Game Information
Score of Game
Houston Astros 6 Cincinnati Reds 5
Game Date
Start Time
Night
Innings
9
DH Used
Yes
Ballpark
Attendance
8,027
Weather
Vis Manager
Russ Nixon (CIN)
Home Manager
Bob Lillis (HOU)
Winning Pitcher
Losing Pitcher
Save Pitcher
None
Umpires
CIN Record
8-5 -- NL West -- Ranks (Div/Lg/MLB): 3 / 5 / 7
CIN Streak
Loss 1
HOU Record
3-10 -- NL West -- Ranks (Div/Lg/MLB): 5 / 10 / 24
HOU Streak
Win 2
Notable Events
None of note
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  • Top of Inning 1
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    1CIN1Cesar CedenoRFRHOUJoe NiekroRDouble0---0-0---Doubled on ground ball to Center Field10-0---
    1CIN2Eddie MilnerCFLHOUJoe NiekroRReached on Error0-2-0-0---Reached on Error by Pitcher [Joe Niekro] ... Cesar Cedeno advanced to third20-0---
    1CIN3Dave ConcepcionSSRHOUJoe NiekroRPassed Ball01-30-0---Passed Ball by John Mizerock ... Cesar Cedeno Scored ... Eddie Milner advanced to second30-0Non-Batter Event
    1CIN3Dave ConcepcionSSRHOUJoe NiekroRGroundout0-2-0-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Bill Doran] ... Eddie Milner advanced to third41-0---
    1CIN4Johnny Bench3BRHOUJoe NiekroRDouble1--30-0---Doubled on ground ball to Center Field ... Eddie Milner Scored51-0---
    1CIN5Dan Driessen1BLHOUJoe NiekroRHome Run1-2-0-0---Home Run on ground ball to ... Johnny Bench Scored62-0---
    1CIN6Ron Oester2BLHOUJoe NiekroRGroundout1---0-0---Grounded out to First Base [Ray Knight]74-0---
    1CIN7Jeff JonesLFRHOUJoe NiekroRFlyout2---0-0---Flied out to Center Field [Omar Moreno]84-0---
    Bottom of Inning 1
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    1HOU1Omar MorenoCFLCINBruce BerenyiRGroundout0---0-0---Grounded out to Third Base [Johnny Bench]90-4---
    1HOU2Bill Doran2BLCINBruce BerenyiRSingle1---0-0---Singled on ground ball to Left Field100-4---
    1HOU3Dickie ThonSSRCINBruce BerenyiRSingle11--0-0---Infield Single to Shortstop ... Bill Doran advanced to second110-4---
    1HOU4Phil Garner3BRCINBruce BerenyiRSingle112-0-0---Singled on ground ball to Left Field ... Bill Doran Scored ; Dickie Thon thrown out at third Base120-4---
    1HOU5Jose CruzLFLCINBruce BerenyiRGroundout21--0-0---Grounded out to Pitcher [Bruce Berenyi]131-4---
    Top of Inning 2
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    2CIN8Alex TrevinoCRHOUJoe NiekroRGroundout0---0-0---Grounded out to Pitcher [Joe Niekro]144-1---
    2CIN9Bruce BerenyiPRHOUJoe NiekroRStrikeout1---0-0---Strikeout154-1---
    2CIN1Cesar CedenoRFRHOUJoe NiekroRFlyout2---0-0---Flied out to Left Field [Jose Cruz]164-1---
    Bottom of Inning 2
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    2HOU6Ray Knight1BRCINBruce BerenyiRFlyout0---0-0---Flied out to Left Field [Jeff Jones]171-4---
    2HOU7Terry PuhlRFLCINBruce BerenyiRGroundout1---0-0---Grounded out to Pitcher [Bruce Berenyi]181-4---
    2HOU8John MizerockCLCINBruce BerenyiRGroundout2---0-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Ron Oester]191-4---
    Top of Inning 3
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    3CIN2Eddie MilnerCFLHOUJoe NiekroRFlyout0---0-0---Flied out to Left Field [Jose Cruz]204-1---
    3CIN3Dave ConcepcionSSRHOUJoe NiekroRSingle1---0-0---Singled on fly ball to Right Field214-1---
    3CIN4Johnny Bench3BRHOUJoe NiekroRPassed Ball11--0-0---Passed Ball by John Mizerock ... Dave Concepcion advanced to second224-1Non-Batter Event
    3CIN4Johnny Bench3BRHOUJoe NiekroRWalk1-2-0-0---Walked234-1---
    3CIN5Dan Driessen1BLHOUJoe NiekroRStrikeout112-0-0---Strikeout244-1---
    3CIN6Ron Oester2BLHOUJoe NiekroRFlyout212-0-0---Flied out to Center Field [Omar Moreno]254-1---
    Bottom of Inning 3
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    3HOU9Joe NiekroPRCINBruce BerenyiRStrikeout0---0-0---Strikeout261-4---
    3HOU1Omar MorenoCFLCINBruce BerenyiRStrikeout1---0-0---Strikeout271-4---
    3HOU2Bill Doran2BLCINBruce BerenyiRStrikeout2---0-0---Strikeout281-4---
    Top of Inning 4
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    4CIN7Jeff JonesLFRHOUJoe NiekroRStrikeout0---0-0---Strikeout294-1---
    4CIN8Alex TrevinoCRHOUJoe NiekroRWalk1---0-0---Walked304-1---
    4CIN9Bruce BerenyiPRHOUJoe NiekroRStrikeout11--0-0---Strikeout314-1---
    4CIN1Cesar CedenoRFRHOUJoe NiekroRFlyout21--0-0---Flied out to Shortstop [Dickie Thon]324-1---
    Bottom of Inning 4
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    4HOU3Dickie ThonSSRCINBruce BerenyiRHome Run0---0-0---Home Run on fly ball to Left Field331-4---
    4HOU4Phil Garner3BRCINBruce BerenyiRSingle0---0-0---Singled on fly ball to Right Field342-4---
    4HOU5Jose CruzLFLCINBruce BerenyiRFlyout01--0-0---Flied out to Center Field [Eddie Milner]352-4---
    4HOU6Ray Knight1BRCINBruce BerenyiRFlyout11--0-0---Flied out to Left Field [Jeff Jones]362-4---
    4HOU7Terry PuhlRFLCINBruce BerenyiRStolen Base21--0-0---Phil Garner Stole 2B [Bruce Berenyi/Alex Trevino]372-4Non-Batter Event
    4HOU7Terry PuhlRFLCINBruce BerenyiRGroundout2-2-0-0---Grounded out to First Base [Dan Driessen]382-4---
    Top of Inning 5
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    5CIN2Eddie MilnerCFLHOUJoe NiekroRFlyout0---0-0---Flied out to Left Field [Jose Cruz]394-2---
    5CIN3Dave ConcepcionSSRHOUJoe NiekroRStrikeout1---0-0---Strikeout404-2---
    5CIN4Johnny Bench3BRHOUJoe NiekroRWalk2---0-0---Walked414-2---
    5CIN5Dan Driessen1BLHOUJoe NiekroRCaught Stealing21--0-0---Johnny Bench Caught Stealing 2B [Joe Niekro/John Mizerock]424-2Non-Batter Event
    Bottom of Inning 5
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    5HOU8John MizerockCLCINBruce BerenyiRGroundout0---0-0---Grounded out to Pitcher [Bruce Berenyi]432-4---
    5HOU9Joe NiekroPRCINBruce BerenyiRStrikeout1---0-0---Strikeout442-4---
    5HOU1Omar MorenoCFLCINBruce BerenyiRGroundout2---0-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Ron Oester]452-4---
    Top of Inning 6
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    6CIN5Dan Driessen1BLHOUJoe NiekroRSingle0---0-0---Singled on ground ball to Right Field464-2---
    6CIN6Ron Oester2BLHOUJoe NiekroRSingle01--0-0---Singled on ground ball to Center Field ... Dan Driessen advanced to second474-2---
    6CIN7Jeff JonesLFRHOUJoe NiekroRSingle012-0-0---Singled on ground ball to Left Field ... Ron Oester advanced to second ... Dan Driessen advanced to third484-2---
    6CIN8Alex TrevinoCRHOUJoe NiekroRStrikeout01230-0---Strikeout ... Dan Driessen Scored ... Jeff Jones advanced to second ... Ron Oester advanced to third494-2---
    6CIN9Bruce BerenyiPRHOUJoe NiekroRStrikeout1-230-0---Strikeout505-2---
    6CIN1Cesar CedenoRFRHOUJoe NiekroRGroundout2-230-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Dickie Thon]515-2---
    Bottom of Inning 6
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    6HOU2Bill Doran2BLCINBruce BerenyiRStrikeout0---0-0---Strikeout522-5---
    6HOU3Dickie ThonSSRCINBruce BerenyiRDouble1---0-0---Doubled on ground ball to Left Field532-5---
    6HOU4Phil Garner3BRCINBruce BerenyiRWalk1-2-0-0---Walked542-5---
    6HOU5Jose CruzLFLCINBruce BerenyiRGroundout112-0-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Ron Oester]. Double Play ... Phil Garner out at 2b.552-5---
    Top of Inning 7
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    7CIN2Eddie MilnerCFLHOUJoe NiekroRGroundout0---0-0---Grounded out to First Base [Ray Knight]565-2---
    7CIN3Dave ConcepcionSSRHOUJoe NiekroRGroundout1---0-0---Grounded out to Pitcher [Joe Niekro]575-2---
    7CIN4Johnny Bench3BRHOUJoe NiekroRGroundout2---0-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Bill Doran]585-2---
    Bottom of Inning 7
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    7HOU6Ray Knight1BRCINBruce BerenyiRSingle0---0-0---Singled on ground ball to Right Field592-5---
    7HOU7Terry PuhlRFLCINBruce BerenyiRFlyout01--0-0---Flied out to Right Field [Cesar Cedeno]602-5---
    7HOU8Alan AshbyPHLCINBruce BerenyiRGroundout11--0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Dave Concepcion]. Double Play ... Ray Knight out at 2b.612-5---
    Top of Inning 8
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    8CIN5Dan Driessen1BLHOUJoe NiekroRFlyout0---0-0---Flied out to Shortstop [Dickie Thon]625-2---
    8CIN6Ron Oester2BLHOUJoe NiekroRFlyout1---0-0---Flied out to Shortstop [Dickie Thon]635-2---
    8CIN7Jeff JonesLFRHOUJoe NiekroRGroundout2---0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Dickie Thon]645-2---
    Bottom of Inning 8
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    8HOU9Denny WallingPHLCINBruce BerenyiRStrikeout0---0-0---Strikeout652-5---
    8HOU1Omar MorenoCFLCINBruce BerenyiRDouble1---0-0---Doubled on ground ball to Left Field662-5---
    8HOU2Bill Doran2BLCINBruce BerenyiRStrikeout1-2-0-0---Strikeout672-5---
    8HOU3Dickie ThonSSRCINBruce BerenyiRSingle2-2-0-0---Singled on ground ball to Left Field ... Omar Moreno Scored682-5---
    8HOU4Phil Garner3BRCINTom HumeRGroundout21--0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Dave Concepcion] ... Dickie Thon forced out at second base693-5---
    Top of Inning 9
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    9CIN8Alex TrevinoCRHOUBill DawleyRGroundout0---0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Dickie Thon]705-3---
    9CIN9Duane WalkerLFLHOUBill DawleyRGroundout1---0-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Bill Doran]715-3---
    9CIN1Cesar CedenoRFRHOUBill DawleyRWalk2---0-0---Walked725-3---
    9CIN2Eddie MilnerCFLHOUBill DawleyRCaught Stealing21--0-0---Cesar Cedeno Caught Stealing 2B [Bill Dawley/Alan Ashby]735-3Non-Batter Event
    Bottom of Inning 9
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    9HOU5Jose CruzLFLCINTom HumeRDouble0---0-0---Doubled on ground ball to Center Field743-5---
    9HOU6Ray Knight1BRCINTom HumeRGroundout0-2-0-0---Grounded out to Third Base [Wayne Krenchicki]753-5---
    9HOU7Terry PuhlRFLCINTom HumeRWalk1-2-0-0---Walked763-5---
    9HOU8Alan AshbyCLCINTom HumeRGroundout112-0-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Ron Oester] ... Terry Puhl forced out at second base ... Jose Cruz advanced to third773-5---
    9HOU9Harry SpilmanPHLCINTom HumeRHome Run21-30-0---Home Run on ground ball to ... Kevin Bass Scored ... Jose Cruz Scored783-5---
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