Chicago Cubs 5, Houston Astros 4
Regular Season Game 125
Doubleheader Nightcap
Played on Friday, August 20, 1971 (D) at Wrigley Field

HOU N    0  0  2    1  1  0    0  0  0  -   4  8  0
CHI N    0  0  0    2  0  0    1  2  x  -   5 10  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Alou lf                       4   1   2   0       0   0       2   0
Morgan 2b                     4   1   1   1       0   1       1   5
Cedeno cf                     3   1   1   0       1   0       0   0
Watson 1b                     2   0   0   0       2   1       9   0
  Metzger pr,ss               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Rader 3b                      4   0   2   2       0   0       2   1
Wynn rf                       3   0   0   0       1   2       2   0
Hiatt c                       2   0   0   0       1   1       5   1
  Edwards c                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
Martinez ss                   3   1   1   0       0   0       1   3
  Menke 1b                    1   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Forsch p                      3   0   1   1       0   1       0   0
  Culver p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ray p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Chiles ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   4   8   4       5   7      24  13

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

BATTING - 
2B: Martinez (3,off Holtzman).
HR: Morgan (11,5th inning off Bonham 0 on 0 out).
GDP: Martinez 2 (2,off Holtzman,off Bonham).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Rader (5,2nd base off Regan/Martin).
CS: Alou (7,2nd base by Decker/Martin).

Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Kessinger ss                  4   1   0   0       1   0       4   4
Beckert 2b                    4   0   2   1       0   0       3   4
Williams lf                   3   1   3   1       1   0       3   0
Pepitone 1b                   4   0   0   0       0   1       7   1
Santo 3b                      4   1   2   0       0   0       0   1
Callison rf                   3   1   0   0       1   2       1   0
James cf                      3   1   2   1       1   0       1   1
Martin c                      3   0   1   2       1   0       6   2
  Davis pr                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cannizzaro c                0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Holtzman p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
  Decker p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Webster ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bonham p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hiser ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Tompkins p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Regan p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       31   5  10   5       5   5      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Beckert-Kessinger-Pepitone, Beckert-Kessinger-Pepitone.
E: Martin (1).

BATTING - 
2B: James (3,off Forsch); Beckert (17,off Culver); Martin (4,off Ray).
HR: Williams (24,4th inning off Forsch 0 on 0 out).
SH: Regan (3,off Ray).
GDP: Martin (2,off Forsch).
IBB: Martin (6,by Forsch).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Davis (6,Home by Ray/Edwards).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Forsch                        6.1   7   3   3   3   5   1  28
Culver L(5-7)                 0.2   2   2   2   2   0   0   6
Ray                           1     1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        8    10   5   5   5   5   1  37

Culver faced 2 batters in the 8th inning
WP: Culver (3).
IBB: Forsch (4,Martin).

Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Holtzman                      3.2   6   3   3   3   2   0  18
Decker                        0.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   1
Bonham                        3     1   1   1   1   3   1  10
Tompkins                      0     0   0   0   1   0   0   1
Regan W(4-3)                  2     0   0   0   0   2   0   6
Totals                        9     8   4   4   5   7   1  36

Tompkins faced 1 batter in the 8th inning

Umpires: HP - Shag Crawford, 1B - Mel Steiner, 2B - Satch Davidson, 3B - Stan Landes
Ejections: Jack Hiatt by Shag Crawford [Balls and strikes]
Time of Game: 2:59   Attendance: 30711


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Alou grounded out (pitcher to first); Morgan flied
out to left; Cedeno grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 1ST: Kessinger grounded out (second to first); Beckert
singled to second; Williams singled to right [Beckert to third];
Pepitone reached on a fielder's choice [Beckert out at home
(third to catcher to third), Williams to third]; Santo flied out
to right; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson walked; Rader singled to right [Watson to
second]; Wynn walked [Watson to third, Rader to second]; Hiatt
struck out; Martinez grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [Wynn out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 2ND: Callison struck out; James popped to first; Martin
flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Forsch struck out; Alou singled to right; Morgan
flied out to left; Cedeno singled to right [Alou to third];
Watson walked [Cedeno to second]; Rader singled to right [Alou
scored, Cedeno scored, Watson to third]; Wynn flied out to
right; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 0.

CUBS 3RD: Holtzman struck out; Kessinger grounded out (second to
first); Beckert grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Hiatt flied out to left; Martinez doubled to left;
Forsch singled to center [Martinez scored, Forsch out at second
(center to catcher to second)]; DECKER REPLACED HOLTZMAN
(PITCHING); Alou singled to left; Alou was caught stealing
second (catcher to shortstop); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3,
Cubs 0.

CUBS 4TH: Williams homered; Pepitone struck out; Santo singled
to center; Callison grounded out (first unassisted) [Santo to
second]; James doubled to center [Santo scored]; Martin was
walked intentionally; WEBSTER BATTED FOR DECKER; Webster
grounded out (second to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3,
Cubs 2.

ASTROS 5TH: BONHAM REPLACED WEBSTER (PITCHING); Morgan homered;
Cedeno grounded out (third to first); Watson was called out on
strikes; Rader popped to second; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
4, Cubs 2.

CUBS 5TH: Kessinger flied out to left; Beckert popped to
shortstop; Williams singled to right; Pepitone grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Cubs 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Wynn was called out on strikes; Hiatt walked;
Martinez grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to
first) [Hiatt out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4,
Cubs 2.

CUBS 6TH: Santo singled to left; Callison struck out; James
walked [Santo to second]; Martin grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [James out at second]; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Cubs 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Forsch grounded out (second to first); Alou grounded
out (second to first); Morgan struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 4, Cubs 2.

CUBS 7TH: HISER BATTED FOR BONHAM; Hiser struck out; Debut
game for Gene Hiser; Kessinger walked; Jack Hiatt ejected
by HP umpire Shag Crawford; EDWARDS REPLACED HIATT (PLAYING
C ); CULVER REPLACED FORSCH (PITCHING); Beckert doubled to left
[Kessinger scored]; Williams walked; Culver threw a wild pitch
[Beckert to third, Williams to second]; Pepitone flied out to
left; Santo grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 4, Cubs 3.

ASTROS 8TH: TOMPKINS REPLACED HISER (PITCHING); Cedeno walked;
REGAN REPLACED TOMPKINS (PITCHING); Watson forced Cedeno
(pitcher to shortstop); METZGER RAN FOR WATSON; Rader forced
Metzger (shortstop to second); Rader stole second [Rader to
third (error by Martin)]; Wynn struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.
 Astros 4, Cubs 3.

CUBS 8TH: METZGER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); MENKE REPLACED
MARTINEZ (PLAYING 1B); Callison walked; James singled to left
[Callison to third]; RAY REPLACED CULVER (PITCHING); Martin
doubled to right [Callison scored, James scored]; DAVIS RAN FOR
MARTIN; Regan out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to first) [Davis
to third]; Kessinger grounded out (first to pitcher); Davis was
caught stealing home (catcher to third); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 4, Cubs 5.

ASTROS 9TH: CANNIZZARO REPLACED DAVIS (PLAYING C ); Edwards
struck out; Menke flied out to center; CHILES BATTED FOR RAY;
Chiles grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 4, Cubs 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           4   8   0    5
 Cubs             5  10   1    8


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