Houston Astros 4, San Diego Padres 1
Regular Season Game 81
Played on Sunday, July 1, 1979 (D) at San Diego Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  4  -   4  7  0
SD  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   1  8  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl cf                       4   1   1   0       0   1       3   0
Reynolds ss                   3   0   1   0       0   0       2   2
Cedeno 3b                     3   1   1   0       1   1       1   1
Leonard rf                    3   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Howe ph                     0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Walling pr,rf               0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Cabell 1b                     4   1   1   0       0   1      12   1
Cruz lf                       4   0   3   1       0   1       2   0
Gonzalez 2b                   2   0   0   1       0   0       2   2
Ashby c                       3   0   0   0       1   2       5   2
Niekro p                      4   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   4   7   2       3   8      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Cabell-Reynolds.

BATTING - 
2B: Reynolds (11,off Jones).
SH: Gonzalez 2 (6,off Jones 2); Reynolds (18,off Jones).
GDP: Gonzalez (4,off Jones); Leonard (4,off Jones).
IBB: Cedeno (5,by Jones); Ashby (5,by Jones).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cruz (21,3rd base off Jones/Kendall).
CS: Cruz (5,2nd base by Jones/Kendall).

San Diego Padres             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Richards cf                   3   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Smith ss                      3   0   2   0       0   0       0   3
Dade 3b                       4   1   1   0       0   1       0   2
Winfield rf                   4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Turner lf                     4   0   1   1       0   0       1   0
Johnstone 1b                  3   0   2   0       1   1      11   2
Kendall c                     3   0   0   0       0   1       8   1
  Tenace ph                   0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Almon 2b                      3   0   0   0       0   1       4   4
  Bevacqua ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Jones p                       3   0   1   0       0   0       0   6
  Gonzalez ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       32   1   8   1       2   6      27  18

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Smith-Almon-Johnstone, Smith-Almon-Johnstone.
E: Smith (10), Dade (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Turner (15,off Niekro).
SH: Smith (12,off Niekro).
HBP: Richards (5,by Niekro).
GDP: Richards (4,off Niekro).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Dade (1,2nd base off Niekro/Ashby); Smith (12,2nd base off Niekro/Ashby).
CS: Smith (5,2nd base by Niekro/Ashby).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro W(12-3)                8.1   8   1   1   2   5   0  34
Sambito SV(8)                 0.2   0   0   0   0   1   0   2
Totals                        9     8   1   1   2   6   0  36

HBP: Niekro (5,Richards).

San Diego Padres             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Jones L(6-6)                  9     7   4   2   3   8   0  36

IBB: Jones 2 (7,Cedeno,Ashby).

Umpires: HP - Lanny Harris, 1B - Frank Pulli, 2B - Eric Gregg, 3B - Doug Harvey
Time of Game: 2:25   Attendance: 11615


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                San Diego Padres         
1. Puhl                cf        Richards            cf
2. Reynolds            ss        Smith               ss
3. Cedeno              3b        Dade                3b
4. Leonard             rf        Winfield            rf
5. Cabell              1b        Turner              lf
6. Cruz                lf        Johnstone           1b
7. Gonzalez            2b        Kendall             c
8. Ashby               c         Almon               2b
9. Niekro              p         Jones               p

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl flied out to right; Reynolds doubled to right;
Cedeno struck out; Leonard grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Padres 0.

PADRES 1ST: Richards was hit by a pitch; On a bunt Smith made an
out to first; Dade forced Richards (shortstop to second); Dade
stole second; Winfield struck out (catcher to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Padres 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cabell singled to third; Cruz struck out; Gonzalez
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Cabell out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Padres
0.

PADRES 2ND: Turner grounded out (second to first); Johnstone was
called out on strikes; Kendall struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 0, Padres 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Ashby struck out; Niekro struck out; Puhl grounded
out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Padres
0.

PADRES 3RD: Almon struck out; Jones singled to center; Richards
grounded into a double play (first to shortstop) [Jones out at
second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Padres 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Reynolds flied out to center; Cedeno singled to
left; Leonard grounded into a double play (shortstop to second
to first) [Cedeno out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Padres 0.

PADRES 4TH: Smith singled to third; Smith stole second; Dade
struck out; Winfield grounded out (third to first) [Smith to
third]; Turner popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 0, Padres 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Cabell grounded out (second to first); Cruz singled
to center; Cruz was picked off and caught stealing second
(pitcher to first to shortstop to first to second to first);
Gonzalez reached on an error by Smith [Gonzalez to first]; Ashby
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Padres 0.

PADRES 5TH: Johnstone singled to right; Kendall grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Johnstone to second]; Almon flied out to
center; Jones reached on a fielder's choice [Johnstone out at
third (third unassisted)]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Padres 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Niekro grounded out (third to first); Puhl struck
out; Reynolds lined to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Padres 0.

PADRES 6TH: Richards singled to second; Smith out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to second) [Richards to second]; Dade lined to
left [Richards to third]; Winfield grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Padres 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Cedeno grounded out (pitcher to first); Leonard
struck out; Cabell struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Padres 0.

PADRES 7TH: Turner grounded out (second to first); Johnstone
singled to left; Kendall flied out to center; Almon flied out to
left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Padres 0.

ASTROS 8TH: Cruz singled to center; Gonzalez out on a sacrifice
bunt (first to second) [Cruz to second]; Ashby flied out to
left; Niekro grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 0, Padres 0.

PADRES 8TH: Jones flied out to center; Richards grounded out
(pitcher to first); Smith singled to center; Smith was caught
stealing second (catcher to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Padres 0.

ASTROS 9TH: Puhl singled to right; Reynolds out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to second) [Puhl to second]; Cedeno was walked
intentionally; HOWE BATTED FOR LEONARD; Howe walked [Puhl to
third, Cedeno to second]; WALLING RAN FOR HOWE; Cabell reached
on an error by Dade [Puhl scored (no RBI), Cedeno scored (no
RBI), Walling to third, Cabell to first]; Cruz singled to right
[Walling scored (unearned), Cabell to third]; Gonzalez out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first) [Cabell scored (unearned),
Cruz to second]; Cruz stole third; Ashby was walked
intentionally; Niekro grounded out (catcher to first); 4 R (2
ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Padres 0.

PADRES 9TH: WALLING STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); Dade singled to
right; Winfield popped to first in foul territory; Turner
doubled to left [Dade scored]; Johnstone walked; TENACE BATTED
FOR KENDALL; Tenace walked [Turner to third, Johnstone to
second]; SAMBITO REPLACED NIEKRO (PITCHING); BEVACQUA BATTED FOR
ALMON; Bevacqua made an out to first; GONZALEZ BATTED FOR JONES;
Gonzalez struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 4, Padres 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           4   7   0    5
 Padres           1   8   2    8


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