Chicago Cubs 8, Houston Astros 5
Regular Season Game 29
Played on Thursday, May 7, 2009 (N) at Minute Maid Park

CHI N    1  0  2    1  0  0    0  0  4  -   8 14  1
HOU N    2  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  3  -   5  8  1
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Soriano lf                    5   2   2   3       0   0       1   0
Theriot ss                    4   2   2   0       1   1       0   1
Fukudome cf,rf                4   2   1   0       1   0       4   0
Ramirez 3b                    4   1   3   1       1   0       0   2
  C. Fox p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gregg p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Hoffpauir 1b                  4   0   2   1       1   0       9   0
Bradley rf                    4   0   1   1       0   2       1   0
  Gathright cf                1   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Fontenot 2b,3b                3   0   0   2       1   1       1   2
Soto c                        5   0   1   0       0   1      10   1
Lilly p                       3   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Heilman p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Marmol p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Miles ph,2b                 1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       38   8  14   8       5   6      27   7

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Lilly-Fontenot-Hoffpauir.
E: Ramirez (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Hoffpauir (4,off Wright); Theriot (4,off Paulino).
HR: Soriano 2 (9,4th inning off Byrdak 0 on 1 out,9th inning off Paulino 1
on 0 out).
SF: Fontenot (2,off Byrdak).
GDP: Soriano (1,off Ortiz); Soto (8,off Arias).
Team LOB: 9.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Matsui 2b                     3   1   0   1       1   0       3   5
Tejada ss                     5   1   4   2       0   0       0   1
Berkman 1b                    5   0   0   0       0   4       7   0
Lee lf                        3   0   1   0       1   1       4   0
Pence rf                      4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Michaels cf                   2   1   0   0       2   0       3   0
I. Rodriguez c                4   1   1   1       0   2       6   1
Keppinger 3b                  4   0   0   1       0   0       2   3
Ortiz p                       1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Byrdak p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Blum ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Sampson p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bourn ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Wright p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Paulino p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Arias p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Erstad ph                   1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   5   8   5       4  11      27  10

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

BATTING - 
2B: Tejada 2 (10,off Lilly,off Marmol).
3B: I. Rodriguez (1,off C. Fox); Erstad (1,off C. Fox).
HR: Tejada (1,1st inning off Lilly 1 on 0 out).
SF: Matsui (2,off Gregg).
GDP: Michaels (1,off Lilly).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Michaels (1,2nd base off Lilly/Soto).

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lilly W(4-2)                  6     4   2   2   3   5   1  24
Heilman                       1     0   0   0   0   2   0   4
Marmol                        1     1   0   0   0   3   0   4
C. Fox                        0.1   2   3   3   1   0   0   4
Gregg                         0.2   1   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     8   5   5   4  11   1  39


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ortiz L(2-1)                  2.1   6   3   3   3   1   0  15
Byrdak                        1.2   1   1   1   0   1   1   6
Sampson                       3     0   0   0   0   1   0   9
Wright                        0.2   2   0   0   0   2   0   4
Paulino                       0.2   5   4   4   2   1   1   9
Arias                         0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        9    14   8   8   5   6   2  44


Umpires: HP - Adrian Johnson, 1B - Marvin Hudson, 2B - John Hirschbeck, 3B - Wally Bell
Time of Game: 3:17   Attendance: 28625


Starting Lineups:

   Chicago Cubs                  Houston Astros           
1. Soriano             lf        Matsui              2b
2. Theriot             ss        Tejada              ss
3. Fukudome            cf        Berkman             1b
4. Ramirez             3b        Lee                 lf
5. Hoffpauir           1b        Pence               rf
6. Bradley             rf        Michaels            cf
7. Fontenot            2b        I. Rodriguez        c
8. Soto                c         Keppinger           3b
9. Lilly               p         Ortiz               p

CUBS 1ST: Soriano flied to center; Theriot walked; Fukudome
singled to right [Theriot to third]; Theriot was picked off
third (catcher to third); Ramirez walked [Fukudome to second];
Hoffpauir singled to right [Fukudome scored, Ramirez to second];
Bradley struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Matsui walked; Tejada homered [Matsui scored];
Berkman grounded out (third to first); Lee singled to left;
Pence singled to right [Lee to second]; Michaels grounded into a
double play (pitcher to second to first) [Pence out at second];
2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 2.

CUBS 2ND: Fontenot reached on an error by Berkman (assist by
Matsui); Soto singled to left [Fontenot to second]; On a bunt
Lilly made an out to pitcher; Soriano grounded into a double
play (third to second to first) [Soto out at second]; 0 R, 1 H,
1 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 2ND: I. Rodriguez struck out; Keppinger flied to center;
Ortiz was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1,
Astros 2.

CUBS 3RD: Theriot singled to center; Fukudome walked [Theriot to
second]; Ramirez singled to left [Theriot to third, Fukudome to
second]; Hoffpauir popped to third; Bradley singled to right
[Theriot scored, Fukudome to third, Ramirez to second]; BYRDAK
REPLACED ORTIZ (PITCHING); Fontenot out on a sacrifice fly to
center [Fukudome scored]; Soto flied to left; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Matsui grounded out (third to first); Tejada doubled
to right; Berkman was called out on strikes; Lee walked; Pence
flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 2.

CUBS 4TH: Lilly flied to left; Soriano homered; Theriot struck
out; Fukudome grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Michaels walked; I. Rodriguez flied to center;
Michaels stole second; Keppinger popped to first; BLUM BATTED
FOR BYRDAK; Blum was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 2.

CUBS 5TH: SAMPSON REPLACED BLUM (PITCHING); Ramirez flied to
center; Hoffpauir grounded out (first unassisted); Bradley
popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: On a bunt Matsui made an out to first; Tejada popped
to first; Berkman struck out (catcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 2.

CUBS 6TH: Fontenot flied to left; Soto grounded out (third to
first); Lilly struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros
2.

ASTROS 6TH: Lee flied to left; Pence flied to center; Michaels
flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 2.

CUBS 7TH: Soriano flied to right; Theriot grounded out
(shortstop to first); Fukudome grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: HEILMAN REPLACED LILLY (PITCHING); I. Rodriguez
struck out; Keppinger reached on an error by Ramirez [Keppinger
to second]; BOURN BATTED FOR SAMPSON; Bourn struck out; Matsui
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs
4, Astros 2.

CUBS 8TH: WRIGHT REPLACED BOURN (PITCHING); Ramirez singled to
shortstop; Hoffpauir doubled to center [Ramirez to third];
Bradley was called out on strikes; Fontenot was called out on
strikes; PAULINO REPLACED WRIGHT (PITCHING); Soto was called out
on strikes; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: FUKUDOME CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); MARMOL
REPLACED HEILMAN (PITCHING); GATHRIGHT REPLACED BRADLEY (PLAYING
CF); Tejada doubled; Berkman struck out; Lee struck out; Pence
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 2.

CUBS 9TH: MILES BATTED FOR MARMOL; Miles singled to first;
Soriano homered [Miles scored]; Theriot doubled to left;
Fukudome flied to left; Ramirez singled to left [Theriot
scored]; Hoffpauir walked [Ramirez to second]; Gathright singled
to left [Ramirez to third, Hoffpauir to second]; Fontenot walked
[Ramirez scored, Hoffpauir to third, Gathright to second]; ARIAS
REPLACED PAULINO (PITCHING); Soto grounded into a double play
(third to second to first) [Fontenot out at second]; 4 R, 5 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 8, Astros 2.

ASTROS 9TH: C. FOX REPLACED RAMIREZ (PITCHING); FONTENOT CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 3B); MILES STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B);
Michaels walked; I. Rodriguez tripled to center [Michaels
scored]; Keppinger grounded out (third to first) [I. Rodriguez
scored]; ERSTAD BATTED FOR ARIAS; Erstad tripled to center;
GREGG REPLACED C. FOX (PITCHING); Matsui out on a sacrifice fly
to center [Erstad scored]; Tejada singled to left; Berkman
struck out; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 8, Astros 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             8  14   1    9
 Astros           5   8   1    7


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