Chicago Cubs 6, Houston Astros 4
Regular Season Game 36
Played on Sunday, May 17, 1987 (D) at Astrodome

CHI N    0  3  1    2  0  0    0  0  0  -   6  7  2
HOU N    0  1  0    0  1  0    2  0  0  -   4  8  0
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Dernier cf                    4   1   2   0       0   0       1   0
Sandberg 2b                   2   0   0   0       2   1       0   4
Dawson rf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
J. Davis c                    4   0   0   0       0   0       9   0
Dayett lf                     4   2   2   2       0   0       4   0
  Smith p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Moreland 3b                   3   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Durham 1b                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Trillo 1b,3b                  4   1   1   2       0   2       7   0
Dunston ss                    4   1   2   1       0   0       3   4
Sanderson p                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mason p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Walker ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Noles p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lynch p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  DiPino p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Martinez lf                 0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       32   6   7   5       3   6      27   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Sandberg-Dunston-Trillo, Dunston-Trillo, Sandberg-Dunston-Trillo.
E: Sandberg (2), Moreland (7).

BATTING - 
2B: Dernier (1,off Knepper).
3B: Dernier (2,off Solano).
HR: Dayett 2 (3,2nd inning off Knepper 0 on 1 out,4th inning off Knepper 0
on 0 out); Trillo (3,2nd inning off Knepper 1 on 1 out); Dunston (2,4th
inning off Knepper 0 on 2 out).
GDP: J. Davis (5,off Knepper).
Team LOB: 2.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Sandberg (10,2nd base off Solano/Ashby).
CS: Dunston (1,2nd base by Solano/Ashby).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hatcher cf                    3   1   1   0       1   1       1   0
  Pankovits 2b                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Doran 2b,ss                   4   0   2   3       0   1       0   1
C. Reynolds ss                2   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
  Thon ph,ss                  1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Bailey ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lopez p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Cruz lf                       3   1   2   1       1   0       5   0
Bass rf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Ashby c                       3   0   1   0       1   0       9   1
Davis 1b                      4   0   0   0       0   2       8   2
Garner 3b                     3   1   0   0       1   1       0   2
Knepper p                     1   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
  Solano p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Householder ph,cf           2   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       33   4   8   4       4   8      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Davis-C. Reynolds-Davis.

BATTING - 
2B: Knepper (1,off Mason); Householder (1,off Noles).
HR: Cruz (3,2nd inning off Sanderson 0 on 0 out).
GDP: Thon (1,off Mason); Ashby (1,off Mason); Bailey (2,off Lynch).
Team LOB: 6.

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Sanderson                     2     1   1   1   1   3   1   8
Mason W(1-0)                  4     4   1   0   1   3   0  16
Noles                         0.1   1   2   2   2   0   0   4
Lynch                         0.2   1   0   0   0   0   0   2
DiPino                        0.2   1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Smith SV(12)                  1.1   0   0   0   0   2   0   4
Totals                        9     8   4   3   4   8   1  37


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Knepper L(2-3)                4     5   6   6   2   4   4  18
Solano                        3     2   0   0   1   1   0  11
Lopez                         2     0   0   0   0   1   0   6
Totals                        9     7   6   6   3   6   4  35


Umpires: HP - Joe West, 1B - Randy Marsh, 2B - Bob Engel, 3B - Paul Runge
Time of Game: 2:41   Attendance: 20678


Starting Lineups:

   Chicago Cubs                  Houston Astros           
1. Dernier             cf        Hatcher             cf
2. Sandberg            2b        Doran               2b
3. Dawson              rf        C. Reynolds         ss
4. J. Davis            c         Cruz                lf
5. Dayett              lf        Bass                rf
6. Moreland            3b        Ashby               c
7. Trillo              1b        Davis               1b
8. Dunston             ss        Garner              3b
9. Sanderson           p         Knepper             p

CUBS 1ST: Dernier grounded out (third to first); Sandberg was
called out on strikes; Dawson struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Hatcher popped to catcher in foul territory; Doran
struck out; C. Reynolds struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs
0, Astros 0.

CUBS 2ND: J. Davis flied out to left; Dayett homered; Moreland
walked; Trillo homered [Moreland scored]; Dunston grounded out
(shortstop to first); Sanderson grounded out (pitcher to first);
3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz homered; Bass flied out to left; Ashby walked;
Davis struck out; Garner grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 1.

CUBS 3RD: Dernier doubled to center; Sandberg walked; Dawson
forced Sandberg (first to shortstop) [Dernier to third, Dawson
to first]; J. Davis grounded into a double play (first to
shortstop to first) [Dernier scored, Dawson out at second];
Andre Dawson got in a rundown to let Bob Dernier score; 1 R,
1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: MASON REPLACED SANDERSON (PITCHING); Knepper doubled
to center; Hatcher struck out; Doran lined to left; C. Reynolds
lined to first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 1.

CUBS 4TH: Dayett homered; Moreland flied out to left; Trillo
struck out; Dunston homered; Mason struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 6, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Cruz walked; Bass lined to left; Ashby reached on an
error by Sandberg [Cruz to third, Ashby to first]; Davis popped
to first; Garner struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 6,
Astros 1.

CUBS 5TH: SOLANO REPLACED KNEPPER (PITCHING); Dernier grounded
out (third to first); Sandberg walked; Sandberg stole second;
Dawson flied out to center; J. Davis flied out to left; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 6, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Solano struck out; Hatcher singled to third [Hatcher
to second (error by Moreland)]; Doran singled to left [Hatcher
scored (unearned)]; THON BATTED FOR C. REYNOLDS; Thon grounded
into a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Doran out at
second]; 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 6, Astros 2.

CUBS 6TH: THON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); Dayett popped to
catcher in foul territory; Moreland grounded out (second to
first); Trillo popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 6, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Cruz singled to right; Bass flied out to left; Ashby
grounded into a double play (shortstop to first) [Cruz out at
second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 6, Astros 2.

CUBS 7TH: Dunston singled to right; WALKER BATTED FOR MASON;
Dunston was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop);
Walker struck out; Dernier tripled to center; Sandberg popped to
catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 6, Astros
2.

ASTROS 7TH: NOLES REPLACED WALKER (PITCHING); Davis flied out to
center; Garner walked; HOUSEHOLDER BATTED FOR SOLANO;
Householder doubled to right [Garner to third]; Hatcher walked;
LYNCH REPLACED NOLES (PITCHING); Doran singled to right [Garner
scored, Householder scored, Hatcher to second]; BAILEY BATTED
FOR THON; Bailey grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [Doran out at second]; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Cubs 6, Astros 4.

CUBS 8TH: PANKOVITS REPLACED HATCHER (PLAYING 2B); DORAN CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING SS); LOPEZ REPLACED BAILEY (PITCHING);
HOUSEHOLDER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); Dawson flied out to
right; J. Davis flied out to left; Dayett grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 6, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: DIPINO REPLACED LYNCH (PITCHING); Cruz grounded out
(shortstop to first); Bass flied out to right; Ashby singled to
left; SMITH REPLACED DAYETT (PITCHING); MARTINEZ REPLACED DIPINO
(PLAYING LF); Davis struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 6,
Astros 4.

CUBS 9TH: Moreland flied out to center; Trillo was called out on
strikes; Dunston flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs
6, Astros 4.

ASTROS 9TH: DURHAM REPLACED MORELAND (PLAYING 1B); TRILLO
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 3B); Garner flied out to left;
Householder grounded out (second to first); Pankovits was called
out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 6, Astros 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             6   7   2    2
 Astros           4   8   0    6


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