Houston Astros 6, Cincinnati Reds 4
Regular Season Game 9
Played on Friday, April 18, 1986 (N) at Riverfront Stadium

HOU N    1  0  0    3  1  1    0  0  0  -   6  9  1
CIN N    0  1  1    0  0  0    0  0  2  -   4  6  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Doran 2b                      3   1   1   0       2   0       1   0
Puhl rf                       3   0   0   0       1   1       0   0
  Walker cf                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Garner 3b                     4   1   2   1       1   1       0   2
Davis 1b                      3   0   0   1       1   1       6   3
Bass cf,rf                    4   1   1   0       0   1       1   0
Walling lf                    4   2   3   1       0   0       3   0
Bailey c                      0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Ashby c                     4   1   1   2       0   0      10   0
Thon ss                       4   0   1   0       0   1       3   3
Scott p                       4   0   0   0       0   4       2   2
  Smith p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   6   9   5       5  10      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Davis-Thon-Davis.
E: Thon (2).

BATTING - 
HR: Garner (3,1st inning off Soto 0 on 2 out); Ashby (1,4th inning off Soto
1 on 2 out); Walling (1,6th inning off Terry 0 on 0 out).
SF: Davis (1,off Soto).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Doran 2 (6,2nd base off Soto/Diaz,2nd base off Terry/Diaz); Garner (1,2nd
base off Power/Diaz).

Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Daniels lf                    4   0   1   1       0   2       2   0
Davis cf                      3   0   1   0       1   1       4   0
Parker rf                     4   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Esasky 1b                     4   2   2   2       0   2       7   2
Bell 3b                       4   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
Concepcion ss                 3   0   0   1       0   1       2   0
Diaz c                        3   0   0   0       0   0      10   0
Oester 2b                     3   1   1   0       0   0       1   3
Soto p                        0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Milner ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Terry p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Price p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Venable ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Power p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   4   6   4       1  10      27   7

FIELDING - 
E: Davis 2 (2).
PB: Diaz (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Esasky (2,off Scott); Oester (1,off Scott).
HR: Esasky (2,9th inning off Scott 1 on 1 out).
SH: Soto (1,off Scott).
SF: Concepcion (1,off Scott).
GDP: Parker (1,off Scott).
Team LOB: 2.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Davis (4,2nd base off Scott/Ashby).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Scott W(1-2)                  8.1   6   4   4   1   9   1  31
Smith SV(4)                   0.2   0   0   0   0   1   0   2
Totals                        9     6   4   4   1  10   1  33


Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Soto L(1-1)                   5     6   5   5   3   5   2  23
Terry                         2     1   1   1   2   2   1   9
Price                         1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Power                         1     1   0   0   0   2   0   4
Totals                        9     9   6   6   5  10   3  40


Umpires: HP - Bill Williams, 1B - John McSherry, 2B - Frank Pulli, 3B - Joe West
Time of Game: 2:38   Attendance: 26126


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Cincinnati Reds          
1. Doran               2b        Daniels             lf
2. Puhl                rf        Davis               cf
3. Garner              3b        Parker              rf
4. Davis               1b        Esasky              1b
5. Bass                cf        Bell                3b
6. Walling             lf        Concepcion          ss
7. Bailey              c         Diaz                c
8. Thon                ss        Oester              2b
9. Scott               p         Soto                p

ASTROS 1ST: Doran grounded out (first unassisted); Puhl flied
out to left; Garner homered; Davis grounded out (third to
first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Daniels struck out; Davis flied out to left; ASHBY
REPLACED BAILEY (PLAYING C ); Parker grounded out (first to
pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Bass grounded out (first to pitcher); Walling
singled to right; Ashby forced Walling (first to shortstop)
[Ashby to first]; Thon was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 0.

REDS 2ND: Esasky doubled to right; Bell grounded out (first to
pitcher) [Esasky to third]; Concepcion hit a sacrifice fly to
left [Esasky scored]; Diaz grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Scott struck out; Doran walked; Doran was picked off
first (pitcher to first); Puhl flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 1.

REDS 3RD: Oester doubled to left; Soto out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [Oester to third]; Daniels singled to right
[Oester scored]; Davis singled to right [Daniels to third];
Parker grounded into a double play (first to shortstop to first)
[Davis out at second]; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Garner struck out; Davis flied out to center; Bass
singled to center; Walling singled to center [Bass to third,
Walling to second (error by Davis)]; Diaz allowed a passed ball
[Bass scored, Walling to third]; Ashby homered [Walling scored];
Thon flied out to left; 3 R, 3 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Reds 2.

REDS 4TH: Esasky struck out; Bell struck out; Concepcion
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
4, Reds 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Scott was called out on strikes; Doran singled to
right; Doran stole second; Puhl walked; Garner walked [Doran to
third, Puhl to second]; Davis hit a sacrifice fly to center
[Doran scored, Puhl to third (error by Davis), Garner to
second]; Bass struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Reds
2.

REDS 5TH: Diaz lined to shortstop; Oester made an out to
shortstop; MILNER BATTED FOR SOTO; Thon dropped a foul fly hit
by Milner for an error; Milner was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0
H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Reds 2.

ASTROS 6TH: TERRY REPLACED MILNER (PITCHING); Walling homered;
Ashby grounded out (second to first); Thon made an out to
second; Scott was called out on strikes; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 6, Reds 2.

REDS 6TH: Daniels was called out on strikes; Davis walked;
Parker popped to catcher in foul territory; Davis stole second;
Esasky struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Reds 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Doran walked; Doran stole second; Puhl struck out;
Garner grounded out (second to first) [Doran to third]; Davis
walked; Bass flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
6, Reds 2.

REDS 7TH: Bell was called out on strikes; Concepcion grounded
out (third to first); Diaz grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Reds 2.

ASTROS 8TH: PRICE REPLACED TERRY (PITCHING); Walling grounded
out (second to first); Ashby popped to first in foul territory;
Thon singled to center; Scott struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 6, Reds 2.

REDS 8TH: WALKER REPLACED PUHL (PLAYING CF); BASS CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); Oester flied out to right; VENABLE
BATTED FOR PRICE; Venable struck out; Daniels grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Reds 2.

ASTROS 9TH: POWER REPLACED VENABLE (PITCHING); Doran made an out
to shortstop; Walker struck out; Garner singled; Garner stole
second; Davis struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Reds
2.

REDS 9TH: Davis struck out; Parker singled to center; Esasky
homered [Parker scored]; SMITH REPLACED SCOTT (PITCHING); Bell
flied out to left; Concepcion struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 6, Reds 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           6   9   1    7
 Reds             4   6   2    2


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