Houston Astros 3, Cincinnati Reds 2
Regular Season Game 77
Played on Friday, July 2, 1971 (N) at Astrodome

CIN N    0  0  0    0  0  0    2  0  0  -   2  6  0
HOU N    0  1  0    0  1  0    0  1  x  -   3  7  0
Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose rf                       4   0   2   0       0   0       0   0
McRae cf                      4   0   2   0       0   0       5   0
May 1b                        4   0   0   0       0   1       7   0
Bench c                       3   1   0   0       1   2       6   1
Perez 3b                      4   0   1   0       0   1       0   1
Carbo lf                      3   1   0   0       1   0       3   0
  Bradford pr                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Helms 2b                      4   0   1   1       0   0       2   1
Concepcion ss                 2   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Foster ph                   1   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
  Woodward ss                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Nolan p                       3   0   0   0       0   0       0   4
Totals                       32   2   6   2       2   5      24   8

BATTING - 
2B: Rose (14,off Dierker); Helms (16,off Dierker).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Bradford (2,2nd base by Gladding/Hiatt).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    4   1   1   0       0   1       1   3
Morgan 2b                     3   0   0   0       0   1       2   3
Cedeno cf                     3   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
Watson lf                     4   0   2   1       0   1       1   0
  Geronimo lf                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Menke 1b                      3   0   0   0       1   0      13   0
Rader 3b                      4   1   1   0       0   1       1   6
Wynn rf                       3   1   2   2       0   0       1   0
Hiatt c                       3   0   1   0       0   1       5   1
Dierker p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
  Gladding p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   3   7   3       2   6      27  15

BATTING - 
2B: Watson (13,off Nolan).
3B: Rader (3,off Nolan).
HR: Wynn (3,5th inning off Nolan 0 on 1 out).
SH: Dierker (3,off Nolan); Morgan (4,off Nolan).
IBB: Cedeno (1,by Nolan).
Team LOB: 6.

PITCHING
Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Nolan L(6-8)                  8     7   3   3   2   6   1  33

IBB: Nolan (2,Cedeno).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker W(11-4)               8.1   6   2   2   2   5   0  33
Gladding SV(9)                0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        9     6   2   2   2   5   0  34


Umpires: HP - Stan Landes, 1B - Ed Sudol, 2B - Mel Steiner, 3B - Bob Engel
Time of Game: 2:11   Attendance: 17996


Starting Lineups:

   Cincinnati Reds               Houston Astros           
1. Rose                rf        Metzger             ss
2. McRae               cf        Morgan              2b
3. May                 1b        Cedeno              cf
4. Bench               c         Watson              lf
5. Perez               3b        Menke               1b
6. Carbo               lf        Rader               3b
7. Helms               2b        Wynn                rf
8. Concepcion          ss        Hiatt               c
9. Nolan               p         Dierker             p

REDS 1ST: Rose grounded out (second to first); McRae singled;
May was called out on strikes; Bench struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger flied out to center; Morgan flied out to
left; Cedeno grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

REDS 2ND: Perez struck out; Carbo grounded out (first
unassisted); Helms grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson struck out; Menke flied out to center; Rader
tripled; On a bunt Wynn singled [Rader scored]; Hiatt was called
out on strikes; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 1.

REDS 3RD: Concepcion grounded out (shortstop to first); Nolan
grounded out (third to first); Rose doubled; McRae grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Dierker was called out on strikes; Metzger grounded
out (third to first); Morgan struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Reds 0, Astros 1.

REDS 4TH: May grounded out (third to first); Bench struck out;
Perez flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros
1.

ASTROS 4TH: Cedeno made an out to second; Watson grounded out
(pitcher to second to first); Menke flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 1.

REDS 5TH: Carbo lined to center; Helms grounded out (shortstop
to first); Concepcion was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Rader flied out to center; Wynn homered; Hiatt
singled; Dierker out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first)
[Hiatt to second]; Metzger was called out on strikes; 1 R, 2 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 2.

REDS 6TH: Nolan grounded out (pitcher to first); Rose singled;
McRae grounded out (pitcher to first) [Rose to second]; May
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Morgan flied out to center; Cedeno made an out to
shortstop; Watson doubled; Menke walked; Rader popped to first
in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 2.

REDS 7TH: Bench walked; Perez singled [Bench to second]; Carbo
forced Perez (second to shortstop) [Bench to third]; Helms
doubled [Bench scored, Carbo to third]; FOSTER BATTED FOR
CONCEPCION; Foster grounded out (second to first) [Carbo scored,
Helms to third]; Nolan grounded out (pitcher unassisted); 2 R, 2
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: WOODWARD REPLACED FOSTER (PLAYING SS); Wynn flied
out to center; Hiatt grounded out (shortstop to first); Dierker
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 2,
Astros 2.

REDS 8TH: Rose flied out to left; McRae singled; May forced
McRae (third to second); Bench lined to third; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Metzger singled; Morgan out on a sacrifice bunt
(catcher to second) [Metzger to second]; Cedeno was walked
intentionally; Watson singled [Metzger scored, Cedeno to
second]; Menke flied out to left; Rader struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 3.

REDS 9TH: GERONIMO REPLACED WATSON (PLAYING LF); Perez flied out
to right; Carbo walked; BRADFORD RAN FOR CARBO; GLADDING
REPLACED DIERKER (PITCHING); Bradford was caught stealing second
(catcher to second); Helms grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Reds             2   6   0    5
 Astros           3   7   0    6


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