Cincinnati Reds 5, Houston Astros 4
Regular Season Game 4
Played on Saturday, April 9, 1988 (D) at Riverfront Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  3  0    1  0  0  -   4 10  0
CIN N    1  0  0    1  0  0    1  0  2  -   5 11  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Young cf                      5   1   2   2       0   0       2   0
Hatcher lf                    4   1   1   2       1   0       2   0
Doran 2b                      5   0   0   0       0   2       3   6
Davis 1b                      3   0   0   0       1   0       8   1
Henderson rf                  3   0   2   0       0   1       2   0
  Puhl ph,rf                  1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Ramirez ss                    4   0   2   0       0   1       0   1
Bailey c                      3   0   0   0       1   0       6   0
Jackson 3b                    2   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Walling ph,3b               2   1   1   0       0   0       0   1
Darwin p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Bass ph                     1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Reynolds pr                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Smith p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   4  10   4       3   5      25   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Ramirez-Doran-Davis.

BATTING - 
2B: Young 2 (2,off Rasmussen,off Williams); Ramirez (2,off Rasmussen); Walling
(2,off Williams).
3B: Ramirez (1,off Rasmussen).
HR: Hatcher (1,5th inning off Rasmussen 1 on 2 out).
SH: Darwin (1,off Rasmussen).
HBP: Davis (1,by Rasmussen).
IBB: Hatcher (1,by Murphy).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Henderson (1,2nd base by Rasmussen/Diaz).

Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Larkin ss                     4   1   1   0       0   1       1   3
Treadway 2b                   4   0   1   0       1   0       1   1
Daniels lf                    4   2   4   4       1   0       3   0
Davis cf                      4   0   0   0       0   1       6   0
O'Neill rf                    4   0   1   0       0   0       1   1
Diaz c                        4   1   1   1       0   0       5   1
Esasky 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   2      10   0
Sabo 3b                       3   0   2   0       1   0       0   3
Rasmussen p                   2   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Garcia ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Williams p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Murphy p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Rijo p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Collins ph                  1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   5  11   5       3   5      27  11

FIELDING - 
PB: Diaz (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Sabo (2,off Darwin); Treadway (2,off Darwin).
HR: Daniels 2 (3,1st inning off Darwin 0 on 2 out,7th inning off Darwin 0 on
2 out); Diaz (1,4th inning off Darwin 0 on 1 out).
HBP: Larkin (1,by Darwin).
GDP: Diaz (1,off Darwin).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Larkin (4,2nd base off Darwin/Bailey); Sabo (2,2nd base off Darwin/Bailey).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Darwin                        8     8   3   3   2   5   3  34
Smith L(0-1)                  0.1   3   2   2   1   0   0   5
Totals                        8.1  11   5   5   3   5   3  39

HBP: Darwin (1,Larkin).

Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Rasmussen                     6     7   3   3   1   3   1  25
Williams                      1.1   2   1   1   0   1   0   6
Murphy                        1.1   1   0   0   2   1   0   8
Rijo W(1-1)                   0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        9    10   4   4   3   5   1  40

WP: Murphy (1).
HBP: Rasmussen (1,Davis).
IBB: Murphy (1,Hatcher).

Umpires: HP - Fred Brocklander, 1B - Lee Weyer, 2B - John McSherry, 3B - Ed Montague
Time of Game: 2:42   Attendance: 25615


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Cincinnati Reds          
1. Young               cf        Larkin              ss
2. Hatcher             lf        Treadway            2b
3. Doran               2b        Daniels             lf
4. Davis               1b        Davis               cf
5. Henderson           rf        O'Neill             rf
6. Ramirez             ss        Diaz                c
7. Bailey              c         Esasky              1b
8. Jackson             3b        Sabo                3b
9. Darwin              p         Rasmussen           p

ASTROS 1ST: Young grounded out (shortstop to first); Hatcher
lined to left; Doran struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Larkin struck out; Treadway grounded out (second to
first); Daniels homered; Davis struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 0, Reds 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Davis flied to left; Henderson singled to center;
Henderson was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop);
Ramirez tripled to left; Bailey lined to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 1.

REDS 2ND: O'Neill singled to center; Diaz grounded into a double
play (shortstop to second to first) [O'Neill out at second];
Esasky struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Jackson flied to center; On a bunt Darwin grounded
out (pitcher to first); Young grounded out (shortstop to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 1.

REDS 3RD: Sabo grounded out (first to pitcher); Rasmussen flied
to left; fan interference; Larkin was hit by a pitch;
Larkin stole second; Treadway walked; Daniels walked [Larkin to
third, Treadway to second]; Davis popped to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 3 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Hatcher grounded out (third to first); Doran popped
to first; Davis was hit by a pitch; Henderson singled to center
[Davis to third]; Ramirez grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 1.

REDS 4TH: O'Neill grounded out (second to first); Diaz homered;
Esasky struck out; Sabo doubled to center; Rasmussen struck out;
1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Bailey popped to first; Jackson singled to
shortstop; Darwin out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second)
[Jackson to second]; Young doubled [Jackson scored]; Hatcher
homered [Young scored]; Doran struck out; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 3, Reds 2.

REDS 5TH: Larkin popped to second; Treadway doubled; Daniels
singled to center [Treadway to third]; Davis popped to second;
O'Neill flied to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Davis walked; Henderson struck out; Ramirez doubled
to right [Davis out at home (right to shortstop to catcher)];
Bailey flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 2.

REDS 6TH: Diaz flied to left; Esasky lined to right; Sabo
singled to right; GARCIA BATTED FOR RASMUSSEN; Sabo stole
second; Garcia flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3,
Reds 2.

ASTROS 7TH: WILLIAMS REPLACED GARCIA (PITCHING); WALLING BATTED
FOR JACKSON; Walling doubled to right; Darwin struck out; Young
doubled to right [Walling scored]; Hatcher grounded out (third
to first) [Young to third]; Doran grounded out (second to
first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Reds 2.

REDS 7TH: WALLING STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); Larkin popped to
first; Treadway grounded out (second to first); Daniels homered;
Davis flied to center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Reds 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Davis flied to center; MURPHY REPLACED WILLIAMS
(PITCHING); PUHL BATTED FOR HENDERSON; Puhl flied to center;
Ramirez struck out but advanced to first on a passed ball;
Bailey walked [Ramirez to second]; Walling flied to center; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Reds 3.

REDS 8TH: PUHL STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); O'Neill grounded out
(second to first); Diaz lined to right; Esasky grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Reds 3.

ASTROS 9TH: BASS BATTED FOR DARWIN; Bass singled to right;
REYNOLDS RAN FOR BASS; Murphy threw a wild pitch [Reynolds to
second]; Young flied to right; Hatcher was walked intentionally;
Doran flied to center; RIJO REPLACED MURPHY (PITCHING); Davis
popped to first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Reds 3.

REDS 9TH: SMITH REPLACED REYNOLDS (PITCHING); Sabo walked;
COLLINS BATTED FOR RIJO; Collins singled to center [Sabo to
third]; On a bunt Larkin singled to second [Sabo stayed at
third, Collins to second]; Treadway forced Sabo (second to
catcher) [Collins to third, Larkin to second]; Daniels singled
to right [Collins scored, Larkin scored, Treadway to second]; 2
R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Reds 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           4  10   0    9
 Reds             5  11   0    9


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