Houston Astros 6, Chicago Cubs 4
Regular Season Game 163
Played on Sunday, October 2, 2005 (D) at Minute Maid Park

CHI N    0  0  0    0  2  2    0  0  0  -   4 10  1
HOU N    2  0  0    1  0  3    0  0  x  -   6 11  2
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Patterson cf                  4   0   1   1       0   1       0   0
Macias 2b                     5   0   0   0       0   0       2   4
Lee 1b                        4   0   0   0       0   2      11   1
Garciaparra 3b                4   1   1   0       0   1       3   5
Burnitz rf                    4   1   1   0       0   2       0   0
Barrett c                     4   1   2   2       0   1       4   0
Murton lf                     4   1   2   0       0   0       1   0
Perez ss                      3   0   3   1       0   0       3   4
  Grieve ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Maddux p                      3   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Wuertz p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ohman p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Van Buren p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hill p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Walker ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Theriot pr                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   4  10   4       0   8      24  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Perez-Macias-Lee, Macias-Perez-Lee.
E: Perez (12).

BATTING - 
2B: Perez (33,off Oswalt); Patterson (15,off Oswalt).
HR: Barrett (16,5th inning off Oswalt 0 on 0 out).
HBP: Patterson (1,by Oswalt).
GDP: Maddux (4,off Oswalt).
Team LOB: 7.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     4   1   2   0       0   0       1   3
  Burke lf                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Taveras cf                    2   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Ensberg 3b                    4   1   2   1       0   1       0   2
Berkman lf,1b                 4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Lamb 1b                       4   1   2   1       0   1       7   0
  Bruntlett lf,2b             0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Lane rf                       3   1   2   1       1   0       2   0
Ausmus c                      4   0   0   0       0   0      10   0
Everett ss                    3   1   1   0       1   0       2   6
Oswalt p                      2   0   1   1       0   0       0   1
  Bagwell ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gipson pr                   0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Qualls p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wheeler p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Palmeiro ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lidge p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   6  11   4       2   3      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Oswalt-Everett-Biggio.
E: Berkman (8), Bruntlett (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Biggio (40,off Maddux).
HR: Lane (26,6th inning off Maddux 0 on 0 out).
SH: Taveras 2 (7,off Maddux 2).
GDP: Ausmus (17,off Maddux); Berkman (18,off Ohman).
IBB: Everett (1,by Maddux).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Everett (21,2nd base off Maddux/Barrett).

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Maddux L(13-15)               5.1  10   6   4   1   2   1  27
Wuertz                        0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
Ohman                         1     1   0   0   0   1   0   3
Van Buren                     0.2   0   0   0   1   0   0   3
Hill                          0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        8    11   6   4   2   3   1  36

WP: Wuertz (7).
IBB: Maddux (4,Everett).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Oswalt W(20-12)               6     9   4   4   0   6   1  27
Qualls                        1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Wheeler                       1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Lidge SV(42)                  1     1   0   0   0   1   0   5
Totals                        9    10   4   4   0   8   1  38

WP: Oswalt (5).
HBP: Oswalt (8,Patterson).

Umpires: HP - Phil Cuzzi, 1B - Jerry Crawford, 2B - Ed Rapuano, 3B - CB Bucknor
Time of Game: 2:38   Attendance: 42288


Starting Lineups:

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

CUBS 1ST: Patterson flied to center; Macias grounded out (third
to first); Lee struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros
0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio doubled to shortstop; Taveras out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first) [Biggio to third]; Ensberg
singled to left [Biggio scored]; Berkman grounded out (first
unassisted) [Ensberg to second]; Lamb singled to right [Ensberg
scored]; Lane forced Lamb (shortstop to second); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 2.

CUBS 2ND: Garciaparra struck out; Burnitz was called out on
strikes; Barrett struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Ausmus grounded out (third to first); Everett
grounded out (third to first); Oswalt popped to catcher; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 2.

CUBS 3RD: Murton grounded out (second to first); Perez doubled
to left [Perez to third (error by Berkman)]; Maddux reached on a
fielder's choice [Perez out at home (shortstop to catcher)];
Oswalt threw a wild pitch [Maddux to second]; Patterson was hit
by a pitch; Macias grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E,
2 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Biggio singled to third; Taveras out on a sacrifice
bunt (third to first) [Biggio to second]; Ensberg reached on a
fielder's choice [Biggio out at third (shortstop to third)];
Berkman flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 2.

CUBS 4TH: Lee struck out; Garciaparra grounded out (second to
first); Burnitz struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Lamb singled to center; Lane singled to center [Lamb
to second]; Ausmus grounded into a double play (shortstop to
second to first) [Lamb to third, Lane out at second]; Everett
was walked intentionally; Everett stole second; Oswalt singled
to shortstop [Lamb scored, Everett to third]; Biggio lined to
third; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 3.

CUBS 5TH: Barrett homered; Murton singled to third; Perez
singled to right [Murton to third]; On a bunt Maddux grounded
into a double play (pitcher to shortstop to second) [Murton
stayed at third, Perez out at second]; Patterson doubled to left
[Murton scored]; Macias grounded out (shortstop to first); 2 R,
4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Taveras singled to first; Ensberg struck out;
Berkman struck out; Lamb grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 3.

CUBS 6TH: Lee grounded out (second to first); Garciaparra
singled to right; Burnitz singled to left [Garciaparra to
second]; Barrett singled to right [Garciaparra scored, Burnitz
to second]; Murton flied to center; Perez singled to right
[Burnitz scored, Barrett to third]; Maddux flied to right; 2 R,
4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Lane homered; Ausmus grounded out (third to first);
Everett singled to left; BAGWELL BATTED FOR OSWALT; Bagwell
reached on an error by Perez [Everett scored (unearned) (no
RBI), Bagwell to third]; WUERTZ REPLACED MADDUX (PITCHING);
GIPSON RAN FOR BAGWELL; Wuertz threw a wild pitch [Gipson scored
(unearned)]; Biggio grounded out (third to first); Taveras
grounded out (first unassisted); 3 R (1 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 0 LOB. 
Cubs 4, Astros 6.

CUBS 7TH: QUALLS REPLACED GIPSON (PITCHING); Patterson struck
out; Macias grounded out (first unassisted); Lee flied to right;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 6.

ASTROS 7TH: OHMAN REPLACED WUERTZ (PITCHING); Ensberg singled to
center; Berkman grounded into a double play (second to shortstop
to first) [Ensberg out at second]; Lamb struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 6.

CUBS 8TH: BERKMAN CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); BRUNTLETT
REPLACED LAMB (PLAYING LF); WHEELER REPLACED QUALLS (PITCHING);
Garciaparra popped to shortstop; Burnitz popped to catcher;
Barrett grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Cubs 4, Astros 6.

ASTROS 8TH: VAN BUREN REPLACED OHMAN (PITCHING); Lane walked; On
a bunt Ausmus forced Lane (first to shortstop); Everett forced
Ausmus (second to shortstop); PALMEIRO BATTED FOR WHEELER; HILL
REPLACED VAN BUREN (PITCHING); Palmeiro popped to third; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 6.

CUBS 9TH: BURKE REPLACED BIGGIO (PLAYING LF); BRUNTLETT CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 2B); LIDGE REPLACED PALMEIRO (PITCHING);
Murton singled to right; GRIEVE BATTED FOR PEREZ; Grieve struck
out; WALKER BATTED FOR HILL; Walker reached on a fielder's
choice [Murton to second (error by Bruntlett; assist by
Everett)]; THERIOT RAN FOR WALKER; Patterson grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Murton to third, Theriot to second];
Macias lined to second; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             4  10   1    7
 Astros           6  11   2    6


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