Houston Astros 5, Chicago Cubs 3
Regular Season Game 131
Played on Monday, August 31, 2009 (N) at Wrigley Field

HOU N    0  0  3    0  2  0    0  0  0  -   5  8  1
CHI N    0  0  0    0  2  0    0  1  0  -   3  7  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bourn cf                      4   1   1   1       1   2       7   0
Keppinger 2b                  4   2   1   0       1   1       0   2
Berkman 1b                    3   0   1   0       2   1       7   1
Lee lf                        4   1   2   4       0   1       1   0
Tejada ss                     4   0   1   0       0   3       3   3
Blum 3b                       4   0   1   0       0   3       0   0
Pence rf                      3   0   1   0       1   0       3   0
Coste c                       2   1   0   0       2   2       5   0
Oswalt p                      1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Erstad ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Hawkins p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Valverde p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   5   8   5       7  15      27   6

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Keppinger-Tejada-Berkman.
E: Pence (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Bourn (25,off Harden).
HR: Lee (22,5th inning off Harden 1 on 1 out).
SH: Oswalt 2 (13,off Harden,off Heilman).
GDP: Pence (19,off Harden); Lee (17,off Heilman).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Pence (9,2nd base by Harden/Hill).

Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Theriot ss                    4   0   2   1       0   0       1   2
Bradley rf                    4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Lee 1b                        3   1   1   1       1   1       4   1
Ramirez 3b                    4   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Fukudome cf                   4   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
J. Fox lf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Baker 2b                      4   1   2   0       0   1       4   2
Hill c                        4   1   1   1       0   0      15   1
Harden p                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Fontenot ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Heilman p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Fuld ph                     1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Gregg p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Grabow p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   3   7   3       1   5      27   7

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Theriot-Baker-Lee, Theriot-Baker-Lee.

BATTING - 
2B: Hill (11,off Oswalt).
HR: Lee (26,8th inning off Hawkins 0 on 1 out).
GDP: Hill (7,off Oswalt).
Team LOB: 5.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Oswalt W(8-5)                 7     6   2   2   1   3   0  28
Hawkins                       1     1   1   1   0   0   1   4
Valverde SV(20)               1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Totals                        9     7   3   3   1   5   1  35


Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Harden L(8-8)                 5     5   5   5   6   9   1  24
Heilman                       2     2   0   0   1   2   0   8
Gregg                         1     1   0   0   0   2   0   4
Grabow                        1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Totals                        9     8   5   5   7  15   1  39


Umpires: HP - Mike Reilly, 1B - Chuck Meriwether, 2B - Laz Diaz, 3B - Eric Cooper
Time of Game: 2:31   Attendance: 36990


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Chicago Cubs             
1. Bourn               cf        Theriot             ss
2. Keppinger           2b        Bradley             rf
3. Berkman             1b        Lee                 1b
4. Lee                 lf        Ramirez             3b
5. Tejada              ss        Fukudome            cf
6. Blum                3b        J. Fox              lf
7. Pence               rf        Baker               2b
8. Coste               c         Hill                c
9. Oswalt              p         Harden              p

ASTROS 1ST: Bourn was called out on strikes; Keppinger was
called out on strikes; Berkman walked; Lee struck out; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 1ST: Theriot singled to right; Bradley popped to first; Lee
struck out; Ramirez flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Tejada singled to left; Blum struck out; Pence
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Tejada out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 2ND: Fukudome lined to shortstop; J. Fox flied to center;
Baker grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Coste walked; Oswalt out on a sacrifice bunt (first
to second) [Coste to second]; Bourn doubled to center [Coste
scored]; Keppinger walked; Berkman walked [Bourn to third,
Keppinger to second]; Lee singled to left [Bourn scored,
Keppinger scored, Berkman to third, Lee to second (on throw)];
Tejada struck out; Blum struck out; 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 3, Cubs 0.

CUBS 3RD: Hill grounded out (first unassisted); Harden flied to
center; Theriot flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3,
Cubs 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Pence walked; Pence was caught stealing second
(catcher to second); Coste walked; On a bunt Oswalt struck out;
Bourn flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 0.

CUBS 4TH: Bradley grounded out (second to first); Lee walked;
Ramirez flied to center; Fukudome struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 3, Cubs 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Keppinger singled to center; Berkman flied to left;
Lee homered [Keppinger scored]; Tejada struck out; Blum struck
out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Cubs 0.

CUBS 5TH: J. Fox flied to right; Baker singled to right; Hill
doubled to right [Baker scored]; FONTENOT BATTED FOR HARDEN;
Fontenot flied to left; Theriot singled to center [Hill scored];
Bradley popped to first; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Cubs 2.

ASTROS 6TH: HEILMAN REPLACED FONTENOT (PITCHING); Pence singled
to center; Coste struck out; Oswalt out on a sacrifice bunt
(first unassisted) [Pence to second]; Bourn walked; Keppinger
flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Cubs 2.

CUBS 6TH: Lee reached on an error by Pence [Lee to second];
Ramirez flied to center [Lee to third]; Fukudome struck out; J.
Fox lined to right; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Cubs 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Berkman singled to center; Lee grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Berkman out at
second]; Tejada struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5,
Cubs 2.

CUBS 7TH: Baker singled to left; Hill grounded into a double
play (second to shortstop to first) [Baker out at second]; FULD
BATTED FOR HEILMAN; Fuld singled to left; Theriot grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Cubs 2.

ASTROS 8TH: GREGG REPLACED FULD (PITCHING); Blum singled to
center; Pence lined to shortstop; Coste struck out; ERSTAD
BATTED FOR OSWALT; Erstad struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 5, Cubs 2.

CUBS 8TH: HAWKINS REPLACED ERSTAD (PITCHING); Bradley grounded
out (first to pitcher); Lee homered; Ramirez flied to center;
Fukudome popped to shortstop; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5,
Cubs 3.

ASTROS 9TH: GRABOW REPLACED GREGG (PITCHING); Bourn struck out;
Keppinger grounded out (third to first); Berkman was called out
on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Cubs 3.

CUBS 9TH: VALVERDE REPLACED HAWKINS (PITCHING); J. Fox struck
out; Baker struck out; Hill flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 5, Cubs 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5   8   1    7
 Cubs             3   7   0    5


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