Houston Astros 5, Chicago Cubs 1
Regular Season Game 44
Played on Wednesday, May 23, 2012 (N) at Minute Maid Park

CHI N    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1 10  0
HOU N    0  0  0    2  0  0    0  3  x  -   5  9  0
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
DeJesus rf                    3   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Johnson cf                    4   1   2   1       0   1       3   0
Castro ss                     4   0   2   0       0   0       3   3
Soriano lf                    4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Mather 3b                     4   0   2   0       0   0       0   1
Baker 1b                      4   0   2   0       0   1       7   1
  Dolis p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bowden p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Barney 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   2       1   2
Hill c                        4   0   0   0       0   1       5   0
Samardzija p                  2   0   1   0       0   1       0   1
  Campana ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Russell p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  LaHair 1b                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   1  10   1       0   8      24   8

BATTING - 
2B: Baker (3,off W. Rodriguez); Mather (4,off W. Rodriguez).
HR: Johnson (2,1st inning off W. Rodriguez 0 on 1 out).
SH: DeJesus (1,off W. Rodriguez).
HBP: Johnson (3,by W. Rodriguez); DeJesus (4,by W. Rodriguez).
GDP: Soriano (6,off W. Rodriguez).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Mather (2,2nd base off Lyon/Castro).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Altuve 2b                     3   0   0   1       1   1       1   2
Lowrie ss                     5   0   0   0       0   1       0   4
Buck rf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       6   0
Lee 1b                        4   2   3   0       0   0       8   1
Bogusevic cf                  4   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
Johnson 3b                    4   2   2   0       0   1       1   2
J. Martinez lf                4   1   3   3       0   0       1   0
  Maxwell lf                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Castro c                      2   0   1   0       2   0       8   0
W. Rodriguez p                2   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  M. Gonzalez ph              1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lyon p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Downs ph                    0   0   0   1       1   0       0   0
  Myers p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       33   5   9   5       4   5      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Johnson-Altuve-Lee.

BATTING - 
2B: Castro (4,off Samardzija).
3B: J. Martinez (1,off Samardzija).
HBP: Altuve (2,by Dolis).
IBB: Castro (1,by Samardzija).
Team LOB: 9.

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Samardzija L(4-3)             6     6   2   2   2   4   0  26
Russell                       1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Dolis                         0.2   3   3   3   2   1   0   8
Bowden                        0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        8     9   5   5   4   5   0  38

HBP: Dolis (2,Altuve).
IBB: Samardzija (2,Castro).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
W. Rodriguez W(4-4)           7     8   1   1   0   5   1  30
Lyon                          1     1   0   0   0   2   0   4
Myers                         1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                        9    10   1   1   0   8   1  38

HBP: W. Rodriguez 2 (2,Johnson,DeJesus).

Umpires: HP - Tim Tschida, 1B - Jeff Nelson, 2B - Bill Welke, 3B - Chris Guccione
Time of Game: 2:57   Attendance: 18732


Starting Lineups:

   Chicago Cubs                  Houston Astros           
1. DeJesus             rf        Altuve              2b
2. Johnson             cf        Lowrie              ss
3. Castro              ss        Buck                rf
4. Soriano             lf        Lee                 1b
5. Mather              3b        Bogusevic           cf
6. Baker               1b        Johnson             3b
7. Barney              2b        J. Martinez         lf
8. Hill                c         Castro              c
9. Samardzija          p         W. Rodriguez        p

CUBS 1ST: DeJesus grounded out (second to first); Johnson
homered; Castro singled to center; Soriano grounded into a
double play (third to second to first) [Castro out at second]; 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Altuve struck out; Lowrie popped to shortstop; Buck
flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

CUBS 2ND: Mather flied to left; Baker singled to left; Barney
struck out; Hill grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Lee lined to center; Bogusevic grounded out (second
to first); Johnson struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1,
Astros 0.

CUBS 3RD: Samardzija singled to right; DeJesus out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first) [Samardzija to second];
Johnson was hit by a pitch; Castro forced Samardzija (shortstop
to third) [Johnson to second]; Soriano struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: J. Martinez flied to center; Castro doubled to left;
W. Rodriguez grounded out (shortstop to first) [Castro to
third]; Altuve walked; Lowrie struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Cubs 1, Astros 0.

CUBS 4TH: On a bunt Mather grounded out (pitcher to first);
Baker doubled to right; Barney grounded out (shortstop to
first); Hill grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Buck grounded out (shortstop to first); Lee singled
to left; Bogusevic struck out; Johnson singled to left [Lee to
third]; J. Martinez tripled to right [Lee scored, Johnson
scored]; Castro was walked intentionally; W. Rodriguez grounded
out (pitcher to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 2.

CUBS 5TH: Samardzija struck out; DeJesus flied to right; Johnson
singled to right; Castro singled to left [Johnson to second];
Soriano flied to right; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Altuve grounded out (shortstop to first); Lowrie
lined to shortstop; Buck grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 2.

CUBS 6TH: Mather doubled to center; Baker flied to right; Barney
grounded out (shortstop to first) [Mather to third]; Hill struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Lee singled to center; Bogusevic forced Lee (first
to shortstop); Johnson flied to center; J. Martinez singled to
right [Bogusevic to third]; Castro grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 2.

CUBS 7TH: CAMPANA BATTED FOR SAMARDZIJA; Campana struck out;
DeJesus was hit by a pitch; Johnson flied to right; Castro lined
to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: RUSSELL REPLACED CAMPANA (PITCHING); M. GONZALEZ
BATTED FOR W. RODRIGUEZ; M. Gonzalez popped to second; Altuve
flied to right; Lowrie flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cubs 1, Astros 2.

CUBS 8TH: LYON REPLACED M. GONZALEZ (PITCHING); Soriano flied to
right; Mather singled to left; Baker struck out; Mather stole
second; Barney struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros
2.

ASTROS 8TH: DOLIS REPLACED BAKER (PITCHING); LAHAIR REPLACED
RUSSELL (PLAYING 1B); Buck lined to left; Lee singled to left;
Bogusevic was called out on strikes; Johnson singled to left
[Lee to second]; J. Martinez singled to center [Lee scored,
Johnson to second]; Castro walked [Johnson to third, J. Martinez
to second]; DOWNS BATTED FOR LYON; Downs walked [Johnson scored,
J. Martinez to third, Castro to second]; Altuve was hit by a
pitch [J. Martinez scored, Castro to third, Downs to second];
BOWDEN REPLACED DOLIS (PITCHING); Lowrie flied to right; 3 R, 3
H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 5.

CUBS 9TH: MAXWELL REPLACED J. MARTINEZ (PLAYING LF); MYERS
REPLACED DOWNS (PITCHING); Hill flied to center; LaHair grounded
out (first to pitcher); DeJesus singled to center; Johnson
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             1  10   0   10
 Astros           5   9   0    9


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