Pittsburgh Pirates 8, Houston Astros 6
Regular Season Game 128
Played on Thursday, August 22, 1996 (N) at Astrodome

PIT N    0  0  1    0  0  2    1  0  4  -   8 11  0
HOU N    0  1  0    1  0  0    3  0  1  -   6 13  1
Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Kingery cf                    3   0   0   1       0   0       1   0
  Allensworth ph,cf           0   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
Martin lf                     3   2   1   0       2   0       2   0
King 2b                       4   1   1   5       0   1       3   4
Clark rf                      5   1   2   0       0   0       1   0
Johnson 1b                    4   0   1   0       1   0       8   1
Hayes 3b                      3   1   1   1       1   0       0   1
  Wilkins p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Neagle ph                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ericks p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Bell ss                       5   1   2   0       0   1       1   4
Kendall c                     3   1   3   1       1   0       9   0
Loaiza p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Liriano ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cordova p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wehner 3b                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       31   8  11   8       6   2      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Bell-King-Johnson, King-Bell-Johnson.

BATTING - 
2B: Johnson (17,off Drabek); Kendall (20,off Drabek); Clark 2 (10,off Drabek,off
Hernandez).
HR: King (25,9th inning off Hernandez 3 on 1 out).
SH: Loaiza 2 (3,off Drabek 2); Wehner (1,off Wagner); Neagle (14,off Hernandez).
SF: Kingery (3,off Drabek); King (7,off Darwin).
GDP: King (14,off Drabek).
IBB: Johnson (2,by Hernandez).
Team LOB: 8.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cangelosi lf                  4   0   1   0       1   0       2   0
Biggio 2b                     4   1   2   1       1   1       6   3
Bagwell 1b                    5   1   1   1       0   0      10   3
Bell rf                       4   2   2   2       1   2       1   0
Spiers 3b                     4   1   1   1       1   1       0   5
Eusebio c                     4   1   1   0       0   1       2   0
  Manwaring c                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Hunter cf                     4   0   2   0       0   0       4   0
Gutierrez ss                  3   0   2   0       0   1       0   2
Drabek p                      2   0   1   1       0   1       2   1
  Darwin p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  May ph                      1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Wagner p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Morman p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hernandez p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   6  13   6       4   9      27  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Spiers-Biggio-Bagwell.
E: Darwin (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Eusebio (5,off Loaiza).
HR: Bell 2 (16,2nd inning off Loaiza 0 on 0 out,9th inning off Ericks 0 on
2 out); Biggio (14,7th inning off Cordova 0 on 1 out); Bagwell (27,7th
inning off Cordova 0 on 1 out); Spiers (6,7th inning off Cordova 0 on 2
out).
SH: Gutierrez (3,off Wilkins).
GDP: Eusebio (2,off Loaiza); Bagwell (13,off Loaiza).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Hunter (7,3rd base by Wilkins/Kendall).

PITCHING
Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Loaiza                        5     8   2   2   3   2   1  24
Cordova                       2     3   3   3   0   4   3   9
Wilkins W(3-0)                1     1   0   0   1   1   0   4
Ericks SV(4)                  1     1   1   1   0   2   1   4
Totals                        9    13   6   6   4   9   5  41


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Drabek                        5.2   7   3   3   2   2   0  25
Darwin                        2.1   1   1   0   1   0   0   9
Wagner L(2-1)                 0.1   0   2   2   2   0   0   3
Morman                        0     1   1   1   0   0   0   1
Hernandez                     0.2   2   1   1   1   0   1   5
Totals                        9    11   8   7   6   2   1  43

IBB: Hernandez (2,Johnson).

Umpires: HP - Bill Hohn, 1B - Scott Potter, 2B - Ed Rapuano, 3B - Gerry Davis
Ejections: PIT Manager Jim Leyland by Bill Hohn [Balls and strikes]
Time of Game: 3:20   Attendance: 14899


Starting Lineups:

   Pittsburgh Pirates            Houston Astros           
1. Kingery             cf        Cangelosi           lf
2. Martin              lf        Biggio              2b
3. King                2b        Bagwell             1b
4. Clark               rf        Bell                rf
5. Johnson             1b        Spiers              3b
6. Hayes               3b        Eusebio             c
7. Bell                ss        Hunter              cf
8. Kendall             c         Gutierrez           ss
9. Loaiza              p         Drabek              p

PIRATES 1ST: Kingery flied to left; Martin walked; King grounded
into a double play (third to second to first) [Martin out at
second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Cangelosi grounded out (second to first); Biggio
grounded out (shortstop to first); Bagwell grounded out (third
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Clark grounded out (first to pitcher); Johnson
grounded out (second to first); Hayes grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Bell homered; Spiers walked; Eusebio grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Spiers out at
second]; Hunter singled to third; Gutierrez singled to right
[Hunter to second]; Drabek struck out; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Pirates 0, Astros 1.

PIRATES 3RD: Bell singled to center; Kendall singled to center
[Bell to second]; Loaiza out on a sacrifice bunt (third to
second) [Bell to third, Kendall to second]; Kingery out on a
sacrifice fly to center [Bell scored]; Martin grounded out
(first unassisted); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Cangelosi singled to right; Biggio singled to second
[Cangelosi to second]; Bagwell grounded into a double play
(second to shortstop to first) [Cangelosi to third, Biggio out
at second]; Bell walked; Spiers reached on a fielder's choice
[Bell out at second (second unassisted)]; Derek Bell called
for interference; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 1.

PIRATES 4TH: King was called out on strikes; Clark grounded out
(first to pitcher); Johnson doubled to center; Hayes walked;
Bell struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Eusebio doubled to center; Hunter lined to second;
Gutierrez singled to left [Eusebio to third]; Drabek singled to
left [Eusebio scored, Gutierrez to second]; Cangelosi lined to
left; Biggio walked [Gutierrez to third, Drabek to second];
Bagwell lined to right; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros
2.

PIRATES 5TH: Kendall doubled to left; Loaiza out on a sacrifice
bunt (third to second) [Kendall to third]; Kingery grounded out
(shortstop to first); On a bunt Martin grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Bell struck out; Spiers grounded out (first to
pitcher); Eusebio grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 2.

PIRATES 6TH: King flied to center; Clark doubled to left;
Johnson flied to center [Clark to third]; Hayes singled to right
[Clark scored]; Bell singled to pitcher [Hayes to second];
DARWIN REPLACED DRABEK (PITCHING); Kendall singled to center
[Hayes scored, Bell to second]; LIRIANO BATTED FOR LOAIZA;
Liriano grounded out (first unassisted); 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Pirates 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: CORDOVA REPLACED LIRIANO (PITCHING); Hunter grounded
out (second to first); Gutierrez struck out; Darwin was called
out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 2.

PIRATES 7TH: Kingery grounded out (second to first); Martin
walked; Martin was picked off first but was safe on an error by
Darwin [Martin to third]; King lined out on a sacrifice fly to
center [Martin scored (unearned)]; Clark lined to second; 1 R (0
ER), 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 4, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Cangelosi flied to center; Biggio homered; Bagwell
homered; Bell struck out; Spiers homered; Eusebio struck out;
Pirates manager Jim Leyland ejected by HP umpire Bill Hohn
sometime in eighth inning; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 4,
Astros 5.

PIRATES 8TH: Johnson flied to left; Hayes lined to right; Bell
grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates
4, Astros 5.

ASTROS 8TH: WILKINS REPLACED HAYES (PITCHING); WEHNER REPLACED
CORDOVA (PLAYING 3B); Hunter singled to center; Gutierrez out on
a sacrifice bunt (first unassisted) [Hunter to second]; MAY
BATTED FOR DARWIN; May struck out; Cangelosi walked; Hunter was
caught stealing third (pitcher to third); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Pirates 4, Astros 5.

PIRATES 9TH: WAGNER REPLACED MAY (PITCHING); MANWARING REPLACED
EUSEBIO (PLAYING C ); Kendall walked; Wehner out on a sacrifice
bunt (first to second) [Kendall to second]; ALLENSWORTH BATTED
FOR KINGERY; Allensworth walked; MORMAN REPLACED WAGNER
(PITCHING); Martin singled to first [Kendall to third,
Allensworth to second]; HERNANDEZ REPLACED MORMAN (PITCHING);
King homered [Kendall scored, Allensworth scored, Martin
scored]; Clark doubled to center; Johnson was walked
intentionally; NEAGLE BATTED FOR WILKINS; Neagle out on a
sacrifice bunt (third to second) [Clark to third, Johnson to
second]; Bell grounded out (shortstop to first); 4 R, 3 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Pirates 8, Astros 5.

ASTROS 9TH: ERICKS REPLACED NEAGLE (PITCHING); ALLENSWORTH
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); Biggio struck out; Bagwell lined to
left; Bell homered; Spiers struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Pirates 8, Astros 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Pirates          8  11   0    8
 Astros           6  13   1    8


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