Chicago Cubs 4, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 136
Doubleheader Nightcap
Played on Sunday, September 3, 1978 (D) at Wrigley Field

HOU N    0  2  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  6  2
CHI N    0  0  1    1  0  2    0  0  x  -   4 11  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Landestoy ss                  5   0   1   0       0   1       2   6
Drumright 2b                  4   0   0   0       0   0       1   3
Puhl cf                       3   0   1   0       1   0       4   0
Cruz rf                       4   1   1   0       0   1       1   1
Cabell 3b,1b                  4   0   2   0       0   1       2   3
Walling lf                    1   1   0   0       2   1       0   0
  Alou ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Bergman 1b                    1   0   0   0       1   1       8   0
  Gonzalez ph,3b              1   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
Bochy c                       3   0   1   1       1   1       4   0
  Sexton pr                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ruhle p                       1   0   0   0       1   1       0   0
  Bannister p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Howard ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Andujar p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Watson ph                   0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Pujols pr                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   2   6   1       8   8      24  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Landestoy-Bergman.
E: Walling (3), Bergman (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Cruz (25,off Seoane); Cabell (24,off Holtzman).
GDP: Cruz 2 (8,off Holtzman,off Roberts); Bochy (7,off Holtzman); Landestoy
(1,off Hernandez).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Walling (8,2nd base off Seoane/Rader); Landestoy (4,2nd base off Holtzman/Rader).
CS: Cabell (13,2nd base by Seoane/Rader).

Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gross cf                      3   0   1   1       0   0       1   0
  Clines ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Roberts p                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  McGlothen p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hernandez p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Scott 3b                      3   0   1   0       1   0       1   1
Buckner 1b                    2   0   0   0       2   0       8   1
Kingman lf                    4   1   2   0       0   0       0   0
Murcer rf                     3   1   2   0       1   0       1   0
Trillo 2b                     3   0   1   1       0   1       2   4
Rader c                       3   0   0   0       0   0       7   1
  Meoli pr                    0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
  White cf                    1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
De Jesus ss                   4   1   2   1       0   0       4   4
Seoane p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Holtzman p                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Moore p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Thompson ph                 1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Cox c                       1   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Totals                       31   4  11   4       4   3      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 4. De Jesus-Buckner, Scott-Trillo-Buckner, Buckner-De Jesus-Buckner, Trillo-Buckner.
E: Scott (10), White (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Kingman (13,off Ruhle).
SH: Holtzman (1,off Ruhle).
SF: Trillo (7,off Ruhle).
GDP: Buckner (11,off Ruhle).
IBB: Murcer (10,by Andujar).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Scott 2 (22,2nd base off Ruhle/Bochy,2nd base off Andujar/Bochy).
CS: Scott (8,3rd base by Andujar/Bochy).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ruhle L(2-2)                  5.2   8   4   4   2   1   0  27
Bannister                     0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Andujar                       2     3   0   0   2   2   0   9
Totals                        8    11   4   4   4   3   0  37

IBB: Andujar (5,Murcer).

Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Seoane                        1.1   3   2   1   3   1   0   9
Holtzman                      4.1   3   0   0   2   4   0  16
Moore W(9-6)                  0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Roberts                       2.1   0   0   0   1   2   0   8
McGlothen                     0     0   0   0   2   0   0   2
Hernandez SV(3)               0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        9     6   2   1   8   8   0  37


Umpires: HP - Doug Harvey, 1B - Andy Olsen, 2B - Jim Quick, 3B - Jerry Crawford
Time of Game: 3:17   Attendance: 29528


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. Bochy               c         De Jesus            ss
9. Ruhle               p         Seoane              p

ASTROS 1ST: Landestoy was called out on strikes; Drumright
grounded out (shortstop to first); Puhl popped to third; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 1ST: Gross grounded out (second to first); Scott grounded
out (second to first); Buckner walked; Kingman grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz doubled to center; On a bunt Cabell singled to
third [Cruz to third]; Cabell was caught stealing second
(catcher to shortstop); Walling walked; Walling stole second;
Bergman walked; Bochy singled to left [Cruz scored, Walling
scored (error by Scott) (unearned) (no RBI), Bergman to third,
Bochy to second (on throw)]; Rodney Scott called for
obstruction on Dennis Walling; Ruhle walked; HOLTZMAN
REPLACED SEOANE (PITCHING); On a bunt Landestoy forced Bergman
(pitcher to catcher) [Bochy to third, Ruhle to second];
Drumright forced Landestoy (second to shortstop); 2 R (1 ER), 3
H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 0.

CUBS 2ND: Murcer lined to right; Trillo grounded out (shortstop
to first); Rader grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Puhl singled to first; Cruz grounded into a double
play (shortstop to first) [Puhl out at second]; Cabell lined to
right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 0.

CUBS 3RD: De Jesus singled to left; Holtzman out on a sacrifice
bunt (third to second) [De Jesus to second]; Gross singled to
left [De Jesus scored]; Scott reached on an error by Walling
[Gross to second, Scott to first]; Buckner grounded into a
double play (shortstop to first) [Scott out at second]; 1 R, 2
H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Walling walked; Bergman was called out on strikes;
Bochy grounded into a double play (third to second to first)
[Walling out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 1.

CUBS 4TH: Kingman doubled to left; Murcer singled to first
[Kingman to third]; Trillo hit a sacrifice fly to center
[Kingman scored, Murcer to second]; Bergman dropped a foul fly
hit by Rader for an error; Rader flied out to center; De Jesus
grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
2, Cubs 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Ruhle struck out; Landestoy singled to right;
Drumright lined to center; Landestoy stole second; Puhl grounded
out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 2.

CUBS 5TH: Holtzman struck out; Gross flied out to center; Scott
walked; Scott stole second; Buckner grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Cruz was called out on strikes; Cabell doubled to
center; Walling struck out; GONZALEZ BATTED FOR BERGMAN;
Gonzalez walked; MOORE REPLACED HOLTZMAN (PITCHING); Bochy
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 2.

CUBS 6TH: GONZALEZ STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); CABELL CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); Kingman flied out to center; Murcer
singled to right; On a bunt Trillo singled to third [Murcer to
second]; Rader forced Trillo (first to shortstop) [Murcer to
third]; MEOLI RAN FOR RADER; De Jesus singled to left [Murcer
scored, Meoli to second]; THOMPSON BATTED FOR MOORE; Thompson
singled to right [Meoli scored, De Jesus to third]; BANNISTER
REPLACED RUHLE (PITCHING); CLINES BATTED FOR GROSS; Clines
grounded out (first unassisted); 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
2, Cubs 4.

ASTROS 7TH: ROBERTS REPLACED CLINES (PITCHING); COX REPLACED
THOMPSON (PLAYING C ); WHITE REPLACED MEOLI (PLAYING CF); HOWARD
BATTED FOR BANNISTER; Howard struck out; Landestoy grounded out
(shortstop to first); Drumright flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 4.

CUBS 7TH: ANDUJAR REPLACED HOWARD (PITCHING); Scott singled to
center; Scott stole second; Buckner walked; Scott was picked off
and caught stealing third (pitcher to shortstop to third)
[Buckner to second]; Kingman singled to right [Buckner out at
home (right to catcher), Kingman to second (on throw to home)];
Murcer was walked intentionally; Trillo struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 4.

ASTROS 8TH: Puhl walked; Cruz grounded into a double play (first
to shortstop to first) [Puhl out at second]; Cabell struck out;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 4.

CUBS 8TH: White grounded out (second to first); De Jesus lined
to third; Cox singled to center; Roberts struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 4.

ASTROS 9TH: ALOU BATTED FOR WALLING; Alou reached on an error by
White [Alou to second]; Gonzalez grounded out (second to first)
[Alou to third]; MCGLOTHEN REPLACED ROBERTS (PITCHING); Bochy
walked; SEXTON RAN FOR BOCHY; WATSON BATTED FOR ANDUJAR; Watson
walked [Sexton to second]; PUJOLS RAN FOR WATSON; HERNANDEZ
REPLACED MCGLOTHEN (PITCHING); Landestoy grounded into a double
play (second to first) [Pujols out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2   6   2    8
 Cubs             4  11   2    9


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