Chicago Cubs 3, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 15
Played on Tuesday, April 20, 1971 (D) at Wrigley Field

HOU N    0  1  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  6  0
CHI N    0  0  0    2  0  1    0  0  x  -   3  7  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    4   0   1   0       0   0       4   2
Morgan 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       1   4
Menke 1b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       9   0
Watson lf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Rader 3b                      3   0   0   0       0   3       3   2
Alou rf                       3   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Cedeno cf                     3   0   2   1       0   0       2   1
Hiatt c                       2   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
  Miller ph                   1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Howard c                    0   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
Griffin p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Chiles ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   1   6   1       0   6      24  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Morgan-Metzger-Menke.

BATTING - 
2B: Alou (1,off Jenkins); Cedeno (3,off Jenkins).
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Cedeno (1,2nd base by Jenkins/Rudolph).

Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Kessinger ss                  4   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
Beckert 2b                    3   1   3   0       1   0       2   4
Williams lf                   3   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
Santo 3b                      4   2   1   2       0   1       1   1
Pepitone cf                   3   0   2   1       0   0       3   0
Hickman rf                    3   0   1   0       0   0       4   0
H. Breeden 1b                 3   0   0   0       0   0       6   1
Rudolph c                     3   0   0   0       0   0       7   1
Jenkins p                     2   0   0   0       1   1       1   1
Totals                       28   3   7   3       3   3      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Beckert-H. Breeden.
E: H. Breeden (1).

BATTING - 
3B: Pepitone (1,off Griffin).
HR: Santo (2,4th inning off Griffin 1 on 1 out).
GDP: Williams (1,off Griffin).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Beckert (1,3rd base by Forsch/Howard).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Griffin L(0-2)                7     7   3   3   1   1   1  27
Forsch                        1     0   0   0   2   2   0   4
Totals                        8     7   3   3   3   3   1  31


Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Jenkins W(2-2)                9     6   1   1   0   6   0  31

BK: Jenkins (2).

Umpires: HP - Paul Pryor, 1B - Shag Crawford, 2B - John Kibler, 3B - Satch Davidson
Time of Game: 1:54   Attendance: 6199


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Chicago Cubs             
1. Metzger             ss        Kessinger           ss
2. Morgan              2b        Beckert             2b
3. Menke               1b        Williams            lf
4. Watson              lf        Santo               3b
5. Rader               3b        Pepitone            cf
6. Alou                rf        Hickman             rf
7. Cedeno              cf        H. Breeden          1b
8. Hiatt               c         Rudolph             c
9. Griffin             p         Jenkins             p

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger flied out to center; Morgan flied out to
right; Menke struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 1ST: Kessinger flied out to center; Beckert singled to
center; Williams grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [Beckert out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson flied out to right; Rader struck out; Alou
doubled to left; Cedeno doubled to left [Alou scored]; Hiatt
singled to shortstop [Cedeno to third]; Griffin flied out to
left; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 0.

CUBS 2ND: Santo grounded out (third to first); Pepitone singled
to center; Hickman singled to center [Pepitone out at third
(center to third), Hickman to second (on throw)]; H. Breeden
flied to left in foul territory; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
1, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Metzger grounded out (first to pitcher); Morgan
flied out to center; Menke lined to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 1, Cubs 0.

CUBS 3RD: Rudolph popped to first; Jenkins grounded out (second
to first); Kessinger grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Watson flied out to left; Rader struck out; On a
bunt Alou grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 1, Cubs 0.

CUBS 4TH: Beckert singled to left; Williams grounded out (second
to first) [Beckert to second]; Santo homered [Beckert scored];
Pepitone popped to third in foul territory; Hickman popped to
second; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Cedeno singled to left; Cedeno was caught stealing
second (catcher to second); Hiatt struck out; Griffin struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 2.

CUBS 5TH: H. Breeden grounded out (third to first); Rudolph
lined to shortstop; Jenkins walked; Kessinger grounded out
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Metzger grounded out (second to first); Morgan
grounded out (second to first); Menke flied out to right; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 2.

CUBS 6TH: Beckert singled to center; Williams flied out to left;
Santo forced Beckert (second to shortstop); Pepitone tripled to
center [Santo scored]; Hickman grounded out (shortstop to
first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Watson flied out to right; Rader struck out; Alou
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
1, Cubs 3.

CUBS 7TH: H. Breeden flied out to center; Rudolph popped to
shortstop; Jenkins was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Cedeno flied out to center; MILLER BATTED FOR HIATT;
Miller singled to center; CHILES BATTED FOR GRIFFIN; Chiles
lined into a double play (second to first) [Miller out at
first]; Debut game for Rich Chiles; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 1, Cubs 3.

CUBS 8TH: HOWARD REPLACED MILLER (PLAYING C ); FORSCH REPLACED
CHILES (PITCHING); Kessinger struck out; Beckert walked;
Williams walked [Beckert to second]; Beckert was caught stealing
third (catcher to third); Santo struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 3.

ASTROS 9TH: Metzger singled to center; Morgan forced Metzger
(second to shortstop) [Morgan to first (error by H. Breeden)];
Jenkins balked [Morgan to second]; Menke popped to catcher in
foul territory; Watson grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H,
1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 3.

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


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