Houston Astros 3, Chicago Cubs 0
Regular Season Game 35
Played on Sunday, May 13, 1979 (D) at Astrodome

CHI N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  5  1
HOU N    0  1  2    0  0  0    0  0  x  -   3  4  0
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Kelleher ss                   4   0   1   0       0   0       2   2
Murcer rf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Buckner 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   0      10   1
Kingman lf                    3   0   1   0       1   0       0   0
Ontiveros 3b                  4   0   1   0       0   1       1   3
Martin cf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Blackwell c                   3   0   0   0       0   0       6   2
Sizemore 2b                   3   0   1   0       0   0       2   1
Krukow p                      1   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
  Thompson ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hernandez p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       31   0   5   0       1   1      24  10

FIELDING - 
E: Blackwell (1).
PB: Blackwell (1).

BATTING - 
SH: Krukow (2,off Niekro).
Team LOB: 6.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl rf                       3   1   0   0       1   1       0   0
Reynolds ss                   3   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
Leonard cf                    3   1   1   1       1   1       5   0
Cruz lf                       3   1   1   1       1   0       5   0
Cabell 3b                     3   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  Sexton 3b                   1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Watson 1b                     2   0   0   0       1   1       8   1
Ashby c                       3   0   1   1       0   0       2   0
Gonzalez 2b                   3   0   0   0       0   0       3   4
Niekro p                      3   0   1   0       0   2       2   2
Totals                       27   3   4   3       4   7      27   9

BATTING - 
2B: Cruz (8,off Krukow); Niekro (1,off Krukow).
SH: Reynolds (10,off Krukow).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cruz (10,2nd base off Krukow/Blackwell).
CS: Leonard (2,2nd base by Krukow/Blackwell).

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Krukow L(1-2)                 6     4   3   2   4   5   0  25
Hernandez                     2     0   0   0   0   2   0   7
Totals                        8     4   3   2   4   7   0  32


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro W(3-2)                 9     5   0   0   1   1   0  33


Umpires: 
Time of Game: 2:09   Attendance: 13604


Starting Lineups:

   Chicago Cubs                  Houston Astros           
1. Kelleher            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. Blackwell           c         Ashby               c
8. Sizemore            2b        Gonzalez            2b
9. Krukow              p         Niekro              p

CUBS 1ST: Kelleher made an out to second; Murcer flied out to
center; Buckner grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl grounded out (pitcher to first); Reynolds flied
out to right; Leonard made an out to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

CUBS 2ND: Kingman flied out to left; Ontiveros was called out on
strikes; Martin flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs
0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz walked; Cruz stole second; Cabell struck out;
Watson walked; Ashby singled to left [Cruz scored, Watson to
second]; Gonzalez made an out to shortstop; Niekro struck out; 1
R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 1.

CUBS 3RD: Blackwell grounded out (shortstop to first); Sizemore
singled to left; Krukow out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to
second) [Sizemore to second]; Kelleher made an out to pitcher; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Puhl walked; Reynolds out on a sacrifice bunt
(catcher to first) [Puhl to second]; Leonard singled to right
[Puhl scored, Leonard to second (error by Blackwell)]; Cruz
doubled to left [Leonard scored (unearned)]; Cabell struck out;
Watson grounded out (third to first); 2 R (1 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 3.

CUBS 4TH: Murcer made an out to second; Buckner grounded out
(second to first); Kingman singled to left; Ontiveros singled to
center [Kingman to second]; Martin forced Ontiveros (second to
shortstop); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Ashby grounded out (shortstop to first); Gonzalez
grounded out (third to first); Niekro doubled to left; Puhl was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 3.

CUBS 5TH: Blackwell flied out to left; Sizemore flied out to
left; Krukow singled to left; Kelleher singled to right [Krukow
to second]; Murcer flied out to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Cubs 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Reynolds popped to third in foul territory; Leonard
walked; Leonard was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); Cruz grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 3.

CUBS 6TH: Buckner grounded out (second to first); Kingman
walked; Ontiveros grounded out (pitcher to first) [Kingman to
second]; Martin grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Cabell flied out to right; Watson was called out on
strikes; Ashby grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 3.

CUBS 7TH: Blackwell flied out to center; Sizemore flied out to
left; THOMPSON BATTED FOR KRUKOW; Thompson grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: HERNANDEZ REPLACED THOMPSON (PITCHING); Gonzalez
made an out to second; Niekro struck out but advanced to first
on a passed ball; Puhl grounded out (first unassisted) [Niekro
to second]; Reynolds grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 3.

CUBS 8TH: SEXTON REPLACED CABELL (PLAYING 3B); Kelleher flied
out to center; Murcer popped to catcher in foul territory;
Buckner grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cubs 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Leonard struck out; Cruz grounded out (first to
pitcher); Sexton grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 3.

CUBS 9TH: Kingman lined to third; Ontiveros grounded out (second
to first); Martin flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cubs 0, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             0   5   1    6
 Astros           3   4   0    5


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