Houston Astros 3, San Francisco Giants 0
Regular Season Game 50
Played on Saturday, June 7, 1980 (N) at Astrodome

SF  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  5  1
HOU N    0  0  1    0  2  0    0  0  x  -   3 10  0
San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
North cf                      4   0   1   0       0   1       1   2
  Holland p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Strain 2b                     3   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
  Lavelle p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Herndon cf                  1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Clark rf                      4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Evans 3b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
Whitfield lf                  4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Murray 1b                     3   0   0   0       0   1       9   2
May c                         3   0   0   0       0   0       3   2
LeMaster ss                   3   0   1   0       0   0       4   1
Whitson p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Stennett ph,2b              2   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       31   0   5   0       0   5      24  12

FIELDING - 
E: Murray (1).

BATTING - 
SH: Whitson (4,off Niekro).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Murray (1,2nd base off Niekro/Ashby).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Landestoy ss,2b               4   1   1   0       0   1       1   3
Puhl cf                       4   1   1   0       0   0       2   0
Morgan 2b                     4   1   3   2       0   0       1   3
  Reynolds ss                 0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Cruz lf                       4   0   2   0       0   0       3   0
Walling rf                    4   0   3   1       0   0       2   0
Cabell 3b                     3   0   0   0       0   0       2   4
Howe 1b                       2   0   0   0       1   0       9   0
Ashby c                       2   0   0   0       1   0       6   0
Niekro p                      3   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       30   3  10   3       2   2      27  10

BATTING - 
2B: Morgan 2 (6,off Whitson 2).
3B: Landestoy (3,off Whitson).
IBB: Ashby (9,by Whitson).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cabell (8,2nd base off Whitson/May); Puhl (9,2nd base off Whitson/May).
CS: Cruz (5,2nd base by Whitson/May).

PITCHING
San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Whitson L(2-7)                5     9   3   3   2   1   0  23
Lavelle                       2     0   0   0   0   1   0   6
Holland                       1     1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        8    10   3   3   2   2   0  32

IBB: Whitson (5,Ashby).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro W(6-4)                 9     5   0   0   0   5   0  32


Umpires: HP - Frank Pulli, 1B - Ed Montague, 2B - Dutch Rennert, 3B - Harry Wendelstedt
Time of Game: 2:05   Attendance: 42263


Starting Lineups:

   San Francisco Giants          Houston Astros           
1. North               cf        Landestoy           ss
2. Strain              2b        Puhl                cf
3. Clark               rf        Morgan              2b
4. Evans               3b        Cruz                lf
5. Whitfield           lf        Walling             rf
6. Murray              1b        Cabell              3b
7. May                 c         Howe                1b
8. LeMaster            ss        Ashby               c
9. Whitson             p         Niekro              p

GIANTS 1ST: North grounded out (shortstop to first); Strain
flied to right in foul territory; Clark struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Landestoy grounded out (first to pitcher); Puhl
grounded out (first unassisted); Morgan grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

GIANTS 2ND: Evans popped to third in foul territory; Whitfield
struck out; Murray grounded out (third to first); Debut game
for Rich Murray; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz singled to shortstop; Cruz was caught stealing
second (catcher to shortstop); Walling singled to left; Cabell
forced Walling (shortstop to second) [Cabell to first (error by
Murray; assist by Strain)]; Cabell stole second; Howe walked;
Ashby grounded out (catcher to first); 0 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. 
Giants 0, Astros 0.

GIANTS 3RD: May made an out to shortstop; LeMaster singled to
third; Whitson out on a sacrifice bunt (third to first)
[LeMaster to second]; North reached on a fielder's choice
[LeMaster out at third (third to second to third)]; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Niekro made an out to second; Landestoy struck out;
Puhl singled to left; Puhl stole second; Morgan doubled to
center [Puhl scored]; Cruz singled to center [Morgan out at home
(center to catcher)]; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 1.

GIANTS 4TH: Strain grounded out (shortstop to first); Clark made
an out to first; Evans grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Walling singled to center; Cabell grounded out
(third to first) [Walling to second]; Howe flied out to center;
Ashby was walked intentionally; Niekro flied out to right; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 1.

GIANTS 5TH: Whitfield singled to left; Murray forced Whitfield
(third to second); Murray stole second; May flied out to left;
LeMaster grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Giants 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Landestoy tripled to center; Puhl grounded out
(first unassisted); Morgan doubled to left [Landestoy scored];
Cruz flied out to left; Walling singled to center [Morgan
scored, Walling out at second (center to shortstop)]; 2 R, 3 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 3.

GIANTS 6TH: STENNETT BATTED FOR WHITSON; Stennett singled to
center; North singled to center [Stennett to second]; Strain
flied out to left; Clark popped to catcher in foul territory;
Evans flied out to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 0,
Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: LAVELLE REPLACED STRAIN (PITCHING); STENNETT STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); Cabell grounded out (second to first);
Howe made an out to first; Ashby made an out to shortstop; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 3.

GIANTS 7TH: Whitfield grounded out (shortstop to first); Murray
struck out; May grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Niekro struck out; Landestoy grounded out (first to
pitcher); Puhl lined to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants
0, Astros 3.

GIANTS 8TH: LeMaster flied out to center; Stennett flied out to
right; North struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros
3.

ASTROS 8TH: HOLLAND REPLACED NORTH (PITCHING); HERNDON REPLACED
LAVELLE (PLAYING CF); Morgan singled to right; Morgan was picked
off first (pitcher to first); Cruz grounded out (pitcher to
first); Walling flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Giants 0, Astros 3.

GIANTS 9TH: LANDESTOY CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 2B); REYNOLDS
REPLACED MORGAN (PLAYING SS); Herndon struck out; Clark lined to
shortstop; Evans singled to center; Whitfield flied out to left;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Giants           0   5   1    5
 Astros           3  10   0    5


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