Los Angeles Dodgers 5, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 161
Played on Saturday, September 27, 1975 (D) at Dodger Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    1  0  0  -   1  3  1
LA  N    0  0  5    0  0  0    0  0  x  -   5  6  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Howard cf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Gross rf                      4   0   1   0       0   0       4   2
Cruz lf                       4   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
Johnson 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   1       9   0
May c                         4   0   0   0       0   2       7   0
Cabell 3b                     2   1   0   0       1   1       1   1
DaVanon ss                    3   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
Andrews 2b                    2   0   1   0       1   0       0   1
Stanton p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Milbourne ph                1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Sosa p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Boswell ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Konieczny p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   1   3   0       2   6      24  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Gross-May.
E: DaVanon (7).

BATTING - 
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cabell (12,2nd base off Messersmith/Yeager).

Los Angeles Dodgers          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lopes 2b                      3   0   0   0       1   2       1   3
  Royster 2b                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Lacy lf                       3   0   0   0       1   1       5   0
Crawford rf                   4   1   1   0       0   0       2   0
Garvey 1b                     2   1   0   0       2   0       9   0
Cey 3b                        3   1   2   0       1   1       1   1
Cruz cf                       3   1   2   1       1   0       1   0
Yeager c                      4   1   1   4       0   0       6   0
Russell ss                    3   0   0   0       1   1       0   1
Messersmith p                 4   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
Totals                       29   5   6   5       7   6      27   6

FIELDING - 
E: Lacy (13).

BATTING - 
HR: Yeager (12,3rd inning off Forsch 3 on 1 out).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Lopes (77,3rd base off Stanton/May).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Stanton L(0-2)                2.1   3   4   4   5   2   0  15
Forsch                        2.2   3   1   1   1   1   1  11
Sosa                          2     0   0   0   1   3   0   7
Konieczny                     1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        8     6   5   5   7   6   1  36

WP: Stanton (4), Sosa (5).

Los Angeles Dodgers          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Messersmith W(19-14)          9     3   1   0   2   6   0  32


Umpires: HP - Paul Runge, 1B - Art Williams, 2B - Chris Pelekoudas, 3B - John Kibler
Time of Game: 2:01   Attendance: 13529


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Los Angeles Dodgers      
1. Howard              cf        Lopes               2b
2. Gross               rf        Lacy                lf
3. Cruz                lf        Crawford            rf
4. Johnson             1b        Garvey              1b
5. May                 c         Cey                 3b
6. Cabell              3b        Cruz                cf
7. DaVanon             ss        Yeager              c
8. Andrews             2b        Russell             ss
9. Stanton             p         Messersmith         p

ASTROS 1ST: Howard made an out to first; Gross grounded out
(shortstop to first); Cruz struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 1ST: Lopes reached on an error by DaVanon [Lopes to
second]; Lopes stole third; Lacy walked; Crawford hit into a
double play (right to catcher) [Lacy to second, Lopes out at
home]; Garvey walked; Cey struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 0, Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Johnson popped to first in foul territory; May
popped to third in foul territory; Cabell was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 2ND: Cruz singled to right; Stanton threw a wild pitch
[Cruz to second]; Yeager grounded out (shortstop to first);
Russell walked; Messersmith grounded out (third to first) [Cruz
to third, Russell to second]; Lopes struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 3RD: DaVanon grounded out (third to first); Andrews
singled to center; Stanton popped to pitcher; Howard grounded
out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers
0.

DODGERS 3RD: Lacy grounded out (pitcher to first); Crawford
singled to center; Garvey walked [Crawford to second]; Cey
singled to left [Crawford to third, Garvey to second]; Cruz
walked [Crawford scored, Garvey to third, Cey to second]; FORSCH
REPLACED STANTON (PITCHING); Yeager homered [Garvey scored, Cey
scored, Cruz scored]; Russell struck out; Messersmith grounded
out (second to first); 5 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers
5.

ASTROS 4TH: Gross lined to left; Cruz grounded out (second to
first); Johnson struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Dodgers 5.

DODGERS 4TH: Lopes walked; Lacy grounded out (pitcher to first)
[Lopes to second]; Crawford flied out to right; Garvey flied out
to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 5.

ASTROS 5TH: May struck out; Cabell flied out to center; DaVanon
flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 5.

DODGERS 5TH: Cey singled to left; Cruz singled to right [Cey out
at third (right to shortstop to third), Cruz to second (on throw
to 3b)]; Yeager lined to left; Russell grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 5.

ASTROS 6TH: Andrews walked; MILBOURNE BATTED FOR FORSCH;
Milbourne singled to left [Andrews to second]; Howard flied out
to left; Gross was credited with a single when a runner was hit
by the batted ball to first [Andrews stayed at second, Milbourne
out at second (second unassisted)]; Cruz grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 5.

DODGERS 6TH: SOSA REPLACED MILBOURNE (PITCHING); Messersmith was
called out on strikes; Lopes was called out on strikes; Lacy was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers
5.

ASTROS 7TH: ROYSTER REPLACED LOPES (PLAYING 2B); Johnson flied
out to left; May struck out; Cabell walked; Cabell stole second;
DaVanon reached on an error by Lacy [Cabell scored (unearned)
(no RBI), DaVanon to second]; Andrews flied out to left; 1 R (0
ER), 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 5.

DODGERS 7TH: Crawford grounded out (first unassisted); Garvey
popped to first in foul territory; Cey walked; Sosa threw a wild
pitch [Cey to second]; Cruz flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 5.

ASTROS 8TH: BOSWELL BATTED FOR SOSA; Boswell lined to second;
Howard flied out to right; Gross grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 5.

DODGERS 8TH: KONIECZNY REPLACED BOSWELL (PITCHING); Yeager
grounded out (shortstop to first); Russell flied out to right;
Messersmith flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Dodgers 5.

ASTROS 9TH: Cruz was called out on strikes; Johnson grounded out
(pitcher to first); May flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 1, Dodgers 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           1   3   1    4
 Dodgers          5   6   1    7


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