Cincinnati Reds 7, Houston Astros 4
Regular Season Game 45
Played on Tuesday, May 20, 1997 (N) at Astrodome

CIN N    2  0  1    0  0  0    0  2  2  -   7 14  2
HOU N    0  1  0    0  0  2    0  1  0  -   4  9  1
Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
D. Sanders cf                 4   1   2   0       0   0       1   0
Goodwin lf                    5   2   4   0       0   0       3   1
Larkin ss                     5   1   1   1       0   3       2   7
R. Sanders rf                 4   1   1   1       1   2       1   0
Morris 1b                     5   1   3   2       0   0      14   1
Greene 3b                     3   1   1   1       1   1       0   2
  Carrasco p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Shaw p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
B. Boone 2b                   4   0   0   0       0   4       1   4
Oliver c                      4   0   1   0       0   0       5   0
Smiley p                      3   0   1   0       0   0       0   3
  Pendleton ph,3b             1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       38   7  14   5       2  10      27  18

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Larkin-B. Boone-Morris, Larkin-Morris.
E: Morris (4), Greene (7).
PB: Oliver (1).

BATTING - 
2B: R. Sanders (5,off Holt); Morris 2 (9,off Holt,off Springer).
HBP: D. Sanders (2,by Holt).
GDP: Smiley (1,off Holt).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: D. Sanders (26,3rd base off Holt/Ausmus); Goodwin (6,2nd base off Holt/Ausmus);
Larkin (9,3rd base off Martin/Ausmus).
CS: Goodwin (6,2nd base by Holt/Ausmus).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     4   0   1   0       0   1       0   3
Mouton cf                     3   2   0   0       1   0       2   0
Bagwell 1b                    4   1   2   1       0   1       8   0
Berry 3b                      3   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
Gonzalez lf                   4   1   3   1       0   0       2   1
Ausmus c                      4   0   1   0       0   2      10   2
Abreu rf                      3   0   1   1       1   0       1   0
Gutierrez ss                  4   0   0   0       0   0       3   2
Holt p                        1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bogar ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Garcia p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Ramos ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Springer p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lima p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Martin p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Spiers ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   4   9   3       2   4      27  10

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

BATTING - 
2B: Ausmus (9,off Smiley); Bagwell (13,off Smiley).
SH: Berry (1,off Smiley).
GDP: Gutierrez (2,off Smiley).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Mouton (1,2nd base off Carrasco/Oliver).
CS: Gonzalez (2,2nd base by Smiley/Oliver).

PITCHING
Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Smiley W(4-6)                 7     8   3   2   1   2   0  27
Carrasco                      0.2   0   1   0   1   1   0   3
Shaw SV(5)                    1.1   1   0   0   0   1   0   6
Totals                        9     9   4   2   2   4   0  36


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Holt                          5     8   3   3   2   5   0  24
Garcia                        2     1   0   0   0   2   0   6
Springer L(1-2)               1     2   2   1   0   2   0   6
Lima                          0.2   2   2   2   0   1   0   4
Martin                        0.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        9    14   7   6   2  10   0  41

WP: Martin (1).
HBP: Holt (3,D. Sanders).

Umpires: HP - Gary Darling, 1B - Charlie Reliford, 2B - CB Bucknor, 3B - Dana DeMuth
Time of Game: 2:51   Attendance: 14954


Starting Lineups:

   Cincinnati Reds               Houston Astros           
1. D. Sanders          cf        Biggio              2b
2. Goodwin             lf        Mouton              cf
3. Larkin              ss        Bagwell             1b
4. R. Sanders          rf        Berry               3b
5. Morris              1b        Gonzalez            lf
6. Greene              3b        Ausmus              c
7. B. Boone            2b        Abreu               rf
8. Oliver              c         Gutierrez           ss
9. Smiley              p         Holt                p

REDS 1ST: D. Sanders singled to left; On a bunt Goodwin singled
to first [D. Sanders to second]; D. Sanders stole third and
Goodwin stole second; Larkin grounded out (second to first) [D.
Sanders scored, Goodwin to third]; R. Sanders doubled to center
[Goodwin scored]; Morris grounded out (third to first); Greene
was called out on strikes; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros
0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio struck out; Mouton grounded out (pitcher to
first); Bagwell grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 0.

REDS 2ND: B. Boone struck out; Oliver grounded out (second to
first); Smiley singled to center; D. Sanders was hit by a pitch
[Smiley to second]; Goodwin singled to right [Smiley to third,
D. Sanders to second]; Larkin was called out on strikes; 0 R, 2
H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Berry grounded out (second to first); Gonzalez
singled to left; Ausmus doubled [Gonzalez to third]; Abreu
singled to center [Gonzalez scored, Ausmus to third]; Gutierrez
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Abreu out at second]; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 1.

REDS 3RD: R. Sanders walked; Morris doubled to center [R.
Sanders scored]; Greene walked; B. Boone was called out on
strikes; Oliver singled to right [Morris to third, Greene to
second]; Smiley grounded into a double play (second to shortstop
to first) [Oliver out at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 3,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Holt flied to left; Biggio singled to right; Mouton
grounded out (shortstop to first) [Biggio to second]; Bagwell
singled to left [Biggio out at home (left to catcher)]; 0 R, 2
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 1.

REDS 4TH: D. Sanders popped to shortstop; Goodwin singled to
left; Goodwin was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop);
Larkin was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 3,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Berry singled to center; Gonzalez flied to center;
Ausmus lined into a double play to shortstop [Berry out at first
(shortstop to first)]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 1.

REDS 5TH: R. Sanders flied to center; Morris grounded out
(shortstop to first); Greene flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Abreu walked; Oliver allowed a passed ball [Abreu to
second]; Gutierrez grounded out (shortstop to first) [Abreu to
third]; BOGAR BATTED FOR HOLT; Bogar grounded out (third to
first); Biggio grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 1.

REDS 6TH: GARCIA REPLACED BOGAR (PITCHING); B. Boone struck out;
Oliver flied to center; Smiley grounded out (catcher to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Mouton reached on an error by Greene [Mouton to
first]; Bagwell doubled to left [Mouton scored (unearned)];
Berry out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first) [Bagwell to
third]; Gonzalez singled to center [Bagwell scored]; Gonzalez
was picked off and caught stealing second (pitcher to first to
shortstop); Ausmus was called out on strikes; 2 R (1 ER), 2 H, 1
E, 0 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 3.

REDS 7TH: D. Sanders singled to right; On a bunt Goodwin hit
into a double play to pitcher [D. Sanders out at first (pitcher
to first)]; Larkin struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 3,
Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Abreu grounded out (shortstop to first); Gutierrez
grounded out (shortstop to first); RAMOS BATTED FOR GARCIA;
Ramos flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 3.

REDS 8TH: SPRINGER REPLACED RAMOS (PITCHING); R. Sanders struck
out; Morris doubled to left; Greene singled to right [Morris
scored, Greene to second (on throw)]; B. Boone struck out;
Oliver reached on an error by Gutierrez [Greene scored
(unearned) (no RBI)]; PENDLETON BATTED FOR SMILEY; Pendleton
flied to left; 2 R (1 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 5, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: PENDLETON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); CARRASCO
REPLACED GREENE (PITCHING); Biggio flied to right; Mouton
walked; Mouton stole second; Bagwell was called out on strikes;
SHAW REPLACED CARRASCO (PITCHING); Berry reached on an error by
Morris [Mouton scored (unearned) (no RBI)]; Gonzalez singled to
left [Berry to second]; Ausmus struck out; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E,
2 LOB.  Reds 5, Astros 4.

REDS 9TH: LIMA REPLACED SPRINGER (PITCHING); D. Sanders flied to
left; Goodwin singled to left; Larkin singled to right [Goodwin
to third]; R. Sanders struck out; MARTIN REPLACED LIMA
(PITCHING); Morris singled to center [Goodwin scored, Larkin to
second]; Larkin stole third [Larkin scored on a wild pitch,
Morris out at home (left to first)]; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds
7, Astros 4.

ASTROS 9TH: Abreu grounded out (shortstop to first); Gutierrez
grounded out (second to first); SPIERS BATTED FOR MARTIN; Spiers
flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 7, Astros 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Reds             7  14   2    7
 Astros           4   9   1    5


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