August 17, 1985: Reds (64-53) at Astros (55-61)

Tom Browning allowed Pete Rose to rest his bullpen, tossing a complete game as the Cincinnati Reds defeated the Houston Astros 9 to 1 at Colt Stadium. 

Browning(12-10) was very good in the win. He allowed just 7 hits and 1 walk in 9 innings. Cincinnati totaled 13 hits on the night. 

Joe Niekro(8-13) was hit with the loss. He allowed 7 hits and 2 walks in 7 innings.