Houston Astros 4, Cincinnati Reds 2
Regular Season Game 146
Played on Sunday, September 12, 1971 (D) at Riverfront Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    3  0  0    0  0  1  -   4  5  2
CIN N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  2  0  -   2  7  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    4   0   1   0       0   0       0   2
Morgan 2b                     4   1   1   0       0   0       1   2
Geronimo lf                   4   0   0   0       0   2       3   0
Cedeno cf                     4   2   2   1       0   0       6   0
Mayberry 1b                   4   1   1   3       0   0       6   0
Wynn rf                       3   0   0   0       1   1       1   0
Rader 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
Edwards c                     2   0   0   0       1   0       9   0
Wilson p                      3   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       32   4   5   4       2   5      27   5

FIELDING - 
E: Metzger (12), Geronimo (1).

BATTING - 
3B: Metzger (11,off Simpson).
HR: Mayberry (6,4th inning off Simpson 2 on 1 out); Cedeno (10,9th inning off
Granger 0 on 0 out).
Team LOB: 3.

Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose rf                       5   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Carbo lf                      4   1   1   0       1   0       1   0
May 1b                        4   1   0   0       0   1       7   1
Perez 3b                      4   0   1   0       0   3       0   0
Bench c                       4   0   0   0       0   1       6   0
Foster cf                     4   0   2   2       0   0       4   0
Helms 2b                      4   0   2   0       0   0       5   4
Chaney ss                     3   0   0   0       0   0       2   3
  Stewart ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Concepcion ss               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Simpson p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Cline ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sprague p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Smith ph                    0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Gibbon p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Granger p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  McRae ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       36   2   7   2       2   7      27  10

FIELDING - 
E: Sprague (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Rose (26,off Wilson).
Team LOB: 9.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wilson W(15-8)                9     7   2   0   2   7   0  38


Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Simpson L(4-6)                5     4   3   3   1   3   1  20
Sprague                       2     0   0   0   0   0   0   7
Gibbon                        1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Granger                       1     1   1   1   1   1   1   4
Totals                        9     5   4   4   2   5   2  34


Umpires: HP - Andy Olsen, 1B - Tom Gorman, 2B - Chris Pelekoudas, 3B - Harry Wendelstedt
Time of Game: 2:11   Attendance: 12529


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger made an out to shortstop; Morgan flied out
to left; Geronimo struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Rose doubled to left; Carbo walked; May struck out;
Perez struck out; Bench popped to catcher in foul territory; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cedeno made an out to second; Mayberry flied out to
center; Wynn flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Reds 0.

REDS 2ND: On a bunt Foster made an out to catcher; Helms
grounded out (shortstop to first); Chaney flied out to center; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Rader grounded out (second to first); Edwards
walked; On a bunt Wilson forced Edwards (first to shortstop);
Metzger popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds
0.

REDS 3RD: Simpson struck out; Rose flied out to center; Carbo
grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Reds 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Morgan singled to right; Geronimo flied out to
right; Cedeno singled to left [Morgan to second]; Mayberry
homered [Morgan scored, Cedeno scored]; Wynn struck out; Rader
grounded out (shortstop to first); 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
3, Reds 0.

REDS 4TH: May flied out to center; Perez singled to right; Bench
lined to left; Foster singled to center [Perez to second]; Helms
singled to shortstop [Perez to third, Foster to second]; Chaney
popped to third; 0 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Edwards lined to second; Wilson struck out; Metzger
tripled; Morgan grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 0.

REDS 5TH: CLINE BATTED FOR SIMPSON; Cline popped to second; Rose
flied out to center; Carbo flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 0.

ASTROS 6TH: SPRAGUE REPLACED CLINE (PITCHING); Geronimo reached
on an error by Sprague; Cedeno forced Geronimo (shortstop to
second); Mayberry forced Cedeno (shortstop to second); Wynn
flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 0.

REDS 6TH: May flied out to left; Perez struck out; Bench
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
3, Reds 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Rader grounded out (second to first); Edwards flied
out to center; Wilson grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 0.

REDS 7TH: Foster grounded out (third to first); Helms reached on
an error by Metzger; Chaney flied out to right; SMITH BATTED FOR
SPRAGUE; Smith walked [Helms to second]; Rose grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 0.

ASTROS 8TH: GIBBON REPLACED SMITH (PITCHING); Metzger grounded
out (pitcher to first); Morgan popped to catcher in foul
territory; Geronimo struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3,
Reds 0.

REDS 8TH: Carbo singled to left; May reached on an error by
Geronimo [Carbo to third, May to second]; Perez struck out;
Bench struck out; Foster singled to left [Carbo scored
(unearned), May scored (unearned)]; Helms singled to right
[Foster to third]; STEWART BATTED FOR CHANEY; Stewart grounded
out (second to first); 2 R (0 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3,
Reds 2.

ASTROS 9TH: CONCEPCION REPLACED STEWART (PLAYING SS); GRANGER
REPLACED GIBBON (PITCHING); Cedeno homered; Mayberry flied out
to right; Wynn walked; Wynn was picked off first (pitcher to
first); Rader was called out on strikes; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 4, Reds 2.

REDS 9TH: MCRAE BATTED FOR GRANGER; McRae was called out on
strikes; Rose flied out to center; Carbo flied out to left; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Reds 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           4   5   2    3
 Reds             2   7   1    9


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