Houston Astros 11, Pittsburgh Pirates 4
Regular Season Game 137
Played on Sunday, August 30, 1998 (D) at Astrodome

PIT N    3  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  0  -   4  7  1
HOU N    0  1  0    3  2  3    0  2  x  -  11 14  0
Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Womack 2b                     4   1   1   0       0   1       1   2
A. Brown cf                   3   0   0   0       1   1       3   0
Kendall c                     4   1   0   0       0   1       5   0
Young 1b                      4   0   2   0       0   2      10   0
Ward rf                       4   1   2   3       0   1       3   0
  Loiselle p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Martin lf                     3   0   0   0       0   3       0   0
  Rincon p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Williams p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Guillen rf                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Strange 3b                    4   1   1   0       0   2       1   5
Polcovich ss                  3   0   1   0       1   1       1   4
Lawrence p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Tabaka p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Garcia ph                   0   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
  McCurry p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  M. Martinez lf              2   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
Totals                       33   4   7   4       2  15      24  11

FIELDING - 
E: Polcovich (19).

BATTING - 
2B: Strange (7,off Reynolds); Young (37,off Henry).
HR: Ward (6,1st inning off Reynolds 2 on 2 out).
SF: Garcia (1,off Reynolds).
Team LOB: 5.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     5   0   0   0       0   2       2   3
Gutierrez ss                  5   1   1   1       0   0       0   3
Bell rf                       5   3   3   1       0   1       0   0
Bagwell 1b                    4   3   3   2       1   0       9   0
Alou lf                       4   1   1   1       1   0       2   0
Hidalgo cf                    5   2   2   3       0   1       0   0
Berry 3b                      2   0   2   2       1   0       1   1
  Spiers 3b                   2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Eusebio c                     3   0   1   0       2   0      13   2
Reynolds p                    3   1   1   1       0   1       0   1
  Meluskey ph                 0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Henry p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Phillips ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wagner p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       39  11  14  11       6   5      27  10

BATTING - 
2B: Berry 2 (15,off Lawrence 2); Bell (35,off Lawrence); Bagwell 2 (26,off
McCurry,off Rincon); Gutierrez (20,off Rincon).
HR: Hidalgo 2 (5,2nd inning off Lawrence 0 on 2 out,5th inning off McCurry
1 on 2 out); Bagwell (28,8th inning off Loiselle 1 on 0 out).
IBB: Eusebio (2,by Tabaka).
Team LOB: 10.

PITCHING
Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lawrence                      3.1   4   4   4   2   2   1  16
Tabaka                        0.2   0   0   0   1   1   0   4
McCurry L(1-3)                1     2   2   2   1   1   1   6
Rincon                        0.1   4   3   3   0   0   0   5
Williams                      1.2   1   0   0   1   1   0   7
Loiselle                      1     3   2   2   1   0   1   7
Totals                        8    14  11  11   6   5   3  45

IBB: Tabaka (4,Eusebio).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reynolds W(17-8)              7     6   4   4   1  11   1  28
Henry                         1     1   0   0   0   2   0   4
Wagner                        1     0   0   0   1   2   0   4
Totals                        9     7   4   4   2  15   1  36


Umpires: HP - Randy Marsh, 1B - Paul Nauert, 2B - Bill Hohn, 3B - Greg Bonin
Time of Game: 3:12   Attendance: 25342


Starting Lineups:

   Pittsburgh Pirates            Houston Astros           
1. Womack              2b        Biggio              2b
2. A. Brown            cf        Gutierrez           ss
3. Kendall             c         Bell                rf
4. Young               1b        Bagwell             1b
5. Ward                rf        Alou                lf
6. Martin              lf        Hidalgo             cf
7. Strange             3b        Berry               3b
8. Polcovich           ss        Eusebio             c
9. Lawrence            p         Reynolds            p

PIRATES 1ST: Womack singled to center; A. Brown walked [Womack
to second]; Kendall forced A. Brown (third to second) [Womack to
third]; Young struck out; Ward homered [Womack scored, Kendall
scored]; Martin struck out; 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 3,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio grounded out (third to first); Gutierrez
grounded out (shortstop to first); Bell popped to shortstop; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Strange struck out (catcher to first); Polcovich
grounded out (pitcher to first); Lawrence was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Bagwell flied to center; Alou grounded out (third to
first); Hidalgo homered; Berry doubled to left; Eusebio grounded
out (third to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 1.

PIRATES 3RD: Womack grounded out (second to first); A. Brown
grounded out (shortstop to first); Kendall grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Reynolds struck out; Biggio flied to right;
Gutierrez grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Pirates 3, Astros 1.

PIRATES 4TH: Young was called out on strikes; Ward popped to
third; Martin struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 3,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Bell doubled to center; Bagwell walked; Alou walked
[Bell to third, Bagwell to second]; Hidalgo struck out; Berry
doubled to left [Bell scored, Bagwell scored, Alou to third];
TABAKA REPLACED LAWRENCE (PITCHING); Eusebio was walked
intentionally; Reynolds reached on an error by Polcovich (assist
by Womack) [Alou scored, Berry to third, Eusebio to second,
Reynolds to first]; Biggio struck out; Gutierrez forced Eusebio
(third unassisted); 3 R, 2 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 4.

PIRATES 5TH: Strange doubled to center; Polcovich singled to
second [Strange to third]; GARCIA BATTED FOR TABAKA; Garcia out
on a sacrifice fly to left [Strange scored, Polcovich to
second]; Womack struck out; A. Brown grounded out (second to
first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 4, Astros 4.

ASTROS 5TH: MCCURRY REPLACED GARCIA (PITCHING); Bell struck out;
Bagwell doubled to center; Alou grounded out (shortstop to
first); Hidalgo homered [Bagwell scored]; Berry walked; Eusebio
popped to shortstop (shortstop to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Pirates 4, Astros 6.

PIRATES 6TH: Kendall struck out (catcher to first); Young
singled to center; Ward singled to shortstop [Young to second];
Martin struck out; Strange grounded out (second to first); 0 R,
2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 4, Astros 6.

ASTROS 6TH: RINCON REPLACED MARTIN (PITCHING); M. MARTINEZ
REPLACED MCCURRY (PLAYING LF); Reynolds singled to center;
Biggio flied to right; Gutierrez doubled to left [Reynolds
scored, Gutierrez to third (on throw)]; Bell singled to center
[Gutierrez scored]; Bagwell doubled to right [Bell to third];
WILLIAMS REPLACED RINCON (PITCHING); Alou grounded out (third to
first) [Bell scored]; Hidalgo flied to center; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Pirates 4, Astros 9.

PIRATES 7TH: SPIERS REPLACED BERRY (PLAYING 3B); Polcovich was
called out on strikes; M. Martinez struck out; Womack flied to
left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 4, Astros 9.

ASTROS 7TH: Spiers grounded out (first unassisted); Eusebio
singled to first; MELUSKEY BATTED FOR REYNOLDS; Meluskey walked
[Eusebio to second]; Debut game for Mitch Meluskey;
Biggio struck out; Gutierrez flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Pirates 4, Astros 9.

PIRATES 8TH: HENRY REPLACED MELUSKEY (PITCHING); A. Brown struck
out; Kendall grounded out (shortstop to first); Young doubled to
left; Ward struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 4, Astros
9.

ASTROS 8TH: GUILLEN REPLACED WILLIAMS (PLAYING RF); LOISELLE
REPLACED WARD (PITCHING); Bell singled to first; Bagwell homered
[Bell scored]; Alou singled to right; Hidalgo forced Alou
(shortstop to second); Spiers flied to center; Eusebio walked
[Hidalgo to second]; PHILLIPS BATTED FOR HENRY; Phillips
grounded out (second to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates
4, Astros 11.

PIRATES 9TH: WAGNER REPLACED PHILLIPS (PITCHING); Guillen lined
to second; Strange struck out; Polcovich walked; M. Martinez
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 4, Astros 11.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Pirates          4   7   1    5
 Astros          11  14   0   10


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