Houston Astros 8, Cincinnati Reds 5
Regular Season Game 77
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Saturday, July 2, 1966 (D) at Astrodome

CIN N    0  1  0    0  0  0    3  1  0  -   5 11  1
HOU N    0  0  2    0  1  1    4  0  x  -   8 11  1
Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Harper rf                     5   1   3   0       0   0       0   0
Rose 2b                       5   1   1   0       0   1       0   2
Pinson cf                     4   1   1   3       0   1       2   0
Perez 1b                      5   0   0   0       0   2       8   0
Johnson lf                    4   1   2   0       0   1       3   0
Helms 3b                      4   1   3   1       0   0       2   1
  Ruiz pr,3b                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Edwards c                     3   0   0   1       0   0       7   0
Cardenas ss                   4   0   1   0       0   1       1   1
Pappas p                      1   0   0   0       1   1       1   3
  Shamsky ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Osteen p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Nuxhall p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Pavletich ph                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Davidson p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       37   5  11   5       1   9      24   8

FIELDING - 
E: Cardenas (7).

BATTING - 
HR: Helms (6,2nd inning off Farrell 0 on 0 out); Pinson (7,7th inning off Farrell
2 on 2 out).
SH: Pinson (5,off Farrell).
SF: Edwards (3,off Farrell).
Team LOB: 8.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Maye lf                       5   2   2   2       0   1       2   0
Jackson ss                    5   0   1   1       0   0       3   1
Wynn cf                       5   2   1   0       0   1       2   0
Staub rf                      3   1   1   0       1   0       4   0
Harrison 1b                   3   1   0   0       0   1       3   0
Brand c                       4   1   2   1       0   0      10   0
Aspromonte 3b                 3   0   1   1       1   2       1   0
  Mantilla 3b                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Lillis 2b                     4   1   3   2       0   0       2   0
Farrell p                     4   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Raymond p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   8  11   7       2   6      27   2

FIELDING - 
E: Aspromonte (9).

BATTING - 
2B: Brand (1,off Pappas).
3B: Maye (2,off Osteen).
HR: Maye (6,3rd inning off Pappas 1 on 2 out).
HBP: Harrison (2,by Nuxhall).
IBB: Aspromonte (4,by Pappas).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Wynn 2 (9,2nd base off Nuxhall/Edwards,3rd base off Nuxhall/Edwards); Staub
(1,2nd base off Nuxhall/Edwards).

PITCHING
Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Pappas                        6     7   4   3   1   4   1  27
Osteen L(0-1)                 0.1   2   2   2   0   0   0   3
Nuxhall                       0.2   2   2   2   1   1   0   6
Davidson                      1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        8    11   8   7   2   6   1  39

HBP: Nuxhall (1,Harrison).
IBB: Pappas (3,Aspromonte).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Farrell W(3-5)                7.1  11   5   5   1   6   2  35
Raymond SV(9)                 1.2   0   0   0   0   3   0   5
Totals                        9    11   5   5   1   9   2  40


Umpires: HP - Frank Secory, 1B - Ken Burkhart, 2B - Chris Pelekoudas, 3B - Bob Engel
Ejections: Bob Aspromonte by Frank Secory [Called third strike]
Time of Game: 2:25   Attendance: 13782


Starting Lineups:

   Cincinnati Reds               Houston Astros           
1. Harper              rf        Maye                lf
2. Rose                2b        Jackson             ss
3. Pinson              cf        Wynn                cf
4. Perez               1b        Staub               rf
5. Johnson             lf        Harrison            1b
6. Helms               3b        Brand               c
7. Edwards             c         Aspromonte          3b
8. Cardenas            ss        Lillis              2b
9. Pappas              p         Farrell             p

REDS 1ST: Harper singled to left; Rose reached on an error by
Aspromonte [Harper to second]; Pinson out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to first) [Harper to third, Rose to second]; Perez
struck out; Johnson struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Maye flied out to left; Jackson flied out to center;
Wynn struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

REDS 2ND: Helms homered; Edwards flied out to center; Cardenas
struck out; Pappas struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Staub popped to third in foul territory; Harrison
grounded out (third to first); Brand flied out to center; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 0.

REDS 3RD: Harper popped to shortstop; Rose flied out to left;
Pinson struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Aspromonte struck out; Lillis singled to right;
Farrell popped to catcher in foul territory; Maye homered
[Lillis scored]; Jackson grounded out (pitcher unassisted); 2 R,
2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 2.

REDS 4TH: Perez flied out to center; Johnson popped to second;
Helms popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Wynn popped to first; Staub flied out to left;
Harrison struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 2.

REDS 5TH: Edwards popped to catcher in foul territory; Cardenas
grounded out (shortstop to first); Pappas walked; Harper singled
to center [Pappas to second]; Rose popped to shortstop; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Brand doubled to left; Aspromonte singled to left
[Brand scored]; Lillis singled to left [Aspromonte to second];
Farrell forced Aspromonte (pitcher to third) [Lillis to second];
Maye grounded out (pitcher to first) [Lillis to third, Farrell
to second]; Jackson grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 3 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 3.

REDS 6TH: Pinson popped to shortstop; Perez flied out to right;
Johnson singled to right; Helms singled to center [Johnson to
second]; Edwards flied out to right; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds
1, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Wynn singled to left; Staub singled to left [Wynn to
third]; Harrison reached on an error by Cardenas [Wynn scored
(unearned) (no RBI), Staub to third, Harrison to second]; Brand
grounded out (pitcher to first); Aspromonte was walked
intentionally; Lillis popped to first in foul territory; Farrell
struck out; 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 4.

REDS 7TH: Cardenas popped to third in foul territory; SHAMSKY
BATTED FOR PAPPAS; Shamsky struck out; Harper singled to center;
Rose singled to third [Harper to second]; Pinson homered [Harper
scored, Rose scored]; Perez popped to first; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 4.

ASTROS 7TH: OSTEEN REPLACED SHAMSKY (PITCHING); Maye tripled to
center; Jackson singled to left [Maye scored]; Wynn forced
Jackson (second to shortstop); NUXHALL REPLACED OSTEEN
(PITCHING); Wynn stole second; Staub walked; Wynn stole third
and Staub stole second; Harrison was hit by a pitch; Brand
singled to second [Wynn scored, Staub to third, Harrison to
second]; Aspromonte was called out on strikes; Bob Aspromonte
ejected by HP umpire Frank Secory; Lillis singled to center
[Staub scored, Harrison scored, Brand to second]; Farrell
grounded out (shortstop to first); 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds
4, Astros 8.

REDS 8TH: MANTILLA REPLACED ASPROMONTE (PLAYING 3B); Johnson
singled to left; Helms singled to right [Johnson to third]; RUIZ
RAN FOR HELMS; Edwards hit a sacrifice fly to right [Johnson
scored]; Cardenas singled to left [Ruiz to second]; RAYMOND
REPLACED FARRELL (PITCHING); PAVLETICH BATTED FOR NUXHALL;
Pavletich struck out; Harper flied out to right; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Reds 5, Astros 8.

ASTROS 8TH: DAVIDSON REPLACED PAVLETICH (PITCHING); RUIZ STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); Maye struck out; Jackson flied out to
left; Wynn grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Reds 5, Astros 8.

REDS 9TH: Rose was called out on strikes; Pinson flied out to
left; Perez struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 5, Astros 8.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Reds             5  11   1    8
 Astros           8  11   1    7


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