San Francisco Giants 3, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 111
Played on Tuesday, August 8, 1978 (N) at Candlestick Park

HOU N    1  0  0    0  0  0    1  0  0  -   2 11  0
SF  N    1  0  2    0  0  0    0  0  x  -   3  7  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl cf                       4   1   4   1       1   0       3   0
Gonzalez 2b                   5   0   1   0       0   1       2   4
Cabell 3b                     5   0   1   0       0   1       0   2
Cruz rf                       4   0   3   1       0   0       2   0
Watson 1b                     3   0   1   0       1   1      11   0
Bergman lf                    3   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Howard ph,lf                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Bochy c                       2   1   0   0       1   2       2   0
  Alou ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Pujols c                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Sexton ss                     3   0   0   0       1   1       2   2
Dixon p                       2   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
  Walling ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Landestoy ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   2  11   2       4   8      24  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Gonzalez-Sexton-Watson, Pujols-Gonzalez.

BATTING - 
2B: Cruz (20,off Montefusco); Puhl (18,off Montefusco).
GDP: Gonzalez 2 (4,off Montefusco 2).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cruz (19,2nd base off Montefusco/Tamargo).

San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Madlock 2b                    4   1   2   1       0   0       1   3
  Lavelle p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Moffitt p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Whitfield lf                  3   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Clark rf                      4   1   1   0       0   0       3   1
McCovey 1b                    2   0   0   0       2   0       8   0
  Dwyer 1b                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Evans 3b                      4   0   2   2       0   0       1   1
Herndon cf                    3   0   0   0       1   2       2   0
Metzger ss                    3   0   0   0       0   0       2   3
Tamargo c                     3   0   1   0       0   0       9   0
Montefusco p                  1   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Andrews ph,2b               1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       28   3   7   3       4   3      27   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Clark-McCovey, Evans-Madlock-McCovey, Madlock-Metzger-McCovey.

BATTING - 
HR: Madlock (10,1st inning off Dixon 0 on 0 out).
SH: Whitfield (14,off Sambito).
GDP: Metzger (12,off Dixon).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Evans (4,2nd base by Sambito/Pujols).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dixon L(5-9)                  6     5   3   3   4   1   1  26
Sambito                       2     2   0   0   0   2   0   7
Totals                        8     7   3   3   4   3   1  33


San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Montefusco W(9-4)             7     7   2   2   4   6   0  29
Lavelle                       1.2   4   0   0   0   1   0   9
Moffitt SV(10)                0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Totals                        9    11   2   2   4   8   0  39


Umpires: HP - Andy Olsen, 1B - Jerry Dale, 2B - John McSherry, 3B - Paul Runge
Time of Game: 2:25   Attendance: 31904


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl singled to shortstop; Gonzalez grounded out
(second to first) [Puhl to second]; Cabell lined to first; Cruz
doubled to left [Puhl scored]; Watson walked; Bergman flied out
to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 0.

GIANTS 1ST: Madlock homered; Whitfield flied out to left; Clark
flied out to right; McCovey walked; Evans popped to first in
foul territory; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Bochy struck out; Sexton walked; Dixon hit into a
double play (right to first) [Sexton out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 1.

GIANTS 2ND: Herndon flied out to right; Metzger grounded out
(second to first); Tamargo singled to right; Montefusco walked
[Tamargo to second]; Madlock grounded out (third to first); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Puhl singled to third; Gonzalez grounded into a
double play (third to second to first) [Puhl out at second];
Cabell singled to third; Cruz grounded out (shortstop to first);
0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 1.

GIANTS 3RD: Whitfield singled to third; Clark singled to left
[Whitfield to third]; McCovey walked [Clark to second]; Evans
singled to right [Whitfield scored, Clark scored, McCovey to
second]; Herndon struck out; Metzger flied out to center;
Tamargo flied out to center; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1,
Giants 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Watson lined to third; Bergman grounded out (first
unassisted); Bochy struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Giants 3.

GIANTS 4TH: On a bunt Montefusco grounded out (pitcher to
first); Madlock made an out to second; Whitfield made an out to
shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Sexton popped to catcher in foul territory; Dixon
singled to center; Puhl walked [Dixon to second]; Gonzalez
grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Puhl
out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 3.

GIANTS 5TH: Clark grounded out (shortstop to first); McCovey
flied out to center; Evans grounded out (second to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Cabell made an out to shortstop; Cruz singled to
shortstop; Cruz stole second; Watson struck out; Bergman struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 3.

GIANTS 6TH: Herndon walked; Metzger grounded into a double play
(second to shortstop to first) [Herndon out at second]; Tamargo
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Giants 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Bochy walked; Sexton struck out; WALLING BATTED FOR
DIXON; Walling flied out to center; Puhl doubled to center
[Bochy scored]; Gonzalez was called out on strikes; 1 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 3.

GIANTS 7TH: SAMBITO REPLACED WALLING (PITCHING); ANDREWS BATTED
FOR MONTEFUSCO; Andrews was called out on strikes; Madlock
singled to left; Whitfield out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to
first) [Madlock to second]; Clark grounded out (third to first);
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 3.

ASTROS 8TH: LAVELLE REPLACED MADLOCK (PITCHING); ANDREWS STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); Cabell grounded out (shortstop to first);
Cruz singled to left; Watson singled to center [Cruz to second];
HOWARD BATTED FOR BERGMAN; Howard flied out to right; ALOU
BATTED FOR BOCHY; Alou struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
2, Giants 3.

GIANTS 8TH: HOWARD STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); PUJOLS REPLACED
ALOU (PLAYING C ); McCovey grounded out (pitcher to first);
Evans singled to right; Herndon struck out while Evans was
caught stealing second (catcher to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 3.

ASTROS 9TH: DWYER REPLACED MCCOVEY (PLAYING 1B); Sexton flied
out to center; LANDESTOY BATTED FOR SAMBITO; Landestoy flied to
right in foul territory; Puhl singled to center; Gonzalez
singled [Puhl to third]; MOFFITT REPLACED LAVELLE (PITCHING);
Cabell struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2  11   0   10
 Giants           3   7   0    6


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