Chicago Cubs 4, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 105
Played on Sunday, July 31, 1977 (D) at Astrodome

CHI N    0  1  0    0  0  3    0  0  0  -   4  8  0
HOU N    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  8  0
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
De Jesus ss                   4   0   0   0       0   1       4   5
Gross lf                      4   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Buckner 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   0      13   0
Morales cf                    4   1   1   1       0   0       3   0
Murcer rf                     3   2   1   1       1   0       1   0
Ontiveros 3b                  3   0   2   1       1   0       0   1
Kelleher 2b                   4   0   1   1       0   0       2   6
Swisher c                     4   0   2   0       0   0       3   0
Burris p                      4   0   0   0       0   2       0   2
Totals                       34   4   8   4       2   3      27  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Kelleher-De Jesus-Buckner, Kelleher-De Jesus-Buckner.

BATTING - 
2B: Morales (29,off Richard); Ontiveros (12,off Pentz).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Murcer (9,2nd base off Pentz/Herrmann).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl lf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
Cabell 3b                     4   1   1   0       0   0       0   4
Cedeno cf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Watson 1b                     4   0   3   1       0   0      13   0
Cruz rf                       4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Howe 2b                       4   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Herrmann c                    3   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Metzger ss                    3   0   1   0       0   0       2   3
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Richard p                     2   0   2   0       0   0       0   1
  Pentz p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gonzalez ss                 1   0   1   0       0   0       0   2
Totals                       33   1   8   1       0   3      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Metzger.

BATTING - 
2B: Watson 2 (23,off Burris 2).
GDP: Puhl 2 (2,off Burris 2).
Team LOB: 5.

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Burris W(11-10)               9     8   1   1   0   3   0  33

WP: Burris (5).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Richard L(9-9)                5.2   5   4   4   2   2   0  23
Pentz                         1.1   2   0   0   0   1   0   6
Forsch                        2     1   0   0   0   0   0   7
Totals                        9     8   4   4   2   3   0  36


Umpires: HP - Jim Quick, 1B - Bill Williams, 2B - Dick Stello, 3B - Bruce Froemming
Time of Game: 1:57   Attendance: 20094


Starting Lineups:

   Chicago Cubs                  Houston Astros           
1. De Jesus            ss        Puhl                lf
2. Gross               lf        Cabell              3b
3. Buckner             1b        Cedeno              cf
4. Morales             cf        Watson              1b
5. Murcer              rf        Cruz                rf
6. Ontiveros           3b        Howe                2b
7. Kelleher            2b        Herrmann            c
8. Swisher             c         Metzger             ss
9. Burris              p         Richard             p

CUBS 1ST: De Jesus was called out on strikes; Gross flied out to
left; Buckner grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl grounded out (second to first); Cabell singled
to center; Cedeno grounded out (second to first) [Cabell to
second]; Watson doubled to center [Cabell scored]; Cruz grounded
out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros
1.

CUBS 2ND: Morales grounded out (shortstop to first); Murcer
walked; Ontiveros singled to right [Murcer to third]; Kelleher
singled to right [Murcer scored, Ontiveros to second]; Swisher
lined into a double play (shortstop unassisted) [Ontiveros out
at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Howe struck out; Herrmann flied out to center;
Metzger grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cubs 1, Astros 1.

CUBS 3RD: Burris flied out to left; De Jesus grounded out
(shortstop to first); Gross flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Richard singled to shortstop; Puhl grounded into a
double play (second to shortstop to first) [Richard out at
second]; Cabell grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 1.

CUBS 4TH: Buckner lined to right; Morales grounded out (third to
first); Murcer grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Cedeno lined to left; Watson grounded out (shortstop
to first); Cruz struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1,
Astros 1.

CUBS 5TH: Ontiveros walked; Kelleher lined to center; Swisher
grounded out (third to first) [Ontiveros to second]; Burris
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Howe popped to shortstop; Herrmann grounded out
(pitcher to first); Metzger singled to center; Richard singled
to shortstop [Metzger to second]; Puhl lined to second; 0 R, 2
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 1.

CUBS 6TH: De Jesus lined to left; Gross singled to center;
Buckner grounded out (pitcher to first) [Gross to second];
Morales doubled to left [Gross scored]; Murcer singled to right
[Morales scored]; PENTZ REPLACED RICHARD (PITCHING); Murcer
stole second; Ontiveros doubled to right [Murcer scored];
Kelleher grounded out (shortstop to first); 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Cabell grounded out (second to first); Cedeno struck
out; Watson singled to left; Cruz flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 1.

CUBS 7TH: Swisher singled to center; On a bunt Burris struck
out; De Jesus grounded out (third to first) [Swisher to second];
Gross flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros
1.

ASTROS 7TH: Howe flied out to center; Herrmann grounded out
(first unassisted); Metzger lined to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 1.

CUBS 8TH: FORSCH REPLACED METZGER (PITCHING); GONZALEZ REPLACED
PENTZ (PLAYING SS); Buckner lined to center; Morales grounded
out (third to first); Murcer flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Gonzalez singled to left; Puhl grounded into a
double play (second to shortstop to first) [Gonzalez out at
second]; Cabell grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 1.

CUBS 9TH: Ontiveros lined to first; Kelleher grounded out
(shortstop to first); Swisher singled to center; Burris grounded
out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros
1.

ASTROS 9TH: Cedeno popped to center; Watson doubled to left;
Burris threw a wild pitch [Watson to third]; Cruz popped to
shortstop; Howe grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             4   8   0    5
 Astros           1   8   0    5


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