Houston Astros 4, Pittsburgh Pirates 2
Regular Season Game 43
Played on Friday, May 17, 1996 (N) at Astrodome

PIT N    0  0  0    1  0  0    1  0  0  -   2  4  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    1  3  x  -   4  7  0
Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Garcia 2b                     4   0   1   0       0   1       0   7
Martin lf                     4   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
King 1b                       4   0   0   0       0   1      14   1
Cummings cf                   4   1   1   0       0   1       2   0
Bell ss                       4   1   2   1       0   0       4   5
Hayes 3b                      3   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
Kingery rf                    2   0   0   1       0   1       1   0
Kendall c                     2   0   0   0       1   0       3   0
Smith p                       3   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Lieber p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   2   4   2       1   7      24  17

BATTING - 
2B: Bell (7,off Reynolds).
3B: Cummings (1,off Reynolds).
SH: Kingery (1,off Reynolds).
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Garcia (7,2nd base off Reynolds/Wilkins).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hunter cf                     4   1   2   1       0   0       4   0
Biggio 2b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       1   1
Bagwell 1b                    3   0   0   0       1   1       5   0
Bell rf                       4   1   1   0       0   1       3   0
Berry 3b                      3   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
  Jones p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Wilkins c                     2   0   0   1       0   1       8   2
Mouton lf                     3   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Gutierrez ss                  3   1   1   0       0   0       2   1
Reynolds p                    2   0   1   0       0   0       1   1
  Miller ph                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  May ph                      1   1   1   2       0   0       0   0
  Spiers 3b                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   4   7   4       1   3      27   7

BATTING - 
2B: Biggio (10,off Smith); Bell (15,off Smith).
3B: Gutierrez (1,off Smith).
HR: May (3,8th inning off Lieber 1 on 0 out); Hunter (1,8th inning off Lieber
0 on 0 out).
SF: Wilkins (3,off Smith).
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Hunter (4,2nd base by Smith/Kendall).

PITCHING
Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Smith                         7     5   2   2   1   3   0  26
Lieber L(0-1)                 1     2   2   2   0   0   2   5
Totals                        8     7   4   4   1   3   2  31

Smith faced 1 batter in the 8th inning

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reynolds W(6-2)               8     4   2   2   1   7   0  29
Jones SV(9)                   1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     4   2   2   1   7   0  32


Umpires: HP - Jeff Kellogg, 1B - Joe West, 2B - Paul Runge, 3B - Bruce Dreckman
Time of Game: 2:14   Attendance: 22882


Starting Lineups:

   Pittsburgh Pirates            Houston Astros           
1. Garcia              2b        Hunter              cf
2. Martin              lf        Biggio              2b
3. King                1b        Bagwell             1b
4. Cummings            cf        Bell                rf
5. Bell                ss        Berry               3b
6. Hayes               3b        Wilkins             c
7. Kingery             rf        Mouton              lf
8. Kendall             c         Gutierrez           ss
9. Smith               p         Reynolds            p

PIRATES 1ST: Garcia flied to center; Martin flied to right; King
flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Hunter grounded out (second to first); Biggio
doubled to left; Bagwell walked; Bell was called out on strikes;
Berry grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Pirates 0, Astros 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Cummings struck out; Bell singled to left; Hayes
forced Bell (third to second); Kingery struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Wilkins lined to shortstop; Mouton grounded out
(second to first); Gutierrez grounded out (shortstop to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

PIRATES 3RD: Kendall walked; On a bunt Smith forced Kendall
(catcher to shortstop); Garcia was called out on strikes; Martin
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Reynolds singled to center; Hunter forced Reynolds
(second to shortstop); Hunter was picked off and caught stealing
second (pitcher to first to shortstop); Biggio grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

PIRATES 4TH: King popped to third; Cummings tripled to right;
Bell grounded out (pitcher to first) [Cummings scored]; Hayes
struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Bagwell struck out; Bell flied to right; Berry
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates
1, Astros 0.

PIRATES 5TH: Kingery popped to shortstop; Kendall flied to
right; Smith flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 1,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Wilkins was called out on strikes; Mouton grounded
out (shortstop to first); Gutierrez grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 0.

PIRATES 6TH: Garcia singled to right; Martin struck out; King
struck out while Garcia stole second; Cummings flied to left; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Reynolds grounded out (shortstop to first); Hunter
singled to left; Biggio grounded out (pitcher to first) [Hunter
to second]; Bagwell grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 0.

PIRATES 7TH: Bell doubled to left; Hayes grounded out (shortstop
to first) [Bell to third]; Kingery out on a sacrifice bunt
(second to first) [Bell scored]; Kendall lined to pitcher; 1 R,
1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Bell doubled to center; Berry grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Bell to third]; Wilkins out on a sacrifice
fly to center [Bell scored]; Mouton grounded out (second to
first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 1.

PIRATES 8TH: Smith popped to catcher; Garcia grounded out (third
to first); Martin grounded out (catcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Gutierrez tripled to center; MILLER BATTED FOR
REYNOLDS; LIEBER REPLACED SMITH (PITCHING); MAY BATTED FOR
MILLER; May homered [Gutierrez scored]; Hunter homered; Biggio
flied to center; Bagwell grounded out (second to first); Bell
lined to shortstop; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 4.

PIRATES 9TH: SPIERS REPLACED MAY (PLAYING 3B); JONES REPLACED
BERRY (PITCHING); King flied to center; Cummings flied to left;
Bell flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Pirates          2   4   0    3
 Astros           4   7   0    3


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