Chicago Cubs 7, Houston Astros 6
Regular Season Game 97
Played on Saturday, July 24, 1993 (D) at Astrodome

CHI N    3  0  0    1  2  0    0  0  1  -   7 13  1
HOU N    0  0  1    0  0  0    1  0  4  -   6 10  1
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Sanchez ss                    4   0   1   1       1   0       5   3
Vizcaino 3b                   4   1   1   0       1   0       0   0
Sandberg 2b                   5   1   2   0       0   2       1   0
Grace 1b                      5   1   3   0       0   0       9   2
May lf                        4   1   1   3       1   0       1   0
Sosa cf,rf                    5   1   1   0       0   0       7   0
Roberson rf                   4   0   1   1       1   1       1   0
  Myers p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Lake c                        4   2   2   1       1   1       1   1
Castillo p                    3   0   1   1       0   0       2   1
  Assenmacher p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wilson cf                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       38   7  13   7       5   4      27   7

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Grace-Sanchez-Castillo.
E: Grace (3).

BATTING - 
2B: May (18,off Harnisch); Sosa (15,off Harnisch); Grace (25,off T. Jones).
HR: Lake (3,4th inning off Harnisch 0 on 0 out).
SH: Castillo (5,off Harnisch).
GDP: Lake (5,off Edens).
IBB: Lake (2,by Harnisch).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: May (6,2nd base off Edens/Taubensee).
CS: Roberson (1,2nd base by T. Jones/Taubensee).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       0   3
Finley cf                     4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
  Servais ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Bagwell 1b                    3   0   0   0       0   0      15   2
Gonzalez lf                   4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Caminiti 3b                   4   1   3   0       0   0       0   4
Anthony rf                    4   2   1   0       0   0       3   0
Cedeno ss                     4   0   0   0       0   0       3   3
Taubensee c                   2   1   2   1       1   0       3   2
  Parker ph                   1   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
Harnisch p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Reynolds p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Donnels ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  T. Jones p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Bass ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Edens p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  James ph                    1   1   1   3       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   6  10   5       1   0      27  16

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Bagwell-Cedeno-Bagwell.
E: Finley (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Taubensee (4,off Castillo).
HR: James (5,9th inning off Myers 2 on 1 out).
HBP: Biggio (6,by Castillo); Bagwell (1,by Castillo).
GDP: Donnels (2,off Castillo).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Biggio (9,2nd base by Castillo/Lake).

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Castillo W(4-6)               6.2   5   2   1   1   0   0  26
Assenmacher                   1.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   5
Myers                         1     4   4   4   0   0   1   7
Totals                        9    10   6   5   1   0   1  38

BK: Castillo (1).
HBP: Castillo 2 (5,Biggio,Bagwell).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Harnisch L(9-7)               4.2   9   6   5   3   2   1  27
Reynolds                      0.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   2
T. Jones                      2     1   0   0   1   2   0   7
Edens                         2     2   1   1   1   0   0   8
Totals                        9    13   7   6   5   4   1  44

IBB: Harnisch (5,Lake).

Umpires: HP - Larry Vanover, 1B - Harry Wendelstedt, 2B - Angel Hernandez, 3B - Ed Rapuano
Time of Game: 2:48   Attendance: 31984


Starting Lineups:

   Chicago Cubs                  Houston Astros           
1. Sanchez             ss        Biggio              2b
2. Vizcaino            3b        Finley              cf
3. Sandberg            2b        Bagwell             1b
4. Grace               1b        Gonzalez            lf
5. May                 lf        Caminiti            3b
6. Sosa                cf        Anthony             rf
7. Roberson            rf        Cedeno              ss
8. Lake                c         Taubensee           c
9. Castillo            p         Harnisch            p

CUBS 1ST: Sanchez grounded out (third to first); Vizcaino
walked; Sandberg singled to left [Vizcaino to second]; Grace
singled to center [Vizcaino to third, Sandberg to second]; May
doubled to right [Vizcaino scored, Sandberg scored, Grace
scored]; Sosa grounded out (third to first); Roberson struck
out; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio popped to first; Finley flied to right;
Bagwell grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Cubs 3, Astros 0.

CUBS 2ND: Lake singled to left; Castillo out on a sacrifice bunt
(first unassisted) [Lake to second]; Sanchez reached on a
fielder's choice; Vizcaino popped to shortstop; Sandberg struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Gonzalez grounded out (pitcher to first); Caminiti
popped to center; Anthony popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 0.

CUBS 3RD: Grace singled to center; May grounded out (second to
first) [Grace to second]; Sosa popped to first; Roberson
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 3,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Cedeno lined to center; Taubensee doubled to third;
Harnisch lined to first [Taubensee scored (error by Grace)
(unearned) (no RBI)]; Biggio was hit by a pitch; Biggio was
caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); 1 R (0 ER), 1 H,
1 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 1.

CUBS 4TH: Lake homered; Castillo grounded out (shortstop to
first); Sanchez walked; Vizcaino singled to left [Sanchez to
second]; Sandberg grounded out (pitcher to first) [Sanchez to
third, Vizcaino to second]; Grace lined to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: On a bunt Finley made an out to pitcher; Bagwell was
hit by a pitch; Gonzalez flied to left; Caminiti singled to
right [Bagwell to second]; Anthony grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 1.

CUBS 5TH: May grounded out (second to first); Sosa doubled to
right; Roberson flied to right; Lake was walked intentionally;
Castillo singled to center [Sosa scored, Lake to third (error by
Finley), Castillo to second]; REYNOLDS REPLACED HARNISCH
(PITCHING); Sanchez singled to first [Lake scored (unearned),
Castillo to third]; Vizcaino grounded out (pitcher to first); 2
R (1 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 6, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Cedeno popped to catcher; Taubensee walked; DONNELS
BATTED FOR REYNOLDS; Donnels grounded into a double play (first
to shortstop to pitcher) [Taubensee out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 6, Astros 1.

CUBS 6TH: T. JONES REPLACED DONNELS (PITCHING); Sandberg was
called out on strikes (catcher to first); Grace doubled to left;
May grounded out (first to pitcher) [Grace to third]; Sosa flied
to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 6, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Biggio singled to left; Finley popped to first;
Bagwell popped to shortstop; Gonzalez lined to first; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 6, Astros 1.

CUBS 7TH: Roberson walked; Lake was called out on strikes;
Roberson was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop);
Castillo grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cubs 6, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Caminiti singled to left; Anthony forced Caminiti
(first to shortstop) [Anthony to first]; Castillo balked
[Anthony to second]; Cedeno popped to first; Taubensee singled
to right [Anthony scored]; ASSENMACHER REPLACED CASTILLO
(PITCHING); BASS BATTED FOR T. JONES; Bass popped to center; 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 6, Astros 2.

CUBS 8TH: EDENS REPLACED BASS (PITCHING); Sanchez grounded out
(shortstop to first); Vizcaino flied to right; Sandberg singled
to left; Grace flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 6,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Biggio popped to second; Finley singled to left;
Bagwell lined to center; Gonzalez popped to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 6, Astros 2.

CUBS 9TH: May walked; May stole second; Sosa grounded out (third
to first); Roberson singled to left [May scored]; Lake grounded
into a double play (first to shortstop to first) [Roberson out
at second]; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 7, Astros 2.

ASTROS 9TH: MYERS REPLACED ROBERSON (PITCHING); WILSON REPLACED
ASSENMACHER (PLAYING CF); SOSA CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF);
Caminiti singled to center; Anthony singled to right [Caminiti
to second]; Cedeno flied to right; PARKER BATTED FOR TAUBENSEE;
Parker singled to center [Caminiti scored, Anthony to second];
JAMES BATTED FOR EDENS; James homered [Anthony scored, Parker
scored]; Biggio flied to right; SERVAIS BATTED FOR FINLEY;
Servais popped to first; 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 7, Astros 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             7  13   1   10
 Astros           6  10   1    5


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