San Diego Padres 6, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 75
Played on Sunday, July 2, 1978 (D) at Astrodome

SD  N    0  0  1    2  0  0    0  2  1  -   6  8  2
HOU N    1  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   2  6  0
San Diego Padres             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Richards lf                   3   0   0   1       2   1       0   0
Smith ss                      5   0   0   0       0   1       1   4
Gonzalez 2b                   3   1   1   0       1   0       2   2
Winfield cf,rf                3   0   0   1       0   1       3   0
Gamble rf                     3   0   0   1       0   0       2   1
  Roberts c                   0   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
Ashford 3b                    4   2   2   1       0   1       0   1
Tenace 1b                     4   1   2   0       0   0      10   0
Sweet c                       2   0   1   0       0   1       5   0
  Turner ph                   1   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Thomas cf                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Perry p                       2   1   1   0       0   1       0   4
  Shirley p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Fingers p                   0   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   6   8   6       3   6      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Smith-Gonzalez-Tenace.
E: Winfield (4), Ashford (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Gonzalez (4,off Dixon).
HR: Ashford (2,4th inning off Dixon 0 on 2 out); Turner (3,8th inning off Dixon
0 on 0 out).
SH: Perry (7,off Dixon); Fingers (2,off Sambito).
SF: Gamble (2,off Dixon); Winfield (4,off Sambito).
Team LOB: 5.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl cf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Walling lf                    4   1   1   0       0   1       3   0
Cabell 3b                     4   1   2   0       0   0       1   3
Cruz rf                       2   0   0   0       2   1       1   0
Watson 1b                     3   0   3   1       1   0      10   0
Howe 2b                       4   0   0   0       0   1       3   2
Pujols c                      4   0   0   0       0   1       6   1
Fischlin ss                   2   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Alou ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sexton ss                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Howard ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Dixon p                       3   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bergman ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       33   2   6   1       3   8      27  10

BATTING - 
2B: Watson (13,off Perry).
GDP: Howe (9,off Perry).
IBB: Watson (11,by Perry).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cabell 3 (17,3rd base off Perry/Sweet,2nd base off Perry/Sweet,3rd base
off Fingers/Roberts); Cruz (13,2nd base off Perry/Sweet); Watson (2,2nd
base off Fingers/Roberts).

PITCHING
San Diego Padres             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Perry W(9-3)                  7.1   5   2   1   3   4   0  30
Shirley                       0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Fingers SV(18)                1.1   1   0   0   0   3   0   5
Totals                        9     6   2   1   3   8   0  36

IBB: Perry (5,Watson).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dixon L(4-4)                  7     6   5   5   1   5   2  28
Sambito                       2     2   1   1   2   1   0  10
Totals                        9     8   6   6   3   6   2  38

Dixon faced 3 batters in the 8th inning

Umpires: HP - Jerry Crawford, 1B - Doug Harvey, 2B - Andy Olsen, 3B - Jim Quick
Time of Game: 2:48   Attendance: 14737


Starting Lineups:

   San Diego Padres              Houston Astros           
1. Richards            lf        Puhl                cf
2. Smith               ss        Walling             lf
3. Gonzalez            2b        Cabell              3b
4. Winfield            cf        Cruz                rf
5. Gamble              rf        Watson              1b
6. Ashford             3b        Howe                2b
7. Tenace              1b        Pujols              c
8. Sweet               c         Fischlin            ss
9. Perry               p         Dixon               p

PADRES 1ST: Richards grounded out (pitcher to first); Smith
flied out to center; Gonzalez grounded out (shortstop to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl reached on an error by Winfield [Puhl to
first]; Walling singled to right [Puhl out at home (right to
pitcher to catcher), Walling to second (on throw to home)];
Cabell reached on an error by Ashford [Walling scored (unearned)
(no RBI), Cabell to second]; Cruz walked; Cabell stole third and
Cruz stole second; Watson was walked intentionally; Howe
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Watson out at second]; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 2 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 0,
Astros 1.

PADRES 2ND: Winfield flied out to right; Gamble flied out to
left; Ashford made an out to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Padres 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Pujols grounded out (third to first); Fischlin made
an out to shortstop; Dixon struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Padres 0, Astros 1.

PADRES 3RD: Tenace singled; Sweet singled [Tenace to second];
Perry out on a sacrifice bunt (third to second) [Tenace to
third, Sweet to second]; Richards grounded out (first
unassisted) [Tenace scored, Sweet to third]; Smith grounded out
(second to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Puhl grounded out (pitcher to first); Walling struck
out; Cabell grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Padres 1, Astros 1.

PADRES 4TH: Gonzalez doubled; Winfield flied out to center
[Gonzalez to third]; Gamble hit a sacrifice fly to center
[Gonzalez scored]; Ashford homered; Tenace flied out to left; 2
R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Cruz grounded out (pitcher to first); Watson
doubled; Howe flied out to center; Pujols flied out to right; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 3, Astros 1.

PADRES 5TH: Sweet struck out; Perry struck out; Richards struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Fischlin struck out; Dixon grounded out (shortstop
to first); Puhl flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Padres 3, Astros 1.

PADRES 6TH: Smith grounded out (third to first); Gonzalez
grounded out (third to first); Winfield struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Padres 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Walling grounded out (second to first); Cabell
singled; Cabell stole second; Cruz walked; Watson singled
[Cabell scored, Cruz to second]; Howe flied out to center [Cruz
to third]; Pujols forced Watson (shortstop to second); 1 R, 2 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 3, Astros 2.

PADRES 7TH: Gamble grounded out (first unassisted); Ashford
struck out; Tenace grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: ALOU BATTED FOR FISCHLIN; Alou grounded out (pitcher
to first); Dixon struck out; Puhl flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 3, Astros 2.

PADRES 8TH: SEXTON REPLACED ALOU (PLAYING SS); TURNER BATTED FOR
SWEET; Turner homered; Perry singled; Richards walked [Perry to
second]; SAMBITO REPLACED DIXON (PITCHING); Smith struck out;
Gonzalez walked [Perry to third, Richards to second]; Winfield
hit a sacrifice fly to left [Perry scored]; Gamble made an out
to third; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 5, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: THOMAS REPLACED TURNER (PLAYING CF); WINFIELD
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); ROBERTS REPLACED GAMBLE (PLAYING
C ); Walling grounded out (first unassisted); Cabell singled;
SHIRLEY REPLACED PERRY (PITCHING); Cruz struck out; FINGERS
REPLACED SHIRLEY (PITCHING); Watson singled [Cabell to second];
Cabell stole third and Watson stole second; Howe struck out; 0
R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 5, Astros 2.

PADRES 9TH: Ashford singled; Tenace singled [Ashford to second];
Thomas grounded out (shortstop to first) [Ashford to third,
Tenace to second]; Fingers out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to
second) [Ashford scored, Tenace to third]; Richards walked;
Smith grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Padres 6, Astros 2.

ASTROS 9TH: Pujols struck out; HOWARD BATTED FOR SEXTON; Howard
grounded out (first unassisted); BERGMAN BATTED FOR SAMBITO;
Bergman struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 6, Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Padres           6   8   2    5
 Astros           2   6   0    7


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