San Diego Padres 2, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 19
Played on Wednesday, April 26, 1978 (N) at Astrodome

SD  N    0  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   2  6  1
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   1  7  0
San Diego Padres             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Almon 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   2       0   5
Smith ss                      4   0   3   1       0   0       1   3
Turner lf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
  Champion 2b                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Winfield cf,rf                4   0   0   0       0   2       4   0
Gamble rf,lf                  3   0   0   0       0   2       2   0
  Hendrick cf                 0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Tenace 1b                     3   1   1   0       0   2       5   0
Sweet c                       3   0   1   0       0   1       4   0
  Thomas pr,2b,cf,lf          1   0   1   1       0   0       1   0
Baker 2b                      2   1   0   0       1   0       5   1
  Davis c                     0   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
Perry p                       3   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Fingers p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   2   6   2       2  11      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Almon-Baker-Tenace.
E: Almon (3).

BATTING - 
SH: Perry (2,off Richard).
HBP: Gamble (1,by Richard); Tenace (1,by Richard).
IBB: Davis (1,by Richard).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Smith 2 (3,2nd base off Richard/Ferguson 2); Tenace (1,2nd base off Richard/Ferguson).
CS: Smith (1,2nd base by Richard/Ferguson).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl lf                       4   0   3   0       0   0       1   0
Cabell 3b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
Cedeno cf                     3   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Cruz rf                       4   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
Watson 1b                     3   1   1   0       1   1       5   0
Howe 2b                       4   0   1   0       0   0       1   3
Ferguson c                    4   0   1   1       0   1      11   1
  Sexton pr                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Metzger ss                    3   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
  Howard ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Richard p                     3   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Totals                       33   1   7   1       1   4      27   7

BATTING - 
2B: Howe (7,off Perry); Watson (7,off Perry).
SH: Cedeno (1,off Perry).
GDP: Watson (2,off Perry).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cabell (3,2nd base off Perry/Sweet); Puhl (4,2nd base off Perry/Sweet);
Sexton (2,2nd base off Fingers/Davis).

PITCHING
San Diego Padres             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Perry W(2-0)                  8.2   7   1   1   1   4   0  34
Fingers SV(4)                 0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        9     7   1   1   1   4   0  35


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Richard L(1-2)                9     6   2   2   2  11   0  36

HBP: Richard 2 (2,Gamble,Tenace).
IBB: Richard (1,Davis).

Umpires: HP - Paul Pryor, 1B - Satch Davidson, 2B - Terry Tata, 3B - Ed Vargo
Time of Game: 2:37   Attendance: 8769


Starting Lineups:

   San Diego Padres              Houston Astros           
1. Almon               3b        Puhl                lf
2. Smith               ss        Cabell              3b
3. Turner              lf        Cedeno              cf
4. Winfield            cf        Cruz                rf
5. Gamble              rf        Watson              1b
6. Tenace              1b        Howe                2b
7. Sweet               c         Ferguson            c
8. Baker               2b        Metzger             ss
9. Perry               p         Richard             p

PADRES 1ST: Almon struck out; Smith singled; Smith stole second;
Turner struck out; Winfield struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Padres 0, Astros 0.

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

PADRES 2ND: Gamble struck out; Tenace struck out; Sweet flied
out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson walked; Howe flied out to center; Ferguson
made an out to second; Metzger flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 0.

PADRES 3RD: Baker walked; Perry out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher
to second) [Baker to second]; Almon struck out; Smith singled to
left [Baker scored]; Smith stole second; Turner made an out to
third; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Richard made an out to second; Puhl made an out to
shortstop; Cabell grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Padres 1, Astros 0.

PADRES 4TH: Winfield grounded out (second to first); Gamble was
hit by a pitch; Tenace singled [Gamble to second]; Sweet struck
out; Baker grounded out (pitcher unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Padres 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Cedeno grounded out (third to first); Cruz made an
out to second; Watson struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres
1, Astros 0.

PADRES 5TH: Perry struck out; Almon grounded out (third to
first); Smith singled; Smith was caught stealing second (catcher
to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Howe doubled; Ferguson struck out; Metzger flied out
to center [Howe to third]; Richard flied out to center; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 1, Astros 0.

PADRES 6TH: Turner grounded out (second to first); Winfield
grounded out (third to first); Gamble flied out to right; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Puhl singled; Puhl stole second; Cabell reached on
an error by Almon [Puhl stayed at second, Cabell to first];
Cedeno reached on a fielder's choice on a sacrifice bunt [Puhl
to third, Cabell to second]; Cruz forced Puhl (third to catcher)
[Cabell to third, Cedeno to second]; Watson grounded into a
double play (third to second to first) [Cruz out at second];
Jose Cruz called for interference to complete DP; 0 R, 1 H,
1 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 1, Astros 0.

PADRES 7TH: Tenace struck out; Sweet singled; THOMAS RAN FOR
SWEET; Baker made an out to shortstop; Perry grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: DAVIS REPLACED BAKER (PLAYING C ); THOMAS STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING 2B); Howe flied out to right; Ferguson flied out
to left; Metzger flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Padres 1, Astros 0.

PADRES 8TH: Almon flied out to center; Smith flied out to
center; Turner made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Padres 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 8TH: CHAMPION REPLACED TURNER (PLAYING 2B); THOMAS
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); GAMBLE CHANGED POSITIONS
(PLAYING LF); WINFIELD CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); Richard
grounded out (shortstop to first); Puhl singled; Cabell flied
out to right; Cedeno struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres
1, Astros 0.

PADRES 9TH: Winfield struck out; Gamble struck out; Tenace was
hit by a pitch; Tenace stole second; Thomas singled [Tenace
scored, Thomas to second (on throw to home)]; Davis was walked
intentionally; Perry flied out to left; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Padres 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 9TH: HENDRICK REPLACED GAMBLE (PLAYING CF); THOMAS
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); Cruz singled; Watson doubled to
center [Cruz out at home (center to shortstop to catcher)]; Howe
flied out to center [Watson to third]; Ferguson singled [Watson
scored]; FINGERS REPLACED PERRY (PITCHING); SEXTON RAN FOR
FERGUSON; HOWARD BATTED FOR METZGER; Sexton stole second; Howard
flied out to left; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 2, Astros 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Padres           2   6   1    7
 Astros           1   7   0    7


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