Houston Astros 4, Cincinnati Reds 3
Regular Season Game 134
Played on Monday, September 2, 1974 (N) at Astrodome

CIN N    1  0  1    0  0  0    1  0  0  -   3 10  0
HOU N    0  0  1    0  2  1    0  0  x  -   4 10  1
Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose lf                       5   2   2   0       0   0       3   0
Morgan 2b                     4   1   3   1       0   0       7   3
Bench c                       3   0   1   1       1   1       0   1
Perez 1b                      4   0   1   1       0   2       7   1
Driessen 3b                   4   0   2   0       0   1       0   2
Geronimo cf                   4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Concepcion ss                 3   0   0   0       1   1       1   4
Griffey rf                    4   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
T. Carroll p                  2   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
  Gagliano ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Norman p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Crowley ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   3  10   3       2   7      24  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Concepcion-Morgan-Perez.

BATTING - 
2B: Rose (33,off Dierker); Morgan (30,off Dierker); Bench (33,off Forsch).
HR: Morgan (19,3rd inning off Dierker 0 on 0 out).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Concepcion (30,2nd base off Dierker/M. May).
CS: Driessen (5,2nd base by Dierker/M. May).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gross rf                      4   0   2   2       0   0       1   0
Metzger ss                    3   0   1   1       0   0       1   3
Cedeno cf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
L. May 1b                     4   0   2   0       0   0       8   1
M. May c                      4   0   0   0       0   0       9   1
Rader 3b                      3   1   1   1       1   0       0   0
Howard lf                     4   1   2   0       0   0       4   0
Milbourne 2b                  3   2   2   0       0   0       1   3
Dierker p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Forsch p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       30   4  10   4       1   0      27  10

FIELDING - 
E: Gross (2).

BATTING - 
HR: Rader (15,6th inning off T. Carroll 0 on 2 out).
SH: Dierker 2 (9,off T. Carroll 2); Metzger (17,off T. Carroll).
GDP: Cedeno (6,off T. Carroll).
IBB: Rader (6,by Norman).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Howard (3,2nd base by T. Carroll/Bench).

PITCHING
Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
T. Carroll L(4-2)             6     8   4   4   0   0   1  25
Norman                        2     2   0   0   1   0   0   9
Totals                        8    10   4   4   1   0   1  34

WP: T. Carroll (3).
IBB: Norman (7,Rader).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker W(9-8)                6.1   9   3   3   2   6   1  29
Forsch SV(7)                  2.2   1   0   0   0   1   0   8
Totals                        9    10   3   3   2   7   1  37


Umpires: HP - Jerry Dale, 1B - Art Williams, 2B - Harry Wendelstedt, 3B - Doug Harvey
Ejections: CIN Manager Sparky Anderson by Jerry Dale [Call at HP]
Time of Game: 2:18   Attendance: 8750


Starting Lineups:

   Cincinnati Reds               Houston Astros           
1. Rose                lf        Gross               rf
2. Morgan              2b        Metzger             ss
3. Bench               c         Cedeno              cf
4. Perez               1b        L. May              1b
5. Driessen            3b        M. May              c
6. Geronimo            cf        Rader               3b
7. Concepcion          ss        Howard              lf
8. Griffey             rf        Milbourne           2b
9. T. Carroll          p         Dierker             p

REDS 1ST: Rose doubled; Morgan popped to right; Bench walked;
Perez singled to left [Rose scored, Bench to second]; Driessen
struck out; Geronimo flied out to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Reds 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Gross grounded out (shortstop to first); Metzger
singled to right; Cedeno grounded into a double play (shortstop
to second to first) [Metzger out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 0.

REDS 2ND: Concepcion walked; Concepcion stole second; Griffey
grounded out (first unassisted) [Concepcion to third]; T.
Carroll struck out; Rose grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: L. May singled to left; M. May lined to second;
Rader flied out to left; Howard flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 0.

REDS 3RD: Morgan homered; Bench flied out to left; Perez flied
out to center; Driessen singled to center; Driessen was caught
stealing second (catcher to shortstop); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Reds 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: On a bunt Milbourne singled; Dierker out on a
sacrifice bunt (third to second) [Milbourne to second]; T.
Carroll threw a wild pitch [Milbourne to third]; Gross reached
on a fielder's choice [Milbourne scored]; Metzger forced Gross
(first to shortstop); Cedeno forced Metzger (shortstop to
second); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 1.

REDS 4TH: Geronimo grounded out (second to first); Concepcion
struck out; Griffey grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: L. May lined to right; M. May grounded out (second
to first); Rader grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 1.

REDS 5TH: T. Carroll lined to second; Rose grounded out (second
to first); Morgan doubled; Bench struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Howard singled; Milbourne singled to pitcher [Howard
to second]; Dierker out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second)
[Howard to third, Milbourne to second]; Gross singled to center
[Howard scored, Milbourne to third]; Metzger out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher unassisted) [Milbourne scored, Gross to second];
Cedeno flied out to center; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 2,
Astros 3.

REDS 6TH: Perez was called out on strikes; Driessen singled to
right; Geronimo singled to right [Driessen to second];
Concepcion lined to left; Griffey was called out on strikes; 0
R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: L. May flied out to left; M. May grounded out
(second to first); Rader homered; Howard singled to first;
Howard was caught stealing second (catcher to second); 1 R, 2 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 4.

REDS 7TH: GAGLIANO BATTED FOR T. CARROLL; Gagliano grounded out
(pitcher to first); Rose singled to left; Morgan singled to
right [Rose to third, Morgan to second (error by Gross)]; FORSCH
REPLACED DIERKER (PITCHING); Bench doubled to shortstop [Rose
scored, Morgan out at home (shortstop to catcher)]; Perez struck
out; Reds Manager Sparky Anderson ejected by HP umpire Jerry
Dale; 1 R, 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 4.

ASTROS 7TH: NORMAN REPLACED GAGLIANO (PITCHING); Milbourne flied
out to left; Forsch flied out to right; Gross singled to left;
Metzger grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Reds 3, Astros 4.

REDS 8TH: Driessen flied out to center; Geronimo flied out to
left; Concepcion popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: Cedeno flied out to center; L. May singled to right;
M. May grounded out (pitcher to first) [L. May to second]; Rader
was walked intentionally; Howard popped to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 4.

REDS 9TH: Griffey grounded out (shortstop to first); CROWLEY
BATTED FOR NORMAN; Crowley grounded out (pitcher to first); Rose
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 3,
Astros 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Reds             3  10   0    7
 Astros           4  10   1    6


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