Houston Astros 5, Chicago Cubs 3
Regular Season Game 144
Played on Saturday, September 11, 1999 (D) at Astrodome

CHI N    0  0  0    1  0  0    1  1  0  -   3  7  1
HOU N    0  1  2    1  1  0    0  0  x  -   5  7  2
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Porter cf                     3   0   0   0       0   3       2   0
  Brown ph                    1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  McNichol p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sanders p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Meyers 2b                     3   0   0   0       0   1       2   1
  Morandini ph,2b             1   0   1   0       0   0       2   1
Grace 1b                      3   1   1   1       0   2       6   0
Sosa rf                       4   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
Rodriguez lf                  3   1   1   1       1   0       3   0
Liniak 3b                     3   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Hill ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gaetti 3b                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Nieves ss                     3   0   0   1       0   0       1   6
Molina c                      3   0   0   0       0   1       7   2
  Blauser ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Bowie p                       2   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Myers p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Johnson ph,cf               2   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   3   7   3       1   9      24  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Molina-Liniak, Nieves-Morandini-Grace.
E: Myers (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Rodriguez (29,off Lima).
SF: Nieves (2,off Lima); Grace (9,off Lima).
Team LOB: 6.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     4   1   0   0       1   0       1   4
Gutierrez ss                  4   1   2   1       0   1       1   4
Bagwell 1b                    3   1   0   0       1   0      11   0
Everett cf,rf                 2   1   0   0       1   1       4   0
Caminiti 3b                   2   0   1   1       2   1       0   3
Thompson rf                   3   0   1   1       0   2       0   0
  Berkman pr,rf,lf            1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Mieske lf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Bako c                      0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Eusebio c                     3   1   2   2       1   0       8   0
  Barker pr,cf                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Lima p                        2   0   0   0       1   1       0   0
  Powell p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Johnson ph                  0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Wagner p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       28   5   7   5       8   7      27  11

FIELDING - 
E: Gutierrez (7), Thompson (1).

BATTING - 
HR: Eusebio (4,4th inning off Bowie 0 on 1 out).
HBP: Everett (9,by Bowie).
GDP: Mieske (4,off McNichol).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Gutierrez (5,3rd base by Bowie/Molina); Biggio (12,2nd base by Myers/Molina).

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bowie L(1-6)                  4.2   6   5   5   4   5   1  24
Myers                         2.1   0   0   0   2   2   0   8
McNichol                      0.2   1   0   0   2   0   0   4
Sanders                       0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        8     7   5   5   8   7   1  37

WP: Bowie (1).
BK: Bowie (1).
HBP: Bowie (2,Everett).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lima W(20-7)                  7.1   7   3   2   0   7   0  30
Powell                        0.2   0   0   0   1   1   0   3
Wagner SV(36)                 1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     7   3   2   1   9   0  36


Umpires: HP - Gerry Davis, 1B - Mark Wegner, 2B - Paul Emmel, 3B - Rich Rieker
Time of Game: 2:41   Attendance: 52010


Starting Lineups:

   Chicago Cubs                  Houston Astros           
1. Porter              cf        Biggio              2b
2. Meyers              2b        Gutierrez           ss
3. Grace               1b        Bagwell             1b
4. Sosa                rf        Everett             cf
5. Rodriguez           lf        Caminiti            3b
6. Liniak              3b        Thompson            rf
7. Nieves              ss        Mieske              lf
8. Molina              c         Eusebio             c
9. Bowie               p         Lima                p

CUBS 1ST: Porter struck out; Meyers struck out; Grace struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

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

CUBS 2ND: Sosa reached on an error by Gutierrez; Rodriguez flied
to left; Liniak grounded out (shortstop to first) [Sosa to
second]; Nieves grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Everett was hit by a pitch; Caminiti walked [Everett
to second]; Thompson struck out; Mieske popped to shortstop;
Eusebio singled to center [Everett scored, Caminiti to second];
Lima struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 1.

CUBS 3RD: Molina grounded out (third to first); Bowie grounded
out (shortstop to first); Porter struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Biggio walked; Bowie threw a wild pitch [Biggio to
second]; Gutierrez singled to center [Biggio scored]; Bagwell
walked [Gutierrez to second]; Everett struck out while Gutierrez
was caught stealing third (catcher to third); Caminiti singled
to left [Bagwell scored]; Bowie balked [Caminiti to second];
Thompson struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 3.

CUBS 4TH: Meyers grounded out (shortstop to first); Grace
singled to right; Sosa singled to right [Grace to third (error
by Thompson)]; Rodriguez forced Sosa (second to shortstop)
[Grace scored (unearned)]; Liniak grounded out (second to
first); 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Mieske flied to left; Eusebio homered; Lima grounded
out (second to first); Biggio flied to left; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 4.

CUBS 5TH: Nieves grounded out (second to first); Molina grounded
out (third to first); Bowie singled to center; Porter struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Gutierrez singled to center; Bagwell flied to
center; Everett flied to center; Caminiti walked [Gutierrez to
second]; Thompson singled to center [Gutierrez scored, Caminiti
to second]; MYERS REPLACED BOWIE (PITCHING); BERKMAN RAN FOR
THOMPSON; Mieske struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 1,
Astros 5.

CUBS 6TH: BERKMAN STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); Meyers flied to
center; Grace struck out; Sosa popped to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 5.

ASTROS 6TH: Eusebio grounded out (shortstop to first); Lima
walked; Biggio forced Lima (shortstop to second); Biggio was
caught stealing second (catcher to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 5.

CUBS 7TH: Rodriguez doubled to right; Liniak grounded out
(second to first) [Rodriguez to third]; Nieves out on a
sacrifice fly to center [Rodriguez scored]; Molina struck out; 1
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 5.

ASTROS 7TH: Gutierrez grounded out (first unassisted); Bagwell
grounded out (shortstop to first); Everett walked; Everett was
picked off first but was safe on an error by Myers [Everett to
third]; Caminiti struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 2,
Astros 5.

CUBS 8TH: JOHNSON BATTED FOR MYERS; Johnson singled to center;
BROWN BATTED FOR PORTER; Brown singled to right [Johnson to
second]; MORANDINI BATTED FOR MEYERS; Morandini singled to
center [Johnson to third, Brown to second]; Grace out on a
sacrifice fly to center [Johnson scored]; POWELL REPLACED LIMA
(PITCHING); Sosa struck out; Rodriguez walked [Brown to third,
Morandini to second]; HILL BATTED FOR LINIAK; Hill lined to
second; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 5.

ASTROS 8TH: MCNICHOL REPLACED BROWN (PITCHING); MORANDINI STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); GAETTI REPLACED HILL (PLAYING 3B); JOHNSON
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); Berkman singled to left; Mieske
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Berkman out at second]; Eusebio walked; JOHNSON BATTED FOR
POWELL; Johnson walked [Eusebio to second]; SANDERS REPLACED
MCNICHOL (PITCHING); BARKER RAN FOR EUSEBIO; Biggio forced
Johnson (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 3,
Astros 5.

CUBS 9TH: EVERETT CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); BERKMAN
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); BAKO REPLACED MIESKE (PLAYING C
); BARKER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); WAGNER REPLACED JOHNSON
(PITCHING); Nieves flied to right; BLAUSER BATTED FOR MOLINA;
Blauser struck out; Johnson grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             3   7   1    6
 Astros           5   7   2    8


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