Houston Astros 6, San Diego Padres 3
Regular Season Game 1
Played on Tuesday, April 5, 1988 (N) at Astrodome

SD  N    0  0  1    0  0  0    0  2  0  -   3  5  0
HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  5  x  -   6  9  0
San Diego Padres             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Jefferson cf                  4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Gwynn rf                      2   1   0   0       2   1       3   0
Moreland lf                   4   0   1   2       0   2       2   0
  Abner lf                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Kruk 1b                       4   0   0   0       0   0      13   0
Ready 2b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       2   5
Santiago c                    4   0   2   0       0   2       1   0
Brown 3b                      4   1   1   1       0   2       0   2
Templeton ss                  3   1   1   0       0   1       1   3
Whitson p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  McCullers p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Davis p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   3   5   3       2  10      24  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Ready-Templeton-Kruk.

BATTING - 
2B: Moreland (1,off Scott).
HR: Brown (1,3rd inning off Scott 0 on 0 out).
SH: Whitson (1,off Scott).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Gwynn (1,2nd base off Scott/Ashby); Santiago (1,2nd base off Scott/Ashby).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Young cf                      3   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
Hatcher lf                    4   1   2   1       0   0       1   0
Doran 2b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       1   5
Davis 1b                      3   2   1   1       1   0      10   0
Walling 3b                    3   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Henderson ph                1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Smith p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ashby c                       3   0   1   0       1   0      10   0
Puhl rf                       4   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Ramirez ss                    3   1   1   0       0   0       0   1
Scott p                       2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Bass ph                     1   0   1   2       0   0       0   0
  Jackson pr,3b               0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   6   9   5       2   1      27   7

BATTING - 
2B: Walling (1,off Whitson); Ramirez (1,off McCullers); Hatcher (1,off McCullers).
HR: Davis (1,4th inning off Whitson 0 on 2 out).
SH: Young (1,off McCullers).
GDP: Doran (1,off Whitson).
IBB: Davis (1,by Davis).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Hatcher (1,3rd base off Davis/Santiago).

PITCHING
San Diego Padres             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Whitson                       7     5   2   2   0   1   1  25
McCullers L(0-1)              0.1   3   3   3   0   0   0   4
Davis                         0.2   1   1   1   2   0   0   5
Totals                        8     9   6   6   2   1   1  34

Whitson faced 1 batter in the 8th inning
WP: Davis (1).
IBB: Davis (1,Davis).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Scott W(1-0)                  8     5   3   3   2   9   1  31
Smith SV(1)                   1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     5   3   3   2  10   1  34


Umpires: HP - Bob Engel, 1B - Paul Runge, 2B - Joe West, 3B - Charlie Williams
Time of Game: 2:13   Attendance: 39906


Starting Lineups:

   San Diego Padres              Houston Astros           
1. Jefferson           cf        Young               cf
2. Gwynn               rf        Hatcher             lf
3. Moreland            lf        Doran               2b
4. Kruk                1b        Davis               1b
5. Ready               2b        Walling             3b
6. Santiago            c         Ashby               c
7. Brown               3b        Puhl                rf
8. Templeton           ss        Ramirez             ss
9. Whitson             p         Scott               p

PADRES 1ST: Jefferson made an out to first; Gwynn grounded out
(shortstop to first); Moreland flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Young grounded out (first unassisted); Hatcher flied
to center; Doran grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 0.

PADRES 2ND: Kruk grounded out (second to first); Ready made an
out to second; Santiago struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Padres 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Davis flied to left; Walling grounded out (first
unassisted); Ashby singled to left; Puhl made an out to second;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 0.

PADRES 3RD: Brown homered; Templeton struck out; Whitson
grounded out (first unassisted); Jefferson struck out; 1 R, 1 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Ramirez flied to right; Scott was called out on
strikes; Young lined to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 1,
Astros 0.

PADRES 4TH: Gwynn struck out; Moreland struck out; Kruk grounded
out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Hatcher singled to shortstop; Doran grounded into a
double play (second to shortstop to shortstop to first) [Hatcher
out at second]; Davis homered; Walling made an out to second; 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 1, Astros 1.

PADRES 5TH: Ready flied to center; Santiago singled to third;
Brown was called out on strikes; Templeton flied to center; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Ashby lined to left; Puhl grounded out (second to
first); Ramirez grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Padres 1, Astros 1.

PADRES 6TH: Whitson was called out on strikes; Jefferson
grounded out (second to first); Gwynn walked; Gwynn stole
second; Moreland struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 1,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Scott grounded out (first unassisted); Young
grounded out (second to first); Hatcher flied to center; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 1, Astros 1.

PADRES 7TH: Kruk grounded out (second to first); Ready flied to
left; Santiago singled to right; Santiago stole second; Brown
was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 1,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Doran grounded out (second to first); Davis grounded
out (shortstop to first); Walling doubled to center; Ashby
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 1,
Astros 1.

PADRES 8TH: Templeton singled to left; Whitson out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first) [Templeton to second];
Jefferson grounded out (second to first) [Templeton to third];
Gwynn walked; Moreland doubled to center [Templeton scored,
Gwynn scored]; Kruk grounded out (first unassisted); 2 R, 2 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Padres 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: ABNER REPLACED MORELAND (PLAYING LF); Puhl singled
to pitcher; liner off Ed Whitson's wrist; MCCULLERS
REPLACED WHITSON (PITCHING); Ramirez doubled to right [Puhl to
third]; BASS BATTED FOR SCOTT; Bass singled to left [Puhl
scored, Ramirez scored]; JACKSON RAN FOR BASS; Young out on a
sacrifice bunt (third to first) [Jackson to second]; Hatcher
doubled to left [Jackson scored]; DAVIS REPLACED MCCULLERS
(PITCHING); Doran flied out to right; Davis was walked
intentionally; HENDERSON BATTED FOR WALLING; Hatcher stole
third; Henderson singled to center [Hatcher scored, Davis to
third]; Davis threw a wild pitch [Davis scored, Henderson to
second]; Ashby walked; Puhl grounded out (first unassisted); 5
R, 5 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 3, Astros 6.

PADRES 9TH: JACKSON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); SMITH REPLACED
HENDERSON (PITCHING); Ready flied out to center; Santiago was
called out on strikes; Brown flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Padres 3, Astros 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Padres           3   5   0    4
 Astros           6   9   0    4


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