Cincinnati Reds 6, Houston Astros 4
Regular Season Game 155
Played on Saturday, September 23, 2000 (D) at Cinergy Field

HOU N    1  0  2    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   4 11  0
CIN N    0  0  2    0  0  1    0  3  x  -   6 12  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lugo 2b                       5   2   2   1       0   2       0   3
Spiers 3b                     4   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
Bagwell 1b                    4   1   4   2       0   0       8   2
Berkman lf                    3   0   0   0       1   1       2   0
  Barker pr,cf                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Alou rf                       4   1   1   0       0   0       5   0
Hidalgo cf                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cedeno cf,lf                3   0   2   1       1   1       2   0
Meluskey c                    4   0   1   0       0   0       2   2
Bogar ss                      3   0   1   0       0   0       1   1
Elarton p                     3   0   0   0       0   3       3   2
  Franklin p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Slusarski p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Valdes p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ward ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       34   4  11   4       2   9      24  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Elarton-Bagwell.

BATTING - 
2B: Lugo (21,off Harnisch); Bagwell (37,off Harnisch); Meluskey (20,off Graves).
3B: Cedeno (5,off Harnisch).
HR: Lugo (9,3rd inning off Harnisch 0 on 1 out); Bagwell (45,3rd inning off
Harnisch 0 on 2 out).
HBP: Bogar (3,by Harnisch).
GDP: Bogar (14,off Harnisch).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Cedeno (11,Home by Harnisch/LaRue).

Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Tucker cf,rf                  4   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
Sexton 2b                     4   1   2   0       1   0       1   1
Young lf                      4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
  Hunter cf                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Casey 1b                      4   1   2   1       0   0      11   0
Ochoa rf,lf                   4   1   2   1       0   0       3   0
Stynes 3b                     3   2   3   2       1   0       1   2
Castro ss                     3   1   1   0       0   1       2   5
LaRue c                       1   0   0   0       1   1       6   1
  Santiago ph,c               0   0   0   1       1   0       2   2
Harnisch p                    2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Kieschnick ph               1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Riedling p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Griffey ph                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Bartee pr                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Graves p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       31   6  12   6       4   2      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Castro-Casey, Stynes-Casey, Castro-Sexton.

BATTING - 
2B: Casey 2 (32,off Elarton 2); Sexton (3,off Elarton); Stynes (23,off Elarton).
HR: Ochoa (12,8th inning off Slusarski 0 on 1 out); Stynes (10,8th inning off
Slusarski 0 on 1 out).
SH: Castro (4,off Elarton).
SF: Santiago (5,off Elarton); Tucker (2,off Valdes).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Sexton (1,2nd base by Elarton/Meluskey).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Elarton                       7     8   3   3   3   2   0  30
Franklin                      0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Slusarski L(2-7)              0     3   3   3   1   0   2   4
Valdes                        0.2   1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        8    12   6   6   4   2   2  38


Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Harnisch                      6     8   4   4   1   5   2  25
Riedling W(3-0)               2     1   0   0   1   2   0   7
Graves SV(30)                 1     2   0   0   0   2   0   5
Totals                        9    11   4   4   2   9   2  37

WP: Riedling (1), Graves (3).
HBP: Harnisch (1,Bogar).

Umpires: HP - Jeff Kellogg, 1B - Mike Reilly, 2B - Laz Diaz, 3B - Eric Cooper
Time of Game: 2:59   Attendance: 32660


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Cincinnati Reds          
1. Lugo                2b        Tucker              cf
2. Spiers              3b        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         Castro              ss
8. Bogar               ss        LaRue               c
9. Elarton             p         Harnisch            p

ASTROS 1ST: 1:52 rain delay in the eighth; Lugo doubled
to left; Spiers flied to right; Bagwell doubled [Lugo scored];
Berkman grounded out (second to first) [Bagwell to third]; Alou
flied to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: CEDENO REPLACED HIDALGO (PLAYING CF); Tucker grounded
out (second to first); Sexton grounded out (third to first);
Young singled to left; Casey doubled to left [Young to third];
Ochoa popped to third; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cedeno singled to left; Meluskey lined to right;
Bogar grounded into a double play (shortstop to first) [Cedeno
out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 0.

REDS 2ND: Stynes walked; Castro flied to center; LaRue walked
[Stynes to second]; Harnisch flied to center; Tucker flied to
right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Elarton struck out; Lugo homered; Spiers grounded
out (first unassisted); Bagwell homered; Berkman struck out; 2
R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 0.

REDS 3RD: Sexton doubled to right; Young grounded out (second to
first) [Sexton to third]; Casey doubled to left [Sexton scored];
Ochoa singled [Casey to third]; Stynes singled to center [Casey
scored, Ochoa to third]; Castro struck out; LaRue struck out; 2
R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Alou singled; Cedeno tripled [Alou scored]; Meluskey
popped to catcher; Bogar was hit by a pitch; Cedeno was caught
stealing home (catcher to third to first) [Bogar to second];
Elarton struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Reds 2.

REDS 4TH: Harnisch popped to first; Tucker grounded out (first
to pitcher); Sexton walked; Sexton was caught stealing second
(catcher to shortstop); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Reds 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Lugo struck out; Spiers struck out; Bagwell singled;
Berkman flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Reds 2.

REDS 5TH: Young grounded out (pitcher to shortstop to first);
Casey flied to left; Ochoa flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 4, Reds 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Alou grounded out (shortstop to first); Cedeno
walked; Meluskey lined into a double play (third to first)
[Cedeno out at first]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Reds 2.

REDS 6TH: Stynes doubled to left; Castro out on a sacrifice bunt
(catcher to first) [Stynes to third]; SANTIAGO BATTED FOR LARUE;
Santiago hit a sacrifice fly to right [Stynes scored];
KIESCHNICK BATTED FOR HARNISCH; Kieschnick grounded out (first
to pitcher); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Reds 3.

ASTROS 7TH: SANTIAGO STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); RIEDLING
REPLACED KIESCHNICK (PITCHING); Bogar grounded out (shortstop to
first); Elarton struck out; Lugo struck out (catcher to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Reds 3.

REDS 7TH: Tucker flied to left; Sexton singled to center; Young
lined into a double play (pitcher to first) [Sexton out at
first]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Reds 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Spiers grounded out (shortstop to first); Bagwell
singled to left; Riedling threw a wild pitch [Bagwell to
second]; Berkman walked; BARKER RAN FOR BERKMAN; Alou lined into
a double play (shortstop to second) [Bagwell out at second]; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Reds 3.

REDS 8TH: BARKER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); CEDENO CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); FRANKLIN REPLACED ELARTON (PITCHING);
Casey grounded out (second to first); SLUSARSKI REPLACED
FRANKLIN (PITCHING); Ochoa homered; Stynes homered; Castro
singled to center; Santiago walked [Castro to second]; VALDES
REPLACED SLUSARSKI (PITCHING); GRIFFEY BATTED FOR RIEDLING;
Griffey singled [Castro to third, Santiago to second]; BARTEE
RAN FOR GRIFFEY; Tucker hit a sacrifice fly to right [Castro
scored, Santiago to third]; Sexton flied to right; 3 R, 4 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Reds 6.

ASTROS 9TH: TUCKER CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); OCHOA CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); HUNTER REPLACED YOUNG (PLAYING CF);
GRAVES REPLACED BARTEE (PITCHING); Cedeno struck out (catcher to
first); Meluskey doubled; Bogar singled to center [Meluskey to
third]; WARD BATTED FOR VALDES; Graves threw a wild pitch [Bogar
to second]; Ward struck out; Lugo grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Reds 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           4  11   0    6
 Reds             6  12   0    8


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