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Wednesday June 14, 1978
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A three-run opening inning was all the Reds needed to defeat the Cubs, 3-1. The outburst began with a single by Pete Rose. A double by Ken Griffey and an infield hit by Dave Concepcion produced the first run. After George Foster was given an intentional walk, a single by Dan Driessen plated Griffey. Foster scored on an infield out by Junior Kennedy.

Manny Sarmiento, making only his third start of the season, combined with two relievers to hold the Cubs to four hits. Their run counted in the fourth on a pass to Bobby Murcer, single by Larry Biittner and wild pitch by Sarmiento. [The Sporting News]


Cincinnati Reds 3, Chicago Cubs 1

Game Played on Wednesday, June 14, 1978 (Day game) at Riverfront Stadium

Cubs         0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  4  0
Reds         3  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  x  -   3  6  2


Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Reds                 AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
De Jesus ss           4   0   1   0     0   2   .263      Rose 3b               4   1   2   0     0   1   .270
Gross cf              3   0   1   0     0   0   .308        Knight 3b           0   0   0   0     0   0   .167
  Kingman ph          1   0   0   0     0   0   .231      Griffey rf            4   1   2   0     0   0   .328
  Moore p             0   0   0   0     0   0   .400      Concepcion ss         3   0   1   1     0   0   .308
Buckner 1b            4   0   0   0     0   0   .314      Foster lf             2   1   0   0     1   1   .313
Murcer rf             3   1   0   0     1   0   .244      Driessen 1b           3   0   1   1     0   0   .302
Biittner lf           4   0   2   0     0   1   .286      Kennedy 2b            3   0   0   1     0   0   .239
Ontiveros 3b          4   0   0   0     0   1   .195      Geronimo cf           3   0   0   0     0   0   .245
Trillo 2b             4   0   0   0     0   0   .271      Werner c              3   0   0   0     0   1   .163
Rader c               3   0   0   0     0   0   .233      Sarmiento p           1   0   0   0     0   0   .000
Roberts p             1   0   0   0     1   0   .357        Auerbach ph         1   0   0   0     0   1   .115
  Cruz ph,cf          1   0   0   0     0   0   .237        Tomlin p            1   0   0   0     0   1   .000
                                                            Bair p              0   0   0   0     0   0   .000

Totals               32   1   4   0     2   4             Totals               28   3   6   3     1   5

Time of Game: 1:49   Attendance: 34,658
Left on Base: Cubs 6, Reds 2
DP: Cubs 1, Reds 0
Errors: Concepcion, Tomlin
Doubles: Gross (6), Griffey (16)
GIDP: Foster (8)


Cubs                   IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Roberts L(3-1)          7     5   3   3   1   3   0  26   2.90
Moore                   1     1   0   0   0   2   0   3   4.58
Totals                  8     6   3   3   1   5   0  29

Reds                   IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Sarmiento W(6-3)        5     2   1   1   2   4   0  19   2.21
Tomlin                  3.1   2   0   0   0   0   0  13   4.91
Bair SV(11)             0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2   1.24
Totals                  9     4   1   1   2   4   0  34

Wild Pitches: Sarmiento (1)

Umpires: HP - Lee Weyer, 1B - Harry Wendelstedt, 2B - Dutch Rennert, 3B - Ed Montague


CUBS 1ST: De Jesus struck out; Gross doubled to right [Gross out
at third (right to second to third)]; Buckner grounded out
(first to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Rose singled to center; Griffey doubled to left [Rose
to third]; Concepcion grounded out (shortstop to first) [Rose
scored]; Foster was walked intentionally; Driessen singled to
center [Griffey scored, Foster to third]; Kennedy grounded out
(third to first) [Foster scored, Driessen to second]; Geronimo
popped to shortstop; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Reds 3.

CUBS 2ND: Murcer popped to third; Biittner was called out on
strikes; Ontiveros reached on an error by Concepcion [Ontiveros
to first]; Trillo forced Ontiveros (third to second); 0 R, 0 H,
1 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Reds 3.

REDS 2ND: Werner struck out; Sarmiento popped to third; Rose
lined to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Reds 3.

CUBS 3RD: Rader popped to catcher in foul territory; Roberts
grounded out (second to first); De Jesus was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Reds 3.

REDS 3RD: Griffey lined to right; Concepcion singled to left;
Foster grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Concepcion out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs
0, Reds 3.

CUBS 4TH: Gross flied to left in foul territory; Buckner
grounded out (second to first); Murcer walked; Biittner singled
to right [Murcer to third]; Sarmiento threw a wild pitch [Murcer
scored, Biittner to second]; Ontiveros was called out on
strikes; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Reds 3.

REDS 4TH: Driessen flied out to right; Kennedy grounded out
(shortstop to first); Geronimo grounded out (third to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Reds 3.

CUBS 5TH: Trillo flied to right in foul territory; Rader popped
to second; Roberts walked; De Jesus forced Roberts (third to
second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Reds 3.

REDS 5TH: Werner grounded out (third to first); AUERBACH BATTED
FOR SARMIENTO; Auerbach was called out on strikes; Rose singled
to center; Griffey flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
Cubs 1, Reds 3.

CUBS 6TH: TOMLIN REPLACED AUERBACH (PITCHING); Gross grounded
out (first unassisted); Buckner flied out to center; Murcer
reached on an error by Tomlin (assist by Driessen) [Murcer to
first]; Biittner forced Murcer (shortstop unassisted); 0 R, 0 H,
1 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Reds 3.

REDS 6TH: Concepcion popped to first in foul territory; Foster
struck out; Driessen lined to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs
1, Reds 3.

CUBS 7TH: Ontiveros grounded out (second to first); Trillo
grounded out (shortstop to first); Rader popped to shortstop; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Reds 3.

REDS 7TH: Kennedy lined to right; Geronimo grounded out (second
to first); Werner grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Reds 3.

CUBS 8TH: CRUZ BATTED FOR ROBERTS; Cruz flied out to left; De
Jesus singled to center; KINGMAN BATTED FOR GROSS; Kingman flied
out to center; Buckner popped to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
Cubs 1, Reds 3.

REDS 8TH: CRUZ STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); MOORE REPLACED
KINGMAN (PITCHING); Tomlin struck out; Rose struck out; Griffey
singled to center; Griffey was picked off first (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Reds 3.

CUBS 9TH: KNIGHT REPLACED ROSE (PLAYING 3B); Murcer flied out to
right; Biittner singled to right; BAIR REPLACED TOMLIN
(PITCHING); Ontiveros lined to third; Trillo grounded out (third
to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Reds 3.



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