Cincinnati Reds 10, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 42
Played on Thursday, June 1, 1972 (N) at Astrodome

CIN N    0  0  0    0  2  4    1  0  3  -  10 11  0
HOU N    1  1  1    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   3  7  2
Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose lf                       5   1   1   1       0   1       1   0
Morgan 2b                     3   1   0   1       1   0       3   0
Tolan cf                      5   1   2   1       0   2       1   0
  Geronimo cf                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Bench c                       3   1   2   1       2   0       8   1
Perez 1b                      4   2   3   2       1   1       9   1
Foster rf                     5   0   0   0       0   3       1   0
Menke 3b                      5   1   1   0       0   2       0   2
Concepcion ss                 3   2   1   0       1   1       3   6
McGlothlin p                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Javier ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sprague p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  McRae ph                    1   1   1   4       0   0       0   0
  Borbon p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Totals                       37  10  11  10       5  11      27  12

BATTING - 
2B: Concepcion (4,off Reuss); Rose (8,off Reuss); Tolan (10,off Ray).
HR: McRae (1,6th inning off Reuss 3 on 2 out); Bench (10,7th inning off Gibbon
0 on 2 out); Perez (7,9th inning off Ray 1 on 1 out).
SF: Morgan (1,off Reuss).
Team LOB: 6.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    5   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
Cedeno cf                     3   2   2   1       2   0       1   0
Wynn rf                       4   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
  Alou rf                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
May 1b                        2   0   1   0       2   0       9   0
Watson lf                     4   0   0   0       0   3       2   0
Rader 3b                      4   1   2   2       0   0       0   2
Howard c                      4   0   1   0       0   0      12   1
Fenwick 2b                    3   0   0   0       1   0       0   4
Reuss p                       1   0   0   0       1   1       0   0
  Griffin p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Miller ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Gibbon p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ray p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Stewart ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       33   3   7   3       6   7      27   9

FIELDING - 
E: Metzger (9), Reuss (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Wynn (9,off Borbon).
HR: Cedeno (2,1st inning off McGlothlin 0 on 1 out); Rader (7,2nd inning off
McGlothlin 0 on 0 out).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: May (1,2nd base off Sprague/Bench).
CS: Fenwick (1,2nd base by McGlothlin/Bench).

PITCHING
Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
McGlothlin                    4     4   3   3   4   4   2  19
Sprague W(1-0)                1     0   0   0   1   0   0   4
Borbon SV(3)                  4     3   0   0   1   3   0  16
Totals                        9     7   3   3   6   7   2  39

WP: Sprague (1).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reuss L(3-4)                  5.2   7   6   5   3   8   1  27
Griffin                       0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Gibbon                        0.2   1   1   1   1   0   1   4
Ray                           2.1   3   3   3   1   3   1  11
Totals                        9    11  10   9   5  11   3  43


Umpires: HP - Lee Weyer, 1B - Andy Olsen, 2B - Dick Stello, 3B - Ken Burkhart
Time of Game: 2:36   Attendance: 14466


Starting Lineups:

   Cincinnati Reds               Houston Astros           
1. Rose                lf        Metzger             ss
2. Morgan              2b        Cedeno              cf
3. Tolan               cf        Wynn                rf
4. Bench               c         May                 1b
5. Perez               1b        Watson              lf
6. Foster              rf        Rader               3b
7. Menke               3b        Howard              c
8. Concepcion          ss        Fenwick             2b
9. McGlothlin          p         Reuss               p

REDS 1ST: Rose grounded out (second to first); Morgan grounded
out (second to first); On a bunt Tolan singled to pitcher [Tolan
to second (error by Reuss)]; Bench walked; Perez struck out; 0
R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger grounded out (shortstop to first); Cedeno
homered; Wynn grounded out (shortstop to first); May walked;
Watson struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 1.

REDS 2ND: Foster struck out; Menke lined to right; Concepcion
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Rader homered; Howard grounded out (third to first);
Fenwick walked; Fenwick was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); Reuss walked; Metzger forced Reuss (shortstop
unassisted); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 2.

REDS 3RD: McGlothlin struck out; Rose flied out to right; Morgan
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Cedeno walked; Wynn flied out to center; May singled
to left [Cedeno to second]; Watson struck out; Rader singled to
center [Cedeno scored, May to second]; Howard forced Rader
(shortstop to second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 3.

REDS 4TH: Tolan struck out; Bench walked; Perez singled to
second [Bench to second]; Foster struck out; Menke struck out; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Fenwick flied out to right; Reuss was called out on
strikes; Metzger struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0,
Astros 3.

REDS 5TH: Concepcion doubled to left; JAVIER BATTED FOR
MCGLOTHLIN; Javier grounded out (shortstop to first) [Concepcion
to third]; Rose doubled to right [Concepcion scored, Rose to
third (error by Metzger)]; Morgan hit a sacrifice fly to center
[Rose scored (unearned)]; Tolan struck out; 2 R (1 ER), 2 H, 1
E, 0 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: SPRAGUE REPLACED JAVIER (PITCHING); Cedeno grounded
out (first to pitcher); Wynn lined to shortstop; May walked; May
stole second; Sprague threw a wild pitch [May to third]; Watson
grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 2,
Astros 3.

REDS 6TH: Bench singled to center; Perez singled to right [Bench
to second]; Foster grounded out (second to first) [Bench to
third, Perez to second]; Menke reached on a fielder's choice
[Bench out at home (third to catcher), Perez to third];
Concepcion walked [Menke to second]; MCRAE BATTED FOR SPRAGUE;
McRae homered [Perez scored, Menke scored, Concepcion scored];
GRIFFIN REPLACED REUSS (PITCHING); Rose flied out to left; 4 R,
3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 6, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: BORBON REPLACED MCRAE (PITCHING); Rader grounded out
(third to first); Howard singled to right; Fenwick forced Howard
(shortstop to second); MILLER BATTED FOR GRIFFIN; Miller was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 6, Astros 3.

REDS 7TH: GIBBON REPLACED MILLER (PITCHING); Morgan flied out to
left; Tolan lined to right; Bench homered; Perez walked; RAY
REPLACED GIBBON (PITCHING); Foster was called out on strikes; 1
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 7, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Metzger flied out to left; Cedeno singled to left;
Wynn doubled to right [Cedeno to third]; May popped to catcher
in foul territory; Watson was called out on strikes; 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Reds 7, Astros 3.

REDS 8TH: ALOU REPLACED WYNN (PLAYING RF); Menke singled to
left; Concepcion grounded out (catcher to first) [Menke to
second]; Borbon grounded out (third to first); Rose was called
out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 7, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Rader grounded out (shortstop to first); Howard
popped to second; Fenwick grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 7, Astros 3.

REDS 9TH: Morgan walked; Tolan doubled to right [Morgan scored];
Bench grounded out (shortstop to first); Perez homered [Tolan
scored]; Foster popped to first; Menke struck out; 3 R, 2 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Reds 10, Astros 3.

ASTROS 9TH: GERONIMO REPLACED TOLAN (PLAYING CF); STEWART BATTED
FOR RAY; Stewart was called out on strikes; Metzger grounded out
(pitcher to first); Cedeno walked; ball four almost hit Cesar
Cedeno, charged mound with his bat; Alou grounded out
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 10, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Reds            10  11   0    6
 Astros           3   7   2    9


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