Houston Astros 6, Philadelphia Phillies 5
Regular Season Game 128
Played on Thursday, August 25, 1977 (N) at Astrodome

PHI N    4  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   5  9  0
HOU N    0  2  0    2  1  0    1  0  x  -   6 11  0
Philadelphia Phillies        AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Martin cf                     3   1   1   0       1   0       2   0
Bowa ss                       4   1   2   0       0   0       1   5
Schmidt 3b                    4   0   0   1       0   0       1   4
Luzinski lf                   4   2   2   0       0   0       1   0
Hebner 1b                     3   1   1   3       0   0      12   0
Johnstone rf                  4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Boone c                       3   0   1   0       1   0       1   2
Sizemore 2b                   4   0   1   0       0   0       4   5
Kaat p                        2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Brusstar p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McCarver ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Reed p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       32   5   9   4       2   1      24  17

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Sizemore-Bowa-Hebner.

BATTING - 
2B: Martin (14,off Larson); Luzinski (28,off Larson).
3B: Luzinski (3,off Pentz).
HR: Hebner (16,1st inning off Larson 1 on 1 out).
SF: Hebner (2,off Pentz).
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Bowa (25,2nd base off Larson/Ferguson).
CS: Sizemore (11,2nd base by Pentz/Ferguson).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl lf                       3   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Cabell 3b                     4   0   2   0       0   0       1   4
Cedeno cf                     4   0   1   1       0   0       8   0
Cruz rf                       4   0   1   1       0   1       2   0
Watson 1b                     4   2   2   1       0   0       8   0
Ferguson c                    3   2   2   2       1   0       1   1
Howe 2b                       4   0   0   0       0   0       4   3
Sperring ss                   3   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
  Metzger ss                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Larson p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Dixon p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gonzalez ph                 1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Pentz p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Howard ph                   1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  McLaughlin p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   6  11   6       1   1      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Howe-Sperring.
PB: Ferguson (15).

BATTING - 
2B: Watson (30,off Kaat); Ferguson (20,off Kaat); Gonzalez (17,off Kaat); Cedeno
(25,off Reed).
HR: Watson (14,4th inning off Kaat 0 on 0 out); Ferguson (15,4th inning off
Kaat 0 on 0 out).
SH: Puhl (4,off Reed).
GDP: Cedeno (9,off Brusstar).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Cruz (20,2nd base by Brusstar/Boone).

PITCHING
Philadelphia Phillies        IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Kaat                          4     8   5   5   0   0   2  20
Brusstar                      2     1   0   0   1   0   0   6
Reed L(7-5)                   2     2   1   1   0   1   0   8
Totals                        8    11   6   6   1   1   2  34

Kaat faced 2 batters in the 5th inning

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Larson                        0.1   4   4   4   0   0   1   5
Dixon                         1.2   2   0   0   1   0   0   7
Pentz W(4-2)                  5     2   1   1   1   1   0  16
McLaughlin SV(5)              2     1   0   0   0   0   0   7
Totals                        9     9   5   5   2   1   1  35

WP: Larson (7), McLaughlin (3).

Umpires: HP - Jim Quick, 1B - Bill Williams, 2B - Dick Stello, 3B - Bruce Froemming
Time of Game: 1:55   Attendance: 11802


Starting Lineups:

   Philadelphia Phillies         Houston Astros           
1. Martin              cf        Puhl                lf
2. Bowa                ss        Cabell              3b
3. Schmidt             3b        Cedeno              cf
4. Luzinski            lf        Cruz                rf
5. Hebner              1b        Watson              1b
6. Johnstone           rf        Ferguson            c
7. Boone               c         Howe                2b
8. Sizemore            2b        Sperring            ss
9. Kaat                p         Larson              p

PHILLIES 1ST: Martin doubled to left; Bowa singled to center
[Martin to third]; Bowa stole second; Schmidt grounded out
(third to first) [Martin scored, Bowa to third]; Larson threw a
wild pitch [Bowa scored]; Luzinski doubled to right; Hebner
homered [Luzinski scored]; DIXON REPLACED LARSON (PITCHING);
Johnstone singled to center; Boone singled to left [Johnstone to
second]; Sizemore flied out to left; Kaat flied out to center; 4
R, 6 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Phillies 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl grounded out (second to first); Cabell singled
to left; Cedeno flied out to left; Cruz forced Cabell (third to
second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 4, Astros 0.

PHILLIES 2ND: Martin walked; Ferguson allowed a passed ball
[Martin to second]; Bowa flied out to right; Schmidt hit into a
double play (second to shortstop) [Martin out at third]; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson doubled to left; Ferguson doubled to left
[Watson scored]; Howe flied out to right [Ferguson to third];
Sperring grounded out (third to first); GONZALEZ BATTED FOR
DIXON; Gonzalez doubled to right [Ferguson scored]; Puhl
grounded out (second to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies
4, Astros 2.

PHILLIES 3RD: PENTZ REPLACED GONZALEZ (PITCHING); Luzinski
grounded out (third to first); Hebner flied out to center;
Johnstone made an out to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies
4, Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Cabell flied out to center; Cedeno grounded out
(second to first); Cruz grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 4, Astros 2.

PHILLIES 4TH: Boone lined to third; Sizemore singled to center;
Sizemore was caught stealing second (catcher to second); Kaat
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 4, Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Watson homered; Ferguson homered; Howe grounded out
(third to first); Sperring grounded out (catcher to first);
Pentz grounded out (shortstop to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Phillies 4, Astros 4.

PHILLIES 5TH: Martin flied out to center; Bowa grounded out
(second to first); Schmidt flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Phillies 4, Astros 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Puhl singled to right; Cabell singled to center
[Puhl to second]; BRUSSTAR REPLACED KAAT (PITCHING); Cedeno
grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Puhl
to third, Cabell out at second]; Cruz singled to second [Puhl
scored]; Cruz was caught stealing second (catcher to second); 1
R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 4, Astros 5.

PHILLIES 6TH: Luzinski tripled to right; Hebner hit a sacrifice
fly to center [Luzinski scored]; Johnstone made an out to
shortstop; Boone walked; Boone was picked off first (pitcher to
first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 5, Astros 5.

ASTROS 6TH: Watson flied out to right; Ferguson walked; Howe
forced Ferguson (shortstop to second); Sperring forced Howe
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 5, Astros
5.

PHILLIES 7TH: Sizemore grounded out (shortstop to first);
MCCARVER BATTED FOR BRUSSTAR; McCarver made an out to first;
Martin grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Phillies 5, Astros 5.

ASTROS 7TH: REED REPLACED MCCARVER (PITCHING); HOWARD BATTED FOR
PENTZ; Howard singled to left; Puhl out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to first) [Howard to second]; Cabell lined to third;
Cedeno doubled to center [Howard scored]; Cruz struck out; 1 R,
2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 5, Astros 6.

PHILLIES 8TH: MCLAUGHLIN REPLACED HOWARD (PITCHING); Bowa
singled to center; Schmidt forced Bowa (third to second);
McLaughlin threw a wild pitch [Schmidt to second]; Luzinski
flied out to center; Hebner flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Phillies 5, Astros 6.

ASTROS 8TH: Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); Ferguson
grounded out (third to first); Howe flied out to center; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 5, Astros 6.

PHILLIES 9TH: METZGER REPLACED SPERRING (PLAYING SS); Johnstone
flied out to center; Boone grounded out (second to first);
Sizemore flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 5,
Astros 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Phillies         5   9   0    3
 Astros           6  11   0    4


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