Chicago Cubs 9, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 108
Played on Monday, August 4, 1969 (N) at Astrodome

CHI N    1  0  3    2  0  1    0  2  0  -   9 16  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  1  0    2  0  0  -   3  4  2
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Kessinger ss                  4   4   2   0       2   0       1   3
Beckert 2b                    6   1   5   2       0   1       3   1
Williams lf                   3   2   2   2       2   0       1   0
  Young pr,lf                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Santo 3b                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Popovich pr,3b              4   0   1   0       0   0       1   2
Banks 1b                      5   1   0   0       0   2       4   0
  W. Smith 1b                 0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Hundley c                     4   0   2   4       0   1      12   0
Hickman rf                    5   0   2   1       0   1       3   0
Qualls cf                     5   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Jenkins p                     5   1   1   0       0   2       0   0
Totals                       41   9  16   9       4   8      27   6

FIELDING - 
PB: Hundley (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Beckert 2 (14,off Griffin,off Womack); Hundley (11,off Griffin); Jenkins
(1,off Griffin); Kessinger (32,off Womack).
SH: Popovich (6,off Blasingame).
SF: Williams (2,off Womack); Hundley (3,off Blasingame).
HBP: Santo (1,by Griffin).
GDP: Hickman (4,off Womack).
IBB: Williams (14,by Griffin).
Team LOB: 13.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Valdespino lf                 4   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
Morgan 2b                     3   0   0   0       1   0       0   1
Wynn cf                       4   0   0   0       0   3       2   0
Blefary 1b                    4   1   1   0       0   2       9   0
Menke ss                      4   1   1   0       0   2       3   3
Miller rf                     2   0   0   1       0   2       2   0
Rader 3b                      3   1   1   2       0   0       0   3
Edwards c                     3   0   0   0       0   0       8   0
Griffin p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Womack p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Martinez ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Blasingame p                0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Geiger ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Guinn p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   3   4   3       1  12      27   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Menke-Blefary.
E: Morgan (15), Rader (17).

BATTING - 
3B: Menke (4,off Jenkins).
HR: Rader (8,7th inning off Jenkins 1 on 2 out).
SF: Miller (3,off Jenkins).
Team LOB: 2.

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Jenkins W(15-9)               9     4   3   3   1  12   1  32


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Griffin L(7-5)                3.1   6   6   6   2   4   0  20
Womack                        2.2   4   1   1   1   0   0  12
Blasingame                    2     4   2   0   1   3   0  12
Guinn                         1     2   0   0   0   1   0   5
Totals                        9    16   9   7   4   8   0  49

HBP: Griffin (6,Santo).
IBB: Griffin (3,Williams).

Umpires: HP - Stan Landes, 1B - Bill Williams, 2B - Nick Colosi, 3B - Tom Gorman
Time of Game: 2:36   Attendance: 31722


Starting Lineups:

   Chicago Cubs                  Houston Astros           
1. Kessinger           ss        Valdespino          lf
2. Beckert             2b        Morgan              2b
3. Williams            lf        Wynn                cf
4. Santo               3b        Blefary             1b
5. Banks               1b        Menke               ss
6. Hundley             c         Miller              rf
7. Hickman             rf        Rader               3b
8. Qualls              cf        Edwards             c
9. Jenkins             p         Griffin             p

CUBS 1ST: Kessinger walked; Beckert singled to center [Kessinger
to third]; Williams forced Beckert (second to shortstop)
[Kessinger scored]; Santo was hit by a pitch [Williams to
second]; Ron Santo injured; POPOVICH RAN FOR SANTO; Banks
was called out on strikes; Hundley was called out on strikes; 1
R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: POPOVICH STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); Valdespino was
called out on strikes; Morgan flied to right; Wynn struck out; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

CUBS 2ND: Hickman grounded out (third to first); Qualls grounded
out (pitcher to first); Jenkins flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Blefary flied to right; Menke grounded out
(shortstop to first); Miller struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cubs 1, Astros 0.

CUBS 3RD: Kessinger singled to right; Beckert doubled to left
[Kessinger to third]; Williams was walked intentionally;
Popovich flied to center; Banks struck out; Hundley doubled to
center [Kessinger scored, Beckert scored, Williams scored];
Hickman struck out; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Rader popped to third; Edwards grounded out
(shortstop to first); Griffin struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cubs 4, Astros 0.

CUBS 4TH: Qualls lined to first; Jenkins doubled to right;
Kessinger reached on a fielder's choice [Jenkins to third,
Kessinger to second]; Beckert singled to center [Jenkins scored,
Kessinger to third]; WOMACK REPLACED GRIFFIN (PITCHING);
Williams hit a sacrifice fly to right [Kessinger scored];
Popovich singled to left [Beckert to second]; Banks flied to
center; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 6, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Valdespino singled to center; Morgan forced
Valdespino (third to second); Hundley allowed a passed ball
[Morgan to second]; Wynn was called out on strikes; Blefary
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 6, Astros 0.

CUBS 5TH: Hundley singled to left; Hickman grounded into a
double play (shortstop to first) [Hundley out at second]; Qualls
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs
6, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Menke tripled to right; Miller hit a sacrifice fly
to left [Menke scored]; Rader popped to second; Edwards flied to
right; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 6, Astros 1.

CUBS 6TH: Jenkins grounded out (third to first); Kessinger
doubled to left [Kessinger to third (error by Morgan)]; Beckert
doubled to left [Kessinger scored]; Williams walked; Popovich
grounded out (first unassisted) [Beckert to third, Williams to
second]; Banks popped to shortstop; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs
7, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: MARTINEZ BATTED FOR WOMACK; Martinez flied to
center; Valdespino grounded out (shortstop to first); Morgan
walked; Wynn forced Morgan (third to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Cubs 7, Astros 1.

CUBS 7TH: BLASINGAME REPLACED MARTINEZ (PITCHING); Hundley
grounded out (shortstop to first); Hickman singled to center;
Qualls singled to right [Hickman to second]; Jenkins struck out;
Kessinger walked [Hickman to third, Qualls to second]; Beckert
was called out on strikes; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Cubs 7, Astros
1.

ASTROS 7TH: Blefary singled to second; Menke struck out; Miller
struck out; Rader hit an inside the park homer to right [Blefary
scored]; Edwards grounded out (second to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Cubs 7, Astros 3.

CUBS 8TH: Williams singled to center; Popovich out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher unassisted) [Williams to second]; Banks
reached on an error by Rader [Williams to third, Banks to
first]; Hundley hit a sacrifice fly to left [Williams scored
(unearned), Banks to second]; Hickman singled to left [Banks
scored (unearned)]; Qualls struck out; 2 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Cubs 9, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: W. SMITH REPLACED BANKS (PLAYING 1B); GEIGER BATTED
FOR BLASINGAME; Geiger was called out on strikes; Valdespino
lined to shortstop; Morgan grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 9, Astros 3.

CUBS 9TH: GUINN REPLACED GEIGER (PITCHING); Jenkins was called
out on strikes; Kessinger grounded out (third to first); Beckert
singled to left; Williams singled to right [Beckert to third];
YOUNG RAN FOR WILLIAMS; Popovich flied to left; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Cubs 9, Astros 3.

ASTROS 9TH: YOUNG STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Wynn struck out;
Blefary struck out; Menke struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cubs 9, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             9  16   0   13
 Astros           3   4   2    2


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