Houston Astros 7, Chicago Cubs 2
Regular Season Game 91
Played on Saturday, July 22, 1972 (N) at Astrodome

CHI N    0  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  1  -   2  6  0
HOU N    0  0  0    2  0  0    0  5  x  -   7 15  0
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Monday cf                     4   0   2   0       0   2       2   0
Kessinger ss                  4   1   1   0       0   0       0   7
Williams lf                   4   0   2   1       0   0       2   0
Cardenal rf                   4   0   0   0       0   3       0   0
Pepitone 1b                   4   1   1   1       0   2       8   1
Beckert 2b                    4   0   0   0       0   0       6   0
Santo 3b                      3   0   0   0       0   2       0   2
Hundley c                     2   0   0   0       0   2       6   0
  Hickman ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Rudolph c                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Reuschel p                    2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Martin ph                   0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Aker p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hands p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   2   6   2       1  12      24  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Pepitone-Beckert.

BATTING - 
2B: Williams (20,off Wilson).
HR: Pepitone (6,5th inning off Wilson 0 on 1 out).
GDP: Williams (9,off Wilson).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Monday (9,2nd base off Wilson/Edwards); Williams (3,2nd base off Wilson/Edwards).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    5   0   2   0       0   0       3   2
Cedeno cf                     5   1   2   3       0   2       3   0
Wynn rf                       4   0   2   0       1   1       1   0
May 1b                        4   0   0   0       1   3       3   0
Watson lf                     5   1   1   0       0   0       2   0
Edwards c                     4   1   2   0       0   0      13   0
Rader 3b                      3   2   2   1       1   0       0   0
Helms 2b                      4   1   3   2       0   0       2   1
Wilson p                      4   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
Totals                       38   7  15   7       3   6      27   3

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Metzger-May.

BATTING - 
2B: Edwards (13,off Reuschel); Watson (16,off Aker); Wynn (16,off Aker).
3B: Rader (3,off Reuschel); Metzger (2,off Reuschel).
HR: Cedeno (13,8th inning off Aker 2 on 2 out).
GDP: Wilson (1,off Reuschel).
IBB: Wynn (5,by Reuschel); Rader (7,by Aker).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno (26,2nd base off Reuschel/Hundley); Metzger (13,2nd base off Reuschel/Hundley).

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reuschel L(3-4)               7    10   2   2   1   6   0  31
Aker                          0.2   5   5   5   1   0   1   8
Hands                         0.1   0   0   0   1   0   0   2
Totals                        8    15   7   7   3   6   1  41

WP: Reuschel (1).
IBB: Reuschel (3,Wynn); Aker (1,Rader).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wilson W(6-7)                 9     6   2   2   1  12   1  33


Umpires: HP - Nick Colosi, 1B - Andy Olsen, 2B - Tom Gorman, 3B - Stan Landes
Time of Game: 2:36   Attendance: 33530


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. Reuschel            p         Wilson              p

CUBS 1ST: Monday struck out; Kessinger flied out to center;
Williams flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger grounded out (shortstop to first); Cedeno
singled to third; Cedeno stole second; Reuschel threw a wild
pitch [Cedeno to third]; Wynn struck out; May was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

CUBS 2ND: Cardenal flied out to left; Pepitone popped to catcher
in foul territory; Beckert lined to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); Edwards
singled to center; Rader flied out to center; Helms singled to
third [Edwards to second]; Wilson forced Helms (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

CUBS 3RD: Santo struck out; Hundley struck out; Reuschel was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Metzger grounded out (first unassisted); Cedeno was
called out on strikes; Wynn singled to center; May forced Wynn
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

CUBS 4TH: Monday singled to right; Kessinger popped to second;
Williams grounded into a double play (shortstop to first)
[Monday out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Watson grounded out (third to first); Edwards
doubled to left; Rader tripled to center [Edwards scored]; Helms
singled to center [Rader scored]; Wilson grounded into a double
play (first to second) [Helms out at second]; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 2.

CUBS 5TH: Cardenal struck out; Pepitone homered; Beckert lined
to shortstop; Santo struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Metzger singled to left; Metzger stole second;
Cedeno struck out; Wynn flied out to left; May struck out; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 2.

CUBS 6TH: Hundley struck out; Reuschel lined to center; Monday
singled to center; Monday stole second; Kessinger grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); Edwards
flied out to left; Rader singled to center; Helms forced Rader
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 2.

CUBS 7TH: Williams singled to right; Williams stole second;
Cardenal struck out; Pepitone struck out; Beckert popped to
second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Wilson grounded out (third to first); Metzger
tripled to left; Cedeno popped to second; Wynn was walked
intentionally; May struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 1,
Astros 2.

CUBS 8TH: Santo grounded out (second to first); HICKMAN BATTED
FOR HUNDLEY; Hickman flied out to center; MARTIN BATTED FOR
REUSCHEL; Martin walked; Monday struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: AKER REPLACED MARTIN (PITCHING); RUDOLPH REPLACED
HICKMAN (PLAYING C ); Watson doubled to left; Edwards grounded
out (first unassisted) [Watson to third]; Rader was walked
intentionally; Helms singled to center [Watson scored, Rader to
second]; Wilson singled to left [Rader scored, Helms to second];
Metzger flied out to center; Cedeno homered [Helms scored,
Wilson scored]; Wynn doubled to left; HANDS REPLACED AKER
(PITCHING); May walked; Watson forced May (shortstop to second);
5 R, 5 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 7.

CUBS 9TH: Kessinger singled to right; Williams doubled to left
[Kessinger scored]; Cardenal struck out; Pepitone struck out;
Beckert popped to shortstop; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 2,
Astros 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             2   6   0    4
 Astros           7  15   0   10


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