Houston Astros 9, Pittsburgh Pirates 4
Regular Season Game 126
Played on Tuesday, August 20, 1996 (N) at Astrodome

PIT N    0  0  0    0  0  1    1  2  0  -   4 10  1
HOU N    3  2  0    2  0  0    0  2  x  -   9 13  0
Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Allensworth cf                4   1   0   0       0   2       2   0
Martin lf                     5   1   3   1       0   0       1   0
King 2b                       3   1   1   1       1   1       6   1
Merced rf                     4   0   2   0       0   0       3   0
Hayes 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Johnson 1b                    3   0   2   1       1   0       5   1
Bell ss                       4   1   1   0       0   1       1   4
Osik c                        4   0   1   1       0   1       5   1
Miceli p                      1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Beamon ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ruebel p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
  Clark ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wainhouse p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Kingery ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   4  10   4       2   7      24   9

FIELDING - 
E: Martin (8).

BATTING - 
2B: Bell (21,off Wall); Osik (11,off Wall); Johnson (16,off Brocail); Martin
(28,off Hernandez).
HR: Martin (15,8th inning off Wall 0 on 0 out).
SF: King (6,off Wall).
HBP: Allensworth (2,by Wall).
Team LOB: 8.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cangelosi lf                  4   2   4   0       1   0       3   1
Biggio 2b                     3   4   1   1       2   0       3   2
Bagwell 1b                    4   2   3   3       1   0       6   2
Bell rf                       4   0   1   3       0   0       3   0
Spiers 3b                     5   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
Eusebio c                     3   0   0   1       0   1       6   1
Hunter cf                     4   0   2   0       0   1       2   0
Miller ss                     4   0   2   0       0   0       1   2
  Hernandez p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Wall p                        3   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
  Brocail p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gutierrez ss                0   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
Totals                       34   9  13   8       5   5      27   8

BATTING - 
2B: Cangelosi (10,off Miceli); Bagwell (35,off Miceli).
HR: Bagwell (26,4th inning off Miceli 1 on 1 out).
SF: Eusebio (1,off Miceli); Bell (9,off Wainhouse).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Bagwell (18,3rd base off Miceli/Osik); Bell (22,2nd base off Miceli/Osik);
Cangelosi (17,2nd base off Miceli/Osik).
CS: Cangelosi (7,2nd base by Miceli/Osik).

PITCHING
Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Miceli L(2-9)                 4     9   7   6   3   3   1  23
Ruebel                        2     2   0   0   1   0   0   9
Wainhouse                     2     2   2   2   1   2   0   9
Totals                        8    13   9   8   5   5   1  41

WP: Miceli (8), Wainhouse (1).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wall W(7-4)                   7     7   3   3   1   4   1  29
Brocail                       0.1   2   1   1   1   0   0   4
Hernandez SV(3)               1.2   1   0   0   0   3   0   6
Totals                        9    10   4   4   2   7   1  39

Wall faced 1 batter in the 8th inning
WP: Hernandez (8).
HBP: Wall (4,Allensworth).

Umpires: HP - Ed Rapuano, 1B - Gerry Davis, 2B - Bill Hohn, 3B - Terry Tata
Time of Game: 2:44   Attendance: 19866


Starting Lineups:

   Pittsburgh Pirates            Houston Astros           
1. Allensworth         cf        Cangelosi           lf
2. Martin              lf        Biggio              2b
3. King                2b        Bagwell             1b
4. Merced              rf        Bell                rf
5. Hayes               3b        Spiers              3b
6. Johnson             1b        Eusebio             c
7. Bell                ss        Hunter              cf
8. Osik                c         Miller              ss
9. Miceli              p         Wall                p

PIRATES 1ST: Allensworth struck out; Martin lined to center;
King singled to left [King out at second (left to second)]; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Cangelosi doubled to right; Biggio walked; Bagwell
walked [Cangelosi to third, Biggio to second]; Bell singled to
right [Cangelosi scored, Biggio scored, Bagwell to second];
Spiers struck out while Bagwell stole third and Bell stole
second; Eusebio out on a sacrifice fly to center [Bagwell
scored, Bell to third]; Hunter popped to shortstop; 3 R, 2 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 3.

PIRATES 2ND: Merced flied to right; Hayes struck out; Johnson
walked; Bell grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 2ND: Miller lined to center; Wall popped to second;
Cangelosi singled to center; Cangelosi stole second; Biggio
singled to left [Cangelosi scored]; Bagwell doubled to left
[Biggio scored (error by Martin) (unearned) (no RBI)]; Bell
grounded out (second to first); 2 R (1 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Pirates 0, Astros 5.

PIRATES 3RD: Osik struck out; Miceli struck out (catcher to
first); Allensworth popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Pirates 0, Astros 5.

ASTROS 3RD: Spiers struck out; Eusebio grounded out (shortstop
to first); Hunter singled to left; Miller singled to left
[Hunter to second]; Miceli threw a wild pitch [Hunter to third,
Miller to second]; Wall struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Pirates 0, Astros 5.

PIRATES 4TH: Martin grounded out (first unassisted); King popped
to shortstop; Merced singled to first; Hayes forced Merced
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros
5.

ASTROS 4TH: Cangelosi singled to center; Cangelosi was caught
stealing second (catcher to second); Biggio walked; Bagwell
homered [Biggio scored]; Bell lined to right; Spiers lined to
second; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 7.

PIRATES 5TH: Johnson singled to center; Bell lined to right;
Osik lined to left; BEAMON BATTED FOR MICELI; Beamon lined to
right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 7.

ASTROS 5TH: RUEBEL REPLACED BEAMON (PITCHING); Eusebio grounded
out (shortstop to first); Hunter singled to center; Miller
singled to left [Hunter to second]; Wall lined to right [Hunter
to third]; Cangelosi walked [Miller to second]; Biggio forced
Cangelosi (shortstop to second); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Pirates
0, Astros 7.

PIRATES 6TH: Allensworth was hit by a pitch; Martin singled to
right [Allensworth to third]; King out on a sacrifice fly to
center [Allensworth scored]; Merced flied to left; Hayes
grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Pirates 1, Astros 7.

ASTROS 6TH: Bagwell grounded out (first to pitcher); Bell
grounded out (pitcher to first); Spiers grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 7.

PIRATES 7TH: Johnson grounded out (first to pitcher); Bell
doubled to center; Osik doubled to left [Bell scored]; CLARK
BATTED FOR RUEBEL; Clark grounded out (first to pitcher) [Osik
to third]; Allensworth popped to first; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Pirates 2, Astros 7.

ASTROS 7TH: WAINHOUSE REPLACED CLARK (PITCHING); Eusebio struck
out; Hunter struck out; Miller popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 7.

PIRATES 8TH: Martin homered; BROCAIL REPLACED WALL (PITCHING);
King walked; Merced singled to right [King to second]; Hayes
popped to third; Johnson doubled to right [King scored, Merced
to third]; HERNANDEZ REPLACED MILLER (PITCHING); GUTIERREZ
REPLACED BROCAIL (PLAYING SS); Bell struck out; Osik grounded
out (second to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 4, Astros
7.

ASTROS 8TH: Gutierrez walked; Cangelosi singled to center
[Gutierrez to second]; Biggio forced Cangelosi (shortstop to
second) [Gutierrez to third, Biggio to first]; Bagwell singled
to left [Gutierrez scored, Biggio to second]; Wainhouse threw a
wild pitch [Biggio to third, Bagwell to second]; Bell out on a
sacrifice fly to left [Biggio scored]; Spiers flied to right; 2
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 4, Astros 9.

PIRATES 9TH: KINGERY BATTED FOR WAINHOUSE; Kingery lined to
left; Allensworth was called out on strikes; Martin doubled to
left; Hernandez threw a wild pitch [Martin to third]; King
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 4, Astros 9.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Pirates          4  10   1    8
 Astros           9  13   0    8


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