Houston Astros 5, Colorado Rockies 4
Regular Season Game 143
Played on Saturday, September 7, 1996 (D) at Astrodome

COL N    0  0  3    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   4 10  1
HOU N    0  0  4    0  0  1    0  0  x  -   5  6  1
Colorado Rockies             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
McCracken cf                  5   1   1   0       0   1       3   0
Perez 2b                      4   0   0   0       0   3       1   1
Walker rf                     2   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
  Bichette rf                 3   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Galarraga 1b                  5   1   2   3       0   1       7   0
Anthony lf                    3   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Cockrell ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Decker c                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
J. Reed c                     3   1   2   0       0   0      11   0
  Burks ph,lf                 0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Castilla 3b                   4   0   1   0       0   1       0   2
Weiss ss                      4   0   0   0       0   1       0   3
Bailey p                      1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Burke p                     1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Echevarria ph               1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Holmes p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Young ph                    0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Totals                       37   4  10   4       2  10      24   6

FIELDING - 
E: Perez (1).

BATTING - 
2B: J. Reed (19,off Kile).
HR: Galarraga (41,3rd inning off Kile 2 on 2 out).
SH: Perez (1,off Kile).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Perez (1,2nd base off Kile/Eusebio); Bichette (28,2nd base off Hudek/Manwaring).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cangelosi lf                  3   1   1   0       1   1       3   0
  Mouton pr,lf,cf             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Biggio 2b                     3   1   0   0       1   1       2   2
Bagwell 1b                    3   1   1   1       1   2       5   1
Bell rf                       3   0   0   1       1   1       4   0
Spiers 3b                     4   0   2   2       0   1       2   4
Hunter cf                     4   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  Hudek p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Eusebio c                     4   0   0   0       0   1       7   0
  Manwaring c                 0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Miller ss                     4   1   1   1       0   0       2   0
Kile p                        3   1   1   0       0   2       0   0
  Wagner p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Montgomery lf               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   5   6   5       4  11      27   7

FIELDING - 
E: Hunter (10).

BATTING - 
2B: Bagwell (43,off Burke).
HR: Miller (14,6th inning off Holmes 0 on 2 out).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Bell (27,3rd base off Burke/J. Reed); Spiers (5,2nd base off Burke/J. Reed).

PITCHING
Colorado Rockies             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bailey                        2.1   2   4   4   3   2   0  12
Burke                         2.2   2   0   0   1   6   0  11
Holmes L(3-4)                 3     2   1   1   0   3   1  12
Totals                        8     6   5   5   4  11   1  35


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Kile W(11-8)                  7     9   4   4   0   6   1  31
Wagner                        1.2   0   0   0   2   3   0   7
Hudek SV(2)                   0.1   1   0   0   0   1   0   2
Totals                        9    10   4   4   2  10   1  40

WP: Kile 2 (12).

Umpires: HP - Mike Winters, 1B - Randy Marsh, 2B - Harry Wendelstedt, 3B - Jerry Meals
Time of Game: 2:55   Attendance: 37213


Starting Lineups:

   Colorado Rockies              Houston Astros           
1. McCracken           cf        Cangelosi           lf
2. Perez               2b        Biggio              2b
3. Walker              rf        Bagwell             1b
4. Galarraga           1b        Bell                rf
5. Anthony             lf        Spiers              3b
6. J. Reed             c         Hunter              cf
7. Castilla            3b        Eusebio             c
8. Weiss               ss        Miller              ss
9. Bailey              p         Kile                p

ROCKIES 1ST: McCracken flied to left; Perez struck out but
advanced to first on a wild pitch; Walker lined to right; Perez
stole second; Galarraga flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Rockies 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Cangelosi was called out on strikes; Biggio flied to
center; Bagwell was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Rockies 0, Astros 0.

ROCKIES 2ND: Anthony popped to shortstop; J. Reed lined to left;
Castilla singled to center; Weiss flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Rockies 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Bell flied to right; Spiers singled to center;
Hunter flied to right; Eusebio forced Spiers (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rockies 0, Astros 0.

ROCKIES 3RD: Bailey singled to center; McCracken singled to
right [Bailey to second]; Perez out on a sacrifice bunt (first
to second) [Bailey to third, McCracken to second]; Walker was
called out on strikes; Galarraga homered [Bailey scored,
McCracken scored]; Anthony was called out on strikes; 3 R, 3 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Rockies 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Miller grounded out (shortstop to first); Kile
singled to left; Cangelosi walked [Kile to second]; Biggio
walked [Kile to third, Cangelosi to second]; Bagwell walked
[Kile scored, Cangelosi to third, Biggio to second]; BURKE
REPLACED BAILEY (PITCHING); Bell walked [Cangelosi scored,
Biggio to third, Bagwell to second]; Spiers singled to left
[Biggio scored, Bagwell scored, Bell to second]; Bell stole
third and Spiers stole second; Hunter struck out; Eusebio was
called out on strikes; 4 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Rockies 3, Astros
4.

ROCKIES 4TH: J. Reed doubled to center; Castilla grounded out
(third to first); Weiss struck out; Burke singled to center [J.
Reed scored, Burke to second (error by Hunter)]; McCracken was
called out on strikes; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Rockies 4, Astros
4.

ASTROS 4TH: BICHETTE REPLACED WALKER (PLAYING RF); Miller lined
to center; Kile was called out on strikes; Cangelosi grounded
out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rockies 4, Astros
4.

ROCKIES 5TH: Perez flied to right; Bichette grounded out (third
to first); Galarraga singled to shortstop; Anthony popped to
third; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rockies 4, Astros 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Biggio was called out on strikes; Bagwell doubled to
center; Bell struck out; Spiers was called out on strikes; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rockies 4, Astros 4.

ROCKIES 6TH: On a bunt J. Reed singled to third; Castilla popped
to third; Weiss lined to right; ECHEVARRIA BATTED FOR BURKE;
Kile threw a wild pitch [J. Reed to second]; Echevarria singled
to third [J. Reed to third]; McCracken grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Rockies 4, Astros 4.

ASTROS 6TH: HOLMES REPLACED ECHEVARRIA (PITCHING); Hunter was
called out on strikes; Eusebio grounded out (shortstop to
first); Miller homered; Kile struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Rockies 4, Astros 5.

ROCKIES 7TH: Perez struck out; Bichette grounded out (third to
first); Galarraga grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Rockies 4, Astros 5.

ASTROS 7TH: Cangelosi singled to center; MOUTON RAN FOR
CANGELOSI; Biggio flied to center; Bagwell struck out; Bell
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rockies 4,
Astros 5.

ROCKIES 8TH: MOUTON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); WAGNER REPLACED
KILE (PITCHING); COCKRELL BATTED FOR ANTHONY; Cockrell struck
out; Debut game for Alan Cockrell; BURKS BATTED FOR J.
REED; Burks walked; Castilla struck out; Weiss popped to second;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rockies 4, Astros 5.

ASTROS 8TH: DECKER REPLACED COCKRELL (PLAYING C ); BURKS STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Spiers grounded out (first unassisted);
Hunter reached on an error by Perez [Hunter to first]; Eusebio
grounded out (third to first) [Hunter to second]; Miller lined
to first; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Rockies 4, Astros 5.

ROCKIES 9TH: MANWARING REPLACED EUSEBIO (PLAYING C ); YOUNG
BATTED FOR HOLMES; Young walked; On a bunt McCracken forced
Young (third to shortstop) [McCracken to first]; Perez struck
out; HUDEK REPLACED HUNTER (PITCHING); MOUTON CHANGED POSITIONS
(PLAYING CF); MONTGOMERY REPLACED WAGNER (PLAYING LF); Bichette
singled to right [McCracken to third]; Bichette stole second;
Galarraga struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Rockies 4, Astros 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Rockies          4  10   1    9
 Astros           5   6   1    6


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