Los Angeles Dodgers 5, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 16
Played on Friday, April 18, 1997 (N) at Dodger Stadium

HOU N    0  1  1    0  0  0    0  1  0  -   3  9  0
LA  N    0  0  0    1  3  1    0  0  x  -   5 12  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     4   0   1   0       1   1       2   2
Abreu rf                      4   1   2   0       1   0       1   2
Bagwell 1b                    5   0   1   0       0   3      11   1
Bell cf                       4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Howard lf                     4   1   2   1       1   0       0   0
Spiers 3b                     1   0   1   0       2   0       0   2
  Eusebio ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bogar 3b                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Ausmus c                      4   1   2   0       0   1       9   0
Listach ss                    4   0   0   0       0   1       0   3
Hampton p                     3   0   0   0       0   1       1   4
  Springer p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mouton ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Martin p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   3   9   1       5   9      24  15

BATTING - 
2B: Abreu (3,off Martinez); Bagwell (4,off Martinez).
HR: Howard (1,2nd inning off Martinez 0 on 1 out).
HBP: Bell (2,by Martinez).
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Ausmus (3,3rd base off Hall/Piazza).
CS: Howard (1,2nd base by Martinez/Piazza).

Los Angeles Dodgers          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Butler cf                     5   1   2   1       0   0       1   0
Guerrero 2b                   5   0   1   0       0   1       2   3
Mondesi rf                    4   1   2   0       0   1       3   0
Piazza c                      3   2   2   3       1   0      10   1
Karros 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   2       5   0
Zeile 3b                      2   0   0   0       2   1       1   0
Hollandsworth lf              4   1   3   1       0   1       1   0
Gagne ss                      3   0   2   0       1   1       3   3
Martinez p                    3   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Dreifort p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Radinsky p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hall p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Ashley ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Worrell p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   5  12   5       4   8      27   8

FIELDING - 
E: Piazza (1).
PB: Piazza (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Hollandsworth (4,off Hampton); Butler (2,off Hampton); Mondesi (1,off Springer).
HR: Piazza (2,5th inning off Hampton 2 on 1 out).
IBB: Gagne (1,by Hampton).
Team LOB: 9.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hampton L(1-3)                5.2   9   5   5   3   5   1  28
Springer                      1.1   1   0   0   1   2   0   6
Martin                        1     2   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                        8    12   5   5   4   8   1  38

IBB: Hampton (1,Gagne).

Los Angeles Dodgers          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Martinez W(2-1)               6.1   8   2   1   3   7   1  30
Dreifort                      0.1   0   0   0   1   0   0   2
Radinsky                      0.2   1   1   0   0   0   0   3
Hall                          0.2   0   0   0   1   1   0   3
Worrell SV(5)                 1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     9   3   1   5   9   1  41

BK: Martinez (1).
HBP: Martinez (2,Bell).

Umpires: HP - Gary Darling, 1B - Charlie Reliford, 2B - Dana DeMuth, 3B - Jerry Meals
Time of Game: 3:25   Attendance: 38937


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Los Angeles Dodgers      
1. Biggio              2b        Butler              cf
2. Abreu               rf        Guerrero            2b
3. Bagwell             1b        Mondesi             rf
4. Bell                cf        Piazza              c
5. Howard              lf        Karros              1b
6. Spiers              3b        Zeile               3b
7. Ausmus              c         Hollandsworth       lf
8. Listach             ss        Gagne               ss
9. Hampton             p         Martinez            p

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio struck out; Abreu flied to left; Bagwell was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Dodgers
0.

DODGERS 1ST: Butler grounded out (pitcher to first); Guerrero
struck out; Mondesi struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Bell lined to pitcher; Howard homered; Spiers
singled to shortstop; Ausmus struck out; Listach struck out; 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 2ND: Piazza singled to left; Karros forced Piazza
(shortstop to second); Zeile was called out on strikes;
Hollandsworth singled to shortstop [Karros to second]; Gagne
singled to right [Karros out at home (right to catcher),
Hollandsworth to second]; 0 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1,
Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Hampton grounded out (second to first); Biggio flied
to right; Abreu doubled to right; Piazza allowed a passed ball
[Abreu to third]; Martinez balked [Abreu scored (unearned)];
Bagwell struck out; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 3RD: Martinez grounded out (third to first); Butler
grounded out (shortstop to first); Guerrero grounded out
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Dodgers 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Bell struck out; Howard singled to center; Howard
was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Spiers
walked; Ausmus singled to left [Spiers to second]; Listach
forced Ausmus (shortstop unassisted); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 2, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 4TH: Mondesi grounded out (pitcher to first); Piazza
walked; Karros grounded out (first to pitcher) [Piazza to
second]; Zeile walked; Hollandsworth singled to center [Piazza
scored, Zeile to third]; Gagne was walked intentionally
[Hollandsworth to second]; Martinez grounded out (pitcher to
first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 2, Dodgers 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Hampton was called out on strikes; Biggio singled to
third; Abreu walked [Biggio to second]; Bagwell flied to center;
Bell was hit by a pitch [Biggio to third, Abreu to second];
Howard forced Bell (second to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. 
Astros 2, Dodgers 1.

DODGERS 5TH: Butler singled to left; On a bunt Guerrero made an
out to first; Mondesi singled to left [Butler to second]; Piazza
homered [Butler scored, Mondesi scored]; Karros struck out;
Zeile grounded out (third to first); 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Dodgers 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Spiers walked; Ausmus flied to right; Listach forced
Spiers (shortstop to second); Hampton forced Listach (shortstop
to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Dodgers 4.

DODGERS 6TH: Hollandsworth doubled to center; Gagne struck out;
Martinez grounded out (second to first) [Hollandsworth to
third]; Butler doubled to left [Hollandsworth scored]; SPRINGER
REPLACED HAMPTON (PITCHING); Guerrero grounded out (second to
first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Dodgers 5.

ASTROS 7TH: Biggio popped to catcher; Abreu singled to center;
Bagwell doubled to left [Abreu to third]; DREIFORT REPLACED
MARTINEZ (PITCHING); Bell popped to first; Howard walked;
RADINSKY REPLACED DREIFORT (PITCHING); EUSEBIO BATTED FOR
SPIERS; Eusebio grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3
LOB.  Astros 2, Dodgers 5.

DODGERS 7TH: BOGAR REPLACED EUSEBIO (PLAYING 3B); Mondesi
doubled to center; Piazza popped to right; Karros struck out;
Zeile walked; Hollandsworth struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 2, Dodgers 5.

ASTROS 8TH: Ausmus singled to left; Listach grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Ausmus to second]; MOUTON BATTED FOR
SPRINGER; HALL REPLACED RADINSKY (PITCHING); Mouton was called
out on strikes while Ausmus stole third [Ausmus scored (error by
Piazza) (unearned) (no RBI)]; Biggio walked; Abreu grounded out
(pitcher to first); 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3,
Dodgers 5.

DODGERS 8TH: MARTIN REPLACED MOUTON (PITCHING); Gagne singled to
right; ASHLEY BATTED FOR HALL; Ashley struck out; Butler forced
Gagne (third to second) [Butler to first]; Guerrero singled to
right [Butler to third, Guerrero out at first (right to
shortstop to first)]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Dodgers 5.

ASTROS 9TH: WORRELL REPLACED ASHLEY (PITCHING); Bagwell was
called out on strikes; Bell popped to third; Howard flied to
right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Dodgers 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3   9   0   11
 Dodgers          5  12   1    9


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