Houston Astros 4, Chicago Cubs 2
Regular Season Game 39
Played on Thursday, May 17, 2001 (D) at Wrigley Field

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  2    2  0  0  -   4  8  2
CHI N    0  0  1    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   2  9  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lugo ss                       4   0   0   0       0   1       3   1
Biggio 2b                     5   0   1   0       0   2       2   2
Bagwell 1b                    3   2   1   0       0   0       3   1
Hidalgo cf,lf                 3   2   2   3       1   1       4   0
Alou rf                       4   0   2   1       0   0       1   0
Ward lf                       4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
  Barker cf                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Castilla 3b                   4   0   0   0       0   3       1   0
Ausmus c                      2   0   0   0       0   2       4   0
  Eusebio c                   1   0   0   0       1   1       7   0
Elarton p                     3   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
  Oswalt p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Vizcaino ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wagner p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   4   8   4       2  11      27   5

FIELDING - 
E: Lugo (6), Biggio (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Ward (6,off Bere); Bagwell (7,off Bere).
HR: Hidalgo (9,7th inning off Farnsworth 1 on 2 out).
SH: Lugo (3,off Bere).
HBP: Bagwell (2,by Farnsworth).
IBB: Eusebio (1,by Bere).
Team LOB: 7.

Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Young 2b                      4   0   2   0       0   0       2   2
White lf                      4   1   1   0       1   1       3   0
Sosa rf                       4   0   2   0       1   2       1   0
Hundley c                     4   0   0   0       0   2      11   1
  Gutierrez ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Coomer 3b                     4   0   1   1       1   1       0   3
Stairs 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   1       7   0
Dunwoody cf                   4   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
  Fassero p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ojeda ss                      4   1   1   1       0   1       0   0
Bere p                        2   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
  Cairo ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Farnsworth p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Matthews ph,cf              1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   2   9   2       3  10      27   6

FIELDING - 
E: Dunwoody (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Young (9,off Elarton).
HR: Ojeda (1,6th inning off Elarton 0 on 1 out).
HBP: Young (2,by Elarton).
Team LOB: 12.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Elarton                       5.2   8   2   2   3   6   1  29
Oswalt W(2-0)                 2.1   1   0   0   0   2   0   8
Wagner SV(10)                 1     0   0   0   0   2   0   4
Totals                        9     9   2   2   3  10   1  41

HBP: Elarton (3,Young).

Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bere                          6     7   2   1   2   8   0  27
Farnsworth L(0-1)             2     1   2   2   0   3   1   8
Fassero                       1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     8   4   3   2  11   1  38

HBP: Farnsworth (1,Bagwell).
IBB: Bere (1,Eusebio).

Umpires: HP - Ted Barrett, 1B - Alfonso Marquez, 2B - Steve Rippley, 3B - Mike Winters
Ejections: Brad Ausmus by Ted Barrett [Balls and strikes]
Time of Game: 3:03   Attendance: 36014


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Chicago Cubs             
1. Lugo                ss        Young               2b
2. Biggio              2b        White               lf
3. Bagwell             1b        Sosa                rf
4. Hidalgo             cf        Hundley             c
5. Alou                rf        Coomer              3b
6. Ward                lf        Stairs              1b
7. Castilla            3b        Dunwoody            cf
8. Ausmus              c         Ojeda               ss
9. Elarton             p         Bere                p

ASTROS 1ST: Lugo struck out; Biggio singled to center; Bagwell
lined to right; Hidalgo was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 1ST: Young was hit by a pitch; White forced Young (second
to shortstop) [White to second (error by Lugo)]; Sosa walked;
Hundley struck out; Coomer walked [White to third, Sosa to
second]; Stairs popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 1
E, 3 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Alou lined to first; Ward doubled to right; Castilla
struck out; Ausmus was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 2ND: Dunwoody struck out; Ojeda flied to right in foul
territory; Bere singled to center; Young forced Bere (shortstop
to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Elarton singled; Lugo out on a sacrifice bunt (third
to first) [Elarton to second]; Biggio struck out; Bagwell
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Cubs 0.

CUBS 3RD: White singled; Sosa singled to center [White to
third]; Hundley struck out; Coomer singled to center [White
scored, Sosa to second]; Stairs forced Coomer (first to
shortstop) [Sosa to third]; Dunwoody flied to left in foul
territory; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Hidalgo walked; Alou singled [Hidalgo to second];
Ward lined to left; Castilla struck out; Ausmus was called out
on strikes; Brad Ausmus ejected by HP umpire Ted Barrett;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 1.

CUBS 4TH: EUSEBIO REPLACED AUSMUS (PLAYING C ); Ojeda was called
out on strikes; Bere was called out on strikes; Young singled to
right; White flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Cubs 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Elarton popped to second; Lugo grounded out (second
to first); Biggio lined to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Cubs 1.

CUBS 5TH: Sosa singled to center; Hundley popped to second;
Coomer lined to center; Stairs struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Astros 0, Cubs 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Bagwell doubled to right; Hidalgo singled to center
[Bagwell scored, Hidalgo to second (error by Dunwoody)]; Alou
singled [Hidalgo scored (unearned), Alou to second (on throw to
home)]; Ward flied to left; Castilla grounded out (third to
first); Eusebio was walked intentionally; Elarton struck out; 2
R (1 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 1.

CUBS 6TH: Dunwoody popped to third in foul territory; Ojeda
homered; CAIRO BATTED FOR BERE; Cairo flied to left; Young
doubled to left; White walked; OSWALT REPLACED ELARTON
(PITCHING); Sosa struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2,
Cubs 2.

ASTROS 7TH: FARNSWORTH REPLACED CAIRO (PITCHING); Lugo flied to
center; Biggio struck out; Bagwell was hit by a pitch; Hidalgo
homered [Bagwell scored]; Alou popped to center; 2 R, 1 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 4, Cubs 2.

CUBS 7TH: Hundley grounded out (second to first); Coomer struck
out; Stairs popped to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4,
Cubs 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Ward lined to center; Castilla struck out; Eusebio
was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Cubs
2.

CUBS 8TH: HIDALGO CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); BARKER
REPLACED WARD (PLAYING CF); Dunwoody flied to left; Ojeda
grounded out (pitcher to first); MATTHEWS BATTED FOR FARNSWORTH;
Matthews singled to center; Young forced Matthews (shortstop
unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Cubs 2.

ASTROS 9TH: MATTHEWS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); VIZCAINO
BATTED FOR OSWALT; FASSERO REPLACED DUNWOODY (PITCHING); On a
bunt Vizcaino grounded out (catcher to first); Lugo grounded out
(second to first); Biggio popped to second in foul territory; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Cubs 2.

CUBS 9TH: WAGNER REPLACED VIZCAINO (PITCHING); White struck out;
Sosa was called out on strikes; GUTIERREZ BATTED FOR HUNDLEY;
Gutierrez reached on an error by Biggio; Coomer popped to first
in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Cubs 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           4   8   2    7
 Cubs             2   9   1   12


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