Houston Astros 4, Chicago Cubs 3
Regular Season Game 124
Played on Wednesday, August 17, 2011 (D) at Minute Maid Park

CHI N    0  0  2    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   3 11  0
HOU N    0  0  2    2  0  0    0  0  x  -   4 10  0
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Castro ss                     5   0   1   0       0   0       3   2
Barney 2b                     4   1   2   0       0   0       3   2
Ramirez 3b                    4   1   2   2       1   1       0   2
  Campana pr                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Pena 1b                       4   0   0   0       1   1       5   0
Soto c                        5   1   2   1       0   2       8   1
Byrd cf                       4   0   1   0       1   2       3   0
Soriano lf                    4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Colvin rf                     4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Coleman p                     2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Grabow p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Baker ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Ortiz p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Johnson ph                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Samardzija p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       38   3  11   3       3   8      24   7

BATTING - 
HR: Ramirez (23,3rd inning off Norris 1 on 2 out); Soto (13,4th inning off
Norris 0 on 0 out).
HBP: Barney (7,by Norris).
Team LOB: 12.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Barney (6,2nd base off Norris/Corporan); Castro (13,2nd base off Carpenter/Corporan);
Campana (15,2nd base off Melancon/Corporan).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Shuck cf,lf                   5   1   2   0       0   0       5   0
Altuve 2b                     4   2   1   0       0   0       3   1
Martinez lf                   3   1   1   0       1   1       0   0
  F. Rodriguez p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Melancon p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Downs 1b                      4   0   2   2       0   0       3   2
Paredes 3b                    3   0   1   0       1   2       3   0
Bogusevic rf                  4   0   1   2       0   0       2   0
Barmes ss                     4   0   1   0       0   1       0   2
Corporan c                    4   0   0   0       0   3       9   0
Norris p                      2   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
  Michaels ph                 0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Carpenter p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Escalona p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Bourgeois cf                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   4  10   4       3   8      27   5

BATTING - 
2B: Bogusevic (4,off Coleman).
Team LOB: 9.

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Coleman L(2-5)                3.2  10   4   4   2   4   0  23
Grabow                        1.1   0   0   0   1   1   0   5
Ortiz                         2     0   0   0   0   2   0   6
Samardzija                    1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        8    10   4   4   3   8   0  37

WP: Coleman (2).
BK: Grabow (3).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Norris W(6-8)                 5     6   3   3   3   5   2  25
Carpenter                     1.1   1   0   0   0   1   0   5
Escalona                      0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
F. Rodriguez                  1.1   2   0   0   0   2   0   6
Melancon SV(12)               1     2   0   0   0   0   0   5
Totals                        9    11   3   3   3   8   2  42

HBP: Norris (3,Barney).

Umpires: HP - Ron Kulpa, 1B - Brian O'Nora, 2B - Jim Wolf, 3B - Alan Porter
Time of Game: 3:09   Attendance: 24054


Starting Lineups:

   Chicago Cubs                  Houston Astros           
1. Castro              ss        Shuck               cf
2. Barney              2b        Altuve              2b
3. Ramirez             3b        Martinez            lf
4. Pena                1b        Downs               1b
5. Soto                c         Paredes             3b
6. Byrd                cf        Bogusevic           rf
7. Soriano             lf        Barmes              ss
8. Colvin              rf        Corporan            c
9. Coleman             p         Norris              p

CUBS 1ST: Castro flied to right; Barney flied to center; Ramirez
was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros
0.

ASTROS 1ST: Shuck singled to center; Altuve flied to right;
Martinez popped to second; Downs singled to right [Shuck to
second]; Paredes was called out on strikes; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

CUBS 2ND: Pena popped to third; Soto singled to left; Byrd
walked [Soto to second]; Soriano flied to center; Colvin popped
to catcher; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Bogusevic lined to shortstop; Barmes singled to
center; Corporan was called out on strikes; Norris was called
out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

CUBS 3RD: Coleman grounded out (first unassisted); Castro lined
to second; Barney singled to right; Ramirez homered [Barney
scored]; Pena struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros
0.

ASTROS 3RD: Shuck singled to right; Altuve forced Shuck (third
to second); Martinez singled to left [Altuve to second]; Downs
flied to center; Paredes walked [Altuve to third, Martinez to
second]; Bogusevic doubled to first [Altuve scored, Martinez
scored, Paredes to third]; Barmes struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 2.

CUBS 4TH: Soto homered; Byrd singled to center; Soriano singled
to right [Byrd to third, Soriano to second (on throw to 3b)];
Colvin struck out; Coleman popped to second; Castro grounded out
(first to pitcher); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Corporan grounded out (second to first); Norris
singled to center; Shuck forced Norris (shortstop to second);
Altuve singled to left [Shuck to second]; Coleman threw a wild
pitch [Shuck to third]; Martinez walked [Altuve to second];
Downs singled to center [Shuck scored, Altuve scored, Martinez
to second]; Paredes singled to right [Martinez to third, Downs
to second]; GRABOW REPLACED COLEMAN (PITCHING); Bogusevic flied
to center; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 4.

CUBS 5TH: Barney was hit by a pitch; Barney stole second;
Ramirez walked; Pena walked [Barney to third, Ramirez to
second]; Soto struck out; Byrd was called out on strikes;
Soriano flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Barmes popped to shortstop; Corporan struck out;
MICHAELS BATTED FOR NORRIS; Michaels walked; Grabow balked
[Michaels to second]; Shuck grounded out (catcher to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 4.

CUBS 6TH: CARPENTER REPLACED MICHAELS (PITCHING); Colvin popped
to third; BAKER BATTED FOR GRABOW; Baker was called out on
strikes; Castro singled to center; Castro stole second; Barney
flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 4.

ASTROS 6TH: ORTIZ REPLACED BAKER (PITCHING); Altuve grounded out
(second to first); Martinez struck out; Downs grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 4.

CUBS 7TH: Ramirez flied to center; ESCALONA REPLACED CARPENTER
(PITCHING); Pena grounded out (first to pitcher); SHUCK CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); F. RODRIGUEZ REPLACED MARTINEZ
(PITCHING); BOURGEOIS REPLACED ESCALONA (PLAYING CF); Soto was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 4.

ASTROS 7TH: Paredes struck out; Bogusevic flied to center;
Barmes lined to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 4.

CUBS 8TH: Byrd struck out; Soriano flied to right; Colvin
singled to left; JOHNSON BATTED FOR ORTIZ; On a bunt Johnson
singled to third [Colvin to second]; Castro grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: SAMARDZIJA REPLACED JOHNSON (PITCHING); Corporan was
called out on strikes; Bourgeois grounded out (shortstop to
first); Shuck lined to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 3,
Astros 4.

CUBS 9TH: MELANCON REPLACED F. RODRIGUEZ (PITCHING); Barney
singled to right; Ramirez singled to right [Barney to third];
CAMPANA RAN FOR RAMIREZ; Pena popped to second; Campana stole
second; Soto reached on a fielder's choice [Barney out at home
(shortstop to third), Campana to third]; Byrd grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 3, Astros 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             3  11   0   12
 Astros           4  10   0    9


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