Chicago Cubs 8, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 161
Played on Saturday, October 2, 2010 (N) at Minute Maid Park

CHI N    2  2  0    4  0  0    0  0  0  -   8 12  1
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    3  0  0  -   3  3  1
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Baker 2b                      3   3   1   0       1   0       2   4
  Barney ph,2b                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Castro ss                     3   2   2   0       1   1       1   4
Byrd cf                       5   1   2   3       0   1       1   0
Ramirez 3b                    3   1   1   4       1   0       1   0
  Scales 3b                   1   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Nady 1b                       5   0   1   0       0   1      11   0
Soriano lf                    4   0   2   1       1   1       1   0
Hoffpauir rf                  5   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
Hill c                        4   0   1   0       1   1       7   1
Zambrano p                    3   1   0   0       1   1       0   2
  Russell p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Berg p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Maine p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Snyder ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Mateo p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       38   8  12   8       6   9      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Castro-Baker-Nady.
E: Scales (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Castro (31,off Happ); Soriano (40,off Happ); Hill (13,off Happ).
HR: Ramirez (25,4th inning off Happ 3 on 0 out).
HBP: Castro (6,by Fulchino).
GDP: Hoffpauir (3,off Happ).
Team LOB: 10.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hernandez 2b                  3   0   0   0       1   0       0   2
Sanchez ss                    3   0   0   0       0   1       2   3
  Paulino p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bourgeois ph,cf             1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Pence rf                      4   1   0   0       0   1       3   0
Lee lf                        2   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Bogusevic cf                  2   1   0   0       1   1       3   0
  Keppinger ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lindstrom p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Johnson 3b                    4   1   1   1       0   1       0   0
Wallace 1b                    4   0   1   2       0   1       7   2
Castro c                      2   0   1   0       0   0       6   0
  Michaels ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Quintero c                  1   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Happ p                        0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Villar p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Fulchino p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Downs ph,ss                 1   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
Totals                       29   3   3   3       3   6      27   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Sanchez-Wallace, Wallace.
E: Johnson (18).

BATTING - 
2B: Wallace (6,off Zambrano).
SH: Happ (3,off Zambrano).
HBP: Downs (2,by Russell); Lee (3,by Berg).
GDP: Sanchez (8,off Zambrano).
Team LOB: 5.

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Zambrano W(11-6)              6.1   3   3   2   3   5   0  25
Russell                       0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Berg                          0.2   0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Maine                         0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Mateo                         1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     3   3   2   3   6   0  35

WP: Zambrano (7).
HBP: Russell (4,Downs); Berg (3,Lee).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Happ L(6-4)                   3     8   8   7   5   3   1  22
Villar                        2     1   0   0   0   0   0   6
Fulchino                      1     0   0   0   0   1   0   4
Paulino                       2     1   0   0   0   4   0   7
Lindstrom                     1     2   0   0   1   1   0   6
Totals                        9    12   8   7   6   9   1  45

Happ faced 4 batters in the 4th inning
WP: Lindstrom (8).
HBP: Fulchino (3,Castro).

Umpires: HP - Lance Barrett, 1B - Bob Davidson, 2B - Tim Timmons, 3B - David Rackley
Time of Game: 2:52   Attendance: 36098


Starting Lineups:

   Chicago Cubs                  Houston Astros           
1. Baker               2b        Hernandez           2b
2. Castro              ss        Sanchez             ss
3. Byrd                cf        Pence               rf
4. Ramirez             3b        Lee                 lf
5. Nady                1b        Bogusevic           cf
6. Soriano             lf        Johnson             3b
7. Hoffpauir           rf        Wallace             1b
8. Hill                c         Castro              c
9. Zambrano            p         Happ                p

CUBS 1ST: Baker walked; Castro doubled [Baker to third]; Byrd
grounded out (shortstop to first) [Baker scored]; Ramirez
walked; Nady was called out on strikes; Soriano doubled to left
[Castro scored, Ramirez to third]; Hoffpauir struck out; 2 R, 2
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Hernandez grounded out (second to first); Sanchez
flied to right; Pence grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 0.

CUBS 2ND: Hill grounded out (first to pitcher); Zambrano walked;
Baker singled to center [Zambrano to second]; Castro walked
[Zambrano to third, Baker to second]; Byrd singled to left
[Zambrano scored, Baker scored, Castro to second]; Ramirez lined
to right; Nady flied to right; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 4,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Lee grounded out (shortstop to first); Bogusevic
grounded out (pitcher to first); Johnson singled to center;
Wallace flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 4, Astros 0.

CUBS 3RD: Soriano walked; Hoffpauir grounded into a double play
(shortstop to first) [Soriano out at second]; Hill doubled to
right; Zambrano was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Cubs 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Castro singled to center; Happ out on a sacrifice
bunt (catcher to second) [Castro to second]; Hernandez walked;
Sanchez grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Hernandez out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 4,
Astros 0.

CUBS 4TH: Baker reached on an error by Johnson; Castro singled
to pitcher [Baker to second]; Byrd singled to center [Baker to
third, Castro to second]; Ramirez homered [Baker scored
(unearned), Castro scored, Byrd scored]; VILLAR REPLACED HAPP
(PITCHING); Nady singled to shortstop; Soriano lined to
shortstop; Hoffpauir lined into a double play to first [Nady out
at first (first unassisted)]; 4 R (3 ER), 4 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs
8, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Pence grounded out (second to first); Lee popped to
third; Bogusevic struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 8,
Astros 0.

CUBS 5TH: Hill grounded out (first to pitcher); Zambrano
grounded out (shortstop to first); Baker flied to center; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 8, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Johnson struck out; Wallace struck out; Castro
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 8,
Astros 0.

CUBS 6TH: FULCHINO REPLACED VILLAR (PITCHING); Castro was hit by
a pitch; Byrd struck out; Ramirez flied to center; Nady grounded
out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 8, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: DOWNS BATTED FOR FULCHINO; Downs struck out;
Hernandez lined to left; Sanchez was called out on strikes; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 8, Astros 0.

CUBS 7TH: PAULINO REPLACED SANCHEZ (PITCHING); DOWNS STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING SS); Soriano struck out; Hoffpauir singled to
center; Hill struck out; Zambrano grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 8, Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: SCALES REPLACED RAMIREZ (PLAYING 3B); Pence reached
on an error by Scales [Pence to second]; Lee walked; Zambrano
threw a wild pitch [Pence to third]; Bogusevic walked [Lee to
second]; Johnson forced Lee (third unassisted) [Pence scored
(unearned), Bogusevic to second]; Wallace doubled to left
[Bogusevic scored, Johnson scored]; RUSSELL REPLACED ZAMBRANO
(PITCHING); MICHAELS BATTED FOR CASTRO; Michaels flied to
center; Downs was hit by a pitch; Hernandez grounded out
(shortstop to first); 3 R (2 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 8,
Astros 3.

CUBS 8TH: QUINTERO REPLACED MICHAELS (PLAYING C ); BARNEY BATTED
FOR BAKER; Barney was called out on strikes; Castro struck out;
Byrd flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 8, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: BARNEY STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); BOURGEOIS BATTED
FOR PAULINO; BERG REPLACED RUSSELL (PITCHING); Bourgeois
grounded out (second to first); Pence was called out on strikes;
Lee was hit by a pitch; MAINE REPLACED BERG (PITCHING);
KEPPINGER BATTED FOR BOGUSEVIC; Keppinger popped to catcher; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 8, Astros 3.

CUBS 9TH: BOURGEOIS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); LINDSTROM
REPLACED KEPPINGER (PITCHING); Scales singled to right; Nady
flied to right; Soriano singled to right [Scales to second];
Hoffpauir forced Soriano (second to shortstop) [Scales to
third]; Lindstrom threw a wild pitch [Hoffpauir to second]; Hill
walked; SNYDER BATTED FOR MAINE; Snyder was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Cubs 8, Astros 3.

ASTROS 9TH: MATEO REPLACED SNYDER (PITCHING); Johnson grounded
out (shortstop to first); Wallace grounded out (pitcher to
first); Quintero popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cubs 8, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             8  12   1   10
 Astros           3   3   1    5


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