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@CHW
6
4
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@DET
6
19
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@OAK
0
3
BAL
@SEA
3
2
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@TBR
3
5
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7
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9
3
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4
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4
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3
2
 
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7
2
Wednesday, April 23, 2008, 7:11PM
, Great American Ball Park
Attendance: 16,017, Time of Game: 2:41
Astros
9
10-12
 Won 4 
4th, 5½ GB
at Reds
3
9-13
 Lost 1 
6th, 6½ GB
W: Chris Sampson (1-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Astros          0  2  0   7  0  0   0  0  0    9 14  1
Reds            1  0  0   0  0  0   1  0  1    3 10  2

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Kazuo Matsui 2B 5 1 1 2 0 1 .308 .725 20 12 0.071 0.86 0.166 -0.094 0.2 2 2
Darin Erstad CF 5 1 3 0 0 1 .290 .677 23 13 -0.014 0.60 0.041 -0.055 0.1 0 0
Miguel Tejada SS 5 1 1 1 0 1 .360 .996 21 13 0.011 0.63 0.063 -0.052 -0.0 0 4
   Geoff Blum 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 .233 .659 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Lance Berkman 1B 4 1 1 1 0 0 .299 1.012 12 6 0.003 0.55 0.042 -0.039 0.2 7 1
   Brad Ausmus 1B 1 0 0 0 0 1 .091 .227 3 3 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.2 3 0
Carlos Lee LF 4 2 2 1 0 1 .279 .811 14 9 0.085 0.47 0.097 -0.012 1.4 4 0 2·2B
   Jose Cruz LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 .111 .500 5 2 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.2 1 0
Hunter Pence RF 4 2 3 2 1 0 .256 .687 16 9 0.167 0.52 0.167 0.000 3.5 1 0 2B
Mark Loretta 3B-SS 4 1 2 1 0 1 .250 .680 16 10 0.172 0.70 0.175 -0.002 1.2 0 4 2B
J.R. Towles C 4 0 1 0 0 1 .222 .897 24 14 -0.002 0.68 0.050 -0.052 -0.6 8 0
Chris Sampson P 3 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 13 9 -0.083 0.81 0.000 -0.083 -1.4 1 1 SH
   Wesley Wright P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Geoff Geary P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 40 9 14 8 1 9 .350 .816 167 100 0.410 0.62 0.801 -0.389 4.3 27 12
2B: M Loretta (4, off B Arroyo); H Pence (6, off B Arroyo); C Lee 2 (7, 1 off B Arroyo, 1 off M Lincoln).
SH: C Sampson (1, off B Arroyo).
TB: H Pence 4; C Lee 4; D Erstad 3; M Loretta 3; M Tejada; J Towles; L Berkman; K Matsui.
RBI: H Pence 2 (8); K Matsui 2 (6); L Berkman (17); M Tejada (19); M Loretta (6); C Lee (11).
2-out RBI: K Matsui 2; M Tejada; L Berkman; H Pence; C Lee.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 7 for 14.
Fielding
DP: 2. M Loretta-K Matsui-L Berkman; M Tejada-K Matsui-L Berkman.
E: K Matsui (2).

Cincinnati Reds

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jerry Hairston CF-RF 5 0 2 0 0 0 .545 1.182 19 12 0.081 0.54 0.092 -0.011 -0.3 1 0
Jeff Keppinger SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 .315 .815 9 6 -0.215 0.93 0.000 -0.215 -2.4 0 2 2·GDP
Ken Griffey RF 2 1 1 1 1 0 .256 .786 9 3 0.098 0.21 0.103 -0.005 0.9 4 0 HR
   Ryan Freel LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 .257 .575 3 2 -0.001 0.05 0.000 -0.001 -0.2 1 0
Brandon Phillips 2B 4 0 2 0 0 1 .262 .740 7 6 -0.003 0.14 0.008 -0.011 0.3 2 0 2·2B
Adam Dunn LF 3 1 1 0 0 1 .222 .815 7 5 -0.028 0.44 0.004 -0.032 -0.2 2 0
   Kent Mercker P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Javier Valentin PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .231 .555 5 2 -0.001 0.05 0.000 -0.001 -0.3
   Jeremy Affeldt P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Edwin Encarnacion 3B 4 1 1 1 0 1 .270 .940 15 11 -0.024 0.26 0.002 -0.026 0.1 2 0 HR
Joey Votto 1B 4 0 0 0 0 2 .310 .908 10 8 -0.013 0.24 0.005 -0.018 -0.0 4 0
David Ross C 4 0 2 0 0 1 .500 1.250 15 10 0.066 0.35 0.074 -0.007 0.2 9 0 2B
Bronson Arroyo P 1 0 0 0 0 1 .200 .533 3 3 -0.051 1.48 0.000 -0.051 -0.5 0 2
   Mike Lincoln P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Scott Hatteberg PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .148 .499 3 2 -0.001 0.04 0.000 -0.001 -0.1
   Josh Fogg P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Corey Patterson PH-CF 2 0 1 1 0 1 .206 .795 5 5 0.004 0.10 0.007 -0.003 0.8 2 0 2B
Team Totals 36 3 10 3 1 8 .278 .853 110 75 -0.088 0.38 0.295 -0.382 -1.7 27 4
2B: C Patterson (6, off C Sampson); D Ross (1, off C Sampson); B Phillips 2 (6, 1 off C Sampson, 1 off W Wright).
HR: K Griffey (4, off C Sampson; 1st inn, 0 on, 2 outs to RF); E Encarnacion (6, off G Geary; 9th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF).
TB: B Phillips 4; K Griffey 4; E Encarnacion 4; D Ross 3; C Patterson 2; J Hairston 2; A Dunn.
GIDP: J Keppinger 2 (6).
RBI: E Encarnacion (11); K Griffey (14); C Patterson (10).
2-out RBI: C Patterson; K Griffey.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 2 for 11.
Fielding
E: J Keppinger (1); M Lincoln (1).

Houston Astros

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Chris Sampson, W (1-2) 7 8 2 2 1 6 1 6.38 28 86 57 33 8 16 8 13 8 0 58 0.084 0.48 1.6
Wesley Wright 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.26 4 12 7 4 0 3 2 2 1 0 0 0 0.004 0.05 0.5
Geoff Geary 1 1 1 1 0 2 1 2.89 5 12 11 3 4 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 0.001 0.14 -0.5
Team Totals 9 10 3 3 1 8 2 3.00 37 110 75 40 12 23 12 16 9 0 58 0 0 0.089 0.38 1.7

Cincinnati Reds

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bronson Arroyo, L (0-3) 3.2 10 8 8 1 5 0 7.56 22 91 53 29 11 13 4 12 7 0 13 -0.356 1.12 -4.4
Mike Lincoln 1.1 2 1 0 0 1 0 2.70 6 24 15 8 1 6 2 3 1 0 2 2 -0.058 0.16 -2.0
Josh Fogg 2 2 0 0 0 2 0 10.80 8 33 21 14 0 7 1 5 1 0 0 0 0.003 0.03 1.0
Kent Mercker 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.35 3 9 5 4 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0.001 0.01 0.5
Jeremy Affeldt 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.86 3 10 6 4 0 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.5
Team Totals 9 14 9 8 1 9 0 8.00 42 167 100 59 12 29 8 24 10 0 13 2 2 -0.410 0.62 -4.3
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Tom Hallion, 1B - Brian O'Nora, 2B - Paul Nauert, 3B - Jerry Crawford.
Time of Game: 2:41.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 81° F, Wind 9mph from Left to Right, Sunny.

Starting Lineups

Houston Astros         Cincinnati Reds
1 Kazuo Matsui 2B 1 Jerry Hairston CF
2 Darin Erstad CF 2 Jeff Keppinger SS
3 Miguel Tejada SS 3 Ken Griffey RF
4 Lance Berkman 1B 4 Brandon Phillips 2B
5 Carlos Lee LF 5 Adam Dunn LF
6 Hunter Pence RF 6 Edwin Encarnacion 3B
7 Mark Loretta 3B 7 Joey Votto 1B
8 J.R. Towles C 8 David Ross C
9 Chris Sampson P 9 Bronson Arroyo P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t4 2-1 2 -23 1,(0-0)  RR HOU K. Matsui B. Arroyo 17% 80% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Pence Scores; Loretta Scores
b3 1-2 1 1-3 1,(0-0)  OO CIN J. Keppinger C. Sampson 14% 62% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B (Weak 3B)
b1 0-0 2 --- 3,(2-0)  R CIN K. Griffey C. Sampson -10% 39% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep RF)
t4 2-1 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  HOU M. Loretta B. Arroyo 10% 76% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF); Pence to 3B
t2 0-1 0 -2- 2,(1-0)  R HOU H. Pence B. Arroyo 10% 56% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF); Lee Scores

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Reds' Bronson Arroyo facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O HOU K. Matsui B. Arroyo -2% 48% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
t1 0-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  HOU D. Erstad B. Arroyo 2% 50% Single to CF (Line Drive to LF-CF)
t1 0-0 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  O HOU M. Tejada B. Arroyo -3% 47% Strikeout Swinging
t1 0-0 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  O HOU L. Berkman B. Arroyo -2% 45% Groundout: P-1B (Weak SS-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Reds 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Reds Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Chris Sampson facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 6,(2-2)  CIN J. Hairston C. Sampson -3% 42% Single to RF (Line Drive to CF-RF)
b1 0-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  OO CIN J. Keppinger C. Sampson 7% 49% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (Weak SS)
b1 0-0 2 --- 3,(2-0)  R CIN K. Griffey C. Sampson -10% 39% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep RF)
b1 1-0 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O CIN B. Phillips C. Sampson 1% 40% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Reds 1.
Top of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Behind 0-1, Reds' Bronson Arroyo facing 5-6-7
t2 0-1 0 --- 3,(1-1)  HOU C. Lee B. Arroyo 6% 46% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF Line)
t2 0-1 0 -2- 2,(1-0)  R HOU H. Pence B. Arroyo 10% 56% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF); Lee Scores
t2 1-1 0 -2- 4,(2-1)  R HOU M. Loretta B. Arroyo 7% 64% Single to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF); Pence Scores
t2 2-1 0 1-- 7,(3-2)  HOU J. Towles B. Arroyo 5% 69% Single to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Loretta to 2B
t2 2-1 0 12- 3,(1-1)  O HOU C. Sampson B. Arroyo -0% 68% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice (Front of Home); Loretta to 3B; Towles to 2B
t2 2-1 1 -23 8,(2-2)  O HOU K. Matsui B. Arroyo -7% 61% Strikeout Swinging
t2 2-1 2 -23 5,(2-2)  O HOU D. Erstad B. Arroyo -5% 56% Strikeout Swinging
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 2, Reds 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Reds Batting, Behind 1-2, Astros' Chris Sampson facing 5-6-7
b2 1-2 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O CIN A. Dunn C. Sampson 3% 58% Strikeout Swinging
b2 1-2 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O CIN E. Encarnacion C. Sampson 2% 60% Flyball: LF (LF-CF)
b2 1-2 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O CIN J. Votto C. Sampson 1% 61% Lineout: P-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Reds 1.
Top of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Ahead 2-1, Reds' Bronson Arroyo facing 3-4-5
t3 2-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU M. Tejada B. Arroyo -2% 59% Flyball: RF
t3 2-1 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU L. Berkman B. Arroyo -2% 57% Flyball: LF (LF-CF)
t3 2-1 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O HOU C. Lee B. Arroyo -1% 56% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Reds 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Reds Batting, Behind 1-2, Astros' Chris Sampson facing 8-9-1
b3 1-2 0 --- 2,(0-1)  CIN D. Ross C. Sampson -7% 49% Ground-rule Double (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
b3 1-2 0 -2- 3,(0-2)  O CIN B. Arroyo C. Sampson 5% 54% Strikeout Swinging
b3 1-2 1 -2- 4,(2-1)  CIN J. Hairston C. Sampson -6% 48% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Ross to 3B
b3 1-2 1 1-3 1,(0-0)  OO CIN J. Keppinger C. Sampson 14% 62% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 2, Reds 1.
Top of the 4th, Astros Batting, Ahead 2-1, Reds' Bronson Arroyo facing 6-7-8
t4 2-1 0 --- 6,(3-2)  HOU H. Pence B. Arroyo 4% 66% Walk
t4 2-1 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  HOU M. Loretta B. Arroyo 10% 76% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF); Pence to 3B
t4 2-1 0 -23 6,(3-2)  O HOU J. Towles B. Arroyo -5% 71% Strikeout Looking
t4 2-1 1 -23 5,(2-2)  O HOU C. Sampson B. Arroyo -8% 63% Strikeout Swinging
t4 2-1 2 -23 1,(0-0)  RR HOU K. Matsui B. Arroyo 17% 80% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Pence Scores; Loretta Scores
t4 4-1 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  HOU D. Erstad B. Arroyo 2% 81% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Matsui to 3B
t4 4-1 2 1-3 4,(2-1)  R HOU M. Tejada B. Arroyo 6% 88% Single to CF (Line Drive to LF-CF); Matsui Scores; Erstad to 3B
t4 5-1 2 1-3 5,(3-1)  R HOU L. Berkman B. Arroyo 4% 92% Single to RF (Line Drive); Erstad Scores; Tejada to 2B
Mike Lincoln replaces Bronson Arroyo pitching and batting 9th
t4 6-1 2 12- 3,(1-1)  R HOU C. Lee M. Lincoln 3% 95% Double to 3B (Line Drive); Tejada Scores; Berkman to 3B
t4 7-1 2 -23 4,(1-2)  RR HOU H. Pence M. Lincoln 3% 98% Single to P (Ground Ball); Berkman Scores; Lee Scores/Adv on E1 (throw)/unER/No RBI
t4 9-1 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  O HOU M. Loretta M. Lincoln -0% 98% Flyball: RF (RF Line)
7 runs, 7 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Astros 9, Reds 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Reds Batting, Behind 1-9, Astros' Chris Sampson facing 3-4-5
b4 1-9 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O CIN K. Griffey C. Sampson 0% 98% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
b4 1-9 1 --- 1,(0-0)  CIN B. Phillips C. Sampson -1% 98% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF)
b4 1-9 1 -2- 1,(0-0)  O CIN A. Dunn C. Sampson 1% 98% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF); Phillips to 3B
b4 1-9 2 --3 2,(0-1)  O CIN E. Encarnacion C. Sampson 0% 99% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 9, Reds 1.
Top of the 5th, Astros Batting, Ahead 9-1, Reds' Mike Lincoln facing 8-9-1
t5 9-1 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU J. Towles M. Lincoln -0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t5 9-1 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU C. Sampson M. Lincoln -0% 99% Strikeout Looking
t5 9-1 2 --- 5,(3-1)  O HOU K. Matsui M. Lincoln -0% 98% Flyball: LF (Deep LF Line)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 9, Reds 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Reds Batting, Behind 1-9, Astros' Chris Sampson facing 7-8-9
b5 1-9 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O CIN J. Votto C. Sampson 0% 99% Strikeout Swinging
b5 1-9 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O CIN D. Ross C. Sampson 0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
Scott Hatteberg pinch hits for Mike Lincoln (P) batting 9th
b5 1-9 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O CIN S. Hatteberg C. Sampson 0% 99% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 9, Reds 1.
Top of the 6th, Astros Batting, Ahead 9-1, Reds' Josh Fogg facing 2-3-4
Josh Fogg replaces Scott Hatteberg (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t6 9-1 0 --- 5,(3-1)  HOU D. Erstad J. Fogg 0% 99% Single to CF (Line Drive to LF-CF)
t6 9-1 0 1-- 5,(2-2)  O HOU M. Tejada J. Fogg -0% 99% Popfly: 3B (Weak 3B)
t6 9-1 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  O HOU L. Berkman J. Fogg -0% 99% Flyball: RF
t6 9-1 2 1-- 6,(2-2)  O HOU C. Lee J. Fogg -0% 99% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 9, Reds 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Reds Batting, Behind 1-9, Astros' Chris Sampson facing 1-2-3
b6 1-9 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O CIN J. Hairston C. Sampson 0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b6 1-9 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O CIN J. Keppinger C. Sampson 0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
b6 1-9 2 --- 5,(3-1)  CIN K. Griffey C. Sampson -0% 99% Walk
b6 1-9 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  O CIN B. Phillips C. Sampson 0% 100% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 9, Reds 1.
Top of the 7th, Astros Batting, Ahead 9-1, Reds' Josh Fogg facing 6-7-8
t7 9-1 0 --- 2,(0-1)  HOU H. Pence J. Fogg 0% 100% Single to SS (Ground Ball to Weak 3B); Pence to 2B/Adv on E6 (throw to 1B)
t7 9-1 0 -2- 4,(1-2)  O HOU M. Loretta J. Fogg -0% 100% Strikeout Looking
t7 9-1 1 -2- 8,(3-2)  O HOU J. Towles J. Fogg -0% 100% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
t7 9-1 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  O HOU C. Sampson J. Fogg -0% 99% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Astros 9, Reds 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Reds Batting, Behind 1-9, Astros' Chris Sampson facing 5-6-7
b7 1-9 0 --- 2,(1-0)  CIN A. Dunn C. Sampson -0% 99% Single to RF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF)
b7 1-9 0 1-- 5,(1-2)  O CIN E. Encarnacion C. Sampson 0% 99% Strikeout Looking
b7 1-9 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O CIN J. Votto C. Sampson 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
b7 1-9 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  CIN D. Ross C. Sampson -0% 100% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B); Dunn to 2B
Corey Patterson pinch hits for Josh Fogg (P) batting 9th
b7 1-9 2 12- 2,(0-1)  R CIN C. Patterson C. Sampson -1% 99% Double to LF (Line Drive to LF Line); Dunn Scores; Ross to 3B
b7 2-9 2 -23 1,(0-0)  O CIN J. Hairston C. Sampson 1% 100% Lineout: LF
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 9, Reds 2.
Top of the 8th, Astros Batting, Ahead 9-2, Reds' Kent Mercker facing 1-2-3
Kent Mercker replaces Adam Dunn (LF) pitching and batting 5th
Ryan Freel replaces Ken Griffey (RF) playing LF batting 3rd
Corey Patterson moves from PH to CF
Jerry Hairston moves from CF to RF
t8 9-2 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O HOU K. Matsui K. Mercker -0% 100% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t8 9-2 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O HOU D. Erstad K. Mercker -0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t8 9-2 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU M. Tejada K. Mercker -0% 100% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 9, Reds 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Reds Batting, Behind 2-9, Astros' Wesley Wright facing 2-3-4
Wesley Wright replaces Chris Sampson pitching and batting 9th
Brad Ausmus replaces Lance Berkman playing 1B batting 4th
Jose Cruz replaces Carlos Lee playing LF batting 5th
b8 2-9 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O CIN J. Keppinger W. Wright 0% 100% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
b8 2-9 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O CIN R. Freel W. Wright 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b8 2-9 2 --- 1,(0-0)  CIN B. Phillips W. Wright -0% 100% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF Line)
Javier Valentin pinch hits for Kent Mercker (P) batting 5th
b8 2-9 2 -2- 5,(3-1)  O CIN J. Valentin W. Wright 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 9, Reds 2.
Top of the 9th, Astros Batting, Ahead 9-2, Reds' Jeremy Affeldt facing 4-5-6
Jeremy Affeldt replaces Javier Valentin (PH) pitching and batting 5th
t9 9-2 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O HOU B. Ausmus J. Affeldt -0% 100% Strikeout Looking
t9 9-2 1 --- 5,(3-1)  O HOU J. Cruz J. Affeldt -0% 100% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
t9 9-2 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O HOU H. Pence J. Affeldt -0% 100% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 9, Reds 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Reds Batting, Behind 2-9, Astros' Geoff Geary facing 6-7-8
Geoff Geary replaces Wesley Wright pitching and batting 9th
Geoff Blum replaces Miguel Tejada (SS) playing 3B batting 3rd
Mark Loretta moves from 3B to SS
b9 2-9 0 --- 2,(0-1)  R CIN E. Encarnacion G. Geary -0% 100% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
b9 3-9 0 --- 1,(0-0)  CIN J. Votto G. Geary -0% 99% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Votto to 1B
b9 3-9 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  CIN D. Ross G. Geary -0% 99% Defensive Indifference; Votto to 2B
b9 3-9 0 -2- 4,(1-2)  O CIN D. Ross G. Geary 1% 100% Strikeout Looking
b9 3-9 1 -2- 3,(0-2)  O CIN C. Patterson G. Geary 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
b9 3-9 2 -2- 2,(0-1)  O CIN J. Hairston G. Geary 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Astros 9, Reds 3.

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