Houston Astros 7, Cincinnati Reds 1
Regular Season Game 33
Played on Saturday, May 12, 1973 (N) at Astrodome

CIN N    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  5  1
HOU N    1  0  0    0  0  4    2  0  x  -   7 10  0
Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose lf                       4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Concepcion ss                 2   0   0   0       2   0       2   7
Bench 1b                      3   1   0   0       1   1      12   0
Tolan cf                      4   0   2   0       0   0       2   0
Menke 3b                      1   0   0   0       3   0       1   2
Plummer c                     4   0   1   1       0   1       3   0
Chaney 2b                     2   0   0   0       0   0       2   3
  Gagliano ph,2b              1   0   0   0       1   1       1   0
Geronimo rf                   2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Scheinblum ph,rf            2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Grimsley p                    2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Carroll p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Morgan ph                   1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Sprague p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       28   1   5   1       7   5      24  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Concepcion-Chaney-Bench.
E: Concepcion (8).

BATTING - 
GDP: Plummer (1,off Reuss); Concepcion (3,off Reuss); Bench (5,off Reuss).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Tolan (7,2nd base off York/Edwards).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Wynn rf                       4   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Metzger ss                    5   2   2   0       0   0       2   4
Cedeno cf                     3   2   2   1       1   0       4   1
Watson lf,1b                  3   2   2   2       1   1       2   0
May 1b                        3   0   1   1       0   0       8   0
  Agee pr,lf                  1   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
Rader 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
Howard c                      2   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
  Edwards ph,c                1   0   0   1       1   0       3   0
Helms 2b                      4   0   2   1       0   0       4   7
Reuss p                       3   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  York p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   7  10   7       4   3      27  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Metzger-Helms-May, Helms-Metzger-May, Rader-Helms-May.

BATTING - 
2B: Helms 2 (3,off Grimsley,off Carroll); Metzger (2,off Grimsley).
3B: Cedeno (2,off Grimsley).
SH: York (1,off Sprague).
GDP: May (5,off Grimsley).
IBB: Cedeno (2,by Grimsley).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno (15,2nd base off Carroll/Plummer).

PITCHING
Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Grimsley L(4-2)               5.1   6   5   3   2   2   0  23
Carroll                       1.2   4   2   2   0   1   0  10
Sprague                       1     0   0   0   2   0   0   5
Totals                        8    10   7   5   4   3   0  38

IBB: Grimsley (2,Cedeno).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reuss W(5-1)                  7.2   4   1   1   6   3   0  29
York SV(5)                    1.1   1   0   0   1   2   0   6
Totals                        9     5   1   1   7   5   0  35


Umpires: HP - Harry Wendelstedt, 1B - Satch Davidson, 2B - Augie Donatelli, 3B - Bob Engel
Time of Game: 2:20   Attendance: 38874


Starting Lineups:

   Cincinnati Reds               Houston Astros           
1. Rose                lf        Wynn                rf
2. Concepcion          ss        Metzger             ss
3. Bench               1b        Cedeno              cf
4. Tolan               cf        Watson              lf
5. Menke               3b        May                 1b
6. Plummer             c         Rader               3b
7. Chaney              2b        Howard              c
8. Geronimo            rf        Helms               2b
9. Grimsley            p         Reuss               p

REDS 1ST: Rose grounded out (second to first); Concepcion flied
out to right; Bench flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Reds 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Wynn popped to first; Metzger singled to right;
Cedeno tripled to right [Metzger scored]; Watson struck out; May
grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0,
Astros 1.

REDS 2ND: Tolan grounded out (shortstop to first); Menke walked;
Plummer grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Menke out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Rader grounded out (shortstop to first); Howard
popped to shortstop; Helms doubled to left; Reuss grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 1.

REDS 3RD: Chaney popped to second; Geronimo struck out; Grimsley
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Wynn grounded out (third to first); Metzger flied
out to center; Cedeno grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 1.

REDS 4TH: Rose singled to center; Concepcion grounded into a
double play (second to shortstop to first) [Rose out at second];
Bench walked; Tolan singled to right [Bench to second]; Menke
walked [Bench to third, Tolan to second]; Plummer singled to
center [Bench scored, Tolan out at home (center to catcher),
Menke to third]; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Watson walked; May grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Watson out at second]; Rader
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 1.

REDS 5TH: Chaney grounded out (second to first); Geronimo popped
to second; Grimsley was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Howard grounded out (shortstop to first); Helms
lined to second; Reuss popped to third in foul territory; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 1.

REDS 6TH: Rose grounded out (shortstop to first); Concepcion
walked; Bench grounded into a double play (third to second to
first) [Concepcion out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds
1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Wynn grounded out (shortstop to first); Metzger
doubled to right; Cedeno was walked intentionally; Watson
singled to left [Metzger scored, Cedeno to second]; May singled
to left [Cedeno scored, Watson to second]; CARROLL REPLACED
GRIMSLEY (PITCHING); AGEE RAN FOR MAY; Rader reached on an error
by Concepcion [Watson to third, Agee to second, Rader to first];
EDWARDS BATTED FOR HOWARD; Edwards forced Rader (second to
shortstop) [Watson scored (unearned), Agee to third]; Helms
doubled to left [Agee scored (unearned), Edwards to third];
Reuss struck out; 4 R (2 ER), 4 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 5.

REDS 7TH: AGEE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); WATSON CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); EDWARDS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C );
Tolan flied out to center; Menke flied out to center; Plummer
was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros
5.

ASTROS 7TH: Wynn grounded out (shortstop to first); Metzger
grounded out (shortstop to first); Cedeno singled to center;
Cedeno stole second; Watson singled to shortstop [Cedeno scored,
Watson to second]; Agee singled to left [Watson scored]; Rader
flied out to left; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 7.

REDS 8TH: GAGLIANO BATTED FOR CHANEY; Gagliano walked;
SCHEINBLUM BATTED FOR GERONIMO; Scheinblum flied out to center;
MORGAN BATTED FOR CARROLL; Morgan singled to right [Gagliano to
second]; Rose grounded out (second to first) [Gagliano to third,
Morgan to second]; Concepcion walked; YORK REPLACED REUSS
(PITCHING); Bench struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Reds 1,
Astros 7.

ASTROS 8TH: SCHEINBLUM STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); GAGLIANO
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); SPRAGUE REPLACED MORGAN (PITCHING);
Edwards walked; Helms flied out to center; York out on a
sacrifice bunt (first unassisted) [Edwards to second]; Wynn
walked; Metzger forced Wynn (second unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 7.

REDS 9TH: Tolan singled to center; Tolan stole second; Menke
walked; Plummer popped to first; Gagliano struck out; Scheinblum
forced Menke (second to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds
1, Astros 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Reds             1   5   1    7
 Astros           7  10   0    7


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