Houston Astros 6, Chicago Cubs 1
Regular Season Game 36
Played on Sunday, May 17, 1981 (D) at Astrodome

CHI N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  0  -   1  5  0
HOU N    0  1  3    0  0  0    2  0  x  -   6  9  0
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
De Jesus ss                   2   1   0   0       3   0       3   1
Strain 2b                     3   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Capilla p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Cruz ph                     1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Tidrow p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Tracy ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Buckner 1b                    4   0   1   1       0   0       7   3
Henderson lf                  3   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Durham rf                     4   0   0   0       0   3       0   0
Morales cf                    4   0   1   0       0   0       5   0
Reitz 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       1   3
Davis c                       2   0   1   0       1   0       5   0
  Lum ph                      1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Krukow p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  McGlothen p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Dillard ph,2b               1   0   0   0       2   0       1   0
Totals                       30   1   5   1       7   5      24   9

BATTING - 
2B: Buckner (13,off Knepper).
SH: Krukow (1,off Knepper).
GDP: Durham (4,off LaCorte).
Team LOB: 10.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl cf                       2   0   1   2       3   1       5   0
Reynolds ss                   5   0   1   2       0   1       0   5
Walling rf,1b                 4   1   0   0       1   0       5   0
Cruz lf                       5   1   3   0       0   0       2   0
Heep 1b                       3   1   0   0       1   0       7   0
  Woods rf                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Howe 3b                       5   1   2   1       0   0       0   1
Ashby c                       2   1   1   0       2   1       5   0
Landestoy 2b                  3   1   1   1       1   1       2   2
Knepper p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
  LaCorte p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   6   9   6       8   5      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Reynolds-Landestoy-Walling.

BATTING - 
SH: Knepper (2,off Capilla).
HBP: Knepper (1,by Krukow).
IBB: Ashby (5,by Krukow).
Team LOB: 12.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Puhl 2 (8,2nd base off Krukow/Davis,2nd base off Capilla/Davis).

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Krukow L(1-4)                 2.1   3   4   4   6   2   0  17
McGlothen                     1.2   2   0   0   1   2   0   8
Capilla                       3     4   2   2   1   1   0  14
Tidrow                        1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        8     9   6   6   8   5   0  42

WP: Capilla (3).
HBP: Krukow (2,Knepper).
IBB: Krukow (3,Ashby).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Knepper W(4-0)                7.1   4   1   1   4   3   0  30
LaCorte                       1.2   1   0   0   3   2   0   8
Totals                        9     5   1   1   7   5   0  38

WP: LaCorte (2).

Umpires: HP - Jerry Crawford, 1B - Satch Davidson, 2B - Dick Stello, 3B - Terry Tata
Time of Game: 2:34   Attendance: 34068


Starting Lineups:

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

CUBS 1ST: De Jesus flied out to center; Strain grounded out
(pitcher to first); Buckner flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl walked; Puhl stole second; Reynolds was called
out on strikes; Walling grounded out (pitcher to first) [Puhl to
third]; Cruz grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

CUBS 2ND: Henderson lined to pitcher; Durham was called out on
strikes; Morales singled to center; Reitz flied out to right; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Heep flied out to center; Howe singled to center;
Ashby walked [Howe to second]; Landestoy was called out on
strikes; Knepper was hit by a pitch [Howe to third, Ashby to
second]; Puhl walked [Howe scored, Ashby to third, Knepper to
second]; Reynolds forced Puhl (first to shortstop); 1 R, 1 H, 0
E, 3 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 1.

CUBS 3RD: Davis singled to shortstop; Krukow out on a sacrifice
bunt (third to second) [Davis to second]; De Jesus flied out to
right; Strain grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Walling walked; Cruz singled to right [Walling to
third]; Heep walked [Cruz to second]; Howe grounded out (first
to pitcher) [Walling scored, Cruz to third, Heep to second];
Ashby was walked intentionally; Landestoy singled to left [Cruz
scored, Heep to third, Ashby to second]; MCGLOTHEN REPLACED
KRUKOW (PITCHING); Knepper struck out; Puhl walked [Heep scored,
Ashby to third, Landestoy to second]; Reynolds popped to first;
3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 4.

CUBS 4TH: Buckner grounded out (second to first); Henderson
grounded out (shortstop to first); Durham struck out; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 4.

ASTROS 4TH: Walling grounded out (third to first); Cruz singled
to center; Heep forced Cruz (first to shortstop); Howe singled
to right [Heep to third]; Ashby struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 4.

CUBS 5TH: Morales flied out to center; Reitz flied out to
center; Davis walked; DILLARD BATTED FOR MCGLOTHEN; Dillard
walked [Davis to second]; De Jesus walked [Davis to third,
Dillard to second]; Strain grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 4.

ASTROS 5TH: DILLARD STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); CAPILLA
REPLACED STRAIN (PITCHING); Landestoy popped to shortstop;
Knepper grounded out (first unassisted); Puhl singled to first;
Puhl stole second; Reynolds flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 4.

CUBS 6TH: Buckner grounded out (first unassisted); Henderson
grounded out (shortstop to first); Durham struck out; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Walling flied out to left; Cruz singled to center;
Capilla threw a wild pitch [Cruz to second]; Heep flied out to
center; Howe flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0,
Astros 4.

CUBS 7TH: WOODS REPLACED HEEP (PLAYING RF); WALLING CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); Morales grounded out (shortstop to
first); Reitz grounded out (shortstop to first); Davis flied out
to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 4.

ASTROS 7TH: Ashby singled to center; Landestoy walked [Ashby to
second]; Knepper out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second)
[Landestoy to second, Ashby to third]; Puhl struck out; Reynolds
singled to first [Ashby scored, Landestoy scored]; Walling
popped to third; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 6.

CUBS 8TH: Dillard flied out to center; De Jesus walked; CRUZ
BATTED FOR CAPILLA; Cruz singled to left [De Jesus to third];
Buckner doubled to left [De Jesus scored, Cruz to third];
LACORTE REPLACED KNEPPER (PITCHING); Henderson walked; Durham
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Henderson out at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros
6.

ASTROS 8TH: TIDROW REPLACED CRUZ (PITCHING); Cruz flied out to
center; Woods grounded out (shortstop to first); Howe grounded
out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 6.

CUBS 9TH: Morales flied out to left; Reitz struck out; LUM
BATTED FOR DAVIS; Lum singled to left; Dillard walked [Lum to
second]; LaCorte threw a wild pitch [Lum to third, Dillard to
second]; De Jesus walked; TRACY BATTED FOR TIDROW; Tracy was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             1   5   0   10
 Astros           6   9   0   12


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