Houston Astros 1, San Diego Padres 0
Regular Season Game 45
Played on Wednesday, May 27, 1981 (N) at Astrodome

SD  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  6  0
HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  x  -   1  5  0
San Diego Padres             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Smith ss                      4   0   2   0       0   0       1   4
Bonilla 2b                    4   0   0   0       0   0       3   2
Richards lf                   4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Salazar cf                    4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Perkins 1b                    3   0   0   0       1   1      10   0
Evans 3b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       3   2
Kennedy c                     4   0   1   0       0   1       4   0
Edwards rf                    3   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
Welsh p                       2   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Swisher ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Littlefield p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Boone p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   0   6   0       1   5      24  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Edwards-Kennedy.

BATTING - 
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Smith (13,2nd base off Knepper/Pujols).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl rf                       4   0   2   0       0   0       3   0
Pittman 3b                    3   0   1   0       1   0       0   2
Cedeno cf                     3   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Cruz lf                       3   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Roberts 1b                    3   1   1   0       0   0      11   0
  Walling 1b                  0   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Garcia ss                     3   0   0   0       0   2       1   6
Pujols c                      3   0   1   1       0   0       5   0
Landestoy 2b                  2   0   0   0       1   0       2   2
Knepper p                     2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       26   1   5   1       2   3      27* 11

* - Files missing details on 1 outs.
BATTING - 
3B: Puhl (3,off Welsh).
SH: Knepper (3,off Welsh).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Roberts (1,2nd base off Welsh/Kennedy).

PITCHING
San Diego Padres             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Welsh L(2-3)                  6     5   1   1   2   3   0  23
Littlefield                   1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Boone                         1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        8     5   1   1   2   3   0  29


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Knepper W(5-0)                9     6   0   0   1   5   0  34


Umpires: HP - Paul Pryor, 1B - Charlie Williams, 2B - John McSherry, 3B - Dave Pallone
Time of Game: 1:50   Attendance: 21256


Starting Lineups:

   San Diego Padres              Houston Astros           
1. Smith               ss        Puhl                rf
2. Bonilla             2b        Pittman             3b
3. Richards            lf        Cedeno              cf
4. Salazar             cf        Cruz                lf
5. Perkins             1b        Roberts             1b
6. Evans               3b        Garcia              ss
7. Kennedy             c         Pujols              c
8. Edwards             rf        Landestoy           2b
9. Welsh               p         Knepper             p

PADRES 1ST: Smith grounded out (shortstop to first); Bonilla
grounded out (second to first); Richards grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl made an out to third; Pittman walked; Cedeno
grounded out (third to first) [Pittman to second]; Cruz popped
to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 0.

PADRES 2ND: Salazar flied out to right; Perkins struck out;
Evans grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Padres 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Roberts flied out to center; Garcia struck out;
Pujols grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Padres 0, Astros 0.

PADRES 3RD: Kennedy grounded out (first unassisted); Edwards
grounded out (third to first); Welsh struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Landestoy walked; Knepper out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [Landestoy to second]; Puhl singled to left
[Landestoy out at home (shortstop to third)]; Pittman singled to
right [Puhl to third]; Cedeno grounded out (pitcher to first); 0
R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 0.

PADRES 4TH: Smith singled to left; Bonilla lined to shortstop;
Smith stole second; Richards grounded out (first unassisted)
[Smith to third]; Salazar grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Cruz grounded out (second to first); Roberts singled
to left; Roberts stole second; Garcia struck out; Pujols singled
to center [Roberts scored]; Landestoy made an out to second; 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 1.

PADRES 5TH: Perkins grounded out (shortstop to first); Evans
singled to left; Kennedy was called out on strikes; Edwards
popped to first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Knepper grounded out (second to first); Puhl tripled
to right; Pittman hit into a double play (right to catcher)
[Puhl out at home]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 1.

PADRES 6TH: Welsh grounded out (shortstop to first); Smith
singled to left; Bonilla flied out to right; Richards singled to
center [Smith to second]; Salazar struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Cedeno made an out to second; Cruz struck out;
Roberts grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Padres 0, Astros 1.

PADRES 7TH: WALLING REPLACED ROBERTS (PLAYING 1B); Perkins
walked; Evans made an out to second; Kennedy singled to right
[Perkins to second]; Edwards struck out; SWISHER BATTED FOR
WELSH; Swisher forced Kennedy (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: LITTLEFIELD REPLACED SWISHER (PITCHING); Garcia
flied out to left; Pujols grounded out (shortstop to first);
Landestoy grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Padres 0, Astros 1.

PADRES 8TH: Smith flied out to right; Bonilla grounded out
(shortstop to first); Richards grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: BOONE REPLACED LITTLEFIELD (PITCHING); Knepper lined
to shortstop; Puhl grounded out (first unassisted); Pittman
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres
0, Astros 1.

PADRES 9TH: Salazar singled to shortstop; Perkins popped to
first; Evans flied out to left; Kennedy out on an unknown play;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Padres           0   6   0    7
 Astros           1   5   0    4


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