Houston Astros 4, Chicago Cubs 3
Regular Season Game 127
Played on Sunday, August 22, 1971 (D) at Wrigley Field

HOU N    1  0  1    0  1  0    0  1  0  -   4 11  1
CHI N    0  1  0    0  0  2    0  0  0  -   3  7  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Alou rf                       5   0   0   0       0   0       5   1
  Menke 1b                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Morgan 2b                     5   0   1   0       0   0       3   2
Cedeno cf                     5   2   3   0       0   0       1   0
Watson 1b                     5   1   3   2       0   1       7   1
  Wynn rf                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Chiles lf                     4   0   1   1       0   1       1   0
Rader 3b                      3   1   1   0       1   0       1   4
Hiatt c                       4   0   1   0       0   1       5   0
Metzger ss                    3   0   0   1       1   1       2   1
Blasingame p                  3   0   1   0       0   1       2   2
  Ray p                       1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       38   4  11   4       2   5      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Alou-Watson, Morgan-Metzger-Watson.
E: Rader (22).

BATTING - 
2B: Rader (20,off Pappas); Morgan (24,off Pappas).
HR: Watson (6,5th inning off Pappas 0 on 2 out).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno 2 (14,2nd base off Pappas/Cannizzaro 2).

Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Kessinger ss                  3   0   0   0       1   0       0   4
Beckert 2b                    4   1   3   0       0   0       3   5
Williams lf                   3   1   1   0       1   0       1   1
Santo 3b                      3   0   0   1       0   0       1   1
Pepitone 1b                   4   1   2   0       0   0      12   0
James cf                      2   0   0   1       0   0       2   0
  Davis ph,cf                 0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Cannizzaro c                  3   0   0   1       0   0       4   0
  Popovich ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Martin c                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Callison rf                   4   0   0   0       0   3       3   0
Pappas p                      2   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
  Regan p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Webster ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   3   7   3       3   3      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Williams-Beckert.
E: Kessinger (21).

BATTING - 
2B: Pepitone (19,off Blasingame).
SH: James (4,off Blasingame); Kessinger (13,off Blasingame).
SF: Santo (6,off Blasingame).
HBP: Pappas (2,by Blasingame).
GDP: Popovich (4,off Ray).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Blasingame                    6.2   7   3   2   2   2   0  30
Ray W(9-3)                    2.1   0   0   0   1   1   0   7
Totals                        9     7   3   2   3   3   0  37

HBP: Blasingame (12,Pappas).

Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Pappas L(15-11)               8.1  11   4   4   2   4   1  38
Regan                         0.2   0   0   0   0   1   0   2
Totals                        9    11   4   4   2   5   1  40


Umpires: HP - Satch Davidson, 1B - Stan Landes, 2B - Shag Crawford, 3B - Mel Steiner
Time of Game: 2:23   Attendance: 28933


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Chicago Cubs             
1. Alou                rf        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. Hiatt               c         Cannizzaro          c
8. Metzger             ss        Callison            rf
9. Blasingame          p         Pappas              p

ASTROS 1ST: Alou grounded out (second to first); Morgan flied
out to right; Cedeno singled to left; Cedeno stole second;
Watson singled to right [Cedeno scored]; Chiles popped to
second; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 0.

CUBS 1ST: Kessinger walked; Beckert forced Kessinger (third to
second); Williams hit into a double play (right to first)
[Beckert out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Rader flied out to center; Hiatt flied out to
center; Metzger walked; Blasingame struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 0.

CUBS 2ND: Santo popped to first in foul territory; Pepitone
doubled to shortstop; James reached on an error by Rader
[Pepitone to third, James to first]; Cannizzaro forced James
(third to second) [Pepitone scored (unearned)]; Callison struck
out; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Alou grounded out (shortstop to first); Morgan flied
out to right; On a bunt Cedeno singled to third; Watson singled
to left [Cedeno to third]; Chiles singled to right [Cedeno
scored, Watson to third]; Rader walked [Chiles to second]; Hiatt
grounded out (first unassisted); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros
2, Cubs 1.

CUBS 3RD: Pappas popped to third; Kessinger popped to shortstop;
Beckert singled to center; Williams flied out to right; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Metzger struck out; Blasingame grounded out (second
to first); Alou grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 1.

CUBS 4TH: Santo grounded out (second to first); Pepitone
grounded out (pitcher unassisted); James grounded out (third to
second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Morgan popped to third in foul territory; Cedeno
grounded out (pitcher to first); Watson homered; Chiles was
called out on strikes; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 1.

CUBS 5TH: Cannizzaro grounded out (third to first); Callison
grounded out (first to pitcher); Pappas singled to left;
Kessinger flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3,
Cubs 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Rader grounded out (second to first); Hiatt struck
out; Metzger reached on an error by Kessinger [Metzger to
first]; Blasingame singled to right [Metzger to third]; Alou
forced Blasingame (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 3, Cubs 1.

CUBS 6TH: Beckert singled to center; Williams singled to right
[Beckert to third]; Santo hit a sacrifice fly to right [Beckert
scored]; Pepitone singled to center [Williams to third]; James
out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first) [Williams scored,
Pepitone to second]; Cannizzaro flied out to right; 2 R, 3 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Morgan flied out to right; Cedeno singled to left;
Cedeno stole second; Watson hit into a double play (left to
second) [Cedeno out at third]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3,
Cubs 3.

CUBS 7TH: Callison struck out; Pappas was hit by a pitch;
Kessinger out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first) [Pappas to
second]; Beckert singled to left [Pappas to third]; Williams
walked [Beckert to second]; RAY REPLACED BLASINGAME (PITCHING);
Santo popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.
 Astros 3, Cubs 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Chiles grounded out (second to first); Rader doubled
to right; Hiatt singled to left [Rader to third]; Metzger
grounded out (second to first) [Rader scored, Hiatt to second];
Ray grounded out (first unassisted); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 4, Cubs 3.

CUBS 8TH: Pepitone popped to catcher in foul territory; DAVIS
BATTED FOR JAMES; Davis walked; POPOVICH BATTED FOR CANNIZZARO;
Popovich grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to
first) [Davis out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4,
Cubs 3.

ASTROS 9TH: DAVIS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); MARTIN REPLACED
POPOVICH (PLAYING C ); Alou grounded out (third to first);
Morgan doubled to right; REGAN REPLACED PAPPAS (PITCHING);
Cedeno grounded out (shortstop to first); Watson struck out; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Cubs 3.

CUBS 9TH: MENKE REPLACED ALOU (PLAYING 1B); WYNN REPLACED WATSON
(PLAYING RF); Callison struck out; WEBSTER BATTED FOR REGAN;
Webster flied out to left; Kessinger flied out to center; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Cubs 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           4  11   1    9
 Cubs             3   7   1    7


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