Houston Astros 7, Cincinnati Reds 4
Regular Season Game 95
Played on Friday, July 18, 1969 (N) at Crosley Field

HOU N    2  1  0    0  0  0    0  0  4  -   7 10  1
CIN N    4  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   4  7  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gotay 2b                      3   1   1   0       2   0       1   2
Morgan lf                     3   0   0   1       1   0       1   0
  Geiger pr,lf                0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Wynn cf                       3   1   1   0       2   1       3   0
Menke ss                      4   1   2   3       0   0       2   1
Rader 3b                      3   0   0   0       2   0       1   1
Blefary 1b                    4   0   2   0       0   0       7   0
Alou rf                       3   2   2   0       1   1       2   0
Edwards c                     4   1   1   0       0   1       7   0
Griffin p                     3   0   0   0       0   2       1   1
  Blasingame p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ray p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Valdespino ph               1   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Gladding p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   7  10   5       8   5      27   5

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Gotay-Menke-Blefary.
E: Menke (13).

BATTING - 
2B: Blefary (19,off Arrigo); Valdespino (3,off Ramos).
HR: Menke (6,1st inning off Arrigo 1 on 2 out).
SH: Morgan (5,off Jackson).
SF: Menke (5,off Granger).
GDP: Edwards (13,off Arrigo); Blefary (6,off Arrigo).
IBB: Gotay (1,by Ramos); Wynn (6,by Jackson).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Alou (3,2nd base off Arrigo/Bench).
CS: Gotay (1,2nd base by Arrigo/Bench); Morgan (10,2nd base by Arrigo/Bench).

Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose rf                       4   0   1   0       1   0       4   0
Stewart lf                    4   1   1   0       1   0       2   0
Tolan cf                      4   1   1   0       0   1       3   1
Perez 3b                      4   1   2   3       0   1       1   0
May 1b                        4   1   1   1       0   1       7   2
Bench c                       2   0   0   0       2   0       6   2
Helms 2b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       1   4
Chaney ss                     4   0   0   0       0   2       3   4
  Granger p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Arrigo p                      3   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
  Ramos p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Jackson p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Woodward ss                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Whitfield ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   4   7   4       4   6      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Helms-Chaney-May, May-Chaney-May.
E: Bench (4), Jackson (2).

BATTING - 
3B: Perez (2,off Griffin).
HR: Perez (22,1st inning off Griffin 2 on 1 out); May (28,1st inning off Griffin
0 on 1 out).
GDP: Helms (14,off Griffin).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Griffin                       6.1   7   4   4   2   4   2  28
Blasingame                    0.1   0   0   0   1   1   0   2
Ray W(6-2)                    1.1   0   0   0   1   1   0   5
Gladding SV(18)               1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     7   4   4   4   6   2  38


Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Arrigo                        7.2   6   3   3   6   5   1  30
Ramos L(2-3)                  0.2   4   4   3   1   0   0   7
Jackson                       0     0   0   0   1   0   0   2
Granger                       0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
Totals                        9    10   7   6   8   5   1  41

WP: Arrigo (5).
IBB: Ramos (5,Gotay); Jackson (2,Wynn).

Umpires: HP - Chris Pelekoudas, 1B - Doug Harvey, 2B - Frank Dezelan, 3B - Shag Crawford
Time of Game: 3:05   Attendance: 17758


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Gotay flied to right; Morgan grounded out (first
unassisted); Wynn singled to left; Menke homered [Wynn scored];
Rader walked; Blefary doubled to center [Rader out at home
(center to second to first to catcher)]; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 2, Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Rose flied to left; Stewart singled to second; Tolan
singled to right [Stewart to second]; Perez homered [Stewart
scored, Tolan scored]; May homered; Bench walked; Helms popped
to first; Chaney struck out; 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2,
Reds 4.

ASTROS 2ND: Alou singled to left; Alou stole second [Alou to
third (error by Bench)]; Arrigo threw a wild pitch [Alou
scored]; Edwards struck out; Griffin struck out; Gotay singled
to second; Gotay was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 4.

REDS 2ND: Arrigo struck out; Rose walked; Stewart popped to
catcher in foul territory; Tolan grounded out (third to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 4.

ASTROS 3RD: Morgan walked; Morgan was caught stealing second
(catcher to second to first); Wynn was called out on strikes;
Menke flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 4.

REDS 3RD: Perez tripled to left; May reached on an error by
Menke [Perez stayed at third, May to first]; Bench lined to
pitcher; Helms grounded into a double play (second to shortstop
to first) [May out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3,
Reds 4.

ASTROS 4TH: Rader popped to first; Blefary singled to first;
Alou walked [Blefary to second]; Edwards grounded into a double
play (second to shortstop to first) [Alou out at second]; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 4.

REDS 4TH: Chaney popped to shortstop; Arrigo popped to first in
foul territory; Rose grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Griffin flied to right; Gotay walked; Morgan flied
to right; Wynn forced Gotay (shortstop to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 4.

REDS 5TH: Stewart grounded out (first unassisted); Tolan popped
to third in foul territory; Perez struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Menke lined to left; Rader walked; Blefary grounded
into a double play (first to shortstop to first) [Rader out at
second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 4.

REDS 6TH: May struck out; Bench grounded out (second to first);
Helms lined to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 4.

ASTROS 7TH: Alou struck out; Edwards flied to left; Griffin was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 4.

REDS 7TH: Chaney flied to center; Arrigo singled to right; Rose
singled to right [Arrigo to third, Rose to second (on throw to
3b)]; BLASINGAME REPLACED GRIFFIN (PITCHING); Stewart walked;
Tolan struck out; RAY REPLACED BLASINGAME (PITCHING); Perez
lined to right; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 4.

ASTROS 8TH: Gotay flied to right; Morgan grounded out (shortstop
to first); Wynn walked; RAMOS REPLACED ARRIGO (PITCHING); Menke
singled to left [Wynn to second]; Rader flied to center; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 4.

REDS 8TH: May flied to center; Bench walked; Helms flied to
right; Chaney struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds
4.

ASTROS 9TH: Blefary grounded out (second to first); Alou singled
to center; Edwards singled to right [Alou to third]; VALDESPINO
BATTED FOR RAY; Valdespino doubled to right [Alou scored,
Edwards to third]; Gotay was walked intentionally; JACKSON
REPLACED RAMOS (PITCHING); Morgan reached on a fielder's choice
on a sacrifice bunt [Edwards scored (RBI), Valdespino scored
(error by Jackson) (unearned) (no RBI), Gotay to third, Morgan
to second]; GEIGER RAN FOR MORGAN; Wynn was walked
intentionally; GRANGER REPLACED CHANEY (PITCHING); WOODWARD
REPLACED JACKSON (PLAYING SS); Menke hit a sacrifice fly to
center [Gotay scored]; Rader forced Geiger (third unassisted); 4
R (3 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 7, Reds 4.

REDS 9TH: GLADDING REPLACED VALDESPINO (PITCHING); GEIGER STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING LF); WHITFIELD BATTED FOR WOODWARD; Whitfield
flied to center; Rose flied to left; Stewart flied to left; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 7, Reds 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           7  10   1    7
 Reds             4   7   2    7


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