Houston Astros 3, Cincinnati Reds 2
Regular Season Game 83
Played on Wednesday, July 4, 1979 (D) at Riverfront Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  1    2  0  0  -   3  6  0
CIN N    1  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  0  -   2  4  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl cf                       4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Reynolds ss                   4   0   1   0       0   2       2   5
Cedeno 1b                     2   0   0   0       0   0       7   0
  Landestoy 2b                2   1   0   0       0   0       1   0
Cruz lf                       4   1   2   1       0   0       1   0
Cabell 3b,1b                  4   0   1   0       0   0       4   1
Walling rf                    2   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Leonard ph,rf               1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Howe 2b,3b                    3   1   1   0       0   0       3   0
Ashby c                       3   0   0   1       0   0       5   1
Andujar p                     3   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   3   6   3       0   4      27   9

BATTING - 
2B: Cruz (17,off Bonham).
Team LOB: 2.

Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Griffey rf                    4   1   1   1       0   1       4   1
Concepcion ss                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Auerbach ss                 3   0   0   0       0   1       2   3
Morgan 2b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       2   2
Bench c                       4   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
Driessen 1b                   3   1   1   0       0   0      10   0
Knight 3b                     2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Kennedy 3b                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Cruz lf                       3   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Geronimo cf                   3   0   1   1       0   1       4   0
Bonham p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
  Tomlin p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Blair ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Bair p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   2   4   2       0   5      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Griffey-Concepcion-Driessen.
E: Cruz (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Driessen (12,off Andujar); Morgan (15,off Andujar).
HR: Griffey (7,1st inning off Andujar 0 on 0 out).
Team LOB: 2.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Andujar W(10-4)               7     4   2   2   0   2   1  25
Sambito SV(9)                 2     0   0   0   0   3   0   6
Totals                        9     4   2   2   0   5   1  31


Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bonham L(3-2)                 6.1   5   3   2   0   3   0  23
Tomlin                        1.2   1   0   0   0   1   0   6
Bair                          1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     6   3   2   0   4   0  32


Umpires: HP - Paul Pryor, 1B - Satch Davidson, 2B - Fred Brocklander, 3B - Ed Vargo
Ejections: Cesar Cedeno by Paul Pryor [Fighting]; Ray Knight by
Paul Pryor [Fighting]
Time of Game: 2:24   Attendance: 25713


Starting Lineups:

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

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

REDS 1ST: Griffey homered; Concepcion struck out; Morgan popped
to second; Bench grounded out (catcher to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz singled to center; Cabell forced Cruz
(shortstop to second); Walling hit into a double play (right to
shortstop to first) [Cabell out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 1.

REDS 2ND: Driessen flied out to center; Knight grounded out
(shortstop to first); Cruz grounded out (shortstop to first);
Dave Concepcion left with groin injury; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 1.

ASTROS 3RD: AUERBACH REPLACED CONCEPCION (PLAYING SS); Howe
popped to shortstop; Ashby grounded out (second to first);
Andujar grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Reds 1.

REDS 3RD: Geronimo grounded out (shortstop to first); Bonham
flied out to left; Griffey flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Puhl lined to second; Reynolds struck out; Cedeno
flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 1.

REDS 4TH: Auerbach struck out; Joaquin Andujar threw a pitch
near Joe Morgan's head; Morgan grounded out (first
unassisted); Bench grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Cruz flied out to center; Cabell grounded out (third
to first); Walling grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 1.

REDS 5TH: Driessen doubled to right; Knight grounded out
(pitcher to first) [Driessen to third]; Cruz popped to second;
Geronimo singled to left [Driessen scored]; Bonham popped to
third; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Howe singled to left [Howe to third (error by
Cruz)]; Ashby grounded out (shortstop to first) [Howe scored
(unearned)]; Andujar grounded out (shortstop to first);
Joaquin Andujar threw a pitch at Joe Morgan in the fourth
inning, so Bill Bonham retaliated by throwing a pitch behind
Andujar here; both benches clear; and a brawl ensued; Cesar
Cedeno and Ray Knight ejected by HP umpire Paul Pryor;
KENNEDY REPLACED KNIGHT (PLAYING 3B); Puhl struck out; 1 R (0
ER), 1 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 2.

REDS 6TH: LANDESTOY REPLACED CEDENO (PLAYING 2B); CABELL CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); HOWE CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 3B);
Griffey grounded out (first to pitcher); Auerbach popped to
shortstop; Morgan doubled to right; Bench popped to second; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 2.

ASTROS 7TH: On a bunt Reynolds singled; Landestoy forced
Reynolds (pitcher to shortstop); Cruz doubled to left [Landestoy
scored]; Cabell singled to shortstop [Cruz to third]; TOMLIN
REPLACED BONHAM (PITCHING); LEONARD BATTED FOR WALLING; Leonard
singled to left [Cruz scored, Cabell to second]; Howe flied out
to center; Ashby flied out to left; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 3, Reds 2.

REDS 7TH: LEONARD STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); Driessen popped
to first; Kennedy grounded out (shortstop to first); Cruz
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
3, Reds 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Andujar struck out; Puhl grounded out (pitcher to
first); Reynolds flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 3, Reds 2.

REDS 8TH: SAMBITO REPLACED ANDUJAR (PITCHING); Geronimo struck
out; BLAIR BATTED FOR TOMLIN; Blair struck out; Griffey struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 2.

ASTROS 9TH: BAIR REPLACED BLAIR (PITCHING); Landestoy grounded
out (shortstop to first); Cruz flied out to center; Cabell flied
out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 2.

REDS 9TH: Auerbach popped to shortstop; Morgan flied out to
center; Bench popped to third in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3   6   0    2
 Reds             2   4   1    2


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