Houston Astros 6, Chicago Cubs 5
Regular Season Game 37
Played on Sunday, May 17, 2009 (D) at Wrigley Field

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

BATTING - 
2B: Berkman (4,off Harden); Tejada (12,off Harden).
HR: I. Rodriguez (5,4th inning off Harden 1 on 2 out).
HBP: Matsui (2,by Ascanio); Bourn (1,by Ascanio).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Berkman (2,3rd base by Ascanio/Soto).

Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Soriano lf                    5   2   2   1       0   0       3   0
Theriot ss                    5   1   1   1       0   1       3   2
Fukudome cf                   5   1   2   0       0   0       0   0
Lee 1b                        5   1   4   2       0   1       7   1
Bradley rf                    5   0   1   1       0   1       1   0
Soto c                        4   0   1   0       0   0       9   2
Fontenot 3b                   3   0   0   0       1   0       2   2
Scales 2b                     3   0   0   0       1   0       1   1
Harden p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Freel ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ascanio p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Cotts p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Miles ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       39   5  11   5       2   4      27   9

FIELDING - 
E: Scales (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Theriot (7,off Moehler); Lee (6,off Moehler).
HR: Lee (4,5th inning off Moehler 0 on 1 out); Soriano (12,9th inning off Sampson
0 on 1 out).
HBP: Soto (2,by Moehler).
Team LOB: 10.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Moehler W(1-2)                5     5   3   3   2   4   1  24
Byrdak                        1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Arias                         1.1   2   0   0   0   0   0   6
Sampson SV(1)                 1.2   4   2   2   0   0   1   9
Totals                        9    11   5   5   2   4   2  42

WP: Moehler (1).
HBP: Moehler (2,Soto).

Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Harden L(4-2)                 6     6   4   4   3   7   1  27
Ascanio                       2     1   2   2   0   2   0   8
Cotts                         1     0   0   0   1   1   0   5
Totals                        9     7   6   6   4  10   1  40

WP: Ascanio (1).
HBP: Ascanio 2 (2,Matsui,Bourn).

Umpires: HP - Angel Campos, 1B - Gary Darling, 2B - Bruce Dreckman, 3B - Bill Hohn
Time of Game: 3:00   Attendance: 40478


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Matsui struck out; Bourn grounded out (third to
first); Berkman walked; Lee walked [Berkman to second]; Tejada
flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 1ST: Soriano flied to right; Theriot flied to center;
Fukudome flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Pence struck out; Blum lined to first; I. Rodriguez
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 2ND: Lee was called out on strikes; Bradley flied to right;
Soto was hit by a pitch; Fontenot walked [Soto to second];
Scales walked [Soto to third, Fontenot to second]; Harden flied
to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Moehler flied to left; Matsui popped to second;
Bourn was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 3RD: Soriano singled to left; Theriot doubled to center
[Soriano scored]; Fukudome singled to center [Theriot to third];
Lee doubled to center [Theriot scored, Fukudome to third];
Bradley popped to shortstop; Soto flied to right; Fontenot flied
to center; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Berkman doubled to center; Lee flied to left; Tejada
doubled to right [Berkman scored]; Pence struck out; Blum
singled to right [Tejada scored]; I. Rodriguez homered [Blum
scored]; Moehler grounded out (shortstop to first); 4 R, 4 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Cubs 2.

CUBS 4TH: Scales grounded out (first unassisted); Harden struck
out but advanced to first on a wild pitch; Soriano flied to
right; Theriot was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 4, Cubs 2.

ASTROS 5TH: On a bunt Matsui singled to third; Bourn grounded
out (pitcher to first) [Matsui to second]; Berkman popped to
third; Lee grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 4, Cubs 2.

CUBS 5TH: Fukudome grounded out (second to first); Lee homered;
Bradley was called out on strikes; Soto flied to center; 1 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Cubs 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Tejada singled to center; Pence struck out; Blum
forced Tejada (second to shortstop); I. Rodriguez walked [Blum
to second]; SMITH BATTED FOR MOEHLER; Smith struck out (catcher
to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Cubs 3.

CUBS 6TH: BYRDAK REPLACED SMITH (PITCHING); On a bunt Fontenot
grounded out (catcher to first); Scales flied to left; FREEL
BATTED FOR HARDEN; Freel flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 4, Cubs 3.

ASTROS 7TH: ASCANIO REPLACED FREEL (PITCHING); Matsui was hit by
a pitch; Bourn was hit by a pitch [Matsui to second]; Berkman
singled to right [Matsui scored, Bourn to third]; Ascanio threw
a wild pitch [Bourn scored, Berkman to second]; Lee grounded out
(third to first); Berkman was caught stealing third (catcher to
third); Tejada flied to left; 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6,
Cubs 3.

CUBS 7TH: ARIAS REPLACED BYRDAK (PITCHING); Soriano grounded out
(third to first); Theriot grounded out (second to first);
Fukudome grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 6, Cubs 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Pence was called out on strikes; Blum grounded out
(first to pitcher); I. Rodriguez struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 6, Cubs 3.

CUBS 8TH: Lee singled to left; Bradley forced Lee (second to
shortstop); Soto singled to center [Bradley to second]; SAMPSON
REPLACED BLUM (PITCHING); KEPPINGER REPLACED ARIAS (PLAYING 3B);
Fontenot forced Soto (second to shortstop) [Bradley to third];
Scales flied to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 6, Cubs 3.

ASTROS 9TH: COTTS REPLACED ASCANIO (PITCHING); Keppinger reached
on an error by Scales; Matsui popped to shortstop; Bourn struck
out; Berkman walked [Keppinger to second]; Lee popped to
shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 6, Cubs 3.

CUBS 9TH: ERSTAD REPLACED LEE (PLAYING LF); MILES BATTED FOR
COTTS; Miles grounded out (second to first); Soriano homered;
Theriot lined to shortstop; Fukudome singled to shortstop; Lee
singled to center [Fukudome to second]; Bradley singled to left
[Fukudome scored, Lee to second]; Soto lined to third; 2 R, 4 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 6, Cubs 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           6   7   0    7
 Cubs             5  11   1   10


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