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  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
Los Angeles Dodgers 84-57L1--113000 000 000 022
Houston Astros 65-75W118.55917020 102 00x 5110
Date of Game:  Friday, September 08, 1978
Stadium:  Astrodome
Feats and Milestones
  • Ken Forsch - Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter

  • Los Angeles Dodgers Batting Stats

    Los Angeles DodgersPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Dave Lopes2b33.128401000.278131835144741
    Bill Russellss29.322400000.27313612432387
    Reggie Smithrf33.159300001.3011201672288912
    Steve Garvey1b29.260300000.294141110919979
    Ron Cey3b30.206300001.27113891818751
    Dusty Bakerlf29.085200010.2751291016116311
    Rick Mondaycf32.292300000.255101155916491
    Joe Fergusonc31.354301001.23210472214471
        Charlie Houghp30.247000000.33352337020
    Bob Welchp21.309100001.2111919010
        Johnny Oatesph32.230100000.31937514060
        Lance Rautzhanp26.019000000.0003560000
        Jerry Grotec35.337000000.295321386080
        Lee Lacyph30.151100001.2668953311317
    Totals: 2802015.071126411923 

    Houston Astros Batting Stats

    Houston AstrosPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Rafael Landestoyss25.103402000.2774055075
    Keith Drumright2b23.322400000.15688020
    Terry Puhlcf22.062400000.29813219233228
    Jose Cruzrf31.031412000.310134988107629
    Enos Cabell3b28.335433100.29014066666231
    Denny Wallinglf24.144402101.2571041192299
    Dave Bergman1b25.094210110.234931050122
    Bruce Bochyc23.145402000.26237372100
    Ken Forschp32.000400100.18248352030
    Totals: 34511411.3247362522 

    Game Stats


    2B:  Denny Walling (9)
    3B:  Jose Cruz (8)
    RBIs:  Dave Bergman (12), Enos Cabell (62), Ken Forsch (3), Denny Walling (29)
    SB:  Enos Cabell (31), Jose Cruz (29)
    SF:  Dave Bergman (2)
    GDP:  Joe Ferguson (12)

    Los Angeles Dodgers Pitching Stats

    Los Angeles DodgersAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Bob Welch  (L 5-3)21.30957330002.251.080001919
    Lance Rautzhan26.01924221101.731.290003560
    Charlie Hough30.24710000002.971.2200052337
    Pitching Totals:81155110 000106416

    Houston Astros Pitching Stats

    Ken Forsch  (W 9-5)32.00092001502.681.3400048357
    Pitching Totals:9200150 00048357

    Other Game Information


    Wild Pitches:  Lance Rautzhan; 
    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Bob Welch 0-0-0;  Lance Rautzhan 0-0-0;  Charlie Hough 0-0-0;  Ken Forsch 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  Bob Welch 22;  Lance Rautzhan 11;  Charlie Hough 3;  Ken Forsch 29; 
    Time of Game:  1:45    Attendance:  12,905
    Umpires:   Home:   Dick Stello  1B  Bruce Froemming  2B  Joe West  3B  Bill Williams 

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