Los Angeles Dodgers 4, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 139
Played on Friday, September 15, 1972 (N) at Astrodome

LA  N    0  0  0    1  0  2    1  0  0  -   4  9  0
HOU N    0  2  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  4  2
Los Angeles Dodgers          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Grabarkewitz 2b               4   0   1   0       1   1       2   5
Mota lf                       5   1   1   0       0   0       2   0
Davis cf                      4   2   1   0       0   0       2   0
Parker 1b                     4   0   3   1       0   0      10   1
Crawford rf                   3   1   1   1       1   0       1   0
Valentine 3b                  4   0   0   1       0   0       1   1
  Wills 3b                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Russell ss                    4   0   0   0       0   1       2   4
Yeager c                      3   0   1   0       1   0       7   1
Osteen p                      4   0   1   0       0   0       0   3
Totals                       35   4   9   3       3   2      27  15

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

BATTING - 
2B: Osteen (4,off Wilson).
GDP: Mota (9,off Wilson).
Team LOB: 7.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    4   0   0   0       0   0       3   4
Wynn rf                       3   0   0   0       1   0       3   0
Cedeno cf                     4   0   1   0       0   1       3   0
May 1b                        4   1   1   0       0   3       5   0
Watson lf                     3   1   1   2       0   1       5   1
Rader 3b                      1   0   1   0       2   0       0   0
Helms 2b                      3   0   0   0       0   0       5   2
Howard c                      3   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Wilson p                      1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Ray p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sutherland ph               1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cosgrove p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Alou ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gladding p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       28   2   4   2       3   6      27   7

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Helms-May, Metzger-Helms-May.
E: Helms 2 (17).

BATTING - 
HR: Watson (14,2nd inning off Osteen 1 on 0 out).
GDP: Cedeno (10,off Osteen).
Team LOB: 2.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Rader (5,2nd base by Osteen/Yeager).

PITCHING
Los Angeles Dodgers          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Osteen W(17-10)               9     4   2   2   3   6   1  31


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wilson L(12-9)                5     7   3   2   2   1   0  23
Ray                           1     0   0   0   1   0   0   4
Cosgrove                      2     2   1   1   0   1   0   8
Gladding                      1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     9   4   3   3   2   0  38

Wilson faced 3 batters in the 6th inning
WP: Ray (5).

Umpires: HP - Bob Engel, 1B - John McSherry, 2B - Ken Burkhart, 3B - Lee Weyer
Time of Game: 2:16   Attendance: 16762


Starting Lineups:

   Los Angeles Dodgers           Houston Astros           
1. Grabarkewitz        2b        Metzger             ss
2. Mota                lf        Wynn                rf
3. Davis               cf        Cedeno              cf
4. Parker              1b        May                 1b
5. Crawford            rf        Watson              lf
6. Valentine           3b        Rader               3b
7. Russell             ss        Helms               2b
8. Yeager              c         Howard              c
9. Osteen              p         Wilson              p

DODGERS 1ST: Grabarkewitz singled to right; Mota lined into a
double play (second to first) [Grabarkewitz out at first]; Davis
made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 0,
Astros 0.

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

DODGERS 2ND: Parker made an out to second; Crawford flied out to
left; Valentine flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Dodgers 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: May singled to center; Watson homered [May scored];
Rader walked; Rader was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop to first to second to catcher); Helms grounded out
(third to first); Howard grounded out (pitcher to first); 2 R, 2
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Astros 2.

DODGERS 3RD: Russell struck out; Yeager flied out to center;
Osteen made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers
0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Wilson struck out; Metzger lined to center; Wynn
flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Astros 2.

DODGERS 4TH: Grabarkewitz flied out to right; Mota grounded out
(shortstop to first); Davis reached on an error by Helms [Davis
to first]; Parker singled to right [Davis to second]; Crawford
singled to center [Davis scored (unearned), Parker to second];
Valentine lined to pitcher; 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. 
Dodgers 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Cedeno was called out on strikes; May struck out;
Watson grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Dodgers 1, Astros 2.

DODGERS 5TH: Russell grounded out (shortstop to first); Yeager
singled to left; Osteen doubled to right [Yeager to third];
Grabarkewitz walked; Mota grounded into a double play (shortstop
to second to first) [Grabarkewitz out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Rader walked; Helms flied out to left; Howard lined
into a double play (second to first) [Rader out at first]; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Astros 2.

DODGERS 6TH: Davis singled to center; Parker singled to center
[Davis to second]; Crawford walked [Davis to third, Parker to
second]; RAY REPLACED WILSON (PITCHING); Valentine forced Parker
(left to shortstop) [Davis scored, Crawford to second]; Russell
forced Valentine (shortstop to second) [Crawford scored (error
by Helms) (no RBI), Russell to second]; Ray threw a wild pitch
[Russell to third]; Yeager walked; Osteen flied out to left; 2
R, 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Dodgers 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: SUTHERLAND BATTED FOR RAY; Sutherland flied out to
right; Metzger grounded out (pitcher to first); Wynn flied out
to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 3, Astros 2.

DODGERS 7TH: COSGROVE REPLACED SUTHERLAND (PITCHING);
Grabarkewitz was called out on strikes; Mota singled to third;
Davis flied out to center [Mota to second]; Parker singled to
right [Mota scored]; Crawford forced Parker (second unassisted);
1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 4, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Cedeno singled to left; May struck out; Watson
struck out; Rader singled to left [Cedeno to second]; Helms
forced Cedeno (third unassisted); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Dodgers
4, Astros 2.

DODGERS 8TH: Valentine flied out to right; Russell flied out to
center; Yeager flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers
4, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: WILLS REPLACED VALENTINE (PLAYING 3B); Howard
grounded out (second to first); ALOU BATTED FOR COSGROVE; Alou
made an out to shortstop; Metzger grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 4, Astros 2.

DODGERS 9TH: GLADDING REPLACED ALOU (PITCHING); Osteen grounded
out (first unassisted); Grabarkewitz flied out to left; Mota
flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 4, Astros 2.

ASTROS 9TH: Wynn grounded out (pitcher to first); Cedeno made an
out to second; May struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 4,
Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Dodgers          4   9   0    7
 Astros           2   4   2    2


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