Houston Astros 1, Philadelphia Phillies 0
Regular Season Game 136
Played on Wednesday, September 1, 1976 (N) at Astrodome

PHI N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  6  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    1  0  x  -   1  5  1
Philadelphia Phillies        AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Maddox cf                     4   0   1   0       0   1       3   0
Bowa ss                       4   0   0   0       0   0       0   6
Johnstone rf                  3   0   1   0       1   0       0   0
Schmidt 3b                    4   0   0   0       0   2       2   3
McCarver 1b                   4   0   0   0       0   1      10   0
Boone c                       4   0   0   0       0   1       6   0
Tolan lf                      3   0   2   0       0   0       3   0
Harmon 2b                     3   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Kaat p                        2   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Cash ph                     0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Reed p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   0   6   0       2   5      24   9

BATTING - 
GDP: Harmon (1,off McLaughlin).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Johnstone (5,2nd base by McLaughlin/Johnson).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Andrews 2b                    4   0   1   0       0   0       4   4
Cabell 3b                     3   0   0   0       1   1       1   3
Cedeno cf                     4   0   0   0       0   2       4   0
Watson 1b                     3   0   1   0       0   0       7   0
Johnson c                     3   1   1   1       0   0       5   1
Cruz rf                       3   0   1   0       0   0       3   1
Roberts lf                    3   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  Howard lf                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Metzger ss                    3   0   1   0       0   1       2   2
McLaughlin p                  3   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       29   1   5   1       1   6      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Cruz-Watson, Cabell-Andrews-Watson.
E: Andrews (14).

BATTING - 
2B: Metzger (12,off Kaat).
HR: Johnson (8,7th inning off Kaat 0 on 1 out).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cruz (23,2nd base off Kaat/Boone); Cabell (30,2nd base off Reed/Boone).

PITCHING
Philadelphia Phillies        IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Kaat L(11-10)                 7     5   1   1   0   5   1  26
Reed                          1     0   0   0   1   1   0   4
Totals                        8     5   1   1   1   6   1  30


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
McLaughlin W(3-2)             9     6   0   0   2   5   0  33


Umpires: HP - Jim Quick, 1B - Bill Williams, 2B - Harry Wendelstedt, 3B - Dick Stello
Time of Game: 1:40   Attendance: 6395


Starting Lineups:

   Philadelphia Phillies         Houston Astros           
1. Maddox              cf        Andrews             2b
2. Bowa                ss        Cabell              3b
3. Johnstone           rf        Cedeno              cf
4. Schmidt             3b        Watson              1b
5. McCarver            1b        Johnson             c
6. Boone               c         Cruz                rf
7. Tolan               lf        Roberts             lf
8. Harmon              2b        Metzger             ss
9. Kaat                p         McLaughlin          p

PHILLIES 1ST: Maddox struck out; Bowa flied out to right;
Johnstone reached on an error by Andrews [Johnstone to first];
Schmidt forced Johnstone (shortstop to second); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Phillies 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Andrews lined to third; Cabell grounded out
(shortstop to first); Cedeno flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Phillies 0, Astros 0.

PHILLIES 2ND: McCarver popped to third; Boone struck out; Tolan
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies
0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson grounded out (third to first); Johnson
grounded out (third to first); Cruz grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 0, Astros 0.

PHILLIES 3RD: Harmon flied out to center; Kaat singled to
shortstop; Maddox lined into a double play (right to first)
[Kaat out at first]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Roberts struck out; Metzger doubled to center;
McLaughlin grounded out (shortstop to first); Andrews flied out
to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 0, Astros 0.

PHILLIES 4TH: Bowa grounded out (second to first); Johnstone
singled to center; Johnstone was caught stealing second (catcher
to second); Schmidt flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Phillies 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Cabell grounded out (shortstop to first); Cedeno
struck out; Watson singled to right; Johnson flied out to
center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 0, Astros 0.

PHILLIES 5TH: McCarver struck out; Boone grounded out (third to
first); Tolan singled to right; Harmon singled to left [Tolan to
second]; Kaat flied out to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Phillies 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Cruz flied out to center; Roberts lined to third;
Metzger grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Phillies 0, Astros 0.

PHILLIES 6TH: Maddox singled to center; Bowa forced Maddox
(second to shortstop); Johnstone walked [Bowa to second];
Schmidt struck out; McCarver popped to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Phillies 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: McLaughlin grounded out (shortstop to first);
Andrews singled to left; Cabell struck out; Cedeno made an out
to first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 0, Astros 0.

PHILLIES 7TH: Boone flied out to center; Tolan singled to right;
Harmon grounded into a double play (third to second to first)
[Tolan out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 0, Astros
0.

ASTROS 7TH: Watson flied out to left; Johnson homered; Cruz
singled to right; Cruz stole second; Roberts struck out; Metzger
struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 0, Astros 1.

PHILLIES 8TH: HOWARD REPLACED ROBERTS (PLAYING LF); CASH BATTED
FOR KAAT; Cash walked; Maddox forced Cash (shortstop to second);
Bowa grounded out (third to first) [Maddox to second]; Johnstone
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies
0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: REED REPLACED CASH (PITCHING); McLaughlin grounded
out (shortstop to first); Andrews flied out to center; Cabell
walked; Cabell stole second; Cedeno struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Phillies 0, Astros 1.

PHILLIES 9TH: Schmidt struck out; McCarver flied out to right;
Boone flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 0,
Astros 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Phillies         0   6   0    6
 Astros           1   5   1    5


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