Houston Astros 9, San Francisco Giants 6
Regular Season Game 72
Played on Friday, June 26, 1987 (N) at Candlestick Park

HOU N    0  2  0    0  1  3    0  0  3  -   9 13  0
SF  N    1  0  1    0  0  0    1  2  1  -   6  9  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hatcher cf                    5   0   2   0       0   1       2   0
Doran 2b                      4   1   2   1       0   0       2   2
Walling 3b                    5   1   1   2       0   3       1   5
Davis 1b                      5   0   0   0       0   1      13   2
Bass rf                       3   1   1   0       2   0       1   0
Cruz lf                       4   2   3   0       0   0       0   0
C. Reynolds ss                3   2   2   5       1   0       0   4
R. Reynolds c                 4   1   1   0       0   1       3   0
  Andersen p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Smith p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Knepper p                     2   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
  Ashby c                     1   1   1   1       0   0       3   0
Totals                       36   9  13   9       3   6      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. C. Reynolds-Doran-Davis.

BATTING - 
2B: Hatcher (16,off Comstock); Doran (9,off J. Robinson).
HR: C. Reynolds 2 (2,2nd inning off LaCoss 1 on 2 out,6th inning off LaCoss
2 on 1 out); Ashby (5,9th inning off J. Robinson 0 on 0 out); Walling (3,9th
inning off J. Robinson 1 on 1 out).
SH: Knepper (5,off LaCoss).
SF: Doran (4,off LaCoss).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Bass (7,2nd base by Comstock/Melvin).

San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Thompson 2b                   3   4   3   1       2   0       1   3
Speier ss                     5   0   2   1       0   0       2   5
Youngblood lf                 3   0   1   1       0   1       0   0
  Spilman ph                  0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Milner pr,cf                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Maldonado rf                  3   1   1   2       0   0       2   1
C. Davis cf                   4   0   0   0       0   2       2   0
  J. Robinson p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Brown 3b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       2   2
Clark 1b                      4   0   0   0       0   1      10   0
Melvin c                      3   0   0   0       0   0       7   1
  Aldrete ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
LaCoss p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Comstock p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Leonard ph,lf               2   1   1   1       0   1       1   0
Totals                       35   6   9   6       3   6      27  14

BATTING - 
2B: Thompson (11,off Knepper); Speier (7,off Smith).
HR: Thompson (7,3rd inning off Knepper 0 on 1 out); Maldonado (12,7th inning
off Knepper 0 on 0 out); Leonard (14,8th inning off Knepper 0 on 0 out).
HBP: Maldonado (5,by Smith).
GDP: Youngblood (2,off Knepper).
Team LOB: 6.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Knepper W(3-8)                7     6   4   4   1   3   3  27
Andersen                      0     2   1   1   1   0   0   3
Smith SV(14)                  2     1   1   1   1   3   0   9
Totals                        9     9   6   6   3   6   3  39

Knepper faced 1 batter in the 8th inning
Andersen faced 3 batters in the 8th inning
HBP: Smith (1,Maldonado).

San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
LaCoss L(6-4)                 6     8   6   6   1   4   2  27
Comstock                      2     2   0   0   2   2   0   8
J. Robinson                   1     3   3   3   0   0   2   6
Totals                        9    13   9   9   3   6   4  41


Umpires: HP - Gerry Davis, 1B - Dick Stello, 2B - Eric Gregg, 3B - Doug Harvey
Time of Game: 3:04   Attendance: 17110


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                San Francisco Giants     
1. Hatcher             cf        Thompson            2b
2. Doran               2b        Speier              ss
3. Walling             3b        Youngblood          lf
4. Davis               1b        Maldonado           rf
5. Bass                rf        C. Davis            cf
6. Cruz                lf        Brown               3b
7. C. Reynolds         ss        Clark               1b
8. R. Reynolds         c         Melvin              c
9. Knepper             p         LaCoss              p

ASTROS 1ST: Hatcher grounded out (second to first); Doran
grounded out (pitcher to first); Walling grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 0.

GIANTS 1ST: Thompson doubled to left; Speier grounded out (first
to pitcher) [Thompson to third]; Youngblood singled to third
[Thompson scored]; Maldonado forced Youngblood (shortstop to
second); C. Davis grounded out (pitcher to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Davis grounded out (shortstop to first); Bass
grounded out (shortstop to first); Cruz singled to third; C.
Reynolds homered [Cruz scored]; R. Reynolds flied out to center;
2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 1.

GIANTS 2ND: Brown grounded out (third to first); Clark lined to
center; Melvin grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Knepper grounded out (second to first); Hatcher was
called out on strikes; Doran grounded out (third to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 1.

GIANTS 3RD: LaCoss struck out; Thompson homered; Speier grounded
out (third to first); Youngblood struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Walling struck out; Davis popped to catcher in foul
territory; Bass walked; Cruz singled to second [Bass to third];
C. Reynolds flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2,
Giants 2.

GIANTS 4TH: Maldonado grounded out (third to first); C. Davis
was called out on strikes; Brown flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 2.

ASTROS 5TH: R. Reynolds singled to center; Knepper out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [R. Reynolds to second];
Hatcher singled to third [R. Reynolds to third]; Doran hit a
sacrifice fly to right [R. Reynolds scored]; Walling struck out;
1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 2.

GIANTS 5TH: Clark grounded out (first to pitcher); Melvin
grounded out (third to first); LaCoss grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Davis was called out on strikes; Bass singled to
left; Cruz singled to right [Bass to third]; C. Reynolds homered
[Bass scored, Cruz scored]; R. Reynolds grounded out (shortstop
to first); Knepper flied out to center; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 6, Giants 2.

GIANTS 6TH: Thompson walked; Speier popped to first in foul
territory; Youngblood grounded into a double play (shortstop to
second to first) [Thompson out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 6, Giants 2.

ASTROS 7TH: COMSTOCK REPLACED LACOSS (PITCHING); Hatcher doubled
to right [Hatcher out at third (right to second to third)];
Doran singled to left; Walling struck out; Davis made an out to
shortstop; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Giants 2.

GIANTS 7TH: Maldonado homered; C. Davis grounded out (third to
first); Brown singled to center; Clark made an out to third;
Melvin flied out to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6,
Giants 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Bass walked; Cruz popped to third in foul territory;
Bass was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); C.
Reynolds walked; R. Reynolds struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 6, Giants 3.

GIANTS 8TH: LEONARD BATTED FOR COMSTOCK; Leonard homered;
ANDERSEN REPLACED R. REYNOLDS (PITCHING); ASHBY REPLACED KNEPPER
(PLAYING C ); Thompson singled to right; Speier singled to right
[Thompson to third]; SPILMAN BATTED FOR YOUNGBLOOD; Spilman
walked [Speier to second]; MILNER RAN FOR SPILMAN; SMITH
REPLACED ANDERSEN (PITCHING); Maldonado was hit by a pitch
[Thompson scored, Speier to third, Milner to second]; C. Davis
struck out; Brown popped to first in foul territory; Clark
struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 6, Giants 5.

ASTROS 9TH: MILNER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); J. ROBINSON
REPLACED C. DAVIS (PITCHING); LEONARD STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING
LF); Ashby homered; Hatcher grounded out (shortstop to first);
Doran doubled to right; Walling homered [Doran scored]; Davis
grounded out (third to first); Bass flied out to left; 3 R, 3 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 9, Giants 5.

GIANTS 9TH: ALDRETE BATTED FOR MELVIN; Aldrete grounded out
(second to first); Leonard struck out; Thompson walked; Speier
doubled to right [Thompson scored]; Milner grounded out (pitcher
to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 9, Giants 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           9  13   0    5
 Giants           6   9   0    6


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