Chicago Cubs 7, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 121
Played on Thursday, August 14, 2003 (D) at Wrigley Field

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   1  5  1
CHI N    2  0  0    2  1  0    0  2  x  -   7  6  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio cf                     5   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
Merced rf                     5   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
Bagwell 1b                    3   1   1   0       2   0       7   1
Kent 2b                       5   0   1   0       0   1       0   2
Berkman lf                    4   0   0   0       1   4       0   0
Blum 3b                       3   0   1   0       0   2       0   1
  Zaun ph                     1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Bruntlett 3b                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ausmus c                      2   0   0   0       2   0      10   0
Everett ss                    2   0   0   1       1   0       1   1
Fernandez p                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Porter ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  White p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ensberg ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Miceli p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Hidalgo ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Lidge p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   1   5   1       6  12      24   8

FIELDING - 
E: Biggio (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Kent (28,off Clement); Zaun (7,off Guthrie); Merced (15,off Borowski).
SH: Everett (8,off Clement).
Team LOB: 13.

Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lofton cf                     3   2   1   1       1   0       5   0
Gonzalez ss                   4   2   3   3       1   0       1   0
Sosa rf                       4   0   0   0       1   2       2   0
Alou lf                       2   1   0   0       2   0       4   0
Choi 1b                       4   0   1   2       1   2       1   1
Ramirez 3b                    3   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Ojeda 2b                      3   1   0   0       0   1       1   0
Bako c                        2   1   1   1       2   0      11   0
Clement p                     3   0   0   0       0   3       1   0
  Veres p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Guthrie p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Farnsworth p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  O'Leary ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Borowski p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   7   6   7       8   9      27   1

FIELDING - 
E: Clement 2 (4).
PB: Bako (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Choi (17,off Fernandez); Gonzalez (29,off Fernandez).
HR: Gonzalez (16,8th inning off Lidge 1 on 2 out).
SF: Lofton (5,off Fernandez).
HBP: Ojeda (1,by Fernandez); Alou (6,by White); Ramirez (8,by White).
IBB: Alou (6,by Fernandez).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Lofton (24,2nd base off Fernandez/Ausmus).
CS: Bako (1,2nd base by Fernandez/Ausmus).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Fernandez L(1-2)              4     5   4   4   3   4   0  21
White                         1     0   1   1   2   2   0   7
Miceli                        2     0   0   0   0   1   0   6
Lidge                         1     1   2   2   3   2   1   7
Totals                        8     6   7   7   8   9   1  41

HBP: Fernandez (2,Ojeda); White 2 (2,Alou,Ramirez).
IBB: Fernandez (2,Alou).

Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Clement W(10-10)              5.2   3   1   0   4   8   0  26
Veres                         1.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   5
Guthrie                       0.1   1   0   0   0   1   0   2
Farnsworth                    0.2   0   0   0   1   1   0   3
Borowski                      1     1   0   0   1   1   0   5
Totals                        9     5   1   0   6  12   0  41

WP: Clement (11).

Umpires: HP - Jeff Nelson, 1B - Tim Tschida, 2B - Alfonso Marquez, 3B - Mike Fichter
Time of Game: 3:26   Attendance: 39769


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Chicago Cubs             
1. Biggio              cf        Lofton              cf
2. Merced              rf        Gonzalez            ss
3. Bagwell             1b        Sosa                rf
4. Kent                2b        Alou                lf
5. Berkman             lf        Choi                1b
6. Blum                3b        Ramirez             3b
7. Ausmus              c         Ojeda               2b
8. Everett             ss        Bako                c
9. Fernandez           p         Clement             p

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio grounded out (first to pitcher); Merced
popped to shortstop; Bagwell singled to left; Kent was called
out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 1ST: Lofton singled to center; Lofton stole second;
Gonzalez walked; Sosa struck out; Alou flied to right; Choi
doubled to center [Lofton scored, Gonzalez scored]; Ramirez
grounded out (second to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Cubs 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Berkman walked; Blum struck out; Ausmus flied to
right; Everett lined to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Cubs 2.

CUBS 2ND: Ojeda flied to right; Bako walked; Clement struck out;
Bako was picked off and caught stealing second (pitcher to first
to shortstop); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Fernandez was called out on strikes; Biggio flied to
left; Merced flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Cubs 2.

CUBS 3RD: Lofton grounded out (pitcher to first); Gonzalez
singled to center; Sosa reached on an error by Biggio [Gonzalez
to third, Sosa to second]; Alou was walked intentionally; Choi
struck out; Ramirez flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 3 LOB. 
Astros 0, Cubs 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Bagwell flied to center; Kent doubled to left;
Berkman struck out; Clement threw a wild pitch [Kent to third];
Blum struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 2.

CUBS 4TH: Ojeda was hit by a pitch; Bako singled to center
[Ojeda to third]; On a bunt Clement struck out; Lofton hit a
sacrifice fly to center [Ojeda scored]; Gonzalez doubled to left
[Bako scored]; Sosa flied to center; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Cubs 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Ausmus walked; Everett reached on an error by
Clement on a sacrifice bunt [Ausmus to second, Everett to
first]; PORTER BATTED FOR FERNANDEZ; Porter struck out; Biggio
struck out; Merced forced Everett (second unassisted); 0 R, 0 H,
1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 4.

CUBS 5TH: WHITE REPLACED PORTER (PITCHING); Alou was hit by a
pitch; Choi walked [Alou to second]; Ramirez was hit by a pitch
[Alou to third, Choi to second]; Ojeda was called out on
strikes; Bako walked [Alou scored, Choi to third, Ramirez to
second]; Clement struck out; Lofton flied to center; 1 R, 0 H, 0
E, 3 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 5.

ASTROS 6TH: Bagwell walked; Kent reached on an error by Clement
[Bagwell to second, Kent to first]; Berkman struck out; Blum
singled to right [Bagwell to third, Kent to second]; Ausmus
flied to center; Everett walked [Bagwell scored (unearned), Kent
to third, Blum to second]; ENSBERG BATTED FOR WHITE; VERES
REPLACED CLEMENT (PITCHING); Ensberg popped to first; 1 R (0
ER), 1 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 5.

CUBS 6TH: MICELI REPLACED ENSBERG (PITCHING); Gonzalez grounded
out (third to first); Sosa was called out on strikes; Alou
popped to catcher; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 5.

ASTROS 7TH: Biggio flied to left; Merced struck out but advanced
to first on a passed ball; Bagwell flied to left; Kent flied to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 5.

CUBS 7TH: On a bunt Choi grounded out (pitcher to first);
Ramirez grounded out (shortstop to first); Ojeda grounded out
(first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 5.

ASTROS 8TH: GUTHRIE REPLACED VERES (PITCHING); Berkman struck
out; ZAUN BATTED FOR BLUM; Zaun doubled to right; FARNSWORTH
REPLACED GUTHRIE (PITCHING); Ausmus walked; Everett flied to
right [Zaun to third]; HIDALGO BATTED FOR MICELI; Hidalgo struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 5.

CUBS 8TH: BRUNTLETT REPLACED ZAUN (PLAYING 3B); LIDGE REPLACED
HIDALGO (PITCHING); Bako grounded out (second to first); O'LEARY
BATTED FOR FARNSWORTH; O'Leary was called out on strikes; Lofton
walked; Gonzalez homered [Lofton scored]; Sosa walked; Alou
walked [Sosa to second]; Choi struck out; 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 1, Cubs 7.

ASTROS 9TH: BOROWSKI REPLACED O'LEARY (PITCHING); Biggio flied
to center; Merced doubled to center; Bagwell walked; Kent flied
to center [Merced to third]; Bagwell advanced to second because
of defensive indifference [Bagwell to second]; Berkman was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           1   5   1   13
 Cubs             7   6   2   10


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