Chicago Cubs 6, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 154
Played on Friday, September 28, 2001 (D) at Wrigley Field

HOU N    0  1  0    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   2  6  1
CHI N    2  0  2    0  0  1    1  0  x  -   6 14  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       3   6
Lugo ss,rf                    4   0   0   0       0   2       1   4
Bagwell 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   2       8   1
Berkman lf                    4   1   1   0       0   1       1   0
Hidalgo cf                    4   0   2   1       0   1       3   0
Merced rf                     2   0   0   0       1   1       0   0
  Stone p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Truby ph                    1   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
Castilla 3b                   4   0   1   0       0   0       2   3
Ausmus c                      3   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
Oswalt p                      1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Redding p                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Vizcaino ss                 0   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Totals                       32   2   6   2       2   9      24  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Lugo-Biggio-Bagwell, Biggio-Lugo-Bagwell, Bagwell-Castilla-Biggio.
E: Bagwell (9).

BATTING - 
2B: Berkman (51,off Lieber); Hidalgo (26,off Lieber).
HR: Truby (8,9th inning off Fassero 0 on 2 out).
GDP: Merced (3,off Lieber).
Team LOB: 5.

Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Young 2b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       3   1
Tucker cf,lf                  4   1   1   0       0   0       4   0
Sosa rf                       4   3   3   0       0   1       4   0
McGriff 1b                    3   0   1   0       1   0       3   1
Stairs lf                     3   1   1   2       0   1       0   0
  Patterson cf                1   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Gutierrez ss                  2   0   2   1       0   0       0   1
  Ojeda ss                    1   1   0   0       1   0       1   3
Mueller 3b                    4   0   2   1       0   0       0   1
Girardi c                     4   0   3   1       0   0       9   0
Lieber p                      3   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
  Farnsworth p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Brown ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Fassero p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   6  14   5       2   4      27   7

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. McGriff-Ojeda-Lieber.

BATTING - 
2B: Gutierrez (23,off Oswalt); Sosa (33,off Oswalt).
HBP: Young (8,by Redding).
GDP: Young (15,off Oswalt); Tucker (8,off Redding); Lieber (2,off Redding).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Ojeda (1,2nd base off Redding/Ausmus).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Oswalt L(14-3)                3     9   4   4   0   1   0  16
Redding                       3     3   1   1   1   3   0  12
Stone                         2     2   1   0   1   0   0   9
Totals                        8    14   6   5   2   4   0  37

HBP: Redding (3,Young).

Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lieber W(19-6)                7     5   1   1   1   7   0  26
Farnsworth                    1     0   0   0   1   1   0   4
Fassero                       1     1   1   1   0   1   1   4
Totals                        9     6   2   2   2   9   1  34


Umpires: HP - Mark Barron, 1B - Bruce Froemming, 2B - Jerry Meals, 3B - Phil Cuzzi
Ejections: Orlando Merced by Mark Barron [Called third strike]
Time of Game: 2:35   Attendance: 36573


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Chicago Cubs             
1. Biggio              2b        Young               2b
2. Lugo                ss        Tucker              cf
3. Bagwell             1b        Sosa                rf
4. Berkman             lf        McGriff             1b
5. Hidalgo             cf        Stairs              lf
6. Merced              rf        Gutierrez           ss
7. Castilla            3b        Mueller             3b
8. Ausmus              c         Girardi             c
9. Oswalt              p         Lieber              p

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio grounded out (shortstop to first); Lugo flied
to center; Bagwell flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 1ST: Young lined to center; Tucker singled to center; Sosa
singled to left [Tucker to second]; McGriff singled to left
[Tucker to third, Sosa to second]; Stairs forced McGriff
(shortstop to second) [Tucker scored, Sosa to third]; Gutierrez
doubled to left [Sosa scored, Stairs to third]; Mueller grounded
out (second to first); 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Berkman doubled to center; Hidalgo doubled [Berkman
scored]; Merced walked; Castilla lined to center; Ausmus lined
to right [Hidalgo to third]; Oswalt was called out on strikes; 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 2.

CUBS 2ND: Girardi singled to right; Lieber was called out on
strikes; Young grounded into a double play (shortstop to second
to first) [Girardi out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
1, Cubs 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Biggio grounded out (second to first); Lugo struck
out; Bagwell struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 2.

CUBS 3RD: Tucker grounded out (shortstop to first); Sosa doubled
to left; McGriff grounded out (third to first); Stairs singled
to right [Sosa scored]; Gutierrez singled to left [Stairs to
second]; Mueller singled to right [Stairs scored, Gutierrez out
at home (third to pitcher), Mueller to second (on throw to
home)]; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 4.

ASTROS 4TH: OJEDA REPLACED GUTIERREZ (PLAYING SS); Berkman lined
to second; Hidalgo singled; Merced grounded into a double play
(first to shortstop to pitcher) [Hidalgo out at second]; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 4.

CUBS 4TH: REDDING REPLACED OSWALT (PITCHING); Girardi lined to
center; Lieber singled to center; Young was hit by a pitch
[Lieber to second]; Tucker grounded into a double play (second
to shortstop to first) [Young out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Castilla flied to center; Ausmus lined to center;
Redding was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
1, Cubs 4.

CUBS 5TH: Sosa struck out; McGriff flied to left; Stairs was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Biggio singled to center; Lugo forced Biggio
(shortstop to second); Bagwell was called out on strikes;
Berkman was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
1, Cubs 4.

CUBS 6TH: Ojeda walked; Ojeda stole second; Mueller singled to
left [Ojeda to third]; Girardi singled [Ojeda scored, Mueller to
second]; On a bunt Lieber grounded into a double play (first to
third to second) [Lieber to first, Mueller out at third, Girardi
out at second]; Young was called out on strikes; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 5.

ASTROS 7TH: TUCKER CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); PATTERSON
REPLACED STAIRS (PLAYING CF); Hidalgo flied to center; Merced
was called out on strikes; Orlando Merced ejected by Mark
Barron; Castilla singled to right; Ausmus forced Castilla
(third to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 5.

CUBS 7TH: LUGO CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); VIZCAINO REPLACED
REDDING (PLAYING SS); STONE REPLACED MERCED (PITCHING); Tucker
lined to shortstop; Sosa singled; McGriff walked [Sosa to
second]; Patterson grounded out (second to first) [Sosa scored
(error by Bagwell) (unearned) (no RBI), McGriff to second];
Ojeda grounded out (second to first); 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 6.

ASTROS 8TH: FARNSWORTH REPLACED LIEBER (PITCHING); Vizcaino
walked; Biggio flied to right; Lugo struck out; Bagwell lined to
right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 6.

CUBS 8TH: Mueller popped to third; Girardi singled to left;
BROWN BATTED FOR FARNSWORTH; Brown flied to center; Young
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1,
Cubs 6.

ASTROS 9TH: FASSERO REPLACED BROWN (PITCHING); Berkman grounded
out (shortstop to first); Hidalgo struck out; TRUBY BATTED FOR
STONE; Truby homered; Castilla flied to center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2   6   1    5
 Cubs             6  14   0    7


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