Houston Astros 3, Chicago Cubs 1
Regular Season Game 104
Played on Saturday, July 26, 2003 (D) at Minute Maid Park

CHI N    0  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  0  -   1  2  0
HOU N    2  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  x  -   3  5  1
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lofton cf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Grudzielanek 2b               4   0   0   0       0   1       3   3
Sosa rf                       4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Alou lf                       4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Ramirez 3b                    3   1   2   0       0   0       0   4
Karros 1b                     3   0   0   0       0   1       8   0
Gonzalez ss                   3   0   0   0       0   0       3   3
Bako c                        2   0   0   0       0   0       7   0
  Harris ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Miller c                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Cruz p                        2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Farnsworth p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  O'Leary ph                  0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Guthrie p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Alfonseca p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   1   2   0       1   6      24  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Ramirez-Grudzielanek-Karros.

BATTING - 
3B: Ramirez (2,off Redding).
Team LOB: 3.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio cf                     4   1   1   0       0   2       2   0
Blum 3b,2b                    3   0   0   0       1   0       0   3
Bagwell 1b                    4   2   1   1       0   0      11   0
Kent 2b                       3   0   0   1       0   2       0   1
  Ensberg ph,3b               1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Berkman lf                    2   0   1   1       1   0       3   0
Hidalgo rf                    3   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Ausmus c                      3   0   0   0       0   1       7   0
Everett ss                    3   0   0   0       0   1       1   5
Redding p                     1   0   0   0       1   1       0   1
  Merced ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lidge p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wagner p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       28   3   5   3       3   7      27  11

FIELDING - 
E: Blum (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Berkman (21,off Cruz); Hidalgo (28,off Cruz).
HR: Bagwell (22,6th inning off Cruz 0 on 1 out).
HBP: Berkman (7,by Cruz).
GDP: Hidalgo (4,off Cruz).
Team LOB: 5.

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Cruz L(1-4)                   6     4   3   3   3   5   1  25
Farnsworth                    1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Guthrie                       0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Alfonseca                     0.2   1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        8     5   3   3   3   7   1  32

WP: Cruz 2 (3).
HBP: Cruz (4,Berkman).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Redding W(7-9)                7     2   1   0   0   4   0  24
Lidge                         0.2   0   0   0   1   1   0   3
Wagner SV(31)                 1.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                        9     2   1   0   1   6   0  31


Umpires: HP - Matt Hollowell, 1B - Mike Fichter, 2B - John Hirschbeck, 3B - Bill Welke
Ejections: Jeff Kent by Matt Hollowell [Checked swing]; HOU Manager
Jimy Williams by Matt Hollowell [Checked swing]
Time of Game: 2:28   Attendance: 42679


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. Cruz                p         Redding             p

CUBS 1ST: Lofton grounded out (shortstop to first); Grudzielanek
grounded out (third to first); Sosa was called out on strikes; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio singled to center; Cruz threw a wild pitch
[Biggio to second]; Blum walked; Bagwell forced Blum (second to
shortstop) [Biggio to third]; Kent grounded out (pitcher to
second to first) [Biggio scored, Bagwell to second]; Berkman
doubled to right [Bagwell scored]; Hidalgo grounded out
(shortstop to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 2.

CUBS 2ND: Alou grounded out (third to first); Ramirez flied to
left; Karros flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Ausmus struck out; Everett grounded out (third to
first); Redding was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Cubs 0, Astros 2.

CUBS 3RD: Gonzalez flied to center; Bako grounded out (pitcher
to first); Cruz struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Biggio grounded out (third to first); Blum popped to
shortstop; Bagwell popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cubs 0, Astros 2.

CUBS 4TH: Lofton grounded out (shortstop to first); Grudzielanek
flied to center; Sosa grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Kent struck out; Berkman was hit by a pitch; Hidalgo
grounded into a double play (third to second to first) [Berkman
out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 2.

CUBS 5TH: Alou lined to shortstop; Ramirez tripled to center;
Karros popped to catcher; Gonzalez reached on an error by Blum
[Ramirez scored (unearned) (no RBI)]; Bako flied to right; 1 R
(0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Ausmus flied to center; Everett grounded out
(shortstop to first); Redding walked; Cruz threw a wild pitch
[Redding to second]; Biggio struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cubs 1, Astros 2.

CUBS 6TH: Cruz grounded out (second to first); Lofton flied to
right; Grudzielanek was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Blum popped to second; Bagwell homered; ENSBERG
BATTED FOR KENT; Ensberg struck out (strikeout was charged to
Kent); Astros Jeff Kent and Manager Jimy Williams ejected by
HP umpire Matt Hallowell for arguing check swing call;
Berkman walked; Hidalgo doubled to left [Berkman to third];
Ausmus flied to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 3.

CUBS 7TH: BLUM CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 2B); ENSBERG STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING 3B); Sosa grounded out (second to first); Alou
grounded out (shortstop to first); Ramirez singled to center;
Karros was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1,
Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: FARNSWORTH REPLACED CRUZ (PITCHING); Everett struck
out; MERCED BATTED FOR REDDING; Merced popped to second; Biggio
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 3.

CUBS 8TH: LIDGE REPLACED MERCED (PITCHING); Gonzalez flied to
left; HARRIS BATTED FOR BAKO; Harris struck out; O'LEARY BATTED
FOR FARNSWORTH; O'Leary walked; WAGNER REPLACED LIDGE
(PITCHING); Lofton grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: MILLER REPLACED HARRIS (PLAYING C ); GUTHRIE
REPLACED O'LEARY (PITCHING); Blum grounded out (shortstop to
first); ALFONSECA REPLACED GUTHRIE (PITCHING); Bagwell grounded
out (third to first); Ensberg singled to left; Berkman flied to
center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 3.

CUBS 9TH: Grudzielanek grounded out (shortstop to first); Sosa
flied to left; Alou struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1,
Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             1   2   0    3
 Astros           3   5   1    5


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