Chicago Cubs 3, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 29
Played on Saturday, May 8, 1982 (D) at Wrigley Field

HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  1  0  -   2  7  2
CHI N    1  2  0    0  0  0    0  0  x  -   3  6  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Walling cf                    3   0   1   0       1   0       5   0
  Moffitt p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Puhl rf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Knight 3b                     3   0   1   1       0   0       1   2
Cruz lf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ashby c                       3   1   1   0       1   0       4   3
Howe 1b                       4   0   0   0       0   0       6   0
Garner 2b                     4   0   2   1       0   1       1   0
Reynolds ss                   4   0   1   0       0   0       1   2
Niekro p                      1   0   0   0       0   1       2   1
  Scott ph,cf                 1   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       31   2   7   2       2   2      24   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Niekro-Reynolds-Garner.
E: Knight 2 (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Garner (8,off Noles).
SH: Niekro (2,off Noles).
SF: Knight (3,off Campbell).
GDP: Howe (7,off Noles).
Team LOB: 6.

Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Henderson lf                  3   0   0   0       1   1       1   0
  Woods lf                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Wills 2b                      4   1   2   1       0   1       4   5
Buckner 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   2       5   2
Moreland rf                   4   0   2   1       0   2       4   0
  Waller pr                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Morales cf                  0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Durham cf,rf                  4   0   0   0       0   0       5   1
Davis c                       3   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Kennedy ss                    3   1   0   0       0   0       3   2
Sandberg 3b                   3   1   2   0       0   0       0   2
Noles p                       2   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
  Hernandez p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Campbell p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   3   6   3       1   7      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Sandberg-Wills-Buckner.
E: Durham (2).

BATTING - 
SF: Noles (1,off Niekro).
GDP: Noles (1,off Niekro).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Wills (8,2nd base off Niekro/Ashby); Sandberg (2,2nd base off Niekro/Ashby).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro L(3-2)                 7     5   3   1   1   6   0  28
Moffitt                       1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                        8     6   3   1   1   7   0  32

WP: Niekro (2).

Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Noles W(4-3)                  7     6   2   2   2   2   0  28
Hernandez                     0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Campbell SV(2)                1.2   1   0   0   0   0   0   6
Totals                        9     7   2   2   2   2   0  35

Noles faced 2 batters in the 8th inning

Umpires: HP - Jerry Dale, 1B - Paul Runge, 2B - Eric Gregg, 3B - Bob Engel
Time of Game: 2:07   Attendance: 22151


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Chicago Cubs             
1. Walling             cf        Henderson           lf
2. Puhl                rf        Wills               2b
3. Knight              3b        Buckner             1b
4. Cruz                lf        Moreland            rf
5. Ashby               c         Durham              cf
6. Howe                1b        Davis               c
7. Garner              2b        Kennedy             ss
8. Reynolds            ss        Sandberg            3b
9. Niekro              p         Noles               p

ASTROS 1ST: Walling grounded out (first unassisted); Puhl popped
to shortstop; Knight singled to center; Cruz popped to second; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 1ST: Henderson grounded out (third to first); On a bunt
Wills singled to third; Wills stole second; Niekro threw a wild
pitch [Wills to third]; Buckner struck out; Moreland singled to
center [Wills scored]; Durham grounded out (pitcher unassisted);
1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Ashby walked; Howe grounded into a double play
(third to second to first) [Ashby out at second]; Garner flied
out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 1.

CUBS 2ND: Davis flied out to center; Kennedy reached on an error
by Knight; Sandberg singled to right [Kennedy to third];
Sandberg stole second; Noles hit a sacrifice fly to center
[Kennedy scored (unearned)]; Henderson walked; Wills singled to
center [Henderson to third, Sandberg scored (unearned)]; Buckner
flied out to center; 2 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0,
Cubs 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Reynolds singled to left; Niekro out on a sacrifice
bunt (first to second) [Reynolds to second]; Walling reached on
an error by Durham [Reynolds to third, Walling to first]; Puhl
flied out to left; Knight forced Walling (second unassisted); 0
R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 3.

CUBS 3RD: Moreland struck out; Durham flied out to center; Davis
reached on an error by Knight [Davis to first]; Kennedy flied
out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Cruz flied out to center; Ashby singled to right;
Howe flied out to right; Garner doubled to center [Ashby scored,
Garner out at third (center to shortstop to first to third to
second to catcher)]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 3.

CUBS 4TH: Sandberg flied out to right; Noles grounded out
(shortstop to first); Henderson grounded out (third to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Reynolds flied out to center; Niekro struck out;
Walling singled to right; Puhl forced Walling (second to
shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 3.

CUBS 5TH: Wills popped to pitcher; Buckner struck out (catcher
to first); Moreland struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Cubs 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Knight grounded out (shortstop to first); Cruz flied
out to right; Ashby flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Cubs 3.

CUBS 6TH: Durham flied out to center; Davis struck out (catcher
to first); Kennedy lined to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
1, Cubs 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Howe flied out to center; Garner struck out;
Reynolds grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Cubs 3.

CUBS 7TH: Sandberg singled to shortstop; On a bunt Noles
grounded into a double play (pitcher to shortstop to second)
[Sandberg out at second]; Henderson struck out (catcher to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 3.

ASTROS 8TH: WOODS REPLACED HENDERSON (PLAYING LF); SCOTT BATTED
FOR NIEKRO; Scott singled to center; Walling walked [Scott to
second]; HERNANDEZ REPLACED NOLES (PITCHING); Puhl flied out to
center [Scott to third]; CAMPBELL REPLACED HERNANDEZ (PITCHING);
Knight hit a sacrifice fly to right [Scott scored]; Cruz forced
Walling (shortstop unassisted); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2,
Cubs 3.

CUBS 8TH: MOFFITT REPLACED WALLING (PITCHING); SCOTT STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING CF); Wills struck out; Buckner flied out to right;
Moreland singled to right; WALLER RAN FOR MORELAND; Durham flied
out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 3.

ASTROS 9TH: MORALES REPLACED WALLER (PLAYING CF); DURHAM CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); Ashby flied out to center; Howe grounded
out (second to first); Garner singled to left; Reynolds flied
out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2   7   2    6
 Cubs             3   6   1    5


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