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Wednesday, August 23, 2000, 7:05PM
, Enron Field
Attendance: 34,344, Time of Game: 2:46
Cubs
15
55-70
 Won 1 
3rd, 14½ GB
at Astros
5
52-75
 Lost 1 
6th, 18½ GB
W: Ruben Quevedo (2-5)
L: Wade Miller (2-5)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cubs            1  0  5   0  6  0   0  1  2   15 19  1
Astros          0  0  0   0  0  3   0  2  0    5  4  4

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Eric Young 2B 3 2 1 0 1 0 4 .287 .363 .395 .759 16 9 0.027 0.48 0.055 -0.028 0.4 0 1 2B
   Chad Meyers 2B 2 1 1 0 0 0 2 .200 .237 .257 .494 2 2 0.000 0.01 0.000 0.000 0.1 1 2
Mark Grace 1B 5 2 2 3 1 1 6 .286 .387 .448 .835 22 13 0.011 0.33 0.031 -0.020 3.5 8 0 2·2B
Sammy Sosa RF 5 1 2 1 0 2 5 .312 .400 .641 1.041 19 12 0.105 0.51 0.110 -0.005 0.3 3 0
   Brant Brown RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .176 .233 .314 .547 4 3 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.4 0 0
Rondell White LF 5 2 2 1 0 0 5 .311 .372 .499 .871 17 12 0.051 0.56 0.069 -0.019 0.5 4 0 2B
   Damon Buford CF 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 .263 .332 .418 .750 5 3 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.9 1 0
Willie Greene 3B 5 2 1 1 1 2 6 .207 .307 .372 .679 21 12 0.094 0.49 0.130 -0.036 1.0 1 0 2B
Gary Matthews CF-LF 4 2 3 2 1 0 5 .214 .283 .298 .580 16 7 0.102 0.47 0.102 0.000 2.6 2 0 SB
Joe Girardi C 5 1 4 2 0 0 5 .304 .370 .418 .789 13 9 -0.049 0.37 0.022 -0.072 1.2 5 0 GDP
Jeff Huson SS 5 1 2 2 0 0 5 .253 .327 .330 .656 18 13 0.017 0.20 0.032 -0.014 0.4 2 4 2B,GDP
Ruben Quevedo P 5 1 0 0 0 2 5 .150 .150 .150 .300 12 11 -0.028 0.20 0.001 -0.029 -0.9 0 1
   Rick Aguilera P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 46 15 19 13 4 7 50 .413 .460 .543 1.003 165 106 0.330 0.37 0.552 -0.223 9.6 27 8
2B: E Young (33, off W Miller); W Greene (12, off W Miller); R White (26, off W Miller); J Huson (5, off W Miller); M Grace 2 (31, 1 off J Slusarski, 1 off W Franklin).
TB: M Grace 4; J Girardi 4; R White 3; G Matthews 3; J Huson 3; E Young 2; W Greene 2; S Sosa 2; C Meyers; D Buford.
GIDP: J Girardi (11); J Huson (5).
RBI: M Grace 3 (67); J Girardi 2 (35); G Matthews 2 (7); J Huson 2 (10); S Sosa (116); D Buford (37); W Greene (28); R White (59).
2-out RBI: M Grace 3; J Huson 2; J Girardi; D Buford; G Matthews.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 9 for 18.
Fielding
DP: 1. E Young-J Huson-M Grace.
E: G Matthews (1).
Baserunning
SB: G Matthews (1, 2nd base off W Miller/M Meluskey).
Pickoffs: G Matthews (2nd base by W Miller).

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Roger Cedeno LF 1 2 0 0 3 0 4 .265 .380 .387 .766 19 7 -0.003 0.36 0.021 -0.025 0.5 0 0
Julio Lugo 2B 4 2 1 3 0 0 4 .267 .334 .392 .726 9 9 -0.057 0.38 0.003 -0.059 2.5 2 1 HR,GDP
Jeff Bagwell 1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .315 .429 .633 1.062 9 6 -0.017 0.21 0.000 -0.017 -0.4 4 2
   Jason Green P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Tripp Cromer PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .125 .222 .125 .347 5 2 -0.001 0.04 0.000 -0.001 -0.8
   Wayne Franklin P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Richard Hidalgo CF 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .273 .359 .565 .924 9 4 -0.027 0.51 0.000 -0.027 -0.6 6 0
   Glen Barker CF 2 0 1 2 0 0 2 .245 .322 .377 .699 9 6 -0.001 0.04 0.001 -0.002 1.3 1 0
Moises Alou RF 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .359 .422 .638 1.060 9 6 -0.018 0.27 0.002 -0.020 -0.1 1 0
   Lance Berkman PR-RF 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .297 .383 .569 .952 4 3 -0.001 0.03 0.000 -0.001 -0.3 0 0
Mitch Meluskey C 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .298 .401 .494 .895 13 9 -0.010 0.14 0.003 -0.013 0.1 7 1
Chris Truby 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .264 .310 .486 .797 13 9 -0.018 0.17 0.000 -0.018 -1.5 0 3
Tim Bogar SS 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 .176 .261 .288 .548 13 7 -0.010 0.09 0.001 -0.011 -0.5 1 4
Wade Miller P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .111 .111 .167 .278 4 2 -0.005 0.20 0.000 -0.005 -0.1 2 0
   Joe Slusarski P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143 .143 .143 .286 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Bill Spiers PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .312 .389 .407 .796 2 2 -0.001 0.03 0.000 -0.001 -0.3
   Daryle Ward 1B 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .252 .296 .540 .836 3 3 0.000 0.02 0.000 0.000 -0.3 3 0
Team Totals 31 5 4 5 4 5 35 .129 .229 .226 .454 121 75 -0.169 0.21 0.031 -0.200 -0.4 27 11
HR: J Lugo (5, off R Quevedo, 6th inn, 2 on, 2 outs to CF-RF).
TB: J Lugo 4; M Meluskey; G Barker; M Alou.
GIDP: J Lugo (7).
RBI: J Lugo 3 (25); G Barker 2 (6).
2-out RBI: J Lugo 3; G Barker 2.
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 2 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 2. J Bagwell-T Bogar-W Miller; T Bogar-J Lugo-J Bagwell.
E: L Berkman (6); J Bagwell (8); C Truby (8); M Meluskey (10).

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
Ruben Quevedo, W (2-5) 8 4 5 3 4 5 1 6.67 32 108 67 37 11 19 7 16 6 0 59 0.170 0.23 -0.2
Rick Aguilera 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.06 3 13 8 8 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.6
Team Totals 9 4 5 3 4 5 1 3.00 35 121 75 45 11 19 8 18 6 0 59 0 0 0.170 0.21 0.4

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
Wade Miller, L (2-5) 4.2 12 12 8 2 0 0 6.54 28 86 54 37 6 11 8 18 12 0 -2 -0.324 0.64 -6.8
Joe Slusarski 1.1 3 0 0 0 2 0 3.90 7 25 16 8 5 3 2 3 2 0 3 3 -0.006 0.01 -1.6
Jason Green 2 1 1 1 2 3 0 7.43 9 34 20 7 8 5 2 2 1 0 0 0 0.000 0.01 0.2
Wayne Franklin 1 3 2 2 0 2 0 5.28 6 20 16 8 4 4 3 1 1 0 0 0 -0.001 0.00 -1.4
Team Totals 9 19 15 11 4 7 0 11.00 50 165 106 60 23 23 15 24 16 0 -2 3 3 -0.331 0.37 -9.6
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: W Miller (0; G Matthews, 2nd base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Pat Spieler, 1B - Tim Timmons, 2B - Dan Morrison, 3B - Andy Fletcher.
Time of Game: 2:46.
Attendance: 34,344.
Start Time Weather: 72° F, Wind 0mph, In Dome.

Starting Lineups

Chicago Cubs         Houston Astros
1 Eric Young 2B 1 Roger Cedeno LF
2 Mark Grace 1B 2 Julio Lugo 2B
3 Sammy Sosa RF 3 Jeff Bagwell 1B
4 Rondell White LF 4 Richard Hidalgo CF
5 Willie Greene 3B 5 Moises Alou RF
6 Gary Matthews CF 6 Mitch Meluskey C
7 Joe Girardi C 7 Chris Truby 3B
8 Jeff Huson SS 8 Tim Bogar SS
9 Ruben Quevedo P 9 Wade Miller P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t3 2-0 1 12- 3,(1-1)  R CHC W. Greene W. Miller 10% 83% Double to RF (Line Drive to RF Line); Sosa Scores; White to 3B
t2 1-0 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  OO CHC J. Girardi W. Miller -7% 55% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
t3 1-0 1 1-3 1,(0-0)  R CHC R. White W. Miller 6% 72% Single to CF (Line Drive); Grace Scores; Sosa to 2B
t3 1-0 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  CHC S. Sosa W. Miller 6% 66% Single to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF); Grace to 3B
t1 0-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  CHC E. Young W. Miller 5% 55% Double to LF (Line Drive to LF Line)

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' Wade Miller facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  CHC E. Young W. Miller 5% 55% Double to LF (Line Drive to LF Line)
t1 0-0 0 -2- 2,(0-1)  O CHC M. Grace W. Miller -2% 54% Flyball: CF; Young to 3B
t1 0-0 1 --3 6,(3-2)  R CHC S. Sosa W. Miller 5% 59% Single to CF (Line Drive); Young Scores
t1 1-0 1 1-- 7,(3-2)  O CHC R. White W. Miller -2% 57% Groundout: 3B-1B; Sosa to 2B
t1 1-0 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  O CHC W. Greene W. Miller -3% 54% Flyball: CF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 1, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Astros Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Ruben Quevedo facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU R. Cedeno R. Quevedo 2% 56% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-1 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU J. Lugo R. Quevedo 2% 58% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
b1 0-1 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU J. Bagwell R. Quevedo 1% 59% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Astros 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Ahead 1-0, Astros' Wade Miller facing 6-7-8
t2 1-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  CHC G. Matthews W. Miller 3% 63% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF)
t2 1-0 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  OO CHC J. Girardi W. Miller -7% 55% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
t2 1-0 2 --- 2,(1-0)  CHC J. Huson W. Miller 1% 57% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t2 1-0 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O CHC R. Quevedo W. Miller -2% 54% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 1, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Ruben Quevedo facing 4-5-6
b2 0-1 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O HOU R. Hidalgo R. Quevedo 3% 57% Strikeout Swinging
b2 0-1 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU M. Alou R. Quevedo 2% 59% Flyball: LF
b2 0-1 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O HOU M. Meluskey R. Quevedo 1% 60% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Astros 0.
Top of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Ahead 1-0, Astros' Wade Miller facing 1-2-3
t3 1-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O CHC E. Young W. Miller -2% 58% Groundout: 3B-1B
t3 1-0 1 --- 7,(3-2)  CHC M. Grace W. Miller 2% 60% Walk
t3 1-0 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  CHC S. Sosa W. Miller 6% 66% Single to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF); Grace to 3B
t3 1-0 1 1-3 1,(0-0)  R CHC R. White W. Miller 6% 72% Single to CF (Line Drive); Grace Scores; Sosa to 2B
t3 2-0 1 12- 3,(1-1)  R CHC W. Greene W. Miller 10% 83% Double to RF (Line Drive to RF Line); Sosa Scores; White to 3B
t3 3-0 1 -23 4,(2-1)  R CHC G. Matthews W. Miller 4% 87% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball); White Scores; Greene to 3B
t3 4-0 1 1-3 1,(0-0)  CHC J. Girardi W. Miller 1% 88% Matthews Steals 2B
t3 4-0 1 -23 1,(0-1)  R CHC J. Girardi W. Miller 3% 90% Matthews Picked off 2B, safe on E2; Greene Scores; Matthews to 3B
t3 5-0 1 --3 4,(1-2)  R CHC J. Girardi W. Miller 2% 92% Single to RF (Line Drive); Matthews Scores/unER
t3 6-0 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  OO CHC J. Huson W. Miller -1% 91% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS-P
5 runs, 4 hits, 2 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 6, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Behind 0-6, Cubs' Ruben Quevedo facing 7-8-9
b3 0-6 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU C. Truby R. Quevedo 1% 92% Strikeout Swinging
b3 0-6 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU T. Bogar R. Quevedo 1% 93% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b3 0-6 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O HOU W. Miller R. Quevedo 1% 94% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 6, Astros 0.
Top of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 6-0, Astros' Wade Miller facing 9-1-2
t4 6-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHC R. Quevedo W. Miller -1% 93% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t4 6-0 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O CHC E. Young W. Miller -0% 93% Flyball: CF
t4 6-0 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O CHC M. Grace W. Miller -0% 93% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 6, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-6, Cubs' Ruben Quevedo facing 1-2-3
b4 0-6 0 --- 7,(3-2)  HOU R. Cedeno R. Quevedo -2% 91% Walk
b4 0-6 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  OO HOU J. Lugo R. Quevedo 4% 95% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b4 0-6 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU J. Bagwell R. Quevedo 0% 95% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 6, Astros 0.
Top of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 6-0, Astros' Wade Miller facing 3-4-5
t5 6-0 0 --- 3,(2-0)  O CHC S. Sosa W. Miller -0% 95% Flyball: CF
t5 6-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  CHC R. White W. Miller 1% 95% Double (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF)
t5 6-0 1 -2- 4,(2-1)  O CHC W. Greene W. Miller -1% 95% Groundout: 1B-P; White to 3B
t5 6-0 2 --3 1,(0-0)  R CHC G. Matthews W. Miller 2% 97% Single to LF (Line Drive); White Scores
t5 7-0 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  CHC J. Girardi W. Miller 0% 97% Single to LF (Line Drive); Matthews to 2B
t5 7-0 2 12- 4,(1-2)  RR CHC J. Huson W. Miller 2% 99% Double (Line Drive to CF-RF); Matthews Scores; Girardi Scores
t5 9-0 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  CHC R. Quevedo W. Miller 0% 99% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Huson to 3B
t5 9-0 2 1-3 6,(3-2)  CHC E. Young W. Miller 0% 99% Walk; Quevedo to 2B
Joe Slusarski replaces Wade Miller pitching and batting 9th
t5 9-0 2 123 5,(3-1)  RRR CHC M. Grace J. Slusarski 1% 100% Double to RF (Line Drive to RF Line); Huson Scores/unER; Quevedo Scores/unER; Young Scores/unER
t5 12-0 2 -2- 3,(0-2)  O CHC S. Sosa J. Slusarski 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
6 runs, 5 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cubs 12, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-12, Cubs' Ruben Quevedo facing 4-5-6
b5 0-12 0 --- 3,(2-0)  O HOU R. Hidalgo R. Quevedo 0% 100% Lineout: 3B
b5 0-12 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU M. Alou R. Quevedo 0% 100% Flyball: RF
b5 0-12 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU M. Meluskey R. Quevedo 0% 100% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 12, Astros 0.
Top of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 12-0, Astros' Joe Slusarski facing 4-5-6
t6 12-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O CHC R. White J. Slusarski 0% 100% Flyball: CF
t6 12-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O CHC W. Greene J. Slusarski 0% 100% Strikeout Looking
t6 12-0 2 --- 2,(1-0)  CHC G. Matthews J. Slusarski 0% 100% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru Short RF)
t6 12-0 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  CHC J. Girardi J. Slusarski 0% 100% Single (Line Drive to CF-RF); Matthews to 3B
t6 12-0 2 1-3 4,(1-2)  O CHC J. Huson J. Slusarski 0% 100% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 12, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-12, Cubs' Ruben Quevedo facing 7-8-9
Chad Meyers replaces Eric Young playing 2B batting 1st
b6 0-12 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O HOU C. Truby R. Quevedo 0% 100% Lineout: LF
b6 0-12 1 --- 5,(3-1)  HOU T. Bogar R. Quevedo -0% 100% Walk
Bill Spiers pinch hits for Joe Slusarski (P) batting 9th
b6 0-12 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  O HOU B. Spiers R. Quevedo 0% 100% Lineout: 2B
b6 0-12 2 1-- 5,(3-1)  HOU R. Cedeno R. Quevedo -0% 100% Defensive Indifference; Bogar to 2B
b6 0-12 2 -2- 6,(3-2)  HOU R. Cedeno R. Quevedo -0% 100% Walk
b6 0-12 2 12- 1,(0-0)  RRR HOU J. Lugo R. Quevedo -0% 100% Home Run (Fly Ball to CF-RF); Bogar Scores; Cedeno Scores
b6 3-12 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O HOU J. Bagwell R. Quevedo 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
3 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 12, Astros 3.
Top of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 12-3, Astros' Jason Green facing 9-1-2
Jason Green replaces Jeff Bagwell (1B) pitching and batting 3rd
Daryle Ward replaces Bill Spiers (PH) playing 1B batting 9th
Glen Barker replaces Richard Hidalgo playing CF batting 4th
t7 12-3 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O CHC R. Quevedo J. Green -0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
t7 12-3 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHC C. Meyers J. Green -0% 100% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t7 12-3 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O CHC M. Grace J. Green -0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 12, Astros 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Astros Batting, Behind 3-12, Cubs' Ruben Quevedo facing 4-5-6
b7 3-12 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU G. Barker R. Quevedo 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 3-12 1 --- 2,(1-0)  HOU M. Alou R. Quevedo -0% 100% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Short LF)
Lance Berkman pinch runs for Moises Alou (RF) batting 5th
b7 3-12 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  HOU M. Meluskey R. Quevedo -0% 99% Single to RF (Line Drive); Berkman to 3B
b7 3-12 1 1-3 2,(1-0)  O HOU C. Truby R. Quevedo 0% 100% Popfly: SS
b7 3-12 2 1-3 1,(0-0)  O HOU T. Bogar R. Quevedo 0% 100% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 12, Astros 3.
Top of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 12-3, Astros' Jason Green facing 3-4-5
Lance Berkman moves from PR to RF
t8 12-3 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O CHC S. Sosa J. Green -0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
t8 12-3 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O CHC R. White J. Green -0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 12-3 2 --- 5,(3-1)  CHC W. Greene J. Green 0% 100% Walk
t8 12-3 2 1-- 5,(3-1)  CHC G. Matthews J. Green 0% 100% Walk; Greene to 2B
t8 12-3 2 12- 4,(2-1)  R CHC J. Girardi J. Green 0% 100% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF); Greene Scores; Matthews to 2B
t8 13-3 2 12- 5,(2-2)  O CHC J. Huson J. Green -0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 13, Astros 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Astros Batting, Behind 3-13, Cubs' Ruben Quevedo facing 9-1-2
Gary Matthews moves from CF to LF
Damon Buford replaces Rondell White (LF) playing CF batting 4th
Brant Brown replaces Sammy Sosa playing RF batting 3rd
b8 3-13 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O HOU D. Ward R. Quevedo 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
b8 3-13 1 --- 4,(3-0)  HOU R. Cedeno R. Quevedo -0% 100% Walk
b8 3-13 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  HOU J. Lugo R. Quevedo -0% 100% Reached on E7 (Line Drive); Cedeno to 3B; Lugo to 2B
Tripp Cromer pinch hits for Jason Green (P) batting 3rd
b8 3-13 1 -23 5,(3-1)  O HOU T. Cromer R. Quevedo 0% 100% Foul Flyball: 1B (1B Foul)
b8 3-13 2 -23 7,(3-2)  RR HOU G. Barker R. Quevedo -0% 100% Single to CF (Line Drive); Cedeno Scores/unER; Lugo Scores/unER
b8 5-13 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O HOU L. Berkman R. Quevedo 0% 100% Strikeout Looking
2 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cubs 13, Astros 5.
Top of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 13-5, Astros' Wayne Franklin facing 9-1-2
Wayne Franklin replaces Tripp Cromer (PH) pitching and batting 3rd
t9 13-5 0 --- 6,(1-2)  O CHC R. Quevedo W. Franklin -0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
t9 13-5 1 --- 1,(0-0)  CHC C. Meyers W. Franklin 0% 100% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Short LF)
t9 13-5 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  R CHC M. Grace W. Franklin 0% 100% Double to RF (Line Drive to RF Line); Meyers Scores/Adv on E9 (throw)
t9 14-5 1 -2- 4,(1-2)  O CHC B. Brown W. Franklin -0% 100% Groundout: C-1B (Front of Home); Grace to 3B
t9 14-5 2 --3 5,(2-2)  R CHC D. Buford W. Franklin 0% 100% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Short LF); Grace Scores
t9 15-5 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  O CHC W. Greene W. Franklin 0% 100% Strikeout Looking
2 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cubs 15, Astros 5.
Bottom of the 9th, Astros Batting, Behind 5-15, Cubs' Rick Aguilera facing 6-7-8
Rick Aguilera replaces Ruben Quevedo pitching and batting 9th
b9 5-15 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU M. Meluskey R. Aguilera 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
b9 5-15 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O HOU C. Truby R. Aguilera 0% 100% Flyball: CF
b9 5-15 2 --- 6,(2-2)  O HOU T. Bogar R. Aguilera 0% 100% Flyball: LF (Short LF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 15, Astros 5.

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