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

(3-5)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Houston 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 7 1
Chi Cubs 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 7 3
WP: C. Sampson (1-0)
LP: J. Marquis (0-1)
(3-5)
  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Houston
- C. Biggio grounded out to shortstop
- M. Ensberg doubled to left
- L. Berkman singled to right, M. Ensberg to third
- C. Lee singled to right, M. Ensberg scored, L. Berkman to third
- L. Scott doubled to deep center, C. Lee and L. Berkman scored
- C. Burke struck out swinging
- A. Everett grounded out to shortstop

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

  Bottom 1st: Chi Cubs
- A. Soriano hit by pitch
- J. Jones grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, A. Soriano out at second
- D. Lee popped out to first

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

  Top 2nd: Houston
- B. Ausmus grounded out to second
- C. Sampson flied out to left center
- C. Biggio struck out swinging

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

  Bottom 2nd: Chi Cubs
- A. Ramirez singled to left
- C. Floyd grounded into fielder's choice, A. Ramirez out at second
- M. Barrett flied out to right
- M. DeRosa struck out looking

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

  Top 3rd: Houston
- M. Ensberg flied out to left
- L. Berkman walked
- C. Lee struck out swinging
- L. Scott grounded out to shortstop

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

  Bottom 3rd: Chi Cubs
- C. Izturis grounded out to shortstop
- J. Marquis struck out swinging
- A. Soriano flied out to center

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

  Top 4th: Houston
- C. Burke safe at first on shortstop C. Izturis' throwing error
- A. Everett reached on fielder's choice, C. Burke to second on shortstop C. Izturis' fielding error
- B. Ausmus grounded into double play second to first, C. Burke to third, A. Everett out at second
- C. Sampson grounded out to shortstop

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

  Bottom 4th: Chi Cubs
- J. Jones grounded out to first
- D. Lee singled to center
- A. Ramirez flied out to center
- C. Floyd singled to left, D. Lee to second
- M. Barrett flied out to right center

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

  Top 5th: Houston
- C. Biggio safe at first on shortstop C. Izturis' fielding error
- M. Ensberg grounded out to shortstop, C. Biggio to second
- L. Berkman walked
- C. Lee walked, C. Biggio to third, L. Berkman to second
- L. Scott grounded out to second, C. Biggio scored, L. Berkman to third, C. Lee to second
- C. Burke walked
- A. Everett fouled out to first

1 runs, 0 hits, 1 errors
Houston 4, Chi Cubs 0

  Bottom 5th: Chi Cubs
- M. DeRosa grounded out to shortstop
- C. Izturis walked
- R. Theriot hit for J. Marquis
- J. Marquis grounded out to shortstop, C. Izturis to second
- A. Soriano struck out swinging

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

  Top 6th: Houston
- A. Guzman relieved J. Marquis
- B. Ausmus doubled to deep left
- O. Palmeiro hit for C. Sampson
- O. Palmeiro grounded out to second, B. Ausmus to third
- C. Biggio struck out swinging
- M. Ensberg grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Houston 4, Chi Cubs 0

  Bottom 6th: Chi Cubs
- R. White relieved C. Sampson
- J. Jones grounded out to second
- D. Lee struck out looking
- A. Ramirez grounded out to shortstop

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

  Top 7th: Houston
- L. Berkman struck out swinging
- C. Lee singled to right center
- L. Scott grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, C. Lee out at second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Houston 4, Chi Cubs 0

  Bottom 7th: Chi Cubs
- C. Floyd lined out to center
- M. Barrett grounded out to pitcher
- M. DeRosa lined out to pitcher

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

  Top 8th: Houston
- C. Burke grounded out to third
- A. Everett singled to left
- A. Everett to second on wild pitch
- B. Ausmus lined out to shortstop
- M. Lamb hit for R. White
- M. Lamb walked
- C. Biggio flied out to center

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Houston 4, Chi Cubs 0

  Bottom 8th: Chi Cubs
- C. Qualls relieved R. White
- C. Izturis safe at first on second baseman C. Biggio's fielding error
- D. Ward hit for A. Guzman
- D. Ward grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, C. Izturis out at second
- A. Soriano grounded out to first

0 runs, 0 hits, 1 errors
Houston 4, Chi Cubs 0

  Top 9th: Houston
- S. Eyre relieved A. Guzman
- M. Ensberg struck out swinging
- L. Berkman grounded out to second
- C. Lee flied out to deep right

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

  Bottom 9th: Chi Cubs
- D. Wheeler relieved C. Qualls
- J. Jones doubled to deep left
- D. Lee singled to right center, J. Jones scored
- A. Ramirez struck out swinging
- C. Floyd singled to right, D. Lee to second
- M. Barrett struck out looking
- M. DeRosa singled to center, D. Lee scored, C. Floyd to second
- M. Murton hit for C. Izturis
- M. Murton popped out to first

2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors
Houston 4, Chi Cubs 2
 
 Top Batters
 Houston
L. Scott L. Scott
1-4
3 RBI
 Chi Cubs
D. Lee D. Lee
2-4
1 RBI