San Diego Padres 9, Houston Astros 5
Regular Season Game 139
Played on Wednesday, September 7, 1977 (N) at Astrodome

SD  N    0  4  1    1  0  0    0  0  3  -   9 12  1
HOU N    2  0  1    0  1  0    0  1  0  -   5  9  1
San Diego Padres             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Richards 1b                   5   1   1   0       0   1       4   0
  Spillner p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Fingers p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ivie 3b                       5   0   1   1       0   1       2   1
Turner lf                     4   2   1   0       1   0       4   0
Hendrick cf                   5   1   2   1       0   2       3   0
Winfield rf                   4   2   2   1       1   0       1   0
Roberts c                     4   2   3   4       0   1       8   0
Champion 2b                   3   1   1   1       2   0       1   2
Ashford ss                    4   0   1   1       0   2       3   4
Freisleben p                  2   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  Rettenmund ph               0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Griffin p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Scanlon ph                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Tenace ph,1b                0   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Totals                       36   9  12   9       6   9      27   7

FIELDING - 
E: Freisleben (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Winfield (26,off Richard); Roberts (11,off Richard); Hendrick (23,off Richard);
Ivie (27,off Larson).
3B: Champion (5,off Richard).
HR: Hendrick (18,2nd inning off Richard 0 on 0 out); Roberts (1,9th inning
off McLaughlin 2 on 1 out).
SH: Roberts (4,off Larson); Ashford (3,off Forsch).
GDP: Richards (7,off Pentz).
IBB: Winfield (10,by McLaughlin).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Turner (10,2nd base off McLaughlin/Ferguson).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl lf                       3   1   0   0       2   0       1   0
Cabell 3b                     5   1   2   0       0   0       1   3
Cedeno cf                     5   2   3   2       0   0       1   0
Cruz rf                       4   0   2   1       0   0       1   0
Watson 1b                     4   1   1   0       1   2      10   0
Ferguson c                    3   0   0   0       2   2      10   0
Howe ss                       4   0   1   1       0   2       0   1
  Gardner pr                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Fischlin ss                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Gonzalez 2b                   2   0   0   0       1   0       3   3
  Walton ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Metzger 2b                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Richard p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Larson p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Howard ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Pentz p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Boswell ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Herrmann ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McLaughlin p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   5   9   4       6   8      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Gonzalez-Watson.
E: Gonzalez (27).

BATTING - 
3B: Howe (5,off Spillner).
SF: Cruz (9,off Freisleben).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Puhl (6,3rd base off Freisleben/Roberts); Cabell (38,2nd base off Freisleben/Roberts);
Cedeno 2 (51,2nd base off Freisleben/Roberts,Home off Freisleben/Roberts);
Cruz (41,2nd base off Freisleben/Roberts).

PITCHING
San Diego Padres             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Freisleben W(7-7)             5     5   4   3   5   5   0  25
Griffin                       2     0   0   0   0   0   0   6
Spillner                      1     3   1   1   1   2   0   7
Fingers SV(32)                1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                        9     9   5   4   6   8   0  42

Spillner faced 2 batters in the 9th inning
WP: Freisleben (6).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Richard L(14-11)              2     7   5   5   1   2   1  14
Larson                        2     2   1   1   1   3   0   8
Pentz                         2     0   0   0   2   1   0   7
Forsch                        1.1   1   0   0   1   0   0   7
Sambito                       0.2   0   0   0   0   1   0   2
McLaughlin                    1     2   3   3   1   2   1   6
Totals                        9    12   9   9   6   9   2  44

Richard faced 3 batters in the 3rd inning
IBB: McLaughlin (5,Winfield).

Umpires: HP - John Kibler, 1B - Jerry Dale, 2B - Eric Gregg, 3B - Ed Montague
Time of Game: 3:01   Attendance: 5120


Starting Lineups:

   San Diego Padres              Houston Astros           
1. Richards            1b        Puhl                lf
2. Ivie                3b        Cabell              3b
3. Turner              lf        Cedeno              cf
4. Hendrick            cf        Cruz                rf
5. Winfield            rf        Watson              1b
6. Roberts             c         Ferguson            c
7. Champion            2b        Howe                ss
8. Ashford             ss        Gonzalez            2b
9. Freisleben          p         Richard             p

PADRES 1ST: Richards grounded out (third to first); Ivie
grounded out (pitcher to first); Turner grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl walked; Cabell singled [Puhl to second]; Puhl
stole third and Cabell stole second; Cedeno singled [Puhl
scored, Cabell scored, Cedeno to second (on throw to home)];
Cruz grounded out (first unassisted) [Cedeno to third]; Watson
made an out to third; Ferguson walked; Howe struck out; 2 R, 2
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 2.

PADRES 2ND: Hendrick homered; Winfield doubled; Roberts doubled
[Winfield scored]; Champion tripled [Roberts scored]; Ashford
singled [Champion scored]; Freisleben struck out; Richards
forced Ashford (third to second); Ivie struck out; 4 R, 5 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Padres 4, Astros 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Gonzalez grounded out (shortstop to first); Richard
struck out; Puhl flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Padres 4, Astros 2.

PADRES 3RD: Turner walked; Hendrick doubled [Turner to third];
Winfield singled [Turner scored, Hendrick stayed at second];
LARSON REPLACED RICHARD (PITCHING); Roberts out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to first) [Hendrick to third, Winfield to second];
Hendrick was picked off third (catcher unassisted) [Winfield to
third]; Champion walked; Ashford struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Padres 5, Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Cabell grounded out (shortstop to first); Cedeno
singled; Cedeno stole second; Cruz singled [Cedeno to third];
Cedeno stole home and Cruz stole second; Watson struck out;
Ferguson walked; Howe forced Ferguson (second to shortstop); 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 5, Astros 3.

PADRES 4TH: Freisleben struck out; Richards singled; Ivie
doubled [Richards scored]; Turner flied out to center [Ivie to
third]; Hendrick struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 6,
Astros 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Gonzalez walked; HOWARD BATTED FOR LARSON; Howard
flied out to center; Puhl forced Gonzalez (second to shortstop);
Cabell forced Puhl (third to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Padres 6, Astros 3.

PADRES 5TH: PENTZ REPLACED HOWARD (PITCHING); Winfield grounded
out (shortstop to first); Roberts struck out; Champion walked;
Ashford grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Padres 6, Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Cedeno singled; Freisleben threw a wild pitch
[Cedeno to second]; Cedeno was picked off second but was safe on
an error by Freisleben [Cedeno to third]; Cruz hit a sacrifice
fly to center [Cedeno scored (unearned)]; Watson walked;
Ferguson struck out; Howe struck out; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Padres 6, Astros 4.

PADRES 6TH: RETTENMUND BATTED FOR FREISLEBEN; Rettenmund walked;
Richards grounded into a double play (second to first)
[Rettenmund out at second]; Ivie made an out to third; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 6, Astros 4.

ASTROS 6TH: GRIFFIN REPLACED RETTENMUND (PITCHING); Gonzalez
grounded out (shortstop to first); BOSWELL BATTED FOR PENTZ;
Boswell flied out to left; Puhl flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Padres 6, Astros 4.

PADRES 7TH: FORSCH REPLACED BOSWELL (PITCHING); Turner grounded
out (second to first); Hendrick flied out to left; Winfield
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres
6, Astros 4.

ASTROS 7TH: Cabell flied out to left; Cedeno made an out to
shortstop; Cruz flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Padres 6, Astros 4.

PADRES 8TH: Roberts singled; Champion reached on an error by
Gonzalez [Roberts to second, Champion to first]; Ashford out on
a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Roberts to third, Champion
to second]; SCANLON BATTED FOR GRIFFIN; TENACE BATTED FOR
SCANLON; Tenace walked; SAMBITO REPLACED FORSCH (PITCHING);
Richards struck out; Ivie grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1
H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Padres 6, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: TENACE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); SPILLNER
REPLACED RICHARDS (PITCHING); Watson singled; Ferguson struck
out; Howe tripled [Watson scored]; GARDNER RAN FOR HOWE; WALTON
BATTED FOR GONZALEZ; Walton struck out; HERRMANN BATTED FOR
SAMBITO; Herrmann grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Padres 6, Astros 5.

PADRES 9TH: FISCHLIN REPLACED GARDNER (PLAYING SS); METZGER
REPLACED WALTON (PLAYING 2B); MCLAUGHLIN REPLACED HERRMANN
(PITCHING); Turner singled; Turner stole second; Hendrick struck
out; Winfield was walked intentionally; Roberts homered [Turner
scored, Winfield scored]; Champion flied out to right; Ashford
struck out; 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 9, Astros 5.

ASTROS 9TH: Puhl walked; Cabell singled [Puhl to second];
FINGERS REPLACED SPILLNER (PITCHING); Cedeno flied out to left;
Cruz singled [Puhl to third, Cabell to second]; Watson struck
out; Ferguson forced Cabell (third unassisted); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3
LOB.  Padres 9, Astros 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Padres           9  12   1    8
 Astros           5   9   1   10


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