Los Angeles Dodgers 5, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 106
Played on Saturday, August 3, 1974 (N) at Dodger Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  0  -   1  4  2
LA  N    5  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  x  -   5 10  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gross rf                      3   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Metzger ss                    4   0   0   0       0   0       3   5
Cedeno cf                     4   0   2   0       0   2       3   1
L. May 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   2      11   1
M. May c                      2   1   0   0       1   0       3   0
Watson lf                     3   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Rader 3b                      3   0   0   0       0   1       1   3
Milbourne 2b                  2   0   0   0       0   0       1   3
  C. Johnson ph               1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Campbell 2b                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Dierker p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Richard p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gallagher ph                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Scherman p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Edwards ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Cosgrove p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   1   4   1       2   8      24  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Dierker-Metzger-L. May, Milbourne-Metzger-L. May.
E: L. May (7), Milbourne (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Cedeno (23,off Messersmith).
GDP: Metzger (7,off Messersmith); L. May (10,off Messersmith).
Team LOB: 3.

Los Angeles Dodgers          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lopes 2b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
Buckner lf                    4   1   2   0       0   0       2   0
Crawford rf                   4   1   2   2       0   1       1   0
Garvey 1b                     4   1   3   0       0   0       9   0
Cey 3b                        3   1   1   0       1   0       0   3
Joshua cf                     4   1   1   3       0   0       2   0
Yeager c                      4   0   0   0       0   2       8   0
Russell ss                    3   0   0   0       0   0       3   3
Messersmith p                 3   0   1   0       0   0       0   3
Totals                       33   5  10   5       1   3      27  10

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

BATTING - 
2B: Crawford (18,off Dierker).
HR: Crawford (7,1st inning off Dierker 1 on 1 out); Joshua (1,1st inning off
Dierker 2 on 1 out).
GDP: Lopes (5,off Dierker); Garvey (8,off Richard).
Team LOB: 5.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker L(7-7)                2.1   7   5   5   1   1   2  13
Richard                       2.2   1   0   0   0   0   0   9
Scherman                      2     0   0   0   0   1   0   7
Cosgrove                      1     2   0   0   0   1   0   5
Totals                        8    10   5   5   1   3   2  34


Los Angeles Dodgers          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Messersmith W(13-2)           9     4   1   1   2   8   0  31


Umpires: HP - Lee Weyer, 1B - Bob Engel, 2B - Frank Pulli, 3B - Ed Sudol
Time of Game: 2:04   Attendance: 47931


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Los Angeles Dodgers      
1. Gross               rf        Lopes               2b
2. Metzger             ss        Buckner             lf
3. Cedeno              cf        Crawford            rf
4. L. May              1b        Garvey              1b
5. M. May              c         Cey                 3b
6. Watson              lf        Joshua              cf
7. Rader               3b        Yeager              c
8. Milbourne           2b        Russell             ss
9. Dierker             p         Messersmith         p

ASTROS 1ST: Gross flied out to center; Metzger popped to
shortstop; Cedeno was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 1ST: Lopes lined to left; Buckner singled to right;
Crawford homered [Buckner scored]; Garvey singled to left; Cey
walked [Garvey to second]; Joshua homered [Garvey scored, Cey
scored]; Yeager struck out; Russell flied out to center; 5 R, 4
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 5.

ASTROS 2ND: L. May struck out; M. May popped to shortstop;
Watson lined to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers
5.

DODGERS 2ND: Messersmith singled to left; Lopes grounded into a
double play (pitcher to shortstop to first) [Messersmith out at
second]; Buckner grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 5.

ASTROS 3RD: Rader flied out to center; Milbourne grounded out
(pitcher to first); Dierker struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Dodgers 5.

DODGERS 3RD: Crawford doubled to center [Crawford out at third
(center to third)]; Garvey singled to left; RICHARD REPLACED
DIERKER (PITCHING); Cey grounded out (shortstop to first)
[Garvey to second]; Joshua flied out to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 5.

ASTROS 4TH: Gross walked; Metzger grounded into a double play
(pitcher to shortstop to first) [Gross out at second]; Cedeno
doubled to left; L. May grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 5.

DODGERS 4TH: Yeager popped to first in foul territory; Russell
grounded out (shortstop to first); Messersmith grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 5.

ASTROS 5TH: M. May flied out to left; Watson flied out to right;
Rader grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Dodgers 5.

DODGERS 5TH: Lopes grounded out (shortstop to first); Buckner
singled to center; Crawford reached on an error by Milbourne
[Buckner to second]; Garvey grounded into a double play (second
to shortstop to first) [Crawford out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 5.

ASTROS 6TH: Milbourne grounded out (pitcher to first); GALLAGHER
BATTED FOR RICHARD; Gallagher struck out; Gross grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 5.

DODGERS 6TH: SCHERMAN REPLACED GALLAGHER (PITCHING); Cey flied
out to right; Joshua grounded out (first unassisted); Yeager
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 5.

ASTROS 7TH: Metzger flied to left in foul territory; Cedeno
singled to left; L. May grounded into a double play (third to
second to first) [Cedeno out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Dodgers 5.

DODGERS 7TH: Russell flied out to center; Messersmith reached on
an error by L. May; Lopes forced Messersmith (third to second);
Buckner grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Dodgers 5.

ASTROS 8TH: M. May walked; Watson singled to left [M. May to
second]; Rader struck out; C. JOHNSON BATTED FOR MILBOURNE; C.
Johnson singled to center [M. May scored, Watson to second];
EDWARDS BATTED FOR SCHERMAN; Edwards struck out; Gross lined to
second; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 5.

DODGERS 8TH: CAMPBELL REPLACED C. JOHNSON (PLAYING 2B); COSGROVE
REPLACED EDWARDS (PITCHING); Crawford struck out; Garvey singled
to center; Cey singled to center [Garvey to second]; Joshua
forced Cey (first to shortstop) [Garvey to third]; Yeager
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1,
Dodgers 5.

ASTROS 9TH: Metzger grounded out (shortstop to first); Cedeno
struck out; L. May struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Dodgers 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           1   4   2    3
 Dodgers          5  10   0    5


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