Los Angeles Dodgers 6, Houston Astros 5
Regular Season Game 94
Played on Friday, July 28, 1972 (N) at Astrodome

LA  N    1  0  0    0  0  0    5  0  0  -   6  8  1
HOU N    0  1  0    0  0  3    0  1  0  -   5 10  0
Los Angeles Dodgers          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lacy 2b                       4   1   1   0       0   1       6   4
Buckner lf                    4   1   2   3       0   0       4   0
Davis cf                      4   1   1   0       0   2       1   0
Robinson rf                   4   0   1   1       0   1       1   0
Parker 1b                     3   1   0   0       1   1       7   2
Valentine 3b                  4   1   1   1       0   0       0   3
  Brewer p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Sims c                        4   0   0   0       0   1       6   0
Russell ss                    2   0   1   0       0   0       2   3
  Crawford ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Wills ss                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Downing p                     2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mikkelsen p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mota ph                     1   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Richert p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lefebvre 3b                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Totals                       35   6   8   6       1   8      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Russell-Lacy-Parker, Russell-Lacy-Parker, Russell-Lacy-Parker.
E: Lacy (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Valentine (8,off Wilson).
HR: Buckner (2,7th inning off Gladding 2 on 2 out).
Team LOB: 3.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    5   0   1   0       0   1       1   2
Cedeno cf                     5   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Wynn rf                       3   1   1   0       1   0       2   0
May 1b                        4   2   2   0       0   1       6   1
Watson lf                     3   0   1   0       1   0       3   0
Rader 3b                      3   2   1   1       1   2       1   2
Helms 2b                      3   0   2   4       0   0       2   1
Howard c                      4   0   0   0       0   1       8   0
Wilson p                      2   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
  Gladding p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Alou ph                     1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Ray p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Stewart ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   5  10   5       3   6      27   6

BATTING - 
2B: Watson (17,off Downing); Rader (17,off Downing); Helms (10,off Richert).
SF: Helms (7,off Downing).
GDP: Wynn (5,off Downing); Helms (5,off Downing); Howard (4,off Mikkelsen).
Team LOB: 6.

PITCHING
Los Angeles Dodgers          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Downing                       5.1   7   4   4   2   3   0  24
Mikkelsen W(2-4)              0.2   1   0   0   0   0   0   2
Richert                       1.2   2   1   1   1   1   0   8
Brewer SV(11)                 1.1   0   0   0   0   2   0   4
Totals                        9    10   5   5   3   6   0  38

WP: Richert (1).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wilson                        6.2   6   4   4   1   6   0  27
Gladding L(3-5)               0.1   2   2   2   0   0   1   3
Ray                           2     0   0   0   0   2   0   6
Totals                        9     8   6   6   1   8   1  36

WP: Wilson (3).

Umpires: HP - Bruce Froemming, 1B - Augie Donatelli, 2B - Stan Landes, 3B - Satch Davidson
Time of Game: 2:28   Attendance: 13283


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. Downing             p         Wilson              p

DODGERS 1ST: Lacy flied out to center; Buckner popped to first
in foul territory; Davis singled to right; Robinson singled to
center [Davis scored, Robinson to second (on throw)]; Parker
struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger singled to center; Cedeno forced Metzger
(first to shortstop); Wynn grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Cedeno out at second]; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Astros 0.

DODGERS 2ND: Valentine flied out to left; Sims grounded out
(first to pitcher); Russell singled to shortstop; Downing flied
out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: May singled to center; Watson doubled to right [May
to third]; Rader struck out; Helms hit a sacrifice fly to left
[May scored]; Howard grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Astros 1.

DODGERS 3RD: Lacy struck out; Buckner singled to right; Davis
struck out; Robinson forced Buckner (third to second); 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Wilson singled to left; Metzger forced Wilson (first
to shortstop); Cedeno flied out to left; Wynn singled to third
[Metzger to second]; May forced Wynn (third to second); 0 R, 2
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Astros 1.

DODGERS 4TH: Parker lined to third; Valentine made an out to
shortstop; Sims made an out to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Dodgers 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Watson walked; Rader struck out; Helms grounded into
a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Watson out at
second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Astros 1.

DODGERS 5TH: Russell grounded out (third to first); Downing
flied out to right; Lacy grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Howard struck out; Wilson reached on an error by
Lacy [Wilson to second]; Metzger lined to right; Cedeno flied
out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Astros 1.

DODGERS 6TH: Buckner grounded out (first unassisted); Davis
struck out; Robinson flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Dodgers 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Wynn walked; May singled to left [Wynn to second];
Watson made an out to first; Rader doubled to third [Wynn
scored, May to third]; MIKKELSEN REPLACED DOWNING (PITCHING);
Helms singled to center [May scored, Rader scored]; Howard
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Helms out at second]; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Astros
4.

DODGERS 7TH: Parker walked; Valentine doubled to center [Parker
scored]; Wilson threw a wild pitch [Valentine to third]; Sims
struck out; CRAWFORD BATTED FOR RUSSELL; Crawford struck out;
MOTA BATTED FOR MIKKELSEN; Mota singled to center [Valentine
scored]; GLADDING REPLACED WILSON (PITCHING); Lacy singled to
center [Mota to second]; Buckner homered [Mota scored, Lacy
scored]; Davis flied out to center; 5 R, 4 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Dodgers 6, Astros 4.

ASTROS 7TH: WILLS REPLACED CRAWFORD (PLAYING SS); RICHERT
REPLACED MOTA (PITCHING); ALOU BATTED FOR GLADDING; Alou singled
to center; Metzger forced Alou (third to second); Richert threw
a wild pitch [Metzger to second]; Cedeno flied out to left; Wynn
made an out to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 6, Astros
4.

DODGERS 8TH: RAY REPLACED ALOU (PITCHING); Robinson struck out;
Parker flied out to center; Valentine flied out to left; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 6, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: May struck out; Watson flied out to center; Rader
walked; Helms doubled to center [Rader scored]; BREWER REPLACED
VALENTINE (PITCHING); LEFEBVRE REPLACED RICHERT (PLAYING 3B);
Howard grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Dodgers 6, Astros 5.

DODGERS 9TH: Sims grounded out (second to first); Wills grounded
out (shortstop to first); Lefebvre struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Dodgers 6, Astros 5.

ASTROS 9TH: STEWART BATTED FOR RAY; Stewart grounded out (second
to first); Metzger struck out; Cedeno struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Dodgers 6, Astros 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Dodgers          6   8   1    3
 Astros           5  10   0    6


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