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Standings
MIN
@CAL
6
0
CLE
@MIL
3
2
BOS
@NYY
1
2
CHW
@OAK
3
4
KCR
@TEX
2
3
SDP
@ATL
2
4
PIT
@CHC
8
5
 
(12)
LAD
@CIN
5
3
 
(11)
SFG
@HOU
0
4
NYM
@MON
1
4
STL
@PHI
3
10
Tuesday, April 16, 1974,
, Astrodome
Attendance: 8,191, Time of Game: 1:59
Giants
0
6-5
 Lost 3 
2nd, 2 GB
at Astros
4
6-5
 Won 2 
2nd, 2 GB
W: Tom Griffin (2-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Giants          0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  3  0
Astros          0  0  0   0  2  1   0  1  X    4  9  0

San Francisco Giants

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bobby Bonds RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .262 .354 .429 .783 -0.069 0.72 0.000 -0.069 -0.6 2 0
Chris Speier SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .189 .318 .270 .588 -0.008 0.46 0.026 -0.034 -0.1 2 3 2B
Garry Maddox CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .292 .292 .438 .729 -0.061 0.81 0.012 -0.073 -0.6 3 0
Gary Matthews LF 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .238 .304 .357 .661 0.082 0.93 0.105 -0.022 0.6 3 0 SB
Steve Ontiveros 1B 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .250 .442 .438 .879 -0.024 1.28 0.035 -0.059 -0.2 6 1
   Jim Barr P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Gary Thomasson PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .200 .000 .200 -0.001 0.03 0.000 -0.001 -0.1
Dave Kingman 3B 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .243 .349 .459 .808 -0.108 1.39 0.000 -0.108 -1.0 0 2
Mike Phillips 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .324 .361 .353 .714 -0.073 1.20 0.000 -0.073 -0.7 1 0
Ken Rudolph C 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .103 .212 .103 .316 -0.070 1.33 0.000 -0.070 -0.5 4 0
   Chris Arnold PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.007 0.28 0.000 -0.007 -0.1
   Dave Rader C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Jim Willoughby P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .143 .143 .286 .429 -0.053 1.09 0.000 -0.053 -0.4 1 1
   Ed Goodson 1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .250 .000 .250 -0.019 0.78 0.000 -0.019 -0.2 1 0
Team Totals 30 0 3 0 2 4 32 .100 .156 .133 .290 -0.411 0.91 0.178 -0.588 -3.9 24 7
2B: C Speier (3, off T Griffin).
TB: C Speier 2; G Maddox; G Matthews.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 0 for 5.
Baserunning
SB: G Matthews (2, 2nd base off T Griffin/J Edwards).

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Roger Metzger SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .279 .340 .395 .736 -0.064 0.67 0.000 -0.064 -0.8 3 8
Ollie Brown RF 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .261 .261 .435 .696 -0.046 0.59 0.000 -0.046 -0.4 1 0
   Bob Gallagher RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .091 .091 .091 .182 -0.002 0.09 0.000 -0.002 -0.1 1 0
Cesar Cedeno CF 4 2 3 0 0 0 4 .391 .404 .587 .991 0.039 0.54 0.065 -0.026 1.5 1 0 2·SB
Bob Watson LF 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .286 .326 .429 .755 -0.072 0.85 0.000 -0.072 -0.9 1 0
   Greg Gross LF 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .500 .520 .500 1.020 0.005 0.12 0.005 0.000 0.6 0 0
Lee May 1B 4 0 2 1 0 0 4 .297 .372 .486 .859 0.054 0.56 0.081 -0.027 0.3 11 2 2B
   Denis Menke 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Doug Rader 3B 3 0 1 1 0 0 4 .282 .356 .410 .766 -0.043 0.58 0.014 -0.056 -0.1 1 2 SF
Johnny Edwards C 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 .167 .333 .250 .583 0.023 0.55 0.047 -0.024 -0.5 4 0
Tommy Helms 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .286 .306 .371 .677 -0.054 1.14 0.000 -0.054 -0.8 1 0
Tom Griffin P 3 1 2 2 0 1 3 .429 .500 .857 1.357 0.248 0.86 0.252 -0.004 1.6 2 1 HR
Team Totals 32 4 9 4 1 4 34 .281 .294 .406 .700 0.088 0.64 0.464 -0.375 0.5 27 13
2B: L May (1, off J Willoughby).
HR: T Griffin (1, off J Willoughby, 5th inn, 1 on, 1 out).
SF: D Rader (1, off J Barr).
TB: T Griffin 5; L May 3; C Cedeno 3; G Gross; D Rader.
RBI: T Griffin 2 (3); L May (7); D Rader (8).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 2 for 9.
Baserunning
SB: C Cedeno 2 (6, 2nd base off J Willoughby/K Rudolph 2).

San Francisco Giants

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jim Willoughby, L (1-2) 5.1 6 3 3 1 3 1 5.40 23 46 -0.100 0.86 -0.8
Jim Barr 2.2 3 1 1 0 1 0 2.61 11 1 0 0.013 0.19 0.3
Team Totals 8 9 4 4 1 4 1 4.50 34 46 1 0 -0.087 0.64 -0.5

Houston Astros

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Tom Griffin, W (2-1) 9 3 0 0 2 4 0 1.23 32 83 0.413 0.91 3.9
Team Totals 9 3 0 0 2 4 0 0.00 32 83 0.413 0.91 3.9
Balks: None.
WP: J Barr (1).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Dick Stello, 1B - Terry Tata, 2B - Tom Gorman, 3B - Bill Williams.
Time of Game: 1:59.
Attendance: 8,191.
Start Time Weather: In Dome.

Starting Lineups

San Francisco Giants         Houston Astros
1 Bobby Bonds RF 1 Roger Metzger SS
2 Chris Speier SS 2 Ollie Brown RF
3 Garry Maddox CF 3 Cesar Cedeno CF
4 Gary Matthews LF 4 Bob Watson LF
5 Steve Ontiveros 1B 5 Lee May 1B
6 Dave Kingman 3B 6 Doug Rader 3B
7 Mike Phillips 2B 7 Johnny Edwards C
8 Ken Rudolph C 8 Tommy Helms 2B
9 Jim Willoughby P 9 Tom Griffin P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b5 0-0 1 -2- RR HOU T. Griffin J. Willoughby 22% 82% Home Run; Edwards Scores
t4 0-0 0 12- O SFG D. Kingman T. Griffin 6% 45% Strikeout
t4 0-0 2 1-3 O SFG K. Rudolph T. Griffin 6% 56% Flyball: CF
b6 2-0 1 -2- R HOU L. May J. Willoughby 5% 93% Single to LF; Cedeno Scores
t1 0-0 2 1-3 O SFG S. Ontiveros T. Griffin 5% 55% Groundout: SS unassisted/Forceout at 2B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Giants Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Tom Griffin facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O SFG B. Bonds T. Griffin 2% 52% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 --- O SFG C. Speier T. Griffin 1% 54% Flyball: RF
t1 0-0 2 --- SFG G. Maddox T. Griffin -1% 52% Single to RF
t1 0-0 2 1-- SFG G. Matthews T. Griffin -3% 50% Single to RF; Maddox to 3B
t1 0-0 2 1-3 O SFG S. Ontiveros T. Griffin 5% 55% Groundout: SS unassisted/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Giants 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Giants' Jim Willoughby facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O HOU R. Metzger J. Willoughby -2% 52% Popfly: SS
b1 0-0 1 --- O HOU O. Brown J. Willoughby -1% 51% Foul Flyball: C
b1 0-0 2 --- HOU C. Cedeno J. Willoughby 1% 52% Single
b1 0-0 2 1-- HOU B. Watson J. Willoughby 1% 53% Cedeno Steals 2B
b1 0-0 2 -2- O HOU B. Watson J. Willoughby -3% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Giants 0, Astros 0.
Top of the 2nd, Giants Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Tom Griffin facing 6-7-8
t2 0-0 0 --- O SFG D. Kingman T. Griffin 2% 52% Foul Flyball: 1B
t2 0-0 1 --- O SFG M. Phillips T. Griffin 2% 54% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 0-0 2 --- O SFG K. Rudolph T. Griffin 1% 55% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Giants' Jim Willoughby facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- O HOU L. May J. Willoughby -2% 53% Groundout: 1B-P
b2 0-0 1 --- O HOU D. Rader J. Willoughby -2% 51% Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 0-0 2 --- O HOU J. Edwards J. Willoughby -1% 50% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 0, Astros 0.
Top of the 3rd, Giants Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Tom Griffin facing 9-1-2
t3 0-0 0 --- O SFG J. Willoughby T. Griffin 2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 0-0 1 --- O SFG B. Bonds T. Griffin 2% 54% Flyball: 2B
t3 0-0 2 --- SFG C. Speier T. Griffin -3% 52% Double to LF
t3 0-0 2 -2- O SFG G. Maddox T. Griffin 4% 55% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Giants 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Giants' Jim Willoughby facing 8-9-1
b3 0-0 0 --- O HOU T. Helms J. Willoughby -2% 53% Lineout: LF
b3 0-0 1 --- HOU T. Griffin J. Willoughby 3% 56% Single
b3 0-0 1 1-- O HOU R. Metzger J. Willoughby -3% 52% Lineout: LF
b3 0-0 2 1-- O HOU O. Brown J. Willoughby -2% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Giants 0, Astros 0.
Top of the 4th, Giants Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Tom Griffin facing 4-5-6
t4 0-0 0 --- SFG G. Matthews T. Griffin -4% 46% Walk
t4 0-0 0 1-- SFG S. Ontiveros T. Griffin -3% 42% Matthews Steals 2B
t4 0-0 0 -2- SFG S. Ontiveros T. Griffin -3% 39% Walk
t4 0-0 0 12- O SFG D. Kingman T. Griffin 6% 45% Strikeout
t4 0-0 1 12- O SFG M. Phillips T. Griffin 4% 50% Groundout: SS unassisted/Forceout at 2B; Matthews to 3B
t4 0-0 2 1-3 O SFG K. Rudolph T. Griffin 6% 56% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Giants 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Giants' Jim Willoughby facing 3-4-5
b4 0-0 0 --- O HOU C. Cedeno J. Willoughby -3% 53% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b4 0-0 1 --- O HOU B. Watson J. Willoughby -2% 51% Groundout: P-1B
b4 0-0 2 --- HOU L. May J. Willoughby 3% 54% Double to LF
b4 0-0 2 -2- O HOU D. Rader J. Willoughby -4% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Giants 0, Astros 0.
Top of the 5th, Giants Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Tom Griffin facing 9-1-2
t5 0-0 0 --- O SFG J. Willoughby T. Griffin 3% 53% Groundout: 3B-1B
t5 0-0 1 --- O SFG B. Bonds T. Griffin 2% 55% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 0-0 2 --- O SFG C. Speier T. Griffin 1% 56% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Giants' Jim Willoughby facing 7-8-9
b5 0-0 0 --- HOU J. Edwards J. Willoughby 5% 61% Walk
b5 0-0 0 1-- O HOU T. Helms J. Willoughby -2% 59% Groundout: SS-1B; Edwards to 2B
b5 0-0 1 -2- RR HOU T. Griffin J. Willoughby 22% 82% Home Run; Edwards Scores
b5 2-0 1 --- O HOU R. Metzger J. Willoughby -1% 81% Flyball: 2B
b5 2-0 2 --- O HOU O. Brown J. Willoughby -1% 80% Groundout: SS-1B
2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 0, Astros 2.
Top of the 6th, Giants Batting, Behind 0-2, Astros' Tom Griffin facing 3-4-5
Bob Gallagher replaces Ollie Brown playing RF batting 2nd
t6 0-2 0 --- O SFG G. Maddox T. Griffin 3% 83% Flyball: LF
t6 0-2 1 --- O SFG G. Matthews T. Griffin 2% 85% Flyball: SS
t6 0-2 2 --- O SFG S. Ontiveros T. Griffin 1% 86% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 0, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Astros Batting, Ahead 2-0, Giants' Jim Willoughby facing 3-4-5
b6 2-0 0 --- HOU C. Cedeno J. Willoughby 2% 88% Single
b6 2-0 0 1-- HOU B. Watson J. Willoughby 2% 90% Cedeno Steals 2B
b6 2-0 0 -2- O HOU B. Watson J. Willoughby -2% 87% Strikeout
b6 2-0 1 -2- R HOU L. May J. Willoughby 5% 93% Single to LF; Cedeno Scores
Jim Barr replaces Steve Ontiveros (1B) pitching and batting 5th
Ed Goodson replaces Jim Willoughby (P) playing 1B batting 9th
b6 3-0 1 1-- HOU D. Rader J. Barr 1% 94% Single; May to 2B
b6 3-0 1 12- O HOU J. Edwards J. Barr -1% 92% Flyball: SS
b6 3-0 2 12- O HOU T. Helms J. Barr -1% 91% Flyball: CF
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Giants 0, Astros 3.
Top of the 7th, Giants Batting, Behind 0-3, Astros' Tom Griffin facing 6-7-8
Greg Gross replaces Bob Watson playing LF batting 4th
t7 0-3 0 --- O SFG D. Kingman T. Griffin 2% 93% Strikeout
t7 0-3 1 --- O SFG M. Phillips T. Griffin 1% 94% Groundout: 1B-P
Chris Arnold pinch hits for Ken Rudolph (C) batting 8th
t7 0-3 2 --- O SFG C. Arnold T. Griffin 1% 95% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 0, Astros 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Astros Batting, Ahead 3-0, Giants' Jim Barr facing 9-1-2
Dave Rader replaces Chris Arnold (PH) playing C batting 8th
b7 3-0 0 --- O HOU T. Griffin J. Barr -0% 95% Strikeout Looking
b7 3-0 1 --- O HOU R. Metzger J. Barr -0% 94% Flyball: LF
b7 3-0 2 --- O HOU B. Gallagher J. Barr -0% 94% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 0, Astros 3.
Top of the 8th, Giants Batting, Behind 0-3, Astros' Tom Griffin facing 9-1-2
t8 0-3 0 --- O SFG E. Goodson T. Griffin 2% 96% Flyball: RF
t8 0-3 1 --- O SFG B. Bonds T. Griffin 1% 97% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 0-3 2 --- O SFG C. Speier T. Griffin 1% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 0, Astros 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Astros Batting, Ahead 3-0, Giants' Jim Barr facing 3-4-5
b8 3-0 0 --- HOU C. Cedeno J. Barr 0% 98% Single to RF
b8 3-0 0 1-- HOU G. Gross J. Barr 0% 99% Single/Bunt; Cedeno to 2B
b8 3-0 0 12- HOU L. May J. Barr 1% 99% Wild Pitch; Cedeno to 3B; Gross to 2B
b8 3-0 0 -23 O HOU L. May J. Barr -0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
b8 3-0 1 -23 RO HOU D. Rader J. Barr 0% 99% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Cedeno Scores; Gross to 3B
b8 4-0 2 --3 O HOU J. Edwards J. Barr -0% 99% Flyball: CF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Giants 0, Astros 4.
Top of the 9th, Giants Batting, Behind 0-4, Astros' Tom Griffin facing 3-4-5
Denis Menke replaces Lee May playing 1B batting 5th
t9 0-4 0 --- O SFG G. Maddox T. Griffin 1% 100% Flyball: 3B
t9 0-4 1 --- O SFG G. Matthews T. Griffin 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
Gary Thomasson pinch hits for Jim Barr (P) batting 5th
t9 0-4 2 --- O SFG G. Thomasson T. Griffin 0% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 0, Astros 4.

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