Houston Astros 4, Cincinnati Reds 2
Regular Season Game 97
Played on Wednesday, July 28, 1982 (N) at Astrodome

CIN N    1  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  0  -   2  7  0
HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  2    1  0  x  -   4  8  0
Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lawless 2b                    4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Milner lf                     3   1   1   0       1   0       2   0
Cedeno cf                     4   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
Driessen 1b                   3   0   1   0       1   0       6   0
Bench 3b                      4   0   2   1       0   0       0   0
Householder rf                4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Oester ss                     4   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
Trevino c                     3   1   1   0       0   0      11   0
  Krenchicki ph               1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Soto p                        2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Walker ph                   0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Price p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   2   7   1       3   2      24   3

BATTING - 
3B: Trevino (2,off Niekro).
GDP: Lawless (2,off Niekro).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Driessen (8,2nd base off Niekro/Pujols).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Thon ss                       4   1   2   0       0   0       2   2
Puhl cf,rf                    3   0   0   0       1   1       1   0
Knight 1b                     2   1   0   0       2   1      13   0
Cruz lf                       4   2   3   1       0   0       3   0
Heep rf                       3   0   2   1       0   0       3   1
  Scott ph,cf                 1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Garner 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   2       0   6
Howe 3b                       4   0   1   2       0   3       0   2
Pujols c                      4   0   0   0       0   3       4   0
Niekro p                      3   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Totals                       32   4   8   4       3  11      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Heep-Pujols, Garner-Thon-Knight.
PB: Pujols (11).

BATTING - 
2B: Thon 2 (14,off Soto,off Price); Cruz (20,off Soto); Heep (7,off Soto);
Howe (8,off Soto).
IBB: Knight (3,by Price).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Puhl (12,2nd base off Soto/Trevino).

PITCHING
Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Soto L(8-7)                   6     6   3   3   2   9   0  26
Price                         2     2   1   1   1   2   0   9
Totals                        8     8   4   4   3  11   0  35

IBB: Price (4,Knight).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro W(10-7)                9     7   2   2   3   2   0  35


Umpires: HP - Ed Montague, 1B - Randy Marsh, 2B - Harry Wendelstedt, 3B - Lanny Harris
Time of Game: 2:21   Attendance: 16271


Starting Lineups:

   Cincinnati Reds               Houston Astros           
1. Lawless             2b        Thon                ss
2. Milner              lf        Puhl                cf
3. Cedeno              cf        Knight              1b
4. Driessen            1b        Cruz                lf
5. Bench               3b        Heep                rf
6. Householder         rf        Garner              2b
7. Oester              ss        Howe                3b
8. Trevino             c         Pujols              c
9. Soto                p         Niekro              p

REDS 1ST: Lawless grounded out (third to first); On a bunt
Milner singled to first; Cedeno singled to left [Milner to
second]; Driessen popped to shortstop; Bench singled to center
[Cedeno to third, Milner scored]; Householder grounded out
(second to first); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Thon doubled; Puhl flied out to right [Thon to
third]; Knight struck out; Cruz grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 0.

REDS 2ND: Oester flied out to left; Trevino grounded out (second
to first); Soto grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Heep singled to center; Garner struck out; Howe
struck out; Pujols struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 1,
Astros 0.

REDS 3RD: Lawless grounded out (second to first); Milner flied
out to center; Cedeno flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Reds 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Niekro popped to second; Thon popped to first in
foul territory; Puhl walked; Puhl stole second; Knight popped to
second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 0.

REDS 4TH: Driessen singled to right; Driessen stole second;
Bench grounded out (pitcher to first); Householder popped to
catcher in foul territory; Oester grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Cruz doubled to right; Heep doubled to left [Cruz
scored]; Garner struck out; Howe struck out; Pujols struck out;
1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 1.

REDS 5TH: Trevino tripled to right; Pujols allowed a passed ball
[Trevino scored]; Soto struck out; Lawless singled to center;
Milner grounded out (first unassisted) [Lawless to second];
Cedeno grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Reds 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Niekro flied out to left; Thon popped to first; Puhl
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 1.

REDS 6TH: Driessen walked; Bench singled to right [Driessen to
third]; Householder flied into a double play (right to catcher)
[Driessen out at home]; Oester grounded out (first unassisted);
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Knight walked; Cruz singled to center [Knight to
second]; Heep flied out to left; Garner lined to center; Howe
doubled to left [Cruz scored, Knight scored]; Pujols struck out;
2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 3.

REDS 7TH: Trevino flied out to right; WALKER BATTED FOR SOTO;
Walker walked; Lawless grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [Walker out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: PRICE REPLACED WALKER (PITCHING); Niekro grounded
out (shortstop to first); Thon doubled to left; Puhl flied out
to center [Thon to third]; Knight was walked intentionally; Cruz
singled to center [Knight to second, Thon scored]; SCOTT BATTED
FOR HEEP; Scott struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 2,
Astros 4.

REDS 8TH: SCOTT STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); PUHL CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); Milner walked; Cedeno struck out;
Driessen flied out to left; Bench flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: Garner grounded out (first unassisted); Howe struck
out; Pujols grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 4.

REDS 9TH: Householder flied out to center; Oester grounded out
(second to first); KRENCHICKI BATTED FOR TREVINO; Krenchicki
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 2,
Astros 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Reds             2   7   0    6
 Astros           4   8   0    7


Data courtesy of Retrosheet