Houston Astros 6, Cincinnati Reds 5
Regular Season Game 76
Played on Tuesday, June 26, 1979 (N) at Astrodome

CIN N    3  1  0    0  1  0    0  0  0  -   5  5  0
HOU N    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  5  x  -   6 10  1
Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Concepcion ss                 5   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
Morgan 2b                     4   1   1   1       0   1       5   2
Griffey rf                    3   1   1   0       1   1       0   0
Foster lf                     4   2   2   4       0   0       2   0
Driessen 1b                   3   0   1   0       1   0      10   0
Bench c                       2   0   0   0       2   1       4   0
Knight 3b                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Auerbach 3b                 3   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
Geronimo cf                   2   1   0   0       2   0       2   0
Moskau p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
  Bair p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Tomlin p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Henderson ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   5   5   5       6   4      24   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Auerbach-Morgan-Driessen.

BATTING - 
HR: Foster 2 (19,1st inning off Niekro 2 on 1 out,5th inning off Niekro 0 on
2 out).
SH: Moskau (4,off Niekro).
SF: Morgan (2,off Niekro).
GDP: Bench (5,off Roberge).
Team LOB: 6.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl cf                       5   1   1   0       0   2       5   0
Reynolds ss                   4   0   1   0       0   0       0   5
Cedeno 1b                     4   1   1   0       0   0      10   1
Cruz lf                       2   1   1   1       2   0       1   0
Cabell 3b                     4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Walling rf                    4   1   2   3       0   1       2   0
Ashby c                       4   0   2   0       0   0       4   0
  Sexton pr                   0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bochy c                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Landestoy 2b                  2   1   1   0       2   0       2   3
Niekro p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
  Baldwin ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Roberge p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Alou ph                     1   0   1   2       0   0       0   0
  Dixon p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   6  10   6       4   4      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Reynolds-Landestoy-Cedeno.
E: Reynolds (13).

BATTING - 
2B: Cruz (14,off Moskau); Walling (2,off Moskau); Alou (1,off Bair).
HR: Walling (3,8th inning off Moskau 2 on 2 out).
SH: Niekro 2 (5,off Moskau 2).
GDP: Cabell (8,off Moskau).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Moskau                        7.2   8   4   4   3   4   1  33
Bair L(4-3)                   0     2   2   2   1   0   0   3
Tomlin                        0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        8    10   6   6   4   4   1  37

WP: Bair (1).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro                        7     5   5   4   4   3   2  31
Roberge W(2-0)                1     0   0   0   1   1   0   3
Dixon                         0     0   0   0   1   0   0   1
Sambito SV(7)                 1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     5   5   4   6   4   2  38

Dixon faced 1 batter in the 9th inning

Umpires: HP - Bill Williams, 1B - Joe West, 2B - Bruce Froemming, 3B - Jerry Dale
Time of Game: 2:32   Attendance: 37114


Starting Lineups:

   Cincinnati Reds               Houston Astros           
1. Concepcion          ss        Puhl                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. Moskau              p         Niekro              p

REDS 1ST: Concepcion grounded out (shortstop to first); Morgan
singled to shortstop; Griffey walked [Morgan to second]; Foster
homered [Morgan scored, Griffey scored]; Driessen singled to
left; Bench struck out; Knight flied out to left; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl singled to shortstop; Reynolds singled to
center [Puhl to second]; Cedeno popped to first; Cruz doubled to
left [Puhl scored, Reynolds to third]; Cabell grounded out
(pitcher to first); Walling struck out; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Reds 3, Astros 1.

REDS 2ND: Geronimo walked; Moskau out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [Geronimo to second]; Concepcion reached on
an error by Reynolds [Geronimo to third, Concepcion to first];
Morgan hit a sacrifice fly to right [Geronimo scored
(unearned)]; Griffey grounded out (second to first); 1 R (0 ER),
0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: AUERBACH REPLACED KNIGHT (PLAYING 3B); Ashby singled
to left; Landestoy singled to center [Ashby to second]; Niekro
out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Ashby to third,
Landestoy to second]; Puhl was called out on strikes; Reynolds
flied out to left; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 1.

REDS 3RD: Foster grounded out (first unassisted); Driessen flied
out to right; Bench walked; Auerbach flied out to center; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Cedeno popped to second; Cruz walked; Cabell
grounded into a double play (third to second to first) [Cruz out
at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 1.

REDS 4TH: Geronimo grounded out (first to pitcher); Moskau flied
out to center; Concepcion grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Walling doubled to center; Ashby grounded out
(shortstop to first); Landestoy walked; Niekro out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Walling to third, Landestoy
to second]; Puhl struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 4,
Astros 1.

REDS 5TH: Morgan popped to third in foul territory; Griffey was
called out on strikes; Foster homered; Driessen grounded out
(pitcher to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 5, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Reynolds grounded out (shortstop to first); Cedeno
lined to second; Cruz flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Reds 5, Astros 1.

REDS 6TH: Bench walked; Auerbach flied out to center; Geronimo
popped to first in foul territory; Moskau popped to third; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 5, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Cabell flied out to center; Walling popped to
shortstop; Ashby grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Reds 5, Astros 1.

REDS 7TH: Concepcion grounded out (shortstop to first); Morgan
struck out; Griffey singled to shortstop; Foster grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 5, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Landestoy lined to first; BALDWIN BATTED FOR NIEKRO;
Baldwin grounded out (third to first); Puhl grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 5, Astros 1.

REDS 8TH: ROBERGE REPLACED BALDWIN (PITCHING); Driessen walked;
Bench grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Driessen out at second]; Auerbach struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Reds 5, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Reynolds flied out to center; Cedeno singled to
right; Cruz walked [Cedeno to second]; Cabell struck out;
Walling homered [Cedeno scored, Cruz scored]; BAIR REPLACED
MOSKAU (PITCHING); Ashby singled to left; SEXTON RAN FOR ASHBY;
Bair threw a wild pitch [Sexton to second]; Landestoy walked;
ALOU BATTED FOR ROBERGE; Alou doubled to left [Sexton scored,
Landestoy scored]; TOMLIN REPLACED BAIR (PITCHING); Puhl
grounded out (first unassisted); 5 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 5,
Astros 6.

REDS 9TH: BOCHY REPLACED SEXTON (PLAYING C ); DIXON REPLACED
ALOU (PITCHING); Geronimo walked; HENDERSON BATTED FOR TOMLIN;
SAMBITO REPLACED DIXON (PITCHING); Henderson flied out to
center; Concepcion flied out to center; Morgan grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 5, Astros 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Reds             5   5   0    6
 Astros           6  10   1    7


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