Houston Astros 7, Pittsburgh Pirates 0
Regular Season Game 89
Played on Thursday, July 10, 1997 (N) at Three Rivers Stadium

HOU N    1  2  0    1  3  0    0  0  0  -   7 12  1
PIT N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  6  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     4   1   4   3       1   0       2   4
Carr cf                       4   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Bagwell 1b                    4   1   0   0       1   1      10   1
Gonzalez lf                   5   0   2   0       0   1       2   0
Bell rf                       5   1   2   1       0   0       2   0
Spiers 3b                     5   1   1   0       0   1       0   1
Eusebio c                     4   3   1   0       1   0       7   0
Bogar ss                      3   0   1   1       0   0       0   3
Kile p                        2   0   1   1       1   0       1   1
Totals                       36   7  12   6       4   4      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Bagwell, Kile-Biggio-Bagwell.
E: Eusebio (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Biggio 2 (26,off Schmidt 2); Spiers (13,off Schmidt); Bell (11,off Schmidt);
Gonzalez (20,off Silva).
SH: Carr (1,off Schmidt); Bogar (2,off Schmidt); Kile (4,off Schmidt).
GDP: Bell (6,off Schmidt).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Bell (4,2nd base by Schmidt/Kendall).

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Womack 2b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       2   3
  Polcovich 2b                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ward cf                       3   0   1   0       0   0       4   0
Martin lf                     3   0   0   0       1   1       1   0
Young 1b,3b                   4   0   1   0       0   2       5   2
Sveum 3b                      2   0   0   0       0   2       1   1
  Silva p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sodowsky p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  E. Brown ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ruebel p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Rincon p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Osik ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Kendall c                     4   0   1   0       0   0       5   1
Guillen rf                    2   0   1   0       1   0       0   0
Collier ss                    3   0   0   0       0   1       1   8
Schmidt p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
  Smith 1b                    2   0   1   0       0   0       7   0
Totals                       30   0   6   0       2   7      27  17

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Collier-Womack-Young, Kendall-Collier.
E: Womack (8), Sveum (6).

BATTING - 
2B: Womack (7,off Kile); Smith (8,off Kile); Guillen (14,off Kile).
SH: Ward (3,off Kile).
GDP: Kendall (5,off Kile).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Kendall (7,2nd base off Kile/Eusebio).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Kile W(11-3)                  9     6   0   0   2   7   0  33


Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Schmidt L(4-5)                4     9   7   4   2   2   0  23
Silva                         2     2   0   0   2   2   0  10
Sodowsky                      1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Ruebel                        1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Rincon                        1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9    12   7   4   4   4   0  43

Schmidt faced 3 batters in the 5th inning
WP: Schmidt (6).

Umpires: HP - Ed Montague, 1B - Wally Bell, 2B - Tom Hallion, 3B - Jerry Crawford
Time of Game: 2:39   Attendance: 17335


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Pittsburgh Pirates       
1. Biggio              2b        Womack              2b
2. Carr                cf        Ward                cf
3. Bagwell             1b        Martin              lf
4. Gonzalez            lf        Young               1b
5. Bell                rf        Sveum               3b
6. Spiers              3b        Kendall             c
7. Eusebio             c         Guillen             rf
8. Bogar               ss        Collier             ss
9. Kile                p         Schmidt             p

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio doubled; Carr out on a sacrifice bunt (second
to first) [Biggio to third]; Schmidt threw a wild pitch [Biggio
scored]; Bagwell walked; Gonzalez reached on an error by Womack
(assist by Collier) [Bagwell to third, Gonzalez to first]; Bell
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Gonzalez out at second]; 1 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1,
Pirates 0.

PIRATES 1ST: Womack doubled to right; Ward out on a sacrifice
bunt (first to pitcher) [Womack to third]; Martin struck out;
Young struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Spiers doubled to right; Eusebio walked; Bogar out
on a sacrifice bunt (third to first) [Spiers to third, Eusebio
to second]; Kile singled to left [Spiers scored, Eusebio to
third]; Biggio doubled to left [Eusebio scored, Kile to third];
Carr grounded out (first to pitcher); Bagwell grounded out
(shortstop to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Sveum was called out on strikes; Kendall singled to
second; Kendall stole second [Kendall to third (error by
Eusebio)]; Guillen walked; Collier lined into a double play to
first [Guillen out at first (first unassisted)]; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Gonzalez struck out; Bell singled to right; Spiers
struck out while Bell was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 3RD: Schmidt was called out on strikes; Womack grounded
out (second to first); Ward grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Eusebio singled to shortstop; Bogar lined to center;
Kile out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Eusebio to
second]; Biggio singled to center [Eusebio scored, Biggio to
second (on throw)]; Carr popped to third; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 4, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 4TH: Martin walked; Young singled to right [Martin to
second]; Sveum struck out; Kendall grounded into a double play
(pitcher to second to first) [Young out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Bagwell reached on an error by Sveum [Bagwell to
first]; Gonzalez singled to center [Bagwell to third]; Bell
doubled to left [Bagwell scored (unearned), Gonzalez to third];
SILVA REPLACED SVEUM (PITCHING); SMITH REPLACED SCHMIDT (PLAYING
1B); YOUNG CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 3B); Spiers flied to left;
Eusebio reached on a fielder's choice [Gonzalez out at home
(second to catcher), Bell to third]; Bogar singled to center
[Bell scored (unearned), Eusebio to second]; Kile walked
[Eusebio to third, Bogar to second]; Biggio walked [Eusebio
scored (unearned), Bogar to third, Kile to second]; Carr struck
out; 3 R (0 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 7, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 5TH: Guillen flied to right; Collier was called out on
strikes; Smith doubled to center; Womack flied to left; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 7, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Bagwell was called out on strikes; Gonzalez doubled
to center; Bell grounded out (shortstop to first) [Gonzalez to
third]; Spiers popped to third; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 7,
Pirates 0.

PIRATES 6TH: Ward grounded out (second to first); Martin flied
to left; Young lined to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 7,
Pirates 0.

ASTROS 7TH: SODOWSKY REPLACED SILVA (PITCHING); Eusebio grounded
out (shortstop to first); Bogar grounded out (shortstop to
first); Kile grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 7, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 7TH: E. BROWN BATTED FOR SODOWSKY; E. Brown grounded out
(second to first); Kendall grounded out (shortstop to first);
Guillen doubled to right; Collier flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 7, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 8TH: RUEBEL REPLACED E. BROWN (PITCHING); Biggio singled
to third; Carr grounded out (pitcher to first) [Biggio to
second]; Bagwell flied to center; Gonzalez flied to center; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 7, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 8TH: Smith grounded out (shortstop to first); Womack
flied to center; Ward singled to left; Martin popped to second;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 7, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 9TH: POLCOVICH REPLACED WOMACK (PLAYING 2B); RINCON
REPLACED RUEBEL (PITCHING); Bell grounded out (third to first);
Spiers flied to center; Eusebio grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 7, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 9TH: Young struck out; OSIK BATTED FOR RINCON; Osik
flied to center; Kendall grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 7, Pirates 0.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           7  12   1    9
 Pirates          0   6   2    6


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