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TOR
@BAL
1
11
DET
@CLE
10
4
CAL
@KCR
4
3
MIN
@MIL
5
2
BOS
@NYY
2
3
CHW
@SEA
9
1
OAK
@TEX
1
8
STL
@CHC
4
1
ATL
@LAD
0
2
NYM
@PHI
1
2
 
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MON
@PIT
5
12
HOU
@SDP
1
2
CIN
@SFG
2
3
Saturday, September 16, 1978, 7:05PM
, San Diego Stadium
Attendance: 10,171, Time of Game: 2:23
Astros
1
68-80
 Lost 1 
5th, 22½ GB
at Padres
2
77-73
 Won 1 
4th, 14½ GB
W: Gaylord Perry (19-6)
L: Joe Sambito (4-9)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Astros          0  1  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    1  5  1
Padres          0  0  0   0  0  0   1  0  1    2  5  1
Winning Run scored with 2 outs

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Rafael Landestoy SS 4 0 1 0 0 1 .267 .602 -0.031 0.81 0.024 -0.055 -0.4 0 5
Joe Cannon LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 .167 .333 -0.044 0.90 0.049 -0.092 -0.2 1 0 CS
Terry Puhl CF 3 0 0 0 0 0 .297 .725 -0.096 1.15 0.000 -0.096 -0.6 4 0 SH
Denny Walling RF 4 1 1 0 0 0 .258 .706 -0.016 1.11 0.069 -0.086 0.1 1 0 2B
Enos Cabell 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .298 .732 -0.071 0.96 0.023 -0.094 -0.5 1 2 2B
Jim Obradovich 1B 3 0 1 1 0 0 .333 .889 0.102 1.08 0.148 -0.047 0.9 13 1 3B
Keith Drumright 2B 3 0 0 0 0 1 .128 .319 -0.088 0.91 0.000 -0.088 -0.8 1 1
Bruce Bochy C 3 0 0 0 0 1 .252 .688 -0.090 1.23 0.000 -0.090 -0.6 4 0
Vern Ruhle P 2 0 0 0 0 2 .071 .259 -0.030 0.62 0.000 -0.030 -0.3 1 1
   Dave Bergman PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .233 .641 -0.030 1.29 0.000 -0.030 -0.1
   Joe Sambito P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .452 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Joaquin Andujar P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .130 .341 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 31 1 5 1 0 5 .161 .452 -0.394 0.99 0.313 -0.708 -2.7 26 10
2B: E Cabell (28, off G Perry); D Walling (11, off G Perry).
3B: J Obradovich (1, off G Perry).
SH: T Puhl (3, off G Perry).
TB: J Obradovich 3; D Walling 2; E Cabell 2; J Cannon; R Landestoy.
RBI: J Obradovich (2).
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 1 for 6.
Fielding
E: B Bochy (7).
Baserunning
CS: J Cannon (1, 2nd base by G Perry/G Tenace).

San Diego Padres

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Gene Richards LF 3 0 0 0 1 0 .297 .779 -0.025 1.27 0.065 -0.090 0.1 3 0 SB
Ozzie Smith SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 .263 .641 -0.102 1.24 0.000 -0.102 -0.6 3 4
Broderick Perkins 1B 3 1 1 0 1 0 .244 .606 0.075 1.61 0.157 -0.082 0.0 10 1
   Derrel Thomas PR 0 1 0 0 0 0 .229 .597 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Dave Winfield CF 3 0 0 0 1 0 .303 .857 0.027 2.14 0.107 -0.080 0.0 2 0
Jerry Turner RF 4 0 3 1 0 0 .281 .800 0.514 2.23 0.538 -0.024 2.5 2 0 SB
Gene Tenace C 4 0 0 0 0 2 .220 .808 -0.255 1.89 0.000 -0.255 -1.6 5 1
Barry Evans 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 .238 .545 -0.170 1.75 0.000 -0.170 -0.9 0 0
   Oscar Gamble PH 0 0 0 1 0 0 .276 .759 0.176 6.01 0.176 0.000 -0.1 SF
Mike Champion 2B 3 0 1 0 0 1 .250 .667 -0.017 1.69 0.066 -0.083 -0.2 1 2
   Bill Almon PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 .255 .624 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Fernando Gonzalez 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 .241 .584 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Gaylord Perry P 3 0 0 0 0 0 .100 .247 -0.118 1.72 0.000 -0.118 -0.6 1 2
Team Totals 30 2 5 2 3 3 .167 .402 0.105 1.85 1.109 -1.004 -1.3 27 11
SF: O Gamble (5, off J Andujar).
TB: J Turner 3; M Champion; B Perkins.
RBI: O Gamble (46); J Turner (32).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 2 for 11.
Fielding
E: M Champion (5).
Baserunning
SB: J Turner (4, 2nd base off V Ruhle/B Bochy); G Richards (36, 2nd base off V Ruhle/B Bochy).

Houston Astros

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Vern Ruhle 7 2 1 1 2 2 0 2.60 25 69 0.183 1.49 1.8
Joe Sambito, L (4-9) 1 3 1 1 1 0 0 3.20 7 0 0 -0.220 2.51 -1.4
Joaquin Andujar 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.28 2 3 1 -0.069 4.41 0.8
Team Totals 8.2 5 2 2 3 3 0 2.08 34 69 3 1 -0.106 1.85 1.3
J Sambito faced 3 batters in the 9th inning.

San Diego Padres

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Gaylord Perry, W (19-6) 9 5 1 1 0 5 0 2.90 32 78 0.395 0.99 2.7
Team Totals 9 5 1 1 0 5 0 1.00 32 78 0.395 0.99 2.7
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Jerry Dale, 1B - John McSherry, 2B - Paul Runge, 3B - Bob Engel.
Time of Game: 2:23.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Night.

Starting Lineups

Houston Astros         San Diego Padres
1 Rafael Landestoy SS 1 Gene Richards LF
2 Joe Cannon LF 2 Ozzie Smith SS
3 Terry Puhl CF 3 Broderick Perkins 1B
4 Denny Walling RF 4 Dave Winfield CF
5 Enos Cabell 3B 5 Jerry Turner RF
6 Jim Obradovich 1B 6 Gene Tenace C
7 Keith Drumright 2B 7 Barry Evans 3B
8 Bruce Bochy C 8 Mike Champion 2B
9 Vern Ruhle P 9 Gaylord Perry P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b7 0-1 1 -2- R SDP J. Turner V. Ruhle 25% 62% Single to RF; Perkins Scores; Turner to 2B/Adv on throw to Hm
b9 1-1 1 123 RO SDP O. Gamble J. Andujar 18% 100% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly; Thomas Scores
t2 0-0 1 -2- R HOU J. Obradovich G. Perry -15% 33% Triple to CF; Walling Scores
b9 1-1 0 12- SDP J. Turner J. Sambito 13% 93% Single to LF; Thomas to 3B; Winfield to 2B
b9 1-1 0 123 O SDP G. Tenace J. Andujar -11% 82% Strikeout

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, Padres' Gaylord Perry facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O HOU R. Landestoy G. Perry 2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- HOU J. Cannon G. Perry -2% 50% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Cannon to 1B
t1 0-0 1 1-- O HOU T. Puhl G. Perry 4% 53% Cannon Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
t1 0-0 2 --- O HOU T. Puhl G. Perry 1% 54% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Padres 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Padres Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Vern Ruhle facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- SDP G. Richards V. Ruhle 4% 58% Walk
b1 0-0 0 1-- SDP O. Smith V. Ruhle 3% 61% Richards Steals 2B
b1 0-0 0 -2- O SDP O. Smith V. Ruhle -1% 60% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Richards to 3B
b1 0-0 1 --3 O SDP B. Perkins V. Ruhle -6% 54% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b1 0-0 2 --3 O SDP D. Winfield V. Ruhle -4% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Padres 0.
Top of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Padres' Gaylord Perry facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- HOU D. Walling G. Perry -7% 43% Double to RF
t2 0-0 0 -2- O HOU E. Cabell G. Perry 5% 48% Flyball: 2B
t2 0-0 1 -2- R HOU J. Obradovich G. Perry -15% 33% Triple to CF; Walling Scores
t2 1-0 1 --3 O HOU K. Drumright G. Perry 6% 39% Strikeout
t2 1-0 2 --3 O HOU B. Bochy G. Perry 3% 42% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Padres 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Padres Batting, Behind 0-1, Astros' Vern Ruhle facing 5-6-7
b2 0-1 0 --- O SDP J. Turner V. Ruhle -2% 40% Flyball: 3B
b2 0-1 1 --- O SDP G. Tenace V. Ruhle -2% 38% Flyball: CF
b2 0-1 2 --- O SDP B. Evans V. Ruhle -1% 37% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Padres 0.
Top of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Ahead 1-0, Padres' Gaylord Perry facing 9-1-2
t3 1-0 0 --- O HOU V. Ruhle G. Perry 2% 39% Strikeout
t3 1-0 1 --- O HOU R. Landestoy G. Perry 1% 40% Strikeout
t3 1-0 2 --- O HOU J. Cannon G. Perry 1% 41% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Padres 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Padres Batting, Behind 0-1, Astros' Vern Ruhle facing 8-9-1
b3 0-1 0 --- O SDP M. Champion V. Ruhle -3% 38% Strikeout
b3 0-1 1 --- O SDP G. Perry V. Ruhle -2% 37% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 0-1 2 --- O SDP G. Richards V. Ruhle -1% 36% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Padres 0.
Top of the 4th, Astros Batting, Ahead 1-0, Padres' Gaylord Perry facing 3-4-5
t4 1-0 0 --- O HOU T. Puhl G. Perry 2% 38% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t4 1-0 1 --- O HOU D. Walling G. Perry 1% 39% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 1-0 2 --- HOU E. Cabell G. Perry -2% 37% Double to LF
t4 1-0 2 -2- O HOU J. Obradovich G. Perry 3% 40% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Padres 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Padres Batting, Behind 0-1, Astros' Vern Ruhle facing 2-3-4
b4 0-1 0 --- O SDP O. Smith V. Ruhle -3% 37% Flyball: CF
b4 0-1 1 --- O SDP B. Perkins V. Ruhle -2% 35% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 0-1 2 --- O SDP D. Winfield V. Ruhle -1% 34% Lineout: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Padres 0.
Top of the 5th, Astros Batting, Ahead 1-0, Padres' Gaylord Perry facing 7-8-9
t5 1-0 0 --- O HOU K. Drumright G. Perry 2% 36% Flyball: RF
t5 1-0 1 --- O HOU B. Bochy G. Perry 1% 37% Flyball: CF
t5 1-0 2 --- O HOU V. Ruhle G. Perry 1% 38% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Padres 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Padres Batting, Behind 0-1, Astros' Vern Ruhle facing 5-6-7
b5 0-1 0 --- SDP J. Turner V. Ruhle 6% 44% Single to RF
b5 0-1 0 1-- SDP G. Tenace V. Ruhle 10% 54% Turner Steals 2B; Turner to 3B/Adv on E2 (throw to 2B)
b5 0-1 0 --3 O SDP G. Tenace V. Ruhle -7% 47% Strikeout
b5 0-1 1 --3 O SDP B. Evans V. Ruhle -10% 37% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 0-1 2 --3 O SDP M. Champion V. Ruhle -6% 31% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Padres 0.
Top of the 6th, Astros Batting, Ahead 1-0, Padres' Gaylord Perry facing 1-2-3
t6 1-0 0 --- O HOU R. Landestoy G. Perry 2% 33% Flyball: SS
t6 1-0 1 --- HOU J. Cannon G. Perry -2% 31% Single to RF
t6 1-0 1 1-- O HOU T. Puhl G. Perry 1% 32% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Cannon to 2B
t6 1-0 2 -2- O HOU D. Walling G. Perry 3% 36% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Padres 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Padres Batting, Behind 0-1, Astros' Vern Ruhle facing 9-1-2
b6 0-1 0 --- O SDP G. Perry V. Ruhle -4% 32% Flyball: 2B
b6 0-1 1 --- O SDP G. Richards V. Ruhle -3% 30% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b6 0-1 2 --- O SDP O. Smith V. Ruhle -2% 28% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Padres 0.
Top of the 7th, Astros Batting, Ahead 1-0, Padres' Gaylord Perry facing 5-6-7
t7 1-0 0 --- O HOU E. Cabell G. Perry 2% 30% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 1-0 1 --- O HOU J. Obradovich G. Perry 1% 31% Flyball: RF
t7 1-0 2 --- O HOU K. Drumright G. Perry 1% 32% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Padres 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Padres Batting, Behind 0-1, Astros' Vern Ruhle facing 3-4-5
b7 0-1 0 --- SDP B. Perkins V. Ruhle 8% 40% Walk
b7 0-1 0 1-- O SDP D. Winfield V. Ruhle -3% 37% Groundout: SS-1B; Perkins to 2B
b7 0-1 1 -2- R SDP J. Turner V. Ruhle 25% 62% Single to RF; Perkins Scores; Turner to 2B/Adv on throw to Hm
b7 1-1 1 -2- O SDP G. Tenace V. Ruhle -6% 56% Groundout: 3B-1B
b7 1-1 2 -2- O SDP B. Evans V. Ruhle -6% 50% Flyball: CF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Padres 1.
Top of the 8th, Astros Batting, Tied 1-1, Padres' Gaylord Perry facing 8-9-1
t8 1-1 0 --- O HOU B. Bochy G. Perry 4% 54% Groundout: 2B-1B
Dave Bergman pinch hits for Vern Ruhle (P) batting 9th
t8 1-1 1 --- O HOU D. Bergman G. Perry 3% 57% Flyball: LF
t8 1-1 2 --- HOU R. Landestoy G. Perry -2% 55% Single to CF
t8 1-1 2 1-- O HOU J. Cannon G. Perry 5% 59% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Padres 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Padres Batting, Tied 1-1, Astros' Joe Sambito facing 8-9-1
Joe Sambito replaces Dave Bergman (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 1-1 0 --- SDP M. Champion J. Sambito 7% 66% Single to CF
Bill Almon pinch runs for Mike Champion (2B) batting 8th
b8 1-1 0 1-- O SDP G. Perry J. Sambito -6% 60% Foul Bunt Popfly: C
b8 1-1 1 1-- O SDP G. Richards J. Sambito -5% 55% Flyball: CF
b8 1-1 2 1-- O SDP O. Smith J. Sambito -5% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Padres 1.
Top of the 9th, Astros Batting, Tied 1-1, Padres' Gaylord Perry facing 3-4-5
Fernando Gonzalez replaces Bill Almon (PR) playing 2B batting 8th
t9 1-1 0 --- O HOU T. Puhl G. Perry 5% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 1-1 1 --- O HOU D. Walling G. Perry 4% 59% Flyball: CF
t9 1-1 2 --- O HOU E. Cabell G. Perry 3% 62% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Padres 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Padres Batting, Tied 1-1, Astros' Joe Sambito facing 3-4-5
b9 1-1 0 --- SDP B. Perkins J. Sambito 8% 69% Single to 3B
Derrel Thomas pinch runs for Broderick Perkins (1B) batting 3rd
b9 1-1 0 1-- SDP D. Winfield J. Sambito 11% 80% Walk; Thomas to 2B
b9 1-1 0 12- SDP J. Turner J. Sambito 13% 93% Single to LF; Thomas to 3B; Winfield to 2B
Joaquin Andujar replaces Joe Sambito pitching and batting 9th
b9 1-1 0 123 O SDP G. Tenace J. Andujar -11% 82% Strikeout
Oscar Gamble pinch hits for Barry Evans (3B) batting 7th
b9 1-1 1 123 RO SDP O. Gamble J. Andujar 18% 100% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly; Thomas Scores
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 1, Padres 2.

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