Cincinnati Reds 10, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 146
Played on Sunday, September 24, 1972 (D) at Astrodome

CIN N    0  1  0    0  1  2    4  2  0  -  10 15  2
HOU N    0  0  1    0  0  0    1  0  0  -   2  6  0
Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose lf                       5   1   3   3       1   1       3   0
Javier 2b                     4   0   1   0       0   2       1   0
  Borbon p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Geronimo ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Carroll p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Hague 1b                      6   1   4   1       0   1      10   0
Bench c                       3   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
  Ruberto c                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Plummer pr,c                1   2   0   0       0   0       2   0
McRae 3b                      5   2   3   2       0   0       0   4
  Menke 3b                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Uhlaender cf                  2   2   1   1       3   0       4   0
Foster rf                     5   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
Concepcion ss                 5   2   2   2       0   0       2   3
Billingham p                  2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Morgan ph,2b                1   0   1   1       2   0       2   3
Totals                       41  10  15  10       6   8      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Concepcion-Hague, Concepcion-Morgan-Hague, McRae-Morgan-Hague.
E: Concepcion 2 (19).

BATTING - 
2B: Hague (12,off Forsch); Uhlaender (3,off Forsch); McRae (4,off Forsch).
HR: McRae (5,8th inning off Cosgrove 1 on 1 out).
HBP: Ruberto (1,by Culver).
GDP: Bench (17,off Forsch).
Team LOB: 11.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    4   0   1   1       0   0       1   2
Wynn rf                       4   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Cedeno cf                     4   0   1   0       0   0       4   0
May 1b                        4   0   0   0       0   2       7   1
Watson lf                     2   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Stewart ph                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Edwards c                     4   0   2   0       0   0       8   1
  Johnson pr                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Rader 3b                      2   1   1   1       1   0       2   2
Helms 2b                      3   0   0   0       0   0       1   3
Forsch p                      1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Miller ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ray p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Culver p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cosgrove p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Chiles ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  York p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   2   6   2       1   5      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Metzger-Helms-May.

BATTING - 
SF: Rader (9,off Borbon).
HBP: Watson (8,by Borbon).
GDP: Miller (4,off Billingham); May (13,off Borbon); Helms (8,off Borbon).
Team LOB: 5.

PITCHING
Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Billingham W(11-12)           5     1   1   0   1   2   0  18
Borbon                        3     3   1   1   0   2   0  11
Carroll SV(34)                1     2   0   0   0   1   0   5
Totals                        9     6   2   1   1   5   0  34

HBP: Borbon (3,Watson).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Forsch L(5-7)                 5     6   2   2   2   5   0  22
Ray                           0.2   2   2   2   2   0   0   6
Culver                        1     2   4   4   1   2   0   7
Cosgrove                      1.1   4   2   2   0   0   1   8
York                          1     1   0   0   1   1   0   5
Totals                        9    15  10  10   6   8   1  48

HBP: Culver (5,Ruberto).

Umpires: HP - Nick Colosi, 1B - Ed Sudol, 2B - Bill Williams, 3B - Bob Engel
Time of Game: 2:31   Attendance: 12709


Starting Lineups:

   Cincinnati Reds               Houston Astros           
1. Rose                lf        Metzger             ss
2. Javier              2b        Wynn                rf
3. Hague               1b        Cedeno              cf
4. Bench               c         May                 1b
5. McRae               3b        Watson              lf
6. Uhlaender           cf        Edwards             c
7. Foster              rf        Rader               3b
8. Concepcion          ss        Helms               2b
9. Billingham          p         Forsch              p

REDS 1ST: Rose struck out; Javier flied out to right; Hague
doubled to right; Bench grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

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

REDS 2ND: McRae singled to center; Uhlaender doubled [McRae
scored]; Foster struck out; Concepcion lined to center;
Billingham grounded out (first to pitcher); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 0.

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

REDS 3RD: Rose grounded out (second to first); Javier struck
out; Hague struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Rader singled to center; Helms reached on an error
by Concepcion [Rader to third, Helms to first]; On a bunt Forsch
struck out; Metzger grounded out (third to first) [Rader scored
(unearned), Helms to second]; Wynn flied out to left; 1 R (0
ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 1.

REDS 4TH: Bench was called out on strikes; McRae doubled to
left; Uhlaender walked; Foster flied out to right; Concepcion
forced McRae (catcher to third); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 1,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Cedeno grounded out (shortstop to first); May was
called out on strikes; Watson flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 1.

REDS 5TH: Billingham grounded out (shortstop to first); Rose
walked; Javier singled to left [Rose to second]; Hague singled
to center [Rose scored, Javier to second]; Bench grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Hague out at
second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Edwards grounded out (first unassisted); Rader
walked; Helms reached on an error by Concepcion [Rader to
second, Helms to first]; MILLER BATTED FOR FORSCH; Miller
grounded into a double play (shortstop to first) [Helms out at
second]; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 1.

REDS 6TH: RAY REPLACED MILLER (PITCHING); McRae flied out to
right; Uhlaender walked; Foster grounded out (first unassisted)
[Uhlaender stayed at first]; Concepcion singled to right
[Uhlaender to second]; MORGAN BATTED FOR BILLINGHAM; Morgan
walked [Uhlaender to third, Concepcion to second]; Rose singled
to left [Uhlaender scored, Concepcion scored, Morgan to third,
Rose to second (on throw)]; CULVER REPLACED RAY (PITCHING);
Javier struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: BORBON REPLACED JAVIER (PITCHING); MORGAN STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING 2B); RUBERTO REPLACED BENCH (PLAYING C ); Metzger
singled to center; Wynn struck out; Cedeno singled to left
[Metzger to second]; May grounded into a double play (shortstop
to second to first) [Cedeno out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 1.

REDS 7TH: Hague singled to center; Ruberto was hit by a pitch
[Hague to second]; PLUMMER RAN FOR RUBERTO; McRae lined to
center; Uhlaender walked [Hague to third, Plummer to second];
Foster struck out; Concepcion singled to center [Hague scored,
Plummer scored, Uhlaender to third]; COSGROVE REPLACED CULVER
(PITCHING); Morgan singled to second [Uhlaender scored,
Concepcion to second]; Rose singled to left [Concepcion scored,
Morgan to third]; Borbon grounded out (third to first); 4 R, 4
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 8, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: PLUMMER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); Watson was hit
by a pitch; Edwards singled to left [Watson to third]; Rader hit
a sacrifice fly to center [Watson scored]; Helms grounded into a
double play (third to second to first) [Edwards out at second];
1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 8, Astros 2.

REDS 8TH: Hague singled to right; Plummer forced Hague (second
to shortstop); McRae homered [Plummer scored]; Uhlaender flied
out to center; Foster popped to third in foul territory; 2 R, 2
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 10, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: MENKE REPLACED MCRAE (PLAYING 3B); CHILES BATTED FOR
COSGROVE; Chiles was called out on strikes; Metzger popped to
shortstop; Wynn flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds
10, Astros 2.

REDS 9TH: YORK REPLACED CHILES (PITCHING); Concepcion flied out
to center; Morgan walked; Rose singled to left [Morgan to
second]; GERONIMO BATTED FOR BORBON; Geronimo struck out; Hague
lined to first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 10, Astros 2.

ASTROS 9TH: CARROLL REPLACED GERONIMO (PITCHING); Cedeno
grounded out (second to first); May was called out on strikes;
STEWART BATTED FOR WATSON; Stewart singled to third; Edwards
singled to first [Stewart to second]; JOHNSON RAN FOR EDWARDS;
Rader grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Reds 10, Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Reds            10  15   2   11
 Astros           2   6   0    5


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