Houston Astros 6, Philadelphia Phillies 1
Regular Season Game 75
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Saturday, August 29, 1981 (N) at Astrodome

PHI N    0  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  8  0
HOU N    0  0  1    5  0  0    0  0  x  -   6 12  2
Philadelphia Phillies        AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose 1b                       5   0   2   0       0   1      10   4
McBride rf                    4   1   2   0       0   0       1   0
Matthews lf                   3   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Schmidt 3b                    4   0   1   1       0   0       0   3
Trillo 2b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       3   2
Maddox cf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Bowa ss                       3   0   0   0       1   0       2   4
Boone c                       4   0   2   0       0   0       5   0
M. Davis p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Proly p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Gross ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lyle p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Unser ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   1   8   1       2   2      24  15

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

BATTING - 
2B: McBride (11,off Ruhle); Schmidt (16,off Ruhle).
GDP: Rose (6,off D. Smith).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: McBride (3,2nd base off D. Smith/Pujols).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Scott cf                      4   1   1   1       0   1       4   0
Garcia ss,3b                  4   0   3   3       0   0       1   3
Cedeno 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       9   0
Cruz lf                       4   1   1   0       0   1       2   0
Howe 3b                       2   1   2   0       0   0       0   1
  Reynolds ss                 2   0   0   0       0   0       1   3
Woods rf                      4   1   3   1       0   0       4   0
Pujols c                      3   0   0   1       0   0       3   0
Thon 2b                       3   1   2   0       0   1       3   3
Ruhle p                       1   1   0   0       1   1       0   0
  D. Smith p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   6  12   6       1   4      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Reynolds-Thon-Cedeno.
E: Garcia (7), Thon (6).

BATTING - 
2B: Howe 2 (18,off M. Davis 2); Scott (11,off M. Davis).
SH: Ruhle (3,off M. Davis).
SF: Pujols (1,off M. Davis).
GDP: Pujols (2,off Lyle).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Garcia (1,2nd base by M. Davis/Boone).

PITCHING
Philadelphia Phillies        IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
M. Davis L(0-2)               3.2   9   6   6   1   2   0  19
Proly                         2.1   2   0   0   0   1   0   9
Lyle                          2     1   0   0   0   1   0   6
Totals                        8    12   6   6   1   4   0  34

BK: Proly (1).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ruhle W(2-3)                  6.1   7   1   1   2   2   0  28
D. Smith                      2.2   1   0   0   0   0   0   9
Totals                        9     8   1   1   2   2   0  37


Umpires: HP - Harry Wendelstedt, 1B - Dutch Rennert, 2B - Ed Montague, 3B - Lee Weyer
Time of Game: 2:22   


Starting Lineups:

   Philadelphia Phillies         Houston Astros           
1. Rose                1b        Scott               cf
2. McBride             rf        Garcia              ss
3. Matthews            lf        Cedeno              1b
4. Schmidt             3b        Cruz                lf
5. Trillo              2b        Howe                3b
6. Maddox              cf        Woods               rf
7. Bowa                ss        Pujols              c
8. Boone               c         Thon                2b
9. M. Davis            p         Ruhle               p

PHILLIES 1ST: Rose struck out; McBride singled to center;
Matthews grounded out (third to first) [McBride to second];
Schmidt lined to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Scott popped to first in foul territory; Garcia
singled to center; Garcia was picked off and caught stealing
second (pitcher to first to shortstop); Cedeno grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 0, Astros
0.

PHILLIES 2ND: Trillo singled to third; Maddox flied out to
center; Bowa popped to shortstop; Boone singled to shortstop
[Trillo to second]; M. Davis struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Phillies 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz flied out to center; Howe doubled to center;
Woods singled to center [Howe out at home (center to catcher),
Woods to second]; Pujols grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R,
2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 0, Astros 0.

PHILLIES 3RD: Rose grounded out (second to first); McBride
doubled to left; Matthews popped to catcher in foul territory;
Schmidt doubled to right [McBride scored]; Trillo popped to
first; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Thon singled to center; Ruhle out on a sacrifice
bunt (first to second) [Thon to second]; Scott struck out;
Garcia singled to right [Thon scored, Garcia to second]; Cedeno
popped to first; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 1, Astros 1.

PHILLIES 4TH: Maddox flied out to right; Bowa grounded out
(second to first); Boone grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Cruz singled to center; Howe doubled to right [Cruz
to third]; Woods singled to left [Cruz scored, Howe to third];
Pujols hit a sacrifice fly to right [Howe scored]; Thon struck
out; Ruhle walked [Woods to second]; Scott doubled to left
[Woods scored, Ruhle to third]; PROLY REPLACED M. DAVIS
(PITCHING); Garcia singled to center [Ruhle scored, Scott
scored]; Cedeno forced Garcia (third to second); 5 R, 5 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Phillies 1, Astros 6.

PHILLIES 5TH: REYNOLDS REPLACED HOWE (PLAYING SS); GARCIA
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 3B); Proly grounded out (shortstop to
first); Rose singled to third; McBride forced Rose (shortstop
unassisted); Matthews walked [McBride to second]; Schmidt lined
to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Phillies 1, Astros 6.

ASTROS 5TH: Cruz lined to shortstop; Reynolds grounded out
(first unassisted); Woods grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 1, Astros 6.

PHILLIES 6TH: Trillo grounded out (third to first); Maddox flied
out to left; Bowa walked; Boone grounded out (third to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 1, Astros 6.

ASTROS 6TH: Pujols grounded out (third to first); Thon singled
to center; Proly balked [Thon to second]; Ruhle struck out;
Scott grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Phillies 1, Astros 6.

PHILLIES 7TH: GROSS BATTED FOR PROLY; Gross flied out to center;
Rose singled to center; D. SMITH REPLACED RUHLE (PITCHING);
McBride forced Rose (shortstop to second); McBride stole second;
Matthews lined to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 1,
Astros 6.

ASTROS 7TH: LYLE REPLACED GROSS (PITCHING); Garcia grounded out
(shortstop to first); Cedeno grounded out (second to first);
Cruz struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 1, Astros 6.

PHILLIES 8TH: Schmidt flied out to right; Trillo reached on an
error by Garcia [Trillo to first]; Maddox forced Trillo (second
unassisted) [Maddox to second (error by Thon)]; Bowa flied out
to center; 0 R, 0 H, 2 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 1, Astros 6.

ASTROS 8TH: Reynolds grounded out (first to pitcher); Woods
singled to left; Pujols grounded into a double play (shortstop
to second to first) [Woods out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Phillies 1, Astros 6.

PHILLIES 9TH: Boone singled to center; UNSER BATTED FOR LYLE;
Unser flied out to right; Rose grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Boone out at second]; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 1, Astros 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Phillies         1   8   0    9
 Astros           6  12   2    4


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