Houston Astros 5, San Francisco Giants 1
Regular Season Game 149
Played on Sunday, September 21, 1980 (D) at Candlestick Park

HOU N    1  0  0    1  0  0    0  2  1  -   5 10  1
SF  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   1  3  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Morgan 2b                     4   0   0   0       1   0       2   3
  Reynolds ss                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Cabell 3b                     4   0   2   0       0   0       0   2
  Bergman 1b                  1   1   0   0       0   0       4   0
Cruz lf                       4   1   1   0       1   2       0   0
Cedeno cf                     4   0   1   1       1   1       4   0
Howe 1b,3b                    4   2   2   1       1   0       8   0
Woods rf                      4   1   2   2       0   1       3   0
Pujols c                      4   0   1   1       0   1       6   1
Landestoy ss,2b               4   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
Ruhle p                       3   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Totals                       36   5  10   5       4   6      27   8

FIELDING - 
E: Morgan (7).

BATTING - 
2B: Cruz (28,off Blue); Cabell (21,off Blue); Woods (5,off Blue).
HR: Howe (9,4th inning off Blue 0 on 0 out).
SH: Ruhle (4,off Blue).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Cabell (13,2nd base by Blue/May).

San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Venable rf                    4   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Herndon cf                    4   1   1   0       0   1       4   0
Evans 3b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       0   3
May c                         4   0   0   1       0   1       6   1
Whitfield lf                  4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Murray 1b                     3   0   0   0       0   0       9   1
Sularz 2b                     2   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
  Strain ph,2b                0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Pettini ss                    2   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Wohlford ph                 1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  LeMaster ss                 0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Blue p                        1   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Clark ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Holland p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Rowland p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   1   3   1       1   5      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. May-Pettini.
E: Murray (5).

BATTING - 
SH: Blue (7,off Ruhle).
Team LOB: 4.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ruhle W(10-4)                 9     3   1   1   1   5   0  32


San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Blue L(14-9)                  8     9   4   4   2   6   1  35
Holland                       0.2   1   1   1   2   0   0   5
Rowland                       0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        9    10   5   5   4   6   1  41


Umpires: HP - Fred Brocklander, 1B - Dutch Rennert, 2B - Harry Wendelstedt, 3B - Lee Weyer
Time of Game: 2:29   Attendance: 19844


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                San Francisco Giants     
1. Morgan              2b        Venable             rf
2. Cabell              3b        Herndon             cf
3. Cruz                lf        Evans               3b
4. Cedeno              cf        May                 c
5. Howe                1b        Whitfield           lf
6. Woods               rf        Murray              1b
7. Pujols              c         Sularz              2b
8. Landestoy           ss        Pettini             ss
9. Ruhle               p         Blue                p

ASTROS 1ST: Morgan grounded out (first unassisted); Cabell
grounded out (third to first); Cruz doubled to right; Cedeno
walked; Howe walked [Cruz to third, Cedeno to second]; Woods
singled to shortstop [Cruz scored, Cedeno to third, Howe to
second]; Pujols struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 1,
Giants 0.

GIANTS 1ST: Venable was called out on strikes; Herndon grounded
out (first unassisted); Evans flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Landestoy flied out to left; Ruhle was called out on
strikes; Morgan flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Giants 0.

GIANTS 2ND: May grounded out (third to first); Whitfield flied
out to center; Murray grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Cabell singled to right; Cruz struck out while
Cabell was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Cedeno
flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 0.

GIANTS 3RD: Sularz grounded out (third to first); Pettini
reached on an error by Morgan [Pettini to first]; Blue out on a
sacrifice bunt (catcher to second) [Pettini to second]; Venable
flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Howe homered; Woods struck out; Pujols grounded out
(shortstop to first); Landestoy reached on an error by Murray
[Landestoy to first]; Ruhle flied out to center; 1 R, 1 H, 1 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 0.

GIANTS 4TH: Herndon struck out; Evans popped to catcher in foul
territory; May grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Morgan flied out to center; Cabell doubled to left;
Cruz struck out; Cedeno was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 0.

GIANTS 5TH: Whitfield grounded out (second to first); Murray
flied out to right; Sularz lined to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Howe grounded out (pitcher to first); Woods flied
out to right; Pujols grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 0.

GIANTS 6TH: Pettini flied out to center; Blue struck out;
Venable grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Giants 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Landestoy singled to right; Ruhle out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to second) [Landestoy to second]; Morgan grounded
out (second to first) [Landestoy to third]; Cabell made an out
to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 0.

GIANTS 7TH: Herndon grounded out (shortstop to first); Evans
flied out to right; May struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Giants 0.

ASTROS 8TH: Cruz grounded out (second to first); Cedeno flied
out to center; Howe singled to left; Woods doubled to left [Howe
scored, Woods to third (on throw to home)]; Pujols singled to
right [Woods scored]; Landestoy flied out to right; 2 R, 3 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Giants 0.

GIANTS 8TH: BERGMAN REPLACED CABELL (PLAYING 1B); HOWE CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 3B); Whitfield grounded out (first
unassisted); Murray grounded out (pitcher to first); STRAIN
BATTED FOR SULARZ; Strain walked; WOHLFORD BATTED FOR PETTINI;
Wohlford singled to left [Strain to second]; CLARK BATTED FOR
BLUE; Clark flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
4, Giants 0.

ASTROS 9TH: HOLLAND REPLACED CLARK (PITCHING); LEMASTER REPLACED
WOHLFORD (PLAYING SS); STRAIN STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); Ruhle
grounded out (third to first); Morgan walked; Bergman forced
Morgan (first to shortstop); Cruz walked [Bergman to second];
Cedeno singled to center [Bergman scored, Cruz to second];
ROWLAND REPLACED HOLLAND (PITCHING); Howe made an out to first;
1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Giants 0.

GIANTS 9TH: REYNOLDS REPLACED MORGAN (PLAYING SS); LANDESTOY
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 2B); Venable grounded out (first
unassisted); Herndon singled to center; Evans singled to right
[Herndon to third]; May grounded out (first unassisted) [Herndon
scored, Evans to second]; Whitfield was called out on strikes; 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Giants 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5  10   1    9
 Giants           1   3   1    4


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