Cincinnati Reds 9, Houston Astros 6 (12 innings)
Regular Season Game 80
Played on Monday, June 30, 1975 (N) at Riverfront Stadium

HOU N    0  4  0    0  0  0    2  0  0    0  0  0  -   6 18  1
CIN N    0  2  0    0  0  0    0  3  1    0  0  3  -   9 15  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Howard cf                     6   0   3   0       1   0       4   0
Gross lf                      5   0   2   1       0   1       0   0
Cabell rf                     5   1   2   0       1   0       1   0
Watson 1b                     5   2   2   2       1   0      15   3
May c                         6   1   3   0       0   1       4   2
Rader 3b                      6   0   2   0       0   2       2   5
Metzger ss                    5   1   1   0       1   0       1   4
Andrews 2b                    3   0   2   0       2   0       5   4
  Johnson ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Milbourne 2b                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Konieczny p                   1   1   1   2       0   0       0   1
  Crawford p                  3   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
  Granger p                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Roberts p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
  Cruz ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Niekro p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       48   6  18   5       6   6      35  20

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Metzger-Andrews-Watson.
E: Andrews (6).

BATTING - 
2B: Howard (3,off T. Carroll); Andrews (1,off Borbon); Rader (15,off Borbon);
Cabell (11,off Borbon).
3B: Howard (1,off Borbon).
HR: Watson (11,7th inning off Borbon 1 on 0 out).
SH: Gross (4,off Kirby).
GDP: Cabell (6,off T. Carroll); Metzger (5,off Borbon); Crawford (1,off Borbon).
IBB: Andrews 2 (4,by Borbon,by McEnaney).
Team LOB: 13.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Rader (5,2nd base off McEnaney/Bench).
CS: Howard (3,2nd base by T. Carroll/Bench).

Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose 3b                       7   1   2   0       0   1       2   3
Griffey rf                    7   1   3   3       0   0       1   0
Morgan 2b                     4   1   1   0       3   0       4   4
Bench c                       6   2   2   3       1   0       7   3
Driessen lf,1b                4   2   2   0       2   0       5   0
Perez 1b                      5   0   2   0       0   1       7   0
  Geronimo pr,cf              0   0   0   0       1   0       4   0
Concepcion ss                 4   0   1   1       1   0       4   7
Foster cf,lf                  5   1   1   0       1   1       2   0
T. Carroll p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Eastwick p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Rettenmund ph               0   0   0   1       1   0       0   0
  Borbon p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Armbrister ph               1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  McEnaney p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Crowley ph                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Plummer ph                  0   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
  Kirby p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Chaney ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       45   9  15   9      10   3      36  17

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Concepcion-Morgan-Perez, Morgan-Concepcion-Perez, Concepcion-Perez.

BATTING - 
2B: Rose (23,off Crawford); Perez (11,off Granger); Griffey (8,off Niekro).
3B: Griffey (5,off Crawford).
HR: Bench (16,12th inning off Niekro 2 on 2 out).
SH: Borbon (1,off Crawford).
SF: Concepcion (4,off Konieczny); Plummer (1,off Roberts).
GDP: Foster (8,off Roberts).
IBB: Concepcion (2,by Granger); Morgan (2,by Niekro).
Team LOB: 14.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Morgan (35,2nd base off Crawford/May).
CS: Morgan (8,2nd base by Konieczny/May).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Konieczny                     1.1   4   2   2   2   0   0   9
Crawford                      6.1   6   3   3   5   2   0  30
Granger                       0.2   2   1   1   1   0   0   5
Roberts                       2.2   1   0   0   1   0   0   9
Niekro L(2-3)                 0.2   2   3   3   1   1   1   5
Totals                       11.2  15   9   9  10   3   1  58

IBB: Granger (3,Concepcion); Niekro (2,Morgan).

Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
T. Carroll                    1.2   6   4   4   2   0   0  11
Eastwick                      0.1   0   0   0   1   0   0   2
Borbon                        6    11   2   2   1   3   1  27
McEnaney                      1     1   0   0   1   2   0   5
Kirby W(5-3)                  3     0   0   0   1   1   0  10
Totals                       12    18   6   6   6   6   1  55

WP: T. Carroll (1).
IBB: Borbon (4,Andrews); McEnaney (5,Andrews).

Umpires: HP - Dutch Rennert, 1B - Doug Harvey, 2B - Bob Engel, 3B - Harry Wendelstedt
Time of Game: 3:30   Attendance: 22708


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Cincinnati Reds          
1. Howard              cf        Rose                3b
2. Gross               lf        Griffey             rf
3. Cabell              rf        Morgan              2b
4. Watson              1b        Bench               c
5. May                 c         Driessen            lf
6. Rader               3b        Perez               1b
7. Metzger             ss        Concepcion          ss
8. Andrews             2b        Foster              cf
9. Konieczny           p         T. Carroll          p

ASTROS 1ST: Howard singled to second; Howard was caught stealing
second (catcher to second); Gross singled to center; Cabell
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Gross out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Rose grounded out (pitcher to first); Griffey flied
out to center; Morgan singled to left; Morgan was caught
stealing second (catcher to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Reds 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson walked; May singled to center [Watson to
second]; Rader flied out to left; Metzger walked [Watson to
third, May to second]; T. Carroll threw a wild pitch [Watson
scored, May to third, Metzger to second]; Andrews popped to
catcher in foul territory; Konieczny singled to center [May
scored, Metzger scored]; Howard doubled to left [Konieczny to
third]; Gross singled to center [Konieczny scored, Howard to
third]; EASTWICK REPLACED T. CARROLL (PITCHING); Cabell walked
[Gross to second]; Watson forced Cabell (second to shortstop); 4
R, 4 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 4, Reds 0.

REDS 2ND: Bench singled to left; Driessen walked [Bench to
second]; Perez singled to center [Bench to third, Driessen to
second]; Concepcion hit a sacrifice fly to center [Bench
scored]; Foster singled to right [Driessen to third, Perez to
second]; RETTENMUND BATTED FOR EASTWICK; Rettenmund walked
[Driessen scored, Perez to third, Foster to second]; CRAWFORD
REPLACED KONIECZNY (PITCHING); Rose forced Perez (third to
catcher) [Foster to third, Rettenmund to second]; Griffey lined
to third; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 4, Reds 2.

ASTROS 3RD: BORBON REPLACED RETTENMUND (PITCHING); May grounded
out (second to first); Rader struck out; Metzger singled to
right; Andrews singled to left [Metzger to second]; Crawford
forced Andrews (shortstop to second); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 4, Reds 2.

REDS 3RD: Morgan walked; Morgan stole second [Morgan to third
(error by Andrews)]; Bench grounded out (shortstop to first);
Driessen walked; Perez lined to second; Concepcion grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Reds 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Howard grounded out (third to first); Gross struck
out; Cabell grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 4, Reds 2.

REDS 4TH: Foster struck out; Borbon grounded out (third to
first); Rose doubled to right; Griffey singled to right [Rose to
third]; Morgan grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 4, Reds 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Watson singled to left; May singled to right [Watson
to third]; Rader reached on a fielder's choice [Watson out at
home (third to catcher to third), May to second]; Metzger
grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first)
[Rader out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Reds 2.

REDS 5TH: Bench popped to first in foul territory; Driessen
popped to shortstop; Perez flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 4, Reds 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Andrews doubled; Andrews was picked off second
(catcher to shortstop); Crawford struck out; Howard tripled;
Gross flied out to left; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Reds 2.

REDS 6TH: On a bunt Concepcion grounded out (catcher to first);
Foster walked; Borbon out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to
second) [Foster to second]; Rose grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Reds 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Cabell singled to center; Watson homered [Cabell
scored]; May singled; Rader doubled to left [May to third];
Metzger flied out to center; Andrews was walked intentionally;
Crawford grounded into a double play (shortstop to first)
[Andrews out at second]; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 6, Reds 2.

REDS 7TH: Griffey grounded out (second to first); Morgan walked;
Bench walked [Morgan to second]; Driessen grounded out (second
to first) [Morgan to third, Bench to second]; Perez struck out;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 6, Reds 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Howard flied out to left; Gross grounded out
(shortstop to first); Cabell doubled; Watson flied out to right;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Reds 2.

REDS 8TH: Concepcion singled to left; Foster forced Concepcion
(third to second); ARMBRISTER BATTED FOR BORBON; Armbrister
singled to left [Foster to second]; On a bunt Rose singled
[Foster to third, Armbrister to second]; Griffey tripled to left
[Foster scored, Armbrister scored, Rose scored]; Morgan reached
on a fielder's choice [Griffey out at home (first to pitcher)];
GRANGER REPLACED CRAWFORD (PITCHING); Bench grounded out
(shortstop to first); 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Reds 5.

ASTROS 9TH: MCENANEY REPLACED ARMBRISTER (PITCHING); May struck
out; Rader singled to right; Rader stole second; Metzger flied
out to center [Rader to third]; Andrews was walked
intentionally; Granger struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
6, Reds 5.

REDS 9TH: Driessen singled to second; Perez doubled to left
[Driessen to third]; GERONIMO RAN FOR PEREZ; Concepcion was
walked intentionally; Foster popped to first in foul territory;
CROWLEY BATTED FOR MCENANEY; ROBERTS REPLACED GRANGER
(PITCHING); PLUMMER BATTED FOR CROWLEY; Plummer hit a sacrifice
fly to right [Driessen scored]; Rose grounded out (third to
first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 6, Reds 6.

ASTROS 10TH: DRIESSEN CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); GERONIMO
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); FOSTER CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING
LF); KIRBY REPLACED PLUMMER (PITCHING); Howard walked; Gross out
on a sacrifice bunt (third to second) [Howard to second]; Cabell
grounded out (shortstop to first); Watson flied out to center; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Reds 6.

REDS 10TH: Griffey grounded out (first to pitcher); Morgan
grounded out (first to pitcher); Bench popped to third in foul
territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Reds 6.

ASTROS 11TH: May popped to third; Rader struck out; Metzger
flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Reds 6.

REDS 11TH: Driessen singled to center; Geronimo walked [Driessen
to second]; Concepcion popped to first in foul territory; Foster
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Geronimo out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Reds
6.

ASTROS 12TH: JOHNSON BATTED FOR ANDREWS; Johnson flied out to
center; CRUZ BATTED FOR ROBERTS; Cruz flied out to center;
Howard grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 6, Reds 6.

REDS 12TH: MILBOURNE REPLACED JOHNSON (PLAYING 2B); NIEKRO
REPLACED CRUZ (PITCHING); CHANEY BATTED FOR KIRBY; Chaney flied
out to center; Rose struck out; Griffey doubled to left; Morgan
was walked intentionally; Bench homered [Griffey scored, Morgan
scored]; 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Reds 9.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           6  18   1   13
 Reds             9  15   0   14


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