Houston Astros 8, Chicago Cubs 2
Regular Season Game 30
Played on Wednesday, May 11, 1977 (N) at Astrodome

CHI N    0  0  0    0  0  2    0  0  0  -   2  5  1
HOU N    2  0  5    0  0  0    0  1  x  -   8 12  1
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
De Jesus ss                   3   1   0   0       1   2       1   6
Gross lf                      2   0   1   2       2   0       1   0
Biittner 1b                   4   0   1   0       0   0       9   2
Murcer rf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Morales cf                    3   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Todd p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Buckner ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ontiveros 3b                  4   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
Mitterwald c                  3   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
  Cardenal pr                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Swisher c                   1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Kelleher 2b                   3   0   1   0       0   0       7   3
Burris p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  P. Reuschel p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Clines ph                   0   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Wallis cf                   1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Totals                       29   2   5   2       4   5      24  15

FIELDING - 
E: De Jesus (7).
PB: Mitterwald (2).

BATTING - 
SH: Burris (2,off Richard).
GDP: Biittner 2 (4,off Richard 2).
Team LOB: 5.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Howard lf                     5   0   2   0       0   0       3   0
Cabell 3b                     5   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
Cedeno cf                     3   3   2   1       2   0       2   0
Johnson 1b                    4   2   2   0       1   1       8   3
Cruz rf                       4   0   1   2       1   0       2   0
Ferguson c                    1   1   1   1       4   0       5   0
Gonzalez ss                   5   1   1   0       0   0       3   2
Howe 2b                       4   1   2   2       0   0       3   4
Richard p                     3   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   8  12   7       8   2      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Howe-Johnson, Johnson-Gonzalez-Johnson.
E: Gonzalez (8).

BATTING - 
2B: Cruz (6,off Burris).
HR: Cedeno (1,3rd inning off Burris 0 on 0 out).
SH: Richard (3,off Burris).
IBB: Ferguson (2,by Burris).
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno 2 (11,2nd base off Burris/Mitterwald,2nd base off Todd/Swisher);
Howard (3,2nd base off P. Reuschel/Mitterwald).

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Burris L(4-4)                 2.1   7   7   6   4   0   1  17
P. Reuschel                   2.2   3   0   0   1   1   0  12
Todd                          3     2   1   1   3   1   0  14
Totals                        8    12   8   7   8   2   1  43

WP: P. Reuschel (1).
IBB: Burris (3,Ferguson).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Richard W(2-3)                9     5   2   2   4   5   0  34

WP: Richard (3).

Umpires: HP - Jerry Crawford, 1B - Doug Harvey, 2B - Paul Pryor, 3B - Andy Olsen
Time of Game: 2:37   Attendance: 5436


Starting Lineups:

   Chicago Cubs                  Houston Astros           
1. De Jesus            ss        Howard              lf
2. Gross               lf        Cabell              3b
3. Biittner            1b        Cedeno              cf
4. Murcer              rf        Johnson             1b
5. Morales             cf        Cruz                rf
6. Ontiveros           3b        Ferguson            c
7. Mitterwald          c         Gonzalez            ss
8. Kelleher            2b        Howe                2b
9. Burris              p         Richard             p

CUBS 1ST: De Jesus struck out; Gross walked; Biittner grounded
into a double play (second to first) [Gross out at second]; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Howard singled to center; Cabell forced Howard
(shortstop to second); Cedeno walked [Cabell to second]; Cabell
was picked off second (pitcher to second); Cedeno stole second;
Johnson walked; Cruz doubled to center [Cedeno scored, Johnson
scored]; Ferguson was walked intentionally; Gonzalez forced
Ferguson (shortstop to second); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 0,
Astros 2.

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

ASTROS 2ND: Howe singled to pitcher; Richard out on a sacrifice
bunt (first to second) [Howe to second]; Howard grounded out
(second to first) [Howe to third]; Cabell lined to shortstop; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 2.

CUBS 3RD: Mitterwald struck out; Kelleher singled to left;
Burris out on a sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Kelleher to
second]; De Jesus was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Cedeno homered; Johnson singled to left; Cruz popped
to catcher in foul territory; Ferguson walked [Johnson to
second]; Gonzalez singled to left [Johnson to third, Ferguson to
second]; Howe singled to right [Johnson scored, Ferguson scored,
Gonzalez to second]; P. REUSCHEL REPLACED BURRIS (PITCHING); P.
Reuschel threw a wild pitch [Gonzalez to third, Howe to second];
Mitterwald allowed a passed ball [Gonzalez scored, Howe to
third]; Richard singled to left [Howe scored (unearned)]; Howard
forced Richard (shortstop to second); Cabell grounded out
(pitcher to first); 5 R (4 ER), 5 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros
7.

CUBS 4TH: Gross grounded out (first unassisted); Biittner lined
to left; Murcer grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 7.

ASTROS 4TH: Cedeno grounded out (shortstop to first); Johnson
singled to right; Cruz grounded out (second to first) [Johnson
to second]; Ferguson walked; Gonzalez grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 7.

CUBS 5TH: Morales was called out on strikes; Ontiveros lined to
left; Mitterwald popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cubs 0, Astros 7.

ASTROS 5TH: Howe grounded out (third to first); Richard popped
to second; Howard singled to center; Howard stole second; Cabell
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 7.

CUBS 6TH: Kelleher popped to shortstop; CLINES BATTED FOR P.
REUSCHEL; Clines walked; De Jesus walked [Clines to second];
Richard threw a wild pitch [Clines to third, De Jesus to
second]; Gross singled to left [Clines scored, De Jesus scored];
Biittner singled to right [Gross to second]; Murcer flied out to
right; Morales forced Biittner (shortstop to second); 2 R, 2 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 7.

ASTROS 6TH: WALLIS REPLACED CLINES (PLAYING CF); TODD REPLACED
MORALES (PITCHING); Cedeno singled to center; Johnson flied out
to left [Cedeno to third (error by De Jesus)]; Cruz flied out to
center; Ferguson walked; Gonzalez flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H,
1 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 7.

CUBS 7TH: Ontiveros grounded out (second to first); Mitterwald
singled to left; CARDENAL RAN FOR MITTERWALD; Kelleher reached
on an error by Gonzalez [Cardenal out at third (first to third),
Kelleher to first]; Wallis struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Cubs 2, Astros 7.

ASTROS 7TH: SWISHER REPLACED CARDENAL (PLAYING C ); Howe popped
to second; Richard grounded out (shortstop to first); Howard
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs
2, Astros 7.

CUBS 8TH: De Jesus grounded out (third to first); Gross walked;
Biittner grounded into a double play (first to shortstop to
first) [Gross out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2,
Astros 7.

ASTROS 8TH: Cabell grounded out (first to pitcher); Cedeno
walked; Cedeno stole second; Johnson struck out; Cruz walked;
Ferguson singled to left [Cedeno scored, Cruz to second];
Gonzalez grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Cubs 2, Astros 8.

CUBS 9TH: Murcer flied out to center; BUCKNER BATTED FOR TODD;
Buckner grounded out (second to first); Ontiveros singled to
center; Swisher flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs
2, Astros 8.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             2   5   1    5
 Astros           8  12   1   11


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