Cincinnati Reds 9, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 4
Played on Sunday, April 9, 1978 (D) at Riverfront Stadium

HOU N    0  3  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   3 11  0
CIN N    3  0  0    3  0  1    2  0  x  -   9 10  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl lf                       4   0   0   1       0   0       3   0
Cabell 3b                     5   0   2   0       0   2       0   2
Cedeno cf                     5   0   2   0       0   0       1   0
Cruz rf                       4   1   2   0       0   1       1   0
Watson 1b                     3   0   1   0       0   1       9   0
  Herrmann c                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ferguson c                    4   1   2   0       0   1       6   0
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Howe 2b                       3   1   1   0       1   0       1   5
Metzger ss                    3   0   0   1       1   0       1   3
Lemongello p                  1   0   1   1       1   0       0   1
  Walling ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Pentz p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bergman 1b                  1   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Totals                       34   3  11   3       3   6      24  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Howe-Metzger-Bergman.

BATTING - 
2B: Cruz (2,off Hume); Lemongello (1,off Hume).
SF: Puhl (1,off Hume).
HBP: Watson (1,by Hume).
GDP: Cedeno (1,off Hume).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Cedeno (1,2nd base by Hume/Bench).

Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose 3b                       4   1   1   0       0   1       0   2
  Sarmiento p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Kennedy 2b                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Griffey rf                    3   1   1   0       0   0       4   0
Morgan 2b                     4   1   1   2       0   0       1   3
  Tomlin p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Foster lf                     2   2   1   0       1   1       1   1
Driessen 1b                   4   2   2   3       0   0       9   1
Bench c                       4   0   0   0       0   2       6   1
Concepcion ss                 4   1   2   2       0   0       3   3
Geronimo cf                   3   1   2   2       1   0       1   0
Hume p                        3   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Knight 3b                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   9  10   9       2   5      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Concepcion-Driessen.

BATTING - 
2B: Driessen (1,off Pentz); Concepcion (1,off Pentz).
HR: Driessen (1,1st inning off Lemongello 2 on 2 out); Geronimo (1,4th inning
off Lemongello 1 on 2 out); Morgan (2,7th inning off Pentz 1 on 1 out).
SH: Griffey (1,off Lemongello).
HBP: Foster (1,by Pentz).
GDP: Knight (1,off Forsch).
IBB: Geronimo (2,by Pentz).
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Foster (1,2nd base off Lemongello/Ferguson); Concepcion (1,2nd base off
Lemongello/Ferguson).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lemongello L(0-1)             5     5   6   6   1   2   2  21
Pentz                         2     4   3   3   1   3   1  12
Forsch                        1     1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        8    10   9   9   2   5   3  36

WP: Pentz (1).
HBP: Pentz (1,Foster).
IBB: Pentz (2,Geronimo).

Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hume W(1-0)                   7     9   3   3   3   4   0  31
Sarmiento                     1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Tomlin                        1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                        9    11   3   3   3   6   0  39

HBP: Hume (1,Watson).

Umpires: HP - Terry Tata, 1B - Ed Vargo, 2B - Paul Pryor, 3B - Satch Davidson
Time of Game: 2:10   Attendance: 42667


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl flied out to right; Cabell singled; Cedeno
grounded into a double play (shortstop to first) [Cabell out at
second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Rose singled to center; Griffey out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to first) [Rose to second]; Morgan popped to
catcher in foul territory; Foster walked; Driessen homered [Rose
scored, Foster scored]; Bench struck out; 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Reds 3.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz singled to pitcher; Watson flied out to right;
Ferguson singled to left [Cruz to second]; Howe singled to
catcher [Cruz to third, Ferguson to second]; Metzger walked
[Cruz scored, Ferguson to third, Howe to second]; Lemongello
walked [Ferguson scored, Howe to third, Metzger to second]; Puhl
hit a sacrifice fly to center [Howe scored, Metzger to third];
Cabell struck out; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 3.

REDS 2ND: Concepcion grounded out (shortstop to first); Geronimo
grounded out (second to first); Hume grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Cedeno singled to left [Cedeno out at second (left
to second)]; Cruz doubled to center; Watson was hit by a pitch;
Ferguson flied out to right [Cruz to third]; Howe walked [Watson
to second]; Metzger forced Howe (second to shortstop); 0 R, 2 H,
0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 3.

REDS 3RD: Rose grounded out (second to first); Griffey flied out
to left; Morgan grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Lemongello doubled to right; Puhl grounded out
(first unassisted) [Lemongello to third]; Cabell struck out;
Cedeno grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 3, Reds 3.

REDS 4TH: Foster singled to shortstop; Foster stole second;
Driessen popped to second; Bench struck out; Concepcion singled
to right [Foster scored]; Concepcion stole second; Geronimo
homered [Concepcion scored]; Hume grounded out (third to first);
3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 6.

ASTROS 5TH: Cruz grounded out (second to first); Watson struck
out; Ferguson singled to third; Howe grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 6.

REDS 5TH: Rose flied out to right; Griffey grounded out (second
to first); Morgan flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 3, Reds 6.

ASTROS 6TH: Metzger grounded out (pitcher to first); WALLING
BATTED FOR LEMONGELLO; Walling grounded out (pitcher to first);
Puhl grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 3, Reds 6.

REDS 6TH: PENTZ REPLACED WALLING (PITCHING); Foster struck out;
Driessen doubled; Bench grounded out (second to first) [Driessen
to third]; Concepcion doubled [Driessen scored]; Geronimo was
walked intentionally; Hume struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 3, Reds 7.

ASTROS 7TH: Cabell grounded out (third to first); Cedeno singled
to center; Cedeno was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); Cruz struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3,
Reds 7.

REDS 7TH: Rose struck out; Griffey singled to center; Pentz
threw a wild pitch [Griffey to second]; Morgan homered [Griffey
scored]; Foster was hit by a pitch; Driessen flied out to left;
Bench flied out to left; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 9.

ASTROS 8TH: KNIGHT REPLACED HUME (PLAYING 3B); SARMIENTO
REPLACED ROSE (PITCHING); Watson singled; Ferguson struck out;
Howe flied out to right; Metzger flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 9.

REDS 8TH: FORSCH REPLACED FERGUSON (PITCHING); HERRMANN REPLACED
WATSON (PLAYING C ); BERGMAN REPLACED PENTZ (PLAYING 1B);
Concepcion grounded out (shortstop to first); Geronimo singled
to center; Knight grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [Geronimo out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 9.

ASTROS 9TH: TOMLIN REPLACED MORGAN (PITCHING); KENNEDY REPLACED
SARMIENTO (PLAYING 2B); Bergman struck out; Puhl grounded out
(first to pitcher); Cabell singled; Cedeno forced Cabell
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 9.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3  11   0    9
 Reds             9  10   0    3


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