Houston Astros 9, Cincinnati Reds 3
Regular Season Game 19
Played on Thursday, May 1, 1980 (N) at Riverfront Stadium

HOU N    0  0  1    0  2  5    1  0  0  -   9 13  0
CIN N    0  0  3    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   3  6  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Leonard rf                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Puhl rf                     3   2   1   0       1   0       4   0
Reynolds ss                   5   1   2   2       0   0       1   2
Walling 1b                    5   1   3   1       0   0       9   1
  Bergman 1b                  0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Morgan 2b                     4   1   2   3       1   0       0   0
  Landestoy 2b                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Cruz lf                       4   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Cabell 3b                     3   2   2   0       1   1       0   1
  Gonzalez 3b                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Cedeno cf                     5   1   3   1       0   1       3   0
Pujols c                      5   1   0   0       0   1       6   0
Niekro p                      4   0   0   0       0   0       2   3
Totals                       40   9  13   7       4   3      27  10

BATTING - 
2B: Walling (4,off LaCoss); Puhl (3,off LaCoss); Cedeno (3,off LaCoss); Cabell
(4,off Tomlin).
HR: Morgan (2,5th inning off LaCoss 1 on 2 out).
SH: Niekro (4,off LaCoss).
GDP: Cruz (1,off Tomlin).
IBB: Puhl (1,by LaCoss).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno (10,2nd base off Tomlin/Werner).

Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Griffey rf                    3   1   3   0       1   0       3   0
  Soto p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Oester ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Geronimo cf                   3   1   0   0       1   2       0   0
Concepcion ss                 3   1   0   0       1   1       4   4
Knight 3b                     4   0   1   3       0   0       0   2
Spilman 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   0      11   1
Bench c                       2   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
  Werner ph,c                 1   0   1   0       1   0       2   0
Cruz lf                       4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Kennedy 2b                    4   0   0   0       0   1       1   5
LaCoss p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
  Tomlin p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mejias ph,rf                2   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       33   3   6   3       4   6      27  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Kennedy-Concepcion-Spilman.
E: Concepcion (2), Kennedy (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Knight (6,off Niekro).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Griffey 3 (5,2nd base off Niekro/Pujols 3).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro W(3-1)                 9     6   3   3   4   6   0  37


Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
LaCoss L(3-2)                 5.1  10   8   3   2   2   1  30
Tomlin                        1.2   3   1   1   0   0   0   7
Soto                          2     0   0   0   2   1   0   8
Totals                        9    13   9   4   4   3   1  45

IBB: LaCoss (1,Puhl).

Umpires: HP - Ed Vargo, 1B - Satch Davidson, 2B - Dave Pallone, 3B - Lanny Harris
Time of Game: 3:00   Attendance: 18215


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Cincinnati Reds          
1. Leonard             rf        Griffey             rf
2. Reynolds            ss        Geronimo            cf
3. Walling             1b        Concepcion          ss
4. Morgan              2b        Knight              3b
5. Cruz                lf        Spilman             1b
6. Cabell              3b        Bench               c
7. Cedeno              cf        Cruz                lf
8. Pujols              c         Kennedy             2b
9. Niekro              p         LaCoss              p

ASTROS 1ST: Leonard grounded out (shortstop to first); Reynolds
singled to center; Walling doubled to center [Reynolds to
third]; Morgan popped to shortstop in foul territory; Cruz
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
0, Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: PUHL REPLACED LEONARD (PLAYING RF); Griffey singled to
right; Griffey stole second; Geronimo struck out; Concepcion
struck out; Knight popped to first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Reds 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cabell struck out; Cedeno grounded out (shortstop to
first); Pujols grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 2ND: Spilman flied out to center; Bench grounded out
(pitcher to first); Cruz struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Reds 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Niekro grounded out (third to first); Puhl doubled
to left; Reynolds singled to center [Puhl scored, Reynolds to
second (on throw to home)]; Walling grounded out (second to
first) [Reynolds to third]; Morgan popped to shortstop; 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 0.

REDS 3RD: Kennedy struck out; LaCoss struck out; Griffey walked;
Griffey stole second; Geronimo walked; Concepcion walked
[Griffey to third, Geronimo to second]; Knight doubled to center
[Griffey scored, Geronimo scored, Concepcion scored]; Spilman
grounded out (first to pitcher); 3 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
1, Reds 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Cruz flied out to right; Cabell singled to left;
Cedeno singled to first [Cabell to second]; Pujols struck out;
Niekro flied out to left; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds
3.

REDS 4TH: Bench grounded out (third to first); Cruz lined to
pitcher; Kennedy grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Puhl flied out to right; Reynolds grounded out
(second to first); Walling singled to shortstop; Morgan homered
[Walling scored]; Cruz grounded out (first to pitcher); 2 R, 2
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 3.

REDS 5TH: LaCoss grounded out (shortstop to first); Griffey
singled to left; Griffey stole second; Geronimo struck out;
Concepcion flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3,
Reds 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Cabell walked; Cedeno doubled to right [Cabell to
third]; Pujols reached on an error by Kennedy [Cabell scored
(unearned) (no RBI), Cedeno to third]; Niekro out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to second) [Pujols to second]; Puhl was walked
intentionally; Reynolds reached on an error by Concepcion
[Cedeno scored (unearned) (RBI), Pujols scored (unearned) (no
RBI), Puhl to second]; Walling singled to right [Puhl scored
(unearned), Reynolds to third]; TOMLIN REPLACED LACOSS
(PITCHING); Morgan singled to left [Reynolds scored (unearned),
Walling to second]; Cruz grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [Morgan out at second]; 5 R (0 ER), 3 H, 2
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 8, Reds 3.

REDS 6TH: Knight grounded out (shortstop to first); Spilman
grounded out (first unassisted); WERNER BATTED FOR BENCH; Werner
singled to third; Cruz flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 8, Reds 3.

ASTROS 7TH: WERNER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); Cabell doubled
to left; Cedeno singled to right [Cabell scored]; Cedeno stole
second; Pujols lined to right; Niekro grounded out (third to
first); Puhl grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 9, Reds 3.

REDS 7TH: GONZALEZ REPLACED CABELL (PLAYING 3B); Kennedy flied
out to center; MEJIAS BATTED FOR TOMLIN; Mejias flied out to
right; Griffey singled to left; Geronimo lined to shortstop; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 9, Reds 3.

ASTROS 8TH: SOTO REPLACED GRIFFEY (PITCHING); MEJIAS STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING RF); Reynolds popped to shortstop; Walling
grounded out (pitcher unassisted); Morgan walked; Cruz walked
[Morgan to second]; Gonzalez flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Astros 9, Reds 3.

REDS 8TH: Concepcion grounded out (third to first); Knight flied
out to right; Spilman grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 9, Reds 3.

ASTROS 9TH: Cedeno struck out; Pujols grounded out (second to
first); Niekro popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 9, Reds 3.

REDS 9TH: BERGMAN REPLACED WALLING (PLAYING 1B); LANDESTOY
REPLACED MORGAN (PLAYING 2B); Werner walked; Cruz grounded out
(third to first) [Werner to second]; Kennedy flied out to right;
Mejias singled to second [Werner to third]; OESTER BATTED FOR
SOTO; Oester grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 9, Reds 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           9  13   0    9
 Reds             3   6   2    7


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