San Francisco Giants 4, Houston Astros 0
Regular Season Game 99
Doubleheader Nightcap
Played on Saturday, July 24, 1976 (N) at Astrodome

SF  N    2  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  1  -   4  8  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  3  1
San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Thomasson cf                  3   1   0   0       1   1       5   0
  Herndon cf                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Perez ss,2b                   4   1   1   0       1   0       3   2
Matthews lf                   4   0   0   0       0   3       1   0
Murcer rf                     4   0   1   1       0   1       1   0
Evans 1b                      4   1   1   0       0   0       9   1
Reitz 3b                      3   0   2   1       1   0       0   1
Rader c                       3   0   0   0       1   0       6   0
Miller 2b                     3   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
  Speier ss                   1   1   1   1       0   0       1   3
D'Acquisto p                  2   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
  Adams ph                    1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Caldwell p                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   4   8   3       4   6      27   9

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

BATTING - 
HR: Speier (1,9th inning off Sambito 0 on 0 out).
GDP: D'Acquisto (1,off Larson); Rader (11,off Larson).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Thomasson (1,3rd base off Larson/Herrmann).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gross rf                      3   0   1   0       1   0       1   0
Andrews 2b                    4   0   1   0       0   1       0   3
Cruz cf                       3   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Roberts lf                    3   0   0   0       1   2       2   0
Cabell 3b                     2   0   0   0       2   2       0   4
Johnson 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   0      14   0
Herrmann c                    3   0   1   0       0   0       6   0
  Jutze pr,c                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Metzger ss                    3   0   0   0       0   1       3   4
Larson p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Cedeno ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       29   0   3   0       5   6      27  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Metzger-Johnson, Larson-Metzger-Johnson.
E: Cabell (9).

BATTING - 
GDP: Cedeno (10,off Caldwell).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cabell (21,2nd base off Caldwell/Rader).

PITCHING
San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
D'Acquisto W(2-5)             6     2   0   0   4   5   0  24
Caldwell SV(1)                3     1   0   0   1   1   0  10
Totals                        9     3   0   0   5   6   0  34


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Larson L(1-1)                 7     7   3   2   3   6   0  30
Sambito                       2     1   1   1   1   0   1   8
Totals                        9     8   4   3   4   6   1  38


Umpires: HP - Ed Vargo, 1B - Andy Olsen, 2B - Satch Davidson, 3B - Dutch Rennert
Time of Game: 2:16   Attendance: 22621


Starting Lineups:

   San Francisco Giants          Houston Astros           
1. Thomasson           cf        Gross               rf
2. Perez               ss        Andrews             2b
3. Matthews            lf        Cruz                cf
4. Murcer              rf        Roberts             lf
5. Evans               1b        Cabell              3b
6. Reitz               3b        Johnson             1b
7. Rader               c         Herrmann            c
8. Miller              2b        Metzger             ss
9. D'Acquisto          p         Larson              p

GIANTS 1ST: Thomasson walked; Perez singled to center [Thomasson
to second]; Thomasson stole third; Matthews struck out; Murcer
singled [Thomasson scored, Perez to second]; Evans flied out to
center [Perez to third]; Reitz singled to center [Perez scored,
Murcer to third]; Rader forced Reitz (shortstop unassisted); 2
R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Gross grounded out (second to first); Andrews
singled to right; Cruz flied out to center; Roberts flied out to
right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 0.

GIANTS 2ND: Miller singled to center; D'Acquisto grounded into a
double play (shortstop to first) [Miller out at second];
Thomasson grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Giants 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cabell struck out; Johnson made an out to shortstop;
Herrmann flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 2,
Astros 0.

GIANTS 3RD: Perez grounded out (third to first); Matthews struck
out; Murcer grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Metzger struck out; Larson grounded out (pitcher to
first); Gross singled to center; Andrews grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 0.

GIANTS 4TH: Evans singled to right; Reitz singled [Evans to
second]; Rader grounded into a double play (pitcher to shortstop
to first) [Evans to third, Reitz out at second]; Miller reached
on an error by Cabell [Evans scored (unearned) (no RBI), Miller
to first]; D'Acquisto struck out; 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Giants 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Cruz walked; Roberts was called out on strikes;
Cabell was called out on strikes; Johnson made an out to
shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 3, Astros 0.

GIANTS 5TH: Thomasson grounded out (pitcher to first); Perez
walked; Matthews struck out; Murcer struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Giants 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Herrmann flied out to left; Metzger flied out to
center; Larson grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Giants 3, Astros 0.

GIANTS 6TH: Evans flied out to right; Reitz flied out to left;
Rader walked; Miller grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Gross walked; Andrews was called out on strikes;
Cruz flied out to center; Roberts walked [Gross to second];
Cabell walked [Gross to third, Roberts to second]; Johnson
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Giants
3, Astros 0.

GIANTS 7TH: ADAMS BATTED FOR D'ACQUISTO; Adams singled to
center; Thomasson struck out; Perez grounded out (shortstop to
first) [Adams to second]; Matthews grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: CALDWELL REPLACED ADAMS (PITCHING); SPEIER REPLACED
MILLER (PLAYING SS); PEREZ CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 2B);
Herrmann singled to center; JUTZE RAN FOR HERRMANN; Metzger
flied out to center; CEDENO BATTED FOR LARSON; Cedeno grounded
into a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Jutze out at
second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 3, Astros 0.

GIANTS 8TH: JUTZE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); SAMBITO REPLACED
CEDENO (PITCHING); Murcer flied out to left; Evans grounded out
(third to first); Reitz walked; Rader grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 8TH: HERNDON REPLACED THOMASSON (PLAYING CF); Gross
grounded out (shortstop to first); Andrews grounded out
(shortstop to first); Cruz grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 3, Astros 0.

GIANTS 9TH: Speier homered; Caldwell grounded out (third to
first); Herndon grounded out (pitcher to first); Perez grounded
out (second to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 9TH: Roberts struck out; Cabell walked; Cabell stole
second; Johnson made an out to second; Jutze grounded out (third
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 4, Astros 0.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Giants           4   8   0    7
 Astros           0   3   1    7


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