Houston Astros 7, Chicago Cubs 5
Regular Season Game 22
Played on Saturday, April 30, 2005 (N) at Minute Maid Park

CHI N    0  0  0    3  0  0    0  2  0  -   5  8  0
HOU N    3  0  0    1  0  0    3  0  x  -   7 10  1
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hairston 2b                   4   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
  Grieve ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Perez ss                      3   1   1   0       1   0       1   0
Patterson cf                  4   1   1   0       0   1       2   0
Lee 1b                        4   0   1   1       0   2       5   1
Ramirez 3b                    4   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
Burnitz rf                    2   1   1   1       1   1       1   0
Hollandsworth lf              4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Barrett c                     4   1   2   1       0   0      12   0
Wood p                        1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Dubois ph                   1   1   1   2       0   0       0   0
  Bartosh p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Remlinger p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cedeno ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Wuertz p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Novoa p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Macias ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   5   8   5       2   9      24   5

BATTING - 
2B: Burnitz (7,off Backe).
HR: Dubois (3,4th inning off Backe 1 on 2 out).
SF: Burnitz (3,off Qualls).
Team LOB: 5.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Taveras cf                    4   1   1   1       1   3       3   1
Biggio 2b                     5   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
  Bruntlett 2b                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Bagwell 1b                    4   2   3   1       1   0       9   0
Lamb lf                       4   2   2   1       1   1       3   0
Vizcaino ss                   3   1   1   1       1   1       0   2
Lane rf                       4   0   1   1       0   2       2   0
Ensberg 3b                    3   0   0   0       1   1       1   2
Ausmus c                      3   1   2   2       1   1       9   1
Backe p                       2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Qualls p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Totals                       32   7  10   7       6  12      27   9

FIELDING - 
E: Biggio (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Lane (9,off Wood); Taveras (2,off Bartosh); Lamb (4,off Wuertz).
3B: Lamb (3,off Wood).
SH: Backe 2 (2,off Bartosh,off Remlinger).
IBB: Vizcaino (1,by Wuertz); Ensberg (1,by Wuertz).
Team LOB: 9.

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wood                          3     4   3   3   2   6   0  15
Bartosh L(0-1)                2     2   1   1   1   4   0   9
Remlinger                     1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Wuertz                        1     2   3   3   3   0   0   8
Novoa                         1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                        8    10   7   7   6  12   0  40

IBB: Wuertz 2 (2,Vizcaino,Ensberg).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Backe W(2-1)                  7     6   4   4   2   8   1  29
Qualls                        2     2   1   1   0   1   0   8
Totals                        9     8   5   5   2   9   1  37

Backe faced 1 batter in the 8th inning

Umpires: HP - Laz Diaz, 1B - Dana DeMuth, 2B - Marty Foster, 3B - Rob Drake
Time of Game: 2:34   Attendance: 41615


Starting Lineups:

   Chicago Cubs                  Houston Astros           
1. Hairston            2b        Taveras             cf
2. Perez               ss        Biggio              2b
3. Patterson           cf        Bagwell             1b
4. Lee                 1b        Lamb                lf
5. Ramirez             3b        Vizcaino            ss
6. Burnitz             rf        Lane                rf
7. Hollandsworth       lf        Ensberg             3b
8. Barrett             c         Ausmus              c
9. Wood                p         Backe               p

CUBS 1ST: Hairston struck out; Perez singled to center;
Patterson popped to third; Lee struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Taveras walked; Biggio grounded out (third to first)
[Taveras to second]; Bagwell singled to right [Taveras scored];
Lamb tripled to center [Bagwell scored]; Vizcaino singled to
center [Lamb scored]; Lane doubled to left [Vizcaino to third];
Ensberg struck out; Ausmus was called out on strikes; 3 R, 4 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 3.

CUBS 2ND: Ramirez flied to center; Burnitz walked; Hollandsworth
singled to right [Burnitz to second]; Barrett singled to center
[Burnitz out at home (center to catcher), Hollandsworth to third
(on throw)]; Wood struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 0,
Astros 3.

ASTROS 2ND: Backe struck out; Taveras struck out; Biggio struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 3.

CUBS 3RD: Hairston grounded out (second to first); Perez reached
on an error by Biggio; Patterson grounded out (first unassisted)
[Perez to second]; Lee grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H,
1 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Bagwell grounded out (third to first); Lamb walked;
Vizcaino lined to center; Lane struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Cubs 0, Astros 3.

CUBS 4TH: Ramirez flied to center; Burnitz doubled to right;
Hollandsworth flied to left; Barrett singled to right [Burnitz
scored]; DUBOIS BATTED FOR WOOD; Dubois homered [Barrett
scored]; Cubs pitcher Kerry Wood left the game due to an
injured neck/shoulder; Hairston flied to left; 3 R, 3 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 4TH: BARTOSH REPLACED DUBOIS (PITCHING); Ensberg lined to
shortstop; Ausmus walked; Backe out on a sacrifice bunt (second
to first) [Ausmus to second]; Taveras doubled to center [Ausmus
scored]; Biggio struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 3,
Astros 4.

CUBS 5TH: Perez grounded out (third to first); Patterson struck
out; Lee was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs
3, Astros 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Bagwell singled to left; Lamb struck out; Vizcaino
struck out; Lane struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 3,
Astros 4.

CUBS 6TH: Ramirez struck out; Burnitz struck out; Hollandsworth
lined to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 4.

ASTROS 6TH: REMLINGER REPLACED BARTOSH (PITCHING); Ensberg flied
to right; Ausmus singled to left; Backe out on a sacrifice bunt
(first to second) [Ausmus to second]; Taveras struck out; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 4.

CUBS 7TH: Barrett flied to right; CEDENO BATTED FOR REMLINGER;
Cedeno struck out (catcher to first); Hairston flied to left; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 4.

ASTROS 7TH: WUERTZ REPLACED CEDENO (PITCHING); Biggio popped to
third; Bagwell walked; Lamb doubled to right [Bagwell to third];
Vizcaino was walked intentionally; Lane grounded out (second to
first) [Bagwell scored, Lamb to third, Vizcaino to second];
Ensberg was walked intentionally; Ausmus singled to center [Lamb
scored, Vizcaino scored, Ensberg to third]; Backe flied to
center; 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 7.

CUBS 8TH: Perez walked; QUALLS REPLACED BACKE (PITCHING);
Patterson singled to center [Perez to second]; Lee singled to
center [Perez scored, Patterson to second]; Ramirez grounded out
(pitcher to first) [Patterson to third, Lee to second]; Burnitz
hit a sacrifice fly to center [Patterson scored]; Hollandsworth
grounded out (shortstop to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs
5, Astros 7.

ASTROS 8TH: NOVOA REPLACED WUERTZ (PITCHING); Taveras was called
out on strikes; Biggio flied to left; Bagwell singled to right;
Lamb grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cubs 5, Astros 7.

CUBS 9TH: BRUNTLETT REPLACED BIGGIO (PLAYING 2B); Barrett
grounded out (shortstop to first); MACIAS BATTED FOR NOVOA;
Macias grounded out (pitcher to first); GRIEVE BATTED FOR
HAIRSTON; Grieve was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 5, Astros 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             5   8   0    5
 Astros           7  10   1    9


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