Cincinnati Reds 5, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 154
Played on Tuesday, September 24, 1974 (N) at Riverfront Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  0  -   1  6  0
CIN N    0  0  0    1  3  0    1  0  x  -   5 10  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gross rf                      3   0   1   0       1   0       3   0
Metzger ss                    4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Howard cf                     4   0   1   0       0   0       4   0
Watson lf                     4   1   1   1       0   1       1   0
L. May 1b                     4   0   1   0       0   1       6   1
M. May c                      3   0   0   0       0   1       2   1
Helms 2b                      3   0   1   0       0   0       4   5
Busse 3b                      3   0   1   0       0   2       1   3
Griffin p                     2   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
  Cosgrove p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  J. Johnson p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Campbell ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Scherman p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       31   1   6   1       1   8      24  12

FIELDING - 
PB: M. May (9).

BATTING - 
HR: Watson (11,5th inning off Norman 0 on 0 out).
GDP: M. May (9,off Norman).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Gross (20,2nd base by Norman/Bench).

Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose lf                       4   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
Morgan 2b                     3   1   0   0       1   0       0   2
  Chaney 2b                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Bench c                       4   2   3   1       0   0       8   1
Perez 1b                      3   0   0   0       1   0       8   0
Driessen 3b                   3   2   2   0       1   0       0   0
  Knight 3b                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Geronimo cf                   4   0   0   0       0   2       3   0
Concepcion ss                 4   0   3   2       0   0       4   4
Griffey rf                    3   0   2   1       0   0       2   0
  Armbrister ph,rf            1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Norman p                      4   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   5  10   4       4   2      27   8

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

BATTING - 
3B: Bench (2,off Griffin).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Driessen (10,2nd base off Griffin/M. May).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Griffin L(14-10)              4.2   8   4   4   3   1   0  25
Cosgrove                      2     2   1   1   1   1   0   9
J. Johnson                    0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Scherman                      1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        8    10   5   5   4   2   0  38


Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Norman W(13-12)               9     6   1   1   1   8   1  32


Umpires: HP - John Kibler, 1B - Terry Tata, 2B - Dutch Rennert, 3B - Shag Crawford
Time of Game: 2:16   Attendance: 12487


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Gross singled to center; Gross was caught stealing
second (catcher to shortstop); Metzger was called out on
strikes; Howard flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Rose grounded out (second to first); Morgan grounded
out (second to first); Bench flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson flied out to right; L. May struck out; M. May
grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Reds 0.

REDS 2ND: Perez walked; Driessen forced Perez (third to second);
Driessen stole second; Geronimo struck out; Concepcion flied out
to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Helms popped to first in foul territory; Busse
struck out; Griffin was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 3RD: Griffey singled to left; On a bunt Norman forced
Griffey (catcher to shortstop); Rose walked [Norman to second];
Morgan flied out to center; Bench singled to left [Norman to
third, Rose to second]; Perez forced Bench (third to second); 0
R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Gross grounded out (shortstop to first); Metzger
grounded out (second to first); Howard grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 4TH: Driessen singled to left; Geronimo popped to
shortstop; Concepcion singled to right [Driessen to second];
Griffey singled to left [Driessen scored, Concepcion to second];
On a bunt Norman forced Concepcion (pitcher to third) [Griffey
to second]; Rose flied out to left; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 0, Reds 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Watson homered; L. May singled to left; M. May
grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first) [L.
May out at second]; Helms singled to center; Busse singled to
shortstop [Helms to second]; Griffin struck out; 1 R, 4 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 1.

REDS 5TH: Morgan walked; Bench tripled to right [Morgan scored];
M. May allowed a passed ball [Bench scored]; Perez flied out to
right; Driessen singled to right; Geronimo grounded out (second
to first) [Driessen to second]; Concepcion singled to left
[Driessen scored]; COSGROVE REPLACED GRIFFIN (PITCHING); Griffey
grounded out (second to first); 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1,
Reds 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Gross walked; Metzger flied out to center; Howard
singled to right [Gross to third]; Watson struck out; L. May
flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 4.

REDS 6TH: Norman grounded out (first to pitcher); Rose flied out
to right; Morgan flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Reds 4.

ASTROS 7TH: CHANEY REPLACED MORGAN (PLAYING 2B); M. May struck
out; Helms popped to shortstop; Busse struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 4.

REDS 7TH: Bench singled; Perez lined to right; Driessen walked
[Bench to second]; Geronimo struck out; Concepcion singled to
left [Bench scored, Driessen to third]; ARMBRISTER BATTED FOR
GRIFFEY; J. JOHNSON REPLACED COSGROVE (PITCHING); Armbrister
forced Concepcion (third to second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 1, Reds 5.

ASTROS 8TH: KNIGHT REPLACED DRIESSEN (PLAYING 3B); ARMBRISTER
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); CAMPBELL BATTED FOR J. JOHNSON;
Campbell flied out to center; Gross flied out to left; Metzger
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
1, Reds 5.

REDS 8TH: SCHERMAN REPLACED CAMPBELL (PITCHING); Norman popped
to second; Rose grounded out (pitcher to first); Chaney grounded
out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 5.

ASTROS 9TH: Howard grounded out (second to first); Watson popped
to shortstop; L. May flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Reds 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           1   6   0    4
 Reds             5  10   0    9


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