Houston Astros 4, Cincinnati Reds 3
Regular Season Game 159
Played on Thursday, September 27, 2007 (N) at Great American Ball Park

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    2  0  2  -   4  7  1
CIN N    2  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   3  5  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Anderson cf                   4   1   1   0       0   1       2   0
Burke 2b                      4   1   1   0       0   0       2   0
Ransom 3b                     2   0   0   0       1   2       1   0
  Wigginton 3b                1   1   1   0       0   0       1   2
Lee lf                        4   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
Pence rf                      4   0   1   1       0   2       7   0
Lamb 1b                       3   0   0   0       1   0       5   2
Bruntlett ss                  4   0   1   1       0   0       2   1
Towles c                      4   0   1   0       0   0       6   0
Rodriguez p                   2   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
  Palmeiro ph                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Biggio ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Borkowski p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Lidge p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   4   7   3       2   5      27   8

FIELDING - 
E: Wigginton (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Burke (19,off Belisle); Wigginton (11,off Majewski).
GDP: Lee (27,off Belisle).
IBB: Lamb (5,by Majewski).
Team LOB: 4.

Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hopper cf                     5   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Keppinger 2b                  4   1   1   0       0   0       4   3
Votto lf                      4   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
Encarnacion 3b                3   1   1   2       1   1       0   0
Cantu 1b                      3   1   0   0       1   1       4   0
Ross c                        2   0   0   0       2   0       5   0
Ellison rf                    2   0   1   0       0   0       6   0
Lopez ss                      3   0   0   0       0   2       3   2
  Valentin ph                 1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Gil pr                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Belisle p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Phillips ph                 0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  McBeth p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bray p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Majewski p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Salmon p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Coats ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   3   5   3       5   6      27   5

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Keppinger-Lopez-Cantu.
E: Majewski (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Keppinger (16,off Rodriguez).
HR: Encarnacion (16,1st inning off Rodriguez 1 on 2 out).
SH: Ellison 2 (2,off Rodriguez,off Lidge).
IBB: Phillips (4,by Rodriguez).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Rodriguez                     7     4   2   2   3   6   1  28
Borkowski W(5-3)              1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Lidge SV(18)                  1     1   1   1   2   0   0   6
Totals                        9     5   3   3   5   6   1  37

IBB: Rodriguez (2,Phillips).

Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Belisle                       7     3   2   2   1   4   0  24
McBeth                        0.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   2
Bray                          0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
Majewski L(0-4)               0.2   3   2   2   1   1   0   6
Salmon                        0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        9     7   4   4   2   5   0  35

IBB: Majewski (1,Lamb).

Umpires: HP - Doug Eddings, 1B - Mike Everitt, 2B - Chris Guccione, 3B - Kerwin Danley
Time of Game: 2:34   Attendance: 13626


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Cincinnati Reds          
1. Anderson            cf        Hopper              cf
2. Burke               2b        Keppinger           2b
3. Ransom              3b        Votto               lf
4. Lee                 lf        Encarnacion         3b
5. Pence               rf        Cantu               1b
6. Lamb                1b        Ross                c
7. Bruntlett           ss        Ellison             rf
8. Towles              c         Lopez               ss
9. Rodriguez           p         Belisle             p

ASTROS 1ST: Anderson struck out; Burke grounded out (second to
first); Ransom was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: On a bunt Hopper singled to first; Keppinger forced
Hopper (first to shortstop); Votto popped to third; Encarnacion
homered [Keppinger scored]; Cantu flied to right; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Lee flied to right; Pence lined to right; Lamb flied
to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 2.

REDS 2ND: Ross flied to center; Ellison singled to third; Lopez
struck out; Belisle flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Reds 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Bruntlett popped to second; Towles popped to
shortstop; Rodriguez grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 2.

REDS 3RD: Hopper grounded out (pitcher to first); Keppinger
doubled to center; Votto grounded out (first to pitcher)
[Keppinger to third]; Encarnacion walked; Cantu struck out; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Anderson flied to left; Burke popped to shortstop;
Ransom struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 2.

REDS 4TH: Ross flied to right; Ellison grounded out (shortstop
to first); Lopez struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Reds 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Lee flied to center; Pence struck out; Lamb lined to
second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 2.

REDS 5TH: Belisle was called out on strikes; Hopper was called
out on strikes; Keppinger flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Reds 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Bruntlett flied to right; Towles flied to right;
Rodriguez grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 0, Reds 2.

REDS 6TH: Votto lined to right; Encarnacion struck out; Cantu
flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Anderson singled to left; Burke doubled to left
[Anderson to third]; Ransom walked; Lee grounded into a double
play (second to shortstop to first) [Anderson scored (no RBI),
Burke to third, Ransom out at second]; Pence singled to center
[Burke scored]; Lamb flied to left; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 2, Reds 2.

REDS 7TH: WIGGINTON REPLACED RANSOM (PLAYING 3B); Ross walked;
Ellison out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Ross to
second]; Lopez grounded out (third to first); PHILLIPS BATTED
FOR BELISLE; Phillips was walked intentionally; Hopper popped to
shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 2.

ASTROS 8TH: MCBETH REPLACED PHILLIPS (PITCHING); Bruntlett flied
to left; Towles singled to left; PALMEIRO BATTED FOR RODRIGUEZ;
BRAY REPLACED MCBETH (PITCHING); BIGGIO BATTED FOR PALMEIRO;
Biggio lined to left; Anderson forced Towles (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 2.

REDS 8TH: BORKOWSKI REPLACED BIGGIO (PITCHING); Keppinger
grounded out (pitcher to first); Votto flied to center;
Encarnacion flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Reds 2.

ASTROS 9TH: MAJEWSKI REPLACED BRAY (PITCHING); Burke popped to
second; Wigginton doubled to left; Lee singled to left
[Wigginton scored, Lee to third (error by Majewski)]; Pence
struck out; Lamb was walked intentionally; Bruntlett singled to
right [Lee scored, Lamb to second]; SALMON REPLACED MAJEWSKI
(PITCHING); Towles flied to right; 2 R, 3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
4, Reds 2.

REDS 9TH: LIDGE REPLACED BORKOWSKI (PITCHING); Cantu walked;
Ross walked [Cantu to second]; Ellison out on a sacrifice bunt
(third to second) [Cantu to third, Ross to second]; VALENTIN
BATTED FOR LOPEZ; Valentin singled to third [Cantu scored, Ross
to third (error by Wigginton)]; GIL RAN FOR VALENTIN; COATS
BATTED FOR SALMON; Coats reached on a fielder's choice [Ross out
at home (first unassisted), Gil to second]; Hopper forced Gil
(third unassisted) [Coats to second]; 1 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 4, Reds 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           4   7   1    4
 Reds             3   5   1    7


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