Chicago Cubs 4, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 161
Played on Friday, September 30, 2005 (N) at Minute Maid Park

CHI N    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  1  2  -   4 11  0
HOU N    0  1  0    0  0  0    0  2  0  -   3  6  1
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Theriot 2b                    5   1   1   0       0   0       2   4
Perez ss                      5   1   2   0       0   0       0   3
Lee 1b                        3   0   1   1       0   1       9   1
Garciaparra 3b                4   0   1   1       0   0       1   1
Murton lf                     4   1   1   0       0   1       3   0
Burnitz rf                    4   0   1   0       0   1       3   0
Barrett c                     4   1   2   1       0   1       9   0
Patterson cf                  4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Zambrano p                    2   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
  Macias ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Novoa p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Walker ph                   1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Cedeno pr                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Dempster p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   4  11   4       0   7      27   9

BATTING - 
2B: Theriot (1,off Pettitte); Garciaparra (12,off Qualls); Barrett (32,off
Lidge).
SF: Lee (7,off Pettitte).
Team LOB: 7.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     5   0   1   0       0   1       0   2
Taveras cf                    4   1   1   0       0   2       2   1
  Palmeiro ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ensberg 3b                    3   0   0   0       1   1       1   1
Berkman lf,1b                 3   1   1   2       1   1       2   1
Lamb 1b                       3   1   1   1       1   1       8   0
  Lidge p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Lane rf                       3   0   0   0       1   0       4   0
Everett ss                    4   0   0   0       0   2       1   5
Ausmus c                      3   0   2   0       1   0       9   0
  Burke pr                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Pettitte p                    2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Bagwell ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Qualls p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Gipson lf                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   3   6   3       5   9      27  12

FIELDING - 
E: Everett (14).

BATTING - 
2B: Biggio (39,off Zambrano).
HR: Lamb (12,2nd inning off Zambrano 0 on 1 out); Berkman (24,8th inning off
Novoa 1 on 1 out).
SH: Gipson (2,off Dempster).
Team LOB: 8.

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Zambrano                      7     4   1   1   3   8   1  28
Novoa W(4-5)                  1     2   2   2   1   1   1   6
Dempster SV(33)               1     0   0   0   1   0   0   4
Totals                        9     6   3   3   5   9   2  38


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Pettitte                      7     5   1   1   0   6   0  26
Qualls                        1     2   1   0   0   1   0   5
Lidge L(4-4)                  1     4   2   2   0   0   0   7
Totals                        9    11   4   3   0   7   0  38


Umpires: HP - Ed Rapuano, 1B - CB Bucknor, 2B - Phil Cuzzi, 3B - Jerry Crawford
Time of Game: 2:41   Attendance: 41304


Starting Lineups:

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

CUBS 1ST: Theriot grounded out (third to first); Perez flied to
right; Lee was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio struck out; Taveras grounded out (second to
first); Ensberg struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0,
Astros 0.

CUBS 2ND: Garciaparra flied to right; Murton grounded out
(shortstop to first); Burnitz grounded out (pitcher to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Berkman struck out; Lamb homered; Lane flied to
left; Everett struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros
1.

CUBS 3RD: Barrett lined to right; Patterson grounded out (second
to first); Zambrano singled to center; Theriot forced Zambrano
(second to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Ausmus lined to left; Pettitte struck out; Biggio
doubled to left; Taveras was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 1.

CUBS 4TH: Perez lined to third; Lee singled to right;
Garciaparra grounded out (shortstop to first) [Lee to second];
Murton grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cubs 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Ensberg flied to left; Berkman grounded out
(shortstop to first); Lamb flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Cubs 0, Astros 1.

CUBS 5TH: Burnitz struck out; Barrett struck out; Patterson
flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Lane popped to first; Everett struck out; Ausmus
singled to right; Pettitte grounded out (second to first); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 1.

CUBS 6TH: Zambrano struck out; Theriot doubled to right; Perez
singled to left [Theriot to third]; Lee hit a sacrifice fly to
right [Theriot scored]; Garciaparra flied to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Biggio lined to right; Taveras was called out on
strikes; Ensberg walked; Berkman walked [Ensberg to second];
Lamb walked [Ensberg to third, Berkman to second]; Lane grounded
out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros
1.

CUBS 7TH: Murton was called out on strikes; Burnitz grounded out
(first unassisted); Barrett singled to center; Patterson struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Everett grounded out (shortstop to first); Ausmus
singled to right; BAGWELL BATTED FOR PETTITTE; Bagwell grounded
out (third to first) [Ausmus to second]; Biggio grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 1.

CUBS 8TH: QUALLS REPLACED BAGWELL (PITCHING); MACIAS BATTED FOR
ZAMBRANO; Macias struck out; Theriot grounded out (pitcher to
first); Perez singled to shortstop; Lee reached on an error by
Everett [Perez to second]; Garciaparra doubled to center [Perez
scored (unearned), Lee out at home (center to shortstop to
catcher)]; 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: NOVOA REPLACED MACIAS (PITCHING); Taveras singled to
left; Ensberg popped to third; Berkman homered [Taveras scored];
Lamb struck out; Lane walked; Everett lined to second; 2 R, 2 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 3.

CUBS 9TH: BERKMAN CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); LIDGE REPLACED
LAMB (PITCHING); GIPSON REPLACED QUALLS (PLAYING LF); Murton
singled to left; Burnitz singled to right [Murton to third];
Barrett doubled to left [Murton scored, Burnitz to third];
Patterson reached on a fielder's choice [Burnitz out at home
(first to catcher), Barrett to third]; WALKER BATTED FOR NOVOA;
Walker singled to right [Barrett scored, Patterson to second];
CEDENO RAN FOR WALKER; Theriot popped to first; Perez grounded
out (shortstop to first); 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros
3.

ASTROS 9TH: DEMPSTER REPLACED CEDENO (PITCHING); Ausmus walked;
Gipson out on a sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Ausmus to
second]; BURKE RAN FOR AUSMUS; Biggio grounded out (second to
first) [Burke to third]; PALMEIRO BATTED FOR TAVERAS; Palmeiro
flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             4  11   0    7
 Astros           3   6   1    8


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