Houston Astros 5, Chicago Cubs 4 (11 innings)
Regular Season Game 123
Played on Saturday, August 15, 1998 (N) at Astrodome

CHI N    0  0  4    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  -   4  8  1
HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  1    1  0  1    0  1  -   5  9  0
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Johnson cf                    5   1   2   0       0   0       5   0
Blauser ss                    4   1   0   0       1   1       2   3
Grace 1b                      4   1   1   0       1   2      11   0
Sosa rf                       5   1   2   1       0   2       4   1
Hill lf                       4   0   2   2       0   0       1   0
  Brown lf                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Hernandez 3b                  5   0   1   1       0   1       0   4
Alexander 2b                  4   0   0   0       0   3       3   3
Servais c                     4   0   0   0       1   0       5   0
Tapani p                      3   0   0   0       0   3       0   1
  Heredia p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Karchner p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Morandini ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Beck p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Adams p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mulholland p                0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       40   4   8   4       3  13      32  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Sosa-Grace, Blauser-Alexander-Grace.
E: Mulholland (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Hernandez (16,off Hampton).
HBP: Alexander (1,by Hampton).
GDP: Hernandez (9,off Hampton).
IBB: Servais (6,by Hampton).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Johnson (4,2nd base off Hampton/Ausmus).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     3   1   1   0       3   1       1   2
Gutierrez ss                  4   0   2   0       1   0       3   3
Bell rf                       5   0   0   1       0   0       3   0
Bagwell 1b                    4   0   0   0       1   1      10   1
Alou lf                       4   3   3   2       1   0       1   0
Everett cf                    4   0   1   0       1   0       1   0
Berry 3b                      3   0   1   1       1   0       0   2
  Bogar pr                    0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ausmus c                      4   0   1   0       0   0      13   0
Hampton p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Clark ph                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Incaviglia ph               1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Elarton p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Spiers ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wagner p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Eusebio ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       36   5   9   4       8   4      33  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Hampton-Gutierrez-Bagwell.

BATTING - 
2B: Everett (29,off Tapani).
HR: Alou 2 (35,4th inning off Tapani 0 on 2 out,9th inning off Beck 0 on 0
out).
SH: Gutierrez (3,off Mulholland); Ausmus (3,off Mulholland).
SF: Bell (9,off Tapani); Berry (3,off Tapani).
GDP: Bell (12,off Karchner).
IBB: Bagwell (6,by Mulholland); Alou (6,by Mulholland); Biggio (5,by Mulholland).
Team LOB: 11.

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Tapani                        6.2   6   3   3   1   3   1  26
Heredia                       0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Karchner                      1     1   0   0   1   0   0   4
Beck                          1     2   1   1   0   0   1   5
Adams                         0     0   0   0   1   0   0   1
Mulholland L(3-3)             1.2   0   1   0   5   1   0  11
Totals                       10.2   9   5   4   8   4   2  48

Adams faced 1 batter in the 10th inning
IBB: Mulholland 3 (6,Bagwell,Alou,Biggio).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hampton                       7     8   4   4   3   7   0  32
Elarton                       2     0   0   0   0   1   0   6
Wagner W(3-3)                 2     0   0   0   0   5   0   6
Totals                       11     8   4   4   3  13   0  44

HBP: Hampton (3,Alexander).
IBB: Hampton (1,Servais).

Umpires: HP - CB Bucknor, 1B - Paul Schrieber, 2B - Dana DeMuth, 3B - Charlie Reliford
Time of Game: 3:32   Attendance: 52003


Starting Lineups:

   Chicago Cubs                  Houston Astros           
1. Johnson             cf        Biggio              2b
2. Blauser             ss        Gutierrez           ss
3. Grace               1b        Bell                rf
4. Sosa                rf        Bagwell             1b
5. Hill                lf        Alou                lf
6. Hernandez           3b        Everett             cf
7. Alexander           2b        Berry               3b
8. Servais             c         Ausmus              c
9. Tapani              p         Hampton             p

CUBS 1ST: Johnson grounded out (second to first); Blauser
grounded out (third to first); Grace walked; Sosa struck out; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

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

CUBS 2ND: Hill singled to center; Hernandez grounded into a
double play (pitcher to shortstop to first) [Hill out at
second]; Alexander was hit by a pitch; Servais lined to right; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Bagwell struck out; Alou flied to right; Everett
walked; Berry singled to first [Everett to second]; Ausmus lined
to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

CUBS 3RD: Tapani struck out; Johnson singled to center; Blauser
walked [Johnson to second]; Grace singled to right [Johnson to
third, Blauser to second]; Sosa singled to shortstop [Johnson
scored, Blauser to third, Grace to second]; Hill singled to
first [Blauser scored, Grace scored, Sosa to third]; Hernandez
doubled to center [Sosa scored, Hill to third]; Alexander lined
to center; Servais was walked intentionally; Tapani was called
out on strikes; 4 R, 5 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Hampton popped to second; Biggio grounded out (third
to first); Gutierrez grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 0.

CUBS 4TH: Johnson singled to center; Johnson stole second;
Blauser flied to left; Grace grounded out (second to first)
[Johnson to third]; Sosa flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cubs 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Bell popped to shortstop; Bagwell lined to right;
Alou homered; Everett grounded out (pitcher to first); 1 R, 1 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 1.

CUBS 5TH: Hill popped to first; Hernandez grounded out
(shortstop to first); Alexander struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Berry lined to left; Ausmus flied to center; Hampton
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 1.

CUBS 6TH: Servais lined to shortstop; Tapani struck out; Johnson
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 4,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Biggio singled to right; Gutierrez singled to
shortstop [Biggio to third]; Bell out on a sacrifice fly to
center [Biggio scored]; Bagwell lined into a double play (right
to first) [Gutierrez out at first]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs
4, Astros 2.

CUBS 7TH: Blauser struck out; Grace was called out on strikes;
Sosa singled to shortstop; Hill grounded out (third to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: BROWN REPLACED HILL (PLAYING LF); Alou singled to
left; Everett doubled to center [Alou to third]; Berry out on a
sacrifice fly to center [Alou scored, Everett to third]; Ausmus
reached on a fielder's choice [Everett out at home (second to
catcher)]; CLARK BATTED FOR HAMPTON; HEREDIA REPLACED TAPANI
(PITCHING); INCAVIGLIA BATTED FOR CLARK; Incaviglia forced
Ausmus (shortstop to second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 4,
Astros 3.

CUBS 8TH: ELARTON REPLACED INCAVIGLIA (PITCHING); Hernandez
popped to first; Alexander was called out on strikes; Servais
popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: KARCHNER REPLACED HEREDIA (PITCHING); Biggio walked;
Gutierrez singled to first [Biggio to second]; Bell grounded
into a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Biggio to
third, Gutierrez out at second]; Bagwell lined to shortstop; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 3.

CUBS 9TH: MORANDINI BATTED FOR KARCHNER; Morandini lined to
right; Johnson grounded out (first to pitcher); Blauser grounded
out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros
3.

ASTROS 9TH: BECK REPLACED MORANDINI (PITCHING); Alou homered;
Everett lined to center; Berry popped to first; Ausmus singled
to center; SPIERS BATTED FOR ELARTON; Spiers grounded out
(second to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 4.

CUBS 10TH: WAGNER REPLACED SPIERS (PITCHING); Grace struck out;
Sosa struck out; Brown struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs
4, Astros 4.

ASTROS 10TH: ADAMS REPLACED BECK (PITCHING); Biggio walked;
MULHOLLAND REPLACED ADAMS (PITCHING); Gutierrez out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher unassisted) [Biggio to second]; Bell
lined to right [Biggio to third]; Bagwell was walked
intentionally; Alou was walked intentionally [Bagwell to
second]; Everett grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 3
LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 4.

CUBS 11TH: Hernandez struck out; Alexander struck out; Servais
popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 4.

ASTROS 11TH: Berry walked; Ausmus out on a sacrifice bunt (third
to first) [Berry to second]; EUSEBIO BATTED FOR WAGNER; Eusebio
struck out; Biggio was walked intentionally; BOGAR RAN FOR
BERRY; Gutierrez walked [Bogar to third, Biggio to second]; Bell
reached on an error by Mulholland [Bogar scored (unearned) (no
RBI), Biggio to third, Gutierrez to second]; 1 R (0 ER), 0 H, 1
E, 3 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             4   8   1    7
 Astros           5   9   0   11


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