Los Angeles Dodgers 4, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 40
Played on Tuesday, May 24, 1977 (N) at Dodger Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  1    1  0  0  -   2  8  0
LA  N    0  2  0    0  1  0    1  0  x  -   4 11  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gonzalez ss                   4   1   1   0       0   0       2   2
Cabell 3b                     4   0   2   0       0   1       1   3
Cedeno cf                     4   0   0   1       0   1       2   0
Johnson lf                    4   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
Ferguson c                    4   0   1   0       0   0       4   2
Cruz rf                       4   0   1   0       0   1       3   0
Watson 1b                     3   1   2   0       1   0       8   0
  Howard pr                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Howe 2b                       2   0   0   0       0   1       3   2
  Boswell ph,2b               2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Lemongello p                  2   0   0   0       0   2       0   2
  Crawford ph                 1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Gardner pr                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Pentz p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Roberts ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       35   2   8   2       1  10      24  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Gonzalez-Howe-Watson.

BATTING - 
2B: Watson (4,off Rhoden).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cruz 2 (10,2nd base off Rhoden/Oates,3rd base off Rhoden/Oates); Watson
(3,2nd base off Rhoden/Oates); Cabell (15,2nd base off Rhoden/Oates).

Los Angeles Dodgers          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lopes 2b                      2   0   1   0       0   1       0   1
  Martinez 2b                 2   1   2   0       0   0       0   2
Russell ss                    4   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
Smith rf                      2   0   0   1       1   0       0   0
Cey 3b                        4   0   1   1       0   1       0   2
Garvey 1b                     4   1   2   0       0   0      13   0
Monday cf                     4   1   3   1       0   1       1   0
Baker lf                      2   0   1   1       1   0       2   0
  Hale pr,lf                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Oates c                       3   0   1   0       0   0       8   0
  Hough p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Rhoden p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Yeager c                    0   1   0   0       1   0       3   0
Totals                       30   4  11   4       3   3      27   8

BATTING - 
2B: Monday (12,off Lemongello); Martinez (2,off Lemongello); Cey (8,off Lemongello).
SH: Baker (1,off Lemongello).
SF: Smith (3,off Sambito).
GDP: Rhoden (2,off Lemongello).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Lopes (8,2nd base by Lemongello/Ferguson); Monday (2,2nd base by Lemongello/Ferguson).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lemongello L(1-6)             6    10   3   3   1   1   0  26
Pentz                         0.1   1   1   1   1   0   0   3
Sambito                       1.2   0   0   0   1   2   0   6
Totals                        8    11   4   4   3   3   0  35


Los Angeles Dodgers          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Rhoden W(7-1)                 6.2   6   2   2   1   7   0  27
Hough SV(12)                  2.1   2   0   0   0   3   0   9
Totals                        9     8   2   2   1  10   0  36

WP: Rhoden (1).

Umpires: HP - Ed Montague, 1B - Lee Weyer, 2B - Art Williams, 3B - Paul Runge
Time of Game: 2:36   Attendance: 29864


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Los Angeles Dodgers      
1. Gonzalez            ss        Lopes               2b
2. Cabell              3b        Russell             ss
3. Cedeno              cf        Smith               rf
4. Johnson             lf        Cey                 3b
5. Ferguson            c         Garvey              1b
6. Cruz                rf        Monday              cf
7. Watson              1b        Baker               lf
8. Howe                2b        Oates               c
9. Lemongello          p         Rhoden              p

ASTROS 1ST: Gonzalez grounded out (second to first); Cabell
popped to first in foul territory; Cedeno flied out to left; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 1ST: On a bunt Lopes singled to first; Lopes was caught
stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Russell lined to left;
Smith walked; Cey forced Smith (third to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Johnson struck out; Ferguson grounded out (first
unassisted); Cruz singled to center; Cruz stole second; Watson
walked; Cruz stole third and Watson stole second; Howe grounded
out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0,
Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 2ND: Garvey singled to right; Monday doubled to left
[Garvey scored]; Baker singled to center [Monday scored]; Oates
popped to catcher in foul territory; Rhoden grounded out (third
to first) [Baker to second]; Lopes struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Lemongello struck out; Gonzalez flied out to left;
Cabell singled to center; Cabell stole second; Cedeno popped to
first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 2.

DODGERS 3RD: Russell lined to right; Smith grounded out (second
to first); Cey flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Dodgers 2.

ASTROS 4TH: MARTINEZ REPLACED LOPES (PLAYING 2B); Johnson was
called out on strikes; Ferguson popped to catcher in foul
territory; Cruz grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 2.

DODGERS 4TH: Garvey singled to right; On a bunt Monday singled
to catcher [Garvey to second]; Baker out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to first) [Garvey to third, Monday to second]; On a
bunt Oates singled to third [Garvey stayed at third, Monday
stayed at second]; Rhoden grounded into a double play (shortstop
to second to first) [Oates out at second]; 0 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
 Astros 0, Dodgers 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Watson grounded out (second to first); Howe struck
out; Lemongello was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 0, Dodgers 2.

DODGERS 5TH: Martinez doubled to center; Russell flied out to
right; Smith grounded out (shortstop to first) [Martinez to
third]; Cey doubled to right [Martinez scored]; Garvey grounded
out (pitcher to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers
3.

ASTROS 6TH: Gonzalez singled to left; Cabell singled to pitcher
[Gonzalez to third]; Rhoden threw a wild pitch [Cabell to
second]; Cedeno grounded out (shortstop to first) [Gonzalez
scored]; Johnson grounded out (third to first); Ferguson
grounded out (first unassisted); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
1, Dodgers 3.

DODGERS 6TH: Monday singled to shortstop; Monday was caught
stealing second (catcher to second); Baker grounded out (third
to first); Oates flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Dodgers 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Cruz struck out; Watson doubled to right; BOSWELL
BATTED FOR HOWE; Boswell struck out; CRAWFORD BATTED FOR
LEMONGELLO; Crawford singled to center [Watson scored]; HOUGH
REPLACED OATES (PITCHING); YEAGER REPLACED RHODEN (PLAYING C );
GARDNER RAN FOR CRAWFORD; Gonzalez flied out to center; 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Dodgers 3.

DODGERS 7TH: PENTZ REPLACED GARDNER (PITCHING); BOSWELL STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); Yeager walked; Martinez singled to second
[Yeager to third]; Russell popped to shortstop; SAMBITO REPLACED
PENTZ (PITCHING); Smith hit a sacrifice fly to right [Yeager
scored]; Cey struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2,
Dodgers 4.

ASTROS 8TH: Cabell struck out; Cedeno struck out; Johnson
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
2, Dodgers 4.

DODGERS 8TH: Garvey popped to third in foul territory; Monday
struck out; Baker walked; HALE RAN FOR BAKER; Hough grounded out
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Dodgers 4.

ASTROS 9TH: HALE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Ferguson singled
to left; Cruz popped to first in foul territory; Watson singled
to center [Ferguson to third]; HOWARD RAN FOR WATSON; Boswell
grounded out (third to first) [Howard to second]; ROBERTS BATTED
FOR SAMBITO; Roberts struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
2, Dodgers 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2   8   0    7
 Dodgers          4  11   0    7


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