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Scores
Standings
TOR
@BAL
3
0
DET
@BOS
10
6
MIL
@KCR
3
4
CHW
@MIN
11
1
TEX
@OAK
3
6
ANA
@SEA
3
6
PHI
@ATL
4
5
HOU
@CHC
7
6
 
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STL
@CIN
5
3
SFG
@COL
6
7
MON
@FLA
5
2
SDP
@LAD
9
7
Thursday, June 26, 1997, 7:06
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: 30,473, Time of Game: 3:52
Astros
7
39-39
 Won 2 
1st
at Cubs
6
29-48
 Lost 3 
5th, 9½ GB
W: Billy Wagner (4-3)
L: Terry Adams (1-4)
S: Blas Minor (1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9  10    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -   -    -  -  -
Astros          0  0  3   0  1  1   1  0  0   1    7 14  0
Cubs            0  1  0   2  0  0   1  1  1   0    6 13  0

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Craig Biggio 2B 4 2 3 2 2 0 6 .323 .403 .532 .935 20 7 0.347 1.29 0.357 -0.010 2.8 3 7 HR,IW
Chuck Carr CF 4 1 2 1 2 1 6 .160 .236 .240 .476 20 9 0.317 1.53 0.358 -0.041 2.1 2 0 2B,SB
Jeff Bagwell 1B 3 1 1 1 3 0 6 .323 .444 .652 1.097 31 12 0.021 1.83 0.156 -0.136 -0.9 10 1 SB,GDP,IW
Luis Gonzalez LF 5 0 2 1 0 0 5 .293 .375 .400 .775 16 12 0.030 1.29 0.129 -0.099 0.4 3 0
Derek Bell RF 5 0 2 1 0 0 5 .246 .319 .377 .696 14 9 -0.017 1.11 0.080 -0.097 0.4 1 0 SB
Bill Spiers 3B 4 0 0 0 1 2 5 .311 .447 .437 .884 25 15 -0.094 0.87 0.026 -0.120 -1.5 0 4 CS
Brad Ausmus C 5 1 1 1 0 2 5 .276 .324 .377 .701 16 12 0.021 0.95 0.127 -0.106 -0.6 7 0 HR
Tim Bogar SS 5 1 2 0 0 1 5 .231 .282 .333 .616 17 11 -0.011 1.05 0.078 -0.088 0.0 3 2 SB
Chris Holt P 2 0 0 0 0 2 3 .031 .061 .031 .092 9 7 -0.083 1.26 0.000 -0.083 -0.8 1 2 SH
   Jose Lima P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 9 6 -0.013 0.52 0.000 -0.013 -0.2 0 0
   Billy Wagner P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Thomas Howard PH 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 .259 .325 .374 .699 2 2 0.060 1.84 0.060 0.000 0.3
   Blas Minor P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 39 7 14 7 8 9 48 .359 .468 .538 1.007 179 102 0.578 1.26 1.371 -0.793 1.8 30 16
2B: C Carr (4, off F Castillo).
HR: C Biggio (13, off F Castillo, 3rd inn, 1 on, 1 out to Deep LF); B Ausmus (2, off R Tatis, 6th inn, 0 on, 1 out to Deep LF).
SH: C Holt (8, off R Tatis).
IBB: J Bagwell (17, by F Castillo); C Biggio (3, by R Tatis).
TB: C Biggio 6; B Ausmus 4; C Carr 3; D Bell 2; T Bogar 2; L Gonzalez 2; J Bagwell; T Howard.
GIDP: J Bagwell (4).
RBI: C Biggio 2 (43); L Gonzalez (35); J Bagwell (72); C Carr (1); B Ausmus (16); D Bell (20).
2-out RBI: L Gonzalez.
Team LOB: 11.
With RISP: 5 for 16.
Fielding
DP: 1. T Bogar-C Biggio-J Bagwell.
Baserunning
SB: T Bogar (1, 2nd base off F Castillo/S Servais); C Carr (2, 2nd base off F Castillo/S Servais); D Bell (4, 2nd base off M Rojas/S Servais); J Bagwell (11, 3rd base off M Rojas/S Servais).
CS: B Spiers (4, 2nd base by F Castillo/S Servais).

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Brian McRae CF 5 0 0 0 1 1 6 .231 .296 .356 .652 18 10 -0.467 2.64 0.084 -0.551 -1.9 1 0 GDP
Brant Brown LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 .220 .276 .381 .657 12 7 0.049 1.43 0.118 -0.069 0.3 0 0 HBP
   Jose Hernandez 3B 2 1 1 0 0 0 2 .261 .305 .398 .703 8 4 0.033 3.54 0.135 -0.101 0.2 0 0
Sammy Sosa RF 5 0 0 1 0 2 5 .258 .303 .484 .787 15 11 -0.178 2.26 0.000 -0.178 -0.7 1 0
Mark Grace 1B 5 1 3 1 0 1 5 .316 .422 .444 .866 22 14 0.449 2.09 0.595 -0.146 1.2 9 1 2·2B
Shawon Dunston SS 5 1 1 1 0 1 5 .289 .312 .403 .715 16 11 -0.168 2.14 0.113 -0.281 -0.4 4 4 2B,SB
Ryne Sandberg 2B 4 2 2 0 1 0 5 .259 .316 .357 .673 21 13 0.108 1.83 0.144 -0.036 0.7 4 4 IW
Kevin Orie 3B 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .282 .387 .458 .845 13 6 -0.114 1.38 0.020 -0.134 -1.2 0 3
   Kent Bottenfield P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Dave Clark PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .277 .365 .400 .765 3 3 0.169 3.06 0.169 0.000 1.0
   Mel Rojas P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Rey Sanchez PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .250 .295 .300 .595 4 3 -0.114 4.40 0.000 -0.114 -0.5
   Terry Adams P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Scott Servais C 3 0 2 1 1 0 4 .246 .318 .357 .675 17 9 0.137 2.17 0.172 -0.035 0.9 10 2 IW
   Mike Hubbard PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .174 .208 .304 .513 2 2 -0.091 3.52 0.000 -0.091 -0.2
Frank Castillo P 2 0 1 2 0 0 2 .120 .120 .120 .240 4 4 0.170 2.65 0.214 -0.044 1.2 0 0
   Ramon Tatis P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .500 .000 .500 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Dave Hansen 3B 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 .292 .446 .375 .821 5 2 0.050 1.10 0.050 0.000 0.4 0 0
   Doug Glanville PH-LF 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 .275 .318 .381 .699 6 3 0.047 3.60 0.099 -0.052 -0.1 0 1
Team Totals 42 6 13 6 4 6 47 .310 .383 .381 .764 166 102 0.080 2.29 1.913 -1.832 0.8 30 16
2B: M Grace 2 (12, 1 off C Holt, 1 off B Wagner); S Dunston (14, off C Holt).
IBB: S Servais (5, by C Holt); R Sandberg (1, by B Wagner).
HBP: B Brown (3, by C Holt).
TB: M Grace 5; R Sandberg 2; S Servais 2; S Dunston 2; D Glanville; F Castillo; D Clark; D Hansen; J Hernandez.
GIDP: B McRae (7).
RBI: F Castillo 2 (2); S Servais (25); S Sosa (52); S Dunston (17); M Grace (29).
2-out RBI: F Castillo 2.
Team LOB: 11.
With RISP: 4 for 16.
Fielding
DP: 2. R Sandberg-S Dunston-M Grace; D Glanville-S Servais-S Dunston.
PB: S Servais (3).
Outfield Assists: D Glanville (C Biggio at home plate).
Baserunning
SB: S Dunston (15, 2nd base off C Holt/B Ausmus).

Houston Astros

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Chris Holt 6 7 4 4 3 2 0 4.06 29 99 60 39 3 18 12 11 7 0 41 -0.238 1.36 -1.7
Jose Lima, H (1) 1 2 1 1 0 1 0 4.22 5 15 12 8 2 2 2 2 2 0 3 1 -0.006 3.11 0.0
Billy Wagner, BS (3), W (4-3) 2 3 1 1 1 3 0 1.80 9 42 24 17 7 0 2 3 1 0 2 1 -0.042 4.32 0.4
Blas Minor, S (1) 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.86 4 10 6 4 0 2 1 3 2 0 0 0 0.208 3.63 0.5
Team Totals 10 13 6 6 4 6 0 5.40 47 166 102 68 12 22 17 19 12 0 41 5 2 -0.078 2.29 -0.8
C Holt faced 3 batters in the 7th inning.
J Lima faced 2 batters in the 8th inning.

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Frank Castillo 4.1 5 4 4 5 2 1 5.86 21 83 44 26 5 12 6 8 2 0 34 -0.314 1.08 -2.3
Ramon Tatis 1.2 3 2 2 2 0 1 3.38 10 33 19 15 2 2 5 3 2 0 2 0 -0.044 1.09 -0.5
Kent Bottenfield 2 1 0 0 0 5 0 2.83 7 32 21 9 5 7 1 1 0 0 2 1 0.032 0.64 1.1
Mel Rojas 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 5.09 5 24 13 8 3 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.041 1.13 0.5
Terry Adams, L (1-4) 1 4 1 1 0 0 0 2.68 5 12 7 6 0 1 4 1 1 0 0 0 -0.292 3.55 -0.5
Team Totals 10 14 7 7 8 9 2 6.30 48 184 104 64 15 24 17 14 5 0 34 4 1 -0.577 1.26 -1.8
R Tatis faced 2 batters in the 7th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: C Holt (4; B Brown).
IBB: C Holt (3; S Servais); B Wagner (1; R Sandberg); R Tatis (4; C Biggio); F Castillo (1; J Bagwell).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Paul Runge, 1B - Larry Vanover, 2B - Jerry Layne, 3B - Joe West.
Time of Game: 3:52.
Attendance: 30,473.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 75° F, Wind 12mph from Right to Left, Night, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Houston Astros         Chicago Cubs
1 Craig Biggio 2B 1 Brian McRae CF
2 Chuck Carr CF 2 Brant Brown LF
3 Jeff Bagwell 1B 3 Sammy Sosa RF
4 Luis Gonzalez LF 4 Mark Grace 1B
5 Derek Bell RF 5 Shawon Dunston SS
6 Bill Spiers 3B 6 Ryne Sandberg 2B
7 Brad Ausmus C 7 Kevin Orie 3B
8 Tim Bogar SS 8 Scott Servais C
9 Chris Holt P 9 Frank Castillo P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b9 5-6 1 1-- 5,(3-1)  R CHC M. Grace B. Wagner -49% 30% Double to LF (Fly Ball); Hernandez Scores
b8 5-6 1 1-3 1,(0-0)  OO CHC B. McRae B. Wagner 33% 83% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
b4 1-3 2 123 1,(0-0)  RR CHC F. Castillo C. Holt -21% 44% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF Line); Dunston Scores; Sandberg Scores; Servais to 3B
t3 0-1 1 -2- 4,(2-1)  RR HOU C. Biggio F. Castillo 18% 59% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Bogar Scores
b8 4-6 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  CHC D. Clark J. Lima -17% 58% Single to RF (Line Drive); Sandberg to 3B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Frank Castillo facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  HOU C. Biggio F. Castillo 4% 54% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t1 0-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  HOU C. Carr F. Castillo 2% 56% Passed Ball; Biggio to 2B
t1 0-0 0 -2- 5,(3-1)  HOU C. Carr F. Castillo 3% 59% Walk
t1 0-0 0 12- 3,(2-0)  OO HOU J. Bagwell F. Castillo -10% 49% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B (SS-2B); Biggio to 3B
t1 0-0 2 --3 4,(1-2)  O HOU L. Gonzalez F. Castillo -4% 45% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Chris Holt facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O CHC B. McRae C. Holt 2% 47% Strikeout Looking
b1 0-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHC B. Brown C. Holt 2% 49% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
b1 0-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHC S. Sosa C. Holt 1% 50% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cubs 0.
Top of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Frank Castillo facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU D. Bell F. Castillo -2% 48% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- 6,(3-2)  HOU B. Spiers F. Castillo 3% 50% Walk
t2 0-0 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  O HOU B. Ausmus F. Castillo -3% 47% Lineout: SS
t2 0-0 2 1-- 5,(3-1)  O HOU T. Bogar F. Castillo -2% 45% Spiers Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Chris Holt facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  CHC M. Grace C. Holt -6% 39% Double to CF (Fly Ball)
b2 0-0 0 -2- 1,(0-0)  R CHC S. Dunston C. Holt -9% 29% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep SS-3B Hole); Grace Scores
b2 1-0 0 -2- 3,(0-2)  O CHC R. Sandberg C. Holt 1% 30% Groundout: 2B-1B; Dunston to 3B
b2 1-0 1 --3 5,(3-1)  O CHC K. Orie C. Holt 7% 37% Fielder's Choice 3B; Dunston out at Hm/3B-C; Orie to 1B
b2 1-0 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  CHC S. Servais C. Holt -2% 34% Single to 2B (Ground Ball); Orie to 3B
b2 1-0 2 1-3 3,(0-2)  O CHC F. Castillo C. Holt 4% 39% Groundout: P-1B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 0, Cubs 1.
Top of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Frank Castillo facing 8-9-1
t3 0-1 0 --- 2,(0-1)  HOU T. Bogar F. Castillo 4% 43% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t3 0-1 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  O HOU C. Holt F. Castillo -4% 39% Strikeout (missed bunt)
t3 0-1 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  HOU C. Biggio F. Castillo 2% 41% Bogar Steals 2B
t3 0-1 1 -2- 4,(2-1)  RR HOU C. Biggio F. Castillo 18% 59% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Bogar Scores
t3 2-1 1 --- 5,(3-1)  HOU C. Carr F. Castillo 2% 61% Walk
t3 2-1 1 1-- 5,(3-1)  HOU J. Bagwell F. Castillo 2% 63% Carr Steals 2B
t3 2-1 1 -2- 6,(3-2)  O HOU J. Bagwell F. Castillo -3% 59% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 2-1 2 -2- 3,(0-2)  R HOU L. Gonzalez F. Castillo 9% 69% Single to LF (Fly Ball to Short LF); Carr Scores
t3 3-1 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  O HOU D. Bell F. Castillo -2% 67% Popfly: 2B
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 3, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-3, Astros' Chris Holt facing 1-2-3
b3 1-3 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O CHC B. McRae C. Holt 3% 70% Lineout: 2B (SS-2B)
b3 1-3 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O CHC B. Brown C. Holt 2% 72% Flyball: RF
b3 1-3 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHC S. Sosa C. Holt 1% 73% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 3, Cubs 1.
Top of the 4th, Astros Batting, Ahead 3-1, Cubs' Frank Castillo facing 6-7-8
t4 3-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU B. Spiers F. Castillo -2% 71% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
t4 3-1 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU B. Ausmus F. Castillo -1% 70% Lineout: 2B
t4 3-1 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU T. Bogar F. Castillo -1% 69% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 3, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-3, Astros' Chris Holt facing 4-5-6
b4 1-3 0 --- 3,(1-1)  CHC M. Grace C. Holt -5% 64% Single to LF (Line Drive to Deep SS)
b4 1-3 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  O CHC S. Dunston C. Holt 4% 68% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Dunston to 1B
b4 1-3 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  CHC R. Sandberg C. Holt -2% 67% Dunston Steals 2B
b4 1-3 1 -2- 6,(3-2)  CHC R. Sandberg C. Holt -6% 60% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Dunston to 3B
b4 1-3 1 1-3 3,(0-2)  O CHC K. Orie C. Holt 7% 67% Groundout: P-1B; Sandberg to 2B
b4 1-3 2 -23 4,(3-0)  CHC S. Servais C. Holt -2% 65% Intentional Walk
b4 1-3 2 123 1,(0-0)  RR CHC F. Castillo C. Holt -21% 44% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF Line); Dunston Scores; Sandberg Scores; Servais to 3B
b4 3-3 2 1-3 5,(3-1)  O CHC B. McRae C. Holt 6% 50% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B (SS-2B)
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 3, Cubs 3.
Top of the 5th, Astros Batting, Tied 3-3, Cubs' Frank Castillo facing 9-1-2
t5 3-3 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU C. Holt F. Castillo -3% 47% Strikeout Swinging
t5 3-3 1 --- 4,(3-0)  HOU C. Biggio F. Castillo 3% 50% Walk
t5 3-3 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  R HOU C. Carr F. Castillo 15% 66% Double to CF (Fly Ball); Biggio Scores
t5 4-3 1 -2- 4,(3-0)  HOU J. Bagwell F. Castillo 2% 68% Intentional Walk
Ramon Tatis replaces Frank Castillo pitching and batting 9th
t5 4-3 1 12- 3,(0-2)  O HOU L. Gonzalez R. Tatis -4% 64% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Carr to 3B; Gonzalez to 1B
t5 4-3 2 1-3 6,(3-2)  O HOU D. Bell R. Tatis -5% 58% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 4, Cubs 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Behind 3-4, Astros' Chris Holt facing 2-3-4
b5 3-4 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O CHC B. Brown C. Holt 3% 62% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
b5 3-4 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O CHC S. Sosa C. Holt 2% 64% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 3-4 2 --- 8,(3-2)  O CHC M. Grace C. Holt 2% 66% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 4, Cubs 3.
Top of the 6th, Astros Batting, Ahead 4-3, Cubs' Ramon Tatis facing 6-7-8
t6 4-3 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU B. Spiers R. Tatis -3% 63% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS-2B)
t6 4-3 1 --- 1,(0-0)  R HOU B. Ausmus R. Tatis 13% 76% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF)
t6 5-3 1 --- 2,(1-0)  HOU T. Bogar R. Tatis 2% 78% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t6 5-3 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O HOU C. Holt R. Tatis -1% 76% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice (P's Left); Bogar to 2B
t6 5-3 2 -2- 4,(3-0)  HOU C. Biggio R. Tatis 1% 77% Intentional Walk
t6 5-3 2 12- 2,(0-1)  O HOU C. Carr R. Tatis -3% 74% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B (SS-3B Hole)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 5, Cubs 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Behind 3-5, Astros' Chris Holt facing 5-6-7
b6 3-5 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O CHC S. Dunston C. Holt 4% 77% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
b6 3-5 1 --- 4,(0-2)  O CHC R. Sandberg C. Holt 2% 80% Groundout: 3B-1B
b6 3-5 2 --- 5,(3-1)  CHC K. Orie C. Holt -2% 78% Walk
b6 3-5 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O CHC S. Servais C. Holt 4% 81% Flyball: CF (Short CF-RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 5, Cubs 3.
Top of the 7th, Astros Batting, Ahead 5-3, Cubs' Ramon Tatis facing 3-4-5
t7 5-3 0 --- 8,(3-2)  HOU J. Bagwell R. Tatis 2% 84% Walk
t7 5-3 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  HOU L. Gonzalez R. Tatis 3% 87% Single to LF (Fly Ball); Bagwell to 2B
Kent Bottenfield replaces Kevin Orie (3B) pitching and batting 7th
Dave Hansen replaces Ramon Tatis (P) playing 3B batting 9th
t7 5-3 0 12- 3,(2-0)  R HOU D. Bell K. Bottenfield 6% 93% Single to CF (Fly Ball); Bagwell Scores; Gonzalez to 2B
t7 6-3 0 12- 4,(1-2)  O HOU B. Spiers K. Bottenfield -2% 91% Strikeout Swinging
t7 6-3 1 12- 3,(0-2)  O HOU B. Ausmus K. Bottenfield -2% 89% Strikeout Looking
t7 6-3 2 12- 5,(2-2)  O HOU T. Bogar K. Bottenfield -2% 87% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 6, Cubs 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Behind 3-6, Astros' Chris Holt facing 9-1-2
b7 3-6 0 --- 5,(3-1)  CHC D. Hansen C. Holt -5% 82% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b7 3-6 0 1-- 5,(3-1)  CHC B. McRae C. Holt -8% 74% Walk; Hansen to 2B
b7 3-6 0 12- 5,(1-2)  CHC B. Brown C. Holt -12% 62% Hit By Pitch; Hansen to 3B; McRae to 2B
Jose Lima replaces Chris Holt pitching and batting 9th
b7 3-6 0 123 1,(0-0)  RO CHC S. Sosa J. Lima 0% 62% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS); Hansen Scores; McRae to 3B; Brown to 2B
b7 4-6 1 -23 5,(1-2)  O CHC M. Grace J. Lima 13% 75% Strikeout Looking
b7 4-6 2 -23 2,(1-0)  O CHC S. Dunston J. Lima 11% 86% Lineout: LF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 6, Cubs 4.
Top of the 8th, Astros Batting, Ahead 6-4, Cubs' Kent Bottenfield facing 9-1-2
t8 6-4 0 --- 9,(3-2)  O HOU J. Lima K. Bottenfield -1% 85% Strikeout Looking
t8 6-4 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O HOU C. Biggio K. Bottenfield -1% 84% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-3B Hole)
t8 6-4 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU C. Carr K. Bottenfield -1% 83% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 6, Cubs 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Behind 4-6, Astros' Jose Lima facing 6-7-8
b8 4-6 0 --- 4,(1-2)  CHC R. Sandberg J. Lima -8% 75% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
Dave Clark pinch hits for Kent Bottenfield (P) batting 7th
b8 4-6 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  CHC D. Clark J. Lima -17% 58% Single to RF (Line Drive); Sandberg to 3B
Billy Wagner replaces Jose Lima pitching and batting 9th
b8 4-6 0 1-3 9,(3-2)  R CHC S. Servais B. Wagner -13% 45% Single to CF (Pop Fly to Short CF-RF); Sandberg Scores; Clark to 2B
Doug Glanville pinch hits for Dave Hansen (3B) batting 9th
b8 5-6 0 12- 2,(1-0)  O CHC D. Glanville B. Wagner 5% 51% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Clark to 3B; Glanville to 1B
b8 5-6 1 1-3 1,(0-0)  OO CHC B. McRae B. Wagner 33% 83% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 6, Cubs 5.
Top of the 9th, Astros Batting, Ahead 6-5, Cubs' Mel Rojas facing 3-4-5
Mel Rojas replaces Dave Clark (PH) pitching and batting 7th
Jose Hernandez replaces Brant Brown (LF) playing 3B batting 2nd
Doug Glanville moves from PH to LF
t9 6-5 0 --- 7,(3-2)  HOU J. Bagwell M. Rojas 2% 86% Walk
t9 6-5 0 1-- 5,(3-1)  O HOU L. Gonzalez M. Rojas -2% 83% Flyball: CF
t9 6-5 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  HOU D. Bell M. Rojas 2% 86% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Bagwell to 2B
t9 6-5 1 12- 6,(2-2)  O HOU B. Spiers M. Rojas -3% 83% Strikeout Swinging
t9 6-5 2 12- 1,(0-0)  HOU B. Ausmus M. Rojas 1% 84% Bagwell Steals 3B; Bell Steals 2B
t9 6-5 2 -23 5,(2-2)  O HOU B. Ausmus M. Rojas -4% 79% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 6, Cubs 5.
Bottom of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Behind 5-6, Astros' Billy Wagner facing 2-3-4
b9 5-6 0 --- 6,(3-2)  CHC J. Hernandez B. Wagner -13% 66% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep SS-2B)
b9 5-6 0 1-- 7,(2-2)  O CHC S. Sosa B. Wagner 13% 78% Strikeout Swinging
b9 5-6 1 1-- 5,(3-1)  R CHC M. Grace B. Wagner -49% 30% Double to LF (Fly Ball); Hernandez Scores
b9 6-6 1 -2- 4,(1-2)  O CHC S. Dunston B. Wagner 9% 39% Strikeout Swinging
b9 6-6 2 -2- 4,(3-0)  CHC R. Sandberg B. Wagner -0% 39% Intentional Walk
Rey Sanchez pinch hits for Mel Rojas (P) batting 7th
b9 6-6 2 12- 4,(1-2)  O CHC R. Sanchez B. Wagner 11% 50% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 6, Cubs 6.
Top of the 10th, Astros Batting, Tied 6-6, Cubs' Terry Adams facing 8-9-1
Terry Adams replaces Rey Sanchez (PH) pitching and batting 7th
t10 6-6 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU T. Bogar T. Adams -6% 44% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
Thomas Howard pinch hits for Billy Wagner (P) batting 9th
t10 6-6 1 --- 2,(0-1)  HOU T. Howard T. Adams 6% 50% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t10 6-6 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  HOU C. Biggio T. Adams 8% 58% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Howard to 2B
t10 6-6 1 12- 3,(2-0)  HOU C. Carr T. Adams 13% 71% Single to 1B (Ground Ball); Howard to 3B; Biggio to 2B
t10 6-6 1 123 3,(2-0)  ROO HOU J. Bagwell T. Adams 8% 79% Double Play: Single to LF (Line Drive); Howard Scores; Biggio out at Hm/LF-C; Carr out at 3B/C-SS
1 run, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 7, Cubs 6.
Bottom of the 10th, Cubs Batting, Behind 6-7, Astros' Blas Minor facing 8-9-1
Blas Minor replaces Thomas Howard (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Mike Hubbard pinch hits for Scott Servais (C) batting 8th
b10 6-7 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O CHC M. Hubbard B. Minor 9% 88% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
b10 6-7 1 --- 4,(2-1)  CHC D. Glanville B. Minor -10% 78% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b10 6-7 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  O CHC B. McRae B. Minor 11% 90% Lineout: LF
b10 6-7 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  O CHC J. Hernandez B. Minor 10% 100% Popfly: 2B (Deep 1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 7, Cubs 6.

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