Houston Astros 10, San Diego Padres 4
Regular Season Game 141
Played on Saturday, September 9, 1978 (N) at Astrodome

SD  N    0  1  0    0  0  1    0  2  0  -   4  8  3
HOU N    2  0  3    0  1  3    1  0  x  -  10 16  1
San Diego Padres             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Richards lf                   4   2   2   0       0   0       3   0
Smith ss                      4   0   2   1       0   0       1   3
Evans 3b                      3   0   0   1       0   0       1   5
Winfield rf,cf                4   1   2   1       0   1       1   0
Turner cf                     3   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  D'Acquisto p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gamble ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Lolich p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Tenace c                      3   0   0   0       1   0       4   0
Perkins 1b                    4   0   1   1       0   1      10   1
Gonzalez 2b                   3   0   0   0       0   0       2   3
  Baker 2b                    1   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
Mura p                        1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lee p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Beswick ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Eichelberger p              0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Reynolds rf                 1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   4   8   4       1   3      24  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Evans-Baker-Perkins.
E: Richards (16), Mura 2 (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Winfield (27,off Niekro); Perkins (11,off Niekro); Richards (25,off Niekro).
SF: Evans (1,off Niekro).
GDP: Richards (8,off Niekro).
Team LOB: 4.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Landestoy ss                  4   2   2   0       1   0       2   4
Gonzalez 2b                   5   2   3   0       0   0       0   6
Puhl cf                       4   2   2   3       0   0       4   0
Cruz rf                       5   2   3   1       0   0       1   0
Cabell 3b                     4   1   2   3       0   0       0   2
  Bergman 1b                  0   0   0   0       1   0       4   0
Watson 1b                     4   0   1   1       0   1       9   0
  Sexton 3b                   1   0   1   0       0   0       0   2
Walling lf                    3   1   1   0       2   0       4   0
Pujols c                      4   0   1   1       1   1       3   1
Niekro p                      5   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       39  10  16   9       5   2      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Gonzalez-Landestoy-Watson.
E: Watson (8).

BATTING - 
2B: Cabell (25,off Mura); Puhl (23,off D'Acquisto).
3B: Pujols (1,off Eichelberger).
SF: Puhl (7,off Mura).
GDP: Niekro (2,off Lolich).
IBB: Walling (3,by D'Acquisto); Pujols (1,by Lolich).
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Gonzalez (4,2nd base off Mura/Tenace); Cruz 2 (31,2nd base off Mura/Tenace,2nd
base off D'Acquisto/Tenace); Puhl (29,2nd base off Eichelberger/Tenace).

PITCHING
San Diego Padres             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Mura L(0-1)                   2.1   6   5   5   1   1   0  14
Lee                           1.2   3   0   0   0   0   0   8
Eichelberger                  1.1   3   4   4   1   0   0   9
D'Acquisto                    1.2   3   1   1   1   1   0   9
Lolich                        1     1   0   0   2   0   0   5
Totals                        8    16  10  10   5   2   0  45

WP: Mura (1).
BK: Eichelberger (1).
IBB: D'Acquisto (1,Walling); Lolich (3,Pujols).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro W(12-12)               9     8   4   4   1   3   0  35


Umpires: HP - Bruce Froemming, 1B - Joe West, 2B - Bill Williams, 3B - Dick Stello
Time of Game: 2:49   Attendance: 8240


Starting Lineups:

   San Diego Padres              Houston Astros           
1. Richards            lf        Landestoy           ss
2. Smith               ss        Gonzalez            2b
3. Evans               3b        Puhl                cf
4. Winfield            rf        Cruz                rf
5. Turner              cf        Cabell              3b
6. Tenace              c         Watson              1b
7. Perkins             1b        Walling             lf
8. Gonzalez            2b        Pujols              c
9. Mura                p         Niekro              p

PADRES 1ST: Richards grounded out (first unassisted); Smith
grounded out (second to first); Evans flied out to center; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Landestoy walked; Gonzalez singled [Landestoy to
third]; Gonzalez stole second; Puhl hit a sacrifice fly to left
[Landestoy scored]; Cruz singled [Gonzalez stayed at second];
Cabell forced Cruz (third to second) [Gonzalez to third]; Mura
threw a wild pitch [Gonzalez scored]; Watson struck out; 2 R, 2
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 2.

PADRES 2ND: Winfield doubled; Turner flied out to left; Tenace
grounded out (third to first); Perkins doubled [Winfield
scored]; Gonzalez grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Padres 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Walling singled; Walling was picked off first but
was safe on an error by Mura [Walling to second]; Pujols reached
on a fielder's choice [Walling out at third (shortstop to second
to third), Pujols to second]; Niekro flied out to left;
Landestoy flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 1,
Astros 2.

PADRES 3RD: Mura reached on an error by Watson [Mura to first];
Richards grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to
first) [Mura out at second]; Smith flied out to center; 0 R, 0
H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Gonzalez made an out to shortstop; Puhl singled;
Puhl was picked off first but was safe on an error by Mura [Puhl
to second]; Cruz singled [Puhl scored]; Cruz stole second;
Cabell doubled [Cruz scored]; LEE REPLACED MURA (PITCHING);
Watson singled [Cabell scored]; Walling made an out to second;
Pujols grounded out (pitcher to first); 3 R, 4 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Padres 1, Astros 5.

PADRES 4TH: Evans grounded out (third to first); Winfield
grounded out (second to first); Turner flied out to left; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 1, Astros 5.

ASTROS 4TH: Niekro grounded out (third to first); Landestoy
singled; Gonzalez singled to left [Landestoy to third, Gonzalez
to second (error by Richards)]; Puhl reached on a fielder's
choice [Landestoy out at home (second to catcher), Gonzalez to
third]; Cruz grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2
LOB.  Padres 1, Astros 5.

PADRES 5TH: Tenace walked; Perkins forced Tenace (second to
shortstop); Gonzalez flied out to right; BESWICK BATTED FOR LEE;
Beswick flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 1,
Astros 5.

ASTROS 5TH: EICHELBERGER REPLACED BESWICK (PITCHING); Cabell
grounded out (shortstop to first); Watson made an out to first;
Walling walked; Pujols tripled [Walling scored]; Niekro grounded
out (third to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 1, Astros 6.

PADRES 6TH: Richards singled; Smith singled [Richards to
second]; Evans grounded out (shortstop to first) [Richards to
third, Smith to second]; Winfield singled [Richards scored,
Smith out at home (shortstop to catcher), Winfield to second (on
throw to home)]; Turner grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 3
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 2, Astros 6.

ASTROS 6TH: Landestoy singled; Eichelberger balked [Landestoy to
second]; Gonzalez grounded out (first to pitcher) [Landestoy to
third]; Puhl reached on a fielder's choice [Landestoy scored];
Puhl stole second; Cruz singled [Puhl to third]; D'ACQUISTO
REPLACED TURNER (PITCHING); REYNOLDS REPLACED EICHELBERGER
(PLAYING RF); WINFIELD CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); Cruz
stole second; Cabell singled [Puhl scored, Cruz scored, Cabell
to second (on throw to home)]; Watson popped to catcher in foul
territory; Walling was walked intentionally; Pujols struck out;
3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 2, Astros 9.

PADRES 7TH: BERGMAN REPLACED CABELL (PLAYING 1B); SEXTON
REPLACED WATSON (PLAYING 3B); Tenace grounded out (third to
first); Perkins flied out to left; Gonzalez flied out to center;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 2, Astros 9.

ASTROS 7TH: Niekro grounded out (shortstop to first); Landestoy
grounded out (third to first); Gonzalez singled; Puhl doubled
[Gonzalez scored]; Cruz flied out to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Padres 2, Astros 10.

PADRES 8TH: Reynolds singled; Richards doubled [Reynolds to
third]; Smith singled [Reynolds scored, Richards to third];
Evans hit a sacrifice fly to center [Richards scored]; Winfield
struck out; GAMBLE BATTED FOR D'ACQUISTO; Gamble struck out; 2
R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 4, Astros 10.

ASTROS 8TH: LOLICH REPLACED GAMBLE (PITCHING); BAKER REPLACED
GONZALEZ (PLAYING 2B); Bergman walked; Sexton singled [Bergman
to second]; Walling grounded out (second to first) [Bergman to
third, Sexton to second]; Pujols was walked intentionally;
Niekro grounded into a double play (third to second to first)
[Pujols out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 4, Astros
10.

PADRES 9TH: Tenace grounded out (third to first); Perkins struck
out (catcher to first); Baker grounded out (shortstop to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 4, Astros 10.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Padres           4   8   3    4
 Astros          10  16   1   11


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