Houston Astros 4, San Diego Padres 3
Regular Season Game 48
Played on Saturday, May 23, 1998 (N) at Astrodome

SD  N    0  1  0    2  0  0    0  0  0  -   3  4  0
HOU N    0  0  1    1  0  0    0  2  x  -   4  8  4
San Diego Padres             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Veras 2b                      4   0   0   0       1   2       2   2
Gwynn rf                      3   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Finley cf                   1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Vaughn lf                     4   0   0   0       1   1       0   0
Caminiti 3b                   4   1   2   0       1   2       1   4
Williams 1b                   3   0   0   0       0   0       7   1
  Joyner ph,1b                1   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Hernandez c                   3   1   0   0       0   1       7   0
Rivera cf,rf                  4   0   1   1       0   1       3   1
Sheets ss                     2   1   1   0       2   0       0   5
Langston p                    2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Reyes p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Sweeney ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Miceli p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   3   4   1       6   8      24  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Sheets-Veras-Williams, Sheets-Veras-Williams.

BATTING - 
2B: Caminiti (4,off Hampton).
SH: Reyes (1,off Hampton).
HBP: Hernandez (4,by Scanlan).
Team LOB: 10.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     3   0   1   1       0   1       2   5
Bell rf                       3   1   0   0       1   1       1   0
Berry 3b                      4   1   1   2       0   1       1   2
  Wagner p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Alou lf                       4   1   1   0       0   1       2   0
Hidalgo cf                    4   0   2   0       0   0       3   0
Gutierrez ss                  3   0   1   1       0   1       0   3
  Scanlan p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Miller p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bogar ss                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Phillips 1b                   3   0   1   0       0   1      10   0
Ausmus c                      2   0   0   0       1   1       8   0
Hampton p                     2   1   1   0       0   0       0   1
  Spiers ss,3b                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   4   8   4       2   7      27  11

FIELDING - 
E: Biggio (7), Berry (2), Phillips 2 (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Hampton (1,off Langston).
HR: Berry (5,8th inning off Miceli 1 on 1 out).
HBP: Biggio (7,by Reyes).
GDP: Gutierrez (4,off Langston); Bell (5,off Reyes).
Team LOB: 4.

PITCHING
San Diego Padres             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Langston                      3.2   7   2   2   1   4   0  17
Reyes                         3.1   0   0   0   0   3   0  10
Miceli L(4-2)                 1     1   2   2   1   0   1   5
Totals                        8     8   4   4   2   7   1  32

HBP: Reyes (2,Biggio).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hampton                       6     4   3   1   4   5   0  28
Scanlan                       1.2   0   0   0   1   1   0   7
Miller W(2-0)                 0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Wagner SV(12)                 1     0   0   0   1   1   0   4
Totals                        9     4   3   1   6   8   0  40

HBP: Scanlan (1,Hernandez).

Umpires: HP - Greg Bonin, 1B - Bill Hohn, 2B - Angel Hernandez, 3B - Randy Marsh
Time of Game: 2:53   Attendance: 36281


Starting Lineups:

   San Diego Padres              Houston Astros           
1. Veras               2b        Biggio              2b
2. Gwynn               rf        Bell                rf
3. Vaughn              lf        Berry               3b
4. Caminiti            3b        Alou                lf
5. Williams            1b        Hidalgo             cf
6. Hernandez           c         Gutierrez           ss
7. Rivera              cf        Phillips            1b
8. Sheets              ss        Ausmus              c
9. Langston            p         Hampton             p

PADRES 1ST: Veras grounded out (second to first); Gwynn grounded
out (second to first); Vaughn lined to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio struck out; Bell grounded out (third to
first); Berry grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 0.

PADRES 2ND: Caminiti doubled to left; Williams grounded out
(shortstop to first); Hernandez struck out; Rivera singled to
center [Caminiti scored]; Sheets walked [Rivera to second];
Langston grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Padres 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Alou struck out; Hidalgo singled to center;
Gutierrez grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Hidalgo out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 1,
Astros 0.

PADRES 3RD: Veras struck out; Gwynn grounded out (second to
first); Vaughn walked; Caminiti singled to left [Vaughn to
second]; Williams grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Padres 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Phillips lined to center; Ausmus struck out; Hampton
doubled to center; Biggio singled to center [Hampton scored];
Bell struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 1, Astros 1.

PADRES 4TH: Hernandez reached on an error by Berry; Rivera
struck out; Sheets singled to center [Hernandez to second];
Langston reached on an error by Phillips [Hernandez scored
(error by Phillips) (unearned), Sheets scored (unearned) (no
RBI), Langston to second (error by Biggio)]; Veras struck out;
Gwynn walked; Vaughn flied to center; 2 R (0 ER), 1 H, 4 E, 2
LOB.  Padres 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Berry grounded out (shortstop to first); Alou
singled to shortstop; Hidalgo singled to shortstop [Alou to
second]; Gutierrez singled to center [Alou scored, Hidalgo out
at third (center to third)]; Phillips singled to first
[Gutierrez to third]; Ausmus walked [Phillips to second]; REYES
REPLACED LANGSTON (PITCHING); Hampton grounded out (third to
first); 1 R, 4 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Padres 3, Astros 2.

PADRES 5TH: Caminiti struck out; Williams lined to left;
Hernandez flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 3,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Biggio was hit by a pitch; Bell grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Biggio out at
second]; Berry struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 3,
Astros 2.

PADRES 6TH: Rivera lined to right; Sheets walked; Reyes out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Sheets to second]; Veras
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 3,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Alou grounded out (third to first); Hidalgo grounded
out (first to pitcher); Gutierrez struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Padres 3, Astros 2.

PADRES 7TH: SCANLAN REPLACED GUTIERREZ (PITCHING); SPIERS
REPLACED HAMPTON (PLAYING SS); Gwynn grounded out (second to
first); Vaughn struck out; Caminiti walked; JOYNER BATTED FOR
WILLIAMS; Joyner flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 3,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: JOYNER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); Phillips struck
out; Ausmus grounded out (shortstop to first); Spiers flied to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 3, Astros 2.

PADRES 8TH: Hernandez was hit by a pitch; Rivera lined to first;
Sheets forced Hernandez (third to second); SWEENEY BATTED FOR
REYES; MILLER REPLACED SCANLAN (PITCHING); Sweeney was called
out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: MICELI REPLACED SWEENEY (PITCHING); FINLEY REPLACED
GWYNN (PLAYING CF); RIVERA CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF);
Biggio flied to right; Bell walked; Berry homered [Bell scored];
Alou flied to center; Hidalgo grounded out (shortstop to first);
2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 3, Astros 4.

PADRES 9TH: WAGNER REPLACED BERRY (PITCHING); SPIERS CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 3B); BOGAR REPLACED MILLER (PLAYING SS);
Veras walked; Finley grounded out (second to first) [Veras to
second]; Vaughn flied to center [Veras to third]; Caminiti
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 3, Astros 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Padres           3   4   0   10
 Astros           4   8   4    4


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