Houston Astros 3, San Francisco Giants 0
Regular Season Game 162
Played on Sunday, October 1, 1978 (D) at Astrodome

SF  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  5  0
HOU N    1  1  1    0  0  0    0  0  x  -   3  6  1
San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Whitfield lf                  4   0   1   0       0   2       1   0
Metzger ss                    4   0   1   0       0   2       0   2
Dwyer 1b                      3   0   0   0       1   0      14   0
Clark rf                      4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Tamargo c                     4   0   0   0       0   0       5   1
Cruz cf                       4   0   2   0       0   0       1   0
Heintzelman 3b                4   0   1   0       0   0       0   5
Andrews 2b                    3   0   0   0       0   0       1   4
Nastu p                       1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Evans ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Plank p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ivie ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Curtis p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       33   0   5   0       1   6      24  13

BATTING - 
2B: Cruz (13,off Niekro).
Team LOB: 7.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cabell 3b                     3   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Ruhle p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cannon lf                   1   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Sexton ss,3b                  4   1   2   0       0   1       0   2
Cedeno cf                     3   1   1   2       0   1       4   0
Howe 1b                       3   0   0   0       0   1       6   0
Leonard rf                    2   1   1   0       0   0       3   0
  Walling rf                  1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Alou lf                       3   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Lemongello p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Gonzalez 2b                   3   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Bochy c                       3   0   0   0       0   1       7   0
Niekro p                      1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Watson ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Fischlin ss                 1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Totals                       29   3   6   3       0   5      27   3

FIELDING - 
E: Howe (13).

BATTING - 
2B: Leonard (2,off Nastu).
3B: Sexton (2,off Nastu).
HR: Cedeno (7,3rd inning off Nastu 0 on 2 out).
Team LOB: 2.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Gonzalez (6,2nd base off Nastu/Tamargo).
CS: Sexton (2,2nd base by Plank/Tamargo).

PITCHING
San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Nastu L(0-1)                  4     4   3   3   0   3   1  16
Plank                         2     1   0   0   0   1   0   6
Curtis                        2     1   0   0   0   1   0   7
Totals                        8     6   3   3   0   5   1  29


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro W(14-14)               5     3   0   0   0   2   0  18
Ruhle                         2     2   0   0   0   3   0   9
Lemongello SV(1)              2     0   0   0   1   1   0   7
Totals                        9     5   0   0   1   6   0  34


Umpires: HP - Doug Harvey, 1B - Andy Olsen, 2B - Jim Quick, 3B - Jerry Crawford
Time of Game: 1:41   Attendance: 7077


Starting Lineups:

   San Francisco Giants          Houston Astros           
1. Whitfield           lf        Cabell              3b
2. Metzger             ss        Sexton              ss
3. Dwyer               1b        Cedeno              cf
4. Clark               rf        Howe                1b
5. Tamargo             c         Leonard             rf
6. Cruz                cf        Alou                lf
7. Heintzelman         3b        Gonzalez            2b
8. Andrews             2b        Bochy               c
9. Nastu               p         Niekro              p

GIANTS 1ST: Whitfield flied out to left; Metzger struck out;
Dwyer made an out to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Cabell grounded out (shortstop to first); Sexton
tripled; Cedeno grounded out (second to first) [Sexton scored];
Howe grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Giants 0, Astros 1.

GIANTS 2ND: Clark flied out to center; Tamargo grounded out
(first unassisted); Cruz flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Leonard doubled; Alou grounded out (first
unassisted) [Leonard to third]; Gonzalez singled [Leonard
scored]; Gonzalez stole second; Bochy struck out; Niekro flied
out to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 2.

GIANTS 3RD: Heintzelman grounded out (shortstop to first);
Andrews flied out to center; Nastu popped to third in foul
territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Cabell grounded out (third to first); Sexton struck
out; Cedeno homered; Howe struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Giants 0, Astros 3.

GIANTS 4TH: Whitfield singled; Metzger singled [Whitfield to
second]; Dwyer made an out to pitcher; Clark struck out; Tamargo
flied out to right; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Leonard grounded out (third to first); Alou grounded
out (third to first); Gonzalez flied to right in foul territory;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 3.

GIANTS 5TH: Cruz doubled; Heintzelman grounded out (third to
first); Andrews grounded out (shortstop to first); EVANS BATTED
FOR NASTU; Evans grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: PLANK REPLACED EVANS (PITCHING); Bochy grounded out
(second to first); WATSON BATTED FOR NIEKRO; Watson grounded out
(shortstop to first); Cabell grounded out (third to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 3.

GIANTS 6TH: FISCHLIN REPLACED WATSON (PLAYING SS); RUHLE
REPLACED CABELL (PITCHING); SEXTON CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING
3B); Whitfield struck out; Metzger struck out; Dwyer flied out
to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Sexton singled; Sexton was caught stealing second
(catcher to second); Cedeno struck out; Howe grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 3.

GIANTS 7TH: WALLING REPLACED LEONARD (PLAYING RF); Clark made an
out to shortstop; Tamargo reached on an error by Howe [Tamargo
to first]; Cruz singled [Tamargo to second]; Heintzelman singled
[Tamargo to third, Cruz to second]; Andrews flied out to right;
IVIE BATTED FOR PLANK; Ivie struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 1 E, 3 LOB. 
Giants 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: CURTIS REPLACED IVIE (PITCHING); Walling grounded
out (second to first); Alou grounded out (second to first);
Gonzalez grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Giants 0, Astros 3.

GIANTS 8TH: LEMONGELLO REPLACED ALOU (PITCHING); CANNON REPLACED
RUHLE (PLAYING LF); Whitfield struck out; Metzger flied out to
center; Dwyer walked; Clark flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Bochy flied out to right; Fischlin struck out;
Cannon singled; Sexton flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 3.

GIANTS 9TH: Tamargo flied out to center; Cruz flied out to left;
Heintzelman popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Giants           0   5   0    7
 Astros           3   6   1    2


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