San Francisco Giants 3, Houston Astros 0
Regular Season Game 38
Played on Thursday, May 17, 1979 (N) at Astrodome

SF  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    3  0  0  -   3  8  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  2  0
San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Andrews 2b                    3   0   0   0       1   0       7   3
Whitfield lf                  3   0   0   1       1   0       3   0
  Cruz ph,lf                  0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Clark rf                      5   0   1   0       0   1       4   0
McCovey 1b                    4   0   1   0       0   0       8   0
  Venable pr                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ivie 1b                     1   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Evans 3b                      3   1   1   0       0   1       1   4
Herndon cf                    4   1   2   1       0   0       1   0
Hill c                        3   1   1   0       1   0       0   2
Metzger ss                    3   0   1   1       1   0       1   2
Halicki p                     3   0   1   0       0   1       0   1
Totals                       32   3   8   3       5   4      27  12

BATTING - 
3B: Herndon (3,off Forsch).
SH: Halicki (1,off Forsch); Andrews (1,off Dixon).
HBP: Evans (1,by Sambito).
GDP: Halicki (1,off Forsch).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Herndon (1,2nd base off Forsch/Ashby).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl rf                       3   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Reynolds ss                   3   0   0   0       0   0       2   6
Cedeno cf                     3   0   1   0       1   0       3   0
Cruz lf                       2   0   0   0       2   0       1   0
Cabell 3b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       1   1
Watson 1b                     3   0   0   0       1   0      10   1
Howe 2b                       4   0   0   0       0   0       4   3
Ashby c                       3   0   0   0       0   0       4   1
Forsch p                      1   0   0   0       1   0       0   3
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Landestoy ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Dixon p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       27   0   2   0       5   0      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Forsch-Reynolds-Watson.

BATTING - 
SH: Puhl (2,off Halicki); Reynolds (11,off Halicki).
IBB: Cruz (4,by Halicki).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno 2 (9,2nd base off Halicki/Hill 2).
CS: Cruz (2,2nd base by Halicki/Hill).

PITCHING
San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Halicki W(4-3)                9     2   0   0   5   0   0  34

IBB: Halicki (3,Cruz).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Forsch L(4-3)                 6.2   6   3   3   3   2   0  28
Sambito                       1.1   1   0   0   1   1   0   7
Dixon                         1     1   0   0   1   1   0   5
Totals                        9     8   3   3   5   4   0  40

HBP: Sambito (2,Evans).

Umpires: HP - Howard Hansen, 1B - Lanny Harris, 2B - Jim Rains, 3B - Howard Jumper
Time of Game: 2:17   Attendance: 10626


Starting Lineups:

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

GIANTS 1ST: ump2b,rainj901 ump3b,jumph901 timeofgame,137
attendance,10626 Debut for umpire Howard Jumper; Andrews
grounded out (shortstop to first); Whitfield grounded out
(pitcher to first); Clark lined to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Giants 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl lined to right; Reynolds flied out to left;
Cedeno walked; Cedeno stole second; Cruz walked; Cruz was caught
stealing second (catcher to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Giants 0, Astros 0.

GIANTS 2ND: McCovey grounded out (second to first); Evans
grounded out (second to first); Herndon grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

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

GIANTS 3RD: Hill singled to second; Metzger flied out to center;
Halicki grounded into a double play (pitcher to shortstop to
first) [Hill out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Ashby flied out to left; Forsch made an out to
second; Puhl flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants
0, Astros 0.

GIANTS 4TH: Andrews grounded out (third to first); Whitfield
grounded out (shortstop to first); Clark singled to left;
McCovey flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Reynolds made an out to third; Cedeno singled to
left; Cedeno stole second; Cruz lined to left; Cabell grounded
out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 0,
Astros 0.

GIANTS 5TH: Evans struck out; Herndon singled to center; Herndon
stole second; Hill flied out to right; Metzger walked; Halicki
was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Watson flied out to right; Howe grounded out (third
to first); Ashby grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

GIANTS 6TH: Andrews grounded out (shortstop to first); Whitfield
grounded out (second to first); Clark flied out to center; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Forsch walked; Puhl reached on a fielder's choice on
a sacrifice bunt [Forsch to second]; Reynolds out on a sacrifice
bunt (catcher to second) [Forsch to third, Puhl to second];
Cedeno made an out to second; Cruz was walked intentionally;
Cabell grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. 
Giants 0, Astros 0.

GIANTS 7TH: McCovey popped to third in foul territory; Evans
singled to right; Herndon tripled to right [Evans scored]; Hill
walked; Metzger singled to right [Herndon scored, Hill to
second]; Halicki out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second)
[Hill to third, Metzger to second]; SAMBITO REPLACED FORSCH
(PITCHING); Andrews walked (walk was charged to Forsch);
Whitfield walked [Hill scored, Metzger to third, Andrews to
second]; Clark struck out; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Giants 3,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Watson grounded out (third to first); Howe popped to
pitcher (pitcher to second); Ashby grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 3, Astros 0.

GIANTS 8TH: McCovey singled to left; VENABLE RAN FOR MCCOVEY;
Evans was hit by a pitch [Venable to second]; Herndon made an
out to second; Hill made an out to shortstop; Metzger forced
Evans (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 3,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 8TH: IVIE REPLACED VENABLE (PLAYING 1B); LANDESTOY BATTED
FOR SAMBITO; Landestoy flied out to right; Puhl made an out to
shortstop; Reynolds popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 3, Astros 0.

GIANTS 9TH: DIXON REPLACED LANDESTOY (PITCHING); Halicki singled
to third; Andrews out on a sacrifice bunt (first to catcher to
second) [Halicki to second]; CRUZ BATTED FOR WHITFIELD; Cruz
walked; Clark flied out to right; Ivie struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Giants 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 9TH: CRUZ STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Cedeno made an out
to second; Cruz grounded out (first unassisted); Cabell singled
to center; Cabell advanced to second because of defensive
indifference [Cabell to second]; Watson walked; Howe forced
Watson (third to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 3,
Astros 0.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Giants           3   8   0   10
 Astros           0   2   0    7


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