Houston Astros 3, Chicago Cubs 1
Regular Season Game 60
Played on Sunday, June 18, 1978 (N) at Astrodome

CHI N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  0  -   1  4  1
HOU N    1  0  0    1  0  0    0  1  x  -   3  6  1
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
De Jesus ss                   2   1   1   0       2   1       2   3
Gross cf                      4   0   2   0       0   0       3   0
Buckner 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   0       8   2
Murcer rf                     3   0   0   1       0   0       3   0
Biittner lf                   4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Ontiveros 3b                  4   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
Trillo 2b                     3   0   0   0       1   1       3   2
Rader c                       3   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
  Clines ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Lamp p                        2   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Kingman ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Holtzman p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McGlothen p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   1   4   1       3   3      24  12

FIELDING - 
E: Ontiveros (6).

BATTING - 
SF: Murcer (2,off Sambito).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Gross (1,2nd base off Dixon/Ferguson).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Walling cf                    4   1   1   0       0   0       5   0
Bergman lf,1b                 4   0   1   0       0   0       5   0
Cabell 3b                     3   1   1   1       0   0       1   1
Cruz rf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       6   0
Watson 1b                     3   1   1   0       1   0       3   0
  Howard pr,lf                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Howe 2b                       4   0   2   2       0   0       3   3
Ferguson c                    3   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Fischlin ss                   2   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Dixon p                       2   0   0   0       1   1       0   1
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       29   3   6   3       3   1      27   6

FIELDING - 
E: Cruz (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Howe (18,off Lamp); Cabell (7,off Holtzman).
SF: Cabell (2,off Lamp).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Fischlin (1,2nd base off Holtzman/Rader).
CS: Howe (2,2nd base by McGlothen/Rader).

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lamp L(2-7)                   6     5   2   2   0   1   0  24
Holtzman                      1.1   1   1   1   2   0   0   7
McGlothen                     0.2   0   0   0   1   0   0   2
Totals                        8     6   3   3   3   1   0  33


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dixon W(3-2)                  7     4   1   1   3   2   0  29
Sambito SV(5)                 2     0   0   0   0   1   0   6
Totals                        9     4   1   1   3   3   0  35

Dixon faced 2 batters in the 8th inning

Umpires: HP - Bill Williams, 1B - Dick Stello, 2B - Bruce Froemming, 3B - Eric Gregg
Time of Game: 2:16   Attendance: 14770


Starting Lineups:

   Chicago Cubs                  Houston Astros           
1. De Jesus            ss        Walling             cf
2. Gross               cf        Bergman             lf
3. Buckner             1b        Cabell              3b
4. Murcer              rf        Cruz                rf
5. Biittner            lf        Watson              1b
6. Ontiveros           3b        Howe                2b
7. Trillo              2b        Ferguson            c
8. Rader               c         Fischlin            ss
9. Lamp                p         Dixon               p

CUBS 1ST: De Jesus struck out; Gross singled; Gross stole
second; Buckner flied out to right; Murcer flied out to center;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Walling singled; Bergman singled [Walling to third];
Cabell hit a sacrifice fly to right [Walling scored]; Cruz flied
out to right; Watson forced Bergman (shortstop to second); 1 R,
2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 1.

CUBS 2ND: Biittner grounded out (second to first); Ontiveros
flied out to center; Trillo reached on an error by Cruz [Trillo
to first]; Rader grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E,
1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Howe singled; Ferguson forced Howe (third to
second); Fischlin forced Ferguson (third to second); Dixon
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 1.

CUBS 3RD: Lamp struck out; De Jesus walked; Gross made an out to
third; Buckner flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs
0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Walling flied out to center; Bergman grounded out
(pitcher to first); Cabell reached on an error by Ontiveros
[Cabell to first]; Cruz grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0
H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 1.

CUBS 4TH: Murcer flied out to left; Biittner singled; Ontiveros
flied out to left; Trillo flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Watson singled; Howe doubled [Watson scored];
Ferguson grounded out (second to first) [Howe to third];
Fischlin reached on a fielder's choice [Howe out at home (first
to catcher)]; Dixon flied out to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cubs 0, Astros 2.

CUBS 5TH: Rader flied out to right; Lamp made an out to second;
De Jesus singled; Gross flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Walling grounded out (pitcher to first); Bergman
grounded out (second to first); Cabell made an out to third; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 2.

CUBS 6TH: Buckner grounded out (first unassisted); Murcer flied
out to right; Biittner flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cubs 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Cruz flied out to right; Watson flied out to center;
Howe grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cubs 0, Astros 2.

CUBS 7TH: Ontiveros flied out to center; Trillo walked; Rader
flied out to center; KINGMAN BATTED FOR LAMP; Kingman forced
Trillo (third to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros
2.

ASTROS 7TH: HOLTZMAN REPLACED KINGMAN (PITCHING); Ferguson
grounded out (shortstop to first); Fischlin walked; Fischlin
stole second; Dixon walked; Walling flied out to center; Bergman
made an out to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 2.

CUBS 8TH: De Jesus walked; Gross singled [De Jesus to second];
SAMBITO REPLACED DIXON (PITCHING); Buckner forced Gross (second
to shortstop) [De Jesus to third]; Murcer hit a sacrifice fly to
right [De Jesus scored]; Biittner made an out to second; 1 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Cabell doubled; Cruz grounded out (first unassisted)
[Cabell to third]; MCGLOTHEN REPLACED HOLTZMAN (PITCHING);
Watson walked; HOWARD RAN FOR WATSON; Howe forced Howard (first
to shortstop) [Cabell scored]; Howe was caught stealing second
(catcher to shortstop); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 3.

CUBS 9TH: HOWARD STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); BERGMAN CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); Ontiveros grounded out (pitcher to
first); Trillo struck out; CLINES BATTED FOR RADER; Clines
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1,
Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             1   4   1    7
 Astros           3   6   1    6


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