Philadelphia Phillies 9, Houston Astros 8
Regular Season Game 54
Played on Tuesday, June 7, 1977 (N) at Veterans Stadium

HOU N    1  2  0    2  2  0    0  1  0  -   8 13  2
PHI N    2  1  0    1  0  5    0  0  x  -   9  7  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cedeno cf                     5   2   2   1       0   0       3   0
Cabell 3b                     5   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
Cruz rf                       4   1   3   1       1   0       1   0
Crawford lf                   4   0   0   0       1   0       5   0
Watson 1b                     4   1   1   0       0   1       6   1
Howe 2b                       4   3   3   2       0   0       1   2
Herrmann c                    4   0   2   0       0   0       4   0
  Howard pr                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Gonzalez ss                   4   1   1   2       0   0       1   1
Bannister p                   2   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
  Niekro p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Pentz p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Ferguson ph,c               1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       38   8  13   6       2   1      24   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Howe-Watson.
E: Gonzalez 2 (15).
PB: Herrmann (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Howe 2 (11,off Lonborg,off Garber).
HR: Cedeno (3,1st inning off Lonborg 0 on 0 out); Howe (5,2nd inning off Lonborg
1 on 0 out); Gonzalez (1,4th inning off Lonborg 1 on 2 out).
GDP: Crawford (1,off Lonborg); Gonzalez (2,off Garber).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cruz (16,2nd base off Underwood/Boone).

Philadelphia Phillies        AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Maddox cf                     5   1   1   0       0   2       5   0
Sizemore 2b                   5   2   2   2       0   1       1   6
Schmidt 3b                    5   1   1   2       0   0       1   3
Luzinski lf                   4   1   1   3       0   0       2   0
Boone c                       3   0   1   0       1   0       1   0
Hebner 1b                     3   0   0   0       1   1      13   1
Martin rf                     3   2   1   0       1   0       0   0
Bowa ss                       2   1   0   1       1   0       3   3
Lonborg p                     0   0   0   0       1   0       1   2
  Johnson ph                  0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Underwood p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McCarver ph                 0   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Garber p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   9   7   8       7   4      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Lonborg-Hebner, Sizemore-Bowa-Hebner, Schmidt-Sizemore-Hebner.
E: Schmidt 2 (8).

BATTING - 
3B: Martin (1,off Bannister).
HR: Schmidt (9,1st inning off Bannister 1 on 1 out); Luzinski (10,6th inning
off Pentz 2 on 2 out).
SF: Bowa (3,off Bannister).
GDP: Sizemore (6,off Bannister).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Boone (1,2nd base off Bannister/Herrmann); Martin (1,3rd base off Bannister/Herrmann);
Bowa 2 (5,2nd base off Bannister/Herrmann,2nd base off Niekro/Herrmann);
Maddox (5,2nd base off Forsch/Ferguson).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bannister                     3.1   5   4   3   4   2   1  18
Niekro L(0-1)                 2     1   4   1   3   2   0  11
Pentz                         1.2   1   1   1   0   0   1   6
Forsch                        1     0   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        8     7   9   4*  7   4   2  39

* - Team earned runs does not equal the composite totals for all pitchers due to instances in which provisions of Section 10.18 (i) of the Scoring rules were applied.

Philadelphia Phillies        IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lonborg                       4     8   5   5   0   0   3  18
Underwood W(3-1)              2     2   2   2   1   0   0   9
Garber SV(6)                  3     3   1   1   1   1   0  13
Totals                        9    13   8   8   2   1   3  40

WP: Underwood (4).

Umpires: HP - John McSherry, 1B - Bill Williams, 2B - Bob Engel, 3B - Jerry Dale
Time of Game: 2:31   Attendance: 25226


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Cedeno homered; Cabell flied out to center; Cruz
grounded out (shortstop to first); Crawford grounded out
(pitcher to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 1ST: Maddox struck out; Sizemore singled to left;
Schmidt homered [Sizemore scored]; Luzinski flied out to left;
Boone singled to left; Boone stole second; Hebner was called out
on strikes; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Phillies 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson singled to center; Howe homered [Watson
scored]; Herrmann singled to left; Gonzalez hit into a double
play (pitcher to first) [Herrmann out at second]; Bannister
singled to center; Cedeno grounded out (third to first); 2 R, 4
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Phillies 2.

PHILLIES 2ND: Martin tripled to left; Bowa hit a sacrifice fly
to left [Martin scored]; Lonborg walked; Maddox singled to right
[Lonborg to second]; Sizemore grounded into a double play
(second to first) [Maddox out at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 3, Phillies 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Cabell grounded out (shortstop to first); Cruz
singled to second; Crawford grounded into a double play (second
to shortstop to first) [Cruz out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 3, Phillies 3.

PHILLIES 3RD: Schmidt grounded out (third to first); Luzinski
grounded out (third to first); Boone lined to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Phillies 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Watson flied out to center; Howe doubled to left;
Herrmann flied out to center; Gonzalez homered [Howe scored];
Bannister flied out to left; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5,
Phillies 3.

PHILLIES 4TH: Hebner walked; Martin walked [Hebner to second];
Bowa forced Hebner (pitcher to third) [Martin to second];
JOHNSON BATTED FOR LONBORG; Martin stole third and Bowa stole
second; Johnson walked; NIEKRO REPLACED BANNISTER (PITCHING);
Herrmann allowed a passed ball [Martin scored (unearned), Bowa
to third, Johnson to second]; Maddox struck out; Sizemore struck
out; 1 R (0 ER), 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Phillies 4.

ASTROS 5TH: UNDERWOOD REPLACED JOHNSON (PITCHING); Cedeno
singled to pitcher [Cedeno to second (error by Schmidt)]; Cabell
grounded out (third to first) [Cedeno to third]; Cruz singled to
center [Cedeno scored]; Cruz stole second; Crawford walked;
Watson grounded out (first to second to first) [Cruz to third,
Crawford to second]; Underwood threw a wild pitch [Cruz scored,
Crawford to third]; Howe grounded out (second to first); 2 R, 2
H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 7, Phillies 4.

PHILLIES 5TH: Schmidt flied out to center; Luzinski flied out to
left; Boone walked; Hebner flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 7, Phillies 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Herrmann popped to third; Gonzalez popped to
shortstop; Niekro flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 7, Phillies 4.

PHILLIES 6TH: Martin grounded out (pitcher to first); Bowa
walked; MCCARVER BATTED FOR UNDERWOOD; Bowa stole second;
McCarver walked; Maddox reached on an error by Gonzalez [Bowa to
third, McCarver to second, Maddox to first]; Sizemore singled to
center [Bowa scored, McCarver scored (unearned), Maddox to
second]; PENTZ REPLACED NIEKRO (PITCHING); Schmidt flied out to
left; Luzinski homered (unearned, but earned for the pitcher)
[Maddox scored (unearned), Sizemore scored (unearned)]; Boone
grounded out (shortstop to first); 5 R (2 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 7, Phillies 9.

ASTROS 7TH: GARBER REPLACED MCCARVER (PITCHING); Cedeno flied
out to center; Cabell reached on an error by Schmidt [Cabell to
first]; Cruz walked [Cabell to second]; Crawford popped to
shortstop; Watson struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 7,
Phillies 9.

PHILLIES 7TH: Hebner grounded out (first to pitcher); Martin
flied out to center; Bowa popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 7, Phillies 9.

ASTROS 8TH: Howe doubled to right; Herrmann singled to center
[Howe to third]; HOWARD RAN FOR HERRMANN; Gonzalez grounded into
a double play (third to second to first) [Howe scored (no RBI),
Howard out at second]; FERGUSON BATTED FOR PENTZ; Ferguson
grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 8,
Phillies 9.

PHILLIES 8TH: FORSCH REPLACED HOWARD (PITCHING); FERGUSON STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING C ); Garber grounded out (second to first);
Maddox reached on an error by Gonzalez [Maddox to first]; Maddox
stole second; Sizemore flied out to center; Schmidt flied out to
left; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 8, Phillies 9.

ASTROS 9TH: Cedeno flied out to left; Cabell grounded out (first
unassisted); Cruz singled to center; Crawford grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 8, Phillies 9.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           8  13   2    5
 Phillies         9   7   2    6


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