Houston Astros 4, San Francisco Giants 3 (13 innings)
Regular Season Game 16
Played on Tuesday, April 26, 1977 (N) at Candlestick Park

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  2    1  0  0    0  0  0    1  -   4 12  1
SF  N    2  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  -   3  5  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gonzalez 2b                   6   1   1   0       0   2       2   7
Cabell 3b                     6   1   3   2       0   0       1   1
Cedeno cf                     3   0   1   1       3   0       3   0
Crawford lf                   4   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
  Forsch p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Boswell ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Cruz rf                       6   0   2   0       0   2       7   0
Watson 1b                     5   0   0   0       1   1      15   0
Ferguson c                    4   1   1   1       2   2       5   0
Metzger ss                    3   1   1   0       0   1       1   1
  Sperring ss                 3   0   2   0       0   0       2   2
Lemongello p                  2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gardner ph                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Johnson ph,lf               4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       48   4  12   4       6  10      39  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Gonzalez-Watson, Gonzalez-Sperring-Watson.
E: Gonzalez (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Cruz (5,off Lavelle); Cabell (3,off Moffitt).
3B: Cabell (2,off Halicki).
HR: Ferguson (3,13th inning off Williams 0 on 2 out).
GDP: Ferguson (1,off Halicki); Sperring (1,off Lavelle).
IBB: Cedeno (1,by Curtis); Ferguson (1,by Lavelle).
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno 2 (2,2nd base off Halicki/Hill,2nd base off Moffitt/Hill); Cruz
(4,2nd base off Halicki/Hill).
CS: Cabell (4,3rd base by Moffitt/Hill).

San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Thomas ss                     5   1   0   0       1   0       2   5
Andrews 2b                    4   2   2   0       2   1       4   4
Madlock 3b                    6   0   1   1       0   0       1   1
Evans lf                      6   0   1   1       0   0       1   0
McCovey 1b                    4   0   0   0       1   0       9   0
Clark rf                      4   0   1   1       1   1       5   0
Thomasson cf                  4   0   0   0       0   2       6   0
Hill c                        4   0   0   0       1   0      11   1
  LeMaster pr                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sadek c                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Halicki p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Curtis p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Whitfield ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lavelle p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Elliott ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Moffitt p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Herndon ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Williams p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       42   3   5   3       6   5      39  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Thomas-Andrews-McCovey, Andrews-McCovey.

BATTING - 
2B: Andrews (2,off Lemongello); Evans (3,off Lemongello).
SH: Thomasson (1,off Sambito).
GDP: Clark (2,off Lemongello); Madlock (4,off Sambito).
IBB: McCovey (2,by Lemongello); Hill (1,by Sambito).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lemongello                    6     4   3   3   3   2   0  24
Forsch                        5     1   0   0   0   3   0  17
Sambito W(2-1)                2     0   0   0   3   0   0   8
Totals                       13     5   3   3   6   5   0  49

IBB: Lemongello (1,McCovey); Sambito (1,Hill).

San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Halicki                       6     6   3   3   3   6   0  26
Curtis                        1     1   0   0   1   0   0   5
Lavelle                       3     1   0   0   1   3   0  10
Moffitt                       2     2   0   0   1   1   0   8
Williams L(0-1)               1     2   1   1   0   0   1   5
Totals                       13    12   4   4   6  10   1  54

Halicki faced 1 batter in the 7th inning
IBB: Curtis (2,Cedeno); Lavelle (4,Ferguson).

Umpires: HP - Frank Pulli, 1B - Dutch Rennert, 2B - John Kibler, 3B - Nick Colosi
Time of Game: 3:14   Attendance: 3967


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                San Francisco Giants     
1. Gonzalez            2b        Thomas              ss
2. Cabell              3b        Andrews             2b
3. Cedeno              cf        Madlock             3b
4. Crawford            lf        Evans               lf
5. Cruz                rf        McCovey             1b
6. Watson              1b        Clark               rf
7. Ferguson            c         Thomasson           cf
8. Metzger             ss        Hill                c
9. Lemongello          p         Halicki             p

ASTROS 1ST: Gonzalez struck out; Cabell flied to right in foul
territory; Cedeno walked; Cedeno stole second; Crawford grounded
out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 0.

GIANTS 1ST: Thomas walked; Andrews walked [Thomas to second];
Madlock singled [Thomas scored, Andrews to second]; Evans flied
out to left; McCovey flied out to left; Clark singled [Andrews
scored, Madlock to second]; Thomasson struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz singled; Cruz stole second; Watson walked;
Ferguson grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Cruz to third, Watson out at second]; Metzger struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 2.

GIANTS 2ND: Hill made an out to first; Halicki was called out on
strikes; Thomas popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Lemongello flied out to center; Gonzalez struck out;
Cabell flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Giants 2.

GIANTS 3RD: Andrews made an out to first; Madlock grounded out
(second to first); Evans made an out to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Cedeno popped to catcher in foul territory; Crawford
flied out to center; Cruz flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 2.

GIANTS 4TH: McCovey flied out to right; Clark made an out to
shortstop; Thomasson grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Watson struck out; Ferguson walked; Metzger flied
out to center; Lemongello forced Ferguson (shortstop
unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 2.

GIANTS 5TH: Hill grounded out (third to first); Halicki flied
out to left; Thomas flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Giants 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Gonzalez singled to right; Cabell tripled to center
[Gonzalez scored]; Cedeno singled to left [Cabell scored];
Crawford singled [Cedeno to second]; Cruz struck out; Watson
flied out to center; Ferguson struck out; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 2, Giants 2.

GIANTS 6TH: Andrews doubled to center; Madlock grounded out
(shortstop to first); Evans doubled to center [Andrews scored];
McCovey was walked intentionally; Clark grounded into a double
play (second to first) [McCovey out at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Metzger singled to left; GARDNER BATTED FOR
LEMONGELLO; CURTIS REPLACED HALICKI (PITCHING); JOHNSON BATTED
FOR GARDNER; Johnson made an out to second; Gonzalez grounded
out (first unassisted) [Metzger to second]; Cabell singled
[Metzger scored, Cabell to second (on throw to home)]; Cedeno
was walked intentionally; Crawford forced Cedeno (second to
shortstop); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 3.

GIANTS 7TH: JOHNSON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); FORSCH REPLACED
CRAWFORD (PITCHING); SPERRING REPLACED METZGER (PLAYING SS);
Thomasson struck out; Hill flied out to center; WHITFIELD BATTED
FOR CURTIS; Whitfield grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 3.

ASTROS 8TH: LAVELLE REPLACED WHITFIELD (PITCHING); Cruz doubled
to left; Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); Ferguson was
walked intentionally; Sperring grounded into a double play
(second to first) [Ferguson out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 3.

GIANTS 8TH: Thomas grounded out (second to first); Andrews
singled; Madlock forced Andrews (second to shortstop); Evans
made an out to first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 3.

ASTROS 9TH: Johnson struck out; Gonzalez grounded out (shortstop
to first); Cabell popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 3.

GIANTS 9TH: McCovey flied out to right; Clark struck out;
Thomasson flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3,
Giants 3.

ASTROS 10TH: Cedeno grounded out (third to first); Forsch struck
out; Cruz was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 3, Giants 3.

GIANTS 10TH: Hill flied out to right; ELLIOTT BATTED FOR
LAVELLE; Elliott flied out to right; Thomas flied out to right;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 3.

ASTROS 11TH: MOFFITT REPLACED ELLIOTT (PITCHING); Watson
grounded out (shortstop to first); Ferguson was called out on
strikes; Sperring singled to center; Johnson forced Sperring
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 3.

GIANTS 11TH: Andrews struck out; Madlock flied out to right;
Evans reached on an error by Gonzalez [Evans to first]; McCovey
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3,
Giants 3.

ASTROS 12TH: Gonzalez flied out to right; Cabell doubled to
left; Cabell was caught stealing third (catcher to third);
Cedeno walked; BOSWELL BATTED FOR FORSCH; Cedeno stole second;
Boswell flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3,
Giants 3.

GIANTS 12TH: SAMBITO REPLACED BOSWELL (PITCHING); Clark walked;
Thomasson out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Clark to
second]; Hill was walked intentionally; LEMASTER RAN FOR HILL;
HERNDON BATTED FOR MOFFITT; Herndon grounded out (second to
first) [Clark to third, LeMaster to second]; Thomas grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 3.

ASTROS 13TH: WILLIAMS REPLACED HERNDON (PITCHING); SADEK
REPLACED LEMASTER (PLAYING C ); Cruz flied out to right; Watson
flied out to right; Ferguson homered; Sperring singled to
center; Johnson flied out to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
4, Giants 3.

GIANTS 13TH: Andrews walked; Madlock grounded into a double play
(second to shortstop to first) [Andrews out at second]; Evans
flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Giants 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           4  12   1   11
 Giants           3   5   0    7


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