Houston Astros 3, Minnesota Twins 2
Regular Season Game 68
Played on Sunday, June 15, 1997 (D) at Astrodome

MIN A    2  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  8  1
HOU N    0  0  0    0  2  0    0  0  1  -   3  6  0
Minnesota Twins              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Knoblauch 2b                  4   1   2   0       1   0       3   2
Lawton rf                     2   1   1   2       2   0       4   0
  Colbrunn ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Guardado p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Trombley p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Molitor 1b                    4   0   1   0       0   0       6   1
Steinbach c                   4   0   0   0       0   1       5   2
Coomer 3b                     4   0   1   0       0   2       0   2
Cordova lf                    4   0   1   0       0   1       2   1
Becker cf,rf                  3   0   0   0       1   1       1   0
Meares ss                     4   0   1   0       0   2       2   3
Tewksbury p                   2   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Stahoviak ph                1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Swindell p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Kelly ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Jackson cf                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       34   2   8   2       4   7      25  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Knoblauch-Meares-Molitor, Tewksbury-Meares-Molitor.
E: Steinbach (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Meares (15,off Holt).
HR: Lawton (5,1st inning off Holt 1 on 0 out).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Stahoviak (2,2nd base off Holt/Ausmus).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     4   1   2   1       0   1       2   1
Howard cf                     4   0   1   1       0   1       1   0
  Wagner p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Bagwell 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   1       8   1
Gonzalez lf                   4   0   1   0       0   0       2   1
Bell rf                       2   1   1   0       2   0       3   0
Spiers 3b                     3   0   0   0       0   1       3   3
  Berry ph                    0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Ausmus c                      2   0   0   0       2   0       7   0
Listach ss                    3   1   1   0       1   1       0   5
Holt p                        0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Montgomery ph               1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lima p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mouton cf                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       27   3   6   2       6   5      27  12

BATTING - 
2B: Bell (8,off Tewksbury).
SH: Holt 2 (6,off Tewksbury 2).
GDP: Howard (3,off Tewksbury); Bell (2,off Tewksbury).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Biggio (9,2nd base off Tewksbury/Steinbach).

PITCHING
Minnesota Twins              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Tewksbury                     6     6   2   2   2   2   0  23
Swindell                      2     0   0   0   1   3   0   7
Guardado L(0-2)               0.1   0   1   0   1   0   0   2
Trombley                      0     0   0   0   2   0   0   3
Totals                        8.1   6   3   2   6   5   0  35


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Holt                          7     7   2   2   4   4   1  31
Lima                          1.2   1   0   0   0   3   0   6
Wagner W(3-3)                 0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        9     8   2   2   4   7   1  38

WP: Holt (1).

Umpires: HP - Jeff Nelson, 1B - Dana DeMuth, 2B - Kerwin Danley, 3B - Gary Darling
Time of Game: 2:35   Attendance: 28218


Starting Lineups:

   Minnesota Twins               Houston Astros           
1. Knoblauch           2b        Biggio              2b
2. Lawton              rf        Howard              cf
3. Molitor             1b        Bagwell             1b
4. Steinbach           c         Gonzalez            lf
5. Coomer              3b        Bell                rf
6. Cordova             lf        Spiers              3b
7. Becker              cf        Ausmus              c
8. Meares              ss        Listach             ss
9. Tewksbury           p         Holt                p

TWINS 1ST: Knoblauch singled to left; Lawton homered [Knoblauch
scored]; Molitor grounded out (third to first); Steinbach was
called out on strikes; Coomer singled to second; Cordova singled
to center [Coomer to second]; Becker grounded out (first to
pitcher); 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Twins 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio struck out; Howard flied to center; Bagwell
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Twins 2, Astros 0.

TWINS 2ND: Meares doubled to left; On a bunt Tewksbury reached
on a fielder's choice [Meares out at third (pitcher to third)];
Holt threw a wild pitch [Tewksbury to second]; Knoblauch walked;
Lawton flied to left; Molitor forced Knoblauch (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Twins 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Gonzalez grounded out (second to first); Bell
walked; Spiers flied to left; Ausmus lined to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Twins 2, Astros 0.

TWINS 3RD: Steinbach flied to center; Coomer grounded out
(shortstop to first); Cordova grounded out (shortstop to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Twins 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Listach walked; Holt out on a sacrifice bunt
(catcher to second) [Listach to second]; Biggio singled to
second [Listach to third]; Howard grounded into a double play
(second to shortstop to first) [Biggio out at second]; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Twins 2, Astros 0.

TWINS 4TH: Becker struck out; Meares struck out; Tewksbury
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Twins 2,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Bagwell grounded out (third to first); Gonzalez
flied to left; Bell doubled to center; Spiers grounded out
(first to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Twins 2, Astros 0.

TWINS 5TH: Knoblauch grounded out (shortstop to first); Lawton
walked; Molitor singled to left [Lawton out at third (left to
third), Molitor to second (on throw)]; Steinbach popped to
first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Twins 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Ausmus flied to right; Listach singled to left; Holt
out on a sacrifice bunt (third to second) [Listach to second];
Biggio singled to center [Listach scored]; Biggio stole second;
Howard singled to left [Biggio scored, Howard out at first (left
to catcher to first)]; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Twins 2, Astros 2.

TWINS 6TH: Coomer was called out on strikes; Cordova lined to
third; Becker walked; Meares grounded out (shortstop to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Twins 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Bagwell flied to right; Gonzalez singled to center;
Bell grounded into a double play (pitcher to shortstop to first)
[Gonzalez out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Twins 2, Astros
2.

TWINS 7TH: STAHOVIAK BATTED FOR TEWKSBURY; Stahoviak singled to
shortstop; Knoblauch lined to right; Stahoviak stole second;
Lawton walked; Molitor lined to left; Steinbach grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Twins 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: SWINDELL REPLACED STAHOVIAK (PITCHING); Spiers was
called out on strikes; Ausmus walked; Listach was called out on
strikes; MONTGOMERY BATTED FOR HOLT; Montgomery forced Ausmus
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Twins 2, Astros 2.

TWINS 8TH: LIMA REPLACED MONTGOMERY (PITCHING); Coomer struck
out; Cordova struck out; Becker flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Twins 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Biggio grounded out (first unassisted); Howard
struck out; Bagwell flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Twins
2, Astros 2.

TWINS 9TH: Meares struck out; KELLY BATTED FOR SWINDELL; Kelly
flied to right; Knoblauch singled to shortstop; COLBRUNN BATTED
FOR LAWTON; WAGNER REPLACED HOWARD (PITCHING); MOUTON REPLACED
LIMA (PLAYING CF); Colbrunn forced Knoblauch (third to second);
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Twins 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 9TH: GUARDADO REPLACED COLBRUNN (PITCHING); BECKER
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); JACKSON REPLACED KELLY (PLAYING
CF); Gonzalez lined to center; Bell walked; BERRY BATTED FOR
SPIERS; TROMBLEY REPLACED GUARDADO (PITCHING); Berry walked
[Bell to second]; Ausmus walked [Bell to third, Berry to
second]; On a bunt Listach reached on an error by Steinbach
[Bell scored (unearned) (no RBI), Berry to third, Ausmus to
second, Listach to first]; 1 R (0 ER), 0 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Twins
2, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Twins            2   8   1    9
 Astros           3   6   0    7


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