Houston Astros 8, Cincinnati Reds 3
Regular Season Game 155
Played on Sunday, September 21, 1997 (D) at Cinergy Field

HOU N    0  0  1    1  4  0    1  1  0  -   8 14  0
CIN N    0  1  0    0  1  0    0  0  1  -   3  7  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     4   0   1   1       2   1       0   0
Bell rf                       4   2   3   0       0   0       3   0
Bagwell 1b                    5   1   1   1       0   0       5   1
Gonzalez lf                   4   1   1   1       1   0       3   0
Berry 3b                      3   2   2   0       0   1       1   0
  Spiers ph,3b                1   1   1   1       1   0       0   0
Howard cf                     4   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
  Carr cf                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Gutierrez ss                  4   0   2   3       1   0       1   2
Ausmus c                      3   1   1   1       2   1      12   0
Garcia p                      2   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Eusebio ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Cabrera p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Johnson ph                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Hudek p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wagner p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   8  14   8       7   6      27   4

BATTING - 
2B: Gutierrez 2 (14,off Morgan 2); Garcia (2,off Rodriguez); Spiers (25,off
Graves).
SH: Garcia (7,off Morgan).
HBP: Bell (12,by Rodriguez).
IBB: Ausmus (4,by Morgan).
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Biggio (44,2nd base off Morgan/Taubensee); Spiers (10,2nd base off Rodriguez/Taubensee).

Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Reese ss                      5   1   1   0       0   1       2   2
Nunnally cf                   2   1   1   1       3   0       4   1
Stynes lf                     5   0   1   1       0   0       4   1
Greene 3b                     4   1   1   1       1   1       1   2
R. Sanders rf                 5   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
Harris 1b                     3   0   2   0       1   1       6   1
Taubensee c                   2   0   0   0       2   1       7   1
Jackson 2b                    4   0   0   0       0   3       2   5
Morgan p                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Rose ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Rodriguez p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  A. Boone ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Graves p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Winchester p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Watkins ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       34   3   7   3       7  11      27  13

FIELDING - 
E: Stynes (2).

BATTING - 
HR: Greene (25,2nd inning off Garcia 0 on 0 out); Nunnally (11,5th inning off
Garcia 0 on 2 out).
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: R. Sanders (12,2nd base off Garcia/Ausmus).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Garcia W(8-8)                 6     4   2   2   4   6   2  26
Cabrera                       2     1   0   0   2   3   0   9
Hudek                         0.1   2   1   1   1   1   0   4
Wagner                        0.2   0   0   0   0   1   0   2
Totals                        9     7   3   3   7  11   2  41


Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Morgan L(8-12)                5     9   6   6   3   2   0  25
Rodriguez                     2     2   1   1   2   4   0  11
Graves                        1     2   1   1   2   0   0   6
Winchester                    1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        9    14   8   8   7   6   0  46

HBP: Rodriguez (6,Bell).
IBB: Morgan (6,Ausmus).

Umpires: HP - Ed Montague, 1B - Wally Bell, 2B - Tom Hallion, 3B - Rich Rieker
Time of Game: 3:16   Attendance: 22652


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. Berry               3b        R. Sanders          rf
6. Howard              cf        Harris              1b
7. Gutierrez           ss        Taubensee           c
8. Ausmus              c         Jackson             2b
9. Garcia              p         Morgan              p

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

REDS 1ST: Reese popped to first; Nunnally lined to center;
Stynes lined to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Berry struck out; Howard flied to left; Gutierrez
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Reds 0.

REDS 2ND: Greene homered; R. Sanders grounded out (shortstop to
first); Harris singled to left; Taubensee flied to left; Jackson
struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Ausmus walked; Garcia out on a sacrifice bunt
(catcher to second) [Ausmus to second]; Biggio singled to center
[Ausmus scored]; Bell forced Biggio (second to shortstop) [Bell
to first]; Bagwell lined to center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 1, Reds 1.

REDS 3RD: Morgan grounded out (shortstop to first); Reese lined
to third; Nunnally walked; Stynes popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Gonzalez grounded out (second to first); Berry
singled to center; Howard lined to left; Gutierrez doubled to
left [Berry scored]; Ausmus was walked intentionally; Garcia
grounded out (first unassisted); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
2, Reds 1.

REDS 4TH: Greene flied to right; R. Sanders singled to third;
Harris struck out while R. Sanders stole second; Taubensee
walked; Jackson struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2,
Reds 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Biggio walked; Biggio stole second; Bell singled to
shortstop [Biggio out at home (shortstop to third to catcher),
Bell to second]; Bagwell singled to left [Bell scored, Bagwell
to second (error by Stynes)]; Gonzalez singled to left [Bagwell
scored, Gonzalez to second (on throw)]; Berry singled to right
[Gonzalez to third]; Howard was called out on strikes; Gutierrez
doubled to center [Gonzalez scored, Berry scored, Gutierrez out
at third (center to second to first to shortstop)]; 4 R, 5 H, 1
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Reds 1.

REDS 5TH: ROSE BATTED FOR MORGAN; Rose struck out; Reese struck
out; Nunnally homered; Stynes flied to right; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 6, Reds 2.

ASTROS 6TH: RODRIGUEZ REPLACED ROSE (PITCHING); Ausmus was
called out on strikes; Garcia doubled; Biggio was called out on
strikes; Bell was hit by a pitch; Bagwell flied to left; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 6, Reds 2.

REDS 6TH: Greene grounded out (first unassisted); R. Sanders
flied to left; Harris walked; Taubensee walked [Harris to
second]; Jackson was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 6, Reds 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Gonzalez flied to center; SPIERS BATTED FOR BERRY;
Spiers walked; Spiers stole second; Howard struck out; Gutierrez
walked; Ausmus singled to right [Spiers scored, Gutierrez to
third]; EUSEBIO BATTED FOR GARCIA; Eusebio struck out; 1 R, 1 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 7, Reds 2.

REDS 7TH: SPIERS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); CARR REPLACED
HOWARD (PLAYING CF); CABRERA REPLACED EUSEBIO (PITCHING); A.
BOONE BATTED FOR RODRIGUEZ; A. Boone struck out; Reese grounded
out (pitcher to first); Nunnally walked; Stynes popped to
catcher; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 7, Reds 2.

ASTROS 8TH: GRAVES REPLACED A. BOONE (PITCHING); Biggio walked;
Bell singled to left [Biggio out at third (left to third), Bell
to second (on throw)]; Bagwell popped to pitcher; Gonzalez
walked; Spiers doubled [Bell scored, Gonzalez to third]; Carr
flied to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 8, Reds 2.

REDS 8TH: Greene walked; R. Sanders struck out; Harris singled
to right [Greene to second]; Taubensee struck out; Jackson
grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
8, Reds 2.

ASTROS 9TH: WINCHESTER REPLACED GRAVES (PITCHING); Gutierrez
grounded out (shortstop to first); Ausmus grounded out (second
to first); JOHNSON BATTED FOR CABRERA; Johnson singled to
center; Biggio grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 8, Reds 2.

REDS 9TH: HUDEK REPLACED JOHNSON (PITCHING); WATKINS BATTED FOR
WINCHESTER; Watkins was called out on strikes; Reese singled to
right; Nunnally walked [Reese to second]; Stynes singled to
center [Reese scored, Nunnally to third]; WAGNER REPLACED HUDEK
(PITCHING); Greene struck out; R. Sanders flied to right; 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 8, Reds 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           8  14   0   11
 Reds             3   7   1   11


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