Chicago Cubs 2, Houston Astros 0
Regular Season Game 34
Doubleheader Nightcap
Played on Saturday, May 12, 1979 (N) at Astrodome

CHI N    1  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   2 12  1
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  6  0
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Kelleher ss                   4   0   0   0       0   1       2   4
Murcer rf                     5   1   2   1       0   0       1   0
Buckner 1b                    5   0   2   1       0   0      11   1
Kingman lf                    5   0   1   0       0   4       4   0
  Mejias lf                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ontiveros 3b                  3   0   2   0       2   0       0   3
Martin cf                     4   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Blackwell c                   4   0   1   0       0   1       4   2
Sizemore 2b                   3   0   0   0       1   0       2   3
Holtzman p                    4   1   3   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       37   2  12   2       3   7      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Kelleher-Sizemore-Buckner.
E: Ontiveros (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Murcer 2 (3,off Williams,off McLaughlin).
SH: Kelleher (1,off Williams).
Team LOB: 12.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Sexton ss                     4   0   1   0       0   0       0   4
Puhl rf                       3   0   0   0       1   0       4   1
Leonard cf                    4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Watson 1b                     3   0   1   0       1   0       7   0
Cabell 3b                     4   0   1   0       0   1       2   1
Cruz lf                       4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Gonzalez 2b                   3   0   0   0       0   0       4   2
Bochy c                       3   0   1   0       0   0       7   0
Williams p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Howe ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McLaughlin p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Alou ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Andujar p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   0   6   0       2   4      27   9

BATTING - 
GDP: Howe (4,off Holtzman).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Puhl (8,2nd base by Holtzman/Blackwell).

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Holtzman W(3-2)               9     6   0   0   2   4   0  33


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Williams L(0-1)               5     9   1   1   2   4   0  26
McLaughlin                    3     3   1   1   1   2   0  12
Andujar                       1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9    12   2   2   3   7   0  41


Umpires: 
Time of Game: 2:10   Attendance: 35997


Starting Lineups:

   Chicago Cubs                  Houston Astros           
1. Kelleher            ss        Sexton              ss
2. Murcer              rf        Puhl                rf
3. Buckner             1b        Leonard             cf
4. Kingman             lf        Watson              1b
5. Ontiveros           3b        Cabell              3b
6. Martin              cf        Cruz                lf
7. Blackwell           c         Gonzalez            2b
8. Sizemore            2b        Bochy               c
9. Holtzman            p         Williams            p

CUBS 1ST: Kelleher grounded out (shortstop to first); Murcer
doubled to right; Buckner singled to right [Murcer scored];
Kingman struck out; Ontiveros singled to center [Buckner to
third]; Martin forced Ontiveros (shortstop to second); 1 R, 3 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Sexton singled to center; Puhl popped to catcher in
foul territory; Leonard lined to shortstop; Watson flied out to
center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

CUBS 2ND: Blackwell struck out; Sizemore walked; Holtzman
singled to left [Sizemore to second]; Kelleher struck out;
Murcer grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Cubs 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cabell struck out; Cruz grounded out (shortstop to
first); Gonzalez grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

CUBS 3RD: Buckner singled to center; Kingman struck out;
Ontiveros singled to left [Buckner to second]; Martin flied out
to right; Blackwell singled to pitcher [Buckner to third,
Ontiveros to second]; Sizemore forced Blackwell (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Bochy flied out to center; Williams struck out;
Sexton grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cubs 1, Astros 0.

CUBS 4TH: Holtzman singled to right; Kelleher out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to second) [Holtzman to second]; Murcer grounded
out (first unassisted) [Holtzman to third]; Buckner flied out to
right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Puhl walked; Puhl was caught stealing second
(catcher to second); Leonard was called out on strikes; Watson
walked; Cabell flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1,
Astros 0.

CUBS 5TH: Kingman singled to left; Ontiveros walked [Kingman to
second]; Martin flied out to right; Blackwell flied out to
center; Sizemore popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Cruz singled to right; Gonzalez forced Cruz (first
to shortstop); Bochy singled to pitcher [Gonzalez to second];
HOWE BATTED FOR WILLIAMS; Howe grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Bochy out at second]; 0 R, 2 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

CUBS 6TH: MCLAUGHLIN REPLACED HOWE (PITCHING); Holtzman singled
to left; Kelleher grounded out (third to first) [Holtzman to
second]; Murcer doubled to right [Holtzman scored, Murcer out at
third (right to shortstop to third)]; Buckner made an out to
third; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Sexton flied out to left; Puhl flied out to right;
Leonard singled to third [Leonard to second (error by
Ontiveros)]; Watson flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Cubs 2, Astros 0.

CUBS 7TH: Kingman struck out; Ontiveros walked; Martin singled
to center [Ontiveros to second]; Blackwell flied out to left;
Sizemore lined to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros
0.

ASTROS 7TH: Cabell grounded out (third to first); Cruz flied out
to left; Gonzalez grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 0.

CUBS 8TH: Holtzman struck out; Kelleher popped to first in foul
territory; Murcer flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cubs 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 8TH: Bochy grounded out (shortstop to first); ALOU BATTED
FOR MCLAUGHLIN; Alou struck out (catcher to first); Sexton flied
out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 0.

CUBS 9TH: ANDUJAR REPLACED ALOU (PITCHING); Buckner grounded out
(second to first); Kingman struck out; Ontiveros flied out to
left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 9TH: MEJIAS REPLACED KINGMAN (PLAYING LF); Puhl grounded
out (first unassisted); Leonard grounded out (third to first);
Watson singled to center; Cabell singled to center [Watson to
second]; Cruz grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 0.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             2  12   1   12
 Astros           0   6   0    6


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