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Tuesday, July 28, 2009:
Astros 11, Cubs 6
HoustonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Bourn, CF5330112.288
Keppinger, 2B5343012.283
Tejada, M, SS4125001.328
Lee, Ca, LF4011002.310
Blum, 3B5121002.274
Pence, RF5110003.293
Rodriguez, I, C5000011.254
Coste, 1B4111110.246
Oswalt, P0000000.154
Wright, W, P2110000.500
Fulchino, P1010000.333
a-Kata, PH1000001.211
Byrdak, P0000000.000
b-Michaels, PH1010000.202
Valverde, P0000000.000
Totals421117112414.269
a-Grounded out for Fulchino in the 8th. b-Singled for Byrdak in the 9th.
Chi CubsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Fukudome, CF4120110.269
Theriot, SS3100202.292
Lee, D, 1B2210300.290
Ramirez, Ar, 3B4213124.336
Bradley, RF2001020.246
Guzman, A, P0000000.000
b-Fox, PH1000012.312
Stevens, P0000000.000
Heilman, P0000000.000
Samardzija, P0000000.000
d-Zambrano, PH1000012.220
Soriano, A, LF2000200.251
Fontenot, 2B1000000.228
a-Johnson, R, PH1012000.248
Blanco, 2B1000000.216
c-Baker, Je, PH-2B1000001.192
Hill, K, C3000101.198
Dempster, P2000013.083
Marshall, S, P0000000.231
Hoffpauir, M, RF2000011.236
Totals3065610916.250
a-Singled for Fontenot in the 4th. b-Struck out for Guzman, A in the 7th. c-Grounded out for Blanco in the 8th. d-Struck out for Samardzija in the 9th.
BATTING
2B: Keppinger (12, Dempster), Fulchino (1, Marshall, S), Pence (17, Samardzija).
3B: Keppinger (3, Heilman).
HR: Tejada, M (9, 5th inning off Dempster, 1 on, 1 out), Blum (5, 7th inning off Guzman, A, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Blum 5; Tejada, M 5; Fulchino 2; Keppinger 7; Lee, Ca; Michaels; Bourn 3; Pence 2; Coste; Wright, W.
RBI: Tejada, M 5 (60), Keppinger 3 (18), Lee, Ca (62), Blum (34), Coste (13).
2-out RBI: Blum; Keppinger 2; Tejada, M; Coste.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Keppinger; Bourn.
SF: Tejada, M; Lee, Ca.
GIDP: Pence.
Team RISP: 7-for-12.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Bourn (Fukudome at 2nd base).

BATTING
HR: Ramirez, Ar (8, 5th inning off Fulchino, 2 on, 1 out).
TB: Ramirez, Ar 4; Johnson, R; Fukudome 2; Lee, D.
RBI: Bradley (24), Johnson, R 2 (20), Ramirez, Ar 3 (28).
2-out RBI: Johnson, R 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Dempster 2; Fox; Hoffpauir, M; Zambrano.
SF: Bradley.
Team RISP: 2-for-9.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Soriano, A (8, 3rd base off Wright, W/Rodriguez, I), Johnson, R (2, 2nd base off Wright, W/Rodriguez, I).

FIELDING
E: Dempster (3, throw).
DP: (Blanco-Theriot-Lee, D).

HoustonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Oswalt1.21000203.61
Wright, W2.11335205.92
Fulchino(W, 4-3)3.03332313.80
Byrdak1.00001103.21
Valverde1.00002102.63
Totals9.056610914.22
Chi CubsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Dempster5.09650314.31
Marshall, S0.22000003.74
Guzman, A(L, 2-2)1.11110112.51
Stevens0.20222002.84
Heilman0.12110004.56
Samardzija1.03110005.60
Totals9.01711102423.80
WP: Dempster.
IBB: Hill, K (by Wright, W).
Pitches-strikes: Oswalt 22-15, Wright, W 51-23, Fulchino 59-35, Byrdak 14-8, Valverde 21-12, Dempster 85-60, Marshall, S 17-9, Guzman, A 19-13, Stevens 15-7, Heilman 9-6, Samardzija 20-12.
Groundouts-flyouts: Oswalt 1-1, Wright, W 2-2, Fulchino 2-3, Byrdak 1-1, Valverde 0-0, Dempster 6-3, Marshall, S 2-0, Guzman, A 1-2, Stevens 1-1, Heilman 0-0, Samardzija 1-1.
Batters faced: Oswalt 5, Wright, W 13, Fulchino 14, Byrdak 4, Valverde 5, Dempster 24, Marshall, S 4, Guzman, A 5, Stevens 4, Heilman 3, Samardzija 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Guzman, A 2-0, Heilman 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Brian Gorman. 1B: Gerry Davis. 2B: CB Bucknor. 3B: Mike Everitt.
Weather: 77 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 3 mph, In from CF.
T: 3:20.
Att: 40,814.
Venue: Wrigley Field.
July 28, 2009
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media