Houston Astros 3, San Diego Padres 2
Regular Season Game 151
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Sunday, September 19, 1976 (D) at Astrodome

SD  N    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  1  0  -   2  6  1
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  1    1  0  1  -   3 11  4
San Diego Padres             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Grubb rf                      4   0   2   0       0   0       2   0
  Hernandez pr                0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Melendez rf                 1   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Fuentes 2b                    4   1   0   0       0   0       6   4
W. Davis cf                   4   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Ivie 1b                       4   0   1   0       0   0      11   1
Turner lf                     2   0   1   1       1   0       1   0
Rader 3b                      3   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Kendall c                     3   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
Almon ss                      4   0   0   0       0   1       0   8
Jones p                       3   0   0   0       1   0       1   3
Totals                       32   2   6   2       3   2      25  16

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Almon-Fuentes-Ivie, Almon-Fuentes-Ivie, Fuentes.
E: Turner (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Grubb (20,off Lemongello).
3B: Turner (5,off Lemongello); W. Davis (10,off Lemongello).
SH: Fuentes (15,off Lemongello); Turner (3,off Lemongello); Rader (5,off Lemongello).
IBB: Kendall (3,by Lemongello); Turner (3,by Lemongello).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Fuentes (5,2nd base off Lemongello/Johnson).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Taveras 2b                    4   0   2   0       0   0       3   4
Cabell 3b                     4   1   1   0       0   0       2   2
Cedeno cf                     4   0   2   1       0   0       3   0
Watson 1b                     3   0   0   0       1   0      11   1
Johnson c                     4   0   0   0       0   1       3   1
Javier rf,lf                  3   1   2   0       1   0       1   0
  Howard pr                   0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Roberts lf                    3   0   2   1       0   0       2   0
  Cruz rf                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Metzger ss                    3   0   1   0       0   0       2   4
  Howe ph                     0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Lemongello p                  3   0   0   0       0   1       0   3
  DaVanon ph                  1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   3  11   3       3   2      27  15

FIELDING - 
E: Taveras (3), Watson 2 (15), Metzger (10).

BATTING - 
2B: Roberts (11,off Jones); Cedeno (24,off Jones).
SH: Cruz (2,off Jones).
GDP: Cedeno (16,off Jones); Metzger (11,off Jones).
IBB: Watson (9,by Jones); Howe (1,by Jones).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cabell (35,2nd base off Jones/Kendall).

PITCHING
San Diego Padres             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Jones L(21-14)                8.1  11   3   3   3   2   0  36

IBB: Jones 2 (9,Watson,Howe).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lemongello W(2-0)             9     6   2   0   3   2   0  38

IBB: Lemongello 2 (2,Kendall,Turner).

Umpires: HP - Harry Wendelstedt, 1B - Dick Stello, 2B - Jim Quick, 3B - Bill Williams
Time of Game: 1:42   


Starting Lineups:

   San Diego Padres              Houston Astros           
1. Grubb               rf        Taveras             2b
2. Fuentes             2b        Cabell              3b
3. W. Davis            cf        Cedeno              cf
4. Ivie                1b        Watson              1b
5. Turner              lf        Johnson             c
6. Rader               3b        Javier              rf
7. Kendall             c         Roberts             lf
8. Almon               ss        Metzger             ss
9. Jones               p         Lemongello          p

PADRES 1ST: Grubb doubled to left; Fuentes out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to first) [Grubb to third]; W. Davis grounded out
(second to first); Ivie grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: On a bunt Taveras singled to second; Cabell grounded
out (pitcher to shortstop to first) [Taveras to second]; Cedeno
grounded out (shortstop to first); Watson lined to second; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 0.

PADRES 2ND: Turner lined to left; Rader flied out to right;
Kendall flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Johnson flied out to right; Javier walked; Roberts
flied out to left; Metzger singled to right [Javier to second];
Lemongello was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Padres 0, Astros 0.

PADRES 3RD: Almon grounded out (third to first); Jones grounded
out (shortstop to first); Grubb flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Taveras singled to center; Cabell forced Taveras
(shortstop to second); Cedeno grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Cabell out at second]; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 0.

PADRES 4TH: Fuentes reached on an error by Watson [Fuentes to
first]; Fuentes stole second; W. Davis made an out to shortstop;
Ivie popped to catcher in foul territory; Turner tripled to
right [Fuentes scored (unearned)]; Rader struck out; 1 R (0 ER),
1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); Johnson
grounded out (shortstop to first); Javier flied out to right; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 1, Astros 0.

PADRES 5TH: Kendall flied out to left; Almon lined to shortstop;
Jones grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Padres 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Roberts singled to left; Metzger grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Roberts out at
second]; Lemongello grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Padres 1, Astros 0.

PADRES 6TH: Grubb singled to right; Grubb was picked off first
(pitcher to first); Fuentes flied out to center; W. Davis made
an out to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Taveras grounded out (pitcher to first); Cabell
singled to left; Cabell stole second; Cedeno singled to left
[Cabell scored, Cedeno to second (error by Turner)]; Watson
lined into a double play (second unassisted) [Cedeno out at
second]; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 1, Astros 1.

PADRES 7TH: Ivie singled to left; Turner reached on an error by
Watson on a sacrifice bunt [Ivie to second, Turner to first];
Rader out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Ivie to
third, Turner to second]; Kendall was walked intentionally;
Almon struck out; Jones grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R,
1 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Padres 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Johnson struck out; Javier singled to left; Roberts
doubled to left [Javier scored]; Metzger grounded out (shortstop
to first) [Roberts to third]; Lemongello grounded out (second to
first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 1, Astros 2.

PADRES 8TH: CRUZ REPLACED ROBERTS (PLAYING RF); JAVIER CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); Grubb reached on an error by Taveras
[Grubb to first]; HERNANDEZ RAN FOR GRUBB; On a bunt Fuentes
made an out to third; W. Davis tripled to right [Hernandez
scored (unearned)]; Ivie made an out to second; Turner was
walked intentionally; Rader grounded out (shortstop to first); 1
R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: MELENDEZ REPLACED HERNANDEZ (PLAYING RF); Taveras
flied out to right; Cabell grounded out (second to first);
Cedeno doubled to right; Watson was walked intentionally;
Johnson flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 2,
Astros 2.

PADRES 9TH: Kendall grounded out (second to first); Almon
grounded out (third to first); Jones walked; Melendez singled to
center [Jones to second]; Fuentes reached on an error by Metzger
[Melendez to second, Fuentes to first, Jones out at home (first
to second to catcher to third)]; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Padres
2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 9TH: Javier singled to third; HOWARD RAN FOR JAVIER; Cruz
out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first) [Howard to second];
HOWE BATTED FOR METZGER; Howe was walked intentionally; DAVANON
BATTED FOR LEMONGELLO; DaVanon singled to left [Howard scored,
Howe to second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 2, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Padres           2   6   1    9
 Astros           3  11   4    8


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