Los Angeles Dodgers 5, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 31
Played on Wednesday, May 7, 1975 (N) at Dodger Stadium

HOU N    0  1  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  6  1
LA  N    0  1  0    0  0  1    0  3  x  -   5  6  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gross lf                      4   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Metzger ss                    3   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
Cedeno cf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       5   0
Watson 1b                     4   1   1   0       0   0      10   0
Cruz rf                       4   0   1   0       0   2       0   0
May c                         4   0   2   0       0   0       4   0
Rader 3b                      2   0   0   0       1   1       0   1
Helms 2b                      2   0   1   1       0   0       0   3
  Milbourne pr,2b             0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Griffin p                     3   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
Totals                       30   1   6   1       1   5      24   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Helms-Metzger-Watson.
E: Metzger (9).

BATTING - 
SH: Metzger (6,off Messersmith).
SF: Helms (1,off Messersmith).
GDP: Griffin (1,off Messersmith).
Team LOB: 5.

Los Angeles Dodgers          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lopes 2b                      3   0   0   0       0   1       3   4
Crawford lf                   3   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
Wynn cf                       4   1   2   4       0   0       3   0
Garvey 1b                     4   0   1   0       0   0      10   2
Cey 3b                        4   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Ferguson rf                   2   1   1   1       1   0       2   0
Yeager c                      3   0   0   0       0   2       6   0
Auerbach ss                   3   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
Messersmith p                 3   2   2   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       29   5   6   5       2   4      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Auerbach-Lopes-Garvey.

BATTING - 
HR: Ferguson (1,2nd inning off Griffin 0 on 2 out); Wynn (5,8th inning off
Griffin 2 on 1 out).
SH: Lopes (6,off Griffin).
GDP: Yeager (5,off Griffin).
Team LOB: 3.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Griffin L(0-5)                8     6   5   5   2   4   2  32


Los Angeles Dodgers          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Messersmith W(5-0)            9     6   1   1   1   5   0  33


Umpires: HP - John McSherry, 1B - Chris Pelekoudas, 2B - Paul Pryor, 3B - Nick Colosi
Time of Game: 1:48   Attendance: 31222


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Los Angeles Dodgers      
1. Gross               lf        Lopes               2b
2. Metzger             ss        Crawford            lf
3. Cedeno              cf        Wynn                cf
4. Watson              1b        Garvey              1b
5. Cruz                rf        Cey                 3b
6. May                 c         Ferguson            rf
7. Rader               3b        Yeager              c
8. Helms               2b        Auerbach            ss
9. Griffin             p         Messersmith         p

ASTROS 1ST: Gross grounded out (second to first); Metzger popped
to second; Cedeno popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 1ST: Lopes was called out on strikes; Crawford flied out
to center; Wynn flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson singled to right; Cruz struck out; May
singled to right [Watson to second]; Rader walked [Watson to
third, May to second]; Helms hit a sacrifice fly to center
[Watson scored]; Griffin struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 1, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 2ND: Garvey flied out to center; Cey struck out;
Ferguson homered; Yeager struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Dodgers 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Gross singled to left; Metzger out on a sacrifice
bunt (first to second) [Gross to second]; Cedeno popped to first
in foul territory; Watson flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 1.

DODGERS 3RD: Auerbach flied out to center; Messersmith reached
on an error by Metzger [Messersmith to first]; Lopes grounded
out (pitcher to first) [Messersmith to second]; Crawford
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1,
Dodgers 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Cruz grounded out (first unassisted); May singled to
left; Rader popped to shortstop; Helms popped to shortstop; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 1.

DODGERS 4TH: Wynn grounded out (shortstop to first); Garvey
flied out to center; Cey grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Griffin grounded out (third to first); Gross
grounded out (second to first); Metzger grounded out (first to
pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 1.

DODGERS 5TH: Ferguson walked; Yeager grounded into a double play
(second to shortstop to first) [Ferguson out at second];
Auerbach grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Dodgers 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Cedeno flied out to center; Watson flied out to
right; Cruz singled to right; May lined to first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 1.

DODGERS 6TH: Messersmith singled to left; Lopes out on a
sacrifice bunt (first unassisted) [Messersmith to second];
Crawford grounded out (first unassisted) [Messersmith to third];
Wynn singled to shortstop [Messersmith scored]; Garvey singled
to left [Wynn to second]; Cey popped to first in foul territory;
1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Rader struck out; Helms singled to right; MILBOURNE
RAN FOR HELMS; Griffin grounded into a double play (shortstop to
second to first) [Milbourne out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 2.

DODGERS 7TH: MILBOURNE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); Ferguson
grounded out (third to first); Yeager struck out; Auerbach flied
out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Gross grounded out (shortstop to first); Metzger
struck out; Cedeno popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 2.

DODGERS 8TH: Messersmith singled to third; Lopes popped to
second; Crawford walked [Messersmith to second]; Wynn homered
[Messersmith scored, Crawford scored]; Garvey flied out to
center; Cey flied out to left; 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Dodgers 5.

ASTROS 9TH: Watson flied out to right; Cruz struck out; May
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Dodgers 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           1   6   1    5
 Dodgers          5   6   0    3


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