Houston Astros 2, Chicago Cubs 1
Regular Season Game 126
Played on Tuesday, August 22, 1978 (N) at Astrodome

CHI N    0  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  0  -   1  7  1
HOU N    1  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  x  -   2  4  0
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
De Jesus ss                   3   0   1   0       1   0       1   1
Gross cf                      3   0   1   0       1   0       3   0
Biittner lf                   4   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Buckner 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   0       8   0
Murcer rf                     4   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Trillo 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   1       1   4
Scott 3b                      4   1   1   0       0   0       1   2
Blackwell c                   3   0   2   0       0   1       4   0
  Kelleher pr                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Rader c                     1   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Krukow p                      1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Vail ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hernandez p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  McGlothen p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   1   7   1       2   3      24   8

FIELDING - 
E: Biittner (7).

BATTING - 
2B: Blackwell (2,off Lemongello).
SF: Krukow (1,off Lemongello).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Scott (18,3rd base off Lemongello/Bochy); De Jesus (27,2nd base off Lemongello/Bochy);
Gross (3,2nd base off Lemongello/Bochy).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl cf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       6   0
Gonzalez 2b                   4   0   1   0       0   1       1   2
Cabell 1b                     2   1   0   0       0   0       7   0
Cruz rf                       2   0   0   0       2   0       1   0
Howe 3b                       4   1   2   1       0   0       1   0
Walling lf                    3   0   0   0       1   1       6   1
Sexton ss                     3   0   1   0       1   1       1   3
Bochy c                       2   0   0   1       1   1       4   0
Lemongello p                  3   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
Totals                       27   2   4   2       5   6      27   7

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Walling-Bochy.
PB: Bochy (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Howe (33,off Krukow).
SF: Bochy (1,off Krukow).
HBP: Cabell 2 (5,by Krukow 2).
IBB: Bochy (2,by Krukow); Walling (1,by Krukow).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Sexton (12,2nd base off Krukow/Blackwell); Gonzalez (3,2nd base off Hernandez/Rader).

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Krukow L(5-2)                 6     3   2   2   4   3   0  27
Hernandez                     0.2   1   0   0   1   0   0   4
McGlothen                     1.1   0   0   0   0   3   0   4
Totals                        8     4   2   2   5   6   0  35

HBP: Krukow 2 (4,Cabell 2).
IBB: Krukow 2 (3,Bochy,Walling).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lemongello W(9-11)            9     7   1   1   2   3   0  35

WP: Lemongello (4).

Umpires: HP - Ed Montague, 1B - Harry Wendelstedt, 2B - Dutch Rennert, 3B - Lee Weyer
Time of Game: 2:06   Attendance: 9721


Starting Lineups:

   Chicago Cubs                  Houston Astros           
1. De Jesus            ss        Puhl                cf
2. Gross               cf        Gonzalez            2b
3. Biittner            lf        Cabell              1b
4. Buckner             1b        Cruz                rf
5. Murcer              rf        Howe                3b
6. Trillo              2b        Walling             lf
7. Scott               3b        Sexton              ss
8. Blackwell           c         Bochy               c
9. Krukow              p         Lemongello          p

CUBS 1ST: De Jesus grounded out (shortstop to first); Gross
singled to right; Biittner lined to center; Buckner flied out to
left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl grounded out (second to first); Gonzalez struck
out; Cabell was hit by a pitch; Cruz walked [Cabell to second];
Howe singled to left [Cabell scored, Cruz to third (error by
Biittner)]; Walling flied out to center; 1 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. 
Cubs 0, Astros 1.

CUBS 2ND: Murcer lined to third; Trillo struck out; Scott
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Sexton grounded out (third to first); Bochy flied
out to center; Lemongello was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 1.

CUBS 3RD: Blackwell doubled to center; On a bunt Krukow singled
to third [Blackwell to third]; De Jesus flied out to center;
Gross hit into a double play (left to catcher) [Blackwell out at
home]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Puhl grounded out (second to first); Gonzalez lined
to first; Cabell was hit by a pitch; Cruz popped to shortstop; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 1.

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

ASTROS 4TH: Howe grounded out (third to first); Walling grounded
out (second to first); Sexton walked; Sexton stole second; Bochy
was walked intentionally; Lemongello grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 1.

CUBS 5TH: Scott singled to shortstop; Lemongello threw a wild
pitch [Scott to second]; Scott stole third; Blackwell struck
out; Krukow hit a sacrifice fly to center [Scott scored]; De
Jesus walked; De Jesus stole second; Bochy allowed a passed ball
[De Jesus to third]; Gross walked; Gross stole second; Biittner
lined to center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Puhl lined to left; Gonzalez popped to catcher in
foul territory; Cabell lined to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cubs 1, Astros 1.

CUBS 6TH: Buckner grounded out (shortstop to first); Murcer
lined to right; Trillo grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Cruz flied out to left; Howe doubled to center;
Walling was walked intentionally; Sexton singled to right [Howe
to third, Walling to second]; Bochy hit a sacrifice fly to
center [Howe scored]; Lemongello was called out on strikes; 1 R,
2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 2.

CUBS 7TH: Scott grounded out (shortstop to first); Blackwell
singled to center; KELLEHER RAN FOR BLACKWELL; VAIL BATTED FOR
KRUKOW; Vail popped to center; De Jesus singled to center
[Kelleher to second]; Gross flied out to left; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: RADER REPLACED KELLEHER (PLAYING C ); HERNANDEZ
REPLACED VAIL (PITCHING); Puhl grounded out (pitcher to first);
Gonzalez singled to center; Cabell flied to left in foul
territory; Gonzalez stole second; Cruz walked; MCGLOTHEN
REPLACED HERNANDEZ (PITCHING); Howe forced Cruz (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 2.

CUBS 8TH: Biittner popped to shortstop; Buckner flied out to
left; Murcer lined to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Walling struck out; Sexton was called out on
strikes; Bochy was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cubs 1, Astros 2.

CUBS 9TH: Trillo popped to first in foul territory; On a bunt
Scott grounded out (pitcher to first); Rader was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             1   7   1    7
 Astros           2   4   0    9


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