Houston Astros 4, Chicago Cubs 2
Regular Season Game 24
Played on Tuesday, April 30, 1974 (N) at Astrodome

CHI N    0  2  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  6  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  1  0    1  2  x  -   4  9  2
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Harris 2b                     4   0   1   0       1   0       1   4
Monday cf                     4   0   1   0       0   2       1   0
Madlock 3b                    3   0   1   0       0   0       0   3
Williams 1b                   4   0   1   0       0   0       8   2
Cardenal rf                   3   1   1   0       1   0       4   1
Morales lf                    3   0   0   0       1   1       2   0
Kessinger ss                  3   1   1   1       1   0       3   1
  Burris p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Mitterwald c                  3   0   0   0       0   0       5   0
  Ward ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Stone p                       3   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Pina p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Rosello ss                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   2   6   1       4   4      24  12

FIELDING - 
PB: Mitterwald (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Madlock (3,off Dierker).
3B: Kessinger (1,off Dierker).
HBP: Madlock (2,by Scherman).
GDP: Kessinger (2,off Dierker).
IBB: Cardenal (2,by Scherman).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Harris (2,2nd base off Dierker/Edwards); Cardenal 2 (3,2nd base off Dierker/Edwards
2).
CS: Harris (1,2nd base by Dierker/Edwards).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Milbourne ss                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Kelleher ss                 3   0   2   2       1   0       2   4
Gross rf,lf                   5   0   2   1       0   0       4   0
Cedeno cf                     2   0   0   0       2   0       1   0
Watson lf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Scherman p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
L. May 1b                     3   1   1   0       1   1      11   0
  Helms 2b                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Edwards c                     4   0   1   1       0   0       5   1
Rader 3b                      4   2   1   0       0   1       0   4
Campbell 2b                   1   0   0   0       1   1       2   1
  Menke 2b,1b                 2   1   1   0       0   1       0   1
Dierker p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Gallagher ph,rf             1   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Totals                       32   4   9   4       6   5      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Campbell-Kelleher-L. May.
E: Campbell 2 (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Menke (1,off Stone); L. May (5,off Pina).
IBB: Gallagher (1,by Pina).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Rader (4,2nd base off Pina/Mitterwald).

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Stone                         6.1   5   2   2   3   4   0  26
Pina L(1-2)                   1.1   4   2   2   3   1   0  11
Burris                        0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        8     9   4   4   6   5   0  38

IBB: Pina (2,Gallagher).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker                       7     5   2   0   3   3   0  28
Scherman                      0.1   1   0   0   1   0   0   4
Forsch W(1-1)                 1.2   0   0   0   0   1   0   5
Totals                        9     6   2   0   4   4   0  37

HBP: Scherman (4,Madlock).
IBB: Scherman (1,Cardenal).

Umpires: HP - Nick Colosi, 1B - Art Williams, 2B - Doug Harvey, 3B - Harry Wendelstedt
Time of Game: 2:48   Attendance: 7603


Starting Lineups:

   Chicago Cubs                  Houston Astros           
1. Harris              2b        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        Edwards             c
7. Kessinger           ss        Rader               3b
8. Mitterwald          c         Campbell            2b
9. Stone               p         Dierker             p

CUBS 1ST: Harris walked; Harris stole second; Monday was called
out on strikes; Madlock grounded out (third to first) [Harris to
third]; Williams flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs
0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Milbourne singled to left; Gross forced Milbourne
(second to shortstop); Mitterwald allowed a passed ball [Gross
to second]; Cedeno walked; Watson lined to right; L. May struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

CUBS 2ND: KELLEHER REPLACED MILBOURNE (PLAYING SS); Cardenal
reached on an error by Campbell [Cardenal to first]; Cardenal
stole second; Morales grounded out (shortstop to first);
Kessinger tripled to center [Cardenal scored (unearned),
Kessinger scored (error by Campbell) (unearned) (no RBI)];
Mitterwald grounded out (shortstop to first); Stone grounded out
(pitcher to first); 2 R (0 ER), 1 H, 2 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros
0.

ASTROS 2ND: Edwards lined to right; Rader struck out; Campbell
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 0.

CUBS 3RD: Harris grounded out (shortstop to first); Monday was
called out on strikes; Madlock doubled to left; Williams flied
out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Dierker struck out; Kelleher grounded out (second to
first); Gross singled to second; Cedeno flied out to right; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 0.

CUBS 4TH: Cardenal popped to second; Morales popped to first;
Kessinger walked; Mitterwald lined to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Watson grounded out (third to first); L. May flied
out to left; Edwards grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 0.

CUBS 5TH: Stone grounded out (third to first); Harris singled to
right; Harris was caught stealing second (catcher to second);
Monday popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Rader singled to center; Campbell walked [Rader to
second]; Dierker flied out to center; Kelleher singled to right
[Rader scored, Campbell to third, Kelleher out at second (right
to third to first to shortstop)]; Gross lined to second; 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 1.

CUBS 6TH: Madlock grounded out (third to first); Williams
singled to center; Cardenal singled to left [Williams to third];
Cardenal stole second; Morales walked; Kessinger grounded into a
double play (second to shortstop to first) [Morales out at
second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Cedeno grounded out (third to first); Watson
grounded out (second to first); L. May walked; Edwards flied out
to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 1.

CUBS 7TH: MENKE REPLACED CAMPBELL (PLAYING 2B); Mitterwald
grounded out (third to first); Stone struck out; Harris popped
to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Rader grounded out (pitcher to first); Menke doubled
to left; GALLAGHER BATTED FOR DIERKER; PINA REPLACED STONE
(PITCHING); Gallagher grounded out (first unassisted) [Menke to
third]; Kelleher walked; Gross singled to center [Menke scored,
Kelleher to second]; Cedeno walked [Kelleher to third, Gross to
second]; Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 3 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 2.

CUBS 8TH: GROSS CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); SCHERMAN
REPLACED WATSON (PITCHING); GALLAGHER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING
RF); Monday singled to center; Madlock was hit by a pitch
[Monday to second]; Williams grounded out (second to first)
[Monday to third, Madlock to second]; Cardenal was walked
intentionally; FORSCH REPLACED SCHERMAN (PITCHING); Morales
struck out; Kessinger lined to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Cubs
2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: L. May doubled to third; Edwards singled to right
[L. May scored]; Rader forced Edwards (first to shortstop);
Rader stole second; Menke was called out on strikes; Gallagher
was walked intentionally; Kelleher singled to left [Rader
scored, Gallagher to second]; BURRIS REPLACED KESSINGER
(PITCHING); ROSELLO REPLACED PINA (PLAYING SS); Gross flied out
to right; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 4.

CUBS 9TH: HELMS REPLACED L. MAY (PLAYING 2B); MENKE CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); WARD BATTED FOR MITTERWALD; Ward flied
out to right; Rosello popped to second; Harris flied out to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             2   6   0    8
 Astros           4   9   2   10


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