Cubs 6, Astros 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Houston 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 4 8 2
Chi Cubs 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 X 6 8 1
WP: M. Guthrie (1-3) S: J. Borowski (22)
LP: J. Robertson (11-6)
 Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Houston
-R. Hidalgo homered to deep center
Bot 2nd: Chi Cubs
-A. Ramirez doubled to left, M. Alou scored, E. Karros to third
-D. Miller doubled to left, E. Karros and A. Ramirez scored
Top 3rd: Houston
-J. Kent singled to left, M. Ensberg scored, J. Bagwell to second
Top 5th: Houston
-Batter walked, C. Biggio scored, M. Ensberg to third, J. Kent to second
-L. Berkman hit sacrifice fly to right, M. Ensberg scored
Bot 5th: Chi Cubs
-M. Alou homered to deep left, K. Lofton and A. Gonzalez scored
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Biggio cf 4 1 0 0 1 2 1 .257
M. Ensberg 3b 4 2 2 0 1 1 1 .290
J. Bagwell 1b 3 0 1 0 2 2 2 .271
J. Kent 2b 5 0 1 1 0 0 3 .294
R. Hidalgo rf 3 1 1 2 1 1 2 .309
L. Berkman lf 3 0 0 1 0 0 2 .290
G. Zaun c 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .204
A. Everett ss 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .238
J. Robertson p 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .150
   D. Miceli p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   C. Porter ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .250
   M. Gallo p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   R. Stone p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   O. Merced ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .242
 Totals 34 4 8 4 5 10 16  
 Batting
2B - A Everett (12, S Estes); M Ensberg (10, S Estes).
HR - R Hidalgo (21, 2nd inning off S Estes 0 on, 0 Out).
SF - L Berkman.
RBI - R Hidalgo 2 (64), J Kent (59), L Berkman (72).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Robertson 1, G Zaun 1, J Kent 1, M Ensberg 1.
Team LOB - 9.
 Base Running
SB - C Porter (1, 2nd base off A Alfonseca/D Miller).
CS - J Bagwell (2, 3rd base by S Estes/D Miller).
 
 Fielding
E - M Ensberg (7, ground ball); A Everett (12, throw).
 Chi Cubs
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
K. Lofton cf 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 .283
A. Gonzalez ss 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .225
S. Sosa rf 4 0 0 0 0 3 3 .299
M. Alou lf 4 2 2 3 0 1 0 .292
E. Karros 1b 3 1 0 0 1 0 1 .302
A. Ramirez 3b 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 .272
D. Miller c 3 0 2 2 1 0 1 .237
A. Ojeda 2b 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000
S. Estes p 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .143
   M. Guthrie p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   A. Alfonseca p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   H. Choi ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .229
   K. Farnsworth p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   M. Remlinger p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   T. O'Leary ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .212
   J. Borowski p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 33 6 8 6 2 8 13  
 Batting
2B - A Ramirez 2 (28, J Robertson, D Miceli); D Miller (12, J Robertson).
HR - M Alou (18, 5th inning off D Miceli 2 on, 1 Out).
RBI - A Ramirez (74), D Miller 2 (31), M Alou 3 (75).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Miller 1, T O'Leary 2, K Lofton 1, E Karros 1.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
CS - K Lofton (6, 2nd base by J Robertson).
 
 Fielding
E - A Gonzalez (10, throw).
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Robertson (L, 11-6) 4.0 6 5 5 1 3 0 4.92
D. Miceli 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 1 5.82
M. Gallo 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.75
R. Stone 2.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3.12
 Chi Cubs
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
S. Estes 4.1 5 4 2 5 4 1 5.48
M. Guthrie (W, 1-3) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.80
A. Alfonseca 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 5.01
K. Farnsworth 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.04
M. Remlinger 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.81
J. Borowski (S, 22) 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 3.23
HBP - K Lofton (by J Robertson).
Pitches-strikes - J Robertson 70-47; D Miceli 20-14; M Gallo 17-10; R Stone 32-19; S Estes 93-49; M Guthrie 10-7; A Alfonseca 16-11; K Farnsworth 14-11; M Remlinger 14-11; J Borowski 15-10.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Robertson 4-4; D Miceli 0-2; M Gallo 1-0; R Stone 2-2; S Estes 6-2; M Guthrie 1-1; A Alfonseca 1-1; K Farnsworth 0-1; M Remlinger 0-1; J Borowski 0-2.
Batters faced - J Robertson 20; D Miceli 5; M Gallo 3; R Stone 8; S Estes 23; M Guthrie 2; A Alfonseca 4; K Farnsworth 3; M Remlinger 3; J Borowski 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Mike Fichter. 1B--Jeff Nelson. 2B--Tim Tschida. 3B--Alfonso Marquez.
Time: 3:05.
Attendance: 39,631.
Weather: 75 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 9 mph, in from left.

Updated on Wednesday, Aug 13, 2003 7:43 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 Houston
R. Hidalgo R. Hidalgo
1-3, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Chi Cubs
M. Alou M. Alou
2-4, 1 HR
3 RBI