Chicago Cubs 3, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 46
Played on Saturday, June 1, 1968 (N) at Astrodome

CHI N    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  2  0  -   3  9  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  0  -   1  4  0
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Kessinger ss                  5   0   0   0       0   2       1   5
Beckert 2b                    5   1   2   0       0   0       2   5
Williams lf                   5   1   3   0       0   0       0   0
Santo 3b                      2   1   1   1       2   0       2   4
Banks 1b                      3   0   0   0       0   0      16   0
Johnson rf                    2   0   1   0       1   0       3   0
Hundley c                     4   0   1   2       0   2       2   1
Phillips cf                   4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Hands p                       2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Niekro p                    2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Regan p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   3   9   3       3   6      27  16

BATTING - 
2B: Johnson (12,off Wilson); Phillips (6,off Wilson).
SH: Banks (6,off Ray).
HBP: Johnson (4,by Wilson).
IBB: Johnson (2,by Ray).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Beckert (2,2nd base off Wilson/Adlesh); Johnson (3,3rd base off Wilson/Adlesh).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Davis cf                      4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Menke 2b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Staub 1b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       8   0
Thomas rf                     3   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Wynn lf                       4   0   0   0       0   1       6   0
Aspromonte 3b                 2   0   0   0       1   0       1   2
Adlesh c                      3   1   1   0       0   1       7   2
Torres ss                     3   0   0   1       0   0       0   3
Wilson p                      2   0   1   0       0   0       0   2
  Coombs p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ray p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Watson ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Buzhardt p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   1   4   1       1   2      27   9

BATTING - 
3B: Adlesh (1,off Niekro).
SH: Thomas (2,off Niekro).
Team LOB: 4.

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hands W(6-2)                  5     1   0   0   1   1   0  17
Niekro                        2.2   3   1   1   0   1   0  11
Regan SV(8)                   1.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        9     4   1   1   1   2   0  32


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wilson L(4-6)                 6.1   7   1   1   1   5   0  27
Coombs                        0.2   1   2   2   1   1   0   4
Ray                           1     1   0   0   1   0   0   5
Buzhardt                      1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     9   3   3   3   6   0  39

Coombs faced 2 batters in the 8th inning
HBP: Wilson (2,Johnson).
IBB: Ray (5,Johnson).

Umpires: HP - Chris Pelekoudas, 1B - Doug Harvey, 2B - John Kibler, 3B - Shag Crawford
Time of Game: 2:47   Attendance: 19865


Starting Lineups:

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

CUBS 1ST: Don Wilson 96 pitches; Bill Hands 71 pitches;
Kessinger flied out to left; Beckert singled to right; Williams
flied out to left; Beckert stole second; Santo singled to right
[Beckert scored]; Banks flied out to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Davis grounded out (third to first); Menke grounded
out (catcher to first); Staub grounded out (shortstop to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

CUBS 2ND: Johnson was hit by a pitch; Hundley struck out;
Phillips struck out; Hands grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Thomas grounded out (second to first); Wynn popped
to shortstop; Aspromonte grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

CUBS 3RD: Kessinger grounded out (shortstop to first); Beckert
flied out to right; Williams singled to center; Santo walked
[Williams to second]; Banks popped to first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Adlesh grounded out (third to first); Torres lined
to third; Wilson singled to left; Davis grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

CUBS 4TH: Johnson grounded out (shortstop to first); Hundley
popped to first in foul territory; Phillips popped to second; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Menke grounded out (second to first); Staub grounded
out (second to first); Thomas flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

CUBS 5TH: Hands struck out; Kessinger struck out; Beckert
singled to left; Williams singled to right [Beckert to third];
Santo flied out to left; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Wynn grounded out (third to first); Aspromonte
walked; Adlesh struck out; Torres grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

CUBS 6TH: Banks grounded out (shortstop to first); Johnson
doubled to center; Johnson stole third; Johnson was out trying
to advance to home (catcher to third to catcher); Hundley struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: NIEKRO REPLACED HANDS (PITCHING); Wilson grounded
out (shortstop to first); Davis popped to first in foul
territory; Menke flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs
1, Astros 0.

CUBS 7TH: Phillips doubled to left; On a bunt Niekro grounded
out (pitcher to second) [Phillips stayed at second]; Don
Wilson injured right shoulder fielding bunt; COOMBS REPLACED
WILSON (PITCHING); Kessinger struck out; Beckert flied out to
left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Staub singled to center; Thomas out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to second) [Staub to second]; Wynn struck out;
Aspromonte grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

CUBS 8TH: Williams singled to second; Santo walked [Williams to
second]; RAY REPLACED COOMBS (PITCHING); Banks out on a
sacrifice bunt (catcher to second) [Williams to third, Santo to
second]; Johnson was walked intentionally; Hundley singled to
left [Williams scored, Santo scored, Johnson to second];
Phillips flied out to left; Niekro forced Johnson (third
unassisted); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 8TH: Adlesh tripled to center; Torres grounded out
(second to first) [Adlesh scored]; WATSON BATTED FOR RAY; Watson
flied out to right; Davis singled to left; REGAN REPLACED NIEKRO
(PITCHING); Menke popped to third in foul territory; 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 1.

CUBS 9TH: BUZHARDT REPLACED WATSON (PITCHING); Kessinger flied
out to left; Beckert grounded out (third to first); Williams
grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 3,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 9TH: Staub popped to second; Thomas grounded out (second
to first); Wynn flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs
3, Astros 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             3   9   0    9
 Astros           1   4   0    4


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