Cincinnati Reds 10, Houston Astros 0
Regular Season Game 24
Played on Wednesday, April 30, 1969 (N) at Crosley Field

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  0  2
CIN N    1  0  0    7  0  0    0  2  x  -  10  9  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Morgan 2b                     3   0   0   0       1   1       1   3
Alou lf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Wynn cf                       2   0   0   0       2   2       2   0
Rader 3b                      3   0   0   0       1   3       0   4
Miller rf                     3   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Menke ss                      2   0   0   0       1   2       1   1
Blefary 1b                    3   0   0   0       0   1       8   0
Edwards c                     3   0   0   0       0   2       9   0
Blasingame p                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Ray p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Geronimo ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Guinn p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Geiger ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Coombs p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       26   0   0   0       5  13      24   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Rader-Morgan-Blefary.
E: Menke (5), Blefary (4).

BATTING - 
Team LOB: 4.

Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose cf                       4   2   0   0       1   0       1   0
Tolan rf                      5   0   3   4       0   0       1   0
Johnson lf                    3   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Savage pr,lf                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Perez 3b                      4   0   1   0       1   1       2   1
Bench c                       3   1   1   0       1   1      13   1
May 1b                        3   1   0   1       0   2       8   0
Helms 2b                      4   2   1   0       0   0       1   3
Chaney ss                     4   1   1   2       0   3       1   3
Maloney p                     3   2   1   1       1   0       0   0
Totals                       33  10   9   8       4   7      27   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Bench-May.

BATTING - 
2B: Maloney (1,off Coombs).
3B: Tolan (2,off Ray).
HBP: Johnson 2 (3,by Blasingame,by Coombs); May (1,by Blasingame).
GDP: May (3,off Blasingame).
Team LOB: 6.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Blasingame L(0-5)             3.2   2   7   6   3   2   0  18
Ray                           1.1   2   1   1   1   1   0   7
Guinn                         2     2   0   0   0   3   0   8
Coombs                        1     3   2   2   0   1   0   7
Totals                        8     9  10   9   4   7   0  40

WP: Blasingame (6), Ray (1).
HBP: Blasingame 2 (2,Johnson,May); Coombs (1,Johnson).

Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Maloney W(3-0)                9     0   0   0   5  13   0  31


Umpires: HP - Frank Secory, 1B - Satch Davidson, 2B - Paul Pryor, 3B - Tony Venzon
Time of Game: 2:28   Attendance: 3898


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Cincinnati Reds          
1. Morgan              2b        Rose                cf
2. Alou                lf        Tolan               rf
3. Wynn                cf        Johnson             lf
4. Rader               3b        Perez               3b
5. Miller              rf        Bench               c
6. Menke               ss        May                 1b
7. Blefary             1b        Helms               2b
8. Edwards             c         Chaney              ss
9. Blasingame          p         Maloney             p

ASTROS 1ST: Morgan popped to third; Alou grounded out (shortstop
to first); Wynn struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Rose reached on an error by Menke; Tolan grounded out
(second to first) [Rose to second]; Johnson grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Rose scored (error by Blefary)
(unearned)]; Perez struck out; 1 R (0 ER), 0 H, 2 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Reds 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Rader was called out on strikes; Miller grounded out
(second to first); Menke walked; Blefary struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 1.

REDS 2ND: Bench walked; May grounded into a double play (third
to second to first) [Bench out at second]; Helms grounded out
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Edwards struck out; Blasingame was called out on
strikes; Morgan was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 0, Reds 1.

REDS 3RD: Chaney struck out; Maloney flied out to right; Rose
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Reds 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Alou grounded out (third to first); Wynn walked;
Rader struck out while Wynn was picked off first (catcher to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 1.

REDS 4TH: On a bunt Tolan grounded out (third to first); Johnson
was hit by a pitch; Perez walked [Johnson to second]; Bench
singled to second [Johnson to third, Perez to second]; May was
hit by a pitch [Johnson scored, Perez to third, Bench to
second]; Helms forced Perez (third to catcher) [Bench to third,
May to second]; Chaney singled to right [Bench scored, May
scored, Helms to third, Chaney to second (on throw)]; Blasingame
threw a wild pitch [Helms scored]; Maloney walked; RAY REPLACED
BLASINGAME (PITCHING); Ray threw a wild pitch [Chaney to third];
Rose walked [Maloney to second]; Tolan tripled to right [Chaney
scored, Maloney scored, Rose scored]; Johnson flied out to
right; 7 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 8.

ASTROS 5TH: Miller grounded out (second to first); Menke was
called out on strikes; Blefary lined to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 8.

REDS 5TH: Perez singled to shortstop; Bench popped to catcher in
foul territory; May struck out; Helms flied out to center; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 8.

ASTROS 6TH: Edwards popped to shortstop; GERONIMO BATTED FOR
RAY; Geronimo struck out; Morgan walked; Alou forced Morgan
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 8.

REDS 6TH: GUINN REPLACED GERONIMO (PITCHING); Chaney was called
out on strikes; Maloney popped to shortstop; Rose flied out to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 8.

ASTROS 7TH: Wynn struck out; Rader walked; Miller lined to
right; Menke struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 8.

REDS 7TH: Tolan singled to right; Johnson singled to right
[Tolan to second]; Perez flied out to left; Bench struck out;
May struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 8.

ASTROS 8TH: Blefary popped to third; Edwards struck out; GEIGER
BATTED FOR GUINN; Geiger grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 8.

REDS 8TH: COOMBS REPLACED GEIGER (PITCHING); Helms singled to
center; Chaney struck out; Maloney doubled to right [Helms
scored]; Rose grounded out (third to first); Tolan singled to
right [Maloney scored]; Jim Maloney ran through stop sign and
pulled his groin muscle; Johnson was hit by a pitch [Tolan
to second]; SAVAGE RAN FOR JOHNSON; Perez popped to first in
foul territory; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 10.

ASTROS 9TH: SAVAGE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Morgan flied out
to center; Alou grounded out (second to first); Wynn walked;
Rader struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 10.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           0   0   2    4
 Reds            10   9   0    6


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