Pittsburgh Pirates 7, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 39
Played on Thursday, May 14, 1998 (N) at Astrodome

PIT N    0  2  1    1  2  0    1  0  0  -   7 13  0
HOU N    1  0  0    0  0  0    1  0  0  -   2  6  1
Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Womack 2b                     4   0   1   0       1   2       1   3
M. Martinez lf                4   1   2   1       0   0       0   0
Kendall c                     5   0   2   0       0   0       8   1
Young 1b                      4   2   1   1       1   1      11   0
Allensworth cf                4   3   2   1       1   1       4   0
Guillen rf                    5   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Polcovich 3b                  4   0   1   2       0   0       1   4
Collier ss                    4   1   3   2       1   0       0   1
Silva p                       3   0   0   0       0   2       0   2
  Wilkins p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sanford ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Loiselle p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       38   7  13   7       4   6      27  11

BATTING - 
2B: Collier (6,off Schourek); Young (8,off Schourek); M. Martinez (1,off Schourek).
HR: Allensworth (3,7th inning off Miller 0 on 0 out).
SH: Silva (2,off Schourek).
SF: Polcovich (1,off Grzanich).
HBP: M. Martinez (1,by Miller).
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Womack (3,2nd base by Schourek/Eusebio).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     4   1   1   0       0   1       0   4
Bell rf                       4   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Howell 1b                     3   0   2   0       1   1      12   2
Berry 3b                      3   0   0   1       0   1       0   3
Alou lf                       4   1   2   1       0   0       1   0
Hidalgo cf                    4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Gutierrez ss                  3   0   0   0       0   1       2   3
Eusebio c                     3   0   0   0       0   0       7   0
Schourek p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   3
  Grzanich p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ward ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Miller p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Clark ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Scanlan p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   2   6   2       1   8      27  16

FIELDING - 
E: Gutierrez (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Howell 2 (3,off Silva 2).
HR: Alou (9,7th inning off Silva 0 on 1 out).
SF: Berry (2,off Silva).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Hidalgo (2,2nd base by Silva/Kendall).

PITCHING
Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Silva W(4-3)                  7     5   2   2   0   5   1  25
Wilkins                       1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Loiselle                      1     1   0   0   1   1   0   5
Totals                        9     6   2   2   1   8   1  33


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Schourek L(1-1)               4     8   4   2   1   2   0  21
Grzanich                      1     1   2   2   2   1   0   6
Miller                        3     3   1   1   0   3   1  13
Scanlan                       1     1   0   0   1   0   0   5
Totals                        9    13   7   5   4   6   1  45

HBP: Miller (1,M. Martinez).

Umpires: HP - Jerry Crawford, 1B - Bob Davidson, 2B - Brian Gorman, 3B - Tom Hallion
Time of Game: 2:36   Attendance: 16123


Starting Lineups:

   Pittsburgh Pirates            Houston Astros           
1. Womack              2b        Biggio              2b
2. M. Martinez         lf        Bell                rf
3. Kendall             c         Howell              1b
4. Young               1b        Berry               3b
5. Allensworth         cf        Alou                lf
6. Guillen             rf        Hidalgo             cf
7. Polcovich           3b        Gutierrez           ss
8. Collier             ss        Eusebio             c
9. Silva               p         Schourek            p

PIRATES 1ST: Womack walked; Womack was caught stealing second
(pitcher to first to shortstop); M. Martinez grounded out (third
to first); Kendall grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio singled to second; Bell flied to center;
Howell doubled to center [Biggio to third]; Berry out on a
sacrifice fly to center [Biggio scored]; Alou flied to right; 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 1.

PIRATES 2ND: Young reached on an error by Gutierrez; On a bunt
Allensworth singled to pitcher [Young to second]; Guillen lined
to right [Young to third]; Polcovich grounded out (shortstop to
first) [Young scored (unearned), Allensworth to second]; Collier
doubled to center [Allensworth scored (unearned)]; Silva was
called out on strikes; 2 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 2,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Hidalgo singled to center; Hidalgo was caught
stealing second (catcher to second); Gutierrez struck out;
Eusebio grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Pirates 2, Astros 1.

PIRATES 3RD: Womack flied to left; M. Martinez singled to
shortstop; Kendall singled to right [M. Martinez to third];
Young doubled to right [M. Martinez scored, Kendall to third];
Allensworth struck out; Guillen grounded out (second to first);
1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Schourek was called out on strikes; Biggio lined to
right; Bell grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Pirates 3, Astros 1.

PIRATES 4TH: On a bunt Polcovich grounded out (pitcher to
first); Collier singled to center; Silva out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to first) [Collier to second]; Womack singled to first
[Collier to third]; M. Martinez doubled to shortstop [Collier
scored, Womack to third]; Kendall grounded out (shortstop to
first); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Howell doubled to left; Berry lined to third; Alou
flied to center; Hidalgo grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 4, Astros 1.

PIRATES 5TH: GRZANICH REPLACED SCHOUREK (PITCHING); Young
walked; Debut game for Mike Grzanich; Allensworth walked
[Young to second]; Guillen flied to center [Young to third,
Allensworth to second]; Polcovich out on a sacrifice fly to
right [Young scored]; Collier singled to first [Allensworth
scored]; Silva struck out; 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 6,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Gutierrez grounded out (first unassisted); Eusebio
grounded out (third to first); WARD BATTED FOR GRZANICH; Ward
struck out; Debut game for Daryle Ward; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Pirates 6, Astros 1.

PIRATES 6TH: MILLER REPLACED WARD (PITCHING); Womack struck out;
M. Martinez grounded out (pitcher to first); Kendall singled to
shortstop; Young struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 6,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Biggio grounded out (pitcher to first); Bell
grounded out (third to first); Howell was called out on strikes;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 6, Astros 1.

PIRATES 7TH: Allensworth homered; Guillen singled to center;
Polcovich forced Guillen (second to shortstop); Collier grounded
out (third to first) [Polcovich to second]; Silva grounded out
(second to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 7, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Berry struck out; Alou homered; Hidalgo grounded out
(second to first); Gutierrez grounded out (second to first); 1
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 7, Astros 2.

PIRATES 8TH: Womack struck out; M. Martinez was hit by a pitch;
Kendall flied to right; Young grounded out (first to pitcher); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 7, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: WILKINS REPLACED SILVA (PITCHING); Eusebio grounded
out (third to first); CLARK BATTED FOR MILLER; Clark struck out;
Biggio struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 7, Astros 2.

PIRATES 9TH: SCANLAN REPLACED CLARK (PITCHING); Allensworth
grounded out (third to first); Guillen grounded out (second to
first); Polcovich singled to center; Collier walked [Polcovich
to second]; SANFORD BATTED FOR WILKINS; Sanford popped to
catcher; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 7, Astros 2.

ASTROS 9TH: LOISELLE REPLACED SANFORD (PITCHING); Bell struck
out; Howell walked; Berry lined to center; Alou singled to
second [Howell to third]; Hidalgo grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 7, Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Pirates          7  13   0   11
 Astros           2   6   1    4


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