Houston Astros 3, Cincinnati Reds 2
Regular Season Game 82
Played on Tuesday, July 3, 1979 (N) at Riverfront Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    2  0  0    0  0  1  -   3  7  0
CIN N    0  1  0    0  1  0    0  0  0  -   2  6  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl cf                       3   1   1   0       1   1       5   0
Reynolds ss                   4   1   1   0       0   0       0   6
Cedeno 1b                     4   0   1   2       0   0      12   0
Leonard rf                    4   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
Cabell 3b                     4   1   2   0       0   1       0   2
Cruz lf                       4   0   1   1       0   0       2   0
Howe 2b                       4   0   0   0       0   0       3   4
  Landestoy 2b                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ashby c                       3   0   1   0       0   1       0   1
  Sexton pr                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bochy c                     0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Forsch p                      3   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       33   3   7   3       1   5      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Reynolds-Howe-Cedeno.

BATTING - 
2B: Cedeno (15,off Norman); Cruz (16,off Bair).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cabell (19,2nd base off Bair/Bench).

Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Griffey rf                    4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Geronimo cf                   4   0   0   0       0   0       6   0
Morgan 2b                     3   0   1   0       1   0       1   2
Bench c                       4   1   1   0       0   0       5   2
Driessen 1b                   4   0   1   0       0   0       9   2
Concepcion ss                 3   1   1   0       0   0       0   3
Knight 3b                     3   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Cruz lf                       3   0   1   1       0   0       1   0
Norman p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Spilman ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Bair p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   2   6   1       1   1      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Concepcion-Morgan-Driessen-Bench-Knight.

BATTING - 
2B: Bench (9,off Forsch); Concepcion (15,off Forsch).
GDP: Concepcion (13,off Forsch).
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Morgan (4,2nd base by Forsch/Ashby).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Forsch W(5-3)                 9     6   2   2   1   1   0  32


Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Norman                        8     5   2   2   1   5   0  29
Bair L(4-4)                   1     2   1   1   0   0   0   5
Totals                        9     7   3   3   1   5   0  34

WP: Bair (2).

Umpires: HP - Ed Vargo, 1B - Paul Pryor, 2B - Satch Davidson, 3B - Fred Brocklander
Time of Game: 2:13   Attendance: 36787


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Cincinnati Reds          
1. Puhl                cf        Griffey             rf
2. Reynolds            ss        Geronimo            cf
3. Cedeno              1b        Morgan              2b
4. Leonard             rf        Bench               c
5. Cabell              3b        Driessen            1b
6. Cruz                lf        Concepcion          ss
7. Howe                2b        Knight              3b
8. Ashby               c         Cruz                lf
9. Forsch              p         Norman              p

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl flied out to center; Reynolds grounded out
(pitcher to first); Cedeno popped to first in foul territory; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Griffey flied out to center; Geronimo grounded out
(third to first); Morgan singled to third; Morgan was caught
stealing second (catcher to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Reds 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Leonard grounded out (first unassisted); Cabell
struck out; Cruz flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 2ND: Bench doubled to right; Driessen singled to center
[Bench to third]; Concepcion grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Bench scored (no RBI), Driessen
out at second]; Knight flied out to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Howe flied out to center; Ashby grounded out (first
unassisted); Forsch grounded out (catcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 1.

REDS 3RD: Cruz flied out to center; Norman grounded out
(shortstop to first); Griffey grounded out (shortstop to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Puhl singled to center; Reynolds singled to right
[Puhl to second]; Cedeno doubled to right [Puhl scored, Reynolds
scored]; Leonard grounded out (second to first) [Cedeno to
third]; Cabell flied out to center; Cruz grounded out (first
unassisted); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 1.

REDS 4TH: Geronimo flied out to center; Morgan grounded out
(first unassisted); Bench grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Howe grounded out (first to pitcher); Ashby struck
out; Forsch flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Reds 1.

REDS 5TH: Driessen grounded out (second to first); Concepcion
doubled to center; Knight grounded out (shortstop to first);
Cruz singled to center [Concepcion scored]; Norman flied out to
left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Puhl struck out; Reynolds popped to third; Cedeno
flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 2.

REDS 6TH: Griffey grounded out (second to first); Geronimo flied
out to right; Morgan walked; Bench forced Morgan (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Leonard struck out; Cabell singled to center; Cruz
flied out to center; Howe forced Cabell (shortstop to second); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 2.

REDS 7TH: Driessen flied out to right; Concepcion flied out to
center; Knight flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
2, Reds 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Ashby singled to left; SEXTON RAN FOR ASHBY; On a
bunt Forsch struck out; Puhl walked [Sexton to second]; Reynolds
hit into a double play (shortstop to second to first to catcher
to third) [Sexton out at third]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
2, Reds 2.

REDS 8TH: BOCHY REPLACED SEXTON (PLAYING C ); Cruz grounded out
(third to first); SPILMAN BATTED FOR NORMAN; Spilman struck out;
Griffey singled to center; Geronimo grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 2.

ASTROS 9TH: BAIR REPLACED SPILMAN (PITCHING); Cedeno flied out
to center; Leonard grounded out (shortstop to first); Cabell
singled to left; Cabell stole second; Cruz doubled to center
[Cabell scored]; Bair threw a wild pitch [Cruz to third]; Howe
flied out to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 2.

REDS 9TH: LANDESTOY REPLACED HOWE (PLAYING 2B); Morgan flied out
to right; Bench flied out to left; Driessen grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3   7   0    4
 Reds             2   6   0    3


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