Chi Cubs 8, Houston 6, 18 innings
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(51-68)
  Final 18 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 R H E
Chi Cubs 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 8 16 0
Houston 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 16 0
WP: R. Hill (3-5)
LP: D. Borkowski (1-1)
(57-62)
  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9    10    11    12    13    14    15    16    17    18
  Top 1st: Chi Cubs
- J. Pierre tripled to deep right
- C. Izturis singled to center, J. Pierre scored
- A. Pagan grounded out to second, C. Izturis to second
- A. Ramirez struck out looking
- J. Jones hit by pitch
- J. Mabry struck out swinging

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

  Bottom 1st: Houston
- W. Taveras singled to center
- C. Biggio flied out to deep center
- M. Lamb grounded out to pitcher, W. Taveras to second
- L. Berkman struck out looking

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

  Top 2nd: Chi Cubs
- R. Cedeno homered to deep left
- H. Blanco singled to shortstop
- J. Mateo sacrificed to pitcher, H. Blanco to second
- J. Pierre grounded out to second, H. Blanco to third
- C. Izturis grounded out to second

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

  Bottom 2nd: Houston
- L. Scott singled to right
- A. Huff lined out to center
- A. Everett fouled out to third
- B. Ausmus flied out to deep right center

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

  Top 3rd: Chi Cubs
- A. Pagan grounded out to first
- A. Ramirez struck out swinging
- J. Jones lined out to center

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

  Bottom 3rd: Houston
- R. Clemens grounded out to shortstop
- W. Taveras lined out to second
- C. Biggio flied out to right

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

  Top 4th: Chi Cubs
- J. Mabry singled to right
- R. Cedeno sacrificed to third, J. Mabry to second
- H. Blanco grounded out to third
- J. Mateo flied out to right center

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

  Bottom 4th: Houston
- M. Lamb singled to center
- L. Berkman walked, M. Lamb to second
- L. Scott flied out to deep left center, M. Lamb to third
- A. Huff doubled to deep center, L. Berkman and M. Lamb scored, A. Huff out at third
- A. Everett lined out to first

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

  Top 5th: Chi Cubs
- J. Pierre grounded out to shortstop
- C. Izturis grounded out to second
- A. Pagan walked
- A. Ramirez singled to right center, A. Pagan to third
- J. Jones homered to deep center, A. Ramirez and A. Pagan scored
- J. Mabry struck out swinging

3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 5, Houston 2

  Bottom 5th: Houston
- B. Ausmus flied out to center
- R. Clemens hit by pitch
- W. Taveras struck out looking
- C. Biggio popped out to shallow right center

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 5, Houston 2

  Top 6th: Chi Cubs
- R. Cedeno popped out to second
- H. Blanco grounded out to shortstop
- R. Theriot hit for J. Mateo
- R. Theriot hit by pitch
- R. Theriot stole second
- J. Pierre struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 5, Houston 2

  Bottom 6th: Houston
- W. Ohman relieved J. Mateo
- M. Lamb popped out to second
- L. Berkman flied out to deep left center
- L. Scott singled to center
- A. Huff singled to center, L. Scott to second
- M. Wuertz relieved W. Ohman
- A. Everett tripled to left, A. Huff and L. Scott scored
- B. Ausmus walked
- O. Palmeiro hit for R. Clemens
- O. Palmeiro doubled to right, A. Everett and B. Ausmus scored, O. Palmeiro out at third

4 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 5, Houston 6

  Top 7th: Chi Cubs
- C. Qualls relieved R. Clemens
- C. Izturis singled to center
- A. Pagan grounded into fielder's choice, C. Izturis out at second
- A. Ramirez struck out swinging
- J. Jones struck out swinging

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 5, Houston 6

  Bottom 7th: Houston
- D. Aardsma relieved M. Wuertz
- W. Taveras struck out swinging
- C. Biggio flied out to center
- S. Eyre relieved D. Aardsma
- M. Murton in left field
- M. Lamb struck out looking

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 5, Houston 6

  Top 8th: Chi Cubs
- D. Wheeler relieved C. Qualls
- L. Berkman at first
- J. Lane in right field
- J. Mabry flied out to deep center
- R. Cedeno lined out to right
- M. Barrett hit for H. Blanco
- M. Barrett flied out to right center

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 5, Houston 6

  Bottom 8th: Houston
- M. Barrett catching
- L. Berkman flied out to right
- L. Scott singled to center
- L. Scott to second on wild pitch
- A. Huff singled to first, L. Scott to third
- B. Howry relieved S. Eyre
- L. Scott out at home, A. Huff to second
- A. Everett flied out to center

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 5, Houston 6

  Top 9th: Chi Cubs
- C. Burke at second
- B. Lidge relieved D. Wheeler
- M. Murton homered to deep left
- J. Pierre flied out to center
- C. Izturis singled to left
- P. Nevin hit for B. Howry
- P. Nevin struck out swinging
- A. Ramirez singled to center, C. Izturis to second
- T. Miller relieved T. Miller
- J. Jones grounded out to second

1 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 6, Houston 6

  Bottom 9th: Houston
- R. Novoa relieved B. Howry
- B. Ausmus flied out to right
- J. Lane flied out to center
- W. Taveras flied out to center

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

  Top 10th: Chi Cubs
- J. Mabry struck out looking
- R. Springer relieved T. Miller
- R. Cedeno flied out to deep center
- M. Barrett singled to left center
- M. Murton struck out swinging

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 6, Houston 6

  Bottom 10th: Houston
- C. Burke doubled to left center
- M. Ensberg hit for R. Springer
- M. Ensberg flied out to deep center, C. Burke to third
- L. Berkman intentionally walked
- L. Scott intentionally walked, L. Berkman to second
- A. Huff grounded into fielder's choice, C. Burke out at home, L. Berkman to third, L. Scott to second
- A. Everett popped out to second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 6, Houston 6

  Top 11th: Chi Cubs
- M. Ensberg at third
- F. Nieve relieved R. Springer
- J. Pierre walked
- C. Izturis popped bunt out to catcher
- N. Perez hit for R. Novoa
- N. Perez grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, J. Pierre out at second

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

  Bottom 11th: Houston
- A. Guzman relieved R. Novoa
- B. Ausmus grounded out to first
- J. Lane flied out to center
- W. Taveras flied out to deep right

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

  Top 12th: Chi Cubs
- A. Ramirez flied out to deep center
- J. Jones flied out to deep center
- J. Mabry fouled out to third

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

  Bottom 12th: Houston
- C. Burke singled to center
- M. Ensberg walked, C. Burke to second
- L. Berkman grounded into fielder's choice, C. Burke out at third, M. Ensberg to second
- L. Scott flied out to right
- E. Munson hit for F. Nieve
- E. Munson struck out swinging

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 6, Houston 6

  Top 13th: Chi Cubs
- L. Berkman in left field
- D. Borkowski relieved F. Nieve
- E. Munson at first
- R. Cedeno flied out to right
- M. Barrett grounded out to first
- M. Murton flied out to right

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

  Bottom 13th: Houston
- A. Everett struck out swinging
- B. Ausmus doubled to deep right
- J. Lane struck out swinging
- W. Taveras flied out to deep right

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 6, Houston 6

  Top 14th: Chi Cubs
- J. Pierre lined out to right
- C. Izturis singled to left
- C. Zambrano hit for A. Guzman
- C. Zambrano grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, C. Izturis out at second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 6, Houston 6

  Bottom 14th: Houston
- R. Dempster relieved A. Guzman
- C. Burke singled to left
- M. Ensberg flied out to right
- L. Berkman struck out swinging, C. Burke stole second
- D. Borkowski grounded out to first

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 6, Houston 6

  Top 15th: Chi Cubs
- A. Ramirez flied out to right
- J. Jones struck out looking

  Bottom 15th: Houston
- E. Munson singled to right
- A. Everett sacrificed to pitcher, E. Munson to second
- B. Ausmus walked
- J. Lane flied out to left
- W. Taveras grounded into fielder's choice, B. Ausmus out at second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 6, Houston 6

  Top 16th: Chi Cubs
- R. Cedeno flied out to center
- M. Barrett popped out to second
- M. Murton grounded out to shortstop

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

  Bottom 16th: Houston
- C. Burke hit by pitch
- M. Ensberg grounded into fielder's choice, C. Burke out at second
- L. Berkman struck out swinging
- D. Borkowski grounded out to second

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

  Top 17th: Chi Cubs
- J. Pierre grounded out to shortstop
- C. Izturis flied out to center
- C. Marmol hit for R. Dempster
- C. Marmol struck out swinging

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

  Bottom 17th: Houston
- R. Hill relieved R. Dempster
- E. Munson struck out swinging
- A. Everett grounded out to second
- B. Ausmus singled to center
- J. Lane struck out swinging

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 6, Houston 6

  Top 18th: Chi Cubs
- A. Ramirez doubled to deep right center
- J. Jones singled to right, A. Ramirez to third
- J. Mabry fouled out to third
- R. Cedeno grounded out to third, J. Jones to second
- M. Barrett intentionally walked
- M. Murton singled to right, A. Ramirez and J. Jones scored, M. Barrett to third
- J. Pierre grounded out to first

2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 8, Houston 6

  Bottom 18th: Houston
- W. Taveras flied out to center
- C. Burke grounded out to third
- M. Ensberg struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 8, Houston 6
 
 Top Batters
 Chi Cubs
J. Jones J. Jones
2-7, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Houston
A. Huff A. Huff
3-5
2 RBI