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W:C.Volstad(3-10) L:F.Rodriguez(1-10) S:C.Marmol (19)
HR: CHC- None HOU- None



Chicago Cubs Top 1st
- UMPIRES: Home,Kerwin Danley; First, Paul Nauert; Second, Dana DeMuth; Third, Doug Eddings;
- Joe Mather grounded out pitcher to first. None on with one out and Darwin Barney due up.
- Darwin Barney grounded out second to first. None on with two outs and Anthony Rizzo due up.
- Anthony Rizzo grounded out second to first to end the inning.

Houston Bottom 1st
- Jimmy Paredes grounded out to first. None on with one out and Fernando Martinez due up.
- Fernando Martinez singled to left. Runner on first with one out and Brett Wallace due up.
- Brett Wallace walked. Runners on first and second with one out and Justin Maxwell due up.
- Justin Maxwell struck out looking. Runners on first and second and with two outs and Jason Castro due up.
- Jason Castro grounded out second to first to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 2nd
- Alfonso Soriano flied out to center. None on with one out and Starlin Castro due up.
- Starlin Castro grounded out third to first. None on with two outs and Welington Castillo due up.
- Welington Castillo walked. Runner on first with two outs and Josh Vitters due up.
- Josh Vitters singled to left. On the play, Welington Castillo advances to second. Runners on first and second with two outs and Dave Sappelt due up.
- Dave Sappelt double to left scored Welington Castillo with two out. On the play, Josh Vitters advances to third. Runners on second and third and Chris Volstad due up.
- Chris Volstad grounded out short to first to end the inning.

Houston Bottom 2nd
- Matt Dominguez grounded out third to first. None on with one out and J.D. Martinez due up.
- J.D. Martinez grounded out second to first. None on with two outs and Tyler Greene due up.
- Tyler Greene grounded out short to first to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 3rd
- Joe Mather grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Darwin Barney due up.
- Darwin Barney singled to right. Runner on first with one out and Anthony Rizzo due up.
- Anthony Rizzo grounded into a fielder`s choice, second to short. On the play, Darwin Barney out at second. Runner on first with two outs and Alfonso Soriano due up.
- Anthony Rizzo advances to second on a wild pitch by Dallas Keuchel. Runner on second with two outs and Alfonso Soriano at the plate.
- Alfonso Soriano walked. Runners on first and second with two outs and Starlin Castro due up.
- Starlin Castro struck out swinging to end the inning.

Houston Bottom 3rd
- Dallas Keuchel walked. Runner on first with none out and Jimmy Paredes due up.
- Jimmy Paredes flied out to center. On the play, Dallas Keuchel advances to second. Runner on second with one out and Fernando Martinez due up.
- Fernando Martinez grounded out third to first. On the play, Dallas Keuchel advances to third. Runner on third with two outs and Brett Wallace due up.
- Brett Wallace grounded out second to first to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 4th
- Welington Castillo singled to center. Runner on first with none out and Josh Vitters due up.
- Josh Vitters flied out to right. Runner on first with one out and Dave Sappelt due up.
- Dave Sappelt flied out to center. Runner on first with two outs and Chris Volstad due up.
- Chris Volstad singled to center. On the play, Welington Castillo advances to second. Runners on first and second with two outs and Joe Mather due up.
- Joe Mather singled to left. On the play, Welington Castillo out at home, left to catcher to end the inning.

Houston Bottom 4th
- Justin Maxwell tripled to center. Runner on third with none out and Jason Castro due up.
- Jason Castro single to right scored Justin Maxwell with none out. Runner on first and Matt Dominguez due up.
- Matt Dominguez popped out to second. Runner on first with one out and J.D. Martinez due up.
- Jason Castro advances to second on a wild pitch by Chris Volstad. Runner on second with one out and J.D. Martinez at the plate.
- J.D. Martinez walked. Runners on first and second with one out and Tyler Greene due up.
- Tyler Greene struck out looking. Runners on first and second and with two outs and Dallas Keuchel due up.
- Brandon Laird is pinch-hitting for Dallas Keuchel.
- Pinch-Hitter Brandon Laird struck out swinging to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 5th
- Chuckie Fick starts the inning for the Astros.
- Darwin Barney singled to right. Runner on first with none out and Anthony Rizzo due up.
- Anthony Rizzo was hit-by-pitch. Runners on first and second with none out and Alfonso Soriano due up.
- Alfonso Soriano grounded into a double play, pitcher to second to first. On the play, Anthony Rizzo out at second and Darwin Barney advances to third. Runner on third with two outs and Starlin Castro due up.
- Starlin Castro walked. Runners on first and third with two outs and Welington Castillo due up.
- Welington Castillo struck out swinging to end the inning.

Houston Bottom 5th
- Jimmy Paredes tripled to right. Runner on third with none out and Fernando Martinez due up.
- Fernando Martinez walked. Runners on first and third with none out and Brett Wallace due up.
- Brett Wallace popped out to short. Runners on first and third with one out and Justin Maxwell due up.
- Justin Maxwell struck out swinging. Runners on first and third with two outs and Jason Castro due up.
- Jason Castro walked. Bases loaded with two outs and Matt Dominguez due up.
- Matt Dominguez grounded out second to first to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 6th
- Fernando Rodriguez starts the inning for the Astros.
- Josh Vitters was hit-by-pitch. Runner on first with none out and Dave Sappelt due up.
- Dave Sappelt grounded into a fielder`s choice, second to short. On the play, Josh Vitters out at second. Runner on first with one out and Chris Volstad due up.
- Bryan LaHair is pinch-hitting for Chris Volstad.
- Pinch-Hitter Bryan LaHair struck out swinging. Runner on first with two outs and Joe Mather due up.
- Joe Mather singled to right. On the play, Dave Sappelt advances to third. Runners on first and third with two outs and Darwin Barney due up.
- Dave Sapplet scored on a wild pitch by Fernando Rodriguez with two out. On the play, Joe Mather advances to second. Runner on second and Darwin Barney at the plate.
- Darwin Barney walked. Runners on first and second with two outs and Anthony Rizzo due up.
- Xavier Cedeno enters the game for the Astros with runners on first and second and two out.
- Anthony Rizzo struck out swinging to end the inning.

Houston Bottom 6th
- Miguel Socolovich starts the inning for the Cubs.
- J.D. Martinez grounded out third to first. None on with one out and Tyler Greene due up.
- Tyler Greene walked. Runner on first with one out and Xavier Cedeno due up.
- Brandon Barnes is pinch-hitting for Xavier Cedeno.
- Pinch-Hitter Brandon Barnes grounded out short to first. On the play, Tyler Greene advances to second. Runner on second with two outs and Jimmy Paredes due up.
- James Russell enters the game for the Cubs with a runner on second and two out.
- Jimmy Paredes lined out to third to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 7th
- Hector Ambriz starts the inning for the Astros.
- Alfonso Soriano walked. Runner on first with none out and Starlin Castro due up.
- Starlin Castro doubled to center. On the play, Alfonso Soriano advances to third. Runners on second and third with none out and Welington Castillo due up.
- Welington Castillo intentionally walked by Hector Ambriz. Bases loaded with none out and Josh Vitters due up.
- Josh Vitters grounded into a double play, third to catcher to first. On the play, Welington Castillo advances to second and Starlin Castro advances to third and Alfonso Soriano out at home. Runners on second and third and with two outs and Dave Sappelt due up.
- Dave Sappelt double to center scored Starlin Castro and Welington Castillo with two out. Runner on second and James Russell due up.
- Adrian Cardenas is pinch-hitting for James Russell.
- Pinch-Hitter Adrian Cardenas intentionally walked by Hector Ambriz. Runners on first and second with two outs and Joe Mather due up.
- Joe Mather grounded out short to first to end the inning.

Houston Bottom 7th
- Jaye Chapman starts the inning for the Cubs.
- Fernando Martinez grounded out to first. None on with one out and Brett Wallace due up.
- Brett Wallace struck out swinging. None on with two outs and Justin Maxwell due up.
- Justin Maxwell singled to left. Runner on first with two outs and Jason Castro due up.
- Justin Maxwell stole second. Runner on second with two outs and Jason Castro at the plate.
- Jason Castro struck out swinging to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 8th
- Darwin Barney grounded out third to first. None on with one out and Anthony Rizzo due up.
- Anthony Rizzo flied out to left. None on with two outs and Alfonso Soriano due up.
- Alfonso Soriano popped out to short to end the inning.

Houston Bottom 8th
- Shawn Camp starts the inning for the Cubs.
- Defensive switch from center field to left field for Joe Mather.
- Tony Campana replaces Jaye Chapman batting 9th, playing center field.
- Matt Dominguez walked. Runner on first with none out and J.D. Martinez due up.
- J.D. Martinez grounded into a double play, second to short to first. On the play, Matt Dominguez out at second. None on with two outs and Tyler Greene due up.
- Tyler Greene grounded out third to first to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 9th
- Rhiner Cruz starts the inning for the Astros.
- Starlin Castro singled to center. Runner on first with none out and Welington Castillo due up.
- Welington Castillo struck out swinging. Runner on first with one out and Josh Vitters due up.
- Josh Vitters struck out swinging. On the play, Starlin Castro stole second. Runner on second with two outs and Dave Sappelt due up.
- Dave Sappelt grounded out third to first to end the inning.

Houston Bottom 9th
- Carlos Marmol starts the inning for the Cubs, batting 4th.
- Brian Bogusevic is pinch-hitting for Rhiner Cruz.
- Pinch-Hitter Brian Bogusevic flied out to center. None on with one out and Jimmy Paredes due up.
- Jimmy Paredes struck out swinging. None on with two outs and Fernando Martinez due up.
- Fernando Martinez singled to right. Runner on first with two outs and Brett Wallace due up.
- Brett Wallace struck out swinging to end the game.

Chicago Cubs 4, Houston 1


Final
- Confirmed
- WP: C.Volstad (3-10); LP:F.Rodriguez (1-10); S:C.Marmol (19).

Chicago Cubs 4, Houston 1