Houston Astros 6, Chicago Cubs 2
Regular Season Game 38
Played on Wednesday, May 16, 2001 (N) at Wrigley Field

HOU N    0  0  0    2  0  0    2  1  1  -   6  9  1
CHI N    0  0  0    2  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  6  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lugo ss                       2   1   1   0       1   0       0   6
Biggio 2b                     4   1   2   1       0   1       2   4
Bagwell 1b                    4   0   1   1       0   1      15   0
Hidalgo cf,lf                 4   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
Alou rf                       4   2   2   0       0   0       0   0
Merced lf                     4   1   2   2       0   0       1   1
  Barker pr,cf                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Castilla 3b                   3   0   0   1       0   0       1   3
Eusebio c                     3   0   0   0       1   0       7   2
Reynolds p                    2   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Vizcaino ph                 1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  J. Powell p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ward ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Cruz p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   6   9   5       2   6      27  18

FIELDING - 
E: Lugo (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Lugo (4,off Tavarez).
HR: Merced (3,7th inning off Tavarez 1 on 1 out).
SH: Lugo (2,off Tavarez).
SF: Castilla (1,off Duncan).
GDP: Hidalgo (6,off Tavarez).
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Barker (1,2nd base by Duncan/Girardi).

Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Young 2b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       1   3
Gutierrez ss                  4   1   0   0       0   0       3   4
Sosa rf                       4   1   2   2       0   2       1   0
Coomer 3b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       0   6
White lf                      4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Zuleta 1b                     3   0   0   0       1   2      12   0
Dunwoody cf                   3   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Girardi c                     3   0   1   0       0   0       7   1
Tavarez p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Cairo ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Duncan p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   2   6   2       1   8      27  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Gutierrez-Zuleta.

BATTING - 
2B: Sosa (6,off Reynolds).
HR: Sosa (14,4th inning off Reynolds 1 on 0 out).
SH: Tavarez (6,off Reynolds).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Young (5,2nd base by Reynolds/Eusebio).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reynolds W(4-2)               7     5   2   1   1   4   1  26
J. Powell                     1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Cruz                          1     1   0   0   0   3   0   4
Totals                        9     6   2   1   1   8   1  33


Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Tavarez L(3-3)                8     7   5   5   1   5   1  31
Duncan                        1     2   1   1   1   1   0   5
Totals                        9     9   6   6   2   6   1  36


Umpires: HP - Mike Winters, 1B - Ted Barrett, 2B - Alfonso Marquez, 3B - Steve Rippley
Time of Game: 2:26   Attendance: 31206


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Chicago Cubs             
1. Lugo                ss        Young               2b
2. Biggio              2b        Gutierrez           ss
3. Bagwell             1b        Sosa                rf
4. Hidalgo             cf        Coomer              3b
5. Alou                rf        White               lf
6. Merced              lf        Zuleta              1b
7. Castilla            3b        Dunwoody            cf
8. Eusebio             c         Girardi             c
9. Reynolds            p         Tavarez             p

ASTROS 1ST: Lugo grounded out (third to first); Biggio struck
out; Bagwell grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 1ST: Young grounded out (third to first); Gutierrez
grounded out (shortstop to first); Sosa doubled to left; Coomer
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
0, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Hidalgo flied to left; Alou grounded out (third to
first); Merced grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 2ND: White grounded out (shortstop to first); Zuleta struck
out; Dunwoody grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Castilla grounded out (shortstop to first); Eusebio
grounded out (pitcher unassisted); Reynolds struck out; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 3RD: Girardi grounded out (shortstop to first); Tavarez was
called out on strikes; Young grounded out (shortstop to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Lugo walked; Biggio singled to right [Lugo to
third]; Bagwell singled to center [Lugo scored, Biggio to
third]; Hidalgo grounded into a double play (shortstop to first)
[Biggio scored, Bagwell out at second]; Alou lined to shortstop;
2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 0.

CUBS 4TH: Gutierrez reached on an error by Lugo; Sosa homered
[Gutierrez scored (unearned)]; Coomer flied to center; White
grounded out (second to first); Zuleta walked; Dunwoody singled
to left [Zuleta out at third (left to third)]; 2 R (1 ER), 2 H,
1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Merced grounded out (second to first); Castilla
grounded out (shortstop to first); Eusebio grounded out (third
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 2.

CUBS 5TH: Girardi singled to right; Tavarez out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to second) [Girardi to second]; Young singled to
center [Girardi to third]; Young was caught stealing second
(catcher to second); Gutierrez grounded out (pitcher to first);
0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Reynolds grounded out (third to first); Lugo doubled
to left; Biggio grounded out (shortstop to first) [Lugo to
third]; Bagwell struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2,
Cubs 2.

CUBS 6TH: Sosa struck out (catcher to first); Coomer grounded
out (third to first); White flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 2, Cubs 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Hidalgo struck out; Alou singled to center; Merced
homered [Alou scored]; Castilla grounded out (third to first);
Eusebio flied to right; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Cubs 2.

CUBS 7TH: Zuleta grounded out (third to first); Dunwoody struck
out; Girardi grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 4, Cubs 2.

ASTROS 8TH: VIZCAINO BATTED FOR REYNOLDS; Vizcaino singled to
center; Lugo out on a sacrifice bunt (third to second) [Vizcaino
to second]; Biggio singled to center [Vizcaino scored]; Bagwell
popped to catcher in foul territory; Hidalgo struck out; 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Cubs 2.

CUBS 8TH: CAIRO BATTED FOR TAVAREZ; J. POWELL REPLACED VIZCAINO
(PITCHING); Cairo struck out; Young grounded out (second to
first); Gutierrez grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 5, Cubs 2.

ASTROS 9TH: DUNCAN REPLACED CAIRO (PITCHING); Alou singled to
left; Merced singled to right [Alou to third]; BARKER RAN FOR
MERCED; Castilla hit a sacrifice fly to center [Alou scored];
Barker was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop);
Eusebio walked; WARD BATTED FOR J. POWELL; Ward struck out; 1 R,
2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Cubs 2.

CUBS 9TH: HIDALGO CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); BARKER STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING CF); CRUZ REPLACED WARD (PITCHING); Sosa struck
out; Coomer singled to left; White struck out; Zuleta struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Cubs 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           6   9   1    3
 Cubs             2   6   0    4


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