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Tuesday, October 6, 1981,
, Astrodome
Attendance: 44,836, Time of Game: 0:00
Dodgers
1
at Astros
3
W: Nolan Ryan (1-0)
L: Dave Stewart (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
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Dodgers         0  0  0   0  0  0   1  0  0    1  2  0
Astros          0  0  0   0  0  1   0  0  2    3  8  0
Winning Run scored with 2 outs
NOTE: All totals are for the entire postseason up to this game.

Los Angeles Dodgers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Davey Lopes 2B 4 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 -0.085 0.89 0.000 -0.085 -0.5 0 2
Ken Landreaux CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 .250 .500 -0.070 1.14 0.025 -0.095 -0.2 2 0
Dusty Baker LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 -0.093 1.04 0.000 -0.093 -0.7 3 0 GDP
Steve Garvey 1B 3 1 1 1 0 0 .333 1.667 0.194 0.73 0.228 -0.034 0.7 9 0 HR
Rick Monday RF 2 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .333 -0.020 0.85 0.026 -0.046 -0.0 3 0
Pedro Guerrero 3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 -0.091 1.30 0.000 -0.091 -0.6 0 2
Mike Scioscia C 3 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 -0.066 0.89 0.000 -0.066 -0.4 7 0
Bill Russell SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 -0.078 1.08 0.000 -0.078 -0.5 2 3
Fernando Valenzuela P 2 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 -0.038 0.81 0.000 -0.038 -0.3 0 2
   Jay Johnstone PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 -0.052 2.19 0.000 -0.052 -0.2
   Dave Stewart P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 28 1 2 1 1 7 .071 .282 -0.399 1.02 0.279 -0.678 -2.7 26 9
HR: S Garvey (1, off N Ryan; 7th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to CF).
TB: S Garvey 4; K Landreaux.
GIDP: D Baker (1).
RBI: S Garvey (1).
2-out RBI: S Garvey.
Team LOB: 1.
With RISP: 0 for 0.

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Terry Puhl RF 4 1 2 0 0 0 .500 1.000 0.052 0.93 0.083 -0.032 0.2 3 0
Phil Garner 2B 3 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .250 -0.073 1.43 0.029 -0.102 -0.5 0 2
Tony Scott CF 4 0 1 1 0 1 .250 .500 0.127 1.52 0.207 -0.080 0.7 2 0
Jose Cruz LF 4 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 -0.128 1.22 0.000 -0.128 -1.0 2 0
Cesar Cedeno 1B 4 0 2 0 0 1 .500 1.250 0.159 1.46 0.239 -0.080 0.9 12 0 2B,2·SB
Art Howe 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .250 .500 -0.171 1.43 0.032 -0.203 -1.0 0 0
Kiko Garcia SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 -0.171 1.64 0.000 -0.171 -0.9 2 4
   Craig Reynolds PH 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 2.000 0.026 1.22 0.026 0.000 0.1
Alan Ashby C 3 1 1 2 1 0 .333 1.833 0.403 1.80 0.458 -0.055 1.6 6 1 HR,IW
Nolan Ryan P 3 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 -0.123 1.63 0.000 -0.123 -0.7 0 4
Team Totals 33 3 8 3 2 7 .242 .649 0.101 1.44 1.074 -0.974 -0.6 27 11
2B: C Cedeno (1, off F Valenzuela).
HR: A Ashby (1, off D Stewart; 9th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to RF).
IBB: A Ashby (1, by F Valenzuela).
TB: A Ashby 4; C Cedeno 3; T Puhl 2; A Howe; T Scott; C Reynolds.
RBI: A Ashby 2 (2); T Scott (1).
2-out RBI: A Ashby 2; T Scott.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 1. N Ryan-K Garcia-C Cedeno.
Baserunning
SB: C Cedeno 2 (2, 3rd base off F Valenzuela/M Scioscia, 2nd base off F Valenzuela/M Scioscia).
Pickoffs: A Howe (1st base by F Valenzuela).

Los Angeles Dodgers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Fernando Valenzuela 8 6 1 1 2 6 0 1.13 31 70 0.280 1.40 2.3
Dave Stewart, L (0-1) 0.2 2 2 2 0 1 1 27.00 4 0 0 -0.382 1.77 -1.7
Team Totals 8.2 8 3 3 2 7 1 3.12 35 70 0 0 -0.102 1.44 0.6

Houston Astros

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Nolan Ryan, W (1-0) 9 2 1 1 1 7 1 1.00 29 85 0.399 1.02 2.7
Team Totals 9 2 1 1 1 7 1 1.00 29 85 0.399 1.02 2.7
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: F Valenzuela (1; A Ashby).
Pickoffs: F Valenzuela (1; A Howe, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Jerry Dale, 1B - Jim Quick, 2B - Satch Davidson, 3B - John McSherry, LF - Lee Weyer, RF - Ed Montague.
Time of Game: 0:00.
Attendance: Not Given.
Start Time Weather: In Dome.

Starting Lineups

Los Angeles Dodgers         Houston Astros
1 Davey Lopes 2B 1 Terry Puhl RF
2 Ken Landreaux CF 2 Phil Garner 2B
3 Dusty Baker LF 3 Tony Scott CF
4 Steve Garvey 1B 4 Jose Cruz LF
5 Rick Monday RF 5 Cesar Cedeno 1B
6 Pedro Guerrero 3B 6 Art Howe 3B
7 Mike Scioscia C 7 Kiko Garcia SS
8 Bill Russell SS 8 Alan Ashby C
9 Fernando Valenzuel P 9 Nolan Ryan P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b9 1-1 2 1-- RR HOU A. Ashby D. Stewart 44% 100% Home Run; Reynolds Scores
t7 0-1 2 --- R LAD S. Garvey N. Ryan -23% 56% Home Run
b6 0-0 2 12- R HOU T. Scott F. Valenzuela 21% 77% Single to RF; Puhl Scores; Garner to 3B; Scott to 2B/Adv on throw
b7 1-1 1 --3 O HOU K. Garcia F. Valenzuela -12% 57% Flyball: CF
b7 1-1 0 --- HOU C. Cedeno F. Valenzuela 12% 70% Double to LF

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' Nolan Ryan facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O LAD D. Lopes N. Ryan 2% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- LAD K. Landreaux N. Ryan -2% 50% Single to CF
t1 0-0 1 1-- OO LAD D. Baker N. Ryan 5% 54% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Dodgers' Fernando Valenzuela facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O HOU T. Puhl F. Valenzuela -2% 52% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b1 0-0 1 --- O HOU P. Garner F. Valenzuela -1% 51% Strikeout
b1 0-0 2 --- O HOU T. Scott F. Valenzuela -1% 50% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Astros 0.
Top of the 2nd, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Nolan Ryan facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O LAD S. Garvey N. Ryan 2% 52% Flyball: RF
t2 0-0 1 --- LAD R. Monday N. Ryan -3% 50% Walk
t2 0-0 1 1-- O LAD P. Guerrero N. Ryan 3% 52% Strikeout Looking
t2 0-0 2 1-- O LAD M. Scioscia N. Ryan 2% 55% Strikeout (C-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Dodgers' Fernando Valenzuela facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O HOU J. Cruz F. Valenzuela -2% 52% Flyball: LF
b2 0-0 1 --- HOU C. Cedeno F. Valenzuela 3% 55% Single to CF
b2 0-0 1 1-- HOU A. Howe F. Valenzuela 2% 57% Cedeno Steals 2B
b2 0-0 1 -2- O HOU A. Howe F. Valenzuela -4% 53% Flyball: RF
b2 0-0 2 -2- O HOU K. Garcia F. Valenzuela -3% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 0, Astros 0.
Top of the 3rd, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Nolan Ryan facing 8-9-1
t3 0-0 0 --- O LAD B. Russell N. Ryan 2% 52% Popfly: SS
t3 0-0 1 --- O LAD F. Valenzuela N. Ryan 2% 54% Groundout: P-1B
t3 0-0 2 --- O LAD D. Lopes N. Ryan 1% 55% Lineout: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Dodgers' Fernando Valenzuela facing 8-9-1
b3 0-0 0 --- O HOU A. Ashby F. Valenzuela -2% 53% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 0-0 1 --- O HOU N. Ryan F. Valenzuela -2% 51% Strikeout
b3 0-0 2 --- O HOU T. Puhl F. Valenzuela -1% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Astros 0.
Top of the 4th, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Nolan Ryan facing 2-3-4
t4 0-0 0 --- O LAD K. Landreaux N. Ryan 3% 53% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 0-0 1 --- O LAD D. Baker N. Ryan 2% 54% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 0-0 2 --- O LAD S. Garvey N. Ryan 1% 56% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Dodgers' Fernando Valenzuela facing 2-3-4
b4 0-0 0 --- O HOU P. Garner F. Valenzuela -3% 53% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 0-0 1 --- O HOU T. Scott F. Valenzuela -2% 51% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 0-0 2 --- O HOU J. Cruz F. Valenzuela -1% 50% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Astros 0.
Top of the 5th, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Nolan Ryan facing 5-6-7
t5 0-0 0 --- O LAD R. Monday N. Ryan 3% 53% Strikeout
t5 0-0 1 --- O LAD P. Guerrero N. Ryan 2% 55% Flyball: CF
t5 0-0 2 --- O LAD M. Scioscia N. Ryan 1% 56% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Dodgers' Fernando Valenzuela facing 5-6-7
b5 0-0 0 --- O HOU C. Cedeno F. Valenzuela -3% 53% Flyball: LF
b5 0-0 1 --- HOU A. Howe F. Valenzuela 3% 57% Single to CF
b5 0-0 1 1-- O HOU K. Garcia F. Valenzuela -5% 51% Howe Picked off 1B (P-1B)
b5 0-0 2 --- O HOU K. Garcia F. Valenzuela -1% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Astros 0.
Top of the 6th, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Nolan Ryan facing 8-9-1
t6 0-0 0 --- O LAD B. Russell N. Ryan 3% 53% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 0-0 1 --- O LAD F. Valenzuela N. Ryan 2% 55% Strikeout Looking
t6 0-0 2 --- O LAD D. Lopes N. Ryan 2% 57% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Dodgers' Fernando Valenzuela facing 8-9-1
b6 0-0 0 --- O HOU A. Ashby F. Valenzuela -3% 54% Flyball: LF
b6 0-0 1 --- O HOU N. Ryan F. Valenzuela -2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 0-0 2 --- HOU T. Puhl F. Valenzuela 2% 53% Single to RF
b6 0-0 2 1-- HOU P. Garner F. Valenzuela 3% 56% Walk; Puhl to 2B
b6 0-0 2 12- R HOU T. Scott F. Valenzuela 21% 77% Single to RF; Puhl Scores; Garner to 3B; Scott to 2B/Adv on throw
b6 1-0 2 -23 O HOU J. Cruz F. Valenzuela -5% 72% Groundout: 1B unassisted
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Dodgers 0, Astros 1.
Top of the 7th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 0-1, Astros' Nolan Ryan facing 2-3-4
t7 0-1 0 --- O LAD K. Landreaux N. Ryan 4% 76% Strikeout
t7 0-1 1 --- O LAD D. Baker N. Ryan 3% 79% Flyball: RF
t7 0-1 2 --- R LAD S. Garvey N. Ryan -23% 56% Home Run
t7 1-1 2 --- O LAD R. Monday N. Ryan 2% 58% Flyball: LF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 1, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Astros Batting, Tied 1-1, Dodgers' Fernando Valenzuela facing 5-6-7
b7 1-1 0 --- HOU C. Cedeno F. Valenzuela 12% 70% Double to LF
b7 1-1 0 -2- HOU A. Howe F. Valenzuela 8% 77% Cedeno Steals 3B
b7 1-1 0 --3 O HOU A. Howe F. Valenzuela -8% 69% Flyball: RF
b7 1-1 1 --3 O HOU K. Garcia F. Valenzuela -12% 57% Flyball: CF
b7 1-1 2 --3 HOU A. Ashby F. Valenzuela 1% 59% Intentional Walk
b7 1-1 2 1-3 O HOU N. Ryan F. Valenzuela -9% 50% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Dodgers 1, Astros 1.
Top of the 8th, Dodgers Batting, Tied 1-1, Astros' Nolan Ryan facing 6-7-8
t8 1-1 0 --- O LAD P. Guerrero N. Ryan 4% 54% Flyball: LF
t8 1-1 1 --- O LAD M. Scioscia N. Ryan 3% 57% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t8 1-1 2 --- O LAD B. Russell N. Ryan 2% 60% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 1, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Astros Batting, Tied 1-1, Dodgers' Fernando Valenzuela facing 1-2-3
b8 1-1 0 --- HOU T. Puhl F. Valenzuela 7% 66% Single to RF
b8 1-1 0 1-- O HOU P. Garner F. Valenzuela -6% 60% Flyball: RF
b8 1-1 1 1-- O HOU T. Scott F. Valenzuela -5% 55% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B
b8 1-1 2 1-- O HOU J. Cruz F. Valenzuela -5% 50% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 1, Astros 1.
Top of the 9th, Dodgers Batting, Tied 1-1, Astros' Nolan Ryan facing 9-1-2
Jay Johnstone pinch hits for Fernando Valenzuela (P) batting 9th
t9 1-1 0 --- O LAD J. Johnstone N. Ryan 5% 55% Groundout: P-1B
t9 1-1 1 --- O LAD D. Lopes N. Ryan 4% 59% Strikeout Looking
t9 1-1 2 --- O LAD K. Landreaux N. Ryan 3% 62% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 1, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Astros Batting, Tied 1-1, Dodgers' Dave Stewart facing 5-6-7
Dave Stewart replaces Jay Johnstone (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b9 1-1 0 --- O HOU C. Cedeno D. Stewart -5% 57% Strikeout
b9 1-1 1 --- O HOU A. Howe D. Stewart -4% 53% Flyball: CF
Craig Reynolds pinch hits for Kiko Garcia (SS) batting 7th
b9 1-1 2 --- HOU C. Reynolds D. Stewart 3% 56% Single to CF
b9 1-1 2 1-- RR HOU A. Ashby D. Stewart 44% 100% Home Run; Reynolds Scores
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 1, Astros 3.

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