Cincinnati Reds 5, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 12
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Sunday, April 14, 1996 (D) at Riverfront Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  2    0  1  0  -   3  8  1
CIN N    0  2  0    0  0  3    0  0  x  -   5  8  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hunter cf                     4   0   1   0       0   2       4   0
Biggio 2b                     4   1   2   0       0   0       6   3
Bagwell 1b                    3   0   0   0       0   0       8   1
Bell rf                       4   1   2   0       0   1       1   0
Berry 3b                      3   1   1   1       1   1       0   0
Eusebio c                     4   0   1   2       0   0       4   2
Mouton lf                     3   0   1   0       0   1       1   1
  Cangelosi ph                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Miller ss                     3   0   0   0       0   2       0   5
  Spiers ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Hampton p                     2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Simms ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Small p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Morman p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Kile p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  May ph                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   3   8   3       1   8      24  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Miller-Biggio-Bagwell, Miller-Biggio-Bagwell.
E: Miller (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Bell (5,off Schourek); Berry (5,off Schourek).
3B: Eusebio (1,off Schourek).
HBP: Bagwell (2,by Schourek).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Hunter (4,3rd base off Schourek/Oliver); Biggio (2,2nd base off Schourek/Oliver);
Bell (2,3rd base off Schourek/Oliver).
CS: Mouton (1,2nd base by Schourek/Oliver).

Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Coleman lf                    4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Owens 2b                      3   1   1   0       0   0       1   4
  Branson ph,2b               1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Larkin ss                     4   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Sabo 3b                       2   1   1   0       2   0       1   1
Davis cf                      3   1   1   3       1   2       5   0
Kelly rf                      3   1   1   0       1   0       3   0
Oliver c                      4   1   1   2       0   0       8   1
Harris 1b                     3   0   2   0       0   1       5   0
  Morris 1b                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Schourek p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Brantley p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       28   5   8   5       4   4      27   6

BATTING - 
2B: Larkin (4,off Hampton).
HR: Oliver (1,2nd inning off Hampton 1 on 2 out); Davis (1,6th inning off Hampton
2 on 1 out).
SH: Schourek 2 (3,off Hampton,off Small).
GDP: Larkin (1,off Hampton); Kelly (2,off Hampton).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Owens (3,3rd base off Hampton/Eusebio); Kelly (4,2nd base off Kile/Eusebio).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hampton L(2-1)                6     6   5   4   3   3   2  25
Small                         0.2   1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Morman                        0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Kile                          1     1   0   0   1   0   0   5
Totals                        8     8   5   4   4   4   2  34

WP: Kile (4).

Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Schourek W(3-0)               8     8   3   3   1   7   0  33
Brantley SV(3)                1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     8   3   3   1   8   0  36

HBP: Schourek (2,Bagwell).

Umpires: HP - Mike Winters, 1B - Larry Vanover, 2B - Harry Wendelstedt, 3B - Randy Marsh
Time of Game: 2:33   


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Cincinnati Reds          
1. Hunter              cf        Coleman             lf
2. Biggio              2b        Owens               2b
3. Bagwell             1b        Larkin              ss
4. Bell                rf        Sabo                3b
5. Berry               3b        Davis               cf
6. Eusebio             c         Kelly               rf
7. Mouton              lf        Oliver              c
8. Miller              ss        Harris              1b
9. Hampton             p         Schourek            p

ASTROS 1ST: Hunter singled to left; Biggio singled to center
[Hunter to second]; Bagwell popped to first; Bell struck out
while Hunter stole third and Biggio stole second; Berry struck
out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Coleman flied to center; Owens singled to right;
Larkin grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Owens out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Reds 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Eusebio grounded out (second to first); Mouton
singled to left; Mouton was caught stealing second (catcher to
second); Miller was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 2ND: Sabo singled to left [Sabo out at second (left to
second)]; Davis struck out; Kelly walked; Oliver homered [Kelly
scored]; Harris struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Reds 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Hampton grounded out (second to first); Hunter
struck out; Biggio flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Reds 2.

REDS 3RD: Schourek flied to center; On a bunt Coleman grounded
out (catcher to first); Owens grounded out (shortstop to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Bagwell was hit by a pitch; Bell forced Bagwell
(second to shortstop); Berry walked [Bell to second]; Eusebio
grounded out (second to first) [Bell to third, Berry to second];
Mouton flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 2.

REDS 4TH: Larkin doubled to left; Sabo walked; Davis struck out;
Kelly grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Sabo out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Miller struck out; Hampton flied to right; Hunter
flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 2.

REDS 5TH: Oliver flied to right; Harris singled to right;
Schourek out on a sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Harris to
second]; Coleman grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Biggio singled to left; Bagwell flied to center;
Bell singled to center [Biggio to second]; Berry forced Bell
(shortstop unassisted) [Biggio to third]; Eusebio tripled to
right [Biggio scored, Berry scored]; Mouton struck out; 2 R, 3
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 2.

REDS 6TH: Owens reached on an error by Miller; Larkin grounded
out (pitcher to first) [Owens to second]; Owens stole third;
Sabo walked; Davis homered [Owens scored (unearned), Sabo
scored]; Kelly flied to center; Oliver lined to left; 3 R (2
ER), 1 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 5.

ASTROS 7TH: Miller popped to shortstop; SIMMS BATTED FOR
HAMPTON; Simms grounded out (third to first); Hunter was called
out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 5.

REDS 7TH: SMALL REPLACED SIMMS (PITCHING); Harris singled to
right; Schourek out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to second)
[Harris to second]; Coleman grounded out (second to first)
[Harris to third]; MORMAN REPLACED SMALL (PITCHING); BRANSON
BATTED FOR OWENS; Branson was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 5.

ASTROS 8TH: BRANSON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); MORRIS REPLACED
HARRIS (PLAYING 1B); Biggio flied to center; Bagwell flied to
right; Bell doubled to right; Bell stole third; Berry doubled to
left [Bell scored]; Eusebio flied to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 5.

REDS 8TH: KILE REPLACED MORMAN (PITCHING); Larkin grounded out
(shortstop to first); Sabo flied to center; Davis walked; Kile
threw a wild pitch [Davis to second]; Kelly singled to third
[Davis to third]; Kelly stole second; Oliver popped to second; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 5.

ASTROS 9TH: CANGELOSI BATTED FOR MOUTON; BRANTLEY REPLACED
SCHOUREK (PITCHING); Cangelosi struck out; SPIERS BATTED FOR
MILLER; Spiers flied to left; MAY BATTED FOR KILE; May popped to
third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3   8   1    6
 Reds             5   8   0    5


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