Houston Astros 9, Los Angeles Dodgers 5
Regular Season Game 85
Played on Thursday, July 9, 1970 (N) at Astrodome

LA  N    1  0  1    0  1  0    1  0  1  -   5 12  0
HOU N    4  0  1    1  2  1    0  0  x  -   9 14  0
Los Angeles Dodgers          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Grabarkewitz ss               4   0   0   0       1   2       1   1
Mota lf                       5   1   1   0       0   1       3   0
Davis cf                      4   3   2   1       1   1       3   0
Parker 1b                     4   1   4   2       1   0       7   0
Lefebvre 2b                   5   0   1   1       0   1       0   4
Haller c                      4   0   3   1       1   0       7   0
Garvey 3b                     4   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
Crawford rf                   4   0   0   0       0   2       3   0
Foster p                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gabrielson ph               1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lamb p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Norman p                    1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Joshua ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mikkelsen p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       38   5  12   5       4   8      24   7

BATTING - 
2B: Haller (8,off Billingham); Davis (13,off Billingham); Parker (26,off Ray);
Lefebvre (9,off Ray).
HR: Davis (3,3rd inning off Billingham 0 on 2 out).
GDP: Garvey (3,off Ray).
Team LOB: 10.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Alou rf                       5   1   3   1       0   0       2   0
Morgan 2b                     4   2   2   0       1   0       2   5
Watson 1b                     3   1   2   1       2   0       9   1
  Geronimo pr,lf              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Pepitone lf                   4   1   1   0       0   1       1   0
  Torres ss                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Menke ss,1b                   5   1   2   5       0   1       1   3
Cedeno cf                     5   1   1   0       0   1       3   0
Rader 3b                      4   1   1   1       1   2       0   0
Edwards c                     4   1   1   1       0   0       8   0
Billingham p                  3   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
  Ray p                       1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Totals                       38   9  14   9       4   6      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Ray-Morgan-Watson.

BATTING - 
2B: Morgan (14,off Lamb); Watson (10,off Mikkelsen).
HR: Menke (5,1st inning off Foster 3 on 1 out); Rader (15,6th inning off Norman
0 on 2 out).
HBP: Pepitone (1,by Mikkelsen).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Pepitone (5,2nd base off Foster/Haller); Cedeno (2,2nd base off Lamb/Haller).

PITCHING
Los Angeles Dodgers          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Foster L(6-8)                 3     7   5   5   2   2   1  18
Lamb                          1.2   5   3   3   1   1   0  11
Norman                        2.1   1   1   1   1   1   1   9
Mikkelsen                     1     1   0   0   0   2   0   5
Totals                        8    14   9   9   4   6   2  43

HBP: Mikkelsen (1,Pepitone).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Billingham W(7-2)             6.1  10   4   4   4   6   1  33
Ray SV(2)                     2.2   2   1   1   0   2   0   9
Totals                        9    12   5   5   4   8   1  42


Umpires: HP - Al Barlick, 1B - Ed Vargo, 2B - Paul Pryor, 3B - Dick Stello
Time of Game: 3:14   Attendance: 12798


Starting Lineups:

   Los Angeles Dodgers           Houston Astros           
1. Grabarkewitz        ss        Alou                rf
2. Mota                lf        Morgan              2b
3. Davis               cf        Watson              1b
4. Parker              1b        Pepitone            lf
5. Lefebvre            2b        Menke               ss
6. Haller              c         Cedeno              cf
7. Garvey              3b        Rader               3b
8. Crawford            rf        Edwards             c
9. Foster              p         Billingham          p

DODGERS 1ST: Grabarkewitz struck out; Mota singled to center;
Davis grounded out (second to first) [Mota to second]; Parker
singled to right [Mota scored]; Lefebvre grounded out (second to
first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Alou singled to center; Morgan singled to second
[Alou to third]; Watson walked [Morgan to second]; Pepitone
struck out; Menke homered [Alou scored, Morgan scored, Watson
scored]; Cedeno grounded out (third to first); Rader flied out
to center; 4 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Astros 4.

DODGERS 2ND: Haller singled to left; Garvey flied out to center;
Crawford struck out; Foster grounded out (first to pitcher); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Astros 4.

ASTROS 2ND: Edwards grounded out (second to first); Billingham
singled to right; Alou singled to left [Billingham to second];
Morgan forced Alou (second to shortstop) [Billingham to third];
Watson flied out to right; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Dodgers 1,
Astros 4.

DODGERS 3RD: Grabarkewitz struck out; Mota struck out; Davis hit
an inside the park homer to center; Parker walked; Lefebvre
lined to right; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 2, Astros 4.

ASTROS 3RD: Pepitone singled to right; Pepitone stole second;
Menke singled to right [Pepitone scored]; Cedeno struck out;
Rader walked [Menke to second]; Edwards flied out to right;
Billingham grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
 Dodgers 2, Astros 5.

DODGERS 4TH: Haller doubled to right; Garvey made an out to
second; Crawford grounded out (first unassisted) [Haller to
third]; GABRIELSON BATTED FOR FOSTER; Gabrielson lined to left;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 2, Astros 5.

ASTROS 4TH: LAMB REPLACED GABRIELSON (PITCHING); Alou grounded
out (shortstop to first); Morgan doubled to left; Watson singled
to right [Morgan scored, Watson to second (on throw to home)];
Pepitone grounded out (first unassisted) [Watson to third];
Menke lined to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 2, Astros
6.

DODGERS 5TH: Grabarkewitz grounded out (shortstop to first);
Mota grounded out (second to first); Davis doubled to left;
Parker singled to center [Davis scored]; Lefebvre struck out; 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 3, Astros 6.

ASTROS 5TH: Cedeno singled to third; Cedeno stole second; Rader
struck out; Edwards singled to left [Cedeno scored, Edwards to
second (on throw to home)]; Billingham grounded out (second to
first) [Edwards to third]; Alou singled to center [Edwards
scored]; Morgan walked [Alou to second]; NORMAN REPLACED LAMB
(PITCHING); Watson walked [Alou to third, Morgan to second];
Pepitone popped to catcher in foul territory; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3
LOB.  Dodgers 3, Astros 8.

DODGERS 6TH: Haller walked; Garvey was called out on strikes;
Crawford made an out to shortstop; Norman singled to pitcher
[Haller to second]; Grabarkewitz walked [Haller to third, Norman
to second]; Mota grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 3 LOB.  Dodgers 3, Astros 8.

ASTROS 6TH: Menke grounded out (third to first); Cedeno flied
out to left; Rader homered; Edwards flied out to center; 1 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 3, Astros 9.

DODGERS 7TH: Davis walked; Parker singled to center [Davis to
second]; Lefebvre lined to right [Davis to third]; Haller
singled to center [Davis scored, Parker to second]; RAY REPLACED
BILLINGHAM (PITCHING); Garvey grounded into a double play
(pitcher to second to first) [Haller out at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 4, Astros 9.

ASTROS 7TH: Ray struck out; Alou flied out to left; Morgan flied
out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 4, Astros 9.

DODGERS 8TH: Crawford was called out on strikes; JOSHUA BATTED
FOR NORMAN; Joshua grounded out (second to first); Grabarkewitz
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Dodgers 4, Astros 9.

ASTROS 8TH: MIKKELSEN REPLACED JOSHUA (PITCHING); Watson doubled
to right; GERONIMO RAN FOR WATSON; Pepitone was hit by a pitch;
Menke struck out; Cedeno flied out to left; Rader struck out; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Dodgers 4, Astros 9.

DODGERS 9TH: TORRES REPLACED PEPITONE (PLAYING SS); MENKE
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); GERONIMO STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING
LF); Mota flied out to center; Davis struck out; Parker doubled
to left; Lefebvre doubled to left [Parker scored]; Haller flied
out to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 5, Astros 9.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Dodgers          5  12   0   10
 Astros           9  14   0   10


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