Chicago Cubs 5, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 32
Played on Friday, May 11, 1979 (N) at Astrodome

CHI N    0  3  1    0  1  0    0  0  0  -   5  8  0
HOU N    0  1  1    0  0  0    0  1  0  -   3 13  1
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
De Jesus ss                   4   1   0   0       1   0       4   3
Murcer rf                     3   0   1   0       2   1       1   0
Buckner 1b                    5   1   2   1       0   1       9   1
Kingman lf                    3   1   1   0       1   1       2   0
Ontiveros 3b                  4   1   1   1       0   1       1   0
  Kelleher 3b                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Martin cf                     4   1   1   1       0   1       3   0
Foote c                       4   0   1   1       0   1       5   2
Sizemore 2b                   4   0   1   1       0   0       1   4
  Sutter p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Reuschel p                    3   0   0   0       0   1       0   3
  Hernandez p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Dillard 2b                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   5   8   5       4   7      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Reuschel-De Jesus-Buckner.

BATTING - 
2B: Foote (2,off Riccelli); Sizemore (4,off Andujar).
3B: Murcer (1,off Sambito).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Buckner (3,2nd base off Riccelli/Ashby).
CS: Murcer (3,2nd base by Andujar/Ashby).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl rf                       5   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Reynolds ss                   4   0   0   1       0   1       3   3
Leonard cf                    4   1   1   0       0   2       1   0
Cruz lf                       3   0   1   1       0   0       4   0
Cabell 3b                     4   1   3   0       0   0       1   1
Watson 1b                     3   0   1   0       1   0       6   0
Ashby c                       3   0   1   1       0   0       6   1
  Cedeno ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Bochy c                     0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Gonzalez 2b                   3   0   2   0       0   0       2   1
  Walling ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Sexton 2b                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Riccelli p                    1   1   1   0       0   0       0   1
  Wilson p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McLaughlin p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Landestoy ph                1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Andujar p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Alou ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ruhle p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Howe 2b                     1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   3  13   3       1   5      27   8

FIELDING - 
E: Reynolds (8).

BATTING - 
2B: Cabell 2 (8,off Reuschel 2); Gonzalez (1,off Reuschel).
3B: Leonard (2,off Hernandez).
SF: Reynolds (1,off Reuschel); Cruz (3,off Hernandez).
HBP: Leonard (2,by Reuschel).
GDP: Gonzalez (2,off Reuschel).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Puhl (7,2nd base by Reuschel/Foote).

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reuschel W(2-4)               5.2   8   2   2   1   1   0  24
Hernandez                     1.2   4   1   1   0   0   0   9
Sutter SV(6)                  1.2   1   0   0   0   4   0   6
Totals                        9    13   3   3   1   5   0  39

WP: Reuschel (3).
HBP: Reuschel (2,Leonard).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Riccelli L(2-2)               4     5   4   3   0   2   0  18
Wilson                        0     1   1   1   2   0   0   3
McLaughlin                    1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Andujar                       2     1   0   0   2   1   0   8
Ruhle                         1.2   0   0   0   0   2   0   5
Sambito                       0.1   1   0   0   0   1   0   2
Totals                        9     8   5   4   4   7   0  39

Wilson faced 3 batters in the 5th inning

Umpires: 
Time of Game: 2:47   Attendance: 14715


Starting Lineups:

   Chicago Cubs                  Houston Astros           
1. De Jesus            ss        Puhl                rf
2. Murcer              rf        Reynolds            ss
3. Buckner             1b        Leonard             cf
4. Kingman             lf        Cruz                lf
5. Ontiveros           3b        Cabell              3b
6. Martin              cf        Watson              1b
7. Foote               c         Ashby               c
8. Sizemore            2b        Gonzalez            2b
9. Reuschel            p         Riccelli            p

CUBS 1ST: De Jesus grounded out (third to first); Murcer struck
out; Buckner grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl grounded out (pitcher to first); Reynolds
grounded out (second to first); Leonard was hit by a pitch; Cruz
singled to right [Leonard to second]; Reuschel threw a wild
pitch [Leonard to third]; Leonard was out trying to advance to
home (catcher to second to third); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs
0, Astros 0.

CUBS 2ND: Kingman singled to third; Ontiveros reached on an
error by Reynolds [Kingman to second, Ontiveros to first];
Martin singled to center [Kingman scored, Ontiveros to second];
Foote doubled to left [Ontiveros scored (unearned), Martin to
third]; Sizemore grounded out (shortstop to first) [Martin
scored]; Reuschel reached on a fielder's choice [Foote out at
third (pitcher to third)]; De Jesus forced Reuschel (shortstop
unassisted); 3 R (2 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cabell doubled to left; Watson flied out to center
[Cabell to third]; Ashby singled to center [Cabell scored];
Gonzalez grounded into a double play (pitcher to shortstop to
first) [Ashby out at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 3,
Astros 1.

CUBS 3RD: Murcer flied out to left; Buckner singled to center;
Buckner stole second; Kingman flied out to right; Ontiveros
singled to center [Buckner scored]; Martin flied out to center;
1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Riccelli singled to center; Puhl singled to right
[Riccelli to third]; Puhl was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); Reynolds hit a sacrifice fly to right [Riccelli
scored]; Leonard flied out to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cubs 4, Astros 2.

CUBS 4TH: Foote grounded out (shortstop to first); Sizemore
flied out to right; Reuschel struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cubs 4, Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Cruz grounded out (shortstop to first); Cabell
grounded out (pitcher to first); Watson grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 2.

CUBS 5TH: WILSON REPLACED RICCELLI (PITCHING); De Jesus walked;
Murcer walked [De Jesus to second]; Buckner singled to right [De
Jesus scored, Murcer to second]; MCLAUGHLIN REPLACED WILSON
(PITCHING); Kingman struck out; Ontiveros flied out to left;
Martin flied out to left; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 5, Astros
2.

ASTROS 5TH: Ashby made an out to shortstop; Gonzalez doubled to
left; LANDESTOY BATTED FOR MCLAUGHLIN; Landestoy singled to
center [Gonzalez to third]; Puhl made an out to shortstop;
Reynolds flied out to left; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 5,
Astros 2.

CUBS 6TH: ANDUJAR REPLACED LANDESTOY (PITCHING); Foote flied out
to right; Sizemore doubled to right; Reuschel reached on a
fielder's choice [Sizemore out at third (shortstop unassisted)];
De Jesus forced Reuschel (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Cubs 5, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Leonard was called out on strikes; Cruz grounded out
(second to first); Cabell doubled to right; Watson walked;
HERNANDEZ REPLACED REUSCHEL (PITCHING); Ashby grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 5, Astros 2.

CUBS 7TH: Murcer walked; Murcer was caught stealing second
(catcher to second); Buckner flied out to left; Kingman walked;
Ontiveros struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 5, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: KELLEHER REPLACED ONTIVEROS (PLAYING 3B); Gonzalez
singled to third; ALOU BATTED FOR ANDUJAR; Alou popped to first
in foul territory; Puhl made an out to second; Reynolds grounded
out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 5, Astros 2.

CUBS 8TH: RUHLE REPLACED ALOU (PITCHING); Martin was called out
on strikes; Foote struck out; Sizemore made an out to first; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 5, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Leonard tripled to center; Cruz hit a sacrifice fly
to left [Leonard scored]; Cabell singled to left; Watson singled
to left [Cabell to third]; CEDENO BATTED FOR ASHBY; SUTTER
REPLACED SIZEMORE (PITCHING); DILLARD REPLACED HERNANDEZ
(PLAYING 2B); Cedeno struck out; WALLING BATTED FOR GONZALEZ;
Walling struck out; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 5, Astros 3.

CUBS 9TH: SEXTON REPLACED WALLING (PLAYING 2B); BOCHY REPLACED
CEDENO (PLAYING C ); Dillard made an out to shortstop; De Jesus
grounded out (second to first); SAMBITO REPLACED SEXTON
(PITCHING); HOWE REPLACED RUHLE (PLAYING 2B); Murcer tripled to
right; Buckner struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 5, Astros
3.

ASTROS 9TH: Howe singled to right; Puhl flied out to center;
Reynolds struck out; Leonard was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 5, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             5   8   0    7
 Astros           3  13   1    9


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