Cincinnati Reds 3, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 99
Played on Tuesday, August 1, 1972 (N) at Astrodome

CIN N    1  0  0    0  2  0    0  0  0  -   3  5  0
HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  7  0
Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose lf                       2   2   1   0       2   0       4   0
Morgan 2b                     3   1   1   2       1   0       1   5
Tolan cf                      4   0   2   0       0   0       2   0
Bench c                       4   0   1   1       0   1       2   0
Perez 1b                      4   0   0   0       0   1      13   0
Geronimo rf                   3   0   0   0       1   2       3   0
Menke 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       1   3
Chaney ss                     3   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
Simpson p                     3   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
Totals                       30   3   5   3       4   7      27  11

BATTING - 
2B: Bench (15,off Forsch).
HR: Morgan (13,5th inning off Culver 1 on 1 out).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Tolan 2 (13,2nd base by Culver/Edwards 2).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    4   0   1   0       0   0       4   1
Cedeno cf                     4   0   2   0       0   0       5   0
Wynn rf                       4   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
May 1b                        4   0   0   0       0   1       4   1
Watson lf                     4   0   2   0       0   0       2   0
Edwards c                     4   0   0   0       0   0       7   2
Rader 3b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
Helms 2b                      3   0   0   0       0   0       4   1
Forsch p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Culver p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Stewart ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Griffin p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Stinson ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  York p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   1   7   1       0   2      27   6

BATTING - 
HR: Wynn (18,4th inning off Simpson 0 on 0 out).
Team LOB: 6.

PITCHING
Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Simpson W(7-4)                9     7   1   1   0   2   1  34


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Forsch                        0.2   1   1   1   3   1   0   6
Culver L(3-2)                 4.1   4   2   2   1   2   1  16
Griffin                       2     0   0   0   0   2   0   6
York                          2     0   0   0   0   2   0   6
Totals                        9     5   3   3   4   7   1  34


Umpires: HP - Bob Engel, 1B - John McSherry, 2B - Ken Burkhart, 3B - Lee Weyer
Time of Game: 2:07   Attendance: 31405


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. Geronimo            rf        Edwards             c
7. Menke               3b        Rader               3b
8. Chaney              ss        Helms               2b
9. Simpson             p         Forsch              p

REDS 1ST: Rose walked; Morgan walked [Rose to second]; Tolan
popped to shortstop; Bench doubled to left [Rose scored, Morgan
to third]; Perez struck out; Geronimo walked; CULVER REPLACED
FORSCH (PITCHING); Menke forced Geronimo (third to second); 1 R,
1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger grounded out (second to first); Cedeno
grounded out (second to first); Wynn flied out to left; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 0.

REDS 2ND: Chaney flied out to center; Simpson struck out; Rose
singled to center; Morgan lined to first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Reds 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: May grounded out (third to first); Watson singled to
center; Edwards popped to second; Rader flied out to left; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 0.

REDS 3RD: Tolan singled to right; Bench flied out to center;
Perez flied out to center; Tolan was caught stealing second
(catcher to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Helms grounded out (shortstop to first); Culver
struck out; Metzger singled to center; Cedeno flied out to
right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 0.

REDS 4TH: Geronimo grounded out (first to pitcher); Menke flied
out to center; Chaney was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Wynn homered; May flied out to left; Watson singled
to left; Edwards flied out to center; Rader singled to left
[Watson to second]; Helms flied out to center; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 1.

REDS 5TH: Simpson grounded out (shortstop to first); Rose
walked; Morgan homered [Rose scored]; Tolan singled to center;
Bench flied out to left; Tolan was caught stealing second
(catcher to second); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: STEWART BATTED FOR CULVER; Stewart grounded out
(second to first); Metzger grounded out (second to first);
Cedeno singled to left; Wynn lined to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 1.

REDS 6TH: GRIFFIN REPLACED STEWART (PITCHING); Perez grounded
out (second to first); Geronimo struck out; Menke flied out to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: May grounded out (third to first); Watson flied out
to right; Edwards grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 1.

REDS 7TH: Chaney flied out to left; Simpson struck out; Rose
popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Rader grounded out (third to first); Helms popped to
third; STINSON BATTED FOR GRIFFIN; Stinson flied out to right; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 1.

REDS 8TH: YORK REPLACED STINSON (PITCHING); Morgan popped to
second; Tolan grounded out (first unassisted); Bench struck out;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Metzger grounded out (shortstop to first); Cedeno
singled to left; Wynn grounded out (second to first) [Cedeno to
second]; May struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 1.

REDS 9TH: Perez lined to shortstop; Geronimo struck out; Menke
popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 9TH: Watson flied out to left; Edwards grounded out
(first unassisted); Rader grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Reds             3   5   0    4
 Astros           1   7   0    6


Data courtesy of Retrosheet