Houston Astros 8, Cincinnati Reds 6
Regular Season Game 158
Played on Thursday, September 25, 2008 (N) at Minute Maid Park

CIN N    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  5  -   6  8  0
HOU N    0  3  2    0  1  0    2  0  x  -   8 16  0
Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hairston lf                   5   1   1   3       0   0       2   0
Patterson cf                  5   1   1   1       0   2       1   0
Votto 1b                      5   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Encarnacion 3b                4   0   0   0       1   1       1   0
Bruce rf                      4   1   2   0       0   0       3   1
Keppinger ss                  4   0   0   0       0   2       5   1
Richar 2b                     4   1   1   1       0   2       4   3
Bako c                        1   1   1   0       2   0       7   0
Cueto p                       1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Adkins p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Owings ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Majewski p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Affeldt p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Rosales ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Roenicke p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Herrera p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Burton p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Valentin ph                 1   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   6   8   6       3   8      24   5

FIELDING - 
PB: Bako (9).

BATTING - 
2B: Bruce (17,off Arias).
HR: Patterson (10,1st inning off Oswalt 0 on 1 out); Hairston (5,9th inning
off Nieve 2 on 1 out).
HBP: Bako (1,by Wright).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Bruce (4,2nd base off Oswalt/Ausmus).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Matsui 2b                     3   2   3   3       2   0       2   2
Bourn cf                      5   0   2   4       0   1       1   0
Tejada ss                     5   0   1   0       0   1       1   2
  Maysonet ss                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Berkman 1b                    4   0   1   0       1   0       9   0
Blum 3b                       4   1   2   0       0   0       1   3
Pence rf                      4   0   1   0       1   1       2   0
Wigginton lf                  5   2   2   0       0   1       4   0
Ausmus c                      4   1   1   0       1   1       5   0
  Arias p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Nieve p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Valverde p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Oswalt p                      3   1   2   1       0   1       0   0
  Wright p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Geary p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Abercrombie ph              1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Byrdak p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Towles ph,c                 1   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Totals                       39   8  16   8       5   7      27   8

BATTING - 
2B: Bourn (9,off Cueto); Abercrombie (5,off Roenicke); Matsui (25,off Roenicke);
Blum (13,off Herrera).
HBP: Blum (3,by Cueto).
Team LOB: 13.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Berkman (17,2nd base off Affeldt/Bako).

PITCHING
Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Cueto L(9-14)                 2.2   7   5   5   3   1   0  19
Adkins                        1.1   2   0   0   0   1   0   5
Majewski                      0.1   2   1   1   1   1   0   4
Affeldt                       1.2   1   0   0   1   1   0   7
Roenicke                      0.1   3   2   2   0   0   0   4
Herrera                       0.2   1   0   0   0   1   0   3
Burton                        1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Totals                        8    16   8   8   5   7   0  45

HBP: Cueto (14,Blum).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Oswalt W(17-10)               6     2   1   1   3   3   1  23
Wright                        0.1   0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Geary                         0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
Byrdak                        1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Arias                         0.1   4   4   4   0   0   0   5
Nieve                         0     1   1   1   0   0   1   1
Valverde SV(43)               0.2   1   0   0   0   2   0   3
Totals                        9     8   6   6   3   8   2  40

WP: Wright (2).
HBP: Wright (4,Bako).

Umpires: HP - Jerry Meals, 1B - Gary Darling, 2B - Paul Emmel, 3B - Bill Miller
Time of Game: 3:24   Attendance: 31204


Starting Lineups:

   Cincinnati Reds               Houston Astros           
1. Hairston            lf        Matsui              2b
2. Patterson           cf        Bourn               cf
3. Votto               1b        Tejada              ss
4. Encarnacion         3b        Berkman             1b
5. Bruce               rf        Blum                3b
6. Keppinger           ss        Pence               rf
7. Richar              2b        Wigginton           lf
8. Bako                c         Ausmus              c
9. Cueto               p         Oswalt              p

REDS 1ST: Hairston flied to center; Patterson homered; Votto
grounded out (third to first); Encarnacion grounded out (third
to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Matsui singled to second; Bourn popped to third;
Tejada popped to shortstop; Berkman walked [Matsui to second];
Blum grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds
1, Astros 0.

REDS 2ND: Bruce singled to left; Keppinger struck out while
Bruce stole second; Richar was called out on strikes; Bako
walked; Cueto struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros
0.

ASTROS 2ND: Pence singled to center; Wigginton flied to left;
Ausmus forced Pence (shortstop to second); Bako allowed a passed
ball [Ausmus to second]; Oswalt singled to right [Ausmus to
third]; Matsui walked [Oswalt to second]; Bourn doubled to left
[Ausmus scored, Oswalt scored, Matsui scored]; Tejada struck
out; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 3.

REDS 3RD: Hairston grounded out (shortstop to first); Patterson
flied to left; Votto grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Berkman popped to shortstop; Blum was hit by a
pitch; Pence flied to right; Wigginton singled to center [Blum
to second]; Ausmus singled to shortstop [Blum to third,
Wigginton to second]; Oswalt singled to right [Blum scored,
Wigginton to third, Ausmus to second]; Matsui walked [Wigginton
scored, Ausmus to third, Oswalt to second]; ADKINS REPLACED
CUETO (PITCHING); Bourn struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Reds
1, Astros 5.

REDS 4TH: Encarnacion flied to left; Bruce grounded out
(shortstop to first); Keppinger grounded out (second to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 5.

ASTROS 4TH: Tejada singled to right [Tejada out at second (right
to shortstop)]; Berkman flied to left; Blum singled to center;
Pence popped to second; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 5.

REDS 5TH: Richar flied to right; Bako walked; OWINGS BATTED FOR
ADKINS; Owings forced Bako (third to second); Hairston flied to
left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 5.

ASTROS 5TH: MAJEWSKI REPLACED OWINGS (PITCHING); Wigginton
singled to left; Ausmus walked [Wigginton to second]; Oswalt was
called out on strikes; Matsui singled to right [Wigginton
scored, Ausmus to second]; AFFELDT REPLACED MAJEWSKI (PITCHING);
Bourn forced Matsui (second to shortstop) [Ausmus to third];
Tejada flied to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 6.

REDS 6TH: Patterson flied to right; Votto popped to third;
Encarnacion walked; Bruce popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 6.

ASTROS 6TH: Berkman singled to center; Blum popped to second;
Berkman stole second; Pence walked; Wigginton was called out on
strikes; Ausmus forced Pence (second to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 6.

REDS 7TH: WRIGHT REPLACED OSWALT (PITCHING); Keppinger struck
out; Richar struck out but advanced to first on a wild pitch;
Bako was hit by a pitch [Richar to second]; ROSALES BATTED FOR
AFFELDT; GEARY REPLACED WRIGHT (PITCHING); Rosales flied to
left; Hairston popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 1,
Astros 6.

ASTROS 7TH: ROENICKE REPLACED ROSALES (PITCHING); ABERCROMBIE
BATTED FOR GEARY; Abercrombie doubled to center; Matsui doubled
to left [Abercrombie scored]; Bourn singled to center [Matsui
scored]; Tejada flied to right; HERRERA REPLACED ROENICKE
(PITCHING); Berkman flied to right; Blum doubled to left [Bourn
to third]; Pence struck out; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 1,
Astros 8.

REDS 8TH: BYRDAK REPLACED ABERCROMBIE (PITCHING); Patterson
struck out; Votto grounded out (first unassisted); Encarnacion
popped to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 8.

ASTROS 8TH: BURTON REPLACED HERRERA (PITCHING); Wigginton popped
to second; Ausmus struck out; TOWLES BATTED FOR BYRDAK; Towles
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1, Astros 8.

REDS 9TH: MAYSONET REPLACED TEJADA (PLAYING SS); ARIAS REPLACED
AUSMUS (PITCHING); TOWLES STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); Bruce
doubled to right; Keppinger grounded out (shortstop to first)
[Bruce to third]; Richar singled to right [Bruce scored]; Richar
advanced to second because of defensive indifference [Richar to
second]; Bako singled to right [Richar to third]; VALENTIN
BATTED FOR BURTON; Valentin singled to center [Richar scored,
Bako to second]; NIEVE REPLACED ARIAS (PITCHING); Hairston
homered [Bako scored, Valentin scored]; VALVERDE REPLACED NIEVE
(PITCHING); Patterson struck out; Votto singled to right;
Encarnacion struck out; 5 R, 6 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 6, Astros 8.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Reds             6   8   0    7
 Astros           8  16   0   13


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