Cincinnati Reds 7, Houston Astros 0
Regular Season Game 145
Played on Wednesday, September 17, 1980 (N) at Riverfront Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  5  0
CIN N    0  1  0    4  0  0    0  2  x  -   7  9  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Morgan 2b                     4   0   1   0       1   0       2   3
Cabell 3b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Puhl rf                       4   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
Cruz lf                       3   0   1   0       1   1       0   0
Cedeno cf                     4   0   1   0       0   1       4   0
Walling 1b                    2   0   0   0       2   0       8   1
Ashby c                       4   0   0   0       0   1       5   1
Reynolds ss                   4   0   1   0       0   1       3   1
Niekro p                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bergman ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Niemann p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Heep ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Roberge p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Pladson p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Landestoy ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   0   5   0       4   7      24   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Cabell-Morgan-Walling.

BATTING - 
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Morgan (21,2nd base off Soto/Bench).

Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Collins cf                    4   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
  Mejias cf                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Griffey rf                    4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Concepcion ss                 4   2   2   0       0   0       2   2
Foster lf                     2   2   2   2       2   0       2   0
Driessen 1b                   3   1   0   0       1   0       8   0
Bench c                       3   1   0   0       1   1       7   0
Knight 3b                     4   1   3   5       0   0       3   2
Oester 2b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
Soto p                        3   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Totals                       31   7   9   7       4   4      27   5

FIELDING - 
E: Oester (9).

BATTING - 
2B: Collins (18,off Niemann); Concepcion (26,off Roberge); Foster (20,off Roberge).
HR: Foster (23,2nd inning off Niekro 0 on 0 out); Knight (13,4th inning off
Niekro 3 on 2 out).
GDP: Bench (9,off Pladson).
IBB: Foster (12,by Niemann).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Concepcion (11,2nd base off Niekro/Ashby); Collins (69,3rd base off Niemann/Ashby).
CS: Knight (2,2nd base by Niekro/Ashby).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro L(16-12)               4     5   5   5   2   2   2  18
Niemann                       2     1   0   0   1   2   0   8
Roberge                       1     2   2   2   1   0   0   6
Pladson                       1     1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        8     9   7   7   4   4   2  35

Roberge faced 3 batters in the 8th inning
IBB: Niemann (1,Foster).

Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Soto W(10-6)                  9     5   0   0   4   7   0  37

BK: Soto (4).

Umpires: HP - Paul Runge, 1B - Bob Engel, 2B - Jim Quick, 3B - Jerry Dale
Time of Game: 2:37   Attendance: 25092


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Morgan walked; Morgan stole second; Cabell flied out
to center; Puhl struck out; Cruz walked; Cedeno struck out; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Collins was called out on strikes; Griffey flied out
to center; Concepcion grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Walling popped to third in foul territory; Ashby
grounded out (shortstop to first); Reynolds was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 2ND: Foster homered; Driessen flied out to center; Bench
grounded out (third to first); Knight singled to center; Knight
was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Niekro grounded out (third to first); Morgan flied
out to right; Cabell lined to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Reds 1.

REDS 3RD: Oester popped to first in foul territory; Soto struck
out; Collins grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Puhl grounded out (shortstop to first); Cruz singled
to center; Cedeno reached on an error by Oester [Cruz to second,
Cedeno to first]; Walling flied out to left; Ashby grounded out
(first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 1.

REDS 4TH: Griffey flied out to center; Concepcion singled to
center; Concepcion stole second; Foster walked; Driessen forced
Foster (first to shortstop) [Concepcion to third]; Bench walked
[Driessen to second]; Knight homered [Concepcion scored,
Driessen scored, Bench scored]; Oester singled to left; Soto
forced Oester (shortstop unassisted); 4 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Reds 5.

ASTROS 5TH: Reynolds flied out to center; BERGMAN BATTED FOR
NIEKRO; Bergman struck out; Morgan flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 5.

REDS 5TH: NIEMANN REPLACED BERGMAN (PITCHING); Collins doubled
to center; Collins stole third; Griffey struck out; Concepcion
grounded out (second unassisted); Foster was walked
intentionally; Driessen flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 5.

ASTROS 6TH: Cabell grounded out (third to first); On a bunt Puhl
singled to third; Soto balked [Puhl to second]; Cruz struck out;
Cedeno popped to third in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Reds 5.

REDS 6TH: Bench struck out; Knight popped to catcher in foul
territory; Oester flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Reds 5.

ASTROS 7TH: Walling walked; Ashby struck out; Reynolds singled
to left [Walling to second]; HEEP BATTED FOR NIEMANN; Heep was
called out on strikes; Morgan singled to pitcher [Walling to
third, Reynolds to second]; Cabell popped to shortstop; 0 R, 2
H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 5.

REDS 7TH: ROBERGE REPLACED HEEP (PITCHING); On a bunt Soto made
an out to first; Collins grounded out (second to first); Griffey
flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 5.

ASTROS 8TH: MEJIAS REPLACED COLLINS (PLAYING CF); Puhl grounded
out (second to first); Cruz popped to shortstop; Cedeno singled
to right; Walling walked [Cedeno to second]; Ashby grounded out
(first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 5.

REDS 8TH: Concepcion doubled to left; Foster doubled to left
[Concepcion scored]; Driessen walked; PLADSON REPLACED ROBERGE
(PITCHING); Bench grounded into a double play (third to second
to first) [Foster to third, Driessen out at second]; Knight
singled to center [Foster scored]; Oester grounded out (second
to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 7.

ASTROS 9TH: Reynolds grounded out (first unassisted); LANDESTOY
BATTED FOR PLADSON; Landestoy lined to pitcher; Morgan popped to
third in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           0   5   0   10
 Reds             7   9   1    4


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