Chicago Cubs 4, Houston Astros 3 (10 innings)
Regular Season Game 131
Played on Saturday, August 25, 1973 (N) at Astrodome

CHI N    0  0  0    0  2  1    0  0  0    1  -   4 12  1
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    3  0  0    0  -   3  9  0
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Kessinger ss                  6   1   1   0       0   2       2   5
Monday cf                     4   1   2   2       1   1       1   0
Williams 1b                   5   0   2   0       0   0      14   0
Carty lf                      5   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
  Hiser lf                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Santo 3b                      5   1   1   0       0   1       0   6
Cardenal rf                   4   1   2   0       1   0       0   0
Popovich 2b                   4   0   2   0       1   0       3   5
Hundley c                     4   0   2   2       1   0       7   0
Reuschel p                    2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Bourque ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Locker p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       40   4  12   4       4   5      30  17

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Kessinger-Popovich-Williams.
E: Popovich (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Cardenal (31,off Roberts); Santo (25,off Roberts); Williams (18,off Roberts).
HR: Monday (22,5th inning off Roberts 1 on 1 out).
SH: Reuschel (8,off Roberts); Locker (1,off Ray).
GDP: Carty (3,off Roberts).
IBB: Hundley (5,by Roberts).
Team LOB: 12.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gallagher rf                  5   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
Metzger ss                    4   0   1   0       0   1       1   8
Cedeno cf                     4   1   1   0       1   1       7   0
Watson lf                     5   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Rader 3b                      3   1   1   1       1   1       0   1
May 1b                        4   0   0   0       0   2       9   0
Helms 2b                      4   1   1   1       0   0       6   2
Jutze c                       4   0   3   0       0   0       5   0
Roberts p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Stewart ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wynn ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ray p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       37   3   9   2       2   7      30  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Metzger-Helms-May.

BATTING - 
2B: Rader (21,off Reuschel); Helms (24,off Reuschel).
SH: Metzger (11,off Locker).
HBP: Rader (3,by Reuschel).
GDP: Wynn (10,off Locker).
IBB: Cedeno (7,by Locker); Rader (6,by Locker).
Team LOB: 8.

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reuschel                      7     5   3   2   0   5   0  27
Locker W(7-5)                 3     4   0   0   2   2   0  14
Totals                       10     9   3   2   2   7   0  41

WP: Reuschel 2 (8).
HBP: Reuschel (5,Rader).
IBB: Locker 2 (8,Cedeno,Rader).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Roberts                       7     7   3   3   4   2   1  32
Forsch                        2     2   0   0   0   2   0   8
Ray L(6-2)                    1     3   1   1   0   1   0   6
Totals                       10    12   4   4   4   5   1  46

IBB: Roberts (7,Hundley).

Umpires: HP - Ed Sudol, 1B - Chris Pelekoudas, 2B - Nick Colosi, 3B - John McSherry
Time of Game: 2:48   Attendance: 17103


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. Reuschel            p         Roberts             p

CUBS 1ST: Kessinger struck out; Monday singled to left; Williams
forced Monday (second to shortstop); Carty forced Williams
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Gallagher struck out; Metzger grounded out (second
to first); Cedeno grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

CUBS 2ND: Santo flied out to center; Cardenal doubled to left;
Popovich grounded out (shortstop to first); Hundley was walked
intentionally; Reuschel struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs
0, Astros 0.

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

CUBS 3RD: Kessinger grounded out (shortstop to first); Monday
walked; Williams singled to second [Monday to second]; Carty
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Williams out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros
0.

ASTROS 3RD: Helms grounded out (third to first); Jutze grounded
out (third to first); Roberts struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cubs 0, Astros 0.

CUBS 4TH: Santo grounded out (shortstop to first); Cardenal
grounded out (shortstop to first); Popovich walked; Hundley
flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Gallagher grounded out (shortstop to first); Metzger
struck out; Cedeno struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0,
Astros 0.

CUBS 5TH: Reuschel grounded out (shortstop to first); Kessinger
singled to shortstop; Monday homered [Kessinger scored];
Williams lined to center; Carty grounded out (shortstop to
first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Watson flied out to center; Rader was hit by a
pitch; Reuschel threw a wild pitch [Rader to second]; May popped
to shortstop; Helms grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 0.

CUBS 6TH: Santo doubled to left; Cardenal walked; Popovich flied
out to left [Santo to third]; Hundley reached on a fielder's
choice [Santo scored, Cardenal to second]; Reuschel out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Cardenal to third, Hundley
to second]; Kessinger grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Jutze singled to center; Roberts forced Jutze
(second to shortstop); Gallagher forced Roberts (third to
second); Metzger flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs
3, Astros 0.

CUBS 7TH: Monday flied out to center; Williams doubled to
center; Carty flied out to center; Santo grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Cedeno singled to right; Watson grounded out (first
unassisted) [Cedeno to second]; Rader doubled to left [Cedeno
scored]; May struck out; Helms doubled to left [Rader scored];
Jutze singled to second [Helms scored (error by Popovich)
(unearned) (no RBI)]; STEWART BATTED FOR ROBERTS; Reuschel threw
a wild pitch [Jutze to second]; Stewart grounded out (shortstop
to first); 3 R (2 ER), 4 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 3.

CUBS 8TH: FORSCH REPLACED STEWART (PITCHING); Cardenal popped to
second; Popovich singled to center; Hundley singled to left
[Popovich to second]; BOURQUE BATTED FOR REUSCHEL; Bourque
popped to second; Kessinger struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Cubs 3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: LOCKER REPLACED BOURQUE (PITCHING); Gallagher
singled to center; Metzger out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to
second) [Gallagher to second]; Cedeno was walked intentionally;
Watson grounded out (second to first) [Gallagher to third,
Cedeno to second]; Rader was walked intentionally; May struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 3.

CUBS 9TH: Monday struck out; Williams lined to left; Carty flied
out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 9TH: Helms grounded out (shortstop to first); Jutze
singled to left; WYNN BATTED FOR FORSCH; Wynn grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Jutze out at
second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 3.

CUBS 10TH: RAY REPLACED WYNN (PITCHING); Santo struck out;
Cardenal singled to shortstop; Popovich singled to right
[Cardenal to third]; Hundley singled to center [Cardenal scored,
Popovich to second]; Locker out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to
second) [Popovich to third, Hundley to second]; Kessinger flied
out to center; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 3.

ASTROS 10TH: HISER REPLACED CARTY (PLAYING LF); Gallagher
grounded out (second to first); Metzger singled to center;
Cedeno flied out to left; Watson singled to right [Metzger to
third]; Rader struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros
3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             4  12   1   12
 Astros           3   9   0    8


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