Houston Astros 5, Cincinnati Reds 4
Regular Season Game 68
Played on Friday, June 27, 1980 (N) at Astrodome

CIN N    4  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   4 13  0
HOU N    2  0  0    0  0  0    1  2  x  -   5  8  0
Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Collins cf                    5   0   1   0       0   0       4   0
  Cruz lf                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Kennedy 2b                    5   1   1   0       0   0       4   2
Griffey rf                    5   0   0   0       0   3       2   0
Driessen 1b                   5   1   2   1       0   0       5   3
Knight 3b                     4   1   2   1       0   1       0   3
Foster lf                     3   1   2   0       1   0       2   0
  Geronimo cf                 0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Bench c                       4   0   2   1       0   1       1   1
Concepcion ss                 4   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
Pastore p                     4   0   2   1       0   1       3   2
  Hume p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       39   4  13   4       1   7      24  11

BATTING - 
2B: Driessen (14,off Niekro); Foster (7,off Niekro).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Driessen (9,2nd base off Niekro/Ashby); Collins (30,2nd base off Niekro/Ashby).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl rf                       4   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Walling 1b                    3   2   1   0       1   0      13   0
Morgan 2b                     3   0   0   1       0   1       1   3
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Cruz lf                       4   1   3   2       0   0       0   1
Cedeno cf                     4   0   1   1       0   0       2   0
Cabell 3b                     2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ashby c                       2   0   0   1       0   0       7   0
Reynolds ss                   3   0   0   0       0   0       2   6
Niekro p                      2   0   1   0       0   0       1   1
  Landestoy ph,2b             1   1   1   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       28   5   8   5       1   1      27  12

BATTING - 
2B: Landestoy (6,off Pastore).
3B: Cruz (3,off Hume).
SH: Cabell (1,off Pastore).
SF: Morgan (4,off Pastore); Ashby (1,off Pastore).
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Cedeno (4,2nd base by Pastore/Bench).

PITCHING
Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Pastore L(9-4)                7.1   7   5   5   1   1   0  29
Hume                          0.2   1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        8     8   5   5   1   1   0  32


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro W(8-6)                 8    13   4   4   1   6   0  37
Sambito SV(9)                 1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9    13   4   4   1   7   0  40

WP: Niekro (7).

Umpires: HP - Bruce Froemming, 1B - John Kibler, 2B - Lanny Harris, 3B - Terry Tata
Time of Game: 2:31   Attendance: 36648


Starting Lineups:

   Cincinnati Reds               Houston Astros           
1. Collins             cf        Puhl                rf
2. Kennedy             2b        Walling             1b
3. Griffey             rf        Morgan              2b
4. Driessen            1b        Cruz                lf
5. Knight              3b        Cedeno              cf
6. Foster              lf        Cabell              3b
7. Bench               c         Ashby               c
8. Concepcion          ss        Reynolds            ss
9. Pastore             p         Niekro              p

REDS 1ST: Collins grounded out (shortstop to first); Kennedy
singled to left; Griffey struck out; Driessen doubled to center
[Kennedy scored]; Knight singled to center [Driessen scored];
Niekro threw a wild pitch [Knight to second]; Foster walked;
Bench singled to left [Knight scored, Foster to second];
Concepcion singled to shortstop [Foster to third, Bench to
second]; Pastore singled to pitcher [Foster scored, Bench to
third, Concepcion to second]; Collins lined to pitcher; 4 R, 6
H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl singled to second; Walling singled to right
[Puhl to third]; Morgan hit a sacrifice fly to center [Puhl
scored]; Cruz singled to center [Walling to third]; Cedeno
forced Cruz (third to second) [Walling scored]; Cedeno was
caught stealing second (catcher to second); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 2.

REDS 2ND: Kennedy flied out to right; Griffey grounded out
(second to first); Driessen singled to center; Driessen stole
second; Knight popped to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 4,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Cabell popped to second; Ashby grounded out (second
to first); Reynolds popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Reds 4, Astros 2.

REDS 3RD: Foster doubled to left; Bench grounded out (shortstop
to first); Concepcion grounded out (shortstop to first); Pastore
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds
4, Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Niekro grounded out (pitcher to first); Puhl
grounded out (third to first); Walling flied out to center; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 2.

REDS 4TH: Collins grounded out (second to first); Kennedy flied
out to center; Griffey lined to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Reds 4, Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Morgan grounded out (first to pitcher); Cruz flied
out to right; Cedeno grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 2.

REDS 5TH: Driessen grounded out (pitcher to first); Knight
singled to left [Knight out at second (left to shortstop)];
Foster singled to center; Bench singled to center [Foster to
second]; Concepcion struck out; 0 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 4,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Cabell flied out to center; Ashby grounded out
(first to pitcher); Reynolds grounded out (first to pitcher); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 2.

REDS 6TH: Pastore struck out; Collins singled to center; Collins
stole second; Kennedy grounded out (shortstop to first) [Collins
to third]; Griffey struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 4,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Niekro singled to center; Puhl flied out to left;
Walling flied out to right; Morgan struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 2.

REDS 7TH: Driessen grounded out (second to first); Knight struck
out; Foster lined to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 4,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Cruz singled to left; Cedeno singled to left [Cruz
to second]; Cabell out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second)
[Cruz to third, Cedeno to second]; Ashby hit a sacrifice fly to
left [Cruz scored]; Reynolds flied out to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 3.

REDS 8TH: Bench struck out; Concepcion grounded out (shortstop
to first); Pastore singled to left; Collins lined to center; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: CRUZ REPLACED COLLINS (PLAYING LF); GERONIMO
REPLACED FOSTER (PLAYING CF); LANDESTOY BATTED FOR NIEKRO;
Landestoy doubled to center; Puhl flied out to center; Walling
walked; HUME REPLACED PASTORE (PITCHING); Morgan popped to
shortstop; Cruz tripled to center [Landestoy scored, Walling
scored]; Cedeno grounded out (second to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 5.

REDS 9TH: SAMBITO REPLACED MORGAN (PITCHING); LANDESTOY STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); Kennedy grounded out (second to first);
Griffey struck out; Driessen grounded out (first unassisted); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Reds             4  13   0    9
 Astros           5   8   0    3


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