Houston Astros 6, San Francisco Giants 5 (11 innings)
Regular Season Game 70
Played on Friday, June 24, 1977 (N) at Astrodome

SF  N    0  0  0    3  1  0    1  0  0    0  0  -   5 10  3
HOU N    3  0  0    0  1  0    0  1  0    0  1  -   6 11  0
San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Madlock 3b                    6   1   1   1       0   1       1   6
Thomas ss                     2   2   0   0       2   0       0   1
  LeMaster ss                 2   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
Evans lf                      4   1   2   2       1   1       1   0
Thomasson cf                  4   1   3   1       0   0       2   0
McCovey 1b                    4   0   1   0       1   1      16   1
Clark rf                      4   0   0   0       1   0       3   0
Andrews 2b                    5   0   0   0       0   2       1   1
Hill c                        3   0   2   1       1   1       4   0
  Sadek pr,c                  1   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
Knepper p                     4   0   1   0       0   3       0   2
  Moffitt p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lavelle p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
  Alexander ph                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Toms p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       40   5  10   5       6  10      31  18

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Madlock-Sadek-McCovey.
E: LeMaster (5), Andrews (10), Hill (2).

BATTING - 
HR: Evans (7,4th inning off Larson 1 on 0 out); Madlock (6,5th inning off Larson
0 on 0 out).
SF: Thomasson (3,off Pentz).
GDP: Madlock (16,off Larson); McCovey (9,off Sambito).
IBB: McCovey (10,by Pentz).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Sadek (1,2nd base by Pentz/Ferguson).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Howard cf                     5   2   1   0       1   2       5   0
Cabell 3b                     5   1   2   0       1   0       0   1
Cruz rf                       6   0   1   1       0   1       4   0
Ferguson c                    3   1   0   0       1   0       6   0
  Cedeno pr                   0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Herrmann c                  1   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Watson 1b                     4   1   4   5       0   0       4   1
  Gardner pr                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sambito p                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Fuller lf                     4   0   0   0       0   2       4   0
Howe 2b                       3   0   1   0       2   0       1   4
Gonzalez ss                   4   0   0   0       1   0       3   4
Larson p                      2   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Pentz p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Boswell ph                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cacek ph,1b                 2   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Totals                       41   6  11   6       6   5      33  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Gonzalez-Watson, Howe-Gonzalez-Cacek.

BATTING - 
2B: Watson (11,off Knepper); Cruz (16,off Toms).
3B: Watson (5,off Knepper).
HR: Watson (9,5th inning off Knepper 0 on 2 out).
SH: Fuller (1,off Moffitt).
GDP: Cacek (1,off Lavelle).
IBB: Cabell (2,by Knepper); Howe (4,by Lavelle).
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno (24,2nd base off Moffitt/Sadek).
CS: Herrmann (1,2nd base by Lavelle/Sadek).

PITCHING
San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Knepper                       7     7   5   4   2   4   1  31
Moffitt                       0.1   1   0   0   2   0   0   4
Lavelle                       2.2   1   0   0   1   1   0   9
Toms L(0-1)                   0.1   2   1   1   1   0   0   4
Totals                       10.1  11   6   5   6   5   1  48

Knepper faced 1 batter in the 8th inning
IBB: Knepper (1,Cabell); Lavelle (15,Howe).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Larson                        4.1   7   4   4   2   4   2  21
Pentz                         3.2   2   1   1   4   3   0  17
Sambito W(4-2)                3     1   0   0   0   3   0   9
Totals                       11    10   5   5   6  10   2  47

WP: Pentz (2).
IBB: Pentz (4,McCovey).

Umpires: HP - Jim Quick, 1B - Nick Colosi, 2B - Satch Davidson, 3B - Eric Gregg
Time of Game: 3:04   Attendance: 13119


Starting Lineups:

   San Francisco Giants          Houston Astros           
1. Madlock             3b        Howard              cf
2. Thomas              ss        Cabell              3b
3. Evans               lf        Cruz                rf
4. Thomasson           cf        Ferguson            c
5. McCovey             1b        Watson              1b
6. Clark               rf        Fuller              lf
7. Andrews             2b        Howe                2b
8. Hill                c         Gonzalez            ss
9. Knepper             p         Larson              p

GIANTS 1ST: Madlock flied out to left; Thomas flied out to
center; Evans flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants
0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Howard singled; Cabell singled [Howard to second];
Howard was picked off second but was safe on an error by Hill
[Howard to third]; Cruz struck out; Ferguson walked [Cabell to
second]; Watson tripled [Howard scored, Cabell scored, Ferguson
scored]; Fuller grounded out (third to first); Howe grounded out
(third to first); 3 R, 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 3.

GIANTS 2ND: Thomasson singled; McCovey struck out; Clark flied
out to left; Andrews grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 2ND: Gonzalez grounded out (third to first); Larson
singled; Howard grounded out (pitcher to first) [Larson to
second]; Cabell was walked intentionally; Cruz grounded out
(first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 3.

GIANTS 3RD: Hill struck out; Knepper singled; Madlock grounded
into a double play (shortstop to first) [Knepper out at second];
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Ferguson grounded out (third to first); Watson
doubled; Fuller struck out; Howe singled [Watson to third];
Gonzalez flied out to right; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 0,
Astros 3.

GIANTS 4TH: Thomas walked; Evans homered [Thomas scored];
Thomasson singled; McCovey singled [Thomasson to second]; Clark
forced McCovey (shortstop to second) [Thomasson to third];
Andrews struck out; Hill singled [Thomasson scored, Clark to
third]; Knepper struck out; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 3,
Astros 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Larson grounded out (shortstop to first); Howard
struck out; Cabell flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Giants 3, Astros 3.

GIANTS 5TH: Madlock homered; Thomas grounded out (second to
first); Evans walked; PENTZ REPLACED LARSON (PITCHING);
Thomasson flied out to left; McCovey flied out to left; 1 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 4, Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Cruz grounded out (second to first); Ferguson flied
out to center; Watson homered; Fuller struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Giants 4, Astros 4.

GIANTS 6TH: Clark grounded out (second to first); Andrews flied
out to center; Hill walked; Knepper struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Giants 4, Astros 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Howe popped to third; Gonzalez grounded out (pitcher
to first); Pentz flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Giants 4, Astros 4.

GIANTS 7TH: Madlock flied out to center; Thomas walked; Evans
singled [Thomas to third]; Thomasson hit a sacrifice fly to
center [Thomas scored, Evans to second]; McCovey was walked
intentionally; Clark walked [Evans to third, McCovey to second];
Andrews flied out to right; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Giants 5,
Astros 4.

ASTROS 7TH: LEMASTER REPLACED THOMAS (PLAYING SS); Howard flied
out to right; Cabell grounded out (shortstop to first); Cruz
flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 5, Astros 4.

GIANTS 8TH: Hill singled; SADEK RAN FOR HILL; Sadek was picked
off and caught stealing second (pitcher to first to second to
shortstop); Knepper struck out; Madlock struck out but advanced
to first on a wild pitch; LeMaster flied out to center; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 5, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: SADEK STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); Ferguson reached
on an error by Andrews; MOFFITT REPLACED KNEPPER (PITCHING);
CEDENO RAN FOR FERGUSON; Cedeno stole second; Watson singled
[Cedeno scored (unearned)]; GARDNER RAN FOR WATSON; Fuller out
on a sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Gardner to second]; Howe
walked; Gonzalez walked [Gardner to third, Howe to second];
BOSWELL BATTED FOR PENTZ; LAVELLE REPLACED MOFFITT (PITCHING);
CACEK BATTED FOR BOSWELL; Cacek grounded into a double play
(third to catcher to first) [Gardner out at home]; 1 R (0 ER), 1
H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 5, Astros 5.

GIANTS 9TH: HERRMANN REPLACED CEDENO (PLAYING C ); SAMBITO
REPLACED GARDNER (PITCHING); CACEK STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B);
Evans struck out; Thomasson singled; McCovey grounded into a
double play (second to shortstop to first) [Thomasson out at
second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 5, Astros 5.

ASTROS 9TH: Howard struck out; Cabell grounded out (pitcher to
first); Cruz grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Giants 5, Astros 5.

GIANTS 10TH: Clark grounded out (pitcher to first); Andrews
struck out; Sadek flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Giants 5, Astros 5.

ASTROS 10TH: Herrmann singled; Herrmann was caught stealing
second (catcher to shortstop); Sambito grounded out (shortstop
to first); Fuller reached on an error by LeMaster [Fuller to
second]; Howe was walked intentionally; Gonzalez grounded out
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 5, Astros 5.

GIANTS 11TH: ALEXANDER BATTED FOR LAVELLE; Alexander struck out;
Madlock grounded out (shortstop to first); LeMaster flied out to
right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 5, Astros 5.

ASTROS 11TH: TOMS REPLACED ALEXANDER (PITCHING); Cacek grounded
out (third to first); Howard walked; Cabell singled [Howard to
second]; Cruz doubled [Howard scored, Cabell to third]; 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 5, Astros 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Giants           5  10   3    9
 Astros           6  11   0   11


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