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Scores
Standings
DET
@BOS
8
2
MIN
@CAL
2
1
MIL
@KCR
2
7
BAL
@NYY
1
2
CHW
@OAK
9
7
CHW
@OAK
3
1
CLE
@WSA
6
2
NYM
@ATL
0
5
SFG
@CHC
4
2
 
(11)
SFG
@CHC
0
8
MON
@CIN
3
6
SDP
@HOU
3
2
PHI
@PIT
3
2
PHI
@PIT
0
4
LAD
@STL
4
2
Sunday, August 8, 1971,
, Astrodome
Attendance: 19,757, Time of Game: 2:15
Padres
3
42-75
 Won 1 
6th, 25½ GB
at Astros
2
57-57
 Lost 1 
4th, 9 GB
W: Fred Norman (2-8)
S: Bob Miller (7)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Padres          1  0  0   2  0  0   0  0  0    3  9  0
Astros          0  0  1   0  0  0   0  1  0    2  5  1

San Diego Padres

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Enzo Hernandez SS 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .228 .298 .261 .559 0.003 1.02 0.064 -0.061 -0.2 1 4 SB
Don Mason 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .195 .252 .231 .483 -0.067 0.84 0.011 -0.078 -0.6 2 3
Cito Gaston CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .235 .272 .397 .669 -0.086 0.83 0.000 -0.086 -1.0 3 0
Nate Colbert 1B 4 1 2 2 0 0 4 .266 .348 .485 .833 0.220 0.81 0.244 -0.023 1.5 11 0 HR
Larry Stahl RF 4 1 1 0 0 3 4 .256 .298 .383 .681 0.000 0.56 0.035 -0.035 -0.1 0 0
Leron Lee LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .266 .326 .401 .728 -0.022 0.68 0.016 -0.038 -0.3 2 0 2B
Ed Spiezio 3B 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .235 .282 .342 .624 0.019 0.81 0.096 -0.077 -0.2 0 1 CS
Fred Kendall C 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .152 .212 .203 .414 -0.022 0.39 0.009 -0.030 -0.3 8 2
Fred Norman P 3 0 2 0 0 0 3 .200 .286 .200 .486 0.032 0.60 0.048 -0.016 0.4 0 3
   Bob Miller P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.007 0.28 0.000 -0.007 -0.1 0 0
Team Totals 36 3 9 3 0 6 36 .250 .250 .361 .611 0.070 0.73 0.523 -0.451 -0.8 27 13
2B: L Lee (13, off D Lemaster).
HR: N Colbert (21, off D Lemaster, 4th inn, 0 on, 0 outs).
TB: N Colbert 5; F Norman 2; L Lee 2; L Stahl; D Mason; E Spiezio; E Hernandez.
RBI: N Colbert 2 (58); E Spiezio (35).
2-out RBI: N Colbert.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 2 for 6.
Baserunning
SB: E Hernandez (12, 2nd base off L Dierker/J Hiatt).
CS: E Spiezio (3, 2nd base by D Lemaster/J Hiatt).

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Roger Metzger SS 2 0 1 1 0 0 2 .232 .291 .296 .586 0.116 1.20 0.139 -0.023 0.8 0 1
   Denis Menke PH-SS 1 0 1 1 1 0 2 .260 .340 .333 .673 0.342 1.75 0.342 0.000 1.8 0 2 3B
Joe Morgan 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .261 .356 .402 .759 -0.284 2.23 0.000 -0.284 -1.3 2 2
Jim Wynn RF 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .219 .324 .325 .649 -0.049 1.85 0.029 -0.078 -0.4 1 0
Cesar Cedeno CF 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .254 .287 .397 .684 -0.209 2.02 0.000 -0.209 -1.0 4 0
Bob Watson 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .292 .357 .397 .754 -0.113 1.46 0.015 -0.129 -0.4 9 0
Doug Rader 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .246 .309 .382 .691 -0.115 1.19 0.000 -0.115 -0.6 1 4
Jesus Alou LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .307 .334 .402 .736 0.022 1.11 0.091 -0.069 -0.3 2 0 2B
Jack Hiatt C 2 2 1 0 2 1 4 .291 .408 .345 .752 0.113 1.98 0.132 -0.019 0.6 8 1
Larry Dierker P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .074 .091 .093 .184 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Denny Lemaster P 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .250 .250 .250 .500 -0.033 0.98 0.000 -0.033 -0.3 0 0 SH
   Larry Howard PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .214 .214 .429 .643 -0.064 2.99 0.000 -0.064 -0.3
   Jim Ray P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143 .250 .143 .393 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Rich Chiles PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .302 .400 .442 .842 -0.155 6.37 0.000 -0.155 -0.4
Team Totals 31 2 5 2 4 8 36 .161 .257 .258 .515 -0.429 1.79 0.748 -1.178 -1.8 27 10
2B: J Alou (18, off B Miller).
3B: D Menke (3, off F Norman).
SH: D Lemaster (1, off F Norman).
TB: D Menke 3; J Alou 2; B Watson; J Hiatt; R Metzger.
RBI: R Metzger (21); D Menke (36).
2-out RBI: R Metzger.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 1 for 5.
Fielding
E: D Rader (20).

San Diego Padres

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Fred Norman, W (2-8) 7.2 4 2 2 2 7 0 3.56 29 68 0.150 1.27 1.0
Bob Miller, S (7) 1.1 1 0 0 2 1 0 1.78 7 1 0 0.279 3.95 0.7
Team Totals 9 5 2 2 4 8 0 2.00 36 68 1 0 0.429 1.79 1.8

Houston Astros

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Larry Dierker 1 2 1 1 0 1 0 2.72 5 46 -0.071 1.15 -0.6
Denny Lemaster, L (0-1) 7 7 2 2 0 5 1 2.98 28 0 0 -0.029 0.67 0.9
Jim Ray 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.13 3 0 0 0.029 0.41 0.4
Team Totals 9 9 3 3 0 6 1 3.00 36 46 0 0 -0.071 0.73 0.8
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - John Kibler, 1B - Bruce Froemming, 2B - Al Barlick, 3B - Paul Pryor.
Time of Game: 2:15.
Attendance: 19,757.
Start Time Weather: Wind 0mph, In Dome.

Starting Lineups

San Diego Padres         Houston Astros
1 Enzo Hernandez SS 1 Roger Metzger SS
2 Don Mason 2B 2 Joe Morgan 2B
3 Cito Gaston CF 3 Jim Wynn RF
4 Nate Colbert 1B 4 Cesar Cedeno CF
5 Larry Stahl RF 5 Bob Watson 1B
6 Leron Lee LF 6 Doug Rader 3B
7 Ed Spiezio 3B 7 Jesus Alou LF
8 Fred Kendall C 8 Jack Hiatt C
9 Fred Norman P 9 Larry Dierker P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b8 1-3 1 1-- R HOU D. Menke F. Norman -28% 57% Triple; Hiatt Scores
b8 2-3 1 --3 O HOU J. Morgan F. Norman 18% 75% Flyball: 2B
b9 2-3 2 12- O HOU R. Chiles B. Miller 16% 100% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t4 1-1 0 --- R SDP N. Colbert D. Lemaster 14% 64% Home Run
b3 0-1 2 -2- R HOU R. Metzger F. Norman -14% 46% Single; Hiatt Scores; Metzger to 2B/Adv on throw

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Padres Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Larry Dierker facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- SDP E. Hernandez L. Dierker 4% 54% Single
t1 0-0 0 1-- SDP D. Mason L. Dierker 3% 56% Hernandez Steals 2B
t1 0-0 0 -2- O SDP D. Mason L. Dierker -4% 52% Flyball: RF
t1 0-0 1 -2- O SDP C. Gaston L. Dierker -3% 49% Groundout: 3B-1B
t1 0-0 2 -2- R SDP N. Colbert L. Dierker 10% 59% Single; Hernandez Scores
t1 1-0 2 1-- O SDP L. Stahl L. Dierker -2% 57% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Padres 1, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Astros Batting, Behind 0-1, Padres' Fred Norman facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- O HOU R. Metzger F. Norman 2% 59% Flyball: CF
b1 0-1 1 --- O HOU J. Morgan F. Norman 2% 61% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-1 2 --- O HOU J. Wynn F. Norman 1% 62% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Padres 1, Astros 0.
Top of the 2nd, Padres Batting, Ahead 1-0, Astros' Denny Lemaster facing 6-7-8
Denny Lemaster replaces Larry Dierker pitching and batting 9th
t2 1-0 0 --- O SDP L. Lee D. Lemaster -2% 60% Flyball: LF
t2 1-0 1 --- O SDP E. Spiezio D. Lemaster -1% 59% Flyball: CF
t2 1-0 2 --- O SDP F. Kendall D. Lemaster -1% 58% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Padres 1, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Behind 0-1, Padres' Fred Norman facing 4-5-6
b2 0-1 0 --- O HOU C. Cedeno F. Norman 2% 60% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 0-1 1 --- O HOU B. Watson F. Norman 2% 62% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 0-1 2 --- O HOU D. Rader F. Norman 1% 63% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Padres 1, Astros 0.
Top of the 3rd, Padres Batting, Ahead 1-0, Astros' Denny Lemaster facing 9-1-2
t3 1-0 0 --- SDP F. Norman D. Lemaster 3% 66% Single
t3 1-0 0 1-- O SDP E. Hernandez D. Lemaster -3% 63% Strikeout
t3 1-0 1 1-- O SDP D. Mason D. Lemaster -3% 61% Foul Flyball: C
t3 1-0 2 1-- O SDP C. Gaston D. Lemaster -2% 59% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Padres 1, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Behind 0-1, Padres' Fred Norman facing 7-8-9
b3 0-1 0 --- O HOU J. Alou F. Norman 3% 61% Strikeout
b3 0-1 1 --- HOU J. Hiatt F. Norman -3% 58% Walk
b3 0-1 1 1-- O HOU D. Lemaster F. Norman 2% 60% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Hiatt to 2B
b3 0-1 2 -2- R HOU R. Metzger F. Norman -14% 46% Single; Hiatt Scores; Metzger to 2B/Adv on throw
b3 1-1 2 -2- O HOU J. Morgan F. Norman 4% 50% Groundout: P-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Padres 1, Astros 1.
Top of the 4th, Padres Batting, Tied 1-1, Astros' Denny Lemaster facing 4-5-6
t4 1-1 0 --- R SDP N. Colbert D. Lemaster 14% 64% Home Run
t4 2-1 0 --- SDP L. Stahl D. Lemaster 4% 68% Single
t4 2-1 0 1-- O SDP L. Lee D. Lemaster -1% 66% Groundout: 2B-1B; Stahl to 2B
t4 2-1 1 -2- R SDP E. Spiezio D. Lemaster 10% 76% Single; Stahl Scores
t4 3-1 1 1-- O SDP F. Kendall D. Lemaster -3% 73% Spiezio Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
t4 3-1 2 --- SDP F. Kendall D. Lemaster 1% 74% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Kendall to 1B
t4 3-1 2 1-- O SDP F. Norman D. Lemaster -2% 72% Groundout: 1B unassisted
2 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Padres 3, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-3, Padres' Fred Norman facing 3-4-5
b4 1-3 0 --- O HOU J. Wynn F. Norman 3% 75% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 1-3 1 --- O HOU C. Cedeno F. Norman 2% 77% Strikeout
b4 1-3 2 --- HOU B. Watson F. Norman -2% 75% Single
b4 1-3 2 1-- O HOU D. Rader F. Norman 3% 78% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Padres 3, Astros 1.
Top of the 5th, Padres Batting, Ahead 3-1, Astros' Denny Lemaster facing 1-2-3
t5 3-1 0 --- O SDP E. Hernandez D. Lemaster -1% 76% Flyball: CF
t5 3-1 1 --- O SDP D. Mason D. Lemaster -1% 75% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 3-1 2 --- O SDP C. Gaston D. Lemaster -1% 75% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Padres 3, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-3, Padres' Fred Norman facing 7-8-9
b5 1-3 0 --- O HOU J. Alou F. Norman 3% 78% Groundout: C-1B
b5 1-3 1 --- O HOU J. Hiatt F. Norman 2% 80% Strikeout
b5 1-3 2 --- O HOU D. Lemaster F. Norman 1% 81% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Padres 3, Astros 1.
Top of the 6th, Padres Batting, Ahead 3-1, Astros' Denny Lemaster facing 4-5-6
t6 3-1 0 --- O SDP N. Colbert D. Lemaster -1% 79% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 3-1 1 --- O SDP L. Stahl D. Lemaster -1% 78% Strikeout Looking
t6 3-1 2 --- SDP L. Lee D. Lemaster 2% 80% Double
t6 3-1 2 -2- O SDP E. Spiezio D. Lemaster -2% 78% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Padres 3, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-3, Padres' Fred Norman facing 1-2-3
Denis Menke pinch hits for Roger Metzger (SS) batting 1st
b6 1-3 0 --- HOU D. Menke F. Norman -6% 72% Walk
b6 1-3 0 1-- O HOU J. Morgan F. Norman 5% 77% Strikeout
b6 1-3 1 1-- O HOU J. Wynn F. Norman 4% 81% Flyball: LF
b6 1-3 2 1-- O HOU C. Cedeno F. Norman 3% 84% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Padres 3, Astros 1.
Top of the 7th, Padres Batting, Ahead 3-1, Astros' Denny Lemaster facing 8-9-1
Denis Menke moves from PH to SS
t7 3-1 0 --- O SDP F. Kendall D. Lemaster -1% 83% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 3-1 1 --- SDP F. Norman D. Lemaster 1% 84% Single
t7 3-1 1 1-- O SDP E. Hernandez D. Lemaster -2% 83% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
t7 3-1 2 1-- SDP D. Mason D. Lemaster 1% 84% Single; Hernandez to 2B
t7 3-1 2 12- O SDP C. Gaston D. Lemaster -2% 82% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Padres 3, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-3, Padres' Fred Norman facing 5-6-7
b7 1-3 0 --- O HOU B. Watson F. Norman 3% 85% Groundout: 3B-1B
b7 1-3 1 --- O HOU D. Rader F. Norman 2% 87% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 1-3 2 --- O HOU J. Alou F. Norman 1% 89% Groundout: C-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Padres 3, Astros 1.
Top of the 8th, Padres Batting, Ahead 3-1, Astros' Denny Lemaster facing 4-5-6
t8 3-1 0 --- O SDP N. Colbert D. Lemaster -1% 88% Flyball: LF
t8 3-1 1 --- O SDP L. Stahl D. Lemaster -1% 87% Strikeout
t8 3-1 2 --- O SDP L. Lee D. Lemaster -0% 86% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Padres 3, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-3, Padres' Fred Norman facing 8-9-1
b8 1-3 0 --- HOU J. Hiatt F. Norman -8% 79% Single
Larry Howard pinch hits for Denny Lemaster (P) batting 9th
b8 1-3 0 1-- O HOU L. Howard F. Norman 6% 85% Strikeout Looking
b8 1-3 1 1-- R HOU D. Menke F. Norman -28% 57% Triple; Hiatt Scores
b8 2-3 1 --3 O HOU J. Morgan F. Norman 18% 75% Flyball: 2B
Bob Miller replaces Fred Norman pitching and batting 9th
b8 2-3 2 --3 HOU J. Wynn B. Miller -3% 72% Walk
b8 2-3 2 1-3 O HOU C. Cedeno B. Miller 14% 86% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Padres 3, Astros 2.
Top of the 9th, Padres Batting, Ahead 3-2, Astros' Jim Ray facing 7-8-9
Jim Ray replaces Larry Howard (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t9 3-2 0 --- O SDP E. Spiezio J. Ray -1% 84% Foul Flyball: C
t9 3-2 1 --- O SDP F. Kendall J. Ray -1% 83% Foul Flyball: 3B
t9 3-2 2 --- O SDP B. Miller J. Ray -1% 83% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Padres 3, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-3, Padres' Bob Miller facing 5-6-7
b9 2-3 0 --- O HOU B. Watson B. Miller 8% 91% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b9 2-3 1 --- O HOU D. Rader B. Miller 6% 96% Flyball: CF
b9 2-3 2 --- HOU J. Alou B. Miller -9% 87% Double
b9 2-3 2 -2- HOU J. Hiatt B. Miller -3% 84% Walk
Rich Chiles pinch hits for Jim Ray (P) batting 9th
b9 2-3 2 12- O HOU R. Chiles B. Miller 16% 100% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Padres 3, Astros 2.

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