Los Angeles Dodgers 6, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 93
Played on Thursday, July 27, 1972 (D) at Astrodome

LA  N    1  0  0    0  0  1    3  0  1  -   6  8  1
HOU N    1  0  1    0  0  0    0  1  0  -   3  7  3
Los Angeles Dodgers          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lacy 2b                       5   0   1   0       0   0       3   1
Buckner lf                    4   2   2   1       1   0       1   0
Davis cf                      5   2   3   1       0   0       3   1
Robinson rf                   3   0   1   1       2   1       1   0
Parker 1b                     1   0   0   1       1   0       9   2
Valentine 3b                  4   0   0   0       0   0       0   4
Sims c                        3   0   0   0       1   2       7   1
Russell ss                    3   1   0   0       1   1       2   4
Osteen p                      3   1   1   1       0   1       1   1
Totals                       31   6   8   5       6   5      27  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Russell-Lacy-Parker.
E: Russell (16).

BATTING - 
2B: Davis (15,off Forsch).
HR: Osteen (1,9th inning off York 0 on 0 out).
SH: Parker (6,off Ray); Osteen (4,off Ray).
SF: Parker (3,off Forsch).
GDP: Buckner (6,off Forsch); Valentine (5,off Forsch).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Lacy (2,2nd base off Forsch/Howard); Buckner 2 (7,2nd base off Ray/Howard,2nd
base off York/Howard).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    4   1   1   0       0   1       1   1
Cedeno cf                     3   1   2   2       1   0       3   0
Wynn rf                       4   0   0   1       0   0       2   0
  York p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
May 1b                        4   0   1   0       0   2       9   2
Watson lf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Rader 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       2   4
Helms 2b                      3   0   2   0       0   0       3   5
Howard c                      3   1   0   0       0   0       5   0
Forsch p                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ray p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Griffin p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Alou ph,rf                  1   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       31   3   7   3       1   5      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. May-Metzger, Metzger-Helms-May.
E: Cedeno (5), May (5), Rader (7).
PB: Howard (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Metzger (9,off Osteen); May (19,off Osteen); Helms (9,off Osteen).
3B: Helms (3,off Osteen).
HR: Cedeno (14,8th inning off Osteen 0 on 2 out).
SH: Forsch (7,off Osteen).
GDP: Metzger (3,off Osteen).
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Cedeno (10,2nd base by Osteen/Sims).

PITCHING
Los Angeles Dodgers          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Osteen W(11-7)                9     7   3   2   1   5   1  33

WP: Osteen (3).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Forsch                        5     4   2   1   5   3   0  22
Ray L(9-4)                    1.2   2   3   0   0   1   0   8
Griffin                       1.1   1   0   0   0   1   0   5
York                          1     1   1   1   1   0   1   5
Totals                        9     8   6   2   6   5   1  40

Forsch faced 2 batters in the 6th inning

Umpires: HP - Satch Davidson, 1B - Bruce Froemming, 2B - Augie Donatelli, 3B - Stan Landes
Time of Game: 2:41   Attendance: 22037


Starting Lineups:

   Los Angeles Dodgers           Houston Astros           
1. Lacy                2b        Metzger             ss
2. Buckner             lf        Cedeno              cf
3. Davis               cf        Wynn                rf
4. Robinson            rf        May                 1b
5. Parker              1b        Watson              lf
6. Valentine           3b        Rader               3b
7. Sims                c         Helms               2b
8. Russell             ss        Howard              c
9. Osteen              p         Forsch              p

DODGERS 1ST: Lacy flied out to right; Buckner singled to left;
Davis singled to left [Buckner to second]; Robinson walked
[Buckner to third, Davis to second]; Parker hit a sacrifice fly
to left [Buckner scored]; Valentine flied out to center; 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger doubled to center; Osteen threw a wild pitch
[Metzger to third]; Cedeno grounded out (shortstop to first);
Wynn grounded out (third to first) [Metzger scored]; May struck
out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Astros 1.

DODGERS 2ND: Sims struck out; Russell made an out to third;
Osteen grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Dodgers 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson flied out to left; Rader grounded out
(shortstop to first); Helms flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Astros 1.

DODGERS 3RD: Lacy singled to center; Buckner grounded into a
double play (first to shortstop) [Lacy out at second]; Davis
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers
1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Howard reached on an error by Russell [Howard to
first]; Forsch out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second)
[Howard to second]; Metzger struck out; Cedeno singled to center
[Howard scored (unearned), Cedeno out at second (center to first
to shortstop)]; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Astros
2.

DODGERS 4TH: Robinson struck out; Parker walked; Valentine
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Parker out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Astros
2.

ASTROS 4TH: Wynn flied out to center; May doubled to right;
Watson grounded out (first to pitcher) [May to third]; Rader
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Astros 2.

DODGERS 5TH: Sims walked; Russell walked [Sims to second];
Osteen struck out; Lacy forced Sims (third unassisted) [Russell
to third (error by Rader), Lacy to first]; Lacy stole second;
Buckner grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. 
Dodgers 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Helms doubled to left; Howard grounded out (third to
first) [Helms to third]; Forsch reached on a fielder's choice
[Helms out at home (shortstop to catcher)]; Metzger made an out
to first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Astros 2.

DODGERS 6TH: Davis doubled to center; Robinson walked; RAY
REPLACED FORSCH (PITCHING); Parker out on a sacrifice bunt
(first to second) [Davis to third, Robinson to second]; Howard
allowed a passed ball [Davis scored (unearned), Robinson to
third]; Valentine grounded out (third to first); Sims struck
out; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Cedeno walked; Cedeno was caught stealing second
(catcher to second); Wynn lined to shortstop; May was called out
on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 2, Astros 2.

DODGERS 7TH: Russell reached on an error by May [Russell to
first]; Osteen out on a sacrifice bunt (third to second)
[Russell to second]; Lacy lined to center; Buckner singled to
left [Russell scored (unearned)]; Buckner stole second; Davis
singled to center [Buckner scored (unearned), Davis to second
(error by Cedeno)]; GRIFFIN REPLACED RAY (PITCHING); Robinson
singled to left [Davis scored (unearned)]; Parker grounded out
(second to first); 3 R (0 ER), 3 H, 2 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 5,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Watson grounded out (third to first); Rader flied
out to right; Helms tripled to left; Howard grounded out (third
to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 5, Astros 2.

DODGERS 8TH: Valentine flied out to right; Sims flied out to
center; Russell struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 5,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: ALOU BATTED FOR GRIFFIN; Alou singled to left;
Metzger grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Alou out at second]; Cedeno homered; Wynn popped to
first in foul territory; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 5,
Astros 3.

DODGERS 9TH: ALOU STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); YORK REPLACED
WYNN (PITCHING); Osteen homered; Lacy grounded out (second to
first); Buckner walked; Buckner stole second; Davis flied out to
right; Robinson grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Dodgers 6, Astros 3.

ASTROS 9TH: May popped to catcher in foul territory; Watson was
called out on strikes; Rader lined to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Dodgers 6, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Dodgers          6   8   1    7
 Astros           3   7   3    3


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