Game Information
Score of Game
Cincinnati Reds 5 Houston Astros 2
Game Date
Start Time
Night
Innings
9
DH Used
Yes
Ballpark
Attendance
23,378
Weather
Vis Manager
Home Manager
Winning Pitcher
Losing Pitcher
Save Pitcher
None
Umpires
CIN Record
30-11 -- NL West -- Ranks (Div/Lg/MLB): 1 / 1 / 1
CIN Streak
Win 3
HOU Record
19-23 -- NL West -- Ranks (Div/Lg/MLB): 5 / 8 / 14
HOU Streak
Loss 4
Notable Events
None of note
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  • Top of Inning 1
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    1CIN1Pete RoseRFLHOULarry DierkerRSingle0---0-0---Singled on fly ball to Right Field10-0---
    1CIN2Bobby TolanCFLHOULarry DierkerRWalk01--0-0---Walked ... Pete Rose advanced to second20-0---
    1CIN3Tony Perez3BRHOULarry DierkerRFlyout012-0-0---Flied out to Right Field [Jesus Alou]30-0---
    1CIN4Johnny BenchCRHOULarry DierkerRStrikeout112-0-0---Strikeout40-0---
    1CIN5Lee May1BRHOULarry DierkerRStrikeout212-0-0---Strikeout50-0---
    Bottom of Inning 1
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    1HOU1Joe Morgan2BLCINJim MerrittLStrikeout0---0-0---Strikeout60-0---
    1HOU2Jesus AlouRFRCINJim MerrittLGroundout1---0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Dave Concepcion]70-0---
    1HOU3Jimmy WynnCFRCINJim MerrittLFlyout2---0-0---Flied out to First Base [Lee May]80-0---
    Top of Inning 2
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    2CIN6Bernie CarboLFLHOULarry DierkerRStrikeout0---0-0---Strikeout90-0---
    2CIN7Tommy Helms2BRHOULarry DierkerRGroundout1---0-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Joe Morgan]100-0---
    2CIN8Dave ConcepcionSSRHOULarry DierkerRGroundout2---0-0---Grounded out to First Base [Joe Pepitone]110-0---
    Bottom of Inning 2
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    2HOU4Tommy DavisLFRCINJim MerrittLSingle0---0-0---Singled on ground ball to Left Field120-0---
    2HOU5Denis MenkeSSRCINJim MerrittLFlyout01--0-0---Flied out to Right Field [Pete Rose]130-0---
    2HOU6Doug Rader3BRCINJim MerrittLSingle11--0-0---Singled on fly ball to Center Field ... Tommy Davis advanced to second140-0---
    2HOU7Joe Pepitone1BLCINJim MerrittLPopout112-0-0---Popped out to Shortstop [Dave Concepcion]150-0---
    2HOU8Johnny EdwardsCLCINJim MerrittLSingle212-0-0---Singled on popout to Right Field ... Tommy Davis Scored ... Doug Rader advanced to third160-0---
    2HOU9Larry DierkerPRCINJim MerrittLStrikeout21-30-0---Strikeout171-0---
    Top of Inning 3
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    3CIN9Jim MerrittPLHOULarry DierkerRStrikeout0---0-0---Strikeout180-1---
    3CIN1Pete RoseRFLHOULarry DierkerRFlyout1---0-0---Flied out to Center Field [Jimmy Wynn]190-1---
    3CIN2Bobby TolanCFLHOULarry DierkerRFlyout2---0-0---Flied out to Right Field [Jesus Alou]200-1---
    Bottom of Inning 3
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    3HOU1Joe Morgan2BLCINJim MerrittLFlyout0---0-0---Flied out to Right Field [Pete Rose]211-0---
    3HOU2Jesus AlouRFRCINJim MerrittLSingle1---0-0---Singled on fly ball to Left Field221-0---
    3HOU3Jimmy WynnCFRCINJim MerrittLGroundout11--0-0---Grounded out to Third Base [Tony Perez] ... Jesus Alou forced out at second base231-0---
    3HOU4Tommy DavisLFRCINJim MerrittLFlyout21--0-0---Flied out to Left Field [Bernie Carbo]241-0---
    Top of Inning 4
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    4CIN3Tony Perez3BRHOULarry DierkerRHome Run0---0-0---Home Run on fly ball to Left Field250-1---
    4CIN4Johnny BenchCRHOULarry DierkerRDouble0---0-0---Doubled on fly ball to Center Field261-1---
    4CIN5Lee May1BRHOULarry DierkerRDouble0-2-0-0---Doubled on fly ball to Left Field ... Johnny Bench Scored271-1---
    4CIN6Bernie CarboLFLHOULarry DierkerRFlyout0-2-0-0---Flied out to Left Field [Tommy Davis]282-1---
    4CIN7Tommy Helms2BRHOULarry DierkerRFlyout1-2-0-0---Flied out to Right Field [Jesus Alou] ... Lee May advanced to third292-1---
    4CIN8Dave ConcepcionSSRHOULarry DierkerRSingle2--30-0---Singled on fly ball to Left Field ... Lee May Scored302-1---
    4CIN9Jim MerrittPLHOULarry DierkerRStrikeout21--0-0---Strikeout313-1---
    Bottom of Inning 4
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    4HOU5Denis MenkeSSRCINJim MerrittLDouble0---0-0---Doubled on fly ball to Center Field321-3---
    4HOU6Doug Rader3BRCINJim MerrittLSingle0-2-0-0---Singled on fly ball to Center Field ... Denis Menke advanced to third331-3---
    4HOU7Joe Pepitone1BLCINJim MerrittLStolen Base01-30-0---Doug Rader Stole Home [Jim Merritt/Johnny Bench]341-3Non-Batter Event
    4HOU7Joe Pepitone1BLCINJim MerrittLPopout01--0-0---Popped out to Shortstop [Dave Concepcion]352-3---
    4HOU8Johnny EdwardsCLCINJim MerrittLStrikeout11--0-0---Strikeout362-3---
    4HOU9Larry DierkerPRCINJim MerrittLStrikeout21--0-0---Strikeout372-3---
    Top of Inning 5
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    5CIN1Pete RoseRFLHOULarry DierkerRTriple0---0-0---Tripled on popout to Right Field383-2---
    5CIN2Bobby TolanCFLHOULarry DierkerRStrikeout0--30-0---Strikeout393-2---
    5CIN3Tony Perez3BRHOULarry DierkerRFlyout1--30-0---Sacrifice Fly to Center Field [Jimmy Wynn]; ... Pete Rose Scored403-2---
    5CIN4Johnny BenchCRHOULarry DierkerRDouble2---0-0---Doubled on fly ball to Left Field414-2---
    5CIN5Lee May1BRHOULarry DierkerRStrikeout2-2-0-0---Strikeout424-2---
    Bottom of Inning 5
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    5HOU1Joe Morgan2BLCINJim MerrittLSingle0---0-0---Singled on fly ball to Right Field432-4---
    5HOU2Jesus AlouRFRCINJim MerrittLGroundout01--0-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Tommy Helms]. Double Play ... Joe Morgan out at 2b.442-4---
    5HOU3Jimmy WynnCFRCINJim MerrittLGroundout2---0-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Tommy Helms]452-4---
    Top of Inning 6
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    6CIN6Bernie CarboLFLHOULarry DierkerRHome Run0---0-0---Home Run on ground ball to Right Field464-2---
    6CIN7Tommy Helms2BRHOULarry DierkerRPopout0---0-0---Popped out to First Base [Joe Pepitone]475-2---
    6CIN8Dave ConcepcionSSRHOULarry DierkerRGroundout1---0-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Joe Morgan]485-2---
    6CIN9Jim MerrittPLHOULarry DierkerRSingle2---0-0---Singled on ground ball to Center Field495-2---
    6CIN1Pete RoseRFLHOULarry DierkerRStrikeout21--0-0---Strikeout505-2---
    Bottom of Inning 6
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    6HOU4Tommy DavisLFRCINJim MerrittLGroundout0---0-0---Grounded out to Pitcher [Jim Merritt]512-5---
    6HOU5Denis MenkeSSRCINJim MerrittLFlyout1---0-0---Flied out to Left Field [Bernie Carbo]522-5---
    6HOU6Doug Rader3BRCINJim MerrittLDouble2---0-0---Doubled on fly ball to Right Field532-5---
    6HOU7Joe Pepitone1BLCINJim MerrittLPopout2-2-0-0---Popped out to Second Base [Tommy Helms]542-5---
    Top of Inning 7
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    7CIN2Bobby TolanCFLHOULarry DierkerRSingle0---0-0---Singled on popout to Right Field555-2---
    7CIN3Tony Perez3BRHOULarry DierkerRFlyout01--0-0---Flied out to Center Field [Jimmy Wynn]565-2---
    7CIN4Johnny BenchCRHOULarry DierkerRPopout11--0-0---Popped out to Shortstop [Denis Menke]575-2---
    7CIN5Lee May1BRHOULarry DierkerRSingle21--0-0---Singled on popout to Left Field ... Bobby Tolan advanced to second585-2---
    7CIN6Bernie CarboLFLHOULarry DierkerRWalk212-0-0---Walked ... Lee May advanced to second ... Bobby Tolan advanced to third595-2---
    7CIN7Tommy Helms2BRHOULarry DierkerRFlyout21230-0---Flied out to Right Field [Jesus Alou]605-2---
    Bottom of Inning 7
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    7HOU8Johnny EdwardsCLCINJim MerrittLStrikeout0---0-0---Strikeout612-5---
    7HOU9Bob WatsonPHRCINJim MerrittLStrikeout1---0-0---Strikeout622-5---
    7HOU1Joe Morgan2BLCINJim MerrittLPopout2---0-0---Popped out to Shortstop [Dave Concepcion]632-5---
    Top of Inning 8
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    8CIN8Dave ConcepcionSSRHOUJack BillinghamRGroundout0---0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Denis Menke]645-2---
    8CIN9Jim MerrittPLHOUJack BillinghamRStrikeout1---0-0---Strikeout655-2---
    8CIN1Pete RoseRFLHOUJack BillinghamRStrikeout2---0-0---Strikeout665-2---
    Bottom of Inning 8
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    8HOU2Jesus AlouRFRCINJim MerrittLPopout0---0-0---Popped out to Catcher [Johnny Bench]672-5---
    8HOU3Jimmy WynnCFRCINJim MerrittLSingle1---0-0---Singled on popout to Left Field682-5---
    8HOU4Tommy DavisLFRCINJim MerrittLGroundout11--0-0---Grounded out to Third Base [Tony Perez] ... Jimmy Wynn forced out at second base692-5---
    8HOU5Denis MenkeSSRCINJim MerrittLSingle21--0-0---Singled on ground ball to Left Field ... Tommy Davis advanced to third702-5---
    8HOU6Doug Rader3BRCINJim MerrittLGroundout21-30-0---Grounded out to Third Base [Tony Perez]712-5---
    Top of Inning 9
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    9CIN2Bobby TolanCFLHOUJack BillinghamRSingle0---0-0---Singled on ground ball to Left Field725-2---
    9CIN3Tony Perez3BRHOUJack BillinghamRGroundout01--0-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Joe Morgan]. Double Play ... Bobby Tolan out at 2b.735-2---
    9CIN4Johnny BenchCRHOUJack BillinghamRStrikeout2---0-0---Strikeout745-2---
    Bottom of Inning 9
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    9HOU7Joe Pepitone1BLCINJim MerrittLStrikeout0---0-0---Strikeout752-5---
    9HOU8Marty MartinezPHRCINJim MerrittLFlyout1---0-0---Flied out to Left Field [Jimmy Stewart]762-5---
    9HOU9Jim BeauchampPHRCINJim MerrittLLineout2---0-0---Lined out to Shortstop [Dave Concepcion]772-5---
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