Houston Astros 12, Chicago Cubs 10
Regular Season Game 50
Played on Tuesday, May 31, 1983 (D) at Wrigley Field

HOU N    0  2  1    4  0  1    4  0  0  -  12 19  1
CHI N    0  1  3    0  0  5    1  0  0  -  10 13  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Moreno cf                     4   0   2   0       0   1       4   0
  Walling pr,rf               1   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Puhl rf                       2   1   1   0       2   0       1   0
  T. Scott ph,cf              2   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Thon ss                       5   2   1   2       1   0       2   4
Garner 3b                     5   2   3   4       0   0       3   2
Cruz lf                       5   1   2   1       0   1       0   0
Knight 1b                     5   1   4   2       0   0       7   0
Ashby c                       5   1   2   2       0   0       6   1
Reynolds 2b                   3   0   1   0       0   0       1   2
  Doran ph,2b                 2   0   0   0       0   1       2   1
Ruhle p                       2   1   0   0       1   1       0   1
  LaCorte p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Tolman ph                   1   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Smith p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       43  12  19  12       4   4      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Thon-Reynolds-Knight.
E: Ashby (11).

BATTING - 
2B: Reynolds (1,off Moskau); Puhl (3,off Moskau); Knight (12,off Proly); Garner
(5,off Smith).
HR: Ashby (4,2nd inning off Moskau 1 on 1 out); Garner (7,3rd inning off Moskau
0 on 1 out); Tolman (2,7th inning off Lefferts 0 on 1 out).
HBP: Moreno (1,by Lefferts).
GDP: Thon (5,off Moskau).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Moreno (16,2nd base off Moskau/Lake); Thon (15,2nd base off Proly/Lake);
Puhl (4,2nd base off Proly/Lake).
CS: Moreno (6,2nd base by Proly/Lake); Walling (1,2nd base by Campbell/Lake).

Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hall lf,cf                    2   2   1   0       3   0       4   0
Sandberg 2b                   5   2   2   6       0   0       2   1
Buckner 1b                    5   0   1   0       0   0       7   0
Durham cf                     1   1   1   0       1   0       1   0
  Johnstone pr,lf             1   0   1   0       0   0       2   1
  Lefferts p                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Smith p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Thompson ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Campbell p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Cey 3b                        5   0   0   1       0   2       0   1
Moreland rf                   5   2   2   1       0   1       1   0
Lake c                        5   1   3   0       0   0       4   2
Bowa ss                       4   1   1   2       0   0       4   3
Moskau p                      1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Proly p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Woods lf                    2   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Totals                       39  10  13  10       4   5      27   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Bowa-Sandberg-Buckner, Johnstone-Bowa.
E: Bowa (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Sandberg (5,off Ruhle); Moreland (4,off Ruhle).
HR: Sandberg (2,6th inning off LaCorte 3 on 1 out).
GDP: Sandberg (1,off Ruhle).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Durham (9,2nd base off Ruhle/Ashby); Hall (1,2nd base off Ruhle/Ashby).
CS: Johnstone (1,3rd base by Ruhle/Ashby).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ruhle                         5    10   7   6   2   3   0  26
LaCorte W(3-2)                1     1   2   2   1   1   1   5
Smith SV(1)                   3     2   1   1   1   1   0  12
Totals                        9    13  10   9   4   5   1  43

Ruhle faced 3 batters in the 6th inning

Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Moskau                        3.1   8   5   5   2   2   2  20
Proly                         2.1   7   3   3   1   1   0  13
Lefferts L(0-3)               0.2   1   2   2   0   0   1   4
Smith                         1.2   2   2   2   1   1   0   8
Campbell                      1     1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9    19  12  12   4   4   3  48

HBP: Lefferts (1,Moreno).

Umpires: HP - Gerry Davis, 1B - Harry Wendelstedt, 2B - Bruce Froemming, 3B - Terry Tata
Time of Game: 3:26   Attendance: 9595


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Chicago Cubs             
1. Moreno              cf        Hall                lf
2. Puhl                rf        Sandberg            2b
3. Thon                ss        Buckner             1b
4. Garner              3b        Durham              cf
5. Cruz                lf        Cey                 3b
6. Knight              1b        Moreland            rf
7. Ashby               c         Lake                c
8. Reynolds            2b        Bowa                ss
9. Ruhle               p         Moskau              p

ASTROS 1ST: Moreno reached on an error by Bowa [Moreno to
first]; Moreno stole second; Puhl walked; Thon grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Moreno to third,
Puhl out at second]; Garner flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 1ST: Hall flied out to center; Sandberg popped to first in
foul territory; Buckner flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz struck out; Knight singled to center; Ashby
homered [Knight scored]; Reynolds doubled to center; Ruhle flied
out to right; Moreno singled to first [Reynolds to third]; Puhl
grounded out (first unassisted); 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
2, Cubs 0.

CUBS 2ND: Durham singled to center; Durham stole second [Durham
to third (error by Ashby)]; Cey struck out; Moreland grounded
out (shortstop to first) [Durham scored (unearned)]; Lake
singled to shortstop; Bowa made an out to shortstop; 1 R (0 ER),
2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Thon made an out to shortstop; Garner homered; Cruz
flied out to left; Knight singled to center; Ashby singled to
center [Knight to third]; Reynolds grounded out (first
unassisted); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 1.

CUBS 3RD: Moskau singled to right; Hall singled to second
[Moskau to third]; Hall stole second; Sandberg doubled to right
[Moskau scored, Hall scored]; Buckner grounded out (pitcher to
shortstop to first) [Sandberg to third]; Durham walked;
JOHNSTONE RAN FOR DURHAM; Cey reached on a fielder's choice
[Sandberg scored, Johnstone to second]; Johnstone was caught
stealing third (catcher to third) [Cey to second]; Moreland
struck out; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 4.

ASTROS 4TH: HALL CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); JOHNSTONE
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Ruhle walked; Moreno struck out;
Puhl doubled to center [Ruhle to third]; PROLY REPLACED MOSKAU
(PITCHING); Thon singled to left [Ruhle scored, Puhl scored];
Thon stole second; Garner flied out to center [Thon to third];
Cruz singled to pitcher [Thon scored]; Knight doubled to center
[Cruz scored]; Ashby flied out to left; 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 7, Cubs 4.

CUBS 4TH: Lake flied out to center; Bowa grounded out (second to
first); Proly struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 7, Cubs
4.

ASTROS 5TH: Reynolds grounded out (first unassisted); Ruhle
struck out; Moreno singled to right; Moreno was caught stealing
second (catcher to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 7,
Cubs 4.

CUBS 5TH: Hall walked; Sandberg grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Hall out at second]; Buckner
singled to center; Johnstone singled to right [Buckner to
third]; Cey flied out to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
7, Cubs 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Puhl walked; Puhl stole second; Thon lined into a
double play (left to shortstop) [Puhl out at second]; Garner
singled to shortstop; Cruz singled to right [Garner to third];
Knight singled to right [Garner scored, Cruz to third]; LEFFERTS
REPLACED JOHNSTONE (PITCHING); WOODS REPLACED PROLY (PLAYING
LF); Ashby forced Knight (third to second); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 8, Cubs 4.

CUBS 6TH: Moreland doubled to left; Lake singled to left
[Moreland to third]; Bowa singled to pitcher [Moreland scored,
Lake to second]; LACORTE REPLACED RUHLE (PITCHING); Woods flied
out to right; Hall walked [Lake to third, Bowa to second];
Sandberg homered [Lake scored, Bowa scored, Hall scored];
Buckner grounded out (shortstop to first); Lefferts struck out;
5 R, 4 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 8, Cubs 9.

ASTROS 7TH: DORAN BATTED FOR REYNOLDS; Doran flied out to left;
TOLMAN BATTED FOR LACORTE; Tolman homered; Moreno was hit by a
pitch; WALLING RAN FOR MORENO; SMITH REPLACED LEFFERTS
(PITCHING); T. SCOTT BATTED FOR PUHL; T. Scott singled to center
[Walling to second]; Thon walked [Walling to third, T. Scott to
second]; Garner doubled to left [Walling scored, T. Scott
scored, Thon scored]; Cruz flied out to left; Knight made an out
to first; 4 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 12, Cubs 9.

CUBS 7TH: WALLING STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); T. SCOTT STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING CF); DORAN STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); SMITH
REPLACED TOLMAN (PITCHING); Cey popped to catcher in foul
territory; Moreland singled to left; Lake singled to center
[Moreland to third]; Bowa forced Lake (second to shortstop)
[Moreland scored, Bowa to first]; Woods forced Bowa (third to
second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 12, Cubs 10.

ASTROS 8TH: Ashby flied out to center; Doran struck out; Smith
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
12, Cubs 10.

CUBS 8TH: Hall walked; Sandberg forced Hall (third to second)
[Sandberg to first]; Buckner made an out to first; THOMPSON
BATTED FOR SMITH; Thompson flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 12, Cubs 10.

ASTROS 9TH: CAMPBELL REPLACED THOMPSON (PITCHING); Walling
singled to right; Walling was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); T. Scott flied out to center; Thon grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 12, Cubs 10.

CUBS 9TH: Cey struck out; Moreland lined to third; Lake popped
to third in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 12,
Cubs 10.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros          12  19   1    9
 Cubs            10  13   1    6


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