Houston Astros 3, Cincinnati Reds 0
Regular Season Game 70
Played on Wednesday, June 28, 1978 (N) at Astrodome

CIN N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  4  1
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    3  0  x  -   3  8  0
Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose 3b                       4   0   1   0       0   0       0   2
Griffey rf                    4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Morgan 2b                     4   0   2   0       0   0       3   1
Foster lf                     4   0   0   0       0   2       3   0
Driessen 1b                   3   0   1   0       1   0      10   0
Concepcion ss                 4   0   0   0       0   0       2   7
Geronimo cf                   2   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
Werner c                      2   0   0   0       1   0       3   1
Norman p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Collins ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Borbon p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   0   4   0       3   3      24  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Concepcion-Morgan-Driessen.
E: Griffey (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Morgan 2 (17,off Dixon 2).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Rose (2,2nd base by Dixon/Ferguson).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl cf                       3   1   1   0       0   0       4   0
Alou lf                       4   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
  Howard pr,lf                0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Cabell 3b                     4   0   1   0       0   1       1   1
Watson 1b                     3   1   2   3       1   0       6   1
Howe 2b                       4   0   0   0       0   0       3   2
Ferguson c                    3   0   0   0       1   0       3   1
Walling rf                    3   0   0   0       1   1       4   0
Fischlin ss                   2   0   1   0       0   0       1   1
  Gonzalez ph,ss              2   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Dixon p                       3   0   2   0       0   1       1   0
Totals                       31   3   8   3       3   3      27   7

BATTING - 
HR: Watson (9,7th inning off Norman 2 on 2 out).
SH: Puhl (2,off Norman).
GDP: Howe (8,off Norman).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Puhl (12,3rd base off Norman/Werner); Howard (2,2nd base off Norman/Werner).

PITCHING
Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Norman L(8-5)                 7     8   3   3   3   3   1  32
Borbon                        1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        8     8   3   3   3   3   1  35


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dixon W(4-3)                  9     4   0   0   3   3   0  33


Umpires: HP - Nick Colosi, 1B - Satch Davidson, 2B - Joe West, 3B - John Kibler
Time of Game: 2:10   Attendance: 16622


Starting Lineups:

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

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

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl singled; Alou grounded out (third to first)
[Puhl to second]; Cabell singled to third [Puhl to third];
Watson walked [Cabell to second]; Howe grounded into a double
play (shortstop to second to first) [Watson out at second]; 0 R,
2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

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

ASTROS 2ND: Ferguson flied out to center; Walling struck out;
Fischlin singled to center; Dixon struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

REDS 3RD: Werner grounded out (shortstop to first); Norman
struck out; Rose grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Puhl grounded out (first unassisted); Alou grounded
out (pitcher to shortstop to first); Cabell grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

REDS 4TH: Griffey flied out to left; Morgan popped to first;
Foster struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Watson flied out to left; Howe grounded out (third
to first); Ferguson reached on an error by Griffey [Ferguson to
second]; Walling walked; Fischlin forced Walling (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

REDS 5TH: Driessen walked; Concepcion grounded out (second to
first) [Driessen to second]; Geronimo lined to center; Werner
walked; Norman flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds
0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Dixon singled to second; Puhl out on a sacrifice
bunt (catcher to second) [Dixon to second]; Alou grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Dixon to third]; Cabell flied out to left;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

REDS 6TH: Rose singled to left; Rose was caught stealing second
(catcher to shortstop); Griffey lined to second; Morgan doubled
to right; Foster flied out to right; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds
0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Watson singled to left; Howe flied out to right;
Ferguson walked [Watson to second]; Walling flied out to left;
GONZALEZ BATTED FOR FISCHLIN; Gonzalez grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

REDS 7TH: GONZALEZ STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); Driessen flied
out to center; Concepcion grounded out (third to first);
Geronimo walked; Werner flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Reds 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Dixon singled to center; Puhl forced Dixon (pitcher
to shortstop); Alou singled to left [Puhl to second]; HOWARD RAN
FOR ALOU; Puhl stole third and Howard stole second; Cabell
struck out; Watson homered [Puhl scored, Howard scored]; Howe
grounded out (shortstop to first); 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds
0, Astros 3.

REDS 8TH: HOWARD STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); COLLINS BATTED FOR
NORMAN; Collins lined to third; Rose grounded out (first to
pitcher); Griffey flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Reds 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: BORBON REPLACED COLLINS (PITCHING); Ferguson flied
out to center; Walling grounded out (first unassisted); Gonzalez
popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 3.

REDS 9TH: Morgan popped to shortstop; Foster struck out;
Driessen singled to right; Concepcion forced Driessen (shortstop
to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Reds             0   4   1    6
 Astros           3   8   0    8


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