Houston Astros 4, Pittsburgh Pirates 3
Regular Season Game 45
Played on Sunday, May 19, 1996 (D) at Astrodome

PIT N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  3  -   3  4  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  2  0    0  0  2  -   4 10  0
Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Garcia 2b                     3   1   1   0       1   1       0   2
Martin lf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Merced rf                     4   1   1   1       0   2       3   0
Johnson 1b                    4   0   1   2       0   1      10   0
  Lieber p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Bell ss                       4   0   0   0       0   0       3   6
Hayes 3b                      3   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Cummings cf                   3   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Osik c                        3   1   1   0       0   0       6   2
Wagner p                      1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Christiansen p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Liriano ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wilkins p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Plesac p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  King ph,1b                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       31   3   4   3       1   7      26  11

BATTING - 
2B: Garcia (3,off Wall); Osik (6,off Wall); Johnson (4,off Jones).
Team LOB: 2.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cangelosi cf                  4   0   1   0       1   0       4   0
Spiers 2b,3b                  4   1   1   0       0   2       1   0
Bagwell 1b                    4   1   2   4       1   1       9   1
Bell rf                       4   0   2   0       0   0       1   0
May lf                        2   0   0   0       1   0       3   0
  Mouton ph,lf                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Berry 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Biggio 2b                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Wilkins c                     4   0   0   0       0   3       7   0
Miller ss                     4   1   2   0       0   0       1   4
Wall p                        3   0   1   0       0   1       1   1
  Jones p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hunter ph                   1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   4  10   4       3   7      27   8

BATTING - 
HR: Bagwell (13,5th inning off Christiansen 1 on 2 out).
HBP: Spiers (1,by Christiansen).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Miller (1,2nd base by Wagner/Osik).

PITCHING
Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wagner                        3     3   0   0   3   3   0  14
Christiansen                  2     1   2   2   0   1   1   8
Wilkins                       2.1   2   0   0   0   2   0   9
Plesac                        0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
Lieber L(0-2)                 0.2   4   2   2   0   1   0   6
Totals                        8.2  10   4   4   3   7   1  39

WP: Wagner (5).
HBP: Christiansen (1,Spiers).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wall                          8.2   3   3   3   1   7   0  30
Jones W(4-1)                  0.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   2
Totals                        9     4   3   3   1   7   0  32


Umpires: HP - Bruce Dreckman, 1B - Joe West, 2B - Jeff Kellogg, 3B - Paul Runge
Time of Game: 2:35   Attendance: 18815


Starting Lineups:

   Pittsburgh Pirates            Houston Astros           
1. Garcia              2b        Cangelosi           cf
2. Martin              lf        Spiers              2b
3. Merced              rf        Bagwell             1b
4. Johnson             1b        Bell                rf
5. Bell                ss        May                 lf
6. Hayes               3b        Berry               3b
7. Cummings            cf        Wilkins             c
8. Osik                c         Miller              ss
9. Wagner              p         Wall                p

PIRATES 1ST: Garcia struck out; Martin flied to left; Merced was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros
0.

ASTROS 1ST: Cangelosi walked; Spiers singled to right [Cangelosi
to second]; Bagwell struck out; Bell flied to center; May walked
[Cangelosi to third, Spiers to second]; Berry grounded out
(pitcher unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Johnson flied to right; Bell grounded out
(shortstop to first); Hayes grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Wilkins grounded out (shortstop to first); Miller
singled to center; Wall struck out; Miller was caught stealing
second (catcher to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0,
Astros 0.

PIRATES 3RD: Cummings flied to center; Osik grounded out (third
to first); Wagner was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Cangelosi grounded out (second to first); Spiers
struck out; Bagwell walked; Bell singled to right [Bagwell to
second]; Wagner threw a wild pitch [Bagwell to third, Bell to
second]; May flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 0,
Astros 0.

PIRATES 4TH: Garcia doubled to center; Martin flied to center
[Garcia to third]; Merced popped to second; Johnson struck out;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: CHRISTIANSEN REPLACED WAGNER (PITCHING); Berry
grounded out (shortstop to first); Wilkins was called out on
strikes; Miller grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

PIRATES 5TH: Bell lined to shortstop; Hayes grounded out
(shortstop to first); Cummings grounded out (first to pitcher);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Wall grounded out (shortstop to first); Cangelosi
flied to left; Spiers was hit by a pitch; Bagwell homered
[Spiers scored]; Bell grounded out (shortstop to first); 2 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 2.

PIRATES 6TH: Osik flied to center; LIRIANO BATTED FOR
CHRISTIANSEN; Liriano grounded out (first unassisted); Garcia
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Pirates 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: WILKINS REPLACED LIRIANO (PITCHING); May grounded
out (shortstop to first); Berry grounded out (second to first);
Wilkins was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Pirates 0, Astros 2.

PIRATES 7TH: Martin struck out; Merced struck out; Johnson
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates
0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Miller grounded out (third to first); Wall singled
to center; Cangelosi flied to left; Spiers struck out (catcher
to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 2.

PIRATES 8TH: Bell flied to left; Hayes flied to left; Cummings
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Bagwell flied to right; Bell singled to left; PLESAC
REPLACED WILKINS (PITCHING); MOUTON BATTED FOR MAY; Mouton flied
to right; Berry popped to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Pirates 0, Astros 2.

PIRATES 9TH: MOUTON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); SPIERS CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 3B); BIGGIO REPLACED BERRY (PLAYING 2B); Osik
doubled to right; KING BATTED FOR PLESAC; King struck out;
Garcia walked; Martin flied to center; Merced singled to left
[Osik scored, Garcia to second]; JONES REPLACED WALL (PITCHING);
Johnson doubled to right [Garcia scored, Merced scored]; Bell
grounded out (first unassisted); 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates
3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 9TH: LIEBER REPLACED JOHNSON (PITCHING); KING STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING 1B); Wilkins struck out; Miller singled to center;
HUNTER BATTED FOR JONES; Hunter singled to center [Miller to
second]; Cangelosi singled to right [Miller to third, Hunter to
second]; Spiers popped to shortstop; Bagwell singled to right
[Miller scored, Hunter scored, Cangelosi to second]; 2 R, 4 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Pirates          3   4   0    2
 Astros           4  10   0    9


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