Chicago Cubs 3, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 44
Played on Friday, May 27, 1988 (D) at Wrigley Field

HOU N    0  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  1  -   2  5  0
CHI N    0  0  0    0  1  1    0  1  x  -   3 10  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Young cf                      3   1   0   0       1   0       4   0
Hatcher lf                    4   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Davis 1b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       7   1
Ashby c                       3   0   0   0       1   1       3   0
Bass rf                       4   0   1   1       0   0       2   0
Pankovits 2b                  4   1   1   0       0   1       2   4
Ramirez ss                    3   0   2   1       0   0       5   3
Jackson 3b                    2   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Reynolds ph,3b              1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Darwin p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Puhl ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Andersen p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   2   5   2       2   5      24  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Ramirez-Pankovits-Davis, Pankovits-Ramirez-Davis.

BATTING - 
2B: Pankovits (5,off Maddux).
GDP: Bass (6,off Maddux).
Team LOB: 4.

Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Martinez cf                   4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Palmeiro lf                   4   1   2   1       0   0       2   0
Dawson rf                     4   0   3   0       0   0       0   0
Sandberg 2b                   3   0   1   0       1   0       3   6
Grace 1b                      4   0   1   0       0   0      11   1
Davis c                       3   2   2   2       1   0       5   0
Law 3b                        4   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
Dunston ss                    3   0   0   0       0   1       2   4
Maddux p                      3   0   0   0       0   2       1   1
  Gossage p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   3  10   3       2   3      27  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Dunston-Sandberg-Grace.

BATTING - 
HR: Palmeiro (3,5th inning off Darwin 0 on 2 out); Davis 2 (5,6th inning off
Darwin 0 on 0 out,8th inning off Andersen 0 on 2 out).
GDP: Sandberg (6,off Darwin); Palmeiro (4,off Darwin).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Dawson (1,2nd base off Darwin/Ashby).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Darwin L(2-4)                 7     9   2   2   2   3   2  30
Andersen                      1     1   1   1   0   0   1   4
Totals                        8    10   3   3   2   3   3  34


Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Maddux W(8-3)                 8     4   2   2   2   5   0  29
Gossage SV(6)                 1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        9     5   2   2   2   5   0  33

Maddux faced 2 batters in the 9th inning

Umpires: HP - Fred Brocklander, 1B - Lee Weyer, 2B - Ed Montague, 3B - John McSherry
Time of Game: 2:12   Attendance: 22958


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Chicago Cubs             
1. Young               cf        Martinez            cf
2. Hatcher             lf        Palmeiro            lf
3. Davis               1b        Dawson              rf
4. Ashby               c         Sandberg            2b
5. Bass                rf        Grace               1b
6. Pankovits           2b        Davis               c
7. Ramirez             ss        Law                 3b
8. Jackson             3b        Dunston             ss
9. Darwin              p         Maddux              p

ASTROS 1ST: Young grounded out (second to first); Hatcher
grounded out (first to pitcher); Davis flied out to left; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 1ST: Martinez made an out to shortstop; Palmeiro grounded
out (first to pitcher); Dawson singled to center; Dawson stole
second; Sandberg walked; Grace lined to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Ashby walked; Bass grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Ashby out at second]; Pankovits
flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 2ND: Davis walked; Law flied out to right; Dunston made an
out to second; Maddux forced Davis (second to shortstop); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Ramirez grounded out (second to first); Jackson
grounded out (shortstop to first); Darwin struck out; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 3RD: Martinez flied out to center; Palmeiro singled to
shortstop; Dawson singled to left [Palmeiro to second]; Sandberg
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Dawson out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Young grounded out (shortstop to first); Hatcher
grounded out (third to first); Davis struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 4TH: Grace singled to left; Davis flied out to center; Law
flied out to center; Dunston flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Ashby grounded out (second to first); Bass grounded
out (second to first); Pankovits doubled to left; Ramirez
singled to center [Pankovits scored]; Jackson was called out on
strikes; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 0.

CUBS 5TH: Maddux struck out; Martinez grounded out (third to
first); Palmeiro homered; Dawson singled to center; Sandberg
singled to left [Dawson to third]; Grace made an out to
shortstop; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Darwin grounded out (shortstop to first); Young
grounded out (second to first); Hatcher made an out to second; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 1.

CUBS 6TH: Davis homered; Law grounded out (third to first);
Dunston struck out; Maddux struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Cubs 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Davis flied out to left; Ashby struck out; Bass
lined to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 2.

CUBS 7TH: On a bunt Martinez singled to third; Palmeiro grounded
into a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Martinez out
at second]; Dawson grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Pankovits struck out; Ramirez singled to right;
REYNOLDS BATTED FOR JACKSON; Reynolds forced Ramirez (third to
second) [Reynolds to first]; PUHL BATTED FOR DARWIN; Puhl
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
1, Cubs 2.

CUBS 8TH: ANDERSEN REPLACED PUHL (PITCHING); REYNOLDS STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING 3B); Sandberg popped to first in foul territory;
Grace grounded out (second to first); Davis homered; Law flied
out to right; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 3.

ASTROS 9TH: Young walked; Hatcher singled to left [Young to
second]; GOSSAGE REPLACED MADDUX (PITCHING); Davis made an out
to shortstop; Ashby flied out to center; Bass singled to center
[Young scored, Hatcher to second]; Pankovits forced Hatcher
(third unassisted); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2   5   0    4
 Cubs             3  10   0    7


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