Houston Astros 11, Chicago Cubs 3
Regular Season Game 104
Played on Saturday, July 30, 1977 (D) at Astrodome

CHI N    0  0  1    1  0  0    1  0  0  -   3 14  3
HOU N    0  3  0    0  0  0    8  0  x  -  11 14  0
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
De Jesus ss                   5   2   3   0       0   0       3   5
Biittner lf                   3   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
  Clines lf                   2   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Buckner 1b                    5   0   2   0       0   0       5   0
Morales cf                    5   0   0   1       0   2       0   0
Murcer rf                     2   0   0   0       2   0       4   0
Ontiveros 3b                  4   1   2   0       0   1       0   0
Trillo 2b                     4   0   1   0       0   1       3   0
Mitterwald c                  4   0   2   0       0   0       5   0
R. Reuschel p                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Broberg p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wallis ph                   1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Moore p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cardenal ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  P. Reuschel p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  G. Hernandez p              1   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       38   3  14   2       2   6      24   5

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. De Jesus.
E: Biittner (11), Buckner (6), Ontiveros (13).

BATTING - 
2B: Buckner (13,off Dixon); De Jesus (15,off Sambito).
GDP: Buckner (8,off Sambito).
Team LOB: 10.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl lf                       4   2   4   2       1   0       2   1
Cabell 3b                     4   1   1   3       1   0       1   1
Cedeno cf                     5   1   2   1       0   1       1   0
Watson 1b                     4   1   1   2       1   0       4   0
Cruz rf                       4   1   1   0       1   1       2   0
Ferguson c                    5   1   2   0       0   0       8   0
Howe 2b                       4   1   1   0       1   1       3   1
Metzger ss                    4   2   1   0       1   1       6   3
Dixon p                       2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Sambito p                   2   1   1   1       0   0       0   1
Totals                       38  11  14   9       6   5      27   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Metzger-Howe, Metzger-Watson.

BATTING - 
2B: Puhl 3 (4,off R. Reuschel,off Moore,off P. Reuschel); Howe (15,off R. Reuschel);
Cedeno 2 (17,off R. Reuschel,off Moore); Watson (21,off P. Reuschel); Cabell
(24,off G. Hernandez).
IBB: Cruz (8,by P. Reuschel); Metzger (2,by P. Reuschel).
Team LOB: 9.

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
R. Reuschel                   2     6   3   3   1   2   0  13
Broberg                       1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Moore                         2     2   0   0   0   0   0   8
P. Reuschel L(4-3)            1.2   4   7   7   3   2   0  12
G. Hernandez                  1.1   2   1   1   2   1   0   8
Totals                        8    14  11  11   6   5   0  44

WP: P. Reuschel (3).
IBB: P. Reuschel 2 (7,Cruz,Metzger).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dixon                         5    10   2   2   1   3   0  24
Sambito W(5-3)                4     4   1   1   1   3   0  16
Totals                        9    14   3   3   2   6   0  40


Umpires: HP - Bruce Froemming, 1B - Jim Quick, 2B - Bill Williams, 3B - Dick Stello
Time of Game: 2:45   Attendance: 42916


Starting Lineups:

   Chicago Cubs                  Houston Astros           
1. De Jesus            ss        Puhl                lf
2. Biittner            lf        Cabell              3b
3. Buckner             1b        Cedeno              cf
4. Morales             cf        Watson              1b
5. Murcer              rf        Cruz                rf
6. Ontiveros           3b        Ferguson            c
7. Trillo              2b        Howe                2b
8. Mitterwald          c         Metzger             ss
9. R. Reuschel         p         Dixon               p

CUBS 1ST: De Jesus singled to left [De Jesus out at second (left
to shortstop)]; Debut game for Tom Dixon; Biittner
singled to right; Buckner lined to center; Morales struck out; 0
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl doubled to left; Cabell lined to right; Cedeno
struck out; Watson walked; Cruz singled to second [Puhl to
third, Watson to second]; Ferguson flied out to left; 0 R, 2 H,
0 E, 3 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

CUBS 2ND: Murcer popped to third; Ontiveros singled to center;
Trillo struck out; Mitterwald singled to right [Ontiveros to
second]; R. Reuschel struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Howe doubled to center; Metzger singled to first
[Howe scored (error by Buckner) (no RBI), Metzger to second];
Dixon struck out; Puhl singled to center [Metzger scored];
Cabell forced Puhl (shortstop to second); Cedeno doubled to
center [Cabell scored]; Watson grounded out (shortstop to
first); 3 R, 4 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 3.

CUBS 3RD: De Jesus singled to left; Biittner popped to catcher
in foul territory; Buckner singled to right [De Jesus to third];
Morales grounded out (pitcher to first) [De Jesus scored,
Buckner to second]; Murcer popped to catcher in foul territory;
1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 3.

ASTROS 3RD: BROBERG REPLACED R. REUSCHEL (PITCHING); Cruz
reached on an error by Biittner [Cruz to second]; Ferguson lined
into a double play (shortstop unassisted) [Cruz out at second];
Howe lined to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 3.

CUBS 4TH: Ontiveros singled to right; Trillo singled to third
[Ontiveros to second]; Mitterwald forced Trillo (shortstop to
second) [Ontiveros to third]; WALLIS BATTED FOR BROBERG; Wallis
singled to right [Ontiveros scored, Mitterwald to second]; De
Jesus flied out to left; Biittner lined to shortstop; 1 R, 3 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 4TH: MOORE REPLACED WALLIS (PITCHING); Metzger grounded
out (first unassisted); Dixon grounded out (first unassisted);
Puhl doubled to center; Cabell flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 3.

CUBS 5TH: Buckner doubled to right; Morales flied out to left;
Murcer walked; Ontiveros lined into a double play (shortstop to
second) [Buckner out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 2,
Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Cedeno doubled to left; Watson popped to second;
Cruz flied out to right; Ferguson grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 3.

CUBS 6TH: SAMBITO REPLACED DIXON (PITCHING); Trillo flied out to
right; Mitterwald popped to shortstop; CARDENAL BATTED FOR
MOORE; Cardenal struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2,
Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: P. REUSCHEL REPLACED CARDENAL (PITCHING); CLINES
REPLACED BIITTNER (PLAYING LF); Howe lined to left; Metzger
struck out; Sambito flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cubs 2, Astros 3.

CUBS 7TH: De Jesus doubled to center; Clines singled to center
[De Jesus to third]; Buckner grounded into a double play
(shortstop to first) [De Jesus scored (no RBI), Clines out at
second]; Morales struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 3,
Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Puhl doubled to center; Cabell walked; Cedeno forced
Cabell (shortstop to second) [Puhl to third]; Watson doubled to
center [Puhl scored, Cedeno scored]; Cruz was walked
intentionally; Ferguson singled to third [Watson to third, Cruz
to second]; Howe struck out while Watson advanced to home and
Cruz advanced to third and Ferguson advanced to second on a wild
pitch; Metzger was walked intentionally; Sambito singled to
center [Cruz scored, Ferguson to third, Metzger to second]; G.
HERNANDEZ REPLACED P. REUSCHEL (PITCHING); Puhl walked [Ferguson
scored, Metzger to third, Sambito to second]; Cabell doubled to
left [Metzger scored, Sambito scored, Puhl scored, Cabell to
third (error by Ontiveros)]; Cedeno grounded out (shortstop to
first); 8 R, 5 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 11.

CUBS 8TH: Murcer walked; Ontiveros struck out; Trillo flied out
to right; Mitterwald singled to center [Murcer to second]; G.
Hernandez singled to center [Murcer to third, Mitterwald to
second]; De Jesus forced G. Hernandez (third to second); 0 R, 2
H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 11.

ASTROS 8TH: Watson lined to right; Cruz struck out; Ferguson
singled to left; Howe walked [Ferguson to second]; Metzger lined
to pitcher; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 11.

CUBS 9TH: Clines popped to shortstop; Buckner grounded out
(second to first); Morales grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 11.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             3  14   3   10
 Astros          11  14   0    9


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