Cincinnati Reds 5, Houston Astros 4
Regular Season Game 153
Played on Friday, September 19, 1997 (N) at Cinergy Field

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  2    1  1  0  -   4  8  1
CIN N    2  0  0    0  3  0    0  0  x  -   5 12  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     4   1   1   0       0   2       5   5
Bell rf                       4   1   2   2       0   1       1   0
Bagwell 1b                    4   0   1   0       0   0      10   2
Gonzalez lf                   4   1   2   1       0   0       3   1
Spiers 3b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Howard cf                     4   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Gutierrez ss                  4   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Ausmus c                      3   0   1   0       1   0       4   1
Holt p                        2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Abreu ph                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Berry ph                    0   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
  Martin p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Hudek p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Magnante p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       33   4   8   4       1   3      24  16

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Bagwell, Gonzalez-Spiers-Bagwell-Biggio-Ausmus.
E: Spiers (16).

BATTING - 
HR: Bell (15,6th inning off Burba 1 on 0 out); Gonzalez (10,8th inning off
Belinda 0 on 2 out).
SF: Berry (4,off White).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Biggio (43,2nd base off Burba/Oliver); Ausmus (14,2nd base off Belinda/Oliver).
CS: Bagwell (10,2nd base by Belinda/Oliver).

Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Reese ss                      5   1   2   0       0   0       4   4
Nunnally cf                   3   1   1   1       1   0       1   0
Stynes lf                     3   1   1   0       0   1       2   0
Greene 3b                     4   1   3   1       0   0       1   0
R. Sanders rf                 3   1   1   2       1   0       3   0
Harris 1b                     3   0   1   0       0   0      10   0
  Perez ph,1b                 1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Oliver c                      3   0   2   1       0   0       3   1
  Jackson pr                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Fordyce c                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
B. Boone 2b                   3   0   0   0       0   1       2   5
Burba p                       3   0   1   0       0   1       0   1
  White p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Belinda p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  A. Boone ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Shaw p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   5  12   5       2   3      27  11

BATTING - 
2B: Greene (22,off Holt).
HR: Nunnally (10,5th inning off Holt 0 on 0 out).
SH: Stynes (2,off Martin); B. Boone (3,off Magnante).
SF: Oliver (5,off Holt).
GDP: B. Boone (12,off Holt).
Team LOB: 8.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Holt L(8-11)                  6    11   5   5   0   3   1  28
Martin                        0.2   0   0   0   1   0   0   3
Hudek                         0     0   0   0   1   0   0   1
Magnante                      1.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   5
Totals                        8    12   5   5   2   3   1  37

WP: Magnante (2).

Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Burba W(10-10)                6.1   6   3   3   1   1   1  26
White                         0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Belinda                       1.1   2   1   1   0   2   1   5
Shaw SV(40)                   1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     8   4   4   1   3   2  35


Umpires: HP - Tom Hallion, 1B - Rich Rieker, 2B - Ed Montague, 3B - Wally Bell
Time of Game: 2:44   Attendance: 21791


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio flied to right; Bell singled to center;
Bagwell flied to left; Gonzalez popped to third; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Reese singled to center; Nunnally lined to left;
Stynes singled to right [Reese to second]; Greene singled to
right [Reese scored, Stynes to third]; R. Sanders forced Greene
(shortstop to second) [Stynes scored]; Harris grounded out
(pitcher to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Spiers grounded out (second to first); Howard
grounded out (shortstop to first); Gutierrez grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 2.

REDS 2ND: Oliver reached on an error by Spiers; B. Boone
grounded into a double play (first unassisted) [Oliver out at
second]; Burba singled to center; Reese singled to right [Burba
to third]; Nunnally flied to left; 0 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
0, Reds 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Ausmus grounded out (first unassisted); Holt popped
to first; Biggio was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 2.

REDS 3RD: Stynes struck out; Greene singled to left; R. Sanders
grounded out (third to first) [Greene to third]; Harris grounded
out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Bell grounded out (pitcher to first); Bagwell
grounded out (shortstop to first); Gonzalez singled to second;
Spiers grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Reds 2.

REDS 4TH: Oliver singled to center; B. Boone popped to second;
Burba struck out; Reese forced Oliver (shortstop to second); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Howard popped to shortstop; Gutierrez flied to
right; Ausmus walked; Holt forced Ausmus (shortstop to second);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 2.

REDS 5TH: Nunnally homered; Stynes grounded out (second to
first); Greene doubled to left; R. Sanders singled to center
[Greene scored]; Harris singled to right [R. Sanders to third];
Oliver sacrifice flied into a double play to left [R. Sanders
scored, Harris out at second (left to third to first to second
to catcher)]; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 5.

ASTROS 6TH: Biggio singled to left; Biggio stole second; Bell
homered [Biggio scored]; Bagwell popped to shortstop; Gonzalez
grounded out (second to first); Spiers grounded out (shortstop
to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 5.

REDS 6TH: B. Boone struck out; Burba grounded out (catcher to
first); Reese lined to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Reds 5.

ASTROS 7TH: Howard singled to second; Gutierrez lined to center;
Ausmus singled to center [Howard to third]; ABREU BATTED FOR
HOLT; WHITE REPLACED BURBA (PITCHING); BERRY BATTED FOR ABREU;
Berry out on a sacrifice fly to right [Howard scored]; BELINDA
REPLACED WHITE (PITCHING); Ausmus stole second; Biggio struck
out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 5.

REDS 7TH: MARTIN REPLACED BERRY (PITCHING); Nunnally walked;
Stynes out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Nunnally to
second]; Greene grounded out (second to first) [Nunnally to
third]; HUDEK REPLACED MARTIN (PITCHING); R. Sanders walked;
MAGNANTE REPLACED HUDEK (PITCHING); PEREZ BATTED FOR HARRIS;
Perez grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 3, Reds 5.

ASTROS 8TH: PEREZ STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); Bell struck out;
Bagwell singled to center; Bagwell was caught stealing second
(catcher to shortstop); Gonzalez homered; Spiers lined to left;
1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Reds 5.

REDS 8TH: Oliver singled to left; JACKSON RAN FOR OLIVER; B.
Boone out on a sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Jackson to
second]; A. BOONE BATTED FOR BELINDA; Magnante threw a wild
pitch [Jackson to third]; A. Boone grounded out (pitcher to
first); Reese flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4,
Reds 5.

ASTROS 9TH: SHAW REPLACED A. BOONE (PITCHING); FORDYCE REPLACED
JACKSON (PLAYING C ); Howard lined to shortstop; Gutierrez
grounded out (second to first); Ausmus popped to second; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Reds 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           4   8   1    4
 Reds             5  12   0    8


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