Houston Astros 9, Cincinnati Reds 3
Regular Season Game 8
Played on Thursday, April 14, 1988 (N) at Astrodome

CIN N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  2  -   3 10  2
HOU N    3  0  0    4  0  0    2  0  x  -   9 13  0
Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Larkin ss                     4   0   3   1       0   0       2   4
Treadway 2b                   4   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
Daniels lf                    4   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Davis cf                      4   1   1   0       0   3       0   0
O'Neill rf                    4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Diaz c                        3   0   1   0       0   1       2   1
  McGriff c                   1   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Esasky 1b                     4   0   1   1       0   0      12   0
Sabo 3b                       4   1   1   0       0   0       2   5
Rasmussen p                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Williams p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Garcia ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Perry p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Collins ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Rijo p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   3  10   2       0   5      24  14

FIELDING - 
E: Larkin (3), Sabo (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Sabo (3,off Darwin).
GDP: Daniels (3,off Darwin); Sabo (1,off Camacho).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Larkin (8,2nd base off Darwin/Ashby).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Young cf                      5   1   2   0       0   1       4   0
Hatcher lf                    4   2   1   0       1   0       1   0
Doran 2b                      5   2   2   2       0   0       2   3
Davis 1b                      4   1   3   5       0   0       8   2
  Reynolds pr,1b              0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Bass rf                       3   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
  Puhl rf                     1   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Ashby c                       4   1   1   0       0   0       5   0
Ramirez ss                    4   1   1   0       0   0       2   3
Jackson 3b                    3   0   1   1       1   1       0   3
Darwin p                      4   1   1   1       0   1       1   0
  Camacho p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   9  13   9       2   3      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Davis-Ramirez-Davis, Jackson-Doran-Reynolds.

BATTING - 
2B: Darwin (1,off Rasmussen); Doran 2 (2,off Rasmussen,off Perry); Jackson
(1,off Perry).
HR: Davis (5,1st inning off Rasmussen 2 on 1 out).
IBB: Jackson (1,by Rasmussen).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Hatcher (2,2nd base off Rasmussen/Diaz).
CS: Young (2,3rd base by Rasmussen/Diaz).

PITCHING
Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Rasmussen L(0-1)              3.2   9   7   7   2   0   1  21
Williams                      0.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   2
Perry                         3     3   2   1   0   2   0  13
Rijo                          1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        8    13   9   8   2   3   1  39

BK: Rasmussen (1).
IBB: Rasmussen (1,Jackson).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Darwin W(1-0)                 8.1  10   3   3   0   5   0  34
Camacho                       0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        9    10   3   3   0   5   0  35

BK: Darwin (1).

Umpires: HP - Jim Quick, 1B - Eric Gregg, 2B - Dave Pallone, 3B - John Kibler
Time of Game: 2:29   Attendance: 17835


Starting Lineups:

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

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

ASTROS 1ST: Young singled to third [Young to second (error by
Sabo)]; On a bunt Hatcher singled to first [Young to third];
Hatcher stole second; Doran lined to second; Davis homered
[Young scored, Hatcher scored]; Bass singled to left; Ashby
singled to center [Bass to second]; Ramirez grounded out (third
to first) [Bass to third, Ashby to second]; Jackson was walked
intentionally; Darwin grounded out (third to first); 3 R, 5 H, 1
E, 3 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 3.

REDS 2ND: Davis struck out; O'Neill was called out on strikes;
Diaz struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 2ND: Young singled to center; Hatcher grounded out
(pitcher to first) [Young to second]; Young was caught stealing
third (catcher to third); Doran popped to catcher; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 3.

REDS 3RD: Esasky grounded out (shortstop to first); Sabo flied
to right; Rasmussen grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Davis grounded out (shortstop to first); Bass
grounded out (second to first); Ashby grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 3.

REDS 4TH: Larkin singled to center; Treadway grounded out (first
unassisted) [Larkin to second]; Daniels grounded out (second to
first) [Larkin to third]; Davis struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Ramirez singled to left; Rasmussen balked [Ramirez
to second]; Jackson grounded out (third to first); Darwin
doubled to left [Ramirez scored]; Young lined to right; Hatcher
walked; Doran doubled to center [Darwin scored, Hatcher scored];
WILLIAMS REPLACED RASMUSSEN (PITCHING); Davis singled to center
[Doran scored]; Bass grounded out (second to first); 4 R, 4 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 7.

REDS 5TH: PUHL REPLACED BASS (PLAYING RF); O'Neill singled to
center; Diaz singled to left [O'Neill to second]; Esasky flied
to right; Sabo popped to shortstop; GARCIA BATTED FOR WILLIAMS;
Garcia grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Reds 0, Astros 7.

ASTROS 5TH: PERRY REPLACED GARCIA (PITCHING); Ashby lined to
shortstop; Ramirez popped to shortstop; Jackson struck out; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 7.

REDS 6TH: Larkin singled to center; Treadway flied to center;
Daniels grounded into a double play (first to shortstop to
first) [Larkin out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0,
Astros 7.

ASTROS 6TH: Darwin grounded out (shortstop to first); Young
grounded out (pitcher to first); Hatcher grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 7.

REDS 7TH: Davis was called out on strikes; O'Neill grounded out
(first to pitcher); Diaz grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 7.

ASTROS 7TH: MCGRIFF REPLACED DIAZ (PLAYING C ); Doran doubled to
left; Davis singled to left [Doran scored]; REYNOLDS RAN FOR
DAVIS; Puhl popped to catcher; Ashby forced Reynolds (third to
second); Ramirez reached on an error by Larkin [Ashby to second,
Ramirez to first]; Jackson doubled to left [Ashby scored
(unearned), Ramirez to third]; Darwin struck out; 2 R (1 ER), 3
H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 9.

REDS 8TH: REYNOLDS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); Esasky flied to
center; Sabo doubled to right; COLLINS BATTED FOR PERRY; Collins
flied to right; Larkin singled to center [Sabo scored]; Larkin
stole second; Treadway flied to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Reds 1, Astros 9.

ASTROS 8TH: RIJO REPLACED COLLINS (PITCHING); Young struck out;
Hatcher grounded out (shortstop to first); Doran popped to
third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 9.

REDS 9TH: Daniels singled to center; Davis singled to left
[Daniels to second]; O'Neill flied to center [Daniels to third];
Darwin balked [Daniels scored, Davis to second]; McGriff singled
to center [Davis to third]; Esasky singled to left [Davis
scored, McGriff to second]; CAMACHO REPLACED DARWIN (PITCHING);
Sabo grounded into a double play (third to second to first)
[Esasky out at second]; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 9.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Reds             3  10   2    5
 Astros           9  13   0    6


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