Colorado Rockies 4, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 145
Played on Monday, September 9, 1996 (N) at Astrodome

COL N    0  0  0    0  0  1    3  0  0  -   4 12  2
HOU N    0  0  1    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   2 10  0
Colorado Rockies             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Young 2b                      5   1   2   0       0   0       2   2
McCracken cf                  4   1   1   2       1   1       1   0
Burks lf                      5   1   2   0       0   1       0   0
Bichette rf                   4   0   3   2       0   0       1   0
  Walker rf                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Galarraga 1b                  5   0   1   0       0   2      14   0
Castilla 3b                   3   0   0   0       1   0       1   3
Owens c                       1   0   0   0       1   1       5   1
  Vander Wal ph               1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  J. Reed c                   1   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Weiss ss                      4   0   1   0       0   1       0   8
Ritz p                        2   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Anthony ph                  0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Jones pr                    0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Swift p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Cockrell ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  S. Reed p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Munoz p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ruffin p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   4  12   4       4   7      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Castilla-Galarraga, Owens-Young.
E: Bichette (4), Weiss (30).

BATTING - 
2B: Bichette 2 (36,off Wall 2); Galarraga (33,off Wall).
3B: McCracken (4,off Wall).
IBB: Castilla (5,by Wall).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Burks 2 (26,2nd base off Wall/Eusebio,3rd base off Wagner/Manwaring).
CS: Young (15,2nd base by Wall/Eusebio).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hunter cf                     5   0   2   0       0   0       3   0
Cangelosi lf                  4   0   2   1       0   0       1   0
  Wagner p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Biggio 2b                     3   0   0   0       0   1       2   1
Bagwell 1b                    4   0   1   0       0   2       7   1
Berry 3b                      4   1   1   1       0   2       3   1
Bell rf                       4   0   2   0       0   0       1   1
Eusebio c                     3   0   1   0       0   0       4   0
  Hudek p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Abreu lf                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Simms ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mouton lf                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Miller ss                     4   0   0   0       0   2       3   4
Wall p                        2   1   1   0       0   0       0   1
  Manwaring c                 2   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Totals                       36   2  10   2       0   8      27   9

BATTING - 
2B: Hunter (23,off Ritz).
HR: Berry (15,6th inning off Ritz 0 on 0 out).
HBP: Biggio (24,by Ritz).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Bell (28,2nd base off Ritz/Owens).
CS: Cangelosi (8,2nd base by Ritz/Owens).

PITCHING
Colorado Rockies             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ritz W(15-10)                 6     8   2   2   0   5   1  26
Swift                         1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
S. Reed                       0.2   2   0   0   0   1   0   4
Munoz                         0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Ruffin SV(20)                 1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Totals                        9    10   2   2   0   8   1  37

HBP: Ritz (8,Biggio).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wall L(9-6)                   6.1   8   4   4   3   4   0  29
Hudek                         1     2   0   0   0   1   0   5
Wagner                        1.2   2   0   0   1   2   0   7
Totals                        9    12   4   4   4   7   0  41

IBB: Wall (3,Castilla).

Umpires: HP - Harry Wendelstedt, 1B - Jerry Meals, 2B - Mike Winters, 3B - Randy Marsh
Time of Game: 2:45   Attendance: 13833


Starting Lineups:

   Colorado Rockies              Houston Astros           
1. Young               2b        Hunter              cf
2. McCracken           cf        Cangelosi           lf
3. Burks               lf        Biggio              2b
4. Bichette            rf        Bagwell             1b
5. Galarraga           1b        Berry               3b
6. Castilla            3b        Bell                rf
7. Owens               c         Eusebio             c
8. Weiss               ss        Miller              ss
9. Ritz                p         Wall                p

ROCKIES 1ST: Young lined to left; McCracken struck out; Burks
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rockies 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Hunter grounded out (shortstop to first); Cangelosi
singled to second; Biggio was hit by a pitch [Cangelosi to
second]; Bagwell struck out; Berry was called out on strikes; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Rockies 0, Astros 0.

ROCKIES 2ND: Bichette doubled; Galarraga grounded out (third to
first); Castilla flied to center [Bichette to third]; Owens
walked; Weiss struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Rockies 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Bell grounded out (third to first); Eusebio grounded
out (first unassisted); Miller grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rockies 0, Astros 0.

ROCKIES 3RD: Ritz grounded out (shortstop to first); Young
singled to left; Young was caught stealing second (pitcher to
first to shortstop); McCracken lined to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Rockies 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Wall singled to shortstop; Hunter doubled to left
[Wall to third]; Cangelosi reached on an error by Weiss [Wall
scored, Hunter to third]; Biggio lined into a double play to
third [Cangelosi out at first (third to first)]; Bagwell
grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Rockies 0, Astros 1.

ROCKIES 4TH: Burks grounded out (shortstop to first); Bichette
grounded out (second to first); Galarraga doubled to right;
Castilla grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Rockies 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Berry grounded out (second to first); Bell singled
to left; Bell stole second; Eusebio singled to left [Bell to
third]; Miller struck out; Wall popped to right; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Rockies 0, Astros 1.

ROCKIES 5TH: Owens struck out; Weiss flied to center; Ritz
singled to left; Young popped to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Rockies 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Hunter singled to right [Hunter to second (error by
Bichette)]; On a bunt Cangelosi singled to first [Hunter to
third]; Biggio struck out while Cangelosi was caught stealing
second (catcher to second); Bagwell was called out on strikes; 0
R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Rockies 0, Astros 1.

ROCKIES 6TH: McCracken lined to center; Burks singled to left;
Burks stole second; Bichette doubled to left [Burks scored];
Galarraga lined to right; Castilla was walked intentionally;
VANDER WAL BATTED FOR OWENS; Vander Wal popped to shortstop; 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Rockies 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: J. REED REPLACED VANDER WAL (PLAYING C ); Berry
homered; Bell grounded out (shortstop to first); Eusebio
grounded out (second to first); Miller grounded out (third to
first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rockies 1, Astros 2.

ROCKIES 7TH: Weiss grounded out (first unassisted); ANTHONY
BATTED FOR RITZ; Anthony walked; JONES RAN FOR ANTHONY; Young
singled to center [Jones to second]; McCracken tripled to center
[Jones scored, Young scored]; MANWARING REPLACED WALL (PLAYING C
); HUDEK REPLACED EUSEBIO (PITCHING); Burks popped to third; On
a bunt Bichette singled to pitcher [McCracken scored]; Galarraga
struck out; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rockies 4, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: SWIFT REPLACED JONES (PITCHING); WALKER REPLACED
BICHETTE (PLAYING RF); Manwaring grounded out (shortstop to
first); Hunter grounded out (shortstop to first); Cangelosi
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rockies
4, Astros 2.

ROCKIES 8TH: Castilla grounded out (shortstop to first); J. Reed
singled to left; ABREU REPLACED HUDEK (PLAYING LF); WAGNER
REPLACED CANGELOSI (PITCHING); Weiss singled to right [J. Reed
to second]; COCKRELL BATTED FOR SWIFT; Cockrell struck out;
Young popped to second; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Rockies 4, Astros
2.

ASTROS 8TH: S. REED REPLACED COCKRELL (PITCHING); Biggio lined
to center; Bagwell singled to first; Berry was called out on
strikes; Bell singled to right [Bagwell to third]; SIMMS BATTED
FOR ABREU; MUNOZ REPLACED S. REED (PITCHING); Simms forced Bell
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Rockies 4, Astros
2.

ROCKIES 9TH: MOUTON REPLACED SIMMS (PLAYING LF); McCracken
walked; Burks singled to right [McCracken out at third (right to
third), Burks to second]; Burks stole third; Walker popped to
third; Galarraga struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rockies 4,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 9TH: RUFFIN REPLACED MUNOZ (PITCHING); Miller struck out;
Manwaring struck out; Hunter grounded out (shortstop to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rockies 4, Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Rockies          4  12   2   10
 Astros           2  10   0    8


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