Cincinnati Reds 3, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 9
Played on Wednesday, April 12, 1989 (D) at Astrodome

CIN N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  3  -   3  7  0
HOU N    0  1  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  7  1
Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Larkin ss                     4   0   0   0       1   0       2   4
Sabo 3b                       5   0   1   0       0   0       1   3
Davis cf                      4   1   1   0       0   0       4   0
Daniels lf                    4   1   1   0       0   0       2   0
Benzinger 1b                  3   1   0   0       1   0      10   2
O'Neill rf                    4   0   3   3       0   0       2   0
Reed c                        4   0   0   0       0   1       5   1
Oester 2b                     2   0   0   0       2   0       0   1
Rijo p                        2   0   1   0       0   1       1   1
  Collins ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Dibble p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Youngblood ph               1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Franco p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   3   7   3       4   3      27  12

BATTING - 
2B: O'Neill (3,off Agosto).
IBB: Benzinger (1,by Smith).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: O'Neill 2 (2,2nd base off Rhoden/Trevino,3rd base off Agosto/Trevino);
Oester (1,2nd base off Agosto/Trevino).
CS: O'Neill (1,2nd base by Rhoden/Trevino).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Young cf                      4   0   2   0       0   0       1   0
Reynolds 2b                   4   0   0   0       0   0       0   7
Hatcher lf                    4   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Davis 1b                      4   0   0   0       0   1      14   2
Puhl rf,lf                    3   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
  Doran ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ramirez ss                    4   0   1   0       0   0       3   2
Caminiti 3b                   4   1   1   0       0   2       0   2
Trevino c                     3   0   1   1       0   0       3   1
Rhoden p                      2   0   1   0       0   0       2   1
  Gross ph                    0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Yelding pr                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Andersen p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Smith p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Agosto p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bass rf                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   1   7   1       1   5      27  15

FIELDING - 
E: Davis (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Caminiti (3,off Rijo).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Yelding (1,2nd base by Rijo/Reed).

PITCHING
Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Rijo                          7     6   1   1   1   4   0  27
Dibble W(1-0)                 1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Franco SV(3)                  1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                        9     7   1   1   1   5   0  34

BK: Rijo (1).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Rhoden                        7     5   0   0   1   1   0  26
Andersen                      1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Smith L(0-1)                  0     1   3   2   1   0   0   3
Agosto                        0.2   1   0   0   2   2   0   5
Forsch                        0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        9     7   3   2   4   3   0  38

Smith faced 3 batters in the 9th inning
IBB: Smith (1,Benzinger).

Umpires: HP - Randy Marsh, 1B - Gary Darling, 2B - Harry Wendelstedt, 3B - Ed Montague
Time of Game: 2:36   Attendance: 9723


Starting Lineups:

   Cincinnati Reds               Houston Astros           
1. Larkin              ss        Young               cf
2. Sabo                3b        Reynolds            2b
3. Davis               cf        Hatcher             lf
4. Daniels             lf        Davis               1b
5. Benzinger           1b        Puhl                rf
6. O'Neill             rf        Ramirez             ss
7. Reed                c         Caminiti            3b
8. Oester              2b        Trevino             c
9. Rijo                p         Rhoden              p

REDS 1ST: Larkin lined to right; Sabo singled to left; Davis
forced Sabo (second to shortstop); Daniels grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Young grounded out (shortstop to first); Reynolds
popped to third; Hatcher singled to left; Davis flied to left; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

REDS 2ND: Benzinger grounded out (shortstop to first); O'Neill
singled to center; O'Neill stole second; Reed flied to left;
Oester walked; Rijo was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Puhl was called out on strikes; Ramirez flied to
center; Caminiti doubled to left; Trevino singled to center
[Caminiti scored]; Rhoden grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 1.

REDS 3RD: Larkin flied to left; Sabo grounded out (second to
first); Davis popped to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Young singled to center; Rijo balked [Young to
second]; Reynolds grounded out (first unassisted) [Young to
third]; Hatcher grounded out (third to first); Davis was called
out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 1.

REDS 4TH: Daniels grounded out (second to first); Benzinger
grounded out (first unassisted); O'Neill singled to center;
O'Neill was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Puhl grounded out (pitcher to first); Ramirez flied
to center; Caminiti flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds
0, Astros 1.

REDS 5TH: Reed grounded out (shortstop to first); Oester
grounded out (pitcher to first); Rijo singled to pitcher; Larkin
flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Trevino grounded out (shortstop to first); Rhoden
singled to center; Young singled to center [Rhoden to second];
Reynolds forced Young (first to shortstop) [Rhoden to third];
Hatcher grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Reds 0, Astros 1.

REDS 6TH: Sabo grounded out (second to first); Davis grounded
out (third to first); Daniels singled to center; Benzinger
grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Davis grounded out (third to first); Puhl struck
out; Ramirez grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 1.

REDS 7TH: O'Neill grounded out (first to pitcher); Reed grounded
out (second to first); Oester grounded out (third to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Caminiti struck out; Trevino grounded out (shortstop
to first); GROSS BATTED FOR RHODEN; Gross walked; YELDING RAN
FOR GROSS; Yelding was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 1.

REDS 8TH: ANDERSEN REPLACED YELDING (PITCHING); COLLINS BATTED
FOR RIJO; Collins grounded out (second to first); Larkin popped
to first; Sabo flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: DIBBLE REPLACED COLLINS (PITCHING); Young flied to
right; Reynolds flied to right; Hatcher flied to center; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 1.

REDS 9TH: SMITH REPLACED ANDERSEN (PITCHING); Davis singled to
left; Daniels reached on an error by Davis [Davis to third,
Daniels to second]; Benzinger was walked intentionally; AGOSTO
REPLACED SMITH (PITCHING); O'Neill doubled to center [Davis
scored, Daniels scored (unearned), Benzinger scored]; Reed
struck out; Oester walked; YOUNGBLOOD BATTED FOR DIBBLE;
Youngblood struck out while O'Neill stole third and Oester stole
second; Larkin walked; FORSCH REPLACED HATCHER (PITCHING); PUHL
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); BASS REPLACED AGOSTO (PLAYING
RF); Sabo popped to shortstop; 3 R (2 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 3 LOB. 
Reds 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 9TH: FRANCO REPLACED YOUNGBLOOD (PITCHING); Davis flied
to center; DORAN BATTED FOR PUHL; Doran grounded out (third to
first); Ramirez singled to second; Caminiti struck out; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Reds             3   7   0    8
 Astros           1   7   1    6


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