Los Angeles Dodgers 2, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 39
Played on Friday, May 21, 1976 (N) at Dodger Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   1  6  1
LA  N    0  1  0    0  0  0    1  0  x  -   2  8  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gross rf                      3   1   1   0       1   0       1   0
Andrews 2b                    4   0   1   0       0   0       3   2
Cruz cf                       4   0   2   1       0   2       4   0
Watson 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   1       8   0
Roberts lf                    4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Boswell 3b                    4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Jutze c                       3   0   1   0       0   0       7   0
  Cedeno ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Metzger ss                    3   0   1   0       0   0       1   2
Richard p                     3   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Totals                       33   1   6   1       1   5      24   6

FIELDING - 
E: Richard (2).

BATTING - 
Team LOB: 6.

Los Angeles Dodgers          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lopes 2b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       2   5
Buckner lf                    4   0   2   0       0   0       0   0
Baker cf                      4   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Garvey 1b                     4   0   1   0       0   1      13   0
Goodson 3b                    4   1   1   0       0   0       1   1
  Auerbach 3b                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ferguson rf                   3   0   1   0       0   2       3   0
Yeager c                      3   1   1   1       0   0       5   1
Russell ss                    3   0   2   1       0   0       0   4
Hooton p                      2   0   0   0       0   2       0   2
Totals                       31   2   8   2       0   7      27  13

BATTING - 
HR: Yeager (6,7th inning off Richard 0 on 0 out).
SH: Hooton (2,off Richard).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Buckner (8,2nd base off Richard/Jutze); Garvey (6,2nd base off Richard/Jutze).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Richard L(5-4)                8     8   2   2   0   7   1  32

WP: Richard (4).

Los Angeles Dodgers          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hooton W(4-2)                 9     6   1   1   1   5   0  34


Umpires: HP - Art Williams, 1B - Paul Pryor, 2B - John McSherry, 3B - Frank Pulli
Time of Game: 1:52   Attendance: 53568


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Los Angeles Dodgers      
1. Gross               rf        Lopes               2b
2. Andrews             2b        Buckner             lf
3. Cruz                cf        Baker               cf
4. Watson              1b        Garvey              1b
5. Roberts             lf        Goodson             3b
6. Boswell             3b        Ferguson            rf
7. Jutze               c         Yeager              c
8. Metzger             ss        Russell             ss
9. Richard             p         Hooton              p

ASTROS 1ST: Gross singled to center; Andrews popped to second;
Cruz was called out on strikes; Watson flied out to center; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 1ST: Lopes popped to first in foul territory; Buckner
singled to center; Buckner stole second; Baker struck out;
Garvey struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Roberts was called out on strikes; Boswell grounded
out (second to first); Jutze popped to third in foul territory;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 2ND: Goodson singled to right; Ferguson was called out
on strikes; Yeager grounded out (first unassisted) [Goodson to
second]; Russell singled to center [Goodson scored, Russell to
second]; Hooton struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Dodgers 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Metzger grounded out (pitcher to first); Richard
grounded out (catcher to first); Gross flied out to center; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 1.

DODGERS 3RD: Lopes popped to first in foul territory; Buckner
singled to left; Buckner was picked off first but was safe on an
error by Richard [Buckner to second]; Baker flied out to center;
Garvey flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Dodgers 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Andrews flied out to right; Cruz struck out; Watson
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Dodgers 1.

DODGERS 4TH: Goodson grounded out (second to first); Ferguson
singled to second; Yeager popped to second; Russell flied out to
center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Roberts grounded out (pitcher to first); Boswell
flied out to right; Jutze grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 1.

DODGERS 5TH: Hooton struck out; Lopes grounded out (shortstop to
first); Buckner grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Metzger grounded out (second to first); Richard
grounded out (shortstop to first); Gross walked; Andrews singled
to left [Gross to second]; Cruz singled to left [Gross scored,
Andrews to third, Cruz to second]; Watson was called out on
strikes; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 1.

DODGERS 6TH: Baker grounded out (shortstop to first); Garvey
singled to third; Garvey stole second; Richard threw a wild
pitch [Garvey to third]; Goodson flied out to center; Ferguson
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Roberts popped to first in foul territory; Boswell
flied out to right; Jutze singled to center; Metzger singled to
left [Jutze to second]; Richard grounded out (third to first); 0
R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 1.

DODGERS 7TH: Yeager homered; Russell singled to shortstop;
Hooton out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Russell to
second]; Lopes struck out; Buckner flied out to right; 1 R, 2 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Gross grounded out (second to first); Andrews
grounded out (shortstop to first); Cruz singled to center;
Watson forced Cruz (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 1, Dodgers 2.

DODGERS 8TH: Baker grounded out (pitcher to first); Garvey
popped to second; Goodson popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 2.

ASTROS 9TH: AUERBACH REPLACED GOODSON (PLAYING 3B); Roberts
flied out to center; Boswell was called out on strikes; CEDENO
BATTED FOR JUTZE; Cedeno grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           1   6   1    6
 Dodgers          2   8   0    6


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