Houston Astros 6, Chicago Cubs 5
Regular Season Game 153
Played on Thursday, September 27, 2001 (N) at Wrigley Field

HOU N    0  2  0    0  1  3    0  0  0  -   6  7  0
CHI N    1  0  1    0  0  0    0  3  0  -   5  8  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     3   0   0   1       1   1       5   3
Lugo ss                       5   0   1   0       0   2       1   8
Bagwell 1b                    5   0   0   0       0   1      12   1
Berkman lf                    4   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Hidalgo cf,rf                 4   2   2   0       0   1       2   0
Merced rf                     2   1   0   0       2   0       1   0
  Barker pr,cf                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Castilla 3b                   3   1   1   3       1   1       2   2
Eusebio c                     3   1   1   0       1   1       2   0
  Dotel p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wagner p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Reynolds p                    2   0   1   2       0   1       0   3
  Jackson p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Williams p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ausmus c                    1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       32   6   7   6       5   8      27  17

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

BATTING - 
2B: Berkman (50,off Tapani); Eusebio (7,off Tapani).
HR: Castilla (23,6th inning off Tapani 2 on 1 out).
SH: Reynolds (8,off Tapani).
SF: Biggio (6,off Tapani).
GDP: Bagwell (19,off Tapani).
IBB: Eusebio (3,by Tapani).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Hidalgo (2,2nd base off Tapani/Hundley); Biggio (6,2nd base off Farnsworth/Machado).

Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Young 2b                      4   0   0   0       1   1       4   1
Gutierrez ss                  5   0   0   0       0   0       0   5
Sosa rf                       5   3   4   1       0   0       0   0
McGriff 1b                    4   1   2   2       1   0      10   0
White lf                      3   0   1   1       1   0       0   0
  Meyers pr                   0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mueller 3b                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Tucker cf                     4   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Hundley c                     3   0   0   0       0   0       5   0
  Van Poppel p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  DeShields ph                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Machado c                   0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Ojeda 3b                      2   0   0   0       1   0       1   4
  Brown ph,lf                 1   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
Tapani p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Girardi c                   0   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
  Stairs ph                   0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Farnsworth p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   5   8   5       6   2      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Ojeda-Young-McGriff.
E: Young (12), Sosa (6).

BATTING - 
2B: McGriff (7,off Reynolds).
HR: Sosa (59,1st inning off Reynolds 0 on 2 out); McGriff (10,8th inning off
Jackson 1 on 0 out).
SH: DeShields (2,off Williams).
GDP: McGriff (6,off Wagner).
Team LOB: 8.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reynolds W(13-10)             6.1   4   2   2   4   1   1  27
Jackson                       0.2   2   3   3   1   0   1   5
Williams                      0.2   1   0   0   1   0   0   4
Dotel                         0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Wagner SV(38)                 1     1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     8   5   5   6   2   2  40

Jackson faced 3 batters in the 8th inning

Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Tapani L(9-14)                6     7   6   6   2   4   1  27
Van Poppel                    2     0   0   0   2   2   0   8
Farnsworth                    1     0   0   0   1   2   0   4
Totals                        9     7   6   6   5   8   1  39

IBB: Tapani (6,Eusebio).

Umpires: HP - Phil Cuzzi, 1B - Mark Barron, 2B - Bruce Froemming, 3B - Jerry Meals
Time of Game: 3:02   Attendance: 38154


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio was called out on strikes; Lugo reached on an
error by Young; Bagwell grounded into a double play (third to
second to first) [Lugo out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 1ST: Young grounded out (pitcher to first); Gutierrez
grounded out (shortstop to first); Sosa homered; McGriff doubled
to right; White reached on a fielder's choice [McGriff out at
third (shortstop to third)]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Cubs 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Berkman doubled to right; Hidalgo singled to center
[Berkman to third]; Merced popped to second; Castilla was called
out on strikes while Hidalgo stole second; Eusebio was walked
intentionally; Reynolds singled [Berkman scored, Hidalgo scored,
Eusebio to third (error by Sosa)]; Biggio grounded out (third to
first); 2 R, 3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 1.

CUBS 2ND: Tucker grounded out (pitcher to first); Hundley flied
to center; Ojeda walked; Tapani grounded out (second to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 1.

ASTROS 3RD: On a bunt Lugo made an out to catcher; Bagwell
grounded out (third to first); Berkman flied to center; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 1.

CUBS 3RD: Young walked; Gutierrez forced Young (shortstop to
second); Sosa forced Gutierrez (shortstop to second); McGriff
walked [Sosa to second]; White singled [Sosa scored, McGriff to
third]; Tucker grounded out (pitcher to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Hidalgo grounded out (shortstop to first); Merced
flied to center; Castilla grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 2.

CUBS 4TH: Hundley popped to catcher in foul territory; Ojeda
grounded out (second to first); Tapani struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Eusebio doubled; Reynolds out on a sacrifice bunt
(third to second) [Eusebio to third]; Biggio hit a sacrifice fly
to center [Eusebio scored]; Lugo singled to left; Bagwell popped
to first; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 2.

CUBS 5TH: Young grounded out (shortstop to first); Gutierrez
lined to third; Sosa singled; McGriff flied to center; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Berkman popped to third in foul territory; Hidalgo
singled to left; Merced walked [Hidalgo to second]; Castilla
homered [Hidalgo scored, Merced scored]; Eusebio was called out
on strikes; Reynolds struck out; 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
6, Cubs 2.

CUBS 6TH: White grounded out (third to first); Tucker flied to
left; Hundley flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6,
Cubs 2.

ASTROS 7TH: GIRARDI REPLACED TAPANI (PLAYING C ); VAN POPPEL
REPLACED HUNDLEY (PITCHING); Biggio grounded out (shortstop to
first); Lugo was called out on strikes; Bagwell grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Cubs 2.

CUBS 7TH: Ojeda grounded out (first unassisted); Girardi walked;
JACKSON REPLACED REYNOLDS (PITCHING); Young forced Girardi
(shortstop to second); Gutierrez forced Young (third to second);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Cubs 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Berkman grounded out (first unassisted); Hidalgo was
called out on strikes; Merced walked; BARKER RAN FOR MERCED;
Castilla walked [Barker to second]; Eusebio forced Castilla
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 6, Cubs 2.

CUBS 8TH: HIDALGO CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); BARKER STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING CF); Sosa singled; McGriff homered [Sosa
scored]; White walked; MEYERS RAN FOR WHITE; WILLIAMS REPLACED
JACKSON (PITCHING); Tucker singled [Meyers to second]; DESHIELDS
BATTED FOR VAN POPPEL; DeShields out on a sacrifice bunt (first
to second) [Meyers to third, Tucker to second]; BROWN BATTED FOR
OJEDA; Brown grounded out (shortstop to first) [Meyers scored,
Tucker to third]; STAIRS BATTED FOR GIRARDI; Stairs walked;
DOTEL REPLACED EUSEBIO (PITCHING); AUSMUS REPLACED WILLIAMS
(PLAYING C ); Young struck out; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 6,
Cubs 5.

ASTROS 9TH: MACHADO REPLACED DESHIELDS (PLAYING C ); BROWN
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); MUELLER REPLACED MEYERS (PLAYING
3B); FARNSWORTH REPLACED STAIRS (PITCHING); Ausmus grounded out
(third to first); Biggio walked; Lugo struck out; Biggio stole
second; Bagwell struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6,
Cubs 5.

CUBS 9TH: WAGNER REPLACED DOTEL (PITCHING); Gutierrez lined to
first; Sosa singled to center; McGriff grounded into a double
play (second to shortstop to first) [Sosa out at second]; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Cubs 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           6   7   0    6
 Cubs             5   8   2    8


Data courtesy of Retrosheet