Houston Astros 4, San Diego Padres 3 (10 innings)
Regular Season Game 17
Played on Monday, April 24, 1978 (N) at Astrodome

SD  N    1  0  0    0  0  2    0  0  0    0  -   3 11  0
HOU N    0  0  0    3  0  0    0  0  0    1  -   4  6  0
San Diego Padres             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Richards cf                   3   1   1   0       2   0       2   0
Thomas 2b                     4   0   0   0       1   1       3   6
Turner lf                     5   1   1   0       0   1       1   0
Gamble rf                     3   1   2   2       0   0       1   0
  Spillner p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Champion ph,3b              1   0   1   0       1   0       0   0
Tenace 1b                     4   0   0   0       1   0       8   2
Sweet c                       4   0   1   0       0   1       5   0
  Davis pr,c                  1   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Almon 3b,ss                   5   0   4   1       0   1       0   0
Smith ss                      3   0   0   0       0   0       3   2
  Hendrick ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Fingers p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Freisleben p                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Winfield ph,rf              2   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Totals                       37   3  11   3       5   4      29  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Thomas-Smith-Tenace.

BATTING - 
2B: Turner (3,off Andujar).
SH: Freisleben (1,off Andujar).
GDP: Sweet (1,off Andujar); Tenace (1,off Sambito).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Richards (5,2nd base off Sambito/Herrmann).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl lf                       4   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Walling ph                  1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Cabell 3b                     4   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
Cedeno cf                     4   1   1   0       0   0       4   0
Cruz rf                       3   1   0   0       1   0       2   0
Watson 1b                     4   1   1   3       0   2       8   1
Howe 2b                       4   0   2   0       0   0       2   6
  Gonzalez pr                 0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Herrmann c                    3   0   0   0       0   0       5   0
Metzger ss                    3   0   0   0       1   1       6   5
Andujar p                     1   0   0   0       1   1       0   0
  Howard ph,lf                2   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   4   6   4       3   7      30  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Howe-Metzger-Watson, Metzger-Watson, Metzger-Howe-Watson.

BATTING - 
HR: Watson (2,4th inning off Freisleben 2 on 1 out).
SH: Herrmann (1,off Fingers).
GDP: Herrmann (1,off Spillner).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno (9,2nd base off Freisleben/Sweet).

PITCHING
San Diego Padres             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Freisleben                    5     2   3   3   2   4   1  19
Spillner                      2     1   0   0   0   1   0   6
Fingers L(1-3)                2.2   3   1   1   1   2   0  12
Totals                        9.2   6   4   4   3   7   1  37

WP: Fingers (1).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Andujar                       8     8   3   3   5   2   0  35
Sambito W(2-0)                2     3   0   0   0   2   0   8
Totals                       10    11   3   3   5   4   0  43

BK: Andujar (1).

Umpires: HP - Terry Tata, 1B - Ed Vargo, 2B - Paul Pryor, 3B - Satch Davidson
Time of Game: 2:48   Attendance: 7300


Starting Lineups:

   San Diego Padres              Houston Astros           
1. Richards            cf        Puhl                lf
2. Thomas              2b        Cabell              3b
3. Turner              lf        Cedeno              cf
4. Gamble              rf        Cruz                rf
5. Tenace              1b        Watson              1b
6. Sweet               c         Howe                2b
7. Almon               3b        Herrmann            c
8. Smith               ss        Metzger             ss
9. Freisleben          p         Andujar             p

PADRES 1ST: Richards walked; Andujar balked [Richards to
second]; Thomas flied out to center; Turner grounded out (second
to first) [Richards to third]; Gamble singled [Richards scored];
Tenace forced Gamble (second to shortstop); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Padres 1, Astros 0.

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

PADRES 2ND: Sweet struck out; Almon singled; Smith made an out
to shortstop; Freisleben forced Almon (second to shortstop); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz made an out to shortstop; Watson struck out;
Howe made an out to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 1,
Astros 0.

PADRES 3RD: Richards flied out to center; Thomas flied out to
right; Turner struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 1,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Herrmann grounded out (second to first); Metzger
made an out to shortstop; Andujar walked; Puhl grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 1, Astros 0.

PADRES 4TH: Gamble grounded out (first unassisted); Tenace
walked; Sweet grounded into a double play (second to shortstop
to first) [Tenace out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres
1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Cabell grounded out (second to first); Cedeno
singled; Cedeno stole second; Cruz walked; Watson homered
[Cedeno scored, Cruz scored]; Howe made an out to second;
Herrmann flied out to right; 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 1,
Astros 3.

PADRES 5TH: Almon singled; Smith flied out to left; Freisleben
out on a sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Almon to second];
Richards walked; Thomas grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 1, Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Metzger struck out; Andujar struck out; Puhl struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 1, Astros 3.

PADRES 6TH: Turner doubled; Gamble singled [Turner scored];
Tenace flied out to center; Sweet singled [Gamble to third];
Almon singled [Gamble scored, Sweet to second]; Smith grounded
out (third to first) [Sweet to third, Almon to second]; WINFIELD
BATTED FOR FREISLEBEN; Winfield flied out to center; 2 R, 4 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Padres 3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: WINFIELD STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); SPILLNER
REPLACED GAMBLE (PITCHING); Cabell struck out; Cedeno flied out
to right; Cruz grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Padres 3, Astros 3.

PADRES 7TH: Richards grounded out (shortstop to first); Thomas
walked; Turner lined into a double play (shortstop to first)
[Thomas out at first]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Watson grounded out (first to pitcher); Howe
singled; Herrmann grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [Howe out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Padres 3, Astros 3.

PADRES 8TH: CHAMPION BATTED FOR SPILLNER; Champion walked;
Tenace made an out to catcher; Sweet forced Champion (second to
shortstop); DAVIS RAN FOR SWEET; Almon singled [Davis to
second]; HENDRICK BATTED FOR SMITH; Hendrick forced Davis
(shortstop to third); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: CHAMPION STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); DAVIS STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING C ); FINGERS REPLACED HENDRICK (PITCHING);
ALMON CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING SS); Metzger flied out to left;
HOWARD BATTED FOR ANDUJAR; Howard singled; Fingers threw a wild
pitch [Howard to second]; Puhl struck out; Cabell flied out to
right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 3, Astros 3.

PADRES 9TH: HOWARD STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); SAMBITO REPLACED
PUHL (PITCHING); Winfield flied out to right; Richards singled;
Richards stole second; Thomas struck out; Turner grounded out
(pitcher unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 9TH: Cedeno made an out to second; Cruz grounded out
(second to first); Watson struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Padres 3, Astros 3.

PADRES 10TH: Champion singled; Tenace grounded into a double
play (shortstop to second to first) [Champion out at second];
Davis singled; Almon struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres
3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 10TH: Howe singled; GONZALEZ RAN FOR HOWE; Herrmann out
on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Gonzalez to second];
Metzger walked; Howard grounded out (first to pitcher) [Gonzalez
to third, Metzger to second]; WALLING BATTED FOR SAMBITO;
Walling singled [Gonzalez scored, Metzger to third]; 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Padres 3, Astros 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Padres           3  11   0   10
 Astros           4   6   0    4


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