Philadelphia Phillies 6, Houston Astros 0
Regular Season Game 70
Played on Sunday, August 23, 1981 (N) at Veterans Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  3  1
PHI N    0  1  4    1  0  0    0  0  x  -   6  9  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Scott cf                      4   0   0   0       0   2       4   0
Garcia ss                     3   0   0   0       1   1       0   2
Cedeno 1b                     3   0   0   0       1   1       8   1
Cruz lf                       4   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
Howe 3b                       4   0   1   0       0   0       1   4
Woods rf                      3   0   0   0       0   0       7   0
Pujols c                      2   0   0   0       1   1       2   0
Thon 2b                       2   0   1   0       0   0       1   3
Knepper p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Pittman ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  B. Smith p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Roberts ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       28   0   3   0       3   7      24  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Howe-Thon-Cedeno.
E: Cruz (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Thon (5,off McGraw).
SH: Thon (1,off Carlton).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Howe (3,2nd base by Carlton/Moreland).

Philadelphia Phillies        AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Smith rf                      3   2   1   0       0   0       1   0
  McGraw p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Rose 1b                       4   1   2   1       0   0       3   1
  Gross rf                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Matthews lf                   4   1   0   0       0   1       3   0
Schmidt 3b                    3   2   2   4       0   0       0   0
  Aguayo 3b                   0   0   0   0       1   0       0   1
Moreland c                    4   0   1   0       0   0       8   1
Maddox cf                     4   0   2   1       0   0       4   0
Trillo 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Bowa ss                       3   0   0   0       0   0       1   6
Carlton p                     3   0   1   0       0   0       0   2
  J. Vukovich 1b              0   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Totals                       32   6   9   6       1   1      27  11

BATTING - 
2B: Schmidt (15,off Knepper); Maddox (6,off Knepper); Smith (5,off Knepper).
HR: Schmidt (20,3rd inning off Knepper 3 on 1 out).
HBP: Smith (4,by Knepper).
GDP: Trillo (4,off Knepper).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Maddox (7,3rd base off Knepper/Pujols).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Knepper L(6-3)                5     9   6   6   0   1   1  24
B. Smith                      2     0   0   0   0   0   0   6
Sambito                       1     0   0   0   1   0   0   4
Totals                        8     9   6   6   1   1   1  34

HBP: Knepper (3,Smith).

Philadelphia Phillies        IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Carlton W(10-3)               7     2   0   0   2   7   0  24
McGraw                        2     1   0   0   1   0   0   8
Totals                        9     3   0   0   3   7   0  32


Umpires: HP - Joe West, 1B - Dick Stello, 2B - Lanny Harris, 3B - Bruce Froemming
Time of Game: 1:51   Attendance: 30630


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Philadelphia Phillies    
1. Scott               cf        Smith               rf
2. Garcia              ss        Rose                1b
3. Cedeno              1b        Matthews            lf
4. Cruz                lf        Schmidt             3b
5. Howe                3b        Moreland            c
6. Woods               rf        Maddox              cf
7. Pujols              c         Trillo              2b
8. Thon                2b        Bowa                ss
9. Knepper             p         Carlton             p

ASTROS 1ST: Scott flied out to center; Garcia was called out on
strikes; Cedeno flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Phillies 0.

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

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz struck out; Howe grounded out (pitcher to
first); Woods popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 2ND: Schmidt doubled to center; Moreland flied out to
right [Schmidt to third]; Maddox doubled to center [Schmidt
scored]; Maddox stole third; Trillo lined to third; Bowa
grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Phillies 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Pujols walked; Thon out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher
to second) [Pujols to second]; Knepper struck out; Scott struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Phillies 1.

PHILLIES 3RD: Carlton singled to left; Smith was hit by a pitch
[Carlton to second]; Rose singled to right [Carlton to third,
Smith to second]; Matthews forced Carlton (third to catcher)
[Smith to third, Rose to second, Matthews to first]; Schmidt
homered [Smith scored, Rose scored, Matthews scored]; Moreland
singled to left [Moreland to second (error by Cruz)]; Maddox
singled to center [Moreland to third]; Trillo grounded into a
double play (third to second to first) [Maddox out at second]; 4
R, 5 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Phillies 5.

ASTROS 4TH: Garcia grounded out (shortstop to first); Cedeno
struck out; Cruz singled to second; Howe forced Cruz (shortstop
to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Phillies 5.

PHILLIES 4TH: Bowa flied out to right; Carlton flied out to
right; Smith doubled to center; Rose singled to center [Smith
scored]; Matthews was called out on strikes; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 0, Phillies 6.

ASTROS 5TH: Woods flied out to center; Pujols struck out; Thon
flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Phillies 6.

PHILLIES 5TH: Schmidt grounded out (shortstop to first);
Moreland flied out to center; Maddox flied out to right; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Phillies 6.

ASTROS 6TH: PITTMAN BATTED FOR KNEPPER; Pittman grounded out
(shortstop to first); Scott struck out; Garcia walked; Cedeno
forced Garcia (shortstop to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Phillies 6.

PHILLIES 6TH: B. SMITH REPLACED PITTMAN (PITCHING); Trillo flied
out to right; Bowa grounded out (first to pitcher); Carlton
flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Phillies 6.

ASTROS 7TH: Cruz flied out to right; Howe singled to right; Howe
was picked off and caught stealing second (pitcher to first to
shortstop); Woods flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Phillies 6.

PHILLIES 7TH: Smith grounded out (third to first); Rose grounded
out (pitcher to first); Matthews grounded out (third to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Phillies 6.

ASTROS 8TH: MCGRAW REPLACED SMITH (PITCHING); GROSS REPLACED
ROSE (PLAYING RF); J. VUKOVICH REPLACED CARLTON (PLAYING 1B);
AGUAYO REPLACED SCHMIDT (PLAYING 3B); Pujols grounded out (third
to first); Thon doubled to center; ROBERTS BATTED FOR B. SMITH;
Roberts flied out to left; Scott grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Phillies 6.

PHILLIES 8TH: SAMBITO REPLACED ROBERTS (PITCHING); Aguayo
walked; Moreland flied out to center; Maddox flied out to
center; Trillo flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
0, Phillies 6.

ASTROS 9TH: Garcia grounded out (shortstop to first); Cedeno
walked; Cruz flied out to right; Howe flied out to center; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Phillies 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           0   3   1    5
 Phillies         6   9   0    4


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