Houston Astros 9, San Diego Padres 2
Regular Season Game 73
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Saturday, July 1, 1978 (N) at Astrodome

SD  N    0  0  1    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  7  4
HOU N    0  0  0    1  6  2    0  0  x  -   9 11  0
San Diego Padres             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Richards lf                   3   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Kinney p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Smith ss                      3   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
  Turner cf                   1   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Gonzalez 2b                   4   0   0   0       0   0       2   4
Winfield cf                   3   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
  Baker ss                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Gamble rf                     4   1   2   1       0   1       4   0
Thomas 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       8   1
Almon 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Sweet c                       3   1   2   0       0   0       3   0
Owchinko p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
  Lee p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Reynolds ph,lf              1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       32   2   7   2       0   4      24  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Smith-Gonzalez-Thomas.
E: Smith 2 (13), Thomas (8), Almon (16).
PB: Sweet (6).

BATTING - 
2B: Sweet (3,off Lemongello).
HR: Gamble (5,4th inning off Lemongello 0 on 2 out).
SH: Owchinko (4,off Lemongello).
SF: Richards (2,off Lemongello).
Team LOB: 5.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl cf                       4   2   2   1       0   2       3   0
Howard rf,lf                  4   2   3   3       1   0       4   0
Cabell 3b                     5   1   2   1       0   0       1   1
Watson 1b                     1   0   0   1       2   0       3   2
  Bergman pr,1b               1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Howe 2b                       4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Alou lf                       3   1   1   0       1   0       3   0
  Walling rf                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Pujols c                      3   1   2   1       1   0       6   0
Fischlin ss                   4   1   0   0       0   0       2   2
Lemongello p                  4   1   1   1       0   0       2   2
Totals                       33   9  11   8       5   3      27   7

BATTING - 
2B: Howard (1,off Owchinko); Cabell (12,off Lee).
3B: Puhl (4,off Lee).
SF: Watson (7,off Owchinko); Puhl (3,off Owchinko).
GDP: Fischlin (1,off Owchinko).
IBB: Watson 2 (10,by Lee 2); Alou (1,by Lee).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Howard (4,2nd base off Owchinko/Sweet).

PITCHING
San Diego Padres             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Owchinko L(5-7)               4.1   6   6   4   1   2   0  20
Lee                           2.2   5   3   2   3   0   0  16
Kinney                        1     0   0   0   1   1   0   4
Totals                        8    11   9   5*  5   3   0  40

* - Team earned runs does not equal the composite totals for all pitchers due to instances in which provisions of Section 10.18 (i) of the Scoring rules were applied.
IBB: Lee 3 (5,Watson 2,Alou).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lemongello W(7-7)             9     7   2   2   0   4   1  34


Umpires: HP - Andy Olsen, 1B - Jim Quick, 2B - Jerry Crawford, 3B - Doug Harvey
Time of Game: 2:17   


Starting Lineups:

   San Diego Padres              Houston Astros           
1. Richards            lf        Puhl                cf
2. Smith               ss        Howard              rf
3. Gonzalez            2b        Cabell              3b
4. Winfield            cf        Watson              1b
5. Gamble              rf        Howe                2b
6. Thomas              1b        Alou                lf
7. Almon               3b        Pujols              c
8. Sweet               c         Fischlin            ss
9. Owchinko            p         Lemongello          p

PADRES 1ST: Richards flied out to right; Smith flied out to
right; Gonzalez flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres
0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl struck out; Howard grounded out (second to
first); Cabell flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres
0, Astros 0.

PADRES 2ND: Winfield grounded out (shortstop to first); Gamble
singled; Thomas flied out to center; Almon flied out to center;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); Howe flied
out to center; Alou grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 0.

PADRES 3RD: Sweet doubled; Owchinko out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [Sweet to third]; Richards hit a sacrifice
fly to right [Sweet scored]; Smith grounded out (third to
first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Pujols walked; Fischlin grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Pujols out at second];
Lemongello grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Padres 1, Astros 0.

PADRES 4TH: Gonzalez flied out to right; Winfield flied out to
left; Gamble homered; Thomas grounded out (first to pitcher); 1
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Puhl singled; Howard singled [Puhl to second];
Cabell flied out to right [Puhl to third]; Howard stole second;
Watson hit a sacrifice fly to center [Puhl scored]; Howe struck
out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 2, Astros 1.

PADRES 5TH: Almon flied out to left; Sweet grounded out (first
to pitcher); Owchinko struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres
2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Alou singled; Pujols singled [Alou to second];
Fischlin reached on an error by Smith [Alou to third, Pujols to
second, Fischlin to first]; Lemongello singled [Alou scored,
Pujols to third, Fischlin to second]; Puhl hit a sacrifice fly
to right [Pujols scored, Fischlin to third, Lemongello to
second]; Thomas dropped a foul fly hit by Howard for an error;
Howard doubled [Fischlin scored (unearned), Lemongello scored];
LEE REPLACED OWCHINKO (PITCHING); Sweet allowed a passed ball
[Howard to third]; Cabell doubled [Howard scored (unearned)];
Watson was walked intentionally; Howe grounded out (second to
first) [Cabell to third, Watson to second]; Alou was walked
intentionally; Pujols singled [Cabell scored (unearned, but
earned for the pitcher), Watson to third, Alou to second];
Fischlin forced Pujols (shortstop unassisted); 6 R (4 ER), 6 H,
2 E, 3 LOB.  Padres 2, Astros 7.

PADRES 6TH: Richards grounded out (first unassisted); Smith made
an out to catcher; Gonzalez made an out to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Padres 2, Astros 7.

ASTROS 6TH: Lemongello grounded out (second to first); Puhl
tripled; Howard singled [Puhl scored]; Cabell singled [Howard
scored (error by Smith) (unearned) (no RBI), Cabell to third];
Watson was walked intentionally; BERGMAN RAN FOR WATSON; Bergman
was picked off first (pitcher to first); Howe made an out to
shortstop; 2 R (1 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 2, Astros 9.

PADRES 7TH: BERGMAN STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); Winfield
singled; Gamble struck out; Thomas made an out to shortstop;
Almon struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 2, Astros 9.

ASTROS 7TH: BAKER REPLACED WINFIELD (PLAYING SS); TURNER
REPLACED SMITH (PLAYING CF); Alou popped to first in foul
territory; Pujols reached on an error by Almon [Pujols to
first]; Fischlin flied out to center; Lemongello forced Pujols
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 2, Astros 9.

PADRES 8TH: WALLING REPLACED ALOU (PLAYING RF); HOWARD CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); Sweet singled; REYNOLDS BATTED FOR LEE;
Reynolds flied out to center; Richards singled [Sweet to
second]; Turner singled [Sweet to third, Richards to second];
Gonzalez forced Sweet (pitcher to catcher) [Richards to third,
Turner to second]; Baker struck out; 0 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. 
Padres 2, Astros 9.

ASTROS 8TH: KINNEY REPLACED RICHARDS (PITCHING); REYNOLDS STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Puhl struck out; Howard walked; Cabell
flied out to left; Bergman flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Padres 2, Astros 9.

PADRES 9TH: Gamble flied out to right; Thomas grounded out
(shortstop to first); Almon made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 2, Astros 9.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Padres           2   7   4    5
 Astros           9  11   0    7


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