San Francisco Giants 5, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 8
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Thursday, April 13, 2006 (D) at AT&T Park

HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  2  0  -   3  6  2
SF  N    0  1  0    0  2  0    2  0  x  -   5  9  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Burke 2b                      4   0   1   2       0   0       6   4
Taveras cf                    3   1   1   0       1   0       4   0
Lamb 3b                       4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
  Wheeler p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Berkman 1b                    3   0   0   1       0   1       6   0
Wilson lf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Lane rf                       3   1   1   0       1   0       2   0
Munson c                      4   0   0   0       0   2       3   0
Everett ss                    3   1   1   0       0   0       0   4
Backe p                       1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Buchholz p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Biggio ph                   1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Springer p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gallo p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Qualls p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ensberg ph,3b               1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       31   3   6   3       2   5      24   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Everett-Burke-Berkman.
E: Burke (1), Lamb (1).

BATTING - 
SF: Berkman (2,off Morris).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Everett (1,2nd base off Morris/Matheny).

San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Winn cf                       3   1   1   1       1   0       4   0
  Worrell p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Vizquel ss                    2   0   0   1       0   0       2   3
Durham 2b                     3   1   2   0       1   0       2   1
Bonds lf                      4   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Alou rf                       3   1   1   2       0   0       3   0
Niekro 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   1       8   1
Feliz 3b                      4   1   2   0       0   0       1   4
Matheny c                     3   0   0   0       0   0       5   0
Morris p                      3   1   1   0       0   2       2   1
  Munter p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Kline p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sweeney ph                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Finley cf                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   5   9   5       2   3      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Morris-Niekro.

BATTING - 
2B: Sweeney (2,off Wheeler).
HR: Alou (3,2nd inning off Backe 0 on 1 out).
SH: Vizquel (1,off Gallo).
SF: Vizquel (1,off Buchholz); Alou (1,off Qualls).
HBP: Matheny (1,by Springer); Winn (1,by Gallo).
GDP: Durham (1,off Backe).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Durham (1,2nd base off Buchholz/Munson); Winn (1,3rd base off Buchholz/Munson).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Backe                         2     1   1   1   1   0   1   8
Buchholz L(0-1)               3     4   2   2   1   2   0  14
Springer                      1     1   0   0   0   1   0   5
Gallo                         0.1   2   2   2   0   0   0   4
Qualls                        0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
Wheeler                       1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        8     9   5   5   2   3   1  37

WP: Buchholz (1).
HBP: Springer (1,Matheny); Gallo (1,Winn).

San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Morris W(2-0)                 7.2   4   3   3   2   4   0  28
Munter                        0     1   0   0   0   0   0   1
Kline                         0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Worrell SV(3)                 1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                        9     6   3   3   2   5   0  34


Umpires: HP - Ed Rapuano, 1B - Chris Guccione, 2B - Joe West, 3B - Tom Hallion
Time of Game: 2:40   Attendance: 34267


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                San Francisco Giants     
1. Burke               2b        Winn                cf
2. Taveras             cf        Vizquel             ss
3. Lamb                3b        Durham              2b
4. Berkman             1b        Bonds               lf
5. Wilson              lf        Alou                rf
6. Lane                rf        Niekro              1b
7. Munson              c         Feliz               3b
8. Everett             ss        Matheny             c
9. Backe               p         Morris              p

ASTROS 1ST: rain delayed start until 9:01; Burke grounded
out (third to first); Taveras grounded out (shortstop to first);
Lamb flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 0.

GIANTS 1ST: Winn walked; Vizquel flied to left; Durham grounded
into a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Winn out at
second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Berkman popped to shortstop; Wilson was called out
on strikes; Lane grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 0.

GIANTS 2ND: Bonds flied to right; Alou homered; Niekro reached
on an error by Lamb; Feliz popped to second; Matheny forced
Niekro (shortstop to second); 1 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Giants 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Munson struck out; Everett flied to center; Backe
flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 1.

GIANTS 3RD: BUCHHOLZ REPLACED BACKE (PITCHING); Morris struck
out; Astros pitcher Brandon Backe left the game due to an
injured elbow; Winn grounded out (second to first); Vizquel
flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Burke grounded out (second to first); Taveras
walked; Lamb singled to right [Taveras to third]; Berkman hit a
sacrifice fly to center [Taveras scored]; Wilson forced Lamb
(shortstop to second); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 1.

GIANTS 4TH: Durham singled to left; Bonds flied to center; Alou
flied to center; Durham stole second; Niekro struck out; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Lane grounded out (third to first); Munson flied to
right; Everett grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 1.

GIANTS 5TH: Feliz singled to second [Feliz to second (error by
Burke)]; Matheny popped to second; Morris singled to center
[Feliz to third]; Winn singled to left [Feliz scored, Morris to
second]; Buchholz threw a wild pitch [Morris to third, Winn to
second]; Vizquel hit a sacrifice fly to left [Morris scored];
Winn stole third; Durham walked; Bonds popped to third; 2 R, 3
H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 3.

ASTROS 6TH: BIGGIO BATTED FOR BUCHHOLZ; Biggio singled to third;
Burke lined into a double play to pitcher [Biggio out at first
(pitcher to first)]; Taveras flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 3.

GIANTS 6TH: SPRINGER REPLACED BIGGIO (PITCHING); Alou grounded
out (second to first); Niekro popped to first; Feliz singled to
center; Matheny was hit by a pitch [Feliz to second]; Morris
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Lamb grounded out (first to pitcher); Berkman popped
to second; Wilson grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 3.

GIANTS 7TH: GALLO REPLACED SPRINGER (PITCHING); Winn was hit by
a pitch; Vizquel out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second)
[Winn to second]; Durham singled to second [Winn to third];
Bonds singled to right [Winn scored, Durham to third]; QUALLS
REPLACED GALLO (PITCHING); Alou hit a sacrifice fly to center
[Durham scored]; Niekro forced Bonds (shortstop to second); 2 R,
2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 5.

ASTROS 8TH: Lane walked; Munson struck out; Everett singled to
right [Lane to third]; ENSBERG BATTED FOR QUALLS; Ensberg was
called out on strikes while Everett stole second; Burke singled
to center [Lane scored, Everett scored]; MUNTER REPLACED MORRIS
(PITCHING); On a bunt Taveras singled to third [Burke to
second]; KLINE REPLACED MUNTER (PITCHING); Lamb flied to center;
2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 5.

GIANTS 8TH: WHEELER REPLACED LAMB (PITCHING); ENSBERG STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING 3B); Feliz flied to center; Matheny grounded out
(shortstop to first); SWEENEY BATTED FOR KLINE; Sweeney doubled
to left; Winn grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 5.

ASTROS 9TH: WORRELL REPLACED WINN (PITCHING); FINLEY REPLACED
SWEENEY (PLAYING CF); Berkman was called out on strikes; Wilson
lined to shortstop; Lane singled to left; Munson popped to
third; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3   6   2    4
 Giants           5   9   0    8


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