Cincinnati Reds 4, Houston Astros 3 (11 innings)
Regular Season Game 143
Played on Thursday, September 9, 1976 (N) at Astrodome

CIN N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  2    0  1  -   4 13  1
HOU N    1  2  0    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  -   3  7  1
Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose 3b                       6   0   3   0       0   0       0   2
  Flynn 3b                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Griffey rf                    6   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Morgan 2b                     4   2   1   2       2   0       4   2
Driessen lf                   3   0   1   0       2   0       1   0
  Eastwick p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Bailey ph                   1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  McEnaney p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Bench c                       5   0   3   1       1   0       6   2
Perez 1b                      5   0   2   0       0   1      10   4
Geronimo cf                   3   1   1   0       1   0       4   0
Concepcion ss                 5   1   1   0       0   0       2   5
Zachry p                      1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Armbrister ph               1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sarmiento p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Youngblood ph               1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Borbon p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Foster ph,lf                2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       43   4  13   4       6   4      33* 16

* - Files missing details on 3 outs.
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Perez-Bench-Perez.
E: Rose (11).

BATTING - 
2B: Rose 2 (33,off Andujar 2).
SH: Geronimo (2,off Forsch).
GDP: Perez (9,off Andujar).
IBB: Driessen (2,by Forsch); Morgan (7,by Forsch).
Team LOB: 13.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Griffey (8,3rd base by Forsch/Herrmann).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gross rf                      4   1   1   1       1   0       1   0
  Javier ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Cabell 3b                     5   0   2   1       1   0       2   3
Cedeno cf                     5   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Watson 1b                     5   0   2   1       0   0      11   1
Cruz lf                       5   0   1   0       0   1       6   1
Herrmann c                    4   0   1   0       0   1       5   1
DaVanon 2b                    1   1   0   0       2   0       2   4
  Boswell ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Andrews 2b                  0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
  Johnson ph                  0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Taveras pr,2b               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Metzger ss                    2   0   0   0       2   0       0   4
Andujar p                     3   1   0   0       1   0       1   0
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Milbourne ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   3   7   3       8   4      33  16

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Metzger-DaVanon-Watson.
E: Taveras (1).

BATTING - 
SH: Metzger (8,off Zachry); Herrmann (3,off Borbon).
GDP: Boswell (7,off Borbon).
IBB: Metzger (10,by Borbon).
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Gross (2,2nd base off Zachry/Bench).
CS: DaVanon (2,Home by Zachry/Bench).

PITCHING
Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Zachry                        4     3   3   3   6   3   0  20
Sarmiento                     2     1   0   0   0   0   0   7
Borbon                        2     2   0   0   1   0   0   9
Eastwick W(11-5)              2     1   0   0   1   0   0   8
McEnaney SV(7)                1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                       11     7   3   3   8   4   0  47

IBB: Borbon (10,Metzger).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Andujar                       8.1   9   3   3   4   4   0  37
Forsch L(4-3)                 2.2   4   1   1   2   0   0  13
Totals                       11    13   4   4   6   4   0  50

BK: Andujar (4).
IBB: Forsch 2 (6,Driessen,Morgan).

Umpires: HP - Bob Engel, 1B - Bruce Froemming, 2B - Jerry Dale, 3B - Ed Sudol
Time of Game: 3:13   Attendance: 8945


Starting Lineups:

   Cincinnati Reds               Houston Astros           
1. Rose                3b        Gross               rf
2. Griffey             rf        Cabell              3b
3. Morgan              2b        Cedeno              cf
4. Driessen            lf        Watson              1b
5. Bench               c         Cruz                lf
6. Perez               1b        Herrmann            c
7. Geronimo            cf        DaVanon             2b
8. Concepcion          ss        Metzger             ss
9. Zachry              p         Andujar             p

REDS 1ST: Rose flied out to left; Griffey grounded out (second
to first); Morgan popped to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds
0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Gross walked; Gross stole second; Cabell flied out
to right; Cedeno struck out; Watson singled to left [Gross
scored]; Cruz grounded out (first to pitcher); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 1.

REDS 2ND: Driessen walked; Andujar balked [Driessen to second];
Bench walked; Perez grounded into a double play (shortstop to
second to first) [Driessen to third, Bench out at second];
Geronimo flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Herrmann struck out; DaVanon walked; Metzger walked
[DaVanon to second]; Andujar forced Metzger (first to shortstop)
[DaVanon to third, Andujar to first]; Gross singled to center
[DaVanon scored, Andujar to third]; Cabell singled [Andujar
scored, Gross to second]; Cedeno forced Cabell (shortstop
unassisted); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 3.

REDS 3RD: Concepcion grounded out (third to first); Zachry
struck out; Rose doubled to left; Griffey flied out to left; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Watson lined to first; Cruz struck out; Herrmann
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0,
Astros 3.

REDS 4TH: Morgan flied out to center; Driessen singled; Bench
singled [Driessen to second]; Perez flied out to right [Driessen
to third]; Geronimo walked [Bench to second]; Concepcion forced
Geronimo (shortstop to second); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Reds 0,
Astros 3.

ASTROS 4TH: DaVanon walked; Metzger out on a sacrifice bunt
(first to second) [DaVanon to second]; Andujar walked; Gross
grounded out (first unassisted) [DaVanon to third, Andujar to
second]; Cabell walked while DaVanon was caught stealing home
(catcher to shortstop to catcher); Joaquin Andujar ran to 3B
on walk when not forced; Roger Metzger left 3B and tagged; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 3.

REDS 5TH: ARMBRISTER BATTED FOR ZACHRY; Armbrister grounded out
(second to first); Rose doubled to left; Griffey struck out;
Morgan flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0,
Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: SARMIENTO REPLACED ARMBRISTER (PITCHING); Cedeno
grounded out (shortstop to first); Watson flied out to center;
Cruz out on an unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0,
Astros 3.

REDS 6TH: Driessen grounded out (first to pitcher); Bench flied
out to left; Perez singled; Geronimo flied out to left; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Herrmann singled to right; DaVanon out on an unknown
play; Metzger flied out to center; Andujar flied out to right; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 3.

REDS 7TH: Concepcion grounded out (shortstop to first);
YOUNGBLOOD BATTED FOR SARMIENTO; Youngblood flied out to center;
Rose grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds
0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: BORBON REPLACED YOUNGBLOOD (PITCHING); Gross
grounded out (second to first); Cabell flied out to center;
Cedeno grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Reds 0, Astros 3.

REDS 8TH: Griffey grounded out (first unassisted); Morgan
walked; Driessen grounded out (shortstop to first) [Morgan to
second]; Bench singled to left [Morgan scored]; Perez struck
out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Watson singled; Cruz singled [Watson to second];
Herrmann reached on an error by Rose on a sacrifice bunt [Watson
to third, Cruz to second, Herrmann to first]; BOSWELL BATTED FOR
DAVANON; Boswell grounded into a double play (first to catcher
to first) [Cruz to third, Herrmann to second, Watson out at
home]; Metzger was walked intentionally; Andujar flied out to
left; 0 R, 2 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 3.

REDS 9TH: ANDREWS REPLACED BOSWELL (PLAYING 2B); Geronimo
singled to left; Concepcion singled to second [Geronimo to
second]; FOSTER BATTED FOR BORBON; Foster struck out; Rose
singled to left [Geronimo to third, Concepcion to second];
FORSCH REPLACED ANDUJAR (PITCHING); Griffey flied out to left;
Morgan singled to right [Geronimo scored, Concepcion scored,
Rose to third, Morgan to second (on throw)]; Driessen was walked
intentionally; Bench grounded out (third to first); 2 R, 4 H, 0
E, 3 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 9TH: EASTWICK REPLACED DRIESSEN (PITCHING); FOSTER STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Gross grounded out (shortstop to first);
Cabell singled to left; Cedeno forced Cabell (third to second);
Watson grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Reds 3, Astros 3.

REDS 10TH: Perez singled; Geronimo out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [Perez to second]; Concepcion grounded out
(third to first); Foster popped to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Reds 3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 10TH: Cruz grounded out (pitcher to first); Herrmann out
on an unknown play; JOHNSON BATTED FOR ANDREWS; Johnson walked;
TAVERAS RAN FOR JOHNSON; Metzger forced Taveras (shortstop to
second) [Metzger to first]; Debut game for Alex Taveras;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 3.

REDS 11TH: TAVERAS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); Rose grounded
out (second to first); Griffey reached on an error by Taveras
[Griffey to second]; Morgan was walked intentionally; Griffey
was caught stealing third (catcher to third) [Morgan to second];
BAILEY BATTED FOR EASTWICK; Bailey singled [Morgan scored,
Bailey to second (on throw to home)]; Bench singled to left
[Bailey out at home (left to catcher)]; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Reds 4, Astros 3.

ASTROS 11TH: FLYNN REPLACED ROSE (PLAYING 3B); MCENANEY REPLACED
BAILEY (PITCHING); MILBOURNE BATTED FOR FORSCH; Milbourne popped
to second; JAVIER BATTED FOR GROSS; Javier struck out; Debut
game for Al Javier; Cabell flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Reds             4  13   1   13
 Astros           3   7   1   11


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