San Diego Padres 11, Houston Astros 8
Regular Season Game 14
Doubleheader Nightcap
Played on Saturday, April 23, 1977 (N) at Astrodome

SD  N    0  0  0    5  3  3    0  0  0  -  11  8  2
HOU N    0  0  6    2  0  0    0  0  0  -   8 11  2
San Diego Padres             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rettenmund lf                 2   2   0   0       4   1       4   0
Almon ss                      4   2   0   0       1   0       4   3
Winfield rf                   3   2   1   2       1   1       4   0
Hendrick cf                   5   1   1   1       0   1       2   0
Tenace 1b                     3   0   0   0       1   3       8   1
Ivie 3b                       3   2   1   1       2   0       0   4
Roberts c                     5   2   2   3       0   1       3   1
Champion 2b                   5   0   2   1       0   1       1   2
Metzger p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Strom p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Valentine ph                1   0   1   2       0   0       0   0
  Freisleben p                0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Turner ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bernal p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Richards ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Fingers p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35  11   8  10       9  10      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Champion-Almon-Tenace.
E: Roberts 2 (2).
PB: Roberts (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Roberts (2,off Niekro).
SH: Almon (2,off Larson).
SF: Winfield (1,off Larson).
HBP: Tenace (2,by Bannister).
IBB: Ivie (1,by Larson).
Team LOB: 9.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cedeno cf                     3   2   1   0       1   0       2   0
Cabell 3b                     5   2   2   3       0   0       2   4
Cruz rf                       5   1   2   1       0   0       2   0
Crawford lf                   4   1   1   2       0   1       1   0
Watson 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       8   0
Gonzalez 2b                   4   0   2   0       0   1       1   0
Herrmann c                    3   0   0   0       1   0      10   0
Metzger ss                    3   1   2   1       1   0       1   3
Bannister p                   2   1   1   1       0   1       0   0
  Niekro p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gardner ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Larson p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Pentz p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Boswell ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Totals                       35   8  11   8       3   3      27   9

FIELDING - 
E: Cabell (2), Larson (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Cabell 2 (2,off Metzger,off Freisleben); Gonzalez (2,off Strom).
3B: Metzger (1,off Metzger).
SH: Cedeno (1,off Metzger).
SF: Crawford (1,off Freisleben).
GDP: Gardner (1,off Bernal).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cruz (3,2nd base off Strom/Roberts).
CS: Cedeno (2,2nd base by Metzger/Roberts).

PITCHING
San Diego Padres             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Metzger                       2.1   4   5   4   1   0   0  12
Strom                         0.2   2   1   1   2   1   0   6
Freisleben                    1     2   2   1   0   0   0   5
Bernal W(1-0)                 4     2   0   0   0   2   0  13
Fingers SV(3)                 1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        9    11   8   5*  3   3   0  40

* - Team earned runs does not equal the composite totals for all pitchers due to instances in which provisions of Section 10.18 (i) of the Scoring rules were applied.

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bannister                     3.2   3   5   2   2   6   0  18
Niekro                        1.1   2   3   3   3   1   0   9
Larson L(0-1)                 0.2   2   3   1   2   1   0   7
Pentz                         2.1   1   0   0   1   2   0   9
Sambito                       1     0   0   0   1   0   0   4
Totals                        9     8  11   6   9  10   0  47

WP: Larson (1).
HBP: Bannister (2,Tenace).
IBB: Larson (1,Ivie).

Umpires: HP - Satch Davidson, 1B - Jim Quick, 2B - Ed Vargo, 3B - Harry Wendelstedt
Time of Game: 2:55   Attendance: 26224


Starting Lineups:

   San Diego Padres              Houston Astros           
1. Rettenmund          lf        Cedeno              cf
2. Almon               ss        Cabell              3b
3. Winfield            rf        Cruz                rf
4. Hendrick            cf        Crawford            lf
5. Tenace              1b        Watson              1b
6. Ivie                3b        Gonzalez            2b
7. Roberts             c         Herrmann            c
8. Champion            2b        Metzger             ss
9. Metzger             p         Bannister           p

PADRES 1ST: Rettenmund struck out; Almon grounded out (third to
first); Winfield made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Padres 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Cedeno walked; Cedeno was caught stealing second
(catcher to shortstop); Cabell grounded out (shortstop to
first); Cruz grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 0.

PADRES 2ND: Hendrick struck out; Tenace struck out; Ivie flied
out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Crawford flied out to right; Watson flied out to
left; Gonzalez flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres
0, Astros 0.

PADRES 3RD: Roberts was called out on strikes; Champion struck
out; Metzger struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros
0.

ASTROS 3RD: Herrmann flied out to right; Metzger tripled to
left; Bannister singled to left [Metzger scored]; Cedeno reached
on an error by Roberts on a sacrifice bunt [Bannister to second,
Cedeno to first]; Cabell doubled to left [Bannister scored,
Cedeno scored (unearned)]; Cruz singled to left [Cabell scored];
STROM REPLACED METZGER (PITCHING); Cruz stole second [Cruz to
third (error by Roberts)]; Crawford singled to right [Cruz
scored]; Watson made an out to shortstop; Gonzalez doubled to
left [Crawford to third]; Herrmann walked; Metzger walked
[Crawford scored (unearned, but earned for the pitcher),
Gonzalez to third, Herrmann to second]; Bannister struck out; 6
R (5 ER), 6 H, 2 E, 3 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 6.

PADRES 4TH: Rettenmund walked; Almon walked [Rettenmund to
second]; Winfield singled to center [Rettenmund scored, Almon to
second]; Hendrick made an out to third; Tenace was hit by a
pitch [Almon to third, Winfield to second]; Ivie forced Tenace
(third to second) [Winfield to third, Almon scored]; Roberts
reached on an error by Cabell [Winfield scored (unearned) (no
RBI), Ivie to second, Roberts to first]; Champion singled to
left [Ivie to third, Roberts to second]; VALENTINE BATTED FOR
STROM; Valentine singled to right [Ivie scored (unearned),
Roberts scored (unearned), Champion to third]; NIEKRO REPLACED
BANNISTER (PITCHING); Rettenmund walked [Valentine to second];
Almon flied out to center; 5 R (2 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Padres
5, Astros 6.

ASTROS 4TH: FREISLEBEN REPLACED VALENTINE (PITCHING); Cedeno
singled to left; Cabell doubled to left [Cedeno scored]; Roberts
allowed a passed ball [Cabell to third]; Cruz made an out to
shortstop; Crawford hit a sacrifice fly to center [Cabell scored
(unearned)]; Watson grounded out (first to pitcher); 2 R (1 ER),
2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 5, Astros 8.

PADRES 5TH: Winfield walked; Hendrick grounded out (third to
first) [Winfield to second]; Tenace struck out; Ivie walked;
Roberts doubled [Winfield scored, Ivie scored]; Champion singled
to right [Roberts scored, Champion to second (on throw to
home)]; TURNER BATTED FOR FREISLEBEN; Turner flied out to right;
3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 8, Astros 8.

ASTROS 5TH: BERNAL REPLACED TURNER (PITCHING); Gonzalez singled
to center; Herrmann forced Gonzalez (second unassisted); Metzger
singled to center [Herrmann to second]; GARDNER BATTED FOR
NIEKRO; Gardner grounded into a double play (second to shortstop
to first) [Metzger out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres
8, Astros 8.

PADRES 6TH: LARSON REPLACED GARDNER (PITCHING); Rettenmund
walked; Almon reached on an error by Larson on a sacrifice bunt
[Rettenmund to third, Almon to first]; Winfield hit a sacrifice
fly to center [Rettenmund scored, Almon to second]; Hendrick
singled to right [Almon scored (unearned)]; Larson threw a wild
pitch [Hendrick to second]; Tenace was called out on strikes;
Ivie was walked intentionally; Roberts singled to left [Hendrick
scored (unearned), Ivie to second]; PENTZ REPLACED LARSON
(PITCHING); Champion grounded out (shortstop to first); 3 R (1
ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 11, Astros 8.

ASTROS 6TH: Cedeno flied out to center; Cabell grounded out
(third to first); Cruz grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 11, Astros 8.

PADRES 7TH: Bernal struck out; Rettenmund grounded out
(shortstop to first); Almon grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 11, Astros 8.

ASTROS 7TH: Crawford struck out; Watson grounded out (third to
first); Gonzalez struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 11,
Astros 8.

PADRES 8TH: Winfield struck out; Hendrick made an out to third;
Tenace walked; Ivie singled to center [Tenace to second];
Roberts grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Padres 11, Astros 8.

ASTROS 8TH: Herrmann flied out to right; Metzger flied out to
left; BOSWELL BATTED FOR PENTZ; Boswell flied out to right; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 11, Astros 8.

PADRES 9TH: SAMBITO REPLACED BOSWELL (PITCHING); Champion
grounded out (pitcher to first); RICHARDS BATTED FOR BERNAL;
Richards grounded out (pitcher to first); Rettenmund walked;
Almon flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 11,
Astros 8.

ASTROS 9TH: FINGERS REPLACED RICHARDS (PITCHING); Cedeno
grounded out (third to first); Cabell grounded out (third to
first); Cruz singled to right; Crawford flied out to left; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 11, Astros 8.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Padres          11   8   2    9
 Astros           8  11   2    5


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