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@BAL
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@BOS
6
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@KCR
3
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@MIN
6
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@NYY
10
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@OAK
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4
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@PIT
10
8
Sunday, June 29, 1997, 1:22
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: 30,542, Time of Game: 3:34
Astros
10
40-41
 Won 1 
1st
at Cubs
8
31-49
 Lost 1 
5th, 8½ GB
W: Blas Minor (1-0)
S: Billy Wagner (14)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Astros          0  0  0   1  6  0   0  3  0   10 11  3
Cubs            0  0  0   0  4  0   0  3  1    8 16  2

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Craig Biggio 2B 5 2 1 0 1 0 .313 .910 0 0 -0.050 0.70 0.023 -0.073 -0.4 2 1
James Mouton CF 4 2 1 2 1 0 .220 .641 0 0 0.083 0.80 0.139 -0.056 1.7 2 0 2B
Jeff Bagwell 1B 3 1 1 0 2 0 .320 1.081 0 0 0.002 0.61 0.043 -0.041 0.6 5 1 2B
Derek Bell RF 4 2 2 3 1 1 .246 .703 0 0 0.097 0.72 0.151 -0.054 1.8 1 0 HR,IW
Sean Berry 3B 4 1 0 0 1 0 .224 .621 0 0 -0.019 0.53 0.024 -0.042 -0.4 1 2 GDP
   Billy Wagner P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Brad Ausmus C 4 0 2 3 1 1 .281 .710 0 0 0.067 0.54 0.096 -0.028 3.0 13 1 2B
Tim Bogar SS 4 1 1 0 1 2 .229 .619 0 0 0.033 0.42 0.066 -0.033 -0.2 1 4
Pat Listach LF 3 0 1 0 0 0 .182 .474 0 0 0.024 0.79 0.040 -0.016 -0.3 2 0
   Blas Minor P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Thomas Howard PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .253 .694 0 0 -0.018 0.77 0.000 -0.018 -0.5
   Jose Lima P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Ricky Gutierrez 3B 1 0 1 0 0 0 .257 .646 0 0 0.005 0.13 0.005 0.000 0.4 0 1
Tommy Greene P 2 1 1 1 0 0 .500 1.500 0 0 0.037 1.56 0.075 -0.038 0.4 0 0 2B
   Tom Martin P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Luis Gonzalez LF 2 0 0 0 1 0 .286 .757 0 0 -0.008 0.45 0.023 -0.031 -0.8 0 0 SB,GDP
Team Totals 37 10 11 9 9 4 .297 .921 0 0 0.253 0.65 0.685 -0.430 5.3 27 11
2B: T Greene (1, off T Mulholland); J Bagwell (26, off T Mulholland); J Mouton (7, off T Mulholland); B Ausmus (13, off T Mulholland).
HR: D Bell (5, off T Mulholland; 4th inn, 0 on, 1 out to Deep LF-CF).
IBB: D Bell (2, by T Mulholland).
TB: D Bell 5; B Ausmus 3; T Greene 2; J Bagwell 2; J Mouton 2; C Biggio; P Listach; R Gutierrez; T Bogar.
GIDP: S Berry (5); L Gonzalez (6).
RBI: D Bell 3 (23); B Ausmus 3 (19); J Mouton 2 (14); T Greene (1).
2-out RBI: B Ausmus 3.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 4 for 13.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Ausmus-T Bogar.
E: S Berry (8); C Biggio (13); D Bell (3).
Baserunning
SB: L Gonzalez (4, 2nd base off T Wendell/S Servais).

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Doug Glanville CF-LF 6 2 3 0 0 1 .289 .725 0 0 0.007 1.15 0.119 -0.112 0.9 2 0
Dave Hansen 3B 3 1 1 1 1 1 .293 .821 0 0 0.019 1.12 0.110 -0.092 0.9 2 1 CS
   Terry Adams P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Mel Rojas P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Ryne Sandberg PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .249 .648 0 0 -0.020 0.79 0.000 -0.020 -0.3
   Bob Patterson P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Mark Grace 1B 5 0 2 2 0 1 .315 .875 0 0 -0.068 1.52 0.085 -0.154 0.5 8 1 2B
Sammy Sosa RF 5 0 0 1 0 1 .252 .775 0 0 -0.118 1.11 0.000 -0.118 -1.0 4 0
Dave Clark LF 3 0 2 0 1 0 .304 .827 0 0 0.060 0.70 0.079 -0.018 0.5 2 0 2B
   Brian McRae CF 1 0 0 0 0 1 .228 .647 0 0 -0.025 0.96 0.000 -0.025 -0.2 0 0
Shawon Dunston SS 5 0 0 0 0 2 .285 .709 0 0 -0.146 1.11 0.000 -0.146 -1.4 1 3
Scott Servais C 5 2 3 0 0 0 .252 .691 0 0 0.009 0.50 0.044 -0.034 0.6 5 0 2·2B
Rey Sanchez 2B 5 1 3 2 0 2 .259 .628 0 0 0.023 0.70 0.077 -0.054 1.3 2 5 HR
Terry Mulholland P 1 0 0 0 0 1 .088 .176 0 0 -0.025 0.99 0.000 -0.025 -0.2 0 1
   Turk Wendell P 0 1 0 0 1 0 .000 .333 0 0 0.011 0.24 0.011 0.000 0.3 1 0
   Brant Brown PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .218 .652 0 0 -0.035 1.43 0.000 -0.035 -0.3
   Jose Hernandez 3B 2 1 2 2 0 0 .278 .764 0 0 0.064 0.91 0.064 0.000 1.8 0 1 HR
Team Totals 43 8 16 8 3 12 .372 1.018 0 0 -0.244 0.98 0.589 -0.833 3.3 27 12
2B: M Grace (13, off J Lima); S Servais 2 (9, 1 off J Lima, 1 off B Wagner); D Clark (6, off T Greene).
HR: R Sanchez (1, off T Greene; 5th inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF); J Hernandez (3, off J Lima; 8th inn, 1 on, 1 out to LF).
TB: R Sanchez 6; J Hernandez 5; S Servais 5; D Clark 3; D Glanville 3; M Grace 3; D Hansen.
RBI: M Grace 2 (34); J Hernandez 2 (10); R Sanchez 2 (11); S Sosa (55); D Hansen (9).
2-out RBI: R Sanchez; M Grace.
Team LOB: 11.
With RISP: 4 for 13.
Fielding
DP: 2. R Sanchez-S Dunston-M Grace; J Hernandez-R Sanchez-M Grace.
E: R Sanchez (6); D Clark (2).
Baserunning
CS: D Hansen (2, 2nd base by T Greene/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
Tommy Greene 4.1 6 4 4 2 7 1 8.31 20 1 4 0 6 40 0.120 0.84 -0.8
Tom Martin 0.1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.54 3 1 0 0 2 2 2 -0.057 1.26 -1.0
Blas Minor, W (1-0) 1.1 1 0 0 1 1 0 3.38 7 2 2 0 1 2 0 0.106 1.65 1.0
Jose Lima, H (2) 1.2 4 3 3 0 3 1 4.62 9 2 0 0 4 0 0 0.005 0.50 -2.3
Billy Wagner, S (14) 1.1 3 1 1 0 1 0 1.98 7 3 0 0 3 1 0 0.072 1.20 -0.1
Team Totals 9 16 8 8 3 12 2 8.00 46 9 6 0 16 40 5 2 0.246 0.98 -3.3

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
Terry Mulholland, L (5-9) 4.2 7 7 7 3 3 1 3.64 24 6 6 2 6 22 -0.253 0.90 -4.7
Turk Wendell 1.1 0 0 0 3 0 0 4.01 7 2 2 0 0 1 0 0.029 0.48 0.9
Terry Adams 1 3 3 3 2 0 0 3.29 9 3 1 0 3 0 0 -0.042 0.52 -2.8
Mel Rojas 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 4.95 3 1 0 0 0 2 1 0.002 0.04 0.9
Bob Patterson 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.02 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 0.009 0.14 0.5
Team Totals 9 11 10 10 9 4 1 10.00 46 13 10 2 10 22 3 1 -0.255 0.65 -5.3
T Adams faced 4 batters in the 8th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: T Mulholland (2; D Bell).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Sam Holbrook, 1B - Joe West, 2B - Larry Vanover, 3B - Jerry Layne.
Time of Game: 3:34.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 80° F, Wind 16mph in from Rightfield, Cloudy, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Houston Astros         Chicago Cubs
1 Craig Biggio 2B 1 Doug Glanville CF
2 James Mouton CF 2 Dave Hansen 3B
3 Jeff Bagwell 1B 3 Mark Grace 1B
4 Derek Bell RF 4 Sammy Sosa RF
5 Sean Berry 3B 5 Dave Clark LF
6 Brad Ausmus C 6 Shawon Dunston SS
7 Tim Bogar SS 7 Scott Servais C
8 Pat Listach LF 8 Rey Sanchez 2B
9 Tommy Greene P 9 Terry Mulholland P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t4 0-0 1 --- R HOU D. Bell T. Mulholland 13% 60% Home Run (Deep LF-CF)
t5 2-0 1 12- RR HOU J. Mouton T. Mulholland 12% 90% Double to LF; Greene Scores; Biggio Scores
b6 4-7 2 123 O CHC M. Grace B. Minor 10% 89% Groundout: P-3B-1B
b9 8-10 2 12- O CHC D. Glanville B. Wagner 9% 100% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
t5 1-0 1 --3 R HOU T. Greene T. Mulholland 7% 76% Double to LF; Bogar Scores

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' Terry Mulholland facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O HOU C. Biggio T. Mulholland -2% 48% Groundout: P-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O HOU J. Mouton T. Mulholland -2% 46% Groundout: 3B-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- HOU J. Bagwell T. Mulholland 2% 48% Double to LF
t1 0-0 2 -2- O HOU D. Bell T. Mulholland -3% 45% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Tommy Greene facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- CHC D. Glanville T. Greene -6% 39% Single to RF; Glanville to 2B/Adv on E9
b1 0-0 0 -2- O CHC D. Hansen T. Greene 6% 45% Fielder's Choice 1B; Glanville out at 3B/1B-3B; Hansen to 1B
b1 0-0 1 1-- OO CHC M. Grace T. Greene 5% 50% Double Play: Strikeout, Hansen Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cubs 0.
Top of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Terry Mulholland facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- O HOU S. Berry T. Mulholland -2% 48% Flyball: RF
t2 0-0 1 --- O HOU B. Ausmus T. Mulholland -2% 46% Strikeout
t2 0-0 2 --- O HOU T. Bogar T. Mulholland -1% 45% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Tommy Greene facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O CHC S. Sosa T. Greene 2% 47% Flyball: LF
b2 0-0 1 --- CHC D. Clark T. Greene -3% 45% Walk
b2 0-0 1 1-- O CHC S. Dunston T. Greene 3% 48% Strikeout
b2 0-0 2 1-- CHC S. Servais T. Greene -2% 46% Single to LF; Clark to 2B
b2 0-0 2 12- O CHC R. Sanchez T. Greene 4% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 0, Cubs 0.
Top of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Terry Mulholland facing 8-9-1
t3 0-0 0 --- HOU P. Listach T. Mulholland 4% 54% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
t3 0-0 0 1-- O HOU T. Greene T. Mulholland -4% 50% Flyball: CF
t3 0-0 1 1-- O HOU C. Biggio T. Mulholland -3% 47% Lineout: 3B
t3 0-0 2 1-- O HOU J. Mouton T. Mulholland -3% 44% Lineout: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Tommy Greene facing 9-1-2
b3 0-0 0 --- O CHC T. Mulholland T. Greene 3% 47% Strikeout
b3 0-0 1 --- O CHC D. Glanville T. Greene 2% 49% Strikeout Looking
b3 0-0 2 --- O CHC D. Hansen T. Greene 1% 50% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cubs 0.
Top of the 4th, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Terry Mulholland facing 3-4-5
t4 0-0 0 --- O HOU J. Bagwell T. Mulholland -3% 47% Flyball: RF
t4 0-0 1 --- R HOU D. Bell T. Mulholland 13% 60% Home Run (Deep LF-CF)
t4 1-0 1 --- O HOU S. Berry T. Mulholland -2% 58% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 1-0 2 --- O HOU B. Ausmus T. Mulholland -1% 57% Flyball: RF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Astros' Tommy Greene facing 3-4-5
b4 0-1 0 --- O CHC M. Grace T. Greene 3% 60% Flyball: CF
b4 0-1 1 --- O CHC S. Sosa T. Greene 2% 62% Strikeout
b4 0-1 2 --- CHC D. Clark T. Greene -3% 59% Double to RF
b4 0-1 2 -2- O CHC S. Dunston T. Greene 4% 64% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Cubs 0.
Top of the 5th, Astros Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cubs' Terry Mulholland facing 7-8-9
t5 1-0 0 --- HOU T. Bogar T. Mulholland 7% 70% Single to LF; Bogar to 2B/Adv on E7
t5 1-0 0 -2- O HOU P. Listach T. Mulholland -1% 69% Groundout: 2B-1B; Bogar to 3B
t5 1-0 1 --3 R HOU T. Greene T. Mulholland 7% 76% Double to LF; Bogar Scores
t5 2-0 1 -2- HOU C. Biggio T. Mulholland 1% 78% Walk
t5 2-0 1 12- RR HOU J. Mouton T. Mulholland 12% 90% Double to LF; Greene Scores; Biggio Scores
t5 4-0 1 -2- O HOU J. Bagwell T. Mulholland -1% 89% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 4-0 2 -2- HOU D. Bell T. Mulholland 0% 89% Intentional Walk
t5 4-0 2 12- HOU S. Berry T. Mulholland 1% 90% Walk; Mouton to 3B; Bell to 2B
t5 4-0 2 123 RRR HOU B. Ausmus T. Mulholland 7% 98% Double to LF; Mouton Scores; Bell Scores; Berry Scores
Turk Wendell replaces Terry Mulholland pitching and batting 9th
t5 7-0 2 -2- HOU T. Bogar T. Wendell 0% 98% Walk
t5 7-0 2 12- O HOU P. Listach T. Wendell -0% 97% Groundout: 1B-P
6 runs, 4 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Astros 7, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-7, Astros' Tommy Greene facing 7-8-9
b5 0-7 0 --- O CHC S. Servais T. Greene 1% 98% Flyball: CF
b5 0-7 1 --- R CHC R. Sanchez T. Greene -2% 96% Home Run
b5 1-7 1 --- CHC T. Wendell T. Greene -1% 95% Walk
b5 1-7 1 1-- CHC D. Glanville T. Greene -2% 94% Single to LF; Wendell to 2B
b5 1-7 1 12- R CHC D. Hansen T. Greene -7% 87% Single (LF-CF); Wendell Scores; Glanville to 3B; Hansen to 2B/Adv on E5
Tom Martin replaces Tommy Greene pitching and batting 9th
b5 2-7 1 -23 R CHC M. Grace T. Martin -5% 82% Single to LF; Glanville Scores; Hansen to 3B
b5 3-7 1 1-3 RO CHC S. Sosa T. Martin 2% 84% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B; Hansen Scores; Sosa to 1B
b5 4-7 2 1-- CHC D. Clark T. Martin -2% 81% Single to CF; Sosa to 2B
Blas Minor replaces Pat Listach (LF) pitching and batting 8th
Luis Gonzalez replaces Tom Martin (P) playing LF batting 9th
b5 4-7 2 12- O CHC S. Dunston B. Minor 5% 86% Flyball: RF
4 runs, 5 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Astros 7, Cubs 4.
Top of the 6th, Astros Batting, Ahead 7-4, Cubs' Turk Wendell facing 9-1-2
t6 7-4 0 --- HOU L. Gonzalez T. Wendell 2% 88% Walk
t6 7-4 0 1-- O HOU C. Biggio T. Wendell -2% 86% Flyball: CF
t6 7-4 1 1-- O HOU J. Mouton T. Wendell -1% 85% Flyball: LF
t6 7-4 2 1-- HOU J. Bagwell T. Wendell 1% 85% Gonzalez Steals 2B
t6 7-4 2 -2- HOU J. Bagwell T. Wendell 0% 86% Walk
t6 7-4 2 12- O HOU D. Bell T. Wendell -2% 83% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 7, Cubs 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Behind 4-7, Astros' Blas Minor facing 7-8-9
b6 4-7 0 --- O CHC S. Servais B. Minor 3% 86% Foul Flyball: C
b6 4-7 1 --- CHC R. Sanchez B. Minor -3% 83% Single to 2B
Brant Brown pinch hits for Turk Wendell (P) batting 9th
b6 4-7 1 1-- O CHC B. Brown B. Minor 4% 87% Strikeout
b6 4-7 2 1-- CHC D. Glanville B. Minor -3% 84% Reached on E4 (catch) (Ground Ball to SS); Sanchez to 2B; Glanville to 1B
b6 4-7 2 12- CHC D. Hansen B. Minor -4% 80% Walk; Sanchez to 3B; Glanville to 2B
b6 4-7 2 123 O CHC M. Grace B. Minor 10% 89% Groundout: P-3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 3 LOB. Astros 7, Cubs 4.
Top of the 7th, Astros Batting, Ahead 7-4, Cubs' Terry Adams facing 5-6-7
Terry Adams replaces Dave Hansen (3B) pitching and batting 2nd
Jose Hernandez replaces Brant Brown (PH) playing 3B batting 9th
t7 7-4 0 --- HOU S. Berry T. Adams 1% 91% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Berry to 1B
t7 7-4 0 1-- HOU B. Ausmus T. Adams 2% 93% Single to RF; Berry to 2B
t7 7-4 0 12- O HOU T. Bogar T. Adams -2% 91% Bunt Groundout: C unassisted; Berry stays at 2B; Ausmus stays at 1B
Thomas Howard pinch hits for Blas Minor (P) batting 8th
t7 7-4 1 12- O HOU T. Howard T. Adams -2% 89% Flyball: LF
t7 7-4 2 12- O HOU L. Gonzalez T. Adams -2% 87% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Astros 7, Cubs 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Behind 4-7, Astros' Jose Lima facing 4-5-6
Jose Lima replaces Thomas Howard (PH) pitching and batting 8th
b7 4-7 0 --- O CHC S. Sosa J. Lima 3% 90% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 4-7 1 --- O CHC D. Clark J. Lima 2% 92% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 4-7 2 --- O CHC S. Dunston J. Lima 1% 93% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 7, Cubs 4.
Top of the 8th, Astros Batting, Ahead 7-4, Cubs' Terry Adams facing 1-2-3
t8 7-4 0 --- HOU C. Biggio T. Adams 1% 94% Single to CF
t8 7-4 0 1-- HOU J. Mouton T. Adams 1% 95% Walk; Biggio to 2B
t8 7-4 0 12- HOU J. Bagwell T. Adams 2% 97% Walk; Biggio to 3B; Mouton to 2B
t8 7-4 0 123 RR HOU D. Bell T. Adams 2% 99% Single to RF; Biggio Scores; Mouton Scores; Bagwell to 3B
Mel Rojas replaces Terry Adams pitching and batting 2nd
t8 9-4 0 1-3 ROO HOU S. Berry M. Rojas -0% 99% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B; Bagwell Scores
t8 10-4 2 --- HOU B. Ausmus M. Rojas 0% 99% Walk
t8 10-4 2 1-- O HOU T. Bogar M. Rojas -0% 99% Strikeout Looking
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 10, Cubs 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Behind 4-10, Astros' Jose Lima facing 7-8-9
b8 4-10 0 --- CHC S. Servais J. Lima -1% 98% Double to LF
b8 4-10 0 -2- O CHC R. Sanchez J. Lima 1% 99% Strikeout
b8 4-10 1 -2- RR CHC J. Hernandez J. Lima -2% 97% Home Run; Servais Scores
b8 6-10 1 --- CHC D. Glanville J. Lima -2% 95% Single to 3B
Ryne Sandberg pinch hits for Mel Rojas (P) batting 2nd
b8 6-10 1 1-- O CHC R. Sandberg J. Lima 2% 97% Strikeout
b8 6-10 2 1-- R CHC M. Grace J. Lima -4% 94% Double to LF; Glanville Scores
Billy Wagner replaces Sean Berry (3B) pitching and batting 5th
Ricky Gutierrez replaces Jose Lima (P) playing 3B batting 8th
b8 7-10 2 -2- O CHC S. Sosa B. Wagner 3% 96% Groundout: 3B-1B
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 10, Cubs 7.
Top of the 9th, Astros Batting, Ahead 10-7, Cubs' Bob Patterson facing 8-9-1
Bob Patterson replaces Ryne Sandberg (PH) pitching and batting 2nd
Doug Glanville moves from CF to LF
Brian McRae replaces Dave Clark (LF) playing CF batting 5th
t9 10-7 0 --- HOU R. Gutierrez B. Patterson 1% 97% Single to LF
t9 10-7 0 1-- OO HOU L. Gonzalez B. Patterson -1% 96% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
t9 10-7 2 --- O HOU C. Biggio B. Patterson -0% 96% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 10, Cubs 7.
Bottom of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Behind 7-10, Astros' Billy Wagner facing 5-6-7
b9 7-10 0 --- O CHC B. McRae B. Wagner 3% 98% Strikeout Looking
b9 7-10 1 --- O CHC S. Dunston B. Wagner 1% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
b9 7-10 2 --- CHC S. Servais B. Wagner -1% 98% Double to RF
b9 7-10 2 -2- R CHC R. Sanchez B. Wagner -3% 95% Single to RF; Servais Scores
b9 8-10 2 1-- CHC J. Hernandez B. Wagner -5% 91% Single to CF; Sanchez to 2B
b9 8-10 2 12- O CHC D. Glanville B. Wagner 9% 100% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 10, Cubs 8.

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