Philadelphia Phillies 10, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 56
Played on Tuesday, June 9, 1981 (N) at Veterans Stadium

HOU N    0  0  1    0  0  1    0  1  0  -   3 11  2
PHI N    1  0  5    0  1  1    0  2  x  -  10 13  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Scott cf                      4   0   2   0       0   0       2   0
Reynolds ss                   4   1   2   0       0   1       0   3
Puhl rf                       4   2   2   0       0   1       3   0
Cruz lf                       4   0   2   1       0   0       2   1
Cedeno 1b                     3   0   1   2       0   0       8   1
Howe 3b                       3   0   0   0       1   1       1   3
Pittman 2b                    4   0   1   0       0   0       1   3
Pujols c                      4   0   1   0       0   0       6   0
Niekro p                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Thon ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  B. Smith p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Spilman ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sprowl p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Walling ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   3  11   3       1   3      24  12

FIELDING - 
E: Cruz (2), Howe (5).
PB: Pujols (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Reynolds (6,off Bystrom); Scott (6,off R. Reed); Puhl (10,off R. Reed).
SF: Cedeno (4,off Bystrom).
GDP: Howe (6,off R. Reed).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Reynolds (3,2nd base off Bystrom/Boone).

Philadelphia Phillies        AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose 1b                       4   1   2   0       1   0      14   0
  Unser pr,1b                 0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Aguayo 2b,ss                  5   1   1   0       0   2       1   4
Matthews lf                   4   1   1   0       1   0       0   0
Schmidt 3b                    4   2   2   2       0   1       2   6
  J. Vukovich 3b              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
D. Davis rf                   4   1   1   1       0   0       0   1
Maddox cf                     3   1   1   1       0   0       2   0
  Gross pr,cf                 1   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Bowa ss                       3   0   1   0       0   1       1   1
  Aviles 2b                   1   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Boone c                       3   1   1   1       0   0       3   1
  Moreland c                  1   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
Bystrom p                     2   0   0   0       0   2       0   2
  G. Vukovich ph              1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  R. Reed p                   1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37  10  13   7       2   6      27  17

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Aguayo-Aviles-Rose.

BATTING - 
2B: Schmidt (12,off B. Smith); Moreland (3,off Sprowl).
3B: Schmidt (2,off Niekro).
HR: Boone (3,6th inning off B. Smith 0 on 0 out).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Matthews (7,2nd base off Niekro/Pujols).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro L(6-5)                 4     6   6   4   2   6   0  20
B. Smith                      2     3   2   2   0   0   1   9
Sprowl                        2     4   2   2   0   0   0  10
Totals                        8    13  10   8   2   6   1  39

WP: Niekro (5).

Philadelphia Phillies        IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bystrom W(4-3)                6     8   2   2   1   2   0  25
R. Reed SV(5)                 3     3   1   1   0   1   0  11
Totals                        9    11   3   3   1   3   0  36


Umpires: HP - Lanny Harris, 1B - Doug Harvey, 2B - Nick Colosi, 3B - Frank Pulli
Time of Game: 2:17   Attendance: 33978


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. Niekro              p         Bystrom             p

ASTROS 1ST: Scott grounded out (second to first); Reynolds
singled to left; Reynolds stole second; Puhl struck out; Cruz
popped to third in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
0, Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 1ST: Rose grounded out (second to first); Aguayo
singled to left; Matthews singled to right [Aguayo to third];
Matthews stole second; Schmidt struck out; Niekro threw a wild
pitch [Aguayo scored, Matthews to third]; D. Davis grounded out
(shortstop to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Phillies
1.

ASTROS 2ND: Cedeno grounded out (third to first); Howe walked;
Howe was picked off first (catcher to first); Pittman singled to
left; Pujols singled to center [Pittman to second]; Niekro
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0,
Phillies 1.

PHILLIES 2ND: Maddox grounded out (second to first); Bowa was
called out on strikes; Boone flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Phillies 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Scott grounded out (shortstop to first); Reynolds
doubled to left; Puhl flied out to center [Reynolds to third];
Cruz singled to right [Reynolds scored, Cruz out at second
(right to shortstop)]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Phillies
1.

PHILLIES 3RD: Bystrom struck out; Rose singled to center; Aguayo
struck out; Matthews walked [Rose to second]; Schmidt tripled to
right [Rose scored, Matthews scored]; D. Davis singled to center
[Schmidt scored]; Maddox reached on an error by Howe [D. Davis
to second]; Bowa singled to left [D. Davis scored (unearned) (no
RBI), Maddox scored (error by Cruz) (unearned) (no RBI), Bowa
out at third (left to second to third)]; 5 R (3 ER), 4 H, 2 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 1, Phillies 6.

ASTROS 4TH: Cedeno grounded out (second to first); Howe grounded
out (third to first); Pittman grounded out (third to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Phillies 6.

PHILLIES 4TH: Boone flied out to center; Bystrom struck out;
Rose walked; Aguayo struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1,
Phillies 6.

ASTROS 5TH: Pujols grounded out (pitcher to first); THON BATTED
FOR NIEKRO; Thon flied out to center; Scott singled to second;
Reynolds grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 1, Phillies 6.

PHILLIES 5TH: B. SMITH REPLACED THON (PITCHING); Matthews flied
out to right; Debut game for Billy Smith; Schmidt doubled
to left; D. Davis flied out to center; Maddox singled to right
[Schmidt scored]; GROSS RAN FOR MADDOX; Bowa grounded out
(pitcher to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Phillies 7.

ASTROS 6TH: GROSS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); AVILES REPLACED
BOWA (PLAYING 2B); AGUAYO CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING SS); Puhl
singled; Cruz singled to right [Puhl to third]; Cedeno hit a
sacrifice fly to center [Puhl scored]; Howe struck out; Pittman
grounded out (pitcher to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
2, Phillies 7.

PHILLIES 6TH: Boone homered; G. VUKOVICH BATTED FOR BYSTROM; G.
Vukovich grounded out (first to pitcher); Rose grounded out
(third to first); Aguayo grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Phillies 8.

ASTROS 7TH: R. REED REPLACED G. VUKOVICH (PITCHING); Pujols
grounded out (third to first); SPILMAN BATTED FOR B. SMITH;
Spilman popped to third in foul territory; Scott doubled to
left; Reynolds struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2,
Phillies 8.

PHILLIES 7TH: SPROWL REPLACED SPILMAN (PITCHING); Matthews
grounded out (shortstop to first); Schmidt flied out to right;
D. Davis flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Phillies 8.

ASTROS 8TH: J. VUKOVICH REPLACED SCHMIDT (PLAYING 3B); MORELAND
REPLACED BOONE (PLAYING C ); Puhl doubled to left; Cruz popped
to first in foul territory; Cedeno singled to right [Puhl
scored]; Howe grounded into a double play (shortstop to second
to first) [Cedeno out at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
3, Phillies 8.

PHILLIES 8TH: Gross singled to shortstop; Aviles grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Gross to second]; Moreland doubled to
center [Gross scored]; Pujols allowed a passed ball [Moreland to
third]; R. Reed singled to left [Moreland scored]; Rose singled
to center [R. Reed to second]; UNSER RAN FOR ROSE; Aguayo flied
out to left; Matthews forced Unser (third to second); 2 R, 4 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Phillies 10.

ASTROS 9TH: UNSER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); Pittman made an
out to shortstop; Pujols grounded out (shortstop to first);
WALLING BATTED FOR SPROWL; Walling grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Phillies 10.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3  11   2    6
 Phillies        10  13   0    5


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