Houston 7, Chi Cubs 6
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Houston 1 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 7 10 1
Chi Cubs 0 0 2 0 0 3 0 1 0 6 11 3
WP: R. Clemens (14-4) S: B. Lidge (18)
LP: C. Zambrano (12-8)
 Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Houston
-J. Bagwell doubled to deep right center, C. Beltran scored
Top 2nd: Houston
-J. Vizcaino singled to left center, M. Lamb scored, J. Vizcaino out at second
-J. Bagwell safe at first on catcher M. Barrett's throwing error, B. Ausmus scored, C. Biggio to third, C. Beltran to second, C. Biggio and C. Beltran scored, J. Bagwell to second
Bot 3rd: Chi Cubs
-T. Walker singled to center, C. Zambrano scored, C. Patterson to third
-M. Alou hit sacrifice fly to deep right center, C. Patterson scored
Top 6th: Houston
-J. Bagwell singled to center, C. Biggio scored, C. Beltran to second
-J. Kent safe at first on A. Ramirez's fielding error, C. Beltran scored, J. Bagwell to third, L. Berkman to second
Bot 6th: Chi Cubs
-A. Ramirez singled to center, M. Alou scored, S. Sosa to second
-R. Martinez grounded into fielder's choice, S. Sosa scored, A. Ramirez to third, M. Barrett out at second
-J. Macias grounded into fielder's choice, A. Ramirez scored, R. Martinez out at second
Bot 8th: Chi Cubs
-N. Garciaparra singled to right center, M. Barrett scored, R. Martinez to second
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Biggio lf 3 2 1 0 2 0 1 .284
C. Beltran cf 2 3 1 0 3 0 1 .272
J. Bagwell 1b 5 0 3 3 0 0 4 .261
L. Berkman rf 4 0 0 0 1 1 5 .307
J. Kent 2b 3 0 0 0 2 2 4 .281
    B. Lidge p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
M. Lamb 3b 5 1 1 0 0 2 6 .293
J. Vizcaino ss-2b 5 0 1 1 0 3 1 .289
B. Ausmus c 5 1 3 0 0 0 1 .251
R. Clemens p 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .182
    J. Lane ph 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .241
    R. Springer p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    C. Qualls p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    E. Bruntlett ss 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .229
 Totals 36 7 10 4 8 8 23  
 Batting
2B - J Bagwell (24, C Zambrano); M Lamb (9, C Zambrano); B Ausmus (13, C Zambrano).
S - J Lane.
RBI - J Bagwell 3 (63), J Vizcaino (25).
2-out RBI - J Bagwell 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Biggio 1, J Kent 1, L Berkman 2, M Lamb 3.
Team LOB - 11.
 Base Running
SB - C Biggio (6, 2nd base off C Zambrano/M Barrett).
CS - B Ausmus (2, 2nd base by M Remlinger/M Barrett).
 
 Fielding
E - J Vizcaino (6, ground ball).
 Chi Cubs
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Patterson cf 5 1 1 0 0 1 3 .291
D. Lee 1b 4 0 0 0 1 2 2 .296
T. Walker 2b 5 0 1 1 0 1 3 .273
M. Alou lf 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 .280
S. Sosa rf 5 1 1 0 0 2 2 .254
A. Ramirez 3b 4 1 3 1 0 0 0 .317
    M. Remlinger p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Grudzielanek ph 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .301
M. Barrett c 5 1 2 0 0 0 3 .300
R. Martinez ss-3b 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .249
C. Zambrano p 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 .220
    R. Dempster p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Macias ph 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 .260
    G. Rusch p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .125
    N. Garciaparra ph-ss 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .325
 Totals 38 6 11 6 4 8 20  
 Batting
2B - M Barrett (25, C Qualls).
SF - M Alou.
RBI - T Walker (41), M Alou (85), A Ramirez (85), R Martinez (30), J Macias (15), N Garciaparra (16).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - T Walker 2, R Martinez 1.
Team LOB - 10.
 Fielding
E - C Zambrano (1, catch); M Barrett (6, throw); A Ramirez (9, ground ball).
Outfield assists - M Alou (J Vizcaino at 2nd base).
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Clemens (W, 14-4) 6.0 8 5 5 1 5 0 3.08
R. Springer 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.00
C. Qualls 0.1 3 1 1 0 0 0 6.17
B. Lidge (S, 18) 1.2 0 0 0 2 3 0 2.03
 Chi Cubs
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. Zambrano (L, 12-8) 5.2 7 7 3 6 4 0 2.94
R. Dempster 0.1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1.29
G. Rusch 2.0 2 0 0 1 2 0 3.75
M. Remlinger 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.81
Pitches-strikes - R Clemens 106-74; R Springer 13-6; C Qualls 12-7; B Lidge 37-21; C Zambrano 125-69; R Dempster 17-7; G Rusch 32-18; M Remlinger 13-8.
Ground balls-fly balls - R Clemens 8-5; R Springer 1-2; C Qualls 1-0; B Lidge 0-2; C Zambrano 7-5; R Dempster 0-0; G Rusch 2-2; M Remlinger 0-1.
Batters faced - R Clemens 28; R Springer 4; C Qualls 4; B Lidge 7; C Zambrano 30; R Dempster 3; G Rusch 9; M Remlinger 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Eric Cooper. 1B--Chuck Meriwether. 2B--Mike Reilly. 3B--C.B. Bucknor.
Time: 3:19.
Attendance: 39,081.
Weather: 69 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 14 mph, in from center.

Updated on Saturday, Aug 28, 2004 7:28 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 Houston
J. Bagwell J. Bagwell
3-5
3 RBI
 Chi Cubs
A. Ramirez A. Ramirez
3-4
1 RBI