Houston Astros 8, Chicago Cubs 4
Regular Season Game 132
Played on Sunday, August 24, 1975 (D) at Wrigley Field

HOU N    0  0  0    3  1  1    3  0  0  -   8 14  2
CHI N    2  0  1    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   4  6  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Andrews ss                    2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Helms 2b                    3   0   2   1       0   1       2   4
Howard rf                     5   0   4   2       0   0       3   0
Cedeno cf                     3   0   0   0       2   1       1   0
Johnson c                     5   1   1   1       0   2       2   1
  Rader 3b                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Watson 1b                     4   2   2   1       1   0      11   0
  Jutze c                     0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Cruz lf                       5   2   3   3       0   1       3   0
Cabell 3b,1b                  5   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
DaVanon 2b,ss                 4   3   2   0       1   0       0   3
Dierker p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
Totals                       38   8  14   8       4   6      27  11

FIELDING - 
E: Andrews (10), Johnson (9).

BATTING - 
2B: Howard (14,off Burris); Cruz (12,off Burris); DaVanon (3,off Burris).
HR: Cruz 2 (7,4th inning off Burris 1 on 0 out,7th inning off Zamora 0 on 0
out); Johnson (15,5th inning off Burris 0 on 1 out); Watson (16,7th inning
off Zamora 0 on 0 out).
SH: Dierker 2 (11,off Burris,off Frailing).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Howard 2 (22,2nd base off Burris/Swisher,2nd base off Wilcox/Swisher).

Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Kessinger ss                  4   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Monday cf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Madlock 3b                    2   2   1   0       2   0       2   1
Cardenal lf                   3   1   3   1       0   0       1   1
  Hiser lf                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Morales rf                    3   0   1   2       0   0       3   0
Thornton 1b                   3   1   1   1       1   0      10   1
Sperring 2b                   4   0   0   0       0   2       2   3
Swisher c                     2   0   0   0       0   0       5   0
  LaCock ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Zamora p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Frailing p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Summers ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Burris p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Wilcox p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hosley ph,c                 2   0   0   0       0   1       2   1
Totals                       32   4   6   4       3   4      27  11

BATTING - 
HR: Thornton (8,6th inning off Dierker 0 on 0 out).
SF: Morales (7,off Dierker).
IBB: Thornton (8,by Dierker).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Madlock 2 (7,2nd base off Dierker/Johnson 2); Cardenal (26,2nd base off
Dierker/Johnson).
CS: Cardenal (7,2nd base by Dierker/Johnson).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker W(12-13)              9     6   4   4   3   4   1  36

IBB: Dierker (6,Thornton).

Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Burris L(10-10)               5.2  11   5   5   2   3   2  29
Wilcox                        0.1   0   0   0   1   1   0   2
Zamora                        0.1   2   3   3   1   0   2   4
Frailing                      2.2   1   0   0   0   2   0   9
Totals                        9    14   8   8   4   6   4  44


Umpires: HP - Shag Crawford (left in the 7th inning), 1B - John Kibler, 2B - Dick Stello, 
3B - Jerry Dale; Jerry Dale moved to HP in the 7th inning; Dick Stello moved to 3B in the 7th inning
Time of Game: 2:40   Attendance: 19795


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Chicago Cubs             
1. Andrews             ss        Kessinger           ss
2. Howard              rf        Monday              cf
3. Cedeno              cf        Madlock             3b
4. Johnson             c         Cardenal            lf
5. Watson              1b        Morales             rf
6. Cruz                lf        Thornton            1b
7. Cabell              3b        Sperring            2b
8. DaVanon             2b        Swisher             c
9. Dierker             p         Burris              p

ASTROS 1ST: Andrews grounded out (second to first); Howard
doubled to center; Cedeno walked; Johnson struck out; Watson
singled to pitcher [Howard to third, Cedeno to second]; Cruz
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 0,
Cubs 0.

CUBS 1ST: Kessinger flied out to center; Monday flied out to
left; Madlock walked; Madlock stole second [Madlock to third
(error by Johnson)]; Cardenal singled to center [Madlock
scored]; Cardenal stole second; Morales singled to center
[Cardenal scored]; Thornton flied out to right; 2 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 2.

ASTROS 2ND: On a bunt Cabell made an out to first; DaVanon flied
out to left; Dierker grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 2.

CUBS 2ND: Sperring grounded out (shortstop to first); Swisher
reached on an error by Andrews [Swisher to first]; Burris struck
out; Kessinger grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Andrews flied out to right; Howard singled to
center; Howard stole second; Cedeno popped to catcher in foul
territory; Johnson grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 2.

CUBS 3RD: HELMS REPLACED ANDREWS (PLAYING 2B); DAVANON CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING SS); Monday flied out to left; Madlock
singled to left; Cardenal singled to left [Madlock to third];
Morales hit a sacrifice fly to right [Madlock scored, Cardenal
to second]; Thornton was walked intentionally; Sperring struck
out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Watson walked; Cruz homered [Watson scored]; Cabell
popped to third; DaVanon singled to shortstop; Dierker struck
out; Helms singled to center [DaVanon to third]; Howard singled
to left [DaVanon scored, Helms out at third (left to third)]; 3
R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 3.

CUBS 4TH: Swisher grounded out (second to first); Burris lined
to left; Kessinger grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 3.

ASTROS 5TH: On a bunt Cedeno grounded out (pitcher to first);
Johnson homered; Watson grounded out (third to first); Cruz
doubled to right; Cabell grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Cubs 3.

CUBS 5TH: Monday popped to third; Madlock walked; Madlock stole
second; Cardenal singled to left [Madlock to third]; Cardenal
was caught stealing second (catcher to second); Morales grounded
out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Cubs
3.

ASTROS 6TH: DaVanon doubled to right; Dierker out on a sacrifice
bunt (first to second) [DaVanon to third]; Helms was called out
on strikes; Howard singled to center [DaVanon scored]; WILCOX
REPLACED BURRIS (PITCHING); Howard stole second; Cedeno walked;
Johnson was called out on strikes; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
5, Cubs 3.

CUBS 6TH: Thornton homered; Sperring grounded out (shortstop to
first); LACOCK BATTED FOR SWISHER; LaCock grounded out (second
to first); HOSLEY BATTED FOR WILCOX; Hosley grounded out (second
to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Cubs 4.

ASTROS 7TH: HOSLEY STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); ZAMORA REPLACED
LACOCK (PITCHING); Watson homered; HP umpire Shag Crawford
left ill; 3B umpire Jerry Dale moved to HP; Cruz homered;
Cabell popped to first in foul territory; DaVanon walked;
FRAILING REPLACED ZAMORA (PITCHING); Dierker out on a sacrifice
bunt (catcher to second) [DaVanon to second]; Helms singled to
center [DaVanon scored]; Howard flied out to right; 3 R, 3 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 8, Cubs 4.

CUBS 7TH: Kessinger grounded out (pitcher to first); Monday
grounded out (first unassisted); Madlock popped to first in foul
territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 8, Cubs 4.

ASTROS 8TH: HISER REPLACED CARDENAL (PLAYING LF); Cedeno struck
out; Johnson flied out to center; Watson flied out to center; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 8, Cubs 4.

CUBS 8TH: RADER REPLACED JOHNSON (PLAYING 3B); JUTZE REPLACED
WATSON (PLAYING C ); CABELL CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B);
Hiser grounded out (first unassisted); Morales flied out to
right; Thornton popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
8, Cubs 4.

ASTROS 9TH: Cruz struck out; Cabell grounded out (pitcher to
first); DaVanon flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 8, Cubs 4.

CUBS 9TH: Sperring struck out; SUMMERS BATTED FOR FRAILING;
Summers grounded out (first to pitcher); Hosley struck out; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 8, Cubs 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           8  14   2    9
 Cubs             4   6   0    5


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