Houston Astros 5, Detroit Tigers 3
Regular Season Game 63
Played on Tuesday, June 9, 1998 (N) at Tiger Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  4  -   5 10  2
DET A    0  0  0    0  3  0    0  0  0  -   3  9  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     5   2   3   2       0   1       1   3
Spiers 3b                     5   0   2   1       0   1       0   2
Bell rf                       4   0   1   0       0   0       4   0
Bagwell 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   1       9   0
Alou dh                       4   1   1   1       0   2       0   0
Everett cf                    4   0   2   0       0   0       2   0
Clark lf                      3   0   0   0       1   1       2   0
  Montgomery lf               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Gutierrez ss                  3   0   0   0       0   2       3   5
  Phillips ph                 0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Bogar pr,ss                 0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ausmus c                      4   1   1   1       0   0       6   1
Hampton p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Wagner p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   5  10   5       2   8      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Hampton-Gutierrez-Bagwell, Biggio-Gutierrez-Bagwell.
E: Clark (3), Gutierrez (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Everett (13,off Moehler).
3B: Biggio (2,off Moehler).
HR: Alou (13,9th inning off Moehler 0 on 0 out); Biggio (9,9th inning off Jones
1 on 2 out).
GDP: Bell (7,off Moehler).
Team LOB: 6.

Detroit Tigers               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hunter cf                     5   1   1   1       0   1       0   0
Randa 3b                      5   0   1   1       0   1       0   3
Higginson rf                  4   0   1   1       1   2       1   0
Clark 1b                      4   0   1   0       0   0      10   0
Easley dh                     4   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
Gonzalez lf                   3   0   0   0       1   0       3   0
Oliver c                      3   0   0   0       1   0       9   0
Ripken 2b                     3   1   1   0       1   0       0   2
Cruz ss                       3   1   3   0       1   0       4   6
  Bartee pr                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Moehler p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Jones p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Brocail p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   3   9   3       5   5      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Ripken-Cruz-Clark.

BATTING - 
GDP: Ripken (1,off Hampton); Easley (3,off Hampton).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Cruz (2,2nd base by Hampton/Ausmus).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hampton W(8-3)                8     9   3   3   3   2   0  34
Wagner SV(16)                 1     0   0   0   2   3   0   5
Totals                        9     9   3   3   5   5   0  39


Detroit Tigers               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Moehler                       8     8   2   2   1   7   1  32
Jones L(0-3)                  0.2   2   3   3   1   1   1   5
Brocail                       0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        9    10   5   5   2   8   2  38

Moehler faced 1 batter in the 9th inning
WP: Moehler (2), Jones (2).

Umpires: HP - Chuck Meriwether, 1B - Jim Evans, 2B - Larry McCoy, 3B - Mark Johnson
Time of Game: 2:43   Attendance: 10871


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Detroit Tigers           
1. Biggio              2b        Hunter              cf
2. Spiers              3b        Randa               3b
3. Bell                rf        Higginson           rf
4. Bagwell             1b        Clark               1b
5. Alou                dh        Easley              dh
6. Everett             cf        Gonzalez            lf
7. Clark               lf        Oliver              c
8. Gutierrez           ss        Ripken              2b
9. Ausmus              c         Cruz                ss
   Hampton             p         Moehler             p

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

TIGERS 1ST: Hunter grounded out (shortstop to first); Randa
grounded out (third to first); Higginson flied to center; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Tigers 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Bagwell popped to catcher; Alou grounded out
(shortstop to first); Everett singled to center; Clark flied to
left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Tigers 0.

TIGERS 2ND: Clark grounded out (shortstop to first); Easley was
called out on strikes; Gonzalez lined to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Tigers 0.

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

TIGERS 3RD: Oliver walked; Ripken grounded into a double play
(pitcher to shortstop to first) [Oliver out at second]; Cruz
singled to second; Hunter forced Cruz (shortstop to second); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Tigers 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Bagwell popped to shortstop; Alou struck out;
Everett doubled to first; Clark walked; Moehler threw a wild
pitch [Everett to third, Clark to second]; Gutierrez was called
out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Tigers 0.

TIGERS 4TH: Randa grounded out (first unassisted); Higginson
walked; Clark reached on an error by Gutierrez [Higginson to
third]; Easley grounded into a double play (second to shortstop
to first) [Clark out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
0, Tigers 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Ausmus grounded out (shortstop to first); Biggio
tripled to right; Spiers singled to shortstop [Biggio scored];
Bell grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first)
[Spiers out at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Tigers
0.

TIGERS 5TH: Gonzalez flied to center; Oliver flied to right;
Ripken singled to shortstop; Cruz singled to second [Ripken to
second]; Hunter singled to left [Ripken scored, Cruz to second];
Randa singled to shortstop [Cruz scored, Hunter to second];
Higginson singled to center [Hunter scored, Randa to third];
Clark flied to right; 3 R, 5 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Tigers 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Bagwell struck out; Alou struck out; Everett
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
1, Tigers 3.

TIGERS 6TH: Easley singled to left [Easley to second (error by
Clark)]; Gonzalez flied to left [Easley to third]; Oliver
reached on a fielder's choice [Easley out at home (third to
catcher), Oliver to second (on throw)]; Ripken flied to right; 0
R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Tigers 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Clark grounded out (shortstop to first); Gutierrez
struck out; Ausmus grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Tigers 3.

TIGERS 7TH: Cruz singled to center; Cruz was caught stealing
second (catcher to shortstop); Hunter grounded out (second to
first); Randa flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Tigers 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Biggio was called out on strikes; Spiers grounded
out (second to first); Bell singled to left; Bagwell lined to
left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Tigers 3.

TIGERS 8TH: Higginson struck out; Clark singled to center;
Easley grounded out (second to first) [Clark to second];
Gonzalez walked; Oliver grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Tigers 3.

ASTROS 9TH: Alou homered; JONES REPLACED MOEHLER (PITCHING);
Everett flied to left; Clark struck out; PHILLIPS BATTED FOR
GUTIERREZ; Phillips walked; BOGAR RAN FOR PHILLIPS; Jones threw
a wild pitch [Bogar to second]; Ausmus singled to right [Bogar
scored]; Biggio homered [Ausmus scored]; BROCAIL REPLACED JONES
(PITCHING); Spiers lined to shortstop; 4 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 5, Tigers 3.

TIGERS 9TH: WAGNER REPLACED HAMPTON (PITCHING); BOGAR STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING SS); MONTGOMERY REPLACED CLARK (PLAYING LF);
Ripken walked; Cruz walked [Ripken to second]; BARTEE RAN FOR
CRUZ; Hunter struck out; Randa struck out; Higginson was called
out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Tigers 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5  10   2    6
 Tigers           3   9   0    9


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