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Houston Astros 3, Los Angeles Dodgers 1

Houston Astros 3, Los Angeles Dodgers 1

Day

Division Series Game Played on Tuesday, October 6, 1981 (N) at Astrodome

LA  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    1  0  0  -   1  2  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  2  -   3  8  0
BATTING
Los Angeles Dodgers   AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lopes 2b               4   0   0   0       0   2       0   2
Landreaux cf           4   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
Baker lf               3   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Garvey 1b              3   1   1   1       0   0       9   0
Monday rf              2   0   0   0       1   1       3   0
Guerrero 3b            3   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
Scioscia c             3   0   0   0       0   1       7   0
Russell ss             3   0   0   0       0   0       2   3
Valenzuela p           2   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Johnstone ph         1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Stewart p            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                28   1   2   1       1   7      26   9
BATTING - 
HR: Garvey (1,7th inning off Ryan 0 on, 2 out).
Team LOB: 1.
Houston Astros        AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl rf                4   1   2   0       0   0       3   0
Garner 2b              3   0   0   0       1   1       0   2
Scott cf               4   0   1   1       0   1       2   0
Cruz lf                4   0   0   0       0   2       2   0
Cedeno 1b              4   0   2   0       0   1      12   0
Howe 3b                4   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Garcia ss              3   0   0   0       0   1       2   4
  Reynolds ph          1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Ashby c                3   1   1   2       1   0       6   1
Ryan p                 3   0   0   0       0   1       0   4
Totals                33   3   8   3       2   7      27  11
FIELDING - 
DP: 1.
BATTING - 
2B: Cedeno (1,off Valenzuela).
HR: Ashby (1,9th inning off Stewart 1 on, 2 out).
IBB: Ashby (1,by Valenzuela).
Team LOB: 6.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno 2 (2,2nd base off Valenzuela/Scioscia,3rd base off Valenzuela/Scioscia).
PITCHING
Los Angeles Dodgers   IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Valenzuela             8     6   1   1   2   6   0
Stewart L(0-1)         0.2   2   2   2   0   1   1
Totals                 8.2   8   3   3   2   7   1
Houston Astros        IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Ryan W(1-0)            9     2   1   1   1   7   1
IBB: Valenzuela (1,Ashby).
Umpires: Jerry Dale, Jim Quick, Satch Davidson, John McSherry, Ed Montague, Lee Weyer
Attendance: 44836
Starting Lineups:

   Los Angeles Dodgers           Houston Astros           
1. Lopes               2b        Puhl                rf
2. Landreaux           cf        Garner              2b
3. Baker               lf        Scott               cf
4. Garvey              1b        Cruz                lf
5. Monday              rf        Cedeno              1b
6. Guerrero            3b        Howe                3b
7. Scioscia            c         Garcia              ss
8. Russell             ss        Ashby               c
9. Valenzuela          p         Ryan                p

DODGERS 1ST: Lopes grounded out (second to first); Landreaux
singled to center; Baker grounded into a double play (pitcher to
shortstop to first) [Landreaux out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Dodgers 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl grounded out (first unassisted); Garner struck
out; Scott was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Dodgers 0, Astros 0.

DODGERS 2ND: Garvey made an out to right; Monday walked;
Guerrero was called out on strikes; Scioscia struck out (catcher
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz made an out to left; Cedeno singled to center;
Cedeno stole second; Howe made an out to right; Garcia grounded
out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Astros 0.

DODGERS 3RD: Russell popped to shortstop; Valenzuela grounded
out (pitcher to first); Lopes lined to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Dodgers 0, Astros 0.

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

DODGERS 4TH: Landreaux grounded out (second to first); Baker
grounded out (shortstop to first); Garvey grounded out (pitcher
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Garner grounded out (shortstop to first); Scott
grounded out (third to first); Cruz was called out on strikes; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Astros 0.

DODGERS 5TH: Monday struck out; Guerrero made an out to center;
Scioscia made an out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Cedeno made an out to left; Howe singled to center;
Howe was picked off first (pitcher to first); Garcia struck out;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Astros 0.

DODGERS 6TH: Russell grounded out (shortstop to first);
Valenzuela was called out on strikes; Lopes struck out; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Ashby made an out to left; Ryan grounded out
(shortstop to first); Puhl singled to right; Garner walked [Puhl
to second]; Scott singled to right [Puhl scored, Garner to
third, Scott to second (on throw)]; Cruz grounded out (first
unassisted); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Astros 1.

DODGERS 7TH: Landreaux struck out; Baker made an out to right;
Garvey homered; Monday made an out to left; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Dodgers 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Cedeno doubled to left; Cedeno stole third; Howe
made an out to right; Garcia made an out to center; Ashby was
walked intentionally; Ryan forced Ashby (second to shortstop); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Astros 1.

DODGERS 8TH: Guerrero made an out to left; Scioscia grounded out
(first unassisted); Russell made an out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Puhl singled to right; Garner made an out to right;
Scott forced Puhl (pitcher to shortstop); Cruz was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Astros 1.

DODGERS 9TH: JOHNSTONE BATTED FOR VALENZUELA; Johnstone grounded
out (pitcher to first); Lopes was called out on strikes;
Landreaux grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Dodgers 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 9TH: STEWART REPLACED JOHNSTONE (PITCHING); Cedeno struck
out; Howe made an out to center; REYNOLDS BATTED FOR GARCIA;
Reynolds singled to center; Ashby homered [Reynolds scored]; 2
R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Dodgers          1   2   0    1
 Astros           3   8   0    6

References

Total Baseball: The Ultimate Baseball Encyclopedia by John Thorn, et al.
2006 ESPN Baseball Encyclopedia by Gary Gillette (Editor), Pete Palmer (Editor).

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