Los Angeles Dodgers 3, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 3
Played on Sunday, April 12, 1981 (D) at Dodger Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  1  0  -   2  6  1
LA  N    0  1  2    0  0  0    0  0  x  -   3  8  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Leonard rf                    3   0   0   1       0   1       0   0
Reynolds ss                   3   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
  Woods ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  LaCorte p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Cedeno cf                     4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Cruz lf                       4   0   0   0       0   2       3   0
Heep 1b                       4   0   0   0       0   1       7   0
Howe 3b                       3   0   0   0       0   0       1   4
Ashby c                       3   0   0   0       0   0      10   1
Landestoy 2b                  2   0   0   0       0   0       1   3
  Puhl ph                     1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Thon pr,ss                  0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ruhle p                       1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Bergman ph                  1   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
  D. Smith p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Walling ph                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Roberts 2b                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   2   6   2       0   5      24   8

FIELDING - 
E: D. Smith (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Cedeno (2,off Sutcliffe); Walling (1,off Sutcliffe).
HR: Bergman (1,6th inning off Sutcliffe 0 on 0 out).
SF: Leonard (1,off Howe).
GDP: Cedeno (1,off Sutcliffe).
Team LOB: 3.

Los Angeles Dodgers          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lopes 2b                      4   1   1   0       0   1       4   4
Landreaux cf                  4   1   2   2       0   1       2   0
Baker lf                      4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Garvey 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   1      11   1
Cey 3b                        4   1   1   0       0   1       0   5
Guerrero rf                   4   0   0   0       0   2       2   0
Scioscia c                    3   0   1   0       0   0       5   0
Russell ss                    3   0   3   1       0   0       1   2
Sutcliffe p                   3   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
  Howe p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   3   8   3       0   8      27  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Cey-Lopes-Garvey.
E: Lopes (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Russell (1,off Ruhle); Landreaux (3,off Ruhle).
HR: Landreaux (1,3rd inning off Ruhle 1 on 0 out).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Guerrero (1,2nd base by D. Smith/Ashby).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ruhle L(0-1)                  5     7   3   3   0   4   1  23
D. Smith                      2     1   0   0   0   3   0   7
LaCorte                       1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        8     8   3   3   0   8   1  33


Los Angeles Dodgers          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Sutcliffe W(1-0)              7.1   6   2   2   0   2   1  27
Howe SV(1)                    1.2   0   0   0   0   3   0   5
Totals                        9     6   2   2   0   5   1  32


Umpires: HP - Paul Runge, 1B - Jim Quick, 2B - Bob Engel, 3B - Jerry Dale
Time of Game: 2:16   Attendance: 50734


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Los Angeles Dodgers      
1. Leonard             rf        Lopes               2b
2. Reynolds            ss        Landreaux           cf
3. Cedeno              cf        Baker               lf
4. Cruz                lf        Garvey              1b
5. Heep                1b        Cey                 3b
6. Howe                3b        Guerrero            rf
7. Ashby               c         Scioscia            c
8. Landestoy           2b        Russell             ss
9. Ruhle               p         Sutcliffe           p

ASTROS 1ST: Leonard struck out; Reynolds made an out to second;
Cedeno doubled to left; Cruz grounded out (first to pitcher); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 1ST: Lopes grounded out (second to first); Landreaux
flied out to left; Baker popped to catcher in foul territory; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Heep flied out to center; Howe grounded out (third
to first); Ashby grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 2ND: Garvey struck out; Cey singled to center; Guerrero
struck out; Scioscia singled to left [Cey to third]; Russell
singled to center [Cey scored, Scioscia to second]; Sutcliffe
grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0,
Dodgers 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Landestoy grounded out (second to first); Ruhle
singled to left; Leonard forced Ruhle (third to second) [Leonard
to second (error by Lopes)]; Reynolds grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 1.

DODGERS 3RD: Lopes singled to left; Landreaux homered [Lopes
scored]; Baker grounded out (third to first); Garvey grounded
out (third to first); Cey was called out on strikes; 2 R, 2 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Cedeno lined to shortstop; Cruz grounded out (first
unassisted); Heep grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 3.

DODGERS 4TH: Guerrero grounded out (third to first); Scioscia
grounded out (second to first); Russell doubled to left;
Sutcliffe was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Dodgers 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Howe grounded out (third to first); Ashby grounded
out (pitcher to shortstop to first); Landestoy flied out to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 3.

DODGERS 5TH: Lopes flied out to left; Landreaux doubled to
center; Baker reached on a fielder's choice; Garvey popped to
catcher in foul territory; Cey made an out to second; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 3.

ASTROS 6TH: BERGMAN BATTED FOR RUHLE; Bergman homered; Leonard
made an out to second; Reynolds singled to right; Cedeno
grounded into a double play (third to second to first) [Reynolds
out at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 3.

DODGERS 6TH: D. SMITH REPLACED BERGMAN (PITCHING); Guerrero
reached on an error by D. Smith; Guerrero was caught stealing
second (catcher to shortstop); Scioscia lined to left; Russell
singled to left; Sutcliffe grounded out (second to first); 0 R,
1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Cruz struck out; Heep flied out to left; Howe flied
out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 3.

DODGERS 7TH: Lopes struck out; Landreaux was called out on
strikes; Baker struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Dodgers 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Ashby grounded out (shortstop to first); PUHL BATTED
FOR LANDESTOY; Puhl singled to left; THON RAN FOR PUHL; WALLING
BATTED FOR D. SMITH; Walling doubled to center [Thon to third];
HOWE REPLACED SUTCLIFFE (PITCHING); Leonard hit a sacrifice fly
to right [Thon scored]; WOODS BATTED FOR REYNOLDS; Woods struck
out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Dodgers 3.

DODGERS 8TH: LACORTE REPLACED WOODS (PITCHING); THON STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING SS); ROBERTS REPLACED WALLING (PLAYING 2B); Garvey
made an out to third; Cey flied out to center; Guerrero struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Dodgers 3.

ASTROS 9TH: Cedeno grounded out (third to first); Cruz struck
out; Heep was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Dodgers 3.

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


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