Los Angeles Dodgers 7, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 109
Played on Saturday, October 3, 1981 (D) at Dodger Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  1    1  0  0  -   2  7  1
LA  N    1  0  0    2  3  1    0  0  x  -   7 13  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl rf                       3   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
  Woods ph,rf                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Garner 2b                     3   0   0   0       0   0       3   3
  Pittman 2b                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Scott cf                      3   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Loucks cf                   1   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Cruz lf                       2   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
  Tolman ph,lf                2   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Cedeno 1b                     3   0   1   0       0   1       5   0
  Spilman pr,1b               1   1   0   0       0   0       2   1
Ashby c                       2   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
  Roberts 3b                  2   0   1   0       0   1       0   1
Howe 3b                       2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Pladson p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ivie ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sprowl p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  B. Smith p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Pena ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Reynolds ss                   2   0   1   0       0   0       2   4
  Garcia ph,ss                1   0   0   1       0   0       0   2
Niekro p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Knicely c                   2   1   1   1       0   0       4   0
Totals                       33   2   7   2       0   6      24  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Reynolds-Garner-Cedeno.
E: Scott (2).

BATTING - 
HR: Knicely (1,6th inning off Welch 0 on 0 out).
SH: Niekro (11,off Welch).
SF: Garcia (1,off Howe).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Puhl (22,2nd base off Welch/Scioscia).

Los Angeles Dodgers          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Sax 2b                        3   2   1   0       2   1       3   3
Landreaux cf                  4   2   3   0       1   0       4   0
  Stewart p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Baker lf                      4   0   2   2       0   1       1   0
  Bradley pr,lf               1   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Garvey 1b                     3   2   1   1       0   0       7   0
  Marshall ph,1b              1   0   0   0       1   1       0   0
Monday rf                     2   0   1   0       1   0       2   0
  Thomas pr,rf,3b             2   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Guerrero 3b                   4   0   3   3       0   0       0   2
  Maldonado pr,rf             1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Scioscia c                    3   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
  Grote ph,c                  1   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Russell ss                    4   1   1   0       0   0       1   1
  Weiss ss                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Welch p                       2   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Johnstone ph                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Howe p                      0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Mitchell cf                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   7  13   6       6   5      27   8

FIELDING - 
E: Sax (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Bradley (1,off B. Smith).
GDP: Baker (9,off Niekro).
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Landreaux (18,2nd base off Niekro/Ashby).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro L(9-9)                 4     4   3   3   2   1   0  17
Pladson                       2     7   4   4   2   2   0  15
Sprowl                        1     1   0   0   2   1   0   6
B. Smith                      1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                        8    13   7   7   6   5   0  42

WP: Sprowl 2 (3).
BK: Pladson (1).

Los Angeles Dodgers          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Welch W(9-5)                  6     3   1   1   0   4   1  21
Howe                          2     4   1   0   0   1   0  11
Stewart                       1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     7   2   1   0   6   1  35


Umpires: HP - Jim Quick, 1B - Bob Engel, 2B - Jerry Dale, 3B - Paul Runge
Time of Game: 2:43   Attendance: 42272


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Los Angeles Dodgers      
1. Puhl                rf        Sax                 2b
2. Garner              2b        Landreaux           cf
3. Scott               cf        Baker               lf
4. Cruz                lf        Garvey              1b
5. Cedeno              1b        Monday              rf
6. Ashby               c         Guerrero            3b
7. Howe                3b        Scioscia            c
8. Reynolds            ss        Russell             ss
9. Niekro              p         Welch               p

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl singled to right; Puhl stole second; Garner
grounded out (third to first); Scott grounded out (second to
first); Cruz grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 1ST: Sax walked; Landreaux singled to center [Sax to
third]; Baker grounded into a double play (shortstop to second
to first) [Sax scored, Landreaux out at second]; Garvey grounded
out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Dodgers 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Cedeno was called out on strikes; Ashby struck out;
Howe grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Dodgers 1.

DODGERS 2ND: Monday flied out to center; Guerrero grounded out
(pitcher to second to first); Scioscia popped to catcher in foul
territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Reynolds singled to left; Niekro out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to second) [Reynolds to second]; Puhl grounded out
(second to first) [Reynolds to third]; Garner flied out to left;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 1.

DODGERS 3RD: Russell grounded out (shortstop to first); Welch
made an out to shortstop; Sax flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Scott made an out to shortstop; Cruz flied out to
center; Cedeno flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Dodgers 1.

DODGERS 4TH: Landreaux singled to left; Landreaux stole second;
Baker struck out; Garvey singled to left [Landreaux to third];
Monday walked [Garvey to second]; Guerrero singled to right
[Landreaux scored, Garvey scored, Monday to second]; Scioscia
flied out to right [Monday to third]; Russell flied out to left;
2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Ashby grounded out (first unassisted); Howe flied
out to center; Reynolds flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 3.

DODGERS 5TH: PLADSON REPLACED HOWE (PITCHING); ROBERTS REPLACED
ASHBY (PLAYING 3B); KNICELY REPLACED NIEKRO (PLAYING C ); Welch
grounded out (second to first); Sax singled to right; Landreaux
singled to center [Sax to third, Landreaux to second (error by
Scott)]; Baker singled to center [Sax scored, Landreaux to
third]; Garvey forced Baker (third to second) [Landreaux
scored]; Monday singled to center [Garvey to second]; THOMAS RAN
FOR MONDAY; Guerrero singled to left [Garvey scored, Thomas to
second]; Scioscia forced Guerrero (shortstop to second); 3 R, 5
H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 6.

ASTROS 6TH: THOMAS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); Knicely homered;
Puhl was called out on strikes; Garner grounded out (second to
first); Scott struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Dodgers 6.

DODGERS 6TH: PITTMAN REPLACED GARNER (PLAYING 2B); LOUCKS
REPLACED SCOTT (PLAYING CF); Russell singled to left; JOHNSTONE
BATTED FOR WELCH; Johnstone struck out; Sax struck out;
Landreaux walked [Russell to second]; Pladson balked [Russell to
third, Landreaux to second]; Baker singled to third [Russell
scored, Landreaux to third]; BRADLEY RAN FOR BAKER; MARSHALL
BATTED FOR GARVEY; Marshall walked [Bradley to second]; Thomas
made an out to shortstop; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 1,
Dodgers 7.

ASTROS 7TH: BRADLEY STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); MARSHALL STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); HOWE REPLACED JOHNSTONE (PITCHING); TOLMAN
BATTED FOR CRUZ; Tolman flied out to right; Cedeno singled to
center; SPILMAN RAN FOR CEDENO; Roberts singled to center
[Spilman to second]; IVIE BATTED FOR PLADSON; Ivie reached on a
fielder's choice [Spilman to third, Roberts to second (error by
Sax)]; GARCIA BATTED FOR REYNOLDS; Garcia hit a sacrifice fly to
center [Spilman scored (unearned)]; Knicely forced Ivie (third
to second); 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Dodgers 7.

DODGERS 7TH: TOLMAN STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); SPILMAN STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); GARCIA STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); SPROWL
REPLACED IVIE (PITCHING); Guerrero singled to third; MALDONADO
RAN FOR GUERRERO; Sprowl threw a wild pitch [Maldonado to
second]; GROTE BATTED FOR SCIOSCIA; Grote struck out; Russell
grounded out (shortstop to first); Howe walked; Sprowl threw a
wild pitch [Maldonado to third, Howe to second]; Sax walked;
Landreaux grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.
 Astros 2, Dodgers 7.

ASTROS 8TH: MALDONADO STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); GROTE STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING C ); THOMAS CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 3B);
WOODS BATTED FOR PUHL; WEISS REPLACED RUSSELL (PLAYING SS);
Woods flied out to center; Pittman was called out on strikes;
Loucks singled to shortstop; Tolman singled to right [Loucks to
second]; Spilman made an out to second; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 2, Dodgers 7.

DODGERS 8TH: WOODS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); B. SMITH
REPLACED SPROWL (PITCHING); Bradley doubled to left; Marshall
struck out; Thomas flied out to center; Maldonado grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Dodgers 7.

ASTROS 9TH: STEWART REPLACED LANDREAUX (PITCHING); MITCHELL
REPLACED HOWE (PLAYING CF); Roberts struck out; PENA BATTED FOR
B. SMITH; Pena flied out to left; Garcia flied out to right; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Dodgers 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2   7   1    6
 Dodgers          7  13   1   11


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