Houston Astros 5, Cincinnati Reds 2
Regular Season Game 145
Played on Saturday, September 11, 1971 (N) at Riverfront Stadium

HOU N    0  2  0    0  0  0    0  2  1  -   5  8  0
CIN N    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   2  5  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    3   1   1   0       1   0       2   2
Morgan 2b                     4   1   2   0       0   1       3   4
Wynn rf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Cedeno cf                     4   0   0   1       0   1       1   0
Rader 3b                      4   1   2   0       0   0       1   2
Alou lf                       4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Howard c                      4   0   0   0       0   0       8   2
Mayberry 1b                   3   2   2   3       1   0       8   0
Richard p                     2   0   0   0       0   2       0   3
  Culver p                    2   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  Gladding p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   5   8   4       2   6      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Rader-Morgan-Mayberry.
PB: Howard (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Metzger (13,off Grimsley).
HR: Mayberry 2 (5,2nd inning off Grimsley 1 on 2 out,9th inning off Borbon
0 on 2 out).
GDP: Howard (2,off Borbon).
IBB: Mayberry (2,by Grimsley).
Team LOB: 4.

Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose rf                       4   1   1   1       0   0       2   0
Carbo lf                      3   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
May 1b                        2   0   0   0       2   1      10   0
Perez 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       2   3
Bench c                       4   1   1   0       0   1       8   0
Foster cf                     3   0   1   0       1   2       2   0
Woodward 2b,ss                2   0   1   0       2   1       1   4
Chaney ss                     1   0   0   0       1   1       0   4
  Stewart ph,2b               2   0   1   1       0   0       2   1
Grimsley p                    2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  McRae ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Borbon p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cline ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   2   5   2       7   8      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Woodward-Stewart-May.
E: Foster (5).

BATTING - 
HR: Rose (11,1st inning off Richard 0 on 0 out).
GDP: Bench (18,off Culver).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Foster (6,2nd base by Richard/Howard); Chaney (1,2nd base by Richard/Howard).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Richard W(2-0)                5     2   1   1   6   5   1  21
Culver                        3.2   3   1   1   1   3   0  14
Gladding SV(12)               0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        9     5   2   2   7   8   1  36

Richard faced 1 batter in the 6th inning

Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Grimsley L(9-6)               7     5   2   2   1   5   1  27
Borbon                        2     3   3   2   1   1   1   9
Totals                        9     8   5   4   2   6   2  36

IBB: Grimsley (1,Mayberry).

Umpires: HP - Harry Wendelstedt, 1B - Andy Olsen, 2B - Tom Gorman, 3B - Chris Pelekoudas
Time of Game: 2:37   Attendance: 17092


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Cincinnati Reds          
1. Metzger             ss        Rose                rf
2. Morgan              2b        Carbo               lf
3. Wynn                rf        May                 1b
4. Cedeno              cf        Perez               3b
5. Rader               3b        Bench               c
6. Alou                lf        Foster              cf
7. Howard              c         Woodward            2b
8. Mayberry            1b        Chaney              ss
9. Richard             p         Grimsley            p

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger doubled to left; Morgan struck out; Wynn
reached on a fielder's choice [Metzger out at third (shortstop
to third)]; Cedeno struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Rose homered; Carbo flied out to center; May grounded
out (second to first); Perez struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Reds 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Rader singled to left; Alou grounded out (third to
first) [Rader to second]; Howard grounded out (shortstop to
first); Mayberry homered [Rader scored]; Richard struck out; 2
R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 1.

REDS 2ND: Bench struck out; Foster walked; Foster was caught
stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Woodward struck out; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Metzger grounded out (pitcher to first); Morgan
grounded out (second to first); Wynn popped to catcher in foul
territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 1.

REDS 3RD: Chaney walked; On a bunt Grimsley struck out; Chaney
was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Rose grounded
out (pitcher to third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
2, Reds 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Cedeno lined to third; Rader flied out to right;
Alou grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Reds 1.

REDS 4TH: Carbo grounded out (pitcher to first); May walked;
Perez flied out to right; Bench forced May (second unassisted);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Howard grounded out (second to first); Mayberry
grounded out (second to first); Richard struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 1.

REDS 5TH: Foster singled to right; Howard allowed a passed ball
[Foster to second]; Woodward walked; Chaney struck out; On a
bunt Grimsley forced Foster (pitcher to third) [Woodward to
second]; Rose flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
2, Reds 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Metzger flied out to center; Morgan singled to
right; Wynn flied out to center; Cedeno forced Morgan (shortstop
to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 1.

REDS 6TH: Carbo walked; CULVER REPLACED RICHARD (PITCHING); May
walked (walk was charged to Richard) [Carbo to second]; J.R.
Richard left with a blister on his finger; Perez flied out
to right; Bench grounded into a double play (third to second to
first) [May out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2,
Reds 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Rader singled to left; On a bunt Alou popped to
catcher in foul territory; Howard grounded out (shortstop to
first) [Rader to second]; Mayberry was walked intentionally;
Culver struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 1.

REDS 7TH: Foster struck out; Woodward walked; STEWART BATTED FOR
CHANEY; Stewart lined to right; MCRAE BATTED FOR GRIMSLEY; McRae
forced Woodward (shortstop to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 2, Reds 1.

ASTROS 8TH: BORBON REPLACED MCRAE (PITCHING); STEWART STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING 2B); WOODWARD CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING SS);
Metzger walked; Morgan singled to center [Metzger scored (error
by Foster), Morgan to third]; Wynn lined to second; Cedeno
grounded out (third to first) [Morgan scored (unearned)]; Rader
flied out to right; 2 R (1 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Reds
1.

REDS 8TH: Rose grounded out (second to first); Carbo grounded
out (first unassisted); May was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Reds 1.

ASTROS 9TH: Alou singled to first; Howard grounded into a double
play (shortstop to second to first) [Alou out at second];
Mayberry homered; Culver struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 5, Reds 1.

REDS 9TH: Perez grounded out (shortstop to first); Bench singled
to center; Foster was called out on strikes; Woodward singled to
right [Bench to third]; Stewart singled to center [Bench scored,
Woodward to second]; CLINE BATTED FOR BORBON; GLADDING REPLACED
CULVER (PITCHING); Cline grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 3
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Reds 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5   8   0    4
 Reds             2   5   1    7


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