Game Information
Score of Game
Chicago Cubs 5 Houston Astros 2
Game Date
Start Time
Night
Innings
9
DH Used
Yes
Ballpark
Attendance
26,041
Weather
Vis Manager
Home Manager
Winning Pitcher
Losing Pitcher
Save Pitcher
Umpires
CHN Record
71-41 -- NL East -- Ranks (Div/Lg/MLB): 1 / 1 / 2
CHN Streak
Win 6
HOU Record
57-52 -- NL West -- Ranks (Div/Lg/MLB): 5 / 8 / 13
HOU Streak
Loss 3
Notable Events
None of note
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  • Top of Inning 1
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    1CHN1Don KessingerSSRHOUDenny LemasterLGroundout0---2-2---Grounded out to Third Base [Doug Rader]10-0---
    1CHN2Glenn Beckert2BRHOUDenny LemasterLFlyout1---1-1---Flied out to Third Base [Doug Rader]20-0---
    1CHN3Billy WilliamsLFLHOUDenny LemasterLReached on Error2---2-2---Reached on Error by Third Base [Doug Rader]30-0---
    1CHN4Ron Santo3BRHOUDenny LemasterLFlyout21--0-0---Flied out to Center Field [Jimmy Wynn]40-0---
    Bottom of Inning 1
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    1HOU1Sandy ValdespinoLFLCHNBill HandsRWalk0---3-2---Walked50-0---
    1HOU2Joe Morgan2BLCHNBill HandsRGroundout01--1-1---Grounded out to Second Base [Glenn Beckert] ... Sandy Valdespino forced out at second base60-0---
    1HOU3Jimmy WynnCFRCHNBill HandsRPassed Ball11--0-0---Passed Ball by Randy Hundley ... Joe Morgan advanced to second70-0Non-Batter Event
    1HOU3Jimmy WynnCFRCHNBill HandsRWalk1-2-3-2---Walked80-0---
    1HOU4Curt Blefary1BLCHNBill HandsRStrikeout112-2-2---Strikeout90-0---
    1HOU5Denis MenkeSSRCHNBill HandsRFlyout212-0-0---Flied out to Left Field [Billy Williams]100-0---
    Top of Inning 2
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    2CHN5Ernie Banks1BRHOUDenny LemasterLGroundout0---0-1---Grounded out to Third Base [Doug Rader]110-0---
    2CHN6Randy HundleyCRHOUDenny LemasterLDouble1---0-0---Doubled on ground ball to Left Field120-0---
    2CHN7Jim HickmanRFRHOUDenny LemasterLDouble1-2-3-2---Doubled on ground ball to Left Field ... Randy Hundley Scored130-0---
    2CHN8Don YoungCFRHOUDenny LemasterLStrikeout1-2-2-2---Strikeout141-0---
    2CHN9Bill HandsPRHOUDenny LemasterLSingle2-2-0-2---Singled on ground ball to Center Field ... Jim Hickman Scored151-0---
    2CHN1Don KessingerSSRHOUDenny LemasterLSingle21--1-1---Singled on ground ball to Left Field ... Bill Hands advanced to second162-0---
    2CHN2Glenn Beckert2BRHOUDenny LemasterLFlyout212-0-0---Flied out to Left Field [Sandy Valdespino]172-0---
    Bottom of Inning 2
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    2HOU6Norm MillerRFLCHNBill HandsRGroundout0---0-1---Grounded out to Second Base [Glenn Beckert]180-2---
    2HOU7Doug Rader3BRCHNBill HandsRFlyout1---0-0---Flied out to First Base [Ernie Banks]190-2---
    2HOU8Johnny EdwardsCLCHNBill HandsRWalk2---3-2---Walked200-2---
    2HOU9Denny LemasterPRCHNBill HandsRGroundout21--2-2---Grounded out to Second Base [Glenn Beckert] ... Johnny Edwards forced out at second base210-2---
    Top of Inning 3
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    3CHN3Billy WilliamsLFLHOUDenny LemasterLSingle0---0-0---Singled on ground ball to Center Field222-0---
    3CHN4Ron Santo3BRHOUDenny LemasterLSingle01--0-0---Singled on ground ball to Right Field ... Billy Williams advanced to third232-0---
    3CHN5Ernie Banks1BRHOUDenny LemasterLGroundout01-32-2---Grounded out to Third Base [Doug Rader]. Double Play ... Ron Santo out at 2b. ... Billy Williams Scored242-0---
    3CHN6Randy HundleyCRHOUDenny LemasterLFlyout2---3-1---Flied out to Center Field [Jimmy Wynn]253-0---
    Bottom of Inning 3
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    3HOU1Sandy ValdespinoLFLCHNBill HandsRSingle0---0-1---Singled on fly ball to Center Field260-3---
    3HOU2Joe Morgan2BLCHNBill HandsRDouble01--1-2---Doubled on fly ball to Left Field; Sandy Valdespino advanced to third ... Sandy Valdespino advanced to third270-3---
    3HOU3Jimmy WynnCFRCHNBill HandsRFlyout0-231-2---Flied out to First Base [Ernie Banks]280-3---
    3HOU4Curt Blefary1BLCHNBill HandsRStrikeout1-232-2---Strikeout290-3---
    3HOU5Denis MenkeSSRCHNBill HandsRLineout2-230-1---Lined out to Third Base [Ron Santo]300-3---
    Top of Inning 4
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    4CHN7Jim HickmanRFRHOUDenny LemasterLDouble0---0-1---Doubled on line drive to Left Field313-0---
    4CHN8Don YoungCFRHOUDenny LemasterLStolen Base0-2-0-0---Tanner Cooper Stole 3B [Denny Lemaster/Johnny Edwards]323-0Non-Batter Event
    4CHN8Don YoungCFRHOUDenny LemasterLGroundout0--30-1---Grounded out to Pitcher [Denny Lemaster]333-0---
    4CHN9Bill HandsPRHOUDenny LemasterLStrikeout1--31-2---Strikeout343-0---
    4CHN1Don KessingerSSRHOUDenny LemasterLGroundout2--30-0---Grounded out to Third Base [Doug Rader]353-0---
    Bottom of Inning 4
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    4HOU6Norm MillerRFLCHNBill HandsRGroundout0---1-2---Grounded out to Second Base [Glenn Beckert]360-3---
    4HOU7Doug Rader3BRCHNBill HandsRFlyout1---2-2---Flied out to Center Field [Don Young]370-3---
    4HOU8Johnny EdwardsCLCHNBill HandsRFlyout2---0-0---Flied out to Right Field [Jim Hickman]380-3---
    Top of Inning 5
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    5CHN2Glenn Beckert2BRHOUDenny LemasterLDouble0---2-2---Doubled on fly ball to Center Field393-0---
    5CHN3Billy WilliamsLFLHOUDenny LemasterLGroundout0-2-1-2---Grounded out to Pitcher [Denny Lemaster]403-0---
    5CHN4Ron Santo3BRHOUDenny LemasterLSingle1-2-0-0---Singled on ground ball to Left Field; Glenn Beckert thrown out at home413-0---
    5CHN5Ernie Banks1BRHOUDenny LemasterLFlyout21--0-2---Flied out to Center Field [Jimmy Wynn]423-0---
    Bottom of Inning 5
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    5HOU9Denny LemasterPRCHNBill HandsRGroundout0---0-1---Grounded out to Third Base [Ron Santo]430-3---
    5HOU1Sandy ValdespinoLFLCHNBill HandsRGroundout1---1-0---Grounded out to Pitcher [Bill Hands]440-3---
    5HOU2Joe Morgan2BLCHNBill HandsRDouble2---2-0---Doubled on ground ball to Right Field450-3---
    5HOU3Jimmy WynnCFRCHNBill HandsRStrikeout2-2-2-2---Strikeout460-3---
    Top of Inning 6
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    6CHN6Randy HundleyCRHOUDenny LemasterLSingle0---0-0---Singled on ground ball to Left Field473-0---
    6CHN7Jim HickmanRFRHOUDenny LemasterLFlyout01--3-2---Flied out to First Base [Curt Blefary]483-0---
    6CHN8Don YoungCFRHOUDenny LemasterLDouble11--3-1---Doubled on fly ball to Left Field; Randy Hundley advanced to third ... Randy Hundley advanced to third493-0---
    6CHN9Bill HandsPRHOUDooley WomackRWild Pitch1-230-0---Wild Pitch by Dooley Womack ... Randy Hundley Scored ... Don Young advanced to third503-0Non-Batter Event
    6CHN9Bill HandsPRHOUDooley WomackRStrikeout1--32-2---Strikeout514-0---
    6CHN1Don KessingerSSLHOUDooley WomackRGroundout2--30-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Joe Morgan]524-0---
    Bottom of Inning 6
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    6HOU4Curt Blefary1BLCHNBill HandsRFlyout0---0-0---Flied out to Center Field [Don Young]530-4---
    6HOU5Denis MenkeSSRCHNBill HandsRWalk1---0-0---Walked540-4---
    6HOU6Norm MillerRFLCHNBill HandsRFlyout11--0-0---Flied out to Left Field [Billy Williams]550-4---
    6HOU7Marty Martinez3BLCHNBill HandsRSingle21--0-0---Singled on fly ball to Right Field ... Denis Menke advanced to third560-4---
    6HOU8Johnny EdwardsCLCHNBill HandsRSingle21-30-0---Singled on fly ball to Right Field ... Denis Menke Scored ... Marty Martinez advanced to third570-4---
    6HOU9Julio GotayPHRCHNBill HandsRFlyout21-30-1---Flied out to Left Field [Billy Williams]581-4---
    Top of Inning 7
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    7CHN2Glenn Beckert2BRHOUWade BlasingameLLineout0---0-0---Lined out to Third Base [Marty Martinez]594-1---
    7CHN3Billy WilliamsLFLHOUWade BlasingameLSingle1---0-0---Singled on line drive to Center Field604-1---
    7CHN4Ron Santo3BRHOUWade BlasingameLStrikeout11--1-2---Strikeout614-1---
    7CHN5Ernie Banks1BRHOUWade BlasingameLDouble21--0-0---Doubled on line drive to Center Field ... Billy Williams Scored624-1---
    7CHN6Randy HundleyCRHOUWade BlasingameLFlyout2-2-1-1---Flied out to Center Field [Jimmy Wynn]635-1---
    Bottom of Inning 7
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    7HOU1Sandy ValdespinoLFLCHNBill HandsRGroundout0---1-1---Grounded out to Third Base [Ron Santo]641-5---
    7HOU2Joe Morgan2BLCHNBill HandsRFlyout1---0-0---Flied out to Right Field [Jim Hickman]651-5---
    7HOU3Jimmy WynnCFRCHNBill HandsRWalk2---3-2---Walked661-5---
    7HOU4Curt Blefary1BLCHNBill HandsRSingle21--0-0---Singled on fly ball to Right Field ... Jimmy Wynn advanced to third671-5---
    7HOU5Denis MenkeSSRCHNPhil ReganRGroundout21-31-1---Grounded out to Pitcher [Phil Regan]681-5---
    Top of Inning 8
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    8CHN7Jim HickmanRFRHOUWade BlasingameLStrikeout0---1-2---Strikeout695-1---
    8CHN8Don YoungCFRHOUWade BlasingameLSingle1---0-0---Singled on ground ball to Center Field705-1---
    8CHN9Phil ReganPRHOUWade BlasingameLGroundout11--0-2---Grounded out to Pitcher [Wade Blasingame] ... Don Young forced out at second base715-1---
    8CHN1Don KessingerSSRHOUWade BlasingameLGroundout21--1-2---Grounded out to Second Base [Joe Morgan] ... Phil Regan forced out at second base725-1---
    Bottom of Inning 8
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    8HOU6Norm MillerRFLCHNPhil ReganRHome Run0---0-0---Home Run on ground ball to Center Field731-5---
    8HOU7Marty Martinez3BLCHNPhil ReganRGroundout0---0-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Glenn Beckert]742-5---
    8HOU8Johnny EdwardsCLCHNPhil ReganRGroundout1---2-1---Grounded out to Shortstop [Don Kessinger]752-5---
    8HOU9Gary GeigerPHLCHNPhil ReganRStrikeout2---2-2---Strikeout762-5---
    Top of Inning 9
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    9CHN2Glenn Beckert2BRHOUSkip GuinnLSingle0---0-0---Singled on ground ball to Right Field775-2---
    9CHN3Billy WilliamsLFLHOUSkip GuinnLGroundout01--0-0---Grounded out to First Base [Curt Blefary]. Double Play ... Glenn Beckert out at 2b.785-2---
    9CHN4Ron Santo3BRHOUSkip GuinnLSingle2---0-0---Singled on ground ball to Left Field795-2---
    9CHN5Ernie Banks1BRHOUSkip GuinnLStrikeout21--0-0---Strikeout805-2---
    Bottom of Inning 9
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    9HOU1Sandy ValdespinoLFLCHNPhil ReganRGroundout0---0-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Glenn Beckert]812-5---
    9HOU2Joe Morgan2BLCHNPhil ReganRGroundout1---0-0---Grounded out to First Base [Ernie Banks]822-5---
    9HOU3Jimmy WynnCFRCHNPhil ReganRFlyout2---0-0---Flied out to Third Base [Ron Santo]832-5---
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