San Diego Padres 6, Houston Astros 5
Regular Season Game 44
Played on Saturday, May 28, 1977 (N) at San Diego Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  4  1  -   5 10  3
SD  N    0  0  2    0  3  1    0  0  x  -   6  6  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cedeno cf                     5   0   2   0       0   0       2   0
Gonzalez ss                   4   0   1   0       0   0       0   3
  Niekro p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Crawford ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Cruz rf                       5   1   2   0       0   0       1   0
Johnson lf                    3   0   0   0       1   2       0   0
Ferguson c                    2   0   0   0       1   1       5   0
  Herrmann c                  2   1   1   0       0   0       5   0
  Gardner pr                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Watson 1b                     4   1   1   3       0   1       9   0
Cabell 3b                     3   1   1   0       2   0       1   3
Howe 2b,ss                    3   1   1   1       1   0       1   1
Bannister p                   2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Larson p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sperring ph,ss              1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Boswell ph,2b               1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   5  10   5       5   7      24   8

FIELDING - 
E: Ferguson (4), Watson (2), Cabell (5).
PB: Herrmann (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Cabell (7,off Shirley); Howe (4,off Shirley).
HR: Watson (5,8th inning off Shirley 1 on 2 out).
SF: Watson (1,off Fingers).
HBP: Johnson (4,by Shirley).
IBB: Cabell (1,by Shirley); Howe (3,by Shirley).
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cruz (14,2nd base off Shirley/Tenace); Cabell (18,3rd base off Shirley/Tenace).
CS: Johnson (1,2nd base by Shirley/Tenace).

San Diego Padres             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rettenmund lf                 4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Champion 2b                   4   1   1   0       0   0       1   1
Hendrick cf                   4   2   2   2       0   1       1   0
Winfield rf                   3   1   1   1       1   0       5   0
Ivie 1b                       4   1   1   2       0   0      10   1
Rader 3b                      3   0   1   0       1   2       0   3
Tenace c                      3   0   0   0       1   3       7   0
  Davis c                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Almon ss                      3   1   0   0       1   0       1   6
Shirley p                     2   0   0   0       0   2       1   1
  Fingers p                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Totals                       31   6   6   5       4  10      27  13

FIELDING - 
E: Champion (8), Winfield (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Champion (10,off Bannister); Winfield (10,off Bannister).
3B: Rader (3,off Bannister).
HR: Hendrick (4,3rd inning off Bannister 1 on 2 out); Ivie (4,5th inning off
Bannister 1 on 2 out).
SH: Shirley (3,off Larson).
IBB: Almon (1,by Bannister).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Ivie (3,2nd base off Bannister/Ferguson).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bannister L(1-5)              4.2   6   5   5   3   5   2  24
Larson                        1.1   0   1   0   0   1   0   5
Niekro                        1     0   0   0   1   2   0   4
Sambito                       1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Totals                        8     6   6   5   4  10   2  36

WP: Larson (3).
BK: Larson (1).
IBB: Bannister (1,Almon).

San Diego Padres             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Shirley W(4-5)                7.2   6   4   4   5   6   1  35
Fingers SV(9)                 1.1   4   1   1   0   1   0   8
Totals                        9    10   5   5   5   7   1  43

HBP: Shirley (2,Johnson).
IBB: Shirley 2 (5,Cabell,Howe).

Umpires: HP - Ed Montague, 1B - Lee Weyer, 2B - Art Williams, 3B - Paul Runge
Ejections: Joe Ferguson by Ed Montague [Called third strike]
Time of Game: 2:22   Attendance: 42222


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                San Diego Padres         
1. Cedeno              cf        Rettenmund          lf
2. Gonzalez            ss        Champion            2b
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        Almon               ss
9. Bannister           p         Shirley             p

ASTROS 1ST: Cedeno grounded out (shortstop to first); Gonzalez
flied out to left; Cruz grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Padres 0.

PADRES 1ST: Rettenmund was called out on strikes; Champion
grounded out (second to first); Hendrick grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Padres 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Johnson was hit by a pitch; Johnson was picked off
and caught stealing second but was safe at second (error by
Champion); Ferguson walked; Watson grounded out (pitcher to
first) [Johnson to third, Ferguson to second]; Cabell was walked
intentionally; Howe flied out to right; Bannister forced Cabell
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 0, Padres 0.

PADRES 2ND: Winfield flied out to center; Ivie reached on an
error by Watson [Ivie to first]; Ivie stole second [Ivie to
third (error by Ferguson)]; Rader struck out; Tenace walked;
Almon grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 2 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 0, Padres 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Cedeno grounded out (shortstop to first); Gonzalez
grounded out (third to first); Cruz singled to second; Cruz
stole second; Johnson struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
0, Padres 0.

PADRES 3RD: Shirley struck out; Rettenmund grounded out (third
to first); Champion doubled to left; Hendrick homered [Champion
scored]; Winfield grounded out (shortstop to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Padres 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Ferguson flied out to center; Watson was called out
on strikes; Cabell doubled to left; Cabell stole third; Howe was
walked intentionally; Bannister struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 0, Padres 2.

PADRES 4TH: Ivie popped to first in foul territory; Rader
tripled to right; Tenace struck out; Almon was walked
intentionally; Shirley struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
0, Padres 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Cedeno singled to center; Gonzalez singled to left
[Cedeno to second]; Cruz flied out to right [Cedeno to third
(error by Winfield), Gonzalez to second]; Johnson was called out
on strikes; Ferguson was called out on strikes; Joe Ferguson
ejected by HP umpire Ed Montague; 0 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 0, Padres 2.

PADRES 5TH: HERRMANN REPLACED FERGUSON (PLAYING C ); Rettenmund
flied out to right; Champion popped to first in foul territory;
Hendrick singled to center; Winfield doubled to left [Hendrick
scored]; Ivie homered [Winfield scored]; Rader walked; LARSON
REPLACED BANNISTER (PITCHING); Larson threw a wild pitch [Rader
to second]; Tenace struck out; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Padres 5.

ASTROS 6TH: Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); Cabell
grounded out (third to first); Howe lined to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Padres 5.

PADRES 6TH: Almon reached on an error by Cabell [Almon to
first]; Herrmann allowed a passed ball [Almon to second];
Shirley out on a sacrifice bunt (third to second) [Almon to
third]; Larson balked [Almon scored (unearned)]; Rettenmund
lined to third; Champion grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R
(0 ER), 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Padres 6.

ASTROS 7TH: SPERRING BATTED FOR LARSON; Sperring struck out;
Cedeno grounded out (shortstop to first); Gonzalez grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Padres 6.

PADRES 7TH: SPERRING STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); NIEKRO
REPLACED GONZALEZ (PITCHING); Hendrick struck out; Winfield
walked; Ivie grounded out (pitcher to first) [Winfield to
second]; Rader struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Padres 6.

ASTROS 8TH: Cruz grounded out (third to first); Johnson walked;
Herrmann forced Johnson (second to shortstop); Watson homered
[Herrmann scored]; Cabell walked; Howe doubled to left [Cabell
scored]; FINGERS REPLACED SHIRLEY (PITCHING); BOSWELL BATTED FOR
SPERRING; Boswell singled to left [Howe scored]; Cedeno singled
to shortstop [Boswell to second]; CRAWFORD BATTED FOR NIEKRO;
Crawford struck out; 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Padres 6.

PADRES 8TH: SAMBITO REPLACED CRAWFORD (PITCHING); BOSWELL STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); HOWE CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING SS);
Tenace was called out on strikes; Almon flied out to center;
Fingers was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
4, Padres 6.

ASTROS 9TH: DAVIS REPLACED TENACE (PLAYING C ); Cruz singled to
center; Johnson flied out to right; Herrmann singled to right
[Cruz to third]; GARDNER RAN FOR HERRMANN; Watson hit a
sacrifice fly to right [Cruz scored, Gardner to second]; Cabell
grounded out (pitcher to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
5, Padres 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5  10   3   11
 Padres           6   6   2    6


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