Houston Astros 2, Cincinnati Reds 1
Regular Season Game 50
Played on Tuesday, May 29, 1979 (N) at Astrodome

CIN N    0  1  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  8  1
HOU N    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   2  7  0
Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Griffey rf                    4   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Kennedy 2b                    4   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
Concepcion ss                 4   0   1   0       0   1       4   5
Bench c                       4   1   3   0       0   0       4   1
Driessen 1b                   4   0   0   0       0   1      12   0
Henderson lf                  4   0   1   1       0   1       2   0
  Geronimo cf                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Knight 3b                     4   0   1   0       0   1       0   2
Blair cf,lf                   3   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Moskau p                      3   0   0   0       0   1       1   3
  Bair p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   1   8   1       0   6      24  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Moskau-Concepcion-Driessen.
E: Bench (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Bench (6,off Niemann).
GDP: Concepcion (4,off Niemann).
Team LOB: 6.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl cf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Reynolds ss                   4   1   2   0       0   0       2   3
Cedeno 1b                     3   1   2   0       1   1       9   0
Cruz lf                       3   0   1   1       1   0       2   0
Cabell 3b                     1   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
  Howe ph,3b                  2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Walling ph                  1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Leonard rf                    3   0   1   0       0   1       3   0
Ashby c                       3   0   0   0       0   0       6   0
Landestoy 2b                  2   0   0   0       1   0       3   1
Niemann p                     3   0   0   0       0   2       0   2
Totals                       29   2   7   2       3   4      27   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Reynolds-Cedeno.

BATTING - 
3B: Cruz (4,off Moskau).
GDP: Ashby (4,off Moskau).
IBB: Cruz (6,by Bair).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno (11,2nd base off Moskau/Bench); Reynolds (6,2nd base off Moskau/Bench).
CS: Landestoy (1,2nd base by Moskau/Bench).

PITCHING
Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Moskau L(4-2)                 8     6   2   2   2   4   0  30
Bair                          0     1   0   0   1   0   0   2
Totals                        8     7   2   2   3   4   0  32

Moskau faced 2 batters in the 9th inning
Bair faced 2 batters in the 9th inning
IBB: Bair (3,Cruz).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niemann W(1-0)                9     8   1   1   0   6   0  34

BK: Niemann (2).

Umpires: HP - Steve Fields, 1B - Terry Tata, 2B - Jerry Crawford, 3B - John Kibler
Time of Game: 2:09   Attendance: 17458


Starting Lineups:

   Cincinnati Reds               Houston Astros           
1. Griffey             rf        Puhl                cf
2. Kennedy             2b        Reynolds            ss
3. Concepcion          ss        Cedeno              1b
4. Bench               c         Cruz                lf
5. Driessen            1b        Cabell              3b
6. Henderson           lf        Leonard             rf
7. Knight              3b        Ashby               c
8. Blair               cf        Landestoy           2b
9. Moskau              p         Niemann             p

REDS 1ST: Griffey popped to third; Kennedy grounded out (third
to first); Concepcion was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl grounded out (third to first); Reynolds lined
to shortstop; Cedeno singled to center; Cedeno stole second
[Cedeno to third (error by Bench)]; Cruz tripled to center
[Cedeno scored]; Cabell grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 2 H,
1 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 1.

REDS 2ND: Bench singled to right; Niemann balked [Bench to
second]; Driessen grounded out (second to first) [Bench to
third]; Henderson singled to center [Bench scored]; Knight
singled to right [Henderson to second]; Blair flied out to left;
Moskau forced Knight (shortstop to second); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Leonard flied out to center; Ashby grounded out
(pitcher to first); Landestoy grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 1.

REDS 3RD: Griffey flied out to right; Kennedy lined to
shortstop; Concepcion singled to right; Bench doubled to left
[Concepcion to third]; Driessen grounded out (first unassisted);
0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Niemann grounded out (shortstop to first); Puhl
flied out to left; Reynolds grounded out (first unassisted); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 1.

REDS 4TH: Henderson grounded out (pitcher to first); Knight
grounded out (third to first); Blair struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Cedeno was called out on strikes; Cruz flied out to
left; HOWE BATTED FOR CABELL; Howe grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 1.

REDS 5TH: HOWE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); Moskau struck out;
Griffey flied out to center; Kennedy grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Leonard was called out on strikes; Ashby lined to
pitcher; Landestoy grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 1.

REDS 6TH: Concepcion popped to second; Bench grounded out
(shortstop to first); Driessen was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Niemann was called out on strikes; Puhl grounded out
(shortstop to first); Reynolds singled to left; Reynolds stole
second; Cedeno walked; Cruz popped to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 1.

REDS 7TH: Henderson popped to first; Knight struck out; Blair
singled to center; Moskau forced Blair (second unassisted); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Howe grounded out (shortstop to first); Leonard
singled to left; Ashby grounded into a double play (pitcher to
shortstop to first) [Leonard out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 1.

REDS 8TH: Griffey flied out to left; Kennedy singled to center;
Concepcion grounded into a double play (shortstop to first)
[Kennedy out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Landestoy walked; On a bunt Niemann struck out;
Landestoy was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop);
Puhl grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Reds 1, Astros 1.

REDS 9TH: Bench singled to left; Driessen flied out to right;
Henderson was called out on strikes; Knight flied out to right;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 9TH: GERONIMO REPLACED HENDERSON (PLAYING CF); BLAIR
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); Reynolds singled to right;
Cedeno singled to center [Reynolds to third, Cedeno to second
(on throw to 3b)]; BAIR REPLACED MOSKAU (PITCHING); Cruz was
walked intentionally; WALLING BATTED FOR HOWE; Walling singled
to right [Reynolds scored, Cedeno to third, Cruz to second]; 1
R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Reds             1   8   1    6
 Astros           2   7   0    6


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