Chicago Cubs 9, Houston Astros 0
Regular Season Game 22
Played on Tuesday, May 3, 1977 (D) at Wrigley Field

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  5  0
CHI N    1  0  1    3  0  0    4  0  x  -   9 13  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gonzalez ss                   4   0   2   0       0   0       1   3
Cruz rf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Cedeno cf                     4   0   2   0       0   0       2   0
Crawford lf                   4   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Watson 1b                     3   0   1   0       0   0      12   0
Ferguson c                    3   0   0   0       0   1       2   1
Howe 3b                       3   0   0   0       0   2       2   5
Sperring 2b                   3   0   0   0       0   1       1   3
Richard p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Niekro p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gardner ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Larson p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Boswell ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McLaughlin p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   0   5   0       0   5      24  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Sperring-Gonzalez-Watson.

BATTING - 
Team LOB: 4.

Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
De Jesus ss                   5   0   2   1       0   1       1   2
Gross lf                      4   2   2   1       0   0       1   1
Buckner 1b                    4   1   3   2       0   0       5   0
  Biittner 1b                 1   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Murcer rf                     3   1   1   0       1   0       2   0
Wallis cf                     4   2   2   1       0   0       5   0
Trillo 2b                     2   2   2   3       2   0       2   2
Ontiveros 3b                  3   1   0   0       1   0       3   2
Mitterwald c                  4   0   1   1       0   0       5   0
Burris p                      4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       34   9  13   9       4   2      27   7

BATTING - 
2B: Buckner 3 (5,off Richard 2,off Larson); Gross (1,off Richard).
HR: Trillo (1,7th inning off Larson 2 on 0 out).
SF: Gross (1,off Niekro).
GDP: Ontiveros (3,off Richard).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: De Jesus (4,2nd base by Richard/Ferguson).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Richard L(1-3)                3.1   8   5   5   3   1   0  19
Niekro                        1.2   1   0   0   1   0   0   7
Larson                        2     4   4   4   0   1   1  10
McLaughlin                    1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        8    13   9   9   4   2   1  39


Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Burris W(3-3)                 9     5   0   0   0   5   0  31


Umpires: HP - Satch Davidson, 1B - Jim Quick, 2B - Ed Vargo, 3B - Harry Wendelstedt
Time of Game: 2:05   Attendance: 1795


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Chicago Cubs             
1. Gonzalez            ss        De Jesus            ss
2. Cruz                rf        Gross               lf
3. Cedeno              cf        Buckner             1b
4. Crawford            lf        Murcer              rf
5. Watson              1b        Wallis              cf
6. Ferguson            c         Trillo              2b
7. Howe                3b        Ontiveros           3b
8. Sperring            2b        Mitterwald          c
9. Richard             p         Burris              p

ASTROS 1ST: Gonzalez singled to center; Cruz flied out to
center; Cedeno singled to left [Gonzalez out at third (left to
third), Cedeno to second (on throw to 3b)]; Crawford lined to
second; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 1ST: De Jesus singled to left; De Jesus was caught stealing
second (catcher to second); Gross singled to left; Buckner
doubled to left [Gross scored]; Murcer grounded out (second to
first) [Buckner to third]; Wallis grounded out (first
unassisted); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson lined to center; Ferguson grounded out
(shortstop to first); Howe was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 1.

CUBS 2ND: Trillo walked; Ontiveros grounded into a double play
(second to shortstop to first) [Trillo out at second];
Mitterwald grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Cubs 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Sperring flied out to center; Richard was called out
on strikes; Gonzalez singled to center; Cruz grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 1.

CUBS 3RD: Burris grounded out (third to first); De Jesus struck
out; Gross doubled to left; Buckner doubled to right [Gross
scored]; Murcer popped to third in foul territory; 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 2.

ASTROS 4TH: On a bunt Cedeno made an out to third; Crawford
flied out to right; Watson grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 2.

CUBS 4TH: Wallis singled to right; Trillo walked [Wallis to
second]; Ontiveros walked [Wallis to third, Trillo to second];
Mitterwald singled to right [Wallis scored, Trillo to third,
Ontiveros to second]; Burris popped to first in foul territory;
De Jesus singled to right [Trillo scored, Ontiveros to third,
Mitterwald to second]; NIEKRO REPLACED RICHARD (PITCHING); Gross
lined out on a sacrifice fly to center [Ontiveros scored,
Mitterwald to third, De Jesus to second]; Buckner grounded out
(third to first); 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 5.

ASTROS 5TH: Ferguson flied out to center; Howe popped to third
in foul territory; Sperring struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Cubs 5.

CUBS 5TH: Murcer walked; Wallis flied out to left [Murcer to
second]; Trillo singled to center [Murcer to third]; Ontiveros
flied out to left; Mitterwald lined to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 5.

ASTROS 6TH: GARDNER BATTED FOR NIEKRO; Gardner grounded out
(first unassisted); Gonzalez flied out to center; Cruz popped to
second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 5.

CUBS 6TH: LARSON REPLACED GARDNER (PITCHING); Burris struck out;
De Jesus grounded out (third to first); Gross lined to left; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 5.

ASTROS 7TH: Cedeno popped to shortstop; Crawford grounded out
(second to first); Watson singled to center; Ferguson was called
out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 5.

CUBS 7TH: Buckner doubled to right; Murcer singled to center
[Buckner to third]; Wallis singled to right [Buckner scored,
Murcer to second]; Trillo homered [Murcer scored, Wallis
scored]; Ontiveros grounded out (shortstop to first); Mitterwald
lined to third; Burris flied out to right; 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 0, Cubs 9.

ASTROS 8TH: BIITTNER REPLACED BUCKNER (PLAYING 1B); Howe struck
out; Sperring grounded out (third to first); BOSWELL BATTED FOR
LARSON; Boswell flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Cubs 9.

CUBS 8TH: MCLAUGHLIN REPLACED BOSWELL (PITCHING); De Jesus
grounded out (third to first); Gross grounded out (second to
first); Biittner grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 9.

ASTROS 9TH: Gonzalez grounded out (first unassisted); Cruz
grounded out (shortstop to first); Cedeno singled to left;
Crawford lined to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 9.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           0   5   0    4
 Cubs             9  13   0    6


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