Cincinnati Reds 6, Houston Astros 5 (10 innings)
Regular Season Game 25
Played on Friday, May 4, 1979 (N) at Riverfront Stadium

HOU N    1  0  4    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  -   5  9  2
CIN N    0  1  3    0  0  0    0  0  1    1  -   6 15  3
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl rf                       5   1   1   0       0   1       2   0
Reynolds ss                   5   2   1   1       0   0       2   3
Cedeno cf                     3   0   1   0       2   0       2   0
Cruz lf                       4   0   1   1       0   0       3   0
Cabell 3b,1b                  5   1   1   3       0   0       2   1
Watson 1b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       7   0
  Landestoy 2b                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Howe 2b,3b                    4   0   1   0       1   0       2   1
Ashby c                       5   0   1   0       0   1       7   1
Ruhle p                       2   1   1   0       0   1       0   1
  Sexton ph                   0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Sambito p                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McLaughlin p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Walling ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Riccelli p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Williams p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       40   5   9   5       4   3      27   8

FIELDING - 
E: Reynolds (4), Cabell (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Ruhle (1,off Moskau); Howe (3,off Moskau); Ashby (4,off Bair).
HR: Cabell (3,3rd inning off Moskau 2 on 2 out).
SF: Cruz (2,off Seaver).
GDP: Cruz (2,off Tomlin).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno (6,2nd base off Seaver/Bench).

Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Griffey cf,rf                 5   1   2   0       1   1       5   0
Concepcion ss                 4   0   2   0       1   1       3   5
Morgan 2b                     5   0   1   0       1   1       0   3
Foster lf                     5   0   1   1       1   2       2   0
Summers rf                    2   1   0   0       1   0       1   0
  Collins ph,cf               2   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Bair p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Driessen 1b                   4   3   3   2       1   0      15   0
Knight 3b                     5   1   2   0       0   0       0   2
Bench c                       4   0   2   3       0   0       3   0
Seaver p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Moskau p                    2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Tomlin p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Borbon p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Auerbach ph                 1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Geronimo cf                 1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       40   6  15   6       6   5      30  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Concepcion-Driessen.
E: Concepcion (5), Driessen (2), Moskau (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Morgan (9,off Ruhle).
3B: Driessen (1,off McLaughlin).
HR: Driessen (4,3rd inning off Ruhle 1 on 2 out).
SH: Moskau (1,off Ruhle); Concepcion (2,off Sambito).
SF: Bench (2,off McLaughlin).
Team LOB: 16.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ruhle                         5     8   4   4   3   4   1  27
Sambito                       2.2   4   0   0   0   1   0  12
McLaughlin                    1.1   1   1   1   1   0   0   6
Riccelli L(1-1)               0     1   1   1   2   0   0   3
Williams                      0     1   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        9    15   6   6   6   5   1  49

Riccelli faced 3 batters in the 10th inning
Williams faced 1 batter in the 10th inning
WP: Ruhle (1).

Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Seaver                        1     2   1   1   0   0   0   5
Moskau                        5     6   4   1   2   2   1  25
Tomlin                        0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Borbon                        1.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   5
Bair W(2-0)                   2     1   0   0   2   1   0   9
Totals                       10     9   5   2   4   3   1  45

Moskau faced 2 batters in the 7th inning

Umpires: HP - Bob Nelson, 1B - Hank Rountree, 2B - Bill Andress, 3B - Ron Jeffers
Time of Game: 3:47   Attendance: 20988


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Cincinnati Reds          
1. Puhl                rf        Griffey             cf
2. Reynolds            ss        Concepcion          ss
3. Cedeno              cf        Morgan              2b
4. Cruz                lf        Foster              lf
5. Cabell              3b        Summers             rf
6. Watson              1b        Driessen            1b
7. Howe                2b        Knight              3b
8. Ashby               c         Bench               c
9. Ruhle               p         Seaver              p

ASTROS 1ST: 25 minute rain delay before start of game;
Puhl singled to left; Reynolds forced Puhl (third to shortstop);
Cedeno singled to right [Reynolds to third]; Cedeno stole
second; Cruz hit a sacrifice fly to center [Reynolds scored,
Cedeno to third]; Cabell flied out to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 0.

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

ASTROS 2ND: MOSKAU REPLACED SEAVER (PITCHING); Watson flied out
to center; Howe grounded out (shortstop to first); Ashby struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 0.

REDS 2ND: Summers flied out to left; Driessen singled to center;
Knight singled to left [Driessen to second]; Bench singled to
left [Driessen scored, Knight to second]; Moskau out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Knight to third, Bench to
second]; Griffey walked; Concepcion lined to shortstop; 1 R, 3
H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Ruhle doubled to center; Puhl reached on an error by
Moskau [Ruhle to third, Puhl to first]; Reynolds singled to
center [Ruhle scored, Puhl to second]; Cedeno flied out to left;
Cruz lined to first; Cabell homered (unearned) [Puhl scored
(unearned), Reynolds scored (unearned)]; Watson singled to
right; Howe grounded out (shortstop to first); 4 R (1 ER), 4 H,
1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Reds 1.

REDS 3RD: Morgan grounded out (third to first); Foster struck
out; Summers walked; Driessen homered [Summers scored]; Knight
singled to left; Ruhle threw a wild pitch [Knight to second];
Bench singled to left [Knight scored]; Moskau flied out to
center; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Reds 4.

ASTROS 4TH: Ashby grounded out (second to first); Ruhle struck
out; Puhl grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 5, Reds 4.

REDS 4TH: Griffey struck out; Concepcion struck out; Morgan
doubled to right; Foster reached on an error by Cabell [Morgan
to third, Foster to first]; Summers lined to second; 0 R, 1 H, 1
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Reds 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Reynolds popped to first; Cedeno grounded out
(shortstop to first); Cruz singled to center; Cabell grounded
out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Reds 4.

REDS 5TH: Driessen walked; Knight grounded out (shortstop to
first) [Driessen to second]; Bench flied out to left; Moskau
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
5, Reds 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Watson popped to first in foul territory; Howe
doubled to left; Ashby grounded out (second to first) [Howe to
third]; SEXTON BATTED FOR RUHLE; Sexton walked; Puhl flied out
to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Reds 4.

REDS 6TH: SAMBITO REPLACED SEXTON (PITCHING); Griffey singled to
third; Concepcion out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to first)
[Griffey to second]; Morgan popped to catcher in foul territory;
Foster flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Reds
4.

ASTROS 7TH: Reynolds reached on an error by Driessen [Reynolds
to first]; Cedeno walked [Reynolds to second]; TOMLIN REPLACED
MOSKAU (PITCHING); Cruz grounded into a double play (shortstop
to first) [Reynolds to third, Cedeno out at second]; BORBON
REPLACED TOMLIN (PITCHING); Cabell grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Reds 4.

REDS 7TH: COLLINS BATTED FOR SUMMERS; Collins singled to center;
Driessen popped to first; Knight lined to shortstop [Collins to
second (error by Reynolds)]; Bench popped to first; 0 R, 1 H, 1
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Reds 4.

ASTROS 8TH: COLLINS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); GRIFFEY CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); Watson grounded out (shortstop to
first); Howe flied out to right; Ashby reached on an error by
Concepcion [Ashby to first]; Sambito flied out to right; 0 R, 0
H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Reds 4.

REDS 8TH: LANDESTOY REPLACED WATSON (PLAYING 2B); HOWE CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 3B); CABELL CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B);
AUERBACH BATTED FOR BORBON; Auerbach singled; Griffey flied out
to center; Concepcion singled to right [Auerbach to second];
Morgan struck out; MCLAUGHLIN REPLACED SAMBITO (PITCHING);
Foster walked [Auerbach to third, Concepcion to second]; Collins
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 5,
Reds 4.

ASTROS 9TH: BAIR REPLACED COLLINS (PITCHING); GERONIMO REPLACED
AUERBACH (PLAYING CF); Puhl struck out; Reynolds popped to
shortstop in foul territory; Cedeno walked; Cruz flied out to
left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Reds 4.

REDS 9TH: Driessen tripled to right; Knight grounded out
(shortstop to first); Bench hit a sacrifice fly to left
[Driessen scored]; Geronimo popped to catcher in foul territory;
1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Reds 5.

ASTROS 10TH: Cabell flied out to center; Landestoy grounded out
(first unassisted); Howe walked; Ashby doubled to right [Howe to
third]; WALLING BATTED FOR MCLAUGHLIN; Walling grounded out
(first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Reds 5.

REDS 10TH: RICCELLI REPLACED WALLING (PITCHING); Griffey singled
to center; Concepcion walked [Griffey to second]; Morgan walked
[Griffey to third, Concepcion to second]; WILLIAMS REPLACED
RICCELLI (PITCHING); Foster singled to center [Griffey scored,
Concepcion to third, Morgan to second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. 
Astros 5, Reds 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5   9   2   10
 Reds             6  15   3   16


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