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@BOS
8
2
OAK
@CAL
7
0
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@DET
3
4
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@MIL
2
3
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@MIN
2
0
 
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@NYY
2
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2
5
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@CIN
3
1
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@HOU
9
2
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@PIT
7
10
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@SFG
0
4
NYM
@STL
7
1
Wednesday, September 1, 1971,
, Astrodome
Attendance: 6,474, Time of Game: 2:27
Dodgers
9
72-64
 Won 3 
2nd, 8 GB
at Astros
2
64-72
 Lost 4 
5th, 16 GB
W: Don Sutton (13-11)
L: Jack Billingham (6-14)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Dodgers         1  8  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    9 10  0
Astros          0  0  2   0  0  0   0  0  0    2  4  1

Los Angeles Dodgers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Maury Wills SS 3 2 1 1 1 0 .280 .646 0.121 0.69 0.122 -0.001 1.6 0 1
   Bobby Valentine PH-SS 1 0 0 0 0 1 .257 .629 0.000 0.01 0.000 0.000 -0.1 0 0
Bill Buckner RF 5 1 1 0 0 1 .286 .695 -0.003 0.41 0.014 -0.018 -0.5 2 0
Willie Davis CF 3 1 1 1 1 0 .315 .773 0.117 0.59 0.119 -0.002 0.7 1 0
   Bill Russell CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 .228 .596 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.2 2 0
Dick Allen 3B 3 1 1 2 0 1 .289 .853 0.070 0.91 0.097 -0.027 1.2 0 0
   Steve Garvey 3B 2 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .644 -0.001 0.01 0.000 -0.001 -0.3 0 1
Wes Parker 1B 4 1 1 1 0 1 .285 .728 -0.004 0.45 0.030 -0.034 0.3 3 1
   Bill Sudakis PH-1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 .178 .623 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.1 0 0
Willie Crawford LF 4 1 1 1 0 1 .283 .786 0.001 0.28 0.022 -0.021 0.5 3 0
Jim Lefebvre 2B 2 1 1 1 2 0 .251 .719 0.035 0.22 0.035 0.000 1.2 3 1
Tom Haller C 3 1 2 1 0 0 .286 .765 0.040 0.45 0.041 -0.002 1.2 7 0
   Duke Sims PH-C 1 0 0 0 0 0 .264 .683 0.000 0.01 0.000 0.000 -0.1 5 0
Don Sutton P 4 0 1 0 0 2 .183 .427 0.053 0.49 0.056 -0.003 -0.2 1 1
Team Totals 37 9 10 8 4 7 .270 .612 0.429 0.42 0.536 -0.109 5.2 27 5
TB: T Haller 2; W Crawford; M Wills; J Lefebvre; D Sutton; D Allen; W Parker; B Buckner; W Davis.
RBI: D Allen 2 (77); W Crawford (31); T Haller (29); W Davis (58); M Wills (32); J Lefebvre (64); W Parker (57).
2-out RBI: D Allen 2; W Crawford; T Haller; W Parker; J Lefebvre.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 7 for 14.

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Roger Metzger SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 .240 .606 -0.023 0.93 0.000 -0.023 -0.2 0 0
   Marty Martinez SS 2 0 1 0 1 1 .195 .518 0.010 0.12 0.011 -0.001 0.3 0 1
Joe Morgan 2B 4 0 0 1 0 0 .259 .766 -0.025 0.31 0.000 -0.025 -0.4 2 6
Cesar Cedeno CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .264 .698 -0.018 0.18 0.000 -0.018 -0.6 0 0
Bob Watson LF 4 0 1 0 0 2 .295 .746 0.003 0.12 0.009 -0.006 -0.2 4 0
John Mayberry 1B 4 0 0 0 0 2 .182 .579 -0.010 0.13 0.000 -0.010 -0.6 13 0
Denis Menke 3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 .260 .686 0.006 0.08 0.007 -0.001 -0.0 0 2 HBP
Johnny Edwards C 3 1 1 0 0 2 .229 .585 -0.008 0.23 0.006 -0.014 -0.0 8 0 2B
Cesar Geronimo RF 3 1 1 1 0 1 .219 .608 0.004 0.18 0.014 -0.010 0.8 0 0 3B
Jack Billingham P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143 .298 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 3
   Denny Lemaster P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .333 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Buddy Harris P 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 -0.008 0.25 0.000 -0.008 -0.4 0 1
   Jesus Alou PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .680 -0.004 0.15 0.000 -0.004 -0.2
   George Culver P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .125 .250 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Rich Chiles PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .242 .631 -0.001 0.02 0.000 -0.001 -0.1
   Fred Gladding P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 31 2 4 2 1 12 .129 .408 -0.074 0.19 0.047 -0.121 -1.8 27 13
2B: J Edwards (10, off D Sutton).
3B: C Geronimo (2, off D Sutton).
HBP: D Menke (2, by D Sutton).
TB: C Geronimo 3; J Edwards 2; B Watson; M Martinez.
RBI: J Morgan (49); C Geronimo (2).
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 1 for 5.
Fielding
E: J Morgan (12).

Los Angeles Dodgers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Don Sutton, W (13-11) 9 4 2 2 1 12 0 2.73 33 82 0.072 0.19 1.8
Team Totals 9 4 2 2 1 12 0 2.00 33 82 0.072 0.19 1.8

Houston Astros

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jack Billingham, L (6-14) 1.2 6 7 7 2 0 0 3.96 13 13 -0.369 1.21 -4.6
Denny Lemaster 0 4 2 2 0 0 0 3.32 4 2 2 -0.072 0.32 -4.0
Buddy Harris 3.1 0 0 0 2 6 0 4.80 12 2 0 0.009 0.04 1.7
George Culver 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.78 6 0 0 0.003 0.02 0.8
Fred Gladding 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.12 6 0 0 0.001 0.00 0.8
Team Totals 9 10 9 9 4 7 0 9.00 41 13 4 2 -0.428 0.42 -5.2
D Lemaster faced 4 batters in the 2nd inning.
Balks: None.
WP: B Harris (2).
HBP: D Sutton (5; D Menke).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bruce Froemming, 1B - Al Barlick, 2B - Paul Pryor, 3B - John Kibler.
Time of Game: 2:27.
Attendance: Not Given.
Start Time Weather: Wind 0mph, In Dome.

Starting Lineups

Los Angeles Dodgers         Houston Astros
1 Maury Wills SS 1 Roger Metzger SS
2 Bill Buckner RF 2 Joe Morgan 2B
3 Willie Davis CF 3 Cesar Cedeno CF
4 Dick Allen 3B 4 Bob Watson LF
5 Wes Parker 1B 5 John Mayberry 1B
6 Willie Crawford LF 6 Denis Menke 3B
7 Jim Lefebvre 2B 7 Johnny Edwards C
8 Tom Haller C 8 Cesar Geronimo RF
9 Don Sutton P 9 Jack Billingham P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t1 0-0 1 -2- R LAD W. Davis J. Billingham 11% 63% Single to CF; Wills Scores; Davis to 2B/Adv on throw
t2 3-0 2 123 RR LAD D. Allen J. Billingham 10% 92% Single to CF; Wills Scores; Buckner Scores; Davis to 3B
t2 1-0 1 123 RRO LAD M. Wills J. Billingham 8% 79% Groundout: 2B unassisted/Forceout at 2B; Lefebvre Scores; Haller Scores/Adv on E4/No RBI
t2 1-0 1 12- LAD D. Sutton J. Billingham 6% 71% Single to 2B; Lefebvre to 3B; Haller to 2B
t1 0-0 0 --- LAD M. Wills J. Billingham 4% 54% Single to RF

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Jack Billingham facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- LAD M. Wills J. Billingham 4% 54% Single to RF
t1 0-0 0 1-- O LAD B. Buckner J. Billingham -2% 52% Groundout: P-1B; Wills to 2B
t1 0-0 1 -2- R LAD W. Davis J. Billingham 11% 63% Single to CF; Wills Scores; Davis to 2B/Adv on throw
t1 1-0 1 -2- O LAD D. Allen J. Billingham -3% 60% Groundout: 2B-1B; Davis to 3B
t1 1-0 2 --3 O LAD W. Parker J. Billingham -3% 57% Groundout: P-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 1, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Astros Batting, Behind 0-1, Dodgers' Don Sutton facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- O HOU R. Metzger D. Sutton 2% 59% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-1 1 --- O HOU J. Morgan D. Sutton 2% 61% Groundout: P-1B
b1 0-1 2 --- O HOU C. Cedeno D. Sutton 1% 62% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 1, Astros 0.
Top of the 2nd, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 1-0, Astros' Jack Billingham facing 6-7-8
t2 1-0 0 --- O LAD W. Crawford J. Billingham -2% 60% Groundout: P-1B
t2 1-0 1 --- LAD J. Lefebvre J. Billingham 2% 62% Walk
t2 1-0 1 1-- LAD T. Haller J. Billingham 3% 65% Single to LF; Lefebvre to 2B
t2 1-0 1 12- LAD D. Sutton J. Billingham 6% 71% Single to 2B; Lefebvre to 3B; Haller to 2B
t2 1-0 1 123 RRO LAD M. Wills J. Billingham 8% 79% Groundout: 2B unassisted/Forceout at 2B; Lefebvre Scores; Haller Scores/Adv on E4/No RBI
t2 3-0 2 1-- LAD B. Buckner J. Billingham 1% 81% Single to RF; Wills to 3B
t2 3-0 2 1-3 LAD W. Davis J. Billingham 1% 82% Walk; Buckner to 2B
t2 3-0 2 123 RR LAD D. Allen J. Billingham 10% 92% Single to CF; Wills Scores; Buckner Scores; Davis to 3B
Denny Lemaster replaces Jack Billingham pitching and batting 9th
t2 5-0 2 1-3 R LAD W. Parker D. Lemaster 3% 95% Single to CF; Davis Scores; Allen to 2B
t2 6-0 2 12- R LAD W. Crawford D. Lemaster 2% 97% Single to RF; Allen Scores; Parker to 3B
t2 7-0 2 1-3 R LAD J. Lefebvre D. Lemaster 1% 98% Single to RF; Parker Scores; Crawford to 2B
t2 8-0 2 12- R LAD T. Haller D. Lemaster 1% 99% Single to RF; Crawford Scores; Lefebvre to 3B
Buddy Harris replaces Denny Lemaster pitching and batting 9th
t2 9-0 2 1-3 O LAD D. Sutton B. Harris -0% 99% Strikeout
8 runs, 8 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Dodgers 9, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Behind 0-9, Dodgers' Don Sutton facing 4-5-6
b2 0-9 0 --- O HOU B. Watson D. Sutton 0% 99% Strikeout
b2 0-9 1 --- O HOU J. Mayberry D. Sutton 0% 99% Strikeout
b2 0-9 2 --- O HOU D. Menke D. Sutton 0% 99% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 9, Astros 0.
Top of the 3rd, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 9-0, Astros' Buddy Harris facing 1-2-3
Marty Martinez replaces Roger Metzger playing SS batting 1st
t3 9-0 0 --- LAD M. Wills B. Harris 0% 99% Walk
t3 9-0 0 1-- LAD B. Buckner B. Harris 0% 99% Wild Pitch; Wills to 2B
t3 9-0 0 -2- O LAD B. Buckner B. Harris -0% 99% Strikeout
t3 9-0 1 -2- O LAD W. Davis B. Harris -0% 99% Flyball: 2B
t3 9-0 2 -2- O LAD D. Allen B. Harris -0% 99% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 9, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Behind 0-9, Dodgers' Don Sutton facing 7-8-9
b3 0-9 0 --- HOU J. Edwards D. Sutton -1% 98% Double to RF
b3 0-9 0 -2- R HOU C. Geronimo D. Sutton -1% 97% Triple to CF; Edwards Scores
b3 1-9 0 --3 O HOU B. Harris D. Sutton 1% 98% Strikeout
b3 1-9 1 --3 HOU M. Martinez D. Sutton -1% 97% Walk
b3 1-9 1 1-3 RO HOU J. Morgan D. Sutton 0% 98% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B; Geronimo Scores
b3 2-9 2 1-- O HOU C. Cedeno D. Sutton 0% 98% Strikeout
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 9, Astros 2.
Top of the 4th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 9-2, Astros' Buddy Harris facing 5-6-7
t4 9-2 0 --- O LAD W. Parker B. Harris -0% 98% Strikeout
t4 9-2 1 --- O LAD W. Crawford B. Harris -0% 98% Strikeout
t4 9-2 2 --- LAD J. Lefebvre B. Harris 0% 98% Walk
t4 9-2 2 1-- O LAD T. Haller B. Harris -0% 98% Lineout: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 9, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-9, Dodgers' Don Sutton facing 4-5-6
Steve Garvey replaces Dick Allen playing 3B batting 4th
b4 2-9 0 --- HOU B. Watson D. Sutton -1% 97% Single to RF
b4 2-9 0 1-- O HOU J. Mayberry D. Sutton 1% 97% Groundout: 1B-P; Watson to 2B
b4 2-9 1 -2- HOU D. Menke D. Sutton -1% 97% Hit By Pitch
b4 2-9 1 12- O HOU J. Edwards D. Sutton 1% 98% Strikeout
b4 2-9 2 12- O HOU C. Geronimo D. Sutton 1% 99% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Dodgers 9, Astros 2.
Top of the 5th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 9-2, Astros' Buddy Harris facing 9-1-2
t5 9-2 0 --- O LAD D. Sutton B. Harris -0% 98% Strikeout Looking
t5 9-2 1 --- O LAD M. Wills B. Harris -0% 98% Groundout: P-1B
t5 9-2 2 --- O LAD B. Buckner B. Harris -0% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 9, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-9, Dodgers' Don Sutton facing 9-1-2
Jesus Alou pinch hits for Buddy Harris (P) batting 9th
b5 2-9 0 --- O HOU J. Alou D. Sutton 0% 99% Flyball: 2B
b5 2-9 1 --- HOU M. Martinez D. Sutton -0% 98% Single to CF
b5 2-9 1 1-- O HOU J. Morgan D. Sutton 0% 99% Flyball: LF
b5 2-9 2 1-- O HOU C. Cedeno D. Sutton 0% 99% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 9, Astros 2.
Top of the 6th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 9-2, Astros' George Culver facing 3-4-5
George Culver replaces Jesus Alou (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t6 9-2 0 --- O LAD W. Davis G. Culver -0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 9-2 1 --- O LAD S. Garvey G. Culver -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 9-2 2 --- O LAD W. Parker G. Culver -0% 99% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 9, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-9, Dodgers' Don Sutton facing 4-5-6
Bill Russell replaces Willie Davis playing CF batting 3rd
b6 2-9 0 --- O HOU B. Watson D. Sutton 0% 99% Strikeout
b6 2-9 1 --- O HOU J. Mayberry D. Sutton 0% 99% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b6 2-9 2 --- O HOU D. Menke D. Sutton 0% 99% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 9, Astros 2.
Top of the 7th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 9-2, Astros' George Culver facing 6-7-8
t7 9-2 0 --- O LAD W. Crawford G. Culver -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 9-2 1 --- O LAD J. Lefebvre G. Culver -0% 99% Flyball: LF
Duke Sims pinch hits for Tom Haller (C) batting 8th
t7 9-2 2 --- O LAD D. Sims G. Culver -0% 99% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 9, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-9, Dodgers' Don Sutton facing 7-8-9
Duke Sims moves from PH to C
b7 2-9 0 --- O HOU J. Edwards D. Sutton 0% 100% Strikeout Looking
b7 2-9 1 --- O HOU C. Geronimo D. Sutton 0% 100% Strikeout
Rich Chiles pinch hits for George Culver (P) batting 9th
b7 2-9 2 --- O HOU R. Chiles D. Sutton 0% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 9, Astros 2.
Top of the 8th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 9-2, Astros' Fred Gladding facing 9-1-2
Fred Gladding replaces Rich Chiles (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t8 9-2 0 --- O LAD D. Sutton F. Gladding -0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
Bobby Valentine pinch hits for Maury Wills (SS) batting 1st
t8 9-2 1 --- O LAD B. Valentine F. Gladding -0% 100% Strikeout
t8 9-2 2 --- O LAD B. Buckner F. Gladding -0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 9, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-9, Dodgers' Don Sutton facing 1-2-3
Bobby Valentine moves from PH to SS
b8 2-9 0 --- O HOU M. Martinez D. Sutton 0% 100% Strikeout
b8 2-9 1 --- O HOU J. Morgan D. Sutton 0% 100% Flyball: RF
b8 2-9 2 --- O HOU C. Cedeno D. Sutton 0% 100% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 9, Astros 2.
Top of the 9th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 9-2, Astros' Fred Gladding facing 3-4-5
t9 9-2 0 --- O LAD B. Russell F. Gladding -0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
t9 9-2 1 --- O LAD S. Garvey F. Gladding 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
Bill Sudakis pinch hits for Wes Parker (1B) batting 5th
t9 9-2 2 --- O LAD B. Sudakis F. Gladding 0% 100% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 9, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-9, Dodgers' Don Sutton facing 4-5-6
Bill Sudakis moves from PH to 1B
b9 2-9 0 --- O HOU B. Watson D. Sutton 0% 100% Flyball: LF
b9 2-9 1 --- O HOU J. Mayberry D. Sutton 0% 100% Strikeout
b9 2-9 2 --- O HOU D. Menke D. Sutton 0% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 9, Astros 2.

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