Chi Cubs 9, Houston 0
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(58-40)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chi Cubs 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 5 9 13 0
Houston 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 1
WP: R. Dempster (11-4)
LP: B. Backe (6-10)
(46-52)
  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 doubled to deep left
- D. Lee doubled to deep center, K. Fukudome scored
- A. Ramirez flied out to deep center
- J. Edmonds singled to shallow center, D. Lee scored
- M. DeRosa grounded into fielder's choice, J. Edmonds out at second

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

  Bottom 1st: Houston
- K. Matsui lined out to left
- D. Erstad grounded out to first
- L. Berkman grounded out to second

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

  Top 2nd: Chi Cubs
- G. Soto struck out swinging
- M. Fontenot popped out to first
- R. Dempster popped out to third

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

  Bottom 2nd: Houston
- C. Lee singled to left
- M. Tejada grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, C. Lee out at second
- G. Blum flied out to right center

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

  Top 3rd: Chi Cubs
- R. Theriot grounded out to first
- K. Fukudome struck out swinging
- D. Lee struck out swinging

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

  Bottom 3rd: Houston
- H. Pence grounded out to pitcher
- J.R. Towles grounded out to shortstop
- B. Backe struck out swinging

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

  Top 4th: Chi Cubs
- A. Ramirez flied out to center
- J. Edmonds struck out swinging
- M. DeRosa struck out swinging

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

  Bottom 4th: Houston
- K. Matsui grounded out to first
- D. Erstad grounded out to third
- L. Berkman singled to left
- C. Lee fouled out to right

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

  Top 5th: Chi Cubs
- G. Soto struck out swinging
- M. Fontenot homered to deep right
- R. Dempster grounded out to second
- R. Theriot singled to right center
- K. Fukudome flied out to center

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

  Bottom 5th: Houston
- M. Tejada singled to left
- G. Blum singled to deep right, M. Tejada to second
- H. Pence singled to shortstop, M. Tejada to third, G. Blum to second
- J.R. Towles struck out swinging
- B. Backe struck out looking
- K. Matsui fouled out to third

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

  Top 6th: Chi Cubs
- D. Lee struck out swinging
- A. Ramirez struck out looking
- J. Edmonds singled to deep left
- M. DeRosa grounded into fielder's choice, J. Edmonds out at second

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

  Bottom 6th: Houston
- D. Erstad struck out swinging
- L. Berkman struck out swinging
- C. Lee singled to center
- M. Tejada flied out to right

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

  Top 7th: Chi Cubs
- G. Soto grounded out to third
- M. Fontenot singled to shortstop
- R. Dempster sacrificed to pitcher, M. Fontenot to second
- R. Theriot singled to left, M. Fontenot scored, R. Theriot to second advancing on throw
- W. Wright relieved B. Backe
- K. Fukudome flied out to center

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

  Bottom 7th: Houston
- G. Blum popped out to third
- H. Pence grounded out to third
- J.R. Towles walked
- D. Newhan hit for W. Wright
- D. Newhan flied out to center

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

  Top 8th: Chi Cubs
- C. Sampson relieved W. Wright
- D. Lee grounded out to third
- A. Ramirez grounded out to third
- J. Edmonds flied out to center

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

  Bottom 8th: Houston
- K. Matsui struck out swinging
- D. Erstad struck out swinging
- L. Berkman lined out to right center

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

  Top 9th: Chi Cubs
- M. DeRosa doubled to deep right
- G. Soto safe at first on third baseman G. Blum's fielding error
- M. Fontenot doubled to deep left, M. DeRosa and G. Soto scored
- R. Dempster grounded out to third, M. Fontenot to third
- R. Theriot singled to shallow right center, M. Fontenot scored
- T. Byrdak relieved C. Sampson
- K. Fukudome doubled to deep left center, R. Theriot to third
- C. Paronto relieved T. Byrdak
- D. Lee singled to center, R. Theriot and K. Fukudome scored
- A. Ramirez grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, D. Lee out at second

5 runs, 5 hits, 1 errors
Chi Cubs 9, Houston 0

  Bottom 9th: Houston
- C. Marmol relieved R. Dempster
- C. Lee grounded out to third
- M. Tejada grounded out to shortstop
- G. Blum fouled out to third

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 9, Houston 0
 
 Top Batters
 Chi Cubs
M. Fontenot Mike Fontenot
3-4, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Houston
C. Lee Carlos Lee
2-4