Los Angeles Dodgers 7, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 37
Played on Saturday, May 27, 1972 (N) at Astrodome

LA  N    2  0  0    1  0  0    0  4  0  -   7 10  0
HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  2    0  0  0  -   3 10  2
Los Angeles Dodgers          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Valentine 2b                  5   1   2   0       0   2       2   2
Russell ss                    5   1   1   0       0   0       3   2
Davis cf                      4   1   1   0       0   1       1   0
Robinson rf                   3   1   0   1       1   1       3   0
Mota lf                       4   1   3   2       0   0       3   0
Grabarkewitz 3b               2   1   0   0       1   2       0   1
  Buckner ph                  0   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Wills 3b                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Parker 1b                     3   0   1   2       1   1       8   0
Cannizzaro c                  3   0   0   0       0   2       7   0
  Sims ph,c                   1   0   1   2       0   0       0   0
Singer p                      3   0   1   0       0   2       0   2
  Mikkelsen p                 0   0   0   0       1   0       0   1
Totals                       33   7  10   7       5  11      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Russell-Parker, Valentine-Russell-Parker.

BATTING - 
2B: Valentine (3,off Reuss); Mota (5,off Reuss); Singer (1,off Reuss).
SF: Robinson (1,off Reuss).
HBP: Davis (1,by Reuss); Mota (1,by Reuss).
GDP: Robinson (3,off Reuss).
IBB: Buckner (1,by Ray).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Parker (1,2nd base by Reuss/Edwards).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    4   0   1   0       1   0       1   1
Miller rf                     4   1   2   0       0   1       2   0
Wynn cf                       3   1   1   0       0   0       3   0
May 1b                        4   1   1   0       0   2       6   0
Watson lf                     4   0   2   1       0   1       0   1
Edwards c                     2   0   0   1       1   0      11   1
Rader 3b                      4   0   1   0       0   2       1   0
Helms 2b                      4   0   2   1       0   0       3   5
Reuss p                       3   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Ray p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gladding p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Stewart ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   3  10   3       2   7      27   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Helms-Metzger-May.
E: Wynn (4), May (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Rader (6,off Singer); Watson (5,off Singer).
SH: Miller (1,off Singer).
SF: Edwards (2,off Singer).
HBP: Wynn (1,by Mikkelsen).
GDP: Metzger (1,off Singer); Miller (1,off Mikkelsen).
IBB: Edwards (6,by Singer).
Team LOB: 8.

PITCHING
Los Angeles Dodgers          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Singer                        6.1   9   3   3   2   6   0  29
Mikkelsen W(1-1)              2.2   1   0   0   0   1   0   9
Totals                        9    10   3   3   2   7   0  38

HBP: Mikkelsen (1,Wynn).
IBB: Singer (3,Edwards).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reuss L(3-3)                  7.1   8   5   4   2  10   0  31
Ray                           0     2   2   2   3   0   0   5
Gladding                      1.2   0   0   0   0   1   0   5
Totals                        9    10   7   6   5  11   0  41

WP: Ray (3).
HBP: Reuss 2 (4,Davis,Mota).
IBB: Ray (2,Buckner).

Umpires: HP - Ken Burkhart, 1B - Lee Weyer, 2B - Andy Olsen, 3B - Dick Stello
Time of Game: 2:34   Attendance: 43561


Starting Lineups:

   Los Angeles Dodgers           Houston Astros           
1. Valentine           2b        Metzger             ss
2. Russell             ss        Miller              rf
3. Davis               cf        Wynn                cf
4. Robinson            rf        May                 1b
5. Mota                lf        Watson              lf
6. Grabarkewitz        3b        Edwards             c
7. Parker              1b        Rader               3b
8. Cannizzaro          c         Helms               2b
9. Singer              p         Reuss               p

DODGERS 1ST: Valentine doubled to left; Russell grounded out
(second to first) [Valentine to third]; Davis was hit by a
pitch; Robinson hit a sacrifice fly to center [Valentine
scored]; Mota doubled to right [Davis scored]; Grabarkewitz
struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger lined to left; Miller singled to center;
Wynn flied out to left; May struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Dodgers 2, Astros 0.

DODGERS 2ND: Parker struck out; Cannizzaro was called out on
strikes; Singer struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 2,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson grounded out (pitcher to first); Edwards
flied out to right; Rader doubled to right; Helms flied out to
right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 2, Astros 0.

DODGERS 3RD: Valentine grounded out (second to first); Russell
flied out to center; Davis struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Dodgers 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Reuss struck out; Metzger grounded out (first
unassisted); Miller struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers
2, Astros 0.

DODGERS 4TH: Robinson was called out on strikes; Mota singled to
left [Mota out at second (left to second)]; Grabarkewitz walked;
Grabarkewitz was picked off first but was safe on an error by
May [Grabarkewitz to second]; Parker singled to left
[Grabarkewitz scored (unearned)]; Parker was caught stealing
second (catcher to second); 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 0 LOB. 
Dodgers 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Wynn grounded out (pitcher to first); May singled to
center; Watson singled to right [May to third]; Edwards hit a
sacrifice fly to right [May scored]; Rader was called out on
strikes; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 3, Astros 1.

DODGERS 5TH: Cannizzaro was called out on strikes; Singer struck
out; Valentine singled to center; Russell flied out to center; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Helms singled to center; Reuss made an out to first;
Metzger grounded into a double play (shortstop to first) [Helms
out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 3, Astros 1.

DODGERS 6TH: Davis singled to right; Robinson grounded into a
double play (second to shortstop to first) [Davis out at
second]; Mota was hit by a pitch; Grabarkewitz was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Miller singled to left; Wynn singled to center
[Miller to third]; May struck out; Watson doubled to right
[Miller scored, Wynn to third]; Edwards was walked
intentionally; Rader struck out; Helms singled to third [Wynn
scored, Watson to third, Edwards to second]; Reuss forced Helms
(shortstop unassisted); 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Dodgers 3, Astros
3.

DODGERS 7TH: Parker made an out to second; Cannizzaro grounded
out (second to first); Singer doubled to left; Valentine struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Metzger walked; Miller out on a sacrifice bunt
(third to second) [Metzger to second]; MIKKELSEN REPLACED SINGER
(PITCHING); Wynn was hit by a pitch; May forced Wynn (pitcher to
second) [Metzger to third]; Watson struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Dodgers 3, Astros 3.

DODGERS 8TH: Russell singled to left; Davis made an out to
third; Robinson walked [Russell to second]; RAY REPLACED REUSS
(PITCHING); Mota singled to center [Russell scored, Robinson to
third (error by Wynn), Mota to second]; BUCKNER BATTED FOR
GRABARKEWITZ; Buckner was walked intentionally; Parker walked
[Robinson scored, Mota to third, Buckner to second]; SIMS BATTED
FOR CANNIZZARO; Sims singled to left [Mota scored, Buckner
scored, Parker to second]; Ray threw a wild pitch [Parker to
third, Sims to second]; Mikkelsen walked; GLADDING REPLACED RAY
(PITCHING); Valentine struck out; Russell lined to right; 4 R, 3
H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Dodgers 7, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: WILLS REPLACED BUCKNER (PLAYING 3B); SIMS STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING C ); Edwards flied out to center; Rader grounded
out (second to first); Helms grounded out (third to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 7, Astros 3.

DODGERS 9TH: Davis flied out to right; Robinson made an out to
first; Mota grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Dodgers 7, Astros 3.

ASTROS 9TH: STEWART BATTED FOR GLADDING; Stewart flied out to
left; Metzger singled to center; Miller grounded into a double
play (second to shortstop to first) [Metzger out at second]; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 7, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Dodgers          7  10   0    7
 Astros           3  10   2    8


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