Houston Astros 5, Cincinnati Reds 0
Regular Season Game 30
Played on Monday, May 11, 1981 (N) at Riverfront Stadium

HOU N    3  0  0    0  2  0    0  0  0  -   5 11  0
CIN N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  7  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl rf,cf                    4   1   1   0       1   1       5   0
Reynolds ss                   4   1   2   0       0   0       1   1
Cedeno cf                     3   2   2   1       0   0       0   0
  Woods rf                    2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Cruz lf                       4   1   2   2       0   0       2   0
Heep 1b                       3   0   0   0       1   0       7   1
Howe 3b                       4   0   2   1       0   1       0   1
Ashby c                       3   0   0   1       1   0      11   0
Thon 2b                       4   0   1   0       0   0       1   3
Ryan p                        4   0   1   0       0   0       0   2
Totals                       35   5  11   5       3   2      27   8

BATTING - 
2B: Cedeno (6,off LaCoss).
HR: Cruz (6,5th inning off LaCoss 1 on 2 out).
SH: Reynolds (6,off Moskau).
GDP: Thon (2,off LaCoss); Heep (1,off LaCoss).
IBB: Heep (1,by LaCoss).
Team LOB: 7.

Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Collins rf                    4   0   1   0       1   2       4   0
Griffey cf                    5   0   0   0       0   3       1   0
Concepcion ss                 4   0   1   0       0   2       1   5
Foster lf                     4   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
Bench 1b                      4   0   1   0       0   1      13   0
Nolan c                       4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Knight 3b                     2   0   1   0       1   1       1   3
Oester 2b                     4   0   1   0       0   1       3   6
LaCoss p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Spilman ph                  0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Moskau p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Biittner ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   0   7   0       3  11      27  16

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Concepcion-Oester-Bench, Oester-Concepcion-Bench.

BATTING - 
2B: Nolan (3,off Ryan).
SH: LaCoss 2 (4,off Ryan 2).
HBP: Knight (1,by Ryan).
Team LOB: 11.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ryan W(2-1)                   9     7   0   0   3  11   0  38

WP: Ryan (5).
HBP: Ryan (1,Knight).

Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
LaCoss L(1-4)                 6     9   5   5   2   2   1  27
Moskau                        3     2   0   0   1   0   0  12
Totals                        9    11   5   5   3   2   1  39

IBB: LaCoss (1,Heep).

Umpires: HP - Doug Harvey, 1B - Nick Colosi, 2B - Frank Pulli, 3B - Eric Gregg
Time of Game: 2:36   Attendance: 11795


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. Ryan                p         LaCoss              p

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl singled to right; On a bunt Reynolds singled to
third [Puhl to second]; Cedeno doubled to left [Puhl scored,
Reynolds to third]; Cruz grounded out (pitcher to first); Heep
was walked intentionally; Howe singled to right [Reynolds
scored, Cedeno to third, Heep to second]; Ashby walked [Cedeno
scored, Heep to third, Howe to second]; Thon grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Ashby out at
second]; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Collins singled to left; Griffey struck out;
Concepcion was called out on strikes; Foster singled to left
[Collins to third]; Bench struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 3, Reds 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Ryan grounded out (third to first); Puhl was called
out on strikes; Reynolds singled to right; Cedeno grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 0.

REDS 2ND: Nolan doubled to left; Knight was hit by a pitch;
Oester struck out; LaCoss out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to
first) [Nolan to third, Knight to second]; Collins walked;
Griffey struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Cruz singled to second; Heep grounded into a double
play (second to shortstop to first) [Cruz out at second]; Howe
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 0.

REDS 3RD: Concepcion flied to right; Foster flied to right;
Bench singled to center; Nolan popped to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Ashby grounded out (second to first); Thon flied to
left; Ryan grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 3, Reds 0.

REDS 4TH: Knight walked; Oester singled to center [Knight to
second]; LaCoss out on a sacrifice bunt (first to second)
[Knight to third, Oester to second]; Collins struck out; Griffey
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3,
Reds 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Puhl grounded out (shortstop to first); Reynolds
flied to right; Cedeno singled to left; Cruz homered [Cedeno
scored]; Heep flied to right; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5,
Reds 0.

REDS 5TH: WOODS REPLACED CEDENO (PLAYING RF); PUHL CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); Concepcion struck out; Foster struck
out; Bench grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 5, Reds 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Howe flied to left; Ashby grounded out (shortstop to
first); Thon singled to left; Ryan grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Reds 0.

REDS 6TH: Nolan grounded out (second to first); Knight singled
to third; Oester flied to center; SPILMAN BATTED FOR LACOSS;
Spilman walked [Knight to second]; Collins struck out; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Reds 0.

ASTROS 7TH: MOSKAU REPLACED SPILMAN (PITCHING); Puhl walked;
Reynolds out on a sacrifice bunt (third to first) [Puhl to
second]; Woods popped to second; Cruz flied to right; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Reds 0.

REDS 7TH: Griffey grounded out (third to first); Concepcion
singled to center; Ryan threw a wild pitch [Concepcion to
second]; Foster flied to center; Bench grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Reds 0.

ASTROS 8TH: Heep grounded out (second to first); Howe singled to
center; Ashby forced Howe (shortstop to second); Thon grounded
out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Reds 0.

REDS 8TH: Nolan flied to center; Knight struck out; Oester flied
to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Reds 0.

ASTROS 9TH: Ryan singled to center; Puhl popped to third;
Reynolds popped to center; Woods popped to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 5, Reds 0.

REDS 9TH: BIITTNER BATTED FOR MOSKAU; Biittner flied to left;
Collins grounded out (shortstop to first); Griffey struck out; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Reds 0.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5  11   0    7
 Reds             0   7   0   11


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