Chicago Cubs 3, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 49
Played on Saturday, May 24, 2003 (N) at Minute Maid Park

CHI N    0  0  0    0  0  1    2  0  0  -   3 10  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    2  0  0  -   2  8  0
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Grudzielanek 2b               5   1   3   0       0   1       3   3
Gonzalez ss                   4   1   1   1       0   1       1   4
Patterson cf                  5   1   2   1       0   2       5   0
Alou lf                       4   0   2   1       1   0       0   0
Choi 1b                       4   0   1   0       1   1      11   0
O'Leary rf                    4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Harris 3b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       0   2
Miller c                      3   0   0   0       0   0       6   2
Estes p                       2   0   0   0       1   1       0   0
  Remlinger p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bellhorn ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Alfonseca p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Borowski p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       36   3  10   3       3   8      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Gonzalez-Grudzielanek-Choi.

BATTING - 
2B: Grudzielanek (13,off Redding); Choi (12,off Redding); Alou 2 (16,off Redding,off
Saarloos); Gonzalez (13,off Redding); Patterson (11,off Bland).
SH: Miller (5,off Puffer).
HBP: Gonzalez (3,by Redding).
IBB: Alou (2,by Bland).
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Patterson (9,2nd base off Redding/Ausmus).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio cf                     4   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
Hunter rf                     4   0   1   0       0   1       5   0
Bagwell 1b                    4   0   1   0       0   1       9   0
Kent 2b                       4   1   2   0       0   1       1   4
Berkman lf                    4   1   1   0       0   0       2   0
Vizcaino 3b                   3   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
  Puffer p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Merced ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Saarloos p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Ausmus c                      1   0   0   0       1   0       5   1
  Ensberg ph,3b               1   0   1   2       1   0       0   0
Everett ss                    3   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
Redding p                     2   0   1   0       0   1       0   2
  Bland p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Zaun ph,c                   2   0   0   0       0   2       3   0
Totals                       33   2   8   2       3   7      27  12

BATTING - 
2B: Kent (20,off Estes); Ensberg (2,off Estes).
SH: Everett (1,off Borowski).
GDP: Bagwell (11,off Estes).
IBB: Biggio (1,by Remlinger).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Bagwell (2,2nd base off Alfonseca/Miller).

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Estes W(5-3)                  6     7   2   2   1   3   0  25
Remlinger                     1     0   0   0   1   2   0   4
Alfonseca                     1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Borowski SV(9)                1     0   0   0   1   1   0   4
Totals                        9     8   2   2   3   7   0  37

Estes faced 4 batters in the 7th inning
IBB: Remlinger (2,Biggio).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Redding L(3-4)                6.2   7   3   3   1   4   0  29
Bland                         0.1   1   0   0   2   1   0   4
Puffer                        1     1   0   0   0   2   0   4
Saarloos                      1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                        9    10   3   3   3   8   0  41

HBP: Redding (1,Gonzalez).
IBB: Bland (2,Alou).

Umpires: HP - Ed Rapuano, 1B - Mark Carlson, 2B - Paul Nauert, 3B - Gerry Davis
Time of Game: 2:53   Attendance: 37839


Starting Lineups:

   Chicago Cubs                  Houston Astros           
1. Grudzielanek        2b        Biggio              cf
2. Gonzalez            ss        Hunter              rf
3. Patterson           cf        Bagwell             1b
4. Alou                lf        Kent                2b
5. Choi                1b        Berkman             lf
6. O'Leary             rf        Vizcaino            3b
7. Harris              3b        Ausmus              c
8. Miller              c         Everett             ss
9. Estes               p         Redding             p

CUBS 1ST: Grudzielanek grounded out (shortstop to first);
Gonzalez struck out; Patterson struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio grounded out (second to first); Hunter
singled to right; Bagwell grounded into a double play (shortstop
to second to first) [Hunter out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

CUBS 2ND: Alou grounded out (second to first); Choi flied to
left; O'Leary grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Kent doubled to left; Berkman popped to first [Kent
to third]; Vizcaino struck out (catcher to first); Ausmus
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs
0, Astros 0.

CUBS 3RD: Harris grounded out (pitcher to second to first);
Miller flied to right; Estes walked; Grudzielanek doubled to
left [Estes to third]; Gonzalez was hit by a pitch; Patterson
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: On a bunt Everett grounded out (catcher to first);
Redding struck out; Biggio grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

CUBS 4TH: Alou flied to right; Choi doubled to center; O'Leary
flied to center [Choi to third]; Harris flied to center; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Hunter grounded out (second to first); Bagwell
struck out; Kent flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0,
Astros 0.

CUBS 5TH: Miller grounded out (pitcher to first); Estes flied to
left; Grudzielanek singled to shortstop; Gonzalez flied to
right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Berkman grounded out (third to first); Vizcaino
lined to center; Ausmus walked; Everett grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

CUBS 6TH: On a bunt Patterson singled to pitcher; Patterson
stole second; Alou doubled to left [Patterson scored]; Choi
grounded out (second to first) [Alou to third]; O'Leary reached
on a fielder's choice [Alou out at home (shortstop to catcher)];
Harris lined to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Redding singled to right; Biggio forced Redding
(shortstop to second); Hunter flied to center; Bagwell flied to
center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

CUBS 7TH: Miller flied to right; Estes struck out (catcher to
first); Grudzielanek singled to center; Gonzalez doubled to
center [Grudzielanek scored]; BLAND REPLACED REDDING (PITCHING);
Patterson doubled to right [Gonzalez scored]; Alou was walked
intentionally; Choi walked [Patterson to third, Alou to second];
O'Leary struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Kent singled to left; Berkman singled to left [Kent
to second]; Vizcaino singled to right [Kent to third, Berkman to
second]; ENSBERG BATTED FOR AUSMUS; Ensberg doubled [Kent
scored, Berkman scored, Vizcaino to third]; REMLINGER REPLACED
ESTES (PITCHING); Everett grounded out (first unassisted); ZAUN
BATTED FOR BLAND; Zaun struck out; Biggio was walked
intentionally; Hunter was called out on strikes; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E,
3 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 2.

CUBS 8TH: PUFFER REPLACED VIZCAINO (PITCHING); ENSBERG STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING 3B); ZAUN STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); Harris
singled to shortstop; Miller out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to
second) [Harris to second]; BELLHORN BATTED FOR REMLINGER;
Bellhorn struck out; Grudzielanek struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: ALFONSECA REPLACED BELLHORN (PITCHING); Bagwell
singled to shortstop; Kent struck out while Bagwell stole
second; Berkman lined to shortstop; MERCED BATTED FOR PUFFER;
Merced flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 2.

CUBS 9TH: SAARLOOS REPLACED MERCED (PITCHING); Gonzalez grounded
out (pitcher to first); Patterson grounded out (shortstop to
first); Alou doubled to left; Choi struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 9TH: BOROWSKI REPLACED ALFONSECA (PITCHING); Ensberg
walked; Everett out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second)
[Ensberg to second]; Zaun struck out; Biggio flied to center; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             3  10   0   11
 Astros           2   8   0    8


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