Houston Astros 4, Cincinnati Reds 3
Regular Season Game 4
Played on Monday, April 11, 1977 (N) at Astrodome

CIN N    0  0  0    0  0  2    0  0  1  -   3  8  0
HOU N    4  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  x  -   4  5  0
Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose 3b                       4   0   1   1       1   1       0   4
Griffey rf                    5   1   1   1       0   0       1   0
Morgan 2b                     2   0   0   0       2   0       2   3
Bench c                       4   1   1   0       0   0       4   1
Foster lf                     4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Driessen 1b                   4   1   2   1       0   0      10   0
Concepcion ss                 3   0   1   0       1   0       2   3
Geronimo cf                   4   0   1   0       0   1       4   0
Fryman p                      2   0   0   0       0   2       0   2
  Lum ph                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Borbon p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Summers ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       34   3   8   3       4   5      24  13

BATTING - 
HR: Griffey (2,6th inning off Konieczny 0 on 0 out).
GDP: Foster (1,off Niekro).
Team LOB: 8.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gonzalez 2b                   3   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
Cabell 3b                     3   1   1   0       0   0       2   3
Cruz cf,rf                    4   1   1   0       0   0       2   0
Watson 1b                     4   1   1   1       0   0       8   3
Ferguson c                    3   0   0   1       0   1       5   1
Johnson lf                    2   1   1   2       1   1       3   0
Roberts rf                    2   0   0   0       1   1       0   0
  Gardner cf                  0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Metzger ss                    3   0   0   0       0   0       2   3
Konieczny p                   2   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
  Niekro p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       27   4   5   4       2   4      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Metzger-Gonzalez-Watson.

BATTING - 
HR: Johnson (1,1st inning off Fryman 1 on 2 out).
SH: Gonzalez (1,off Fryman).
HBP: Cabell (1,by Fryman).
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cabell (4,2nd base off Fryman/Bench).
CS: Cabell (2,2nd base by Fryman/Bench).

PITCHING
Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Fryman L(1-1)                 6     5   4   4   2   4   1  25
Borbon                        2     0   0   0   0   0   0   6
Totals                        8     5   4   4   2   4   1  31

HBP: Fryman (1,Cabell).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Konieczny W(1-0)              5.1   5   2   2   3   2   1  24
Niekro SV(1)                  3.2   3   1   1   1   3   0  14
Totals                        9     8   3   3   4   5   1  38


Umpires: HP - John McSherry, 1B - Bill Williams, 2B - Bob Engel, 3B - Jerry Dale
Time of Game: 2:05   Attendance: 10807


Starting Lineups:

   Cincinnati Reds               Houston Astros           
1. Rose                3b        Gonzalez            2b
2. Griffey             rf        Cabell              3b
3. Morgan              2b        Cruz                cf
4. Bench               c         Watson              1b
5. Foster              lf        Ferguson            c
6. Driessen            1b        Johnson             lf
7. Concepcion          ss        Roberts             rf
8. Geronimo            cf        Metzger             ss
9. Fryman              p         Konieczny           p

REDS 1ST: Rose grounded out (first to pitcher); Griffey grounded
out (shortstop to first); Morgan walked; Bench popped to first;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Gonzalez struck out; Cabell was hit by a pitch;
Cabell stole second; Cruz singled to third [Cabell to third];
Watson singled to right [Cabell scored, Cruz to third]; Ferguson
grounded out (shortstop to first) [Cruz scored, Watson to
second]; Johnson homered [Watson scored]; Roberts walked;
Metzger forced Roberts (shortstop to second); 4 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 4.

REDS 2ND: Foster grounded out (shortstop to first); Driessen
flied out to left; Concepcion walked; Geronimo grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 4.

ASTROS 2ND: Konieczny grounded out (third to first); Gonzalez
grounded out (second to first); Cabell singled to center; Cabell
was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 4.

REDS 3RD: Fryman struck out; Rose walked; Griffey forced Rose
(first to shortstop); Morgan popped to third in foul territory;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 4.

ASTROS 3RD: Cruz grounded out (shortstop to first); Watson
grounded out (second to first); Ferguson grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 4.

REDS 4TH: Bench grounded out (third to first); Foster lined to
center; Driessen grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 4.

ASTROS 4TH: Johnson struck out; Roberts struck out; Metzger
flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 4.

REDS 5TH: Concepcion grounded out (third to first); Geronimo
singled to center; On a bunt Fryman struck out; Rose flied out
to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Konieczny singled to left; Gonzalez out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Konieczny to second]; Cabell
grounded out (pitcher to first) [Konieczny to third]; Cruz
popped to shortstop in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Reds 0, Astros 4.

REDS 6TH: Griffey homered; Morgan popped to first in foul
territory; Bench singled to left; Foster singled to left [Bench
to second]; Driessen singled to right [Bench scored, Foster to
third]; NIEKRO REPLACED KONIECZNY (PITCHING); Concepcion reached
on a fielder's choice [Foster out at home (third to catcher to
shortstop), Driessen to second]; Geronimo struck out; 2 R, 4 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Watson flied out to center; Ferguson struck out;
Johnson walked; Roberts flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 4.

REDS 7TH: GARDNER REPLACED ROBERTS (PLAYING CF); CRUZ CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); LUM BATTED FOR FRYMAN; Lum flied out to
right; Rose struck out; Griffey flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 4.

ASTROS 7TH: BORBON REPLACED LUM (PITCHING); Metzger lined to
right; Niekro flied out to center; Gonzalez grounded out (third
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 4.

REDS 8TH: Morgan walked; Bench popped to third in foul
territory; Foster grounded into a double play (shortstop to
second to first) [Morgan out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Reds 2, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: Cabell grounded out (second to first); Cruz flied
out to center; Watson grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 4.

REDS 9TH: Driessen singled to right; Concepcion singled to
center [Driessen to second]; Geronimo flied out to left; SUMMERS
BATTED FOR BORBON; Summers struck out; Rose singled [Driessen
scored, Concepcion to second]; Griffey flied out to center; 1 R,
3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 4.

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


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