Los Angeles Dodgers 5, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 21
Played on Wednesday, April 24, 1996 (N) at Dodger Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  1  -   2  6  1
LA  N    2  2  0    0  0  0    1  0  x  -   5  8  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hunter cf                     4   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
Biggio 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   1       4   2
Bagwell 1b                    3   0   0   0       1   0      11   2
Bell rf                       4   1   2   0       0   1       2   0
Wilkins c                     3   0   0   0       1   1       2   1
Berry 3b                      4   1   3   1       0   0       1   5
May lf                        4   0   1   0       0   3       1   0
Miller ss                     4   0   0   0       0   2       1   2
Brocail p                     2   0   0   0       0   2       2   3
  Young p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Spiers ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Dougherty p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hernandez p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Eusebio ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   2   6   1       2  13      24  16

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Biggio-Bagwell-Miller, Miller-Biggio-Bagwell.
E: Bagwell (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Berry (11,off Hall).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Bell (6,2nd base off Valdez/Piazza); Berry (2,2nd base off Valdez/Piazza).

Los Angeles Dodgers          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Butler cf                     3   2   1   1       0   0       1   0
Fonville lf,2b                3   0   3   1       0   0       0   0
Piazza c                      4   1   2   3       0   1      12   1
Mondesi rf                    4   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Hansen 1b                     2   0   0   0       1   0       7   0
  Castro 3b                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
DeShields 2b                  3   0   0   0       1   0       1   1
  Worrell p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Blowers 3b,1b                 4   1   1   0       0   0       3   2
Gagne ss                      2   1   1   0       1   0       0   4
Valdez p                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Thompson ph                 0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Hall p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cedeno lf                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       27   5   8   5       4   2      27  10

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

BATTING - 
HR: Piazza (3,1st inning off Brocail 1 on 1 out).
SH: Fonville (1,off Brocail); Valdez (1,off Brocail).
SF: Butler (3,off Brocail).
GDP: Butler (1,off Brocail); Piazza (7,off Brocail).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: DeShields (1,2nd base by Young/Wilkins).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Brocail L(1-1)                5     6   4   4   2   2   1  22
Young                         1     0   0   0   1   0   0   3
Dougherty                     1     2   1   1   1   0   0   6
Hernandez                     1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        8     8   5   5   4   2   1  34


Los Angeles Dodgers          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Valdez W(1-1)                 7     5   1   1   1  10   0  27
Hall                          1.2   1   1   0   1   3   0   7
Worrell                       0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
Totals                        9     6   2   1   2  13   0  36


Umpires: HP - Larry Vanover, 1B - Frank Pulli, 2B - Bob Davidson, 3B - Larry Poncino
Time of Game: 2:50   Attendance: 26666


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Los Angeles Dodgers      
1. Hunter              cf        Butler              cf
2. Biggio              2b        Fonville            lf
3. Bagwell             1b        Piazza              c
4. Bell                rf        Mondesi             rf
5. Wilkins             c         Hansen              1b
6. Berry               3b        DeShields           2b
7. May                 lf        Blowers             3b
8. Miller              ss        Gagne               ss
9. Brocail             p         Valdez              p

ASTROS 1ST: Hunter struck out; Biggio struck out; Bagwell
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 1ST: Butler singled to left; Fonville out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to first) [Butler to second]; Piazza homered
[Butler scored]; Mondesi struck out; Hansen walked; DeShields
flied to left; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Bell grounded out (shortstop to first); Wilkins
walked; Berry flied to center; May singled to right [Wilkins to
third]; Miller struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0,
Dodgers 2.

DODGERS 2ND: Blowers singled to pitcher; Gagne walked [Blowers
to second]; Valdez reached on an error by Bagwell on a sacrifice
bunt [Blowers to third, Gagne to second, Valdez to first];
Butler out on a sacrifice fly to right [Blowers scored, Gagne to
third]; Fonville singled to left [Gagne scored, Valdez to
second]; Piazza struck out; Mondesi grounded out (pitcher to
first); 2 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 4.

ASTROS 3RD: Brocail struck out; Hunter popped to second; Biggio
flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers 4.

DODGERS 3RD: Hansen grounded out (pitcher to first); DeShields
flied to right; Blowers popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Dodgers 4.

ASTROS 4TH: Bagwell grounded out (third to first); Bell singled
to center; Bell stole second; Wilkins struck out (catcher to
first); Berry singled to left [Bell scored, Berry to second
(error by Fonville)]; May struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 1, Dodgers 4.

DODGERS 4TH: Gagne singled to left; On a bunt Valdez made an out
to pitcher; Butler grounded into a double play (second to first
to shortstop) [Gagne out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Dodgers 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Miller flied to right; Brocail struck out; Hunter
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
1, Dodgers 4.

DODGERS 5TH: Fonville singled to center; Piazza grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Fonville out at
second]; Mondesi grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Biggio flied to right; Bagwell grounded out (third
to first); Bell singled to right; Wilkins grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 4.

DODGERS 6TH: YOUNG REPLACED BROCAIL (PITCHING); Hansen grounded
out (third to first); DeShields walked; DeShields was caught
stealing second (catcher to second); Blowers grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 4.

ASTROS 7TH: Berry singled to left; Berry stole second; May
struck out; Miller struck out; SPIERS BATTED FOR YOUNG; Spiers
was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1,
Dodgers 4.

DODGERS 7TH: DOUGHERTY REPLACED SPIERS (PITCHING); Gagne
grounded out (third to first); THOMPSON BATTED FOR VALDEZ;
Thompson walked; Butler forced Thompson (third to second)
[Butler to first]; Fonville singled to left [Butler to third];
Piazza singled to left [Butler scored, Fonville to second];
Mondesi forced Fonville (third unassisted); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 5.

ASTROS 8TH: HALL REPLACED THOMPSON (PITCHING); BLOWERS CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); CASTRO REPLACED HANSEN (PLAYING 3B);
Hunter struck out; Biggio grounded out (shortstop to first);
Bagwell walked; Bell struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
1, Dodgers 5.

DODGERS 8TH: HERNANDEZ REPLACED DOUGHERTY (PITCHING); Castro
grounded out (third to first); DeShields grounded out (third to
first); Blowers grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 5.

ASTROS 9TH: Wilkins grounded out (second to first); Berry
doubled to third; May struck out; WORRELL REPLACED DESHIELDS
(PITCHING); FONVILLE CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 2B); CEDENO
REPLACED HALL (PLAYING LF); Miller reached on an error by Cedeno
[Berry scored (unearned) (no RBI), Miller to second]; EUSEBIO
BATTED FOR HERNANDEZ; Eusebio grounded out (pitcher to first); 1
R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Dodgers 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2   6   1    7
 Dodgers          5   8   2    5


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