Houston Astros 4, Chicago Cubs 3
Regular Season Game 128
Played on Tuesday, August 24, 1976 (D) at Wrigley Field

HOU N    0  2  0    0  1  0    0  0  1  -   4 10  0
CHI N    0  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  2  -   3  7  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
DaVanon 2b                    5   0   1   0       0   0       2   6
Cabell 3b                     5   1   1   0       0   1       1   1
Cedeno cf                     4   0   1   0       1   0       2   0
Watson 1b                     5   1   2   1       0   2      11   1
Cruz rf                       4   1   2   0       1   0       1   0
Roberts lf                    3   0   1   0       1   0       3   0
Herrmann c                    3   0   1   1       1   0       4   0
Metzger ss                    3   0   0   1       1   1       2   6
Andujar p                     2   1   1   0       1   1       1   0
  Boswell ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Pentz p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McLaughlin p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   4  10   3       6   5      27  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Watson-Metzger-Andujar, Metzger-DaVanon-Watson, Metzger-DaVanon-Watson.

BATTING - 
2B: Watson (22,off Renko).
GDP: DaVanon (2,off P. Reuschel).
IBB: Cedeno (9,by Renko); Cruz (3,by P. Reuschel); Metzger (9,by Coleman).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cruz (21,2nd base off Coleman/Mitterwald); Cedeno (40,2nd base off Coleman/Mitterwald).

Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Monday cf                     4   1   1   0       0   0       3   0
Cardenal lf                   4   0   1   0       0   0       2   1
Madlock 3b                    3   0   1   1       0   0       0   2
LaCock 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       7   1
Trillo 2b                     4   1   1   1       0   0       2   2
Wallis rf                     3   0   2   0       1   1       3   0
Mitterwald c                  3   0   0   0       0   0       6   0
Sperring ss                   3   0   0   0       0   2       2   4
Renko p                       1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  P. Reuschel p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Morales ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Coleman p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Kelleher ph                 1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   3   7   2       1   4      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Sperring-Trillo-LaCock.
E: Mitterwald (5).

BATTING - 
HBP: Madlock (10,by Pentz).
GDP: LaCock (5,off Andujar); Mitterwald 2 (7,off Andujar,off Sambito).
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Wallis (3,2nd base off Andujar/Herrmann).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Andujar W(7-9)                7     4   1   1   0   3   0  23
Sambito                       1     2   2   2   1   0   0   5
Pentz                         0     1   0   0   0   0   0   2
McLaughlin SV(1)              1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     7   3   3   1   4   0  33

Sambito faced 2 batters in the 9th inning
Pentz faced 2 batters in the 9th inning
HBP: Pentz (1,Madlock).

Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Renko L(5-7)                  4.2   6   3   3   3   2   0  22
P. Reuschel                   1.1   1   0   0   2   1   0   6
Coleman                       3     3   1   0   1   2   0  13
Totals                        9    10   4   3   6   5   0  41

IBB: Renko (6,Cedeno); P. Reuschel (4,Cruz); Coleman (5,Metzger).

Umpires: HP - Nick Colosi, 1B - Ed Montague, 2B - Lee Weyer, 3B - Paul Runge
Time of Game: 2:29   Attendance: 10700


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Chicago Cubs             
1. DaVanon             2b        Monday              cf
2. Cabell              3b        Cardenal            lf
3. Cedeno              cf        Madlock             3b
4. Watson              1b        LaCock              1b
5. Cruz                rf        Trillo              2b
6. Roberts             lf        Wallis              rf
7. Herrmann            c         Mitterwald          c
8. Metzger             ss        Sperring            ss
9. Andujar             p         Renko               p

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

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

ASTROS 2ND: Watson singled to right; Cruz singled to center
[Watson to second]; Roberts singled to center [Watson to third,
Cruz to second]; Herrmann walked [Watson scored, Cruz to third,
Roberts to second]; Metzger grounded out (first to pitcher)
[Cruz scored, Roberts to third, Herrmann to second]; Andujar
struck out; DaVanon grounded out (third to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 0.

CUBS 2ND: LaCock lined to third; Trillo grounded out (shortstop
to first); Wallis singled to right; Wallis stole second;
Mitterwald grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Cabell flied out to right; On a bunt Cedeno grounded
out (third to first); Watson popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 0.

CUBS 3RD: Sperring struck out; Renko was called out on strikes;
Monday popped to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Cruz grounded out (shortstop to first); Roberts
walked; Herrmann flied out to center; Metzger grounded out
(first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 0.

CUBS 4TH: Cardenal popped to shortstop; Madlock singled to
center; LaCock grounded into a double play (first to shortstop
to pitcher) [Madlock out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 5TH: On a bunt Andujar singled to pitcher; DaVanon
singled to shortstop [Andujar to third, DaVanon to second (on
throw to 3b)]; Cabell struck out; Cedeno was walked
intentionally; Watson doubled to left [Andujar scored, DaVanon
out at home (left to shortstop to catcher), Cedeno to third]; P.
REUSCHEL REPLACED RENKO (PITCHING); Cruz was walked
intentionally; Roberts flied out to center; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3
LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 0.

CUBS 5TH: Trillo singled to right; Wallis singled to right
[Trillo to third]; Mitterwald grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Trillo scored (no RBI), Wallis
out at second]; Sperring was called out on strikes; 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Herrmann singled to left; Metzger struck out;
Andujar walked [Herrmann to second]; DaVanon grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Andujar out at
second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 1.

CUBS 6TH: MORALES BATTED FOR P. REUSCHEL; Morales grounded out
(shortstop to first); Monday lined to center; Cardenal grounded
out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 1.

ASTROS 7TH: COLEMAN REPLACED MORALES (PITCHING); Cabell popped
to pitcher; Cedeno popped to shortstop; Watson was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 1.

CUBS 7TH: Madlock lined to left; LaCock grounded out (second to
first); Trillo grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Cruz singled to right; Roberts flied out to center;
Cruz stole second; Herrmann grounded out (second to first) [Cruz
to third]; Metzger was walked intentionally; BOSWELL BATTED FOR
ANDUJAR; Boswell flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 3, Cubs 1.

CUBS 8TH: SAMBITO REPLACED BOSWELL (PITCHING); Wallis walked;
Mitterwald grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Wallis out at second]; Sperring flied out to right; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 1.

ASTROS 9TH: DaVanon lined to left; Cabell singled to center;
Cedeno singled to right [Cabell to third]; Cedeno stole second
[Cabell scored (error by Mitterwald) (unearned), Cedeno to
third]; Watson struck out; Cruz flied out to right; 1 R (0 ER),
2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Cubs 1.

CUBS 9TH: KELLEHER BATTED FOR COLEMAN; Kelleher singled to
right; Monday singled to center [Kelleher to second]; PENTZ
REPLACED SAMBITO (PITCHING); Cardenal singled to left [Kelleher
to third, Monday to second]; Madlock was hit by a pitch
[Kelleher scored, Monday to third, Cardenal to second];
MCLAUGHLIN REPLACED PENTZ (PITCHING); LaCock popped to first in
foul territory; Trillo grounded out (third to first) [Monday
scored, Cardenal to third, Madlock to second]; Wallis struck
out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Cubs 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           4  10   0   10
 Cubs             3   7   1    3


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