Cincinnati Reds 7, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 158
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Wednesday, September 28, 1966 (N) at Crosley Field

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   1  8  2
CIN N    5  0  0    0  2  0    0  0  x  -   7 11  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
B. Davis cf                   4   0   1   1       1   0       1   0
Jackson ss                    3   0   1   0       2   1       1   6
Morgan 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   2       3   3
Harrison 1b                   4   0   0   0       0   0      11   0
Staub rf                      4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Maye lf                       4   1   3   0       0   0       1   0
Heath c                       4   0   1   0       0   1       4   0
Aspromonte 3b                 3   0   1   0       1   1       1   2
Giusti p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gaines ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Taylor p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Adlesh ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Sembera p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Mantilla ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   1   8   1       4   8      24  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Morgan-Harrison.
E: Morgan (21), Aspromonte (18).

BATTING - 
GDP: Heath (3,off Maloney).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Jackson (47,2nd base off Maloney/Pavletich).

Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Harper rf                     5   0   1   0       0   0       5   0
Helms 2b                      4   1   1   0       1   0       1   0
Pinson cf                     4   1   2   0       0   0       3   0
Johnson 3b                    5   1   1   1       0   1       0   1
May 1b                        4   1   2   1       0   1       1   2
Shamsky lf                    2   2   2   2       2   0       4   0
Pavletich c                   4   1   1   3       0   0       8   0
Cardenas ss                   4   0   0   0       0   1       4   1
Maloney p                     4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       36   7  11   7       3   3      27   4

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. May-Cardenas-Maloney.

BATTING - 
2B: Maloney (5,off Taylor).
HR: Pavletich (12,1st inning off Giusti 2 on 2 out); Shamsky (20,5th inning
off Taylor 1 on 0 out).
HBP: Pinson (5,by Giusti).
GDP: Johnson (13,off Taylor).
Team LOB: 9.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Giusti L(14-14)               1     3   5   5   1   1   1   8
Taylor                        5     7   2   2   0   1   1  23
Sembera                       2     1   0   0   2   1   0   9
Totals                        8    11   7   7   3   3   2  40

HBP: Giusti (5,Pinson).

Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Maloney W(16-8)               9     8   1   1   4   8   0  38


Umpires: HP - Frank Dezelan, 1B - Harry Wendelstedt, 2B - Ed Vargo, 3B - Shag Crawford
Time of Game: 2:25   


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Cincinnati Reds          
1. B. Davis            cf        Harper              rf
2. Jackson             ss        Helms               2b
3. Morgan              2b        Pinson              cf
4. Harrison            1b        Johnson             3b
5. Staub               rf        May                 1b
6. Maye                lf        Shamsky             lf
7. Heath               c         Pavletich           c
8. Aspromonte          3b        Cardenas            ss
9. Giusti              p         Maloney             p

ASTROS 1ST: B. Davis singled; Jackson was called out on strikes;
Morgan popped to shortstop; Harrison flied out to right; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Harper grounded out (shortstop to first); Helms
singled; Pinson was hit by a pitch [Helms to second]; Johnson
singled [Helms scored, Pinson to third]; May grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Pinson scored, Johnson to second]; Shamsky
walked; Pavletich homered [Johnson scored, Shamsky scored];
Cardenas struck out; 5 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 5.

ASTROS 2ND: Staub flied out to right; Maye singled; Heath struck
out; Aspromonte singled [Maye to second]; GAINES BATTED FOR
GIUSTI; Gaines struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds
5.

REDS 2ND: TAYLOR REPLACED GAINES (PITCHING); Maloney doubled;
Harper popped to third; Helms grounded out (third to first);
Pinson flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds
5.

ASTROS 3RD: B. Davis flied out to center; Jackson walked; Morgan
forced Jackson (first to shortstop); Harrison popped to second;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 5.

REDS 3RD: Johnson grounded out (shortstop to first); May
singled; Shamsky singled [May to second]; Pavletich lined to
center; Cardenas reached on an error by Aspromonte [May to
third, Shamsky to second, Cardenas to first]; Maloney grounded
out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 2 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 5.

ASTROS 4TH: Staub flied out to right; Maye singled; Heath
grounded into a double play (first to shortstop to pitcher)
[Maye out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 5.

REDS 4TH: Harper grounded out (third to first); Helms reached on
an error by Morgan [Helms to first]; Pinson singled [Helms to
second]; Johnson grounded into a double play (second to first)
[Pinson out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 5.

ASTROS 5TH: Aspromonte flied out to center; Taylor struck out;
B. Davis flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Reds 5.

REDS 5TH: May singled; Shamsky homered [May scored]; Pavletich
popped to shortstop; Cardenas grounded out (second to first);
Maloney grounded out (second to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Reds 7.

ASTROS 6TH: Jackson walked; Jackson stole second; Morgan struck
out; Harrison flied out to right; Staub singled [Jackson to
third]; Maye flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0,
Reds 7.

REDS 6TH: Harper popped to catcher in foul territory; Helms
flied out to right; Pinson singled; Johnson struck out; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 7.

ASTROS 7TH: Heath flied out to left; Aspromonte was called out
on strikes; ADLESH BATTED FOR TAYLOR; Adlesh was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 7.

REDS 7TH: SEMBERA REPLACED ADLESH (PITCHING); May struck out;
Shamsky walked; Pavletich forced Shamsky (shortstop to second);
Cardenas forced Pavletich (shortstop to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 7.

ASTROS 8TH: B. Davis popped to shortstop in foul territory;
Jackson singled; Morgan struck out; Harrison flied out to left;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 7.

REDS 8TH: Maloney grounded out (pitcher to first); Harper
singled; Helms walked [Harper to second]; Pinson flied out to
right; Johnson grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 7.

ASTROS 9TH: Staub flied out to center; Maye singled; Heath
singled [Maye to second]; Aspromonte walked [Maye to third,
Heath to second]; MANTILLA BATTED FOR SEMBERA; Mantilla flied
out to right; B. Davis walked [Maye scored, Heath to third,
Aspromonte to second]; Jackson grounded out (third to first); 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           1   8   2   10
 Reds             7  11   0    9


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