Houston 3, Chi Cubs 1
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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Chi Cubs 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 8 0
Houston 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 X 3 6 1
WP: R. Clemens (13-8) S: B. Lidge (41)
LP: J. Williams (6-10)
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  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Chi Cubs
- J. Macias singled to left
- N. Perez grounded into fielder's choice, J. Macias out at second
- D. Lee walked, N. Perez to second
- N. Garciaparra grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, D. Lee out at second

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

  Bottom 1st: Houston
- C. Biggio homered to deep left
- W. Taveras grounded out to pitcher
- M. Ensberg grounded out to third
- L. Berkman walked
- M. Lamb singled to left, L. Berkman to second
- J. Lane popped out to shallow right

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

  Top 2nd: Chi Cubs
- J. Burnitz struck out swinging
- M. Barrett safe at first on second baseman C. Biggio's fielding error
- M. Murton grounded out to pitcher, M. Barrett to second
- C. Patterson grounded out to second

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

  Bottom 2nd: Houston
- B. Ausmus grounded out to third
- A. Everett lined out to shortstop
- R. Clemens flied out to left

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

  Top 3rd: Chi Cubs
- J. Williams struck out swinging
- J. Macias struck out swinging
- N. Perez grounded out to third

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

  Bottom 3rd: Houston
- C. Biggio grounded out to third
- W. Taveras grounded out to shortstop
- M. Ensberg walked
- L. Berkman grounded out to second

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

  Top 4th: Chi Cubs
- D. Lee struck out swinging
- N. Garciaparra singled to right
- J. Burnitz singled to center, N. Garciaparra to second
- M. Barrett singled to right, N. Garciaparra to third, J. Burnitz to second
- M. Murton hit sacrifice fly to deep right, N. Garciaparra scored, J. Burnitz to third, M. Barrett to second
- C. Patterson intentionally walked
- J. Williams struck out looking

1 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 1, Houston 1

  Bottom 4th: Houston
- M. Lamb grounded out to second
- J. Lane grounded out to shortstop
- B. Ausmus grounded out to second

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

  Top 5th: Chi Cubs
- J. Macias singled to center
- N. Perez grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, J. Macias out at second
- D. Lee walked
- N. Garciaparra grounded into fielder's choice, D. Lee out at second

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

  Bottom 5th: Houston
- A. Everett struck out swinging
- R. Clemens struck out swinging
- C. Biggio struck out looking

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

  Top 6th: Chi Cubs
- J. Burnitz grounded out to catcher
- M. Barrett grounded out to shortstop
- M. Murton grounded out to pitcher

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

  Bottom 6th: Houston
- W. Taveras doubled to deep left center
- M. Ensberg popped out to third
- L. Berkman hit by pitch
- M. Lamb grounded into fielder's choice, W. Taveras to third, L. Berkman out at second
- J. Lane singled to left, W. Taveras scored, M. Lamb to second
- B. Ausmus popped out to second

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

  Top 7th: Chi Cubs
- C. Patterson reached on bunt single to catcher
- J. Williams sacrificed to pitcher, C. Patterson to second
- J. Macias flied out to left
- N. Perez grounded out to pitcher

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

  Bottom 7th: Houston
- A. Everett singled to shortstop
- C. Burke hit for R. Clemens
- C. Burke reached on bunt single to first, A. Everett to second
- C. Biggio grounded into fielder's choice, A. Everett to third, C. Burke out at second
- J. Bagwell hit for W. Taveras
- J. Bagwell grounded out to third, A. Everett scored, C. Biggio to second
- M. Ensberg flied out to center

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 1, Houston 3

  Top 8th: Chi Cubs
- D. Wheeler relieved R. Clemens
- C. Gipson in center field
- D. Lee struck out looking
- N. Garciaparra grounded out to shortstop
- J. Burnitz singled to right
- M. Barrett singled to left, J. Burnitz to third
- M. Murton grounded into fielder's choice, M. Barrett out at second

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 1, Houston 3

  Bottom 8th: Houston
- W. Ohman relieved J. Williams
- L. Berkman struck out swinging
- M. Lamb struck out swinging
- M. Wuertz relieved W. Ohman
- J. Lane struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 1, Houston 3

  Top 9th: Chi Cubs
- O. Palmeiro in left field
- E. Bruntlett at second
- L. Berkman at first
- B. Lidge relieved D. Wheeler
- C. Patterson struck out swinging
- T. Walker hit for M. Wuertz
- T. Walker grounded out to second
- J. Macias grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 1, Houston 3
 
 Top Batters
 Chi Cubs
J. Macias J. Macias
2-5
0 RBI
 Houston
C. Biggio C. Biggio
1-4, 1 HR
1 RBI