Houston Astros 2, Philadelphia Phillies 1 (11 innings)
Regular Season Game 88
Played on Monday, July 17, 1978 (N) at Astrodome

PHI N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  -   1  5  2
HOU N    0  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  0    0  1  -   2  7  1
Philadelphia Phillies        AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
McBride rf                    5   0   2   1       0   1       3   0
Bowa ss                       5   0   0   0       0   0       2   6
Maddox cf                     4   0   0   0       1   1       1   0
xLuzinski lf                  3   0   1   0       1   0       2   0
  Martin pr,lf                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Hebner 3b                     5   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Cardenal 1b                   4   0   0   0       0   2      15   0
Foote c                       4   0   0   0       0   1       4   1
Sizemore 2b                   3   0   2   0       0   0       1   4
  Harrelson pr,2b             0   1   0   0       1   0       2   2
Christenson p                 2   0   0   0       0   1       0   3
  McCarver ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  McGraw p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Schmidt ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Eastwick p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   1   5   1       3   8      30  17

x - reached first on interference.
FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Sizemore-Bowa-Cardenal, Harrelson-Bowa-Cardenal.
E: Cardenal (2), Sizemore (7).

BATTING - 
2B: McBride (10,off Niekro).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Luzinski (7,2nd base off Niekro/Pujols); Harrelson 2 (3,2nd base off Niekro/Pujols
2).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Landestoy ss                  4   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
Puhl cf                       5   0   1   1       0   1       6   0
Cabell 3b                     5   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Cruz rf                       5   1   2   1       0   0       4   0
Watson 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   1       8   1
Howe 2b                       3   0   2   0       1   0       2   3
Bergman lf                    2   0   1   0       2   0       3   0
Pujols c                      4   0   0   0       0   1       8   0
Niekro p                      4   1   1   0       0   0       1   2
Totals                       36   2   7   2       3   4      33   9

FIELDING - 
E: Pujols (3).
PB: Pujols (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Howe (26,off Christenson).
HR: Cruz (5,11th inning off Eastwick 0 on 0 out).
SH: Landestoy (2,off Christenson).
GDP: Pujols (3,off Christenson); Watson (9,off McGraw).
IBB: Bergman (3,by Christenson).
Team LOB: 8.

PITCHING
Philadelphia Phillies        IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Christenson                   7     5   1   1   3   3   0  30
McGraw                        2     1   0   0   0   1   0   6
Eastwick L(2-1)               1     1   1   1   0   0   1   4
Totals                       10     7   2   2   3   4   1  40

Eastwick faced 1 batter in the 11th inning
WP: Christenson (4).
IBB: Christenson (5,Bergman).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro W(6-7)                11     5   1   1   3   8   0  41


Umpires: HP - Ed Montague, 1B - Harry Wendelstedt, 2B - Dutch Rennert, 3B - Lee Weyer
Time of Game: 2:35   Attendance: 14397


Starting Lineups:

   Philadelphia Phillies         Houston Astros           
1. McBride             rf        Landestoy           ss
2. Bowa                ss        Puhl                cf
3. Maddox              cf        Cabell              3b
4. Luzinski            lf        Cruz                rf
5. Hebner              3b        Watson              1b
6. Cardenal            1b        Howe                2b
7. Foote               c         Bergman             lf
8. Sizemore            2b        Pujols              c
9. Christenson         p         Niekro              p

PHILLIES 1ST: McBride doubled to center; McBride was picked off
second (pitcher to second); Bowa lined to center; Maddox flied
out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Landestoy flied out to left; Puhl grounded out
(pitcher to first); Cabell reached on an error by Sizemore
[Cabell to first]; Cruz grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0
H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 0, Astros 0.

PHILLIES 2ND: Luzinski reached on catcher's interference by
Pujols; Luzinski stole second; Hebner flied out to center;
Cardenal struck out; Foote grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson struck out; Howe singled to right; Bergman
singled to center [Howe to third]; Pujols grounded into a double
play (second to shortstop to first) [Bergman out at second]; 0
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 0, Astros 0.

PHILLIES 3RD: Sizemore grounded out (catcher unassisted);
Christenson struck out; McBride grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Niekro lined to center; Landestoy struck out; Puhl
reached on an error by Cardenal [Puhl to first]; Cabell grounded
out (catcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 0,
Astros 0.

PHILLIES 4TH: Bowa grounded out (second to first); Maddox struck
out; Luzinski flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Phillies 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Cruz grounded out (shortstop to first); Watson
grounded out (second to first); Howe walked; Christenson threw a
wild pitch [Howe to second]; Bergman walked; Pujols grounded out
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Phillies 0, Astros 0.

PHILLIES 5TH: Hebner grounded out (first to pitcher); Cardenal
flied out to right; Foote struck out but advanced to first on a
passed ball; Sizemore singled to right [Foote to second]; Foote
was picked off second (pitcher to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Phillies 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Niekro singled to left; Landestoy out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to second) [Niekro to second]; Puhl singled to
center [Niekro scored]; Cabell grounded out (third to first)
[Puhl to second]; Cruz flied out to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Phillies 0, Astros 1.

PHILLIES 6TH: Christenson grounded out (third to first); McBride
grounded out (first unassisted); Bowa flied out to center; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Watson popped to first; Howe doubled to left;
Bergman was walked intentionally; Pujols flied out to right
[Howe to third]; Niekro grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Phillies 0, Astros 1.

PHILLIES 7TH: Maddox walked; Luzinski singled to left [Maddox to
second]; Hebner popped to first in foul territory; Cardenal
flied out to right [Maddox to third]; Foote flied out to center;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Phillies 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Landestoy grounded out (second to first); Puhl
struck out; Cabell flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Phillies 0, Astros 1.

PHILLIES 8TH: Sizemore singled to center; HARRELSON RAN FOR
SIZEMORE; MCCARVER BATTED FOR CHRISTENSON; Harrelson stole
second; McCarver struck out; McBride singled to left [Harrelson
scored]; Bowa forced McBride (second to shortstop); Maddox flied
out to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: MCGRAW REPLACED MCCARVER (PITCHING); HARRELSON
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); Cruz singled to left; Watson
grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Cruz
out at second]; Howe popped to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Phillies 1, Astros 1.

PHILLIES 9TH: Luzinski flied out to right; Hebner struck out;
Cardenal struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 9TH: Bergman flied out to left; Pujols struck out; Niekro
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Phillies 1, Astros 1.

PHILLIES 10TH: Foote flied out to center; Harrelson walked;
SCHMIDT BATTED FOR MCGRAW; Harrelson stole second; Schmidt flied
out to left; McBride struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies
1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 10TH: EASTWICK REPLACED SCHMIDT (PITCHING); Landestoy
grounded out (second to first); Puhl popped to second; Cabell
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Phillies 1, Astros 1.

PHILLIES 11TH: Bowa grounded out (first unassisted); Maddox
grounded out (second to first); Luzinski walked; MARTIN RAN FOR
LUZINSKI; Hebner flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Phillies 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 11TH: MARTIN STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Cruz homered; 1
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 1, Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Phillies         1   5   2    7
 Astros           2   7   1    8


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