Houston 3, Chi Cubs 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(52-100)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Houston 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 8 1
Chi Cubs 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 7 1
WP: B. Myers (6-13) S: M. Melancon (18)
LP: R. Dempster (10-13)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Houston
- J.D. Martinez singled to shallow center, J. Bourgeois scored, A. Sanchez to second
- C. Barmes singled to shallow center, A. Sanchez and J.D. Martinez scored, J. Paredes to third
Bot 1st: Chi Cubs
- B. LaHair hit sacrifice fly to right, S. Castro scored
Bot 8th: Chi Cubs
- A. Ramirez hit sacrifice fly to deep right, D. Barney scored
 Houston
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
J. Bourgeois cf-lf 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 .295
A. Sanchez 2b 4 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 .240
J.D. Martinez lf 5 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 .267
    J. Schafer cf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .243
C. Lee 1b 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .277
B. Bogusevic rf 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 .287
    M. Melancon p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
J. Paredes 3b 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 .306
C. Barmes ss 4 0 2 2 0 0 0 1 1 .251
H. Quintero c 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .252
B. Myers p 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .153
    J.B. Shuck rf 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .254
 Totals 36 3 8 3 0 3 4 2 16  
 Batting
2B - B Bogusevic (12, R Dempster).
RBI - J Martinez (31), C Barmes 2 (36).
2-out RBI - C Barmes 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Paredes 2, H Quintero 2.
Team LOB - 9.
 Base Running
SB - J Bourgeois (29, 2nd base off R Dempster/K Hill), C Barmes (3, 2nd base off R Dempster/K Hill).
 
 Fielding
E - B Bogusevic (1, field).
DP - 1 (C Lee-C Barmes).
 Chi Cubs
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
S. Castro ss 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 .306
T. Campana rf 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .263
    A. Ramirez ph-3b 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .308
B. LaHair lf-1b 3 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 .424
C. Pena 1b 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .232
    R. Ortiz p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
M. Byrd cf 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .286
B. DeWitt 2b-3b-lf 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .258
D. LeMahieu 3b 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .261
    J. Samardzija p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    R. Johnson rf 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .314
K. Hill c 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .188
    A. Soriano ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .243
R. Dempster p 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .073
    J. Russell p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .125
    D. Barney 2b 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .275
 Totals 32 2 7 2 0 1 8 0 10  
 Batting
2B - S Castro (34, B Myers); C Pena (26, B Myers).
SF - A Ramirez, B LaHair.
RBI - A Ramirez (92), B LaHair (6).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Byrd 2, R Dempster 2.
GIDP - B DeWitt.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
E - D LeMahieu (2, field).
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
B. Myers (W, 6-13) 7.2 7 2 1 1 5 0 1.30 4.39  
M. Melancon (S, 18) 1.1 0 0 0 0 3 0 1.28 2.99  
 Chi Cubs
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
R. Dempster (L, 10-13) 7.0 7 3 3 2 2 0 1.42 4.63  
J. Russell 0.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.34 4.18  
J. Samardzija 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.27 3.05  
R. Ortiz 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1.27 5.28  
Pitches-strikes - M Melancon 17-14; B Myers 117-76; R Ortiz 21-12; J Samardzija 6-5; R Dempster 110-72; J Russell 21-15.
Ground balls-fly balls - M Melancon 0-1; B Myers 15-6; R Ortiz 0-2; J Samardzija 1-0; R Dempster 13-11; J Russell 0-1.
Batters faced - M Melancon 4; B Myers 31; R Ortiz 4; J Samardzija 1; R Dempster 31; J Russell 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Bill Welke. 1B--David Rackley. 2B--Jeff Nelson. 3B--Marty Foster.
Weather: 60 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, right to left.

Updated on Monday, Sep 19, 2011 3:37 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Houston
C. Barmes Clint Barmes
2-4
2 RBI
 Chi Cubs
M. Byrd Marlon Byrd
2-4