Chicago Cubs 7, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 49
Played on Tuesday, May 29, 1973 (D) at Wrigley Field

HOU N    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  5  1
CHI N    4  0  0    1  0  1    0  1  x  -   7 12  3
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gallagher cf                  4   1   1   0       0   1       0   0
Metzger ss                    3   0   0   0       0   0       2   3
Wynn rf                       4   0   1   1       0   1       0   0
Watson lf                     4   0   2   0       0   0       3   0
May 1b                        4   0   0   0       0   1       9   0
Rader 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       3   1
Edwards c                     4   0   0   0       0   1       4   1
Helms 2b                      3   0   0   0       1   0       3   4
Reuss p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ray p                       1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Stewart ph                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Upshaw p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Agee ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  York p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gladding p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       33   1   5   1       1   5      24  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Metzger-Helms-May.
E: Edwards (4).

BATTING - 
SH: Metzger (5,off Reuschel).
GDP: Wynn (3,off Reuschel).
Team LOB: 7.

Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Monday cf                     3   2   1   1       2   2       0   0
Beckert 2b                    5   1   2   1       0   0       5   5
Williams lf                   4   0   3   0       0   0       0   0
  James pr,lf                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Santo 3b                      3   1   0   0       1   1       0   2
Cardenal rf                   2   1   1   2       0   0       1   0
  Hiser ph,rf                 1   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Hickman 1b                    3   1   1   0       1   0       9   3
Hundley c                     3   0   2   2       0   0       6   0
Kessinger ss                  4   1   2   1       0   0       2   5
Reuschel p                    2   0   0   0       0   1       3   1
Totals                       31   7  12   7       5   4      27  16

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Kessinger-Beckert-Hickman.
E: Santo (5), Hickman (4), Kessinger (10).

BATTING - 
2B: Williams (7,off Ray).
HR: Monday (10,4th inning off Ray 0 on 2 out).
SH: Hundley (2,off Upshaw); Reuschel 2 (4,off Upshaw,off Gladding).
GDP: Santo (6,off Upshaw).
IBB: Monday (5,by Gladding).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: James (5,2nd base off York/Edwards).
CS: Hundley (3,2nd base by Ray/Edwards).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reuss L(6-2)                  0.1   3   4   4   3   0   0   7
Ray                           3.2   3   1   1   0   2   1  13
Upshaw                        2     3   1   1   0   1   0   8
York                          1     1   0   0   1   1   0   5
Gladding                      1     2   1   1   1   0   0   6
Totals                        8    12   7   7   5   4   1  39

IBB: Gladding (1,Monday).

Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reuschel W(5-3)               9     5   1   1   1   5   0  35


Umpires: HP - Shag Crawford, 1B - Doug Harvey, 2B - Andy Olsen, 3B - Art Williams
Time of Game: 2:26   Attendance: 7759


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Gallagher singled to third; Metzger out on a
sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Gallagher to second]; Wynn
singled to center [Gallagher scored]; Watson singled to right
[Wynn to second]; May reached on an error by Santo [Wynn to
third, Watson to second, May to first]; Rader forced Wynn (third
to catcher) [Watson to third, May to second]; Edwards struck
out; 1 R, 3 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 0.

CUBS 1ST: Monday walked; Beckert singled to left [Monday to
third]; Williams flied out to left; Santo walked [Beckert to
second]; Cardenal singled to center [Monday scored, Beckert
scored, Santo to second]; Hickman walked [Santo to third,
Cardenal to second]; Hundley singled to center [Santo scored,
Cardenal scored, Hickman to second]; RAY REPLACED REUSS
(PITCHING); Kessinger flied out to left; Reuschel grounded out
(shortstop to first); 4 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 4.

ASTROS 2ND: Helms grounded out (shortstop to first); Ray struck
out; Gallagher grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 4.

CUBS 2ND: Monday was called out on strikes; Beckert grounded out
(shortstop to first); Williams doubled to right; Santo popped to
third; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 4.

ASTROS 3RD: Metzger reached on an error by Hickman [Metzger to
first]; Wynn grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Metzger out at second]; Watson grounded out (first to
pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 4.

CUBS 3RD: Cardenal grounded out (second to first); Hickman lined
to third; Hundley singled to third; Hundley was caught stealing
second (catcher to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Cubs 4.

ASTROS 4TH: May flied out to right; Rader lined to shortstop;
Edwards grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Cubs 4.

CUBS 4TH: Kessinger grounded out (pitcher to first); Reuschel
struck out; Monday homered; Beckert popped to third; 1 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 5.

ASTROS 5TH: Helms walked; STEWART BATTED FOR RAY; Stewart
singled to left [Helms to second]; Gallagher struck out; Metzger
grounded out (pitcher to first) [Helms to third, Stewart to
second]; Wynn struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs
5.

CUBS 5TH: UPSHAW REPLACED STEWART (PITCHING); Williams singled
to right; Santo grounded into a double play (shortstop to second
to first) [Williams out at second]; HISER BATTED FOR CARDENAL;
Hiser flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 5.

ASTROS 6TH: HISER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); Watson singled to
center; May popped to second; Rader popped to second; Edwards
forced Watson (second to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 1, Cubs 5.

CUBS 6TH: Hickman singled to third; Hundley out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to first) [Hickman to second]; Kessinger singled
to right [Hickman scored]; Reuschel out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [Kessinger to second]; Monday struck out; 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 6.

ASTROS 7TH: Helms grounded out (shortstop to first); AGEE BATTED
FOR UPSHAW; Agee lined to pitcher; Gallagher reached on an error
by Kessinger [Gallagher to first]; Metzger forced Gallagher
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 6.

CUBS 7TH: YORK REPLACED AGEE (PITCHING); Beckert grounded out
(second to first); Williams singled to center; JAMES RAN FOR
WILLIAMS; James stole second [James to third (error by
Edwards)]; Santo struck out; Hiser walked; Hickman grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 6.

ASTROS 8TH: JAMES STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Wynn grounded out
(shortstop to first); Watson grounded out (second to first); May
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 6.

CUBS 8TH: GLADDING REPLACED YORK (PITCHING); Hundley made an out
to shortstop; Kessinger singled to left; Reuschel out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Kessinger to second]; Monday
was walked intentionally; Beckert singled to center [Kessinger
scored, Monday to second]; James grounded out (second to first);
1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 7.

ASTROS 9TH: Rader grounded out (third to first); Edwards
grounded out (first to pitcher); Helms flied out to right; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           1   5   1    7
 Cubs             7  12   3    8


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