Houston Astros 5, Los Angeles Dodgers 3
Regular Season Game 7
Played on Friday, April 12, 1974 (N) at Astrodome

LA  N    0  0  0    0  1  1    0  1  0  -   3  9  1
HOU N    1  0  0    0  0  3    0  1  x  -   5  8  0
Los Angeles Dodgers          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lacy 2b                       4   0   2   1       0   0       2   2
  Buckner ph,lf               1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Paciorek lf                   4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
  Joshua ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Marshall p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Wynn cf                       4   1   0   0       1   0       2   0
Ferguson c                    3   0   0   0       2   0       4   1
Crawford rf                   5   0   0   0       0   2       2   0
Cey 3b                        4   0   2   1       0   0       0   4
Garvey 1b                     4   2   3   0       0   0      12   0
Russell ss                    2   0   0   0       1   0       1   4
  Mota ph                     1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Auerbach pr,ss              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Downing p                     2   0   0   0       1   2       0   1
  Brewer p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McMullen ph                 1   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
  Lopes pr,2b                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   3   9   3       5   5      24  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Downing-Russell-Garvey, Lacy-Garvey.
E: Cey (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Garvey 2 (4,off Osteen 2).
IBB: Russell (3,by Osteen).
Team LOB: 11.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    4   1   1   0       0   0       3   4
Helms 2b                      3   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
  Milbourne pr,2b             1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Cedeno cf                     4   1   1   1       0   0       2   0
Watson lf,1b                  3   2   2   0       1   0       1   1
  Menke 1b                    0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
L. May 1b                     3   1   1   3       0   0       9   0
  Gross lf                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Rader 3b                      2   0   1   1       2   0       1   5
Brown rf                      3   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Gallagher ph,rf             1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
M. May c                      3   0   1   0       0   1       5   0
Osteen p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   5   8   5       3   4      27* 12

* - Files missing details on 1 outs.
BATTING - 
3B: Metzger (1,off Downing); Watson (1,off Marshall).
HR: L. May (1,6th inning off Downing 2 on 2 out).
SH: Osteen (1,off Brewer).
GDP: Brown (1,off Downing); L. May (2,off Downing).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno 2 (3,2nd base off Downing/Ferguson 2); Rader (1,2nd base off Marshall/Ferguson).

PITCHING
Los Angeles Dodgers          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Downing L(0-2)                5.2   5   4   4   3   3   1  24
Brewer                        1.1   1   0   0   0   1   0   5
Marshall                      1     2   1   1   0   0   0   5
Totals                        8     8   5   5   3   4   1  34


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Osteen W(1-1)                 7.1   9   3   3   5   4   0  36
Forsch SV(1)                  1.2   0   0   0   0   1   0   5
Totals                        9     9   3   3   5   5   0  41

IBB: Osteen (1,Russell).

Umpires: HP - Satch Davidson, 1B - Frank Pulli, 2B - Ed Sudol, 3B - Lee Weyer
Time of Game: 2:30   Attendance: 26422


Starting Lineups:

   Los Angeles Dodgers           Houston Astros           
1. Lacy                2b        Metzger             ss
2. Paciorek            lf        Helms               2b
3. Wynn                cf        Cedeno              cf
4. Ferguson            c         Watson              lf
5. Crawford            rf        L. May              1b
6. Cey                 3b        Rader               3b
7. Garvey              1b        Brown               rf
8. Russell             ss        M. May              c
9. Downing             p         Osteen              p

DODGERS 1ST: Lacy flied out to right; Paciorek grounded out
(pitcher to first); Wynn grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger tripled to right; Helms grounded out (third
to first); Cedeno singled to shortstop [Metzger scored]; Cedeno
stole second; Watson made an out to first; L. May popped to
first in foul territory; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 0,
Astros 1.

DODGERS 2ND: Ferguson grounded out (third to first); Crawford
grounded out (shortstop to first); Cey singled to left [Cey out
at second (left to second)]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 0,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Rader walked; Brown grounded into a double play
(pitcher to shortstop to first) [Rader out at second]; M. May
reached on an error by Cey; Osteen struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Dodgers 0, Astros 1.

DODGERS 3RD: Garvey grounded out (shortstop to first); Russell
grounded out (third to first); Downing struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Metzger grounded out (shortstop to first); Helms
struck out; Cedeno grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Astros 1.

DODGERS 4TH: Lacy singled to left; Paciorek flied out to center;
Wynn grounded out (third to first) [Lacy to second]; Ferguson
walked; Crawford forced Ferguson (shortstop unassisted); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Astros 1.

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

DODGERS 5TH: Cey grounded out (third to first); Garvey singled
to left; Russell made an out to second; Downing walked [Garvey
to second]; Lacy singled to right [Garvey scored, Downing to
second]; Paciorek struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Dodgers 1,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Brown grounded out (third to first); M. May struck
out; Osteen flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 1,
Astros 1.

DODGERS 6TH: Wynn walked; Ferguson grounded out (pitcher to
first) [Wynn to second]; Crawford struck out; Cey singled to
center [Wynn scored]; Garvey doubled to left [Cey to third];
Russell was walked intentionally; Downing struck out; 1 R, 2 H,
0 E, 3 LOB.  Dodgers 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Metzger grounded out (second to first); Helms
singled to shortstop; MILBOURNE RAN FOR HELMS; Cedeno forced
Milbourne (shortstop to second); Cedeno stole second; Watson
walked; L. May homered [Cedeno scored, Watson scored]; BREWER
REPLACED DOWNING (PITCHING); Rader walked (walk was charged to
Downing); Brown struck out; 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 2,
Astros 4.

DODGERS 7TH: MILBOURNE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); Lacy made an
out to shortstop; Paciorek singled to left; Wynn flied out to
left; Ferguson walked [Paciorek to second]; Crawford made an out
to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Dodgers 2, Astros 4.

ASTROS 7TH: M. May singled; Osteen out on a sacrifice bunt
(catcher to first) [M. May to second]; Metzger flied out to
center; Milbourne grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 2, Astros 4.

DODGERS 8TH: WATSON CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); GROSS
REPLACED L. MAY (PLAYING LF); Cey out on an unknown play; Garvey
doubled to right; MOTA BATTED FOR RUSSELL; Mota singled to right
[Garvey to third]; AUERBACH RAN FOR MOTA; MCMULLEN BATTED FOR
BREWER; McMullen reached on a fielder's choice [Garvey scored,
Auerbach to second]; LOPES RAN FOR MCMULLEN; FORSCH REPLACED
OSTEEN (PITCHING); BUCKNER BATTED FOR LACY; Buckner popped to
third in foul territory; JOSHUA BATTED FOR PACIOREK; Joshua
flied out to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Dodgers 3, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: BUCKNER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); MARSHALL
REPLACED JOSHUA (PITCHING); AUERBACH STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING
SS); LOPES STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); Cedeno grounded out
(third to first); Watson tripled to right; Gross flied out to
center; Rader singled to center [Watson scored]; GALLAGHER
BATTED FOR BROWN; Rader stole second; Gallagher flied out to
right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 3, Astros 5.

DODGERS 9TH: GALLAGHER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); MENKE
REPLACED WATSON (PLAYING 1B); Wynn grounded out (shortstop to
first); Ferguson grounded out (shortstop to first); Crawford
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 3, Astros 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Dodgers          3   9   1   11
 Astros           5   8   0    5


Data courtesy of Retrosheet