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Figueroa mows down Cubs for finale win

The Astros earned fourth place in the NL Central behind Nelson Figueroa, who struck out eight over six scoreless innings, and a home run from Carlos Lee. Ryan Dempster had seven strikeouts, but took the loss.

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MLB GAME PULSE: Charting the game's top moments with highlights and tweets
Chi CubsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
DeWitt, 2B3000111.261
Barney, SS4020001.241
Byrd, CF4000034.293
Diamond, P0000000.000
Mateo, P0000000.000
Marshall, S, P0000000.000
Ramirez, Ar, 3B3000011.241
Scales, 3B1000000.308
Nady, 1B4020020.256
Soriano, A, LF4020011.258
Snyder, B, RF4000014.185
Hill, K, C3000101.214
Dempster, P2000023.136
a-Baker, Je, PH0000100.272
Fuld, CF1000010.143
Totals3306031216.257
a-Walked for Dempster in the 7th.
HoustonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Bogusevic, CF-LF4000043.179
Keppinger, 2B4010000.288
Pence, RF4000021.282
Lee, Ca, LF3121100.246
1-Bourgeois, PR-CF0000000.220
Johnson, C, 3B4110013.308
Wallace, 1B4110022.222
Quintero, C4110012.234
Manzella, SS2022100.225
Figueroa, N, P1010000.235
a-Michaels, PH1000001.253
Abad, P0000000.000
Lopez, W, P0000000.000
Lyon, P0000000.000
Totals3149321012.247
a-Flied out for Figueroa, N in the 6th.
1-Ran for Lee, Ca in the 8th.
BATTING
2B: Barney (4, Figueroa, N).
TB: Barney 3; Soriano, A 2; Nady 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Snyder, B; Byrd; Dempster 2; Ramirez, Ar.
Team RISP: 0-for-6.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
E: Hill, K (4, throw).
DP: (Barney-DeWitt-Nady).

BATTING
3B: Wallace (1, Dempster).
HR: Lee, Ca (24, 3rd inning off Dempster, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Wallace 3; Johnson, C; Quintero; Manzella 2; Keppinger; Lee, Ca 5; Figueroa, N.
RBI: Manzella 2 (21), Lee, Ca (89).
2-out RBI: Manzella; Lee, Ca.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Bogusevic 2; Quintero.
SAC: Figueroa, N.
GIDP: Johnson, C.
Team RISP: 3-for-9.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Bourgeois (12, 2nd base off Marshall, S/Hill, K).

Chi CubsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Dempster(L, 15-12)6.09431713.85
Diamond1.00000106.83
Mateo0.10001105.82
Marshall, S0.20000102.65
Totals8.094321014.18
HoustonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Figueroa, N(W, 7-4)6.06002803.29
Abad0.20001002.84
Lopez, W1.10000302.96
Lyon1.00000103.12
Totals9.060031204.09
IBB: Hill, K (by Figueroa, N).
Pitches-strikes: Dempster 124-77, Diamond 15-12, Mateo 7-3, Marshall, S 7-5, Figueroa, N 103-70, Abad 14-8, Lopez, W 17-13, Lyon 13-10.
Groundouts-flyouts: Dempster 5-4, Diamond 0-2, Mateo 0-0, Marshall, S 1-0, Figueroa, N 7-2, Abad 0-0, Lopez, W 1-0, Lyon 0-1.
Batters faced: Dempster 27, Diamond 3, Mateo 2, Marshall, S 2, Figueroa, N 26, Abad 3, Lopez, W 4, Lyon 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Marshall, S 1-0, Lopez, W 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Bob Davidson. 1B: Tim Timmons. 2B: David Rackley. 3B: Lance Barrett.
Weather: 73 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 10 mph, In from CF.
T: 2:35.
Att: 31,105.
Venue: Minute Maid Park.
October 3, 2010
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media