Houston Astros 4, San Francisco Giants 2
Regular Season Game 105
Played on Tuesday, August 1, 1978 (N) at Astrodome

SF  N    0  0  2    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  4  1
HOU N    0  2  0    0  2  0    0  0  x  -   4  5  1
San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Madlock 2b,1b                 4   1   1   0       1   0       6   2
Dwyer lf,cf                   2   1   0   0       3   0       2   0
Clark rf                      4   0   0   1       0   4       1   0
McCovey 1b                    4   0   1   0       0   1      10   2
  Andrews pr,2b               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Cruz ph                     0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Evans 3b                      4   0   1   1       1   0       1   5
Herndon cf                    3   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  Whitfield ph,lf             1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Metzger ss                    3   0   0   0       1   1       1   5
Tamargo c                     2   0   1   0       2   0       2   1
Knepper p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Moffitt p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ivie ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Curtis p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Totals                       30   2   4   2       9  11      24  17

FIELDING - 
E: Clark (4).

BATTING - 
SH: Knepper (5,off Richard).
SF: Clark (8,off Richard).
Team LOB: 12.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Dwyer (2,3rd base off Richard/Bochy).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Landestoy ss                  3   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Puhl cf                       3   1   0   0       1   0       2   0
Cabell 3b                     4   0   1   2       0   0       0   1
Watson 1b                     4   1   1   0       0   0       3   1
  Bergman 1b                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Howard lf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Cruz rf                       3   0   1   1       0   0       1   0
Gonzalez 2b                   1   1   1   0       1   0       2   1
Bochy c                       2   0   0   0       1   1      12   0
Richard p                     2   1   1   1       1   1       1   1
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       26   4   5   4       4   3      27   4

FIELDING - 
E: Watson (7).
PB: Bochy (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Watson (21,off Knepper).
SH: Landestoy (3,off Knepper); Gonzalez (1,off Curtis).
SF: Cruz (2,off Knepper).
Team LOB: 5.

PITCHING
San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Knepper L(11-8)               4.1   3   4   4   4   1   0  20
Moffitt                       0.2   1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Curtis                        3     1   0   0   0   2   0  10
Totals                        8     5   4   4   4   3   0  33

WP: Knepper (4).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Richard W(11-9)               8.2   4   2   1   9  11   0  40
Sambito SV(8)                 0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        9     4   2   1   9  11   0  41

WP: Richard (14).

Umpires: HP - Dick Stello, 1B - Bruce Froemming, 2B - Eric Gregg, 3B - Bill Williams
Time of Game: 2:39   Attendance: 16515


Starting Lineups:

   San Francisco Giants          Houston Astros           
1. Madlock             2b        Landestoy           ss
2. Dwyer               lf        Puhl                cf
3. Clark               rf        Cabell              3b
4. McCovey             1b        Watson              1b
5. Evans               3b        Howard              lf
6. Herndon             cf        Cruz                rf
7. Metzger             ss        Gonzalez            2b
8. Tamargo             c         Bochy               c
9. Knepper             p         Richard             p

GIANTS 1ST: Madlock grounded out (first to pitcher); Dwyer flied
out to left; Clark struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Landestoy grounded out (shortstop to first); Puhl
grounded out (second to first); Cabell grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

GIANTS 2ND: McCovey reached on an error by Watson [McCovey to
first]; Richard threw a wild pitch [McCovey to second]; Evans
flied out to left; Herndon struck out; Metzger walked; Tamargo
walked [McCovey to third, Metzger to second]; Knepper was called
out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson doubled to right [Watson to third (error by
Clark)]; Howard struck out (catcher to first); Cruz hit a
sacrifice fly to left [Watson scored]; Gonzalez walked; Bochy
walked [Gonzalez to second]; Richard singled [Gonzalez scored,
Bochy to second]; Landestoy grounded out (second to first); 2 R,
2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 2.

GIANTS 3RD: Madlock walked; Dwyer walked [Madlock to second];
Bochy allowed a passed ball [Madlock to third, Dwyer to second];
Clark hit a sacrifice fly to left [Madlock scored]; Dwyer stole
third; McCovey made an out to second; Evans singled to right
[Dwyer scored (unearned)]; Herndon made an out to shortstop; 2 R
(1 ER), 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Puhl grounded out (third to first); Cabell grounded
out (shortstop to first); Watson grounded out (third to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 2.

GIANTS 4TH: Metzger flied out to center; Tamargo singled;
Knepper out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Tamargo to
second]; Madlock singled [Tamargo to third]; Dwyer flied out to
right; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Howard grounded out (third to first); Cruz grounded
out (shortstop to first); Gonzalez singled; Bochy forced
Gonzalez (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 2,
Astros 2.

GIANTS 5TH: Clark was called out on strikes; McCovey struck out;
Evans walked; Herndon was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Richard walked; Landestoy out on a sacrifice bunt
(first to second) [Richard to second]; Puhl walked; Knepper
threw a wild pitch [Richard to third, Puhl to second]; MOFFITT
REPLACED KNEPPER (PITCHING); Cabell singled [Richard scored,
Puhl scored]; Watson forced Cabell (third to second); Howard
forced Watson (shortstop unassisted); 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Giants 2, Astros 4.

GIANTS 6TH: Metzger struck out; Tamargo walked; IVIE BATTED FOR
MOFFITT; Ivie was called out on strikes; Madlock popped to first
in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 4.

ASTROS 6TH: CURTIS REPLACED IVIE (PITCHING); Cruz singled;
Gonzalez out on a sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Cruz to
second]; Bochy struck out; Richard was called out on strikes; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 4.

GIANTS 7TH: Dwyer walked; Clark was called out on strikes;
McCovey singled [Dwyer to second]; ANDREWS RAN FOR MCCOVEY;
Evans grounded out (third to first) [Dwyer to third, Andrews to
second]; WHITFIELD BATTED FOR HERNDON; Whitfield grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 4.

ASTROS 7TH: ANDREWS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); WHITFIELD
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); MADLOCK CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING
1B); DWYER CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); Landestoy flied out
to right; Puhl made an out to third; Cabell grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 4.

GIANTS 8TH: Metzger made an out to shortstop; Tamargo made an
out to shortstop; Curtis struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Giants 2, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: Watson grounded out (third to first); Howard
grounded out (second to pitcher); Cruz flied out to center; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 4.

GIANTS 9TH: BERGMAN REPLACED WATSON (PLAYING 1B); Madlock flied
out to center; Dwyer walked; Clark was called out on strikes;
CRUZ BATTED FOR ANDREWS; Cruz walked [Dwyer to second]; SAMBITO
REPLACED RICHARD (PITCHING); Evans made an out to catcher; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Giants           2   4   1   12
 Astros           4   5   1    5


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