Houston Astros 2, Cincinnati Reds 0
Regular Season Game 155
Played on Saturday, September 27, 1980 (D) at Astrodome

CIN N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  4  1
HOU N    0  0  0    0  2  0    0  0  x  -   2  3  0
Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Collins cf                    4   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Griffey rf                    4   0   2   0       0   0       3   0
Concepcion ss                 4   0   2   0       0   1       1   0
Foster lf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Driessen 1b                   3   0   0   0       1   1       8   1
Bench c                       3   0   0   0       1   1       4   0
Knight 3b                     4   0   0   0       0   2       1   3
Oester 2b                     1   0   0   0       2   0       3   5
Soto p                        2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Nolan ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hume p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   0   4   0       4   7      24  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Knight-Oester-Driessen.
E: Collins (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Griffey (26,off Niekro); Concepcion (30,off Niekro).
GDP: Foster (14,off Niekro).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Bench (4,2nd base off Niekro/Ashby); Driessen (19,2nd base off Niekro/Ashby).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Morgan 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   1       2   4
  Landestoy 2b                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Cabell 3b                     4   0   1   0       0   1       1   3
Puhl rf                       3   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Cruz lf                       2   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Cedeno cf                     3   0   0   0       0   1       5   0
Walling 1b                    3   1   1   0       0   0      10   0
  Bergman 1b                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ashby c                       2   1   0   0       1   1       7   0
Reynolds ss                   2   0   1   2       0   0       0   3
Niekro p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Smith p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       26   2   3   2       2   4      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Cabell-Morgan-Walling.
PB: Ashby (10).

BATTING - 
2B: Reynolds (8,off Soto); Cabell (22,off Soto).
SH: Reynolds (12,off Soto).
GDP: Cedeno (11,off Soto).
IBB: Cruz (13,by Soto).
Team LOB: 3.

PITCHING
Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Soto L(10-7)                  6     3   2   0   2   2   0  23
Hume                          2     0   0   0   0   2   0   6
Totals                        8     3   2   0   2   4   0  29

IBB: Soto (9,Cruz).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro W(18-12)               7.2   4   0   0   4   4   0  30
Smith SV(9)                   1.1   0   0   0   0   3   0   4
Totals                        9     4   0   0   4   7   0  34

WP: Niekro (12).

Umpires: HP - John Kibler, 1B - Terry Tata, 2B - Bruce Froemming, 3B - Dick Stello
Time of Game: 2:25   Attendance: 40305


Starting Lineups:

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

REDS 1ST: Collins flied out to center; Griffey doubled to right;
Concepcion flied out to left; Foster grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Morgan flied out to center; Cabell struck out; Puhl
flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

REDS 2ND: Driessen flied out to center; Bench walked; Bench
stole second; Knight popped to second; Oester walked; Soto
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz grounded out (third to first); Cedeno struck
out; Walling popped to third in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

REDS 3RD: Collins grounded out (pitcher to first); Griffey flied
out to right; Concepcion was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Ashby walked; Reynolds out on a sacrifice bunt
(first to second) [Ashby to second]; Niekro flied out to right;
Morgan popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0,
Astros 0.

REDS 4TH: Foster grounded out (third to first); Driessen walked;
Driessen stole second; Ashby allowed a passed ball [Driessen to
third]; Bench grounded out (shortstop to first); Knight struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Cabell flied out to right; Puhl flied out to right;
Cruz popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

REDS 5TH: Oester grounded out (second to first); Soto grounded
out (shortstop to first); Collins grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Cedeno grounded out (third to first); Walling
singled to second; Ashby reached on an error by Collins [Walling
to third, Ashby to second]; Reynolds doubled to right [Walling
scored (unearned), Ashby scored (unearned)]; Niekro flied out to
center; Morgan grounded out (pitcher to first); 2 R (0 ER), 2 H,
1 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 2.

REDS 6TH: Griffey singled to right; Concepcion singled to right
[Griffey to second]; Foster grounded into a double play (third
to second to first) [Griffey to third, Concepcion out at
second]; Driessen struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Cabell doubled to left; Puhl flied out to left; Cruz
was walked intentionally; Cedeno grounded into a double play
(third to second to first) [Cruz out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 2.

REDS 7TH: Bench lined to third; Knight grounded out (shortstop
to first); Oester walked; NOLAN BATTED FOR SOTO; Nolan grounded
out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: HUME REPLACED NOLAN (PITCHING); Walling grounded out
(second to first); Ashby struck out; Reynolds grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 2.

REDS 8TH: BERGMAN REPLACED WALLING (PLAYING 1B); Collins flied
out to center; Griffey flied out to center; Concepcion doubled
to right; Niekro threw a wild pitch [Concepcion to third]; SMITH
REPLACED NIEKRO (PITCHING); Foster struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Smith grounded out (second to first); Morgan struck
out; Cabell grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 2.

REDS 9TH: LANDESTOY REPLACED MORGAN (PLAYING 2B); Driessen flied
out to center; Bench struck out; Knight struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Reds             0   4   1    7
 Astros           2   3   0    3


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