Houston Astros 7, Chicago Cubs 6
Regular Season Game 149
Played on Sunday, September 23, 2001 (D) at Enron Field

CHI N    2  0  0    1  1  2    0  0  0  -   6  8  0
HOU N    0  1  2    1  0  0    3  0  x  -   7 12  0
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Young 2b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
Gutierrez ss                  4   1   1   0       0   1       1   3
Sosa rf                       4   3   3   4       0   0       2   0
McGriff 1b                    3   1   1   1       1   0       9   0
  Meyers pr                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Stairs 1b                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
White lf                      4   0   0   0       0   3       2   1
Hundley c                     3   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
  Tavarez p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mahay p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Weathers p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Brown ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Farnsworth p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Tucker cf                     2   1   1   0       1   1       2   0
  Machado ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Ojeda 3b                      4   0   1   1       0   0       1   5
Lieber p                      1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Girardi c                   2   0   1   0       0   1       2   1
Totals                       33   6   8   6       2   8      24  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Gutierrez-Young-McGriff.
PB: Hundley (6).

BATTING - 
2B: Ojeda (5,off Redding); Tucker (18,off Stone).
HR: Sosa 3 (58,1st inning off Redding 1 on 1 out,4th inning off Redding 0 on
0 out,6th inning off Redding 0 on 0 out); McGriff (9,6th inning off Redding
0 on 0 out).
SH: Lieber (9,off Redding).
GDP: Young (14,off Williams).
Team LOB: 3.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     4   0   2   1       1   0       2   2
Lugo ss                       4   1   0   0       1   1       2   2
Bagwell 1b                    4   2   2   1       0   2       9   1
Berkman lf                    3   1   2   2       1   0       0   0
Alou rf                       4   1   2   2       0   0       1   0
Castilla 3b                   4   1   1   0       0   1       1   0
Hidalgo cf                    3   0   1   0       1   0       4   0
Ausmus c                      3   1   1   0       1   0       8   2
Redding p                     1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Stone p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Vizcaino ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Williams p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Jackson p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Merced ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wagner p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   7  12   7       5   5      27   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Biggio-Bagwell-Lugo-Biggio-Castilla.

BATTING - 
2B: Berkman (49,off Lieber); Bagwell (38,off Tavarez); Hidalgo (25,off Weathers).
HR: Berkman (33,3rd inning off Lieber 1 on 1 out); Alou (27,7th inning off
Weathers 1 on 1 out).
SH: Redding (1,off Lieber).
GDP: Ausmus (12,off Lieber).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Biggio (4,2nd base by Farnsworth/Girardi).

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lieber                        5     8   4   4   3   3   1  24
Tavarez                       1     1   2   2   2   1   0   6
Mahay                         0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Weathers L(4-5)               0.2   2   1   1   0   1   1   4
Farnsworth                    1     1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        8    12   7   7   5   5   2  38

Tavarez faced 2 batters in the 7th inning

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Redding                       5     6   6   6   1   4   4  22
Stone                         1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Williams W(6-4)               1     1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Jackson                       1     0   0   0   1   1   0   4
Wagner SV(37)                 1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Totals                        9     8   6   6   2   8   4  36

Redding faced 2 batters in the 6th inning

Umpires: HP - Charlie Reliford (left in the 1st inning), 1B - Kerwin Danley, 2B - Greg Gibson, 
3B - Dana DeMuth; Greg Gibson moved to HP in the 1st inning
Time of Game: 3:05   Attendance: 43057


Starting Lineups:

   Chicago Cubs                  Houston Astros           
1. Young               2b        Biggio              2b
2. Gutierrez           ss        Lugo                ss
3. Sosa                rf        Bagwell             1b
4. McGriff             1b        Berkman             lf
5. White               lf        Alou                rf
6. Hundley             c         Castilla            3b
7. Tucker              cf        Hidalgo             cf
8. Ojeda               3b        Ausmus              c
9. Lieber              p         Redding             p

CUBS 1ST: Young popped to first in foul territory; Gutierrez
singled to right; Sosa homered [Gutierrez scored]; 13 minute
umpire injury delay as Reliford struck on head by McGriff's bat;
Gibson moved behind plate for remainder of game; McGriff
lined to shortstop; White popped to second; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio walked; Lugo flied to right; Bagwell struck
out; Berkman doubled to right [Biggio to third]; Alou flied to
center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 0.

CUBS 2ND: Hundley popped to shortstop; Tucker struck out; Ojeda
lined to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Castilla singled to center; Hundley allowed a passed
ball [Castilla to second]; Hidalgo walked; Ausmus grounded into
a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Castilla to third,
Hidalgo out at second]; Redding singled to right [Castilla
scored]; Biggio grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 1.

CUBS 3RD: Lieber was called out on strikes; Young flied to
center; Gutierrez struck out (catcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Lugo popped to first in foul territory; Bagwell
singled to center; Berkman homered [Bagwell scored]; Alou
grounded out (third to first); Castilla grounded out (shortstop
to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 3.

CUBS 4TH: Sosa homered; McGriff grounded out (first unassisted);
White was called out on strikes; Hundley popped to catcher in
foul territory; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Hidalgo grounded out (third to first); Ausmus
singled to left; Redding out on a sacrifice bunt (first
unassisted) [Ausmus to second]; Biggio singled to left [Ausmus
scored, Biggio out at second (left to third to first)]; 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 4.

CUBS 5TH: Tucker walked; Ojeda doubled to right [Tucker scored];
Lieber out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to second) [Ojeda to
third]; Young popped to first in foul territory; Gutierrez lined
to right; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Lugo struck out; Bagwell struck out; Berkman walked;
Alou singled [Berkman to second]; Castilla forced Berkman (third
unassisted) [Alou to second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 4,
Astros 4.

CUBS 6TH: Sosa homered; McGriff homered; STONE REPLACED REDDING
(PITCHING); White struck out; Hundley lined to first; Tucker
doubled to right; Ojeda grounded out (shortstop to first); 2 R,
3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 6, Astros 4.

ASTROS 6TH: GIRARDI REPLACED LIEBER (PLAYING C ); TAVAREZ
REPLACED HUNDLEY (PITCHING); Hidalgo flied to left; Ausmus
walked; VIZCAINO BATTED FOR STONE; Vizcaino was called out on
strikes; Biggio forced Ausmus (third to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Cubs 6, Astros 4.

CUBS 7TH: WILLIAMS REPLACED VIZCAINO (PITCHING); Girardi
singled; Young grounded into a double play (second to first to
shortstop to second to third) [Girardi out at second]; Gutierrez
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 6,
Astros 4.

ASTROS 7TH: Lugo walked; Bagwell doubled to right [Lugo scored];
MAHAY REPLACED TAVAREZ (PITCHING); Berkman grounded out
(shortstop to first); WEATHERS REPLACED MAHAY (PITCHING); Alou
homered [Bagwell scored]; the ball hit the scoreboard and
bounced over the fence; long argument by the Cubs; clearly a
homer according to rules; Castilla was called out on
strikes; Hidalgo doubled; Ausmus lined to right; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Cubs 6, Astros 7.

CUBS 8TH: JACKSON REPLACED WILLIAMS (PITCHING); Sosa flied to
center; McGriff walked; White struck out; BROWN BATTED FOR
WEATHERS; MEYERS RAN FOR MCGRIFF; Brown grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 6, Astros 7.

ASTROS 8TH: STAIRS REPLACED MEYERS (PLAYING 1B); MERCED BATTED
FOR JACKSON; FARNSWORTH REPLACED BROWN (PITCHING); Merced flied
to left; Biggio singled to center; Biggio was caught stealing
second (catcher to shortstop); Lugo lined to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 6, Astros 7.

CUBS 9TH: MACHADO BATTED FOR TUCKER; WAGNER REPLACED MERCED
(PITCHING); Machado was called out on strikes; Ojeda lined to
center; Girardi struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 6,
Astros 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             6   8   0    3
 Astros           7  12   0    7


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