Cincinnati Reds 7, Houston Astros 5
Regular Season Game 146
Played on Thursday, September 15, 1988 (N) at Riverfront Stadium

HOU N    0  1  0    1  0  3    0  0  0  -   5 10  1
CIN N    2  0  3    1  0  0    0  1  x  -   7 10  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Young cf                      5   0   2   0       0   1       2   1
Doran 2b                      4   0   1   0       1   0       4   1
Bass rf                       4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Davis 1b                      4   2   2   0       0   0       5   1
Bell 3b                       1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Caminiti 3b                 3   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Hatcher lf                    3   2   1   2       1   0       1   0
Ramirez ss                    4   0   2   2       0   1       1   3
Biggio c                      2   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
  Darwin p                    1   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Pankovits ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Forsch p                      1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Trevino c                   3   0   1   0       0   0       6   1
Totals                       36   5  10   5       2   5      24   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Young-Davis, Ramirez-Doran-Davis.
E: Caminiti (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Ramirez (28,off Charlton); Young (20,off Charlton).
HR: Hatcher (6,6th inning off Charlton 1 on 1 out); Darwin (1,6th inning off
Charlton 0 on 2 out).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Young (24,2nd base by Charlton/Reed).

Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Larkin ss                     5   1   2   2       0   1       3   4
Sabo 3b                       4   1   2   0       0   1       0   2
Daniels lf                    2   1   0   0       2   1       1   0
Davis cf                      4   1   1   2       0   2       2   0
O'Neill rf                    4   1   1   1       0   1       5   0
Esasky 1b                     4   0   2   1       0   1       9   1
  Harris pr                   0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Concepcion 1b               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Reed c                        3   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
  Dibble p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Winningham ph               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Franco p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Oester 2b                     4   1   1   0       0   0       2   2
Charlton p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   3
  McClendon c                 1   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
Totals                       32   7  10   6       3   8      27  12

BATTING - 
2B: O'Neill (24,off Forsch); Oester (6,off Forsch); Larkin (29,off Forsch).
HR: Larkin (11,3rd inning off Forsch 0 on 0 out).
SH: Charlton (2,off Forsch); Winningham (3,off Darwin).
GDP: Larkin (6,off Darwin).
IBB: Daniels (10,by Darwin).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Sabo 2 (46,3rd base off Forsch/Biggio,2nd base off Forsch/Biggio); Daniels
(27,2nd base off Forsch/Biggio); Harris (1,2nd base off Darwin/Trevino);
McClendon (4,2nd base off Darwin/Trevino).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Forsch L(10-5)                3     8   6   6   1   2   1  19
Darwin                        5     2   1   0   2   6   0  18
Totals                        8    10   7   6   3   8   1  37

Forsch faced 3 batters in the 4th inning
IBB: Darwin (7,Daniels).

Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Charlton W(2-4)               5.2   9   5   5   1   3   2  26
Dibble                        2.1   0   0   0   1   2   0   8
Franco SV(34)                 1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        9    10   5   5   2   5   2  38


Umpires: HP - Joe West, 1B - Paul Runge, 2B - Bob Engel, 3B - Greg Bonin
Ejections: Buddy Bell by Greg Bonin [Call at 3B (Reversed)]
Time of Game: 2:37   Attendance: 17610


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Cincinnati Reds          
1. Young               cf        Larkin              ss
2. Doran               2b        Sabo                3b
3. Bass                rf        Daniels             lf
4. Davis               1b        Davis               cf
5. Bell                3b        O'Neill             rf
6. Hatcher             lf        Esasky              1b
7. Ramirez             ss        Reed                c
8. Biggio              c         Oester              2b
9. Forsch              p         Charlton            p

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

REDS 1ST: Larkin grounded out (shortstop to first); Sabo singled
to shortstop; Daniels walked [Sabo to second]; Sabo stole third
and Daniels stole second; Davis singled to right [Sabo scored,
Daniels scored]; O'Neill flied out to center; Esasky forced
Davis (shortstop to second); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Reds 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Davis flied out to right; Bell was called out on
strikes; Hatcher walked; Ramirez doubled to left [Hatcher
scored]; Biggio grounded out (pitcher to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 2.

REDS 2ND: Reed lined to second; Oester grounded out (first to
pitcher); Charlton was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Forsch flied out to center; Young doubled to right;
Doran grounded out (shortstop to first); Bass grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 2.

REDS 3RD: Larkin homered; Sabo singled to left; Sabo stole
second; Daniels struck out; Davis reached on a fielder's choice
[Sabo out at third (third unassisted)]; Buddy Bell ejected by
3B umpire Greg Bonin for arguing tag play at 3B; the call was
reversed from safe to out after ejection; CAMINITI REPLACED
BELL (PLAYING 3B); O'Neill doubled to right [Davis scored];
Esasky singled to left [O'Neill scored]; Reed flied out to left;
3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 5.

ASTROS 4TH: Davis singled to left; Caminiti grounded out (third
to first) [Davis to second]; Hatcher grounded out (pitcher to
first); Ramirez singled to center [Davis scored]; Biggio
grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2,
Reds 5.

REDS 4TH: Oester doubled; Charlton reached on a fielder's choice
on a sacrifice bunt [Oester to third]; Larkin doubled [Oester
scored, Charlton to third]; DARWIN REPLACED BIGGIO (PITCHING);
TREVINO REPLACED FORSCH (PLAYING C ); Sabo grounded out (third
to first); Daniels was walked intentionally; Davis struck out;
O'Neill made an out to shortstop; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros
2, Reds 6.

ASTROS 5TH: Trevino flied to left; Young singled to right; Young
was picked off and caught stealing second (pitcher to first to
shortstop); Doran singled; Bass was called out on strikes; 0 R,
2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 6.

REDS 5TH: Esasky struck out; Reed singled to left; Oester hit
into a double play (center to first) [Reed out at second]; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 6.

ASTROS 6TH: Davis singled to second; Caminiti made an out to
second; Hatcher homered [Davis scored]; Ramirez struck out;
Darwin homered; DIBBLE REPLACED REED (PITCHING); MCCLENDON
REPLACED CHARLTON (PLAYING C ); Trevino flied out to right; 3 R,
3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Reds 6.

REDS 6TH: McClendon walked; Larkin grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [McClendon out at second]; Sabo
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Reds 6.

ASTROS 7TH: Young struck out; Doran walked; Bass made an out to
shortstop; Davis flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 5, Reds 6.

REDS 7TH: Daniels lined to right; Davis struck out; O'Neill
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Reds 6.

ASTROS 8TH: Caminiti struck out; Hatcher flied out to center;
Ramirez flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Reds 6.

REDS 8TH: Esasky singled to center; HARRIS RAN FOR ESASKY;
WINNINGHAM BATTED FOR DIBBLE; Harris stole second; Winningham
out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to first) [Harris to third];
Oester made an out to second; McClendon reached on an error by
Caminiti [Harris scored (unearned) (no RBI)]; McClendon stole
second; Larkin was called out on strikes; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 5, Reds 7.

ASTROS 9TH: CONCEPCION REPLACED HARRIS (PLAYING 1B); FRANCO
REPLACED WINNINGHAM (PITCHING); PANKOVITS BATTED FOR DARWIN;
Pankovits flied out to right; Trevino singled to center; Young
forced Trevino (shortstop to second); Doran made an out to
shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Reds 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5  10   1    6
 Reds             7  10   0    6


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