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Wednesday July 11, 1979
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Scattering eight hits, Mike LaCoss pitched the Reds to a 6-1 decision over the Cardinals. The Reds scored two runs in the third inning on a bases-loaded walk to Junior Kennedy and a sacrifice fly by Joe Morgan, and picked up another in the fifth on a wild pitch. Dave Collins hit a two-run double and Kennedy stroked a run-scoring single in the eighth. [The Sporting News]


Cincinnati Reds 6, St. Louis Cardinals 1

Game Played on Wednesday, July 11, 1979 (Night game) at Riverfront Stadium

Cardinals    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   1  8  2
Reds         0  0  2    0  1  0    0  3  x  -   6  9  0


Cardinals            AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Reds                 AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Templeton ss          4   0   2   0     0   1   .323      Collins rf            5   1   3   2     0   0   .345
Brock lf              4   0   0   0     0   0   .332        Cruz pr,rf          0   1   0   0     0   0   .115
Mumphrey cf           3   0   0   1     0   0   .286      Kennedy ss            3   0   2   2     2   0   .298
Hernandez 1b          4   0   1   0     0   0   .322      Morgan 2b             3   0   0   1     1   0   .276
Hendrick rf           4   0   0   0     0   0   .319      Foster lf             3   0   0   0     1   1   .330
Kennedy c             4   0   2   0     0   0   .314      Driessen 1b           3   0   0   0     1   0   .249
Reitz 3b              4   0   0   0     0   1   .275      Bench c               4   0   1   0     0   0   .251
Oberkfell 2b          3   0   2   0     0   0   .336      Spilman 3b            4   1   1   0     0   0   .294
Denny p               1   0   0   0     0   0   .116      Geronimo cf           3   2   2   0     1   0   .255
  Carbo ph            1   1   1   0     0   0   .286      LaCoss p              3   1   0   0     1   0   .089
  Knowles p           0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  Iorg ph             1   0   0   0     0   0   .272
  Frazier p           0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  McEnaney p          0   0   0   0     0   0   .000

Totals               33   1   8   1     0   2             Totals               31   6   9   5     7   1

Time of Game: 2:14   Attendance: 24,546
Left on Base: Cardinals 6, Reds 9
DP: Cardinals 1, Reds 0
Errors: Brock, Hernandez
Doubles: Collins (3)
Sacrifice Flies: Mumphrey (1), Morgan (4)
GIDP: Morgan (5)


Cardinals              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Denny L(4-7)            5     4   3   3   6   1   0  24   4.95
Knowles                 1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4   3.97
Frazier                 1.1   1   1   1   1   0   0   6   3.00
McEnaney                0.2   3   2   2   0   0   0   5   1.82
Totals                  8     9   6   6   7   1   0  39

Reds                   IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
LaCoss W(9-3)           9     8   1   1   0   2   0  34   2.25
Totals                  9     8   1   1   0   2   0  34

Wild Pitches: Denny (3)

Umpires: HP - Dave Pallone, 1B - Paul Runge, 2B - Dick Stello, 3B - John McSherry


CARDINALS 1ST: Templeton was called out on strikes; Brock
grounded out (pitcher to first); Mumphrey grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Collins grounded out (shortstop to first); Kennedy
singled to center; Morgan grounded into a double play (pitcher
to shortstop to first) [Kennedy out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cardinals 0, Reds 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Hernandez grounded out (second to first);
Hendrick grounded out (third to first); Kennedy flied out to
left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Reds 0.

REDS 2ND: Foster flied out to right; Driessen lined to second;
Bench grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Cardinals 0, Reds 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Reitz was called out on strikes; Oberkfell
grounded out (second to first); Denny grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Reds 0.

REDS 3RD: Spilman flied out to center; Geronimo walked; Geronimo
was picked off first but was safe on an error by Hernandez
[Geronimo to second]; LaCoss walked; Collins singled to center
[Geronimo to third, LaCoss to second]; Kennedy walked [Geronimo
scored, LaCoss to third, Collins to second]; Morgan hit a
sacrifice fly to right [LaCoss scored, Collins to third]; Foster
struck out; 2 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Reds 2.

CARDINALS 4TH: Templeton lined to shortstop; Brock grounded out
(shortstop to first); Mumphrey grounded out (third to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Reds 2.

REDS 4TH: Driessen grounded out (first to pitcher); Bench
singled to left; Spilman lined to second; Geronimo grounded out
(first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Reds 2.

CARDINALS 5TH: Hernandez grounded out (third to first); Hendrick
flied out to right; Kennedy singled to center; Reitz flied out
to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Reds 2.

REDS 5TH: LaCoss grounded out (shortstop to first); Collins
singled to shortstop; Kennedy grounded out (second to first)
[Collins to second]; Morgan walked; Foster walked [Collins to
third, Morgan to second]; Denny threw a wild pitch [Collins
scored, Morgan to third, Foster to second]; Driessen was walked
intentionally; Bench forced Foster (third unassisted); 1 R, 1 H,
0 E, 3 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Reds 3.

CARDINALS 6TH: Oberkfell singled to left; CARBO BATTED FOR
DENNY; Carbo singled to center [Oberkfell to second]; Templeton
singled to left [Oberkfell to third, Carbo to second]; Brock
forced Oberkfell (third to catcher) [Carbo to third, Templeton
to second]; Mumphrey hit a sacrifice fly to center [Carbo
scored]; Hernandez grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 3 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Reds 3.

REDS 6TH: KNOWLES REPLACED CARBO (PITCHING); Spilman grounded
out (second to first); Geronimo singled to left [Geronimo to
second (error by Brock)]; LaCoss lined to left; Collins popped
to second; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Reds 3.

CARDINALS 7TH: Hendrick popped to catcher in foul territory;
Kennedy singled to left; Reitz flied out to left; Oberkfell
singled to right [Kennedy to second]; IORG BATTED FOR KNOWLES;
Iorg grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
Cardinals 1, Reds 3.

REDS 7TH: FRAZIER REPLACED IORG (PITCHING); Kennedy walked;
Morgan lined to right; Foster forced Kennedy (third to second);
Driessen forced Foster (shortstop to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Cardinals 1, Reds 3.

CARDINALS 8TH: On a bunt Templeton singled; Brock lined to
shortstop; Mumphrey popped to third in foul territory; Hernandez
singled to third [Templeton out at third (third to second)]; 0
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Reds 3.

REDS 8TH: Bench flied out to left; Spilman singled to center;
MCENANEY REPLACED FRAZIER (PITCHING); Geronimo singled to left
[Spilman to third]; LaCoss popped to shortstop; Collins doubled
to center [Spilman scored, Geronimo scored]; CRUZ RAN FOR
COLLINS; Kennedy singled to left [Cruz scored]; Morgan grounded
out (first unassisted); 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Reds
6.

CARDINALS 9TH: CRUZ STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); Hendrick lined
to third; Kennedy grounded out (second to first); Reitz flied
out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Reds 6.



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