Cincinnati Reds 3, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 72
Played on Friday, June 26, 1970 (N) at Astrodome

CIN N    0  0  1    0  0  0    0  1  1  -   3  9  1
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  2  0  -   2  4  1
Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose rf                       4   0   2   0       0   0       0   0
Tolan cf                      4   1   2   1       0   1       2   0
Perez 3b                      4   0   1   0       0   1       1   2
Bench c                       4   0   0   0       0   1       8   0
May 1b                        4   1   1   0       0   2      10   0
Carbo lf                      3   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
  Stewart lf                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Helms 2b                      3   0   2   1       1   0       3   4
Woodward ss                   4   0   0   0       0   1       2   2
  Granger p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Simpson p                     3   1   1   0       0   2       0   1
  Chaney ss                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Totals                       33   3   9   2       1  10      27  13

FIELDING - 
E: Woodward (4).

BATTING - 
HR: Tolan (9,8th inning off Bouton 0 on 1 out).
SH: Carbo (2,off Bouton).
GDP: Bench (5,off Bouton); Woodward (1,off Gladding).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Rose (4,2nd base by Dierker/Edwards).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cedeno rf                     4   0   0   0       0   3       3   0
  Alou ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Morgan 2b                     1   1   0   0       3   0       6   2
Wynn cf                       3   0   0   0       1   1       0   0
Pepitone lf                   4   1   2   2       0   0       0   0
Menke ss                      3   0   0   0       1   1       2   4
Watson 1b                     4   0   1   0       0   1       5   0
Rader 3b                      4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Edwards c                     3   0   0   0       0   0      10   2
Dierker p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Miller ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bouton p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Gladding p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Martinez ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Geronimo pr                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   2   4   2       5   8      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Edwards-Menke, Menke-Morgan-Watson, Morgan-Watson.
E: Rader (10).
PB: Edwards (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Watson (7,off Simpson).
HR: Pepitone (13,8th inning off Simpson 1 on 1 out).
SH: Edwards (2,off Granger).
Team LOB: 8.

PITCHING
Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Simpson W(11-1)               8     4   2   2   5   8   1  34
Granger SV(16)                1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     4   2   2   5   8   1  37

Simpson faced 1 batter in the 9th inning

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker                       7     5   1   0   1  10   0  27
Bouton L(3-5)                 1.1   4   2   2   0   0   1   7
Gladding                      0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        9     9   3   2   1  10   1  35


Umpires: HP - Augie Donatelli, 1B - Chris Pelekoudas, 2B - John Kibler, 3B - Satch Davidson
Time of Game: 2:22   Attendance: 24710


Starting Lineups:

   Cincinnati Reds               Houston Astros           
1. Rose                rf        Cedeno              rf
2. Tolan               cf        Morgan              2b
3. Perez               3b        Wynn                cf
4. Bench               c         Pepitone            lf
5. May                 1b        Menke               ss
6. Carbo               lf        Watson              1b
7. Helms               2b        Rader               3b
8. Woodward            ss        Edwards             c
9. Simpson             p         Dierker             p

REDS 1ST: Rose singled to center; Tolan popped to shortstop;
Perez struck out; Bench struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds
0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Cedeno struck out; Morgan walked; Wynn struck out;
Pepitone flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0,
Astros 0.

REDS 2ND: May struck out; Carbo struck out; Helms walked;
Woodward popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros
0.

ASTROS 2ND: Menke grounded out (shortstop to first); Watson
grounded out (second to first); Rader grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

REDS 3RD: Simpson singled to right; Rose flied out to right;
Tolan singled to left [Simpson to second]; Perez forced Tolan
(shortstop to second) [Simpson to third]; Bench reached on an
error by Rader [Simpson scored (unearned) (no RBI), Bench to
first, Perez to second]; May forced Bench (shortstop to second);
1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Edwards grounded out (second to first); Dierker
struck out; Cedeno grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 0.

REDS 4TH: Carbo grounded out (shortstop to first); Helms singled
to center; Woodward grounded out (catcher to first) [Helms to
second]; Simpson struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 1,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Morgan walked; Wynn flied out to left; Pepitone
forced Morgan (second to shortstop); Menke struck out; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 0.

REDS 5TH: Rose singled to right; Tolan struck out while Rose was
caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Perez flied out
to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Watson doubled to left; Rader struck out; Edwards
popped to second; Dierker grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 0.

REDS 6TH: Bench popped to third; May struck out; Carbo struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Cedeno struck out; Morgan popped to shortstop; Wynn
walked; Pepitone singled to right [Wynn to third]; Menke walked
[Pepitone to second]; Watson popped to first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3
LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 0.

REDS 7TH: Helms flied out to right; Woodward struck out; Simpson
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Rader grounded out (third to first); Edwards reached
on an error by Woodward [Edwards to first]; MILLER BATTED FOR
DIERKER; Miller grounded out (second to first) [Edwards to
second]; Cedeno struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 1,
Astros 0.

REDS 8TH: BOUTON REPLACED MILLER (PITCHING); Rose grounded out
(first unassisted); Tolan homered; Perez singled to left; Bench
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Perez out at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 8TH: Morgan walked; Wynn flied out to center; Pepitone
homered [Morgan scored]; Menke popped to second; Watson struck
out; 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 2.

REDS 9TH: May singled to left; Carbo out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [May to second]; Edwards allowed a passed
ball [May to third]; Helms singled to left [May scored];
GLADDING REPLACED BOUTON (PITCHING); Woodward grounded into a
double play (second to first) [Helms out at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 9TH: STEWART REPLACED CARBO (PLAYING LF); Rader singled
to center; GRANGER REPLACED WOODWARD (PITCHING); CHANEY REPLACED
SIMPSON (PLAYING SS); Edwards out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher
to first) [Rader to second]; MARTINEZ BATTED FOR GLADDING;
Martinez reached on a fielder's choice [Rader out at third
(pitcher to shortstop to third)]; GERONIMO RAN FOR MARTINEZ;
ALOU BATTED FOR CEDENO; Alou forced Geronimo (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Reds             3   9   1    5
 Astros           2   4   1    8


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