Houston Astros 3, San Francisco Giants 1
Regular Season Game 18
Played on Thursday, April 28, 1977 (D) at Candlestick Park

HOU N    0  2  0    0  1  0    0  0  0  -   3 10  1
SF  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    1  0  0  -   1  5  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gonzalez ss                   4   1   1   0       1   0       1   2
Cabell 3b                     2   0   2   0       0   0       1   0
  Howe 3b                     2   0   2   1       0   0       1   0
Cedeno cf                     4   0   1   0       1   0       6   0
Crawford lf                   3   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Gardner lf                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Cruz rf                       4   1   0   0       0   2       1   0
Watson 1b                     4   1   2   2       0   0      11   2
Herrmann c                    4   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Sperring 2b                   3   0   1   0       1   0       1   7
Andujar p                     4   0   1   0       0   3       2   2
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   3  10   3       4   5      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Gonzalez-Sperring-Watson, Sperring-Gonzalez-Watson.
E: Gonzalez (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Watson (2,off Montefusco); Cedeno (3,off Williams); Howe (2,off Curtis).
HR: Watson (1,2nd inning off Montefusco 1 on 1 out).
SF: Howe (1,off Montefusco).
GDP: Gonzalez (1,off Curtis).
IBB: Sperring (1,by Montefusco); Cedeno (2,by Curtis).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Cabell (5,2nd base by Montefusco/Sadek).

San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Thomas 2b                     3   0   0   0       1   0       1   3
Foli ss                       4   0   3   0       0   0       3   2
Madlock 3b                    4   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
Evans lf                      3   1   2   0       1   0       1   0
McCovey 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   2       7   2
Clark rf                      3   0   0   1       0   0       1   0
Thomasson cf                  3   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Sadek c                       3   0   0   0       0   0       7   1
Montefusco p                  1   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
  Andrews ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Williams p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Whitfield ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Curtis p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       30   1   5   1       2   3      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Curtis-Foli-McCovey.
E: Thomas (1), Foli (1).
PB: Sadek (1).

BATTING - 
SF: Clark (1,off Andujar).
GDP: Madlock 2 (6,off Andujar 2).
Team LOB: 5.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Andujar W(2-1)                8.1   5   1   0   2   2   0  31
Sambito                       0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Forsch SV(2)                  0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        9     5   1   0   2   3   0  33


San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Montefusco L(2-2)             6     6   3   1   2   5   1  27
Williams                      2     2   0   0   1   0   0   8
Curtis                        1     2   0   0   1   0   0   5
Totals                        9    10   3   1   4   5   1  40

IBB: Montefusco (1,Sperring); Curtis (3,Cedeno).

Umpires: HP - John Kibler, 1B - Nick Colosi, 2B - Frank Pulli, 3B - Dutch Rennert
Time of Game: 2:16   Attendance: 3153


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                San Francisco Giants     
1. Gonzalez            ss        Thomas              2b
2. Cabell              3b        Foli                ss
3. Cedeno              cf        Madlock             3b
4. Crawford            lf        Evans               lf
5. Cruz                rf        McCovey             1b
6. Watson              1b        Clark               rf
7. Herrmann            c         Thomasson           cf
8. Sperring            2b        Sadek               c
9. Andujar             p         Montefusco          p

ASTROS 1ST: Gonzalez grounded out (third to first); Cabell
singled to center; Cedeno popped to catcher in foul territory;
Cabell was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 0.

GIANTS 1ST: Thomas grounded out (second to first); Foli singled;
Madlock grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Foli out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Giants 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Crawford grounded out (pitcher to first); Cruz
reached on an error by Foli [Cruz to first]; Watson homered
[Cruz scored (unearned)]; Herrmann grounded out (second to
first); Sperring grounded out (third to first); 2 R (1 ER), 1 H,
1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 0.

GIANTS 2ND: Evans walked; McCovey grounded out (first to
pitcher) [Evans to second]; Clark grounded out (pitcher to
first); Thomasson made an out to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 2, Giants 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Andujar was called out on strikes; Gonzalez walked;
Cabell singled to right [Gonzalez to third]; Cedeno flied out to
center; Crawford flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 2, Giants 0.

GIANTS 3RD: HOWE REPLACED CABELL (PLAYING 3B); Sadek grounded
out (second to first); Montefusco flied out to center; Thomas
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Giants 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Cruz struck out; Watson popped to third in foul
territory; Herrmann reached on an error by Thomas [Herrmann to
first]; Sperring singled to center [Herrmann to second]; Andujar
was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2,
Giants 0.

GIANTS 4TH: Foli singled to center; Madlock grounded into a
double play (second to shortstop to first) [Foli out at second];
Evans singled; McCovey struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
2, Giants 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Gonzalez singled to left; Sadek allowed a passed
ball [Gonzalez to third]; Howe hit a sacrifice fly to left
[Gonzalez scored (unearned)]; Cedeno made an out to pitcher;
Crawford made an out to shortstop; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 3, Giants 0.

GIANTS 5TH: Clark flied out to center; Thomasson grounded out
(first to pitcher); Sadek grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Cruz struck out; Watson doubled to left; Herrmann
grounded out (first to pitcher) [Watson to third]; Sperring was
walked intentionally; Andujar struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 3, Giants 0.

GIANTS 6TH: ANDREWS BATTED FOR MONTEFUSCO; Andrews was called
out on strikes; Thomas walked; Foli popped to first in foul
territory; Madlock grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 0.

ASTROS 7TH: WILLIAMS REPLACED ANDREWS (PITCHING); Gonzalez
grounded out (second to first); Howe singled; Cedeno doubled to
right [Howe out at home (second to catcher)]; Crawford walked;
Cruz forced Crawford (shortstop to second); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 0.

GIANTS 7TH: GARDNER REPLACED CRAWFORD (PLAYING LF); Evans
reached on an error by Gonzalez [Evans to second]; McCovey
grounded out (first unassisted) [Evans to third]; Clark hit a
sacrifice fly to center [Evans scored (unearned)]; Thomasson
flied out to right; 1 R (0 ER), 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3,
Giants 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Watson grounded out (first to pitcher); Herrmann
flied out to right; Sperring made an out to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 1.

GIANTS 8TH: Sadek flied out to center; WHITFIELD BATTED FOR
WILLIAMS; Whitfield flied out to center; Thomas grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 1.

ASTROS 9TH: CURTIS REPLACED WHITFIELD (PITCHING); Andujar
singled; Gonzalez grounded into a double play (pitcher to
shortstop to first) [Andujar out at second]; Howe doubled to
right; Cedeno was walked intentionally; Gardner forced Howe
(third unassisted); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 1.

GIANTS 9TH: Foli singled to center; Madlock popped to third in
foul territory; Evans singled to right [Foli to second]; SAMBITO
REPLACED ANDUJAR (PITCHING); McCovey struck out; FORSCH REPLACED
SAMBITO (PITCHING); Clark flied out to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3  10   1   10
 Giants           1   5   2    5


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