Los Angeles Dodgers 1, Houston Astros 0
Regular Season Game 137
Played on Monday, September 3, 1979 (N) at Astrodome

LA  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    1  0  0  -   1  5  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  2  0
Los Angeles Dodgers          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lopes 2b                      3   0   1   0       1   0       0   6
Russell ss                    4   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Garvey 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   0      19   1
Cey 3b                        4   0   2   0       0   1       0   4
Baker lf                      3   1   0   0       1   0       1   0
Ferguson rf                   2   0   1   1       1   0       0   0
Thomas cf                     3   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Oates c                       3   0   1   0       0   0       4   1
  Yeager c                    0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Reuss p                       3   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Totals                       29   1   5   1       3   2      27  15

BATTING - 
3B: Lopes (6,off Niekro).
GDP: Reuss (1,off Niekro).
Team LOB: 4.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Landestoy 2b                  3   0   0   0       0   0       4   4
  Howe ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Reynolds ss                   4   0   0   0       0   0       3   2
Puhl cf                       3   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Cedeno 1b                     3   0   0   0       0   1       9   0
Cabell 3b                     3   0   0   0       0   1       2   2
Leonard rf                    3   0   1   0       0   0       4   0
Cruz lf                       3   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Pujols c                      3   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Niekro p                      2   0   0   0       0   2       1   5
  Alou ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       29   0   2   0       0   7      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Niekro-Reynolds, Niekro-Reynolds-Landestoy.
PB: Pujols (1).

BATTING - 
Team LOB: 2.

PITCHING
Los Angeles Dodgers          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reuss W(5-12)                 9     2   0   0   0   7   0  29


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro L(18-9)                9     5   1   1   3   2   0  32

WP: Niekro 2 (15).

Umpires: HP - Ed Vargo, 1B - Paul Pryor, 2B - Jim Quick, 3B - Satch Davidson
Time of Game: 2:04   Attendance: 19280


Starting Lineups:

   Los Angeles Dodgers           Houston Astros           
1. Lopes               2b        Landestoy           2b
2. Russell             ss        Reynolds            ss
3. Garvey              1b        Puhl                cf
4. Cey                 3b        Cedeno              1b
5. Baker               lf        Cabell              3b
6. Ferguson            rf        Leonard             rf
7. Thomas              cf        Cruz                lf
8. Oates               c         Pujols              c
9. Reuss               p         Niekro              p

DODGERS 1ST: Lopes walked; Russell forced Lopes (third to
second); Pujols allowed a passed ball [Russell to second];
Garvey lined into a double play (pitcher to shortstop) [Russell
out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Landestoy grounded out (third to first); Reynolds
grounded out (second to first); Puhl struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Astros 0.

DODGERS 2ND: Cey struck out; Baker flied out to right; Ferguson
walked; Thomas grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Dodgers 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cedeno grounded out (second to first); Cabell
grounded out (shortstop to first); Leonard grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Astros 0.

DODGERS 3RD: Oates grounded out (second to first); Reuss
grounded out (pitcher to first); Lopes grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Cruz grounded out (first unassisted); Pujols made an
out to first; Niekro struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers
0, Astros 0.

DODGERS 4TH: Russell flied out to right; Garvey flied out to
right; Cey flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers
0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Landestoy grounded out (third to first); Reynolds
grounded out (second to first); Puhl grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Astros 0.

DODGERS 5TH: Baker popped to third in foul territory; Ferguson
grounded out (shortstop to first); Thomas struck out; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Cedeno grounded out (third to first); Cabell struck
out; Leonard singled to third; Cruz singled to center [Leonard
to second]; Pujols grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Astros 0.

DODGERS 6TH: Oates singled to right; On a bunt Reuss grounded
into a double play (pitcher to shortstop to second) [Oates out
at second]; Lopes tripled to left; Russell made an out to
shortstop; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Niekro struck out (catcher to first); Landestoy made
an out to first; Reynolds grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Astros 0.

DODGERS 7TH: Garvey grounded out (second to first); Cey singled
to left; Niekro threw a wild pitch [Cey to second]; Cey was
picked off second (pitcher to second); Baker walked; Niekro
threw a wild pitch [Baker to second]; Ferguson singled to left
[Baker scored]; Thomas flied out to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Dodgers 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Puhl grounded out (second to first); Cedeno struck
out; Cabell flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 1,
Astros 0.

DODGERS 8TH: Oates grounded out (second to first); Reuss
grounded out (pitcher to first); Lopes popped to third in foul
territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 8TH: YEAGER REPLACED OATES (PLAYING C ); Leonard popped
to first in foul territory; Cruz grounded out (second to first);
Pujols grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Dodgers 1, Astros 0.

DODGERS 9TH: Russell flied out to center; Garvey grounded out
(third to first); Cey singled to left; Baker made an out to
second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 9TH: ALOU BATTED FOR NIEKRO; Alou struck out; HOWE BATTED
FOR LANDESTOY; Howe struck out; Reynolds popped to first in foul
territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Astros 0.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Dodgers          1   5   0    4
 Astros           0   2   0    2


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