Houston Astros 6, San Francisco Giants 5
Regular Season Game 112
Played on Wednesday, August 9, 1978 (D) at Candlestick Park

HOU N    4  0  1    0  0  0    1  0  0  -   6 10  0
SF  N    2  0  0    0  0  0    0  2  1  -   5  8  4
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl cf                       5   2   2   0       0   0       3   0
Gonzalez 2b                   4   1   0   0       1   1       1   2
Cabell 3b                     3   2   3   0       0   0       2   1
  Fischlin pr,ss              2   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Cruz rf                       3   1   1   1       1   0       2   0
Watson 1b                     4   0   1   2       0   0       5   5
  Walling pr,lf               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Bergman lf,1b                 4   0   2   1       0   0       8   0
Bochy c                       4   0   1   0       0   1       0   1
Sexton ss,3b                  4   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Lemongello p                  3   0   0   0       1   1       5   0
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   6  10   4       3   3      27  11

BATTING - 
2B: Cabell (21,off Barr).
GDP: Bergman (4,off Barr).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Puhl (19,2nd base off Barr/Hill).
CS: Puhl (11,2nd base by Williams/Hill).

San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Madlock 2b                    3   0   1   0       1   0       1   5
Dwyer cf,1b                   4   1   2   1       1   0       7   0
Clark rf                      5   1   1   2       0   0       3   0
McCovey 1b                    3   0   0   0       0   0       9   0
  Curtis p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Herndon ph                  1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Williams p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Evans 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Whitfield lf                  4   1   2   2       0   0       0   0
Metzger ss                    4   0   0   0       0   0       2   5
Hill c                        3   0   1   0       0   0       3   1
  LeMaster pr                 0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Barr p                        0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Andrews ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Minton p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cruz ph,cf                  2   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Totals                       34   5   8   5       3   0      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Madlock-Metzger-McCovey, Dwyer.
E: Clark (5), Curtis (2), Hill (6), Barr (3).

BATTING - 
HR: Clark (18,1st inning off Lemongello 1 on 1 out); Whitfield (9,8th inning
off Lemongello 1 on 2 out).
SH: Madlock (8,off Forsch).
HBP: Hill (1,by Lemongello).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lemongello W(8-10)            8     8   5   5   3   0   2  36
Forsch SV(5)                  1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     8   5   5   3   0   2  39

Lemongello faced 2 batters in the 9th inning
BK: Lemongello (2).
HBP: Lemongello (6,Hill).

San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Barr L(6-9)                   3     6   5   5   2   0   0  16
Minton                        2     1   0   0   1   0   0   8
Curtis                        3     2   1   0   0   3   0  12
Williams                      1     1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9    10   6   5   3   3   0  39

BK: Barr (2).

Umpires: HP - Jerry Dale, 1B - John McSherry, 2B - Paul Runge, 3B - Andy Olsen
Time of Game: 2:30   Attendance: 13757


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl singled to right; Puhl stole second [Puhl to
third (error by Hill)]; Barr balked [Puhl scored]; Gonzalez
walked; Cabell singled to left [Gonzalez to second]; Cruz
singled to right [Gonzalez scored, Cabell to second]; Cruz was
picked off first but was safe on an error by Barr [Cabell to
third, Cruz to second]; Watson grounded out (second to first)
[Cabell scored, Cruz to third]; Bergman singled to first [Cruz
scored]; Bochy forced Bergman (shortstop to second); Sexton
flied out to center; 4 R, 4 H, 2 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Giants 0.

GIANTS 1ST: Madlock flied out to left; Dwyer singled to right;
Clark homered [Dwyer scored]; McCovey grounded out (first to
pitcher); Evans flied out to left; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
4, Giants 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Lemongello grounded out (second to first); Puhl
flied out to center; Gonzalez popped to first in foul territory;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Giants 2.

GIANTS 2ND: Whitfield grounded out (first to pitcher); Metzger
flied out to center; Hill popped to third in foul territory; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Giants 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Cabell doubled to left; Cruz walked; Watson singled
to right [Cabell scored, Cruz to second]; Bergman grounded into
a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Cruz to third,
Watson out at second]; Bochy grounded out (shortstop to first);
1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Giants 2.

GIANTS 3RD: ANDREWS BATTED FOR BARR; Andrews grounded out (first
to pitcher); Madlock grounded out (third to first); Dwyer
singled to first; Clark forced Dwyer (shortstop to second); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Giants 2.

ASTROS 4TH: MINTON REPLACED ANDREWS (PITCHING); Sexton grounded
out (third to first); Lemongello walked; Puhl grounded out
(second to first) [Lemongello to second]; Gonzalez grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Giants 2.

GIANTS 4TH: McCovey made an out to third; Evans grounded out
(first to pitcher); Whitfield singled to left; Metzger flied out
to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Giants 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Cabell singled to right; FISCHLIN RAN FOR CABELL;
Cruz flied out to center; Watson flied out to right; Bergman
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
5, Giants 2.

GIANTS 5TH: FISCHLIN STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); SEXTON CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 3B); Hill singled; CRUZ BATTED FOR MINTON;
Cruz flied out to left; Madlock walked [Hill to second]; Dwyer
walked [Hill to third, Madlock to second]; Clark popped to first
in foul territory; McCovey grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 5, Giants 2.

ASTROS 6TH: CURTIS REPLACED MCCOVEY (PITCHING); DWYER CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); CRUZ STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); Bochy
singled to right; Sexton lined into a double play (first
unassisted) [Bochy out at first]; Lemongello grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Giants 2.

GIANTS 6TH: Evans flied out to center; Whitfield grounded out
(second to first); Metzger flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 5, Giants 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Puhl reached on an error by Clark [Puhl scored
(unearned)]; Gonzalez struck out; Fischlin flied out to right;
Cruz grounded out (pitcher unassisted); 1 R (0 ER), 0 H, 1 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 6, Giants 2.

GIANTS 7TH: Hill grounded out (third to first); Cruz flied out
to left; Madlock singled to third; Dwyer grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Giants 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Watson reached on an error by Curtis; WALLING RAN
FOR WATSON; Bergman singled to center [Walling to second]; Bochy
struck out; Sexton flied out to right; Lemongello struck out; 0
R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 6, Giants 2.

GIANTS 8TH: WALLING STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); BERGMAN CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); Clark flied out to right; HERNDON BATTED
FOR CURTIS; Herndon singled to right; Lemongello balked [Herndon
to second]; Evans flied out to right; Whitfield homered [Herndon
scored]; Metzger grounded out (second to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 6, Giants 4.

ASTROS 9TH: WILLIAMS REPLACED HERNDON (PITCHING); Puhl singled
to left; Gonzalez flied out to center; Puhl was caught stealing
second (catcher to shortstop); Fischlin grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Giants 4.

GIANTS 9TH: Hill was hit by a pitch; LEMASTER RAN FOR HILL; Cruz
walked [LeMaster to second]; FORSCH REPLACED LEMONGELLO
(PITCHING); Madlock out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to first)
[LeMaster to third, Cruz to second]; Dwyer grounded out (first
unassisted) [LeMaster scored, Cruz to third]; Clark made an out
to shortstop; 1 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Giants 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           6  10   0    6
 Giants           5   8   4    7


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