Houston Astros 2, Chicago Cubs 1
Regular Season Game 89
Played on Thursday, July 16, 1970 (N) at Astrodome

CHI N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   1  5  1
HOU N    0  0  2    0  0  0    0  0  x  -   2  2  0
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Kessinger ss                  4   0   1   0       0   0       0   4
Beckert 2b                    4   1   1   0       0   0       1   2
Williams lf                   4   0   2   0       0   1       0   0
Hickman 1b                    3   0   0   0       1   3      12   1
Santo 3b                      3   0   0   0       1   0       1   2
Callison rf                   4   0   1   1       0   1       4   0
James cf                      3   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
  Popovich ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Hiatt c                       1   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
  Spangler ph                 0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Hundley c                   1   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Holtzman p                    2   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
  Smith ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Regan p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       31   1   5   1       3   8      24  13

FIELDING - 
E: Beckert (11).

BATTING - 
GDP: Beckert (6,off Wilson).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Beckert (2,2nd base off Wilson/Edwards).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Alou rf                       3   0   0   1       0   0       1   0
Morgan 2b                     2   0   0   0       2   1       2   3
Wynn lf                       4   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Watson 1b                     3   0   0   0       0   0       8   1
Rader 3b                      3   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Cedeno cf                     3   0   1   0       0   1       5   0
Martinez ss                   2   1   0   0       1   0       0   5
Edwards c                     3   1   0   0       0   0       9   0
Wilson p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
  Ray p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       25   2   2   2       3   3      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Martinez-Morgan-Watson.

BATTING - 
2B: Cedeno (4,off Holtzman).
SH: Wilson (1,off Holtzman).
SF: Alou (1,off Holtzman).
Team LOB: 4.

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Holtzman L(9-8)               7     2   2   0   2   3   0  26
Regan                         1     0   0   0   1   0   0   4
Totals                        8     2   2   0   3   3   0  30


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wilson W(3-4)                 8.1   4   1   1   3   7   0  31
Ray SV(3)                     0.2   1   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     5   1   1   3   8   0  34


Umpires: HP - Frank Secory, 1B - Bob Engel, 2B - Harry Wendelstedt, 3B - Tony Venzon
Time of Game: 2:04   Attendance: 18466


Starting Lineups:

   Chicago Cubs                  Houston Astros           
1. Kessinger           ss        Alou                rf
2. Beckert             2b        Morgan              2b
3. Williams            lf        Wynn                lf
4. Hickman             1b        Watson              1b
5. Santo               3b        Rader               3b
6. Callison            rf        Cedeno              cf
7. James               cf        Martinez            ss
8. Hiatt               c         Edwards             c
9. Holtzman            p         Wilson              p

CUBS 1ST: Kessinger flied out to center; Beckert grounded out
(pitcher to shortstop to first); Williams singled to right;
Hickman struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Alou grounded out (shortstop to first); Morgan was
called out on strikes; Wynn grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

CUBS 2ND: Santo grounded out (shortstop to first); Callison
popped to second; James flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson grounded out (first unassisted); Rader lined
to right; Cedeno was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

CUBS 3RD: Hiatt grounded out (second to first); Holtzman
grounded out (shortstop to first); Kessinger grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Martinez walked; Edwards reached on an error by
Beckert [Martinez to second, Edwards to first]; Wilson out on a
sacrifice bunt (third to second) [Martinez to third, Edwards to
second]; Alou hit a sacrifice fly to center [Martinez scored
(unearned)]; Morgan walked; Wynn singled to center [Edwards
scored (unearned), Morgan to third]; Watson flied out to right;
2 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 2.

CUBS 4TH: Beckert popped to catcher in foul territory; Williams
grounded out (first to pitcher); Hickman struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Rader flied out to right; Cedeno grounded out
(second to first); Martinez grounded out (pitcher to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 2.

CUBS 5TH: Santo walked; Callison struck out; James struck out;
SPANGLER BATTED FOR HIATT; Spangler walked [Santo to second];
Holtzman struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: HUNDLEY REPLACED SPANGLER (PLAYING C ); Edwards
lined to center; Wilson struck out; Alou flied out to right; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 2.

CUBS 6TH: Kessinger singled to center; Beckert grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Kessinger out at
second]; Williams singled to left; Hickman was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Morgan grounded out (first to pitcher); Wynn popped
to third; Watson grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 2.

CUBS 7TH: Santo grounded out (shortstop to first); Callison
flied out to center; James popped to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Rader grounded out (catcher to first); Cedeno
doubled to center; Martinez grounded out (third to first);
Edwards grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cubs 0, Astros 2.

CUBS 8TH: Hundley flied out to center; SMITH BATTED FOR
HOLTZMAN; Smith flied out to center; Kessinger grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: REGAN REPLACED SMITH (PITCHING); Wilson grounded out
(shortstop to first); Alou grounded out (shortstop to first);
Morgan walked; Wynn grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 2.

CUBS 9TH: Beckert singled to right; Beckert stole second;
Williams struck out; Hickman walked; RAY REPLACED WILSON
(PITCHING); Santo flied out to right; Callison singled to right
[Beckert scored, Hickman to third]; POPOVICH BATTED FOR JAMES;
Popovich struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             1   5   1    6
 Astros           2   2   0    4


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