Los Angeles Dodgers 2, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 146
Played on Thursday, September 14, 1978 (N) at Dodger Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   1  8  0
LA  N    1  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  x  -   2  5  3
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Landestoy ss                  5   0   2   0       0   0       0   4
Gonzalez 2b,3b                5   0   0   0       0   3       2   2
Puhl cf                       4   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Bochy ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Cruz rf                       2   0   0   0       2   1       0   0
Cabell 3b,1b                  4   1   1   0       0   0       2   3
Watson 1b                     3   0   2   0       0   1       8   1
  Bergman pr,1b               0   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
  Baldwin ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Drumright 2b                0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Walling lf                    3   0   1   1       0   0       1   0
  Leonard ph,lf               1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Pujols c                      3   0   0   0       0   0       6   1
  Alou ph                     1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Sexton pr                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Niekro p                      1   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Howard ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   1   8   1       2   5      24  13

BATTING - 
SH: Niekro 2 (8,off Rhoden 2).
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cruz (32,2nd base off Rhoden/Yeager).

Los Angeles Dodgers          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lopes 2b                      4   1   2   1       0   0       3   5
North cf                      4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Monday rf                     2   0   0   0       2   1       1   0
  Law pr                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Simpson rf                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Garvey 1b                     4   0   1   0       0   1       9   0
Cey 3b                        4   1   1   1       0   0       2   2
Baker lf                      2   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
Russell ss                    3   0   0   0       0   1       1   3
Yeager c                      2   0   0   0       1   1       5   0
Rhoden p                      2   0   1   0       0   0       0   3
  Rautzhan p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Forster p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       27   2   5   2       3   6      27  13

FIELDING - 
E: Lopes 2 (19), North (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Garvey (32,off Niekro).
HR: Lopes (17,1st inning off Niekro 0 on 0 out); Cey (21,4th inning off Niekro
0 on 0 out).
SH: Rautzhan (2,off Niekro).
HBP: Baker (3,by Niekro).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Law (1,2nd base by Niekro/Pujols).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro L(12-13)               8     5   2   2   3   6   2  32

WP: Niekro (7).
HBP: Niekro (7,Baker).

Los Angeles Dodgers          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Rhoden W(9-7)                 6     6   1   1   2   2   0  28
Rautzhan                      2     1   0   0   0   2   0   7
Forster SV(20)                1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                        9     8   1   1   2   5   0  39

Rautzhan faced 1 batter in the 9th inning
WP: Rhoden (6).

Umpires: HP - Doug Harvey, 1B - Andy Olsen, 2B - Jim Quick, 3B - Jerry Crawford
Time of Game: 2:27   Attendance: 37423


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Los Angeles Dodgers      
1. Landestoy           ss        Lopes               2b
2. Gonzalez            2b        North               cf
3. Puhl                cf        Monday              rf
4. Cruz                rf        Garvey              1b
5. Cabell              3b        Cey                 3b
6. Watson              1b        Baker               lf
7. Walling             lf        Russell             ss
8. Pujols              c         Yeager              c
9. Niekro              p         Rhoden              p

ASTROS 1ST: Landestoy singled to center [Landestoy to second
(error by North)]; Gonzalez reached on a fielder's choice
[Landestoy out at third (shortstop to third)]; Puhl grounded out
(third to first) [Gonzalez to second]; Rhoden threw a wild pitch
[Gonzalez to third]; Cruz walked; Cruz stole second; Cabell
flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 1ST: Lopes homered; North grounded out (second to
first); Monday struck out; Garvey doubled to center; Cey
grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
0, Dodgers 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson singled to left; Walling flied out to left;
Pujols forced Watson (third to second); Niekro popped to
shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 1.

DODGERS 2ND: Baker grounded out (first unassisted); Russell
struck out; Yeager was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Landestoy flied out to left; Gonzalez grounded out
(shortstop to first); Puhl singled to left; Cruz walked [Puhl to
second]; Cabell grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 1.

DODGERS 3RD: Rhoden singled to center; Lopes singled to left
[Rhoden to second]; North struck out; Monday grounded out
(pitcher to first) [Rhoden to third, Lopes to second]; Garvey
struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Watson was called out on strikes; Walling reached on
an error by Lopes [Walling to first]; Pujols reached on an error
by Lopes [Walling to second, Pujols to first]; Niekro out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Walling to third, Pujols to
second]; Landestoy flied to left in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 2
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 1.

DODGERS 4TH: Cey homered; Baker struck out; Russell grounded out
(shortstop to first); Yeager grounded out (third to first); 1 R,
1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Gonzalez struck out; Puhl grounded out (second to
first); Cruz grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 2.

DODGERS 5TH: Rhoden grounded out (third to first); Lopes
grounded out (shortstop to first); North grounded out (first to
pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Cabell singled to center; Watson singled to center
[Cabell to second]; BERGMAN RAN FOR WATSON; Walling singled to
right [Cabell scored, Bergman to second]; Pujols forced Bergman
(pitcher to third) [Walling to second]; Niekro out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Walling to third, Pujols to
second]; Landestoy grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 3 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 2.

DODGERS 6TH: BERGMAN STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); Monday walked;
Niekro threw a wild pitch [Monday to second]; Garvey grounded
out (second to first) [Monday to third]; Cey grounded out (third
to first); Baker was hit by a pitch; Russell forced Baker
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers
2.

ASTROS 7TH: RAUTZHAN REPLACED RHODEN (PITCHING); Gonzalez struck
out; Puhl grounded out (second to first); Cruz struck out; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 2.

DODGERS 7TH: Yeager walked; Rautzhan out on a sacrifice bunt
(first to second) [Yeager to second]; Lopes lined to third;
North lined to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Cabell lined to right; BALDWIN BATTED FOR BERGMAN;
Baldwin grounded out (shortstop to first); LEONARD BATTED FOR
WALLING; Leonard flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Dodgers 2.

DODGERS 8TH: LEONARD STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); DRUMRIGHT
REPLACED BALDWIN (PLAYING 2B); CABELL CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING
1B); GONZALEZ CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 3B); Monday walked; LAW
RAN FOR MONDAY; Law was caught stealing second (catcher to
second); Garvey popped to first; Cey flied out to left; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 2.

ASTROS 9TH: SIMPSON REPLACED LAW (PLAYING RF); ALOU BATTED FOR
PUJOLS; Alou singled to left; HOWARD BATTED FOR NIEKRO; SEXTON
RAN FOR ALOU; FORSTER REPLACED RAUTZHAN (PITCHING); Howard flied
out to right; Landestoy singled to catcher [Sexton to second];
Gonzalez struck out; BOCHY BATTED FOR PUHL; Bochy grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           1   8   0   11
 Dodgers          2   5   3    6


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