Pittsburgh Pirates 6, Houston Astros 0

Regular Season Game 75

Played on Monday, June 23, 1997 (N) at Astrodome

PIT N 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 5 0 - 6 8 0 HOU N 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 2 0

Pittsburgh PiratesAB R H RBI BB SO PO AWomack 2b 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 Allensworth cf 3 1 2 3 1 0 4 0 Smith lf 4 1 1 1 0 2 1 0 Young 1b 4 0 1 1 0 2 15 1 Randa 3b 4 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 Kendall c 4 0 0 0 0 1 5 0 Guillen rf 4 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 Polcovich ss 3 1 1 0 1 1 0 4 Cordova p 2 1 0 0 1 1 1 5Totals32 6 8 6 3 11 27 12BATTING -2B:Smith (5,off Lima); Young (11,off Martin).3B:Guillen (3,off Garcia); Allensworth (2,off Lima).HR:Guillen (6,5th inning off Garcia 0 on 2 out).Team LOB:2.BASERUNNING -SB:Randa (4,2nd base off Garcia/Ausmus).CS:Allensworth (3,2nd base by Garcia/Ausmus).

Houston AstrosAB R H RBI BB SO PO ABiggio 2b 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 Spiers 3b 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 Bagwell 1b 3 0 0 0 1 2 7 2 Gonzalez lf 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 Bell rf 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 Howard cf 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 Ausmus c 2 0 0 0 1 1 12 1 Bogar ss 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 Hudek p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Garcia p 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 Lima p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Martin p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Gutierrez ss 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1Totals28 0 2 0 2 5 27 11FIELDING -DP:2. Ausmus-Biggio, Bagwell-Bogar.BATTING -HBP:Biggio (14,by Cordova).Team LOB:4.BASERUNNING -SB:Spiers (4,2nd base off Cordova/Kendall).

PITCHING

Pittsburgh PiratesIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPCordova W(6-5) 9 2 0 0 2 5 0 31HBP:Cordova (6,Biggio).

Houston AstrosIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPGarcia L(3-5) 7 5 3 3 2 9 1 26 Lima 0.1 2 3 3 1 1 0 4 Martin 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 Hudek 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3Totals9 8 6 6 3 11 1 35 Garcia faced 2 batters in the 8th inningUmpires:HP - Larry Vanover, 1B - Jerry Layne, 2B - Paul Runge, 3B - Joe WestTime of Game:2:24Attendance:16738 Starting Lineups: Pittsburgh Pirates Houston Astros 1. Womack 2b Biggio 2b 2. Allensworth cf Spiers 3b 3. Smith lf Bagwell 1b 4. Young 1b Gonzalez lf 5. Randa 3b Bell rf 6. Kendall c Howard cf 7. Guillen rf Ausmus c 8. Polcovich ss Bogar ss 9. Cordova p Garcia p PIRATES 1ST: Womack flied to left; Allensworth grounded out (shortstop to first); Smith struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 0. ASTROS 1ST: Biggio grounded out (pitcher to first); Spiers struck out; Bagwell struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 0. PIRATES 2ND: Young struck out; Randa singled to right; Kendall flied to right; Randa stole second; Randa was picked off second (pitcher to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 0. ASTROS 2ND: Gonzalez grounded out (first unassisted); Bell lined to left; Howard singled to left; Ausmus was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 0. PIRATES 3RD: Guillen struck out; Polcovich singled to center; On a bunt Cordova forced Polcovich (first to shortstop) [Cordova to first]; Womack grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 0. ASTROS 3RD: Bogar flied to center; Garcia grounded out (second to first); Biggio grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 0. PIRATES 4TH: Allensworth singled to center; Smith struck out while Allensworth was caught stealing second (catcher to second); Young struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 0. ASTROS 4TH: Spiers grounded out (first to pitcher); Bagwell flied to center; Gonzalez grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 0. PIRATES 5TH: Randa struck out; Kendall grounded out (shortstop to first); Guillen homered; Polcovich struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Astros 0. ASTROS 5TH: Bell grounded out (second to first); Howard grounded out (pitcher to first); Ausmus walked; Ausmus was picked off first (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Astros 0. PIRATES 6TH: Cordova struck out; Womack popped to catcher; Allensworth walked; Smith forced Allensworth (third to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Pirates 1, Astros 0. ASTROS 6TH: Bogar grounded out (shortstop to first); Garcia grounded out (pitcher to first); Biggio popped to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Astros 0. PIRATES 7TH: Young grounded out (pitcher to first); Randa struck out; Kendall flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Astros 0. ASTROS 7TH: Spiers singled to pitcher; Bagwell struck out; Gonzalez flied to center; Spiers stole second; Bell struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Pirates 1, Astros 0. PIRATES 8TH: Guillen tripled to center; Polcovich walked; LIMA REPLACED GARCIA (PITCHING); Cordova walked [Polcovich to second]; Womack struck out; Allensworth tripled to left [Guillen scored, Polcovich scored, Cordova scored]; Smith doubled to left [Allensworth scored]; MARTIN REPLACED LIMA (PITCHING); Young doubled to left [Smith scored]; Randa lined into a double play to first [Young out at second (first to shortstop)]; 5 R, 4 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Pirates 6, Astros 0. ASTROS 8TH: Howard grounded out (pitcher to first); Ausmus grounded out (shortstop to first); Bogar flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Pirates 6, Astros 0. PIRATES 9TH: HUDEK REPLACED BOGAR (PITCHING); GUTIERREZ REPLACED MARTIN (PLAYING SS); Kendall struck out; Guillen grounded out (second to first); Polcovich grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Pirates 6, Astros 0. ASTROS 9TH: Gutierrez popped to second; Biggio was hit by a pitch; Spiers grounded out (first unassisted) [Biggio to second]; Bagwell walked; Gonzalez grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Pirates 6, Astros 0. Final Totals R H E LOB Pirates 6 8 0 2 Astros 0 2 0 4

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