Pittsburgh Pirates 9, Houston Astros 5
Regular Season Game 138
Played on Sunday, September 1, 1996 (D) at Three Rivers Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  4  0    0  1  0  -   5  5  1
PIT N    1  1  1    0  0  0    6  0  x  -   9  8  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hunter cf                     5   0   1   0       0   1       3   0
Biggio 2b                     5   1   1   0       0   0       2   4
Bagwell 1b                    4   0   1   1       0   0       9   0
Bell rf                       2   1   0   0       2   0       2   0
Berry 3b                      3   0   0   1       1   1       0   1
Eusebio c                     3   1   1   1       1   0       6   1
Mouton lf                     2   1   0   0       2   0       2   0
Miller ss                     4   1   1   2       0   0       0   3
Darwin p                      3   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
  Morman p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Olson p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Holt p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Abreu ph                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Simms ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   5   5   5       6   4      24  10

FIELDING - 
E: Miller (18).

BATTING - 
2B: Miller (22,off Schmidt); Bagwell (41,off Schmidt).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Bell (25,2nd base off Wilkins/Kendall).

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Allensworth cf                4   1   1   2       0   1       2   0
Martin lf                     3   2   1   1       1   0       1   0
King 2b,3b                    3   1   1   1       1   2       1   3
Johnson 1b                    3   1   0   0       1   2      14   0
Liriano 3b                    4   0   1   3       0   0       0   4
  Wilkins p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Bell ss                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Kingery rf                    4   1   1   0       0   1       5   0
Garcia ss,2b                  4   2   2   1       0   0       0   3
Kendall c                     3   1   1   0       0   0       3   2
Schmidt p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Wainhouse p                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Beamon ph                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wehner ph,3b                2   0   0   1       0   0       0   1
  Plesac p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   9   8   9       3   6      27  16

BATTING - 
2B: Liriano (12,off Olson).
HR: King (27,1st inning off Darwin 0 on 2 out); Garcia (4,2nd inning off Darwin
0 on 2 out); Martin (16,3rd inning off Darwin 0 on 1 out).
HBP: Kendall (10,by Darwin).
IBB: Johnson (3,by Olson).
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: King (12,2nd base off Darwin/Eusebio); Allensworth 2 (8,2nd base off Olson/Eusebio,3rd
base off Olson/Eusebio); Martin (29,2nd base off Olson/Eusebio).
CS: Wehner (5,2nd base by Holt/Eusebio).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Darwin L(9-11)                6     6   6   6   1   4   3  26
Morman                        0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Olson                         0.2   2   3   3   2   2   0   6
Holt                          1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        8     8   9   9   3   6   3  36

Darwin faced 3 batters in the 7th inning
HBP: Darwin (9,Kendall).
IBB: Olson (2,Johnson).

Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Schmidt                       4.2   4   4   4   4   2   0  22
Wainhouse W(1-0)              2.1   0   0   0   1   1   0   8
Wilkins                       1     1   1   1   1   0   0   5
Plesac                        1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     5   5   5   6   4   0  38


Umpires: HP - Brian Gorman, 1B - Mike Winters, 2B - Randy Marsh, 3B - Harry Wendelstedt
Time of Game: 2:41   Attendance: 14144


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Pittsburgh Pirates       
1. Hunter              cf        Allensworth         cf
2. Biggio              2b        Martin              lf
3. Bagwell             1b        King                2b
4. Bell                rf        Johnson             1b
5. Berry               3b        Liriano             3b
6. Eusebio             c         Kingery             rf
7. Mouton              lf        Garcia              ss
8. Miller              ss        Kendall             c
9. Darwin              p         Schmidt             p

ASTROS 1ST: Hunter singled to shortstop; Biggio flied to right;
Bagwell grounded out (third to second to first) [Hunter to
second]; Bell grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

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

ASTROS 2ND: Berry was called out on strikes; Eusebio grounded
out (third to first); Mouton walked; Miller forced Mouton
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates
1.

PIRATES 2ND: Liriano flied to right; Kingery grounded out
(second to first); Garcia homered; Kendall singled to center;
Schmidt grounded out (first unassisted); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Pirates 2.

ASTROS 3RD: On a bunt Darwin made an out to pitcher; Hunter
grounded out (second to first); Biggio grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 3RD: Allensworth grounded out (shortstop to first);
Martin homered; King was called out on strikes; Johnson struck
out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Bagwell flied to center; Bell flied to right; Berry
flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 3.

PIRATES 4TH: Liriano popped to left; Kingery grounded out
(pitcher to first); Garcia flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Eusebio walked; Mouton walked [Eusebio to second];
Miller doubled to left [Eusebio scored, Mouton scored]; Darwin
struck out; Hunter flied to right; Biggio singled to pitcher
[Miller to third]; Bagwell doubled [Miller scored, Biggio to
third]; Bell walked; WAINHOUSE REPLACED SCHMIDT (PITCHING);
Berry walked [Biggio scored, Bagwell to third, Bell to second];
Eusebio flied to right; 4 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 4, Pirates
3.

PIRATES 5TH: Kendall grounded out (second to first); Wainhouse
grounded out (second to first); Allensworth struck out; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Pirates 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Mouton grounded out (shortstop to first); Miller
grounded out (pitcher to first); Darwin struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Pirates 3.

PIRATES 6TH: Martin flied to center; King walked; King stole
second; Johnson struck out; Liriano flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Pirates 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Hunter grounded out (third to first); Biggio
grounded out (third to first); Bagwell flied to center; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Pirates 3.

PIRATES 7TH: Kingery singled to center; Garcia singled to right
[Kingery to third]; Kendall was hit by a pitch [Garcia to
second]; BEAMON BATTED FOR WAINHOUSE; MORMAN REPLACED DARWIN
(PITCHING); WEHNER BATTED FOR BEAMON; Wehner grounded out (third
to first) [Kingery scored, Garcia to third, Kendall to second];
OLSON REPLACED MORMAN (PITCHING); Allensworth singled to center
[Garcia scored, Kendall scored]; Allensworth stole second;
Martin walked; Allensworth stole third and Martin stole second;
King was called out on strikes; Johnson was walked
intentionally; Liriano doubled to center [Allensworth scored,
Martin scored, Johnson scored]; Kingery struck out; 6 R, 4 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Pirates 9.

ASTROS 8TH: WILKINS REPLACED LIRIANO (PITCHING); WEHNER STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); Bell walked; Bell stole second; Berry
grounded out (third to first); Eusebio singled to left [Bell
scored]; Mouton grounded out (catcher to first) [Eusebio to
second]; Miller grounded out (pitcher to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 5, Pirates 9.

PIRATES 8TH: HOLT REPLACED OLSON (PITCHING); Garcia grounded out
(second to first); Debut game for Chris Holt; Kendall
reached on an error by Miller; Wehner forced Kendall (shortstop
to second); Wehner was caught stealing second (catcher to
second); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Pirates 9.

ASTROS 9TH: PLESAC REPLACED WEHNER (PITCHING); BELL REPLACED
WILKINS (PLAYING SS); GARCIA CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 2B);
KING CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 3B); ABREU BATTED FOR HOLT;
SIMMS BATTED FOR ABREU; Simms flied to left; Debut game for
Bob Abreu; Hunter struck out (catcher to first); Biggio
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
5, Pirates 9.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5   5   1    6
 Pirates          9   8   0    3


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