Chicago Cubs 2, Houston Astros 1 (11 innings)
Regular Season Game 124
Played on Sunday, August 16, 1998 (D) at Astrodome

CHI N    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  -   2  7  1
HOU N    0  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  0    0  0  -   1  3  0
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Morandini 2b                  5   1   1   0       0   1       2   1
Grace 1b                      3   0   1   0       2   0       7   1
Sosa rf                       5   1   1   1       0   2       4   0
Rodriguez lf                  4   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
  Hill ph                     0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Beck p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Johnson cf                    4   0   1   0       0   0       4   0
  Alexander ph,3b             1   0   1   1       0   0       0   1
Hernandez 3b,cf               4   0   0   0       0   4       1   0
Houston c                     4   0   1   0       0   1      12   0
Blauser ss                    4   0   0   0       0   2       1   4
Wood p                        3   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
  Karchner p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Brown ph,lf                 1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       38   2   7   2       3  13      33   9

FIELDING - 
E: Blauser (13).

BATTING - 
2B: Grace (28,off Bergman); Brown (14,off Powell).
HR: Sosa (47,4th inning off Bergman 0 on 1 out).
GDP: Houston (6,off Bergman).
IBB: Hill (1,by Miller).
Team LOB: 6.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     5   0   1   0       0   1       1   3
Spiers 3b                     4   0   0   0       0   3       2   2
Bell rf                       4   0   0   0       1   1       1   1
Bagwell 1b                    5   0   0   0       0   2       9   3
Alou lf                       5   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
Everett cf                    3   1   2   0       1   0       3   0
Eusebio c                     3   0   0   0       1   0      14   0
Gutierrez ss                  3   0   0   1       0   0       1   5
Bergman p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       2   1
  Clark ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Magnante p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Henry p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Incaviglia ph               1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Powell p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Miller p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   1   3   1       3  12      33  15

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

BATTING - 
2B: Biggio (38,off Wood); Everett (30,off Wood).
SH: Bergman (7,off Wood).
SF: Gutierrez (6,off Wood).
HBP: Spiers (4,by Beck).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Biggio 2 (39,2nd base off Wood/Houston,3rd base off Wood/Houston).

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wood                          8     3   1   1   2  11   0  30
Karchner W(1-0)               2     0   0   0   0   1   0   6
Beck SV(36)                   1     0   0   0   1   0   0   5
Totals                       11     3   1   1   3  12   0  41

WP: Wood (5).
BK: Wood (3).
HBP: Beck (1,Spiers).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bergman                       8     4   1   1   0   9   1  27
Magnante                      0.1   0   0   0   1   1   0   2
Henry                         1.2   1   0   0   0   3   0   6
Powell L(4-5)                 0.2   1   1   1   1   0   0   4
Miller                        0.1   1   0   0   1   0   0   2
Totals                       11     7   2   2   3  13   1  41

WP: Bergman (6).
IBB: Miller (1,Hill).

Umpires: HP - Paul Schrieber, 1B - Dana DeMuth, 2B - Charlie Reliford, 3B - CB Bucknor
Time of Game: 3:15   Attendance: 52199


Starting Lineups:

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

CUBS 1ST: Morandini flied to center; Grace doubled to right;
Sosa struck out; Rodriguez grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio doubled to center; Spiers struck out; Bell
grounded out (second to first) [Biggio to third]; Bagwell popped
to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

CUBS 2ND: Johnson singled to second; Hernandez struck out;
Houston grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Johnson out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Alou was called out on strikes; Everett singled to
shortstop; Wood balked [Everett to second]; Eusebio flied to
right [Everett to third]; Gutierrez grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

CUBS 3RD: Blauser popped to third; Wood struck out; Morandini
lined to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Bergman struck out; Biggio lined to right; Spiers
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

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

ASTROS 4TH: Bell flied to center; Bagwell was called out on
strikes; Alou struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros
0.

CUBS 5TH: Hernandez struck out; Houston grounded out (second to
first); Blauser was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Cubs 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Everett doubled to right; Eusebio walked while
Everett advanced to third on a wild pitch; Gutierrez out on a
sacrifice fly to center [Everett scored]; Bergman out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Eusebio to second]; Biggio
struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 1.

CUBS 6TH: Wood grounded out (shortstop to first); Morandini
singled to second; Grace grounded out (first unassisted)
[Morandini to second]; Bergman threw a wild pitch [Morandini to
third]; Sosa struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Spiers flied to left; Bell was called out on
strikes; Bagwell struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1,
Astros 1.

CUBS 7TH: Rodriguez flied to right; Johnson grounded out (second
to first); Hernandez struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Alou grounded out (shortstop to first); Everett
walked; Eusebio grounded out (shortstop to first) [Everett to
second]; Gutierrez grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 1.

CUBS 8TH: Houston struck out; Blauser flied to center; Wood
grounded out (pitcher to third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cubs 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: CLARK BATTED FOR BERGMAN; Clark struck out; Biggio
reached on an error by Blauser; Biggio stole second; Spiers was
called out on strikes; Biggio stole third; Bell grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 1.

CUBS 9TH: MAGNANTE REPLACED CLARK (PITCHING); Morandini was
called out on strikes; Grace walked; HENRY REPLACED MAGNANTE
(PITCHING); Sosa popped to third; Rodriguez struck out; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 9TH: KARCHNER REPLACED WOOD (PITCHING); Bagwell flied to
center; Alou lined to third; Everett lined to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 1.

CUBS 10TH: Johnson grounded out (shortstop to first); Hernandez
struck out; Houston singled to right; Blauser struck out; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 10TH: Eusebio grounded out (pitcher to first); Gutierrez
flied to center; INCAVIGLIA BATTED FOR HENRY; Incaviglia struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 1.

CUBS 11TH: POWELL REPLACED INCAVIGLIA (PITCHING); BROWN BATTED
FOR KARCHNER; Brown doubled to second; Morandini reached on a
fielder's choice [Brown out at third (first to third to
shortstop to first to shortstop), Morandini to second (on
throw)]; Grace walked; Sosa grounded out (shortstop to first)
[Morandini to third, Grace to second]; MILLER REPLACED POWELL
(PITCHING); HILL BATTED FOR RODRIGUEZ; Hill was walked
intentionally; ALEXANDER BATTED FOR JOHNSON; Alexander singled
to second [Morandini scored, Grace out at home (right to
catcher), Hill to second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros
1.

ASTROS 11TH: HERNANDEZ CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); BROWN
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); ALEXANDER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING
3B); BECK REPLACED HILL (PITCHING); Biggio grounded out (third
to first); Spiers was hit by a pitch; Bell walked [Spiers to
second]; Bagwell flied to right [Spiers to third]; Alou forced
Bell (shortstop to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 2,
Astros 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             2   7   1    6
 Astros           1   3   0    7


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