Houston Astros 8, Los Angeles Dodgers 6
Regular Season Game 14
Played on Friday, April 21, 1978 (N) at Dodger Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  4  0    1  3  0  -   8 10  1
LA  N    1  3  0    0  0  0    2  0  0  -   6 11  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl lf,cf                    4   0   1   0       1   0       3   0
Cabell 3b                     5   0   1   0       0   0       2   1
Cedeno cf                     3   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bergman ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Pentz p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Forsch p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Cruz rf                       4   2   2   0       1   1       0   0
Watson 1b                     3   2   1   1       1   0      11   1
Ferguson c                    3   1   1   3       1   0       6   0
Howe 2b                       4   2   1   0       0   0       2   5
Metzger ss                    3   1   1   1       0   0       2   3
Richard p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   4
  Walling ph                  1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Dixon p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Howard ph,lf                2   0   1   1       0   0       1   0
Totals                       35   8  10   7       4   2      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Metzger-Howe-Watson, Metzger-Watson.
  TP: 1. Watson-Metzger.
E: Howe (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Watson (6,off Rhoden); Cabell (2,off Castillo).
HR: Ferguson (4,8th inning off Castillo 2 on 0 out).
SH: Metzger (1,off Rhoden).
GDP: Cabell (2,off Rhoden).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cruz (2,2nd base off Castillo/Grote).

Los Angeles Dodgers          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lopes 2b                      4   2   2   2       0   2       5   1
Martinez ss                   2   0   0   0       1   2       1   3
  Mota ph                     0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Russell pr,ss               1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Smith rf                      4   0   1   0       1   1       1   0
Cey 3b                        3   0   2   2       1   0       1   5
Garvey 1b                     4   0   2   1       0   0      11   1
Baker lf                      4   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
  Castillo p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Monday cf                     4   1   1   1       0   0       2   0
Grote c                       3   0   1   0       1   0       2   2
Rhoden p                      0   1   0   0       1   0       1   2
  Garman p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Davalillo ph,lf             2   1   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       31   6  11   6       6   6      27  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Cey-Lopes-Garvey.
E: Lopes (3).

BATTING - 
HR: Monday (7,2nd inning off Richard 0 on 1 out); Lopes (2,2nd inning off Richard
1 on 2 out).
SH: Rhoden (1,off Richard); Lopes (1,off Pentz).
SF: Cey (1,off Forsch).
GDP: Garvey (2,off Dixon); Monday (1,off Dixon).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Martinez (1,3rd base by Richard/Ferguson).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Richard                       4     5   4   4   4   5   2  20
Dixon                         2     2   0   0   0   0   0   6
Pentz                         0.1   0   2   0   2   0   0   4
Forsch W(1-0)                 2.2   4   0   0   0   1   0  10
Totals                        9    11   6   4   6   6   2  40


Los Angeles Dodgers          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Rhoden                        6.1   7   5   4   1   1   0  27
Garman                        0.2   1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Castillo L(0-2)               2     2   3   3   3   1   1  10
Totals                        9    10   8   7   4   2   1  40


Umpires: HP - Ed Vargo, 1B - Paul Pryor, 2B - Satch Davidson, 3B - Terry Tata
Time of Game: 2:59   Attendance: 44867


Starting Lineups:

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

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

DODGERS 1ST: Lopes singled to left; Martinez walked [Lopes to
second]; Smith struck out; Cey singled to left [Lopes scored,
Martinez to second]; Martinez was picked off and caught stealing
third (pitcher to second to third) [Cey to second]; Garvey
grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Dodgers 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz struck out; Watson grounded out (pitcher to
first); Ferguson flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Dodgers 1.

DODGERS 2ND: Baker grounded out (pitcher to second to first);
Monday homered; Grote grounded out (pitcher to first); Rhoden
walked; Lopes homered [Rhoden scored]; Martinez struck out; 3 R,
2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 4.

ASTROS 3RD: Howe grounded out (shortstop to first); Metzger
lined to shortstop; Richard popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 4.

DODGERS 3RD: Smith popped to third in foul territory; Cey
walked; Garvey singled to left [Cey to third]; Baker struck out;
Monday grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 0, Dodgers 4.

ASTROS 4TH: Puhl grounded out (first to pitcher); Cabell
grounded out (third to first); Cedeno lined to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 4.

DODGERS 4TH: Grote walked; Rhoden out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to first) [Grote to second]; Lopes was called out on
strikes; Martinez struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Dodgers 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Cruz singled to center; Watson doubled to right
[Cruz scored]; Ferguson walked; Howe forced Ferguson (shortstop
to second) [Watson to third]; Metzger singled to right [Watson
scored, Howe to second]; WALLING BATTED FOR RICHARD; Walling
singled to right [Howe scored, Metzger to third]; Puhl reached
on an error by Lopes [Metzger scored (unearned) (no RBI),
Walling to second, Puhl to first]; Cabell grounded into a double
play (third to second to first) [Puhl out at second]; 4 R (3
ER), 4 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Dodgers 4.

DODGERS 5TH: DIXON REPLACED WALLING (PITCHING); Smith flied out
to left; Cey singled to left; Garvey grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Cey out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Dodgers 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Cedeno popped to third in foul territory; Cruz
singled to left; Watson flied out to right; Ferguson popped to
first in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4,
Dodgers 4.

DODGERS 6TH: Baker singled to second; Monday grounded into a
double play (shortstop to first) [Baker out at second]; Grote
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
4, Dodgers 4.

ASTROS 7TH: Howe singled to left; Metzger out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to second) [Howe to second]; HOWARD BATTED FOR
DIXON; Howard singled to right [Howe scored]; GARMAN REPLACED
RHODEN (PITCHING); Puhl singled to third [Howard to second];
Cabell forced Puhl (third to second) [Howard to third]; BERGMAN
BATTED FOR CEDENO; Bergman flied out to left; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 5, Dodgers 4.

DODGERS 7TH: HOWARD STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); PUHL CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); PENTZ REPLACED BERGMAN (PITCHING);
DAVALILLO BATTED FOR GARMAN; Davalillo reached on an error by
Howe [Davalillo to first]; Lopes out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [Davalillo to second]; MOTA BATTED FOR
MARTINEZ; Mota walked; RUSSELL RAN FOR MOTA; Smith walked
[Davalillo to third, Russell to second]; FORSCH REPLACED PENTZ
(PITCHING); Cey hit a sacrifice fly to center [Davalillo scored
(unearned), Russell to third]; Garvey singled to right [Russell
scored (unearned), Smith to second]; Baker flied out to left; 2
R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Dodgers 6.

ASTROS 8TH: DAVALILLO STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); RUSSELL
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); CASTILLO REPLACED BAKER (PITCHING);
Cruz walked; Cruz stole second; Watson walked; Ferguson homered
[Cruz scored, Watson scored]; Howe flied out to center; Metzger
grounded out (catcher to first); Howard flied out to left; 3 R,
1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 8, Dodgers 6.

DODGERS 8TH: Monday grounded out (second to first); Grote
singled to left; Davalillo flied out to center; Lopes struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 8, Dodgers 6.

ASTROS 9TH: Puhl walked; Puhl was picked off first (catcher to
first); Cabell doubled to right; Forsch was called out on
strikes; Cruz grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 8, Dodgers 6.

DODGERS 9TH: Russell singled to left; Smith singled to right
[Russell to second]; Cey hit into a triple play (first to first
to shortstop) [Russell out at third, Smith out at second]; 0 R,
2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 8, Dodgers 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           8  10   1    5
 Dodgers          6  11   1    7


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