Houston Astros 3, Los Angeles Dodgers 2
Regular Season Game 162
Played on Sunday, September 30, 1979 (D) at Dodger Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  2  0  -   3  7  0
LA  N    1  1  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   2 10  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Landestoy 2b                  3   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Leonard cf                    4   2   2   1       0   1       4   0
Walling rf                    3   0   1   1       1   0       2   0
Heep lf                       3   0   1   1       0   1       5   0
Bergman 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
Cabell 3b                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Gonzalez 3b                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Puhl ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Howe 3b                     1   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Sexton ss                     2   0   1   0       1   1       3   2
  Knicely c                   1   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Pujols c                      3   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
  Sprowl p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cruz ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Niekro p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Reynolds ph,ss              2   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   3   7   3       2   7      27   4

BATTING - 
SH: Landestoy (5,off Sutcliffe).
SF: Heep (2,off Sutcliffe).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Leonard 2 (23,2nd base off Sutcliffe/Oates 2); Walling (3,2nd base off
Sutcliffe/Oates).

Los Angeles Dodgers          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Thomas ss                     5   1   1   0       0   2       0   2
Joshua rf,cf                  4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Garvey 1b                     3   0   1   0       0   1       5   0
  Davalillo lf                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ferguson ph,rf              1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Cey 3b                        0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hatcher ph,3b               4   0   2   1       0   0       2   1
Thomasson cf                  3   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
  Baker ph,lf                 1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Guerrero lf,1b                4   1   1   0       0   0       4   0
Martinez 2b                   4   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Oates c                       3   0   1   0       0   0       8   3
  Mota ph                     1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Sutcliffe p                   3   0   2   1       0   1       0   0
  Russell ph                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   2  10   2       0   6      27   7

FIELDING - 
E: Oates (2).

BATTING - 
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Thomas (18,2nd base off Niekro/Pujols).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro W(21-11)               7     7   2   2   0   4   0  28
Sprowl                        1     1   0   0   0   2   0   4
Sambito SV(22)                1     2   0   0   0   0   0   5
Totals                        9    10   2   2   0   6   0  37


Los Angeles Dodgers          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Sutcliffe L(17-10)            9     7   3   2   2   7   0  36

WP: Sutcliffe (8).

Umpires: HP - Bob Engel, 1B - Steve Fields, 2B - Fred Brocklander, 3B - Paul Runge
Time of Game: 2:42   Attendance: 46741


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Los Angeles Dodgers      
1. Landestoy           2b        Thomas              ss
2. Leonard             cf        Joshua              rf
3. Walling             rf        Garvey              1b
4. Heep                lf        Cey                 3b
5. Bergman             1b        Thomasson           cf
6. Cabell              3b        Guerrero            lf
7. Sexton              ss        Martinez            2b
8. Pujols              c         Oates               c
9. Niekro              p         Sutcliffe           p

ASTROS 1ST: Landestoy flied out to center; Leonard flied out to
center; Walling grounded out (catcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 1ST: Thomas singled; Thomas stole second; Joshua flied
out to left; Garvey struck out; HATCHER BATTED FOR CEY; Hatcher
singled [Thomas scored]; Thomasson popped to second; 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 1.

ASTROS 2ND: HATCHER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); Heep singled;
Sutcliffe threw a wild pitch [Heep to second]; Bergman struck
out; Cabell struck out; Sexton walked; Pujols grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 1.

DODGERS 2ND: GONZALEZ REPLACED CABELL (PLAYING 3B); Guerrero
singled; Martinez grounded out (shortstop to first) [Guerrero to
second]; Oates popped to shortstop; Sutcliffe singled [Guerrero
scored]; Thomas forced Sutcliffe (second to shortstop); 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Niekro flied out to left; Landestoy grounded out
(shortstop to first); Leonard struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Dodgers 2.

DODGERS 3RD: Joshua popped to shortstop; Garvey singled; Hatcher
lined to right; Thomasson flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Walling lined to right; Heep was called out on
strikes; Bergman popped to third in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 2.

DODGERS 4TH: Guerrero flied out to left; Martinez flied out to
center; Oates singled; On a bunt Sutcliffe singled [Oates to
second]; Thomas struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0,
Dodgers 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Gonzalez struck out; Sexton singled; Pujols grounded
out (third to first) [Sexton to second]; Niekro grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 2.

DODGERS 5TH: Joshua flied out to center; Garvey flied out to
left; Hatcher grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 2.

ASTROS 6TH: DAVALILLO REPLACED GARVEY (PLAYING LF); GUERRERO
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); On a bunt Landestoy grounded out
(catcher to first); Leonard singled; Leonard stole second;
Walling singled [Leonard scored]; Walling stole second; Heep
flied out to center; Bergman popped to catcher in foul
territory; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 2.

DODGERS 6TH: Thomasson flied out to left; Guerrero lined to
center; Martinez flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Dodgers 2.

ASTROS 7TH: PUHL BATTED FOR GONZALEZ; Puhl popped to second;
Sexton was called out on strikes; Pujols struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 2.

DODGERS 7TH: HOWE REPLACED PUHL (PLAYING 3B); Oates popped to
third in foul territory; Sutcliffe struck out; Thomas struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 2.

ASTROS 8TH: REYNOLDS BATTED FOR NIEKRO; Reynolds singled;
Landestoy out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to first) [Reynolds
to second]; Leonard singled [Reynolds scored]; Leonard stole
second [Leonard to third (error by Oates)]; Walling walked; Heep
hit a sacrifice fly to center [Leonard scored (unearned)];
Bergman lined to first; 2 R (1 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3,
Dodgers 2.

DODGERS 8TH: REYNOLDS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); SPROWL
REPLACED PUJOLS (PITCHING); KNICELY REPLACED SEXTON (PLAYING C
); Joshua flied out to center; FERGUSON BATTED FOR DAVALILLO;
Ferguson struck out; Hatcher singled; BAKER BATTED FOR
THOMASSON; Baker struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3,
Dodgers 2.

ASTROS 9TH: BAKER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); FERGUSON STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING RF); JOSHUA CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING CF);
Howe singled; Knicely popped to third; CRUZ BATTED FOR SPROWL;
Cruz flied out to left; Reynolds flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Dodgers 2.

DODGERS 9TH: SAMBITO REPLACED CRUZ (PITCHING); Guerrero popped
to first in foul territory; Martinez grounded out (pitcher to
first); MOTA BATTED FOR OATES; Mota singled; RUSSELL BATTED FOR
SUTCLIFFE; Russell singled [Mota to second]; Thomas forced Mota
(third unassisted); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Dodgers 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3   7   0    6
 Dodgers          2  10   1    8


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