Houston Astros 3, San Francisco Giants 1
Regular Season Game 10
Played on Thursday, April 9, 1998 (N) at 3Com Park at Candlestick Point

HOU N    2  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   3  6  1
SF  N    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  8  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     4   1   1   0       1   1       2   1
Bell rf                       5   1   2   2       0   0       2   0
Bagwell 1b                    3   0   0   0       1   1       6   3
Berry 3b                      3   0   0   0       1   0       0   1
Alou lf                       4   1   1   0       0   1       5   0
Hidalgo cf                    4   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Gutierrez ss                  4   0   2   1       0   1       4   3
Ausmus c                      2   0   0   0       2   0       6   0
Bergman p                     3   0   0   0       0   2       2   1
  Nitkowski p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   3   6   3       5   6      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Biggio-Gutierrez-Bagwell, Bagwell-Gutierrez-Biggio.
E: Biggio (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Bell (7,off Gardner); Gutierrez (2,off Gardner).
HR: Bell (3,1st inning off Gardner 1 on 0 out).
SH: Nitkowski (1,off Johnstone).
IBB: Ausmus (1,by Gardner).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Biggio (4,2nd base off Gardner/Mayne).

San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hamilton cf                   4   0   2   0       0   0       3   0
Mueller 3b                    3   0   0   0       1   3       1   2
Bonds lf                      4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Kent 2b                       4   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
Snow 1b                       4   1   1   0       0   0      11   1
Javier rf                     3   0   0   0       1   2       1   0
Mayne c                       3   0   1   0       0   0       6   1
  Johnson ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Sanchez ss                    4   0   3   1       0   0       2   2
Gardner p                     2   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Diaz ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Johnstone p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hayes ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   1   8   1       2   6      27  10

BATTING - 
GDP: Mayne (1,off Bergman); Gardner (1,off Bergman).
Team LOB: 8.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bergman W(1-1)                6     8   1   1   2   3   0  27
Nitkowski SV(1)               3     0   0   0   0   3   0   9
Totals                        9     8   1   1   2   6   0  36


San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Gardner L(1-1)                6     6   3   3   3   4   1  27
Johnstone                     3     0   0   0   2   2   0  11
Totals                        9     6   3   3   5   6   1  38

IBB: Gardner (2,Ausmus).

Umpires: HP - Ed Montague, 1B - Dana DeMuth, 2B - Charlie Reliford, 3B - Paul Schrieber
Time of Game: 2:54   Attendance: 10153


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                San Francisco Giants     
1. Biggio              2b        Hamilton            cf
2. Bell                rf        Mueller             3b
3. Bagwell             1b        Bonds               lf
4. Berry               3b        Kent                2b
5. Alou                lf        Snow                1b
6. Hidalgo             cf        Javier              rf
7. Gutierrez           ss        Mayne               c
8. Ausmus              c         Sanchez             ss
9. Bergman             p         Gardner             p

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio walked; Bell homered [Biggio scored]; Bagwell
grounded out (third to first); Berry flied to center; Alou
grounded out (pitcher to first); 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
2, Giants 0.

GIANTS 1ST: Hamilton singled to center; Mueller was called out
on strikes; Bonds popped to left; Kent lined to left; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Hidalgo popped to left; Gutierrez struck out; Ausmus
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Giants 0.

GIANTS 2ND: Snow grounded out (first to pitcher); Javier walked;
Mayne grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first)
[Javier out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Giants
0.

ASTROS 3RD: Bergman struck out; Biggio grounded out (third to
first); Bell doubled to right; Bagwell walked; Berry popped to
second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 0.

GIANTS 3RD: Sanchez singled to center; On a bunt Gardner
grounded into a double play (first to shortstop to second)
[Sanchez out at second]; Hamilton singled to center; Mueller
walked [Hamilton to second]; Bonds lined to shortstop; 0 R, 2 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Alou flied to center; Hidalgo popped to first;
Gutierrez singled to right; Ausmus popped to first; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 0.

GIANTS 4TH: Kent grounded out (first to pitcher); Snow singled
to right; Javier flied to left; Mayne singled to pitcher [Snow
to second]; Sanchez singled to left [Snow scored, Mayne to
third]; Gardner grounded out (pitcher to first); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Bergman struck out (catcher to first); On a bunt
Biggio singled to catcher; Biggio stole second; Bell flied to
right [Biggio to third]; Bagwell struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 1.

GIANTS 5TH: Hamilton grounded out (shortstop to first); Mueller
was called out on strikes; Bonds singled to left; Kent popped to
first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Giants 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Berry popped to first; Alou singled to center;
Hidalgo grounded out (pitcher to first) [Alou to second];
Gutierrez doubled to right [Alou scored]; Ausmus was walked
intentionally; Bergman forced Ausmus (shortstop unassisted); 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 1.

GIANTS 6TH: Snow flied to left; Javier struck out; Mayne reached
on an error by Biggio; Sanchez singled to third [Mayne to
second]; DIAZ BATTED FOR GARDNER; Diaz lined to shortstop; 0 R,
1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 1.

ASTROS 7TH: JOHNSTONE REPLACED DIAZ (PITCHING); Biggio popped to
third; Bell popped to catcher; Bagwell grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 1.

GIANTS 7TH: NITKOWSKI REPLACED BERGMAN (PITCHING); Hamilton
grounded out (third to first); Mueller struck out; Bonds popped
to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Berry walked; Alou struck out; Hidalgo flied to
center; Gutierrez forced Berry (second to shortstop); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 1.

GIANTS 8TH: Kent flied to left; Snow lined to right; Javier
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 1.

ASTROS 9TH: Ausmus walked; Nitkowski out on a sacrifice bunt
(first to second) [Ausmus to second]; Biggio struck out; Bell
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
3, Giants 1.

GIANTS 9TH: JOHNSON BATTED FOR MAYNE; Johnson was called out on
strikes; Sanchez lined to right; HAYES BATTED FOR JOHNSTONE;
Hayes popped to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Giants 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3   6   1    8
 Giants           1   8   0    8


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