Houston Astros 5, Cincinnati Reds 1
Regular Season Game 152
Played on Tuesday, September 16, 1975 (N) at Riverfront Stadium

HOU N    2  1  0    0  1  0    1  0  0  -   5 14  1
CIN N    0  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  0  -   1  5  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Howard lf                     5   0   1   1       0   1       1   0
Milbourne 2b                  5   1   2   0       0   1       1   5
Cedeno cf                     5   3   4   0       0   0       3   0
Watson 1b                     3   0   1   0       2   0       9   0
  Helms 3b                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
May c                         4   0   2   3       0   0       5   1
Gross rf                      4   0   2   1       0   0       3   0
Cabell 3b,1b                  4   0   0   0       0   1       3   1
Metzger ss                    4   1   1   0       0   0       2   4
Dierker p                     3   0   1   0       0   1       0   2
Totals                       37   5  14   5       2   4      27  13

FIELDING - 
E: May (9).

BATTING - 
2B: Metzger (7,off Billingham).
3B: Gross (10,off Billingham).
SH: Dierker (12,off Billingham).
GDP: May (7,off Billingham); Gross (11,off Borbon).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Milbourne (1,2nd base off Billingham/Werner); Howard 2 (31,2nd base off
Billingham/Werner,2nd base off Borbon/Werner); Cedeno (48,2nd base off
Billingham/Werner).

Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose 3b                       4   0   1   1       0   0       1   0
  Flynn 3b                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Concepcion ss                 4   0   1   0       0   0       4   6
Morgan 2b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       3   5
Perez 1b                      3   0   0   0       1   2      11   4
Driessen lf                   4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Griffey rf                    2   1   1   0       2   0       0   1
Geronimo cf                   4   0   1   0       0   2       2   0
Werner c                      3   0   0   0       0   0       4   2
  Rettenmund ph               1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Billingham p                  1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Armbrister ph               0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Borbon p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Crowley ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  C. Carroll p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   1   5   1       4   4      27  18

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Perez-Concepcion-Perez, Concepcion-Morgan-Perez.

BATTING - 
2B: Morgan (26,off Dierker); Geronimo (24,off Dierker).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Griffey (14,2nd base off Dierker/May).
CS: Concepcion (6,2nd base by Dierker/May).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker W(14-15)              9     5   1   1   4   4   0  35


Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Billingham L(15-9)            5    10   4   4   2   2   0  25
Borbon                        2     3   1   1   0   0   0   8
C. Carroll                    2     1   0   0   0   2   0   7
Totals                        9    14   5   5   2   4   0  40

WP: Borbon (6).

Umpires: HP - Dick Stello, 1B - Shag Crawford, 2B - Bill Williams, 3B - Terry Tata
Time of Game: 2:22   Attendance: 16025


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Cincinnati Reds          
1. Howard              lf        Rose                3b
2. Milbourne           2b        Concepcion          ss
3. Cedeno              cf        Morgan              2b
4. Watson              1b        Perez               1b
5. May                 c         Driessen            lf
6. Gross               rf        Griffey             rf
7. Cabell              3b        Geronimo            cf
8. Metzger             ss        Werner              c
9. Dierker             p         Billingham          p

ASTROS 1ST: Howard grounded out (second to first); Milbourne
singled to left; On a bunt Cedeno singled [Milbourne to second];
Watson singled to shortstop [Milbourne to third, Cedeno to
second]; May forced Watson (second to shortstop) [Milbourne
scored, Cedeno to third]; Gross singled to left [Cedeno scored,
May to second]; Cabell grounded out (catcher to first); 2 R, 4
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Rose grounded out (shortstop to first); Concepcion
popped to catcher in foul territory; Morgan grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Metzger doubled to right; Dierker out on a sacrifice
bunt (catcher to second) [Metzger to third]; Howard grounded out
(second to first) [Metzger scored]; Milbourne singled to left;
Milbourne stole second; Cedeno grounded out (second to first); 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 0.

REDS 2ND: Perez struck out; Driessen flied out to center;
Griffey walked; Griffey stole second [Griffey to third (error by
May)]; Geronimo struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3,
Reds 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Watson walked; May grounded into a double play
(first to shortstop to first) [Watson out at second]; Gross
tripled; Cabell struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3,
Reds 0.

REDS 3RD: Werner grounded out (pitcher to first); Billingham
lined to first; Rose flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 3, Reds 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Metzger grounded out (first unassisted); Dierker
struck out; Howard singled to center; Howard stole second;
Milbourne grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Astros 3, Reds 0.

REDS 4TH: Concepcion singled to third; Concepcion was caught
stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Morgan popped to third;
Perez walked; Driessen flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Astros 3, Reds 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Cedeno singled to center; Cedeno stole second;
Watson walked; May singled to right [Cedeno scored, Watson out
at third (right to shortstop to third)]; Gross forced May (first
to shortstop); Cabell flied out to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 4, Reds 0.

REDS 5TH: Griffey walked; Geronimo struck out; Werner grounded
out (third to first) [Griffey to second]; ARMBRISTER BATTED FOR
BILLINGHAM; Armbrister walked; Rose singled to right [Griffey
scored, Armbrister to third]; Concepcion flied out to right; 1
R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Reds 1.

ASTROS 6TH: BORBON REPLACED ARMBRISTER (PITCHING); Metzger
grounded out (first unassisted); Dierker singled to center;
Howard forced Dierker (first to shortstop); Howard stole second;
Borbon threw a wild pitch [Howard to third]; Milbourne flied out
to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Reds 1.

REDS 6TH: Morgan grounded out (second to first); Perez struck
out; Driessen grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 4, Reds 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Cedeno singled to left; Watson grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Cedeno to second]; May singled to right
[Cedeno scored]; Gross grounded into a double play (shortstop to
second to first) [May out at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 5, Reds 1.

REDS 7TH: Griffey singled to center; Geronimo forced Griffey
(second to shortstop); Werner forced Geronimo (shortstop to
second); CROWLEY BATTED FOR BORBON; Crowley grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Reds 1.

ASTROS 8TH: C. CARROLL REPLACED CROWLEY (PITCHING); Cabell
grounded out (shortstop to first); Metzger flied out to center;
Dierker grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 5, Reds 1.

REDS 8TH: Rose flied out to left; Concepcion flied out to right;
Morgan doubled to right; Perez grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Reds 1.

ASTROS 9TH: FLYNN REPLACED ROSE (PLAYING 3B); Howard was called
out on strikes; Milbourne struck out; Cedeno singled to left;
Watson popped to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Reds 1.

REDS 9TH: HELMS REPLACED WATSON (PLAYING 3B); CABELL CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); Driessen grounded out (second to first);
Griffey lined to center; Geronimo doubled; RETTENMUND BATTED FOR
WERNER; Rettenmund grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Reds 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5  14   1    8
 Reds             1   5   0    7


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