Cincinnati Reds 5, Houston Astros 4
Regular Season Game 84
Played on Thursday, July 5, 1979 (N) at Riverfront Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  3    0  1  0  -   4 10  1
CIN N    0  1  0    1  0  3    0  0  x  -   5 11  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl cf                       5   1   2   0       0   0       4   0
Reynolds ss                   4   1   1   0       0   0       1   1
Cedeno 1b                     5   1   1   2       0   0       3   0
Cruz lf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Cabell 3b                     4   1   2   0       0   1       0   0
Walling rf                    3   0   1   0       1   0       2   0
Howe 2b                       3   0   2   2       0   0       0   1
Ashby c                       3   0   0   0       1   0      12   0
Richard p                     3   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Baldwin ph                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Sexton pr                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   4  10   4       2   2      24   3

FIELDING - 
E: Cabell (9).

BATTING - 
2B: Reynolds (12,off Seaver); Cedeno (16,off Seaver); Howe (11,off Seaver);
Baldwin (1,off Sarmiento).
SH: Reynolds (19,off Seaver).
SF: Howe (2,off Sarmiento).
IBB: Walling (2,by Seaver); Ashby (6,by Seaver).
Team LOB: 8.

Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Griffey rf                    5   2   3   0       0   0       2   0
Geronimo cf                   5   1   3   0       0   1       2   0
Morgan 2b                     1   0   1   1       4   0       1   5
Bench c                       5   0   1   0       0   3       4   0
Driessen 1b                   3   0   1   1       2   0      10   0
Knight 3b                     2   1   0   1       0   1       0   1
Cruz lf                       4   0   1   0       0   1       3   0
Auerbach ss                   4   0   0   0       0   4       5   3
Seaver p                      2   0   0   1       0   1       0   1
  Spilman ph                  1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Sarmiento p                 1   0   0   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                       33   5  11   4       6  12      27  10

BATTING - 
2B: Morgan (16,off Richard); Driessen (13,off Richard).
SH: Knight (3,off Richard).
SF: Knight (3,off Richard).
HBP: Knight (2,by Richard).
IBB: Morgan (3,by Richard).
Team LOB: 13.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Richard L(7-8)                8    11   5   5   6  12   0  42

WP: Richard (14).
HBP: Richard (1,Knight).
IBB: Richard (2,Morgan).

Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Seaver W(7-5)                 6     7   3   3   2   2   0  27
Sarmiento                     2     3   1   1   0   0   0   9
Tomlin                        0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
Bair SV(12)                   0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        9    10   4   4   2   2   0  39

Sarmiento faced 1 batter in the 9th inning
IBB: Seaver 2 (3,Walling,Ashby).

Umpires: HP - Satch Davidson, 1B - Fred Brocklander, 2B - Ed Vargo, 3B - Paul Pryor
Time of Game: 2:48   Attendance: 28249


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Cincinnati Reds          
1. Puhl                cf        Griffey             rf
2. Reynolds            ss        Geronimo            cf
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         Auerbach            ss
9. Richard             p         Seaver              p

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl singled to right; Reynolds out on a sacrifice
bunt (third to first) [Puhl to second]; Cedeno popped to
catcher; Cruz popped to first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Griffey flied out to left; Geronimo grounded out
(first unassisted); Morgan walked; Bench singled to right
[Morgan to third]; Driessen flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cabell struck out; Walling grounded out (first
unassisted); Howe singled to left; Ashby flied out to left; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 2ND: Knight was hit by a pitch; Cruz singled to right
[Knight to third]; Auerbach struck out; Seaver forced Cruz
(second to shortstop) [Knight scored]; Griffey singled to third
[Seaver to second]; Geronimo struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 0, Reds 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Richard struck out; Puhl popped to second; Reynolds
popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 1.

REDS 3RD: Morgan walked; Richard threw a wild pitch [Morgan to
second]; Bench grounded out (shortstop to first); Driessen
walked; Knight struck out; Cruz flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 1.

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

REDS 4TH: Auerbach struck out; Seaver struck out; Griffey
singled to center; Geronimo singled to left [Griffey to second];
Morgan doubled to right [Griffey scored, Geronimo to third];
Bench struck out; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Howe flied out to left; Ashby popped to shortstop;
Richard grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 0, Reds 2.

REDS 5TH: Driessen doubled to left; Knight out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to first) [Driessen to third]; Cruz struck out;
Auerbach struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Puhl singled to first; Reynolds doubled to left
[Puhl to third]; Cedeno doubled to left [Puhl scored, Reynolds
scored]; Cruz flied out to left; Cabell grounded out (shortstop
to first); Walling was walked intentionally; Howe doubled to
left [Cedeno scored, Walling to third]; Ashby was walked
intentionally; Richard popped to shortstop; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 3
LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 2.

REDS 6TH: SPILMAN BATTED FOR SEAVER; Spilman singled to right;
On a bunt Griffey singled [Spilman to second]; On a bunt
Geronimo singled to third [Spilman scored (error by Cabell) (no
RBI), Griffey to third, Geronimo to second]; Morgan was walked
intentionally; Bench struck out; Driessen walked [Griffey
scored, Geronimo to third, Morgan to second]; Knight hit a
sacrifice fly to center [Geronimo scored]; Cruz flied out to
left; 3 R, 3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 5.

ASTROS 7TH: SARMIENTO REPLACED SPILMAN (PITCHING); Puhl grounded
out (second to first); Reynolds popped to shortstop; Cedeno
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
3, Reds 5.

REDS 7TH: Auerbach struck out; Sarmiento struck out; Griffey
flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 5.

ASTROS 8TH: Cruz grounded out (second to first); Cabell singled
to center; Walling singled to right [Cabell to third]; Howe hit
a sacrifice fly to right [Cabell scored]; Ashby flied out to
center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Reds 5.

REDS 8TH: Geronimo singled; Morgan walked [Geronimo to second];
Bench struck out; Driessen flied out to center; Knight flied out
to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Reds 5.

ASTROS 9TH: BALDWIN BATTED FOR RICHARD; Baldwin doubled to
right; SEXTON RAN FOR BALDWIN; TOMLIN REPLACED SARMIENTO
(PITCHING); Puhl flied out to right [Sexton to third]; Reynolds
reached on a fielder's choice [Sexton out at home (second to
catcher)]; BAIR REPLACED TOMLIN (PITCHING); Cedeno forced
Reynolds (second to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4,
Reds 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           4  10   1    8
 Reds             5  11   0   13


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