Houston Astros 1, Los Angeles Dodgers 0
Regular Season Game 159
Played on Tuesday, September 28, 1976 (N) at Dodger Stadium

HOU N    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  5  1
LA  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  3  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Andrews 2b                    4   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Cabell 3b,1b                  4   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Cedeno cf                     4   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Watson 1b                     3   0   1   1       1   0      10   1
  Howe 3b                     0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Cruz lf                       4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Johnson c                     2   0   1   0       2   0       5   0
Gross rf                      4   0   1   0       0   1       6   0
Metzger ss                    4   0   0   0       0   0       2   5
Richard p                     3   0   0   0       0   1       1   3
Totals                       32   1   5   1       3   3      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Richard-Metzger-Watson.
E: Richard (10).

BATTING - 
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno (54,2nd base off Hooton/Pasley).
CS: Cabell (8,2nd base by Hooton/Pasley).

Los Angeles Dodgers          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lopes 2b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       5   2
Buckner lf                    4   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
Smith rf                      4   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Garvey 1b                     3   0   2   0       0   0       7   2
Cey 3b                        3   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Russell ss                    3   0   0   0       0   1       2   6
Burke cf                      3   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Pasley c                      2   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
  Goodson ph                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Auerbach pr                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Yeager c                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Hooton p                      2   0   0   0       0   2       1   1
  Lee ph                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hough p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   0   3   0       0   5      27  12

FIELDING - 
E: Lopes (19).

BATTING - 
GDP: Cey (11,off Richard).
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Garvey (19,2nd base off Richard/Johnson); Lopes (62,2nd base off Richard/Johnson).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Richard W(19-15)              9     3   0   0   0   5   0  30


Los Angeles Dodgers          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hooton L(11-15)               8     4   1   0   3   3   0  31
Hough                         1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        9     5   1   0   3   3   0  35


Umpires: HP - Paul Runge, 1B - Doug Harvey, 2B - Bob Engel, 3B - Jerry Dale
Time of Game: 2:05   Attendance: 10483


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Los Angeles Dodgers      
1. Andrews             2b        Lopes               2b
2. Cabell              3b        Buckner             lf
3. Cedeno              cf        Smith               rf
4. Watson              1b        Garvey              1b
5. Cruz                lf        Cey                 3b
6. Johnson             c         Russell             ss
7. Gross               rf        Burke               cf
8. Metzger             ss        Pasley              c
9. Richard             p         Hooton              p

ASTROS 1ST: Andrews grounded out (second to first); Cabell
grounded out (shortstop to first); Cedeno reached on an error by
Lopes [Cedeno to second]; Watson singled to right [Cedeno scored
(unearned)]; Cruz struck out; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 1, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 1ST: Lopes grounded out (shortstop to first); Buckner
grounded out (first unassisted); Smith struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Johnson walked; Gross forced Johnson (first to
shortstop); Metzger popped to shortstop in foul territory;
Richard forced Gross (third to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 1, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 2ND: Garvey singled to center; Garvey stole second; Cey
flied out to right; Russell struck out; Burke flied out to
right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Andrews flied out to left; Cabell singled to center;
Cabell was picked off and caught stealing second (pitcher to
first to shortstop to pitcher); Cedeno grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 3RD: Pasley struck out; Hooton struck out; Lopes reached
on an error by Richard [Lopes to first]; Lopes stole second;
Buckner grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 1, Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Watson flied out to right; Cruz lined to second;
Johnson singled to center; Gross struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 4TH: Smith flied out to left; Garvey singled to center;
Cey grounded into a double play (pitcher to shortstop to first)
[Garvey out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers
0.

ASTROS 5TH: Metzger grounded out (second to first); Richard
struck out; Andrews flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 5TH: Russell grounded out (second to first); Burke
popped to first in foul territory; Pasley flied out to right; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Cabell flied out to right; Cedeno singled to third;
Cedeno stole second; Watson walked; Cruz flied out to left;
Johnson walked [Cedeno to third, Watson to second]; Gross lined
to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 6TH: Hooton struck out; Lopes grounded out (pitcher to
first); Buckner flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
1, Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Metzger popped to third in foul territory; Richard
flied out to right; Andrews popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 7TH: Smith grounded out (pitcher to first); Garvey
grounded out (shortstop to first); Cey flied out to right; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 8TH: Cabell popped to second; Cedeno grounded out
(shortstop to first); Watson grounded out (shortstop to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 8TH: Russell grounded out (shortstop to first); Burke
grounded out (shortstop to first); GOODSON BATTED FOR PASLEY;
Goodson singled to left; AUERBACH RAN FOR GOODSON; LEE BATTED
FOR HOOTON; Lee lined to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 1, Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 9TH: YEAGER REPLACED AUERBACH (PLAYING C ); HOUGH
REPLACED LEE (PITCHING); Cruz flied out to left; Johnson
grounded out (shortstop to first); Gross singled to left;
Metzger forced Gross (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 9TH: HOWE REPLACED WATSON (PLAYING 3B); CABELL CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); Lopes flied out to right; Buckner popped
to third in foul territory; Smith flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 0.

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


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