San Francisco Giants 3, Houston Astros 0
Regular Season Game 97
Played on Friday, July 23, 1976 (N) at Astrodome

SF  N    0  1  0    0  2  0    0  0  0  -   3  5  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  4  1
San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Herndon cf                    3   1   0   0       1   0       4   0
Perez ss                      2   0   0   0       2   2       2   5
Matthews lf                   2   0   1   2       2   0       2   0
Murcer rf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       5   0
Evans 1b                      4   1   1   0       0   0      14   0
Reitz 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   3       0   2
Rader c                       4   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Miller 2b                     4   0   1   0       0   1       0   5
Barr p                        3   1   1   0       0   2       0   3
Totals                       30   3   5   2       5   8      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Miller-Perez-Evans.

BATTING - 
2B: Barr (1,off Richard).
SH: Barr (7,off Pentz).
HBP: Herndon (2,by Richard).
GDP: Murcer 2 (5,off Richard 2).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Evans (7,2nd base off Richard/Herrmann).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gross rf                      4   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Andrews 2b                    4   0   0   0       0   0       2   6
Cedeno cf                     4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Watson 1b                     3   0   1   0       0   0      10   0
Cruz lf                       3   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Cabell 3b                     3   0   1   0       0   0       1   1
Herrmann c                    3   0   0   0       0   0       9   0
Metzger ss                    3   0   0   0       0   0       2   4
Richard p                     2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Boswell ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Pentz p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       30   0   4   0       0   0      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Andrews-Metzger-Watson, Andrews-Metzger-Watson.
E: Richard (6).

BATTING - 
GDP: Andrews (9,off Barr).
Team LOB: 3.

PITCHING
San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Barr W(8-6)                   9     4   0   0   0   0   0  30


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Richard L(10-11)              8     4   3   2   5   8   0  33
Pentz                         1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        9     5   3   2   5   8   0  37

HBP: Richard (3,Herndon).

Umpires: HP - Satch Davidson, 1B - Dutch Rennert, 2B - Ed Vargo, 3B - Andy Olsen
Time of Game: 2:06   Attendance: 25782


Starting Lineups:

   San Francisco Giants          Houston Astros           
1. Herndon             cf        Gross               rf
2. Perez               ss        Andrews             2b
3. Matthews            lf        Cedeno              cf
4. Murcer              rf        Watson              1b
5. Evans               1b        Cruz                lf
6. Reitz               3b        Cabell              3b
7. Rader               c         Herrmann            c
8. Miller              2b        Metzger             ss
9. Barr                p         Richard             p

GIANTS 1ST: Herndon flied out to center; Perez struck out;
Matthews walked; Murcer grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Gross grounded out (second to first); Andrews
grounded out (second to first); Cedeno singled; Watson grounded
out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

GIANTS 2ND: Evans singled; Reitz struck out; Evans stole second;
Rader reached on an error by Richard [Evans scored (unearned),
Rader to first]; Miller struck out; Barr struck out; 1 R (0 ER),
1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz grounded out (pitcher to first); Cabell
grounded out (shortstop to first); Herrmann flied out to right;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 0.

GIANTS 3RD: Herndon made an out to second; Perez walked;
Matthews walked [Perez to second]; Murcer grounded into a double
play (second to shortstop to first) [Matthews out at second]; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Metzger grounded out (pitcher to first); Richard
grounded out (shortstop to first); Gross grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 0.

GIANTS 4TH: Evans grounded out (second to first); Reitz was
called out on strikes; Rader grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Andrews flied out to center; Cedeno flied out to
right; Watson flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants
1, Astros 0.

GIANTS 5TH: Miller flied out to center; Barr doubled to left;
Herndon was hit by a pitch; Perez walked [Barr to third, Herndon
to second]; Matthews singled [Barr scored, Herndon scored, Perez
to second]; Murcer grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [Matthews out at second]; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Giants 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Cruz flied out to right; Cabell made an out to
shortstop; Herrmann grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Giants 3, Astros 0.

GIANTS 6TH: Evans popped to catcher in foul territory; Reitz
grounded out (second to first); Rader singled; Miller flied out
to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Metzger grounded out (shortstop to first); Richard
grounded out (second to first); Gross flied out to center; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 3, Astros 0.

GIANTS 7TH: Barr struck out; Herndon walked; Perez was called
out on strikes; Matthews grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Andrews grounded out (second to first); Cedeno
grounded out (third to first); Watson singled; Cruz flied out to
left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 3, Astros 0.

GIANTS 8TH: Murcer popped to third in foul territory; Evans
grounded out (second to first); Reitz struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Giants 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 8TH: Cabell singled; Herrmann flied out to left; Metzger
flied out to center; BOSWELL BATTED FOR RICHARD; Boswell flied
out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 3, Astros 0.

GIANTS 9TH: PENTZ REPLACED BOSWELL (PITCHING); Rader grounded
out (shortstop to first); Miller singled; Barr out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Miller to second]; Herndon
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants
3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 9TH: Gross singled; Andrews grounded into a double play
(second to shortstop to first) [Gross out at second]; Cedeno
flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 3, Astros 0.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Giants           3   5   0    7
 Astros           0   4   1    3


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