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San Francisco Giants 10, Houston Astros 6

San Francisco Giants 10, Houston Astros 6

Day

Game Played on Sunday, April 16, 1972 (N) at Astrodome

SF  N    0  2  0    4  1  0    3  0  0  -  10 11  0
HOU N    3  0  0    0  0  3    0  0  0  -   6  6  1
BATTING
San Francisco Giants  AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Mays cf                4   1   0   0       1   0       2   0
  Rosario cf           0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Fuentes 2b             5   0   1   1       0   0       3   2
Henderson lf           5   0   0   0       0   3       2   0
McCovey 1b             5   1   1   0       0   2       6   0
Bonds rf               3   4   3   0       1   0       1   0
Kingman 3b             5   3   4   6       0   0       1   1
Healy c                5   1   1   1       0   0       7   0
Speier ss              4   0   0   0       0   1       4   3
McDowell p             3   0   1   1       0   1       1   1
  McMahon p            1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Totals                40  10  11   9       2   8      27   8
BATTING - 
2B: Bonds 2 (2,off Roberts 2); Fuentes (1,off Roberts); Kingman (1,off Ray);
McCovey (1,off Blasingame).
3B: Kingman (1,off Roberts).
HR: Kingman (1,7th inning off Blasingame 2 on, 0 out).
HBP: Bonds (1,by Blasingame).
Team LOB: 6.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Bonds 2 (2,2nd base off Ray/Hiatt,2nd base off Blasingame/Stinson).
Houston Astros        AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss             4   1   0   0       1   0       0   5
Cedeno cf              4   1   1   0       0   0       3   0
Wynn rf                4   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
May 1b                 4   1   1   0       0   2       8   0
Watson lf              4   2   3   3       0   0       3   0
Rader 3b               4   0   0   0       0   2       0   3
Helms 2b               3   1   1   3       0   0       2   0
Hiatt c                2   0   0   0       1   1       5   1
  Blasingame p         0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Miller ph            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Roberts p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ray p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Stewart ph           1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Griffin p            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Stinson ph,c         2   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Totals                32   6   6   6       2   5      27   9
FIELDING - 
E: Roberts (1).
BATTING - 
HR: Watson (1,1st inning off McDowell 2 on, 2 out); Helms (1,6th inning off
McDowell 2 on, 2 out).
SH: Roberts (1,off McDowell).
HBP: Helms (1,by McDowell); Miller (1,by McMahon).
Team LOB: 4.
PITCHING
San Francisco Giants  IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
McDowell W(1-0)        5.2   6   6   6   2   4   2
McMahon SV(1)          3.1   0   0   0   0   1   0
Totals                 9     6   6   6   2   5   2
Houston Astros        IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Roberts L(0-1)         3.2   7   6   5   1   1   0
Ray                    1.1   2   1   1   0   3   0
Griffin                1     0   0   0   0   1   0
Blasingame             3     2   3   3   1   3   1
Totals                 9    11  10   9   2   8   1
WP: McDowell (1), Ray (1).
HBP: McDowell (1,Helms); McMahon (1,Miller); Blasingame (1,Bonds).
Umpires: Chris Pelekoudas, Mel Steiner, Jerry Dale, Shag Crawford
Time of Game: 2:34   Attendance: 10778
Starting Lineups:

   San Francisco Giants          Houston Astros           
1. Mays                cf        Metzger             ss
2. Fuentes             2b        Cedeno              cf
3. Henderson           lf        Wynn                rf
4. McCovey             1b        May                 1b
5. Bonds               rf        Watson              lf
6. Kingman             3b        Rader               3b
7. Healy               c         Helms               2b
8. Speier              ss        Hiatt               c
9. McDowell            p         Roberts             p

GIANTS 1ST: Mays grounded out (third to first); Fuentes grounded
out (third to first); Henderson grounded out (catcher to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger walked; Cedeno singled to center [Metzger to
third]; Wynn made an out to center; May struck out; Watson
homered [Metzger scored, Cedeno scored]; Rader made an out to
left; 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 3.

GIANTS 2ND: McCovey made an out to left; Bonds doubled to right;
Kingman singled to center [Bonds scored]; Healy reached on an
error by Roberts [Kingman to second, Healy to first]; Speier
forced Healy (third to second) [Kingman to third]; McDowell
singled to center [Kingman scored (unearned), Speier to second];
Mays forced McDowell (shortstop to second); 2 R, 3 H, 1 E, 2
LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 2ND: Helms was hit by a pitch; Hiatt was called out on
strikes; Roberts made an out to pitcher [Helms to second];
Metzger lined to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros
3.

GIANTS 3RD: Fuentes made an out to left; Henderson grounded out
(shortstop to first); McCovey popped to catcher in foul
territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Cedeno made an out to shortstop; Wynn made an out to
second; May was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Giants 2, Astros 3.

GIANTS 4TH: Bonds doubled to center; Kingman tripled to center
[Bonds scored]; Healy singled to center [Kingman scored]; Speier
grounded out (shortstop to first) [Healy to second]; McDowell
was called out on strikes; Mays walked; Fuentes doubled to left
[Healy scored, Mays to third]; RAY REPLACED ROBERTS (PITCHING);
Henderson struck out but Mays advanced to home and Fuentes
advanced to third and Henderson advanced to first on a wild
pitch; McCovey was called out on strikes; 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Giants 6, Astros 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Watson singled to left; Rader made an out to
shortstop; Helms forced Watson (shortstop to second); Hiatt
forced Helms (third to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 6,
Astros 3.

GIANTS 5TH: Bonds singled to right; Bonds stole second; Kingman
doubled to center [Bonds scored]; Healy made an out to right
[Kingman to third]; Speier struck out; McDowell grounded out
(shortstop to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 7, Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: STEWART BATTED FOR RAY; Stewart made an out to
center; Metzger grounded out (pitcher to first); Cedeno popped
to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 7,
Astros 3.

GIANTS 6TH: GRIFFIN REPLACED STEWART (PITCHING); Mays made an
out to first; Fuentes made an out to left; Henderson struck out;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 7, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Wynn made an out to left; May singled to left;
Watson singled to center [May to second]; McDowell threw a wild
pitch [May to third, Watson to second]; Rader struck out; Helms
homered [May scored, Watson scored]; Hiatt walked; STINSON
BATTED FOR GRIFFIN; MCMAHON REPLACED MCDOWELL (PITCHING);
Stinson made an out to shortstop; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants
7, Astros 6.

GIANTS 7TH: BLASINGAME REPLACED HIATT (PITCHING); STINSON STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING C ); McCovey doubled to center; Bonds was hit
by a pitch; Kingman homered [McCovey scored, Bonds scored];
Healy made an out to center; Speier grounded out (shortstop to
first); McMahon struck out; 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 10,
Astros 6.

ASTROS 7TH: Metzger grounded out (shortstop to first); Cedeno
grounded out (second to first); Wynn made an out to shortstop; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 10, Astros 6.

GIANTS 8TH: Mays made an out to right; Fuentes made an out to
center; Henderson was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Giants 10, Astros 6.

ASTROS 8TH: ROSARIO REPLACED MAYS (PLAYING CF); May made an out
to third; Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); Rader struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 10, Astros 6.

GIANTS 9TH: McCovey struck out; Bonds walked; Kingman made an
out to center; Bonds stole second; Healy lined to right; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 10, Astros 6.

ASTROS 9TH: Helms grounded out (pitcher to first); MILLER BATTED
FOR BLASINGAME; Miller was hit by a pitch; Stinson popped to
catcher in foul territory; Metzger grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 10, Astros 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Giants          10  11   0    6
 Astros           6   6   1    4

References

Total Baseball: The Ultimate Baseball Encyclopedia by John Thorn, et al.
2006 ESPN Baseball Encyclopedia by Gary Gillette (Editor), Pete Palmer (Editor).

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