Houston Astros 9, San Francisco Giants 8 (14 innings)
Regular Season Game 47
Played on Saturday, May 30, 1981 (D) at Candlestick Park

HOU N    2  0  0    3  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0    3  1  -   9 21  5
SF  N    4  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  0    3  0  -   8 11  4
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl rf                       7   2   1   1       1   2       2   0
Reynolds ss                   6   1   2   2       1   1       2   4
Cedeno cf                     3   1   1   1       0   1       0   0
  Woods cf                    4   1   1   1       0   1       6   0
Cruz lf                       6   0   2   1       1   1       4   0
Heep 1b                       7   0   2   1       0   0      11   2
Ashby c                       7   0   2   0       0   1       9   1
Pittman 2b,3b                 5   1   2   0       1   1       7   2
  Andujar p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Walling ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ruhle p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Garcia 3b                     4   1   3   1       0   0       0   4
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Roberts ph,3b               2   1   1   0       0   0       1   1
Niekro p                      3   0   3   1       0   0       0   2
  LaCorte p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Howe ph                     1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Thon pr                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  D. Smith p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Landestoy 2b                1   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       57   9  21   9       4   8      42  16

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Pittman-Reynolds-Heep.
E: Reynolds 3 (5), Garcia (3), Landestoy (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Cedeno (8,off Ripley); Heep (2,off Ripley); Pittman (1,off Ripley).
3B: Woods (1,off Lavelle).
SH: Niekro (3,off Ripley); Garcia (2,off Minton); Landestoy (4,off Lavelle).
GDP: Heep (2,off Holland); Puhl (2,off Minton).
Team LOB: 13.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Puhl (14,2nd base off Ripley/Sadek); Garcia (1,2nd base off Ripley/Sadek);
Landestoy (4,2nd base off Breining/Sadek).
CS: Pittman (3,2nd base by Lavelle/Sadek).

San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
North cf                      3   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Martin cf                   4   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
Cabell 3b                     7   1   3   0       0   1       0   3
Clark rf                      6   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
Evans 1b                      6   1   0   0       1   1      11   8
Herndon lf                    7   1   2   0       0   1       2   0
Stennett 2b                   5   2   1   2       0   0       7   3
LeMaster ss                   6   1   1   2       0   2       4   5
Sadek c                       4   1   1   0       1   1       9   1
Ripley p                      1   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
  Holland p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Bergman ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Minton p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Wohlford ph                 0   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
  Lavelle p                   1   0   1   0       0   0       1   1
  May ph                      1   1   1   3       0   0       0   0
  Breining p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       52   8  11   8       2   8      42  24

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Stennett-LeMaster-Evans, Evans-LeMaster-Minton.
E: North (3), LeMaster (5), Sadek 2 (2).

BATTING - 
2B: LeMaster (4,off Niekro); Sadek (2,off Niekro); Cabell (11,off Ruhle).
HR: May (1,13th inning off Andujar 2 on 2 out).
SH: Holland (4,off Niekro); Sadek (2,off Niekro); Stennett (1,off D. Smith).
SF: Wohlford (1,off LaCorte).
HBP: Clark (1,by D. Smith).
GDP: LeMaster (3,off Niekro).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cabell (4,2nd base off Niekro/Ashby); Herndon (11,2nd base off Niekro/Ashby).
CS: Lavelle (1,2nd base by D. Smith/Ashby).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro                        8.1   7   5   0   1   5   0  35
LaCorte                       0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
D. Smith                      2.2   2   0   0   0   2   0  11
Sambito                       0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Andujar W(2-3)                1     1   3   0   1   1   1   6
Ruhle SV(1)                   1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                       14    11   8   0   2   8   1  59

WP: Niekro (4), D. Smith (3).
HBP: D. Smith (2,Clark).

San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ripley                        3.2   8   5   5   1   2   0  20
Holland                       3.1   3   0   0   1   1   0  13
Minton                        2     2   0   0   1   0   0   8
Lavelle                       4     7   3   3   1   5   0  19
Breining L(1-1)               1     1   1   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                       14    21   9   8   4   8   0  64

BK: Ripley (1).

Umpires: HP - Nick Colosi, 1B - Frank Pulli, 2B - Eric Gregg, 3B - Doug Harvey
Time of Game: 4:33   Attendance: 8869


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                San Francisco Giants     
1. Puhl                rf        North               cf
2. Reynolds            ss        Cabell              3b
3. Cedeno              cf        Clark               rf
4. Cruz                lf        Evans               1b
5. Heep                1b        Herndon             lf
6. Ashby               c         Stennett            2b
7. Pittman             2b        LeMaster            ss
8. Garcia              3b        Sadek               c
9. Niekro              p         Ripley              p

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl walked; Puhl stole second; Reynolds flied out
to right [Puhl to third]; Cedeno doubled to left [Puhl scored];
Cruz grounded out (third to first); Heep doubled to left [Cedeno
scored]; Ashby singled to second [Heep to third]; Pittman forced
Ashby (shortstop to second); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2,
Giants 0.

GIANTS 1ST: North grounded out (first unassisted); Cabell
singled to right; Cabell stole second; Clark grounded out
(shortstop to first); Evans walked; Herndon reached on an error
by Reynolds [Cabell to third, Evans to second]; Stennett singled
to left [Cabell scored (unearned), Evans scored (unearned),
Herndon to second]; LeMaster doubled to right [Herndon scored
(unearned), Stennett scored (unearned)]; Sadek lined to second;
4 R (0 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 4.

ASTROS 2ND: Garcia singled to center; Niekro out on a sacrifice
bunt (catcher to second) [Garcia to second]; Puhl grounded out
(first unassisted) [Garcia to third]; Reynolds grounded out
(first to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 4.

GIANTS 2ND: Ripley grounded out (shortstop to first); North was
called out on strikes; Cabell singled to left; Clark forced
Cabell (third to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2,
Giants 4.

ASTROS 3RD: Cedeno struck out; Cruz grounded out (first to
pitcher); Heep grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 4.

GIANTS 3RD: Evans flied out to right; Herndon singled to right;
Herndon stole second; Stennett flied out to right; LeMaster
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 4.

ASTROS 4TH: Ashby struck out; Pittman doubled to left [Pittman
to third (error by North)]; Garcia singled to left [Pittman
scored]; Garcia stole second [Garcia to third (error by Sadek)];
Niekro singled to right [Garcia scored]; Puhl forced Niekro
(first to shortstop); Ripley balked [Puhl to second]; Reynolds
singled to left [Puhl scored, Reynolds to second (on throw to
home)]; HOLLAND REPLACED RIPLEY (PITCHING); Cedeno grounded out
(second to first); 3 R, 4 H, 2 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Giants 4.

GIANTS 4TH: Sadek doubled to left; Holland out on a sacrifice
bunt (third to second) [Sadek to third]; North grounded out
(first to second); Cabell struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 5, Giants 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Cruz lined to shortstop; Heep grounded out (second
to first); Ashby singled to third; Pittman grounded out (pitcher
to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Giants 4.

GIANTS 5TH: WOODS REPLACED CEDENO (PLAYING CF); Clark grounded
out (pitcher to first); Evans struck out; Herndon grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Giants 4.

ASTROS 6TH: MARTIN REPLACED NORTH (PLAYING CF); Garcia grounded
out (first to pitcher); Niekro singled to center; Puhl struck
out; Reynolds walked [Niekro to second]; Woods forced Reynolds
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Giants 4.

GIANTS 6TH: Stennett reached on an error by Garcia; LeMaster
grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first)
[Stennett out at second]; Sadek struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 5, Giants 4.

ASTROS 7TH: Cruz singled to center; Heep grounded into a double
play (second to shortstop to first) [Cruz out at second]; Ashby
flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Giants 4.

GIANTS 7TH: BERGMAN BATTED FOR HOLLAND; Bergman flied out to
center; Martin singled to center; Cabell flied out to center;
Clark flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5,
Giants 4.

ASTROS 8TH: MINTON REPLACED BERGMAN (PITCHING); Pittman singled
to center; Garcia out on a sacrifice bunt (first to second)
[Pittman to second]; Niekro singled to shortstop [Pittman stayed
at second]; Puhl grounded into a double play (first to shortstop
to pitcher) [Niekro out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 5, Giants 4.

GIANTS 8TH: Evans grounded out (first unassisted); Herndon
grounded out (shortstop to first); Stennett flied out to left; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Giants 4.

ASTROS 9TH: Reynolds grounded out (first unassisted); Woods
grounded out (third to first); Cruz walked; Heep grounded out
(first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Giants 4.

GIANTS 9TH: LeMaster reached on an error by Reynolds; Sadek out
on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [LeMaster to second];
WOHLFORD BATTED FOR MINTON; Niekro threw a wild pitch [LeMaster
to third]; LACORTE REPLACED NIEKRO (PITCHING); Wohlford hit a
sacrifice fly to center [LeMaster scored (unearned)]; Martin
popped to catcher in foul territory; 1 R (0 ER), 0 H, 1 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 5, Giants 5.

ASTROS 10TH: LAVELLE REPLACED WOHLFORD (PITCHING); Ashby flied
out to center; Pittman struck out; Garcia singled to left; HOWE
BATTED FOR LACORTE; Howe singled to left [Garcia to second];
THON RAN FOR HOWE; Puhl struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 5, Giants 5.

GIANTS 10TH: D. SMITH REPLACED THON (PITCHING); Cabell made an
out to shortstop; Clark grounded out (third to first); Evans
flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Giants 5.

ASTROS 11TH: Reynolds struck out; Woods struck out; Cruz was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Giants 5.

GIANTS 11TH: Herndon singled to left; Stennett out on a
sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Herndon to second]; D. Smith
threw a wild pitch [Herndon to third]; LeMaster struck out;
Sadek grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 5, Giants 5.

ASTROS 12TH: Heep flied out to left; Ashby grounded out (third
to first); Pittman walked; Pittman was picked off and caught
stealing second (pitcher to first to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 5, Giants 5.

GIANTS 12TH: Lavelle singled to center; Lavelle was caught
stealing second (catcher to second); Martin struck out; Cabell
reached on an error by Reynolds; Clark was hit by a pitch
[Cabell to second]; SAMBITO REPLACED GARCIA (PITCHING);
LANDESTOY REPLACED D. SMITH (PLAYING 2B); PITTMAN CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 3B); Evans flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E,
2 LOB.  Astros 5, Giants 5.

ASTROS 13TH: ROBERTS BATTED FOR SAMBITO; Roberts singled to
left; Landestoy out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher unassisted)
[Roberts to second]; Puhl grounded out (first unassisted)
[Roberts to third]; Reynolds singled to left [Roberts scored];
Woods tripled to right [Reynolds scored]; Cruz singled to left
[Woods scored]; Heep singled to third [Cruz to second]; Ashby
forced Heep (shortstop to second); 3 R, 5 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
8, Giants 5.

GIANTS 13TH: ANDUJAR REPLACED PITTMAN (PITCHING); ROBERTS STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); Herndon struck out; Stennett reached on an
error by Landestoy [Stennett to second]; LeMaster popped to
third in foul territory; Sadek walked; MAY BATTED FOR LAVELLE;
May homered (unearned) [Stennett scored (unearned), Sadek scored
(unearned)]; Martin flied out to left; 3 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 8, Giants 8.

ASTROS 14TH: BREINING REPLACED MAY (PITCHING); WALLING BATTED
FOR ANDUJAR; Walling flied out to center; Roberts reached on an
error by LeMaster; Landestoy forced Roberts (right to second);
Landestoy stole second [Landestoy to third (error by Sadek)];
Puhl singled to left [Landestoy scored (unearned), Puhl out at
second (right to catcher)]; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 2 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
9, Giants 8.

GIANTS 14TH: RUHLE REPLACED WALLING (PITCHING); Cabell doubled
to left; Clark flied out to center; Evans flied out to center
[Cabell to third]; Herndon grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 9, Giants 8.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           9  21   5   13
 Giants           8  11   4    9


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