Cincinnati Reds 8, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 91
Played on Friday, July 15, 1977 (N) at Riverfront Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  0    1  0  1  -   3  7  1
CIN N    0  0  1    1  0  2    4  0  x  -   8  9  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl cf                       5   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Cabell 3b                     4   1   1   0       0   0       2   1
Cruz rf                       1   0   1   1       2   0       4   0
Watson 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   0      10   0
Ferguson c                    3   2   1   0       1   0       2   1
Boswell 2b                    4   0   2   0       0   0       1   3
Howard lf                     4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Metzger ss                    3   0   1   1       1   0       2   3
Pentz p                       2   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gardner ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Niekro p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Larson p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Herrmann ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   3   7   2       4   1      24  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Boswell-Metzger-Watson.
E: Cabell (10).
PB: Ferguson (13).

BATTING - 
2B: Cabell (21,off Moskau); Cruz (19,off Moskau); Ferguson (12,off Moskau).
SF: Cruz (4,off Moskau).
GDP: Howard (4,off Murray).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cabell (28,3rd base off Moskau/Bench).

Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose 3b                       3   1   1   1       1   0       0   0
  Knight 3b                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Driessen 1b                   4   1   1   0       0   1      10   0
Morgan 2b                     2   2   0   0       2   0       1   1
Foster cf                     3   2   2   2       1   0       4   0
Bench c                       3   0   1   2       1   0       2   1
  Plummer c                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Lum lf                        4   0   2   2       0   1       7   0
Summers rf                    3   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
  Murray p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Borbon p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Concepcion ss                 3   0   0   0       0   0       2   4
  Bailey ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Auerbach ss                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Moskau p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Armbrister rf               2   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   8   9   7       5   2      27   9

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

BATTING - 
2B: Summers (2,off Pentz); Bench (20,off Pentz).
HR: Foster (29,6th inning off Pentz 1 on 1 out).
GDP: Lum (1,off Pentz).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Rose (8,2nd base off Pentz/Ferguson); Driessen (20,2nd base off Pentz/Ferguson).
CS: Concepcion (5,2nd base by Pentz/Ferguson).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Pentz L(2-1)                  5.2   7   4   4   1   1   1  24
Sambito                       0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Niekro                        0.2   1   4   4   4   1   0   7
Larson                        1.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   5
Totals                        8     9   8   8   5   2   1  37


Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Moskau W(1-1)                 6     4   2   2   2   1   0  24
Murray                        2     3   1   1   2   0   0  10
Borbon                        1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     7   3   3   4   1   0  37

Moskau faced 2 batters in the 7th inning
Murray faced 3 batters in the 9th inning

Umpires: HP - Lee Weyer, 1B - Art Williams, 2B - Paul Runge, 3B - Joe West
Time of Game: 2:23   Attendance: 46953


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl flied out to center; Cabell grounded out
(catcher to first); Cruz walked; Watson popped to shortstop; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

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

ASTROS 2ND: Ferguson grounded out (shortstop to first); Boswell
flied out to left; Howard grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 2ND: Foster singled to left; Bench forced Foster (pitcher
to second); Lum grounded into a double play (second to shortstop
to first) [Bench out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Reds 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Metzger flied out to center; Pentz grounded out
(pitcher to first); Puhl flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 3RD: Summers doubled to center; Concepcion grounded out
(second to first); Moskau popped to third; Rose singled to right
[Summers scored]; Rose stole second; Driessen grounded out
(pitcher to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Cabell doubled to left; Cabell stole third; Cruz hit
a sacrifice fly to center [Cabell scored]; Watson lined to
right; Ferguson popped to catcher in foul territory; 1 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 1.

REDS 4TH: Morgan walked; Foster grounded out (shortstop to
first) [Morgan to second]; Bench doubled to left [Morgan
scored]; Lum was called out on strikes; Summers flied out to
right; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Boswell grounded out (shortstop to first); Howard
flied out to left; Metzger walked; Pentz struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 2.

REDS 5TH: Concepcion reached on an error by Cabell [Concepcion
to first]; Concepcion was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); Moskau flied out to right; Rose grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Puhl lined to left; Cabell flied out to left; Cruz
doubled; Watson flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
1, Reds 2.

REDS 6TH: Driessen singled to center; Driessen stole second;
Morgan flied out to center [Driessen to third]; Foster homered
[Driessen scored]; Bench popped to first; Lum singled to right;
SAMBITO REPLACED PENTZ (PITCHING); Summers grounded out
(shortstop to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 4.

ASTROS 7TH: Ferguson doubled; Boswell singled to center
[Ferguson to third]; ARMBRISTER REPLACED MOSKAU (PLAYING RF);
MURRAY REPLACED SUMMERS (PITCHING); Howard grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Ferguson scored (no
RBI), Boswell out at second]; Metzger singled to center; GARDNER
BATTED FOR SAMBITO; Gardner flied out to center; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 4.

REDS 7TH: NIEKRO REPLACED GARDNER (PITCHING); Concepcion
grounded out (third to first); Armbrister singled to left; Rose
walked [Armbrister to second]; Driessen struck out; Morgan
walked [Armbrister to third, Rose to second]; Ferguson allowed a
passed ball [Armbrister scored, Rose to third, Morgan to
second]; Foster walked; Bench walked [Rose scored, Morgan to
third, Foster to second]; LARSON REPLACED NIEKRO (PITCHING); Lum
singled to left [Morgan scored, Foster scored, Bench to second];
Murray flied out to right; 4 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds
8.

ASTROS 8TH: KNIGHT REPLACED ROSE (PLAYING 3B); Puhl grounded out
(third to first); Cabell popped to shortstop; Cruz walked;
Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 2, Reds 8.

REDS 8TH: BAILEY BATTED FOR CONCEPCION; Bailey grounded out
(pitcher to first); Armbrister popped to first; Knight popped to
third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 8.

ASTROS 9TH: AUERBACH REPLACED BAILEY (PLAYING SS); PLUMMER
REPLACED BENCH (PLAYING C ); Ferguson walked; Boswell singled to
center [Ferguson to second]; Howard singled to right [Ferguson
to third, Boswell to second]; BORBON REPLACED MURRAY (PITCHING);
Metzger grounded out (first unassisted) [Ferguson scored,
Boswell to third, Howard to second]; HERRMANN BATTED FOR LARSON;
Herrmann flied out to left; Puhl grounded out (first
unassisted); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 8.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3   7   1    7
 Reds             8   9   0    5


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