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Thursday May 17, 1973
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Rallying for three runs in the ninth inning, the Dodgers defeated the Reds, 3-1. A surprise bunt by Johnny Bench resulted in a Reds' run in the eighth after Pete Rose walked and took third on a single by Larry Stahl.

The Dodgers began their rally with singles by Joe Ferguson and Willie Crawford. Following a sacrifice by Ron Cey, Bill Russell was passed intentionally. Steve Garvey grounded to Joe Morgan, whose only play was to first as pinch-runner Steve Yeager scored to tie the game. Davey Lopes then singled to drive in two runs and provide the Dodgers with their victory. [The Sporting News]


Los Angeles Dodgers 3, Cincinnati Reds 1

Game Played on Thursday, May 17, 1973 (Day game) at Riverfront Stadium

Dodgers      0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  3  -   3  9  0
Reds         0  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  0  -   1  5  1


Dodgers              AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Reds                 AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Lopes 2b              5   0   2   2     0   0   .353      Rose lf               3   1   2   0     1   0   .304
Buckner 1b            5   0   2   0     0   0   .256        Borbon p            0   0   0   0     0   0   .200
Mota lf               3   0   0   0     1   0   .367        Plummer ph          1   0   0   0     0   0   .143
  Paciorek lf         0   0   0   0     0   0   .195      Morgan 2b             4   0   1   0     0   0   .333
Davis cf              4   0   0   0     0   2   .276      Stahl cf,lf           3   0   1   0     1   2   .471
Ferguson c            4   0   1   0     0   2   .326      Bench c               4   0   1   1     0   1   .230
  Yeager pr,c         0   1   0   0     0   0   .316      Perez 1b              3   0   0   0     1   1   .264
Crawford rf           4   1   2   0     0   1   .288      Scheinblum rf         3   0   0   0     0   0   .171
Cey 3b                2   0   1   0     1   0   .293        Geronimo rf         0   0   0   0     0   0   .183
Russell ss            3   1   1   0     1   0   .248        Gagliano ph         0   0   0   0     1   0   .226
Sutton p              3   0   0   0     0   0   .120        Gullett pr          0   0   0   0     0   0   .125
  Garvey ph           1   0   0   1     0   0   .217      Menke 3b              3   0   0   0     1   0   .216
  Brewer p            0   0   0   0     0   0   .667      Chaney ss             3   0   0   0     0   0   .119
  Richert p           0   0   0   0     0   0   .000        Concepcion ph       1   0   0   0     0   0   .306
                                                          Carroll p             1   0   0   0     0   1   .000
                                                            Locklear ph         1   0   0   0     0   0   .222
                                                            Hall p              0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
                                                            Tolan ph,cf         2   0   0   0     0   1   .256

Totals               34   3   9   3     3   5             Totals               32   1   5   1     5   6

Time of Game: 2:21   Attendance: 11,433
Left on Base: Dodgers 8, Reds 9
DP: Dodgers 0, Reds 1
Errors: Chaney
Doubles: Buckner (5), Rose (5)
Stolen Bases: Buckner (4), Morgan (16)
Sacrifice Hits: Cey (1)


Dodgers                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Sutton W(4-3)           8     5   1   1   3   5   0  32   2.38
Brewer                  0     0   0   0   2   0   0   2   2.18
Richert SV(1)           1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3   1.13
Totals                  9     5   1   1   5   6   0  37

Reds                   IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Carroll                 5     4   0   0   0   3   0  19   7.56
Hall                    3     2   0   0   2   2   0  12   5.00
Borbon L(0-3)           1     3   3   3   1   0   0   7   1.64
Totals                  9     9   3   3   3   5   0  38

Wild Pitches: Sutton 2 (5)

Umpires: HP - Art Williams, 1B - Shag Crawford, 2B - Doug Harvey, 3B - Andy Olsen


DODGERS 1ST: Lopes popped to shortstop; Buckner singled to
pitcher; Buckner stole second; Mota flied out to center; Davis
was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 0,
Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Rose doubled to right; Morgan flied out to right [Rose
to third]; Stahl walked; Sutton threw a wild pitch [Stahl to
second]; Bench popped to second; Perez walked; Scheinblum flied
out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Reds 0.

DODGERS 2ND: Ferguson struck out; Crawford grounded out (pitcher
to first); Cey singled to left; Russell grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Reds 0.

REDS 2ND: Menke popped to second; Chaney flied out to left;
Carroll was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Dodgers 0, Reds 0.

DODGERS 3RD: Sutton lined to center; Lopes grounded out (third
to first); Buckner grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Reds 0.

REDS 3RD: Rose singled to center; Sutton threw a wild pitch
[Rose to second]; Morgan singled to right [Rose to third]; Stahl
struck out; Morgan stole second; Bench struck out; Perez struck
out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Reds 0.

DODGERS 4TH: Mota grounded out (third to first); Davis flied out
to left; Ferguson was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Dodgers 0, Reds 0.

REDS 4TH: Scheinblum flied out to right; Menke popped to
shortstop in foul territory; Chaney grounded out (first to
pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Reds 0.

DODGERS 5TH: Crawford singled to right; Cey flied out to right;
Russell singled to third [Crawford to second]; On a bunt Sutton
forced Crawford (first to third) [Russell to second]; Lopes
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Dodgers 0,
Reds 0.

REDS 5TH: LOCKLEAR BATTED FOR CARROLL; Locklear lined to
shortstop; Rose flied out to center; Morgan flied out to left; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Reds 0.

DODGERS 6TH: HALL REPLACED LOCKLEAR (PITCHING); Buckner doubled
to center; Mota hit into a double play (right to third) [Buckner
out at third]; Davis lined to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Dodgers 0, Reds 0.

REDS 6TH: Stahl was called out on strikes; Bench grounded out
(third to first); Perez grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Reds 0.

DODGERS 7TH: Ferguson flied out to left; Crawford struck out;
Cey walked; Russell flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
Dodgers 0, Reds 0.

REDS 7TH: Scheinblum grounded out (second to first); Menke lined
to third; Chaney flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Dodgers 0, Reds 0.

DODGERS 8TH: GERONIMO REPLACED SCHEINBLUM (PLAYING RF); Sutton
grounded out (second to first); Lopes singled to shortstop
[Lopes to second (error by Chaney)]; Buckner grounded out (third
to first); Mota was walked intentionally; Davis struck out; 0 R,
1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Reds 0.

REDS 8TH: TOLAN BATTED FOR HALL; Tolan popped to shortstop; Rose
walked; Morgan lined to center; Stahl singled to left [Rose to
third, Stahl to second (on throw)]; On a bunt Bench singled to
third [Rose scored, Stahl to third]; Perez forced Bench
(shortstop to second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Reds 1.

DODGERS 9TH: TOLAN STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); STAHL CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); BORBON REPLACED ROSE (PITCHING);
Ferguson singled to center; YEAGER RAN FOR FERGUSON; Crawford
singled to right [Yeager to second]; Cey out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [Yeager to third, Crawford to second];
Russell was walked intentionally; GARVEY BATTED FOR SUTTON;
Garvey grounded out (second to first) [Yeager scored, Crawford
to third, Russell to second]; Lopes singled to center [Crawford
scored, Russell scored]; Buckner lined to left; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Dodgers 3, Reds 1.

REDS 9TH: BREWER REPLACED GARVEY (PITCHING); PACIOREK REPLACED
MOTA (PLAYING LF); YEAGER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); GAGLIANO
BATTED FOR GERONIMO; Gagliano walked; GULLETT RAN FOR GAGLIANO;
Menke walked [Gullett to second]; CONCEPCION BATTED FOR CHANEY;
RICHERT REPLACED BREWER (PITCHING); Concepcion forced Menke
(third to second) [Gullett to third]; Tolan struck out; PLUMMER
BATTED FOR BORBON; Plummer flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Dodgers 3, Reds 1.



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