Chicago Cubs 3, Houston Astros 0
Regular Season Game 61
Played on Tuesday, June 12, 1973 (N) at Astrodome

CHI N    0  0  0    0  0  3    0  0  0  -   3  5  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  3  1
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Monday cf                     4   0   0   0       0   2       4   0
Beckert 2b                    4   1   1   0       0   0       1   2
Williams lf                   4   1   1   2       0   2       2   0
Bourque 1b                    3   0   0   0       1   1      14   1
Santo 3b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       1   7
Cardenal rf                   4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Hundley c                     4   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Kessinger ss                  3   1   1   0       0   0       1   4
Reuschel p                    2   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Totals                       32   3   5   2       1   7      27  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Santo-Beckert-Bourque.

BATTING - 
2B: Kessinger (4,off Forsch).
HR: Williams (9,6th inning off Forsch 1 on 2 out).
SH: Reuschel (5,off Forsch).
GDP: Monday (1,off Forsch).
Team LOB: 4.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Wynn rf                       4   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
Metzger ss                    4   0   0   0       0   0       4   2
Cedeno cf                     4   0   2   0       0   0       3   0
Watson lf                     3   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
May 1b                        3   0   1   0       0   0       3   1
Rader 3b                      3   0   0   0       0   0       3   1
Helms 2b                      3   0   0   0       0   1       3   1
Jutze c                       3   0   0   0       0   0       7   0
Forsch p                      1   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
  Stewart ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ray p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   0   3   0       2   3      27   5

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Helms-Metzger-May.
E: Watson (7).

BATTING - 
2B: Cedeno (13,off Reuschel).
GDP: Rader (5,off Reuschel).
Team LOB: 4.

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reuschel W(7-4)               9     3   0   0   2   3   0  31


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Forsch L(6-6)                 8     4   3   3   1   7   1  30
Ray                           1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        9     5   3   3   1   7   1  34


Umpires: HP - Paul Pryor, 1B - Bruce Froemming, 2B - Terry Tata, 3B - Ed Vargo
Time of Game: 1:46   Attendance: 20132


Starting Lineups:

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

CUBS 1ST: Monday struck out; Beckert popped to third; Williams
lined to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Wynn was called out on strikes; Metzger grounded out
(shortstop to first); Cedeno popped to first in foul territory;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

CUBS 2ND: Bourque struck out; Santo flied out to right; Cardenal
was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros
0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); May
grounded out (third to first); Rader flied out to center; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

CUBS 3RD: Hundley popped to shortstop; Kessinger popped to
first; Reuschel struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Helms struck out; Jutze grounded out (first to
pitcher); Forsch walked; Wynn struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cubs 0, Astros 0.

CUBS 4TH: Monday struck out; Beckert reached on an error by
Watson [Beckert to second]; Williams struck out; Bourque
grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Metzger grounded out (third to first); Cedeno
grounded out (third to first); Watson walked; May flied out to
left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

CUBS 5TH: Santo grounded out (third to first); Cardenal flied
out to center; Hundley popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Rader grounded out (third to first); Helms flied out
to center; Jutze grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

CUBS 6TH: Kessinger doubled to right; Reuschel reached on a
fielder's choice on a sacrifice bunt [Kessinger to third];
Monday grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to
first) [Kessinger scored (no RBI), Reuschel out at second];
Beckert singled to center; Williams homered [Beckert scored];
Bourque walked; Santo lined to center; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cubs 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Forsch flied out to center; Wynn grounded out
(shortstop to first); Metzger flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 0.

CUBS 7TH: Cardenal popped to third in foul territory; Hundley
popped to shortstop; Kessinger flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Cedeno singled to left; Watson popped to first in
foul territory; May singled to right [Cedeno to third]; Rader
grounded into a double play (third to second to first) [May out
at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 0.

CUBS 8TH: Reuschel singled to left; Monday popped to second;
Beckert lined to left; Williams struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 8TH: Helms grounded out (shortstop to first); Jutze
popped to third in foul territory; STEWART BATTED FOR FORSCH;
Stewart grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cubs 3, Astros 0.

CUBS 9TH: RAY REPLACED STEWART (PITCHING); Bourque popped to
second; Santo singled to left; Cardenal flied out to center;
Hundley forced Santo (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 9TH: Wynn popped to shortstop; Metzger grounded out
(second to first); Cedeno doubled to right; Watson flied out to
center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 0.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             3   5   0    4
 Astros           0   3   1    4


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