San Diego Padres 9, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 74
Doubleheader Nightcap
Played on Saturday, July 1, 1978 (N) at Astrodome

SD  N    0  5  0    0  0  1    0  0  3  -   9 14  1
HOU N    0  2  0    0  0  0    0  1  0  -   3  7  1
San Diego Padres             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Richards lf                   5   2   2   1       0   0       1   0
Smith ss                      4   0   1   1       1   0       2   3
Gonzalez 2b                   5   0   1   1       0   0       0   5
Winfield cf,rf                4   2   3   0       1   1       2   0
Turner rf                     4   1   1   0       0   1       3   0
  Thomas cf                   0   1   0   0       1   0       1   0
Tenace 1b                     5   1   2   1       0   2      17   1
Ashford 3b                    5   2   2   2       0   0       0   1
Roberts c                     4   0   1   1       1   0       1   1
Wiley p                       2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Reynolds ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  D'Acquisto p                2   0   1   2       0   0       0   0
Totals                       41   9  14   9       4   5      27  12

FIELDING - 
E: Ashford (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Richards (11,off McLaughlin); Ashford (6,off Forsch).
3B: Smith (4,off McLaughlin).
HBP: Richards (3,by Niekro).
GDP: Gonzalez (2,off Niekro).
IBB: Thomas (3,by Forsch); Roberts (4,by Forsch).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Winfield (10,2nd base off Niekro/Pujols); Ashford (1,3rd base off Niekro/Pujols);
Richards (22,2nd base off Niekro/Pujols).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl cf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Bergman lf                    4   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Cabell 3b                     4   1   2   0       0   0       0   4
Watson 1b                     4   1   1   1       0   1      13   0
Walling rf                    4   0   2   0       0   0       2   0
Gonzalez 2b                   4   0   0   1       0   0       1   7
Sexton ss                     3   1   1   0       0   1       2   1
  Howe ph                     1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Pujols c                      3   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
  Howard ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Niekro p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Williams p                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Alou ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McLaughlin p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Baldwin ph                  0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cruz ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   3   7   2       1   2      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Sexton-Gonzalez-Watson.
E: Bergman (1).
PB: Pujols (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Watson (12,off Wiley); Cabell (13,off Wiley).
3B: Cabell (2,off D'Acquisto).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Sexton (6,2nd base off Wiley/Roberts).

PITCHING
San Diego Padres             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wiley W(1-0)                  5     4   2   1   0   0   0  20
D'Acquisto SV(6)              4     3   1   1   1   2   0  16
Totals                        9     7   3   2   1   2   0  36


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro L(5-5)                 1.2   4   5   2   1   2   0  11
Williams                      3.1   4   0   0   1   1   0  15
McLaughlin                    2     2   1   1   0   1   0   8
Forsch                        2     4   3   3   2   1   0  12
Totals                        9    14   9   6   4   5   0  46

HBP: Niekro (3,Richards).
IBB: Forsch 2 (6,Thomas,Roberts).

Umpires: HP - Jim Quick, 1B - Jerry Crawford, 2B - Doug Harvey, 3B - Andy Olsen
Ejections: HOU Manager Bill Virdon by Jim Quick []
Time of Game: 2:33   Attendance: 22076


Starting Lineups:

   San Diego Padres              Houston Astros           
1. Richards            lf        Puhl                cf
2. Smith               ss        Bergman             lf
3. Gonzalez            2b        Cabell              3b
4. Winfield            cf        Watson              1b
5. Turner              rf        Walling             rf
6. Tenace              1b        Gonzalez            2b
7. Ashford             3b        Sexton              ss
8. Roberts             c         Pujols              c
9. Wiley               p         Niekro              p

PADRES 1ST: Richards was hit by a pitch; Smith flied out to
right; Gonzalez grounded into a double play (shortstop to second
to first) [Richards out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Padres 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl grounded out (pitcher to first); Bergman
grounded out (shortstop to first); Cabell made an out to
shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 0.

PADRES 2ND: Winfield singled; Winfield stole second; Turner
struck out but advanced to first on a passed ball; Astros
Manager Bill Virdon ejected by HP umpire Jim Quick; Tenace
singled [Winfield scored, Turner to third]; Ashford singled
[Turner scored (unearned), Tenace to second]; Roberts singled
[Tenace scored, Ashford to second]; Ashford stole third; Wiley
struck out; Richards forced Roberts (second to shortstop)
[Ashford scored (unearned)]; Richards stole second; Smith
walked; WILLIAMS REPLACED NIEKRO (PITCHING); Gonzalez singled
[Richards scored (unearned), Smith to third]; Winfield walked
[Gonzalez to second]; Turner flied out to left; 5 R (2 ER), 5 H,
0 E, 3 LOB.  Padres 5, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson doubled; Walling grounded out (first
unassisted) [Watson to third]; Gonzalez grounded out (shortstop
to first) [Watson scored]; Sexton singled; Sexton stole second;
Pujols reached on an error by Ashford [Sexton scored (unearned)
(no RBI), Pujols to first]; Williams grounded out (first
unassisted); 2 R (1 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 5, Astros 2.

PADRES 3RD: Tenace singled; Ashford made an out to first;
Roberts flied out to left; Wiley grounded out (second to first);
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 5, Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Puhl flied out to right; Bergman flied out to
center; Cabell doubled; Watson grounded out (third to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 5, Astros 2.

PADRES 4TH: Richards grounded out (third to first); Smith
grounded out (second to first); Gonzalez grounded out (pitcher
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 5, Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Walling singled; Gonzalez flied out to center;
Sexton flied out to right; Pujols grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 5, Astros 2.

PADRES 5TH: Winfield singled; Turner singled [Winfield to
second]; Tenace struck out; Ashford made an out to shortstop;
Roberts flied out to left; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 5,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: ALOU BATTED FOR WILLIAMS; Alou grounded out (first
unassisted); Puhl grounded out (first unassisted); Bergman
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 5,
Astros 2.

PADRES 6TH: MCLAUGHLIN REPLACED ALOU (PITCHING); REYNOLDS BATTED
FOR WILEY; Reynolds grounded out (second to first); Richards
doubled; Smith tripled [Richards scored]; Gonzalez made an out
to first; Winfield struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 6,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: D'ACQUISTO REPLACED REYNOLDS (PITCHING); Cabell
grounded out (shortstop to first); Watson struck out; Walling
singled; Gonzalez flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Padres 6, Astros 2.

PADRES 7TH: Turner flied out to center; Tenace grounded out
(third to first); Ashford grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 6, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: THOMAS REPLACED TURNER (PLAYING CF); WINFIELD
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); Sexton struck out (catcher to
first); Pujols made an out to first; BALDWIN BATTED FOR
MCLAUGHLIN; Baldwin walked; Puhl flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Padres 6, Astros 2.

PADRES 8TH: FORSCH REPLACED BALDWIN (PITCHING); Roberts grounded
out (third to first); D'Acquisto flied out to center; Richards
singled; Smith grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Padres 6, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Bergman grounded out (second to first); Cabell
tripled; Watson grounded out (second to first) [Cabell scored];
Walling grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Padres 6, Astros 3.

PADRES 9TH: Gonzalez grounded out (second to first); Winfield
singled to left [Winfield to second (error by Bergman)]; Thomas
was walked intentionally; Tenace struck out; Ashford doubled
[Winfield scored, Thomas to third]; Roberts was walked
intentionally; D'Acquisto singled [Thomas scored, Ashford
scored, Roberts to second]; Richards flied out to right; 3 R, 3
H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 9, Astros 3.

ASTROS 9TH: Gonzalez flied out to center; HOWE BATTED FOR
SEXTON; Howe singled; HOWARD BATTED FOR PUJOLS; Howard forced
Howe (first to shortstop); CRUZ BATTED FOR FORSCH; Cruz grounded
out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 9, Astros
3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Padres           9  14   1   10
 Astros           3   7   1    6


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