San Diego Padres vs Chicago Cubs
July 21, 1986 Box Score

The box score below is an accurate record of events for the baseball contest played on July 21, 1986 at Wrigley Field. The Chicago Cubs defeated the San Diego Padres and the box score is "ready to surrender its truth to the knowing eye."

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San Diego Padres 1, Chicago Cubs 6

San Diego Padres ab r h rbi
Royster 3b 4 0 3 0
Gwynn rf 4 0 0 0
McReynolds cf 3 1 2 0
Garvey 1b 4 0 1 1
Martinez lf 3 0 0 0
Bochy c 3 0 0 0
Kennedy ph 1 0 0 0
Templeton ss 3 0 1 0
Roberts 2b 3 0 0 0
Flannery ph 1 0 0 0
Hoyt p 2 0 0 0
Kruk ph 0 0 0 0
LaPoint p 0 0 0 0
Stoddard p 0 0 0 0
Totals 31 1 7 1
Chicago Cubs ab r h rbi
Dunston ss 5 1 1 0
Sandberg 2b 4 1 2 0
Bosley lf 4 0 0 1
Durham 1b 3 1 1 1
Moreland c,rf 4 1 2 0
Mumphrey rf 4 1 4 0
Davis c 0 0 0 0
Cey 3b 3 1 2 2
Smith p 0 0 0 0
Martinez cf 4 0 0 0
Moyer p 3 0 0 0
Speier ph,3b 1 0 1 1
Totals 35 6 13 5
San Diego 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 7 1
Chicago 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 x 6 13 1
San Diego Padres IP H R ER BB SO
Hoyt L (5-5) 7.0 9 3 3 1 4
LaPoint 0.2 3 3 3 0 0
Stoddard 0.1 1 0 0 0 0
Totals 8.0 13 6 6 1 4
Chicago Cubs IP H R ER BB SO
Moyer W (2-2) 8.0 5 0 0 3 3
Smith 1.0 2 1 1 1 0
Totals 9.0 7 1 1 4 3

E –Gwynn (2), Dunston (18). DP –San Diego 1, Chicago 3. 2B –San Diego Garvey (12,off Smith), Chicago Dunston (24,off Hoyt); Cey (17,off LaPoint); Speier (1,off B Stoddard). SF –Cey (1,off Hoyt). CS –Royster (3,2nd base by Moyer/Moreland). SB –Sandberg (12,2nd base off Hoyt/Bochy). WP –Moyer (1). U-HP –Steve Rippley, 1B –Dave Pallone, 2B –Bob Engel, 3B –Gary Darling. T –2:26. A –21,563.

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