San Francisco Giants 9, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 39
Played on Thursday, May 25, 1978 (D) at Candlestick Park

HOU N    0  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  0  -   1  6  4
SF  N    1  0  0    1  2  1    2  2  x  -   9 13  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl lf                       4   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Gonzalez 2b                   4   0   0   0       0   0       4   2
Cedeno cf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Cruz rf                       3   0   2   0       1   0       2   1
Bergman 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   2       5   0
Cabell 3b                     4   1   2   1       0   0       0   2
Ferguson c                    3   0   1   0       0   1       7   1
  Baldwin c                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Metzger ss                    3   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
Richard p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
  Walling ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Zamora p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Niekro p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   1   6   1       1   5      24   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Zamora-Gonzalez-Bergman.
E: Puhl (1), Gonzalez (2), Cabell (7), Richard (1).
PB: Ferguson (4).

BATTING - 
HR: Cabell (3,5th inning off Halicki 0 on 0 out).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cruz 2 (7,2nd base off Halicki/Hill 2).

San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Madlock 2b                    5   3   3   0       0   0       2   1
Whitfield lf                  4   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Evans 3b                      3   3   2   0       2   1       0   3
McCovey 1b                    3   1   1   1       1   1       6   0
  James pr,1b                 0   1   0   0       1   0       2   0
Clark rf                      5   0   3   4       0   2       3   0
Herndon cf                    4   0   2   0       1   0       4   0
Harris ss                     3   0   1   2       0   0       1   2
Hill c                        3   1   1   1       1   0       6   0
Halicki p                     3   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   9  13   8       6   5      27   6

BATTING - 
2B: Madlock (5,off Richard); McCovey (7,off Richard).
SH: Whitfield (6,off Richard); Halicki (1,off Richard).
SF: Harris (1,off Zamora).
GDP: Hill (3,off Zamora).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Madlock (1,2nd base by Richard/Ferguson).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Richard L(4-4)                6     8   5   1   3   5   0  29
Zamora                        1     2   2   2   2   0   0   6
Niekro                        1     3   2   2   1   0   0   7
Totals                        8    13   9   5   6   5   0  42


San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Halicki W(1-0)                9     6   1   1   1   5   1  34


Umpires: HP - Ed Montague, 1B - Lee Weyer, 2B - Harry Wendelstedt, 3B - Dutch Rennert
Time of Game: 2:23   Attendance: 6209


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                San Francisco Giants     
1. Puhl                lf        Madlock             2b
2. Gonzalez            2b        Whitfield           lf
3. Cedeno              cf        Evans               3b
4. Cruz                rf        McCovey             1b
5. Bergman             1b        Clark               rf
6. Cabell              3b        Herndon             cf
7. Ferguson            c         Harris              ss
8. Metzger             ss        Hill                c
9. Richard             p         Halicki             p

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl grounded out (second to first); Gonzalez popped
to first in foul territory; Cedeno was called out on strikes; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 0.

GIANTS 1ST: Madlock doubled to right; On a bunt Whitfield popped
to catcher in foul territory; Evans struck out; Ferguson allowed
a passed ball [Madlock to third]; McCovey doubled to center
[Madlock scored]; Clark was called out on strikes; 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz singled; Cruz stole second; Bergman was called
out on strikes; Cabell grounded out (third to first); Ferguson
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 1.

GIANTS 2ND: Herndon grounded out (pitcher unassisted); Harris
flied out to center; Hill made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Metzger made an out to second; Richard flied out to
center; Puhl flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Giants 1.

GIANTS 3RD: Halicki made an out to first; Madlock singled to
right; Madlock was picked off and caught stealing second
(pitcher to first); Whitfield grounded out (first unassisted); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Gonzalez grounded out (third to first); Cedeno
grounded out (shortstop to first); Cruz walked; Bergman struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 1.

GIANTS 4TH: Evans singled to right; McCovey forced Evans (second
to shortstop); Clark struck out; Herndon singled [McCovey to
second]; Harris reached on an error by Richard [McCovey to
third, Herndon to second, Harris to first]; Hill walked [McCovey
scored (unearned), Herndon to third, Harris to second]; Halicki
grounded out (third to first); 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 3 LOB. 
Astros 0, Giants 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Cabell homered; Ferguson flied out to left; Metzger
flied out to center; Richard struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Giants 2.

GIANTS 5TH: Madlock reached on an error by Cabell [Madlock to
first]; Whitfield out on a sacrifice bunt (third to second)
[Madlock to second]; Evans walked; McCovey struck out; Clark
singled to left [Madlock scored (unearned), Evans to third
(error by Puhl), Clark to second]; Herndon walked; Harris
singled [Evans scored (unearned), Clark out at home (right to
catcher), Herndon to second]; 2 R (0 ER), 2 H, 2 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 1, Giants 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Puhl made an out to second; Gonzalez flied out to
right; Cedeno grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 4.

GIANTS 6TH: Hill singled; Halicki out on a sacrifice bunt
(catcher to second) [Hill scored (error by Gonzalez) (unearned)
(no RBI)]; Madlock flied out to center; Whitfield struck out; 1
R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 5.

ASTROS 7TH: Cruz singled; Cruz stole second; Bergman flied out
to center; Cabell singled [Cruz to third]; Ferguson singled
[Cruz stayed at third, Cabell to second]; Metzger flied out to
right; WALLING BATTED FOR RICHARD; Walling flied out to right; 0
R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 5.

GIANTS 7TH: ZAMORA REPLACED WALLING (PITCHING); BALDWIN REPLACED
FERGUSON (PLAYING C ); Evans walked; Debut game for Reggie
Baldwin; McCovey walked [Evans to second]; JAMES RAN FOR
MCCOVEY; Clark singled [Evans scored, James to second]; Herndon
singled [James to third, Clark to second]; Harris hit a
sacrifice fly to right [James scored, Clark to third]; Hill
grounded into a double play (pitcher to second to first)
[Herndon out at second]; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Giants
7.

ASTROS 8TH: JAMES STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); Puhl singled;
Gonzalez flied out to left; Cedeno flied out to left; Cruz
popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
1, Giants 7.

GIANTS 8TH: NIEKRO REPLACED ZAMORA (PITCHING); Halicki flied out
to center; Madlock singled; Whitfield flied out to right; Evans
singled to right [Madlock to third]; James walked [Evans to
second]; Clark singled [Madlock scored, Evans scored, James to
second]; Herndon forced Clark (shortstop to second); 2 R, 3 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 9.

ASTROS 9TH: Bergman popped to catcher in foul territory; Cabell
grounded out (shortstop to first); Baldwin made an out to
shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 9.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           1   6   4    6
 Giants           9  13   0    9


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