San Diego Padres 12, Houston Astros 5
Regular Season Game 54
Played on Saturday, May 31, 1997 (N) at Astrodome

SD  N    4  4  0    1  0  0    0  0  3  -  12 16  0
HOU N    1  0  1    0  1  0    0  2  0  -   5 10  1
San Diego Padres             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cianfrocco 2b                 6   2   2   0       0   3       3   3
Beamon rf                     5   2   2   0       0   1       1   0
Finley cf                     5   3   3   2       0   1       2   0
Caminiti 3b                   3   1   0   0       1   1       1   3
Joyner 1b                     5   3   2   3       0   0      13   0
Vaughn lf                     5   1   2   2       0   2       2   0
Gomez ss                      4   0   2   2       1   1       2   8
Flaherty c                    5   0   3   3       0   0       3   1
Hitchcock p                   4   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
  Bochtler p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Smith p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Totals                       43  12  16  12       2  12      27  17

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Cianfrocco-Gomez-Joyner.

BATTING - 
2B: Cianfrocco (6,off Reynolds); Joyner (6,off Reynolds).
HBP: Caminiti (3,by Wagner).
GDP: Joyner (4,off Garcia).
Team LOB: 7.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     3   1   1   1       1   0       2   4
Ausmus c                      5   1   3   0       0   0      12   0
Bagwell 1b                    3   1   1   1       2   0       7   0
Gonzalez lf                   3   0   1   1       1   1       2   0
Berry 3b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       2   1
Montgomery rf                 3   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Howard ph,rf                0   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
Gutierrez ss                  4   0   0   0       0   0       1   3
  Wagner p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Mouton cf                     3   2   2   0       0   1       0   0
  Ramos ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Reynolds p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Garcia p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Listach ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Magnante p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Bogar ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Springer p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Spiers ss                   1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   5  10   4       4   3      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Biggio-Gutierrez-Bagwell.
E: Spiers (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Mouton (5,off Hitchcock); Ausmus (11,off Hitchcock).
3B: Mouton (1,off Hitchcock).
HR: Bagwell (17,1st inning off Hitchcock 0 on 2 out).
SH: Garcia (1,off Hitchcock).
SF: Biggio (4,off Hitchcock); Howard (1,off Smith).
GDP: Montgomery (2,off Hitchcock).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Ausmus (8,3rd base off Hitchcock/Flaherty); Bagwell (5,2nd base off Hitchcock/Flaherty).
CS: Biggio (4,2nd base by Hitchcock/Flaherty).

PITCHING
San Diego Padres             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hitchcock W(5-5)              7     8   5   5   2   3   1  29
Bochtler                      0     0   0   0   2   0   0   2
Smith SV(1)                   2     2   0   0   0   0   0   8
Totals                        9    10   5   5   4   3   1  39

Hitchcock faced 2 batters in the 8th inning
Bochtler faced 2 batters in the 8th inning
WP: Hitchcock (5).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reynolds L(4-5)               1.1  10   8   8   0   1   0  14
Garcia                        3.2   3   1   1   1   3   0  14
Magnante                      2     0   0   0   0   3   0   6
Springer                      1     1   0   0   0   2   0   4
Wagner                        1     2   3   2   1   3   0   8
Totals                        9    16  12  11   2  12   0  46

HBP: Wagner (2,Caminiti).

Umpires: HP - Ed Rapuano, 1B - Scott Potter, 2B - Terry Tata, 3B - Gerry Davis
Time of Game: 2:58   Attendance: 39286


Starting Lineups:

   San Diego Padres              Houston Astros           
1. Cianfrocco          2b        Biggio              2b
2. Beamon              rf        Ausmus              c
3. Finley              cf        Bagwell             1b
4. Caminiti            3b        Gonzalez            lf
5. Joyner              1b        Berry               3b
6. Vaughn              lf        Montgomery          rf
7. Gomez               ss        Gutierrez           ss
8. Flaherty            c         Mouton              cf
9. Hitchcock           p         Reynolds            p

PADRES 1ST: Cianfrocco doubled to left; Beamon singled to left
[Cianfrocco to third]; Finley singled to right [Cianfrocco
scored, Beamon to second]; Caminiti flied to left; Joyner
singled to center [Beamon scored, Finley to second]; Vaughn
struck out; Gomez singled to center [Finley scored, Joyner to
second]; Flaherty singled to left [Joyner scored, Gomez to
second]; Hitchcock forced Gomez (third unassisted); 4 R, 6 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Padres 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio walked; Biggio was caught stealing second
(catcher to second); Ausmus grounded out (shortstop to first);
Bagwell homered; Gonzalez struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Padres 4, Astros 1.

PADRES 2ND: Cianfrocco singled to right; Beamon singled to left
[Cianfrocco to second]; Finley singled to right [Cianfrocco
scored, Beamon to second]; Caminiti flied to left; Joyner
doubled to left [Beamon scored, Finley scored]; GARCIA REPLACED
REYNOLDS (PITCHING); Vaughn popped to third; Gomez singled to
center [Joyner scored]; Flaherty grounded out (second to first);
4 R, 5 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 8, Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Berry singled to first; Montgomery grounded into a
double play (second to shortstop to first) [Berry out at
second]; Gutierrez grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 8, Astros 1.

PADRES 3RD: Hitchcock was called out on strikes; Cianfrocco
struck out; Beamon struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 8,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Mouton doubled to right; Garcia out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to pitcher to third to second) [Mouton to third];
Biggio out on a sacrifice fly to center [Mouton scored]; Ausmus
grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres
8, Astros 2.

PADRES 4TH: Finley singled to shortstop; Caminiti walked [Finley
to second]; Joyner grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [Finley to third, Caminiti out at second];
Vaughn singled to left [Finley scored]; Gomez lined to right; 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 9, Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Bagwell grounded out (shortstop to first); Gonzalez
singled to second; Berry popped to second (second to first)
[Gonzalez to second]; Montgomery grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 9, Astros 2.

PADRES 5TH: Flaherty popped to second; Hitchcock grounded out
(first unassisted); Cianfrocco grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 9, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Gutierrez flied to right; Mouton tripled to center;
LISTACH BATTED FOR GARCIA; Listach popped to shortstop;
Hitchcock threw a wild pitch [Mouton scored]; Biggio grounded
out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 9,
Astros 3.

PADRES 6TH: MAGNANTE REPLACED LISTACH (PITCHING); Beamon
grounded out (pitcher to first); Finley popped to second (second
to first); Caminiti struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 9,
Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Ausmus doubled to left; Bagwell walked; Ausmus stole
third and Bagwell stole second; Gonzalez lined to third; Berry
flied to left; Montgomery grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 9, Astros 3.

PADRES 7TH: Joyner grounded out (third to first); Vaughn was
called out on strikes; Gomez struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Padres 9, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Gutierrez grounded out (second to first); Mouton
struck out; BOGAR BATTED FOR MAGNANTE; Bogar was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 9, Astros 3.

PADRES 8TH: SPRINGER REPLACED BOGAR (PITCHING); Flaherty singled
to third; Hitchcock struck out; Cianfrocco struck out; Beamon
forced Flaherty (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Padres 9, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Biggio singled to third; Ausmus singled to right
[Biggio to second]; BOCHTLER REPLACED HITCHCOCK (PITCHING);
Bagwell walked [Biggio to third, Ausmus to second]; Gonzalez
walked [Biggio scored, Ausmus to third, Bagwell to second];
SMITH REPLACED BOCHTLER (PITCHING); Berry popped to first;
HOWARD BATTED FOR MONTGOMERY; Howard lined out on a sacrifice
fly to left [Ausmus scored]; Gutierrez grounded out (pitcher to
first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 9, Astros 5.

PADRES 9TH: HOWARD STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); WAGNER REPLACED
GUTIERREZ (PITCHING); SPIERS REPLACED SPRINGER (PLAYING SS);
Finley struck out; Caminiti was hit by a pitch; Joyner reached
on a fielder's choice [Caminiti to second (error by Spiers;
assist by Biggio)]; Vaughn singled to center [Caminiti scored
(unearned), Joyner to second]; Gomez walked [Joyner to third,
Vaughn to second]; Flaherty singled to second [Joyner scored,
Vaughn scored, Gomez to third]; Smith struck out; Cianfrocco
struck out; 3 R (2 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 12, Astros 5.

ASTROS 9TH: RAMOS BATTED FOR MOUTON; Ramos grounded out
(shortstop to first); Spiers singled to second; Biggio forced
Spiers (third to second); Ausmus singled to second [Biggio to
second]; Bagwell lined to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Padres
12, Astros 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Padres          12  16   0    7
 Astros           5  10   1    7


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