Los Angeles Dodgers 4, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 137
Played on Friday, September 3, 1976 (N) at Astrodome

LA  N    0  0  0    2  1  0    0  1  0  -   4  9  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  2  0  -   3  9  0
Los Angeles Dodgers          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Buckner lf                    5   1   1   0       0   0       4   0
Sizemore 2b                   4   0   0   0       0   2       0   2
Smith rf                      4   0   1   0       0   1       3   0
Garvey 1b                     3   1   1   0       1   0      13   1
Cey 3b                        4   1   3   3       0   0       0   2
Lyttle cf                     3   0   1   0       1   0       2   0
Russell ss                    4   0   0   0       0   1       2   3
Yeager c                      4   1   1   0       0   0       2   0
Hooton p                      3   0   1   1       0   1       1   1
  Hough p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       35   4   9   4       2   6      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Sizemore-Russell-Garvey.

BATTING - 
2B: Cey (16,off Dierker); Garvey (31,off Dierker).
3B: Yeager (3,off Dierker).
HR: Cey (22,4th inning off Dierker 1 on 1 out).
IBB: Lyttle (5,by Forsch).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Buckner (22,2nd base off Pentz/Herrmann).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gross rf                      5   1   1   0       0   0       0   1
Cabell 3b                     4   1   1   0       0   1       0   4
Cedeno cf                     4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Watson 1b                     3   1   2   2       0   0       9   0
Cruz lf                       3   0   1   1       1   0       5   0
Herrmann c                    4   0   0   0       0   0       6   0
Andrews 2b                    4   0   1   0       0   0       3   1
Metzger ss                    3   0   1   0       0   0       1   4
  Johnson ph                  0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Howard pr                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Dierker p                     2   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
  Boswell ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Pentz p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Roberts ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   3   9   3       2   2      27  10

FIELDING - 
PB: Herrmann (9).

BATTING - 
2B: Watson (25,off Hough).
SF: Watson (7,off Hooton).
GDP: Boswell (6,off Hough).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno (45,2nd base off Hooton/Yeager); Cruz (24,2nd base off Hough/Yeager).

PITCHING
Los Angeles Dodgers          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hooton W(9-12)                6.1   6   1   1   1   1   0  26
Hough SV(14)                  2.2   3   2   2   1   1   0  11
Totals                        9     9   3   3   2   2   0  37


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker L(13-13)              7     7   3   3   0   4   1  27
Pentz                         0.2   2   1   1   1   1   0   5
Forsch                        1.1   0   0   0   1   1   0   5
Totals                        9     9   4   4   2   6   1  37

IBB: Forsch (4,Lyttle).

Umpires: HP - Jerry Dale, 1B - Ed Sudol, 2B - Bob Engel, 3B - Bruce Froemming
Time of Game: 2:15   Attendance: 9028


Starting Lineups:

   Los Angeles Dodgers           Houston Astros           
1. Buckner             lf        Gross               rf
2. Sizemore            2b        Cabell              3b
3. Smith               rf        Cedeno              cf
4. Garvey              1b        Watson              1b
5. Cey                 3b        Cruz                lf
6. Lyttle              cf        Herrmann            c
7. Russell             ss        Andrews             2b
8. Yeager              c         Metzger             ss
9. Hooton              p         Dierker             p

DODGERS 1ST: Buckner grounded out (third to first); Sizemore
struck out; Smith singled to center; Garvey forced Smith
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Astros
0.

ASTROS 1ST: Gross flied out to left; Cabell grounded out
(pitcher to first); Cedeno flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Dodgers 0, Astros 0.

DODGERS 2ND: Cey doubled to left; Lyttle grounded out (pitcher
unassisted) [Cey to third]; Russell grounded out (third to
first); Yeager flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers
0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); Cruz
grounded out (first to pitcher); Herrmann grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Astros 0.

DODGERS 3RD: Hooton flied out to left; Buckner lined to left;
Sizemore grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Dodgers 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Andrews lined to shortstop; Metzger grounded out
(first unassisted); Dierker singled to left; Gross flied out to
left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Astros 0.

DODGERS 4TH: Smith struck out; Garvey doubled to right; Cey
homered [Garvey scored]; Lyttle grounded out (first unassisted);
Russell grounded out (third to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Dodgers 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Cabell made an out to first; Cedeno popped to first
in foul territory; Watson singled to center; Cruz walked [Watson
to second]; Herrmann lined to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Dodgers 2, Astros 0.

DODGERS 5TH: Yeager tripled to center; Hooton singled to right
[Yeager scored, Hooton out at second (right to shortstop)];
Buckner grounded out (shortstop to first); Sizemore flied out to
center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Andrews flied out to right; Metzger grounded out
(second to first); Dierker struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Dodgers 3, Astros 0.

DODGERS 6TH: Smith grounded out (first unassisted); Garvey made
an out to second; Cey grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Gross flied out to center; Cabell singled to left;
Cedeno singled to right [Cabell to third]; Cedeno stole second;
Watson hit a sacrifice fly to left [Cabell scored]; Cruz made an
out to first; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 3, Astros 1.

DODGERS 7TH: Lyttle singled to center; Herrmann allowed a passed
ball [Lyttle to second]; Russell struck out; Yeager flied out to
center; Hooton struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 3,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Herrmann grounded out (first unassisted); Andrews
singled to right; Metzger singled to right [Andrews to third];
BOSWELL BATTED FOR DIERKER; HOUGH REPLACED HOOTON (PITCHING);
Boswell grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to
first) [Metzger out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers
3, Astros 1.

DODGERS 8TH: PENTZ REPLACED BOSWELL (PITCHING); Buckner singled
to center; Buckner stole second; Sizemore struck out; Smith
flied out to left; Garvey walked; Cey singled to center [Buckner
scored, Garvey to third]; FORSCH REPLACED PENTZ (PITCHING);
Lyttle was walked intentionally [Cey to second]; Russell forced
Lyttle (shortstop to second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Dodgers 4,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Gross singled to center; Cabell struck out; Cedeno
grounded out (third to first) [Gross to second]; Watson doubled
to left [Gross scored]; Cruz singled to right [Watson scored];
Cruz stole second; Herrmann grounded out (shortstop to first); 2
R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 4, Astros 3.

DODGERS 9TH: Yeager grounded out (third to first); Hough struck
out; Buckner flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers
4, Astros 3.

ASTROS 9TH: Andrews flied out to right; JOHNSON BATTED FOR
METZGER; Johnson walked; HOWARD RAN FOR JOHNSON; ROBERTS BATTED
FOR FORSCH; Roberts grounded out (third to first) [Howard to
second]; Gross flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers
4, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Dodgers          4   9   0    6
 Astros           3   9   0    7


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