Chicago Cubs 6, Houston Astros 0
Regular Season Game 86
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Saturday, July 7, 1979 (D) at Wrigley Field

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  3  3
CHI N    1  1  0    0  1  0    3  0  x  -   6 15  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl cf                       3   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
Gonzalez ss                   4   0   1   0       0   0       5   7
Baldwin 1b                    4   0   1   0       0   0       7   1
Howe 2b                       4   0   1   0       0   0       3   1
Cabell 3b                     3   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
Cruz lf                       2   0   0   0       1   0       3   0
Leonard rf                    3   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Bochy c                       3   0   0   0       0   1       2   2
Williams p                    1   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
  Dixon p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sexton ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Roberge p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       28   0   3   0       3   2      24  13

FIELDING - 
E: Cabell (10), Leonard (5), Williams (1).

BATTING - 
GDP: Cabell (9,off Holtzman); Baldwin (1,off Holtzman).
Team LOB: 4.

Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
De Jesus ss                   4   2   3   1       1   0       1   5
Thompson rf                   5   0   5   2       0   0       5   0
Buckner 1b                    5   0   1   0       0   0      15   0
Kingman lf                    3   0   1   1       1   0       3   0
  Dilone pr,lf                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Martin cf                     5   1   1   0       0   1       0   0
Ontiveros 3b                  4   0   1   0       1   0       0   0
Foote c                       4   1   0   0       0   0       2   0
Sizemore 2b                   4   1   2   1       0   0       1   8
Holtzman p                    4   1   1   1       0   1       0   2
Totals                       38   6  15   6       3   2      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. De Jesus-Sizemore-Buckner, Sizemore-De Jesus-Buckner.

BATTING - 
2B: Holtzman (3,off Dixon).
SF: Kingman (3,off Williams).
Team LOB: 12.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Dilone (1,2nd base by Roberge/Bochy).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Williams L(3-4)               5.2  11   3   3   3   2   0  31
Dixon                         1.1   3   3   0   0   0   0   8
Roberge                       1     1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        8    15   6   3   3   2   0  42


Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Holtzman W(6-6)               9     3   0   0   3   2   0  31


Umpires: HP - Eric Gregg, 1B - Doug Harvey, 2B - Lanny Harris, 3B - Frank Pulli
Time of Game: 2:10   


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Chicago Cubs             
1. Puhl                cf        De Jesus            ss
2. Gonzalez            ss        Thompson            rf
3. Baldwin             1b        Buckner             1b
4. Howe                2b        Kingman             lf
5. Cabell              3b        Martin              cf
6. Cruz                lf        Ontiveros           3b
7. Leonard             rf        Foote               c
8. Bochy               c         Sizemore            2b
9. Williams            p         Holtzman            p

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl grounded out (first unassisted); Gonzalez
grounded out (shortstop to first); Baldwin grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 1ST: De Jesus singled; Thompson singled [De Jesus to
second]; Buckner singled [De Jesus to third, Thompson to
second]; Kingman hit a sacrifice fly to center [De Jesus scored,
Thompson to third]; Martin reached on a fielder's choice
[Thompson out at home (third to catcher to shortstop), Buckner
to second]; Ontiveros forced Martin (shortstop unassisted); 1 R,
3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Howe singled; Cabell grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Howe out at second]; Cruz
walked; Leonard grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 1.

CUBS 2ND: Foote grounded out (third to first); Sizemore singled;
Holtzman lined to left; De Jesus singled [Sizemore to second];
Thompson singled [Sizemore scored, De Jesus to third]; Buckner
forced Thompson (second to shortstop); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 0, Cubs 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Bochy struck out; Williams walked; Puhl walked
[Williams to second]; Gonzalez singled [Williams to third, Puhl
to second]; Baldwin grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [Gonzalez out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 2.

CUBS 3RD: Kingman grounded out (first to pitcher); Martin struck
out; Ontiveros walked; Foote popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 2.

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

CUBS 4TH: Sizemore popped to shortstop; Holtzman grounded out
(shortstop to first); De Jesus walked; De Jesus was picked off
first but was safe on an error by Williams [De Jesus to second];
Thompson singled [De Jesus to third]; Buckner grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Leonard flied out to right; Bochy flied out to left;
Williams grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Cubs 2.

CUBS 5TH: Kingman grounded out (shortstop to first); Martin
singled; Ontiveros singled [Martin to second]; Foote flied out
to left; Sizemore singled [Martin scored, Ontiveros to third];
Holtzman struck out; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Puhl flied out to left; Gonzalez flied out to right;
Baldwin singled; Howe flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Cubs 3.

CUBS 6TH: De Jesus grounded out (shortstop to first); Thompson
singled; Buckner lined to right; Kingman walked [Thompson to
second]; DIXON REPLACED WILLIAMS (PITCHING); Martin forced
Kingman (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0,
Cubs 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Cabell struck out; Cruz flied out to left; Leonard
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Cubs 3.

CUBS 7TH: Ontiveros flied out to left; Foote reached on an error
by Cabell [Foote to first]; Sizemore popped to second; Holtzman
doubled [Foote scored (unearned)]; De Jesus singled [Holtzman
scored (unearned), De Jesus to second (on throw to home)];
Thompson singled to right [De Jesus scored (unearned), Thompson
to third (error by Leonard)]; Buckner grounded out (shortstop to
first); 3 R (0 ER), 3 H, 2 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 6.

ASTROS 8TH: Bochy grounded out (second to first); SEXTON BATTED
FOR DIXON; Sexton grounded out (second to first); Puhl flied out
to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 6.

CUBS 8TH: ROBERGE REPLACED SEXTON (PITCHING); Kingman singled;
DILONE RAN FOR KINGMAN; Dilone was caught stealing second
(catcher to second); Martin grounded out (shortstop to first);
Ontiveros lined to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs
6.

ASTROS 9TH: DILONE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Gonzalez flied
out to right; Baldwin grounded out (pitcher to first); Howe
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Cubs 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           0   3   3    4
 Cubs             6  15   0   12


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