Houston Astros 4, Chicago Cubs 2
Regular Season Game 130
Played on Friday, August 24, 1973 (N) at Astrodome

CHI N    0  0  2    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   2 10  1
HOU N    2  1  0    0  0  0    0  1  x  -   4  7  0
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Kessinger ss                  5   1   2   0       0   0       3   2
Monday cf                     5   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Williams 1b                   4   0   2   0       1   0       9   0
Carty lf                      3   0   1   1       1   0       4   0
  Alexander pr                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hiser lf                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Thornton ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Santo 3b                      4   0   0   1       0   0       0   3
Cardenal rf                   3   0   1   0       1   0       2   0
Popovich 2b                   4   0   1   0       0   0       1   5
Hundley c                     4   0   1   0       0   2       3   0
Hooton p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Fanzone ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Burris p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hickman ph                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Rosello pr                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   2  10   2       3   5      24  10

FIELDING - 
E: Hooton (3).

BATTING - 
IBB: Cardenal (7,by Reuss).
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cardenal (16,2nd base off Reuss/Jutze).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gallagher rf,lf               3   1   2   1       0   0       4   0
Metzger ss                    4   0   0   0       0   0       1   5
Cedeno cf                     2   1   1   0       2   0       1   0
Watson lf,1b                  4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Rader 3b                      4   1   2   2       0   1       3   2
May 1b                        4   0   0   0       0   1       9   0
  Wynn rf                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Helms 2b                      2   1   0   0       2   0       2   0
Jutze c                       4   0   2   1       0   0       6   0
Reuss p                       3   0   0   0       0   1       0   4
Totals                       30   4   7   4       4   3      27  11

BATTING - 
2B: Cedeno (26,off Hooton); Rader (20,off Burris).
SH: Reuss (7,off Hooton).
SF: Gallagher (2,off Hooton).
IBB: Cedeno (6,by Hooton); Helms (11,by Burris).
Team LOB: 8.

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hooton L(10-12)               6     4   3   3   3   2   0  26
Burris                        2     3   1   1   1   1   0  10
Totals                        8     7   4   4   4   3   0  36

WP: Hooton (7).
IBB: Hooton (4,Cedeno); Burris (6,Helms).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reuss W(14-9)                 9    10   2   2   3   5   0  40

IBB: Reuss (5,Cardenal).

Umpires: HP - John McSherry, 1B - Ed Sudol, 2B - Chris Pelekoudas, 3B - Nick Colosi
Time of Game: 2:32   Attendance: 13768


Starting Lineups:

   Chicago Cubs                  Houston Astros           
1. Kessinger           ss        Gallagher           rf
2. Monday              cf        Metzger             ss
3. Williams            1b        Cedeno              cf
4. Carty               lf        Watson              lf
5. Santo               3b        Rader               3b
6. Cardenal            rf        May                 1b
7. Popovich            2b        Helms               2b
8. Hundley             c         Jutze               c
9. Hooton              p         Reuss               p

CUBS 1ST: Kessinger singled to left; Monday forced Kessinger
(pitcher to shortstop); Williams popped to third in foul
territory; Carty walked [Monday to second]; Santo forced Carty
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Gallagher singled to left; Metzger flied out to
center; Cedeno walked [Gallagher to second]; Watson grounded out
(third to first) [Gallagher to third, Cedeno to second]; Rader
singled to right [Gallagher scored, Cedeno scored]; May struck
out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 2.

CUBS 2ND: Cardenal singled to left; Popovich flied out to right;
Hundley struck out; Hooton grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Helms walked; Jutze singled to pitcher [Helms to
second]; Reuss reached on an error by Hooton on a sacrifice bunt
[Helms to third, Jutze to second, Reuss to first]; Gallagher hit
a sacrifice fly to left [Helms scored]; Hooton threw a wild
pitch [Jutze to third, Reuss to second]; Metzger grounded out
(second to first); Cedeno was walked intentionally; Watson flied
out to right; 1 R, 1 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 3.

CUBS 3RD: Kessinger singled to right; On a bunt Monday singled
to catcher [Kessinger to second]; Williams walked [Kessinger to
third, Monday to second]; Carty grounded out (pitcher to first)
[Kessinger scored, Monday to third, Williams to second]; Santo
grounded out (shortstop to first) [Monday scored]; Cardenal was
walked intentionally; Popovich flied out to right; 2 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Rader struck out; May flied out to left; Helms
popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 3.

CUBS 4TH: Hundley struck out; Hooton struck out; Kessinger
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs
2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Jutze flied out to right; Reuss flied to left in
foul territory; Gallagher popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 3.

CUBS 5TH: Monday flied out to center; Williams lined to right;
Carty grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs
2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Metzger flied out to left; Cedeno doubled to left;
Watson lined to second; Rader grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 3.

CUBS 6TH: Santo flied out to left; Cardenal popped to first in
foul territory; Popovich singled to left; Hundley grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: May grounded out (third to first); Helms grounded
out (shortstop to first); Jutze grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 3.

CUBS 7TH: FANZONE BATTED FOR HOOTON; Fanzone struck out;
Kessinger grounded out (shortstop to first); Monday grounded out
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: BURRIS REPLACED FANZONE (PITCHING); Reuss grounded
out (second to first); Gallagher singled to right; Metzger
forced Gallagher (second to shortstop); Cedeno grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 3.

CUBS 8TH: Williams singled to right; Carty singled to center
[Williams to second]; ALEXANDER RAN FOR CARTY; Santo popped to
catcher in foul territory; Cardenal forced Alexander (shortstop
to second) [Williams to third]; Cardenal stole second; Popovich
flied out to right; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: HISER REPLACED ALEXANDER (PLAYING LF); Watson
grounded out (second to first); Rader doubled to left; May lined
to left; Helms was walked intentionally; Jutze singled to center
[Rader scored, Helms to third]; Reuss was called out on strikes;
1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 4.

CUBS 9TH: WYNN REPLACED MAY (PLAYING RF); GALLAGHER CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); WATSON CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B);
Hundley singled to center; HICKMAN BATTED FOR BURRIS; Hickman
singled to left [Hundley to second]; ROSELLO RAN FOR HICKMAN; On
a bunt Kessinger popped to third in foul territory; Monday
popped to third; Williams singled to second [Hundley to third,
Rosello to second]; THORNTON BATTED FOR HISER; Thornton struck
out; 0 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             2  10   1   11
 Astros           4   7   0    8


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