San Francisco Giants 1, Houston Astros 0
Regular Season Game 44
Played on Tuesday, May 30, 1978 (N) at Astrodome

SF  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    1  0  0  -   1  3  2
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  5  0
San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Madlock 2b                    5   0   2   0       0   0       3   6
Whitfield lf                  3   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Evans 3b                      1   0   0   0       3   0       1   4
McCovey 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   1       8   0
  James 1b                    0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Clark rf                      3   0   0   0       1   2       4   0
Herndon cf                    4   1   0   0       0   1       2   0
Harris ss                     2   0   0   0       1   0       1   1
Sadek c                       4   0   0   0       0   2       5   0
Knepper p                     3   0   1   1       0   1       0   0
Totals                       29   1   3   1       6   7      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Madlock-McCovey.
E: Madlock (7), Harris (3).

BATTING - 
SH: Harris (2,off Richard).
SF: Knepper (2,off Richard).
GDP: Herndon (5,off Richard).
IBB: Clark (3,by Richard).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Madlock (6,2nd base off Richard/Baldwin); Evans (2,2nd base off Richard/Baldwin).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl lf,cf                    4   0   2   0       0   0       1   0
Cabell 3b                     3   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Cedeno cf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
  Walling lf                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Watson 1b                     4   0   1   0       0   1       6   1
Howe 2b                       3   0   0   0       1   0       1   1
Cruz rf                       4   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
Baldwin c                     3   0   0   0       0   0       8   0
  Alou ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Sexton ss                     3   0   1   0       0   0       3   2
Richard p                     3   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Totals                       32   0   5   0       1   4      27   5

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Sexton-Watson.

BATTING - 
SH: Cabell (2,off Knepper).
GDP: Cabell (7,off Knepper).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cabell (6,2nd base off Knepper/Sadek).

PITCHING
San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Knepper W(7-2)                9     5   0   0   1   4   0  34


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Richard L(4-5)                9     3   1   1   6   7   0  37

WP: Richard 3 (6).
IBB: Richard (2,Clark).

Umpires: HP - Bill Williams, 1B - Dick Stello, 2B - Bruce Froemming, 3B - Eric Gregg
Time of Game: 2:12   Attendance: 8019


Starting Lineups:

   San Francisco Giants          Houston Astros           
1. Madlock             2b        Puhl                lf
2. Whitfield           lf        Cabell              3b
3. Evans               3b        Cedeno              cf
4. McCovey             1b        Watson              1b
5. Clark               rf        Howe                2b
6. Herndon             cf        Cruz                rf
7. Harris              ss        Baldwin             c
8. Sadek               c         Sexton              ss
9. Knepper             p         Richard             p

GIANTS 1ST: Madlock flied out to center; Whitfield walked; Evans
walked [Whitfield to second]; McCovey struck out; Clark struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl flied out to center; Cabell reached on an error
by Harris [Cabell to first]; Cabell stole second; Cedeno made an
out to third; Watson grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1
E, 1 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

GIANTS 2ND: Herndon flied out to left; Harris walked; Sadek
struck out; Knepper struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Howe grounded out (third to first); Cruz struck out;
Baldwin reached on an error by Madlock [Baldwin to first];
Sexton grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Giants 0, Astros 0.

GIANTS 3RD: Madlock singled to center; Whitfield popped to
catcher in foul territory; Madlock stole second; Evans walked;
McCovey popped to catcher in foul territory; Clark popped to
first in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros
0.

ASTROS 3RD: Richard grounded out (second to first); Puhl singled
to center; Cabell grounded into a double play (second to first)
[Puhl out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

GIANTS 4TH: Herndon lined to shortstop; Harris grounded out
(first to pitcher); Sadek grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Cedeno struck out; Watson struck out; Howe walked;
Cruz made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 0,
Astros 0.

GIANTS 5TH: Knepper flied to right in foul territory; Madlock
grounded out (shortstop to first); Whitfield flied out to right;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Baldwin flied out to right; Sexton singled to left;
Richard singled to center [Sexton to second]; Puhl forced
Richard (shortstop to second) [Sexton to third]; Cabell grounded
out (second to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

GIANTS 6TH: Evans made an out to shortstop; McCovey grounded out
(first unassisted); Clark struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Giants 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Cedeno grounded out (third to first); Watson singled
to right; Howe grounded out (second to first) [Watson to
second]; Cruz flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants
0, Astros 0.

GIANTS 7TH: Herndon struck out but advanced to first on a wild
pitch; Harris reached on a fielder's choice on a sacrifice bunt
[Herndon to second]; Richard threw a wild pitch [Herndon to
third]; Sadek flied out to center; Knepper hit a sacrifice fly
to right [Herndon scored]; Madlock singled to center [Harris to
second]; Richard threw a wild pitch [Harris to third, Madlock to
second]; Whitfield made an out to third; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Giants 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Baldwin flied out to right; Sexton flied out to
center; Richard struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 1,
Astros 0.

GIANTS 8TH: Evans walked; Evans stole second; McCovey made an
out to second; Clark was walked intentionally; Herndon grounded
into a double play (shortstop to first) [Clark out at second]; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 8TH: JAMES REPLACED MCCOVEY (PLAYING 1B); Puhl singled to
right; Cabell out on a sacrifice bunt (third to second) [Puhl to
second]; Cedeno flied out to left; Watson made an out to first;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 0.

GIANTS 9TH: WALLING REPLACED CEDENO (PLAYING LF); PUHL CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); Harris grounded out (second to first);
Sadek struck out; Knepper singled to right; Madlock flied out to
right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 9TH: Howe popped to catcher in foul territory; Cruz
grounded out (second to first); ALOU BATTED FOR BALDWIN; Alou
flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 0.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Giants           1   3   2    9
 Astros           0   5   0    7


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