Cincinnati Reds 8, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 116
Played on Sunday, August 18, 1985 (N) at Astrodome

CIN N    0  0  0    0  0  4    0  4  0  -   8  9  1
HOU N    0  0  0    0  2  0    1  0  0  -   3  7  4
Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Milner cf                     5   1   1   1       0   0       4   0
Rose 1b                       4   2   2   1       1   1       8   1
Parker rf                     4   2   1   1       1   1       3   0
Bell 3b                       3   0   1   1       2   0       1   2
Esasky lf                     4   0   2   2       0   1       1   0
  Redus pr,lf                 0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Concepcion ss                 4   1   1   1       0   0       2   2
Diaz c                        4   0   0   0       0   1       7   0
Oester 2b                     3   0   0   0       1   1       0   5
Tibbs p                       1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Venable ph                  1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Price p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cedeno ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Franco p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       35   8   9   7       5   7      27  11

FIELDING - 
E: Oester (9).

BATTING - 
3B: Parker (4,off Ryan).
GDP: Concepcion (14,off Ryan); Bell (6,off Calhoun).
IBB: Parker (16,by Ryan); Oester (6,by Smith).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Venable (9,2nd base off Ryan/Bailey); Redus (41,2nd base off Smith/Bailey).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Doran 2b                      4   2   2   0       1   0       3   4
Puhl rf                       5   1   1   0       0   0       2   0
Walling 3b                    2   0   1   1       0   0       0   1
  Garner ph,3b                2   0   1   0       0   0       0   2
Cruz lf                       3   0   2   1       2   0       2   0
Mumphrey cf                   3   0   0   1       1   1       0   0
Davis 1b                      4   0   0   0       0   1      13   0
Bailey c                      4   0   0   0       0   1       7   1
Thon ss                       4   0   0   0       0   2       0   4
Ryan p                        2   0   0   0       1   1       0   0
  Smith p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Tolman ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Calhoun p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   3   7   3       5   7      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Thon-Doran-Davis, Garner-Doran-Davis.
E: Doran (10), Cruz (5), Davis (4), Bailey (10).

BATTING - 
2B: Puhl (12,off Tibbs); Cruz (24,off Tibbs).
3B: Doran (2,off Tibbs).
SF: Walling (3,off Tibbs).
IBB: Cruz (7,by Tibbs); Mumphrey (5,by Tibbs).
Team LOB: 10.

PITCHING
Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Tibbs W(6-13)                 5     5   2   0   3   4   0  24
Price                         1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Franco SV(5)                  3     2   1   1   2   2   0  13
Totals                        9     7   3   1   5   7   0  40

IBB: Tibbs 2 (10,Cruz,Mumphrey).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ryan L(8-11)                  7.1   7   7   7   4   7   0  32
Smith                         0.2   1   1   0   1   0   0   5
Calhoun                       1     1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     9   8   7   5   7   0  40

IBB: Ryan (7,Parker); Smith (4,Oester).

Umpires: HP - Bruce Froemming, 1B - Bob Davidson, 2B - Dick Stello, 3B - Dana DeMuth
Time of Game: 2:43   Attendance: 14216


Starting Lineups:

   Cincinnati Reds               Houston Astros           
1. Milner              cf        Doran               2b
2. Rose                1b        Puhl                rf
3. Parker              rf        Walling             3b
4. Bell                3b        Cruz                lf
5. Esasky              lf        Mumphrey            cf
6. Concepcion          ss        Davis               1b
7. Diaz                c         Bailey              c
8. Oester              2b        Thon                ss
9. Tibbs               p         Ryan                p

REDS 1ST: Milner flied out to right; Rose struck out; Parker
grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Doran grounded out (second to first); Puhl flied out
to left; Walling singled; Cruz singled [Walling to third];
Mumphrey flied out to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 0,
Astros 0.

REDS 2ND: Bell walked; Esasky struck out; Concepcion grounded
into a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Bell out at
second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Davis struck out; Bailey grounded out (second to
first); Thon struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

REDS 3RD: Diaz made an out to second; Oester struck out; Tibbs
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Ryan walked; Doran flied out to center; Puhl doubled
[Ryan to third]; Walling made an out to shortstop; Cruz was
walked intentionally; Mumphrey struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.
 Reds 0, Astros 0.

REDS 4TH: Milner grounded out (second to first); Rose flied out
to left; Parker struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Davis flied out to right; Bailey struck out; Thon
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0,
Astros 0.

REDS 5TH: Bell walked; Esasky grounded out (catcher to first)
[Bell to second]; Concepcion grounded out (shortstop to first);
Diaz grounded out (third to shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Ryan grounded out (second to first); Doran tripled;
Puhl reached on an error by Oester; Walling hit a sacrifice fly
to center [Doran scored (unearned)]; Cruz doubled [Puhl scored
(unearned)]; Mumphrey was walked intentionally; Davis grounded
out (pitcher to shortstop to first); 2 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2
LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 2.

REDS 6TH: Oester grounded out (shortstop to first); VENABLE
BATTED FOR TIBBS; Venable singled; Venable stole second; Milner
singled [Venable scored]; Milner was picked off first but was
safe on an error by Davis [Milner to second]; Rose singled to
center [Milner scored, Rose to second (error by Bailey)]; Parker
was walked intentionally; Bell singled [Rose scored, Parker to
third]; Esasky singled [Parker scored, Bell to second];
Concepcion flied out to right; Diaz struck out; 4 R, 5 H, 2 E, 2
LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: PRICE REPLACED VENABLE (PITCHING); Bailey grounded
out (shortstop to first); Thon grounded out (third to first);
Ryan struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 2.

REDS 7TH: Oester grounded out (first unassisted); CEDENO BATTED
FOR PRICE; Cedeno struck out; Milner grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: FRANCO REPLACED CEDENO (PITCHING); Doran singled;
Puhl flied out to right; GARNER BATTED FOR WALLING; Garner
singled [Doran to third]; Cruz walked [Garner to second];
Mumphrey forced Cruz (second to shortstop) [Doran scored, Garner
to third, Mumphrey to first]; Davis lined to third; 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 3.

REDS 8TH: GARNER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); Rose walked;
Parker tripled [Rose scored]; Bell popped to first in foul
territory; Esasky singled [Parker scored]; REDUS RAN FOR ESASKY;
SMITH REPLACED RYAN (PITCHING); Redus stole second; Concepcion
singled to left [Redus scored, Concepcion to second (error by
Cruz)]; Diaz grounded out (third to first); Oester was walked
intentionally; Franco reached on an error by Doran [Concepcion
scored (unearned) (no RBI), Oester to second]; Milner grounded
out (second to first); 4 R (3 ER), 3 H, 2 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 8,
Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: REDUS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Bailey flied out
to center; Thon struck out; TOLMAN BATTED FOR SMITH; Tolman
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 8, Astros 3.

REDS 9TH: CALHOUN REPLACED TOLMAN (PITCHING); Rose singled;
Parker flied out to left; Bell grounded into a double play
(third to second to first) [Rose out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Reds 8, Astros 3.

ASTROS 9TH: Doran walked; Puhl grounded out (first to pitcher)
[Doran to second]; Garner flied out to right; Cruz grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 8, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Reds             8   9   1    5
 Astros           3   7   4   10


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