Los Angeles Dodgers 5, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 69
Played on Thursday, June 24, 1976 (N) at Astrodome

LA  N    0  0  0    1  3  0    1  0  0  -   5  8  2
HOU N    0  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  8  3
Los Angeles Dodgers          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Buckner lf                    3   2   3   0       2   0       0   0
Sizemore 2b                   4   0   2   3       0   0       5   3
Garvey 1b                     4   0   0   1       1   1      13   0
Smith rf                      5   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Goodson 3b                    4   0   0   0       0   0       1   5
Russell ss                    4   0   0   0       0   0       1   6
Baker cf                      4   1   1   0       0   1       1   0
Yeager c                      2   2   1   0       2   1       3   1
John p                        3   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Hough p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       33   5   8   4       5   4      27  17

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Goodson-Sizemore-Garvey.
E: Goodson (2), Russell (7).

BATTING - 
2B: Buckner (15,off Dierker).
SH: John (3,off Dierker); Sizemore (5,off Siebert).
IBB: Buckner 2 (4,by Dierker 2); Yeager (1,by Siebert).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Smith (2,2nd base off Dierker/Jutze).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cabell 3b                     5   0   1   0       0   0       1   1
Andrews 2b                    4   0   2   1       0   0       3   0
Cedeno cf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       3   1
Watson 1b                     3   0   1   0       1   0      11   3
Roberts rf                    4   0   2   0       0   1       2   0
Johnson lf,c                  3   0   1   0       1   1       0   0
Jutze c                       3   0   0   0       0   0       5   2
  Boswell ph,lf               1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Metzger ss                    3   1   1   0       0   0       0   4
  Gross ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Dierker p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   3
  Pentz p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  DaVanon ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Siebert p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
  Chiles ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   1   8   1       2   3      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Cedeno-Watson.
E: Cabell (6), Watson (11), Jutze (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Watson (9,off John).
SH: Dierker (2,off John).
GDP: Watson (6,off John).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Watson (2,2nd base off John/Yeager).

PITCHING
Los Angeles Dodgers          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
John W(4-4)                   7.1   7   1   1   2   3   0  31
Hough SV(6)                   1.2   1   0   0   0   0   0   6
Totals                        9     8   1   1   2   3   0  37


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker L(6-7)                6.1   7   5   3   4   4   0  29
Pentz                         0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
Siebert                       2     1   0   0   1   0   0   9
Totals                        9     8   5   3   5   4   0  40

WP: Dierker (9), Siebert (1).
IBB: Dierker 2 (6,Buckner 2); Siebert (5,Yeager).

Umpires: HP - Andy Olsen, 1B - Satch Davidson, 2B - Dutch Rennert, 3B - Ed Vargo
Time of Game: 2:23   Attendance: 11076


Starting Lineups:

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

DODGERS 1ST: Buckner singled; Sizemore hit into a double play
(center to first) [Buckner out at second]; Garvey struck out; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Cabell singled; Andrews reached on an error by
Goodson [Cabell to second]; Cedeno made an out to second; Watson
grounded into a double play (third to second to first) [Andrews
out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Astros 0.

DODGERS 2ND: Smith grounded out (pitcher to first); Goodson
lined to right; Russell grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Roberts grounded out (shortstop to first); Johnson
struck out; Jutze grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Astros 0.

DODGERS 3RD: Baker flied out to center; Yeager struck out; John
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Dodgers 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Metzger singled; Dierker out on a sacrifice bunt
(catcher to shortstop to first) [Metzger to second]; Cabell
grounded out (third to first); Andrews singled [Metzger scored];
Cedeno flied out to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 0,
Astros 1.

DODGERS 4TH: Buckner doubled; Sizemore grounded out (pitcher to
first); Garvey walked; Smith singled [Buckner scored (error by
Watson) (unearned), Garvey to third]; Smith stole second;
Goodson reached on a fielder's choice [Garvey out at home
(pitcher to catcher to third), Smith to third, Goodson to
second]; Russell flied out to center; 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2
LOB.  Dodgers 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Watson walked; Roberts struck out; Watson stole
second; Watson was picked off second (pitcher to second);
Johnson singled; Jutze forced Johnson (second to shortstop); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Astros 1.

DODGERS 5TH: Baker singled; Yeager singled [Baker to second];
Dierker threw a wild pitch [Baker to third, Yeager to second];
John struck out; Buckner was walked intentionally; Sizemore
singled [Baker scored, Yeager scored, Buckner to third (error by
Jutze)]; Garvey grounded out (shortstop to first) [Sizemore to
second, Buckner scored (unearned)]; Smith lined to first; 3 R (2
ER), 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Metzger grounded out (third to first); Dierker
struck out; Cabell grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 4, Astros 1.

DODGERS 6TH: Goodson grounded out (shortstop to first); Russell
made an out to catcher; Baker struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Dodgers 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Andrews grounded out (third to first); Cedeno
grounded out (shortstop to first); Watson made an out to second;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 4, Astros 1.

DODGERS 7TH: Yeager walked; John out on a sacrifice bunt
(catcher to second) [Yeager to second]; Buckner was walked
intentionally; Sizemore singled [Yeager scored, Buckner to
second]; PENTZ REPLACED DIERKER (PITCHING); Garvey grounded out
(pitcher to first) [Buckner to third, Sizemore to second]; Smith
made an out to first; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Dodgers 5, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Roberts singled; Johnson walked [Roberts to second];
Jutze flied out to right; Metzger reached on an error by Russell
(assist by Sizemore) [Roberts to third, Johnson to second];
DAVANON BATTED FOR PENTZ; DaVanon flied out to right; Cabell
grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Dodgers
5, Astros 1.

DODGERS 8TH: SIEBERT REPLACED DAVANON (PITCHING); Goodson
grounded out (first to pitcher); Russell reached on an error by
Cabell; Siebert threw a wild pitch [Russell to second]; Baker
flied out to right; Yeager was walked intentionally; John made
an out to second; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Dodgers 5, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Andrews singled; Cedeno flied out to center; Watson
doubled [Andrews to third]; HOUGH REPLACED JOHN (PITCHING);
Roberts singled [Andrews stayed at third, Watson stayed at
second]; Johnson lined to third; BOSWELL BATTED FOR JUTZE;
Boswell made an out to second; 0 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Dodgers 5,
Astros 1.

DODGERS 9TH: BOSWELL STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); JOHNSON
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING C ); Buckner singled; Sizemore out on
a sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Buckner to second]; Garvey
grounded out (first to pitcher); Smith grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 5, Astros 1.

ASTROS 9TH: GROSS BATTED FOR METZGER; Gross grounded out
(pitcher to first); CHILES BATTED FOR SIEBERT; Chiles grounded
out (third to first); Cabell grounded out (shortstop to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 5, Astros 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Dodgers          5   8   2    8
 Astros           1   8   3    9


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