Houston Astros 5, Chicago Cubs 3
Regular Season Game 48
Played on Wednesday, May 21, 2008 (N) at Minute Maid Park

CHI N    3  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   3  5  0
HOU N    0  0  4    0  1  0    0  0  x  -   5  9  0
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Theriot ss                    4   0   1   0       0   0       1   2
Fukudome rf                   3   1   0   0       1   0       3   0
Lee 1b                        4   1   1   2       0   1       4   2
Ramirez 3b                    3   0   0   0       1   1       0   1
Hoffpauir lf                  4   1   2   0       0   1       1   0
Soto c                        4   0   1   1       0   1      10   0
Edmonds cf                    3   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
DeRosa 2b                     3   0   0   0       0   2       1   1
Gallagher p                   2   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
  Wuertz p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Eyre p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lieber p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Fontenot ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Howry p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   3   5   3       2   7      24   6

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

BATTING - 
2B: Hoffpauir 2 (2,off Chacon 2); Soto (15,off Chacon).
HR: Lee (11,1st inning off Chacon 1 on 1 out).
Team LOB: 3.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bourn cf                      5   1   3   0       0   2       1   0
Matsui 2b                     2   1   1   0       2   0       0   0
Tejada ss                     4   1   1   1       0   0       2   4
Berkman 1b                    3   1   0   0       0   3       7   0
Lee lf                        4   1   1   3       0   0       4   0
  Valverde p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Blum 3b                       4   0   2   1       0   0       0   0
Pence rf                      3   0   0   0       1   1       6   0
Towles c                      3   0   1   0       1   2       7   0
Chacon p                      3   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Brocail p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Erstad ph,lf                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       32   5   9   5       4  10      27   5

BATTING - 
3B: Bourn (2,off Gallagher).
HR: Lee (10,3rd inning off Gallagher 2 on 1 out).
HBP: Berkman (1,by Gallagher).
GDP: Pence (5,off Lieber).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Bourn (20,2nd base off Gallagher/Soto); Berkman (9,2nd base off Gallagher/Soto);
Matsui (11,2nd base off Eyre/Soto).

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Gallagher L(1-1)              4.2   8   5   5   1   4   1  24
Wuertz                        0.1   0   0   0   2   1   0   3
Eyre                          1     0   0   0   1   2   0   4
Lieber                        1     1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Howry                         1     0   0   0   0   3   0   3
Totals                        8     9   5   5   4  10   1  37

HBP: Gallagher (2,Berkman).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Chacon W(1-0)                 7     5   3   3   1   5   1  26
Brocail                       1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Valverde SV(14)               1     0   0   0   1   2   0   4
Totals                        9     5   3   3   2   7   1  33


Umpires: HP - Joe West, 1B - Ed Rapuano, 2B - Ed Hickox, 3B - CB Bucknor
Time of Game: 2:36   Attendance: 33251


Starting Lineups:

   Chicago Cubs                  Houston Astros           
1. Theriot             ss        Bourn               cf
2. Fukudome            rf        Matsui              2b
3. Lee                 1b        Tejada              ss
4. Ramirez             3b        Berkman             1b
5. Hoffpauir           lf        Lee                 lf
6. Soto                c         Blum                3b
7. Edmonds             cf        Pence               rf
8. DeRosa              2b        Towles              c
9. Gallagher           p         Chacon              p

CUBS 1ST: Theriot flied to right; Fukudome walked; Lee homered
[Fukudome scored]; Ramirez grounded out (shortstop to first);
Hoffpauir doubled to left; Soto doubled to left [Hoffpauir
scored]; Edmonds flied to left; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 3,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Bourn singled to shortstop; Matsui walked [Bourn to
second]; Tejada flied to center; Berkman was called out on
strikes; Lee popped to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 3,
Astros 0.

CUBS 2ND: DeRosa flied to right; Gallagher popped to shortstop;
Theriot singled to center; Theriot was picked off first (pitcher
to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Blum grounded out (first to pitcher); Pence struck
out; Towles singled to third; Chacon flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 0.

CUBS 3RD: Fukudome flied to center; Lee grounded out (shortstop
to first); Ramirez struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 3,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Bourn singled to right; Bourn stole second; Matsui
singled to center [Bourn to third]; Tejada singled to pitcher
[Bourn scored, Matsui to third]; Berkman struck out; Lee homered
[Matsui scored, Tejada scored]; Blum grounded out (third to
first); Pence grounded out (shortstop to first); 4 R, 4 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 4.

CUBS 4TH: Hoffpauir flied to right; Soto struck out; Edmonds
flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 4.

ASTROS 4TH: Towles struck out; Chacon flied to left; Bourn
tripled to right; Matsui flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cubs 3, Astros 4.

CUBS 5TH: DeRosa struck out; Gallagher struck out; Theriot flied
to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Tejada grounded out (first to pitcher); Berkman was
hit by a pitch; Berkman stole second; Lee popped to first; Blum
singled to right [Berkman scored, Blum to second (on throw)];
WUERTZ REPLACED GALLAGHER (PITCHING); Pence walked; Towles
walked [Blum to third, Pence to second]; Chacon struck out; 1 R,
1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 5.

CUBS 6TH: Fukudome lined to shortstop; Lee flied to right;
Ramirez flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 5.

ASTROS 6TH: EYRE REPLACED WUERTZ (PITCHING); Bourn struck out;
Matsui walked; Tejada flied to center; Matsui stole second;
Berkman struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 5.

CUBS 7TH: Hoffpauir doubled to left; Soto flied to left; Edmonds
flied to right [Hoffpauir to third]; DeRosa struck out; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 5.

ASTROS 7TH: LIEBER REPLACED EYRE (PITCHING); Lee flied to right;
Blum singled to shortstop; Pence grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Blum out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 5.

CUBS 8TH: BROCAIL REPLACED CHACON (PITCHING); FONTENOT BATTED
FOR LIEBER; Fontenot grounded out (shortstop to first); Theriot
lined to first; Fukudome grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 5.

ASTROS 8TH: HOWRY REPLACED FONTENOT (PITCHING); Towles struck
out; ERSTAD BATTED FOR BROCAIL; Erstad was called out on
strikes; Bourn struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros
5.

CUBS 9TH: VALVERDE REPLACED LEE (PITCHING); ERSTAD STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING LF); Lee struck out; Ramirez walked; Hoffpauir
struck out; Soto popped to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 3,
Astros 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             3   5   0    3
 Astros           5   9   0    8


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