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  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
Houston Astros 67-73W221.55815001 016 101 10120
San Diego Padres 53-87L435.561222000 000 005 561
Date of Game:  Monday, September 07, 1970
Stadium:  Qualcomm Stadium
Feats and Milestones
  • Ken Forsch - 1st career game
  • Larry Howard - 2 home runs, 1st career home run
  • Rafael Robles - 1st career RBI
  • Bob Watson - 5 RBis
  • Ken Forsch - 1st career win, 1st career game

  • Houston Astros Batting Stats

    Houston AstrosPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Jesus Alourf28.167211100.3111068541423
        Norm Millerrf24.214200002.245773454262
    Joe Morgan2b26.354422000.26912170354034
        Marty Martinezss29.015100000.226683290100
    Jimmy Wynnlf28.179311010.288134974258020
        Cesar Geronimopr-cf22.180100000.3333664020
    Bob Watson1b24.150422510.279741447410
        John Mayberry1b21.201000000.22344525141
    Denis Menkess30.048300001.309133107911815
        Hector Torresph-2b24.356201100.22226178050
    Doug Rader3b26.039401010.24713341820671
    Cesar Cedenocf19.194310000.28468685279
        Keith Lampardlf24.261101000.2274756040
    Larry Howardc25.093433300.3331616280
    Ken Forschp23.364300002.00011000
    Totals: 3710121035.32410845281 

    San Diego Padres Batting Stats

    San Diego PadresPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Dave Campbell2b28.236411000.220132175103416
    Rafael Roblesss22.323412100.278410010
    Ray Webster1b28.007411400.252843362111
    Al Ferraralf30.260300000.27812951613440
        Ron Slocumc25.067100000.14756691110
    Ed Spiezio3b28.311401000.3069234511383
    Ivan Murrellcf25.136400000.23711127410285
    Fred Kendallc-lf21.219300000.000313000
    Jim Williamsrf23.131311001.333316000
    Jerry Nymanp27.288000010.000129000
        Ron Willisp27.057000000.00037183000
        Larry Stahlph29.070100001.14338419011
        Al Santorinip22.111000000.0001749000
        Nate Colbertph24.151010010.24813330829723
    Totals: 3156522.1948402742 

    Game Stats


    2B:  Larry Howard (4), Keith Lampard (8), Doug Rader (20), Hector Torres (1)
    HR:  Larry Howard 2 (2), Bob Watson (7), Ray Webster (2)
    RBIs:  Jesus Alou (42), Larry Howard 3 (8), Rafael Robles (1), Hector Torres (5), Bob Watson 5 (41), Ray Webster 4 (11)
    SH:  Ken Forsch (1)
    SF:  Jesus Alou (4)
    GDP:  Cesar Cedeno (8), Ivan Murrell (7)

    Houston Astros Pitching Stats

    Ken Forsch  (W 1-0)23.36496552215.000.8900011
    Pitching Totals:9655221 00011

    San Diego Padres Pitching Stats

    Jerry Nyman  (L 0-1)27.28854552219.001.20000129
    Ron Willis27.05713330124.141.4800037183
    Al Santorini22.11135221206.171.790001851
    Pitching Totals:9121010353 00056263

    Other Game Information


    Wild Pitches:  Ken Forsch; 
    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Ken Forsch 0-0-0;  Jerry Nyman 0-0-0;  Ron Willis 0-0-0;  Al Santorini 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  Ken Forsch 33;  Jerry Nyman 21;  Ron Willis 6;  Al Santorini 15; 
    Time of Game:  2:05    Attendance:  0
    Umpires:   Home:   Shag Crawford  1B  Doug Harvey  2B  Bob Engel  3B  Harry Wendelstedt 

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