San Francisco Giants 5, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 147
Played on Saturday, September 15, 1979 (D) at Candlestick Park

HOU N    0  0  1    0  0  2    0  0  0  -   3  7  2
SF  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  5  x  -   5  7  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Landestoy 2b                  5   1   2   0       0   0       4   1
Cedeno cf                     5   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Cruz lf                       4   1   2   0       0   1       1   0
  Wiedenbauer lf              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Leonard rf                    4   0   1   1       0   1       1   0
Cabell 1b                     4   1   2   0       0   0       6   3
Howe 3b                       3   0   0   0       1   0       4   2
Bochy c                       1   0   0   0       1   1       2   1
  Alou ph                     0   0   0   1       1   0       0   0
  Pujols c                    1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Sexton ss                     1   0   0   1       2   0       3   3
  Heep ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Forsch p                      3   0   0   0       0   3       2   2
  Andujar p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Walling ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       33   3   7   3       5   9      24  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Cabell-Sexton-Cabell, Landestoy-Sexton-Cabell.
E: Pujols (1), Sexton (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Cabell (27,off Knepper).
IBB: Howe (5,by Knepper).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Landestoy (10,2nd base off Knepper/Littlejohn).
CS: Cabell (16,2nd base by Borbon/Littlejohn).

San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
North cf                      3   1   1   0       1   0       2   0
Andrews 2b                    3   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
Ivie lf                       2   1   0   0       2   1       0   0
McCovey 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   0       8   0
Evans 3b                      4   1   2   1       0   0       1   2
Venable rf                    2   0   0   0       1   0       4   0
  Herndon ph,rf               1   0   1   2       0   0       0   0
LeMaster ss                   3   0   0   0       1   2       0   4
Littlejohn c                  3   1   2   0       0   0       9   1
Knepper p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Griffin p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Johnston ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Borbon p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Whitfield ph                1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Clark pr                    0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Minton p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       28   5   7   4       5   3      27   9

BATTING - 
3B: Littlejohn (1,off Forsch); Herndon (5,off Sambito).
SH: Andrews (4,off Forsch).
GDP: North (5,off Forsch); LeMaster (6,off Forsch).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Venable (3,2nd base off Forsch/Bochy); North (52,2nd base off Forsch/Pujols);
Evans (6,2nd base off Sambito/Pujols).
CS: Venable (3,3rd base by Forsch/Bochy).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Forsch                        7.1   5   3   3   4   2   0  29
Andujar L(12-12)              0     0   1   1   1   0   0   1
Sambito                       0.2   2   1   1   0   1   0   4
Totals                        8     7   5   5   5   3   0  34

WP: Andujar (5).

San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Knepper                       5.1   5   3   3   5   6   0  26
Griffin                       0.2   0   0   0   0   1   0   2
Borbon W(6-5)                 2     1   0   0   0   1   0   6
Minton SV(2)                  1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                        9     7   3   3   5   9   0  38

IBB: Knepper (8,Howe).

Umpires: HP - John Kibler, 1B - Dick Stello, 2B - Terry Tata, 3B - Jerry Crawford
Time of Game: 3:04   Attendance: 9795


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                San Francisco Giants     
1. Landestoy           2b        North               cf
2. Cedeno              cf        Andrews             2b
3. Cruz                lf        Ivie                lf
4. Leonard             rf        McCovey             1b
5. Cabell              1b        Evans               3b
6. Howe                3b        Venable             rf
7. Bochy               c         LeMaster            ss
8. Sexton              ss        Littlejohn          c
9. Forsch              p         Knepper             p

ASTROS 1ST: Landestoy flied out to right; Cedeno grounded out
(shortstop to first); Cruz singled to pitcher; Leonard struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 0.

GIANTS 1ST: North popped to third in foul territory; Andrews
lined to second; Ivie grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cabell grounded out (shortstop to first); Howe
grounded out (shortstop to first); Bochy walked; Sexton walked
[Bochy to second]; Forsch struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 0, Giants 0.

GIANTS 2ND: McCovey grounded out (pitcher to first); Evans made
an out to second; Venable reached on an error by Sexton [Venable
to first]; LeMaster struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Giants 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Landestoy singled to second; Cedeno struck out;
Landestoy stole second; Cruz was called out on strikes; Leonard
singled to right [Landestoy scored]; Cabell flied out to right;
1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 0.

GIANTS 3RD: Littlejohn singled to right; Knepper forced
Littlejohn (pitcher to shortstop); North grounded into a double
play (first to shortstop to first) [Knepper out at second]; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Howe flied out to right; Bochy struck out; Sexton
made an out to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 0.

GIANTS 4TH: Andrews grounded out (third to first); Ivie was
called out on strikes; McCovey lined to pitcher; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Forsch struck out; Landestoy grounded out (third to
first); Cedeno grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 0.

GIANTS 5TH: Evans grounded out (first to pitcher); Venable
walked; Venable stole second; LeMaster walked; Venable was
caught stealing third (catcher to third) [LeMaster to second];
Littlejohn grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Cruz singled to second; Leonard flied out to right;
Cabell doubled to left [Cruz to third]; Howe was walked
intentionally; ALOU BATTED FOR BOCHY; Alou walked [Cruz scored,
Cabell to third, Howe to second]; Sexton walked [Cabell scored,
Howe to third, Alou to second]; GRIFFIN REPLACED KNEPPER
(PITCHING); Forsch struck out; Landestoy popped to third in foul
territory; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 0.

GIANTS 6TH: PUJOLS REPLACED ALOU (PLAYING C ); JOHNSTON BATTED
FOR GRIFFIN; Johnston flied out to right; North singled to left;
Andrews lined to left; North stole second [North to third (error
by Pujols)]; Ivie walked; McCovey popped to third in foul
territory; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 0.

ASTROS 7TH: BORBON REPLACED JOHNSTON (PITCHING); Cedeno flied
out to center; Cruz flied out to center; Leonard grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 0.

GIANTS 7TH: Evans singled to right; Venable made an out to
second; LeMaster grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [Evans out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 3, Giants 0.

ASTROS 8TH: Cabell singled to left; Howe made an out to pitcher;
Cabell was caught stealing second (catcher to second); Pujols
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 0.

GIANTS 8TH: WIEDENBAUER REPLACED CRUZ (PLAYING LF); Littlejohn
tripled to center; WHITFIELD BATTED FOR BORBON; Whitfield
singled to left [Littlejohn scored]; CLARK RAN FOR WHITFIELD;
North walked [Clark to second]; Andrews out on a sacrifice bunt
(first to second) [Clark to third, North to second]; ANDUJAR
REPLACED FORSCH (PITCHING); Ivie walked while Clark advanced to
home and North advanced to third on a wild pitch; SAMBITO
REPLACED ANDUJAR (PITCHING); McCovey popped to third in foul
territory; Evans singled to right [North scored, Ivie to third];
HERNDON BATTED FOR VENABLE; Evans stole second; Herndon tripled
to left [Ivie scored, Evans scored]; LeMaster was called out on
strikes; 5 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 5.

ASTROS 9TH: HERNDON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); MINTON REPLACED
CLARK (PITCHING); HEEP BATTED FOR SEXTON; Heep grounded out
(second to first); WALLING BATTED FOR SAMBITO; Walling was
called out on strikes; Landestoy singled to pitcher; Cedeno
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3,
Giants 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3   7   2    8
 Giants           5   7   0    5


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