Cincinnati Reds 9, Houston Astros 5
Regular Season Game 28
Played on Saturday, May 9, 1981 (D) at Riverfront Stadium

HOU N    1  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  3  -   5 10  2
CIN N    3  2  1    0  1  2    0  0  x  -   9 11  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl rf                       4   1   1   0       1   0       0   0
Reynolds ss                   3   0   1   0       0   0       1   4
  LaCorte p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ivie ph                     1   1   1   2       0   0       0   0
Cedeno cf                     5   0   1   2       0   1       7   0
Cruz lf                       4   0   1   0       1   0       3   0
Heep 1b                       4   0   2   0       0   0       4   0
Howe 3b                       4   0   1   0       0   0       1   3
Ashby c                       4   1   2   0       0   1       2   0
Thon 2b,ss                    3   1   0   0       1   0       5   2
Andujar p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Pittman ph                  0   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Sprowl p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Roberts ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Landestoy 2b                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   5  10   4       4   3      24   9

FIELDING - 
E: Reynolds (1), Andujar (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Puhl (6,off Berenyi); Reynolds (3,off Berenyi); Ivie (5,off Berenyi).
SH: Reynolds (5,off Berenyi).
GDP: Reynolds (4,off Berenyi); Ashby (1,off Berenyi); Roberts (1,off Berenyi).
Team LOB: 8.

Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Collins rf                    4   1   0   0       1   1       2   0
Griffey cf                    3   1   2   1       2   0       3   0
Concepcion ss                 4   1   1   1       1   0       5   5
Foster lf                     5   2   2   2       0   1       1   0
Bench 1b                      5   1   2   2       0   0      11   0
Nolan c                       3   2   2   1       0   0       3   0
Knight 3b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       1   2
Oester 2b                     4   1   1   0       0   0       1   4
Berenyi p                     2   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
  Price p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   9  11   8       4   2      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Oester-Concepcion-Bench, Concepcion-Oester-Bench, Concepcion-Bench.
E: Concepcion (5), Oester (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Foster (6,off Andujar); Griffey (6,off Andujar).
HR: Bench (2,6th inning off Sprowl 1 on 2 out).
SH: Berenyi (1,off Andujar).
SF: Nolan (2,off Andujar); Berenyi (1,off Sprowl).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Nolan (1,2nd base off Andujar/Ashby).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Andujar L(1-2)                4     7   6   5   2   1   0  23
Sprowl                        2     4   3   3   0   0   1  10
LaCorte                       2     0   0   0   2   1   0   8
Totals                        8    11   9   8   4   2   1  41


Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Berenyi W(3-1)                8.2  10   5   5   4   3   0  39
Price                         0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        9    10   5   5   4   3   0  40

BK: Berenyi (2).

Umpires: HP - Satch Davidson, 1B - Terry Tata, 2B - Jerry Crawford, 3B - Ed Vargo
Time of Game: 2:38   Attendance: 30860


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Cincinnati Reds          
1. Puhl                rf        Collins             rf
2. Reynolds            ss        Griffey             cf
3. Cedeno              cf        Concepcion          ss
4. Cruz                lf        Foster              lf
5. Heep                1b        Bench               1b
6. Howe                3b        Nolan               c
7. Ashby               c         Knight              3b
8. Thon                2b        Oester              2b
9. Andujar             p         Berenyi             p

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl doubled to center; Reynolds out on a sacrifice
bunt (third to first) [Puhl to third]; Cedeno grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Puhl scored]; Cruz walked; Heep lined to
third; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Collins walked; Griffey walked [Collins to second];
Concepcion forced Griffey (third to second) [Collins to third];
Foster doubled to left [Collins scored, Concepcion scored];
Bench singled to right [Foster to third]; Nolan hit a sacrifice
fly to center [Foster scored]; Knight forced Bench (third to
second); 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 3.

ASTROS 2ND: Howe grounded out (first unassisted); Ashby singled
to second; Thon forced Ashby (second to shortstop); Andujar was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 3.

REDS 2ND: Oester singled to left; Berenyi out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher unassisted) [Oester to second]; Collins struck
out; Griffey doubled to left [Oester scored]; Concepcion singled
to left [Griffey scored]; Foster flied to left; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 5.

ASTROS 3RD: Puhl flied to right; Reynolds flied to center;
Cedeno grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Reds 5.

REDS 3RD: Bench grounded out (third to first); Nolan singled to
center; Nolan stole second; Knight flied to center; Oester
reached on an error by Andujar [Nolan to third]; Berenyi reached
on an error by Reynolds [Nolan scored (unearned) (no RBI),
Oester to second]; Collins forced Berenyi (shortstop to second);
1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 2 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 6.

ASTROS 4TH: Cruz flied to center; Heep singled to left; Howe
singled to right [Heep to second]; Ashby struck out; Thon flied
to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 6.

REDS 4TH: Griffey singled to right; Concepcion flied to center;
Foster forced Griffey (shortstop to second); Bench forced Foster
(second to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 6.

ASTROS 5TH: PITTMAN BATTED FOR ANDUJAR; Pittman walked; Puhl
walked [Pittman to second]; Reynolds grounded into a double play
(second to shortstop to first) [Pittman to third, Puhl out at
second]; Berenyi balked [Pittman scored]; Cedeno grounded out
(first unassisted); 1 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 6.

REDS 5TH: SPROWL REPLACED PITTMAN (PITCHING); Nolan singled to
second; Knight singled to third [Nolan to second]; Oester flied
to center [Nolan to third]; Berenyi hit a sacrifice fly to
center [Nolan scored]; Collins grounded out (shortstop to
first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 7.

ASTROS 6TH: Cruz singled to second; Heep singled to center [Cruz
to second]; Howe popped to shortstop; Ashby grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Heep out at second];
0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 7.

REDS 6TH: Griffey flied to center; Concepcion grounded out
(shortstop to first); Foster singled to right; Bench homered
[Foster scored]; Nolan grounded out (second to first); 2 R, 2 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 9.

ASTROS 7TH: Thon reached on an error by Concepcion; ROBERTS
BATTED FOR SPROWL; Roberts grounded into a double play
(shortstop to shortstop to first) [Thon out at second]; Puhl
reached on an error by Oester; Reynolds doubled to right [Puhl
to third]; Cedeno struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 2 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2,
Reds 9.

REDS 7TH: LANDESTOY REPLACED ROBERTS (PLAYING 2B); LACORTE
REPLACED REYNOLDS (PITCHING); THON CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING
SS); Knight flied to center; Oester flied to left; Berenyi
popped to third in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
2, Reds 9.

ASTROS 8TH: Cruz popped to shortstop; Heep grounded out (second
to first); Howe grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 9.

REDS 8TH: Collins flied to left; Griffey walked; Concepcion
walked [Griffey to second]; Foster struck out; Bench lined to
shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 9.

ASTROS 9TH: Ashby singled to right; Thon walked [Ashby to
second]; Landestoy flied to left; Puhl flied to right; IVIE
BATTED FOR LACORTE; Ivie doubled to right [Ashby scored, Thon
scored]; Cedeno singled to center [Ivie scored]; PRICE REPLACED
BERENYI (PITCHING); Cruz grounded out (first unassisted); 3 R, 3
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Reds 9.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5  10   2    8
 Reds             9  11   2    8


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