Houston 2, Chi Cubs 1
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(57-39)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chi Cubs 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 4 0
Houston 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 8 0
WP: G. Geary (2-1)
LP: B. Howry (3-3)
(45-51)
  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Chi Cubs
- R. Theriot flied out to right
- K. Fukudome flied out to deep center
- D. Lee flied out to left

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

  Bottom 1st: Houston
- K. Matsui struck out swinging
- D. Erstad lined out to right center
- L. Berkman lined out to shortstop

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

  Top 2nd: Chi Cubs
- A. Ramirez flied out to shallow right
- G. Soto singled to center
- J. Edmonds popped out to shortstop
- M. DeRosa fouled out to shallow right

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

  Bottom 2nd: Houston
- C. Lee grounded out to third
- M. Tejada singled to center
- H. Pence struck out swinging
- T. Wigginton flied out to deep center

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

  Top 3rd: Chi Cubs
- M. Fontenot struck out swinging
- T. Lilly grounded out to third
- R. Theriot doubled to deep center
- K. Fukudome flied out to deep left

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

  Bottom 3rd: Houston
- J.R. Towles struck out swinging
- B. Moehler struck out swinging
- K. Matsui tripled to deep center
- D. Erstad grounded out to second

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

  Top 4th: Chi Cubs
- D. Lee flied out to shallow left center
- A. Ramirez flied out to left center
- G. Soto popped out to shortstop

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

  Bottom 4th: Houston
- L. Berkman flied out to center
- C. Lee flied out to deep left
- M. Tejada flied out to center

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

  Top 5th: Chi Cubs
- J. Edmonds homered to deep left
- M. DeRosa flied out to deep right
- M. Fontenot doubled to deep left
- M. Fontenot to third on wild pitch
- T. Lilly struck out swinging
- R. Theriot walked
- K. Fukudome flied out to center

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

  Bottom 5th: Houston
- H. Pence singled to third
- H. Pence caught stealing, pitcher to first to shortstop
- T. Wigginton popped out to first
- J.R. Towles struck out swinging

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

  Top 6th: Chi Cubs
- D. Lee grounded out to shortstop
- A. Ramirez flied out to deep center
- G. Soto flied out to deep center

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

  Bottom 6th: Houston
- B. Moehler grounded bunt out to pitcher
- K. Matsui grounded out to shortstop
- D. Erstad walked
- L. Berkman flied out to deep right

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

  Top 7th: Chi Cubs
- J. Edmonds flied out to shallow left
- M. DeRosa struck out looking
- M. Fontenot flied out to deep center

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

  Bottom 7th: Houston
- C. Lee homered to deep left
- M. Tejada singled to right
- H. Pence singled to left, M. Tejada to second
- T. Wigginton struck out swinging
- M. Loretta hit for J.R. Towles
- M. Loretta flied out to deep center, M. Tejada to third
- G. Blum hit for B. Moehler
- G. Blum walked, H. Pence to second
- K. Matsui grounded into fielder's choice, G. Blum out at second

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

  Top 8th: Chi Cubs
- B. Ausmus catching
- G. Geary relieved B. Moehler
- D. Ward hit for T. Lilly
- D. Ward flied out to deep center
- R. Theriot grounded out to second
- K. Fukudome flied out to center

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

  Bottom 8th: Houston
- N. Cotts relieved T. Lilly
- D. Erstad flied out to left
- L. Berkman grounded out to third
- B. Howry relieved N. Cotts
- C. Lee grounded out to second

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

  Top 9th: Chi Cubs
- D. Lee struck out swinging
- A. Ramirez grounded out to shortstop
- G. Soto grounded out to third

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

  Bottom 9th: Houston
- M. Tejada ground rule double to deep right
- H. Pence doubled to left center, M. Tejada scored

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 1, Houston 2
 
 Top Batters
 Chi Cubs
J. Edmonds Jim Edmonds
1-3, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Houston
H. Pence Hunter Pence
3-4
1 RBI