Chicago Cubs 7, Houston Astros 6
Regular Season Game 156
Played on Sunday, September 30, 2001 (D) at Wrigley Field

HOU N    0  0  1    2  0  1    2  0  0  -   6 10  1
CHI N    3  0  0    0  0  0    3  1  x  -   7  6  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     4   2   1   0       1   1       4   1
Vizcaino ss                   3   0   3   1       1   0       2   3
Bagwell 1b                    2   0   0   1       2   1       4   1
Berkman lf                    5   0   0   1       0   2       1   0
Hidalgo cf,rf                 3   0   1   0       1   0       1   0
Castilla 3b                   5   2   2   0       0   0       0   1
Ward rf                       4   1   2   1       0   1       2   0
  Barker pr,cf                0   1   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Lugo ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ausmus c                      4   0   0   0       1   1       9   1
Miller p                      3   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Alou ph                     1   0   1   2       0   0       0   0
  Everett pr                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Dotel p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Jackson p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Villone p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Williams p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Merced ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       36   6  10   6       6   8      24   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Vizcaino-Biggio-Bagwell.
E: Vizcaino (14).

BATTING - 
2B: Vizcaino (8,off Bere); Castilla (28,off Bere).
SH: Vizcaino (9,off Bere).
SF: Bagwell (5,off Tavarez).
HBP: Hidalgo (16,by Chiasson).
IBB: Ausmus (6,by Bere).
Team LOB: 12.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Bagwell (11,3rd base off Bere/Hundley); Hidalgo (3,2nd base off Bere/Hundley);
Biggio (7,2nd base off Bere/Hundley).

Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Young 2b                      3   1   2   0       2   0       5   2
Gutierrez ss                  2   1   0   1       1   1       0   3
Sosa rf                       4   1   0   1       0   2       1   0
McGriff 1b                    2   0   0   1       1   1       7   0
White lf                      3   1   2   3       1   0       1   0
  Tucker lf                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Hundley c                     3   0   1   0       0   1       4   1
  Meyers pr                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Girardi c                   1   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
Patterson cf                  4   0   0   0       0   2       5   0
Ojeda 3b                      1   0   0   0       1   0       0   3
  DeShields ph,3b             0   2   0   0       2   0       0   1
Bere p                        1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Tavarez p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Stairs ph                   1   1   1   1       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
  Chiasson p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mueller ph                  0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Cruz pr                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Farnsworth p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       25   7   6   7       9   9      27  11

FIELDING - 
E: McGriff (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Young (42,off Miller); Stairs (20,off Dotel).
HR: White (17,1st inning off Miller 1 on 2 out).
SH: Gutierrez (17,off Miller); Bere (7,off Miller).
SF: McGriff (2,off Miller); Sosa (12,off Jackson); Gutierrez (10,off Williams).
GDP: Gutierrez (12,off Miller).
IBB: McGriff (4,by Jackson).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: DeShields (12,2nd base off Williams/Ausmus).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Miller                        6     4   3   0   3   8   1  25
Dotel                         0.1   1   3   3   2   0   0   4
Jackson                       0.2   1   0   0   1   1   0   4
Villone L(6-9)                0.1   0   1   1   1   0   0   2
Williams                      0.2   0   0   0   2   0   0   4
Totals                        8     6   7   4   9   9   1  39

WP: Jackson (2).
IBB: Jackson (3,McGriff).

Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bere                          5.1   6   4   3   6   4   0  29
Tavarez                       1.2   3   2   2   0   1   0   8
Van Poppel                    0.1   1   0   0   0   1   0   2
Mahay                         0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Chiasson W(1-1)               0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
Farnsworth SV(1)              1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9    10   6   5   6   8   0  45

WP: Chiasson (1).
HBP: Chiasson (1,Hidalgo).
IBB: Bere (6,Ausmus).

Umpires: HP - Jerry Meals, 1B - Phil Cuzzi, 2B - Mark Barron, 3B - Bruce Froemming
Time of Game: 3:31   Attendance: 38438


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Chicago Cubs             
1. Biggio              2b        Young               2b
2. Vizcaino            ss        Gutierrez           ss
3. Bagwell             1b        Sosa                rf
4. Berkman             lf        McGriff             1b
5. Hidalgo             cf        White               lf
6. Castilla            3b        Hundley             c
7. Ward                rf        Patterson           cf
8. Ausmus              c         Ojeda               3b
9. Miller              p         Bere                p

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio struck out; Vizcaino doubled to right;
Bagwell walked; Berkman struck out; Hidalgo walked [Vizcaino to
third, Bagwell to second]; Castilla forced Hidalgo (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 1ST: Young singled to pitcher; deflected off Miller's
pitching hand; Gutierrez struck out; Sosa reached on an
error by Vizcaino [Young to third]; McGriff hit a sacrifice fly
to right [Young scored (unearned)]; White homered (unearned)
[Sosa scored (unearned)]; Hundley flied to center; 3 R (0 ER), 2
H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 3.

ASTROS 2ND: Ward grounded out (pitcher to first); Ausmus
grounded out (third to first); Miller flied to center; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 3.

CUBS 2ND: Patterson was called out on strikes; Ojeda popped to
shortstop; Bere was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 0, Cubs 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Biggio reached on an error by McGriff (assist by
Ojeda); Vizcaino walked [Biggio to second]; Bagwell forced
Vizcaino (second unassisted) [Biggio to third]; Berkman grounded
out (second to first) [Biggio scored (unearned), Bagwell to
second]; Bagwell stole third; Hidalgo grounded out (catcher to
first); 1 R (0 ER), 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 3.

CUBS 3RD: Young doubled to left; Gutierrez out on a sacrifice
bunt (first to second) [Young to third]; Sosa struck out;
McGriff popped to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1,
Cubs 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Castilla doubled to left; Ward singled to left
[Castilla scored]; Ausmus popped to second; On a bunt Miller
struck out; Biggio singled to right [Ward to second]; Vizcaino
singled to right [Ward scored, Biggio to third, Vizcaino to
second (on throw)]; Bagwell walked; Berkman flied to right; 2 R,
4 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 3.

CUBS 4TH: White flied to right; Hundley was called out on
strikes; Patterson grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Hidalgo singled to center; Castilla flied to left;
Ward struck out while Hidalgo stole second; Ausmus was walked
intentionally; Miller lined to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 3, Cubs 3.

CUBS 5TH: Ojeda walked; Bere out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to
second) [Ojeda to second]; Young walked; Gutierrez grounded into
a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Young out at
second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Biggio walked; Biggio stole second; Vizcaino out on
a sacrifice bunt (third to second) [Biggio to third]; TAVAREZ
REPLACED BERE (PITCHING); Bagwell hit a sacrifice fly to center
[Biggio scored]; Berkman flied to center; 1 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 4, Cubs 3.

CUBS 6TH: Sosa struck out; McGriff struck out; White walked;
Hundley singled to right [White to third]; MEYERS RAN FOR
HUNDLEY; Patterson struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4,
Cubs 3.

ASTROS 7TH: GIRARDI REPLACED MEYERS (PLAYING C ); Hidalgo
grounded out (shortstop to first); Castilla singled to left;
Ward singled to right [Castilla to second]; Ausmus was called
out on strikes; ALOU BATTED FOR MILLER; BARKER RAN FOR WARD;
Alou singled to right [Castilla scored, Barker scored]; EVERETT
RAN FOR ALOU; Biggio grounded out (second to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Cubs 3.

CUBS 7TH: HIDALGO CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); BARKER STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING CF); DOTEL REPLACED EVERETT (PITCHING);
DESHIELDS BATTED FOR OJEDA; DeShields walked; STAIRS BATTED FOR
TAVAREZ; Stairs doubled to right [DeShields scored]; Young
grounded out (shortstop to first); Gutierrez walked; JACKSON
REPLACED DOTEL (PITCHING); Jackson threw a wild pitch [Stairs to
third, Gutierrez to second]; Sosa hit a sacrifice fly to center
[Stairs scored]; McGriff was walked intentionally; White singled
to left [Gutierrez scored, McGriff to second]; Girardi was
called out on strikes; 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 6, Cubs 6.

ASTROS 8TH: DESHIELDS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); VAN POPPEL
REPLACED STAIRS (PITCHING); Vizcaino singled to right; Bagwell
struck out; MAHAY REPLACED VAN POPPEL (PITCHING); Berkman struck
out; CHIASSON REPLACED MAHAY (PITCHING); Chiasson threw a wild
pitch [Vizcaino to second]; Hidalgo was hit by a pitch; Castilla
forced Hidalgo (third to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
6, Cubs 6.

CUBS 8TH: VILLONE REPLACED JACKSON (PITCHING); Patterson
grounded out (catcher to first); DeShields walked; MUELLER
BATTED FOR CHIASSON; WILLIAMS REPLACED VILLONE (PITCHING);
DeShields stole second; Mueller walked; CRUZ RAN FOR MUELLER;
Young walked [DeShields to third, Cruz to second]; Gutierrez hit
a sacrifice fly to left [DeShields scored]; Sosa forced Young
(third to second); 1 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 6, Cubs 7.

ASTROS 9TH: TUCKER REPLACED WHITE (PLAYING LF); FARNSWORTH
REPLACED CRUZ (PITCHING); LUGO BATTED FOR BARKER; Lugo flied to
center; Ausmus grounded out (shortstop to first); MERCED BATTED
FOR WILLIAMS; Merced was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 6, Cubs 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           6  10   1   12
 Cubs             7   6   1    8


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