Chicago Cubs 5, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 122
Played on Monday, August 16, 1976 (N) at Astrodome

CHI N    0  0  0    0  0  1    2  0  2  -   5  9  1
HOU N    0  0  0    1  2  0    0  0  0  -   3 12  1
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Monday cf                     3   0   0   1       0   2       2   0
Cardenal lf                   4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Madlock 3b                    4   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
LaCock 1b                     4   2   1   0       0   0       7   0
Wallis rf                     3   1   0   0       1   0       1   0
Trillo 2b                     4   1   2   1       0   2       4   2
Swisher c                     3   1   2   1       1   1       8   1
Kelleher ss                   2   0   1   0       0   0       2   4
  Summers ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sperring ss                 1   0   1   2       0   0       1   1
R. Reuschel p                 1   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Biittner ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sutter p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       32   5   9   5       2   6      27   9

FIELDING - 
E: Swisher (9).

BATTING - 
SH: R. Reuschel (7,off Dierker).
SF: Monday (2,off Dierker).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Cardenal (12,2nd base by Dierker/Johnson).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Andrews 2b                    4   1   1   0       0   1       2   3
  Gross ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Cabell 3b                     5   0   2   0       0   1       1   0
Cedeno cf                     5   1   2   1       0   0       4   1
Watson 1b                     4   0   2   0       0   0       6   2
Cruz rf                       4   1   1   0       0   0       3   0
Roberts lf                    4   0   1   1       0   3       0   0
Johnson c                     3   0   2   0       1   1       6   1
Metzger ss                    4   0   0   0       0   1       4   3
Dierker p                     3   0   1   0       0   1       1   3
  McLaughlin p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Boswell ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       38   3  12   2       1   8      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Cedeno-Watson-Cabell.
E: Andrews (13).
PB: Johnson (11).

BATTING - 
2B: Cedeno (21,off R. Reuschel); Watson (19,off R. Reuschel); Johnson (16,off
R. Reuschel).
3B: Johnson (2,off Sutter).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cruz 2 (20,2nd base off R. Reuschel/Swisher 2); Cedeno (38,3rd base off
R. Reuschel/Swisher).
CS: Cedeno (10,2nd base by R. Reuschel/Swisher).

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
R. Reuschel                   7    10   3   3   1   6   0  31
Sutter W(3-3)                 2     2   0   0   0   2   0   8
Totals                        9    12   3   3   1   8   0  39

WP: R. Reuschel (5).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker L(12-11)              8.2   9   5   3   2   5   0  35
McLaughlin                    0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Totals                        9     9   5   3   2   6   0  36


Umpires: HP - Paul Runge, 1B - Nick Colosi, 2B - Ed Montague, 3B - Lee Weyer
Time of Game: 2:30   Attendance: 7371


Starting Lineups:

   Chicago Cubs                  Houston Astros           
1. Monday              cf        Andrews             2b
2. Cardenal            lf        Cabell              3b
3. Madlock             3b        Cedeno              cf
4. LaCock              1b        Watson              1b
5. Wallis              rf        Cruz                rf
6. Trillo              2b        Roberts             lf
7. Swisher             c         Johnson             c
8. Kelleher            ss        Metzger             ss
9. R. Reuschel         p         Dierker             p

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

ASTROS 1ST: Andrews grounded out (shortstop to first); Cabell
grounded out (shortstop to first); Cedeno grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

CUBS 2ND: LaCock grounded out (first to pitcher); Wallis lined
to shortstop; Trillo struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson singled to shortstop; Cruz forced Watson
(second to shortstop); Cruz stole second; Roberts was called out
on strikes; Johnson struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0,
Astros 0.

CUBS 3RD: Swisher struck out; Kelleher lined to center; R.
Reuschel grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Metzger lined to center; Dierker singled to
shortstop; Andrews flied out to right; Cabell singled to left
[Dierker to second]; Cedeno grounded out (second to first); 0 R,
2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

CUBS 4TH: Monday struck out; Cardenal singled to center;
Cardenal was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop);
Madlock popped to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros
0.

ASTROS 4TH: Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); Cruz
singled to left; Cruz stole second; Roberts singled to center
[Cruz scored]; R. Reuschel threw a wild pitch [Roberts to
second]; Johnson walked; Metzger forced Johnson (pitcher to
shortstop) [Roberts to third]; Dierker flied out to center; 1 R,
2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 1.

CUBS 5TH: LaCock lined to right; Wallis popped to shortstop in
foul territory; Trillo struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs
0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Andrews singled to third; Cabell struck out; Cedeno
doubled to left [Andrews scored]; Cedeno stole third [Cedeno
scored (error by Swisher)]; Watson doubled to center; Cruz
reached on a fielder's choice [Watson out at third (pitcher
unassisted), Cruz to second]; Roberts was called out on strikes;
2 R, 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 3.

CUBS 6TH: Swisher singled to right; Kelleher singled to right
[Swisher to second]; R. Reuschel out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [Swisher to third, Kelleher to second];
Monday sacrifice flied into a double play (center to first to
third) [Swisher scored, Kelleher out at third]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Johnson doubled to left; Metzger grounded out (first
unassisted) [Johnson to third]; Dierker struck out; Andrews
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 3.

CUBS 7TH: Cardenal lined to right; Madlock singled to second;
LaCock forced Madlock (second to shortstop); Wallis walked
[LaCock to second]; Johnson allowed a passed ball [LaCock to
third]; Trillo singled to left [LaCock scored, Wallis to
second]; Swisher singled to center [Wallis scored, Trillo to
second]; SUMMERS BATTED FOR KELLEHER; Summers grounded out
(shortstop to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: SPERRING REPLACED SUMMERS (PLAYING SS); Cabell
popped to shortstop; On a bunt Cedeno singled to pitcher; Cedeno
was caught stealing second (catcher to second); Watson lined to
left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 3.

CUBS 8TH: BIITTNER BATTED FOR R. REUSCHEL; Biittner grounded out
(second to first); Monday struck out; Cardenal grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: SUTTER REPLACED BIITTNER (PITCHING); Cruz popped to
second; Roberts struck out; Johnson tripled to center; Metzger
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 3.

CUBS 9TH: Madlock lined to center; LaCock singled to center;
Wallis flied out to center; Trillo singled to right [LaCock to
second]; LaCock was picked off second but was safe on an error
by Andrews; assist by Dierker [LaCock to third]; Swisher walked
[Trillo to second]; Sperring singled to left [LaCock scored
(unearned), Trillo scored (unearned), Swisher to third, Sperring
to second (on throw)]; MCLAUGHLIN REPLACED DIERKER (PITCHING);
Sutter struck out; 2 R (0 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 5, Astros
3.

ASTROS 9TH: BOSWELL BATTED FOR MCLAUGHLIN; Boswell popped to
second; GROSS BATTED FOR ANDREWS; Gross grounded out (first
unassisted); Cabell singled to center; Cedeno forced Cabell
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 5, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             5   9   1    4
 Astros           3  12   1    9


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