Chicago Cubs 12, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 123
Played on Saturday, August 17, 1996 (D) at Wrigley Field

HOU N    0  0  3    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   3  7  0
CHI N    4  2  2    0  0  1    3  0  x  -  12 13  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hunter cf                     5   0   0   0       0   0       5   1
Biggio 2b                     3   1   1   0       1   0       2   2
Bagwell 1b                    2   1   1   0       1   0       5   2
Bell rf                       4   1   0   0       0   1       2   0
Spiers 3b                     4   0   1   1       0   0       1   3
Miller ss                     4   0   3   1       0   0       0   0
  Wagner p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Mouton lf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Knorr c                       3   0   1   0       1   0       6   0
Kile p                        1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Morman p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Eusebio ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Brocail p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Berry ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Jones p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hernandez p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gutierrez ss                0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Totals                       32   3   7   2       4   3      24   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Hunter-Bagwell-Spiers.

BATTING - 
2B: Miller (20,off Trachsel); Knorr (5,off Trachsel); Bagwell (34,off Trachsel).
HBP: Bagwell (8,by Trachsel).
GDP: Bagwell (12,off Trachsel); Hunter (5,off Trachsel).
Team LOB: 7.

Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
McRae cf                      3   3   2   0       2   0       1   0
Gonzalez lf                   4   3   3   5       1   0       2   0
Grace 1b                      5   1   3   2       0   1      12   1
Sosa rf                       5   0   0   0       0   3       3   1
Sandberg 2b                   3   1   1   1       2   1       3   5
Gomez 3b                      3   1   0   1       1   1       0   1
Servais c                     5   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Hernandez ss                  3   2   2   2       1   0       2   5
Trachsel p                    3   1   1   1       0   0       1   3
Totals                       34  12  13  12       7   6      27  16

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Gomez-Sandberg-Grace, Hernandez-Sandberg-Grace.
E: Gomez (7).

BATTING - 
2B: Grace (28,off Kile); Trachsel (2,off Kile).
3B: Gonzalez (3,off Hernandez).
HR: Gonzalez (10,2nd inning off Kile 1 on 0 out).
SH: Trachsel (5,off Hernandez).
SF: Gomez (2,off Jones).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: McRae (31,2nd base off Kile/Knorr); Sandberg (10,2nd base off Kile/Knorr).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Kile L(10-7)                  2.1   8   8   8   4   2   1  19
Morman                        0.2   1   0   0   0   2   0   3
Brocail                       2     0   0   0   0   0   0   6
Jones                         1     1   1   1   2   0   0   5
Hernandez                     1     3   3   3   1   0   0   7
Wagner                        1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Totals                        8    13  12  12   7   6   1  43


Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Trachsel W(11-6)              9     7   3   0   4   3   0  37

WP: Trachsel (2).
HBP: Trachsel (4,Bagwell).

Umpires: HP - Gerry Davis, 1B - Bill Hohn, 2B - Terry Tata, 3B - Ed Rapuano
Time of Game: 2:59   Attendance: 39775


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Chicago Cubs             
1. Hunter              cf        McRae               cf
2. Biggio              2b        Gonzalez            lf
3. Bagwell             1b        Grace               1b
4. Bell                rf        Sosa                rf
5. Spiers              3b        Sandberg            2b
6. Miller              ss        Gomez               3b
7. Mouton              lf        Servais             c
8. Knorr               c         Hernandez           ss
9. Kile                p         Trachsel            p

ASTROS 1ST: Hunter grounded out (pitcher to first); Biggio
grounded out (second to first); Bagwell walked; Bell grounded
out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 1ST: McRae walked; Gonzalez flied to left; McRae stole
second; Grace doubled to right [McRae scored]; Sosa struck out;
Sandberg singled to left [Grace scored]; Sandberg stole second;
Gomez walked; Servais singled to third [Sandberg to third, Gomez
to second]; Hernandez singled to right [Sandberg scored, Gomez
scored, Servais to third, Hernandez to second (on throw)];
Trachsel flied to left; 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 4.

ASTROS 2ND: Spiers lined to shortstop; Miller doubled to center;
Mouton flied to right; Knorr walked; Kile struck out; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 4.

CUBS 2ND: McRae singled to right; Gonzalez homered [McRae
scored]; Grace grounded out (second to first); Sosa struck out;
Sandberg walked; Gomez flied to right; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Cubs 6.

ASTROS 3RD: Hunter flied to left; Biggio singled to left;
Trachsel threw a wild pitch [Biggio to second]; Bagwell was hit
by a pitch; Bell reached on an error by Gomez [Biggio scored
(unearned) (no RBI), Bagwell to third, Bell to second]; Spiers
grounded out (second to first) [Bagwell scored (unearned), Bell
to third]; Miller singled to right [Bell scored (unearned),
Miller out at second (right to shortstop)]; 3 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 6.

CUBS 3RD: Servais flied to center; Hernandez walked; Trachsel
doubled to left [Hernandez scored]; McRae singled to center
[Trachsel to third]; MORMAN REPLACED KILE (PITCHING); Gonzalez
singled to right [Trachsel scored, McRae to second]; Grace
struck out; Sosa struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3,
Cubs 8.

ASTROS 4TH: Mouton popped to first; Knorr doubled to left;
EUSEBIO BATTED FOR MORMAN; Eusebio grounded out (second to
first) [Knorr to third]; Hunter flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 8.

CUBS 4TH: BROCAIL REPLACED EUSEBIO (PITCHING); Sandberg flied to
center; Gomez popped to second; Servais flied to left; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 8.

ASTROS 5TH: Biggio walked; Bagwell grounded into a double play
(third to second to first) [Biggio out at second]; Bell was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 8.

CUBS 5TH: Hernandez grounded out (third to first); Trachsel
grounded out (third to first); McRae grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 8.

ASTROS 6TH: On a bunt Spiers singled to pitcher; Miller singled
to right [Spiers to second]; Mouton was called out on strikes;
Knorr forced Miller (shortstop to second); BERRY BATTED FOR
BROCAIL; Berry grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 8.

CUBS 6TH: JONES REPLACED BERRY (PITCHING); Gonzalez walked;
Grace singled to right [Gonzalez to third]; Sosa flied to right;
Sandberg walked [Grace to second]; Gomez sacrifice flied into a
double play to center [Gonzalez scored, Grace out at third
(center to first to third)]; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3,
Cubs 9.

ASTROS 7TH: Hunter flied to left; Biggio grounded out (shortstop
to first); Bagwell doubled to center; Bell grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 9.

CUBS 7TH: HERNANDEZ REPLACED JONES (PITCHING); Servais flied to
center; Hernandez singled to center; Trachsel out on a sacrifice
bunt (first to second) [Hernandez to second]; McRae walked;
Gonzalez tripled to right [Hernandez scored, McRae scored];
Grace singled to right [Gonzalez scored]; Sosa flied to center;
3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 12.

ASTROS 8TH: Spiers grounded out (first to pitcher); Miller
grounded out (shortstop to first); Mouton flied to center; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 12.

CUBS 8TH: WAGNER REPLACED MILLER (PITCHING); GUTIERREZ REPLACED
HERNANDEZ (PLAYING SS); Sandberg struck out; Gomez struck out;
Servais grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 3, Cubs 12.

ASTROS 9TH: Knorr flied to right; Gutierrez walked; Hunter
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Gutierrez out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs
12.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3   7   0    7
 Cubs            12  13   1    7


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