San Diego Padres 4, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 114
Played on Sunday, August 8, 1976 (D) at San Diego Stadium

HOU N    0  1  0    0  0  0    0  2  0  -   3  6  1
SD  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  3  1  -   4  5  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gross rf                      4   1   1   1       0   0       2   0
Cabell 3b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       1   2
Cedeno cf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Watson 1b                     4   1   1   0       0   0       8   0
Cruz lf                       4   0   2   0       0   0       2   0
Herrmann c                    3   0   0   1       0   0       8   0
Andrews 2b                    3   0   0   0       1   0       1   2
Metzger ss                    3   1   1   0       1   1       1   4
Richard p                     3   0   0   0       0   2       2   0
Totals                       32   3   6   2       2   3      26   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Metzger-Andrews-Watson, Metzger-Watson.
E: Cabell (14).

BATTING - 
2B: Watson (18,off Freisleben).
3B: Metzger (7,off Freisleben).
SF: Herrmann (2,off Freisleben).
IBB: Metzger (8,by Freisleben).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cruz (17,2nd base off Freisleben/Kendall).

San Diego Padres             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Grubb rf                      4   1   2   0       1   1       3   0
Hernandez ss                  1   0   0   0       1   0       1   2
  McCovey ph                  1   1   1   3       0   0       0   0
  Torres ss                   1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Turner lf                     4   0   0   0       0   3       5   0
Winfield cf                   3   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
Ivie 1b                       4   0   0   0       0   1      11   0
Fuentes 2b                    3   1   1   0       1   1       1   4
Rader 3b                      2   0   0   0       2   1       0   0
Kendall c                     3   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
  Metzger p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  W. Davis ph                 0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Freisleben p                  1   0   0   0       1   0       1   3
  B. Davis c                  0   1   0   0       1   0       1   0
  Kubiak ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       28   4   5   4       9   8      27   9

FIELDING - 
E: Turner (2).

BATTING - 
HR: McCovey (7,8th inning off Richard 2 on 0 out).
SH: Hernandez (9,off Richard).
GDP: Kendall 2 (14,off Richard 2).
IBB: W. Davis (2,by Richard); Grubb (8,by Richard).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Winfield (20,2nd base off Richard/Herrmann); W. Davis (11,2nd base off
Richard/Herrmann).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Richard L(13-12)              8.2   5   4   4   9   8   1  38

IBB: Richard 2 (4,W. Davis,Grubb).

San Diego Padres             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Freisleben                    7.1   6   3   3   1   2   0  29
Metzger W(10-0)               1.2   0   0   0   1   1   0   6
Totals                        9     6   3   3   2   3   0  35

WP: Freisleben (5).
IBB: Freisleben (5,Metzger).

Umpires: HP - Terry Tata, 1B - Doug Harvey, 2B - Frank Pulli, 3B - John Kibler
Time of Game: 2:21   Attendance: 11205


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Gross lined to left; Cabell popped to pitcher;
Cedeno flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Padres 0.

PADRES 1ST: Grubb singled to pitcher; Hernandez out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher unassisted) [Grubb to second]; Turner
struck out; Winfield grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Padres 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson doubled to left; Freisleben threw a wild
pitch [Watson to third]; Cruz flied out to center; Herrmann hit
a sacrifice fly to right [Watson scored]; Andrews flied out to
left; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Padres 0.

PADRES 2ND: Ivie flied out to right; Fuentes struck out; Rader
flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Padres 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Metzger flied out to center; Richard struck out;
Gross lined to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Padres 0.

PADRES 3RD: Kendall struck out; Freisleben walked; Grubb
grounded out (second to first) [Freisleben to second]; Hernandez
walked; Turner was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 1, Padres 0.

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

PADRES 4TH: Winfield walked; Winfield stole second; Ivie struck
out; Fuentes walked; Rader walked [Winfield to third, Fuentes to
second]; Kendall grounded into a double play (shortstop to
second to first) [Rader out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 1, Padres 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Cruz singled to right; Herrmann grounded out (second
to first) [Cruz to second]; Andrews lined to shortstop; Metzger
was walked intentionally; Richard struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 1, Padres 0.

PADRES 5TH: Freisleben flied out to right; Grubb was called out
on strikes; Hernandez grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Padres 0.

ASTROS 6TH: On a bunt Gross made an out to first; Cabell
grounded out (pitcher to first); Cedeno grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Padres 0.

PADRES 6TH: Turner flied out to center; Winfield made an out to
first; Ivie grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 1, Padres 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Watson grounded out (pitcher to first); Cruz singled
to right; Cruz stole second; Herrmann grounded out (first
unassisted) [Cruz to third]; Andrews flied out to right; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Padres 0.

PADRES 7TH: On a bunt Fuentes made an out to third; Rader
walked; Kendall grounded into a double play (shortstop to first)
[Rader out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Padres 0.

ASTROS 8TH: Metzger tripled to right; Richard grounded out
(second to first); Gross singled to center [Metzger scored];
Cabell singled to left [Gross scored (error by Turner) (no RBI),
Cabell to second]; METZGER REPLACED KENDALL (PITCHING); B. DAVIS
REPLACED FREISLEBEN (PLAYING C ); Cedeno flied out to right
[Cabell to third]; Watson grounded out (second to first); 2 R, 3
H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Padres 0.

PADRES 8TH: B. Davis walked; Grubb singled to right [B. Davis to
second]; MCCOVEY BATTED FOR HERNANDEZ; McCovey homered [B. Davis
scored, Grubb scored]; Turner struck out; Winfield flied out to
left; Ivie grounded out (third to first); 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 3, Padres 3.

ASTROS 9TH: TORRES REPLACED MCCOVEY (PLAYING SS); Cruz flied out
to left; Herrmann made an out to second; Andrews walked; Metzger
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Padres 3.

PADRES 9TH: On a bunt Fuentes singled to third [Fuentes to third
(error by Cabell)]; Rader struck out; W. DAVIS BATTED FOR
METZGER; W. Davis was walked intentionally; KUBIAK BATTED FOR B.
DAVIS; W. Davis stole second; Kubiak lined to pitcher; Grubb was
walked intentionally; Torres singled to right [Fuentes scored,
W. Davis to third, Grubb to second]; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 3 LOB. 
Astros 3, Padres 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3   6   1    5
 Padres           4   5   1    8


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