Los Angeles Dodgers 8, Houston Astros 4
Regular Season Game 36
Played on Monday, May 13, 1974 (N) at Dodger Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  3  -   4  8  3
LA  N    0  0  0    0  5  1    1  1  x  -   8 12  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gross lf                      4   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Gallagher rf                  4   0   0   0       0   1       6   0
Cedeno cf                     4   1   1   1       0   1       1   0
L. May 1b                     4   0   1   0       0   1      10   0
M. May c                      4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Rader 3b                      4   1   2   1       0   1       0   4
Helms 2b                      4   1   1   0       0   0       1   2
Kelleher ss                   2   0   0   0       1   0       1   4
  Brown ph                    1   1   1   2       0   0       0   0
Roberts p                     2   0   1   0       0   0       0   2
  Nagy p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Easler ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  J. Johnson p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  C. Johnson ph               1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       35   4   8   4       1   6      24  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. J. Johnson-Helms-Kelleher-L. May.
E: Helms (2), Kelleher (2), Roberts (2).
PB: M. May (1).

BATTING - 
HR: Cedeno (6,4th inning off Messersmith 0 on 0 out); Rader (4,9th inning off
Messersmith 0 on 2 out); Brown (3,9th inning off Messersmith 1 on 2 out).
Team LOB: 5.

Los Angeles Dodgers          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lopes 2b                      4   1   2   0       1   0       2   4
Buckner lf                    4   1   1   0       1   0       3   0
Wynn cf                       2   2   1   3       2   0       1   0
Garvey 1b                     5   1   1   1       0   0      11   0
Cey 3b                        4   1   1   1       1   0       0   4
Paciorek rf                   5   0   1   1       0   2       3   0
Yeager c                      5   0   2   1       0   0       6   0
Russell ss                    4   1   2   1       0   0       1   2
Messersmith p                 4   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   8  12   8       5   2      27  10

BATTING - 
2B: Cey (4,off J. Johnson).
SF: Wynn (6,off Nagy).
GDP: Yeager (2,off J. Johnson).
Team LOB: 11.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Roberts L(5-4)                4.2   6   5   2   3   1   0  25
Nagy                          1.1   2   1   1   0   0   0   6
J. Johnson                    2     4   2   1   2   1   0  12
Totals                        8    12   8   4   5   2   0  43


Los Angeles Dodgers          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Messersmith W(4-0)            9     8   4   4   1   6   3  36


Umpires: HP - Harry Wendelstedt, 1B - Nick Colosi, 2B - Art Williams, 3B - Doug Harvey
Time of Game: 2:30   Attendance: 17595


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Los Angeles Dodgers      
1. Gross               lf        Lopes               2b
2. Gallagher           rf        Buckner             lf
3. Cedeno              cf        Wynn                cf
4. L. May              1b        Garvey              1b
5. M. May              c         Cey                 3b
6. Rader               3b        Paciorek            rf
7. Helms               2b        Yeager              c
8. Kelleher            ss        Russell             ss
9. Roberts             p         Messersmith         p

ASTROS 1ST: Gross grounded out (second to first); Gallagher
grounded out (third to first); Cedeno struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 0.

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

ASTROS 2ND: L. May grounded out (third to first); M. May struck
out; Rader singled to center; Helms flied out to right; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 2ND: Cey grounded out (third to first); Paciorek struck
out; Yeager grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Kelleher lined to right; Roberts grounded out
(second to first); Gross singled to right; Gallagher struck out;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 3RD: Russell flied out to right; Messersmith singled to
left; Lopes singled to center [Messersmith to second]; Buckner
flied out to left; Wynn walked [Messersmith to third, Lopes to
second]; Garvey grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E,
3 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Cedeno homered; L. May struck out; M. May flied out
to left; Rader popped to first in foul territory; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 4TH: Cey flied out to left; Paciorek grounded out (third
to first); Yeager grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Helms flied out to left; Kelleher walked; Roberts
singled to shortstop [Kelleher to second]; Gross grounded out
(third to first) [Kelleher to third, Roberts to second];
Gallagher flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1,
Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 5TH: Russell singled to left; Messersmith reached on an
error by Roberts [Russell to third]; Lopes flied out to right
[Messersmith to second]; Buckner walked; Wynn singled to center
[Russell scored, Messersmith scored (unearned), Buckner to
third]; Garvey singled to right [Buckner scored, Wynn to third];
Cey reached on a fielder's choice [Wynn scored (unearned),
Garvey to second (error by Helms; assist by Kelleher)]; Paciorek
flied out to right [Garvey to third]; Yeager singled to center
[Garvey scored (unearned), Cey to third]; NAGY REPLACED ROBERTS
(PITCHING); Russell lined to right; 5 R (2 ER), 4 H, 2 E, 2 LOB.
 Astros 1, Dodgers 5.

ASTROS 6TH: Cedeno flied out to center; L. May singled to
center; M. May forced L. May (second to shortstop); Rader struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 5.

DODGERS 6TH: Messersmith grounded out (second to first); Lopes
singled to shortstop; Buckner singled to right [Lopes to third];
Wynn hit a sacrifice fly to center [Lopes scored]; Garvey
grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1,
Dodgers 6.

ASTROS 7TH: Helms popped to second in foul territory; Kelleher
flied out to right; EASLER BATTED FOR NAGY; Easler lined to
second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 6.

DODGERS 7TH: J. JOHNSON REPLACED EASLER (PITCHING); Cey doubled
to left; Paciorek struck out; Yeager singled to center [Cey to
third]; Russell singled to third [Cey scored, Yeager to second];
Messersmith forced Russell (shortstop to second) [Yeager to
third]; Lopes walked [Messersmith to second]; Buckner lined to
left; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 7.

ASTROS 8TH: Gross grounded out (shortstop to first); Gallagher
grounded out (second to first); Cedeno grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 7.

DODGERS 8TH: Wynn reached on an error by Kelleher; M. May
allowed a passed ball [Wynn to second]; Garvey flied out to
right; Cey walked; Paciorek singled to center [Wynn scored
(unearned), Cey to third]; Yeager grounded into a double play
(pitcher to second to shortstop to first) [Paciorek out at
second]; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 8.

ASTROS 9TH: L. May grounded out (shortstop to first); M. May
grounded out (first unassisted); Rader homered; Helms singled to
right; BROWN BATTED FOR KELLEHER; Brown homered [Helms scored];
C. JOHNSON BATTED FOR J. JOHNSON; C. Johnson struck out; 3 R, 3
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Dodgers 8.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           4   8   3    5
 Dodgers          8  12   0   11


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