Houston Astros 7, Cincinnati Reds 5
Regular Season Game 18
Played on Sunday, April 21, 1996 (D) at Astrodome

CIN N    0  0  0    0  0  2    0  2  1  -   5 14  0
HOU N    1  2  0    1  0  0    0  3  x  -   7 11  2
Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Coleman lf                    5   2   2   0       0   1       2   0
Larkin ss                     5   1   2   1       0   1       0   1
Boone 2b                      5   2   3   1       0   2       4   3
Davis cf                      5   0   2   0       0   2       3   0
Sabo 3b                       2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Salkeld p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Howard ph                   1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Shaw p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Anthony ph,rf               2   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Morris 1b                     4   0   0   0       1   1       8   0
Oliver rf                     3   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Harris ph                   1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Brantley p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Taubensee c                   3   0   1   0       1   1       5   1
Burba p                       1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Branson 3b                  3   0   1   0       0   0       1   2
Totals                       40   5  14   5       2   9      24   9

BATTING - 
2B: Howard (1,off Hampton).
HR: Larkin (4,8th inning off Dougherty 0 on 0 out).
GDP: Burba (1,off Hampton).
IBB: Taubensee (1,by Jones).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Coleman (5,3rd base off Hampton/Wilkins).
CS: Coleman (2,2nd base by Hampton/Wilkins).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hunter cf                     5   2   3   0       0   0       3   0
Biggio 2b                     3   0   2   1       2   0       4   2
Bagwell 1b                    3   1   1   1       2   0       5   3
Bell rf                       3   1   1   4       1   1       0   0
Wilkins c                     5   0   0   0       0   2       9   1
May lf                        4   1   1   1       0   1       0   0
  Dougherty p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Morman p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Jones p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Spiers 3b                     4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Gutierrez ss                  4   1   2   0       0   0       2   1
Hampton p                     1   1   1   0       1   0       1   1
  Cangelosi lf                1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       33   7  11   7       6   5      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Bagwell-Gutierrez-Biggio.
E: Bagwell (2), Bell (2).

BATTING - 
HR: May (1,2nd inning off Burba 0 on 0 out); Bell (3,8th inning off Brantley
2 on 2 out).
SH: Hampton (3,off Burba).
SF: Bell (1,off Burba).
Team LOB: 10.

PITCHING
Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Burba                         3.2   6   4   4   5   3   1  22
Salkeld                       1.1   1   0   0   1   0   0   6
Shaw                          2     1   0   0   0   1   0   7
Brantley L(0-1)               1     3   3   3   0   1   1   6
Totals                        8    11   7   7   6   5   2  41


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hampton                       7     8   2   0   0   6   0  28
Dougherty                     0.1   2   2   2   0   1   1   3
Morman                        0.1   0   0   0   1   0   0   2
Jones W(3-0)                  1.1   4   1   1   1   2   0   9
Totals                        9    14   5   3   2   9   1  42

WP: Hampton (2).
IBB: Jones (1,Taubensee).

Umpires: HP - Steve Rippley, 1B - Charlie Williams, 2B - Angel Hernandez, 3B - Bruce Froemming
Time of Game: 3:06   Attendance: 27845


Starting Lineups:

   Cincinnati Reds               Houston Astros           
1. Coleman             lf        Hunter              cf
2. Larkin              ss        Biggio              2b
3. Boone               2b        Bagwell             1b
4. Davis               cf        Bell                rf
5. Sabo                3b        Wilkins             c
6. Morris              1b        May                 lf
7. Oliver              rf        Spiers              3b
8. Taubensee           c         Gutierrez           ss
9. Burba               p         Hampton             p

REDS 1ST: Coleman struck out; Larkin popped to second; Boone
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Hunter singled to center; Biggio walked [Hunter to
second]; Bagwell grounded out (pitcher to first) [Hunter to
third, Biggio to second]; Bell out on a sacrifice fly to center
[Hunter scored]; Wilkins struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds
0, Astros 1.

REDS 2ND: Davis singled to center; Sabo grounded out (pitcher to
first) [Davis to second]; Morris struck out; Oliver lined to
shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: May homered; On a bunt Spiers grounded out (catcher
to first); Gutierrez grounded out (second to first); Hampton
singled to shortstop; Hunter singled to right [Hampton to
third]; Biggio walked [Hunter to second]; Bagwell walked
[Hampton scored, Hunter to third, Biggio to second]; Bell struck
out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 3.

REDS 3RD: Taubensee singled to center; On a bunt Burba grounded
into a double play (first to shortstop to second) [Taubensee out
at second]; Coleman singled to shortstop; Coleman was caught
stealing second (catcher to second); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds
0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Wilkins grounded out (shortstop to first); May
struck out; Spiers grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 3.

REDS 4TH: Larkin singled to center; Boone struck out; Davis
singled to right [Larkin to third]; Sabo popped to second;
Morris grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Reds 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Gutierrez singled to center; Hampton out on a
sacrifice bunt (second unassisted) [Gutierrez to second]; Hunter
grounded out (third to first); Biggio singled to center
[Gutierrez scored]; Bagwell walked [Biggio to second]; Bell
walked [Biggio to third, Bagwell to second]; BRANSON REPLACED
BURBA (PLAYING 3B); SALKELD REPLACED SABO (PITCHING); Wilkins
popped to second; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 4.

REDS 5TH: Oliver was called out on strikes; Taubensee struck
out; Branson popped to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0,
Astros 4.

ASTROS 5TH: May flied to left; Spiers popped to second;
Gutierrez singled to shortstop; Hampton walked [Gutierrez to
second]; Hunter flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 0,
Astros 4.

REDS 6TH: Coleman reached on an error by Bagwell; Hampton threw
a wild pitch [Coleman to second]; Larkin lined to center;
Coleman stole third; Boone singled to right [Coleman scored
(unearned)]; Davis flied to center; HOWARD BATTED FOR SALKELD;
Howard doubled to left [Boone scored (unearned)]; Morris
grounded out (second to first); 2 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Reds 2, Astros 4.

ASTROS 6TH: SHAW REPLACED HOWARD (PITCHING); Biggio singled to
center; Bagwell flied to center; Bell forced Biggio (third to
second); Wilkins flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 2,
Astros 4.

REDS 7TH: Oliver grounded out (second to first); Taubensee
grounded out (first to pitcher); Branson singled to left;
Coleman flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 4.

ASTROS 7TH: May grounded out (second to first); Spiers struck
out; Gutierrez grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 4.

REDS 8TH: CANGELOSI REPLACED HAMPTON (PLAYING LF); DOUGHERTY
REPLACED MAY (PITCHING); Larkin homered; Boone singled to
center; Davis was called out on strikes; MORMAN REPLACED
DOUGHERTY (PITCHING); ANTHONY BATTED FOR SHAW; Anthony grounded
out (pitcher to first) [Boone to second]; Morris walked; HARRIS
BATTED FOR OLIVER; JONES REPLACED MORMAN (PITCHING); Harris
singled to center [Boone scored, Morris to third, Harris to
second]; Taubensee was walked intentionally; Branson grounded
out (first to pitcher); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: BRANTLEY REPLACED HARRIS (PITCHING); ANTHONY STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING RF); Cangelosi flied to center; Hunter singled
to shortstop; Biggio popped to third; Bagwell singled to left
[Hunter to third]; Bell homered [Hunter scored, Bagwell scored];
Wilkins struck out; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 7.

REDS 9TH: Coleman singled to left; Larkin struck out; Boone
singled to right [Coleman to third (error by Bell)]; Davis
struck out; Anthony singled to center [Coleman scored, Boone to
second]; Morris lined to left; 1 R, 3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 5,
Astros 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Reds             5  14   0   10
 Astros           7  11   2   10


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