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Friday, April 17, 2009, 7:05PM
, Minute Maid Park
Attendance: 32,268, Time of Game: 3:01
Reds
2
5-4
 Won 1 
3rd, 1½ GB
at Astros
1
3-7
 Lost 1 
5th, 4 GB
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Reds            0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  2    2  7  0
Astros          0  0  0   0  1  0   0  0  0    1  4  0

Cincinnati Reds

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Willy Taveras CF 3 0 0 0 1 0 .292 .850 16 9 -0.066 1.30 0.040 -0.106 -0.3 4 0
Chris Dickerson LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 .278 .917 17 15 -0.113 1.17 0.024 -0.137 -0.8 3 0 CS
Joey Votto 1B 4 0 2 0 0 0 .400 1.119 18 12 0.011 0.83 0.056 -0.045 -0.2 7 0 2B
Brandon Phillips 2B 3 0 0 0 1 1 .214 .726 18 10 -0.131 1.65 0.011 -0.142 -0.7 3 2
Jay Bruce RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 .176 .557 17 15 -0.119 1.60 0.026 -0.145 -0.6 3 0
Edwin Encarnacion 3B 3 1 1 0 1 1 .185 .739 16 8 0.126 1.27 0.171 -0.044 0.8 1 2 2B
Ramon Hernandez C 3 1 1 2 1 0 .192 .558 17 11 0.605 2.00 0.668 -0.063 1.5 3 1 HR
Alex Gonzalez SS 4 0 1 0 0 1 .087 .290 16 11 -0.105 1.24 0.015 -0.121 -1.0 3 3
Johnny Cueto P 2 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 6 6 -0.104 2.02 0.000 -0.104 -1.0 0 0
   Mike Lincoln P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Darnell McDonald PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .273 .606 2 2 -0.021 0.80 0.000 -0.021 -0.1
   Danny Herrera P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Nick Masset P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Laynce Nix PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .946 9 6 -0.009 0.34 0.000 -0.009 -0.1
   Francisco Cordero P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Team Totals 32 2 7 2 4 5 .219 .681 152 105 0.074 1.37 1.011 -0.937 -2.4 27 10
2B: J Votto (3, off L Hawkins); E Encarnacion (1, off R Oswalt).
HR: R Hernandez (1, off J Valverde; 9th inn, 1 on, 1 out to RF).
TB: R Hernandez 4; J Votto 3; E Encarnacion 2; A Gonzalez; J Bruce; C Dickerson.
RBI: R Hernandez 2 (4).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 0 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 2. E Encarnacion-J Votto; B Phillips-A Gonzalez-J Votto.
Baserunning
CS: C Dickerson (1, 2nd base by R Oswalt/I Rodriguez).

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Michael Bourn CF 3 0 0 0 1 1 .258 .716 17 10 -0.051 0.83 0.026 -0.077 -0.6 3 0 CS
Miguel Tejada SS 4 0 2 0 0 0 .368 .836 18 11 0.070 1.30 0.098 -0.028 0.5 1 2
Lance Berkman 1B 1 0 0 1 3 0 .212 .835 21 9 0.204 1.57 0.214 -0.010 1.6 9 1
Carlos Lee LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .189 .556 12 8 -0.220 1.47 0.000 -0.220 -2.2 3 0
   Jose Valverde P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Hunter Pence RF 3 0 0 0 1 0 .278 .889 17 8 -0.120 1.66 0.011 -0.131 -0.6 4 1
Geoff Blum 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .267 .633 14 7 -0.006 1.57 0.096 -0.102 -0.6 1 3
Ivan Rodriguez C 4 0 1 0 0 1 .200 .558 17 12 0.074 1.66 0.125 -0.051 -0.0 5 1
Jason Smith 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 12 7 -0.395 2.44 0.000 -0.395 -1.5 0 1 GDP
Roy Oswalt P 1 1 0 0 1 0 .000 .250 9 4 -0.001 0.65 0.016 -0.018 -0.0 0 2
   Geoff Geary P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Jason Michaels PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 .111 .311 7 3 0.020 0.55 0.020 0.000 0.3
   LaTroy Hawkins P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
   Darin Erstad LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .167 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 28 1 4 1 7 3 .143 .457 144 79 -0.425 1.46 0.606 -1.032 -3.4 27 11
TB: M Tejada 2; I Rodriguez; G Blum.
GIDP: J Smith (1).
RBI: L Berkman (6).
2-out RBI: L Berkman.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 1 for 5.
Fielding
Outfield Assists: H Pence (W Taveras at 3rd base).
Baserunning
CS: M Bourn (1, 2nd base by N Masset/R Hernandez).

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
Johnny Cueto 4.2 2 1 1 6 3 0 4.22 21 88 46 30 5 11 3 9 2 0 53 0.045 1.25 0.7
Mike Lincoln 1.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 17.36 4 12 8 5 2 1 3 1 0 0 3 0 0.112 1.12 1.2
Danny Herrera 0.2 0 0 0 1 0 0 5.40 3 14 8 6 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.022 0.75 0.3
Nick Masset, W (1-0) 1.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.80 3 11 5 4 0 1 0 3 0 0 1 0 0.050 0.48 0.7
Francisco Cordero, S (3) 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 4 21 12 8 2 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 0.196 4.45 0.5
Team Totals 9 4 1 1 7 3 0 1.00 35 146 79 53 10 16 9 16 4 0 53 4 0 0.425 1.46 3.4

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
Roy Oswalt 6 5 0 0 3 4 0 4.26 24 108 75 43 13 19 6 11 6 0 63 0.356 1.18 2.9
Geoff Geary, H (1) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.86 3 7 6 3 0 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 0.095 1.26 0.5
LaTroy Hawkins, H (1) 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.60 4 13 10 5 3 2 3 1 1 0 0 0 0.119 1.91 0.5
Jose Valverde, BS (1), L (0-1) 1 1 2 2 1 1 1 6.75 5 24 14 7 3 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 -0.645 1.92 -1.5
Team Totals 9 7 2 2 4 5 1 2.00 36 152 105 58 19 28 11 16 8 0 63 0 0 -0.075 1.37 2.4
Balks: None.
WP: J Cueto (1).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Joe West, 1B - Ed Rapuano, 2B - Paul Schrieber, 3B - Paul Nauert.
Time of Game: 3:01.
Attendance: Not Given.
Start Time Weather: 70° F, Wind 0mph, In Dome.

Starting Lineups

Cincinnati Reds         Houston Astros
1 Willy Taveras CF 1 Michael Bourn CF
2 Chris Dickerson LF 2 Miguel Tejada SS
3 Joey Votto 1B 3 Lance Berkman 1B
4 Brandon Phillips 2B 4 Carlos Lee LF
5 Jay Bruce RF 5 Hunter Pence RF
6 Edwin Encarnacion 3B 6 Geoff Blum 3B
7 Ramon Hernandez C 7 Ivan Rodriguez C
8 Alex Gonzalez SS 8 Jason Smith 2B
9 Johnny Cueto P 9 Roy Oswalt P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t9 0-1 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  RR CIN R. Hernandez J. Valverde 66% 82% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep RF); Encarnacion Scores
b9 1-2 1 12- 4,(2-1)  OO HOU J. Smith F. Cordero 33% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b5 0-0 2 123 8,(3-2)  R HOU L. Berkman J. Cueto -14% 27% Walk; Oswalt Scores; Bourn to 3B; Tejada to 2B
b9 1-2 1 1-- 6,(2-2)  HOU I. Rodriguez F. Cordero -13% 67% Single to CF (Line Drive); Blum to 2B
b4 0-0 0 12- 2,(0-1)  OO HOU C. Lee J. Cueto 12% 46% Line Drive Double Play: 3B (Weak 3B); Berkman out at 1B/3B-1B

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' Roy Oswalt facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O CIN W. Taveras R. Oswalt -2% 48% Flyball: RF
t1 0-0 1 --- 5,(1-2)  CIN C. Dickerson R. Oswalt 2% 50% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t1 0-0 1 1-- 5,(1-2)  O CIN J. Votto R. Oswalt -4% 46% Dickerson Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
t1 0-0 2 --- 7,(3-2)  O CIN J. Votto R. Oswalt -1% 45% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Reds' Johnny Cueto facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 7,(2-2)  O HOU M. Bourn J. Cueto 2% 47% Strikeout Looking
b1 0-0 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O HOU M. Tejada J. Cueto 2% 49% Flyball: CF (Deep CF-RF)
b1 0-0 2 --- 6,(3-2)  HOU L. Berkman J. Cueto -1% 48% Walk
b1 0-0 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  O HOU C. Lee J. Cueto 2% 50% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 0, Astros 0.
Top of the 2nd, Reds Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Roy Oswalt facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O CIN B. Phillips R. Oswalt -2% 48% Strikeout Swinging
t2 0-0 1 --- 4,(0-2)  CIN J. Bruce R. Oswalt 3% 50% Single to RF (Line Drive)
t2 0-0 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  CIN E. Encarnacion R. Oswalt 9% 59% Double to LF (Line Drive to Short LF Line); Bruce to 3B
t2 0-0 1 -23 5,(3-1)  CIN R. Hernandez R. Oswalt 1% 60% Walk
t2 0-0 1 123 6,(2-2)  O CIN A. Gonzalez R. Oswalt -8% 53% Strikeout Swinging
t2 0-0 2 123 5,(0-2)  O CIN J. Cueto R. Oswalt -8% 45% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Reds 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Reds' Johnny Cueto facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O HOU H. Pence J. Cueto 2% 47% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
b2 0-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU G. Blum J. Cueto 2% 49% Flyball: LF (LF-CF)
b2 0-0 2 --- 5,(1-2)  O HOU I. Rodriguez J. Cueto 1% 50% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Astros 0.
Top of the 3rd, Reds Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Roy Oswalt facing 1-2-3
t3 0-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  CIN W. Taveras R. Oswalt 4% 54% Walk
t3 0-0 0 1-- 4,(0-2)  O CIN C. Dickerson R. Oswalt -4% 50% Lineout: LF
t3 0-0 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  O CIN J. Votto R. Oswalt -2% 48% Single to RF (Ground Ball); Taveras out at 3B/RF-3B; Votto to 2B/Adv on throw
t3 0-0 2 -2- 5,(3-1)  CIN B. Phillips R. Oswalt 1% 49% Walk
t3 0-0 2 12- 3,(0-2)  O CIN J. Bruce R. Oswalt -5% 45% Lineout: LF (Deep LF-CF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Reds 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Reds' Johnny Cueto facing 8-9-1
b3 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU J. Smith J. Cueto 2% 47% Lineout: CF (Deep CF)
b3 0-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU R. Oswalt J. Cueto 2% 49% Flyball: LF (LF-CF)
b3 0-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU M. Bourn J. Cueto 1% 50% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Astros 0.
Top of the 4th, Reds Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Roy Oswalt facing 6-7-8
t4 0-0 0 --- 8,(3-2)  O CIN E. Encarnacion R. Oswalt -3% 47% Strikeout Swinging
t4 0-0 1 --- 6,(1-2)  O CIN R. Hernandez R. Oswalt -2% 45% Flyball: RF
t4 0-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  CIN A. Gonzalez R. Oswalt 2% 47% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF)
t4 0-0 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O CIN J. Cueto R. Oswalt -3% 44% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Reds' Johnny Cueto facing 2-3-4
b4 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  HOU M. Tejada J. Cueto -4% 40% Single to SS (Ground Ball to Weak SS)
b4 0-0 0 1-- 5,(3-1)  HOU L. Berkman J. Cueto -6% 33% Walk; Tejada to 2B
b4 0-0 0 12- 2,(0-1)  OO HOU C. Lee J. Cueto 12% 46% Line Drive Double Play: 3B (Weak 3B); Berkman out at 1B/3B-1B
b4 0-0 2 -2- 4,(3-0)  HOU H. Pence J. Cueto -1% 45% Walk
b4 0-0 2 12- 1,(0-0)  HOU G. Blum J. Cueto -2% 43% Wild Pitch; Tejada to 3B; Pence to 2B
b4 0-0 2 -23 4,(2-1)  O HOU G. Blum J. Cueto 7% 50% Popfly: SS (Short LF-CF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Reds 0, Astros 0.
Top of the 5th, Reds Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Roy Oswalt facing 1-2-3
t5 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O CIN W. Taveras R. Oswalt -3% 47% Groundout: P-3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t5 0-0 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O CIN C. Dickerson R. Oswalt -2% 45% Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
t5 0-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O CIN J. Votto R. Oswalt -1% 43% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Reds' Johnny Cueto facing 7-8-9
b5 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU I. Rodriguez J. Cueto 3% 46% Flyball: RF (CF-RF)
b5 0-0 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O HOU J. Smith J. Cueto 2% 49% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b5 0-0 2 --- 6,(3-2)  HOU R. Oswalt J. Cueto -2% 47% Walk
b5 0-0 2 1-- 4,(3-0)  HOU M. Bourn J. Cueto -3% 44% Walk; Oswalt to 2B
b5 0-0 2 12- 5,(1-2)  HOU M. Tejada J. Cueto -4% 41% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B); Oswalt to 3B; Bourn to 2B
b5 0-0 2 123 8,(3-2)  R HOU L. Berkman J. Cueto -14% 27% Walk; Oswalt Scores; Bourn to 3B; Tejada to 2B
Mike Lincoln replaces Johnny Cueto pitching and batting 9th
b5 1-0 2 123 2,(0-1)  O HOU C. Lee M. Lincoln 7% 33% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak SS)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Reds 0, Astros 1.
Top of the 6th, Reds Batting, Behind 0-1, Astros' Roy Oswalt facing 4-5-6
t6 0-1 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O CIN B. Phillips R. Oswalt -4% 30% Groundout: P-1B (Weak SS-2B)
t6 0-1 1 --- 5,(0-2)  O CIN J. Bruce R. Oswalt -3% 27% Flyball: CF
t6 0-1 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O CIN E. Encarnacion R. Oswalt -2% 26% Flyball: LF (LF-CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Astros Batting, Ahead 1-0, Reds' Mike Lincoln facing 5-6-7
b6 1-0 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O HOU H. Pence M. Lincoln 2% 28% Groundout: 2B-1B
b6 1-0 1 --- 3,(2-0)  O HOU G. Blum M. Lincoln 1% 29% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
b6 1-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU I. Rodriguez M. Lincoln 1% 30% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Astros 1.
Top of the 7th, Reds Batting, Behind 0-1, Astros' Geoff Geary facing 7-8-9
Geoff Geary replaces Roy Oswalt pitching and batting 9th
t7 0-1 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O CIN R. Hernandez G. Geary -4% 26% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t7 0-1 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O CIN A. Gonzalez G. Geary -3% 23% Flyball: RF
Darnell McDonald pinch hits for Mike Lincoln (P) batting 9th
t7 0-1 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O CIN D. McDonald G. Geary -2% 21% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Astros Batting, Ahead 1-0, Reds' Danny Herrera facing 8-9-1
Danny Herrera replaces Darnell McDonald (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b7 1-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O HOU J. Smith D. Herrera 2% 23% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
Jason Michaels pinch hits for Geoff Geary (P) batting 9th
b7 1-0 1 --- 7,(3-2)  HOU J. Michaels D. Herrera -2% 21% Walk
b7 1-0 1 1-- 5,(1-2)  O HOU M. Bourn D. Herrera 2% 23% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B (Weak SS-2B)
Nick Masset replaces Danny Herrera pitching and batting 9th
b7 1-0 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  O HOU M. Tejada N. Masset 2% 25% Bourn Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Astros 1.
Top of the 8th, Reds Batting, Behind 0-1, Astros' LaTroy Hawkins facing 1-2-3
LaTroy Hawkins replaces Jason Michaels (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t8 0-1 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O CIN W. Taveras L. Hawkins -5% 19% Bunt Groundout: 1B unassisted (Weak 2B-1B)
t8 0-1 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O CIN C. Dickerson L. Hawkins -4% 16% Groundout: 1B-P
t8 0-1 2 --- 4,(1-2)  CIN J. Votto L. Hawkins 6% 21% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF)
t8 0-1 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  O CIN B. Phillips L. Hawkins -8% 13% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 0, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Astros Batting, Ahead 1-0, Reds' Nick Masset facing 2-3-4
b8 1-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O HOU M. Tejada N. Masset 1% 14% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
b8 1-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU L. Berkman N. Masset 1% 15% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
b8 1-0 2 --- 3,(2-0)  O HOU C. Lee N. Masset 1% 16% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Astros 1.
Top of the 9th, Reds Batting, Behind 0-1, Astros' Jose Valverde facing 5-6-7
Jose Valverde replaces Carlos Lee (LF) pitching and batting 4th
Darin Erstad replaces LaTroy Hawkins (P) playing LF batting 9th
t9 0-1 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O CIN J. Bruce J. Valverde -7% 9% Strikeout Swinging
t9 0-1 1 --- 4,(3-0)  CIN E. Encarnacion J. Valverde 8% 17% Walk
t9 0-1 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  RR CIN R. Hernandez J. Valverde 66% 82% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep RF); Encarnacion Scores
t9 2-1 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O CIN A. Gonzalez J. Valverde -1% 81% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
Laynce Nix pinch hits for Nick Masset (P) batting 9th
t9 2-1 2 --- 9,(3-2)  O CIN L. Nix J. Valverde -1% 80% Flyball: CF (Deep CF-RF)
2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 2, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-2, Reds' Francisco Cordero facing 5-6-7
Francisco Cordero replaces Laynce Nix (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b9 1-2 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU H. Pence F. Cordero 9% 89% Groundout: P-1B
b9 1-2 1 --- 6,(3-2)  HOU G. Blum F. Cordero -10% 79% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep CF)
b9 1-2 1 1-- 6,(2-2)  HOU I. Rodriguez F. Cordero -13% 67% Single to CF (Line Drive); Blum to 2B
b9 1-2 1 12- 4,(2-1)  OO HOU J. Smith F. Cordero 33% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 2, Astros 1.

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