Chicago Cubs 11, Houston Astros 5
Regular Season Game 18
Played on Saturday, April 25, 1970 (D) at Wrigley Field

HOU N    1  2  0    0  1  0    0  1  0  -   5 14  1
CHI N    1  0  4    0  1  3    0  2  x  -  11 13  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Morgan 2b                     4   0   0   0       1   0       4   1
Miller lf                     4   0   1   1       0   1       3   0
  Alou ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Wynn cf                       5   2   3   1       0   1       2   0
Pepitone rf                   5   0   3   0       0   0       0   0
Menke ss                      5   0   1   1       0   1       0   3
Mayberry 1b                   4   0   1   0       0   1       8   2
Rader 3b                      3   2   1   0       0   0       2   2
Edwards c                     4   1   1   0       0   0       4   0
Bouton p                      2   0   1   1       0   0       1   1
  Ray p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Watson ph                   1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Wilson p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lampard ph                  1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Gladding p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       39   5  14   5       1   4      24   9

FIELDING - 
E: Menke (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Rader (1,off Abernathy).
3B: Pepitone (3,off Aguirre).
HR: Wynn (6,1st inning off Hands 0 on 2 out).
HBP: Rader (1,by Hands).
GDP: Mayberry 2 (3,off Hands 2); Morgan (1,off Aguirre).
Team LOB: 9.

Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Kessinger ss                  5   3   2   0       0   0       4   3
Beckert 2b                    5   3   4   2       0   0       2   6
Williams lf                   4   2   2   3       1   0       1   1
Santo 3b                      4   0   0   1       1   2       0   2
Callison rf                   3   1   1   1       2   0       2   0
Banks 1b                      5   1   2   4       0   0      11   2
Hickman cf                    5   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  James cf                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Martin c                      4   1   1   0       0   0       5   1
Hands p                       2   0   0   0       1   0       2   1
  Hall ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Abernathy p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Aguirre p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       38  11  13  11       5   2      27  16

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Banks-Kessinger-Hands, Beckert-Kessinger-Banks, Beckert-Banks.
E: Kessinger (3), Banks (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Kessinger (2,off Bouton); Callison (3,off Gladding); Banks (3,off Gladding).
HR: Banks (1,3rd inning off Bouton 2 on 2 out); Beckert (1,5th inning off Bouton
0 on 0 out); Williams (5,8th inning off Gladding 0 on 1 out).
Team LOB: 8.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bouton L(1-2)                 4     8   6   6   0   2   2  20
Ray                           1     0   0   0   2   0   0   5
Wilson                        2     2   3   2   3   0   0  12
Gladding                      1     3   2   2   0   0   1   6
Totals                        8    13  11  10   5   2   3  43

Bouton faced 1 batter in the 5th inning

Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hands W(3-0)                  7    11   4   4   1   2   1  33
Abernathy                     0.1   2   1   1   0   0   0   3
Aguirre SV(1)                 1.2   1   0   0   0   2   0   5
Totals                        9    14   5   5   1   4   1  41

HBP: Hands (1,Rader).

Umpires: HP - Frank Secory, 1B - Bob Engel, 2B - Harry Wendelstedt, 3B - Tony Venzon
Time of Game: 2:47   Attendance: 25389


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Chicago Cubs             
1. Morgan              2b        Kessinger           ss
2. Miller              lf        Beckert             2b
3. Wynn                cf        Williams            lf
4. Pepitone            rf        Santo               3b
5. Menke               ss        Callison            rf
6. Mayberry            1b        Banks               1b
7. Rader               3b        Hickman             cf
8. Edwards             c         Martin              c
9. Bouton              p         Hands               p

ASTROS 1ST: Bill Hands: 113 pitches; Jim Bouton: 58
pitches; Morgan grounded out (first to pitcher); Miller was
called out on strikes; Wynn homered; Pepitone reached on an
error by Banks [Pepitone to first]; Menke forced Pepitone
(shortstop unassisted); 1 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 0.

CUBS 1ST: Kessinger doubled to left; Beckert singled to left
[Kessinger to third, Beckert to second (on throw to home)];
Williams grounded out (first to pitcher) [Kessinger scored,
Beckert to third]; Santo struck out; Callison flied out to left;
1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Mayberry struck out; Rader was hit by a pitch;
Edwards singled to right [Rader to third]; Bouton singled to
right [Rader scored, Edwards to third]; Morgan lined to
shortstop; Miller singled to center [Edwards scored, Bouton to
second]; Wynn singled to left [Bouton out at home (left to
catcher), Miller to second]; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3,
Cubs 1.

CUBS 2ND: Banks grounded out (shortstop to first); Hickman
singled to left; Martin grounded out (first unassisted) [Hickman
to second]; Hands grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Pepitone singled to second; Menke reached on an
error by Kessinger [Pepitone to second, Menke to first];
Mayberry grounded into a double play (first to shortstop to
pitcher) [Pepitone to third, Menke out at second]; Rader flied
out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 1.

CUBS 3RD: Kessinger singled to center; Beckert singled to left
[Kessinger to third]; Williams singled to center [Kessinger
scored, Beckert to third, Williams to second (on throw to 3b)];
Santo struck out; Callison popped to catcher in foul territory;
Banks homered [Beckert scored, Williams scored]; Hickman popped
to third in foul territory; 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3,
Cubs 5.

ASTROS 4TH: Edwards grounded out (shortstop to first); Bouton
grounded out (second to first); Morgan grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 5.

CUBS 4TH: Martin popped to second; Hands flied out to left;
Kessinger grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 3, Cubs 5.

ASTROS 5TH: Miller grounded out (third to first); Wynn singled
to shortstop; Pepitone grounded out (second to first) [Wynn to
second]; Menke singled to right [Wynn scored]; Mayberry singled
to right [Menke to third]; Rader grounded out (catcher to
first); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Cubs 5.

CUBS 5TH: Beckert homered; RAY REPLACED BOUTON (PITCHING);
Williams walked; Santo popped to second; Callison walked
[Williams to second]; Banks flied out to center; Hickman popped
to third; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Cubs 6.

ASTROS 6TH: Edwards grounded out (second to first); WATSON
BATTED FOR RAY; Watson singled to left; Morgan walked [Watson to
second]; Miller flied out to left; Wynn popped to second; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Cubs 6.

CUBS 6TH: WILSON REPLACED WATSON (PITCHING); Martin singled to
shortstop; Hands walked [Martin to second]; Kessinger reached on
an error by Menke [Martin to third, Hands to second, Kessinger
to first]; Beckert singled to second [Martin scored, Hands to
third, Kessinger to second]; Williams forced Hands (first to
catcher) [Kessinger to third, Beckert to second]; Santo walked
[Kessinger scored (unearned), Beckert to third, Williams to
second]; Callison walked [Beckert scored, Williams to third,
Santo to second]; Banks popped to first in foul territory;
Hickman forced Callison (third to second); 3 R (2 ER), 2 H, 1 E,
3 LOB.  Astros 4, Cubs 9.

ASTROS 7TH: Pepitone singled to center; Menke flied out to
right; Mayberry grounded into a double play (second to shortstop
to first) [Pepitone out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 4, Cubs 9.

CUBS 7TH: Martin grounded out (second to first); HALL BATTED FOR
HANDS; Hall flied out to left; Kessinger flied out to center; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Cubs 9.

ASTROS 8TH: ABERNATHY REPLACED HALL (PITCHING); Rader doubled to
right; Edwards grounded out (second to first) [Rader to third];
LAMPARD BATTED FOR WILSON; Lampard singled to right [Rader
scored]; AGUIRRE REPLACED ABERNATHY (PITCHING); Morgan grounded
into a double play (second to first) [Lampard out at second]; 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Cubs 9.

CUBS 8TH: GLADDING REPLACED LAMPARD (PITCHING); Beckert popped
to second; Williams homered; Santo grounded out (shortstop to
first); Callison doubled to left; Banks doubled to left
[Callison scored]; Hickman grounded out (shortstop to first); 2
R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Cubs 11.

ASTROS 9TH: JAMES REPLACED HICKMAN (PLAYING CF); ALOU BATTED FOR
MILLER; Alou grounded out (third to first); Wynn struck out;
Pepitone tripled to right; Menke was called out on strikes; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Cubs 11.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5  14   1    9
 Cubs            11  13   2    8


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