San Francisco Giants 4, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 106
Played on Wednesday, August 2, 1978 (N) at Astrodome

SF  N    1  0  0    3  0  0    0  0  0  -   4 11  0
HOU N    1  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  7  0
San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Madlock 2b                    3   1   1   0       1   0       3   5
Dwyer rf,1b                   4   0   1   1       0   0       6   0
Evans 3b                      3   1   1   0       1   1       1   3
McCovey 1b                    3   1   1   0       0   1       7   0
  Herndon cf                  1   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Whitfield lf                  4   1   2   3       0   2       1   0
Cruz cf,rf                    4   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Metzger ss                    4   0   2   0       0   0       0   4
Tamargo c                     4   0   2   0       0   0       4   0
Montefusco p                  3   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   4  11   4       2   5      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Metzger-Madlock-Dwyer.

BATTING - 
2B: Madlock (19,off Dixon).
HR: Whitfield (8,4th inning off Dixon 2 on 0 out).
SH: Montefusco (6,off Andujar).
GDP: Herndon (9,off Andujar); Montefusco (2,off Andujar).
IBB: Madlock (8,by Andujar).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Dwyer (3,2nd base off Dixon/Bochy).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Landestoy ss                  5   0   0   0       0   0       3   2
Puhl cf                       4   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Cabell 3b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       5   1
Cruz rf                       4   1   3   1       0   0       1   0
Watson 1b                     3   0   1   1       1   0       8   2
Bergman lf                    4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Gonzalez 2b                   4   0   2   0       0   0       4   4
Bochy c                       3   0   0   0       1   2       3   2
Dixon p                       1   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
  Walling ph                  0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Bannister p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Howard ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Andujar p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
  Alou ph                     0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Fischlin pr                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   2   7   2       4   3      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Gonzalez-Watson, Landestoy-Gonzalez-Watson, Andujar-Landestoy-Gonzalez.

BATTING - 
2B: Watson (22,off Montefusco).
GDP: Watson (12,off Montefusco).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Puhl (18,2nd base off Montefusco/Tamargo).

PITCHING
San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Montefusco W(8-4)             9     7   2   2   4   3   0  37


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dixon L(5-8)                  5     6   4   4   1   3   1  20
Bannister                     1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Andujar                       3     5   0   0   1   0   0  13
Totals                        9    11   4   4   2   5   1  36

IBB: Andujar (1,Madlock).

Umpires: HP - Bruce Froemming, 1B - Eric Gregg, 2B - Bill Williams, 3B - Dick Stello
Time of Game: 2:17   Attendance: 14754


Starting Lineups:

   San Francisco Giants          Houston Astros           
1. Madlock             2b        Landestoy           ss
2. Dwyer               rf        Puhl                cf
3. Evans               3b        Cabell              3b
4. McCovey             1b        Cruz                rf
5. Whitfield           lf        Watson              1b
6. Cruz                cf        Bergman             lf
7. Metzger             ss        Gonzalez            2b
8. Tamargo             c         Bochy               c
9. Montefusco          p         Dixon               p

GIANTS 1ST: Madlock doubled to center; Dwyer singled to center
[Madlock scored]; Dwyer stole second; Evans struck out; McCovey
grounded out (second to first) [Dwyer to third]; Dwyer was
picked off third (pitcher to third); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Giants 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Landestoy grounded out (second to first); On a bunt
Puhl singled; Puhl stole second; Cabell grounded out (second to
first) [Puhl to third]; Cruz singled [Puhl scored]; Watson flied
out to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 1.

GIANTS 2ND: Whitfield struck out (catcher to first); Cruz made
an out to third; Metzger grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Bergman was called out on strikes; Gonzalez singled;
Bochy flied out to center; Dixon flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 1.

GIANTS 3RD: Tamargo singled to right; Montefusco forced Tamargo
(pitcher to shortstop); Madlock made an out to third; Dwyer made
an out to third; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Landestoy flied out to right; Puhl popped to catcher
in foul territory; Cabell grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 1.

GIANTS 4TH: Evans walked; McCovey singled [Evans to third];
Whitfield homered [Evans scored, McCovey scored]; Cruz struck
out; Metzger grounded out (first to pitcher); Tamargo made an
out to shortstop; 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Cruz singled; Watson doubled [Cruz scored]; Bergman
grounded out (third to first); Gonzalez grounded out (shortstop
to first); Bochy struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 4,
Astros 2.

GIANTS 5TH: Montefusco singled; Madlock made an out to first;
Dwyer hit into a double play (second to first) [Montefusco out
at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 4, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: WALLING BATTED FOR DIXON; Walling walked; Landestoy
made an out to second; Puhl grounded out (second to first)
[Walling to second]; Cabell grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 4, Astros 2.

GIANTS 6TH: BANNISTER REPLACED WALLING (PITCHING); Evans made an
out to third; McCovey struck out (catcher to first); Whitfield
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 4, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: DWYER CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); CRUZ CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); HERNDON REPLACED MCCOVEY (PLAYING CF);
Cruz grounded out (third to first); Watson walked; Bergman flied
out to center; Gonzalez singled to right [Watson to second];
Bochy walked [Watson to third, Gonzalez to second]; HOWARD
BATTED FOR BANNISTER; Howard flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3
LOB.  Giants 4, Astros 2.

GIANTS 7TH: ANDUJAR REPLACED HOWARD (PITCHING); Cruz grounded
out (third to first); Metzger singled to right; Tamargo singled
to right [Metzger to second]; Montefusco out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [Metzger to third, Tamargo to second];
Madlock was walked intentionally; Dwyer grounded out (first to
pitcher); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Giants 4, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Landestoy made an out to third; Puhl grounded out
(second to first); Cabell grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 4, Astros 2.

GIANTS 8TH: Evans singled to right; Herndon grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Evans out at
second]; Whitfield singled to center; Cruz flied out to right; 0
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 4, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Cruz singled to right; Watson grounded into a double
play (shortstop to second to first) [Cruz out at second];
Bergman flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 4,
Astros 2.

GIANTS 9TH: Metzger singled; Tamargo flied out to center; On a
bunt Montefusco grounded into a double play (pitcher to
shortstop to second) [Metzger out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Giants 4, Astros 2.

ASTROS 9TH: Gonzalez flied out to right; Bochy struck out; ALOU
BATTED FOR ANDUJAR; Alou walked; FISCHLIN RAN FOR ALOU;
Landestoy made an out to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants
4, Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Giants           4  11   0    5
 Astros           2   7   0    8


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