Chicago Cubs 11, Houston Astros 5
Regular Season Game 29
Played on Tuesday, May 10, 1977 (N) at Astrodome

CHI N    0  0  0    5  0  2    0  0  4  -  11 10  2
HOU N    0  0  1    0  0  0    1  0  3  -   5 10  2
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
De Jesus ss                   5   1   1   0       0   2       0   6
Clines lf                     5   0   1   2       0   1       1   0
Biittner 1b                   4   1   0   0       1   0      10   1
Murcer rf                     4   2   0   0       1   0       1   0
Morales cf                    3   1   1   0       1   0       2   0
Trillo 2b                     4   2   1   0       0   1       8   2
Ontiveros 3b                  3   1   3   4       1   0       0   2
  Cardenal pr                 0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Rosello 3b                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Mitterwald c                  4   1   2   4       0   0       4   0
Krukow p                      2   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
  Sutter p                    1   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
  R. Hernandez p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       35  11  10  10       4   4      27  12

FIELDING - 
E: De Jesus (6), Murcer (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Ontiveros (2,off Niekro); De Jesus (6,off Sambito).
3B: Trillo (3,off Niekro).
HR: Mitterwald (4,4th inning off Bannister 2 on 2 out).
SH: Krukow (1,off Bannister).
GDP: Mitterwald (3,off McLaughlin).
Team LOB: 2.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cruz rf                       5   2   2   0       0   0       2   1
Cabell 3b                     5   1   1   1       0   0       0   1
Cedeno cf                     4   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
  Niekro p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Roberts ph                  1   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
Crawford lf                   5   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Johnson 1b                    4   0   2   0       1   1       9   0
Ferguson c                    4   0   1   0       1   0       4   1
Gonzalez ss                   4   0   0   0       0   1       1   4
Howe 2b                       3   0   0   0       1   0       5   4
Bannister p                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Gardner ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McLaughlin p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Howard ph,cf                2   1   1   1       0   1       1   0
Totals                       39   5  10   3       3   4      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Gonzalez-Howe-Johnson, Cruz-Johnson.
E: Cruz (2), Crawford (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Cedeno (4,off Krukow); Crawford (3,off Krukow).
3B: Cruz (3,off Krukow); Cabell (3,off R. Hernandez).
HR: Howard (1,7th inning off Krukow 0 on 0 out).
Team LOB: 10.

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Krukow W(2-2)                 7     7   2   1   2   1   1  31
Sutter                        1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
R. Hernandez                  1     3   3   2   1   1   0   8
Totals                        9    10   5   3   3   4   1  42

Krukow faced 1 batter in the 8th inning

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bannister L(1-3)              4     3   5   5   3   3   1  18
McLaughlin                    3     2   2   1   1   1   0  11
Niekro                        1     3   3   3   0   0   0   6
Sambito                       1     2   1   1   0   0   0   5
Totals                        9    10  11  10   4   4   1  40

Niekro faced 3 batters in the 9th inning
BK: McLaughlin (1).

Umpires: HP - Andy Olsen, 1B - Jerry Crawford, 2B - Doug Harvey, 3B - Paul Pryor
Time of Game: 2:34   Attendance: 7070


Starting Lineups:

   Chicago Cubs                  Houston Astros           
1. De Jesus            ss        Cruz                rf
2. Clines              lf        Cabell              3b
3. Biittner            1b        Cedeno              cf
4. Murcer              rf        Crawford            lf
5. Morales             cf        Johnson             1b
6. Trillo              2b        Ferguson            c
7. Ontiveros           3b        Gonzalez            ss
8. Mitterwald          c         Howe                2b
9. Krukow              p         Bannister           p

CUBS 1ST: De Jesus struck out; Clines struck out; Biittner
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs
0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Cruz grounded out (second to first); Cabell grounded
out (shortstop to first); Cedeno doubled to left; Crawford flied
out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

CUBS 2ND: Murcer grounded out (second to first); Morales flied
out to left; Trillo lined to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs
0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Johnson singled to center; Ferguson singled to right
[Johnson to third]; Gonzalez popped to second; Howe popped to
second; Bannister forced Ferguson (shortstop to second); 0 R, 2
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

CUBS 3RD: Ontiveros walked; Mitterwald popped to second; Krukow
out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Ontiveros to
second]; De Jesus lined to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs
0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Cruz tripled to center; Cabell grounded out
(shortstop to first); Cedeno popped to second; Crawford reached
on an error by De Jesus [Cruz scored (unearned) (no RBI),
Crawford to second]; Johnson popped to second; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H,
1 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 1.

CUBS 4TH: Clines grounded out (pitcher to first); Biittner
walked; Murcer walked [Biittner to second]; Morales singled to
center [Biittner to third, Murcer to second]; Trillo was called
out on strikes; Ontiveros singled to right [Biittner scored,
Murcer scored, Morales to third]; Mitterwald homered [Morales
scored, Ontiveros scored]; Krukow grounded out (third to first);
5 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 5, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Ferguson grounded out (third to first); Gonzalez
lined to second; Howe walked; GARDNER BATTED FOR BANNISTER;
Gardner grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cubs 5, Astros 1.

CUBS 5TH: MCLAUGHLIN REPLACED GARDNER (PITCHING); De Jesus
struck out; Clines lined to right; Biittner grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 5, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Cruz grounded out (first unassisted); Cabell
grounded out (shortstop to first); Cedeno grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 5, Astros 1.

CUBS 6TH: Murcer reached on an error by Crawford [Murcer to
second]; Morales walked; Trillo forced Morales (shortstop to
second) [Murcer to third]; McLaughlin balked [Murcer scored
(unearned), Trillo to second]; Ontiveros singled to center
[Trillo scored]; Mitterwald grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Ontiveros out at second]; 2 R (1
ER), 1 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 7, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Crawford flied out to right; Johnson singled to
left; Ferguson walked [Johnson to second]; Gonzalez lined to
center; Howe forced Ferguson (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 7, Astros 1.

CUBS 7TH: Krukow singled to center; De Jesus popped to second;
Clines lined into a double play (right to first) [Krukow out at
first]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 7, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: HOWARD BATTED FOR MCLAUGHLIN; Howard hit an inside
the park homer to right; Cruz grounded out (second to first);
Cabell grounded out (shortstop to first); Cedeno was called out
on strikes; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 7, Astros 2.

CUBS 8TH: HOWARD STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); NIEKRO REPLACED
CEDENO (PITCHING); Biittner flied out to left; Murcer grounded
out (shortstop to first); Morales flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 7, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Crawford doubled to center; SUTTER REPLACED KRUKOW
(PITCHING); Johnson struck out; Ferguson popped to second;
Gonzalez struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 7, Astros 2.

CUBS 9TH: Trillo tripled to left; Ontiveros doubled to left
[Trillo scored]; CARDENAL RAN FOR ONTIVEROS; Mitterwald singled
to center [Cardenal scored]; SAMBITO REPLACED NIEKRO (PITCHING);
On a bunt Sutter forced Mitterwald (catcher to shortstop); De
Jesus doubled to right [Sutter to third]; Clines singled to
right [Sutter scored, De Jesus scored, Clines to second (error
by Cruz)]; Biittner popped to left; Murcer grounded out (second
to first); 4 R, 5 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 11, Astros 2.

ASTROS 9TH: ROSELLO REPLACED CARDENAL (PLAYING 3B); R. HERNANDEZ
REPLACED SUTTER (PITCHING); Howe flied out to center; Howard was
called out on strikes; Cruz singled to center; Cabell tripled to
center [Cruz scored]; ROBERTS BATTED FOR SAMBITO; Roberts
singled to left [Cabell scored]; Crawford reached on an error by
Murcer [Roberts scored (unearned) (no RBI), Crawford to second];
Johnson walked; Ferguson grounded out (pitcher to first); 3 R (2
ER), 3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 11, Astros 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs            11  10   2    2
 Astros           5  10   2   10


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