Houston 3, Chi Cubs 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Houston 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 7 1
Chi Cubs 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 6 1
WP: B. Lidge (2-3)
LP: L. Hawkins (1-1)
 Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Houston
-C. Biggio homered to deep center
Bot 5th: Chi Cubs
-T. Walker hit sacrifice fly to left center, C. Patterson scored
Top 7th: Houston
-C. Biggio homered to deep left
Bot 8th: Chi Cubs
-M. Barrett homered to deep center
Top 9th: Houston
-C. Beltran homered to deep left
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Biggio lf 4 2 2 2 1 0 0 .296
A. Everett ss 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 .271
C. Beltran cf 4 1 2 1 1 1 2 .287
L. Berkman rf 3 0 0 0 2 1 3 .307
J. Bagwell 1b 3 0 1 0 1 1 2 .275
J. Vizcaino 2b 3 0 0 0 1 2 3 .266
M. Ensberg 3b 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .269
B. Ausmus c 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .241
R. Clemens p 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .156
    M. Lamb ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .327
    D. Miceli p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500
    B. Lidge p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 34 3 7 3 6 8 16  
 Batting
HR - C Biggio 2 (11, 1st inning off M Clement 0 on, 0 Out, 7th inning off J Leicester 0 on, 0 Out), C Beltran (2, 9th inning off L Hawkins 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - C Biggio 2 (33), C Beltran (2).
2-out RBI - C Beltran.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Clemens 2, J Bagwell 1, J Vizcaino 2, L Berkman 1.
Team LOB - 10.
 Base Running
SB - C Beltran (1, 2nd base off M Clement/M Barrett).
 
 Fielding
E - M Ensberg (6, throw).
DP - 3 (A Everett-J Vizcaino-J Bagwell, M Ensberg-J Vizcaino-J Bagwell, B Ausmus-A Everett).
 Chi Cubs
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
T. Walker 2b 4 0 0 1 0 1 5 .283
M. Barrett c 5 1 1 1 0 1 2 .286
S. Sosa rf 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .277
M. Alou lf 2 0 0 0 2 1 1 .280
A. Ramirez 3b 3 0 0 0 1 2 4 .326
D. Lee 1b 4 0 2 0 0 0 3 .305
C. Patterson cf 2 1 1 0 2 1 1 .285
R. Martinez ss 3 0 0 0 1 1 6 .258
    L. Hawkins p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
M. Clement p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .100
    M. Wuertz p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Macias ph 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .263
    J. Leicester p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    K. Mercker p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    T. Goodwin ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .226
    K. Farnsworth p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    R. Ordonez ss 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .083
    M. Grudzielanek ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .300
 Totals 29 2 6 2 7 9 22  
 Batting
2B - D Lee (27, R Clemens).
HR - M Barrett (9, 8th inning off D Miceli 0 on, 0 Out).
S - M Clement.
SF - T Walker.
RBI - T Walker (28), M Barrett (39).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - T Walker 2, M Barrett 1, R Martinez 2.
GIDP - D Lee, A Ramirez.
Team LOB - 9.
 Base Running
CS - D Lee (4, 2nd base by R Clemens/B Ausmus).
 
 Fielding
E - T Walker (4, pop up).
Outfield assists - C Patterson (M Ensberg at Home).
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Clemens 7.0 5 1 1 5 6 0 2.63
D. Miceli 0.0 1 1 1 1 0 1 3.74
B. Lidge (W, 2-3) 2.0 0 0 0 1 3 0 2.38
 Chi Cubs
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
M. Clement 4.2 4 1 1 5 5 1 2.93
M. Wuertz 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 7.80
J. Leicester 1.1 1 1 1 0 0 1 1.93
K. Mercker 0.2 0 0 0 1 1 0 2.53
K. Farnsworth 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.65
L. Hawkins (L, 1-1) 1.0 1 1 1 0 0 1 2.23
WP - M Clement.
IBB - M Alou (by D Miceli).
Pitches-strikes - R Clemens 105-61; D Miceli 13-6; B Lidge 35-26; M Clement 104-61; M Wuertz 5-4; J Leicester 25-16; K Mercker 15-8; K Farnsworth 24-14; L Hawkins 9-7.
Ground balls-fly balls - R Clemens 12-2; D Miceli 0-0; B Lidge 1-2; M Clement 3-6; M Wuertz 0-0; J Leicester 2-2; K Mercker 0-1; K Farnsworth 0-1; L Hawkins 1-2.
Batters faced - R Clemens 28; D Miceli 3; B Lidge 7; M Clement 23; M Wuertz 1; J Leicester 5; K Mercker 3; K Farnsworth 4; L Hawkins 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Jim Joyce. 1B--Kerwin Danley. 2B--Marvin Hudson. 3B--Dana Demuth.
Ejections: CHICAGO CUBS' Matthews by Joyce (5th).
Time: 3:31.
Attendance: 39,326.
Weather: 81 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 5 mph, in from right.
Game Notes
THE HOME RUN BY HOUSTON'S CRAIG BIGGIO LED OFF THE GAME.
THE BUNT SINGLE BY HOUSTON'S CARLOS BELTRAN IN THE TOP OF THE FIRST INNING EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 14 GAMES.
CORRECTION -- CHICAGO MANAGER DUSTY BAKER WAS NOT EJECTED BY HOME PLATE UMPIRE JIM JOYCE AS PREVIOUSLY REPORTED. COACH GARY MATTHEWS WAS EJECTED BY JOYCE FOR ARGUING A PREVIOUS PLAY AT THIRD BASE.

Updated on Wednesday, Jun 30, 2004 6:40 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 Houston
C. Biggio C. Biggio
2-4, 2 HR
2 RBI
 Chi Cubs
M. Barrett M. Barrett
1-5, 1 HR
1 RBI