Houston Astros 4, Florida Marlins 3
Regular Season Game 85
Played on Wednesday, July 3, 1996 (D) at Astrodome

FLA N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  3  -   3 10  0
HOU N    2  0  0    2  0  0    0  0  x  -   4  9  0
Florida Marlins              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Veras 2b                      5   0   3   1       0   0       2   1
Arias 3b                      5   0   0   0       0   3       1   2
Colbrunn 1b                   4   0   0   0       0   1       7   0
Sheffield rf                  3   1   2   0       1   0       1   0
Conine lf                     4   1   2   0       0   2       1   0
Orsulak cf                    3   1   1   1       1   1       5   0
Johnson c                     3   0   0   0       0   2       6   1
  White ph                    1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Abbott ss                     3   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Pendleton ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Leiter p                      2   0   1   0       0   0       1   1
  Mathews p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Grebeck ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Pall p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Dawson ph                   0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Brown pr                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   3  10   2       3   9      24   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Leiter-Veras, Johnson-Arias.

BATTING - 
2B: Veras (7,off Drabek); Conine (15,off Drabek).
GDP: Colbrunn (16,off Drabek); Pendleton (7,off Jones).
Team LOB: 8.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Mouton cf                     4   1   3   0       1   0       2   0
  Cangelosi cf                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Biggio 2b                     3   0   1   3       1   0       1   5
Bagwell 1b                    2   1   0   0       2   0      10   0
Bell rf                       4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Miller 3b                     4   0   1   1       0   1       0   1
Simms lf                      3   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
  Montgomery pr,lf            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Gutierrez ss                  3   1   1   0       0   2       2   4
Knorr c                       4   1   1   0       0   1       9   0
Drabek p                      4   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Jones p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   4   9   4       5   4      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Biggio-Gutierrez-Bagwell, Gutierrez-Biggio-Bagwell.

BATTING - 
2B: Mouton (9,off Leiter); Bell (23,off Leiter); Knorr (2,off Leiter); Biggio
(15,off Leiter).
HBP: Gutierrez (2,by Leiter).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Miller (5,3rd base by Pall/Johnson).

PITCHING
Florida Marlins              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Leiter L(9-7)                 5.2   8   4   4   4   3   0  29
Mathews                       0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Pall                          2     1   0   0   1   1   0   7
Totals                        8     9   4   4   5   4   0  37

WP: Leiter (2).
HBP: Leiter (6,Gutierrez).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Drabek W(4-6)                 8     7   2   2   2   9   0  32
Jones SV(16)                  1     3   1   1   1   0   0   6
Totals                        9    10   3   3   3   9   0  38

Drabek faced 2 batters in the 9th inning

Umpires: HP - Bruce Froemming, 1B - Steve Rippley, 2B - Mark Hirschbeck, 3B - Ron Barnes
Time of Game: 2:56   Attendance: 24537


Starting Lineups:

   Florida Marlins               Houston Astros           
1. Veras               2b        Mouton              cf
2. Arias               3b        Biggio              2b
3. Colbrunn            1b        Bagwell             1b
4. Sheffield           rf        Bell                rf
5. Conine              lf        Miller              3b
6. Orsulak             cf        Simms               lf
7. Johnson             c         Gutierrez           ss
8. Abbott              ss        Knorr               c
9. Leiter              p         Drabek              p

MARLINS 1ST: Veras lined to center; Arias struck out; Colbrunn
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Marlins 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Mouton doubled to left; Leiter threw a wild pitch
[Mouton to third]; Biggio grounded out (shortstop to first)
[Mouton scored]; Bagwell walked; Bell doubled to left [Bagwell
to third]; Miller grounded out (third to first) [Bagwell scored,
Bell to third]; Simms lined to second; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Marlins 0, Astros 2.

MARLINS 2ND: Sheffield flied to center; Conine struck out;
Orsulak grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Marlins 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Gutierrez singled to center; Knorr flied to center;
On a bunt Drabek hit into a double play (pitcher to second)
[Gutierrez out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Marlins 0,
Astros 2.

MARLINS 3RD: Johnson struck out; Abbott popped to shortstop;
Leiter singled to center; Veras doubled to right [Leiter to
third]; Arias was called out on strikes; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Marlins 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: On a bunt Mouton singled to third; Biggio grounded
out (third to first) [Mouton to second]; Bagwell walked; Bell
flied to center [Mouton to third]; Miller struck out; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Marlins 0, Astros 2.

MARLINS 4TH: Colbrunn struck out; Sheffield singled to left;
Conine struck out; Orsulak walked [Sheffield to second]; Johnson
was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Marlins 0,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Simms flied to center; Gutierrez was hit by a pitch;
Knorr doubled to right [Gutierrez to third]; Drabek flied to
right; Mouton walked; Biggio doubled to center [Gutierrez
scored, Knorr scored, Mouton to third]; Bagwell popped to
catcher; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Marlins 0, Astros 4.

MARLINS 5TH: Abbott lined to left; Leiter grounded out (second
to first); Veras grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Marlins 0, Astros 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Bell popped to first; Miller grounded out (shortstop
to first); Simms popped to catcher; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Marlins 0, Astros 4.

MARLINS 6TH: Arias struck out; Colbrunn grounded out (second to
first); Sheffield walked; Conine singled to left [Sheffield to
second]; Orsulak struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Marlins 0,
Astros 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Gutierrez struck out; Knorr struck out; Drabek
singled to right; Mouton singled to right [Drabek to third];
Biggio walked [Mouton to second]; MATHEWS REPLACED LEITER
(PITCHING); Bagwell lined to left; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. 
Marlins 0, Astros 4.

MARLINS 7TH: Johnson grounded out (third to first); Abbott flied
to left; GREBECK BATTED FOR MATHEWS; Grebeck grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Marlins 0, Astros 4.

ASTROS 7TH: PALL REPLACED GREBECK (PITCHING); Bell flied to
center; Miller singled to left; Simms walked [Miller to second];
MONTGOMERY RAN FOR SIMMS; Gutierrez struck out while Miller was
caught stealing third (catcher to third); Debut game for Ray
Montgomery; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Marlins 0, Astros 4.

MARLINS 8TH: MONTGOMERY STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Veras
singled to center; Arias flied to right; Colbrunn grounded into
a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Veras out at
second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Marlins 0, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: Knorr flied to center; Drabek grounded out (pitcher
to first); Mouton grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Marlins 0, Astros 4.

MARLINS 9TH: CANGELOSI REPLACED MOUTON (PLAYING CF); Sheffield
singled to center; Conine doubled to left [Sheffield to third];
JONES REPLACED DRABEK (PITCHING); Orsulak singled to right
[Sheffield scored, Conine stayed at second]; WHITE BATTED FOR
JOHNSON; White singled to left [Conine to third, Orsulak to
second]; PENDLETON BATTED FOR ABBOTT; Pendleton grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Conine scored (no
RBI), Orsulak to third, White out at second]; DAWSON BATTED FOR
PALL; Dawson walked; BROWN RAN FOR DAWSON; Veras singled to
center [Orsulak scored, Brown to second]; Arias grounded out
(first unassisted); 3 R, 5 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Marlins 3, Astros 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Marlins          3  10   0    8
 Astros           4   9   0    9


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