Cincinnati Reds 14, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 43
Played on Saturday, May 23, 1970 (N) at Astrodome

CIN N    0  1  0    5  1  3    4  0  0  -  14 15  0
HOU N    3  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   3  6  4
Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose rf                       5   1   2   4       0   1       0   0
  Bravo rf                    0   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Tolan cf                      5   1   2   2       1   1       3   0
Perez 3b                      4   2   2   2       1   0       1   2
  Ward 3b,1b                  0   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
Bench c,lf                    5   1   1   1       0   1       2   0
May 1b                        5   2   3   0       0   0       8   0
  Chaney 2b                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Carbo lf                      3   2   2   1       1   0       2   0
  Corrales c                  1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Helms 2b                      3   0   0   1       0   0       4   3
  Woodward pr,2b,3b           1   1   1   0       0   0       0   1
Concepcion ss                 3   3   1   1       2   0       1   3
Simpson p                     3   1   1   1       0   0       0   2
  Stewart ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Granger p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       39  14  15  13       6   3      27  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Perez-Helms-May, Woodward-Chaney-Ward.

BATTING - 
2B: May (10,off Wilson); Perez (7,off Wilson); Bench (12,off Wilson); Tolan
(14,off Billingham); Woodward (1,off Spinks).
HR: Carbo (8,5th inning off Ray 0 on 2 out); Perez (15,6th inning off Ray 1
on 2 out).
SH: Simpson (3,off Ray).
SF: Helms (2,off Wilson).
GDP: Helms (6,off Wilson).
IBB: Concepcion (3,by Wilson).
Team LOB: 6.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Morgan 2b                     2   0   0   0       2   0       2   4
Alou rf                       4   1   0   0       0   0       1   0
Miller cf                     3   1   1   0       1   0       2   1
Davis lf                      4   0   0   0       0   1       5   0
Menke ss                      4   1   2   2       0   0       0   4
Rader 3b                      4   0   1   1       0   0       3   4
Watson 1b                     4   0   1   0       0   0      11   0
Edwards c                     3   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
  DiLauro p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Spinks p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Wilson p                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ray p                       1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Billingham p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bryant ph,c                 1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Totals                       31   3   6   3       3   3      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Menke-Morgan-Watson.
E: Alou (2), Miller (2), Davis (3), Rader (6).

BATTING - 
2B: Menke (10,off Simpson).
GDP: Alou (5,off Simpson); Rader (6,off Granger).
Team LOB: 4.

PITCHING
Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Simpson W(6-1)                8     5   3   3   3   3   0  31
Granger SV(9)                 1     1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     6   3   3   3   3   0  34


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wilson L(1-1)                 3.2   5   6   6   3   1   0  18
Ray                           2.1   6   5   5   2   1   2  14
Billingham                    1     3   3   0   0   0   0   7
DiLauro                       1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Spinks                        1     1   0   0   1   1   0   5
Totals                        9    15  14  11   6   3   2  47

Ray faced 1 batter in the 7th inning
WP: Wilson (1).
IBB: Wilson (1,Concepcion).

Umpires: HP - Shag Crawford, 1B - Stan Landes, 2B - Doug Harvey, 3B - Frank Dezelan
Time of Game: 2:40   Attendance: 27822


Starting Lineups:

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

REDS 1ST: Rose flied out to center; Tolan grounded out (second
to first); Perez walked; Bench struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Reds 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Morgan walked; Alou forced Morgan (shortstop to
second); Miller singled to center [Alou to second]; Davis struck
out; Menke doubled to left [Alou scored, Miller scored]; Rader
singled to right [Menke scored]; Watson singled to center [Rader
to second]; Edwards grounded out (second to first); 3 R, 4 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 3.

REDS 2ND: May doubled to right; Carbo singled to left [May to
third]; Helms grounded into a double play (shortstop to second
to first) [May scored (no RBI), Carbo out at second]; Concepcion
grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds
1, Astros 3.

ASTROS 2ND: Wilson grounded out (pitcher to first); Morgan
walked; Alou grounded into a double play (third to second to
first) [Morgan out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1,
Astros 3.

REDS 3RD: Simpson popped to third in foul territory; Rose
grounded out (second to first); Tolan grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Miller walked; Davis forced Miller (shortstop to
second); Menke popped to second; Rader grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 3.

REDS 4TH: Perez doubled to right; Bench doubled to left [Perez
scored]; May grounded out (third to first); Carbo walked; Wilson
threw a wild pitch [Bench to third, Carbo to second]; Helms hit
a sacrifice fly to left [Bench scored]; Concepcion was walked
intentionally; Simpson singled to center [Carbo scored,
Concepcion to third, Simpson to second (on throw)]; RAY REPLACED
WILSON (PITCHING); Rose singled to left [Concepcion scored,
Simpson scored, Rose to second (on throw to home)]; Tolan
walked; Perez flied out to right; 5 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 6,
Astros 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Watson grounded out (first unassisted); Edwards
grounded out (second to first); Ray struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Reds 6, Astros 3.

REDS 5TH: Bench flied out to left; May singled to center [May
out at third (error by Miller) (center to shortstop to third)];
Carbo homered; Helms flied out to center; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 0 LOB. 
Reds 7, Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Morgan flied out to center; Alou flied out to
center; Miller flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 7,
Astros 3.

REDS 6TH: Concepcion walked; Simpson out on a sacrifice bunt
(first unassisted) [Concepcion to second]; Rose struck out;
Tolan singled to right [Concepcion scored, Tolan to second
(error by Alou)]; Perez homered [Tolan scored]; Bench flied out
to left; 3 R, 2 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 10, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Davis popped to third in foul territory; Menke
grounded out (third to first); Rader flied out to left; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 10, Astros 3.

REDS 7TH: May singled to left [May to second (error by Davis)];
BILLINGHAM REPLACED RAY (PITCHING); Carbo flied out to left;
Helms reached on an error by Rader [May stayed at second, Helms
to first]; WOODWARD RAN FOR HELMS; Concepcion singled to center
[May scored, Woodward to third, Concepcion to second (on
throw)]; Simpson grounded out (third to first); Rose singled to
left [Woodward scored (unearned), Concepcion scored (unearned),
Rose to second (on throw to home)]; Tolan doubled to left [Rose
scored (unearned)]; Perez popped to third; 4 R (1 ER), 4 H, 2 E,
1 LOB.  Reds 14, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: WARD REPLACED PEREZ (PLAYING 3B); WOODWARD STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING 2B); CORRALES REPLACED CARBO (PLAYING C ); BENCH
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); BRAVO REPLACED ROSE (PLAYING
RF); Watson grounded out (third to first); Edwards singled to
center; BRYANT BATTED FOR BILLINGHAM; Bryant struck out; Morgan
flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 14, Astros 3.

REDS 8TH: BRYANT STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); DILAURO REPLACED
EDWARDS (PITCHING); Bench grounded out (third to first); May
grounded out (third to first); Corrales popped to second; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 14, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: CHANEY REPLACED MAY (PLAYING 2B); WARD CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); WOODWARD CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 3B);
Alou popped to shortstop; Miller flied out to center; Davis
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds
14, Astros 3.

REDS 9TH: SPINKS REPLACED DILAURO (PITCHING); Woodward doubled
to left; Concepcion grounded out (shortstop to first); STEWART
BATTED FOR SIMPSON; Stewart flied out to left; Bravo walked;
Tolan struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 14, Astros 3.

ASTROS 9TH: GRANGER REPLACED STEWART (PITCHING); Menke singled
to left; Rader grounded into a double play (third to second to
first) [Menke out at second]; Watson grounded out (first to
pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 14, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Reds            14  15   0    6
 Astros           3   6   4    4


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