Houston Astros 7, Chicago Cubs 2
Regular Season Game 26
Played on Monday, May 4, 1970 (N) at Astrodome

CHI N    0  0  1    0  0  0    1  0  0  -   2  6  1
HOU N    1  0  2    0  0  0    0  4  x  -   7  8  2
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Kessinger ss                  4   0   2   0       1   0       1   6
Beckert 2b                    4   0   0   1       0   0       0   6
Williams lf                   3   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Santo 3b                      4   0   3   1       0   0       1   0
Callison rf                   4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Banks 1b                      4   0   0   0       0   0      16   1
Hickman cf                    4   0   1   0       0   0       1   2
Martin c                      2   0   0   0       1   0       4   0
  Hall ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Hands p                       1   1   0   0       1   1       1   1
  Popovich ph                 1   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Aguirre p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Regan p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Smith ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   2   6   2       4   2      24  17

FIELDING - 
E: Aguirre (1).
PB: Martin (5).

BATTING - 
GDP: Beckert (3,off Bouton); Callison (1,off Bouton).
Team LOB: 8.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Morgan 2b                     3   2   2   0       1   1       9   4
Miller rf                     3   0   1   1       0   0       2   0
  Davis ph                    1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Beauchamp pr,lf             0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Wynn cf                       3   0   0   2       0   1       2   0
Pepitone 1b                   3   1   0   0       1   0       8   1
Menke ss                      4   1   1   2       0   0       3   3
Lampard lf                    2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Alou ph,lf,rf               2   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Rader 3b                      3   0   1   0       0   1       1   2
Edwards c                     3   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Bouton p                      2   2   1   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       29   7   8   7       2   4      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Menke-Morgan-Pepitone, Morgan-Pepitone.
E: Morgan (2), Menke (8).

BATTING - 
2B: Menke (7,off Regan).
SF: Wynn (1,off Hands).
HBP: Bouton (1,by Hands).
IBB: Pepitone (3,by Regan).
Team LOB: 2.

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hands L(4-1)                  6     3   3   2   1   3   0  23
Aguirre                       1     2   1   1   0   1   0   5
Regan                         1     3   3   3   1   0   0   5
Totals                        8     8   7   6   2   4   0  33

Aguirre faced 2 batters in the 8th inning
HBP: Hands (2,Bouton).
IBB: Regan (1,Pepitone).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bouton W(2-2)                 9     6   2   1   4   2   0  37


Umpires: HP - Dick Stello, 1B - Al Barlick, 2B - Ed Vargo, 3B - Paul Pryor
Time of Game: 2:16   Attendance: 16142


Starting Lineups:

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

CUBS 1ST: Jim Bouton: 106 pitches; Bill Hands 66 pitches;
Kessinger singled to center; Beckert forced Kessinger (second to
shortstop); Williams forced Beckert (second to shortstop); Santo
reached on an error by Menke [Williams to third, Santo to
first]; Callison grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E,
2 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Morgan singled to right; Miller grounded out
(pitcher to first) [Morgan to second]; Martin allowed a passed
ball [Morgan to third]; Wynn grounded out (shortstop to first)
[Morgan scored (unearned)]; Pepitone grounded out (second to
first); 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 1.

CUBS 2ND: Banks popped to second in foul territory; Hickman
grounded out (shortstop to first); Martin flied out to right; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Menke grounded out (first unassisted); Lampard
grounded out (shortstop to first); Rader grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 1.

CUBS 3RD: Hands walked; Kessinger grounded out (first
unassisted) [Hands to second]; Beckert popped to first; Williams
walked; Santo singled to center [Hands scored, Williams to
third]; Callison struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 1,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Edwards grounded out (second to first); Bouton was
hit by a pitch; Morgan walked [Bouton to second]; Miller singled
to center [Bouton scored, Morgan to third]; Wynn hit a sacrifice
fly to center [Morgan scored, Miller to second]; Pepitone
grounded out (first unassisted); 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1,
Astros 3.

CUBS 4TH: Banks popped to first in foul territory; Hickman flied
out to center; Martin walked; Hands struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Menke grounded out (shortstop to first); Lampard
struck out; Rader singled to center; Edwards grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 3.

CUBS 5TH: Kessinger walked; Beckert grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Kessinger out at second];
Williams popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros
3.

ASTROS 5TH: Bouton grounded out (shortstop to first); Morgan
struck out; Miller grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 3.

CUBS 6TH: Santo singled to center; Callison popped to second;
Banks flied out to center; Hickman forced Santo (third to
second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Wynn was called out on strikes; Pepitone grounded
out (second to first); Menke grounded out (shortstop to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 3.

CUBS 7TH: Martin flied out to right; POPOVICH BATTED FOR HANDS;
Popovich reached on an error by Morgan [Popovich to second];
Kessinger singled to third [Popovich to third]; Beckert forced
Kessinger (third to second) [Popovich scored (unearned)];
Williams popped to third; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 2,
Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: AGUIRRE REPLACED POPOVICH (PITCHING); ALOU BATTED
FOR LAMPARD; Alou grounded out (shortstop to first); Rader
struck out; Edwards grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 3.

CUBS 8TH: ALOU STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Santo singled to
shortstop; Callison grounded into a double play (second to
first) [Santo out at second]; Banks popped to second; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Bouton singled to center; Morgan singled to pitcher
[Bouton to third (error by Aguirre)]; DAVIS BATTED FOR MILLER;
REGAN REPLACED AGUIRRE (PITCHING); Davis singled to center
[Bouton scored, Morgan out at third (center to second to
third)]; BEAUCHAMP RAN FOR DAVIS; Wynn grounded out (pitcher to
first) [Beauchamp to second]; Pepitone was walked intentionally;
Menke doubled to right [Beauchamp scored, Pepitone scored]; Alou
singled to center [Menke scored, Alou out at second (center to
shortstop)]; 4 R, 5 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 7.

CUBS 9TH: ALOU CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); BEAUCHAMP STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Hickman singled to left; HALL BATTED FOR
MARTIN; Hall forced Hickman (second unassisted); SMITH BATTED
FOR REGAN; Smith forced Hall (first to shortstop); Kessinger
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs
2, Astros 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             2   6   1    8
 Astros           7   8   2    2


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