Cincinnati Reds 6, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 26
Played on Saturday, May 5, 1979 (D) at Riverfront Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  1    0  0  0  -   2  9  1
CIN N    2  4  0    0  0  0    0  0  x  -   6  8  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl rf                       4   1   2   0       0   0       3   0
Reynolds ss                   4   0   3   0       0   0       1   3
Cedeno cf                     3   1   1   2       0   0       2   0
Cruz lf                       4   0   1   0       0   1       3   0
Cabell 3b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Watson 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   1      10   1
Howe 2b                       4   0   1   0       0   2       0   6
Ashby c                       3   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Andujar p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Sexton ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wilson p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gonzalez ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Williams p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Landestoy ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McLaughlin p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   2   9   2       0   4      24  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Howe-Reynolds-Watson.
E: Reynolds (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Puhl (2,off Hume).
HR: Cedeno (3,6th inning off Hume 0 on 2 out).
SF: Cedeno (3,off Hume).
GDP: Cedeno (5,off Hume).
Team LOB: 5.

Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Griffey rf                    4   1   1   0       1   0       3   1
Concepcion ss                 4   2   2   0       1   0       3   3
Morgan 2b                     3   2   1   2       1   1       2   2
Foster lf                     4   0   2   1       0   1       1   0
Summers 1b                    3   1   0   1       1   0       6   1
Knight 3b                     4   0   1   0       0   1       0   1
  Auerbach 3b                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Bench c                       2   0   1   2       2   0       5   0
Geronimo cf                   4   0   0   0       0   0       6   0
Hume p                        3   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
  Pastore p                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   6   8   6       6   3      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Hume-Concepcion-Summers, Griffey-Concepcion.

BATTING - 
2B: Concepcion 2 (4,off Andujar,off Wilson); Morgan (10,off Andujar).
GDP: Summers (1,off Williams).
Team LOB: 8.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Andujar L(3-1)                2     6   6   6   4   0   0  17
Wilson                        2     1   0   0   2   2   0   9
Williams                      3     1   0   0   0   1   0   9
McLaughlin                    1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        8     8   6   6   6   3   0  38


Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hume W(3-3)                   7.1   9   2   2   0   1   1  29
Pastore SV(3)                 1.2   0   0   0   0   3   0   5
Totals                        9     9   2   2   0   4   1  34


Umpires: HP - Hank Rountree, 1B - Dick Tremblay, 2B - Bob Nelson, 3B - Ron Jeffers
Time of Game: 2:13   Attendance: 25044


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl grounded out (first unassisted); Reynolds
singled to shortstop; Cedeno grounded into a double play
(pitcher to shortstop to first) [Reynolds out at second]; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Griffey popped to third in foul territory; Concepcion
walked; Morgan walked [Concepcion to second]; Foster singled to
center [Concepcion scored, Morgan to third]; Summers reached on
an error by Reynolds [Foster to second, Summers to first, Morgan
scored]; Knight flied out to left; Bench walked [Foster to
third, Summers to second]; Geronimo grounded out (second to
first); 2 R, 1 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz flied out to right; Cabell singled to left;
Watson hit into a double play (right to shortstop) [Cabell out
at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 2.

REDS 2ND: Hume grounded out (shortstop to first); Griffey
singled to right; Concepcion doubled to right [Griffey to
third]; Morgan doubled to right [Griffey scored, Concepcion
scored]; Foster grounded out (pitcher to first); Summers walked;
Knight singled to catcher [Morgan to third, Summers to second];
Bench singled to right [Morgan scored, Summers scored, Knight to
third]; Geronimo grounded out (shortstop to first); 4 R, 5 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 6.

ASTROS 3RD: Howe grounded out (second to first); Ashby grounded
out (first to second to pitcher); SEXTON BATTED FOR ANDUJAR;
Sexton flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Reds 6.

REDS 3RD: WILSON REPLACED SEXTON (PITCHING); Hume flied out to
right; Griffey walked; Concepcion doubled to center [Griffey to
third]; Morgan struck out; Foster struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 6.

ASTROS 4TH: Puhl doubled to right; On a bunt Reynolds singled
[Puhl to third]; Cedeno hit a sacrifice fly to right [Puhl
scored]; Cruz singled to right [Reynolds to second]; Cabell
flied out to center; Watson forced Cruz (shortstop to second); 1
R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 6.

REDS 4TH: Summers flied out to left; Knight flied out to center;
Bench walked; Geronimo flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 1, Reds 6.

ASTROS 5TH: Howe struck out; Ashby flied out to center; GONZALEZ
BATTED FOR WILSON; Gonzalez grounded out (pitcher to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 6.

REDS 5TH: WILLIAMS REPLACED GONZALEZ (PITCHING); Hume grounded
out (second to first); Griffey grounded out (second to first);
Concepcion grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 1, Reds 6.

ASTROS 6TH: Puhl flied out to left; Reynolds popped to
shortstop; Cedeno homered; Cruz popped to catcher in foul
territory; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 6.

REDS 6TH: Morgan grounded out (second to first); Foster singled
to left; Summers grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [Foster out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 6.

ASTROS 7TH: Cabell grounded out (third to first); Watson
grounded out (shortstop to first); Howe singled to center; Ashby
flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 6.

REDS 7TH: Knight struck out; Bench grounded out (pitcher to
first); Geronimo grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 6.

ASTROS 8TH: AUERBACH REPLACED KNIGHT (PLAYING 3B); LANDESTOY
BATTED FOR WILLIAMS; Landestoy popped to center; Puhl singled to
right; Reynolds singled to right [Puhl to third]; PASTORE
REPLACED HUME (PITCHING); Cedeno popped to second; Cruz struck
out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 6.

REDS 8TH: MCLAUGHLIN REPLACED LANDESTOY (PITCHING); Pastore
flied out to right; Griffey flied out to center; Concepcion
flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 6.

ASTROS 9TH: Cabell flied out to center; Watson struck out; Howe
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2   9   1    5
 Reds             6   8   0    8


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