Houston Astros 6, Chicago Cubs 4
Regular Season Game 118
Played on Friday, August 10, 1973 (D) at Wrigley Field

HOU N    1  0  2    0  0  1    0  2  0  -   6 11  0
CHI N    0  0  0    0  0  2    1  0  1  -   4  7  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Wynn rf                       5   1   1   0       0   2       0   0
Metzger ss                    4   0   0   0       1   0       1   4
Cedeno cf                     5   2   1   0       0   1       3   0
Watson lf                     5   0   2   2       0   1       1   0
Rader 3b                      4   1   2   1       0   0       0   2
May 1b                        4   0   1   0       0   0       8   0
Edwards c                     2   1   0   0       0   0      11   0
Helms 2b                      3   1   2   2       1   0       3   4
Richard p                     3   0   2   1       0   0       0   0
  Ray p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Forsch p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   6  11   6       2   4      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Rader-Helms-May, Metzger-Helms-May.

BATTING - 
HR: Helms (4,8th inning off Locker 1 on 1 out).
SH: Edwards (2,off Burris).
HBP: Edwards (2,by Locker).
IBB: Helms (9,by Burris).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno (40,2nd base off Hooton/Rudolph).

Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Monday cf                     4   1   1   0       1   3       1   0
Cardenal rf                   4   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Williams lf                   5   1   2   1       0   0       2   1
Hickman 1b                    3   1   0   0       2   1      13   0
Fanzone 3b                    3   0   1   1       2   2       0   4
Kessinger ss                  4   0   1   0       1   1       3   3
Rosello 2b                    2   0   0   0       0   0       3   1
  Bourque ph                  1   0   1   2       0   0       0   0
  Locker p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Thornton ph                 1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Aker p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Rudolph c                     0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Garrett pr,c                3   0   0   0       0   2       3   1
Hooton p                      0   0   0   0       1   0       0   1
  Hiser ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Burris p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Popovich 2b                 1   1   0   0       1   1       0   1
Totals                       32   4   7   4       9  11      27  14

FIELDING - 
E: Fanzone (8).

BATTING - 
2B: Thornton (2,off Forsch).
HBP: Rudolph (1,by Richard).
GDP: Rosello 2 (2,off Richard 2).
Team LOB: 11.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Richard W(4-1)                5.1   2   2   2   6   5   0  23
Ray                           1     2   1   1   2   2   0   7
Forsch SV(1)                  2.2   3   1   1   1   4   0  12
Totals                        9     7   4   4   9  11   0  42

HBP: Richard (1,Rudolph).

Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hooton L(9-11)                5     8   3   2   0   1   0  22
Burris                        1     2   1   1   1   0   0   6
Locker                        2     1   2   2   1   2   1   9
Aker                          1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9    11   6   5   2   4   1  40

WP: Hooton (6), Locker (4).
HBP: Locker (2,Edwards).
IBB: Burris (4,Helms).

Umpires: HP - Bruce Froemming, 1B - Terry Tata, 2B - Ed Vargo, 3B - Paul Pryor
Time of Game: 2:48   Attendance: 18785


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Chicago Cubs             
1. Wynn                rf        Monday              cf
2. Metzger             ss        Cardenal            rf
3. Cedeno              cf        Williams            lf
4. Watson              lf        Hickman             1b
5. Rader               3b        Fanzone             3b
6. May                 1b        Kessinger           ss
7. Edwards             c         Rosello             2b
8. Helms               2b        Rudolph             c
9. Richard             p         Hooton              p

ASTROS 1ST: Wynn struck out; Metzger flied out to left; Cedeno
singled to right; Cedeno stole second; Watson singled to right
[Cedeno scored]; Rader popped to first in foul territory; 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 0.

CUBS 1ST: Monday walked; Cardenal grounded out (third to first)
[Monday to second]; Williams flied out to left; Hickman flied
out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 2ND: May popped to shortstop; Edwards grounded out
(second to first); Helms singled to center; Richard singled to
right [Helms to second]; Richard was picked off first (pitcher
to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 0.

CUBS 2ND: Fanzone walked; Kessinger singled to left [Fanzone to
second]; Rosello grounded into a double play (third to second to
first) [Fanzone to third, Kessinger out at second]; Rudolph was
hit by a pitch; GARRETT RAN FOR RUDOLPH; Hooton walked [Garrett
to second]; Monday struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 1,
Cubs 0.

ASTROS 3RD: GARRETT STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); Wynn singled to
center; Metzger popped to shortstop; Cedeno reached on an error
by Fanzone [Wynn to second, Cedeno to first]; Watson singled to
center [Wynn scored, Cedeno to third]; Rader singled to left
[Cedeno scored (unearned), Watson out at third (left to
second)]; May forced Rader (third to second); 2 R (1 ER), 3 H, 1
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 0.

CUBS 3RD: Cardenal grounded out (shortstop to first); Williams
grounded out (shortstop to first); Hickman struck out; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Edwards flied out to left; Helms grounded out
(shortstop to first); Richard singled to center; Hooton threw a
wild pitch [Richard to second]; Wynn grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 0.

CUBS 4TH: Fanzone struck out; Kessinger walked; Rosello grounded
into a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Kessinger out
at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Metzger grounded out (catcher to first); Cedeno
popped to first; Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 0.

CUBS 5TH: Garrett grounded out (second to first); HISER BATTED
FOR HOOTON; Hiser was called out on strikes; Monday struck out;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 6TH: BURRIS REPLACED HISER (PITCHING); Rader singled to
left; May singled to left [Rader to second]; Edwards out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Rader to third, May to
second]; Helms was walked intentionally; Richard grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Rader scored, May to third, Helms to
second]; Wynn grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 4, Cubs 0.

CUBS 6TH: Cardenal grounded out (shortstop to first); Williams
singled to right; Hickman walked [Williams to second]; Fanzone
walked [Williams to third, Hickman to second]; RAY REPLACED
RICHARD (PITCHING); Kessinger popped to shortstop in foul
territory; BOURQUE BATTED FOR ROSELLO; Bourque singled to right
[Williams scored, Hickman scored, Fanzone to third]; Garrett
struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Cubs 2.

ASTROS 7TH: LOCKER REPLACED BOURQUE (PITCHING); POPOVICH
REPLACED BURRIS (PLAYING 2B); Metzger walked; Cedeno grounded
out (third to first) [Metzger to second]; Watson struck out;
Rader flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Cubs
2.

CUBS 7TH: Popovich walked; Monday was called out on strikes;
Cardenal walked [Popovich to second]; Williams singled to right
[Popovich scored, Cardenal to third]; FORSCH REPLACED RAY
(PITCHING); Hickman popped to second; Fanzone was called out on
strikes; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Cubs 3.

ASTROS 8TH: May flied out to right; Edwards was hit by a pitch;
Locker threw a wild pitch [Edwards to second]; Helms homered
[Edwards scored]; Forsch popped to shortstop; Wynn struck out; 2
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Cubs 3.

CUBS 8TH: Kessinger grounded out (second to first); THORNTON
BATTED FOR LOCKER; Thornton doubled to left; Garrett struck out;
Popovich struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Cubs 3.

ASTROS 9TH: AKER REPLACED THORNTON (PITCHING); Metzger grounded
out (second to first); Cedeno struck out; Watson grounded out
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Cubs 3.

CUBS 9TH: Monday singled to right; Cardenal flied out to center;
Williams flied out to center; Hickman walked [Monday to second];
Fanzone singled to center [Monday scored, Hickman to second];
Kessinger was called out on strikes; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 6, Cubs 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           6  11   0    7
 Cubs             4   7   1   11


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