Los Angeles Dodgers 11, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 98
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Thursday, July 25, 1974 (D) at Astrodome

LA  N    4  0  0    0  6  1    0  0  0  -  11 15  0
HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  0    1  1  0  -   3 11  0
Los Angeles Dodgers          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lopes 2b                      5   2   2   0       0   0       4   5
Russell ss                    5   1   1   1       0   1       2   5
Wynn cf                       4   3   4   2       0   0       2   0
  Buckner lf                  1   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Garvey 1b                     5   2   2   2       0   0       9   0
Cey 3b                        4   1   1   1       1   0       2   1
Ferguson rf                   5   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Paciorek lf,cf                4   1   2   3       0   1       1   0
Yeager c                      4   0   1   1       0   1       5   0
Sutton p                      2   1   0   0       1   1       0   0
  Lacy ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Marshall p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       40  11  15  10       2   6      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Russell-Garvey, Russell-Lopes-Garvey.

BATTING - 
2B: Lopes (12,off Osteen).
3B: Paciorek (6,off York).
HR: Wynn (22,6th inning off Scherman 0 on 2 out).
GDP: Ferguson (9,off Richard).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Wynn (13,2nd base off Richard/M. May).
CS: Wynn (12,3rd base by Richard/M. May).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gross rf                      5   0   0   0       0   2       3   0
Metzger ss                    4   0   1   0       0   0       1   3
Cedeno cf                     4   0   2   0       0   1       2   0
Watson lf                     4   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
L. May 1b                     4   0   2   0       0   1       8   0
M. May c                      4   0   1   1       0   0       7   1
Rader 3b                      4   1   1   1       0   0       4   4
Helms 2b                      3   0   2   0       0   0       1   3
  Milbourne pr,2b             1   1   0   0       0   0       1   0
Osteen p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Richard p                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  York p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Howard ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Scherman p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Edwards ph                  1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Cosgrove p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gallagher ph                0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Totals                       36   3  11   3       1   5      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Metzger-Helms-L. May.

BATTING - 
2B: Helms 2 (14,off Sutton 2).
HR: Rader (12,4th inning off Sutton 0 on 2 out).
GDP: Gross 2 (10,off Sutton,off Marshall).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
Los Angeles Dodgers          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Sutton W(7-8)                 7     8   2   2   0   5   1  28
Marshall                      2     3   1   1   1   0   0   9
Totals                        9    11   3   3   1   5   1  37


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Osteen L(9-8)                 0     5   4   4   0   0   0   5
Richard                       4.1   4   3   3   1   3   0  16
York                          0.1   2   3   3   1   1   0   4
Forsch                        0.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   2
Scherman                      2     2   1   1   0   1   1   8
Cosgrove                      2     1   0   0   0   1   0   7
Totals                        9    15  11  11   2   6   1  42

Osteen faced 5 batters in the 1st inning
WP: Richard (1).
BK: Richard (1).

Umpires: HP - Doug Harvey, 1B - Jerry Dale, 2B - Harry Wendelstedt, 3B - Art Williams
Time of Game: 2:40   


Starting Lineups:

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

DODGERS 1ST: Lopes doubled to left; Russell singled to right
[Lopes scored]; Wynn singled to third [Russell to second];
Garvey singled to center [Russell scored, Wynn to second]; Cey
singled to left [Wynn scored, Garvey to third]; RICHARD REPLACED
OSTEEN (PITCHING); Ferguson grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Garvey scored, Cey out at
second]; Paciorek singled to center; Richard balked [Paciorek to
second]; Richard threw a wild pitch [Paciorek to third]; Yeager
struck out; 4 R, 6 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Gross struck out; Metzger singled to right; Cedeno
singled to left [Metzger to second]; Watson popped to first in
foul territory; L. May forced Cedeno (shortstop to second); 0 R,
2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Dodgers 4, Astros 0.

DODGERS 2ND: Sutton struck out; Lopes flied out to right;
Russell grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Dodgers 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: M. May popped to third; Rader flied out to center;
Helms doubled to left; Richard struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Dodgers 4, Astros 0.

DODGERS 3RD: Wynn singled to center; Wynn stole second; Wynn was
caught stealing third (catcher to third); Garvey grounded out
(shortstop to first); Cey grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Gross was called out on strikes; Metzger grounded
out (shortstop to first); Cedeno singled to third; Watson forced
Cedeno (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 4,
Astros 0.

DODGERS 4TH: Ferguson flied out to center; Paciorek flied out to
right; Yeager grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Dodgers 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: L. May struck out; M. May grounded out (second to
first); Rader homered; Helms flied out to center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Dodgers 4, Astros 1.

DODGERS 5TH: Sutton walked; Lopes singled to right [Sutton to
second]; Russell was called out on strikes; Wynn singled to
center [Sutton scored, Lopes to third]; YORK REPLACED RICHARD
(PITCHING); Garvey singled to center [Lopes scored, Wynn to
third]; Cey walked [Garvey to second]; Ferguson struck out;
Paciorek tripled to right [Wynn scored, Garvey scored, Cey
scored]; FORSCH REPLACED YORK (PITCHING); Yeager singled to
third [Paciorek scored]; Sutton grounded out (second to first);
6 R, 5 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 10, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: HOWARD BATTED FOR FORSCH; Howard popped to third in
foul territory; Gross flied out to left; Metzger popped to
first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 10, Astros 1.

DODGERS 6TH: SCHERMAN REPLACED HOWARD (PITCHING); Lopes lined to
third; Russell popped to shortstop; Wynn homered; Garvey
grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers
11, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: BUCKNER REPLACED WYNN (PLAYING LF); PACIOREK CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); Cedeno struck out; Watson grounded out
(third to first); L. May singled to center; M. May forced L. May
(second to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 11, Astros
1.

DODGERS 7TH: Cey flied out to center; Ferguson singled to third;
Paciorek struck out; Yeager lined to third; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Dodgers 11, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Rader popped to second; Helms doubled to left;
MILBOURNE RAN FOR HELMS; EDWARDS BATTED FOR SCHERMAN; Edwards
singled to right [Milbourne scored]; Gross grounded into a
double play (shortstop to first) [Edwards out at second]; 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 11, Astros 2.

DODGERS 8TH: MILBOURNE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); COSGROVE
REPLACED EDWARDS (PITCHING); LACY BATTED FOR SUTTON; Lacy struck
out; Lopes flied out to right; Russell grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 11, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: MARSHALL REPLACED LACY (PITCHING); Metzger grounded
out (second to first); Cedeno flied out to left; Watson singled
to third; L. May singled to left [Watson to second]; M. May
singled to center [Watson scored, L. May to second]; Rader
grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Dodgers
11, Astros 3.

DODGERS 9TH: Buckner singled to center; Garvey popped to third
in foul territory; Cey forced Buckner (third to second);
Ferguson popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Dodgers 11, Astros 3.

ASTROS 9TH: Milbourne flied out to right; GALLAGHER BATTED FOR
COSGROVE; Gallagher walked; Gross grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Gallagher out at second]; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 11, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Dodgers         11  15   0    4
 Astros           3  11   0    7


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