Houston Astros 1, Cincinnati Reds 0 (10 innings)
Regular Season Game 111
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Friday, August 3, 1973 (N) at Riverfront Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0    1  -   1  4  1
CIN N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  -   0  4  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Agee rf                       4   1   0   0       1   0       5   0
Metzger ss                    4   0   2   0       0   0       3   2
Cedeno cf                     2   0   0   1       2   0       1   0
Watson lf                     5   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Rader 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
May 1b                        3   0   1   0       1   1       8   0
Edwards c                     3   0   0   0       1   0      10   0
Helms 2b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       1   2
Wilson p                      4   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
Totals                       33   1   4   1       5   2      30   6

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Metzger-May, Helms-Metzger-May.
E: Rader (17).

BATTING - 
SH: Metzger (10,off Borbon).
SF: Cedeno (2,off Carroll).
IBB: Cedeno (5,by Borbon).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Metzger (9,2nd base off Nolan/Bench); Cedeno (38,2nd base off Nolan/Bench).

Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose lf                       4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Morgan 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   1       6   2
Driessen 3b                   4   0   2   0       0   0       0   2
Perez 1b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       8   0
Bench c                       4   0   1   0       0   1       3   0
Tolan rf                      3   0   0   0       0   2       1   1
Geronimo cf                   4   0   0   0       0   2       7   0
Chaney ss                     3   0   0   0       0   1       3   5
  Kosco ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Nolan p                       1   0   0   0       1   1       0   0
  Borbon p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Stahl ph                    0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Carroll p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       32   0   4   0       2   9      30  11

FIELDING - 
E: Perez (9), Chaney (6).

BATTING - 
HBP: Tolan (3,by Wilson).
GDP: Perez (9,off Wilson).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Driessen (3,2nd base off Wilson/Edwards).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wilson W(7-12)               10     4   0   0   2   9   0  35

HBP: Wilson (7,Tolan).

Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Nolan                         6.1   3   0   0   3   1   0  25
Borbon                        1.2   0   0   0   2   0   0   7
Carroll L(3-6)                2     1   1   0   0   1   0   8
Totals                       10     4   1   0   5   2   0  40

IBB: Borbon (12,Cedeno).

Umpires: HP - Bill Williams, 1B - Dick Stello, 2B - Jerry Dale, 3B - Tom Gorman
Time of Game: 2:10   


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Cincinnati Reds          
1. Agee                rf        Rose                lf
2. Metzger             ss        Morgan              2b
3. Cedeno              cf        Driessen            3b
4. Watson              lf        Perez               1b
5. Rader               3b        Bench               c
6. May                 1b        Tolan               rf
7. Edwards             c         Geronimo            cf
8. Helms               2b        Chaney              ss
9. Wilson              p         Nolan               p

ASTROS 1ST: Agee popped to shortstop; Metzger grounded out
(second to first); Cedeno walked; Watson forced Cedeno
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Rose grounded out (pitcher to first); Morgan flied out
to right; Driessen flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Reds 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Rader popped to first in foul territory; May singled
to right [May out at second (right to shortstop)]; Edwards flied
out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 2ND: Perez popped to first in foul territory; Bench singled
to left; Tolan was hit by a pitch [Bench to second]; Geronimo
struck out; Chaney grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Helms flied out to center; Wilson struck out; Agee
flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 3RD: Nolan walked; Rose lined into a double play (shortstop
to first) [Nolan out at first]; Morgan struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Metzger reached on an error by Perez [Metzger to
first]; Metzger stole second; Cedeno popped to catcher in foul
territory; Watson flied out to center; Rader grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 4TH: Driessen singled to left; Driessen stole second; Perez
struck out; Bench struck out; Tolan struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

ASTROS 5TH: May grounded out (second to first); Edwards popped
to shortstop in foul territory; Helms singled to left; Wilson
flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 5TH: Geronimo popped to first in foul territory; Chaney
struck out; Nolan was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Agee flied out to center; Metzger singled to center;
Cedeno forced Metzger (third to second); Cedeno stole second;
Watson popped to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 6TH: Rose lined to second; Morgan popped to shortstop;
Driessen lined to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds
0.

ASTROS 7TH: Rader flied out to center; May walked; Edwards
walked [May to second]; BORBON REPLACED NOLAN (PITCHING); Helms
forced Edwards (shortstop to second) [May to third]; Wilson
flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 7TH: Perez grounded out (pitcher to first); Bench popped to
catcher in foul territory; Tolan flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

ASTROS 8TH: Agee walked; Metzger out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher unassisted) [Agee to second]; Cedeno was walked
intentionally; Watson forced Cedeno (shortstop to second) [Agee
to third]; Rader popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
0, Reds 0.

REDS 8TH: Geronimo struck out; Chaney popped to third; STAHL
BATTED FOR BORBON; Stahl walked; Rose singled to third [Stahl to
third (error by Rader)]; Morgan flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 1
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

ASTROS 9TH: CARROLL REPLACED STAHL (PITCHING); May struck out;
Edwards grounded out (shortstop to first); Helms grounded out
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 9TH: Driessen singled to right; Perez grounded into a
double play (second to shortstop to first) [Driessen out at
second]; Bench flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Reds 0.

ASTROS 10TH: Wilson popped to first in foul territory; Agee
reached on an error by Chaney [Agee to first]; Metzger singled
to right [Agee to third]; Cedeno hit a sacrifice fly to right
[Agee scored (unearned)]; Watson grounded out (third to first);
1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 0.

REDS 10TH: Tolan struck out; Geronimo lined to first; KOSCO
BATTED FOR CHANEY; Kosco flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 0.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           1   4   1    9
 Reds             0   4   2    5


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