Los Angeles Dodgers 9, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 149
Played on Monday, September 19, 1983 (N) at Dodger Stadium

HOU N    2  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  6  3
LA  N    1  0  0    0  0  6    2  0  x  -   9 12  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Doran 2b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       2   3
  LaCorte p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Puhl rf                       4   1   1   1       0   0       3   0
Thon ss                       4   1   1   1       0   1       1   1
Cruz lf                       4   0   2   0       0   0       2   0
Knight 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Garner 3b                     3   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Mumphrey cf                   3   0   0   0       0   2       3   0
Ashby c                       3   0   1   0       0   1       8   0
Niekro p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  LaCoss p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Smith p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bass ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Reynolds 2b                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   2   6   2       0   6      24   5

FIELDING - 
E: Puhl (2), Thon 2 (23).
PB: Ashby (9).

BATTING - 
HR: Puhl (8,1st inning off Welch 0 on 1 out); Thon (20,1st inning off Welch
0 on 1 out).
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Garner (11,2nd base by Welch/Yeager).

Los Angeles Dodgers          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
S. Sax 2b                     5   1   2   1       0   1       3   3
Russell ss                    5   1   1   0       0   0       0   3
  Anderson ss                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Baker lf                      4   0   1   1       0   2       1   0
  Howe p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Bream ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Niedenfuer p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Guerrero 3b                   3   1   1   1       2   1       1   2
Landreaux cf                  4   2   3   1       0   1       2   0
  Espy cf                     1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Marshall 1b                   4   1   1   0       1   1      11   0
Reynolds rf                   3   1   1   0       1   0       1   0
Yeager c                      2   0   0   0       0   1       4   1
  Monday ph                   0   0   0   1       1   0       0   0
  Landestoy pr                0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Thomas lf                   1   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Welch p                       2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Brock ph                    1   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
  Fimple c                    1   0   1   2       0   0       2   0
Totals                       37   9  12   8       5   8      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Yeager-S. Sax.

BATTING - 
HR: Guerrero (29,6th inning off Niekro 0 on 1 out).
IBB: Reynolds (1,by Niekro).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Russell (12,2nd base off Niekro/Ashby); Reynolds 2 (4,2nd base off Niekro/Ashby
2); Landreaux (29,2nd base off Niekro/Ashby).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro L(14-13)               5.1   6   6   5   4   8   1  26
LaCoss                        0.2   2   1   0   0   0   0   5
Smith                         1     4   2   2   0   0   0   7
LaCorte                       1     0   0   0   1   0   0   4
Totals                        8    12   9   7   5   8   1  42

WP: Niekro (13).
IBB: Niekro (5,Reynolds).

Los Angeles Dodgers          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Welch W(15-12)                6     5   2   2   0   4   2  22
Howe                          2     0   0   0   0   2   0   6
Niedenfuer                    1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        9     6   2   2   0   6   2  32

BK: Welch (5).

Umpires: HP - Doug Harvey, 1B - Jerry Crawford, 2B - Eric Gregg, 3B - Frank Pulli
Time of Game: 2:49   Attendance: 44748


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Doran grounded out (third to first); Puhl homered;
Thon homered; Cruz popped to third; Knight was called out on
strikes; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 1ST: S. Sax grounded out (second to first); Russell
singled to left; Russell stole second; Baker struck out;
Guerrero walked; Landreaux singled to left [Russell scored,
Guerrero to second]; Marshall struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 2, Dodgers 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Garner singled to right; Mumphrey struck out while
Garner was caught stealing second (catcher to second); Ashby
singled to left; Niekro flied out to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 2, Dodgers 1.

DODGERS 2ND: Reynolds singled to center; Reynolds stole second;
Yeager struck out; Welch struck out; S. Sax struck out; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Dodgers 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Doran grounded out (shortstop to first); Puhl
grounded out (second to first); Thon struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 2, Dodgers 1.

DODGERS 3RD: Russell flied out to left; Baker grounded out
(second to first); Guerrero struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Dodgers 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Cruz singled to shortstop; Knight popped to second;
Welch balked [Cruz to second]; Garner grounded out (shortstop to
first); Mumphrey grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 2, Dodgers 1.

DODGERS 4TH: Landreaux struck out; Marshall singled to left;
Ashby allowed a passed ball [Marshall to second]; Reynolds
reached on a fielder's choice [Marshall out at third (pitcher to
shortstop)]; Reynolds stole second; Yeager popped to third in
foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Dodgers 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Ashby struck out; Niekro grounded out (third to
first); Doran flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
2, Dodgers 1.

DODGERS 5TH: Welch made an out to second; S. Sax lined to
pitcher; Russell flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Dodgers 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Puhl flied out to left; Thon grounded out (second to
first); Cruz grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 2, Dodgers 1.

DODGERS 6TH: Baker struck out; Guerrero homered; Landreaux
singled to right; Landreaux stole second; Marshall walked;
Niekro threw a wild pitch [Landreaux to third, Marshall to
second]; Reynolds was walked intentionally; MONDAY BATTED FOR
YEAGER; Monday walked [Landreaux scored, Marshall to third,
Reynolds to second]; LANDESTOY RAN FOR MONDAY; LACOSS REPLACED
NIEKRO (PITCHING); BROCK BATTED FOR WELCH; Brock grounded out
(second to first) [Marshall scored, Reynolds to third, Landestoy
to second]; S. Sax singled to shortstop [Reynolds scored,
Landestoy to third, S. Sax to second (error by Thon)]; Russell
reached on an error by Thon [Landestoy scored (unearned) (no
RBI), S. Sax to third, Russell to first]; Baker singled to
center [S. Sax scored (unearned), Russell to third]; Guerrero
forced Baker (shortstop to second); 6 R (4 ER), 4 H, 2 E, 2 LOB.
 Astros 2, Dodgers 7.

ASTROS 7TH: HOWE REPLACED BAKER (PITCHING); THOMAS REPLACED
LANDESTOY (PLAYING LF); FIMPLE REPLACED BROCK (PLAYING C );
Knight grounded out (pitcher to first); Garner flied out to
right; Mumphrey struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Dodgers 7.

DODGERS 7TH: SMITH REPLACED LACOSS (PITCHING); Landreaux singled
to center; Marshall flied out to right; Reynolds flied out to
right; Thomas singled to right [Landreaux to third, Thomas to
second (error by Puhl)]; Fimple singled to center [Landreaux
scored, Thomas scored]; S. Sax singled to left [Fimple to
second]; Russell flied out to center; 2 R, 4 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 2, Dodgers 9.

ASTROS 8TH: ANDERSON REPLACED RUSSELL (PLAYING SS); ESPY
REPLACED LANDREAUX (PLAYING CF); Ashby grounded out (shortstop
to first); BASS BATTED FOR SMITH; Bass struck out; Doran lined
to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Dodgers 9.

DODGERS 8TH: LACORTE REPLACED DORAN (PITCHING); REYNOLDS
REPLACED BASS (PLAYING 2B); BREAM BATTED FOR HOWE; Bream flied
out to center; Guerrero walked; Espy flied out to center;
Marshall flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2,
Dodgers 9.

ASTROS 9TH: NIEDENFUER REPLACED BREAM (PITCHING); Puhl flied out
to center; Thon popped to second; On a bunt Cruz singled to
third; Knight flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
2, Dodgers 9.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2   6   3    3
 Dodgers          9  12   0    9


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