Houston Astros 7, Chicago Cubs 2
Regular Season Game 51
Played on Sunday, May 26, 1996 (D) at Astrodome

CHI N    0  2  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  5  0
HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  6    0  0  x  -   7  8  2
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
McRae cf                      3   0   0   0       1   2       3   0
Barberie 2b                   4   0   0   0       0   3       1   3
Grace 1b                      4   0   3   0       0   0       4   0
Sosa rf                       4   0   1   0       0   2       1   0
Gonzalez lf                   3   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Timmons ph,lf               1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Servais c                     3   1   0   0       1   1      13   1
Gomez 3b                      4   1   1   0       0   2       0   0
Sanchez ss                    4   0   0   1       0   0       1   0
Castillo p                    2   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
  Jones p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Valdes ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Myers p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   2   5   1       2  12      24   5

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Servais-Sanchez.

BATTING - 
2B: Gomez (9,off Reynolds).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Sanchez (4,2nd base off Reynolds/Wilkins).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hunter cf                     4   1   1   0       0   2       2   0
Biggio 2b                     3   1   0   0       0   1       0   1
Bagwell 1b                    2   1   1   3       1   0       8   1
Bell rf                       3   1   0   0       1   1       1   0
Miller 3b                     4   1   3   2       0   1       1   1
Wilkins c                     3   0   0   0       1   2      12   0
Mouton lf                     4   1   1   1       0   3       2   0
Gutierrez ss                  4   0   1   1       0   1       0   4
Reynolds p                    3   1   1   0       0   2       1   2
  Hartgraves p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hernandez p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   7   8   7       3  13      27   9

FIELDING - 
E: Miller (9), Wilkins (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Hunter (10,off Castillo); Bagwell (12,off Castillo); Miller (10,off Castillo);
Gutierrez (2,off Jones).
SF: Bagwell (3,off Castillo).
HBP: Biggio (11,by Castillo).
IBB: Bell (1,by Castillo).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Miller (2,2nd base by Castillo/Servais).

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Castillo L(1-7)               5.1   5   6   6   2   8   0  23
Jones                         0.2   2   1   1   0   1   0   4
Myers                         2     1   0   0   1   4   0   8
Totals                        8     8   7   7   3  13   0  35

HBP: Castillo (3,Biggio).
IBB: Castillo (3,Bell).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reynolds W(7-3)               7     4   2   1   2  10   0  28
Hartgraves                    1     1   0   0   0   2   0   4
Hernandez                     1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     5   2   1   2  12   0  35


Umpires: HP - Gerry Davis, 1B - Terry Tata, 2B - Ed Rapuano, 3B - Bill Hohn
Time of Game: 2:43   Attendance: 33245


Starting Lineups:

   Chicago Cubs                  Houston Astros           
1. McRae               cf        Hunter              cf
2. Barberie            2b        Biggio              2b
3. Grace               1b        Bagwell             1b
4. Sosa                rf        Bell                rf
5. Gonzalez            lf        Miller              3b
6. Servais             c         Wilkins             c
7. Gomez               3b        Mouton              lf
8. Sanchez             ss        Gutierrez           ss
9. Castillo            p         Reynolds            p

CUBS 1ST: McRae was called out on strikes; Barberie struck out;
Grace singled to right; Sosa grounded out (pitcher to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: On a bunt Hunter made an out to pitcher; Biggio
popped to second; Bagwell flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Cubs 0, Astros 0.

CUBS 2ND: Gonzalez grounded out (third to first); Servais
walked; Gomez doubled to right [Servais to third]; Sanchez
reached on an error by Miller [Servais scored (RBI), Gomez to
third, Sanchez to first]; Castillo struck out; Sanchez stole
second [Gomez scored (error by Wilkins) (unearned)]; McRae
walked; Barberie lined to center; 2 R (1 ER), 1 H, 2 E, 2 LOB. 
Cubs 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Bell grounded out (pitcher to first); Miller singled
to center; Wilkins struck out while Miller was caught stealing
second (catcher to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2,
Astros 0.

CUBS 3RD: Grace singled to right; Sosa singled to right [Grace
to second]; Gonzalez grounded out (first to pitcher) [Grace to
third, Sosa to second]; Servais struck out; Gomez struck out; 0
R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Mouton was called out on strikes; Gutierrez flied to
center; Reynolds was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 0.

CUBS 4TH: Sanchez grounded out (shortstop to first); Castillo
grounded out (shortstop to first); McRae was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Hunter doubled to right; Biggio grounded out (second
to first) [Hunter to third]; Bagwell out on a sacrifice fly to
center [Hunter scored]; Bell struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cubs 2, Astros 1.

CUBS 5TH: Barberie struck out; Grace flied to left; Sosa struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Miller struck out; Wilkins walked; Mouton struck
out; Gutierrez struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros
1.

CUBS 6TH: Gonzalez grounded out (second to first); Servais
grounded out (pitcher to first); Gomez struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Reynolds singled to left; Hunter struck out; Biggio
was hit by a pitch [Reynolds to second]; Bagwell doubled to
center [Reynolds scored, Biggio scored, Bagwell to third (on
throw)]; Bell was walked intentionally; Miller doubled to center
[Bagwell scored, Bell scored]; JONES REPLACED CASTILLO
(PITCHING); Wilkins flied to right; Mouton singled to right
[Miller scored]; Gutierrez doubled to left [Mouton scored];
Reynolds struck out; 6 R, 5 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 7.

CUBS 7TH: Sanchez flied to right; VALDES BATTED FOR JONES;
Valdes was called out on strikes; McRae popped to third; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 7.

ASTROS 7TH: MYERS REPLACED VALDES (PITCHING); Hunter struck out;
Biggio struck out; Bagwell walked; Bell grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 7.

CUBS 8TH: HARTGRAVES REPLACED REYNOLDS (PITCHING); Barberie
struck out; Grace singled to right; Sosa struck out; TIMMONS
BATTED FOR GONZALEZ; Timmons flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 7.

ASTROS 8TH: TIMMONS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Miller singled
to left; Wilkins was called out on strikes; Mouton struck out;
Gutierrez grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cubs 2, Astros 7.

CUBS 9TH: HERNANDEZ REPLACED HARTGRAVES (PITCHING); Servais
grounded out (shortstop to first); Gomez flied to left; Sanchez
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs
2, Astros 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             2   5   0    6
 Astros           7   8   2    4


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