Cincinnati Reds 3, Houston Astros 0
Regular Season Game 22
Played on Wednesday, April 29, 2009 (N) at Great American Ball Park

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  1  1
CIN N    0  0  0    0  1  1    0  1  x  -   3  8  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Matsui 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   2       5   1
Bourn cf                      4   0   0   0       0   2       6   0
Tejada ss                     4   0   1   0       0   0       0   3
Lee lf                        3   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Pence rf                      3   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Blum 3b                       3   0   0   0       0   2       1   2
Erstad 1b                     3   0   0   0       0   0       4   1
Towles c                      1   0   0   0       0   1       5   0
  Michaels ph                 0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  I. Rodriguez c              0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Paulino p                     2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sampson p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Byrdak p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Berkman ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Brocail p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       28   0   1   0       1   7      24   7

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Matsui-Erstad.
E: Bourn (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Tejada (6,off Volquez).
HBP: Towles (1,by Volquez).
Team LOB: 3.

Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Taveras cf                    3   0   2   0       1   0       2   0
Hairston 2b                   4   0   0   0       0   1       0   5
Votto 1b                      4   1   0   0       0   0      15   0
Bruce rf                      4   1   1   0       0   1       1   0
Hernandez c                   3   0   0   0       1   0       7   2
Nix lf                        3   1   2   1       1   1       2   0
Rosales 3b                    2   0   1   2       1   0       0   2
Gonzalez ss                   4   0   2   0       0   2       0   1
Volquez p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
  Phillips ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cordero p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   3   8   3       4   5      27  13

BATTING - 
2B: Taveras (3,off Sampson).
3B: Nix (1,off Paulino).
SH: Volquez 2 (2,off Paulino 2).
SF: Rosales (1,off Brocail).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Taveras (5,2nd base off Paulino/Towles); Bruce (1,2nd base off Brocail/I.
Rodriguez).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Paulino L(0-2)                5.2   6   2   1   2   3   0  25
Sampson                       1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Byrdak                        0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Brocail                       1     1   1   1   2   1   0   6
Totals                        8     8   3   2   4   5   0  36


Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Volquez W(3-2)                8     1   0   0   1   6   0  27
Cordero SV(7)                 1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     1   0   0   1   7   0  30

HBP: Volquez (3,Towles).

Umpires: HP - Kevin Causey, 1B - Jim Wolf, 2B - Brian O'Nora, 3B - Fieldin Culbreth
Time of Game: 2:45   Attendance: 12681


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Cincinnati Reds          
1. Matsui              2b        Taveras             cf
2. Bourn               cf        Hairston            2b
3. Tejada              ss        Votto               1b
4. Lee                 lf        Bruce               rf
5. Pence               rf        Hernandez           c
6. Blum                3b        Nix                 lf
7. Erstad              1b        Rosales             3b
8. Towles              c         Gonzalez            ss
9. Paulino             p         Volquez             p

ASTROS 1ST: Matsui struck out; Bourn grounded out (second to
first); Tejada doubled to center; Lee lined to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Taveras walked; Hairston lined into a double play to
second [Taveras out at first (second to first)]; Votto flied to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Pence grounded out (shortstop to first); Blum struck
out; Erstad grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 2ND: Bruce flied to center; Hernandez lined to center; Nix
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Towles was hit by a pitch; On a bunt Paulino made an
out to first; Matsui struck out; Bourn was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 3RD: Rosales flied to center; Gonzalez singled to third;
Volquez out on a sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Gonzalez to
second]; Taveras singled to right [Gonzalez to third]; Hairston
forced Taveras (shortstop to second); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 0, Reds 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Tejada grounded out (pitcher to first); Lee flied to
center; Pence grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 4TH: Votto lined to center; Bruce flied to center;
Hernandez grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Blum grounded out (pitcher to first); Erstad lined
to left; Towles struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Reds 0.

REDS 5TH: Nix tripled to right; Rosales singled to center [Nix
scored]; Gonzalez singled to left [Rosales to second]; Volquez
out on a sacrifice bunt (third to second) [Rosales to third,
Gonzalez to second]; Taveras reached on a fielder's choice
[Rosales out at home (third to catcher), Gonzalez to third];
Taveras stole second; Hairston was called out on strikes; 1 R, 3
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Paulino grounded out (third to first); On a bunt
Matsui grounded out (catcher to first); Bourn grounded out
(first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 1.

REDS 6TH: Votto reached on an error by Bourn [Votto to second];
Bruce struck out; Hernandez grounded out (first unassisted)
[Votto to third]; Nix singled to shortstop [Votto scored
(unearned)]; Rosales walked [Nix to second]; SAMPSON REPLACED
PAULINO (PITCHING); Gonzalez struck out; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Tejada grounded out (catcher to first); Lee lined to
center; Pence grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 2.

REDS 7TH: Volquez grounded out (shortstop to first); Taveras
doubled to left; Hairston flied to left; BYRDAK REPLACED SAMPSON
(PITCHING); Votto popped to third; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
0, Reds 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Blum was called out on strikes; Erstad grounded out
(second to first); MICHAELS BATTED FOR TOWLES; Michaels walked;
BERKMAN BATTED FOR BYRDAK; Berkman lined to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 2.

REDS 8TH: I. RODRIGUEZ REPLACED MICHAELS (PLAYING C ); BROCAIL
REPLACED BERKMAN (PITCHING); Bruce singled to first; Bruce stole
second; Hernandez walked; Nix walked [Bruce to third, Hernandez
to second]; Rosales out on a sacrifice fly to right [Bruce
scored, Hernandez to third]; Gonzalez struck out; PHILLIPS
BATTED FOR VOLQUEZ; Phillips lined to second; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 3.

ASTROS 9TH: CORDERO REPLACED PHILLIPS (PITCHING); Matsui
grounded out (second to first); Bourn struck out; Tejada
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Reds 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           0   1   1    3
 Reds             3   8   0    9


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