Houston Astros 5, Los Angeles Dodgers 3
Regular Season Game 61
Played on Tuesday, June 20, 1978 (N) at Dodger Stadium

HOU N    3  1  0    0  1  0    0  0  0  -   5 11  0
LA  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  2  1  -   3  8  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl cf                       5   1   2   0       0   1       3   0
Alou lf                       4   1   3   0       0   0       1   0
  Howard lf                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Cabell 3b                     5   0   1   1       0   2       1   0
Watson 1b                     3   2   2   0       1   0      11   0
Howe 2b                       3   1   1   1       1   0       1   4
Ferguson c                    3   0   1   0       1   0       8   0
Cruz rf                       3   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Walling rf                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Fischlin ss                   4   0   1   0       0   1       2   4
Richard p                     4   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
  McLaughlin p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       36   5  11   2       3   6      27  10

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

BATTING - 
2B: Howe (19,off John); Cabell (8,off John); Watson (10,off Welch).
3B: Watson (2,off John).
GDP: Howe (5,off John); Ferguson (5,off John); Richard (2,off Rautzhan).
IBB: Watson (8,by John).
Team LOB: 7.

Los Angeles Dodgers          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lopes 2b                      5   1   1   0       0   2       1   6
Russell ss                    5   0   2   1       0   2       2   3
Garvey 1b                     4   1   1   1       1   1      13   2
Cey 3b                        2   0   1   1       3   0       3   4
Baker lf                      4   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
Lacy rf                       3   0   1   0       1   0       0   0
North cf                      3   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Davalillo ph,cf             1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Yeager c                      3   0   0   0       0   0       5   1
  Mota ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
John p                        1   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Oates ph                    0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Welch p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Monday ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Rautzhan p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Grote ph                    1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   3   8   3       6   7      27  18

FIELDING - 
DP: 4. Cey-Garvey, Yeager-Cey, Lopes-Russell-Garvey, Lopes-Russell-Garvey.
E: Russell 2 (16).

BATTING - 
2B: Russell (13,off Richard); Lopes (10,off Richard); Cey (15,off Richard).
3B: Russell (2,off McLaughlin).
GDP: Lacy (3,off Richard).
Team LOB: 10.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Richard W(6-7)                7.1   6   2   2   4   7   0  31
McLaughlin SV(1)              1.2   2   1   1   2   0   0   9
Totals                        9     8   3   3   6   7   0  40


Los Angeles Dodgers          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
John L(8-5)                   5     8   5   2   3   3   0  25
Welch                         2     1   0   0   0   2   0   7
Rautzhan                      2     2   0   0   0   1   0   7
Totals                        9    11   5   2   3   6   0  39

WP: John (3).
IBB: John (2,Watson).

Umpires: HP - John Kibler, 1B - Nick Colosi, 2B - Satch Davidson, 3B - Joe West
Time of Game: 2:32   Attendance: 41991


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Los Angeles Dodgers      
1. Puhl                cf        Lopes               2b
2. Alou                lf        Russell             ss
3. Cabell              3b        Garvey              1b
4. Watson              1b        Cey                 3b
5. Howe                2b        Baker               lf
6. Ferguson            c         Lacy                rf
7. Cruz                rf        North               cf
8. Fischlin            ss        Yeager              c
9. Richard             p         John                p

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl grounded out (pitcher to first); Alou singled
to left; Cabell reached on an error by Russell (assist by Lopes)
[Alou to second, Cabell to first]; Watson forced Cabell
(shortstop to second) [Alou to third]; Howe doubled to center
[Alou scored (unearned), Watson to third]; Ferguson walked; Cruz
reached on an error by Russell [Watson scored (unearned) (no
RBI), Howe scored (unearned) (no RBI), Ferguson to third, Cruz
to first]; Fischlin grounded out (second to first); 3 R (0 ER),
2 H, 2 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 1ST: Lopes was called out on strikes; Russell was called
out on strikes; Garvey grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Richard struck out; Puhl singled to left; Alou
singled to left [Puhl to third]; Cabell doubled to right [Puhl
scored, Alou to third]; Watson was walked intentionally; Howe
grounded into a double play (third to first) [Cabell out at
third]; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 2ND: Cey walked; Baker was called out on strikes; Lacy
popped to catcher in foul territory; North singled to center
[Cey to second]; Yeager popped to first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 4, Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Ferguson grounded out (first to pitcher); Cruz
grounded out (third to first); Fischlin grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 3RD: John flied out to center; Lopes grounded out
(second to first); Russell doubled to left; Garvey struck out; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Richard struck out; Puhl singled to center; Alou
singled to left [Puhl to second]; John threw a wild pitch [Puhl
to third, Alou to second]; Cabell struck out while Puhl was
picked off third (catcher to third); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 4, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 4TH: Cey walked; Baker flied out to center; Lacy
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Cey
out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Watson tripled to right; Howe walked; Ferguson
grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first)
[Watson scored (no RBI), Howe out at second]; Cruz grounded out
(second to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 5TH: North grounded out (second to first); Yeager popped
to first in foul territory; OATES BATTED FOR JOHN; Oates walked;
Lopes struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 6TH: WELCH REPLACED OATES (PITCHING); Fischlin was called
out on strikes; Debut game for Bob Welch; Richard
grounded out (third to first); Puhl struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 5, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 6TH: WALLING REPLACED CRUZ (PLAYING RF); Russell struck
out; Garvey lined to left; Cey walked; Baker struck out; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Alou grounded out (third to first); Cabell lined to
first; Watson doubled to left; Howe popped to third; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 7TH: Lacy singled to center; North grounded out (second
to first) [Lacy to second]; Yeager popped to third; MONDAY
BATTED FOR WELCH; Monday grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 8TH: RAUTZHAN REPLACED MONDAY (PITCHING); Ferguson
singled to center; Walling grounded out (first unassisted)
[Ferguson to second]; Fischlin singled to right [Ferguson to
third]; Richard grounded into a double play (second to shortstop
to first) [Fischlin out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 5, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 8TH: HOWARD REPLACED ALOU (PLAYING LF); Lopes doubled to
left; Russell flied out to center; Garvey singled to left [Lopes
scored]; Cey doubled to left [Garvey scored]; MCLAUGHLIN
REPLACED RICHARD (PITCHING); Baker popped to shortstop; Lacy
walked; DAVALILLO BATTED FOR NORTH; Davalillo grounded out
(shortstop to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Dodgers 2.

ASTROS 9TH: DAVALILLO STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); Puhl grounded
out (pitcher to first); Howard grounded out (first to pitcher);
Cabell was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
5, Dodgers 2.

DODGERS 9TH: MOTA BATTED FOR YEAGER; Mota grounded out
(shortstop to first); GROTE BATTED FOR RAUTZHAN; Grote singled
to pitcher; Lopes popped to shortstop; Russell tripled to right
[Grote scored]; Garvey walked; Cey grounded out (pitcher to
first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Dodgers 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5  11   0    7
 Dodgers          3   8   2   10


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