Chicago Cubs 4, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 96
Played on Thursday, July 20, 2006 (D) at Wrigley Field

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  0  -   1  3  0
CHI N    1  0  2    0  1  0    0  0  x  -   4  6  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Burke 2b,ss                   3   0   0   1       0   1       2   2
Lamb 1b,2b                    3   0   0   0       1   0       7   0
Berkman rf                    3   0   0   0       1   1       1   0
Huff 3b                       2   0   0   0       2   0       1   3
Scott lf                      4   0   2   0       0   0       1   0
Ausmus c                      4   0   0   0       0   2       9   0
Everett ss                    2   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
  Munson ph,1b                1   0   0   0       1   1       1   0
Taveras cf                    4   1   1   0       0   1       2   0
Pettitte p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Wilson ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Borkowski p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Palmeiro ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Springer p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   1   3   1       5  10      24   6

BATTING - 
SF: Burke (2,off Zambrano).
Team LOB: 7.

Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Pierre cf                     4   1   1   0       0   0       4   0
Perez ss                      4   1   1   0       0   1       1   0
Barrett c                     3   1   2   2       1   0      10   0
Ramirez 3b                    4   1   1   1       0   2       2   0
Nevin 1b                      2   0   0   0       2   2       4   0
Murton lf                     3   0   1   1       1   0       2   0
  Dempster p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Jones rf                      4   0   0   0       0   2       2   0
Theriot 2b                    3   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Zambrano p                    3   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Pagan lf                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       30   4   6   4       4   9      27   3

BATTING - 
2B: Perez (11,off Pettitte).
HR: Barrett (10,3rd inning off Pettitte 0 on 1 out); Ramirez (17,3rd inning
off Pettitte 0 on 1 out).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Pierre 2 (35,2nd base off Pettitte/Ausmus,3rd base off Pettitte/Ausmus).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Pettitte L(8-10)              5     6   4   4   4   6   2  25
Borkowski                     2     0   0   0   0   2   0   6
Springer                      1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        8     6   4   4   4   9   2  34


Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Zambrano W(10-3)              8     2   1   1   4  10   0  30
Dempster SV(16)               1     1   0   0   1   0   0   5
Totals                        9     3   1   1   5  10   0  35

WP: Zambrano 2 (5).

Umpires: HP - Paul Nauert, 1B - Chris Guccione, 2B - Charlie Reliford, 3B - Larry Vanover
Time of Game: 2:38   Attendance: 40208


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Chicago Cubs             
1. Burke               2b        Pierre              cf
2. Lamb                1b        Perez               ss
3. Berkman             rf        Barrett             c
4. Huff                3b        Ramirez             3b
5. Scott               lf        Nevin               1b
6. Ausmus              c         Murton              lf
7. Everett             ss        Jones               rf
8. Taveras             cf        Theriot             2b
9. Pettitte            p         Zambrano            p

ASTROS 1ST: Burke struck out; Lamb flied to center; Berkman
popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 1ST: Pierre grounded out (first unassisted); Perez doubled
to left; Barrett singled to center [Perez scored]; Ramirez flied
to right; Nevin walked [Barrett to second]; Murton singled to
shortstop [Barrett to third, Nevin to second]; Jones was called
out on strikes; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Huff flied to left; Scott grounded out (pitcher to
first); Ausmus lined to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Cubs 1.

CUBS 2ND: Theriot grounded out (third to first); Zambrano
grounded out (second to first); Pierre grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Everett struck out; Taveras struck out; Pettitte
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 1.

CUBS 3RD: Perez popped to second; Barrett homered; Ramirez
homered; Nevin struck out; Murton lined to third; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Burke grounded out (pitcher to first); Lamb popped
to third; Berkman was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 3.

CUBS 4TH: Jones struck out; Theriot struck out; Zambrano
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Cubs 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Huff walked; Scott singled to center [Huff to
second]; Zambrano threw a wild pitch [Huff to third, Scott to
second]; Ausmus was called out on strikes; Everett was called
out on strikes; Taveras grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 3.

CUBS 5TH: On a bunt Pierre singled to first; Pierre stole
second; Perez struck out; Pierre stole third; Barrett walked;
Ramirez was called out on strikes; Nevin walked [Barrett to
second]; Murton walked [Pierre scored, Barrett to third, Nevin
to second]; Jones flied to left; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros
0, Cubs 4.

ASTROS 6TH: WILSON BATTED FOR PETTITTE; Wilson struck out; Burke
popped to second; Lamb flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Cubs 4.

CUBS 6TH: BORKOWSKI REPLACED WILSON (PITCHING); Theriot grounded
out (shortstop to first); Zambrano struck out; Pierre popped to
second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 4.

ASTROS 7TH: Berkman walked; Huff walked [Berkman to second];
Scott flied to center [Berkman to third]; Ausmus was called out
on strikes; MUNSON BATTED FOR EVERETT; Munson struck out; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 4.

CUBS 7TH: BURKE CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING SS); LAMB CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 2B); MUNSON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B);
Perez flied to center; Barrett grounded out (third to first);
Ramirez was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Cubs 4.

ASTROS 8TH: Taveras singled to left; PALMEIRO BATTED FOR
BORKOWSKI; Zambrano threw a wild pitch [Taveras to second];
Palmeiro flied to center [Taveras to third]; Burke hit a
sacrifice fly to right [Taveras scored]; Lamb walked; Berkman
popped to third; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 4.

CUBS 8TH: SPRINGER REPLACED PALMEIRO (PITCHING); Nevin was
called out on strikes; Murton lined to second; Jones flied to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 4.

ASTROS 9TH: DEMPSTER REPLACED MURTON (PITCHING); PAGAN REPLACED
ZAMBRANO (PLAYING LF); Huff flied to left; Scott singled to
second; Ausmus flied to center; Scott advanced to second because
of defensive indifference [Scott to second]; Munson walked;
Taveras grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 1, Cubs 4.

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


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