Chicago Cubs 9, Houston Astros 7
Regular Season Game 136
Played on Sunday, September 4, 1983 (D) at Wrigley Field

HOU N    0  1  0    2  3  1    0  0  0  -   7 14  0
CHI N    2  1  0    1  1  0    0  4  x  -   9 12  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Doran 2b                      4   2   3   4       1   1       3   5
Puhl cf,rf                    5   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
Thon ss                       4   0   0   0       1   1       2   2
Cruz lf                       4   1   2   2       0   1       0   0
Knight 1b                     4   1   2   0       1   0      10   0
  T. Scott cf                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Walling rf,1b                 4   0   3   0       1   1       1   0
Garner 3b                     5   0   1   0       0   1       1   3
Ashby c                       2   2   1   1       2   1       4   1
Ruhle p                       1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Bass ph                     1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Smith p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Dawley p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Spilman ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   7  14   7       6   8      24  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Garner-Doran-Knight.

BATTING - 
2B: Knight (32,off Lefferts).
HR: Doran (8,5th inning off Proly 2 on 2 out); Cruz (12,6th inning off Lefferts
0 on 1 out).
SH: Ruhle (4,off Rainey).
SF: Ashby (4,off Rainey); Cruz (2,off Rainey).
GDP: Garner (4,off Brusstar).
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Doran (11,2nd base off Rainey/Lake).
CS: Walling (2,2nd base by Rainey/Lake).

Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Sandberg 2b                   4   0   1   1       1   0       4   3
Buckner lf                    3   1   1   1       0   0       1   0
  Woods lf                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Hall cf                       4   1   2   1       0   0       3   0
Cey 3b                        4   1   1   1       0   2       0   2
Moreland rf                   3   1   2   1       1   0       1   0
Durham 1b                     2   0   0   0       1   0       6   0
  Brusstar p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Rohn ph                     1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Veryzer ss                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Lake c                        2   0   0   0       0   0       4   1
  Davis ph,c                  2   0   0   0       0   1       5   0
Bowa ss                       3   2   2   0       0   0       0   3
  Johnstone ph                1   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Smith p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Rainey p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Proly p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lefferts p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Martinez 1b                 2   1   1   3       0   1       2   1
Totals                       31   9  12   9       3   4      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Bowa-Sandberg-Martinez.

BATTING - 
2B: Cey (28,off Ruhle); Moreland (23,off Ruhle); Bowa (16,off Ruhle).
3B: Buckner (5,off Smith).
HR: Martinez (5,8th inning off Dawley 2 on 2 out).
SH: Rainey 2 (10,off Ruhle 2).
SF: Buckner (4,off Ruhle).
GDP: Cey (17,off Smith).
IBB: Durham (12,by Ruhle).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Sandberg (10,2nd base by Ruhle/Ashby).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ruhle                         4     6   4   4   2   1   0  19
Smith                         3.1   4   3   3   1   2   0  14
Dawley L(6-6)                 0.2   2   2   2   0   1   1   4
Totals                        8    12   9   9   3   4   1  37

WP: Ruhle (1).
IBB: Ruhle (7,Durham).

Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Rainey                        4.2  10   5   5   4   3   0  27
Proly                         0.1   1   1   1   0   0   1   2
Lefferts                      0.1   2   1   1   1   0   1   4
Brusstar W(3-1)               2.2   1   0   0   0   3   0   8
Smith SV(24)                  1     0   0   0   1   2   0   4
Totals                        9    14   7   7   6   8   2  45


Umpires: HP - Charlie Williams, 1B - Bill Williams, 2B - John McSherry, 3B - Randy Marsh
Time of Game: 3:12   Attendance: 17750


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Doran singled to center; Doran stole second; Puhl
struck out; Thon grounded out (third to first); Cruz grounded
out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 1ST: Sandberg flied out to center; Buckner grounded out
(shortstop to first); Hall singled to center; Cey doubled to
left [Hall scored]; Moreland doubled to center [Cey scored];
Durham was walked intentionally; Lake forced Moreland (third
unassisted); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Knight singled to left; Walling singled to center
[Knight to second]; Garner singled to shortstop [Knight to
third, Walling to second]; Ashby hit a sacrifice fly to center
[Knight scored, Walling to third]; Ruhle reached on a fielder's
choice [Walling out at home (pitcher to catcher), Garner to
second]; Doran walked [Garner to third, Ruhle to second]; Puhl
grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros
1, Cubs 2.

CUBS 2ND: Bowa doubled to left; Rainey out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [Bowa to third]; Sandberg walked; Buckner
hit a sacrifice fly to center [Bowa scored]; Ruhle threw a wild
pitch [Sandberg to second]; Hall grounded out (first
unassisted); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Thon struck out; Cruz was called out on strikes;
Knight walked; Walling singled to second [Knight to second];
Garner grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 1, Cubs 3.

CUBS 3RD: Cey struck out; Moreland grounded out (shortstop to
first); Durham grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Ashby walked; Ruhle out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher
to second) [Ashby to second]; Doran singled to right [Ashby
scored]; Puhl singled to second [Doran to second]; Thon walked
[Doran to third, Puhl to second]; Cruz hit a sacrifice fly to
center [Doran scored, Puhl to third]; Knight grounded out
(shortstop to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 3.

CUBS 4TH: Lake grounded out (second to first); Bowa singled to
center; Rainey out on a sacrifice bunt (third to second) [Bowa
to second]; Sandberg singled to right [Bowa scored]; Sandberg
was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Walling singled to right; Walling was caught
stealing second (catcher to second); Garner flied out to right;
Ashby singled to left; BASS BATTED FOR RUHLE; Bass singled to
center [Ashby to third]; PROLY REPLACED RAINEY (PITCHING); Doran
homered [Ashby scored, Bass scored]; Puhl flied out to left; 3
R, 4 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Cubs 4.

CUBS 5TH: SMITH REPLACED BASS (PITCHING); Buckner tripled to
right; Hall singled to right [Buckner scored]; Cey grounded into
a double play (third to second to first) [Hall out at second];
Moreland singled to center; Durham grounded out (first
unassisted); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Cubs 5.

ASTROS 6TH: LEFFERTS REPLACED PROLY (PITCHING); Thon grounded
out (third to first); Cruz homered; Knight doubled to left;
Walling walked; BRUSSTAR REPLACED DURHAM (PITCHING); MARTINEZ
REPLACED LEFFERTS (PLAYING 1B); Garner grounded into a double
play (shortstop to second to first) [Walling out at second]; 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 7, Cubs 5.

CUBS 6TH: DAVIS BATTED FOR LAKE; Davis grounded out (third to
first); Bowa made an out to shortstop; Martinez struck out; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 7, Cubs 5.

ASTROS 7TH: DAVIS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); Ashby struck out;
Smith struck out; Doran struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 7, Cubs 5.

CUBS 7TH: Sandberg popped to pitcher; Buckner lined to first;
Hall grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 7, Cubs 5.

ASTROS 8TH: Puhl grounded out (first to pitcher); Thon grounded
out (second to first); Cruz singled to first; Knight forced Cruz
(pitcher to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 7, Cubs 5.

CUBS 8TH: PUHL CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); T. SCOTT REPLACED
KNIGHT (PLAYING CF); WALLING CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); Cey
struck out; Moreland walked; ROHN BATTED FOR BRUSSTAR; Rohn
singled to left [Moreland to second]; DAWLEY REPLACED SMITH
(PITCHING); Davis struck out; JOHNSTONE BATTED FOR BOWA;
Johnstone singled to right [Moreland scored, Rohn to third];
Martinez homered [Rohn scored, Johnstone scored]; Sandberg
grounded out (second to first); 4 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 7,
Cubs 9.

ASTROS 9TH: WOODS REPLACED BUCKNER (PLAYING LF); VERYZER
REPLACED ROHN (PLAYING SS); SMITH REPLACED JOHNSTONE (PITCHING);
Walling struck out; Garner struck out; Ashby walked; SPILMAN
BATTED FOR DAWLEY; Spilman flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 7, Cubs 9.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           7  14   0   11
 Cubs             9  12   0    4


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