San Francisco Giants 8, Houston Astros 4 (10 innings)
Regular Season Game 37
Played on Wednesday, May 16, 1979 (N) at Astrodome

SF  N    0  1  0    0  0  2    0  1  0    4  -   8 11  0
HOU N    0  2  1    0  0  1    0  0  0    0  -   4 10  1
San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Madlock 2b,1b                 6   1   1   2       0   1       6   0
Whitfield lf                  6   1   2   1       0   0       0   0
Clark rf                      6   0   4   1       0   0       1   0
McCovey 1b                    2   1   0   0       2   0      11   0
  LeMaster pr,ss              2   1   0   0       0   1       0   3
Evans 3b                      4   1   2   1       1   0       1   2
Herndon cf                    4   1   1   0       0   0       2   0
Hill c                        3   0   0   0       2   0       4   1
Metzger ss                    2   0   1   2       1   0       3   7
  Andrews ph,2b               1   1   0   1       0   0       2   3
Knepper p                     2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Tamargo ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Griffin p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Cruz ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lavelle p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  North ph                    0   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Moffitt p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       40   8  11   8       7   3      30  18

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. LeMaster-Andrews-Madlock, Andrews-Madlock.

BATTING - 
2B: Evans (4,off Williams); Metzger (2,off Williams); Whitfield (8,off Williams).
SH: Herndon (2,off Sambito).
SF: Andrews (1,off Sambito).
IBB: Hill (1,by Sambito).
Team LOB: 11.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl rf                       2   0   0   0       2   0       2   0
Reynolds ss                   4   0   3   2       1   0       1   3
Cedeno cf                     4   0   1   0       1   1       2   0
Watson 1b                     5   1   1   1       0   0      17   0
Cabell 3b                     5   0   0   0       0   1       0   3
Cruz lf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
  Leonard lf                  1   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Howe 2b                       3   0   0   0       1   1       1   6
  Landestoy pr,2b             1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Bochy c                       4   2   2   1       0   0       3   0
Williams p                    2   1   2   0       0   0       0   0
  Andujar p                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Alou ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McLaughlin p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   4  10   4       5   3      30  14

FIELDING - 
E: Reynolds (9).

BATTING - 
2B: Williams (1,off Knepper); Cedeno (10,off Lavelle).
HR: Watson (3,3rd inning off Knepper 0 on 0 out); Bochy (1,6th inning off Griffin
0 on 1 out).
HBP: Puhl (1,by Griffin).
GDP: Bochy (1,off Lavelle); Landestoy (1,off Moffitt).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Reynolds (3,2nd base off Knepper/Hill).
CS: Puhl (9,2nd base by Griffin/Hill).

PITCHING
San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Knepper                       5     6   3   3   3   1   1  24
Griffin                       2     2   1   1   0   1   1   8
Lavelle W(3-0)                2     1   0   0   2   0   0   8
Moffitt                       1     1   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                       10    10   4   4   5   3   2  43

HBP: Griffin (3,Puhl).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Williams                      5.1   6   3   3   1   0   0  23
Andujar                       1.2   0   1   1   4   2   0   9
Sambito                       2     1   0   0   1   0   0   8
McLaughlin L(1-1)             1     4   4   0   1   1   0   9
Totals                       10    11   8   4   7   3   0  49

Andujar faced 2 batters in the 8th inning
IBB: Sambito (2,Hill).

Umpires: HP - Lanny Harris, 1B - Murray Strey, 2B - Gene Smith, 3B - Howard Hansen
Time of Game: 3:03   Attendance: 10094


Starting Lineups:

   San Francisco Giants          Houston Astros           
1. Madlock             2b        Puhl                rf
2. Whitfield           lf        Reynolds            ss
3. Clark               rf        Cedeno              cf
4. McCovey             1b        Watson              1b
5. Evans               3b        Cabell              3b
6. Herndon             cf        Cruz                lf
7. Hill                c         Howe                2b
8. Metzger             ss        Bochy               c
9. Knepper             p         Williams            p

GIANTS 1ST: Debut for umpire Gene Smith; Madlock grounded
out (shortstop to first); Whitfield flied out to center; Clark
singled to left; McCovey grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl popped to catcher in foul territory; Reynolds
singled to right; Reynolds stole second; Cedeno walked; Watson
forced Cedeno (shortstop to second) [Reynolds to third]; Cabell
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants
0, Astros 0.

GIANTS 2ND: Evans doubled to center; Herndon flied out to right;
Hill grounded out (third to first); Metzger doubled to left
[Evans scored]; Knepper grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz made an out to shortstop; Howe grounded out
(shortstop to first); Bochy singled to left; Williams doubled to
right [Bochy to third]; Puhl walked; Reynolds singled to center
[Bochy scored, Williams scored, Puhl to third, Reynolds to
second (on throw)]; Cedeno grounded out (first unassisted); 2 R,
3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 2.

GIANTS 3RD: Madlock grounded out (third to first); Whitfield
made an out to shortstop; Clark singled to left; McCovey flied
out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Watson homered; Cabell grounded out (shortstop to
first); Cruz flied out to center; Howe grounded out (shortstop
to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 3.

GIANTS 4TH: Evans lined to first; Herndon grounded out (first
unassisted); Hill grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Bochy lined to shortstop; Williams singled to third;
Puhl walked [Williams to second]; Reynolds grounded out (third
to first) [Williams to third, Puhl to second]; Cedeno struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 3.

GIANTS 5TH: Metzger lined to first; Knepper grounded out (second
to first); Madlock flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Giants 1, Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Watson flied out to center; Cabell grounded out
(shortstop to first); Cruz grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 3.

GIANTS 6TH: Whitfield doubled to center; Clark grounded out
(second to first) [Whitfield to third]; McCovey walked; Evans
singled to right [Whitfield scored, McCovey to second]; ANDUJAR
REPLACED WILLIAMS (PITCHING); Herndon grounded out (second to
first) [McCovey to third, Evans to second]; Hill walked; Metzger
walked [McCovey scored, Evans to third, Hill to second]; TAMARGO
BATTED FOR KNEPPER; Tamargo struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. 
Giants 3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: GRIFFIN REPLACED TAMARGO (PITCHING); Howe struck
out; Bochy homered; Andujar flied out to right; Puhl was hit by
a pitch; Puhl was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop);
1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 3, Astros 4.

GIANTS 7TH: Madlock struck out; Whitfield grounded out (second
to first); Clark grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Giants 3, Astros 4.

ASTROS 7TH: Reynolds singled to left; Cedeno grounded out
(pitcher to first) [Reynolds to second]; Watson grounded out
(shortstop to first); Cabell grounded out (pitcher to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 3, Astros 4.

GIANTS 8TH: McCovey walked; LEMASTER RAN FOR MCCOVEY; Evans
walked [LeMaster to second]; SAMBITO REPLACED ANDUJAR
(PITCHING); Herndon out on a sacrifice bunt (third to second)
[LeMaster to third, Evans to second]; Hill was walked
intentionally; ANDREWS BATTED FOR METZGER; Andrews hit a
sacrifice fly to left [LeMaster scored, Evans to third]; CRUZ
BATTED FOR GRIFFIN; Cruz made an out to first; 1 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Giants 4, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: ANDREWS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); LEMASTER STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING SS); MADLOCK CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B);
LAVELLE REPLACED CRUZ (PITCHING); Cruz grounded out (second to
first); Howe walked; LANDESTOY RAN FOR HOWE; Bochy grounded into
a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Landestoy out at
second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 4, Astros 4.

GIANTS 9TH: LANDESTOY STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); LEONARD
REPLACED CRUZ (PLAYING LF); Madlock flied out to right;
Whitfield grounded out (pitcher to first); Clark singled to
right; LeMaster flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants
4, Astros 4.

ASTROS 9TH: ALOU BATTED FOR SAMBITO; Alou grounded out
(shortstop to first); Puhl popped to third in foul territory;
Reynolds walked; Cedeno doubled to left [Reynolds to third];
Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Giants 4, Astros 4.

GIANTS 10TH: MCLAUGHLIN REPLACED ALOU (PITCHING); Evans popped
to first in foul territory; Herndon singled to left; Hill
reached on an error by Reynolds [Herndon to second, Hill to
first]; Andrews forced Hill (shortstop to second) [Herndon to
third]; NORTH BATTED FOR LAVELLE; North walked [Andrews to
second]; Madlock singled to right [Herndon scored (unearned),
Andrews scored (unearned), North to third]; Whitfield singled to
left [North scored (unearned), Madlock to second]; Clark singled
to center [Madlock scored (unearned), Whitfield to second];
LeMaster struck out; 4 R (0 ER), 4 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 8,
Astros 4.

ASTROS 10TH: MOFFITT REPLACED NORTH (PITCHING); Cabell struck
out; Leonard singled to left; Landestoy grounded into a double
play (second to first) [Leonard out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Giants 8, Astros 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Giants           8  11   0   11
 Astros           4  10   1    9


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