Houston Astros 11, Los Angeles Dodgers 0
Regular Season Game 161
Played on Wednesday, September 29, 1971 (N) at Dodger Stadium

HOU N    4  0  0    2  2  2    1  0  0  -  11 17  0
LA  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0 10  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    6   0   1   1       0   1       3   1
Morgan 2b                     5   2   3   1       1   0       3   3
Cedeno cf                     4   1   2   1       0   1       3   0
Watson 1b                     4   3   3   3       0   1       4   0
  Martinez 3b                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Wynn rf                       5   1   1   0       0   0       4   0
Alou lf                       5   2   2   1       0   0       2   0
Menke 3b,1b                   3   1   1   1       2   0       5   2
Howard c                      5   0   2   3       0   1       2   0
Forsch p                      5   1   2   0       0   2       1   2
Totals                       43  11  17  11       3   6      27   9

BATTING - 
2B: Alou (21,off Downing); Howard (3,off Moeller).
3B: Morgan (11,off Moeller).
HR: Watson (9,4th inning off Alexander 1 on 1 out).
SF: Cedeno (7,off Moeller).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Morgan (39,2nd base off Downing/Sims).

Los Angeles Dodgers          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Wills ss                      5   0   2   0       0   0       1   1
Buckner 1b                    4   0   2   0       0   0       7   0
  Strahler p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Davis cf                      4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Allen 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       1   3
Crawford rf                   4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Mota lf                       4   0   1   0       0   1       3   0
Sims c                        4   0   2   0       0   1       6   0
Valentine 2b                  4   0   0   0       0   0       3   5
Downing p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Alexander p                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Sudakis ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Moeller p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Haller ph                   1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Parker 1b                   1   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Totals                       37   0  10   0       0   2      27  10

BATTING - 
2B: Buckner (15,off Forsch).
Team LOB: 10.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Forsch W(8-8)                 9    10   0   0   0   2   0  37


Los Angeles Dodgers          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Downing L(20-9)               1.1   6   4   4   2   3   0  12
Alexander                     3.2   6   4   4   1   2   1  18
Moeller                       2     4   3   3   0   1   0  10
Strahler                      2     1   0   0   0   0   0   7
Totals                        9    17  11  11   3   6   1  47


Umpires: HP - Tom Gorman, 1B - Stan Landes, 2B - Andy Olsen, 3B - Doug Harvey
Time of Game: 2:28   Attendance: 34802


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Los Angeles Dodgers      
1. Metzger             ss        Wills               ss
2. Morgan              2b        Buckner             1b
3. Cedeno              cf        Davis               cf
4. Watson              1b        Allen               3b
5. Wynn                rf        Crawford            rf
6. Alou                lf        Mota                lf
7. Menke               3b        Sims                c
8. Howard              c         Valentine           2b
9. Forsch              p         Downing             p

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger struck out; Morgan walked; Morgan stole
second; Cedeno struck out; Watson singled to center [Morgan
scored]; Wynn singled to center [Watson to third]; Alou doubled
to left [Watson scored, Wynn to third]; Menke walked; Howard
singled to center [Wynn scored, Alou scored, Menke to second];
Forsch struck out; 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 1ST: Wills singled to center; Buckner lined to left;
Davis forced Wills (third to second); Allen flied out to right;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Metzger grounded out (third to first); Morgan
singled to center; Cedeno singled to center [Morgan to second];
ALEXANDER REPLACED DOWNING (PITCHING); Watson was called out on
strikes; Wynn forced Morgan (third unassisted); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 4, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 2ND: Crawford flied out to left; Mota singled to left;
Sims struck out; Valentine flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 4, Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Alou grounded out (second to first); Menke singled
to left; Howard struck out; Forsch singled to right [Menke to
second]; Metzger forced Forsch (second to shortstop); 0 R, 2 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 3RD: Alexander flied out to right; Wills grounded out
(second to first); Buckner doubled to center; Davis grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Morgan flied out to center; Cedeno singled to
shortstop; Watson homered [Cedeno scored]; Wynn grounded out
(pitcher to first); Alou grounded out (second to first); 2 R, 2
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 4TH: Allen grounded out (shortstop to first); Crawford
popped to shortstop in foul territory; Mota struck out; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Menke walked; Howard grounded out (third to first)
[Menke to second]; Forsch singled to center [Menke to third,
Forsch to second (on throw)]; Metzger grounded out (second to
first) [Menke scored, Forsch to third]; Morgan singled to
pitcher [Forsch scored]; Cedeno forced Morgan (third to second);
2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 8, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 5TH: Sims popped to third in foul territory; Valentine
made an out to first; SUDAKIS BATTED FOR ALEXANDER; Sudakis
flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 8, Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 6TH: MOELLER REPLACED SUDAKIS (PITCHING); Watson singled
to left; Wynn made an out to second; Alou singled to left
[Watson to third]; Menke grounded out (shortstop to first)
[Watson scored, Alou to second]; Howard doubled to right [Alou
scored]; Forsch struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 10,
Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 6TH: MARTINEZ REPLACED WATSON (PLAYING 3B); MENKE
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); Wills grounded out (pitcher to
first); Buckner singled to center; Davis singled to second
[Buckner to second]; Allen popped to first in foul territory;
Crawford forced Davis (second to shortstop); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 10, Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Metzger flied out to center; Morgan tripled to
center; Cedeno hit a sacrifice fly to left [Morgan scored];
Martinez flied to left in foul territory; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 11, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 7TH: Mota lined to shortstop; Sims singled to left;
Valentine made an out to second; HALLER BATTED FOR MOELLER;
Haller singled to center [Sims to second]; Wills singled to
center [Sims to third, Haller to second]; Buckner lined to
center; 0 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 11, Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 8TH: PARKER REPLACED HALLER (PLAYING 1B); STRAHLER
REPLACED BUCKNER (PITCHING); Wynn made an out to second; Alou
grounded out (second to first); Menke flied out to right; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 11, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 8TH: Davis flied out to center; Allen made an out to
second; Crawford singled to center; Mota grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 11, Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 9TH: Howard flied out to right; Forsch flied out to left;
Metzger singled to left; Morgan grounded out (first unassisted);
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 11, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 9TH: Sims singled to center; Valentine flied out to
center; Parker grounded out (first to pitcher) [Sims to second];
Wills grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 11, Dodgers 0.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros          11  17   0    9
 Dodgers          0  10   0   10


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