Chicago Cubs 7, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 46
Played on Monday, May 19, 2008 (N) at Minute Maid Park

CHI N    0  0  0    3  0  0    1  1  2  -   7 14  0
HOU N    0  0  0    1  1  0    0  0  0  -   2  7  0
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Soriano lf                    4   0   0   0       1   2       2   0
Theriot ss                    5   1   2   1       0   0       1   2
Lee 1b                        5   1   2   1       0   1       7   0
Ramirez 3b                    5   2   3   2       0   0       1   2
Fukudome rf                   4   1   2   0       1   0       2   0
Soto c                        5   1   1   3       0   1       9   0
Edmonds cf                    5   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
DeRosa 2b                     4   1   2   0       0   0       3   3
Lilly p                       2   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
  Lieber p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Cedeno ph                   0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Wuertz p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Marmol p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Howry p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       39   7  14   7       3   5      27   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Theriot-DeRosa-Lee.

BATTING - 
2B: Theriot (9,off Nieve); Lee (12,off Borkowski).
HR: Soto (9,4th inning off Moehler 2 on 1 out); Ramirez (7,9th inning off Borkowski
1 on 0 out).
SH: Lilly (5,off Moehler).
IBB: Soriano (4,by Moehler).
Team LOB: 9.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bourn cf                      4   0   2   1       0   0       2   1
Matsui 2b                     3   0   1   0       1   1       2   4
Tejada ss                     4   1   1   0       0   1       0   5
Berkman 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   3      11   2
Lee lf                        4   0   2   1       0   0       2   0
Pence rf                      4   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
Wigginton 3b                  4   1   1   0       0   1       0   2
Ausmus c                      4   0   0   0       0   1       5   1
Moehler p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Cruz ph                     0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Byrdak p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Nieve p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Erstad ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wright p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Borkowski p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   2   7   2       2   9      27  16

BATTING - 
2B: Tejada (14,off Lilly); Wigginton (4,off Lilly).
GDP: Pence (4,off Lieber).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Tejada (3,3rd base off Lilly/Soto); Bourn (19,2nd base off Wuertz/Soto);
Matsui (10,2nd base off Marmol/Soto).

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lilly W(5-4)                  5.1   4   2   2   2   6   0  22
Lieber                        1.2   1   0   0   0   0   0   5
Wuertz                        0     2   0   0   0   0   0   2
Marmol                        1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Howry                         1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Totals                        9     7   2   2   2   9   0  35

Wuertz faced 2 batters in the 8th inning

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Moehler L(1-1)                5     7   3   3   2   1   1  24
Byrdak                        1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Nieve                         1     3   1   1   0   1   0   6
Wright                        0.1   1   1   1   1   0   0   3
Borkowski                     1.2   3   2   2   0   2   1   7
Totals                        9    14   7   7   3   5   2  43

WP: Moehler (1).
IBB: Moehler (1,Soriano).

Umpires: HP - Ed Hickox, 1B - CB Bucknor, 2B - Joe West, 3B - Ed Rapuano
Time of Game: 3:19   Attendance: 32458


Starting Lineups:

   Chicago Cubs                  Houston Astros           
1. Soriano             lf        Bourn               cf
2. Theriot             ss        Matsui              2b
3. Lee                 1b        Tejada              ss
4. Ramirez             3b        Berkman             1b
5. Fukudome            rf        Lee                 lf
6. Soto                c         Pence               rf
7. Edmonds             cf        Wigginton           3b
8. DeRosa              2b        Ausmus              c
9. Lilly               p         Moehler             p

CUBS 1ST: Soriano flied to right; Theriot grounded out (first to
pitcher); Lee was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Bourn grounded out (second to first); Matsui walked;
Tejada popped to second; Berkman forced Matsui (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

CUBS 2ND: Ramirez singled to center; Fukudome grounded out
(first unassisted) [Ramirez to second]; Soto grounded out
(shortstop to first); Moehler threw a wild pitch [Ramirez to
third]; Edmonds flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Lee flied to right; Pence struck out; Wigginton
flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

CUBS 3RD: DeRosa grounded out (third to first); Lilly singled to
right; Soriano flied to right; Theriot grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Ausmus flied to left; Moehler struck out; Bourn
lined to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

CUBS 4TH: Lee flied to left; Ramirez singled to left; Fukudome
walked [Ramirez to second]; Soto hit an inside the park homer to
center [Ramirez scored, Fukudome scored]; Soto hit the ball
off the LCF wall and it bounced away from the fielders; the ball
hit in the out of play area and should have been ruled a homer
and not in play; 2B umpire Joe West later said he lost sight of
the ball and ruled it in play; it hit above and to the right of
the L-shaped line on the left centerfield wall; Edmonds
singled to center; DeRosa singled to left [Edmonds to second];
Lilly out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to second) [Edmonds to
third, DeRosa to second]; Soriano was walked intentionally;
Theriot grounded out (second to first); 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. 
Cubs 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Matsui struck out; Tejada doubled to left; Tejada
stole third; Berkman struck out; Lee singled to left [Tejada
scored]; Pence flied to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 3,
Astros 1.

CUBS 5TH: Lee grounded out (shortstop to first); Ramirez
grounded out (second to first); Fukudome singled to right; Soto
flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Wigginton doubled to center; Ausmus grounded out
(second to first) [Wigginton to third]; CRUZ BATTED FOR MOEHLER;
Cruz walked; Bourn singled to center [Wigginton scored, Cruz to
second]; Matsui grounded out (third to first) [Cruz to third,
Bourn to second]; Tejada struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs
3, Astros 2.

CUBS 6TH: BYRDAK REPLACED CRUZ (PITCHING); Edmonds grounded out
(second to first); DeRosa flied to center; Lilly struck out; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Berkman struck out; LIEBER REPLACED LILLY
(PITCHING); Lee singled to right; Pence grounded into a double
play (shortstop to second to first) [Lee out at second]; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 2.

CUBS 7TH: NIEVE REPLACED BYRDAK (PITCHING); Soriano struck out;
Theriot doubled to left; Lee singled to center [Theriot scored];
Ramirez flied to right; Fukudome singled to right [Lee to
third]; Soto forced Fukudome (shortstop to second); 1 R, 3 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Wigginton grounded out (pitcher to first); Ausmus
flied to right; ERSTAD BATTED FOR NIEVE; Erstad popped to third;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 2.

CUBS 8TH: WRIGHT REPLACED ERSTAD (PITCHING); Edmonds grounded
out (pitcher to first); DeRosa singled to left; CEDENO BATTED
FOR LIEBER; Cedeno walked [DeRosa to second]; BORKOWSKI REPLACED
WRIGHT (PITCHING); Soriano struck out; Theriot singled to center
[DeRosa scored, Cedeno out at third (center to first to third to
shortstop to first)]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 5, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: WUERTZ REPLACED CEDENO (PITCHING); Bourn singled to
right; Bourn stole second; Matsui singled to right [Bourn to
third]; MARMOL REPLACED WUERTZ (PITCHING); Matsui stole second;
Tejada popped to shortstop; Berkman struck out; Lee grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 5, Astros 2.

CUBS 9TH: Lee doubled to left; Ramirez homered [Lee scored];
Fukudome grounded out (shortstop to first); Soto was called out
on strikes; Edmonds flied to center; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs
7, Astros 2.

ASTROS 9TH: HOWRY REPLACED MARMOL (PITCHING); Pence flied to
center; Wigginton was called out on strikes; Ausmus struck out;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 7, Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             7  14   0    9
 Astros           2   7   0    6


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