Houston Astros 3, Philadelphia Phillies 2
Regular Season Game 135
Played on Tuesday, August 31, 1976 (N) at Astrodome

PHI N    0  0  0    1  1  0    0  0  0  -   2  7  1
HOU N    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  2  x  -   3  7  2
Philadelphia Phillies        AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cash 2b                       4   0   0   0       0   0       3   1
Bowa ss                       4   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
Maddox cf                     4   1   2   0       0   0       3   0
Schmidt 3b                    4   0   2   0       0   2       0   1
Johnstone rf                  3   0   0   1       0   1       1   0
Boone c                       3   0   2   0       1   0      10   2
Tolan lf                      4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Hutton 1b                     3   1   0   0       1   0       4   0
Underwood p                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Schueler p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Taylor ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  McGraw p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  McCarver ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   2   7   1       2   5      24   8

FIELDING - 
E: Cash (7).

BATTING - 
2B: Maddox (31,off Richard).
SH: Underwood (3,off Richard).
SF: Johnstone (7,off Richard).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Bowa (26,3rd base off Richard/Johnson).
CS: Tolan (3,2nd base by Richard/Johnson).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
DaVanon 2b                    4   0   0   0       0   2       1   8
Cabell 3b                     4   2   4   0       0   0       0   1
Cedeno cf                     2   1   0   0       2   0       3   0
Watson 1b                     3   0   2   2       1   1      12   1
Roberts lf                    4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Johnson c                     3   0   1   0       1   1       5   0
Cruz rf                       3   0   0   1       1   0       3   0
Metzger ss                    4   0   0   0       0   2       3   2
Richard p                     3   0   0   0       0   3       0   3
Totals                       30   3   7   3       5  10      27  15

FIELDING - 
E: DaVanon (7), Cedeno (7).

BATTING - 
2B: Johnson (17,off Underwood).
IBB: Johnson (5,by McGraw).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cabell 2 (29,2nd base off Underwood/Boone 2).
CS: Cedeno (12,2nd base by Underwood/Boone); Cruz (9,2nd base by Schueler/Boone).

PITCHING
Philadelphia Phillies        IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Underwood                     5     5   1   1   3   5   0  22
Schueler                      1     0   0   0   1   2   0   3
McGraw L(6-6)                 2     2   2   1   1   3   0  10
Totals                        8     7   3   2   5  10   0  35

WP: McGraw (3).
IBB: McGraw (8,Johnson).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Richard W(16-13)              9     7   2   1   2   5   0  36


Umpires: HP - Dick Stello, 1B - Jim Quick, 2B - Bill Williams, 3B - Harry Wendelstedt
Time of Game: 2:13   Attendance: 6881


Starting Lineups:

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

PHILLIES 1ST: Cash grounded out (pitcher to first); Bowa
grounded out (second to first); Maddox grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: DaVanon flied out to right; Cabell singled to
center; Cabell stole second; Cedeno grounded out (shortstop to
first); Watson singled to right [Cabell scored]; Roberts
grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies
0, Astros 1.

PHILLIES 2ND: Schmidt struck out; Johnstone struck out; Boone
singled to right; Tolan grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Johnson lined to left; Cruz flied out to left;
Metzger struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 0, Astros 1.

PHILLIES 3RD: Hutton grounded out (second to first); Underwood
struck out; Cash grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Phillies 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Richard struck out; DaVanon flied out to center;
Cabell singled to center; Cedeno walked [Cabell to second];
Watson walked [Cabell to third, Cedeno to second]; Roberts
forced Watson (third to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Phillies
0, Astros 1.

PHILLIES 4TH: Bowa grounded out (second to first); Maddox
doubled to right; Schmidt singled to center [Maddox to third,
Schmidt to second (error by Cedeno)]; Johnstone hit a sacrifice
fly to right [Maddox scored, Schmidt to third]; Boone walked;
Tolan popped to shortstop; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Phillies 1,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Johnson doubled to left; Cruz grounded out (pitcher
to first); Metzger flied out to center; Richard struck out; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 1, Astros 1.

PHILLIES 5TH: Hutton walked; Underwood out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [Hutton to second]; Cash grounded out (third
to first); Bowa reached on an error by DaVanon [Hutton scored
(unearned) (no RBI), Bowa to first]; Maddox singled to center
[Bowa to second]; Bowa stole third; Schmidt struck out; 1 R (0
ER), 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Phillies 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: DaVanon struck out; Cabell singled to right; Cabell
stole second; Cedeno walked; Cedeno was caught stealing second
(catcher to second); Watson struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Phillies 2, Astros 1.

PHILLIES 6TH: Johnstone grounded out (second to first); Boone
singled to center; Tolan forced Boone (second to shortstop);
Tolan was picked off and caught stealing second (pitcher to
first to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: SCHUELER REPLACED UNDERWOOD (PITCHING); Roberts
struck out; Johnson struck out; Cruz walked; Cruz was caught
stealing second (catcher to shortstop); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Phillies 2, Astros 1.

PHILLIES 7TH: Hutton flied out to center; TAYLOR BATTED FOR
SCHUELER; Taylor struck out; Cash flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: MCGRAW REPLACED TAYLOR (PITCHING); Metzger flied out
to center; Richard struck out; DaVanon struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 2, Astros 1.

PHILLIES 8TH: Bowa lined to right; Maddox flied out to right;
Schmidt singled to third; Johnstone flied out to center; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Cabell singled to right; Cedeno reached on an error
by Cash [Cabell to second, Cedeno to first]; Watson singled to
left [Cabell scored, Cedeno to second]; McGraw threw a wild
pitch [Cedeno to third, Watson to second]; Roberts grounded out
(pitcher to first); Johnson was walked intentionally; Cruz
forced Johnson (shortstop to second) [Cedeno scored (unearned),
Watson to third]; Metzger struck out; 2 R (1 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2
LOB.  Phillies 2, Astros 3.

PHILLIES 9TH: Boone grounded out (shortstop to first); Tolan
singled to right; Hutton grounded out (first unassisted) [Tolan
to second]; MCCARVER BATTED FOR MCGRAW; McCarver grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 2, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Phillies         2   7   1    7
 Astros           3   7   2    8


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