Cincinnati Reds 6, Houston Astros 5
Regular Season Game 146
Played on Wednesday, September 16, 2009 (N) at Great American Ball Park

HOU N    0  0  3    0  2  0    0  0  0  -   5 12  1
CIN N    0  1  2    1  0  1    1  0  x  -   6 11  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bourn cf                      4   0   2   0       0   0       1   0
Matsui 2b                     3   1   1   1       2   0       2   3
Pence rf                      5   0   2   0       0   1       2   0
Lee lf                        5   1   1   1       0   0       1   0
Blum 1b                       4   1   1   1       0   2       7   0
Keppinger 3b,ss               4   2   3   2       0   0       0   2
Towles c                      4   0   1   0       0   3       3   0
  Fulchino p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Manzella ss                   3   0   0   0       0   3       1   3
  Michaels ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Johnson 3b                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Bazardo p                     2   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Maysonet ph                 1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Lopez p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Wright p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Coste c                     1   0   0   0       0   1       6   0
Totals                       37   5  12   5       2  10      24   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Manzella-Matsui-Blum.
E: Bazardo (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Pence (24,off Lehr).
HR: Matsui (7,3rd inning off Lehr 0 on 0 out); Lee (26,3rd inning off Lehr
0 on 1 out); Keppinger 2 (7,3rd inning off Lehr 0 on 2 out,5th inning off
Lehr 0 on 1 out); Blum (10,5th inning off Lehr 0 on 1 out).
SH: Bourn (5,off Viola).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Bourn (57,2nd base off Lehr/Tatum).

Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Stubbs cf                     5   1   2   2       0   1       1   1
Janish ss                     5   0   0   0       0   1       5   3
Votto 1b                      2   2   2   0       2   0       5   1
Phillips 2b                   4   0   3   0       0   0       0   1
Rolen 3b                      3   0   1   1       0   2       3   1
Gomes rf                      3   1   1   1       0   0       1   0
  Burton p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Francisco ph                0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Masset p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cordero p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Balentien lf                  4   2   2   0       0   1       1   0
Tatum c                       2   0   0   0       0   1       8   0
  Barker ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Hanigan c                   0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Lehr p                        1   0   0   1       0   0       0   2
  Viola p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bruce rf                    2   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
Totals                       32   6  11   5       3   9      27   9

BATTING - 
2B: Balentien (7,off Bazardo).
HR: Gomes (20,2nd inning off Bazardo 0 on 0 out); Stubbs (7,3rd inning off
Bazardo 0 on 0 out).
SH: Lehr (5,off Bazardo); Tatum (1,off Lopez).
SF: Rolen (2,off Bazardo).
GDP: Phillips (19,off Bazardo).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Stubbs (6,2nd base off Bazardo/Towles).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bazardo                       5     7   4   4   2   2   2  24
Lopez                         1     2   1   1   0   1   0   5
Wright L(3-3)                 0     2   1   1   0   0   0   2
Fulchino                      2     0   0   0   1   6   0   7
Totals                        8    11   6   6   3   9   2  38

Wright faced 2 batters in the 7th inning
WP: Fulchino (2).

Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lehr                          5    11   5   5   1   6   5  26
Viola                         0.1   1   0   0   1   0   0   3
Burton W(1-0)                 1.2   0   0   0   0   2   0   5
Masset                        1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Cordero SV(37)                1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9    12   5   5   2  10   5  40


Umpires: HP - Jim Reynolds, 1B - Chad Fairchild, 2B - Bill Welke, 3B - Tim Welke
Time of Game: 2:57   Attendance: 10662


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Cincinnati Reds          
1. Bourn               cf        Stubbs              cf
2. Matsui              2b        Janish              ss
3. Pence               rf        Votto               1b
4. Lee                 lf        Phillips            2b
5. Blum                1b        Rolen               3b
6. Keppinger           3b        Gomes               rf
7. Towles              c         Balentien           lf
8. Manzella            ss        Tatum               c
9. Bazardo             p         Lehr                p

ASTROS 1ST: Bourn singled to center; Matsui forced Bourn
(pitcher to shortstop); Pence singled to center [Matsui to
second]; Lee flied to right [Matsui to third]; Blum popped to
shortstop; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Stubbs popped to shortstop; Janish grounded out (third
to first); Votto singled to center; Phillips singled to right
[Votto to second]; Rolen struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 0, Reds 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Keppinger singled to right; Towles singled to right
[Keppinger to third]; Manzella struck out; On a bunt Bazardo
forced Towles (pitcher to shortstop); Bourn forced Bazardo
(first to shortstop); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 2ND: Gomes homered; Balentien grounded out (shortstop to
first); Tatum was called out on strikes; Lehr flied to right; 1
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Matsui homered; Pence doubled to center [Pence out
at third (center to shortstop to third)]; Lee homered; Blum
struck out; Keppinger homered; Towles was called out on strikes;
3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 1.

REDS 3RD: Stubbs homered; Janish lined to pitcher; Votto walked;
Phillips singled to center [Votto to third]; Rolen out on a
sacrifice fly to center [Votto scored, Phillips to second];
Gomes flied to left; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Manzella struck out; Bazardo popped to shortstop;
Bourn singled to center; Bourn stole second; Matsui walked;
Pence forced Bourn (third unassisted) [Matsui to second]; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 3.

REDS 4TH: Balentien doubled to right; Tatum flied to right
[Balentien to third]; Lehr reached on an error by Bazardo on a
sacrifice bunt [Balentien scored]; Stubbs forced Lehr (shortstop
to second); Stubbs stole second; Janish grounded out (second to
first); 1 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Reds 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Lee lined to center; Blum homered; Keppinger
homered; Towles struck out; Manzella struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 5, Reds 4.

REDS 5TH: Votto walked; Phillips grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Votto out at second]; Rolen
singled to first; Gomes grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Reds 4.

ASTROS 6TH: VIOLA REPLACED LEHR (PITCHING); MAYSONET BATTED FOR
BAZARDO; Maysonet singled to right; Bourn out on a sacrifice
bunt (third to first) [Maysonet to second]; Matsui walked;
BURTON REPLACED GOMES (PITCHING); BRUCE REPLACED VIOLA (PLAYING
RF); Pence flied to right [Maysonet to third]; Lee flied to
left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Reds 4.

REDS 6TH: LOPEZ REPLACED MAYSONET (PITCHING); Balentien singled
to left; Tatum out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first)
[Balentien to second]; Bruce struck out; Stubbs singled to right
[Balentien scored, Stubbs to second (on throw to home)]; Janish
grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5,
Reds 5.

ASTROS 7TH: Blum struck out; Keppinger grounded out (shortstop
to first); Towles struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5,
Reds 5.

REDS 7TH: WRIGHT REPLACED LOPEZ (PITCHING); Votto singled to
second; Phillips singled to center [Votto to third]; FULCHINO
REPLACED TOWLES (PITCHING); COSTE REPLACED WRIGHT (PLAYING C );
Fulchino threw a wild pitch [Votto scored, Phillips to third];
Rolen was called out on strikes; FRANCISCO BATTED FOR BURTON;
Francisco walked; Balentien struck out; BARKER BATTED FOR TATUM;
Barker was called out on strikes; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
5, Reds 6.

ASTROS 8TH: MASSET REPLACED FRANCISCO (PITCHING); HANIGAN
REPLACED BARKER (PLAYING C ); MICHAELS BATTED FOR MANZELLA;
Michaels popped to third; Coste struck out; Bourn grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Reds 6.

REDS 8TH: KEPPINGER CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING SS); JOHNSON
REPLACED MICHAELS (PLAYING 3B); Bruce struck out; Stubbs was
called out on strikes; Janish struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 5, Reds 6.

ASTROS 9TH: CORDERO REPLACED MASSET (PITCHING); Matsui grounded
out (first unassisted); Pence was called out on strikes; Lee
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5,
Reds 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5  12   1    8
 Reds             6  11   0    8


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