Houston Astros 6, Chicago Cubs 5
Regular Season Game 133
Played on Tuesday, August 27, 1996 (N) at Astrodome

CHI N    2  0  3    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   5  6  1
HOU N    0  0  0    3  0  1    0  2  x  -   6  8  0
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
McRae cf                      4   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Bullett rf                    4   0   0   0       0   3       2   0
Grace 1b                      3   2   2   0       1   0       8   1
Gonzalez lf                   3   2   1   2       1   1       0   0
Magadan 3b                    3   1   1   1       0   0       0   4
  Bottenfield p               0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Haney ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Adams p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wendell p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Sandberg 2b                   4   0   2   2       0   2       1   3
Servais c                     4   0   0   0       0   1       5   0
Hernandez ss                  4   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
Castillo p                    2   0   0   0       0   1       2   2
  Gomez 3b                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   5   6   5       2   8      24  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Castillo-Sandberg.
E: Hernandez (15).

BATTING - 
2B: Grace 2 (33,off Darwin 2); Sandberg (24,off Darwin).
HR: Gonzalez (11,1st inning off Darwin 1 on 2 out).
Team LOB: 3.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hunter cf                     4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Biggio 2b                     4   1   1   0       0   0       0   2
Bagwell 1b                    2   1   2   0       1   0      10   0
Bell rf                       4   2   0   0       0   0       1   0
Spiers 3b                     4   1   2   1       0   1       1   4
Eusebio c                     3   1   1   4       0   0       8   1
Mouton lf                     3   0   1   1       1   1       2   0
Miller ss                     4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Darwin p                      2   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
  May ph                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Morman p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hernandez p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   6   8   6       2   5      27   7

BATTING - 
2B: Bagwell (36,off Castillo); Eusebio (6,off Castillo); Mouton (15,off Castillo);
Spiers (7,off Castillo); Biggio (21,off Adams).
SF: Eusebio (2,off Adams).
HBP: Bagwell (9,by Castillo).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Spiers (3,2nd base off Adams/Servais).

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Castillo                      5.1   7   4   4   0   3   0  23
Bottenfield                   1.2   0   0   0   0   1   0   5
Adams L(2-5)                  0.2   1   2   1   2   0   0   6
Wendell                       0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Totals                        8     8   6   5   2   5   0  35

HBP: Castillo (6,Bagwell).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Darwin                        7     6   5   5   1   4   1  28
Morman W(3-1)                 1     0   0   0   1   2   0   4
Hernandez SV(5)               1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Totals                        9     6   5   5   2   8   1  35


Umpires: HP - Gary Darling, 1B - Rich Rieker, 2B - Charlie Reliford, 3B - Bruce Dreckman
Time of Game: 2:40   Attendance: 15374


Starting Lineups:

   Chicago Cubs                  Houston Astros           
1. McRae               cf        Hunter              cf
2. Bullett             rf        Biggio              2b
3. Grace               1b        Bagwell             1b
4. Gonzalez            lf        Bell                rf
5. Magadan             3b        Spiers              3b
6. Sandberg            2b        Eusebio             c
7. Servais             c         Mouton              lf
8. Hernandez           ss        Miller              ss
9. Castillo            p         Darwin              p

CUBS 1ST: McRae flied to center; Bullett struck out; Grace
doubled; Gonzalez homered [Grace scored]; Magadan grounded out
(second to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Hunter lined to center; Biggio grounded out
(shortstop to first); Bagwell singled to center; Bell grounded
out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 0.

CUBS 2ND: Sandberg singled to third; Servais popped to first;
Hernandez popped to third; Castillo grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Spiers struck out; Eusebio grounded out (third to
first); Mouton grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 0.

CUBS 3RD: McRae grounded out (second to first); Bullett struck
out; Grace doubled to right; Gonzalez walked; Magadan singled to
left [Grace scored, Gonzalez to third, Magadan to second];
Sandberg doubled to center [Gonzalez scored, Magadan scored];
Servais grounded out (third to first); 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cubs 5, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Miller flied to center; Darwin was called out on
strikes; Hunter singled to shortstop; Biggio lined to center; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 5, Astros 0.

CUBS 4TH: Hernandez flied to center; Castillo was called out on
strikes; McRae grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 5, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Bagwell doubled to right; Bell reached on a
fielder's choice [Bagwell out at third (shortstop to third to
second to pitcher), Bell to second]; Spiers singled to center
[Bell to third]; Eusebio doubled to center [Bell scored, Spiers
scored]; Mouton doubled to left [Eusebio scored]; Miller lined
into a double play to pitcher [Mouton out at second (pitcher to
second)]; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 5, Astros 3.

CUBS 5TH: On a bunt Bullett grounded out (catcher to first);
Grace flied to left; Gonzalez popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 5, Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Darwin struck out; Hunter popped to first; Biggio
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 5,
Astros 3.

CUBS 6TH: Magadan grounded out (pitcher unassisted); Sandberg
struck out; Servais popped to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs
5, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Bagwell was hit by a pitch; Bell forced Bagwell
(second to shortstop); Spiers doubled to left [Bell to third];
BOTTENFIELD REPLACED MAGADAN (PITCHING); GOMEZ REPLACED CASTILLO
(PLAYING 3B); Eusebio grounded out (first to pitcher) [Bell
scored, Spiers to third]; Mouton struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Cubs 5, Astros 4.

CUBS 7TH: Hernandez grounded out (third to first); Gomez lined
to right; McRae flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 5,
Astros 4.

ASTROS 7TH: Miller lined to right; MAY BATTED FOR DARWIN; May
grounded out (first unassisted); Hunter grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 5, Astros 4.

CUBS 8TH: MORMAN REPLACED MAY (PITCHING); Bullett struck out;
Grace walked; Gonzalez struck out; HANEY BATTED FOR BOTTENFIELD;
Haney popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 5, Astros
4.

ASTROS 8TH: ADAMS REPLACED HANEY (PITCHING); Biggio doubled to
right; Bagwell walked; Bell reached on an error by Hernandez
[Biggio to third, Bagwell to second]; Spiers forced Bell (second
to shortstop) [Biggio scored, Bagwell to third]; Eusebio out on
a sacrifice fly to right [Bagwell scored (unearned)]; Spiers
stole second; Mouton walked; WENDELL REPLACED ADAMS (PITCHING);
Miller struck out; 2 R (1 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 5, Astros
6.

CUBS 9TH: HERNANDEZ REPLACED MORMAN (PITCHING); Sandberg struck
out; Servais struck out; Hernandez grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 5, Astros 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             5   6   1    3
 Astros           6   8   0    5


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