Cincinnati Reds 8, Houston Astros 4 (11 innings)
Regular Season Game 1
Played on Monday, April 9, 1990 (N) at Astrodome

CIN N    0  2  0    0  1  1    0  0  0    0  4  -   8 12  0
HOU N    0  4  0    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  -   4 10  1
Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Sabo 3b                       5   1   1   0       1   1       0   3
Hatcher lf                    6   0   2   0       0   1       3   1
Larkin ss                     6   1   2   3       0   1       0   6
Davis cf                      6   0   1   1       0   0       2   0
O'Neill rf                    5   1   1   0       1   0       2   0
Benzinger 1b                  4   0   0   0       1   1       9   0
  Myers p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Oliver c                      4   2   2   0       1   0      10   2
  Roomes pr                   0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Reed c                      0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Duncan 2b                     4   1   2   3       0   1       3   0
  Dibble p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Morris 1b                   1   1   1   0       0   0       2   0
Browning p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Griffey ph                  0   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
  Layana p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Winningham ph               1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Charlton p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Oester 2b                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       44   8  12   8       4   5      33  13

BATTING - 
2B: Oliver (1,off Scott).
3B: Larkin (1,off Kerfeld).
HR: Duncan (1,2nd inning off Scott 1 on 2 out).
SH: Oester (1,off Kerfeld).
SF: Griffey (1,off Scott).
IBB: Sabo (1,by Kerfeld).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: O'Neill 2 (2,2nd base off Scott/Biggio,2nd base off Andersen/Biggio); Hatcher
(1,2nd base off Andersen/Biggio); Sabo (1,2nd base off Smith/Biggio).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Young cf                      6   0   1   1       0   1       3   0
Biggio c                      6   0   0   0       0   3       5   1
Doran 2b                      4   0   1   0       2   1       1   1
Davis 1b                      1   1   0   0       2   1      12   0
Wilson rf                     6   1   1   0       0   1       4   0
Anthony lf                    1   1   0   0       1   0       1   0
  Stubbs lf                   4   0   3   0       0   1       3   0
Caminiti 3b                   4   0   0   1       0   1       3   0
Ramirez ss                    5   1   4   1       0   1       1   4
Scott p                       1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Schatzeder p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lombardozzi ph              0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Andersen p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Rohde ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Smith p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Oberkfell ph                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Kerfeld p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Agosto p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       40   4  10   3       6  13      33   6

FIELDING - 
E: Ramirez (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Wilson (1,off Browning); Young (1,off Browning); Stubbs (1,off Charlton).
SH: Scott (1,off Browning); Caminiti (1,off Charlton).
HBP: Davis 3 (3,by Browning 2,by Myers).
IBB: Davis (1,by Dibble).
Team LOB: 14.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Stubbs (1,2nd base off Dibble/Oliver); Ramirez (1,2nd base off Myers/Oliver).

PITCHING
Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Browning                      4     5   4   4   1   2   0  19
Layana                        1     0   0   0   1   1   0   4
Charlton                      2.2   3   0   0   1   4   0  12
Dibble                        1.2   2   0   0   2   3   0   9
Myers W(1-0)                  1.2   0   0   0   1   3   0   7
Totals                       11    10   4   4   6  13   0  51

WP: Browning (1).
BK: Dibble (1).
HBP: Browning 2 (2,Davis 2); Myers (1,Davis).
IBB: Dibble (1,Davis).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Scott                         5.2   7   4   4   2   1   1  26
Schatzeder                    0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Andersen                      2     2   0   0   0   2   0   8
Smith                         2     0   0   0   0   1   0   7
Kerfeld L(0-1)                0.2   3   4   4   2   1   0   7
Agosto                        0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                       11    12   8   8   4   5   1  50

IBB: Kerfeld (1,Sabo).

Umpires: HP - Bruce Froemming, 1B - Frank Pulli, 2B - Steve Rippley, 3B - Gary Darling
Time of Game: 3:38   Attendance: 40957


Starting Lineups:

   Cincinnati Reds               Houston Astros           
1. Sabo                3b        Young               cf
2. Hatcher             lf        Biggio              c
3. Larkin              ss        Doran               2b
4. Davis               cf        Davis               1b
5. O'Neill             rf        Wilson              rf
6. Benzinger           1b        Anthony             lf
7. Oliver              c         Caminiti            3b
8. Duncan              2b        Ramirez             ss
9. Browning            p         Scott               p

REDS 1ST: Sabo struck out; Hatcher flied out to left; Larkin
singled to center; Davis popped to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Young lined to center; Biggio struck out; Doran
singled to left [Doran out at second (left to second)]; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

REDS 2ND: O'Neill popped to third; Benzinger grounded out
(shortstop to first); Oliver singled to left; Duncan homered
[Oliver scored]; Browning flied to right; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Reds 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Davis was hit by a pitch; Wilson doubled to center
[Davis to third]; Anthony walked; Browning threw a wild pitch
[Davis scored, Wilson to third, Anthony to second]; Caminiti
grounded out (shortstop to first) [Wilson scored]; Ramirez
singled to right [Anthony scored]; Scott out on a sacrifice bunt
(first unassisted) [Ramirez to second]; Young doubled to left
[Ramirez scored]; Biggio flied out to left; 4 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 4.

REDS 3RD: Sabo flied to center; Hatcher popped to second; Larkin
grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 2,
Astros 4.

ASTROS 3RD: Doran grounded out (third to first); Davis was hit
by a pitch; Wilson flied to center; Anthony flied to left; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 4.

REDS 4TH: STUBBS REPLACED ANTHONY (PLAYING LF); Davis lined to
center; O'Neill flied out to left; Benzinger popped to third in
foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 4.

ASTROS 4TH: Caminiti grounded out (shortstop to first); Ramirez
singled to right; Scott struck out; Young forced Ramirez
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 4.

REDS 5TH: Oliver doubled to center; Duncan grounded out (first
unassisted) [Oliver to third]; GRIFFEY BATTED FOR BROWNING;
Griffey hit a sacrifice fly to right [Oliver scored]; Sabo
singled to center; Hatcher singled to right [Sabo to third];
Larkin popped to first; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 4.

ASTROS 5TH: LAYANA REPLACED GRIFFEY (PITCHING); Biggio struck
out; Debut game for Tim Layana; Doran lined to left;
Davis walked; Wilson forced Davis (shortstop to second); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 4.

REDS 6TH: Davis grounded out (shortstop to first); O'Neill
walked; O'Neill stole second; Benzinger walked; Oliver lined to
left; Duncan singled to center [O'Neill scored, Benzinger to
third, Duncan to second (on throw)]; SCHATZEDER REPLACED SCOTT
(PITCHING); WINNINGHAM BATTED FOR LAYANA; Winningham grounded
out (first unassisted); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 4.

ASTROS 6TH: CHARLTON REPLACED WINNINGHAM (PITCHING); Stubbs
singled to right; Caminiti out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to
first) [Stubbs to second]; Ramirez struck out; LOMBARDOZZI
BATTED FOR SCHATZEDER; Lombardozzi walked; Young was called out
on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 4.

REDS 7TH: ANDERSEN REPLACED LOMBARDOZZI (PITCHING); Sabo flied
to center; Hatcher singled to shortstop; Larkin struck out;
Hatcher stole second; Davis popped to first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 4.

ASTROS 7TH: Biggio grounded out (shortstop to first); Doran
struck out; Davis struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 4,
Astros 4.

REDS 8TH: O'Neill singled to shortstop; O'Neill stole second;
Benzinger grounded out (second to first) [O'Neill to third];
Oliver flied to right; Duncan struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Reds 4, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: Wilson flied out to right; Stubbs doubled to center;
Caminiti grounded out (shortstop to first); Ramirez singled to
third [Stubbs to third]; DIBBLE REPLACED DUNCAN (PITCHING);
OESTER REPLACED CHARLTON (PLAYING 2B); ROHDE BATTED FOR
ANDERSEN; Rohde struck out; Debut game for Dave Rohde; 0
R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 4.

REDS 9TH: SMITH REPLACED ROHDE (PITCHING); Oester grounded out
(shortstop to first); Sabo reached on an error by Ramirez [Sabo
to first]; Sabo stole second; Hatcher grounded out (shortstop to
first); Larkin flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 4,
Astros 4.

ASTROS 9TH: Young flied to right; Biggio struck out (catcher to
first); Doran walked; Dibble balked [Doran to second]; Davis was
walked intentionally; Wilson grounded out (third to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 4.

REDS 10TH: Davis lined to right; O'Neill grounded out (first
unassisted); Benzinger struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds
4, Astros 4.

ASTROS 10TH: Stubbs singled to right; Caminiti struck out while
Stubbs stole second; Ramirez singled to center [Stubbs to
third]; MYERS REPLACED BENZINGER (PITCHING); MORRIS REPLACED
DIBBLE (PLAYING 1B); OBERKFELL BATTED FOR SMITH; Ramirez stole
second; Oberkfell struck out; Young grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 4.

REDS 11TH: KERFELD REPLACED OBERKFELL (PITCHING); Oliver walked;
ROOMES RAN FOR OLIVER; Morris singled to left [Roomes to
second]; Oester out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to first)
[Roomes to third, Morris to second]; Sabo was walked
intentionally; Hatcher struck out; Larkin tripled to right
[Roomes scored, Morris scored, Sabo scored]; Davis singled to
shortstop [Larkin scored]; AGOSTO REPLACED KERFELD (PITCHING);
O'Neill popped to third in foul territory; 4 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Reds 8, Astros 4.

ASTROS 11TH: REED REPLACED ROOMES (PLAYING C ); Biggio grounded
out (third to first); Doran walked; Davis was hit by a pitch
[Doran to second]; Wilson struck out; Stubbs struck out; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 8, Astros 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Reds             8  12   0    9
 Astros           4  10   1   14


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