Chicago Cubs 8, Houston Astros 7
Regular Season Game 130
Played on Sunday, August 31, 1980 (D) at Wrigley Field

HOU N    2  0  1    0  0  2    0  1  1  -   7 13  2
CHI N    1  0  0    2  0  0    0  2  3  -   8 15  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Morgan 2b                     5   0   0   0       0   0       4   1
Cabell 3b                     5   1   1   1       0   2       1   1
Puhl rf                       5   1   3   1       0   0       1   0
Cruz lf                       4   1   1   2       1   0       0   1
Cedeno cf                     5   0   2   0       0   1       3   0
Walling 1b                    4   2   2   0       0   0       4   0
  Bergman 1b                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Ashby c                       2   0   0   0       0   0       4   1
  Pujols c                    1   1   0   0       1   0       6   0
Landestoy ss                  4   0   1   1       0   0       1   1
  LaCorte p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Niekro p                      3   0   2   2       0   1       1   3
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Reynolds ss                 1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       39   7  13   7       2   4      26   8

FIELDING - 
E: Cabell (21), Cruz (11).
PB: Ashby (9).

BATTING - 
HR: Cruz (8,1st inning off Reuschel 1 on 2 out); Cabell (2,3rd inning off Reuschel
0 on 0 out).
GDP: Cruz (9,off Reuschel).
IBB: Cruz (12,by Tidrow).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Walling (4,2nd base off Reuschel/Blackwell).

Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
De Jesus ss                   5   1   2   0       0   0       1   3
Randle 3b                     5   0   1   0       0   2       0   4
Buckner lf                    5   2   1   0       0   1       1   1
Johnson 1b                    3   1   1   1       2   0      13   0
  Thompson pr                 0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Biittner rf                   5   1   3   2       0   0       3   0
Martin cf                     5   0   0   0       0   2       3   0
Blackwell c                   5   1   3   1       0   2       5   0
Tyson 2b                      3   1   2   1       0   1       1   5
  Kingman ph                  1   0   1   2       0   0       0   0
  Kelleher pr,2b              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Reuschel p                    2   0   1   1       0   1       0   1
  Vail ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Tidrow p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       40   8  15   8       2  10      27  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Reuschel-De Jesus-Johnson.
E: De Jesus (20).

BATTING - 
2B: Tyson (18,off Niekro); Reuschel (3,off Niekro); Kingman (8,off Sambito).
SH: Reuschel (10,off Niekro).
Team LOB: 9.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro                        7     8   4   3   2   7   0  31
Sambito                       0.2   2   1   1   0   1   0   4
LaCorte L(8-4)                1     5   3   3   0   2   0   8
Totals                        8.2  15   8   6*  2  10   0  43

* - Team earned runs does not equal the composite totals for all pitchers due to instances in which provisions of Section 10.18 (i) of the Scoring rules were applied.
Niekro faced 1 batter in the 8th inning
WP: Sambito (2).

Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reuschel                      8    11   6   4   1   3   2  35
Tidrow W(6-5)                 1     2   1   1   1   1   0   6
Totals                        9    13   7   5   2   4   2  41

IBB: Tidrow (12,Cruz).

Umpires: HP - John McSherry, 1B - Joe West, 2B - Lanny Harris, 3B - Paul Pryor
Ejections: Alan Ashby by Joe West [Call at 1B (Bumped umpire)]
Time of Game: 3:00   Attendance: 14823


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Chicago Cubs             
1. Morgan              2b        De Jesus            ss
2. Cabell              3b        Randle              3b
3. Puhl                rf        Buckner             lf
4. Cruz                lf        Johnson             1b
5. Cedeno              cf        Biittner            rf
6. Walling             1b        Martin              cf
7. Ashby               c         Blackwell           c
8. Landestoy           ss        Tyson               2b
9. Niekro              p         Reuschel            p

ASTROS 1ST: Morgan flied out to center; Cabell struck out; Puhl
singled to left; Cruz homered [Puhl scored]; Cedeno singled to
left; Walling singled to right [Cedeno to second]; Ashby flied
out to right; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 0.

CUBS 1ST: De Jesus singled to shortstop; Randle struck out;
Buckner forced De Jesus (pitcher to shortstop); Johnson walked
[Buckner to second]; Biittner singled to left [Buckner scored,
Johnson to third (error by Cruz)]; Ashby allowed a passed ball
[Biittner to second]; Martin struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 2, Cubs 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Landestoy grounded out (second to first); Niekro was
called out on strikes; Morgan popped to catcher in foul
territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 1.

CUBS 2ND: Blackwell singled to left; Tyson struck out; Reuschel
out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to second) [Blackwell to
second]; De Jesus made an out to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 2, Cubs 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Cabell homered; Puhl grounded out (second to first);
Cruz grounded out (shortstop to first); Cedeno singled to
second; Walling grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 1.

CUBS 3RD: Randle struck out; Buckner lined to pitcher; Johnson
flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Ashby grounded out (second to first); Alan Ashby
ejected by 1B umpire Joe West for bumping the umpire while
arguing the call at 1B; Landestoy grounded out (shortstop to
first); Niekro singled to third; Morgan flied out to center; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 1.

CUBS 4TH: PUJOLS REPLACED ASHBY (PLAYING C ); Biittner grounded
out (second to first); Martin grounded out (pitcher to first);
Blackwell singled to right; Tyson doubled to left [Blackwell
scored]; Reuschel doubled to left [Tyson scored, Reuschel out at
third (left to third)]; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Cabell flied out to left; Puhl flied out to center;
Cruz grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 3, Cubs 3.

CUBS 5TH: De Jesus grounded out (third to first); Randle singled
to center; Buckner struck out; Johnson walked [Randle to
second]; Biittner forced Johnson (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Cedeno grounded out (third to first); Walling
reached on an error by De Jesus [Walling to first]; Walling
stole second; Pujols walked; Landestoy grounded out (first
unassisted) [Walling to third, Pujols to second]; Niekro singled
to left [Walling scored (unearned), Pujols scored (unearned)];
Morgan flied out to right; 2 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
5, Cubs 3.

CUBS 6TH: Martin grounded out (pitcher to first); Blackwell
struck out; Tyson singled to left; Reuschel struck out; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Cubs 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Cabell struck out; Puhl singled to right; Cruz
grounded into a double play (pitcher to shortstop to first)
[Puhl out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Cubs 3.

CUBS 7TH: De Jesus flied out to center; Randle flied out to
right; Buckner lined to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5,
Cubs 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Cedeno grounded out (third to first); Walling
singled to left; Pujols grounded out (second to first) [Walling
to second]; Landestoy singled to left [Walling scored, Landestoy
out at second (left to second)]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
6, Cubs 3.

CUBS 8TH: BERGMAN REPLACED WALLING (PLAYING 1B); Johnson reached
on an error by Cabell [Johnson to first]; SAMBITO REPLACED
NIEKRO (PITCHING); Biittner singled to left [Johnson to second];
Sambito threw a wild pitch [Johnson to third, Biittner to
second]; Martin flied out to center; Blackwell struck out;
KINGMAN BATTED FOR TYSON; Kingman doubled to left [Johnson
scored (unearned), Biittner scored (unearned, but earned for the
pitcher)]; KELLEHER RAN FOR KINGMAN; VAIL BATTED FOR REUSCHEL;
LACORTE REPLACED LANDESTOY (PITCHING); REYNOLDS REPLACED SAMBITO
(PLAYING SS); Vail struck out; 2 R (1 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 6, Cubs 5.

ASTROS 9TH: TIDROW REPLACED VAIL (PITCHING); KELLEHER STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING 2B); Reynolds singled to right; Morgan flied out
to right; Cabell grounded out (third to first) [Reynolds to
second]; Puhl singled to center [Reynolds scored, Puhl to second
(on throw to home)]; Cruz was walked intentionally; Cedeno
struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 7, Cubs 5.

CUBS 9TH: De Jesus singled to right; Randle popped to first in
foul territory; Buckner singled to center [De Jesus to second];
Johnson singled to left [De Jesus scored, Buckner to third];
THOMPSON RAN FOR JOHNSON; Biittner singled to right [Buckner
scored, Thompson to third]; Martin struck out; Blackwell singled
to second [Thompson scored, Biittner to second]; 3 R, 5 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Astros 7, Cubs 8.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           7  13   2    7
 Cubs             8  15   1    9


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