Chicago Cubs 4, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 131
Played on Monday, August 31, 1987 (N) at Astrodome

CHI N    1  1  1    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   4 13  0
HOU N    0  0  0    2  0  0    0  1  0  -   3  8  0
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Martinez cf                   4   0   2   0       0   0       1   0
  Dernier ph,cf               1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Sandberg 2b                   5   1   1   2       0   2       1   4
Palmeiro 1b                   5   0   1   0       0   2       8   2
Dawson rf                     4   0   0   0       1   1       2   0
Mumphrey lf                   4   1   3   0       0   0       2   0
Moreland 3b                   3   1   1   1       0   0       2   3
J. Davis c                    4   1   2   0       0   1       7   0
Quinones ss                   4   0   2   0       0   0       1   0
  Dunston ss                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Lancaster p                   3   0   1   1       0   1       2   0
  Smith p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   4  13   4       1   7      27   9

BATTING - 
2B: Palmeiro (9,off Heathcock); Mumphrey (15,off Heathcock).
3B: Mumphrey (1,off Heathcock).
HR: Sandberg (15,1st inning off Darwin 0 on 1 out).
SH: Lancaster (1,off Agosto).
SF: Moreland (8,off Heathcock).
Team LOB: 9.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Young cf                      5   1   1   0       0   0       3   0
Hatcher lf                    4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Doran 2b                      4   1   2   0       0   0       1   2
Ashby c                       4   1   2   1       0   1       5   0
  Lopes pr                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  R. Reynolds c               0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Bass rf                       4   0   2   1       0   1       3   1
Davis 1b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       9   0
Walling 3b                    3   0   1   1       0   0       2   1
C. Reynolds ss                3   0   0   0       1   0       1   2
Darwin p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Heathcock p                 2   0   0   0       0   2       0   2
  Cruz ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Agosto p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Andersen p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Puhl ph                     0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Totals                       34   3   8   3       2   7      27  10

BATTING - 
SF: Walling (4,off Lancaster).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Lopes (2,2nd base off Smith/J. Davis).

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lancaster W(5-1)              7.1   6   3   3   1   5   0  29
Smith SV(32)                  1.2   2   0   0   1   2   0   8
Totals                        9     8   3   3   2   7   0  37


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Darwin L(8-9)                 1     4   2   2   1   0   1   8
Heathcock                     6     8   2   2   0   5   0  25
Agosto                        0.2   1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Andersen                      1.1   0   0   0   0   2   0   4
Totals                        9    13   4   4   1   7   1  40

Darwin faced 2 batters in the 2nd inning

Umpires: HP - Steve Rippley, 1B - Dana DeMuth, 2B - John McSherry, 3B - Frank Pulli
Time of Game: 2:48   Attendance: 17734


Starting Lineups:

   Chicago Cubs                  Houston Astros           
1. Martinez            cf        Young               cf
2. Sandberg            2b        Hatcher             lf
3. Palmeiro            1b        Doran               2b
4. Dawson              rf        Ashby               c
5. Mumphrey            lf        Bass                rf
6. Moreland            3b        Davis               1b
7. J. Davis            c         Walling             3b
8. Quinones            ss        C. Reynolds         ss
9. Lancaster           p         Darwin              p

CUBS 1ST: Martinez made an out to first; Dave Martinez called
out on appeal for missing 1B on apparent double; Sandberg
homered; Palmeiro grounded out (first unassisted); Dawson
walked; Mumphrey singled to center [Dawson to third]; Moreland
grounded out (pitcher to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 1,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Young popped to shortstop in foul territory; Hatcher
struck out; Doran singled to left; Ashby struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

CUBS 2ND: J. Davis singled to left; Quinones singled to right
[J. Davis to second]; HEATHCOCK REPLACED DARWIN (PITCHING); On a
bunt Lancaster popped to third in foul territory; Martinez
singled to left [J. Davis to third, Quinones to second];
Sandberg grounded out (pitcher to first) [J. Davis scored,
Quinones to third, Martinez to second]; Palmeiro struck out; 1
R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Bass singled to shortstop; Davis flied out to
center; Walling grounded out (second to first) [Bass to second];
C. Reynolds grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 0.

CUBS 3RD: Dawson struck out; Mumphrey tripled to left; Moreland
hit a sacrifice fly to center [Mumphrey scored]; J. Davis struck
out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Heathcock was called out on strikes; Young grounded
out (third to first); Hatcher flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 0.

CUBS 4TH: Quinones made an out to shortstop; Lancaster struck
out; Martinez flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 3,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Doran singled to center; Ashby singled to center
[Doran to third]; Bass singled to center [Doran scored, Ashby to
second]; Davis forced Bass (third to second) [Ashby to third,
Davis to first]; Walling hit a sacrifice fly to left [Ashby
scored]; C. Reynolds popped to third in foul territory; 2 R, 3
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 2.

CUBS 5TH: Sandberg struck out; Palmeiro doubled to center;
Dawson grounded out (second to first) [Palmeiro to third];
Mumphrey grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cubs 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Heathcock struck out; Young grounded out (first
unassisted); Hatcher grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 2.

CUBS 6TH: Moreland singled to left; J. Davis grounded out
(second to shortstop to first) [Moreland to second]; Quinones
singled to pitcher [Moreland to third]; Lancaster singled to
right [Moreland scored, Quinones out at third (right to third)];
Martinez singled to center [Lancaster to second]; Sandberg
grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs
4, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Doran flied out to right; Ashby grounded out (second
to first); Bass grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 2.

CUBS 7TH: Palmeiro flied out to right; Dawson grounded out
(third to first); Mumphrey doubled to left; Moreland flied out
to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Davis grounded out (second to first); Walling
grounded out (third to first); C. Reynolds walked; CRUZ BATTED
FOR HEATHCOCK; Cruz was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 2.

CUBS 8TH: AGOSTO REPLACED CRUZ (PITCHING); J. Davis singled to
left; Quinones flied out to center; Lancaster out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to second) [J. Davis to second]; DERNIER BATTED
FOR MARTINEZ; ANDERSEN REPLACED AGOSTO (PITCHING); Dernier flied
out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: DERNIER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); DUNSTON
REPLACED QUINONES (PLAYING SS); Young singled to center; Hatcher
popped to third in foul territory; SMITH REPLACED LANCASTER
(PITCHING); Doran grounded out (first unassisted) [Young to
second]; Ashby singled to center [Young scored]; LOPES RAN FOR
ASHBY; Lopes stole second; Bass struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 3.

CUBS 9TH: R. REYNOLDS REPLACED LOPES (PLAYING C ); Sandberg was
called out on strikes; Palmeiro struck out; Dawson flied out to
right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 3.

ASTROS 9TH: Davis struck out; Walling singled to left; C.
Reynolds flied out to left; PUHL BATTED FOR ANDERSEN; Puhl
walked [Walling to second]; Young flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             4  13   0    9
 Astros           3   8   0    7


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