Chicago Cubs 6, Houston Astros 0
Regular Season Game 5
Played on Friday, April 9, 1971 (N) at Astrodome

CHI N    0  6  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   6  7  1
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  3  1
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Kessinger ss                  5   0   1   1       0   0       0   4
Beckert 2b                    4   1   0   1       1   0       2   2
Williams lf                   4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Santo 3b                      4   1   1   0       0   0       1   4
Pepitone 1b                   4   0   1   2       0   0      12   0
Callison rf                   2   1   0   0       2   1       0   0
Ortiz cf                      3   1   1   0       0   1       2   0
Martin c                      4   1   1   1       0   1       8   0
Pappas p                      4   1   1   1       0   2       0   2
Totals                       34   6   7   6       3   5      27  12

FIELDING - 
E: Pepitone (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Pappas (1,off Griffin); Pepitone (2,off Griffin).
HBP: Ortiz (2,by Griffin).
IBB: Callison (2,by Forsch).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Santo (1,2nd base off Griffin/Edwards).
CS: Ortiz (1,2nd base by Harris/Edwards).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Alou rf                       4   0   1   0       0   1       4   0
Morgan 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
Cedeno cf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Watson lf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Menke 1b                      3   0   1   0       0   0       8   0
Rader 3b                      3   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
Edwards c                     3   0   0   0       0   1       7   1
Metzger ss                    3   0   0   0       0   1       3   6
Griffin p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Forsch p                    1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Geronimo ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Harris p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Miller ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lemaster p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   0   3   0       0   7      27  11

FIELDING - 
E: Metzger (1).

BATTING - 
Team LOB: 4.

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Pappas W(1-0)                 9     3   0   0   0   7   0  31


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Griffin L(0-1)                1.2   5   6   6   2   0   0  14
Forsch                        4.1   1   0   0   1   5   0  15
Harris                        2     1   0   0   0   0   0   6
Lemaster                      1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     7   6   6   3   5   0  38

HBP: Griffin (1,Ortiz).
IBB: Forsch (1,Callison).

Umpires: HP - Tony Venzon, 1B - Stan Landes, 2B - Mel Steiner, 3B - Bob Engel
Time of Game: 1:58   Attendance: 17359


Starting Lineups:

   Chicago Cubs                  Houston Astros           
1. Kessinger           ss        Alou                rf
2. Beckert             2b        Morgan              2b
3. Williams            lf        Cedeno              cf
4. Santo               3b        Watson              lf
5. Pepitone            1b        Menke               1b
6. Callison            rf        Rader               3b
7. Ortiz               cf        Edwards             c
8. Martin              c         Metzger             ss
9. Pappas              p         Griffin             p

CUBS 1ST: Kessinger flied out to left; Beckert walked; Williams
flied out to right; Santo reached on an error by Metzger
[Beckert to second]; Pepitone flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E,
2 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Alou grounded out (shortstop to first); Morgan flied
out to left; Cedeno popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

CUBS 2ND: Callison walked; Ortiz was hit by a pitch [Callison to
second]; Martin singled to right [Ortiz to third, Callison
scored]; Pappas doubled to left [Martin to third, Ortiz scored];
Kessinger singled to center [Pappas to third, Martin scored];
Beckert forced Kessinger (second to shortstop) [Pappas scored];
Williams singled to right [Beckert to second]; Santo forced
Williams (pitcher to shortstop) [Beckert to third]; Santo stole
second; Pepitone doubled to right [Santo scored, Beckert
scored]; FORSCH REPLACED GRIFFIN (PITCHING); Callison was walked
intentionally; Ortiz lined to right; 6 R, 5 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs
6, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson grounded out (second to first); Menke
grounded out (shortstop to first); Rader struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 6, Astros 0.

CUBS 3RD: Martin popped to catcher in foul territory; Pappas
struck out; Kessinger grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 6, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Edwards flied out to left; Metzger lined to center;
Forsch singled to center; Alou singled to left [Forsch to
second]; Morgan grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 6, Astros 0.

CUBS 4TH: Beckert grounded out (shortstop to first); Williams
grounded out (shortstop to first); Santo singled to right;
Pepitone flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 6,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: On a bunt Cedeno grounded out (third to first);
Watson struck out; Menke grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 6, Astros 0.

CUBS 5TH: Callison struck out; Ortiz struck out; Martin was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 6, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Rader popped to second; Edwards was called out on
strikes; Metzger was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 6, Astros 0.

CUBS 6TH: Pappas struck out; Kessinger flied out to left;
Beckert flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 6,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: GERONIMO BATTED FOR FORSCH; Geronimo struck out;
Alou grounded out (pitcher to first); Morgan reached on an error
by Pepitone; Cedeno lined to second; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs
6, Astros 0.

CUBS 7TH: HARRIS REPLACED GERONIMO (PITCHING); Williams flied
out to center; Santo grounded out (shortstop to first); Pepitone
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 6,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Watson grounded out (third to first); Menke singled
to third; Rader struck out; Edwards popped to third; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 6, Astros 0.

CUBS 8TH: Callison flied out to center; Ortiz singled to left;
Ortiz was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Martin
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 6,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 8TH: Metzger grounded out (second to first); MILLER
BATTED FOR HARRIS; Miller grounded out (pitcher to first); Alou
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 6, Astros 0.

CUBS 9TH: LEMASTER REPLACED MILLER (PITCHING); Pappas popped to
catcher in foul territory; Kessinger grounded out (shortstop to
first); Beckert grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 6, Astros 0.

ASTROS 9TH: Morgan flied out to center; Cedeno grounded out
(third to first); Watson grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 6, Astros 0.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             6   7   1    5
 Astros           0   3   1    4


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