Cincinnati Reds 3, Houston Astros 0
Regular Season Game 15
Played on Thursday, April 24, 1986 (N) at Astrodome

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

BATTING - 
2B: Davis (1,off Madden).
HR: Esasky (3,4th inning off Madden 0 on 0 out).
SH: Soto (2,off Solano).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Davis (8,3rd base off Madden/Ashby); Concepcion (1,2nd base off Solano/Ashby).
CS: Parker (2,2nd base by Madden/Ashby).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Doran 2b                      3   0   0   0       1   0       0   2
Puhl rf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
Garner 3b                     4   0   1   0       0   2       1   4
Cruz lf                       3   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Davis 1b                      3   0   0   0       1   0       9   1
Bass cf                       4   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Ashby c                       3   0   0   0       0   1       5   1
Reynolds ss                   3   0   2   0       0   0       3   1
Madden p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  DiPino p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
  Solano p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Walling ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Calhoun p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   0   3   0       3   5      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. DiPino-Garner.
E: Doran (3), Garner (4), Davis (1).

BATTING - 
SH: Madden (1,off Soto).
Team LOB: 6.

PITCHING
Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Soto W(2-1)                   9     3   0   0   3   5   0  33


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Madden L(1-1)                 4     6   2   1   2   4   1  20
DiPino                        2.2   0   0   0   1   1   0  10
Solano                        1.1   2   1   1   1   0   0   7
Calhoun                       1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     8   3   2   4   5   1  40

Madden faced 3 batters in the 5th inning

Umpires: HP - Doug Harvey, 1B - Dick Stello, 2B - Eric Gregg, 3B - Gerry Davis
Time of Game: 2:35   Attendance: 10245


Starting Lineups:

   Cincinnati Reds               Houston Astros           
1. Davis               cf        Doran               2b
2. Jones               lf        Puhl                rf
3. Parker              rf        Garner              3b
4. Esasky              1b        Cruz                lf
5. Diaz                c         Davis               1b
6. Concepcion          ss        Bass                cf
7. Bell                3b        Ashby               c
8. Oester              2b        Reynolds            ss
9. Soto                p         Madden              p

REDS 1ST: Davis flied out to right; Jones singled; Parker struck
out; Esasky flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Doran flied out to center; Puhl flied out to right;
Garner was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0,
Astros 0.

REDS 2ND: Diaz lined to pitcher; Concepcion grounded out (second
to first); Bell singled; Oester struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz grounded out (first unassisted); Davis grounded
out (third to first); Bass flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

REDS 3RD: Soto grounded out (third to first); Davis doubled;
Davis stole third; Jones struck out; Parker reached on an error
by Doran [Davis scored (unearned) (no RBI), Parker to first];
Parker was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); 1 R (0
ER), 1 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Ashby grounded out (second to first); Reynolds
singled; Madden out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second)
[Reynolds to second]; Doran grounded out (second to first); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 0.

REDS 4TH: Esasky homered; Diaz grounded out (third to first);
Concepcion grounded out (shortstop to first); Bell walked;
Oester struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Puhl flied out to center; Garner flied out to right;
Cruz walked; Davis walked [Cruz to second]; Bass flied out to
left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 0.

REDS 5TH: Soto singled; Davis walked [Soto to second]; Jones
singled [Soto to third, Davis to second]; DIPINO REPLACED MADDEN
(PITCHING); Parker lined into a double play (pitcher to third)
[Soto out at third]; Esasky flied out to right; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Ashby grounded out (first unassisted); Reynolds made
an out to shortstop; DiPino struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Reds 2, Astros 0.

REDS 6TH: Diaz flied out to center; Concepcion was called out on
strikes; Bell reached on an error by Garner [Bell to first];
Oester grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Reds 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Doran made an out to shortstop; Puhl flied out to
center; Garner struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros
0.

REDS 7TH: Soto reached on an error by Davis [Soto to first];
Davis walked [Soto to second]; Jones flied out to right; Parker
forced Davis (first to shortstop) [Soto to third, Parker to
first]; SOLANO REPLACED DIPINO (PITCHING); Esasky flied out to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Cruz flied out to right; Davis flied out to left;
Bass grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds
2, Astros 0.

REDS 8TH: Diaz grounded out (third to first); Concepcion
singled; Concepcion stole second; Bell walked; Oester singled
[Concepcion scored, Bell to third]; Soto out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to first) [Oester to second]; Davis grounded out
(pitcher to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 8TH: Ashby struck out; Reynolds singled; WALLING BATTED
FOR SOLANO; Walling made an out to shortstop; Doran walked
[Reynolds to second]; Puhl flied to right in foul territory; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 0.

REDS 9TH: CALHOUN REPLACED WALLING (PITCHING); Jones grounded
out (third to first); Parker made an out to shortstop; Esasky
flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 9TH: Garner singled; Cruz popped to first in foul
territory; Davis grounded out (first unassisted) [Garner to
second]; Bass struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros
0.

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


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