Los Angeles Dodgers 6, Houston Astros 1
National League Division Series Game 3
Played on Friday, October 9, 1981 (D) at Dodger Stadium

HOU N    0  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  3  2
LA  N    3  0  0    0  0  0    0  3  x  -   6 10  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl rf                       4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Garner 2b                     2   0   0   0       2   1       2   1
Scott cf                      4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Cruz lf                       4   0   2   0       0   0       5   0
Cedeno 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       6   0
Ashby c                       2   0   0   0       1   0       6   1
Howe 3b                       2   1   1   1       1   0       2   2
Reynolds ss                   2   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
  Thon ph,ss                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Knepper p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Spilman ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  LaCorte p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Woods ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  B. Smith p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       28   1   3   1       4   5      24   9

FIELDING - 
E: Cruz (1), Cedeno (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Cruz (1,off Hooton).
HR: Howe (1,3rd inning off Hooton 0 on 0 out).
GDP: Scott (1,off Hooton); Cedeno (1,off Hooton).
Team LOB: 4.

Los Angeles Dodgers          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lopes 2b                      3   1   1   0       2   0       2   2
Landreaux cf                  4   0   1   1       0   0       2   0
Baker lf                      5   1   2   1       0   0       2   0
Garvey 1b                     4   1   2   2       0   2       8   3
Guerrero 3b                   3   0   1   0       1   1       1   2
Monday rf                     3   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
  Thomas ph,rf                1   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Yeager c                      4   1   1   0       0   1       5   0
Russell ss                    4   1   1   1       0   1       3   2
Hooton p                      3   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Howe p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Smith ph                    0   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
  Welch p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       34   6  10   6       3   6      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Garvey-Russell, Guerrero-Lopes-Garvey.

BATTING - 
2B: Baker (1,off Knepper); Guerrero (1,off Sambito).
HR: Garvey (2,1st inning off Knepper 1 on 1 out).
SH: Landreaux (2,off Knepper).
SF: Smith (1,off Sambito).
IBB: Guerrero (1,by Knepper); Lopes (1,by Sambito).
Team LOB: 9.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Knepper L(0-1)                5     6   3   3   2   4   1  25
LaCorte                       2     0   0   0   0   2   0   6
Sambito                       0.2   4   3   3   1   0   0   7
B. Smith                      0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        8    10   6   6   3   6   1  39

WP: Knepper (1).
IBB: Knepper (1,Guerrero); Sambito (1,Lopes).

Los Angeles Dodgers          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hooton W(1-0)                 7     3   1   1   3   2   1  25
Howe                          1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Welch                         1     0   0   0   1   1   0   4
Totals                        9     3   1   1   4   5   1  32

Hooton faced 1 batter in the 8th inning

Umpires: HP - Satch Davidson, 1B - John McSherry, 2B - Lee Weyer, 3B - Ed Montague, 
LF - Jerry Dale, RF - Jim Quick
Attendance: 46820


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl flied out to right; Garner walked; Scott
grounded into a double play (first to shortstop) [Garner out at
second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 1ST: Lopes walked; Landreaux out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [Lopes to second]; Baker doubled to left
[Lopes scored]; Garvey homered [Baker scored]; Guerrero struck
out; Monday singled to center; Yeager struck out; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 3.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz singled to center; Cedeno grounded into a
double play (third to second to first) [Cruz out at second];
Ashby grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Dodgers 3.

DODGERS 2ND: Russell grounded out (second to first); Hooton
grounded out (third to first); Lopes grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Howe homered; On a bunt Reynolds struck out; Knepper
grounded out (first to pitcher); Puhl flied out to left; 1 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 3.

DODGERS 3RD: Landreaux flied out to center; Baker singled to
center; Garvey was called out on strikes; Guerrero reached on an
error by Cruz [Baker to third, Guerrero to second]; Monday
grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
1, Dodgers 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Garner grounded out (shortstop to first); Scott
grounded out (shortstop to first); Cruz lined to shortstop; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 3.

DODGERS 4TH: Yeager flied out to left; Russell popped to
shortstop; Hooton reached on an error by Cedeno (assist by
Reynolds); Lopes singled to center [Hooton to second]; Landreaux
flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Cedeno popped to third in foul territory; Ashby
walked; Howe grounded out (third to first) [Ashby to second];
Reynolds popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1,
Dodgers 3.

DODGERS 5TH: Baker flied out to left; Garvey singled to left;
Knepper threw a wild pitch [Garvey to second]; Guerrero was
walked intentionally; Monday was called out on strikes; Yeager
forced Garvey (third unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
1, Dodgers 3.

ASTROS 6TH: SPILMAN BATTED FOR KNEPPER; Spilman grounded out
(first unassisted); Puhl flied out to center; Garner struck out;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 3.

DODGERS 6TH: LACORTE REPLACED SPILMAN (PITCHING); Russell was
called out on strikes; Hooton flied out to left; Lopes grounded
out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Dodgers 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Scott popped to second; Cruz doubled to right;
Cedeno grounded out (second to first) [Cruz to third]; Ashby
flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 3.

DODGERS 7TH: Landreaux flied out to left; Baker grounded out
(catcher to first); Garvey struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Dodgers 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Howe walked; HOWE REPLACED HOOTON (PITCHING); THON
BATTED FOR REYNOLDS; Thon flied out to right; WOODS BATTED FOR
LACORTE; Woods was called out on strikes; Puhl struck out; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 3.

DODGERS 8TH: THON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); SAMBITO REPLACED
WOODS (PITCHING); Guerrero doubled to left; THOMAS BATTED FOR
MONDAY; Thomas reached on a fielder's choice [Guerrero out at
third (pitcher to third)]; Yeager singled to left [Thomas to
second]; Russell singled to left [Thomas scored, Yeager to
third, Russell to second (on throw)]; SMITH BATTED FOR HOWE;
Smith hit a sacrifice fly to right [Yeager scored, Russell to
third]; Lopes was walked intentionally; Landreaux singled to
right [Russell scored, Lopes to third]; B. SMITH REPLACED
SAMBITO (PITCHING); Baker forced Landreaux (shortstop to
second); 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 6.

ASTROS 9TH: THOMAS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); WELCH REPLACED
SMITH (PITCHING); Garner walked; Scott struck out; Cruz grounded
out (first to pitcher) [Garner to second]; Cedeno flied to left
in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           1   3   2    4
 Dodgers          6  10   0    9


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