Chi Cubs 4, Houston 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(15-31)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Houston 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 0
Chi Cubs 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 X 4 5 0
WP: M. Wuertz (3-2) S: R. Dempster (4)
LP: B. Lidge (1-2)
(22-22)
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 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Houston
- W. Taveras flied out to right center
- T. Self fouled out to third
- C. Biggio grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Houston 0, Chi Cubs 0

  Bottom 1st: Chi Cubs
- J. Hairston Jr. grounded out to pitcher
- N. Perez singled to center
- N. Perez stole second
- D. Lee struck out swinging
- J. Burnitz grounded out to second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Houston 0, Chi Cubs 0

  Top 2nd: Houston
- L. Berkman singled to center
- M. Lamb grounded out to second, L. Berkman to second
- M. Ensberg struck out swinging
- A. Everett struck out looking

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Houston 0, Chi Cubs 0

  Bottom 2nd: Chi Cubs
- A. Ramirez struck out swinging
- M. Barrett singled to center
- J. Dubois struck out swinging
- E. Wilson flied out to right center

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Houston 0, Chi Cubs 0

  Top 3rd: Houston
- B. Ausmus grounded out to third
- R. Clemens grounded out to shortstop
- W. Taveras grounded out to third

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Houston 0, Chi Cubs 0

  Bottom 3rd: Chi Cubs
- S. Mitre flied out to center
- J. Hairston Jr. flied out to deep left
- N. Perez grounded bunt out to pitcher

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Houston 0, Chi Cubs 0

  Top 4th: Houston
- T. Self walked
- C. Biggio doubled to deep left, T. Self to third
- L. Berkman grounded out to first
- M. Lamb reached on fielder's choice, T. Self scored, C. Biggio to third
- M. Ensberg grounded into fielder's choice, C. Biggio scored, M. Lamb out at second
- M. Ensberg stole second
- A. Everett struck out looking

2 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Houston 2, Chi Cubs 0

  Bottom 4th: Chi Cubs
- D. Lee struck out swinging
- J. Burnitz flied out to left
- A. Ramirez struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Houston 2, Chi Cubs 0

  Top 5th: Houston
- B. Ausmus grounded out to shortstop
- R. Clemens struck out looking
- W. Taveras singled to right
- W. Taveras stole second
- T. Self lined out to right

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Houston 2, Chi Cubs 0

  Bottom 5th: Chi Cubs
- M. Barrett grounded out to shortstop
- J. Dubois struck out swinging
- E. Wilson walked
- S. Mitre grounded into fielder's choice, E. Wilson out at second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Houston 2, Chi Cubs 0

  Top 6th: Houston
- C. Biggio singled to left
- L. Berkman grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, C. Biggio out at second
- M. Lamb grounded out to third

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Houston 2, Chi Cubs 0

  Bottom 6th: Chi Cubs
- D. Wheeler relieved R. Clemens
- J. Hairston Jr. struck out looking
- N. Perez flied out to left
- D. Lee struck out looking

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Houston 2, Chi Cubs 0

  Top 7th: Houston
- M. Ensberg grounded out to shortstop
- A. Everett doubled to left
- B. Ausmus grounded out to second, A. Everett to third
- J. Vizcaino hit for D. Wheeler
- J. Vizcaino struck out looking

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Houston 2, Chi Cubs 0

  Bottom 7th: Chi Cubs
- C. Qualls relieved D. Wheeler
- J. Burnitz grounded out to first
- A. Ramirez grounded out to shortstop
- M. Barrett grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Houston 2, Chi Cubs 0

  Top 8th: Houston
- W. Ohman relieved S. Mitre
- W. Taveras doubled to left
- T. Self sacrificed to catcher, W. Taveras to third
- M. Wuertz relieved W. Ohman
- C. Biggio struck out swinging
- L. Berkman struck out swinging

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Houston 2, Chi Cubs 0

  Bottom 8th: Chi Cubs
- E. Bruntlett at second
- J. Dubois doubled to deep right
- E. Wilson flied out to left
- T. Hollandsworth hit for M. Wuertz
- T. Hollandsworth singled to center, J. Dubois scored
- B. Lidge relieved C. Qualls
- O. Palmeiro in left field
- T. Hollandsworth to second on wild pitch
- J. Hairston Jr. walked
- N. Perez grounded into fielder's choice, T. Hollandsworth out at third, J. Hairston Jr. to second
- D. Lee walked, J. Hairston Jr. to third, N. Perez to second
- J. Burnitz singled to right, N. Perez and J. Hairston Jr. scored, D. Lee to third
- D. Lee scored, J. Burnitz to second on wild pitch
- A. Ramirez flied out to right

4 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Houston 2, Chi Cubs 4

  Top 9th: Houston
- R. Dempster relieved M. Wuertz
- C. Patterson in center field
- T. Hollandsworth in left field
- M. Lamb grounded out to second
 
 Top Batters
 Houston
C. Biggio C. Biggio
2-4
0 RBI
 Chi Cubs
J. Burnitz J. Burnitz
1-4
2 RBI