San Francisco Giants 2, Houston Astros 0
Regular Season Game 153
Played on Friday, September 22, 1978 (N) at Candlestick Park

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  5  1
SF  N    0  0  0    0  1  1    0  0  x  -   2  8  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Landestoy ss                  4   0   0   0       0   1       2   2
Gonzalez 2b                   4   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
Howard cf                     4   0   0   0       0   2       2   0
Watson 1b                     4   0   2   0       0   0       8   0
Cabell 3b                     4   0   0   0       0   1       2   3
Alou lf                       3   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Cruz rf                       3   0   1   0       0   0       5   1
Bochy c                       3   0   1   0       0   2       1   1
Ruhle p                       2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Baldwin ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Riccelli p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   0   5   0       0   8      24  10

FIELDING - 
E: Cabell (16).

BATTING - 
GDP: Ruhle (1,off Knepper).
Team LOB: 5.

San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Whitfield lf                  4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Dwyer 1b                      4   1   1   0       0   0       6   0
  James 1b                    0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Clark rf                      4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Evans 3b                      3   0   1   0       1   0       1   2
Cruz cf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
  Herndon cf                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Hill c                        3   1   1   0       1   0       8   0
Metzger ss                    4   0   2   0       0   1       1   5
Andrews 2b                    3   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
Knepper p                     3   0   1   1       0   0       0   1
Totals                       32   2   8   1       2   1      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Evans-Metzger-Andrews.
E: Evans (23).

BATTING - 
2B: Dwyer (11,off Ruhle).
IBB: Evans (12,by Ruhle).
Team LOB: 8.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ruhle L(2-3)                  7     8   2   1   2   1   0  31
Riccelli                      1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        8     8   2   1   2   1   0  34

IBB: Ruhle (1,Evans).

San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Knepper W(16-11)              9     5   0   0   0   8   0  32


Umpires: HP - Frank Pulli, 1B - Eric Gregg, 2B - John Kibler, 3B - Nick Colosi
Time of Game: 2:04   Attendance: 4510


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                San Francisco Giants     
1. Landestoy           ss        Whitfield           lf
2. Gonzalez            2b        Dwyer               1b
3. Howard              cf        Clark               rf
4. Watson              1b        Evans               3b
5. Cabell              3b        Cruz                cf
6. Alou                lf        Hill                c
7. Cruz                rf        Metzger             ss
8. Bochy               c         Andrews             2b
9. Ruhle               p         Knepper             p

ASTROS 1ST: Landestoy flied out to center; Gonzalez grounded out
(shortstop to first); Howard struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Giants 0.

GIANTS 1ST: Whitfield grounded out (shortstop to first); Dwyer
flied out to left; Clark singled to left; Evans made an out to
third; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson grounded out (pitcher to first); Cabell flied
out to center; Alou grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 0.

GIANTS 2ND: Cruz grounded out (third to first); Hill popped to
first in foul territory; Metzger singled to center; Andrews
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
0, Giants 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Cruz reached on an error by Evans [Cruz to first];
Bochy singled [Cruz to second]; On a bunt Ruhle grounded into a
double play (third to shortstop to second) [Cruz to third, Bochy
out at second]; Landestoy struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Giants 0.

GIANTS 3RD: Knepper flied out to right; Whitfield singled to
center; Dwyer forced Whitfield (second to shortstop); Clark
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Giants 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Gonzalez struck out; Howard struck out; Watson
singled to center; Cabell flied out to center; 1B umpire Eric
Gregg ruled Heity Cruz trapped Enos Cabell's ball but 2B umpire
John Kibler overruled Gregg; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
0, Giants 0.

GIANTS 4TH: Evans singled to center; Cruz made an out to second;
Hill singled [Evans to second]; Metzger struck out; Andrews
flied out to left; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Alou singled; Cruz popped to third in foul
territory; Bochy struck out; Ruhle was called out on strikes; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 0.

GIANTS 5TH: Knepper flied out to right; Whitfield flied to right
in foul territory; Dwyer doubled to right; Clark reached on an
error by Cabell [Dwyer scored (unearned) (no RBI), Clark to
second]; Evans was walked intentionally; Cruz grounded out
(third to first); 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants
1.

ASTROS 6TH: Landestoy flied out to right; Gonzalez grounded out
(second to first); Howard grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 1.

GIANTS 6TH: Hill walked; On a bunt Metzger singled [Hill to
second]; Andrews grounded out (shortstop to first) [Hill to
third, Metzger to second]; Knepper singled to right [Hill
scored, Metzger to third, Knepper out at second (right to
catcher to shortstop)]; Whitfield flied out to right; 1 R, 2 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Watson singled to right; Cabell popped to first in
foul territory; Alou forced Watson (shortstop to second); Cruz
singled to center [Alou to second]; Bochy was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 2.

GIANTS 7TH: Dwyer flied out to right; Clark popped to third in
foul territory; Evans flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 0, Giants 2.

ASTROS 8TH: JAMES REPLACED DWYER (PLAYING 1B); BALDWIN BATTED
FOR RUHLE; Baldwin flied out to left; Landestoy flied out to
left; Gonzalez made an out to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Giants 2.

GIANTS 8TH: RICCELLI REPLACED BALDWIN (PITCHING); Cruz flied out
to left; Hill flied out to center; Metzger grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 2.

ASTROS 9TH: HERNDON REPLACED CRUZ (PLAYING CF); Howard grounded
out (shortstop to first); Watson flied out to right; Cabell
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           0   5   1    5
 Giants           2   8   1    8


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