Cincinnati Reds 6, Houston Astros 4
Regular Season Game 159
Played on Wednesday, September 24, 1975 (N) at Astrodome

CIN N    0  0  0    2  1  3    0  0  0  -   6 10  1
HOU N    1  0  1    1  0  1    0  0  0  -   4  7  0
Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose 3b                       5   0   2   2       0   0       0   4
Concepcion ss                 4   0   1   1       0   0       1   1
  Chaney ss                   1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Morgan 2b                     2   2   2   1       2   0       2   3
  Werner c                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Perez 1b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       8   0
  Darcy p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Armbrister ph               1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Eastwick p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Driessen lf,1b                4   1   2   1       1   0       5   1
Griffey rf                    4   1   0   0       1   0       2   0
Geronimo cf                   3   0   2   0       0   0       3   0
Plummer c                     2   1   1   1       0   0       2   0
  Flynn 2b                    1   0   0   0       0   0       1   3
Kirby p                       2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Rettenmund ph,lf            1   1   0   0       1   0       1   0
Totals                       35   6  10   6       5   4      27  14

FIELDING - 
E: Werner (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Plummer (7,off Dierker); Rose (46,off York).
HR: Morgan (16,5th inning off Dierker 0 on 2 out).
SF: Plummer (4,off Dierker).
HBP: Geronimo (4,by Dierker).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Morgan 2 (65,2nd base off Dierker/May 2); Geronimo (13,2nd base off Dierker/May);
Driessen (10,2nd base off Dierker/May).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Howard lf                     4   1   1   0       0   0       3   1
Andrews 2b                    2   0   0   0       1   0       1   1
  Gardner ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Helms 2b                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Cedeno cf                     4   1   1   0       0   1       2   0
Johnson 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   0      13   0
May c                         4   0   0   1       0   0       3   1
Gross rf                      3   1   0   0       1   0       2   0
DaVanon 3b                    4   0   2   1       0   0       1   5
Milbourne ss                  4   1   2   0       0   0       2   4
Dierker p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Konieczny p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cruz ph                     1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  York p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Siebert p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Boswell ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   4   7   2       2   2      27  13

BATTING - 
2B: DaVanon (4,off Kirby); Cruz (15,off Darcy).
SH: Dierker (13,off Kirby).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Howard (32,2nd base off Kirby/Plummer); Cedeno (50,2nd base off Darcy/Werner).

PITCHING
Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Kirby W(10-6)                 5     3   3   3   2   2   0  20
Darcy                         3     3   1   0   0   0   0  12
Eastwick SV(22)               1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        9     7   4   3   2   2   0  36

WP: Kirby 2 (12).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker L(14-16)              5.2   7   6   6   3   2   1  28
Konieczny                     1.1   2   0   0   2   0   0   7
York                          1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Siebert                       1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9    10   6   6   5   4   1  42

HBP: Dierker (7,Geronimo).

Umpires: HP - Jerry Dale, 1B - John McSherry, 2B - Doug Harvey, 3B - Bob Engel
Time of Game: 2:18   Attendance: 10237


Starting Lineups:

   Cincinnati Reds               Houston Astros           
1. Rose                3b        Howard              lf
2. Concepcion          ss        Andrews             2b
3. Morgan              2b        Cedeno              cf
4. Perez               1b        Johnson             1b
5. Driessen            lf        May                 c
6. Griffey             rf        Gross               rf
7. Geronimo            cf        DaVanon             3b
8. Plummer             c         Milbourne           ss
9. Kirby               p         Dierker             p

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

ASTROS 1ST: Howard singled; Howard stole second; Andrews
grounded out (first unassisted) [Howard to third]; Cedeno
grounded out (third to first); Kirby threw a wild pitch [Howard
scored]; Johnson popped to shortstop; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Reds 0, Astros 1.

REDS 2ND: Driessen popped to shortstop; Griffey grounded out
(second to first); Geronimo was hit by a pitch; Geronimo stole
second; Plummer grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: May flied out to right; Gross grounded out (second
to first); DaVanon flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Reds 0, Astros 1.

REDS 3RD: Kirby grounded out (third to first); Rose lined to
left; Concepcion grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Milbourne singled to first; Dierker out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Milbourne to second]; Howard
grounded out (second to first) [Milbourne to third]; Kirby threw
a wild pitch [Milbourne scored]; Andrews walked; Cedeno struck
out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 2.

REDS 4TH: Morgan singled; Morgan stole second; Perez flied out
to right [Morgan to third]; Driessen singled to shortstop
[Morgan scored]; Driessen stole second; Griffey walked; Geronimo
singled to shortstop [Driessen to third, Griffey to second];
Plummer hit a sacrifice fly to center [Driessen scored]; Kirby
struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Johnson grounded out (third to first); May grounded
out (third to first); Gross walked; DaVanon doubled to right
[Gross scored]; Milbourne lined to second; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Reds 2, Astros 3.

REDS 5TH: Rose grounded out (third to first); Concepcion flied
out to left; Morgan homered; Perez struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Dierker struck out; Howard grounded out (second to
first); Andrews grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 3.

REDS 6TH: Driessen singled to right; Griffey forced Driessen
(shortstop to second); Geronimo popped to shortstop; Plummer
doubled to left [Griffey to third]; RETTENMUND BATTED FOR KIRBY;
Rettenmund walked; Rose singled to center [Griffey scored,
Plummer scored, Rettenmund to second]; KONIECZNY REPLACED
DIERKER (PITCHING); Concepcion singled to left [Rettenmund
scored, Rose to second]; Morgan walked [Rose to third,
Concepcion to second]; Perez grounded out (shortstop to first);
3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Reds 6, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: WERNER REPLACED MORGAN (PLAYING C ); DARCY REPLACED
PEREZ (PITCHING); DRIESSEN CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); FLYNN
REPLACED PLUMMER (PLAYING 2B); RETTENMUND STAYED IN GAME
(PLAYING LF); Cedeno singled to right; Cedeno stole second
[Cedeno to third (error by Werner)]; Johnson grounded out
(shortstop to first); May grounded out (first to pitcher)
[Cedeno scored (unearned)]; Gross grounded out (second to
first); 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 6, Astros 4.

REDS 7TH: Driessen walked; Griffey flied out to center; Geronimo
singled to left [Driessen out at third (left to third), Geronimo
to second (on throw to 3b)]; Flynn flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 6, Astros 4.

ASTROS 7TH: CHANEY REPLACED CONCEPCION (PLAYING SS); DaVanon
flied out to center; Milbourne singled to first; CRUZ BATTED FOR
KONIECZNY; Cruz doubled to center [Milbourne to third]; Howard
popped to shortstop; GARDNER BATTED FOR ANDREWS; Gardner
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 6,
Astros 4.

REDS 8TH: HELMS REPLACED GARDNER (PLAYING 2B); YORK REPLACED
CRUZ (PITCHING); Rettenmund grounded out (third to first); Rose
doubled; Chaney struck out (catcher to first); Werner grounded
out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 6, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: Cedeno popped to second; Johnson flied out to left;
May grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds
6, Astros 4.

REDS 9TH: SIEBERT REPLACED YORK (PITCHING); ARMBRISTER BATTED
FOR DARCY; Armbrister struck out; Driessen grounded out (first
unassisted); Griffey grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 6, Astros 4.

ASTROS 9TH: EASTWICK REPLACED ARMBRISTER (PITCHING); Gross
grounded out (pitcher to first); DaVanon singled to center;
Milbourne flied out to center; BOSWELL BATTED FOR SIEBERT;
Boswell flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 6,
Astros 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Reds             6  10   1    9
 Astros           4   7   0    5


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