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Big Klu
05-23-2008, 04:30 PM
50 years ago (1958), a 4-1 win at Crosley Field vs. the Dodgers.

Los Angeles
Junior Gilliam 3b
Johnny Roseboro c
Elmer Valo lf
Carl Furillo rf
Charlie Neal 2b
Gil Hodges 1b
Don Zimmer ss
Johnny Podres p

Cincinnati
Johnny Temple 2b
Pete Whisenant rf
Frank Robinson lf
George Crowe 1b
Don Hoak 3b
Ed Bailey c
Gus Bell cf
Alex Grammas ss
Bob Purkey p


WP: Bob Purkey (5-1)
LP: Johnny Podres (4-3)
Sv: Hal Jeffcoat (6)
HR: LA - Charlie Neal (8). CIN - Ed Bailey (4).

Big Klu
05-23-2008, 05:21 PM
45 years ago (1963), a 2-0 win at Milwaukee County Stadium vs. the Braves.

Cincinnati
Leo Cardenas ss
Pete Rose 2b
Vada Pinson cf
Frank Robinson lf
Daryl Spencer 3b
Ken Walters rf
Don Pavletich 1b
Johnny Edwards c
Jim O'Toole p

Milwaukee Braves
Denis Menke ss
Eddie Mathews 3b
Hank Aaron rf
Joe Torre 1b
Frank Bolling 2b
Lee Maye lf
Del Crandall c
Mack Jones cf
Denny Lemaster p


WP: Jim O'Toole (7-3)
LP: Denny Lemaster (2-2)
HR: None.

Jim O'Toole pitched a three-hit shutout to get the win for the Reds. The only hits for the Braves were a one-out double by Eddie Mathews in the first inning, a one-out bunt single by Denis Menke in the sixth, and a leadoff single by Mack Jones in the eighth. Denny Lemaster pitched a complete-game four-hitter with 8 K's in a losing effort for the Braves. The only hits for the Reds were a two-out single by Vada Pinson in the first, a two-out RBI double by Daryl Spencer in the fourth, a leadoff single by Leo Cardenas in the sixth, and a two-out RBI single by Ken Walters in the ninth.

Big Klu
05-23-2008, 06:24 PM
35 years ago (1973), a 4-3 win at Riverfront Stadium vs. the Astros.

Houston
Jimmy Wynn rf
Roger Metzger ss
Bob Gallagher cf
Bob Watson lf
Doug Rader 3b
Lee May 1b
Johnny Edwards c
Hector Torres 2b
Don Wilson p

Cincinnati
Pete Rose lf
Joe Morgan 2b
Bobby Tolan cf
Johnny Bench c
Tony Perez 1b
Richie Scheinblum rf
Dave Concepcion ss
Denis Menke 3b
Jack Billingham p


WP: Tom Hall (4-2)
LP: Jim York (3-2)
HR: CIN - Denis Menke (1).

Big Klu
05-23-2008, 06:35 PM
30 years ago (1978), a 6-4 loss at Riverfront vs. the Braves.

Atlanta
Jerry Royster 2b
Barry Bonnell cf
Gary Matthews rf
Jeff Burroughs lf
Dale Murphy 1b
Biff Pocoroba c
Rod Gilbreath 3b
Pat Rockett ss
Preston Hanna p

Cincinnati
Pete Rose 3b
Ken Griffey rf
Joe Morgan 2b
George Foster lf
Dan Driessen 1b
Johnny Bench c
Dave Concepcion ss
Ken Henderson cf
Fred Norman p


WP: Preston Hanna (3-0)
LP: Fred Norman (5-1)
Sv: Adrian Devine (3)
HR: CIN - Johnny Bench (8), Mike Lum (1).

Big Klu
05-23-2008, 06:54 PM
25 years ago (1983), a 2-1 win at Riverfront vs. the Cardinals.

St. Louis
Tom Herr 2b
Mike Ramsey 3b
Keith Hernandez 1b
George Hendrick rf
Lonnie Smith lf
David Green cf
Darrell Porter c
Ozzie Smith ss
Joaquin Andujar p

Cincinnati
Gary Redus lf
Eddie Milner cf
Dave Concepcion ss
Johnny Bench 1b
Ron Oester 2b
Paul Householder rf
Wayne Krenchicki 3b
Dann Bilardello c
Joe Price p


WP: Joe Price (3-2)
LP: Joaquin Andujar (3-6)
Sv: Bill Scherrer (1)
HR: None.

Joe Price and Bill Scherrer combined on a three-hitter for the Reds. Scherrer pitched the final three innings of no-hit relief to earn his first major-league save. The only hits for the Cardinals were a single by Lonnie Smith with no outs in the second inning, an RBI single by Ozzie Smith with two outs in the second, and a leadoff single by George Hendrick in the fourth. Wayne Krenchicki's two-run double in the sixth scored Johnny Bench and Ron Oester, and provided the Reds with the winning runs.

Big Klu
05-23-2008, 07:04 PM
20 years ago (1988), an 8-3 win at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.

Cincinnati
Kal Daniels lf
Barry Larkin ss
Eric Davis cf
Leon Durham 1b
Buddy Bell 3b
Paul O'Neill rf
Jeff Treadway 2b
Terry McGriff c
Dennis Rasmussen p

St. Louis
Vince Coleman lf
Luis Alicea 2b
Willie McGee cf
Tom Brunansky rf
Tony Peña c
Bob Horner 1b
Tom Pagnozzi 3b
Jose Oquendo ss
Jose DeLeon p


WP: Dennis Rasmussen (2-4)
LP: Jose DeLeon (3-4)
HR: CIN - Lloyd McClendon (1).

Big Klu
05-23-2008, 07:16 PM
15 years ago (1993), a 3-2 loss at Candlestick Park in San Francisco.

Cincinnati
Juan Samuel 2b
Roberto Kelly cf
Barry Larkin ss
Kevin Mitchell lf
Chris Sabo 3b
Randy Milligan 1b
Reggie Sanders rf
Dan Wilson c
John Smiley p

San Francisco
Darren Lewis cf
Robby Thompson 2b
Will Clark 1b
Matt Williams 3b
Barry Bonds lf
Mark Carreon rf
Royce Clayton ss
Kirt Manwaring c
John Burkett p


WP: Mike Jackson (3-1)
LP: Bill Landrum (0-2)
HR: SF - Barry Bonds (11), Matt Williams (14).

Reds reliever Greg Caderet walked three consecutive batters in the ninth inning, including pinch-hitter Todd Benzinger with the bases loaded to force in the winning run for the Giants. This was the last game for manager (and former Reds great) Tony Perez--the next day (an off day), general manager Jim Bowden would call Tony and fire him over the phone.

Big Klu
05-23-2008, 07:27 PM
10 years ago (1998), a 4-1 7-inning win at Riverfront vs. the Rockies.

Colorado
Neifi Perez ss
Ellis Burks cf
Larry Walker rf
Todd Helton 1b
Dante Bichette lf
Vinny Castilla 3b
Mike Lansing 2b
Jeff Reed c
Pedro Astacio p

Cincinnati
Chris Stynes lf
Dmitri Young 1b
Barry Larkin ss
Eddie Taubensee c
Melvin Nieves rf
Willie Greene 3b
Bret Boone 2b
Jon Nunnally cf
Scott Winchester p


WP: Scott Winchester (3-2)
LP: Pedro Astacio (4-6)
HR: CIN - Willie Greene (8), Jon Nunnally (5), Dmitri Young (5).

Scott Winchester pitched a complete-game four-hitter in a game abbreviated to seven innings due to rain.

Big Klu
05-23-2008, 07:42 PM
Five years ago (2003), an 8-4 loss at Great American Ball Park vs. the Marlins.

Florida
Juan Pierre cf
Luis Castillo 2b
Ivan Rodriguez c
Mike Lowell 3b
Derrek Lee 1b
Juan Encarnacion rf
Alex Gonzalez ss
Brian Banks lf
Tommy Phelps p

Cincinnati
Felipe Lopez ss
Sean Casey 1b
Ken Griffey Jr. cf
Austin Kearns rf
Aaron Boone 3b
Adam Dunn lf
Jason LaRue c
Juan Castro 2b
Jeff Austin p


WP: Tommy Phelps (1-0)
LP: Jeff Austin (2-2)
HR: FLO - Brian Banks (3), Mike Lowell (15).

Jeff Austin pitched to seven batters and failed to record an out before being pulled in the first inning.

KronoRed
05-23-2008, 08:58 PM
Those 2003 lineups are something, square pegs in round holes all over the place.

Big Klu
05-24-2008, 03:12 AM
50 years ago (1958), a 4-1 win at Crosley Field vs. the Dodgers.

Los Angeles
Junior Gilliam 3b
Johnny Roseboro c
Elmer Valo lf
Carl Furillo rf
Charlie Neal 2b
Gil Hodges 1b
Gino Cimoli cf
Don Zimmer ss
Johnny Podres p

Cincinnati
Johnny Temple 2b
Pete Whisenant rf
Frank Robinson lf
George Crowe 1b
Don Hoak 3b
Ed Bailey c
Gus Bell cf
Alex Grammas ss
Bob Purkey p


WP: Bob Purkey (5-1)
LP: Johnny Podres (4-3)
Sv: Hal Jeffcoat (6)
HR: LA - Charlie Neal (8). CIN - Ed Bailey (4).

I made an omission in the Dodgers' lineup.