Cincinnati Reds 4, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 85
Played on Thursday, July 3, 1997 (N) at Astrodome

CIN N    3  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   4  8  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    3  0  0  -   3  7  0
Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
D. Sanders lf                 4   1   1   0       0   1       0   0
Goodwin cf                    4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Harris 3b                     2   1   0   0       1   0       0   4
  Kelly ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Branson 3b                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Greene rf                     3   1   1   0       1   0       4   0
Morris 1b                     4   0   2   0       0   1      11   0
Oliver c                      4   1   2   3       0   0       8   0
B. Boone 2b                   4   0   0   0       0   2       1   4
Reese ss                      4   0   2   0       0   1       0   0
Smiley p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Belinda p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Taubensee ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Shaw p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Totals                       33   4   8   3       2   7      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Harris-B. Boone-Morris.

BATTING - 
3B: D. Sanders (7,off Garcia).
HR: Oliver (7,4th inning off Garcia 0 on 0 out).
SH: Smiley (1,off Garcia).
HBP: D. Sanders (3,by Garcia).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: D. Sanders (39,2nd base off Garcia/Ausmus); Reese (10,3rd base off Garcia/Ausmus);
Morris (2,2nd base off Garcia/Ausmus).
CS: Reese (2,2nd base by Hudek/Ausmus).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       1   2
Carr cf                       3   0   0   0       0   2       3   0
  Howard ph,cf                1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Bagwell 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   1       8   0
Gonzalez lf                   4   1   2   0       0   1       1   0
Bell rf                       4   1   2   0       0   0       1   0
Berry 3b                      4   1   1   3       0   0       3   1
Ausmus c                      3   0   1   0       0   0       7   2
Bogar ss                      3   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
Garcia p                      2   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
  Abreu ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Martin p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hudek p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   3   7   3       0   8      27   8

BATTING - 
2B: Biggio (23,off Smiley).
HR: Berry (5,7th inning off Smiley 2 on 0 out).
GDP: Berry (6,off Smiley).
Team LOB: 3.

PITCHING
Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Smiley W(6-10)                6     7   3   3   0   6   1  24
Belinda                       2     0   0   0   0   2   0   6
Shaw SV(17)                   1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     7   3   3   0   8   1  33

Smiley faced 3 batters in the 7th inning

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Garcia L(3-7)                 7     5   4   4   2   7   1  29
Martin                        0.1   2   0   0   0   0   0   3
Hudek                         1.2   1   0   0   0   0   0   5
Totals                        9     8   4   4   2   7   1  37

WP: Garcia (2).
HBP: Garcia (4,D. Sanders).

Umpires: HP - Ed Montague, 1B - Wally Bell, 2B - Tom Hallion, 3B - Jerry Crawford
Time of Game: 2:33   Attendance: 14708


Starting Lineups:

   Cincinnati Reds               Houston Astros           
1. D. Sanders          lf        Biggio              2b
2. Goodwin             cf        Carr                cf
3. Harris              3b        Bagwell             1b
4. Greene              rf        Gonzalez            lf
5. Morris              1b        Bell                rf
6. Oliver              c         Berry               3b
7. B. Boone            2b        Ausmus              c
8. Reese               ss        Bogar               ss
9. Smiley              p         Garcia              p

REDS 1ST: D. Sanders was hit by a pitch; D. Sanders stole
second; Goodwin struck out; Harris walked; Greene walked [D.
Sanders to third, Harris to second]; Morris was called out on
strikes; Garcia threw a wild pitch [D. Sanders scored, Harris to
third, Greene to second]; Oliver singled to left [Harris scored,
Greene scored]; B. Boone struck out; 3 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds
3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio grounded out (second to first); Carr grounded
out (pitcher to first); Bagwell struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 0.

REDS 2ND: Reese singled to center; Smiley out on a sacrifice
bunt (catcher to first) [Reese to second]; Reese stole third; D.
Sanders struck out; Goodwin popped to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Gonzalez struck out; Bell singled to center; Berry
popped to first; Ausmus singled to center [Bell to second];
Bogar lined to first; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 0.

REDS 3RD: Harris grounded out (first unassisted); Greene flied
to left; Morris flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 3,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Garcia struck out; Biggio doubled to right; Carr
struck out; Bagwell grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 0.

REDS 4TH: Oliver homered; B. Boone lined to first; Reese
grounded out (third to first); Smiley struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Gonzalez singled to center; Bell flied to right;
Berry grounded into a double play (third to second to first)
[Gonzalez out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros
0.

REDS 5TH: D. Sanders popped to third; Goodwin grounded out
(pitcher to first); Harris grounded out (second to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Ausmus flied to right; Bogar grounded out (second to
first); Garcia struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros
0.

REDS 6TH: Greene lined to center; Morris singled to center;
Morris stole second; Oliver grounded out (second to first)
[Morris to third]; B. Boone struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Reds 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Biggio grounded out (third to first); Carr struck
out; Bagwell flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 4,
Astros 0.

REDS 7TH: Reese struck out; Smiley grounded out (shortstop to
first); D. Sanders tripled to right; Goodwin flied to right; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Gonzalez singled to center; Bell singled to right
[Gonzalez to second]; Berry homered [Gonzalez scored, Bell
scored]; BELINDA REPLACED SMILEY (PITCHING); Ausmus grounded out
(third to first); Bogar flied to right; ABREU BATTED FOR GARCIA;
Abreu struck out; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 3.

REDS 8TH: MARTIN REPLACED ABREU (PITCHING); KELLY BATTED FOR
HARRIS; Kelly popped to third; Greene singled to center; Morris
singled to center [Greene to second]; HUDEK REPLACED MARTIN
(PITCHING); Oliver flied to center; B. Boone forced Morris
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: BRANSON REPLACED KELLY (PLAYING 3B); Biggio lined to
right; HOWARD BATTED FOR CARR; Howard struck out; Bagwell
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 4,
Astros 3.

REDS 9TH: HOWARD STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); Reese singled to
shortstop; TAUBENSEE BATTED FOR BELINDA; Reese was caught
stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Taubensee flied to
center; D. Sanders lined to third; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds
4, Astros 3.

ASTROS 9TH: SHAW REPLACED TAUBENSEE (PITCHING); Gonzalez lined
to pitcher; Bell grounded out (pitcher to first); Berry lined to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Reds             4   8   0    6
 Astros           3   7   0    3


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