Chicago Cubs 5, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 109
Played on Tuesday, August 5, 1969 (N) at Astrodome

CHI N    0  2  1    0  0  1    1  0  0  -   5 16  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  1  0  -   2  7  1
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Kessinger ss                  5   0   1   0       0   0       1   1
Beckert 2b                    5   0   2   0       0   0       1   5
Williams lf                   5   2   2   0       0   0       3   0
Santo 3b                      5   0   3   0       0   1       2   2
Banks 1b                      5   0   1   1       0   1      12   0
Hundley c                     4   2   2   0       0   0       4   0
Hickman rf                    4   1   2   1       0   1       2   0
Young cf                      4   0   2   0       0   1       2   0
Hands p                       3   0   1   1       0   2       0   1
  Regan p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       41   5  16   3       0   6      27  10

FIELDING - 
PB: Hundley (6).

BATTING - 
2B: Hundley (12,off Lemaster); Hickman 2 (5,off Lemaster 2); Beckert (15,off
Lemaster); Young (11,off Lemaster); Banks (12,off Blasingame).
GDP: Banks (11,off Lemaster); Williams (14,off Guinn).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Hickman (1,3rd base off Lemaster/Edwards).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Valdespino lf                 4   0   1   0       1   0       1   1
Morgan 2b                     5   0   2   0       0   0       1   3
Wynn cf                       3   0   0   0       2   1       4   0
Blefary 1b                    4   0   1   0       0   2       9   1
Menke ss                      3   1   0   0       1   0       3   0
Miller rf                     4   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
Rader 3b                      2   0   0   0       0   0       1   4
  Martinez 3b                 2   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Edwards c                     3   0   1   1       1   0       7   0
Lemaster p                    2   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Womack p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gotay ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Blasingame p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Geiger ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Guinn p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   2   7   2       5   4      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Rader-Morgan-Blefary, Blefary-Menke.
E: Rader (18).

BATTING - 
2B: Morgan 2 (10,off Hands 2).
HR: Miller (3,8th inning off Regan 0 on 0 out).
Team LOB: 10.

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hands W(13-8)                 6.2   6   1   1   5   3   0  31
Regan SV(13)                  2.1   1   1   1   0   1   1   8
Totals                        9     7   2   2   5   4   1  39


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lemaster L(8-11)              5.1  11   4   4   0   2   0  26
Womack                        0.2   0   0   0   0   1   0   2
Blasingame                    2     3   1   1   0   2   0   9
Guinn                         1     2   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                        9    16   5   5   0   6   0  41

WP: Womack (6).

Umpires: HP - Bill Williams, 1B - Nick Colosi, 2B - Tom Gorman, 3B - Stan Landes
Time of Game: 2:41   Attendance: 26041


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. Young               cf        Edwards             c
9. Hands               p         Lemaster            p

CUBS 1ST: Kessinger grounded out (third to first); Beckert
popped to third in foul territory; Williams reached on an error
by Rader [Williams to first]; Santo flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 1
E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Valdespino walked; Morgan forced Valdespino (second
to shortstop); Hundley allowed a passed ball [Morgan to second];
Wynn walked; Blefary struck out; Menke flied to left; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

CUBS 2ND: Banks grounded out (third to first); Hundley doubled
to left; Hickman doubled to left [Hundley scored]; Young struck
out; Hands singled to center [Hickman scored]; Kessinger singled
to left [Hands to second]; Beckert flied to left; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Miller grounded out (second to first); Rader popped
to first in foul territory; Edwards walked; Lemaster forced
Edwards (second unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 2,
Astros 0.

CUBS 3RD: Williams singled to center; Santo singled to right
[Williams to third]; Banks grounded into a double play (third to
second to first) [Williams scored, Santo out at second]; Hundley
flied to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Valdespino singled to center; Morgan doubled to left
[Valdespino to third]; Wynn popped to first in foul territory;
Blefary struck out; Menke lined to third; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Cubs 3, Astros 0.

CUBS 4TH: Hickman doubled to left; Hickman stole third; Young
grounded out (pitcher to first); Hands struck out; Kessinger
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 3,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Miller grounded out (second to first); Rader flied
to center; Edwards flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs
3, Astros 0.

CUBS 5TH: Beckert doubled to center; Williams grounded out
(pitcher to first); Santo singled to left [Beckert out at home
(left to catcher)]; Banks flied to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Cubs 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Lemaster grounded out (third to first); Valdespino
grounded out (pitcher to first); Morgan doubled to right; Wynn
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 0.

CUBS 6TH: MARTINEZ REPLACED RADER (PLAYING 3B); Hundley singled
to left; Doug Rader left with muscle strain in neck;
Hickman popped to first in foul territory; Young doubled to left
[Hundley to third]; WOMACK REPLACED LEMASTER (PITCHING); Womack
threw a wild pitch [Hundley scored, Young to third]; Hands
struck out; Kessinger grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 2 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Blefary flied to center; Menke walked; Miller flied
to left; Martinez singled to right [Menke to third]; Edwards
singled to right [Menke scored, Martinez to third]; GOTAY BATTED
FOR WOMACK; Gotay flied to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 4,
Astros 1.

CUBS 7TH: BLASINGAME REPLACED GOTAY (PITCHING); Beckert lined to
third; Williams singled to center; Santo struck out; Banks
doubled to center [Williams scored]; Hundley flied to center; 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 5, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Valdespino grounded out (third to first); Morgan
flied to right; Wynn walked; Blefary singled to right [Wynn to
third]; REGAN REPLACED HANDS (PITCHING); Menke grounded out
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 5, Astros 1.

CUBS 8TH: Hickman was called out on strikes; Young singled to
center; Regan forced Young (pitcher to shortstop); Kessinger
forced Regan (second to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs
5, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Miller homered; Martinez grounded out (second to
first); Edwards grounded out (shortstop to first); GEIGER BATTED
FOR BLASINGAME; Geiger struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs
5, Astros 2.

CUBS 9TH: GUINN REPLACED GEIGER (PITCHING); Beckert singled to
right; Williams grounded into a double play (first to shortstop)
[Beckert out at second]; Santo singled to left; Banks struck
out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 5, Astros 2.

ASTROS 9TH: Valdespino grounded out (second to first); Morgan
grounded out (first unassisted); Wynn popped to third in foul
territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 5, Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             5  16   0    9
 Astros           2   7   1   10


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