Houston Astros 5, Chicago Cubs 1
Regular Season Game 96
Played on Friday, July 23, 1993 (N) at Astrodome

CHI N    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  7  2
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  2    0  3  x  -   5  8  0
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Sanchez ss                    4   0   2   0       0   0       0   6
Sandberg 2b                   4   1   1   1       0   1       2   2
Grace 1b                      4   0   0   0       0   0      13   0
May lf                        3   0   1   0       1   0       1   0
Sosa cf                       4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Wilkins c                     4   0   2   0       0   0       5   1
Roberson rf                   4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Buechele 3b                   4   0   0   0       0   1       0   3
Hibbard p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Vizcaino ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Scanlan p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Plesac p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   1   7   1       1   5      24  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Sanchez-Sandberg-Grace.
E: May (4), Roberson (1).

BATTING - 
HR: Sandberg (7,1st inning off Portugal 0 on 1 out).
Team LOB: 7.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     3   1   1   0       1   0       2   3
Gonzalez lf                   4   2   4   1       0   0       2   0
Bagwell 1b                    3   1   1   0       1   0       9   1
Caminiti 3b                   3   1   1   2       0   0       2   3
James rf                      3   0   1   0       0   1       4   0
  Finley ph,cf                1   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
Anthony cf,rf                 4   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
Servais c                     2   0   0   0       1   1       5   0
Cedeno ss                     3   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Portugal p                    3   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
  D. Jones p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   5   8   4       3   5      27   9

BATTING - 
2B: James (9,off Hibbard); Biggio (28,off Scanlan); Gonzalez (15,off Scanlan).
SF: Caminiti (2,off Hibbard).
GDP: Bagwell (16,off Hibbard).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Gonzalez (3,2nd base by Hibbard/Wilkins).

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hibbard L(8-7)                6     5   2   1   3   2   0  24
Scanlan                       1.1   3   3   2   0   2   0   7
Plesac                        0.2   0   0   0   0   1   0   2
Totals                        8     8   5   3   3   5   0  33

BK: Scanlan (2).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Portugal W(8-4)               8.2   7   1   1   1   4   1  34
D. Jones SV(17)               0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Totals                        9     7   1   1   1   5   1  35


Umpires: HP - Ed Rapuano, 1B - Larry Vanover, 2B - Harry Wendelstedt, 3B - Angel Hernandez
Time of Game: 2:20   Attendance: 43472


Starting Lineups:

   Chicago Cubs                  Houston Astros           
1. Sanchez             ss        Biggio              2b
2. Sandberg            2b        Gonzalez            lf
3. Grace               1b        Bagwell             1b
4. May                 lf        Caminiti            3b
5. Sosa                cf        James               rf
6. Wilkins             c         Anthony             cf
7. Roberson            rf        Servais             c
8. Buechele            3b        Cedeno              ss
9. Hibbard             p         Portugal            p

CUBS 1ST: Sanchez lined to shortstop; Sandberg homered; Grace
lined to right; May grounded out (pitcher to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio grounded out (third to first); Gonzalez
singled to center; Gonzalez was caught stealing second (catcher
to second); Bagwell walked; Caminiti popped to first; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

CUBS 2ND: Sosa grounded out (third to first); Wilkins lined to
right; Roberson grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: James grounded out (shortstop to first); Anthony
struck out; Servais walked; Cedeno lined to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

CUBS 3RD: Buechele popped to first; Hibbard was called out on
strikes; Sanchez singled to center; Sandberg popped to second; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Portugal grounded out (shortstop to first); Biggio
walked; Gonzalez singled to right [Biggio to third]; Bagwell
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Gonzalez out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros
0.

CUBS 4TH: Grace grounded out (second to first); May singled to
right; Sosa struck out; Wilkins flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Caminiti flied to left; James doubled to left;
Anthony grounded out (shortstop to first); Servais grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

CUBS 5TH: Roberson flied to center; Buechele popped to right;
Hibbard popped to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Cedeno grounded out (shortstop to first); Portugal
grounded out (third to first); Biggio grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

CUBS 6TH: Sanchez singled to left; Sandberg grounded out (second
to first) [Sanchez to second]; Grace grounded out (first
unassisted) [Sanchez to third]; May walked; Sosa grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Gonzalez singled to center; Bagwell singled to right
[Gonzalez scored (error by Roberson) (no RBI), Bagwell to
third]; Caminiti out on a sacrifice fly to center [Bagwell
scored (unearned)]; James was called out on strikes; Anthony
flied to right; 2 R (1 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 2.

CUBS 7TH: Wilkins singled to right; Roberson popped to third;
Buechele flied to right; VIZCAINO BATTED FOR HIBBARD; Vizcaino
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: SCANLAN REPLACED VIZCAINO (PITCHING); Servais was
called out on strikes; Cedeno grounded out (second to first);
Portugal struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 2.

CUBS 8TH: Sanchez lined to pitcher (pitcher to third to first);
Sandberg was called out on strikes; Grace lined to left; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Biggio doubled to left; Scanlan balked [Biggio to
third]; Gonzalez doubled to left [Biggio scored]; Bagwell
grounded out (first unassisted) [Gonzalez to third]; Caminiti
singled to left [Gonzalez scored, Caminiti to third (error by
May)]; PLESAC REPLACED SCANLAN (PITCHING); FINLEY BATTED FOR
JAMES; Finley grounded out (shortstop to first) [Caminiti scored
(unearned)]; Anthony was called out on strikes; 3 R (2 ER), 3 H,
1 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 5.

CUBS 9TH: FINLEY STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); ANTHONY CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); May grounded out (first to pitcher);
Sosa popped to second; Wilkins singled to left; Roberson singled
to right [Wilkins to second]; D. JONES REPLACED PORTUGAL
(PITCHING); Buechele struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 1,
Astros 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             1   7   2    7
 Astros           5   8   0    4


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