Houston Astros 7, Cincinnati Reds 4
Regular Season Game 69
Played on Tuesday, June 27, 1978 (N) at Astrodome

CIN N    0  0  1    0  0  0    3  0  0  -   4  8  0
HOU N    2  2  0    2  0  0    0  1  x  -   7 10  0
Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose 3b                       4   1   1   1       0   0       0   2
  Knight pr,3b                1   1   0   0       0   1       0   1
Griffey rf                    5   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Morgan 2b                     3   0   2   2       1   0       2   5
Foster lf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Driessen 1b                   4   0   0   0       0   2      11   0
Concepcion ss                 3   0   2   0       1   0       2   2
Geronimo cf                   3   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Bench ph                    1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Lum pr,cf                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Werner c                      3   1   0   0       0   1       4   0
  Correll ph,c                1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Bonham p                      0   0   0   0       1   0       0   1
  Auerbach ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Borbon p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Henderson ph                1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Hume pr                     0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Tomlin p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Collins ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Sarmiento p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   4   8   4       3   8      24  11

BATTING - 
HBP: Morgan (2,by Niekro).
Team LOB: 8.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl cf                       4   2   2   1       1   1       1   0
Walling lf                    3   1   1   1       1   0       2   0
Cabell 3b                     4   1   2   3       0   0       1   0
Cruz rf                       4   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
Watson 1b                     4   0   2   1       0   0       5   1
  Bergman pr,1b               0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Ferguson c                    3   0   0   0       1   1       9   0
Gonzalez 2b                   4   1   1   0       0   1       1   3
Fischlin ss                   3   0   0   0       0   0       5   1
Niekro p                      3   2   2   0       0   0       1   0
  Sambito p                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       33   7  10   6       3   5      27   6

BATTING - 
2B: Cabell (11,off Bonham).
3B: Puhl (3,off Bonham).
SH: Fischlin (2,off Sarmiento).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Puhl (11,2nd base off Bonham/Werner); Cabell (14,2nd base off Bonham/Werner);
Walling (5,2nd base off Bonham/Werner).

PITCHING
Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bonham L(8-2)                 4     7   6   6   3   3   0  22
Borbon                        2     1   0   0   0   1   0   7
Tomlin                        1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Sarmiento                     1     1   1   1   0   1   0   4
Totals                        8    10   7   7   3   5   0  37

BK: Sarmiento (1).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro W(5-4)                 7     6   4   4   3   4   0  31
Sambito SV(6)                 2     2   0   0   0   4   0   8
Totals                        9     8   4   4   3   8   0  39

HBP: Niekro (2,Morgan).

Umpires: HP - John Kibler, 1B - Nick Colosi, 2B - Satch Davidson, 3B - Joe West
Time of Game: 2:24   Attendance: 16848


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        Ferguson            c
7. Geronimo            cf        Gonzalez            2b
8. Werner              c         Fischlin            ss
9. Bonham              p         Niekro              p

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

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl walked; Puhl stole second; Walling grounded out
(second to first) [Puhl to third]; Cabell singled to center
[Puhl scored]; Cabell stole second; Cruz struck out; Watson
singled to right [Cabell scored]; Ferguson walked [Watson to
second]; Gonzalez grounded out (second to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 2.

REDS 2ND: Driessen struck out; Concepcion walked; Geronimo
forced Concepcion (second to shortstop); Werner popped to
shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Fischlin grounded out (shortstop to first); Niekro
singled to right; Puhl popped to shortstop; Walling walked
[Niekro to second]; Cabell doubled to right [Niekro scored,
Walling scored]; Cruz struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0,
Astros 4.

REDS 3RD: Bonham walked; Rose forced Bonham (second to
shortstop); Griffey grounded out (first unassisted) [Rose to
second]; Morgan singled to center [Rose scored]; Foster forced
Morgan (shortstop to second); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 1,
Astros 4.

ASTROS 3RD: Watson grounded out (pitcher to first); Ferguson
lined to shortstop; Gonzalez struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Reds 1, Astros 4.

REDS 4TH: Driessen grounded out (first to pitcher); Concepcion
flied out to center; Geronimo popped to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 4.

ASTROS 4TH: Fischlin grounded out (shortstop to first); Niekro
singled to center; Puhl tripled [Niekro scored]; Walling singled
to right [Puhl scored]; Walling stole second; Cabell lined to
left; Cruz grounded out (second to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Reds 1, Astros 6.

REDS 5TH: Werner struck out; AUERBACH BATTED FOR BONHAM;
Auerbach popped to catcher in foul territory; Rose grounded out
(first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 6.

ASTROS 5TH: BORBON REPLACED AUERBACH (PITCHING); Watson flied
out to center; Ferguson struck out; Gonzalez grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 6.

REDS 6TH: Griffey flied out to left; Morgan was hit by a pitch;
Foster struck out; Driessen flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 6.

ASTROS 6TH: Fischlin grounded out (third to first); Niekro
grounded out (third to first); Puhl singled to left; Walling
flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 6.

REDS 7TH: Concepcion singled to right; Geronimo struck out;
Werner forced Concepcion (shortstop unassisted); HENDERSON
BATTED FOR BORBON; Henderson singled to center [Werner to
third]; HUME RAN FOR HENDERSON; Rose singled to center [Werner
scored, Hume to third]; KNIGHT RAN FOR ROSE; Griffey singled to
center [Hume scored, Knight to third]; Morgan singled to right
[Knight scored, Griffey to third]; Foster popped to first in
foul territory; 3 R, 5 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 6.

ASTROS 7TH: KNIGHT STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); TOMLIN REPLACED
HUME (PITCHING); Cabell popped to second; Cruz grounded out
(second to first); Watson singled to center; BERGMAN RAN FOR
WATSON; Ferguson flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds
4, Astros 6.

REDS 8TH: BERGMAN STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); SAMBITO REPLACED
NIEKRO (PITCHING); Driessen struck out; Concepcion singled to
left; BENCH BATTED FOR GERONIMO; Bench singled to left
[Concepcion to second]; LUM RAN FOR BENCH; CORRELL BATTED FOR
WERNER; Correll struck out; COLLINS BATTED FOR TOMLIN; Collins
struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 6.

ASTROS 8TH: LUM STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); CORRELL STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING C ); SARMIENTO REPLACED COLLINS (PITCHING);
Gonzalez singled to center; Fischlin out on a sacrifice bunt
(third to second) [Gonzalez to second]; Sambito grounded out
(first unassisted) [Gonzalez to third]; Sarmiento balked
[Gonzalez scored]; Puhl struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds
4, Astros 7.

REDS 9TH: Knight struck out; Griffey grounded out (pitcher to
first); Morgan popped to third in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Reds             4   8   0    8
 Astros           7  10   0    6


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