Houston Astros 7, Cincinnati Reds 6
Regular Season Game 118
Played on Wednesday, August 17, 1983 (N) at Riverfront Stadium

HOU N    1  2  0    3  1  0    0  0  0  -   7 14  0
CIN N    0  2  0    1  2  0    0  1  0  -   6  4  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Doran 2b                      5   2   4   1       1   0       2   1
Puhl rf                       4   0   2   1       2   0       1   0
Thon ss                       3   0   1   2       1   0       0   2
Garner 3b                     4   0   0   0       1   0       1   3
Cruz lf                       5   1   1   1       0   1       1   0
Knight 1b                     5   0   2   0       0   0      12   1
Mumphrey cf                   5   1   3   0       0   1       3   0
Mizerock c                    3   1   0   0       2   1       5   0
Ryan p                        2   2   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Ruhle p                     1   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Totals                       37   7  14   5       7   3      27   8

FIELDING - 
PB: Mizerock (6).

BATTING - 
HR: Cruz (10,5th inning off Pastore 0 on 0 out).
SH: Ryan (3,off Pastore); Ruhle (1,off Scherrer).
SF: Thon (7,off Pastore).
GDP: Garner (3,off Pastore).
Team LOB: 13.

Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Milner cf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Bench ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Redus lf                      3   1   0   0       1   1       3   0
Concepcion ss                 3   1   1   0       1   1       0   1
Driessen 1b                   3   0   0   1       1   1       6   1
Walker rf                     2   0   0   1       1   0       1   0
  Power p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cedeno ph                   1   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Scherrer p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Esasky 3b                     3   1   0   0       1   1       3   1
Oester 2b                     4   1   2   3       0   0       5   2
Knicely c                     4   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
Pastore p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
  Hayes p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Foley ph                    0   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Householder rf              2   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Totals                       31   6   4   6       6   5      27   7

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Esasky-Driessen, Oester-Driessen.
PB: Knicely (3).

BATTING - 
HR: Oester (11,2nd inning off Ryan 1 on 2 out); Cedeno (8,8th inning off Ruhle
0 on 1 out).
Team LOB: 4.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ryan                          4.1   3   5   4   6   3   1  22
Ruhle W(5-3)                  4.2   1   1   1   0   2   1  15
Totals                        9     4   6   5   6   5   2  37


Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Pastore L(6-11)               4.1   9   7   6   3   2   1  25
Hayes                         0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
Power                         3     5   0   0   3   1   0  16
Scherrer                      1     0   0   0   1   0   0   4
Totals                        9    14   7   6   7   3   1  47


Umpires: HP - Bruce Froemming, 1B - Harry Wendelstedt, 2B - Charlie Williams, 3B - John Kibler
Time of Game: 2:44   Attendance: 11982


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Cincinnati Reds          
1. Doran               2b        Milner              cf
2. Puhl                rf        Redus               lf
3. Thon                ss        Concepcion          ss
4. Garner              3b        Driessen            1b
5. Cruz                lf        Walker              rf
6. Knight              1b        Esasky              3b
7. Mumphrey            cf        Oester              2b
8. Mizerock            c         Knicely             c
9. Ryan                p         Pastore             p

ASTROS 1ST: Doran singled to center; Puhl walked [Doran to
second]; Thon walked [Doran to third, Puhl to second]; Garner
grounded into a double play (third to first) [Doran scored, Thon
to second, Puhl out at third]; Cruz grounded out (first to
pitcher); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Milner popped to third in foul territory; Redus
grounded out (pitcher to first); Concepcion struck out; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Knight singled to left; Mumphrey singled to right
[Knight to second]; Mizerock struck out; Ryan forced Knight
(pitcher to third) [Mumphrey to second]; Doran singled to left
[Mumphrey scored, Ryan to second]; Puhl singled to right [Ryan
to third, Doran to second]; Thon singled to third [Ryan scored,
Doran to third, Puhl to second]; Garner flied out to right; 2 R,
5 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 0.

REDS 2ND: Driessen grounded out (second to first); Walker
grounded out (first unassisted); Esasky walked; Oester homered
[Esasky scored]; Knicely grounded out (shortstop to first); 2 R,
1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Cruz popped to catcher in foul territory; Knight
lined to first; Mumphrey struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 3, Reds 2.

REDS 3RD: Pastore struck out; Milner grounded out (third to
first); Redus grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Mizerock walked; Ryan reached on a fielder's choice
on a sacrifice bunt [Mizerock to second]; Doran singled to third
[Mizerock to third, Ryan to second]; Puhl grounded out (second
to first) [Mizerock scored, Ryan to third, Doran to second];
Knicely allowed a passed ball [Ryan scored, Doran to third];
Thon hit a sacrifice fly to second [Doran scored (unearned)];
Garner grounded out (shortstop to first); 3 R (2 ER), 1 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 6, Reds 2.

REDS 4TH: Concepcion singled to right; Driessen grounded out
(first unassisted) [Concepcion to second]; Walker walked while
Concepcion advanced to third on a passed ball; Esasky was called
out on strikes; Oester singled to second [Concepcion scored
(unearned), Walker to second]; Knicely flied out to right; 1 R
(0 ER), 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 6, Reds 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Cruz homered; Knight flied out to left; Mumphrey
singled to left; HAYES REPLACED PASTORE (PITCHING); Mizerock
made an out to third; Ryan made an out to second; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 7, Reds 3.

REDS 5TH: FOLEY BATTED FOR HAYES; Foley walked; Milner flied out
to center; Redus walked [Foley to second]; Concepcion walked
[Foley to third, Redus to second]; Driessen walked [Foley
scored, Redus to third, Concepcion to second]; RUHLE REPLACED
RYAN (PITCHING); Walker grounded out (first unassisted) [Redus
scored, Concepcion to third, Driessen to second]; Esasky
grounded out (third to first); 2 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 7,
Reds 5.

ASTROS 6TH: POWER REPLACED WALKER (PITCHING); HOUSEHOLDER
REPLACED FOLEY (PLAYING RF); Doran walked; Puhl singled to right
[Doran to third]; Thon flied out to right; Garner walked [Puhl
to second]; Cruz made an out to second; Knight flied out to
right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 7, Reds 5.

REDS 6TH: Oester grounded out (shortstop to first); Knicely
flied out to left; Householder grounded out (first unassisted);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 7, Reds 5.

ASTROS 7TH: Mumphrey singled to left; Mizerock lined into a
double play (second to first) [Mumphrey out at first]; Ruhle
singled to left; Doran singled to right [Ruhle to second]; Puhl
walked [Ruhle to third, Doran to second]; Thon flied out to
center; 0 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 7, Reds 5.

REDS 7TH: Milner grounded out (first to pitcher); Redus struck
out; Concepcion lined to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
7, Reds 5.

ASTROS 8TH: Garner flied out to left; Cruz was called out on
strikes; Knight singled to center; Mumphrey flied out to left; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 7, Reds 5.

REDS 8TH: Driessen struck out; CEDENO BATTED FOR POWER; Cedeno
homered; Esasky flied out to center; Oester grounded out (first
unassisted); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 7, Reds 6.

ASTROS 9TH: SCHERRER REPLACED CEDENO (PITCHING); Mizerock
walked; Ruhle out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second)
[Mizerock to second]; Doran lined to pitcher; Puhl grounded out
(first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 7, Reds 6.

REDS 9TH: Knicely flied out to center; Householder popped to
second; BENCH BATTED FOR MILNER; Bench grounded out (pitcher
unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 7, Reds 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           7  14   0   13
 Reds             6   4   0    4


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