Houston Astros 13, Cincinnati Reds 2
Regular Season Game 74
Played on Monday, June 25, 1973 (N) at Astrodome

CIN N    0  0  0    0  0  0    2  0  0  -   2  7  1
HOU N    1  0  0    0  0  9    0  3  x  -  13 13  1
Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose lf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Morgan 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       4   2
Driessen 3b                   4   0   2   0       0   0       1   2
Perez 1b                      2   0   0   0       2   0       4   1
Stahl rf                      4   1   1   0       0   1       2   0
Tolan cf                      4   1   2   2       0   1       2   0
Concepcion ss                 4   0   1   0       0   0       1   2
Plummer c                     4   0   1   0       0   3       8   0
Billingham p                  2   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Sprague p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Geronimo ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Tomlin p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  King ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   2   7   2       2   5      24   7

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Driessen-Morgan-Perez.
E: Driessen (2).
PB: Plummer (1).

BATTING - 
HR: Tolan (4,7th inning off Forsch 1 on 1 out).
GDP: Rose (9,off Forsch).
Team LOB: 7.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Wynn rf                       2   2   0   0       3   0       2   0
Metzger ss                    4   1   2   1       0   2       2   5
Cedeno cf                     4   4   2   2       1   0       1   0
Watson lf                     4   3   3   4       1   0       3   0
May 1b                        3   0   1   0       0   0       7   1
  Batista pr,1b               2   1   1   1       0   0       2   0
Rader 3b                      5   1   1   3       0   2       1   3
Helms 2b                      5   1   1   2       0   1       2   4
Jutze c                       4   0   1   0       0   1       6   0
Forsch p                      4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Totals                       37  13  13  13       5   7      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Metzger-Helms-May.
E: May (3).

BATTING - 
2B: May (12,off Billingham); Helms (14,off Billingham); Watson (12,off Sprague);
Rader (11,off Tomlin).
HR: Cedeno (13,6th inning off Billingham 0 on 0 out).
HBP: Metzger (2,by Sprague).
GDP: Cedeno (10,off Billingham).
IBB: Wynn (5,by Sprague).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno (27,2nd base off Billingham/Plummer).

PITCHING
Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Billingham L(9-5)             5     9   6   4   1   4   1  25
Sprague                       1     2   4   4   2   2   0   8
Tomlin                        2     2   3   3   2   1   0  10
Totals                        8    13  13   7*  5   7   1  43

* - Team earned runs does not equal the composite totals for all pitchers due to instances in which provisions of Section 10.18 (i) of the Scoring rules were applied.
Billingham faced 5 batters in the 6th inning
HBP: Sprague (2,Metzger).
IBB: Sprague (6,Wynn).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Forsch W(8-7)                 9     7   2   2   2   5   1  36


Umpires: HP - Frank Pulli, 1B - Ken Burkhart, 2B - Lee Weyer, 3B - John Kibler
Time of Game: 2:21   Attendance: 25781


Starting Lineups:

   Cincinnati Reds               Houston Astros           
1. Rose                lf        Wynn                rf
2. Morgan              2b        Metzger             ss
3. Driessen            3b        Cedeno              cf
4. Perez               1b        Watson              lf
5. Stahl               rf        May                 1b
6. Tolan               cf        Rader               3b
7. Concepcion          ss        Helms               2b
8. Plummer             c         Jutze               c
9. Billingham          p         Forsch              p

REDS 1ST: Rose flied out to left; Morgan grounded out (second to
first); Driessen singled to shortstop; Perez walked [Driessen to
second]; Stahl flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds
0, Astros 0.

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

REDS 2ND: Tolan grounded out (first unassisted); Concepcion
grounded out (shortstop to first); Plummer struck out; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Rader was called out on strikes; Helms struck out;
Jutze singled; Forsch forced Jutze (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 1.

REDS 3RD: Billingham reached on an error by May [Billingham to
first]; Rose grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Billingham out at second]; Morgan popped to catcher in
foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Wynn walked; On a bunt Metzger singled [Wynn to
second]; Cedeno grounded into a double play (third to second to
first) [Wynn to third, Metzger out at second]; Watson flied out
to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 1.

REDS 4TH: Driessen grounded out (shortstop to first); Perez
grounded out (shortstop to first); Stahl was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: May grounded out (second to first); Rader popped to
third; Helms popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0,
Astros 1.

REDS 5TH: Tolan singled to right; Concepcion forced Tolan (third
to second); Plummer struck out; Billingham forced Concepcion
(second to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Jutze flied out to right; Forsch singled to third;
Wynn flied out to left; Metzger was called out on strikes; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 1.

REDS 6TH: Rose grounded out (first to pitcher); Morgan popped to
third; Driessen grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Cedeno homered; Watson singled; May doubled to left
[Watson to third]; BATISTA RAN FOR MAY; Rader reached on an
error by Driessen [Watson stayed at third, Batista stayed at
second, Rader to first]; Helms doubled to left [Watson scored,
Batista scored, Rader to third]; SPRAGUE REPLACED BILLINGHAM
(PITCHING); Jutze grounded out (shortstop to first); Forsch
struck out; Wynn was walked intentionally; Metzger was hit by a
pitch [Rader scored (unearned), Helms to third, Wynn to second];
Cedeno walked [Helms scored (unearned), Wynn to third, Metzger
to second]; Watson doubled to left [Wynn scored (unearned, but
earned for the pitcher), Metzger scored (unearned, but earned
for the pitcher), Cedeno scored (unearned, but earned for the
pitcher)]; Batista singled [Watson scored (unearned, but earned
for the pitcher)]; Rader struck out; 9 R (7 ER), 6 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 10.

REDS 7TH: BATISTA STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); Perez flied out
to right; Stahl singled to right; Tolan homered [Stahl scored];
Concepcion grounded out (third to first); Plummer singled to
left; GERONIMO BATTED FOR SPRAGUE; Geronimo forced Plummer
(second to shortstop); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 10.

ASTROS 7TH: TOMLIN REPLACED GERONIMO (PITCHING); Helms popped to
first; Jutze was called out on strikes; Forsch flied out to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 10.

REDS 8TH: Rose flied out to left; Morgan flied out to left;
Driessen singled; Perez walked [Driessen to second]; Stahl flied
out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 10.

ASTROS 8TH: Wynn walked; Plummer allowed a passed ball [Wynn to
second]; Metzger singled [Wynn to third]; Cedeno forced Metzger
(third to second) [Wynn stayed at third]; Watson walked [Cedeno
to second]; Batista popped to catcher in foul territory; Rader
doubled [Wynn scored, Cedeno scored, Watson scored]; Helms lined
to center; 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 13.

REDS 9TH: Tolan struck out; Concepcion singled to left; Plummer
struck out; KING BATTED FOR TOMLIN; King grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 13.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Reds             2   7   1    7
 Astros          13  13   1    6


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