Houston Astros 7, San Francisco Giants 4
Regular Season Game 140
Played on Friday, September 9, 1983 (N) at Candlestick Park

HOU N    1  0  0    2  2  0    2  0  0  -   7 14  1
SF  N    0  0  0    0  2  0    1  1  0  -   4  6  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
T. Scott cf                   5   0   0   1       0   1       3   0
Doran 2b                      5   1   1   0       0   0       2   1
Thon ss                       3   1   1   0       2   0       3   1
Cruz lf                       4   1   2   1       0   2       3   0
Knight 1b                     3   1   1   0       2   0       8   0
Garner 3b                     4   1   2   3       1   0       1   3
Bass rf                       5   1   3   0       0   0       3   0
Bjorkman c                    5   1   3   2       0   2       4   1
Niekro p                      3   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
  DiPino p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       38   7  14   7       5   5      27   8

FIELDING - 
E: Garner (21).

BATTING - 
2B: Bjorkman (3,off M. Davis).
3B: Doran (6,off M. Davis).
HR: Garner (13,5th inning off M. Davis 1 on 2 out).
SH: Niekro (12,off Calvert).
SF: Cruz (3,off M. Davis); T. Scott (4,off M. Davis).
IBB: Garner (7,by M. Davis).
Team LOB: 12.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Thon (33,2nd base off M. Davis/Nicosia).

San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
LeMaster ss                   4   1   0   0       0   1       2   3
  Youngblood ph               1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
O'Malley 3b                   2   0   0   0       2   0       0   1
Clark rf                      3   0   0   1       0   1       5   0
Leonard lf                    3   1   1   0       1   1       0   1
Smith 1b                      3   1   2   0       1   0       7   0
Gladden cf                    3   1   1   3       0   0       5   0
Nicosia c                     4   0   1   0       0   1       5   0
Wellman 2b                    4   0   0   0       0   0       3   2
M. Davis p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Kuiper ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Calvert p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Bergman ph                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  McGaffigan p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Rabb ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   4   6   4       4   4      27   9

FIELDING - 
E: Smith (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Smith (2,off Niekro).
HR: Gladden (1,5th inning off Niekro 1 on 0 out).
SF: Gladden (1,off Niekro); Clark (7,off Niekro).
Team LOB: 6.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro W(13-12)               7.2   5   4   4   4   4   1  31
DiPino SV(16)                 1.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   6
Totals                        9     6   4   4   4   4   1  37

WP: Niekro (12).

San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
M. Davis L(3-4)               5     8   5   5   3   3   1  25
Calvert                       3     5   2   2   2   1   0  17
McGaffigan                    1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                        9    14   7   7   5   5   1  46

WP: M. Davis (6).
BK: McGaffigan (7).
IBB: M. Davis (4,Garner).

Umpires: HP - Harry Wendelstedt, 1B - Terry Tata, 2B - John Kibler, 3B - Bruce Froemming
Time of Game: 2:40   Attendance: 4195


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                San Francisco Giants     
1. T. Scott            cf        LeMaster            ss
2. Doran               2b        O'Malley            3b
3. Thon                ss        Clark               rf
4. Cruz                lf        Leonard             lf
5. Knight              1b        Smith               1b
6. Garner              3b        Gladden             cf
7. Bass                rf        Nicosia             c
8. Bjorkman            c         Wellman             2b
9. Niekro              p         M. Davis            p

ASTROS 1ST: T. Scott struck out; Doran tripled to center; Thon
walked; Cruz hit a sacrifice fly to right [Doran scored]; Knight
walked [Thon to second]; M. Davis threw a wild pitch [Thon to
third, Knight to second]; Garner was walked intentionally; Bass
flied out to center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 0.

GIANTS 1ST: LeMaster struck out; O'Malley walked; Clark struck
out; Leonard flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1,
Giants 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Bjorkman struck out; Niekro flied out to center; T.
Scott grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Giants 0.

GIANTS 2ND: Smith singled to center; Gladden flied out to right;
Smith was out trying to advance to second (catcher to second);
Nicosia lined to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Giants 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Doran grounded out (third to first); Thon singled to
shortstop; Thon stole second; Cruz struck out; Knight flied out
to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 0.

GIANTS 3RD: Wellman grounded out (pitcher to first); M. Davis
grounded out (first unassisted); LeMaster flied out to center; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Garner flied out to center; Bass singled to left;
Bjorkman doubled to center [Bass scored]; Niekro singled to
right [Bjorkman to third]; T. Scott hit a sacrifice fly to right
[Bjorkman scored]; Doran made an out to second; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 0.

GIANTS 4TH: O'Malley grounded out (first unassisted); Clark
flied out to left; Leonard struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 3, Giants 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Thon flied out to center; Cruz singled to shortstop;
Knight grounded out (shortstop to first) [Cruz to second];
Garner homered [Cruz scored]; Bass singled to left [Bass out at
second (left to second)]; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5,
Giants 0.

GIANTS 5TH: Smith walked; Gladden homered [Smith scored];
Nicosia made an out to shortstop; Wellman flied out to left;
KUIPER BATTED FOR M. DAVIS; Kuiper grounded out (first
unassisted); 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Giants 2.

ASTROS 6TH: CALVERT REPLACED KUIPER (PITCHING); Bjorkman singled
to center; Niekro out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second)
[Bjorkman to second]; T. Scott grounded out (shortstop to first)
[Bjorkman to third]; Doran lined to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 5, Giants 2.

GIANTS 6TH: LeMaster made an out to shortstop; O'Malley flied
out to right; Clark grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Giants 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Thon walked; Cruz struck out; Knight singled to
right [Thon to third]; Garner singled to right [Thon scored,
Knight to second]; Bass forced Garner (pitcher to shortstop)
[Knight to third, Bass to first]; Bjorkman singled to left
[Knight scored, Bass to second]; Niekro flied out to right; 2 R,
3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 7, Giants 2.

GIANTS 7TH: Leonard singled to center; Smith doubled to left
[Leonard to third]; Gladden hit a sacrifice fly to center
[Leonard scored]; Nicosia struck out; Wellman grounded out
(third to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 7, Giants 3.

ASTROS 8TH: T. Scott grounded out (second to first); Doran
reached on an error by Smith [Doran to first]; Thon flied out to
right; Cruz singled to right [Doran to third]; Knight walked
[Cruz to second]; Garner flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 3
LOB.  Astros 7, Giants 3.

GIANTS 8TH: BERGMAN BATTED FOR CALVERT; Bergman singled to
right; LeMaster forced Bergman (third to second) [LeMaster to
first]; O'Malley walked [LeMaster to second]; Niekro threw a
wild pitch [LeMaster to third, O'Malley to second]; Clark hit a
sacrifice fly to center [LeMaster scored]; Leonard walked;
DIPINO REPLACED NIEKRO (PITCHING); Smith flied out to right; 1
R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 7, Giants 4.

ASTROS 9TH: MCGAFFIGAN REPLACED BERGMAN (PITCHING); Bass singled
to center; McGaffigan balked [Bass to second]; Bjorkman was
called out on strikes; DiPino grounded out (first unassisted)
[Bass to third]; T. Scott grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 7, Giants 4.

GIANTS 9TH: Gladden grounded out (third to first); Nicosia
singled to right; Wellman grounded out (pitcher to second to
first) [Nicosia to second]; RABB BATTED FOR MCGAFFIGAN; Rabb
reached on an error by Garner [Nicosia to third]; YOUNGBLOOD
BATTED FOR LEMASTER; Youngblood popped to third in foul
territory; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 7, Giants 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           7  14   1   12
 Giants           4   6   1    6


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