Houston 10, Chi Cubs 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Houston 1 2 0 0 2 0 0 5 0 10 16 1
Chi Cubs 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 8 0
WP: C. Hernandez (1-1)
LP: M. Clement (9-12)
 Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Houston
-J. Bagwell singled to center, C. Beltran scored
Bot 1st: Chi Cubs
-C. Patterson homered to deep right
Top 2nd: Houston
-O. Palmeiro doubled to center, R. Chavez scored
-C. Beltran doubled to deep right, O. Palmeiro scored
Top 5th: Houston
-L. Berkman homered to deep center
-C. Hernandez singled to right center, M. Lamb scored, R. Chavez to third
Bot 6th: Chi Cubs
-M. Alou homered to deep left
-M. Grudzielanek grounded out to shortstop, S. Sosa scored
Top 8th: Houston
-L. Berkman hit by pitch, O. Palmeiro scored, J. Lane to third, J. Bagwell to second
-J. Kent singled to left, J. Lane scored, J. Bagwell to third, L. Berkman to second
-M. Lamb singled to center, J. Bagwell scored, L. Berkman to third, J. Kent to second
-J. Vizcaino singled to center, L. Berkman scored, J. Kent to third, M. Lamb to second
-O. Palmeiro walked, J. Kent scored, M. Lamb to third, J. Vizcaino to second
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
O. Palmeiro lf 5 2 2 2 1 0 3 .246
C. Beltran cf 2 1 1 1 2 0 0 .273
    J. Lane pr-cf 1 1 0 0 0 1 3 .239
J. Bagwell 1b 6 1 3 1 0 0 3 .264
L. Berkman rf 5 2 1 2 0 0 2 .305
J. Kent 2b 6 1 3 1 0 2 0 .284
M. Lamb 3b 4 1 2 1 1 2 4 .298
J. Vizcaino ss 5 0 1 1 0 2 2 .287
R. Chavez c 4 1 2 0 1 1 3 .190
C. Hernandez p 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .200
    C. Harville p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    C. Biggio ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .283
    C. Qualls p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    B. Ausmus ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .250
    D. Wheeler p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200
    M. Gallo p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 41 10 16 10 5 8 23  
 Batting
2B - O Palmeiro (4, M Clement); C Beltran (13, M Clement).
HR - L Berkman (21, 5th inning off M Clement 0 on, 0 Out).
S - C Hernandez 2.
RBI - J Bagwell (64), O Palmeiro 2 (12), C Beltran (45), L Berkman 2 (79), C Hernandez (1), J Kent (78), M Lamb (42), J Vizcaino (26).
2-out RBI - O Palmeiro 2, C Beltran, C Hernandez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Lane 2, O Palmeiro 1, J Bagwell 2, M Lamb 2.
Team LOB - 13.
 Base Running
SB - C Beltran 2 (21, 2nd base off M Clement/M Barrett, 3rd base off M Clement/M Barrett).
 
 Fielding
E - J Vizcaino (7, ground ball).
DP - 2 (M Lamb-J Bagwell, J Vizcaino-J Kent-J Bagwell).
 Chi Cubs
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Patterson cf 5 1 1 1 0 0 4 .290
D. Lee 1b 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 .295
N. Garciaparra ss 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 .323
M. Alou lf 5 1 2 1 0 0 2 .281
S. Sosa rf 3 1 2 0 1 1 1 .257
M. Barrett c 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .297
M. Grudzielanek 2b 4 0 0 1 0 0 3 .294
R. Martinez 3b 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 .247
M. Clement p 2 0 1 0 0 1 2 .151
    K. Mercker p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Macias ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .265
    R. Dempster p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Remlinger p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    T. Wellemeyer p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    L. Hawkins p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    T. Walker ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .272
 Totals 34 3 8 3 4 3 16  
 Batting
2B - S Sosa (18, C Hernandez).
HR - C Patterson (19, 1st inning off C Hernandez 0 on, 0 Out), M Alou (33, 6th inning off C Hernandez 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - C Patterson (59), M Alou (86), M Grudzielanek (17).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Alou 1, M Clement 1, C Patterson 2.
GIDP - M Grudzielanek, N Garciaparra.
Team LOB - 10.
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. Hernandez (W, 1-1) 5.2 6 3 3 4 2 2 5.56
C. Harville 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.56
C. Qualls 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.68
D. Wheeler 1.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.64
M. Gallo 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 5.14
 Chi Cubs
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
M. Clement (L, 9-12) 4.1 7 4 4 3 3 1 3.44
K. Mercker 1.2 4 1 1 1 1 0 2.42
R. Dempster 1.0 2 3 3 0 1 0 4.50
M. Remlinger 0.2 3 2 2 1 1 0 3.42
T. Wellemeyer 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.20
L. Hawkins 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.77
WP - M Clement, K Mercker.
IBB - R Chavez (by K Mercker).
HBP - R Martinez (by C Hernandez); C Beltran (by R Dempster); L Berkman (by M Remlinger); D Lee (by D Wheeler).
Pitches-strikes - C Hernandez 92-50; C Harville 3-2; C Qualls 10-8; D Wheeler 13-9; M Gallo 14-9; M Clement 90-54; K Mercker 37-24; R Dempster 22-12; M Remlinger 31-20; T Wellemeyer 6-3; L Hawkins 10-7.
Ground balls-fly balls - C Hernandez 8-7; C Harville 1-0; C Qualls 1-1; D Wheeler 5-0; M Gallo 1-0; M Clement 5-5; K Mercker 2-2; R Dempster 1-1; M Remlinger 0-1; T Wellemeyer 0-0; L Hawkins 1-1.
Batters faced - C Hernandez 27; C Harville 1; C Qualls 3; D Wheeler 7; M Gallo 2; M Clement 23; K Mercker 10; R Dempster 6; M Remlinger 7; T Wellemeyer 1; L Hawkins 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Chuck Meriwether. 1B--Mike Reilly. 2B--C.B. Bucknor. 3B--Eric Cooper.
Ejections: HOUSTON's Wheeler by Meriwether (9th). HOUSTON's Garner by Meriwether (9th).
Time: 3:23.
Attendance: 39,041.
Weather: 65 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 10 mph, in from left.
Game Notes
CHICAGO'S COREY PATTERSON LED OFF THE BOTTOM OF THE FIRST INNING WITH A HOME RUN.
CHICAGO'S MATT CLEMENT LEFT THE GAME IN THE FIFTH INNING DUE TO AN UNDISCLOSED INJURY.
HOUSTON PITCHER DAN WHEELER HAS BEEN EJECTED IN THE BOTTOM OF THE NINTH INNING BY HOME PLATE UMPIRE CHUCK MERIWETHER FOR HITTING DERREK LEE WITH A PITCH. HOUSTON MANAGER PHIL GARNER WAS ALSO EJECTED FOR ARGUING.

Updated on Sunday, Aug 29, 2004 7:38 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 Houston
O. Palmeiro O. Palmeiro
2-5
2 RBI
 Chi Cubs
M. Alou M. Alou
2-5, 1 HR
1 RBI