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Standings
MIL
@BOS
4
10
HOU
@LAD
1
5
ATL
@SDP
0
2
Thursday, April 20, 1978,
, Dodger Stadium
Attendance: 24,049, Time of Game: 2:13
Astros
1
6-7
 Lost 1 
4th, 3 GB
at Dodgers
5
8-4
 Won 2 
2nd, ½ GB
W: Doug Rau (2-0)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Astros          0  0  0   1  0  0   0  0  0    1  8  1
Dodgers         0  0  0   0  0  4   0  1  X    5 10  1

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Terry Puhl LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 .255 .650 -0.073 0.87 0.028 -0.101 -0.7 2 0 CS
Enos Cabell 3B 4 0 2 0 0 0 .305 .723 0.012 0.49 0.037 -0.025 0.1 3 2
Cesar Cedeno CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .321 .832 -0.082 0.82 0.000 -0.082 -0.8 2 0
Bob Watson 1B 4 1 2 0 0 1 .313 .774 0.085 0.80 0.123 -0.038 0.6 9 0 2·2B
Jose Cruz RF 4 0 1 1 0 0 .300 .724 0.063 0.96 0.122 -0.059 0.3 1 0
Joe Ferguson C 3 0 0 0 1 0 .214 .810 -0.001 0.78 0.039 -0.040 0.0 3 1
Art Howe 2B 3 0 1 0 0 0 .306 .971 -0.051 1.18 0.021 -0.072 -0.6 2 0
   Ken Forsch P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Wilbur Howard PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 .429 .929 0.003 0.06 0.003 0.000 0.1
Roger Metzger SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 .225 .589 -0.145 1.10 0.000 -0.145 -1.6 2 4 GDP
Mark Lemongello P 2 0 0 0 0 2 .200 .733 -0.046 0.94 0.000 -0.046 -0.4 0 1
   Julio Gonzalez PH-2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 -0.007 0.28 0.000 -0.007 -0.1 0 0
Team Totals 34 1 8 1 1 3 .235 .551 -0.242 0.83 0.373 -0.615 -3.0 24 8
2B: B Watson 2 (5, 2 off D Rau).
TB: B Watson 4; E Cabell 2; A Howe; W Howard; J Cruz; T Puhl.
GIDP: R Metzger (1).
RBI: J Cruz (5).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 1 for 6.
Fielding
E: E Cabell (2).
Baserunning
CS: T Puhl (3, 2nd base by D Rau/S Yeager).

Los Angeles Dodgers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Davey Lopes 2B 5 0 2 0 0 0 .267 .843 -0.086 0.89 0.063 -0.149 -0.3 5 1 2B
Bill Russell SS 5 0 0 0 0 1 .185 .418 -0.152 1.05 0.000 -0.152 -2.0 2 3
Reggie Smith RF 3 1 1 0 1 0 .311 .923 0.079 1.04 0.116 -0.037 0.3 5 0
Ron Cey 3B 3 1 0 0 1 0 .362 .913 0.060 1.51 0.108 -0.048 0.3 0 2
Steve Garvey 1B 4 1 1 1 0 0 .314 .869 0.172 1.58 0.253 -0.081 0.7 6 0 2B,SB
Dusty Baker LF 4 1 1 0 0 1 .304 .679 -0.133 1.13 0.005 -0.138 -0.7 3 0 2B
Rick Monday CF 3 1 2 1 1 0 .425 1.461 0.059 1.17 0.074 -0.015 1.2 3 0 IW
Steve Yeager C 4 0 2 3 0 1 .289 .699 0.294 1.65 0.306 -0.012 2.4 3 1 2B
Doug Rau P 3 0 1 0 0 0 .167 .333 -0.035 1.10 0.001 -0.036 -0.4 0 0 SH
Team Totals 34 5 10 5 3 3 .294 .763 0.258 1.23 0.926 -0.668 1.5 27 7
2B: D Lopes (4, off M Lemongello); D Baker (1, off K Forsch); S Garvey (3, off M Lemongello); S Yeager (2, off M Lemongello).
SH: D Rau (1, off M Lemongello).
IBB: R Monday (1, by M Lemongello).
TB: S Yeager 3; D Lopes 3; R Monday 2; D Baker 2; S Garvey 2; D Rau; R Smith.
RBI: S Yeager 3 (6); S Garvey (11); R Monday (15).
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 4 for 15.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Russell-D Lopes-S Garvey.
E: D Lopes (2).
Baserunning
SB: S Garvey (2, 2nd base off M Lemongello/J Ferguson).

Houston Astros

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Mark Lemongello, L (1-2) 6 6 4 4 3 2 0 4.95 28 43 -0.256 1.62 -1.3
Ken Forsch 2 4 1 1 0 1 0 7.71 10 0 0 -0.001 0.10 -0.1
Team Totals 8 10 5 5 3 3 0 5.62 38 43 0 0 -0.257 1.23 -1.5

Los Angeles Dodgers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Doug Rau, W (2-0) 9 8 1 1 1 3 0 1.20 35 69 0.243 0.83 3.0
Team Totals 9 8 1 1 1 3 0 1.00 35 69 0.243 0.83 3.0
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: M Lemongello (1; R Monday).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Terry Tata, 1B - Ed Vargo, 2B - Paul Pryor, 3B - Satch Davidson.
Time of Game: 2:13.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Night.

Starting Lineups

Houston Astros         Los Angeles Dodgers
1 Terry Puhl LF 1 Davey Lopes 2B
2 Enos Cabell 3B 2 Bill Russell SS
3 Cesar Cedeno CF 3 Reggie Smith RF
4 Bob Watson 1B 4 Ron Cey 3B
5 Jose Cruz RF 5 Steve Garvey 1B
6 Joe Ferguson C 6 Dusty Baker LF
7 Art Howe 2B 7 Rick Monday CF
8 Roger Metzger SS 8 Steve Yeager C
9 Mark Lemongello P 9 Doug Rau P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b6 0-1 0 12- R LAD S. Garvey M. Lemongello 24% 78% Double to LF; Smith Scores; Cey to 3B
b6 1-1 1 123 RRR LAD S. Yeager M. Lemongello 22% 93% Double to LF; Cey Scores; Garvey Scores; Monday Scores
b5 0-1 1 -23 O LAD D. Lopes M. Lemongello -12% 42% Popfly: SS
t4 0-0 0 -2- R HOU J. Cruz D. Rau -12% 30% Single to RF; Watson Scores; Cruz to 2B/Adv on throw to Hm
b6 0-1 0 1-- LAD R. Cey M. Lemongello 10% 54% Walk; Smith to 2B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Dodgers' Doug Rau facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O HOU T. Puhl D. Rau 2% 52% Foul Flyball: 1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O HOU E. Cabell D. Rau 1% 54% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 2 --- O HOU C. Cedeno D. Rau 1% 55% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Dodgers 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Mark Lemongello facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- LAD D. Lopes M. Lemongello 6% 61% Double to LF
b1 0-0 0 -2- O LAD B. Russell M. Lemongello -4% 57% Popfly: 1B
b1 0-0 1 -2- O LAD R. Smith M. Lemongello -3% 53% Flyball: LF
b1 0-0 2 -2- LAD R. Cey M. Lemongello 1% 54% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Lopes stays at 2B; Cey to 1B
b1 0-0 2 12- O LAD S. Garvey M. Lemongello -4% 50% Popfly: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Astros 0, Dodgers 0.
Top of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Dodgers' Doug Rau facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O HOU B. Watson D. Rau 2% 52% Flyball: CF
t2 0-0 1 --- O HOU J. Cruz D. Rau 2% 54% Flyball: LF
t2 0-0 2 --- HOU J. Ferguson D. Rau -1% 53% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Ferguson to 1B
t2 0-0 2 1-- HOU A. Howe D. Rau -2% 50% Single to LF; Ferguson to 2B
t2 0-0 2 12- O HOU R. Metzger D. Rau 4% 55% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Astros 0, Dodgers 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Mark Lemongello facing 6-7-8
b2 0-0 0 --- O LAD D. Baker M. Lemongello -2% 53% Lineout: 3B
b2 0-0 1 --- O LAD R. Monday M. Lemongello -2% 51% Flyball: RF
b2 0-0 2 --- O LAD S. Yeager M. Lemongello -1% 50% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Dodgers 0.
Top of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Dodgers' Doug Rau facing 9-1-2
t3 0-0 0 --- O HOU M. Lemongello D. Rau 2% 52% Strikeout
t3 0-0 1 --- HOU T. Puhl D. Rau -3% 50% Single to P/Bunt
t3 0-0 1 1-- O HOU E. Cabell D. Rau 4% 54% Puhl Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
t3 0-0 2 --- HOU E. Cabell D. Rau -1% 53% Single to CF
t3 0-0 2 1-- O HOU C. Cedeno D. Rau 2% 55% Lineout: SS
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Dodgers 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Mark Lemongello facing 9-1-2
b3 0-0 0 --- O LAD D. Rau M. Lemongello -2% 53% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b3 0-0 1 --- O LAD D. Lopes M. Lemongello -2% 51% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 0-0 2 --- O LAD B. Russell M. Lemongello -1% 50% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Dodgers 0.
Top of the 4th, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Dodgers' Doug Rau facing 4-5-6
t4 0-0 0 --- HOU B. Watson D. Rau -8% 42% Double to RF
t4 0-0 0 -2- R HOU J. Cruz D. Rau -12% 30% Single to RF; Watson Scores; Cruz to 2B/Adv on throw to Hm
t4 1-0 0 -2- HOU J. Ferguson D. Rau -3% 27% Walk
t4 1-0 0 12- O HOU A. Howe D. Rau 5% 33% Flyball: RF
t4 1-0 1 12- OO HOU R. Metzger D. Rau 8% 41% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Dodgers 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 0-1, Astros' Mark Lemongello facing 3-4-5
b4 0-1 0 --- LAD R. Smith M. Lemongello 5% 46% Walk
b4 0-1 0 1-- O LAD R. Cey M. Lemongello -5% 41% Popfly: 3B
b4 0-1 1 1-- O LAD S. Garvey M. Lemongello -4% 38% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
b4 0-1 2 1-- LAD D. Baker M. Lemongello 1% 39% Garvey Steals 2B
b4 0-1 2 -2- O LAD D. Baker M. Lemongello -4% 35% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Dodgers 0.
Top of the 5th, Astros Batting, Ahead 1-0, Dodgers' Doug Rau facing 9-1-2
t5 1-0 0 --- O HOU M. Lemongello D. Rau 2% 37% Strikeout
t5 1-0 1 --- O HOU T. Puhl D. Rau 2% 38% Flyball: RF
t5 1-0 2 --- O HOU E. Cabell D. Rau 1% 40% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Dodgers 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 0-1, Astros' Mark Lemongello facing 7-8-9
b5 0-1 0 --- LAD R. Monday M. Lemongello 6% 45% Single to CF
b5 0-1 0 1-- LAD S. Yeager M. Lemongello 9% 54% Single to LF; Monday to 2B
b5 0-1 0 12- O LAD D. Rau M. Lemongello -0% 54% Bunt Groundout: C-2B/Sacrifice; Monday to 3B; Yeager to 2B
b5 0-1 1 -23 O LAD D. Lopes M. Lemongello -12% 42% Popfly: SS
b5 0-1 2 -23 O LAD B. Russell M. Lemongello -9% 32% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 1, Dodgers 0.
Top of the 6th, Astros Batting, Ahead 1-0, Dodgers' Doug Rau facing 3-4-5
t6 1-0 0 --- O HOU C. Cedeno D. Rau 2% 35% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 1-0 1 --- HOU B. Watson D. Rau -5% 30% Double to RF
t6 1-0 1 -2- O HOU J. Cruz D. Rau 4% 34% Flyball: LF
t6 1-0 2 -2- O HOU J. Ferguson D. Rau 4% 37% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Dodgers 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 0-1, Astros' Mark Lemongello facing 3-4-5
b6 0-1 0 --- LAD R. Smith M. Lemongello 7% 44% Single to CF
b6 0-1 0 1-- LAD R. Cey M. Lemongello 10% 54% Walk; Smith to 2B
b6 0-1 0 12- R LAD S. Garvey M. Lemongello 24% 78% Double to LF; Smith Scores; Cey to 3B
b6 1-1 0 -23 O LAD D. Baker M. Lemongello -7% 71% Strikeout
b6 1-1 1 -23 LAD R. Monday M. Lemongello 1% 71% Intentional Walk
b6 1-1 1 123 RRR LAD S. Yeager M. Lemongello 22% 93% Double to LF; Cey Scores; Garvey Scores; Monday Scores
b6 4-1 1 -2- O LAD D. Rau M. Lemongello -1% 92% Flyball: CF
b6 4-1 2 -2- O LAD D. Lopes M. Lemongello -1% 91% Groundout: SS-1B
4 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Dodgers 4.
Top of the 7th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-4, Dodgers' Doug Rau facing 7-8-9
t7 1-4 0 --- O HOU A. Howe D. Rau 2% 93% Popfly: 2B
t7 1-4 1 --- O HOU R. Metzger D. Rau 1% 94% Flyball: RF
Julio Gonzalez pinch hits for Mark Lemongello (P) batting 9th
t7 1-4 2 --- O HOU J. Gonzalez D. Rau 1% 95% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Dodgers 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 4-1, Astros' Ken Forsch facing 2-3-4
Ken Forsch replaces Art Howe (2B) pitching and batting 7th
Julio Gonzalez moves from PH to 2B
b7 4-1 0 --- O LAD B. Russell K. Forsch -0% 95% Groundout: 3B-1B
b7 4-1 1 --- O LAD R. Smith K. Forsch -0% 94% Flyball: LF
b7 4-1 2 --- O LAD R. Cey K. Forsch -0% 94% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Dodgers 4.
Top of the 8th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-4, Dodgers' Doug Rau facing 1-2-3
t8 1-4 0 --- O HOU T. Puhl D. Rau 2% 96% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t8 1-4 1 --- HOU E. Cabell D. Rau -2% 94% Single to CF
t8 1-4 1 1-- O HOU C. Cedeno D. Rau 3% 96% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
t8 1-4 2 1-- O HOU B. Watson D. Rau 2% 98% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Dodgers 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 4-1, Astros' Ken Forsch facing 5-6-7
b8 4-1 0 --- O LAD S. Garvey K. Forsch -0% 97% Flyball: CF
b8 4-1 1 --- LAD D. Baker K. Forsch 0% 98% Double to LF
b8 4-1 1 -2- R LAD R. Monday K. Forsch 1% 99% Single to LF; Baker Scores
b8 5-1 1 1-- O LAD S. Yeager K. Forsch -0% 99% Strikeout
b8 5-1 2 1-- LAD D. Rau K. Forsch 0% 99% Single to CF; Monday to 2B
b8 5-1 2 12- LAD D. Lopes K. Forsch 0% 99% Single to SS; Monday to 3B; Rau to 2B
b8 5-1 2 123 O LAD B. Russell K. Forsch -0% 99% Popfly: 1B
1 run, 4 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Astros 1, Dodgers 5.
Top of the 9th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-5, Dodgers' Doug Rau facing 5-6-7
t9 1-5 0 --- O HOU J. Cruz D. Rau 1% 100% Popfly: LF
t9 1-5 1 --- O HOU J. Ferguson D. Rau 0% 100% Popfly: 2B
Wilbur Howard pinch hits for Ken Forsch (P) batting 7th
t9 1-5 2 --- HOU W. Howard D. Rau -0% 100% Single to CF
t9 1-5 2 1-- O HOU R. Metzger D. Rau 0% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Dodgers 5.

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