Chicago Cubs vs Cincinnati Reds
May 25, 1997 Box Score

The box score below is an accurate record of events for the baseball contest played on May 25, 1997 at Cinergy Field. The Cincinnati Reds defeated the Chicago Cubs and the box score is "ready to surrender its truth to the knowing eye."

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Chicago Cubs 5, Cincinnati Reds 7

Chicago Cubs ab r h rbi
Glanville cf 5 1 2 1
Sandberg 2b 4 0 0 0
Clark ph 1 0 0 0
Grace 1b 4 2 1 0
Sosa rf 3 0 1 1
Dunston ss 4 0 0 0
Servais c 4 1 1 2
Hernandez 3b 4 1 2 1
Rojas p 0 0 0 0
Brown lf 2 0 0 0
Castillo p 2 0 1 0
Bottenfield p 0 0 0 0
Casian p 0 0 0 0
Houston ph 1 0 0 0
Wendell p 0 0 0 0
Tatis p 0 0 0 0
Hansen 3b 0 0 0 0
Sanchez ph 1 0 0 0
Totals 35 5 8 5
Cincinnati Reds ab r h rbi
Sanders cf 4 0 0 0
Goodwin lf 4 1 1 0
Morris 1b 5 3 3 0
Larkin ss 2 1 2 1
Greene 3b 3 1 1 2
Kelly rf 4 1 1 2
Taubensee c 5 0 2 0
Remlinger p 0 0 0 0
Shaw p 0 0 0 0
Boone 2b 2 0 1 1
Schourek p 1 0 0 0
Pendleton ph 1 0 1 1
Sullivan p 0 0 0 0
Harris ph 1 0 0 0
Carrasco p 0 0 0 0
Oliver c 0 0 0 0
Totals 32 7 12 7
Chicago 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 5 8 0
Cincinnati 2 0 0 0 4 0 0 1 x 7 12 0
Chicago Cubs IP H R ER BB SO
Castillo 4.0 6 4 4 3 2
Bottenfield L (1-1) 0.2 4 2 2 0 0
Casian 1.1 0 0 0 0 0
Wendell 0.1 1 0 0 1 0
Tatis 1.1 1 1 1 2 0
Rojas 0.1 0 0 0 1 0
Totals 8.0 12 7 7 7 2
Cincinnati Reds IP H R ER BB SO
Schourek W (3-4) 5.0 5 4 4 1 3
Sullivan 2.0 0 0 0 0 4
Carrasco 1.0 2 1 1 1 2
Remlinger 0.1 0 0 0 0 1
Shaw SV (6) 0.2 1 0 0 0 1
Totals 9.0 8 5 5 2 11

E –None. DP –Chicago 1. 2B –Chicago Sosa (12,off Carrasco); Glanville (7,off Shaw), Cincinnati Greene (8,off Castillo); Taubensee (8,off Wendell); Morris (11,off Tatis). HR –Chicago Glanville (1,1st inning off Schourek 0 on, 0 out); Servais (4,4th inning off Schourek 1 on, 2 out); Hernandez (2,4th inning off Schourek 0 on, 2 out). HBP –Grace (1,by Schourek); Brown (1,by Schourek); Larkin (2,by Casian). Team LOB –7. SH –Goodwin (4,off Castillo); Schourek (2,off Castillo). SF –B Boone (3,off Bottenfield). IBB –Larkin (5,by Tatis). Team –12. HBP –Casian (1,Larkin); Schourek 2 (4,Grace,Brown). IBB –Tatis (1,Larkin). U-HP –Rich Rieker, 1B –Eric Gregg, 2B –Frank Pulli, 3B –Greg Bonin. T –3:21. A –26,844.

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