Cincinnati Reds 9, Houston Astros 8
Regular Season Game 144
Played on Tuesday, September 11, 1979 (N) at Riverfront Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  2  2    3  0  1  -   8 17  3
CIN N    0  0  0    4  0  2    3  0  x  -   9 11  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cedeno 1b                     5   0   1   0       0   0       7   1
Reynolds ss                   3   0   1   0       2   0       4   5
Puhl cf                       5   1   1   1       0   2       2   0
Cruz lf                       5   2   2   0       0   2       0   1
Cabell 3b                     5   1   2   1       0   0       2   1
Leonard rf                    4   0   1   0       1   1       2   0
Pujols c                      3   2   2   0       0   0       6   1
  Heep ph                     0   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
  Bochy c                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Alou ph                     1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Sexton pr                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Landestoy 2b                  5   2   5   2       0   0       1   5
Richard p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Walling ph                  1   0   1   2       0   0       0   0
  Andujar p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Niemann p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bergman ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Pladson p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Howe ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       41   8  17   7       3   8      24  17

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Landestoy-Reynolds-Cedeno, Reynolds-Landestoy-Cedeno.
E: Leonard (9), Andujar (5), Sambito (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Landestoy (6,off Seaver); Puhl (19,off Seaver); Leonard (13,off Seaver);
Walling (7,off Seaver); Cabell (25,off Bair); Alou (4,off Hume).
SF: Heep (1,off Hume).
GDP: Leonard (11,off Hume).
IBB: Leonard (6,by Hume).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Leonard (9,3rd base by Seaver/Bench).

Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Collins rf                    4   2   1   0       0   1       1   0
  Blair cf                    1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Morgan 2b                     4   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Concepcion ss                 3   3   2   2       1   0       2   4
Foster lf                     3   2   1   2       1   1       2   0
Bench c                       4   1   2   2       0   0       8   1
Driessen 1b                   3   0   1   1       0   0       6   0
Knight 3b                     4   0   2   1       0   0       1   0
Geronimo cf                   3   0   0   0       0   2       4   0
  Hume p                      1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Seaver p                      1   0   0   0       1   1       0   1
  Bair p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cruz cf,rf                  1   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Totals                       32   9  11   8       4   5      27   6

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Concepcion-Driessen.
PB: Bench (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Morgan (23,off Richard); Bench (16,off Richard); Concepcion (23,off Andujar);
Knight (32,off Andujar).
HR: Concepcion (15,7th inning off Sambito 1 on 2 out); Foster (27,7th inning
off Sambito 0 on 2 out).
SF: Driessen (6,off Richard).
GDP: Collins (6,off Richard); Blair (4,off Pladson).
Team LOB: 4.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Richard                       5     4   4   4   3   5   0  20
Andujar                       0.2   2   2   0   0   0   0   5
Niemann                       0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Sambito L(7-6)                0.2   4   3   3   1   0   2   7
Pladson                       1.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        8    11   9   7   4   5   2  37


Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Seaver                        5.2  10   4   4   1   6   0  27
Bair                          0.2   2   3   3   1   0   0   5
Hume W(10-8)                  2.2   5   1   1   1   2   0  13
Totals                        9    17   8   8   3   8   0  45

IBB: Hume (6,Leonard).

Umpires: HP - Steve Fields, 1B - Doug Harvey, 2B - Frank Pulli, 3B - Andy Olsen
Time of Game: 3:14   Attendance: 40574


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Cedeno singled to center; Reynolds singled to left
[Cedeno to second]; Bench allowed a passed ball [Cedeno to
third, Reynolds to second]; Puhl struck out; Cruz struck out;
Cabell popped to first; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Collins struck out; Morgan flied out to right;
Concepcion grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 0, Reds 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Leonard struck out; Pujols flied out to left;
Landestoy singled to right; Richard forced Landestoy (shortstop
unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 2ND: Foster struck out; Bench popped to shortstop; Driessen
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Reds 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Cedeno flied out to center; Reynolds flied out to
center; Puhl struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 3RD: Knight popped to third in foul territory; Geronimo
struck out; Seaver struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Reds 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Cruz struck out; Cabell grounded out (shortstop to
first); Leonard grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 4TH: Collins singled to center; Morgan doubled to right
[Collins to third]; Concepcion walked; Foster walked [Collins
scored, Morgan to third, Concepcion to second]; Bench doubled to
left [Morgan scored, Concepcion scored, Foster out at home (left
to shortstop to catcher), Bench to third (on throw to home)];
Driessen hit a sacrifice fly to center [Bench scored]; Knight
singled to left; Geronimo struck out; 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Reds 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Pujols singled to left; Landestoy doubled to center
[Pujols scored]; Richard struck out; Cedeno grounded out
(shortstop to first); Reynolds walked; Puhl doubled to left
[Landestoy scored, Reynolds to third]; Cruz flied out to center;
2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 4.

REDS 5TH: Seaver walked; Collins grounded into a double play
(second to shortstop to first) [Seaver out at second]; Morgan
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Reds 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Cabell flied out to center; Leonard doubled to
center; Leonard was caught stealing third (catcher to third);
Pujols singled to center; Landestoy singled to right [Pujols to
second]; WALLING BATTED FOR RICHARD; Walling doubled to right
[Pujols scored, Landestoy scored]; BAIR REPLACED SEAVER
(PITCHING); Cedeno lined to right; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
4, Reds 4.

REDS 6TH: ANDUJAR REPLACED WALLING (PITCHING); Concepcion
doubled to center [Concepcion to third (error by Leonard)];
Foster reached on a fielder's choice [Concepcion scored (error
by Andujar; assists by Cabell, Pujols, Cabell, Andujar and
Reynolds) (unearned) (no RBI), Foster to second]; Joaquin
Andujar called for obstruction; Bench grounded out (pitcher
to first); Driessen flied out to center; Knight doubled to left
[Foster scored (unearned)]; NIEMANN REPLACED ANDUJAR (PITCHING);
Geronimo grounded out (second to first); 2 R (0 ER), 2 H, 2 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 4, Reds 6.

ASTROS 7TH: Reynolds walked; Puhl forced Reynolds (shortstop to
second); Cruz singled to center [Puhl to third]; Cabell doubled
to center [Puhl scored, Cruz to third]; HUME REPLACED GERONIMO
(PITCHING); CRUZ REPLACED BAIR (PLAYING CF); Leonard was walked
intentionally; HEEP BATTED FOR PUJOLS; Heep hit a sacrifice fly
to left [Cruz scored]; Landestoy singled to left [Cabell scored,
Leonard to third, Landestoy to second (on throw)]; BERGMAN
BATTED FOR NIEMANN; Bergman struck out; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 7, Reds 6.

REDS 7TH: SAMBITO REPLACED BERGMAN (PITCHING); BOCHY REPLACED
HEEP (PLAYING C ); Cruz walked; Collins reached on an error by
Sambito [Cruz to second, Collins to first]; Cruz was picked off
second (catcher to shortstop); Morgan popped to third;
Concepcion homered [Collins scored]; Foster homered; Bench
singled to left; Driessen singled to right [Bench to third];
PLADSON REPLACED SAMBITO (PITCHING); Knight flied out to right;
3 R, 4 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 7, Reds 9.

ASTROS 8TH: BLAIR REPLACED COLLINS (PLAYING CF); CRUZ CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); Cedeno flied out to right; Reynolds
grounded out (first unassisted); Puhl flied out to center; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 7, Reds 9.

REDS 8TH: Hume singled to left; On a bunt Cruz forced Hume
(first to shortstop); Blair grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Cruz out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 7, Reds 9.

ASTROS 9TH: Cruz singled to shortstop; Cabell singled to center
[Cruz to third]; Leonard grounded into a double play (shortstop
to first) [Cruz scored (no RBI), Cabell out at second]; ALOU
BATTED FOR BOCHY; Alou doubled to right; SEXTON RAN FOR ALOU;
Landestoy singled to shortstop [Sexton to third]; HOWE BATTED
FOR PLADSON; Howe was called out on strikes; 1 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 8, Reds 9.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           8  17   3   10
 Reds             9  11   0    4


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