Houston Astros 5, San Francisco Giants 4
Regular Season Game 60
Played on Wednesday, August 12, 1981 (D) at Candlestick Park

HOU N    0  0  3    0  1  0    0  1  0  -   5 14  2
SF  N    0  0  0    0  0  4    0  0  0  -   4  7  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Scott cf                      5   0   1   1       0   0       4   0
Pittman 2b                    5   1   2   0       0   0       3   3
Cedeno 1b                     5   0   1   0       0   0       9   0
Cruz lf                       5   1   2   1       0   0       2   0
Howe 3b                       5   0   1   1       0   1       1   1
Pujols c                      3   0   1   0       1   0       4   0
  Garcia pr,ss                0   1   0   0       0   0       0   1
Puhl rf                       3   1   3   0       0   0       0   0
Thon ss                       3   1   2   1       0   0       2   3
  Spilman ph                  0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Ashby c                     0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Ruhle p                       2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Walling ph                  1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  D. Smith p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  B. Smith p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   5  14   5       2   2      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Sambito-Thon-Cedeno.
E: Garcia (5), Thon (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Thon 2 (3,off Blue,off Holland); Pittman (3,off Breining).
SH: Ruhle (2,off Blue); Puhl (3,off Holland).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Pittman (2,2nd base off Blue/May).
CS: Scott (8,2nd base by Blue/May); Pittman (4,3rd base by Breining/May).

San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Morgan 2b                     3   0   0   0       1   0       2   1
Cabell 1b                     4   1   1   0       0   0      10   0
Clark rf                      4   1   1   1       0   1       1   0
Evans 3b                      4   1   1   2       0   0       1   3
Herndon lf                    4   0   2   0       0   0       1   0
Martin cf                     4   1   1   1       0   1       6   0
May c                         3   0   0   0       0   0       4   1
LeMaster ss                   3   0   1   0       0   1       2   4
  Wohlford ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Blue p                        0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Breining p                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Leonard ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Holland p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Minton p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Bergman ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   4   7   4       1   5      27  13

FIELDING - 
E: Evans (9).

BATTING - 
2B: Cabell (12,off Ruhle).
HR: Evans (10,6th inning off Ruhle 1 on 1 out); Martin (3,6th inning off Ruhle
0 on 2 out).
SH: Holland (5,off Sambito); May (2,off B. Smith).
GDP: Cabell (4,off Sambito).
Team LOB: 5.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ruhle                         5.2   6   4   4   0   4   2  24
Sambito W(3-3)                1.1   1   0   0   1   0   0   5
D. Smith                      1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
B. Smith SV(1)                1     0   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                        9     7   4   4   1   5   2  36


San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Blue                          2.2   6   3   3   0   1   0  13
Breining                      2.1   4   1   0   1   0   0  11
Holland L(3-3)                2.1   3   1   1   0   1   0  10
Minton                        1.2   1   0   0   1   0   0   7
Totals                        9    14   5   4   2   2   0  41

WP: Holland (2).

Umpires: HP - John McSherry, 1B - Fred Brocklander, 2B - Charlie Williams, 3B - Lanny Harris
Time of Game: 2:51   Attendance: 8707


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                San Francisco Giants     
1. Scott               cf        Morgan              2b
2. Pittman             2b        Cabell              1b
3. Cedeno              1b        Clark               rf
4. Cruz                lf        Evans               3b
5. Howe                3b        Herndon             lf
6. Pujols              c         Martin              cf
7. Puhl                rf        May                 c
8. Thon                ss        LeMaster            ss
9. Ruhle               p         Blue                p

ASTROS 1ST: Scott grounded out (third to first); Pittman popped
to catcher in foul territory; Cedeno grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 0.

GIANTS 1ST: Morgan flied out to center; Cabell flied out to
left; Clark grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz grounded out (first unassisted); Howe struck
out; Pujols grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 0.

GIANTS 2ND: Evans grounded out (second to first); Herndon
singled to right; Martin flied out to center; May forced Herndon
(second to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Puhl singled to center; Thon doubled to left [Puhl
scored]; Ruhle out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Thon
to third]; Scott singled to center [Thon scored]; Scott was
caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Pittman singled
to left; Pittman stole second; Cedeno singled to third [Pittman
to third]; Cruz singled to left [Pittman scored, Cedeno to
second]; BREINING REPLACED BLUE (PITCHING); Howe forced Cruz
(shortstop to second); 3 R, 6 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 0.

GIANTS 3RD: LeMaster grounded out (third to first); Breining
struck out; Morgan flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 3, Giants 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Pujols walked; Puhl singled to right [Pujols to
second]; Thon flied out to center; Ruhle popped to catcher in
foul territory; Scott grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 0.

GIANTS 4TH: Cabell grounded out (shortstop to first); Clark
struck out; Evans flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 3, Giants 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Pittman doubled to left; Pittman was picked off and
caught stealing third (pitcher to shortstop to third); Cedeno
flied out to right; Cruz singled to third [Cruz to second (error
by Evans)]; Howe singled to center [Cruz scored (unearned)];
Pujols flied out to center; 1 R (0 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
4, Giants 0.

GIANTS 5TH: Herndon singled to center; Martin struck out; May
reached on an error by Thon (assist by Pittman) [Herndon to
second, May to first]; LeMaster struck out; LEONARD BATTED FOR
BREINING; Leonard grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 1
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Giants 0.

ASTROS 6TH: HOLLAND REPLACED LEONARD (PITCHING); Puhl singled to
center; Thon doubled to right [Puhl to third]; Ruhle struck out;
Scott popped to first in foul territory; Pittman flied out to
center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Giants 0.

GIANTS 6TH: Morgan popped to third in foul territory; Cabell
doubled to left; Clark singled to center [Cabell scored]; Evans
homered [Clark scored]; Herndon made an out to second; Martin
homered; SAMBITO REPLACED RUHLE (PITCHING); May lined to second;
4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Giants 4.

ASTROS 7TH: Cedeno flied out to center; Cruz grounded out (first
unassisted); Howe flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 4, Giants 4.

GIANTS 7TH: LeMaster singled to shortstop; Holland out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher unassisted) [LeMaster to second]; Morgan
walked; Cabell grounded into a double play (pitcher to shortstop
to first) [Morgan out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
4, Giants 4.

ASTROS 8TH: Pujols singled to right; GARCIA RAN FOR PUJOLS;
Holland threw a wild pitch [Garcia to second]; Puhl out on a
sacrifice bunt (third to first) [Garcia to third]; MINTON
REPLACED HOLLAND (PITCHING); SPILMAN BATTED FOR THON; Spilman
walked; WALLING BATTED FOR SAMBITO; Walling singled to left
[Garcia scored, Spilman to second]; Scott forced Walling
(pitcher to shortstop) [Spilman to third]; Pittman grounded out
(pitcher to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Giants 4.

GIANTS 8TH: GARCIA STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); ASHBY REPLACED
SPILMAN (PLAYING C ); D. SMITH REPLACED WALLING (PITCHING);
Clark grounded out (shortstop to first); Evans flied out to
center; Herndon grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 5, Giants 4.

ASTROS 9TH: Cedeno flied out to left; Cruz flied out to center;
Howe grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 5, Giants 4.

GIANTS 9TH: B. SMITH REPLACED D. SMITH (PITCHING); Martin
reached on an error by Garcia; May out on a sacrifice bunt
(catcher to second) [Martin to second]; WOHLFORD BATTED FOR
LEMASTER; Wohlford struck out; BERGMAN BATTED FOR MINTON;
Bergman grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 5, Giants 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5  14   2    9
 Giants           4   7   1    5


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