Houston Astros 8, Philadelphia Phillies 2
Regular Season Game 90
Played on Monday, July 18, 1983 (N) at Veterans Stadium

HOU N    0  1  2    2  0  0    0  3  0  -   8 17  0
PHI N    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  1  -   2  7  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
T. Scott cf                   6   1   2   0       0   2       4   0
Puhl rf                       4   0   2   2       1   1       4   0
Thon ss                       5   2   3   0       1   1       1   6
Garner 3b                     5   2   2   0       0   2       0   1
Cruz lf                       4   1   2   2       1   0       2   0
Knight 1b                     5   0   3   2       0   0      11   0
  Walling pr,1b               0   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Doran 2b                      4   1   2   2       1   2       1   3
Bjorkman c                    4   1   1   0       1   3       1   1
Niekro p                      5   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Totals                       42   8  17   8       5  12      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Thon-Knight, Thon-Doran-Walling.

BATTING - 
2B: Garner (14,off Carlton); Bjorkman (1,off Carlton); Knight (25,off McGraw).
SH: Puhl (3,off Reed).
GDP: Thon (6,off Carlton).
IBB: Bjorkman (3,by McGraw); Thon (8,by Reed); Cruz (7,by Reed).
Team LOB: 13.

Philadelphia Phillies        AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Dernier cf                    4   0   2   0       0   0       2   0
  Reed p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Holland p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Perez ph                    1   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
Rose 1b                       4   0   0   0       1   1       6   1
Morgan 2b                     2   0   0   0       2   0       2   5
Schmidt 3b                    2   1   1   0       2   0       1   1
Hayes rf,cf                   4   0   2   0       0   1       2   0
Matthews lf                   4   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
Diaz c                        3   1   1   0       1   0      13   0
De Jesus ss                   4   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Carlton p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McGraw p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  G. Gross ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Altamirano p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lefebvre ph,rf              2   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   2   7   2       6   2      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Schmidt-Morgan-Rose.

BATTING - 
2B: Schmidt (11,off Niekro); Lefebvre (4,off Niekro).
GDP: Morgan (8,off Niekro); Schmidt (6,off Niekro).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Dernier (20,2nd base off Niekro/Bjorkman).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro W(8-7)                 9     7   2   2   6   2   0  38

WP: Niekro 2 (6).

Philadelphia Phillies        IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Carlton L(9-11)               3.2   9   5   5   2   5   0  21
McGraw                        1.1   1   0   0   1   2   0   6
Altamirano                    2     3   0   0   0   2   0   9
Reed                          0.2   1   3   3   2   0   0   5
Holland                       1.1   3   0   0   0   3   0   7
Totals                        9    17   8   8   5  12   0  48

WP: Reed (2).
IBB: McGraw (1,Bjorkman); Reed 2 (8,Thon,Cruz).

Umpires: HP - Fred Brocklander, 1B - Randy Marsh, 2B - Bill Williams, 3B - John McSherry
Time of Game: 2:42   Attendance: 23024


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Philadelphia Phillies    
1. T. Scott            cf        Dernier             cf
2. Puhl                rf        Rose                1b
3. Thon                ss        Morgan              2b
4. Garner              3b        Schmidt             3b
5. Cruz                lf        Hayes               rf
6. Knight              1b        Matthews            lf
7. Doran               2b        Diaz                c
8. Bjorkman            c         De Jesus            ss
9. Niekro              p         Carlton             p

ASTROS 1ST: T. Scott flied out to center; Puhl walked; Thon
grounded into a double play (third to second to first) [Puhl out
at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 1ST: Dernier grounded out (first unassisted); Rose
struck out (catcher to first); Morgan walked; Schmidt walked
[Morgan to second]; Hayes struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 0, Phillies 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Garner singled to right; Cruz singled to right
[Garner to second]; Knight singled to left [Garner scored, Cruz
to second]; Doran struck out; Bjorkman struck out; Niekro forced
Cruz (third unassisted); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1,
Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 2ND: Matthews flied out to right; Diaz grounded out
(shortstop to first); De Jesus grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Phillies 0.

ASTROS 3RD: T. Scott struck out; Puhl grounded out (first to
second to first); Thon singled to right; Garner doubled [Thon to
third]; Cruz singled to center [Thon scored, Garner scored];
Knight flied out to right; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3,
Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 3RD: Carlton grounded out (second to first); Dernier
grounded out (shortstop to first); Rose grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Phillies 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Doran walked; Bjorkman doubled [Doran to third];
Niekro struck out; T. Scott struck out; Puhl singled to center
[Doran scored, Bjorkman scored]; Thon singled to left [Puhl to
second]; MCGRAW REPLACED CARLTON (PITCHING); Garner struck out;
2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 4TH: Morgan flied out to right; Schmidt walked; Hayes
singled to shortstop [Schmidt to second]; Niekro threw a wild
pitch [Schmidt to third, Hayes to second]; Matthews grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Schmidt scored, Hayes to third]; Diaz
walked; De Jesus flied out to center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 5, Phillies 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Cruz grounded out (second to first); Knight doubled
to left; Doran struck out; Bjorkman was walked intentionally;
Niekro flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5,
Phillies 1.

PHILLIES 5TH: G. GROSS BATTED FOR MCGRAW; G. Gross grounded out
(first unassisted); Dernier singled to center; Dernier stole
second; Rose walked; Morgan grounded into a double play
(shortstop to first) [Rose out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Astros 5, Phillies 1.

ASTROS 6TH: ALTAMIRANO REPLACED G. GROSS (PITCHING); T. Scott
grounded out (second to first); Puhl singled to center; Thon
singled to center [Puhl to second]; Garner struck out; Cruz
forced Thon (second to shortstop); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
5, Phillies 1.

PHILLIES 6TH: Schmidt doubled to center; Hayes flied out to
center; Matthews flied out to center; Diaz flied out to left; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Phillies 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Knight flied out to right; Doran singled to left;
Bjorkman struck out; Niekro grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Phillies 1.

PHILLIES 7TH: De Jesus grounded out (second to first); LEFEBVRE
BATTED FOR ALTAMIRANO; Lefebvre flied out to right; Dernier
singled to left; Rose flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 5, Phillies 1.

ASTROS 8TH: REED REPLACED DERNIER (PITCHING); HAYES CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); LEFEBVRE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); T.
Scott singled to center; Puhl out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher
to first) [T. Scott to second]; Thon was walked intentionally;
Garner popped to catcher in foul territory; Reed threw a wild
pitch [T. Scott to third, Thon to second]; Cruz was walked
intentionally; HOLLAND REPLACED REED (PITCHING); Knight singled
to shortstop [T. Scott scored, Thon to third, Cruz to second];
Doran singled to center [Thon scored, Cruz scored, Knight to
second]; WALLING RAN FOR KNIGHT; Bjorkman struck out; 3 R, 3 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 8, Phillies 1.

PHILLIES 8TH: WALLING STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); Morgan
walked; Schmidt grounded into a double play (shortstop to second
to first) [Morgan out at second]; Hayes singled to left; Niekro
threw a wild pitch [Hayes to second]; Matthews flied out to
right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 8, Phillies 1.

ASTROS 9TH: Niekro popped to second; T. Scott singled to center;
Puhl struck out; Thon struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
8, Phillies 1.

PHILLIES 9TH: Diaz singled to center; De Jesus flied out to
center; Lefebvre doubled to left [Diaz to third]; PEREZ BATTED
FOR HOLLAND; Perez grounded out (third to first) [Diaz scored,
Lefebvre to third]; Rose grounded out (pitcher to first); 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 8, Phillies 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           8  17   0   13
 Phillies         2   7   0    9


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