Houston Astros 6, Chicago Cubs 1
Regular Season Game 110
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Friday, August 6, 1999 (D) at Wrigley Field

HOU N    3  0  0    0  1  0    0  1  1  -   6 10  0
CHI N    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  8  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     4   1   1   0       1   0       1   6
Spiers ss,3b                  4   1   1   0       1   1       2   1
Bagwell 1b                    4   2   2   0       1   0      10   0
Bell rf                       5   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Everett cf                    5   2   4   5       0   0       4   0
Ward lf                       3   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hidalgo ph,lf               2   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Bako c                        4   0   1   0       1   0      10   0
Johnson 3b                    2   0   0   1       1   0       0   2
  Bogar ss                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Lima p                        2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Powell p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   6  10   6       5   2      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Spiers, Biggio-Bagwell.

BATTING - 
2B: Bako (11,off Farnsworth); Bagwell (24,off Farnsworth); Everett (21,off
Rain).
HR: Everett (12,1st inning off Farnsworth 2 on 2 out).
SH: Lima 2 (11,off Farnsworth,off Rain).
SF: Johnson (3,off Rain).
Team LOB: 10.

Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Meyers cf                     4   0   0   0       1   1       4   0
Alexander 2b                  4   0   1   0       0   1       4   1
Grace 1b                      4   1   2   1       0   0       6   1
Sosa rf                       3   0   0   0       1   2       2   0
Rodriguez lf                  2   0   1   0       2   1       6   0
Houston 3b                    4   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
Nieves ss                     4   0   1   0       0   1       1   2
Santiago c                    4   0   1   0       0   2       3   0
Farnsworth p                  2   0   1   0       0   0       1   2
  Morandini ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Serafini p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Rain p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Reed ph                     1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   1   8   1       4  10      27   8

FIELDING - 
PB: Santiago (8).

BATTING - 
HR: Grace (12,1st inning off Lima 0 on 2 out).
GDP: Meyers (1,off Powell).
Team LOB: 9.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lima W(15-6)                  7.1   6   1   1   3   7   1  30
Powell SV(3)                  1.2   2   0   0   1   3   0   7
Totals                        9     8   1   1   4  10   1  37

WP: Lima (7).

Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Farnsworth L(2-5)             7     6   4   4   3   1   1  31
Serafini                      0     2   1   1   1   0   0   3
Rain                          2     2   1   1   1   1   0   9
Totals                        9    10   6   6   5   2   1  43

Serafini faced 3 batters in the 8th inning

Umpires: HP - Jerry Crawford, 1B - Paul Nauert, 2B - Brian Gorman, 3B - Eric Gregg
Time of Game: 2:52   


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Chicago Cubs             
1. Biggio              2b        Meyers              cf
2. Spiers              ss        Alexander           2b
3. Bagwell             1b        Grace               1b
4. Bell                rf        Sosa                rf
5. Everett             cf        Rodriguez           lf
6. Ward                lf        Houston             3b
7. Bako                c         Nieves              ss
8. Johnson             3b        Santiago            c
9. Lima                p         Farnsworth          p

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio flied to left; Spiers singled to center;
Bagwell walked [Spiers to second]; Bell struck out; Everett
homered [Spiers scored, Bagwell scored]; Ward flied to left; 3
R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 0.

CUBS 1ST: Meyers walked; Debut game for Chad Meyers;
Alexander lined into a double play (shortstop unassisted)
[Meyers out at second]; Grace homered; Sosa walked; Rodriguez
walked [Sosa to second]; Houston grounded out (second to first);
1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Bako flied to left; Johnson walked; Lima reached on
a fielder's choice on a sacrifice bunt [Johnson to second];
Biggio popped to catcher; Spiers lined to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 1.

CUBS 2ND: Nieves struck out; Santiago struck out; Farnsworth
singled to center; Lima threw a wild pitch [Farnsworth to
second]; Meyers struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3,
Cubs 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Bagwell flied to left; Bell grounded out (pitcher to
first); Everett grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 1.

CUBS 3RD: Alexander struck out; Grace flied to center; Sosa
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Ward grounded out (first to pitcher); Bako doubled
to right; Johnson grounded out (second to first) [Bako to
third]; Lima flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3,
Cubs 1.

CUBS 4TH: Rodriguez singled to right; Houston struck out; Nieves
grounded out (second to first) [Rodriguez to second]; Santiago
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3,
Cubs 1.

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

CUBS 5TH: Farnsworth grounded out (second to first); Meyers
grounded out (third to first); Alexander grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Cubs 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Bako grounded out (pitcher to first); Johnson
grounded out (third to first); Lima lined to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Cubs 1.

CUBS 6TH: Grace grounded out (second to first); Sosa flied to
center; Rodriguez was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 4, Cubs 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Biggio popped to shortstop; Spiers flied to center;
Bagwell doubled to center; Bell popped to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 4, Cubs 1.

CUBS 7TH: Houston grounded out (second to first); Nieves flied
to center; Santiago singled to left; MORANDINI BATTED FOR
FARNSWORTH; Morandini flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 4, Cubs 1.

ASTROS 8TH: SERAFINI REPLACED MORANDINI (PITCHING); Everett
singled to center; HIDALGO BATTED FOR WARD; Hidalgo singled to
left [Everett to second]; Santiago allowed a passed ball
[Everett to third, Hidalgo to second]; Bako walked; RAIN
REPLACED SERAFINI (PITCHING); Johnson out on a sacrifice fly to
center [Everett scored]; Lima out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher
to second) [Hidalgo to third, Bako to second]; Biggio walked;
Spiers was called out on strikes; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros
5, Cubs 1.

CUBS 8TH: SPIERS CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 3B); HIDALGO STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING LF); BOGAR REPLACED JOHNSON (PLAYING SS);
Meyers grounded out (shortstop to first); Alexander singled to
center; Grace singled to right [Alexander to second]; POWELL
REPLACED LIMA (PITCHING); Sosa struck out; Rodriguez walked
[Alexander to third, Grace to second]; Houston struck out; 0 R,
2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 5, Cubs 1.

ASTROS 9TH: Bagwell singled to left; Bell flied to left; Everett
doubled to left [Bagwell scored]; Hidalgo flied to left; Bako
flied to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Cubs 1.

CUBS 9TH: Nieves singled to left; Santiago struck out; REED
BATTED FOR RAIN; Reed singled to center [Nieves to second];
Meyers grounded into a double play (second to first) [Reed out
at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Cubs 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           6  10   0   10
 Cubs             1   8   0    9


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