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Friday May 31, 1974
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Bill Russell, Bill Buckner and Rick Auerbach each collected three of the Dodgers' 15 hits in an 8-3 victory over the Cubs. With two out in the fourth inning, the Dodgers scored twice to break a 2-2 tie. Auerbach and Doug Rau singled and when Rick Monday fumbled Rau's hit in center field, Auerbach raced home. Rau took second on the error, moved to third on an infield hit by Russell and scored on a bunt single by Buckner. The Dodgers put the game on ice with three runs in the seventh, all unearned as the result of an error by Dave Rosello. Rau, who pitched six innings for the Dodgers, was the winner, but Mike Marshall hurled the last three frames in his 31st appearance of the season. [The Sporting News]


Los Angeles Dodgers 8, Chicago Cubs 3

Game Played on Friday, May 31, 1974 (Day game) at Wrigley Field

Dodgers      1  0  1    2  0  0    3  0  1  -   8 15  4
Cubs         1  0  1    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   3  8  2


Dodgers              AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Russell ss            5   2   3   0     0   1   .305      Alexander 3b          4   1   1   0     1   1   .200
Buckner lf            5   1   3   2     0   0   .326      Kessinger ss          5   1   2   0     0   0   .287
Wynn cf               4   1   1   1     1   1   .306      Williams 1b           4   0   2   0     0   0   .294
  Paciorek cf         0   0   0   0     0   0   .229      Cardenal rf           4   1   0   1     0   0   .299
Garvey 1b             4   1   2   1     1   0   .338      Morales lf            4   0   0   0     0   0   .242
Crawford rf           5   1   0   0     0   3   .281      Monday cf             4   0   1   0     0   0   .309
Ferguson c            5   0   2   1     0   0   .271      Rosello 2b            3   0   0   0     0   0   .188
Cey 3b                3   0   0   0     1   0   .287        Harris ph,2b        1   0   0   0     0   0   .188
Auerbach 2b           4   1   3   0     0   0   .444      Mitterwald c          4   0   2   0     0   2   .197
  Lopes 2b            0   0   0   0     0   0   .200      Hooton p              2   0   0   0     0   2   .000
Rau p                 3   1   1   0     0   1   .143        Pina p              0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  Marshall p          1   0   0   0     0   1   .000        Ward ph             1   0   0   0     0   0   .273

Totals               39   8  15   5     3   7             Totals               36   3   8   1     1   5

Time of Game: 2:46   Attendance:  9,111
Left on Base: Dodgers 7, Cubs 8
DP: Dodgers 1, Cubs 2
Errors: Russell, Crawford, Auerbach 2, Monday, Rosello
Doubles: Wynn (7), Russell (10), Garvey (15)
Triples: Monday (2)
Stolen Bases: Russell (5), Buckner 3 (13)
Caught Stealing: Garvey (4), Auerbach 2 (2), Cardenal (4)
Sacrifice Hits: Hooton (4)
GIDP: Cey (5), Kessinger (4)


Dodgers                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Rau W(5-1)              6     7   3   1   0   3   0  27   2.56
Marshall SV(8)          3     1   0   0   1   2   0  11   1.87
Totals                  9     8   3   1   1   5   0  38

Cubs                   IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Hooton L(2-5)           7    12   7   3   3   4   0  34   4.54
Pina                    2     3   1   1   0   3   0   8   2.45
Totals                  9    15   8   4   3   7   0  42

Umpires: HP - Paul Runge, 1B - Ed Vargo, 2B - Bruce Froemming, 3B - John McSherry


DODGERS 1ST: Russell singled to center; Russell stole second;
Buckner grounded out (second to first) [Russell to third]; Wynn
doubled to left [Russell scored]; Garvey grounded out (shortstop
to first); Crawford struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers
1, Cubs 0.

CUBS 1ST: Alexander grounded out (third to first); Kessinger
singled to right; Williams singled to right [Kessinger to
third]; Cardenal forced Williams (third to second) [Kessinger
scored]; Cardenal was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Cubs 1.

DODGERS 2ND: Ferguson flied out to right; Cey walked; Auerbach
grounded out (first unassisted) [Cey to second]; Rau grounded
out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Cubs 1.

CUBS 2ND: Morales flied out to right; Monday flied out to right;
Rosello grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Dodgers 1, Cubs 1.

DODGERS 3RD: Russell doubled to right; Buckner singled to center
[Russell scored]; Buckner stole second; Wynn grounded out (third
to first) [Buckner to third]; Garvey grounded out (shortstop to
first); Crawford struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 2,
Cubs 1.

CUBS 3RD: Mitterwald singled to left; Hooton out on a sacrifice
bunt (third to first) [Mitterwald to second]; Alexander singled
to shortstop [Mitterwald stayed at second]; Kessinger forced
Mitterwald (third unassisted) [Alexander to second]; Williams
reached on an error by Auerbach [Alexander scored (unearned) (no
RBI), Kessinger to third]; Cardenal flied out to left; 1 R (0
ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Dodgers 2, Cubs 2.

DODGERS 4TH: Ferguson singled to center; Cey grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Ferguson out at
second]; Auerbach singled to left; Rau singled to center
[Auerbach scored (error by Monday), Rau to second]; Russell
singled to shortstop [Rau to third]; On a bunt Buckner singled
to second [Rau scored (unearned), Russell to second]; Wynn flied
out to center; 2 R (1 ER), 5 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Dodgers 4, Cubs 2.

CUBS 4TH: Morales lined to shortstop; Monday tripled to left;
Rosello popped to first; Mitterwald struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Dodgers 4, Cubs 2.

DODGERS 5TH: Garvey singled to left; Crawford struck out while
Garvey was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop);
Ferguson grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Dodgers 4, Cubs 2.

CUBS 5TH: Hooton struck out; Alexander flied out to left;
Kessinger singled to left; Williams flied out to right; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 4, Cubs 2.

DODGERS 6TH: Cey flied out to right; Auerbach singled to
shortstop; Rau struck out; Auerbach was caught stealing second
(catcher to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 4, Cubs 2.

CUBS 6TH: Cardenal reached on an error by Crawford; Morales
reached on an error by Auerbach [Cardenal scored (unearned) (no
RBI)]; Monday popped to third; Rosello flied out to center;
Mitterwald singled to left [Morales to second]; Hooton struck
out; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 2 E, 2 LOB.  Dodgers 4, Cubs 3.

DODGERS 7TH: Russell popped to first; Buckner grounded out
(pitcher to first); Wynn walked; Garvey walked [Wynn to second];
Crawford reached on an error by Rosello [Wynn scored (unearned)
(no RBI), Garvey scored (unearned) (no RBI), Crawford to
second]; Ferguson singled to left [Crawford scored (unearned)];
Cey flied out to center; 3 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers
7, Cubs 3.

CUBS 7TH: MARSHALL REPLACED RAU (PITCHING); Alexander was called
out on strikes; Kessinger reached on an error by Russell;
Williams singled to right [Kessinger to second]; Cardenal made
an out to first; Morales made an out to first; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2
LOB.  Dodgers 7, Cubs 3.

DODGERS 8TH: PINA REPLACED HOOTON (PITCHING); Auerbach singled
to left; Auerbach was caught stealing second (catcher to
second); Marshall struck out; Russell struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Dodgers 7, Cubs 3.

CUBS 8TH: LOPES REPLACED AUERBACH (PLAYING 2B); Monday grounded
out (first unassisted); HARRIS BATTED FOR ROSELLO; Harris
grounded out (first to pitcher); Mitterwald struck out; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 7, Cubs 3.

DODGERS 9TH: HARRIS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); Buckner singled
to left; Buckner stole second; Buckner stole third; Wynn struck
out; Garvey doubled to left [Buckner scored]; Crawford grounded
out (second to first) [Garvey to third]; Ferguson made an out to
second; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 8, Cubs 3.

CUBS 9TH: PACIOREK REPLACED WYNN (PLAYING CF); WARD BATTED FOR
PINA; Ward made an out to shortstop; Alexander walked; Kessinger
grounded into a double play (pitcher to second to first)
[Alexander out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 8,
Cubs 3.



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