Houston Astros 15, Los Angeles Dodgers 11
Regular Season Game 141
Played on Sunday, September 17, 1972 (D) at Astrodome

LA  N    0  0  3    4  1  2    0  1  0  -  11 17  3
HOU N    0  0  3    3  2  0    4  3  x  -  15 17  0
Los Angeles Dodgers          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Grabarkewitz 2b               4   1   1   1       2   2       2   2
Parker 1b                     5   2   2   0       1   1       7   1
Davis cf                      6   2   3   3       0   0       5   0
Robinson lf                   4   0   0   0       1   1       0   0
Crawford rf                   4   3   2   0       1   1       2   0
Valentine 3b                  5   1   4   2       0   0       0   2
Russell ss                    5   1   2   2       0   1       2   3
Yeager c                      5   1   3   1       0   0       5   0
Downing p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Mikkelsen p                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Garvey ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Perranoski p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Richert p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Brewer p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Rau p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McDermott ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       42  11  17   9       5   9      24   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Grabarkewitz-Russell-Parker.
E: Grabarkewitz (11), Valentine (23), Russell (28).

BATTING - 
2B: Grabarkewitz (4,off Reuss).
HR: Davis (17,3rd inning off Dierker 2 on 2 out).
SH: Richert (1,off Culver).
GDP: Parker (12,off Culver).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Valentine (5,2nd base off Dierker/Howard); Grabarkewitz (3,2nd base off
Dierker/Howard).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    5   3   2   1       1   0       1   4
Wynn rf                       5   4   4   3       1   0       1   0
Cedeno cf                     5   2   2   5       1   0       1   0
May 1b                        6   1   4   5       0   1      10   0
Watson lf                     4   0   1   0       2   0       1   0
Rader 3b                      4   0   0   0       2   1       0   6
Helms 2b                      5   1   0   0       1   0       4   3
Howard c                      4   3   2   0       1   1       9   0
Dierker p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Reuss p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Stewart ph                  1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Griffin p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ray p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Alou ph                     1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Cosgrove p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Culver p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sutherland ph               1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Roberts p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gladding p                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       43  15  17  15       9   5      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Metzger-Helms-May.
PB: Howard (7).

BATTING - 
2B: Cedeno (36,off Brewer); Wynn (28,off Rau); May (26,off Rau).
3B: Wynn (3,off Downing); Cedeno (8,off Mikkelsen).
HR: May (29,3rd inning off Downing 0 on 2 out).
GDP: Rader (17,off Downing).
IBB: Cedeno (5,by Rau).
Team LOB: 13.

PITCHING
Los Angeles Dodgers          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Downing                       2.2   5   3   3   2   1   1  14
Mikkelsen                     1.1   4   3   3   0   2   0   8
Perranoski                    0.2   2   2   0   1   0   0   6
Richert L(2-3)                1.2   2   3   3   3   0   0  10
Brewer                        0.2   2   1   1   1   1   0   6
Rau                           1     2   3   2   2   1   0   8
Totals                        8    17  15  12   9   5   1  52

IBB: Rau (1,Cedeno).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker                       3     5   6   6   2   2   1  16
Reuss                         1     2   1   1   0   2   0   5
Griffin                       0.1   3   1   1   1   0   0   5
Ray                           0.2   0   0   0   0   2   0   2
Cosgrove                      0.2   3   2   1   0   1   0   5
Culver W(6-2)                 1.1   1   0   0   1   0   0   5
Roberts                       0.1   2   1   1   1   1   0   4
Gladding SV(14)               1.2   1   0   0   0   1   0   6
Totals                        9    17  11  10   5   9   1  48

Dierker faced 3 batters in the 4th inning
WP: Reuss (7).

Umpires: HP - Ken Burkhart, 1B - Lee Weyer, 2B - Bob Engel, 3B - John McSherry
Time of Game: 3:29   Attendance: 9213


Starting Lineups:

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

DODGERS 1ST: Grabarkewitz grounded out (shortstop to first);
Parker grounded out (second to first); Davis lined to first; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger grounded out (third to first); Wynn grounded
out (first to pitcher); Cedeno grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Astros 0.

DODGERS 2ND: Robinson lined to left; Crawford singled to right;
Valentine forced Crawford (second to shortstop); Valentine stole
second; Russell struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: May singled to right; Watson singled to center [May
to second]; Rader grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [May to third, Watson out at second]; Helms
walked; Howard lined to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Dodgers
0, Astros 0.

DODGERS 3RD: Yeager grounded out (third to first); Downing
struck out; Grabarkewitz walked; Grabarkewitz stole second;
Parker walked; Davis homered [Grabarkewitz scored, Parker
scored]; Robinson grounded out (shortstop to first); 3 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Dierker struck out; Metzger singled to left; Wynn
tripled to right [Metzger scored]; Cedeno grounded out (third to
first) [Wynn scored]; May homered; Watson walked; MIKKELSEN
REPLACED DOWNING (PITCHING); Rader struck out; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Dodgers 3, Astros 3.

DODGERS 4TH: Crawford singled to right; Valentine singled to
center [Crawford to third]; Russell singled to center [Crawford
scored, Valentine to third]; REUSS REPLACED DIERKER (PITCHING);
Yeager singled to right [Valentine scored, Russell to third];
Mikkelsen struck out; Grabarkewitz doubled to right [Russell
scored, Yeager to third]; Reuss threw a wild pitch [Yeager
scored, Grabarkewitz to third]; Parker struck out; Davis
grounded out (first unassisted); 4 R, 5 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers
7, Astros 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Helms grounded out (pitcher to first); Howard
singled to left; STEWART BATTED FOR REUSS; Stewart singled to
right [Howard to second]; Metzger flied out to center; Wynn
singled to left [Howard scored, Stewart to second]; Cedeno
tripled to right [Stewart scored, Wynn scored]; May struck out;
3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 7, Astros 6.

DODGERS 5TH: GRIFFIN REPLACED STEWART (PITCHING); Robinson
grounded out (third to first); Crawford walked; Valentine
singled to right [Crawford to third]; Russell singled to center
[Crawford scored, Valentine to second]; Yeager singled to center
[Valentine to third, Russell to second]; GARVEY BATTED FOR
MIKKELSEN; RAY REPLACED GRIFFIN (PITCHING); Garvey struck out;
Grabarkewitz struck out; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Dodgers 8,
Astros 6.

ASTROS 5TH: PERRANOSKI REPLACED GARVEY (PITCHING); Watson
grounded out (shortstop to first); Rader flied out to center;
Helms reached on an error by Valentine [Helms to first]; Howard
walked [Helms to second]; ALOU BATTED FOR RAY; Alou singled to
left [Helms scored (unearned), Howard to second]; Metzger
singled to left [Howard scored (unearned), Alou to third];
RICHERT REPLACED PERRANOSKI (PITCHING); Wynn walked [Metzger to
second]; Cedeno lined to center; 2 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 3 LOB. 
Dodgers 8, Astros 8.

DODGERS 6TH: COSGROVE REPLACED ALOU (PITCHING); Parker singled
to center; Davis singled to right [Parker to second]; Robinson
struck out; Crawford forced Davis (third to second) [Parker to
third]; Valentine singled to center [Parker scored, Crawford to
third]; CULVER REPLACED COSGROVE (PITCHING); Howard allowed a
passed ball [Crawford scored (unearned), Valentine to second];
Russell grounded out (third to first); 2 R (1 ER), 3 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Dodgers 10, Astros 8.

ASTROS 6TH: May popped to first in foul territory; Watson flied
out to right; Rader walked; Helms forced Rader (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 10, Astros 8.

DODGERS 7TH: Yeager singled to right; Richert out on a sacrifice
bunt (third to second) [Yeager to second]; Grabarkewitz walked;
Parker grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Grabarkewitz out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Dodgers 10, Astros 8.

ASTROS 7TH: Howard singled to left; SUTHERLAND BATTED FOR
CULVER; Sutherland made an out to shortstop; Metzger walked
[Howard to second]; Wynn singled to left [Howard scored, Metzger
to third]; BREWER REPLACED RICHERT (PITCHING); Cedeno doubled to
left [Metzger scored, Wynn scored]; May singled to right [Cedeno
scored]; Watson walked [May to second]; Rader made an out to
second; Helms reached on an error by Russell [May to third,
Watson to second, Helms to first]; Howard struck out; 4 R, 4 H,
1 E, 3 LOB.  Dodgers 10, Astros 12.

DODGERS 8TH: ROBERTS REPLACED SUTHERLAND (PITCHING); Davis
singled to second; Robinson walked [Davis to second]; Crawford
struck out; Valentine singled to center [Davis scored, Robinson
to second]; GLADDING REPLACED ROBERTS (PITCHING); Russell forced
Valentine (shortstop to second) [Robinson to third]; Yeager
grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Dodgers
11, Astros 12.

ASTROS 8TH: RAU REPLACED BREWER (PITCHING); Gladding struck out;
Metzger reached on an error by Grabarkewitz [Metzger to first];
Wynn doubled to left [Metzger to third]; Cedeno was walked
intentionally; May doubled to left [Metzger scored (unearned),
Wynn scored, Cedeno scored]; Watson flied out to right; Rader
walked; Helms flied out to center; 3 R (2 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. 
Dodgers 11, Astros 15.

DODGERS 9TH: MCDERMOTT BATTED FOR RAU; McDermott flied out to
center; Grabarkewitz struck out; Parker singled to right; Davis
flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 11, Astros 15.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Dodgers         11  17   3   10
 Astros          15  17   0   13


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