Los Angeles Dodgers 16, Houston Astros 7
Regular Season Game 1
Played on Tuesday, April 5, 1983 (N) at Astrodome

LA  N    4  1  1    0  0  6    2  2  0  -  16 15  2
HOU N    1  0  5    0  0  0    0  1  0  -   7 10  3
Los Angeles Dodgers          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
S. Sax 2b                     3   3   0   0       2   1       2   1
Landreaux cf                  5   2   3   6       0   1       2   0
Baker lf                      4   2   2   1       1   0       1   0
  Maldonado lf                1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Guerrero 3b                   5   2   3   5       0   0       0   1
  Thomas pr,3b                0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Brock 1b                      5   1   1   1       0   0       7   3
Marshall rf                   4   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
  Stewart p                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Russell ss                    3   2   2   1       2   0       3   4
Yeager c                      4   2   2   1       1   0       7   2
Valenzuela p                  2   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
  Pena p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Roenicke ph,rf              2   1   1   0       0   1       1   0
Totals                       39  16  15  15       6   7      27  13

FIELDING - 
E: Guerrero (1), Russell (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Baker (1,off Niekro); Landreaux (1,off LaCorte).
3B: Guerrero (1,off Niekro); Brock (1,off Solano).
HR: Guerrero (1,6th inning off LaCorte 2 on 1 out).
SH: S. Sax (1,off Niekro); Roenicke (1,off LaCorte).
SF: Landreaux (1,off Niekro).
IBB: S. Sax (1,by LaCorte).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: S. Sax (1,2nd base off Niekro/Pujols); Russell 2 (2,2nd base off Niekro/Pujols,2nd
base off LaCorte/Pujols).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Moreno cf                     5   1   3   2       0   1       3   0
  Bass cf                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Doran 2b                      3   1   0   0       2   3       2   1
Thon ss                       4   2   1   0       1   0       1   0
Garner 3b                     4   1   2   1       1   0       1   3
  Madden p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Cruz lf                       4   0   1   2       1   0       1   1
Knight 1b                     5   0   1   0       0   0       5   2
Puhl rf                       4   1   1   0       1   1       4   0
Pujols c                      4   1   1   1       0   2       7   2
  Spilman ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Niekro p                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  T. Scott ph                 0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  LaCorte p                   1   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  DiPino p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Solano p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Walling ph,3b               1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       37   7  10   6       7   7      27  10

FIELDING - 
E: Garner (1), Pujols (1), Niekro (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Thon (1,off Valenzuela); Garner (1,off Valenzuela).
3B: Moreno (1,off Stewart).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Moreno (1,2nd base off Pena/Yeager).
CS: Moreno (1,2nd base by Valenzuela/Yeager); Doran (1,2nd base by Stewart/Yeager).

PITCHING
Los Angeles Dodgers          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Valenzuela                    2.2   7   6   6   4   2   0  19
Pena W(1-0)                   2.1   0   0   0   1   2   0   8
Stewart SV(1)                 4     3   1   0   2   3   0  17
Totals                        9    10   7   6   7   7   0  44


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro                        3     8   6   5   1   1   0  18
LaCorte L(0-1)                2.1   2   6   6   4   3   1  13
DiPino                        0.2   2   2   2   1   1   0   5
Solano                        2     3   2   1   0   2   0   9
Madden                        1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9    15  16  14   6   7   1  48

DiPino faced 3 batters in the 7th inning
WP: LaCorte (1).
IBB: LaCorte (1,S. Sax).

Umpires: HP - Lee Weyer, 1B - Dutch Rennert, 2B - Ed Montague, 3B - Lanny Harris
Time of Game: 3:23   Attendance: 27343


Starting Lineups:

   Los Angeles Dodgers           Houston Astros           
1. S. Sax              2b        Moreno              cf
2. Landreaux           cf        Doran               2b
3. Baker               lf        Thon                ss
4. Guerrero            3b        Garner              3b
5. Brock               1b        Cruz                lf
6. Marshall            rf        Knight              1b
7. Russell             ss        Puhl                rf
8. Yeager              c         Pujols              c
9. Valenzuela          p         Niekro              p

DODGERS 1ST: S. Sax walked; Landreaux singled to center [S. Sax
to second]; Baker doubled to center [S. Sax scored, Landreaux to
third]; Guerrero tripled to right [Landreaux scored, Baker
scored]; Brock made an out to shortstop; Marshall flied out to
right; Russell singled to center [Guerrero scored]; Yeager flied
out to center; 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Moreno singled to center; Doran struck out; Moreno
was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Thon walked;
Garner singled to left [Thon to second]; Cruz singled to left
[Thon scored, Garner to second]; Knight forced Cruz (shortstop
to second); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Dodgers 4, Astros 1.

DODGERS 2ND: Valenzuela singled to right; S. Sax reached on an
error by Niekro on a sacrifice bunt [Valenzuela out at third
(second to third)]; S. Sax stole second [S. Sax to third (error
by Pujols)]; Landreaux hit a sacrifice fly to right [S. Sax
scored (unearned)]; Baker singled to left; Guerrero forced Baker
(third to second); 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 2 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 5,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Puhl struck out; Pujols reached on an error by
Guerrero; Niekro flied out to center; Moreno lined to second; 0
R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 5, Astros 1.

DODGERS 3RD: Brock grounded out (first unassisted); Marshall
flied out to center; Russell singled to left; Russell stole
second; Yeager singled to center [Russell scored]; Valenzuela
struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 6, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Doran walked; Thon doubled to left [Doran to third];
Garner doubled to right [Doran scored, Thon to third]; Cruz
grounded out (first to pitcher) [Thon scored, Garner to third];
Knight grounded out (third to first); Puhl walked; Pujols
singled to shortstop [Garner scored, Puhl to second]; T. SCOTT
BATTED FOR NIEKRO; T. Scott walked [Puhl to third, Pujols to
second]; Moreno singled to center [Puhl scored, Pujols scored,
T. Scott to third]; PENA REPLACED VALENZUELA (PITCHING); Moreno
stole second; Doran was called out on strikes; 5 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Dodgers 6, Astros 6.

DODGERS 4TH: LACORTE REPLACED T. SCOTT (PITCHING); S. Sax was
called out on strikes; Landreaux struck out (catcher to first);
Baker flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 6,
Astros 6.

ASTROS 4TH: Thon flied out to center; Garner grounded out
(pitcher to first); Cruz walked; Knight grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 6, Astros 6.

DODGERS 5TH: Guerrero grounded out (third to first); Brock
grounded out (first to pitcher); Marshall struck out; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 6, Astros 6.

ASTROS 5TH: Puhl lined to right; Pujols struck out; LaCorte
grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers
6, Astros 6.

DODGERS 6TH: Russell walked; Russell stole second; Yeager
walked; ROENICKE BATTED FOR PENA; Roenicke out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to second) [Russell to third, Yeager to second];
S. Sax was walked intentionally; Landreaux doubled to right
[Russell scored, Yeager scored, S. Sax scored]; LaCorte threw a
wild pitch [Landreaux to third]; Baker walked; Guerrero homered
[Landreaux scored, Baker scored]; DIPINO REPLACED LACORTE
(PITCHING); Brock grounded out (first to pitcher); Marshall
struck out; 6 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 12, Astros 6.

ASTROS 6TH: ROENICKE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); STEWART
REPLACED MARSHALL (PITCHING); Moreno struck out; Doran walked;
Doran was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Thon
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Dodgers 12, Astros 6.

DODGERS 7TH: Russell walked; Yeager singled to center [Russell
to second]; Roenicke singled to left [Russell to third, Yeager
to second]; SOLANO REPLACED DIPINO (PITCHING); S. Sax forced
Russell (third to catcher) [Yeager to third, Roenicke to
second]; Debut game for Julio Solano; Landreaux singled
to left [Yeager scored, Roenicke scored, S. Sax out at second
(left to catcher to first), Landreaux to second]; Baker made an
out to first; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 14, Astros 6.

ASTROS 7TH: Garner walked; Cruz flied out to left; Knight
singled to right [Garner to second]; Puhl forced Knight (first
to shortstop) [Garner to third]; Pujols struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Dodgers 14, Astros 6.

DODGERS 8TH: Guerrero singled to left; THOMAS RAN FOR GUERRERO;
Brock tripled to right [Thomas scored]; Stewart struck out;
Russell flied out to left; Yeager reached on an error by Garner
[Brock scored (unearned) (no RBI)]; Roenicke struck out; 2 R (1
ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 16, Astros 6.

ASTROS 8TH: MALDONADO REPLACED BAKER (PLAYING LF); THOMAS STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); WALLING BATTED FOR SOLANO; Walling
grounded out (second to first); Moreno tripled to right; Doran
struck out; Thon reached on an error by Russell [Moreno scored
(unearned) (no RBI)]; Garner flied out to right; 1 R (0 ER), 1
H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 16, Astros 7.

DODGERS 9TH: WALLING STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); BASS REPLACED
MORENO (PLAYING CF); MADDEN REPLACED GARNER (PITCHING); S. Sax
flied out to right; Debut game for Mike Madden; Landreaux
popped to third in foul territory; Maldonado flied out to right;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 16, Astros 7.

ASTROS 9TH: Cruz grounded out (shortstop to first); Knight
grounded out (pitcher to first); Puhl singled to right; SPILMAN
BATTED FOR PUJOLS; Spilman flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Dodgers 16, Astros 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Dodgers         16  15   2    5
 Astros           7  10   3   10


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