Rick Sutcliffe (5-2) tossed a gem today as he carried a 1 hit shutout into the 8th inning. With a runner on 1st Dernier drops a routine flyball that allows the batter to get to 3rd and he is charged a 3BE costing Sutcliffe the shutout. The only players to get a hit off Sutcliffe were Rick Cerone in the 5th and Glenn Hubbard in the 8th.
Zane smith pitched 8 innings of 2 run ball in the losing effort. He lowered his ERA from 6.16 to 4.67. Billy Hatcher drove in both Cub runs as he went 2-3 with 2 RBI.
The Final Score 2-1 Cubs