Chicago Cubs 3, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 135
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Sunday, September 3, 1978 (D) at Wrigley Field

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    1  1  0  -   2 10  1
CHI N    1  0  0    0  0  0    2  0  x  -   3 10  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Landestoy ss                  4   0   1   0       0   0       2   3
Drumright 2b                  3   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
  Alou ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gonzalez 2b                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Puhl cf                       4   0   4   1       0   0       1   0
Cruz rf                       3   0   0   0       1   0       4   0
Cabell 3b                     4   1   1   0       0   0       2   2
Walling lf                    3   0   2   1       0   0       2   0
  Baldwin ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Bergman 1b                    2   0   0   0       1   0       9   0
  Watson ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Pujols c                      3   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Forsch p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Bochy c                     1   1   1   0       0   0       2   1
Totals                       32   2  10   2       2   1      24  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Sambito-Bochy-Bergman.
E: Drumright (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Puhl (22,off Lamp); Bochy (5,off Hernandez).
3B: Cabell (8,off Lamp).
GDP: Pujols (6,off Lamp); Bergman (5,off Lamp).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Puhl (26,2nd base off Lamp/Rader).
CS: Drumright (1,2nd base by Lamp/Rader); Walling (2,2nd base by Lamp/Rader).

Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gross cf,lf                   4   1   2   1       0   0       1   0
Scott 3b                      2   0   0   0       0   0       1   3
  Thompson ph                 1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Hernandez p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Buckner 1b                    4   0   1   0       0   0      14   1
Kingman lf                    2   0   0   1       0   1       2   0
  Kelleher 3b                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Murcer rf                     4   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Trillo 2b                     4   0   2   0       0   0       2   6
Rader c                       2   0   0   0       1   0       1   3
  Meoli pr                    0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cox c                       1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
De Jesus ss                   3   1   1   0       0   0       2   2
Lamp p                        2   0   2   0       0   0       0   0
  Biittner ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  White pr,cf                 0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       31   3  10   3       1   2      27  17

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Buckner-Scott, Scott-Trillo-Buckner, Trillo-Buckner.

BATTING - 
SH: Scott (7,off Forsch); Kingman (2,off Forsch).
GDP: Buckner (10,off Sambito).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Trillo (7,2nd base by Forsch/Pujols).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Forsch L(8-5)                 6.1   9   3   2   1   1   0  29
Sambito                       1.2   1   0   0   0   1   0   5
Totals                        8    10   3   2   1   2   0  34


Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lamp W(6-13)                  7     8   1   1   2   1   0  26
Hernandez SV(2)               2     2   1   1   0   0   0   8
Totals                        9    10   2   2   2   1   0  34


Umpires: HP - Jerry Crawford, 1B - Doug Harvey, 2B - Andy Olsen, 3B - Jim Quick
Time of Game: 2:20   


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Chicago Cubs             
1. Landestoy           ss        Gross               cf
2. Drumright           2b        Scott               3b
3. Puhl                cf        Buckner             1b
4. Cruz                rf        Kingman             lf
5. Cabell              3b        Murcer              rf
6. Walling             lf        Trillo              2b
7. Bergman             1b        Rader               c
8. Pujols              c         De Jesus            ss
9. Forsch              p         Lamp                p

ASTROS 1ST: Landestoy grounded out (third to first); Drumright
singled to center; Drumright was caught stealing second (catcher
to shortstop); Puhl singled to center; Puhl stole second; Cruz
walked; Cabell grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 1ST: Gross singled to left; Scott out on a sacrifice bunt
(catcher to first) [Gross to second]; Buckner singled to pitcher
[Gross to third]; Kingman out on a sacrifice bunt (third to
first) [Gross scored, Buckner to second]; Murcer grounded out
(second to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Walling grounded out (catcher to first); Bergman
grounded out (second to first); Pujols flied out to right; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 1.

CUBS 2ND: Trillo lined to center; Rader popped to shortstop; De
Jesus grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Cubs 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Forsch flied out to left; Landestoy grounded out
(second to first); Drumright grounded out (shortstop to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 1.

CUBS 3RD: Lamp singled to center; Gross lined to left; Scott
flied out to left; Buckner popped to catcher in foul territory;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 1.

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

CUBS 4TH: Kingman struck out; Murcer singled to right; Trillo
grounded out (shortstop to first) [Murcer to second]; Rader
reached on a fielder's choice [Murcer out at third (third
unassisted)]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Walling singled to center; Walling was caught
stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Bergman walked; Pujols
grounded into a double play (third to second to first) [Bergman
out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 1.

CUBS 5TH: De Jesus grounded out (third to first); Lamp singled
to shortstop; Gross popped to third; On a bunt Scott grounded
out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Forsch struck out; Landestoy singled to first;
Drumright flied out to right; Puhl singled to center [Landestoy
to third]; Cruz lined to left; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0,
Cubs 1.

CUBS 6TH: Buckner lined to right; Kingman flied out to right;
Murcer flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs
1.

ASTROS 7TH: Cabell tripled to right; Walling singled to right
[Cabell scored]; Bergman grounded into a double play (second to
first) [Walling out at second]; Pujols grounded out (second to
first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 1.

CUBS 7TH: Trillo singled to left; Trillo was caught stealing
second (catcher to shortstop to first); Rader walked; MEOLI RAN
FOR RADER; De Jesus singled to shortstop [Meoli to second];
BIITTNER BATTED FOR LAMP; Biittner reached on an error by
Drumright [Meoli to third, De Jesus to second, Biittner to
first]; WHITE RAN FOR BIITTNER; Gross singled to left [Meoli
scored, De Jesus to third, White to second]; THOMPSON BATTED FOR
SCOTT; Thompson singled to first [De Jesus scored (unearned),
White to third, Gross to second]; Debut game for Scot
Thompson; SAMBITO REPLACED PUJOLS (PITCHING); BOCHY REPLACED
FORSCH (PLAYING C ); Buckner grounded into a double play
(pitcher to catcher to first) [White out at home]; 2 R (1 ER), 4
H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 3.

ASTROS 8TH: HERNANDEZ REPLACED THOMPSON (PITCHING); COX REPLACED
MEOLI (PLAYING C ); WHITE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); GROSS
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); KELLEHER REPLACED KINGMAN
(PLAYING 3B); Bochy doubled to right; Landestoy grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Bochy to third]; ALOU BATTED FOR
DRUMRIGHT; Alou flied out to right; Puhl singled to center
[Bochy scored]; Cruz grounded out (pitcher to first); 1 R, 2 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 3.

CUBS 8TH: GONZALEZ REPLACED ALOU (PLAYING 2B); Kelleher struck
out; Murcer lined to right; Trillo singled to left; Cox forced
Trillo (shortstop unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2,
Cubs 3.

ASTROS 9TH: Cabell flied out to left; BALDWIN BATTED FOR
WALLING; Baldwin grounded out (third to first); WATSON BATTED
FOR BERGMAN; Watson lined to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Cubs 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2  10   1    5
 Cubs             3  10   0    7


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