1981 Season Replay – Astros vs Dodgers

Big time early season matchup between division favorites from Chavez Ravine.

 

Opening Day – Dodger Stadium  4-9-81

Dodgers 4, Astros 3

WP: Fernando Valenzuela (1-0)

LP: Dave Smith (0-1)

Save: Steve Howe (1)

HR’s: Astros – Alan Ashby (1) Dodgers – Ken Landreaux (1), Dusty Baker (1)

 

4-11-81

Dodgers 10, Astros 0

WP: Jerry Reuss (1-0)

LP: Don Sutton (0-1)

HR’s: Dodgers – Ron Cey 2 (2), Pedro Guerrero (1)

Reuss with a 3 hit shutout

 

4-12-81

Dodgers 4, Astros 3

WP: Burt Hooton (1-0)

LP: Bob Knepper (0-1)

HR’s: Astros – Denny Walling (1), Dodgers – Ron Cey (3)

 

Dodgers send a message with opening series sweep of the Astros.

 

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