Chicago White Sox 9, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 135
Played on Saturday, August 30, 1997 (N) at Comiskey Park II

HOU N    0  1  0    0  0  0    1  0  0  -   2  3  0
CHI A    3  0  0    0  1  3    2  0  x  -   9 14  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     3   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Spiers 3b                     3   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
  Gutierrez ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Bagwell 1b                    3   1   2   1       1   0       8   1
Gonzalez lf                   3   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
  Mouton ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Bell dh                       4   1   1   1       0   1       0   0
Carr cf                       3   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Howard rf                     2   0   0   0       1   0       3   0
Ausmus c                      3   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
Bogar ss                      2   0   0   0       1   0       1   3
Hampton p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Lima p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       28   2   3   2       3   4      24   9

BATTING - 
HR: Bell (12,2nd inning off Bere 0 on 0 out); Bagwell (37,7th inning off Bere
0 on 0 out).
HBP: Biggio (24,by Bere).
GDP: Ausmus (8,off Bere).
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Bagwell (24,2nd base off Bere/Karkovice).

Chicago White Sox            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Durham 2b                     5   2   2   3       0   0       1   1
Martinez 1b                   5   2   2   1       0   1      11   1
F. Thomas dh                  5   1   2   2       0   0       0   0
Belle lf                      4   0   2   0       0   0       0   0
Ventura 3b                    3   0   1   1       0   0       1   3
Cameron cf                    3   1   0   0       0   1       7   0
Ordonez rf                    4   1   2   2       0   0       1   0
Karkovice c                   4   1   1   0       0   1       4   1
Martin ss                     4   1   2   0       0   1       1   3
Bere p                        0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  McElroy p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sirotka p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   9  14   9       0   4      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Bere-Martin-Martinez.
E: Karkovice (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Martinez (15,off Hampton); Belle (36,off Hampton); Ordonez (1,off Hampton).
HR: Martinez (11,5th inning off Hampton 0 on 0 out); Durham (9,6th inning off
Lima 2 on 0 out); Ordonez (1,7th inning off Lima 1 on 1 out).
SF: Ventura (2,off Hampton).
HBP: Cameron (4,by Lima).
Team LOB: 6.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hampton L(11-9)               5    12   6   6   0   2   1  27
Lima                          3     2   3   3   0   2   2  12
Totals                        8    14   9   9   0   4   3  39

Hampton faced 2 batters in the 6th inning
HBP: Lima (4,Cameron).

Chicago White Sox            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bere W(3-0)                   6     2   2   2   2   2   2  21
McElroy                       2     0   0   0   1   1   0   7
Sirotka                       1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                        9     3   2   2   3   4   2  32

Bere faced 1 batter in the 7th inning
HBP: Bere (1,Biggio).

Umpires: HP - Gary Cederstrom, 1B - Mark Johnson, 2B - Drew Coble, 3B - Tim McClelland
Time of Game: 2:31   Attendance: 28051


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Chicago White Sox        
1. Biggio              2b        Durham              2b
2. Spiers              3b        Martinez            1b
3. Bagwell             1b        F. Thomas           dh
4. Gonzalez            lf        Belle               lf
5. Bell                dh        Ventura             3b
6. Carr                cf        Cameron             cf
7. Howard              rf        Ordonez             rf
8. Ausmus              c         Karkovice           c
9. Bogar               ss        Martin              ss
   Hampton             p         Bere                p

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio popped to first; Spiers flied to center;
Bagwell walked; Bagwell stole second [Bagwell to third (error by
Karkovice)]; Gonzalez popped to first; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, White Sox 0.

WHITE SOX 1ST: Durham singled to center; Martinez doubled to
center [Durham to third]; F. Thomas singled to right [Durham
scored, Martinez scored]; Belle doubled to right [F. Thomas to
third]; Ventura out on a sacrifice fly to left [F. Thomas
scored]; Cameron popped to left; Ordonez grounded out (shortstop
to first); 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, White Sox 3.

ASTROS 2ND: Bell homered; Carr popped to second; Howard walked;
Ausmus grounded into a double play (pitcher to shortstop to
first) [Howard out at second]; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
White Sox 3.

WHITE SOX 2ND: Karkovice grounded out (shortstop to first);
Martin singled to right; Durham forced Martin (pitcher to
shortstop); Martinez lined to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 1, White Sox 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Bogar lined to right; Biggio was hit by a pitch;
Biggio was picked off first (catcher to first); Spiers struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, White Sox 3.

WHITE SOX 3RD: F. Thomas flied to left; Belle singled to
shortstop; Ventura lined to right; Cameron struck out; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, White Sox 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Bagwell grounded out (third to first); Gonzalez
flied to center; Bell lined to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, White Sox 3.

WHITE SOX 4TH: Ordonez doubled to left; Karkovice struck out;
Martin grounded out (third to first); Durham grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, White Sox
3.

ASTROS 5TH: Carr popped to first; Howard flied to center; Ausmus
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, White Sox 3.

WHITE SOX 5TH: Martinez homered; F. Thomas singled to left;
Belle grounded out (pitcher to first) [F. Thomas to second];
Ventura singled to left [F. Thomas stayed at second]; Cameron
grounded out (first unassisted) [F. Thomas to third, Ventura to
second]; Ordonez grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 1, White Sox 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Bogar flied to center; Biggio grounded out (third to
first); On a bunt Spiers grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, White Sox 4.

WHITE SOX 6TH: Karkovice singled to left; Martin singled to left
[Karkovice to second]; LIMA REPLACED HAMPTON (PITCHING); Durham
homered [Karkovice scored, Martin scored]; Martinez popped to
third; F. Thomas lined to right; Belle flied to right; 3 R, 3 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, White Sox 7.

ASTROS 7TH: Bagwell homered; MCELROY REPLACED BERE (PITCHING);
Gonzalez grounded out (shortstop to first); Bell struck out;
Carr popped to third; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, White Sox
7.

WHITE SOX 7TH: Ventura grounded out (first to pitcher); Cameron
was hit by a pitch; Ordonez homered [Cameron scored]; Karkovice
flied to center; Martin struck out; 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, White Sox 9.

ASTROS 8TH: Howard grounded out (second to first); Ausmus flied
to center; Bogar walked; Bogar advanced to second because of
defensive indifference [Bogar to second]; Biggio grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, White Sox
9.

WHITE SOX 8TH: Durham grounded out (second to first); Martinez
struck out; F. Thomas flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, White Sox 9.

ASTROS 9TH: SIROTKA REPLACED MCELROY (PITCHING); GUTIERREZ
BATTED FOR SPIERS; Gutierrez flied to center; Bagwell singled to
center; MOUTON BATTED FOR GONZALEZ; Mouton struck out; Bell
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2,
White Sox 9.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2   3   0    3
 White Sox        9  14   1    6


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