Houston Astros 13, Cincinnati Reds 2
Regular Season Game 68
Played on Monday, June 15, 1998 (N) at Cinergy Field

HOU N    3  0  3    0  0  3    1  0  3  -  13 17  2
CIN N    0  0  0    1  1  0    0  0  0  -   2  6  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     5   2   3   1       0   1       0   1
  Bogar ph,2b                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Spiers 3b                     4   3   1   0       2   0       0   1
Bell rf                       5   2   2   3       0   2       5   0
Bagwell 1b                    5   1   2   3       0   1       7   1
  Scanlan p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Alou lf                       5   0   2   1       0   1       2   0
Everett cf                    4   0   1   0       1   1       4   0
Gutierrez ss                  4   2   0   0       1   0       1   1
Ausmus c                      5   1   3   0       0   0       6   1
Hampton p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   3
  Nitkowski p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Montgomery ph               1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Magnante p                  1   0   1   1       0   0       0   1
  Phillips ph,1b              1   1   1   3       0   0       0   2
Totals                       42  13  17  12       4   7      27  11

FIELDING - 
E: Gutierrez (5), Hampton (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Biggio 2 (23,off Tomko,off Weathers); Bell 2 (21,off Tomko 2); Spiers (15,off
Sullivan).
HR: Bagwell (10,3rd inning off Tomko 1 on 1 out); Phillips (1,9th inning off
White 2 on 1 out).
SH: Hampton (4,off Weathers).
GDP: Everett (3,off Tomko).
Team LOB: 7.

Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Sanders cf                    4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Sullivan p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Kroon p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  White p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Tarasco ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Stynes 3b                     5   1   2   0       0   0       0   2
B. Larkin ss                  1   0   0   0       3   0       2   1
  Harris ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Young lf                      5   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
B. Boone 2b                   3   0   1   0       1   1       4   3
Nieves rf                     4   0   1   1       0   3       2   0
Perez 1b                      3   0   0   0       1   0       9   2
Fordyce c                     4   1   2   1       0   0       7   0
Tomko p                       1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Weathers p                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Watkins ph,cf               2   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Totals                       35   2   6   2       5   7      27  11

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

BATTING - 
2B: Stynes (5,off Nitkowski).
HR: Fordyce (1,4th inning off Nitkowski 0 on 1 out).
Team LOB: 11.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hampton                       3     2   0   0   3   3   0  15
Nitkowski                     2     3   2   2   1   2   1  10
Magnante W(3-1)               3     1   0   0   1   2   0  11
Scanlan                       1     0   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        9     6   2   2   5   7   1  40

BK: Hampton (1).

Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Tomko L(5-6)                  2.1   5   6   6   2   2   1  13
Weathers                      3.2   7   3   1   0   3   0  19
Sullivan                      2     3   1   1   1   2   0   9
Kroon                         0.1   1   2   2   1   0   0   3
White                         0.2   1   1   1   0   0   1   3
Totals                        9    17  13  11   4   7   2  47

WP: Weathers (5), Sullivan (3).
BK: Kroon (1).

Umpires: HP - Harry Wendelstedt, 1B - Jerry Layne, 2B - Rich Rieker, 3B - Sam Holbrook
Time of Game: 2:56   Attendance: 14556


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio doubled to left; Spiers walked; Bell doubled
to center [Biggio scored, Spiers scored]; Bagwell grounded out
(pitcher to first) [Bell to third]; Alou singled to right [Bell
scored]; Everett grounded into a double play (first to shortstop
to first) [Alou out at second]; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3,
Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Sanders struck out; Stynes singled to left; Hampton
balked [Stynes to second]; B. Larkin walked; Young grounded out
(pitcher to first) [Stynes to third, B. Larkin to second]; B.
Boone walked; Nieves struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros
3, Reds 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Gutierrez grounded out (second to first); Ausmus
flied to right; Hampton was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 0.

REDS 2ND: Perez grounded out (first to pitcher to first);
Fordyce grounded out (pitcher to first); Tomko reached on an
error by Hampton; Sanders flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.
 Astros 3, Reds 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Biggio was called out on strikes; Spiers walked;
Bell doubled to center [Spiers scored]; Bagwell homered [Bell
scored]; WEATHERS REPLACED TOMKO (PITCHING); Alou struck out;
Everett struck out; 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Reds 0.

REDS 3RD: Stynes grounded out (third to first); B. Larkin
walked; Young forced B. Larkin (second to shortstop); B. Boone
singled to left [Young to second]; Nieves struck out; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 6, Reds 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Gutierrez grounded out (second to first); Ausmus
singled to center; Hampton out on a sacrifice bunt (first to
second) [Ausmus to second]; Biggio singled to shortstop [Ausmus
to third]; Spiers flied to left; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
6, Reds 0.

REDS 4TH: NITKOWSKI REPLACED HAMPTON (PITCHING); Perez flied to
center; Fordyce homered; Weathers struck out; Sanders flied to
left; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Reds 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Bell struck out; Bagwell grounded out (third to
first); Alou singled to left; Everett singled to center [Alou to
second]; Gutierrez flied to right; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
6, Reds 1.

REDS 5TH: Stynes doubled to center; B. Larkin walked; Young
flied to right [Stynes to third]; B. Boone struck out; Nieves
singled to third [Stynes scored, B. Larkin to second]; Perez
flied to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 6, Reds 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Ausmus popped to second; MONTGOMERY BATTED FOR
NITKOWSKI; Montgomery singled to center; Biggio doubled to left
[Montgomery scored]; Weathers threw a wild pitch [Biggio to
third]; Spiers reached on an error by B. Boone [Biggio scored
(unearned) (no RBI)]; Bell grounded out (third to first) [Spiers
to second]; Bagwell singled to center [Spiers scored
(unearned)]; Alou popped to second; 3 R (1 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.
 Astros 9, Reds 2.

REDS 6TH: MAGNANTE REPLACED MONTGOMERY (PITCHING); Fordyce
singled to right; WATKINS BATTED FOR WEATHERS; Watkins was
called out on strikes; Sanders lined to center; Stynes grounded
out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 9, Reds 2.

ASTROS 7TH: WATKINS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); SULLIVAN
REPLACED SANDERS (PITCHING); Everett flied to left; Gutierrez
walked; Ausmus singled to right [Gutierrez to second]; Magnante
singled to right [Gutierrez scored, Ausmus to second]; Biggio
lined into a double play (second to first) [Magnante out at
first]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 10, Reds 2.

REDS 7TH: B. Larkin flied to center; Young flied to right; B.
Boone grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 10, Reds 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Spiers doubled to right; Bell was called out on
strikes; Bagwell struck out; Sullivan threw a wild pitch [Spiers
to third]; Alou grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 10, Reds 2.

REDS 8TH: Nieves struck out (catcher to first); Perez walked;
Fordyce flied to right; Watkins flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 10, Reds 2.

ASTROS 9TH: KROON REPLACED SULLIVAN (PITCHING); Everett walked;
Gutierrez forced Everett (pitcher to shortstop); Kroon balked
[Gutierrez to second]; Ausmus singled to center [Gutierrez to
third]; WHITE REPLACED KROON (PITCHING); PHILLIPS BATTED FOR
MAGNANTE; Phillips homered [Gutierrez scored, Ausmus scored];
BOGAR BATTED FOR BIGGIO; Bogar popped to first; Spiers lined to
center; 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 13, Reds 2.

REDS 9TH: PHILLIPS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); BOGAR STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING 2B); SCANLAN REPLACED BAGWELL (PITCHING); TARASCO
BATTED FOR WHITE; Tarasco lined to left; Stynes reached on an
error by Gutierrez; HARRIS BATTED FOR B. LARKIN; Harris grounded
out (first to pitcher) [Stynes to second]; Young grounded out
(first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 13, Reds 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros          13  17   2    7
 Reds             2   6   1   11


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