Houston Astros 4, Cincinnati Reds 1
Regular Season Game 151
Played on Friday, September 17, 1971 (N) at Astrodome

CIN N    0  1  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  1  1
HOU N    0  2  0    0  2  0    0  0  x  -   4  8  0
Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose rf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Helms 2b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       2   1
May 1b                        3   0   0   0       1   0       9   0
Perez 3b                      4   1   1   0       0   1       0   2
Carbo lf                      1   0   0   0       2   0       1   0
Foster cf                     2   0   0   0       0   2       2   0
  Blateric p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Corrales c                    2   0   0   1       1   1       4   1
Chaney ss                     3   0   0   0       0   0       4   3
Simpson p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Sprague p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McRae cf                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       26   1   1   1       4   6      24  10

FIELDING - 
E: Carbo (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Perez (21,off Wilson).
HBP: Foster (7,by Wilson).
Team LOB: 3.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    3   0   0   0       2   0       1   2
Morgan 2b                     4   0   1   0       1   1       1   4
Cedeno cf                     5   0   0   0       0   1       5   0
Watson lf                     4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Mayberry 1b                   3   2   1   0       1   1       7   0
Alou rf                       3   1   0   0       0   1       6   0
Menke 3b                      4   1   2   2       0   0       0   0
Edwards c                     3   0   1   0       1   0       6   0
Wilson p                      3   0   2   2       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   4   8   4       5   5      27   6

FIELDING - 
TP: 1. Morgan-Metzger-Mayberry.

BATTING - 
2B: Menke (26,off Simpson); Edwards (12,off Blateric).
HBP: Alou (4,by Simpson); Wilson (2,by Blateric).
IBB: Edwards (9,by Simpson).
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno (17,2nd base off Simpson/Corrales).

PITCHING
Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Simpson L(4-7)                5     7   4   4   5   0   0  28
Sprague                       1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Blateric                      2     1   0   0   0   4   0   8
Totals                        8     8   4   4   5   5   0  39

HBP: Simpson (3,Alou); Blateric (1,Wilson).
IBB: Simpson (5,Edwards).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wilson W(16-8)                9     1   1   1   4   6   0  31

HBP: Wilson (6,Foster).

Umpires: HP - Nick Colosi, 1B - Dick Stello, 2B - Ed Sudol, 3B - Bill Williams
Time of Game: 2:05   Attendance: 8070


Starting Lineups:

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

REDS 1ST: Rose grounded out (second to first); Helms was called
out on strikes; May flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Reds 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger walked; Morgan flied out to center; Cedeno
forced Metzger (shortstop to second); Cedeno stole second;
Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Reds 0, Astros 0.

REDS 2ND: Perez doubled; Carbo walked; Foster was hit by a pitch
[Perez to third, Carbo to second]; Corrales walked [Perez
scored, Carbo to third, Foster to second]; Chaney lined into a
triple play (second to shortstop to first) [Foster out at
second, Corrales out at first]; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 1,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Mayberry walked; Alou was hit by a pitch [Mayberry
to second]; Menke singled to left [Mayberry scored, Alou to
third (error by Carbo)]; Edwards made an out to shortstop;
Wilson singled [Alou scored, Menke to third]; Metzger made an
out to shortstop; Morgan walked [Wilson to second]; Cedeno
grounded out (pitcher to first); 2 R, 2 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Reds 1,
Astros 2.

REDS 3RD: Simpson flied out to center; Rose grounded out (second
to first); Helms flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Reds 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Watson singled; Mayberry forced Watson (shortstop to
second); Alou grounded out (first unassisted) [Mayberry to
second]; Menke flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 1,
Astros 2.

REDS 4TH: May walked; Perez was called out on strikes; Carbo
walked [May to second]; Foster struck out; Corrales struck out;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Edwards made an out to shortstop; Wilson flied out
to right; Metzger walked; Morgan singled [Metzger to third];
Cedeno grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Reds 1, Astros 2.

REDS 5TH: Chaney grounded out (second to first); Simpson struck
out; Rose grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Reds 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Watson grounded out (pitcher to first); Mayberry
singled; Alou grounded out (first unassisted) [Mayberry to
second]; Menke doubled [Mayberry scored]; Edwards was walked
intentionally; Wilson singled [Menke scored, Edwards to third];
Metzger flied out to center; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 1,
Astros 4.

REDS 6TH: Helms flied out to right; May flied out to left; Perez
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds
1, Astros 4.

ASTROS 6TH: SPRAGUE REPLACED SIMPSON (PITCHING); Morgan flied
out to right; Cedeno grounded out (second to first); Watson was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 4.

REDS 7TH: Carbo grounded out (first unassisted); Foster was
called out on strikes; Corrales flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 4.

ASTROS 7TH: BLATERIC REPLACED FOSTER (PITCHING); MCRAE REPLACED
SPRAGUE (PLAYING CF); Mayberry struck out; Debut game for
Steve Blateric; Alou struck out (catcher to first); Menke
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1,
Astros 4.

REDS 8TH: Chaney flied out to right; McRae flied out to right;
Rose flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: Edwards doubled; Wilson was hit by a pitch; Metzger
forced Wilson (pitcher to shortstop) [Edwards to third]; Morgan
struck out; Cedeno was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 4.

REDS 9TH: Helms flied out to center; May flied out to center;
Perez flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros
4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Reds             1   1   1    3
 Astros           4   8   0   11


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