Chicago Cubs 9, Houston Astros 5
Regular Season Game 128
Played on Saturday, August 27, 1983 (N) at Astrodome

CHI N    2  0  2    0  0  1    2  1  1  -   9 16  1
HOU N    0  1  0    0  0  1    2  1  0  -   5 11  1
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bosley lf                     5   1   2   0       0   2       1   1
  Woods pr,lf                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Bowa ss                       5   4   4   0       0   1       3   4
Sandberg 2b                   4   0   1   0       0   1       1   1
Durham rf                     3   1   1   1       2   1       2   0
Cey 3b                        3   1   1   1       1   0       0   4
  Veryzer pr,3b               1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Hall cf                       4   1   2   1       1   0       0   0
Davis c                       5   0   0   0       0   1       5   0
Martinez 1b                   4   1   2   2       0   0      14   0
Ruthven p                     3   0   2   0       0   0       1   0
  Lefferts p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Campbell p                  2   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       40   9  16   5       4   6      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Bowa-Martinez, Bosley-Bowa-Martinez.
E: Martinez (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Bowa 2 (15,off Niekro,off Smith); Hall (15,off LaCoss).
3B: Hall (4,off Niekro).
HR: Martinez (2,6th inning off Niekro 0 on 2 out).
SH: Sandberg (6,off Niekro).
SF: Martinez (1,off LaCoss).
IBB: Durham (10,by Smith).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Bowa (5,2nd base off Niekro/Mizerock); Durham (12,2nd base off Niekro/Mizerock).
CS: Woods (3,2nd base by Smith/Ashby).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Doran 2b                      5   0   3   0       0   0       5   3
Puhl rf                       3   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bass ph,rf                  2   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
Thon ss                       4   1   1   0       1   0       1   3
Cruz lf                       4   0   2   1       0   0       1   0
Knight 1b                     3   1   0   0       1   0      12   0
Garner 3b                     3   0   1   0       0   0       0   3
  Smith p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Spilman ph                  1   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
  LaCoss p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Mumphrey cf                   4   1   3   1       0   0       2   0
Mizerock c                    2   0   0   1       0   1       6   1
  Ashby ph,c                  2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Niekro p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Walling 3b                  2   1   1   2       0   1       0   3
Totals                       37   5  11   5       2   5      27  14

FIELDING - 
E: Mizerock (4).
PB: Mizerock (8).

BATTING - 
2B: Thon (22,off Ruthven); Cruz (26,off Ruthven); Doran 2 (11,off Lefferts,off
Campbell); Mumphrey (4,off Campbell).
3B: Doran (5,off Ruthven).
HR: Walling (3,7th inning off Lefferts 1 on 1 out).
GDP: Cruz (4,off Ruthven).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ruthven W(10-10)              6     6   2   2   1   1   0  24
Lefferts                      0.2   3   2   2   0   1   1   5
Campbell SV(8)                2.1   2   1   1   1   3   0  10
Totals                        9    11   5   5   2   5   1  39


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro L(11-11)               6.1  11   7   6   2   6   1  32
Smith                         1.2   3   1   1   2   0   0   9
LaCoss                        1     2   1   1   0   0   0   5
Totals                        9    16   9   8   4   6   1  46

WP: Niekro 3 (11), Smith (1).
IBB: Smith (4,Durham).

Umpires: HP - Jerry Crawford, 1B - Eric Gregg, 2B - Doug Harvey, 3B - Frank Pulli
Time of Game: 2:51   Attendance: 31665


Starting Lineups:

   Chicago Cubs                  Houston Astros           
1. Bosley              lf        Doran               2b
2. Bowa                ss        Puhl                rf
3. Sandberg            2b        Thon                ss
4. Durham              rf        Cruz                lf
5. Cey                 3b        Knight              1b
6. Hall                cf        Garner              3b
7. Davis               c         Mumphrey            cf
8. Martinez            1b        Mizerock            c
9. Ruthven             p         Niekro              p

CUBS 1ST: Bosley singled to left; Bowa singled to right [Bosley
to third]; Mizerock allowed a passed ball [Bosley scored, Bowa
to second]; Sandberg out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to first)
[Bowa to third]; Niekro threw a wild pitch [Bowa scored
(unearned)]; Durham walked; Cey made an out to first; Hall
grounded out (second to first); 2 R (1 ER), 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cubs 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Doran grounded out (shortstop to first); Puhl flied
out to right; Thon grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 0.

CUBS 2ND: Davis flied out to center; Martinez singled to left;
Ruthven forced Martinez (shortstop to second) [Ruthven to
first]; Bosley grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz singled to center; Knight forced Cruz (third to
second) [Knight to first]; Garner singled to left [Knight to
second]; Mumphrey singled to left [Knight to third, Garner to
second]; Mizerock grounded out (first unassisted) [Knight
scored, Garner to third, Mumphrey to second]; Niekro grounded
out (first unassisted); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 1.

CUBS 3RD: Bowa doubled to right; Sandberg struck out; Durham
struck out; Cey singled to left [Bowa scored, Cey to second (on
throw to home)]; Hall tripled to center [Cey scored]; Davis
struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Doran tripled to left; Puhl grounded out (first
unassisted); Thon walked; Cruz grounded into a double play
(shortstop to first) [Thon out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Cubs 4, Astros 1.

CUBS 4TH: Martinez grounded out (third to first); Ruthven
singled to third; Bosley struck out; Bowa struck out; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Knight grounded out (third to first); Garner made an
out to shortstop; Mumphrey grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 1.

CUBS 5TH: Sandberg grounded out (third to first); Durham
grounded out (first unassisted); Cey made an out to second; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Mizerock was called out on strikes; Niekro grounded
out (third to first); Doran grounded out (pitcher unassisted); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 1.

CUBS 6TH: Hall grounded out (shortstop to first); Davis grounded
out (third to first); Martinez homered; Ruthven singled to left;
Niekro threw a wild pitch [Ruthven to second]; Bosley struck
out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 5, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Puhl grounded out (first unassisted); Thon doubled
to left; Cruz doubled to left [Thon scored]; Knight reached on
an error by Martinez [Knight to first]; Garner lined into a
double play (left to shortstop to first) [Knight out at first];
1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 5, Astros 2.

CUBS 7TH: Bowa singled to second; Bowa stole second; Sandberg
grounded out (shortstop to first) [Bowa to third]; Durham
singled to right [Bowa scored]; Durham stole second [Durham to
third (error by Mizerock)]; Niekro threw a wild pitch [Durham
scored]; Cey walked; VERYZER RAN FOR CEY; SMITH REPLACED GARNER
(PITCHING); WALLING REPLACED NIEKRO (PLAYING 3B); Hall walked
[Veryzer to second]; Davis forced Hall (third to second)
[Veryzer to third, Davis to first]; Martinez grounded out
(second to first); 2 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 7, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: VERYZER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); LEFFERTS
REPLACED RUTHVEN (PITCHING); Mumphrey singled to left; ASHBY
BATTED FOR MIZEROCK; Ashby popped to first in foul territory;
Walling homered [Mumphrey scored]; Doran doubled to center; BASS
BATTED FOR PUHL; Bass struck out; CAMPBELL REPLACED LEFFERTS
(PITCHING); Thon grounded out (second to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Cubs 7, Astros 4.

CUBS 8TH: BASS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); ASHBY STAYED IN GAME
(PLAYING C ); Campbell flied out to center; Bosley singled to
right; WOODS RAN FOR BOSLEY; Woods was caught stealing second
(catcher to shortstop); Bowa doubled to right; Sandberg singled
to second [Bowa to third]; Smith threw a wild pitch [Bowa
scored, Sandberg to second]; Durham was walked intentionally;
Veryzer forced Durham (third to second); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Cubs 8, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: WOODS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Cruz grounded out
(shortstop to first); Knight walked; SPILMAN BATTED FOR SMITH;
Spilman forced Knight (pitcher to shortstop) [Spilman to first];
Mumphrey doubled to right [Spilman scored]; Ashby was called out
on strikes; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 8, Astros 5.

CUBS 9TH: LACOSS REPLACED SPILMAN (PITCHING); Hall doubled to
left; Davis grounded out (second to first) [Hall to third];
Martinez hit a sacrifice fly to left [Hall scored]; Campbell
singled to center; Woods forced Campbell (third to second); 1 R,
2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 9, Astros 5.

ASTROS 9TH: Walling struck out; Doran doubled to right; Bass
struck out; Thon flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs
9, Astros 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             9  16   1   10
 Astros           5  11   1    7


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