Houston Astros 10, Chicago Cubs 7
Regular Season Game 126
Played on Tuesday, August 22, 2000 (N) at Enron Field

CHI N    2  0  1    1  2  1    0  0  0  -   7  8  0
HOU N    2  0  2    0  2  0    3  1  x  -  10  9  1
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Meyers 2b                     4   0   0   1       0   0       4   1
Gutierrez ss                  3   3   2   1       2   0       0   1
Sosa rf                       5   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
White lf                      5   2   4   4       0   0       2   0
Buford cf                     3   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
  Van Poppel p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Grace ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Farnsworth p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Worrell p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  E. Young ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Greene 3b                     3   1   0   0       1   1       0   1
B. Brown 1b                   3   0   0   0       1   1       2   0
Girardi c                     3   0   1   0       1   0      12   1
Wood p                        1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Matthews ph,cf              2   1   1   1       1   0       1   0
Totals                       34   7   8   7       6   4      24   4

BATTING - 
3B: Matthews (2,off B. Powell).
HR: White 2 (13,1st inning off B. Powell 1 on 2 out,4th inning off B. Powell
0 on 0 out); Gutierrez (9,3rd inning off B. Powell 0 on 2 out).
SF: Meyers (1,off B. Powell).
GDP: Grace (5,off Valdes).
Team LOB: 7.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cedeno lf                     3   2   1   0       2   1       5   0
Lugo 2b                       4   1   0   0       1   2       2   1
Bagwell 1b                    3   4   3   2       1   0       5   2
Hidalgo cf                    4   1   1   1       0   3       3   0
Alou rf                       4   1   2   4       0   1       3   0
Meluskey c                    2   0   1   1       2   0       4   0
Spiers 3b                     4   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
  Cabrera p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Bogar ss                      4   1   1   1       0   1       2   1
B. Powell p                   2   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  Green p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ward ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Valdes p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Franklin p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Truby 3b                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       32  10   9   9       6  12      27   6

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Bagwell-Bogar-Valdes.
E: Lugo (15).

BATTING - 
2B: Alou (20,off Wood); Bagwell 2 (29,off Van Poppel,off Farnsworth).
3B: Hidalgo (1,off Van Poppel).
HR: Bagwell (39,1st inning off Wood 1 on 1 out); Alou (24,7th inning off Farnsworth
2 on 1 out); Bogar (4,8th inning off Worrell 0 on 0 out).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno 2 (21,2nd base off Wood/Girardi 2).
CS: Cedeno (8,2nd base by Worrell/Girardi).

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wood                          4     3   4   4   4   8   1  19
Van Poppel                    2     3   2   2   0   2   0   9
Farnsworth L(1-7)             1     2   3   3   1   1   1   6
Worrell                       1     1   1   1   1   1   1   4
Totals                        8     9  10  10   6  12   3  38

WP: Wood (4).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
B. Powell                     5     5   7   6   4   2   3  25
Green                         1     0   0   0   1   0   0   4
Valdes W(4-4)                 1     1   0   0   0   1   0   3
Franklin                      0.2   1   0   0   1   1   0   4
Cabrera SV(1)                 1.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   5
Totals                        9     8   7   6   6   4   3  41

B. Powell faced 2 batters in the 6th inning

Umpires: HP - Andy Fletcher, 1B - Pat Spieler, 2B - Tim Timmons, 3B - Dan Morrison
Time of Game: 3:19   Attendance: 32943


Starting Lineups:

   Chicago Cubs                  Houston Astros           
1. Meyers              2b        Cedeno              lf
2. Gutierrez           ss        Lugo                2b
3. Sosa                rf        Bagwell             1b
4. White               lf        Hidalgo             cf
5. Buford              cf        Alou                rf
6. Greene              3b        Meluskey            c
7. B. Brown            1b        Spiers              3b
8. Girardi             c         Bogar               ss
9. Wood                p         B. Powell           p

CUBS 1ST: Meyers flied to left; Gutierrez walked; Sosa flied to
left; White homered [Gutierrez scored]; Buford flied to left; 2
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Cedeno walked; Lugo was called out on strikes;
Cedeno stole second; Bagwell homered [Cedeno scored]; Hidalgo
struck out; Alou was called out on strikes; 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 2.

CUBS 2ND: Greene struck out; B. Brown flied to center; Girardi
flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Meluskey walked; Spiers flied to center; Bogar flied
to center; B. Powell was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 2.

CUBS 3RD: Wood batted left handed; Wood flied to center; Meyers
popped to first in foul territory; Gutierrez homered; Sosa
grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 3,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Cedeno singled; Lugo flied to left; Cedeno stole
second; Bagwell walked; Hidalgo struck out; Alou doubled to left
[Cedeno scored, Bagwell to third]; Meluskey walked; Wood threw a
wild pitch [Bagwell scored, Alou to third, Meluskey to second];
Spiers was called out on strikes; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 3,
Astros 4.

CUBS 4TH: White homered; Buford popped to second; Greene flied
to right; B. Brown grounded out (first unassisted); 1 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 4.

ASTROS 4TH: Bogar was called out on strikes; B. Powell struck
out; Cedeno flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 4,
Astros 4.

CUBS 5TH: Girardi popped to second; MATTHEWS BATTED FOR WOOD;
Matthews tripled to center; Meyers hit a sacrifice fly to left
[Matthews scored]; Gutierrez walked; Sosa reached on an error by
Lugo [Gutierrez to third]; White singled to pitcher [Gutierrez
scored (unearned), Sosa to second]; hard shot off
pitcher; Buford struck out; 2 R (1 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. 
Cubs 6, Astros 4.

ASTROS 5TH: MATTHEWS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); VAN POPPEL
REPLACED BUFORD (PITCHING); Lugo struck out; Bagwell doubled;
Hidalgo tripled to center [Bagwell scored]; Alou popped to
second; Meluskey singled to left [Hidalgo scored]; Spiers forced
Meluskey (shortstop to second); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 6,
Astros 6.

CUBS 6TH: Greene walked; B. Brown walked [Greene to second];
GREEN REPLACED B. POWELL (PITCHING); Girardi walked [Greene to
third, B. Brown to second]; Matthews forced Girardi (second to
shortstop) [Greene scored, B. Brown to third]; Meyers flied to
left; Gutierrez grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Cubs 7, Astros 6.

ASTROS 6TH: Bogar grounded out (second to first); WARD BATTED
FOR GREEN; Ward popped to second; Cedeno was called out on
strikes; the roof was opened; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs
7, Astros 6.

CUBS 7TH: VALDES REPLACED WARD (PITCHING); Sosa struck out;
White singled to left; GRACE BATTED FOR VAN POPPEL; Grace
grounded into a double play (first to shortstop to pitcher)
[White out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 7, Astros 6.

ASTROS 7TH: FARNSWORTH REPLACED GRACE (PITCHING); Lugo walked;
Bagwell doubled to left [Lugo to third]; Hidalgo struck out;
Alou homered [Lugo scored, Bagwell scored]; Meluskey flied to
center; Spiers flied to left; 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 7,
Astros 9.

CUBS 8TH: FRANKLIN REPLACED VALDES (PITCHING); Greene popped to
third in foul territory; B. Brown struck out; Girardi singled to
left; Matthews walked [Girardi to second]; CABRERA REPLACED
SPIERS (PITCHING); TRUBY REPLACED FRANKLIN (PLAYING 3B); Meyers
flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 7, Astros 9.

ASTROS 8TH: WORRELL REPLACED FARNSWORTH (PITCHING); Bogar
homered; Truby struck out; Cedeno walked; Cedeno was caught
stealing second (catcher to second); Lugo grounded out (third to
first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 7, Astros 10.

CUBS 9TH: Gutierrez singled to center; Sosa grounded out (first
to pitcher) [Gutierrez to second]; White grounded out (first
unassisted) [Gutierrez to third]; E. YOUNG BATTED FOR WORRELL;
E. Young flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 7, Astros
10.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             7   8   0    7
 Astros          10   9   1    4


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