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New York Mets 5, Cincinnati Reds 0

New York Mets 5, Cincinnati Reds 0

Day

League Championship Series Game Played on Sunday, October 7, 1973 at Riverfront Stadium

NY  N    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  4  -   5  7  0
CIN N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  2  0
BATTING
New York Mets         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Garrett 3b             5   0   0   0       0   2       0   3
Millan 2b              4   1   1   0       0   1       1   0
Staub rf               3   2   1   1       1   0       3   0
Jones lf               3   1   1   1       1   0       2   0
Milner 1b              3   1   0   0       1   0       6   2
Grote c                4   0   1   2       0   0       9   0
Hahn cf                3   0   2   0       1   1       3   0
Harrelson ss           4   0   1   1       0   0       3   4
Matlack p              2   0   0   0       1   2       0   1
Totals                31   5   7   5       5   6      27  10
BATTING - 
HR: Staub (1,4th inning off Gullett 0 on, 1 out).
SH: Matlack (1,off Carroll).
IBB: Milner (1,by Borbon).
Team LOB: 5.
BASERUNNING - 
CS: Hahn (1,3rd base by Carroll/Bench).
Cincinnati Reds       AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose lf                4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Morgan 2b              4   0   0   0       0   0       3   3
Perez 1b               4   0   0   0       0   0       5   1
Bench c                4   0   0   0       0   1       7   2
Kosco rf               2   0   2   0       1   0       4   0
Driessen 3b            3   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
Geronimo cf            3   0   0   0       0   3       3   0
Chaney ss              0   0   0   0       2   0       1   1
  Armbrister ph        1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Hall p               0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Borbon p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Gullett p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gagliano ph          1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Carroll p            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Menke ph,ss          1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                27   0   2   0       3   9      27   8
FIELDING - 
DP: 1.
BATTING - 
SH: Gullett (1,off Matlack).
Team LOB: 4.
BASERUNNING - 
CS: Driessen (1,2nd base by Matlack/Grote).
PITCHING
New York Mets         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Matlack W(1-0)         9     2   0   0   3   9   0
Cincinnati Reds       IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Gullett L(0-1)         5     2   1   1   2   3   1
Carroll                3     0   0   0   1   2   0
Hall                   0.1   2   3   3   1   0   0
Borbon                 0.2   3   1   1   1   1   0
Totals                 9     7   5   5   5   6   1
IBB: Borbon (1,Milner).
Umpires: Ed Vargo, Chris Pelekoudas, Bob Engel, Bruce Froemming, Ed Sudol, Jerry Dale
Time of Game: 2:19   Attendance: 54041
Starting Lineups:

   New York Mets                 Cincinnati Reds          
1. Garrett             3b        Rose                lf
2. Millan              2b        Morgan              2b
3. Staub               rf        Perez               1b
4. Jones               lf        Bench               c
5. Milner              1b        Kosco               rf
6. Grote               c         Driessen            3b
7. Hahn                cf        Geronimo            cf
8. Harrelson           ss        Chaney              ss
9. Matlack             p         Gullett             p

METS 1ST: Garrett struck out; Millan popped to catcher in foul
territory; Staub made an out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Mets 0, Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Rose was called out on strikes; Morgan grounded out
(shortstop to first); Perez made an out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Mets 0, Reds 0.

METS 2ND: Jones made an out to center; Milner made an out to
center; Grote made an out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets
0, Reds 0.

REDS 2ND: Bench grounded out (third to first); Kosco singled to
left; Driessen forced Kosco (first to shortstop); Driessen was
picked off and caught stealing second (pitcher to first to
shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Reds 0.

METS 3RD: Hahn struck out; Harrelson popped to second; Matlack
walked; Garrett popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0,
Reds 0.

REDS 3RD: Geronimo was called out on strikes; Chaney walked;
Gullett out on a sacrifice bunt (third to second) [Chaney to
second]; Rose grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Mets 0, Reds 0.

METS 4TH: Millan made an out to right; Staub homered; Jones
walked; Milner grounded into a double play (second to shortstop
to first) [Jones out at second]; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 1,
Reds 0.

REDS 4TH: Morgan made an out to left; Perez made an out to
center; Bench grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Mets 1, Reds 0.

METS 5TH: Grote made an out to left; Hahn singled to left;
Harrelson made an out to right; Matlack was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 1, Reds 0.

REDS 5TH: Kosco walked; Driessen struck out; Geronimo was called
out on strikes; Chaney walked [Kosco to second]; GAGLIANO BATTED
FOR GULLETT; Gagliano struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 1,
Reds 0.

METS 6TH: CARROLL REPLACED GAGLIANO (PITCHING); Garrett was
called out on strikes; Millan struck out; Staub grounded out
(first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 1, Reds 0.

REDS 6TH: Rose made an out to center; Morgan popped to
shortstop; Perez made an out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Mets 1, Reds 0.

METS 7TH: Jones made an out to right; Milner grounded out
(second to first); Grote grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 1, Reds 0.

REDS 7TH: Bench grounded out (shortstop to first); Kosco singled
to left; Driessen made an out to left; Geronimo struck out; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 1, Reds 0.

METS 8TH: Hahn walked; Harrelson made an out to center; Matlack
out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to second) [Hahn to second];
Hahn was caught stealing third (catcher to third); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Mets 1, Reds 0.

REDS 8TH: ARMBRISTER BATTED FOR CHANEY; Armbrister struck out;
MENKE BATTED FOR CARROLL; Menke was called out on strikes; Rose
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets
1, Reds 0.

METS 9TH: HALL REPLACED ARMBRISTER (PITCHING); MENKE STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING SS); Garrett grounded out (first to pitcher);
Millan singled to right; Staub walked [Millan to second]; Jones
singled to center [Millan scored, Staub to third (on throw to
home), Jones to second (on throw to home)]; BORBON REPLACED HALL
(PITCHING); Milner was walked intentionally; Grote singled to
center [Staub scored, Jones scored, Milner to second]; Hahn
singled to center [Milner to third, Grote to second]; Harrelson
singled to center [Milner scored, Grote to third, Hahn to
second]; Matlack was called out on strikes; Garrett grounded out
(second to first); 4 R, 5 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Mets 5, Reds 0.

REDS 9TH: Morgan made an out to center; Perez made an out to
right; Bench struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 5, Reds 0.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Mets             5   7   0    5
 Reds             0   2   0    4

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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