Chicago Cubs 5, Houston Astros 4
Regular Season Game 43
Played on Tuesday, May 24, 1983 (N) at Astrodome

CHI N    0  1  0    0  2  1    0  0  1  -   5 10  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    2  0  2  -   4  8  3
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Woods lf                      5   1   1   0       0   3       2   0
Bowa ss                       5   0   2   1       0   0       5   3
Buckner 1b                    5   0   0   0       0   0       9   3
Durham cf                     3   0   2   0       2   1       4   0
Cey 3b                        2   1   1   1       0   1       1   1
  Kennedy 3b                  2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Johnstone ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Veryzer 3b                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Moreland rf                   3   1   1   0       1   1       2   0
Davis c                       4   0   1   0       0   1       2   1
Sandberg 2b                   3   1   1   0       1   0       0   5
Ruthven p                     3   1   1   1       0   1       2   1
  Smith p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Campbell p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   5  10   3       4  10      27  14

BATTING - 
2B: Durham (2,off M. Scott); Woods (3,off Dawley).
3B: Bowa (2,off M. Scott).
HR: Cey (5,2nd inning off M. Scott 0 on 1 out).
GDP: Kennedy (1,off M. Scott).
IBB: Sandberg (1,by Smith); Durham 2 (5,by Smith,by Dawley).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Durham 2 (6,3rd base off M. Scott/Pujols,2nd base off Smith/Pujols); Bowa
(1,2nd base off Smith/Pujols).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Moreno cf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Dawley p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  T. Scott ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Puhl rf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Thon ss                       4   0   1   0       0   0       1   4
Garner 3b                     3   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Cruz lf                       4   1   2   0       0   0       3   0
Knight 1b                     2   1   1   0       1   0       5   0
  Ashby c                     0   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
  Walling ph                  0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Doran 2b                      4   2   1   1       0   0       2   1
Pujols c                      2   0   0   0       0   1       9   0
  Bass ph,cf                  2   0   2   3       0   0       1   0
M. Scott p                    2   0   1   0       0   1       0   1
  Smith p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Spilman ph,1b               2   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       34   4   8   4       2   2      27   7

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Thon-Knight, Thon-Doran-Knight.
E: Thon 3 (11).

BATTING - 
2B: Bass (1,off Smith).
3B: Doran (2,off Ruthven).
HBP: Garner (2,by Ruthven).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Thon (13,2nd base off Ruthven/Davis); Cruz (8,2nd base off Ruthven/Davis).

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ruthven W(2-3)                6.1   6   2   2   1   2   0  26
Smith                         2     2   2   2   1   0   0   9
Campbell SV(3)                0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
Totals                        9     8   4   4   2   2   0  37

WP: Smith (2).
HBP: Ruthven (1,Garner).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
M. Scott L(0-2)               5.2   8   4   4   1   5   1  25
Smith                         1.1   1   0   0   2   2   0   7
Dawley                        2     1   1   0   1   3   0   9
Totals                        9    10   5   4   4  10   1  41

IBB: Smith 2 (3,Sandberg,Durham); Dawley (1,Durham).

Umpires: HP - Ed Vargo, 1B - Dick Stello, 2B - Satch Davidson, 3B - Joe West
Time of Game: 2:39   Attendance: 8859


Starting Lineups:

   Chicago Cubs                  Houston Astros           
1. Woods               lf        Moreno              cf
2. Bowa                ss        Puhl                rf
3. Buckner             1b        Thon                ss
4. Durham              cf        Garner              3b
5. Cey                 3b        Cruz                lf
6. Moreland            rf        Knight              1b
7. Davis               c         Doran               2b
8. Sandberg            2b        Pujols              c
9. Ruthven             p         M. Scott            p

CUBS 1ST: Woods struck out; Bowa reached on an error by Thon
[Bowa to first]; Buckner lined into a double play (shortstop to
first) [Bowa out at first]; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Moreno flied out to center; Puhl made an out to
shortstop; Thon grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

CUBS 2ND: Durham was called out on strikes; Cey homered;
Moreland singled to center; Davis made an out to catcher;
Sandberg forced Moreland (shortstop to second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Garner was hit by a pitch; Cruz grounded out (second
to first) [Garner to second]; Knight grounded out (shortstop to
first) [Garner to third]; Doran flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

CUBS 3RD: Ruthven struck out; Woods struck out; Bowa flied out
to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Pujols struck out; M. Scott singled to left; Moreno
forced M. Scott (first to shortstop); Puhl grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

CUBS 4TH: Buckner flied out to left; Durham doubled to right;
Cey struck out; Durham stole third; Moreland grounded out
(catcher unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Thon singled to center; Thon stole second; Thon was
out trying to advance to third (catcher to third); Garner flied
out to center; Cruz singled to shortstop; Cruz stole second;
Knight walked; Doran grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 2 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

CUBS 5TH: Davis flied out to left; Sandberg singled to shortstop
[Sandberg to second (error by Thon)]; Ruthven singled to left
[Sandberg scored]; Woods lined to third; Bowa tripled to center
[Ruthven scored]; Buckner grounded out (pitcher to first); 2 R,
3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: KENNEDY REPLACED CEY (PLAYING 3B); Pujols grounded
out (first to pitcher); Ron Cey left with strained right
quadriceps; M. Scott was called out on strikes; Moreno
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 3,
Astros 0.

CUBS 6TH: Durham singled to right; Kennedy grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Durham out at
second]; Moreland walked; Davis singled to left [Moreland scored
(no RBI), Davis to second (on throw to home)]; SMITH REPLACED M.
SCOTT (PITCHING); Sandberg was walked intentionally; Ruthven
grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 4,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Puhl made an out to shortstop; Thon flied out to
right; Garner grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 0.

CUBS 7TH: Woods struck out; Bowa singled to shortstop; Bowa
stole second; Buckner grounded out (first unassisted) [Bowa to
third]; Durham was walked intentionally; Durham stole second;
Kennedy struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Cruz grounded out (pitcher to first); Knight singled
to right; Doran tripled to center [Knight scored]; BASS BATTED
FOR PUJOLS; Bass singled to left [Doran scored]; SMITH REPLACED
RUTHVEN (PITCHING); SPILMAN BATTED FOR SMITH; Spilman flied out
to center; Smith threw a wild pitch [Bass to second]; Moreno
grounded out (second to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 4,
Astros 2.

CUBS 8TH: DAWLEY REPLACED MORENO (PITCHING); ASHBY REPLACED
KNIGHT (PLAYING C ); BASS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); SPILMAN
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); Moreland struck out; Davis struck
out; Sandberg grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Puhl made an out to shortstop; Thon flied out to
right; Garner grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 2.

CUBS 9TH: Smith struck out; Woods doubled to right; Bowa reached
on an error by Thon [Woods scored (unearned) (no RBI), Bowa to
second]; Buckner flied out to center; Durham was walked
intentionally; JOHNSTONE BATTED FOR KENNEDY; Johnstone flied out
to right; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 5, Astros 2.

ASTROS 9TH: VERYZER REPLACED JOHNSTONE (PLAYING 3B); Cruz
singled to right; WALLING BATTED FOR ASHBY; Walling walked [Cruz
to second]; Doran forced Walling (second to shortstop) [Cruz to
third, Doran to first]; Bass doubled to right [Cruz scored,
Doran scored]; CAMPBELL REPLACED SMITH (PITCHING); Spilman flied
out to center [Bass to third]; T. SCOTT BATTED FOR DAWLEY; T.
Scott flied out to left; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 5, Astros 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             5  10   0    9
 Astros           4   8   3    6


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