San Francisco Giants 8, Houston Astros 0
Regular Season Game 107
Played on Monday, July 30, 1979 (N) at Astrodome

SF  N    0  1  0    0  2  2    3  0  0  -   8 12  1
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  5  7
San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
North cf                      4   2   2   0       1   1       3   0
  Herndon cf                  0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Strain 2b                     4   0   1   1       1   0       2   2
  Andrews 2b                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Clark rf                      4   1   1   0       0   1       1   0
  Johnston ph,rf              1   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
McCovey 1b                    5   0   2   1       0   0       8   2
Evans 3b                      4   1   1   0       1   1       0   2
Whitfield lf                  5   2   1   0       0   0       1   0
Metzger ss                    5   1   3   1       0   1       2   2
Littlejohn c                  3   1   0   0       2   0       4   1
Knepper p                     3   0   1   4       0   0       1   1
Totals                       38   8  12   7       5   4      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Metzger-Strain-McCovey.
E: Metzger (13).

BATTING - 
2B: Metzger (5,off Andujar); North (11,off Niemann); Whitfield (18,off Niemann);
Knepper (4,off Niemann).
SH: Knepper (8,off Niemann).
GDP: McCovey (6,off Andujar); Whitfield (12,off Niemann).
IBB: Littlejohn (1,by Niemann).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Whitfield (5,2nd base off Andujar/Bochy); Metzger (9,2nd base off Andujar/Bochy);
North 2 (44,2nd base off Andujar/Bochy,3rd base off Niemann/Bochy).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cedeno 1b                     2   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
  Landestoy 2b                2   0   0   0       0   0       1   4
Gonzalez ss                   4   0   0   0       0   0       5   3
Puhl cf                       4   0   1   0       0   1       4   0
Leonard rf                    4   0   1   0       0   0       1   1
Cabell 3b,1b                  4   0   0   0       0   0       7   1
Cruz lf                       2   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Alou ph,lf                  1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Howe 2b,3b                    2   0   0   0       1   1       0   3
Bochy c                       3   0   1   0       0   0       5   0
Andujar p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Niemann p                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Roberge p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Baldwin ph                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Throop p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   0   5   0       1   3      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Howe-Gonzalez-Cedeno, Landestoy-Gonzalez-Cabell.
E: Cedeno (6), Landestoy (7), Gonzalez 2 (4), Howe (6), Bochy 2 (4).

BATTING - 
GDP: Leonard (7,off Knepper).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Howe (1,2nd base off Knepper/Littlejohn); Leonard (12,2nd base off Knepper/Littlejohn).

PITCHING
San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Knepper W(8-5)                9     5   0   0   1   3   0  32


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Andujar L(11-7)               4.1   7   3   2   3   2   0  23
Niemann                       2.1   5   5   4   2   2   0  14
Roberge                       1.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   4
Throop                        1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9    12   8   6   5   4   0  44

IBB: Niemann (3,Littlejohn).

Umpires: HP - Charlie Williams, 1B - John Kibler, 2B - Terry Tata, 3B - Jerry Crawford
Time of Game: 2:54   Attendance: 18995


Starting Lineups:

   San Francisco Giants          Houston Astros           
1. North               cf        Cedeno              1b
2. Strain              2b        Gonzalez            ss
3. Clark               rf        Puhl                cf
4. McCovey             1b        Leonard             rf
5. Evans               3b        Cabell              3b
6. Whitfield           lf        Cruz                lf
7. Metzger             ss        Howe                2b
8. Littlejohn          c         Bochy               c
9. Knepper             p         Andujar             p

GIANTS 1ST: North struck out; Strain walked; Clark singled to
left [Strain to second]; McCovey grounded into a double play
(second to shortstop to first) [Clark out at second]; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Cedeno singled to left; Gonzalez flied out to
center; Puhl singled to right [Cedeno to third]; Leonard
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Puhl
out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

GIANTS 2ND: Evans flied out to center; Whitfield reached on an
error by Cedeno [Whitfield to first]; Whitfield stole second;
Metzger doubled to right [Whitfield scored (unearned)];
Littlejohn flied out to center [Metzger to third]; Knepper flied
out to center; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cabell grounded out (third to first); Cruz grounded
out (first to pitcher); Howe walked; Howe stole second; Bochy
flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 0.

GIANTS 3RD: North made an out to shortstop; Strain flied out to
left; Clark reached on an error by Howe [Clark to second];
McCovey singled to right [Clark out at home (right to catcher)];
0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Andujar grounded out (second to first); Cedeno made
an out to second; Gonzalez flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 0.

GIANTS 4TH: Evans struck out; Whitfield grounded out (first
unassisted); Metzger singled to center; Metzger stole second;
Littlejohn walked; Knepper flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Puhl grounded out (first unassisted); Leonard
singled to center; Cabell popped to catcher in foul territory;
Leonard stole second; Cruz grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 0.

GIANTS 5TH: LANDESTOY REPLACED CEDENO (PLAYING 2B); CABELL
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); HOWE CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING
3B); North walked; North stole second [North to third (error by
Bochy)]; Strain singled to left [North scored]; Clark forced
Strain (second to shortstop) [Clark to second (error by
Gonzalez)]; McCovey singled to center [Clark scored]; Evans
singled to right [McCovey to third]; NIEMANN REPLACED ANDUJAR
(PITCHING); Whitfield grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [Evans out at second]; 2 R, 3 H, 2 E, 1 LOB.
 Giants 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Howe struck out; Bochy grounded out (third to
first); Niemann was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Giants 3, Astros 0.

GIANTS 6TH: Metzger singled to second [Metzger to second (error
by Landestoy)]; Littlejohn grounded out (second to first)
[Metzger to third]; Knepper out on a sacrifice bunt (first to
second) [Metzger scored]; North doubled to right; North stole
third [North scored (error by Bochy) (unearned)]; Strain reached
on an error by Gonzalez [Strain to second]; Clark struck out; 2
R (1 ER), 2 H, 3 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 5, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Landestoy flied out to center; Gonzalez lined to
shortstop; Puhl struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 5,
Astros 0.

GIANTS 7TH: McCovey grounded out (third to first); Evans walked;
Whitfield doubled to center [Evans to third]; Metzger was called
out on strikes; Littlejohn was walked intentionally; Knepper
doubled to right [Evans scored, Whitfield scored, Littlejohn
scored]; North singled to left [Knepper to third]; ROBERGE
REPLACED NIEMANN (PITCHING); Strain grounded out (third to
first); 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 8, Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: ANDREWS REPLACED STRAIN (PLAYING 2B); HERNDON
REPLACED NORTH (PLAYING CF); Leonard made an out to second;
Cabell flied out to center; ALOU BATTED FOR CRUZ; Alou grounded
out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 8, Astros
0.

GIANTS 8TH: ALOU STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); JOHNSTON BATTED
FOR CLARK; Johnston grounded out (second to first); McCovey
flied out to left; Evans grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 8, Astros 0.

ASTROS 8TH: JOHNSTON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); Howe reached
on an error by Metzger [Howe to first]; Bochy singled to left
[Howe to second]; BALDWIN BATTED FOR ROBERGE; Baldwin singled to
right [Howe to third, Bochy out at third (first to catcher to
shortstop)]; Landestoy flied out to right; Gonzalez grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 8, Astros 0.

GIANTS 9TH: THROOP REPLACED BALDWIN (PITCHING); Whitfield flied
out to center; Metzger lined to shortstop; Littlejohn grounded
out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 8,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 9TH: Puhl flied out to right; Leonard flied out to left;
Cabell flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 8,
Astros 0.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Giants           8  12   1    9
 Astros           0   5   7    5


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