Houston Astros 4, San Francisco Giants 3 (12 innings)
Regular Season Game 141
Played on Friday, September 9, 1988 (N) at Candlestick Park

HOU N    0  1  0    0  2  0    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   4 13  2
SF  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  2  1    0  0  0  -   3 10  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Young cf                      6   1   2   0       0   0       6   0
Doran 2b                      6   1   1   0       0   0       1   5
Bass rf                       6   0   2   0       0   0       2   0
Davis 1b                      5   0   2   2       0   0      13   0
Bell 3b                       5   0   1   0       1   1       1   1
  Smajstrla pr                0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Caminiti 3b                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Puhl lf                       6   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Ashby c                       5   1   2   1       1   1      10   0
Ramirez ss                    5   0   1   0       1   1       3   6
Knepper p                     3   0   1   1       0   0       0   2
  Andersen p                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Agosto p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Smith p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Drew ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Darwin p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       49   4  13   4       3   3      36  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Ramirez-Doran-Davis, Andersen-Ramirez-Davis.
E: Bell (15), Puhl (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Ashby (10,off Reuschel); Doran (17,off Reuschel); Ramirez (25,off Reuschel);
Davis (22,off Garrelts).
HBP: Davis (10,by Reuschel).
GDP: Ramirez (13,off Reuschel).
Team LOB: 13.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Young (22,2nd base by Garrelts/Manwaring).

San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Butler cf                     6   1   2   0       0   0       2   0
Speier 2b                     3   0   0   0       0   1       2   3
  Mitchell ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Garrelts p                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Garner ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Clark 1b                      5   0   3   1       1   0      11   2
Maldonado rf                  6   0   0   0       0   3       1   0
Youngblood lf                 2   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
  Aldrete ph,lf               1   0   0   0       2   0       1   0
Melvin c                      4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
  Nixon pr                    0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Manwaring c                 1   0   0   0       0   1       2   1
Williams 3b                   2   0   1   0       0   1       4   1
  Riles ph,3b                 3   0   1   1       0   0       2   1
Uribe ss                      4   0   1   0       1   0       6   1
Reuschel p                    2   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Melendez ph                 1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Perezchica 2b               2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       45   3  10   2       4  10      36  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Williams-Speier-Clark.
E: Clark (11).

BATTING - 
2B: Butler (23,off Knepper).
GDP: Melvin (5,off Knepper); Riles (4,off Andersen).
IBB: Clark (24,by Smith); Aldrete (11,by Smith).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Nixon (9,2nd base off Smith/Ashby); Butler (38,2nd base off Smith/Ashby).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Knepper                       6     4   0   0   0   4   0  22
Andersen                      1     1   2   2   2   1   0   5
Agosto                        0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Smith                         2.2   4   1   1   2   3   0  14
Darwin W(7-11)                2     1   0   0   0   2   0   7
Totals                       12    10   3   3   4  10   0  49

Andersen faced 2 batters in the 8th inning
WP: Smith (1).
IBB: Smith 2 (8,Clark,Aldrete).

San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reuschel                      8     8   3   3   3   1   0  37
Garrelts L(5-9)               4     5   1   1   0   2   0  16
Totals                       12    13   4   4   3   3   0  53

WP: Reuschel (4).
HBP: Reuschel (5,Davis).

Umpires: HP - Harry Wendelstedt, 1B - Randy Marsh, 2B - Dutch Rennert, 3B - Dana DeMuth
Time of Game: 3:38   Attendance: 13670


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                San Francisco Giants     
1. Young               cf        Butler              cf
2. Doran               2b        Speier              2b
3. Bass                rf        Clark               1b
4. Davis               1b        Maldonado           rf
5. Bell                3b        Youngblood          lf
6. Puhl                lf        Melvin              c
7. Ashby               c         Williams            3b
8. Ramirez             ss        Uribe               ss
9. Knepper             p         Reuschel            p

ASTROS 1ST: Young flied out to right; Doran popped to third in
foul territory; Bass singled to right; Reuschel threw a wild
pitch [Bass to second]; Davis popped to first in foul territory;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 0.

GIANTS 1ST: Butler grounded out (shortstop to first); Puhl
dropped a foul fly hit by Speier for an error; Speier struck
out; Clark singled to center; Maldonado grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Bell lined to left; Puhl flied out to left; Ashby
doubled to right; Ramirez walked; Knepper singled to right
[Ashby scored, Ramirez to second]; Young grounded out (pitcher
to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 0.

GIANTS 2ND: Youngblood reached on an error by Bell; Melvin
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Youngblood out at second]; Williams singled to right; Uribe
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1,
Giants 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Doran grounded out (first unassisted); Bass singled
to center; Davis popped to third in foul territory; Bell walked
[Bass to second]; Puhl grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 0.

GIANTS 3RD: Reuschel grounded out (second to first); Butler
grounded out (first unassisted); Speier flied out to center; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Ashby reached on an error by Clark; Ramirez grounded
into a double play (third to second to first) [Ashby out at
second]; Knepper popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Giants 0.

GIANTS 4TH: Clark grounded out (second to first); Maldonado
struck out; Youngblood grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Young singled to right; Doran doubled to right
[Young to third]; Bass reached on a fielder's choice; Davis
singled to left [Young scored, Doran scored, Bass to second];
Bell was called out on strikes; Puhl forced Davis (first to
shortstop) [Bass to third]; Ashby walked [Puhl to second];
Ramirez flied out to center; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 3,
Giants 0.

GIANTS 5TH: Melvin flied out to right; Williams struck out;
Uribe singled to center; Reuschel grounded out (third to first);
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Knepper popped to third; Young grounded out (first
to pitcher); Doran grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 0.

GIANTS 6TH: Butler doubled to second; Speier flied out to
center; Clark flied out to center; Maldonado was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Bass popped to third; Davis was hit by a pitch; Bell
flied out to left; Puhl grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 0.

GIANTS 7TH: ANDERSEN REPLACED KNEPPER (PITCHING); ALDRETE BATTED
FOR YOUNGBLOOD; Aldrete walked; Melvin struck out; RILES BATTED
FOR WILLIAMS; Riles grounded into a double play (pitcher to
shortstop to first) [Aldrete out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 0.

ASTROS 8TH: ALDRETE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); RILES STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING 3B); Ashby popped to second; Ramirez doubled to
left; Andersen grounded out (third to first); Young flied out to
center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 0.

GIANTS 8TH: Uribe walked; MELENDEZ BATTED FOR REUSCHEL; Melendez
singled to left [Uribe to second]; AGOSTO REPLACED ANDERSEN
(PITCHING); Butler forced Uribe (shortstop to third) [Melendez
to second]; MITCHELL BATTED FOR SPEIER; SMITH REPLACED AGOSTO
(PITCHING); Mitchell struck out; Clark singled to right
[Melendez scored, Butler to third]; Smith threw a wild pitch
[Butler scored, Clark to second]; Maldonado flied out to center;
2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 2.

ASTROS 9TH: GARRELTS REPLACED MITCHELL (PITCHING); PEREZCHICA
REPLACED MELENDEZ (PLAYING 2B); Doran grounded out (first
unassisted); Bass popped to third in foul territory; Davis
doubled to second; Bell popped to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 2.

GIANTS 9TH: Aldrete grounded out (second to first); Melvin
singled to center; NIXON RAN FOR MELVIN; Nixon stole second;
Riles singled to left [Nixon scored]; Uribe flied out to center;
Perezchica popped to shortstop; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3,
Giants 3.

ASTROS 10TH: MANWARING REPLACED NIXON (PLAYING C ); Puhl popped
to shortstop; Ashby struck out; Ramirez popped to shortstop; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 3.

GIANTS 10TH: Butler singled to left; Garrelts struck out; Butler
stole second; Clark was walked intentionally; Maldonado grounded
out (shortstop to first) [Butler to third, Clark to second];
Aldrete was walked intentionally; Manwaring struck out; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 3.

ASTROS 11TH: DREW BATTED FOR SMITH; Drew flied out to left;
Debut game for Cameron Drew; Young singled to left; Doran
popped to third in foul territory; Young was caught stealing
second (catcher to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3,
Giants 3.

GIANTS 11TH: DARWIN REPLACED DREW (PITCHING); Riles grounded out
(shortstop to first); Uribe flied out to right; Perezchica flied
out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 3.

ASTROS 12TH: Bass grounded out (second to first); Davis grounded
out (shortstop to first); Bell singled to left; SMAJSTRLA RAN
FOR BELL; Puhl singled to left [Smajstrla to third]; Ashby
singled to right [Smajstrla scored, Puhl to third]; Ramirez
struck out; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Giants 3.

GIANTS 12TH: CAMINITI REPLACED SMAJSTRLA (PLAYING 3B); Butler
made an out to shortstop; GARNER BATTED FOR GARRELTS; Garner was
called out on strikes; Clark singled to shortstop; Maldonado was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Giants 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           4  13   2   13
 Giants           3  10   1   10


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