Cincinnati Reds 3, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 81
Played on Sunday, July 5, 1970 (D) at Riverfront Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   1  4  1
CIN N    0  0  0    0  0  3    0  0  x  -   3  9  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cedeno rf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Morgan 2b                     4   1   1   0       0   0       4   1
Wynn cf                       4   0   1   0       0   1       3   0
Pepitone lf                   4   0   0   0       0   1       3   1
Watson 1b                     3   0   2   1       1   1       7   0
Rader 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
Edwards c                     3   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
Torres ss                     1   0   0   0       1   0       1   2
  Martinez ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Bouton p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Lemaster p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
  Menke ph,ss                 1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Totals                       30   1   4   1       2   7      24   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Rader-Morgan-Watson.
E: Lemaster (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Morgan (12,off Simpson).
SH: Lemaster (3,off Simpson).
GDP: Rader (14,off Simpson).
Team LOB: 5.

Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose rf                       4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Tolan cf                      4   1   1   0       0   0       3   0
Perez 3b                      4   0   1   0       0   1       2   2
Bench c                       3   1   2   1       1   0       8   0
May 1b                        4   1   1   1       0   0       8   1
McRae lf                      3   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Stewart lf                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Helms 2b                      3   0   1   1       0   0       3   4
Woodward ss                   3   0   2   0       0   0       0   3
Simpson p                     3   0   0   0       0   2       2   2
Totals                       31   3   9   3       1   4      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Simpson-Helms-May.
E: Perez (20).

BATTING - 
2B: Perez (12,off Lemaster); Bench (23,off Lemaster).
GDP: May (11,off Lemaster).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Tolan (27,2nd base off Lemaster/Edwards).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lemaster L(6-11)              7     9   3   3   1   4   0  29
Bouton                        1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        8     9   3   3   1   4   0  32


Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Simpson W(13-1)               9     4   1   1   2   7   0  33


Umpires: HP - Ken Burkhart, 1B - Ed Sudol, 2B - Lee Weyer, 3B - Andy Olsen
Time of Game: 1:53   Attendance: 18943


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Cedeno popped to second; Morgan popped to third in
foul territory; Wynn struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Rose flied out to center; Tolan grounded out
(shortstop to first); Perez doubled to left; Bench walked; May
lined to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Pepitone grounded out (second to first); Watson
walked; Rader grounded into a double play (pitcher to second to
first) [Watson out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Reds 0.

REDS 2ND: McRae struck out; Helms popped to second; Woodward
singled to center; Simpson struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Reds 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Edwards flied out to center; Torres walked; Lemaster
out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Torres to second];
Cedeno grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 3RD: Rose grounded out (pitcher to first); Tolan popped to
shortstop; Perez struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Reds 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Morgan grounded out (first to pitcher); Wynn flied
out to center; Pepitone reached on an error by Perez [Pepitone
to first]; Watson struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Reds 0.

REDS 4TH: Bench singled to center; May grounded into a double
play (third to second to first) [Bench out at second]; McRae
flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Rader grounded out (second to pitcher); Edwards
struck out; Torres grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 5TH: Helms flied out to left; On a bunt Woodward singled to
pitcher [Woodward to second (error by Lemaster)]; Simpson popped
to pitcher; Rose grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Lemaster flied out to center; Cedeno struck out;
Morgan grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 6TH: Tolan singled to right; Tolan stole second; Perez
flied out to center; Bench doubled to left [Tolan scored]; May
singled to left [Bench scored, May to second (on throw to
home)]; McRae grounded out (shortstop to first); Helms singled
to right [May scored]; Woodward flied out to center; 3 R, 4 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 3.

ASTROS 7TH: STEWART REPLACED MCRAE (PLAYING LF); Wynn singled to
left; Pepitone struck out; Watson singled to center [Wynn to
second]; Rader flied out to right; Edwards popped to third; 0 R,
2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 3.

REDS 7TH: Simpson struck out; Rose singled to left [Rose out at
second (left to second)]; Tolan grounded out (pitcher to first);
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 3.

ASTROS 8TH: MARTINEZ BATTED FOR TORRES; Martinez struck out;
MENKE BATTED FOR LEMASTER; Menke struck out; Cedeno grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 3.

REDS 8TH: MENKE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); BOUTON REPLACED
MARTINEZ (PITCHING); Perez grounded out (third to first); Bench
lined to shortstop; May flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 0, Reds 3.

ASTROS 9TH: Morgan doubled to right; Wynn grounded out (third to
first); Pepitone grounded out (shortstop to first); Watson
singled to center [Morgan scored]; Rader popped to catcher in
foul territory; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 3.

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


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