Chicago Cubs 5, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 103
Played on Friday, July 25, 2003 (N) at Minute Maid Park

CHI N    0  0  0    0  0  1    2  2  0  -   5  9  1
HOU N    3  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   3  5  0
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lofton cf                     5   1   1   0       0   1       2   0
Grudzielanek 2b               3   1   0   0       2   1       1   2
Sosa rf                       3   0   0   0       1   3       0   0
Alou lf                       4   1   3   3       0   0       1   0
Ramirez 3b                    4   0   1   0       0   0       1   2
Karros 1b                     4   0   1   0       0   0      15   0
Gonzalez ss                   4   0   0   0       0   0       0   5
Bako c                        3   1   2   0       0   1       7   0
Zambrano p                    3   1   1   2       0   2       0   3
  Borowski p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   5   9   5       3   8      27  12

FIELDING - 
E: Ramirez (25).

BATTING - 
2B: Bako (7,off Gallo).
HR: Zambrano (2,7th inning off Miller 1 on 2 out); Alou (15,8th inning off
Dotel 1 on 1 out).
SH: Zambrano (4,off Miller).
HBP: Bako (1,by Miller).
GDP: Ramirez (19,off Miller); Gonzalez (14,off Miller).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Lofton (19,2nd base off Miller/Ausmus).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio cf                     4   1   2   0       0   0       1   0
Blum 3b                       4   1   1   0       0   1       0   3
Bagwell 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   3      11   1
Kent 2b                       4   0   0   0       0   1       3   2
Berkman lf                    4   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Hidalgo rf                    3   0   0   0       1   0       3   0
Ausmus c                      3   0   1   2       0   1       8   0
  Merced ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Everett ss                    3   0   0   0       0   0       0   4
Miller p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Bruntlett ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Dotel p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Gallo p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Stone p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   3   5   2       1   7      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Blum-Kent-Bagwell, Everett-Kent-Bagwell.

BATTING - 
2B: Biggio (31,off Zambrano).
IBB: Hidalgo (2,by Zambrano).
Team LOB: 4.

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Zambrano W(8-8)               8.1   5   3   0   1   7   0  32
Borowski SV(18)               0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
Totals                        9     5   3   0   1   7   0  34

IBB: Zambrano (8,Hidalgo).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Miller                        7     6   3   3   2   6   1  28
Dotel L(6-4)                  1     2   2   2   1   1   1   6
Gallo                         0.2   1   0   0   0   1   0   3
Stone                         0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        9     9   5   5   3   8   2  38

HBP: Miller (8,Bako).

Umpires: HP - Bill Welke, 1B - Matt Hollowell, 2B - Mike Fichter, 3B - John Hirschbeck
Time of Game: 2:34   Attendance: 43013


Starting Lineups:

   Chicago Cubs                  Houston Astros           
1. Lofton              cf        Biggio              cf
2. Grudzielanek        2b        Blum                3b
3. Sosa                rf        Bagwell             1b
4. Alou                lf        Kent                2b
5. Ramirez             3b        Berkman             lf
6. Karros              1b        Hidalgo             rf
7. Gonzalez            ss        Ausmus              c
8. Bako                c         Everett             ss
9. Zambrano            p         Miller              p

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

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio singled to shortstop; Blum singled to center
[Biggio to second]; Bagwell was called out on strikes; Kent
flied to center; Berkman reached on an error by Ramirez [Biggio
scored (unearned) (no RBI), Blum to third, Berkman to second];
Hidalgo was walked intentionally; Ausmus singled to center [Blum
scored (unearned), Berkman scored (unearned), Hidalgo to third
(on throw)]; Everett popped to first; 3 R (0 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 2
LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 3.

CUBS 2ND: Alou singled to left; Ramirez grounded into a double
play (third to second to first) [Alou out at second]; Karros
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0,
Astros 3.

ASTROS 2ND: Miller struck out; Biggio flied to left; Blum
grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0,
Astros 3.

CUBS 3RD: Gonzalez grounded out (shortstop to first); Bako was
hit by a pitch; Zambrano out on a sacrifice bunt (first to
second) [Bako to second]; Lofton grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Bagwell struck out; Kent struck out; Berkman
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs
0, Astros 3.

CUBS 4TH: Grudzielanek walked; Sosa struck out; Alou flied to
right; Ramirez flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0,
Astros 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Hidalgo grounded out (pitcher to first); Ausmus
grounded out (third to first); Everett grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 3.

CUBS 5TH: Karros singled to center; Gonzalez grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Karros out at
second]; Bako struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros
3.

ASTROS 5TH: Miller grounded out (pitcher to first); Biggio
doubled to center; Blum popped to second; Bagwell flied to
center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 3.

CUBS 6TH: Zambrano was called out on strikes; On a bunt Lofton
singled to pitcher; Grudzielanek was called out on strikes;
Lofton stole second; Sosa walked; Alou singled to center [Lofton
scored, Sosa to second]; Ramirez flied to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Kent grounded out (shortstop to first); Berkman
grounded out (second to first); Hidalgo grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 3.

CUBS 7TH: Karros grounded out (pitcher to first); Gonzalez
grounded out (shortstop to first); Bako singled to center;
Zambrano homered [Bako scored]; Lofton was called out on
strikes; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Ausmus struck out; Everett grounded out (shortstop
to first); BRUNTLETT BATTED FOR MILLER; Bruntlett grounded out
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 3.

CUBS 8TH: DOTEL REPLACED BRUNTLETT (PITCHING); Grudzielanek
walked; Sosa struck out; Alou homered [Grudzielanek scored];
Ramirez singled to right; Karros flied to center; Gonzalez
grounded out (pitcher to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 5,
Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Biggio grounded out (shortstop to first); Blum
struck out; Bagwell struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 5,
Astros 3.

CUBS 9TH: GALLO REPLACED DOTEL (PITCHING); Bako doubled to left;
On a bunt Zambrano struck out; Lofton grounded out (third to
first) [Bako to third]; STONE REPLACED GALLO (PITCHING);
Grudzielanek flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 5,
Astros 3.

ASTROS 9TH: Kent lined to third; Berkman singled to right;
BOROWSKI REPLACED ZAMBRANO (PITCHING); Hidalgo popped to first;
MERCED BATTED FOR AUSMUS; Merced grounded out (second to first);
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 5, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             5   9   1    6
 Astros           3   5   0    4


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