Houston Astros 5, Chicago Cubs 1
Regular Season Game 31
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Wednesday, May 18, 1966 (D) at Wrigley Field

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  2    1  2  0  -   5  7  0
CHI N    0  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  0  -   1  7  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Morgan 2b                     4   1   0   0       0   1       0   0
Jackson ss                    3   1   1   0       1   0       4   4
Wynn cf                       2   0   1   2       1   0       0   0
Gentile 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   1      10   0
Staub rf                      4   1   2   2       0   0       6   0
Aspromonte 3b                 4   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Maye lf                       3   1   2   1       1   1       0   0
Bateman c                     4   0   0   0       0   0       7   1
Giusti p                      4   1   1   0       0   3       0   1
Totals                       32   5   7   5       3   6      27   8

BATTING - 
2B: Wynn (8,off Broglio).
HR: Maye (4,7th inning off Broglio 0 on 0 out); Staub (3,8th inning off Abernathy
1 on 2 out).
SH: Wynn (2,off Abernathy).
GDP: Bateman 2 (6,off Broglio,off Abernathy).
Team LOB: 4.

Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Phillips cf                   4   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Beckert 2b                    3   0   1   0       1   0       6   5
Stewart lf                    4   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Santo 3b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       1   3
Williams rf                   4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Banks 1b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       8   2
Hundley c                     3   0   1   0       1   1       7   0
Kessinger ss                  4   1   2   0       0   1       0   1
Broglio p                     1   0   1   0       1   0       0   1
  Altman ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Abernathy p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Herrnstein ph               1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       33   1   7   1       3   6      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Santo-Beckert-Banks, Santo-Beckert-Banks.
E: Beckert (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Phillips (6,off Giusti).
Team LOB: 8.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Giusti W(4-2)                 9     7   1   1   3   6   0  36

WP: Giusti 2 (6).

Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Broglio L(1-3)                7     5   3   2   2   4   1  28
Abernathy                     2     2   2   2   1   2   1   8
Totals                        9     7   5   4   3   6   2  36


Umpires: HP - Tony Venzon, 1B - Lee Weyer, 2B - Bill Williams, 3B - Tom Gorman
Time of Game: 2:16   


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Chicago Cubs             
1. Morgan              2b        Phillips            cf
2. Jackson             ss        Beckert             2b
3. Wynn                cf        Stewart             lf
4. Gentile             1b        Santo               3b
5. Staub               rf        Williams            rf
6. Aspromonte          3b        Banks               1b
7. Maye                lf        Hundley             c
8. Bateman             c         Kessinger           ss
9. Giusti              p         Broglio             p

ASTROS 1ST: Morgan flied out to left; Jackson grounded out
(second to first); Wynn walked; Gentile grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 1ST: Phillips grounded out (shortstop to first); Beckert
singled; Giusti threw a wild pitch [Beckert to second]; Stewart
struck out; Santo grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Staub singled; Aspromonte flied out to left; Maye
was called out on strikes; Bateman forced Staub (third to
second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 2ND: Williams flied out to right; Banks flied out to right;
Hundley popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 0, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Giusti struck out; Morgan flied out to right;
Jackson grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 3RD: Kessinger grounded out (third to first); Broglio
walked; Broglio was picked off first (catcher to first);
Phillips grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Wynn flied to left in foul territory; Gentile
grounded out (second to first); Staub made an out to third; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 4TH: Beckert flied out to right; Stewart made an out to
shortstop; Santo singled; Williams popped to catcher in foul
territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Aspromonte made an out to second; Maye walked;
Bateman grounded into a double play (third to second to first)
[Maye out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 5TH: Banks grounded out (pitcher to first); Hundley struck
out; Kessinger singled; Broglio singled [Kessinger to second];
Phillips doubled [Kessinger scored, Broglio to third]; Beckert
walked; Stewart made an out to shortstop; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. 
Astros 0, Cubs 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Giusti singled; Morgan reached on an error by
Beckert [Giusti to second]; Jackson singled [Giusti to third,
Morgan to second]; Wynn doubled [Giusti scored, Morgan scored
(unearned), Jackson to third]; Gentile popped to first in foul
territory; Staub reached on a fielder's choice [Jackson out at
home (first to catcher), Wynn to third]; Aspromonte made an out
to second; 2 R (1 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 1.

CUBS 6TH: Santo lined to right; Williams made an out to
shortstop; Banks grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Maye homered; Bateman grounded out (shortstop to
first); Giusti struck out; Morgan struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 1.

CUBS 7TH: Hundley walked; Giusti threw a wild pitch [Hundley to
second]; Kessinger was called out on strikes; ALTMAN BATTED FOR
BROGLIO; Altman struck out; Phillips popped to first; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 1.

ASTROS 8TH: ABERNATHY REPLACED ALTMAN (PITCHING); Jackson
walked; Wynn out on a sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Jackson
to second]; Gentile was called out on strikes; Staub homered
[Jackson scored]; Aspromonte lined to right; 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 5, Cubs 1.

CUBS 8TH: Beckert grounded out (third to first); Stewart flied
out to right; Santo flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 5, Cubs 1.

ASTROS 9TH: Maye singled; Bateman grounded into a double play
(third to second to first) [Maye out at second]; Giusti struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Cubs 1.

CUBS 9TH: Williams struck out; Banks made an out to shortstop;
Hundley singled; Kessinger singled [Hundley to second];
HERRNSTEIN BATTED FOR ABERNATHY; Herrnstein struck out; 0 R, 2
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Cubs 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5   7   0    4
 Cubs             1   7   1    8


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