Houston Astros 5, Pittsburgh Pirates 4
Regular Season Game 137
Played on Saturday, August 31, 1996 (D) at Three Rivers Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    2  0  3  -   5  9  1
PIT N    0  0  1    0  0  1    0  1  1  -   4 11  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hunter cf                     5   0   2   0       0   3       1   0
Biggio 2b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       3   2
Bagwell 1b                    3   2   1   0       1   1       9   1
Bell rf                       4   2   1   1       0   2       0   0
Spiers 3b                     3   0   1   0       1   0       0   2
Mouton lf                     4   1   1   0       0   1       4   0
Miller ss                     2   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
  Brocail p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Olson p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Berry ph                    1   0   1   2       0   0       0   0
  Hernandez p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  May ph                      0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Kile pr                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hudek p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Manwaring c                   3   0   0   0       0   1       6   0
  Eusebio ph,c                1   0   1   2       0   0       2   0
Hampton p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Gutierrez ss                3   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
Totals                       34   5   9   5       3  10      27  11

FIELDING - 
E: Hunter (9).

BATTING - 
2B: Hunter (21,off Ericks); Bagwell (40,off Ericks); Bell (37,off Ericks).
IBB: May (8,by Ericks).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Spiers (4,2nd base off Cordova/Kendall); Mouton (20,2nd base off Ericks/Kendall).
CS: Hunter (9,2nd base by Wilkins/Kendall).

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Allensworth cf                5   1   3   2       0   0       4   1
Martin lf                     5   1   3   0       0   0       0   0
Garcia 2b                     4   0   1   1       1   0       1   3
King 1b,3b                    2   0   0   0       3   1       5   0
Kendall c                     5   1   1   1       0   0      10   1
Bell ss                       3   0   1   0       1   2       1   1
Kingery rf                    3   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
  Wilkins p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Johnson ph,1b               2   0   0   0       0   2       2   0
Wehner 3b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
  Ericks p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Liriano ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Cordova p                     2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Clark rf                    2   1   1   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       38   4  11   4       5   7      27   6

BATTING - 
2B: Martin 2 (32,off Hampton 2); Bell (23,off Hampton).
HR: Allensworth (4,8th inning off Hernandez 0 on 1 out); Kendall (2,9th inning
off Hudek 0 on 0 out).
HBP: Bell (3,by Brocail).
Team LOB: 13.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Martin (28,3rd base off Hampton/Manwaring); Clark (2,2nd base off Brocail/Manwaring).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hampton                       4     5   1   1   2   0   0  19
Brocail                       1.2   3   1   1   2   1   0  11
Olson                         0.1   0   0   0   1   0   0   2
Hernandez W(4-4)              2     2   1   1   0   4   1   8
Hudek SV(1)                   1     1   1   1   0   2   1   4
Totals                        9    11   4   4   5   7   2  44

HBP: Brocail (2,Bell).

Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Cordova                       5     1   0   0   0   8   0  16
Wilkins                       2     3   2   2   2   0   0   9
Ericks L(3-4)                 2     5   3   3   1   2   0  12
Totals                        9     9   5   5   3  10   0  37

IBB: Ericks (2,May).

Umpires: HP - Harry Wendelstedt, 1B - Brian Gorman, 2B - Mike Winters, 3B - Randy Marsh
Time of Game: 3:22   Attendance: 27559


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Pittsburgh Pirates       
1. Hunter              cf        Allensworth         cf
2. Biggio              2b        Martin              lf
3. Bagwell             1b        Garcia              2b
4. Bell                rf        King                1b
5. Spiers              3b        Kendall             c
6. Mouton              lf        Bell                ss
7. Miller              ss        Kingery             rf
8. Manwaring           c         Wehner              3b
9. Hampton             p         Cordova             p

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

PIRATES 1ST: Allensworth singled to left; Martin doubled
[Allensworth to third]; Garcia lined to shortstop; King popped
to second; Kendall grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Bell was called out on strikes; Spiers singled to
left; Spiers stole second; Mouton struck out; Miller was called
out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Bell doubled to left; Kingery flied to left; Wehner
grounded out (second to first) [Bell to third]; Cordova grounded
out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates
0.

ASTROS 3RD: Manwaring grounded out (first unassisted); Hampton
struck out; Hunter struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Pirates 0.

PIRATES 3RD: Allensworth grounded out (shortstop to first);
Martin doubled to right; Martin stole third; Garcia grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Martin scored]; King walked; Kendall flied
to left; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Biggio flied to right; Bagwell was called out on
strikes; Bell struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Pirates 1.

PIRATES 4TH: Bell walked; Kingery singled to center [Bell to
third]; Wehner reached on a fielder's choice [Bell out at home
(third to catcher), Kingery to second]; On a bunt Cordova made
an out to first; Allensworth popped to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Spiers lined to first; Mouton flied to center;
Miller flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates
1.

PIRATES 5TH: BROCAIL REPLACED MILLER (PITCHING); GUTIERREZ
REPLACED HAMPTON (PLAYING SS); Martin grounded out (shortstop to
first); Garcia singled to center; King walked [Garcia to
second]; Kendall forced King (third to second) [Garcia to
third]; Bell was hit by a pitch [Kendall to second]; Kingery
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 6TH: WILKINS REPLACED KINGERY (PITCHING); CLARK REPLACED
CORDOVA (PLAYING RF); Manwaring flied to center; Gutierrez
grounded out (second to first); Hunter singled to shortstop;
Hunter was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 6TH: Wehner grounded out (shortstop to first); Clark
singled to center; Clark stole second; Allensworth singled to
center [Clark scored, Allensworth to second (error by Hunter)];
Martin flied to left; Garcia walked; OLSON REPLACED BROCAIL
(PITCHING); King walked [Allensworth to third, Garcia to
second]; Kendall grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 2 H, 1
E, 3 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Biggio singled to center; Bagwell walked [Biggio to
second]; Bell forced Biggio (third unassisted) [Bagwell to
second]; Spiers walked [Bagwell to third, Bell to second];
Mouton popped to second; BERRY BATTED FOR OLSON; Berry singled
to center [Bagwell scored, Bell scored, Spiers out at third
(center to third)]; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 7TH: HERNANDEZ REPLACED BERRY (PITCHING); Bell struck
out; JOHNSON BATTED FOR WILKINS; Johnson struck out; Wehner
flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 2.

ASTROS 8TH: JOHNSON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); KING CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 3B); ERICKS REPLACED WEHNER (PITCHING);
Manwaring struck out; Gutierrez grounded out (second to first);
Hunter doubled to left; Biggio grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 8TH: Clark struck out; Allensworth homered; Martin
singled to center; Garcia flied to center; King struck out; 1 R,
2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 3.

ASTROS 9TH: Bagwell doubled to right; Bell doubled to left
[Bagwell scored]; On a bunt Spiers made an out to pitcher;
Mouton singled to right [Bell to third]; MAY BATTED FOR
HERNANDEZ; Mouton stole second; May was walked intentionally;
KILE RAN FOR MAY; EUSEBIO BATTED FOR MANWARING; Eusebio singled
to center [Bell scored, Mouton scored, Kile to third, Eusebio to
second (on throw)]; Gutierrez reached on a fielder's choice
[Kile out at third (third unassisted)]; Hunter struck out; 3 R,
4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Pirates 3.

PIRATES 9TH: EUSEBIO STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); HUDEK REPLACED
KILE (PITCHING); Kendall homered; Bell struck out; Johnson was
called out on strikes; LIRIANO BATTED FOR ERICKS; Liriano
grounded out (pitcher to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
5, Pirates 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5   9   1    5
 Pirates          4  11   0   13


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