Cincinnati Reds 3, Houston Astros 2 (11 innings)
Regular Season Game 152
Played on Saturday, September 18, 1971 (D) at Astrodome

CIN N    0  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  1  -   3 13  2
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  1    1  0  0    0  0  -   2  7  0
Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose rf                       5   0   1   0       1   1       1   0
Helms 2b                      6   1   3   0       0   1       2   4
May 1b                        5   0   1   0       0   3       7   0
  Foster pr                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Corrales c                  1   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Perez 3b                      5   0   2   1       0   1       1   1
Bench c,1b                    5   0   1   0       0   0       9   1
Carbo lf                      3   0   1   0       1   0       2   0
  Bradford pr,cf              0   1   0   0       1   0       1   0
McRae cf,lf                   4   0   1   0       0   0       5   0
Chaney ss                     3   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
  Gullett p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Granger p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sprague p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Smith ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Woodward ss                 1   1   1   0       0   0       0   1
Nolan p                       2   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
  Concepcion ss               1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Stewart ph                  1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Carroll p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Merritt ph                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wilcox p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       43   3  13   2       3   7      33  11

FIELDING - 
E: Perez (19), Woodward (8).

BATTING - 
2B: Perez (22,off Forsch); Bench (19,off Gladding).
SH: McRae (3,off Forsch); Merritt (2,off Culver).
GDP: McRae (7,off Ray).
IBB: Bradford (4,by Ray); Rose (14,by Culver).
Team LOB: 12.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    5   0   1   0       0   1       1   7
Morgan 2b                     5   0   3   0       0   0       6   6
Cedeno cf                     4   0   1   1       0   1       2   0
Watson lf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Geronimo lf                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Mayberry 1b                   5   0   0   0       0   2      14   0
Alou rf                       4   1   0   0       0   1       2   0
  Wynn ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Menke 3b                      3   0   0   0       1   0       0   4
Edwards c                     2   0   0   0       0   1       5   0
  Howard c                    2   0   1   1       0   0       2   1
Forsch p                      3   1   1   0       0   2       0   0
  Gladding p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ray p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Chiles ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Culver p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       40   2   7   2       1  10      33  18

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Metzger-Morgan-Mayberry.
PB: Howard (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Forsch (1,off Gullett); Cedeno (38,off Sprague).
SF: Cedeno (6,off Gullett).
IBB: Menke (4,by Gullett).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Morgan 2 (37,2nd base off Nolan/Bench 2).
CS: Menke (5,3rd base by Granger/Bench).

PITCHING
Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Nolan                         5     2   0   0   0   3   0  17
Gullett                       1.1   2   2   1   1   1   0   8
Granger                       0.2   1   0   0   0   1   0   2
Sprague                       1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Carroll W(9-3)                2     1   0   0   0   3   0   8
Wilcox SV(1)                  1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                       11     7   2   1   1  10   0  42

WP: Sprague (1).
IBB: Gullett (5,Menke).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Forsch                        8.2  10   2   2   1   5   0  37
Gladding                      0.2   2   0   0   0   1   0   4
Ray                           0.2   0   0   0   1   0   0   2
Culver L(5-8)                 1     1   1   0   1   1   0   5
Totals                       11    13   3   2   3   7   0  48

WP: Culver (4).
IBB: Ray (5,Bradford); Culver (10,Rose).

Umpires: HP - Dick Stello, 1B - Ed Sudol, 2B - Bill Williams, 3B - Nick Colosi
Time of Game: 2:45   Attendance: 6963


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. Bench               c         Mayberry            1b
6. Carbo               lf        Alou                rf
7. McRae               cf        Menke               3b
8. Chaney              ss        Edwards             c
9. Nolan               p         Forsch              p

REDS 1ST: Rose flied out to left; Helms singled; May struck out;
Perez singled [Helms to second]; Bench made an out to second; 0
R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger singled; Morgan forced Metzger (second to
shortstop); Morgan stole second; Cedeno made an out to second;
Watson flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros
0.

REDS 2ND: Carbo walked; McRae flied out to center; Chaney forced
Carbo (third to second); Nolan singled [Chaney to third]; Rose
forced Nolan (second to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds
0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Mayberry flied out to center; Alou grounded out
(second to first); Menke flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

REDS 3RD: Helms singled; May struck out; Perez doubled [Helms
scored]; Bench grounded out (third to first); Carbo grounded out
(second to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Edwards flied out to left; Forsch struck out;
Metzger flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1,
Astros 0.

REDS 4TH: McRae flied out to right; Chaney lined to second;
Nolan struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Morgan singled; Morgan stole second; Cedeno made an
out to shortstop; Watson grounded out (second to first);
Mayberry struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 0.

REDS 5TH: Rose struck out; Helms singled; May struck out; Perez
forced Helms (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds
1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Alou grounded out (shortstop to first); Menke made
an out to second; Edwards struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Reds 1, Astros 0.

REDS 6TH: HOWARD REPLACED EDWARDS (PLAYING C ); Bench grounded
out (second to first); Carbo grounded out (shortstop to first);
McRae singled; Chaney forced McRae (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: GULLETT REPLACED CHANEY (PITCHING); CONCEPCION
REPLACED NOLAN (PLAYING SS); Forsch doubled; Metzger flied out
to right; Morgan singled [Forsch to third]; Cedeno hit a
sacrifice fly to center [Forsch scored]; Watson flied out to
center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 1.

REDS 7TH: Concepcion grounded out (shortstop to first); Rose
grounded out (second to first); Helms grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Mayberry struck out; Alou reached on an error by
Perez [Alou to second]; Menke was walked intentionally; GRANGER
REPLACED GULLETT (PITCHING); Howard singled [Alou scored
(unearned), Menke to second]; Menke was caught stealing third
(catcher to third) [Howard to second]; Forsch was called out on
strikes; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 2.

REDS 8TH: May flied out to center; Perez grounded out (shortstop
to first); Bench made an out to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Reds 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: SPRAGUE REPLACED GRANGER (PITCHING); Metzger
grounded out (third to first); Morgan grounded out (shortstop to
first); Cedeno doubled; Sprague threw a wild pitch [Cedeno to
third]; Watson struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros
2.

REDS 9TH: GERONIMO REPLACED WATSON (PLAYING LF); Carbo singled;
BRADFORD RAN FOR CARBO; McRae out on a sacrifice bunt (second to
first) [Bradford to second]; SMITH BATTED FOR SPRAGUE; Smith
lined to right; STEWART BATTED FOR CONCEPCION; Stewart singled
[Bradford scored]; Rose singled [Stewart to second]; GLADDING
REPLACED FORSCH (PITCHING); Helms grounded out (shortstop to
first); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 9TH: WOODWARD REPLACED SMITH (PLAYING SS); CARROLL
REPLACED STEWART (PITCHING); BRADFORD STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING
CF); MCRAE CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); Mayberry grounded out
(pitcher to first); Alou struck out; Menke reached on an error
by Woodward [Menke to first]; Howard grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 2.

REDS 10TH: May singled; FOSTER RAN FOR MAY; Perez was called out
on strikes; Bench doubled [Foster to third]; RAY REPLACED
GLADDING (PITCHING); Bradford was walked intentionally; McRae
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Bradford out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros
2.

ASTROS 10TH: CORRALES REPLACED FOSTER (PLAYING C ); BENCH
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); CHILES BATTED FOR RAY; Chiles
grounded out (shortstop to first); Metzger struck out; Morgan
singled; Cedeno struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 2,
Astros 2.

REDS 11TH: CULVER REPLACED CHILES (PITCHING); Woodward singled;
MERRITT BATTED FOR CARROLL; Howard allowed a passed ball
[Woodward to second]; Merritt out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher
to first) [Woodward to third]; Rose was walked intentionally;
Culver threw a wild pitch [Woodward scored (unearned), Rose to
third]; Helms struck out; Corrales grounded out (third to
first); 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 11TH: WILCOX REPLACED MERRITT (PITCHING); Geronimo was
called out on strikes; Mayberry grounded out (second to first);
WYNN BATTED FOR ALOU; Wynn flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Reds             3  13   2   12
 Astros           2   7   0    7


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