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@LAA
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6
BOS
@KCR
3
4
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@SEA
6
11
CLE
@TBR
5
2
NYY
@TEX
5
9
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@TOR
1
6
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@ARI
7
13
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@CHC
2
0
 
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@CIN
3
6
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@COL
9
4
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@SFG
2
4
Monday, August 4, 2008, 6:09PM
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: 40,867, Time of Game: 2:19
Astros
2
54-57
 Won 4 
4th, 12 GB
at Cubs
0
67-46
 Lost 1 
1st
W: Brian Moehler (7-4)
L: Ryan Dempster (12-5)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -    -  -  -
Astros          1  0  0   1  0  0   0  0    2  5  0
Cubs            0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0    0  5  1

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Kazuo Matsui 2B 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .280 .343 .397 .741 17 14 -0.067 0.64 0.000 -0.067 -0.8 3 1
Miguel Tejada SS 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .281 .317 .417 .734 10 8 -0.015 0.54 0.024 -0.039 -0.3 0 1
Lance Berkman 1B 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .333 .434 .603 1.037 15 11 -0.064 0.71 0.000 -0.064 -0.8 3 3
Carlos Lee LF 4 1 2 1 0 2 4 .305 .354 .543 .897 21 14 0.098 0.69 0.124 -0.026 0.9 1 0
Hunter Pence RF 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .277 .315 .449 .764 4 4 -0.012 0.98 0.035 -0.047 -0.2 2 0
Ty Wigginton 3B 2 0 1 0 1 1 3 .269 .358 .466 .824 11 6 0.046 1.04 0.067 -0.022 0.5 0 2
Darin Erstad CF 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .269 .308 .366 .674 10 8 -0.109 1.23 0.000 -0.109 -1.2 3 0
Humberto Quintero C 2 0 0 1 1 1 3 .203 .215 .250 .465 20 12 0.071 1.30 0.099 -0.028 0.6 7 0
Brian Moehler P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .129 .000 .129 6 5 -0.081 1.56 0.000 -0.081 -1.1 3 0
   Tim Byrdak P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .400 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   David Newhan PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .212 .257 .333 .590 2 1 -0.013 0.50 0.000 -0.013 -0.2
   Geoff Geary P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   LaTroy Hawkins P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 29 2 5 2 2 11 31 .172 .226 .172 .398 116 83 -0.146 0.89 0.349 -0.496 -2.4 22 7
TB: C Lee 2; M Tejada; T Wigginton; H Pence.
RBI: C Lee (90); H Quintero (4).
2-out RBI: C Lee; H Quintero.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 2 for 5.

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Alfonso Soriano LF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .291 .340 .560 .900 15 11 -0.145 1.31 0.000 -0.145 -1.1 0 0
Mike Fontenot 2B-SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .289 .382 .532 .914 11 7 -0.050 1.14 0.026 -0.076 -0.3 1 1
Daryle Ward 1B 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .231 .342 .400 .742 14 13 -0.085 1.11 0.000 -0.085 -0.7 8 1
Aramis Ramirez 3B 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 .275 .376 .497 .873 12 8 -0.025 0.75 0.020 -0.045 -0.3 0 1
Jim Edmonds CF 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .242 .339 .460 .799 9 5 -0.036 0.91 0.026 -0.062 -0.3 2 0 2B
Geovany Soto C 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .279 .355 .493 .848 9 5 0.010 1.22 0.068 -0.058 -0.1 10 1
Kosuke Fukudome RF 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .277 .379 .410 .789 11 8 -0.107 1.45 0.000 -0.107 -0.7 1 0
Ronny Cedeno SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .281 .341 .373 .714 15 12 -0.032 1.36 0.043 -0.075 -0.1 1 2
   Neal Cotts P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Ryan Dempster P 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 .174 .208 .217 .426 2 2 -0.005 1.14 0.018 -0.023 -0.1 1 2 SH
   Chad Gaudin P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Mark DeRosa PH-2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .270 .368 .421 .789 4 2 -0.041 1.39 0.000 -0.041 -0.2 0 0
Team Totals 26 0 5 0 1 7 28 .192 .222 .231 .453 102 73 -0.516 1.17 0.201 -0.717 -4.1 24 8
2B: J Edmonds (14, off B Moehler).
SH: R Dempster (13, off B Moehler).
TB: J Edmonds 2; G Soto; M Fontenot; R Cedeno; R Dempster.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 0 for 3.
Fielding
E: K Fukudome (2).

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
Brian Moehler, W (7-4) 5 4 0 0 0 4 0 4.01 19 63 48 34 5 9 10 5 0 0 63 0.303 1.00 2.7
Tim Byrdak, H (6) 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 2.65 4 20 12 9 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.078 1.06 0.5
Geoff Geary, H (8) 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.50 4 13 9 5 1 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 0.087 1.93 0.5
LaTroy Hawkins, S (1) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.57 1 6 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.047 1.78 0.3
Team Totals 7.1 5 0 0 1 7 0 0.00 28 102 73 50 10 13 12 8 0 0 63 0 0 0.515 1.17 4.1

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
Ryan Dempster, L (12-5) 5 5 2 2 1 7 0 2.93 21 75 52 25 14 13 8 5 2 0 55 0.032 1.07 0.7
Chad Gaudin 2 0 0 0 1 3 0 3.26 7 33 24 13 7 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 0.081 0.54 1.1
Neal Cotts 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.32 3 8 7 2 2 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0.033 0.42 0.5
Team Totals 8 5 2 2 2 11 0 2.25 31 116 83 40 23 20 11 7 3 0 55 0 0 0.146 0.89 2.4
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Laz Diaz, 1B - Adrian Johnson, 2B - Marty Foster, 3B - Wally Bell.
Time of Game: 2:19.
Attendance: 40,867.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 78° F, Wind 8mph from Right to Left, Sunny.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t4 1-0 2 123 4,(3-0)  R HOU H. Quintero R. Dempster 10% 74% Walk; Lee Scores; Pence to 3B; Wigginton to 2B
t1 0-0 2 -2- 3,(1-1)  R HOU C. Lee R. Dempster 10% 58% Single to RF (Line Drive); Tejada Scores; Lee to 3B/Adv on E9
t4 1-0 1 123 3,(0-2)  O HOU D. Erstad R. Dempster -7% 64% Strikeout Swinging
b7 0-2 0 --- 1,(0-0)  CHC G. Soto G. Geary -7% 70% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B)
b7 0-2 0 1-- 6,(2-2)  O CHC K. Fukudome G. Geary 6% 76% Strikeout Swinging

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' Ryan Dempster facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU K. Matsui R. Dempster -2% 48% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
t1 0-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  HOU M. Tejada R. Dempster 2% 50% Single to CF (Fly Ball)
t1 0-0 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  O HOU L. Berkman R. Dempster -2% 48% Flyball: CF (Deep CF); Tejada to 2B
t1 0-0 2 -2- 3,(1-1)  R HOU C. Lee R. Dempster 10% 58% Single to RF (Line Drive); Tejada Scores; Lee to 3B/Adv on E9
t1 1-0 2 --3 1,(0-0)  O HOU H. Pence R. Dempster -3% 55% Lineout: CF
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Astros' Brian Moehler facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHC A. Soriano B. Moehler 2% 57% Flyball: CF
b1 0-1 1 --- 3,(1-1)  CHC M. Fontenot B. Moehler -3% 55% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
b1 0-1 1 1-- 6,(0-2)  O CHC D. Ward B. Moehler 3% 58% Strikeout Swinging
b1 0-1 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O CHC A. Ramirez B. Moehler 2% 60% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Cubs 0.
Top of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cubs' Ryan Dempster facing 6-7-8
t2 1-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU T. Wigginton R. Dempster -2% 58% Strikeout Swinging (C-1B)
t2 1-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU D. Erstad R. Dempster -2% 56% Strikeout Swinging
t2 1-0 2 --- 6,(2-2)  O HOU H. Quintero R. Dempster -1% 55% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Astros' Brian Moehler facing 5-6-7
b2 0-1 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O CHC J. Edmonds B. Moehler 3% 58% Flyball: RF
b2 0-1 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O CHC G. Soto B. Moehler 2% 60% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b2 0-1 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHC K. Fukudome B. Moehler 1% 61% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Cubs 0.
Top of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cubs' Ryan Dempster facing 9-1-2
t3 1-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU B. Moehler R. Dempster -2% 58% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t3 1-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU K. Matsui R. Dempster -2% 57% Strikeout Looking
t3 1-0 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU M. Tejada R. Dempster -1% 56% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Astros' Brian Moehler facing 8-9-1
b3 0-1 0 --- 8,(2-2)  CHC R. Cedeno B. Moehler -4% 51% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
b3 0-1 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O CHC R. Dempster B. Moehler 2% 54% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice (Short 1B Line); Cedeno to 2B
b3 0-1 1 -2- 4,(1-2)  O CHC A. Soriano B. Moehler 4% 58% Strikeout Swinging
b3 0-1 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  O CHC M. Fontenot B. Moehler 4% 62% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Cubs 0.
Top of the 4th, Astros Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cubs' Ryan Dempster facing 3-4-5
t4 1-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU L. Berkman R. Dempster -2% 59% Strikeout Looking
t4 1-0 1 --- 5,(3-1)  HOU C. Lee R. Dempster 3% 62% Single to CF (Ground Ball)
t4 1-0 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  HOU H. Pence R. Dempster 4% 66% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Lee to 2B
t4 1-0 1 12- 1,(0-0)  HOU T. Wigginton R. Dempster 6% 71% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B); Lee to 3B; Pence to 2B
t4 1-0 1 123 3,(0-2)  O HOU D. Erstad R. Dempster -7% 64% Strikeout Swinging
t4 1-0 2 123 4,(3-0)  R HOU H. Quintero R. Dempster 10% 74% Walk; Lee Scores; Pence to 3B; Wigginton to 2B
t4 2-0 2 123 4,(1-2)  O HOU B. Moehler R. Dempster -6% 68% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Astros 2, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-2, Astros' Brian Moehler facing 3-4-5
b4 0-2 0 --- 4,(0-2)  O CHC D. Ward B. Moehler 3% 71% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak SS)
b4 0-2 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O CHC A. Ramirez B. Moehler 2% 73% Strikeout Looking
b4 0-2 2 --- 6,(3-2)  CHC J. Edmonds B. Moehler -3% 70% Double to RF (Fly Ball)
b4 0-2 2 -2- 6,(3-2)  O CHC G. Soto B. Moehler 4% 74% Groundout: P unassisted (P's Left)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 2, Cubs 0.
Top of the 5th, Astros Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cubs' Ryan Dempster facing 1-2-3
t5 2-0 0 --- 8,(1-2)  O HOU K. Matsui R. Dempster -2% 72% Groundout: P-1B
t5 2-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU M. Tejada R. Dempster -1% 71% Bunt Groundout: P-1B (Weak 3B)
t5 2-0 2 --- 6,(2-2)  O HOU L. Berkman R. Dempster -1% 70% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-2, Astros' Brian Moehler facing 7-8-9
b5 0-2 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHC K. Fukudome B. Moehler 3% 73% Strikeout Looking
b5 0-2 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O CHC R. Cedeno B. Moehler 2% 76% Flyball: RF
b5 0-2 2 --- 1,(0-0)  CHC R. Dempster B. Moehler -2% 74% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B)
b5 0-2 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O CHC A. Soriano B. Moehler 3% 77% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 2, Cubs 0.
Top of the 6th, Astros Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cubs' Chad Gaudin facing 4-5-6
Chad Gaudin replaces Ryan Dempster pitching and batting 9th
t6 2-0 0 --- 9,(2-2)  O HOU C. Lee C. Gaudin -2% 75% Strikeout Swinging
t6 2-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU H. Pence C. Gaudin -1% 74% Popfly: 2B
t6 2-0 2 --- 6,(3-2)  HOU T. Wigginton C. Gaudin 1% 75% Walk
t6 2-0 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  O HOU D. Erstad C. Gaudin -2% 73% Groundout: SS unassisted/Forceout at 2B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 2, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-2, Astros' Tim Byrdak facing 2-3-4
Tim Byrdak replaces Brian Moehler pitching and batting 9th
b6 0-2 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O CHC M. Fontenot T. Byrdak 4% 77% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b6 0-2 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHC D. Ward T. Byrdak 3% 79% Strikeout Swinging
b6 0-2 2 --- 8,(3-2)  CHC A. Ramirez T. Byrdak -2% 77% Walk
b6 0-2 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O CHC J. Edmonds T. Byrdak 4% 81% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 2, Cubs 0.
Top of the 7th, Astros Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cubs' Chad Gaudin facing 8-9-1
t7 2-0 0 --- 10,(2-2)  O HOU H. Quintero C. Gaudin -2% 79% Strikeout Swinging
David Newhan pinch hits for Tim Byrdak (P) batting 9th
t7 2-0 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O HOU D. Newhan C. Gaudin -1% 78% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
t7 2-0 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O HOU K. Matsui C. Gaudin -1% 77% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-2, Astros' Geoff Geary facing 6-7-8
Geoff Geary replaces David Newhan (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b7 0-2 0 --- 1,(0-0)  CHC G. Soto G. Geary -7% 70% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B)
b7 0-2 0 1-- 6,(2-2)  O CHC K. Fukudome G. Geary 6% 76% Strikeout Swinging
b7 0-2 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  O CHC R. Cedeno G. Geary 5% 81% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
Mark DeRosa pinch hits for Chad Gaudin (P) batting 9th
b7 0-2 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  O CHC M. DeRosa G. Geary 4% 86% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 2, Cubs 0.
Top of the 8th, Astros Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cubs' Neal Cotts facing 2-3-4
Neal Cotts replaces Ronny Cedeno (SS) pitching and batting 8th
Mark DeRosa moves from PH to 2B
Mike Fontenot moves from 2B to SS
t8 2-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU M. Tejada N. Cotts -1% 84% Lineout: 1B (2B-1B)
t8 2-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU L. Berkman N. Cotts -1% 83% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t8 2-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU C. Lee N. Cotts -1% 82% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-2, Astros' LaTroy Hawkins facing 1-2-3
LaTroy Hawkins replaces Geoff Geary pitching and batting 9th
b8 0-2 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O CHC A. Soriano L. Hawkins 5% 87% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Cubs 0.

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