Cincinnati Reds 2, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 68
Played on Monday, June 20, 1988 (N) at Astrodome

CIN N    0  0  0    0  0  2    0  0  0  -   2  8  1
HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  5  0
Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Larkin ss                     5   1   3   1       0   1       3   5
Sabo 3b                       4   1   1   0       1   0       1   1
Jones rf                      3   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Esasky 1b                     2   0   0   1       1   2       8   1
McClendon lf                  3   0   1   0       1   0       2   0
Milner cf                     4   0   2   0       0   0       2   0
Concepcion 2b                 4   0   1   0       0   1       3   3
  Franco p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
McGriff c                     4   0   0   0       0   1       7   0
Browning p                    3   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Treadway 2b                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       33   2   8   2       4   7      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Concepcion-Larkin-Esasky, Concepcion-Esasky.
E: Esasky (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Sabo (24,off Deshaies).
HR: Larkin (6,6th inning off Deshaies 0 on 0 out).
SF: Esasky (2,off Deshaies).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Sabo 2 (21,2nd base off Deshaies/Trevino,3rd base off Deshaies/Trevino);
Jones (9,2nd base off Deshaies/Trevino); McClendon (2,3rd base off Deshaies/Trevino);
Milner (1,2nd base off Deshaies/Trevino).
CS: Milner (1,2nd base by Deshaies/Trevino).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Young cf                      3   0   1   0       1   0       5   0
Hatcher lf                    4   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
Doran 2b                      3   0   1   0       1   0       0   2
Bass rf                       4   1   1   1       0   0       3   0
Bell 3b,1b                    4   0   1   0       0   0       1   1
Ramirez ss                    3   0   1   0       0   0       4   0
Trevino c                     3   0   0   0       0   1       8   0
Reynolds 1b                   2   0   0   0       0   2       2   1
  Pankovits ph                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Jackson 3b                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Deshaies p                    2   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
  Henderson ph                0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Agosto p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   1   5   1       3   7      27   6

BATTING - 
HR: Bass (6,4th inning off Browning 0 on 2 out).
GDP: Trevino (4,off Browning).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Young (10,2nd base by Browning/McGriff).

PITCHING
Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Browning W(6-3)               7.2   5   1   1   3   6   1  28
Franco SV(9)                  1.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                        9     5   1   1   3   7   1  32


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Deshaies L(4-5)               8     8   2   2   4   5   1  35
Agosto                        1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Totals                        9     8   2   2   4   7   1  38


Umpires: HP - Jim Quick, 1B - Tom Hallion, 2B - John Kibler, 3B - Eric Gregg
Time of Game: 2:44   Attendance: 18889


Starting Lineups:

   Cincinnati Reds               Houston Astros           
1. Larkin              ss        Young               cf
2. Sabo                3b        Hatcher             lf
3. Jones               rf        Doran               2b
4. Esasky              1b        Bass                rf
5. McClendon           lf        Bell                3b
6. Milner              cf        Ramirez             ss
7. Concepcion          2b        Trevino             c
8. McGriff             c         Reynolds            1b
9. Browning            p         Deshaies            p

REDS 1ST: Larkin singled to left; Sabo forced Larkin (second to
shortstop); Sabo stole second; Jones walked; Esasky struck out;
Sabo stole third and Jones stole second; McClendon popped to
shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

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

REDS 2ND: Milner singled to left; Milner was caught stealing
second (pitcher to first to shortstop); Concepcion flied to
center; McGriff struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Bell popped to shortstop; Ramirez singled to
shortstop; Trevino grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [Ramirez out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

REDS 3RD: Browning popped to catcher; Larkin flied to center;
Sabo popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros
0.

ASTROS 3RD: Reynolds struck out; Deshaies was called out on
strikes; Young grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

REDS 4TH: Jones flied to center; Esasky walked; McClendon flied
to right; Milner flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Hatcher popped to third; Doran flied to center; Bass
homered; Bell flied to center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0,
Astros 1.

REDS 5TH: Concepcion grounded out (third to first); McGriff
flied to right; Browning was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Ramirez grounded out (second to first); Trevino
grounded out (shortstop to first); Reynolds was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 1.

REDS 6TH: Larkin homered; Sabo doubled to left; Jones flied to
right [Sabo to third]; Esasky out on a sacrifice fly to left
[Sabo scored]; McClendon singled to right; Milner singled to
left [McClendon to second]; McClendon stole third and Milner
stole second; Concepcion struck out; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds
2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Deshaies was called out on strikes; Young walked;
Young was picked off and caught stealing second (pitcher to
first to second); Esasky dropped a foul fly hit by Hatcher for
an error; Hatcher flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 2,
Astros 1.

REDS 7TH: McGriff flied to left; Browning grounded out (second
to first); Larkin singled to left; Sabo walked [Larkin to
second]; Jones flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 2,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Doran singled to center; Bass lined into a double
play (second to second to first) [Doran out at first]; Bell
singled to left; Ramirez popped to second; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Reds 2, Astros 1.

REDS 8TH: Esasky struck out; McClendon walked; Milner flied to
center; Concepcion singled to left [McClendon to second];
McGriff flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Trevino was called out on strikes; PANKOVITS BATTED
FOR REYNOLDS; Pankovits struck out; HENDERSON BATTED FOR
DESHAIES; Henderson walked; Young singled to left [Henderson to
second]; FRANCO REPLACED CONCEPCION (PITCHING); TREADWAY
REPLACED BROWNING (PLAYING 2B); Hatcher struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 1.

REDS 9TH: AGOSTO REPLACED HENDERSON (PITCHING); JACKSON REPLACED
PANKOVITS (PLAYING 3B); BELL CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B);
Treadway struck out; Larkin struck out; Sabo grounded out (third
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 9TH: Doran flied to left; Bass popped to shortstop; Bell
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds
2, Astros 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Reds             2   8   1    9
 Astros           1   5   0    4


Data courtesy of Retrosheet