Cincinnati Reds 4, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 86
Played on Friday, July 4, 1997 (N) at Astrodome

CIN N    0  0  0    3  0  1    0  0  0  -   4  7  0
HOU N    1  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  5  0
Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
D. Sanders lf                 3   0   0   0       1   2       1   0
Goodwin cf                    3   1   0   0       1   1       2   0
Harris 3b                     1   1   0   0       1   0       0   1
  Pendleton ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Branson 3b                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   3
Greene rf                     4   1   1   3       0   1       1   0
Morris 1b                     4   1   2   0       0   1      10   3
Oliver c                      4   0   1   0       0   2       5   0
B. Boone 2b                   4   0   2   1       0   1       4   3
Reese ss                      4   0   0   0       0   1       1   3
Morgan p                      2   0   1   0       0   0       2   1
  Sullivan p                  1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Shaw p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   4   7   4       3  10      27  14

BATTING - 
2B: B. Boone 2 (12,off Greene,off Magnante).
HR: Greene (12,4th inning off Greene 2 on 0 out).
GDP: Oliver (3,off Greene).
Team LOB: 4.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     3   2   1   0       1   0       2   5
Spiers 3b                     2   0   1   1       2   0       2   1
Bagwell 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   1       7   0
Gonzalez lf                   3   0   1   0       1   0       2   0
Bell rf                       4   0   0   1       0   0       1   1
Howard cf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Wagner p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ausmus c                      4   0   1   0       0   1      11   0
Gutierrez ss                  4   0   1   0       0   1       1   2
Greene p                      1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Magnante p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Carr ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Martin p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Abreu cf                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       31   2   5   2       4   5      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Gutierrez-Biggio-Bagwell, Bell-Ausmus.

BATTING - 
2B: Biggio (24,off Morgan); Gonzalez (19,off Morgan).
SH: Greene (1,off Morgan).
IBB: Gonzalez (6,by Morgan).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Ausmus (9,2nd base off Morgan/Oliver); Biggio 2 (14,2nd base off Morgan/Oliver,3rd
base off Morgan/Oliver); Spiers (5,2nd base off Morgan/Oliver).

PITCHING
Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Morgan W(3-5)                 5     5   2   2   3   2   0  23
Sullivan                      3     0   0   0   1   1   0  10
Shaw SV(18)                   1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Totals                        9     5   2   2   4   5   0  36

IBB: Morgan (5,Gonzalez).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Greene L(0-1)                 4.2   4   3   3   3   4   1  20
Magnante                      2.1   3   1   1   0   1   0   9
Martin                        1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Wagner                        1     0   0   0   0   3   0   3
Totals                        9     7   4   4   3  10   1  35


Umpires: HP - Wally Bell, 1B - Tom Hallion, 2B - Jerry Crawford, 3B - Ed Montague
Time of Game: 2:43   Attendance: 34080


Starting Lineups:

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

REDS 1ST: D. Sanders struck out; Goodwin struck out; Harris
popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio doubled to left; Spiers singled to center
[Biggio scored]; Bagwell grounded out (shortstop to first)
[Spiers to second]; Gonzalez grounded out (first to pitcher)
[Spiers to third]; Bell grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R,
2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 1.

REDS 2ND: Greene popped to third; Morris singled to center;
Oliver grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Morris out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Howard lined to center; Ausmus singled to left;
Ausmus stole second; Gutierrez grounded out (shortstop to first)
[Ausmus to third]; Greene was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 1.

REDS 3RD: B. Boone doubled to right; Reese lined to left; Morgan
grounded out (shortstop to first) [B. Boone to third]; D.
Sanders was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds
0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Biggio walked; Biggio stole second; Spiers walked;
Bagwell struck out while Biggio stole third and Spiers stole
second; Gonzalez was walked intentionally; Bell grounded out
(third to first) [Biggio scored, Spiers to third, Gonzalez to
second]; Howard grounded out (first to pitcher); 1 R, 0 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 2.

REDS 4TH: Goodwin walked; Harris walked [Goodwin to second];
Greene homered [Goodwin scored, Harris scored]; Morris grounded
out (second to first); Oliver struck out; B. Boone flied to
center; 3 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Ausmus grounded out (pitcher to first); Gutierrez
singled to second; Greene out on a sacrifice bunt (first to
second) [Gutierrez to second]; Biggio flied to right; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 2.

REDS 5TH: Reese flied to left; Morgan singled to left; D.
Sanders walked [Morgan to second]; Goodwin popped to second;
MAGNANTE REPLACED GREENE (PITCHING); PENDLETON BATTED FOR
HARRIS; Pendleton grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: BRANSON REPLACED PENDLETON (PLAYING 3B); Spiers
flied to left; Bagwell lined to shortstop; Gonzalez doubled to
right; Bell grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Reds 3, Astros 2.

REDS 6TH: Greene struck out; Morris singled to center; Oliver
singled to right [Morris to second]; B. Boone doubled to right
[Morris scored, Oliver to third]; Reese hit into a double play
to right [Oliver out at home (right to catcher)]; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: SULLIVAN REPLACED MORGAN (PITCHING); Howard grounded
out (second to first); Ausmus lined to second; Gutierrez struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 2.

REDS 7TH: Sullivan grounded out (third to first); D. Sanders
grounded out (second to first); Goodwin grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: CARR BATTED FOR MAGNANTE; Carr lined to second;
Biggio grounded out (third to first); Spiers walked; Bagwell
forced Spiers (third to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 4,
Astros 2.

REDS 8TH: MARTIN REPLACED CARR (PITCHING); Branson was called
out on strikes; Greene popped to third; Morris was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Gonzalez lined to pitcher; Bell lined to center;
Howard grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Reds 4, Astros 2.

REDS 9TH: WAGNER REPLACED HOWARD (PITCHING); ABREU REPLACED
MARTIN (PLAYING CF); Oliver struck out; B. Boone struck out;
Reese struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 2.

ASTROS 9TH: SHAW REPLACED SULLIVAN (PITCHING); Ausmus struck
out; Gutierrez grounded out (second to first); Abreu struck out;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Reds             4   7   0    4
 Astros           2   5   0    7


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