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CLE
@BAL
4
1
TEX
@BOS
2
15
KCR
@DET
6
8
NYY
@MIL
3
6
CHW
@OAK
7
6
CAL
@SEA
7
4
MIN
@TOR
0
2
PIT
@CHC
12
7
CIN
@HOU
3
5
ATL
@LAD
3
1
PHI
@MON
2
5
STL
@NYM
2
3
SFG
@SDP
9
4
Sunday, April 17, 1988, 1:35
, Astrodome
Attendance: 32,586, Time of Game: 2:42
Reds
3
7-5
 Lost 1 
3rd, 1½ GB
at Astros
5
8-3
 Won 1 
1st
W: Nolan Ryan (2-0)
L: Danny Jackson (2-1)
S: Dave Smith (2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Reds            1  1  1   0  0  0   0  0  0    3  7  1
Astros          2  3  0   0  0  0   0  0  X    5  9  0

Cincinnati Reds

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Barry Larkin SS 4 2 2 1 0 1 4 .364 .400 .509 .909 14 11 0.122 0.89 0.168 -0.045 1.3 2 4 HR,2B
Jeff Treadway 2B 3 0 1 1 1 0 4 .179 .273 .282 .555 13 6 0.101 0.81 0.130 -0.030 1.0 3 4 2B
Kal Daniels LF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .370 .466 .717 1.183 17 12 -0.125 1.22 0.000 -0.125 -1.0 0 0
Eric Davis CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .217 .357 .304 .661 13 10 -0.091 0.89 0.000 -0.091 -0.7 2 0
Paul O'Neill RF-1B 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .205 .262 .231 .493 18 11 -0.094 0.95 0.000 -0.094 -0.8 3 1
Bo Diaz C 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .244 .244 .467 .711 12 9 0.012 1.22 0.087 -0.075 0.2 6 1
Nick Esasky 1B 3 0 3 0 0 0 3 .235 .297 .265 .562 15 9 0.107 0.81 0.107 0.000 0.9 6 0 2B
   Pat Perry P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Rob Murphy P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Dave Collins PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .125 .300 .125 .425 4 3 -0.019 0.80 0.000 -0.019 -0.1
Chris Sabo 3B 3 0 0 1 0 0 4 .265 .297 .382 .680 13 9 -0.076 1.21 0.001 -0.076 -0.6 2 5 SF
Danny Jackson P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .143 .125 .143 .268 5 4 -0.034 1.28 0.000 -0.034 -0.3 0 0
   Frank Williams P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 5 3 -0.034 1.27 0.000 -0.034 -0.3 0 1
   Leo Garcia RF 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .250 .333 .375 .708 5 3 -0.030 1.26 0.000 -0.030 -0.2 0 0
Team Totals 33 3 7 3 1 10 35 .212 .229 .394 .623 134 90 -0.161 1.03 0.493 -0.653 -0.7 24 16
2B: B Larkin (3, off N Ryan); J Treadway (4, off N Ryan); N Esasky (1, off N Ryan).
HR: B Larkin (1, off N Ryan, 1st inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep LF).
SF: C Sabo (1, off N Ryan).
TB: B Larkin 6; N Esasky 4; J Treadway 2; B Diaz.
RBI: J Treadway (2); C Sabo (1); B Larkin (4).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 1. C Sabo-J Treadway-N Esasky.
E: F Williams (1).

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Gerald Young CF 4 1 2 0 0 1 5 .265 .294 .327 .621 23 15 0.052 0.71 0.075 -0.023 0.1 3 0 SB,HBP
Billy Hatcher LF 2 0 0 0 1 0 4 .302 .400 .442 .842 11 6 -0.028 0.79 0.016 -0.044 -0.4 3 0 SH
Bill Doran 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .311 .392 .356 .748 14 10 -0.085 0.76 0.000 -0.085 -1.2 0 1
Glenn Davis 1B 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .314 .419 .800 1.219 9 5 0.009 0.64 0.031 -0.022 0.1 3 0
Kevin Bass RF 4 0 1 2 0 0 4 .333 .320 .583 .903 18 10 0.165 0.84 0.222 -0.057 0.8 2 0 2B,GDP
Rafael Ramirez SS 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .222 .255 .356 .611 11 9 -0.037 0.44 0.005 -0.042 -0.3 4 0
Mark Bailey C 2 1 2 0 2 0 4 .400 .625 .400 1.025 12 4 0.047 0.55 0.071 -0.024 0.8 9 0 CS
   Alan Ashby C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .324 .400 .529 .929 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Chuck Jackson 3B 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .200 .238 .300 .538 5 5 0.092 0.81 0.118 -0.026 0.4 2 0 2B
Nolan Ryan P 3 1 1 2 0 2 3 .250 .250 .250 .500 10 7 0.122 0.97 0.151 -0.029 1.2 0 0
   Steve Henderson PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .333 .385 .333 .718 5 1 0.004 0.41 0.004 0.000 0.3
   Dave Smith P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 30 5 9 4 5 4 37 .300 .417 .367 .783 118 72 0.341 0.72 0.693 -0.352 1.7 27 1
2B: K Bass (3, off D Jackson); C Jackson (2, off D Jackson).
SH: B Hatcher (1, off D Jackson).
HBP: G Young (1, by D Jackson).
TB: M Bailey 2; K Bass 2; C Jackson 2; G Young 2; R Ramirez; G Davis; N Ryan.
GIDP: K Bass (1).
RBI: K Bass 2 (11); N Ryan 2 (2).
2-out RBI: K Bass 2.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 3 for 10.
Baserunning
SB: G Young (5, 2nd base off D Jackson/B Diaz).
CS: M Bailey (1, Home by P Perry/B Diaz).
Pickoffs: B Hatcher (1st base by F Williams).

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
Danny Jackson, L (2-1) 2 5 5 5 1 0 0 4.26 13 32 21 16 0 5 5 6 5 0 25 -0.470 1.16 -4.2
Frank Williams 3 1 0 0 2 2 0 4.26 11 46 27 14 6 7 6 1 0 0 0 0 0.082 0.47 1.2
Pat Perry 2.1 3 0 0 1 1 0 5.91 10 34 19 11 3 5 4 4 3 0 0 0 0.032 0.41 0.4
Rob Murphy 0.2 0 0 0 1 1 0 1.00 3 9 5 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 2 0 0.018 0.47 0.8
Team Totals 8 9 5 5 5 4 0 5.62 37 121 72 42 11 19 16 11 8 0 25 2 0 -0.338 0.72 -1.7

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
Nolan Ryan, W (2-0) 8 7 3 3 1 9 1 3.27 32 125 83 37 23 23 3 19 6 0 64 0.101 1.05 0.3
Dave Smith, S (2) 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.18 3 9 7 3 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.060 0.83 0.4
Team Totals 9 7 3 3 1 10 1 3.00 35 134 90 40 25 25 3 21 6 0 64 0 0 0.161 1.03 0.7
Balks: D Jackson 2 (2).
WP: N Ryan (2).
HBP: D Jackson (1; G Young).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: F Williams (0; B Hatcher, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - John Kibler, 1B - Jim Quick, 2B - Eric Gregg, 3B - Dave Pallone.
Time of Game: 2:42.
Attendance: 32,586.
Start Time Weather: 70° F, In Dome.

Starting Lineups

Cincinnati Reds         Houston Astros
1 Barry Larkin SS 1 Gerald Young CF
2 Jeff Treadway 2B 2 Billy Hatcher LF
3 Kal Daniels LF 3 Bill Doran 2B
4 Eric Davis CF 4 Glenn Davis 1B
5 Paul O'Neill RF 5 Kevin Bass RF
6 Bo Diaz C 6 Rafael Ramirez SS
7 Nick Esasky 1B 7 Mark Bailey C
8 Chris Sabo 3B 8 Chuck Jackson 3B
9 Danny Jackson P 9 Nolan Ryan P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 0-1 2 12- 6,(3-2)  RR HOU K. Bass D. Jackson 22% 65% Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep CF); Young Scores; Davis Scores
b2 2-2 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  HOU C. Jackson D. Jackson 12% 70% Double to RF (Line Drive to Short RF Line); Bailey to 3B
t1 0-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  R CIN B. Larkin N. Ryan -11% 39% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
t3 2-5 0 -2- 2,(1-0)  R CIN J. Treadway N. Ryan -10% 67% Double to RF (Line Drive to RF Line); Larkin Scores
b2 2-2 0 -23 1,(0-0)  RR HOU N. Ryan D. Jackson 9% 79% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Bailey Scores; Jackson Scores

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Reds Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Nolan Ryan facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  R CIN B. Larkin N. Ryan -11% 39% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
t1 1-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O CIN J. Treadway N. Ryan 2% 41% Flyball: LF (Short LF)
t1 1-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O CIN K. Daniels N. Ryan 1% 42% Strikeout Swinging
t1 1-0 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O CIN E. Davis N. Ryan 1% 43% Popfly: 1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 1, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Astros Batting, Behind 0-1, Reds' Danny Jackson facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- 4,(2-1)  HOU G. Young D. Jackson 4% 47% Single to LF (Line Drive)
b1 0-1 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O HOU B. Hatcher D. Jackson -4% 43% Lineout: CF (Deep CF)
b1 0-1 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O HOU B. Doran D. Jackson -3% 40% Popfly: 3B
b1 0-1 2 1-- 3,(2-0)  HOU G. Davis D. Jackson 1% 41% Young Steals 2B
b1 0-1 2 -2- 5,(3-1)  HOU G. Davis D. Jackson 1% 42% Walk
b1 0-1 2 12- 6,(3-2)  RR HOU K. Bass D. Jackson 22% 65% Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep CF); Young Scores; Davis Scores
b1 2-1 2 -2- 2,(0-1)  O HOU R. Ramirez D. Jackson -3% 62% Groundout: SS-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 1, Astros 2.
Top of the 2nd, Reds Batting, Behind 1-2, Astros' Nolan Ryan facing 5-6-7
t2 1-2 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O CIN P. O'Neill N. Ryan 2% 64% Strikeout Swinging
t2 1-2 1 --- 6,(3-2)  CIN B. Diaz N. Ryan -3% 62% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t2 1-2 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  CIN N. Esasky N. Ryan -4% 57% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Diaz to 2B
t2 1-2 1 12- 3,(0-2)  CIN C. Sabo N. Ryan -6% 51% Wild Pitch; Diaz to 3B; Esasky to 2B
t2 1-2 1 -23 4,(1-2)  RO CIN C. Sabo N. Ryan -0% 51% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Diaz Scores
t2 2-2 2 -2- 5,(1-2)  O CIN D. Jackson N. Ryan 3% 55% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 2, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Tied 2-2, Reds' Danny Jackson facing 7-8-9
b2 2-2 0 --- 1,(0-0)  HOU M. Bailey D. Jackson 4% 59% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
b2 2-2 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  HOU C. Jackson D. Jackson 12% 70% Double to RF (Line Drive to Short RF Line); Bailey to 3B
b2 2-2 0 -23 1,(0-0)  RR HOU N. Ryan D. Jackson 9% 79% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Bailey Scores; Jackson Scores
b2 4-2 0 1-- HOU G. Young D. Jackson 2% 81% Balk; Ryan to 2B
b2 4-2 0 -2- 6,(1-2)  HOU G. Young D. Jackson 2% 83% Hit By Pitch
b2 4-2 0 12- 1,(0-0)  O HOU B. Hatcher D. Jackson 0% 83% Bunt Groundout: 3B-2B/Sacrifice (P's Right); Ryan to 3B; Young to 2B
b2 4-2 1 -23 R HOU B. Doran D. Jackson 4% 87% Balk; Ryan Scores; Young to 3B
b2 5-2 1 --3 2,(0-1)  O HOU B. Doran D. Jackson -3% 84% Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 5-2 2 --3 1,(0-0)  O HOU G. Davis D. Jackson -2% 83% Lineout: CF (Deep CF-RF)
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 2, Astros 5.
Top of the 3rd, Reds Batting, Behind 2-5, Astros' Nolan Ryan facing 1-2-3
t3 2-5 0 --- 2,(0-1)  CIN B. Larkin N. Ryan -6% 77% Double to LF (Ground Ball)
t3 2-5 0 -2- 2,(1-0)  R CIN J. Treadway N. Ryan -10% 67% Double to RF (Line Drive to RF Line); Larkin Scores
t3 3-5 0 -2- 6,(2-2)  O CIN K. Daniels N. Ryan 5% 72% Strikeout Swinging
t3 3-5 1 -2- 4,(1-2)  O CIN E. Davis N. Ryan 4% 75% Popfly: SS
t3 3-5 2 -2- 5,(3-1)  O CIN P. O'Neill N. Ryan 3% 79% Popfly: SS
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 3, Astros 5.
Bottom of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Ahead 5-3, Reds' Frank Williams facing 5-6-7
Frank Williams replaces Danny Jackson pitching and batting 9th
b3 5-3 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O HOU K. Bass F. Williams -1% 77% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 5-3 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O HOU R. Ramirez F. Williams -1% 76% Strikeout Swinging
b3 5-3 2 --- 5,(3-1)  HOU M. Bailey F. Williams 1% 77% Walk
b3 5-3 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  O HOU C. Jackson F. Williams -1% 76% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 3, Astros 5.
Top of the 4th, Reds Batting, Behind 3-5, Astros' Nolan Ryan facing 6-7-8
t4 3-5 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O CIN B. Diaz N. Ryan 2% 78% Lineout: LF (Deep LF)
t4 3-5 1 --- 6,(3-2)  CIN N. Esasky N. Ryan -5% 74% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF Line)
t4 3-5 1 -2- 2,(0-1)  O CIN C. Sabo N. Ryan 4% 77% Flyball: CF (LF-CF)
t4 3-5 2 -2- 5,(2-2)  O CIN F. Williams N. Ryan 3% 81% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 3, Astros 5.
Bottom of the 4th, Astros Batting, Ahead 5-3, Reds' Frank Williams facing 9-1-2
b4 5-3 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU N. Ryan F. Williams -1% 80% Strikeout Swinging
b4 5-3 1 --- 7,(3-2)  O HOU G. Young F. Williams -1% 79% Popfly: 3B
b4 5-3 2 --- 6,(3-2)  HOU B. Hatcher F. Williams 1% 79% Walk
b4 5-3 2 1-- 1,(0-1)  HOU B. Doran F. Williams 1% 80% Hatcher Picked off 1B, safe on E1; Hatcher to 2B
b4 5-3 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  O HOU B. Doran F. Williams -2% 78% Groundout: P-SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Reds 3, Astros 5.
Top of the 5th, Reds Batting, Behind 3-5, Astros' Nolan Ryan facing 1-2-3
t5 3-5 0 --- 6,(1-2)  O CIN B. Larkin N. Ryan 3% 81% Lineout: RF
t5 3-5 1 --- 5,(3-1)  CIN J. Treadway N. Ryan -3% 78% Walk
t5 3-5 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O CIN K. Daniels N. Ryan 3% 81% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t5 3-5 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  O CIN E. Davis N. Ryan 3% 84% Popfly: 1B (P's Left)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 3, Astros 5.
Bottom of the 5th, Astros Batting, Ahead 5-3, Reds' Frank Williams facing 4-5-6
b5 5-3 0 --- 2,(0-1)  HOU G. Davis F. Williams 2% 86% Single to 3B (Ground Ball)
b5 5-3 0 1-- 7,(3-2)  OO HOU K. Bass F. Williams -4% 82% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
b5 5-3 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU R. Ramirez F. Williams -1% 81% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 3, Astros 5.
Top of the 6th, Reds Batting, Behind 3-5, Astros' Nolan Ryan facing 5-6-7
t6 3-5 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O CIN P. O'Neill N. Ryan 3% 84% Strikeout Looking
t6 3-5 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O CIN B. Diaz N. Ryan 2% 86% Popfly: 3B (Weak 3B)
t6 3-5 2 --- 6,(3-2)  CIN N. Esasky N. Ryan -2% 84% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF)
t6 3-5 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  O CIN C. Sabo N. Ryan 3% 87% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 3, Astros 5.
Bottom of the 6th, Astros Batting, Ahead 5-3, Reds' Pat Perry facing 7-8-9
Pat Perry replaces Nick Esasky (1B) pitching and batting 7th
Paul O'Neill moves from RF to 1B
Leo Garcia replaces Frank Williams (P) playing RF batting 9th
b6 5-3 0 --- 5,(3-1)  HOU M. Bailey P. Perry 2% 88% Walk
b6 5-3 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O HOU C. Jackson P. Perry -1% 88% Groundout: SS-1B; Bailey to 2B
b6 5-3 1 -2- 4,(1-2)  O HOU N. Ryan P. Perry -2% 86% Strikeout Swinging
b6 5-3 2 -2- 3,(1-1)  HOU G. Young P. Perry 1% 87% Single to 2B (Ground Ball to Weak 2B); Bailey to 3B
b6 5-3 2 1-3 3,(2-0)  O HOU B. Hatcher P. Perry -2% 84% Bailey Caught Stealing Hm (C-2B-C)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 3, Astros 5.
Top of the 7th, Reds Batting, Behind 3-5, Astros' Nolan Ryan facing 9-1-2
t7 3-5 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O CIN L. Garcia N. Ryan 3% 87% Strikeout Swinging
t7 3-5 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O CIN B. Larkin N. Ryan 2% 89% Strikeout Swinging
t7 3-5 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O CIN J. Treadway N. Ryan 1% 90% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 3, Astros 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Astros Batting, Ahead 5-3, Reds' Pat Perry facing 2-3-4
b7 5-3 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU B. Hatcher P. Perry -1% 90% Foul Popfly: C (Behind Home)
b7 5-3 1 --- 7,(3-2)  O HOU B. Doran P. Perry -1% 89% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 5-3 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU G. Davis P. Perry -0% 89% Lineout: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 3, Astros 5.
Top of the 8th, Reds Batting, Behind 3-5, Astros' Nolan Ryan facing 3-4-5
t8 3-5 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O CIN K. Daniels N. Ryan 3% 92% Foul Flyball: LF (Deep LF Foul)
t8 3-5 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O CIN E. Davis N. Ryan 2% 94% Strikeout Swinging
t8 3-5 2 --- 5,(3-1)  O CIN P. O'Neill N. Ryan 1% 95% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 3, Astros 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Astros Batting, Ahead 5-3, Reds' Pat Perry facing 5-6-7
b8 5-3 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU K. Bass P. Perry -0% 95% Groundout: 3B-1B
b8 5-3 1 --- 3,(1-1)  HOU R. Ramirez P. Perry 0% 95% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF)
b8 5-3 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  HOU M. Bailey P. Perry 1% 96% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF); Ramirez to 2B
Rob Murphy replaces Pat Perry pitching and batting 7th
b8 5-3 1 12- 1,(0-0)  O HOU C. Jackson R. Murphy -1% 95% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Ramirez to 3B
Steve Henderson pinch hits for Nolan Ryan (P) batting 9th
b8 5-3 2 1-3 5,(3-1)  HOU S. Henderson R. Murphy 0% 95% Walk; Jackson to 2B
b8 5-3 2 123 3,(0-2)  O HOU G. Young R. Murphy -1% 94% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Reds 3, Astros 5.
Top of the 9th, Reds Batting, Behind 3-5, Astros' Dave Smith facing 6-7-8
Dave Smith replaces Steve Henderson (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Alan Ashby replaces Mark Bailey playing C batting 7th
t9 3-5 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O CIN B. Diaz D. Smith 3% 97% Popfly: SS
Dave Collins pinch hits for Rob Murphy (P) batting 7th
t9 3-5 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O CIN D. Collins D. Smith 2% 99% Strikeout Swinging
t9 3-5 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O CIN C. Sabo D. Smith 1% 100% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 3, Astros 5.

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