Houston Astros 7, Los Angeles Dodgers 2
Regular Season Game 95
Played on Saturday, July 29, 1972 (D) at Astrodome

LA  N    0  0  0    0  0  2    0  0  0  -   2  6  3
HOU N    2  0  1    0  0  0    4  0  x  -   7 10  1
Los Angeles Dodgers          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lacy 2b                       3   0   1   0       1   0       1   1
Davis cf                      4   1   0   0       0   1       3   0
Mota lf                       4   1   2   0       0   2       2   0
Robinson rf                   3   0   1   1       1   0       1   0
Parker 1b                     3   0   1   1       1   0       6   1
Valentine 3b                  4   0   0   0       0   2       2   2
Cannizzaro c                  3   0   1   0       0   0       8   1
  Grabarkewitz pr             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sims c                      1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Russell ss                    3   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
Sutton p                      2   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
  Buckner ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mikkelsen p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       31   2   6   2       3   9      24   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Sutton-Russell-Lacy.
E: Valentine (10), Cannizzaro (4), Mikkelsen (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Robinson (6,off Reuss).
SH: Russell (3,off Griffin).
Team LOB: 6.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    5   1   0   0       0   1       2   3
Cedeno cf                     4   2   1   0       0   1       2   0
Wynn rf                       4   1   1   0       1   1       1   0
May 1b                        4   2   2   4       0   1       8   2
Watson lf                     3   0   2   2       0   1       1   0
Edwards c                     4   0   1   0       0   0      10   0
Rader 3b                      3   0   0   0       1   3       0   4
Helms 2b                      4   0   2   0       0   0       3   1
Reuss p                       2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Griffin p                   2   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   7  10   6       2   9      27  11

FIELDING - 
E: Rader (8).

BATTING - 
2B: Griffin (3,off Mikkelsen).
3B: Watson (4,off Sutton); Helms (4,off Sutton).
HR: May (21,7th inning off Mikkelsen 2 on 2 out).
HBP: Watson (6,by Mikkelsen); Cedeno (4,by Mikkelsen).
GDP: Reuss (2,off Sutton).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno 3 (29,2nd base off Sutton/Cannizzaro,3rd base off Sutton/Cannizzaro,2nd
base off Mikkelsen/Sims); Metzger (14,2nd base off Mikkelsen/Sims).
CS: Helms (3,Home by Sutton/Cannizzaro).

PITCHING
Los Angeles Dodgers          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Sutton L(12-6)                6     7   3   1   0   9   0  25
Mikkelsen                     2     3   4   0   2   0   1  14
Totals                        8    10   7   1   2   9   1  39

WP: Sutton (4).
HBP: Mikkelsen 2 (4,Watson,Cedeno).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reuss W(7-8)                  5.2   5   2   2   2   5   0  23
Griffin SV(3)                 3.1   1   0   0   1   4   0  12
Totals                        9     6   2   2   3   9   0  35

WP: Reuss (2).

Umpires: HP - Augie Donatelli, 1B - Stan Landes, 2B - Satch Davidson, 3B - Bruce Froemming
Time of Game: 2:34   Attendance: 27082


Starting Lineups:

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

DODGERS 1ST: Lacy singled to center; Reuss threw a wild pitch
[Lacy to second]; Davis struck out; Mota singled to third [Lacy
out at third (third to second)]; Robinson reached on an error by
Rader [Mota to second, Robinson to first]; Parker grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger flied out to left; Cedeno reached on an
error by Valentine [Cedeno to first]; Cedeno stole second
[Cedeno to third (error by Cannizzaro)]; Wynn struck out; May
singled to center [Cedeno scored (unearned)]; Watson tripled to
center [May scored (unearned)]; Edwards grounded out (first
unassisted); 2 R (0 ER), 2 H, 2 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Astros 2.

DODGERS 2ND: Valentine struck out; Cannizzaro flied out to
center; Russell flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Dodgers 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Rader struck out; Helms singled to center; On a bunt
Reuss grounded into a double play (pitcher to shortstop to
second) [Helms out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 0,
Astros 2.

DODGERS 3RD: Sutton was called out on strikes; Lacy grounded out
(second to first); Davis made an out to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Dodgers 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Metzger was called out on strikes; Cedeno singled to
center; Wynn singled to center [Cedeno to second]; Cedeno stole
third; May struck out; Watson singled to left [Cedeno scored,
Wynn to second]; Edwards forced Wynn (third unassisted); 1 R, 3
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Astros 3.

DODGERS 4TH: Mota struck out; Robinson walked; Parker made an
out to shortstop; Robinson was picked off first (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Rader struck out; Helms tripled to center; Helms was
caught stealing home (catcher to third); Reuss struck out; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Astros 3.

DODGERS 5TH: Valentine grounded out (shortstop to first);
Cannizzaro grounded out (third to first); Russell grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Metzger grounded out (second to first); Cedeno
struck out but advanced to first on a wild pitch; Wynn flied out
to center; May lined to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 0,
Astros 3.

DODGERS 6TH: Sutton was called out on strikes; Lacy walked;
Davis forced Lacy (first to shortstop); Mota singled to left
[Davis to second]; Robinson doubled to left [Davis scored, Mota
to third]; Parker singled to shortstop [Mota scored, Robinson to
third]; GRIFFIN REPLACED REUSS (PITCHING); Valentine grounded
out (third to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Dodgers 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Watson struck out; Edwards grounded out (third to
first); Rader struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 2,
Astros 3.

DODGERS 7TH: Cannizzaro singled to left; GRABARKEWITZ RAN FOR
CANNIZZARO; Russell out on a sacrifice bunt (first to second)
[Grabarkewitz to second]; BUCKNER BATTED FOR SUTTON; Buckner
flied out to left; Lacy popped to catcher in foul territory; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: SIMS REPLACED GRABARKEWITZ (PLAYING C ); MIKKELSEN
REPLACED BUCKNER (PITCHING); Helms grounded out (third to
first); Griffin doubled to left; Metzger reached on an error by
Mikkelsen (assist by Parker) [Griffin scored (unearned) (no
RBI), Metzger to first]; Metzger stole second; Cedeno grounded
out (shortstop to first) [Metzger to third]; Wynn walked; May
homered (unearned) [Metzger scored (unearned), Wynn scored
(unearned)]; Watson was hit by a pitch; Edwards singled to right
[Watson to third]; Rader walked [Edwards to second]; Helms flied
out to center; 4 R (0 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Dodgers 2, Astros 7.

DODGERS 8TH: Davis flied out to center; Mota struck out;
Robinson grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Dodgers 2, Astros 7.

ASTROS 8TH: Griffin flied out to center; Metzger flied out to
right; Cedeno was hit by a pitch; Cedeno stole second; Wynn
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers
2, Astros 7.

DODGERS 9TH: Parker walked; Valentine struck out; Sims struck
out; Russell struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 2,
Astros 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Dodgers          2   6   3    6
 Astros           7  10   1    8


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