San Diego Padres 8, Houston Astros 7 (12 innings)
Regular Season Game 81
Played on Tuesday, July 5, 1977 (N) at San Diego Stadium

HOU N    0  1  1    3  0  0    0  1  0    1  0  0  -   7  9  2
SD  N    2  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  3    1  0  1  -   8 13  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gonzalez 2b                   4   1   2   0       2   1       6   5
Cabell 3b                     5   1   2   1       1   0       0   6
Cedeno cf                     2   0   0   1       1   1       0   0
  Howard cf                   2   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Cruz rf                       5   0   0   0       1   2       1   0
Ferguson c                    3   1   0   1       2   3       7   0
Cacek 1b                      6   0   0   0       0   1      16   1
Fuller lf                     6   1   1   1       0   3       2   0
Metzger ss                    2   2   1   0       2   0       1   7
Larson p                      3   1   2   1       1   0       0   1
  McLaughlin p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sperring ph                 1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Niekro p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       39   7   9   6      10  11      34  20

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Metzger-Gonzalez-Cacek, Gonzalez-Cacek.
E: Cruz (7), Metzger (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Fuller (5,off D'Acquisto).
3B: Metzger (4,off Spillner).
SH: Metzger (4,off Tomlin).
SF: Cedeno (5,off Freisleben); Ferguson (2,off Freisleben).
GDP: Larson (1,off Wehrmeister); Cacek (2,off Spillner); Gonzalez (3,off Fingers).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cabell (26,2nd base off Freisleben/Tenace); Cruz (25,2nd base off Freisleben/Tenace).

San Diego Padres             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hendrick cf                   5   0   1   1       1   1       4   1
Ashford 3b                    7   1   2   2       0   2       1   2
Ivie 1b                       4   2   1   0       2   0       8   1
Winfield rf                   6   3   3   2       0   0       2   0
Kingman lf                    5   0   2   2       1   1       2   0
Tenace c                      3   0   0   0       2   1      10   0
  Fingers p                   1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Almon ss                      5   0   2   1       1   2       3   5
Champion 2b                   2   0   1   0       0   0       1   1
  Richards ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Spillner p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Turner ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Tomlin p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Davis c                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Rettenmund ph               1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Roberts c                   0   1   0   0       1   0       1   0
D'Acquisto p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Freisleben p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Scanlon ph                  0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Wehrmeister p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sutherland 2b               2   0   0   0       0   0       3   2
Totals                       43   8  13   8       9   7      36  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 4. Ashford-Champion-Ivie, Hendrick-Ivie, Almon-Sutherland-Ivie, Almon-Sutherland-Ivie.
E: Ashford (2), Tenace (12).
PB: Tenace (8).

BATTING - 
2B: Kingman 2 (11,off Larson,off McLaughlin); Hendrick (10,off Niekro).
HR: Winfield (18,1st inning off Larson 1 on 2 out); Ashford (1,9th inning off
McLaughlin 0 on 2 out).
SH: D'Acquisto (2,off Larson); Sutherland 2 (2,off Niekro 2).
HBP: Hendrick (2,by Larson).
GDP: Winfield (6,off Larson); Richards (5,off Larson).
IBB: Tenace (5,by McLaughlin); Hendrick (4,by Niekro).
Team LOB: 14.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Larson                        7.1   6   3   3   5   3   1  32
McLaughlin                    1.2   4   3   3   2   2   1  11
Niekro L(3-3)                 2.1   3   2   2   2   2   0  13
Totals                       11.1  13   8   8   9   7   2  56

HBP: Larson (2,Hendrick).
IBB: McLaughlin (3,Tenace); Niekro (2,Hendrick).

San Diego Padres             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
D'Acquisto                    3     5   5   4   6   7   0  20
Freisleben                    1     0   0   0   1   0   0   4
Wehrmeister                   2     0   0   0   2   1   0   6
Spillner                      2     3   1   1   1   1   0   9
Tomlin                        1.1   1   1   0   0   1   0   6
Fingers W(5-4)                2.2   0   0   0   0   1   0   7
Totals                       12     9   7   5  10  11   0  52

D'Acquisto faced 3 batters in the 4th inning

Umpires: HP - Doug Harvey, 1B - Paul Pryor, 2B - Andy Olsen, 3B - Jerry Crawford
Time of Game: 3:28   Attendance: 7019


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                San Diego Padres         
1. Gonzalez            2b        Hendrick            cf
2. Cabell              3b        Ashford             3b
3. Cedeno              cf        Ivie                1b
4. Cruz                rf        Winfield            rf
5. Ferguson            c         Kingman             lf
6. Cacek               1b        Tenace              c
7. Fuller              lf        Almon               ss
8. Metzger             ss        Champion            2b
9. Larson              p         D'Acquisto          p

ASTROS 1ST: Gonzalez struck out; Cabell singled to center;
Cedeno walked [Cabell to second]; Tenace allowed a passed ball
[Cabell to third, Cedeno to second]; Cruz struck out; Ferguson
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Padres 0.

PADRES 1ST: Hendrick grounded out (second to first); Ashford
grounded out (shortstop to first); Ivie walked; Winfield homered
[Ivie scored]; Kingman grounded out (third to first); 2 R, 1 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Padres 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Cacek flied out to right; Fuller struck out; Metzger
walked; Larson walked [Metzger to second]; Gonzalez walked
[Metzger to third, Larson to second]; Cabell walked [Metzger
scored, Larson to third, Gonzalez to second]; Cedeno struck out;
1 R, 0 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 1, Padres 2.

PADRES 2ND: Tenace struck out; Almon singled to center; Champion
singled to right [Almon to second]; D'Acquisto out on a
sacrifice bunt (third to second) [Almon to third, Champion to
second]; Hendrick was hit by a pitch; Ashford forced Hendrick
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 1, Padres 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Cruz struck out; Ferguson walked; Cacek struck out;
Fuller doubled to left [Ferguson scored]; Metzger flied out to
left; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Padres 2.

PADRES 3RD: Ivie grounded out (shortstop to first); Winfield
grounded out (third to first); Kingman doubled to left; Tenace
flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Padres 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Larson singled to center; Gonzalez singled to left
[Larson to second]; Cabell singled to pitcher [Larson to third,
Gonzalez to second]; John D'Acquisto hit on mouth by batted
ball; left with broken tooth and split lower lip; FREISLEBEN
REPLACED D'ACQUISTO (PITCHING); Cedeno hit a sacrifice fly to
center [Larson scored, Gonzalez to third]; Cabell stole second
[Cabell to third (error by Tenace), Gonzalez scored]; Cruz
walked; Cruz stole second; Ferguson hit a sacrifice fly to
center [Cabell scored (unearned)]; Cacek lined to shortstop; 3 R
(2 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Padres 2.

PADRES 4TH: Almon struck out; Champion grounded out (second to
first); SCANLON BATTED FOR FREISLEBEN; Scanlon walked; Hendrick
flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Padres 2.

ASTROS 5TH: WEHRMEISTER REPLACED SCANLON (PITCHING); Fuller was
called out on strikes; Metzger walked; Larson grounded into a
double play (third to second to first) [Metzger out at second];
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Padres 2.

PADRES 5TH: Ashford struck out; Ivie singled to right; Winfield
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Ivie
out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Padres 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Gonzalez walked; Cabell hit into a double play
(center to first) [Gonzalez out at second]; Cedeno made an out
to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Padres 2.

PADRES 6TH: HOWARD REPLACED CEDENO (PLAYING CF); Kingman flied
out to left; Tenace walked; Almon walked [Tenace to second];
RICHARDS BATTED FOR CHAMPION; Richards grounded into a double
play (second to first) [Almon out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 5, Padres 2.

ASTROS 7TH: SPILLNER REPLACED RICHARDS (PITCHING); SUTHERLAND
REPLACED WEHRMEISTER (PLAYING 2B); Cruz flied out to center;
Ferguson walked; Cacek grounded into a double play (shortstop to
second to first) [Ferguson out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 5, Padres 2.

PADRES 7TH: Sutherland grounded out (pitcher to first); Hendrick
flied out to center; Ashford grounded out (third to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Padres 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Fuller struck out; Metzger tripled to right; Larson
singled to right [Metzger scored]; Gonzalez singled to center
[Larson to second]; Cabell flied out to right [Larson to third];
Howard flied out to left; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 6,
Padres 2.

PADRES 8TH: Ivie grounded out (shortstop to first); Winfield
singled to right [Winfield to third (error by Cruz)]; Kingman
walked; MCLAUGHLIN REPLACED LARSON (PITCHING); Tenace made an
out to shortstop; Almon singled to right [Winfield scored,
Kingman to second]; TURNER BATTED FOR SPILLNER; Turner grounded
out (second to first); 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 6, Padres 3.

ASTROS 9TH: TOMLIN REPLACED TURNER (PITCHING); Cruz grounded out
(shortstop to first); Ferguson struck out; Cacek grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Padres 3.

PADRES 9TH: Sutherland grounded out (shortstop to first);
Hendrick was called out on strikes; Ashford homered; Ivie
walked; Winfield singled to left [Ivie to second]; Kingman
doubled to center [Ivie scored, Winfield scored]; Tenace was
walked intentionally; Almon struck out; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 6, Padres 6.

ASTROS 10TH: Fuller reached on an error by Ashford [Fuller to
second]; Metzger out on a sacrifice bunt (third to second)
[Fuller to third]; SPERRING BATTED FOR MCLAUGHLIN; Sperring
singled to center [Fuller scored (unearned)]; FINGERS REPLACED
TENACE (PITCHING); DAVIS REPLACED TOMLIN (PLAYING C ); Gonzalez
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Sperring out at second]; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
7, Padres 6.

PADRES 10TH: NIEKRO REPLACED SPERRING (PITCHING); RETTENMUND
BATTED FOR DAVIS; Rettenmund singled; Sutherland out on a
sacrifice bunt (third to second) [Rettenmund to second];
Hendrick doubled to left [Rettenmund scored]; Ashford was called
out on strikes; Ivie popped to first in foul territory; 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 7, Padres 7.

ASTROS 11TH: ROBERTS REPLACED RETTENMUND (PLAYING C ); Cabell
grounded out (shortstop to first); Howard made an out to
shortstop; Cruz grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 7, Padres 7.

PADRES 11TH: Winfield reached on an error by Metzger [Winfield
to second]; Kingman struck out; Fingers grounded out (shortstop
to first) [Winfield to third]; Almon grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 7, Padres 7.

ASTROS 12TH: Ferguson was called out on strikes; Cacek made an
out to shortstop; Fuller lined to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 7, Padres 7.

PADRES 12TH: Roberts walked; Sutherland out on a sacrifice bunt
(first to second) [Roberts to second]; Hendrick was walked
intentionally; Ashford singled to center [Roberts scored,
Hendrick to second]; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 7, Padres 8.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           7   9   2    9
 Padres           8  13   2   14


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