Houston Astros 14, San Francisco Giants 2
Regular Season Game 140
Played on Thursday, September 4, 1997 (N) at 3Com Park at Candlestick Point

HOU N    5  0  2    0  0  1    3  3  0  -  14 17  2
SF  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  2  0  -   2  7  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     4   1   3   1       1   0       5   3
  Hidalgo ph,rf               1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Howard cf                     6   1   3   1       0   0       1   0
Spiers 1b,2b                  4   2   2   1       2   0       8   1
Bell rf                       6   1   1   0       0   3       3   0
  Bagwell 1b                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Gonzalez lf                   4   3   1   0       2   2       3   0
Gutierrez 3b                  5   4   3   3       0   1       1   3
Ausmus c                      4   0   1   2       0   0       5   1
Bogar ss                      1   0   1   1       0   0       0   1
  Rivera pr,ss                3   1   1   2       0   2       0   2
Hampton p                     3   1   1   1       0   1       0   0
  Cabrera p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       41  14  17  12       5  10      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Biggio-Spiers, Gutierrez-Biggio-Spiers, Rivera-Biggio-Spiers.
E: Ausmus (6), Rivera (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Howard (14,off Gardner); Spiers 2 (24,off Gardner,off Rapp); Bogar (14,off
Gardner).
3B: Rivera (1,off Bailey).
HR: Biggio (21,1st inning off Gardner 0 on 0 out); Gutierrez (3,3rd inning
off Rapp 1 on 0 out).
SH: Hampton (6,off Rapp).
SF: Ausmus (6,off Gardner); Hampton (1,off Bailey).
HBP: Bogar (3,by Rapp).
GDP: Spiers (4,off Bailey).
Team LOB: 9.

San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hamilton cf                   3   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
  Powell cf                   1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Mueller 3b                    3   0   0   0       1   0       0   3
Bonds lf                      1   0   1   0       1   0       1   0
  Benard lf                   0   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
Kent 2b                       3   0   1   0       0   0       2   4
  Lewis 2b                    0   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
Javier rf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Snow 1b                       4   0   0   0       0   1       8   1
Vizcaino ss                   3   0   0   0       0   2       1   2
  Delgado ss                  1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Johnson c                     3   0   1   0       0   0       6   1
  Poole p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Henry p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hill ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Gardner p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Rapp p                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Aurilia ph                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Bailey p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Berryhill c                 1   1   1   0       0   0       4   0
Totals                       30   2   7   2       2   4      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Vizcaino-Kent-Snow.
E: Mueller (12), Benard (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Johnson (6,off Hampton); Berryhill (8,off Hampton).
SF: Benard (1,off Cabrera); Lewis (3,off Cabrera).
HBP: Bonds (8,by Hampton).
GDP: Hamilton (5,off Hampton); Kent (11,off Hampton); Johnson (7,off Hampton).
Team LOB: 6.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hampton W(12-9)               7     7   2   2   2   3   0  29
Cabrera                       2     0   0   0   0   1   0   6
Totals                        9     7   2   2   2   4   0  35

Hampton faced 3 batters in the 8th inning
HBP: Hampton (2,Bonds).

San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Gardner L(12-8)               0.2   5   5   3   0   1   1   8
Rapp                          4.1   2   2   2   2   4   1  18
Bailey                        2     7   4   4   0   1   0  12
Poole                         1     2   3   2   2   1   0   7
Henry                         1     1   0   0   1   3   0   5
Totals                        9    17  14  11   5  10   2  50

WP: Poole (4).
HBP: Rapp (5,Bogar).

Umpires: HP - Ed Montague, 1B - Larry Vanover, 2B - Wally Bell, 3B - Jerry Crawford
Time of Game: 3:02   Attendance: 8565


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                San Francisco Giants     
1. Biggio              2b        Hamilton            cf
2. Howard              cf        Mueller             3b
3. Spiers              1b        Bonds               lf
4. Bell                rf        Kent                2b
5. Gonzalez            lf        Javier              rf
6. Gutierrez           3b        Snow                1b
7. Ausmus              c         Vizcaino            ss
8. Bogar               ss        Johnson             c
9. Hampton             p         Gardner             p

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio homered; Howard doubled to center; Spiers
doubled to left [Howard scored]; Bell singled to second [Spiers
to third]; Gonzalez struck out; Gutierrez reached on an error by
Mueller [Spiers scored, Bell to third, Gutierrez to second];
Ausmus out on a sacrifice fly to right [Bell scored (unearned),
Gutierrez to third]; Bogar doubled to left [Gutierrez scored
(unearned)]; RAPP REPLACED GARDNER (PITCHING); Hampton struck
out; 5 R (3 ER), 5 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Giants 0.

GIANTS 1ST: Hamilton singled to right; Mueller flied to center;
Bonds was hit by a pitch [Hamilton to second]; Kent singled to
right [Hamilton to third, Bonds to second]; Javier popped to
right; Snow popped to left; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 5,
Giants 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Biggio walked; Howard flied to center; Spiers forced
Biggio (first to shortstop); Bell grounded out (third to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Giants 0.

GIANTS 2ND: Vizcaino grounded out (shortstop to first); Johnson
grounded out (third to first); Rapp popped to second; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Giants 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Gonzalez walked; Gutierrez homered [Gonzalez
scored]; Ausmus grounded out (third to first); Bogar was hit by
a pitch; RIVERA RAN FOR BOGAR; Hampton out on a sacrifice bunt
(catcher to second) [Rivera to second]; Biggio grounded out
(shortstop to first); 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 7, Giants 0.

GIANTS 3RD: RIVERA STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); Hamilton
grounded out (catcher to first); Mueller flied to left; Bonds
singled to center; Kent forced Bonds (shortstop to second); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 7, Giants 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Howard grounded out (second to first); Spiers
doubled to right; Bell struck out; Gonzalez grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 7, Giants 0.

GIANTS 4TH: Javier struck out; Snow grounded out (third to
first); Vizcaino struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 7,
Giants 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Gutierrez struck out; Ausmus lined to left; Rivera
was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 7,
Giants 0.

GIANTS 5TH: Johnson doubled to right; AURILIA BATTED FOR RAPP;
Aurilia singled to third [Johnson to third]; Hamilton grounded
into a double play (second to first) [Johnson stayed at third,
Aurilia out at second]; Mueller flied to left; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 7, Giants 0.

ASTROS 6TH: BAILEY REPLACED AURILIA (PITCHING); Hampton singled
to center; Biggio singled to center [Hampton to third]; Howard
singled to center [Hampton scored, Biggio to second]; Spiers
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Biggio to third, Howard out at second]; Bell was called out on
strikes; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 8, Giants 0.

GIANTS 6TH: Bonds walked; Kent grounded into a double play
(third to second to first) [Bonds out at second]; Javier
grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
8, Giants 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Gonzalez singled to shortstop; Gutierrez singled to
left [Gonzalez to second]; Ausmus flied to right; Rivera tripled
to right [Gonzalez scored, Gutierrez scored]; Hampton out on a
sacrifice fly to center [Rivera scored]; Biggio singled to left;
Howard grounded out (second to first); 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 11, Giants 0.

GIANTS 7TH: Snow reached on an error by Rivera; Vizcaino was
called out on strikes; Johnson grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Snow out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 1
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 11, Giants 0.

ASTROS 8TH: POOLE REPLACED JOHNSON (PITCHING); BERRYHILL
REPLACED BAILEY (PLAYING C ); POWELL REPLACED HAMILTON (PLAYING
CF); BENARD REPLACED BONDS (PLAYING LF); LEWIS REPLACED KENT
(PLAYING 2B); DELGADO REPLACED VIZCAINO (PLAYING SS); Spiers
walked; Bell popped to shortstop; Gonzalez walked [Spiers to
second]; Gutierrez singled to left [Spiers to third, Gonzalez to
second]; Poole threw a wild pitch [Spiers scored, Gonzalez to
third, Gutierrez to second]; Ausmus singled to left [Gonzalez
scored, Gutierrez scored (error by Benard) (unearned)]; Rivera
was called out on strikes; Hampton grounded out (third to
first); 3 R (2 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 14, Giants 0.

GIANTS 8TH: Berryhill doubled to left; Powell singled to right
[Berryhill to third]; Mueller walked [Powell to second]; CABRERA
REPLACED HAMPTON (PITCHING); Benard out on a sacrifice fly to
right [Berryhill scored, Powell to third]; Lewis out on a
sacrifice fly to right [Powell scored, Mueller to second (error
by Ausmus)]; Javier popped to third; 2 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 14, Giants 2.

ASTROS 9TH: HENRY REPLACED POOLE (PITCHING); HIDALGO BATTED FOR
BIGGIO; Hidalgo struck out; Howard singled to right; Spiers
walked [Howard to second]; Bell struck out; Gonzalez struck out;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 14, Giants 2.

GIANTS 9TH: BAGWELL REPLACED BELL (PLAYING 1B); HIDALGO STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING RF); SPIERS CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 2B);
Snow struck out; Delgado grounded out (second to first); HILL
BATTED FOR HENRY; Hill popped to catcher; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 14, Giants 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros          14  17   2    9
 Giants           2   7   2    6


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