Colorado Rockies 6, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 129
Played on Saturday, August 23, 1997 (D) at Astrodome

COL N    0  0  0    0  1  1    1  0  3  -   6 14  0
HOU N    1  0  0    0  0  1    1  0  0  -   3 10  0
Colorado Rockies             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
McCracken cf                  5   1   2   0       0   2       0   0
Perez ss                      3   1   1   0       2   2       3   2
Bichette rf                   3   0   2   1       2   0       2   0
  DiPoto p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Galarraga 1b                  5   1   1   1       0   3       8   0
Helton lf                     3   0   0   0       1   2       0   0
  S. Reed p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Walker ph,rf                0   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
Castilla 3b                   5   1   3   3       0   1       0   1
Bates 2b                      5   1   3   1       0   0       3   4
Manwaring c                   4   0   1   0       0   0      10   2
Astacio p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Burks lf                    1   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       36   6  14   6       6  11      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Bates-Galarraga.

BATTING - 
2B: Perez (10,off Garcia); Bichette (25,off Springer).
HR: Bates (3,5th inning off Garcia 0 on 0 out); Galarraga (33,6th inning off
Garcia 0 on 1 out); Castilla (33,9th inning off Wagner 2 on 2 out).
SH: Astacio (11,off Garcia).
GDP: Castilla (15,off Garcia); Galarraga (15,off Hudek).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Bichette (5,2nd base off Garcia/Ausmus).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     3   2   0   0       1   1       3   3
Bell rf                       5   0   4   0       0   1       0   1
Bagwell 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   2       5   1
Gonzalez lf                   2   0   0   1       1   1       1   0
Gutierrez 3b,ss               4   1   2   0       0   2       2   0
Carr cf                       4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Ausmus c                      4   0   4   1       0   0      13   1
Bogar ss                      3   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
  Hudek p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wagner p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Garcia p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Howard ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Martin p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Springer p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Spiers 3b                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       33   3  10   2       2  10      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Bogar-Biggio-Bagwell, Ausmus-Bogar, Spiers-Biggio-Bagwell.

BATTING - 
2B: Ausmus (22,off Astacio); Bell (25,off Astacio); Gutierrez (8,off Astacio).
SF: Gonzalez (4,off Astacio).
HBP: Biggio (21,by Astacio); Bogar (2,by Astacio).
GDP: Bagwell (7,off Astacio).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Biggio (29,3rd base off Astacio/Manwaring); Bell 3 (13,2nd base off Astacio/Manwaring
2,3rd base off Astacio/Manwaring).
CS: Carr (3,2nd base by Astacio/Manwaring); Gonzalez (6,2nd base by S. Reed/Manwaring).

PITCHING
Colorado Rockies             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Astacio                       6.2   9   3   3   2   8   0  31
S. Reed W(4-5)                1.1   1   0   0   0   1   0   4
DiPoto SV(10)                 1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9    10   3   3   2  10   0  38

HBP: Astacio 2 (6,Biggio,Bogar).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Garcia                        6     8   2   2   2   9   2  26
Martin                        0.1   1   1   1   1   1   0   3
Springer                      1.2   4   0   0   0   1   0   8
Hudek L(0-2)                  0.2   0   1   1   2   0   0   3
Wagner                        0.1   1   2   2   1   0   1   3
Totals                        9    14   6   6   6  11   3  43

WP: Hudek (3).

Umpires: HP - Bill Hohn, 1B - Larry Vanover, 2B - Gerry Davis, 3B - Jeff Nelson
Time of Game: 3:17   Attendance: 32374


Starting Lineups:

   Colorado Rockies              Houston Astros           
1. McCracken           cf        Biggio              2b
2. Perez               ss        Bell                rf
3. Bichette            rf        Bagwell             1b
4. Galarraga           1b        Gonzalez            lf
5. Helton              lf        Gutierrez           3b
6. Castilla            3b        Carr                cf
7. Bates               2b        Ausmus              c
8. Manwaring           c         Bogar               ss
9. Astacio             p         Garcia              p

ROCKIES 1ST: McCracken struck out; Perez struck out; Bichette
walked; Galarraga struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rockies 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio was hit by a pitch; Bell singled to left
[Biggio to second]; Biggio stole third and Bell stole second;
Bagwell struck out; Gonzalez hit a sacrifice fly to right
[Biggio scored]; Gutierrez struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Rockies 0, Astros 1.

ROCKIES 2ND: Helton walked; Castilla grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Helton out at second]; Bates
popped to third in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Rockies 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Carr grounded out (pitcher to first); Ausmus doubled
to left; Bogar grounded out (shortstop to first); Garcia
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Rockies 0, Astros 1.

ROCKIES 3RD: Manwaring grounded out (first unassisted); Astacio
grounded out (shortstop to first); McCracken singled to right;
Perez doubled to right [McCracken out at home (right to second
to catcher)]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rockies 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Biggio grounded out (third to first); Bell doubled;
Bagwell lined to shortstop; Gonzalez struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Rockies 0, Astros 1.

ROCKIES 4TH: Bichette singled to third; Galarraga struck out;
Bichette stole second; Helton struck out; Castilla was called
out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rockies 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Gutierrez singled to left; Carr forced Gutierrez
(second to shortstop); Carr was caught stealing second (catcher
to second); Ausmus singled to shortstop; Bogar flied to right; 0
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rockies 0, Astros 1.

ROCKIES 5TH: Bates homered; Manwaring singled to center; Astacio
out on a sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Manwaring to second];
McCracken was called out on strikes; Perez was called out on
strikes; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rockies 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Garcia struck out; Biggio struck out; Bell singled
to center; Bell stole second; Bell stole third; Bagwell was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rockies 1, Astros
1.

ROCKIES 6TH: Bichette flied to left; Galarraga homered; Helton
was called out on strikes; Castilla singled to shortstop; Bates
singled to center [Castilla to second]; Manwaring forced
Castilla (third unassisted); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Rockies 2,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Gonzalez grounded out (second to first); Gutierrez
doubled; Carr was called out on strikes; Ausmus singled to
center [Gutierrez scored]; Bogar was hit by a pitch [Ausmus to
second]; HOWARD BATTED FOR GARCIA; Howard was called out on
strikes; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Rockies 2, Astros 2.

ROCKIES 7TH: MARTIN REPLACED HOWARD (PITCHING); Astacio struck
out; McCracken singled to right; Perez walked [McCracken to
second]; SPRINGER REPLACED MARTIN (PITCHING); Bichette doubled
to left [McCracken scored, Perez to third]; Galarraga struck
out; Helton grounded out (pitcher unassisted); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Rockies 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Biggio walked; Bell singled to center [Biggio to
third]; Bagwell grounded into a double play (second to first)
[Biggio scored, Bell out at second]; Gonzalez walked; S. REED
REPLACED HELTON (PITCHING); BURKS REPLACED ASTACIO (PLAYING LF);
Gonzalez was caught stealing second (catcher to second); 1 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rockies 3, Astros 3.

ROCKIES 8TH: Castilla singled to second; Bates singled to left
[Castilla to second]; On a bunt Manwaring hit into a double play
(catcher to shortstop) [Castilla out at third]; Burks singled to
first [Bates to second]; McCracken flied to center; 0 R, 3 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Rockies 3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Gutierrez struck out; Carr flied to left; Ausmus
singled to right; Bogar popped to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Rockies 3, Astros 3.

ROCKIES 9TH: HUDEK REPLACED BOGAR (PITCHING); SPIERS REPLACED
SPRINGER (PLAYING 3B); GUTIERREZ CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING SS);
Perez walked; Hudek threw a wild pitch [Perez to second];
Bichette walked; Galarraga grounded into a double play (third to
second to first) [Perez to third, Bichette out at second];
WALKER BATTED FOR S. REED; WAGNER REPLACED HUDEK (PITCHING);
Walker walked; Castilla homered [Perez scored, Walker scored];
Bates popped to first; 3 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rockies 6, Astros
3.

ASTROS 9TH: WALKER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); DIPOTO REPLACED
BICHETTE (PITCHING); Spiers grounded out (second to first);
Biggio popped to first in foul territory; Bell was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rockies 6, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Rockies          6  14   0   10
 Astros           3  10   0    8


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