Houston Astros 8, Cincinnati Reds 1
Regular Season Game 51
Played on Saturday, June 4, 1977 (N) at Riverfront Stadium

HOU N    0  0  7    0  0  0    0  1  0  -   8 15  0
CIN N    0  1  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  8  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gonzalez ss                   4   0   1   1       0   1       2   2
Cabell 3b                     5   1   2   1       0   0       0   3
Cruz cf,rf                    4   1   1   0       1   1       4   0
Crawford lf                   4   1   2   0       1   1       6   0
Ferguson c                    5   1   2   2       0   0       3   0
Watson 1b                     3   1   1   2       0   1       3   1
  Howard cf                   2   0   2   0       0   0       1   0
Johnson rf,1b                 4   1   1   0       0   0       6   0
Howe 2b                       4   1   2   2       0   0       2   4
Andujar p                     4   1   1   0       0   0       0   1
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       39   8  15   8       2   4      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Howe-Gonzalez-Johnson.

BATTING - 
2B: Ferguson (7,off Hume); Watson (7,off Murray); Johnson (7,off Eastwick).
HR: Howe (4,3rd inning off Murray 1 on 2 out).
SH: Gonzalez (3,off Hume).
IBB: Crawford (1,by Hume).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cruz (15,2nd base off Hume/Bench).

Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose 3b                       4   0   1   0       1   0       1   2
Griffey rf                    4   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
Morgan 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       3   2
Driessen 1b                   3   1   0   0       1   0      12   1
Foster lf                     3   0   1   0       1   0       1   0
Bench c                       4   0   1   1       0   0       5   1
Geronimo cf                   4   0   1   0       0   1       4   1
Flynn ss                      4   0   2   0       0   0       1   3
Hume p                        1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Murray p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Caldwell p                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Summers ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Eastwick p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bailey ph                   1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   1   8   1       3   3      27  12

FIELDING - 
E: Geronimo (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Bench (10,off Andujar); Bailey (2,off Sambito).
GDP: Summers (1,off Andujar).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Driessen (9,2nd base off Andujar/Ferguson).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Andujar W(6-3)                8     6   1   1   3   2   0  32
Sambito                       1     2   0   0   0   1   0   5
Totals                        9     8   1   1   3   3   0  37


Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hume L(0-2)                   2.1   5   5   5   2   3   0  14
Murray                        1.2   4   2   2   0   1   1   9
Caldwell                      3     0   0   0   0   0   0   9
Eastwick                      2     6   1   1   0   0   0  10
Totals                        9    15   8   8   2   4   1  42

IBB: Hume (1,Crawford).

Umpires: HP - Bruce Froemming, 1B - Terry Tata, 2B - Ed Sudol, 3B - Dick Stello
Time of Game: 2:13   Attendance: 45414


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Cincinnati Reds          
1. Gonzalez            ss        Rose                3b
2. Cabell              3b        Griffey             rf
3. Cruz                cf        Morgan              2b
4. Crawford            lf        Driessen            1b
5. Ferguson            c         Foster              lf
6. Watson              1b        Bench               c
7. Johnson             rf        Geronimo            cf
8. Howe                2b        Flynn               ss
9. Andujar             p         Hume                p

ASTROS 1ST: Gonzalez struck out; Cabell lined to shortstop; Cruz
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Rose flied out to left; Griffey struck out; Morgan
flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Crawford singled to left; Ferguson singled to left
[Crawford to second]; Watson struck out; Johnson popped to first
in foul territory; Howe lined to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 2ND: Driessen walked; Driessen stole second; Foster singled
to left [Driessen to third]; Bench doubled to left [Driessen
scored, Foster to third]; Geronimo grounded out (pitcher to
first); Flynn lined to second; Hume struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Andujar singled to center; Gonzalez out on a
sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Andujar to second]; Cabell
singled to center [Andujar scored, Cabell to third (error by
Geronimo)]; Cruz walked; Cruz stole second; Crawford was walked
intentionally; Ferguson doubled to left [Cabell scored, Cruz
scored, Crawford to third]; MURRAY REPLACED HUME (PITCHING);
Watson doubled to center [Crawford scored, Ferguson scored];
Johnson grounded out (third to first); Howe homered [Watson
scored]; Andujar grounded out (pitcher to first); 7 R, 5 H, 1 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 7, Reds 1.

REDS 3RD: Rose walked; Griffey forced Rose (first to shortstop);
Morgan flied out to right; Driessen grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 7, Reds 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Gonzalez grounded out (first unassisted); Cabell
singled to left; Cruz singled to right [Cabell to second];
Crawford struck out; Ferguson forced Cruz (shortstop to second);
0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 7, Reds 1.

REDS 4TH: Foster grounded out (third to first); Bench flied out
to left; Geronimo flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 7, Reds 1.

ASTROS 5TH: CALDWELL REPLACED MURRAY (PITCHING); Watson grounded
out (shortstop to first); Johnson grounded out (first
unassisted); Howe flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 7, Reds 1.

REDS 5TH: HOWARD REPLACED WATSON (PLAYING CF); CRUZ CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); JOHNSON CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B);
Flynn grounded out (third to first); Caldwell grounded out
(second to first); Rose singled to center; Griffey flied out to
right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 7, Reds 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Andujar grounded out (shortstop to first); Gonzalez
lined to first; Cabell grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 7, Reds 1.

REDS 6TH: Morgan grounded out (second to first); Driessen flied
to left in foul territory; Foster walked; Bench flied out to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 7, Reds 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Cruz flied out to left; Crawford grounded out
(second to first); Ferguson grounded out (second to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 7, Reds 1.

REDS 7TH: Geronimo singled to center; Flynn singled to left
[Geronimo to second]; SUMMERS BATTED FOR CALDWELL; Summers
grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first)
[Geronimo to third, Flynn out at second]; Rose grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 7, Reds 1.

ASTROS 8TH: EASTWICK REPLACED SUMMERS (PITCHING); Howard singled
to shortstop; Johnson doubled to center [Howard out at home
(center to catcher)]; Howe singled to left [Johnson to third];
Andujar flied out to center; Gonzalez singled to third [Johnson
scored, Howe to second]; Cabell forced Howe (third unassisted);
1 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 8, Reds 1.

REDS 8TH: Griffey singled to center; Morgan flied out to right;
Driessen flied out to left; Foster forced Griffey (third to
second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 8, Reds 1.

ASTROS 9TH: Cruz flied out to center; Crawford singled to
center; Ferguson forced Crawford (third to second); Howard
singled to shortstop [Ferguson to second]; Howard was picked off
first (catcher to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 8, Reds
1.

REDS 9TH: SAMBITO REPLACED ANDUJAR (PITCHING); Bench flied out
to left; Geronimo struck out; Flynn singled to center; BAILEY
BATTED FOR EASTWICK; Bailey doubled [Flynn to third]; Rose flied
out to right; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 8, Reds 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           8  15   0    7
 Reds             1   8   1    9


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