Houston Astros 5, Chicago Cubs 4
Regular Season Game 10
Played on Tuesday, April 25, 1972 (N) at Astrodome

CHI N    0  1  0    2  0  0    0  1  0  -   4  5  0
HOU N    0  1  0    3  0  0    1  0  x  -   5  8  2
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
North cf                      4   0   0   0       0   3       0   0
  Shamsky ph                  1   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
  Hands p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Beckert 2b                    5   0   1   0       0   0       2   2
Williams lf                   4   0   1   0       1   0       3   0
Santo 3b                      4   0   0   0       1   1       1   0
Hickman 1b                    2   2   1   0       2   0      10   0
Cardenal rf                   4   1   0   0       0   1       3   0
Hundley c                     4   0   1   1       0   0       5   1
Kessinger ss                  2   1   0   0       2   0       0   7
Hooton p                      2   0   0   1       0   1       0   1
  Fanzone ph                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Monday pr,cf                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   4   5   3       6   6      24  11

BATTING - 
2B: Hickman (1,off Reuss); Williams (3,off Reuss); Fanzone (1,off Gladding).
SH: Hooton (1,off Reuss).
HBP: Hickman (1,by Reuss).
Team LOB: 10.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    4   0   0   0       0   1       0   5
Miller rf                     4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Wynn cf                       2   1   1   1       1   0       1   0
May 1b                        4   1   1   2       0   0      16   0
Watson lf                     3   1   0   0       1   0       1   0
Rader 3b                      4   1   2   0       0   1       0   3
Helms 2b                      3   0   0   1       1   0       1   3
Edwards c                     4   0   2   1       0   1       6   0
Reuss p                       3   1   1   0       0   1       0   3
  Gladding p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   5   8   5       3   4      27  14

FIELDING - 
E: Metzger (3), Helms (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Rader (3,off Hooton).
HR: May (4,4th inning off Hooton 1 on 0 out).
SF: Wynn (1,off Hooton).
Team LOB: 6.

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hooton L(1-2)                 7     7   5   5   3   4   1  31
Hands                         1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        8     8   5   5   3   4   1  35

WP: Hooton 2 (2).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reuss W(2-0)                  7.1   4   4   2   6   6   0  35
Gladding SV(3)                1.2   1   0   0   0   0   0   6
Totals                        9     5   4   2   6   6   0  41

HBP: Reuss (1,Hickman).

Umpires: HP - Frank Pulli, 1B - Bill Williams, 2B - Tom Gorman, 3B - John McSherry
Time of Game: 2:36   Attendance: 20602


Starting Lineups:

   Chicago Cubs                  Houston Astros           
1. North               cf        Metzger             ss
2. Beckert             2b        Miller              rf
3. Williams            lf        Wynn                cf
4. Santo               3b        May                 1b
5. Hickman             1b        Watson              lf
6. Cardenal            rf        Rader               3b
7. Hundley             c         Helms               2b
8. Kessinger           ss        Edwards             c
9. Hooton              p         Reuss               p

CUBS 1ST: North struck out; Beckert grounded out (second to
first); Williams walked; Santo struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger struck out; Miller grounded out (shortstop
to first); Wynn singled to center; May forced Wynn (second
unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

CUBS 2ND: Hickman doubled to center; Cardenal grounded out
(second to first) [Hickman to third]; Hundley singled to left
[Hickman scored]; Kessinger walked [Hundley to second]; Hooton
struck out; North grounded out (pitcher to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); Rader
doubled to right; Hooton threw a wild pitch [Rader to third];
Helms grounded out (first unassisted) [Rader scored]; Edwards
struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 1.

CUBS 3RD: Beckert grounded out (shortstop to first); Williams
lined to left; Santo lined to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs
1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Reuss struck out; Metzger grounded out (shortstop to
first); Miller grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 1.

CUBS 4TH: Hickman walked; Cardenal reached on an error by Helms
[Hickman to second, Cardenal to first]; Hundley reached on an
error by Metzger [Hickman scored (unearned) (no RBI), Cardenal
to third, Hundley to first]; Kessinger flied out to center;
Hooton out on a sacrifice bunt (first unassisted) [Cardenal
scored (unearned), Hundley to second]; North struck out; 2 R (0
ER), 0 H, 2 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Wynn walked; May homered [Wynn scored]; Watson
walked; Hooton threw a wild pitch [Watson to second]; Rader
struck out; Helms walked; Edwards singled to right [Watson
scored, Helms to third]; Reuss reached on a fielder's choice
[Helms out at home (pitcher to catcher), Edwards to second];
Metzger flied out to left; 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros
4.

CUBS 5TH: Beckert singled to center; Williams doubled to right
[Beckert to third]; Santo grounded out (shortstop to first);
Hickman walked; Cardenal struck out; Hundley popped to second; 0
R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Miller grounded out (second to first); Wynn flied
out to right; May grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 4.

CUBS 6TH: Kessinger grounded out (pitcher to first); Hooton
grounded out (shortstop to first); North struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Watson flied out to right; Rader grounded out
(shortstop to first); Helms grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 4.

CUBS 7TH: Beckert grounded out (pitcher to shortstop to first);
Williams grounded out (second to first); Santo walked; Hickman
was hit by a pitch [Santo to second]; Cardenal grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 4.

ASTROS 7TH: Edwards singled to center; On a bunt Reuss singled
to pitcher [Edwards to second]; On a bunt Metzger forced Edwards
(catcher to third) [Reuss to second]; Miller singled to
shortstop [Reuss to third, Metzger to second]; Wynn hit a
sacrifice fly to right [Reuss scored]; May flied out to left; 1
R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 5.

CUBS 8TH: Hundley flied out to right; Kessinger walked; FANZONE
BATTED FOR HOOTON; GLADDING REPLACED REUSS (PITCHING); Fanzone
doubled to left [Kessinger to third]; MONDAY RAN FOR FANZONE;
SHAMSKY BATTED FOR NORTH; Shamsky grounded out (first
unassisted) [Kessinger scored, Monday to third]; Beckert
grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 4,
Astros 5.

ASTROS 8TH: MONDAY STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); HANDS REPLACED
SHAMSKY (PITCHING); Watson grounded out (shortstop to first);
Rader singled to left; Helms popped to second; Edwards flied out
to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 5.

CUBS 9TH: Williams grounded out (shortstop to first); Santo
popped to first; Hickman grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             4   5   0   10
 Astros           5   8   2    6


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