San Francisco Giants 6, Houston Astros 3 (15 innings)
Regular Season Game 40
Played on Friday, May 22, 1981 (N) at Astrodome

SF  N    1  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  3  -   6 19  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  1  1    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  0  -   3 11  0
San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cabell 1b                     8   1   3   0       0   1      13   2
Herndon lf,rf                 8   2   3   0       0   2       5   0
Clark rf                      7   1   2   2       1   1       7   2
  Bergman lf                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Evans 3b                      7   1   2   2       1   1       1   4
Martin cf                     6   0   4   2       2   0       4   0
Stennett 2b                   6   0   1   0       1   0       5   1
  Pettini 2b                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Sadek c                       3   0   0   0       1   0       5   1
  May ph,c                    3   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
LeMaster ss                   5   0   2   0       2   0       1   6
Alexander p                   3   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
  Smith ph                    1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Breining p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  North ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Holland p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Minton p                    1   1   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       60   6  19   6       8   5      45  18

BATTING - 
2B: Clark (6,off Knepper).
3B: Herndon (4,off Knepper); LeMaster (1,off Knepper); Evans (2,off D. Smith).
SH: Holland (3,off D. Smith).
Team LOB: 18.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Martin (3,2nd base off LaCorte/Ashby).
CS: LeMaster 2 (5,Home by Knepper/Ashby,2nd base by Sambito/Ashby); Clark (1,2nd
base by Sambito/Ashby).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl rf                       6   1   1   0       1   1       5   0
Reynolds ss                   6   0   0   0       0   0       6  10
Cedeno cf                     7   1   3   0       0   0       3   0
Cruz lf                       6   0   1   1       1   0       3   0
Walling 1b                    5   0   2   0       1   0      17   1
Howe 3b                       4   1   2   0       2   0       1   2
Ashby c                       4   0   1   2       0   0       6   2
Landestoy 2b                  4   0   0   0       0   2       1   1
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Pittman ph                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  D. Smith p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Woods ph                    0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Andujar p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Sprowl p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Knepper p                     3   0   0   0       0   2       0   2
  LaCorte p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Thon 2b                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Heep ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Garcia 2b                   2   0   0   0       0   0       3   1
Totals                       49   3  11   3       6   5      45  22

BATTING - 
2B: Howe (11,off Alexander); Ashby (5,off Alexander); Cedeno (7,off Alexander).
SH: Reynolds (8,off Alexander); Ashby (3,off Alexander).
SF: Ashby (2,off Minton).
IBB: Cruz (3,by Alexander); Howe (4,by Holland); Woods (3,by Minton).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno (6,2nd base off Holland/May).
CS: Puhl (2,2nd base by Alexander/Sadek); Pittman (1,2nd base by Holland/May).

PITCHING
San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Alexander                     8     7   2   2   4   3   0  32
Breining                      2     0   0   0   0   1   0   6
Holland                       3.1   3   1   1   1   1   0  13
Minton W(2-2)                 1.2   1   0   0   1   0   0   7
Totals                       15    11   3   3   6   5   0  58

IBB: Alexander (2,Cruz); Holland (3,Howe); Minton (5,Woods).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Knepper                       8.2  11   2   2   1   2   0  37
LaCorte                       1     0   0   0   2   1   0   5
Sambito                       2.1   2   0   0   2   1   0   9
D. Smith                      2     3   1   1   1   1   0  10
Andujar L(1-3)                0.2   1   3   3   2   0   0   5
Sprowl                        0.1   2   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                       15    19   6   6   8   5   0  69


Umpires: HP - John McSherry, 1B - Dave Pallone, 3B - Charlie Williams
Time of Game: 4:38   Attendance: 30377


Starting Lineups:

   San Francisco Giants          Houston Astros           
1. Cabell              1b        Puhl                rf
2. Herndon             lf        Reynolds            ss
3. Clark               rf        Cedeno              cf
4. Evans               3b        Cruz                lf
5. Martin              cf        Walling             1b
6. Stennett            2b        Howe                3b
7. Sadek               c         Ashby               c
8. LeMaster            ss        Landestoy           2b
9. Alexander           p         Knepper             p

GIANTS 1ST: Cabell grounded out (shortstop to first); Herndon
tripled to right; Clark singled to center [Herndon scored];
Evans made an out to shortstop; Martin singled to third [Clark
to second]; Stennett flied out to center; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Giants 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl walked; Puhl was caught stealing second
(catcher to second); Reynolds made an out to first; Cedeno flied
out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 0.

GIANTS 2ND: Sadek grounded out (third to first); LeMaster
tripled to left; LeMaster was caught stealing home (pitcher to
catcher to third); Alexander grounded out (shortstop to first);
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz flied out to right; Walling walked; Howe walked
[Walling to second]; Ashby flied out to center [Walling to
third]; Landestoy struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 1,
Astros 0.

GIANTS 3RD: Cabell flied out to right; Herndon singled to right;
Clark doubled to left [Herndon scored]; Evans was called out on
strikes; Martin grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Knepper lined to first; Puhl flied out to right;
Reynolds flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 2,
Astros 0.

GIANTS 4TH: Stennett grounded out (third to first); Sadek
walked; LeMaster made an out to shortstop; Alexander grounded
out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros
0.

ASTROS 4TH: Cedeno grounded out (shortstop to first); Cruz
grounded out (third to first); Walling grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 0.

GIANTS 5TH: Cabell grounded out (shortstop to first); Herndon
struck out; Clark grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Howe doubled to right; Ashby doubled to right [Howe
scored, Ashby out at third (right to shortstop to third)];
Landestoy grounded out (first to pitcher); Knepper struck out; 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 1.

GIANTS 6TH: Evans grounded out (second to first); Martin singled
to center; Stennett flied out to left; Sadek flied out to right;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Puhl singled to right; Reynolds out on a sacrifice
bunt (third to first) [Puhl to second]; Cedeno grounded out
(shortstop to first); Cruz singled to left [Puhl scored];
Walling flied to right in foul territory; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Giants 2, Astros 2.

GIANTS 7TH: LeMaster made an out to shortstop; Alexander singled
to right; Cabell singled to right [Alexander to second]; Herndon
flied out to center; Clark grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Howe singled to third; Ashby out on a sacrifice bunt
(third to second) [Howe to second]; Landestoy flied out to
right; Knepper struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 2,
Astros 2.

GIANTS 8TH: Evans flied out to right; Martin grounded out
(shortstop to first); Stennett flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Puhl grounded out (third to first); Reynolds flied
out to center; Cedeno doubled to left; Cruz was walked
intentionally; Walling singled to right [Cedeno out at home
(right to catcher), Cruz to second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Giants 2, Astros 2.

GIANTS 9TH: Sadek flied out to left; LeMaster flied out to left;
SMITH BATTED FOR ALEXANDER; Smith singled to center; Cabell
singled to left [Smith to second]; LACORTE REPLACED KNEPPER
(PITCHING); Herndon struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 2,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 9TH: BREINING REPLACED SMITH (PITCHING); Howe flied out
to center; Ashby grounded out (second to first); Landestoy
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 2.

GIANTS 10TH: Clark flied out to center; Evans made an out to
second; Martin walked; Martin stole second; Stennett walked; MAY
BATTED FOR SADEK; SAMBITO REPLACED LANDESTOY (PITCHING); THON
REPLACED LACORTE (PLAYING 2B); May grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 10TH: MAY STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); HEEP BATTED FOR
THON; Heep grounded out (shortstop to first); Puhl flied out to
right; Reynolds flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Giants 2, Astros 2.

GIANTS 11TH: GARCIA REPLACED HEEP (PLAYING 2B); LeMaster singled
to right; NORTH BATTED FOR BREINING; LeMaster was caught
stealing second (catcher to shortstop); North made an out to
first; Cabell struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 2,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 11TH: HOLLAND REPLACED NORTH (PITCHING); Cedeno made an
out to second; Cruz flied out to left; Walling flied out to
left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 2.

GIANTS 12TH: Herndon singled to center; Clark forced Herndon
(shortstop to second); Clark was picked off and caught stealing
second (pitcher to first to shortstop); Evans walked; Martin
walked [Evans to second]; Stennett made an out to first; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 12TH: Howe made an out to second; Ashby made an out to
shortstop; PITTMAN BATTED FOR SAMBITO; Pittman singled to right;
Pittman was caught stealing second (catcher to second); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 2.

GIANTS 13TH: D. SMITH REPLACED PITTMAN (PITCHING); May grounded
out (first unassisted); LeMaster walked; Holland out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [LeMaster to second]; Cabell
flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 13TH: Garcia grounded out (shortstop to first); Puhl was
called out on strikes; Reynolds flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 2.

GIANTS 14TH: Herndon grounded out (second to first); Clark
struck out; Evans tripled to right; Martin singled to center
[Evans scored]; Stennett singled to left [Martin to second]; May
made an out to second; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 14TH: PETTINI REPLACED STENNETT (PLAYING 2B); Cedeno
singled to left; Cedeno stole second; Cruz flied out to left;
Walling singled to left [Cedeno to third, Walling to second (on
throw to home)]; Howe was walked intentionally; MINTON REPLACED
HOLLAND (PITCHING); Ashby hit a sacrifice fly to right [Cedeno
scored]; WOODS BATTED FOR D. SMITH; Woods was walked
intentionally [Walling to third, Howe to second]; Garcia
grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Giants 3,
Astros 3.

GIANTS 15TH: ANDUJAR REPLACED WOODS (PITCHING); LeMaster walked;
Minton forced LeMaster (pitcher to shortstop); Cabell singled to
left [Minton to second]; Herndon grounded out (shortstop to
first) [Minton to third, Cabell to second]; Clark walked; SPROWL
REPLACED ANDUJAR (PITCHING); Evans singled to right [Minton
scored, Cabell scored, Clark to third]; Martin singled to left
[Clark scored, Evans to second]; Pettini popped to catcher in
foul territory; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 6, Astros 3.

ASTROS 15TH: BERGMAN REPLACED CLARK (PLAYING LF); HERNDON
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); Puhl grounded out (first
unassisted); Reynolds grounded out (first to pitcher); Cedeno
singled to left; Cruz popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 6, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Giants           6  19   0   18
 Astros           3  11   0   10


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