Chicago Cubs 6, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 17
Played on Friday, April 24, 1970 (D) at Wrigley Field

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  2    0  0  1  -   3  5  1
CHI N    0  0  0    0  0  4    2  0  x  -   6  9  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Morgan 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   1       3   2
Alou rf                       4   1   1   0       0   0       3   0
Wynn cf                       3   1   1   1       1   1       0   0
Beauchamp lf                  3   1   2   0       1   1       1   0
Menke ss                      3   0   1   1       0   2       2   3
Watson 1b                     3   0   0   1       0   2       6   1
Rader 3b                      3   0   0   0       1   1       1   0
Martinez c                    4   0   0   0       0   1       7   0
Griffin p                     1   0   0   0       1   0       1   2
  Pepitone ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Billingham p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  DiLauro p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wilson p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   3   5   3       4  10      24   8

FIELDING - 
E: Martinez (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Alou (1,off Holtzman); Menke (6,off Holtzman).
SF: Menke (4,off Holtzman); Watson (1,off Holtzman).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Wynn (6,2nd base off Holtzman/Martin).
CS: Beauchamp (1,2nd base by Holtzman/Martin).

Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Kessinger ss                  5   0   0   0       0   1       2   1
Beckert 2b                    4   0   0   0       1   0       3   1
Williams lf                   3   0   1   0       1   1       1   0
Santo 3b                      4   2   1   0       0   0       3   2
Callison rf                   4   2   3   2       0   0       2   0
Banks 1b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       1   2
Hickman cf                    1   1   0   0       3   1       2   0
Martin c                      4   1   2   1       0   0      11   1
Holtzman p                    4   0   1   2       0   1       2   0
Totals                       33   6   9   5       5   4      27   7

BATTING - 
2B: Callison (2,off Griffin); Holtzman (1,off Griffin).
HR: Callison (4,7th inning off Billingham 1 on 2 out).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Callison (3,2nd base off Griffin/Martinez).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Griffin L(1-2)                6     6   4   4   4   3   0  28
Billingham                    0.2   3   2   2   1   1   1   6
DiLauro                       0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Wilson                        1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        8     9   6   6   5   4   1  38

WP: Griffin (3).

Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Holtzman W(3-1)               9     5   3   3   4  10   0  35


Umpires: HP - Tony Venzon, 1B - Frank Secory, 2B - Bob Engel, 3B - Harry Wendelstedt
Time of Game: 2:29   Attendance: 10840


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Chicago Cubs             
1. Morgan              2b        Kessinger           ss
2. Alou                rf        Beckert             2b
3. Wynn                cf        Williams            lf
4. Beauchamp           lf        Santo               3b
5. Menke               ss        Callison            rf
6. Watson              1b        Banks               1b
7. Rader               3b        Hickman             cf
8. Martinez            c         Martin              c
9. Griffin             p         Holtzman            p

ASTROS 1ST: Morgan popped to catcher in foul territory; Alou
grounded out (first to pitcher); Wynn walked; Wynn stole second;
Beauchamp was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 1ST: Kessinger struck out; Beckert walked; Williams walked
[Beckert to second]; Santo grounded out (shortstop to first)
[Beckert to third, Williams to second]; Callison grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Menke struck out; Watson was called out on strikes;
Rader struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 2ND: Banks popped to third; Hickman walked; Martin singled
to right [Hickman to second]; Holtzman struck out; Kessinger
forced Martin (second unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
0, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Martinez popped to third in foul territory; Griffin
walked; Morgan forced Griffin (shortstop to second); Alou flied
out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 3RD: Beckert grounded out (pitcher to first); Williams
grounded out (first to pitcher); Santo popped to shortstop; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Wynn popped to third; Beauchamp walked; Beauchamp
was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Menke struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 4TH: Callison singled to center; Callison stole second
[Callison to third (error by Martinez)]; Banks popped to catcher
in foul territory; Hickman struck out; Martin popped to catcher
in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Watson lined to third; Rader walked; Martinez forced
Rader (second to shortstop); Griffin forced Martinez (third to
second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 5TH: Holtzman popped to catcher in foul territory;
Kessinger popped to shortstop; Beckert flied out to right; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Morgan flied out to center; Alou doubled to right;
Wynn singled to left [Alou scored]; Beauchamp singled to right
[Wynn to third]; Menke hit a sacrifice fly to right [Wynn
scored]; Watson was called out on strikes; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Astros 2, Cubs 0.

CUBS 6TH: Williams singled to second; Santo forced Williams
(pitcher to second); Callison doubled to center [Santo to
third]; Griffin threw a wild pitch [Santo scored, Callison to
third]; Banks popped to second; Hickman walked; Martin singled
to right [Callison scored, Hickman to second]; Holtzman doubled
to left [Hickman scored, Martin scored]; Kessinger grounded out
(shortstop to first); 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 4.

ASTROS 7TH: Rader grounded out (first to pitcher); Martinez
popped to second; PEPITONE BATTED FOR GRIFFIN; Pepitone was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 4.

CUBS 7TH: BILLINGHAM REPLACED PEPITONE (PITCHING); Beckert
grounded out (second to first); Williams was called out on
strikes; Santo singled to center; Callison homered [Santo
scored]; Banks singled to right; Hickman walked [Banks to
second]; DILAURO REPLACED BILLINGHAM (PITCHING); Martin flied
out to right; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 6.

ASTROS 8TH: Morgan struck out; Alou grounded out (third to
first); Wynn was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Cubs 6.

CUBS 8TH: WILSON REPLACED DILAURO (PITCHING); Holtzman lined to
right; Kessinger lined to left; Beckert grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 6.

ASTROS 9TH: Beauchamp singled to left; Menke doubled to center
[Beauchamp to third]; Watson hit a sacrifice fly to center
[Beauchamp scored]; Rader flied out to right [Menke to third];
Martinez was called out on strikes; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 3, Cubs 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3   5   1    5
 Cubs             6   9   0    8


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