Houston Astros 3, Cincinnati Reds 0
Regular Season Game 52
Played on Thursday, May 31, 1979 (N) at Astrodome

CIN N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  7  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  3    0  0  x  -   3 10  0
Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Griffey rf                    3   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
Collins lf                    4   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Knight 3b                     4   0   2   0       0   1       2   2
Driessen 1b                   3   0   0   0       1   0      12   0
Bench c                       4   0   1   0       0   2       3   1
Geronimo cf                   3   0   1   0       1   0       0   1
Kennedy 2b                    4   0   1   0       0   0       1   5
Auerbach ss                   4   0   1   0       0   0       1   1
Norman p                      2   0   1   0       0   1       0   2
  Hume p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Foster ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Borbon p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Totals                       32   0   7   0       3   4      24  14

BATTING - 
GDP: Geronimo (3,off Williams).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Collins (1,2nd base off Williams/Ashby); Kennedy (2,2nd base off Williams/Ashby).
CS: Knight (2,2nd base by Williams/Ashby).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl cf                       4   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Reynolds ss                   4   1   2   0       0   0       1   2
Cedeno 1b                     3   1   0   0       1   0       7   0
Cruz lf                       4   1   1   3       0   0       3   0
Leonard rf                    4   0   3   0       0   0       3   0
Howe 3b                       3   0   1   0       1   0       3   2
Gonzalez 2b                   4   0   2   0       0   0       3   2
Ashby c                       3   0   0   0       0   0       4   1
Williams p                    3   0   1   0       0   2       0   3
Totals                       32   3  10   3       2   3      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Williams-Reynolds-Cedeno, Ashby-Gonzalez.

BATTING - 
3B: Howe (2,off Borbon).
HR: Cruz (4,6th inning off Norman 2 on 0 out).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Leonard (4,2nd base off Norman/Bench).

PITCHING
Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Norman L(2-5)                 5     9   3   3   2   2   1  24
Hume                          1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Borbon                        2     1   0   0   0   0   0   7
Totals                        8    10   3   3   2   3   1  34

Norman faced 4 batters in the 6th inning

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Williams W(2-1)               9     7   0   0   3   4   0  35


Umpires: HP - Jerry Crawford, 1B - John Kibler, 3B - Terry Tata
Time of Game: 2:07   Attendance: 25453


Starting Lineups:

   Cincinnati Reds               Houston Astros           
1. Griffey             rf        Puhl                cf
2. Collins             lf        Reynolds            ss
3. Knight              3b        Cedeno              1b
4. Driessen            1b        Cruz                lf
5. Bench               c         Leonard             rf
6. Geronimo            cf        Howe                3b
7. Kennedy             2b        Gonzalez            2b
8. Auerbach            ss        Ashby               c
9. Norman              p         Williams            p

REDS 1ST: Griffey walked; Collins forced Griffey (shortstop to
second); Collins stole second; Knight struck out; Driessen flied
out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl struck out; Reynolds singled to shortstop;
Cedeno forced Reynolds (second to shortstop); Cruz grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

REDS 2ND: Bench singled to center; Geronimo grounded into a
double play (pitcher to shortstop to first) [Bench out at
second]; Kennedy singled to right; Kennedy stole second;
Auerbach flied out to left; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Leonard singled to shortstop; Howe forced Leonard
(pitcher to second); Gonzalez singled to center [Howe out at
third (center to third)]; Ashby flied out to left; 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

REDS 3RD: Norman struck out; Griffey flied out to center;
Collins grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Reds 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Williams was called out on strikes; Puhl grounded
out (second to first); Reynolds flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

REDS 4TH: Knight singled to center; Driessen popped to third;
Bench struck out while Knight was caught stealing second
(catcher to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Cedeno grounded out (third to first); Cruz grounded
out (first unassisted); Leonard singled to left; Leonard was
picked off first (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds
0, Astros 0.

REDS 5TH: Geronimo singled to right; Kennedy grounded out
(second to first) [Geronimo to second]; Auerbach reached on a
fielder's choice [Geronimo out at third (pitcher to third)];
Norman singled to center [Auerbach to second]; Griffey flied out
to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Howe flied out to left; Gonzalez singled to right;
Ashby flied out to right; Williams singled to center [Gonzalez
to second]; Puhl grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

REDS 6TH: Collins flied out to right; Knight grounded out (third
to first); Driessen flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Reds 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Reynolds singled to right; Cedeno walked [Reynolds
to second]; Cruz homered [Reynolds scored, Cedeno scored];
Leonard singled to center; Leonard stole second; HUME REPLACED
NORMAN (PITCHING); Howe walked (walk was charged to Norman);
Gonzalez forced Leonard (catcher to third) [Howe to second];
Ashby flied out to left; Williams struck out; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 3.

REDS 7TH: Bench flied out to right; Geronimo walked; Kennedy
forced Geronimo (third to second); Auerbach singled to center
[Kennedy to third]; FOSTER BATTED FOR HUME; Foster flied out to
left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: BORBON REPLACED FOSTER (PITCHING); Puhl grounded out
(pitcher to first); Reynolds grounded out (second to first);
Cedeno grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Reds 0, Astros 3.

REDS 8TH: On a bunt Griffey grounded out (pitcher to first);
Collins grounded out (second to first); Knight singled to
center; Driessen walked [Knight to second]; Bench struck out; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Cruz grounded out (second to first); Leonard
grounded out (pitcher to first); Howe tripled to left; Gonzalez
popped to first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 3.

REDS 9TH: Geronimo popped to third; Kennedy flied out to right;
Auerbach popped to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros
3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Reds             0   7   0    8
 Astros           3  10   0    7


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