Cincinnati Reds 8, Houston Astros 0
Regular Season Game 115
Played on Saturday, August 17, 1985 (N) at Astrodome

CIN N    4  0  0    1  1  2    0  0  0  -   8  9  2
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  6  1
Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Milner cf                     3   1   0   1       1   1       4   0
Rose 1b                       4   1   3   2       1   1       5   0
Parker rf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
  Venable rf                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Bell 3b                       4   1   0   0       1   0       1   3
Esasky lf                     5   1   2   1       0   1       3   1
Concepcion ss                 3   1   1   4       1   1       2   2
Diaz c                        4   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
Oester 2b                     4   2   3   0       0   0       4   3
Browning p                    3   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   8   9   8       4   6      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Concepcion-Oester-Rose, Bell-Oester-Rose, Oester-Concepcion-Rose.
E: Milner (4), Oester (8).

BATTING - 
2B: Esasky (15,off Niekro); Rose (12,off DiPino).
HR: Concepcion (7,1st inning off Niekro 3 on 2 out); Esasky (13,5th inning
off Niekro 0 on 1 out).
SH: Browning (7,off Niekro).
SF: Milner (3,off Niekro).
Team LOB: 6.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Doran 2b                      3   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
  Dawley p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Tolman rf                   1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Garner 3b,2b                  4   0   2   0       0   0       1   2
Bass cf                       4   0   0   0       0   1       7   0
Cruz lf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Mumphrey rf                   3   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  DiPino p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Davis 1b                      3   0   0   0       0   0       9   0
Thon ss                       3   0   1   0       0   0       1   4
Mizerock c                    3   0   1   0       0   1       8   0
Niekro p                      1   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
  Madden p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Rivera ph,3b                2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       31   0   6   0       0   4      27  10

FIELDING - 
E: Mizerock (1).
PB: Mizerock (1).

BATTING - 
GDP: Davis (7,off Browning); Rivera (1,off Browning); Cruz (9,off Browning).
Team LOB: 4.

PITCHING
Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Browning W(11-9)              9     6   0   0   0   4   0  31


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro L(9-10)                5.1   8   8   7   4   3   2  29
Madden                        0.2   0   0   0   0   1   0   2
Dawley                        1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
DiPino                        2     1   0   0   0   1   0   7
Totals                        9     9   8   7   4   6   2  41

WP: Niekro (17).

Umpires: HP - Dana DeMuth, 1B - Bruce Froemming, 2B - Bob Davidson, 3B - Dick Stello
Time of Game: 2:07   Attendance: 22703


Starting Lineups:

   Cincinnati Reds               Houston Astros           
1. Milner              cf        Doran               2b
2. Rose                1b        Garner              3b
3. Parker              rf        Bass                cf
4. Bell                3b        Cruz                lf
5. Esasky              lf        Mumphrey            rf
6. Concepcion          ss        Davis               1b
7. Diaz                c         Thon                ss
8. Oester              2b        Mizerock            c
9. Browning            p         Niekro              p

REDS 1ST: Milner walked; Rose walked [Milner to second]; Parker
flied out to center; Mizerock allowed a passed ball [Milner to
third, Rose to second]; Bell walked; Esasky popped to first in
foul territory; Concepcion homered [Milner scored, Rose scored,
Bell scored]; Diaz struck out; 4 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 4,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Doran flied out to left; Garner flied out to right;
Bass flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 0.

REDS 2ND: Oester singled; Browning forced Oester (third to
shortstop); Milner popped to catcher in foul territory; Rose
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz flied out to right; Mumphrey flied out to left;
Davis flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros
0.

REDS 3RD: Parker grounded out (second to first); Bell made an
out to third; Esasky doubled; Concepcion walked; Diaz flied out
to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Thon flied out to right; Mizerock struck out; Niekro
singled; Doran grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 0.

REDS 4TH: Oester singled; Browning grounded out (pitcher to
first) [Oester to second]; Milner struck out; Rose singled
[Oester scored]; Parker grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 5, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Garner flied out to center; Bass struck out; Cruz
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 5,
Astros 0.

REDS 5TH: Bell flied out to center; Esasky homered; Concepcion
grounded out (shortstop to first); Diaz popped to catcher in
foul territory; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 6, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Mumphrey reached on an error by Milner [Mumphrey to
first]; Davis grounded into a double play (shortstop to second
to first) [Mumphrey out at second]; Thon made an out to second;
0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 6, Astros 0.

REDS 6TH: Oester singled; Browning reached on an error by
Mizerock on a sacrifice bunt [Oester to second]; Niekro threw a
wild pitch [Oester to third, Browning to second]; Milner hit a
sacrifice fly to center [Oester scored, Browning to third]; Rose
singled [Browning scored (unearned)]; MADDEN REPLACED NIEKRO
(PITCHING); Parker struck out; Bell forced Rose (shortstop to
second); 2 R (1 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 8, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Mizerock singled; RIVERA BATTED FOR MADDEN; Rivera
flied out to center; Doran struck out; Garner singled [Mizerock
to second]; Bass flied out to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Reds 8, Astros 0.

REDS 7TH: DAWLEY REPLACED DORAN (PITCHING); GARNER CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 2B); RIVERA STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B);
Esasky flied out to center; Concepcion struck out; Diaz flied
out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 8, Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Cruz flied out to center; Mumphrey struck out; Davis
made an out to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 8, Astros 0.

REDS 8TH: TOLMAN REPLACED DAWLEY (PLAYING RF); DIPINO REPLACED
MUMPHREY (PITCHING); Oester flied out to center; Browning
grounded out (second to first); Milner grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 8, Astros 0.

ASTROS 8TH: VENABLE REPLACED PARKER (PLAYING RF); Thon singled;
Mizerock made an out to shortstop; Rivera grounded into a double
play (third to second to first) [Thon out at second]; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 8, Astros 0.

REDS 9TH: Rose doubled; Venable grounded out (shortstop to
first); Bell grounded out (shortstop to first); Esasky struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 8, Astros 0.

ASTROS 9TH: Tolman singled; Garner singled to left [Tolman out
at third (left to third), Garner to second (on throw to 3b)];
Bass reached on an error by Oester [Garner to third, Bass to
first]; Cruz grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to
first) [Bass out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 8,
Astros 0.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Reds             8   9   2    6
 Astros           0   6   1    4


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