Pittsburgh Pirates 8, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 76
Played on Tuesday, June 24, 1997 (N) at Astrodome

PIT N    3  0  0    3  0  0    2  0  0  -   8 13  1
HOU N    0  1  0    0  0  0    0  2  0  -   3  5  1
Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Womack 2b                     5   2   2   0       0   0       2   2
Allensworth cf                4   0   2   1       1   1       2   0
Martin lf                     5   2   1   2       0   0       0   0
Young 1b                      5   1   1   2       0   3      10   1
Randa 3b                      5   1   1   0       0   0       3   4
Kendall c                     3   1   1   1       0   0       7   1
Guillen rf                    4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Polcovich ss                  4   1   3   1       0   1       2   3
Lieber p                      3   0   1   1       0   0       0   1
  Cummings ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wilkins p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sodowsky p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       39   8  13   8       1   6      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Randa-Womack-Young, Polcovich-Womack-Young.
E: Randa (10).

BATTING - 
HR: Martin (6,1st inning off Wall 1 on 1 out); Young (5,1st inning off Wall
0 on 1 out).
HBP: Kendall (17,by Wall).
GDP: Lieber 2 (2,off Wall,off Minor).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Womack (28,2nd base off Wall/Ausmus).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Spiers 3b                     3   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Gutierrez 2b,ss               4   0   0   0       0   0       4   3
Bagwell 1b                    3   1   1   0       1   2       3   3
Gonzalez lf                   4   2   2   1       0   0       3   0
Bell rf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Howard cf                     3   0   1   0       1   1       2   0
Ausmus c                      3   0   0   0       1   1       6   0
Bogar ss                      2   0   0   0       0   2       4   3
  Biggio ph,2b                2   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Wall p                        1   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
  Magnante p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Listach ph                  0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Minor p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Martin p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mouton ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hudek p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Berry ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       31   3   5   1       5   7      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Wall-Bogar-Gutierrez, Bagwell-Bogar-Gutierrez.
E: Ausmus (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Howard (11,off Lieber); Bagwell (25,off Wilkins); Gonzalez (18,off Wilkins).
GDP: Gutierrez (9,off Lieber); Ausmus (5,off Lieber).
Team LOB: 6.

PITCHING
Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lieber W(4-8)                 7     3   1   0   5   5   0  28
Wilkins                       1     2   2   2   0   1   0   5
Sodowsky                      1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     5   3   2   5   7   0  36

WP: Wilkins 2 (3).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wall L(2-5)                   3.2   9   6   6   0   2   2  20
Magnante                      1.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   4
Minor                         1     3   2   2   0   0   0   5
Martin                        1     1   0   0   0   1   0   5
Hudek                         2     0   0   0   1   2   0   7
Totals                        9    13   8   8   1   6   2  41

Minor faced 2 batters in the 7th inning
HBP: Wall (2,Kendall).

Umpires: HP - Jerry Layne, 1B - Paul Runge, 2B - Joe West, 3B - Larry Vanover
Time of Game: 2:44   Attendance: 17972


Starting Lineups:

   Pittsburgh Pirates            Houston Astros           
1. Womack              2b        Spiers              3b
2. Allensworth         cf        Gutierrez           2b
3. Martin              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. Lieber              p         Wall                p

PIRATES 1ST: Womack singled to center; Womack stole second
[Womack to third (error by Ausmus)]; Allensworth struck out;
Martin homered [Womack scored]; Young homered; Randa popped to
second; Kendall flied to right; 3 R, 3 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates
3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Spiers walked; Gutierrez grounded into a double play
(third to second to first) [Spiers out at second]; Bagwell
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Guillen singled to center; Polcovich singled to
right [Guillen to third]; On a bunt Lieber grounded into a
double play (pitcher to shortstop to second) [Guillen stayed at
third, Polcovich out at second]; Womack grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Gonzalez singled to center; Bell reached on an error
by Randa [Gonzalez to second, Bell to first]; Howard walked
[Gonzalez to third, Bell to second]; Ausmus grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Gonzalez scored
(unearned), Bell to third, Howard out at second]; Bogar struck
out; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 1.

PIRATES 3RD: Allensworth lined to left; Martin grounded out
(second to first); Young struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Pirates 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Wall singled to center; Spiers grounded out (pitcher
to first) [Wall to second]; Gutierrez flied to center [Wall to
third]; Bagwell struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 3,
Astros 1.

PIRATES 4TH: Randa singled to third; Kendall was hit by a pitch
[Randa to second]; Guillen flied to center [Randa to third]; On
a bunt Polcovich singled to third [Randa scored, Kendall to
second]; Lieber singled to center [Kendall scored, Polcovich to
second]; Womack flied to left; Allensworth singled to center
[Polcovich scored, Lieber to second]; MAGNANTE REPLACED WALL
(PITCHING); Martin forced Allensworth (second unassisted); 3 R,
4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 6, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Gonzalez flied to center; Bell grounded out
(shortstop to first); Howard doubled to right; Ausmus walked;
Bogar was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates
6, Astros 1.

PIRATES 5TH: Young struck out; Randa grounded out (first to
pitcher); Kendall grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 6, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: LISTACH BATTED FOR MAGNANTE; Listach walked; Spiers
forced Listach (first to shortstop) [Spiers to first]; Gutierrez
lined to right; Bagwell walked [Spiers to second]; Gonzalez
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 6,
Astros 1.

PIRATES 6TH: MINOR REPLACED LISTACH (PITCHING); Guillen flied to
right; Polcovich singled to right; On a bunt Lieber grounded
into a double play (first to shortstop to second) [Polcovich out
at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 6, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Bell lined to shortstop; Howard lined to third;
Ausmus struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 6, Astros 1.

PIRATES 7TH: Womack singled to pitcher; Allensworth singled to
center [Womack to second]; MARTIN REPLACED MINOR (PITCHING);
Martin forced Allensworth (first to shortstop) [Womack to third,
Martin to first]; Young reached on a fielder's choice [Womack
scored, Martin to second]; Randa forced Young (second to
shortstop) [Martin to third, Randa to first]; Kendall singled to
right [Martin scored, Randa to second]; Guillen was called out
on strikes; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 8, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: BIGGIO BATTED FOR BOGAR; Biggio grounded out (first
unassisted); MOUTON BATTED FOR MARTIN; Mouton lined to third;
Spiers popped to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 8, Astros
1.

PIRATES 8TH: BIGGIO STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); GUTIERREZ
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING SS); HUDEK REPLACED MOUTON
(PITCHING); Polcovich was called out on strikes; CUMMINGS BATTED
FOR LIEBER; Cummings flied to center; Womack flied to left; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 8, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: WILKINS REPLACED CUMMINGS (PITCHING); Gutierrez
grounded out (third to first); Bagwell doubled to right;
Gonzalez doubled [Bagwell scored]; Bell grounded out (shortstop
to first); Wilkins threw a wild pitch [Gonzalez to third];
Wilkins threw a wild pitch [Gonzalez scored]; Howard was called
out on strikes; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 8, Astros 3.

PIRATES 9TH: Allensworth walked; Martin popped to third; Young
struck out; Randa popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Pirates 8, Astros 3.

ASTROS 9TH: SODOWSKY REPLACED WILKINS (PITCHING); Ausmus
grounded out (third to first); Biggio grounded out (catcher to
first); BERRY BATTED FOR HUDEK; Berry struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Pirates 8, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Pirates          8  13   1    6
 Astros           3   5   1    6


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