Houston Astros 6, Cincinnati Reds 1
Regular Season Game 79
Played on Sunday, July 4, 1971 (D) at Astrodome

CIN N    0  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  6  0
HOU N    2  0  1    0  0  1    1  1  x  -   6 10  0
Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose rf                       4   0   2   1       0   0       4   0
Foster cf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Carbo lf                      3   0   1   0       1   1       1   0
Bench c                       4   0   0   0       0   0       5   0
Perez 1b                      4   0   0   0       0   3      10   0
Stewart 3b                    3   0   0   0       1   0       0   3
Helms 2b                      4   1   2   0       0   0       0   2
Concepcion ss                 1   0   0   0       1   0       3   3
  Cline ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Woodward ss                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Grimsley p                    2   0   1   0       0   1       0   1
  McRae ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cloninger p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   1   6   1       3   7      24  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Helms-Concepcion-Perez.

BATTING - 
2B: Helms (17,off Forsch); Carbo (14,off Forsch).
GDP: Rose (6,off Forsch).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Rose (5,2nd base by Forsch/Hiatt).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Morgan 2b                     4   3   3   1       0   0       4   2
Cedeno cf                     4   1   1   0       0   1       5   0
Watson lf                     4   0   1   1       0   2       3   0
Menke 1b                      4   2   3   2       0   0       7   0
Rader 3b                      4   0   2   0       0   0       0   3
Wynn rf                       3   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Hiatt c                       0   0   0   2       2   0       7   1
Forsch p                      4   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
Totals                       31   6  10   6       3   5      27   6

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Hiatt-Morgan, Morgan-Menke.

BATTING - 
2B: Cedeno (15,off Grimsley); Rader (15,off Grimsley); Menke (12,off Cloninger).
3B: Morgan (4,off Grimsley).
HR: Morgan (6,7th inning off Cloninger 0 on 1 out).
SH: Hiatt (2,off Grimsley).
SF: Hiatt (1,off Cloninger).
GDP: Menke (9,off Grimsley).
Team LOB: 6.

PITCHING
Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Grimsley L(4-4)               6     8   4   4   2   3   0  27
Cloninger                     2     2   2   2   1   2   1   9
Totals                        8    10   6   6   3   5   1  36


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Forsch W(5-1)                 9     6   1   1   3   7   0  34

WP: Forsch (4).

Umpires: HP - Mel Steiner, 1B - Bob Engel, 2B - Stan Landes, 3B - Ed Sudol
Time of Game: 2:21   Attendance: 25768


Starting Lineups:

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

REDS 1ST: Rose singled; Foster struck out while Rose was caught
stealing second (catcher to second); Carbo flied out to left; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger grounded out (third to first); Morgan
singled; Cedeno doubled [Morgan to third]; Watson struck out;
Menke singled [Morgan scored, Cedeno scored]; Rader lined to
shortstop; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 2.

REDS 2ND: Bench grounded out (third to first); Perez was called
out on strikes; Stewart flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Wynn grounded out (first unassisted); Hiatt walked;
Forsch struck out; Metzger flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 2.

REDS 3RD: Helms doubled; Concepcion grounded out (third to
first); Grimsley was called out on strikes; Rose singled [Helms
scored]; Foster popped to first in foul territory; 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Morgan tripled; Cedeno grounded out (shortstop to
first); Watson singled [Morgan scored]; Menke grounded into a
double play (second to shortstop to first) [Watson out at
second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 3.

REDS 4TH: Carbo doubled; Forsch threw a wild pitch [Carbo to
third]; Bench made an out to first; Perez was called out on
strikes; Stewart flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Reds 1, Astros 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Rader doubled; Wynn flied out to left; Hiatt walked;
Forsch flied out to right; Metzger flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 3.

REDS 5TH: Helms made an out to shortstop; Concepcion walked;
Grimsley singled [Concepcion to second]; Rose grounded into a
double play (second to first) [Grimsley out at second]; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Morgan grounded out (pitcher to first); Cedeno was
called out on strikes; Watson grounded out (shortstop to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 3.

REDS 6TH: Foster flied out to center; Carbo walked; Bench lined
to left; Perez struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros
3.

ASTROS 6TH: Menke singled; Rader singled [Menke to third]; Wynn
lined to shortstop; Hiatt out on a sacrifice bunt (third to
first) [Menke scored, Rader to second]; Forsch flied out to
right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 4.

REDS 7TH: Stewart walked; Helms singled [Stewart to second];
CLINE BATTED FOR CONCEPCION; Cline struck out; MCRAE BATTED FOR
GRIMSLEY; McRae made an out to second; Rose flied out to left; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 4.

ASTROS 7TH: WOODWARD REPLACED CLINE (PLAYING SS); CLONINGER
REPLACED MCRAE (PITCHING); Metzger grounded out (shortstop to
first); Morgan homered; Cedeno grounded out (third to first);
Watson struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 5.

REDS 8TH: Foster grounded out (third to first); Carbo struck
out; Bench grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Reds 1, Astros 5.

ASTROS 8TH: Menke doubled; Rader grounded out (second to first)
[Menke to third]; Wynn walked; Hiatt hit a sacrifice fly to
center [Menke scored]; Forsch was called out on strikes; 1 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 6.

REDS 9TH: Perez flied out to center; Stewart flied out to
center; Helms made an out to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds
1, Astros 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Reds             1   6   0    6
 Astros           6  10   0    6


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