Cincinnati Reds 2, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 3
Played on Saturday, April 8, 1978 (D) at Riverfront Stadium

HOU N    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  4  1
CIN N    0  2  0    0  0  0    0  0  x  -   2  6  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl lf                       4   1   1   0       0   0       2   0
Cabell 3b                     4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Cedeno cf                     4   0   0   0       0   3       1   0
Watson 1b                     3   0   0   1       0   0      10   1
Cruz rf                       4   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Ferguson c                    3   0   0   0       1   1       2   1
Howe 2b                       3   0   0   0       1   1       3   2
  Sexton pr                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Metzger ss                    2   0   1   0       1   0       1   5
  Howard ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Andujar p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       1   5
Totals                       30   1   4   1       3   8      24  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Howe-Metzger-Watson.
E: Andujar (1).

BATTING - 
SH: Andujar (1,off Norman).
SF: Watson (1,off Norman).
IBB: Metzger (2,by Norman).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cabell (2,2nd base off Norman/Bench).

Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose 3b                       4   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Knight 3b                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Griffey rf                    4   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Morgan 2b                     2   0   1   0       2   0       3   1
Foster lf                     4   1   1   1       0   1       6   0
Driessen 1b                   4   0   0   0       0   0       6   0
Bench c                       1   0   0   0       2   1       8   0
Concepcion ss                 2   1   1   0       0   0       1   1
Geronimo cf                   3   0   1   1       0   0       2   0
Norman p                      3   0   0   0       0   0       0   4
  Bair p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       27   2   6   2       4   2      27   7

FIELDING - 
E: Rose (1).

BATTING - 
3B: Geronimo (1,off Andujar).
HR: Foster (2,2nd inning off Andujar 0 on 0 out).
SH: Concepcion (1,off Andujar).
GDP: Griffey (1,off Andujar).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Morgan (1,2nd base by Andujar/Ferguson).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Andujar L(0-1)                8     6   2   2   4   2   1  32


Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Norman W(1-0)                 8.1   4   1   1   2   7   0  32
Bair SV(1)                    0.2   0   0   0   1   1   0   3
Totals                        9     4   1   1   3   8   0  35

IBB: Norman (1,Metzger).

Umpires: HP - Satch Davidson, 1B - Terry Tata, 2B - Ed Vargo, 3B - Paul Pryor
Time of Game: 2:24   Attendance: 17958


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Cincinnati Reds          
1. Puhl                lf        Rose                3b
2. Cabell              3b        Griffey             rf
3. Cedeno              cf        Morgan              2b
4. Watson              1b        Foster              lf
5. Cruz                rf        Driessen            1b
6. Ferguson            c         Bench               c
7. Howe                2b        Concepcion          ss
8. Metzger             ss        Geronimo            cf
9. Andujar             p         Norman              p

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl singled; Cabell singled to right [Puhl to
third]; Cedeno struck out; Watson hit a sacrifice fly to left
[Puhl scored]; Cruz popped to second; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 1, Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Rose grounded out (second to first); Griffey grounded
out (shortstop to first); Morgan grounded out (first to
pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Ferguson struck out; Howe struck out; Metzger
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
1, Reds 0.

REDS 2ND: Foster homered; Driessen flied out to right; Bench
struck out; Concepcion singled to pitcher; Geronimo tripled to
right [Concepcion scored]; Norman grounded out (shortstop to
first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Andujar flied out to left; Puhl flied out to left;
Cabell reached on an error by Rose [Cabell to first]; Cabell
stole second; Cedeno struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
1, Reds 2.

REDS 3RD: Rose grounded out (pitcher to first); Griffey flied to
left in foul territory; Morgan singled to right; Foster forced
Morgan (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1,
Reds 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Watson flied out to left; Cruz popped to shortstop;
Ferguson grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Reds 2.

REDS 4TH: Driessen flied out to left; Bench walked; Concepcion
flied out to right; Geronimo grounded out (pitcher to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Howe grounded out (pitcher to first); Metzger
singled to center; Andujar out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to
second) [Metzger to second]; Puhl lined to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 2.

REDS 5TH: Norman popped to third in foul territory; Rose singled
to left; Griffey grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [Rose out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Reds 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Cabell struck out; Cedeno flied out to center;
Watson flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds
2.

REDS 6TH: Morgan walked; Morgan was caught stealing second
(catcher to second); Foster struck out; Driessen flied out to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Cruz flied out to left; Ferguson walked; Howe
grounded out (pitcher to first) [Ferguson to second]; Metzger
was walked intentionally; Andujar struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 2.

REDS 7TH: Bench walked; Concepcion out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [Bench to second]; Geronimo grounded out
(shortstop to first); Norman grounded out (pitcher to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Puhl grounded out (pitcher to first); Cabell flied
out to center; Cedeno struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
1, Reds 2.

REDS 8TH: Rose grounded out (pitcher to first); Griffey singled
to right; Griffey was picked off first but was safe on an error
by Andujar [Griffey to second]; Morgan walked; Foster flied out
to right; Driessen grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 1
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 2.

ASTROS 9TH: KNIGHT REPLACED ROSE (PLAYING 3B); Watson grounded
out (third to first); Cruz singled to right; BAIR REPLACED
NORMAN (PITCHING); Ferguson popped to third in foul territory;
Howe walked [Cruz to second]; SEXTON RAN FOR HOWE; HOWARD BATTED
FOR METZGER; Howard struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1,
Reds 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           1   4   1    7
 Reds             2   6   1    6


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