Cincinnati Reds 7, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 42
Played on Sunday, May 19, 1974 (D) at Astrodome

CIN N    3  0  1    0  0  2    1  0  0  -   7  8  0
HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  5  0
Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose lf                       5   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Morgan 2b                     1   1   0   0       4   0       0   1
Bench 3b,c                    4   1   1   1       1   1       3   1
Perez 1b                      4   2   3   1       0   1       8   0
  Chaney pr,3b                1   1   0   0       0   1       0   0
Rettenmund rf                 1   1   0   0       1   0       1   0
  Geronimo cf                 2   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Concepcion ss                 5   0   0   0       0   1       2   4
Foster cf,rf                  3   1   2   2       1   0       1   0
Plummer c                     2   0   0   0       0   0       7   1
  Driessen ph,3b,1b           2   0   1   1       0   0       2   0
Gullett p                     4   0   1   1       0   1       0   1
Totals                       34   7   8   6       7   6      27   8

BATTING - 
2B: Bench (6,off Roberts); Perez (7,off J. Johnson); Foster (3,off J. Johnson).
HR: Perez (8,3rd inning off Roberts 0 on 0 out).
HBP: Rettenmund (2,by Nagy).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Bench (3,2nd base by Roberts/C. Johnson).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    4   0   1   0       0   0       3   3
Brown rf                      4   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
Cedeno cf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       5   0
Watson lf                     4   0   1   0       0   2       2   0
L. May 1b                     4   1   1   1       0   1       6   0
C. Johnson c                  4   0   0   0       0   3       6   1
Rader 3b                      2   0   1   0       1   1       0   1
Helms 2b                      3   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Roberts p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Menke ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Nagy p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  J. Johnson p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Easler ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Scherman p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   1   5   1       1  10      27   6

FIELDING - 
PB: C. Johnson (1).

BATTING - 
HR: L. May (7,4th inning off Gullett 0 on 2 out).
Team LOB: 5.

PITCHING
Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Gullett W(4-3)                9     5   1   1   1  10   1  33


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Roberts L(5-5)                5     4   4   4   4   3   1  22
Nagy                          0.2   2   2   2   2   0   0   7
J. Johnson                    2.1   2   1   1   1   2   0  10
Scherman                      1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     8   7   7   7   6   1  42

HBP: Nagy (1,Rettenmund).

Umpires: HP - Terry Tata, 1B - Tom Gorman, 2B - Bill Williams, 3B - Dick Stello
Time of Game: 2:17   Attendance: 15508


Starting Lineups:

   Cincinnati Reds               Houston Astros           
1. Rose                lf        Metzger             ss
2. Morgan              2b        Brown               rf
3. Bench               3b        Cedeno              cf
4. Perez               1b        Watson              lf
5. Rettenmund          rf        L. May              1b
6. Concepcion          ss        C. Johnson          c
7. Foster              cf        Rader               3b
8. Plummer             c         Helms               2b
9. Gullett             p         Roberts             p

REDS 1ST: Rose flied out to center; Morgan walked; Bench doubled
to right [Morgan scored]; Perez singled to center [Bench to
third]; C. Johnson allowed a passed ball [Bench scored, Perez to
second]; Rettenmund walked; Concepcion was called out on
strikes; Foster singled [Perez scored, Rettenmund to third];
Plummer flied out to right; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 3,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger singled to center; Brown popped to
shortstop; Cedeno struck out; Watson struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 0.

REDS 2ND: Gullett struck out; Rose flied out to center; Morgan
walked; Bench popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: L. May grounded out (shortstop to first); C. Johnson
struck out; Rader walked; Helms popped to first in foul
territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 0.

REDS 3RD: Perez homered; Rettenmund grounded out (shortstop to
first); Concepcion grounded out (third to first); Foster
grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds
4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Roberts grounded out (second to first); Metzger
grounded out (catcher to first); Brown was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 0.

REDS 4TH: Plummer flied out to right; Gullett flied out to left;
Rose flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Cedeno grounded out (third to first); Watson struck
out; L. May homered; C. Johnson struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 1.

REDS 5TH: Morgan flied out to center; Bench walked; Bench was
caught stealing second (catcher to second); Perez struck out; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Rader struck out; Helms singled to left; MENKE
BATTED FOR ROBERTS; Menke popped to shortstop; Metzger flied out
to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 1.

REDS 6TH: NAGY REPLACED MENKE (PITCHING); Rettenmund was hit by
a pitch; Concepcion grounded out (pitcher to first) [Rettenmund
to second]; Foster walked; DRIESSEN BATTED FOR PLUMMER; Driessen
singled to center [Rettenmund scored, Foster to third]; On a
bunt Gullett singled [Foster scored, Driessen to second]; Rose
flied out to center; Morgan walked [Driessen to third, Gullett
to second]; J. JOHNSON REPLACED NAGY (PITCHING); Bench forced
Morgan (shortstop unassisted); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Reds 6,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: BENCH CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING C ); GERONIMO
REPLACED RETTENMUND (PLAYING CF); FOSTER CHANGED POSITIONS
(PLAYING RF); DRIESSEN STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); Brown
grounded out (shortstop to first); Cedeno grounded out
(shortstop to first); Watson grounded out (pitcher to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 6, Astros 1.

REDS 7TH: Perez doubled to center; CHANEY RAN FOR PEREZ;
Geronimo grounded out (shortstop to first); Concepcion lined to
shortstop; Foster doubled to right [Chaney scored]; Driessen
popped to shortstop; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 7, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: CHANEY STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); DRIESSEN CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); L. May was called out on strikes; C.
Johnson struck out; Rader singled to left; Helms flied out to
right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 7, Astros 1.

REDS 8TH: Gullett flied out to right; Rose struck out; Morgan
walked; Bench struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 7, Astros
1.

ASTROS 8TH: EASLER BATTED FOR J. JOHNSON; Easler struck out;
Metzger grounded out (shortstop to first); Brown flied out to
left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 7, Astros 1.

REDS 9TH: SCHERMAN REPLACED EASLER (PITCHING); Chaney was called
out on strikes; Geronimo flied out to left; Concepcion flied out
to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 7, Astros 1.

ASTROS 9TH: Cedeno popped to first in foul territory; Watson
singled; L. May flied out to center; C. Johnson flied out to
left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 7, Astros 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Reds             7   8   0    8
 Astros           1   5   0    5


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