Chicago Cubs 16, Houston Astros 8
Regular Season Game 51
Played on Thursday, May 31, 1973 (D) at Wrigley Field

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  2    3  0  3  -   8 14  3
CHI N   10  0  1    2  0  1    2  0  x  -  16 14  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    4   2   2   0       0   1       0   1
  Crawford p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Jutze ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Alou rf                       5   3   3   3       0   0       1   0
Agee cf                       5   2   3   1       0   1       1   0
Watson lf                     3   0   2   2       0   0       1   0
  Gallagher lf                2   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
May 1b                        5   0   1   1       0   1       9   1
Rader 3b                      5   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
Edwards c                     4   0   2   0       0   1       8   0
Helms 2b                      4   1   1   0       0   0       0   1
Roberts p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Ray p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Upshaw p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Stewart ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gladding p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Torres ph,ss                2   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
Totals                       42   8  14   7       0   8      24  10

FIELDING - 
E: Rader 2 (10), Torres (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Edwards 2 (6,off Jenkins 2); Helms (7,off Locker).
HR: Alou (1,7th inning off Jenkins 1 on 2 out); Agee (2,7th inning off Jenkins
0 on 2 out).
Team LOB: 7.

Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Monday cf                     5   2   2   2       1   1       3   0
Beckert 2b                    3   1   0   1       1   1       0   1
  Popovich 2b                 2   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Williams lf                   2   3   2   1       2   0       1   0
  James pr,lf                 1   1   0   0       0   0       2   0
Cardenal rf                   4   2   3   2       0   0       2   0
Santo 3b                      3   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Bourque 1b                  2   0   1   1       0   0       7   0
Fanzone 1b,3b                 5   1   1   3       0   2       2   1
Hundley c                     5   2   2   2       0   1       6   0
  Locker p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Kessinger ss                  5   2   2   1       0   0       1   5
Jenkins p                     3   1   0   0       1   3       0   1
  Rudolph c                   1   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Totals                       41  16  14  14       5   8      27   9

FIELDING - 
E: Popovich (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Cardenal (12,off Upshaw).
HR: Hundley (5,4th inning off Upshaw 0 on 0 out); Monday (11,6th inning off
Gladding 0 on 2 out).
HBP: Cardenal (2,by Roberts).
IBB: Williams (5,by Upshaw).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Roberts L(5-3)                0.2   4   6   0   0   0   0   8
Ray                           0     0   3   3   3   0   0   3
Upshaw                        3.1   7   4   3   2   4   1  20
Gladding                      2     1   1   1   0   3   1   7
Crawford                      2     2   2   0   0   1   0   9
Totals                        8    14  16   3*  5   8   2  47

* - Team earned runs does not equal the composite totals for all pitchers due to instances in which provisions of Section 10.18 (i) of the Scoring rules were applied.
WP: Upshaw (1).
HBP: Roberts (2,Cardenal).
IBB: Upshaw (3,Williams).

Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Jenkins W(6-3)                7    10   5   5   0   6   2  31
Locker SV(5)                  2     4   3   1   0   2   0  11
Totals                        9    14   8   6   0   8   2  42


Umpires: HP - Andy Olsen, 1B - Art Williams, 3B - Shag Crawford
Time of Game: 2:30   Attendance: 10696


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger grounded out (second to first); Alou flied
out to right; Agee was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 1ST: Monday grounded out (pitcher to first); Beckert
grounded out (first to pitcher); Williams singled to left;
Cardenal was hit by a pitch [Williams to second]; Santo reached
on an error by Rader [Williams to third, Cardenal to second,
Santo to first]; Fanzone singled to left [Williams scored
(unearned), Cardenal scored (unearned), Santo to second];
Hundley singled to center [Santo scored (unearned), Fanzone to
third]; Kessinger singled to center [Fanzone scored (unearned),
Hundley to second]; RAY REPLACED ROBERTS (PITCHING); Jenkins
walked [Hundley to third, Kessinger to second]; Monday walked
[Hundley scored (unearned), Kessinger to third, Jenkins to
second]; Beckert walked [Kessinger scored (unearned), Jenkins to
third, Monday to second]; UPSHAW REPLACED RAY (PITCHING); Upshaw
threw a wild pitch [Jenkins scored (unearned, but earned for the
pitcher), Monday to third, Beckert to second]; Williams was
walked intentionally; Cardenal singled to right [Monday scored
(unearned, but earned for the pitcher), Beckert scored
(unearned, but earned for the pitcher), Williams to second];
Santo singled to left [Williams scored (unearned, but earned for
the pitcher), Cardenal to third]; Fanzone popped to first in
foul territory; 10 R (4 ER), 6 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 10.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson singled to shortstop; May flied out to
center; Rader flied out to center; Edwards doubled to left
[Watson to third]; Helms flied out to left; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 10.

CUBS 2ND: Hundley grounded out (pitcher to first); Kessinger
grounded out (shortstop to first); Jenkins struck out; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 10.

ASTROS 3RD: Upshaw grounded out (shortstop to first); Metzger
struck out; Alou popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Cubs 10.

CUBS 3RD: Monday lined to pitcher; Beckert struck out; Williams
walked; Cardenal doubled to center [Williams to third]; Santo
reached on an error by Rader [Williams scored (unearned) (no
RBI), Cardenal to third, Santo to first]; Fanzone struck out; 1
R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 11.

ASTROS 4TH: BOURQUE REPLACED SANTO (PLAYING 1B); FANZONE CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 3B); Agee popped to first in foul territory;
Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); May struck out; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 11.

CUBS 4TH: Hundley homered; Kessinger singled to right; Jenkins
was called out on strikes; Monday singled to center [Kessinger
to third]; Beckert flied out to left; Williams singled to right
[Kessinger scored, Monday to third]; JAMES RAN FOR WILLIAMS;
Cardenal grounded out (third to first); 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 0, Cubs 13.

ASTROS 5TH: JAMES STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); POPOVICH REPLACED
BECKERT (PLAYING 2B); Rader struck out; Edwards doubled to
center; Helms grounded out (pitcher to first) [Edwards to
third]; STEWART BATTED FOR UPSHAW; Stewart grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 13.

CUBS 5TH: GLADDING REPLACED STEWART (PITCHING); Bourque grounded
out (second to first); Fanzone struck out; Hundley struck out; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 13.

ASTROS 6TH: Metzger singled to right; Alou singled to left
[Metzger to second]; Agee singled to pitcher [Metzger to third,
Alou to second]; Watson singled to left [Metzger scored, Alou
scored, Agee to second]; May flied out to right; Rader forced
Watson (shortstop to second) [Agee to third]; Edwards grounded
out (second to first); 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 13.

CUBS 6TH: GALLAGHER REPLACED WATSON (PLAYING LF); Kessinger
flied out to center; Jenkins struck out; Monday homered;
Popovich flied out to left; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Cubs 14.

ASTROS 7TH: Helms grounded out (third to first); TORRES BATTED
FOR GLADDING; Torres struck out; Metzger singled to center; Alou
homered [Metzger scored]; Agee homered; Gallagher struck out; 3
R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Cubs 14.

CUBS 7TH: TORRES STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); CRAWFORD REPLACED
METZGER (PITCHING); James reached on an error by Torres [James
to first]; Cardenal singled to second [James to second]; Bourque
singled to right [James scored (unearned), Cardenal to third];
Fanzone grounded out (shortstop to first) [Cardenal scored
(unearned), Bourque to second]; Hundley flied out to left;
Kessinger flied out to right; 2 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 5, Cubs 16.

ASTROS 8TH: LOCKER REPLACED HUNDLEY (PITCHING); RUDOLPH REPLACED
JENKINS (PLAYING C ); May flied out to left; Rader grounded out
(shortstop to first); Edwards was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Cubs 16.

CUBS 8TH: Rudolph grounded out (pitcher to third to first);
Monday struck out; Popovich grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Cubs 16.

ASTROS 9TH: Helms doubled to right; Torres flied out to left;
JUTZE BATTED FOR CRAWFORD; Jutze struck out; Alou singled to
center [Helms scored]; Agee singled to right [Alou to third];
Gallagher reached on an error by Popovich [Alou scored
(unearned) (no RBI), Agee to second, Gallagher to first]; May
singled to center [Agee scored (unearned), Gallagher to second];
Rader flied out to center; 3 R (1 ER), 4 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
8, Cubs 16.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           8  14   3    7
 Cubs            16  14   1    7


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