The Phillies and the Cubs are battling it out at the Vet today. The Cubs send Rick Sutcliffe to the hill and the Phillies send Greg Gross to make his season debut.
In the 3rd the Cubs get a run. Speier singles, Sutcliffe singles, Sandberg laces a 2-out single and Speier scores giving the Cubs a 1-0 lead. In the $th the Cubs add to their lead. Sutcliffe doubles, Matthews smacks a 2-out single scoring Sutcliffe. Durham then steps up and delivers a 2 run shot to give the Cubs a 4-0 lead.
In the 7th the Phillies mount their comeback. Schmidt and Virgil lead off the inning with back to back homers. Wilson singles, Schu get a pinch hit single, Jeltz singles to load the bases. Foley bounces into a 5-4 FC and Schu scores to make it 4-3. Lee Smith works the 9th for his 3rd save.
The Final Score 4-3 Cubs