Milwaukee Brewers 4, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 138
Played on Tuesday, September 2, 1997 (N) at Astrodome

MIL A    0  0  0    1  0  0    1  0  2  -   4  5  1
HOU N    0  1  0    0  1  0    0  0  0  -   2  5  1
Milwaukee Brewers            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Vina 2b                       4   0   0   0       0   0       3   1
Valentin ss                   4   1   1   1       0   2       2   1
Nilsson lf                    4   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
  Jackson lf                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Franco 1b                     3   0   0   0       0   2       8   1
Burnitz rf                    4   1   1   0       0   1       2   0
Cirillo 3b                    3   2   1   0       0   1       0   3
Matheny c                     1   0   0   0       1   0       4   1
  Levis ph,c                  1   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
  Voigt ph                    0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Stinnett c                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Williams cf                   2   0   1   2       0   0       3   0
D'Amico p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Villone p                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Loretta ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Jones p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   4   5   3       2   7      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Valentin-Franco.
E: Matheny (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Nilsson (30,off Kile); Williams (27,off Kile); Cirillo (40,off Kile); Burnitz
(30,off Kile).
HR: Valentin (15,4th inning off Kile 0 on 0 out).
SH: D'Amico (1,off Kile).
SF: Williams 2 (5,off Kile,off Wagner).
HBP: Franco (1,by Kile); Cirillo (14,by Kile).
Team LOB: 5.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     4   0   1   1       0   1       4   1
Carr cf                       3   0   0   0       1   1       3   0
Bagwell 1b                    3   0   0   0       0   0       7   0
Bell rf                       4   1   2   0       0   1       2   0
Spiers 3b                     3   0   0   0       1   1       0   4
Howard lf                     3   0   1   0       0   1       4   0
Eusebio c                     3   0   1   1       1   0       7   0
Bogar ss                      3   1   0   0       0   1       0   2
Kile p                        2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Wagner p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       28   2   5   2       3   7      27   8

FIELDING - 
E: Bell (8).

BATTING - 
2B: Eusebio (2,off D'Amico).
SH: Kile (9,off D'Amico).
HBP: Bagwell (13,by D'Amico); Howard (2,by Jones).
GDP: Eusebio (4,off Jones).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Bagwell (26,2nd base off D'Amico/Matheny).
CS: Carr (5,2nd base by Villone/Matheny).

PITCHING
Milwaukee Brewers            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
D'Amico                       5     3   2   2   1   3   0  19
Villone W(1-0)                3     2   0   0   1   3   0  11
Jones SV(31)                  1     0   0   0   1   1   0   4
Totals                        9     5   2   2   3   7   0  34

HBP: D'Amico (7,Bagwell); Jones (3,Howard).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Kile L(17-5)                  8.1   5   4   4   1   7   1  33
Wagner                        0.2   0   0   0   1   0   0   3
Totals                        9     5   4   4   2   7   1  36

WP: Kile (6), Wagner (2).
HBP: Kile 2 (8,Franco,Cirillo).

Umpires: HP - Larry Vanover, 1B - Angel Hernandez, 2B - Eric Gregg, 3B - Larry Poncino
Time of Game: 2:42   Attendance: 18258


Starting Lineups:

   Milwaukee Brewers             Houston Astros           
1. Vina                2b        Biggio              2b
2. Valentin            ss        Carr                cf
3. Nilsson             lf        Bagwell             1b
4. Franco              1b        Bell                rf
5. Burnitz             rf        Spiers              3b
6. Cirillo             3b        Howard              lf
7. Matheny             c         Eusebio             c
8. Williams            cf        Bogar               ss
9. D'Amico             p         Kile                p

BREWERS 1ST: Vina grounded out (shortstop to first); Valentin
flied to left; Nilsson flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Brewers 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: On a bunt Biggio made an out to catcher; Carr struck
out; Bagwell grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Brewers 0, Astros 0.

BREWERS 2ND: Franco grounded out (shortstop to first); Burnitz
grounded out (second to first); Cirillo struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Brewers 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Bell singled to left; Spiers was called out on
strikes; Howard flied to center; Eusebio doubled to center [Bell
scored]; Bogar grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Brewers 0, Astros 1.

BREWERS 3RD: Matheny walked; Williams forced Matheny (third to
second); D'Amico out on a sacrifice bunt (third to second)
[Williams to second]; Vina lined to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Brewers 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Kile popped to catcher; Biggio flied to center; Carr
grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Brewers
0, Astros 1.

BREWERS 4TH: Valentin homered; Nilsson doubled to right [Nilsson
to third (error by Bell)]; Franco was called out on strikes;
Burnitz popped to second; Cirillo flied to left; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E,
1 LOB.  Brewers 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Bagwell was hit by a pitch; Bagwell stole second
[Bagwell to third (error by Matheny)]; Bell grounded out (third
to first); Spiers popped to second; Howard struck out (catcher
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Brewers 1, Astros 1.

BREWERS 5TH: Matheny popped to second; Williams doubled to
center; D'Amico grounded out (third to first); Vina popped to
left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Brewers 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Eusebio walked; Bogar forced Eusebio (third to
second); Kile out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first) [Bogar
to second]; Biggio singled to left [Bogar scored, Biggio out at
second (left to second)]; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Brewers 1,
Astros 2.

BREWERS 6TH: Valentin struck out; Nilsson grounded out (pitcher
to first); Franco was hit by a pitch; Burnitz was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Brewers 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: VILLONE REPLACED D'AMICO (PITCHING); Carr walked;
Bagwell flied to right; Carr was picked off and caught stealing
second (pitcher to first to shortstop); Bell singled to right;
Spiers grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Brewers 1, Astros 2.

BREWERS 7TH: Cirillo doubled to left; LEVIS BATTED FOR MATHENY;
Levis grounded out (first unassisted); Kile threw a wild pitch
[Cirillo to third]; Williams out on a sacrifice fly to center
[Cirillo scored]; Villone was called out on strikes; 1 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Brewers 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: LEVIS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); Howard singled to
center; Eusebio flied to right; Bogar was called out on strikes;
Kile was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Brewers
2, Astros 2.

BREWERS 8TH: Vina flied to right; Valentin struck out; Nilsson
flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Brewers 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: JACKSON REPLACED NILSSON (PLAYING LF); Biggio was
called out on strikes; Carr lined to left; Bagwell flied to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Brewers 2, Astros 2.

BREWERS 9TH: Franco struck out; Burnitz doubled to left; Cirillo
was hit by a pitch; WAGNER REPLACED KILE (PITCHING); VOIGT
BATTED FOR LEVIS; Voigt walked [Burnitz to third, Cirillo to
second]; Williams out on a sacrifice fly to center [Burnitz
scored, Cirillo to third, Voigt to second]; LORETTA BATTED FOR
VILLONE; Wagner threw a wild pitch [Cirillo scored, Voigt to
third]; Loretta grounded out (third to first); 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Brewers 4, Astros 2.

ASTROS 9TH: STINNETT REPLACED VOIGT (PLAYING C ); JONES REPLACED
LORETTA (PITCHING); Bell struck out; Spiers walked; Howard was
hit by a pitch [Spiers to second]; Eusebio grounded into a
double play (shortstop to first) [Howard out at second]; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Brewers 4, Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Brewers          4   5   1    5
 Astros           2   5   1    5


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