San Diego Padres 9, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 112
Played on Friday, August 6, 1976 (N) at San Diego Stadium

HOU N    1  0  0    0  0  0    1  1  0  -   3 12  2
SD  N    0  2  2    1  0  0    2  2  x  -   9 16  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Andrews 2b,ss                 5   1   1   0       0   1       0   2
Cabell 3b                     4   0   1   0       1   0       2   0
Cedeno cf                     3   1   1   1       0   0       5   0
Watson 1b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       3   1
Cruz lf                       3   1   2   0       1   0       5   0
Gross rf                      3   0   1   0       1   0       1   0
Herrmann c                    4   0   2   1       0   1       4   2
Metzger ss                    2   0   0   0       0   0       3   1
  Boswell ph,2b               2   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Dierker p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Roberts ph                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Niekro p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Johnson ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Rondon p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cosgrove p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Howard ph                   1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   3  12   2       3   4      24   6

FIELDING - 
E: Andrews (11), Cabell (13).

BATTING - 
2B: Cruz (15,off Griffin).
SF: Cedeno (3,off Griffin).
GDP: Watson (10,off Griffin); Cedeno (11,off Griffin); Gross (4,off Metzger).
Team LOB: 8.

San Diego Padres             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Turner lf                     4   1   4   3       0   0       1   0
Hernandez ss                  5   0   0   0       0   0       0   7
W. Davis cf                   5   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
Winfield rf                   1   1   0   0       2   0       2   0
  Melendez rf                 2   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Ivie 1b                       4   3   3   1       1   0       8   0
Fuentes 2b                    4   1   2   1       1   0       7   5
Rader 3b                      4   1   1   0       1   0       3   1
Kendall c                     5   1   4   4       0   0       4   0
Griffin p                     3   0   1   0       0   2       0   0
  Metzger p                   2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       39   9  16   9       5   2      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Hernandez-Fuentes-Ivie, Rader-Fuentes-Ivie, Hernandez-Fuentes-Ivie.

BATTING - 
HR: Ivie (5,2nd inning off Dierker 0 on 0 out); Turner (4,4th inning off Dierker
0 on 0 out).
SF: Turner (2,off Cosgrove).
Team LOB: 12.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Hernandez (11,2nd base off Dierker/Herrmann).
CS: Turner (2,2nd base by Dierker/Herrmann); Winfield (7,3rd base by Dierker/Herrmann).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker L(11-10)              4    10   5   5   2   1   2  23
Niekro                        2     1   0   0   0   1   0   8
Rondon                        0     3   2   2   1   0   0   4
Cosgrove                      2     2   2   2   2   0   0  10
Totals                        8    16   9   9   5   2   2  45

Rondon faced 4 batters in the 7th inning

San Diego Padres             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Griffin W(6-3)                6     8   2   2   2   2   0  25
Metzger SV(10)                3     4   1   1   1   2   0  13
Totals                        9    12   3   3   3   4   0  38

Griffin faced 3 batters in the 7th inning

Umpires: HP - Frank Pulli, 1B - John Kibler, 2B - Terry Tata, 3B - Doug Harvey
Time of Game: 2:34   Attendance: 12911


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                San Diego Padres         
1. Andrews             2b        Turner              lf
2. Cabell              3b        Hernandez           ss
3. Cedeno              cf        W. Davis            cf
4. Watson              1b        Winfield            rf
5. Cruz                lf        Ivie                1b
6. Gross               rf        Fuentes             2b
7. Herrmann            c         Rader               3b
8. Metzger             ss        Kendall             c
9. Dierker             p         Griffin             p

ASTROS 1ST: Andrews singled to left; Cabell singled to right
[Andrews to third]; Cedeno hit a sacrifice fly to right [Andrews
scored]; Watson grounded into a double play (shortstop to second
to first) [Cabell out at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
1, Padres 0.

PADRES 1ST: Turner singled to center; Turner was caught stealing
second (catcher to shortstop); Hernandez reached on an error by
Cabell [Hernandez to first]; Hernandez stole second; W. Davis
popped to first in foul territory; Winfield flied out to left; 0
R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Padres 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz doubled to center [Cruz out at third (center to
shortstop to third)]; Gross singled to left; Herrmann struck
out; Metzger grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 1, Padres 0.

PADRES 2ND: Ivie homered; Fuentes made an out to shortstop;
Rader flied out to center; Kendall singled to center; Griffin
singled to center [Kendall to second]; Turner singled to left
[Kendall scored, Griffin to second]; Hernandez flied out to
left; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Padres 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Dierker struck out; Andrews grounded out (shortstop
to first); Cabell flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Padres 2.

PADRES 3RD: W. Davis flied out to center; Winfield walked; Ivie
singled to left [Winfield to second]; Fuentes singled to left
[Winfield scored, Ivie to second]; Rader flied out to center;
Kendall singled to left [Ivie scored, Fuentes to third]; Griffin
struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Padres 4.

ASTROS 4TH: Cedeno lined to second; Watson grounded out (second
to first); Cruz flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Padres 4.

PADRES 4TH: Turner homered; Hernandez popped to catcher in foul
territory; W. Davis grounded out (second to first); Winfield
walked; Ivie singled to right [Winfield to second]; Winfield was
caught stealing third (catcher to third); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 1, Padres 5.

ASTROS 5TH: Gross lined to second; Herrmann singled to center;
Metzger forced Herrmann (shortstop to second); ROBERTS BATTED
FOR DIERKER; Roberts singled to third [Metzger to second];
Andrews forced Roberts (shortstop to second); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 1, Padres 5.

PADRES 5TH: NIEKRO REPLACED ROBERTS (PITCHING); Fuentes grounded
out (shortstop to first); Rader grounded out (first to pitcher);
Kendall flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Padres 5.

ASTROS 6TH: MELENDEZ REPLACED WINFIELD (PLAYING RF); Cabell
walked; Cedeno grounded into a double play (third to second to
first) [Cabell out at second]; Watson grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Padres 5.

PADRES 6TH: Griffin struck out; Turner singled to shortstop;
Hernandez reached on an error by Andrews [Turner to second,
Hernandez to first]; W. Davis made an out to shortstop; Melendez
flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Padres 5.

ASTROS 7TH: Cruz singled to shortstop; Gross walked [Cruz to
second]; Herrmann singled to center [Cruz scored, Gross to
second]; METZGER REPLACED GRIFFIN (PITCHING); BOSWELL BATTED FOR
METZGER; Boswell singled to left [Gross to third, Herrmann to
second]; JOHNSON BATTED FOR NIEKRO; Johnson struck out; Andrews
struck out; Cabell flied out to center; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. 
Astros 2, Padres 5.

PADRES 7TH: RONDON REPLACED JOHNSON (PITCHING); BOSWELL STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); ANDREWS CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING SS);
Ivie walked; On a bunt Fuentes singled to second [Ivie to
second]; Rader singled to center [Ivie to third, Fuentes to
second]; Kendall singled to right [Ivie scored, Fuentes to
third, Rader to second]; COSGROVE REPLACED RONDON (PITCHING);
Metzger forced Fuentes (shortstop to catcher) [Rader to third,
Kendall to second]; Turner hit a sacrifice fly to center [Rader
scored, Kendall to third]; Hernandez flied out to left; 2 R, 3
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Padres 7.

ASTROS 8TH: Cedeno singled to third; Watson singled to left
[Cedeno to second]; Cruz walked [Cedeno to third, Watson to
second]; Gross grounded into a double play (shortstop to second
to first) [Cedeno scored (no RBI), Watson to third, Cruz out at
second]; Herrmann made an out to third; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 3, Padres 7.

PADRES 8TH: W. Davis made an out to third; Melendez singled to
left; Ivie flied out to left; Fuentes walked [Melendez to
second]; Rader walked [Melendez to third, Fuentes to second];
Kendall singled to left [Melendez scored, Fuentes scored, Rader
to second]; Metzger flied out to right; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 3, Padres 9.

ASTROS 9TH: Boswell made an out to third; HOWARD BATTED FOR
COSGROVE; Howard singled to right; Andrews flied out to left;
Cabell grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 3, Padres 9.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3  12   2    8
 Padres           9  16   0   12


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