Chicago Cubs 2, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 50
Played on Monday, June 5, 1978 (D) at Wrigley Field

HOU N    0  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  8  0
CHI N    0  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  1  -   2  8  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl cf                       4   0   2   1       0   0       3   0
Sexton ss                     4   0   0   0       0   0       3   5
Cabell 3b                     3   0   2   0       0   0       1   3
Cruz rf                       3   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Watson 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   0      11   0
Walling lf                    3   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
Howe 2b                       4   1   2   0       0   0       3   2
Baldwin c                     4   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Lemongello p                  2   0   1   0       0   1       1   1
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   1   8   1       2   1      25  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Sexton-Watson, Howe-Sexton-Watson, Cabell-Watson.

BATTING - 
2B: Howe (16,off Lamp); Puhl (9,off Lamp).
SH: Lemongello (5,off Lamp).
HBP: Cabell (2,by Lamp).
GDP: Baldwin (1,off Lamp); Watson (5,off Hernandez).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cabell (7,2nd base off Lamp/Rader); Cruz (8,2nd base off Lamp/Rader).
CS: Puhl (4,2nd base by Lamp/Rader).

Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
De Jesus ss                   4   0   1   1       0   0       3   2
Gross lf                      3   0   1   0       1   0       3   0
Biittner 1b                   4   0   1   0       0   0      11   0
Murcer rf                     3   0   1   0       1   0       1   0
Trillo 2b                     4   1   1   0       0   0       7   6
Ontiveros 3b                  2   1   1   0       1   0       1   2
Rader c                       3   0   2   1       0   0       1   1
Wallis cf                     3   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Lamp p                        2   0   0   0       0   0       0   4
  Buckner ph                  0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Kelleher pr                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hernandez p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Clines ph                   0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Totals                       28   2   8   2       6   0      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Ontiveros-Trillo-Biittner, De Jesus-Trillo-Biittner.

BATTING - 
2B: Murcer (7,off Lemongello).
SH: Ontiveros (1,off Lemongello); Rader (2,off Lemongello).
HBP: De Jesus (1,by Lemongello).
GDP: Biittner (3,off Lemongello); Murcer (6,off Lemongello); De Jesus (3,off
Lemongello).
IBB: Wallis (1,by Lemongello).
Team LOB: 10.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lemongello L(5-6)             8.1   7   2   2   6   0   0  36
Sambito                       0     1   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        8.1   8   2   2   6   0   0  37

HBP: Lemongello (2,De Jesus).
IBB: Lemongello (2,Wallis).

Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lamp                          7     7   1   1   2   1   0  29
Hernandez W(5-1)              2     1   0   0   0   0   0   6
Totals                        9     8   1   1   2   1   0  35

HBP: Lamp (1,Cabell).

Umpires: HP - Dutch Rennert, 1B - Ed Montague, 2B - Lee Weyer, 3B - Harry Wendelstedt
Ejections: Mark Lemongello by Dutch Rennert [Balls and strikes (Threw
equipment)]
Time of Game: 2:27   Attendance: 10201


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Chicago Cubs             
1. Puhl                cf        De Jesus            ss
2. Sexton              ss        Gross               lf
3. Cabell              3b        Biittner            1b
4. Cruz                rf        Murcer              rf
5. Watson              1b        Trillo              2b
6. Walling             lf        Ontiveros           3b
7. Howe                2b        Rader               c
8. Baldwin             c         Wallis              cf
9. Lemongello          p         Lamp                p

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl popped to third; Sexton grounded out (first
unassisted); Cabell popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 1ST: De Jesus was hit by a pitch; Gross flied out to left;
Biittner grounded into a double play (shortstop to first) [De
Jesus out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz grounded out (second to first); Watson grounded
out (shortstop to first); Walling grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 2ND: Murcer walked; Trillo grounded out (shortstop to
first) [Murcer to second]; Ontiveros grounded out (shortstop to
first) [Murcer to third]; Rader popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Howe doubled to right; Baldwin grounded out (pitcher
to first); Lemongello struck out; Puhl singled to first [Howe
scored]; Dennis Lamp failed to cover 1B; Puhl was caught
stealing second (catcher to shortstop); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Cubs 0.

CUBS 3RD: Wallis grounded out (shortstop to first); Lamp popped
to second; De Jesus grounded out (pitcher unassisted); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Sexton flied out to left; Cabell was hit by a pitch;
Cabell stole second; Cruz walked; Watson flied out to left;
Walling walked [Cabell to third, Cruz to second]; Howe popped to
second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 0.

CUBS 4TH: Gross walked; Biittner flied out to right; Murcer
grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first)
[Gross out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Baldwin singled to shortstop; Lemongello out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Baldwin to second]; Puhl
grounded out (pitcher to second) [Baldwin to third]; Sexton
popped to first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 0.

CUBS 5TH: Trillo singled to center; Ontiveros out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to first) [Trillo to second]; Rader singled to
right [Trillo scored, Rader to second (on throw to home)];
Wallis flied out to center; Lamp grounded out (third to first);
1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Cabell singled to center; Cruz forced Cabell (second
to shortstop); Cruz stole second; Watson grounded out (first
unassisted) [Cruz to third]; Walling grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 1.

CUBS 6TH: De Jesus grounded out (second to first); Gross singled
to center; Biittner singled to left [Gross to second]; Murcer
flied out to center [Gross to third]; Trillo popped to second; 0
R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Howe singled to left; Baldwin grounded into a double
play (third to second to first) [Howe out at second]; Lemongello
singled to center; Puhl doubled to right [Lemongello to third];
Sexton flied out to left; 0 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs
1.

CUBS 7TH: Ontiveros walked; Rader singled to left [Ontiveros to
second]; Wallis popped to first; BUCKNER BATTED FOR LAMP;
Buckner walked [Ontiveros to third, Rader to second]; KELLEHER
RAN FOR BUCKNER; De Jesus grounded into a double play (third to
first) [Rader out at third]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1,
Cubs 1.

ASTROS 8TH: HERNANDEZ REPLACED KELLEHER (PITCHING); Cabell
singled to left; Cruz forced Cabell (third to shortstop); Watson
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Cruz
out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 1.

CUBS 8TH: Gross flied out to center; Biittner lined to left;
Murcer doubled to center; Trillo popped to first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 1.

ASTROS 9TH: Walling grounded out (second to first); Howe lined
to right; Baldwin popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Cubs 1.

CUBS 9TH: Ontiveros singled to right; Rader out on a sacrifice
bunt (third to second) [Ontiveros to second]; Wallis was walked
intentionally; CLINES BATTED FOR HERNANDEZ; Clines walked
[Ontiveros to third, Wallis to second]; Mark Lemongello
ejected by HP umpire Dutch Rennert when he charged off the
mound; Lemongello shouted obscenities at Rennert and then threw
equipment; SAMBITO REPLACED LEMONGELLO (PITCHING); De Jesus
singled to right [Ontiveros scored, Wallis to third, Clines to
second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           1   8   0    7
 Cubs             2   8   0   10


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