Houston Astros 6, Chicago Cubs 1
Regular Season Game 35
Played on Saturday, May 16, 1981 (N) at Astrodome

CHI N    0  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  6  1
HOU N    0  0  0    0  3  0    0  3  x  -   6 10  1
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
De Jesus ss                   2   1   2   0       2   0       3   1
Strain 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       3   5
Buckner 1b                    2   0   1   1       1   0       5   1
Durham rf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Henderson lf                  4   0   0   0       0   2       4   0
Thompson cf                   3   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
  Dillard ph                  0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Reitz 3b                      4   0   2   0       0   1       2   2
Blackwell c                   3   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
  Morales ph                  0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Martz p                       2   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
  Capilla p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Tracy ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Smith p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Kravec p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cruz ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   1   6   1       5   8      24   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Strain-De Jesus-Buckner.
E: Henderson (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Reitz (3,off Ryan).
SF: Buckner (2,off Ryan).
GDP: Henderson (4,off Ryan); Cruz (1,off Sambito).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: De Jesus 2 (9,2nd base off Ryan/Ashby 2); Blackwell (1,2nd base off Ryan/Ashby).
CS: De Jesus (4,2nd base by Ryan/Ashby).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl cf                       4   1   1   1       0   0       5   0
Reynolds ss                   5   1   4   4       0   0       2   2
Walling rf,1b                 2   0   0   1       2   0       1   0
Cruz lf                       4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Heep 1b                       4   0   0   0       0   0       3   2
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Howe 3b                       4   1   2   0       0   0       0   2
Ashby c                       3   0   1   0       1   0       8   1
Landestoy 2b                  3   1   0   0       1   1       3   2
Ryan p                        2   1   1   0       1   1       2   0
  Woods rf                    0   1   0   0       1   0       1   0
Totals                       31   6  10   6       6   2      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Howe-Landestoy-Heep, Howe-Landestoy-Walling.
E: Heep (2).

BATTING - 
3B: Reynolds 3 (5,off Martz 2,off Kravec).
SF: Walling (2,off Capilla); Puhl (2,off Kravec).
GDP: Cruz (3,off Martz).
IBB: Woods (2,by Kravec).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Landestoy (2,2nd base off Kravec/Blackwell).

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Martz L(1-2)                  4.1   6   3   3   2   1   0  20
Capilla                       1.2   0   0   0   2   1   0   7
Smith                         1.1   3   2   2   1   0   0   8
Kravec                        0.2   1   1   1   1   0   0   4
Totals                        8    10   6   6   6   2   0  39

IBB: Kravec (3,Woods).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ryan W(3-1)                   7     6   1   0   3   8   0  29
Sambito SV(2)                 2     0   0   0   2   0   0   7
Totals                        9     6   1   0   5   8   0  36


Umpires: HP - Terry Tata, 1B - Jerry Crawford, 2B - Satch Davidson, 3B - Dick Stello
Time of Game: 2:48   Attendance: 43726


Starting Lineups:

   Chicago Cubs                  Houston Astros           
1. De Jesus            ss        Puhl                cf
2. Strain              2b        Reynolds            ss
3. Buckner             1b        Walling             rf
4. Durham              rf        Cruz                lf
5. Henderson           lf        Heep                1b
6. Thompson            cf        Howe                3b
7. Reitz               3b        Ashby               c
8. Blackwell           c         Landestoy           2b
9. Martz               p         Ryan                p

CUBS 1ST: De Jesus walked; De Jesus stole second; Strain flied
out to left; Buckner walked; Durham grounded out (first
unassisted) [De Jesus to third, Buckner to second]; Henderson
was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros
0.

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl popped to third; Reynolds tripled to center;
Walling grounded out (second to first); Cruz flied out to left;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

CUBS 2ND: Thompson flied out to center; Reitz struck out;
Blackwell was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs
0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Heep flied out to left; Howe singled to center;
Ashby grounded out (first to second to pitcher) [Howe to
second]; Landestoy popped to first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs
0, Astros 0.

CUBS 3RD: Martz struck out; De Jesus singled to center; De Jesus
stole second; Strain reached on an error by Heep [De Jesus to
third]; Buckner hit a sacrifice fly to left [De Jesus scored
(unearned)]; Durham flied out to center; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Ryan singled to left [Ryan to second (error by
Henderson)]; Puhl grounded out (second to first) [Ryan to
third]; Reynolds singled to first [Ryan stayed at third];
Walling walked [Reynolds to second]; Cruz grounded into a double
play (second to shortstop to first) [Walling out at second]; 0
R, 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

CUBS 4TH: Henderson struck out; Thompson grounded out (first to
pitcher); Reitz singled to center; Blackwell grounded out (first
to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Heep flied out to center; Howe grounded out (third
to first); Ashby flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cubs 1, Astros 0.

CUBS 5TH: Martz was called out on strikes; De Jesus singled to
right; De Jesus was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); Strain grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Landestoy was called out on strikes; Ryan walked;
Puhl singled to right [Ryan to second]; Reynolds tripled to
right [Ryan scored, Puhl scored]; CAPILLA REPLACED MARTZ
(PITCHING); Walling hit a sacrifice fly to right [Reynolds
scored]; Cruz popped to second; 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1,
Astros 3.

CUBS 6TH: Buckner singled to right; Durham forced Buckner
(shortstop to second); Henderson grounded into a double play
(third to second to first) [Durham out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Heep flied out to left; Howe popped to second; Ashby
walked; Landestoy walked [Ashby to second]; Ryan struck out; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 3.

CUBS 7TH: Thompson was called out on strikes; Reitz doubled to
left; Blackwell singled to center [Reitz to third]; TRACY BATTED
FOR CAPILLA; Blackwell stole second; Tracy struck out; De Jesus
walked; Strain popped to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Cubs 1,
Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: SMITH REPLACED TRACY (PITCHING); Puhl popped to
shortstop; Reynolds popped to third; Walling walked; Cruz
singled to right [Walling to third]; Heep forced Cruz (second to
shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 3.

CUBS 8TH: SAMBITO REPLACED HEEP (PITCHING); WOODS REPLACED RYAN
(PLAYING RF); WALLING CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); Buckner
popped to shortstop; Durham flied out to center; Henderson flied
out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Howe singled to center; Ashby singled to right [Howe
to second]; Landestoy forced Ashby (third to second) [Howe to
third]; KRAVEC REPLACED SMITH (PITCHING); Landestoy stole
second; Woods was walked intentionally; Puhl hit a sacrifice fly
to right [Howe scored, Landestoy to third]; Reynolds tripled to
right [Landestoy scored, Woods scored]; Walling flied out to
left; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 6.

CUBS 9TH: DILLARD BATTED FOR THOMPSON; Dillard walked; Reitz
flied out to right; MORALES BATTED FOR BLACKWELL; Morales walked
[Dillard to second]; CRUZ BATTED FOR KRAVEC; Cruz grounded into
a double play (third to second to first) [Morales out at
second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             1   6   1    8
 Astros           6  10   1    9


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