Chicago Cubs 4, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 45
Played on Tuesday, May 24, 2005 (N) at Wrigley Field

HOU N    0  0  0    2  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  6  0
CHI N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  4  x  -   4  5  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Taveras cf                    4   0   2   0       0   0       2   0
Self rf                       2   1   0   0       1   0       1   0
Biggio 2b                     4   1   2   0       0   1       1   1
  Bruntlett 2b                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Berkman lf                    4   0   1   0       0   1       4   0
  Lidge p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Lamb 1b                       4   0   0   1       0   0       6   1
Ensberg 3b                    4   0   0   1       0   2       1   1
Everett ss                    4   0   1   0       0   2       0   4
Ausmus c                      3   0   0   0       0   0       8   0
Clemens p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Wheeler p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Vizcaino ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Qualls p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Palmeiro lf                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   2   6   2       1   8      24   9

BATTING - 
2B: Biggio (15,off Mitre); Everett (13,off Mitre); Taveras (5,off Ohman).
SH: Self (1,off Ohman).
GDP: Berkman (2,off Mitre).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Ensberg (4,2nd base off Mitre/Barrett); Taveras (15,2nd base off Mitre/Barrett).

Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hairston cf                   3   1   0   0       1   1       1   0
  Dempster p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Perez ss                      4   1   1   0       0   0       1   5
Lee 1b                        3   1   0   0       1   3      13   0
Burnitz rf                    4   0   1   2       0   0       1   0
Ramirez 3b                    4   0   0   0       0   2       1   4
Barrett c                     3   0   1   0       0   0       8   1
Dubois lf                     3   1   1   0       0   2       0   0
  Patterson cf                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Wilson 2b                     2   0   0   0       1   0       2   4
Mitre p                       2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Ohman p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wuertz p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hollandsworth ph,lf         1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   4   5   3       3   8      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Perez-Wilson-Lee.

BATTING - 
2B: Dubois (6,off Qualls).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Perez (4,2nd base off Clemens/Ausmus).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Clemens                       5     2   0   0   1   6   0  18
Wheeler                       1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Qualls                        1.1   2   2   2   0   0   0   6
Lidge L(1-2)                  0.2   1   2   2   2   0   0   5
Totals                        8     5   4   4   3   8   0  32

WP: Lidge 2 (4).

Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Mitre                         7     5   2   2   1   5   0  27
Ohman                         0.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   2
Wuertz W(3-2)                 0.2   0   0   0   0   2   0   2
Dempster SV(4)                1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     6   2   2   1   8   0  34


Umpires: HP - Wally Bell, 1B - John Hirschbeck, 2B - Kerwin Danley, 3B - Jim Reynolds
Time of Game: 2:33   Attendance: 38805


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Chicago Cubs             
1. Taveras             cf        Hairston            cf
2. Self                rf        Perez               ss
3. Biggio              2b        Lee                 1b
4. Berkman             lf        Burnitz             rf
5. Lamb                1b        Ramirez             3b
6. Ensberg             3b        Barrett             c
7. Everett             ss        Dubois              lf
8. Ausmus              c         Wilson              2b
9. Clemens             p         Mitre               p

ASTROS 1ST: Taveras flied to center; Self popped to third;
Biggio grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 1ST: Hairston grounded out (pitcher to first); Perez
singled to center; Perez stole second; Lee struck out; Burnitz
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Cubs 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Berkman singled to center; Lamb grounded out (second
to first) [Berkman to second]; Ensberg struck out; Everett was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 2ND: Ramirez struck out; Barrett singled to center; Dubois
struck out; Wilson flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Ausmus grounded out (third to first); Clemens
grounded out (shortstop to first); Taveras grounded out (third
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 3RD: Mitre flied to center; Hairston flied to left; On a
bunt Perez grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Self walked; Biggio doubled to left [Self to third];
Berkman grounded out (first unassisted); Lamb reached on a
fielder's choice [Self scored, Biggio to third]; Ensberg forced
Lamb (pitcher to shortstop) [Biggio scored, Ensberg to first];
Ensberg stole second; Everett was called out on strikes; 2 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 0.

CUBS 4TH: Lee struck out; Burnitz flied to left; Ramirez struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Ausmus grounded out (shortstop to first); Clemens
was called out on strikes; Taveras singled to right; Taveras
stole second; Self lined to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
2, Cubs 0.

CUBS 5TH: Barrett grounded out (shortstop to first); Dubois
struck out; Wilson walked; Mitre forced Wilson (third to
second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Biggio singled to left; Berkman grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Biggio out at
second]; Lamb grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 0.

CUBS 6TH: WHEELER REPLACED CLEMENS (PITCHING); Hairston was
called out on strikes; Astros pitcher Roger Clemens left the
game due to an injured groin; Perez flied to left; Lee was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Ensberg grounded out (shortstop to first); Everett
doubled to left; Ausmus grounded out (second to first) [Everett
to third]; VIZCAINO BATTED FOR WHEELER; Vizcaino was called out
on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 0.

CUBS 7TH: QUALLS REPLACED VIZCAINO (PITCHING); Burnitz grounded
out (first to pitcher); Ramirez grounded out (shortstop to
first); Barrett grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 8TH: OHMAN REPLACED MITRE (PITCHING); Taveras doubled to
left; Self out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to second) [Taveras
to third]; WUERTZ REPLACED OHMAN (PITCHING); Biggio struck out;
Berkman struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 0.

CUBS 8TH: BRUNTLETT REPLACED BIGGIO (PLAYING 2B); Dubois doubled
to right; Wilson flied to left; HOLLANDSWORTH BATTED FOR WUERTZ;
Hollandsworth singled to center [Dubois scored]; LIDGE REPLACED
BERKMAN (PITCHING); PALMEIRO REPLACED QUALLS (PLAYING LF); Lidge
threw a wild pitch [Hollandsworth to second]; Hairston walked;
Perez forced Hollandsworth (shortstop to third) [Hairston to
second, Perez to first]; Lee walked [Hairston to third, Perez to
second]; Burnitz singled to right [Hairston scored, Perez
scored, Lee to third]; Lidge threw a wild pitch [Lee scored,
Burnitz to second]; Ramirez flied to right; 4 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 4.

ASTROS 9TH: DEMPSTER REPLACED HAIRSTON (PITCHING); PATTERSON
REPLACED DUBOIS (PLAYING CF); HOLLANDSWORTH STAYED IN GAME
(PLAYING LF); Lamb grounded out (second to first); Ensberg
struck out; Everett grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2   6   0    5
 Cubs             4   5   0    4


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