Houston Astros 10, San Francisco Giants 1
Regular Season Game 162
Played on Saturday, October 2, 1976 (D) at Astrodome

SF  N    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  4  3
HOU N    0  4  1    0  0  4    0  1  x  -  10 14  0
San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Herndon cf                    4   1   1   0       0   2       2   0
Thomas 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       4   4
Thomasson 1b                  4   0   0   1       0   0      10   1
Adams lf                      4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Clark rf                      4   0   1   0       0   3       4   0
Ontiveros 3b                  3   0   1   0       0   2       0   2
Alexander c                   2   0   0   0       1   2       0   0
LeMaster ss                   3   0   0   0       0   2       2   4
Dressler p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Williams p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Riccelli p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Arnold ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Toms p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Caldwell p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Rader ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  D'Acquisto p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   1   4   1       1  13      24  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Thomas-Thomasson, LeMaster-Thomas-Thomasson.
E: Alexander (4), LeMaster 2 (11).
PB: Alexander (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Herndon (11,off Richard).
Team LOB: 4.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Andrews 2b                    5   1   3   1       0   0       0   6
Cabell 3b,1b                  5   1   1   0       0   0       4   0
Cedeno cf                     4   1   0   0       1   0       1   0
Watson 1b                     3   1   1   2       0   0       6   1
  Boswell ph                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Howe 3b                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Cruz lf                       4   2   2   1       1   0       0   0
Johnson c                     4   1   2   2       1   0      13   0
Gross rf                      4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Metzger ss                    4   2   1   0       0   0       0   0
Richard p                     4   1   3   3       0   0       1   1
Totals                       38  10  14   9       3   0      27   8

BATTING - 
2B: Johnson (21,off Dressler).
HR: Richard (2,6th inning off Toms 1 on 0 out).
HBP: Watson (4,by Dressler).
GDP: Gross (8,off Williams); Andrews (16,off Caldwell).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cruz 2 (28,2nd base off Williams/Alexander,3rd base off Williams/Alexander);
Cedeno (58,2nd base off D'Acquisto/Alexander).

PITCHING
San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dressler L(3-10)              2     4   4   3   0   0   0  12
Williams                      1     0   1   0   2   0   0   4
Riccelli                      1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Toms                          1.1   7   4   3   0   0   1  11
Caldwell                      1.2   1   0   0   0   0   0   6
D'Acquisto                    1     1   1   1   1   0   0   5
Totals                        8    14  10   7   3   0   1  42

HBP: Dressler (2,Watson).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Richard W(20-15)              9     4   1   1   1  13   0  32


Umpires: HP - Jerry Dale, 1B - Paul Runge, 2B - Doug Harvey, 3B - Bob Engel
Time of Game: 2:08   Attendance: 7612


Starting Lineups:

   San Francisco Giants          Houston Astros           
1. Herndon             cf        Andrews             2b
2. Thomas              2b        Cabell              3b
3. Thomasson           1b        Cedeno              cf
4. Adams               lf        Watson              1b
5. Clark               rf        Cruz                lf
6. Ontiveros           3b        Johnson             c
7. Alexander           c         Gross               rf
8. LeMaster            ss        Metzger             ss
9. Dressler            p         Richard             p

GIANTS 1ST: Herndon doubled; Thomas grounded out (second to
first) [Herndon to third]; Thomasson grounded out (second to
first) [Herndon scored]; Adams singled; Clark singled [Adams to
second]; Ontiveros struck out; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 1,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Andrews grounded out (pitcher to first); Cabell
grounded out (shortstop to first); Cedeno grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 0.

GIANTS 2ND: Alexander struck out; LeMaster struck out; Dressler
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson was hit by a pitch; Cruz singled [Watson to
third]; Johnson doubled [Watson scored, Cruz scored]; Gross
reached on an error by LeMaster [Johnson stayed at second, Gross
to first]; Metzger forced Gross (first to shortstop) [Johnson to
third]; Richard singled [Johnson scored, Metzger to second];
Andrews singled [Metzger scored (unearned), Richard to second];
Cabell flied out to right; Cedeno grounded out (second to
first); 4 R (3 ER), 4 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 4.

GIANTS 3RD: Herndon made an out to first; Thomas made an out to
third; Thomasson grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 4.

ASTROS 3RD: WILLIAMS REPLACED DRESSLER (PITCHING); Watson flied
out to right; Cruz walked; Cruz stole second; Cruz stole third
[Cruz scored (error by Alexander) (unearned)]; Johnson walked;
Gross grounded into a double play (second to first) [Johnson out
at second]; 1 R (0 ER), 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 5.

GIANTS 4TH: Adams grounded out (second to first); Clark struck
out; Ontiveros singled; Alexander struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 5.

ASTROS 4TH: RICCELLI REPLACED WILLIAMS (PITCHING); Metzger flied
out to right; Richard grounded out (first unassisted); Andrews
singled; Cabell forced Andrews (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 5.

GIANTS 5TH: LeMaster grounded out (pitcher to first); ARNOLD
BATTED FOR RICCELLI; Arnold struck out; Herndon struck out; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 5.

ASTROS 5TH: TOMS REPLACED ARNOLD (PITCHING); Cedeno grounded out
(shortstop to first); Watson flied out to right; Cruz singled;
Johnson singled [Cruz to third]; Gross grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 5.

GIANTS 6TH: Thomas flied out to right; Thomasson flied out to
center; Adams flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants
1, Astros 5.

ASTROS 6TH: Metzger singled; Richard homered [Metzger scored];
Andrews singled; Cabell singled [Andrews to second]; Cedeno
flied out to center; Alexander allowed a passed ball [Andrews to
third, Cabell to second]; Watson singled [Andrews scored, Cabell
scored (unearned)]; CALDWELL REPLACED TOMS (PITCHING); Cruz
forced Watson (third to second); Johnson grounded out (first
unassisted); 4 R (3 ER), 5 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 9.

GIANTS 7TH: Clark struck out; Ontiveros struck out; Alexander
walked; LeMaster struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 1,
Astros 9.

ASTROS 7TH: Gross flied out to left; Metzger reached on an error
by LeMaster [Metzger to first]; Richard singled [Metzger to
second]; Andrews grounded into a double play (shortstop to
second to first) [Richard out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Giants 1, Astros 9.

GIANTS 8TH: RADER BATTED FOR CALDWELL; Rader grounded out (first
to pitcher); Herndon struck out; Thomas made an out to third; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 9.

ASTROS 8TH: D'ACQUISTO REPLACED RADER (PITCHING); Cabell flied
out to left; Cedeno walked; BOSWELL BATTED FOR WATSON; Cedeno
stole second; Boswell singled [Cedeno to third]; Cruz forced
Boswell (second to shortstop) [Cedeno scored]; Johnson flied out
to center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 10.

GIANTS 9TH: HOWE REPLACED BOSWELL (PLAYING 3B); CABELL CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); Thomasson grounded out (second to
first); Adams grounded out (second to first); Clark struck out;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 10.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Giants           1   4   3    4
 Astros          10  14   0    8


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