Houston Astros 2, Cincinnati Reds 1
Regular Season Game 107
Played on Monday, July 29, 1996 (N) at Riverfront Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  2  0  -   2  8  0
CIN N    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   1  4  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cangelosi lf                  3   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Knorr c                     0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Biggio 2b                     3   0   1   0       1   0       4   5
Bagwell 1b                    4   0   2   1       0   1       7   0
Bell rf                       4   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Berry 3b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
  Hernandez p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wagner p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Hunter cf                     4   0   2   0       0   0       4   0
Miller ss                     4   0   1   0       0   1       1   4
Manwaring c                   2   0   0   0       0   0       5   0
  Spiers ph,3b                2   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
Hampton p                     2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  May ph,lf                   0   1   0   0       1   0       1   0
Totals                       32   2   8   2       2   3      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Miller-Biggio-Bagwell.

BATTING - 
2B: Berry (26,off Portugal).
HR: Spiers (4,8th inning off Portugal 0 on 0 out).
SH: Cangelosi (1,off Portugal).
GDP: Bell (12,off Portugal); Miller (9,off Portugal).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Miller (2,2nd base off Portugal/Oliver).

Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Owens lf                      5   0   1   0       0   2       1   0
Morris 1b                     2   0   0   0       2   1      13   1
Larkin ss                     4   1   1   0       0   1       3   5
Davis cf                      1   0   1   0       2   0       0   0
Sanders rf                    3   0   0   0       1   0       3   0
Sabo 3b                       1   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Branson 3b                  2   0   0   0       1   1       0   1
Boone 2b                      3   0   0   1       0   0       2   5
Oliver c                      4   0   1   0       0   1       4   0
Portugal p                    2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Carrasco p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Harris ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       28   1   4   1       6   7      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Sabo-Morris, Boone-Larkin-Morris.

BATTING - 
2B: Larkin (21,off Hampton).
SH: Portugal (5,off Hampton).
SF: Boone (7,off Hampton).
HBP: Davis (3,by Hampton).
GDP: Sanders (6,off Hampton).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Sanders (18,2nd base off Hernandez/Knorr).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hampton W(7-7)                7     4   1   1   4   5   0  29
Hernandez                     1     0   0   0   2   0   0   5
Wagner SV(7)                  1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Totals                        9     4   1   1   6   7   0  37

HBP: Hampton (3,Davis).

Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Portugal L(7-7)               7.1   7   2   2   1   1   1  28
Carrasco                      1.2   1   0   0   1   2   0   7
Totals                        9     8   2   2   2   3   1  35


Umpires: HP - Tom Hallion, 1B - Ed Montague, 2B - Larry Poncino, 3B - Wally Bell
Ejections: Chris Sabo by Ed Montague [Doctored bat (Rubber balls)]
Time of Game: 2:41   Attendance: 22163


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Cincinnati Reds          
1. Cangelosi           lf        Owens               lf
2. Biggio              2b        Morris              1b
3. Bagwell             1b        Larkin              ss
4. Bell                rf        Davis               cf
5. Berry               3b        Sanders             rf
6. Hunter              cf        Sabo                3b
7. Miller              ss        Boone               2b
8. Manwaring           c         Oliver              c
9. Hampton             p         Portugal            p

ASTROS 1ST: Cangelosi grounded out (first unassisted); Biggio
singled to left; Bagwell singled to center [Biggio to second];
Bell grounded into a double play (third to first) [Biggio out at
third]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Owens flied to right; Morris walked; Larkin flied to
center; Davis walked [Morris to second]; Sanders forced Davis
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Berry popped to catcher; Hunter singled to left;
Miller grounded out (shortstop to first) [Hunter to second];
Manwaring grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 2ND: Sabo popped to shortstop; Chris Sabo cracked his
bat on a foul ball and took another bat from the bat boy; he
fouled the next pitch and then hit a popup, on which his bat
broke, with a large part of the barrel flew towards 3B; HP
umpire Tom Hallion retrieved the bat, saw the cork and showed it
to crew chief Ed Montague; Sabo was ejected by Montague;
Boone grounded out (shortstop to first); Oliver grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

ASTROS 3RD: BRANSON REPLACED SABO (PLAYING 3B); Hampton grounded
out (second to first); Cangelosi grounded out (first
unassisted); Biggio flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 3RD: Portugal flied to center; Owens struck out; Morris
walked; Larkin struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds
0.

ASTROS 4TH: Bagwell struck out; Bell grounded out (shortstop to
first); Berry flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Reds 0.

REDS 4TH: Davis was hit by a pitch; Sanders grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Davis out at
second]; Branson grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Hunter grounded out (third to first); Miller singled
to center; Miller stole second; Manwaring popped to second;
Hampton popped to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Reds 0.

REDS 5TH: Boone flied to center; Oliver singled to center;
Portugal out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Oliver to
second]; Owens singled to right [Oliver to third]; Morris
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0,
Reds 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Cangelosi flied to left; Biggio grounded out (second
to first); Bagwell grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 6TH: Larkin doubled; Davis singled to right [Larkin to
third]; Sanders walked [Davis to second]; Branson struck out;
Boone out on a sacrifice fly to right [Larkin scored, Davis to
third]; Oliver flied to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0,
Reds 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Bell grounded out (shortstop to first); Berry
doubled to left; Hunter singled to shortstop [Berry stayed at
second]; Miller grounded into a double play (second to shortstop
to first) [Hunter out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
0, Reds 1.

REDS 7TH: Portugal struck out; Owens grounded out (second to
first); Morris was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Reds 1.

ASTROS 8TH: SPIERS BATTED FOR MANWARING; Spiers homered; MAY
BATTED FOR HAMPTON; May walked; Cangelosi out on a sacrifice
bunt (first to second) [May to second]; CARRASCO REPLACED
PORTUGAL (PITCHING); Biggio walked; Bagwell singled to center
[May scored, Biggio to second]; Bell struck out; Berry forced
Bagwell (second to shortstop); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2,
Reds 1.

REDS 8TH: SPIERS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); MAY STAYED IN GAME
(PLAYING LF); KNORR REPLACED CANGELOSI (PLAYING C ); HERNANDEZ
REPLACED BERRY (PITCHING); Larkin flied to left; Davis walked;
Sanders forced Davis (shortstop to second); Sanders stole
second; Branson walked; Boone flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 1.

ASTROS 9TH: Hunter flied to right; Miller was called out on
strikes; Spiers grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 1.

REDS 9TH: WAGNER REPLACED HERNANDEZ (PITCHING); Oliver struck
out; HARRIS BATTED FOR CARRASCO; Harris grounded out (second to
first); Owens struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds
1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2   8   0    6
 Reds             1   4   0    9


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