Houston Astros 1, Pittsburgh Pirates 0
Regular Season Game 38
Played on Wednesday, May 13, 1998 (N) at Astrodome

PIT N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  6  0
HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  x  -   1  7  1
Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Womack 2b                     2   0   1   0       2   0       3   2
Martin lf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Kendall c                     3   0   1   0       0   1       7   0
Young 1b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       6   2
Allensworth cf                3   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Guillen rf                    3   0   2   0       1   0       3   0
Polcovich 3b                  3   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
Collier ss                    4   0   2   0       0   0       1   3
Lieber p                      2   0   0   0       0   2       2   0
  Ward ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       29   0   6   0       3   6      24  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Womack-Young.
PB: Kendall (3).

BATTING - 
SH: Lieber (2,off Hampton); Allensworth (3,off Hampton); Polcovich (1,off Hampton).
HBP: Kendall (10,by Hampton).
GDP: Polcovich (2,off Hampton).
Team LOB: 9.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     4   0   1   0       0   3       2   2
Bell rf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Spiers 3b                     4   0   1   0       0   1       0   4
Howell 1b                     4   1   1   0       0   0      11   1
Alou lf                       2   0   2   0       2   0       1   0
Hidalgo cf                    4   0   1   1       0   1       2   1
Ausmus c                      3   0   1   0       0   0       7   0
Bogar ss                      3   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
Hampton p                     2   0   0   0       1   0       1   3
  Wagner p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   1   7   1       3   6      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Hampton-Bogar-Howell.
E: Spiers (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Biggio (15,off Lieber); Spiers (8,off Lieber).
IBB: Alou (1,by Lieber).
Team LOB: 8.

PITCHING
Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lieber L(1-5)                 8     7   1   1   3   6   0  33

IBB: Lieber (3,Alou).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hampton W(6-1)                8.2   6   0   0   3   5   0  35
Wagner SV(10)                 0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Totals                        9     6   0   0   3   6   0  36

HBP: Hampton (1,Kendall).

Umpires: HP - Tom Hallion, 1B - Jerry Crawford, 2B - Bob Davidson, 3B - Brian Gorman
Time of Game: 2:16   Attendance: 14239


Starting Lineups:

   Pittsburgh Pirates            Houston Astros           
1. Womack              2b        Biggio              2b
2. Martin              lf        Bell                rf
3. Kendall             c         Spiers              3b
4. Young               1b        Howell              1b
5. Allensworth         cf        Alou                lf
6. Guillen             rf        Hidalgo             cf
7. Polcovich           3b        Ausmus              c
8. Collier             ss        Bogar               ss
9. Lieber              p         Hampton             p

PIRATES 1ST: Womack walked; Martin grounded out (first to
pitcher) [Womack to second]; Kendall struck out; Young popped to
first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio doubled to left; Bell grounded out (first
unassisted) [Biggio to third]; Spiers struck out; Howell flied
to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Allensworth was called out on strikes; Guillen
singled to right; Polcovich grounded into a double play (pitcher
to shortstop to first) [Guillen out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Alou walked; Hidalgo forced Alou (third to second);
Kendall allowed a passed ball [Hidalgo to second]; Ausmus popped
to second; Bogar grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

PIRATES 3RD: Collier flied to right; Lieber was called out on
strikes; Womack singled to pitcher; Martin was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Hampton walked; Biggio struck out; Bell hit into a
double play (second to first) [Hampton out at second]; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

PIRATES 4TH: Kendall grounded out (pitcher to first); Young
grounded out (third to first); Allensworth grounded out (third
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Spiers lined to right; Howell singled to left; Alou
singled to shortstop [Howell to second]; Hidalgo singled to
second [Howell scored, Alou to second]; Ausmus singled to center
[Alou to third, Hidalgo to second]; Bogar forced Alou (third to
catcher) [Hidalgo to third, Ausmus to second]; Hampton forced
Bogar (second to shortstop); 1 R, 4 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Pirates 0,
Astros 1.

PIRATES 5TH: Guillen walked; Polcovich flied to center; Collier
singled to shortstop [Guillen to second]; Lieber out on a
sacrifice bunt (third to second) [Guillen to third, Collier to
second]; Womack walked; Martin lined to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3
LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Biggio struck out; Bell grounded out (shortstop to
first); Spiers flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates
0, Astros 1.

PIRATES 6TH: Kendall was hit by a pitch; Young reached on an
error by Spiers [Kendall to second]; Allensworth out on a
sacrifice bunt (third to first) [Kendall to third, Young to
second]; Guillen lined to second; Polcovich grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Howell grounded out (shortstop to first); Alou
singled to left; Hidalgo struck out; Ausmus lined to right; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 1.

PIRATES 7TH: Collier grounded out (shortstop to first); Lieber
was called out on strikes; Womack flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Bogar struck out; Hampton grounded out (third to
first); Biggio struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0,
Astros 1.

PIRATES 8TH: Martin grounded out (second to first); Kendall
singled to left; Young flied to left; Allensworth popped to
catcher; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Bell grounded out (shortstop to first); Spiers
doubled to shortstop; Howell grounded out (first to pitcher)
[Spiers to third]; Alou was walked intentionally; Hidalgo flied
to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 1.

PIRATES 9TH: Guillen singled to shortstop; Polcovich out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first) [Guillen to second]; Collier
singled to shortstop [Guillen to third, Collier out at first
(center to first)]; WARD BATTED FOR LIEBER; WAGNER REPLACED
HAMPTON (PITCHING); Ward was called out on strikes; 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Pirates          0   6   0    9
 Astros           1   7   1    8


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