Houston Astros 4, Chicago Cubs 2
Regular Season Game 1
Played on Tuesday, April 6, 1999 (N) at Astrodome

CHI N    0  1  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  8  1
HOU N    0  0  1    2  1  0    0  0  x  -   4  8  0
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Johnson cf                    4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Morandini 2b                  4   1   1   0       0   1       1   3
Sosa rf                       4   0   0   0       0   3       3   0
Grace 1b                      3   1   3   1       1   0      10   1
Rodriguez lf                  3   0   2   1       1   1       2   1
Santiago c                    4   0   0   0       0   2       5   0
Hernandez ss                  4   0   1   0       0   2       1   3
Gaetti 3b                     4   0   0   0       0   1       0   3
Trachsel p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Houston ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Karchner p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Woodall p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   2   8   2       2  11      24  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Grace-Hernandez-Morandini, Rodriguez-Morandini-Grace.
E: Hernandez (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Morandini (1,off Reynolds); Grace (1,off Reynolds).
HR: Grace (1,2nd inning off Reynolds 0 on 0 out).
SH: Trachsel (1,off Reynolds).
GDP: Santiago (1,off Reynolds).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Rodriguez (1,2nd base by Reynolds/Eusebio).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   1       3   4
Bell rf                       4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Bagwell 1b                    3   1   1   0       1   1       5   1
Caminiti 3b                   3   0   0   0       1   0       1   1
Everett cf                    3   1   2   2       0   1       3   0
Hidalgo lf                    4   1   1   1       0   1       2   0
Eusebio c                     4   1   2   0       0   0      11   1
Gutierrez ss                  3   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Reynolds p                    2   0   1   1       0   0       0   1
  Diaz ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Elarton p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wagner p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   4   8   4       2   5      27   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Eusebio-Biggio, Caminiti-Biggio-Bagwell.

BATTING - 
2B: Eusebio (1,off Trachsel).
HR: Everett (1,4th inning off Trachsel 0 on 0 out); Hidalgo (1,4th inning off
Trachsel 0 on 0 out).
HBP: Everett (1,by Woodall).
GDP: Reynolds (1,off Trachsel).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Bell (1,2nd base off Karchner/Santiago).

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Trachsel L(0-1)               6     7   4   4   2   4   2  27
Karchner                      1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Woodall                       1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        8     8   4   4   2   5   2  34

HBP: Woodall (1,Everett).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reynolds W(1-0)               6     7   2   2   1   7   1  24
Elarton                       2     1   0   0   1   2   0   8
Wagner SV(1)                  1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Totals                        9     8   2   2   2  11   1  35


Umpires: HP - Frank Pulli, 1B - Charlie Williams, 2B - Greg Bonin, 3B - Jeff Nelson
Time of Game: 2:45   Attendance: 51668


Starting Lineups:

   Chicago Cubs                  Houston Astros           
1. Johnson             cf        Biggio              2b
2. Morandini           2b        Bell                rf
3. Sosa                rf        Bagwell             1b
4. Grace               1b        Caminiti            3b
5. Rodriguez           lf        Everett             cf
6. Santiago            c         Hidalgo             lf
7. Hernandez           ss        Eusebio             c
8. Gaetti              3b        Gutierrez           ss
9. Trachsel            p         Reynolds            p

CUBS 1ST: Johnson flied to left; Morandini flied to center; Sosa
was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros
0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio was called out on strikes; Bell grounded out
(shortstop to first); Bagwell was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

CUBS 2ND: Grace homered; Rodriguez singled to center; Santiago
was called out on strikes; Hernandez struck out while Rodriguez
was caught stealing second (catcher to second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Caminiti grounded out (third to first); Everett
struck out; Hidalgo flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs
1, Astros 0.

CUBS 3RD: Gaetti flied to center; Trachsel struck out; Johnson
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Eusebio doubled to center; Gutierrez grounded out
(second to first) [Eusebio to third]; Reynolds singled to left
[Eusebio scored]; Biggio grounded out (pitcher to first)
[Reynolds to second]; Bell reached on an error by Hernandez
[Reynolds to third]; Bagwell walked [Bell to second]; Caminiti
grounded out (first unassisted); 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Cubs 1,
Astros 1.

CUBS 4TH: Morandini doubled to right; On a bunt Sosa grounded
out (pitcher to first); Sammy Sosa called for
interference; Grace singled to left [Morandini to third];
Rodriguez singled to center [Morandini scored, Grace to third];
Santiago grounded into a double play (third to second to first)
[Rodriguez out at second]; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros
1.

ASTROS 4TH: Everett homered; Hidalgo homered; Eusebio singled to
center; Gutierrez struck out; On a bunt Reynolds grounded into a
double play (first to shortstop to second) [Eusebio out at
second]; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 3.

CUBS 5TH: Hernandez singled to center; Gaetti struck out;
Trachsel out on a sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Hernandez to
second]; Johnson grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Biggio flied to right; Bell grounded out (third to
first); Bagwell singled to left; Caminiti walked [Bagwell to
second]; Everett singled to first [Bagwell scored, Caminiti to
third]; Hidalgo flied to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 2,
Astros 4.

CUBS 6TH: Morandini was called out on strikes; Sosa struck out;
Grace doubled to right; Rodriguez walked; Santiago flied to
right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Eusebio grounded out (second to first); Gutierrez
grounded out (third to first); DIAZ BATTED FOR REYNOLDS; Diaz
flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 4.

CUBS 7TH: ELARTON REPLACED DIAZ (PITCHING); Hernandez flied to
left; Gaetti lined to third; HOUSTON BATTED FOR TRACHSEL;
Houston grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cubs 2, Astros 4.

ASTROS 7TH: KARCHNER REPLACED HOUSTON (PITCHING); Biggio
grounded out (shortstop to first); Bell singled to right; Bell
stole second; Bagwell flied to right; Caminiti flied to right; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 4.

CUBS 8TH: Johnson singled to center; Morandini flied to center;
Sosa struck out; Grace walked [Johnson to second]; Rodriguez
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: WOODALL REPLACED KARCHNER (PITCHING); Everett was
hit by a pitch; Hidalgo struck out; Eusebio hit into a double
play (left to second to first) [Everett out at second]; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 4.

CUBS 9TH: WAGNER REPLACED ELARTON (PITCHING); Santiago struck
out; Hernandez struck out; Gaetti popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             2   8   1    6
 Astros           4   8   0    6


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