Chicago Cubs 6, Houston Astros 4
Regular Season Game 120
Played on Thursday, August 15, 2002 (D) at Wrigley Field

HOU N    0  1  0    0  2  0    0  0  1  -   4  7  0
CHI N    1  0  0    1  0  1    2  1  x  -   6 10  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Merced lf                     5   1   1   1       0   1       2   0
Biggio 2b                     4   0   1   0       1   1       0   4
Berkman cf                    3   0   0   0       1   3       0   0
Bagwell 1b                    3   1   1   2       2   1      11   0
Blum 3b                       5   0   0   0       0   4       0   1
Hidalgo rf                    4   1   1   0       0   2       2   0
Ausmus c                      3   0   1   1       1   1       8   0
Everett ss                    3   0   1   0       0   1       1   2
  Vizcaino ph,ss              1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Saarloos p                    3   0   0   0       0   3       0   1
  Puffer p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mann p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Zinter ph                   1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   4   7   4       5  17      24   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Saarloos-Everett-Bagwell.

BATTING - 
2B: Biggio (32,off Prior); Everett (2,off Prior); Zinter (2,off Alfonseca).
3B: Hidalgo (4,off Prior).
HR: Bagwell (22,5th inning off Prior 1 on 2 out).
HBP: Berkman (3,by Prior).
IBB: Berkman (20,by Farnsworth).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Merced (3,2nd base off Prior/Hundley); Biggio (13,2nd base off Farnsworth/Hundley).

Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bellhorn 2b                   3   1   1   1       0   1       2   0
Mueller 3b                    4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Sosa rf                       3   2   2   1       1   1       2   0
McGriff 1b                    4   1   2   1       0   0       0   0
Alou lf                       4   1   2   2       0   1       1   0
Brown cf                      3   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Farnsworth p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Fassero p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Borowski p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hermansen ph                1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Alfonseca p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Gonzalez ss                   4   0   1   0       0   1       1   1
Hundley c                     3   0   0   0       0   0      14   0
  Girardi c                   1   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Prior p                       2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Patterson cf                1   1   1   1       0   0       1   0
Totals                       33   6  10   6       1   8      27   1

FIELDING - 
E: Gonzalez (13).

BATTING - 
HR: Alou (13,4th inning off Saarloos 0 on 0 out); McGriff (27,6th inning off
Saarloos 0 on 1 out); Patterson (13,7th inning off Saarloos 0 on 2 out);
Bellhorn (19,7th inning off Saarloos 0 on 2 out); Sosa (41,8th inning off
Puffer 0 on 0 out).
HBP: Bellhorn (6,by Saarloos).
GDP: Mueller (7,off Saarloos).
Team LOB: 5.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Saarloos L(5-3)               7     7   5   5   1   7   4  29
Puffer                        0.2   3   1   1   0   0   1   5
Mann                          0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Totals                        8    10   6   6   1   8   5  35

HBP: Saarloos (3,Bellhorn).

Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Prior                         6     5   3   1   1  12   1  26
Farnsworth                    0.2   0   0   0   3   1   0   5
Fassero W(5-6)                0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Borowski                      1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Alfonseca SV(14)              1     2   1   1   1   1   0   6
Totals                        9     7   4   2   5  17   1  41

HBP: Prior (6,Berkman).
IBB: Farnsworth (6,Berkman).

Umpires: HP - CB Bucknor, 1B - Mark Carlson, 2B - Wally Bell, 3B - John Hirschbeck
Time of Game: 2:51   Attendance: 37836


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Chicago Cubs             
1. Merced              lf        Bellhorn            2b
2. Biggio              2b        Mueller             3b
3. Berkman             cf        Sosa                rf
4. Bagwell             1b        McGriff             1b
5. Blum                3b        Alou                lf
6. Hidalgo             rf        Brown               cf
7. Ausmus              c         Gonzalez            ss
8. Everett             ss        Hundley             c
9. Saarloos            p         Prior               p

ASTROS 1ST: Merced flied to right; Biggio doubled to center;
Berkman was hit by a pitch; Bagwell popped to third in foul
territory; Blum was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
 Astros 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 1ST: Bellhorn was hit by a pitch; Mueller grounded into a
double play (pitcher to shortstop to first) [Bellhorn out at
second]; Sosa singled to center; McGriff singled to center [Sosa
to second]; Alou singled to center [Sosa scored, McGriff to
second]; Brown flied to right; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0,
Cubs 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Hidalgo tripled to center; Ausmus singled [Hidalgo
scored]; Everett doubled to left [Ausmus to third]; Saarloos
struck out; Merced struck out; Biggio struck out; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 1.

CUBS 2ND: Gonzalez grounded out (shortstop to first); Hundley
grounded out (first unassisted); Prior grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Berkman struck out; Bagwell struck out; Blum struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 1.

CUBS 3RD: Bellhorn grounded out (second to first); Mueller
struck out; Sosa walked; McGriff flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Hidalgo was called out on strikes; Ausmus walked;
Everett popped to second; Saarloos was called out on strikes; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 1.

CUBS 4TH: Alou homered; Brown grounded out (second to first);
Gonzalez grounded out (third to first); Hundley flied to left; 1
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Merced reached on an error by Gonzalez; Biggio flied
to center; Berkman was called out on strikes; Merced stole
second; Bagwell homered (unearned) [Merced scored (unearned)];
Blum struck out; 2 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 2.

CUBS 5TH: Prior struck out; Bellhorn struck out; Mueller
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3,
Cubs 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Hidalgo flied to right; Ausmus popped to third;
Everett struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 2.

CUBS 6TH: Sosa was called out on strikes; McGriff homered; Alou
struck out; Brown was called out on strikes; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 3.

ASTROS 7TH: PATTERSON REPLACED PRIOR (PLAYING CF); FARNSWORTH
REPLACED BROWN (PITCHING); Saarloos struck out; Merced flied to
center; Biggio walked; Biggio stole second; Berkman was walked
intentionally; Bagwell walked [Biggio to third, Berkman to
second]; FASSERO REPLACED FARNSWORTH (PITCHING); Blum struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 3.

CUBS 7TH: Gonzalez struck out; Hundley grounded out (first
unassisted); Patterson homered; Bellhorn homered; Mueller
grounded out (first unassisted); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
3, Cubs 5.

ASTROS 8TH: GIRARDI REPLACED HUNDLEY (PLAYING C ); BOROWSKI
REPLACED FASSERO (PITCHING); Hidalgo was called out on strikes;
Ausmus struck out; VIZCAINO BATTED FOR EVERETT; Vizcaino popped
to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 5.

CUBS 8TH: VIZCAINO STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); PUFFER REPLACED
SAARLOOS (PITCHING); Sosa homered; McGriff grounded out (first
unassisted); Alou flied to left; HERMANSEN BATTED FOR BOROWSKI;
Hermansen singled to center; Gonzalez singled to center
[Hermansen to second]; MANN REPLACED PUFFER (PITCHING); Girardi
struck out; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 6.

ASTROS 9TH: ALFONSECA REPLACED HERMANSEN (PITCHING); ZINTER
BATTED FOR MANN; Zinter doubled; Merced singled to center
[Zinter scored]; Biggio forced Merced (shortstop to second);
Berkman struck out; Biggio advanced to second because of
defensive indifference [Biggio to second]; Bagwell walked; Blum
lined to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Cubs 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           4   7   0   10
 Cubs             6  10   1    5


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