San Francisco Giants 5, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 95
Played on Friday, September 18, 1981 (N) at Candlestick Park

HOU N    0  0  0    0  2  0    0  0  0  -   2  7  0
SF  N    2  1  0    1  0  0    1  0  x  -   5 12  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl rf                       3   0   2   1       0   0       4   0
  Woods ph,rf                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Garner 2b                     4   0   1   1       0   0       1   2
Scott cf                      4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Cruz lf                       4   0   0   0       0   2       2   1
Cedeno 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       9   1
Howe 3b                       4   0   0   0       0   1       1   3
Ashby c                       3   1   0   0       1   0       3   1
Reynolds ss                   3   1   2   0       0   1       3   6
  Thon ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Knepper p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Spilman ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  B. Smith p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Heep ph                     1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Loucks pr                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       34   2   7   2       1   7      24  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Reynolds-Cedeno, Garner-Reynolds-Cedeno.

BATTING - 
Team LOB: 6.

San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Morgan 2b                     4   2   3   0       0   0       1   4
Cabell 1b                     4   0   2   2       0   0       6   0
Clark rf                      2   1   1   0       2   0       5   0
Evans 3b                      3   0   0   0       1   0       0   1
Herndon lf                    3   0   0   1       0   0       3   0
Martin cf                     4   1   3   1       0   1       2   0
May c                         4   0   1   0       0   0       7   0
LeMaster ss                   3   0   1   1       1   0       3   3
Alexander p                   2   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Holland p                   2   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
Totals                       31   5  12   5       4   3      27   8

BATTING - 
2B: LeMaster (9,off Knepper); Morgan (13,off Sambito); Cabell (17,off Sambito);
May (15,off Sambito).
SF: Herndon (2,off Knepper).
GDP: Herndon (10,off Knepper); May (6,off B. Smith).
IBB: Clark (5,by Sambito); LeMaster (6,by Sambito).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Martin (5,3rd base off Knepper/Ashby).
CS: Morgan (4,Home by Knepper/Ashby).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Knepper L(8-4)                4     8   4   4   2   0   0  19
B. Smith                      2     1   0   0   0   0   0   6
Sambito                       2     3   1   1   2   3   0  11
Totals                        8    12   5   5   4   3   0  36

IBB: Sambito 2 (5,Clark,LeMaster).

San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Alexander W(9-7)              6.1   7   2   2   1   3   0  27
Holland SV(7)                 2.2   0   0   0   0   4   0   8
Totals                        9     7   2   2   1   7   0  35


Umpires: HP - Charlie Williams, 1B - Paul Pryor, 2B - John McSherry, 3B - Fred Brocklander
Time of Game: 2:26   Attendance: 8183


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl singled to right; Garner flied out to right;
Scott forced Puhl (second to shortstop); Cruz struck out; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 0.

GIANTS 1ST: Morgan singled to left; Cabell flied out to right;
Clark singled to right [Morgan to third]; Evans walked [Clark to
second]; Herndon hit a sacrifice fly to center [Morgan scored];
Martin singled to left [Clark scored, Evans out at third (left
to third to second)]; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Cedeno grounded out (second to first); Howe flied
out to right; Ashby flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Giants 2.

GIANTS 2ND: May flied out to left; LeMaster grounded out (third
to first); Alexander singled to left; Morgan singled to left
[Alexander to second]; Cabell singled to center [Alexander
scored, Morgan to third]; Morgan was caught stealing home
(catcher to second to first to shortstop to third); 1 R, 3 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 3.

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

GIANTS 3RD: Clark walked; Evans made an out to shortstop;
Herndon grounded into a double play (shortstop to first) [Clark
out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Garner grounded out (shortstop to first); Scott
singled to center; Cruz forced Scott (second to shortstop);
Cedeno forced Cruz (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Giants 3.

GIANTS 4TH: Martin singled to left; May grounded out (shortstop
to first) [Martin to second]; Martin stole third; LeMaster
doubled to right [Martin scored]; Alexander flied out to right;
Morgan grounded out (first unassisted); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Giants 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Howe grounded out (shortstop to first); Ashby
walked; Reynolds singled to right [Ashby to third]; SPILMAN
BATTED FOR KNEPPER; Spilman flied out to left; Puhl singled to
center [Ashby scored, Reynolds to third]; Garner singled to
right [Reynolds scored, Puhl to second]; Scott grounded out
(second to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 4.

GIANTS 5TH: B. SMITH REPLACED SPILMAN (PITCHING); Cabell
grounded out (third to first); Clark flied out to right; Evans
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
2, Giants 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Cruz grounded out (first unassisted); Cedeno made an
out to shortstop; Howe grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 4.

GIANTS 6TH: Herndon flied out to right; Martin singled to right;
May grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first)
[Martin out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Giants
4.

ASTROS 7TH: Ashby flied out to center; Reynolds singled to
right; HEEP BATTED FOR B. SMITH; Heep singled to left [Reynolds
to second]; LOUCKS RAN FOR HEEP; HOLLAND REPLACED ALEXANDER
(PITCHING); WOODS BATTED FOR PUHL; Woods was called out on
strikes; Garner flied out to right; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 2, Giants 4.

GIANTS 7TH: WOODS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); SAMBITO REPLACED
LOUCKS (PITCHING); LeMaster grounded out (shortstop to first);
Holland was called out on strikes; Morgan doubled to right;
Cabell doubled to left [Morgan scored]; Clark was walked
intentionally; Evans flied out to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 2, Giants 5.

ASTROS 8TH: Scott flied out to right; Cruz was called out on
strikes; Cedeno flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
2, Giants 5.

GIANTS 8TH: Herndon grounded out (pitcher to first); Martin
struck out; May doubled to left; LeMaster was walked
intentionally; Holland struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
2, Giants 5.

ASTROS 9TH: Howe struck out; Ashby flied out to center; THON
BATTED FOR REYNOLDS; Thon was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2   7   0    6
 Giants           5  12   0    7


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