Cincinnati Reds 7, Houston Astros 0
Regular Season Game 43
Played on Sunday, May 23, 2004 (D) at Great American Ball Park

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  6  0
CIN N    2  0  0    1  2  0    1  1  x  -   7 12  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio cf                     3   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Everett ss                    4   0   1   0       0   1       1   4
Berkman lf                    3   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Kent 2b                       4   0   1   0       0   0       2   6
Ensberg 3b                    4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Hidalgo rf                    4   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
Vizcaino 1b                   3   0   2   0       0   0       9   2
Ausmus c                      3   0   0   0       0   0       7   0
Miller p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Duckworth p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Palmeiro ph                 0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Backe p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   0   6   0       2   4      24  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Kent-Everett-Vizcaino.

BATTING - 
HBP: Biggio (8,by Lidle).
GDP: Ausmus (7,off Lidle); Biggio (3,off Lidle).
Team LOB: 6.

Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Freel 3b                      5   0   1   0       0   1       3   5
Jimenez 2b                    3   1   0   0       1   0       4   3
Casey 1b                      4   3   3   1       0   0      10   0
Griffey cf                    3   1   1   2       1   0       3   0
Kearns rf                     4   0   2   2       0   1       2   0
Dunn lf                       4   0   0   0       0   2       2   0
Valentin c                    4   2   2   1       0   1       3   1
Castro ss                     4   0   3   1       0   0       0   4
Lidle p                       2   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
Totals                       33   7  12   7       2   7      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Freel-Casey, Freel-Jimenez-Casey, Freel-Jimenez-Casey.
E: Jimenez (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Valentin (3,off Backe); Castro (4,off Backe).
HR: Valentin (3,4th inning off Miller 0 on 1 out); Griffey (9,5th inning off
Miller 1 on 2 out); Casey (5,7th inning off Duckworth 0 on 1 out).
SH: Lidle 2 (3,off Miller,off Duckworth).
GDP: Jimenez (4,off Miller).
Team LOB: 6.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Miller L(5-4)                 5     8   5   5   2   5   2  24
Duckworth                     2     2   1   1   0   1   1   8
Backe                         1     2   1   1   0   1   0   5
Totals                        8    12   7   7   2   7   3  37


Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lidle W(3-4)                  9     6   0   0   2   4   0  33

WP: Lidle 2 (2).
HBP: Lidle (3,Biggio).

Umpires: HP - Jeff Kellogg, 1B - Doug Eddings, 2B - Dan Iassogna, 3B - Charlie Reliford
Time of Game: 2:26   Attendance: 29693


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio was hit by a pitch; Everett was called out on
strikes; Lidle threw a wild pitch [Biggio to second]; Berkman
walked; Kent forced Biggio (third unassisted) [Berkman to
second]; Ensberg forced Kent (shortstop to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Freel struck out; Jimenez walked; Casey singled to
second [Jimenez to second]; Griffey walked [Jimenez to third,
Casey to second]; Kearns singled to right [Jimenez scored, Casey
scored, Griffey to third]; Dunn struck out; Valentin struck out;
2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Hidalgo popped to first; Vizcaino flied to left;
Ausmus popped to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 2.

REDS 2ND: Castro singled to center; Lidle out on a sacrifice
bunt (first to second) [Castro to second]; Freel singled to
right [Castro to third]; Jimenez grounded into a double play
(second to shortstop to first) [Freel out at second]; 0 R, 2 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Miller grounded out (second to first); Biggio
grounded out (third to first); Everett singled to left; Berkman
flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 2.

REDS 3RD: Casey flied to center; Griffey flied to right; Kearns
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Reds 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Kent singled to right; Ensberg forced Kent
(shortstop to second); Hidalgo lined into a double play to third
[Ensberg out at first (third to first)]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Reds 2.

REDS 4TH: Dunn grounded out (second to first); Valentin homered;
Castro flied to center; Lidle was called out on strikes; 1 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Vizcaino singled to shortstop; Ausmus grounded into
a double play (third to second to first) [Vizcaino out at
second]; Miller grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 3.

REDS 5TH: Freel grounded out (second to first); Jimenez flied to
left; Casey singled to center; Griffey homered [Casey scored];
Kearns singled to left; Dunn struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Reds 5.

ASTROS 6TH: Biggio singled to left; Everett flied to right;
Berkman flied to center; Kent grounded out (shortstop to first);
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 5.

REDS 6TH: DUCKWORTH REPLACED MILLER (PITCHING); Valentin
grounded out (second to first); Castro singled to center; Lidle
out on a sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Castro to second];
Freel grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Reds 5.

ASTROS 7TH: Ensberg struck out; Hidalgo struck out (catcher to
first); Vizcaino singled to second [Vizcaino to second (error by
Jimenez)]; Ausmus lined to left; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
0, Reds 5.

REDS 7TH: Jimenez grounded out (second to first); Casey homered;
Griffey grounded out (second to first); Kearns was called out on
strikes; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 6.

ASTROS 8TH: PALMEIRO BATTED FOR DUCKWORTH; Palmeiro walked;
Biggio grounded into a double play (third to second to first)
[Palmeiro out at second]; Everett grounded out (third to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 6.

REDS 8TH: BACKE REPLACED PALMEIRO (PITCHING); Dunn popped to
third; Valentin doubled to center; Castro doubled [Valentin
scored]; Lidle struck out; Freel grounded out (shortstop to
first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 7.

ASTROS 9TH: Berkman flied to center; Kent lined to right;
Ensberg singled to left; Lidle threw a wild pitch [Ensberg to
second]; Hidalgo struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Reds 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           0   6   0    6
 Reds             7  12   1    6


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