Houston Astros 5, Cincinnati Reds 2
Regular Season Game 152
Played on Monday, September 17, 1973 (N) at Riverfront Stadium

HOU N    1  0  0    1  2  0    1  0  0  -   5  8  1
CIN N    0  1  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  7  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Wynn rf                       4   0   1   1       0   1       1   0
Sutherland 2b                 4   0   0   0       0   1       2   1
Cedeno cf                     4   1   1   1       0   1       4   0
Watson lf                     4   1   2   1       0   0       2   0
Rader 3b                      3   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
  Campbell 3b                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
May 1b                        4   1   1   0       0   1       6   0
Jutze c                       4   2   2   0       0   2       9   0
Metzger ss                    3   0   1   1       0   0       3   2
Roberts p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       0   3
Totals                       33   5   8   4       0   9      27   8

FIELDING - 
E: Rader (25).

BATTING - 
2B: Wynn (14,off Billingham).
HR: Cedeno (23,1st inning off Billingham 0 on 2 out); Watson (15,4th inning
off Billingham 0 on 2 out).
SH: Roberts (10,off Billingham); Metzger (12,off Billingham).
Team LOB: 3.

Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose lf                       5   0   2   1       0   1       0   0
Morgan 2b                     4   0   0   0       1   1       3   2
Perez 1b                      3   0   0   0       1   1      12   1
Bench c                       4   0   0   0       0   1       9   1
Foster cf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Armbrister rf                 4   1   1   0       0   1       2   0
Menke 3b                      3   1   0   0       1   2       0   5
Chaney ss                     2   0   0   0       0   1       1   3
  Driessen ph                 1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Billingham p                  2   0   1   1       0   0       0   2
  Gagliano ph                 1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Baney p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Kosco ph                    1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   2   7   2       3   9      27  14

FIELDING - 
E: Armbrister (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Rose (33,off Roberts); Billingham (3,off Roberts); Gagliano (2,off Roberts).
SH: Chaney (8,off Roberts).
Team LOB: 9.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Roberts W(15-10)              9     7   2   2   3   9   0  38


Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Billingham L(18-9)            7     8   5   4   0   8   2  29
Baney                         2     0   0   0   0   1   0   6
Totals                        9     8   5   4   0   9   2  35


Umpires: HP - Paul Runge, 1B - Ken Burkhart, 2B - John Kibler, 3B - Frank Pulli
Time of Game: 2:09   Attendance: 17585


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Cincinnati Reds          
1. Wynn                rf        Rose                lf
2. Sutherland          2b        Morgan              2b
3. Cedeno              cf        Perez               1b
4. Watson              lf        Bench               c
5. Rader               3b        Foster              cf
6. May                 1b        Armbrister          rf
7. Jutze               c         Menke               3b
8. Metzger             ss        Chaney              ss
9. Roberts             p         Billingham          p

ASTROS 1ST: 55 minute rain delay before start of game;
Wynn struck out; Sutherland grounded out (pitcher to first);
Cedeno homered; Watson lined to shortstop; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 1, Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Rose doubled to center; Morgan struck out; Perez
walked; Bench flied out to center; Foster struck out; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Rader struck out (catcher to first); May struck out;
Jutze struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 0.

REDS 2ND: Armbrister singled to shortstop; Menke struck out;
Chaney popped to shortstop; Billingham doubled [Armbrister
scored]; Rose grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Metzger grounded out (second to first); Roberts
grounded out (second to first); Wynn flied out to right; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 1.

REDS 3RD: Morgan walked; Perez grounded out (third to first)
[Morgan to second]; Bench flied out to left; Foster reached on
an error by Rader [Morgan to third, Foster to first]; Armbrister
flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Sutherland grounded out (third to first); Cedeno
struck out; Watson homered; Rader grounded out (third to first);
1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 1.

REDS 4TH: Menke walked; Chaney out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher
to second) [Menke to second]; Billingham grounded out (pitcher
to first); Rose singled to center [Menke scored, Rose to second
(on throw)]; Morgan flied out to left; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 2, Reds 2.

ASTROS 5TH: May singled to third; Jutze singled to right [May
scored (error by Armbrister) (no RBI), Jutze to third]; Metzger
singled to second [Jutze scored (unearned)]; Roberts out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Metzger to second]; Wynn
grounded out (third to first) [Metzger to third]; Sutherland
struck out; 2 R (1 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Reds 2.

REDS 5TH: Perez struck out; Bench struck out; Foster grounded
out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Reds 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Cedeno flied out to right; Watson singled to right;
Rader struck out; May grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Reds 2.

REDS 6TH: CAMPBELL REPLACED RADER (PLAYING 3B); Armbrister
grounded out (shortstop to first); Menke flied out to right;
Chaney struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Reds 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Jutze singled to shortstop; Metzger out on a
sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Jutze to second]; Roberts
struck out; Wynn doubled to left [Jutze scored]; Sutherland
grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5,
Reds 2.

REDS 7TH: GAGLIANO BATTED FOR BILLINGHAM; Gagliano doubled to
center; Rose struck out; Morgan flied out to center; Perez
popped to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Reds 2.

ASTROS 8TH: BANEY REPLACED GAGLIANO (PITCHING); Cedeno grounded
out (shortstop to first); Watson lined to second; Campbell
popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 5, Reds 2.

REDS 8TH: Bench flied out to center; Foster popped to shortstop;
Armbrister struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Reds 2.

ASTROS 9TH: May grounded out (shortstop to first); Jutze struck
out; Metzger grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 5, Reds 2.

REDS 9TH: Menke struck out; DRIESSEN BATTED FOR CHANEY; Driessen
singled to right; KOSCO BATTED FOR BANEY; Kosco singled to left
[Driessen to second]; Rose forced Kosco (second to shortstop)
[Driessen to third]; Morgan grounded out (third to first); 0 R,
2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Reds 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5   8   1    3
 Reds             2   7   1    9


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