April 15, 1985 Game 72: Astros (1-5) at Dodgers (4-2)

The first of three at Dodger Stadium, the struggling Astros are taking on the red hot Dodgers.  The Astros would send Joe Niekro to the mound and Dodgers would counter with Orel Hershiser..

The Astros would score 2 in the 2nd on a Mumphrey 2 run homer. The Dodgers would get 2 in the bottom the half of the 2nd.  Guerrero would hit a solo homer 2 outs later Brock would also hit a solo homer and it is now 2-2.

In the 3rd the Dodgers would take the lead on a Guerrero single would score Landreaux and it is now 3-2.  Hershiser would coast the rest of the game and would only allow the one hit.  He would also strikeout 9 and earned his 2nd win. Niedenfuer would pitch the 9th to earn his 1st save.

The Final Score 3-2 Dodgers