Philadelphia Phillies 6, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 94
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Friday, July 21, 1978 (N) at Veterans Stadium

HOU N    0  1  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1 11  0
PHI N    0  0  4    0  1  0    0  1  x  -   6 10  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Landestoy ss                  5   0   2   0       0   0       1   4
Puhl cf                       3   0   1   0       1   0       3   0
Cabell 3b                     4   0   1   0       0   1       0   1
Cruz rf                       3   0   1   0       1   0       1   0
Watson 1b                     4   0   1   0       0   2       9   0
Howe 2b                       4   1   2   0       0   0       4   5
Bergman lf                    4   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Pujols c                      3   0   1   1       0   0       3   1
  Alou ph                     1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Niekro p                      2   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  Zamora p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Walling ph                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  McLaughlin p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Bannister p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Howard ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   1  11   1       2   6      24  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Landestoy-Howe-Watson, Landestoy-Howe-Watson.

BATTING - 
2B: Howe (29,off Ruthven); Pujols (5,off Ruthven); Puhl (14,off Ruthven); Walling
(3,off Ruthven); Watson (17,off Ruthven).
GDP: Watson (11,off Ruthven); Bergman (3,off Ruthven).
IBB: Cruz (6,by Ruthven).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Landestoy (2,2nd base off Ruthven/Boone); Cruz (17,2nd base off Ruthven/Boone).

Philadelphia Phillies        AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Martin rf                     3   1   0   0       2   1       1   0
Bowa ss                       5   0   4   0       0   0       2   5
Schmidt 3b                    5   1   1   3       0   2       0   2
Luzinski lf                   1   1   0   0       1   0       3   0
Hebner 1b                     2   1   1   1       2   0      11   0
Maddox cf                     4   0   2   0       0   0       3   0
Boone c                       4   1   1   1       0   0       6   0
Sizemore 2b                   3   0   0   0       1   0       1   4
Ruthven p                     3   1   1   0       1   0       0   0
Totals                       30   6  10   5       7   3      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Bowa-Sizemore-Hebner, Sizemore-Bowa-Hebner, Hebner.

BATTING - 
2B: Bowa 2 (15,off Niekro,off Bannister); Hebner (13,off Niekro); Maddox (20,off
Niekro).
HR: Schmidt (12,3rd inning off Niekro 1 on 2 out); Boone (8,8th inning off
Bannister 0 on 0 out).
HBP: Luzinski 2 (5,by Niekro,by McLaughlin).
GDP: Luzinski (6,off Niekro); Ruthven (1,off Zamora).
IBB: Sizemore (5,by Zamora).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Luzinski (8,2nd base off Niekro/Pujols); Martin (5,2nd base off Niekro/Pujols).
CS: Maddox (3,2nd base by Niekro/Pujols); Martin (2,2nd base by McLaughlin/Pujols).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro L(6-8)                 5     7   5   5   3   2   1  24
Zamora                        1     0   0   0   1   0   0   3
McLaughlin                    0.2   1   0   0   1   1   0   4
Bannister                     1.1   2   1   1   2   0   1   8
Totals                        8    10   6   6   7   3   2  39

Niekro faced 2 batters in the 6th inning
WP: Niekro 2 (5).
HBP: Niekro (5,Luzinski); McLaughlin (2,Luzinski).
IBB: Zamora (3,Sizemore).

Philadelphia Phillies        IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ruthven W(7-8)                9    11   1   1   2   6   0  37

IBB: Ruthven (3,Cruz).

Umpires: HP - Satch Davidson, 1B - Joe West, 2B - John Kibler, 3B - Nick Colosi
Time of Game: 2:35   


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Landestoy grounded out (second to first); Puhl
walked; Cabell was called out on strikes; Cruz flied out to
left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 1ST: Martin grounded out (shortstop to first); Bowa
doubled to right; Schmidt was called out on strikes; Luzinski
was hit by a pitch; Hebner grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Phillies 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson was called out on strikes; Howe doubled to
left; Bergman struck out; Pujols doubled to right [Howe scored];
Niekro was called out on strikes; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
1, Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 2ND: Maddox grounded out (second to first); Boone flied
out to left; Sizemore flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Phillies 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Landestoy singled to right; Landestoy stole second;
Puhl doubled to center [Landestoy to third]; Cabell grounded out
(third to first); Cruz was walked intentionally; Watson grounded
into a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Cruz out at
second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 3RD: Ruthven singled to left; Martin struck out; Bowa
flied out to center; Schmidt homered [Ruthven scored]; Luzinski
walked; Luzinski stole second; Hebner doubled to right [Luzinski
scored]; Niekro threw a wild pitch [Hebner to third]; Niekro
threw a wild pitch [Hebner scored]; Maddox singled to center;
Maddox was caught stealing second (catcher to second); 4 R, 4 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Phillies 4.

ASTROS 4TH: Howe singled to center; Bergman grounded into a
double play (second to shortstop to first) [Howe out at second];
Pujols grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Phillies 4.

PHILLIES 4TH: Boone flied out to left; Sizemore popped to first;
Ruthven popped to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Phillies 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Niekro struck out; Landestoy singled to pitcher;
Puhl flied out to right; Cabell flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Phillies 4.

PHILLIES 5TH: Martin walked; Martin stole second; Bowa singled
to right [Martin to third]; Schmidt forced Bowa (shortstop to
second) [Martin scored]; Luzinski grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Schmidt out at second]; 1 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Phillies 5.

ASTROS 6TH: Cruz singled to center; Cruz stole second; Watson
struck out; Howe grounded out (third to first); Bergman grounded
out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1,
Phillies 5.

PHILLIES 6TH: Hebner walked; Maddox doubled to left [Hebner to
third]; ZAMORA REPLACED NIEKRO (PITCHING); Boone flied out to
center; Sizemore was walked intentionally; Ruthven grounded into
a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Sizemore out at
second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Phillies 5.

ASTROS 7TH: Pujols flied out to center; WALLING BATTED FOR
ZAMORA; Walling doubled to left; Landestoy flied out to center;
Puhl lined to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Phillies 5.

PHILLIES 7TH: MCLAUGHLIN REPLACED WALLING (PITCHING); Martin
walked; Martin was picked off and caught stealing second
(pitcher to second to first); Bowa singled to center; Schmidt
struck out; Luzinski was hit by a pitch [Bowa to second];
BANNISTER REPLACED MCLAUGHLIN (PITCHING); Hebner walked [Bowa to
third, Luzinski to second]; Maddox forced Hebner (second to
shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 1, Phillies 5.

ASTROS 8TH: Cabell singled to center; Cruz lined into a double
play (first unassisted) [Cabell out at first]; Watson doubled to
left; Howe grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Astros 1, Phillies 5.

PHILLIES 8TH: Boone homered; Sizemore flied out to center;
Ruthven walked; Martin flied out to right; Bowa doubled to right
[Ruthven to third]; Schmidt grounded out (third to first); 1 R,
2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Phillies 6.

ASTROS 9TH: Bergman grounded out (shortstop to first); ALOU
BATTED FOR PUJOLS; Alou singled to center; HOWARD BATTED FOR
BANNISTER; Howard flied out to left; Landestoy popped to
shortstop in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1,
Phillies 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           1  11   0    9
 Phillies         6  10   0    9


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