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Houston Astros [5] Cincinnati Reds [6]Play by Play
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Vern Ruhle played in this game for HOU
Play by Play results of this game. Play by Play data is available since 1957. The grid below provides an at-bat by at-bat record of this game including the game state at the time of the at bat, the batter and pitcher information and the results.

Date of GameFriday May 4,1979Day/NightNight
StadiumCinergy FieldLocationCincinnati,OH
Winning PitcherDoug BairLosing PitcherFrank Riccelli

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InningBatterTeamLnPosAgeHandPitcherTeamAgeHandResultDescOutBalStrRunner on 1bRunner on 2bRunner on 3bPitches
1Terry PuhlHOU1RF22.300LTom SeaverCIN 34.168RS7Single LF000
1Craig ReynoldsHOU2SS26.128LTom SeaverCIN 34.168R56(1)/FOGroundout 3B000Terry Puhl
1Cesar CedenoHOU3CF28.068RTom SeaverCIN 34.168RS9.1-3Single RF100Craig Reynolds
1Jose CruzHOU4LF31.270LTom SeaverCIN 34.168RSB2Stolen Base (2nd)100Cesar CedenoCraig Reynolds
1Jose CruzHOU4LF31.270LTom SeaverCIN 34.168R8/SF.3-H;2-3Flyout CF100Cesar CedenoCraig Reynolds
1Enos CabellHOU53B29.208RTom SeaverCIN 34.168R9Flyout RF200Cesar Cedeno
1Ken GriffeyCIN 1CF29.024LVern RuhleHOU28.099R43Groundout 2B000
1Dave ConcepcionCIN 2SS30.321RVern RuhleHOU28.099RS9Single RF100
1Joe MorganCIN 32B35.228LVern RuhleHOU28.099R9Flyout RF100Dave Concepcion
1George FosterCIN 4LF30.154RVern RuhleHOU28.099RKStrikeout Swinging200Dave Concepcion
InningBatterTeamLnPosAgeHandPitcherTeamAgeHandResultDescOutBalStrRunner on 1bRunner on 2bRunner on 3bPitches
2Bob WatsonHOU61B33.024RPaul MoskauCIN 25.135R8Flyout CF000
2Art HoweHOU72B32.140RPaul MoskauCIN 25.135R63Groundout SS100
2Alan AshbyHOU8C27.301BPaul MoskauCIN 25.135RKStrikeout Swinging200
2Champ SummersCIN 5RF32.323LVern RuhleHOU28.099R7Flyout LF000
2Dan DriessenCIN 61B27.280LVern RuhleHOU28.099RS8Single CF100
2Ray KnightCIN 73B26.127RVern RuhleHOU28.099RS7.1-2Single LF100Dan Driessen
2Johnny BenchCIN 8C31.149RVern RuhleHOU28.099RS7.2-H;1-2Single LF100Ray KnightDan Driessen
2Paul MoskauCIN 9P25.135RVern RuhleHOU28.099R14/SH.2-3;1-2Groundout P100Johnny BenchRay Knight
2Ken GriffeyCIN 1CF29.024LVern RuhleHOU28.099RWWalk200Johnny BenchRay Knight
2Dave ConcepcionCIN 2SS30.321RVern RuhleHOU28.099R6/LLineout SS200Ken GriffeyJohnny BenchRay Knight
InningBatterTeamLnPosAgeHandPitcherTeamAgeHandResultDescOutBalStrRunner on 1bRunner on 2bRunner on 3bPitches
3Vern RuhleHOU9P28.099RPaul MoskauCIN 25.135RD8/78Double CF000
3Terry PuhlHOU1RF22.300LPaul MoskauCIN 25.135RE1.2-3;B-1Reached on Error by P000Vern Ruhle
3Craig ReynoldsHOU2SS26.128LPaul MoskauCIN 25.135RS8.3-H;1-2Single CF000Terry PuhlVern Ruhle
3Cesar CedenoHOU3CF28.068RPaul MoskauCIN 25.135R7Flyout LF000Craig ReynoldsTerry Puhl
3Jose CruzHOU4LF31.270LPaul MoskauCIN 25.135R3/LLineout 1B100Craig ReynoldsTerry Puhl
3Enos CabellHOU53B29.208RPaul MoskauCIN 25.135RHR/78.2-H(UR);1-H(UR);B-H(UR)Home Run LC200Craig ReynoldsTerry Puhl
3Bob WatsonHOU61B33.024RPaul MoskauCIN 25.135RS9Single RF200
3Art HoweHOU72B32.140RPaul MoskauCIN 25.135R63Groundout SS200Bob Watson
3Joe MorganCIN 32B35.228LVern RuhleHOU28.099R53Groundout 3B000
3George FosterCIN 4LF30.154RVern RuhleHOU28.099RKStrikeout Swinging100
3Champ SummersCIN 5RF32.323LVern RuhleHOU28.099RWWalk200
3Dan DriessenCIN 61B27.280LVern RuhleHOU28.099RHR/9.1-HHome Run RF200Champ Summers
3Ray KnightCIN 73B26.127RVern RuhleHOU28.099RS7Single LF200
3Johnny BenchCIN 8C31.149RVern RuhleHOU28.099RWP.1-2200Ray Knight
3Johnny BenchCIN 8C31.149RVern RuhleHOU28.099RS7.2-HSingle LF200Ray Knight
3Paul MoskauCIN 9P25.135RVern RuhleHOU28.099R8Flyout CF200Johnny Bench
InningBatterTeamLnPosAgeHandPitcherTeamAgeHandResultDescOutBalStrRunner on 1bRunner on 2bRunner on 3bPitches
4Alan AshbyHOU8C27.301BPaul MoskauCIN 25.135R43Groundout 2B000
4Vern RuhleHOU9P28.099RPaul MoskauCIN 25.135RKStrikeout Swinging100
4Terry PuhlHOU1RF22.300LPaul MoskauCIN 25.135R3/GGroundout 1B200
4Ken GriffeyCIN 1CF29.024LVern RuhleHOU28.099RKStrikeout Swinging000
4Dave ConcepcionCIN 2SS30.321RVern RuhleHOU28.099RKStrikeout Swinging100
4Joe MorganCIN 32B35.228LVern RuhleHOU28.099RD9Double RF200
4George FosterCIN 4LF30.154RVern RuhleHOU28.099RE5.2-3;B-1Reached on Error by 3B200Joe Morgan
4Champ SummersCIN 5RF32.323LVern RuhleHOU28.099R4/LLineout 2B200George FosterJoe Morgan
InningBatterTeamLnPosAgeHandPitcherTeamAgeHandResultDescOutBalStrRunner on 1bRunner on 2bRunner on 3bPitches
5Craig ReynoldsHOU2SS26.128LPaul MoskauCIN 25.135R3/PPopout 1B000
5Cesar CedenoHOU3CF28.068RPaul MoskauCIN 25.135R63Groundout SS100
5Jose CruzHOU4LF31.270LPaul MoskauCIN 25.135RS8Single CF200
5Enos CabellHOU53B29.208RPaul MoskauCIN 25.135R43Groundout 2B200Jose Cruz
5Dan DriessenCIN 61B27.280LVern RuhleHOU28.099RWWalk000
5Ray KnightCIN 73B26.127RVern RuhleHOU28.099R63.1-2Groundout SS000Dan Driessen
5Johnny BenchCIN 8C31.149RVern RuhleHOU28.099R7Flyout LF100Dan Driessen
5Paul MoskauCIN 9P25.135RVern RuhleHOU28.099R63Groundout SS200Dan Driessen
InningBatterTeamLnPosAgeHandPitcherTeamAgeHandResultDescOutBalStrRunner on 1bRunner on 2bRunner on 3bPitches
6Bob WatsonHOU61B33.024RPaul MoskauCIN 25.135R3/FLFlyout 1B000
6Art HoweHOU72B32.140RPaul MoskauCIN 25.135RD7Double LF100
6Alan AshbyHOU8C27.301BPaul MoskauCIN 25.135R43.2-3Groundout 2B100Art Howe
6Jimmy SextonHOU9PH27.141RPaul MoskauCIN 25.135RWWalk200Art Howe
6Terry PuhlHOU1RF22.300LPaul MoskauCIN 25.135R8Flyout CF200Jimmy SextonArt Howe
6Ken GriffeyCIN 1CF29.024LJoe SambitoHOU26.310LS5Single 3B000
6Dave ConcepcionCIN 2SS30.321RJoe SambitoHOU26.310L23/SH.1-2Groundout C000Ken Griffey
6Joe MorganCIN 32B35.228LJoe SambitoHOU26.310L2/FLFlyout C100Ken Griffey
6George FosterCIN 4LF30.154RJoe SambitoHOU26.310L9Flyout RF200Ken Griffey
InningBatterTeamLnPosAgeHandPitcherTeamAgeHandResultDescOutBalStrRunner on 1bRunner on 2bRunner on 3bPitches
7Craig ReynoldsHOU2SS26.128LPaul MoskauCIN 25.135RE3.B-1Reached on Error by 1B000
7Cesar CedenoHOU3CF28.068RPaul MoskauCIN 25.135RW.1-2Walk000Craig Reynolds
7Jose CruzHOU4LF31.270LDave TomlinCIN 29.316L6(1)3/GDP.2-3Groundout SS000Cesar CedenoCraig Reynolds
7Enos CabellHOU53B29.208RPedro BorbonCIN 32.153R53Groundout 3B200Craig Reynolds
7Dave CollinsCIN 5PH26.196BJoe SambitoHOU26.310LS8Single CF000
7Dan DriessenCIN 61B27.280LJoe SambitoHOU26.310L3/PPopout 1B000Dave Collins
7Ray KnightCIN 73B26.127RJoe SambitoHOU26.310L6/L.1-2(E6)Lineout SS100Dave Collins
7Johnny BenchCIN 8C31.149RJoe SambitoHOU26.310L3/PPopout 1B200Dave Collins
InningBatterTeamLnPosAgeHandPitcherTeamAgeHandResultDescOutBalStrRunner on 1bRunner on 2bRunner on 3bPitches
8Bob WatsonHOU61B33.024RPedro BorbonCIN 32.153R63Groundout SS000
8Art HoweHOU72B32.140RPedro BorbonCIN 32.153R9Flyout RF100
8Alan AshbyHOU8C27.301BPedro BorbonCIN 32.153RE6.B-1Reached on Error by SS200
8Joe SambitoHOU9P26.310LPedro BorbonCIN 32.153R9Flyout RF200Alan Ashby
8Rick AuerbachCIN 9PH29.078RJoe SambitoHOU26.310LSSingle 000
8Ken GriffeyCIN 1RF29.024LJoe SambitoHOU26.310L8Flyout CF000Rick Auerbach
8Dave ConcepcionCIN 2SS30.321RJoe SambitoHOU26.310LS9.1-2Single RF100Rick Auerbach
8Joe MorganCIN 32B35.228LJoe SambitoHOU26.310LKStrikeout Swinging100Dave ConcepcionRick Auerbach
8George FosterCIN 4LF30.154RBo McLaughlinHOU25.193RW.2-3;1-2Walk200Dave ConcepcionRick Auerbach
8Dave CollinsCIN 5CF26.196BBo McLaughlinHOU25.193R43Groundout 2B200George FosterDave ConcepcionRick Auerbach
InningBatterTeamLnPosAgeHandPitcherTeamAgeHandResultDescOutBalStrRunner on 1bRunner on 2bRunner on 3bPitches
9Terry PuhlHOU1RF22.300LDoug BairCIN 29.255RKStrikeout Swinging000
9Craig ReynoldsHOU2SS26.128LDoug BairCIN 29.255R6/FLFlyout SS100
9Cesar CedenoHOU3CF28.068RDoug BairCIN 29.255RWWalk200
9Jose CruzHOU4LF31.270LDoug BairCIN 29.255R7Flyout LF200Cesar Cedeno
9Dan DriessenCIN 61B27.280LBo McLaughlinHOU25.193RT9Triple RF000
9Ray KnightCIN 73B26.127RBo McLaughlinHOU25.193R63Groundout SS000Dan Driessen
9Johnny BenchCIN 8C31.149RBo McLaughlinHOU25.193R7/SF.3-HFlyout LF100Dan Driessen
9Cesar GeronimoCIN 9CF31.054LBo McLaughlinHOU25.193R2/FLFlyout C200
InningBatterTeamLnPosAgeHandPitcherTeamAgeHandResultDescOutBalStrRunner on 1bRunner on 2bRunner on 3bPitches
10Enos CabellHOU51B29.208RDoug BairCIN 29.255R8Flyout CF000
10Rafael LandestoyHOU62B25.341BDoug BairCIN 29.255R3/GGroundout 1B100
10Art HoweHOU73B32.140RDoug BairCIN 29.255RWWalk200
10Alan AshbyHOU8C27.301BDoug BairCIN 29.255RD9.1-3Double RF200Art Howe
10Denny WallingHOU9PH25.017LDoug BairCIN 29.255R3/GGroundout 1B200Alan AshbyArt Howe
10Ken GriffeyCIN 1RF29.024LFrank RiccelliHOU26.069LS8Single CF000
10Dave ConcepcionCIN 2SS30.321RFrank RiccelliHOU26.069LW.1-2Walk000Ken Griffey
10Joe MorganCIN 32B35.228LFrank RiccelliHOU26.069LW.2-3;1-2Walk000Dave ConcepcionKen Griffey
10George FosterCIN 4LF30.154RRick WilliamsHOU26.176RS8.3-H;2-3;1-2Single CF000Joe MorganDave ConcepcionKen Griffey