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  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
Houston Astros 81-50W3100 304 500 13151
Chicago Cubs 71-59L2000 110 010 3110
Date of Game:  Sunday, August 23, 1998
Stadium:  Wrigley Field
Feats and Milestones
  • Brad Ausmus - 5 RBis, 4 hits
  • Craig Biggio - 2 home runs, 6 RBis
  • Sammy Sosa - 2 home runs

  • Houston Astros Batting Stats

    Houston AstrosPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Craig Biggio2b32.252633601.3251301509167241
    Bill Spiers3b32.079501010.2761089813398
    Derek Bellrf29.255300110.307127863189211
        Richard Hidalgorf23.052100001.28658773223
    Jeff Bagwell1b30.088401011.2791161124278616
    Moises Aloulf32.051511000.3091288883711211
    Carl Everettcf27.081422010.315106455126213
    Ricky Gutierrezss28.092422010.27111458023811
    Brad Ausmusc29.131434510.2601036115369
    Jose Limap25.327421100.13826114030
        Pete Incavigliaph34.143100000.095141277020
        Mike Magnantep33.0670000001.00042254010
    Totals: 4113151363.36610728733 

    Chicago Cubs Batting Stats

    Lance Johnsoncf35.048502000.2245213010104
    Mickey Morandini2b32.123401001.31212199564310
    Sammy Sosarf29.284422200.31012612145112616
        Manny Alexander3b27.156000000.239863285234
    Mark Grace1b34.056400000.315125157313644
        Glenallen Hilllf33.154000000.2979992016491
    Henry Rodriguezlf30.289100000.25111767131841
        Brant Brownlf-1b27.062311000.2999817313394
    Jose Hernandezss-3b-rf29.040401001.26911656518613
    Tyler Houstonc27.218402001.254712227271
    Gary Gaetti3b40.004301100.26895235511441
        Dave Stevensp28.172000000.00024163000
        Scott Servaisph31.080100000.207906776301
    Steve Trachselp27.296200000.24523141040
        Rodney Myersp29.058000000.000453000
        Jeff Blauserss32.288201000.22311012934252
    Totals: 37311303.297135712644 

    Game Stats


    2B:  Craig Biggio (41)
    HR:  Brad Ausmus (5), Craig Biggio 2 (16), Sammy Sosa 2 (51)
    RBIs:  Brad Ausmus 5 (36), Derek Bell (92), Craig Biggio 6 (72), Gary Gaetti (44), Jose Lima (3), Sammy Sosa 2 (126)
    SF:  Derek Bell (10)
    GDP:  Mark Grace (16), Lance Johnson (3)

    Houston Astros Pitching Stats

    Jose Lima  (W 13-6)25.32789330323.631.1396682827136
    Mike Magnante33.06712000004.801.64128442273
    Pitching Totals:91133032 108763269409

    Chicago Cubs Pitching Stats

    Steve Trachsel  (L 13-7)27.29657774114.311.38110634726146
    Rodney Myers29.0581.155511112.002.8326197454
    Dave Stevens28.1722.23111113.541.4638261224169
    Pitching Totals:9151313633 1741086654369

    Other Game Information


    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Jose Lima 96-68-28;  Mike Magnante 12-8-4;  Steve Trachsel 110-63-47;  Rodney Myers 26-19-7;  Dave Stevens 38-26-12; 
    Batters Faced:  Jose Lima 33;  Mike Magnante 4;  Steve Trachsel 26;  Rodney Myers 10;  Dave Stevens 12; 
    Time of Game:  3:08    Attendance:  38,714
    Umpires:   Home:   Jeff Nelson  1B  Jim Quick  2B  Jeff Kellogg  3B  Joe West 

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