Cincinnati Reds 5, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 21
Played on Wednesday, April 29, 1970 (D) at Crosley Field

HOU N    0  0  1    0  0  1    0  0  1  -   3 10  0
CIN N    0  0  1    1  0  1    2  0  x  -   5  6  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Morgan 2b                     3   0   0   0       0   0       3   2
  Martinez ph,2b              1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Alou rf                       4   0   2   1       0   0       2   0
Wynn cf                       4   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Davis lf                      4   0   1   1       0   0       2   0
Menke ss                      4   0   1   0       0   0       0   2
Rader 3b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       2   2
Pepitone 1b                   4   1   3   1       0   0      10   1
Edwards c                     3   1   1   0       0   2       3   0
  Lampard ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Griffin p                     2   0   0   0       0   0       1   3
  Billingham p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Beauchamp ph                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Gladding p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Totals                       35   3  10   3       0   4      24  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Menke-Pepitone-Rader.

BATTING - 
2B: Rader (2,off Merritt); Edwards (2,off Merritt); Alou 2 (3,off Merritt 2);
Wynn (5,off Merritt); Davis (3,off Merritt).
HR: Pepitone (4,9th inning off Carroll 0 on 2 out).
GDP: Rader (3,off Carroll).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Pepitone (1,2nd base by Merritt/Bench).

Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose rf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Helms 2b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
Tolan cf                      3   2   1   0       1   0       2   0
Perez 3b                      1   2   0   0       2   1       1   0
Bench c                       3   0   1   2       0   0       6   1
May 1b                        3   0   1   1       1   0      11   0
Carbo lf                      2   1   1   1       2   0       0   0
Concepcion ss                 4   0   1   0       0   1       2   3
Merritt p                     2   0   1   1       0   0       1   3
  Carroll p                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       27   5   6   5       6   2      27   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Concepcion-Helms-May.

BATTING - 
2B: May (5,off Griffin); Tolan (8,off Gladding); Bench (4,off Gladding).
SH: Merritt (3,off Griffin); Bench (1,off Griffin).
HBP: Perez (1,by Griffin).
IBB: Perez (3,by Gladding).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Carbo (3,2nd base off Gladding/Edwards).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Griffin L(1-3)                5.1   3   3   3   5   1   0  25
Billingham                    0.2   0   0   0   0   1   0   2
Gladding                      2     3   2   2   1   0   0   9
Totals                        8     6   5   5   6   2   0  36

HBP: Griffin (1,Perez).
IBB: Gladding (1,Perez).

Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Merritt W(5-1)                7.1   8   2   2   0   3   0  29
Carroll SV(3)                 1.2   2   1   1   0   1   1   6
Totals                        9    10   3   3   0   4   1  35


Umpires: HP - Tony Venzon, 1B - Frank Secory, 2B - Bob Engel, 3B - Harry Wendelstedt
Time of Game: 2:07   Attendance: 6766


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Cincinnati Reds          
1. Morgan              2b        Rose                rf
2. Alou                rf        Helms               2b
3. Wynn                cf        Tolan               cf
4. Davis               lf        Perez               3b
5. Menke               ss        Bench               c
6. Rader               3b        May                 1b
7. Pepitone            1b        Carbo               lf
8. Edwards             c         Concepcion          ss
9. Griffin             p         Merritt             p

ASTROS 1ST: Morgan lined to second; Alou popped to catcher; Wynn
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Rose grounded out (first unassisted); Helms flied out
to right; Tolan grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Davis flied out to center; Menke popped to first;
Rader doubled to center; Pepitone lined to first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 2ND: Perez struck out; Bench flied out to left; May popped
to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Edwards doubled to right; Griffin lined to pitcher;
Morgan popped to first; Alou doubled to center [Edwards scored];
Wynn grounded out (pitcher to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 1, Reds 0.

REDS 3RD: Carbo walked; Concepcion grounded out (third to first)
[Carbo to second]; Merritt singled to center [Carbo scored];
Rose flied out to center; Helms popped to catcher; 1 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Davis grounded out (pitcher to first); Menke flied
out to right; Rader popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Reds 1.

REDS 4TH: Tolan popped to pitcher in foul territory; Perez
walked; Bench popped to third; May doubled to left [Perez
scored]; Carbo grounded out (pitcher to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Pepitone singled to center; Pepitone was caught
stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Edwards struck out;
Griffin popped to third; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 2.

REDS 5TH: Concepcion singled to left; Merritt out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to second) [Concepcion to second]; Rose flied out
to right; Helms flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
1, Reds 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Morgan popped to first; Alou flied out to center;
Wynn doubled to right; Davis doubled to center [Wynn scored];
Menke flied out to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds
2.

REDS 6TH: Tolan walked; Perez was hit by a pitch [Tolan to
second]; Bench out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first) [Tolan
to third, Perez to second]; May walked; Carbo walked [Tolan
scored, Perez to third, May to second]; BILLINGHAM REPLACED
GRIFFIN (PITCHING); Concepcion struck out; Merritt forced Carbo
(shortstop to second); 1 R, 0 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Rader grounded out (shortstop to first); Pepitone
singled to center; Edwards struck out; BEAUCHAMP BATTED FOR
BILLINGHAM; Beauchamp struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
2, Reds 3.

REDS 7TH: GLADDING REPLACED BEAUCHAMP (PITCHING); Rose grounded
out (pitcher to second to first); Helms grounded out (third to
first); Tolan doubled to left; Perez was walked intentionally;
Bench doubled to left [Tolan scored, Perez scored, Bench to
third (on throw to home)]; May popped to second; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 5.

ASTROS 8TH: MARTINEZ BATTED FOR MORGAN; Martinez popped to
first; Alou doubled to left; CARROLL REPLACED MERRITT
(PITCHING); Wynn popped to catcher in foul territory; Davis
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
2, Reds 5.

REDS 8TH: MARTINEZ STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); Carbo singled to
pitcher; Carbo stole second; Concepcion hit into a double play
(shortstop to first) [Carbo out at third (first to third)];
Carroll grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Reds 5.

ASTROS 9TH: Menke singled to left; Rader grounded into a double
play (shortstop to second to first) [Menke out at second];
Pepitone homered; LAMPARD BATTED FOR EDWARDS; Lampard struck
out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3  10   0    5
 Reds             5   6   0    7


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