Houston Astros 5, Chicago Cubs 2
Regular Season Game 90
Played on Friday, July 17, 1970 (N) at Astrodome

CHI N    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  1  -   2  7  1
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  5    0  0  x  -   5  7  1
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Kessinger ss                  4   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
Beckert 2b                    4   1   1   0       0   0       3   4
Williams lf                   4   0   2   0       0   1       1   0
Hickman cf                    4   1   2   1       0   0       2   0
Smith 1b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       8   0
Santo 3b                      4   0   0   1       0   1       1   2
Callison rf                   4   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Hiatt c                       2   0   0   0       0   1       6   0
  Hundley c                   1   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Jenkins p                     2   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Rodriguez p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Spangler ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Regan p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       34   2   7   2       0   5      24   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Santo-Beckert-Smith.
E: Santo (13).

BATTING - 
2B: Hickman (19,off Dierker).
GDP: Santo (9,off Dierker).
Team LOB: 5.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Alou rf,lf                    4   1   1   0       0   1       2   0
Martinez ss                   4   1   2   0       0   0       1   5
Wynn lf                       1   0   0   0       1   1       1   0
  Miller lf,rf                1   1   0   0       1   0       1   0
Watson 1b                     4   1   1   2       0   1       8   2
Rader 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       1   4
Cedeno cf                     4   0   1   0       0   2       2   0
Edwards c                     2   1   1   0       2   0       5   0
Torres 2b                     4   0   1   3       0   1       4   3
Dierker p                     3   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Totals                       31   5   7   5       4   8      27  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Rader-Torres-Watson.
E: Watson (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Alou (14,off Jenkins).
3B: Torres (2,off Rodriguez).
GDP: Watson (2,off Jenkins).
IBB: Edwards (11,by Rodriguez).
Team LOB: 6.

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Jenkins L(10-11)              5     4   4   4   3   5   0  22
Rodriguez                     1     1   1   1   1   3   0   5
Regan                         2     2   0   0   0   0   0   8
Totals                        8     7   5   5   4   8   0  35

Jenkins faced 4 batters in the 6th inning
IBB: Rodriguez (2,Edwards).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker W(9-8)                9     7   2   2   0   5   0  34


Umpires: HP - Bob Engel, 1B - Harry Wendelstedt, 2B - Tony Venzon, 3B - Frank Secory
Time of Game: 2:23   Attendance: 18207


Starting Lineups:

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

CUBS 1ST: Kessinger grounded out (third to shortstop to first);
Beckert popped to shortstop; Williams struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Alou struck out; Martinez singled to center; Wynn
walked [Martinez to second]; Watson grounded into a double play
(third to second to first) [Wynn out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

CUBS 2ND: Hickman singled to center; Smith flied out to right;
Santo struck out; Callison singled to left [Hickman to second];
Hiatt forced Hickman (third unassisted); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Rader grounded out (second to first); Cedeno struck
out; Edwards grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

CUBS 3RD: Jenkins popped to second; Kessinger struck out;
Beckert grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Torres struck out; Dierker grounded out (third to
first); Alou popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

CUBS 4TH: Williams singled to center; Hickman flied out to left;
Smith flied out to center; Santo forced Williams (third to
second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Martinez grounded out (second to first); Wynn struck
out; Watson struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

CUBS 5TH: MILLER REPLACED WYNN (PLAYING LF); Callison grounded
out (first to pitcher); Hiatt struck out; Jenkins singled to
center; Kessinger flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs
0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Rader flied out to center; Cedeno popped to third;
Edwards walked; Torres reached on an error by Santo [Edwards to
second, Torres to first]; Dierker grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

CUBS 6TH: ALOU CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); MILLER CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); Beckert singled to center; Williams
singled to center [Beckert to third]; Hickman reached on an
error by Watson [Beckert scored (RBI), Williams to second,
Hickman to first]; Smith forced Hickman (shortstop to second)
[Williams to third]; Santo grounded into a double play (third to
second to first) [Smith out at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Cubs 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: HUNDLEY REPLACED HIATT (PLAYING C ); Alou doubled to
right; Martinez singled to left [Alou to third]; Miller walked
[Martinez to second]; Watson singled to center [Alou scored,
Martinez scored, Miller to third, Watson to second (on throw)];
RODRIGUEZ REPLACED JENKINS (PITCHING); Rader struck out; Cedeno
struck out; Edwards was walked intentionally; Torres tripled to
right [Miller scored, Watson scored, Edwards scored]; Dierker
struck out; 5 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 5.

CUBS 7TH: Callison grounded out (second to first); Hundley
grounded out (shortstop to first); SPANGLER BATTED FOR
RODRIGUEZ; Spangler flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cubs 1, Astros 5.

ASTROS 7TH: REGAN REPLACED SPANGLER (PITCHING); Alou popped to
second; Martinez grounded out (pitcher to first); Miller flied
out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 5.

CUBS 8TH: Kessinger struck out; Beckert grounded out (shortstop
to first); Williams grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 5.

ASTROS 8TH: Watson grounded out (second to first); Rader popped
to second; Cedeno singled to left; Edwards singled to left
[Cedeno to second]; Torres flied out to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 5.

CUBS 9TH: Hickman doubled to left; Smith grounded out (first to
pitcher) [Hickman to third]; Santo grounded out (second to
first) [Hickman scored]; Callison flied out to left; 1 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             2   7   1    5
 Astros           5   7   1    6


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