Houston Astros 4, San Diego Padres 3
Regular Season Game 43
Played on Friday, May 27, 1977 (N) at San Diego Stadium

HOU N    0  1  0    0  2  0    1  0  0  -   4 13  0
SD  N    0  0  0    3  0  0    0  0  0  -   3  7  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cedeno cf                     5   1   2   0       0   0       1   0
Gonzalez ss                   5   0   1   0       0   2       2   4
Cruz rf                       5   1   4   2       0   0       0   0
Johnson lf                    3   0   0   0       1   1       3   0
  Gardner lf                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Ferguson c                    5   0   1   1       0   1       9   1
Watson 1b                     4   1   3   1       0   0       9   0
Cabell 3b                     3   0   0   0       0   1       2   3
Howe 2b                       3   1   2   0       1   0       1   2
McLaughlin p                  2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Pentz p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Crawford ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       37   4  13   4       2   7      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Howe-Gonzalez-Watson.

BATTING - 
2B: Cruz 2 (8,off Sawyer 2); Ferguson (6,off Fingers).
HR: Watson (4,2nd inning off Sawyer 0 on 1 out).
SH: McLaughlin (2,off Sawyer).
HBP: Cabell (2,by Sawyer).
GDP: Cruz (1,off Sawyer).
IBB: Howe (2,by Sawyer); Johnson (2,by Sawyer).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cabell 2 (17,2nd base off Sawyer/Tenace,3rd base off Sawyer/Tenace); Cruz
2 (13,2nd base off Sawyer/Tenace,2nd base off Fingers/Davis).

San Diego Padres             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Richards lf                   4   0   1   0       1   0       1   1
Almon ss                      3   0   0   0       0   2       2   3
Hendrick cf                   4   1   1   0       0   1       3   0
Winfield rf                   3   1   1   0       1   0       0   0
Ivie 1b                       4   1   1   1       0   0       8   1
Rader 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       1   4
Tenace c                      1   0   0   1       0   1       7   0
  Davis c                     0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Champion 2b                   3   0   1   1       0   1       3   3
  Fingers p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Rettenmund ph               1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Sawyer p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sutherland 2b               2   0   1   0       0   0       0   3
Totals                       31   3   7   3       2   6      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Champion-Almon-Ivie.

BATTING - 
2B: Champion (9,off McLaughlin).
SH: Almon (7,off Pentz).
SF: Tenace (3,off McLaughlin).
HBP: Tenace 2 (6,by McLaughlin 2).
GDP: Sutherland (2,off Forsch).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Richards (11,2nd base off McLaughlin/Ferguson).
CS: Tenace (1,2nd base by McLaughlin/Ferguson).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
McLaughlin W(1-1)             6     6   3   3   2   5   0  27
Pentz                         1     0   0   0   0   0   0   4
Forsch SV(5)                  2     1   0   0   0   1   0   6
Totals                        9     7   3   3   2   6   0  37

McLaughlin faced 1 batter in the 7th inning
HBP: McLaughlin 2 (4,Tenace 2).

San Diego Padres             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Sawyer L(3-4)                 6.2   9   4   4   2   4   1  31
Fingers                       2.1   4   0   0   0   3   0  10
Totals                        9    13   4   4   2   7   1  41

BK: Sawyer (2).
HBP: Sawyer (3,Cabell).
IBB: Sawyer 2 (6,Howe,Johnson).

Umpires: HP - Paul Runge, 1B - Ed Montague, 2B - Lee Weyer, 3B - Art Williams
Time of Game: 2:33   Attendance: 13147


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                San Diego Padres         
1. Cedeno              cf        Richards            lf
2. Gonzalez            ss        Almon               ss
3. Cruz                rf        Hendrick            cf
4. Johnson             lf        Winfield            rf
5. Ferguson            c         Ivie                1b
6. Watson              1b        Rader               3b
7. Cabell              3b        Tenace              c
8. Howe                2b        Champion            2b
9. McLaughlin          p         Sawyer              p

ASTROS 1ST: Cedeno grounded out (second to first); Gonzalez made
an out to second; Cruz doubled to left; Johnson struck out; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Padres 0.

PADRES 1ST: Richards flied out to left; Almon was called out on
strikes; Hendrick was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Padres 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Ferguson was called out on strikes; Watson homered;
Cabell was hit by a pitch; Cabell stole second; Cabell stole
third; Howe reached on a fielder's choice [Cabell out at home
(second to catcher)]; McLaughlin forced Howe (shortstop to
second); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Padres 0.

PADRES 2ND: Winfield grounded out (shortstop to first); Ivie
flied out to left; Rader grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Padres 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Cedeno singled to center; Gonzalez singled to right
[Cedeno to second]; Cruz grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [Cedeno to third, Gonzalez out at second];
Johnson grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 1, Padres 0.

PADRES 3RD: Tenace was hit by a pitch; Champion grounded out
(second to first) [Tenace to second]; Sawyer grounded out
(shortstop to first); Richards walked; Almon forced Tenace
(third unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Padres 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Ferguson grounded out (third to first); Watson flied
out to center; Cabell grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Padres 0.

PADRES 4TH: Hendrick singled to left; Winfield singled to right
[Hendrick to third]; Ivie singled to right [Hendrick scored,
Winfield to third]; Rader was called out on strikes; Tenace hit
a sacrifice fly to left [Winfield scored]; Champion doubled to
right [Ivie scored, Champion to third (on throw to home)];
Sawyer flied out to center; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1,
Padres 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Howe singled to shortstop; McLaughlin out on a
sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Howe to second]; Cedeno
singled to left [Howe to third, Cedeno to second (on throw to
home)]; Gonzalez struck out; Cruz singled to left [Howe scored,
Cedeno scored]; Cruz stole second; Johnson flied out to center;
2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Padres 3.

PADRES 5TH: Richards singled to right; Richards stole second;
Almon was called out on strikes; Hendrick popped to catcher in
foul territory; Winfield walked; Ivie popped to catcher in foul
territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Padres 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Ferguson lined to center; Watson singled to center;
Sawyer balked [Watson to second]; Cabell grounded out (third to
first); Howe was walked intentionally; McLaughlin struck out; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Padres 3.

PADRES 6TH: Rader grounded out (shortstop to first); Tenace was
hit by a pitch; Tenace was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); Champion was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 3, Padres 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Cedeno grounded out (third to first); Gonzalez made
an out to third; Cruz doubled to left; Johnson was walked
intentionally; FINGERS REPLACED CHAMPION (PITCHING); SUTHERLAND
REPLACED SAWYER (PLAYING 2B); Ferguson doubled to left [Cruz
scored, Johnson out at home (left to second to catcher)]; 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Padres 3.

PADRES 7TH: Sutherland singled to pitcher; PENTZ REPLACED
MCLAUGHLIN (PITCHING); Richards reached on a fielder's choice
[Sutherland to second]; Almon out on a sacrifice bunt (third to
second) [Sutherland to third, Richards to second]; Hendrick
reached on a fielder's choice [Sutherland out at home (third to
catcher), Richards to third]; Winfield popped to third in foul
territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Padres 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Watson singled to right; Cabell struck out; Howe
singled to third [Watson to second]; CRAWFORD BATTED FOR PENTZ;
Crawford forced Howe (second to shortstop) [Watson to third];
Cedeno grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 4, Padres 3.

PADRES 8TH: FORSCH REPLACED CRAWFORD (PITCHING); GARDNER
REPLACED JOHNSON (PLAYING LF); Ivie grounded out (third to
first); Rader popped to first in foul territory; Tenace struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Padres 3.

ASTROS 9TH: DAVIS REPLACED TENACE (PLAYING C ); Gonzalez was
called out on strikes; Cruz singled to second; Cruz stole
second; Gardner struck out; Ferguson lined to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Padres 3.

PADRES 9TH: RETTENMUND BATTED FOR FINGERS; Rettenmund singled to
right; Sutherland grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [Rettenmund out at second]; Richards
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
4, Padres 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           4  13   0   10
 Padres           3   7   0    7


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