Cincinnati Reds 6, Houston Astros 5
Regular Season Game 154
Played on Tuesday, September 22, 1970 (N) at Riverfront Stadium

HOU N    0  1  0    1  1  0    0  2  0  -   5  7  0
CIN N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  6  x  -   6  9  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cedeno cf                     5   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Morgan 2b                     5   1   1   1       0   1       4   3
Wynn lf                       4   1   2   0       0   1       5   1
Watson 1b                     3   2   1   2       1   0      12   0
Rader 3b                      4   0   1   1       0   0       0   8
Miller rf                     3   1   0   0       1   0       1   0
Howard c                      3   0   2   1       1   0       1   0
Martinez ss                   4   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Blasingame p                  2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Culver p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Cook p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gladding p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lemaster p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Geronimo ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   5   7   5       3   4      24  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Rader-Morgan-Watson, Rader-Morgan-Watson, Martinez-Watson.

BATTING - 
HR: Morgan (7,5th inning off Nolan 0 on 1 out); Watson (9,8th inning off Wilcox
1 on 0 out).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Miller (3,2nd base off Nolan/Bench).

Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Tolan cf                      3   0   1   1       0   0       2   0
Rose rf                       3   1   2   0       1   0       3   0
Perez 3b,1b                   4   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
Bench c                       4   1   2   1       0   0       6   0
May 1b                        3   0   2   1       1   0       9   0
  Chaney pr,3b                0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
McRae lf                      3   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Cline ph                    0   0   0   1       1   0       0   0
  Granger p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Helms 2b                      3   1   1   2       1   0       3   6
Concepcion ss                 3   1   1   0       0   0       2   3
Nolan p                       1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Duffy ph                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bravo ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wilcox p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Carbo ph,lf                 0   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
Totals                       28   6   9   6       5   1      27  11

FIELDING - 
E: Perez (33), Bench (15).

BATTING - 
2B: May (34,off Blasingame).
SF: Tolan (7,off Cook).
HBP: Concepcion (3,by Culver).
GDP: Bench (12,off Blasingame); McRae (6,off Blasingame).
Team LOB: 5.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Blasingame                    5     4   0   0   0   0   0  17
Culver                        2     3   2   2   1   1   0   9
Cook                          0.1   0   2   2   2   0   0   3
Gladding L(5-4)               0.1   2   2   2   2   0   0   5
Lemaster                      0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        8     9   6   6   5   1   0  35

Blasingame faced 1 batter in the 6th inning
Culver faced 2 batters in the 8th inning
HBP: Culver (4,Concepcion).

Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Nolan                         6     4   3   1   3   1   1  26
Wilcox W(3-1)                 2     3   2   2   0   2   1   9
Granger SV(35)                1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     7   5   3   3   4   2  38


Umpires: HP - Ed Vargo, 1B - John Kibler, 2B - Al Barlick, 3B - Andy Olsen
Time of Game: 2:37   Attendance: 11975


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Cincinnati Reds          
1. Cedeno              cf        Tolan               cf
2. Morgan              2b        Rose                rf
3. Wynn                lf        Perez               3b
4. Watson              1b        Bench               c
5. Rader               3b        May                 1b
6. Miller              rf        McRae               lf
7. Howard              c         Helms               2b
8. Martinez            ss        Concepcion          ss
9. Blasingame          p         Nolan               p

ASTROS 1ST: Cedeno popped to catcher in foul territory; Morgan
flied out to center; Wynn singled to left; Watson walked [Wynn
to second]; Rader grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Tolan flied out to left; Rose grounded out (pitcher to
first); Perez grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Miller walked; Miller stole second [Miller to third
(error by Bench)]; Howard grounded out (shortstop to first)
[Miller scored (unearned)]; Martinez grounded out (shortstop to
first); Blasingame popped to catcher in foul territory; 1 R (0
ER), 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 0.

REDS 2ND: Bench flied out to right; May doubled to left; McRae
grounded out (third to first); Helms grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Cedeno popped to second; Morgan popped to shortstop;
Wynn struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 0.

REDS 3RD: Concepcion grounded out (third to first); Nolan
grounded out (first unassisted); Tolan flied out to left; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Watson reached on an error by Perez [Watson to
second]; Rader singled to center [Watson scored (unearned)];
Miller flied out to right; Howard singled to left [Rader to
second]; Martinez popped to shortstop; Blasingame grounded out
(second to first); 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds
0.

REDS 4TH: Rose singled to center; Perez flied out to left; Bench
grounded into a double play (third to second to first) [Rose out
at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Cedeno grounded out (third to first); Morgan
homered; Wynn flied out to right; Watson popped to second; 1 R,
1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 0.

REDS 5TH: May singled to center; McRae grounded into a double
play (third to second to first) [May out at second]; Helms
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3,
Reds 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Rader flied out to right; Miller grounded out
(second to first); Howard walked; Martinez grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 0.

REDS 6TH: Concepcion singled to third; DUFFY BATTED FOR NOLAN;
CULVER REPLACED BLASINGAME (PITCHING); BRAVO BATTED FOR DUFFY;
Bravo hit into a double play (shortstop to first) [Concepcion
out at second]; Tolan singled to left; Rose singled to center
[Tolan to second]; Perez struck out; 0 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 3, Reds 0.

ASTROS 7TH: WILCOX REPLACED BRAVO (PITCHING); Culver struck out;
Cedeno grounded out (shortstop to first); Morgan struck out; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 0.

REDS 7TH: Bench singled to left [Bench out at second (left to
second)]; May flied out to left; McRae grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 0.

ASTROS 8TH: Wynn singled to center; Watson homered [Wynn
scored]; Rader flied out to left; Miller grounded out (second to
first); Howard singled to left; Martinez forced Howard (third to
second); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Reds 0.

REDS 8TH: Helms walked; Concepcion was hit by a pitch [Helms to
second]; CARBO BATTED FOR WILCOX; COOK REPLACED CULVER
(PITCHING); Carbo walked [Helms to third, Concepcion to second];
Tolan hit a sacrifice fly to left [Helms scored]; Rose walked
[Concepcion to third, Carbo to second]; GLADDING REPLACED COOK
(PITCHING); Perez popped to first in foul territory; Bench
singled to left [Concepcion scored, Carbo to third, Rose to
second]; May walked [Carbo scored, Rose to third, Bench to
second]; CHANEY RAN FOR MAY; CLINE BATTED FOR MCRAE; Cline
walked [Rose scored, Bench to third, Chaney to second]; Helms
singled to left [Bench scored, Chaney scored, Cline to second];
LEMASTER REPLACED GLADDING (PITCHING); Concepcion forced Helms
(third to second); 6 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Reds 6.

ASTROS 9TH: GRANGER REPLACED CLINE (PITCHING); CHANEY STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING 3B); PEREZ CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); CARBO
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); GERONIMO BATTED FOR LEMASTER;
Geronimo flied out to center; Cedeno struck out; Morgan grounded
out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Reds 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5   7   0    6
 Reds             6   9   2    5


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