Cincinnati Reds 2, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 57
Played on Wednesday, June 9, 1971 (N) at Astrodome

CIN N    0  0  0    0  0  0    1  1  0  -   2  8  1
HOU N    0  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  0  -   1  8  1
Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose rf                       4   0   0   1       0   0       1   0
Carbo lf                      3   0   0   0       1   2       0   0
  Carroll p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
May 1b                        3   0   1   0       0   2      12   0
Bench c                       4   1   2   1       0   0       6   1
Perez 3b                      4   0   2   0       0   0       2   2
Foster cf                     4   0   1   0       0   3       3   0
Helms 2b                      3   0   0   0       1   0       2   5
Woodward ss                   2   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Cline ph,lf                 1   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Grimsley p                    2   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Stewart ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Concepcion ss               1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       32   2   8   2       2   8      27  13

FIELDING - 
E: Helms (2).

BATTING - 
HR: Bench (15,8th inning off Billingham 0 on 1 out).
HBP: May (1,by Billingham); Cline (2,by Billingham).
GDP: Woodward (4,off Billingham).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Foster (2,2nd base by Billingham/Hiatt); Cline (1,2nd base by Billingham/Edwards).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Alou rf                       5   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Morgan 2b                     4   0   1   1       0   0       3   1
Cedeno cf                     4   0   2   0       0   1       1   0
Watson lf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Menke 1b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       8   0
Rader 3b                      4   0   1   0       0   1       0   2
Hiatt c                       2   0   1   0       1   0       8   1
  Mayberry ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Edwards c                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Metzger ss                    4   1   1   0       0   0       4   2
Billingham p                  3   0   0   0       0   2       0   2
  Miller ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   1   8   1       1   6      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Metzger-Menke.
E: Billingham (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Cedeno (9,off Grimsley).
Team LOB: 9.

PITCHING
Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Grimsley                      6     6   1   1   1   4   0  26
Carroll W(3-2)                3     2   0   0   0   2   0  11
Totals                        9     8   1   1   1   6   0  37

WP: Grimsley (1).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Billingham L(3-6)             9     8   2   1   2   8   1  36

WP: Billingham (3).
HBP: Billingham 2 (6,May,Cline).

Umpires: HP - Augie Donatelli, 1B - Bill Williams, 2B - Dick Stello, 3B - Andy Olsen
Time of Game: 2:19   Attendance: 16354


Starting Lineups:

   Cincinnati Reds               Houston Astros           
1. Rose                rf        Alou                rf
2. Carbo               lf        Morgan              2b
3. May                 1b        Cedeno              cf
4. Bench               c         Watson              lf
5. Perez               3b        Menke               1b
6. Foster              cf        Rader               3b
7. Helms               2b        Hiatt               c
8. Woodward            ss        Metzger             ss
9. Grimsley            p         Billingham          p

REDS 1ST: Rose grounded out (pitcher to first); Carbo struck
out; May was hit by a pitch; Bench singled to center [May to
second]; Perez made an out to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Reds 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Alou lined to first; Morgan grounded out (first
unassisted); Cedeno doubled to left; Watson struck out; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

REDS 2ND: Foster struck out; Helms flied out to left; Woodward
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Menke singled to right; Rader lined to right; Hiatt
flied out to center; Metzger forced Menke (shortstop to second);
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

REDS 3RD: Grimsley singled to center; Rose forced Grimsley
(pitcher to shortstop); Carbo walked [Rose to second]; May was
credited with a single when a runner was hit by the batted ball
to shortstop [Rose out at third (shortstop unassisted), Carbo to
second]; Bench popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Billingham struck out; Alou grounded out (third to
first); Morgan grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

REDS 4TH: Perez singled to shortstop; Billingham threw a wild
pitch [Perez to second]; Foster struck out; Helms walked;
Woodward grounded into a double play (shortstop to first) [Helms
out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Cedeno singled; Watson flied out to center; Menke
flied out to center; Rader struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Reds 0, Astros 0.

REDS 5TH: Grimsley grounded out (third to first); Rose grounded
out (second to first); Carbo was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Hiatt singled to right; Metzger singled to center
[Hiatt to second]; Grimsley threw a wild pitch [Hiatt to third];
Billingham struck out; Alou reached on a fielder's choice [Hiatt
out at home (second to catcher to third), Metzger to second];
Morgan singled to right [Alou to third, Metzger scored]; Cedeno
popped to first in foul territory; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds
0, Astros 1.

REDS 6TH: May struck out; Bench lined to first; Perez singled to
center; Foster was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Reds 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); Menke
reached on an error by Helms; Rader forced Menke (third to
second); Hiatt walked [Rader to second]; Metzger grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 1.

REDS 7TH: Helms grounded out (shortstop to first); CLINE BATTED
FOR WOODWARD; Cline singled; STEWART BATTED FOR GRIMSLEY;
Stewart reached on an error by Billingham [Cline to second];
Rose forced Stewart (shortstop unassisted) [Cline scored
(unearned)]; Carbo grounded out (first unassisted); 1 R (0 ER),
1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: CLINE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); CONCEPCION
REPLACED STEWART (PLAYING SS); CARROLL REPLACED CARBO
(PITCHING); Billingham grounded out (pitcher to first); Alou
singled to left; Morgan made an out to third; Cedeno was called
out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 1.

REDS 8TH: May struck out; Bench homered; Perez flied out to
right; Foster singled to right; Foster was caught stealing
second (catcher to second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 2,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Watson grounded out (second to first); Menke
grounded out (pitcher to first); Rader singled to left; MAYBERRY
BATTED FOR HIATT; Mayberry struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Reds 2, Astros 1.

REDS 9TH: EDWARDS REPLACED MAYBERRY (PLAYING C ); Helms flied
out to center; Cline was hit by a pitch; Cline was caught
stealing second (catcher to second); Concepcion struck out; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 9TH: Metzger grounded out (second to first); MILLER
BATTED FOR BILLINGHAM; Miller flied out to left; Alou grounded
out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Reds             2   8   1    7
 Astros           1   8   1    9


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