Houston Astros 8, Chicago Cubs 1
Regular Season Game 123
Played on Tuesday, August 17, 1976 (N) at Astrodome

CHI N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   1  5  2
HOU N    0  0  0    2  1  3    0  2  x  -   8 11  0
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Monday cf                     4   1   2   1       0   1       1   0
Cardenal lf                   4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Madlock 3b                    3   0   1   0       1   0       2   2
LaCock 1b                     3   0   0   0       1   0      10   0
Wallis rf                     4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Trillo 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       3   3
Swisher c                     3   0   0   0       0   2       3   2
Sperring ss                   3   0   1   0       0   2       3   3
Stone p                       1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Biittner ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Renko p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  P. Reuschel p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Summers ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Garman p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   1   5   1       2   9      24  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. P. Reuschel-Sperring-LaCock, Sperring-Trillo-LaCock.
E: Monday (3), Swisher (10).

BATTING - 
HR: Monday (22,9th inning off Richard 0 on 0 out).
GDP: Cardenal (3,off Richard).
Team LOB: 5.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Andrews 2b                    4   0   0   0       1   1       0   3
Cabell 3b,1b                  5   2   2   2       0   1       1   0
Cedeno cf                     2   2   1   1       3   0       2   0
Watson 1b                     4   1   2   2       1   0       9   0
  DaVanon pr,3b               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Cruz rf                       5   1   2   1       0   0       0   0
Roberts lf                    3   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Johnson c                     2   1   0   0       2   1      10   0
Metzger ss                    4   0   2   2       0   0       3   4
xRichard p                    3   1   1   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       32   8  11   8       7   3      27   8

x - reached first on interference.
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Andrews-Metzger-Watson.

BATTING - 
2B: Cruz (18,off Stone); Cabell (11,off Garman); Watson (20,off Garman).
3B: Cabell (6,off Renko).
HBP: Roberts (3,by Stone).
GDP: Metzger (9,off P. Reuschel); Andrews (14,off Garman).
IBB: Johnson (4,by Stone).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno (39,2nd base off Stone/Swisher).
CS: Cruz (8,2nd base by Stone/Swisher).

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Stone L(3-5)                  5     4   3   3   5   2   0  24
Renko                         0.2   3   3   3   1   1   0   6
P. Reuschel                   1.1   2   0   0   0   0   0   5
Garman                        1     2   2   2   1   0   0   6
Totals                        8    11   8   8   7   3   0  41

HBP: Stone (3,Roberts).
IBB: Stone (1,Johnson).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Richard W(14-12)              9     5   1   1   2   9   1  33


Umpires: HP - Nick Colosi, 1B - Ed Montague, 2B - Lee Weyer, 3B - Paul Runge
Time of Game: 2:27   Attendance: 8786


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. Sperring            ss        Metzger             ss
9. Stone               p         Richard             p

CUBS 1ST: Monday was called out on strikes; Cardenal struck out;
Madlock grounded out (second 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 (second to first); Cedeno walked; Watson lined to
right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

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

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz grounded out (first unassisted); Roberts was
hit by a pitch; Johnson struck out; Metzger singled to center
[Roberts to third, Metzger to second (error by Monday)]; Richard
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 0,
Astros 0.

CUBS 3RD: Swisher struck out; Sperring struck out; Stone struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Andrews popped to second; Cabell grounded out (third
to first); Cedeno flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cubs 0, Astros 0.

CUBS 4TH: Monday grounded out (first unassisted); Cardenal
popped to catcher in foul territory; Madlock singled to center;
LaCock grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Watson walked; Cruz doubled to right [Watson to
third]; Roberts popped to shortstop; Johnson was walked
intentionally; Metzger singled to left [Watson scored, Cruz
scored, Johnson to second]; On a bunt Richard forced Johnson
(catcher to third) [Metzger to second]; Andrews walked [Metzger
to third, Richard to second]; Cabell struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E,
3 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 2.

CUBS 5TH: Wallis lined to first; Trillo lined to left; Swisher
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Cedeno walked; Cedeno stole second; Watson grounded
out (second to first) [Cedeno to third]; Cruz singled to center
[Cedeno scored]; Cruz was caught stealing second (catcher to
second); Roberts flied out to left; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs
0, Astros 3.

CUBS 6TH: Sperring singled to left; BIITTNER BATTED FOR STONE;
Biittner grounded out (first unassisted) [Sperring to second];
Monday singled to second [Sperring to third]; Cardenal grounded
into a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Monday out at
second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: RENKO REPLACED BIITTNER (PITCHING); Johnson walked;
Metzger grounded out (first unassisted) [Johnson to second];
Richard singled to center [Johnson to third]; Andrews struck
out; Cabell tripled to right [Johnson scored, Richard scored];
Cedeno singled to left [Cabell scored]; P. REUSCHEL REPLACED
RENKO (PITCHING); Watson singled to center [Cedeno to third];
Cruz grounded out (first unassisted); 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Cubs 0, Astros 6.

CUBS 7TH: Madlock walked; LaCock lined to center; Wallis popped
to shortstop; Trillo flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cubs 0, Astros 6.

ASTROS 7TH: Roberts singled to right; Johnson popped to
shortstop; Metzger grounded into a double play (pitcher to
shortstop to first) [Roberts out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 6.

CUBS 8TH: Swisher grounded out (second to first); Sperring was
called out on strikes; SUMMERS BATTED FOR P. REUSCHEL; Summers
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 6.

ASTROS 8TH: GARMAN REPLACED SUMMERS (PITCHING); Richard reached
on catcher's interference by Swisher; Andrews grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Richard out at
second]; Cabell doubled to right; Cedeno walked; Watson doubled
to center [Cabell scored, Cedeno scored]; DAVANON RAN FOR
WATSON; Cruz popped to third; 2 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0,
Astros 8.

CUBS 9TH: DAVANON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); CABELL CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); Monday homered; Cardenal grounded out
(shortstop to first); Madlock lined to left; LaCock walked;
Wallis singled to center [LaCock to third]; Trillo lined to
shortstop; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 8.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             1   5   2    5
 Astros           8  11   0    9


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