Los Angeles Dodgers 2, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 162
Played on Thursday, September 30, 1971 (N) at Dodger Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   1  6  1
LA  N    0  0  0    1  0  0    1  0  x  -   2  6  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    4   0   1   0       0   1       3   2
Morgan 2b                     3   0   0   0       1   0       1   7
Cedeno cf                     4   1   1   0       0   1       2   0
Watson 1b                     4   0   1   1       0   0       9   1
Wynn rf                       4   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
Alou lf                       4   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Thomas pr                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Menke 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       2   1
Edwards c                     2   0   2   0       1   0       6   1
Billingham p                  2   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
Totals                       31   1   6   1       2   6      24  13

FIELDING - 
E: Edwards (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Cedeno (40,off Sutton); Edwards (13,off Sutton).
SH: Billingham (6,off Sutton).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Morgan (40,2nd base off Sutton/Sims); Metzger (15,2nd base off Sutton/Sims).
CS: Thomas (1,2nd base by Sutton/Sims).

Los Angeles Dodgers          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Wills ss                      4   0   2   0       0   0       1   1
Buckner 1b                    3   0   0   1       0   0       7   1
  Parker 1b                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Davis cf                      4   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Allen 3b                      4   1   1   0       0   1       1   2
  Garvey 3b                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Mota lf                       2   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Russell rf                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Crawford rf,lf                4   0   1   0       0   2       1   0
Lefebvre 2b                   3   0   1   1       0   0       3   1
Sims c                        1   0   0   0       2   0       9   1
Sutton p                      3   1   1   0       0   1       1   1
Totals                       28   2   6   2       3   5      27   8

BATTING - 
SH: Mota (9,off Billingham).
SF: Buckner (2,off Billingham).
IBB: Sims (7,by Billingham).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Mota (4,2nd base off Billingham/Edwards).
CS: Crawford (2,2nd base by Billingham/Edwards).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Billingham L(10-16)           8     6   2   1   3   5   0  33

IBB: Billingham (8,Sims).

Los Angeles Dodgers          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Sutton W(17-12)               9     6   1   1   2   6   0  34


Umpires: HP - Stan Landes, 1B - Andy Olsen, 2B - Doug Harvey, 3B - Tom Gorman
Time of Game: 2:13   Attendance: 52684


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        Mota                lf
6. Alou                lf        Crawford            rf
7. Menke               3b        Lefebvre            2b
8. Edwards             c         Sims                c
9. Billingham          p         Sutton              p

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger struck out; Morgan walked; Morgan stole
second; Cedeno grounded out (shortstop to first) [Morgan to
third]; Watson grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 1ST: Wills grounded out (second to first); Buckner lined
to shortstop; Davis struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Wynn struck out; Alou popped to catcher in foul
territory; Menke flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 2ND: Allen was called out on strikes; Mota grounded out
(third to first); Crawford struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Edwards singled to center; Billingham out on a
sacrifice bunt (catcher unassisted) [Edwards to second]; Metzger
grounded out (second to first) [Edwards to third]; Morgan popped
to third in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 3RD: Lefebvre singled to center; Sims walked [Lefebvre
to second]; Sutton struck out; Wills singled to center [Lefebvre
to third, Sims to second]; Buckner forced Lefebvre (pitcher to
catcher) [Sims to third, Wills to second]; Davis grounded out
(first to pitcher); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Cedeno grounded out (catcher unassisted); Watson
popped to first in foul territory; Wynn flied out to right; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 4TH: Allen singled to left; Mota reached on an error by
Edwards on a sacrifice bunt [Allen to second, Mota to first];
Crawford forced Mota (second to shortstop) [Allen to third];
Lefebvre grounded out (first unassisted) [Allen scored
(unearned), Crawford to second]; Sims was walked intentionally;
Sutton forced Sims (shortstop to second); 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E,
2 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Alou made an out to second; Menke flied out to
center; Edwards walked; Billingham lined to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 1.

DODGERS 5TH: Wills grounded out (second to first); Buckner
grounded out (second to first); Davis made an out to third; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Metzger grounded out (third to first); Morgan
grounded out (pitcher to first); Cedeno doubled to center;
Watson singled to center [Cedeno scored]; Wynn was called out on
strikes; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 1.

DODGERS 6TH: Allen grounded out (second to first); Mota walked;
Mota stole second; Crawford was called out on strikes; Lefebvre
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1,
Dodgers 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Alou grounded out (third to first); Menke flied out
to center; Edwards doubled to right; Billingham struck out; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 1.

DODGERS 7TH: Sims grounded out (second to first); Sutton singled
to center; Wills singled to right [Sutton to third]; Buckner hit
a sacrifice fly to center [Sutton scored]; Davis flied out to
center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 2.

ASTROS 8TH: PARKER REPLACED BUCKNER (PLAYING 1B); Metzger
singled to center; Metzger stole second; Morgan made an out to
second; Cedeno struck out; Watson made an out to shortstop; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 2.

DODGERS 8TH: Allen lined to third; Mota grounded out (shortstop
to first); Crawford singled to center; Crawford was caught
stealing second (catcher to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Dodgers 2.

ASTROS 9TH: GARVEY REPLACED ALLEN (PLAYING 3B); RUSSELL REPLACED
MOTA (PLAYING RF); CRAWFORD CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); Wynn
grounded out (third to first); Alou singled to left; THOMAS RAN
FOR ALOU; Thomas was caught stealing second (catcher to second);
Menke struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           1   6   1    6
 Dodgers          2   6   0    7


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