Chicago Cubs 3, Houston Astros 0
Regular Season Game 118
Played on Monday, August 14, 2006 (N) at Minute Maid Park

CHI N    0  0  0    2  0  0    0  1  0  -   3 10  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  4  1
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Pierre cf                     5   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
Perez ss,2b                   5   1   2   0       0   0       3   6
Barrett c                     4   0   0   0       0   1       5   0
Ramirez 3b                    4   1   2   0       0   1       0   2
Jones rf                      3   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Nevin 1b                      4   1   3   3       0   0      11   1
Murton lf                     4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Cedeno 2b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       2   3
  Dempster p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Zambrano p                    3   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Izturis ph,ss               1   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
Totals                       37   3  10   3       1   5      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Perez-Nevin, Cedeno-Perez-Nevin, Perez-Izturis-Nevin.

BATTING - 
HR: Nevin (10,4th inning off Oswalt 1 on 1 out).
IBB: Jones (4,by Qualls).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno (8,2nd base off Springer/Ausmus).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Taveras cf                    5   0   1   0       0   2       2   1
Biggio 2b                     2   0   0   0       2   0       1   2
Berkman 1b                    3   0   0   0       1   1      10   1
Huff rf                       2   0   1   0       1   0       2   0
Ensberg 3b                    4   0   0   0       0   2       0   2
Scott lf                      3   0   2   0       1   0       2   0
Everett ss                    3   0   0   0       1   0       3   5
Ausmus c                      2   0   0   0       1   0       6   0
  Palmeiro ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Oswalt p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Qualls p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Springer p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Lamb ph                     0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Totals                       27   0   4   0       8   5      27  12

FIELDING - 
E: Biggio (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Scott 2 (11,off Zambrano 2).
SH: Oswalt (11,off Zambrano).
HBP: Huff (4,by Zambrano).
GDP: Ausmus 2 (18,off Zambrano 2); Taveras (5,off Dempster).
Team LOB: 10.

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Zambrano W(13-5)              8     4   0   0   7   5   0  34
Dempster SV(24)               1     0   0   0   1   0   0   3
Totals                        9     4   0   0   8   5   0  37

WP: Zambrano (8).
HBP: Zambrano (8,Huff).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Oswalt L(9-8)                 7     7   2   2   0   4   1  28
Qualls                        1     2   1   1   1   1   0   6
Springer                      1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        9    10   3   3   1   5   1  38

IBB: Qualls (3,Jones).

Umpires: HP - Mike Reilly, 1B - Jeff Kellogg, 2B - Jerry Meals, 3B - Andy Fletcher
Time of Game: 2:29   Attendance: 37260


Starting Lineups:

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

CUBS 1ST: Pierre struck out; Perez lined to shortstop; Barrett
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs
0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Taveras struck out; Biggio walked; Berkman lined to
second; Huff singled to third [Biggio to third]; Ensberg struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

CUBS 2ND: Ramirez singled to right; Jones flied to center; Nevin
grounded out (shortstop to first) [Ramirez to second]; Murton
singled to center [Ramirez out at home (center to catcher)]; 0
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Scott walked; Everett flied to right; Ausmus
grounded into a double play (shortstop to first) [Scott out at
second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

CUBS 3RD: Cedeno popped to shortstop; Zambrano grounded out
(shortstop to first); Pierre singled to left; Perez reached on
an error by Biggio [Pierre to second]; Barrett grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Oswalt popped to first; On a bunt Taveras singled to
pitcher; Zambrano threw a wild pitch [Taveras to second]; Biggio
grounded out (shortstop to first) [Taveras to third]; Berkman
walked; Huff was hit by a pitch [Berkman to second]; Ensberg
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

CUBS 4TH: Ramirez singled to right; Jones flied to center; Nevin
homered [Ramirez scored]; Murton flied to right; Cedeno grounded
out (third to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Scott doubled to center; Everett grounded out
(shortstop to first); Ausmus walked; Oswalt out on a sacrifice
bunt (third to second) [Scott to third, Ausmus to second];
Taveras grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Cubs 2, Astros 0.

CUBS 5TH: Zambrano grounded out (second to first); Pierre
grounded out (first unassisted); Perez singled to left; Barrett
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Biggio walked; Berkman struck out; Huff flied to
left; Ensberg flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 2,
Astros 0.

CUBS 6TH: Ramirez struck out; Jones flied to left; Nevin singled
to left; Murton forced Nevin (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Scott doubled to center; Everett walked; Ausmus
grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first)
[Scott to third, Everett out at second]; Oswalt grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 0.

CUBS 7TH: Cedeno lined to pitcher (pitcher to shortstop);
Zambrano struck out; Pierre grounded out (second to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Taveras struck out; Biggio grounded out (third to
first); Berkman grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 0.

CUBS 8TH: QUALLS REPLACED OSWALT (PITCHING); Perez singled to
right; Astros pitcher Roy Oswalt left the game due to an
injured hand/wrist; Barrett grounded out (third to first)
[Perez to second]; Ramirez flied to right; Jones was walked
intentionally; Nevin singled to center [Perez scored, Jones to
third]; Murton struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros
0.

ASTROS 8TH: Huff walked; Ensberg popped to first; Scott forced
Huff (first to shortstop); Everett flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 0.

CUBS 9TH: SPRINGER REPLACED QUALLS (PITCHING); Cedeno singled to
center; IZTURIS BATTED FOR ZAMBRANO; Cedeno stole second;
Izturis grounded out (first to pitcher) [Cedeno to third];
Pierre popped to first; Perez flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 9TH: PEREZ CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 2B); DEMPSTER
REPLACED CEDENO (PITCHING); IZTURIS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS);
PALMEIRO BATTED FOR AUSMUS; Palmeiro popped to shortstop; LAMB
BATTED FOR SPRINGER; Lamb walked; Taveras grounded into a double
play (second to shortstop to first) [Lamb out at second]; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 0.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             3  10   0    8
 Astros           0   4   1   10


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