Houston Astros 7, San Diego Padres 6
Regular Season Game 74
Played on Monday, June 27, 1977 (N) at Astrodome

SD  N    0  1  1    0  0  3    0  0  1  -   6 11  5
HOU N    1  0  1    0  2  0    0  0  3  -   7 12  0
San Diego Padres             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Richards lf                   5   0   0   0       0   2       3   0
Almon ss                      5   0   2   0       0   0       2   1
Hendrick cf                   4   1   1   0       0   2       5   0
Winfield rf                   4   2   2   2       0   1       2   0
Kingman 1b                    3   1   2   0       1   1       2   1
  Scanlon 3b                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Tenace 3b,1b                  4   0   1   1       0   2       2   1
Roberts c                     3   1   0   1       1   1       7   3
Champion 2b                   4   0   2   0       0   1       1   0
Griffin p                     2   1   1   1       0   0       1   1
  Rettenmund ph               1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Fingers p                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       36   6  11   5       2  11      25   7

FIELDING - 
E: Richards (9), Hendrick (3), Champion (10), Griffin (1), Fingers (1).
PB: Roberts (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Kingman (9,off Bannister).
3B: Champion (4,off Bannister); Tenace (3,off Pentz).
HR: Griffin (2,3rd inning off Bannister 0 on 0 out); Winfield (17,6th inning
off Pentz 1 on 1 out).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Almon (4,2nd base off McLaughlin/Herrmann).
CS: Kingman (3,2nd base by Bannister/Herrmann).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gonzalez 2b,ss                5   2   1   0       0   1       0   1
Cabell 3b                     5   2   4   2       0   0       1   3
Cedeno cf                     5   1   3   1       0   0       2   0
Watson 1b                     4   0   2   1       1   1       7   2
Cruz rf                       3   0   0   1       1   0       1   0
Fuller lf                     4   0   0   1       0   3       0   0
Herrmann c                    4   0   0   0       0   0      12   1
Metzger ss                    4   0   0   0       0   1       2   2
  Niekro p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Bannister p                   2   1   1   0       0   0       1   2
  Pentz p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gardner ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McLaughlin p                0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Boswell 2b                  1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       38   7  12   6       2   6      27  11

BATTING - 
2B: Cabell 2 (16,off Griffin,off Fingers); Cedeno 3 (9,off Griffin 2,off Fingers).
IBB: Watson (5,by Griffin).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Cedeno (8,3rd base by Griffin/Roberts); Cabell 2 (11,2nd base by Griffin/Roberts,2nd
base by Fingers/Roberts).

PITCHING
San Diego Padres             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Griffin                       6     6   4   1   2   4   0  28
Fingers L(4-4)                2.1   6   3   3   0   2   0  12
Totals                        8.1  12   7   4   2   6   0  40

IBB: Griffin (4,Watson).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bannister                     5     5   2   2   1   6   1  19
Pentz                         1     4   3   3   0   1   1   7
McLaughlin                    2     2   1   1   1   3   0   9
Niekro W(2-1)                 1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9    11   6   6   2  11   2  38

McLaughlin faced 2 batters in the 9th inning
WP: Niekro (1).

Umpires: HP - Ed Sudol, 1B - Dick Stello, 2B - Bruce Froemming, 3B - Terry Tata
Time of Game: 2:50   Attendance: 7458


Starting Lineups:

   San Diego Padres              Houston Astros           
1. Richards            lf        Gonzalez            2b
2. Almon               ss        Cabell              3b
3. Hendrick            cf        Cedeno              cf
4. Winfield            rf        Watson              1b
5. Kingman             1b        Cruz                rf
6. Tenace              3b        Fuller              lf
7. Roberts             c         Herrmann            c
8. Champion            2b        Metzger             ss
9. Griffin             p         Bannister           p

PADRES 1ST: Richards struck out; Almon grounded out (pitcher to
first); Hendrick flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Padres 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Gonzalez struck out; Cabell doubled; Roberts allowed
a passed ball [Cabell to third]; Cedeno doubled [Cabell scored];
Cedeno was caught stealing third (catcher to third); Watson
struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 1.

PADRES 2ND: Winfield singled; Kingman doubled [Winfield to
third]; Tenace struck out; Roberts grounded out (third to first)
[Winfield scored, Kingman to third]; Champion flied out to
right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz made an out to catcher; Fuller struck out;
Herrmann reached on an error by Griffin [Herrmann to first];
Metzger forced Herrmann (shortstop to second); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Padres 1, Astros 1.

PADRES 3RD: Griffin homered; Richards made an out to third;
Almon singled; Hendrick struck out; Winfield struck out; 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Bannister grounded out (pitcher to first); Gonzalez
reached on an error by Richards [Gonzalez to first]; Cabell
singled [Gonzalez scored (unearned)]; Cabell was caught stealing
second (catcher to shortstop); Cedeno doubled; Watson was walked
intentionally; Cruz flied out to center; 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2
LOB.  Padres 2, Astros 2.

PADRES 4TH: Kingman walked; Kingman was picked off and caught
stealing second (pitcher to first to shortstop); Tenace made an
out to shortstop; Roberts struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Padres 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Fuller struck out; Herrmann grounded out (third to
first); Metzger flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Padres 2, Astros 2.

PADRES 5TH: Champion tripled; Champion was picked off third
(catcher to pitcher); Griffin grounded out (shortstop to first);
Richards struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Bannister singled; Gonzalez singled [Bannister to
second]; Cabell made an out to third; Cedeno reached on an error
by Champion [Bannister to third, Gonzalez to second, Cedeno to
first]; Watson flied out to center; Cruz walked [Bannister
scored (unearned), Gonzalez to third, Cedeno to second]; Fuller
reached on a fielder's choice [Gonzalez scored (unearned),
Cedeno to third, Cruz to second]; Herrmann grounded out (first
to pitcher); 2 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Padres 2, Astros 4.

PADRES 6TH: PENTZ REPLACED BANNISTER (PITCHING); Almon grounded
out (third to first); Hendrick singled; Winfield homered
[Hendrick scored]; Kingman singled; Tenace tripled [Kingman
scored]; Roberts grounded out (second to first); Champion struck
out; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 5, Astros 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Metzger flied out to center; GARDNER BATTED FOR
PENTZ; Gardner flied out to right; Gonzalez flied out to left; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 5, Astros 4.

PADRES 7TH: MCLAUGHLIN REPLACED GARDNER (PITCHING); RETTENMUND
BATTED FOR GRIFFIN; Rettenmund grounded out (shortstop to
first); Richards grounded out (first to pitcher); Almon singled;
Almon stole second; Hendrick struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Padres 5, Astros 4.

ASTROS 7TH: FINGERS REPLACED RETTENMUND (PITCHING); Cabell
singled; Cabell was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); Cedeno flied out to center; Watson singled; Cruz
flied out to left; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 5, Astros 4.

PADRES 8TH: Winfield flied out to center; Kingman struck out;
Tenace struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 5, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: SCANLON REPLACED KINGMAN (PLAYING 3B); TENACE
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); Fuller struck out; Herrmann
flied out to left; Metzger struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Padres 5, Astros 4.

PADRES 9TH: Roberts walked; Champion singled [Roberts to third];
NIEKRO REPLACED METZGER (PITCHING); BOSWELL REPLACED MCLAUGHLIN
(PLAYING 2B); GONZALEZ CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING SS); Niekro
threw a wild pitch [Roberts scored, Champion to third]; Fingers
struck out; Richards made an out to catcher; Almon grounded out
(third to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 6, Astros 4.

ASTROS 9TH: Boswell singled; Gonzalez flied out to center;
Cabell doubled [Boswell scored]; Cabell was picked off second
but was safe on an error by Fingers [Cabell scored (error by
Hendrick)]; Cedeno doubled; Watson singled [Cedeno scored]; 3 R,
4 H, 2 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 6, Astros 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Padres           6  11   5    5
 Astros           7  12   0    8


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