Chicago Cubs 3, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 124
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Friday, August 20, 1971 (D) at Wrigley Field

HOU N    2  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  9  0
CHI N    0  3  0    0  0  0    0  0  x  -   3  6  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    4   1   2   0       0   0       1   4
Morgan 2b                     4   1   2   0       0   0       3   1
Cedeno cf                     4   0   0   1       0   1       1   0
Watson 1b                     4   0   1   0       0   0      10   1
Chiles lf                     4   0   1   1       0   2       2   0
Rader 3b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       3   4
Wynn rf                       3   0   1   0       1   0       1   0
Edwards c                     4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
  Geronimo pr                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Cook p                        2   0   1   0       0   0       0   2
  Alou ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ray p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Menke ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   2   9   2       1   3      24  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Rader-Morgan.

BATTING - 
Team LOB: 7.

Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Kessinger ss                  4   0   0   0       0   0       2   4
Beckert 2b                    4   0   0   0       0   0       1   7
Williams lf                   4   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
Santo 3b                      3   0   0   0       0   0       0   4
Pepitone 1b                   3   1   1   0       0   0      13   0
James cf                      3   1   2   0       0   0       3   0
Cannizzaro c                  3   0   1   0       0   0       4   0
Callison rf                   3   1   2   3       0   0       2   0
Jenkins p                     2   0   0   0       1   1       1   0
Totals                       29   3   6   3       1   2      27  16

BATTING - 
2B: James (2,off Ray).
HR: Callison (5,2nd inning off Cook 2 on 2 out).
Team LOB: 3.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Cook L(0-2)                   6     4   3   3   1   2   1  23
Ray                           2     2   0   0   0   0   0   7
Totals                        8     6   3   3   1   2   1  30


Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Jenkins W(20-9)               9     9   2   2   1   3   0  36


Umpires: HP - Stan Landes, 1B - Shag Crawford, 2B - Mel Steiner, 3B - Satch Davidson
Time of Game: 1:59   


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Chicago Cubs             
1. Metzger             ss        Kessinger           ss
2. Morgan              2b        Beckert             2b
3. Cedeno              cf        Williams            lf
4. Watson              1b        Santo               3b
5. Chiles              lf        Pepitone            1b
6. Rader               3b        James               cf
7. Wynn                rf        Cannizzaro          c
8. Edwards             c         Callison            rf
9. Cook                p         Jenkins             p

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger singled to right; Morgan singled to right
[Metzger to third]; Cedeno grounded out (second to first)
[Morgan to second, Metzger scored]; Watson grounded out (third
to first) [Morgan stayed at second]; Chiles singled to right
[Morgan scored]; Rader lined to shortstop; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Astros 2, Cubs 0.

CUBS 1ST: Kessinger grounded out (shortstop to first); Beckert
grounded out (shortstop to first); Williams was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Wynn flied out to left; Edwards grounded out (second
to first); Cook singled; Metzger grounded out (third to first);
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 0.

CUBS 2ND: Santo flied out to right; Pepitone singled to right;
James singled to center [Pepitone to second]; Cannizzaro popped
to first; Callison homered [Pepitone scored, James scored];
Jenkins was called out on strikes; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
2, Cubs 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Morgan grounded out (second to pitcher); Cedeno
struck out; Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 3.

CUBS 3RD: Kessinger flied out to center; Beckert grounded out
(third to first); Williams flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Chiles flied out to right; Rader grounded out
(shortstop to first); Wynn grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 3.

CUBS 4TH: Santo lined to left; Pepitone grounded out (pitcher to
first); James popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Cubs 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Edwards flied out to center; Cook grounded out
(first unassisted); Metzger grounded out (second to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 3.

CUBS 5TH: Cannizzaro singled to center; Callison grounded out
(second to first) [Cannizzaro to second]; Jenkins walked;
Kessinger forced Cannizzaro (pitcher to third) [Jenkins to
second]; Beckert forced Kessinger (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Morgan singled to center; Cedeno forced Morgan
(third to second); Watson singled to left [Cedeno to third];
Chiles struck out; Rader grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 2
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 3.

CUBS 6TH: Williams grounded out (first unassisted); Santo lined
to third; Pepitone grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Wynn singled to shortstop; Edwards grounded out
(second to first) [Wynn to second]; ALOU BATTED FOR COOK; Alou
flied out to center; Metzger singled to left [Wynn out at home
(left to shortstop to catcher)]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
2, Cubs 3.

CUBS 7TH: RAY REPLACED ALOU (PITCHING); James doubled to left;
Cannizzaro hit into a double play (third to second) [James out
at third]; Callison singled to right; Jenkins grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Morgan flied out to right; Cedeno flied out to
center; Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 3.

CUBS 8TH: Kessinger popped to shortstop; Beckert grounded out
(third to first); Williams grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 3.

ASTROS 9TH: Chiles struck out; Rader singled to left; Wynn
walked [Rader to second]; Edwards forced Wynn (second to
shortstop) [Rader to third]; GERONIMO RAN FOR EDWARDS; MENKE
BATTED FOR RAY; Menke grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2   9   0    7
 Cubs             3   6   0    3


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