Chicago Cubs 11, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 90
Played on Friday, July 21, 1972 (N) at Astrodome

CHI N    0  0  2    1  0  1    0  6  1  -  11 14  0
HOU N    0  1  0    1  0  1    0  0  0  -   3  8  2
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Monday cf                     5   1   0   0       1   1       1   0
Kessinger ss                  4   2   1   1       2   0       1   1
Williams lf                   6   1   4   6       0   0       0   0
Cardenal rf                   4   1   1   0       2   0       1   0
Pepitone 1b                   4   2   2   1       1   0      10   1
Beckert 2b                    5   1   2   0       0   0       3   5
Santo 3b                      3   1   1   0       2   0       3   4
Hundley c                     5   1   1   0       0   1       7   3
Bonham p                      2   0   1   0       1   1       1   0
  Martin ph                   1   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Aker p                      0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Totals                       39  11  14   9      10   3      27  14

BATTING - 
2B: Williams (19,off Griffin).
HR: Williams (22,3rd inning off Forsch 1 on 2 out); Pepitone (5,6th inning
off Forsch 0 on 0 out).
GDP: Monday (3,off Forsch).
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Cardenal (10,2nd base by Forsch/Edwards).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    4   0   1   0       0   1       2   7
Cedeno cf                     3   1   2   1       0   0       3   0
Wynn rf                       4   1   2   1       0   1       2   0
May 1b                        4   0   0   0       0   0      12   0
Watson lf                     4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Edwards c                     4   0   0   0       0   0       4   1
Rader 3b                      3   1   1   1       0   0       0   2
Helms 2b                      3   0   1   0       0   1       3   3
Forsch p                      2   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  Culver p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Griffin p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gladding p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Miller ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  York p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       32   3   8   3       0   7      27  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Helms-Metzger-May.
E: Rader (6), Helms (12).

BATTING - 
HR: Rader (15,2nd inning off Bonham 0 on 2 out); Wynn (17,4th inning off Bonham
0 on 0 out); Cedeno (12,6th inning off Bonham 0 on 0 out).
HBP: Cedeno (3,by Bonham).
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Cedeno 2 (9,2nd base by Bonham/Hundley 2); Helms (2,2nd base by Bonham/Hundley).

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bonham W(1-0)                 7     7   3   3   0   4   3  26
Aker SV(5)                    2     1   0   0   0   3   0   7
Totals                        9     8   3   3   0   7   3  33

HBP: Bonham (1,Cedeno).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Forsch L(5-5)                 7.1  10   6   6   3   2   2  33
Culver                        0.1   1   3   3   2   1   0   4
Griffin                       0     1   1   1   2   0   0   3
Gladding                      0.1   0   0   0   1   0   0   2
York                          1     2   1   1   2   0   0   7
Totals                        9    14  11  11  10   3   2  49

WP: Griffin (3), York (2).

Umpires: HP - Stan Landes, 1B - Nick Colosi, 2B - Andy Olsen, 3B - Tom Gorman
Time of Game: 3:00   Attendance: 23415


Starting Lineups:

   Chicago Cubs                  Houston Astros           
1. Monday              cf        Metzger             ss
2. Kessinger           ss        Cedeno              cf
3. Williams            lf        Wynn                rf
4. Cardenal            rf        May                 1b
5. Pepitone            1b        Watson              lf
6. Beckert             2b        Edwards             c
7. Santo               3b        Rader               3b
8. Hundley             c         Helms               2b
9. Bonham              p         Forsch              p

CUBS 1ST: Monday struck out; Kessinger grounded out (shortstop
to first); Williams singled to right; Cardenal flied out to
center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger grounded out (second to first); Cedeno was
hit by a pitch; Cedeno was caught stealing second (catcher to
second); Wynn singled to center; May grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

CUBS 2ND: Pepitone grounded out (shortstop to first); Beckert
grounded out (shortstop to first); Santo walked; Hundley
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs
0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson grounded out (first unassisted); Edwards
grounded out (second to first); Rader homered; Helms grounded
out (third to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 1.

CUBS 3RD: Bonham walked; Monday grounded into a double play
(second to shortstop to first) [Bonham out at second]; Kessinger
singled to right; Williams homered [Kessinger scored]; Cardenal
grounded out (third to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Forsch was called out on strikes; Metzger singled to
center; Cedeno forced Metzger (second to shortstop); Cedeno was
caught stealing second (catcher to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 1.

CUBS 4TH: Pepitone singled to first; Beckert singled to pitcher
[Pepitone to second]; Santo forced Beckert (third to second)
[Pepitone scored (error by Helms) (no RBI)]; Hundley popped to
second; Bonham singled to right [Santo to second]; Monday
grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 3,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Wynn homered; May popped to third in foul territory;
Watson singled to shortstop; Edwards popped to third; Rader
flied out to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 2.

CUBS 5TH: Kessinger grounded out (shortstop to first); Williams
grounded out (second to first); Cardenal walked; Cardenal was
caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Helms singled to left; Forsch was called out on
strikes; Helms was caught stealing second (catcher to second);
Metzger grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Cubs 3, Astros 2.

CUBS 6TH: Pepitone homered; Beckert popped to first in foul
territory; Santo singled to center; Hundley flied out to right;
Bonham struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Cedeno homered; Wynn grounded out (third to first);
May grounded out (first to pitcher); Watson struck out; 1 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 3.

CUBS 7TH: On a bunt Monday made an out to catcher; Kessinger
flied out to center; Williams grounded out (shortstop to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Edwards grounded out (second to first); Rader popped
to third; Helms struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 4,
Astros 3.

CUBS 8TH: Cardenal singled to center; Pepitone flied out to
right; Beckert singled to left [Cardenal to third]; CULVER
REPLACED FORSCH (PITCHING); Santo walked [Beckert to second];
Hundley struck out; MARTIN BATTED FOR BONHAM; Martin singled to
pitcher [Cardenal scored, Beckert scored (error by Rader) (no
RBI), Santo to third]; Monday walked [Martin to second]; GRIFFIN
REPLACED CULVER (PITCHING); Kessinger walked [Santo scored,
Martin to third, Monday to second]; Williams doubled to right
[Martin scored, Monday scored, Kessinger scored]; Griffin threw
a wild pitch [Williams to third]; Cardenal walked; GLADDING
REPLACED GRIFFIN (PITCHING); Pepitone walked [Cardenal to
second]; Beckert popped to second; 6 R, 4 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Cubs
10, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: AKER REPLACED MARTIN (PITCHING); MILLER BATTED FOR
GLADDING; Miller was called out on strikes; Metzger struck out;
Cedeno singled to pitcher; Wynn struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Cubs 10, Astros 3.

CUBS 9TH: YORK REPLACED MILLER (PITCHING); Santo grounded out
(pitcher to first); Hundley singled to center; York threw a wild
pitch [Hundley to second]; Aker walked; Monday flied out to
left; Kessinger walked [Hundley to third, Aker to second];
Williams singled to right [Hundley scored, Aker to third,
Kessinger to second]; Cardenal lined to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3
LOB.  Cubs 11, Astros 3.

ASTROS 9TH: May grounded out (third to first); Watson flied out
to center; Edwards grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 11, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs            11  14   0   11
 Astros           3   8   2    3


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