Houston Astros 9, San Diego Padres 0
Regular Season Game 94
Played on Thursday, September 17, 1981 (N) at Jack Murphy Stadium

HOU N    5  0  0    4  0  0    0  0  0  -   9 14  0
SD  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  5  4
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl rf                       5   1   2   0       0   0       3   0
  Knicely ph,lf               1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Garner 2b                     4   2   2   0       0   0       1   6
  Pittman ph,2b               2   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
Scott cf                      4   2   2   1       0   1       3   0
  Loucks cf                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Cruz lf                       3   2   0   0       1   0       2   0
  Tolman lf,rf                1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Heep 1b                       5   1   2   4       0   0      11   0
Howe 3b                       3   1   2   0       1   0       0   0
  Thon pr,3b                  1   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
xAshby c                      3   0   1   1       1   2       3   0
Reynolds ss                   4   0   1   3       0   0       0   2
  Pena ph,ss                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
Niekro p                      5   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       43   9  14   9       3   6      27  10

x - reached first on interference.
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Pena-Pittman-Heep.

BATTING - 
2B: Scott (15,off Mura); Puhl (16,off Boone); Ashby (13,off Boone); Howe (22,off
Armstrong).
3B: Reynolds (11,off Mura).
IBB: Howe (7,by Littlefield); Ashby (6,by Armstrong).
Team LOB: 11.

San Diego Padres             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bonilla 2b                    4   0   0   0       0   0       3   3
  Urrea p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Smith ss                      2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Ramirez ss                  2   0   0   0       0   1       0   3
Richards lf                   4   0   2   0       0   0       3   0
  Wiggins pr                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Jones cf                      4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Kennedy c                     3   0   1   0       0   0       6   0
Perkins rf                    3   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Salazar 3b                    3   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
Bass 1b                       3   0   0   0       0   0      10   0
Mura p                        0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Boone p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Swisher ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Littlefield p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Moreno ph                   1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Armstrong p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Flannery ph,2b              1   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Totals                       31   0   5   0       0   2      27   9

FIELDING - 
E: Bonilla (9), Smith (13), Kennedy (18), Perkins (3).

BATTING - 
GDP: Jones (5,off Niekro).
Team LOB: 4.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro W(9-7)                 9     5   0   0   0   2   0  31


San Diego Padres             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Mura L(5-13)                  0.2   5   5   5   1   1   0   8
Boone                         2.1   2   0   0   0   1   0   9
Littlefield                   2     4   4   3   1   0   0  14
Armstrong                     3     1   0   0   1   3   0  11
Urrea                         1     2   0   0   0   1   0   5
Totals                        9    14   9   8   3   6   0  47

IBB: Littlefield (5,Howe); Armstrong (3,Ashby).

Umpires: HP - Ed Montague, 1B - Lee Weyer, 2B - Harry Wendelstedt, 3B - Dutch Rennert
Time of Game: 2:14   Attendance: 2428


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl lined to second; Garner singled to left; Scott
doubled to right [Garner to third]; Cruz walked; Heep singled to
left [Garner scored, Scott scored, Cruz to second]; Howe singled
to right [Cruz to third, Heep to second]; Ashby struck out;
Reynolds tripled to center [Cruz scored, Heep scored, Howe
scored]; BOONE REPLACED MURA (PITCHING); Niekro flied out to
left; 5 R, 5 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Padres 0.

PADRES 1ST: Bonilla flied out to center; Smith struck out;
Richards grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 5, Padres 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Puhl doubled to catcher; Garner grounded out
(pitcher to first) [Puhl to third]; Scott struck out; Cruz flied
out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Padres 0.

PADRES 2ND: Jones flied out to center; Kennedy singled to right;
Perkins grounded out (second to first) [Kennedy to second];
Salazar flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5,
Padres 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Heep grounded out (second to first); Howe popped to
first in foul territory; Ashby doubled to center; Reynolds made
an out to pitcher; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Padres 0.

PADRES 3RD: Bass flied out to right; SWISHER BATTED FOR BOONE;
Swisher made an out to first; Bonilla grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Padres 0.

ASTROS 4TH: LITTLEFIELD REPLACED SWISHER (PITCHING); Niekro
grounded out (third to first); Puhl singled to right; Garner
singled to shortstop [Puhl to second]; Scott singled to right
[Puhl scored, Garner to second]; Cruz reached on an error by
Bonilla [Garner to third, Scott to second]; Heep singled to left
[Garner scored, Scott scored, Cruz to third (error by Smith),
Heep to second]; Howe was walked intentionally; Ashby reached on
catcher's interference by Kennedy [Cruz scored (unearned), Heep
to third, Howe to second]; Reynolds made an out to second;
Niekro forced Ashby (shortstop to second); 4 R (3 ER), 4 H, 3 E,
3 LOB.  Astros 9, Padres 0.

PADRES 4TH: Smith grounded out (second to first); Richards
singled to center; Jones flied out to left; Kennedy grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 9, Padres 0.

ASTROS 5TH: RAMIREZ REPLACED SMITH (PLAYING SS); Puhl reached on
an error by Perkins [Puhl to second]; Garner grounded out
(shortstop to first); Scott grounded out (shortstop to first);
Cruz grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 9, Padres 0.

PADRES 5TH: Perkins grounded out (second to first); Salazar
singled to center; Bass flied out to left; MORENO BATTED FOR
LITTLEFIELD; Moreno singled to right [Salazar to second];
Bonilla grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 9, Padres 0.

ASTROS 6TH: ARMSTRONG REPLACED MORENO (PITCHING); Heep grounded
out (second to first); Howe doubled to left; THON RAN FOR HOWE;
Ashby was walked intentionally; Reynolds flied out to center;
Niekro flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 9,
Padres 0.

PADRES 6TH: THON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); LOUCKS REPLACED
SCOTT (PLAYING CF); Ramirez grounded out (shortstop to first);
Richards popped to third in foul territory; Jones lined to
second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 9, Padres 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Puhl grounded out (first unassisted); PITTMAN BATTED
FOR GARNER; Pittman struck out; Loucks was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 9, Padres 0.

PADRES 7TH: PITTMAN STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); TOLMAN REPLACED
CRUZ (PLAYING LF); Kennedy flied out to left; Perkins flied out
to right; Salazar flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 9, Padres 0.

ASTROS 8TH: Tolman lined to left; Heep grounded out (second to
first); Thon was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 9, Padres 0.

PADRES 8TH: Bass popped to third in foul territory; FLANNERY
BATTED FOR ARMSTRONG; Flannery popped to catcher in foul
territory; Bonilla grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 9, Padres 0.

ASTROS 9TH: FLANNERY STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); URREA REPLACED
BONILLA (PITCHING); Ashby struck out; PENA BATTED FOR REYNOLDS;
Pena singled to center; Niekro made an out to second; KNICELY
BATTED FOR PUHL; Knicely singled to center [Pena to second];
Pittman forced Knicely (shortstop to second); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 9, Padres 0.

PADRES 9TH: PENA STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); KNICELY STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING LF); TOLMAN CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF);
Ramirez was called out on strikes; Richards singled to center;
WIGGINS RAN FOR RICHARDS; Jones grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Wiggins out at second]; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 9, Padres 0.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           9  14   0   11
 Padres           0   5   4    4


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