Houston Astros 9, Cincinnati Reds 6
Regular Season Game 91
Played on Sunday, July 13, 1969 (D) at Astrodome

CIN N    0  0  0    2  2  0    0  2  0  -   6  8  1
HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  1    7  0  x  -   9  9  1
Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose rf                       5   0   0   0       0   2       3   0
Stewart 2b                    4   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Granger p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Jackson p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Savage ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ramos p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Tolan cf                      4   2   2   0       1   0       3   0
Perez 3b                      4   2   2   0       1   1       0   3
May lf                        4   1   2   1       0   0       3   0
Whitfield 1b                  4   1   2   4       1   1       7   0
Ruiz ss,2b                    1   0   0   1       3   0       0   1
Corrales c                    3   0   0   0       1   2       8   0
Merritt p                     3   0   0   0       0   3       0   1
  Woodward ss                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Beauchamp ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Chaney ss                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   6   8   6       7  10      24   6

FIELDING - 
E: Ruiz (3).
PB: Corrales (3).

BATTING - 
HR: Whitfield (1,8th inning off Billingham 1 on 0 out).
HBP: May (4,by Griffin).
GDP: Corrales (2,off Ray).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Tolan 2 (14,2nd base off Griffin/Edwards,2nd base off Ray/Edwards).
CS: May (2,Home by Griffin/Edwards).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
McFadden rf                   3   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Miller ph,rf                2   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Morgan 2b                     4   0   0   0       1   1       1   3
Wynn cf                       4   2   1   0       1   2       2   0
Menke ss,1b                   3   1   0   0       2   0       3   3
Rader 3b,1b,3b                3   2   3   2       1   0       4   1
Martinez lf                   3   1   1   1       1   0       1   0
  Geiger lf                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Blefary 1b                    1   0   0   0       1   0       5   0
  Gotay ph,3b                 2   1   1   2       0   1       0   0
  Billingham p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gladding p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Edwards c                     4   1   2   1       0   1      10   1
Griffin p                     2   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  Ray p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Torres ph,ss                2   1   1   1       0   1       0   0
Totals                       33   9   9   7       7   8      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Menke-Morgan-Blefary.
E: Menke (11).

BATTING - 
2B: Rader 2 (16,off Merritt,off Granger); Edwards (12,off Merritt); Torres
(1,off Merritt); Gotay (2,off Granger).
3B: Martinez (3,off Merritt).
IBB: Menke (6,by Granger); Martinez (1,by Granger).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Morgan (21,2nd base off Ramos/Corrales).

PITCHING
Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Merritt                       6     6   4   4   3   7   0  27
Granger L(3-3)                0.2   2   5   4   3   0   0   7
Jackson                       0.1   1   0   0   0   1   0   2
Ramos                         1     0   0   0   1   0   0   4
Totals                        8     9   9   8   7   8   0  40

Merritt faced 2 batters in the 7th inning
IBB: Granger 2 (10,Menke,Martinez).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Griffin                       5     4   4   4   5   6   0  25
Ray W(5-2)                    2     1   0   0   0   3   0   6
Billingham                    0     2   2   2   1   0   1   3
Gladding SV(16)               2     1   0   0   1   1   0   8
Totals                        9     8   6   6   7  10   1  42

Griffin faced 1 batter in the 6th inning
Billingham faced 3 batters in the 8th inning
HBP: Griffin (4,May).

Umpires: HP - Mel Steiner, 1B - Bob Engel, 2B - Dick Stello, 3B - Augie Donatelli
Time of Game: 2:58   Attendance: 22505


Starting Lineups:

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

REDS 1ST: Rose struck out; Stewart popped to third; Tolan
grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0,
Astros 0.

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

REDS 2ND: Perez reached on an error by Menke [Perez to first];
May flied to left; Whitfield popped to third; Ruiz popped to
first; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Menke walked; Rader singled to right [Menke to
third]; Martinez flied to right; Blefary walked [Rader to
second]; Edwards struck out; Griffin struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
3 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

REDS 3RD: Corrales struck out; Merritt struck out; Rose grounded
out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: McFadden grounded out (third to first); Morgan flied
to center; Wynn was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Reds 0, Astros 0.

REDS 4TH: Stewart grounded out (first unassisted); Tolan walked;
Perez singled to center [Tolan to third]; May singled to left
[Tolan scored, Perez to second]; Whitfield walked [Perez to
third, May to second]; Ruiz walked [Perez scored, May to third,
Whitfield to second]; Corrales struck out; Merritt struck out; 2
R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Menke flied to left; Rader walked; Martinez tripled
to right [Rader scored]; Blefary popped to left; Edwards
grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 2,
Astros 1.

REDS 5TH: Rose flied to center; Stewart struck out; Tolan
singled to left; Tolan stole second; Perez walked; May was hit
by a pitch [Tolan to third, Perez to second]; Whitfield singled
to right [Tolan scored, Perez scored, May to third]; May was
caught stealing home (catcher to shortstop to catcher to third);
2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Griffin was called out on strikes; McFadden lined to
right; On a bunt Morgan grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 1.

REDS 6TH: Ruiz walked; RAY REPLACED GRIFFIN (PITCHING); Corrales
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Ruiz
out at second]; Merritt was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Wynn singled to shortstop; Menke flied to center
[Wynn to second]; Rader doubled to left [Wynn scored]; Martinez
flied to center; GOTAY BATTED FOR BLEFARY; Gotay struck out; 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 2.

REDS 7TH: GOTAY STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); RADER CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); Rose struck out; Stewart grounded out
(shortstop to first); Tolan singled to left; Tolan stole second;
Perez struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Edwards doubled to right; TORRES BATTED FOR RAY;
Torres doubled to left [Edwards scored]; GRANGER REPLACED
STEWART (PITCHING); WOODWARD REPLACED MERRITT (PLAYING SS); RUIZ
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 2B); MILLER BATTED FOR MCFADDEN;
Miller flied to right [Torres to third]; Morgan grounded out
(first unassisted); Wynn walked; Corrales allowed a passed ball
[Torres scored, Wynn to second]; Menke was walked intentionally;
Rader doubled to center [Wynn scored, Menke to third]; Martinez
was walked intentionally; Gotay doubled to left [Menke scored,
Rader scored, Martinez to third]; JACKSON REPLACED GRANGER
(PITCHING); Edwards singled to second [Martinez scored, Gotay
scored (error by Ruiz) (unearned) (no RBI)]; Torres struck out;
7 R (6 ER), 5 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 9.

REDS 8TH: MILLER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); MENKE CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); RADER CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 3B);
BILLINGHAM REPLACED GOTAY (PITCHING); TORRES STAYED IN GAME
(PLAYING SS); GEIGER REPLACED MARTINEZ (PLAYING LF); May singled
to right; Whitfield homered [May scored]; Ruiz walked; GLADDING
REPLACED BILLINGHAM (PITCHING); Corrales walked [Ruiz to
second]; BEAUCHAMP BATTED FOR WOODWARD; Beauchamp grounded out
(pitcher to first) [Ruiz to third, Corrales to second]; Rose
grounded out (second to first); SAVAGE BATTED FOR JACKSON;
Savage flied to right; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 6, Astros 9.

ASTROS 8TH: RAMOS REPLACED SAVAGE (PITCHING); CHANEY REPLACED
BEAUCHAMP (PLAYING SS); Miller grounded out (third to first);
Morgan walked; Morgan stole second; Wynn flied to left; Menke
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 6,
Astros 9.

REDS 9TH: Tolan grounded out (third to first); Perez singled to
right; May flied to center; Whitfield struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Reds 6, Astros 9.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Reds             6   8   1    9
 Astros           9   9   1    7


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