Houston Astros 4, Los Angeles Dodgers 1
Regular Season Game 4
Played on Monday, April 9, 1973 (N) at Astrodome

LA  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    1  0  0  -   1  5  1
HOU N    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  3  x  -   4  6  1
Los Angeles Dodgers          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lacy 2b                       3   0   0   0       1   1       3   2
Mota lf                       4   0   2   0       0   0       0   0
Davis cf                      4   0   1   0       0   0       6   0
Ferguson c                    3   0   0   0       1   1       0   1
Buckner 1b                    3   0   0   0       0   1      12   1
  Cey ph                      1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Crawford rf                   2   0   0   0       1   2       2   0
  Paciorek ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
McMullen 3b                   3   0   1   0       0   0       0   2
  Lopes pr,3b                 1   1   0   0       0   0       0   1
Russell ss                    3   0   0   0       0   0       1   8
Osteen p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Garvey ph                   1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Hough p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       31   1   5   1       3   8      24  17

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Russell-Lacy-Buckner, Lacy-Russell-Buckner.
E: Osteen (1).

BATTING - 
GDP: Davis (1,off Reuss).
Team LOB: 6.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Wynn rf                       4   2   2   2       0   0       1   0
Helms 2b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       0   6
Cedeno cf                     3   0   1   0       0   0       4   0
Watson lf                     3   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Agee lf                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
May 1b                        3   0   0   0       0   0      10   1
Rader 3b                      2   1   0   0       1   0       0   3
Howard c                      2   0   0   0       0   0       8   0
Metzger ss                    3   0   0   0       0   0       4   1
Reuss p                       3   1   1   1       0   0       0   3
Totals                       27   4   6   3       1   0      27  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Helms-May-Metzger-May.
E: Cedeno (1).

BATTING - 
HR: Wynn (2,8th inning off Hough 1 on 2 out).
SH: Howard (1,off Hough).
GDP: Cedeno (1,off Osteen); Watson (1,off Osteen).
Team LOB: 1.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Wynn (2,2nd base off Osteen/Ferguson).
CS: Watson (1,2nd base by Hough/Ferguson).

PITCHING
Los Angeles Dodgers          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Osteen                        6     3   1   1   0   0   0  20
Hough L(0-1)                  2     3   3   3   1   0   1   9
Totals                        8     6   4   4   1   0   1  29


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reuss W(1-0)                  9     5   1   0   3   8   0  34


Umpires: HP - Jerry Dale, 1B - Tom Gorman, 2B - Bill Williams, 3B - Dick Stello
Time of Game: 1:50   Attendance: 28399


Starting Lineups:

   Los Angeles Dodgers           Houston Astros           
1. Lacy                2b        Wynn                rf
2. Mota                lf        Helms               2b
3. Davis               cf        Cedeno              cf
4. Ferguson            c         Watson              lf
5. Buckner             1b        May                 1b
6. Crawford            rf        Rader               3b
7. McMullen            3b        Howard              c
8. Russell             ss        Metzger             ss
9. Osteen              p         Reuss               p

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

ASTROS 1ST: Wynn singled to left; Wynn stole second; Helms
reached on an error by Osteen (assist by Buckner) [Wynn to
third, Helms to first]; Cedeno grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Wynn scored (no RBI), Helms out
at second]; Watson grounded out (pitcher to first); 1 R, 1 H, 1
E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Astros 1.

DODGERS 2ND: Ferguson flied out to center; Buckner struck out;
Crawford struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Astros 1.

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

DODGERS 3RD: McMullen flied out to center; Russell made an out
to shortstop; Osteen made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Dodgers 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Metzger grounded out (shortstop to first); Reuss
flied out to center; Wynn flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Dodgers 0, Astros 1.

DODGERS 4TH: Lacy grounded out (third to first); Mota singled to
right; Davis singled to left [Mota to second]; Ferguson struck
out; Buckner grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Dodgers 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Helms singled to right; Cedeno singled to center
[Helms to second]; Watson grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [Helms to third, Cedeno out at second]; May
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Dodgers 0, Astros 1.

DODGERS 5TH: Crawford walked; McMullen forced Crawford (second
to shortstop); Russell forced McMullen (pitcher to shortstop);
Osteen struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Rader flied out to right; Howard grounded out
(shortstop to first); Metzger grounded out (shortstop to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Astros 1.

DODGERS 6TH: Lacy walked; Mota grounded out (third to second to
first) [Lacy to second]; Davis grounded out (second to first)
[Lacy to third]; Ferguson walked; Buckner grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Reuss lined to center; Wynn grounded out (third to
first); Helms grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Astros 1.

DODGERS 7TH: Crawford struck out; McMullen singled to center
[McMullen to third (error by Cedeno)]; LOPES RAN FOR MCMULLEN;
Russell flied out to center; GARVEY BATTED FOR OSTEEN; Garvey
singled to center [Lopes scored (unearned)]; Lacy grounded out
(second to first); 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 1,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: LOPES STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); HOUGH REPLACED
GARVEY (PITCHING); Cedeno grounded out (third to first); Watson
singled to third; Watson was caught stealing second (catcher to
second); May flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers
1, Astros 1.

DODGERS 8TH: AGEE REPLACED WATSON (PLAYING LF); Mota grounded
out (third to first); Davis flied out to center; Ferguson flied
out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Rader walked; Howard out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [Rader to second]; Metzger flied out to
center [Rader to third]; Reuss singled to shortstop [Rader
scored]; Wynn homered [Reuss scored]; Helms flied out to right;
3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Astros 4.

DODGERS 9TH: CEY BATTED FOR BUCKNER; Cey struck out; PACIOREK
BATTED FOR CRAWFORD; Paciorek struck out; Lopes grounded out
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Astros 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Dodgers          1   5   1    6
 Astros           4   6   1    1


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