San Diego Padres 5, Houston Astros 4
Regular Season Game 117
Played on Friday, August 12, 1977 (N) at San Diego Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  1    0  0  2  -   4 10  2
SD  N    0  0  1    2  1  0    0  0  1  -   5 11  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl lf                       3   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Howard ph,lf                2   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
Cabell 3b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       3   1
Cedeno cf                     4   1   2   1       0   1       3   1
Watson 1b                     4   1   1   0       0   1      11   0
Cruz rf                       4   0   2   1       0   0       2   1
Ferguson c                    4   1   1   0       0   2       4   0
Howe 2b                       3   1   1   1       1   0       1   3
Metzger ss                    2   0   1   0       1   0       1   5
  Herrmann ph                 1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Gonzalez pr,ss              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Dixon p                       1   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  McLaughlin p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Boswell ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Pentz p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gardner ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   4  10   4       2   8      25  13

FIELDING - 
E: Dixon 2 (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Cruz (25,off Wehrmeister); Howe (17,off Fingers); Herrmann (5,off Fingers).
HR: Cedeno (9,6th inning off Wehrmeister 0 on 1 out).
SH: Dixon (2,off Wehrmeister).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Cruz (15,2nd base by Wehrmeister/Tenace).

San Diego Padres             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Richards 1b                   5   1   1   1       0   0       8   1
Almon ss                      4   1   2   0       1   0       0   4
Turner lf                     5   0   2   0       0   1       1   1
Winfield rf                   3   1   1   1       2   0       3   1
Hendrick cf                   5   1   3   1       0   0       3   0
Tenace c                      2   0   1   0       2   0       8   2
Champion 2b                   3   0   0   0       0   1       2   2
  Kingman ph                  1   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
Ashford 3b                    4   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Wehrmeister p                 2   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Shirley p                   1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Fingers p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   5  11   4       5   3      27  13

BATTING - 
SH: Wehrmeister (2,off Dixon); Champion (9,off Dixon).
HBP: Tenace (9,by Dixon).
Team LOB: 13.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dixon                         4    10   4   3   2   2   0  25
McLaughlin                    2     0   0   0   0   0   0   6
Pentz                         2     0   0   0   1   0   0   7
Forsch L(4-8)                 0.1   1   1   1   2   1   0   5
Totals                        8.1  11   5   4   5   3   0  43

Dixon faced 3 batters in the 5th inning
WP: Dixon (1).
HBP: Dixon (1,Tenace).

San Diego Padres             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wehrmeister                   6.1   7   2   2   2   2   1  26
Shirley                       2     1   1   1   0   4   0   7
Fingers W(8-4)                0.2   2   1   1   0   2   0   4
Totals                        9    10   4   4   2   8   1  37


Umpires: HP - Art Williams, 1B - Paul Runge, 2B - Lee Weyer, 3B - John McSherry
Ejections: SD  Manager Al Dark by Paul Runge [Call at 1B]
Time of Game: 2:42   Attendance: 13697


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                San Diego Padres         
1. Puhl                lf        Richards            1b
2. Cabell              3b        Almon               ss
3. Cedeno              cf        Turner              lf
4. Watson              1b        Winfield            rf
5. Cruz                rf        Hendrick            cf
6. Ferguson            c         Tenace              c
7. Howe                2b        Champion            2b
8. Metzger             ss        Ashford             3b
9. Dixon               p         Wehrmeister         p

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl flied out to left; Cabell grounded out
(shortstop to first); Cedeno singled to pitcher; Watson flied
out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Padres 0.

PADRES 1ST: Richards grounded out (first unassisted); Almon
walked; Dixon threw a wild pitch [Almon to second]; Turner
popped to third in foul territory; Winfield walked; Hendrick
flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Padres 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz grounded out (shortstop to first); Ferguson
flied out to center; Howe grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Padres 0.

PADRES 2ND: Tenace was hit by a pitch; Champion was called out
on strikes; Ashford forced Tenace (right to shortstop); Ashford
was picked off first but was safe on an error by Dixon [Ashford
to third]; Wehrmeister was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 0, Padres 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Metzger grounded out (second to first); Dixon flied
out to center; Puhl singled to right; Cabell grounded out
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Padres 0.

PADRES 3RD: Richards grounded out (shortstop to first);
Padres Manager Al Dark ejected by 1B umpire Paul Runge;
Almon singled to center; Turner singled to right [Almon to
second]; Winfield flied out to right; Hendrick singled to center
[Almon scored, Turner to third]; Tenace flied out to center; 1
R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Padres 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Cedeno flied out to right; Watson singled to
shortstop; Cruz doubled to right [Watson scored, Cruz out at
third (right to second to first to left to first)]; Ferguson
struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Padres 1.

PADRES 4TH: Champion grounded out (pitcher to first); Ashford
singled to left; Wehrmeister out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to
second) [Ashford to second]; Richards singled to right [Ashford
scored]; Almon singled to center [Richards to second]; Turner
singled to third [Richards to third, Almon to second]; Winfield
singled to center [Richards scored, Almon to third, Turner out
at third (center to third)]; 2 R, 5 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1,
Padres 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Howe flied out to center; Metzger singled to center;
Dixon out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to second) [Metzger to
second]; Puhl grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 1, Padres 3.

PADRES 5TH: Hendrick singled to left; Tenace singled to third
[Hendrick to second]; Champion reached on an error by Dixon on a
sacrifice bunt [Hendrick scored (unearned) (no RBI), Tenace to
third, Champion to second]; MCLAUGHLIN REPLACED DIXON
(PITCHING); Ashford grounded out (shortstop to first);
Wehrmeister reached on a fielder's choice [Tenace out at home
(shortstop to catcher), Champion to third]; Richards grounded
out (second to first); 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1,
Padres 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Cabell grounded out (pitcher to first); Cedeno
homered; Watson flied out to right; Cruz singled to center; Cruz
was caught stealing second (catcher to second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 2, Padres 4.

PADRES 6TH: Almon grounded out (shortstop to first); Turner
popped to third in foul territory; Winfield grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Padres 4.

ASTROS 7TH: Ferguson struck out; Howe walked; Metzger walked
[Howe to second]; BOSWELL BATTED FOR MCLAUGHLIN; SHIRLEY
REPLACED WEHRMEISTER (PITCHING); Boswell was called out on
strikes; HOWARD BATTED FOR PUHL; Howard struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Padres 4.

PADRES 7TH: HOWARD STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); PENTZ REPLACED
BOSWELL (PITCHING); Hendrick flied out to center; Tenace walked;
Champion grounded out (first unassisted) [Tenace to second];
Ashford grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Astros 2, Padres 4.

ASTROS 8TH: Cabell lined to pitcher; Cedeno struck out; Watson
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Padres 4.

PADRES 8TH: Shirley grounded out (third to first); Richards
flied out to center; Almon grounded out (second to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Padres 4.

ASTROS 9TH: Cruz lined to third; Ferguson singled to third;
FINGERS REPLACED SHIRLEY (PITCHING); Howe doubled to center
[Ferguson scored]; HERRMANN BATTED FOR METZGER; Herrmann doubled
to center [Howe scored]; GONZALEZ RAN FOR HERRMANN; GARDNER
BATTED FOR PENTZ; Gardner was called out on strikes; Howard was
called out on strikes; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Padres 4.

PADRES 9TH: FORSCH REPLACED GARDNER (PITCHING); GONZALEZ STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING SS); Turner struck out; Winfield walked;
Hendrick singled to center [Winfield to third, Hendrick to
second (on throw to 3b)]; Tenace walked; KINGMAN BATTED FOR
CHAMPION; Kingman reached on a fielder's choice [Winfield
scored, Hendrick to third, Tenace to second]; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3
LOB.  Astros 4, Padres 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           4  10   2    6
 Padres           5  11   0   13


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