Chicago Cubs 9, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 126
Played on Tuesday, August 23, 1988 (N) at Wrigley Field

HOU N    2  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  0  -   3 12  0
CHI N    1  0  0    1  0  0    7  0  x  -   9 16  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Young cf                      4   1   3   0       1   0       5   0
Ramirez ss                    5   1   2   0       0   0       1   3
Hatcher lf                    3   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Andujar p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Trevino ph                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Davis 1b                      5   0   0   0       0   2       5   0
Bell 3b                       4   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Reynolds 3b                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Bass rf                       3   0   2   2       1   0       3   0
Pankovits 2b                  4   1   1   1       0   0       2   1
Biggio c                      4   0   1   0       0   2       8   0
Darwin p                      3   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
  Meads p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Fishel lf                   1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   3  12   3       2   7      24   6

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Darwin-Pankovits-Davis.

BATTING - 
2B: Ramirez (22,off Moyer).
HR: Pankovits (2,8th inning off Moyer 0 on 2 out).
SH: Hatcher (7,off Moyer).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Biggio (4,2nd base off Moyer/Berryhill).
CS: Young (18,2nd base by Moyer/Berryhill).

Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Webster cf                    4   2   3   1       0   1       0   0
Sandberg 2b                   4   1   3   0       1   1       5   2
Grace 1b                      5   1   2   2       0   1      13   0
Dawson rf                     3   2   1   1       1   1       0   0
  Jackson rf                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Palmeiro lf                   4   0   1   1       0   0       1   0
Law 3b                        5   1   2   2       0   0       0   2
Berryhill c                   4   1   2   2       0   0       7   1
Dunston ss                    3   1   2   0       1   1       0   9
Moyer p                       4   0   0   0       0   2       1   2
Totals                       37   9  16   9       3   7      27  16

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Moyer-Grace.

BATTING - 
2B: Berryhill (15,off Darwin).
3B: Dunston (5,off Meads).
HR: Dawson (20,4th inning off Darwin 0 on 0 out); Berryhill (5,7th inning off
Meads 1 on 1 out).
SF: Palmeiro (6,off Meads).
HBP: Webster (7,by Darwin).
GDP: Dawson (10,off Darwin).
IBB: Dunston (7,by Darwin).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Webster (16,2nd base off Darwin/Biggio).
CS: Palmeiro (2,Home by Darwin/Biggio).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Darwin L(6-10)                6    11   6   6   3   6   1  31
Meads                         0.2   4   3   3   0   1   1   6
Andujar                       1.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   5
Totals                        8    16   9   9   3   7   2  42

Darwin faced 4 batters in the 7th inning
HBP: Darwin (6,Webster).
IBB: Darwin (5,Dunston).

Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Moyer W(7-12)                 9    12   3   3   2   7   1  40


Umpires: HP - Gerry Davis, 1B - Gary Darling, 2B - Bruce Froemming, 3B - Terry Tata
Ejections: CHI Coach Chuck Cottier by Terry Tata [Balk non-call]
Time of Game: 3:04   Attendance: 34668


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Chicago Cubs             
1. Young               cf        Webster             cf
2. Ramirez             ss        Sandberg            2b
3. Hatcher             lf        Grace               1b
4. Davis               1b        Dawson              rf
5. Bell                3b        Palmeiro            lf
6. Bass                rf        Law                 3b
7. Pankovits           2b        Berryhill           c
8. Biggio              c         Dunston             ss
9. Darwin              p         Moyer               p

ASTROS 1ST: Cubs coach Chuck Cottier ejected by 3B umpire
Terry Tata for not calling a balk sometime in game; Young
singled to center; Ramirez singled to left [Young to third];
Hatcher reached on a fielder's choice [Ramirez to second]; Davis
struck out; Bell struck out; Bass singled to center [Young
scored, Ramirez scored, Hatcher to third]; Pankovits grounded
out (second to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 0.

CUBS 1ST: Webster was hit by a pitch; Sandberg singled to left
[Webster to third]; Grace singled to left [Webster scored,
Sandberg to second]; Dawson grounded into a double play (pitcher
to second to first) [Sandberg to third, Grace out at second];
Palmeiro lined to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 1.

ASTROS 2ND: On a bunt Biggio singled to pitcher; Darwin struck
out; Biggio stole second; Young walked; Ramirez forced Young
(shortstop to second) [Biggio to third]; Hatcher grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 1.

CUBS 2ND: Law flied to right; Berryhill flied out to right;
Dunston singled to left; Moyer forced Dunston (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Davis struck out; Bell grounded out (shortstop to
first); Bass walked; Pankovits forced Bass (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 1.

CUBS 3RD: Webster struck out; Sandberg was called out on
strikes; Grace flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Cubs 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Biggio grounded out (third to first); Darwin was
called out on strikes; Young singled to left; Young was caught
stealing second (catcher to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Cubs 1.

CUBS 4TH: Dawson homered; Palmeiro flied to center; Law grounded
out (shortstop to first); Berryhill doubled to right; Dunston
struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Ramirez doubled to left; Hatcher out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to first) [Ramirez to third]; Davis grounded out
(shortstop to first); Bell grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 2.

CUBS 5TH: Moyer grounded out (third to first); On a bunt Webster
singled to shortstop; Sandberg singled to shortstop [Webster to
second]; Grace struck out; Dawson struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Bass singled to center; Pankovits forced Bass
(shortstop to second); Biggio struck out; Darwin grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 2.

CUBS 6TH: Palmeiro singled to right; Law singled to left
[Palmeiro to second]; Berryhill grounded out (first unassisted)
[Palmeiro to third, Law to second]; Dunston was walked
intentionally; Palmeiro was caught stealing home (catcher
unassisted) [Law to third, Dunston to second]; Moyer was called
out on strikes; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Young lined to left; Ramirez grounded out (shortstop
to first); Hatcher singled to second; Davis grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 2.

CUBS 7TH: Webster singled to right; Webster stole second;
Sandberg walked; Grace singled to right [Webster scored,
Sandberg to third]; Dawson walked [Grace to second]; MEADS
REPLACED DARWIN (PITCHING); Palmeiro hit a sacrifice fly to
center [Sandberg scored, Grace to third, Dawson to second]; Law
singled to center [Grace scored, Dawson scored]; Berryhill
homered [Law scored]; Dunston tripled to left; Moyer struck out;
Webster singled to left [Dunston scored]; ANDUJAR REPLACED
HATCHER (PITCHING); FISHEL REPLACED MEADS (PLAYING LF); Sandberg
singled to shortstop [Webster to second]; Grace flied to center;
7 R, 7 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 9.

ASTROS 8TH: JACKSON REPLACED DAWSON (PLAYING RF); Bell made an
out to second; Bass grounded out (second to first); Pankovits
homered; Biggio was called out on strikes; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 3, Cubs 9.

CUBS 8TH: REYNOLDS REPLACED BELL (PLAYING 3B); Jackson popped to
shortstop; Palmeiro lined to center; Law grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 9.

ASTROS 9TH: Fishel singled to shortstop; Young singled to left
[Fishel to second]; Ramirez lined into a double play (pitcher to
first) [Young out at first]; TREVINO BATTED FOR ANDUJAR; Trevino
singled to left [Fishel to third]; Davis popped to first; 0 R, 3
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 9.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3  12   0   10
 Cubs             9  16   0    9


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