Cubs 7, Astros 1
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Houston 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 5 1
Chi Cubs 2 0 0 2 1 0 0 2 X 7 6 2
WP: M. Clement (10-10)
LP: J. Fernandez (1-2)
 Scoring Summary
Bot 4th: Chi Cubs
-K. Lofton hit sacrifice fly to left center, A. Ojeda scored
-A. Gonzalez doubled to left, P. Bako scored
Bot 5th: Chi Cubs
-P. Bako walked, M. Alou scored, H. Choi to third, A. Ramirez to second
Top 6th: Houston
-A. Everett walked, J. Bagwell scored, J. Kent to third, G. Blum to second
Bot 8th: Chi Cubs
-A. Gonzalez homered to deep left, K. Lofton scored
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Biggio cf 5 0 0 0 0 1 2 .254
O. Merced rf 5 0 1 0 0 1 2 .241
J. Bagwell 1b 3 1 1 0 2 0 1 .271
J. Kent 2b 5 0 1 0 0 1 3 .292
L. Berkman lf 4 0 0 0 1 4 5 .287
G. Blum 3b 3 0 1 0 0 2 2 .258
   G. Zaun ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .211
   E. Bruntlett 3b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .239
B. Ausmus c 2 0 0 0 2 0 4 .220
A. Everett ss 2 0 0 1 1 0 2 .236
J. Fernandez p 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
   C. Porter ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .240
   R. White p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   M. Ensberg ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .289
   D. Miceli p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   R. Hidalgo ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .309
   B. Lidge p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 34 1 5 1 6 12 28  
 Batting
2B - J Kent (28, M Clement); G Zaun (7, M Guthrie); O Merced (15, J Borowski).
S - A Everett.
RBI - A Everett (33).
2-out RBI - A Everett.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - O Merced 1, R Hidalgo 1, L Berkman 2, G Blum 1, M Ensberg 2.
Team LOB - 13.
 Fielding
E - C Biggio (1, fly ball).
 Chi Cubs
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
K. Lofton cf 3 2 1 1 1 0 4 .283
A. Gonzalez ss 4 2 3 3 1 0 0 .230
S. Sosa rf 4 0 0 0 1 2 3 .295
M. Alou lf 2 1 0 0 2 0 2 .291
H. Choi 1b 4 0 1 2 1 2 5 .229
A. Ramirez 3b 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 .270
A. Ojeda 2b 3 1 0 0 0 1 3 .000
P. Bako c 2 1 1 1 2 0 0 .211
M. Clement p 3 0 0 0 0 3 6 .156
   D. Veres p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   M. Guthrie p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   K. Farnsworth p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   T. O'Leary ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .211
   J. Borowski p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 29 7 6 7 8 9 27  
 Batting
2B - H Choi (17, J Fernandez); A Gonzalez (29, J Fernandez).
HR - A Gonzalez (16, 8th inning off B Lidge 1 on, 2 Out).
SF - K Lofton.
RBI - H Choi 2 (28), K Lofton (34), A Gonzalez 3 (48), P Bako (11).
2-out RBI - H Choi 2, A Gonzalez 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - H Choi 1, K Lofton 2, S Sosa 1, A Ramirez 3.
Team LOB - 10.
 Base Running
SB - K Lofton (24, 2nd base off J Fernandez/B Ausmus).
CS - P Bako (1, 2nd base by J Fernandez).
 
 Fielding
E - M Clement 2 (4, throw 2).
PB - P Bako.
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Fernandez (L, 1-2) 4.0 5 4 4 3 4 0 5.27
R. White 1.0 0 1 1 2 2 0 9.00
D. Miceli 2.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.16
B. Lidge 1.0 1 2 2 3 2 1 2.74
 Chi Cubs
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
M. Clement (W, 10-10) 5.2 3 1 0 4 8 0 3.93
D. Veres 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.52
M. Guthrie 0.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.78
K. Farnsworth 0.2 0 0 0 1 1 0 3.00
J. Borowski 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 3.17
WP - M Clement.
IBB - M Alou (by J Fernandez).
HBP - A Ojeda (by J Fernandez); M Alou (by R White); A Ramirez (by R White).
Pitches-strikes - J Fernandez 78-52; R White 35-19; D Miceli 19-13; B Lidge 37-20; M Clement 97-62; D Veres 19-12; M Guthrie 9-6; K Farnsworth 15-11; J Borowski 21-15.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Fernandez 2-5; R White 0-1; D Miceli 4-1; B Lidge 1-0; M Clement 3-7; D Veres 0-4; M Guthrie 0-0; K Farnsworth 0-1; J Borowski 0-2.
Batters faced - J Fernandez 21; R White 7; D Miceli 6; B Lidge 7; M Clement 26; D Veres 5; M Guthrie 2; K Farnsworth 3; J Borowski 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Jeff Nelson. 1B--Tim Tschida. 2B--Alfonso Marquez. 3B--Mike Fichter.
Time: 3:36.
Attendance: 39,769.
Weather: 84 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 10 mph, in from center.

Updated on Thursday, Aug 14, 2003 11:40 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 Houston
J. Kent J. Kent
1-5
0 RBI
 Chi Cubs
A. Gonzalez A. Gonzalez
3-4, 1 HR
3 RBI