Cincinnati Reds 7, Houston Astros 4
Regular Season Game 145
Played on Wednesday, September 12, 1979 (N) at Riverfront Stadium

HOU N    1  0  0    0  3  0    0  0  0  -   4 11  0
CIN N    3  0  0    3  0  1    0  0  x  -   7 12  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cedeno 1b                     5   2   2   0       0   0       6   1
Reynolds ss                   4   1   1   0       0   0       2   5
Puhl cf                       2   0   0   1       1   0       4   1
Cruz lf                       4   0   2   3       0   0       0   0
Cabell 3b                     4   0   2   0       0   0       3   0
Leonard rf                    4   0   2   0       0   1       2   0
Pujols c                      3   0   0   0       0   2       3   0
  Walling ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Bochy c                     0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Landestoy 2b                  3   0   1   0       1   0       2   5
Niekro p                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Niemann p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bergman ph                  1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Ladd p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sprowl p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sexton ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Andujar p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Heep ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       34   4  11   4       2   5      24  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 4. Reynolds-Landestoy-Cedeno, Reynolds-Landestoy-Cedeno, Landestoy-Reynolds-Cedeno,
Landestoy-Reynolds-Cedeno.
PB: Pujols 2 (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Cabell (26,off LaCoss); Cruz (31,off LaCoss).
SH: Reynolds (32,off LaCoss).
SF: Puhl (2,off LaCoss).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cruz (33,2nd base off LaCoss/Bench).
CS: Leonard (10,2nd base by LaCoss/Bench).

Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Collins rf                    3   1   3   1       1   0       2   0
  Cruz pr,rf                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Morgan 2b                     5   1   2   1       0   0       2   0
Concepcion ss                 3   1   1   1       1   0       2   1
Foster lf                     2   1   1   0       2   0       1   0
Bench c                       4   1   1   0       0   0       6   1
Driessen 1b                   2   1   1   1       0   0       6   3
Knight 3b                     4   1   3   1       0   0       1   2
Geronimo cf                   3   0   0   0       1   1       5   1
LaCoss p                      2   0   0   0       0   2       2   0
  Pastore p                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Auerbach ph                 0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Hume p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   7  12   5       6   5      27   8

FIELDING - 
E: Bench (9).

BATTING - 
2B: Morgan (24,off Niekro); Concepcion (24,off Niekro); Knight (33,off Andujar).
SF: Driessen (7,off Niekro).
HBP: Driessen (3,by Ladd).
GDP: Bench (10,off Niekro); Concepcion 2 (18,off Niekro,off Andujar); Geronimo
(8,off Sprowl).
IBB: Foster (7,by Andujar); Auerbach (1,by Sambito).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro L(18-10)               3.1   7   6   5   2   1   0  17
Niemann                       0.2   1   0   0   0   1   0   2
Ladd                          1     1   1   1   1   0   0   6
Sprowl                        1     0   0   0   0   1   0   2
Andujar                       1     3   0   0   2   0   0   7
Sambito                       1     0   0   0   1   2   0   4
Totals                        8    12   7   6   6   5   0  38

Ladd faced 2 batters in the 6th inning
Andujar faced 2 batters in the 8th inning
WP: Niekro 2 (18).
HBP: Ladd (2,Driessen).
IBB: Andujar (5,Foster); Sambito (3,Auerbach).

Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
LaCoss                        4.2   9   4   4   1   1   0  22
Pastore W(4-6)                3.1   1   0   0   1   3   0  12
Hume SV(15)                   1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                        9    11   4   4   2   5   0  38


Umpires: HP - Doug Harvey, 1B - Frank Pulli, 2B - Andy Olsen, 3B - Steve Fields
Time of Game: 3:00   Attendance: 42035


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. Niekro              p         LaCoss              p

ASTROS 1ST: Cedeno singled to left; Reynolds out on a sacrifice
bunt (first to second) [Cedeno to second]; Puhl grounded out
(first unassisted) [Cedeno to third]; Cruz singled to second
[Cedeno scored]; Cruz stole second [Cruz out at home (error by
Bench) (center to catcher)]; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Collins singled to left; Pujols allowed a passed ball
[Collins to second]; Morgan doubled to center [Collins scored];
Concepcion doubled to right [Morgan scored]; Pujols allowed a
passed ball [Concepcion to third]; Foster walked; Bench grounded
into a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Concepcion
scored (unearned), Foster out at second]; Driessen lined to
center; 3 R (2 ER), 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 3.

ASTROS 2ND: Cabell doubled to right; Leonard singled to left
[Cabell to third]; Leonard was caught stealing second (catcher
to shortstop); Pujols struck out; Landestoy walked; Niekro
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1,
Reds 3.

REDS 2ND: Knight grounded out (shortstop to first); Geronimo
popped to third in foul territory; LaCoss struck out; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Cedeno grounded out (third to first); Reynolds flied
out to center; Puhl flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Reds 3.

REDS 3RD: On a bunt Collins singled; Morgan flied out to center;
Concepcion grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Collins out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Reds 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Cruz lined to third; Cabell grounded out (first to
pitcher); Leonard singled to third; Pujols popped to first; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 3.

REDS 4TH: Foster singled to left; Bench singled to left [Foster
to second]; Niekro threw a wild pitch [Foster to third, Bench to
second]; Driessen hit a sacrifice fly to center [Foster scored,
Bench to third]; Knight singled to left [Bench scored]; Niekro
threw a wild pitch [Knight to second]; Geronimo walked; NIEMANN
REPLACED NIEKRO (PITCHING); LaCoss struck out; Collins singled
to center [Knight scored, Geronimo out at third (center to first
to third)]; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 6.

ASTROS 5TH: Landestoy grounded out (first to pitcher); BERGMAN
BATTED FOR NIEMANN; Bergman singled to center; Cedeno singled to
right [Bergman to second]; Reynolds singled to center [Bergman
to third, Cedeno to second]; Puhl hit a sacrifice fly to right
[Bergman scored]; Cruz doubled to right [Cedeno scored, Reynolds
scored, Cruz to third (on throw to home)]; PASTORE REPLACED
LACOSS (PITCHING); Cabell flied out to center; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 4, Reds 6.

REDS 5TH: LADD REPLACED BERGMAN (PITCHING); Morgan popped to
third; Concepcion walked; Foster flied out to right; Bench flied
out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Reds 6.

ASTROS 6TH: Leonard popped to first in foul territory; Pujols
struck out; Landestoy flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 4, Reds 6.

REDS 6TH: Driessen was hit by a pitch; Knight singled to right
[Driessen to third]; SPROWL REPLACED LADD (PITCHING); Geronimo
grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first)
[Driessen scored (no RBI), Knight out at second]; Pastore struck
out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Reds 7.

ASTROS 7TH: SEXTON BATTED FOR SPROWL; Sexton grounded out
(shortstop to first); Cedeno popped to second; Reynolds flied
out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Reds 7.

REDS 7TH: ANDUJAR REPLACED SEXTON (PITCHING); Collins walked;
CRUZ RAN FOR COLLINS; Morgan singled to right [Cruz to second];
Concepcion grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to
first) [Cruz to third, Morgan out at second]; Foster was walked
intentionally; Bench flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 4, Reds 7.

ASTROS 8TH: CRUZ STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); Puhl walked; Cruz
flied out to center; Cabell singled to center [Puhl to second];
Leonard struck out; WALLING BATTED FOR PUJOLS; Walling struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Reds 7.

REDS 8TH: BOCHY REPLACED WALLING (PLAYING C ); Driessen singled
to center; Knight doubled to center [Driessen to third]; SAMBITO
REPLACED ANDUJAR (PITCHING); Geronimo struck out; AUERBACH
BATTED FOR PASTORE; Auerbach was walked intentionally; Cruz
struck out; Morgan grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 3 LOB.  Astros 4, Reds 7.

ASTROS 9TH: HUME REPLACED AUERBACH (PITCHING); Landestoy singled
to shortstop; HEEP BATTED FOR SAMBITO; Heep struck out; Cedeno
lined to shortstop; Reynolds flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 4, Reds 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           4  11   0    7
 Reds             7  12   1    7


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