San Francisco Giants 6, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 77
Played on Wednesday, June 27, 1979 (N) at Candlestick Park

HOU N    1  0  0    1  0  0    1  0  0  -   3  6  1
SF  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  6  x  -   6  9  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl cf                       3   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
Gonzalez ss                   3   1   0   0       0   0       1   3
Cedeno 1b                     1   0   0   0       3   0      13   1
Leonard rf                    4   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
Cabell 3b                     4   1   2   2       0   0       2   3
Cruz lf                       3   1   1   0       1   0       1   1
Bochy c                       4   0   1   0       0   2       4   0
Landestoy 2b                  4   0   1   1       0   0       0   3
Forsch p                      3   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
  Dixon p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Baldwin ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   3   6   3       5   4      24  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Cedeno.
E: Bochy (2).

BATTING - 
3B: Landestoy (2,off Minton).
HR: Cabell (5,4th inning off Nastu 0 on 1 out).
HBP: Gonzalez (2,by Nastu).
IBB: Puhl (5,by Minton).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno (20,2nd base off Nastu/Hill).
CS: Cedeno (4,2nd base by Nastu/Hill).

San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
North cf                      4   1   1   2       0   1       0   1
Whitfield lf                  3   1   2   0       1   0       3   0
Clark rf                      4   1   0   0       0   1       5   0
McCovey 1b                    4   0   1   1       0   1      10   0
  Roberts pr,p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Evans 3b                      4   0   1   2       0   0       1   5
Metzger 2b                    4   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
LeMaster ss                   3   1   1   0       0   0       0   1
Hill c                        3   1   2   0       0   0       5   1
Nastu p                       1   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
  Herndon ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Minton p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Ivie ph,1b                  1   1   1   1       0   0       1   0
Totals                       32   6   9   6       1   4      27  15

FIELDING - 
E: Nastu (1).
PB: Hill (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Hill (3,off Forsch); Ivie (6,off Forsch).
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: North (28,2nd base off Dixon/Bochy).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Forsch                        7.1   6   3   3   0   3   0  27
Dixon L(1-2)                  0     1   3   3   1   0   0   3
Sambito                       0.2   2   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        8     9   6   6   1   4   0  33


San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Nastu                         6     4   2   2   2   2   1  23
Minton W(1-0)                 2     1   1   1   3   1   0   9
Roberts SV(3)                 1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                        9     6   3   3   5   4   1  36

WP: Roberts (2).
HBP: Nastu (2,Gonzalez).
IBB: Minton (1,Puhl).

Umpires: HP - Dick Stello, 1B - John McSherry, 2B - Dave Pallone, 3B - Bob Engel
Time of Game: 2:23   Attendance: 11563


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                San Francisco Giants     
1. Puhl                cf        North               cf
2. Gonzalez            ss        Whitfield           lf
3. Cedeno              1b        Clark               rf
4. Leonard             rf        McCovey             1b
5. Cabell              3b        Evans               3b
6. Cruz                lf        Metzger             2b
7. Bochy               c         LeMaster            ss
8. Landestoy           2b        Hill                c
9. Forsch              p         Nastu               p

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl grounded out (second to first); Gonzalez was
hit by a pitch; Cedeno flied out to right; Leonard singled to
center [Gonzalez to third]; Cabell singled to center [Gonzalez
scored, Leonard to third]; Cruz grounded out (third to first); 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 0.

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

ASTROS 2ND: Bochy flied out to left; Landestoy flied out to
right; Forsch was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Giants 0.

GIANTS 2ND: McCovey was called out on strikes; Evans grounded
out (first to pitcher); Metzger grounded out (second to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Puhl grounded out (pitcher to first); Gonzalez lined
to left; Cedeno walked; Cedeno stole second; Cedeno was picked
off second but was safe on an error by Nastu [Cedeno to third];
Cedeno was out trying to advance to home (center to catcher); 0
R, 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 0.

GIANTS 3RD: LeMaster grounded out (third to first); Hill doubled
to left; Nastu grounded out (shortstop to first) [Hill to
third]; North grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Leonard grounded out (shortstop to first); Cabell
homered; Cruz flied out to left; Bochy singled to left;
Landestoy forced Bochy (third to second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 2, Giants 0.

GIANTS 4TH: Whitfield singled to third; Clark struck out;
McCovey lined into a double play (first unassisted) [Whitfield
out at first]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Forsch flied out to right; Puhl flied out to right;
Gonzalez made an out to pitcher; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
2, Giants 0.

GIANTS 5TH: Evans made an out to third; Metzger grounded out
(second to first); LeMaster flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Cedeno walked; Cedeno was caught stealing second
(pitcher to first); Leonard struck out; Cabell grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 0.

GIANTS 6TH: Hill grounded out (third to first); HERNDON BATTED
FOR NASTU; Herndon grounded out (third to first); North struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 0.

ASTROS 7TH: MINTON REPLACED HERNDON (PITCHING); Cruz walked;
Bochy was called out on strikes; Landestoy tripled to right
[Cruz scored]; Forsch reached on a fielder's choice [Landestoy
out at home (pitcher to catcher to third), Forsch to second];
Puhl was walked intentionally; Gonzalez grounded out (third to
first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 0.

GIANTS 7TH: Whitfield singled to pitcher; Clark flied out to
center; McCovey flied out to center; Evans grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 0.

ASTROS 8TH: Cedeno walked; Cedeno was picked off first (pitcher
to first); Leonard grounded out (third to first); Cabell
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3,
Giants 0.

GIANTS 8TH: Metzger made an out to shortstop; LeMaster singled
to left; Hill singled to left [LeMaster to second]; IVIE BATTED
FOR MINTON; Ivie doubled to right [LeMaster scored, Hill to
third]; DIXON REPLACED FORSCH (PITCHING); North singled to
center [Hill scored, Ivie scored]; North stole second [North to
third (error by Bochy)]; Whitfield walked; Clark reached on a
fielder's choice [Whitfield to second]; SAMBITO REPLACED DIXON
(PITCHING); McCovey singled to left [North scored, Whitfield to
third, Clark to second]; ROBERTS RAN FOR MCCOVEY; Evans singled
to left [Whitfield scored, Clark scored, Roberts out at third
(left to third), Evans to second (on throw to 3b)]; Metzger
struck out; 6 R, 6 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 6.

ASTROS 9TH: IVIE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); ROBERTS STAYED IN
GAME (PITCHING); Cruz singled to left; Hill allowed a passed
ball [Cruz to second]; Roberts threw a wild pitch [Cruz to
third]; Bochy struck out; Landestoy grounded out (pitcher to
first); BALDWIN BATTED FOR SAMBITO; Baldwin flied out to right;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3   6   1    6
 Giants           6   9   1    3


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