Cincinnati Reds 8, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 146
Played on Friday, September 16, 1983 (N) at Riverfront Stadium

HOU N    2  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   3  6  2
CIN N    0  0  2    5  0  0    1  0  x  -   8 10  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Doran 2b                      4   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Puhl rf                       3   1   1   1       1   0       5   0
Thon ss                       4   0   0   0       0   2       2   1
Cruz lf                       4   1   4   1       0   0       4   0
Knight 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   1       7   0
Garner 3b                     3   0   0   1       0   0       0   1
Mumphrey cf                   2   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Ruhle p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bass ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  LaCoss p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Dawley p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Walling ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Mizerock c                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Reynolds ph                 0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Pujols c                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Spilman ph,c                2   0   0   0       0   1       2   1
Heathcock p                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  T. Scott cf                 2   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Totals                       32   3   6   3       2   6      24   4

FIELDING - 
E: Knight (9), Garner (24).

BATTING - 
2B: Puhl (24,off Berenyi); Cruz (28,off Berenyi).
3B: Doran (7,off Berenyi).
SF: Garner (5,off Berenyi).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cruz (27,2nd base off Berenyi/Bilardello).

Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Milner cf                     5   1   2   2       0   1       5   0
Redus lf                      4   2   2   2       1   0       6   0
Concepcion ss                 5   0   0   0       0   0       1   4
Driessen 1b                   4   0   0   0       0   0       8   0
Esasky 3b                     4   1   1   1       0   2       0   0
Householder rf                2   1   0   0       2   0       1   0
Oester 2b                     4   1   1   0       0   2       0   1
  Foley ph,2b                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Bilardello c                  4   0   1   0       0   0       6   0
Berenyi p                     3   2   3   1       0   0       0   2
  Walker ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hume p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   8  10   6       3   5      27   8

BATTING - 
2B: Oester (21,off Heathcock); Milner (21,off Heathcock); Berenyi (3,off Heathcock).
HR: Esasky (12,4th inning off Heathcock 0 on 0 out); Milner (9,4th inning off
Ruhle 1 on 2 out); Redus (16,4th inning off Ruhle 0 on 2 out).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Householder (6,2nd base off Heathcock/Mizerock).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Heathcock L(1-1)              3.2   5   5   5   1   0   1  18
Ruhle                         1.1   2   2   2   0   1   2   6
LaCoss                        2     2   1   1   1   3   0  10
Dawley                        1     1   0   0   1   1   0   5
Totals                        8    10   8   8   3   5   3  39

WP: LaCoss (8).

Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Berenyi W(8-14)               8     6   3   3   2   6   0  32
Hume                          1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     6   3   3   2   6   0  35


Umpires: HP - Joe West, 1B - Dick Stello, 2B - Satch Davidson, 3B - Ed Vargo
Time of Game: 2:21   Attendance: 9146


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Doran tripled to center; Puhl doubled to left [Doran
scored]; Thon struck out; Cruz doubled to right [Puhl scored];
Knight struck out; Garner made an out to shortstop; 2 R, 3 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Milner made an out to shortstop; Redus flied out to
right; Concepcion grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Mumphrey flied to left in foul territory; Mizerock
flied out to left; Heathcock grounded out (pitcher to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 0.

REDS 2ND: Driessen grounded out (shortstop to first); Esasky
lined to first; Householder flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Doran flied out to center; Puhl grounded out
(shortstop to first); Thon struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Reds 0.

REDS 3RD: Oester doubled to left; Bilardello flied out to
center; Berenyi singled to left [Oester scored]; Milner doubled
to right [Berenyi to third]; Redus reached on a fielder's choice
[Berenyi scored]; Concepcion flied out to right; Driessen flied
to left in foul territory; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds
2.

ASTROS 4TH: Cruz singled to third; Cruz stole second; Knight
grounded out (second to first) [Cruz to third]; Garner hit a
sacrifice fly to center [Cruz scored]; Mumphrey struck out; 1 R,
1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 2.

REDS 4TH: Esasky homered; Householder walked; Householder stole
second; Oester flied out to left; Bilardello lined to first
[Householder scored (error by Knight)]; Berenyi doubled to left;
RUHLE REPLACED MUMPHREY (PITCHING); T. SCOTT REPLACED HEATHCOCK
(PLAYING CF); Milner homered [Berenyi scored]; Redus homered;
Concepcion flied out to right; 5 R, 4 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3,
Reds 7.

ASTROS 5TH: REYNOLDS BATTED FOR MIZEROCK; Reynolds walked; T.
Scott struck out; Doran flied out to center; Puhl walked
[Reynolds to second]; Thon flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 7.

REDS 5TH: PUJOLS REPLACED REYNOLDS (PLAYING C ); Driessen flied
out to left; Esasky struck out; Householder flied out to right;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 7.

ASTROS 6TH: Cruz singled to left; Knight flied out to left;
Garner grounded out (pitcher to first) [Cruz to second]; BASS
BATTED FOR RUHLE; Bass flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Astros 3, Reds 7.

REDS 6TH: LACOSS REPLACED BASS (PITCHING); Oester struck out
(catcher to first); Bilardello flied out to left; Berenyi
singled to left; Milner lined to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 7.

ASTROS 7TH: SPILMAN BATTED FOR PUJOLS; Spilman struck out; T.
Scott flied out to center; Doran grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 7.

REDS 7TH: SPILMAN STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); Redus singled to
left; Concepcion reached on an error by Garner [Redus to third,
Concepcion to second]; LaCoss threw a wild pitch [Redus scored,
Concepcion to third]; Driessen grounded out (first unassisted);
Esasky struck out; Householder walked; FOLEY BATTED FOR OESTER;
Foley struck out (strikeout was charged to Oester) (catcher to
first); 1 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 8.

ASTROS 8TH: FOLEY STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); Puhl flied out to
left; Thon grounded out (shortstop to first); Cruz singled to
second; Knight grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 8.

REDS 8TH: DAWLEY REPLACED LACOSS (PITCHING); Bilardello singled
to left; WALKER BATTED FOR BERENYI; Walker flied out to center;
Milner struck out; Redus walked [Bilardello to second];
Concepcion flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3,
Reds 8.

ASTROS 9TH: HUME REPLACED WALKER (PITCHING); Garner grounded out
(second to first); WALLING BATTED FOR DAWLEY; Walling flied out
to left; Spilman flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 3, Reds 8.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3   6   2    5
 Reds             8  10   0    7


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