Houston Astros 8, Los Angeles Dodgers 6
Regular Season Game 14
Played on Sunday, April 18, 1971 (N) at Dodger Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  5  2    1  0  0  -   8 15  2
LA  N    0  0  0    3  0  0    1  0  2  -   6  7  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    5   2   3   1       0   1       2   3
Morgan 2b                     4   1   1   4       0   0       2   4
Menke 1b                      4   1   2   0       1   0      11   0
Watson lf                     5   2   2   1       0   0       1   0
Rader 3b                      5   0   2   1       0   0       2   1
Alou rf                       5   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Cedeno cf                     5   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Hiatt c                       3   2   3   1       1   0       7   1
Billingham p                  4   0   1   0       0   2       0   2
  Culver p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       40   8  15   8       2   4      27  11

FIELDING - 
E: Alou 2 (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Menke (3,off Osteen); Watson (4,off Osteen); Rader (3,off Vance).
3B: Metzger (1,off Vance).
HR: Morgan (1,5th inning off Osteen 2 on 1 out).
SF: Morgan (2,off Vance).
Team LOB: 8.

Los Angeles Dodgers          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Russell 2b                    4   0   0   0       0   0       1   5
Davis cf                      4   1   2   0       0   0       2   0
Parker 1b                     4   1   1   2       0   0       9   1
Allen lf                      3   1   0   0       1   2       2   0
Sims c                        4   1   1   0       0   0       6   0
Garvey 3b                     3   2   2   2       1   1       0   1
Buckner rf                    3   0   1   0       1   1       4   1
Valentine ss                  3   0   0   0       0   1       2   3
  Lefebvre ph                 1   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
Osteen p                      1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Vance p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Haller ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  O'Brien p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sudakis ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   6   7   5       3   6      27  11

BATTING - 
3B: Garvey (1,off Billingham).
HR: Parker (1,4th inning off Billingham 1 on 1 out).
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Garvey (1,2nd base by Billingham/Hiatt).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Billingham W(2-0)             8     7   6   5   3   6   1  33
Culver SV(2)                  1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     7   6   5   3   6   1  36

Billingham faced 2 batters in the 9th inning
WP: Billingham (1).

Los Angeles Dodgers          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Osteen L(2-2)                 4.1   9   5   5   0   1   1  22
Vance                         2.2   6   3   3   1   2   0  14
O'Brien                       2     0   0   0   1   1   0   7
Totals                        9    15   8   8   2   4   1  43


Umpires: HP - Tony Venzon, 1B - Stan Landes, 2B - Mel Steiner, 3B - Bob Engel
Time of Game: 2:43   Attendance: 19097


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Los Angeles Dodgers      
1. Metzger             ss        Russell             2b
2. Morgan              2b        Davis               cf
3. Menke               1b        Parker              1b
4. Watson              lf        Allen               lf
5. Rader               3b        Sims                c
6. Alou                rf        Garvey              3b
7. Cedeno              cf        Buckner             rf
8. Hiatt               c         Valentine           ss
9. Billingham          p         Osteen              p

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger grounded out (second to first); Morgan flied
out to left; Menke singled to left; Watson flied out to center;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 1ST: Russell grounded out (second to first); Davis made
an out to second; Parker grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Rader grounded out (shortstop to first); Alou
grounded out (shortstop to first); Cedeno flied out to right; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 2ND: Allen struck out; Sims flied out to center; Garvey
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Hiatt singled to left; Billingham forced Hiatt
(first to shortstop); Metzger singled to left [Billingham to
second]; Morgan flied out to center; Menke popped to first in
foul territory; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 3RD: Buckner struck out; Valentine lined to third;
Osteen lined to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); Rader
singled to left; Alou forced Rader (third to second); Cedeno
popped to pitcher; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 4TH: Russell popped to third in foul territory; Davis
singled to center; Parker homered [Davis scored]; Allen walked;
Sims popped to catcher in foul territory [Allen to second];
Garvey singled to left [Allen scored]; Garvey was caught
stealing second (catcher to shortstop); 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Dodgers 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Hiatt singled to center; Billingham was called out
on strikes; Metzger singled to center [Hiatt to second]; Morgan
homered [Hiatt scored, Metzger scored]; Menke doubled to left;
Watson doubled to right [Menke scored]; VANCE REPLACED OSTEEN
(PITCHING); Rader doubled to left [Watson scored]; Alou grounded
out (second to first) [Rader to third]; Cedeno popped to
shortstop; 5 R, 6 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Dodgers 3.

DODGERS 5TH: Buckner walked; Billingham threw a wild pitch
[Buckner to second]; Valentine struck out; Vance struck out;
Russell grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Astros 5, Dodgers 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Hiatt walked; Billingham struck out; Metzger tripled
to left [Hiatt scored]; Morgan hit a sacrifice fly to right
[Metzger scored]; Menke flied out to right; 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 7, Dodgers 3.

DODGERS 6TH: Davis flied out to center; Parker grounded out
(shortstop to first); Allen grounded out (third to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 7, Dodgers 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Watson singled to right; Rader flied out to right;
Alou singled to right [Watson to second]; Cedeno struck out;
Hiatt singled to center [Alou to second, Watson scored];
Billingham singled to right [Hiatt to second, Alou out at home
(right to catcher)]; 1 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 8, Dodgers 3.

DODGERS 7TH: Sims popped to first in foul territory; Garvey
walked; Buckner singled to right [Garvey scored (error by Alou)
(unearned), Buckner to third (error by Alou)]; Valentine
grounded out (pitcher to first); HALLER BATTED FOR VANCE; Haller
grounded out (first unassisted); 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 2 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 8, Dodgers 4.

ASTROS 8TH: O'BRIEN REPLACED HALLER (PITCHING); Metzger struck
out; Morgan grounded out (second to first); Menke walked; Watson
flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 8, Dodgers 4.

DODGERS 8TH: Russell grounded out (pitcher to first); Davis
singled to right; Parker forced Davis (shortstop to second);
Allen struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 8, Dodgers 4.

ASTROS 9TH: Rader grounded out (second to first); Alou popped to
catcher in foul territory; Cedeno grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 8, Dodgers 4.

DODGERS 9TH: Sims singled to right; Garvey tripled to right
[Sims scored]; CULVER REPLACED BILLINGHAM (PITCHING); Buckner
flied out to left; LEFEBVRE BATTED FOR VALENTINE; Lefebvre
grounded out (second to first) [Garvey scored]; SUDAKIS BATTED
FOR O'BRIEN; Sudakis grounded out (second to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 8, Dodgers 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           8  15   2    8
 Dodgers          6   7   0    3


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