Houston Astros 6, Cincinnati Reds 4 (11 innings)
Regular Season Game 49
Played on Thursday, June 2, 1977 (N) at Riverfront Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  3    0  3  -   6 13  1
CIN N    0  1  0    0  1  0    0  1  0    0  1  -   4 12  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cedeno cf                     5   0   0   0       1   1       1   0
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Gonzalez ss                   5   0   0   0       0   0       1   4
Cruz rf                       5   1   1   0       0   0       5   0
Ferguson c                    3   0   0   0       0   0       8   1
  Herrmann c                  2   1   1   0       0   0       3   0
Watson 1b                     5   2   4   3       0   0      10   1
Crawford lf                   2   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Boswell ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Pentz p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Gardner ph,cf               1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Cabell 3b                     5   1   2   0       0   0       1   0
Howe 2b                       5   1   3   2       0   0       2   2
Bannister p                   2   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
  Johnson lf                  2   0   1   1       1   0       0   0
Totals                       43   6  13   6       3   1      33  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Watson.
E: Herrmann (1).
PB: Herrmann (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Watson (6,off Billingham); Howe 3 (7,off Billingham,off Eastwick,off Murray).
HR: Watson (6,9th inning off Eastwick 2 on 1 out).
GDP: Cabell (5,off Billingham); Howe (3,off Billingham); Cedeno (4,off Billingham).
IBB: Cedeno (5,by Eastwick).
Team LOB: 7.

Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose 3b                       4   0   1   1       1   0       0   2
  Knight 3b                   1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Griffey rf                    5   0   0   0       1   2       3   0
Morgan 2b                     2   1   2   0       2   0       3   4
  Flynn 2b                    2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Foster lf                     4   1   1   0       2   2       3   0
Concepcion ss                 6   0   4   1       0   1       3   8
Driessen 1b                   4   0   1   1       2   1      18   0
Plummer c                     4   1   1   0       0   0       1   1
  Lum ph                      1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Bench c                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Geronimo cf                   5   1   0   0       1   2       0   0
Billingham p                  4   0   2   1       0   1       1   1
  Eastwick p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Fryman p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Summers ph                  0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Armbrister pr               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Murray p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       43   4  12   4      10  11      33  17

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Rose-Morgan-Driessen, Concepcion-Morgan-Driessen, Flynn-Concepcion-Driessen.

BATTING - 
2B: Billingham (1,off Bannister); Morgan (7,off Bannister); Concepcion (5,off
Bannister).
3B: Concepcion (1,off Pentz).
GDP: Geronimo (6,off Forsch).
IBB: Driessen (4,by Pentz); Griffey (1,by Pentz).
Team LOB: 16.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Morgan 3 (20,2nd base off Bannister/Ferguson 2,3rd base off Bannister/Ferguson);
Concepcion (16,2nd base off Bannister/Ferguson); Armbrister (3,2nd base
off Pentz/Herrmann); Griffey (12,2nd base off Pentz/Herrmann).
CS: Morgan (6,2nd base by Bannister/Ferguson).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bannister                     6.2   6   2   2   7   8   0  32
Sambito                       1.1   2   1   0   0   1   0   6
Pentz W(1-0)                  2     1   0   0   3   2   0  10
Forsch SV(7)                  1     3   1   1   0   0   0   5
Totals                       11    12   4   3  10  11   0  53

WP: Bannister (2).
IBB: Pentz 2 (3,Driessen,Griffey).

Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Billingham                    8.1   7   2   2   2   1   0  31
Eastwick                      1.1   2   1   1   1   0   1   7
Fryman                        0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Murray L(3-2)                 1     4   3   3   0   0   0   7
Totals                       11    13   6   6   3   1   1  46

IBB: Eastwick (1,Cedeno).

Umpires: HP - Ed Sudol, 1B - Dick Stello, 2B - Bruce Froemming, 3B - Terry Tata
Time of Game: 3:14   Attendance: 23503


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Cincinnati Reds          
1. Cedeno              cf        Rose                3b
2. Gonzalez            ss        Griffey             rf
3. Cruz                rf        Morgan              2b
4. Ferguson            c         Foster              lf
5. Watson              1b        Concepcion          ss
6. Crawford            lf        Driessen            1b
7. Cabell              3b        Plummer             c
8. Howe                2b        Geronimo            cf
9. Bannister           p         Billingham          p

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

REDS 1ST: Rose flied to right in foul territory; Griffey flied
out to right; Morgan singled to center; Morgan stole second;
Foster walked; Concepcion struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 0, Reds 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Ferguson flied to left in foul territory; Watson
singled to pitcher; Crawford walked [Watson to second]; Cabell
grounded into a double play (third to second to first) [Crawford
out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 2ND: Driessen struck out; Plummer grounded out (shortstop
to first); Geronimo walked; Billingham doubled [Geronimo
scored]; Rose walked; Bannister threw a wild pitch [Billingham
to third, Rose to second]; Griffey struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Howe grounded out (shortstop to first); Bannister
singled to center; Cedeno flied out to left; Gonzalez forced
Bannister (shortstop unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
0, Reds 1.

REDS 3RD: Morgan walked; Morgan stole second; Foster struck out;
Concepcion flied out to right [Morgan to third]; Driessen
walked; Plummer flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 0, Reds 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Cruz grounded out (pitcher unassisted); Ferguson
popped to second; Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 1.

REDS 4TH: Geronimo was called out on strikes; Billingham struck
out; Rose flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Reds 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Crawford grounded out (first unassisted); Cabell
singled to shortstop; Howe grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Cabell out at second]; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 1.

REDS 5TH: Griffey struck out; Morgan doubled; Morgan stole
third; Foster struck out; Concepcion singled to left [Morgan
scored]; Concepcion stole second; Driessen grounded out
(shortstop to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Bannister flied out to left; Cedeno struck out;
Gonzalez grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 2.

REDS 6TH: Plummer grounded out (shortstop to first); Geronimo
flied out to left; Billingham singled to center; Rose grounded
out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Cruz grounded out (second to first); Ferguson popped
to shortstop in foul territory; Watson doubled to left; Crawford
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Reds 2.

REDS 7TH: Griffey popped to third; Morgan walked; Morgan was
caught stealing second (catcher to second); Foster walked;
Concepcion doubled to left [Foster to third]; SAMBITO REPLACED
CRAWFORD (PITCHING); JOHNSON REPLACED BANNISTER (PLAYING LF);
Driessen grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 0, Reds 2.

ASTROS 8TH: FLYNN REPLACED MORGAN (PLAYING 2B); Cabell grounded
out (third to first); Howe doubled to left; Johnson walked;
Cedeno grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to
first) [Johnson out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Reds 2.

REDS 8TH: HERRMANN REPLACED FERGUSON (PLAYING C ); Plummer
singled to center; Plummer was picked off first but was safe on
an error by Herrmann [Plummer to second]; Geronimo struck out;
Billingham grounded out (second to first) [Plummer to third];
Rose singled to right [Plummer scored (unearned)]; Herrmann
allowed a passed ball [Rose to second]; Griffey grounded out
(second to first); 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds
3.

ASTROS 9TH: KNIGHT REPLACED ROSE (PLAYING 3B); Gonzalez grounded
out (shortstop to first); Cruz singled to left; Herrmann singled
to shortstop [Cruz to second]; EASTWICK REPLACED BILLINGHAM
(PITCHING); Watson homered [Cruz scored, Herrmann scored];
BOSWELL BATTED FOR SAMBITO; Boswell flied out to right; Cabell
grounded out (first unassisted); 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
3, Reds 3.

REDS 9TH: PENTZ REPLACED BOSWELL (PITCHING); Flynn grounded out
(shortstop to first); Foster grounded out (pitcher to first);
Concepcion tripled; Driessen was walked intentionally; LUM
BATTED FOR PLUMMER; Lum struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 3, Reds 3.

ASTROS 10TH: BENCH REPLACED LUM (PLAYING C ); Howe doubled;
Johnson grounded out (shortstop to first); Cedeno was walked
intentionally; Gonzalez popped to first; Jose Cruz hit into
46 force out, but Reds manager Sparky Anderson had come out of
dugout and called time to make pitching change so the play was
nullified; FRYMAN REPLACED EASTWICK (PITCHING); Cruz forced
Howe (third unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 3.

REDS 10TH: Geronimo popped to shortstop; SUMMERS BATTED FOR
FRYMAN; Summers walked; ARMBRISTER RAN FOR SUMMERS; Armbrister
stole second; Knight flied out to right [Armbrister to third];
Griffey was walked intentionally; Griffey stole second; Flynn
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 3.

ASTROS 11TH: MURRAY REPLACED ARMBRISTER (PITCHING); Herrmann
grounded out (first unassisted); Watson singled to left; GARDNER
BATTED FOR PENTZ; Gardner flied out to right; Cabell singled
[Watson to third, Cabell to second (on throw to 3b)]; Howe
doubled to right [Watson scored, Cabell scored]; Johnson singled
to center [Howe scored]; Cedeno flied out to right; 3 R, 4 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Reds 3.

REDS 11TH: FORSCH REPLACED CEDENO (PITCHING); GARDNER STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING CF); Foster singled to center; Concepcion singled
to left [Foster to second]; Driessen singled to right [Foster
scored, Concepcion to third]; Bench lined to second; Geronimo
grounded into a double play (first unassisted) [Driessen out at
second]; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Reds 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           6  13   1    7
 Reds             4  12   0   16


Data courtesy of Retrosheet