Houston Astros 9, Pittsburgh Pirates 7
Regular Season Game 97
Played on Sunday, July 28, 1991 (D) at Astrodome

PIT N    1  1  1    1  0  3    0  0  0  -   7  9  1
HOU N    1  0  5    1  1  0    0  1  x  -   9 12  3
Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Merced 1b                     3   3   2   0       2   0       4   1
Bell ss                       4   1   3   1       1   0       2   3
Varsho cf                     4   1   1   2       0   2       1   0
  McClendon ph,lf             0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Bonilla rf                    3   1   0   1       1   0       4   0
Bonds lf,cf                   4   0   2   1       1   1       3   0
LaValliere c                  4   0   0   0       0   0       5   0
  Lind ph                     0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Wehner 3b                     4   1   1   0       1   0       0   2
Wilkerson 2b                  2   0   0   1       0   1       2   2
  Kipper p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Redus ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Landrum p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Gonzalez ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Smith p                       1   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
  Palacios p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Garcia 2b                   3   0   0   0       0   3       2   0
Totals                       34   7   9   7       8   8      24   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Bell-Merced.
E: Smith (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Bell 2 (18,off Bowen,off Wilkins); Varsho (9,off Wilkins).
SF: Bonilla (6,off Bowen); Smith (1,off Bowen); Wilkerson (2,off Bowen).
IBB: Bonds (11,by Bowen).
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Wehner (2,2nd base off Bowen/Servais); Merced (3,2nd base off Wilkins/Servais).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Young cf                      4   0   0   0       1   1       2   0
Candaele 2b                   5   4   2   1       0   0       1   4
Bagwell 1b                    4   1   1   1       1   0       7   0
Caminiti 3b                   4   1   2   1       1   0       3   3
Simms rf                      3   2   1   2       1   0       1   0
  Finley rf                   1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Davidson lf                   4   1   3   1       0   1       4   0
  Gonzalez ph,lf              0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Cedeno ss                     5   0   1   1       0   1       1   0
Servais c                     3   0   0   0       1   0       8   0
Bowen p                       2   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
  Tolentino ph                0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Wilkins p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Osuna p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Clancy p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   9  12   8       7   5      27   7

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Caminiti-Bagwell.
E: Bagwell (10), Simms (2), Servais (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Caminiti (14,off Smith); Simms (3,off Smith); Finley (18,off Landrum).
3B: Cedeno (1,off Palacios).
HR: Candaele (4,4th inning off Palacios 0 on 2 out).
GDP: Cedeno (1,off Smith).
IBB: Gonzalez (4,by Landrum).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Candaele (8,2nd base off Smith/LaValliere); Simms (1,2nd base off Palacios/LaValliere).

PITCHING
Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Smith L(10-8)                 2.2   6   6   5   1   1   0  15
Palacios                      2     2   2   2   5   3   1  13
Kipper                        1.1   2   0   0   0   0   0   6
Landrum                       2     2   1   1   1   1   0   9
Totals                        8    12   9   8   7   5   1  43

WP: Smith (1), Palacios (5).
BK: Palacios (2).
IBB: Landrum (3,Gonzalez).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bowen W(1-1)                  5     6   4   3   5   4   0  26
Wilkins                       0.2   3   3   1   0   1   0   6
Osuna                         2.1   0   0   0   3   1   0  10
Clancy SV(5)                  1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Totals                        9     9   7   4   8   8   0  45

Osuna faced 1 batter in the 9th inning
WP: Bowen (2).
IBB: Bowen (1,Bonds).

Umpires: HP - Mike Winters, 1B - Tom Hallion, 2B - Eric Gregg, 3B - Joe West
Time of Game: 3:22   Attendance: 20754


Starting Lineups:

   Pittsburgh Pirates            Houston Astros           
1. Merced              1b        Young               cf
2. Bell                ss        Candaele            2b
3. Varsho              cf        Bagwell             1b
4. Bonilla             rf        Caminiti            3b
5. Bonds               lf        Simms               rf
6. LaValliere          c         Davidson            lf
7. Wehner              3b        Cedeno              ss
8. Wilkerson           2b        Servais             c
9. Smith               p         Bowen               p

PIRATES 1ST: Merced singled to center; Bell doubled to right
[Merced to third]; Varsho struck out; Bonilla out on a sacrifice
fly to left [Merced scored (RBI)]; Bonds was walked
intentionally; LaValliere grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Young lined to right; Candaele reached on an error
by Smith [Candaele to first]; Smith threw a wild pitch [Candaele
to second]; Bagwell popped to second; Caminiti doubled to right
[Candaele scored (unearned)]; Simms grounded out (second to
first); 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 1.

PIRATES 2ND: Wehner singled; Wehner stole second [Wehner to
third (error by Servais)]; Wilkerson struck out; Smith out on a
sacrifice fly to left [Wehner scored (RBI)]; Merced singled to
right; Bell walked [Merced to second]; Varsho struck out; 1 R, 2
H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Davidson singled to right; Cedeno grounded into a
double play (shortstop to first) [Davidson out at second];
Servais grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Pirates 2, Astros 1.

PIRATES 3RD: Bonilla walked; Bonds was called out on strikes;
LaValliere reached on an error by Simms [Bonilla to second,
LaValliere to first]; Wehner walked [Bonilla to third,
LaValliere to second]; Wilkerson out on a sacrifice fly to left
[Bonilla scored (unearned) (RBI)]; Smith grounded out (first
unassisted); 1 R (0 ER), 0 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Bowen singled; Young was called out on strikes;
Candaele forced Bowen (third to second) [Candaele to first];
Candaele stole second; Bagwell singled to shortstop [Candaele
scored]; Caminiti walked [Bagwell to second]; Simms doubled
[Bagwell scored, Caminiti scored]; Davidson singled to left
[Simms scored, Davidson to second (on throw)]; PALACIOS REPLACED
SMITH (PITCHING); Cedeno tripled [Davidson scored]; Servais
flied to left; 5 R, 5 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 6.

PIRATES 4TH: Merced walked; Bell singled [Merced to third];
Varsho forced Bell (second to shortstop) [Merced scored (RBI),
Varsho to first]; Bonilla lined into a double play (third to
first) [Varsho out at first]; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 4,
Astros 6.

ASTROS 4TH: Bowen struck out; Young grounded out (shortstop to
first); Candaele homered; Bagwell walked; Caminiti lined to
center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 4, Astros 7.

PIRATES 5TH: Bonds singled to right; Bowen threw a wild pitch
[Bonds to second]; LaValliere flied to center; Wehner grounded
out (third to first) [Bonds stayed at second]; Wilkerson reached
on a fielder's choice [Bonds out at third (third unassisted)]; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 4, Astros 7.

ASTROS 5TH: Simms walked; Davidson struck out; Simms stole
second; Cedeno was called out on strikes; Palacios threw a wild
pitch [Simms to third]; Servais walked; TOLENTINO BATTED FOR
BOWEN; Tolentino walked [Servais to second]; Debut game for
Jose Tolentino; Palacios balked [Simms scored, Servais to
third, Tolentino to second]; Young walked; KIPPER REPLACED
WILKERSON (PITCHING); GARCIA REPLACED PALACIOS (PLAYING 2B);
Candaele flied to left; 1 R, 0 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Pirates 4, Astros
8.

PIRATES 6TH: WILKINS REPLACED TOLENTINO (PITCHING); Garcia
struck out; Merced reached on an error by Bagwell [Merced to
first]; Merced stole second; Bell doubled [Merced scored];
Varsho doubled to right [Bell scored (unearned)]; Bonilla
grounded out (second to first) [Varsho to third]; Bonds singled
to shortstop [Varsho scored (unearned)]; OSUNA REPLACED WILKINS
(PITCHING); LaValliere flied to right; 3 R (1 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Pirates 7, Astros 8.

ASTROS 6TH: Bagwell flied to right; Caminiti singled to
shortstop; Simms flied to left; Davidson singled to shortstop
[Caminiti to second]; Cedeno forced Davidson (shortstop to
second) [Cedeno to first]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 7,
Astros 8.

PIRATES 7TH: Wehner flied to center; REDUS BATTED FOR KIPPER;
Redus popped to third; Garcia struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Pirates 7, Astros 8.

ASTROS 7TH: LANDRUM REPLACED REDUS (PITCHING); Servais flied to
right; Osuna was called out on strikes; Young lined to
shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 7, Astros 8.

PIRATES 8TH: FINLEY REPLACED SIMMS (PLAYING RF); Merced walked;
Bell popped to first; MCCLENDON BATTED FOR VARSHO; McClendon
walked [Merced to second]; Bonilla popped to left; Bonds
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates
7, Astros 8.

ASTROS 8TH: MCCLENDON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); BONDS CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); Candaele singled to shortstop; Bagwell
flied to right [Candaele to second]; Caminiti grounded out
(first to pitcher) [Candaele to third]; Finley doubled to right
[Candaele scored]; GONZALEZ BATTED FOR DAVIDSON; Gonzalez was
walked intentionally; Cedeno forced Gonzalez (third to second)
[Cedeno to first]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 7, Astros 9.

PIRATES 9TH: GONZALEZ STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); LIND BATTED
FOR LAVALLIERE; Lind walked; CLANCY REPLACED OSUNA (PITCHING);
Wehner forced Lind (third to second) [Wehner to first]; GONZALEZ
BATTED FOR LANDRUM; Gonzalez struck out; Garcia struck out; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 7, Astros 9.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Pirates          7   9   1   11
 Astros           9  12   3   10


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