Los Angeles Dodgers 7, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 80
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Saturday, July 8, 1978 (N) at Astrodome

LA  N    1  2  1    0  0  2    1  0  0  -   7 14  1
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    1  0  0  -   1  5  2
Los Angeles Dodgers          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lopes 2b                      6   2   2   1       0   0       0   4
Russell ss                    5   0   3   2       0   1       2   3
Smith rf                      4   1   2   1       1   0       2   0
Cey 3b                        3   0   2   0       1   0       3   1
  Martinez pr,3b              1   1   0   0       0   1       1   0
Garvey 1b                     4   0   1   0       1   2       8   0
Baker lf                      4   1   2   0       0   1       3   0
  Davalillo lf                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ferguson c                    4   1   1   0       1   1       0   0
North cf                      4   1   1   1       1   1       8   0
Hooton p                      3   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       39   7  14   5       5   7      27   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Lopes-Russell-Garvey.
E: Smith (8).

BATTING - 
2B: Lopes (14,off Bannister); Baker (17,off Bannister); Ferguson (9,off Sambito).
3B: Russell (4,off McLaughlin).
HR: Smith (12,3rd inning off Bannister 0 on 0 out).
SH: Hooton 2 (11,off Bannister,off Sambito).
GDP: Hooton (1,off Forsch).
Team LOB: 12.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Baker (7,3rd base off Bannister/Pujols); Lopes (24,2nd base off McLaughlin/Pujols).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl cf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Walling lf                    4   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Cabell 3b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       0   3
Cruz rf                       4   1   2   0       0   0       1   0
Watson 1b                     1   0   0   1       2   0       7   3
Howe 2b                       4   0   0   0       0   0       5   4
Landestoy ss                  3   0   1   0       0   0       2   4
Pujols c                      3   0   0   0       0   0       9   1
Bannister p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Baldwin ph                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Williams p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bergman ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McLaughlin p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Howard ph,cf                1   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Totals                       30   1   5   1       2   0      27  17

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Landestoy-Howe-Watson.
E: Pujols (2), Forsch (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Cruz (15,off Hooton).
SF: Watson (8,off Hooton).
GDP: Howe (10,off Hooton).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cabell (18,2nd base off Hooton/Ferguson).

PITCHING
Los Angeles Dodgers          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hooton W(8-7)                 9     5   1   0   2   0   0  33


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bannister L(3-4)              3     7   4   4   1   4   1  16
Williams                      2     1   0   0   1   1   0   8
McLaughlin                    1     3   3   1   2   1   0   9
Forsch                        2     2   0   0   0   1   0   8
Sambito                       1     1   0   0   1   0   0   5
Totals                        9    14   7   5   5   7   1  46

McLaughlin faced 3 batters in the 7th inning
WP: Bannister (6), McLaughlin 2 (3).

Umpires: HP - Charlie Williams, 1B - Terry Tata, 2B - Jim Quick, 3B - Paul Pryor
Time of Game: 2:29   


Starting Lineups:

   Los Angeles Dodgers           Houston Astros           
1. Lopes               2b        Puhl                cf
2. Russell             ss        Walling             lf
3. Smith               rf        Cabell              3b
4. Cey                 3b        Cruz                rf
5. Garvey              1b        Watson              1b
6. Baker               lf        Howe                2b
7. Ferguson            c         Landestoy           ss
8. North               cf        Pujols              c
9. Hooton              p         Bannister           p

DODGERS 1ST: Lopes doubled to left; Russell singled to left
[Lopes scored, Russell out at second (left to third to second to
first to shortstop)]; Smith grounded out (third to first); Cey
walked; Garvey struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 1,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl flied out to center; Walling made an out to
third; Cabell singled to center; Cabell stole second; Cruz flied
out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Astros 0.

DODGERS 2ND: Baker doubled to left; Baker stole third; Bannister
threw a wild pitch [Baker scored]; Ferguson grounded out (third
to first); North singled to center; Hooton out on a sacrifice
bunt (first to second) [North to second]; Lopes singled to left
[North scored]; Russell struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Dodgers 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson walked; Howe grounded into a double play
(second to shortstop to first) [Watson out at second]; Landestoy
singled to shortstop; Pujols made an out to third; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 3, Astros 0.

DODGERS 3RD: Smith homered; Cey singled to center; Garvey struck
out; Baker forced Cey (shortstop to second); Ferguson struck
out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: BALDWIN BATTED FOR BANNISTER; Baldwin singled to
right; Puhl flied out to center; Walling flied out to left;
Cabell lined to third; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 4, Astros
0.

DODGERS 4TH: WILLIAMS REPLACED BALDWIN (PITCHING); North
grounded out (second to first); Hooton popped to catcher in foul
territory; Lopes grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Cruz grounded out (shortstop to first); Watson flied
out to center; Howe grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 4, Astros 0.

DODGERS 5TH: Russell grounded out (shortstop to first); Smith
walked; Cey flied out to right; Garvey singled to center [Smith
to third]; Baker struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Dodgers 4,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Landestoy flied out to right; Pujols grounded out
(second to first); BERGMAN BATTED FOR WILLIAMS; Bergman flied
out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 4, Astros 0.

DODGERS 6TH: MCLAUGHLIN REPLACED BERGMAN (PITCHING); Ferguson
walked; McLaughlin threw a wild pitch [Ferguson to second];
McLaughlin threw a wild pitch [Ferguson to third]; North struck
out; Hooton reached on an error by Pujols [Ferguson scored
(unearned) (no RBI), Hooton to first]; Lopes forced Hooton
(second to shortstop); Lopes stole second; Russell tripled to
center [Lopes scored (unearned)]; Smith lined to second; 2 R (0
ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 6, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Puhl flied out to center; Walling grounded out
(second to first); Cabell grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 6, Astros 0.

DODGERS 7TH: Cey singled to pitcher; MARTINEZ RAN FOR CEY;
Garvey walked [Martinez to second]; Baker singled to left
[Martinez to third, Garvey to second]; FORSCH REPLACED
MCLAUGHLIN (PITCHING); Ferguson popped to catcher in foul
territory; North reached on an error by Forsch (assist by
Watson) [Martinez scored (RBI), Garvey to third, Baker to
second, North to first]; Hooton grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [North out at second]; 1 R, 2 H,
1 E, 2 LOB.  Dodgers 7, Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: MARTINEZ STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); Cruz doubled
to right [Cruz to third (error by Smith)]; Watson hit a
sacrifice fly to right [Cruz scored (unearned)]; Howe flied out
to left; Landestoy made an out to third; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 0
LOB.  Dodgers 7, Astros 1.

DODGERS 8TH: Lopes flied out to center; Russell singled to
shortstop; Smith singled to right [Russell to third]; Martinez
struck out; Garvey grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Dodgers 7, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: DAVALILLO REPLACED BAKER (PLAYING LF); Pujols flied
out to center; HOWARD BATTED FOR FORSCH; Howard made an out to
shortstop; Puhl grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Dodgers 7, Astros 1.

DODGERS 9TH: SAMBITO REPLACED PUHL (PITCHING); HOWARD STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING CF); Davalillo flied out to center; Ferguson
doubled to left; North walked; Hooton out on a sacrifice bunt
(catcher to second) [Ferguson to third, North to second]; Lopes
flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Dodgers 7, Astros 1.

ASTROS 9TH: Walling flied out to center; Cabell flied out to
center; Cruz singled to right; Watson walked [Cruz to second];
Howe grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Dodgers 7, Astros 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Dodgers          7  14   1   12
 Astros           1   5   2    5


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