Los Angeles Dodgers 5, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 15
Played on Saturday, April 22, 1978 (N) at Dodger Stadium

HOU N    0  1  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  6  0
LA  N    0  0  0    0  3  2    0  0  x  -   5  6  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl cf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
Howard lf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Cabell 3b                     4   0   2   0       0   0       1   4
Cruz rf                       3   1   2   0       1   0       2   0
Watson 1b                     4   0   1   0       0   0      10   0
Ferguson c                    4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Howe 2b                       2   0   0   0       1   0       5   2
Metzger ss                    3   0   1   1       0   0       1   4
Bannister p                   2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Pentz p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Dixon p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bergman ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       31   1   6   1       2   2      24  13

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

BATTING - 
GDP: Cruz (1,off Hooton).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Cabell (1,2nd base by Hooton/Yeager).

Los Angeles Dodgers          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lopes 2b                      4   1   1   0       1   0       1   8
Russell ss                    4   0   1   0       1   0       3   4
Smith rf                      2   1   1   1       1   0       1   0
Cey 3b                        2   1   1   1       2   0       3   1
Garvey 1b                     4   1   1   3       0   0      13   0
Baker lf                      3   0   1   0       1   0       2   0
Monday cf                     3   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Yeager c                      2   1   0   0       2   0       3   1
Hooton p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       26   5   6   5       9   0      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Lopes-Russell-Garvey.

BATTING - 
HR: Garvey (3,5th inning off Bannister 2 on 2 out).
SH: Hooton 2 (3,off Bannister,off Pentz).
SF: Smith (1,off Dixon).
GDP: Russell (4,off Sambito).
Team LOB: 9.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bannister L(0-2)              4.2   4   3   3   6   0   1  24
Pentz                         0.2   0   2   2   3   0   0   5
Dixon                         1.2   1   0   0   0   0   0   6
Sambito                       1     1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        8     6   5   5   9   0   1  38


Los Angeles Dodgers          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hooton W(1-2)                 9     6   1   1   2   2   0  33


Umpires: HP - Paul Pryor, 1B - Satch Davidson, 2B - Terry Tata, 3B - Ed Vargo
Time of Game: 2:16   Attendance: 52346


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Los Angeles Dodgers      
1. Puhl                cf        Lopes               2b
2. Howard              lf        Russell             ss
3. Cabell              3b        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        Yeager              c
9. Bannister           p         Hooton              p

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl flied out to left; Howard grounded out
(shortstop to first); Cabell singled to left; Cabell was caught
stealing second (catcher to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 1ST: Lopes grounded out (third to first); Russell
singled to left; Smith singled to shortstop [Russell to third];
Cey lined to third; Garvey flied out to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz singled to left; Watson singled to center [Cruz
to third]; Ferguson popped to third in foul territory; Howe
walked [Watson to second]; Metzger singled to pitcher [Cruz
scored, Watson to third, Howe to second]; Bannister struck out;
Puhl popped to third; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 2ND: Baker walked; Monday walked [Baker to second];
Yeager forced Monday (third to second) [Baker to third]; Hooton
out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first) [Yeager to second];
Lopes grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 1, Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Howard grounded out (shortstop to first); Cabell
singled to left; Cruz grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [Cabell out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 3RD: Russell flied out to center; Smith grounded out
(shortstop to first); Cey walked; Garvey popped to shortstop; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Watson popped to shortstop; Ferguson struck out;
Howe grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 4TH: Baker flied out to center; Monday grounded out
(first unassisted); Yeager walked; Hooton forced Yeager
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers
0.

ASTROS 5TH: Metzger flied out to left; Bannister grounded out
(second to first); Puhl popped to third in foul territory; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 5TH: Lopes flied to right in foul territory; Russell
grounded out (third to first); Smith walked; Cey walked [Smith
to second]; Garvey homered [Smith scored, Cey scored]; Baker
singled to right; PENTZ REPLACED BANNISTER (PITCHING); Monday
grounded out (second to first); 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1,
Dodgers 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Howard grounded out (second to first); Cabell
grounded out (third to first); Cruz walked; Watson grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 3.

DODGERS 6TH: Yeager walked; Hooton out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [Yeager to second]; Lopes walked; Russell
walked [Yeager to third, Lopes to second]; DIXON REPLACED PENTZ
(PITCHING); Smith hit a sacrifice fly to left [Yeager scored];
Cey singled to left [Lopes scored, Russell to third, Cey to
second (on throw)]; Garvey grounded out (third to first); 2 R, 1
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 5.

ASTROS 7TH: Ferguson popped to catcher in foul territory; Howe
flied out to center; Metzger lined to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 5.

DODGERS 7TH: Baker popped to second; Monday flied out to center;
Yeager flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Dodgers 5.

ASTROS 8TH: BERGMAN BATTED FOR DIXON; Bergman grounded out
(second to first); Puhl grounded out (second to first); Howard
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Dodgers 5.

DODGERS 8TH: SAMBITO REPLACED BERGMAN (PITCHING); Hooton
grounded out (pitcher to first); Lopes singled to right; Russell
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Lopes out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers
5.

ASTROS 9TH: Cabell flied out to right; Cruz singled to left;
Watson forced Cruz (shortstop to second); Ferguson grounded out
(pitcher to second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1,
Dodgers 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           1   6   0    5
 Dodgers          5   6   0    9


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