Houston Astros 4, Cincinnati Reds 3
Regular Season Game 159
Doubleheader Nightcap
Played on Wednesday, September 28, 1966 (N) at Crosley Field

HOU N    0  0  0    1  1  0    1  0  1  -   4 10  1
CIN N    2  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  0  -   3  7  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
R. Davis cf                   5   0   1   1       0   1       1   0
Jackson ss                    5   0   1   0       0   0       1   5
Morgan 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   2       2   0
Harrison 1b                   4   0   1   0       0   0       9   0
Staub rf                      3   1   2   0       1   0       3   0
Maye lf                       4   0   2   1       0   0       1   0
  Pointer lf                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Bateman c                     3   0   1   0       0   0       7   0
  Gaines pr                   0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Heath c                     1   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Mantilla 3b                   3   0   0   0       0   1       1   4
Cuellar p                     2   1   1   1       0   1       0   2
  Aspromonte ph               1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Raymond p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   4  10   3       1   5      27  11

FIELDING - 
E: Mantilla (4).
PB: Bateman (20).

BATTING - 
2B: R. Davis (9,off Davidson).
3B: Maye (4,off Ellis).
HR: Cuellar (1,5th inning off Ellis 0 on 0 out).
SH: Cuellar (4,off Ellis); Mantilla (1,off Davidson).
GDP: Jackson (8,off Ellis).
Team LOB: 7.

Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Harper rf                     4   2   2   0       0   0       2   0
Helms 3b                      3   1   2   1       1   0       0   2
Rose 2b                       4   0   0   0       0   1       5   1
Johnson lf                    4   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
May 1b                        4   0   1   1       0   0       6   1
Simpson cf                    3   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Pinson ph                   1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Coker c                       3   0   1   0       0   0       6   1
  Ruiz ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Shamsky ph                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Cardenas ss                   4   0   0   0       0   2       3   5
Ellis p                       3   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Davidson p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Coleman ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   3   7   2       1   7      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Rose-Cardenas-May, Cardenas-Rose.
E: May (4), Cardenas (15).

BATTING - 
2B: Harper (22,off Cuellar).
3B: Harper (5,off Cuellar).
Team LOB: 6.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Cuellar W(12-10)              8     6   3   3   1   6   0  31
Raymond SV(14)                1     1   0   0   0   1   0   5
Totals                        9     7   3   3   1   7   0  36

WP: Cuellar (9).

Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ellis                         7.1   8   3   2   1   5   1  32
Davidson L(5-4)               1.2   2   1   1   0   0   0   6
Totals                        9    10   4   3   1   5   1  38

WP: Ellis (7).

Umpires: HP - Harry Wendelstedt, 1B - Ed Vargo, 2B - Shag Crawford, 3B - Frank Dezelan
Time of Game: 2:23   Attendance: 2945


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Cincinnati Reds          
1. R. Davis            cf        Harper              rf
2. Jackson             ss        Helms               3b
3. Morgan              2b        Rose                2b
4. Harrison            1b        Johnson             lf
5. Staub               rf        May                 1b
6. Maye                lf        Simpson             cf
7. Bateman             c         Coker               c
8. Mantilla            3b        Cardenas            ss
9. Cuellar             p         Ellis               p

ASTROS 1ST: R. Davis struck out; Jackson lined to left; Morgan
popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Harper tripled; Cuellar threw a wild pitch [Harper
scored]; Helms walked; Rose flied out to right; Johnson grounded
out (third to first) [Helms to second]; May singled [Helms
scored]; Simpson struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Reds 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Harrison grounded out (shortstop to first); Staub
singled; Maye singled [Staub to second]; Bateman flied out to
right; Mantilla forced Maye (shortstop to second); 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 2.

REDS 2ND: Coker singled; Cardenas struck out; Ellis forced Coker
(pitcher to shortstop); Harper forced Ellis (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Cuellar struck out; R. Davis grounded out (third to
first); Jackson singled; Morgan grounded out (first to pitcher);
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 2.

REDS 3RD: Helms singled; Bateman allowed a passed ball [Helms to
second]; Rose flied out to right; Johnson struck out; May flied
out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Harrison flied out to left; Staub singled; Maye
tripled [Staub scored]; Bateman popped to shortstop; Mantilla
struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 2.

REDS 4TH: Simpson popped to catcher in foul territory; Coker
grounded out (third to first); Cardenas was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Cuellar homered; R. Davis grounded out (shortstop to
first); Jackson grounded out (third to first); Morgan struck
out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 2.

REDS 5TH: Ellis struck out; Harper doubled; Helms singled
[Harper scored]; Rose struck out; Johnson grounded out
(shortstop to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Harrison flied out to right; Staub lined to second;
Maye flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds
3.

REDS 6TH: May popped to third; Simpson grounded out (third to
first); Coker lined to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Reds 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Bateman singled; GAINES RAN FOR BATEMAN; Ellis threw
a wild pitch [Gaines to second]; Mantilla reached on an error by
May [Gaines stayed at second, Mantilla to first]; Cuellar out on
a sacrifice bunt (catcher to second) [Gaines to third, Mantilla
to second]; R. Davis reached on an error by Cardenas [Gaines
scored (unearned) (no RBI), Mantilla to third, R. Davis to
first]; Jackson grounded into a double play (second to shortstop
to first) [R. Davis out at second]; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 2 E, 1 LOB.
 Astros 3, Reds 3.

REDS 7TH: HEATH REPLACED GAINES (PLAYING C ); Cardenas grounded
out (third to first); Ellis grounded out (pitcher to first);
Harper grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 3, Reds 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Morgan struck out; Harrison singled; Staub walked
[Harrison to second]; DAVIDSON REPLACED ELLIS (PITCHING); Maye
lined into a double play (shortstop to second) [Harrison out at
second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 3.

REDS 8TH: POINTER REPLACED MAYE (PLAYING LF); Helms popped to
second; Rose grounded out (shortstop to first); Johnson grounded
out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds
3.

ASTROS 9TH: Heath singled; Mantilla out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [Heath to second]; ASPROMONTE BATTED FOR
CUELLAR; Aspromonte popped to first in foul territory; R. Davis
doubled [Heath scored]; Jackson flied out to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Reds 3.

REDS 9TH: RAYMOND REPLACED ASPROMONTE (PITCHING); May reached on
an error by Mantilla [May to first]; PINSON BATTED FOR SIMPSON;
Pinson singled [May to second]; RUIZ BATTED FOR COKER; SHAMSKY
BATTED FOR RUIZ; Shamsky struck out (strikeout was charged to
Ruiz); Cardenas lined to left; COLEMAN BATTED FOR DAVIDSON;
Coleman flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4,
Reds 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           4  10   1    7
 Reds             3   7   2    6


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