Houston Astros 7, Pittsburgh Pirates 3
Regular Season Game 40
Played on Wednesday, May 23, 1990 (N) at Astrodome

PIT N    2  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  0  -   3  8  2
HOU N    1  0  0    0  0  1    1  4  x  -   7  9  0
Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Backman 3b                    3   1   1   0       2   0       0   1
Bell ss                       4   1   0   0       0   0       1   2
Van Slyke cf                  4   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Bonilla rf                    4   1   3   1       0   1       1   0
Bonds lf                      3   0   2   2       1   0       1   0
Bream 1b                      3   0   0   0       0   0       6   0
  Redus ph,1b                 1   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
LaValliere c                  3   0   0   0       0   0       8   0
  Slaught ph,c                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Lind 2b                       4   0   2   0       0   0       1   4
Walk p                        2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Patterson p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Belinda p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ruskin p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Kramer p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cangelosi ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   3   8   3       3   2      24   8

FIELDING - 
E: Bell (10), Bream (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Bonds 2 (10,off Gullickson 2); Bonilla (10,off Gullickson).
SH: Bell (13,off Gullickson); Walk (4,off Gullickson).
IBB: Bonds (5,by Gullickson).
Team LOB: 8.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Yelding cf                    4   3   2   0       1   1       2   0
Oberkfell 3b                  3   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
  Caminiti ph,3b              2   0   1   2       0   1       0   1
Doran 2b                      2   1   1   1       2   0       3   7
Stubbs 1b                     2   0   0   0       1   1       8   1
  Davis ph,1b                 2   0   1   1       0   0       3   0
Biggio c                      4   0   1   0       0   1       2   1
Anthony rf                    4   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
Meadows lf                    2   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
  Wilson ph                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Baldwin ph,lf               1   1   0   0       1   1       1   0
Ramirez ss                    3   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Agosto p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Trevino ph                  1   1   1   2       0   0       0   0
  Smith p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Gullickson p                  2   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
  Candaele ss                 2   1   0   0       0   0       1   1
Totals                       34   7   9   6       5   7      27  14

BATTING - 
2B: Biggio (4,off Walk).
HR: Trevino (1,8th inning off Ruskin 1 on 1 out).
SF: Doran (3,off Walk).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Yelding 4 (14,2nd base off Walk/LaValliere,2nd base off Ruskin/LaValliere,3rd
base off Ruskin/LaValliere,2nd base off Kramer/Slaught); Doran (4,2nd base
off Walk/LaValliere); Candaele 2 (4,2nd base off Ruskin/Slaught,3rd base
off Ruskin/Slaught); Caminiti (2,2nd base off Kramer/Slaught).

PITCHING
Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Walk                          5.1   5   2   1   2   5   0  23
Patterson                     0     0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Belinda                       0.2   0   0   0   0   1   0   2
Ruskin L(0-1)                 1.1   3   4   3   2   1   1  10
Kramer                        0.2   1   1   1   1   0   0   4
Totals                        8     9   7   5   5   7   1  40


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Gullickson                    6.2   8   3   3   3   2   0  31
Agosto W(3-1)                 1.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   4
Smith                         1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     8   3   3   3   2   0  38

WP: Gullickson (2).
IBB: Gullickson (5,Bonds).

Umpires: HP - Bill Hohn, 1B - Randy Marsh, 2B - Harry Wendelstedt, 3B - Joe West
Time of Game: 3:09   Attendance: 10961


Starting Lineups:

   Pittsburgh Pirates            Houston Astros           
1. Backman             3b        Yelding             cf
2. Bell                ss        Oberkfell           3b
3. Van Slyke           cf        Doran               2b
4. Bonilla             rf        Stubbs              1b
5. Bonds               lf        Biggio              c
6. Bream               1b        Anthony             rf
7. LaValliere          c         Meadows             lf
8. Lind                2b        Ramirez             ss
9. Walk                p         Gullickson          p

PIRATES 1ST: Backman singled to left; Bell forced Backman (third
to second); Van Slyke lined to center; Bonilla singled to center
[Bell to third]; Bonds doubled to right [Bell scored, Bonilla
scored]; Bream grounded out (first unassisted); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Yelding singled to shortstop; Yelding stole second;
Oberkfell grounded out (second to first) [Yelding to third];
Doran hit a sacrifice fly to center [Yelding scored]; Stubbs
struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 1.

PIRATES 2ND: LaValliere grounded out (first to pitcher); Lind
singled to left; Walk struck out; Backman walked [Lind to
second]; Bell lined to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 2,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Biggio struck out; Anthony grounded out (second to
first); Meadows singled to shortstop; Ramirez singled to left
[Meadows to second]; Gullickson popped to catcher; 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 1.

PIRATES 3RD: Van Slyke grounded out (second to first); Bonilla
struck out; Bonds doubled to left; Gullickson threw a wild pitch
[Bonds to third]; Bream grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Yelding flied to center; Oberkfell grounded out
(pitcher to first); Doran walked; Doran stole second; Stubbs
flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 1.

PIRATES 4TH: LaValliere grounded out (second to first); Lind
flied to right; Walk grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Biggio doubled to center; Anthony struck out;
Meadows struck out; Ramirez grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 1.

PIRATES 5TH: Backman walked; Bell out on a sacrifice bunt
(catcher to second) [Backman to second]; Van Slyke flied to
right; Bonilla doubled to left [Backman scored]; Bonds was
walked intentionally; Bream grounded out (second to pitcher); 1
R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Gullickson popped to shortstop; Yelding was called
out on strikes; Oberkfell grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 1.

PIRATES 6TH: LaValliere popped to third; Lind singled to center;
Walk out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Lind to
second]; Backman grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Doran singled to right; Stubbs walked [Doran to
second]; Biggio popped to right; PATTERSON REPLACED WALK
(PITCHING); Anthony reached on an error by Bream [Doran scored
(unearned) (no RBI), Stubbs to third, Anthony to first]; WILSON
BATTED FOR MEADOWS; BELINDA REPLACED PATTERSON (PITCHING);
BALDWIN BATTED FOR WILSON; Baldwin struck out; Ramirez popped to
second; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 2.

PIRATES 7TH: BALDWIN STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Bell lined to
first; Van Slyke flied to center; Bonilla singled to third;
AGOSTO REPLACED RAMIREZ (PITCHING); CANDAELE REPLACED GULLICKSON
(PLAYING SS); Bonds grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: RUSKIN REPLACED BELINDA (PITCHING); Candaele
grounded out (shortstop to first); Yelding singled to left;
CAMINITI BATTED FOR OBERKFELL; Yelding stole second; Caminiti
struck out while Yelding stole third; Doran walked; DAVIS BATTED
FOR STUBBS; Davis singled to left [Yelding scored, Doran to
third]; Biggio lined to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates
3, Astros 3.

PIRATES 8TH: CAMINITI STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); DAVIS STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); REDUS BATTED FOR BREAM; Redus grounded out
(third to first); SLAUGHT BATTED FOR LAVALLIERE; Slaught
grounded out (second to first); Lind grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: REDUS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); SLAUGHT STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING C ); Anthony grounded out (second to first);
Baldwin walked; TREVINO BATTED FOR AGOSTO; Trevino homered
[Baldwin scored]; Candaele reached on an error by Bell [Candaele
to first]; Candaele stole second; Candaele stole third; KRAMER
REPLACED RUSKIN (PITCHING); Yelding walked; Yelding stole
second; Caminiti singled to right [Candaele scored (unearned),
Yelding scored]; Caminiti stole second; Doran grounded out
(third to first); Davis grounded out (second to first); 4 R (3
ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 7.

PIRATES 9TH: SMITH REPLACED TREVINO (PITCHING); CANGELOSI BATTED
FOR KRAMER; Cangelosi lined to left; Backman lined to shortstop;
Bell flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Pirates          3   8   2    8
 Astros           7   9   0    9


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