Houston Astros 8, Chicago Cubs 3
Regular Season Game 156
Played on Saturday, September 24, 2005 (D) at Wrigley Field

HOU N    2  0  0    0  1  1    3  1  0  -   8 12  0
CHI N    0  1  0    0  0  2    0  0  0  -   3  4  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Taveras cf                    4   2   2   0       0   0       1   0
Biggio 2b                     3   1   2   2       1   0       3   4
Ensberg 3b                    5   1   3   2       0   1       1   4
Berkman lf,1b                 3   2   1   1       2   0       6   0
Lamb 1b                       4   0   1   0       0   1       7   1
  Everett ss                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
Lane rf                       4   1   1   0       1   1       1   0
Vizcaino ss                   3   0   1   2       0   0       2   3
  Qualls p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gallo p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bagwell ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Burns p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ausmus c                      5   0   0   0       0   2       5   1
Astacio p                     3   0   0   0       0   2       1   1
  Burke lf                    1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   8  12   7       4   9      27  16

BATTING - 
2B: Ensberg (29,off Zambrano); Lane (33,off Zambrano); Biggio (38,off Wellemeyer).
3B: Ensberg (3,off Zambrano).
HR: Biggio (24,1st inning off Zambrano 0 on 1 out); Berkman (21,1st inning
off Zambrano 0 on 2 out).
SH: Vizcaino (1,off Zambrano); Biggio (4,off Zambrano); Taveras (5,off Wellemeyer).
IBB: Berkman (12,by Wellemeyer).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Berkman (4,2nd base off Ohman/Barrett).

Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Macias 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   1       3   3
Perez ss                      4   1   1   0       0   0       2   2
Lee 1b                        4   0   0   0       0   1       9   2
Garciaparra 3b                4   1   2   2       0   0       1   3
Burnitz rf                    3   1   0   0       1   1       0   0
Barrett c                     4   0   1   0       0   2       9   0
Murton lf                     2   0   0   0       1   1       2   0
Patterson cf                  2   0   0   1       0   0       1   0
Zambrano p                    2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Ohman p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Theriot ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wellemeyer p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   3   4   3       2   6      27  11

BATTING - 
HR: Garciaparra (8,6th inning off Astacio 1 on 1 out).
SF: Patterson (1,off Astacio).
Team LOB: 3.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Astacio W(3-6)                6     4   3   3   2   3   1  24
Qualls                        1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Gallo                         1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Burns                         1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     4   3   3   2   6   1  33


Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Zambrano L(14-6)              6.1   9   6   6   1   4   2  30
Ohman                         0.2   1   1   1   2   1   0   5
Wellemeyer                    2     2   1   1   1   4   0   9
Totals                        9    12   8   8   4   9   2  44

WP: Zambrano (7), Ohman (6).
IBB: Wellemeyer (1,Berkman).

Umpires: HP - Larry Poncino, 1B - Paul Nauert, 2B - Ron Kulpa, 3B - Mark Wegner
Time of Game: 2:34   Attendance: 39263


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Chicago Cubs             
1. Taveras             cf        Macias              2b
2. Biggio              2b        Perez               ss
3. Ensberg             3b        Lee                 1b
4. Berkman             lf        Garciaparra         3b
5. Lamb                1b        Burnitz             rf
6. Lane                rf        Barrett             c
7. Vizcaino            ss        Murton              lf
8. Ausmus              c         Patterson           cf
9. Astacio             p         Zambrano            p

ASTROS 1ST: Taveras flied to center; Biggio homered; Ensberg
lined to first; Berkman homered; Lamb grounded out (pitcher to
first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 0.

CUBS 1ST: Macias struck out; Perez popped to shortstop; Lee
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Cubs 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Lane flied to left; Vizcaino grounded out (second to
first); Ausmus was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Cubs 0.

CUBS 2ND: Garciaparra singled to center; Burnitz forced
Garciaparra (second to shortstop) [Burnitz to first]; Barrett
singled to center [Burnitz to third, Barrett to second (on
throw)]; Murton walked; Patterson hit a sacrifice fly to right
[Burnitz scored, Barrett to third]; Zambrano forced Murton
(shortstop to second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Astacio struck out; On a bunt Taveras grounded out
(third to first); Biggio walked; Ensberg singled to center
[Biggio to second]; Berkman grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 1.

CUBS 3RD: Macias grounded out (shortstop to first); Perez
grounded out (second to first); Lee grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Lamb singled to center; Lane popped to shortstop;
Vizcaino forced Lamb (second to shortstop) [Vizcaino to first];
Ausmus was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
2, Cubs 1.

CUBS 4TH: Garciaparra grounded out (shortstop to first); Burnitz
walked; Barrett forced Burnitz (third to second) [Barrett to
first]; Murton popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
2, Cubs 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Astacio grounded out (second to first); Taveras
singled to center; Biggio popped to first; Ensberg doubled to
left [Taveras scored]; Berkman lined to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 1.

CUBS 5TH: Patterson flied to left; Zambrano lined to pitcher
(pitcher to first); Macias grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Lamb lined to third; Lane doubled to left; Zambrano
threw a wild pitch [Lane to third]; Vizcaino reached on a
fielder's choice on a sacrifice bunt [Lane scored]; Ausmus
forced Vizcaino (shortstop to second) [Ausmus to first]; Astacio
struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Cubs 1.

CUBS 6TH: Perez singled to center; Lee flied to center;
Garciaparra homered [Perez scored]; Burnitz struck out; Barrett
struck out (catcher to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4,
Cubs 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Taveras singled to shortstop; Biggio out on a
sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Taveras to second]; Ensberg
tripled to center [Taveras scored]; OHMAN REPLACED ZAMBRANO
(PITCHING); Berkman walked; Lamb struck out; Berkman stole
second; Lane walked; Vizcaino singled to third [Ensberg scored,
Berkman to third, Lane to second]; Ohman threw a wild pitch
[Berkman scored, Lane to third, Vizcaino to second]; Ausmus
grounded out (third to first); 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 7,
Cubs 3.

CUBS 7TH: BERKMAN CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); EVERETT
REPLACED LAMB (PLAYING SS); QUALLS REPLACED VIZCAINO (PITCHING);
BURKE REPLACED ASTACIO (PLAYING LF); Murton struck out;
Patterson lined to third; THERIOT BATTED FOR OHMAN; Theriot
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
7, Cubs 3.

ASTROS 8TH: WELLEMEYER REPLACED THERIOT (PITCHING); Burke
singled to left; Taveras out on a sacrifice bunt (first to
second) [Burke to second]; Biggio doubled to center [Burke
scored]; Ensberg struck out; Berkman was walked intentionally;
Everett struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 8, Cubs 3.

CUBS 8TH: GALLO REPLACED QUALLS (PITCHING); Macias grounded out
(third to first); Perez grounded out (third to first); Lee
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 8, Cubs 3.

ASTROS 9TH: Lane struck out; BAGWELL BATTED FOR GALLO; Bagwell
struck out; Ausmus grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 8, Cubs 3.

CUBS 9TH: BURNS REPLACED BAGWELL (PITCHING); Garciaparra
grounded out (second to first); Burnitz grounded out (shortstop
to first); Barrett struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 8,
Cubs 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           8  12   0    9
 Cubs             3   4   0    3


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