Houston Astros 4, Chicago Cubs 1
Regular Season Game 124
Played on Friday, August 15, 1975 (N) at Astrodome

CHI N    0  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  8  1
HOU N    0  0  0    0  1  0    3  0  x  -   4  8  1
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Kessinger ss                  4   0   1   0       0   0       0   3
Monday cf                     4   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
Madlock 3b                    4   1   3   0       0   0       1   1
Cardenal lf                   3   0   1   0       1   1       5   0
Morales rf                    3   0   0   0       1   1       3   0
LaCock 1b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       7   0
Sperring 2b                   3   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Hiser ph                    0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Hosley c                      3   0   0   0       0   1       6   0
  Harris ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Bonham p                      3   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Knowles p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Summers ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   1   8   0       3   5      24   5

FIELDING - 
E: Cardenal (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Madlock (24,off Dierker); Cardenal (21,off Dierker); Kessinger (21,off
Dierker); LaCock (7,off Dierker).
Team LOB: 8.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Howard lf                     5   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Gross rf                      2   1   1   0       2   1       2   0
Cedeno cf                     2   1   0   0       1   0       4   2
Johnson 1b                    4   1   2   1       0   1       8   0
May c                         4   0   2   1       0   1       7   0
Rader 3b                      4   0   1   0       0   1       3   3
Helms 2b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       0   4
Metzger ss                    3   1   1   0       1   1       2   2
Dierker p                     4   0   1   1       0   0       0   1
Totals                       32   4   8   3       4   6      27  12

FIELDING - 
E: Cedeno (6).

BATTING - 
2B: Gross (10,off Bonham); Johnson (10,off Bonham).
3B: Metzger (9,off Bonham).
HBP: Cedeno (7,by Bonham).
Team LOB: 9.

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bonham L(11-9)                6.1   7   4   4   4   5   0  31
Knowles                       1.2   1   0   0   0   1   0   6
Totals                        8     8   4   4   4   6   0  37

HBP: Bonham (3,Cedeno).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker W(11-12)              9     8   1   0   3   5   0  36


Umpires: HP - Ed Vargo, 1B - Bruce Froemming, 2B - Art Williams, 3B - Paul Runge
Time of Game: 2:20   Attendance: 10496


Starting Lineups:

   Chicago Cubs                  Houston Astros           
1. Kessinger           ss        Howard              lf
2. Monday              cf        Gross               rf
3. Madlock             3b        Cedeno              cf
4. Cardenal            lf        Johnson             1b
5. Morales             rf        May                 c
6. LaCock              1b        Rader               3b
7. Sperring            2b        Helms               2b
8. Hosley              c         Metzger             ss
9. Bonham              p         Dierker             p

CUBS 1ST: Kessinger flied to left in foul territory; Monday
struck out; Madlock doubled to left; Cardenal walked; Morales
walked [Madlock to third, Cardenal to second]; LaCock popped to
third in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Howard flied out to left; Gross was called out on
strikes; Cedeno flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs
0, Astros 0.

CUBS 2ND: Sperring grounded out (third to first); Hosley was
called out on strikes; Bonham grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Johnson singled to center; May singled to center
[Johnson to second]; Rader struck out; Helms lined to center;
Metzger grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Cubs 0, Astros 0.

CUBS 3RD: Kessinger flied out to center; Monday popped to
shortstop; Madlock singled to right; Cardenal doubled to center
[Madlock scored (error by Cedeno) (unearned) (no RBI), Cardenal
out at third (center to pitcher to third)]; 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1
E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Dierker grounded out (shortstop to first); Howard
struck out; Gross walked; Cedeno was hit by a pitch [Gross to
second]; Johnson struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 1,
Astros 0.

CUBS 4TH: Morales grounded out (third to first); LaCock grounded
out (second to first); Sperring struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

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

CUBS 5TH: Hosley flied out to center; Bonham singled to center;
Kessinger doubled to center [Bonham out at home (center to
second to catcher)]; Monday grounded out (first unassisted); 0
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Metzger tripled to center; Dierker singled to first
[Metzger scored]; Howard popped to third in foul territory;
Gross walked [Dierker to second]; Cedeno flied out to left;
Johnson flied out to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros
1.

CUBS 6TH: Madlock grounded out (third to first); Cardenal lined
to center; Morales struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: May struck out; Rader singled to shortstop; Helms
flied out to center; Metzger walked [Rader to second]; Dierker
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs
1, Astros 1.

CUBS 7TH: LaCock doubled to right; Sperring grounded out
(shortstop to first); Hosley reached on a fielder's choice
[LaCock out at third (shortstop to third)]; Bonham flied out to
right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Howard flied out to right; Gross doubled to center;
Cedeno walked; Johnson doubled to left [Gross scored, Cedeno
scored (error by Cardenal) (no RBI)]; KNOWLES REPLACED BONHAM
(PITCHING); May singled to right [Johnson scored]; Rader flied
out to right; Helms flied out to left; 3 R, 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Cubs 1, Astros 4.

CUBS 8TH: Kessinger flied out to center; Monday singled to
pitcher; Madlock singled to left [Monday to second]; Cardenal
struck out; Morales forced Madlock (second to shortstop); 0 R, 2
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: Metzger was called out on strikes; Dierker popped to
first; Howard grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 4.

CUBS 9TH: LaCock popped to catcher in foul territory; HISER
BATTED FOR SPERRING; Hiser walked; HARRIS BATTED FOR HOSLEY;
Harris popped to first; SUMMERS BATTED FOR KNOWLES; Summers
lined to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             1   8   1    8
 Astros           4   8   1    9


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