Philadelphia Phillies 7, Houston Astros 4
Regular Season Game 38
Played on Saturday, May 21, 1977 (N) at Astrodome

PHI N    0  0  1    1  1  3    0  0  1  -   7  9  2
HOU N    1  1  1    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   4  6  2
Philadelphia Phillies        AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Maddox cf                     4   1   0   0       1   0       5   0
Johnstone rf                  4   1   2   0       1   0       2   0
Schmidt 3b                    3   0   0   1       2   0       0   2
Luzinski lf                   4   1   1   1       0   1       1   0
  Martin lf                   1   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Hebner 1b                     5   1   2   1       0   0       6   0
  Hutton 1b                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Johnson 2b                    3   1   2   0       1   0       3   3
  Harmon pr,2b                1   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Boone c                       4   1   1   2       0   0       4   0
Bowa ss                       3   1   1   0       1   0       0   4
Lerch p                       1   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
  McCarver ph                 0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Brusstar p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Tolan ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Reed p                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       35   7   9   6       7   3      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Bowa-Johnson-Hebner.
E: Schmidt (6), Harmon (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Boone (5,off Larson); Johnson (3,off Niekro); Johnstone (6,off Niekro).
3B: Bowa (3,off McLaughlin).
HR: Luzinski (7,4th inning off McLaughlin 0 on 0 out).
GDP: Johnstone (2,off McLaughlin).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Schmidt (5,2nd base off McLaughlin/Ferguson).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Howard rf                     5   1   1   0       0   0       5   0
Cabell 3b                     4   0   0   0       1   0       0   3
Cedeno cf                     4   0   0   1       0   1       1   0
Johnson lf                    4   1   1   1       1   2       0   0
Ferguson c                    3   0   0   0       1   0       5   0
Watson 1b                     4   0   1   0       0   0      10   3
Gonzalez ss                   3   1   0   0       1   0       2   7
Howe 2b                       3   1   2   1       0   0       3   1
  Boswell ph,2b               1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
McLaughlin p                  1   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
  Larson p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Pentz p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gardner ph                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Niekro p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Crawford ph                 0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Totals                       33   4   6   3       5   4      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Watson-Gonzalez-Watson.
E: Howe (4), McLaughlin (1).

BATTING - 
3B: Watson (3,off Reed).
HR: Johnson (10,3rd inning off Lerch 0 on 0 out); Howe (1,4th inning off Lerch
0 on 0 out).
SH: McLaughlin (1,off Lerch).
SF: Cedeno (3,off Lerch).
GDP: Howard (1,off Lerch).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Howard (6,2nd base off Lerch/Boone); Cabell (14,2nd base off Lerch/Boone);
Cedeno 2 (17,2nd base off Brusstar/Boone,3rd base off Brusstar/Boone).

PITCHING
Philadelphia Phillies        IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lerch                         4     4   4   4   4   2   2  20
Brusstar                      1     0   0   0   0   1   0   4
Reed W(2-1)                   4     2   0   0   1   1   0  16
Totals                        9     6   4   4   5   4   2  40


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
McLaughlin                    5     3   3   2   5   1   1  22
Larson L(0-2)                 0     3   3   2   0   0   0   3
Pentz                         1     0   0   0   1   1   0   4
Niekro                        3     3   1   1   1   1   0  13
Totals                        9     9   7   5   7   3   1  42

Larson faced 3 batters in the 6th inning

Umpires: HP - Bruce Froemming, 1B - Terry Tata, 2B - Ed Sudol, 3B - Dick Stello
Time of Game: 2:38   Attendance: 21154


Starting Lineups:

   Philadelphia Phillies         Houston Astros           
1. Maddox              cf        Howard              rf
2. Johnstone           rf        Cabell              3b
3. Schmidt             3b        Cedeno              cf
4. Luzinski            lf        Johnson             lf
5. Hebner              1b        Ferguson            c
6. Johnson             2b        Watson              1b
7. Boone               c         Gonzalez            ss
8. Bowa                ss        Howe                2b
9. Lerch               p         McLaughlin          p

PHILLIES 1ST: Maddox walked; Johnstone grounded into a double
play (first to shortstop to first) [Maddox out at second];
Schmidt walked; Schmidt stole second; Luzinski struck out; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Howard singled to center; Howard stole second;
Cabell flied out to right [Howard to third]; Cedeno hit a
sacrifice fly to center [Howard scored]; Johnson walked;
Ferguson walked [Johnson to second]; Watson forced Ferguson
(shortstop to second); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Phillies 0, Astros
1.

PHILLIES 2ND: Hebner grounded out (pitcher to first); Johnson
grounded out (shortstop to first); Boone grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Gonzalez walked; Howe singled to center [Gonzalez to
second]; McLaughlin reached on a fielder's choice on a sacrifice
bunt [Gonzalez to third, Howe to second]; Howard grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Gonzalez scored (no
RBI), Howe to third, McLaughlin out at second]; Cabell walked;
Cabell stole second; Cedeno was called out on strikes; 1 R, 1 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Phillies 0, Astros 2.

PHILLIES 3RD: Bowa tripled to left; Lerch grounded out (first to
pitcher) [Bowa scored]; Maddox popped to catcher in foul
territory; Johnstone walked; Schmidt forced Johnstone (third to
second); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Johnson homered; Ferguson lined to center; Watson
flied out to center; Gonzalez grounded out (third to first); 1
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 1, Astros 3.

PHILLIES 4TH: Luzinski homered; Hebner popped to shortstop;
Johnson walked; Boone flied out to right; Bowa flied out to
right; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Howe homered; McLaughlin struck out; Howard flied
out to center; Cabell grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 2, Astros 4.

PHILLIES 5TH: MCCARVER BATTED FOR LERCH; McCarver walked; Maddox
forced McCarver (third to second); Johnstone singled to right
[Maddox to second]; Johnstone was picked off first but was safe
on an error by McLaughlin [Maddox to third, Johnstone to
second]; Schmidt grounded out (shortstop to first) [Maddox
scored (unearned)]; Luzinski flied out to right; 1 R (0 ER), 1
H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 3, Astros 4.

ASTROS 5TH: BRUSSTAR REPLACED MCCARVER (PITCHING); Cedeno
reached on an error by Schmidt [Cedeno to first]; Cedeno stole
second; Cedeno stole third; Johnson struck out; Ferguson
grounded out (second to first); Watson grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 3, Astros 4.

PHILLIES 6TH: LARSON REPLACED MCLAUGHLIN (PITCHING); Hebner
singled to center; Johnson singled to right [Hebner to second];
Boone doubled to center [Hebner scored, Johnson scored]; PENTZ
REPLACED LARSON (PITCHING); Bowa walked; TOLAN BATTED FOR
BRUSSTAR; Tolan struck out; Maddox forced Bowa (shortstop to
second) [Boone scored (error by Howe) (unearned) (no RBI),
Maddox to second]; Johnstone grounded out (second to first); 3 R
(2 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 6, Astros 4.

ASTROS 6TH: REED REPLACED TOLAN (PITCHING); Gonzalez grounded
out (second to first); Howe flied out to left; GARDNER BATTED
FOR PENTZ; Gardner singled to center; Howard forced Gardner
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 6, Astros
4.

PHILLIES 7TH: NIEKRO REPLACED GARDNER (PITCHING); Schmidt flied
out to right; Luzinski grounded out (shortstop to first); Hebner
flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 6, Astros 4.

ASTROS 7TH: MARTIN REPLACED LUZINSKI (PLAYING LF); Cabell flied
out to left; Cedeno flied out to left; Johnson struck out; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 6, Astros 4.

PHILLIES 8TH: Johnson doubled to left; HARMON RAN FOR JOHNSON;
Boone grounded out (shortstop to first) [Harmon to third]; Bowa
reached on a fielder's choice [Harmon out at home (first to
catcher)]; Reed popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 6, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: HARMON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); Ferguson flied
out to center; Watson tripled to right; Gonzalez popped to
second; BOSWELL BATTED FOR HOWE; Boswell flied out to left; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 6, Astros 4.

PHILLIES 9TH: BOSWELL STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); Maddox
grounded out (shortstop to first); Johnstone doubled to right;
Schmidt walked; Martin flied out to right; Hebner singled to
left [Johnstone scored, Schmidt to third]; Harmon struck out; 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Phillies 7, Astros 4.

ASTROS 9TH: HUTTON REPLACED HEBNER (PLAYING 1B); CRAWFORD BATTED
FOR NIEKRO; Crawford walked; Howard grounded out (pitcher to
first) [Crawford to second]; Cabell reached on an error by
Harmon [Crawford to third, Cabell to first]; Cedeno flied out to
right; Johnson forced Cabell (third to second); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 2
LOB.  Phillies 7, Astros 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Phillies         7   9   2    8
 Astros           4   6   2    9


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