Houston Astros 15, San Diego Padres 3
Regular Season Game 150
Played on Tuesday, September 16, 1997 (D) at Astrodome

SD  N    0  0  1    0  0  0    2  0  0  -   3  8  2
HOU N    3  4  0    6  0  1    1  0  x  -  15 16  1
San Diego Padres             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Q. Veras 2b                   5   1   1   0       0   2       2   1
Finley cf                     2   1   1   0       1   0       0   1
  Rivera cf                   1   1   0   0       1   1       2   0
Gwynn rf                      3   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
  Sweeney rf                  1   0   0   0       1   1       1   0
Caminiti 3b                   2   0   0   1       0   2       0   1
  Arias 3b                    1   0   1   2       0   0       0   2
Joyner 1b                     2   0   0   0       0   1       2   1
  Lee 1b                      2   0   1   0       0   1       4   0
Vaughn lf                     2   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
  Beamon lf                   1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Flaherty c                    3   0   1   0       0   1       6   0
  Erdos p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Kroon p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Jones ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Cunnane p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Velandia ss                   4   0   1   0       0   0       1   3
Hitchcock p                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Bergman p                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Murray p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Romero c                    2   0   1   0       0   1       3   0
Totals                       34   3   8   3       4  14      24   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Velandia-Lee.
E: Finley (4), Beamon (2).
PB: Romero (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Finley (24,off Garcia); Velandia (2,off Garcia); Arias (1,off Barrios).
SF: Caminiti (6,off Garcia).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Q. Veras 2 (33,2nd base off Garcia/Pena,3rd base off Garcia/Pena); Finley
(14,2nd base off Garcia/Pena).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     3   2   2   1       0   1       0   0
  Rivera ph,ss                2   0   0   0       0   2       1   1
Bell rf                       2   2   1   0       1   1       3   0
  Mouton rf                   2   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Bagwell 1b                    1   3   1   2       2   0       0   0
  Johnson ph,3b               2   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Berry 3b                      3   0   2   3       0   0       0   0
  Spiers pr,3b,1b             2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Hidalgo cf                    5   3   3   1       0   0       2   0
Gonzalez lf                   3   1   2   3       0   0       2   0
  Abreu ph,lf                 2   0   1   1       0   0       1   0
Gutierrez ss,2b               5   1   1   1       0   1       1   0
Pena c                        3   2   1   0       1   0       9   0
  Knorr c                     0   0   0   0       0   0       5   0
Garcia p                      2   0   1   2       0   1       1   0
  Barrios p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Howard ph                   0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Henriquez p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cabrera p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37  15  16  15       4   7      27   1

FIELDING - 
E: Rivera (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Bell (28,off Hitchcock); Gonzalez 2 (29,off Hitchcock,off Bergman); Berry
(23,off Hitchcock); Pena (2,off Bergman); Hidalgo (3,off Erdos).
3B: Biggio (7,off Hitchcock).
HR: Bagwell (40,4th inning off Bergman 1 on 1 out).
SH: Garcia (6,off Hitchcock).
HBP: Howard (3,by Kroon).
GDP: Gutierrez (15,off Erdos).
Team LOB: 4.

PITCHING
San Diego Padres             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hitchcock L(10-10)            1.1   5   7   6   4   1   0  13
Bergman                       2.1   8   6   6   0   2   1  14
Murray                        1.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   4
Erdos                         1     2   1   1   0   0   0   4
Kroon                         1     1   1   0   0   2   0   5
Cunnane                       1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        8    16  15  13   4   7   1  43

WP: Bergman (5), Kroon (1).
HBP: Kroon (1,Howard).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Garcia W(7-8)                 6     6   1   1   2   8   0  26
Barrios                       1     2   2   2   2   1   0   7
Henriquez                     1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Cabrera                       1     0   0   0   0   3   0   3
Totals                        9     8   3   3   4  14   0  39

BK: Garcia (2).

Umpires: HP - Gary Darling, 1B - Charlie Reliford, 2B - Jerry Meals, 3B - Jim Quick
Time of Game: 3:11   Attendance: 15156


Starting Lineups:

   San Diego Padres              Houston Astros           
1. Q. Veras            2b        Biggio              2b
2. Finley              cf        Bell                rf
3. Gwynn               rf        Bagwell             1b
4. Caminiti            3b        Berry               3b
5. Joyner              1b        Hidalgo             cf
6. Vaughn              lf        Gonzalez            lf
7. Flaherty            c         Gutierrez           ss
8. Velandia            ss        Pena                c
9. Hitchcock           p         Garcia              p

PADRES 1ST: Q. Veras singled to right; Q. Veras stole second;
Finley walked; Gwynn struck out; Caminiti struck out while Q.
Veras stole third; Finley stole second; Joyner struck out; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio was called out on strikes; Bell doubled to
center; Bagwell walked; Berry flied to right; Hidalgo singled to
center [Bell scored, Bagwell to third, Hidalgo to second (error
by Finley)]; Gonzalez doubled to left [Bagwell scored, Hidalgo
scored (unearned)]; Gutierrez grounded out (shortstop to first);
3 R (2 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 3.

PADRES 2ND: Vaughn walked; Flaherty singled to left [Vaughn to
second]; Velandia popped to pitcher; Hitchcock struck out; Q.
Veras struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 2ND: Pena walked; Garcia out on a sacrifice bunt (first
to second) [Pena to second]; Biggio tripled to center [Pena
scored]; Bell walked; Bagwell walked [Bell to second]; Berry
doubled [Biggio scored, Bell scored, Bagwell scored]; BERGMAN
REPLACED HITCHCOCK (PITCHING); Hidalgo singled to center [Berry
out at home (center to catcher), Hidalgo to second (on throw)];
Bergman threw a wild pitch [Hidalgo to third]; Gonzalez flied to
left; 4 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 7.

PADRES 3RD: Finley doubled; Gwynn flied to right [Finley to
third]; Caminiti out on a sacrifice fly to left [Finley scored];
Joyner flied to right; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 1, Astros 7.

ASTROS 3RD: Gutierrez grounded out (third to first); Pena popped
to catcher; Garcia struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 1,
Astros 7.

PADRES 4TH: Vaughn flied to right; Flaherty struck out; Velandia
doubled to left; Garcia balked [Velandia to third]; Bergman
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 1, Astros 7.

ASTROS 4TH: Biggio singled to center; Bell struck out; Bagwell
homered [Biggio scored]; Berry singled to third; SPIERS RAN FOR
BERRY; Hidalgo forced Spiers (shortstop to second) [Hidalgo to
first]; Gonzalez doubled to left [Hidalgo scored]; Gutierrez
singled to left [Gonzalez scored]; Pena doubled to left
[Gutierrez to third]; Garcia singled to left [Gutierrez scored,
Pena scored]; MURRAY REPLACED BERGMAN (PITCHING); RIVERA BATTED
FOR BIGGIO; Rivera struck out; 6 R, 7 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 1,
Astros 13.

PADRES 5TH: RIVERA STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); MOUTON REPLACED
BELL (PLAYING RF); SPIERS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); GUTIERREZ
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 2B); Q. Veras lined to right; Finley
flied to center; Gwynn singled to left; Caminiti was called out
on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 1, Astros 13.

ASTROS 5TH: RIVERA REPLACED FINLEY (PLAYING CF); SWEENEY
REPLACED GWYNN (PLAYING RF); ARIAS REPLACED CAMINITI (PLAYING
3B); LEE REPLACED JOYNER (PLAYING 1B); Mouton flied to center;
JOHNSON BATTED FOR BAGWELL; Johnson flied to right; Spiers
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 1,
Astros 13.

PADRES 6TH: JOHNSON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); SPIERS CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); Lee singled to third; Vaughn flied to
left; Flaherty flied to right; Velandia forced Lee (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 1, Astros 13.

ASTROS 6TH: ERDOS REPLACED FLAHERTY (PITCHING); ROMERO REPLACED
MURRAY (PLAYING C ); BEAMON REPLACED VAUGHN (PLAYING LF);
Hidalgo doubled; ABREU BATTED FOR GONZALEZ; Abreu singled to
center [Hidalgo scored]; Gutierrez grounded into a double play
(shortstop to first) [Abreu out at second]; Pena grounded out
(third to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 1, Astros 14.

PADRES 7TH: ABREU STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); BARRIOS REPLACED
GARCIA (PITCHING); Romero singled to center; Debut game for
Manuel Barrios; Q. Veras forced Romero (shortstop
unassisted) [Q. Veras to second (error by Rivera)]; Rivera
walked; Sweeney walked [Q. Veras to third, Rivera to second];
Arias doubled to left [Q. Veras scored, Rivera scored, Sweeney
to third]; Lee struck out; Beamon flied to center; 2 R, 2 H, 1
E, 2 LOB.  Padres 3, Astros 14.

ASTROS 7TH: KROON REPLACED ERDOS (PITCHING); HOWARD BATTED FOR
BARRIOS; Howard was hit by a pitch; Romero allowed a passed ball
[Howard to second]; Rivera was called out on strikes; Mouton
struck out; Johnson singled to left [Howard scored (unearned),
Johnson to second (error by Beamon)]; Kroon threw a wild pitch
[Johnson to third]; Spiers flied to left; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E,
1 LOB.  Padres 3, Astros 15.

PADRES 8TH: HENRIQUEZ REPLACED HOWARD (PITCHING); KNORR REPLACED
PENA (PLAYING C ); JONES BATTED FOR KROON; Jones was called out
on strikes; Velandia lined to left; Romero struck out; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 3, Astros 15.

ASTROS 8TH: CUNNANE REPLACED JONES (PITCHING); Hidalgo grounded
out (third to first); Abreu flied to center; Gutierrez struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 3, Astros 15.

PADRES 9TH: CABRERA REPLACED HENRIQUEZ (PITCHING); Q. Veras
struck out; Rivera was called out on strikes; Sweeney struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 3, Astros 15.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Padres           3   8   2    9
 Astros          15  16   1    4


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