Cincinnati Reds 4, Houston Astros 0
Regular Season Game 105
Played on Wednesday, July 31, 1974 (N) at Riverfront Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  2  2
CIN N    0  2  2    0  0  0    0  0  x  -   4  8  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gross rf                      4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Metzger ss                    4   0   2   0       0   1       0   2
Cedeno cf                     2   0   0   0       2   0       2   0
L. May 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   0      10   0
Watson lf                     3   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
C. Johnson c                  3   0   0   0       0   1       7   1
Rader 3b                      3   0   0   0       0   2       1   3
Helms 2b                      3   0   0   0       0   1       2   3
Griffin p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
  Campbell ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Richard p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Busse ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cosgrove p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   0   2   0       2   8      24  12

FIELDING - 
E: L. May (6), Griffin (6).

BATTING - 
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Helms (4,2nd base by Gullett/Bench).

Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Geronimo cf                   3   1   2   0       1   0       2   0
Rose lf                       3   0   1   0       1   0       4   0
Morgan 2b                     4   1   1   0       0   1       2   1
Bench c                       4   1   2   0       0   0       9   1
Perez 1b                      3   1   1   1       0   0       4   0
  Chaney 3b                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Driessen 3b,1b                4   0   1   1       0   1       2   2
Concepcion ss                 3   0   0   1       0   0       1   3
Griffey rf                    4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Gullett p                     3   0   0   0       1   2       1   1
Totals                       31   4   8   3       3   5      27   8

FIELDING - 
E: Driessen (18).

BATTING - 
2B: Geronimo (13,off Griffin).
SF: Concepcion (2,off Griffin); Perez (5,off Griffin).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Morgan (42,2nd base off Griffin/C. Johnson).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Griffin L(11-4)               5     6   4   2   2   3   0  25
Richard                       2     2   0   0   1   1   0   8
Cosgrove                      1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        8     8   4   2   3   5   0  36


Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Gullett W(13-7)               9     2   0   0   2   8   0  31


Umpires: HP - Shag Crawford, 1B - Terry Tata, 2B - John Kibler, 3B - Dutch Rennert
Time of Game: 2:19   Attendance: 26253


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. Griffin             p         Gullett             p

ASTROS 1ST: Gross grounded out (shortstop to first); Metzger was
called out on strikes; Cedeno grounded out (pitcher to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Geronimo flied out to center; Rose flied out to left;
Morgan was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Reds 0.

ASTROS 2ND: L. May grounded out (third to first); Watson flied
out to left; C. Johnson flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 2ND: Bench singled to center; Perez singled to right [Bench
to third]; Driessen singled to center [Bench scored, Perez to
third]; Concepcion hit a sacrifice fly to left [Perez scored];
Griffey grounded out (pitcher to first) [Driessen to second];
Gullett struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Rader flied out to right; Helms reached on an error
by Driessen [Helms to first]; Helms was caught stealing second
(catcher to second); Griffin flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 2.

REDS 3RD: Geronimo doubled to right; Rose reached on a fielder's
choice [Geronimo to third]; Morgan reached on a fielder's choice
[Geronimo scored (error by Griffin) (unearned) (no RBI), Rose
out at second (pitcher to shortstop to third to second)]; Morgan
stole second; Bench singled to left [Morgan to third]; Perez hit
a sacrifice fly to center [Morgan scored (unearned)]; Driessen
struck out; 2 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 4.

ASTROS 4TH: Gross flied out to left; Metzger singled to right;
Cedeno popped to shortstop; L. May forced Metzger (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 4.

REDS 4TH: Concepcion grounded out (third to first); Griffey
grounded out (second to first); Gullett walked; Geronimo singled
to center [Gullett to second]; Rose walked [Gullett to third,
Geronimo to second]; Morgan grounded out (first unassisted); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Watson struck out; C. Johnson popped to first; Rader
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 4.

REDS 5TH: Bench grounded out (pitcher to first); Perez grounded
out (catcher to first); Driessen reached on an error by L. May
[Driessen to second]; Concepcion popped to catcher in foul
territory; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Helms flied out to left; CAMPBELL BATTED FOR
GRIFFIN; Campbell struck out; Gross struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 4.

REDS 6TH: RICHARD REPLACED CAMPBELL (PITCHING); Griffey struck
out; Gullett grounded out (shortstop to first); Geronimo walked;
Rose singled to center [Geronimo to second]; Morgan singled to
second [Geronimo out at home (second to catcher), Rose to
second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 4.

ASTROS 7TH: Metzger singled to left; Cedeno walked [Metzger to
second]; L. May flied out to left; Watson popped to catcher in
foul territory; C. Johnson struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 0, Reds 4.

REDS 7TH: Bench grounded out (third to first); Perez popped to
second; Driessen grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 4.

ASTROS 8TH: CHANEY REPLACED PEREZ (PLAYING 3B); DRIESSEN CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); Rader struck out; Helms struck out;
BUSSE BATTED FOR RICHARD; Busse grounded out (second to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 4.

REDS 8TH: COSGROVE REPLACED BUSSE (PITCHING); Concepcion
grounded out (first unassisted); Griffey popped to third;
Gullett struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 4.

ASTROS 9TH: Gross grounded out (first to pitcher); Metzger
grounded out (shortstop to first); Cedeno walked; L. May flied
out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           0   2   2    4
 Reds             4   8   1    8


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