Chicago Cubs 9, Houston Astros 4
Regular Season Game 51
Played on Tuesday, June 6, 1978 (D) at Wrigley Field

HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  1    0  0  2  -   4 11  2
CHI N    0  3  0    1  0  5    0  0  x  -   9 11  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl cf                       5   0   2   1       0   0       2   0
Sexton ss                     5   0   1   0       0   2       3   4
Cabell 3b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Watson 1b                     4   2   2   1       0   0      10   2
Alou lf                       4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Howe 2b                       3   0   1   1       1   2       0   1
Cruz rf                       4   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Baldwin c                     4   1   1   1       0   0       4   0
Andujar p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       2   1
  Zamora p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Metzger ph                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Bergman ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   4  11   4       1   5      24   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Sambito-Watson.
E: Watson (2), Andujar (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Puhl (10,off Roberts); Cruz (10,off P. Reuschel); Baldwin (2,off P. Reuschel).
HR: Watson (6,4th inning off Roberts 0 on 1 out).
GDP: Cabell (8,off Roberts).
Team LOB: 7.

Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
De Jesus ss                   3   1   1   0       2   1       1   3
  Meoli 2b                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Gross cf,rf,lf                4   2   2   1       1   0       1   0
Biittner 1b                   4   1   1   1       1   1      14   0
Kingman lf                    5   1   1   4       0   1       1   0
  P. Reuschel p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Murcer rf                     4   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
  Wallis cf                   1   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Trillo 2b                     3   0   1   0       1   0       1   4
  Moore p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Clines ph,rf                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ontiveros 3b                  3   1   1   0       1   0       1   3
Rader c                       3   1   0   0       1   1       4   1
Roberts p                     3   1   2   3       0   0       1   1
  Kelleher 2b,ss              1   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Totals                       35   9  11   9       7   4      27  16

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. De Jesus-Trillo-Biittner.

BATTING - 
2B: Roberts (2,off Andujar); Ontiveros (6,off Andujar); Biittner (3,off Andujar);
Gross (3,off Zamora); Trillo (8,off Zamora); De Jesus (6,off Sambito).
HR: Kingman (11,6th inning off Zamora 3 on 1 out).
IBB: Biittner (2,by Zamora).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Murcer (5,2nd base off Andujar/Baldwin).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Andujar L(3-3)                5.1   6   6   6   6   2   0  28
Zamora                        0.2   3   3   3   1   0   1   6
Sambito                       2     2   0   0   0   2   0   8
Totals                        8    11   9   9   7   4   1  42

IBB: Zamora (1,Biittner).

Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Roberts W(3-0)                6     7   2   2   1   3   1  25
Moore                         2     1   0   0   0   0   0   7
P. Reuschel                   1     3   2   2   0   2   0   6
Totals                        9    11   4   4   1   5   1  38


Umpires: HP - Ed Montague, 1B - Lee Weyer, 2B - Harry Wendelstedt, 3B - Dutch Rennert
Time of Game: 2:20   Attendance: 14107


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl grounded out (pitcher to first); Sexton struck
out; Cabell singled to center; Watson grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 1ST: De Jesus walked; De Jesus was picked off first but was
safe on an error by Andujar [De Jesus to second]; Gross grounded
out (shortstop to first) [De Jesus to third]; Biittner grounded
out (pitcher to first); Kingman struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Alou grounded out (second to first); Howe struck
out; Cruz grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 2ND: Murcer singled to right; Murcer stole second; Trillo
popped to first in foul territory; Ontiveros walked; Rader
walked [Murcer to third, Ontiveros to second]; Roberts doubled
to center [Murcer scored, Ontiveros scored, Rader scored]; De
Jesus was called out on strikes; Gross walked; Biittner grounded
out (first to pitcher); 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Baldwin lined to center; On a bunt Andujar made an
out to pitcher; Puhl doubled to right; Sexton grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 3.

CUBS 3RD: Kingman popped to shortstop; Murcer popped to first in
foul territory; Trillo walked; Ontiveros doubled to left [Trillo
to third]; Rader grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Cabell grounded out (shortstop to first); Watson
homered; Alou flied to left in foul territory; Howe walked; Cruz
popped to third in foul territory; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
1, Cubs 3.

CUBS 4TH: Roberts grounded out (first to pitcher); De Jesus
grounded out (shortstop to first); Gross singled to center;
Biittner doubled to left [Gross scored]; Kingman popped to
third; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Baldwin grounded out (third to first); Andujar
struck out (catcher to first); Puhl lined to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 4.

CUBS 5TH: Murcer flied out to center; Trillo grounded out
(second to first); Ontiveros grounded out (shortstop to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Sexton singled to left; Cabell grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Sexton out at
second]; Watson singled to first; Alou singled to left [Watson
to second]; Howe singled to right [Watson scored, Alou to
third]; Cruz grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 4.

CUBS 6TH: Rader lined to first; Roberts singled to center; De
Jesus walked [Roberts to second]; ZAMORA REPLACED ANDUJAR
(PITCHING); Gross doubled to center [Roberts scored, De Jesus to
third]; Biittner was walked intentionally; Kingman homered [De
Jesus scored, Gross scored, Biittner scored]; Murcer popped to
shortstop; Trillo doubled to right; Ontiveros lined to left; 5
R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 9.

ASTROS 7TH: MOORE REPLACED TRILLO (PITCHING); KELLEHER REPLACED
ROBERTS (PLAYING 2B); Baldwin grounded out (shortstop to first);
METZGER BATTED FOR ZAMORA; Metzger singled to second; Puhl
forced Metzger (second to shortstop); On a bunt Sexton made an
out to pitcher; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 9.

CUBS 7TH: SAMBITO REPLACED METZGER (PITCHING); Rader was called
out on strikes; Kelleher popped to shortstop; De Jesus doubled
to left; Gross reached on an error by Watson [De Jesus to third,
Gross to first]; Biittner struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 2, Cubs 9.

ASTROS 8TH: MEOLI REPLACED DE JESUS (PLAYING 2B); KELLEHER
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING SS); WALLIS REPLACED MURCER (PLAYING
CF); GROSS CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); Cabell popped to
center; Watson grounded out (second to first); Alou grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 9.

CUBS 8TH: Kingman flied out to center; Wallis singled to first;
CLINES BATTED FOR MOORE; Clines lined into a double play
(pitcher to first) [Wallis out at first]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Cubs 9.

ASTROS 9TH: CLINES STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); GROSS CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); P. REUSCHEL REPLACED KINGMAN (PITCHING);
Howe was called out on strikes; Cruz doubled to center; Baldwin
doubled to left [Cruz scored]; BERGMAN BATTED FOR SAMBITO;
Bergman grounded out (second to first) [Baldwin to third]; Puhl
singled to shortstop [Baldwin scored]; Sexton was called out on
strikes; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Cubs 9.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           4  11   2    7
 Cubs             9  11   0    9


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