Houston Astros 5, Los Angeles Dodgers 3
Regular Season Game 36
Played on Friday, May 26, 1972 (N) at Astrodome

LA  N    0  0  0    1  0  0    2  0  0  -   3  5  1
HOU N    0  0  1    0  0  2    1  1  x  -   5 11  1
Los Angeles Dodgers          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Russell ss                    4   1   1   0       0   0       1   3
Valentine 2b                  4   1   1   0       0   0       3   3
Davis cf                      3   0   0   1       0   0       2   0
Robinson rf                   3   1   2   1       1   0       2   0
Mota lf                       4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Parker 1b                     3   0   0   0       1   0       8   1
Garvey 3b                     3   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
Cannizzaro c                  2   0   0   1       1   1       6   1
Downing p                     2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mikkelsen p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lefebvre ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Brewer p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   3   5   3       3   1      24  11

FIELDING - 
E: Russell (7).

BATTING - 
2B: Russell (9,off Roberts); Valentine (2,off Roberts).
SF: Davis (1,off Roberts).
GDP: Mota (1,off Roberts).
IBB: Parker (1,by Roberts).
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Robinson (2,2nd base by Roberts/Hiatt).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    4   0   2   2       0   1       1   2
Alou rf                       5   1   2   0       0   0       1   0
Wynn cf                       4   1   1   0       1   0       3   0
May 1b                        4   0   1   1       0   2      13   1
Watson lf                     3   1   1   0       1   0       3   0
Rader 3b                      4   0   1   1       0   0       2   3
Helms 2b                      4   1   0   0       0   0       3   4
Hiatt c                       3   0   2   0       1   1       1   1
  Fenwick pr                  0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Edwards c                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Roberts p                     2   0   1   1       0   0       0   3
Totals                       33   5  11   5       3   4      27  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Helms-May.
E: Helms (6).

BATTING - 
2B: Metzger (3,off Downing); May (5,off Downing); Hiatt (2,off Brewer).
SH: Roberts 2 (4,off Downing,off Brewer).
SF: Metzger (3,off Downing).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Wynn 3 (5,2nd base off Downing/Cannizzaro 2,2nd base off Brewer/Cannizzaro);
Metzger (6,2nd base off Brewer/Cannizzaro).

PITCHING
Los Angeles Dodgers          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Downing                       5.2   7   3   1   3   4   0  28
Mikkelsen                     0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Brewer L(2-2)                 2     4   2   2   0   0   0  10
Totals                        8    11   5   3   3   4   0  39


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Roberts W(3-2)                9     5   3   2   3   1   0  33

IBB: Roberts (1,Parker).

Umpires: HP - Dick Stello, 1B - Ken Burkhart, 2B - Lee Weyer, 3B - Andy Olsen
Ejections: LA  Manager Walter Alston by Dick Stello [Balls and strikes];
HOU Manager Harry Walker by Lee Weyer [Catch/trap call]
Time of Game: 2:13   Attendance: 36328


Starting Lineups:

   Los Angeles Dodgers           Houston Astros           
1. Russell             ss        Metzger             ss
2. Valentine           2b        Alou                rf
3. Davis               cf        Wynn                cf
4. Robinson            rf        May                 1b
5. Mota                lf        Watson              lf
6. Parker              1b        Rader               3b
7. Garvey              3b        Helms               2b
8. Cannizzaro          c         Hiatt               c
9. Downing             p         Roberts             p

DODGERS 1ST: Russell grounded out (shortstop to first);
Valentine made an out to shortstop; Davis grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger doubled to right; Alou grounded out (first
unassisted) [Metzger to third]; Wynn walked; Wynn stole second;
May struck out; Watson walked; Rader forced Watson (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Astros 0.

DODGERS 2ND: Robinson walked; Mota grounded into a double play
(second to first) [Robinson out at second]; Parker grounded out
(first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Helms grounded out (shortstop to first); Hiatt
singled to center; Roberts out on a sacrifice bunt (first to
second) [Hiatt to second]; Metzger grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Astros 0.

DODGERS 3RD: Garvey flied out to center; Cannizzaro grounded out
(pitcher to first); Downing grounded out (second to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Alou singled to left; Wynn grounded out (catcher to
first) [Alou to second]; May doubled to right [Alou scored];
Watson grounded out (second to first) [May to third]; Rader
grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Dodgers 0, Astros 1.

DODGERS 4TH: Russell doubled to left; Valentine grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Russell to third]; Davis hit a sacrifice
fly to left [Russell scored]; Robinson singled to left; Robinson
was picked off and caught stealing second (pitcher to first to
second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Helms grounded out (third to first); Hiatt struck
out; Roberts grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Dodgers 1, Astros 1.

DODGERS 5TH: Mota flied out to left; Parker flied out to left;
Garvey grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Dodgers 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Metzger struck out; Alou singled to right; Wynn
forced Alou (second to shortstop); Wynn stole second; May struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Astros 1.

DODGERS 6TH: Cannizzaro struck out; Downing flied out to right;
Russell flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 1,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Watson singled to center; Rader flied out to right;
Helms reached on an error by Russell [Watson to second, Helms to
first]; Hiatt walked [Watson to third, Helms to second];
Dodgers Manager Walter Alston ejected by HP umpire Dick
Stello; Roberts singled to pitcher [Watson scored
(unearned), Helms to third, Hiatt to second]; Metzger hit a
sacrifice fly to center [Helms scored (unearned)]; MIKKELSEN
REPLACED DOWNING (PITCHING); Alou lined to left; 2 R (0 ER), 2
H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Astros 3.

DODGERS 7TH: Valentine doubled to left; Davis reached on an
error by Helms [Valentine to third, Davis to first]; Robinson
singled to left [Valentine scored, Davis to second]; Jim Wynn
and Bob Watson collided near the fence and Watson dropped the
ball; it was ruled no catch; Astros Manager Harry Walker ejected
by 2B umpire Lee Weyer; Mota singled to catcher [Davis out
at home (catcher to third), Robinson to third]; Parker was
walked intentionally [Mota to second]; Garvey made an out to
second; Cannizzaro walked [Robinson scored (unearned), Mota to
third, Parker to second]; LEFEBVRE BATTED FOR MIKKELSEN;
Lefebvre forced Parker (third unassisted); 2 R (1 ER), 3 H, 1 E,
3 LOB.  Dodgers 3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: BREWER REPLACED LEFEBVRE (PITCHING); Wynn singled to
third; Wynn stole second; May made an out to catcher; On a bunt
Watson made an out to catcher; Bob Watson called for
interference; Rader singled to left [Wynn scored]; Helms
flied out to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 3, Astros 4.

DODGERS 8TH: Russell grounded out (third to first); Valentine
grounded out (third to first); Davis grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 3, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: Hiatt doubled to right; FENWICK RAN FOR HIATT;
Roberts out on a sacrifice bunt (third to second) [Fenwick to
third]; Metzger singled to first [Fenwick scored]; Metzger stole
second; Alou flied out to left; Wynn flied out to center; 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 3, Astros 5.

DODGERS 9TH: EDWARDS REPLACED FENWICK (PLAYING C ); Robinson
grounded out (pitcher to first); Mota flied out to center;
Parker grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Dodgers 3, Astros 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Dodgers          3   5   1    3
 Astros           5  11   1   10


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