Houston Astros 7, San Francisco Giants 2
Regular Season Game 96
Played on Saturday, July 18, 1998 (D) at Astrodome

SF  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    2  0  0  -   2  7  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  2  1    0  4  x  -   7 10  0
San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hamilton cf                   4   0   1   0       0   0       4   0
Mueller 3b                    4   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
Bonds lf                      4   0   1   0       0   2       1   0
Kent 2b                       4   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
Snow 1b                       4   0   1   0       0   1       6   0
Javier rf                     4   1   2   0       0   0       1   0
Mayne c                       2   1   1   0       1   0       8   2
Sanchez ss                    3   0   0   0       0   0       2   4
Darwin p                      2   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
  Benard ph                   1   0   1   2       0   0       0   0
  Johnstone p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Rodriguez p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   2   7   2       1   7      24   9

BATTING - 
2B: Bonds (28,off Bergman); Hamilton (16,off Bergman); Snow (15,off Bergman).
GDP: Mayne (4,off Bergman).
Team LOB: 4.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     4   0   2   1       0   1       2   6
Spiers 3b                     4   1   1   0       0   0       1   2
Bell rf                       4   2   2   2       0   0       0   0
Bagwell 1b                    3   0   0   0       1   0       8   0
Alou lf                       3   1   0   0       0   2       1   0
Everett cf                    4   1   1   1       0   1       5   1
Gutierrez ss                  3   1   2   2       0   0       2   2
Ausmus c                      3   1   1   0       1   1       7   0
Bergman p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Clark ph                    1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Nitkowski p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Berry ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Powell p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   7  10   6       2   7      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Gutierrez-Biggio-Bagwell.

BATTING - 
2B: Bell (27,off Johnstone); Everett (22,off Rodriguez).
HR: Gutierrez (2,5th inning off Darwin 0 on 0 out); Bell (14,6th inning off
Darwin 0 on 0 out).
SH: Bergman (5,off Darwin).
SF: Gutierrez (4,off Rodriguez).
HBP: Alou (4,by Johnstone).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Biggio (5,2nd base by Darwin/Mayne).

PITCHING
San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Darwin L(6-7)                 6     6   3   3   1   4   2  24
Johnstone                     1.1   3   3   3   0   2   0   8
Rodriguez                     0.2   1   1   1   1   1   0   4
Totals                        8    10   7   7   2   7   2  36

WP: Rodriguez (3).
HBP: Johnstone (1,Alou).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bergman W(9-5)                7     7   2   2   1   5   0  27
Nitkowski                     1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Powell                        1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     7   2   2   1   7   0  33


Umpires: HP - Mark Hirschbeck, 1B - Jeff Nelson, 2B - Larry Vanover, 3B - Bruce Froemming
Time of Game: 2:43   Attendance: 35257


Starting Lineups:

   San Francisco Giants          Houston Astros           
1. Hamilton            cf        Biggio              2b
2. Mueller             3b        Spiers              3b
3. Bonds               lf        Bell                rf
4. Kent                2b        Bagwell             1b
5. Snow                1b        Alou                lf
6. Javier              rf        Everett             cf
7. Mayne               c         Gutierrez           ss
8. Sanchez             ss        Ausmus              c
9. Darwin              p         Bergman             p

GIANTS 1ST: Hamilton lined to center; Mueller was called out on
strikes; Bonds doubled to center; Kent flied to center; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio lined to left; Spiers flied to center; Bell
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants
0, Astros 0.

GIANTS 2ND: Snow flied to center; Javier lined to third; Mayne
singled to shortstop; Sanchez flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Bagwell grounded out (third to first); Alou struck
out; Everett popped to catcher; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0,
Astros 0.

GIANTS 3RD: Darwin was called out on strikes; Hamilton doubled
to left; Mueller flied to center; Bonds was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Gutierrez singled to center; Ausmus forced Gutierrez
(shortstop to second); Bergman struck out; Biggio singled to
left [Ausmus to second]; Spiers lined to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

GIANTS 4TH: Kent popped to shortstop; Snow doubled to center;
Javier singled to left [Snow to third]; Mayne grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Javier out at
second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Bell grounded out (shortstop to first); Bagwell
walked; Alou popped to shortstop; Everett flied to center; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

GIANTS 5TH: Sanchez popped to first; Darwin struck out; Hamilton
grounded out (second to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants
0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Gutierrez homered; Ausmus singled to left; Bergman
out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to second) [Ausmus to second];
Biggio singled to center [Ausmus scored]; Biggio was caught
stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Spiers flied to right; 2
R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 2.

GIANTS 6TH: Mueller grounded out (second to first); Bonds struck
out; Kent grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Giants 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Bell homered; Bagwell grounded out (second to
first); Alou struck out; Everett was called out on strikes; 1 R,
1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 3.

GIANTS 7TH: Snow grounded out (second to first); Javier singled
to center; Mayne walked [Javier to second]; Sanchez grounded out
(second to first) [Javier to third, Mayne to second]; BENARD
BATTED FOR DARWIN; Benard singled to center [Javier scored,
Mayne scored, Benard out at second (center to third to
shortstop)]; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: JOHNSTONE REPLACED BENARD (PITCHING); Gutierrez
grounded out (shortstop to first); Ausmus struck out; CLARK
BATTED FOR BERGMAN; Clark singled to right; Biggio struck out; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 3.

GIANTS 8TH: NITKOWSKI REPLACED CLARK (PITCHING); Hamilton
grounded out (shortstop to first); Mueller was called out on
strikes; Bonds flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 2,
Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Spiers singled to center; Bell doubled to center
[Spiers scored]; Bagwell grounded out (shortstop to first); Alou
was hit by a pitch; RODRIGUEZ REPLACED JOHNSTONE (PITCHING);
Everett doubled to center [Bell scored, Alou to third];
Rodriguez threw a wild pitch [Alou scored, Everett to third];
Gutierrez out on a sacrifice fly to center [Everett scored];
Ausmus walked; BERRY BATTED FOR NITKOWSKI; Berry was called out
on strikes; 4 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 7.

GIANTS 9TH: POWELL REPLACED BERRY (PITCHING); Kent popped to
second; Snow was called out on strikes; Javier grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Giants           2   7   0    4
 Astros           7  10   0    5


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