Houston Astros 6, San Diego Padres 3
Regular Season Game 43
Played on Monday, May 25, 1981 (N) at Astrodome

SD  N    0  1  1    0  1  0    0  0  0  -   3 10  0
HOU N    3  0  0    3  0  0    0  0  x  -   6  7  0
San Diego Padres             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Smith ss                      5   2   2   0       0   0       1   4
Jones cf                      5   0   2   0       0   1       2   0
Richards lf                   4   0   2   0       1   0       2   0
Perkins 1b                    3   0   2   2       0   0       9   0
Kennedy c                     3   1   1   0       1   0       6   1
Lefebvre rf                   2   0   0   0       1   1       3   0
Bonilla 2b                    4   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Salazar 3b                    3   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Mura p                        1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Flannery ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lollar p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Evans ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Boone p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   3  10   3       3   2      24   8

BATTING - 
SF: Salazar (2,off Niekro); Perkins (2,off Niekro).
HBP: Lefebvre (1,by Sambito).
GDP: Kennedy (2,off Niekro); Evans (3,off Sambito).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Smith (12,2nd base off Niekro/Ashby).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl rf                       4   2   2   0       1   2       5   0
Reynolds ss                   4   1   1   2       0   0       3   4
Cedeno cf                     2   1   0   1       1   1       1   0
Cruz lf                       4   1   1   1       0   0       5   0
Howe 3b                       3   0   0   1       0   0       0   1
  Garcia 3b                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Walling 1b                    2   0   0   0       2   1       8   0
Ashby c                       4   0   2   0       0   1       2   0
Landestoy 2b                  2   1   1   1       2   0       3   5
Niekro p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sambito p                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       28   6   7   6       6   6      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Landestoy-Reynolds-Walling, Garcia-Landestoy-Walling.
PB: Ashby (3).

BATTING - 
3B: Reynolds (7,off Mura).
SH: Howe (1,off Mura); Niekro (2,off Mura).
SF: Cedeno (2,off Mura).
IBB: Landestoy (4,by Lollar).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Puhl 2 (13,2nd base off Mura/Kennedy 2).

PITCHING
San Diego Padres             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Mura L(1-7)                   4     6   6   6   4   1   0  22
Lollar                        3     1   0   0   2   3   0  12
Boone                         1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Totals                        8     7   6   6   6   6   0  37

WP: Mura (3), Lollar (4).
IBB: Lollar (5,Landestoy).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro W(6-3)                 6.2   9   3   2   3   1   0  31
Sambito SV(4)                 2.1   1   0   0   0   1   0   8
Totals                        9    10   3   2   3   2   0  39

HBP: Sambito (1,Lefebvre).

Umpires: HP - John McSherry, 1B - Dave Pallone, 2B - Paul Pryor, 3B - Charlie Williams
Time of Game: 2:41   Attendance: 19025


Starting Lineups:

   San Diego Padres              Houston Astros           
1. Smith               ss        Puhl                rf
2. Jones               cf        Reynolds            ss
3. Richards            lf        Cedeno              cf
4. Perkins             1b        Cruz                lf
5. Kennedy             c         Howe                3b
6. Lefebvre            rf        Walling             1b
7. Bonilla             2b        Ashby               c
8. Salazar             3b        Landestoy           2b
9. Mura                p         Niekro              p

PADRES 1ST: Smith grounded out (second to first); Jones flied
out to right; Richards singled to shortstop; Perkins flied out
to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl singled to right; Puhl stole second; Reynolds
flied out to right; Cedeno walked; Cruz singled to center [Puhl
scored, Cedeno to third]; Howe out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher
to first) [Cedeno scored, Cruz to second]; Walling walked; Ashby
singled to second [Cruz to third, Walling to second]; Landestoy
singled to left [Cruz scored, Walling to third, Ashby to
second]; Niekro flied out to left; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Padres
0, Astros 3.

PADRES 2ND: Kennedy singled to center; Lefebvre walked [Kennedy
to second]; Ashby allowed a passed ball [Kennedy to third,
Lefebvre to second]; Bonilla made an out to first; Salazar hit a
sacrifice fly to center [Kennedy scored (unearned), Lefebvre to
third]; Mura grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R (0 ER), 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 1, Astros 3.

ASTROS 2ND: Puhl singled to first; Puhl stole second; Reynolds
made an out to shortstop; Cedeno struck out; Cruz grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 1, Astros 3.

PADRES 3RD: Smith singled to left; Smith stole second; Jones
flied out to left; Richards walked; Perkins singled to right
[Smith scored, Richards to second]; Kennedy grounded into a
double play (second to shortstop to first) [Perkins out at
second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Howe grounded out (shortstop to first); Walling
flied out to center; Ashby grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 2, Astros 3.

PADRES 4TH: Lefebvre flied out to right; Bonilla grounded out
(third to first); Salazar grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Landestoy walked; Niekro out on a sacrifice bunt
(catcher to second) [Landestoy to second]; Mura threw a wild
pitch [Landestoy to third]; Puhl walked; Reynolds tripled to
right [Landestoy scored, Puhl scored]; Cedeno hit a sacrifice
fly to left [Reynolds scored]; Cruz flied out to right; 3 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 2, Astros 6.

PADRES 5TH: FLANNERY BATTED FOR MURA; Flannery flied out to
left; Smith singled to left; Jones singled to right [Smith to
second]; Richards singled to shortstop [Smith to third, Jones to
second]; Perkins hit a sacrifice fly to right [Smith scored];
Kennedy walked [Jones to third, Richards to second]; Lefebvre
struck out; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Padres 3, Astros 6.

ASTROS 5TH: LOLLAR REPLACED FLANNERY (PITCHING); Howe grounded
out (shortstop to first); Walling struck out; Ashby singled to
left; Lollar threw a wild pitch [Ashby to second]; Landestoy was
walked intentionally; Niekro grounded out (shortstop to first);
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 3, Astros 6.

PADRES 6TH: Bonilla flied out to right; Salazar made an out to
second; Lollar made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Padres 3, Astros 6.

ASTROS 6TH: Puhl struck out; Reynolds made an out to first;
Cedeno grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Padres 3, Astros 6.

PADRES 7TH: Smith flied out to left; Jones singled to right;
Richards forced Jones (shortstop to second); Perkins singled to
center [Richards to third]; SAMBITO REPLACED NIEKRO (PITCHING);
Kennedy grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Padres 3, Astros 6.

ASTROS 7TH: Cruz grounded out (pitcher to first); Howe flied out
to right; Walling walked; Ashby struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Padres 3, Astros 6.

PADRES 8TH: GARCIA REPLACED HOWE (PLAYING 3B); Lefebvre was hit
by a pitch; Bonilla forced Lefebvre (second to shortstop);
Salazar singled to left [Bonilla to second]; EVANS BATTED FOR
LOLLAR; Evans grounded into a double play (third to second to
first) [Salazar out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 3,
Astros 6.

ASTROS 8TH: BOONE REPLACED EVANS (PITCHING); Landestoy flied out
to center; Sambito struck out; Puhl struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Padres 3, Astros 6.

PADRES 9TH: Smith flied out to left; Jones struck out; Richards
flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 3, Astros 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Padres           3  10   0    9
 Astros           6   7   0    7


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