Houston Astros 2, Los Angeles Dodgers 0
Regular Season Game 138
Played on Saturday, September 1, 1973 (N) at Dodger Stadium

HOU N    0  1  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   2 10  1
LA  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  6  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gallagher rf,cf               5   0   1   0       0   1       9   0
Metzger ss                    5   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
Cedeno cf                     4   0   2   0       0   0       3   0
  Wynn ph,rf                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Watson lf                     2   0   1   0       3   0       1   0
Rader 3b                      5   1   1   0       0   1       0   3
May 1b                        2   1   1   1       1   0       8   0
Edwards c                     4   0   1   0       0   0       4   0
Helms 2b                      4   0   2   1       0   0       2   1
Reuss p                       3   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
Totals                       35   2  10   2       4   6      27   6

FIELDING - 
E: Rader (22).

BATTING - 
HR: May (23,4th inning off Messersmith 0 on 0 out).
SH: Reuss (8,off Messersmith).
HBP: May (2,by Messersmith).
Team LOB: 12.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno (45,2nd base off Messersmith/Yeager).

Los Angeles Dodgers          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lacy 2b                       5   0   0   0       0   0       5   4
Mota lf                       3   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Paciorek cf                   4   0   1   0       0   1       3   0
Ferguson rf                   3   0   2   0       1   0       0   0
Garvey 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   1       9   0
Cey 3b                        3   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Hough p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Alvarez ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Richert p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Russell ss                    4   0   1   0       0   0       1   1
Yeager c                      4   0   2   0       0   0       6   1
Messersmith p                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
  McMullen 3b                 1   0   0   0       1   1       1   1
  Royster pr                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   0   6   0       3   4      27  10

FIELDING - 
PB: Yeager (3).

BATTING - 
SH: Messersmith (5,off Reuss).
Team LOB: 10.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reuss W(15-10)                9     6   0   0   3   4   0  37


Los Angeles Dodgers          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Messersmith L(11-10)          6     8   2   2   1   3   1  27
Hough                         2     0   0   0   2   1   0   8
Richert                       1     2   0   0   1   2   0   6
Totals                        9    10   2   2   4   6   1  41

HBP: Messersmith (5,May).

Umpires: HP - Jerry Dale, 1B - Tom Gorman, 3B - Dick Stello
Time of Game: 2:17   Attendance: 32178


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Los Angeles Dodgers      
1. Gallagher           rf        Lacy                2b
2. Metzger             ss        Mota                lf
3. Cedeno              cf        Paciorek            cf
4. Watson              lf        Ferguson            rf
5. Rader               3b        Garvey              1b
6. May                 1b        Cey                 3b
7. Edwards             c         Russell             ss
8. Helms               2b        Yeager              c
9. Reuss               p         Messersmith         p

ASTROS 1ST: Gallagher flied out to center; Metzger grounded out
(pitcher to first); Cedeno popped to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 1ST: Lacy flied out to right; Mota flied out to center;
Paciorek flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson grounded out (catcher to first); Rader
singled to left; May popped to third in foul territory; Edwards
singled to center [Rader to second]; Helms singled to right
[Rader scored, Edwards to third]; Reuss struck out; 1 R, 3 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 2ND: Ferguson singled to center; Garvey popped to first
in foul territory; Cey flied out to center; Russell flied out to
center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Gallagher popped to shortstop; Metzger grounded out
(second to first); Cedeno singled to left; Cedeno stole second;
Watson walked; Rader popped to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 1, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 3RD: Yeager popped to first in foul territory;
Messersmith flied out to right; Lacy flied out to right; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 4TH: May homered; Edwards grounded out (second to first);
Helms singled to center; Reuss out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher
to second) [Helms to second]; Gallagher struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 4TH: Mota grounded out (first unassisted); Paciorek
grounded out (first unassisted); Ferguson walked; Garvey reached
on an error by Rader [Ferguson to second, Garvey to first]; Cey
forced Garvey (third to second); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
2, Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Metzger struck out; Cedeno singled; Cedeno was
picked off first (pitcher to first); Watson singled; Rader
forced Watson (shortstop to second); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 2, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 5TH: Russell singled to left; Yeager singled to center
[Russell to second]; Messersmith out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [Russell to third, Yeager to second]; Lacy
flied out to right; Mota walked; Paciorek struck out; 0 R, 2 H,
0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 2, Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 6TH: May was hit by a pitch; Edwards grounded out (first
unassisted) [May to second]; Helms flied out to center; Reuss
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2,
Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 6TH: Ferguson grounded out (shortstop to first); Garvey
struck out; Cey flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
2, Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 7TH: HOUGH REPLACED CEY (PITCHING); MCMULLEN REPLACED
MESSERSMITH (PLAYING 3B); Gallagher lined to pitcher; Metzger
flied out to center; Cedeno grounded out (second to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 7TH: Russell grounded out (third to first); Yeager
singled to third; McMullen struck out; Lacy flied out to right;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 8TH: Watson walked; Yeager allowed a passed ball [Watson
to second]; Rader struck out; May walked; Edwards popped to
second; Helms forced Watson (third unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 2, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 8TH: Mota flied out to right; Paciorek singled to left;
Ferguson singled to right [Paciorek to second]; Garvey flied out
to right [Paciorek to third]; ALVAREZ BATTED FOR HOUGH; Alvarez
struck out; Debut game for Orlando Alvarez; 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 9TH: RICHERT REPLACED ALVAREZ (PITCHING); Reuss struck
out; Gallagher singled to first; Metzger struck out; WYNN BATTED
FOR CEDENO; Wynn singled to center [Gallagher to second]; Watson
walked [Gallagher to third, Wynn to second]; Rader forced Watson
(third to second); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 2, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 9TH: WYNN STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); GALLAGHER CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); Russell flied out to center; Yeager
grounded out (third to first); McMullen walked; ROYSTER RAN FOR
MCMULLEN; Lacy grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 2, Dodgers 0.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2  10   1   12
 Dodgers          0   6   0   10


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