Houston Astros 5, San Diego Padres 2
Regular Season Game 49
Played on Sunday, May 24, 1998 (N) at Astrodome

SD  N    0  0  0    2  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  9  1
HOU N    0  0  0    0  3  0    2  0  x  -   5  8  1
San Diego Padres             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Veras 2b                      5   0   1   0       0   1       2   3
Finley cf                     4   1   2   0       0   1       3   0
Vaughn lf                     5   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
Caminiti 3b                   3   1   2   1       1   1       0   2
  Giovanola pr,3b             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Rivera rf                     3   0   1   0       1   1       1   0
Hernandez c                   3   0   2   1       0   0       6   2
  Gwynn ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  G. Myers c                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Williams 1b                   2   0   0   0       1   1       5   0
  Sweeney ph,1b               1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Gomez ss                      2   0   0   0       2   0       2   2
Hamilton p                    3   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
  Boehringer p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sheets ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       33   2   9   2       5   9      24  10

FIELDING - 
E: Caminiti (6).

BATTING - 
HBP: Finley (1,by Schourek).
GDP: Hernandez (4,off Schourek); Finley (3,off Nitkowski); Gwynn (5,off Henry).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Rivera (1,2nd base off Schourek/Ausmus).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     3   1   0   0       1   0       4   4
Bell rf                       2   1   1   0       2   0       0   0
Spiers 3b                     4   1   2   3       0   1       1   3
Alou cf,lf                    3   0   1   1       1   0       2   0
Clark lf                      3   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Nitkowski p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bogar ss                    1   0   0   0       0   1       2   2
Phillips 1b                   3   0   0   0       1   2       5   0
Gutierrez ss                  3   0   0   0       0   2       1   1
  Henry p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wagner p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ausmus c                      4   1   2   0       0   0      11   0
Schourek p                    1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Hidalgo cf                  2   1   1   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       30   5   8   4       5   8      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Spiers-Biggio-Phillips, Biggio-Gutierrez-Phillips, Biggio-Bogar-Phillips.
E: Alou (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Hidalgo (7,off Hamilton).
3B: Spiers (1,off Hamilton).
SH: Schourek (2,off Hamilton); Biggio (1,off Hamilton).
IBB: Alou (2,by Hamilton); Phillips (1,by Boehringer).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Alou (4,2nd base off Boehringer/Hernandez).
CS: Ausmus (3,2nd base by Boehringer/G. Myers).

PITCHING
San Diego Padres             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hamilton L(3-5)               6.1   7   5   2   4   6   0  31
Boehringer                    1.2   1   0   0   1   2   0   6
Totals                        8     8   5   2   5   8   0  37

IBB: Hamilton (4,Alou); Boehringer (2,Phillips).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Schourek W(2-2)               5.1   5   2   2   3   7   0  24
Nitkowski                     1.1   1   0   0   1   1   0   5
Henry                         1.1   2   0   0   0   0   0   5
Wagner SV(13)                 1     1   0   0   1   1   0   5
Totals                        9     9   2   2   5   9   0  39

HBP: Schourek (2,Finley).

Umpires: HP - Bill Hohn, 1B - Angel Hernandez, 2B - Greg Bonin, 3B - Randy Marsh
Time of Game: 3:02   Attendance: 25701


Starting Lineups:

   San Diego Padres              Houston Astros           
1. Veras               2b        Biggio              2b
2. Finley              cf        Bell                rf
3. Vaughn              lf        Spiers              3b
4. Caminiti            3b        Alou                cf
5. Rivera              rf        Clark               lf
6. Hernandez           c         Phillips            1b
7. Williams            1b        Gutierrez           ss
8. Gomez               ss        Ausmus              c
9. Hamilton            p         Schourek            p

PADRES 1ST: Veras popped to second; Finley was hit by a pitch;
Vaughn popped to third; Caminiti was called out on strikes; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio lined to center; Bell singled to shortstop;
Spiers struck out; Alou flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Padres 0, Astros 0.

PADRES 2ND: Rivera walked; Hernandez grounded into a double play
(third to second to first) [Rivera out at second]; Williams
flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Clark flied to right; Phillips was called out on
strikes; Gutierrez was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 0.

PADRES 3RD: Gomez flied to left; Hamilton struck out; Veras was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Ausmus flied to center; Schourek singled to right;
Biggio lined to left; Bell walked [Schourek to second]; Spiers
singled to shortstop [Schourek to third, Bell to second]; Alou
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Padres 0,
Astros 0.

PADRES 4TH: Finley singled to shortstop; Vaughn singled to
center [Finley to second]; Caminiti singled to center [Finley
scored, Vaughn to third, Caminiti to second (error by Alou)];
Rivera reached on a fielder's choice [Caminiti to third, Vaughn
out at home (third to catcher)]; Rivera stole second; Hernandez
singled to center [Caminiti scored, Rivera to third]; Williams
walked [Hernandez to second]; Gomez popped to catcher; Hamilton
struck out; 2 R, 4 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Padres 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Clark struck out; Phillips struck out (catcher to
first); Gutierrez struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 2,
Astros 0.

PADRES 5TH: Veras grounded out (second to first); Finley struck
out; Vaughn struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 2, Astros
0.

ASTROS 5TH: Ausmus singled to shortstop; Schourek out on a
sacrifice bunt (catcher to second) [Ausmus to second]; Biggio
walked; Bell reached on a fielder's choice [Ausmus scored
(unearned) (no RBI), Biggio to third (error by Caminiti)];
Spiers forced Bell (second to shortstop) [Biggio scored
(unearned)]; Alou singled to center [Spiers scored (unearned)];
Clark flied to left; 3 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 2,
Astros 3.

PADRES 6TH: Caminiti walked; Rivera struck out; Hernandez
singled to third [Caminiti to second]; NITKOWSKI REPLACED CLARK
(PITCHING); ALOU CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); HIDALGO
REPLACED SCHOUREK (PLAYING CF); Williams was called out on
strikes; Gomez walked [Caminiti to third, Hernandez to second];
On a bunt Hamilton grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
3 LOB.  Padres 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Phillips grounded out (second to first); Gutierrez
grounded out (third to first); Ausmus grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 2, Astros 3.

PADRES 7TH: Veras singled to second; Finley grounded into a
double play (second to shortstop to first) [Veras out at
second]; HENRY REPLACED GUTIERREZ (PITCHING); BOGAR REPLACED
NITKOWSKI (PLAYING SS); Vaughn flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Padres 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Hidalgo doubled to first; Biggio out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher unassisted) [Hidalgo to third]; Bell walked;
Spiers tripled to first [Hidalgo scored, Bell scored]; Alou was
walked intentionally; BOEHRINGER REPLACED HAMILTON (PITCHING);
Bogar struck out while Alou stole second; Phillips was walked
intentionally; Henry forced Phillips (shortstop to second); 2 R,
2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Padres 2, Astros 5.

PADRES 8TH: Caminiti singled to center; GIOVANOLA RAN FOR
CAMINITI; Rivera singled to shortstop [Giovanola to second];
GWYNN BATTED FOR HERNANDEZ; Gwynn grounded into a double play
(second to shortstop to first) [Giovanola to third, Rivera out
at second]; SWEENEY BATTED FOR WILLIAMS; Sweeney lined to
shortstop; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 2, Astros 5.

ASTROS 8TH: G. MYERS REPLACED GWYNN (PLAYING C ); SWEENEY STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); GIOVANOLA STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B);
Ausmus singled to third; Ausmus was caught stealing second
(catcher to shortstop); Hidalgo struck out; Biggio grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 2, Astros 5.

PADRES 9TH: WAGNER REPLACED HENRY (PITCHING); Gomez walked;
SHEETS BATTED FOR BOEHRINGER; Sheets struck out; Veras forced
Gomez (shortstop to second); Finley singled to second [Veras to
second]; Vaughn popped to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Padres
2, Astros 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Padres           2   9   1   10
 Astros           5   8   1    8


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