Houston Astros 9, Minnesota Twins 0
Regular Season Game 76
Played on Tuesday, June 23, 1998 (D) at Astrodome

MIN A    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  5  0
HOU N    3  2  2    2  0  0    0  0  x  -   9 13  0
Minnesota Twins              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Nixon cf                      3   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
  Stahoviak rf                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Lawton rf,cf                  4   0   1   0       0   3       2   0
Cordova lf                    3   0   2   0       0   0       0   0
  Ochoa lf                    1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Merced 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   1      10   0
Coomer 3b                     3   0   0   0       1   0       0   1
Walker 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   2       2   3
Meares ss                     3   0   0   0       0   0       1   3
  Naulty p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Valentin c                    3   0   1   0       0   0       7   0
Tewksbury p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Serafini p                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Gates ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Guardado p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hocking ss                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
Totals                       32   0   5   0       1   8      24  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Meares-Walker-Merced, Hocking-Walker-Merced.

BATTING - 
2B: Cordova (10,off Reynolds); Lawton (18,off Nitkowski).
Team LOB: 6.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     3   2   3   2       0   0       0   3
  Berry 3b                    1   0   0   0       1   1       0   1
Spiers 3b,2b                  4   0   2   1       1   1       1   4
Bell rf                       5   1   1   0       0   0       3   0
Bagwell 1b                    3   2   2   3       1   0       8   1
  Phillips 1b                 0   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Clark lf                      3   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
Everett cf                    4   1   3   2       0   0       2   0
Eusebio c                     4   1   1   0       0   0       9   0
Bogar ss                      4   0   0   0       0   2       0   4
Reynolds p                    3   1   1   0       0   2       1   0
  Nitkowski p                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       35   9  13   8       4   7      27  13

BATTING - 
2B: Bagwell (15,off Tewksbury); Everett (18,off Tewksbury); Biggio (24,off
Serafini).
GDP: Eusebio (3,off Serafini); Bell (9,off Naulty).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Everett (8,3rd base off Serafini/Valentin); Eusebio (1,2nd base off Serafini/Valentin).

PITCHING
Minnesota Twins              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Tewksbury L(4-9)              1.2   8   5   5   0   0   0  13
Serafini                      2.1   4   4   4   3   2   0  13
Guardado                      2     0   0   0   0   3   0   6
Naulty                        2     1   0   0   1   2   0   7
Totals                        8    13   9   9   4   7   0  39


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reynolds W(8-5)               7     4   0   0   0   6   0  25
Nitkowski                     2     1   0   0   1   2   0   8
Totals                        9     5   0   0   1   8   0  33


Umpires: HP - Charlie Williams, 1B - Ed Rapuano, 2B - Bruce Dreckman, 3B - Frank Pulli
Time of Game: 2:49   Attendance: 27157


Starting Lineups:

   Minnesota Twins               Houston Astros           
1. Nixon               cf        Biggio              2b
2. Lawton              rf        Spiers              3b
3. Cordova             lf        Bell                rf
4. Merced              1b        Bagwell             1b
5. Coomer              3b        Clark               lf
6. Walker              2b        Everett             cf
7. Meares              ss        Eusebio             c
8. Valentin            c         Bogar               ss
9. Tewksbury           p         Reynolds            p

TWINS 1ST: Nixon singled to second; Lawton was called out on
strikes; Cordova forced Nixon (third to first); Merced grounded
out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Twins 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio singled to second; Spiers flied to center;
Bell singled to shortstop [Biggio to third]; Bagwell doubled to
third [Biggio scored, Bell scored]; Clark grounded out (pitcher
to first) [Bagwell to third]; Everett doubled to left [Bagwell
scored]; Eusebio grounded out (shortstop to first); 3 R, 4 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Twins 0, Astros 3.

TWINS 2ND: Coomer flied to center; Walker was called out on
strikes; Meares grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Twins 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 2ND: Bogar grounded out (shortstop to first); Reynolds
singled to center; Biggio singled to shortstop [Reynolds to
second]; Spiers singled to second [Reynolds scored, Biggio to
third]; Bell popped to first; Bagwell singled to second [Biggio
scored, Spiers to third]; SERAFINI REPLACED TEWKSBURY
(PITCHING); Clark lined to shortstop; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Twins 0, Astros 5.

TWINS 3RD: Valentin grounded out (second to first); Serafini
struck out; Nixon grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Twins 0, Astros 5.

ASTROS 3RD: Everett singled to second; Eusebio singled to first
[Everett to second]; Everett stole third and Eusebio stole
second; Bogar struck out; Reynolds struck out; Biggio doubled to
right [Everett scored, Eusebio scored]; Spiers walked; Bell
flied to right; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Twins 0, Astros 7.

TWINS 4TH: Lawton struck out; Cordova doubled to second; Merced
struck out; Coomer flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Twins
0, Astros 7.

ASTROS 4TH: Bagwell walked; Clark walked [Bagwell to second];
Everett singled to second [Bagwell scored, Clark to third];
Eusebio grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Clark scored (no RBI), Everett out at second]; Bogar
grounded out (second to first); 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Twins 0,
Astros 9.

TWINS 5TH: SPIERS CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 2B); BERRY REPLACED
BIGGIO (PLAYING 3B); Walker grounded out (second to first);
Meares grounded out (shortstop to first); Valentin singled to
catcher; GATES BATTED FOR SERAFINI; Gates forced Valentin
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Twins 0, Astros 9.

ASTROS 5TH: GUARDADO REPLACED GATES (PITCHING); Reynolds struck
out; Berry struck out; Spiers was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Twins 0, Astros 9.

TWINS 6TH: Nixon grounded out (shortstop to first); Lawton
struck out; Cordova singled to center; Merced grounded out
(first to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Twins 0, Astros 9.

ASTROS 6TH: LAWTON CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); STAHOVIAK
REPLACED NIXON (PLAYING RF); OCHOA REPLACED CORDOVA (PLAYING
LF); Bell flied to center; Bagwell grounded out (third to
first); Clark flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Twins 0,
Astros 9.

TWINS 7TH: PHILLIPS REPLACED BAGWELL (PLAYING 1B); Coomer lined
to right; Walker grounded out (second to first); Meares popped
to catcher; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Twins 0, Astros 9.

ASTROS 7TH: NAULTY REPLACED MEARES (PITCHING); HOCKING REPLACED
GUARDADO (PLAYING SS); Everett grounded out (shortstop to
first); Eusebio grounded out (shortstop to first); Bogar struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Twins 0, Astros 9.

TWINS 8TH: NITKOWSKI REPLACED REYNOLDS (PITCHING); Valentin
flied to right; Hocking grounded out (second to first);
Stahoviak struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Twins 0, Astros 9.

ASTROS 8TH: Nitkowski struck out; Berry walked; Spiers singled
to center [Berry to second]; Bell grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Spiers out at second]; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Twins 0, Astros 9.

TWINS 9TH: Lawton doubled to left; Ochoa grounded out (third to
first); Merced lined to center; Coomer walked; Walker struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Twins 0, Astros 9.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Twins            0   5   0    6
 Astros           9  13   0    6


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