Houston Astros 5, Cincinnati Reds 1
Regular Season Game 157
Played on Monday, September 22, 1975 (N) at Astrodome

CIN N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   1  4  0
HOU N    3  0  0    0  0  0    2  0  x  -   5  9  0
Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose 3b                       3   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
  Flynn 3b                    1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Concepcion ss                 4   0   1   0       0   1       3   4
Griffey rf                    3   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Morgan 2b                     3   0   1   0       0   0       3   6
  Chaney 2b                   0   0   0   1       1   0       0   1
Driessen 1b                   2   0   0   0       1   0      10   1
  Perez ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Crowley lf                    3   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  McEnaney p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Foster ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Armbrister cf                 3   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Plummer c                     2   0   0   0       1   0       3   1
Billingham p                  1   0   0   0       1   0       0   2
  Rettenmund lf               1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       28   1   4   1       4   6      24  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Concepcion-Morgan-Driessen, Billingham-Plummer-Driessen, Concepcion-Morgan-Driessen.
PB: Plummer (2).

BATTING - 
HBP: Griffey (1,by Niekro).
GDP: Crowley (6,off Niekro); Rettenmund (5,off Niekro).
Team LOB: 5.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gardner lf                    3   1   2   0       1   0       2   0
Andrews 2b                    5   1   3   0       0   0       3   3
Cedeno cf                     3   2   1   3       2   0       2   1
Johnson 1b                    3   1   1   2       0   1      11   1
May c                         4   0   1   0       0   0       6   0
Gross rf                      2   0   0   0       2   0       1   0
Boswell 3b                    2   0   0   0       2   0       0   3
Metzger ss                    4   0   1   0       0   0       1   3
Niekro p                      3   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Siebert p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   5   9   5       7   2      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Johnson-Metzger-Johnson, Boswell-Andrews-Johnson, Cedeno-Andrews.

BATTING - 
2B: May (15,off Billingham).
HR: Cedeno (13,1st inning off Billingham 2 on 0 out); Johnson (17,7th inning
off McEnaney 1 on 0 out).
SH: Niekro (2,off Billingham).
HBP: Johnson (5,by Billingham); Gardner (1,by McEnaney).
GDP: Andrews 2 (6,off Billingham 2); Boswell (7,off McEnaney).
IBB: Cedeno (9,by Billingham); Gardner (1,by Billingham).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Andrews 2 (12,2nd base off Billingham/Plummer 2); Cedeno (49,3rd base off
McEnaney/Plummer).

PITCHING
Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Billingham L(15-10)           6     7   3   3   5   2   1  29
McEnaney                      2     2   2   2   2   0   1  10
Totals                        8     9   5   5   7   2   2  39

HBP: Billingham (8,Johnson); McEnaney (2,Gardner).
IBB: Billingham 2 (12,Cedeno,Gardner).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro W(6-4)                 8     4   1   1   4   5   0  31
Siebert SV(1)                 1     0   0   0   0   1   0   2
Totals                        9     4   1   1   4   6   0  33

Niekro faced 4 batters in the 9th inning
HBP: Niekro (2,Griffey).

Umpires: HP - Doug Harvey, 1B - Bob Engel, 2B - Jerry Dale, 3B - John McSherry
Time of Game: 2:12   Attendance: 6422


Starting Lineups:

   Cincinnati Reds               Houston Astros           
1. Rose                3b        Gardner             lf
2. Concepcion          ss        Andrews             2b
3. Griffey             rf        Cedeno              cf
4. Morgan              2b        Johnson             1b
5. Driessen            1b        May                 c
6. Crowley             lf        Gross               rf
7. Armbrister          cf        Boswell             3b
8. Plummer             c         Metzger             ss
9. Billingham          p         Niekro              p

REDS 1ST: Rose struck out; Concepcion flied out to left; Griffey
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Gardner singled to shortstop; Andrews singled to
right [Gardner to third]; Andrews stole second; Cedeno homered
[Gardner scored, Andrews scored]; Johnson struck out; May
doubled; Gross flied out to right; Boswell walked; Metzger
grounded out (second to first); 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 0,
Astros 3.

REDS 2ND: Morgan grounded out (first unassisted); Driessen
walked; Crowley grounded into a double play (first to shortstop
to first) [Driessen out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds
0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 2ND: Niekro grounded out (shortstop to first); Gardner
grounded out (second to first); Andrews singled; Andrews stole
second; Cedeno was walked intentionally; Johnson was hit by a
pitch [Andrews to third, Cedeno to second]; May flied out to
right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 3.

REDS 3RD: Armbrister popped to first in foul territory; Plummer
grounded out (shortstop to first); Billingham grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Gross walked; Boswell forced Gross (first to
shortstop); Metzger forced Boswell (second to shortstop); Niekro
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 3.

REDS 4TH: Rose singled to right; Concepcion flied out to left;
Griffey flied out to right; Morgan singled to left [Rose to
second]; Driessen grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Gardner singled; Andrews grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Gardner out at second]; Cedeno
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0,
Astros 3.

REDS 5TH: Crowley struck out; Armbrister struck out; Plummer
flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Johnson flied out to right; May popped to shortstop;
Gross flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 3.

REDS 6TH: Billingham walked; Rose forced Billingham (third to
second); Concepcion struck out; Griffey grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: FLYNN REPLACED ROSE (PLAYING 3B); Boswell walked;
Metzger singled to left [Boswell to second]; Niekro out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Boswell to third, Metzger to
second]; Gardner was walked intentionally; Andrews grounded into
a double play (pitcher to catcher to first) [Boswell out at
home]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 3.

REDS 7TH: Morgan grounded out (first unassisted); Driessen
grounded out (second to pitcher); Crowley grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: MCENANEY REPLACED CROWLEY (PITCHING); RETTENMUND
REPLACED BILLINGHAM (PLAYING LF); Cedeno walked; Plummer allowed
a passed ball [Cedeno to second]; Cedeno stole third; Johnson
homered [Cedeno scored]; May flied out to left; Gross walked;
Boswell grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Gross out at second]; 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0,
Astros 5.

REDS 8TH: Armbrister grounded out (third to first); Plummer
walked; Rettenmund grounded into a double play (third to second
to first) [Plummer out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds
0, Astros 5.

ASTROS 8TH: CHANEY REPLACED MORGAN (PLAYING 2B); Metzger
grounded out (shortstop to first); Niekro grounded out (second
to first); Gardner was hit by a pitch; Andrews singled [Gardner
to second]; Cedeno popped to first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds
0, Astros 5.

REDS 9TH: Flynn singled to third; Concepcion singled to center
[Flynn to second]; Griffey was hit by a pitch [Flynn to third,
Concepcion to second]; Chaney walked [Flynn scored, Concepcion
to third, Griffey to second]; SIEBERT REPLACED NIEKRO
(PITCHING); PEREZ BATTED FOR DRIESSEN; Perez struck out; FOSTER
BATTED FOR MCENANEY; Foster hit into a double play (center to
second) [Griffey out at third]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 1,
Astros 5.

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


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