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Scores
Standings
NYY
@BAL
9
0
MIN
@CHW
3
2
BOS
@CLE
4
11
OAK
@KCR
0
3
DET
@MIL
2
8
TOR
@SEA
3
8
CAL
@TEX
6
8
 
(10)
ATL
@CIN
11
5
HOU
@LAD
1
6
MON
@NYM
3
0
CHC
@PHI
7
9
STL
@PIT
7
8
Friday, October 2, 1981,
, Dodger Stadium
Attendance: 46,108, Time of Game: 2:30
Astros
1
60-48
 Lost 1 
3rd, 6 GB
at Dodgers
6
62-46
 Won 1 
2nd, 4 GB
W: Jerry Reuss (10-4)
L: Don Sutton (11-9)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Astros          0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  1    1  4  0
Dodgers         0  1  0   1  0  1   3  0  X    6 13  1

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Dickie Thon SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 .266 .649 -0.022 1.15 0.054 -0.076 -0.4 2 2
Phil Garner 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .251 .642 -0.112 1.22 0.000 -0.112 -0.9 2 6
Tony Scott CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .266 .665 -0.065 0.80 0.000 -0.065 -0.7 1 1
Jose Cruz LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 .266 .745 -0.016 0.79 0.025 -0.041 -0.3 1 0
Cesar Cedeno 1B 4 1 1 1 0 1 .271 .704 -0.090 0.88 0.000 -0.090 0.3 7 3 HR
Art Howe 3B 3 0 0 0 1 0 .298 .774 0.107 0.58 0.117 -0.010 0.8 3 1
Luis Pujols C 3 0 1 0 0 0 .239 .605 -0.049 1.47 0.045 -0.095 -0.5 5 1 GDP
Terry Puhl RF 3 0 0 0 0 0 .251 .670 -0.115 1.28 0.000 -0.115 -1.0 1 0
   Joe Sambito P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Don Sutton P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .137 .365 0.045 1.43 0.045 0.000 0.4 1 0 HBP
   Mike Ivie PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 .259 .619 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Billy Smith P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Joe Pittman PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .275 .665 -0.040 1.53 0.000 -0.040 -0.3
   Frank LaCorte P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .667 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Gary Woods RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 .206 .537 -0.002 0.09 0.000 -0.002 -0.2 0 0
Team Totals 31 1 4 1 1 3 .129 .408 -0.359 1.00 0.286 -0.646 -2.8 24 15
HR: C Cedeno (5, off J Reuss; 9th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to LF).
HBP: D Sutton (1, by J Reuss).
TB: C Cedeno 4; J Cruz; L Pujols; D Thon.
GIDP: L Pujols (4).
RBI: C Cedeno (34).
2-out RBI: C Cedeno.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 1. D Thon-P Garner-C Cedeno.
Outfield Assists: T Scott (R Monday at 3rd base).

Los Angeles Dodgers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Steve Sax 2B 4 1 2 0 1 1 .281 .662 -0.055 0.78 0.052 -0.107 -0.3 3 4 CS
Ken Landreaux CF 5 1 1 0 0 0 .245 .646 -0.048 0.47 0.012 -0.060 0.0 5 0
Dusty Baker LF 4 3 3 1 0 1 .319 .807 0.076 0.48 0.085 -0.009 2.3 2 0 2B
Steve Garvey 1B 4 1 3 1 0 0 .282 .732 0.070 0.73 0.091 -0.021 1.3 14 0
Rick Monday RF 2 0 1 1 2 0 .313 1.028 0.132 0.98 0.132 0.000 1.3 0 0 2B,IW
   Derrel Thomas RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 .254 .658 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Pedro Guerrero 3B 4 0 1 1 0 1 .294 .821 0.016 0.81 0.069 -0.053 0.1 0 5 2B,GDP
Mike Scioscia C 3 0 0 0 0 0 .279 .691 -0.054 0.57 0.000 -0.054 -1.2 3 0
   Mike Marshall PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .227 .591 -0.001 0.03 0.000 -0.001 -0.3
   Steve Yeager C 0 0 0 0 0 0 .205 .596 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Bill Russell SS 3 0 2 0 1 0 .230 .564 0.055 0.45 0.055 0.000 0.7 0 5 IW
Jerry Reuss P 3 0 0 0 0 1 .196 .392 -0.049 0.73 0.000 -0.049 -1.3 0 1 SH
Team Totals 33 6 13 4 4 5 .394 .944 0.142 0.65 0.496 -0.354 2.6 27 15
2B: D Baker (17, off F LaCorte); R Monday (1, off D Sutton); P Guerrero (17, off F LaCorte).
SH: J Reuss (7, off B Smith).
IBB: R Monday (3, by F LaCorte); B Russell (3, by F LaCorte).
TB: D Baker 4; S Garvey 3; P Guerrero 2; S Sax 2; B Russell 2; R Monday 2; K Landreaux.
GIDP: P Guerrero (12).
RBI: R Monday (25); D Baker (47); S Garvey (63); P Guerrero (45).
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 4 for 12.
Fielding
DP: 1. P Guerrero-S Sax-S Garvey.
E: P Guerrero (11).
Baserunning
CS: S Sax (7, 2nd base by B Smith/L Pujols).

Houston Astros

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Don Sutton, L (11-9) 2 2 1 1 0 2 0 2.61 7 50 -0.037 0.75 -0.2
Billy Smith 2 4 1 1 1 0 0 3.20 9 0 0 -0.040 1.28 -0.2
Frank LaCorte 2 7 4 4 2 2 0 3.64 15 0 0 -0.066 0.49 -3.5
Joe Sambito 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 1.87 7 1 0 0.002 0.01 1.2
Team Totals 8 13 6 6 4 5 0 6.75 38 50 1 0 -0.141 0.65 -2.7
F LaCorte faced 4 batters in the 7th inning.

Los Angeles Dodgers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jerry Reuss, W (10-4) 9 4 1 1 1 3 1 2.30 33 77 0.359 1.00 2.8
Team Totals 9 4 1 1 1 3 1 1.00 33 77 0.359 1.00 2.8
Balks: None.
WP: F LaCorte (6).
HBP: J Reuss (4; D Sutton).
IBB: F LaCorte 2 (3; R Monday, B Russell).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Paul Runge, 1B - Jim Quick, 2B - Bob Engel, 3B - Jerry Dale.
Time of Game: 2:30.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Houston Astros         Los Angeles Dodgers
1 Dickie Thon SS 1 Steve Sax 2B
2 Phil Garner 2B 2 Ken Landreaux CF
3 Tony Scott CF 3 Dusty Baker LF
4 Jose Cruz LF 4 Steve Garvey 1B
5 Cesar Cedeno 1B 5 Rick Monday RF
6 Art Howe 3B 6 Pedro Guerrero 3B
7 Luis Pujols C 7 Mike Scioscia C
8 Terry Puhl RF 8 Bill Russell SS
9 Don Sutton P 9 Jerry Reuss P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t5 0-2 0 --- HOU A. Howe J. Reuss -8% 70% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Howe to 2B
b3 1-0 1 1-3 O LAD K. Landreaux B. Smith -7% 68% Sax Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
t7 0-3 0 1-- OO HOU L. Pujols J. Reuss 7% 95% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
b6 2-0 1 12- R LAD P. Guerrero F. LaCorte 7% 95% Double to LF; Baker Scores; Monday to 3B
t5 0-2 1 --3 O HOU T. Puhl J. Reuss 7% 79% Groundout: 3B-1B

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' Jerry Reuss facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O HOU D. Thon J. Reuss 2% 52% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 1 --- O HOU P. Garner J. Reuss 1% 54% Groundout: 3B-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O HOU T. Scott J. Reuss 1% 54% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Dodgers 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Don Sutton facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O LAD S. Sax D. Sutton -2% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O LAD K. Landreaux D. Sutton -1% 51% Groundout: 1B-P
b1 0-0 2 --- O LAD D. Baker D. Sutton -1% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Dodgers 0.
Top of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Dodgers' Jerry Reuss facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O HOU J. Cruz J. Reuss 2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- O HOU C. Cedeno J. Reuss 2% 54% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 0-0 2 --- O HOU A. Howe J. Reuss 1% 55% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Dodgers 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Don Sutton facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- LAD S. Garvey D. Sutton 4% 59% Single to 3B
b2 0-0 0 1-- RO LAD R. Monday D. Sutton 6% 65% Double to RF; Garvey Scores; Monday out at 3B/CF-SS-3B
b2 1-0 1 --- O LAD P. Guerrero D. Sutton -1% 64% Strikeout
b2 1-0 2 --- O LAD M. Scioscia D. Sutton -1% 63% Flyball: RF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Dodgers 1.
Top of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Behind 0-1, Dodgers' Jerry Reuss facing 7-8-9
t3 0-1 0 --- HOU L. Pujols J. Reuss -5% 58% Single to RF
t3 0-1 0 1-- O HOU T. Puhl J. Reuss 4% 62% Flyball: CF
t3 0-1 1 1-- HOU D. Sutton J. Reuss -5% 58% Hit By Pitch; Pujols to 2B
Mike Ivie pinch runs for Don Sutton (P) batting 9th
t3 0-1 1 12- O HOU D. Thon J. Reuss 5% 63% Flyball: CF
t3 0-1 2 12- O HOU P. Garner J. Reuss 5% 68% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 0, Dodgers 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 1-0, Astros' Billy Smith facing 8-9-1
Billy Smith replaces Mike Ivie (PR) pitching and batting 9th
b3 1-0 0 --- LAD B. Russell B. Smith 3% 71% Single to SS
b3 1-0 0 1-- O LAD J. Reuss B. Smith -1% 70% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Russell to 2B
b3 1-0 1 -2- LAD S. Sax B. Smith 5% 75% Single to RF; Russell to 3B
b3 1-0 1 1-3 O LAD K. Landreaux B. Smith -7% 68% Sax Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
b3 1-0 2 --3 O LAD K. Landreaux B. Smith -3% 64% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Dodgers 1.
Top of the 4th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-1, Dodgers' Jerry Reuss facing 3-4-5
t4 0-1 0 --- O HOU T. Scott J. Reuss 3% 67% Strikeout
t4 0-1 1 --- O HOU J. Cruz J. Reuss 2% 69% Strikeout
t4 0-1 2 --- O HOU C. Cedeno J. Reuss 1% 70% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Dodgers 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 1-0, Astros' Billy Smith facing 3-4-5
b4 1-0 0 --- LAD D. Baker B. Smith 3% 73% Single to 3B
b4 1-0 0 1-- LAD S. Garvey B. Smith 5% 78% Single to LF; Baker to 2B
b4 1-0 0 12- LAD R. Monday B. Smith 6% 84% Walk; Baker to 3B; Garvey to 2B
b4 1-0 0 123 ROO LAD P. Guerrero B. Smith -4% 80% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B; Baker Scores; Garvey to 3B
b4 2-0 2 --3 O LAD M. Scioscia B. Smith -2% 78% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Dodgers 2.
Top of the 5th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-2, Dodgers' Jerry Reuss facing 6-7-8
t5 0-2 0 --- HOU A. Howe J. Reuss -8% 70% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Howe to 2B
t5 0-2 0 -2- O HOU L. Pujols J. Reuss 2% 73% Groundout: 2B-1B; Howe to 3B
t5 0-2 1 --3 O HOU T. Puhl J. Reuss 7% 79% Groundout: 3B-1B
Joe Pittman pinch hits for Billy Smith (P) batting 9th
t5 0-2 2 --3 O HOU J. Pittman J. Reuss 4% 83% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Dodgers 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 2-0, Astros' Frank LaCorte facing 8-9-1
Frank LaCorte replaces Joe Pittman (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b5 2-0 0 --- LAD B. Russell F. LaCorte 2% 85% Single to RF
b5 2-0 0 1-- O LAD J. Reuss F. LaCorte -2% 84% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B
b5 2-0 1 1-- O LAD S. Sax F. LaCorte -2% 82% Strikeout
b5 2-0 2 1-- O LAD K. Landreaux F. LaCorte -1% 81% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Dodgers 2.
Top of the 6th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-2, Dodgers' Jerry Reuss facing 1-2-3
t6 0-2 0 --- HOU D. Thon J. Reuss -5% 75% Single to CF
t6 0-2 0 1-- O HOU P. Garner J. Reuss 5% 80% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
t6 0-2 1 1-- O HOU T. Scott J. Reuss 3% 83% Groundout: P-1B; Garner to 2B
t6 0-2 2 -2- HOU J. Cruz J. Reuss -2% 80% Single to SS; Garner to 3B
t6 0-2 2 1-3 O HOU C. Cedeno J. Reuss 6% 87% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 0, Dodgers 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 2-0, Astros' Frank LaCorte facing 3-4-5
b6 2-0 0 --- LAD D. Baker F. LaCorte 3% 90% Double to LF
b6 2-0 0 -2- O LAD S. Garvey F. LaCorte -2% 88% Flyball: 3B
b6 2-0 1 -2- LAD R. Monday F. LaCorte 1% 88% Intentional Walk
b6 2-0 1 12- R LAD P. Guerrero F. LaCorte 7% 95% Double to LF; Baker Scores; Monday to 3B
b6 3-0 1 -23 O LAD M. Scioscia F. LaCorte -2% 93% Foul Flyball: 3B
b6 3-0 2 -23 LAD B. Russell F. LaCorte 0% 93% Intentional Walk
b6 3-0 2 123 O LAD J. Reuss F. LaCorte -2% 92% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Astros 0, Dodgers 3.
Top of the 7th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-3, Dodgers' Jerry Reuss facing 6-7-8
t7 0-3 0 --- HOU A. Howe J. Reuss -4% 88% Walk
t7 0-3 0 1-- OO HOU L. Pujols J. Reuss 7% 95% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
t7 0-3 2 --- O HOU T. Puhl J. Reuss 1% 95% Lineout: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Dodgers 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 3-0, Astros' Frank LaCorte facing 1-2-3
b7 3-0 0 --- LAD S. Sax F. LaCorte 1% 96% Single to CF
b7 3-0 0 1-- LAD K. Landreaux F. LaCorte 1% 97% Single to SS; Sax to 2B
b7 3-0 0 12- R LAD D. Baker F. LaCorte 2% 99% Single to LF; Sax Scores; Landreaux to 3B
b7 4-0 0 1-3 R LAD S. Garvey F. LaCorte 0% 99% Wild Pitch; Landreaux Scores; Baker to 2B
b7 5-0 0 -2- R LAD S. Garvey F. LaCorte 0% 100% Single to LF; Baker Scores
Joe Sambito replaces Terry Puhl (RF) pitching and batting 8th
Gary Woods replaces Frank LaCorte (P) playing RF batting 9th
b7 6-0 0 1-- O LAD R. Monday J. Sambito -0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B; Garvey to 2B
b7 6-0 1 -2- O LAD P. Guerrero J. Sambito -0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
Mike Marshall pinch hits for Mike Scioscia (C) batting 7th
b7 6-0 2 -2- O LAD M. Marshall J. Sambito -0% 99% Strikeout Looking
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Dodgers 6.
Top of the 8th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-6, Dodgers' Jerry Reuss facing 9-1-2
Steve Yeager replaces Mike Marshall (PH) playing C batting 7th
Derrel Thomas replaces Rick Monday playing RF batting 5th
t8 0-6 0 --- O HOU G. Woods J. Reuss 0% 100% Flyball: CF
t8 0-6 1 --- O HOU D. Thon J. Reuss 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
t8 0-6 2 --- O HOU P. Garner J. Reuss 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Dodgers 6.
Bottom of the 8th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 6-0, Astros' Joe Sambito facing 8-9-1
b8 6-0 0 --- O LAD B. Russell J. Sambito -0% 100% Flyball: LF
b8 6-0 1 --- O LAD J. Reuss J. Sambito -0% 100% Groundout: 1B-P
b8 6-0 2 --- LAD S. Sax J. Sambito 0% 100% Walk
b8 6-0 2 1-- O LAD K. Landreaux J. Sambito -0% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Dodgers 6.
Top of the 9th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-6, Dodgers' Jerry Reuss facing 3-4-5
t9 0-6 0 --- O HOU T. Scott J. Reuss 0% 100% Flyball: CF
t9 0-6 1 --- O HOU J. Cruz J. Reuss 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 0-6 2 --- R HOU C. Cedeno J. Reuss -0% 100% Home Run
t9 1-6 2 --- O HOU A. Howe J. Reuss 0% 100% Lineout: LF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Dodgers 6.

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