Chicago Cubs 5, Houston Astros 4
Regular Season Game 41
Played on Saturday, May 25, 1985 (D) at Wrigley Field

HOU N    0  0  2    0  0  1    0  0  1  -   4 12  0
CHI N    0  0  0    1  1  0    1  2  x  -   5  8  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Doran 2b                      4   0   2   1       0   0       2   1
Puhl rf                       5   1   2   1       0   1       1   0
Walling 3b                    5   0   2   0       0   0       0   5
Bass lf                       4   1   1   1       0   1       1   0
Mumphrey cf                   4   1   1   1       0   0       6   0
Spilman 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   1       7   1
  Ross p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ashby c                       4   0   1   0       0   2       5   0
Reynolds ss                   2   1   2   0       2   0       1   3
Niekro p                      3   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
  Cabell 1b                   1   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       36   4  12   4       2   7      24  11

BATTING - 
2B: Puhl (4,off Smith).
HR: Puhl (2,3rd inning off Sanderson 0 on 1 out); Bass (5,3rd inning off Sanderson
0 on 2 out); Mumphrey (2,6th inning off Sanderson 0 on 0 out).
SF: Doran (1,off Smith).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Doran (5,2nd base by Sanderson/Lake); Walling (1,2nd base by Sanderson/Lake).

Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Dernier cf                    4   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
Sandberg 2b                   4   1   1   0       0   2       1   2
Lopes lf                      4   1   1   2       0   0       6   0
Durham 1b                     4   1   1   1       0   1       8   0
Moreland rf                   4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Cey 3b                        3   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
Lake c                        3   1   1   1       0   0       7   2
Speier ss                     3   0   2   0       0   0       3   4
Sanderson p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Dayett ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Smith p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   5   8   5       0   5      27  10

BATTING - 
2B: Dernier (6,off Niekro).
HR: Durham (6,4th inning off Niekro 0 on 1 out); Lake (1,5th inning off Niekro
0 on 0 out); Cey (6,7th inning off Niekro 0 on 0 out); Lopes (3,8th inning
off Ross 1 on 1 out).
SH: Sanderson 2 (3,off Niekro 2).
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Sandberg (11,2nd base off Ross/Ashby).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro                        7     6   3   3   0   5   3  27
Ross L(0-1)                   1     2   2   2   0   0   1   5
Totals                        8     8   5   5   0   5   4  32


Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Sanderson                     7    10   3   3   1   5   3  30
Smith W(2-0)                  2     2   1   1   1   2   0   9
Totals                        9    12   4   4   2   7   3  39


Umpires: HP - Bob Davidson, 1B - John Kibler, 2B - Dick Stello, 3B - Bruce Froemming
Time of Game: 2:39   Attendance: 36278


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Chicago Cubs             
1. Doran               2b        Dernier             cf
2. Puhl                rf        Sandberg            2b
3. Walling             3b        Lopes               lf
4. Bass                lf        Durham              1b
5. Mumphrey            cf        Moreland            rf
6. Spilman             1b        Cey                 3b
7. Ashby               c         Lake                c
8. Reynolds            ss        Speier              ss
9. Niekro              p         Sanderson           p

ASTROS 1ST: Doran singled; Puhl flied out to left; Walling
grounded out (first unassisted) [Doran to second]; Bass flied
out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 1ST: Dernier doubled; Sandberg struck out; Lopes grounded
out (shortstop to first); Durham grounded out (second to first);
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Mumphrey grounded out (shortstop to first); Spilman
made an out to shortstop; Ashby singled; Reynolds walked [Ashby
to second]; Niekro struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0,
Cubs 0.

CUBS 2ND: Moreland struck out; Cey made an out to shortstop;
Lake flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs
0.

ASTROS 3RD: Doran singled; Doran was caught stealing second
(catcher to shortstop); Puhl homered; Walling flied out to left;
Bass homered; Mumphrey flied out to left; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Cubs 0.

CUBS 3RD: Speier singled; Sanderson out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [Speier to second]; Dernier struck out;
Sandberg grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 2, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Spilman grounded out (pitcher to first); Ashby
struck out; Reynolds singled; Niekro struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 0.

CUBS 4TH: Lopes flied out to center; Durham homered; Moreland
flied out to left; Cey grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 1 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Doran grounded out (second to first); Puhl struck
out; Walling singled; Bass flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 1.

CUBS 5TH: Lake homered; On a bunt Speier singled; Sanderson out
on a sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Speier to second];
Dernier grounded out (third to first); Sandberg struck out; 1 R,
2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Mumphrey homered; Spilman flied out to center; Ashby
struck out; Reynolds singled; Niekro forced Reynolds (shortstop
to second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 2.

CUBS 6TH: Lopes grounded out (third to shortstop to first);
Durham struck out; Moreland flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Doran grounded out (pitcher to first); Puhl grounded
out (shortstop to first); Walling singled; Walling was caught
stealing second (catcher to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 3, Cubs 2.

CUBS 7TH: Cey homered; Lake grounded out (shortstop to first);
Speier flied out to center; DAYETT BATTED FOR SANDERSON; Dayett
flied out to center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 3.

ASTROS 8TH: SMITH REPLACED DAYETT (PITCHING); Bass struck out;
Mumphrey grounded out (shortstop to first); Spilman struck out;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 3.

CUBS 8TH: ROSS REPLACED SPILMAN (PITCHING); CABELL REPLACED
NIEKRO (PLAYING 1B); Dernier grounded out (third to first);
Sandberg singled; Sandberg stole second; Lopes homered [Sandberg
scored]; Durham flied out to center; Moreland flied out to
right; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 5.

ASTROS 9TH: Ashby grounded out (second to first); Reynolds
walked; Cabell singled [Reynolds to third]; Doran hit a
sacrifice fly to center [Reynolds scored]; Puhl doubled [Cabell
to third]; Walling flied out to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 4, Cubs 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           4  12   0    8
 Cubs             5   8   0    3


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