Houston Astros 6, Cincinnati Reds 1
Regular Season Game 9
Played on Saturday, April 15, 1978 (N) at Astrodome

CIN N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  0  -   1  3  1
HOU N    0  2  1    0  0  0    3  0  x  -   6 10  0
Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose 3b                       4   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Griffey rf                    3   0   1   0       1   1       2   0
Morgan 2b                     3   0   0   0       1   0       2   4
Foster lf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Driessen 1b                   4   0   0   0       0   1       9   0
Bench c                       3   1   1   1       0   0       5   0
Concepcion ss                 3   0   0   0       0   1       1   3
Geronimo cf                   3   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Capilla p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Sarmiento p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Collins ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Borbon p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Lum ph                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bair p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       30   1   3   1       2   4      24  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Morgan-Concepcion-Driessen, Sarmiento-Driessen, Borbon-Morgan-Driessen.
E: Concepcion (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Griffey (4,off Lemongello).
HR: Bench (3,8th inning off Lemongello 0 on 0 out).
Team LOB: 4.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl lf                       3   1   0   0       1   1       2   0
Cabell 3b                     4   1   3   2       0   0       0   0
Cedeno cf                     2   0   1   1       2   0       5   0
Watson 1b                     3   0   0   1       0   1      10   0
  Bergman 1b                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Cruz rf                       4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Ferguson c                    3   1   1   0       1   0       5   1
Howe 2b                       4   2   2   2       0   0       3   4
Metzger ss                    4   1   2   0       0   0       0   4
Lemongello p                  2   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Totals                       29   6  10   6       4   2      27  11

BATTING - 
2B: Howe (4,off Borbon).
3B: Cabell (1,off Capilla).
HR: Howe (2,2nd inning off Capilla 1 on 1 out).
SH: Lemongello (1,off Borbon).
SF: Watson (2,off Capilla).
GDP: Watson (1,off Capilla); Ferguson (1,off Borbon).
IBB: Puhl (1,by Borbon).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno (5,2nd base off Capilla/Bench).

PITCHING
Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Capilla L(0-1)                3     4   3   3   3   0   1  15
Sarmiento                     2     1   0   0   0   1   0   6
Borbon                        2     5   3   3   1   1   0  10
Bair                          1     0   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        8    10   6   6   4   2   1  35

Capilla faced 1 batter in the 4th inning
IBB: Borbon (1,Puhl).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lemongello W(1-1)             9     3   1   1   2   4   1  32

WP: Lemongello (1).

Umpires: HP - Bob Engel, 1B - Jerry Dale, 2B - John McSherry, 3B - Paul Runge
Time of Game: 2:09   Attendance: 34858


Starting Lineups:

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

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

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

REDS 2ND: Foster flied out to center; Driessen grounded out
(second to first); Bench flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz grounded out (second to first); Ferguson
singled to center; Howe homered [Ferguson scored]; Metzger
grounded out (third to first); Lemongello grounded out (first
unassisted); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 2.

REDS 3RD: Concepcion flied out to center; Geronimo flied out to
center; Capilla struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Puhl flied out to right; Cabell tripled to right;
Cedeno walked; Cedeno stole second; Watson hit a sacrifice fly
to left [Cabell scored]; Cruz grounded out (second to first); 1
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 3.

REDS 4TH: On a bunt Rose grounded out (catcher to first);
Griffey struck out; Morgan walked; Foster flied out to right; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Ferguson walked; SARMIENTO REPLACED CAPILLA
(PITCHING); Howe popped to catcher in foul territory; Metzger
singled to right [Ferguson to third]; Lemongello lined into a
double play (pitcher to first) [Metzger out at first]; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 3.

REDS 5TH: Driessen grounded out (second to first); Bench lined
to second; Concepcion grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Puhl struck out; Cabell flied out to right; Cedeno
flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 3.

REDS 6TH: Geronimo flied out to left; COLLINS BATTED FOR
SARMIENTO; Collins grounded out (shortstop to first); Rose
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0,
Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: BORBON REPLACED COLLINS (PITCHING); Watson struck
out; Cruz singled to center; Ferguson grounded into a double
play (pitcher to second to first) [Cruz out at second]; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 3.

REDS 7TH: Griffey walked; Lemongello threw a wild pitch [Griffey
to second]; Morgan popped to catcher in foul territory; Foster
popped to first; Driessen grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Howe doubled to left; Metzger singled to center
[Howe to third]; Lemongello out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher
unassisted) [Howe stayed at third, Metzger to second]; Puhl was
walked intentionally; Cabell singled [Howe scored, Metzger
scored, Puhl to second]; Cedeno singled to left [Puhl scored,
Cabell to third, Cedeno out at second (left to shortstop to
second)]; Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); 3 R, 4 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 6.

REDS 8TH: Bench homered; Concepcion struck out; Geronimo
singled; LUM BATTED FOR BORBON; Lum forced Geronimo (pitcher to
second); Rose grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 6.

ASTROS 8TH: BAIR REPLACED LUM (PITCHING); Cruz popped to catcher
in foul territory; Ferguson popped to catcher in foul territory;
Howe reached on an error by Concepcion [Howe to first]; Metzger
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 1,
Astros 6.

REDS 9TH: BERGMAN REPLACED WATSON (PLAYING 1B); Griffey doubled
to left; Morgan lined to second; Foster grounded out (shortstop
to first) [Griffey to third]; Driessen struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Reds             1   3   1    4
 Astros           6  10   0    5


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