Houston Astros 6, Chicago Cubs 4
Regular Season Game 119
Played on Saturday, August 11, 1973 (D) at Wrigley Field

HOU N    0  0  1    1  0  1    3  0  0  -   6 10  1
CHI N    0  0  0    2  1  1    0  0  0  -   4  9  3
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Wynn rf                       5   1   1   0       0   2       1   0
Metzger ss                    5   0   2   0       0   1       1   3
Cedeno cf                     4   1   0   0       1   0       2   0
Watson lf                     4   1   1   0       1   1       3   0
Rader 3b                      4   3   3   0       1   0       0   2
May 1b                        5   0   2   2       0   0      15   0
Edwards c                     4   0   1   0       0   0       5   1
Helms 2b                      3   0   0   1       1   1       0   7
Reuss p                       3   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Dierker p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Forsch p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       38   6  10   3       4   6      27  14

FIELDING - 
E: Metzger (11).

BATTING - 
GDP: May (11,off Aker).
IBB: Helms (10,by Reuschel); Rader (5,by Locker).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Metzger (10,2nd base off Reuschel/Hundley); Wynn (13,2nd base off Reuschel/Hundley).
CS: Cedeno (10,2nd base by Reuschel/Hundley).

Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Monday cf                     3   0   0   0       1   1       4   0
Cardenal rf                   5   1   2   1       0   0       0   0
Williams lf                   4   1   2   2       1   0       0   0
Hickman 1b                    0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
  Thornton ph,1b              4   0   2   0       1   0       7   2
Santo 3b                      3   0   0   0       1   1       0   3
Hundley c                     4   1   1   0       0   3       6   1
Kessinger ss                  4   0   0   0       0   0       5   3
Rosello 2b                    4   0   1   1       0   0       3   4
Reuschel p                    3   1   1   0       0   0       0   1
  Locker p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hiser ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Aker p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       35   4   9   4       4   5      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Aker-Rosello-Thornton.
E: Santo (13), Kessinger (20), Rosello (1).
PB: Hundley (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Thornton (3,off Reuss); Rosello (1,off Reuss).
HR: Williams (14,4th inning off Reuss 1 on 0 out).
SH: Monday (2,off Reuss).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cardenal (14,2nd base off Reuss/Edwards).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reuss                         5.1   8   4   4   2   3   1  26
Dierker W(1-1)                1     1   0   0   2   0   0   6
Forsch SV(2)                  2.2   0   0   0   0   2   0   8
Totals                        9     9   4   4   4   5   1  40


Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reuschel L(12-10)             6.1   8   5   2   2   5   0  31
Locker                        1.2   1   1   1   1   1   0   7
Aker                          1     1   0   0   1   0   0   4
Totals                        9    10   6   3   4   6   0  42

WP: Locker (5).
IBB: Reuschel (2,Helms); Locker (6,Rader).

Umpires: HP - Terry Tata, 1B - Ed Vargo, 2B - Paul Pryor, 3B - Bruce Froemming
Time of Game: 2:57   Attendance: 21818


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        Santo               3b
6. May                 1b        Hundley             c
7. Edwards             c         Kessinger           ss
8. Helms               2b        Rosello             2b
9. Reuss               p         Reuschel            p

ASTROS 1ST: Wynn struck out; Metzger singled to shortstop;
Metzger stole second; Cedeno flied out to center; Watson struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 1ST: Monday grounded out (pitcher to first); Cardenal flied
out to right; Williams grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Rader grounded out (shortstop to first); May popped
to shortstop; Edwards singled to right; Helms grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 2ND: THORNTON BATTED FOR HICKMAN; Thornton doubled to
right; Santo flied out to left; Hundley struck out; Kessinger
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
0, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 3RD: THORNTON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); Reuss struck
out; Wynn singled to center; Wynn stole second; Metzger grounded
out (first unassisted) [Wynn to third]; Cedeno reached on an
error by Santo [Wynn scored (unearned) (no RBI), Cedeno to
first]; Cedeno was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 0.

CUBS 3RD: Rosello grounded out (second to first); Reuschel
grounded out (third to first); Monday grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Watson flied out to center; Rader singled to second;
May singled to left [Rader to second]; Edwards forced May (third
to second) [Rader scored (error by Rosello) (unearned) (no RBI),
Edwards to second]; Helms was walked intentionally; Reuss forced
Helms (shortstop to second); 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 2, Cubs 0.

CUBS 4TH: Cardenal singled to center; Williams homered [Cardenal
scored]; Thornton singled to left; Santo flied out to left;
Hundley struck out; Kessinger grounded out (second to first); 2
R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Wynn struck out; Metzger singled to center; Cedeno
flied out to center; Watson grounded out (second to first); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 2.

CUBS 5TH: Rosello grounded out (second to first); Reuschel
singled to third; Monday out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to
first) [Reuschel to second]; Cardenal singled to right [Reuschel
scored]; Cardenal stole second; Williams walked; Thornton walked
[Cardenal to third, Williams to second]; Santo struck out; 1 R,
2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Rader singled to left; May reached on an error by
Kessinger [Rader to second, May to first]; Edwards forced May
(first to shortstop) [Rader to third]; Helms reached on a
fielder's choice [Rader scored (unearned), Edwards to second];
On a bunt Reuss forced Edwards (pitcher to shortstop) [Helms to
second]; Wynn grounded out (third to first); 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 3.

CUBS 6TH: Hundley singled to left; Kessinger popped to first in
foul territory; Rosello doubled to left [Hundley scored];
DIERKER REPLACED REUSS (PITCHING); Reuschel grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Rosello to third (error by Metzger)];
Monday walked; Cardenal grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 2
H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 4.

ASTROS 7TH: Metzger struck out; Cedeno walked; Watson singled to
center [Cedeno to second]; LOCKER REPLACED REUSCHEL (PITCHING);
Hundley allowed a passed ball [Cedeno to third, Watson to
second]; Rader was walked intentionally; Locker threw a wild
pitch [Cedeno scored, Watson to third, Rader to second]; May
singled to center [Watson scored, Rader scored]; Edwards forced
May (first to shortstop); Helms struck out; 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 6, Cubs 4.

CUBS 7TH: Williams singled to pitcher; Thornton flied out to
left; Santo walked [Williams to second]; FORSCH REPLACED DIERKER
(PITCHING); Hundley struck out; Kessinger flied out to center; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 6, Cubs 4.

ASTROS 8TH: Forsch grounded out (second to first); Wynn grounded
out (shortstop to first); Metzger grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Cubs 4.

CUBS 8TH: Rosello flied out to center; HISER BATTED FOR LOCKER;
Hiser grounded out (second to first); Monday struck out; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Cubs 4.

ASTROS 9TH: AKER REPLACED HISER (PITCHING); Cedeno flied out to
center; Watson walked; Rader singled to left [Watson to second];
May grounded into a double play (pitcher to second to first)
[Rader out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Cubs 4.

CUBS 9TH: Cardenal popped to shortstop; Williams grounded out
(second to first); Thornton grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Cubs 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           6  10   1    9
 Cubs             4   9   3    9


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