Chicago Cubs 3, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 7
Played on Sunday, April 6, 2008 (D) at Wrigley Field

HOU N    0  0  1    0  0  0    1  0  0  -   2  7  1
CHI N    0  1  0    0  1  0    1  0  x  -   3  8  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bourn cf                      4   0   1   0       0   1       4   0
Pence rf                      4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Erstad 1b                     4   0   1   1       0   2       7   0
Lee lf                        4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Tejada ss                     4   1   1   1       0   1       1   2
Blum 3b                       3   0   0   0       0   2       0   5
Perez 2b                      3   0   1   0       0   1       2   2
Towles c                      3   0   0   0       0   2       8   0
Backe p                       2   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Villarreal p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cruz ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Borkowski p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   2   7   2       0  10      24   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Perez-Tejada-Erstad, Blum-Perez-Erstad.
E: Bourn (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Pence (2,off Zambrano); Backe (1,off Zambrano).
HR: Tejada (1,7th inning off Zambrano 0 on 0 out).
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Erstad (1,2nd base by Zambrano/Blanco).

Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Soriano lf                    4   1   1   1       0   1       5   1
Johnson cf                    4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Pie cf                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Lee 1b                        3   1   2   1       1   0       8   1
Ramirez 3b                    3   0   2   0       1   1       0   1
Fukudome rf                   3   0   0   0       1   1       1   0
DeRosa 2b                     4   1   1   0       0   1       1   1
Theriot ss                    4   0   1   0       0   1       1   1
Blanco c                      4   0   1   0       0   0      10   2
Zambrano p                    3   0   0   0       0   2       1   3
  Marmol p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wood p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       32   3   8   2       3   8      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Soriano-Blanco.

BATTING - 
2B: Lee (3,off Backe).
HR: Soriano (1,5th inning off Backe 0 on 0 out); Lee (3,7th inning off Villarreal
0 on 1 out).
GDP: Zambrano (1,off Backe); Blanco (1,off Borkowski).
Team LOB: 8.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Backe                         6     6   2   2   3   7   1  28
Villarreal L(0-2)             1     1   1   1   0   1   1   4
Borkowski                     1     1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        8     8   3   3   3   8   2  35


Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Zambrano W(1-0)               7     7   2   2   0   7   1  26
Marmol                        1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Wood SV(3)                    1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     7   2   2   0  10   1  32


Umpires: HP - Brian Runge, 1B - Chris Guccione, 2B - Charlie Reliford, 3B - Kerwin Danley
Time of Game: 2:31   Attendance: 40929


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Chicago Cubs             
1. Bourn               cf        Soriano             lf
2. Pence               rf        Johnson             cf
3. Erstad              1b        Lee                 1b
4. Lee                 lf        Ramirez             3b
5. Tejada              ss        Fukudome            rf
6. Blum                3b        DeRosa              2b
7. Perez               2b        Theriot             ss
8. Towles              c         Blanco              c
9. Backe               p         Zambrano            p

ASTROS 1ST: Bourn singled to right; Pence doubled to left [Bourn
to third]; Erstad struck out; Lee flied into a double play to
left [Bourn out at home (left to catcher)]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 1ST: Soriano grounded out (third to first); Johnson was
called out on strikes; Lee doubled to center; Ramirez walked;
Fukudome struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Tejada grounded out (pitcher to first); Blum struck
out; Perez singled to right; Towles flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 2ND: DeRosa singled to left; Theriot reached on a fielder's
choice [DeRosa to second]; Blanco singled to right [DeRosa to
third, Theriot to second]; Zambrano grounded into a double play
(second to shortstop to first) [DeRosa scored (no RBI), Theriot
to third, Blanco out at second]; Soriano struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Backe doubled to right; Bourn grounded out (second
to first) [Backe to third]; Pence flied to right; Erstad singled
to left [Backe scored]; Erstad was caught stealing second
(catcher to second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 1.

CUBS 3RD: Johnson flied to center; Lee flied to center; Ramirez
singled to right; Fukudome lined to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Lee singled to left; Tejada grounded out (shortstop
to first) [Lee to second]; Blum popped to shortstop; Perez
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 1.

CUBS 4TH: DeRosa reached on an error by Bourn; Theriot struck
out; Blanco flied to left; Zambrano struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Towles struck out; Backe grounded out (pitcher to
first); Bourn flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Cubs 1.

CUBS 5TH: Soriano homered; Johnson grounded out (third to
first); Lee walked; Ramirez singled to right [Lee to second];
Fukudome walked [Lee to third, Ramirez to second]; DeRosa struck
out; Theriot grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3
LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Pence grounded out (first to pitcher); Erstad struck
out (catcher to first); Lee flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 1, Cubs 2.

CUBS 6TH: Blanco flied to center; Zambrano struck out; Soriano
popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cubs 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Tejada homered; Blum was called out on strikes;
Perez grounded out (pitcher to first); Towles struck out; 1 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 2.

CUBS 7TH: VILLARREAL REPLACED BACKE (PITCHING); Johnson flied to
right; Lee homered; Ramirez struck out; Fukudome grounded out
(third to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 3.

ASTROS 8TH: PIE REPLACED JOHNSON (PLAYING CF); MARMOL REPLACED
ZAMBRANO (PITCHING); CRUZ BATTED FOR VILLARREAL; Cruz flied to
left; Bourn struck out; Pence was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 3.

CUBS 8TH: BORKOWSKI REPLACED CRUZ (PITCHING); DeRosa grounded
out (third to first); Theriot singled to first; Blanco grounded
into a double play (third to second to first) [Theriot out at
second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 3.

ASTROS 9TH: WOOD REPLACED MARMOL (PITCHING); Erstad grounded out
(pitcher to first); Lee grounded out (third to first); Tejada
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cubs 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2   7   1    3
 Cubs             3   8   0    8


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