Colorado Rockies 5, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 5
Played on Saturday, April 4, 1998 (N) at Astrodome

COL N    0  0  1    0  4  0    0  0  0  -   5  9  2
HOU N    0  0  0    2  1  0    0  0  0  -   3 12  2
Colorado Rockies             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lansing 2b                    4   1   2   0       0   0       6   4
Burks cf,lf                   4   1   1   1       1   2       1   0
Walker rf                     2   1   1   0       2   0       2   0
Bichette lf                   5   1   1   1       0   0       1   0
  DiPoto p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Castilla 3b                   5   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Helton 1b                     4   0   2   1       0   1       8   0
Perez ss                      3   0   1   0       1   0       3   8
Manwaring c                   3   1   0   0       1   0       4   0
Thompson p                    2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bates ph                    1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  DeJean p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Colbrunn ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Leskanic p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Goodwin cf                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       34   5   9   3       5   3      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 4. Lansing-Perez-Helton, Perez-Lansing-Helton, Perez-Lansing-Helton, Lansing-Perez-Helton.
E: Perez 2 (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Walker (4,off Bergman); Lansing (1,off Bergman); Burks (2,off Bergman);
Bichette (3,off Bergman); Helton (4,off Cabrera).
SH: Lansing (1,off Nitkowski).
HBP: Walker (1,by Bergman).
GDP: Bichette (2,off Nitkowski); Manwaring (1,off Cabrera).
Team LOB: 9.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     4   0   1   0       1   1       2   5
Bell rf                       4   0   1   0       1   0       1   0
Bagwell 1b                    5   1   1   1       0   1      13   1
Berry 3b                      5   0   1   0       0   1       1   7
Alou lf                       2   1   2   1       2   0       2   0
Hidalgo cf                    4   1   2   0       0   0       1   0
Gutierrez ss                  3   0   2   0       0   1       3   1
Ausmus c                      3   0   0   1       0   0       3   1
  Spiers ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Eusebio c                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Bergman p                     2   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
  Nitkowski p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Howell ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cabrera p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Clark ph                    1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Miller p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   3  12   3       4   4      27  16

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Biggio-Gutierrez-Bagwell, Berry-Biggio-Bagwell.
E: Biggio (3), Bergman (1).

BATTING - 
HR: Alou (2,4th inning off Thompson 0 on 0 out); Bagwell (2,5th inning off
Thompson 0 on 1 out).
HBP: Gutierrez (1,by Thompson).
GDP: Bell (1,off Thompson); Ausmus (1,off Thompson); Berry (1,off Thompson);
Howell (1,off DeJean).
Team LOB: 10.

PITCHING
Colorado Rockies             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Thompson W(1-0)               5     8   3   3   3   1   2  24
DeJean                        2     3   0   0   1   0   0   9
Leskanic                      1     1   0   0   0   2   0   4
DiPoto SV(2)                  1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9    12   3   3   4   4   2  40

HBP: Thompson (1,Gutierrez).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bergman L(0-1)                4.1   6   5   5   3   2   0  24
Nitkowski                     1.2   1   0   0   2   0   0   7
Cabrera                       2     2   0   0   0   1   0   7
Miller                        1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     9   5   5   5   3   0  41

WP: Nitkowski (1).
HBP: Bergman (1,Walker).

Umpires: HP - Kerwin Danley, 1B - Jim Quick, 2B - Joe West, 3B - Jeff Kellogg
Time of Game: 2:54   Attendance: 21325


Starting Lineups:

   Colorado Rockies              Houston Astros           
1. Lansing             2b        Biggio              2b
2. Burks               cf        Bell                rf
3. Walker              rf        Bagwell             1b
4. Bichette            lf        Berry               3b
5. Castilla            3b        Alou                lf
6. Helton              1b        Hidalgo             cf
7. Perez               ss        Gutierrez           ss
8. Manwaring           c         Ausmus              c
9. Thompson            p         Bergman             p

ROCKIES 1ST: Lansing lined to third; Burks struck out; Walker
walked; Bichette lined to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rockies
0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio walked; Bell grounded into a double play
(second to shortstop to first) [Biggio out at second]; Bagwell
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rockies 0, Astros 0.

ROCKIES 2ND: Castilla flied to right; Helton struck out (catcher
to first); Perez grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Rockies 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Berry flied to right; Alou singled to center;
Hidalgo singled to center [Alou to second]; Gutierrez was hit by
a pitch [Alou to third, Hidalgo to second]; Ausmus grounded into
a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Gutierrez out at
second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Rockies 0, Astros 0.

ROCKIES 3RD: Manwaring walked; Thompson flied to center; Lansing
singled to left [Manwaring to second]; Burks forced Lansing
(third to second) [Manwaring scored (error by Biggio) (no RBI)];
Walker doubled to right [Burks to third]; Bichette grounded out
(second to first); 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Rockies 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Bergman singled to right; Biggio singled to left
[Bergman to third]; Bell walked [Biggio to second]; Bagwell
popped to first; Berry grounded into a double play (shortstop to
second to first) [Bell out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Rockies 1, Astros 0.

ROCKIES 4TH: Castilla popped to shortstop; Helton grounded out
(second to first); Perez walked; Manwaring grounded out (third
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rockies 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Alou homered; Hidalgo singled to center; Gutierrez
singled to right [Hidalgo to third]; Ausmus forced Gutierrez
(shortstop unassisted) [Hidalgo scored, Ausmus to second (error
by Perez)]; Bergman grounded out (shortstop to first) [Ausmus to
third]; Biggio popped to second; 2 R, 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Rockies
1, Astros 2.

ROCKIES 5TH: Thompson grounded out (second to first); Lansing
doubled to right; Burks doubled to left [Lansing scored]; Walker
was hit by a pitch; Bichette doubled to right [Burks scored,
Walker to third]; Castilla reached on an error by Bergman
[Walker scored (no RBI), Bichette to third]; Helton singled to
center [Bichette scored, Castilla to second]; NITKOWSKI REPLACED
BERGMAN (PITCHING); Perez popped to first; Manwaring forced
Helton (shortstop unassisted); 4 R, 4 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Rockies 5,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Bell grounded out (shortstop to first); Bagwell
homered; Berry flied to center; Alou walked; Hidalgo lined to
second; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rockies 5, Astros 3.

ROCKIES 6TH: BATES BATTED FOR THOMPSON; Bates singled to center;
Lansing out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first) [Bates to
second]; Burks walked; Nitkowski threw a wild pitch [Bates to
third, Burks to second]; Walker walked; Bichette grounded into a
double play (second to shortstop to first) [Walker out at
second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Rockies 5, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: DEJEAN REPLACED BATES (PITCHING); Gutierrez singled
to center; Ausmus forced Gutierrez (shortstop to second); HOWELL
BATTED FOR NITKOWSKI; Howell grounded into a double play (second
to shortstop to first) [Ausmus out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Rockies 5, Astros 3.

ROCKIES 7TH: CABRERA REPLACED HOWELL (PITCHING); Castilla
grounded out (third to first); Helton doubled to right; On a
bunt Perez singled to third [Helton to third]; Manwaring
grounded into a double play (third to second to first) [Perez
out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rockies 5, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Biggio grounded out (shortstop to first); Bell
singled to left; Bagwell lined to left; Berry singled to
shortstop [Bell to third (error by Perez)]; Alou walked [Berry
to second]; Hidalgo forced Berry (third unassisted); 0 R, 2 H, 1
E, 3 LOB.  Rockies 5, Astros 3.

ROCKIES 8TH: COLBRUNN BATTED FOR DEJEAN; Colbrunn popped to
catcher; Lansing grounded out (third to first); Burks struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rockies 5, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: LESKANIC REPLACED COLBRUNN (PITCHING); Gutierrez
struck out; SPIERS BATTED FOR AUSMUS; Spiers lined to second;
CLARK BATTED FOR CABRERA; Clark singled to right; Biggio struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rockies 5, Astros 3.

ROCKIES 9TH: MILLER REPLACED CLARK (PITCHING); EUSEBIO REPLACED
SPIERS (PLAYING C ); Walker grounded out (third to first);
Bichette flied to left; Castilla grounded out (third to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rockies 5, Astros 3.

ASTROS 9TH: DIPOTO REPLACED BICHETTE (PITCHING); BURKS CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); GOODWIN REPLACED LESKANIC (PLAYING CF);
Bell lined to right; Bagwell flied to center; Berry struck out;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rockies 5, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Rockies          5   9   2    9
 Astros           3  12   2   10


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