Houston Astros 5, Los Angeles Dodgers 2
Regular Season Game 104
Played on Friday, July 27, 1973 (D) at Dodger Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  3  0    1  1  0  -   5  9  0
LA  N    0  0  0    2  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  7  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Agee rf                       3   1   1   1       2   2       0   0
Metzger ss                    5   0   4   1       0   0       1   2
Cedeno cf                     5   0   0   0       0   2       3   0
Watson lf                     3   1   1   0       2   0       0   0
Rader 3b                      5   0   1   0       0   2       1   1
May 1b                        3   0   0   1       0   0       9   2
Helms 2b                      3   2   1   0       0   0       2   3
  Torres ph,2b                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Edwards c                     3   1   1   0       1   1      10   0
Richard p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Alou ph                     1   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
  Pizarro p                   1   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Totals                       34   5   9   4       5   9      27  10

BATTING - 
2B: Edwards (9,off Downing).
3B: Metzger (13,off Downing).
SH: Pizarro (1,off Downing).
SF: May (7,off Culver).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Watson (4,2nd base by Downing/Ferguson).

Los Angeles Dodgers          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lopes 2b                      3   0   0   0       1   1       0   1
Buckner 1b,lf                 4   1   1   0       0   0       7   0
Davis cf                      4   1   2   0       0   1       1   0
Ferguson c                    4   0   2   2       0   1       9   0
Crawford rf                   4   0   1   0       0   2       3   0
Cey 3b                        4   0   0   0       0   1       0   5
Joshua lf                     1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Garvey ph,1b                3   0   1   0       0   1       2   1
Russell ss                    4   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
Downing p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       2   2
  Rau p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Paciorek ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Culver p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       33   2   7   2       1  10      27  11

FIELDING - 
E: Cey (13).

BATTING - 
2B: Ferguson (15,off Richard); Crawford (19,off Pizarro).
SH: Downing (6,off Pizarro).
Team LOB: 6.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Richard                       4     3   2   2   0   8   0  15
Pizarro W(2-1)                5     4   0   0   1   2   0  20
Totals                        9     7   2   2   1  10   0  35


Los Angeles Dodgers          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Downing L(8-5)                6.2   6   4   3   3   7   0  29
Rau                           0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Culver                        2     3   1   1   2   1   0  11
Totals                        9     9   5   4   5   9   0  41

WP: Downing (6).

Umpires: HP - Harry Wendelstedt, 1B - Satch Davidson, 2B - Augie Donatelli, 3B - Bob Engel
Time of Game: 2:35   Attendance: 19818


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Los Angeles Dodgers      
1. Agee                rf        Lopes               2b
2. Metzger             ss        Buckner             1b
3. Cedeno              cf        Davis               cf
4. Watson              lf        Ferguson            c
5. Rader               3b        Crawford            rf
6. May                 1b        Cey                 3b
7. Helms               2b        Joshua              lf
8. Edwards             c         Russell             ss
9. Richard             p         Downing             p

ASTROS 1ST: Agee struck out; Metzger singled to shortstop;
Cedeno flied out to left; Watson grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 1ST: Lopes struck out; Buckner grounded out (second to
first); Davis struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Rader grounded out (third to first); May grounded
out (pitcher to first); Helms flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 2ND: Ferguson grounded out (second to first); Crawford
struck out; Cey popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Edwards walked; Richard struck out; Agee struck out;
Metzger flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 3RD: Joshua struck out; Russell struck out; Downing
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Cedeno struck out; Watson grounded out (third to
first); Rader struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 4TH: Lopes grounded out (shortstop to first); Buckner
singled to left; Davis singled to right [Buckner to third];
Ferguson doubled to left [Buckner scored, Davis scored];
Crawford struck out; Cey struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Dodgers 2.

ASTROS 5TH: May grounded out (shortstop to first); Helms singled
to center; Edwards doubled to right [Helms to third]; ALOU
BATTED FOR RICHARD; Alou grounded out (second to pitcher) [Helms
scored, Edwards to third]; Downing threw a wild pitch [Edwards
scored]; Agee walked; Metzger tripled to right [Agee scored];
Cedeno grounded out (third to first); 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 3, Dodgers 2.

DODGERS 5TH: PIZARRO REPLACED ALOU (PITCHING); GARVEY BATTED FOR
JOSHUA; Garvey singled to center; Russell forced Garvey
(shortstop to second); Downing out on a sacrifice bunt (first to
second) [Russell to second]; Lopes walked; Buckner popped to
shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Dodgers 2.

ASTROS 6TH: GARVEY STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); BUCKNER CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); Watson walked; Watson was picked off and
caught stealing second (pitcher to first to shortstop); Rader
struck out; May grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 3, Dodgers 2.

DODGERS 6TH: Davis grounded out (second to first); Ferguson
struck out; Crawford doubled to left; Cey reached on a fielder's
choice [Crawford out at third (third unassisted)]; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Dodgers 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Helms reached on an error by Cey [Helms to first];
Edwards struck out; Pizarro out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher
unassisted) [Helms to second]; Agee singled to center [Helms
scored (unearned)]; Metzger singled to center [Agee to third];
RAU REPLACED DOWNING (PITCHING); Cedeno struck out; 1 R (0 ER),
2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Dodgers 2.

DODGERS 7TH: Garvey flied out to center; Russell grounded out
(third to first); PACIOREK BATTED FOR RAU; Paciorek flied out to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Dodgers 2.

ASTROS 8TH: CULVER REPLACED PACIOREK (PITCHING); Watson singled
to right; Rader singled to center [Watson to third]; May hit a
sacrifice fly to left [Watson scored]; TORRES BATTED FOR HELMS;
Torres struck out; Edwards flied out to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 5, Dodgers 2.

DODGERS 8TH: TORRES STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); Lopes grounded
out (first to pitcher); Buckner grounded out (second to first);
Davis singled to right; Ferguson singled to left [Davis to
second]; Crawford grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Dodgers 2.

ASTROS 9TH: Pizarro popped to pitcher; Agee walked; Metzger
singled to right [Agee to third]; Cedeno grounded out (third to
first) [Metzger to second]; Watson walked; Rader flied out to
center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 5, Dodgers 2.

DODGERS 9TH: Cey flied out to center; Garvey struck out; Russell
popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
5, Dodgers 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5   9   0    9
 Dodgers          2   7   1    6


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