Houston Astros 7, Los Angeles Dodgers 5
Regular Season Game 5
Played on Saturday, April 12, 1975 (N) at Astrodome

LA  N    2  0  0    0  0  3    0  0  0  -   5  7  0
HOU N    0  0  0    5  1  0    1  0  x  -   7  8  0
Los Angeles Dodgers          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lopes 2b                      2   1   0   0       3   1       0   4
Buckner lf                    4   1   1   0       1   0       2   0
Wynn cf                       3   1   1   1       1   0       3   0
Garvey 1b                     4   1   3   1       0   0      13   0
Crawford rf                   3   1   1   2       0   1       1   0
Ferguson c                    3   0   0   0       1   0       4   0
Cey 3b                        4   0   0   0       0   2       0   3
Russell ss                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Auerbach ss                 3   0   1   1       0   0       0   3
  Marshall p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Marichal p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Brewer p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Paciorek ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Downing p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Mota ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hough p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lacy ss                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   5   7   5       6   5      24  13

BATTING - 
2B: Auerbach (1,off Dierker).
3B: Garvey (1,off Dierker).
SF: Wynn (1,off Dierker); Crawford (1,off Dierker).
GDP: Buckner (1,off Dierker).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Lopes 2 (6,2nd base off Dierker/May 2).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cabell lf                     4   0   2   2       0   1       2   0
Andrews 2b                    4   1   1   0       0   1       2   2
Cedeno cf                     2   1   0   0       2   0       4   0
May c                         2   1   1   1       1   0       4   0
  Jutze pr,c                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Johnson 1b                    4   1   2   3       0   1      11   0
Cruz rf                       3   1   0   0       1   0       2   0
Rader 3b                      4   1   1   1       0   0       0   2
Metzger ss                    3   1   1   0       1   0       1   7
Dierker p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Granger p                   2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       29   7   8   7       5   4      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Metzger-Andrews-Johnson.
PB: May (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Cabell (2,off Marichal); Johnson (2,off Downing); May (1,off Hough).
HR: Johnson (1,4th inning off Marichal 1 on 1 out).
SH: Dierker (1,off Marichal); May (2,off Downing).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno 2 (6,2nd base off Marichal/Ferguson,2nd base off Downing/Ferguson);
Cabell (2,2nd base off Marichal/Ferguson).
CS: Metzger (1,2nd base by Marshall/Ferguson).

PITCHING
Los Angeles Dodgers          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Marichal L(0-1)               3.2   5   5   5   3   1   1  19
Brewer                        0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Downing                       1     1   1   1   1   0   0   5
Hough                         2.1   2   1   1   1   2   0  10
Marshall                      0.2   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Totals                        8     8   7   7   5   4   1  36

BK: Marichal (1).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker W(2-0)                5     5   5   5   5   3   0  24
Granger SV(1)                 4     2   0   0   1   2   0  15
Totals                        9     7   5   5   6   5   0  39

Dierker faced 4 batters in the 6th inning
BK: Dierker (1).

Umpires: HP - Dick Stello, 1B - Jerry Dale, 2B - Shag Crawford, 3B - John Kibler
Time of Game: 2:29   Attendance: 25024


Starting Lineups:

   Los Angeles Dodgers           Houston Astros           
1. Lopes               2b        Cabell              lf
2. Buckner             lf        Andrews             2b
3. Wynn                cf        Cedeno              cf
4. Garvey              1b        May                 c
5. Crawford            rf        Johnson             1b
6. Ferguson            c         Cruz                rf
7. Cey                 3b        Rader               3b
8. Russell             ss        Metzger             ss
9. Marichal            p         Dierker             p

DODGERS 1ST: Lopes walked; Lopes stole second; May allowed a
passed ball [Lopes to third]; Buckner walked; Wynn hit a
sacrifice fly to center [Lopes scored]; Garvey singled [Buckner
to third]; Crawford hit a sacrifice fly to center [Buckner
scored]; Dierker balked [Garvey to second]; Ferguson flied out
to right; 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Cabell grounded out (shortstop to first); Andrews
flied out to left; Cedeno walked; Cedeno stole second; May
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers
2, Astros 0.

DODGERS 2ND: Cey struck out; Russell grounded out (shortstop to
first); Marichal was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Dodgers 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: AUERBACH REPLACED RUSSELL (PLAYING SS); Johnson
grounded out (second to first); Cruz flied out to right; Rader
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Dodgers 2, Astros 0.

DODGERS 3RD: Lopes walked; Lopes stole second; Buckner flied out
to left; Wynn flied out to center; Garvey grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Metzger flied out to center; Dierker grounded out
(shortstop to first); Cabell singled; Cabell stole second;
Andrews struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 2, Astros 0.

DODGERS 4TH: Crawford was called out on strikes; Ferguson flied
out to left; Cey made an out to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Dodgers 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Cedeno flied out to center; May walked; Johnson
homered [May scored]; Cruz walked; Marichal balked [Cruz to
second]; Rader singled [Cruz scored]; Metzger singled [Rader to
second]; Dierker out on a sacrifice bunt (third to first) [Rader
to third, Metzger to second]; Cabell doubled [Rader scored,
Metzger scored]; BREWER REPLACED MARICHAL (PITCHING); Andrews
grounded out (pitcher to first); 5 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers
2, Astros 5.

DODGERS 5TH: Auerbach doubled; PACIOREK BATTED FOR BREWER;
Paciorek grounded out (shortstop to first); Lopes walked;
Buckner grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Lopes out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 2,
Astros 5.

ASTROS 5TH: DOWNING REPLACED PACIOREK (PITCHING); Cedeno walked;
Cedeno stole second; May out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to
first) [Cedeno to third]; Johnson doubled [Cedeno scored]; Cruz
grounded out (third to first); Rader grounded out (shortstop to
first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 2, Astros 6.

DODGERS 6TH: Wynn singled; Garvey tripled [Wynn scored];
Crawford singled [Garvey scored]; Ferguson walked [Crawford to
second]; GRANGER REPLACED DIERKER (PITCHING); Cey grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Crawford to third, Ferguson to second];
Auerbach grounded out (shortstop to first) [Crawford scored];
MOTA BATTED FOR DOWNING; Mota flied out to right; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Dodgers 5, Astros 6.

ASTROS 6TH: HOUGH REPLACED MOTA (PITCHING); Metzger flied out to
center; Granger flied out to left; Cabell struck out; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 5, Astros 6.

DODGERS 7TH: Lopes was called out on strikes; Buckner flied out
to center; Wynn walked; Garvey singled [Wynn to second];
Crawford grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Dodgers 5, Astros 6.

ASTROS 7TH: Andrews singled; Cedeno grounded out (second to
first) [Andrews to second]; May doubled [Andrews scored]; JUTZE
RAN FOR MAY; Johnson struck out; Cruz grounded out (second to
first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 5, Astros 7.

DODGERS 8TH: JUTZE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); Ferguson
grounded out (third to first); Cey struck out; Auerbach grounded
out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 5,
Astros 7.

ASTROS 8TH: Rader grounded out (third to first); Metzger walked;
MARSHALL REPLACED AUERBACH (PITCHING); LACY REPLACED HOUGH
(PLAYING SS); Metzger was caught stealing second; Granger struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 5, Astros 7.

DODGERS 9TH: Lacy lined to shortstop; Lopes grounded out (third
to first); Buckner singled; Wynn forced Buckner (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 5, Astros 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Dodgers          5   7   0    7
 Astros           7   8   0    5


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