Los Angeles Dodgers 6, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 135
Played on Tuesday, August 31, 1971 (N) at Astrodome

LA  N    3  0  0    0  1  0    1  0  1  -   6 10  0
HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  9  1
Los Angeles Dodgers          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Valentine ss                  4   1   3   1       0   0       6   5
Mota lf                       4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
  Crawford lf                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Davis cf                      4   1   2   1       1   0       4   0
Allen 1b                      3   0   0   1       0   1       6   0
  Russell rf                  1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Parker rf,1b                  5   1   2   2       0   0       4   0
Lefebvre 2b                   3   0   0   0       1   1       2   4
Garvey 3b                     4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Ferguson c                    2   1   0   0       2   0       4   0
Alexander p                   2   2   1   0       1   1       0   1
Totals                       32   6  10   6       5   4      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Lefebvre-Valentine-Allen, Valentine-Lefebvre-Allen.

BATTING - 
2B: Davis (29,off Cook).
HR: Parker (6,1st inning off Cook 1 on 2 out).
SH: Alexander (1,off Cook); Valentine (3,off Cook); Mota (6,off Harris).
SF: Allen (5,off Cook).
GDP: Parker (13,off Lemaster).
IBB: Davis (3,by Harris).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Davis (19,2nd base off Cook/Edwards).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    3   0   1   0       1   0       1   3
Menke 2b,3b                   4   0   1   0       0   1       3   2
Cedeno cf                     4   1   2   0       0   0       4   0
Watson 1b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       4   0
Chiles lf                     4   0   1   1       0   1       1   0
Rader 3b                      2   0   0   0       0   1       1   3
  Morgan ph,2b                1   0   0   0       1   0       4   1
Wynn rf                       4   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Edwards c                     4   0   1   0       0   0       5   0
Cook p                        2   0   1   0       0   0       1   1
  Ray p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Geronimo ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Harris p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lemaster p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Alou ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   1   9   1       2   3      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Metzger-Morgan-Watson.
E: Cook (1).

BATTING - 
GDP: Watson (13,off Alexander); Wynn (14,off Alexander).
Team LOB: 8.

PITCHING
Los Angeles Dodgers          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Alexander W(6-4)              9     9   1   1   2   3   0  36


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Cook L(0-4)                   6.2   8   5   5   2   3   1  30
Ray                           0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Harris                        1.1   2   1   1   3   0   0   9
Lemaster                      0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        9    10   6   6   5   4   1  41

IBB: Harris (1,Davis).

Umpires: HP - John Kibler, 1B - Bruce Froemming, 2B - Al Barlick, 3B - Paul Pryor
Time of Game: 2:18   Attendance: 7340


Starting Lineups:

   Los Angeles Dodgers           Houston Astros           
1. Valentine           ss        Metzger             ss
2. Mota                lf        Menke               2b
3. Davis               cf        Cedeno              cf
4. Allen               1b        Watson              1b
5. Parker              rf        Chiles              lf
6. Lefebvre            2b        Rader               3b
7. Garvey              3b        Wynn                rf
8. Ferguson            c         Edwards             c
9. Alexander           p         Cook                p

DODGERS 1ST: Valentine singled to pitcher [Valentine to second
(error by Cook)]; Mota grounded out (third to first); Davis
singled to center [Valentine to third]; Davis stole second;
Allen hit a sacrifice fly to center [Valentine scored]; Parker
homered [Davis scored]; Lefebvre flied out to right; 3 R, 3 H, 1
E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger walked; Menke singled to center [Metzger to
second]; Cedeno popped to first in foul territory; Watson
grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first)
[Menke out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 3, Astros
0.

DODGERS 2ND: Garvey struck out; Ferguson walked; Alexander
struck out; Valentine flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Dodgers 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Chiles made an out to shortstop; Rader grounded out
(shortstop to first); Wynn grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 3, Astros 0.

DODGERS 3RD: Mota grounded out (shortstop to first); Davis flied
out to left; Allen flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Dodgers 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Edwards flied out to center; Cook grounded out
(pitcher to first); Metzger singled to shortstop; Menke forced
Metzger (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 3,
Astros 0.

DODGERS 4TH: Parker made an out to second; Lefebvre made an out
to shortstop; Garvey grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Cedeno singled to left; Watson singled to right
[Cedeno to second]; Chiles singled to right [Cedeno scored,
Watson to third]; Rader was called out on strikes; Wynn grounded
into a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Chiles out at
second]; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 3, Astros 1.

DODGERS 5TH: Ferguson walked; Alexander out on a sacrifice bunt
(second to pitcher) [Ferguson to second]; Valentine singled to
center [Ferguson scored, Valentine to second (on throw)]; Mota
singled to center [Valentine to third]; Davis popped to third in
foul territory; Allen forced Mota (shortstop to second); 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Dodgers 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Edwards flied out to center; Cook singled to center;
Metzger flied out to center; Menke flied to right in foul
territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 4, Astros 1.

DODGERS 6TH: Parker singled to left; Lefebvre struck out; Garvey
forced Parker (third to second); Ferguson flied out to right; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Cedeno singled to right; Watson flied out to right;
Chiles popped to catcher in foul territory; MORGAN BATTED FOR
RADER; Morgan walked [Cedeno to second]; Wynn made an out to
shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Dodgers 4, Astros 1.

DODGERS 7TH: MORGAN STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); MENKE CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 3B); Alexander singled to left; Valentine out
on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Alexander to second];
Mota flied out to center [Alexander to third]; Davis doubled to
left [Alexander scored]; RAY REPLACED COOK (PITCHING); Allen
struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 5, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: RUSSELL REPLACED ALLEN (PLAYING RF); PARKER CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); Edwards singled to right; GERONIMO
BATTED FOR RAY; Geronimo lined to shortstop; Metzger forced
Edwards (second to shortstop); Menke struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Dodgers 5, Astros 1.

DODGERS 8TH: HARRIS REPLACED GERONIMO (PITCHING); Parker popped
to catcher in foul territory; Lefebvre walked; Garvey made an
out to second; Ferguson lined to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Dodgers 5, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Cedeno flied out to left; Watson grounded out
(second to first); Chiles was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 5, Astros 1.

DODGERS 9TH: Alexander walked; Valentine singled to right
[Alexander to second]; Mota out on a sacrifice bunt (third to
second) [Alexander to third, Valentine to second]; Davis was
walked intentionally; Russell singled to pitcher [Alexander
scored, Valentine to third, Davis to second]; LEMASTER REPLACED
HARRIS (PITCHING); Parker grounded into a double play (shortstop
to second to first) [Russell out at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Dodgers 6, Astros 1.

ASTROS 9TH: CRAWFORD REPLACED MOTA (PLAYING LF); Morgan flied
out to center; Wynn singled to left; Edwards made an out to
shortstop; ALOU BATTED FOR LEMASTER; Alou grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 6, Astros 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Dodgers          6  10   0    8
 Astros           1   9   1    8


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