Chicago Cubs 5, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 15
Doubleheader Nightcap
Played on Sunday, April 28, 1968 (D) at Wrigley Field

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    1  0  1  -   2  7  1
CHI N    0  1  1    1  0  1    0  1  x  -   5  9  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Davis cf                      4   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
Menke 2b                      4   0   1   0       0   1       4   2
Wynn lf                       3   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Rader 1b                      3   2   1   1       1   0       7   1
Aspromonte 3b                 4   0   1   0       0   0       0   4
Staub rf                      4   0   2   1       0   0       2   0
Bateman c                     3   0   0   0       0   1       6   0
  King ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Torres ss                     3   0   1   0       0   0       2   3
Lemaster p                    2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Murrell ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Buzhardt p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   2   7   2       2   3      24  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Menke-Rader.
E: Rader (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Aspromonte (3,off Holtzman).
3B: Davis (1,off Holtzman).
HR: Rader (1,9th inning off Regan 0 on 0 out).
GDP: Bateman (2,off Holtzman); Lemaster (1,off Holtzman).
Team LOB: 5.

Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Kessinger ss                  3   1   2   0       1   0       2   3
Beckert 2b                    4   0   0   0       0   0       3   4
Williams lf                   4   1   1   1       0   0       1   0
Santo 3b                      4   1   1   0       0   0       2   0
Banks 1b                      3   0   0   2       0   1       9   0
Johnson rf                    4   1   3   0       0   1       3   0
Hundley c                     4   1   0   0       0   1       3   1
Phillips cf                   3   0   2   1       0   0       4   0
Holtzman p                    3   0   0   0       0   3       0   1
  Regan p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   5   9   4       1   6      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Holtzman-Beckert-Banks, Hundley-Kessinger-Beckert.

BATTING - 
2B: Santo (2,off Lemaster); Johnson (7,off Buzhardt).
3B: Phillips (2,off Lemaster); Kessinger (3,off Lemaster); Johnson (1,off Lemaster);
Williams (1,off Buzhardt).
SF: Banks (1,off Lemaster).
GDP: Beckert (1,off Lemaster).
Team LOB: 5.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lemaster L(1-3)               7     7   4   4   1   5   0  29
Buzhardt                      1     2   1   1   0   1   0   5
Totals                        8     9   5   5   1   6   0  34

WP: Lemaster (2).
BK: Lemaster (1).

Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Holtzman W(1-1)               7.1   6   1   1   2   3   0  28
Regan SV(2)                   1.2   1   1   1   0   0   1   6
Totals                        9     7   2   2   2   3   1  34


Umpires: HP - Bob Engel, 1B - Al Barlick, 2B - Stan Landes, 3B - Ed Vargo
Time of Game: 2:11   Attendance: 23988


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Chicago Cubs             
1. Davis               cf        Kessinger           ss
2. Menke               2b        Beckert             2b
3. Wynn                lf        Williams            lf
4. Rader               1b        Santo               3b
5. Aspromonte          3b        Banks               1b
6. Staub               rf        Johnson             rf
7. Bateman             c         Hundley             c
8. Torres              ss        Phillips            cf
9. Lemaster            p         Holtzman            p

ASTROS 1ST: Davis struck out; Menke struck out; Wynn walked;
Rader flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs
0.

CUBS 1ST: On a bunt Kessinger singled to first; Beckert flied
out to center; Williams forced Kessinger (first to shortstop);
Santo forced Williams (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Aspromonte grounded out (shortstop to first); Staub
singled to right; Bateman grounded into a double play (pitcher
to second to first) [Staub out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 2ND: Banks flied out to center; Johnson singled to left;
Hundley forced Johnson (second to shortstop); Phillips tripled
to center [Hundley scored]; Holtzman struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Torres singled to center; On a bunt Lemaster
grounded into a double play (catcher to shortstop to second)
[Torres out at second]; Davis flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 1.

CUBS 3RD: Kessinger tripled to right; Beckert flied out to
right; Williams grounded out (shortstop to first) [Kessinger
scored]; Santo grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Menke flied out to center; Wynn grounded out
(shortstop to first); Rader flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 2.

CUBS 4TH: Banks struck out; Johnson tripled to center; Lemaster
threw a wild pitch [Johnson scored]; Hundley grounded out
(pitcher to first); Phillips grounded out (third to first); 1 R,
1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Aspromonte lined to second; Staub singled to
pitcher; Bateman flied out to center; Torres grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 3.

CUBS 5TH: Holtzman struck out; Kessinger walked; Beckert
grounded into a double play (second to first) [Kessinger out at
second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Lemaster popped to first in foul territory; Davis
flied out to left; Menke singled to left; Wynn popped to
shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 3.

CUBS 6TH: Williams flied out to right; Santo doubled to right;
Lemaster balked [Santo to third]; Banks hit a sacrifice fly to
left [Santo scored]; Johnson struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Cubs 4.

ASTROS 7TH: Rader walked; Aspromonte doubled to right [Rader to
third]; Staub grounded out (first unassisted) [Rader scored];
Bateman struck out; Torres flied out to right; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 4.

CUBS 7TH: Hundley reached on an error by Rader [Hundley to
first]; Phillips singled to third [Hundley to second]; Holtzman
struck out; Kessinger popped to second; Beckert forced Phillips
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 4.

ASTROS 8TH: MURRELL BATTED FOR LEMASTER; Murrell popped to
third; Davis tripled to center; REGAN REPLACED HOLTZMAN
(PITCHING); Menke popped to third; Wynn grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 4.

CUBS 8TH: BUZHARDT REPLACED MURRELL (PITCHING); Williams tripled
to center; Santo grounded out (third to first); Banks grounded
out (third to first) [Williams scored]; Johnson doubled to left;
Hundley was called out on strikes; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
1, Cubs 5.

ASTROS 9TH: Rader homered; Aspromonte grounded out (second to
first); Staub flied out to center; KING BATTED FOR BATEMAN; King
grounded out (first unassisted); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
2, Cubs 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2   7   1    5
 Cubs             5   9   0    5


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