Cincinnati Reds 9, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 20
Played on Saturday, April 26, 1975 (N) at Astrodome

CIN N    2  2  0    5  0  0    0  0  0  -   9 12  1
HOU N    0  0  0    0  1  0    0  2  0  -   3  8  3
Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose lf                       5   0   2   2       0   0       1   0
  Armbrister lf               0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Concepcion ss                 3   2   2   0       2   0       1   4
Morgan 2b                     2   1   2   1       1   0       2   1
  Vukovich 3b                 2   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
Bench c                       3   2   1   1       1   0       9   0
  Plummer ph,c                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Perez 1b                      5   1   1   1       0   2       6   0
Geronimo cf                   2   1   0   0       2   1       3   0
  Foster ph,cf                1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Griffey rf                    5   1   3   3       0   0       2   0
Flynn 3b,2b                   4   1   0   0       1   0       1   1
Norman p                      3   0   0   0       1   2       0   1
Totals                       36   9  12   8       8   7      27   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Morgan-Concepcion-Perez.
E: Armbrister (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Rose 2 (7,off Griffin,off Crawford); Griffey (4,off Crawford).
HR: Bench (4,1st inning off Griffin 0 on 2 out).
GDP: Rose (2,off Crawford); Flynn (2,off Scherman).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Concepcion (4,2nd base off Griffin/Johnson); Morgan (11,2nd base off Griffin/Johnson).
CS: Morgan (2,3rd base by Griffin/Johnson).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Howard rf                     5   1   2   0       0   1       2   0
Andrews 2b                    5   0   2   1       0   1       1   4
Cedeno cf                     4   1   1   0       0   1       2   0
Johnson c                     3   1   1   0       1   1       8   1
Watson 1b                     3   0   1   0       1   0       9   1
Cabell lf                     4   0   1   1       0   1       1   1
Boswell 3b                    3   0   0   0       1   2       1   1
Metzger ss                    4   0   0   0       0   1       2   4
Griffin p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Crawford p                  1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Batista ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Scherman p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Milbourne ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   3   8   2       3   9      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Andrews-Metzger-Watson, Metzger-Andrews-Watson.
E: Johnson 2 (4), Crawford (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Howard (1,off Norman).
GDP: Cabell (1,off Norman).
Team LOB: 8.

PITCHING
Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Norman W(1-1)                 9     8   3   2   3   9   0  38


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Griffin L(0-4)                3.2   9   8   6   5   4   1  23
Crawford                      3.1   2   1   0   3   0   0  15
Scherman                      2     1   0   0   0   3   0   6
Totals                        9    12   9   6   8   7   1  44

BK: Griffin (1).

Umpires: HP - Paul Runge, 1B - Ed Vargo, 2B - Bruce Froemming, 3B - Art Williams
Time of Game: 2:32   Attendance: 14889


Starting Lineups:

   Cincinnati Reds               Houston Astros           
1. Rose                lf        Howard              rf
2. Concepcion          ss        Andrews             2b
3. Morgan              2b        Cedeno              cf
4. Bench               c         Johnson             c
5. Perez               1b        Watson              1b
6. Geronimo            cf        Cabell              lf
7. Griffey             rf        Boswell             3b
8. Flynn               3b        Metzger             ss
9. Norman              p         Griffin             p

REDS 1ST: Rose lined to center; Concepcion singled; Griffin
balked [Concepcion to second]; Morgan singled [Concepcion
scored, Morgan to second (on throw to home)]; Morgan was caught
stealing third (catcher to third); Bench homered; Perez flied
out to right; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Howard singled to left; Andrews struck out; Cedeno
forced Howard (third to second); Johnson struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 0.

REDS 2ND: Geronimo struck out; On a bunt Griffey singled; Flynn
walked [Griffey to second]; Norman struck out; Rose doubled
[Griffey scored, Flynn scored]; Concepcion singled to left [Rose
out at home (left to catcher)]; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 4,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson singled to left; Cabell grounded into a
double play (second to shortstop to first) [Watson out at
second]; Boswell walked; Metzger struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 0.

REDS 3RD: Morgan singled; Bench flied out to center; Perez was
called out on strikes; Geronimo walked [Morgan to second];
Griffey singled to second [Morgan to third, Geronimo to second];
Flynn flied out to left; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Griffin flied out to center; Howard lined to center;
Andrews singled to left; Cedeno forced Andrews (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 0.

REDS 4TH: Norman was called out on strikes; Rose grounded out
(second to first); Concepcion walked; Concepcion stole second
[Concepcion to third (error by Johnson)]; Morgan walked; Morgan
stole second [Concepcion scored (error by Johnson), Morgan to
third]; Bench walked; Perez singled to left [Morgan scored,
Bench to second]; CRAWFORD REPLACED GRIFFIN (PITCHING); Geronimo
reached on an error by Crawford [Bench to third, Perez to
second, Geronimo to first]; Griffey doubled to left [Bench
scored (unearned), Perez scored (unearned), Geronimo scored
(unearned)]; Flynn grounded out (shortstop to first); 5 R (2
ER), 2 H, 3 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 9, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: VUKOVICH REPLACED MORGAN (PLAYING 3B); FLYNN CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 2B); Johnson popped to first in foul
territory; Watson grounded out (third to first); Cabell singled
to center; Boswell struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 9,
Astros 0.

REDS 5TH: Norman walked; Rose grounded into a double play
(second to shortstop to first) [Norman out at second];
Concepcion walked; Vukovich grounded out (third to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 9, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Metzger flied out to left; Crawford flied out to
center; Howard doubled; Andrews singled to left [Howard scored];
Cedeno struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 9, Astros 1.

REDS 6TH: Bench grounded out (second to first); Perez grounded
out (first unassisted); Geronimo walked; Griffey grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 9, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Johnson walked; Watson flied out to right; Cabell
struck out; Boswell struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 9,
Astros 1.

REDS 7TH: Flynn flied out to right; Norman grounded out (first
to pitcher); Rose doubled to left; Concepcion grounded out
(first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 9, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: ARMBRISTER REPLACED ROSE (PLAYING LF); Metzger
popped to third; BATISTA BATTED FOR CRAWFORD; Batista struck
out; Howard struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 9, Astros 1.

REDS 8TH: SCHERMAN REPLACED BATISTA (PITCHING); Vukovich struck
out; PLUMMER BATTED FOR BENCH; Plummer struck out; Perez struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 9, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: PLUMMER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); Andrews flied
out to left; Cedeno singled to right; Johnson singled to center
[Cedeno to third]; Watson walked [Johnson to second]; Cabell
forced Watson (shortstop to second) [Cedeno scored, Johnson to
third]; Boswell reached on an error by Armbrister [Johnson
scored (unearned) (no RBI), Cabell to third, Boswell to second];
Metzger grounded out (shortstop to first); 2 R (1 ER), 2 H, 1 E,
2 LOB.  Reds 9, Astros 3.

REDS 9TH: FOSTER BATTED FOR GERONIMO; Foster singled to center;
Griffey popped to shortstop; Flynn grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Foster out at second]; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 9, Astros 3.

ASTROS 9TH: FOSTER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); MILBOURNE BATTED
FOR SCHERMAN; Milbourne grounded out (first unassisted); Howard
flied out to right; Andrews grounded out (pitcher to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 9, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Reds             9  12   1    8
 Astros           3   8   3    8


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