Chicago Cubs 5, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 82
Played on Thursday, July 8, 1982 (N) at Astrodome

CHI N    1  0  0    0  1  0    0  3  0  -   5 10  0
HOU N    0  2  0    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   3  6  2
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Sandberg 3b                   5   1   1   0       0   0       1   1
Kennedy 2b                    5   2   3   0       0   1       2   2
Buckner 1b                    5   0   2   1       0   0       8   2
Durham cf,rf                  5   1   1   1       0   1       2   0
Moreland lf                   4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
  Woods pr,cf                 0   1   0   0       0   0       1   0
Johnstone rf,lf               3   0   0   0       1   1       2   0
Davis c                       4   0   1   3       0   2       5   0
Bowa ss                       3   0   1   0       1   0       2   5
Filer p                       1   0   0   0       0   1       2   1
  Molinaro ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Tidrow p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Morales ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Smith p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hernandez p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   5  10   5       2   7      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Filer-Bowa-Buckner, Bowa-Kennedy-Buckner.

BATTING - 
2B: Davis (10,off LaCorte).
SH: Filer (1,off Ruhle).
IBB: Johnstone (4,by Ruhle); Bowa (4,by LaCorte).
Team LOB: 8.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Thon ss                       3   0   1   0       1   0       1   3
Puhl rf                       3   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Knight 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   1      11   0
Cruz lf                       4   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
Garner 2b                     4   1   2   1       0   0       1   4
Scott cf                      4   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Howe 3b                       3   1   1   0       0   0       0   1
  Walling ph                  0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Pujols c                      3   0   1   2       0   1       8   1
  Ashby ph                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Knicely ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ruhle p                       2   0   0   0       1   2       0   1
  LaCorte p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   3   6   3       4   5      27  10

FIELDING - 
E: Cruz (5), Garner (8).

BATTING - 
2B: Pujols (5,off Filer).
HR: Garner (7,6th inning off Filer 0 on 2 out).
GDP: Puhl (3,off Filer); Knicely (2,off Hernandez).
Team LOB: 5.

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Filer                         6     5   3   3   2   4   1  24
Tidrow W(4-1)                 1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Smith                         1.1   1   0   0   2   0   0   7
Hernandez SV(8)               0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        9     6   3   3   4   5   1  35


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ruhle L(5-6)                  7.1   8   5   2   1   6   0  32
LaCorte                       1.2   2   0   0   1   1   0   8
Totals                        9    10   5   2   2   7   0  40

IBB: Ruhle (3,Johnstone); LaCorte (3,Bowa).

Umpires: HP - Gerry Davis, 1B - Frank Pulli, 2B - Doug Harvey, 3B - Nick Colosi
Time of Game: 2:33   Attendance: 11023


Starting Lineups:

   Chicago Cubs                  Houston Astros           
1. Sandberg            3b        Thon                ss
2. Kennedy             2b        Puhl                rf
3. Buckner             1b        Knight              1b
4. Durham              cf        Cruz                lf
5. Moreland            lf        Garner              2b
6. Johnstone           rf        Scott               cf
7. Davis               c         Howe                3b
8. Bowa                ss        Pujols              c
9. Filer               p         Ruhle               p

CUBS 1ST: Sandberg grounded out (shortstop to first); Kennedy
singled to center; Buckner singled to right [Kennedy to second];
Durham singled to center [Buckner to second, Kennedy scored];
Moreland grounded out (shortstop to first) [Durham to second,
Buckner to third]; Johnstone was walked intentionally; Davis
struck out; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Thon walked; Puhl grounded into a double play
(pitcher to shortstop to first) [Thon out at second]; Knight
flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

CUBS 2ND: Bowa singled to shortstop; Filer out on a sacrifice
bunt (catcher to second) [Bowa to second]; Sandberg flied out to
left; Kennedy struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros
0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz flied out to left; Garner flied out to right;
Scott singled to center; Howe singled to right [Scott to third];
Pujols doubled to center [Howe scored, Scott scored]; Ruhle
walked; Thon singled to left [Ruhle to second, Pujols to third];
Puhl grounded out (first to pitcher); 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. 
Cubs 1, Astros 2.

CUBS 3RD: Buckner grounded out (second to first); Durham flied
out to right; Moreland lined to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cubs 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Knight flied out to left; Cruz grounded out (first
unassisted); Garner grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 2.

CUBS 4TH: Johnstone popped to catcher in foul territory; Davis
struck out; Bowa grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Scott grounded out (shortstop to first); Howe lined
to shortstop; Pujols was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 2.

CUBS 5TH: Filer struck out; Sandberg singled to shortstop;
Kennedy grounded out (third to first) [Sandberg to second];
Buckner singled to center [Sandberg scored]; Durham struck out;
1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Ruhle was called out on strikes; Thon grounded out
(third to first); Puhl grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 2.

CUBS 6TH: Moreland popped to first in foul territory; Johnstone
was called out on strikes; Davis grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Knight struck out; Cruz struck out; Garner homered;
Scott grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cubs 2, Astros 3.

CUBS 7TH: Bowa grounded out (first unassisted); MOLINARO BATTED
FOR FILER; Molinaro grounded out (second to first); Sandberg
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2,
Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: TIDROW REPLACED MOLINARO (PITCHING); Howe grounded
out (shortstop to first); Pujols popped to third; Ruhle struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 3.

CUBS 8TH: Kennedy singled to center; Buckner flied out to left;
Durham reached on an error by Garner [Kennedy to second];
Moreland singled to right [Durham to second, Kennedy to third];
WOODS RAN FOR MORELAND; LACORTE REPLACED RUHLE (PITCHING);
Johnstone popped to shortstop; Davis doubled to left [Kennedy
scored (unearned), Durham scored (unearned), Woods scored
(unearned), Davis to third (error by Cruz)]; Bowa was walked
intentionally; MORALES BATTED FOR TIDROW; Morales struck out; 3
R (0 ER), 3 H, 2 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 5, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: WOODS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); JOHNSTONE CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); DURHAM CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF);
SMITH REPLACED MORALES (PITCHING); Thon flied out to right; Puhl
walked; Knight flied out to center; Cruz popped to second; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 5, Astros 3.

CUBS 9TH: Sandberg grounded out (shortstop to first); Kennedy
singled to center; Buckner flied out to center; Durham flied out
to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 5, Astros 3.

ASTROS 9TH: Garner singled to first; Scott flied out to left;
WALLING BATTED FOR HOWE; Walling walked [Garner to second];
ASHBY BATTED FOR PUJOLS; HERNANDEZ REPLACED SMITH (PITCHING);
KNICELY BATTED FOR ASHBY; Knicely grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Walling out at second]; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 5, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             5  10   0    8
 Astros           3   6   2    5


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