Houston Astros 4, Chicago Cubs 3
Regular Season Game 122
Played on Saturday, August 21, 2004 (N) at Minute Maid Park

CHI N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  2  -   3  8  1
HOU N    0  2  0    0  0  0    0  0  2  -   4  7  0
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Patterson cf                  5   1   3   0       0   2       3   1
Grudzielanek 2b               3   0   0   0       1   0       3   4
Lee 1b                        3   0   0   0       1   0       5   1
Alou lf                       3   0   1   1       1   0       1   0
Sosa rf                       4   0   0   0       0   2       5   0
Ramirez 3b                    3   0   2   0       1   0       1   1
  Macias pr,3b                0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Barrett c                     4   1   2   1       0   0       7   1
Martinez ss                   3   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
Prior p                       2   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  Goodwin ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Remlinger p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Walker ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Hawkins p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   3   8   3       4   7      25   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Patterson-Grudzielanek-Ramirez, Ramirez-Grudzielanek-Lee.
E: Macias (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Patterson (25,off Backe).
3B: Barrett (5,off Lidge).
SF: Martinez (4,off Lidge).
GDP: Sosa (5,off Backe); Barrett (9,off Backe).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Patterson 2 (23,2nd base off Backe/Ausmus,2nd base off Miceli/Ausmus).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio lf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Lane lf                     1   0   1   1       0   0       1   0
Beltran cf                    3   0   0   0       1   1       6   0
Bagwell 1b                    4   0   1   0       0   1       7   0
Berkman rf                    3   0   0   0       1   1       1   0
Kent 2b                       3   1   2   0       1   0       4   2
  Bruntlett pr                0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ensberg 3b                    3   1   0   0       0   1       1   1
Vizcaino ss                   3   1   1   1       1   1       0   5
Ausmus c                      3   0   1   0       1   1       7   0
Backe p                       1   0   1   2       0   0       0   0
  Palmeiro ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Miceli p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lidge p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lamb ph                     0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Totals                       29   4   7   4       6   7      27   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Vizcaino-Kent-Bagwell, Ensberg-Kent-Bagwell.

BATTING - 
2B: Bagwell (22,off Prior).
SH: Backe (1,off Prior); Ensberg (5,off Hawkins).
GDP: Ensberg (12,off Prior).
IBB: Vizcaino (2,by Prior); Lamb (3,by Hawkins).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Beltran (16,2nd base off Prior/Barrett).

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Prior                         7     4   2   2   5   6   0  28
Remlinger                     1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Hawkins L(2-4)                0.1   3   2   1   1   0   0   6
Totals                        8.1   7   4   3   6   7   0  37

IBB: Prior (2,Vizcaino); Hawkins (5,Lamb).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Backe                         7     4   0   0   3   4   0  26
Miceli                        0.2   1   1   1   1   0   0   4
Lidge W(4-5)                  1.1   3   2   2   0   3   0   7
Totals                        9     8   3   3   4   7   0  37


Umpires: HP - Brian Runge, 1B - Bill Hohn, 2B - Gary Darling, 3B - Mark Carlson
Time of Game: 2:54   Attendance: 42451


Starting Lineups:

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

CUBS 1ST: Patterson singled to right; Grudzielanek flied to
right; Patterson stole second; Lee flied to center; Alou reached
on a fielder's choice [Patterson out at third (third
unassisted)]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio struck out; Beltran struck out; Bagwell was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

CUBS 2ND: Sosa grounded out (shortstop to first); Ramirez popped
to first; Barrett singled to left; Martinez grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Berkman flied to center; Kent walked; Ensberg
grounded out (second to first) [Kent to second]; Vizcaino was
walked intentionally; Ausmus walked [Kent to third, Vizcaino to
second]; Backe singled to center [Kent scored, Vizcaino scored,
Ausmus to third]; Biggio flied to right; 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Cubs 0, Astros 2.

CUBS 3RD: Prior struck out; Patterson struck out; Grudzielanek
walked; Lee forced Grudzielanek (shortstop to second); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Beltran walked; Bagwell flied to right; Beltran
stole second; Berkman walked; Kent flied to right [Beltran to
third]; Ensberg struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 0,
Astros 2.

CUBS 4TH: Alou flied to center; Sosa struck out; Ramirez walked;
Barrett flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Vizcaino lined to second; Ausmus singled to center;
Backe out on a sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Ausmus to
second]; Biggio flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0,
Astros 2.

CUBS 5TH: Martinez flied to center; Prior was called out on
strikes; Patterson doubled to right; Grudzielanek flied to
center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Beltran grounded out (first unassisted); Bagwell
doubled to center; Berkman flied into a double play to center
[Bagwell out at third (center to second to third)]; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 2.

CUBS 6TH: Lee grounded out (shortstop to first); Alou walked;
Sosa grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Alou out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Kent singled to center; Ensberg grounded into a
double play (third to second to first) [Kent out at second];
Vizcaino struck out (catcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cubs 0, Astros 2.

CUBS 7TH: Ramirez singled to shortstop; Barrett grounded into a
double play (third to second to first) [Ramirez out at second];
Martinez flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros
2.

ASTROS 7TH: Ausmus was called out on strikes; PALMEIRO BATTED
FOR BACKE; Palmeiro lined to left; Biggio popped to catcher; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 2.

CUBS 8TH: LANE REPLACED BIGGIO (PLAYING LF); MICELI REPLACED
PALMEIRO (PITCHING); GOODWIN BATTED FOR PRIOR; Goodwin grounded
out (first unassisted); Patterson singled to right; Grudzielanek
popped to second; Patterson stole second; Lee walked; LIDGE
REPLACED MICELI (PITCHING); Alou singled to left [Patterson
scored, Lee to second]; Sosa was called out on strikes; 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: REMLINGER REPLACED GOODWIN (PITCHING); Beltran flied
to center; Bagwell flied to right; Berkman was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 2.

CUBS 9TH: Ramirez singled to center; MACIAS RAN FOR RAMIREZ;
Barrett tripled to right [Macias scored]; Martinez hit a
sacrifice fly to left [Barrett scored]; WALKER BATTED FOR
REMLINGER; Walker struck out; Patterson struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 9TH: MACIAS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); HAWKINS REPLACED
WALKER (PITCHING); Kent singled to center; BRUNTLETT RAN FOR
KENT; Ensberg reached on an error by Macias on a sacrifice bunt
[Bruntlett to third, Ensberg to second]; Vizcaino singled to
left [Bruntlett scored, Ensberg to third]; Vizcaino advanced to
second because of defensive indifference [Vizcaino to second];
Ausmus grounded out (second to first); LAMB BATTED FOR LIDGE;
Lamb was walked intentionally; Lane singled to right [Ensberg
scored (unearned), Vizcaino to third, Lamb to second]; 2 R (1
ER), 3 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             3   8   1    7
 Astros           4   7   0    8


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