Houston Astros 9, Chicago Cubs 3
Regular Season Game 127
Played on Thursday, August 21, 2003 (N) at Minute Maid Park

CHI N    0  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  2  -   3  7  2
HOU N    0  2  1    2  3  0    0  1  x  -   9 16  0
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Glanville cf                  3   0   0   1       0   0       1   0
Gonzalez ss                   3   1   1   0       0   1       2   5
Sosa rf                       4   1   1   0       0   2       1   0
Alou lf                       4   0   2   2       0   0       2   0
Ramirez 3b                    3   0   0   0       1   0       0   3
Karros 1b                     3   1   1   0       1   0       8   0
Martinez 2b                   4   0   2   0       0   0       2   1
Miller c                      2   0   0   0       1   1       8   0
  Simon ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Wood p                        1   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Goodwin ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Veres p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Alfonseca p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Guthrie p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  O'Leary ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Remlinger p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   3   7   3       3   6      24  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Wood-Gonzalez-Karros, Martinez-Gonzalez-Karros.
E: Sosa (2), Martinez (7).

BATTING - 
2B: Alou (31,off Miceli).
SF: Glanville (1,off Villone).
HBP: Gonzalez (5,by Miceli).
GDP: Miller (12,off Villone); Alou (15,off White).
Team LOB: 5.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio cf                     5   1   2   2       0   1       3   0
Berkman lf                    5   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Bagwell 1b                    5   0   3   1       0   0       6   2
Kent 2b                       3   1   1   0       2   0       2   3
Blum 3b                       5   3   3   0       0   0       1   5
Hidalgo rf                    4   2   2   1       1   1       4   1
Ausmus c                      4   0   2   2       0   2       7   0
Everett ss                    4   0   1   1       1   2       2   2
Villone p                     2   1   1   0       0   1       0   0
  Lane ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  White p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Vizcaino ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Miceli p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Totals                       40   9  16   7       4   8      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Blum-Kent-Bagwell, Hidalgo-Bagwell-Blum-Everett, Blum-Kent-Bagwell.

BATTING - 
2B: Hidalgo 2 (31,off Wood,off Veres); Ausmus (11,off Remlinger).
3B: Berkman (5,off Wood).
HR: Biggio (12,4th inning off Wood 1 on 1 out).
SF: Ausmus (5,off Wood).
GDP: Blum (10,off Wood); Berkman (9,off Veres).
Team LOB: 12.

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wood L(11-10)                 4     6   5   5   2   5   1  21
Veres                         1     6   3   3   0   0   0   8
Alfonseca                     1     1   0   0   1   1   0   5
Guthrie                       1     1   0   0   1   0   0   6
Remlinger                     1     2   1   1   0   2   0   5
Totals                        8    16   9   9   4   8   1  45

WP: Wood (8), Veres (3).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Villone W(5-2)                5     3   1   1   3   5   0  19
White                         2     1   0   0   0   0   0   6
Miceli                        2     3   2   2   0   1   0  10
Totals                        9     7   3   3   3   6   0  35

HBP: Miceli (2,Gonzalez).

Umpires: HP - Laz Diaz, 1B - Jim Joyce, 2B - Dale Scott, 3B - Jim Reynolds
Time of Game: 2:56   Attendance: 29555


Starting Lineups:

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

CUBS 1ST: Glanville popped to shortstop; Gonzalez struck out;
Sosa struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio struck out; Berkman flied to left; Bagwell
reached on an error by Sosa [Bagwell to second]; Kent grounded
out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

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

ASTROS 2ND: Blum singled to center; Hidalgo doubled to left
[Blum to third]; Ausmus hit a sacrifice fly to right [Blum
scored, Hidalgo to third]; Everett was called out on strikes;
Villone struck out but Hidalgo advanced to home and Villone
advanced to first on a wild pitch; Biggio grounded out
(shortstop to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 2.

CUBS 3RD: Wood was called out on strikes; Glanville grounded out
(third to first); Gonzalez flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cubs 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Berkman tripled to left; Bagwell singled to left
[Berkman scored]; Kent walked [Bagwell to second]; Blum grounded
into a double play (pitcher to shortstop to first) [Bagwell to
third, Kent out at second]; Hidalgo walked; Ausmus was called
out on strikes; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 3.

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

ASTROS 4TH: Everett struck out; Villone singled to center;
Biggio homered [Villone scored]; Berkman grounded out (first
unassisted); Bagwell flied to center; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cubs 0, Astros 5.

CUBS 5TH: Karros singled to left; Martinez singled to left
[Karros to second]; Miller walked [Karros to third, Martinez to
second]; GOODWIN BATTED FOR WOOD; Goodwin struck out; Glanville
sacrifice flied into a double play to right [Karros scored,
Martinez out at third (right to first to third to shortstop)]; 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 5.

ASTROS 5TH: VERES REPLACED GOODWIN (PITCHING); Kent singled to
third; Blum singled to right [Kent to third]; Hidalgo doubled to
center [Kent scored, Blum to third]; Veres threw a wild pitch
[Blum scored, Hidalgo to third]; Ausmus singled to center
[Hidalgo scored]; Everett singled to center [Ausmus to second];
LANE BATTED FOR VILLONE; Lane popped to first; Biggio singled to
right [Ausmus to third, Everett to second]; Berkman grounded
into a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Biggio out at
second]; 3 R, 6 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 8.

CUBS 6TH: WHITE REPLACED LANE (PITCHING); Gonzalez singled to
center; Sosa flied to right; Alou grounded into a double play
(third to second to first) [Gonzalez out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 8.

ASTROS 6TH: ALFONSECA REPLACED VERES (PITCHING); Bagwell singled
to right; Kent walked [Bagwell to second]; Blum grounded out
(third to first) [Bagwell to third, Kent to second]; Hidalgo
reached on a fielder's choice [Bagwell out at home (third to
catcher), Kent to third]; Ausmus struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 8.

CUBS 7TH: Ramirez grounded out (third to first); Karros lined to
right; Martinez grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 8.

ASTROS 7TH: GUTHRIE REPLACED ALFONSECA (PITCHING); Everett
walked; VIZCAINO BATTED FOR WHITE; Vizcaino flied to left;
Biggio forced Everett (third to second); Berkman reached on an
error by Martinez [Biggio to second]; Bagwell singled to third
[Biggio to third, Berkman to second]; Kent forced Bagwell
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 8.

CUBS 8TH: MICELI REPLACED VIZCAINO (PITCHING); Miller struck
out; O'LEARY BATTED FOR GUTHRIE; O'Leary grounded out (first to
pitcher); Glanville popped to catcher; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cubs 1, Astros 8.

ASTROS 8TH: REMLINGER REPLACED O'LEARY (PITCHING); Blum singled
to left; Hidalgo was called out on strikes; Ausmus doubled to
right [Blum to third]; Everett grounded out (shortstop to first)
[Blum scored]; Miceli struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1,
Astros 9.

CUBS 9TH: Gonzalez was hit by a pitch; Sosa singled to right
[Gonzalez to second]; Alou doubled to center [Gonzalez scored,
Sosa scored]; Ramirez flied to center; Karros reached on a
fielder's choice [Alou out at third (shortstop to third)];
Martinez singled to center [Karros to second]; SIMON BATTED FOR
MILLER; Simon grounded out (second to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 9.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             3   7   2    5
 Astros           9  16   0   12


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