Chicago Cubs 5, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 105
Played on Sunday, July 27, 2003 (D) at Minute Maid Park

CHI N    1  2  0    0  1  0    1  0  0  -   5 10  0
HOU N    0  0  2    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   3  6  1
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lofton cf                     5   1   3   1       0   1       5   0
Grudzielanek 2b               5   1   1   1       0   0       0   2
Sosa rf                       4   1   1   1       0   0       2   0
Alou lf                       4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Ramirez 3b                    4   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
Karros 1b                     3   1   2   1       1   1       9   0
Martinez ss                   4   0   0   0       0   2       0   3
Miller c                      3   1   2   0       1   0      10   0
Estes p                       1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Harris ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Veres p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Farnsworth p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Guthrie p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hubbard ph                  0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Borowski p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   5  10   4       3   5      27   9

BATTING - 
2B: Alou (27,off Robertson); Karros (13,off Stone); Lofton (20,off Lidge).
3B: Lofton (5,off Robertson).
HR: Sosa (22,1st inning off Robertson 0 on 2 out); Karros (9,2nd inning off
Robertson 0 on 0 out); Grudzielanek (3,5th inning off Saarloos 0 on 1 out).
SH: Estes (7,off Robertson).
GDP: Martinez (7,off Saarloos).
IBB: Miller (6,by Stone).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Lofton (20,2nd base off Robertson/Zaun).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio cf                     5   0   0   0       0   3       1   0
Ensberg 3b                    4   1   1   0       0   1       0   3
Bagwell 1b                    3   1   1   2       1   0      16   0
Kent 2b                       4   0   0   0       0   1       2   7
Hidalgo rf                    4   1   2   1       0   1       0   0
Berkman lf                    3   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Zaun c                        3   0   0   0       1   2       6   0
Everett ss                    4   0   1   0       0   1       2   8
Robertson p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Saarloos p                  1   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Stone p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Merced ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lidge p                     0   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   1
  Blum ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       33   3   6   3       3  10      27  21

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Everett-Bagwell.
E: Robertson (3).

BATTING - 
HR: Bagwell (23,3rd inning off Estes 1 on 1 out); Hidalgo (18,6th inning off
Veres 0 on 0 out).
HBP: Berkman (8,by Guthrie).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Estes W(7-8)                  5     4   2   2   3   6   1  22
Veres                         1     2   1   1   0   1   1   5
Farnsworth                    1.2   0   0   0   0   1   0   5
Guthrie                       0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   2
Borowski SV(19)               1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     6   3   3   3  10   2  37

HBP: Guthrie (2,Berkman).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Robertson L(10-4)             1.2   6   3   3   0   1   2  10
Saarloos                      2.2   2   1   1   1   1   1  10
Stone                         1.2   1   0   0   1   1   0   7
Lidge                         1     1   1   1   0   0   0   4
Dotel                         1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Gallo                         1     0   0   0   1   0   0   4
Totals                        9    10   5   5   3   5   3  38

WP: Lidge (3).
IBB: Stone (3,Miller).

Umpires: HP - Mike Fichter, 1B - John Hirschbeck, 2B - Bill Welke, 3B - Matt Hollowell
Time of Game: 2:46   Attendance: 42422


Starting Lineups:

   Chicago Cubs                  Houston Astros           
1. Lofton              cf        Biggio              cf
2. Grudzielanek        2b        Ensberg             3b
3. Sosa                rf        Bagwell             1b
4. Alou                lf        Kent                2b
5. Ramirez             3b        Hidalgo             rf
6. Karros              1b        Berkman             lf
7. Martinez            ss        Zaun                c
8. Miller              c         Everett             ss
9. Estes               p         Robertson           p

CUBS 1ST: Lofton singled to center; Lofton stole second [Lofton
out at home (second to catcher) (error by Robertson)];
Grudzielanek flied to center; Sosa homered; Alou doubled to
center; Ramirez grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 3 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio grounded out (shortstop to first); Ensberg
struck out; Bagwell walked; Kent struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

CUBS 2ND: Karros homered; Martinez was called out on strikes;
Miller singled to right; Estes out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher
to second) [Miller to second]; Lofton tripled to right [Miller
scored]; SAARLOOS REPLACED ROBERTSON (PITCHING); Grudzielanek
grounded out (third to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 3,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Hidalgo struck out; Berkman singled to left; Zaun
walked [Berkman to second]; Everett flied to left; Saarloos
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs
3, Astros 0.

CUBS 3RD: Sosa grounded out (shortstop to first); Alou grounded
out (third to first); Ramirez grounded out (third to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Biggio struck out; Ensberg singled to right; Bagwell
homered [Ensberg scored]; Kent grounded out (pitcher to first);
Hidalgo singled to shortstop; Berkman flied to center; 2 R, 3 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 2.

CUBS 4TH: Karros walked; Martinez grounded into a double play
(shortstop to first) [Karros out at second]; Miller singled to
shortstop; Estes forced Miller (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Zaun grounded out (third to first); Everett was
called out on strikes; Saarloos walked; Biggio struck out; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 2.

CUBS 5TH: Lofton was called out on strikes; Grudzielanek
homered; STONE REPLACED SAARLOOS (PITCHING); Sosa grounded out
(shortstop to first); Alou grounded out (second to first); 1 R,
1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Ensberg flied to center; Bagwell grounded out
(shortstop to first); Kent flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 2.

CUBS 6TH: Ramirez grounded out (second to first); Karros doubled
to left; Martinez grounded out (shortstop to first); Miller was
walked intentionally; HARRIS BATTED FOR ESTES; Harris was called
out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: VERES REPLACED HARRIS (PITCHING); Hidalgo homered;
Berkman grounded out (second to first); Zaun struck out; Everett
singled to third; MERCED BATTED FOR STONE; Merced grounded out
(second to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 3.

CUBS 7TH: LIDGE REPLACED MERCED (PITCHING); Lofton doubled;
Grudzielanek grounded out (second to first) [Lofton to third];
Lidge threw a wild pitch [Lofton scored]; Sosa grounded out
(shortstop to first); Alou grounded out (shortstop to first); 1
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 5, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: FARNSWORTH REPLACED VERES (PITCHING); Biggio was
called out on strikes; Ensberg grounded out (third to first);
Bagwell flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 5, Astros 3.

CUBS 8TH: DOTEL REPLACED LIDGE (PITCHING); Ramirez grounded out
(pitcher to second to first); Karros struck out; Martinez struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 5, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Kent flied to right; Hidalgo flied to center;
GUTHRIE REPLACED FARNSWORTH (PITCHING); Berkman was hit by a
pitch; Zaun struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 5, Astros 3.

CUBS 9TH: GALLO REPLACED DOTEL (PITCHING); Miller grounded out
(shortstop to first); HUBBARD BATTED FOR GUTHRIE; Hubbard
walked; Lofton forced Hubbard (second to shortstop);
Grudzielanek grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Cubs 5, Astros 3.

ASTROS 9TH: BOROWSKI REPLACED HUBBARD (PITCHING); Everett
grounded out (third to first); BLUM BATTED FOR GALLO; Blum
struck out; Biggio flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs
5, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             5  10   0    6
 Astros           3   6   1    7


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