Houston Astros 8, Cincinnati Reds 4
Regular Season Game 104
Played on Tuesday, July 30, 1974 (N) at Riverfront Stadium

HOU N    0  1  2    0  2  1    2  0  0  -   8 13  0
CIN N    2  0  0    0  0  0    1  0  1  -   4  5  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gross rf                      4   1   2   0       1   0       0   0
Metzger ss                    5   1   2   0       0   1       1   4
Cedeno cf                     3   2   1   1       2   0       3   0
L. May 1b                     5   1   2   3       0   0       5   0
Watson lf                     4   0   1   1       0   0       1   0
  Howard lf                   1   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
C. Johnson c                  3   2   2   1       1   0      11   0
Rader 3b                      5   1   2   1       0   1       1   0
Helms 2b                      5   0   0   0       0   0       3   3
Wilson p                      5   0   1   1       0   1       0   0
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       40   8  13   8       4   3      27   7

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Metzger-Helms-L. May.

BATTING - 
2B: Metzger (9,off Norman); L. May 2 (19,off Norman 2); Rader (20,off Baney).
HR: C. Johnson (6,2nd inning off Norman 0 on 1 out); Cedeno (22,6th inning
off Baney 0 on 2 out).
HBP: C. Johnson (3,by Borbon).
IBB: Cedeno (4,by Norman).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno (38,2nd base off Norman/Bench).
CS: Gross (12,2nd base by Norman/Bench).

Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Geronimo cf                   4   0   0   0       0   3       6   0
Rose lf                       3   0   0   0       1   0       5   0
Morgan 2b                     4   1   1   0       0   0       4   1
Bench c                       3   1   1   2       1   1       4   1
Perez 1b                      4   2   2   1       0   2       1   0
Driessen 3b                   4   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
Concepcion ss                 4   0   0   1       0   1       2   1
Griffey rf                    2   0   0   0       2   0       5   0
Norman p                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Baney p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Kosco ph                    0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Borbon p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Crowley ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   4   5   4       5   9      27   3

FIELDING - 
E: Geronimo (3), Concepcion (14).

BATTING - 
2B: Morgan (21,off Wilson); Driessen (14,off Wilson).
HR: Bench (19,1st inning off Wilson 1 on 2 out); Perez (19,7th inning off Wilson
0 on 0 out).
GDP: Crowley (4,off Forsch).
Team LOB: 5.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wilson W(7-8)                 8     5   4   4   4   9   2  33
Forsch                        1     0   0   0   1   0   0   3
Totals                        9     5   4   4   5   9   2  36

Wilson faced 2 batters in the 9th inning

Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Norman L(10-10)               4     7   5   5   3   1   1  22
Baney                         3     5   3   3   1   1   1  15
Borbon                        2     1   0   0   0   1   0   8
Totals                        9    13   8   8   4   3   2  45

Norman faced 2 batters in the 5th inning
HBP: Borbon (3,C. Johnson).
IBB: Norman (5,Cedeno).

Umpires: HP - Dutch Rennert, 1B - Shag Crawford, 2B - Terry Tata, 3B - John Kibler
Time of Game: 2:30   Attendance: 27057


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Cincinnati Reds          
1. Gross               rf        Geronimo            cf
2. Metzger             ss        Rose                lf
3. Cedeno              cf        Morgan              2b
4. L. May              1b        Bench               c
5. Watson              lf        Perez               1b
6. C. Johnson          c         Driessen            3b
7. Rader               3b        Concepcion          ss
8. Helms               2b        Griffey             rf
9. Wilson              p         Norman              p

ASTROS 1ST: Gross singled to center; Gross was caught stealing
second (catcher to second); Metzger singled to center; Cedeno
flied out to left; L. May flied out to right; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Geronimo struck out; Rose grounded out (shortstop to
first); Morgan doubled to left; Bench homered [Morgan scored];
Perez struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson flied out to right; C. Johnson homered; Rader
flied out to right; Helms flied out to center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 2.

REDS 2ND: Driessen flied out to left; Concepcion grounded out
(shortstop to first); Griffey grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Wilson struck out; Gross walked; Metzger doubled to
left [Gross to third]; Cedeno was walked intentionally; L. May
doubled to left [Gross scored, Metzger scored, Cedeno to third];
Watson popped to shortstop; C. Johnson popped to second; 2 R, 2
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 2.

REDS 3RD: Norman popped to shortstop in foul territory; Geronimo
struck out; Rose flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 3, Reds 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Rader popped to catcher in foul territory; Helms
popped to second; Wilson reached on an error by Concepcion
[Wilson to first]; Gross singled to left [Wilson to second];
Metzger flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds
2.

REDS 4TH: Morgan popped to third; Bench walked; Perez struck
out; Driessen struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds
2.

ASTROS 5TH: Cedeno walked; Cedeno stole second; L. May doubled
[Cedeno scored]; BANEY REPLACED NORMAN (PITCHING); Watson
singled to center [L. May scored, Watson to third (on throw to
home)]; C. Johnson walked; Rader struck out; Helms popped to
center; Wilson forced C. Johnson (shortstop to second); 2 R, 2
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Reds 2.

REDS 5TH: Concepcion struck out; Griffey flied out to center;
Baney struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Reds 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Gross lined to shortstop; Metzger flied out to
center; Cedeno homered; L. May flied out to right; 1 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Reds 2.

REDS 6TH: Geronimo struck out; Rose walked; Morgan popped to
catcher in foul territory; Bench forced Rose (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Reds 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Watson flied out to center; C. Johnson singled to
shortstop; Rader doubled [C. Johnson scored]; Helms flied out to
center; Wilson singled to center [Rader scored, Wilson to second
(error by Geronimo)]; Gross flied out to left; 2 R, 3 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 8, Reds 2.

REDS 7TH: HOWARD REPLACED WATSON (PLAYING LF); Perez homered;
Driessen lined to left; Concepcion flied out to center; Griffey
walked; KOSCO BATTED FOR BANEY; Kosco walked [Griffey to
second]; Geronimo flied out to left; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 8, Reds 3.

ASTROS 8TH: BORBON REPLACED KOSCO (PITCHING); Metzger struck
out; Cedeno flied out to left; L. May flied out to center; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 8, Reds 3.

REDS 8TH: Rose popped to second; Morgan popped to catcher in
foul territory; Bench struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
8, Reds 3.

ASTROS 9TH: Howard flied out to left; C. Johnson was hit by a
pitch; Rader singled to center [C. Johnson to second]; Helms
lined to right; Wilson grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 8, Reds 3.

REDS 9TH: Perez singled to left; Driessen doubled to center
[Perez to third]; FORSCH REPLACED WILSON (PITCHING); Concepcion
grounded out (second to first) [Perez scored, Driessen to
third]; Griffey walked; CROWLEY BATTED FOR BORBON; Crowley
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Griffey out at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 8, Reds 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           8  13   0   10
 Reds             4   5   2    5


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