San Francisco Giants 6, Houston Astros 4
Regular Season Game 156
Doubleheader Nightcap
Played on Sunday, September 24, 1978 (D) at Candlestick Park

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  2    0  2  0  -   4 11  2
SF  N    0  0  0    3  0  0    3  0  x  -   6  5  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Landestoy ss,cf               5   1   2   0       0   0       0   2
Cannon cf                     3   1   1   0       0   0       2   0
  Baldwin ph                  0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Bochy c                     1   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Howard lf                     5   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Cruz rf                       4   0   2   1       0   0       1   0
  Puhl pr,rf                  0   1   0   0       1   0       1   0
Cabell 3b                     5   1   2   0       0   0       1   2
Bergman 1b                    2   0   0   0       0   0       8   0
  Watson ph,1b                2   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Drumright 2b                  2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Alou ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gonzalez 2b                 1   0   1   1       0   0       1   0
Pujols c                      1   0   1   0       2   0       3   1
  Fischlin ss                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Obradovich ph               1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lemongello p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Dixon p                       2   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Walling ph                  1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Sexton pr,ss                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       36   4  11   3       4   0      24   9

FIELDING - 
E: Cruz (8), Cabell (17).

BATTING - 
SH: Dixon (3,off Lavelle).
Team LOB: 10.

San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Whitfield lf                  4   1   1   0       0   1       2   0
Dwyer 1b                      2   0   0   0       0   2       8   1
  Ivie ph,1b                  1   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
Clark rf                      4   1   1   1       0   0       2   0
Evans 3b                      2   1   0   1       0   1       0   2
  Herndon cf                  1   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Cruz cf,3b                    4   1   0   0       0   0       1   2
Tamargo c                     2   0   1   1       0   0       0   1
Metzger ss                    3   1   1   1       0   0       5   4
Andrews 2b                    2   1   0   0       1   0       3   4
Barr p                        2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Lavelle p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Madlock ph                  1   0   1   2       0   0       0   0
  Moffitt p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       28   6   5   6       1   5      27  16

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Cruz-Dwyer.
E: Barr (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Tamargo (4,off Dixon); Madlock (26,off Dixon).
3B: Clark (8,off Dixon); Metzger (2,off Dixon).
SH: Dwyer (3,off Dixon); Tamargo (2,off Dixon).
SF: Evans (9,off Dixon).
IBB: Andrews (1,by Dixon).
Team LOB: 2.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dixon L(6-11)                 6.1   5   6   4   1   3   0  27
Sambito                       0.2   0   0   0   0   2   0   2
Lemongello                    1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        8     5   6   4   1   5   0  32

IBB: Dixon (3,Andrews).

San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Barr W(8-11)                  5.1   7   2   2   1   0   0  23
Lavelle                       1.2   0   0   0   2   0   0   7
Moffitt                       2     4   2   2   1   0   0  11
Totals                        9    11   4   4   4   0   0  41


Umpires: HP - Nick Colosi, 1B - Frank Pulli, 2B - Eric Gregg, 3B - John Kibler
Time of Game: 3:19   Attendance: 25276


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                San Francisco Giants     
1. Landestoy           ss        Whitfield           lf
2. Cannon              cf        Dwyer               1b
3. Howard              lf        Clark               rf
4. Cruz                rf        Evans               3b
5. Cabell              3b        Cruz                cf
6. Bergman             1b        Tamargo             c
7. Drumright           2b        Metzger             ss
8. Pujols              c         Andrews             2b
9. Dixon               p         Barr                p

ASTROS 1ST: Landestoy made an out to shortstop; Cannon made an
out to shortstop; Howard grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 0.

GIANTS 1ST: Whitfield grounded out (second to first); Dwyer
struck out; Clark grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz flied out to left; Cabell grounded out
(shortstop to first); Bergman grounded out (pitcher to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 0.

GIANTS 2ND: Evans was called out on strikes; Cruz flied out to
left; Tamargo grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Drumright flied out to right; Pujols walked; Dixon
forced Pujols (shortstop to second); Landestoy singled [Dixon to
second]; Cannon grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 0.

GIANTS 3RD: Metzger flied out to right; Andrews grounded out
(shortstop to first); Barr flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Howard singled; Cruz forced Howard (first to
shortstop); Cabell grounded out (third to first) [Cruz to
second]; Bergman flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Giants 0.

GIANTS 4TH: On a bunt Whitfield singled; Dwyer out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first) [Whitfield to second]; Clark
tripled to right [Whitfield scored]; Evans reached on an error
by Cruz on a sacrifice fly [Clark scored, Evans to second]; Cruz
grounded out (shortstop to first); Tamargo doubled [Evans scored
(unearned)]; Metzger made an out to first; 3 R (2 ER), 3 H, 1 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Drumright grounded out (second to first); Pujols
singled; Dixon hit into a double play (center to first) [Pujols
out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 3.

GIANTS 5TH: Andrews flied out to center; Barr grounded out
(catcher to first); Whitfield flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Landestoy singled to right; Cannon singled
[Landestoy to third]; Cannon was picked off first but was safe
on an error by Barr [Landestoy scored, Cannon to third]; Howard
popped to shortstop in foul territory; Cruz singled to left
[Cannon scored]; Cabell singled to center [Cruz to second];
LAVELLE REPLACED BARR (PITCHING); WATSON BATTED FOR BERGMAN;
Watson forced Cabell (second to shortstop) [Cruz to third]; ALOU
BATTED FOR DRUMRIGHT; Alou made an out to second; 2 R, 4 H, 1 E,
2 LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 3.

GIANTS 6TH: WATSON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); GONZALEZ
REPLACED ALOU (PLAYING 2B); Dwyer struck out; Clark grounded out
(third to first); Evans popped to third in foul territory; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 3.

ASTROS 7TH: HERNDON REPLACED EVANS (PLAYING CF); CRUZ CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 3B); Pujols walked; Dixon out on a sacrifice
bunt (catcher to second) [Pujols to second]; Landestoy grounded
out (shortstop to first) [Pujols to third]; BALDWIN BATTED FOR
CANNON; Baldwin walked; Howard flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 3.

GIANTS 7TH: BOCHY REPLACED BALDWIN (PLAYING C ); FISCHLIN
REPLACED PUJOLS (PLAYING SS); LANDESTOY CHANGED POSITIONS
(PLAYING CF); Cruz reached on an error by Cabell [Cruz to
first]; Tamargo out on a sacrifice bunt (third to second) [Cruz
to second]; Metzger tripled to right [Cruz scored (unearned)];
Andrews was walked intentionally; MADLOCK BATTED FOR LAVELLE;
Madlock doubled to center [Metzger scored, Andrews scored];
SAMBITO REPLACED DIXON (PITCHING); Whitfield struck out; IVIE
BATTED FOR DWYER; Ivie was called out on strikes; 3 R (2 ER), 2
H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 6.

ASTROS 8TH: IVIE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); MOFFITT REPLACED
MADLOCK (PITCHING); Cruz singled; PUHL RAN FOR CRUZ; Cabell
singled [Puhl to second]; Watson flied out to center [Puhl to
third]; Gonzalez singled [Puhl scored, Cabell to second];
OBRADOVICH BATTED FOR FISCHLIN; Obradovich flied out to right;
WALLING BATTED FOR SAMBITO; Walling singled [Cabell scored,
Gonzalez to second]; SEXTON RAN FOR WALLING; Landestoy grounded
out (second to first); 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Giants 6.

GIANTS 8TH: PUHL STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); LEMONGELLO
REPLACED OBRADOVICH (PITCHING); SEXTON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING
SS); Clark flied out to right; Herndon grounded out (shortstop
to first); Cruz flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
4, Giants 6.

ASTROS 9TH: Bochy grounded out (third to first); Howard grounded
out (shortstop to first); Puhl walked; Cabell grounded out
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Giants 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           4  11   2   10
 Giants           6   5   1    2


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