Cincinnati Reds 4, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 146
Doubleheader Nightcap
Played on Tuesday, September 10, 1968 (N) at Crosley Field

HOU N    0  0  1    1  0  0    0  1  0  -   3  7  1
CIN N    0  0  2    0  0  1    0  0  1  -   4  9  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Menke 2b                      5   0   0   0       0   3       1   3
Miller lf                     4   1   2   1       0   1       1   0
Wynn cf                       3   1   1   1       1   1       1   0
Staub rf                      2   0   1   0       2   0       1   0
Rader 3b                      4   1   1   1       0   1       0   5
Mayberry 1b                   4   0   0   0       0   1      14   0
Bateman c                     4   0   1   0       0   1       8   0
McFadden ss                   3   0   0   0       0   0       0   4
  King ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Shea p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Cuellar p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Ray p                       2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Thomas ph                   1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Torres ss                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       34   3   7   3       3  11      26  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Torres-Menke-Mayberry.
E: Ray (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Staub (35,off Queen).
HR: Wynn (22,3rd inning off Queen 0 on 2 out); Rader (6,4th inning off Queen
0 on 0 out); Miller (5,8th inning off Queen 0 on 1 out).
IBB: Staub 2 (24,by Queen,by McGinn).
Team LOB: 7.

Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose rf                       4   0   1   1       1   0       0   0
A. Johnson lf                 5   1   2   1       0   0       0   0
May 1b                        4   0   1   0       0   1       8   0
Perez 3b                      4   1   2   0       0   1       2   2
Beauchamp cf                  3   0   1   2       1   0       3   0
McRae 2b                      3   0   1   0       0   1       1   1
Corrales c                    3   0   0   0       0   0      10   0
  Bench c                     1   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Cardenas ss                   3   1   0   0       1   1       1   2
Queen p                       3   1   1   0       0   2       0   2
  McGinn p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Carroll p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Jones ph                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   4   9   4       3   6      27   7

BATTING - 
2B: Perez (20,off Cuellar); Rose (36,off Cuellar).
SH: McRae (1,off Ray).
HBP: Jones (5,by Shea).
GDP: Bench (11,off Shea).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cardenas (1,2nd base off Shea/Bateman).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Cuellar                       2.2   5   2   2   1   1   0  14
Ray                           5.1   2   1   1   0   5   0  18
Shea L(3-3)                   0.2   2   1   1   2   0   0   6
Totals                        8.2   9   4   4   3   6   0  38

HBP: Shea (3,Jones).

Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Queen                         7.1   6   3   3   2   9   3  30
McGinn                        0     0   0   0   1   0   0   1
Carroll W(7-7)                1.2   1   0   0   0   2   0   6
Totals                        9     7   3   3   3  11   3  37

WP: McGinn (1).
IBB: Queen (4,Staub); McGinn (2,Staub).

Umpires: HP - Paul Pryor, 1B - Augie Donatelli, 2B - Mel Steiner, 3B - Frank Dezelan
Time of Game: 2:37   Attendance: 2353


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Cincinnati Reds          
1. Menke               2b        Rose                rf
2. Miller              lf        A. Johnson          lf
3. Wynn                cf        May                 1b
4. Staub               rf        Perez               3b
5. Rader               3b        Beauchamp           cf
6. Mayberry            1b        McRae               2b
7. Bateman             c         Corrales            c
8. McFadden            ss        Cardenas            ss
9. Cuellar             p         Queen               p

ASTROS 1ST: Menke struck out; Miller singled to right; Wynn
grounded out (third to first) [Miller to second]; Staub was
walked intentionally; Rader grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Rose flied out to left; A. Johnson grounded out
(shortstop to first); May struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Reds 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Mayberry struck out; Debut game for John
Mayberry; Bateman singled to right; McFadden forced Bateman
(second to shortstop); Cuellar struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 2ND: Perez doubled to left; Beauchamp grounded out
(shortstop to first); McRae grounded out (third to first);
Corrales made an out to first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Reds 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Menke popped to first; Miller struck out; Wynn
homered; Staub popped to catcher in foul territory; 1 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 0.

REDS 3RD: Cardenas flied out to right; Queen singled to right;
Rose doubled to left [Queen scored]; A. Johnson singled to
shortstop [Rose stayed at second]; May singled to right [Rose to
third, A. Johnson to second]; Perez forced Rose (third to
catcher) [A. Johnson to third, May to second]; Beauchamp walked
[A. Johnson scored, May to third, Perez to second]; 47 minute
rain delay; RAY REPLACED CUELLAR (PITCHING); McRae struck
out; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Rader homered; Mayberry popped to third; Bateman
grounded out (shortstop to first); McFadden grounded out
(pitcher to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 2.

REDS 4TH: Corrales grounded out (third to first); Cardenas
grounded out (third to first); Queen struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Ray struck out; Menke struck out; Miller grounded
out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 2.

REDS 5TH: Rose grounded out (second to first); A. Johnson popped
to catcher in foul territory; May grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Wynn struck out; Staub doubled to right; Rader
struck out; Mayberry popped to third in foul territory; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 2.

REDS 6TH: Perez singled to center; Perez was picked off first
but was safe on an error by Ray [Perez to third]; Beauchamp
singled to left [Perez scored]; McRae out on a sacrifice bunt
(first unassisted) [Beauchamp to second]; Corrales grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Beauchamp to third]; Cardenas was called
out on strikes; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Bateman struck out; McFadden popped to second; Ray
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
2, Reds 3.

REDS 7TH: Queen was called out on strikes; Rose grounded out
(second to first); A. Johnson grounded out (pitcher to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 3.

ASTROS 8TH: BENCH REPLACED CORRALES (PLAYING C ); Menke flied
out to center; Miller homered; Wynn walked; MCGINN REPLACED
QUEEN (PITCHING); McGinn threw a wild pitch [Wynn to second];
Staub was walked intentionally; CARROLL REPLACED MCGINN
(PITCHING); Rader flied out to center [Wynn to third]; Mayberry
flied out to center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 3.

REDS 8TH: May grounded out (third to first); Perez was called
out on strikes; Beauchamp flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 3.

ASTROS 9TH: Bateman grounded out (third to first); KING BATTED
FOR MCFADDEN; King was called out on strikes; THOMAS BATTED FOR
RAY; Thomas singled to center; Menke was called out on strikes;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 3.

REDS 9TH: SHEA REPLACED KING (PITCHING); TORRES REPLACED THOMAS
(PLAYING SS); McRae singled to center; Bench grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [McRae out at
second]; Cardenas walked; JONES BATTED FOR CARROLL; Cardenas
stole second; Jones was hit by a pitch; Rose walked [Cardenas to
third, Jones to second]; A. Johnson singled to center [Cardenas
scored, Jones to third, Rose to second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. 
Astros 3, Reds 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3   7   1    7
 Reds             4   9   0    8


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