Houston Astros 5, San Francisco Giants 3
Regular Season Game 140
Played on Friday, September 12, 1980 (N) at Astrodome

SF  N    0  0  0    0  1  0    0  2  0  -   3 12  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  3  0    2  0  x  -   5  9  0
San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Venable rf                    5   1   2   0       0   1       1   0
Herndon cf                    4   1   2   0       0   0       4   0
Evans 3b                      3   1   2   2       1   0       2   4
May c                         4   0   2   0       0   0       3   0
Whitfield lf                  4   0   2   1       0   1       3   0
Murray 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   1       8   0
Pettini 2b                    3   0   1   0       0   0       3   3
  Stennett ph,2b              1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
LeMaster ss                   3   0   1   0       0   0       0   3
  Strain ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Whitson p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Lavelle p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  North ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Holland p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Wohlford ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   3  12   3       1   4      24  11

BATTING - 
2B: Herndon (16,off Niekro); Whitfield (14,off Niekro).
3B: Herndon (9,off Niekro).
GDP: Murray (6,off Niekro).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Pettini (2,2nd base by Niekro/Ashby).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Morgan 2b                     4   0   1   1       0   0       1   4
  Landestoy 2b                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Cabell 3b                     4   1   1   1       0   0       0   4
Puhl rf                       4   0   1   1       0   0       3   1
Cruz lf                       4   0   2   0       0   0       2   0
Cedeno cf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Walling 1b                    3   1   1   0       1   0      13   0
  Bergman 1b                  0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Ashby c                       2   1   1   1       0   1       3   1
  Pujols ph,c                 2   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Reynolds ss                   3   2   2   1       0   0       1   4
Niekro p                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Smith p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   5   9   5       1   1      27  17

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Puhl-Reynolds-Walling, Reynolds-Morgan-Walling.

BATTING - 
2B: Cabell (18,off Holland).
3B: Ashby (2,off Whitson).
SH: Niekro 2 (14,off Whitson,off Holland).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Puhl (22,2nd base off Holland/May).

PITCHING
San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Whitson L(9-11)               5.2   6   3   3   1   1   0  24
Lavelle                       0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Holland                       2     3   2   2   0   0   0   9
Totals                        8     9   5   5   1   1   0  34

BK: Holland (3).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro W(16-11)               7.1  12   3   3   1   3   0  32
Smith SV(7)                   1.2   0   0   0   0   1   0   5
Totals                        9    12   3   3   1   4   0  37


Umpires: HP - Jerry Crawford, 1B - Doug Harvey, 2B - Andy Olsen, 3B - Steve Fields
Time of Game: 2:35   Attendance: 23380


Starting Lineups:

   San Francisco Giants          Houston Astros           
1. Venable             rf        Morgan              2b
2. Herndon             cf        Cabell              3b
3. Evans               3b        Puhl                rf
4. May                 c         Cruz                lf
5. Whitfield           lf        Cedeno              cf
6. Murray              1b        Walling             1b
7. Pettini             2b        Ashby               c
8. LeMaster            ss        Reynolds            ss
9. Whitson             p         Niekro              p

GIANTS 1ST: Venable singled to right; Herndon hit into a double
play (right to shortstop to first) [Venable out at second];
Evans singled to center; May singled to right [Evans to third];
Whitfield grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
 Giants 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Morgan flied out to right; Cabell flied out to left;
Puhl grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Giants 0, Astros 0.

GIANTS 2ND: Murray grounded out (shortstop to first); Pettini
grounded out (third to first); LeMaster singled to center;
Whitson struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz singled to center; Cedeno forced Cruz (third to
second); Walling flied out to left; Ashby struck out; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

GIANTS 3RD: Venable flied out to right; Herndon flied out to
right; Evans walked; May singled to right [Evans to second];
Whitfield struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Reynolds grounded out (third to first); Niekro
grounded out (shortstop to first); Morgan flied out to center; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

GIANTS 4TH: Murray struck out; Pettini singled to left; Pettini
was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); LeMaster
flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Cabell grounded out (shortstop to first); Puhl
grounded out (second to first); Cruz popped to third in foul
territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

GIANTS 5TH: Whitson grounded out (second to first); Venable
singled to right; Herndon doubled to left [Venable to third];
Evans grounded out (second to first) [Venable scored, Herndon to
third]; May flied out to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants
1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Cedeno lined to third; Walling singled to left;
Ashby tripled to center [Walling scored]; Reynolds singled to
center [Ashby scored]; Niekro out on a sacrifice bunt (third to
second) [Reynolds to second]; Morgan singled to right [Reynolds
scored]; Cabell grounded out (second to first); 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 3.

GIANTS 6TH: Whitfield singled to center; Murray grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Whitfield out at
second]; Pettini grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Puhl flied out to left; Cruz singled to center;
Cedeno popped to catcher in foul territory; Walling walked [Cruz
to second]; LAVELLE REPLACED WHITSON (PITCHING); PUJOLS BATTED
FOR ASHBY; Pujols grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 3.

GIANTS 7TH: PUJOLS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); LeMaster
grounded out (shortstop to first); NORTH BATTED FOR LAVELLE;
North flied out to left; Venable grounded out (second to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: HOLLAND REPLACED NORTH (PITCHING); Reynolds singled
to left; Niekro out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second)
[Reynolds to second]; Morgan popped to catcher in foul
territory; Holland balked [Reynolds to third]; Cabell doubled to
center [Reynolds scored]; Puhl singled to right [Cabell scored];
Puhl stole second; Cruz flied out to center; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Giants 1, Astros 5.

GIANTS 8TH: LANDESTOY REPLACED MORGAN (PLAYING 2B); Herndon
tripled to center; Evans singled to right [Herndon scored]; May
grounded out (first unassisted) [Evans to second]; Whitfield
doubled to left [Evans scored]; SMITH REPLACED NIEKRO
(PITCHING); Murray grounded out (third to first); STENNETT
BATTED FOR PETTINI; Stennett grounded out (third to first); 2 R,
3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 3, Astros 5.

ASTROS 8TH: STENNETT STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); Cedeno flied
out to center; Walling flied out to center; Pujols grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 3, Astros 5.

GIANTS 9TH: BERGMAN REPLACED WALLING (PLAYING 1B); STRAIN BATTED
FOR LEMASTER; Strain grounded out (second to first); WOHLFORD
BATTED FOR HOLLAND; Wohlford grounded out (second to first);
Venable struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 3, Astros 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Giants           3  12   0    7
 Astros           5   9   0    5


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