Houston Astros 15, Chicago Cubs 7
Regular Season Game 128
Played on Friday, August 27, 2004 (D) at Wrigley Field

HOU N    4  0  2    1  1  1    0  0  6  -  15 17  1
CHI N    2  0  2    0  0  0    0  2  1  -   7  9  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio lf                     5   2   1   0       0   0       4   0
  Lane lf                     1   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
Beltran cf                    5   2   4   4       1   0       1   0
Bagwell 1b                    4   2   2   2       2   0       7   0
  Weathers p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Berkman rf,1b                 3   3   2   1       1   0       4   0
Kent 2b                       5   2   2   2       0   1       4   4
  Bruntlett ss                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ensberg 3b                    2   0   1   2       0   0       1   0
  Lamb 3b                     2   1   1   1       1   0       0   4
Vizcaino ss,2b                5   1   2   1       0   2       0   4
Chavez c                      5   0   0   0       0   2       6   1
Oswalt p                      3   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Palmeiro ph,rf              1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       41  15  17  14       5   6      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Vizcaino-Kent-Bagwell.
E: Ensberg (12).

BATTING - 
2B: Ensberg (18,off Wood); Biggio (37,off Wood); Lane (9,off Farnsworth).
3B: Lamb (3,off Farnsworth).
HR: Beltran 2 (20,1st inning off Wood 0 on 1 out,9th inning off Farnsworth
2 on 2 out); Bagwell (20,3rd inning off Wood 0 on 0 out); Berkman (20,3rd
inning off Wood 0 on 0 out); Kent (17,5th inning off Wood 0 on 0 out).
HBP: Berkman (8,by Wood); Oswalt (1,by Mercker).
GDP: Kent (20,off Leicester); Bagwell (8,off Leicester).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Beltran 2 (19,3rd base off Wood/Barrett,2nd base off Mercker/Barrett);
Bagwell (3,2nd base off Wood/Barrett); Biggio (5,3rd base off Mercker/Barrett).

Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Patterson cf                  3   1   0   0       1   2       3   0
Lee 1b                        4   3   3   2       0   0       8   0
Garciaparra ss                4   1   2   3       0   0       2   5
Alou lf                       3   0   0   1       0   0       1   0
Sosa rf                       4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Ramirez 3b                    4   0   1   0       0   0       2   2
Grudzielanek 2b               4   1   1   0       0   0       3   4
Barrett c                     4   0   1   1       0   0       8   0
Wood p                        1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Dempster p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Goodwin ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Mercker p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Leicester p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Macias ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Farnsworth p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Walker ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   7   9   7       1   4      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Ramirez-Lee, Garciaparra-Grudzielanek-Lee, Garciaparra-Grudzielanek-Lee.

BATTING - 
2B: Wood (1,off Oswalt).
3B: Barrett (6,off Weathers).
HR: Lee (28,3rd inning off Oswalt 1 on 1 out); Garciaparra (4,8th inning off
Oswalt 1 on 2 out).
SF: Alou (4,off Oswalt).
GDP: Alou (10,off Oswalt).
Team LOB: 2.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Garciaparra (1,2nd base by Oswalt/Chavez).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Oswalt W(15-9)                8     7   6   6   1   4   2  31
Weathers                      1     2   1   1   0   0   0   5
Totals                        9     9   7   7   1   4   2  36


Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wood L(7-6)                   4.1   9   8   8   2   4   4  25
Dempster                      0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Mercker                       0.1   1   1   1   2   0   0   5
Leicester                     2.2   1   0   0   1   0   0   8
Farnsworth                    1     6   6   6   0   2   1   9
Totals                        9    17  15  15   5   6   5  48

WP: Mercker (3).
HBP: Wood (8,Berkman); Mercker (2,Oswalt).

Umpires: HP - CB Bucknor, 1B - Eric Cooper, 2B - Chuck Meriwether, 3B - Mike Reilly
Time of Game: 2:48   Attendance: 39038


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio lined to shortstop; Beltran homered; Bagwell
walked; Berkman was hit by a pitch [Bagwell to second]; Kent
singled to left [Bagwell scored, Berkman to second]; Ensberg
doubled to right [Berkman scored, Kent scored]; Vizcaino struck
out; Chavez struck out; 4 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Cubs 0.

CUBS 1ST: Patterson walked; Lee singled to left [Patterson to
second]; Garciaparra singled to left [Patterson scored, Lee to
third]; Alou hit a sacrifice fly to left [Lee scored];
Garciaparra was caught stealing second (catcher to second); Sosa
was called out on strikes; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Cubs
2.

ASTROS 2ND: Oswalt grounded out (shortstop to first); Biggio
popped to catcher; Beltran popped to catcher; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 4, Cubs 2.

CUBS 2ND: Ramirez popped to catcher; Grudzielanek grounded out
(second to first); Barrett lined to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 4, Cubs 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Bagwell homered; Berkman homered; Kent grounded out
(shortstop to first); Ensberg flied to center; Vizcaino struck
out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Cubs 2.

CUBS 3RD: Wood doubled to right; Patterson struck out; Lee
homered [Wood scored]; Garciaparra reached on an error by
Ensberg [Garciaparra to first]; Alou grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Garciaparra out at second]; 2 R,
2 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Cubs 4.

ASTROS 4TH: Chavez flied to center; Oswalt was called out on
strikes; Biggio doubled to left; Beltran walked; Bagwell singled
to center [Biggio scored, Beltran to second]; Beltran stole
third and Bagwell stole second; Berkman grounded out (shortstop
to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 7, Cubs 4.

CUBS 4TH: LAMB REPLACED ENSBERG (PLAYING 3B); Sosa grounded out
(shortstop to first); Ensberg left game with injured
back; Ramirez singled to left; Grudzielanek lined to left;
Barrett forced Ramirez (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 7, Cubs 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Kent homered; Lamb lined to third; Vizcaino singled
to right; DEMPSTER REPLACED WOOD (PITCHING); Chavez hit into a
double play to third [Vizcaino out at first (third to first)]; 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 8, Cubs 4.

CUBS 5TH: GOODWIN BATTED FOR DEMPSTER; Goodwin was called out on
strikes; Patterson struck out; Lee flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 8, Cubs 4.

ASTROS 6TH: MERCKER REPLACED GOODWIN (PITCHING); Oswalt was hit
by a pitch; Biggio forced Oswalt (second to shortstop) [Biggio
to first]; Beltran singled to left [Biggio to second]; Biggio
stole third and Beltran stole second; Bagwell walked; Mercker
threw a wild pitch [Biggio scored, Beltran to third, Bagwell to
second]; Berkman walked; LEICESTER REPLACED MERCKER (PITCHING);
Kent grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Berkman out at second]; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 9, Cubs 4.

CUBS 6TH: Garciaparra popped to catcher; Alou flied to left;
Sosa grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 9, Cubs 4.

ASTROS 7TH: Lamb walked; Vizcaino flied to left; Chavez forced
Lamb (pitcher to second) [Chavez to first]; Oswalt grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 9, Cubs 4.

CUBS 7TH: Ramirez popped to second; Grudzielanek lined to left;
Barrett grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 9, Cubs 4.

ASTROS 8TH: Biggio flied to center; Beltran singled to
shortstop; Bagwell grounded into a double play (shortstop to
second to first) [Beltran out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 9, Cubs 4.

CUBS 8TH: LANE REPLACED BIGGIO (PLAYING LF); MACIAS BATTED FOR
LEICESTER; Macias grounded out (second to first); Patterson
flied to center; Lee singled to third; Garciaparra homered [Lee
scored]; Alou grounded out (third to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 9, Cubs 6.

ASTROS 9TH: FARNSWORTH REPLACED MACIAS (PITCHING); Berkman
singled to right; Kent struck out; Lamb tripled to right
[Berkman scored]; Vizcaino singled to right [Lamb scored];
Chavez struck out; PALMEIRO BATTED FOR OSWALT; Palmeiro singled
to left [Vizcaino to second]; Lane doubled to right [Vizcaino
scored, Palmeiro to third]; Beltran homered [Palmeiro scored,
Lane scored]; Bagwell grounded out (third to first); 6 R, 6 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 15, Cubs 6.

CUBS 9TH: WEATHERS REPLACED BAGWELL (PITCHING); BERKMAN CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); BRUNTLETT REPLACED KENT (PLAYING SS);
VIZCAINO CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 2B); PALMEIRO STAYED IN GAME
(PLAYING RF); Sosa grounded out (third to first); Ramirez
grounded out (third to first); Grudzielanek singled to
shortstop; Barrett tripled to right [Grudzielanek scored];
WALKER BATTED FOR FARNSWORTH; Walker grounded out (second to
first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 15, Cubs 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros          15  17   1    6
 Cubs             7   9   0    2


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