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CAL
@CHW
8
9
CLE
@DET
0
5
OAK
@KCR
5
2
BAL
@MIL
5
0
BOS
@NYY
3
6
BOS
@NYY
2
3
MIN
@TEX
2
5
MIN
@TEX
1
3
HOU
@LAD
2
1
NYM
@PHI
4
3
MON
@PIT
0
1
MON
@PIT
3
5
CIN
@SDP
7
2
CIN
@SDP
0
7
ATL
@SFG
6
4
 
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ATL
@SFG
1
2
CHC
@STL
3
2
Sunday, May 21, 1972,
, Dodger Stadium
Attendance: 33,928, Time of Game: 2:03
Astros
2
19-12
 Won 1 
1st
at Dodgers
1
20-13
 Lost 1 
1st
W: Jerry Reuss (3-2)
L: Bill Singer (3-4)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Astros          0  0  0   0  0  2   0  0  0    2  6  1
Dodgers         0  0  0   0  0  1   0  0  0    1  5  1

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Roger Metzger SS 3 0 0 0 1 0 .175 .493 -0.048 0.82 0.016 -0.064 -0.5 1 3
Cesar Cedeno CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .308 .774 -0.077 0.75 0.000 -0.077 -0.6 4 0
Jim Wynn RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 .303 .919 0.034 0.90 0.076 -0.041 0.4 0 0
Lee May 1B 4 1 2 0 0 1 .317 .950 0.100 1.26 0.185 -0.086 0.5 8 2 2B,GDP
Bob Watson LF 4 1 2 2 0 1 .270 .794 0.201 1.26 0.285 -0.084 1.1 0 0 HR
Johnny Edwards C 4 0 0 0 0 0 .272 .810 -0.138 1.19 0.000 -0.138 -1.3 7 0
Doug Rader 3B 3 0 0 0 1 1 .217 .666 -0.055 0.95 0.021 -0.076 -0.5 1 2
Tommy Helms 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .206 .510 -0.045 1.04 0.035 -0.080 -0.3 5 1
Jerry Reuss P 3 0 0 0 0 1 .133 .388 -0.076 1.10 0.000 -0.076 -0.7 1 4
Team Totals 33 2 6 2 2 4 .182 .532 -0.104 1.03 0.618 -0.722 -1.8 27 12
2B: L May (4, off B Singer).
HR: B Watson (5, off B Singer; 6th inn, 1 on, 1 out to LF).
TB: B Watson 5; L May 3; J Wynn; T Helms.
GIDP: L May (3).
RBI: B Watson 2 (20).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 1. L May-R Metzger.
E: D Rader (3).

Los Angeles Dodgers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bobby Valentine 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 .357 .854 -0.170 1.66 0.000 -0.170 -1.0 2 6
Manny Mota LF 3 1 1 1 1 0 .268 .698 0.082 1.31 0.166 -0.083 0.8 1 0 HR
Willie Davis CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .257 .692 -0.153 1.39 0.000 -0.153 -1.0 0 0
Frank Robinson RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .267 .784 -0.095 0.98 0.000 -0.095 -0.6 3 0
Wes Parker 1B 2 0 2 0 2 0 .307 .724 0.209 1.28 0.209 0.000 0.9 12 1 2B
Steve Garvey 3B 3 0 0 0 0 2 .263 .678 -0.109 1.42 0.000 -0.109 -0.7 1 3
   Maury Wills PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 .117 .325 -0.047 5.42 0.000 -0.047 -0.2 SH
Chris Cannizzaro C 3 0 1 0 0 0 .295 .754 0.105 1.31 0.128 -0.023 0.5 4 0
   Willie Crawford PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 .278 .929 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Jim Brewer P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Jim Lefebvre PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .236 .644 -0.173 4.82 0.000 -0.173 -0.4
Bill Russell SS 2 0 0 0 0 0 .324 .923 -0.159 2.37 0.000 -0.159 -0.7 4 1 2·SH
Bill Singer P 2 0 1 0 0 1 .167 .377 -0.018 1.21 0.028 -0.046 -0.1 0 1
   Dick Dietz PH-C 1 0 0 0 0 1 .167 .486 -0.075 2.83 0.000 -0.075 -0.3 0 0
Team Totals 29 1 5 1 3 7 .172 .560 -0.603 1.71 0.531 -1.133 -2.8 27 12
2B: W Parker (2, off J Reuss).
HR: M Mota (2, off J Reuss; 6th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF).
SH: M Wills (2, off J Reuss); B Russell 2 (2, 2 off J Reuss).
TB: M Mota 4; W Parker 3; C Cannizzaro; B Singer.
RBI: M Mota (10).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 0 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 1. S Garvey-B Valentine-W Parker.
E: S Garvey (7).

Houston Astros

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jerry Reuss, W (3-2) 9 5 1 1 3 7 1 3.86 35 77 0.603 1.71 2.8
Team Totals 9 5 1 1 3 7 1 1.00 35 77 0.603 1.71 2.8

Los Angeles Dodgers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bill Singer, L (3-4) 7 6 2 2 2 4 1 2.17 29 59 0.032 1.11 1.0
Jim Brewer 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.87 6 0 0 0.071 0.62 0.8
Team Totals 9 6 2 2 2 4 1 2.00 35 59 0 0 0.103 1.03 1.8
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Augie Donatelli, 1B - Stan Landes, 2B - Doug Harvey, 3B - Bob Engel.
Time of Game: 2:03.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Houston Astros         Los Angeles Dodgers
1 Roger Metzger SS 1 Bobby Valentine 2B
2 Cesar Cedeno CF 2 Manny Mota LF
3 Jim Wynn RF 3 Willie Davis CF
4 Lee May 1B 4 Frank Robinson RF
5 Bob Watson LF 5 Wes Parker 1B
6 Johnny Edwards C 6 Steve Garvey 3B
7 Doug Rader 3B 7 Chris Cannizzaro C
8 Tommy Helms 2B 8 Bill Russell SS
9 Jerry Reuss P 9 Bill Singer P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t6 0-0 1 -2- RR HOU B. Watson B. Singer 26% 79% Home Run; May Scores
b9 1-2 1 -2- O LAD J. Lefebvre J. Reuss 17% 91% Fielder's Choice 3B unassisted; Parker out at 3B/3B; Lefebvre to 1B
b6 0-2 0 --- R LAD M. Mota J. Reuss -14% 63% Home Run
b9 1-2 0 --- LAD W. Parker J. Reuss -13% 69% Single to RF
t4 0-0 0 1-- HOU L. May B. Singer 12% 66% Single to LF; Wynn to 3B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Dodgers' Bill Singer facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O HOU R. Metzger B. Singer -2% 48% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O HOU C. Cedeno B. Singer -1% 46% Foul Flyball: 1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O HOU J. Wynn B. Singer -1% 46% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Dodgers 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Jerry Reuss facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O LAD B. Valentine J. Reuss 2% 48% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- LAD M. Mota J. Reuss -2% 45% Walk
b1 0-0 1 1-- OO LAD W. Davis J. Reuss 5% 50% Double Play: Flyball: 1B-SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Dodgers 0.
Top of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Dodgers' Bill Singer facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O HOU L. May B. Singer -2% 48% Strikeout
t2 0-0 1 --- HOU B. Watson B. Singer 3% 50% Single to RF
t2 0-0 1 1-- O HOU J. Edwards B. Singer -3% 48% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t2 0-0 2 1-- HOU D. Rader B. Singer 2% 50% Walk; Edwards to 2B
t2 0-0 2 12- O HOU T. Helms B. Singer -4% 45% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 0, Dodgers 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Jerry Reuss facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O LAD F. Robinson J. Reuss 2% 47% Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 0-0 1 --- LAD W. Parker J. Reuss -3% 45% Walk
b2 0-0 1 1-- O LAD S. Garvey J. Reuss 3% 48% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
b2 0-0 2 1-- O LAD C. Cannizzaro J. Reuss 2% 50% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Dodgers 0.
Top of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Dodgers' Bill Singer facing 9-1-2
t3 0-0 0 --- O HOU J. Reuss B. Singer -2% 48% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 0-0 1 --- O HOU R. Metzger B. Singer -2% 46% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 0-0 2 --- O HOU C. Cedeno B. Singer -1% 45% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Dodgers 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Jerry Reuss facing 8-9-1
b3 0-0 0 --- O LAD B. Russell J. Reuss 2% 47% Flyball: CF
b3 0-0 1 --- LAD B. Singer J. Reuss -3% 44% Single to RF
b3 0-0 1 1-- O LAD B. Valentine J. Reuss 3% 48% Strikeout
b3 0-0 2 1-- O LAD M. Mota J. Reuss 2% 50% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Dodgers 0.
Top of the 4th, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Dodgers' Bill Singer facing 3-4-5
t4 0-0 0 --- HOU J. Wynn B. Singer 4% 54% Single to LF
t4 0-0 0 1-- HOU L. May B. Singer 12% 66% Single to LF; Wynn to 3B
t4 0-0 0 1-3 O HOU B. Watson B. Singer -7% 59% Strikeout
t4 0-0 1 1-3 O HOU J. Edwards B. Singer -9% 50% Popfly: SS
t4 0-0 2 1-3 O HOU D. Rader B. Singer -6% 44% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 0, Dodgers 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Jerry Reuss facing 3-4-5
b4 0-0 0 --- O LAD W. Davis J. Reuss 3% 47% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 0-0 1 --- O LAD F. Robinson J. Reuss 2% 49% Flyball: CF
b4 0-0 2 --- LAD W. Parker J. Reuss -3% 46% Double to RF
b4 0-0 2 -2- O LAD S. Garvey J. Reuss 4% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Dodgers 0.
Top of the 5th, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Dodgers' Bill Singer facing 8-9-1
t5 0-0 0 --- O HOU T. Helms B. Singer -3% 47% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 0-0 1 --- O HOU J. Reuss B. Singer -2% 45% Strikeout
t5 0-0 2 --- HOU R. Metzger B. Singer 2% 47% Walk
t5 0-0 2 1-- O HOU C. Cedeno B. Singer -3% 44% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Dodgers 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Jerry Reuss facing 7-8-9
b5 0-0 0 --- LAD C. Cannizzaro J. Reuss -5% 39% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Cannizzaro to 1B
b5 0-0 0 1-- O LAD B. Russell J. Reuss 2% 41% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Cannizzaro to 2B
b5 0-0 1 -2- O LAD B. Singer J. Reuss 5% 45% Strikeout
b5 0-0 2 -2- O LAD B. Valentine J. Reuss 5% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Dodgers 0.
Top of the 6th, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Dodgers' Bill Singer facing 3-4-5
t6 0-0 0 --- O HOU J. Wynn B. Singer -3% 47% Flyball: LF
t6 0-0 1 --- HOU L. May B. Singer 7% 53% Double to LF
t6 0-0 1 -2- RR HOU B. Watson B. Singer 26% 79% Home Run; May Scores
t6 2-0 1 --- O HOU J. Edwards B. Singer -1% 78% Flyball: RF
t6 2-0 2 --- O HOU D. Rader B. Singer -1% 78% Flyball: RF
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Dodgers 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 0-2, Astros' Jerry Reuss facing 2-3-4
b6 0-2 0 --- R LAD M. Mota J. Reuss -14% 63% Home Run
b6 1-2 0 --- O LAD W. Davis J. Reuss 4% 67% Strikeout
b6 1-2 1 --- O LAD F. Robinson J. Reuss 3% 70% Strikeout Looking
b6 1-2 2 --- LAD W. Parker J. Reuss -2% 68% Walk
b6 1-2 2 1-- O LAD S. Garvey J. Reuss 4% 72% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 2, Dodgers 1.
Top of the 7th, Astros Batting, Ahead 2-1, Dodgers' Bill Singer facing 8-9-1
t7 2-1 0 --- HOU T. Helms B. Singer 3% 75% Single to RF
t7 2-1 0 1-- O HOU J. Reuss B. Singer -3% 72% Bunt Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B
t7 2-1 1 1-- O HOU R. Metzger B. Singer -3% 69% Lineout: 3B
t7 2-1 2 1-- O HOU C. Cedeno B. Singer -2% 67% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 2, Dodgers 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 1-2, Astros' Jerry Reuss facing 7-8-9
b7 1-2 0 --- LAD C. Cannizzaro J. Reuss -8% 59% Single to RF
Willie Crawford pinch runs for Chris Cannizzaro (C) batting 7th
b7 1-2 0 1-- O LAD B. Russell J. Reuss 3% 62% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Crawford to 2B
Dick Dietz pinch hits for Bill Singer (P) batting 9th
b7 1-2 1 -2- O LAD D. Dietz J. Reuss 8% 70% Strikeout Looking
b7 1-2 2 -2- O LAD B. Valentine J. Reuss 7% 77% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 2, Dodgers 1.
Top of the 8th, Astros Batting, Ahead 2-1, Dodgers' Jim Brewer facing 3-4-5
Jim Brewer replaces Willie Crawford (PR) pitching and batting 7th
Dick Dietz moves from PH to C
t8 2-1 0 --- HOU J. Wynn J. Brewer 3% 80% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Wynn to 1B
t8 2-1 0 1-- OO HOU L. May J. Brewer -6% 74% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
t8 2-1 2 --- O HOU B. Watson J. Brewer -1% 73% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Dodgers 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 1-2, Astros' Jerry Reuss facing 2-3-4
b8 1-2 0 --- O LAD M. Mota J. Reuss 6% 79% Groundout: P-1B
b8 1-2 1 --- O LAD W. Davis J. Reuss 4% 83% Flyball: CF
b8 1-2 2 --- O LAD F. Robinson J. Reuss 3% 86% Flyball: P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Dodgers 1.
Top of the 9th, Astros Batting, Ahead 2-1, Dodgers' Jim Brewer facing 6-7-8
t9 2-1 0 --- O HOU J. Edwards J. Brewer -1% 84% Flyball: RF
t9 2-1 1 --- O HOU D. Rader J. Brewer -1% 83% Foul Flyball: 1B
t9 2-1 2 --- O HOU T. Helms J. Brewer -1% 83% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Dodgers 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 1-2, Astros' Jerry Reuss facing 5-6-7
b9 1-2 0 --- LAD W. Parker J. Reuss -13% 69% Single to RF
Maury Wills pinch hits for Steve Garvey (3B) batting 6th
b9 1-2 0 1-- O LAD M. Wills J. Reuss 5% 74% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Parker to 2B
Jim Lefebvre pinch hits for Jim Brewer (P) batting 7th
b9 1-2 1 -2- O LAD J. Lefebvre J. Reuss 17% 91% Fielder's Choice 3B unassisted; Parker out at 3B/3B; Lefebvre to 1B
b9 1-2 2 1-- O LAD B. Russell J. Reuss 9% 100% Lineout: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 2, Dodgers 1.

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