Houston Astros 4, Chicago Cubs 3
Regular Season Game 5
Played on Friday, April 4, 2008 (D) at Wrigley Field

HOU N    0  0  0    2  0  0    0  2  0  -   4  5  0
CHI N    0  0  0    0  0  0    2  0  1  -   3  9  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bourn cf                      4   0   0   0       1   2       4   0
Pence rf                      4   0   0   0       0   0       5   0
Berkman 1b                    4   1   1   0       0   0       9   2
Lee lf                        4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Tejada ss                     4   1   2   1       0   1       2   3
Wigginton 3b                  2   0   0   1       1   1       1   2
Loretta 2b                    3   1   0   0       1   0       1   3
Towles c                      3   1   1   2       0   0       2   0
Sampson p                     3   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Wright p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Brocail p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Erstad ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Valverde p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   4   5   4       3   5      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Tejada-Loretta-Berkman.

BATTING - 
2B: Tejada (2,off R. Hill).
3B: Tejada (1,off Lieber).
HR: Towles (1,4th inning off R. Hill 1 on 2 out).
SF: Wigginton (1,off Lieber).
HBP: Towles (1,by R. Hill).
Team LOB: 6.

Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Soriano lf,2b                 4   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
Theriot ss                    4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Lee 1b                        4   0   1   0       0   0      13   0
Ramirez 3b                    4   1   1   0       0   1       0   4
  Wuertz p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Fukudome rf                   4   1   2   0       0   0       1   0
DeRosa 2b,3b                  4   1   2   1       0   0       1   2
Soto c                        4   0   1   2       0   0       5   1
Pie cf                        4   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
R. Hill p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Johnson ph                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Lieber p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Cedeno ph                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ward ph,lf                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   3   9   3       0   2      27  10

FIELDING - 
E: DeRosa (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Johnson (1,off Sampson).
HR: DeRosa (1,9th inning off Valverde 0 on 1 out).
GDP: DeRosa (2,off Sampson).
Team LOB: 5.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Sampson                       6.2   6   2   2   0   1   0  25
Wright W(1-0)                 0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Brocail                       1     2   0   0   0   1   0   5
Valverde SV(1)                1     1   1   1   0   0   1   4
Totals                        9     9   3   3   0   2   1  35


Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
R. Hill                       6     4   2   2   3   4   1  26
Lieber L(0-1)                 2     1   2   0   0   1   0   8
Wuertz                        1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     5   4   2   3   5   1  37

HBP: R. Hill (1,Towles).

Umpires: HP - Charlie Reliford, 1B - Kerwin Danley, 2B - Brian Runge, 3B - Chris Guccione
Time of Game: 2:26   Attendance: 37812


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Chicago Cubs             
1. Bourn               cf        Soriano             lf
2. Pence               rf        Theriot             ss
3. Berkman             1b        Lee                 1b
4. Lee                 lf        Ramirez             3b
5. Tejada              ss        Fukudome            rf
6. Wigginton           3b        DeRosa              2b
7. Loretta             2b        Soto                c
8. Towles              c         Pie                 cf
9. Sampson             p         R. Hill             p

ASTROS 1ST: Bourn grounded out (first unassisted); Pence popped
to first; Berkman grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 1ST: Soriano grounded out (shortstop to first); Theriot
grounded out (second to first); Lee flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Lee popped to second; Tejada doubled to right;
Wigginton walked; Loretta popped to first; Towles was hit by a
pitch [Tejada to third, Wigginton to second]; Sampson struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 2ND: Ramirez flied to right; Fukudome singled to center;
DeRosa grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Fukudome out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Bourn walked; Pence forced Bourn (second to
shortstop); Berkman flied to left; Lee grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 3RD: Soto flied to right; Pie grounded out (first
unassisted); R. Hill struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Tejada struck out; Wigginton struck out; Loretta
walked; Towles homered [Loretta scored]; Sampson grounded out
(second to first); 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 0.

CUBS 4TH: Soriano lined to center; Theriot flied to center; Lee
flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Bourn was called out on strikes; Pence flied to
center; Berkman singled to center; Lee singled to left [Berkman
to second]; Tejada lined to first; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
2, Cubs 0.

CUBS 5TH: Ramirez popped to first; Fukudome grounded out (first
unassisted); DeRosa singled to center; Soto flied to center; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Wigginton grounded out (third to first); Loretta
flied to left; Towles flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Cubs 0.

CUBS 6TH: Pie flied to right; JOHNSON BATTED FOR R. HILL;
Johnson doubled to left; Soriano grounded out (first to pitcher)
[Johnson to third]; Theriot grounded out (third to first); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 7TH: LIEBER REPLACED JOHNSON (PITCHING); Sampson grounded
out (pitcher to first); Bourn struck out; Pence grounded out
(catcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 0.

CUBS 7TH: Lee grounded out (shortstop to first); Ramirez singled
to third; Fukudome singled to right [Ramirez to second]; DeRosa
grounded out (third to first) [Ramirez to third, Fukudome to
second]; Soto singled to left [Ramirez scored, Fukudome scored];
WRIGHT REPLACED SAMPSON (PITCHING); Pie forced Soto (second to
shortstop); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Berkman reached on an error by DeRosa; Lee flied to
center; Tejada tripled to left [Berkman scored (unearned)];
Wigginton out on a sacrifice fly to center [Tejada scored
(unearned)]; Loretta grounded out (third to first); 2 R (0 ER),
1 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Cubs 2.

CUBS 8TH: CEDENO BATTED FOR LIEBER; BROCAIL REPLACED WRIGHT
(PITCHING); WARD BATTED FOR CEDENO; Ward grounded out (first to
pitcher); Soriano flied to right; Theriot singled to right; Lee
singled to center [Theriot to third]; Ramirez struck out; 0 R, 2
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Cubs 2.

ASTROS 9TH: SORIANO CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 2B); WUERTZ
REPLACED RAMIREZ (PITCHING); DEROSA CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING
3B); WARD STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Towles grounded out
(second to first); ERSTAD BATTED FOR BROCAIL; Erstad flied to
center; Bourn grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 4, Cubs 2.

CUBS 9TH: VALVERDE REPLACED ERSTAD (PITCHING); Fukudome popped
to shortstop; DeRosa homered; Soto flied to left; Pie popped to
third; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Cubs 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           4   5   0    6
 Cubs             3   9   1    5


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