Cincinnati Reds 5, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 75
Played on Tuesday, June 26, 1973 (N) at Astrodome

CIN N    0  0  2    0  0  0    0  3  0  -   5  7  1
HOU N    0  1  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  8  2
Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose lf                       5   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Morgan 2b                     5   0   1   2       0   0       4   4
Driessen 3b,1b                5   0   0   0       0   0       3   5
Perez 1b                      4   0   0   0       0   2       8   0
  Menke 3b                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Tolan cf,rf                   1   1   0   0       3   0       2   0
Stahl rf                      3   1   2   0       1   0       1   1
  Geronimo cf                 0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Concepcion ss                 4   1   1   2       0   0       2   4
Plummer c                     2   1   2   1       2   0       5   1
Grimsley p                    1   1   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Carroll p                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   5   7   5       6   2      27  17

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Morgan-Concepcion-Perez, Stahl-Plummer.
E: Tolan (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Morgan (15,off Wilson); Stahl (1,off Wilson); Concepcion (9,off Wilson).
SH: Grimsley (4,off Wilson); Carroll (4,off Wilson).
GDP: Driessen (2,off York).
IBB: Stahl (2,by Wilson).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Tolan (11,2nd base off Wilson/Jutze).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Wynn rf                       4   0   1   0       1   0       4   0
Metzger ss                    5   0   1   0       0   0       0   3
Cedeno cf                     4   0   2   0       1   0       4   1
Watson lf,1b                  4   0   0   0       1   1       2   0
May 1b                        2   0   1   0       2   1       5   1
  Agee pr,lf                  1   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Rader 3b                      4   1   0   0       0   1       2   1
Helms 2b                      3   0   2   1       1   0       4   2
Jutze c                       2   0   1   0       1   0       3   0
Wilson p                      1   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Ray p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Stewart ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  York p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   1   8   1       7   4      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Metzger-Helms-Watson.
E: Wynn (3), Wilson (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Helms 2 (16,off Grimsley 2).
SH: Wilson 2 (5,off Grimsley,off Carroll).
HBP: Jutze (1,by Carroll).
GDP: Cedeno (11,off Grimsley).
IBB: Jutze (2,by Grimsley); May (2,by Grimsley).
Team LOB: 13.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Wynn (7,3rd base off Grimsley/Plummer); Metzger (6,2nd base off Grimsley/Plummer).
CS: Cedeno (5,2nd base by Carroll/Plummer).

PITCHING
Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Grimsley W(7-5)               5     5   1   0   6   2   0  25
Carroll SV(4)                 4     3   0   0   1   2   0  16
Totals                        9     8   1   0   7   4   0  41

Grimsley faced 1 batter in the 6th inning
HBP: Carroll (3,Jutze).
IBB: Grimsley 2 (5,Jutze,May).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wilson L(5-8)                 7.2   6   5   4   6   2   0  35
Ray                           0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
York                          1     1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     7   5   4   6   2   0  39

IBB: Wilson (2,Stahl).

Umpires: HP - Ken Burkhart, 1B - Lee Weyer, 2B - John Kibler, 3B - Frank Pulli
Ejections: HOU Manager Leo Durocher by John Kibler [Call at 2B]
Time of Game: 2:36   Attendance: 26064


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. Tolan               cf        May                 1b
6. Stahl               rf        Rader               3b
7. Concepcion          ss        Helms               2b
8. Plummer             c         Jutze               c
9. Grimsley            p         Wilson              p

REDS 1ST: Rose grounded out (first unassisted); Morgan popped to
catcher in foul territory; Driessen flied out to center; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Wynn walked; Metzger forced Wynn (shortstop to
second); Cedeno grounded into a double play (second to shortstop
to first) [Metzger out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds
0, Astros 0.

REDS 2ND: Perez lined to right; Tolan walked; Stahl flied out to
right; Concepcion flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Reds 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson grounded out (pitcher to first); May struck
out; Rader reached on an error by Tolan [Rader to first]; Helms
doubled to left [Rader scored (unearned)]; Jutze was walked
intentionally; Wilson flied out to center; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E,
2 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 1.

REDS 3RD: Plummer walked; Grimsley reached on an error by Wilson
on a sacrifice bunt [Plummer to second, Grimsley to first]; Rose
popped to second; Morgan doubled to right [Plummer scored,
Grimsley scored (unearned), Morgan to third (error by Wynn)];
Driessen flied out to left; Perez struck out; 2 R (1 ER), 1 H, 2
E, 1 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Wynn singled to center; Metzger singled to right
[Wynn to second]; Wynn stole third and Metzger stole second;
Cedeno popped to second; Watson struck out; May was walked
intentionally; Rader flied out to left; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. 
Reds 2, Astros 1.

REDS 4TH: Tolan flied out to right; Stahl doubled to right;
Concepcion grounded out (third to first); Plummer walked;
Grimsley flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 2,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Helms walked; Jutze singled [Helms to second];
Wilson out on a sacrifice bunt (third to second) [Helms to
third, Jutze to second]; Wynn hit into a double play (right to
catcher) [Helms out at home]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 2,
Astros 1.

REDS 5TH: Rose grounded out (first unassisted); Morgan grounded
out (first to pitcher); Driessen grounded out (second to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Metzger grounded out (shortstop to first); Cedeno
walked; Watson grounded out (pitcher to first) [Cedeno to
second]; May walked; Rader grounded out (second to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 1.

REDS 6TH: Perez popped to second; Tolan walked; Stahl singled to
center [Tolan out at third (center to third), Stahl to second
(on throw)]; Concepcion grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Helms doubled; CARROLL REPLACED GRIMSLEY (PITCHING);
Jutze was hit by a pitch; Wilson out on a sacrifice bunt (third
to second) [Helms to third, Jutze to second]; Wynn grounded out
(third to first); Metzger grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 1.

REDS 7TH: Plummer singled to left; Carroll out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to second) [Plummer to second]; Rose reached on a
fielder's choice [Plummer out at third (shortstop to third)];
Morgan flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros
1.

ASTROS 7TH: On a bunt Cedeno singled; Cedeno was caught stealing
second (catcher to shortstop); Watson grounded out (third to
first); May singled to third; AGEE RAN FOR MAY; Rader struck
out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 1.

REDS 8TH: AGEE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); WATSON CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); Driessen flied out to center; Perez
struck out; Tolan walked; Tolan stole second; Don Wilson
picked off Bobby Tolan at 1B but Tolan ran for 2B; Bob Watson's
relay beat Tolan, who ducked under SS ROger Metzger; Metzger
tumbled over Tolan for what appeared to be the third out; 2B
umpire John Kibler ruled that Metzger did not tag Tolan, who
stood up and stood on the bag; Astros Manager Leo Durocher ran
onto the field yelling at Kibler; Durocher kicked Tolan's helmet
and was ejected by Kibler; Durocher then kicked the helmet
again, this time into Kibler's shins; Tolan called it his most
embarrasing stolen base; Stahl was walked intentionally;
Concepcion doubled to left [Tolan scored, Stahl scored]; Plummer
singled [Concepcion scored, Plummer to second (on throw)]; RAY
REPLACED WILSON (PITCHING); Carroll flied out to left; 3 R, 2 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 5, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: MENKE REPLACED PEREZ (PLAYING 3B); DRIESSEN CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); GERONIMO REPLACED STAHL (PLAYING CF);
TOLAN CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); Helms flied to right in
foul territory; Jutze grounded out (second to first); STEWART
BATTED FOR RAY; Stewart struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds
5, Astros 1.

REDS 9TH: YORK REPLACED STEWART (PITCHING); Rose singled; Morgan
flied out to left; Driessen grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Rose out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Reds 5, Astros 1.

ASTROS 9TH: Wynn grounded out (shortstop to first); Metzger
grounded out (second to first); Cedeno singled; Watson walked
[Cedeno to second]; Agee flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Reds 5, Astros 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Reds             5   7   1    7
 Astros           1   8   2   13


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