Chicago Cubs 6, Houston Astros 0
Regular Season Game 126
Played on Wednesday, August 20, 2003 (N) at Minute Maid Park

CHI N    0  0  0    2  0  4    0  0  0  -   6 12  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  4  1
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lofton cf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Karros ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Borowski p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Womack 2b                     4   1   3   0       0   0       1   1
  Martinez ph,2b              1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Sosa rf                       5   1   2   0       0   0       3   0
Alou lf                       2   1   0   0       1   1       1   0
  Goodwin lf                  1   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Ramirez 3b                    3   2   1   2       1   0       0   1
Simon 1b                      4   1   2   3       0   0       7   1
Gonzalez ss                   4   0   0   0       0   4       3   2
Bako c                        4   0   1   0       0   0      10   2
Prior p                       1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Farnsworth p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Glanville ph,cf             1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   6  12   5       2   7      27   7

BATTING - 
3B: Womack (4,off Stone).
HR: Ramirez (18,4th inning off Fernandez 1 on 2 out); Simon (11,6th inning
off Stone 2 on 1 out).
SH: Prior 2 (4,off Fernandez 2).
GDP: Sosa (13,off Gallo).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Womack (5,2nd base by Fernandez/Ausmus).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio cf                     4   0   0   0       0   2       2   0
Berkman lf                    3   0   0   0       1   2       1   0
Bagwell 1b                    4   0   1   0       0   3       6   1
Kent 2b                       4   0   0   0       0   2       6   3
Hidalgo rf                    4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Blum 3b                       2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Stone p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Merced ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gallo p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lane ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ausmus c                      2   0   1   0       1   0       7   2
Everett ss                    3   0   1   0       0   1       3   3
Fernandez p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
  Ensberg 3b                  2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   0   4   0       2  11      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Everett, Everett-Kent-Bagwell.
E: Kent (9).

BATTING - 
2B: Everett (13,off Prior).
SH: Fernandez (1,off Prior).
Team LOB: 6.

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Prior W(12-5)                 7     4   0   0   1   9   0  26
Farnsworth                    1     0   0   0   1   2   0   4
Borowski                      1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     4   0   0   2  11   0  33


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Fernandez L(1-3)              5.1   6   4   4   1   3   1  22
Stone                         1.2   2   2   2   1   2   1   8
Gallo                         2     4   0   0   0   2   0   9
Totals                        9    12   6   6   2   7   2  39

WP: Fernandez (3).

Umpires: HP - Jim Reynolds, 1B - Laz Diaz, 2B - Jim Joyce, 3B - Dale Scott
Ejections: Moises Alou by Jim Reynolds [Called third strike]
Time of Game: 2:32   Attendance: 32810


Starting Lineups:

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

CUBS 1ST: Lofton flied to center; Womack grounded out (pitcher
to first); Sosa singled to third; Alou flied to right; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio struck out; Berkman struck out; Bagwell
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

CUBS 2ND: Ramirez popped to second; Simon grounded out (second
to first); Gonzalez was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Kent struck out; Hidalgo was called out on strikes;
Blum lined to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

CUBS 3RD: Bako reached on an error by Kent; Prior out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Bako to second]; Lofton
lined into a double play to shortstop [Bako out at second
(shortstop unassisted)]; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Ausmus walked; Everett struck out; Fernandez out on
a sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Ausmus to second]; Biggio
lined to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

CUBS 4TH: Womack singled to left; Sosa lined to left; Womack was
caught stealing second (catcher to second); Alou walked; Ramirez
homered [Alou scored]; Simon grounded out (second to first); 2
R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Berkman grounded out (catcher to first); Bagwell was
called out on strikes; Kent struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cubs 2, Astros 0.

CUBS 5TH: Gonzalez struck out; Bako singled to shortstop; Prior
out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to second) [Bako to second];
Lofton grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cubs 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Hidalgo popped to shortstop; Blum flied to left;
Ausmus grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cubs 2, Astros 0.

CUBS 6TH: Womack singled to second; Sosa singled to center
[Womack to third]; Fernandez threw a wild pitch [Womack scored,
Sosa to second]; Alou was called out on strikes; Cubs Moises
Alou ejected by HP umpire Jim Reynolds; STONE REPLACED BLUM
(PITCHING); ENSBERG REPLACED FERNANDEZ (PLAYING 3B); Ramirez
walked; Simon homered [Sosa scored, Ramirez scored]; Gonzalez
struck out; Bako flied to center; 4 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 6,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: GOODWIN REPLACED ALOU (PLAYING LF); Everett doubled
to left; Ensberg lined to shortstop; Biggio grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Everett to third]; Berkman struck out; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 6, Astros 0.

CUBS 7TH: Prior struck out; Lofton grounded out (shortstop to
first); Womack tripled to center; Sosa grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 6, Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Bagwell singled to left; Kent flied to right;
Hidalgo singled to left [Bagwell to second]; MERCED BATTED FOR
STONE; Merced flied to left; Ausmus singled to left [Bagwell to
third, Hidalgo to second]; Everett flied to right; 0 R, 3 H, 0
E, 3 LOB.  Cubs 6, Astros 0.

CUBS 8TH: GALLO REPLACED MERCED (PITCHING); Goodwin singled to
left; Ramirez lined to second; Simon singled to left [Goodwin to
third]; Gonzalez was called out on strikes; Bako popped to
shortstop; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 6, Astros 0.

ASTROS 8TH: FARNSWORTH REPLACED PRIOR (PITCHING); Ensberg
grounded out (third to first); Biggio struck out (catcher to
first); Berkman walked; Bagwell struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Cubs 6, Astros 0.

CUBS 9TH: GLANVILLE BATTED FOR FARNSWORTH; Glanville singled to
right; KARROS BATTED FOR LOFTON; Karros struck out; MARTINEZ
BATTED FOR WOMACK; Martinez singled to right [Glanville to
second]; Sosa grounded into a double play (shortstop to second
to first) [Martinez out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs
6, Astros 0.

ASTROS 9TH: BOROWSKI REPLACED KARROS (PITCHING); MARTINEZ STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); GLANVILLE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF);
Kent popped to shortstop; Hidalgo popped to first; LANE BATTED
FOR GALLO; Lane grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 6, Astros 0.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             6  12   0    6
 Astros           0   4   1    6


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