Philadelphia Phillies 5, Houston Astros 4
Regular Season Game 68
Played on Friday, August 21, 1981 (N) at Veterans Stadium

HOU N    0  3  0    0  0  0    1  0  0  -   4  8  3
PHI N    0  0  2    1  0  0    2  0  x  -   5 10  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Scott cf                      4   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Reynolds ss                   4   0   2   1       0   0       2   7
  Walling ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Puhl rf                       3   0   1   0       1   1       1   0
Cruz lf                       2   1   0   0       2   1       0   0
  Ruhle p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Cedeno 1b                     3   1   0   0       1   0       8   0
Howe 3b                       3   1   1   0       1   1       0   1
Ashby c                       4   0   1   2       0   1       7   1
Pittman 2b                    4   0   1   1       0   0       3   0
Sutton p                      2   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
  Woods ph,lf                 1   1   1   0       1   0       0   0
Totals                       31   4   8   4       6   7      24  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Ruhle-Ashby-Cedeno.
E: Reynolds (7), Ashby (7), Pittman (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Reynolds (8,off Lyle).
SH: Scott (4,off Lyle).
GDP: Ashby (4,off Noles).
Team LOB: 7.

Philadelphia Phillies        AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose 1b                       5   1   3   0       0   0       7   1
McBride rf                    4   1   2   0       1   1       3   0
Matthews lf                   4   1   1   1       1   1       2   0
Schmidt 3b                    3   0   1   1       2   2       0   2
Moreland c                    3   0   0   0       1   0       6   1
  Aguayo pr                   0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
  R. Reed p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Unser ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McGraw p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Maddox cf                     3   1   1   0       1   0       2   1
Trillo 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   1       2   4
Bowa ss                       4   0   2   2       0   0       1   3
Espinosa p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Gross ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Noles p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Aviles ph                   0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Lyle p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Boone ph,c                  1   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Totals                       34   5  10   4       7   6      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Trillo-Bowa-Rose.

BATTING - 
GDP: Unser (1,off Ruhle).
IBB: Schmidt (10,by Ruhle).
Team LOB: 12.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Maddox (6,2nd base off Sutton/Ashby); McBride (2,2nd base off Sutton/Ashby).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Sutton                        6     8   3   2   4   5   0  30
Ruhle L(1-3)                  2     2   2   2   3   1   0  11
Totals                        8    10   5   4   7   6   0  41

BK: Sutton (1).
IBB: Ruhle (1,Schmidt).

Philadelphia Phillies        IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Espinosa                      2     3   3   3   3   1   0  11
Noles                         4     2   0   0   2   3   0  15
Lyle W(6-2)                   1     2   1   1   1   0   0   5
R. Reed                       1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
McGraw SV(8)                  1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                        9     8   4   4   6   7   0  38

WP: McGraw (2).

Umpires: HP - Lanny Harris, 1B - Bruce Froemming, 2B - Joe West, 3B - Dick Stello
Time of Game: 2:41   Attendance: 31693


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Philadelphia Phillies    
1. Scott               cf        Rose                1b
2. Reynolds            ss        McBride             rf
3. Puhl                rf        Matthews            lf
4. Cruz                lf        Schmidt             3b
5. Cedeno              1b        Moreland            c
6. Howe                3b        Maddox              cf
7. Ashby               c         Trillo              2b
8. Pittman             2b        Bowa                ss
9. Sutton              p         Espinosa            p

ASTROS 1ST: Scott struck out; Reynolds made an out to second;
Puhl grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 1ST: Rose singled to right; McBride flied out to right;
Sutton balked [Rose to second]; Matthews was called out on
strikes; Schmidt walked; Moreland made an out to second; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Phillies 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz walked; Cedeno walked [Cruz to second]; Howe
walked [Cruz to third, Cedeno to second]; Ashby singled to right
[Cruz scored, Cedeno scored, Howe to second]; Pittman singled to
right [Howe scored, Ashby to third]; Sutton singled to pitcher
[Ashby out at home (pitcher to second to catcher), Pittman to
second]; Scott flied out to left; Reynolds flied out to center;
3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 2ND: Maddox singled to pitcher; Trillo was called out
on strikes; Maddox stole second; On a bunt Bowa singled to
pitcher [Maddox to third]; GROSS BATTED FOR ESPINOSA; Gross
lined to shortstop; Rose forced Bowa (shortstop to second); 0 R,
2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Phillies 0.

ASTROS 3RD: NOLES REPLACED GROSS (PITCHING); Puhl struck out;
Cruz struck out; Cedeno grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 3RD: McBride walked; McBride stole second [McBride to
third (error by Ashby)]; Matthews walked; Schmidt singled to
right [McBride scored, Matthews to second]; Moreland flied out
to center; Maddox forced Schmidt (shortstop to second) [Matthews
scored (error by Pittman) (unearned) (no RBI), Maddox to
second]; Trillo grounded out (shortstop to first); 2 R (1 ER), 1
H, 2 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Phillies 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Howe singled to center; Ashby grounded into a double
play (second to shortstop to first) [Howe out at second];
Pittman grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 3, Phillies 2.

PHILLIES 4TH: Bowa made an out to shortstop; Noles struck out;
Rose singled to right; McBride singled to right [Rose to third];
Matthews singled to center [Rose scored, McBride to second];
Schmidt struck out; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Phillies 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Sutton struck out; Scott grounded out (second to
first); Reynolds singled to right; Puhl walked [Reynolds to
second]; Cruz walked [Reynolds to third, Puhl to second]; Cedeno
flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 3, Phillies 3.

PHILLIES 5TH: Moreland grounded out (third to first); Maddox
flied out to center; Trillo flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 3, Phillies 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Howe grounded out (third to first); Ashby grounded
out (second to first); Pittman flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Phillies 3.

PHILLIES 6TH: Bowa grounded out (shortstop to first); AVILES
BATTED FOR NOLES; Aviles walked; Rose singled to second [Aviles
to second]; McBride struck out; Matthews grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Phillies 3.

ASTROS 7TH: LYLE REPLACED AVILES (PITCHING); WOODS BATTED FOR
SUTTON; Woods walked; Scott out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to
second) [Woods to second]; Reynolds doubled to left [Woods
scored]; Puhl singled to center [Reynolds out at home (center to
catcher), Puhl to second]; Cruz flied out to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Phillies 3.

PHILLIES 7TH: WOODS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); RUHLE REPLACED
CRUZ (PITCHING); Schmidt was called out on strikes; Moreland
walked; AGUAYO RAN FOR MORELAND; Maddox walked [Aguayo to
second]; Trillo grounded out (shortstop to first) [Aguayo to
third, Maddox to second]; Bowa singled to left [Aguayo scored,
Maddox scored]; BOONE BATTED FOR LYLE; Boone grounded out
(shortstop to first); 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Phillies
5.

ASTROS 8TH: BOONE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); R. REED REPLACED
AGUAYO (PITCHING); Cedeno flied out to left; Howe struck out;
Ashby struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Phillies 5.

PHILLIES 8TH: Rose grounded out (shortstop to first); McBride
singled to third; Matthews reached on an error by Reynolds
[McBride to third, Matthews to second]; Schmidt was walked
intentionally; UNSER BATTED FOR R. REED; Unser grounded into a
double play (pitcher to catcher to first) [McBride out at home];
0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Phillies 5.

ASTROS 9TH: MCGRAW REPLACED UNSER (PITCHING); Pittman flied out
to right; Woods singled to third; McGraw threw a wild pitch
[Woods to second]; Scott grounded out (third to first); WALLING
BATTED FOR REYNOLDS; Walling was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Phillies 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           4   8   3    7
 Phillies         5  10   0   12


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