Houston Astros 6, Pittsburgh Pirates 3
Regular Season Game 136
Played on Saturday, August 29, 1998 (N) at Astrodome

PIT N    2  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  0  -   3  9  2
HOU N    0  0  0    0  2  1    3  0  x  -   6 12  0
Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Womack 2b                     4   1   2   0       0   1       3   2
A. Brown cf                   4   1   2   0       0   0       1   0
Kendall c                     3   0   1   1       0   1       4   0
Young 1b                      3   0   1   1       1   1       5   0
Guillen rf                    4   0   0   0       0   1       6   1
Martin lf                     4   0   1   0       0   3       4   1
Garcia 3b                     4   1   1   1       0   2       1   3
Collier ss                    3   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
Schmidt p                     2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Van Poppel p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Strange ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  J. Martinez p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   3   9   3       1  10      24   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Garcia-Womack-Young, Guillen-Kendall.
E: Martin (3), Collier (15).

BATTING - 
HR: Garcia (9,8th inning off Lima 0 on 0 out).
SF: Kendall (7,off Lima).
GDP: Collier (8,off Lima); Schmidt (1,off Lima).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Young (7,2nd base by Lima/Ausmus).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     5   1   3   1       0   0       2   3
Spiers 3b                     4   2   2   2       0   0       1   2
Bell rf                       4   1   2   0       0   1       4   0
Bagwell 1b                    4   1   1   1       0   0       5   1
Alou lf                       2   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Everett cf                    4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Gutierrez ss                  3   0   1   0       1   1       3   2
  Powell p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ausmus c                      4   1   2   0       0   0      10   0
Lima p                        3   0   1   0       0   0       0   2
  Bogar ss                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       34   6  12   4       2   3      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Biggio-Gutierrez-Bagwell, Lima-Gutierrez-Biggio.

BATTING - 
HR: Spiers (4,5th inning off Schmidt 1 on 0 out).
HBP: Alou (5,by Schmidt).
GDP: Ausmus (14,off Schmidt).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Spiers (9,2nd base off Schmidt/Kendall); Biggio (44,2nd base off Schmidt/Kendall).

PITCHING
Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Schmidt L(11-10)              6    12   6   4   2   1   1  31
Van Poppel                    1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
J. Martinez                   1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        8    12   6   4   2   3   1  37

Schmidt faced 3 batters in the 7th inning
WP: Schmidt 2 (13), Van Poppel (5).
HBP: Schmidt (3,Alou).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lima W(14-6)                  7.2   9   3   3   0   7   1  29
Powell SV(6)                  1.1   0   0   0   1   3   0   5
Totals                        9     9   3   3   1  10   1  34


Umpires: HP - Greg Bonin, 1B - Randy Marsh, 2B - Paul Nauert, 3B - Bill Hohn
Time of Game: 2:39   Attendance: 41762


Starting Lineups:

   Pittsburgh Pirates            Houston Astros           
1. Womack              2b        Biggio              2b
2. A. Brown            cf        Spiers              3b
3. Kendall             c         Bell                rf
4. Young               1b        Bagwell             1b
5. Guillen             rf        Alou                lf
6. Martin              lf        Everett             cf
7. Garcia              3b        Gutierrez           ss
8. Collier             ss        Ausmus              c
9. Schmidt             p         Lima                p

PIRATES 1ST: Womack singled to shortstop; A. Brown singled to
center [Womack to third, A. Brown to second (on throw)]; Kendall
out on a sacrifice fly to right [Womack scored]; Young singled
to center [A. Brown scored]; Young was caught stealing second
(pitcher to first to shortstop); Guillen flied to right; 2 R, 3
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio singled to right; Spiers flied to left; Bell
was called out on strikes; Bagwell flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Martin singled to shortstop; Garcia struck out;
Collier grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to
first) [Martin out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Alou walked; Everett flied to center; Gutierrez
singled to shortstop [Alou to second]; Ausmus singled to first
[Alou to third, Gutierrez to second]; Lima flied to right;
Biggio grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. 
Pirates 2, Astros 0.

PIRATES 3RD: Schmidt grounded out (third to first); Womack
struck out; A. Brown grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Spiers singled to center; Bell flied to left;
Bagwell flied to right; Spiers stole second; Alou was hit by a
pitch; Everett popped to third; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates
2, Astros 0.

PIRATES 4TH: Kendall singled to shortstop; Young popped to
third; Guillen flied to center; Martin was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Gutierrez walked; Ausmus grounded into a double play
(third to second to first) [Gutierrez out at second]; Lima flied
to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 0.

PIRATES 5TH: Garcia grounded out (third to first); Collier
singled to center; On a bunt Schmidt grounded into a double play
(pitcher to shortstop to second) [Collier out at second]; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Biggio singled to left; Biggio stole second; Spiers
hit an inside the park homer to center [Biggio scored]; Bell
singled to center; Bagwell grounded out (third to first) [Bell
to second]; Schmidt threw a wild pitch [Bell to third]; Alou
flied into a double play (right to catcher) [Bell out at home];
2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 2.

PIRATES 6TH: Womack flied to center; A. Brown grounded out
(second to first); Kendall flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Pirates 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Everett flied to right; Gutierrez grounded out
(first unassisted); Ausmus singled to center; Lima singled to
center [Ausmus to third]; Biggio singled to left [Ausmus scored,
Lima out at home (left to third to second)]; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 3.

PIRATES 7TH: Young struck out; Guillen struck out; Martin struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Spiers reached on an error by Collier; Bell singled
to center [Spiers to third]; Schmidt threw a wild pitch [Spiers
scored (unearned), Bell to second]; Bagwell singled to left
[Bell scored (RBI), Bagwell to third (error by Martin)]; VAN
POPPEL REPLACED SCHMIDT (PITCHING); Van Poppel threw a wild
pitch [Bagwell scored (unearned)]; Alou flied to right; Everett
struck out; Gutierrez struck out; 3 R (1 ER), 2 H, 2 E, 0 LOB. 
Pirates 2, Astros 6.

PIRATES 8TH: Garcia homered; Collier flied to right; STRANGE
BATTED FOR VAN POPPEL; Strange was called out on strikes; Womack
singled to center; A. Brown singled to left [Womack to third];
BOGAR REPLACED LIMA (PLAYING SS); POWELL REPLACED GUTIERREZ
(PITCHING); Kendall struck out; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates
3, Astros 6.

ASTROS 8TH: J. MARTINEZ REPLACED STRANGE (PITCHING); Ausmus
flied to left; Bogar grounded out (shortstop to first); Biggio
popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 6.

PIRATES 9TH: Young walked; Guillen forced Young (shortstop to
second); Martin struck out; Garcia was called out on strikes; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Pirates          3   9   2    4
 Astros           6  12   0    7


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