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Cincinnati Reds 3, Houston Astros 0 (1)

Cincinnati Reds 3, Houston Astros 0 (1)

Day

Game Played on Friday, July 3, 1970 (N) at Riverfront Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  5  1
CIN N    0  0  2    0  0  0    1  0  x  -   3  7  0
BATTING
Houston Astros        AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cedeno rf              4   0   2   0       0   0       5   0
Morgan 2b              4   0   0   0       0   1       5   3
Wynn cf                3   0   0   0       1   1       0   0
Pepitone lf            4   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
Menke ss               4   0   0   0       0   1       1   6
Watson 1b              3   0   1   0       1   0      11   0
Rader 3b               4   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
Edwards c              3   0   0   0       0   2       2   1
Wilson p               2   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
  Geiger ph            1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ray p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Totals                32   0   5   0       2   9      24  12
FIELDING - 
E: Watson (2).
BATTING - 
2B: Cedeno (3,off Nolan).
Team LOB: 7.
Cincinnati Reds       AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose rf                3   1   0   0       2   0       2   0
Tolan cf               4   2   2   0       0   0       6   0
Perez 3b               4   0   2   1       0   0       0   1
Bench c                2   0   0   0       2   0      11   0
May 1b                 4   0   0   1       0   0       5   1
Cline lf               4   0   2   0       0   0       1   0
Helms 2b               3   0   1   0       1   0       1   0
Woodward ss            2   0   0   0       0   0       1   3
  Carbo ph             0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Chaney pr,ss         1   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
Nolan p                4   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                31   3   7   2       6   1      27   8
BATTING - 
2B: Cline 2 (2,off Wilson 2).
3B: Perez (2,off Wilson).
IBB: Helms (2,by Wilson); Carbo (3,by Wilson).
Team LOB: 10.
BASERUNNING - 
CS: Rose (5,2nd base by Ray/Edwards).
PITCHING
Houston Astros        IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Wilson L(2-4)          6     5   2   2   4   0   0
Ray                    2     2   1   1   2   1   0
Totals                 8     7   3   3   6   1   0
Cincinnati Reds       IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Nolan W(9-4)           9     5   0   0   2   9   0
WP: Wilson 2 (8).
IBB: Wilson 2 (3,Helms,Carbo).
Umpires: Ed Sudol, Lee Weyer, Andy Olsen, Ken Burkhart
Time of Game: 2:11   
Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Cincinnati Reds          
1. Cedeno              rf        Rose                rf
2. Morgan              2b        Tolan               cf
3. Wynn                cf        Perez               3b
4. Pepitone            lf        Bench               c
5. Menke               ss        May                 1b
6. Watson              1b        Cline               lf
7. Rader               3b        Helms               2b
8. Edwards             c         Woodward            ss
9. Wilson              p         Nolan               p

ASTROS 1ST: Cedeno doubled to center; Morgan grounded out
(pitcher to catcher); Wynn made an out to center; Pepitone
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Rose grounded out (second to first); Tolan grounded
out (first unassisted); Perez grounded out (shortstop to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Menke struck out; Watson made an out to center;
Rader grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 2ND: Bench grounded out (shortstop to first); May popped to
second; Cline doubled to right; Helms popped to second; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Edwards made an out to center; Wilson singled to
left; Cedeno singled to third [Wilson to second]; Morgan forced
Cedeno (shortstop to second) [Wilson to third]; Wynn struck out;
0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 0.

REDS 3RD: Woodward popped to catcher in foul territory; Nolan
grounded out (shortstop to first); Rose walked; Tolan singled to
center [Rose to third]; Wilson threw a wild pitch [Rose scored,
Tolan to second]; Perez tripled to right [Tolan scored]; Bench
walked; May made an out to right; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
0, Reds 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Pepitone singled to right; Menke made an out to
center; Watson walked [Pepitone to second]; Rader struck out;
Edwards struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 2.

REDS 4TH: Cline grounded out (first unassisted); Helms singled
to left; Woodward made an out to right; Nolan forced Helms
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Wilson struck out; Cedeno grounded out (shortstop to
first); Morgan made an out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Reds 2.

REDS 5TH: Rose made an out to right; Tolan grounded out
(shortstop to first); Perez popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Wynn walked; Pepitone forced Wynn (first to
shortstop); Menke made an out to center; Watson singled to first
[Pepitone to second]; Rader struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 0, Reds 2.

REDS 6TH: Bench made an out to right; May grounded out
(shortstop to first); Cline doubled to left; Helms was walked
intentionally; CARBO BATTED FOR WOODWARD; Wilson threw a wild
pitch [Cline to third, Helms to second]; Carbo was walked
intentionally; CHANEY RAN FOR CARBO; Nolan grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 2.

ASTROS 7TH: CHANEY STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); Edwards struck
out; GEIGER BATTED FOR WILSON; Geiger popped to catcher in foul
territory; Cedeno made an out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Reds 2.

REDS 7TH: RAY REPLACED GEIGER (PITCHING); Rose grounded out
(pitcher to second to first); Tolan singled to center; Perez
singled to center [Tolan to third]; Bench walked [Perez to
second]; May reached on an error by Watson [Tolan scored (RBI),
Perez to third, Bench to second, May to first]; Cline popped to
second; Helms grounded out (pitcher to first); 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 3
LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Morgan struck out; Wynn grounded out (third to
first); Pepitone made an out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Reds 3.

REDS 8TH: Chaney struck out; Nolan made an out to right; Rose
walked; Rose was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 3.

ASTROS 9TH: Menke made an out to center; Watson grounded out
(shortstop to first); Rader grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Reds 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           0   5   1    7
 Reds             3   7   0   10

References

Total Baseball: The Ultimate Baseball Encyclopedia by John Thorn, et al.
2006 ESPN Baseball Encyclopedia by Gary Gillette (Editor), Pete Palmer (Editor).

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