Houston Astros 6, Cincinnati Reds 5
Regular Season Game 24
Played on Sunday, May 2, 2004 (D) at Minute Maid Park

CIN N    0  2  1    1  0  0    0  1  0  -   5  8  1
HOU N    0  0  0    3  0  0    0  3  x  -   6  9  2
Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Freel 2b                      2   1   0   0       0   1       3   1
  Jimenez 2b                  2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Castro ss,3b                  3   0   0   0       2   0       1   4
Griffey cf                    5   0   2   0       0   2       1   0
Casey 1b                      5   1   2   0       0   0       6   0
Dunn lf                       3   2   1   1       1   1       1   0
Larson 3b                     4   1   2   1       0   0       1   2
  Romano rf                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Valentin c                    3   0   1   2       0   1       7   1
Pena rf                       4   0   0   0       0   3       1   0
  Jones p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Lidle p                       2   0   0   0       1   2       1   0
  Larkin ss                   1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       34   5   8   4       4  10      24   8

FIELDING - 
E: Castro (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Larson (1,off Redding); Valentin (1,off Redding).
HR: Dunn (9,8th inning off Miceli 0 on 1 out).
SF: Valentin (1,off Redding).
HBP: Freel (3,by Redding).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Freel (5,2nd base off Redding/Ausmus).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio cf                     3   0   1   0       0   0       8   0
Everett ss                    4   1   1   0       0   1       1   1
Bagwell 1b                    3   2   2   1       1   1       3   0
Kent 2b                       4   2   2   2       0   0       0   1
Berkman lf                    3   1   1   0       1   1       1   0
Hidalgo rf                    4   0   1   0       0   2       3   1
Ensberg 3b                    2   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Miceli p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lamb ph                     1   0   1   2       0   0       0   0
  Dotel p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ausmus c                      3   0   0   1       0   0      10   0
Redding p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Backe p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Palmeiro ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gallo p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Harville p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Vizcaino 3b                 2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   6   9   6       2   7      27   3

FIELDING - 
E: Hidalgo (1), Vizcaino (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Bagwell (7,off Lidle).
HR: Kent (3,4th inning off Lidle 1 on 0 out).
SH: Ensberg (2,off Lidle); Ausmus (1,off Jones).
HBP: Biggio (4,by Lidle).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Biggio (1,2nd base by Lidle/Valentin).

PITCHING
Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lidle                         7     5   3   3   2   6   1  29
Jones L(1-1)                  1     4   3   3   0   1   0   7
Totals                        8     9   6   6   2   7   1  36

HBP: Lidle (2,Biggio).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Redding                       3     5   4   4   2   5   0  16
Backe                         1     0   0   0   1   1   0   4
Gallo                         1.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   5
Harville                      0.2   0   0   0   0   1   0   2
Miceli W(1-1)                 2     1   1   1   0   3   1   8
Dotel SV(4)                   1     1   0   0   1   0   0   5
Totals                        9     8   5   5   4  10   1  40

Redding faced 2 batters in the 4th inning
HBP: Redding (2,Freel).

Umpires: HP - Paul Schrieber, 1B - Ed Montague, 2B - Jerry Layne, 3B - Jerry Meals
Time of Game: 2:51   Attendance: 38313


Starting Lineups:

   Cincinnati Reds               Houston Astros           
1. Freel               2b        Biggio              cf
2. Castro              ss        Everett             ss
3. Griffey             cf        Bagwell             1b
4. Casey               1b        Kent                2b
5. Dunn                lf        Berkman             lf
6. Larson              3b        Hidalgo             rf
7. Valentin            c         Ensberg             3b
8. Pena                rf        Ausmus              c
9. Lidle               p         Redding             p

REDS 1ST: Freel struck out; Castro flied to right; Griffey
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

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

REDS 2ND: Casey singled to center; Dunn walked [Casey to
second]; Larson doubled to left [Casey scored, Dunn to third];
Valentin hit a sacrifice fly to right [Dunn scored, Larson to
third]; Pena struck out; Lidle struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Reds 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Berkman struck out; Hidalgo struck out; Ensberg
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 0.

REDS 3RD: Freel was hit by a pitch; Freel stole second; Castro
walked; Griffey singled to right [Freel scored (error by
Hidalgo) (no RBI), Castro out at third (right to third)]; Casey
flied to center; Dunn struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 3,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Ausmus popped to second; Redding struck out; Biggio
was hit by a pitch; Biggio was caught stealing second (catcher
to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 3, Astros 0.

REDS 4TH: Larson singled to third; Valentin doubled to left
[Larson scored]; BACKE REPLACED REDDING (PITCHING); Pena struck
out; Lidle walked; Freel flied to center; Castro grounded out
(second to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Everett singled to left; Bagwell doubled to left
[Everett scored]; Kent homered [Bagwell scored]; Berkman walked;
Hidalgo singled to left [Berkman to second]; Ensberg out on a
sacrifice bunt (third to first) [Berkman to third, Hidalgo to
second]; Ausmus lined to shortstop; PALMEIRO BATTED FOR BACKE;
Palmeiro grounded out (shortstop to first); 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 3.

REDS 5TH: GALLO REPLACED PALMEIRO (PITCHING); Griffey grounded
out (first unassisted); Casey singled to right; Dunn flied to
center; Larson popped to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds
4, Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Biggio singled to center; Everett flied to right;
Bagwell struck out; Kent flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Reds 4, Astros 3.

REDS 6TH: Valentin flied to center; HARVILLE REPLACED GALLO
(PITCHING); Pena grounded out (shortstop to first); Lidle was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Berkman grounded out (shortstop to first); Hidalgo
reached on an error by Castro; Ensberg forced Hidalgo (shortstop
to second); JIMENEZ REPLACED FREEL (PLAYING 2B); On a bunt
Ausmus made an out to pitcher; Freel left with injured neck
or shoulder; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 3.

REDS 7TH: MICELI REPLACED ENSBERG (PITCHING); VIZCAINO REPLACED
HARVILLE (PLAYING 3B); Jimenez flied to left; Castro flied to
center; Griffey struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 4,
Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Vizcaino popped to third; Biggio lined to left;
Everett grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Reds 4, Astros 3.

REDS 8TH: Casey flied to center; Dunn homered; Larson reached on
an error by Vizcaino [Larson to second]; Valentin struck out;
Pena struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 5, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: CASTRO CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 3B); ROMANO
REPLACED LARSON (PLAYING RF); JONES REPLACED PENA (PITCHING);
LARKIN REPLACED LIDLE (PLAYING SS); Bagwell singled to center;
Kent singled to right [Bagwell to second]; Berkman singled to
right [Bagwell to third, Kent to second]; Hidalgo struck out;
LAMB BATTED FOR MICELI; Lamb singled to center [Bagwell scored,
Kent scored, Berkman to third, Lamb to second (on throw)];
Ausmus out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher unassisted) [Berkman
scored, Lamb to third]; Vizcaino lined to shortstop; 3 R, 4 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Reds 5, Astros 6.

REDS 9TH: DOTEL REPLACED LAMB (PITCHING); Larkin flied to
center; Jimenez flied to center; Castro walked; Griffey singled
to left [Castro to second]; Casey flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Reds 5, Astros 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Reds             5   8   1    8
 Astros           6   9   2    6


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