Philadelphia Phillies 7, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 17
Played on Saturday, April 23, 1983 (N) at Astrodome

PHI N    2  0  0    4  1  0    0  0  0  -   7 11  1
HOU N    0  3  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   3  6  0
Philadelphia Phillies        AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
G. Gross rf,lf                5   1   2   3       0   0       0   0
Matthews lf                   3   1   1   0       1   1       4   0
  Rose 1b                     1   0   1   0       0   0       6   0
Morgan 2b                     4   0   0   0       1   0       2   4
Schmidt 3b                    4   1   1   0       0   2       0   2
Perez 1b                      4   1   2   2       0   1      11   0
  Dernier rf                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Diaz c                        4   1   1   1       0   0       0   1
Maddox cf                     4   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
De Jesus ss                   4   0   1   1       0   0       3   7
Denny p                       4   1   1   0       0   0       0   3
Totals                       37   7  11   7       2   4      27  17

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Morgan-Perez, Denny-De Jesus-Perez.
E: De Jesus (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Perez (3,off Niekro); Schmidt (3,off Niekro).
3B: G. Gross (1,off Niekro).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Maddox (1,2nd base off Dawley/Ashby).
CS: Rose (1,2nd base by Smith/Ashby).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Moreno cf                     4   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Bass rf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       6   0
Thon ss                       4   0   1   0       0   0       3   3
Garner 3b                     4   1   1   0       0   0       0   2
Cruz lf                       3   1   1   0       0   0       2   0
Knight 1b                     3   1   2   2       0   0      10   0
Ashby c                       2   0   0   1       0   0       4   1
Reynolds 2b                   3   0   0   0       0   0       2   3
Niekro p                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Dawley p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Puhl ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ruhle p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Doran ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Smith p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   3   6   3       0   0      27  10

BATTING - 
3B: Knight (1,off Denny).
SF: Ashby (1,off Denny).
GDP: Ashby 2 (3,off Denny 2).
Team LOB: 1.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Moreno (2,2nd base by Denny/Diaz).

PITCHING
Philadelphia Phillies        IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Denny W(2-1)                  9     6   3   2   0   0   0  31


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro L(0-2)                 3.2   8   6   6   2   1   0  21
Dawley                        1.1   2   1   1   0   1   0   6
Ruhle                         3     0   0   0   0   2   0   9
Smith                         1     1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9    11   7   7   2   4   0  39


Umpires: HP - Fred Brocklander, 1B - Bill Williams, 2B - John McSherry, 3B - Randy Marsh
Time of Game: 2:11   Attendance: 22790


Starting Lineups:

   Philadelphia Phillies         Houston Astros           
1. G. Gross            rf        Moreno              cf
2. Matthews            lf        Bass                rf
3. Morgan              2b        Thon                ss
4. Schmidt             3b        Garner              3b
5. Perez               1b        Cruz                lf
6. Diaz                c         Knight              1b
7. Maddox              cf        Ashby               c
8. De Jesus            ss        Reynolds            2b
9. Denny               p         Niekro              p

PHILLIES 1ST: G. Gross singled to center; Matthews singled to
center [G. Gross to second]; Morgan flied out to right [G. Gross
to third]; Schmidt lined to shortstop; Perez doubled to right
[G. Gross scored, Matthews scored]; Diaz flied out to right; 2
R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Moreno singled to left; Moreno was caught stealing
second (catcher to shortstop); Bass grounded out (pitcher to
first); Thon grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Phillies 2, Astros 0.

PHILLIES 2ND: Maddox flied out to right; De Jesus popped to
second; Denny grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Phillies 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Garner singled to center; Cruz reached on an error
by De Jesus [Garner to second, Cruz to first]; Knight tripled to
center [Garner scored, Cruz scored (unearned)]; Ashby hit a
sacrifice fly to left [Knight scored]; Reynolds popped to
shortstop; Niekro flied out to center; 3 R (2 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 0
LOB.  Phillies 2, Astros 3.

PHILLIES 3RD: G. Gross flied out to left; Matthews struck out;
Morgan grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Phillies 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Moreno grounded out (pitcher to first); Bass lined
to left; Thon singled; Garner grounded out (third to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 2, Astros 3.

PHILLIES 4TH: Schmidt doubled to left; Perez singled to third
[Schmidt stayed at second]; Diaz singled to center [Schmidt
scored, Perez to second]; Maddox popped to first; De Jesus flied
out to right; Denny singled to right [Perez to third, Diaz to
second]; G. Gross tripled to right [Perez scored, Diaz scored,
Denny scored]; Matthews walked; Morgan walked [Matthews to
second]; DAWLEY REPLACED NIEKRO (PITCHING); Schmidt struck out;
4 R, 5 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Phillies 6, Astros 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Cruz flied out to left; Knight singled to right;
Ashby grounded into a double play (second to first) [Knight out
at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 6, Astros 3.

PHILLIES 5TH: Perez popped to second; Diaz grounded out (pitcher
to first); Maddox singled to shortstop; Maddox stole second; De
Jesus singled to center [Maddox scored]; Denny grounded out
(shortstop to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 7, Astros
3.

ASTROS 5TH: Reynolds grounded out (first unassisted); PUHL
BATTED FOR DAWLEY; Puhl flied out to left; Moreno grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 7, Astros 3.

PHILLIES 6TH: RUHLE REPLACED PUHL (PITCHING); G. Gross grounded
out (second to first); Matthews popped to shortstop; Morgan
flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 7, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Bass grounded out (shortstop to first); Thon
grounded out (second to first); Garner grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 7, Astros 3.

PHILLIES 7TH: Schmidt struck out; Perez struck out; Diaz
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies
7, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Cruz singled to center; Knight forced Cruz
(shortstop to second) [Knight to first]; Ashby grounded into a
double play (pitcher to shortstop to first) [Knight out at
second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 7, Astros 3.

PHILLIES 8TH: Maddox flied out to right; De Jesus grounded out
(third to first); Denny grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 7, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: G. GROSS CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); ROSE
REPLACED MATTHEWS (PLAYING 1B); DERNIER REPLACED PEREZ (PLAYING
RF); Reynolds grounded out (shortstop to first); DORAN BATTED
FOR RUHLE; Doran grounded out (shortstop to first); Moreno
grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies
7, Astros 3.

PHILLIES 9TH: SMITH REPLACED DORAN (PITCHING); G. Gross flied
out to left; Rose singled; Rose was caught stealing second
(catcher to shortstop); Morgan grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 7, Astros 3.

ASTROS 9TH: Bass lined to first; Thon grounded out (third to
first); Garner grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Phillies 7, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Phillies         7  11   1    5
 Astros           3   6   0    1


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