Cincinnati Reds 7, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 155
Played on Sunday, September 23, 1979 (D) at Astrodome

CIN N    0  1  0    5  0  0    1  0  0  -   7 12  2
HOU N    0  1  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  9  2
Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Collins rf                    4   1   1   2       1   0       2   0
  Blair cf                    0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Morgan 2b                     4   0   1   0       1   0       4   2
Concepcion ss                 5   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
Foster lf                     5   1   2   1       0   1       1   0
Bench c                       5   2   2   0       0   2       5   0
Driessen 1b                   4   0   1   0       1   1       8   0
Knight 3b                     5   1   3   0       0   1       1   2
Cruz cf,rf                    3   1   1   2       1   1       2   0
Pastore p                     4   1   1   1       0   1       0   1
Totals                       39   7  12   6       4   7      27   7

FIELDING - 
E: Morgan (11), Driessen (8).

BATTING - 
2B: Knight (36,off Ruhle); Bench (19,off Ruhle).
3B: Collins (4,off Ruhle).
HR: Foster (28,2nd inning off Ruhle 0 on 0 out).
GDP: Knight (20,off Andujar).
IBB: Driessen (11,by Andujar).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Collins (16,2nd base off Andujar/Pujols).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl cf                       5   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Reynolds ss                   4   0   1   0       0   0       0   2
Cedeno 1b                     4   0   1   0       0   1       8   0
Cruz lf                       4   1   2   0       0   0       3   0
Cabell 3b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Leonard rf                    4   0   2   1       0   0       5   0
Pujols c                      4   0   0   0       0   1       8   1
Landestoy 2b                  3   0   1   0       1   1       1   4
Ruhle p                       1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Niemann p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Heep ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Andujar p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gonzalez ph                 1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Dixon p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  LaCorte p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bergman ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       36   1   9   1       1   5      27   7

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Reynolds-Landestoy-Cedeno.
E: Leonard (10), Landestoy (11).

BATTING - 
2B: Leonard (15,off Pastore).
IBB: Landestoy (5,by Pastore).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cruz (35,2nd base off Pastore/Bench).

PITCHING
Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Pastore W(5-7)                9     9   1   1   1   5   0  37

IBB: Pastore (5,Landestoy).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ruhle L(2-5)                  3.2   8   6   5   0   3   1  19
Niemann                       0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Andujar                       2     1   0   0   3   1   0  10
Dixon                         0.1   3   1   1   1   0   0   5
LaCorte                       2.2   0   0   0   0   3   0   8
Totals                        9    12   7   6   4   7   1  43

IBB: Andujar (6,Driessen).

Umpires: HP - Joe West, 1B - Bill Williams, 2B - Jerry Dale, 3B - Bruce Froemming
Time of Game: 2:47   Attendance: 42067


Starting Lineups:

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

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

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl grounded out (shortstop to first); Reynolds
reached on an error by Morgan [Reynolds to first]; Reynolds was
picked off first (pitcher to first); Cedeno popped to second; 0
R, 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

REDS 2ND: Foster homered; Bench struck out; Driessen struck out;
Knight doubled to left; Cruz struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Reds 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz singled to second; Cruz stole second; Cabell
popped to first in foul territory; Leonard doubled to right
[Cruz scored]; Pujols popped to shortstop; Landestoy was walked
intentionally; Ruhle flied out to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Reds 1, Astros 1.

REDS 3RD: Pastore flied out to center; Collins grounded out
(second to first); Morgan singled to right; Concepcion flied out
to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Puhl flied out to right; Reynolds singled to center;
Cedeno singled to left [Reynolds to second]; Cruz flied out to
center; Cabell grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 1.

REDS 4TH: Foster flied out to left; Bench doubled to left;
Driessen flied out to left; Knight singled to third [Bench to
third]; Cruz singled to left [Bench scored, Knight to second];
Pastore singled to right [Knight scored, Cruz to third]; Collins
tripled to right [Cruz scored, Pastore scored, Collins scored
(error by Landestoy) (unearned) (no RBI)]; NIEMANN REPLACED
RUHLE (PITCHING); Morgan popped to catcher in foul territory; 5
R (4 ER), 5 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 6, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Leonard singled to left; Pujols struck out;
Landestoy singled to center [Leonard to second]; HEEP BATTED FOR
NIEMANN; Heep struck out; Puhl singled to shortstop [Leonard to
third, Landestoy to second]; Reynolds popped to second; 0 R, 3
H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Reds 6, Astros 1.

REDS 5TH: ANDUJAR REPLACED HEEP (PITCHING); Concepcion grounded
out (second to first); Foster singled to left; Bench reached on
an error by Leonard [Foster to third, Bench to second]; Driessen
was walked intentionally; Knight grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Driessen out at second]; 0 R, 1
H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 6, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Cedeno was called out on strikes; Cruz singled to
first [Cruz to second (error by Driessen)]; Cabell grounded out
(first unassisted) [Cruz to third]; Leonard grounded out (third
to first); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 6, Astros 1.

REDS 6TH: Cruz grounded out (catcher to first); Pastore struck
out; Collins walked; Collins stole second; Morgan walked;
Concepcion grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Reds 6, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Pujols popped to third in foul territory; Landestoy
struck out; GONZALEZ BATTED FOR ANDUJAR; Gonzalez singled to
center; Puhl forced Gonzalez (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Reds 6, Astros 1.

REDS 7TH: DIXON REPLACED GONZALEZ (PITCHING); Foster flied out
to right; Bench singled to center; Driessen singled to left
[Bench to second]; Knight singled to third [Bench to third,
Driessen to second]; Cruz walked [Bench scored, Driessen to
third, Knight to second]; LACORTE REPLACED DIXON (PITCHING);
Pastore flied out to right; Collins grounded out (first
unassisted); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Reds 7, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Reynolds lined to second; Cedeno flied out to left;
Cruz grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds
7, Astros 1.

REDS 8TH: Morgan flied out to center; Concepcion flied out to
right; Foster was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Reds 7, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: BLAIR REPLACED COLLINS (PLAYING CF); CRUZ CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); Cabell flied out to center; Leonard
flied out to center; Pujols grounded out (third to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 7, Astros 1.

REDS 9TH: Bench struck out; Driessen flied out to left; Knight
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 7, Astros 1.

ASTROS 9TH: Landestoy flied out to right; BERGMAN BATTED FOR
LACORTE; Bergman was called out on strikes; Puhl popped to
shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 7, Astros 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Reds             7  12   2    9
 Astros           1   9   2    9


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