Houston Astros 5, Cincinnati Reds 4
Regular Season Game 115
Played on Monday, August 6, 1973 (N) at Riverfront Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  1    0  3  0  -   5  8  0
CIN N    0  0  0    2  0  0    0  1  1  -   4  9  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Wynn rf                       3   3   2   1       1   0       5   0
Metzger ss                    4   1   2   1       0   0       0   0
Cedeno cf                     4   0   3   1       0   0       2   0
Watson lf                     4   0   0   1       0   0       1   1
  Agee lf                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Rader 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
May 1b                        4   0   0   0       0   0       9   0
Edwards c                     4   0   0   0       0   0       9   0
Helms 2b                      3   1   1   0       1   0       1   5
Reuss p                       3   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Totals                       33   5   8   4       2   1      27   9

BATTING - 
SH: Reuss (4,off Billingham).
GDP: Watson (12,off Billingham).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Wynn 2 (12,2nd base off Billingham/Plummer 2).

Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose lf                       5   1   1   0       0   1       1   0
Morgan 2b                     4   0   1   1       1   0       2   7
Driessen 3b                   5   1   2   0       0   0       1   6
Perez 1b                      4   2   2   0       0   0      19   1
Bench rf                      1   0   1   1       2   0       1   0
Kosco cf                      3   0   2   2       1   0       1   0
Plummer c                     4   0   0   0       0   1       2   1
Chaney ss                     3   0   0   0       0   2       0   5
  Gagliano ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Billingham p                  3   0   0   0       0   2       0   3
  Menke ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       34   4   9   4       4   8      27  23

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Chaney-Morgan-Perez, Perez-Plummer-Driessen.
E: Driessen (7).

BATTING - 
2B: Driessen (9,off Reuss); Kosco (4,off Reuss); Rose (23,off Reuss).
SF: Bench (9,off Reuss).
IBB: Bench (11,by Reuss).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Morgan 2 (43,2nd base off Reuss/Edwards 2).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reuss W(12-8)                 9     9   4   4   4   8   0  39

IBB: Reuss (4,Bench).

Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Billingham L(15-8)            9     8   5   4   2   1   0  36


Umpires: HP - Bill Williams, 1B - Dick Stello, 2B - Jerry Dale, 3B - Tom Gorman
Time of Game: 2:30   Attendance: 29069


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Cincinnati Reds          
1. Wynn                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        Kosco               cf
7. Edwards             c         Plummer             c
8. Helms               2b        Chaney              ss
9. Reuss               p         Billingham          p

ASTROS 1ST: Wynn grounded out (third to first); Metzger grounded
out (pitcher to first); Cedeno lined to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

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

ASTROS 2ND: Watson grounded out (third to first); Rader grounded
out (pitcher to first); May grounded out (third to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 2ND: Perez flied out to right; Bench walked; Kosco popped
to first; Plummer grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Edwards flied out to center; Helms grounded out
(shortstop to first); Reuss grounded out (third to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 3RD: Chaney struck out; Billingham grounded out (pitcher to
second to first); Rose grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Wynn walked; Metzger reached on an error by Driessen
[Wynn to second, Metzger to first]; Cedeno singled to pitcher
[Wynn to third, Metzger to second]; Watson grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Wynn scored
(unearned) (no RBI), Metzger to third, Cedeno out at second];
Rader grounded out (second to first); 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 0.

REDS 4TH: Morgan grounded out (second to first); Driessen
doubled to left; Perez singled to left [Driessen to third];
Bench hit a sacrifice fly to center [Driessen scored, Perez to
second]; Kosco doubled [Perez scored]; Plummer flied out to
right; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 2.

ASTROS 5TH: May grounded out (second to first); Edwards grounded
out (second to first); Helms grounded out (shortstop to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 2.

REDS 5TH: Chaney grounded out (second to first); Billingham
struck out; Rose struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Reds 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Reuss struck out; Wynn singled to left; Wynn stole
second; Metzger singled [Wynn scored]; Cedeno singled to right
[Metzger to third]; Watson hit into a double play (first to
catcher to third) [Metzger out at home]; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 2, Reds 2.

REDS 6TH: Morgan walked; Morgan stole second; Driessen singled
to left [Morgan out at home (left to catcher), Driessen to
second (on throw)]; Perez popped to first in foul territory;
Bench was walked intentionally; Kosco walked [Driessen to third,
Bench to second]; Plummer struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. 
Astros 2, Reds 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Rader grounded out (shortstop to first); May
grounded out (third to first); Edwards grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 2.

REDS 7TH: Chaney struck out; Billingham struck out; Rose flied
out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Helms singled to left; Reuss out on a sacrifice bunt
(third to second) [Helms to second]; Wynn singled to left [Helms
scored]; Wynn stole second; Metzger singled to left [Wynn to
third]; Cedeno singled to right [Wynn scored, Metzger to third];
Watson grounded out (shortstop to second to first) [Metzger
scored, Cedeno to second]; Rader flied out to left; 3 R, 4 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Reds 2.

REDS 8TH: AGEE REPLACED WATSON (PLAYING LF); Morgan popped to
second in foul territory; Driessen flied out to right; Perez
singled to center; Bench singled to center [Perez to second];
Kosco singled to left [Perez scored, Bench to second]; Plummer
grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5,
Reds 3.

ASTROS 9TH: May grounded out (pitcher to first); Edwards popped
to catcher in foul territory; Helms walked; Reuss grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Reds 3.

REDS 9TH: GAGLIANO BATTED FOR CHANEY; Gagliano struck out; MENKE
BATTED FOR BILLINGHAM; Menke struck out; Rose doubled; Morgan
singled to left [Rose scored]; Morgan stole second; Driessen
flied out to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Reds 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5   8   0    4
 Reds             4   9   1    8


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