Houston Astros 3, Cincinnati Reds 2
Regular Season Game 3
Played on Friday, April 8, 2005 (N) at Minute Maid Park

CIN N    0  0  0    0  1  0    0  1  0  -   2  8  0
HOU N    0  1  0    0  0  2    0  0  x  -   3  8  0
Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Jimenez 2b                    3   0   1   0       1   1       3   1
Griffey cf                    4   0   0   0       0   3       2   0
Casey 1b                      4   0   2   1       0   1       6   0
Kearns rf                     4   0   0   0       0   4       0   0
  Weber p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Dunn lf                       4   0   2   0       0   0       2   0
Randa 3b                      4   1   1   1       0   2       1   0
Aurilia ss                    4   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Valentin c                    4   1   1   0       0   1       9   0
Ortiz p                       1   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Freel ph                    1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Belisle p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Weathers p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Pena ph,rf                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   2   8   2       1  12      24   5

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Belisle-Aurilia-Casey.

BATTING - 
2B: Valentin (1,off Qualls); Dunn (1,off Lidge).
HR: Randa (3,5th inning off Clemens 0 on 1 out).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Freel (2,Home by Clemens/Ausmus).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Everett ss                    3   0   0   0       1   1       1   3
Biggio 2b                     4   0   1   0       0   1       0   4
Bagwell 1b                    2   0   1   0       2   1       8   1
Ensberg 3b                    3   0   0   0       1   3       0   1
Scott lf                      4   2   2   0       0   0       0   0
  Lidge p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Lane rf                       3   0   1   1       0   0       1   0
Ausmus c                      4   0   0   0       0   1      14   1
Taveras cf                    3   1   2   0       1   1       2   0
Clemens p                     3   0   1   2       0   1       1   1
  Qualls p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Franco p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Palmeiro lf                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   3   8   3       5   9      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Ausmus-Everett-Ausmus.

BATTING - 
3B: Scott (1,off Ortiz).
SF: Lane (1,off Ortiz).
GDP: Ausmus (2,off Belisle).
IBB: Taveras (1,by Belisle).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Taveras (1,2nd base off Belisle/Valentin).

PITCHING
Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ortiz                         5     5   1   1   3   6   0  22
Belisle L(0-1)                1     3   2   2   1   1   0   6
Weathers                      1     0   0   0   1   1   0   4
Weber                         1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        8     8   3   3   5   9   0  35

IBB: Belisle (1,Taveras).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Clemens W(1-0)                7     5   1   1   0   9   1  25
Qualls                        0.1   1   1   1   1   0   0   3
Franco                        0.1   1   0   0   0   1   0   2
Lidge SV(2)                   1.1   1   0   0   0   2   0   5
Totals                        9     8   2   2   1  12   1  35


Umpires: HP - Bob Davidson, 1B - Ed Rapuano, 2B - CB Bucknor, 3B - Phil Cuzzi
Time of Game: 2:50   Attendance: 36382


Starting Lineups:

   Cincinnati Reds               Houston Astros           
1. Jimenez             2b        Everett             ss
2. Griffey             cf        Biggio              2b
3. Casey               1b        Bagwell             1b
4. Kearns              rf        Ensberg             3b
5. Dunn                lf        Scott               lf
6. Randa               3b        Lane                rf
7. Aurilia             ss        Ausmus              c
8. Valentin            c         Taveras             cf
9. Ortiz               p         Clemens             p

REDS 1ST: Jimenez grounded out (shortstop to first); Griffey
struck out; Casey grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Everett popped to second; Biggio struck out; Bagwell
singled to center; Ensberg struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Reds 0, Astros 0.

REDS 2ND: Kearns struck out; Dunn lined to right; Randa grounded
out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Scott tripled to center; Lane hit a sacrifice fly to
left [Scott scored]; Ausmus flied to center; On a bunt Taveras
singled to pitcher; Taveras was picked off first (pitcher to
first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 1.

REDS 3RD: Aurilia lined to center; Valentin struck out; Ortiz
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Clemens struck out; Everett popped to second; Biggio
singled to center; Bagwell walked [Biggio to second]; Ensberg
walked [Biggio to third, Bagwell to second]; Scott grounded out
(first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 1.

REDS 4TH: Jimenez struck out; Griffey flied to center; Casey
singled to center; Kearns struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Reds 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Lane popped to second; Ausmus struck out; Taveras
singled to center; Clemens grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 1.

REDS 5TH: Dunn grounded out (first to pitcher); Randa homered;
Aurilia grounded out (pitcher to first); Valentin grounded out
(second to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Everett walked; Biggio grounded out (second to
first) [Everett to second]; Bagwell struck out; Ensberg was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 1.

REDS 6TH: FREEL BATTED FOR ORTIZ; Freel singled to center;
Jimenez singled to right [Freel to third]; Griffey was called
out on strikes while Freel was caught stealing home (catcher to
shortstop to catcher) [Jimenez to second]; Casey struck out; 0
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: BELISLE REPLACED FREEL (PITCHING); Scott singled to
center; Lane singled to left [Scott to second]; Ausmus grounded
into a double play (pitcher to shortstop to first) [Scott to
third, Lane out at second]; Taveras was walked intentionally;
Taveras stole second; Clemens singled to shortstop [Scott
scored, Taveras scored]; Everett was called out on strikes; 2 R,
3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 3.

REDS 7TH: Kearns struck out; Dunn singled to center; Randa was
called out on strikes; Aurilia grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: WEATHERS REPLACED BELISLE (PITCHING); Biggio popped
to first; Bagwell walked; Ensberg was called out on strikes;
Scott flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 3.

REDS 8TH: QUALLS REPLACED CLEMENS (PITCHING); Valentin doubled
to left; PENA BATTED FOR WEATHERS; Pena popped to shortstop;
Jimenez walked; FRANCO REPLACED QUALLS (PITCHING); Griffey was
called out on strikes; Casey singled to center [Valentin scored,
Jimenez to third]; LIDGE REPLACED SCOTT (PITCHING); PALMEIRO
REPLACED FRANCO (PLAYING LF); Kearns struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: WEBER REPLACED KEARNS (PITCHING); PENA STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING RF); Lane lined to third; Ausmus lined to left;
Taveras struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 3.

REDS 9TH: Dunn doubled to left; Randa struck out; Aurilia popped
to catcher; Valentin grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Reds 2, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Reds             2   8   0    6
 Astros           3   8   0    8


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