Cincinnati Reds 2, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 74
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Monday, June 25, 1979 (N) at Astrodome

CIN N    2  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  5  1
HOU N    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  3  0
Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Concepcion ss                 4   0   0   0       0   2       2   0
Morgan 2b                     4   0   1   0       0   2       1   4
Griffey rf                    3   1   1   0       1   0       3   0
Foster lf                     3   1   2   2       1   1       4   0
Driessen 1b                   4   0   0   0       0   1       8   0
Bench c                       4   0   0   0       0   2       5   2
Knight 3b                     3   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Geronimo cf                   3   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
Seaver p                      3   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
  Tomlin p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bair p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   2   5   2       2   9      27   8

FIELDING - 
E: Morgan (4).

BATTING - 
HR: Foster (17,1st inning off Richard 1 on 2 out).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Morgan (2,2nd base by Richard/Ashby).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Leonard cf                    3   0   0   0       1   2       2   0
Reynolds ss                   4   1   1   0       0   0       1   2
Cedeno 1b                     3   0   1   1       0   0      11   0
Cruz lf                       4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Cabell 3b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
Walling rf                    2   0   0   0       1   0       3   0
Ashby c                       3   0   0   0       0   1       9   1
Landestoy 2b                  3   0   1   0       0   0       1   2
Richard p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
  Puhl ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       28   1   3   1       2   4      27  11

BATTING - 
3B: Reynolds (4,off Seaver).
SH: Richard (3,off Seaver).
SF: Cedeno (7,off Seaver).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno (19,2nd base off Seaver/Bench); Landestoy (2,2nd base off Seaver/Bench).
CS: Walling (1,2nd base by Seaver/Bench).

PITCHING
Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Seaver W(5-5)                 7.2   3   1   1   2   4   0  28
Tomlin                        0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Bair SV(10)                   1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     3   1   1   2   4   0  32


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Richard L(6-7)                8     3   2   2   2   8   1  28
Sambito                       1     2   0   0   0   1   0   5
Totals                        9     5   2   2   2   9   1  33


Umpires: HP - Bruce Froemming, 1B - Jerry Dale, 2B - Bill Williams, 3B - Joe West
Time of Game: 2:31   


Starting Lineups:

   Cincinnati Reds               Houston Astros           
1. Concepcion          ss        Leonard             cf
2. Morgan              2b        Reynolds            ss
3. Griffey             rf        Cedeno              1b
4. Foster              lf        Cruz                lf
5. Driessen            1b        Cabell              3b
6. Bench               c         Walling             rf
7. Knight              3b        Ashby               c
8. Geronimo            cf        Landestoy           2b
9. Seaver              p         Richard             p

REDS 1ST: Concepcion struck out; Morgan singled to right; Morgan
was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Griffey
walked; Foster homered [Griffey scored]; Driessen struck out; 2
R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Leonard flied out to left; Reynolds tripled to
right; Cedeno hit a sacrifice fly to left [Reynolds scored];
Cruz grounded out (first unassisted); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Reds 2, Astros 1.

REDS 2ND: Bench struck out; Knight grounded out (pitcher to
first); Geronimo grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Cabell flied out to center; Walling flied out to
center; Ashby struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros
1.

REDS 3RD: Seaver singled to shortstop; Concepcion flied out to
right; Morgan struck out; Griffey grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Landestoy reached on an error by Morgan [Landestoy
to first]; Richard out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to second)
[Landestoy to second]; Leonard struck out; Reynolds grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 1.

REDS 4TH: Foster walked; Driessen flied out to right; Bench
struck out; Knight forced Foster (shortstop to second); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Cedeno flied out to center; Cruz grounded out
(second to first); Cabell grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 1.

REDS 5TH: Geronimo grounded out (third to first); Seaver flied
out to center; Concepcion struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Reds 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Walling walked; Walling was caught stealing second
(catcher to shortstop); Ashby grounded out (second to first);
Landestoy flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 2,
Astros 1.

REDS 6TH: Morgan grounded out (second to first); Griffey
grounded out (shortstop to first); Foster was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Richard flied out to right; Leonard struck out;
Reynolds flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 2,
Astros 1.

REDS 7TH: Driessen grounded out (second to first); Bench
grounded out (third to first); Knight flied out to right; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Cedeno singled to left; Cedeno stole second; Cruz
struck out; Cabell grounded out (third to first); Walling
grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 2,
Astros 1.

REDS 8TH: Geronimo popped to first; Seaver struck out;
Concepcion flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 2,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Ashby flied out to center; Landestoy singled to
center; PUHL BATTED FOR RICHARD; Landestoy stole second; Puhl
flied out to right; Leonard walked; TOMLIN REPLACED SEAVER
(PITCHING); Reynolds flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Reds 2, Astros 1.

REDS 9TH: SAMBITO REPLACED PUHL (PITCHING); Morgan struck out;
Griffey singled to center; Foster singled to center [Griffey to
second]; Driessen grounded out (first unassisted) [Griffey to
third, Foster to second]; Bench grounded out (third to first); 0
R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 9TH: BAIR REPLACED TOMLIN (PITCHING); Cedeno grounded out
(third to first); Cruz popped to catcher in foul territory;
Cabell popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 2,
Astros 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Reds             2   5   1    4
 Astros           1   3   0    4


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