Houston Astros 3, Cincinnati Reds 2
Regular Season Game 78
Played on Sunday, July 6, 1980 (D) at Riverfront Stadium

HOU N    1  0  0    2  0  0    0  0  0  -   3 12  1
CIN N    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   2  6  3
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Landestoy 2b                  5   0   2   0       0   0       1   2
Puhl rf                       5   1   2   0       0   0       2   1
Walling 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   0       4   1
  Bergman 1b                  1   0   0   0       0   0       5   0
Cruz lf                       4   0   2   1       0   0       4   0
Cedeno cf                     4   0   2   0       0   0       7   0
Cabell 3b                     4   1   1   0       0   2       1   3
Ashby c                       4   0   2   0       0   0       2   0
Reynolds ss                   4   1   0   0       0   0       1   1
Niekro p                      3   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  LaCorte p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       38   3  12   1       0   2      27   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Cabell-Walling.
E: Walling (6).
PB: Ashby (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Cabell (12,off Pastore); Cedeno (13,off Hume).
SH: Niekro (7,off Pastore).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Landestoy (9,2nd base off Hume/Bench).
CS: Cruz (6,2nd base by Hume/Bench).

Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Collins lf                    4   1   1   0       0   0       5   0
Concepcion ss                 4   0   1   1       0   1       3   2
Griffey rf                    4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Driessen 1b                   4   0   0   0       0   1       8   1
Knight 3b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Bench c                       3   1   3   1       1   0       4   2
Kennedy 2b                    4   0   1   0       0   1       3   4
Mejias cf                     3   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Foster ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Pastore p                     1   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
  Spilman ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hume p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   2   6   2       2   3      27  10

FIELDING - 
E: Collins (3), Kennedy (5), Pastore (2).

BATTING - 
HR: Bench (11,9th inning off Niekro 0 on 1 out).
GDP: Mejias (1,off Niekro).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Collins (40,2nd base off Niekro/Ashby); Griffey (15,2nd base off Niekro/Ashby).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro W(9-7)                 8.2   6   2   2   2   3   1  34
LaCorte SV(8)                 0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        9     6   2   2   2   3   1  35


Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Pastore L(10-5)               7     8   3   2   0   1   0  30
Hume                          2     4   0   0   0   1   0   9
Totals                        9    12   3   2   0   2   0  39


Umpires: HP - Paul Runge, 1B - Jim Quick, 2B - Jerry Dale, 3B - Bob Engel
Time of Game: 2:37   Attendance: 30045


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Landestoy grounded out (second to first); Puhl
singled to center; Puhl was picked off first but was safe on an
error by Pastore [Puhl to second]; Walling grounded out (first
unassisted) [Puhl to third]; Cruz singled to right [Puhl
scored]; Cedeno singled to right [Cruz to third]; Cabell struck
out; 1 R, 3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Collins singled to left; Collins stole second;
Concepcion singled to right [Collins scored, Concepcion out at
second (right to first to shortstop)]; Griffey reached on an
error by Walling [Griffey to first]; Griffey stole second;
Driessen flied out to center; Knight flied out to left; 1 R, 2
H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Ashby grounded out (first unassisted); Reynolds
flied out to center; Niekro singled to left; Landestoy forced
Niekro (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1,
Reds 1.

REDS 2ND: Bench singled; Kennedy singled to center [Bench to
second]; Mejias grounded into a double play (third to first)
[Kennedy to second, Bench out at third]; Pastore popped to first
in foul territory; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Puhl singled to center; Walling forced Puhl (second
to shortstop) [Walling to first]; Cruz flied out to right;
Cedeno forced Walling (shortstop unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 1.

REDS 3RD: Collins flied out to left; Concepcion flied out to
center; Griffey flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Reds 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Cabell doubled to left; Ashby singled to left
[Cabell scored (error by Collins) (no RBI)]; Reynolds forced
Ashby (catcher to shortstop); Niekro out on a sacrifice bunt
(first unassisted) [Reynolds to second]; Landestoy singled to
shortstop [Reynolds to third]; Puhl reached on an error by
Kennedy [Reynolds scored (unearned) (no RBI), Landestoy to
third, Puhl to first]; Walling flied out to left; 2 R (1 ER), 3
H, 2 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 1.

REDS 4TH: Driessen grounded out (second to first); Knight flied
out to center; Bench walked; Kennedy struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Cruz flied out to left; Cedeno popped to second;
Cabell grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 3, Reds 1.

REDS 5TH: Mejias grounded out (shortstop to first); Pastore
walked; Collins flied out to center; Concepcion flied out to
left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Ashby grounded out (first to pitcher); Reynolds
flied out to right; Niekro flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 1.

REDS 6TH: Griffey flied out to center; Driessen struck out but
advanced to second on a passed ball; Knight flied out to center;
Bench singled to third [Driessen to third]; Kennedy popped to
second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Landestoy flied out to left; Puhl flied out to left;
Walling grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 3, Reds 1.

REDS 7TH: BERGMAN REPLACED WALLING (PLAYING 1B); Mejias grounded
out (third to first); SPILMAN BATTED FOR PASTORE; Spilman
grounded out (second to first); Collins grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 1.

ASTROS 8TH: HUME REPLACED SPILMAN (PITCHING); Cruz singled to
center; Cruz was caught stealing second (catcher to second);
Cedeno doubled; Cabell struck out; Ashby singled to third
[Cedeno to third]; Reynolds popped to catcher in foul territory;
0 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 1.

REDS 8TH: Concepcion struck out; Griffey grounded out (first
unassisted); Driessen flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 3, Reds 1.

ASTROS 9TH: Niekro grounded out (third to first); Landestoy
singled to catcher; Landestoy stole second; Puhl popped to
catcher in foul territory; Bergman grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 1.

REDS 9TH: Knight flied out to right; Bench homered; Kennedy
flied out to right; FOSTER BATTED FOR MEJIAS; LACORTE REPLACED
NIEKRO (PITCHING); Foster grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3  12   1    9
 Reds             2   6   3    6


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