Houston Astros 11, Chicago Cubs 4
Regular Season Game 124
Played on Tuesday, August 27, 1985 (N) at Astrodome

CHI N    1  0  0    1  0  0    2  0  0  -   4  8  0
HOU N    1  2  0    0  0  0    8  0  x  -  11 13  2
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Dernier cf                    4   0   1   0       0   1       4   0
Lopes rf                      4   1   1   0       0   1       2   0
Sandberg 2b                   3   1   2   1       1   0       1   2
Moreland 1b                   4   0   2   1       0   0       6   0
Cey 3b                        3   0   0   0       1   0       1   1
Matthews lf                   4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Davis c                       3   1   0   0       1   1       5   2
Dunston ss                    2   0   0   0       0   1       4   3
  Bosley ph                   1   1   1   2       0   0       0   0
  Meridith p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Frazier p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hebner ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Botelho p                     2   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Speier ph,ss                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       32   4   8   4       3   5      24   9

BATTING - 
2B: Moreland (24,off Niekro).
HR: Bosley (6,7th inning off Niekro 1 on 0 out).
GDP: Dernier (6,off Niekro).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Lopes (43,2nd base off Niekro/Mizerock); Sandberg 2 (41,2nd base off Niekro/Mizerock
2); Moreland (9,3rd base off Niekro/Mizerock).
CS: Sandberg (7,2nd base by Niekro/Mizerock); Dernier (7,2nd base by Smith/Bailey).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Doran 2b                      4   2   3   5       1   0       3   1
Reynolds ss                   5   0   0   0       0   1       3   6
Walling 3b                    3   0   1   0       0   0       1   3
  Garner ph,3b                1   1   0   0       1   1       0   0
Cruz lf                       5   1   2   2       0   0       2   0
Mumphrey rf                   4   1   1   0       1   2       1   0
Davis 1b                      4   1   2   1       0   0      11   1
Bass cf                       3   0   0   0       1   1       2   0
Mizerock c                    3   1   2   0       0   0       2   2
  Smith p                     0   1   0   1       1   0       0   0
Niekro p                      2   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Bailey c                    1   2   1   2       1   0       2   0
Totals                       35  11  13  11       6   5      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Doran-Reynolds-Davis.
E: Mizerock (3), Smith (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Mizerock (2,off Botelho); Doran (25,off Meridith); Bailey (11,off Frazier).
3B: Doran (3,off Botelho).
IBB: Garner (3,by Meridith).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Bass (6,2nd base by Botelho/Davis); Cruz (4,2nd base by Botelho/Davis).

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Botelho                       6     8   3   3   2   2   0  26
Meridith L(2-1)               0.1   2   5   5   3   1   0   6
Frazier                       1.2   3   3   3   1   2   0   9
Totals                        8    13  11  11   6   5   0  41

IBB: Meridith (5,Garner).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro                        6.1   8   4   4   3   3   1  28
Smith W(7-5)                  2.2   0   0   0   0   2   0   7
Totals                        9     8   4   4   3   5   1  35

WP: Niekro 2 (19).

Umpires: HP - Steve Rippley, 1B - Fred Brocklander, 2B - Lee Weyer, 3B - Ed Montague
Time of Game: 2:43   Attendance: 10810


Starting Lineups:

   Chicago Cubs                  Houston Astros           
1. Dernier             cf        Doran               2b
2. Lopes               rf        Reynolds            ss
3. Sandberg            2b        Walling             3b
4. Moreland            1b        Cruz                lf
5. Cey                 3b        Mumphrey            rf
6. Matthews            lf        Davis               1b
7. Davis               c         Bass                cf
8. Dunston             ss        Mizerock            c
9. Botelho             p         Niekro              p

CUBS 1ST: Dernier struck out; Lopes singled; Lopes stole second
[Lopes to third (error by Mizerock)]; Sandberg singled [Lopes
scored]; Sandberg stole second [Sandberg to third on a wild
pitch]; Moreland popped to first in foul territory; Cey flied
out to center; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Doran walked; Reynolds flied out to center; Walling
singled [Doran to third]; Cruz forced Walling (second to
shortstop) [Doran scored]; Mumphrey grounded out (second to
first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 1.

CUBS 2ND: Matthews flied out to center; Davis struck out;
Dunston struck out (catcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cubs 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Davis grounded out (shortstop to first); Bass flied
out to center; Mizerock doubled; Niekro singled [Mizerock to
third]; Doran tripled [Mizerock scored, Niekro scored]; Reynolds
flied out to right; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 3.

CUBS 3RD: Botelho singled; Dernier grounded into a double play
(second to shortstop to first) [Botelho out at second]; Lopes
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs
1, Astros 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Walling flied out to center; Cruz grounded out
(shortstop to first); Mumphrey struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Cubs 1, Astros 3.

CUBS 4TH: Sandberg singled; Sandberg stole second; Moreland
singled [Sandberg scored]; Niekro threw a wild pitch [Moreland
to second]; Cey made an out to second; Matthews grounded out
(third to first) [Moreland to third]; Davis grounded out
(shortstop to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Davis grounded out (shortstop to first); Bass
walked; Bass was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop);
Mizerock singled; Niekro forced Mizerock (third to second); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 3.

CUBS 5TH: Dunston grounded out (third to first); Botelho
grounded out (shortstop to first); Dernier grounded out (third
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Doran made an out to shortstop; Reynolds grounded
out (first unassisted); Walling flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 3.

CUBS 6TH: Lopes grounded out (shortstop to first); Sandberg
walked; Sandberg was caught stealing second (catcher to second);
Moreland doubled; Cey walked while Moreland stole third;
Matthews made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs
2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Cruz singled; Cruz was caught stealing second
(catcher to shortstop); Mumphrey singled; Davis singled
[Mumphrey to second]; Bass struck out; Mizerock flied out to
center; 0 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 3.

CUBS 7TH: Davis walked; BOSLEY BATTED FOR DUNSTON; Bosley
homered [Davis scored]; SPEIER BATTED FOR BOTELHO; Speier lined
to shortstop; Dernier singled; SMITH REPLACED MIZEROCK
(PITCHING); BAILEY REPLACED NIEKRO (PLAYING C ); Dernier was
picked off and caught stealing second but was safe at first
(error by Smith); Dernier was out trying to advance to second
(first to third); Lopes struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs
4, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: MERIDITH REPLACED BOSLEY (PITCHING); SPEIER STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING SS); Bailey walked; Doran doubled [Bailey
scored]; On a bunt Reynolds struck out; GARNER BATTED FOR
WALLING; Garner was walked intentionally; Cruz singled [Doran
scored, Garner to third]; Mumphrey walked [Cruz to second];
FRAZIER REPLACED MERIDITH (PITCHING); Davis singled [Garner
scored, Cruz to third, Mumphrey to second]; Bass made an out to
third; Smith walked [Cruz scored, Mumphrey to third, Davis to
second]; Bailey doubled [Mumphrey scored, Davis scored, Smith to
third]; Doran singled [Smith scored, Bailey scored]; Reynolds
flied out to left; 8 R, 5 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 11.

CUBS 8TH: GARNER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); Sandberg flied out
to left; Moreland made an out to second; Cey grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 11.

ASTROS 8TH: Garner struck out; Cruz grounded out (shortstop to
first); Mumphrey struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 4,
Astros 11.

CUBS 9TH: Matthews struck out; Davis flied out to left; HEBNER
BATTED FOR FRAZIER; Hebner flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 11.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             4   8   0    4
 Astros          11  13   2    6


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