Houston Astros 7, Pittsburgh Pirates 4
Regular Season Game 54
Played on Wednesday, May 29, 1996 (N) at Three Rivers Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    1  1  1    2  0  2  -   7 15  0
PIT N    0  3  0    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   4 14  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hunter cf                     4   1   0   0       0   1       5   0
  Knorr c                     1   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Biggio 2b                     4   2   1   0       1   1       2   1
Bagwell 1b                    5   3   4   5       0   0       6   2
Bell rf                       5   0   1   0       0   2       1   0
May lf                        3   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
  Cangelosi ph,lf             2   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
Miller 3b                     5   0   2   1       0   1       1   1
Gutierrez ss                  5   1   1   0       0   2       4   4
Wilkins c                     3   0   3   1       0   0       2   0
  Mouton pr,cf                1   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Wall p                        0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Morman p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Spiers ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hartgraves p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Berry ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Jones p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       40   7  15   7       1   9      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Gutierrez-Bagwell.

BATTING - 
2B: Bagwell (15,off Wilkins).
HR: Bagwell 2 (18,4th inning off Darwin 0 on 1 out,9th inning off Cordova 1
on 1 out).
SH: Wall 2 (2,off Darwin 2).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Hunter 2 (12,2nd base off Darwin/Kendall,3rd base off Darwin/Kendall).

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Garcia ss                     5   0   2   1       0   0       1   1
Martin lf                     5   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
  Cordova p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
King 2b,1b                    4   0   1   0       1   0       4   1
Merced rf                     5   1   2   0       0   0       0   0
Johnson 1b                    3   1   1   0       0   0       5   1
  Wehner ph,2b                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Liriano ph                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Hayes 3b                      3   0   0   1       2   0       2   2
Cummings cf                   5   1   2   0       0   1       4   0
Kendall c                     4   0   2   1       0   0      10   0
Darwin p                      3   1   2   1       0   1       0   2
  Wilkins p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Plesac p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Clark ph,lf                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       40   4  14   4       3   4      27   7

BATTING - 
2B: Johnson (7,off Wall); Darwin (2,off Wall); Merced (6,off Hartgraves); Kendall
(8,off Jones).
HR: Darwin (1,6th inning off Morman 0 on 1 out).
GDP: Kendall (3,off Wall).
IBB: Hayes (2,by Hartgraves).
Team LOB: 12.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wall                          4     9   3   3   1   1   0  21
Morman W(1-0)                 2     1   1   1   1   1   1   8
Hartgraves                    1     1   0   0   1   1   0   5
Jones SV(11)                  2     3   0   0   0   1   0   9
Totals                        9    14   4   4   3   4   1  43

Wall faced 2 batters in the 5th inning
IBB: Hartgraves (1,Hayes).

Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Darwin L(2-6)                 6.2   8   5   5   1   5   1  29
Wilkins                       0.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   2
Plesac                        1     2   0   0   0   2   0   5
Cordova                       1     4   2   2   0   2   1   7
Totals                        9    15   7   7   1   9   2  43

WP: Darwin (2).

Umpires: HP - Mike Winters, 1B - Harry Wendelstedt, 2B - Randy Marsh, 3B - Scott Potter
Ejections: HOU Manager Terry Collins by Randy Marsh [Catch/trap
call (Reversed)]
Time of Game: 2:56   Attendance: 11679


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Pittsburgh Pirates       
1. Hunter              cf        Garcia              ss
2. Biggio              2b        Martin              lf
3. Bagwell             1b        King                2b
4. Bell                rf        Merced              rf
5. May                 lf        Johnson             1b
6. Miller              3b        Hayes               3b
7. Gutierrez           ss        Cummings            cf
8. Wilkins             c         Kendall             c
9. Wall                p         Darwin              p

ASTROS 1ST: Hunter popped to catcher; Biggio struck out; Bagwell
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Pirates 0.

PIRATES 1ST: Garcia flied to center; Martin flied to left; King
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Bell was called out on strikes; May flied to center;
Miller popped to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates
0.

PIRATES 2ND: Merced singled to second; Johnson doubled to right
[Merced to third]; Hayes grounded out (shortstop to first)
[Merced scored]; Cummings singled to shortstop [Johnson to
third]; Kendall singled to second [Johnson scored, Cummings to
second]; Darwin struck out; Garcia singled to left [Cummings
scored, Kendall to second]; Martin grounded out (first to
pitcher); 3 R, 5 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Gutierrez flied to center; Wilkins singled to right;
Wall out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Wilkins to
second]; Hunter popped to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
0, Pirates 3.

PIRATES 3RD: On a bunt King singled to third; Merced grounded
out (first unassisted) [King to second]; Johnson popped to
third; Hayes flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Pirates 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Biggio lined to third; Bagwell homered; Bell struck
out; May singled to left; Miller struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 3.

PIRATES 4TH: Cummings singled to right; Kendall grounded into a
double play (shortstop to first) [Cummings out at second];
Darwin doubled to left; Garcia grounded out (pitcher to first);
0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Gutierrez singled to center; Darwin threw a wild
pitch [Gutierrez to second]; Wilkins singled to right [Gutierrez
scored]; Wall out on a sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Wilkins
to second]; Hunter struck out; Biggio flied to center; 1 R, 2 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 3.

PIRATES 5TH: Martin singled to center; King walked [Martin to
second]; MORMAN REPLACED WALL (PITCHING); Merced forced King
(first to shortstop) [Martin to third]; Johnson popped to
shortstop; Hayes walked [Merced to second]; Cummings flied to
center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Bagwell singled to center; Bell singled to right
[Bagwell to third]; May grounded out (pitcher to first) [Bell to
second]; Miller grounded out (third to first) [Bagwell scored];
Gutierrez popped to first; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3,
Pirates 3.

PIRATES 6TH: Kendall lined to center; Darwin homered; Garcia
flied to center; Martin struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 3, Pirates 4.

ASTROS 7TH: Wilkins singled to right; SPIERS BATTED FOR MORMAN;
MOUTON RAN FOR WILKINS; Spiers flied to center; Hunter forced
Mouton (second to shortstop); Hunter stole second; Biggio walked
while Hunter stole third; WILKINS REPLACED DARWIN (PITCHING);
Bagwell doubled to left [Hunter scored, Biggio scored]; Bell
grounded out (first unassisted); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
5, Pirates 4.

PIRATES 7TH: HARTGRAVES REPLACED SPIERS (PITCHING); KNORR
REPLACED HUNTER (PLAYING C ); MOUTON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING
CF); King flied to right; Merced doubled to right; WEHNER BATTED
FOR JOHNSON; Wehner struck out; Hayes was walked intentionally;
Cummings flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5,
Pirates 4.

ASTROS 8TH: PLESAC REPLACED WILKINS (PITCHING); WEHNER STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING 2B); KING CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B);
CANGELOSI BATTED FOR MAY; Cangelosi struck out; Miller singled
to center; Gutierrez struck out; Mouton singled to shortstop
[Miller to second]; BERRY BATTED FOR HARTGRAVES; Berry flied to
left; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Pirates 4.

PIRATES 8TH: JONES REPLACED BERRY (PITCHING); CANGELOSI STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Kendall doubled to left; CLARK BATTED FOR
PLESAC; Clark lined to center; Garcia singled to shortstop
[Kendall stayed at second]; Martin forced Garcia (second to
shortstop) [Kendall to third]; King popped to second; 0 R, 2 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Pirates 4.

ASTROS 9TH: CORDOVA REPLACED MARTIN (PITCHING); CLARK STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING LF); Knorr struck out; Biggio singled to left;
Bagwell homered [Biggio scored]; Bell grounded out (shortstop to
first); Cangelosi singled to right; Miller singled to right
[Cangelosi to third]; Gutierrez struck out; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 7, Pirates 4.

PIRATES 9TH: Merced grounded out (third to first); LIRIANO
BATTED FOR WEHNER; Liriano singled to left; Astros manager
Terry Collins ejected by 2B umpire Randy Marsh; Hayes forced
Liriano (shortstop to second); Cummings struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 7, Pirates 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           7  15   0    9
 Pirates          4  14   0   12


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