Houston Astros 4, Chicago Cubs 0
Regular Season Game 126
Played on Wednesday, August 21, 2002 (N) at Minute Maid Park

CHI N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  7  0
HOU N    3  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  x  -   4 12  1
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bellhorn 2b                   5   0   0   0       0   3       1   2
Stynes 3b                     5   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Sosa rf                       3   0   0   0       1   1       0   0
McGriff 1b                    3   0   2   0       1   1       5   0
Alou lf                       4   0   1   0       0   0       3   1
Patterson cf                  4   0   0   0       0   2       3   0
Gonzalez ss                   3   0   2   0       1   1       1   0
Girardi c                     4   0   1   0       0   1      11   1
Prior p                       1   0   0   0       1   1       0   0
  Cunnane p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Brown ph                    1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Gordon p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Mueller ph                  0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Totals                       33   0   7   0       5  11      24   5

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Girardi-Bellhorn.

BATTING - 
GDP: Alou (13,off Hernandez).
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Gonzalez (3,2nd base by Hernandez/Zaun).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Vizcaino ss                   5   1   2   1       0   0       0   2
Biggio 2b                     5   1   2   0       0   2       7   2
Berkman cf,lf                 2   1   1   0       2   1       1   0
Bagwell 1b                    3   1   1   0       0   1       6   0
Ward lf                       4   0   2   2       0   1       0   0
  Dotel p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Hidalgo rf                    4   0   2   1       0   0       0   0
Blum 3b                       4   0   1   0       0   1       2   2
Zaun c                        4   0   1   0       0   0      11   1
Hernandez p                   2   0   0   0       1   2       0   0
  Stone p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Merced lf                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Hunter cf                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   4  12   4       3   9      27   7

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Zaun-Biggio, Vizcaino-Biggio-Bagwell.
E: Biggio (5).
PB: Zaun (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Bagwell (28,off Prior); Blum (17,off Prior); Ward (28,off Prior).
HR: Vizcaino (3,1st inning off Prior 0 on 0 out).
HBP: Bagwell (8,by Prior).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Berkman (4,2nd base by Cunnane/Girardi).

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Prior L(6-4)                  4.2  12   4   4   2   5   1  28
Cunnane                       1.1   0   0   0   1   2   0   4
Gordon                        2     0   0   0   0   2   0   6
Totals                        8    12   4   4   3   9   1  38

HBP: Prior (7,Bagwell).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hernandez W(6-4)              6     4   0   0   3   8   0  24
Stone                         0.2   2   0   0   0   0   0   4
Dotel SV(5)                   2.1   1   0   0   2   3   0  10
Totals                        9     7   0   0   5  11   0  38


Umpires: HP - Angel Hernandez, 1B - Laz Diaz, 2B - Randy Marsh, 3B - Larry Vanover
Time of Game: 2:40   Attendance: 27582


Starting Lineups:

   Chicago Cubs                  Houston Astros           
1. Bellhorn            2b        Vizcaino            ss
2. Stynes              3b        Biggio              2b
3. Sosa                rf        Berkman             cf
4. McGriff             1b        Bagwell             1b
5. Alou                lf        Ward                lf
6. Patterson           cf        Hidalgo             rf
7. Gonzalez            ss        Blum                3b
8. Girardi             c         Zaun                c
9. Prior               p         Hernandez           p

CUBS 1ST: Bellhorn struck out; Stynes grounded out (second to
first); Sosa walked; McGriff singled to center [Sosa to second];
Alou lined to first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Vizcaino homered; Biggio struck out; Berkman singled
to center; Bagwell doubled [Berkman to third]; Ward singled to
right [Berkman scored, Bagwell to third]; Hidalgo singled to
right [Bagwell scored, Ward to second]; Blum struck out; Zaun
flied to center; 3 R, 5 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 3.

CUBS 2ND: Patterson lined to second; Gonzalez walked; Girardi
struck out while Gonzalez was caught stealing second (catcher to
second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 2ND: Hernandez struck out; Vizcaino flied to left; Biggio
singled to left; Berkman walked [Biggio to second]; Bagwell was
hit by a pitch [Biggio to third, Berkman to second]; Ward
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Cubs 0,
Astros 3.

CUBS 3RD: Prior walked; Bellhorn flied to center; Stynes struck
out; Sosa struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Hidalgo flied to center; Blum doubled to right; Zaun
grounded out (second to first) [Blum to third]; Hernandez
walked; Vizcaino flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 0,
Astros 3.

CUBS 4TH: McGriff singled to right; Alou grounded into a double
play (shortstop to second to first) [McGriff out at second];
Patterson reached on an error by Biggio; Gonzalez singled to
left [Patterson to second]; Girardi forced Gonzalez (third to
second); 0 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Biggio singled to left; Berkman was called out on
strikes; Bagwell lined to shortstop; Ward doubled to left
[Biggio scored]; Hidalgo singled to left [Ward out at home (left
to catcher)]; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 4.

CUBS 5TH: Prior struck out; Bellhorn was called out on strikes;
Stynes grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cubs 0, Astros 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Blum grounded out (first unassisted); Zaun singled
to center; On a bunt Hernandez struck out; Vizcaino singled to
left [Zaun to second]; CUNNANE REPLACED PRIOR (PITCHING); Biggio
popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs
0, Astros 4.

CUBS 6TH: Sosa grounded out (third to first); McGriff struck
out; Alou singled to center; Zaun allowed a passed ball [Alou to
second]; Patterson struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0,
Astros 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Berkman walked; Bagwell struck out while Berkman was
caught stealing second (catcher to second); Ward struck out; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 4.

CUBS 7TH: STONE REPLACED HERNANDEZ (PITCHING); Gonzalez singled
to center; Girardi forced Gonzalez (shortstop to second); BROWN
BATTED FOR CUNNANE; Brown singled [Girardi to second]; Bellhorn
popped to first; MERCED REPLACED STONE (PLAYING LF); DOTEL
REPLACED WARD (PITCHING); Stynes popped to second; 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 4.

ASTROS 7TH: GORDON REPLACED BROWN (PITCHING); Hidalgo flied to
center; Blum grounded out (pitcher to first); Zaun flied to
left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 4.

CUBS 8TH: Sosa popped to third in foul territory; McGriff
walked; Alou popped to third; Patterson struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: Merced struck out; Vizcaino grounded out (first
unassisted); Biggio was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 4.

CUBS 9TH: BERKMAN CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); HUNTER
REPLACED MERCED (PLAYING CF); Gonzalez was called out on
strikes; Girardi singled to center; MUELLER BATTED FOR GORDON;
Mueller walked [Girardi to second]; Bellhorn struck out; Stynes
lined to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             0   7   0   11
 Astros           4  12   1   10


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