Houston Astros 3, Cincinnati Reds 0
Regular Season Game 17
Played on Tuesday, April 30, 1968 (N) at Astrodome

CIN N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  2  1
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  3  x  -   3  8  1
Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose rf                       3   0   1   0       1   1       0   0
A. Johnson lf                 2   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Jones ph,lf                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Pinson cf                     3   0   0   0       0   1       4   2
Perez 3b                      2   0   1   0       1   0       0   2
May 1b                        3   0   0   0       0   1       8   1
Bench c                       3   0   0   0       0   0       8   2
Helms 2b                      3   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
Cardenas ss                   2   0   0   0       1   1       2   3
Arrigo p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Abernathy p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ruiz ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       25   0   2   0       3   7      24  12

FIELDING - 
E: Perez (4).

BATTING - 
GDP: May (2,off Dierker); Arrigo 2 (2,off Dierker 2); A. Johnson (4,off Dierker).
Team LOB: 1.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Davis cf                      3   1   2   0       1   1       0   0
Menke ss                      4   1   2   1       0   0       2   6
Wynn lf                       4   0   1   1       0   0       1   0
Rader 3b                      4   0   1   1       0   0       0   2
Staub 1b                      3   0   0   0       1   0      11   0
Murrell rf                    3   0   0   0       0   2       1   1
  King ph,c                   1   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Gotay 2b                      3   0   1   0       0   1       5   4
Bateman c                     2   0   1   0       1   0       4   0
  Miller pr,rf                0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Dierker p                     3   0   0   0       0   3       0   4
Totals                       30   3   8   3       3   7      27  17

FIELDING - 
DP: 5. Menke-Gotay-Staub, Dierker-Menke-Gotay, Menke-Gotay-Staub, Dierker-Menke-Gotay,
Murrell-Staub.
E: Gotay (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Menke (1,off Arrigo); Davis (2,off Arrigo).
IBB: Bateman (2,by Arrigo); Staub (2,by Abernathy).
Team LOB: 6.

PITCHING
Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Arrigo L(1-1)                 7.1   6   3   3   2   7   0  29
Abernathy                     0.2   2   0   0   1   0   0   4
Totals                        8     8   3   3   3   7   0  33

IBB: Arrigo (1,Bateman); Abernathy (2,Staub).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker W(2-3)                9     2   0   0   3   7   0  28


Umpires: HP - Harry Wendelstedt, 1B - Bill Jackowski, 2B - Frank Secory, 3B - Ken Burkhart
Time of Game: 2:09   Attendance: 7870


Starting Lineups:

   Cincinnati Reds               Houston Astros           
1. Rose                rf        Davis               cf
2. A. Johnson          lf        Menke               ss
3. Pinson              cf        Wynn                lf
4. Perez               3b        Rader               3b
5. May                 1b        Staub               1b
6. Bench               c         Murrell             rf
7. Helms               2b        Gotay               2b
8. Cardenas            ss        Bateman             c
9. Arrigo              p         Dierker             p

REDS 1ST: Rose grounded out (second to first); A. Johnson was
called out on strikes; Pinson grounded out (pitcher to shortstop
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Davis walked; Menke doubled to left [Davis out at
home (center to third to catcher)]; Wynn flied out to center
[Menke to third]; Rader flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

REDS 2ND: Perez walked; May grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Perez out at second]; Bench
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Staub flied out to center; Murrell struck out; Gotay
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds
0, Astros 0.

REDS 3RD: Helms grounded out (shortstop to first); Cardenas
walked; On a bunt Arrigo grounded into a double play (pitcher to
shortstop to second) [Cardenas out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Bateman grounded out (third to first); Dierker
struck out; Davis struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0,
Astros 0.

REDS 4TH: Rose singled to center; A. Johnson grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Rose out at second];
Pinson struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Menke flied out to left; Wynn flied out to center;
Rader grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Reds 0, Astros 0.

REDS 5TH: Perez popped to second; May grounded out (third to
first); Bench flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Staub lined to shortstop; Murrell struck out; Gotay
singled to third [Gotay to second (error by Perez)]; Bateman was
walked intentionally; Dierker struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. 
Reds 0, Astros 0.

REDS 6TH: Helms was called out on strikes; Cardenas reached on
an error by Gotay [Cardenas to first]; On a bunt Arrigo grounded
into a double play (pitcher to shortstop to second) [Cardenas
out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Davis singled to left; On a bunt Menke forced Davis
(catcher to shortstop); Wynn grounded out (catcher to first)
[Menke to second]; Rader grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

REDS 7TH: Rose walked; JONES BATTED FOR A. JOHNSON; Jones popped
to first; Pinson hit into a double play (right to first) [Rose
out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: JONES STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Staub grounded
out (first unassisted); Murrell grounded out (shortstop to
first); Gotay struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros
0.

REDS 8TH: Perez singled to left; May struck out; Bench grounded
out (pitcher to first) [Perez to second]; Helms grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 8TH: Bateman singled to right; MILLER RAN FOR BATEMAN; On
a bunt Dierker struck out; Davis doubled to left [Miller to
third]; Menke singled to third [Miller scored, Davis stayed at
second]; ABERNATHY REPLACED ARRIGO (PITCHING); Wynn singled to
left [Davis scored, Menke to second]; Rader singled to center
[Menke scored, Wynn out at third (center to first to second),
Rader to second]; Staub was walked intentionally; KING BATTED
FOR MURRELL; King grounded out (second to first); 3 R, 5 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 3.

REDS 9TH: KING STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); MILLER STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING RF); Cardenas struck out; RUIZ BATTED FOR
ABERNATHY; Ruiz struck out; Rose struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Reds             0   2   1    1
 Astros           3   8   1    6


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