Cincinnati Reds 9, Houston Astros 3 (11 innings)
Regular Season Game 142
Played on Wednesday, September 5, 1973 (N) at Astrodome

CIN N    0  2  0    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  6  -   9 11  1
HOU N    0  0  1    0  0  0    1  1  0    0  0  -   3  6  1
Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose lf                       5   1   1   1       1   0       3   0
Morgan 2b                     6   0   1   2       0   0       2   1
Perez 1b                      4   0   0   0       1   1      10   3
  Stahl pr                    1   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Foster rf                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Bench c                       5   1   2   0       0   0       6   0
  Plummer c                   0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Kosco rf                      2   1   1   0       1   0       3   0
  Geronimo cf                 1   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Armbrister cf,rf              4   2   2   2       0   0       2   0
  Driessen ph,1b              1   1   1   1       0   0       1   0
Menke 3b                      1   0   0   2       2   0       1   6
Chaney ss                     3   0   1   0       0   0       0   2
  Gagliano ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Crosby ss                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Norman p                      3   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Borbon p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Griffey ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Carroll p                   1   1   1   1       0   0       1   1
Totals                       40   9  11   9       5   4      33  15

FIELDING - 
E: Chaney (10).

BATTING - 
2B: Rose (29,off Forsch).
3B: Armbrister (1,off Reuss).
HR: Armbrister (1,7th inning off Reuss 0 on 0 out).
SH: Kosco (2,off Cosgrove).
SF: Menke 2 (5,off Reuss,off Forsch).
IBB: Menke (5,by Cosgrove).
Team LOB: 6.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Wynn rf                       3   1   1   1       2   1       6   0
Torres ss                     2   0   0   0       1   0       0   3
  Gross ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Upshaw p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Cedeno cf                     5   0   1   1       0   1       6   1
Watson lf                     3   0   0   0       1   1       1   0
  Metzger pr                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gallagher lf                1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Rader 3b                      5   0   0   0       0   1       0   3
May 1b                        5   1   1   0       0   1      12   0
Helms 2b                      5   0   2   0       0   1       2   4
Jutze c                       2   1   1   1       0   0       5   1
  Easler ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Reuss p                       2   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  Sutherland ph               1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cosgrove p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Stewart ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Busse ss                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   3   6   3       4   8      33  12

FIELDING - 
E: Rader (23).

BATTING - 
2B: Helms (28,off Norman).
SH: Torres (1,off Norman); Jutze (6,off Borbon).
SF: Jutze (2,off Norman).
IBB: Watson (7,by Norman); Wynn (9,by Borbon).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno (47,2nd base off Norman/Bench).

PITCHING
Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Norman                        7.1   5   3   3   3   6   0  31
Borbon                        1.2   1   0   0   1   0   0   7
Carroll W(7-8)                2     0   0   0   0   2   0   6
Totals                       11     6   3   3   4   8   0  44

WP: Norman (8).
IBB: Norman (11,Watson); Borbon (15,Wynn).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reuss                         7     4   3   3   3   2   1  27
Cosgrove                      2     1   0   0   1   0   0   8
Forsch L(9-11)                1.2   5   6   6   1   2   0  11
Upshaw                        0.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   2
Totals                       11    11   9   9   5   4   1  48

WP: Reuss (10).
IBB: Cosgrove (1,Menke).

Umpires: HP - Harry Wendelstedt, 1B - Augie Donatelli, 2B - Bob Engel, 3B - Satch Davidson
Time of Game: 2:48   Attendance: 7197


Starting Lineups:

   Cincinnati Reds               Houston Astros           
1. Rose                lf        Wynn                rf
2. Morgan              2b        Torres              ss
3. Perez               1b        Cedeno              cf
4. Bench               c         Watson              lf
5. Kosco               rf        Rader               3b
6. Armbrister          cf        May                 1b
7. Menke               3b        Helms               2b
8. Chaney              ss        Jutze               c
9. Norman              p         Reuss               p

REDS 1ST: Rose grounded out (third to first); Morgan grounded
out (second to first); Perez grounded out (third to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Wynn flied out to left; Torres flied out to right;
Cedeno struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

REDS 2ND: Bench flied out to right; Kosco singled; Armbrister
tripled [Kosco scored]; Menke hit a sacrifice fly to left
[Armbrister scored]; Chaney lined to first; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 0.

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

REDS 3RD: Norman struck out; Rose walked; Reuss threw a wild
pitch [Rose to second]; Morgan flied out to right; Perez was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Helms grounded out (third to first); Jutze singled;
Norman threw a wild pitch [Jutze to second]; Reuss was called
out on strikes; Wynn singled [Jutze scored]; Torres grounded out
(third to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 1.

REDS 4TH: Bench grounded out (second to first); Kosco walked;
Armbrister flied out to center; Menke walked [Kosco to second];
Chaney singled to center [Kosco out at home (center to catcher),
Menke to second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Cedeno reached on an error by Chaney [Cedeno to
second]; Watson struck out; Rader struck out; May grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 1.

REDS 5TH: Norman flied out to center; Rose grounded out
(shortstop to first); Morgan flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Helms grounded out (shortstop to first); Jutze
grounded out (third to first); Reuss struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 1.

REDS 6TH: Perez flied out to right; Bench flied out to right;
Kosco flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros
1.

ASTROS 6TH: Wynn struck out; Torres walked; Cedeno grounded out
(third to first) [Torres to second]; Watson flied out to right;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 1.

REDS 7TH: Armbrister homered; Menke grounded out (third to
first); Chaney flied out to center; Norman grounded out (second
to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Rader flied out to left; May singled to left; Helms
doubled to left [May to third]; Jutze hit a sacrifice fly to
right [May scored, Helms to third]; SUTHERLAND BATTED FOR REUSS;
Sutherland grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 2.

REDS 8TH: COSGROVE REPLACED SUTHERLAND (PITCHING); Rose grounded
out (shortstop to first); Morgan popped to second; Perez
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds
3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Wynn walked; Torres out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher
to second) [Wynn to second]; Cedeno singled to center [Wynn
scored]; Cedeno stole second; Watson was walked intentionally;
BORBON REPLACED NORMAN (PITCHING); METZGER RAN FOR WATSON; Rader
lined to left; May grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 3.

REDS 9TH: GALLAGHER REPLACED METZGER (PLAYING LF); Bench singled
to left; Kosco out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to second)
[Bench to second]; Armbrister flied out to left; Menke was
walked intentionally; GAGLIANO BATTED FOR CHANEY; Gagliano
popped to first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 9TH: CROSBY REPLACED GAGLIANO (PLAYING SS); GERONIMO
REPLACED KOSCO (PLAYING CF); ARMBRISTER CHANGED POSITIONS
(PLAYING RF); Helms singled to right; Jutze out on a sacrifice
bunt (first to second) [Helms to second]; STEWART BATTED FOR
COSGROVE; Stewart grounded out (first to pitcher) [Helms to
third]; Wynn was walked intentionally; GROSS BATTED FOR TORRES;
Gross grounded out (third to first); Debut game for Greg
Gross; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 3.

REDS 10TH: BUSSE REPLACED STEWART (PLAYING SS); FORSCH REPLACED
GROSS (PITCHING); GRIFFEY BATTED FOR BORBON; Griffey struck out;
Rose flied out to center; Morgan flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 10TH: CARROLL REPLACED GRIFFEY (PITCHING); Cedeno flied
out to center; Gallagher grounded out (first to pitcher); Rader
popped to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 3.

REDS 11TH: Perez walked; STAHL RAN FOR PEREZ; Bench singled to
center [Stahl to second]; On a bunt Geronimo singled [Stahl to
third, Bench to second]; DRIESSEN BATTED FOR ARMBRISTER;
Driessen singled to left [Stahl scored, Bench to third, Geronimo
to second]; Menke hit a sacrifice fly to center [Bench scored,
Geronimo to third]; Crosby struck out; Carroll singled to
shortstop [Geronimo scored, Driessen to second]; Rose doubled to
center [Driessen scored, Carroll to third]; UPSHAW REPLACED
FORSCH (PITCHING); Morgan singled [Carroll scored, Rose scored,
Morgan to third (error by Rader)]; Stahl grounded out (second to
first); 6 R, 6 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 9, Astros 3.

ASTROS 11TH: PLUMMER REPLACED BENCH (PLAYING C ); DRIESSEN
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); FOSTER REPLACED STAHL (PLAYING RF);
May was called out on strikes; Helms was called out on strikes;
EASLER BATTED FOR JUTZE; Easler grounded out (pitcher to
first); Debut game for Mike Easler; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Reds 9, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Reds             9  11   1    6
 Astros           3   6   1    8


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