Los Angeles Dodgers vs Cincinnati Reds
May 8, 1996 Box Score

The box score below is an accurate record of events for the baseball contest played on May 8, 1996 at Riverfront Stadium. The Cincinnati Reds defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers and the box score is "ready to surrender its truth to the knowing eye."

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Los Angeles Dodgers 0, Cincinnati Reds 5

Los Angeles Dodgers ab r h rbi
Fonville lf 4 0 0 0
Cedeno cf 4 0 1 0
Mondesi rf 4 0 0 0
Karros 1b 2 0 0 0
DeShields 2b 4 0 1 0
Blowers 3b 4 0 0 0
Gagne ss 3 0 1 0
Hernandez c 2 0 0 0
Park p 2 0 0 0
Thompson ph 1 0 0 0
Eischen p 0 0 0 0
Bruske p 0 0 0 0
Totals 30 0 3 0
Cincinnati Reds ab r h rbi
Owens lf 4 0 0 0
Morris 1b 4 2 1 0
Larkin ss 4 1 1 1
Anthony rf 2 0 1 0
Davis cf 3 0 2 2
Taubensee c 3 1 0 0
Boone 2b 3 0 1 0
Branson 3b 4 1 2 2
Schourek p 2 0 0 0
Shaw p 2 0 0 0
Totals 31 5 8 5
Los Angeles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Cincinnati 0 1 1 0 0 0 3 0 x 5 8 1
Los Angeles Dodgers IP H R ER BB SO
Park L (3-2) 6.0 3 2 2 4 5
Eischen 0.2 3 3 3 1 1
Bruske 1.1 2 0 0 1 3
Totals 8.0 8 5 5 6 9
Cincinnati Reds IP H R ER BB SO
Schourek W (4-1) 6.0 3 0 0 3 6
Shaw SV (1) 3.0 0 0 0 0 5
Totals 9.0 3 0 0 3 11

E –Anthony (1). DP –Cincinnati 1. 2B –Cincinnati Boone (3,off Bruske). 3B –Cincinnati Larkin (1,off Eischen). HR –Cincinnati Branson (3,7th inning off Eischen 0 on, 0 out). Team LOB –6. HBP –Boone (1,by Park). Team –9. CS –DeShields (5,2nd base by Schourek/Taubensee); Davis (3,2nd base by Park/Hernandez). WP –Park 2 (2), Bruske (1). HBP –Park (3,Boone). U-HP –Mike Winters, 1B –Brian Gorman, 2B –Randy Marsh, 3B –Harry Wendelstedt. T –2:50. A –17,820.

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