Los Angeles Dodgers 11, Houston Astros 7
Regular Season Game 38
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Wednesday, May 15, 1974 (N) at Dodger Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  6  1    0  0  0  -   7 12  3
LA  N    0  0  0    3  7  0    0  1  x  -  11 12  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Kelleher ss                   5   1   3   0       0   0       2   5
Helms 2b                      5   1   2   2       0   0       5   1
Cedeno cf                     5   1   2   3       0   0       5   0
Watson lf                     4   0   1   0       1   0       3   0
L. May 1b                     3   0   0   0       0   0       5   2
Rader 3b                      4   0   1   0       0   3       0   0
Brown rf                      2   1   0   0       1   1       2   0
  J. Johnson p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Easler ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Scherman p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
M. May c                      4   1   1   0       0   0       2   1
Griffin p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  C. Johnson ph               1   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Nagy p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gallagher rf                2   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   7  12   6       2   5      24  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Helms-Kelleher-L. May.
E: Kelleher 2 (4), Cedeno (2).
PB: M. May (2).

BATTING - 
HR: Cedeno (7,5th inning off Hough 2 on 0 out).
HBP: L. May (2,by Hough).
GDP: Watson (3,off Marshall).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno 2 (20,2nd base off John/Yeager,3rd base off John/Yeager).

Los Angeles Dodgers          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lopes 2b                      2   0   0   0       1   0       5   0
  Mota ph                     1   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Marshall p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Buckner lf                    5   1   3   2       0   0       2   0
Wynn cf                       3   1   1   1       2   0       3   0
Garvey 1b                     5   2   1   0       0   0       7   0
Crawford rf                   3   3   2   2       2   0       1   0
Cey 3b                        5   1   1   2       0   1       0   1
Yeager c                      4   0   2   0       1   0       7   0
Russell ss                    5   1   2   2       0   0       1   6
John p                        2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hough p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Joshua ph                   0   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Lacy 2b                     0   0   0   0       1   0       1   2
Totals                       35  11  12   9       8   1      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Russell-Lacy-Garvey.
E: Lopes (5), Buckner (2).
PB: Yeager 2 (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Buckner (8,off Griffin); Garvey (12,off Griffin); Cey (5,off Griffin).
HR: Crawford (2,8th inning off Scherman 0 on 1 out).
SH: Marshall (1,off Scherman).
GDP: Buckner (5,off Griffin).
IBB: Joshua (1,by Forsch).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Yeager (1,2nd base by J. Johnson/M. May).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Griffin                       4     3   3   2   4   0   0  19
Nagy L(1-1)                   0     2   4   3   1   0   0   4
Forsch                        0.2   2   3   3   2   1   0   6
J. Johnson                    1.1   2   0   0   0   0   0   5
Scherman                      2     3   1   1   1   0   1  10
Totals                        8    12  11   6*  8   1   1  44

* - Team earned runs does not equal the composite totals for all pitchers due to instances in which provisions of Section 10.18 (i) of the Scoring rules were applied.
Nagy faced 4 batters in the 5th inning
IBB: Forsch (3,Joshua).

Los Angeles Dodgers          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
John                          4     7   5   5   2   2   0  20
Hough W(3-1)                  1     1   1   1   0   2   1   5
Marshall SV(3)                4     4   1   0   0   1   0  15
Totals                        9    12   7   6   2   5   1  40

John faced 5 batters in the 5th inning
HBP: Hough (2,L. May).

Umpires: HP - Art Williams, 1B - Doug Harvey, 2B - Harry Wendelstedt, 3B - Nick Colosi
Time of Game: 2:45   


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Los Angeles Dodgers      
1. Kelleher            ss        Lopes               2b
2. Helms               2b        Buckner             lf
3. Cedeno              cf        Wynn                cf
4. Watson              lf        Garvey              1b
5. L. May              1b        Crawford            rf
6. Rader               3b        Cey                 3b
7. Brown               rf        Yeager              c
8. M. May              c         Russell             ss
9. Griffin             p         John                p

ASTROS 1ST: Kelleher singled to shortstop; Helms was credited
with a single when a runner was hit by the batted ball to second
[Kelleher out at second (second unassisted)]; Cedeno forced
Helms (third to second); Cedeno stole second; Cedeno stole
third; Watson walked; L. May forced Watson (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 1ST: Lopes grounded out (shortstop to first); Buckner
doubled to center; Wynn walked; Garvey forced Wynn (shortstop to
second) [Buckner to third]; Crawford walked [Garvey to second];
Cey made an out to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 0,
Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Rader singled to shortstop; Brown flied out to left;
M. May forced Rader (shortstop to second); Griffin struck out; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 2ND: Yeager flied out to left; Russell flied out to
center; John flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Kelleher lined to shortstop; Helms flied out to
center; Cedeno flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 3RD: Lopes walked; Buckner grounded into a double play
(second to shortstop to first) [Lopes out at second]; Wynn flied
out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); L. May
flied out to center; Rader struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 4TH: Garvey doubled to left; Crawford walked; Cey
doubled to left [Garvey scored, Crawford scored]; Yeager flied
out to right; Russell reached on an error by Kelleher [Cey
scored (unearned) (no RBI)]; John flied out to center; Lopes
grounded out (shortstop to first); 3 R (2 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Dodgers 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Brown walked; M. May singled to center [Brown to
third]; C. JOHNSON BATTED FOR GRIFFIN; C. Johnson singled to
center [Brown scored, M. May to second]; On a bunt Kelleher
singled to pitcher [M. May to third, C. Johnson to second];
Steve Yeager interfered with Tommy John's chance to throw;
Helms singled to second [M. May scored, C. Johnson scored (error
by Lopes), Kelleher to third, Helms to second]; HOUGH REPLACED
JOHN (PITCHING); Cedeno homered [Kelleher scored, Helms scored];
Watson popped to second; L. May was hit by a pitch; Yeager
allowed a passed ball [L. May to second]; Yeager allowed a
passed ball [L. May to third]; Rader struck out; Brown struck
out; 6 R, 5 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Dodgers 3.

DODGERS 5TH: NAGY REPLACED C. JOHNSON (PITCHING); Buckner
singled to left; Wynn walked [Buckner to second]; Garvey reached
on an error by Kelleher [Buckner scored (no RBI), Wynn to
third]; Crawford singled to center [Wynn scored, Garvey to
second]; FORSCH REPLACED NAGY (PITCHING); M. May allowed a
passed ball [Garvey to third, Crawford to second]; Cey struck
out; Yeager walked; Russell singled to center [Garvey scored
(unearned), Crawford scored, Yeager to third, Russell to second
(error by Cedeno)]; JOSHUA BATTED FOR HOUGH; Joshua was walked
intentionally; MOTA BATTED FOR LOPES; Mota forced Yeager (first
to catcher) [Russell to third, Joshua to second]; Buckner
singled to right [Russell scored (unearned, but earned for the
pitcher), Joshua scored (unearned, but earned for the pitcher),
Mota to third]; J. JOHNSON REPLACED BROWN (PITCHING); GALLAGHER
REPLACED FORSCH (PLAYING RF); Wynn singled to center [Mota
scored (unearned, but earned for the pitcher), Buckner to
second]; Garvey forced Wynn (shortstop to second); 7 R (6 ER), 5
H, 2 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 6, Dodgers 10.

ASTROS 6TH: MARSHALL REPLACED MOTA (PITCHING); LACY REPLACED
JOSHUA (PLAYING 2B); M. May flied out to right; Gallagher
singled to center; Kelleher singled to left [Gallagher to third
(error by Buckner), Kelleher to second]; Helms grounded out
(second to first) [Gallagher scored (unearned), Kelleher to
third]; Cedeno grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R (0 ER), 2
H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 7, Dodgers 10.

DODGERS 6TH: Crawford flied out to center; Cey flied out to
center; Yeager singled to left; Yeager was caught stealing
second (catcher to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 7,
Dodgers 10.

ASTROS 7TH: Watson singled to center; L. May flied out to left;
Rader struck out; EASLER BATTED FOR J. JOHNSON; Easler popped to
catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 7,
Dodgers 10.

DODGERS 7TH: SCHERMAN REPLACED EASLER (PITCHING); Russell
singled to left; Lacy walked [Russell to second]; Marshall out
on a sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Russell to third, Lacy to
second]; Buckner popped to second; Wynn flied out to left; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 7, Dodgers 10.

ASTROS 8TH: M. May grounded out (first unassisted); Gallagher
grounded out (shortstop to first); Kelleher lined to first; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 7, Dodgers 10.

DODGERS 8TH: Garvey grounded out (pitcher to first); Crawford
homered; Cey flied out to center; Yeager singled to left;
Russell grounded out (first unassisted); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 7, Dodgers 11.

ASTROS 9TH: Helms popped to catcher in foul territory; Cedeno
singled to pitcher; Watson grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Cedeno out at second]; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 7, Dodgers 11.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           7  12   3    6
 Dodgers         11  12   2    9


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