Chicago Cubs 4, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 37
Played on Thursday, May 15, 1975 (D) at Wrigley Field

HOU N    1  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   2  3  1
CHI N    0  0  0    0  1  1    0  2  x  -   4  5  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gross lf                      3   1   0   0       1   1       3   0
Metzger ss                    4   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Cedeno cf                     4   1   1   0       0   1       0   0
Watson 1b                     4   0   2   1       0   1       7   1
Cruz rf                       3   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
May c                         4   0   0   0       0   0       9   0
Rader 3b                      3   0   0   0       0   1       1   4
Andrews 2b                    3   0   0   0       0   1       2   1
Richard p                     3   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       31   2   3   1       2   5      24   8

FIELDING - 
E: Rader (4).

BATTING - 
Team LOB: 4.

Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Kessinger ss                  3   0   0   0       2   1       0   3
Cardenal lf                   4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Madlock 3b                    4   0   1   0       0   3       1   2
Monday cf                     3   1   1   1       1   2       1   0
Morales rf                    3   1   0   0       1   1       1   0
LaCock 1b                     2   1   1   0       2   0      18   0
Trillo 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   2       0   7
Hosley c                      2   1   1   2       2   0       5   2
R. Reuschel p                 3   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Totals                       28   4   5   3       8   9      27  16

FIELDING - 
E: Cardenal (2), Madlock (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Hosley (2,off Richard).
HR: Monday (5,6th inning off Richard 0 on 0 out).
SH: R. Reuschel (2,off Richard).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cardenal (8,2nd base off Richard/May); Monday (1,2nd base off Richard/May).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Richard L(3-2)                7.1   5   4   3   8   9   1  35
Forsch                        0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
Totals                        8     5   4   3   8   9   1  37


Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
R. Reuschel W(3-3)            9     3   2   0   2   5   0  33


Umpires: HP - Ed Vargo, 1B - Bruce Froemming, 2B - Art Williams, 3B - Paul Runge
Time of Game: 2:12   Attendance: 6406


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. Richard             p         R. Reuschel         p

ASTROS 1ST: Gross walked; Metzger grounded out (first
unassisted) [Gross to second]; Cedeno reached on an error by
Madlock [Gross scored (unearned) (no RBI), Cedeno to second];
Watson grounded out (second to first) [Cedeno to third]; Cruz
walked; May flied out to center; 1 R (0 ER), 0 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 1, Cubs 0.

CUBS 1ST: Kessinger flied out to left; Cardenal singled to
right; Cardenal stole second; Madlock struck out; Monday struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Rader grounded out (third to first); Andrews flied
out to right; Richard grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 0.

CUBS 2ND: Morales grounded out (shortstop to first); LaCock
lined to third; Trillo flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 1, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Gross grounded out (second to first); Metzger
grounded out (second to first); Cedeno struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 0.

CUBS 3RD: On a bunt Hosley grounded out (third to first); R.
Reuschel grounded out (third to first); Kessinger walked;
Cardenal flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1,
Cubs 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Watson struck out; Cruz flied out to left; May
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Cubs 0.

CUBS 4TH: Madlock struck out; Monday walked; Monday stole
second; Morales flied out to right; LaCock walked; Trillo was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Rader struck out; Andrews grounded out (catcher to
first); Richard grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 0.

CUBS 5TH: Hosley walked; R. Reuschel out on a sacrifice bunt
(first to second) [Hosley to second]; Kessinger walked; Cardenal
grounded out (third to first) [Hosley scored (error by Rader)
(unearned) (no RBI), Kessinger to second]; Madlock struck out; 1
R (0 ER), 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Gross grounded out (second to first); Metzger
grounded out (catcher to first); Cedeno singled to left [Cedeno
to second (error by Cardenal)]; Watson singled to left [Cedeno
scored (unearned)]; Cruz grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R
(0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 1.

CUBS 6TH: Monday homered; Morales was called out on strikes;
LaCock walked; Trillo struck out; Hosley walked [LaCock to
second]; R. Reuschel popped to second; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 2, Cubs 2.

ASTROS 7TH: May popped to first; Rader grounded out (third to
first); Andrews struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Cubs 2.

CUBS 7TH: Kessinger struck out; Cardenal grounded out (third to
first); Madlock singled to center; Monday struck out; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Richard grounded out (shortstop to first); Gross was
called out on strikes; Metzger grounded out (pitcher to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 2.

CUBS 8TH: Morales walked; On a bunt LaCock singled to third
[Morales to second]; Trillo flied out to left; Hosley doubled to
left [Morales scored, LaCock scored, Hosley to third (on throw
to home)]; FORSCH REPLACED RICHARD (PITCHING); R. Reuschel
grounded out (pitcher to first); Kessinger grounded out (second
to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 4.

ASTROS 9TH: Cedeno popped to third; Watson singled to left; Cruz
grounded out (pitcher to first) [Watson to second]; May grounded
out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2   3   1    4
 Cubs             4   5   2    9


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