Cleveland Indians 8, Houston Astros 6
Regular Season Game 83
Played on Tuesday, July 1, 1997 (N) at Astrodome

CLE A    0  0  0    0  3  0    4  0  1  -   8 15  1
HOU N    0  0  1    0  5  0    0  0  0  -   6 10  0
Cleveland Indians            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Grissom cf                    5   0   2   0       0   0       4   0
Vizquel ss                    4   0   1   0       1   1       2   1
Thome 1b                      4   1   2   1       0   1       2   0
Ramirez rf                    4   2   1   1       1   1       5   0
Alomar c                      5   1   1   0       0   0       5   1
Williams 3b                   5   2   3   2       0   0       1   2
Giles lf                      5   1   2   1       0   0       3   1
Fernandez 2b                  4   1   3   3       0   0       5   2
Wright p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Lopez p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Plunk p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Seitzer ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mesa p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  M. Jackson p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       40   8  15   8       2   5      27   7

FIELDING - 
E: Vizquel (7).

BATTING - 
2B: Fernandez 2 (13,off Holt 2); Thome (13,off Holt).
3B: Giles (1,off Holt).
HR: Ramirez (11,9th inning off Minor 0 on 0 out).
HBP: Thome (2,by Holt).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Grissom (9,2nd base by Holt/Ausmus).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     3   1   1   0       2   2       0   4
Carr cf                       5   1   2   2       0   0       2   0
Bagwell 1b                    4   1   2   1       1   0      13   1
Gonzalez lf                   5   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Bell rf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Berry 3b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       1   1
Bogar ss                      2   2   1   1       1   0       1   4
  Spiers ph,ss                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ausmus c                      4   0   2   0       0   1       5   1
Holt p                        2   1   1   0       0   0       1   2
  Lima p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Magnante p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Howard ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Minor p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   6  10   4       4   4      27  13

BATTING - 
2B: Ausmus (14,off Plunk); Berry (11,off Mesa).
HR: Bogar (1,5th inning off Lopez 0 on 0 out).
SH: Holt (9,off Wright).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Ausmus (5,2nd base by Lopez/Alomar).

PITCHING
Cleveland Indians            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wright                        4     1   1   1   2   2   0  15
Lopez                         0.1   5   4   3   0   0   1   5
Plunk W(3-2)                  1.2   2   1   0   1   0   0   9
Mesa                          2     1   0   0   1   1   0   7
M. Jackson SV(10)             1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                        9    10   6   4   4   4   1  40

WP: Plunk (3).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Holt                          6.2  11   6   6   2   5   0  32
Lima L(1-4)                   0     2   1   1   0   0   0   2
Magnante                      1.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   5
Minor                         1     1   1   1   0   0   1   4
Totals                        9    15   8   8   2   5   1  43

HBP: Holt (5,Thome).

Umpires: HP - Kerwin Danley, 1B - Charlie Reliford, 2B - Angel Hernandez, 3B - Dana DeMuth
Time of Game: 3:05   Attendance: 23998


Starting Lineups:

   Cleveland Indians             Houston Astros           
1. Grissom             cf        Biggio              2b
2. Vizquel             ss        Carr                cf
3. Thome               1b        Bagwell             1b
4. Ramirez             rf        Gonzalez            lf
5. Alomar              c         Bell                rf
6. Williams            3b        Berry               3b
7. Giles               lf        Bogar               ss
8. Fernandez           2b        Ausmus              c
9. Wright              p         Holt                p

INDIANS 1ST: Grissom singled to center; Grissom was caught
stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Vizquel singled to
center; Thome was hit by a pitch [Vizquel to second]; Ramirez
was called out on strikes; Alomar grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Indians 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio was called out on strikes; Carr popped to
shortstop; Bagwell popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Indians 0, Astros 0.

INDIANS 2ND: Williams flied to right; Giles grounded out (first
to pitcher); Fernandez grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Indians 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Gonzalez flied to left; Bell lined to center; Berry
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Indians 0,
Astros 0.

INDIANS 3RD: Wright grounded out (pitcher to first); Grissom
grounded out (shortstop to first); Vizquel walked; Vizquel was
picked off first (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Indians 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Bogar walked; Ausmus struck out; Holt out on a
sacrifice bunt (third to second) [Bogar to second]; Biggio
walked; Carr singled to right [Bogar scored, Biggio to third];
Bagwell lined to right; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Indians 0, Astros
1.

INDIANS 4TH: Thome was called out on strikes; Ramirez popped to
first; Alomar grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Indians 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Gonzalez lined to center; Bell lined to left; Berry
lined to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Indians 0, Astros 1.

INDIANS 5TH: Williams singled to center; Giles tripled to right
[Williams scored]; Fernandez doubled to center [Giles scored];
Wright struck out; Grissom singled to left [Fernandez to third];
Vizquel was called out on strikes; Thome singled to center
[Fernandez scored, Grissom to second]; Ramirez flied to left; 3
R, 5 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Indians 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: LOPEZ REPLACED WRIGHT (PITCHING); Bogar hit an
inside the park homer to right; Ausmus singled to left; Ausmus
was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Holt singled
to right; Biggio singled to center [Holt to second]; Carr
singled to right [Holt scored, Biggio to third]; PLUNK REPLACED
LOPEZ (PITCHING); Bagwell singled to third [Biggio scored, Carr
to second]; Gonzalez flied to center; Bell reached on an error
by Vizquel [Carr scored (unearned) (no RBI), Bagwell to third,
Bell to second]; Plunk threw a wild pitch [Bagwell scored
(unearned), Bell to third]; Berry flied to center; 5 R (3 ER), 6
H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Indians 3, Astros 6.

INDIANS 6TH: Alomar grounded out (second to first); Williams
singled to center; Giles lined to center; Fernandez doubled
[Williams to third]; Plunk struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Indians 3, Astros 6.

ASTROS 6TH: Bogar grounded out (second to first); Ausmus doubled
to left; Holt flied to right [Ausmus to third]; Biggio walked;
On a bunt Carr made an out to third; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Indians 3, Astros 6.

INDIANS 7TH: Grissom lined to center; On a bunt Vizquel grounded
out (third to first); Thome doubled to left; Ramirez walked;
Alomar singled to right [Thome to third, Ramirez to second];
LIMA REPLACED HOLT (PITCHING); Williams singled to left [Thome
scored, Ramirez scored, Alomar to second]; Giles singled to
right [Alomar to third, Williams to second]; MAGNANTE REPLACED
LIMA (PITCHING); Fernandez singled to center [Alomar scored,
Williams scored, Giles to second]; SEITZER BATTED FOR PLUNK;
Seitzer lined to right; 4 R, 5 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Indians 7, Astros
6.

ASTROS 7TH: MESA REPLACED SEITZER (PITCHING); Bagwell walked;
Gonzalez forced Bagwell (second unassisted); Bell forced
Gonzalez (shortstop to second); Berry doubled to left [Bell out
at home (left to second to catcher)]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Indians 7, Astros 6.

INDIANS 8TH: Grissom grounded out (shortstop to first); Vizquel
grounded out (shortstop to first); Thome popped to third; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Indians 7, Astros 6.

ASTROS 8TH: SPIERS BATTED FOR BOGAR; Spiers flied to left;
Ausmus flied to right; HOWARD BATTED FOR MAGNANTE; Howard struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Indians 7, Astros 6.

INDIANS 9TH: MINOR REPLACED HOWARD (PITCHING); SPIERS STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING SS); Ramirez homered; Alomar grounded out (first
unassisted); Williams lined to left; Giles grounded out (second
to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Indians 8, Astros 6.

ASTROS 9TH: M. JACKSON REPLACED MESA (PITCHING); Biggio struck
out; Carr flied to right; Bagwell singled to center; Gonzalez
lined to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Indians 8, Astros 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Indians          8  15   1    8
 Astros           6  10   0    7


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