Chi Cubs 8, Houston 0
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chi Cubs 0 4 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 8 13 0
Houston 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
WP: C. Zambrano (4-3)
LP: T. Buchholz (3-5)
(27-31)
  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Chi Cubs
- J. Pierre grounded out to shortstop
- T. Womack grounded out to third
- M. Barrett grounded out to second

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

  Bottom 1st: Houston
- C. Biggio popped out to first
- C. Burke struck out swinging
- L. Berkman struck out looking

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

  Top 2nd: Chi Cubs
- T. Walker singled to left
- T. Walker to second on wild pitch
- A. Ramirez doubled to left, T. Walker scored
- J. Jones struck out swinging
- F. Bynum singled to shortstop, A. Ramirez to third
- F. Bynum stole second
- R. Cedeno grounded into fielder's choice, A. Ramirez out at home, F. Bynum to third
- C. Zambrano homered to deep right center, F. Bynum and R. Cedeno scored
- J. Pierre singled to left
- J. Pierre stole second
- T. Womack popped out to third

4 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 4, Houston 0

  Bottom 2nd: Houston
- M. Ensberg grounded out to third
- M. Lamb grounded out to first
- P. Wilson struck out swinging

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

  Top 3rd: Chi Cubs
- M. Barrett homered to deep left
- T. Walker grounded out to first
- A. Ramirez flied out to left
- J. Jones homered to deep left
- F. Bynum flied out to deep center

2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 6, Houston 0

  Bottom 3rd: Houston
- B. Ausmus flied out to deep center
- E. Bruntlett flied out to deep right
- T. Buchholz struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 6, Houston 0

  Top 4th: Chi Cubs
- R. Cedeno tripled to deep left
- C. Zambrano hit sacrifice fly to center, R. Cedeno scored
- J. Pierre walked
- J. Pierre stole second
- T. Womack flied out to left center
- M. Barrett flied out to center

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 7, Houston 0

  Bottom 4th: Houston
- C. Biggio grounded out to pitcher
- C. Burke lined out to left center
- L. Berkman popped out to shortstop

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 7, Houston 0

  Top 5th: Chi Cubs
- T. Walker singled to center
- A. Ramirez grounded out to second, T. Walker to second
- J. Jones singled to right, T. Walker scored
- F. Bynum struck out swinging
- R. Cedeno singled to center, J. Jones to second
- C. Zambrano grounded out to second

1 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 8, Houston 0

  Bottom 5th: Houston
- M. Ensberg walked
- M. Lamb grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, M. Ensberg out at second
- P. Wilson grounded out to third

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 8, Houston 0

  Top 6th: Chi Cubs
- D. Borkowski relieved T. Buchholz
- J. Pierre lined out to pitcher
- T. Womack grounded out to shortstop
- M. Barrett grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 8, Houston 0

  Bottom 6th: Houston
- B. Ausmus flied out to right center
- E. Bruntlett grounded out to third

  Top 7th: Chi Cubs
- T. Walker flied out to left
- A. Ramirez singled to center
- J. Jones flied out to deep right center

  Bottom 7th: Houston
- C. Biggio lined out to third
- C. Burke flied out to center
- L. Berkman struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 8, Houston 0

  Top 8th: Chi Cubs
- J. Lane in center field
- C. Burke at second
- R. Cedeno grounded out to third
- C. Zambrano grounded out to pitcher
- J. Pierre singled to left
- T. Womack grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 8, Houston 0

  Bottom 8th: Houston
- M. Ensberg struck out swinging
- M. Lamb walked
- P. Wilson singled to right, M. Lamb to second
- M. Lamb to third, P. Wilson to second on wild pitch
- B. Ausmus struck out swinging
- E. Bruntlett struck out swinging

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 8, Houston 0

  Top 9th: Chi Cubs
- M. Barrett struck out swinging
- J. Mabry hit for T. Walker
- J. Mabry grounded out to first
- P. Nevin hit for A. Ramirez
- P. Nevin struck out looking

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 8, Houston 0

  Bottom 9th: Houston
- J. Mabry at third
- P. Nevin at first
- M. Murton in left field
- F. Bynum in right field
- W. Ohman relieved C. Zambrano
- W. Taveras hit for D. Borkowski
- W. Taveras fouled out to first
- J. Lane flied out to left center
- C. Burke grounded out to third

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 8, Houston 0
 
 Top Batters
 Chi Cubs
C. Zambrano C. Zambrano
1-3, 1 HR
4 RBI
 Houston
P. Wilson P. Wilson
1-3
0 RBI