Houston Astros 11, Los Angeles Dodgers 10
Regular Season Game 7
Played on Wednesday, April 12, 1978 (N) at Astrodome

LA  N    2  1  0    0  3  0    4  0  0  -  10 14  0
HOU N    0  0  3    5  2  0    0  0  1  -  11 15  0
Los Angeles Dodgers          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lopes 2b                      4   1   2   1       2   0       0   2
Russell ss                    6   0   1   1       0   0       0   3
Smith rf                      4   2   1   0       1   1       0   0
Cey 3b                        5   1   2   2       0   0       0   4
Garvey 1b                     5   1   2   1       0   0      11   1
Baker lf                      4   1   2   1       0   0       1   1
Monday cf                     4   2   2   2       1   0       5   0
Grote c                       3   1   0   0       2   1       7   1
Sutton p                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hough p                     1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Davalillo ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Garman p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Lacy ph                     1   1   1   2       0   0       0   0
  Castillo p                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       40  10  14  10       6   2      25  12

BATTING - 
2B: Smith (3,off Niekro); Garvey (2,off Niekro); Monday (3,off Pentz); Lopes
(1,off Sambito).
HR: Monday (2,2nd inning off Niekro 0 on 0 out).
SF: Baker (1,off Pentz).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Garvey (1,2nd base off Niekro/Ferguson).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl lf                       4   1   1   0       1   1       4   0
Cabell 3b                     5   1   3   1       0   1       1   1
Cedeno cf                     4   3   3   1       1   0       5   0
Cruz rf                       4   1   1   1       1   1       5   0
Watson 1b                     5   2   2   3       0   1       7   2
Ferguson c                    4   1   1   1       1   2       2   0
Howe 2b                       5   1   3   3       0   0       0   0
  Sexton pr                   0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Metzger ss                    3   0   1   0       1   0       1   4
  Howard ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Niekro p                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Pentz p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Walling ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Alou ph                     1   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
Totals                       39  11  15  11       5   6      27   7

BATTING - 
2B: Cedeno 2 (2,off Sutton,off Garman); Ferguson (1,off Sutton); Watson (2,off
Hough); Howe (3,off Castillo).
HR: Cabell (1,3rd inning off Sutton 0 on 0 out); Howe (1,4th inning off Hough
2 on 2 out).
SH: Niekro (1,off Sutton).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno 2 (4,2nd base off Sutton/Grote,2nd base off Hough/Grote).

PITCHING
Los Angeles Dodgers          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Sutton                        2.1   8   3   3   0   4   1  15
Hough                         1.2   2   5   5   4   0   1  11
Garman                        2     4   2   2   0   0   0   9
Castillo L(0-1)               2.1   1   1   1   1   2   0  10
Totals                        8.1  15  11  11   5   6   2  45

BK: Garman (1).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro                        4     7   6   6   4   0   1  23
Pentz                         2.2   2   3   3   2   0   0  12
Forsch                        0.1   3   1   1   0   1   0   4
Sambito W(1-0)                2     2   0   0   0   1   0   8
Totals                        9    14  10  10   6   2   1  47

Niekro faced 3 batters in the 5th inning

Umpires: HP - Harry Wendelstedt, 1B - Dutch Rennert, 2B - Ed Montague, 3B - Lee Weyer
Time of Game: 2:44   Attendance: 11824


Starting Lineups:

   Los Angeles Dodgers           Houston Astros           
1. Lopes               2b        Puhl                lf
2. Russell             ss        Cabell              3b
3. Smith               rf        Cedeno              cf
4. Cey                 3b        Cruz                rf
5. Garvey              1b        Watson              1b
6. Baker               lf        Ferguson            c
7. Monday              cf        Howe                2b
8. Grote               c         Metzger             ss
9. Sutton              p         Niekro              p

DODGERS 1ST: Lopes walked; Russell flied out to left; Smith
doubled to left [Lopes to third]; Cey singled to center [Lopes
scored, Smith scored, Cey to second (on throw to home)]; Garvey
flied out to center; Baker reached on a fielder's choice [Cey
out at third (third unassisted)]; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers
2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl grounded out (third to first); Cabell singled
to third; Cedeno doubled to left [Cabell to third]; Cruz struck
out; Watson was called out on strikes; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Dodgers 2, Astros 0.

DODGERS 2ND: Monday homered; Grote walked; Sutton popped to
first in foul territory; Lopes flied out to right; Russell flied
out to right; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Ferguson struck out; Howe singled to left; Metzger
singled to center [Howe to second]; Niekro out on a sacrifice
bunt (catcher to first) [Howe to third, Metzger to second]; Puhl
struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Dodgers 3, Astros 0.

DODGERS 3RD: Smith flied out to center; Cey flied out to center;
Garvey singled to left; Garvey stole second; Baker flied out to
right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Cabell homered; Cedeno singled to center; Cedeno
stole second; Cruz grounded out (first unassisted) [Cedeno to
third]; Watson singled to left [Cedeno scored]; Ferguson doubled
to left [Watson scored]; HOUGH REPLACED SUTTON (PITCHING); Howe
flied out to center; Metzger walked; Niekro grounded out (third
to first); 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Dodgers 3, Astros 3.

DODGERS 4TH: Monday grounded out (shortstop to first); Grote
grounded out (shortstop to first); Hough singled to left; Lopes
walked [Hough to second]; Russell grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Dodgers 3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Puhl grounded out (first unassisted); Cabell flied
out to center; Cedeno walked; Cedeno stole second; Cruz walked;
Watson doubled to left [Cedeno scored, Cruz scored]; Ferguson
walked; Howe homered [Watson scored, Ferguson scored]; Metzger
lined to center; 5 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 3, Astros 8.

DODGERS 5TH: Smith walked; Cey singled to center [Smith to
second]; Garvey doubled to left [Smith scored, Cey to third];
PENTZ REPLACED NIEKRO (PITCHING); Baker hit a sacrifice fly to
right [Cey scored, Garvey to third]; Monday doubled to center
[Garvey scored]; Grote flied out to right [Monday to third];
DAVALILLO BATTED FOR HOUGH; Davalillo grounded out (first
unassisted); 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 6, Astros 8.

ASTROS 5TH: GARMAN REPLACED DAVALILLO (PITCHING); Pentz grounded
out (first unassisted); Puhl singled to center; Cabell singled
to right [Puhl to third]; Cedeno doubled to left [Puhl scored,
Cabell out at home (left to shortstop to third to catcher),
Cedeno to third (on throw to home)]; Cruz singled to left
[Cedeno scored]; Garman balked [Cruz to second]; Watson grounded
out (third to first); 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 6, Astros
10.

DODGERS 6TH: Lopes lined to shortstop; Russell flied out to
left; Smith grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Dodgers 6, Astros 10.

ASTROS 6TH: Ferguson grounded out (shortstop to first); Howe
grounded out (shortstop to first); Metzger grounded out (first
to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 6, Astros 10.

DODGERS 7TH: Cey flied out to left; Garvey grounded out (first
to pitcher); Baker singled to right; Monday walked [Baker to
second]; Grote walked [Baker to third, Monday to second]; LACY
BATTED FOR GARMAN; FORSCH REPLACED PENTZ (PITCHING); Lacy
singled to right [Baker scored, Monday scored, Grote to second];
Lopes singled to center [Grote scored, Lacy to second]; Russell
singled to center [Lacy scored, Lopes to second]; Smith struck
out; 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Dodgers 10, Astros 10.

ASTROS 7TH: CASTILLO REPLACED LACY (PITCHING); WALLING BATTED
FOR FORSCH; Walling flied out to left; Puhl walked; Cabell
struck out; Cedeno flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Dodgers 10, Astros 10.

DODGERS 8TH: SAMBITO REPLACED WALLING (PITCHING); Cey grounded
out (first to pitcher); Garvey flied out to center; Baker
singled to left; Monday flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Dodgers 10, Astros 10.

ASTROS 8TH: Cruz flied out to center; Watson grounded out
(second to first); Ferguson struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Dodgers 10, Astros 10.

DODGERS 9TH: Grote struck out; Castillo flied out to center;
Lopes doubled to left; Russell grounded out (third to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 10, Astros 10.

ASTROS 9TH: Howe doubled to left; SEXTON RAN FOR HOWE; HOWARD
BATTED FOR METZGER; Howard grounded out (second to first)
[Sexton to third]; ALOU BATTED FOR SAMBITO; Alou reached on a
fielder's choice [Sexton scored]; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers
10, Astros 11.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Dodgers         10  14   0   10
 Astros          11  15   0    9


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