Houston Astros 11, Chicago Cubs 7
Regular Season Game 36
Played on Wednesday, May 14, 1975 (D) at Wrigley Field

HOU N    5  0  0    0  0  1    3  2  0  -  11 15  0
CHI N    0  0  0    2  1  2    0  2  0  -   7 13  3
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gross lf                      5   1   1   1       1   0       2   0
Metzger ss                    5   1   4   1       0   0       1   4
Cedeno cf                     5   1   1   0       0   2       2   0
Watson 1b                     4   2   3   3       0   0       7   0
  Cabell 1b                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Cruz rf                       3   1   1   0       1   1       4   0
May c                         4   2   0   0       1   2       6   0
Rader 3b                      4   2   2   5       1   0       1   0
Andrews 2b                    5   1   1   0       0   0       2   4
Griffin p                     3   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Crawford p                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Niekro p                    1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       40  11  15  10       4   6      27   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Andrews-Metzger-Watson.
PB: May 2 (5).

BATTING - 
3B: Metzger (1,off Burris).
HR: Rader 2 (3,1st inning off Burris 1 on 2 out,7th inning off Wilcox 2 on
1 out); Watson (6,8th inning off Knowles 1 on 1 out).
SH: Cruz (1,off Wilcox).
SF: Watson (1,off Burris).
IBB: May (2,by Wilcox).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno (18,2nd base off Frailing/Hosley); Andrews (3,2nd base off Frailing/Hosley).
CS: Watson (3,2nd base by Zahn/Hosley); Cruz (1,2nd base by Frailing/Hosley).

Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Kessinger ss                  4   1   2   0       1   0       1   2
Cardenal lf                   4   1   1   1       1   0       2   0
Madlock 3b                    2   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
  Dunn 3b                     1   1   1   3       0   0       0   4
Monday cf                     4   1   3   1       1   0       2   0
Morales rf                    5   0   1   0       0   1       5   0
LaCock 1b                     4   1   1   1       1   1       9   1
Trillo 2b                     4   0   1   1       1   1       2   2
Hosley c                      5   1   1   0       0   1       6   2
Burris p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Locker p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Garrett ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Zahn p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mitterwald ph               0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Stone pr                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Frailing p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Summers ph                  1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Wilcox p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Thornton ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Knowles p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Sperring ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   7  13   7       6   5      27  13

FIELDING - 
E: Kessinger (4), Monday (2), Hosley (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Madlock (9,off Griffin); LaCock (2,off Griffin); Kessinger (7,off Niekro);
Monday (9,off Niekro).
HR: Dunn (1,5th inning off Griffin 0 on 0 out).
SF: Dunn 2 (2,off Forsch,off Niekro).
GDP: LaCock (4,off Griffin).
Team LOB: 11.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Griffin W(1-5)                5.1   9   5   5   4   0   1  28
Forsch                        0.1   0   0   0   1   0   0   2
Crawford                      0.1   1   0   0   1   0   0   3
Niekro SV(1)                  3     3   2   1   0   5   0  12
Totals                        9    13   7   6   6   5   1  45

Crawford faced 2 batters in the 7th inning
WP: Griffin (2).

Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Burris L(4-2)                 0.2   3   5   2   1   1   1   7
Locker                        1.1   1   0   0   0   1   0   5
Zahn                          2     1   0   0   1   2   0   8
Frailing                      2     4   1   1   1   2   0  10
Wilcox                        1     3   3   3   1   0   1   7
Knowles                       2     3   2   2   0   0   1   9
Totals                        9    15  11   8   4   6   3  46

BK: Locker (1).
IBB: Wilcox (1,May).

Umpires: HP - Paul Runge, 1B - Ed Vargo, 2B - Bruce Froemming, 3B - Art Williams
Ejections: Bill Madlock by Ed Vargo [Call at 1B (Profanity)]
Time of Game: 3:10   Attendance: 8087


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Chicago Cubs             
1. Gross               lf        Kessinger           ss
2. Metzger             ss        Cardenal            lf
3. Cedeno              cf        Madlock             3b
4. Watson              1b        Monday              cf
5. Cruz                rf        Morales             rf
6. May                 c         LaCock              1b
7. Rader               3b        Trillo              2b
8. Andrews             2b        Hosley              c
9. Griffin             p         Burris              p

ASTROS 1ST: Gross walked; Metzger tripled to center [Gross
scored]; Cedeno struck out; Watson hit a sacrifice fly to right
[Metzger scored]; Cruz singled to right; May reached on an error
by Monday [Cruz scored (unearned) (no RBI), May to third]; Rader
homered (unearned) [May scored (unearned)]; LOCKER REPLACED
BURRIS (PITCHING); Andrews flied out to center; 5 R (2 ER), 3 H,
1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Cubs 0.

CUBS 1ST: Kessinger grounded out (shortstop to first); Cardenal
popped to third in foul territory; Madlock doubled to left;
Monday walked; Morales forced Monday (second unassisted); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Griffin struck out; Gross grounded out (second to
first); Metzger singled to center; Locker balked [Metzger to
second]; Cedeno grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 5, Cubs 0.

CUBS 2ND: LaCock flied out to right; Trillo walked; Hosley
popped to catcher; GARRETT BATTED FOR LOCKER; Garrett grounded
out (second to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 3RD: ZAHN REPLACED GARRETT (PITCHING); Watson singled to
left; Watson was caught stealing second but was safe at second
(error by Kessinger; assist by Hosley); Cruz struck out; May
struck out; Rader walked; Andrews grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Cubs 0.

CUBS 3RD: Kessinger grounded out (second to first); Cardenal
flied out to right; Madlock grounded out (shortstop to
first); Bill Madlock ejected by 1B umpire Ed Vargo; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 4TH: DUNN REPLACED MADLOCK (PLAYING 3B); Griffin flied
out to center; Gross grounded out (second to first); Metzger
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5,
Cubs 0.

CUBS 4TH: Monday singled to center; Morales flied out to center;
LaCock doubled to right [Monday scored]; Griffin threw a wild
pitch [LaCock to third]; Trillo singled to center [LaCock
scored]; Hosley flied out to center; MITTERWALD BATTED FOR ZAHN;
Mitterwald walked [Trillo to second]; STONE RAN FOR MITTERWALD;
On a bunt Kessinger singled to third [Trillo to third, Stone to
second]; Cardenal flied out to right; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. 
Astros 5, Cubs 2.

ASTROS 5TH: FRAILING REPLACED STONE (PITCHING); Cedeno singled
to center; Cedeno stole second; Watson popped to first; Cruz
walked; Cruz was picked off and caught stealing second (catcher
to first to shortstop) [Cedeno stayed at second]; May struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Cubs 2.

CUBS 5TH: Dunn homered; Monday singled to first; Morales popped
to second; LaCock grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [Monday out at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 5, Cubs 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Rader flied out to right; Andrews singled to right;
Andrews stole second [Andrews to third (error by Hosley)];
Griffin flied out to right; Gross singled to center [Andrews
scored]; Metzger singled to left [Gross to third]; Cedeno struck
out; 1 R, 3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 6, Cubs 3.

CUBS 6TH: Trillo popped to first; Hosley singled to left;
SUMMERS BATTED FOR FRAILING; Summers singled to pitcher [Hosley
to second]; Kessinger walked [Hosley to third, Summers to
second]; FORSCH REPLACED GRIFFIN (PITCHING); Cardenal walked
[Hosley scored, Summers to third, Kessinger to second]; Dunn hit
a sacrifice fly to left [Summers scored]; CRAWFORD REPLACED
FORSCH (PITCHING); Monday grounded out (second to first); 2 R, 2
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 6, Cubs 5.

ASTROS 7TH: WILCOX REPLACED SUMMERS (PITCHING); Watson singled
to right; Cruz out on a sacrifice bunt (third to first) [Watson
to second]; May was walked intentionally; Rader homered [Watson
scored, May scored]; Andrews lined to right; Crawford singled to
right; Gross flied out to left; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 9,
Cubs 5.

CUBS 7TH: Morales singled to pitcher; LaCock walked [Morales to
second]; NIEKRO REPLACED CRAWFORD (PITCHING); Trillo grounded
out (first unassisted) [Morales to third, LaCock to second];
Hosley struck out; THORNTON BATTED FOR WILCOX; Thornton struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 9, Cubs 5.

ASTROS 8TH: KNOWLES REPLACED THORNTON (PITCHING); Metzger
singled to right; Cedeno forced Metzger (third to second);
Watson homered [Cedeno scored]; Cruz grounded out (pitcher to
first); May flied out to right; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
11, Cubs 5.

CUBS 8TH: CABELL REPLACED WATSON (PLAYING 1B); Kessinger doubled
to center; Cardenal singled to center [Kessinger to third]; Dunn
hit a sacrifice fly to left [Kessinger scored]; May allowed a
passed ball [Cardenal to second]; May allowed a passed ball
[Cardenal to third]; Monday doubled to left [Cardenal scored
(unearned)]; Morales struck out; LaCock struck out; 2 R (1 ER),
3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 11, Cubs 7.

ASTROS 9TH: Rader flied out to left; Andrews grounded out (third
to first); Niekro singled to shortstop; Gross forced Niekro
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 11, Cubs 7.

CUBS 9TH: Trillo struck out; Hosley grounded out (shortstop to
first); SPERRING BATTED FOR KNOWLES; Sperring flied out to
right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 11, Cubs 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros          11  15   0    8
 Cubs             7  13   3   11


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