Cincinnati Reds 5, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 158
Played on Tuesday, September 23, 1975 (N) at Astrodome

CIN N    0  3  1    0  0  0    0  1  0  -   5 10  0
HOU N    0  1  2    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   3  4  0
Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose 3b                       3   0   1   2       1   1       0   0
  Flynn 3b                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Concepcion ss                 5   0   1   0       0   0       1   2
Morgan 2b                     4   1   2   0       1   0       1   2
  Chaney 2b                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Perez 1b                      5   0   1   1       0   1       8   1
Foster lf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
Plummer c                     4   1   1   0       0   0       5   0
  Werner c                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Griffey rf                    4   2   3   0       0   0       2   0
Geronimo cf                   4   1   1   2       0   0       5   0
Norman p                      1   0   0   0       1   1       1   1
  Eastwick p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   5  10   5       3   3      27   7

BATTING - 
2B: Perez (26,off Cosgrove); Griffey (15,off Cosgrove).
SH: Norman 2 (9,off Cosgrove 2).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Griffey (16,3rd base off Cosgrove/Jutze).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Howard lf                     4   0   0   0       0   3       4   0
Milbourne 2b                  4   1   1   2       0   0       1   3
Cedeno cf                     4   0   1   0       0   0       4   0
Johnson 1b                    4   1   1   1       0   0       9   1
Cabell 3b                     3   0   0   0       0   0       2   3
Gross rf                      3   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Jutze c                       3   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Metzger ss                    3   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Cosgrove p                    2   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Helms ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   3   4   3       0   4      27   9

BATTING - 
HR: Johnson (18,2nd inning off Norman 0 on 0 out); Milbourne (1,3rd inning
off Norman 1 on 2 out).
Team LOB: 1.

PITCHING
Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Norman W(12-4)                8     4   3   3   0   4   2  28
Eastwick SV(21)               1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     4   3   3   0   4   2  31


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Cosgrove L(1-2)               8     9   5   5   3   3   0  36
Forsch                        1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        9    10   5   5   3   3   0  40


Umpires: HP - Bob Engel, 1B - Jerry Dale, 2B - John McSherry, 3B - Doug Harvey
Time of Game: 1:59   Attendance: 7712


Starting Lineups:

   Cincinnati Reds               Houston Astros           
1. Rose                3b        Howard              lf
2. Concepcion          ss        Milbourne           2b
3. Morgan              2b        Cedeno              cf
4. Perez               1b        Johnson             1b
5. Foster              lf        Cabell              3b
6. Plummer             c         Gross               rf
7. Griffey             rf        Jutze               c
8. Geronimo            cf        Metzger             ss
9. Norman              p         Cosgrove            p

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

ASTROS 1ST: Howard struck out; Milbourne popped to catcher in
foul territory; Cedeno grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

REDS 2ND: Foster flied out to right; Plummer singled to left;
Griffey singled to right [Plummer to third]; Geronimo singled to
right [Plummer scored, Griffey to third]; Norman out on a
sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Geronimo to second]; Rose
singled to right [Griffey scored, Geronimo scored]; Concepcion
flied out to right; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Johnson homered; Cabell flied out to right; Gross
grounded out (shortstop to first); Jutze popped to shortstop; 1
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 1.

REDS 3RD: Morgan singled to first; Perez doubled [Morgan
scored]; Foster flied out to center; Plummer flied out to left;
Griffey grounded out (pitcher to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Reds 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Metzger singled to center; Cosgrove grounded out
(second to first) [Metzger to second]; Howard flied out to
center; Milbourne homered [Metzger scored]; Cedeno flied out to
center; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 3.

REDS 4TH: Geronimo popped to third; Norman walked; Rose was
called out on strikes; Concepcion singled to center [Norman to
second]; Morgan grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Johnson flied out to center; Cabell flied out to
right; Gross struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 3.

REDS 5TH: Perez struck out; Foster popped to shortstop; Plummer
flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Jutze grounded out (first to pitcher); Metzger flied
out to center; Cosgrove grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 3.

REDS 6TH: Griffey singled; Geronimo popped to third in foul
territory; Norman out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first)
[Griffey to second]; Rose walked; Concepcion lined to left; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: FLYNN REPLACED ROSE (PLAYING 3B); Howard struck out;
Milbourne flied out to left; Cedeno singled; Johnson forced
Cedeno (third to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros
3.

REDS 7TH: Morgan popped to first; Perez flied out to center;
Foster grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Reds 4, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Cabell flied out to left; Gross grounded out
(pitcher to first); Jutze flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 3.

REDS 8TH: Plummer grounded out (third to first); Griffey doubled
to right; Griffey stole third; Geronimo grounded out (second to
first) [Griffey scored]; Norman was called out on strikes; 1 R,
1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 5, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Metzger flied out to center; HELMS BATTED FOR
COSGROVE; Helms popped to first in foul territory; Howard struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 5, Astros 3.

REDS 9TH: FORSCH REPLACED HELMS (PITCHING); Flynn flied out to
right; Concepcion grounded out (third to first); Morgan singled
to shortstop; Perez flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Reds 5, Astros 3.

ASTROS 9TH: CHANEY REPLACED MORGAN (PLAYING 2B); WERNER REPLACED
PLUMMER (PLAYING C ); EASTWICK REPLACED NORMAN (PITCHING);
Milbourne grounded out (shortstop to first); Cedeno flied out to
left; Johnson popped to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 5,
Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Reds             5  10   0    8
 Astros           3   4   0    1


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