Philadelphia Phillies 9, Houston Astros 5
Regular Season Game 53
Played on Monday, June 6, 1977 (N) at Veterans Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  4  -   5 10  0
PHI N    3  0  2    2  1  1  -   9 14  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cedeno cf                     3   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Cabell 3b                     3   1   2   0       0   0       0   0
Cruz rf                       3   1   1   0       0   1       2   0
Crawford lf                   2   1   1   0       1   0       2   0
Watson 1b                     3   1   2   3       0   0       3   0
Howe 2b                       2   1   1   0       1   0       3   2
Herrmann c                    3   0   0   0       0   1       7   0
Gonzalez ss                   3   0   1   1       0   0       1   2
McLaughlin p                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Niekro p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gardner ph                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Larson p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Johnson ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Pentz p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       25   5  10   4       2   3      18   4

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

BATTING - 
2B: Watson (8,off Christenson); Cruz (11,off Christenson); Cabell (10,off Christenson);
Howe (9,off Christenson); Gonzalez (10,off Christenson).
HR: Watson (7,6th inning off Christenson 2 on 1 out).
GDP: Watson (5,off Christenson); Cedeno (5,off Christenson).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno (21,2nd base off Christenson/Boone).
CS: Cabell (7,2nd base by Christenson/Boone).

Philadelphia Phillies        AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Maddox cf                     4   1   3   1       0   0       2   0
  Martin cf                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Johnstone rf                  4   1   0   0       0   1       0   0
Schmidt 3b                    3   2   2   2       1   1       0   3
Luzinski lf                   4   2   3   1       0   1       1   0
  Brown lf                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Hebner 1b                     3   2   3   4       0   0       5   1
Boone c                       4   0   1   1       0   2       3   1
Sizemore 2b                   4   0   1   0       0   1       4   2
Bowa ss                       2   1   0   0       2   0       1   2
Christenson p                 3   0   1   0       0   2       1   0
  Brusstar p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   9  14   9       3   8      18   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Bowa-Sizemore-Hebner, Schmidt-Sizemore-Hebner.
E: Boone (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Luzinski (15,off McLaughlin); Boone (8,off Niekro).
3B: Sizemore (2,off McLaughlin).
HR: Hebner 2 (4,3rd inning off McLaughlin 1 on 1 out,6th inning off Pentz 0
on 0 out); Schmidt (8,4th inning off McLaughlin 0 on 2 out).
SF: Hebner (1,off McLaughlin).
GDP: Johnstone (4,off Larson).
IBB: Bowa (1,by McLaughlin).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Maddox (4,2nd base off McLaughlin/Herrmann).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
McLaughlin L(1-3)             3.2  10   7   7   1   6   2  23
Niekro                        0.1   1   0   0   0   1   0   2
Larson                        1     2   1   1   2   1   0   6
Pentz                         1     1   1   1   0   0   1   4
Totals                        6    14   9   9   3   8   3  35

WP: McLaughlin (2).
IBB: McLaughlin (1,Bowa).

Philadelphia Phillies        IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Christenson W(5-5)            5.2  10   5   5   2   3   1  26
Brusstar SV(2)                0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        6    10   5   5   2   3   1  27


Umpires: HP - Jerry Dale, 1B - John McSherry, 2B - Bill Williams, 3B - Bob Engel
Time of Game: 1:50   Attendance: 17326


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Philadelphia Phillies    
1. Cedeno              cf        Maddox              cf
2. Cabell              3b        Johnstone           rf
3. Cruz                rf        Schmidt             3b
4. Crawford            lf        Luzinski            lf
5. Watson              1b        Hebner              1b
6. Howe                2b        Boone               c
7. Herrmann            c         Sizemore            2b
8. Gonzalez            ss        Bowa                ss
9. McLaughlin          p         Christenson         p

ASTROS 1ST: Cedeno grounded out (shortstop to first); Cabell
singled to right; Cabell was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); Cruz flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 1ST: Maddox singled to left; Maddox stole second;
Johnstone struck out but Maddox advanced to third and Johnstone
advanced to first on a wild pitch; Schmidt singled to center
[Maddox scored, Johnstone to second]; Luzinski doubled to right
[Johnstone scored, Schmidt to third]; Hebner hit a sacrifice fly
to right [Schmidt scored]; Boone struck out; Sizemore lined to
second; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Phillies 3.

ASTROS 2ND: Crawford flied out to center; Watson doubled to
right; Howe grounded out (third to first); Herrmann grounded out
(first to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Phillies 3.

PHILLIES 2ND: Bowa lined to second; Christenson struck out;
Maddox singled to right; Johnstone popped to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Phillies 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Gonzalez grounded out (third to first); McLaughlin
was called out on strikes; Cedeno singled to left; Cedeno stole
second [Cedeno to third (error by Boone)]; Cabell flied out to
center; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Phillies 3.

PHILLIES 3RD: Schmidt struck out; Luzinski singled to first;
Hebner homered [Luzinski scored]; Boone struck out; Sizemore
tripled to center; Bowa was walked intentionally; Christenson
struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Phillies 5.

ASTROS 4TH: Cruz doubled to third; Crawford singled to center
[Cruz to third]; Watson grounded into a double play (shortstop
to second to first) [Cruz scored (no RBI), Crawford out at
second]; Howe walked; Herrmann popped to second; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 1, Phillies 5.

PHILLIES 4TH: Maddox grounded out (shortstop to first);
Johnstone grounded out (second to first); Schmidt homered;
Luzinski singled to third; Hebner singled to left [Luzinski to
second]; NIEKRO REPLACED MCLAUGHLIN (PITCHING); Boone doubled to
left [Luzinski scored, Hebner to third]; Sizemore struck out; 2
R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Phillies 7.

ASTROS 5TH: Gonzalez popped to second; GARDNER BATTED FOR
NIEKRO; Gardner singled to center; Cedeno grounded into a double
play (third to second to first) [Gardner out at second]; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Phillies 7.

PHILLIES 5TH: LARSON REPLACED GARDNER (PITCHING); Bowa walked;
Christenson singled to right [Bowa to third]; Maddox singled to
third [Bowa scored, Christenson to second]; Johnstone grounded
into a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Christenson
to third, Maddox out at second]; Schmidt walked; Luzinski struck
out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Phillies 8.

ASTROS 6TH: MARTIN REPLACED MADDOX (PLAYING CF); BROWN REPLACED
LUZINSKI (PLAYING LF); Cabell doubled to right; Cruz struck out;
Crawford walked; Watson homered [Cabell scored, Crawford
scored]; Howe doubled to left; Herrmann was called out on
strikes; Gonzalez doubled to left [Howe scored]; JOHNSON BATTED
FOR LARSON; BRUSSTAR REPLACED CHRISTENSON (PITCHING); Johnson
flied out to left; 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Phillies 8.

PHILLIES 6TH: PENTZ REPLACED JOHNSON (PITCHING); Hebner homered;
Boone flied out to right; Sizemore flied out to left; Bowa flied
out to left; game called for rain; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 5, Phillies 9.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5  10   0    4
 Phillies         9  14   1    8


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