Chicago Cubs 8, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 61
Played on Sunday, June 13, 1976 (D) at Wrigley Field

HOU N    2  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   3 11  0
CHI N    0  2  0    0  4  0    0  2  x  -   8 11  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gross rf                      4   0   1   0       1   1       5   0
Andrews 2b                    4   1   0   1       1   0       2   3
Cedeno cf                     5   1   2   0       0   0       2   0
Cruz lf                       4   0   1   0       0   1       3   0
Johnson 1b                    3   0   1   1       0   0       7   0
Herrmann c                    4   0   1   1       0   0       3   1
Cabell 3b                     4   1   2   0       0   0       2   1
Metzger ss                    3   0   2   0       1   0       0   2
Dierker p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Roberts ph                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Niekro p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Boswell ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Pentz p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   3  11   3       3   3      24   7

BATTING - 
2B: Cedeno (9,off Burris); Cruz (4,off Burris).
HBP: Johnson (3,by Burris).
GDP: Boswell (3,off P. Reuschel); Andrews (6,off P. Reuschel).
Team LOB: 9.

Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Wallis cf                     4   1   1   0       1   1       3   0
Cardenal lf                   4   1   1   0       0   0       4   0
Madlock 3b                    3   1   2   0       1   0       0   1
Morales rf                    3   1   1   1       0   0       5   1
LaCock 1b                     3   3   2   2       1   0       6   0
Trillo 2b                     4   1   2   3       0   0       1   4
Swisher c                     3   0   1   1       0   1       3   0
Rosello ss                    4   0   1   0       0   0       5   3
Burris p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  P. Reuschel p               1   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   8  11   8       3   3      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Morales-Trillo, Trillo-Rosello-LaCock, Trillo-Rosello-LaCock.

BATTING - 
2B: LaCock (3,off Dierker); Trillo 2 (12,off Dierker,off Pentz).
HR: LaCock (2,8th inning off Pentz 0 on 0 out).
SF: Swisher (3,off Dierker); Morales (3,off Dierker); P. Reuschel (1,off Pentz).
IBB: Madlock (8,by Dierker); LaCock (2,by Dierker).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Madlock (5,2nd base by Niekro/Herrmann).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker L(6-6)                5     7   6   6   3   2   0  25
Niekro                        2     1   0   0   0   0   0   6
Pentz                         1     3   2   2   0   1   1   6
Totals                        8    11   8   8   3   3   1  37

IBB: Dierker 2 (4,Madlock,LaCock).

Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Burris W(3-8)                 5     9   3   3   2   2   0  26
P. Reuschel SV(2)             4     2   0   0   1   1   0  13
Totals                        9    11   3   3   3   3   0  39

Burris faced 2 batters in the 6th inning
HBP: Burris (3,Johnson).

Umpires: HP - Ed Sudol, 1B - Bob Engel, 2B - Bruce Froemming, 3B - Jerry Dale
Time of Game: 2:38   Attendance: 18107


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Chicago Cubs             
1. Gross               rf        Wallis              cf
2. Andrews             2b        Cardenal            lf
3. Cedeno              cf        Madlock             3b
4. Cruz                lf        Morales             rf
5. Johnson             1b        LaCock              1b
6. Herrmann            c         Trillo              2b
7. Cabell              3b        Swisher             c
8. Metzger             ss        Rosello             ss
9. Dierker             p         Burris              p

ASTROS 1ST: Gross lined to shortstop; Andrews walked; Cedeno
singled to right [Andrews to second]; Cruz flied out to center;
Johnson singled to center [Andrews scored, Cedeno to third];
Herrmann singled to right [Cedeno scored, Johnson to third];
Cabell grounded out (third to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 2, Cubs 0.

CUBS 1ST: Wallis flied out to left; Cardenal grounded out
(second to first); Madlock grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Metzger grounded out (pitcher to first); Dierker
flied out to right; Gross flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 0.

CUBS 2ND: Morales singled to center; LaCock doubled to left
[Morales scored]; Trillo grounded out (second to first) [LaCock
to third]; Swisher hit a sacrifice fly to right [LaCock scored];
Rosello popped to second; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs
2.

ASTROS 3RD: Andrews grounded out (shortstop to first); Cedeno
doubled to right; Cruz was called out on strikes; Johnson lined
to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 2.

CUBS 3RD: Burris was called out on strikes; Wallis walked;
Cardenal popped to first in foul territory; Madlock singled to
left [Wallis to second]; Morales flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Herrmann flied out to center; Cabell singled to
shortstop; Metzger singled to right [Cabell to third]; Dierker
struck out; Gross walked [Metzger to second]; Andrews flied out
to right; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 2.

CUBS 4TH: LaCock lined to right; Trillo flied out to center;
Swisher singled to center; Rosello lined to third; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Cedeno lined to left; Cruz doubled to center;
Johnson was hit by a pitch; Herrmann hit into a double play
(right to second) [Johnson out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Astros 2, Cubs 2.

CUBS 5TH: Burris popped to third in foul territory; Wallis
singled to second; Cardenal singled to left [Wallis to third,
Cardenal to second (on throw to 3b)]; Madlock was walked
intentionally; Morales hit a sacrifice fly to left [Wallis
scored, Cardenal to third, Madlock to second]; LaCock was walked
intentionally; Trillo doubled to left [Cardenal scored, Madlock
scored, LaCock scored]; Swisher struck out; 4 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 6.

ASTROS 6TH: Cabell singled to shortstop; Metzger singled to
center [Cabell to second]; P. REUSCHEL REPLACED BURRIS
(PITCHING); ROBERTS BATTED FOR DIERKER; Roberts singled to
pitcher [Cabell to third, Metzger to second]; Gross was called
out on strikes; Andrews forced Roberts (second to shortstop)
[Cabell scored, Metzger to third]; Cedeno flied out to right; 1
R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 6.

CUBS 6TH: NIEKRO REPLACED ROBERTS (PITCHING); Rosello flied out
to right; P. Reuschel grounded out (third to first); Wallis
flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 6.

ASTROS 7TH: Cruz flied out to left; Johnson flied out to left;
Herrmann grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 3, Cubs 6.

CUBS 7TH: Cardenal flied out to center; Madlock singled to
center; Madlock was caught stealing second (catcher to second);
Morales grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 3, Cubs 6.

ASTROS 8TH: Cabell flied out to right; Metzger walked; BOSWELL
BATTED FOR NIEKRO; Boswell grounded into a double play (second
to shortstop to first) [Metzger out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 6.

CUBS 8TH: PENTZ REPLACED BOSWELL (PITCHING); LaCock homered;
Trillo doubled to right; Swisher grounded out (shortstop to
first); Rosello singled to center [Trillo to third]; P. Reuschel
hit a sacrifice fly to right [Trillo scored]; Wallis struck out;
2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 8.

ASTROS 9TH: Gross singled to shortstop; Andrews grounded into a
double play (second to shortstop to first) [Gross out at
second]; Cedeno lined to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
3, Cubs 8.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3  11   0    9
 Cubs             8  11   0    5


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