Houston Astros 10, Cincinnati Reds 3
Regular Season Game 36
Played on Sunday, May 14, 2000 (N) at Enron Field

CIN N    2  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  0  -   3  6  2
HOU N    0  2  0    0  3  1    0  4  x  -  10 13  1
Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Reese 2b                      4   0   0   0       1   1       3   0
Casey 1b                      3   1   1   0       0   2       4   0
  Morris 1b                   1   0   0   0       1   0       3   1
Griffey cf                    1   1   0   0       3   1       1   0
Young lf                      4   0   0   0       1   2       1   0
Taubensee c                   5   1   2   0       0   1       5   2
Bichette rf                   4   0   1   2       0   0       2   0
Boone 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Castro ss                     4   0   2   1       0   1       4   5
Parris p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Stynes ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Dessens p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Tucker ph                   0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Aybar p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   3   6   3       7   8      24  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Castro-Casey, Taubensee-Castro-Reese.
E: Reese (6), Griffey (2).

BATTING - 
3B: Castro (1,off Slusarski).
HBP: Griffey (2,by Elarton).
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Reese (14,2nd base off Elarton/Meluskey).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cedeno rf                     4   1   1   0       1   0       5   0
Biggio 2b                     5   2   2   0       0   0       2   2
Bagwell 1b                    3   2   2   3       1   0       4   0
Caminiti 3b                   4   0   1   0       1   1       1   0
Alou lf                       5   0   1   1       0   1       3   0
  Bogar ss                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Hidalgo cf                    3   2   1   0       2   1       4   0
Meluskey c                    4   2   2   3       0   1       8   0
Spiers ss,lf                  4   1   3   1       0   0       0   0
Elarton p                     2   0   0   0       1   1       0   0
  Slusarski p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ward ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cabrera p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35  10  13   8       6   5      27   2

FIELDING - 
E: Meluskey (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Caminiti (6,off Parris); Bagwell (8,off Parris); Alou (4,off Aybar).
HR: Meluskey (5,5th inning off Parris 2 on 2 out).
HBP: Bagwell (6,by Parris).
GDP: Cedeno (4,off Parris); Elarton (1,off Parris).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno (14,2nd base off Parris/Taubensee); Spiers (4,2nd base off Aybar/Taubensee).
CS: Hidalgo (4,2nd base by Dessens/Taubensee).

PITCHING
Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Parris L(2-5)                 6    10   6   6   4   3   1  31
Dessens                       1     0   0   0   1   1   0   3
Aybar                         1     3   4   1   1   1   0   8
Totals                        8    13  10   7   6   5   1  42

WP: Parris (3).
HBP: Parris (1,Bagwell).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Elarton W(2-0)                7     4   2   2   5   8   0  31
Slusarski                     1     2   1   1   1   0   0   6
Cabrera                       1     0   0   0   1   0   0   4
Totals                        9     6   3   3   7   8   0  41

HBP: Elarton (2,Griffey).

Umpires: HP - Mike Vanvleet, 1B - CB Bucknor, 2B - Hunter Wendelstedt, 3B - Al Clark
Ejections: Sean Casey by Mike Vanvleet [Balls and strikes]; CIN
Coach Ron Oester by Mike Vanvleet [Balls and strikes]
Time of Game: 3:22   Attendance: 41882


Starting Lineups:

   Cincinnati Reds               Houston Astros           
1. Reese               2b        Cedeno              rf
2. Casey               1b        Biggio              2b
3. Griffey             cf        Bagwell             1b
4. Young               lf        Caminiti            3b
5. Taubensee           c         Alou                lf
6. Bichette            rf        Hidalgo             cf
7. Boone               3b        Meluskey            c
8. Castro              ss        Spiers              ss
9. Parris              p         Elarton             p

REDS 1ST: Reese flied to right; Casey singled to center; Griffey
was hit by a pitch [Casey to second]; Young walked [Casey to
third, Griffey to second]; Taubensee struck out; Bichette
singled [Casey scored, Griffey scored, Young to third]; Boone
flied to left; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Cedeno grounded out (shortstop to first); Biggio
singled to center; Bagwell grounded out (shortstop to first)
[Biggio to second]; Caminiti walked; Alou popped to second; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 0.

REDS 2ND: Castro flied to left; Parris lined to third; Reese
walked; Reese stole second [Reese to third (error by Meluskey)];
Casey struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Hidalgo singled; Meluskey singled to left [Hidalgo
to third]; Spiers singled to center [Hidalgo scored, Meluskey to
third (error by Griffey)]; Parris threw a wild pitch [Spiers to
second]; Elarton walked; Cedeno grounded into a double play
(shortstop to first) [Meluskey scored, Spiers to third, Elarton
out at second]; Biggio grounded out (shortstop to first); 2 R, 3
H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 2.

REDS 3RD: Griffey struck out; Young grounded out (first
unassisted); Taubensee singled to center; Bichette grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Bagwell walked; Caminiti doubled [Bagwell to third];
Alou struck out; Hidalgo struck out; Meluskey lined to left; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 2.

REDS 4TH: Boone flied to center; Castro was called out on
strikes; Parris popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 2,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Spiers singled to left; On a bunt Elarton grounded
into a double play (catcher to shortstop to second) [Spiers out
at second]; Cedeno singled to right; Cedeno stole second; Biggio
lined to right; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 2.

REDS 5TH: Reese flied to right; Casey was called out on
strikes; Reds coach Ron Oester and Sean Casey ejected by HP
umpire Mike Vanvleet; Griffey walked; Young struck out; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: MORRIS REPLACED CASEY (PLAYING 1B); Bagwell was hit
by a pitch; Caminiti grounded out (first unassisted) [Bagwell to
second]; Alou grounded out (third to first); Hidalgo walked;
Meluskey homered [Bagwell scored, Hidalgo scored]; Spiers
grounded out (first to pitcher); 3 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 2,
Astros 5.

REDS 6TH: Taubensee flied to center; Bichette flied to center;
Boone popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 5.

ASTROS 6TH: Elarton struck out; Cedeno flied to center; Biggio
singled; Bagwell doubled [Biggio scored]; Caminiti popped to
second; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 6.

REDS 7TH: Castro singled to left; STYNES BATTED FOR PARRIS;
Stynes flied to right; Reese struck out; Morris walked [Castro
to second]; Griffey walked [Castro to third, Morris to second];
Young struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 6.

ASTROS 7TH: DESSENS REPLACED STYNES (PITCHING); Alou grounded
out (third to first); Hidalgo walked; Hidalgo was caught
stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Meluskey struck out; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 6.

REDS 8TH: SLUSARSKI REPLACED ELARTON (PITCHING); Taubensee
singled; Bichette flied to left; Boone flied to center; Castro
tripled [Taubensee scored]; TUCKER BATTED FOR DESSENS; Tucker
walked; Reese flied to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 3,
Astros 6.

ASTROS 8TH: AYBAR REPLACED TUCKER (PITCHING); Spiers singled to
right; WARD BATTED FOR SLUSARSKI; Ward popped to shortstop;
Spiers stole second; Cedeno walked; Biggio reached on an error
by Reese [Spiers scored, Cedeno to third, Biggio to second];
Bagwell singled to center [Cedeno scored (unearned), Biggio
scored (unearned)]; Caminiti struck out; Alou doubled [Bagwell
scored (unearned)]; Hidalgo flied to right; 4 R (1 ER), 3 H, 1
E, 1 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 10.

REDS 9TH: BOGAR REPLACED ALOU (PLAYING SS); SPIERS CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); CABRERA REPLACED WARD (PITCHING); Morris
grounded out (first unassisted); Griffey walked; Griffey
advanced to second because of defensive indifference [Griffey to
second]; Young grounded out (second to first) [Griffey to
third]; Taubensee flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 3,
Astros 10.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Reds             3   6   2   11
 Astros          10  13   1    8


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