Houston Astros 4, Cincinnati Reds 1
Regular Season Game 20
Played on Monday, April 27, 2009 (N) at Great American Ball Park

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  3  -   4 10  1
CIN N    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   1  8  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Matsui 2b                     4   0   1   0       0   2       2   6
Bourn cf                      4   0   1   0       0   1       5   0
Berkman 1b                    3   1   1   1       1   1      13   1
Lee lf                        4   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Smith pr                    0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Erstad lf                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Tejada ss                     4   1   3   0       0   0       2   5
Pence rf                      4   1   2   2       0   1       1   0
Blum 3b                       3   0   0   1       0   0       0   1
I. Rodriguez c                4   0   0   0       0   1       4   2
Oswalt p                      3   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Byrdak p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sampson p                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       34   4  10   4       1   7      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Tejada-Matsui-Berkman, Tejada-Matsui-Berkman, Matsui-Tejada-Berkman.
E: Tejada (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Bourn (3,off Cueto); Pence (3,off Cordero).
HR: Berkman (5,6th inning off Cueto 0 on 0 out).
SF: Blum (1,off Cordero).
GDP: Lee (2,off Cueto).
Team LOB: 5.

Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Taveras cf                    4   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Dickerson lf                  2   0   1   0       0   1       0   1
  Nix lf                      2   1   1   0       0   0       2   0
Votto 1b                      4   0   2   1       0   0       9   1
Phillips 2b                   4   0   1   0       0   0       2   4
Bruce rf                      3   0   0   0       1   0       3   0
Encarnacion 3b                4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Hernandez c                   3   0   1   0       1   0       7   0
Gonzalez ss                   4   0   2   0       0   0       0   3
Cueto p                       2   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  McDonald ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Rhodes p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Cordero p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   1   8   1       2   3      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Gonzalez-Phillips-Votto.
E: Bruce (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Nix (4,off Oswalt); Phillips (2,off Oswalt); Hernandez (3,off Sampson).
GDP: Cueto (1,off Oswalt); Phillips (4,off Oswalt); McDonald (1,off Oswalt).
IBB: Bruce (1,by Oswalt).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Oswalt                        7     6   1   1   2   2   0  27
Byrdak                        0.2   1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Sampson W(2-0)                1.1   1   0   0   0   1   0   5
Totals                        9     8   1   1   2   3   0  35

IBB: Oswalt (1,Bruce).

Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Cueto                         7     7   1   1   1   5   1  27
Rhodes                        1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Cordero L(0-1)                1     3   3   2   0   2   0   6
Totals                        9    10   4   3   1   7   1  36


Umpires: HP - Brian O'Nora, 1B - Fieldin Culbreth, 2B - Kevin Causey, 3B - Jim Wolf
Time of Game: 2:33   Attendance: 12365


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Cincinnati Reds          
1. Matsui              2b        Taveras             cf
2. Bourn               cf        Dickerson           lf
3. Berkman             1b        Votto               1b
4. Lee                 lf        Phillips            2b
5. Tejada              ss        Bruce               rf
6. Pence               rf        Encarnacion         3b
7. Blum                3b        Hernandez           c
8. I. Rodriguez        c         Gonzalez            ss
9. Oswalt              p         Cueto               p

ASTROS 1ST: Matsui was called out on strikes; Bourn doubled to
left; Berkman walked; Lee grounded into a double play (shortstop
to second to first) [Berkman out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Taveras grounded out (third to first); Dickerson
struck out; Votto grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Tejada singled to left [Tejada out at second (left
to second)]; Pence was called out on strikes; Blum grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 2ND: Phillips grounded out (second to first); Bruce lined
to center; Encarnacion grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

ASTROS 3RD: I. Rodriguez flied to right; Oswalt grounded out
(second to first); Matsui singled to right; Bourn grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 3RD: Hernandez grounded out (shortstop to first); Gonzalez
singled to shortstop; Cueto grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Gonzalez out at second]; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Berkman was called out on strikes; Lee flied to
center; Tejada singled to left; Pence singled to third [Tejada
to second]; Blum grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 4TH: On a bunt Taveras grounded out (catcher to first);
Dickerson singled to right; Votto reached on a fielder's choice
[Dickerson to second (error by Tejada; assist by Berkman)];
Phillips grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Votto out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Reds 0.

ASTROS 5TH: I. Rodriguez lined to center; Oswalt singled to
right; Matsui struck out; Bourn struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 5TH: Bruce popped to shortstop; Encarnacion flied to
center; Hernandez walked; Gonzalez flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

ASTROS 6TH: NIX REPLACED DICKERSON (PLAYING LF); Berkman
homered; Reds left fielder Chris Dickerson left the game due
to an injured head; Lee flied to left; Tejada grounded out
(shortstop to first); Pence popped to first; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 0.

REDS 6TH: Cueto was called out on strikes; Taveras flied to
center; Nix doubled to left; Votto singled to center [Nix
scored]; Phillips doubled to left [Votto to third]; Bruce was
walked intentionally; Encarnacion grounded out (catcher
unassisted); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Blum flied to left; I. Rodriguez grounded out
(shortstop to first); Oswalt flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 1.

REDS 7TH: Hernandez grounded out (second to first); Gonzalez
singled to center; MCDONALD BATTED FOR CUETO; McDonald grounded
into a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Gonzalez out
at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 1.

ASTROS 8TH: RHODES REPLACED MCDONALD (PITCHING); Matsui flied to
right; Bourn grounded out (pitcher to first); Berkman popped to
first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 1.

REDS 8TH: BYRDAK REPLACED OSWALT (PITCHING); Taveras grounded
out (catcher to first); Nix lined to center; Votto singled to
shortstop; SAMPSON REPLACED BYRDAK (PITCHING); Phillips grounded
out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Reds 1.

ASTROS 9TH: CORDERO REPLACED RHODES (PITCHING); Lee singled to
right; SMITH RAN FOR LEE; Tejada singled to left [Smith to
second]; Pence doubled to right [Smith scored, Tejada scored,
Pence to third (error by Bruce)]; Blum out on a sacrifice fly to
right [Pence scored (unearned)]; I. Rodriguez struck out;
Sampson struck out; 3 R (2 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Reds
1.

REDS 9TH: ERSTAD REPLACED SMITH (PLAYING LF); Bruce grounded out
(first unassisted); Encarnacion was called out on strikes;
Hernandez doubled to center; Gonzalez flied to right; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Reds 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           4  10   1    5
 Reds             1   8   1    7


Data courtesy of Retrosheet