Cincinnati Reds 5, Houston Astros 4 (10 innings)
Regular Season Game 13
Played on Thursday, April 23, 1981 (N) at Astrodome

CIN N    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  3  0    1  -   5  9  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  4  0    0  -   4  9  1
Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Collins rf                    4   2   2   0       0   0       3   0
  Mejias rf                   1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Griffey cf                    5   1   1   0       0   2       6   0
Concepcion ss                 5   1   3   3       0   0       1   1
Foster lf                     4   0   1   1       1   1       2   0
Driessen 1b                   3   0   1   1       2   1       8   1
Knight 3b                     5   0   1   0       0   1       1   2
Kennedy 2b                    3   0   0   0       0   1       2   1
  Spilman ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Oester 2b                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
O'Berry c                     3   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
  Nolan ph,c                  0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Seaver p                      2   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Hume p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Biittner ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bair p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Price p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Moskau p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       37   5   9   5       5   8      30   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Knight-Kennedy-Driessen.

BATTING - 
2B: Collins (3,off Ruhle); Knight (3,off Ruhle); Concepcion (8,off LaCorte).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Concepcion (1,2nd base by Ruhle/Ashby).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl rf                       4   1   1   1       1   1       3   0
Reynolds ss                   4   1   2   0       0   0       1   5
  Roberts ph,2b               1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Cedeno cf                     5   1   1   3       0   0       2   0
Cruz lf                       5   0   2   0       0   1       3   0
Ivie 1b                       3   0   0   0       0   1      10   0
  LaCorte p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Woods ph                    0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  D. Smith p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Landestoy ph                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Howe 3b                       5   0   1   0       0   0       0   2
Ashby c                       5   0   0   0       0   0       8   1
Thon 2b,ss                    3   1   2   0       1   0       1   2
Ruhle p                       0   0   0   0       2   0       0   0
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Walling 1b                  2   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       37   4   9   4       5   3      30  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Ivie.
E: Thon (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Thon (1,off Seaver); Cruz (3,off Hume).
HR: Cedeno (1,8th inning off Hume 2 on 1 out).
SH: Landestoy (1,off Price).
GDP: Cedeno (2,off Seaver).
IBB: Woods (1,by Hume); Puhl (1,by Bair).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Thon (2,2nd base off Seaver/O'Berry).

PITCHING
Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Seaver                        7.1   5   3   3   3   3   0  29
Hume                          0.2   2   1   1   1   0   1   5
Bair                          0.1   1   0   0   1   0   0   3
Price W(1-0)                  1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Moskau SV(1)                  0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
Totals                       10     9   4   4   5   3   1  43

WP: Seaver (2).
IBB: Hume (3,Woods); Bair (1,Puhl).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ruhle                         7.1   5   3   3   3   4   0  28
Sambito                       0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
LaCorte                       0.1   2   1   1   1   1   0   4
D. Smith L(0-2)               2     2   1   0   1   2   0   9
Totals                       10     9   5   4   5   8   0  42

WP: LaCorte (1).

Umpires: HP - Doug Harvey, 1B - Nick Colosi, 2B - Frank Pulli, 3B - Eric Gregg
Time of Game: 3:06   Attendance: 23173


Starting Lineups:

   Cincinnati Reds               Houston Astros           
1. Collins             rf        Puhl                rf
2. Griffey             cf        Reynolds            ss
3. Concepcion          ss        Cedeno              cf
4. Foster              lf        Cruz                lf
5. Driessen            1b        Ivie                1b
6. Knight              3b        Howe                3b
7. Kennedy             2b        Ashby               c
8. O'Berry             c         Thon                2b
9. Seaver              p         Ruhle               p

REDS 1ST: Collins doubled to left; Griffey struck out;
Concepcion singled to center [Collins scored]; Concepcion was
caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Foster flied out
to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl flied out to center; Reynolds popped to first
in foul territory; Cedeno flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 0.

REDS 2ND: Driessen walked; Knight lined into a double play
(first unassisted) [Driessen out at first]; Kennedy struck out;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz struck out; Ivie struck out; Howe grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 0.

REDS 3RD: O'Berry struck out; Seaver grounded out (shortstop to
first); Collins grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Ashby grounded out (first unassisted); Thon walked;
Thon stole second; Ruhle walked; Puhl popped to catcher in foul
territory; Reynolds flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Reds 1, Astros 0.

REDS 4TH: Griffey flied out to left; Concepcion singled to
center; Foster walked [Concepcion to second]; Driessen flied out
to center; Knight flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Reds 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Cedeno popped to second; Cruz flied out to right;
Ivie flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 0.

REDS 5TH: Kennedy grounded out (third to first); O'Berry
grounded out (shortstop to first); Seaver flied out to right; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Howe flied out to center; Ashby flied out to center;
Thon flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros
0.

REDS 6TH: Collins popped to second; Griffey grounded out (second
to first); Concepcion grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Ruhle walked; Puhl struck out; Reynolds singled to
right [Ruhle to second]; Cedeno grounded into a double play
(third to second to first) [Reynolds out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 0.

REDS 7TH: Foster flied out to left; Driessen was called out on
strikes; Knight doubled to left; Kennedy grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Cruz popped to third; Ivie flied out to right; Howe
singled to right; Ashby popped to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 0.

REDS 8TH: O'Berry grounded out (shortstop to first); Seaver
walked; Collins singled to right [Seaver to second]; SAMBITO
REPLACED RUHLE (PITCHING); Griffey struck out; LACORTE REPLACED
IVIE (PITCHING); WALLING REPLACED SAMBITO (PLAYING 1B);
Concepcion doubled to center [Seaver scored, Collins scored];
LaCorte threw a wild pitch [Concepcion to third]; Foster singled
to center [Concepcion scored]; Driessen walked [Foster to
second]; Knight struck out; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 4,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 8TH: MEJIAS REPLACED COLLINS (PLAYING RF); Thon doubled
to left; Walling grounded out (shortstop to first); Seaver threw
a wild pitch [Thon to third]; Puhl singled to right [Thon
scored]; Reynolds singled to center [Puhl to second]; HUME
REPLACED SEAVER (PITCHING); Cedeno homered [Puhl scored,
Reynolds scored]; Cruz doubled to center; WOODS BATTED FOR
LACORTE; Woods was walked intentionally; Howe flied out to
right; Ashby flied out to left; 4 R, 5 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 4,
Astros 4.

REDS 9TH: D. SMITH REPLACED WOODS (PITCHING); SPILMAN BATTED FOR
KENNEDY; Spilman struck out; NOLAN BATTED FOR O'BERRY; Nolan
walked; BIITTNER BATTED FOR HUME; Biittner flied out to right;
Mejias grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Reds 4, Astros 4.

ASTROS 9TH: OESTER REPLACED SPILMAN (PLAYING 2B); NOLAN STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING C ); BAIR REPLACED BIITTNER (PITCHING); Thon
singled to left; Walling grounded out (second to first) [Thon to
second]; Puhl was walked intentionally; PRICE REPLACED BAIR
(PITCHING); ROBERTS BATTED FOR REYNOLDS; Roberts popped to first
in foul territory; Cedeno grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 4.

REDS 10TH: ROBERTS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); THON CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING SS); Griffey singled to third [Griffey to
second (error by Thon)]; Art Howe in close at 3B and the ball
glanced off Howe's glove; Dickie Thon tried to back him up and
ball bounced off his glove toward 2B; Concepcion flied out
to center; Foster struck out; Driessen singled to center
[Griffey scored (unearned)]; Knight forced Driessen (third to
second); 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 5, Astros 4.

ASTROS 10TH: Cruz singled to right; LANDESTOY BATTED FOR D.
SMITH; Landestoy out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second)
[Cruz to second]; MOSKAU REPLACED PRICE (PITCHING); Howe flied
out to center; Ashby grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 5, Astros 4.

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


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