Chicago Cubs 9, Houston Astros 5
Regular Season Game 80
Doubleheader Nightcap
Played on Tuesday, July 11, 1972 (D) at Wrigley Field

HOU N    0  2  0    0  0  1    0  1  1  -   5 10  0
CHI N    1  0  0    1  1  1    5  0  x  -   9 14  3
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    5   1   1   0       0   0       2   2
Miller cf                     5   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Wynn rf                       5   1   2   1       0   0       1   0
May 1b                        5   1   2   0       0   0       7   1
Watson lf                     4   1   1   0       0   1       0   0
Rader 3b                      2   1   1   1       2   0       0   2
Helms 2b                      3   0   1   2       0   0       1   1
  Fenwick pr,2b               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Howard c                      4   0   1   1       0   2       8   0
Wilson p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Stewart ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  York p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Griffin p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gibbon p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Alou ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   5  10   5       2   3      24*  7

* - Files missing details on 1 outs.
BATTING - 
2B: Rader (14,off Aker).
SF: Helms (4,off Hands).
GDP: Miller (2,off Hands).
IBB: Rader (6,by Hands).
Team LOB: 8.

Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Kessinger ss                  5   1   1   0       0   1       2   6
Beckert 2b                    4   0   1   1       0   0       2   3
  Popovich pr,2b              1   1   0   0       0   0       1   1
Williams lf                   5   3   5   1       0   0       1   0
Pepitone 1b                   3   1   2   4       2   1      11   0
Cardenal rf                   5   1   1   0       0   2       2   0
Monday cf                     3   2   2   2       1   0       3   0
Santo 3b                      4   0   2   1       0   1       1   2
Rudolph c                     3   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
Hands p                       3   0   0   0       0   3       0   2
  Coggins ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Aker p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       37   9  14   9       3   8      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Beckert-Kessinger-Pepitone.
E: Popovich (4), Williams (2), Hands (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Williams (16,off Wilson); Santo (9,off Wilson); Cardenal (13,off Griffin).
HR: Monday 2 (9,4th inning off Wilson 0 on 0 out,6th inning off Wilson 0 on
0 out); Williams (18,5th inning off Wilson 0 on 2 out); Pepitone (2,7th
inning off Griffin 2 on 0 out).
SH: Rudolph (3,off Griffin).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Kessinger (5,2nd base off York/Howard).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wilson L(5-6)                 6     7   4   4   2   7   3  27
York                          0     3   3   3   0   0   0   3
Griffin                       0.1   3   2   2   1   0   1   5
Gibbon                        1.2   1   0   0   0   1   0   6
Totals                        8    14   9   9   3   8   4  41

York faced 3 batters in the 7th inning
WP: Griffin (2).

Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hands W(7-6)                  7     7   3   3   2   1   0  30
Aker SV(4)                    2     3   2   1   0   2   0  10
Totals                        9    10   5   4   2   3   0  40

IBB: Hands (4,Rader).

Umpires: HP - Paul Pryor, 1B - Bob Engel, 2B - John McSherry, 3B - Ken Burkhart
Time of Game: 2:26   Attendance: 27170


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Chicago Cubs             
1. Metzger             ss        Kessinger           ss
2. Miller              cf        Beckert             2b
3. Wynn                rf        Williams            lf
4. May                 1b        Pepitone            1b
5. Watson              lf        Cardenal            rf
6. Rader               3b        Monday              cf
7. Helms               2b        Santo               3b
8. Howard              c         Rudolph             c
9. Wilson              p         Hands               p

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger grounded out (shortstop to first); Miller
grounded out (pitcher to first); Wynn grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 1ST: Kessinger struck out; Beckert popped to first;
Williams doubled to center; Pepitone singled to center [Williams
scored]; Cardenal struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Cubs 1.

ASTROS 2ND: May singled to center; Watson singled to center [May
to third]; Rader grounded out (pitcher to first) [May scored,
Watson to second]; Helms flied out to center; Howard singled to
left [Watson scored]; Wilson popped to catcher in foul
territory; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 1.

CUBS 2ND: Monday popped to shortstop; Santo doubled to left;
Rudolph popped to second; Hands struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Metzger reached on an error by Williams [Metzger to
third (error by Hands)]; Miller grounded out (shortstop to
first); Wynn grounded out (third to first); May lined to center;
0 R, 0 H, 2 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 1.

CUBS 3RD: Kessinger flied out to center; Beckert grounded out
(third to first); Williams singled to shortstop; Pepitone walked
[Williams to second]; Cardenal flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Watson popped to third in foul territory; Rader
walked; Helms flied out to center; Howard forced Rader
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 1.

CUBS 4TH: Monday homered; Santo grounded out (third to first);
Rudolph grounded out (shortstop to first); Hands struck out; 1
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Wilson flied out to right; Metzger singled to right;
Miller grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to
first) [Metzger out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Cubs 2.

CUBS 5TH: Kessinger grounded out (second to first); Beckert
grounded out (pitcher unassisted); Williams homered; Pepitone
walked; Cardenal struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2,
Cubs 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Wynn singled to center; May singled to right [Wynn
to second]; Watson grounded out (second to first) [Wynn to
third, May to second]; Rader was walked intentionally; Helms hit
a sacrifice fly to right [Wynn scored]; Howard struck out; 1 R,
2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 3.

CUBS 6TH: Monday homered; Santo struck out; Rudolph grounded out
(shortstop to first); Hands struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 3, Cubs 4.

ASTROS 7TH: STEWART BATTED FOR WILSON; Stewart flied out to
left; Metzger grounded out (second to first); Miller singled to
second; Wynn lined to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3,
Cubs 4.

CUBS 7TH: YORK REPLACED STEWART (PITCHING); Kessinger singled to
center; Kessinger stole second; Beckert singled to right
[Kessinger scored]; POPOVICH RAN FOR BECKERT; Williams singled
to center [Popovich to second]; GRIFFIN REPLACED YORK
(PITCHING); Pepitone homered [Popovich scored, Williams scored];
Cardenal doubled to left; Griffin threw a wild pitch [Cardenal
to third]; Monday walked; Santo singled to left [Cardenal
scored, Monday to second]; Rudolph out on a sacrifice bunt
[Monday to third, Santo to second]; COGGINS BATTED FOR HANDS;
GIBBON REPLACED GRIFFIN (PITCHING); Coggins flied out to right;
Kessinger popped to shortstop; 5 R, 6 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3,
Cubs 9.

ASTROS 8TH: AKER REPLACED COGGINS (PITCHING); POPOVICH STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING 2B); May grounded out (shortstop to first); Watson
struck out; Rader doubled to center; Helms singled to center
[Rader scored, Helms to second (on throw)]; FENWICK RAN FOR
HELMS; Howard struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Cubs
9.

CUBS 8TH: FENWICK STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); Popovich grounded
out (pitcher to first); Williams singled to right; Pepitone
struck out; Cardenal grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Cubs 9.

ASTROS 9TH: ALOU BATTED FOR GIBBON; Alou reached on an error by
Popovich [Alou to first]; Metzger forced Alou (pitcher to
shortstop); Miller grounded out (second to first) [Metzger to
second]; Wynn singled to left [Metzger scored (unearned)]; May
forced Wynn (third to second); 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 5, Cubs 9.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5  10   0    8
 Cubs             9  14   3    8


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