Houston Astros 9, Cincinnati Reds 3
Regular Season Game 22
Played on Wednesday, April 23, 2008 (N) at Great American Ball Park

HOU N    0  2  0    7  0  0    0  0  0  -   9 14  1
CIN N    1  0  0    0  0  0    1  0  1  -   3 10  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Matsui 2b                     5   1   1   2       0   1       2   2
Erstad cf                     5   1   3   0       0   1       0   0
Tejada ss                     5   1   1   1       0   1       0   4
  Blum 3b                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Berkman 1b                    4   1   1   1       0   0       7   1
  Ausmus 1b                   1   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Lee lf                        4   2   2   1       0   1       4   0
  Cruz lf                     1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Pence rf                      4   2   3   2       1   0       1   0
Loretta 3b,ss                 4   1   2   1       0   1       0   4
Towles c                      4   0   1   0       0   1       8   0
Sampson p                     3   0   0   0       0   2       1   1
  Wright p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Geary p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       40   9  14   8       1   9      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Tejada-Matsui-Berkman, Loretta-Matsui-Berkman.
E: Matsui (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Lee 2 (7,off Arroyo,off Lincoln); Pence (6,off Arroyo); Loretta (4,off
Arroyo).
SH: Sampson (1,off Arroyo).
Team LOB: 6.

Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hairston cf,rf                5   0   2   0       0   0       1   0
Keppinger ss                  4   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Griffey rf                    2   1   1   1       1   0       4   0
  Freel lf                    1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
B. Phillips 2b                4   0   2   0       0   1       2   0
Dunn lf                       3   1   1   0       0   1       2   0
  Mercker p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Valentin ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Affeldt p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Encarnacion 3b                4   1   1   1       0   1       2   0
Votto 1b                      4   0   0   0       0   2       4   0
Ross c                        4   0   2   0       0   1       9   0
Arroyo p                      1   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Lincoln p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hatteberg ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Fogg p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Patterson ph,cf             2   0   1   1       0   1       2   0
Totals                       36   3  10   3       1   8      27   4

FIELDING - 
E: Keppinger (1), Lincoln (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Ross (1,off Sampson); B. Phillips 2 (6,off Sampson,off Wright); Patterson
(6,off Sampson).
HR: Griffey (4,1st inning off Sampson 0 on 2 out); Encarnacion (6,9th inning
off Geary 0 on 0 out).
GDP: Keppinger 2 (6,off Sampson 2).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Sampson W(1-2)                7     8   2   2   1   6   1  28
Wright                        1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Geary                         1     1   1   1   0   2   1   5
Totals                        9    10   3   3   1   8   2  37


Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Arroyo L(0-3)                 3.2  10   8   8   1   5   0  22
Lincoln                       1.1   2   1   0   0   1   0   6
Fogg                          2     2   0   0   0   2   0   8
Mercker                       1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Affeldt                       1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9    14   9   8   1   9   0  42


Umpires: HP - Tom Hallion, 1B - Brian O'Nora, 2B - Paul Nauert, 3B - Jerry Crawford
Time of Game: 2:41   Attendance: 16017


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Cincinnati Reds          
1. Matsui              2b        Hairston            cf
2. Erstad              cf        Keppinger           ss
3. Tejada              ss        Griffey             rf
4. Berkman             1b        B. Phillips         2b
5. Lee                 lf        Dunn                lf
6. Pence               rf        Encarnacion         3b
7. Loretta             3b        Votto               1b
8. Towles              c         Ross                c
9. Sampson             p         Arroyo              p

ASTROS 1ST: Matsui popped to third; Erstad singled to center;
Tejada struck out; Berkman grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Hairston singled to right; Keppinger grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Hairston out at
second]; Griffey homered; B. Phillips struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Lee doubled to left; Pence doubled to left [Lee
scored]; Loretta singled to left [Pence scored]; Towles singled
to left [Loretta to second]; Sampson out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [Loretta to third, Towles to second]; Matsui
struck out; Erstad struck out; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2,
Reds 1.

REDS 2ND: Dunn struck out; Encarnacion flied to left; Votto
lined to pitcher (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Reds 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Tejada flied to right; Berkman flied to left; Lee
popped to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 1.

REDS 3RD: Ross doubled; Arroyo struck out; Hairston singled to
right [Ross to third]; Keppinger grounded into a double play
(third to second to first) [Hairston out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Reds 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Pence walked; Loretta doubled to left [Pence to
third]; Towles was called out on strikes; Sampson struck out;
Matsui singled to right [Pence scored, Loretta scored]; Erstad
singled to center [Matsui to third]; Tejada singled to center
[Matsui scored, Erstad to third]; Berkman singled to right
[Erstad scored, Tejada to second]; LINCOLN REPLACED ARROYO
(PITCHING); Lee doubled to third [Tejada scored, Berkman to
third]; Pence singled to pitcher [Berkman scored, Lee scored
(error by Lincoln) (unearned) (no RBI)]; Loretta flied to right;
7 R (6 ER), 7 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 9, Reds 1.

REDS 4TH: Griffey grounded out (first to pitcher); B. Phillips
doubled to left; Dunn flied to left [B. Phillips to third];
Encarnacion flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 9, Reds
1.

ASTROS 5TH: Towles grounded out (shortstop to first); Sampson
was called out on strikes; Matsui flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 9, Reds 1.

REDS 5TH: Votto struck out; Ross grounded out (third to first);
HATTEBERG BATTED FOR LINCOLN; Hatteberg grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 9, Reds 1.

ASTROS 6TH: FOGG REPLACED HATTEBERG (PITCHING); Erstad singled
to center; Tejada popped to third; Berkman flied to right; Lee
was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 9, Reds
1.

REDS 6TH: Hairston grounded out (shortstop to first); Keppinger
grounded out (third to first); Griffey walked; B. Phillips flied
to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 9, Reds 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Pence singled to shortstop [Pence to second (error
by Keppinger)]; Loretta was called out on strikes; Towles flied
to right; Sampson popped to second; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 9, Reds 1.

REDS 7TH: Dunn singled to right; Encarnacion was called out on
strikes; Votto struck out; Ross singled to left [Dunn to
second]; PATTERSON BATTED FOR FOGG; Patterson doubled to left
[Dunn scored, Ross to third]; Hairston lined to left; 1 R, 3 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 9, Reds 2.

ASTROS 8TH: HAIRSTON CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); FREEL
REPLACED GRIFFEY (PLAYING LF); MERCKER REPLACED DUNN (PITCHING);
PATTERSON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); Matsui flied to center;
Erstad grounded out (shortstop to first); Tejada flied to right;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 9, Reds 2.

REDS 8TH: WRIGHT REPLACED SAMPSON (PITCHING); AUSMUS REPLACED
BERKMAN (PLAYING 1B); CRUZ REPLACED LEE (PLAYING LF); Keppinger
flied to left; Freel grounded out (shortstop to first); B.
Phillips doubled to left; VALENTIN BATTED FOR MERCKER; Valentin
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
9, Reds 2.

ASTROS 9TH: AFFELDT REPLACED VALENTIN (PITCHING); Ausmus was
called out on strikes; Cruz flied to left; Pence lined to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 9, Reds 2.

REDS 9TH: BLUM REPLACED TEJADA (PLAYING 3B); LORETTA CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING SS); GEARY REPLACED WRIGHT (PITCHING);
Encarnacion homered; Votto reached on an error by Matsui [Votto
to first]; Votto advanced to second because of defensive
indifference [Votto to second]; Ross was called out on strikes;
Patterson struck out; Hairston grounded out (shortstop to
first); 1 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 9, Reds 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           9  14   1    6
 Reds             3  10   2    7


Data courtesy of Retrosheet