Astros 3, Cubs 1
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chi Cubs 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 0
Houston 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 X 3 5 1
WP: T. Redding (7-9) S: B. Wagner (31)
LP: J. Cruz (1-4)
 Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Houston
-J. Kent grounded out to second, C. Biggio scored, J. Bagwell to second
-L. Berkman doubled to right, J. Bagwell scored
Top 5th: Chi Cubs
-A. Gonzalez safe at first on third baseman G. Blum's throwing error, A. Ramirez scored
Bot 6th: Houston
-J. Bagwell homered to right center
 Chi Cubs
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
K. Lofton cf 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .267
M. Grudzielanek 2b 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .307
S. Sosa rf 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .302
M. Alou lf 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .298
A. Ramirez 3b 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 .279
E. Karros 1b 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .326
A. Gonzalez ss 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .241
P. Bako c 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .200
   L. Harris ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .180
   D. Miller c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .228
J. Cruz p 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
   K. Farnsworth p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   T. O'Leary ph 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .220
   M. Guthrie p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   A. Alfonseca p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 30 1 2 0 1 6 5  
 Batting
3B - A Ramirez (2, T Redding).
Team LOB - 3.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (A Ramirez-M Grudzielanek-E Karros).
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Biggio cf 4 1 1 0 0 2 1 .273
G. Blum 2b 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 .264
J. Bagwell 1b 4 2 1 1 0 0 1 .275
J. Kent 2b 3 0 0 1 0 2 0 .300
   M. Ensberg 3b 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .295
L. Berkman lf 2 0 1 1 1 0 1 .288
R. Hidalgo rf 3 0 1 0 0 0 2 .321
B. Ausmus c 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .207
A. Everett ss 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .240
T. Redding p 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 .161
   O. Merced ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
   B. Lidge p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   B. Wagner p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 28 3 5 3 3 7 7  
 Batting
2B - L Berkman (21, J Cruz); R Hidalgo (28, J Cruz).
HR - J Bagwell (22, 6th inning off J Cruz 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - J Kent (53), L Berkman (66), J Bagwell (56).
2-out RBI - L Berkman.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Biggio 1, B Ausmus 2, R Hidalgo 1.
GIDP - R Hidalgo.
Team LOB - 5.
 Fielding
E - G Blum (4, throw).
 Chi Cubs
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Cruz (L, 1-4) 6.0 4 3 3 3 5 1 6.47
K. Farnsworth 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.35
M. Guthrie 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.10
A. Alfonseca 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 5.22
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
T. Redding (W, 7-9) 7.0 2 1 0 0 4 0 3.88
B. Lidge 0.2 0 0 0 1 1 0 2.28
B. Wagner (S, 31) 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.02
WP - J Cruz 2.
HBP - L Berkman (by J Cruz).
Pitches-strikes - J Cruz 89-51; K Farnsworth 10-8; M Guthrie 2-2; A Alfonseca 4-4; T Redding 101-64; B Lidge 11-5; B Wagner 14-10.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Cruz 8-5; K Farnsworth 0-1; M Guthrie 1-0; A Alfonseca 1-1; T Redding 9-8; B Lidge 0-1; B Wagner 2-1.
Batters faced - J Cruz 25; K Farnsworth 3; M Guthrie 1; A Alfonseca 3; T Redding 24; B Lidge 3; B Wagner 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Matt Hollowell. 1B--Mike Fichter. 2B--John Hirschbeck. 3B--Bill Welke.
Ejections: HOUSTON's Kent by Hollowell (6th), HOUSTON's Williams by Hollowell (6th).
Time: 2:28.
Attendance: 42,679.
Weather: INDOORS
Game Notes
HOUSTON SECOND BASEMAN JEFF KENT WAS EJECTED FROM THE GAME BY HOME PLATE UMPIRE MATT HOLLOWELL IN THE BOTTOM OF THE SIXTH INNING FOR ARGUING BALLS AND STRIKES. HOUSTON MANAGER JIMY WILLIAMS WAS EJECTED BY HOLLOWELL FOR ARGUING KENT'S EJECTION.

Updated on Saturday, Jul 26, 2003 7:08 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 Chi Cubs
A. Ramirez A. Ramirez
2-3
0 RBI
 Houston
J. Bagwell J. Bagwell
1-4, 1 HR
1 RBI