Houston Astros 6, Cincinnati Reds 5
Regular Season Game 86
Played on Sunday, July 10, 1977 (D) at Astrodome

CIN N    3  0  0    0  0  0    1  1  0  -   5  8  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    4  2  x  -   6 12  0
Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose 3b                       3   1   1   0       1   0       1   0
  Knight 3b                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Griffey rf                    4   2   2   0       1   1       2   0
Morgan 2b                     5   1   1   4       0   1       2   5
Driessen 1b                   4   0   1   0       0   0       7   1
Foster lf                     4   1   1   0       0   1       1   0
Bench c                       4   0   2   1       0   2       3   1
Concepcion ss                 2   0   0   0       2   1       5   2
Geronimo cf                   4   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Moskau p                      1   0   0   0       1   0       0   1
  Lum ph                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Murray p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Borbon p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   5   8   5       5   7      24  11

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

BATTING - 
2B: Bench (19,off Niekro).
HR: Morgan (11,1st inning off Pentz 2 on 0 out).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Driessen (18,2nd base off Pentz/Herrmann).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Howard lf                     4   1   2   0       1   0       6   0
Boswell 2b                    3   1   0   1       1   0       0   1
Cedeno cf                     3   0   2   3       0   0       3   1
Watson 1b                     4   0   1   0       0   1       8   0
Cruz rf                       4   1   1   1       0   1       2   0
Cabell 3b                     4   1   2   0       0   0       1   1
Herrmann c                    3   0   1   0       0   0       6   1
Metzger ss                    3   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Gonzalez ph,ss              1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Pentz p                       2   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Gardner ph                  1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Niekro p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ferguson ph                 1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  McLaughlin p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   6  12   6       2   3      27   8

BATTING - 
3B: Cedeno (2,off Borbon).
HR: Cruz (9,8th inning off Borbon 0 on 0 out).
SH: Herrmann (2,off Borbon).
HBP: Cedeno (10,by Moskau).
GDP: Boswell (1,off Moskau).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Cabell (13,2nd base by Moskau/Bench).

PITCHING
Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Moskau                        5     4   0   0   0   3   0  18
Murray                        1.2   4   4   4   2   0   0  11
Borbon L(5-4)                 1.1   4   2   2   0   0   1   8
Totals                        8    12   6   6   2   3   1  37

WP: Moskau (1).
HBP: Moskau (1,Cedeno).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Pentz                         6.1   6   4   4   5   7   1  29
Sambito                       0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
Niekro W(4-3)                 1     2   1   1   0   0   0   5
McLaughlin SV(2)              1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     8   5   5   5   7   1  39

WP: Pentz 3 (6).

Umpires: HP - Nick Colosi, 1B - Frank Pulli, 2B - Dutch Rennert, 3B - John Kibler
Time of Game: 2:21   Attendance: 25265


Starting Lineups:

   Cincinnati Reds               Houston Astros           
1. Rose                3b        Howard              lf
2. Griffey             rf        Boswell             2b
3. Morgan              2b        Cedeno              cf
4. Driessen            1b        Watson              1b
5. Foster              lf        Cruz                rf
6. Bench               c         Cabell              3b
7. Concepcion          ss        Herrmann            c
8. Geronimo            cf        Metzger             ss
9. Moskau              p         Pentz               p

REDS 1ST: Rose singled to left; Griffey singled to center [Rose
to third]; Morgan homered [Rose scored, Griffey scored];
Driessen singled to center; Driessen stole second; Foster flied
out to left; Bench struck out; Concepcion walked; Geronimo
struck out; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Howard singled to center; Boswell grounded into a
double play (second to shortstop to first) [Howard out at
second]; Cedeno was hit by a pitch; Moskau threw a wild pitch
[Cedeno to second]; Watson struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Reds 3, Astros 0.

REDS 2ND: Moskau flied out to right; Rose flied out to left;
Griffey walked; Morgan struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds
3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz flied out to left; Cabell flied out to right;
Herrmann grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Reds 3, Astros 0.

REDS 3RD: Driessen flied out to left; Foster struck out; Bench
singled to center; Pentz threw a wild pitch [Bench to second];
Concepcion struck out (catcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Reds 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Metzger grounded out (second to first); Pentz struck
out; Howard singled to left; Boswell lined to second; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 0.

REDS 4TH: Geronimo flied out to left; Moskau walked; Rose flied
out to left; Griffey struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 3,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Cedeno grounded out (pitcher to first); Watson flied
out to center; Cruz struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 3,
Astros 0.

REDS 5TH: Morgan grounded out (pitcher unassisted); Driessen
flied out to left; Foster grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Cabell singled to left; Cabell was caught stealing
second (catcher to shortstop); Herrmann flied out to center;
Metzger singled to left; Pentz forced Metzger (second to
shortstop); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 0.

REDS 6TH: Bench struck out; Concepcion walked; Pentz threw a
wild pitch [Concepcion to second]; Geronimo flied out to right;
LUM BATTED FOR MOSKAU; Lum grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: MURRAY REPLACED LUM (PITCHING); Howard lined to
shortstop; Boswell grounded out (second to first); Cedeno
singled to center; Watson singled [Cedeno to third]; Cruz popped
to third; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 0.

REDS 7TH: Rose walked; Griffey singled to center [Rose out at
third (center to third), Griffey to second (on throw to 3b)];
Pentz threw a wild pitch [Griffey to third]; SAMBITO REPLACED
PENTZ (PITCHING); Morgan grounded out (second to first) [Griffey
scored]; Driessen grounded out (pitcher to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: KNIGHT REPLACED ROSE (PLAYING 3B); Cabell grounded
out (pitcher to first); Herrmann singled to left; Metzger forced
Herrmann (shortstop unassisted); GARDNER BATTED FOR SAMBITO;
Gardner singled to left [Metzger to second]; Howard walked
[Metzger to third, Gardner to second]; Boswell walked [Metzger
scored, Gardner to third, Howard to second]; BORBON REPLACED
MURRAY (PITCHING); Cedeno tripled [Gardner scored, Howard
scored, Boswell scored]; Watson flied out to center; 4 R, 3 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 4.

REDS 8TH: NIEKRO REPLACED GARDNER (PITCHING); Foster singled;
Bench doubled [Foster scored]; Concepcion flied out to center;
Geronimo grounded out (first unassisted); Borbon grounded out
(third to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 5, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: Cruz homered; Cabell singled to right; Herrmann out
on a sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Cabell to second];
GONZALEZ BATTED FOR METZGER; Gonzalez grounded out (shortstop to
first) [Cabell to third]; FERGUSON BATTED FOR NIEKRO; Ferguson
singled to left [Cabell scored]; Howard flied out to right; 2 R,
3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 5, Astros 6.

REDS 9TH: MCLAUGHLIN REPLACED FERGUSON (PITCHING); GONZALEZ
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); Knight flied out to center; Griffey
grounded out (shortstop to first); Morgan flied out to center; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 5, Astros 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Reds             5   8   0    7
 Astros           6  12   0    7


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