Houston Astros 6, Pittsburgh Pirates 4
Regular Season Game 23
Played on Sunday, May 5, 1991 (D) at Three Rivers Stadium

HOU N    0  1  0    0  2  0    1  2  0  -   6 11  0
PIT N    0  0  0    0  1  0    0  3  0  -   4  5  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Yelding ss                    5   1   3   1       0   1       2   2
Finley cf                     4   1   2   2       1   0       2   0
Rhodes rf                     5   1   1   0       0   2       2   0
Caminiti 3b                   3   1   1   0       2   0       0   3
Gonzalez lf                   4   0   1   0       1   0       0   0
  Schilling p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Oberkfell 1b                  2   0   1   2       1   0      10   0
  Bagwell ph,1b               2   1   1   1       0   1       2   1
Nichols c                     4   0   0   0       0   0       4   2
  Candaele ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Biggio c                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
McLemore 2b                   4   1   1   0       0   1       2   5
Portugal p                    2   0   0   0       1   0       2   1
  Henry p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Osuna p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Davidson lf                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   6  11   6       6   5      27  14

FIELDING - 
PB: Biggio (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Yelding 2 (5,off Drabek,off Kipper); Gonzalez (4,off Drabek).
HR: Bagwell (3,7th inning off Kipper 0 on 2 out); Finley (1,8th inning off
Kipper 1 on 2 out).
SH: Portugal (1,off Drabek).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Gonzalez (1,2nd base off Landrum/Slaught).
CS: Yelding (3,2nd base by Drabek/Slaught).

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Merced 1b                     3   1   1   3       1   0       3   2
Bell ss                       4   0   0   0       0   1       3   1
Van Slyke cf                  4   0   1   0       0   0       5   1
Bonilla 3b                    4   0   0   0       0   1       2   1
Bonds lf                      3   1   0   0       1   0       5   0
Varsho rf                     2   0   1   1       1   0       0   0
  Wilkerson ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Slaught c                     3   1   1   0       1   0       5   1
Lind 2b                       4   1   1   0       0   1       2   2
Drabek p                      1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Schulz ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Kipper p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  McClendon ph                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Landrum p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   4   5   4       4   6      27   8

FIELDING - 
E: Lind (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Varsho (5,off Portugal).
HR: Merced (2,8th inning off Portugal 2 on 1 out).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Merced (2,2nd base by Portugal/Nichols).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Portugal W(3-1)               7.1   4   4   4   3   4   1  28
Henry                         0.1   1   0   0   0   1   0   2
Osuna                         1     0   0   0   1   0   0   4
Schilling SV(4)               0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Totals                        9     5   4   4   4   6   1  35


Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Drabek L(1-5)                 5     7   3   2   4   2   0  25
Kipper                        3     4   3   3   1   2   2  14
Landrum                       1     0   0   0   1   1   0   4
Totals                        9    11   6   5   6   5   2  43


Umpires: HP - Jerry Crawford, 1B - Steve Rippley, 2B - Bill Hohn, 3B - Terry Tata
Time of Game: 2:49   Attendance: 17727


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Pittsburgh Pirates       
1. Yelding             ss        Merced              1b
2. Finley              cf        Bell                ss
3. Rhodes              rf        Van Slyke           cf
4. Caminiti            3b        Bonilla             3b
5. Gonzalez            lf        Bonds               lf
6. Oberkfell           1b        Varsho              rf
7. Nichols             c         Slaught             c
8. McLemore            2b        Lind                2b
9. Portugal            p         Drabek              p

ASTROS 1ST: On a bunt Yelding singled; Yelding was caught
stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Finley walked; Rhodes
grounded out (second to first) [Finley to second]; Caminiti
walked; Gonzalez walked [Finley to third, Caminiti to second];
Oberkfell flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 0,
Pirates 0.

PIRATES 1ST: Merced grounded out (third to first); Bell grounded
out (third to first); Van Slyke popped to pitcher; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Nichols grounded out (shortstop to first); McLemore
singled to right; Portugal out on a sacrifice bunt (first to
second) [McLemore to second]; Yelding doubled to left [McLemore
scored]; Finley popped to shortstop; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 1, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Bonilla grounded out (second to first); Bonds
popped to shortstop; Varsho walked; Slaught flied to right; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Rhodes flied to left; Caminiti flied to center;
Gonzalez doubled; Oberkfell walked; Nichols forced Oberkfell
(third to second) [Nichols to first]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 1, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 3RD: Lind grounded out (second to first); Drabek struck
out; Merced walked; Merced was caught stealing second (catcher
to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 4TH: McLemore was called out on strikes; Portugal flied
to center; Yelding struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Pirates 0.

PIRATES 4TH: Bell popped to first; Van Slyke grounded out
(second to first); Bonilla was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Finley grounded out (first to pitcher); Rhodes
singled to left; Caminiti singled to second [Rhodes to second];
Gonzalez reached on an error by Lind [Rhodes to third, Caminiti
to second, Gonzalez to first]; Oberkfell singled to second
[Rhodes scored, Caminiti scored (unearned), Gonzalez out at
third (center to third), Oberkfell to second (on throw)];
Nichols flied to center; 2 R (1 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3,
Pirates 0.

PIRATES 5TH: Bonds walked; Varsho doubled to right [Bonds
scored]; Slaught grounded out (shortstop to first) [Varsho to
third]; Lind popped to shortstop; SCHULZ BATTED FOR DRABEK;
Schulz struck out (catcher to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 3, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 6TH: KIPPER REPLACED SCHULZ (PITCHING); McLemore popped
to third; Portugal walked; Yelding flied to left; Finley singled
to center [Portugal to second]; Rhodes struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 6TH: Merced grounded out (pitcher to second to first);
Bell grounded out (shortstop to first); Van Slyke flied to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Caminiti flied to left; On a bunt Gonzalez made an
out to pitcher; BAGWELL BATTED FOR OBERKFELL; Bagwell
homered; ninth upper deck homer at Three Rivers Stadium;
Nichols flied to center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4,
Pirates 1.

PIRATES 7TH: BAGWELL STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); Bonilla flied
to right; Bonds grounded out (first to pitcher); Varsho flied to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 8TH: McLemore flied to center; Portugal lined to first;
Yelding doubled to center; Finley homered [Yelding scored];
Rhodes was called out on strikes; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
6, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 8TH: Slaught singled to center; Lind singled to second
[Slaught to second]; MCCLENDON BATTED FOR KIPPER; McClendon was
called out on strikes; Merced homered [Slaught scored, Lind
scored]; HENRY REPLACED PORTUGAL (PITCHING); Bell was called out
on strikes; Van Slyke singled to center; OSUNA REPLACED HENRY
(PITCHING); Bonilla popped to second; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 6, Pirates 4.

ASTROS 9TH: LANDRUM REPLACED MCCLENDON (PITCHING); Caminiti
walked; Gonzalez forced Caminiti (second to shortstop) [Gonzalez
to first]; Gonzalez stole second; Bagwell struck out; CANDAELE
BATTED FOR NICHOLS; Candaele flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 6, Pirates 4.

PIRATES 9TH: BIGGIO REPLACED CANDAELE (PLAYING C ); Bonds
grounded out (second to first); WILKERSON BATTED FOR VARSHO;
Wilkerson grounded out (third to first); Slaught walked;
SCHILLING REPLACED GONZALEZ (PITCHING); DAVIDSON REPLACED OSUNA
(PLAYING LF); Biggio allowed a passed ball [Slaught to second];
Lind struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Pirates 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           6  11   0   10
 Pirates          4   5   1    4


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