Houston Astros 11, Chicago Cubs 3
Regular Season Game 33
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Saturday, May 12, 1979 (N) at Astrodome

CHI N    2  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   3  7  4
HOU N    6  1  3    0  0  0    0  1  x  -  11 16  1
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
De Jesus ss                   4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Murcer rf                     2   1   1   0       1   0       3   0
  Biittner lf                 1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Buckner 1b                    4   1   1   0       0   0       2   2
Kingman lf                    2   0   2   0       0   0       1   1
  Thompson lf,rf              2   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Ontiveros 3b                  4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Martin cf                     3   1   1   0       0   0       1   1
  Caudill p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Vail ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Foote c                       3   0   0   0       0   0       9   0
Sizemore 2b                   3   0   1   1       0   0       1   1
McGlothen p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Moore p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Mejias cf                   1   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Totals                       32   3   7   1       1   2      24   7

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Martin-Buckner-De Jesus.
E: De Jesus 3 (5), Foote (4).

BATTING - 
GDP: Ontiveros (3,off Forsch).
Team LOB: 3.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl rf                       4   2   3   2       1   0       2   0
Reynolds ss                   5   2   3   3       0   1       3   1
Cedeno cf                     2   1   1   1       1   0       0   1
Cruz lf                       4   1   3   2       0   0       0   0
  Leonard lf                  1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Cabell 3b                     5   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
  Sexton 3b                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Watson 1b                     5   2   2   1       0   0      13   2
Ashby c                       3   2   2   1       2   0       3   1
Gonzalez 2b                   4   1   2   1       1   0       3   7
Forsch p                      4   0   0   0       0   4       2   3
Totals                       37  11  16  11       5   7      27  16

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Gonzalez-Reynolds-Watson.
E: Cruz (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Watson (4,off McGlothen); Puhl (4,off Moore).
SH: Forsch (4,off Moore).
SF: Cedeno (4,off Moore).
HBP: Cedeno (1,by Caudill).
IBB: Ashby (3,by McGlothen); Puhl (1,by Moore).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Puhl (7,2nd base off McGlothen/Foote); Reynolds 2 (2,2nd base off McGlothen/Foote,2nd
base off Moore/Foote).

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
McGlothen L(4-4)              0.1   5   6   6   2   1   0   8
Moore                         4.2  10   4   4   2   2   0  24
Caudill                       3     1   1   0   1   4   0  13
Totals                        8    16  11  10   5   7   0  45

WP: Caudill (1).
HBP: Caudill (1,Cedeno).
IBB: McGlothen (2,Ashby); Moore (2,Puhl).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Forsch W(4-2)                 9     7   3   2   1   2   0  33


Umpires: 
Time of Game: 2:20   


Starting Lineups:

   Chicago Cubs                  Houston Astros           
1. De Jesus            ss        Puhl                rf
2. Murcer              rf        Reynolds            ss
3. Buckner             1b        Cedeno              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. McGlothen           p         Forsch              p

CUBS 1ST: De Jesus made an out to second; Murcer singled to
center; Buckner singled to center [Murcer to second]; Kingman
singled to left [Murcer scored (error by Cruz) (no RBI), Buckner
scored (unearned) (no RBI), Kingman to second]; Ontiveros
grounded out (second to first); Martin grounded out (second to
first); 2 R (1 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl singled to left; Puhl stole second; Reynolds
singled to right [Puhl scored]; Reynolds stole second [Reynolds
to third (error by Foote)]; Cedeno walked; Cruz singled to left
[Reynolds scored, Cedeno to second]; Cabell struck out; Watson
doubled to left [Cedeno scored, Cruz to third]; Ashby was walked
intentionally; Gonzalez singled to left [Cruz scored, Watson to
third, Ashby to second]; MOORE REPLACED MCGLOTHEN (PITCHING);
Forsch struck out; Puhl doubled to left [Watson scored, Ashby
scored, Gonzalez out at home (left to catcher)]; 6 R, 6 H, 1 E,
1 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 6.

CUBS 2ND: Foote flied out to right; Sizemore grounded out (first
to pitcher); Moore grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 6.

ASTROS 2ND: Reynolds singled to center; Reynolds stole second;
Cedeno singled to right [Reynolds to third]; Cedeno was picked
off first (pitcher to first); Cruz reached on a fielder's choice
[Reynolds scored (RBI), Cruz to second (error by De Jesus)];
Cabell grounded out (second to first) [Cruz to third]; Watson
flied out to left; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 7.

CUBS 3RD: De Jesus made an out to second; Murcer walked; Buckner
forced Murcer (first to shortstop); Kingman singled to center
[Buckner to third]; Ontiveros grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 7.

ASTROS 3RD: Ashby singled to shortstop; Gonzalez singled to
center [Ashby to second]; Forsch out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [Ashby to third, Gonzalez to second]; Puhl
was walked intentionally; Reynolds singled to right [Ashby
scored, Gonzalez scored, Puhl to third]; Cedeno sacrifice flied
into a double play (center to first to shortstop) [Puhl scored,
Reynolds out at second]; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros
10.

CUBS 4TH: Martin singled to right; Foote grounded out (pitcher
to first) [Martin to second]; Sizemore singled to center [Martin
scored, Sizemore out at second (center to catcher to second)];
Moore struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 10.

ASTROS 4TH: THOMPSON REPLACED KINGMAN (PLAYING LF); Cruz singled
to right; Cabell flied out to right; Watson singled to second
[Cruz to third]; Ashby reached on a fielder's choice [Cruz out
at home (first to catcher), Watson to second]; Gonzalez walked
[Watson to third, Ashby to second]; Forsch was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 10.

CUBS 5TH: De Jesus grounded out (pitcher to first); Murcer
grounded out (second to first); Buckner grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 10.

ASTROS 5TH: Puhl singled to center; Reynolds flied out to right;
Cedeno made an out to shortstop; Cruz singled to left [Puhl to
second]; Cabell flied out to right; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs
3, Astros 10.

CUBS 6TH: Thompson grounded out (second to first); Ontiveros was
called out on strikes; Martin lined to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 10.

ASTROS 6TH: MEJIAS REPLACED MOORE (PLAYING CF); CAUDILL REPLACED
MARTIN (PITCHING); BIITTNER REPLACED MURCER (PLAYING LF);
THOMPSON CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); Watson flied out to
center; Debut game for Bill Caudill; Ashby walked;
Caudill threw a wild pitch [Ashby to second]; Gonzalez made an
out to third; Forsch struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 3,
Astros 10.

CUBS 7TH: LEONARD REPLACED CRUZ (PLAYING LF); Foote popped to
catcher in foul territory; Sizemore grounded out (pitcher to
first); Mejias flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs
3, Astros 10.

ASTROS 7TH: Puhl flied out to left; Reynolds was called out on
strikes; Cedeno was hit by a pitch; Leonard flied out to right;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 10.

CUBS 8TH: De Jesus grounded out (third to first); Biittner
grounded out (pitcher unassisted); Buckner flied out to left; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 10.

ASTROS 8TH: Cabell struck out; Watson reached on an error by De
Jesus [Watson to second (error by De Jesus)]; Ashby singled to
right [Watson scored (unearned)]; Gonzalez flied out to center;
Forsch struck out; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 2 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros
11.

CUBS 9TH: SEXTON REPLACED CABELL (PLAYING 3B); Thompson singled
to right; Ontiveros grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [Thompson out at second]; VAIL BATTED FOR
CAUDILL; Vail grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 11.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             3   7   4    3
 Astros          11  16   1   10


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