The Padres are right on the Reds tail for 1st place and they hand the ball to Eric Show and the Cubs send Rick Sutcliffe to the hill.
The Cubs get the scoring started in the 4th. Sandberg singles and advances to 2nd on a wild pitch. Durham hits a 2BE charged to Nettles and Sandberg scores easily. Hatcher doubles scoring Durham. Cey then launches a 2-run homer to make it 4-0.
The Padres get a couple of those runs back, with runners on 1st and 3rd Garvey singles scoring Flannery. Nettles then hits a SACFLY to center and Gwynn scores to make it 4-2. THe Cubs add an insurance run in the 9th. They have runners on 1st and 2nd and Bosley doubles scoring Cey and the score is 5-2.
The Final Score 5-2 Cubs