Chicago Cubs 6, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 98
Played on Monday, July 23, 2001 (N) at Enron Field

CHI N    1  1  0    0  0  2    2  0  0  -   6 10  0
HOU N    0  1  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   2 10  3
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Young 2b                      5   0   1   0       0   0       0   5
DeShields lf                  4   2   2   1       0   2       1   0
  Matthews cf                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Sosa rf                       5   0   1   1       0   2       2   0
Stairs 1b                     3   0   1   1       2   0      11   0
Gutierrez ss                  5   1   2   0       0   2       1   1
Patterson cf,lf               4   1   1   2       0   1       1   0
Cairo 3b                      3   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Farnsworth p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Tucker ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Fassero p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Girardi c                     4   0   0   0       0   1      10   0
Wood p                        2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Ojeda 3b                    1   1   1   0       1   0       1   0
Totals                       38   6  10   6       3   9      27   7

BATTING - 
2B: Gutierrez (14,off Oswalt); Sosa (26,off Cruz).
3B: DeShields (1,off Oswalt).
HR: Cairo (2,2nd inning off Oswalt 0 on 0 out); Patterson (2,6th inning off
Oswalt 1 on 1 out).
IBB: Stairs (6,by Cruz).
Team LOB: 8.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     5   0   2   1       0   1       0   1
Vizcaino ss                   4   0   1   0       0   0       0   2
  Cruz p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mann p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Lopez ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Bagwell 1b                    5   0   2   1       0   0       7   0
Berkman lf                    4   0   2   0       0   1       2   0
Alou rf                       4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Hidalgo cf                    2   1   0   0       2   2       3   1
Castilla 3b                   4   0   2   0       0   1       3   3
Ausmus c                      4   0   0   0       0   1      10   0
Oswalt p                      2   1   1   0       0   1       0   0
  Lugo ph,ss                  2   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
Totals                       37   2  10   2       2  10      27   9

FIELDING - 
E: Biggio (9), Vizcaino (7), Castilla (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Berkman (33,off Wood); Biggio (24,off Wood).
Team LOB: 10.

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wood W(9-6)                   5.2  10   2   2   2   5   0  29
Farnsworth                    1.1   0   0   0   0   2   0   4
Fassero                       2     0   0   0   0   3   0   6
Totals                        9    10   2   2   2  10   0  39


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Oswalt L(8-2)                 6     6   4   4   0   5   2  26
Cruz                          1     3   2   2   1   2   0   7
Mann                          2     1   0   0   2   2   0   8
Totals                        9    10   6   6   3   9   2  41

IBB: Cruz (3,Stairs).

Umpires: HP - Mark Barron, 1B - Bruce Froemming, 2B - Jerry Meals, 3B - Phil Cuzzi
Time of Game: 2:52   Attendance: 42958


Starting Lineups:

   Chicago Cubs                  Houston Astros           
1. Young               2b        Biggio              2b
2. DeShields           lf        Vizcaino            ss
3. Sosa                rf        Bagwell             1b
4. Stairs              1b        Berkman             lf
5. Gutierrez           ss        Alou                rf
6. Patterson           cf        Hidalgo             cf
7. Cairo               3b        Castilla            3b
8. Girardi             c         Ausmus              c
9. Wood                p         Oswalt              p

CUBS 1ST: Young flied to right; DeShields tripled; Sosa struck
out; Stairs singled to right [DeShields scored]; Gutierrez
doubled to left [Stairs to third]; Patterson flied to left; 1 R,
3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio grounded out (shortstop to first); Vizcaino
grounded out (second to first); Bagwell singled to left; Berkman
singled [Bagwell to third]; Alou struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

CUBS 2ND: Cairo homered; Girardi was called out on strikes; Wood
grounded out (third to first); Young grounded out (shortstop to
first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Hidalgo walked; Castilla singled to center [Hidalgo
to second]; Ausmus forced Castilla (second to shortstop)
[Hidalgo to third]; Oswalt struck out; Biggio singled to left
[Hidalgo scored, Ausmus to second]; Vizcaino grounded out (first
unassisted); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 1.

CUBS 3RD: DeShields struck out; Sosa flied to center; Stairs
flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Bagwell flied to right; Berkman doubled; Alou
grounded out (second to first) [Berkman to third]; Hidalgo
walked; Castilla grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 1.

CUBS 4TH: Gutierrez flied to center; Patterson popped to third;
Cairo reached on an error by Vizcaino; Girardi reached on an
error by Castilla [Cairo to third, Girardi to second]; Wood was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 2 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Ausmus flied to left; Oswalt singled; Biggio struck
out; Vizcaino singled to right [Oswalt to second]; Bagwell
singled to right [Oswalt scored, Vizcaino to third]; Berkman
popped to first; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 2.

CUBS 5TH: Young grounded out (third to first); DeShields was
called out on strikes; Sosa popped to third in foul territory; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Alou flied to right; Hidalgo was called out on
strikes; Castilla singled to left; Ausmus grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 2.

CUBS 6TH: Stairs grounded out (shortstop to first); Gutierrez
singled to left; Patterson homered [Gutierrez scored]; Cairo
flied to right; Girardi grounded out (third to first); 2 R, 2 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: LUGO BATTED FOR OSWALT; Lugo struck out; Biggio
doubled to left; Vizcaino flied to center; OJEDA REPLACED WOOD
(PLAYING 3B); FARNSWORTH REPLACED CAIRO (PITCHING); Bagwell
popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs
4, Astros 2.

CUBS 7TH: LUGO STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); CRUZ REPLACED
VIZCAINO (PITCHING); Ojeda singled to second [Ojeda to second
(error by Biggio)]; Young popped to third; DeShields singled
[Ojeda scored]; Sosa doubled to left [DeShields scored]; Stairs
was walked intentionally; Gutierrez struck out; Patterson was
called out on strikes; 2 R, 3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 6, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: PATTERSON CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); MATTHEWS
REPLACED DESHIELDS (PLAYING CF); Berkman was called out on
strikes; Alou popped to first; Hidalgo struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 6, Astros 2.

CUBS 8TH: TUCKER BATTED FOR FARNSWORTH; MANN REPLACED CRUZ
(PITCHING); Tucker grounded out (pitcher to first); Girardi
grounded out (second to first); Ojeda walked; Young singled to
center [Ojeda out at home (center to shortstop to catcher)]; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 6, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: FASSERO REPLACED TUCKER (PITCHING); Castilla struck
out; Ausmus struck out; Lugo was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 6, Astros 2.

CUBS 9TH: Matthews flied to left; Sosa struck out; Stairs
walked; Gutierrez struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 6,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 9TH: Biggio lined to third; LOPEZ BATTED FOR MANN; Lopez
grounded out (second to first); Bagwell popped to first in foul
territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 6, Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             6  10   0    8
 Astros           2  10   3   10


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