Houston Astros 7, Cincinnati Reds 6
Regular Season Game 6
Played on Wednesday, April 13, 1977 (N) at Astrodome

CIN N    2  0  2    2  0  0    0  0  0  -   6 10  0
HOU N    0  0  0    2  0  4    0  0  1  -   7 14  0
Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose 3b                       4   3   2   0       1   1       0   1
Griffey rf                    4   1   3   2       0   0       3   0
Morgan 2b                     4   1   1   2       0   0       1   1
Bench c                       4   0   0   0       0   0       5   0
Foster lf                     3   0   2   2       0   1       1   0
Driessen 1b                   4   0   0   0       0   1      11   1
Concepcion ss                 4   0   0   0       0   0       3   6
Geronimo cf                   4   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
Billingham p                  3   1   1   0       0   0       1   3
  Murray p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Lum ph                      1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Armbrister pr               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Borbon p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   6  10   6       1   5      26  13

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

BATTING - 
2B: Morgan (2,off Andujar); Rose (4,off Sambito).
SF: Foster (2,off Andujar).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Armbrister (1,2nd base by Forsch/Herrmann).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gonzalez 2b                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Sperring 2b                 4   0   1   0       0   2       1   3
Cabell 3b                     5   1   1   0       0   0       1   2
Cruz rf                       5   3   3   1       0   0       2   0
Watson 1b                     4   1   1   0       1   1      10   1
Crawford lf                   4   1   3   2       1   0       0   0
Gardner cf                    3   1   1   1       0   0       3   0
Herrmann c                    4   0   2   1       0   1       6   2
Metzger ss                    4   0   0   0       0   0       3   2
Andujar p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Sambito p                   2   0   1   0       0   1       0   2
  Boswell ph                  1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Larson p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ferguson ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       38   7  14   6       2   5      27  15

BATTING - 
2B: Cruz 2 (2,off Billingham,off Borbon).
SH: Gardner (1,off Murray).
GDP: Metzger (1,off Murray).
Team LOB: 8.

PITCHING
Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Billingham                    5     7   5   5   1   4   0  23
Murray                        3     5   1   1   0   0   0  13
Borbon L(0-1)                 0.2   2   1   1   1   1   0   5
Totals                        8.2  14   7   7   2   5   0  41

Billingham faced 3 batters in the 6th inning

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Andujar                       2.2   5   4   4   1   2   0  14
Sambito                       3.1   3   2   2   0   2   0  13
Larson                        2     1   0   0   0   0   0   7
Forsch W(2-0)                 1     1   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9    10   6   6   1   5   0  37


Umpires: HP - Bob Engel, 1B - Jerry Dale, 2B - John McSherry, 3B - Bill Williams
Time of Game: 2:32   Attendance: 17492


Starting Lineups:

   Cincinnati Reds               Houston Astros           
1. Rose                3b        Gonzalez            2b
2. Griffey             rf        Cabell              3b
3. Morgan              2b        Cruz                rf
4. Bench               c         Watson              1b
5. Foster              lf        Crawford            lf
6. Driessen            1b        Gardner             cf
7. Concepcion          ss        Herrmann            c
8. Geronimo            cf        Metzger             ss
9. Billingham          p         Andujar             p

REDS 1ST: Rose walked; Griffey singled to center [Rose to
third]; Morgan doubled to right [Rose scored, Griffey to third];
Bench reached on a fielder's choice [Griffey out at home
(pitcher to third to catcher), Morgan to third, Bench to
second]; Foster hit a sacrifice fly to right [Morgan scored,
Bench to third]; Driessen was called out on strikes; 2 R, 2 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Gonzalez grounded out (shortstop to first); Cabell
grounded out (pitcher to first); Cruz grounded out (first to
pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 0.

REDS 2ND: Concepcion grounded out (shortstop to first); Geronimo
was called out on strikes; Billingham flied out to right; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson struck out; Crawford grounded out (third to
first); Gardner grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 0.

REDS 3RD: Rose singled to left; Griffey singled to right [Rose
to third]; Morgan grounded out (second to first) [Rose scored,
Griffey to second]; Bench grounded out (pitcher to first)
[Griffey to third]; Foster singled to right [Griffey scored];
SAMBITO REPLACED ANDUJAR (PITCHING); Driessen grounded out
(pitcher to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Herrmann struck out; Metzger grounded out (pitcher
to first); Sambito struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 4,
Astros 0.

REDS 4TH: SPERRING REPLACED GONZALEZ (PLAYING 2B); Concepcion
lined to third; Geronimo struck out; Billingham singled to
center; Rose doubled [Billingham to third]; Griffey singled to
left [Billingham scored, Rose scored]; Morgan lined to
shortstop; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 6, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Sperring struck out; Cabell singled to third; Cruz
doubled to center [Cabell scored]; Watson grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Cruz to third]; Crawford singled to center
[Cruz scored]; Gardner flied out to left; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Reds 6, Astros 2.

REDS 5TH: Bench grounded out (pitcher to first); Foster struck
out; Driessen flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds
6, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Herrmann grounded out (first unassisted); Metzger
flied out to right; Sambito singled to first; Sperring singled
to left [Sambito to second]; Cabell grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 6, Astros 2.

REDS 6TH: Concepcion grounded out (second to first); Geronimo
grounded out (third to first); Billingham grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 6, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Cruz singled to center; Watson singled [Cruz to
second]; Crawford walked [Cruz to third, Watson to second];
MURRAY REPLACED BILLINGHAM (PITCHING); Gardner singled to
shortstop [Cruz scored, Watson to third, Crawford to second];
Herrmann singled to center [Watson scored, Crawford to third,
Gardner to second]; Metzger grounded into a double play (second
to shortstop to first) [Crawford scored (no RBI), Gardner to
third, Herrmann out at second]; BOSWELL BATTED FOR SAMBITO;
Boswell singled to center [Gardner scored]; Sperring flied out
to right; 4 R, 5 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 6, Astros 6.

REDS 7TH: LARSON REPLACED BOSWELL (PITCHING); Rose grounded out
(second to first); Griffey lined to shortstop; Morgan flied out
to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 6, Astros 6.

ASTROS 7TH: Cabell grounded out (shortstop to first); Cruz flied
out to right; Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 6, Astros 6.

REDS 8TH: Bench grounded out (catcher to first); Foster singled
to center; Driessen flied out to center; Concepcion forced
Foster (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 6,
Astros 6.

ASTROS 8TH: Crawford singled; Gardner out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [Crawford to second]; Herrmann singled to
right [Crawford to third]; Metzger lined to shortstop; FERGUSON
BATTED FOR LARSON; Ferguson popped to shortstop; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Reds 6, Astros 6.

REDS 9TH: FORSCH REPLACED FERGUSON (PITCHING); Geronimo grounded
out (first to pitcher); LUM BATTED FOR MURRAY; Lum singled to
center; ARMBRISTER RAN FOR LUM; Armbrister was caught stealing
second (catcher to shortstop); Rose was called out on strikes; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 6, Astros 6.

ASTROS 9TH: BORBON REPLACED ARMBRISTER (PITCHING); Sperring
struck out; Cabell lined to center; Cruz doubled to left; Watson
walked; Crawford singled to center [Cruz scored, Watson to
second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 6, Astros 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Reds             6  10   0    4
 Astros           7  14   0    8


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