Cincinnati Reds 12, Houston Astros 5
Regular Season Game 154
Played on Friday, September 22, 2000 (N) at Cinergy Field

HOU N    0  1  0    0  0  0    2  1  1  -   5 12  0
CIN N    2  5  0    0  0  0    2  3  x  -  12 14  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lugo ss                       5   1   2   0       0   0       1   2
Spiers 2b                     4   0   2   1       1   0       1   0
Bagwell 1b                    5   0   0   1       0   2       5   1
Berkman lf                    5   1   2   1       0   0       1   0
Alou rf                       5   0   1   0       0   1       4   0
Hidalgo cf                    4   2   3   2       0   0       3   0
Meluskey c                    3   0   1   0       1   0       9   0
Truby 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
Lima p                        0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ginter ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  B. Powell p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ward ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Linebrink p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bogar ph                    1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Meacham p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cedeno ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cabrera p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       39   5  12   5       2   5      24   5

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Bagwell-Lugo.

BATTING - 
2B: Spiers (17,off Dessens).
HR: Hidalgo 2 (44,2nd inning off Dessens 0 on 2 out,8th inning off Sullivan
0 on 0 out); Berkman (20,9th inning off Sullivan 0 on 2 out).
Team LOB: 9.

Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Tucker cf,rf                  4   3   3   2       1   0       5   0
Sexton 2b                     4   0   0   0       1   2       1   4
Young lf,1b                   4   2   1   0       1   1       2   1
Casey 1b                      3   2   3   3       1   0       7   0
  Hunter cf                   1   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Ochoa rf,lf                   4   1   1   4       0   0       3   0
Stynes 3b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  M. Bell 3b                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Santiago c                    3   2   1   1       1   1       5   0
Castro ss                     4   1   3   2       0   0       2   4
Dessens p                     3   1   1   0       0   2       0   0
  Sullivan p                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36  12  14  12       5   8      27   9

BATTING - 
2B: Casey (30,off Lima); Stynes (22,off B. Powell); Tucker (12,off Cabrera).
HR: Castro (2,2nd inning off Lima 1 on 0 out); Tucker (13,2nd inning off Lima
1 on 0 out); Casey 2 (17,2nd inning off Lima 0 on 2 out,7th inning off
Meacham 0 on 0 out); Santiago (8,7th inning off Meacham 0 on 2 out); Ochoa
(11,8th inning off Cabrera 2 on 2 out).
SF: Ochoa (3,off Lima).
GDP: Young (15,off Linebrink).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Tucker (13,2nd base off Lima/Meluskey).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lima L(7-16)                  2     5   7   7   3   1   3  14
B. Powell                     1     1   0   0   0   2   0   4
Linebrink                     3     2   0   0   2   2   0  12
Meacham                       1     3   2   2   0   0   2   6
Cabrera                       1     3   3   3   0   3   1   6
Totals                        8    14  12  12   5   8   6  42


Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dessens W(10-5)               6.2  10   3   3   1   3   1  31
Sullivan                      2.1   2   2   2   1   2   2  10
Totals                        9    12   5   5   2   5   3  41


Umpires: HP - Eric Cooper, 1B - Jeff Kellogg, 2B - Mike Reilly, 3B - Laz Diaz
Time of Game: 2:54   Attendance: 32223


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Cincinnati Reds          
1. Lugo                ss        Tucker              cf
2. Spiers              2b        Sexton              2b
3. Bagwell             1b        Young               lf
4. Berkman             lf        Casey               1b
5. Alou                rf        Ochoa               rf
6. Hidalgo             cf        Stynes              3b
7. Meluskey            c         Santiago            c
8. Truby               3b        Castro              ss
9. Lima                p         Dessens             p

ASTROS 1ST: Lugo grounded out (shortstop to first); Spiers
grounded out (second to first); Bagwell struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Tucker walked; Sexton struck out; Tucker stole second;
Young walked; Casey doubled to center [Tucker scored, Young to
third]; Ochoa hit a sacrifice fly to center [Young scored, Casey
to third]; Stynes flied to right; 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
0, Reds 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Berkman grounded out (shortstop to first); Alou
lined to right; Hidalgo homered; Meluskey singled; Truby lined
to shortstop; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 2.

REDS 2ND: Santiago walked; Castro homered [Santiago scored];
Dessens singled to center; Tucker homered [Dessens scored];
Sexton flied to right in foul territory; Young lined to left;
Casey homered; Lima's 47th homer surrendered for new NL
record; Ochoa flied to center; 5 R, 4 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
1, Reds 7.

ASTROS 3RD: GINTER BATTED FOR LIMA; Ginter struck out; Lugo
singled to left; Spiers singled to left [Lugo to second];
Bagwell struck out; Berkman grounded out (first unassisted); 0
R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 7.

REDS 3RD: B. POWELL REPLACED GINTER (PITCHING); Stynes doubled;
Santiago was called out on strikes; Castro flied to center;
Dessens struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 7.

ASTROS 4TH: Alou singled to center; Hidalgo singled to left
[Alou to second]; Meluskey flied to center; Truby flied to
right; WARD BATTED FOR B. POWELL; Ward grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 7.

REDS 4TH: LINEBRINK REPLACED WARD (PITCHING); Tucker grounded
out (shortstop to first); Sexton walked; Young struck out; Casey
walked [Sexton to second]; Ochoa forced Casey (shortstop to
second) [Sexton to third]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds
7.

ASTROS 5TH: Lugo lined to left; Spiers walked; Bagwell forced
Spiers (shortstop to second); Berkman singled to right [Bagwell
to second]; Alou flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
1, Reds 7.

REDS 5TH: Stynes popped to catcher in foul territory; Santiago
grounded out (third to first); Castro singled to left; Dessens
was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds
7.

ASTROS 6TH: Hidalgo lined to center; Meluskey flied to center;
Truby grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Reds 7.

REDS 6TH: Tucker singled to right; Sexton flied to right; Young
grounded into a double play (first to shortstop) [Tucker out at
second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 7.

ASTROS 7TH: BOGAR BATTED FOR LINEBRINK; Bogar singled to center;
Lugo singled to center [Bogar to second]; Spiers doubled to
right [Bogar scored, Lugo to third]; Bagwell grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Lugo scored]; Berkman flied to right;
SULLIVAN REPLACED DESSENS (PITCHING); Alou flied to center; 2 R,
3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 7.

REDS 7TH: MEACHAM REPLACED BOGAR (PITCHING); Casey homered;
Ochoa flied to right; Stynes grounded out (third to first);
Santiago homered; Castro singled to center; Sullivan grounded
out (first unassisted); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 9.

ASTROS 8TH: TUCKER CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); YOUNG CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); HUNTER REPLACED CASEY (PLAYING CF);
OCHOA CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); M. BELL REPLACED STYNES
(PLAYING 3B); Hidalgo homered; Meluskey walked; Truby struck
out; CEDENO BATTED FOR MEACHAM; Cedeno forced Meluskey (first to
shortstop); Lugo flied to center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
4, Reds 9.

REDS 8TH: CABRERA REPLACED CEDENO (PITCHING); Tucker doubled;
Sexton struck out; Young singled to left [Tucker to third];
Hunter struck out; Ochoa homered [Tucker scored, Young scored];
M. Bell struck out; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Reds 12.

ASTROS 9TH: Spiers grounded out (second to first); Bagwell flied
to center; Berkman homered; Alou struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 5, Reds 12.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5  12   0    9
 Reds            12  14   0    6


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