Chi Cubs 6, Houston 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(75-71)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chi Cubs 4 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 6 11 0
Houston 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 8 2
WP: S. Trachsel (1-2)
LP: W. Williams (8-15)
(63-83)
  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Chi Cubs
- A. Soriano homered to deep left
- M. Fontenot singled to third
- C. Floyd walked, M. Fontenot to second
- A. Ramirez homered to deep left, C. Floyd and M. Fontenot scored
- D. Ward grounded out to second
- J. Kendall singled to left
- J. Jones singled to first, J. Kendall to third, J. Jones to second on first baseman L. Berkman's throwing error
- R. Theriot intentionally walked
- S. Trachsel struck out swinging
- A. Soriano flied out to center

4 runs, 5 hits, 1 errors
Chi Cubs 4, Houston 0

  Bottom 1st: Houston
- H. Pence doubled to right center
- C. Biggio sacrificed to first, H. Pence to third
- L. Berkman popped out to shortstop
- C. Lee popped out to third

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

  Top 2nd: Chi Cubs
- M. Fontenot doubled to left
- C. Floyd popped out to shallow center
- A. Ramirez grounded out to second, M. Fontenot to third
- D. Ward popped out to second

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

  Bottom 2nd: Houston
- M. Lamb struck out swinging
- L. Scott tripled to deep left center
- M. Loretta walked
- E. Munson grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, M. Loretta out at second

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

  Top 3rd: Chi Cubs
- J. Kendall flied out to center
- J. Jones grounded out to first
- R. Theriot flied out to center

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

  Bottom 3rd: Houston
- W. Williams singled to left
- H. Pence struck out swinging
- C. Biggio singled to center, W. Williams to second
- L. Berkman lined into double play second to shortstop, W. Williams out at second

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 4, Houston 0

  Top 4th: Chi Cubs
- S. Trachsel flied out to deep center
- A. Soriano flied out to center
- M. Fontenot grounded out to second

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

  Bottom 4th: Houston
- C. Lee homered to deep left
- M. Lamb grounded out to second
- L. Scott grounded out to pitcher
- M. Loretta homered to deep left
- E. Munson walked
- W. Williams struck out swinging

2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 4, Houston 2

  Top 5th: Chi Cubs
- C. Floyd grounded out to second
- A. Ramirez flied out to deep right
- D. Ward homered to deep right
- J. Kendall flied out to deep right center

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 5, Houston 2

  Bottom 5th: Houston
- H. Pence singled to center
- C. Biggio flied out to deep center
- L. Berkman walked, H. Pence to second
- C. Lee struck out swinging
- M. Lamb grounded out to pitcher

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 5, Houston 2

  Top 6th: Chi Cubs
- J. Jones singled to left
- R. Theriot grounded out to second, J. Jones to second
- C. Monroe hit for S. Trachsel
- C. Monroe singled to left, J. Jones to third
- A. Soriano struck out swinging
- M. Fontenot popped out to shallow left

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

  Bottom 6th: Houston
- S. Eyre relieved S. Trachsel
- L. Scott singled to center
- M. Loretta struck out looking
- C. Ransom hit for E. Munson
- C. Ransom grounded into double play second to first, L. Scott out at second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 5, Houston 2

  Top 7th: Chi Cubs
- H. Quintero catching
- C. Floyd homered to deep right
- A. Ramirez flied out to deep right center
- D. Ward singled to center
- J. Kendall flied out to left
- J. Jones fouled out to catcher

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

  Bottom 7th: Houston
- F. Pie in center field
- J. Jones in right field
- C. Burke hit for W. Williams
- K. Wood relieved S. Eyre
- C. Burke flied out to deep center
- H. Pence flied out to right
- C. Biggio struck out looking

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

  Top 8th: Chi Cubs
- T. Miller relieved W. Williams
- R. Theriot safe at first on third baseman M. Lamb's fielding error
- M. Murton hit for K. Wood
- M. Murton struck out swinging
- A. Soriano grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, R. Theriot out at second

0 runs, 0 hits, 1 errors
Chi Cubs 6, Houston 2

  Bottom 8th: Houston
- C. Marmol relieved K. Wood
- L. Berkman struck out swinging
- C. Lee flied out to center
- M. Lamb struck out swinging

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

  Top 9th: Chi Cubs
- D. Sarfate relieved T. Miller
- M. Fontenot popped out to shortstop
- F. Pie flied out to deep right center
- A. Ramirez grounded out to shortstop

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

  Bottom 9th: Houston
- L. Scott flied out to deep right
- M. Loretta grounded out to first
- J. Anderson hit for H. Quintero
- J. Anderson walked
- O. Palmeiro hit for D. Sarfate
- O. Palmeiro struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 6, Houston 2
 
 Top Batters
 Chi Cubs
A. Ramirez A. Ramirez
1-5, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Houston
C. Lee C. Lee
1-4, 1 HR
1 RBI