Houston Astros 4, Chicago Cubs 2
Regular Season Game 85
Played on Friday, July 6, 1979 (D) at Wrigley Field

HOU N    2  0  0    1  0  0    0  1  0  -   4 14  0
CHI N    0  1  0    0  0  0    0  1  0  -   2  8  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl cf                       5   0   3   1       0   0       4   0
Reynolds ss                   5   0   1   0       0   0       3   3
Cedeno 1b                     5   1   2   0       0   1       7   0
Cruz lf                       5   1   2   2       0   1       5   0
Cabell 3b                     4   0   2   0       1   0       0   0
Walling rf                    4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Howe 2b                       3   1   1   0       1   1       2   2
  Landestoy 2b                0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Ashby c                       4   1   2   1       0   1       3   0
Niekro p                      3   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       38   4  14   4       2   5      27   5

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Howe-Cedeno.

BATTING - 
2B: Puhl (10,off Hernandez); Ashby (10,off Tidrow).
HR: Cruz (5,1st inning off McGlothen 1 on 2 out).
SH: Niekro (6,off McGlothen).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Puhl (14,2nd base by McGlothen/Foote); Cabell (8,2nd base by Hernandez/Foote).

Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
De Jesus ss                   3   0   1   0       2   1       3   2
Thompson rf                   5   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Buckner 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   0       8   4
Kingman lf                    4   1   1   1       0   0       2   0
Martin cf                     4   1   2   1       0   0       2   0
Ontiveros 3b                  4   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Foote c                       4   0   2   0       0   0       5   1
  Dillard pr                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Sizemore 2b                   3   0   1   0       1   0       5   4
McGlothen p                   1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Biittner ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hernandez p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Henderson ph                0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Tidrow p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Vail ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       34   2   8   2       4   3      27  14

FIELDING - 
E: De Jesus (11).

BATTING - 
2B: Thompson (7,off Niekro).
HR: Martin (13,2nd inning off Niekro 0 on 1 out); Kingman (29,8th inning off
Niekro 0 on 2 out).
GDP: Thompson (2,off Niekro).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: De Jesus (14,2nd base off Niekro/Ashby).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro W(13-3)                7.2   6   2   2   4   2   2  32
Sambito SV(10)                1.1   2   0   0   0   1   0   6
Totals                        9     8   2   2   4   3   2  38


Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
McGlothen L(9-7)              5    10   3   3   2   3   1  26
Hernandez                     2     2   0   0   0   0   0   7
Tidrow                        2     2   1   1   0   2   0   8
Totals                        9    14   4   4   2   5   1  41


Umpires: HP - Frank Pulli, 1B - Eric Gregg, 2B - Doug Harvey, 3B - Lanny Harris
Time of Game: 2:50   Attendance: 25612


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Chicago Cubs             
1. Puhl                cf        De Jesus            ss
2. Reynolds            ss        Thompson            rf
3. Cedeno              1b        Buckner             1b
4. Cruz                lf        Kingman             lf
5. Cabell              3b        Martin              cf
6. Walling             rf        Ontiveros           3b
7. Howe                2b        Foote               c
8. Ashby               c         Sizemore            2b
9. Niekro              p         McGlothen           p

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl popped to second; Reynolds lined to second;
Cedeno singled; Cruz homered [Cedeno scored]; Cabell walked;
Walling singled [Cabell to second]; Howe walked [Cabell to
third, Walling to second]; Ashby struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3
LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 0.

CUBS 1ST: De Jesus walked; Thompson grounded into a double play
(second to first) [De Jesus out at second]; Buckner lined to
pitcher; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Niekro struck out; Puhl singled; Reynolds forced
Puhl (second to shortstop); Cedeno flied out to center; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 0.

CUBS 2ND: Kingman grounded out (shortstop to first); Martin
homered; Ontiveros popped to shortstop; Foote flied out to
center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Cruz singled; Cabell flied out to left; Walling
grounded out (second to first) [Cruz to second]; Howe popped to
first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 1.

CUBS 3RD: Sizemore flied out to center; McGlothen lined to
shortstop; De Jesus walked; De Jesus stole second; Thompson
flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Ashby singled; Niekro out on a sacrifice bunt (first
to second) [Ashby to second]; Puhl singled [Ashby scored]; Puhl
was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); On a bunt
Reynolds singled; Cedeno singled [Reynolds to second]; Cruz
grounded out (first to pitcher); 1 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
3, Cubs 1.

CUBS 4TH: Buckner lined to center; Kingman grounded out (first
unassisted); Martin popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 3, Cubs 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Cabell singled; Walling lined to left; Howe struck
out; Ashby grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 1.

CUBS 5TH: Ontiveros was called out on strikes; Foote singled;
Sizemore singled [Foote to second]; BIITTNER BATTED FOR
MCGLOTHEN; Biittner grounded out (first unassisted) [Foote to
third, Sizemore to second]; De Jesus struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 1.

ASTROS 6TH: HERNANDEZ REPLACED BIITTNER (PITCHING); Niekro
grounded out (second to first); Puhl doubled; Reynolds grounded
out (second to first); Cedeno grounded out (third to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 1.

CUBS 6TH: Thompson doubled; Buckner grounded out (second to
first) [Thompson to third]; Kingman popped to first; Martin
flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Cruz flied out to right; Cabell singled; Cabell was
picked off and caught stealing second (pitcher to first to
shortstop); Walling flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 3, Cubs 1.

CUBS 7TH: Ontiveros lined to second; Foote flied out to left;
Sizemore walked; HENDERSON BATTED FOR HERNANDEZ; Henderson
walked [Sizemore to second]; De Jesus flied out to center; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 1.

ASTROS 8TH: TIDROW REPLACED HENDERSON (PITCHING); Howe singled;
Ashby doubled [Howe scored, Ashby to third (error by De Jesus)];
Niekro grounded out (pitcher to first); Puhl grounded out (first
to second); Reynolds popped to second; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 4, Cubs 1.

CUBS 8TH: LANDESTOY REPLACED HOWE (PLAYING 2B); Thompson flied
out to right; Buckner grounded out (shortstop to first); Kingman
homered; Martin singled; SAMBITO REPLACED NIEKRO (PITCHING);
Ontiveros forced Martin (shortstop to second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 4, Cubs 2.

ASTROS 9TH: Cedeno struck out; Cruz was called out on strikes;
Cabell grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 4, Cubs 2.

CUBS 9TH: Foote singled; DILLARD RAN FOR FOOTE; Sizemore flied
out to left; VAIL BATTED FOR TIDROW; Vail struck out; De Jesus
singled [Dillard to second]; Thompson flied out to left; 0 R, 2
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Cubs 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           4  14   0   10
 Cubs             2   8   1    9


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