Pittsburgh Pirates 7, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 156
Played on Saturday, September 19, 1998 (N) at Three Rivers Stadium

HOU N    0  1  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  8  0
PIT N    0  0  0    4  3  0    0  0  x  -   7 10  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     3   0   0   0       2   2       0   5
Gutierrez ss                  5   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Bell rf                       3   0   0   0       1   1       0   0
Bagwell 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   2       9   0
Alou lf                       4   1   2   0       0   0       0   0
  Incaviglia lf               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Everett cf                    4   0   3   0       0   0       3   0
Berry 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
Ausmus c                      3   0   2   1       0   0       8   0
  Meluskey ph,c               1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Lima p                        1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Phillips ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Magnante p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Bergman p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Henry p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Clark ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   1   8   1       3   6      24   9

BATTING - 
2B: Everett (34,off Cordova); Lima (2,off Cordova); Alou (33,off Cordova).
3B: Everett (3,off Cordova).
SH: Lima (9,off Cordova).
GDP: Biggio (10,off Cordova).
Team LOB: 10.

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Womack 2b                     4   0   1   0       0   1       4   3
A. Brown cf                   4   1   2   0       0   0       0   0
Kendall c                     4   2   2   0       0   0       6   0
Young 1b                      4   1   1   0       0   3       9   1
Guillen rf                    4   2   2   5       0   1       3   0
Ward lf                       4   1   1   2       0   1       1   0
Garcia 3b                     4   0   1   0       0   1       2   4
Nunez ss                      2   0   0   0       0   2       2   3
Cordova p                     3   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Loiselle p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   7  10   7       0   9      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Nunez-Womack-Young, Young-Nunez.
E: Garcia (7).

BATTING - 
2B: Guillen (37,off Lima).
HR: Ward (9,4th inning off Lima 1 on 0 out); Guillen (14,5th inning off Lima
2 on 1 out).
SH: Nunez (3,off Lima).
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Womack (54,3rd base off Lima/Ausmus); A. Brown (4,2nd base off Lima/Ausmus).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lima L(15-8)                  5    10   7   7   0   6   2  25
Magnante                      1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Bergman                       1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Henry                         1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        8    10   7   7   0   9   2  34


Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Cordova W(13-13)              8     8   1   1   3   5   0  35
Loiselle                      1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     8   1   1   3   6   0  38


Umpires: HP - Angel Hernandez, 1B - Paul Nauert, 2B - Randy Marsh, 3B - Bill Hohn
Time of Game: 2:21   Attendance: 20670


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio struck out; Gutierrez grounded out (first
unassisted); Bell walked; Bagwell was called out on strikes; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 1ST: Womack singled to second; A. Brown singled to
center [Womack to second]; Kendall flied to center; Young struck
out; Womack stole third and A. Brown stole second; Guillen
struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Alou singled to center; Everett singled to center
[Alou to second]; Berry forced Everett (third to second) [Alou
to third]; Ausmus singled to shortstop [Alou scored, Berry to
second]; Lima reached on a fielder's choice on a sacrifice bunt
[Berry to third, Ausmus to second]; Biggio grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Lima out at second];
1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Ward grounded out (second to first); Garcia popped
to shortstop; Nunez struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Pirates 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Gutierrez grounded out (shortstop to first); Bell
reached on an error by Garcia; Bagwell struck out; Alou forced
Bell (second to shortstop); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1,
Pirates 0.

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

ASTROS 4TH: Everett doubled to right; Berry lined into a double
play (first to shortstop) [Everett out at second]; Ausmus
singled to third; Lima doubled to left [Ausmus to third]; Biggio
walked; Gutierrez flied to right; 0 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros
1, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 4TH: Kendall singled to center; Young singled to left
[Kendall to second]; Guillen doubled to left [Kendall scored,
Young scored]; Ward homered [Guillen scored]; Garcia singled to
left; Nunez out on a sacrifice bunt (third to first) [Garcia to
second]; Cordova grounded out (third to first) [Garcia to
third]; Womack flied to center; 4 R, 5 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1,
Pirates 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Bell grounded out (third to first); Bagwell popped
to second; Alou doubled to center; Everett flied to right; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 4.

PIRATES 5TH: A. Brown singled to center; Kendall singled to
shortstop [A. Brown to second]; Young was called out on strikes;
Guillen homered [A. Brown scored, Kendall scored]; Ward struck
out; Garcia popped to third; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Pirates 7.

ASTROS 6TH: Berry flied to left; Ausmus flied to right; PHILLIPS
BATTED FOR LIMA; Phillips was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 7.

PIRATES 6TH: MAGNANTE REPLACED PHILLIPS (PITCHING); Nunez struck
out; Cordova grounded out (second to first); Womack grounded out
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 7.

ASTROS 7TH: Biggio walked; Gutierrez grounded out (third to
first) [Biggio to second]; Bell struck out; Bagwell grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 7.

PIRATES 7TH: BERGMAN REPLACED MAGNANTE (PITCHING); A. Brown
lined to third; Kendall grounded out (shortstop to first); Young
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 7.

ASTROS 8TH: Alou popped to second; Everett tripled to center;
Berry reached on a fielder's choice [Everett out at home
(pitcher to third), Berry to second (on throw)]; MELUSKEY BATTED
FOR AUSMUS; Meluskey grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 7.

PIRATES 8TH: MELUSKEY STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); INCAVIGLIA
REPLACED ALOU (PLAYING LF); HENRY REPLACED BERGMAN (PITCHING);
Guillen grounded out (second to first); Ward flied to center;
Garcia struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 7.

ASTROS 9TH: LOISELLE REPLACED CORDOVA (PITCHING); CLARK BATTED
FOR HENRY; Clark lined to third; Biggio struck out; Gutierrez
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Pirates 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           1   8   0   10
 Pirates          7  10   1    3


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