San Francisco Giants 3, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 109
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Sunday, August 8, 1982 (D) at Candlestick Park

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  2    0  0  0  -   2  4  0
SF  N    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  2  -   3 13  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Thon ss                       5   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Puhl rf                       3   1   2   0       1   0       1   0
Knight 1b                     3   1   0   0       1   3       8   0
Cruz lf                       3   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Garner 2b                     3   0   0   1       0   0       1   0
Ashby c                       4   0   1   1       0   1       7   1
Scott cf                      4   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Howe 3b                       3   0   0   0       1   0       3   3
Knepper p                     3   0   0   0       1   3       1   1
  LaCorte p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   2   4   2       5   8      24   5

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Howe-Knight, Howe-Knight.

BATTING - 
SF: Garner (4,off Gale).
IBB: Howe (11,by Lavelle).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Thon (22,3rd base off Gale/Brenly); Puhl 2 (15,2nd base off Gale/Brenly
2).

San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Davis cf                      5   1   2   0       0   1       3   0
Morgan 2b                     5   0   2   1       0   0       0   6
Clark rf                      3   1   1   1       2   1       1   0
Smith 1b                      4   0   2   0       0   0      13   0
Leonard lf                    4   0   1   0       0   2       1   0
Brenly c                      4   0   2   1       0   0       8   1
O'Malley 3b                   4   0   1   0       0   2       1   1
LeMaster ss                   3   0   1   0       1   0       0   3
Gale p                        2   0   1   0       0   1       0   1
  Lavelle p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wohlford ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Breining p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Kuiper ph                   0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Venable pr                  0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   3  13   3       4   8      27  13

FIELDING - 
E: LeMaster (17).

BATTING - 
GDP: Smith (4,off Knepper); LeMaster (11,off Knepper).
Team LOB: 12.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Smith (4,3rd base off Knepper/Ashby); Davis (15,2nd base off Knepper/Ashby).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Knepper L(4-12)               8    12   3   3   4   8   0  38
LaCorte                       0     1   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        8    13   3   3   4   8   0  39

Knepper faced 3 batters in the 9th inning
LaCorte faced 1 batter in the 9th inning

San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Gale                          5.1   4   2   1   3   4   0  24
Lavelle                       0.2   0   0   0   1   2   0   3
Breining W(6-4)               3     0   0   0   1   2   0  10
Totals                        9     4   2   1   5   8   0  37

IBB: Lavelle (8,Howe).

Umpires: HP - Ed Vargo, 1B - Jim Quick, 2B - Dave Pallone, 3B - Satch Davidson
Time of Game: 3:19   


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                San Francisco Giants     
1. Thon                ss        Davis               cf
2. Puhl                rf        Morgan              2b
3. Knight              1b        Clark               rf
4. Cruz                lf        Smith               1b
5. Garner              2b        Leonard             lf
6. Ashby               c         Brenly              c
7. Scott               cf        O'Malley            3b
8. Howe                3b        LeMaster            ss
9. Knepper             p         Gale                p

ASTROS 1ST: Thon flied out to right; Puhl singled to center;
Knight struck out; Cruz walked [Puhl to second]; Garner flied
out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 0.

GIANTS 1ST: Davis struck out (catcher to first); Morgan singled
to center; Clark struck out; Smith flied out to center; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Ashby grounded out (second to first); Scott grounded
out (shortstop to first); Howe grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 0.

GIANTS 2ND: Leonard struck out; Brenly popped to first in foul
territory; O'Malley struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Giants 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Knepper struck out; Thon singled to left; Puhl
walked [Thon to second]; Thon stole third and Puhl stole second;
Knight struck out; Cruz lined to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 0, Giants 0.

GIANTS 3RD: LeMaster grounded out (pitcher to first); Gale
singled to center; Davis popped to second; Morgan flied out to
center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Garner grounded out (shortstop to first); Ashby
grounded out (second to first); Scott grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 0.

GIANTS 4TH: Clark walked; Smith singled to left [Clark to
second]; Leonard popped to pitcher; Brenly singled to left
[Smith to second, Clark scored]; Smith stole third; O'Malley was
called out on strikes; LeMaster walked [Brenly to second]; Gale
struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Howe grounded out (pitcher to first); Knepper struck
out; Thon grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Giants 1.

GIANTS 5TH: Davis singled to center; Davis stole second; Morgan
popped to third in foul territory; Clark walked; Smith grounded
into a double play (third to first) [Davis out at third]; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Puhl singled to left; Puhl stole second; Knight
walked; Cruz reached on an error by LeMaster [Knight to second,
Puhl to third]; Garner hit a sacrifice fly to center [Knight to
third, Puhl scored]; Ashby singled to right [Cruz to third,
Knight scored (unearned)]; LAVELLE REPLACED GALE (PITCHING);
Scott struck out; Howe was walked intentionally [Ashby to
second]; Knepper was called out on strikes; 2 R (1 ER), 2 H, 1
E, 3 LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 1.

GIANTS 6TH: Leonard struck out; Brenly grounded out (third to
first); O'Malley singled to second; LeMaster singled to right
[O'Malley to third]; WOHLFORD BATTED FOR LAVELLE; Wohlford
struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 1.

ASTROS 7TH: BREINING REPLACED WOHLFORD (PITCHING); Thon lined to
third; Puhl grounded out (catcher to first); Knight struck out;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 1.

GIANTS 7TH: Davis flied out to right; Morgan flied out to
center; Clark popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Cruz grounded out (second to first); Garner grounded
out (pitcher to second to first); Ashby struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 1.

GIANTS 8TH: Smith singled to center; Leonard singled to left
[Smith to second]; Brenly singled to left [Leonard to second,
Smith to third]; O'Malley popped to first in foul territory;
LeMaster grounded into a double play (third to first) [Leonard
out at third]; 0 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 1.

ASTROS 9TH: Scott grounded out (second to first); Howe popped to
first; Knepper walked; Thon flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 1.

GIANTS 9TH: KUIPER BATTED FOR BREINING; Kuiper walked; VENABLE
RAN FOR KUIPER; Davis singled to left [Venable to second];
Morgan singled to right [Davis to third, Venable scored];
LACORTE REPLACED KNEPPER (PITCHING); Clark singled to center
[Morgan to second, Davis scored]; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
2, Giants 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2   4   0    8
 Giants           3  13   1   12


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