Houston Astros 4, San Francisco Giants 1
Regular Season Game 143
Played on Sunday, September 9, 1979 (D) at Astrodome

SF  N    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   1  8  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  4  x  -   4  9  0
San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Venable rf                    4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Andrews 2b,3b                 4   0   2   0       0   1       2   2
Ivie 1b                       4   0   1   0       0   0       8   1
Evans 3b                      3   0   0   1       1   0       1   0
  Griffin p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Herndon cf                    4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Johnston lf                   3   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  North ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
LeMaster ss                   4   0   1   0       0   1       1   2
Littlejohn c                  4   0   1   0       0   1       8   0
Halicki p                     3   1   2   0       0   1       1   1
  Minton p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lavelle p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Strain 2b                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   1   8   1       1   5      24   6

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Ivie.
PB: Littlejohn (6).

BATTING - 
2B: Venable (1,off Ruhle); LeMaster (11,off Sambito).
GDP: Ivie (9,off Forsch).
Team LOB: 7.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cedeno 1b,cf                  4   1   1   0       0   1       9   0
Reynolds ss                   3   0   1   0       0   0       1   2
  Alou ph                     1   0   1   2       0   0       0   0
  Gonzalez pr,ss              0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Puhl cf,lf                    4   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
Walling lf                    4   1   2   1       0   1       3   0
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Cabell 3b                     4   0   1   1       0   3       1   3
Leonard rf                    3   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
Pujols c                      2   0   1   0       0   0       4   0
  Heep ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bochy c                     1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Landestoy 2b                  2   0   1   0       1   0       1   2
Ruhle p                       2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bergman ph,1b               1   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       32   4   9   4       2   8      27   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Cabell-Landestoy-Cedeno.

BATTING - 
2B: Walling (6,off Halicki); Alou (3,off Lavelle); Cabell (24,off Griffin).
IBB: Leonard (5,by Griffin).
Team LOB: 6.

PITCHING
San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Halicki                       6     4   0   0   1   5   0  22
Minton L(2-3)                 1.1   2   2   2   0   1   0   6
Lavelle                       0.1   2   2   2   0   1   0   3
Griffin                       0.1   1   0   0   1   1   0   3
Totals                        8     9   4   4   2   8   0  34

Halicki faced 1 batter in the 7th inning
IBB: Griffin (7,Leonard).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ruhle                         6     4   1   1   1   4   0  23
Forsch W(10-6)                2     3   0   0   0   0   0   8
Sambito SV(19)                1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                        9     8   1   1   1   5   0  35


Umpires: HP - Eric Gregg, 1B - Steve Fields, 2B - Frank Pulli, 3B - Andy Olsen
Time of Game: 2:24   Attendance: 11570


Starting Lineups:

   San Francisco Giants          Houston Astros           
1. Venable             rf        Cedeno              1b
2. Andrews             2b        Reynolds            ss
3. Ivie                1b        Puhl                cf
4. Evans               3b        Walling             lf
5. Herndon             cf        Cabell              3b
6. Johnston            lf        Leonard             rf
7. LeMaster            ss        Pujols              c
8. Littlejohn          c         Landestoy           2b
9. Halicki             p         Ruhle               p

GIANTS 1ST: Venable doubled to center; Andrews was called out on
strikes; Ivie grounded out (third to first); Evans walked;
Herndon lined to third; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros
0.

ASTROS 1ST: Cedeno struck out; Reynolds singled to left; Puhl
lined into a double play (first unassisted) [Reynolds out at
first]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

GIANTS 2ND: Johnston grounded out (first unassisted); LeMaster
flied out to left; Littlejohn made an out to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Walling struck out; Cabell struck out; Leonard flied
out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

GIANTS 3RD: Halicki was called out on strikes; Venable flied out
to center; Andrews grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Pujols singled to third; Littlejohn allowed a passed
ball [Pujols to second]; Landestoy walked; Ruhle struck out;
Cedeno flied out to left; Reynolds flied out to center; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

GIANTS 4TH: Ivie grounded out (shortstop to first); Evans
grounded out (first unassisted); Herndon flied out to center; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Puhl lined to second; Walling grounded out (first
unassisted); Cabell struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0,
Astros 0.

GIANTS 5TH: Johnston grounded out (shortstop to first); LeMaster
struck out; Littlejohn struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants
0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Leonard grounded out (shortstop to first); Pujols
made an out to shortstop; Landestoy singled to right; Ruhle
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants
0, Astros 0.

GIANTS 6TH: Halicki singled to left; Venable flied out to right;
Andrews singled to right [Halicki to second]; Ivie singled to
left [Halicki to third, Andrews to second]; Evans forced Ivie
(second to shortstop) [Halicki scored, Andrews to third];
Herndon flied to left in foul territory; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Giants 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Cedeno made an out to third; Reynolds grounded out
(first to pitcher); Puhl grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 0.

GIANTS 7TH: FORSCH REPLACED RUHLE (PITCHING); Johnston flied out
to left; LeMaster flied out to center; Littlejohn singled to
center; Halicki singled to second [Littlejohn to second];
Venable flied out to right; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 1,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Walling doubled to right; MINTON REPLACED HALICKI
(PITCHING); Cabell struck out; Leonard lined to second; HEEP
BATTED FOR PUJOLS; Heep grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 0.

GIANTS 8TH: BOCHY REPLACED HEEP (PLAYING C ); Andrews singled to
center; Ivie grounded into a double play (third to second to
first) [Andrews out at second]; Evans flied out to center; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 8TH: Landestoy grounded out (shortstop to first); BERGMAN
BATTED FOR FORSCH; Bergman singled to center; Cedeno singled to
center [Bergman to second]; LAVELLE REPLACED MINTON (PITCHING);
ALOU BATTED FOR REYNOLDS; Alou doubled to right [Bergman scored,
Cedeno scored]; GONZALEZ RAN FOR ALOU; Puhl was called out on
strikes; Walling singled to center [Gonzalez scored, Walling to
second (on throw to home)]; GRIFFIN REPLACED EVANS (PITCHING);
ANDREWS CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 3B); STRAIN REPLACED LAVELLE
(PLAYING 2B); Cabell doubled to left [Walling scored]; Leonard
was walked intentionally; Bochy struck out; 4 R, 5 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 4.

GIANTS 9TH: BERGMAN STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); CEDENO CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); GONZALEZ STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS);
PUHL CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); SAMBITO REPLACED WALLING
(PITCHING); Herndon was called out on strikes; NORTH BATTED FOR
JOHNSTON; North flied out to center; LeMaster doubled to left;
Littlejohn grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Giants 1, Astros 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Giants           1   8   0    7
 Astros           4   9   0    6


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