Los Angeles Dodgers 3, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 134
Played on Monday, August 30, 1971 (N) at Astrodome

LA  N    0  0  3    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   3  8  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  2  0  -   2  7  2
Los Angeles Dodgers          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Valentine ss                  4   1   0   0       1   0       1   2
  Wills ss                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Buckner rf,lf                 4   1   0   0       1   1       1   0
  Mota lf                     0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Davis cf                      4   1   2   0       0   0       4   0
Allen 3b                      4   0   3   2       0   1       0   2
  Garvey 3b                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Crawford lf                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Lefebvre 2b                 3   0   1   1       0   0       2   3
Parker 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   2      10   1
Haller c                      4   0   1   0       0   0       3   1
Russell 2b,rf                 4   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Downing p                     3   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
  Brewer p                    1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   3   8   3       2   7      27  10

BATTING - 
2B: Allen (19,off Forsch).
GDP: Haller (4,off Forsch).
Team LOB: 8.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Alou lf                       3   0   0   1       0   0       2   0
Menke 2b                      4   0   2   0       0   0       2   4
  Cook pr                     0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gladding p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Cedeno cf                     4   0   2   1       0   0       4   0
Watson 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       7   1
Rader 3b                      4   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
Wynn rf                       3   0   1   0       1   0       0   0
Hiatt c                       0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
  Howard c                    4   0   0   0       0   1       5   0
Metzger ss                    3   1   1   0       0   0       4   3
Forsch p                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Geronimo ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lemaster p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Martinez ph,2b              1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       32   2   7   2       1   2      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Watson-Metzger.
E: Menke (7), Watson (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Metzger (12,off Downing); Menke (25,off Downing); Cedeno (32,off Downing).
SF: Alou (1,off Downing).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Wynn (5,2nd base by Brewer/Haller).

PITCHING
Los Angeles Dodgers          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Downing W(16-8)               7.2   7   2   2   0   2   0  30
Brewer SV(17)                 1.1   0   0   0   1   0   0   4
Totals                        9     7   2   2   1   2   0  34


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Forsch L(7-7)                 6     6   3   3   2   6   0  27
Lemaster                      2     1   0   0   0   1   0   7
Gladding                      1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        9     8   3   3   2   7   0  38

WP: Forsch (7).

Umpires: HP - Paul Pryor, 1B - John Kibler, 2B - Bruce Froemming, 3B - Al Barlick
Ejections: Willie Crawford by Paul Pryor [Fighting]; Jack Hiatt
by Paul Pryor [Fighting]
Time of Game: 2:08   Attendance: 6410


Starting Lineups:

   Los Angeles Dodgers           Houston Astros           
1. Valentine           ss        Alou                lf
2. Buckner             rf        Menke               2b
3. Davis               cf        Cedeno              cf
4. Allen               3b        Watson              1b
5. Crawford            lf        Rader               3b
6. Parker              1b        Wynn                rf
7. Haller              c         Hiatt               c
8. Russell             2b        Metzger             ss
9. Downing             p         Forsch              p

DODGERS 1ST: Valentine flied out to center; Buckner reached on
an error by Menke [Buckner to first]; Davis singled to right
[Buckner to third]; Allen struck out; Crawford struck out;
the fourth pitch by Ken Forsch to Willie Crawford was well
inside; Crawford walked towards the mound and catcher Jack Hiatt
ran out beside Crawford; the two exchanged words and Crawford
threw his left arm at Hiatt; Hiatt landed two punches and
Crawford retaliated with a right; both benches cleared; the
brawl lasted about two minutes; Hiatt suffered a bruised shin
and a cut on his right ankle from being spiked; Crawford
suffered swollen lips; Hiatt and Crawford ejected by HP umpire
Paul Pryor; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: LEFEBVRE REPLACED CRAWFORD (PLAYING 2B); BUCKNER
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); RUSSELL CHANGED POSITIONS
(PLAYING RF); Alou grounded out (second to first); Menke made an
out to shortstop; Cedeno made an out to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Dodgers 0, Astros 0.

DODGERS 2ND: HOWARD REPLACED HIATT (PLAYING C ); Parker struck
out; Haller reached on an error by Watson [Haller to first];
Russell grounded out (pitcher to first) [Haller to second];
Forsch threw a wild pitch [Haller to third]; Downing struck out;
0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson flied out to right; Rader struck out; Wynn
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 0,
Astros 0.

DODGERS 3RD: Valentine walked; Buckner walked [Valentine to
second]; Davis singled to shortstop [Valentine to third, Buckner
to second]; Allen singled to center [Valentine scored, Buckner
scored, Davis to third]; Lefebvre singled to center [Davis
scored, Allen to third]; Parker struck out; Haller grounded into
a double play (first to shortstop) [Lefebvre out at second]; 3
R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Howard made an out to catcher; Metzger grounded out
(shortstop to first); Forsch grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 3, Astros 0.

DODGERS 4TH: Russell struck out; Downing grounded out (second to
first); Valentine flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Dodgers 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Alou flied out to center; Menke flied out to center;
Cedeno grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Dodgers 3, Astros 0.

DODGERS 5TH: Buckner flied out to left; Davis flied out to
center; Allen doubled to right; Lefebvre made an out to second;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Watson made an out to second; Rader singled to
shortstop; Wynn singled to center [Rader to second]; Howard
popped to first in foul territory; Metzger grounded out (pitcher
to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Dodgers 3, Astros 0.

DODGERS 6TH: Parker grounded out (second to first); Haller
singled to center; Russell forced Haller (shortstop to second);
Downing grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Dodgers 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: GERONIMO BATTED FOR FORSCH; Geronimo grounded out
(first to pitcher); Alou flied out to right; Menke singled to
left; Cedeno singled to second [Menke to second]; Watson flied
out to right; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Dodgers 3, Astros 0.

DODGERS 7TH: LEMASTER REPLACED GERONIMO (PITCHING); Valentine
flied out to center; Buckner struck out; Davis grounded out
(first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Rader flied out to center; Wynn flied out to center;
Howard struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 3, Astros 0.

DODGERS 8TH: Allen singled to center; Lefebvre forced Allen
(pitcher to shortstop); Parker forced Lefebvre (pitcher to
shortstop); Haller forced Parker (second to shortstop); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 8TH: GARVEY REPLACED ALLEN (PLAYING 3B); Metzger doubled
to left; MARTINEZ BATTED FOR LEMASTER; Martinez grounded out
(second to first) [Metzger to third]; Alou hit a sacrifice fly
to left [Metzger scored]; Menke doubled to left; COOK RAN FOR
MENKE; Cedeno doubled to left [Cook scored]; BREWER REPLACED
DOWNING (PITCHING); Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); 2
R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 3, Astros 2.

DODGERS 9TH: GLADDING REPLACED COOK (PITCHING); MARTINEZ STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); Russell grounded out (shortstop to first);
Brewer singled to center; Valentine forced Brewer (shortstop to
second); Buckner flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Dodgers 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 9TH: MOTA REPLACED BUCKNER (PLAYING LF); WILLS REPLACED
VALENTINE (PLAYING SS); Rader made an out to second; Wynn
walked; Wynn was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop);
Howard flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 3,
Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Dodgers          3   8   0    8
 Astros           2   7   2    5


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