Houston Astros 1, Cincinnati Reds 0
Regular Season Game 144
Played on Friday, September 10, 1971 (N) at Riverfront Stadium

HOU N    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1 10  2
CIN N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  2  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    4   0   2   0       0   0       2   3
Morgan 2b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       0   2
Geronimo rf                   4   1   2   0       0   0       0   0
Cedeno cf                     4   0   1   1       0   1       1   0
Rader 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
Alou lf                       4   0   1   0       0   0       6   0
Mayberry 1b                   4   0   2   0       0   0      10   0
Edwards c                     2   0   1   0       2   1       6   0
Billingham p                  4   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
Totals                       34   1  10   1       2   3      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Metzger-Mayberry.
E: Alou (4), Billingham (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Cedeno (36,off McGlothlin).
GDP: Billingham (2,off McGlothlin); Cedeno (8,off McGlothlin).
Team LOB: 8.

Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose rf                       4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Carbo lf                      3   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
May 1b                        4   0   0   0       0   2       9   1
Perez 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       1   3
Bench c                       3   0   1   0       0   0       4   0
Foster cf                     3   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Helms 2b                      2   0   0   0       1   0       6   2
Concepcion ss                 2   0   0   0       0   1       4   4
  Stewart ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Woodward ss                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
McGlothlin p                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   3
  Merritt p                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Cline ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Granger p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   0   2   0       2   6      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. McGlothlin-Perez-Helms, McGlothlin-Concepcion-May, Concepcion-Helms.

BATTING - 
GDP: Foster (17,off Billingham).
Team LOB: 4.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Billingham W(8-14)            9     2   0   0   2   6   0  31


Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
McGlothlin L(7-12)            4     7   1   1   1   0   0  18
Merritt                       4     2   0   0   0   2   0  13
Granger                       1     1   0   0   1   1   0   5
Totals                        9    10   1   1   2   3   0  36


Umpires: HP - Chris Pelekoudas, 1B - Harry Wendelstedt, 2B - Andy Olsen, 3B - Tom Gorman
Time of Game: 2:16   Attendance: 12002


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Cincinnati Reds          
1. Metzger             ss        Rose                rf
2. Morgan              2b        Carbo               lf
3. Geronimo            rf        May                 1b
4. Cedeno              cf        Perez               3b
5. Rader               3b        Bench               c
6. Alou                lf        Foster              cf
7. Mayberry            1b        Helms               2b
8. Edwards             c         Concepcion          ss
9. Billingham          p         McGlothlin          p

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger singled; Morgan made an out to second;
Geronimo forced Metzger (second to shortstop); Cedeno doubled
[Geronimo scored]; Rader made an out to first; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Rose reached on an error by Alou [Rose to second];
Carbo grounded out (pitcher to first) [Rose to third]; May
struck out; Perez flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 1, Reds 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Alou grounded out (pitcher to first); Mayberry
singled; Edwards singled [Mayberry to second]; On a bunt
Billingham grounded into a double play (pitcher to third to
second) [Mayberry out at third]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
1, Reds 0.

REDS 2ND: Bench grounded out (shortstop to first); Foster
grounded out (shortstop to first); Helms grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Metzger flied out to center; Morgan singled;
Geronimo singled [Morgan to second]; Cedeno grounded into a
double play (pitcher to shortstop to first) [Geronimo out at
second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 0.

REDS 3RD: Concepcion grounded out (third to first); McGlothlin
struck out; Rose singled; Carbo walked [Rose to second]; May
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Rader made an out to second; Alou grounded out
(third to first); Mayberry singled; Edwards walked [Mayberry to
second]; Billingham forced Edwards (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 0.

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

ASTROS 5TH: MERRITT REPLACED MCGLOTHLIN (PITCHING); Metzger
singled; Morgan forced Metzger (first to shortstop); Geronimo
singled [Morgan to second]; Cedeno lined into a double play
(shortstop to second) [Morgan out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 0.

REDS 5TH: Helms walked; Helms was picked off first but was safe
on an error by Billingham [Helms to second]; Concepcion struck
out; Merritt struck out; Rose flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Rader lined to second; Alou flied out to right;
Mayberry grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Reds 0.

REDS 6TH: Carbo flied out to left; May flied out to left; Perez
lined to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Edwards struck out; Billingham grounded out
(shortstop to first); Metzger popped to catcher in foul
territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 0.

REDS 7TH: Bench grounded out (third to first); Foster struck
out; Helms flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Reds 0.

ASTROS 8TH: Morgan grounded out (second to first); Geronimo
grounded out (first unassisted); Cedeno struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 0.

REDS 8TH: STEWART BATTED FOR CONCEPCION; Stewart grounded out
(first unassisted); CLINE BATTED FOR MERRITT; Cline grounded out
(second to first); Rose grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 0.

ASTROS 9TH: WOODWARD REPLACED STEWART (PLAYING SS); GRANGER
REPLACED CLINE (PITCHING); Rader grounded out (third to first);
Alou singled; Mayberry flied out to right; Edwards walked [Alou
to second]; Billingham struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
1, Reds 0.

REDS 9TH: Carbo made an out to shortstop; May popped to third in
foul territory; Perez flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 1, Reds 0.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           1  10   2    8
 Reds             0   2   0    4


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