Colorado Rockies 7, Houston Astros 5
Regular Season Game 55
Played on Sunday, May 31, 1998 (D) at Coors Field

HOU N    0  1  0    0  1  0    3  0  0  -   5 10  1
COL N    4  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  2  -   7 12  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     4   1   1   1       1   0       4   1
Bell rf                       5   1   1   0       0   1       0   0
Bagwell 1b                    4   0   0   0       1   3      10   0
Alou lf                       4   2   3   4       0   0       1   0
Everett cf                    3   0   2   0       1   1       3   0
Gutierrez ss                  4   0   0   0       0   2       0   3
  Nitkowski p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Henry p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Bogar 3b,ss                   4   1   2   0       0   1       1   0
Ausmus c                      4   0   0   0       0   2       6   1
Lima p                        2   0   1   0       0   0       0   3
  Spiers 3b                   1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       35   5  10   5       3  10      26  10

FIELDING - 
E: Lima (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Biggio (20,off Jones).
HR: Alou 2 (11,5th inning off Jones 0 on 2 out,7th inning off Veres 2 on 1
out).
SH: Lima (2,off Jones).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Bagwell (9,3rd base off Jones/Reed).
CS: Everett (10,2nd base by Veres/Reed).

Colorado Rockies             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Perez ss                      3   1   1   0       1   0       0   3
Burks cf                      4   0   0   0       0   3       0   0
Bichette lf                   5   2   3   2       0   1       1   0
Walker rf                     4   1   1   1       0   0       4   0
Castilla 3b                   4   1   3   3       0   0       1   2
Helton 1b                     3   1   2   1       0   0       8   0
Lansing 2b                    4   0   0   0       0   1       3   2
Reed c                        3   0   1   0       0   1       9   1
  Colbrunn ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Manwaring c                 0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Jones p                       2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Veres p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Vander Wal ph               1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McElroy p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bates ph                    1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Goodwin pr                  0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   7  12   7       1   6      27   9

BATTING - 
2B: Reed (5,off Lima); Bichette (19,off Lima).
HR: Castilla (19,1st inning off Lima 1 on 2 out); Helton (7,1st inning off
Lima 0 on 2 out); Bichette (5,9th inning off Henry 1 on 2 out).
SH: Burks (1,off Lima); Helton (1,off Nitkowski); Perez (2,off Henry).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Goodwin (3,2nd base off Henry/Ausmus).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lima                          6.2   9   5   5   1   5   2  30
Nitkowski                     1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Henry L(3-2)                  1     2   2   2   0   0   1   5
Totals                        8.2  12   7   7   1   6   3  39


Colorado Rockies             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Jones                         6     9   4   4   2   6   1  29
Veres                         1     1   1   1   1   1   1   4
McElroy W(1-1)                2     0   0   0   0   3   0   6
Totals                        9    10   5   5   3  10   2  39

Jones faced 2 batters in the 7th inning

Umpires: HP - Terry Tata, 1B - Gerry Davis, 2B - Wally Bell, 3B - Jerry Meals
Time of Game: 2:40   Attendance: 48097


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Colorado Rockies         
1. Biggio              2b        Perez               ss
2. Bell                rf        Burks               cf
3. Bagwell             1b        Bichette            lf
4. Alou                lf        Walker              rf
5. Everett             cf        Castilla            3b
6. Gutierrez           ss        Helton              1b
7. Bogar               3b        Lansing             2b
8. Ausmus              c         Reed                c
9. Lima                p         Jones               p

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio flied to right; Bell grounded out (shortstop
to first); Bagwell walked; Alou singled to third [Bagwell to
second]; Bagwell stole third; Everett struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Astros 0, Rockies 0.

ROCKIES 1ST: Perez walked; Burks out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to first) [Perez to second]; Bichette struck out;
Walker singled to center [Perez scored]; Castilla homered
[Walker scored]; Helton homered; Lansing popped to second; 4 R,
3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Rockies 4.

ASTROS 2ND: Gutierrez flied to right; Bogar singled to first;
Ausmus struck out; Lima singled to right [Bogar to second];
Biggio doubled to right [Bogar scored, Lima to third]; Bell was
called out on strikes; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Rockies
4.

ROCKIES 2ND: Reed doubled to left; On a bunt Jones reached on a
fielder's choice [Reed out at third (pitcher to third)]; Jones
was picked off first but was safe on an error by Lima [Jones to
third]; Perez grounded out (first unassisted); Burks struck out;
0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Rockies 4.

ASTROS 3RD: Bagwell was called out on strikes; Alou grounded out
(shortstop to first); Everett singled to center; Gutierrez
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
1, Rockies 4.

ROCKIES 3RD: Bichette doubled to right; Walker grounded out
(first unassisted) [Bichette to third]; Castilla grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Bichette scored]; Helton flied to left; 1
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Rockies 5.

ASTROS 4TH: Bogar singled to center; Ausmus lined to second;
Lima out on a sacrifice bunt (third to second) [Bogar to
second]; Biggio grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 1, Rockies 5.

ROCKIES 4TH: Lansing popped to second; Reed flied to center;
Jones grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Rockies 5.

ASTROS 5TH: Bell popped to third; Bagwell struck out; Alou
homered; Everett singled to right; Gutierrez struck out; 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Rockies 5.

ROCKIES 5TH: On a bunt Perez grounded out (pitcher to first);
Burks struck out; Bichette flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 2, Rockies 5.

ASTROS 6TH: Bogar grounded out (shortstop to first); Ausmus
flied to right; Lima grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Rockies 5.

ROCKIES 6TH: Walker grounded out (catcher to first); Castilla
singled to left; Helton singled to right [Castilla to third];
Lansing flied to center; Reed struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 2, Rockies 5.

ASTROS 7TH: Biggio walked; Bell singled to right [Biggio to
third]; VERES REPLACED JONES (PITCHING); Bagwell popped to
first; Alou homered [Biggio scored, Bell scored]; Everett
walked; Everett was caught stealing second (catcher to second);
Gutierrez struck out; 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Rockies 5.

ROCKIES 7TH: VANDER WAL BATTED FOR VERES; Vander Wal grounded
out (shortstop to first); Perez singled to left; Burks struck
out; Bichette singled to pitcher [Perez to second]; NITKOWSKI
REPLACED GUTIERREZ (PITCHING); SPIERS REPLACED LIMA (PLAYING
3B); BOGAR CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING SS); Walker grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Rockies 5.

ASTROS 8TH: MCELROY REPLACED VANDER WAL (PITCHING); Bogar struck
out; Ausmus was called out on strikes; Spiers flied to left; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Rockies 5.

ROCKIES 8TH: Castilla singled to center; Helton out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Castilla to second]; Lansing
struck out; COLBRUNN BATTED FOR REED; HENRY REPLACED NITKOWSKI
(PITCHING); Colbrunn reached on a fielder's choice [Castilla out
at third (third unassisted)]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5,
Rockies 5.

ASTROS 9TH: MANWARING REPLACED COLBRUNN (PLAYING C ); Biggio
flied to right; Bell grounded out (second to first); Bagwell
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Rockies 5.

ROCKIES 9TH: BATES BATTED FOR MCELROY; Bates singled to center;
GOODWIN RAN FOR BATES; Goodwin stole second; Perez out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Goodwin to third]; Burks
popped to first; Bichette homered [Goodwin scored]; 2 R, 2 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Rockies 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5  10   1    7
 Rockies          7  12   0    6


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