Houston Astros 10, Cincinnati Reds 4
Regular Season Game 90
Played on Saturday, July 12, 1969 (N) at Astrodome

CIN N    0  1  2    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   4 11  3
HOU N    3  0  0    0  3  0    4  0  x  -  10  8  1
Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose rf                       5   0   2   1       0   0       2   0
Stewart 2b                    5   0   2   0       0   1       2   2
Tolan cf                      4   0   1   0       0   2       1   0
  Fisher p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Culver p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Perez 3b                      4   1   1   1       0   1       0   0
May lf                        4   0   1   1       0   1       5   0
Whitfield 1b                  4   0   0   0       0   3       3   2
Ruiz ss                       4   0   0   0       0   1       2   2
Corrales c                    4   2   2   1       0   1       8   0
Cloninger p                   1   1   1   0       1   0       1   0
  Jackson p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ramos p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Beauchamp ph,cf             2   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   4  11   4       1  10      24   6

FIELDING - 
E: Corrales 2 (2), Jackson (1).

BATTING - 
HR: Perez (20,2nd inning off Dierker 0 on 0 out); Corrales (1,3rd inning off
Dierker 0 on 0 out).
GDP: Stewart (2,off Dierker).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Tolan (7,2nd base by Dierker/Edwards).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Valdespino lf                 5   1   2   1       0   0       1   0
  Geiger lf                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Morgan 2b                     3   1   0   0       2   0       3   3
Wynn cf                       3   1   0   1       2   1       1   0
Miller rf                     5   1   1   0       0   1       1   0
Blefary 1b                    5   2   2   4       0   1      10   1
xMenke ss                     3   1   0   1       1   0       0   4
Edwards c                     3   1   2   1       2   1      10   1
Rader 3b                      3   1   0   0       1   2       0   0
Dierker p                     3   1   1   2       1   1       1   3
Totals                       33  10   8  10       9   7      27  12

x - reached first on interference.
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Menke-Morgan-Blefary.
E: Menke (10).

BATTING - 
HR: Blefary (4,1st inning off Cloninger 2 on 2 out).
IBB: Rader (5,by Culver).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Morgan (20,2nd base off Ramos/Corrales).

PITCHING
Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Cloninger L(6-12)             4     4   6   4   5   2   1  21
Jackson                       0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   2
Ramos                         1.2   0   0   0   2   2   0   7
Fisher                        0.1   2   3   2   0   0   0   4
Culver                        1.2   2   1   1   2   2   0   9
Totals                        8     8  10   7   9   7   1  43

Cloninger faced 4 batters in the 5th inning
IBB: Culver (5,Rader).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker W(12-6)               9    11   4   3   1  10   2  38


Umpires: HP - Augie Donatelli, 1B - Mel Steiner, 2B - Bob Engel, 3B - Dick Stello
Ejections: Bobby Tolan by Augie Donatelli [Balls and strikes]
Time of Game: 2:43   Attendance: 33901


Starting Lineups:

   Cincinnati Reds               Houston Astros           
1. Rose                rf        Valdespino          lf
2. Stewart             2b        Morgan              2b
3. Tolan               cf        Wynn                cf
4. Perez               3b        Miller              rf
5. May                 lf        Blefary             1b
6. Whitfield           1b        Menke               ss
7. Ruiz                ss        Edwards             c
8. Corrales            c         Rader               3b
9. Cloninger           p         Dierker             p

REDS 1ST: Rose grounded out (shortstop to first); Stewart struck
out; Tolan singled to right; Tolan was caught stealing second
(catcher to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Valdespino flied to right; Morgan grounded out
(first to pitcher); Wynn walked; Miller singled to right [Wynn
to third]; Blefary homered [Wynn scored, Miller scored]; Menke
flied to left; 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 3.

REDS 2ND: Perez homered; May struck out; Whitfield flied to
center; Ruiz grounded out (first to pitcher); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 3.

ASTROS 2ND: Edwards walked; Rader forced Edwards (shortstop to
second); Dierker struck out; Valdespino flied to center; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 3.

REDS 3RD: Corrales homered; Cloninger singled to center; Rose
flied to left; Stewart singled to pitcher [Cloninger to second];
Tolan reached on an error by Menke [Cloninger to third, Stewart
to second, Tolan to first]; Perez struck out; May singled to
shortstop [Cloninger scored (unearned), Stewart to third, Tolan
to second]; Whitfield struck out; 2 R (1 ER), 4 H, 1 E, 3 LOB. 
Reds 3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Morgan grounded out (second to first); Wynn flied to
left; Miller grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 3.

REDS 4TH: Ruiz grounded out (pitcher to first); Corrales struck
out; Cloninger walked; Rose singled to right [Cloninger to
second]; Stewart forced Rose (second unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Blefary flied to left; Menke popped to first;
Edwards singled to right; Rader struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 3.

REDS 5TH: Tolan struck out; Perez flied to right; May grounded
out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Dierker walked; Valdespino singled to left [Dierker
to second]; Morgan walked [Dierker to third, Valdespino to
second]; Wynn walked [Dierker scored, Valdespino to third,
Morgan to second]; JACKSON REPLACED CLONINGER (PITCHING); Miller
struck out; Blefary reached on an error by Jackson [Valdespino
scored (unearned), Morgan to third, Wynn to second, Blefary to
first]; RAMOS REPLACED JACKSON (PITCHING); Menke forced Blefary
(shortstop to second) [Morgan scored (unearned), Wynn to third,
Menke to first]; Edwards walked [Menke to second]; Rader struck
out; 3 R (1 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 6.

REDS 6TH: Whitfield struck out; Ruiz struck out; Corrales
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 3,
Astros 6.

ASTROS 6TH: Dierker flied to right; Valdespino flied to left;
Morgan walked; Morgan stole second; Wynn struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 6.

REDS 7TH: BEAUCHAMP BATTED FOR RAMOS; Beauchamp grounded out
(shortstop to first); Rose grounded out (second to first);
Stewart singled to left; Tolan struck out; Bobby Tolan
ejected by HP umpire Augie Donatelli; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Reds 3, Astros 6.

ASTROS 7TH: FISHER REPLACED TOLAN (PITCHING); BEAUCHAMP STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING CF); Miller flied to left; Blefary singled to
right; Menke reached on catcher's interference by Corrales
[Blefary to second]; Reds protest this game due to this
catcher's interference; Edwards singled to center [Blefary
scored, Menke to third]; CULVER REPLACED FISHER (PITCHING);
Edwards advanced to second (error by Corrales); Rader was walked
intentionally; Dierker singled to right [Menke scored
(unearned), Edwards scored, Rader to third]; Valdespino singled
to right [Rader scored, Dierker to second]; Morgan forced
Valdespino (first to shortstop) [Dierker to third, Morgan to
first]; Wynn popped to shortstop; 4 R (3 ER), 4 H, 2 E, 2 LOB. 
Reds 3, Astros 10.

REDS 8TH: GEIGER REPLACED VALDESPINO (PLAYING LF); Perez
grounded out (shortstop to first); May grounded out (second to
first); Whitfield struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 3,
Astros 10.

ASTROS 8TH: Miller popped to catcher in foul territory; Blefary
struck out; Menke walked; Edwards struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 10.

REDS 9TH: Ruiz grounded out (first unassisted); Corrales singled
to shortstop; Beauchamp singled to left [Corrales to second];
Rose singled to center [Corrales scored, Beauchamp to third];
Stewart grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Rose out at second]; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 4,
Astros 10.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Reds             4  11   3    7
 Astros          10   8   1    9


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