Philadelphia Phillies 5, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 43
Played on Sunday, May 18, 1997 (D) at Veterans Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  1  1  -   3  9  0
PHI N    0  2  3    0  0  0    0  0  x  -   5  8  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     2   1   1   0       1   1       3   3
Abreu rf                      4   0   0   0       0   2       3   0
Bagwell 1b                    3   0   2   2       0   0       7   3
Gonzalez lf                   4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Berry 3b                      4   1   1   0       0   1       0   4
Mouton cf                     4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Gutierrez ss                  4   0   3   1       0   0       4   1
Ausmus c                      4   1   1   0       0   0       3   0
Hampton p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
  Ramos ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Garcia p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Spiers ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lima p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Howard ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   3   9   3       1   6      24  14

BATTING - 
2B: Bagwell 2 (12,off Stephenson,off Spradlin); Berry (5,off Bottalico); Gutierrez
(3,off Bottalico).
SF: Bagwell (2,off Stephenson).
HBP: Biggio (10,by Stephenson).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Biggio (2,2nd base by Stephenson/Parent); Mouton (4,2nd base by Stephenson/Parent).

Philadelphia Phillies        AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Jefferies lf                  3   1   2   0       1   0       1   0
Hudler 2b                     3   0   0   0       0   1       3   1
Rolen 3b                      3   1   1   2       1   0       1   0
Daulton rf                    3   2   2   1       0   0       2   0
  May rf                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Amaro cf                      4   1   1   0       0   0       2   0
Jordan 1b                     3   0   0   1       0   0       9   0
  Bottalico p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Parent c                      2   0   1   1       1   0       6   2
Stocker ss                    3   0   0   0       0   0       2   5
Stephenson p                  2   0   0   0       0   2       0   2
  Otero ph                    1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Spradlin p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Plantenberg p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Brogna 1b                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       28   5   8   5       3   3      27  10

FIELDING - 
E: Hudler (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Amaro (3,off Hampton).
HR: Rolen (4,3rd inning off Hampton 1 on 1 out); Daulton (5,3rd inning off
Hampton 0 on 1 out).
SH: Hudler (1,off Hampton).
SF: Jordan (1,off Hampton).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Jefferies (3,2nd base by Hampton/Ausmus); Stocker (1,2nd base by Hampton/Ausmus).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hampton L(2-4)                5     7   5   5   2   3   2  22
Garcia                        2     1   0   0   1   0   0   8
Lima                          1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        8     8   5   5   3   3   2  33


Philadelphia Phillies        IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Stephenson W(1-0)             7     6   1   0   0   4   0  26
Spradlin                      0.2   1   1   1   1   1   0   4
Plantenberg                   0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Bottalico SV(10)              1     2   1   1   0   1   0   5
Totals                        9     9   3   2   1   6   0  36

WP: Spradlin (1).
HBP: Stephenson (2,Biggio).

Umpires: HP - Randy Marsh, 1B - Sam Holbrook, 2B - Harry Wendelstedt, 3B - Larry Poncino
Time of Game: 2:29   Attendance: 17367


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Philadelphia Phillies    
1. Biggio              2b        Jefferies           lf
2. Abreu               rf        Hudler              2b
3. Bagwell             1b        Rolen               3b
4. Gonzalez            lf        Daulton             rf
5. Berry               3b        Amaro               cf
6. Mouton              cf        Jordan              1b
7. Gutierrez           ss        Parent              c
8. Ausmus              c         Stocker             ss
9. Hampton             p         Stephenson          p

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio was called out on strikes; Abreu grounded out
(second to first); Bagwell flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 0, Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 1ST: Jefferies singled to right; Hudler struck out;
Jefferies was picked off and caught stealing second (pitcher to
first to shortstop to first to shortstop); Rolen grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Phillies 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Gonzalez was called out on strikes; Berry grounded
out (first unassisted); Mouton grounded out (pitcher to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 2ND: Daulton singled to left; Amaro doubled to left
[Daulton to third]; Jordan lined out on a sacrifice fly to right
[Daulton scored, Amaro to third]; Parent singled to center
[Amaro scored]; Stocker grounded out (third to first) [Parent to
second]; Stephenson struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Phillies 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Gutierrez singled to center; Ausmus lined to right;
Gutierrez was picked off first (pitcher to first); Hampton
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Phillies 2.

PHILLIES 3RD: Jefferies singled to left; Hudler out on a
sacrifice bunt (third to first) [Jefferies to second]; Rolen
homered [Jefferies scored]; Daulton homered; Amaro grounded out
(third to first); Jordan popped to second; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 0, Phillies 5.

ASTROS 4TH: Biggio singled to center; Biggio was caught stealing
second (catcher to shortstop); Abreu struck out; Bagwell doubled
to left; Gonzalez popped to third; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
0, Phillies 5.

PHILLIES 4TH: Parent walked; Stocker forced Parent (pitcher to
second) [Stocker to first]; Stocker was picked off and caught
stealing second (pitcher to first to shortstop); Stephenson
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Phillies 5.

ASTROS 5TH: Berry struck out; Mouton grounded out (shortstop to
first); Gutierrez grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Phillies 5.

PHILLIES 5TH: Jefferies grounded out (third to first); Hudler
flied to right; Rolen walked; Daulton lined to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Phillies 5.

ASTROS 6TH: Ausmus singled to left; RAMOS BATTED FOR HAMPTON;
Ramos popped to second; Biggio was hit by a pitch [Ausmus to
second]; Abreu reached on an error by Hudler [Ausmus to third,
Biggio to second, Abreu to first]; Bagwell out on a sacrifice
fly to center [Ausmus scored (unearned), Biggio to third];
Gonzalez popped to second; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
1, Phillies 5.

PHILLIES 6TH: GARCIA REPLACED RAMOS (PITCHING); Amaro grounded
out (second to first); Jordan grounded out (second to first);
Parent flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Phillies
5.

ASTROS 7TH: Berry popped to second; On a bunt Mouton singled to
third; Mouton was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop);
Gutierrez singled to shortstop; Ausmus lined to center; 0 R, 2
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Phillies 5.

PHILLIES 7TH: Stocker popped to left; OTERO BATTED FOR
STEPHENSON; Otero singled to right; Jefferies walked [Otero to
second]; Hudler popped to shortstop; Rolen popped to second; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Phillies 5.

ASTROS 8TH: SPRADLIN REPLACED OTERO (PITCHING); MAY REPLACED
DAULTON (PLAYING RF); SPIERS BATTED FOR GARCIA; Spiers grounded
out (shortstop to first); Biggio walked; Abreu struck out;
Spradlin threw a wild pitch [Biggio to second]; Bagwell doubled
to left [Biggio scored]; PLANTENBERG REPLACED SPRADLIN
(PITCHING); Gonzalez grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Phillies 5.

PHILLIES 8TH: LIMA REPLACED SPIERS (PITCHING); May flied to
center; Amaro grounded out (first to pitcher); Jordan popped to
shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Phillies 5.

ASTROS 9TH: BOTTALICO REPLACED JORDAN (PITCHING); BROGNA
REPLACED PLANTENBERG (PLAYING 1B); Berry doubled to left; Mouton
struck out; Gutierrez doubled to right [Berry scored]; Ausmus
lined to first; HOWARD BATTED FOR LIMA; Howard flied to left; 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Phillies 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3   9   0    6
 Phillies         5   8   1    4


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