Houston Astros 7, Cincinnati Reds 4
Regular Season Game 16
Played on Thursday, April 16, 1998 (N) at Cinergy Field

HOU N    0  1  5    0  0  0    0  1  0  -   7 12  0
CIN N    1  1  0    0  0  0    0  2  0  -   4 11  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     5   1   0   0       0   2       1   2
Clark rf                      3   1   2   0       0   0       1   0
  Hidalgo rf,cf               1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Bagwell 1b                    3   1   1   0       2   0       9   0
Spiers 3b                     5   1   2   2       0   1       0   2
Alou lf                       4   2   3   2       1   1       0   1
Everett cf                    2   0   2   1       2   0       2   0
  Henry p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Howell ph                   0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Wagner p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ausmus c                      5   0   0   0       0   1      12   0
Bogar ss                      3   1   1   1       1   0       1   7
Hampton p                     2   0   1   0       1   0       0   0
  Bell rf                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       34   7  12   6       8   6      27  12

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

BATTING - 
2B: Spiers (4,off Weathers); Bagwell (2,off Hutton).
3B: Alou (1,off Weathers); Everett (1,off Weathers).
HR: Bogar (1,8th inning off Sullivan 0 on 1 out).
HBP: Clark (1,by Kroon).
GDP: Bogar (2,off Weathers); Ausmus (4,off Hutton); Bagwell (3,off Kroon).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Biggio (5,3rd base off Weathers/Fordyce); Ausmus (1,2nd base off Hutton/Fordyce);
Bogar (1,2nd base off Hutton/Fordyce); Hampton (1,2nd base off Kroon/Fordyce);
Bagwell 2 (6,2nd base off Belinda/Fordyce,3rd base off Belinda/Fordyce).
CS: Everett (2,2nd base by Kroon/Fordyce).

Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Stynes lf                     5   1   1   0       0   1       1   0
Sanders cf                    5   0   1   0       0   2       0   0
B. Larkin ss                  3   0   1   1       2   0       4   5
Perez 1b                      4   0   0   0       0   2       8   1
  Sullivan p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Nunnally rf                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Young rf,1b                   4   1   2   0       0   1       1   0
Greene 3b                     2   1   0   0       2   1       0   4
B. Boone 2b                   4   1   3   3       0   0       4   7
Fordyce c                     4   0   1   0       0   1       8   0
Weathers p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Hutton p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  A. Boone ph                 1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Kroon p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Watkins ph,rf               2   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
  Belinda p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   4  11   4       4  11      27  20

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. B. Larkin-B. Boone-Perez, B. Boone-B. Larkin-Perez, Greene-B. Boone-Perez.
E: Fordyce 2 (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Young (7,off Hampton); B. Boone (8,off Hampton); B. Larkin (2,off Hampton).
HR: B. Boone (3,8th inning off Henry 1 on 1 out).
GDP: Greene (1,off Hampton).
Team LOB: 9.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hampton W(3-0)                6.2  10   2   2   2   5   0  30
Henry                         1.1   1   2   2   1   3   1   6
Wagner SV(3)                  1     0   0   0   1   3   0   4
Totals                        9    11   4   4   4  11   1  40

WP: Hampton (1).

Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Weathers L(1-1)               2.1   8   6   5   2   1   0  15
Hutton                        2.2   2   0   0   2   0   0  11
Kroon                         2     1   0   0   1   2   0   7
Sullivan                      1     1   1   1   0   2   1   4
Belinda                       1     0   0   0   3   1   0   6
Totals                        9    12   7   6   8   6   1  43

HBP: Kroon (1,Clark).

Umpires: HP - Harry Wendelstedt, 1B - Jerry Layne, 2B - Rich Rieker, 3B - Sam Holbrook
Time of Game: 3:02   Attendance: 14596


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Cincinnati Reds          
1. Biggio              2b        Stynes              lf
2. Clark               rf        Sanders             cf
3. Bagwell             1b        B. Larkin           ss
4. Spiers              3b        Perez               1b
5. Alou                lf        Young               rf
6. Everett             cf        Greene              3b
7. Ausmus              c         B. Boone            2b
8. Bogar               ss        Fordyce             c
9. Hampton             p         Weathers            p

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio was called out on strikes; Clark singled to
left; Bagwell popped to second; Clark was picked off first
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Stynes singled to center; Hampton threw a wild pitch
[Stynes to second]; Sanders grounded out (second to first)
[Stynes to third]; B. Larkin grounded out (shortstop to first)
[Stynes scored]; Perez grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 1 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Spiers singled to right; Alou singled to left
[Spiers to second]; Everett walked [Spiers to third, Alou to
second]; Ausmus forced Spiers (third to catcher) [Alou scored
(error by Fordyce) (unearned) (no RBI), Everett to third]; Bogar
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Ausmus out at second]; 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1,
Reds 1.

REDS 2ND: Young doubled to left; Greene struck out; B. Boone
doubled to left [Young scored]; Fordyce struck out; Weathers
struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Hampton singled to center; Biggio forced Hampton
(second to shortstop); Clark singled to right [Biggio to
second]; Biggio stole third; Bagwell walked [Clark to second];
Spiers doubled to right [Biggio scored, Clark scored, Bagwell to
third]; Alou tripled to right [Bagwell scored, Spiers scored];
Everett tripled to right [Alou scored]; HUTTON REPLACED WEATHERS
(PITCHING); Ausmus reached on a fielder's choice [Everett out at
home (shortstop to catcher)]; Ausmus stole second [Ausmus to
third (error by Fordyce)]; Bogar walked; Bogar stole second;
Hampton grounded out (pitcher to first); 5 R, 5 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 6, Reds 2.

REDS 3RD: Stynes grounded out (shortstop to first); Sanders
grounded out (shortstop to first); B. Larkin flied to center; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Reds 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Biggio grounded out (third to first); Clark grounded
out (second to first); Bagwell doubled to right; Spiers flied to
left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Reds 2.

REDS 4TH: Perez grounded out (shortstop to first); Young singled
to center; Greene grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [Young out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 6, Reds 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Alou singled to third; Everett walked [Alou to
second]; Ausmus grounded into a double play (second to shortstop
to first) [Alou to third, Everett out at second]; Bogar grounded
out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Reds 2.

REDS 5TH: B. Boone singled to left; Fordyce singled to pitcher
[B. Boone to second]; A. BOONE BATTED FOR HUTTON; A. Boone
singled to left [Fordyce to second, B. Boone out at home (left
to catcher)]; Stynes flied to right [Fordyce to third]; Sanders
struck out; 0 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 6, Reds 2.

ASTROS 6TH: KROON REPLACED A. BOONE (PITCHING); Hampton walked;
Hampton stole second; Biggio was called out on strikes; Clark
was hit by a pitch; Bagwell grounded into a double play (third
to second to first) [Clark out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Astros 6, Reds 2.

REDS 6TH: B. Larkin doubled to right; Perez struck out; Young
grounded out (shortstop to first) [B. Larkin to third]; Greene
walked; B. Boone flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
6, Reds 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Spiers lined to shortstop; Alou struck out; Everett
singled to right; Everett was picked off and caught stealing
second (pitcher to first to shortstop to first to second to
shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Reds 2.

REDS 7TH: HIDALGO REPLACED CLARK (PLAYING RF); Fordyce grounded
out (third to first); WATKINS BATTED FOR KROON; Watkins singled
to left; Stynes forced Watkins (shortstop to second); Sanders
singled to third [Stynes to second]; B. Larkin walked [Stynes to
third, Sanders to second]; HENRY REPLACED EVERETT (PITCHING);
HIDALGO CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); BELL REPLACED HAMPTON
(PLAYING RF); Perez struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 6,
Reds 2.

ASTROS 8TH: SULLIVAN REPLACED PEREZ (PITCHING); YOUNG CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); WATKINS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF);
Ausmus was called out on strikes; Bogar homered; Bell was called
out on strikes; Biggio flied to right; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 7, Reds 2.

REDS 8TH: Young was called out on strikes; Greene walked; B.
Boone homered [Greene scored]; Fordyce flied to center; Watkins
was called out on strikes; 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 7, Reds
4.

ASTROS 9TH: BELINDA REPLACED WATKINS (PITCHING); NUNNALLY
REPLACED SULLIVAN (PLAYING RF); Hidalgo grounded out (third to
first); Bagwell walked; Bagwell stole second; Spiers struck out;
Bagwell stole third; Alou walked; HOWELL BATTED FOR HENRY;
Howell walked [Alou to second]; Ausmus forced Howell (shortstop
to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 7, Reds 4.

REDS 9TH: WAGNER REPLACED HOWELL (PITCHING); Stynes was called
out on strikes; Sanders struck out; B. Larkin walked; B. Larkin
advanced to second because of defensive indifference [B. Larkin
to second]; Nunnally struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
7, Reds 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           7  12   0    9
 Reds             4  11   2    9


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