Chicago Cubs 6, Houston Astros 4
Regular Season Game 122
Played on Friday, August 14, 1998 (N) at Astrodome

CHI N    0  0  0    0  1  4    1  0  0  -   6 11  1
HOU N    0  0  1    0  0  1    0  2  0  -   4  8  0
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Brown cf,lf                   5   0   1   0       0   1       3   0
Morandini 2b                  5   1   1   0       0   1       1   1
Sosa rf                       5   2   3   1       0   1       1   0
Grace 1b                      5   1   2   1       0   1       9   1
Rodriguez lf                  4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Johnson cf                  0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Hernandez 3b                  4   1   1   1       0   1       1   4
Houston c                     3   0   0   0       0   2       7   0
  Servais ph,c                1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Blauser ss                    2   1   2   1       1   0       1   1
Clark p                       3   0   1   2       0   1       0   2
  Mulholland p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Beck p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   6  11   6       1   9      27   9

FIELDING - 
E: Hernandez (8).

BATTING - 
2B: Sosa (18,off Reynolds).
HR: Blauser (4,5th inning off Reynolds 0 on 1 out).
SH: Clark (8,off Magnante).
HBP: Blauser (7,by Reynolds).
IBB: Blauser (1,by Reynolds).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Sosa (15,2nd base off Miller/Eusebio).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     4   0   1   0       1   0       1   1
Gutierrez ss                  5   0   0   0       0   2       1   4
Bell rf                       4   2   2   1       0   1       1   0
Bagwell 1b                    3   0   0   0       0   0      10   1
Alou lf                       4   1   1   2       0   2       2   0
Everett cf                    4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Berry 3b                      4   1   2   1       0   0       0   3
Eusebio c                     4   0   1   0       0   0       9   0
  Ausmus pr                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Reynolds p                    2   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
  Miller p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Elarton p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Incaviglia ph               1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Magnante p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Clark ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   4   8   4       1   8      27  10

BATTING - 
HR: Berry (10,3rd inning off Clark 0 on 0 out); Bell (18,6th inning off Clark
0 on 1 out); Alou (33,8th inning off Clark 1 on 2 out).
HBP: Bagwell (6,by Clark).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Clark W(7-11)                 7.2   7   4   4   0   8   3  32
Mulholland                    0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Beck SV(35)                   1     1   0   0   1   0   0   5
Totals                        9     8   4   4   1   8   3  38

HBP: Clark (3,Bagwell).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reynolds L(14-8)              5.2   8   5   5   1   9   1  27
Miller                        1     2   1   1   0   0   0   5
Elarton                       0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Magnante                      2     1   0   0   0   0   0   7
Totals                        9    11   6   6   1   9   1  40

HBP: Reynolds (2,Blauser).
IBB: Reynolds (2,Blauser).

Umpires: HP - Charlie Reliford, 1B - CB Bucknor, 2B - Paul Schrieber, 3B - Dana DeMuth
Time of Game: 2:53   Attendance: 45040


Starting Lineups:

   Chicago Cubs                  Houston Astros           
1. Brown               cf        Biggio              2b
2. Morandini           2b        Gutierrez           ss
3. Sosa                rf        Bell                rf
4. Grace               1b        Bagwell             1b
5. Rodriguez           lf        Alou                lf
6. Hernandez           3b        Everett             cf
7. Houston             c         Berry               3b
8. Blauser             ss        Eusebio             c
9. Clark               p         Reynolds            p

CUBS 1ST: Brown flied to left; Morandini grounded out (first
unassisted); Sosa singled to center; Grace was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio grounded out (third to first); Gutierrez
struck out; Bell flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0,
Astros 0.

CUBS 2ND: Rodriguez popped to shortstop; Hernandez grounded out
(second to first); Houston grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Bagwell lined to center; Alou was called out on
strikes; Everett grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

CUBS 3RD: Blauser was hit by a pitch; Clark struck out; Brown
singled to first [Blauser to second]; Morandini struck out; Sosa
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Berry homered; Eusebio singled to right; Reynolds
struck out; Biggio singled to center [Eusebio to second];
Gutierrez grounded out (pitcher to first) [Eusebio to third,
Biggio to second]; Bell struck out; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs
0, Astros 1.

CUBS 4TH: Grace grounded out (first to pitcher); Rodriguez
struck out; Hernandez struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Bagwell lined to center; Alou lined to left; Everett
singled to center; Berry grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 1.

CUBS 5TH: Houston struck out; Blauser homered; Clark grounded
out (third to first); Brown struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cubs 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Eusebio grounded out (third to first); Reynolds
struck out; Biggio flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs
1, Astros 1.

CUBS 6TH: Morandini singled to center; Sosa doubled to center
[Morandini scored]; Grace singled to left [Sosa to third];
Rodriguez grounded out (first unassisted) [Grace to second];
Hernandez singled to right [Sosa scored, Grace to third];
Houston struck out; Blauser was walked intentionally [Hernandez
to second]; Clark singled to center [Grace scored, Hernandez
scored, Blauser to third]; MILLER REPLACED REYNOLDS (PITCHING);
Brown flied to left; 4 R, 5 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 5, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Gutierrez grounded out (third to first); Bell
homered; Bagwell was hit by a pitch; Alou struck out; Everett
popped to third; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 5, Astros 2.

CUBS 7TH: Morandini grounded out (shortstop to first); Sosa
singled to center; Sosa stole second; Grace singled to center
[Sosa scored]; Rodriguez lined to center; ELARTON REPLACED
MILLER (PITCHING); Hernandez flied to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Cubs 6, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: BROWN CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); JOHNSON
REPLACED RODRIGUEZ (PLAYING CF); Berry reached on an error by
Hernandez; Eusebio grounded out (second to first) [Berry to
second]; INCAVIGLIA BATTED FOR ELARTON; Incaviglia struck out;
Biggio flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 6, Astros 2.

CUBS 8TH: MAGNANTE REPLACED INCAVIGLIA (PITCHING); SERVAIS
BATTED FOR HOUSTON; Servais grounded out (shortstop to first);
Blauser singled to shortstop; Clark out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [Blauser to second]; Brown grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 6, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: SERVAIS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); Gutierrez was
called out on strikes; Bell singled to center; Bagwell grounded
out (pitcher to first) [Bell to second]; Alou homered [Bell
scored]; MULHOLLAND REPLACED CLARK (PITCHING); Everett grounded
out (first unassisted); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 6, Astros 4.

CUBS 9TH: Morandini grounded out (third to first); Sosa grounded
out (shortstop to first); Grace lined to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Cubs 6, Astros 4.

ASTROS 9TH: BECK REPLACED MULHOLLAND (PITCHING); Berry singled
to center; Eusebio forced Berry (first to shortstop); AUSMUS RAN
FOR EUSEBIO; CLARK BATTED FOR MAGNANTE; Clark flied to center;
Biggio walked [Ausmus to second]; Gutierrez forced Biggio (third
to second) [Ausmus to third]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 6,
Astros 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             6  11   1    7
 Astros           4   8   0    7


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