Houston 3, Chi Cubs 0
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(72-66)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Houston 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 7 0
Chi Cubs 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 2
WP: R. Oswalt (13-9) S: J. Valverde (38)
LP: J. Marquis (9-8)
(85-53)
  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Houston
- D. Erstad struck out swinging
- T. Wigginton grounded out to third
- M. Tejada grounded out to third

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

  Bottom 1st: Chi Cubs
- A. Soriano grounded out to third
- K. Fukudome popped out to center
- D. Lee struck out looking

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

  Top 2nd: Houston
- L. Berkman singled to right
- G. Blum grounded into double play shortstop to first, L. Berkman out at second
- H. Pence doubled to deep center
- J. Castillo flied out to deep center

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

  Bottom 2nd: Chi Cubs
- A. Ramirez flied out to deep center
- M. DeRosa grounded out to shortstop
- J. Edmonds grounded out to pitcher

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

  Top 3rd: Houston
- B. Ausmus struck out swinging
- R. Oswalt singled to shortstop
- D. Erstad struck out swinging
- T. Wigginton popped out to right center

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

  Bottom 3rd: Chi Cubs
- G. Soto singled to center
- R. Theriot grounded into fielder's choice, G. Soto out at second
- J. Marquis sacrificed to pitcher, R. Theriot to second
- A. Soriano popped out to shallow center

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

  Top 4th: Houston
- M. Tejada tripled to left
- L. Berkman walked
- G. Blum hit sacrifice fly to center, M. Tejada scored, L. Berkman to second
- L. Berkman stole third
- H. Pence singled to center, L. Berkman scored
- J. Castillo struck out swinging
- B. Ausmus fouled out to first

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

  Bottom 4th: Chi Cubs
- K. Fukudome grounded out to second
- D. Lee flied out to right
- A. Ramirez flied out to right

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

  Top 5th: Houston
- R. Oswalt struck out looking
- D. Erstad safe at first on third baseman A. Ramirez's fielding error
- T. Wigginton walked, D. Erstad to second
- M. Tejada grounded out to second, D. Erstad to third, T. Wigginton to second
- L. Berkman intentionally walked
- G. Blum struck out swinging

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

  Bottom 5th: Chi Cubs
- M. DeRosa flied out to deep right
- J. Edmonds struck out swinging
- G. Soto grounded out to shortstop

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

  Top 6th: Houston
- H. Pence struck out looking
- J. Castillo struck out swinging
- B. Ausmus flied out to center

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

  Bottom 6th: Chi Cubs
- R. Theriot singled to second
- M. Fontenot hit for J. Marquis
- M. Fontenot struck out swinging
- A. Soriano grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, R. Theriot out at second

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

  Top 7th: Houston
- J. Samardzija relieved J. Marquis
- R. Oswalt struck out swinging
- D. Erstad flied out to deep left
- T. Wigginton grounded out to pitcher

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

  Bottom 7th: Chi Cubs
- K. Fukudome grounded out to shortstop
- D. Lee grounded out to second
- A. Ramirez flied out to deep right

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

  Top 8th: Houston
- M. Tejada singled to right center
- L. Berkman singled to right center, M. Tejada to third
- M. Tejada scored, L. Berkman to second on wild pitch, L. Berkman to third on G. Soto's throwing error
- G. Blum struck out swinging
- H. Pence walked
- J. Castillo popped out to shallow right
- M. Wuertz relieved J. Samardzija
- H. Pence caught stealing, catcher to second

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

  Bottom 8th: Chi Cubs
- M. DeRosa flied out to right
- J. Edmonds flied out to deep center
- G. Soto grounded out to second

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

  Top 9th: Houston
- B. Ausmus grounded out to second
- R. Oswalt struck out looking
- D. Erstad grounded out to pitcher

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

  Bottom 9th: Chi Cubs
- D. Erstad in left field
- M. Bourn in center field
- R. Theriot grounded out to shortstop
- D. Ward hit for M. Wuertz
- D. Ward singled to left
- A. Soriano singled to left, D. Ward to second
- J. Valverde relieved R. Oswalt
- K. Fukudome grounded into fielder's choice, D. Ward to third, A. Soriano out at second
- K. Fukudome to second on fielder's indifference
- D. Lee flied out to deep right

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Houston 3, Chi Cubs 0
 
 Top Batters
 Houston
H. Pence Hunter Pence
2-3
1 RBI
 Chi Cubs
G. Soto Geovany Soto
1-3