Cincinnati Reds 8, Houston Astros 7 (11 innings)
Regular Season Game 76
Played on Monday, July 3, 1978 (N) at Riverfront Stadium

HOU N    2  0  3    0  0  0    0  0  2    0  0  -   7 10  1
CIN N    3  0  2    0  0  2    0  0  0    0  1  -   8 15  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl cf                       5   1   1   2       0   0       6   0
Howard rf                     5   1   1   1       0   2       1   0
Cabell 3b                     3   2   0   0       2   1       0   6
Watson 1b                     5   0   2   1       0   0       6   1
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Howe 2b                       3   1   1   1       2   0       1   2
Alou lf                       4   0   2   1       0   0       2   0
Pujols c                      4   0   2   1       0   0       6   0
  Sexton pr,ss                1   1   0   0       0   0       1   0
Fischlin ss                   3   0   0   0       0   0       5   0
  Walling ph                  1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Baldwin c                   1   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
Bannister p                   2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  McLaughlin p                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Bergman ph,1b               1   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
Totals                       39   7  10   7       5   5      32  12

FIELDING - 
E: Fischlin (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Howard (2,off Norman); Watson (14,off Norman).
HR: Puhl (3,1st inning off Norman 0 on 0 out).
SH: Alou (4,off Bair).
SF: Howard (1,off Tomlin).
HBP: Puhl (2,by Tomlin).
IBB: Howe (3,by Norman).
Team LOB: 7.

Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose 3b                       5   1   3   1       1   0       2   2
Griffey rf                    6   0   2   1       0   1       4   0
Concepcion ss                 6   1   1   0       0   0       2   5
Foster lf                     4   2   2   3       1   0       2   0
Bench c                       5   0   1   0       1   2       6   1
  Auerbach pr                 0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Driessen 1b                   6   1   2   2       0   1      10   3
Kennedy 2b                    6   1   3   1       0   0       1   5
Geronimo cf                   4   0   1   0       0   2       3   0
  Henderson ph,cf             1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Norman p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Collins ph                  0   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Sarmiento p                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Tomlin p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Morgan ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bair p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       47   8  15   8       4   8      33  16

BATTING - 
2B: Rose (24,off Bannister); Foster (13,off Bannister); Bench (8,off Sambito).
HR: Foster (18,1st inning off Bannister 2 on 1 out); Driessen (10,3rd inning
off Bannister 1 on 2 out).
HBP: Foster (5,by McLaughlin).
IBB: Foster (9,by McLaughlin).
Team LOB: 12.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Concepcion (11,2nd base off Bannister/Pujols); Griffey 2 (13,2nd base off
McLaughlin/Pujols 2); Kennedy (3,2nd base off Sambito/Baldwin).
CS: Griffey (3,2nd base by Sambito/Baldwin).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bannister                     4     6   5   5   1   5   2  19
McLaughlin                    4     5   2   1   3   1   0  22
Sambito L(3-5)                2.2   4   1   1   0   2   0  11
Totals                       10.2  15   8   7   4   8   2  52

BK: McLaughlin (1).
HBP: McLaughlin (1,Foster).
IBB: McLaughlin (2,Foster).

Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Norman                        6     8   5   5   3   4   1  27
Sarmiento                     2     2   2   2   1   1   0   9
Tomlin                        1     0   0   0   0   0   0   4
Bair W(3-3)                   2     0   0   0   1   0   0   7
Totals                       11    10   7   7   5   5   1  47

Sarmiento faced 3 batters in the 9th inning
HBP: Tomlin (2,Puhl).
IBB: Norman (4,Howe).

Umpires: HP - Eric Gregg, 1B - Bill Williams, 2B - Dick Stello, 3B - Bruce Froemming
Time of Game: 3:23   Attendance: 31840


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Cincinnati Reds          
1. Puhl                cf        Rose                3b
2. Howard              rf        Griffey             rf
3. Cabell              3b        Concepcion          ss
4. Watson              1b        Foster              lf
5. Howe                2b        Bench               c
6. Alou                lf        Driessen            1b
7. Pujols              c         Kennedy             2b
8. Fischlin            ss        Geronimo            cf
9. Bannister           p         Norman              p

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl homered; Howard struck out; Cabell walked;
Watson grounded out (third to first) [Cabell to second]; Howe
singled to left [Cabell scored, Howe to second (on throw to
home)]; Alou singled to second [Howe out at home (second to
first to catcher)]; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Rose doubled; Griffey struck out; Concepcion singled
to second [Rose to third]; Concepcion stole second; Foster
homered [Rose scored, Concepcion scored]; Bench struck out;
Driessen grounded out (second to first); 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Reds 3.

ASTROS 2ND: Pujols flied out to center; Fischlin grounded out
(shortstop to first); Bannister struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 3.

REDS 2ND: Kennedy singled to center; Geronimo struck out; On a
bunt Norman forced Kennedy (first to shortstop); Rose walked
[Norman to second]; Griffey flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Puhl grounded out (second to first); Howard doubled
to left; Cabell walked; Watson doubled to left [Howard scored,
Cabell to third]; Howe was walked intentionally; Alou forced
Watson (shortstop to third) [Cabell scored, Howe to second];
Pujols singled to left [Howe scored, Alou to second]; Fischlin
flied out to center; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Reds 3.

REDS 3RD: Concepcion flied out to left; Foster doubled to left;
Bench grounded out (third to first); Driessen homered [Foster
scored]; Kennedy grounded out (third to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 5, Reds 5.

ASTROS 4TH: Bannister flied out to center; Puhl flied out to
right; Howard struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Reds
5.

REDS 4TH: Geronimo struck out; Norman struck out; Rose lined to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Reds 5.

ASTROS 5TH: Cabell lined to shortstop; Watson singled to center;
Howe flied out to right; Alou singled [Watson to second]; Watson
was picked off second (catcher to second); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Astros 5, Reds 5.

REDS 5TH: MCLAUGHLIN REPLACED BANNISTER (PITCHING); Griffey
flied out to center; Concepcion grounded out (third to first);
Foster was hit by a pitch; Bench walked [Foster to second];
Driessen popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5,
Reds 5.

ASTROS 6TH: Pujols grounded out (third to first); Fischlin
grounded out (second to first); McLaughlin struck out; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Reds 5.

REDS 6TH: Kennedy reached on an error by Fischlin [Kennedy to
first]; Geronimo flied out to left; COLLINS BATTED FOR NORMAN;
McLaughlin balked [Kennedy to second]; Collins walked; Rose
singled to left [Kennedy scored (unearned), Collins to second];
Griffey singled to center [Collins scored, Rose to third];
Griffey stole second; Concepcion popped to shortstop; Foster
grounded out (third to first); 2 R (1 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 5, Reds 7.

ASTROS 7TH: SARMIENTO REPLACED COLLINS (PITCHING); Puhl grounded
out (second to first); Howard grounded out (shortstop to first);
Cabell struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Reds 7.

REDS 7TH: Bench flied out to center; Driessen flied out to
center; Kennedy singled to center; Geronimo singled to right
[Kennedy to third]; Sarmiento grounded out (third to first); 0
R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Reds 7.

ASTROS 8TH: Watson flied out to left; Howe lined to left; Alou
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5,
Reds 7.

REDS 8TH: Rose singled to center; Griffey forced Rose (pitcher
to shortstop); Griffey stole second; Concepcion popped to
shortstop; Foster was walked intentionally; Bench struck out; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Reds 7.

ASTROS 9TH: Pujols singled to center; SEXTON RAN FOR PUJOLS;
WALLING BATTED FOR FISCHLIN; Walling singled to right [Sexton to
second]; BERGMAN BATTED FOR MCLAUGHLIN; Bergman walked [Sexton
to third, Walling to second]; TOMLIN REPLACED SARMIENTO
(PITCHING); Puhl was hit by a pitch [Sexton scored, Walling to
third, Bergman to second]; Howard hit a sacrifice fly to right
[Walling scored]; Cabell popped to right; Watson grounded out
(first to pitcher); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 7, Reds 7.

REDS 9TH: SAMBITO REPLACED WATSON (PITCHING); SEXTON STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING SS); BALDWIN REPLACED WALLING (PLAYING C );
BERGMAN STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); Driessen singled to right;
Kennedy forced Driessen (pitcher to shortstop); HENDERSON BATTED
FOR GERONIMO; Kennedy stole second; Henderson struck out; MORGAN
BATTED FOR TOMLIN; Morgan flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 7, Reds 7.

ASTROS 10TH: BAIR REPLACED MORGAN (PITCHING); HENDERSON STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING CF); Howe walked; Alou out on a sacrifice bunt
(first unassisted) [Howe to second]; Sexton reached on a
fielder's choice [Howe out at third (shortstop to third)];
Baldwin flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 7,
Reds 7.

REDS 10TH: Rose grounded out (second to first); Griffey singled
to center; Griffey was caught stealing second (catcher to
second); Concepcion flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 7, Reds 7.

ASTROS 11TH: Bergman grounded out (first to pitcher); Puhl
popped to shortstop; Howard grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 7, Reds 7.

REDS 11TH: Foster grounded out (third to first); Bench doubled
to left; AUERBACH RAN FOR BENCH; Driessen struck out; Kennedy
singled [Auerbach scored]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 7, Reds
8.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           7  10   1    7
 Reds             8  15   0   12


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