Houston Colt .45s 8, Cincinnati Reds 5
Regular Season Game 131
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Sunday, August 30, 1964 (D) at Crosley Field

HOU N    1  0  0    0  0  3    3  0  1  -   8 10  2
CIN N    0  1  0    1  0  0    0  3  0  -   5 10  3
Houston Colt .45s            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Kasko ss                      5   1   1   0       0   0       3   1
Fox 2b                        2   1   1   0       1   0       0   4
  Lillis ph,2b                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Spangler lf                   5   1   1   1       0   1       2   0
Bond 1b                       4   0   0   0       0   2      11   1
Aspromonte 3b                 4   2   0   0       0   0       0   2
Hardy cf                      5   2   3   2       0   0       2   0
Gaines rf                     5   1   3   4       0   0       2   0
  Murrell rf                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Grote c                       3   0   1   1       0   0       6   1
Bruce p                       3   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Owens p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   8  10   8       1   3      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Fox-Kasko-Bond.
E: Bond (9), Bruce (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Fox (11,off Nuxhall).
3B: Gaines 2 (7,off Purkey,off Duren).
SH: Fox (18,off Purkey); Bond (3,off Henry).
SF: Grote (3,off Purkey).
HBP: Bruce (2,by Purkey); Aspromonte (7,by Nuxhall).
Team LOB: 8.

Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Ruiz 2b                       4   1   2   0       0   0       1   2
Queen rf                      5   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Pinson cf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       5   0
Robinson lf                   3   3   3   1       0   0       1   0
Coleman 1b                    4   1   1   1       0   1      11   2
Pavletich c                   4   0   1   1       0   0       3   1
Cardenas ss                   4   0   1   1       0   2       2   2
Boros 3b                      2   0   1   0       1   1       0   3
  Rose ph                     1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Purkey p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       2   1
  Nuxhall p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Duren p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Harper ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Henry p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Johnson ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       35   5  10   4       1   7      27  12

FIELDING - 
E: Cardenas 2 (26), Boros (8).
PB: Pavletich (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Cardenas (27,off Bruce); Robinson (28,off Bruce); Coleman (5,off Bruce).
SH: Ruiz (1,off Owens).
HBP: Robinson (8,by Bruce).
GDP: Queen (3,off Bruce).
IBB: Boros (11,by Bruce).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Robinson (18,2nd base off Bruce/Grote).

PITCHING
Houston Colt .45s            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bruce W(13-7)                 7.2   8   5   5   1   5   0  32
Owens SV(5)                   1.1   2   0   0   0   2   0   6
Totals                        9    10   5   5   1   7   0  38

WP: Bruce (2).
HBP: Bruce (2,Robinson).
IBB: Bruce (4,Boros).

Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Purkey L(8-8)                 6     6   4   2   1   1   0  28
Nuxhall                       0.2   2   3   3   0   2   0   5
Duren                         0.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   2
Henry                         2     1   1   0   0   0   0   8
Totals                        9    10   8   5   1   3   0  43

WP: Purkey (5), Henry (1).
HBP: Purkey (7,Bruce); Nuxhall (4,Aspromonte).

Umpires: HP - Bill Jackowski, 1B - Shag Crawford, 2B - Ed Vargo, 3B - Al Forman
Time of Game: 2:35   


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Colt .45s             Cincinnati Reds          
1. Kasko               ss        Ruiz                2b
2. Fox                 2b        Queen               rf
3. Spangler            lf        Pinson              cf
4. Bond                1b        Robinson            lf
5. Aspromonte          3b        Coleman             1b
6. Hardy               cf        Pavletich           c
7. Gaines              rf        Cardenas            ss
8. Grote               c         Boros               3b
9. Bruce               p         Purkey              p

COLT .45S 1ST: Kasko singled to left; Fox out on a sacrifice
bunt (third to first) [Kasko to second]; Spangler singled to
center [Kasko scored, Spangler to second]; Purkey threw a wild
pitch [Spangler to third]; Bond was called out on strikes;
Aspromonte made an out to shortstop; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt
.45s 1, Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Ruiz singled to center; Queen grounded into a double
play (second to shortstop to first) [Ruiz out at second]; Pinson
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s
1, Reds 0.

COLT .45S 2ND: Hardy grounded out (shortstop to first); Gaines
singled to right; Grote grounded out (second to first) [Gaines
to second]; Bruce grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Colt .45s 1, Reds 0.

REDS 2ND: Robinson was hit by a pitch; Robinson stole second;
Coleman flied out to right; Pavletich flied out to center;
Cardenas doubled to left [Robinson scored]; Boros was walked
intentionally; Purkey struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Colt
.45s 1, Reds 1.

COLT .45S 3RD: Kasko flied out to right; Fox flied out to
center; Spangler flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Colt .45s 1, Reds 1.

REDS 3RD: Ruiz lined to left; Queen grounded out (first
unassisted); Pinson struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s
1, Reds 1.

COLT .45S 4TH: Bond grounded out (second to first); Aspromonte
grounded out (first to pitcher); Hardy grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 1, Reds 1.

REDS 4TH: Robinson singled to pitcher; Robinson was picked off
first but was safe on an error by Bruce [Robinson to third];
Coleman struck out; Pavletich grounded out (third to first);
Bruce threw a wild pitch [Robinson scored]; Cardenas flied out
to right; 1 R, 1 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 1, Reds 2.

COLT .45S 5TH: Gaines grounded out (pitcher to first); Grote
singled to left; Bruce was hit by a pitch [Grote to second];
Pavletich allowed a passed ball [Grote to third, Bruce to
second]; Kasko flied out to center; Fox walked; Spangler
grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Colt
.45s 1, Reds 2.

REDS 5TH: Boros singled to left; Purkey forced Boros (pitcher to
shortstop); Ruiz flied out to center; Queen grounded out (third
to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 1, Reds 2.

COLT .45S 6TH: Bond made an out to second; Aspromonte reached on
an error by Boros; Hardy singled to center [Aspromonte to
second]; Gaines tripled to center [Aspromonte scored (unearned),
Hardy scored]; Grote hit a sacrifice fly to center [Gaines
scored (unearned)]; Bruce reached on an error by Cardenas; Kasko
flied out to right; 3 R (1 ER), 2 H, 2 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 4,
Reds 2.

REDS 6TH: Pinson grounded out (second to first); Robinson
singled to left; Coleman forced Robinson (second to shortstop)
[Coleman to first (error by Bond)]; Pavletich flied out to left;
0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 4, Reds 2.

COLT .45S 7TH: NUXHALL REPLACED PURKEY (PITCHING); Fox doubled
to center; Spangler was called out on strikes; Bond struck out;
Aspromonte was hit by a pitch; Hardy singled to left [Fox
scored, Aspromonte to second]; DUREN REPLACED NUXHALL
(PITCHING); Gaines tripled to left [Aspromonte scored, Hardy
scored]; Grote flied out to left; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt
.45s 7, Reds 2.

REDS 7TH: Cardenas struck out; Boros struck out; HARPER BATTED
FOR DUREN; Harper grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Colt .45s 7, Reds 2.

COLT .45S 8TH: HENRY REPLACED HARPER (PITCHING); Bruce grounded
out (first unassisted); Kasko flied out to center; LILLIS BATTED
FOR FOX; Lillis grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Colt .45s 7, Reds 2.

REDS 8TH: LILLIS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); Ruiz singled to
second; Queen grounded out (second to first) [Ruiz to second];
Pinson grounded out (first unassisted) [Ruiz to third]; Robinson
doubled to left [Ruiz scored]; Coleman doubled [Robinson
scored]; OWENS REPLACED BRUCE (PITCHING); Pavletich singled to
left [Coleman scored]; Cardenas struck out (catcher to first); 3
R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 7, Reds 5.

COLT .45S 9TH: Spangler reached on an error by Cardenas; Bond
out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to first) [Spangler to second];
Aspromonte grounded out (third to first); Hardy singled to left
[Spangler scored (unearned)]; Henry threw a wild pitch [Hardy to
second]; Gaines made an out to shortstop; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E,
1 LOB.  Colt .45s 8, Reds 5.

REDS 9TH: MURRELL REPLACED GAINES (PLAYING RF); ROSE BATTED FOR
BOROS; Rose singled to pitcher; JOHNSON BATTED FOR HENRY;
Johnson struck out; Ruiz out on a sacrifice bunt (first
unassisted) [Rose to second]; Queen grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Colt .45s 8, Reds 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Colt .45s        8  10   2    8
 Reds             5  10   3    6


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