The Chicago Cubs couldn't pull it off against the Cincinnati Reds, 8 to 7, on May 8, 1979.

Final

CIN

Reds

16-12

8

CHC

Cubs

12-11

7

1

0

0

2

1

0

3

1

0

4

5

3

5

0

0

6

1

1

7

0

3

8

0

0

9

0

0

R

8

7

H

9

13

E

1

2

Summary

Player Stats

Top 2nd

CIN

CHC

Reds

Sacrifice fly by Ray Knight; Johnny Bench scored.

1

0

Top 3rd

CIN

CHC

Reds

Single by Joe Morgan; Dave Concepcion scored.

2

0

Top 4th

CIN

CHC

Reds

Single by Dave Concepcion; Ray Knight and Champ Summers scored.

4

0

Reds

Joe Morgan hit fly ball; error by Jerry Martin; Ken Griffey scored.

5

0

Reds

Single by Arturo DeFreitas; Joe Morgan and Dave Concepcion scored.

7

0

Bottom 4th

CIN

CHC

Cubs

Double by Steve Ontiveros; Bobby Murcer scored.

7

1

Cubs

Single by Jerry Martin; Dave Kingman scored.

7

2

Cubs

Pickoff attempt; error by Arturo DeFreitas; Steve Ontiveros scored.

7

3

Top 6th

CIN

CHC

Reds

Home run by Dave Concepcion.

8

3

Bottom 6th

CIN

CHC

Cubs

Single by Jerry Martin; Steve Ontiveros scored.

8

4

Bottom 7th

CIN

CHC

Cubs

Home run by Bobby Murcer; Ivan De Jesus scored.

8

6

Cubs

Steve Ontiveros groundedout; Bill Buckner scored.

8

7

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