Houston Astros 8, Cincinnati Reds 6
Regular Season Game 150
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Sunday, September 19, 1965 (D) at Crosley Field

HOU N    0  1  0    0  3  0    0  4  0  -   8 10  1
CIN N    0  0  2    0  0  3    1  0  0  -   6  9  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Maye lf                       5   1   2   0       0   0       3   0
Morgan 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       1   3
Staub rf                      4   1   2   3       1   1       1   1
Bond 1b                       4   0   0   0       1   0       9   0
Wynn cf                       5   2   0   0       0   1       1   0
Aspromonte 3b                 4   1   2   0       0   2       2   2
Brand c                       3   1   2   2       0   0       7   0
Jackson ss                    3   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
  Gentile ph                  1   1   1   3       0   0       0   0
  Kasko ss                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Bruce p                       2   1   1   0       0   1       0   2
  Taylor p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Harrison ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Raymond p                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       37   8  10   8       2   6      27  10

FIELDING - 
E: Staub (10).

BATTING - 
HR: Staub (13,5th inning off Jay 2 on 1 out); Gentile (7,8th inning off Craig
2 on 1 out).
SH: Morgan (3,off Davidson).
SF: Brand (1,off Jay).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Wynn (37,2nd base off Jay/Edwards).

Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Harper lf                     5   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
Rose 2b                       5   2   4   1       0   0       2   3
Pinson cf                     5   1   2   1       0   0       3   0
Robinson rf                   4   1   1   3       0   0       2   0
Coleman 1b                    3   0   0   0       1   1       9   0
  Perez 1b                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Johnson 3b                    3   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Helms ph,3b                 1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Edwards c                     3   1   1   1       1   0       6   0
Cardenas ss                   2   1   1   0       2   0       2   4
Jay p                         0   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
  Davidson p                  2   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
  Craig p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Shamsky ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McCool p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   6   9   6       4   7      27  12

FIELDING - 
E: Rose (19), Cardenas (19).

BATTING - 
2B: Rose (35,off Raymond).
HR: Edwards (16,3rd inning off Bruce 0 on 0 out); Robinson (29,6th inning off
Bruce 2 on 0 out).
SH: Jay (4,off Bruce).
HBP: Robinson (18,by Bruce).
IBB: Cardenas (24,by Taylor).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bruce                         5     6   5   5   1   4   2  22
Taylor                        1     0   0   0   2   1   0   5
Raymond W(7-4)                3     3   1   1   1   2   0  13
Totals                        9     9   6   6   4   7   2  40

Bruce faced 3 batters in the 6th inning
WP: Taylor (2).
HBP: Bruce (8,Robinson).
IBB: Taylor (10,Cardenas).

Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Jay                           4.1   6   4   3   1   3   1  21
Davidson L(3-3)               3     3   3   2   0   3   0  13
Craig                         0.2   1   1   1   0   0   1   3
McCool                        1     0   0   0   1   0   0   4
Totals                        9    10   8   6   2   6   2  41


Umpires: HP - Frank Secory, 1B - Ken Burkhart, 2B - Lee Weyer, 3B - John Kibler
Time of Game: 2:49   


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Cincinnati Reds          
1. Maye                lf        Harper              lf
2. Morgan              2b        Rose                2b
3. Staub               rf        Pinson              cf
4. Bond                1b        Robinson            rf
5. Wynn                cf        Coleman             1b
6. Aspromonte          3b        Johnson             3b
7. Brand               c         Edwards             c
8. Jackson             ss        Cardenas            ss
9. Bruce               p         Jay                 p

ASTROS 1ST: rain delay of 1:15; Maye grounded out
(pitcher to first); Morgan grounded out (pitcher to shortstop to
first); Staub singled; Bond grounded out (first unassisted); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Harper grounded out (pitcher to first); Rose grounded
out (second to first); Pinson grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Wynn reached on an error by Cardenas [Wynn to
first]; Wynn stole second; Aspromonte singled [Wynn to third];
Brand hit a sacrifice fly to center [Wynn scored (unearned)];
Jackson forced Aspromonte (pitcher to shortstop); Bruce was
called out on strikes; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1,
Reds 0.

REDS 2ND: Robinson grounded out (third to first); Coleman
grounded out (second to first); Johnson flied out to center; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Maye grounded out (second to first); Morgan grounded
out (second to first); Staub struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Reds 0.

REDS 3RD: Edwards homered; Cardenas singled; Jay out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Cardenas to second]; Harper
grounded out (third to first); Rose singled to right [Cardenas
scored, Rose out at second (right to shortstop)]; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Bond walked; Wynn flied out to center; Aspromonte
struck out; Brand singled [Bond to second]; Jackson grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 2.

REDS 4TH: Pinson popped to shortstop; Robinson was hit by a
pitch; Coleman struck out; Johnson struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Bruce singled; Maye singled [Bruce to second];
Morgan flied out to left; Staub homered [Bruce scored, Maye
scored]; DAVIDSON REPLACED JAY (PITCHING); Bond flied out to
right; Wynn was called out on strikes; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 4, Reds 2.

REDS 5TH: Edwards grounded out (first unassisted); Cardenas
walked; Davidson struck out; Harper struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 4, Reds 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Aspromonte struck out; Brand grounded out (third to
first); Jackson grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Reds 2.

REDS 6TH: Rose singled; Pinson singled to right [Rose to third,
Pinson to second (error by Staub)]; Robinson homered [Rose
scored, Pinson scored]; TAYLOR REPLACED BRUCE (PITCHING);
Coleman popped to third; Johnson flied out to left; Edwards
walked; Taylor threw a wild pitch [Edwards to second]; Cardenas
was walked intentionally; Davidson was called out on strikes; 3
R, 3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Reds 5.

ASTROS 7TH: HARRISON BATTED FOR TAYLOR; Harrison was called out
on strikes; Maye singled; Morgan out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to first) [Maye to second]; Staub flied out to right; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Reds 5.

REDS 7TH: RAYMOND REPLACED HARRISON (PITCHING); Harper was
called out on strikes; Rose doubled; Pinson singled [Rose
scored]; Robinson flied to left in foul territory; Coleman
walked [Pinson to second]; HELMS BATTED FOR JOHNSON; Helms
struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Reds 6.

ASTROS 8TH: HELMS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); PEREZ REPLACED
COLEMAN (PLAYING 1B); Bond reached on an error by Rose [Bond to
first]; Wynn forced Bond (shortstop to second); Aspromonte
singled [Wynn to second]; Brand singled [Wynn scored (unearned),
Aspromonte to second]; CRAIG REPLACED DAVIDSON (PITCHING);
GENTILE BATTED FOR JACKSON; Gentile homered [Aspromonte scored,
Brand scored]; Raymond made an out to shortstop; Maye grounded
out (shortstop to first); 4 R (3 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
8, Reds 6.

REDS 8TH: KASKO REPLACED GENTILE (PLAYING SS); Edwards flied out
to left; Cardenas grounded out (pitcher to shortstop to first);
SHAMSKY BATTED FOR CRAIG; Shamsky grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 8, Reds 6.

ASTROS 9TH: MCCOOL REPLACED SHAMSKY (PITCHING); Morgan popped to
second; Staub walked; Bond flied out to center; Wynn popped to
third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 8, Reds 6.

REDS 9TH: Harper flied out to right; Rose singled; Pinson popped
to third; Robinson popped to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 8, Reds 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           8  10   1    6
 Reds             6   9   2    7


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