Houston Astros 5, Chicago Cubs 3
Regular Season Game 130
Played on Thursday, August 26, 1976 (D) at Wrigley Field

HOU N    3  1  0    0  0  0    0  1  0  -   5 10  0
CHI N    0  0  0    1  0  1    0  0  1  -   3  6  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
DaVanon 2b                    4   1   2   0       1   1       1   4
Cabell 3b                     5   1   1   0       0   1       1   1
Cedeno cf                     4   1   2   2       0   0       2   0
Watson 1b                     4   0   1   1       0   1       8   0
Cruz rf                       4   1   1   1       0   0       3   0
Roberts lf                    4   0   1   0       0   1       3   0
  Howard lf                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Herrmann c                    4   0   0   0       0   0       8   0
Metzger ss                    4   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Richard p                     4   1   2   1       0   2       1   1
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   5  10   5       1   7      27   7

BATTING - 
2B: Watson (23,off R. Reuschel).
3B: Cedeno (4,off R. Reuschel).
HR: Richard (1,2nd inning off R. Reuschel 0 on 1 out); Cruz (3,8th inning off
P. Reuschel 0 on 1 out).
Team LOB: 6.

Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Monday 1b                     4   1   2   1       0   1      10   0
Cardenal lf                   4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
  Knowles p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Madlock 3b                    2   1   1   1       0   0       1   0
  Rosello ss                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Summers ph                  1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Wallis cf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
Morales rf                    4   0   1   1       0   1       1   0
Trillo 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       1   5
Mitterwald c                  4   0   0   0       0   2       7   0
Kelleher ss,3b                3   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
R. Reuschel p                 1   0   1   0       0   0       0   2
  Biittner ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  P. Reuschel p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  LaCock ph,lf                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   3   6   3       0   6      27   9

BATTING - 
2B: Monday (17,off Richard); Summers (2,off Richard).
HR: Madlock (14,4th inning off Richard 0 on 1 out); Monday (23,6th inning off
Richard 0 on 1 out).
HBP: Madlock (11,by Richard).
Team LOB: 4.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Richard W(15-13)              8.1   5   3   3   0   6   2  31
Forsch SV(17)                 0.2   1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     6   3   3   0   6   2  34

HBP: Richard (4,Madlock).

Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
R. Reuschel L(11-9)           6     8   4   4   0   3   1  26
P. Reuschel                   2     1   1   1   1   3   1   8
Knowles                       1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                        9    10   5   5   1   7   2  38


Umpires: HP - Lee Weyer, 1B - Paul Runge, 2B - Nick Colosi, 3B - Ed Montague
Time of Game: 2:11   Attendance: 6653


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Chicago Cubs             
1. DaVanon             2b        Monday              1b
2. Cabell              3b        Cardenal            lf
3. Cedeno              cf        Madlock             3b
4. Watson              1b        Wallis              cf
5. Cruz                rf        Morales             rf
6. Roberts             lf        Trillo              2b
7. Herrmann            c         Mitterwald          c
8. Metzger             ss        Kelleher            ss
9. Richard             p         R. Reuschel         p

ASTROS 1ST: DaVanon singled to right; Cabell singled to right
[DaVanon to second]; Cedeno tripled to center [DaVanon scored,
Cabell scored]; Watson doubled to center [Cedeno scored]; Cruz
popped to second; Roberts grounded out (shortstop to first);
Herrmann grounded out (pitcher to first); 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 3, Cubs 0.

CUBS 1ST: Monday lined to third; Cardenal flied out to left;
Madlock flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3,
Cubs 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Metzger struck out; Richard homered; DaVanon
grounded out (pitcher to second to first); Cabell flied out to
left; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Cubs 0.

CUBS 2ND: Wallis grounded out (pitcher unassisted); Morales
popped to first; Trillo lined to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 4, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Cedeno singled to third; Watson flied out to center;
Cruz grounded out (second to first) [Cedeno to second]; Roberts
lined to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Cubs 0.

CUBS 3RD: Mitterwald lined to left; Kelleher grounded out
(pitcher to first); R. Reuschel singled to left; Monday struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Herrmann grounded out (first unassisted); Metzger
grounded out (second to first); Richard struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Cubs 0.

CUBS 4TH: Cardenal popped to catcher in foul territory; Madlock
homered; Wallis was called out on strikes; Morales struck out; 1
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Cubs 1.

ASTROS 5TH: DaVanon singled to center; Cabell struck out; Cedeno
popped to shortstop; Watson flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 4, Cubs 1.

CUBS 5TH: Trillo flied out to right; Mitterwald struck out;
Kelleher struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Cubs 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Cruz flied out to left; Roberts singled to
shortstop; Herrmann popped to third; Metzger grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Cubs 1.

CUBS 6TH: BIITTNER BATTED FOR R. REUSCHEL; Biittner grounded out
(second to first); Monday homered; Cardenal grounded out (third
to first); Madlock was hit by a pitch; Wallis grounded out
(first unassisted); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Cubs 2.

ASTROS 7TH: ROSELLO REPLACED MADLOCK (PLAYING SS); KELLEHER
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 3B); P. REUSCHEL REPLACED BIITTNER
(PITCHING); Richard struck out; DaVanon walked; Cabell grounded
out (second to first) [DaVanon to second]; Cedeno flied out to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Cubs 2.

CUBS 7TH: Morales popped to right; Trillo flied out to left;
Mitterwald struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Cubs 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Watson was called out on strikes; Cruz homered;
Roberts was called out on strikes; Herrmann lined to center; 1
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Cubs 2.

CUBS 8TH: HOWARD REPLACED ROBERTS (PLAYING LF); Kelleher
grounded out (second to first); LACOCK BATTED FOR P. REUSCHEL;
LaCock grounded out (second to first); Monday doubled to center;
Cardenal popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 5, Cubs 2.

ASTROS 9TH: LACOCK STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); KNOWLES REPLACED
CARDENAL (PITCHING); Metzger popped to first in foul territory;
Richard singled to center; DaVanon struck out; Cabell grounded
out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Cubs 2.

CUBS 9TH: SUMMERS BATTED FOR ROSELLO; Summers doubled to right;
Wallis grounded out (second to first) [Summers to third]; FORSCH
REPLACED RICHARD (PITCHING); Morales singled to left [Summers
scored]; Trillo flied out to center; Mitterwald forced Morales
(shortstop to second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Cubs 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5  10   0    6
 Cubs             3   6   0    4


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