Philadelphia Phillies 4, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 55
Played on Monday, June 8, 1981 (N) at Veterans Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    1  2  0    0  0  0  -   3 12  2
PHI N    0  2  0    2  0  0    0  0  x  -   4  8  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Scott cf                      4   1   1   0       1   1       1   0
Reynolds ss                   5   0   1   0       0   1       0   3
Puhl rf                       5   1   2   0       0   1       2   0
Cruz lf                       5   1   1   1       0   1       1   0
Cedeno 1b                     5   0   2   2       0   0      14   1
Howe 3b                       4   0   1   0       0   0       0   4
Pittman 2b                    4   0   2   0       0   0       2   5
Pujols c                      4   0   2   0       0   0       4   0
Sutton p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  D. Smith p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Walling ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  LaCorte p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       39   3  12   3       1   4      24  13

FIELDING - 
E: Scott (1), Pittman (1).

BATTING - 
HR: Cruz (10,4th inning off Ruthven 0 on 0 out).
SH: Sutton (3,off Ruthven).
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Scott (11,2nd base off Ruthven/Boone); Puhl (16,2nd base off Ruthven/Boone);
Cedeno (7,2nd base off Lyle/Boone).

Philadelphia Phillies        AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose 1b                       3   0   1   0       1   0      10   3
Aguayo 2b                     3   0   1   0       0   1       2   2
  Proly p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McGraw p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Matthews lf                   4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Schmidt 3b                    4   0   0   0       0   0       0   5
D. Davis rf                   4   2   2   0       0   0       1   0
Maddox cf                     4   2   1   0       0   1       6   0
Bowa ss                       4   0   3   3       0   0       0   4
Boone c                       2   0   0   1       0   0       5   0
Ruthven p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
  Gross ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Lyle p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Aviles 2b                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   4   8   4       1   4      27  15

FIELDING - 
E: Bowa (5), Boone (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Maddox (5,off Sutton).
SH: Aguayo (1,off Sutton); Ruthven (4,off Sutton).
SF: Boone (2,off Sutton).
IBB: Rose (3,by Sutton).
Team LOB: 6.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Sutton L(4-7)                 6     7   4   3   1   3   0  27
D. Smith                      1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
LaCorte                       1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        8     8   4   3   1   4   0  34

WP: D. Smith (4).
IBB: Sutton (3,Rose).

Philadelphia Phillies        IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ruthven W(8-3)                6     9   3   3   1   4   1  29
Lyle                          1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Proly                         0.1   2   0   0   0   0   0   3
McGraw SV(6)                  1.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   5
Totals                        9    12   3   3   1   4   1  41


Umpires: HP - Frank Pulli, 1B - Lanny Harris, 2B - Doug Harvey, 3B - Nick Colosi
Time of Game: 2:41   Attendance: 31664


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Philadelphia Phillies    
1. Scott               cf        Rose                1b
2. Reynolds            ss        Aguayo              2b
3. Puhl                rf        Matthews            lf
4. Cruz                lf        Schmidt             3b
5. Cedeno              1b        D. Davis            rf
6. Howe                3b        Maddox              cf
7. Pittman             2b        Bowa                ss
8. Pujols              c         Boone               c
9. Sutton              p         Ruthven             p

ASTROS 1ST: Scott grounded out (shortstop to first); Reynolds
singled to third; Puhl singled to right [Reynolds to second];
Cruz grounded out (first to pitcher) [Reynolds to third, Puhl to
second]; Cedeno grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 1ST: Rose grounded out (second to first); Aguayo flied
out to center; Matthews popped to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Phillies 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Howe grounded out (pitcher to first to pitcher);
Pittman grounded out (third to first); Pujols grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 2ND: Schmidt grounded out (shortstop to first); D.
Davis singled to left; Maddox doubled to center [D. Davis to
third]; Bowa singled to center [D. Davis scored, Maddox scored,
Bowa to third (error by Scott)]; Boone grounded out (shortstop
to first); Ruthven grounded out (second to first); 2 R, 3 H, 1
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Phillies 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Sutton made an out to second; Scott singled to left;
Reynolds flied out to center; Scott stole second; Puhl struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Phillies 2.

PHILLIES 3RD: Rose singled to center; Aguayo out on a sacrifice
bunt (third to second) [Rose to second]; Matthews struck out;
Schmidt grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Phillies 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Cruz homered; Cedeno grounded out (third to first);
Howe reached on an error by Bowa [Howe to first]; Pittman
singled to second [Howe to second]; Pujols flied out to center
[Howe to third]; Sutton grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 2
H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Phillies 2.

PHILLIES 4TH: D. Davis singled to center; Maddox reached on an
error by Pittman [D. Davis to second]; Bowa singled to center
[D. Davis scored, Maddox to third]; Boone hit a sacrifice fly to
right [Maddox scored (unearned)]; Ruthven out on a sacrifice
bunt (first to second) [Bowa to second]; Rose was walked
intentionally; Aguayo struck out; 2 R (1 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 1, Phillies 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Scott walked; Reynolds was called out on strikes;
Puhl singled to center [Scott to third]; Puhl stole second; Cruz
struck out; Cedeno singled to right [Scott scored, Puhl scored];
Howe singled to left [Cedeno to second]; Pittman flied out to
center; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Phillies 4.

PHILLIES 5TH: Matthews popped to first; Schmidt grounded out
(third to first); D. Davis grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Phillies 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Pujols singled to third; Sutton out on a sacrifice
bunt (third to second) [Pujols to second]; Scott struck out;
Reynolds flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3,
Phillies 4.

PHILLIES 6TH: Maddox grounded out (shortstop to first); Bowa
singled to second; Boone popped to first in foul territory;
GROSS BATTED FOR RUTHVEN; Gross was called out on strikes; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Phillies 4.

ASTROS 7TH: LYLE REPLACED GROSS (PITCHING); Puhl grounded out
(shortstop to first); Cruz grounded out (first to pitcher);
Cedeno singled to third; Cedeno stole second [Cedeno to third
(error by Boone)]; Howe grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1
H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Phillies 4.

PHILLIES 7TH: D. SMITH REPLACED SUTTON (PITCHING); Rose grounded
out (second to first); Aguayo singled to left; Matthews grounded
out (second to first) [Aguayo to second]; D. Smith threw a wild
pitch [Aguayo to third]; Schmidt flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Phillies 4.

ASTROS 8TH: PROLY REPLACED AGUAYO (PITCHING); AVILES REPLACED
LYLE (PLAYING 2B); Pittman singled to left; Pujols singled to
left [Pittman to second]; WALLING BATTED FOR D. SMITH; Walling
flied out to center [Pittman to third]; MCGRAW REPLACED PROLY
(PITCHING); Scott reached on a fielder's choice [Pittman out at
home (shortstop to catcher), Pujols to second]; Reynolds flied
out to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Phillies 4.

PHILLIES 8TH: LACORTE REPLACED WALLING (PITCHING); D. Davis
grounded out (second to first); Maddox struck out; Bowa flied
out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Phillies 4.

ASTROS 9TH: Puhl grounded out (first unassisted); Cruz flied out
to center; Cedeno grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 3, Phillies 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3  12   2   11
 Phillies         4   8   2    6


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