Houston Astros 7, San Diego Padres 1
Regular Season Game 140
Played on Thursday, September 8, 1977 (N) at Astrodome

SD  N    0  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  0  -   1  7  0
HOU N    0  0  1    0  0  5    1  0  x  -   7  9  0
San Diego Padres             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Richards lf                   4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Ivie 3b                       2   0   0   1       1   1       1   2
Roberts c                     3   0   0   0       1   1       7   1
Hendrick cf                   4   0   2   0       0   0       1   0
Winfield rf                   3   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Tenace 1b                     4   0   1   0       0   0      10   0
Champion 2b                   4   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
Ashford ss                    3   0   1   0       0   0       3   3
Shirley p                     2   1   1   0       0   1       0   1
  Wehrmeister p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Tomlin p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Rettenmund ph               1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sawyer p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       30   1   7   1       3   3      24  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Tomlin-Roberts-Tenace, Sawyer-Ashford-Tenace.

BATTING - 
2B: Shirley (2,off Bannister).
SF: Ivie (4,off Bannister).
GDP: Champion (8,off Bannister).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Richards (42,2nd base off Bannister/Ferguson).
CS: Winfield (7,2nd base by Bannister/Ferguson).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl lf,rf                    4   1   2   0       0   1       2   0
Cabell 3b                     4   1   2   1       0   0       1   3
Cedeno cf                     4   1   2   1       0   1       2   0
Watson 1b                     3   1   1   1       0   0       7   1
Ferguson c                    3   1   0   1       1   1       3   1
Cruz rf                       3   0   0   0       1   1       4   0
  Howard pr,lf                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Howe 2b                       3   1   0   0       1   0       4   2
Metzger ss                    4   1   2   3       0   0       3   6
Bannister p                   3   0   0   0       0   2       1   1
Totals                       31   7   9   7       3   6      27  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Howe-Metzger-Watson.

BATTING - 
2B: Puhl (10,off Shirley); Cedeno (30,off Sawyer); Watson (34,off Sawyer).
3B: Metzger (5,off Tomlin).
HBP: Watson (7,by Wehrmeister).
GDP: Cruz (4,off Tomlin); Metzger (5,off Sawyer).
IBB: Howe (6,by Tomlin).
Team LOB: 4.

PITCHING
San Diego Padres             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Shirley L(9-17)               5     5   3   3   0   6   0  20
Wehrmeister                   0     1   2   2   1   0   0   3
Tomlin                        1     1   1   1   1   0   0   4
Sawyer                        2     2   1   1   1   0   0   8
Totals                        8     9   7   7   3   6   0  35

Shirley faced 2 batters in the 6th inning
Wehrmeister faced 3 batters in the 6th inning
HBP: Wehrmeister (3,Watson).
IBB: Tomlin (11,Howe).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bannister W(6-8)              9     7   1   1   3   3   0  34

WP: Bannister (4).

Umpires: HP - Jerry Dale, 1B - Eric Gregg, 2B - Ed Montague, 3B - John Kibler
Time of Game: 2:08   Attendance: 3697


Starting Lineups:

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

PADRES 1ST: Richards singled; Richards stole second; Bannister
threw a wild pitch [Richards to third]; Ivie walked; Roberts
made an out to second; Hendrick made an out to second; Winfield
walked [Ivie to second]; Tenace flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 3 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl struck out; Cabell grounded out (third to
first); Cedeno struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 0,
Astros 0.

PADRES 2ND: Champion singled; Champion was picked off first
(pitcher to first to shortstop to pitcher); Ashford flied out to
right; Shirley struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); Ferguson
grounded out (first unassisted); Cruz made an out to third; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 0.

PADRES 3RD: Richards flied out to left; Ivie struck out; Roberts
walked; Hendrick singled [Roberts to second]; Winfield grounded
out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Howe grounded out (second to first); Metzger
singled; On a bunt Bannister struck out; Puhl singled [Metzger
to third]; Cabell singled [Metzger scored, Puhl to second];
Cedeno made an out to shortstop; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Padres
0, Astros 1.

PADRES 4TH: Tenace made an out to third; Champion grounded out
(third to first); Ashford flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Watson made an out to shortstop; Ferguson struck
out; Cruz struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 1.

PADRES 5TH: Shirley doubled; Richards grounded out (second to
first) [Shirley to third]; Ivie hit a sacrifice fly to right
[Shirley scored]; Roberts flied out to left; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Padres 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Howe grounded out (shortstop to first); Metzger
grounded out (pitcher to first); Bannister struck out; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 1, Astros 1.

PADRES 6TH: Hendrick singled; Winfield forced Hendrick
(shortstop to second); Winfield was caught stealing second
(catcher to shortstop); Tenace flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Padres 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Puhl doubled; Cabell singled [Puhl to third, Cabell
to second (on throw to home)]; WEHRMEISTER REPLACED SHIRLEY
(PITCHING); Cedeno singled [Puhl scored, Cabell stayed at
second]; Watson was hit by a pitch [Cabell to third, Cedeno to
second]; Ferguson walked [Cabell scored, Cedeno to third, Watson
to second]; TOMLIN REPLACED WEHRMEISTER (PITCHING); Cruz
grounded into a double play (pitcher to catcher to first)
[Watson to third, Ferguson to second, Cedeno out at home]; Howe
was walked intentionally; Metzger tripled [Watson scored,
Ferguson scored, Howe scored]; Bannister grounded out (pitcher
to first); 5 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 1, Astros 6.

PADRES 7TH: Champion grounded out (third to first); Ashford
singled; RETTENMUND BATTED FOR TOMLIN; Rettenmund forced Ashford
(shortstop to second); Richards made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 1, Astros 6.

ASTROS 7TH: SAWYER REPLACED RETTENMUND (PITCHING); Puhl flied
out to left; Cabell grounded out (third to first); Cedeno
doubled; Watson doubled [Cedeno scored]; Ferguson flied out to
center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 1, Astros 7.

PADRES 8TH: Ivie grounded out (third to first); Roberts struck
out; Hendrick grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Padres 1, Astros 7.

ASTROS 8TH: Cruz walked; HOWARD RAN FOR CRUZ; Howe flied out to
right; Metzger grounded into a double play (pitcher to shortstop
to first) [Howard out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres
1, Astros 7.

PADRES 9TH: HOWARD STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); PUHL CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); Winfield flied out to center; Tenace
singled; Champion grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [Tenace out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Padres 1, Astros 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Padres           1   7   0    6
 Astros           7   9   0    4


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