Los Angeles Dodgers 1, Houston Astros 0
Regular Season Game 68
Played on Wednesday, June 23, 1976 (N) at Astrodome

LA  N    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   1  2  1
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  3  1
Los Angeles Dodgers          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Buckner lf                    3   0   1   0       1   0       6   0
Sizemore 2b                   3   0   0   1       0   1       1   3
Garvey 1b                     3   0   0   0       1   1      10   0
Smith rf                      3   0   0   0       1   2       0   0
Goodson 3b                    4   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
  Auerbach 3b                 0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Russell ss                    4   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
Baker cf                      3   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Yeager c                      1   0   0   0       2   0       4   0
Rhoden p                      3   1   1   0       0   1       0   2
Totals                       27   1   2   1       5   6      27  10

FIELDING - 
E: Auerbach (6).

BATTING - 
2B: Buckner (14,off Richard).
SF: Sizemore (1,off Richard).
GDP: Rhoden (1,off Richard); Russell (6,off Richard).
IBB: Buckner (2,by Richard).
Team LOB: 5.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gross rf                      4   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Andrews 2b                    4   0   1   0       0   0       2   5
Cedeno cf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Watson 1b                     3   0   0   0       1   0      12   0
  Milbourne pr                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Herrmann c                    3   0   0   0       1   0       6   1
Johnson lf                    3   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
  Howard pr,lf                0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Cabell 3b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       1   3
Metzger ss                    2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Boswell ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  DaVanon ss                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Richard p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Cruz ph                     1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       31   0   3   0       3   2      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Cabell-Andrews-Watson, Cabell-Andrews-Watson.
E: Andrews (6).

BATTING - 
2B: Andrews (4,off Rhoden); Cruz (5,off Rhoden).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
Los Angeles Dodgers          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Rhoden W(6-0)                 9     3   0   0   3   2   0  34


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Richard L(7-8)                8     2   1   1   5   5   0  30
Forsch                        1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     2   1   1   5   6   0  33

WP: Richard (7).
IBB: Richard (2,Buckner).

Umpires: HP - Ed Vargo, 1B - Andy Olsen, 2B - Satch Davidson, 3B - Dutch Rennert
Time of Game: 2:27   Attendance: 13871


Starting Lineups:

   Los Angeles Dodgers           Houston Astros           
1. Buckner             lf        Gross               rf
2. Sizemore            2b        Andrews             2b
3. Garvey              1b        Cedeno              cf
4. Smith               rf        Watson              1b
5. Goodson             3b        Herrmann            c
6. Russell             ss        Johnson             lf
7. Baker               cf        Cabell              3b
8. Yeager              c         Metzger             ss
9. Rhoden              p         Richard             p

DODGERS 1ST: Buckner lined to first; Sizemore struck out; Garvey
popped to catcher; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Gross grounded out (third to first); Andrews flied
out to center; Cedeno made an out to catcher; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Dodgers 0, Astros 0.

DODGERS 2ND: Smith grounded out (second to first); Goodson flied
out to left; Russell flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Dodgers 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson grounded out (third to first); Herrmann
walked; Johnson flied out to left; Cabell forced Herrmann (third
to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Astros 0.

DODGERS 3RD: Baker grounded out (pitcher to first); Yeager
walked; Rhoden grounded into a double play (third to second to
first) [Yeager out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Metzger grounded out (second to first); Richard
grounded out (shortstop to first); Gross grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Astros 0.

DODGERS 4TH: Buckner flied out to center; Sizemore flied out to
left; Garvey walked; Smith struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Dodgers 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Andrews flied out to left; Cedeno lined to center;
Watson walked; Herrmann grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Astros 0.

DODGERS 5TH: Goodson made an out to first; Russell grounded out
(third to first); Baker flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Dodgers 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Johnson flied out to left; Cabell grounded out
(shortstop to first); Metzger struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Dodgers 0, Astros 0.

DODGERS 6TH: Yeager made an out to third; Rhoden singled;
Buckner doubled [Rhoden to third]; Sizemore hit a sacrifice fly
to center [Rhoden scored]; Garvey struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Dodgers 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Richard struck out; Gross flied out to left; Andrews
doubled; Cedeno made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Dodgers 1, Astros 0.

DODGERS 7TH: Smith walked; Goodson reached on an error by
Andrews [Smith to second]; Russell grounded into a double play
(third to second to first) [Smith to third, Goodson out at
second]; Baker struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 1,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Watson made an out to catcher; Herrmann grounded out
(pitcher to first); Johnson singled; HOWARD RAN FOR JOHNSON;
Cabell flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 1,
Astros 0.

DODGERS 8TH: HOWARD STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Yeager walked;
Richard threw a wild pitch [Yeager to second]; Rhoden struck out
(catcher to first); Buckner was walked intentionally; Sizemore
grounded out (shortstop to first) [Yeager to third, Buckner to
second]; Garvey grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Dodgers 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 8TH: BOSWELL BATTED FOR METZGER; Boswell grounded out
(second to first); CRUZ BATTED FOR RICHARD; Cruz doubled; Gross
flied out to center; Andrews made an out to first; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Astros 0.

DODGERS 9TH: DAVANON REPLACED BOSWELL (PLAYING SS); FORSCH
REPLACED CRUZ (PITCHING); Smith struck out; Goodson grounded out
(second to first); Russell grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 9TH: AUERBACH REPLACED GOODSON (PLAYING 3B); Cedeno flied
out to left; Watson reached on an error by Auerbach; MILBOURNE
RAN FOR WATSON; Herrmann made an out to shortstop; Howard walked
[Milbourne to second]; Cabell forced Milbourne (third
unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Astros 0.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Dodgers          1   2   1    5
 Astros           0   3   1    7


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