Chicago Cubs 6, Houston Astros 5
Regular Season Game 116
Played on Wednesday, August 14, 1974 (D) at Wrigley Field

HOU N    1  0  2    0  0  0    0  1  1  -   5 13  2
CHI N    4  0  0    0  0  0    2  0  x  -   6  8  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gross rf                      4   0   1   0       1   0       1   0
Metzger ss                    4   1   2   1       1   1       4   4
Cedeno cf                     5   1   1   0       0   1       3   0
L. May 1b                     3   0   2   1       1   0       7   0
  Howard pr,lf                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
M. May c                      4   1   2   0       1   0       3   1
  Milbourne pr                0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Watson lf,1b                  5   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Rader 3b                      5   0   1   1       0   2       0   3
Helms 2b                      5   0   1   0       0   1       1   3
Wilson p                      2   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Gallagher ph                1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  York p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Totals                       39   5  13   3       4   5      24  12

FIELDING - 
E: Watson (4), Rader (13).

BATTING - 
2B: L. May (22,off Stone); Wilson (4,off Stone); M. May 2 (11,off Stone,off
Zamora); Gallagher (2,off Zamora).
3B: Watson (4,off Frailing).
SH: Wilson (7,off Stone).
Team LOB: 12.

Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Kessinger ss                  4   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Cardenal rf                   2   2   1   1       2   0       7   0
Williams lf                   3   1   2   0       1   0       2   1
  Tyrone pr,lf                0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Thornton 1b                   3   1   1   1       1   0       8   2
Morales cf                    4   0   1   2       0   1       2   0
Madlock 3b                    3   0   0   1       0   0       0   1
Sperring 2b                   2   0   0   0       2   0       2   2
Swisher c                     4   0   1   0       0   1       5   0
Stone p                       3   0   1   0       0   1       0   2
  Frailing p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Zamora p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Todd p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       29   6   8   5       6   3      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Williams-Thornton.
E: Cardenal (10), Stone (2).

BATTING - 
3B: Kessinger (5,off Wilson).
SH: Kessinger (6,off Wilson).
SF: Madlock (4,off Wilson).
IBB: Williams (12,by Wilson).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cardenal (19,2nd base off Wilson/M. May).
CS: Morales (9,2nd base by Forsch/M. May).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wilson L(8-10)                6     6   6   5   6   3   0  30
Forsch                        1     1   0   0   0   0   0   3
York                          1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        8     8   6   5   6   3   0  37

Wilson faced 2 batters in the 7th inning
WP: Wilson (2).
IBB: Wilson (2,Williams).

Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Stone W(4-4)                  6     8   3   1   4   2   0  31
Frailing                      0.2   1   0   0   0   0   0   2
Zamora                        2     4   2   2   0   3   0  10
Todd SV(1)                    0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        9    13   5   3   4   5   0  44

Stone faced 1 batter in the 7th inning

Umpires: HP - Shag Crawford, 1B - John Kibler, 2B - Terry Tata, 3B - Dutch Rennert
Time of Game: 2:46   Attendance: 10987


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Chicago Cubs             
1. Gross               rf        Kessinger           ss
2. Metzger             ss        Cardenal            rf
3. Cedeno              cf        Williams            lf
4. L. May              1b        Thornton            1b
5. M. May              c         Morales             cf
6. Watson              lf        Madlock             3b
7. Rader               3b        Sperring            2b
8. Helms               2b        Swisher             c
9. Wilson              p         Stone               p

ASTROS 1ST: Gross grounded out (pitcher to first); Metzger
struck out; Cedeno singled to left; L. May doubled to right
[Cedeno scored]; L. May was picked off second but was safe on an
error by Stone [L. May to third]; M. May walked; Watson lined to
first; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 0.

CUBS 1ST: Kessinger tripled to right; Cardenal singled to right
[Kessinger scored]; Williams singled to right [Cardenal to
second]; Thornton singled to left [Cardenal scored, Williams to
third (error by Watson), Thornton to second]; Morales grounded
out (shortstop to first) [Williams scored, Thornton to third];
Madlock hit a sacrifice fly to center [Thornton scored
(unearned)]; Sperring walked; Swisher struck out; 4 R (3 ER), 4
H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 4.

ASTROS 2ND: Rader grounded out (third to first); Helms flied out
to center; Wilson doubled to left; Gross flied out to left; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 4.

CUBS 2ND: Stone singled to center; Kessinger out on a sacrifice
bunt (third to second) [Stone to second]; Cardenal made an out
to shortstop; Williams was walked intentionally; Thornton walked
[Stone to third, Williams to second]; Morales was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 4.

ASTROS 3RD: Metzger walked; Cedeno made an out to second; L. May
flied out to right; M. May doubled to center [Metzger to third];
Watson reached on an error by Cardenal [Metzger scored
(unearned) (no RBI), M. May scored (unearned) (no RBI), Watson
to second]; Rader struck out; 2 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 3, Cubs 4.

CUBS 3RD: Madlock flied out to center; Sperring walked; Wilson
threw a wild pitch [Sperring to second]; Swisher flied out to
right; Stone grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 4.

ASTROS 4TH: Helms singled to shortstop; Wilson out on a
sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Helms to second]; Gross
walked; Metzger flied out to center; Cedeno grounded out
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 4.

CUBS 4TH: Kessinger made an out to shortstop; Cardenal walked;
Cardenal stole second; Williams grounded out (second to first)
[Cardenal to third]; Thornton made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 4.

ASTROS 5TH: L. May walked; M. May flied out to right; Watson
grounded out (second to first) [L. May to second]; Rader flied
out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 4.

CUBS 5TH: Morales flied out to center; Madlock grounded out
(third to first); Sperring grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Helms flied out to right; Wilson flied out to right;
Gross singled to left; Metzger singled to center [Gross to
third]; Cedeno flied out to right; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
3, Cubs 4.

CUBS 6TH: Swisher grounded out (third to first); Stone was
called out on strikes; Kessinger grounded out (second to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 4.

ASTROS 7TH: L. May singled to right; FRAILING REPLACED STONE
(PITCHING); HOWARD RAN FOR L. MAY; M. May lined into a double
play (left to first) [Howard out at first]; Watson tripled to
center; ZAMORA REPLACED FRAILING (PITCHING); Rader was called
out on strikes; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 4.

CUBS 7TH: HOWARD STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); WATSON CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); Cardenal walked; Williams singled to
right [Cardenal scored (error by Rader), Williams to second];
FORSCH REPLACED WILSON (PITCHING); TYRONE RAN FOR WILLIAMS; On a
bunt Thornton popped to pitcher in foul territory; Morales
singled to right [Tyrone scored]; Morales was caught stealing
second (catcher to shortstop); Madlock grounded out (second to
first); 2 R, 2 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 6.

ASTROS 8TH: TYRONE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Helms struck
out; GALLAGHER BATTED FOR FORSCH; Gallagher doubled to right;
Gross grounded out (pitcher to second to first) [Gallagher to
third]; Metzger singled to center [Gallagher scored]; Cedeno
struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Cubs 6.

CUBS 8TH: YORK REPLACED GALLAGHER (PITCHING); Sperring grounded
out (shortstop to first); Swisher singled; On a bunt Zamora made
an out to pitcher; Kessinger grounded out (pitcher to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Cubs 6.

ASTROS 9TH: On a bunt Howard grounded out (pitcher to first); M.
May doubled to right; MILBOURNE RAN FOR M. MAY; Watson flied out
to right; Rader singled to center [Milbourne scored]; TODD
REPLACED ZAMORA (PITCHING); Helms grounded out (first to
pitcher); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Cubs 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5  13   2   12
 Cubs             6   8   2    7


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