Cincinnati Reds 5, Houston Astros 0
Regular Season Game 3
Played on Wednesday, April 11, 1990 (N) at Astrodome

CIN N    0  1  3    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   5 10  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  4  2
Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Sabo 3b                       4   0   1   1       1   1       0   0
Hatcher lf                    5   1   1   0       0   1       1   0
Larkin ss                     4   1   2   0       1   1       2   5
Davis cf                      5   1   1   1       0   1       3   0
O'Neill rf                    4   1   1   2       1   1       1   0
Benzinger 1b                  3   0   1   1       1   1       9   0
Oliver c                      4   0   1   0       0   0       8   0
Duncan 2b                     4   1   2   0       0   0       2   3
Armstrong p                   2   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
  Mahler p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   5  10   5       4   7      27   9

BATTING - 
2B: Benzinger (1,off Portugal); Davis (2,off Portugal); O'Neill (1,off Portugal);
Duncan (1,off Portugal).
SH: Armstrong (1,off Portugal).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: O'Neill (3,2nd base off Portugal/Biggio); Sabo (2,2nd base off Clancy/Biggio).
CS: O'Neill (2,3rd base by Portugal/Biggio).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Young cf                      4   0   1   0       0   2       3   0
Biggio c                      3   0   1   0       1   0       8   1
Doran 2b                      2   0   1   0       0   0       2   1
  Clancy p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
  Lombardozzi ph              1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Andersen p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Rohde ph                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hernandez p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Agosto p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Davis 1b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       7   1
Stubbs rf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Puhl lf                       3   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Caminiti 3b                   4   0   0   0       0   2       2   2
Ramirez ss                    3   0   1   0       0   1       0   2
Portugal p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Oberkfell 2b                2   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Totals                       31   0   4   0       1   8      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Clancy-Oberkfell.
E: Caminiti 2 (2).

BATTING - 
HBP: Puhl (1,by Armstrong); Rohde (1,by Mahler).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Armstrong W(1-0)              6     3   0   0   1   5   0  23
Mahler SV(1)                  3     1   0   0   0   3   0  11
Totals                        9     4   0   0   1   8   0  34

HBP: Armstrong (1,Puhl); Mahler (1,Rohde).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Portugal L(0-1)               3.1   7   5   4   2   1   0  19
Clancy                        2.2   1   0   0   1   3   0   9
Andersen                      2     1   0   0   1   2   0   8
Hernandez                     0.2   1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Agosto                        0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Totals                        9    10   5   4   4   7   0  41

WP: Clancy (1).

Umpires: HP - Steve Rippley, 1B - Gary Darling, 2B - Bruce Froemming, 3B - Frank Pulli
Time of Game: 2:43   Attendance: 11551


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        Stubbs              rf
6. Benzinger           1b        Puhl                lf
7. Oliver              c         Caminiti            3b
8. Duncan              2b        Ramirez             ss
9. Armstrong           p         Portugal            p

REDS 1ST: Sabo walked; Hatcher grounded out (third to first)
[Sabo to second]; Larkin was called out on strikes; Davis
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Young struck out; Biggio walked; Doran singled to
second [Biggio to second]; Davis popped to first in foul
territory; Stubbs grounded out (second to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

REDS 2ND: O'Neill walked; O'Neill stole second; Benzinger
doubled to left [O'Neill scored]; Oliver singled to center
[Benzinger to third]; Duncan popped to second; Armstrong reached
on a fielder's choice [Benzinger out at home (first to catcher),
Oliver to second]; Sabo grounded out (third unassisted); 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Puhl was hit by a pitch; Caminiti flied to center;
Ramirez singled to right [Puhl to third]; Portugal flied to
right in foul territory; Young forced Ramirez (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 0.

REDS 3RD: Hatcher singled to third; Larkin reached on an error
by Caminiti [Hatcher to second]; Davis doubled to right [Hatcher
scored, Larkin to third]; O'Neill doubled to right [Larkin
scored, Davis scored (unearned)]; Benzinger flied to left in
foul territory; O'Neill was caught stealing third (catcher to
third); Oliver grounded out (shortstop to first); 3 R (2 ER), 3
H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Biggio grounded out (shortstop to first); Doran
popped to second; Davis was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 0.

REDS 4TH: Duncan doubled to center; Armstrong out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to second) [Duncan to third]; Sabo singled to
center [Duncan scored]; CLANCY REPLACED DORAN (PITCHING);
OBERKFELL REPLACED PORTUGAL (PLAYING 2B); Sabo stole second;
Hatcher lined into a double play (pitcher to second) [Sabo out
at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 5, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Stubbs popped to shortstop; Puhl grounded out
(shortstop to first); Caminiti struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Reds 5, Astros 0.

REDS 5TH: Larkin singled to left; Davis struck out; O'Neill
flied to center; Clancy threw a wild pitch [Larkin to second];
Benzinger walked; Oliver lined to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Reds 5, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Ramirez was called out on strikes; Oberkfell
grounded out (pitcher to first); Young singled to right; Biggio
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds
5, Astros 0.

REDS 6TH: Duncan grounded out (pitcher to first); Armstrong was
called out on strikes; Sabo struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Reds 5, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: LOMBARDOZZI BATTED FOR CLANCY; Lombardozzi struck
out; Davis flied to center; Stubbs flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Reds 5, Astros 0.

REDS 7TH: ANDERSEN REPLACED LOMBARDOZZI (PITCHING); Hatcher
struck out; Larkin walked; Davis flied to right [Larkin to
second]; O'Neill flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 5,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: MAHLER REPLACED ARMSTRONG (PITCHING); Puhl grounded
out (shortstop to first); Caminiti popped to shortstop; Ramirez
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 5,
Astros 0.

REDS 8TH: Benzinger struck out; Oliver popped to first in foul
territory; Duncan singled to shortstop; Mahler popped to first;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 5, Astros 0.

ASTROS 8TH: Oberkfell flied to center; Young was called out on
strikes; Biggio singled to center; ROHDE BATTED FOR ANDERSEN;
Rohde was hit by a pitch [Biggio to second]; Davis popped to
first in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 5, Astros 0.

REDS 9TH: HERNANDEZ REPLACED ROHDE (PITCHING); Sabo grounded out
(shortstop to first); Hatcher reached on an error by Caminiti;
Larkin singled to right [Hatcher to second]; Davis forced Larkin
(third to second) [Hatcher to third]; AGOSTO REPLACED HERNANDEZ
(PITCHING); O'Neill struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 5,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 9TH: Stubbs was called out on strikes; Puhl grounded out
(second to first); Caminiti struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Reds 5, Astros 0.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Reds             5  10   0    9
 Astros           0   4   2    7


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