Houston Astros 8, Philadelphia Phillies 2
Regular Season Game 126
Played on Tuesday, August 18, 1998 (N) at Veterans Stadium

HOU N    2  1  0    0  3  0    0  0  2  -   8 10  0
PHI N    0  0  0    0  0  2    0  0  0  -   2  4  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     4   2   3   1       1   0       4   4
Spiers 3b                     5   2   2   0       0   0       0   2
Bell rf                       2   2   0   0       2   1       0   0
Bagwell 1b                    5   1   3   5       0   1       5   1
Alou lf                       4   0   0   0       1   0       5   1
Everett cf                    4   0   1   1       1   0       1   0
Gutierrez ss                  5   1   1   0       0   1       3   1
Ausmus c                      5   0   0   0       0   3       8   0
Lima p                        2   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
  Incaviglia ph               1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Powell p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Henry p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   8  10   7       5   8      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Biggio-Gutierrez-Bagwell, Alou-Ausmus.

BATTING - 
2B: Everett (31,off Grace); Biggio (39,off Grace); Bagwell (24,off Bottalico).
SH: Lima (8,off Grace).
HBP: Bell (3,by Grace).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Biggio (40,2nd base off Grace/Estalella).

Philadelphia Phillies        AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Glanville cf                  3   1   0   0       0   1       0   0
Jefferies lf                  3   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Rolen 3b                      2   1   0   0       2   0       0   3
Brogna 1b                     4   0   3   2       0   1      10   1
Abreu rf                      3   0   0   0       1   1       5   0
Lewis 2b                      3   0   0   0       1   0       2   5
Estalella c                   3   0   1   0       1   1       9   1
Relaford ss                   4   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
Grace p                       1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Ryan p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Zuber ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Spradlin p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Amaro ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Gomes p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bottalico p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Jordan ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   2   4   2       6   7      27  13

FIELDING - 
E: Relaford (19).

BATTING - 
3B: Brogna (3,off Lima).
HBP: Glanville (4,by Lima).
GDP: Relaford (6,off Lima).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lima W(12-6)                  7     4   2   2   2   4   0  27
Powell                        1     0   0   0   2   2   0   5
Henry                         1     0   0   0   2   1   0   4
Totals                        9     4   2   2   6   7   0  36

WP: Henry 2 (4).
HBP: Lima (6,Glanville).

Philadelphia Phillies        IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Grace L(4-6)                  5     8   6   5   0   4   0  25
Ryan                          1     0   0   0   1   1   0   4
Spradlin                      1     0   0   0   2   1   0   5
Gomes                         1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Bottalico                     1     2   2   2   2   1   0   7
Totals                        9    10   8   7   5   8   0  44

WP: Grace (1), Spradlin (3).
HBP: Grace (8,Bell).

Umpires: HP - Wally Bell, 1B - Gerry Davis, 2B - Jerry Meals, 3B - Terry Tata
Time of Game: 2:58   Attendance: 17541


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Philadelphia Phillies    
1. Biggio              2b        Glanville           cf
2. Spiers              3b        Jefferies           lf
3. Bell                rf        Rolen               3b
4. Bagwell             1b        Brogna              1b
5. Alou                lf        Abreu               rf
6. Everett             cf        Lewis               2b
7. Gutierrez           ss        Estalella           c
8. Ausmus              c         Relaford            ss
9. Lima                p         Grace               p

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio singled to shortstop; Spiers lined to right;
Biggio stole second; Bell grounded out (catcher to first)
[Biggio to third]; Bagwell singled to center [Biggio scored];
Grace threw a wild pitch [Bagwell to second]; Alou reached on an
error by Relaford [Bagwell scored (unearned) (no RBI)]; Everett
popped to catcher; 2 R (1 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2,
Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 1ST: Glanville flied to center; Jefferies flied to
left; Rolen popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Phillies 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Gutierrez singled to center; Ausmus struck out; Lima
out on a sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Gutierrez to second];
Biggio singled to center [Gutierrez scored]; Spiers grounded out
(first unassisted); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 2ND: Brogna singled to center; Abreu struck out; Lewis
lined to left; Estalella popped to first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 3, Phillies 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Bell was called out on strikes; Bagwell grounded out
(shortstop to first); Alou grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 3RD: Relaford lined to shortstop; Grace struck out;
Glanville lined to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3,
Phillies 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Everett doubled to first; Gutierrez grounded out
(pitcher to second to first) [Everett to third]; Ausmus flied to
right; Lima struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3,
Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 4TH: Jefferies lined to left; Rolen popped to second;
Brogna singled to left; Abreu grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Phillies 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Biggio doubled to third; Spiers singled to second
[Biggio to third]; Bell was hit by a pitch [Spiers to second];
Bagwell singled to center [Biggio scored, Spiers scored, Bell to
second]; Alou forced Bagwell (third to second) [Bell to third];
Everett grounded out (second to first) [Bell scored, Alou to
second]; Gutierrez struck out; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6,
Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 5TH: Lewis popped to shortstop; Estalella struck out;
Relaford grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 6, Phillies 0.

ASTROS 6TH: RYAN REPLACED GRACE (PITCHING); Ausmus grounded out
(shortstop to first); Lima was called out on strikes; Biggio
walked; Spiers forced Biggio (second to shortstop); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 6TH: ZUBER BATTED FOR RYAN; Zuber grounded out (second
to first); Glanville was hit by a pitch; Jefferies grounded out
(second to first) [Glanville to second]; Rolen walked; Brogna
tripled to center [Glanville scored, Rolen scored]; Abreu
walked; Lewis forced Abreu (third to second); 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 6, Phillies 2.

ASTROS 7TH: SPRADLIN REPLACED ZUBER (PITCHING); Bell walked;
Bagwell struck out; Alou flied to right; Spradlin threw a wild
pitch [Bell to second]; Everett walked; Gutierrez grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 6, Phillies 2.

PHILLIES 7TH: Estalella singled to shortstop; Relaford grounded
into a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Estalella out
at second]; AMARO BATTED FOR SPRADLIN; Amaro struck out; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Phillies 2.

ASTROS 8TH: GOMES REPLACED AMARO (PITCHING); Ausmus struck out;
INCAVIGLIA BATTED FOR LIMA; Incaviglia grounded out (third to
first); Biggio grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 6, Phillies 2.

PHILLIES 8TH: POWELL REPLACED INCAVIGLIA (PITCHING); Glanville
was called out on strikes; Jefferies walked; Rolen walked
[Jefferies to second]; Brogna was called out on strikes; Abreu
forced Rolen (third to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 6,
Phillies 2.

ASTROS 9TH: BOTTALICO REPLACED GOMES (PITCHING); Spiers singled
to second; Bell walked [Spiers to second]; Bagwell doubled to
center [Spiers scored, Bell scored]; Alou walked; Everett lined
to right; Gutierrez lined to right; Ausmus was called out on
strikes; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 8, Phillies 2.

PHILLIES 9TH: HENRY REPLACED POWELL (PITCHING); Lewis walked;
Henry threw a wild pitch [Lewis to second]; Estalella walked;
Relaford struck out; JORDAN BATTED FOR BOTTALICO; Henry threw a
wild pitch [Lewis to third, Estalella to second]; Jordan flied
into a double play (left to catcher) [Lewis out at home]; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 8, Phillies 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           8  10   0    9
 Phillies         2   4   1    7


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