Chi Cubs 4, Houston 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(79-81)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chi Cubs 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 4 11 0
Houston 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 6 1
WP: R. Novoa (4-5) S: R. Dempster (33)
LP: B. Lidge (4-4)
(87-73)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 2nd: Houston
- M. Lamb homered to deep left
Top 6th: Chi Cubs
- D. Lee hit sacrifice fly to right, R. Theriot scored
Top 8th: Chi Cubs
- N. Garciaparra doubled to center, N. Perez scored, D. Lee out at home
Bot 8th: Houston
- L. Berkman homered to deep left, W. Taveras scored
Top 9th: Chi Cubs
- M. Barrett doubled to left, M. Murton scored, J. Burnitz to third
- T. Walker singled to right, M. Barrett scored, C. Patterson to second
 Chi Cubs
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
R. Theriot 2b 5 1 1 0 0 0 3 .154
N. Perez ss 5 1 2 0 0 0 2 .273
D. Lee 1b 3 0 1 1 0 1 2 .338
N. Garciaparra 3b 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 .284
M. Murton lf 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .323
J. Burnitz rf 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .256
M. Barrett c 4 1 2 1 0 1 0 .272
C. Patterson cf 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .214
C. Zambrano p 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 .300
    J. Macias ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .257
    R. Novoa p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    T. Walker ph 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .306
    R. Cedeno pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .300
    R. Dempster p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .071
 Totals 37 4 11 4 0 7 11  
 Batting
2B - R Theriot (1, A Pettitte); N Garciaparra (12, C Qualls); M Barrett (32, B Lidge).
SF - D Lee.
RBI - D Lee (107), N Garciaparra (30), M Barrett (59), T Walker (40).
2-out RBI - N Garciaparra.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - N Perez 1, M Murton 1.
Team LOB - 7.
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Biggio 2b 5 0 1 0 0 1 1 .263
W. Taveras cf 4 1 1 0 0 2 1 .290
    O. Palmeiro ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .286
M. Ensberg 3b 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .283
L. Berkman lf-1b 3 1 1 2 1 1 0 .297
M. Lamb 1b 3 1 1 1 1 1 0 .232
    B. Lidge p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
J. Lane rf 3 0 0 0 1 0 3 .265
A. Everett ss 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .247
B. Ausmus c 3 0 2 0 1 0 0 .263
    C. Burke pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .246
A. Pettitte p 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .081
    J. Bagwell ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .255
    C. Qualls p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    C. Gipson lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .182
 Totals 32 3 6 3 5 9 9  
 Batting
2B - C Biggio (39, C Zambrano).
HR - M Lamb (12, 2nd inning off C Zambrano 0 on, 1 Out), L Berkman (24, 8th inning off R Novoa 1 on, 1 Out).
S - C Gipson.
RBI - M Lamb (52), L Berkman 2 (82).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Lane 2, O Palmeiro 1, C Biggio 1, W Taveras 1.
Team LOB - 8.
 Fielding
E - A Everett (14, ground ball).
Outfield assists - W Taveras (D Lee at Home).
 Chi Cubs
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. Zambrano 7.0 4 1 1 3 8 1 3.26
R. Novoa (W, 4-5; BS, 5) 1.0 2 2 2 1 1 1 4.43
R. Dempster (S, 33) 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3.13
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
A. Pettitte 7.0 5 1 1 0 6 0 2.39
C. Qualls 1.0 2 1 0 0 1 0 3.32
B. Lidge (L, 4-4; BS, 4) 1.0 4 2 2 0 0 0 2.36
Pitches-strikes - C Zambrano 116-72; R Novoa 14-7; R Dempster 19-11; A Pettitte 95-60; C Qualls 17-10; B Lidge 25-15.
Ground balls-fly balls - C Zambrano 7-6; R Novoa 0-2; R Dempster 2-1; A Pettitte 8-7; C Qualls 1-0; B Lidge 2-1.
Batters faced - C Zambrano 28; R Novoa 6; R Dempster 4; A Pettitte 26; C Qualls 5; B Lidge 7.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Ed Rapuano. 1B--C.B. Bucknor. 2B--Phil Cuzzi. 3B--Jerry Crawford.
Time: 2:41.
Attendance: 41,304.
Weather: 83 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, in from center.

Updated on Friday, Sep 30, 2005 10:57 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Chi Cubs
M. Barrett M. Barrett
2-4
1 RBI
 Houston
L. Berkman L. Berkman
1-3, 1 HR
2 RBI