Houston Astros 11, Chicago Cubs 7
Regular Season Game 18
Played on Tuesday, April 25, 2000 (N) at Enron Field

CHI N    2  0  0    0  2  0    2  0  1  -   7 10  0
HOU N    1  0  2    0  0  4    0  4  x  -  11 16  0
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
E. Young 2b                   4   2   2   0       1   0       7   1
Gutierrez ss                  3   1   1   3       1   1       2   2
Grace 1b                      4   2   1   0       1   0       4   0
Sosa cf,rf                    4   0   2   1       1   0       1   0
Rodriguez rf,lf               4   1   1   2       0   2       1   1
  Nieves ph                   1   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
Hill lf                       3   0   0   0       0   1       2   1
  Buford cf                   2   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Andrews 3b                    4   0   1   0       0   0       0   6
Reed c                        3   0   1   0       1   1       6   1
Downs p                       3   1   1   0       0   1       0   0
  Farnsworth p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  R. Brown ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Guthrie p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Williams p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   7  10   7       5   7      24  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Hill-Andrews-E. Young, Gutierrez-Grace, Rodriguez-E. Young-Reed.

BATTING - 
2B: E. Young 2 (8,off Reynolds 2); Sosa (5,off Reynolds).
HR: Gutierrez (3,1st inning off Reynolds 1 on 0 out); Rodriguez (4,7th inning
off Henry 1 on 1 out).
SF: Gutierrez (1,off Reynolds).
Team LOB: 8.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     4   2   2   2       1   0       3   1
Johnson 3b                    4   0   1   1       0   0       0   4
  Henry p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Spiers ph                   1   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Wagner p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Bagwell 1b                    3   2   2   1       1   0       9   0
Hidalgo cf,lf                 4   1   2   3       0   0       2   0
Alou rf                       4   1   4   2       0   0       3   0
Mieske lf                     3   1   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Cedeno cf                   1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Eusebio c                     4   1   1   1       0   1       7   0
Bogar ss                      3   0   2   0       0   1       1   4
Reynolds p                    2   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  Caminiti ph,3b              1   2   1   0       1   0       0   1
Totals                       34  11  16  11       3   5      27  11

BATTING - 
2B: Bagwell (5,off Downs); Hidalgo 2 (6,off Downs,off Williams); Alou (3,off
Downs); Bogar (2,off Guthrie).
HR: Bagwell (7,3rd inning off Downs 0 on 2 out).
SH: Bogar (2,off Farnsworth).
SF: Hidalgo (1,off Downs); Alou (1,off Williams).
HBP: Bagwell (4,by Williams).
IBB: Caminiti (1,by Farnsworth).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Alou (2,2nd base by Farnsworth/Reed).

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Downs L(1-1)                  5     9   6   6   2   3   1  25
Farnsworth                    2     3   1   1   1   2   0   9
Guthrie                       0.1   3   3   3   0   0   0   4
Williams                      0.2   1   1   1   0   0   0   3
Totals                        8    16  11  11   3   5   1  41

Downs faced 3 batters in the 6th inning
HBP: Williams (3,Bagwell).
IBB: Farnsworth (1,Caminiti).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reynolds W(4-0)               6     7   4   4   4   6   1  29
Henry                         2     2   2   2   0   0   1   8
Wagner                        1     1   1   1   1   1   0   5
Totals                        9    10   7   7   5   7   2  42

WP: Henry (1).

Umpires: HP - Tim Timmons, 1B - Marty Foster, 2B - Ron Kulpa, 3B - Angel Hernandez
Time of Game: 3:34   Attendance: 37939


Starting Lineups:

   Chicago Cubs                  Houston Astros           
1. E. Young            2b        Biggio              2b
2. Gutierrez           ss        Johnson             3b
3. Grace               1b        Bagwell             1b
4. Sosa                cf        Hidalgo             cf
5. Rodriguez           rf        Alou                rf
6. Hill                lf        Mieske              lf
7. Andrews             3b        Eusebio             c
8. Reed                c         Bogar               ss
9. Downs               p         Reynolds            p

CUBS 1ST: E. Young doubled to left; Gutierrez homered [E. Young
scored]; Grace flied to left; Sosa flied to right; Rodriguez
struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio singled to left; Johnson popped to first in
foul territory; Bagwell doubled to left [Biggio to third];
Hidalgo sacrifice flied into a double play to left [Biggio
scored, Bagwell out at third (left to third to second)]; 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 1.

CUBS 2ND: Hill flied to right; Andrews grounded out (third to
first); Reed walked; Downs grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Alou singled to left; Mieske forced Alou (third to
second); Eusebio forced Mieske (shortstop to second); Bogar
singled to left [Eusebio to second]; Reynolds struck out; 0 R, 2
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 1.

CUBS 3RD: E. Young lined to second; Gutierrez flied to right;
Grace walked; Sosa walked [Grace to second]; Rodriguez was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Biggio walked; Johnson lined into a double play
(shortstop to first) [Biggio out at first]; Bagwell homered;
Hidalgo doubled to left; Alou singled to center [Hidalgo
scored]; Mieske grounded out (third to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 3.

CUBS 4TH: Hill grounded out (third to first); Andrews grounded
out (shortstop to first); Reed was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Eusebio grounded out (third to first); Bogar was
called out on strikes; Reynolds struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 3.

CUBS 5TH: Downs singled to right; E. Young doubled to left
[Downs to third]; Gutierrez hit a sacrifice fly to center [Downs
scored, E. Young to third]; Grace grounded out (third to first);
Sosa doubled to left [E. Young scored]; Rodriguez flied to
center; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Biggio flied to center; Johnson flied to left;
Bagwell walked; Hidalgo popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cubs 4, Astros 3.

CUBS 6TH: Hill struck out; Andrews singled to left; Reed singled
to center [Andrews to third]; Downs struck out; E. Young walked
[Reed to second]; Gutierrez struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. 
Cubs 4, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: SOSA CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); RODRIGUEZ
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); BUFORD REPLACED HILL (PLAYING
CF); Alou doubled to left; Mieske reached on a fielder's choice
[Alou to third]; Eusebio singled to left [Alou scored, Mieske to
second]; FARNSWORTH REPLACED DOWNS (PITCHING); Bogar out on a
sacrifice bunt (third to second) [Mieske to third, Eusebio to
second]; CAMINITI BATTED FOR REYNOLDS; Caminiti was walked
intentionally; Biggio singled to left [Mieske scored, Eusebio
scored, Caminiti to third, Biggio to second (on throw)]; Johnson
singled to left [Caminiti scored, Biggio to third]; Bagwell
popped to second; Hidalgo flied to center; 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
 Cubs 4, Astros 7.

CUBS 7TH: CAMINITI STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); HIDALGO CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); CEDENO REPLACED MIESKE (PLAYING CF);
HENRY REPLACED JOHNSON (PITCHING); Grace singled to right; Henry
threw a wild pitch [Grace to second]; Sosa flied to center
[Grace to third]; Rodriguez homered [Grace scored]; Buford
grounded out (second to first); Andrews grounded out (shortstop
to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 6, Astros 7.

ASTROS 7TH: Alou singled; Cedeno was called out on strikes; Alou
was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Eusebio
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 6, Astros 7.

CUBS 8TH: Reed grounded out (pitcher to first); R. BROWN BATTED
FOR FARNSWORTH; R. Brown popped to shortstop; E. Young grounded
out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 6, Astros
7.

ASTROS 8TH: GUTHRIE REPLACED R. BROWN (PITCHING); Bogar doubled
to left; Caminiti singled [Bogar to third]; Biggio reached on a
fielder's choice [Bogar out at home (left to third to second),
Caminiti to second]; SPIERS BATTED FOR HENRY; Spiers singled to
right [Caminiti scored, Biggio to second]; WILLIAMS REPLACED
GUTHRIE (PITCHING); Bagwell was hit by a pitch [Biggio to third,
Spiers to second]; Hidalgo doubled to right [Biggio scored,
Spiers scored, Bagwell to third]; Alou sacrifice flied into a
double play to left [Bagwell scored, Hidalgo out at second
(second to catcher)]; 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 6, Astros 11.

CUBS 9TH: WAGNER REPLACED SPIERS (PITCHING); Gutierrez walked;
Grace forced Gutierrez (shortstop to second); Sosa singled to
left [Grace to third]; NIEVES BATTED FOR RODRIGUEZ; Nieves
forced Sosa (third to second) [Grace scored]; Buford was called
out on strikes; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 7, Astros 11.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             7  10   0    8
 Astros          11  16   0    6


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