Cincinnati Reds 4, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 159
Played on Sunday, September 28, 1969 (D) at Crosley Field

HOU N    0  1  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  4  2
CIN N    0  0  2    0  0  0    2  0  x  -   4  8  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Morgan 2b                     3   0   1   0       1   0       2   4
Alou rf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Davis lf                      2   0   0   0       1   0       1   1
Rader 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Watson 1b                     3   0   0   0       1   0       6   2
Menke ss                      4   1   1   1       0   0       3   1
Martinez c                    3   0   1   0       0   0       9   0
  McFadden pr                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Edwards c                   1   0   1   0       0   0       2   1
Miller cf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Griffin p                     2   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  Lampard ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Bouton p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Blasingame p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Billingham p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   1   4   1       3   5      24  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Menke-Morgan-Watson.
E: Rader (26), Martinez (10).

BATTING - 
HR: Menke (10,2nd inning off Arrigo 0 on 1 out).
HBP: Davis (1,by Arrigo).
GDP: Menke (13,off Arrigo).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Morgan (47,2nd base off Arrigo/Bench).

Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose rf                       3   1   0   0       2   1       4   0
Helms 2b                      3   1   1   1       2   1       2   3
Tolan cf                      3   0   1   0       1   1       1   0
Perez 3b                      4   1   1   2       0   2       1   2
Bench c                       4   0   2   1       0   1       5   1
May 1b                        3   0   1   0       1   1       9   0
Johnson lf                    1   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
  Stewart lf                  2   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Woodward ss                   4   0   1   0       0   1       3   3
Arrigo p                      2   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  Carroll p                   1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Granger p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   4   8   4       7  10      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Woodward-Helms-May.
E: Perez (30).

BATTING - 
2B: Helms (18,off Bouton); Bench (23,off Billingham).
HR: Perez (36,3rd inning off Griffin 1 on 2 out).
SH: Carroll (5,off Billingham).
GDP: Johnson (15,off Griffin).
IBB: Rose (17,by Billingham).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Stewart (4,2nd base off Griffin/Martinez).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Griffin L(11-10)              6     3   2   2   5   9   1  26
Bouton                        0.1   2   2   2   0   0   0   3
Blasingame                    0     0   0   0   1   0   0   1
Billingham                    1.2   3   0   0   1   1   0   8
Totals                        8     8   4   4   7  10   1  38

IBB: Billingham (11,Rose).

Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Arrigo W(4-7)                 5.1   2   1   1   3   4   1  21
Carroll                       2.2   1   0   0   0   1   0  10
Granger SV(27)                1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        9     4   1   1   3   5   1  35

WP: Arrigo (11).
HBP: Arrigo (8,Davis).

Umpires: HP - Bob Engel, 1B - Dick Stello, 2B - Augie Donatelli, 3B - Mel Steiner
Time of Game: 2:37   Attendance: 28018


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Cincinnati Reds          
1. Morgan              2b        Rose                rf
2. Alou                rf        Helms               2b
3. Davis               lf        Tolan               cf
4. Rader               3b        Perez               3b
5. Watson              1b        Bench               c
6. Menke               ss        May                 1b
7. Martinez            c         Johnson             lf
8. Miller              cf        Woodward            ss
9. Griffin             p         Arrigo              p

ASTROS 1ST: Morgan walked; Arrigo threw a wild pitch [Morgan to
second]; Alou popped to shortstop; Davis flied to right; Rader
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Rose struck out; Helms walked; Tolan struck out; Perez
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); Menke
homered; Martinez flied to right; Miller struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 0.

REDS 2ND: Bench singled to center; May popped to first; Johnson
walked [Bench to second]; Woodward grounded out (second to
first) [Bench to third, Johnson to second]; Arrigo was called
out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Griffin struck out; Morgan grounded out (catcher to
first); Alou grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 0.

REDS 3RD: Rose walked; Helms was called out on strikes; Tolan
grounded out (first to second to first) [Rose to second]; Perez
homered [Rose scored]; Bench struck out; 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Reds 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Davis was hit by a pitch; Rader flied to left;
Watson walked [Davis to second]; Menke grounded into a double
play (shortstop to second to first) [Watson out at second]; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 2.

REDS 4TH: May walked; Johnson grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [May out at second]; Woodward
lined to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 2.

ASTROS 5TH: STEWART REPLACED JOHNSON (PLAYING LF); Martinez
grounded out (shortstop to first); Miller popped to second;
Griffin struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 2.

REDS 5TH: Arrigo struck out; Rose flied to center; Helms walked;
Tolan singled to center [Helms to third]; Perez flied to left; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Morgan singled to right; Morgan stole second; Alou
popped to shortstop; Davis walked; CARROLL REPLACED ARRIGO
(PITCHING); Rader flied to left; Watson grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 2.

REDS 6TH: Bench reached on an error by Rader [Bench to first];
May struck out; Stewart forced Bench (first to shortstop)
[Stewart to first]; Stewart stole second [Stewart to third
(error by Martinez)]; Woodward struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 2 E, 1 LOB.
 Astros 1, Reds 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Menke flied to right; Martinez singled to shortstop;
MCFADDEN RAN FOR MARTINEZ; Miller popped to shortstop; LAMPARD
BATTED FOR GRIFFIN; Lampard was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 2.

REDS 7TH: EDWARDS REPLACED MCFADDEN (PLAYING C ); BOUTON
REPLACED LAMPARD (PITCHING); Carroll singled to right; Rose
grounded out (first unassisted) [Carroll to second]; Helms
doubled to right [Carroll scored]; BLASINGAME REPLACED BOUTON
(PITCHING); Tolan walked; BILLINGHAM REPLACED BLASINGAME
(PITCHING); Perez struck out; Bench doubled to left [Helms
scored, Tolan out at home (left to catcher)]; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 4.

ASTROS 8TH: Morgan grounded out (first unassisted); Alou
grounded out (second to first); Davis reached on an error by
Perez [Davis to first]; Rader lined to third; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 4.

REDS 8TH: May singled to left; Stewart forced May (second to
shortstop); Woodward singled to right [Stewart to third];
Carroll out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to second) [Woodward to
second]; Rose was walked intentionally; Helms grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 4.

ASTROS 9TH: GRANGER REPLACED CARROLL (PITCHING); Watson flied to
center; Menke grounded out (third to first); Edwards singled to
left; Miller flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1,
Reds 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           1   4   2    7
 Reds             4   8   1   10


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