Philadelphia Phillies 7, Houston Astros 4
Regular Season Game 126
Played on Saturday, August 21, 1976 (N) at Veterans Stadium

HOU N    0  1  0    0  3  0    0  0  0  -   4  6  2
PHI N    0  0  0    1  4  1    1  0  x  -   7 13  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Howard rf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Cabell 3b                     3   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
  Andrews 2b                  1   0   0   0       0   1       2   2
Cedeno cf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Watson 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       5   2
Roberts lf                    3   1   0   0       1   1       1   0
Johnson c                     4   1   1   1       0   1       5   1
DaVanon 2b,3b                 3   1   2   1       0   0       2   2
Metzger ss                    3   1   1   1       0   0       2   1
Richard p                     2   0   1   1       0   1       1   0
  Cruz ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Pentz p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   4   6   4       1   5      24   9

FIELDING - 
E: Howard (3), DaVanon (6).

BATTING - 
2B: DaVanon (3,off Kaat); Metzger (11,off Kaat).
HR: Johnson (7,2nd inning off Kaat 0 on 2 out).
Team LOB: 2.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cabell (25,2nd base off Christenson/Boone).

Philadelphia Phillies        AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cash 2b                       5   1   2   1       0   0       2   4
Bowa ss                       5   1   1   0       0   0       1   1
Schmidt 3b                    4   2   1   0       1   1       0   4
Luzinski lf                   3   0   1   1       1   0       1   0
  Martin lf                   1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Johnstone rf                  4   1   3   2       0   0       5   0
Maddox cf                     4   0   3   2       0   0       2   0
Boone c                       3   0   0   0       1   2       6   0
Tolan 1b                      4   1   1   0       0   0       9   0
Kaat p                        1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Hutton ph                   1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Christenson p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Taylor ph                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Reed p                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   7  13   6       3   4      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Cash.

BATTING - 
2B: Johnstone (31,off Richard); Schmidt (24,off Sambito).
SH: Taylor (1,off Richard).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Maddox (19,2nd base off Richard/Johnson); Tolan (6,2nd base off Richard/Johnson).
CS: Cash (8,2nd base by Sambito/Johnson).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Richard L(14-13)              6     9   6   5   2   4   0  29
Pentz                         0.1   2   1   0   1   0   0   5
Sambito                       1.2   2   0   0   0   0   0   6
Totals                        8    13   7   5   3   4   0  40


Philadelphia Phillies        IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Kaat W(11-8)                  5     4   4   4   1   2   1  19
Christenson                   1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Reed SV(12)                   3     1   0   0   0   2   0  10
Totals                        9     6   4   4   1   5   1  33


Umpires: HP - Terry Tata, 1B - Doug Harvey, 2B - Frank Pulli, 3B - John Kibler
Time of Game: 2:23   Attendance: 37756


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Philadelphia Phillies    
1. Howard              rf        Cash                2b
2. Cabell              3b        Bowa                ss
3. Cedeno              cf        Schmidt             3b
4. Watson              1b        Luzinski            lf
5. Roberts             lf        Johnstone           rf
6. Johnson             c         Maddox              cf
7. DaVanon             2b        Boone               c
8. Metzger             ss        Tolan               1b
9. Richard             p         Kaat                p

ASTROS 1ST: Howard grounded out (second to first); Cabell flied
out to right; Cedeno flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 1ST: Cash flied out to right; Bowa flied out to center;
Schmidt flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Phillies 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson lined to center; Roberts made an out to
shortstop; Johnson homered; DaVanon grounded out (first
unassisted); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 2ND: Luzinski flied out to center; Johnstone singled to
center; Maddox singled to left [Johnstone to third]; Maddox
stole second; Boone grounded out (third to first); Tolan
grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
1, Phillies 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Metzger grounded out (third to first); Richard
struck out; Howard grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 3RD: Kaat struck out; Cash flied out to center; Bowa
flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Phillies 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Cabell flied out to right; Cedeno grounded out
(second to first); Watson grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 4TH: Schmidt walked; Luzinski singled to left [Schmidt
to second]; Johnstone doubled to right [Schmidt scored, Luzinski
to third]; Maddox popped to second; Boone struck out; Tolan
popped to shortstop; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Phillies 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Roberts walked; Johnson struck out; DaVanon doubled
[Roberts scored]; Metzger doubled [DaVanon scored]; Richard
singled to center [Metzger scored]; Howard lined into a double
play (second unassisted) [Richard out at second]; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 4, Phillies 1.

PHILLIES 5TH: HUTTON BATTED FOR KAAT; Hutton singled to right;
Cash singled to center [Hutton to second]; Bowa singled to
shortstop [Hutton to third, Cash to second]; Schmidt struck out;
Luzinski walked [Hutton scored, Cash to third, Bowa to second];
Johnstone forced Luzinski (first to shortstop) [Cash scored,
Bowa to third]; Maddox singled to right [Bowa scored, Johnstone
scored (error by Howard) (unearned) (no RBI), Maddox to second];
Boone struck out; 4 R (3 ER), 4 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4,
Phillies 5.

ASTROS 6TH: CHRISTENSON REPLACED HUTTON (PITCHING); Cabell
singled to right; Cabell stole second; Cedeno grounded out
(second to first) [Cabell to third]; Watson reached on a
fielder's choice [Cabell out at home (third to catcher)];
Roberts struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Phillies 5.

PHILLIES 6TH: ANDREWS REPLACED CABELL (PLAYING 2B); DAVANON
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 3B); Tolan singled to first; TAYLOR
BATTED FOR CHRISTENSON; Tolan stole second; Taylor out on a
sacrifice bunt (second to first) [Tolan to third]; Cash grounded
out (shortstop to first) [Tolan scored]; Bowa grounded out
(second to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Phillies 6.

ASTROS 7TH: REED REPLACED TAYLOR (PITCHING); Johnson flied out
to center; DaVanon singled to center; Metzger flied out to left;
CRUZ BATTED FOR RICHARD; Cruz grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Phillies 6.

PHILLIES 7TH: PENTZ REPLACED CRUZ (PITCHING); Schmidt reached on
an error by DaVanon [Schmidt to first]; Luzinski lined to third;
Johnstone singled to shortstop [Schmidt to second]; Maddox
singled to right [Schmidt scored (unearned), Johnstone to
second]; Boone walked [Johnstone to third, Maddox to second];
SAMBITO REPLACED PENTZ (PITCHING); Tolan forced Johnstone (third
to catcher) [Maddox to third, Boone to second]; Reed popped to
second; 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 4, Phillies 7.

ASTROS 8TH: MARTIN REPLACED LUZINSKI (PLAYING LF); Howard
grounded out (third to first); Andrews struck out; Cedeno struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Phillies 7.

PHILLIES 8TH: Cash singled to left; Cash was caught stealing
second (catcher to second); Bowa flied out to right; Schmidt
doubled to right; Martin grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 2
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Phillies 7.

ASTROS 9TH: Watson flied out to right; Roberts flied out to
left; Johnson flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
4, Phillies 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           4   6   2    2
 Phillies         7  13   0    9


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