Los Angeles Dodgers 13, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 149
Played on Friday, September 14, 1973 (N) at Astrodome

LA  N    4  0  0    0  0  3    3  1  2  -  13 17  0
HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  4  1
Los Angeles Dodgers          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lopes 2b                      5   2   2   1       0   1       2   1
Mota lf                       4   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Crawford ph,rf              1   1   0   0       1   0       2   0
Davis cf                      5   1   4   0       0   0       4   0
  Joshua pr,lf                1   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Ferguson c                    3   2   1   2       2   0       5   0
  Cannizzaro c                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Paciorek rf,lf,cf             6   2   2   1       0   1       2   0
Cey 3b                        5   2   2   2       1   2       3   1
Garvey 1b                     3   1   2   3       1   0       6   0
Russell ss                    4   1   2   1       1   0       1   4
Messersmith p                 4   0   1   2       1   1       0   0
Totals                       41  13  17  12       7   6      27   6

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Russell-Lopes-Garvey.

BATTING - 
2B: Garvey (17,off Reuss); Cey (18,off Reuss); Russell (25,off Reuss); Messersmith
(3,off Upshaw).
SF: Ferguson (9,off Reuss); Lopes (6,off Dierker); Garvey (3,off Cosgrove).
GDP: Mota (11,off Reuss); Paciorek (4,off Reuss).
IBB: Russell (18,by Reuss); Cey (7,by Cosgrove).
Team LOB: 11.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gross lf                      4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Sutherland 2b                 4   1   1   0       0   0       3   5
Cedeno cf                     4   0   1   0       0   1       6   0
May 1b                        4   0   1   1       0   0       7   0
Rader 3b                      3   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
Gallagher rf                  3   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Jutze c                       3   0   1   0       0   0       5   0
Torres ss                     2   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
  Stewart ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Busse ss                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Reuss p                       1   0   0   0       1   1       0   1
  Upshaw p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Dierker p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cosgrove p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Easler ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Crawford p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   1   4   1       1   5      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Torres-Sutherland-May, Torres-Sutherland-May.
E: May (8).

BATTING - 
2B: Sutherland (3,off Messersmith).
GDP: Torres (4,off Messersmith).
Team LOB: 3.

PITCHING
Los Angeles Dodgers          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Messersmith W(13-10)          9     4   1   1   1   5   0  31


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reuss L(15-11)                5    10   7   7   2   2   0  26
Upshaw                        1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Dierker                       1     4   4   4   3   1   0  10
Cosgrove                      1     0   0   0   1   0   0   4
Crawford                      1     2   2   2   1   2   0   7
Totals                        9    17  13  13   7   6   0  51

Reuss faced 3 batters in the 6th inning
Dierker faced 2 batters in the 8th inning
WP: Dierker (2), Cosgrove (1), Crawford (7).
IBB: Reuss (6,Russell); Cosgrove (2,Cey).

Umpires: HP - Bruce Froemming, 1B - Terry Tata, 2B - Ed Vargo, 3B - Paul Pryor
Time of Game: 2:22   Attendance: 8458


Starting Lineups:

   Los Angeles Dodgers           Houston Astros           
1. Lopes               2b        Gross               lf
2. Mota                lf        Sutherland          2b
3. Davis               cf        Cedeno              cf
4. Ferguson            c         May                 1b
5. Paciorek            rf        Rader               3b
6. Cey                 3b        Gallagher           rf
7. Garvey              1b        Jutze               c
8. Russell             ss        Torres              ss
9. Messersmith         p         Reuss               p

DODGERS 1ST: Lopes singled to left; Mota singled to second
[Lopes to second]; Davis singled to left [Lopes to third, Mota
to second]; Ferguson hit a sacrifice fly to right [Lopes scored,
Mota to third]; Paciorek singled to center [Mota scored, Davis
to second]; Cey struck out; Garvey doubled to right [Davis
scored, Paciorek scored]; Russell was walked intentionally;
Messersmith flied out to center; 4 R, 5 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Dodgers
4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Gross popped to third in foul territory; Sutherland
popped to first; Cedeno was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 4, Astros 0.

DODGERS 2ND: Lopes grounded out (shortstop to first); Mota
reached on an error by May [Mota to first]; Davis singled to
center [Mota to second]; Ferguson popped to third; Paciorek
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Dodgers
4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: May grounded out (shortstop to first); Rader
grounded out (third to first); Gallagher flied out to center; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 4, Astros 0.

DODGERS 3RD: Cey was called out on strikes; Garvey grounded out
(third to first); Russell flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Dodgers 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Jutze singled to shortstop; Torres grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Jutze out at
second]; Reuss walked; Gross flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Dodgers 4, Astros 0.

DODGERS 4TH: Messersmith walked; Lopes lined to second; Mota
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Messersmith out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 4,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Sutherland doubled to center; Cedeno grounded out
(shortstop to first); May singled to right [Sutherland scored];
Rader popped to second; Gallagher popped to third in foul
territory; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 4, Astros 1.

DODGERS 5TH: Davis singled to center; Ferguson flied out to
center; Paciorek grounded into a double play (shortstop to
second to first) [Davis out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Dodgers 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Jutze flied out to right; Torres flied out to right;
Reuss struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 4, Astros 1.

DODGERS 6TH: Cey doubled to left; Garvey singled to third [Cey
to third]; Russell doubled to left [Cey scored, Garvey to
third]; UPSHAW REPLACED REUSS (PITCHING); Messersmith doubled to
left [Garvey scored, Russell scored]; Lopes struck out; Mota
flied out to right; Davis grounded out (second to first); 3 R, 4
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 7, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Gross struck out; Sutherland flied out to center;
Cedeno grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Dodgers 7, Astros 1.

DODGERS 7TH: DIERKER REPLACED UPSHAW (PITCHING); Ferguson
walked; Paciorek singled to right [Ferguson to second]; Dierker
threw a wild pitch [Ferguson to third, Paciorek to second]; Cey
singled to left [Ferguson scored, Paciorek scored, Cey to second
(on throw)]; Garvey walked; Russell singled to second [Cey to
third, Garvey to second]; Messersmith was called out on strikes;
Lopes hit a sacrifice fly to center [Cey scored, Garvey to
third, Russell to second]; CRAWFORD BATTED FOR MOTA; Crawford
flied out to center; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Dodgers 10, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: PACIOREK CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); CRAWFORD
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); May flied out to center; Rader
popped to shortstop; Gallagher lined to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Dodgers 10, Astros 1.

DODGERS 8TH: Davis singled to center; JOSHUA RAN FOR DAVIS;
Ferguson walked [Joshua to second]; COSGROVE REPLACED DIERKER
(PITCHING); Paciorek forced Joshua (third unassisted) [Ferguson
to second]; Cosgrove threw a wild pitch [Ferguson to third,
Paciorek to second]; Cey was walked intentionally; Garvey hit a
sacrifice fly to right [Ferguson scored, Paciorek to third];
Russell flied out to center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Dodgers 11,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: JOSHUA STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); PACIOREK CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); Jutze flied out to right; STEWART BATTED
FOR TORRES; Stewart was called out on strikes; EASLER BATTED FOR
COSGROVE; Easler struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 11,
Astros 1.

DODGERS 9TH: BUSSE REPLACED STEWART (PLAYING SS); CRAWFORD
REPLACED EASLER (PITCHING); Messersmith grounded out (second to
first); Lopes singled to left; Crawford walked [Lopes to
second]; Joshua struck out; Ferguson singled to right [Lopes
scored, Crawford to third]; Paciorek struck out but Crawford
advanced to home and Ferguson advanced to second and Paciorek
advanced to first on a wild pitch; Cey forced Paciorek (second
to shortstop); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Dodgers 13, Astros 1.

ASTROS 9TH: CANNIZZARO REPLACED FERGUSON (PLAYING C ); Gross
flied out to left; Sutherland lined to left; Cedeno singled to
left; May lined to third; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 13,
Astros 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Dodgers         13  17   0   11
 Astros           1   4   1    3


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