Astros 12, Cubs 8
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chi Cubs 3 0 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 8 11 0
Houston 4 0 1 3 0 4 0 0 X 12 15 1
WP: D. Miceli (1-2)
LP: M. Clement (10-11)
 Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Chi Cubs
-A. Ramirez homered to left, M. Alou and A. Gonzalez scored
Bot 1st: Houston
-J. Kent singled to left, L. Berkman scored, J. Bagwell to third
-J. Bagwell scored, J. Kent to second on wild pitch
-G. Blum doubled to right center, J. Kent and R. Hidalgo scored
Top 3rd: Chi Cubs
-M. Alou homered to left, K. Lofton scored
Bot 3rd: Houston
-G. Zaun singled to center, G. Blum scored, G. Zaun to second advancing on throw
Bot 4th: Houston
-J. Kent homered to left, J. Bagwell and L. Berkman scored
Bot 6th: Houston
-J. Kent doubled to left center, L. Berkman and J. Bagwell scored
-R. Hidalgo doubled to left, J. Kent scored
-A. Everett singled to center, R. Hidalgo scored, G. Zaun to second
Top 7th: Chi Cubs
-R. Simon doubled to right, R. Martinez scored
-A. Gonzalez homered to left, R. Simon scored
 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 2 2 2 0 1 1 .232
   A. Alfonseca ss 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   D. Glanville ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .150
S. Sosa rf 5 0 0 0 0 0 3 .293
M. Alou lf 3 2 1 2 1 1 0 .291
A. Ramirez 3b 3 1 2 3 1 0 0 .274
E. Karros 1b 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .297
   K. Farnsworth p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   T. Womack 2b 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .224
R. Martinez p 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 .286
   A. Alfonseca p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
D. Miller c 3 0 0 0 1 1 3 .235
M. Clement p 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .152
   T. Goodwin ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .296
   D. Veres p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   R. Simon 1b 2 1 2 1 0 0 0 .278
 Totals 34 8 11 8 3 5 13  
 Batting
2B - T Goodwin (7, D Miceli); R Simon (15, B Lidge).
HR - A Ramirez (17, 1st inning off J Robertson 2 on, 2 Out), M Alou (19, 3rd inning off J Robertson 1 on, 2 Out), A Gonzalez (17, 7th inning off B Lidge 1 on, 2 Out).
S - K Lofton.
RBI - A Ramirez 3 (81), M Alou 2 (77), R Simon (52), A Gonzalez 2 (50).
2-out RBI - A Ramirez 3, M Alou 2, A Gonzalez 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - S Sosa 3.
GIDP - D Miller 2, E Karros.
Team LOB - 4.
 Base Running
Picked Off - K Lofton (1st base, J Robertson).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (R Martinez-A Gonzalez-E Karros).
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Biggio cf 5 0 0 0 0 1 4 .254
L. Berkman lf 4 3 3 0 1 1 0 .288
J. Bagwell 1b 2 3 1 0 3 0 0 .273
J. Kent 2b 5 3 3 6 0 1 2 .297
R. Hidalgo rf 4 2 1 1 1 1 0 .301
G. Blum 3b 5 1 2 2 0 2 1 .259
G. Zaun c 5 0 2 1 0 1 1 .217
A. Everett ss 4 0 2 1 0 0 2 .237
J. Robertson p 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .146
   J. Lane ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
   D. Miceli p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   E. Bruntlett ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .255
   R. White p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   O. Merced ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .237
   B. Lidge p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   O. Dotel p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   B. Wagner p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 38 12 15 11 5 8 11  
 Batting
2B - G Blum 2 (17, M Clement 2); L Berkman (24, D Veres); J Kent (30, D Veres); R Hidalgo (29, K Farnsworth).
HR - J Kent (18, 4th inning off M Clement 2 on, 1 Out).
RBI - J Kent 6 (70), G Blum 2 (43), G Zaun (13), R Hidalgo (65), A Everett (34).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Everett 1, J Lane 1, C Biggio 2, J Kent 1.
GIDP - C Biggio.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
E - J Bagwell (7, catch).
DP - 3 (G Blum-J Kent-J Bagwell, A Everett-J Kent-J Bagwell 2).
 Chi Cubs
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
M. Clement (L, 10-11) 4.0 8 8 8 4 3 1 4.29
D. Veres 1.0 4 3 3 1 0 0 4.32
K. Farnsworth 1.0 3 1 1 0 2 0 3.02
A. Alfonseca 2.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 4.70
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Robertson 3.0 5 5 5 1 1 2 5.16
D. Miceli (W, 1-2) 2.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 5.16
R. White 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 6.00
B. Lidge 1.0 3 3 3 0 1 1 3.33
O. Dotel 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2.86
B. Wagner 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1.75
WP - M Clement, D Veres.
IBB - M Alou (by J Robertson).
HBP - K Lofton (by J Robertson).
Pitches-strikes - M Clement 102-56; D Veres 26-16; K Farnsworth 19-13; A Alfonseca 19-13; J Robertson 48-30; D Miceli 23-16; R White 12-8; B Lidge 22-16; O Dotel 17-9; B Wagner 23-15.
Ground balls-fly balls - M Clement 4-5; D Veres 3-0; K Farnsworth 1-0; A Alfonseca 2-1; J Robertson 4-3; D Miceli 3-2; R White 2-0; B Lidge 2-0; O Dotel 1-2; B Wagner 1-1.
Batters faced - M Clement 24; D Veres 7; K Farnsworth 6; A Alfonseca 6; J Robertson 14; D Miceli 7; R White 3; B Lidge 6; O Dotel 4; B Wagner 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Dale Scott. 1B--Jim Reynolds. 2B--Laz Diaz. 3B--Jim Joyce.
Time: 3:10.
Attendance: 32,707.
Weather: INDOORS
Game Notes
THE HOME RUN BY HOUSTON'S JEFF KENT IN THE BOTTOM OF THE FOURTH INNING EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 13 GAMES.

Updated on Tuesday, Aug 19, 2003 11:30 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 Chi Cubs
A. Ramirez A. Ramirez
2-3, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Houston
J. Kent J. Kent
3-5, 1 HR
6 RBI