Chicago Cubs 9, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 121
Played on Friday, August 20, 2004 (N) at Minute Maid Park

CHI N    3  0  2    1  0  3    0  0  0  -   9 13  0
HOU N    2  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  6  0
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Patterson cf                  5   1   1   2       0   0       7   0
Lee 1b                        4   1   2   0       1   1       8   0
  Martinez ss                 0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Garciaparra ss                3   2   2   2       1   0       1   1
  Dempster p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Farnsworth p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Alou lf                       5   1   1   2       0   0       1   0
Sosa rf                       5   1   1   1       0   1       1   0
Ramirez 3b                    4   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
  Macias 3b                   1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Grudzielanek 2b               5   2   4   2       0   0       1   4
Barrett c                     4   1   2   0       1   0       5   1
Rusch p                       2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Walker 1b                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       38   9  13   9       3   3      27   9

BATTING - 
2B: Lee (34,off Harville).
HR: Alou (28,1st inning off Munro 1 on 2 out); Sosa (28,1st inning off Munro
0 on 2 out); Garciaparra (3,3rd inning off Munro 1 on 0 out); Grudzielanek
2 (4,4th inning off Munro 0 on 0 out,6th inning off Harville 0 on 1 out);
Patterson (17,6th inning off Harville 1 on 2 out).
SH: Rusch 2 (6,off Munro 2).
HBP: Garciaparra (1,by Qualls).
Team LOB: 8.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio lf                     4   1   0   0       1   0       1   0
Beltran cf                    3   1   1   0       1   0       4   0
Berkman rf                    3   0   1   0       1   0       1   0
Kent 2b                       4   0   0   0       0   2       3   4
Bagwell 1b                    3   0   1   0       1   1      11   2
Ensberg 3b                    3   0   2   2       1   0       0   3
Vizcaino ss                   4   0   1   0       0   1       1   5
Ausmus c                      4   0   0   0       0   0       5   0
Munro p                       1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Lane ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Harville p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bullinger p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bruntlett ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Qualls p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Lamb ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   2   6   2       5   4      27  15

BATTING - 
2B: Beltran (12,off Rusch); Ensberg (17,off Rusch); Bagwell (21,off Rusch).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Berkman (6,2nd base by Rusch/Barrett).

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Rusch W(6-1)                  7     6   2   2   2   2   0  28
Dempster                      1     0   0   0   3   2   0   6
Farnsworth                    1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     6   2   2   5   4   0  37

WP: Dempster (1).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Munro L(2-5)                  4     8   6   6   0   1   4  20
Harville                      2     3   3   3   2   2   2  11
Bullinger                     1     2   0   0   0   0   0   5
Qualls                        2     0   0   0   1   0   0   8
Totals                        9    13   9   9   3   3   6  44

HBP: Qualls (2,Garciaparra).

Umpires: HP - Mark Carlson, 1B - Brian Runge, 2B - Bill Hohn, 3B - Gary Darling
Time of Game: 2:36   Attendance: 41071


Starting Lineups:

   Chicago Cubs                  Houston Astros           
1. Patterson           cf        Biggio              lf
2. Lee                 1b        Beltran             cf
3. Garciaparra         ss        Berkman             rf
4. Alou                lf        Kent                2b
5. Sosa                rf        Bagwell             1b
6. Ramirez             3b        Ensberg             3b
7. Grudzielanek        2b        Vizcaino            ss
8. Barrett             c         Ausmus              c
9. Rusch               p         Munro               p

CUBS 1ST: Patterson flied to center; Lee was called out on
strikes; Garciaparra singled to center; Alou homered
[Garciaparra scored]; Sosa homered; Ramirez flied to right; 3 R,
3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio walked; Beltran doubled to left [Biggio to
third]; Berkman grounded out (pitcher to first); Kent struck
out; Bagwell walked; Ensberg doubled to left [Biggio scored,
Beltran scored, Bagwell to third]; Vizcaino grounded out (third
to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 2.

CUBS 2ND: Grudzielanek singled to center; Barrett popped to
first; Rusch out on a sacrifice bunt (first to second)
[Grudzielanek to second]; Patterson popped to catcher; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Ausmus grounded out (second to first); Munro
grounded out (second to first); Biggio lined to third; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 2.

CUBS 3RD: Lee singled to left; Garciaparra homered [Lee scored];
Alou grounded out (shortstop to first); Sosa grounded out
(shortstop to first); Ramirez flied to left; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 5, Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Beltran flied to center; Berkman singled to left;
Kent struck out; Berkman was caught stealing second (catcher to
second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 5, Astros 2.

CUBS 4TH: Grudzielanek homered; Barrett singled to right; Rusch
out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Barrett to second];
Patterson popped to catcher; Lee grounded out (shortstop to
first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 6, Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Bagwell popped to first; Ensberg singled to right;
Vizcaino singled to right [Ensberg to second]; Ausmus flied to
center; LANE BATTED FOR MUNRO; Lane forced Vizcaino (second to
shortstop); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 6, Astros 2.

CUBS 5TH: HARVILLE REPLACED LANE (PITCHING); Garciaparra
grounded out (shortstop to first); Alou grounded out (shortstop
to first); Sosa struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 6,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Biggio lined to center; Beltran flied to left;
Berkman grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cubs 6, Astros 2.

CUBS 6TH: Ramirez flied to center; Grudzielanek homered; Barrett
walked; Rusch struck out; Patterson homered [Barrett scored];
Lee doubled to center; Garciaparra walked; Alou flied to center;
3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 9, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Kent flied to center; Bagwell doubled to left;
Ensberg lined to center; Vizcaino grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 9, Astros 2.

CUBS 7TH: BULLINGER REPLACED HARVILLE (PITCHING); Sosa grounded
out (third to first); Ramirez grounded out (second to first);
Grudzielanek singled to right; Barrett singled to right
[Grudzielanek to third]; Rusch forced Barrett (second to
shortstop); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 9, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Ausmus flied to center; BRUNTLETT BATTED FOR
BULLINGER; Bruntlett grounded out (second to first); Biggio
popped to catcher; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 9, Astros 2.

CUBS 8TH: QUALLS REPLACED BRUNTLETT (PITCHING); Patterson flied
to center; Lee walked; Garciaparra was hit by a pitch [Lee to
second]; Alou forced Garciaparra (third to second) [Lee to
third]; Sosa grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Cubs 9, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: MARTINEZ REPLACED LEE (PLAYING SS); DEMPSTER
REPLACED GARCIAPARRA (PITCHING); MACIAS REPLACED RAMIREZ
(PLAYING 3B); WALKER REPLACED RUSCH (PLAYING 1B); Beltran
walked; Beltran advanced to second because of defensive
indifference [Beltran to second]; Berkman walked; Kent popped to
third; Dempster threw a wild pitch [Beltran to third, Berkman to
second]; Bagwell struck out; Ensberg walked; Vizcaino struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Cubs 9, Astros 2.

CUBS 9TH: Macias grounded out (first to pitcher); Grudzielanek
grounded out (second to first); Barrett grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 9, Astros 2.

ASTROS 9TH: FARNSWORTH REPLACED DEMPSTER (PITCHING); Ausmus
flied to center; LAMB BATTED FOR QUALLS; Lamb flied to right;
Biggio popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 9,
Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             9  13   0    8
 Astros           2   6   0    8


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