Cincinnati Reds 4, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 15
Played on Wednesday, April 15, 1998 (N) at Cinergy Field

HOU N    0  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  0  -   1  3  0
CIN N    0  3  0    0  1  0    0  0  x  -   4  8  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     3   0   0   0       1   0       2   5
Bell rf                       3   0   0   0       1   1       1   0
Bagwell 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   0      12   0
Berry 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Alou lf                       2   0   0   0       2   1       1   0
Hidalgo cf                    4   1   1   0       0   1       2   0
Eusebio c                     4   0   2   1       0   1       4   0
Gutierrez ss                  2   0   0   0       0   0       1   3
  Bogar ss                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Reynolds p                    2   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Clark ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Nitkowski p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       29   1   3   1       4   5      24  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Nitkowski-Biggio-Bagwell.

BATTING - 
HBP: Gutierrez (2,by Tomko).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Hidalgo (1,2nd base off Tomko/Taubensee).
CS: Biggio (1,2nd base by Tomko/Taubensee).

Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Stynes lf                     4   1   2   1       0   0       3   0
Sanders cf                    3   0   0   0       1   3       2   0
B. Larkin ss                  4   0   0   0       0   1       2   3
Taubensee c                   3   1   1   0       1   0       5   2
Perez 1b                      4   1   1   0       0   0       9   0
Greene 3b                     3   1   2   3       1   0       0   1
B. Boone 2b                   4   0   0   0       0   0       3   4
Nunnally rf                   3   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Tomko p                       3   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Shaw p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   4   8   4       3   4      27  10

BATTING - 
HR: Greene (3,2nd inning off Reynolds 2 on 0 out); Stynes (4,5th inning off
Reynolds 0 on 1 out).
GDP: B. Larkin (2,off Nitkowski).
IBB: Greene (1,by Reynolds).
Team LOB: 6.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reynolds L(1-2)               6     7   4   4   2   4   2  27
Nitkowski                     2     1   0   0   1   0   0   7
Totals                        8     8   4   4   3   4   2  34

IBB: Reynolds (1,Greene).

Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Tomko W(2-1)                  8     3   1   1   4   3   0  31
Shaw SV(4)                    1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Totals                        9     3   1   1   4   5   0  34

HBP: Tomko (2,Gutierrez).

Umpires: HP - Sam Holbrook, 1B - Harry Wendelstedt, 2B - Jerry Layne, 3B - Rich Rieker
Time of Game: 2:28   Attendance: 15619


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Cincinnati Reds          
1. Biggio              2b        Stynes              lf
2. Bell                rf        Sanders             cf
3. Bagwell             1b        B. Larkin           ss
4. Berry               3b        Taubensee           c
5. Alou                lf        Perez               1b
6. Hidalgo             cf        Greene              3b
7. Eusebio             c         B. Boone            2b
8. Gutierrez           ss        Nunnally            rf
9. Reynolds            p         Tomko               p

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio walked; Biggio was caught stealing second
(catcher to second); Bell was called out on strikes; Bagwell
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Stynes grounded out (shortstop to first); Sanders
struck out; B. Larkin flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Reds 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Berry flied to right; Alou walked; Hidalgo was
called out on strikes; Eusebio singled to center [Alou to
second]; Gutierrez forced Eusebio (second to shortstop); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 2ND: Taubensee singled to center; Perez singled to right
[Taubensee to second]; Greene homered [Taubensee scored, Perez
scored]; B. Boone grounded out (shortstop to first); Nunnally
grounded out (second to first); Tomko singled to right; Stynes
grounded out (pitcher to first); 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
0, Reds 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Reynolds grounded out (catcher to first); Biggio
flied to right; Bell flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Reds 3.

REDS 3RD: Sanders struck out; B. Larkin struck out; Taubensee
popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Bagwell lined to right; Berry flied to left; Alou
flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 3.

REDS 4TH: Perez grounded out (pitcher to first); Greene singled
to right; B. Boone forced Greene (second to shortstop); Nunnally
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Reds 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Hidalgo singled to left; Hidalgo stole second;
Eusebio singled to center [Hidalgo scored]; Gutierrez flied to
center; On a bunt Reynolds made an out to first; Biggio forced
Eusebio (shortstop to second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1,
Reds 3.

REDS 5TH: Tomko grounded out (shortstop to first); Stynes
homered; Sanders struck out; B. Larkin grounded out (second to
first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Bell walked; Bagwell popped to second; Berry
grounded out (shortstop to first) [Bell to second]; Alou walked;
Hidalgo popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1,
Reds 4.

REDS 6TH: Taubensee walked; Perez grounded out (third to first)
[Taubensee to second]; Greene was walked intentionally; B. Boone
lined to right; Nunnally singled to shortstop [Taubensee to
third, Greene to second]; Tomko grounded out (third unassisted);
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 4.

ASTROS 7TH: Eusebio grounded out (second to first); Gutierrez
was hit by a pitch; CLARK BATTED FOR REYNOLDS; Clark was called
out on strikes; Biggio grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 4.

REDS 7TH: BOGAR REPLACED GUTIERREZ (PLAYING SS); NITKOWSKI
REPLACED CLARK (PITCHING); Stynes singled to left; Sanders
walked [Stynes to second]; B. Larkin grounded into a double play
(pitcher to second to first) [Stynes to third, Sanders out at
second]; Taubensee flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 1, Reds 4.

ASTROS 8TH: Bell flied to left; Bagwell grounded out (third to
first); Berry grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 4.

REDS 8TH: Perez grounded out (shortstop to first); Greene lined
to left; B. Boone grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 4.

ASTROS 9TH: SHAW REPLACED TOMKO (PITCHING); Alou struck out;
Hidalgo grounded out (second to first); Eusebio was called out
on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           1   3   0    6
 Reds             4   8   0    6


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