Houston Astros 9, San Diego Padres 0
Regular Season Game 47
Played on Saturday, May 26, 1979 (N) at San Diego Stadium

HOU N    1  3  1    4  0  0    0  0  0  -   9 13  1
SD  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  6  3
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl cf                       5   2   2   1       0   0       0   0
Reynolds ss                   3   1   1   0       0   0       1   4
  Sexton ph,ss                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Cedeno 1b                     4   1   1   0       1   0      13   0
Leonard rf                    5   1   3   5       0   0       3   0
Cabell 3b                     4   1   2   0       0   0       1   0
  Howe 3b                     1   0   1   0       0   0       1   1
Cruz lf                       4   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Alou ph,lf                  1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Gonzalez 2b                   5   1   1   0       0   1       3   6
Ashby c                       4   1   1   2       0   1       4   1
Niekro p                      3   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
Totals                       40   9  13   9       1   4      27  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Gonzalez-Reynolds-Cedeno, Reynolds-Gonzalez-Cedeno, Sexton-Gonzalez-Cedeno.
E: Gonzalez (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Cedeno (12,off Kinney).
3B: Howe (1,off Shirley).
HR: Cruz (3,3rd inning off Kinney 0 on 0 out).
SH: Reynolds (14,off Lolich); Niekro (2,off Lolich).
Team LOB: 7.

San Diego Padres             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Richards cf,lf                4   0   2   0       0   0       3   0
Bevacqua 3b                   3   0   1   0       1   0       1   4
Briggs lf                     2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  D'Acquisto p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Reynolds ph,rf              1   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Evans 2b                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Winfield rf                   3   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
  Shirley p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Perkins ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Tenace c                      1   0   0   0       1   0       1   1
  Fahey c                     2   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Hargrove 1b                   3   0   1   0       1   0      13   0
Gonzalez 2b                   2   0   0   0       0   1       2   3
  Almon 2b,cf                 2   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
Smith ss                      4   0   1   0       0   0       0   2
Lolich p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Kinney p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Turner lf,rf                2   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Totals                       31   0   6   0       4   5      27  14

FIELDING - 
E: Winfield (4), Hargrove (4), Smith (5).

BATTING - 
GDP: Richards (2,off Niekro); Winfield (2,off Niekro); Reynolds (2,off Niekro).
Team LOB: 8.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro W(6-2)                 9     6   0   0   4   5   0  35


San Diego Padres             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lolich L(0-2)                 1.2   6   4   2   1   0   0  13
Kinney                        1.2   4   4   3   0   1   1   9
D'Acquisto                    2.2   2   1   0   0   0   0  11
Shirley                       3     1   0   0   0   3   0  10
Totals                        9    13   9   5   1   4   1  43


Umpires: HP - Frank Pulli, 1B - Eric Gregg, 2B - Doug Harvey, 3B - Andy Olsen
Time of Game: 2:25   Attendance: 27331


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                San Diego Padres         
1. Puhl                cf        Richards            cf
2. Reynolds            ss        Bevacqua            3b
3. Cedeno              1b        Briggs              lf
4. Leonard             rf        Winfield            rf
5. Cabell              3b        Tenace              c
6. Cruz                lf        Hargrove            1b
7. Gonzalez            2b        Gonzalez            2b
8. Ashby               c         Smith               ss
9. Niekro              p         Lolich              p

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl singled to center; Reynolds out on a sacrifice
bunt (catcher to first) [Puhl to second]; Cedeno grounded out
(third to first); Leonard singled to right [Puhl scored]; Cabell
singled to third [Leonard to second]; Cruz grounded out (pitcher
to first); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Padres 0.

PADRES 1ST: Richards singled to center; Bevacqua grounded out
(shortstop to second to first) [Richards to second]; Briggs
grounded out (second to first) [Richards to third]; Winfield
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Padres 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Gonzalez singled to right; Ashby reached on an error
by Hargrove [Gonzalez to second, Ashby to first]; Niekro out on
a sacrifice bunt (third to second) [Gonzalez to third, Ashby to
second]; Puhl singled to right [Gonzalez scored, Ashby to third,
Puhl to second (on throw to home)]; Reynolds grounded out
(second to first); Cedeno walked; Leonard singled to center
[Ashby scored (unearned), Puhl scored (unearned), Cedeno to
second]; KINNEY REPLACED LOLICH (PITCHING); Cabell forced
Leonard (shortstop to second); 3 R (1 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 4, Padres 0.

PADRES 2ND: Tenace walked; Hargrove flied out to right; Gonzalez
flied out to right; Smith grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Padres 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Cruz homered; Gonzalez grounded out (third to
first); Ashby grounded out (second to first); Niekro struck out;
1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Padres 0.

PADRES 3RD: On a bunt Kinney struck out; Richards grounded out
(first unassisted); Bevacqua walked; Briggs grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Padres 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Puhl flied out to right; Reynolds singled to second;
Cedeno doubled to right [Reynolds to third]; Leonard singled to
right [Reynolds scored, Cedeno scored]; D'ACQUISTO REPLACED
BRIGGS (PITCHING); TURNER REPLACED KINNEY (PLAYING LF); Cabell
singled to center [Leonard to second]; Cruz popped to third in
foul territory; Gonzalez reached on an error by Smith [Leonard
to third, Cabell to second, Gonzalez to first]; Ashby singled to
right [Leonard scored (unearned), Cabell scored (unearned),
Gonzalez to third (error by Winfield), Ashby to second]; Niekro
flied out to right; 4 R (2 ER), 5 H, 2 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 9,
Padres 0.

PADRES 4TH: Winfield grounded out (shortstop to first); Tenace
grounded out (pitcher to first); Hargrove popped to third in
foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 9, Padres 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Puhl flied out to left; Reynolds grounded out
(second to first); Cedeno grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 9, Padres 0.

PADRES 5TH: Gonzalez struck out (catcher to first); Smith
singled to left; Turner singled to right [Smith to third];
Richards grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to
first) [Turner out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 9,
Padres 0.

ASTROS 6TH: FAHEY REPLACED TENACE (PLAYING C ); ALMON REPLACED
GONZALEZ (PLAYING 2B); Leonard flied out to center; Cabell flied
out to left; Cruz grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 9, Padres 0.

PADRES 6TH: HOWE REPLACED CABELL (PLAYING 3B); Bevacqua singled
to center; REYNOLDS BATTED FOR D'ACQUISTO; Reynolds walked
[Bevacqua to second]; Winfield grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Bevacqua to third, Reynolds out
at second]; Fahey grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 9, Padres 0.

ASTROS 7TH: SHIRLEY REPLACED WINFIELD (PITCHING); REYNOLDS
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); Gonzalez struck out; Ashby struck
out; Niekro was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 9, Padres 0.

PADRES 7TH: Hargrove singled to right; Almon forced Hargrove
(third to second); Smith grounded out (first unassisted) [Almon
to second]; Turner made an out to third; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 9, Padres 0.

ASTROS 8TH: Puhl grounded out (second to first); SEXTON BATTED
FOR REYNOLDS; Sexton flied out to center; Cedeno flied out to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 9, Padres 0.

PADRES 8TH: SEXTON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); Richards singled
to third; Bevacqua flied out to right; Reynolds grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Richards out at
second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 9, Padres 0.

ASTROS 9TH: EVANS REPLACED REYNOLDS (PLAYING 2B); TURNER CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); RICHARDS CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF);
ALMON CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); Leonard grounded out
(shortstop to first); Howe tripled to right; ALOU BATTED FOR
CRUZ; Alou grounded out (second to first); Gonzalez popped to
first in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 9, Padres
0.

PADRES 9TH: ALOU STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); PERKINS BATTED FOR
SHIRLEY; Perkins reached on an error by Gonzalez [Perkins to
first]; Fahey struck out; Hargrove walked [Perkins to second];
Almon struck out; Smith flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.
 Astros 9, Padres 0.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           9  13   1    7
 Padres           0   6   3    8


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