Houston Astros 3, Chicago Cubs 2 (10 innings)
Regular Season Game 2
Played on Tuesday, April 7, 2009 (N) at Minute Maid Park

CHI N    0  0  1    0  0  0    0  1  0    0  -   2  6  1
HOU N    0  0  0    0  1  1    0  0  0    1  -   3 10  1
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Soriano lf                    5   1   1   1       0   3       2   1
  Gregg p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Theriot ss                    3   1   2   0       1   0       1   1
  Heilman p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cotts p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Fukudome cf                 0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Lee 1b                        3   0   1   1       1   0       4   1
Bradley rf                    4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Ramirez 3b                    4   0   1   0       0   2       2   1
Johnson cf,lf                 3   0   1   0       1   0       2   0
Soto c                        1   0   0   0       0   0       5   0
  Hill c                      2   0   0   0       0   1       3   1
Fontenot 2b                   4   0   0   0       0   1       3   1
Dempster p                    2   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
  Guzman p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Miles ph,ss                 2   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Totals                       33   2   6   2       3   9      28   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Ramirez-Fontenot-Lee.
E: Theriot (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Theriot (1,off W. Rodriguez).
HR: Soriano (2,8th inning off Hawkins 0 on 1 out).
HBP: Soto (1,by W. Rodriguez).
GDP: Soto (1,off W. Rodriguez); Bradley (1,off W. Rodriguez).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Theriot (1,2nd base by Hawkins/I. Rodriguez).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Matsui 2b                     4   0   1   0       1   0       3   3
I. Rodriguez c                4   1   1   0       1   3       9   1
Berkman 1b                    4   0   1   0       1   2      10   1
Lee lf                        4   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Valverde p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Byrdak p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Brocail p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Michaels ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Tejada ss                     3   0   1   0       2   0       2   2
Blum 3b                       4   1   2   0       0   0       0   2
  Keppinger pr,3b             1   0   1   1       0   0       0   1
Pence rf                      3   1   2   1       1   1       3   0
Bourn cf                      4   0   1   1       0   0       2   0
W. Rodriguez p                2   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Sampson p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Smith ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Hawkins p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Erstad lf                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       36   3  10   3       6   8      30  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Matsui-Tejada-Berkman, Matsui-Berkman.
E: Tejada (1).

BATTING - 
3B: Matsui (1,off Dempster).
HR: Pence (1,5th inning off Dempster 0 on 0 out).
GDP: Lee (1,off Heilman).
IBB: Tejada (1,by Gregg).
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Matsui (1,2nd base off Dempster/Soto).
CS: Matsui (1,2nd base by Guzman/Hill).

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dempster                      6     6   2   2   3   5   1  26
Guzman                        1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Heilman                       1     1   0   0   2   0   0   5
Cotts L(0-1)                  1     2   1   1   0   1   0   5
Gregg                         0.1   1   0   0   1   0   0   3
Totals                        9.1  10   3   3   6   8   1  42

Heilman faced 2 batters in the 9th inning
Cotts faced 2 batters in the 10th inning
IBB: Gregg (1,Tejada).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
W. Rodriguez                  6     4   1   1   3   4   0  23
Sampson                       1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Hawkins                       1     2   1   1   0   1   1   4
Valverde                      1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Byrdak                        0.2   0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Brocail W(1-0)                0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                       10     6   2   2   3   9   1  37

HBP: W. Rodriguez (1,Soto).

Umpires: HP - Jim Joyce, 1B - Bill Miller, 2B - Brian Knight, 3B - Derryl Cousins
Time of Game: 3:18   Attendance: 31121


Starting Lineups:

   Chicago Cubs                  Houston Astros           
1. Soriano             lf        Matsui              2b
2. Theriot             ss        I. Rodriguez        c
3. Lee                 1b        Berkman             1b
4. Bradley             rf        Lee                 lf
5. Ramirez             3b        Tejada              ss
6. Johnson             cf        Blum                3b
7. Soto                c         Pence               rf
8. Fontenot            2b        Bourn               cf
9. Dempster            p         W. Rodriguez        p

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

ASTROS 1ST: Matsui popped to third; I. Rodriguez struck out;
Berkman struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

CUBS 2ND: Bradley grounded out (pitcher to first); Ramirez
singled to left [Ramirez out at second (left to second)];
Johnson walked; Soto was hit by a pitch [Johnson to second];
Fontenot flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros
0.

ASTROS 2ND: Lee flied to center; Tejada walked; Blum flied to
right; Pence struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

CUBS 3RD: On a bunt Dempster grounded out (pitcher to first);
Soriano struck out; Theriot doubled to left; Lee singled to
right [Theriot scored]; Bradley grounded out (third to first); 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Bourn flied to left; W. Rodriguez batted right
handed; W. Rodriguez flied to left; Matsui walked; Matsui stole
second; I. Rodriguez struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1,
Astros 0.

CUBS 4TH: Ramirez flied to right; Johnson singled to center;
Soto grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first)
[Johnson out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Berkman grounded out (pitcher to first); Lee
grounded out (first to pitcher); Tejada singled to center; Blum
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1,
Astros 0.

CUBS 5TH: Fontenot grounded out (first unassisted); Dempster
grounded out (second to first); Soriano struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Pence homered; Bourn grounded out (pitcher
unassisted); W. Rodriguez batted right handed; W. Rodriguez
flied to center; Matsui tripled to center; I. Rodriguez walked;
Berkman struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 1.

CUBS 6TH: Theriot walked; Lee walked [Theriot to second];
Bradley grounded into a double play (second to first) [Theriot
to third, Lee out at second]; Ramirez struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: HILL REPLACED SOTO (PLAYING C ); Lee flied to
right; Cubs catcher Geovany Soto left the game due to an
injured neck/shoulder; Tejada grounded out (shortstop to
first); Blum singled to center; Pence singled to right [Blum to
second]; Bourn singled to left [Blum scored, Pence out at third
(left to third)]; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 2.

CUBS 7TH: SAMPSON REPLACED W. RODRIGUEZ (PITCHING); On a bunt
Johnson grounded out (first to pitcher); Hill flied to center;
Fontenot flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: GUZMAN REPLACED DEMPSTER (PITCHING); SMITH BATTED
FOR SAMPSON; Smith struck out; Matsui reached on an error by
Theriot; Matsui was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); I. Rodriguez was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 1
E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 2.

CUBS 8TH: HAWKINS REPLACED SMITH (PITCHING); MILES BATTED FOR
GUZMAN; Miles was called out on strikes; Soriano homered;
Theriot singled to right; Lee popped to first; Theriot was
caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: HEILMAN REPLACED THERIOT (PITCHING); MILES STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING SS); Berkman walked; Lee grounded into a double
play (third to second to first) [Berkman out at second]; Tejada
popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 2.

CUBS 9TH: VALVERDE REPLACED LEE (PITCHING); ERSTAD REPLACED
HAWKINS (PLAYING LF); Bradley struck out; Ramirez struck out;
Johnson grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Cubs 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 9TH: Blum singled to center; KEPPINGER RAN FOR BLUM;
Pence walked [Keppinger to second]; COTTS REPLACED HEILMAN
(PITCHING); Bourn forced Keppinger (pitcher to shortstop) [Pence
to second]; Erstad struck out; Matsui lined to second; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 2.

CUBS 10TH: BYRDAK REPLACED VALVERDE (PITCHING); KEPPINGER STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); Hill struck out; Fontenot struck out;
Miles reached on an error by Tejada; BROCAIL REPLACED BYRDAK
(PITCHING); Soriano forced Miles (third to second); 0 R, 0 H, 1
E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 10TH: I. Rodriguez singled to third; Berkman singled to
left [I. Rodriguez to second]; GREGG REPLACED SORIANO
(PITCHING); FUKUDOME REPLACED COTTS (PLAYING CF); JOHNSON
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); MICHAELS BATTED FOR BROCAIL;
Michaels flied to center [I. Rodriguez to third]; Tejada was
walked intentionally [Berkman to second]; Keppinger singled to
left [I. Rodriguez scored, Berkman to third, Tejada to second];
1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             2   6   1    5
 Astros           3  10   1   11


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