Cincinnati Reds 8, Houston Astros 6
Regular Season Game 76
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Saturday, July 5, 1980 (N) at Riverfront Stadium

HOU N    6  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   6  8  5
CIN N    1  2  2    0  2  1    0  0  x  -   8  9  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl rf                       3   1   0   0       1   0       3   0
Morgan 2b                     4   1   1   0       0   1       4   1
Walling 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   2       8   1
Cruz lf                       4   1   1   2       0   0       0   0
Cedeno cf                     4   1   1   1       0   0       3   0
Cabell 3b                     4   1   2   0       0   1       3   0
Ashby c                       4   1   2   1       0   1       3   0
Reynolds ss                   2   0   0   0       1   0       0   3
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Howe ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Forsch p                      2   0   1   2       0   0       0   2
  Landestoy ss                2   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Totals                       34   6   8   6       2   6      24   9

FIELDING - 
E: Walling (5), Cedeno (5), Cabell 2 (13), Landestoy (7).

BATTING - 
2B: Ashby (8,off Berenyi).
3B: Cruz (4,off Berenyi).
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Morgan (11,2nd base off Berenyi/Nolan); Cedeno (22,2nd base off Berenyi/Nolan).

Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Collins lf                    4   1   1   0       1   1       1   0
  Cruz lf                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Concepcion ss                 5   1   1   2       0   0       2   2
Griffey rf                    5   0   2   1       0   0       5   0
Driessen 1b                   3   2   0   0       2   0       7   0
Knight 3b                     4   1   1   2       0   0       2   1
Geronimo cf                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mejias cf                   2   1   1   0       0   1       2   0
Kennedy 2b                    4   1   1   0       0   0       0   3
Nolan c                       4   0   2   3       0   1       7   0
Berenyi p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Soto p                      4   1   0   0       0   0       1   1
Totals                       36   8   9   8       3   3      27   7

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Soto-Driessen.

BATTING - 
SH: Mejias (2,off Forsch).
SF: Knight (3,off Sambito).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Collins (38,2nd base off Forsch/Ashby); Concepcion (7,2nd base off Sambito/Ashby).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Forsch L(8-7)                 5     9   8   4   2   1   0  30
Sambito                       3     0   0   0   1   2   0  11
Totals                        8     9   8   4   3   3   0  41

Forsch faced 2 batters in the 6th inning

Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Berenyi                       0.1   5   6   6   1   1   0   7
Soto W(1-3)                   8.2   3   0   0   1   5   0  29
Totals                        9     8   6   6   2   6   0  36


Umpires: HP - Jerry Dale, 1B - Bob Engel, 2B - Paul Runge, 3B - Jim Quick
Time of Game: 2:46   


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl walked; Debut game for Bruce Berenyi;
Morgan singled to center [Puhl to third]; Morgan stole second;
Walling struck out; Cruz tripled to left [Puhl scored, Morgan
scored]; Cedeno singled to shortstop [Cruz scored]; Cedeno stole
second; Cabell singled to right [Cedeno to third]; Ashby doubled
to left [Cedeno scored, Cabell to third]; SOTO REPLACED BERENYI
(PITCHING); Reynolds walked; Forsch singled to center [Cabell
scored, Ashby scored, Reynolds to second]; Puhl forced Forsch
(second to shortstop) [Reynolds to third, Puhl to first]; Morgan
struck out; 6 R, 6 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 6, Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Collins walked; Collins stole second; Concepcion
grounded out (shortstop to first); Griffey singled to center
[Collins scored]; Driessen popped to third in foul territory;
Knight flied out to right; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Reds
1.

ASTROS 2ND: Walling struck out; Cruz flied out to left; Cedeno
popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 6, Reds 1.

REDS 2ND: Geronimo reached on an error by Walling; Kennedy
reached on an error by Cabell [Geronimo to second, Kennedy to
first]; Nolan popped to second; On a bunt Soto forced Geronimo
(pitcher to third) [Kennedy to second]; Collins singled to
shortstop [Kennedy to third, Soto to second]; Concepcion singled
to left [Kennedy scored (unearned), Soto scored (unearned),
Collins to second]; Griffey grounded out (first unassisted); 2 R
(0 ER), 2 H, 2 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 6, Reds 3.

ASTROS 3RD: MEJIAS REPLACED GERONIMO (PLAYING CF); Cabell struck
out; Ashby singled to left; Reynolds lined into a double play
(pitcher to first) [Ashby out at first]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 6, Reds 3.

REDS 3RD: Driessen walked; Knight popped to first in foul
territory; Mejias singled to center [Driessen to second];
Kennedy grounded out (second to first) [Driessen to third,
Mejias to second]; Nolan singled to center [Driessen scored,
Mejias scored]; Soto forced Nolan (shortstop to second); 2 R, 2
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Reds 5.

ASTROS 4TH: Forsch flied out to right; Puhl flied out to center;
Morgan popped to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Reds 5.

REDS 4TH: Collins flied out to center; Concepcion grounded out
(shortstop to first); Griffey flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Reds 5.

ASTROS 5TH: Walling grounded out (second to first); Cruz flied
out to right; Cedeno flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 6, Reds 5.

REDS 5TH: Driessen reached on an error by Cedeno [Driessen to
third]; Knight singled to center [Driessen scored (unearned)];
Mejias out on a sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Knight to
second]; Kennedy singled to center [Knight to third]; Nolan
singled to right [Knight scored, Kennedy to second]; On a bunt
Soto forced Kennedy (pitcher to third) [Nolan to second];
Collins struck out; 2 R (1 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 6, Reds
7.

ASTROS 6TH: Cabell flied out to right; Ashby flied out to right;
Reynolds grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 6, Reds 7.

REDS 6TH: Concepcion reached on an error by Cabell [Concepcion
to first]; Griffey singled to right [Concepcion to third];
SAMBITO REPLACED REYNOLDS (PITCHING); LANDESTOY REPLACED FORSCH
(PLAYING SS); Driessen popped to second; Knight hit a sacrifice
fly to right [Concepcion scored (unearned)]; Mejias struck out;
1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Reds 8.

ASTROS 7TH: Landestoy grounded out (second to first); Puhl
grounded out (first unassisted); Morgan popped to third; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Reds 8.

REDS 7TH: Kennedy grounded out (shortstop to first); Nolan
struck out; Soto grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 6, Reds 8.

ASTROS 8TH: Walling popped to shortstop; Cruz flied out to
right; Cedeno grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 6, Reds 8.

REDS 8TH: Collins grounded out (shortstop to first); Concepcion
reached on an error by Landestoy [Concepcion to first];
Concepcion stole second; Griffey flied out to center [Concepcion
to third]; Driessen walked; Knight lined to right; 0 R, 0 H, 1
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 6, Reds 8.

ASTROS 9TH: CRUZ REPLACED COLLINS (PLAYING LF); Cabell singled
to second; Ashby struck out; HOWE BATTED FOR SAMBITO; Howe
struck out; Landestoy grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Reds 8.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           6   8   5    3
 Reds             8   9   0    9


Data courtesy of Retrosheet