Houston Astros 1, Cincinnati Reds 0
Regular Season Game 144
Played on Monday, September 7, 1998 (D) at Astrodome

CIN N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  6  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  x  -   1  4  2
Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Sanders rf                    4   0   0   0       0   4       7   0
  Graves p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Stynes lf                     4   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
B. Larkin ss                  4   0   1   0       0   2       0   1
Young 1b                      4   0   2   0       0   2       8   0
Hammonds cf                   4   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
B. Boone 2b                   4   0   0   0       0   1       2   1
A. Boone 3b                   3   0   1   0       0   0       0   3
Fordyce c                     2   0   1   0       1   0       6   1
  Watkins pr,rf               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Parris p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Nieves ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Taubensee c                 0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       32   0   6   0       1  14      24   9

BATTING - 
2B: A. Boone (10,off Randy Johnson); Fordyce (8,off Randy Johnson).
IBB: Fordyce (3,by Randy Johnson).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: B. Larkin (3,2nd base by Randy Johnson/Ausmus).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   1       2   1
Everett cf                    4   0   2   0       0   1       2   0
Bell rf                       4   1   1   1       0   0       1   0
Bagwell 1b                    2   0   0   0       1   0       5   1
Alou lf                       2   0   1   0       1   0       1   0
Berry 3b                      3   0   0   0       0   2       0   3
Ausmus c                      3   0   0   0       0   0      15   0
Bogar ss                      3   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
Randy Johnson p               3   0   0   0       0   3       0   1
Totals                       28   1   4   1       2   8      27   8

FIELDING - 
E: Bagwell (7), Randy Johnson (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Everett (33,off Parris).
HR: Bell (19,6th inning off Parris 0 on 1 out).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Bell (13,2nd base off Parris/Fordyce).

PITCHING
Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Parris L(4-4)                 7     4   1   1   2   7   1  27
Graves                        1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        8     4   1   1   2   8   1  30


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Randy Johnson W(7-1)          9     6   0   0   1  14   0  33

IBB: Randy Johnson (1,Fordyce).

Umpires: HP - Jeff Nelson, 1B - Paul Schrieber, 2B - Charlie Reliford, 3B - Ed Montague
Time of Game: 2:07   Attendance: 42787


Starting Lineups:

   Cincinnati Reds               Houston Astros           
1. Sanders             rf        Biggio              2b
2. Stynes              lf        Everett             cf
3. B. Larkin           ss        Bell                rf
4. Young               1b        Bagwell             1b
5. Hammonds            cf        Alou                lf
6. B. Boone            2b        Berry               3b
7. A. Boone            3b        Ausmus              c
8. Fordyce             c         Bogar               ss
9. Parris              p         Randy Johnson       p

REDS 1ST: Sanders struck out; Stynes struck out; B. Larkin
singled to left; B. Larkin was caught stealing second (pitcher
to first to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio flied to right; Everett singled to right;
Bell forced Everett (third to second); Bell stole second;
Bagwell walked; Alou forced Bagwell (shortstop to second); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

REDS 2ND: Young struck out; Hammonds grounded out (third to
first); B. Boone lined to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Berry flied to right; Ausmus flied to right; Bogar
flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

REDS 3RD: A. Boone popped to catcher; Fordyce grounded out
(third to first); Parris flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Reds 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Randy Johnson struck out; Biggio grounded out (first
unassisted); Everett doubled to left; Bell grounded out (third
to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

REDS 4TH: Sanders struck out; Stynes lined to left; B. Larkin
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Bagwell flied to right; Alou walked; Berry struck
out; Ausmus flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0,
Astros 0.

REDS 5TH: Young singled to third; Hammonds struck out; B. Boone
was called out on strikes; A. Boone doubled to left [Young to
third]; Fordyce was walked intentionally; Parris was called out
on strikes; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Bogar grounded out (pitcher to first); Randy Johnson
struck out; Biggio flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds
0, Astros 0.

REDS 6TH: Sanders struck out; Stynes flied to center; B. Larkin
was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros
0.

ASTROS 6TH: Everett struck out; Bell homered; Bagwell grounded
out (second to first); Alou singled to center; Berry struck out;
1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 1.

REDS 7TH: Young singled to center; Hammonds flied to center; B.
Boone forced Young (third to second); B. Boone was picked off
first but was safe on an error by Bagwell [B. Boone to second];
A. Boone grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Ausmus grounded out (third to first); Bogar struck
out (catcher to first); Randy Johnson was called out on strikes;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 1.

REDS 8TH: Fordyce doubled to center; NIEVES BATTED FOR PARRIS;
WATKINS RAN FOR FORDYCE; Watkins advanced to third (error by
Randy Johnson); Nieves struck out; Sanders struck out; Stynes
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: WATKINS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); GRAVES REPLACED
SANDERS (PITCHING); TAUBENSEE REPLACED NIEVES (PLAYING C );
Biggio struck out; Everett grounded out (pitcher to first); Bell
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0,
Astros 1.

REDS 9TH: B. Larkin grounded out (shortstop to first); Young was
called out on strikes; Hammonds singled to center; B. Boone
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0,
Astros 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Reds             0   6   0    6
 Astros           1   4   2    5


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