San Francisco Giants 2, Houston Astros 0
Regular Season Game 38
Played on Wednesday, May 24, 1978 (D) at Candlestick Park

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  5  1
SF  N    0  0  0    0  0  2    0  0  x  -   2  4  3
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl lf                       4   0   3   0       0   1       1   0
Cabell 3b                     4   0   0   0       0   2       1   1
Cedeno cf                     4   0   0   0       0   2       4   0
Cruz rf                       4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Watson 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   2       6   0
Howe 2b                       3   0   1   0       0   2       1   2
Herrmann c                    2   0   0   0       0   0       8   0
  Alou ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Zamora p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Metzger ss                    3   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Bannister p                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Walling ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ferguson ph,c               1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Totals                       32   0   5   0       0  11      24   4

FIELDING - 
E: Cabell (6).

BATTING - 
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Puhl (8,2nd base off Montefusco/Sadek).

San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Madlock 2b                    3   0   1   0       1   1       0   3
Evans 3b                      3   0   0   0       1   0       2   1
Clark rf                      4   0   1   0       0   2       1   0
McCovey 1b                    3   0   0   0       1   0       9   0
Ivie lf                       3   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  Lavelle p                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Herndon cf                    4   1   0   0       0   0       4   0
Sadek c                       4   0   1   0       0   0      11   1
LeMaster ss                   2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Whitfield ph,lf             0   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
Montefusco p                  1   0   0   0       1   1       0   1
  Harris ph,ss                1   0   1   2       0   0       0   2
Totals                       29   2   4   2       5   8      27   9

FIELDING - 
E: Ivie (2), Sadek 2 (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Clark (13,off Bannister).
IBB: Whitfield (2,by Forsch).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Madlock 2 (5,2nd base off Bannister/Herrmann 2).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bannister                     5     3   0   0   4   6   0  22
Forsch L(1-2)                 2     1   2   0   1   1   0   9
Zamora                        1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        8     4   2   0   5   8   0  34

WP: Forsch (1).
IBB: Forsch (3,Whitfield).

San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Montefusco W(4-2)             6     3   0   0   0   7   0  21
Lavelle SV(7)                 3     2   0   0   0   4   0  11
Totals                        9     5   0   0   0  11   0  32


Umpires: HP - Dutch Rennert, 1B - Ed Montague, 2B - Lee Weyer, 3B - Harry Wendelstedt
Time of Game: 2:09   Attendance: 6158


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                San Francisco Giants     
1. Puhl                lf        Madlock             2b
2. Cabell              3b        Evans               3b
3. Cedeno              cf        Clark               rf
4. Cruz                rf        McCovey             1b
5. Watson              1b        Ivie                lf
6. Howe                2b        Herndon             cf
7. Herrmann            c         Sadek               c
8. Metzger             ss        LeMaster            ss
9. Bannister           p         Montefusco          p

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl struck out; Cabell flied out to right; Cedeno
flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 0.

GIANTS 1ST: Madlock walked; Madlock stole second; Evans made an
out to shortstop; Clark struck out; McCovey grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz reached on an error by Ivie [Cruz to second];
Watson struck out; Cruz was picked off second (pitcher to
third); Howe singled to right; Herrmann grounded out (catcher to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 0.

GIANTS 2ND: Ivie flied out to right; Herndon popped to catcher
in foul territory; Sadek singled; LeMaster struck out; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Metzger flied out to center; Bannister grounded out
(second to first); Sadek dropped a foul fly hit by Puhl for an
error; On a bunt Puhl singled; Cabell grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 0.

GIANTS 3RD: Montefusco walked; Madlock struck out; Evans made an
out to third; Clark doubled to left [Montefusco to third];
McCovey walked; Ivie struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros
0, Giants 0.

ASTROS 4TH: On a bunt Cedeno grounded out (third to first); Cruz
was called out on strikes; Watson struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 0.

GIANTS 4TH: Herndon popped to first in foul territory; Sadek
flied out to center; LeMaster made an out to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Howe struck out; Herrmann flied out to center;
Metzger popped to third in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 0, Giants 0.

GIANTS 5TH: Montefusco struck out; Madlock singled; Madlock
stole second; Evans walked; Clark struck out; McCovey flied out
to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 0.

ASTROS 6TH: WALLING BATTED FOR BANNISTER; Walling grounded out
(shortstop to first); Puhl singled to center; Puhl stole second
[Puhl to third (error by Sadek)]; Cabell struck out; Cedeno
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 0.

GIANTS 6TH: FORSCH REPLACED WALLING (PITCHING); Ivie struck out;
Herndon reached on an error by Cabell [Herndon to first]; Sadek
grounded out (first unassisted) [Herndon to second]; WHITFIELD
BATTED FOR LEMASTER; Whitfield was walked intentionally; HARRIS
BATTED FOR MONTEFUSCO; Forsch threw a wild pitch [Herndon to
third, Whitfield to second]; Harris singled to center [Herndon
scored (unearned), Whitfield scored (unearned)]; Madlock
grounded out (shortstop to first); 2 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Giants 2.

ASTROS 7TH: WHITFIELD STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); HARRIS STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING SS); LAVELLE REPLACED IVIE (PITCHING); Cruz
grounded out (first unassisted); Watson grounded out (shortstop
to first); Howe struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Giants 2.

GIANTS 7TH: Evans grounded out (second to first); Clark grounded
out (third to first); McCovey flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 2.

ASTROS 8TH: ALOU BATTED FOR HERRMANN; Alou grounded out
(shortstop to first); Metzger grounded out (second to first);
FERGUSON BATTED FOR FORSCH; Ferguson struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 2.

GIANTS 8TH: FERGUSON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); ZAMORA
REPLACED ALOU (PITCHING); Lavelle struck out; Herndon flied out
to center; Sadek flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Giants 2.

ASTROS 9TH: Puhl singled; Cabell struck out; Cedeno struck out;
Cruz singled [Puhl to second]; Watson flied out to center; 0 R,
2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           0   5   1    5
 Giants           2   4   3    8


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