Houston Astros 5, San Francisco Giants 4
Regular Season Game 161
Played on Friday, October 1, 1976 (N) at Astrodome

SF  N    0  2  0    0  0  2    0  0  0  -   4  6  3
HOU N    0  0  0    0  1  0    4  0  x  -   5 11  1
San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Herndon cf                    4   1   2   0       0   0       1   0
Thomas 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       3   4
Matthews lf                   4   1   2   2       0   0       1   1
Thomasson 1b                  4   0   0   0       0   0      15   0
Clark rf                      4   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Reitz 3b                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Arnold ph,3b                3   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Alexander c                   3   1   1   2       0   0       1   1
LeMaster ss                   3   0   0   0       0   0       1  10
Barr p                        2   0   0   0       0   2       1   1
  Ontiveros ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Moffitt p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   4   6   4       0   2      24  19

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Thomas-LeMaster-Thomasson.
E: Thomas (15), LeMaster (9), Barr (4).

BATTING - 
HR: Alexander (2,2nd inning off Lemongello 1 on 2 out); Matthews (20,6th inning
off Lemongello 1 on 2 out).
Team LOB: 2.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Clark (6,2nd base off Lemongello/Herrmann).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Howard lf                     4   1   1   0       0   1       1   0
Taveras ss                    4   1   2   2       0   0       0   2
Cedeno cf                     4   1   3   0       0   0       3   0
Johnson 1b                    3   0   1   2       1   0      15   0
Howe 3b                       4   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
Javier rf                     2   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
  Roberts rf                  2   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
  Gross rf                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Milbourne 2b                  4   1   2   0       0   0       0   7
Herrmann c                    4   1   1   0       0   0       3   1
Lemongello p                  2   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Boswell ph                  1   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
  Pentz p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       34   5  11   5       1   1      27  15

FIELDING - 
E: Howard (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Cedeno (26,off Barr); Herrmann (8,off Barr).
GDP: Taveras (2,off Barr).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno 2 (57,2nd base off Barr/Alexander 2).

PITCHING
San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Barr L(15-12)                 7    10   5   1   1   1   0  31
Moffitt                       1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        8    11   5   1   1   1   0  35


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lemongello W(3-1)             7     4   4   4   0   2   2  25
Pentz SV(5)                   2     2   0   0   0   0   0   8
Totals                        9     6   4   4   0   2   2  33


Umpires: HP - Bob Engel, 1B - Jerry Dale, 2B - Paul Runge, 3B - Doug Harvey
Time of Game: 1:55   Attendance: 5196


Starting Lineups:

   San Francisco Giants          Houston Astros           
1. Herndon             cf        Howard              lf
2. Thomas              2b        Taveras             ss
3. Matthews            lf        Cedeno              cf
4. Thomasson           1b        Johnson             1b
5. Clark               rf        Howe                3b
6. Reitz               3b        Javier              rf
7. Alexander           c         Milbourne           2b
8. LeMaster            ss        Herrmann            c
9. Barr                p         Lemongello          p

GIANTS 1ST: Herndon grounded out (third to first); Thomas flied
out to right; Matthews grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Howard struck out; Taveras grounded out (shortstop
to first); Cedeno doubled; Johnson walked; Howe flied out to
left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

GIANTS 2ND: Thomasson made an out to third; Clark singled; Clark
stole second; Reitz flied out to center; Alexander homered
[Clark scored]; LeMaster grounded out (pitcher to first); 2 R, 2
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Javier singled; Milbourne forced Javier (shortstop
to second); Herrmann made an out to second; Lemongello grounded
out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 0.

GIANTS 3RD: Barr struck out; Herndon grounded out (second to
first); Thomas grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Howard singled; Taveras grounded into a double play
(second to shortstop to first) [Howard out at second]; Cedeno
singled; Cedeno stole second; Johnson grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 0.

GIANTS 4TH: Matthews grounded out (third to first); Thomasson
made an out to catcher; Clark grounded out (shortstop to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Howe grounded out (shortstop to first); Javier
grounded out (shortstop to first); Milbourne grounded out (third
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 0.

GIANTS 5TH: ROBERTS REPLACED JAVIER (PLAYING RF); ARNOLD BATTED
FOR REITZ; Arnold flied out to center; Ken Reitz hurt by own
foul ball; Alexander flied out to right; LeMaster grounded
out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 2,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: ARNOLD STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); Herrmann
doubled; Lemongello grounded out (first unassisted) [Herrmann to
third]; Howard grounded out (pitcher to first); Taveras singled
[Herrmann scored, Taveras to second (error by Thomas)]; Cedeno
grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Giants
2, Astros 1.

GIANTS 6TH: Barr struck out; Herndon singled; Thomas grounded
out (second to first) [Herndon to second]; Matthews homered
[Herndon scored]; Thomasson grounded out (second to first); 2 R,
2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Johnson flied out to center; Howe grounded out
(shortstop to first); Roberts grounded out (shortstop to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 4, Astros 1.

GIANTS 7TH: Clark grounded out (catcher to first); Arnold
grounded out (second to first); Alexander flied out to right; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Milbourne singled to shortstop [Milbourne to second
(error by LeMaster)]; Herrmann grounded out (second to first)
[Milbourne to third]; BOSWELL BATTED FOR LEMONGELLO; Boswell
grounded out (second to pitcher) [Milbourne scored (unearned)];
Howard reached on an error by Barr [Howard to second]; Taveras
singled [Howard scored (unearned)]; Cedeno singled [Taveras to
third]; Cedeno stole second; Johnson singled to left [Taveras
scored (unearned), Cedeno scored (unearned), Johnson out at
second (left to catcher to second)]; 4 R (0 ER), 4 H, 2 E, 0
LOB.  Giants 4, Astros 5.

GIANTS 8TH: PENTZ REPLACED BOSWELL (PITCHING); LeMaster flied
out to center; ONTIVEROS BATTED FOR BARR; Ontiveros grounded out
(second to first); Herndon singled; Thomas grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 4, Astros 5.

ASTROS 8TH: MOFFITT REPLACED ONTIVEROS (PITCHING); Howe grounded
out (third to first); Roberts grounded out (shortstop to first);
Milbourne singled; Herrmann flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Giants 4, Astros 5.

GIANTS 9TH: GROSS REPLACED ROBERTS (PLAYING RF); Matthews
singled to left [Matthews to second (error by Howard)];
Thomasson flied out to left; Clark grounded out (pitcher to
first); Arnold flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Giants
4, Astros 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Giants           4   6   3    2
 Astros           5  11   1    6


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