Houston Astros 18, Chicago Cubs 2
Regular Season Game 23
Played on Monday, April 29, 1974 (N) at Astrodome

CHI N    0  1  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  7  1
HOU N    5  1  0    1  0  9    2  0  x  -  18 20  1
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Kessinger ss                  3   0   1   0       1   1       1   3
Monday cf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
Madlock 3b                    4   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Williams 1b                   2   0   0   0       2   0       4   0
  Ward pr,lf                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Cardenal rf                   4   1   1   0       0   0       3   0
  Garrett 1b                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Morales lf,rf                 4   1   1   0       0   0       2   0
Mitterwald c                  4   0   2   1       0   0       6   0
Harris 2b                     4   0   2   1       0   0       3   1
Bonham p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hutson p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Alexander ph                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Todd p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Thornton ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Burris p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Fanzone ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hooton p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Kremmel p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Rosello ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   2   7   2       3   3      24   6

FIELDING - 
E: Mitterwald (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Cardenal (4,off Roberts); Mitterwald (3,off Roberts).
GDP: Cardenal (3,off Roberts); Morales (1,off Roberts).
Team LOB: 7.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Milbourne ss                  3   3   2   1       3   0       0   4
Gross rf,lf                   6   2   3   2       0   0       0   0
Cedeno cf                     4   3   1   0       2   0       2   0
Watson lf                     3   1   2   3       0   0       1   0
  Gallagher pr,rf             2   2   1   0       0   0       0   0
L. May 1b                     5   3   5   4       0   0      10   0
  Menke 1b                    1   0   0   0       0   1       3   1
M. May c                      5   1   1   0       0   1       4   0
  C. Johnson c                1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Rader 3b                      4   1   2   0       1   2       0   3
Campbell 2b                   5   2   2   2       0   0       4   3
Roberts p                     4   0   1   2       0   2       2   4
Totals                       43  18  20  14       6   6      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Roberts-Campbell-L. May, Roberts-Campbell-Menke.
E: Rader (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Campbell (1,off Hooton).
3B: Milbourne (1,off Kremmel).
HR: L. May 2 (4,6th inning off Hooton 1 on 0 out,6th inning off Kremmel 1 on
2 out).
SF: Watson (2,off Burris); Roberts (2,off Kremmel).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno 3 (12,2nd base off Bonham/Mitterwald,2nd base off Todd/Mitterwald,2nd
base off Burris/Mitterwald); Rader (3,2nd base off Todd/Mitterwald).

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bonham L(1-4)                 0.1   3   5   5   2   1   0   7
Hutson                        0.2   1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Todd                          2     2   1   1   2   1   0  10
Burris                        2     3   1   1   1   1   0  10
Hooton                        0     5   5   5   0   0   1   5
Kremmel                       3     6   6   6   1   3   1  16
Totals                        8    20  18  18   6   6   2  51

Hooton faced 5 batters in the 6th inning
WP: Bonham 2 (2), Burris (3), Kremmel 2 (2).
BK: Todd (1).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Roberts W(4-2)                9     7   2   2   3   3   0  36


Umpires: HP - Harry Wendelstedt, 1B - Nick Colosi, 2B - Art Williams, 3B - Doug Harvey
Time of Game: 2:42   Attendance: 8335


Starting Lineups:

   Chicago Cubs                  Houston Astros           
1. Kessinger           ss        Milbourne           ss
2. Monday              cf        Gross               rf
3. Madlock             3b        Cedeno              cf
4. Williams            1b        Watson              lf
5. Cardenal            rf        L. May              1b
6. Morales             lf        M. May              c
7. Mitterwald          c         Rader               3b
8. Harris              2b        Campbell            2b
9. Bonham              p         Roberts             p

CUBS 1ST: Kessinger struck out; Monday popped to second; Madlock
was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros
0.

ASTROS 1ST: Milbourne singled to pitcher; Gross reached on a
fielder's choice [Milbourne to second]; Bonham threw a wild
pitch [Milbourne to third, Gross to second]; Bonham threw a wild
pitch [Milbourne scored, Gross to third]; Cedeno walked; Cedeno
stole second; Watson singled to right [Gross scored, Cedeno
scored]; L. May singled to center [Watson to second]; M. May was
called out on strikes; Rader walked [Watson to third, L. May to
second]; HUTSON REPLACED BONHAM (PITCHING); Campbell forced
Rader (shortstop to second) [Watson scored, L. May to third];
Roberts singled to right [L. May scored, Campbell to third];
Milbourne forced Roberts (shortstop to second); 5 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 5.

CUBS 2ND: Williams walked; Cardenal grounded into a double play
(pitcher to second to first) [Williams out at second]; Morales
singled to center; Mitterwald singled to center [Morales to
third]; Harris singled to center [Morales scored, Mitterwald to
second]; ALEXANDER BATTED FOR HUTSON; Alexander was called out
on strikes; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 5.

ASTROS 2ND: TODD REPLACED ALEXANDER (PITCHING); Gross flied out
to center; Debut game for Jim Todd; Cedeno walked; Cedeno
stole second [Cedeno to third (error by Mitterwald)]; Todd
balked [Cedeno scored]; Watson grounded out (pitcher to first);
L. May singled to center; M. May grounded out (second to first);
1 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 6.

CUBS 3RD: Kessinger singled to right; Monday grounded out (first
unassisted) [Kessinger to second]; Madlock grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Kessinger to third]; Williams popped to
second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 6.

ASTROS 3RD: Rader singled to shortstop; Rader stole second;
Campbell flied out to center; Roberts struck out; Milbourne
walked; Gross forced Milbourne (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 6.

CUBS 4TH: Cardenal doubled to center; Morales lined to pitcher;
Mitterwald doubled to left [Cardenal scored]; Harris grounded
out (shortstop to first); THORNTON BATTED FOR TODD; Thornton
flied out to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 6.

ASTROS 4TH: BURRIS REPLACED THORNTON (PITCHING); Cedeno singled
to third; Cedeno stole second; Burris threw a wild pitch [Cedeno
to third]; Watson hit a sacrifice fly to right [Cedeno scored];
L. May singled to left; M. May popped to shortstop; Rader struck
out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 7.

CUBS 5TH: Kessinger walked; Monday grounded out (pitcher to
first) [Kessinger to second]; Madlock flied out to center
[Kessinger to third]; Williams grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 7.

ASTROS 5TH: Campbell popped to first in foul territory; Roberts
popped to first in foul territory; Milbourne walked; Gross
singled to right [Milbourne to third]; Cedeno lined to left; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 7.

CUBS 6TH: Cardenal grounded out (third to first); Morales
reached on an error by Rader [Morales to first]; Mitterwald
flied to left in foul territory; Harris singled to left [Morales
to second]; FANZONE BATTED FOR BURRIS; Fanzone grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 7.

ASTROS 6TH: HOOTON REPLACED FANZONE (PITCHING); Watson singled
to left; GALLAGHER RAN FOR WATSON; L. May homered [Gallagher
scored]; M. May singled to left; Rader singled to center [M. May
to second]; Campbell doubled to left [M. May scored, Rader to
third]; KREMMEL REPLACED HOOTON (PITCHING); Roberts hit a
sacrifice fly to right [Rader scored]; Milbourne walked; Gross
singled to right [Campbell scored, Milbourne to third]; Kremmel
threw a wild pitch [Milbourne scored, Gross to second]; Kremmel
threw a wild pitch [Gross scored]; Cedeno flied out to right;
Gallagher singled to right; L. May homered [Gallagher scored];
M. May flied out to center; 9 R, 8 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2,
Astros 16.

CUBS 7TH: GROSS CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); GALLAGHER STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING RF); Kessinger grounded out (shortstop to
first); Monday popped to catcher in foul territory; Madlock
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2,
Astros 16.

ASTROS 7TH: Rader was called out on strikes; Campbell singled to
left; Roberts struck out; Milbourne tripled to center [Campbell
scored]; Gross singled to center [Milbourne scored]; Cedeno
flied out to left; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 18.

CUBS 8TH: MENKE REPLACED L. MAY (PLAYING 1B); C. JOHNSON
REPLACED M. MAY (PLAYING C ); Williams walked; WARD RAN FOR
WILLIAMS; Cardenal popped to catcher in foul territory; Morales
grounded into a double play (pitcher to second to first) [Ward
out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 18.

ASTROS 8TH: MORALES CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); WARD STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING LF); GARRETT REPLACED CARDENAL (PLAYING 1B);
Gallagher flied out to center; Menke was called out on strikes;
C. Johnson grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cubs 2, Astros 18.

CUBS 9TH: Mitterwald grounded out (pitcher to first); Harris
grounded out (third to first); ROSELLO BATTED FOR KREMMEL;
Rosello grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cubs 2, Astros 18.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             2   7   1    7
 Astros          18  20   1    9


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