Houston Astros 6, Cincinnati Reds 1
Regular Season Game 157
Played on Sunday, September 22, 1968 (D) at Astrodome

CIN N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  0  -   1  8  0
HOU N    2  0  0    0  0  2    2  0  x  -   6 10  1
Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose rf                       4   0   1   0       0   0       1   1
Pinson cf                     4   0   2   0       0   2       2   0
A. Johnson lf                 4   1   2   0       0   0       2   0
Bench c                       4   0   1   0       0   0      10   2
Perez 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
May 1b                        4   0   1   0       0   1       4   1
Ruiz 2b                       4   0   0   0       0   1       1   4
Cardenas ss                   4   0   1   0       0   1       3   1
Arrigo p                      2   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  Kelso p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  McGinn p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Pavletich ph                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Abernathy p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Totals                       35   1   8   0       0   8      24  12

BATTING - 
2B: A. Johnson (31,off Cuellar).
GDP: Rose (12,off Cuellar).
Team LOB: 7.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Herrera rf                    5   1   3   0       0   1       4   0
Torres ss                     4   1   1   0       0   1       2   5
Wynn lf                       3   2   2   3       1   0       1   0
Staub 1b                      3   2   1   0       1   0      10   0
Menke 2b                      1   0   1   2       1   0       1   0
Aspromonte 3b                 4   0   2   1       0   1       1   2
Colbert cf                    4   0   0   0       0   3       0   0
Adlesh c                      4   0   0   0       0   0       8   0
Cuellar p                     3   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Totals                       31   6  10   6       3   7      27   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Torres-Staub.
E: Wynn (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Menke (23,off Arrigo); Staub (37,off Arrigo).
HR: Wynn 2 (25,6th inning off Arrigo 0 on 0 out,7th inning off Abernathy 1
on 0 out).
SH: Menke (7,off Arrigo).
HBP: Menke (6,by Arrigo); Cuellar (1,by McGinn).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Staub (2,2nd base off Arrigo/Bench).
CS: Herrera (2,2nd base by Arrigo/Bench); Menke (6,2nd base by Arrigo/Bench).

PITCHING
Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Arrigo L(12-10)               5     7   4   4   2   4   1  23
Kelso                         0.2   1   0   0   0   1   0   3
McGinn                        0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
Abernathy                     2     2   2   2   1   2   1   9
Totals                        8    10   6   6   3   7   2  37

Arrigo faced 3 batters in the 6th inning
HBP: Arrigo (4,Menke); McGinn (1,Cuellar).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Cuellar W(8-10)               9     8   1   0   0   8   0  35

WP: Cuellar (2).

Umpires: HP - Tom Gorman, 1B - Bill Williams, 2B - Frank Dezelan, 3B - Lee Weyer
Time of Game: 2:14   Attendance: 6700


Starting Lineups:

   Cincinnati Reds               Houston Astros           
1. Rose                rf        Herrera             rf
2. Pinson              cf        Torres              ss
3. A. Johnson          lf        Wynn                lf
4. Bench               c         Staub               1b
5. Perez               3b        Menke               2b
6. May                 1b        Aspromonte          3b
7. Ruiz                2b        Colbert             cf
8. Cardenas            ss        Adlesh              c
9. Arrigo              p         Cuellar             p

REDS 1ST: Rose flied out to right; Pinson singled to center; A.
Johnson forced Pinson (third to second); Bench grounded out
(first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Herrera singled to left; Torres struck out; Wynn
walked [Herrera to second]; Staub forced Wynn (first to
shortstop) [Herrera to third]; Staub stole second; Menke doubled
to left [Herrera scored, Staub scored]; Aspromonte singled to
right [Menke out at home (right to catcher)]; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 2.

REDS 2ND: Perez grounded out (pitcher to first); May singled to
left; Cuellar threw a wild pitch [May to second]; Ruiz struck
out; Cardenas grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Colbert flied out to left; Adlesh flied out to
center; Cuellar was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Reds 0, Astros 2.

REDS 3RD: Arrigo struck out; Rose singled to left; Pinson
singled to right [Rose to second]; A. Johnson grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Rose to third, Pinson to second]; Bench
lined to third; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Herrera singled to center; Herrera was caught
stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Torres grounded out
(third to first); Wynn flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Reds 0, Astros 2.

REDS 4TH: Perez grounded out (shortstop to first); May grounded
out (third to first); Ruiz lined to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Reds 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Staub walked; Menke was hit by a pitch [Staub to
second]; Menke was picked off and caught stealing second
(catcher to second to first); Aspromonte struck out; Colbert
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 2.

REDS 5TH: Cardenas singled to center; On a bunt Arrigo struck
out; Rose grounded into a double play (shortstop to first)
[Cardenas out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros
2.

ASTROS 5TH: Adlesh flied out to center; Cuellar popped to
catcher in foul territory; Herrera singled to left; Torres
forced Herrera (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Reds 0, Astros 2.

REDS 6TH: Pinson struck out; A. Johnson singled to left; Bench
singled to left [A. Johnson to second]; Perez flied out to right
[A. Johnson to third]; May struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Reds 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Wynn homered; Staub doubled to right; Menke reached
on a fielder's choice on a sacrifice bunt [Staub to third];
KELSO REPLACED ARRIGO (PITCHING); Aspromonte singled to center
[Staub scored, Menke to third]; Colbert struck out; On a bunt
Adlesh reached on a fielder's choice [Menke out at home (pitcher
to catcher), Aspromonte to second]; MCGINN REPLACED KELSO
(PITCHING); Cuellar was hit by a pitch [Aspromonte to third,
Adlesh to second]; Herrera flied out to right; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3
LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 4.

REDS 7TH: Ruiz lined to first; Cardenas popped to first;
PAVLETICH BATTED FOR MCGINN; Pavletich struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 4.

ASTROS 7TH: ABERNATHY REPLACED PAVLETICH (PITCHING); Torres
singled to center; Wynn homered [Torres scored]; Staub grounded
out (second to pitcher); Menke walked; Aspromonte forced Menke
(second to shortstop); Colbert struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Reds 0, Astros 6.

REDS 8TH: Rose popped to shortstop; Pinson was called out on
strikes; A. Johnson doubled to center; Bench reached on an error
by Wynn [A. Johnson scored (unearned) (no RBI), Bench to third];
Perez flied out to left; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 1,
Astros 6.

ASTROS 8TH: Adlesh grounded out (pitcher to first); Cuellar
grounded out (second to first); Herrera was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 6.

REDS 9TH: May grounded out (shortstop to first); Ruiz flied out
to right; Cardenas struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1,
Astros 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Reds             1   8   0    7
 Astros           6  10   1    7


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