Los Angeles Dodgers 9, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 136
Played on Wednesday, September 1, 1971 (N) at Astrodome

LA  N    1  8  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   9 10  0
HOU N    0  0  2    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  4  1
Los Angeles Dodgers          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Wills ss                      3   2   1   1       1   0       0   1
  Valentine ph,ss             1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Buckner rf                    5   1   1   0       0   1       2   0
Davis cf                      3   1   1   1       1   0       1   0
  Russell cf                  1   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Allen 3b                      3   1   1   2       0   1       0   0
  Garvey 3b                   2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Parker 1b                     4   1   1   1       0   1       3   1
  Sudakis ph,1b               1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Crawford lf                   4   1   1   1       0   1       3   0
Lefebvre 2b                   2   1   1   1       2   0       3   1
Haller c                      3   1   2   1       0   0       7   0
  Sims ph,c                   1   0   0   0       0   0       5   0
Sutton p                      4   0   1   0       0   2       1   1
Totals                       37   9  10   8       4   7      27   5

BATTING - 
Team LOB: 5.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Martinez ss                 2   0   1   0       1   1       0   1
Morgan 2b                     4   0   0   1       0   0       2   6
Cedeno cf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Watson lf                     4   0   1   0       0   2       4   0
Mayberry 1b                   4   0   0   0       0   2      13   0
Menke 3b                      3   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
Edwards c                     3   1   1   0       0   2       8   0
Geronimo rf                   3   1   1   1       0   1       0   0
Billingham p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
  Lemaster p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Harris p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Alou ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Culver p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Chiles ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Gladding p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   2   4   2       1  12      27  13

FIELDING - 
E: Morgan (12).

BATTING - 
2B: Edwards (10,off Sutton).
3B: Geronimo (2,off Sutton).
HBP: Menke (2,by Sutton).
Team LOB: 4.

PITCHING
Los Angeles Dodgers          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Sutton W(13-11)               9     4   2   2   1  12   0  33

HBP: Sutton (5,Menke).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Billingham L(6-14)            1.2   6   7   7   2   0   0  13
Lemaster                      0     4   2   2   0   0   0   4
Harris                        3.1   0   0   0   2   6   0  12
Culver                        2     0   0   0   0   0   0   6
Gladding                      2     0   0   0   0   1   0   6
Totals                        9    10   9   9   4   7   0  41

WP: Harris (2).

Umpires: HP - Bruce Froemming, 1B - Al Barlick, 2B - Paul Pryor, 3B - John Kibler
Time of Game: 2:27   Attendance: 6474


Starting Lineups:

   Los Angeles Dodgers           Houston Astros           
1. Wills               ss        Metzger             ss
2. Buckner             rf        Morgan              2b
3. Davis               cf        Cedeno              cf
4. Allen               3b        Watson              lf
5. Parker              1b        Mayberry            1b
6. Crawford            lf        Menke               3b
7. Lefebvre            2b        Edwards             c
8. Haller              c         Geronimo            rf
9. Sutton              p         Billingham          p

DODGERS 1ST: Wills singled to right; Buckner grounded out
(pitcher to first) [Wills to second]; Davis singled to center
[Wills scored, Davis to second (on throw)]; Allen grounded out
(second to first) [Davis to third]; Parker grounded out (pitcher
to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Astros 0.

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

DODGERS 2ND: Crawford grounded out (pitcher to first); Lefebvre
walked; Haller singled to left [Lefebvre to second]; Sutton
singled to second [Lefebvre to third, Haller to second]; Wills
forced Sutton (second unassisted) [Lefebvre scored, Haller
scored (error by Morgan) (no RBI)]; Buckner singled to right
[Wills to third]; Davis walked [Buckner to second]; Allen
singled to center [Wills scored, Buckner scored, Davis to
third]; LEMASTER REPLACED BILLINGHAM (PITCHING); Parker singled
to center [Davis scored, Allen to second]; Crawford singled to
right [Allen scored, Parker to third]; Lefebvre singled to right
[Parker scored, Crawford to second]; Haller singled to right
[Crawford scored, Lefebvre to third]; HARRIS REPLACED LEMASTER
(PITCHING); Sutton struck out; 8 R, 8 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Dodgers 9,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson struck out; Mayberry struck out; Menke struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 9, Astros 0.

DODGERS 3RD: MARTINEZ REPLACED METZGER (PLAYING SS); Wills
walked; Harris threw a wild pitch [Wills to second]; Buckner
struck out; Davis made an out to second; Allen struck out; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 9, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Edwards doubled to right; Geronimo tripled to center
[Edwards scored]; Harris struck out; Martinez walked; Morgan
forced Martinez (shortstop to second) [Geronimo scored]; Cedeno
struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 9, Astros 2.

DODGERS 4TH: Parker struck out; Crawford struck out; Lefebvre
walked; Haller lined to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 9,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: GARVEY REPLACED ALLEN (PLAYING 3B); Watson singled
to right; Mayberry grounded out (first to pitcher) [Watson to
second]; Menke was hit by a pitch; Edwards struck out; Geronimo
flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Dodgers 9, Astros 2.

DODGERS 5TH: Sutton was called out on strikes; Wills grounded
out (pitcher to first); Buckner grounded out (second to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 9, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: ALOU BATTED FOR HARRIS; Alou made an out to second;
Martinez singled to center; Morgan flied out to left; Cedeno
forced Martinez (third to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Dodgers 9, Astros 2.

DODGERS 6TH: CULVER REPLACED ALOU (PITCHING); Davis grounded out
(shortstop to first); Garvey grounded out (second to first);
Parker flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 9,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: RUSSELL REPLACED DAVIS (PLAYING CF); Watson struck
out; Mayberry grounded out (first unassisted); Menke flied out
to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 9, Astros 2.

DODGERS 7TH: Crawford grounded out (second to first); Lefebvre
flied out to left; SIMS BATTED FOR HALLER; Sims popped to
catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 9,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: SIMS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); Edwards was called
out on strikes; Geronimo struck out; CHILES BATTED FOR CULVER;
Chiles struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 9, Astros 2.

DODGERS 8TH: GLADDING REPLACED CHILES (PITCHING); Sutton
grounded out (second to first); VALENTINE BATTED FOR WILLS;
Valentine struck out; Buckner grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 9, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: VALENTINE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); Martinez
struck out; Morgan flied out to right; Cedeno flied out to
right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 9, Astros 2.

DODGERS 9TH: Russell grounded out (third to first); Garvey
grounded out (third to first); SUDAKIS BATTED FOR PARKER;
Sudakis flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 9,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 9TH: SUDAKIS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); Watson flied
out to left; Mayberry struck out; Menke flied out to center; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 9, Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Dodgers          9  10   0    5
 Astros           2   4   1    4


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