Cincinnati Reds 4, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 68
Played on Monday, June 26, 1978 (N) at Astrodome

CIN N    0  0  3    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   4  4  0
HOU N    2  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  0  -   3  7  2
Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose 3b                       5   1   1   0       0   1       0   3
  Bair p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Tomlin p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Griffey rf                    4   1   1   1       0   0       2   0
Morgan 2b                     1   0   0   1       2   0       1   3
Foster lf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Driessen 1b                   3   0   0   0       1   0      13   1
Concepcion ss                 4   1   2   0       0   1       0   4
Geronimo cf                   3   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Werner c                      2   0   0   0       0   1       5   1
  Henderson ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Knight 3b                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Seaver p                      1   1   0   0       1   1       1   1
  Collins ph                  0   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
  Correll c                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       28   4   4   3       4   5      27  13

BATTING - 
2B: Griffey (18,off Lemongello).
SH: Seaver (5,off Lemongello); Geronimo (5,off Lemongello).
SF: Morgan (8,off Lemongello); Collins (2,off Lemongello).
HBP: Werner (1,by Lemongello).
GDP: Driessen (5,off Lemongello).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Concepcion (9,2nd base off Lemongello/Ferguson).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl cf                       5   1   2   0       0   1       5   0
Walling lf                    3   1   1   1       1   0       3   0
Cabell 3b                     4   0   0   1       0   1       3   1
Cruz rf                       4   1   1   0       0   1       1   0
Watson 1b                     3   0   1   1       0   0       4   1
Howe 2b                       4   0   1   0       0   0       2   2
Ferguson c                    2   0   0   0       2   0       5   1
Fischlin ss                   1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Gonzalez ph,ss              3   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
Lemongello p                  2   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
  Bergman ph                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Sexton pr                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   3   7   3       3   4      27   7

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Howe-Gonzalez-Watson.
E: Fischlin (3), Lemongello (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Howe (23,off Seaver); Cruz (13,off Seaver).
3B: Walling (2,off Seaver).
SH: Lemongello (6,off Seaver).
SF: Watson (6,off Seaver).
IBB: Ferguson (6,by Seaver).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Sexton (5,2nd base off Tomlin/Correll).

PITCHING
Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Seaver W(9-5)                 8     6   3   3   3   4   0  33
Bair                          0.2   1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Tomlin SV(3)                  0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        9     7   3   3   3   4   0  37

WP: Seaver (1).
IBB: Seaver (6,Ferguson).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lemongello L(6-7)             9     4   4   2   4   5   0  37

HBP: Lemongello (3,Werner).

Umpires: HP - Joe West, 1B - John Kibler, 2B - Nick Colosi, 3B - Satch Davidson
Time of Game: 2:24   Attendance: 20388


Starting Lineups:

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

REDS 1ST: Rose struck out; Griffey popped to third in foul
territory; Morgan walked; Foster flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl singled to center; Walling tripled to left
[Puhl scored]; Cabell grounded out (shortstop to first) [Walling
scored]; Cruz grounded out (catcher to first); Watson singled to
center; Howe grounded out (first unassisted); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 2.

REDS 2ND: Driessen popped to shortstop; Concepcion popped to
second; Geronimo struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Ferguson grounded out (third to first); Fischlin
flied out to center; Lemongello grounded out (second to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 2.

REDS 3RD: Werner flied out to left; Seaver walked; Rose singled
to right [Seaver to third]; Griffey doubled [Seaver scored, Rose
to third]; Morgan hit a sacrifice fly to center [Rose scored,
Griffey to third]; Foster reached on an error by Fischlin
[Griffey scored (unearned) (no RBI), Foster to first]; Driessen
walked [Foster to second]; Concepcion struck out; 3 R (2 ER), 2
H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Puhl flied out to left; Walling grounded out (second
to first); Cabell struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 3,
Astros 2.

REDS 4TH: Geronimo flied out to center; Werner struck out;
Seaver struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Cruz grounded out (first to pitcher); Watson
grounded out (pitcher to first); Howe doubled to right; Ferguson
was walked intentionally; GONZALEZ BATTED FOR FISCHLIN; Gonzalez
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 2.

REDS 5TH: GONZALEZ STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); Rose grounded
out (shortstop to first); Griffey flied out to left; Morgan
grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 3,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Lemongello popped to first in foul territory; Puhl
struck out; Walling walked; Cabell flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 2.

REDS 6TH: Foster grounded out (third to first); Driessen
grounded out (second to pitcher); Concepcion singled to center;
Concepcion stole second; Geronimo popped to third in foul
territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Cruz struck out; Watson grounded out (third to
first); Howe flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 3,
Astros 2.

REDS 7TH: Werner was hit by a pitch; Seaver out on a sacrifice
bunt (catcher to second) [Werner to second]; Rose grounded out
(first unassisted) [Werner to third]; Griffey flied out to
right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Ferguson walked; Gonzalez forced Ferguson (shortstop
to second); Lemongello out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher
unassisted) [Gonzalez to second]; Puhl singled to shortstop
[Gonzalez to third]; Walling flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 2.

REDS 8TH: Morgan walked; Foster flied out to center; Driessen
grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first)
[Morgan out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Cabell grounded out (shortstop to first); Cruz
doubled to left; Seaver threw a wild pitch [Cruz to third];
Watson hit a sacrifice fly to right [Cruz scored]; Howe grounded
out (third to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 3.

REDS 9TH: On a bunt Concepcion singled; Geronimo reached on an
error by Lemongello on a sacrifice bunt [Concepcion to third,
Geronimo to first]; HENDERSON BATTED FOR WERNER; Henderson
popped to third in foul territory; COLLINS BATTED FOR SEAVER;
Collins hit a sacrifice fly to left [Concepcion scored
(unearned)]; Rose flied out to center; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 3.

ASTROS 9TH: KNIGHT REPLACED HENDERSON (PLAYING 3B); CORRELL
REPLACED COLLINS (PLAYING C ); BAIR REPLACED ROSE (PITCHING);
Ferguson flied out to center; Gonzalez grounded out (second to
first); BERGMAN BATTED FOR LEMONGELLO; Bergman singled to
center; SEXTON RAN FOR BERGMAN; TOMLIN REPLACED BAIR (PITCHING);
Sexton stole second; Puhl grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Reds             4   4   0    6
 Astros           3   7   2    7


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