Cincinnati Reds 8, Houston Astros 6
Regular Season Game 70
Played on Friday, June 25, 1976 (N) at Astrodome

CIN N    2  1  0    2  0  3    0  0  0  -   8 15  0
HOU N    3  0  2    0  0  0    0  1  0  -   6 10  2
Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose 3b                       5   2   2   0       1   1       0   3
Griffey rf                    6   2   2   0       0   1       4   0
Morgan 2b                     2   1   0   0       2   0       1   3
  Flynn 2b                    2   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Driessen 1b                   3   1   3   5       1   0      10   0
  Perez ph,1b                 1   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
Bench c                       4   0   1   1       1   2       5   0
Lum lf                        3   0   1   1       1   1       1   0
  Armbrister ph,lf            1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Concepcion ss                 5   0   0   0       0   1       1   5
Geronimo cf                   5   1   3   0       0   0       2   0
Hinton p                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Borbon p                    3   1   2   0       0   1       0   2
  McEnaney p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       41   8  15   7       6   8      27  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Rose-Morgan-Driessen.

BATTING - 
2B: Driessen (4,off Griffin); Flynn (2,off Siebert).
SH: McEnaney (1,off Siebert).
GDP: Rose (9,off Pentz).
IBB: Bench (4,by Siebert).
Team LOB: 13.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Driessen (6,2nd base off Rondon/Herrmann); Geronimo (7,2nd base off Rondon/Herrmann).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cabell 3b                     5   1   2   1       0   0       1   1
Andrews 2b,ss                 4   1   2   0       0   0       0   2
Cedeno cf                     4   1   1   1       0   2       1   0
Watson 1b                     4   2   2   2       0   0       7   1
Roberts rf                    3   1   2   2       0   0       2   0
Johnson lf                    4   0   1   0       0   0       4   0
Herrmann c                    4   0   0   0       0   1       9   1
Metzger ss                    2   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
  Gross ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Siebert p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  DaVanon ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Rondon p                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Griffin p                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Pentz p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Boswell ph,2b               2   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       36   6  10   6       0   4      27   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Andrews-Metzger-Watson.
E: Andrews (7), Herrmann (1).

BATTING - 
3B: Andrews (3,off Hinton).
HR: Roberts (6,1st inning off Hinton 1 on 2 out); Cabell (1,3rd inning off
Hinton 0 on 0 out); Watson 2 (7,3rd inning off Hinton 0 on 2 out,8th inning
off Borbon 0 on 1 out).
HBP: Roberts (2,by Borbon).
GDP: Cedeno (7,off Borbon).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cabell (12,2nd base off Borbon/Bench).

PITCHING
Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hinton                        2.2   6   5   5   0   1   3  14
Borbon W(1-1)                 5     4   1   1   0   2   1  19
McEnaney SV(4)                1.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                        9    10   6   6   0   4   4  37

HBP: Borbon (2,Roberts).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Rondon                        3.2   6   5   3   4   3   0  22
Griffin L(5-2)                2     5   3   3   0   3   0  11
Pentz                         1.1   2   0   0   0   0   0   5
Siebert                       2     2   0   0   2   2   0  10
Totals                        9    15   8   6   6   8   0  48

IBB: Siebert (6,Bench).

Umpires: HP - Satch Davidson, 1B - Dutch Rennert, 2B - Ed Vargo, 3B - Andy Olsen
Time of Game: 2:45   Attendance: 44988


Starting Lineups:

   Cincinnati Reds               Houston Astros           
1. Rose                3b        Cabell              3b
2. Griffey             rf        Andrews             2b
3. Morgan              2b        Cedeno              cf
4. Driessen            1b        Watson              1b
5. Bench               c         Roberts             rf
6. Lum                 lf        Johnson             lf
7. Concepcion          ss        Herrmann            c
8. Geronimo            cf        Metzger             ss
9. Hinton              p         Rondon              p

REDS 1ST: Rose singled to center; Griffey singled to right [Rose
to third]; Morgan popped to third; Driessen singled to right
[Rose scored, Griffey to third]; Driessen stole second [Griffey
scored (error by Herrmann) (unearned), Driessen to third]; Bench
struck out; Lum walked; Concepcion struck out; 2 R (1 ER), 3 H,
1 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Cabell flied out to right; Andrews tripled to
center; Cedeno singled to center [Andrews scored]; Watson
grounded out (second to shortstop to first) [Cedeno to second];
Roberts homered [Cedeno scored]; Johnson flied out to right; 3
R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 3.

REDS 2ND: Geronimo singled to center; Geronimo stole second;
Hinton flied out to left; Rose reached on an error by Andrews
[Geronimo to third, Rose to first]; Griffey popped to catcher in
foul territory; Morgan walked [Rose to second]; Driessen walked
[Geronimo scored (unearned), Rose to third, Morgan to second];
Bench flied to left in foul territory; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 3
LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 2ND: Herrmann grounded out (shortstop to first); Metzger
grounded out (third to first); Rondon grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 3.

REDS 3RD: Lum grounded out (pitcher to first); Concepcion
grounded out (shortstop to first); Geronimo flied out to center;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Cabell homered; Andrews grounded out (shortstop to
first); Cedeno struck out; Watson homered; Roberts singled to
left; BORBON REPLACED HINTON (PITCHING); Johnson grounded out
(pitcher to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 5.

REDS 4TH: Borbon singled to left; Rose struck out; Griffey flied
out to left; Morgan walked [Borbon to second]; Driessen singled
to center [Borbon scored, Morgan to third]; GRIFFIN REPLACED
RONDON (PITCHING); Bench singled to left [Morgan scored,
Driessen to second]; Lum struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds
5, Astros 5.

ASTROS 4TH: Herrmann flied out to center; Metzger grounded out
(third to first); Griffin struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Reds 5, Astros 5.

REDS 5TH: Concepcion grounded out (first unassisted); Geronimo
grounded out (second to first); Borbon struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Reds 5, Astros 5.

ASTROS 5TH: Cabell flied out to right; Andrews singled to left;
Cedeno grounded into a double play (third to second to first)
[Andrews out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 5, Astros 5.

REDS 6TH: Rose singled to third; Griffey singled to second [Rose
to second]; Morgan popped to shortstop; Driessen doubled to left
[Rose scored, Griffey scored]; Bench struck out; Lum singled to
center [Driessen scored]; PENTZ REPLACED GRIFFIN (PITCHING);
Concepcion grounded out (catcher to first); 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Reds 8, Astros 5.

ASTROS 6TH: FLYNN REPLACED MORGAN (PLAYING 2B); Watson popped to
first in foul territory; Roberts was hit by a pitch; Johnson
popped to shortstop; Herrmann popped to catcher in foul
territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 8, Astros 5.

REDS 7TH: Geronimo singled to center; On a bunt Borbon singled
[Geronimo to second]; Rose grounded into a double play (second
to shortstop to first) [Geronimo to third, Borbon out at
second]; Griffey flied out to left; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds
8, Astros 5.

ASTROS 7TH: GROSS BATTED FOR METZGER; Gross grounded out
(pitcher to first); BOSWELL BATTED FOR PENTZ; Boswell flied out
to left; Cabell singled to left; Cabell stole second; Andrews
flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 8, Astros 5.

REDS 8TH: ANDREWS CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING SS); SIEBERT
REPLACED GROSS (PITCHING); BOSWELL STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B);
Flynn doubled; PEREZ BATTED FOR DRIESSEN; Perez flied out to
right [Flynn to third]; Bench was walked intentionally;
ARMBRISTER BATTED FOR LUM; Armbrister struck out; Concepcion
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 8,
Astros 5.

ASTROS 8TH: PEREZ STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); ARMBRISTER STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Cedeno struck out; Watson homered; Roberts
grounded out (shortstop to first); Johnson singled to left;
MCENANEY REPLACED BORBON (PITCHING); Herrmann struck out; 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 8, Astros 6.

REDS 9TH: Geronimo singled to center; McEnaney out on a
sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Geronimo to second]; Rose
walked; Griffey struck out; Flynn flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 8, Astros 6.

ASTROS 9TH: DAVANON BATTED FOR SIEBERT; DaVanon grounded out
(shortstop to first); Boswell grounded out (first to pitcher);
Cabell flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 8, Astros
6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Reds             8  15   0   13
 Astros           6  10   2    4


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