Houston Astros 6, Chicago Cubs 5
Regular Season Game 92
Played on Sunday, July 23, 1972 (D) at Astrodome

CHI N    0  0  2    0  2  0    1  0  0  -   5  8  0
HOU N    2  0  0    0  1  1    1  0  1  -   6 10  1
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Kessinger ss                  5   2   2   0       0   0       1   3
Beckert 2b                    5   1   2   2       0   0       4   1
Williams lf                   5   0   1   1       0   0       4   0
Hickman rf                    4   1   1   0       0   0       3   0
  Monday cf                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Cardenal cf,rf                4   0   1   2       0   1       1   0
Fanzone 1b                    1   0   0   0       2   0       4   0
  Pepitone ph,1b              1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Santo 3b                      3   0   1   0       1   0       0   2
Hundley c                     4   0   0   0       0   0       6   1
Jenkins p                     3   1   0   0       1   1       1   2
Totals                       35   5   8   5       4   2      25   9

BATTING - 
2B: Beckert (16,off Roberts); Hickman (8,off Roberts).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Cardenal (11,2nd base by Griffin/Howard).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    2   1   1   0       1   1       2   3
Cedeno cf                     2   1   1   2       1   0       4   0
Wynn rf                       5   0   1   1       0   2       3   0
May 1b                        3   1   1   0       1   1      10   0
Watson lf                     4   0   1   1       0   0       1   0
Rader 3b                      3   0   1   2       0   1       0   3
Helms 2b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       2   5
Howard c                      4   1   2   0       0   0       5   1
  Fenwick pr                  0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Roberts p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Griffin p                   1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Ray p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Stewart ph                  1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Gladding p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Miller ph                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   6  10   6       3   6      27  14

FIELDING - 
E: Helms (13).

BATTING - 
2B: Cedeno (23,off Jenkins); May (18,off Jenkins); Rader (16,off Jenkins);
Stewart (4,off Jenkins); Howard (4,off Jenkins).
SH: Metzger 2 (7,off Jenkins 2); Miller (3,off Jenkins).
SF: Rader (6,off Jenkins); Cedeno 2 (4,off Jenkins 2).
IBB: Metzger (1,by Jenkins); Cedeno (1,by Jenkins).
Team LOB: 8.

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Jenkins L(12-9)               8.1  10   6   6   3   6   0  39

IBB: Jenkins 2 (5,Metzger,Cedeno).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Roberts                       4.2   6   4   4   3   1   0  23
Griffin                       1.1   2   1   0   1   1   0   7
Ray                           1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Gladding W(3-4)               2     0   0   0   0   0   0   6
Totals                        9     8   5   4   4   2   0  39

Griffin faced 3 batters in the 7th inning

Umpires: HP - Andy Olsen, 1B - Stan Landes, 2B - Tom Gorman, 3B - Nick Colosi
Ejections: HOU Manager Harry Walker by Andy Olsen [Balls and strikes]
Time of Game: 2:19   Attendance: 27038


Starting Lineups:

   Chicago Cubs                  Houston Astros           
1. Kessinger           ss        Metzger             ss
2. Beckert             2b        Cedeno              cf
3. Williams            lf        Wynn                rf
4. Hickman             rf        May                 1b
5. Cardenal            cf        Watson              lf
6. Fanzone             1b        Rader               3b
7. Santo               3b        Helms               2b
8. Hundley             c         Howard              c
9. Jenkins             p         Roberts             p

CUBS 1ST: Astros Manager Harry Walker ejected by HP umpire
Andy Olsen sometime in game; Kessinger grounded out (pitcher
to first); Beckert grounded out (shortstop to first); Williams
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger singled to right; Cedeno doubled to left
[Metzger to third]; Wynn grounded out (catcher to first)
[Metzger stayed at third]; May walked; Watson reached on a
fielder's choice [Metzger scored, Cedeno to third, May to
second]; Rader hit a sacrifice fly to right [Cedeno scored, May
to third]; Helms forced Watson (shortstop to second); 2 R, 2 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 2.

CUBS 2ND: Hickman grounded out (second to first); Cardenal flied
out to right; Fanzone walked; Santo grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Howard flied out to right; Roberts struck out;
Metzger was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs
0, Astros 2.

CUBS 3RD: Hundley grounded out (third to first); Jenkins walked;
Kessinger singled to left [Jenkins to second]; Beckert doubled
to left [Jenkins scored, Kessinger scored]; Williams flied out
to center [Beckert to third]; Hickman flied out to center; 2 R,
2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Cedeno popped to shortstop; Wynn struck out; May
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 2.

CUBS 4TH: Cardenal struck out; Fanzone walked; Santo singled to
second [Fanzone to second]; Hundley flied out to left; Jenkins
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 2,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Watson flied out to right; Rader was called out on
strikes; Helms lined to pitcher; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2,
Astros 2.

CUBS 5TH: On a bunt Kessinger singled to pitcher; Beckert forced
Kessinger (second to shortstop); Williams flied out to right;
Hickman doubled to left [Beckert to third]; Cardenal singled to
center [Beckert scored, Hickman scored]; GRIFFIN REPLACED
ROBERTS (PITCHING); Cardenal was caught stealing second (catcher
to second); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Howard singled to left; On a bunt Griffin singled to
catcher [Howard to second]; Metzger out on a sacrifice bunt
(third to second) [Howard to third, Griffin to second]; Cedeno
hit a sacrifice fly to left [Howard scored]; Wynn flied out to
left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 3.

CUBS 6TH: Fanzone lined to center; Santo walked; Hundley forced
Santo (third to second); Jenkins struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: May doubled to right; Watson grounded out (shortstop
to first); Rader doubled to center [May scored]; Helms grounded
out (second to first) [Rader to third]; Howard grounded out
(third to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 4.

CUBS 7TH: Kessinger reached on an error by Helms [Kessinger to
first]; Beckert singled to right [Kessinger to third]; Williams
singled to center [Kessinger scored (unearned), Beckert to
third]; RAY REPLACED GRIFFIN (PITCHING); Hickman reached on a
fielder's choice [Beckert out at home (third to catcher),
Williams to second]; Cardenal popped to catcher in foul
territory; PEPITONE BATTED FOR FANZONE; Pepitone popped to
shortstop; 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 5, Astros 4.

ASTROS 7TH: CARDENAL CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); MONDAY
REPLACED HICKMAN (PLAYING CF); PEPITONE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING
1B); STEWART BATTED FOR RAY; Stewart doubled to center; Metzger
out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Stewart to third];
Cedeno hit a sacrifice fly to left [Stewart scored]; Wynn struck
out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 5, Astros 5.

CUBS 8TH: GLADDING REPLACED STEWART (PITCHING); Santo flied out
to center; Hundley popped to catcher in foul territory; Jenkins
flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 5, Astros 5.

ASTROS 8TH: May grounded out (shortstop to first); Watson
singled to center; Rader flied out to right; Helms flied out to
left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 5, Astros 5.

CUBS 9TH: Kessinger grounded out (shortstop to first); Beckert
grounded out (shortstop to first); Williams grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 5, Astros 5.

ASTROS 9TH: Howard doubled to right; MILLER BATTED FOR GLADDING;
FENWICK RAN FOR HOWARD; Miller out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher
to second) [Fenwick to third]; Metzger was walked intentionally;
Cedeno was walked intentionally [Metzger to second]; Wynn
singled to shortstop [Fenwick scored, Metzger to third, Cedeno
to second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Cubs 5, Astros 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             5   8   0    7
 Astros           6  10   1    8


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