Chicago Cubs 4, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 26
Played on Wednesday, May 3, 2000 (D) at Wrigley Field

HOU N    0  0  0    1  2  0    0  0  0  -   3  8  0
CHI N    4  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  x  -   4  7  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     4   1   2   0       1   1       1   5
Berkman rf                    5   0   1   2       0   1       2   0
Bagwell 1b                    5   0   1   0       0   2      11   0
Caminiti 3b                   4   0   1   0       1   2       0   2
Hidalgo cf                    4   1   2   1       0   0       5   0
Ward lf                       2   0   0   0       2   0       1   0
  Lugo pr,ss                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Eusebio c                     3   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
  Meluskey ph,c               1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Bogar ss                      3   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
  Mieske ph,lf                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Holt p                        2   1   1   0       0   1       0   2
  Spiers ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  J. Powell p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cedeno ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       36   3   8   3       4  10      24  11

BATTING - 
2B: Biggio (4,off Lieber).
HR: Hidalgo (7,4th inning off Lieber 0 on 1 out).
IBB: Ward (1,by Lieber).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Biggio (4,2nd base off Lieber/Reed).

Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
E. Young 2b                   3   1   1   1       0   0       4   4
Gutierrez ss                  3   0   1   0       1   0       0   2
Grace 1b                      4   1   1   0       0   0       7   0
Sosa rf                       3   0   1   0       1   1       2   0
Rodriguez lf                  4   1   1   1       0   0       1   0
Greene 3b                     3   1   0   0       1   1       1   4
  Aguilera p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Reed c                        3   0   0   0       1   0      10   0
Buford cf                     4   0   1   2       0   1       1   0
Lieber p                      3   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Farnsworth p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Andrews 3b                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       30   4   7   4       4   3      27  10

FIELDING - 
E: E. Young (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Rodriguez (7,off Holt).
HR: E. Young (2,1st inning off Holt 0 on 0 out).
HBP: E. Young (1,by Holt).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Holt L(1-4)                   6     7   4   4   4   2   1  29
J. Powell                     2     0   0   0   0   1   0   6
Totals                        8     7   4   4   4   3   1  35

WP: Holt (2).
HBP: Holt (2,E. Young).

Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lieber W(3-2)                 7.2   6   3   3   4   7   1  33
Farnsworth                    0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   2
Aguilera SV(6)                1     2   0   0   0   2   0   5
Totals                        9     8   3   3   4  10   1  40

WP: Lieber (2).
IBB: Lieber (2,Ward).

Umpires: HP - Dale Scott, 1B - Tim Welke, 2B - Gary Cederstrom, 3B - Mike Fichter
Time of Game: 2:37   Attendance: 26828


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Chicago Cubs             
1. Biggio              2b        E. Young            2b
2. Berkman             rf        Gutierrez           ss
3. Bagwell             1b        Grace               1b
4. Caminiti            3b        Sosa                rf
5. Hidalgo             cf        Rodriguez           lf
6. Ward                lf        Greene              3b
7. Eusebio             c         Reed                c
8. Bogar               ss        Buford              cf
9. Holt                p         Lieber              p

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio flied to left; Berkman was called out on
strikes; Bagwell struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Cubs 0.

CUBS 1ST: E. Young homered; Gutierrez grounded out (third to
first); Grace singled to center; Holt threw a wild pitch [Grace
to second]; Sosa was called out on strikes; Rodriguez doubled to
left [Grace scored]; Greene walked; Reed walked [Rodriguez to
third, Greene to second]; Buford singled to left [Rodriguez
scored, Greene scored, Reed to second]; Lieber singled to center
[Reed to third, Buford to second]; E. Young forced Lieber
(shortstop to second); 4 R, 5 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 4.

ASTROS 2ND: Caminiti singled to center; Hidalgo popped to
second; Ward walked [Caminiti to second]; Eusebio forced Ward
(third to second) [Caminiti to third]; Bogar forced Eusebio
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 4.

CUBS 2ND: Gutierrez walked; Grace flied to center; Sosa walked
[Gutierrez to second]; Rodriguez flied to center; Greene
grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
0, Cubs 4.

ASTROS 3RD: Holt struck out; Biggio walked; Biggio stole second;
Berkman flied to center [Biggio to third]; Bagwell flied to
right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 4.

CUBS 3RD: Reed grounded out (third to first); Buford grounded
out (pitcher to first); Lieber grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 4.

ASTROS 4TH: Caminiti was called out on strikes; Hidalgo homered;
Ward grounded out (third to first); Eusebio was called out on
strikes; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 4.

CUBS 4TH: E. Young was hit by a pitch; E. Young was picked off
first (pitcher to first); Gutierrez singled to second; Grace
forced Gutierrez (second to shortstop); Sosa singled to center
[Grace to second]; Rodriguez lined to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Bogar grounded out (second to first); Holt singled;
Biggio doubled to right [Holt to third]; Berkman singled to
center [Holt scored, Biggio scored]; Bagwell forced Berkman
(third to second); Caminiti walked [Bagwell to second]; Hidalgo
lined to right; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 4.

CUBS 5TH: Greene flied to right; Reed grounded out (second to
first); Buford struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs
4.

ASTROS 6TH: Ward grounded out (second to first); Eusebio
grounded out (shortstop to first); Bogar grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 4.

CUBS 6TH: Lieber flied to left; E. Young grounded out (second to
first); Gutierrez grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 4.

ASTROS 7TH: SPIERS BATTED FOR HOLT; Spiers grounded out (second
to first); Biggio struck out; Berkman popped to third; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 4.

CUBS 7TH: J. POWELL REPLACED SPIERS (PITCHING); Grace popped to
center; Sosa flied to right; Rodriguez flied to center; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 4.

ASTROS 8TH: Bagwell struck out; Caminiti grounded out (second to
first); Hidalgo singled; Lieber threw a wild pitch [Hidalgo to
second]; Ward was walked intentionally; FARNSWORTH REPLACED
LIEBER (PITCHING); MELUSKEY BATTED FOR EUSEBIO; LUGO RAN FOR
WARD; Meluskey reached on an error by E. Young [Hidalgo to
third, Lugo to second]; MIESKE BATTED FOR BOGAR; Mieske struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 4.

CUBS 8TH: LUGO STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); MELUSKEY STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING C ); MIESKE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Greene
struck out; Reed grounded out (first unassisted); Buford
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3,
Cubs 4.

ASTROS 9TH: ANDREWS REPLACED FARNSWORTH (PLAYING 3B); AGUILERA
REPLACED GREENE (PITCHING); CEDENO BATTED FOR J. POWELL; Cedeno
struck out; Biggio singled to left; Berkman popped to third;
Bagwell singled to left [Biggio to second]; Caminiti struck out;
0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3   8   0   10
 Cubs             4   7   1    7


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