Houston Astros 5, Los Angeles Dodgers 2
Regular Season Game 138
Played on Saturday, September 4, 1976 (D) at Astrodome

LA  N    1  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  2  0
HOU N    0  0  5    0  0  0    0  0  x  -   5  6  2
Los Angeles Dodgers          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lopes 2b                      4   1   1   0       0   1       0   1
Buckner lf                    4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Smith rf                      3   0   1   1       0   0       1   0
Garvey 1b                     2   0   0   0       2   0      12   0
Cey 3b                        3   1   0   0       1   0       0   5
Lyttle cf                     4   0   0   1       0   0       3   1
Russell ss                    3   0   0   0       1   0       1   4
Yeager c                      2   0   0   0       1   0       5   0
  Mota ph                     0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
John p                        1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Lee ph                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lewallyn p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Hale ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       28   2   2   2       6   3      24  13

BATTING - 
SH: John (8,off Andujar).
SF: Smith (1,off Andujar).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Lopes (44,2nd base off Andujar/Johnson); Garvey (14,2nd base off Andujar/Johnson).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Howard lf                     4   1   1   0       0   0       2   0
Cabell 3b                     4   1   1   0       0   0       1   3
Cedeno cf                     3   1   1   1       1   0       2   0
Watson 1b                     4   1   1   3       0   1       9   2
Johnson c                     2   1   1   0       2   0       3   0
Cruz rf                       3   0   0   0       1   1       5   0
Andrews 2b                    3   0   0   0       0   0       3   4
Metzger ss                    3   0   1   1       0   0       0   2
Andujar p                     3   0   0   0       0   2       2   0
Totals                       29   5   6   5       4   4      27  11

FIELDING - 
E: Metzger (7), Andujar (3).

BATTING - 
HR: Watson (15,3rd inning off John 2 on 1 out).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno (46,2nd base off John/Yeager).

PITCHING
Los Angeles Dodgers          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
John L(8-9)                   6     6   5   5   3   3   1  26
Lewallyn                      2     0   0   0   1   1   0   7
Totals                        8     6   5   5   4   4   1  33


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Andujar W(8-9)                9     2   2   1   6   3   0  36


Umpires: HP - Ed Sudol, 1B - Bob Engel, 2B - Bruce Froemming, 3B - Jerry Dale
Time of Game: 2:09   Attendance: 6875


Starting Lineups:

   Los Angeles Dodgers           Houston Astros           
1. Lopes               2b        Howard              lf
2. Buckner             lf        Cabell              3b
3. Smith               rf        Cedeno              cf
4. Garvey              1b        Watson              1b
5. Cey                 3b        Johnson             c
6. Lyttle              cf        Cruz                rf
7. Russell             ss        Andrews             2b
8. Yeager              c         Metzger             ss
9. John                p         Andujar             p

DODGERS 1ST: Lopes singled to shortstop; Lopes stole second;
Buckner grounded out (second to first) [Lopes to third]; Smith
hit a sacrifice fly to right [Lopes scored]; Garvey walked;
Garvey stole second; Cey grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Howard grounded out (third to first); Cabell
grounded out (shortstop to first); Cedeno walked; Cedeno stole
second; Watson grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Dodgers 1, Astros 0.

DODGERS 2ND: Lyttle grounded out (first unassisted); Russell
walked; Yeager walked [Russell to second]; John out on a
sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Russell to third, Yeager to
second]; Lopes was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Dodgers 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Johnson singled to left; Cruz flied out to left;
Andrews flied out to center; Metzger grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Astros 0.

DODGERS 3RD: Buckner struck out; Smith grounded out (second to
pitcher); Garvey grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Andujar struck out; Howard singled to right; Cabell
singled to right [Howard to third]; Cedeno singled to pitcher
[Howard scored, Cabell to second]; Watson homered [Cabell
scored, Cedeno scored]; Johnson walked; Cruz walked [Johnson to
second]; Andrews grounded out (shortstop to first) [Johnson to
third, Cruz to second]; Metzger singled to center [Johnson
scored, Cruz out at home (center to catcher)]; 5 R, 5 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Dodgers 1, Astros 5.

DODGERS 4TH: Cey walked; Cey was picked off first but was safe
on an error by Andujar [Cey to third]; Lyttle grounded out
(first unassisted) [Cey scored (unearned)]; Russell grounded out
(second to first); Yeager grounded out (third to first); 1 R (0
ER), 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 2, Astros 5.

ASTROS 4TH: Andujar struck out; Howard grounded out (third to
first); Cabell grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Dodgers 2, Astros 5.

DODGERS 5TH: John struck out; Lopes made an out to second;
Buckner flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 2,
Astros 5.

ASTROS 5TH: Cedeno flied out to left; Watson grounded out
(second to first); Johnson flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Dodgers 2, Astros 5.

DODGERS 6TH: Smith singled to right; Garvey flied out to right;
Cey flied out to right; Lyttle flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 2, Astros 5.

ASTROS 6TH: Cruz struck out; Andrews grounded out (shortstop to
first); Metzger grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Dodgers 2, Astros 5.

DODGERS 7TH: Russell reached on an error by Metzger [Russell to
second]; Yeager grounded out (third to first); LEE BATTED FOR
JOHN; Lee flied out to left; Lopes flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H,
1 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 2, Astros 5.

ASTROS 7TH: LEWALLYN REPLACED LEE (PITCHING); Andujar flied out
to right; Howard grounded out (third to first); Cabell made an
out to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 2, Astros 5.

DODGERS 8TH: Buckner lined to third; Smith flied out to left;
Garvey walked; Cey forced Garvey (shortstop to second); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 2, Astros 5.

ASTROS 8TH: Cedeno flied out to center; Watson struck out;
Johnson walked; Cruz grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 2, Astros 5.

DODGERS 9TH: Lyttle grounded out (second to first); Russell
flied out to right; MOTA BATTED FOR YEAGER; Mota walked; HALE
BATTED FOR LEWALLYN; Hale grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 2, Astros 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Dodgers          2   2   0    7
 Astros           5   6   2    4


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