Chicago Cubs 6, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 155
Played on Saturday, September 29, 2001 (D) at Wrigley Field

HOU N    0  0  0    0  2  0    0  0  0  -   2  4  0
CHI N    4  1  0    1  0  0    0  0  x  -   6  7  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     2   1   0   0       2   1       4   1
Lugo ss                       3   0   1   1       0   0       1   0
  Linebrink p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ward ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Stone p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Villone p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Truby ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Bagwell 1b                    3   0   1   1       1   1       4   1
Berkman lf                    4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Hidalgo cf                    3   0   1   0       1   1       3   0
Merced rf                     3   0   0   0       1   1       0   0
Castilla 3b                   4   0   0   0       0   1       1   3
Ausmus c                      4   1   1   0       0   0       9   0
Mlicki p                      1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Vizcaino ph,ss              3   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
Totals                       32   2   4   2       5  10      24   7

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Vizcaino-Bagwell.

BATTING - 
2B: Ausmus (23,off Wood); Hidalgo (27,off Weathers).
HBP: Biggio (26,by Wood).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Merced (5,2nd base off Wood/Hundley).

Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
DeShields 2b                  2   1   0   0       2   1       2   1
Gutierrez ss                  2   0   1   2       0   1       1   2
Sosa rf                       4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
McGriff 1b                    4   1   1   2       0   1       8   0
White lf                      3   1   1   1       0   1       1   0
  Patterson cf                0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Hundley c                     4   1   1   1       0   3       9   0
  Fassero p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Tucker cf,lf                  4   1   2   0       0   1       1   0
Ojeda 3b                      2   1   1   0       2   0       0   2
Wood p                        0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Meyers ph                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Van Poppel 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
  Stairs ph                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Girardi ph,c                1   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Totals                       26   6   7   6       4   9      27   5

FIELDING - 
E: Gutierrez (15).

BATTING - 
HR: McGriff (11,1st inning off Mlicki 1 on 2 out); White (16,1st inning off
Mlicki 0 on 2 out); Hundley (11,1st inning off Mlicki 0 on 2 out).
SH: Gutierrez (16,off Mlicki); Wood 2 (13,off Mlicki 2).
SF: Gutierrez (9,off Mlicki).
HBP: White (7,by Linebrink); Meyers (3,by Linebrink).
GDP: Girardi (2,off Villone).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: DeShields (11,2nd base off Mlicki/Ausmus).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Mlicki L(7-2)                 4     5   6   6   4   4   3  21
Linebrink                     2     0   0   0   0   3   0   8
Stone                         1.1   2   0   0   0   2   0   6
Villone                       0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        8     7   6   6   4   9   3  36

HBP: Linebrink 2 (2,White,Meyers).

Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wood W(12-6)                  6     3   2   2   3   5   0  26
Van Poppel                    0.1   0   0   0   1   1   0   2
Mahay                         0.2   0   0   0   1   2   0   3
Weathers                      1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Fassero                       1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Totals                        9     4   2   2   5  10   0  38

WP: Wood (8), Mahay (1).
HBP: Wood (10,Biggio).

Umpires: HP - Bruce Froemming, 1B - Jerry Meals, 2B - Phil Cuzzi, 3B - Mark Barron
Time of Game: 3:05   Attendance: 37641


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio grounded out (third to first); Lugo grounded
out (first unassisted); Bagwell struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 1ST: DeShields walked; DeShields stole second; Gutierrez
out on a sacrifice bunt (first to second) [DeShields to third];
Sosa popped to shortstop; McGriff homered [DeShields scored];
White homered; Hundley homered; Tucker struck out; 4 R, 3 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 4.

ASTROS 2ND: Berkman popped to first in foul territory; Hidalgo
walked; Merced struck out; Castilla flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 4.

CUBS 2ND: Ojeda walked; Wood out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to
second) [Ojeda to second]; DeShields was called out on strikes;
Gutierrez singled [Ojeda scored]; Sosa forced Gutierrez (third
to second); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 5.

ASTROS 3RD: Ausmus lined to left; Mlicki struck out; Biggio
walked; Lugo reached on an error by Gutierrez [Biggio to
second]; Bagwell singled to right [Biggio to third, Lugo to
second]; Berkman grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E,
3 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 5.

CUBS 3RD: McGriff flied to center; White struck out; Hundley
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 5.

ASTROS 4TH: Hidalgo popped to second; Merced flied to center;
Castilla struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 5.

CUBS 4TH: Tucker singled to right; Ojeda walked [Tucker to
second]; Wood out on a sacrifice bunt (third to second) [Tucker
to third, Ojeda to second]; DeShields walked; Gutierrez hit a
sacrifice fly to center [Tucker scored]; Sosa grounded out
(first unassisted); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 6.

ASTROS 5TH: Ausmus doubled to left; VIZCAINO BATTED FOR MLICKI;
Vizcaino grounded out (second to first) [Ausmus to third];
Biggio was hit by a pitch; Lugo singled [Ausmus scored, Biggio
to second]; Wood threw a wild pitch [Biggio to third, Lugo to
second]; Bagwell grounded out (third to first) [Biggio scored];
Berkman popped to catcher in foul territory; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 6.

CUBS 5TH: VIZCAINO STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); LINEBRINK
REPLACED LUGO (PITCHING); McGriff was called out on strikes;
White was hit by a pitch; Hundley struck out; Tucker flied to
left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 6.

ASTROS 6TH: Hidalgo struck out; Merced walked; Castilla popped
to shortstop; Merced stole second; Ausmus grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 6.

CUBS 6TH: Ojeda popped to third in foul territory; MEYERS BATTED
FOR WOOD; Meyers was hit by a pitch; DeShields flied to center;
Gutierrez struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 6.

ASTROS 7TH: VAN POPPEL REPLACED MEYERS (PITCHING); Vizcaino was
called out on strikes; Biggio walked; WARD BATTED FOR LINEBRINK;
MAHAY REPLACED VAN POPPEL (PITCHING); Mahay threw a wild pitch
[Biggio to second]; Ward struck out; Bagwell walked; Berkman was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 6.

CUBS 7TH: STONE REPLACED WARD (PITCHING); Sosa struck out;
McGriff grounded out (second to first); White grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 6.

ASTROS 8TH: TUCKER CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); PATTERSON
REPLACED WHITE (PLAYING CF); WEATHERS REPLACED MAHAY (PITCHING);
Hidalgo doubled to left; Merced flied to center; Castilla lined
to center; Ausmus popped to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 2, Cubs 6.

CUBS 8TH: Hundley struck out; Tucker singled; Ojeda singled to
right [Tucker to third]; STAIRS BATTED FOR WEATHERS; VILLONE
REPLACED STONE (PITCHING); GIRARDI BATTED FOR STAIRS; Girardi
grounded into a double play (shortstop to first) [Ojeda out at
second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 6.

ASTROS 9TH: GIRARDI STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); FASSERO
REPLACED HUNDLEY (PITCHING); Vizcaino grounded out (shortstop to
first); Biggio struck out; TRUBY BATTED FOR VILLONE; Truby
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2   4   0    9
 Cubs             6   7   1    6


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