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BAL
@BOS
4
6
CHW
@KCR
7
6
CLE
@MIN
2
6
TBD
@NYY
3
8
ANA
@OAK
4
2
TEX
@SEA
12
6
DET
@TOR
1
2
SDP
@ARI
3
2
NYM
@ATL
2
7
PIT
@CIN
1
4
SFG
@COL
8
9
PHI
@FLA
5
6
PHI
@FLA
7
3
CHC
@HOU
3
4
 
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MIL
@LAD
1
2
MON
@STL
3
6
Sunday, September 27, 1998, 1:38
, Astrodome
Attendance: 51,916, Time of Game: 3:30
Cubs
3
89-73
 Lost 1 
2nd, 13 GB
at Astros
4
102-60
 Won 1
1st
W: Scott Elarton (2-1)
L: Rod Beck (3-4)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9  10 11    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -    -  -  -
Cubs            1  0  0   2  0  0   0  0  0   0  0    3  7  0
Astros          0  0  1   0  0  0   0  2  0   0  1    4 12  2
Winning Run scored with 2 outs

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Lance Johnson CF 5 0 0 0 1 1 6 .280 .336 .353 .690 30 18 -0.068 1.57 0.098 -0.165 -1.0 4 0 SB
Jose Hernandez SS-LF 5 1 1 0 0 1 5 .253 .309 .471 .780 17 12 -0.080 1.11 0.033 -0.113 -0.4 0 3
   Rod Beck P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Mark Grace 1B 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .307 .399 .468 .867 15 9 -0.065 1.30 0.083 -0.148 0.0 9 1 2B
Sammy Sosa RF 5 0 2 1 0 1 5 .307 .376 .648 1.024 12 7 0.019 0.92 0.097 -0.078 0.8 2 0 SB
Glenallen Hill LF 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .310 .360 .538 .899 15 11 -0.122 1.03 0.025 -0.148 -1.4 2 0 GDP
   Jeff Blauser SS 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .219 .340 .299 .639 6 4 -0.045 1.80 0.000 -0.045 -0.2 0 0
Gary Gaetti 3B 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .281 .357 .491 .848 10 7 -0.060 0.92 0.033 -0.093 -0.5 1 2
Mickey Morandini 2B 3 1 0 0 2 1 5 .296 .381 .386 .767 20 9 -0.092 1.15 0.019 -0.111 -0.7 3 5 IW
Scott Servais C 4 1 0 0 0 0 4 .222 .289 .338 .627 15 11 -0.044 0.92 0.024 -0.068 -0.8 10 0
   Tyler Houston PH-C 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .258 .293 .401 .694 5 3 -0.045 1.80 0.000 -0.045 -0.2 0 0
Terry Mulholland P 2 0 1 2 1 0 3 .294 .368 .412 .780 18 9 0.231 1.13 0.247 -0.015 1.9 0 0 2B
   Brant Brown PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .291 .348 .501 .850 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Matt Mieske PH-LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .292 .367 .396 .763 4 3 -0.059 2.32 0.000 -0.059 -0.2 0 0
   Orlando Merced PH-LF 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .279 .337 .414 .752 7 3 0.031 1.32 0.031 0.000 0.1 1 0
Team Totals 41 3 7 3 5 9 46 .171 .261 .220 .480 174 106 -0.399 1.16 0.690 -1.088 -2.5 32 11
2B: M Grace (38, off M Hampton); T Mulholland (2, off M Hampton).
IBB: M Morandini (4, by S Bergman).
TB: M Grace 2; T Mulholland 2; S Sosa 2; G Gaetti; G Hill; J Hernandez.
GIDP: G Hill (16).
RBI: T Mulholland 2 (3); S Sosa (158).
2-out RBI: T Mulholland 2.
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 2 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 2. J Hernandez-M Morandini-M Grace 2.
Baserunning
SB: S Sosa (18, 2nd base off S Bergman/B Ausmus); L Johnson (10, 2nd base off B Wagner/B Ausmus).

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 5 0 0 0 1 3 6 .325 .403 .503 .906 22 12 -0.246 2.16 0.000 -0.246 -1.5 2 1 IW
Richard Hidalgo CF 4 1 2 2 1 1 6 .303 .355 .474 .829 21 13 0.347 2.25 0.421 -0.074 1.4 6 0 2B,SF
Derek Bell RF 5 0 1 0 0 2 5 .314 .364 .490 .855 17 13 -0.124 1.85 0.055 -0.179 -1.0 2 0
Jeff Bagwell 1B 3 1 2 1 2 0 5 .304 .424 .557 .981 24 12 0.365 1.76 0.390 -0.025 1.8 9 0
Moises Alou LF 4 0 1 0 1 1 5 .312 .399 .582 .981 18 10 -0.131 2.71 0.085 -0.215 -0.2 1 0 GDP,IW
Sean Berry 3B 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .314 .387 .508 .895 12 9 0.252 1.52 0.349 -0.097 0.3 1 1
   Tim Bogar 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .154 .208 .212 .420 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Bill Spiers PH-3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .273 .356 .396 .751 3 2 -0.175 5.64 0.000 -0.175 -0.8 0 0
Ricky Gutierrez SS 5 1 1 0 0 1 5 .261 .337 .334 .671 18 13 -0.346 2.89 0.044 -0.391 -1.9 2 7 GDP
Brad Ausmus C 5 0 3 0 0 0 5 .269 .356 .357 .713 13 9 0.114 1.72 0.229 -0.115 1.3 9 0 2B
Mike Hampton P 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .262 .348 .328 .676 5 4 -0.102 2.06 0.000 -0.102 -0.9 1 1 SH
   Doug Henry P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Pete Incaviglia PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .100 .156 .133 .290 3 1 -0.055 2.13 0.000 -0.055 -0.3
   Sean Bergman P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .083 .083 .117 .200 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Billy Wagner P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Dave Clark PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .206 .288 .260 .547 5 2 -0.045 1.80 0.000 -0.045 -0.2
   Scott Elarton P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Carl Everett PH 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 .296 .359 .482 .840 4 3 0.248 1.80 0.248 0.000 0.7 3B
Team Totals 40 4 12 4 5 10 47 .300 .370 .400 .770 165 103 0.102 2.19 1.821 -1.719 -1.3 33 10
2B: B Ausmus (10, off T Mulholland); R Hidalgo (15, off T Mulholland).
3B: C Everett (4, off R Beck).
SF: R Hidalgo (4, off R Beck).
SH: M Hampton (7, off T Mulholland).
IBB: M Alou (11, by R Beck); C Biggio (6, by R Beck).
TB: B Ausmus 4; R Hidalgo 3; C Everett 3; J Bagwell 2; R Gutierrez; S Berry; D Bell; M Alou.
GIDP: M Alou (14); R Gutierrez (20).
RBI: R Hidalgo 2 (35); S Berry (52); J Bagwell (111).
2-out RBI: S Berry; R Hidalgo.
Team LOB: 11.
With RISP: 2 for 15.
Fielding
DP: 1. M Hampton-R Gutierrez-J Bagwell.
E: C Biggio (15); R Gutierrez (15).

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 8 9 3 3 3 9 0 2.82 34 121 77 43 20 14 10 12 6 0 58 -0.015 1.74 1.0
Rod Beck, L (3-4) 2.2 3 1 1 2 1 0 3.05 13 44 26 16 3 7 3 7 4 0 0 0 -0.087 3.36 0.3
Team Totals 10.2 12 4 4 5 10 0 3.38 47 165 103 59 23 21 13 19 10 0 58 0 0 -0.102 2.19 1.3

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
Mike Hampton 6 5 3 0 2 4 0 3.36 26 89 54 32 8 14 10 10 4 0 58 -0.078 0.94 0.0
Doug Henry 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.04 4 17 10 9 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0.035 0.48 0.5
Sean Bergman 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 3.72 5 20 11 6 2 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0.028 0.67 0.5
Billy Wagner 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 2.70 4 19 12 7 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.137 2.71 0.5
Scott Elarton, W (2-1) 2 0 0 0 1 3 0 3.32 7 29 19 11 2 6 0 3 0 0 0 0 0.275 1.89 1.0
Team Totals 11 7 3 0 5 9 0 0.00 46 174 106 65 15 26 18 14 4 0 58 0 0 0.397 1.16 2.5
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: R Beck 2 (4; M Alou, C Biggio); S Bergman (3; M Morandini).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Mark Hirschbeck, 1B - Jeff Kellogg, 2B - Bruce Froemming, 3B - Eric Gregg.
Time of Game: 3:30.
Attendance: 51,916.
Start Time Weather: 72° F, Wind 0mph, In Dome.

Starting Lineups

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Top 5 Plays

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b8 2-3 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  R HOU S. Berry T. Mulholland 35% 58% Single to CF (Pop Fly); Bagwell Scores; Berry to 2B/Adv on throw
b11 3-3 1 --- 4,(1-2)  HOU C. Everett R. Beck 25% 83% Triple to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF)
t4 1-1 2 12- 6,(2-2)  RR CHC T. Mulholland M. Hampton -23% 28% Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF); Morandini Scores/unER; Servais Scores/unER
b10 3-3 1 1-- 5,(1-2)  HOU J. Bagwell R. Beck 19% 82% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole); Bell to 3B
b11 3-3 1 1-3 2,(0-1)  RO HOU R. Hidalgo R. Beck 18% 100% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Everett Scores

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Mike Hampton facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O CHC L. Johnson M. Hampton 2% 52% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
t1 0-0 1 --- 6,(2-2)  CHC J. Hernandez M. Hampton -2% 50% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball to Weak SS-2B)
t1 0-0 1 1-- 5,(3-1)  CHC M. Grace M. Hampton -8% 41% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep 1B); Hernandez to 3B
t1 0-0 1 -23 2,(1-0)  R CHC S. Sosa M. Hampton -7% 34% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep SS-2B); Hernandez Scores/unER; Grace to 3B
t1 1-0 1 1-3 2,(1-0)  OO CHC G. Hill M. Hampton 10% 45% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B (P's Right)
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cubs 1, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Astros Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Terry Mulholland facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O HOU C. Biggio T. Mulholland -2% 42% Strikeout Swinging
b1 0-1 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O HOU R. Hidalgo T. Mulholland -2% 41% Strikeout Swinging
b1 0-1 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU D. Bell T. Mulholland -1% 39% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Astros 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Ahead 1-0, Astros' Mike Hampton facing 6-7-8
t2 1-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  CHC G. Gaetti M. Hampton -3% 36% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole)
t2 1-0 0 1-- 3,(2-0)  O CHC M. Morandini M. Hampton 3% 39% Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
t2 1-0 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  O CHC S. Servais M. Hampton 3% 42% Lineout: RF (Short RF Line)
t2 1-0 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  CHC T. Mulholland M. Hampton -2% 40% Walk; Gaetti to 2B
t2 1-0 2 12- 3,(0-2)  O CHC L. Johnson M. Hampton 4% 44% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 1, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Terry Mulholland facing 4-5-6
b2 0-1 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O HOU J. Bagwell T. Mulholland -3% 42% Flyball: LF
b2 0-1 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O HOU M. Alou T. Mulholland -2% 40% Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 0-1 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU S. Berry T. Mulholland -1% 39% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Astros 0.
Top of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Ahead 1-0, Astros' Mike Hampton facing 2-3-4
t3 1-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHC J. Hernandez M. Hampton 2% 41% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 1-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O CHC M. Grace M. Hampton 2% 42% Strikeout Looking
t3 1-0 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O CHC S. Sosa M. Hampton 1% 43% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Terry Mulholland facing 7-8-9
b3 0-1 0 --- 2,(0-1)  HOU R. Gutierrez T. Mulholland 4% 48% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole)
b3 0-1 0 1-- 6,(2-2)  HOU B. Ausmus T. Mulholland 11% 59% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF Line); Gutierrez to 3B
b3 0-1 0 1-3 3,(0-2)  O HOU M. Hampton T. Mulholland -7% 51% Strikeout Swinging
b3 0-1 1 1-3 6,(3-2)  O HOU C. Biggio T. Mulholland -8% 43% Strikeout Swinging
b3 0-1 2 1-3 1,(0-0)  R HOU R. Hidalgo T. Mulholland 12% 56% Single to 1B (Pop Fly to Deep 1B); Gutierrez Scores; Ausmus to 3B
b3 1-1 2 1-3 3,(0-2)  O HOU D. Bell T. Mulholland -6% 50% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 1, Astros 1.
Top of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Tied 1-1, Astros' Mike Hampton facing 5-6-7
t4 1-1 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O CHC G. Hill M. Hampton 3% 53% Strikeout Swinging
t4 1-1 1 --- 3,(2-0)  O CHC G. Gaetti M. Hampton 2% 55% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t4 1-1 2 --- 5,(3-1)  CHC M. Morandini M. Hampton -2% 53% Walk
t4 1-1 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  CHC S. Servais M. Hampton -2% 51% Reached on E4 (catch) (Ground Ball to SS); Morandini to 2B
t4 1-1 2 12- 6,(2-2)  RR CHC T. Mulholland M. Hampton -23% 28% Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF); Morandini Scores/unER; Servais Scores/unER
t4 3-1 2 -2- 5,(3-1)  O CHC L. Johnson M. Hampton 3% 31% Groundout: 1B unassisted
2 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cubs 3, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-3, Cubs' Terry Mulholland facing 4-5-6
b4 1-3 0 --- 5,(3-1)  HOU J. Bagwell T. Mulholland 5% 35% Walk
b4 1-3 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  HOU M. Alou T. Mulholland 7% 43% Single to RF (Line Drive to Deep 2B); Bagwell to 2B
b4 1-3 0 12- 3,(0-2)  O HOU S. Berry T. Mulholland -7% 36% Flyball: CF
b4 1-3 1 12- 5,(1-2)  OO HOU R. Gutierrez T. Mulholland -11% 25% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 3, Astros 1.
Top of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 3-1, Astros' Mike Hampton facing 2-3-4
t5 3-1 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O CHC J. Hernandez M. Hampton 2% 26% Groundout: P unassisted (P's Right)
t5 3-1 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHC M. Grace M. Hampton 1% 28% Popfly: LF (Deep SS-3B Hole)
t5 3-1 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHC S. Sosa M. Hampton 1% 28% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 3, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-3, Cubs' Terry Mulholland facing 8-9-1
b5 1-3 0 --- 3,(2-0)  HOU B. Ausmus T. Mulholland 5% 34% Single to 1B (Line Drive to Short RF)
b5 1-3 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O HOU M. Hampton T. Mulholland -3% 31% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice (Short 1B Line); Ausmus to 2B
b5 1-3 1 -2- 3,(1-1)  O HOU C. Biggio T. Mulholland -5% 26% Lineout: LF
b5 1-3 2 -2- 7,(3-2)  HOU R. Hidalgo T. Mulholland 2% 28% Walk
b5 1-3 2 12- 3,(1-1)  O HOU D. Bell T. Mulholland -6% 22% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 3, Astros 1.
Top of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 3-1, Astros' Mike Hampton facing 5-6-7
t6 3-1 0 --- 2,(0-1)  CHC G. Hill M. Hampton -3% 19% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t6 3-1 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O CHC G. Gaetti M. Hampton 2% 22% Flyball: CF
t6 3-1 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  O CHC M. Morandini M. Hampton 2% 24% Popfly: RF (Deep 2B-1B)
t6 3-1 2 1-- 6,(1-2)  O CHC S. Servais M. Hampton 2% 25% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B (SS-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 3, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-3, Cubs' Terry Mulholland facing 4-5-6
b6 1-3 0 --- 7,(3-2)  HOU J. Bagwell T. Mulholland 6% 31% Walk
b6 1-3 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  OO HOU M. Alou T. Mulholland -12% 20% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
b6 1-3 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU S. Berry T. Mulholland -1% 18% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 3, Astros 1.
Top of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 3-1, Astros' Doug Henry facing 9-1-2
Doug Henry replaces Mike Hampton pitching and batting 9th
t7 3-1 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O CHC T. Mulholland D. Henry 2% 20% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 3-1 1 --- 7,(3-2)  O CHC L. Johnson D. Henry 1% 21% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 3-1 2 --- 3,(1-1)  CHC J. Hernandez D. Henry -1% 20% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t7 3-1 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O CHC M. Grace D. Henry 2% 22% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 3, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-3, Cubs' Terry Mulholland facing 7-8-9
b7 1-3 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O HOU R. Gutierrez T. Mulholland -4% 18% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 1-3 1 --- 1,(0-0)  HOU B. Ausmus T. Mulholland 7% 24% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF)
Pete Incaviglia pinch hits for Doug Henry (P) batting 9th
b7 1-3 1 -2- 3,(2-0)  O HOU P. Incaviglia T. Mulholland -5% 19% Flyball: CF (Deep CF-RF); Ausmus to 3B
b7 1-3 2 --3 1,(0-0)  O HOU C. Biggio T. Mulholland -5% 13% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 3, Astros 1.
Top of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 3-1, Astros' Sean Bergman facing 4-5-6
Sean Bergman replaces Pete Incaviglia (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t8 3-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  CHC S. Sosa S. Bergman -2% 12% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t8 3-1 0 1-- 6,(2-2)  O CHC G. Hill S. Bergman 2% 13% Strikeout Looking
t8 3-1 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O CHC G. Gaetti S. Bergman 2% 15% Popfly: 2B
t8 3-1 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  CHC M. Morandini S. Bergman -1% 14% Sosa Steals 2B
t8 3-1 2 -2- 4,(3-0)  CHC M. Morandini S. Bergman -0% 14% Intentional Walk
t8 3-1 2 12- 5,(2-2)  O CHC S. Servais S. Bergman 2% 16% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 3, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-3, Cubs' Terry Mulholland facing 2-3-4
Jeff Blauser replaces Glenallen Hill (LF) playing SS batting 5th
Jose Hernandez moves from SS to LF
b8 1-3 0 --- 4,(1-2)  HOU R. Hidalgo T. Mulholland 11% 27% Double to LF (Line Drive)
b8 1-3 0 -2- 3,(1-1)  O HOU D. Bell T. Mulholland -5% 22% Groundout: 2B-1B (Weak 2B); Hidalgo to 3B
b8 1-3 1 --3 5,(2-2)  R HOU J. Bagwell T. Mulholland 9% 31% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole); Hidalgo Scores
b8 2-3 1 1-- 4,(0-2)  O HOU M. Alou T. Mulholland -8% 23% Strikeout Swinging
b8 2-3 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  R HOU S. Berry T. Mulholland 35% 58% Single to CF (Pop Fly); Bagwell Scores; Berry to 2B/Adv on throw
b8 3-3 2 -2- 5,(2-2)  O HOU R. Gutierrez T. Mulholland -8% 50% Strikeout Swinging
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 3, Astros 3.
Top of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Tied 3-3, Astros' Billy Wagner facing 9-1-2
Billy Wagner replaces Sean Bergman pitching and batting 9th
Tim Bogar replaces Sean Berry playing 3B batting 6th
Brant Brown pinch hits for Terry Mulholland (P) batting 9th
Matt Mieske pinch hits for Brant Brown batting 9th
t9 3-3 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHC M. Mieske B. Wagner 6% 56% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 3-3 1 --- 8,(3-2)  CHC L. Johnson B. Wagner -6% 50% Walk
t9 3-3 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O CHC J. Hernandez B. Wagner 3% 53% Strikeout Swinging, Johnson Steals 2B
t9 3-3 2 -2- 3,(1-1)  O CHC M. Grace B. Wagner 10% 64% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 3, Astros 3.
Bottom of the 9th, Astros Batting, Tied 3-3, Cubs' Rod Beck facing 8-9-1
Rod Beck replaces Jose Hernandez (LF) pitching and batting 2nd
Matt Mieske moves from PH to LF
b9 3-3 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU B. Ausmus R. Beck -6% 58% Lineout: RF (Short RF)
Dave Clark pinch hits for Billy Wagner (P) batting 9th
b9 3-3 1 --- 5,(3-1)  O HOU D. Clark R. Beck -4% 54% Groundout: 2B-1B
b9 3-3 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU C. Biggio R. Beck -4% 50% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 3, Astros 3.
Top of the 10th, Cubs Batting, Tied 3-3, Astros' Scott Elarton facing 4-5-6
Scott Elarton replaces Dave Clark (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t10 3-3 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O CHC S. Sosa S. Elarton 6% 56% Flyball: CF
t10 3-3 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O CHC J. Blauser S. Elarton 4% 60% Strikeout Looking
t10 3-3 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHC G. Gaetti S. Elarton 3% 64% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 3, Astros 3.
Bottom of the 10th, Astros Batting, Tied 3-3, Cubs' Rod Beck facing 2-3-4
b10 3-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU R. Hidalgo R. Beck -6% 58% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b10 3-3 1 --- 4,(1-2)  HOU D. Bell R. Beck 5% 63% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b10 3-3 1 1-- 5,(1-2)  HOU J. Bagwell R. Beck 19% 82% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole); Bell to 3B
b10 3-3 1 1-3 4,(3-0)  HOU M. Alou R. Beck 1% 83% Intentional Walk; Bagwell to 2B
Bill Spiers pinch hits for Tim Bogar (3B) batting 6th
b10 3-3 1 123 3,(1-1)  O HOU B. Spiers R. Beck -17% 66% Popfly: 3B (Weak SS)
b10 3-3 2 123 4,(1-2)  O HOU R. Gutierrez R. Beck -16% 50% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Cubs 3, Astros 3.
Top of the 11th, Cubs Batting, Tied 3-3, Astros' Scott Elarton facing 7-8-9
Bill Spiers moves from PH to 3B
t11 3-3 0 --- 6,(1-2)  O CHC M. Morandini S. Elarton 6% 56% Strikeout Looking
Tyler Houston pinch hits for Scott Servais (C) batting 8th
t11 3-3 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O CHC T. Houston S. Elarton 4% 60% Strikeout Swinging
Orlando Merced pinch hits for Matt Mieske (LF) batting 9th
t11 3-3 2 --- 7,(3-2)  CHC O. Merced S. Elarton -3% 57% Walk
t11 3-3 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  O CHC L. Johnson S. Elarton 6% 64% Flyball: CF (Deep CF-RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 3, Astros 3.
Bottom of the 11th, Astros Batting, Tied 3-3, Cubs' Rod Beck facing 8-9-1
Tyler Houston moves from PH to C
Orlando Merced moves from PH to LF
b11 3-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU B. Ausmus R. Beck -6% 58% Flyball: LF
Carl Everett pinch hits for Scott Elarton (P) batting 9th
b11 3-3 1 --- 4,(1-2)  HOU C. Everett R. Beck 25% 83% Triple to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF)
b11 3-3 1 --3 4,(3-0)  HOU C. Biggio R. Beck -0% 82% Intentional Walk
b11 3-3 1 1-3 2,(0-1)  RO HOU R. Hidalgo R. Beck 18% 100% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Everett Scores
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 3, Astros 4.

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