Houston Astros 3, Cincinnati Reds 1
Regular Season Game 77
Played on Tuesday, July 4, 1978 (N) at Riverfront Stadium

HOU N    1  0  1    0  0  0    1  0  0  -   3  9  0
CIN N    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  4  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl cf                       5   1   1   0       0   1       3   0
Walling lf                    3   1   1   1       1   0       1   0
Cabell 3b                     4   0   2   0       0   0       1   1
Cruz rf                       4   0   2   1       0   1       1   0
Watson 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       7   3
Howe 2b                       3   1   1   0       1   0       2   2
Pujols c                      4   0   1   0       0   1       9   0
Fischlin ss                   2   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Bergman ph                  1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Sexton ss                   1   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Richard p                     4   0   0   0       0   1       2   1
Totals                       35   3   9   3       2   4      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Sexton-Watson.

BATTING - 
2B: Pujols (2,off Hume).
3B: Puhl (5,off Hume).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cruz (14,2nd base off Hume/Bench).
CS: Cabell (7,2nd base by Hume/Bench).

Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose 3b                       4   1   1   0       0   0       0   1
Griffey rf                    4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Driessen 1b                   4   0   0   0       0   0       9   1
Foster lf                     4   0   1   1       0   3       2   0
Bench c                       3   0   1   0       0   1       5   0
  Auerbach pr                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Correll c                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Concepcion ss                 3   0   0   0       0   1       3   2
Geronimo cf                   3   0   0   0       0   1       5   0
Kennedy 2b                    1   0   0   0       1   1       0   3
  Morgan ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Knight 2b                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Hume p                        1   0   0   0       0   1       1   3
  Tomlin p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Collins ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Borbon p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   1   4   1       1   9      27  10

FIELDING - 
E: Griffey (5), Concepcion (12).

BATTING - 
SH: Hume (6,off Richard).
GDP: Geronimo (4,off Richard).
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Griffey (14,2nd base off Richard/Pujols).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Richard W(7-9)                9     4   1   1   1   9   0  31


Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hume L(2-9)                   6.1   9   3   2   0   3   0  27
Tomlin                        1.2   0   0   0   2   1   0   7
Borbon                        1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     9   3   2   2   4   0  37


Umpires: HP - Bill Williams, 1B - Dick Stello, 2B - Bruce Froemming, 3B - Eric Gregg
Time of Game: 2:17   Attendance: 31705


Starting Lineups:

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

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

REDS 1ST: Rose singled to left; Griffey singled to center [Rose
to second]; Driessen flied out to right [Rose to third]; Griffey
stole second; Foster singled to left [Rose scored, Griffey to
third]; Bench struck out; Concepcion struck out; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Howe singled to left; Pujols struck out; Fischlin
forced Howe (pitcher to shortstop); Richard struck out; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 1.

REDS 2ND: Geronimo grounded out (shortstop to first); Kennedy
walked; Hume out on a sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Kennedy
to second]; Rose grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Puhl grounded out (first unassisted); Walling
singled; Cabell singled to left [Walling to second]; Cruz
singled to right [Walling scored, Cabell out at home (pitcher to
catcher), Cruz to third (error by Griffey)]; Watson flied out to
left; 1 R, 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 1.

REDS 3RD: Griffey grounded out (first to pitcher); Driessen
grounded out (pitcher to first); Foster struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Howe flied out to center; Pujols flied out to right;
Fischlin grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 1.

REDS 4TH: Bench flied out to left; Concepcion flied out to
center; Geronimo struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Reds 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Richard flied out to left; Puhl grounded out (second
to first); Walling grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 1.

REDS 5TH: Kennedy struck out; Hume struck out; Rose grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Cabell singled to left; Cabell was picked off and
caught stealing second (pitcher to first to shortstop to first);
Cruz struck out; Watson flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 1.

REDS 6TH: Griffey grounded out (second to first); Driessen
grounded out (first to pitcher); Foster struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Howe reached on an error by Concepcion [Howe to
first]; Pujols doubled to right [Howe to third]; BERGMAN BATTED
FOR FISCHLIN; Bergman singled to right [Howe scored (unearned),
Pujols to third]; On a bunt Richard made an out to pitcher;
TOMLIN REPLACED HUME (PITCHING); Puhl struck out; Walling walked
[Bergman to second]; Cabell grounded out (first unassisted); 1 R
(0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 1.

REDS 7TH: SEXTON REPLACED BERGMAN (PLAYING SS); Bench singled to
center; AUERBACH RAN FOR BENCH; Concepcion popped to center;
Geronimo grounded into a double play (shortstop to first)
[Auerbach out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds
1.

ASTROS 8TH: CORRELL REPLACED AUERBACH (PLAYING C ); Cruz
grounded out (third to first); Watson popped to shortstop; Howe
walked; Pujols flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
3, Reds 1.

REDS 8TH: MORGAN BATTED FOR KENNEDY; Morgan popped to second;
COLLINS BATTED FOR TOMLIN; Collins struck out; Rose flied out to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 1.

ASTROS 9TH: BORBON REPLACED COLLINS (PITCHING); KNIGHT REPLACED
MORGAN (PLAYING 2B); Sexton flied out to center; Richard
grounded out (first unassisted); Puhl popped to shortstop; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 1.

REDS 9TH: Griffey grounded out (third to first); Driessen popped
to third in foul territory; Foster struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3   9   0    7
 Reds             1   4   2    3


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