Cincinnati Reds 11, Houston Astros 5
Regular Season Game 112
Doubleheader Nightcap
Played on Friday, August 3, 1973 (N) at Riverfront Stadium

HOU N    4  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   5 12  2
CIN N    2  0  2    0  0  0    7  0  x  -  11 16  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Agee rf                       4   1   1   0       1   0       1   0
Metzger ss                    5   0   1   0       0   0       1   2
Cedeno cf                     5   2   3   0       0   0       3   0
Watson lf                     5   1   1   1       0   0       1   0
Rader 3b                      3   1   1   4       0   0       1   1
May 1b                        4   0   0   0       0   0       8   0
Helms 2b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       0   3
Jutze c                       4   0   2   0       0   0       9   0
Forsch p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Griffin p                   1   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
  Crawford p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Upshaw p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Pizarro p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Stewart ph                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Dierker p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   5  12   5       1   0      24   8

FIELDING - 
E: Agee (2), May (6).

BATTING - 
2B: Watson (17,off Nelson); Cedeno (21,off Nelson); Griffin (1,off Nelson).
HR: Rader (19,1st inning off Nelson 2 on 1 out).
SH: Forsch (5,off Nelson).
SF: Rader (4,off Nelson).
HBP: Griffin (1,by Borbon).
GDP: Watson (11,off Carroll).
Team LOB: 8.

Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose lf                       5   2   3   3       0   0       4   0
Morgan 2b                     5   1   2   1       0   1       5   3
Driessen 3b                   5   3   3   2       0   0       0   2
  Geronimo cf                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Perez 1b                      4   0   1   1       1   0      10   0
  Menke 3b                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Bench rf,1b                   5   1   2   0       0   0       6   0
Tolan cf,rf                   5   1   2   1       0   2       1   0
Crosby ss                     5   1   1   1       0   2       0   7
Plummer c                     4   1   1   0       1   1       0   0
Nelson p                      1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Stahl ph                    0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Borbon p                    2   1   1   0       0   1       0   1
  Carroll p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       41  11  16   9       3   8      27  16

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Crosby-Morgan-Bench.

BATTING - 
2B: Bench (12,off Griffin); Rose (22,off Upshaw).
3B: Driessen (1,off Forsch).
HR: Morgan (16,3rd inning off Forsch 0 on 0 out); Driessen (2,3rd inning off
Forsch 0 on 0 out).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Tolan (15,2nd base off Crawford/Jutze).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Forsch                        2     6   4   4   1   3   2  13
Griffin L(0-4)                4.1   5   2   2   1   5   0  19
Crawford                      0     2   2   2   0   0   0   2
Upshaw                        0     2   3   2   1   0   0   3
Pizarro                       0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Dierker                       1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        8    16  11  10   3   8   2  44

Forsch faced 3 batters in the 3rd inning

Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Nelson                        4     7   5   5   1   0   1  20
Borbon W(4-4)                 4     4   0   0   0   0   0  17
Carroll SV(12)                1     1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9    12   5   5   1   0   1  40

HBP: Borbon (1,Griffin).

Umpires: HP - Dick Stello, 1B - Jerry Dale, 2B - Tom Gorman, 3B - Bill Williams
Time of Game: 2:28   Attendance: 52285


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               rf
6. May                 1b        Tolan               cf
7. Helms               2b        Crosby              ss
8. Jutze               c         Plummer             c
9. Forsch              p         Nelson              p

ASTROS 1ST: Agee walked; Metzger flied out to left; Cedeno
singled to left [Agee to third]; Watson doubled to left [Agee
scored, Cedeno to third]; Rader homered [Cedeno scored, Watson
scored]; May popped to second; Helms popped to second; 4 R, 3 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Rose singled to shortstop; Morgan struck out; Driessen
tripled [Rose scored]; Perez singled to right [Driessen scored];
Bench popped to first in foul territory; Tolan flied out to
center; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Reds 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Jutze singled to center; Forsch out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to second) [Jutze to second]; Agee grounded out
(shortstop to first); Metzger popped to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 4, Reds 2.

REDS 2ND: Crosby struck out; Plummer singled to right; Nelson
struck out; Rose flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 4, Reds 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Cedeno doubled to left; Watson grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Cedeno to third]; Rader hit a sacrifice
fly to right [Cedeno scored]; May lined to left; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 5, Reds 2.

REDS 3RD: Morgan homered; Driessen homered; Perez walked;
GRIFFIN REPLACED FORSCH (PITCHING); Bench singled to center
[Perez to third]; Tolan struck out; Crosby was called out on
strikes; Plummer grounded out (third to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 5, Reds 4.

ASTROS 4TH: Helms flied out to left; Jutze grounded out
(shortstop to first); Griffin doubled to left; Agee singled to
left [Griffin to third]; Metzger grounded out (third to first);
0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Reds 4.

REDS 4TH: STAHL BATTED FOR NELSON; Stahl walked; Rose flied out
to left; Morgan singled to left [Stahl to second]; Driessen
forced Morgan (pitcher to shortstop) [Stahl to third]; Perez
flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Reds 4.

ASTROS 5TH: BORBON REPLACED STAHL (PITCHING); Cedeno made an out
to first; Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); Rader flied
out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Reds 4.

REDS 5TH: Bench grounded out (shortstop to first); Tolan struck
out; Crosby grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 5, Reds 4.

ASTROS 6TH: May grounded out (pitcher to second to first); Helms
flied out to left; Jutze grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Reds 4.

REDS 6TH: Plummer struck out; Borbon struck out; Rose singled to
pitcher; Morgan grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 5, Reds 4.

ASTROS 7TH: Griffin was hit by a pitch; On a bunt Agee popped to
first in foul territory; Metzger singled to second [Griffin to
second]; Cedeno flied out to center [Griffin to third]; Watson
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5,
Reds 4.

REDS 7TH: Driessen singled to right; Perez flied out to center;
Bench doubled [Driessen to third]; CRAWFORD REPLACED GRIFFIN
(PITCHING); Tolan singled to right [Driessen scored, Bench
scored (error by Agee) (no RBI)]; Tolan stole second; Crosby
singled to center [Tolan scored]; UPSHAW REPLACED CRAWFORD
(PITCHING); Plummer walked [Crosby to second]; On a bunt Borbon
singled [Crosby to third, Plummer to second]; Rose doubled to
left [Crosby scored, Plummer scored, Borbon scored]; PIZARRO
REPLACED UPSHAW (PITCHING); Morgan grounded out (second to
first) [Rose to third]; Driessen reached on an error by May
[Rose scored (unearned) (no RBI), Driessen to second]; Perez
grounded out (pitcher to first); 7 R (6 ER), 6 H, 2 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 5, Reds 11.

ASTROS 8TH: GERONIMO REPLACED DRIESSEN (PLAYING CF); MENKE
REPLACED PEREZ (PLAYING 3B); BENCH CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING
1B); TOLAN CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); Rader grounded out
(shortstop to first); May grounded out (third to first); Helms
singled to center; Jutze singled to right [Helms to second];
STEWART BATTED FOR PIZARRO; Stewart singled to left [Helms to
third, Jutze to second]; Agee grounded out (third to first); 0
R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 5, Reds 11.

REDS 8TH: DIERKER REPLACED STEWART (PITCHING); Bench grounded
out (shortstop to first); Tolan singled to right; Crosby popped
to third; Plummer popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Reds 11.

ASTROS 9TH: CARROLL REPLACED BORBON (PITCHING); Metzger grounded
out (second to pitcher); Cedeno singled to center; Watson
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Cedeno out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Reds 11.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5  12   2    8
 Reds            11  16   0    9


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