Cincinnati Reds 12, Houston Astros 7 (10 innings)
Regular Season Game 141
Played on Tuesday, September 4, 1973 (N) at Astrodome

CIN N    0  0  1    0  1  3    1  0  1    5  -  12 16  2
HOU N    3  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  3    0  -   7 10  2
Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose lf                       5   1   3   4       1   0       5   0
Morgan 2b                     6   1   2   2       0   1       3   0
Driessen 3b                   5   0   0   0       1   0       2   3
Perez 1b                      5   1   1   1       0   2       5   0
Bench c                       5   2   2   1       0   1       4   1
Griffey rf                    5   3   3   0       0   1       3   0
Geronimo cf                   2   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
  Armbrister ph,cf            1   0   0   1       0   0       3   0
  King ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Foster cf                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Chaney ss                     1   1   1   0       0   0       0   1
  Stahl ph                    0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Menke ss                    2   2   2   1       1   0       2   0
Gullett p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Tolan ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Baney p                     2   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
  Carroll p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gagliano ph                 1   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Borbon p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       42  12  16  11       4   8      30   5

FIELDING - 
E: Bench (6), Chaney (9).
PB: Bench (8).

BATTING - 
3B: Griffey (1,off Griffin).
HR: Perez (23,6th inning off Griffin 0 on 1 out); Bench (24,6th inning off
Griffin 0 on 1 out); Menke (3,9th inning off Crawford 0 on 0 out).
SH: Gullett (5,off Griffin).
SF: Armbrister (1,off Crawford).
GDP: Bench (22,off Griffin); Driessen (7,off Cosgrove).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Morgan (58,2nd base off Crawford/Jutze).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Wynn rf                       4   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Torres ss                     4   0   1   1       0   2       2   4
  Sutherland ph,ss            1   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
Cedeno cf                     5   2   2   2       0   0       4   0
Watson lf                     4   1   3   2       1   0       1   0
  Metzger pr                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Richard p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ray p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Rader 3b                      5   1   1   0       0   0       1   2
May 1b                        4   0   0   0       1   0      10   0
Helms 2b                      5   0   1   1       0   0       2   5
Jutze c                       3   1   0   0       0   1       7   1
  Stewart ph                  0   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Edwards c                   1   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Griffin p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Crawford p                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Cosgrove p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gallagher ph,lf             2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       40   7  10   7       4   4      30  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Rader-Helms-May, Torres-May.
E: Cedeno (7), Jutze (6).

BATTING - 
2B: Torres (1,off Gullett); Sutherland (1,off Baney).
HR: Watson (14,1st inning off Gullett 1 on 2 out); Cedeno (19,9th inning off
Carroll 1 on 2 out).
SH: Griffin (1,off Gullett).
IBB: Wynn (8,by Gullett).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno (46,2nd base off Gullett/Bench).

PITCHING
Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Gullett                       4     5   4   3   3   1   1  21
Baney                         4.2   2   2   2   1   3   0  17
Carroll                       0.1   2   1   1   0   0   1   3
Borbon W(8-4)                 1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                       10    10   7   6   4   4   2  45

IBB: Gullett (8,Wynn).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Griffin                       5.1   7   5   5   2   4   2  24
Crawford                      2.2   4   2   1   1   2   1  13
Cosgrove                      1     0   0   0   0   0   0   2
Richard L(5-2)                0.2   4   5   5   1   2   0   7
Ray                           0.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   2
Totals                       10    16  12  11   4   8   3  48

Crawford faced 3 batters in the 9th inning

Umpires: HP - Satch Davidson, 1B - Harry Wendelstedt, 2B - Augie Donatelli, 3B - Bob Engel
Time of Game: 2:55   Attendance: 3317


Starting Lineups:

   Cincinnati Reds               Houston Astros           
1. Rose                lf        Wynn                rf
2. Morgan              2b        Torres              ss
3. Driessen            3b        Cedeno              cf
4. Perez               1b        Watson              lf
5. Bench               c         Rader               3b
6. Griffey             rf        May                 1b
7. Geronimo            cf        Helms               2b
8. Chaney              ss        Jutze               c
9. Gullett             p         Griffin             p

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

ASTROS 1ST: Wynn popped to second; Torres flied out to center;
Cedeno singled to left; Cedeno stole second [Cedeno to third
(error by Bench)]; Watson homered [Cedeno scored]; Rader singled
to left; May walked [Rader to second]; Helms singled to left
[Rader scored, May to second]; Jutze flied out to left; 3 R, 4
H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 3.

REDS 2ND: Perez grounded out (shortstop to first); Bench
grounded out (third to first); Griffey was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 2ND: Griffin flied out to left; Wynn grounded out
(shortstop to first); Torres struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Reds 0, Astros 3.

REDS 3RD: Geronimo popped to third in foul territory; Chaney
singled; Gullett out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to second)
[Chaney to second]; Rose singled to left [Chaney scored]; Morgan
flied out to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Cedeno popped to third; Watson walked; Rader flied
out to center; May forced Watson (third to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 3.

REDS 4TH: Driessen walked; Perez struck out; Bench grounded into
a double play (third to second to first) [Driessen out at
second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Helms flied out to left; Jutze reached on an error
by Chaney [Jutze to first]; Griffin out on a sacrifice bunt
(catcher to second) [Jutze to second]; Wynn was walked
intentionally; Torres doubled to left [Jutze scored (unearned),
Wynn to third]; Cedeno lined to left; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 2
LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 4.

REDS 5TH: Griffey singled; Geronimo flied out to center; STAHL
BATTED FOR CHANEY; Stahl walked [Griffey to second]; TOLAN
BATTED FOR GULLETT; Tolan struck out; Rose singled to center
[Griffey scored, Stahl to second]; Morgan struck out; 1 R, 2 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 4.

ASTROS 5TH: MENKE REPLACED STAHL (PLAYING SS); BANEY REPLACED
TOLAN (PITCHING); Watson singled to right; Rader flied out to
right; May made an out to shortstop; Helms lined to left; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 4.

REDS 6TH: Driessen grounded out (second to first); Perez
homered; Bench homered; Griffey tripled to right; CRAWFORD
REPLACED GRIFFIN (PITCHING); ARMBRISTER BATTED FOR GERONIMO;
Armbrister hit a sacrifice fly to center [Griffey scored]; Menke
singled to left; Baney struck out; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds
5, Astros 4.

ASTROS 6TH: ARMBRISTER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); Jutze was
called out on strikes; Crawford struck out; Wynn popped to first
in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 5, Astros 4.

REDS 7TH: Rose grounded out (shortstop to first); Morgan
singled; Morgan stole second [Morgan scored (error by Jutze)
(error by Cedeno) (unearned)]; Driessen flied out to center;
Perez grounded out (second to first); 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 2 E, 0
LOB.  Reds 6, Astros 4.

ASTROS 7TH: Torres was called out on strikes; Cedeno flied out
to center; Watson flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Reds 6, Astros 4.

REDS 8TH: Bench struck out; On a bunt Griffey made an out to
catcher; Armbrister grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 6, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: Rader popped to shortstop; May grounded out (third
to first); Helms lined to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 6,
Astros 4.

REDS 9TH: Menke homered; Baney singled to left; Rose walked
[Baney to second]; COSGROVE REPLACED CRAWFORD (PITCHING); Morgan
popped to shortstop; Driessen grounded into a double play
(shortstop to first) [Rose out at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Reds 7, Astros 4.

ASTROS 9TH: STEWART BATTED FOR JUTZE; Stewart walked; GALLAGHER
BATTED FOR COSGROVE; Gallagher grounded out (first unassisted)
[Stewart to second]; Bench allowed a passed ball [Stewart to
third]; Wynn flied out to center; SUTHERLAND BATTED FOR TORRES;
Sutherland doubled to left [Stewart scored]; CARROLL REPLACED
BANEY (PITCHING); Cedeno homered [Sutherland scored]; Watson
singled to center; METZGER RAN FOR WATSON; Rader flied out to
center; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 7, Astros 7.

REDS 10TH: GALLAGHER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); EDWARDS
REPLACED STEWART (PLAYING C ); SUTHERLAND STAYED IN GAME
(PLAYING SS); RICHARD REPLACED METZGER (PITCHING); Perez struck
out; Bench singled to left; Griffey singled [Bench to second];
KING BATTED FOR ARMBRISTER; King was called out on strikes;
Menke walked [Bench to third, Griffey to second]; GAGLIANO
BATTED FOR CARROLL; On a bunt Gagliano singled [Bench scored,
Griffey to third, Menke to second]; Rose singled to center
[Griffey scored, Menke scored, Gagliano to third, Rose to second
(on throw)]; RAY REPLACED RICHARD (PITCHING); Morgan singled to
right [Gagliano scored, Rose scored]; Driessen grounded out
(second to first); 5 R, 5 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 12, Astros 7.

ASTROS 10TH: BORBON REPLACED GAGLIANO (PITCHING); FOSTER
REPLACED KING (PLAYING CF); May grounded out (third to first);
Helms flied out to center; Edwards singled to right; Gallagher
flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 12, Astros 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Reds            12  16   2    6
 Astros           7  10   2    8


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