Houston Astros 5, San Diego Padres 4
National League Division Series Game 2
Played on Thursday, October 1, 1998 (D) at Astrodome

SD  N    0  0  0    0  0  2    0  0  2  -   4  8  1
HOU N    1  0  2    0  0  0    0  1  1  -   5 11  1
San Diego Padres             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Veras 2b                      3   1   1   0       1   2       2   4
Finley cf                     4   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
Gwynn rf                      4   0   1   1       0   0       2   0
Caminiti 3b                   4   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Vaughn lf                     4   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
Joyner 1b                     3   0   0   0       0   1      12   0
  Leyritz ph,1b               1   1   1   2       0   0       1   0
Hernandez c                   4   0   2   0       0   0       6   3
  Sheets pr                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Myers c                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Gomez ss                      4   0   1   0       0   1       1   4
Ashby p                       1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Vander Wal ph               1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hamilton p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Sweeney ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wall p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Arias ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Miceli p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Hoffman p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   4   8   4       1   7      25  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Veras-Gomez-Joyner.
E: Joyner (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Finley (1,off Reynolds).
HR: Leyritz (1,9th inning off Wagner 1 on 2 out).
GDP: Caminiti (1,off Reynolds).
Team LOB: 5.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     3   2   1   0       2   0       1   2
Spiers 3b                     5   1   3   1       0   1       0   3
Bell rf                       4   1   1   1       0   1       0   0
Bagwell 1b                    4   0   1   3       0   2       9   2
Alou lf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Everett cf                    4   0   1   0       0   1       4   0
Eusebio c                     3   0   1   0       0   2       6   0
  Wagner p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Gutierrez ss                  4   1   3   0       0   1       3   3
Reynolds p                    2   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Powell p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
  Ausmus c                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       33   5  11   5       2   9      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Reynolds-Gutierrez-Bagwell.
E: Biggio (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Spiers 2 (3,off Ashby 2); Eusebio (1,off Ashby).
HR: Bell (1,8th inning off Wall 0 on 0 out).
SH: Reynolds (1,off Hamilton); Ausmus (1,off Miceli).
HBP: Eusebio (1,by Ashby).
GDP: Reynolds (1,off Ashby).
IBB: Biggio (1,by Hoffman).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Gutierrez (1,3rd base off Hoffman/Myers).

PITCHING
San Diego Padres             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ashby                         4     6   3   3   1   4   0  19
Hamilton                      3     1   0   0   0   3   0  10
Wall                          1     2   1   1   0   2   1   5
Miceli L(0-1)                 0.1   1   1   1   0   0   0   2
Hoffman                       0     1   0   0   1   0   0   2
Totals                        8.1  11   5   5   2   9   1  38

HBP: Ashby (1,Eusebio).
IBB: Hoffman (1,Biggio).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reynolds                      7     4   2   2   1   5   0  26
Powell                        1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Wagner W(1-0)                 1     4   2   2   0   1   1   7
Totals                        9     8   4   4   1   7   1  36


Umpires: HP - Jeff Kellogg, 1B - Gary Darling, 2B - Bob Davidson, 3B - Bruce Froemming, 
LF - Angel Hernandez, RF - Ed Rapuano
Time of Game: 2:53   Attendance: 45550


Starting Lineups:

   San Diego Padres              Houston Astros           
1. Veras               2b        Biggio              2b
2. Finley              cf        Spiers              3b
3. Gwynn               rf        Bell                rf
4. Caminiti            3b        Bagwell             1b
5. Vaughn              lf        Alou                lf
6. Joyner              1b        Everett             cf
7. Hernandez           c         Eusebio             c
8. Gomez               ss        Gutierrez           ss
9. Ashby               p         Reynolds            p

PADRES 1ST: Veras walked; Finley grounded out (pitcher to first)
[Veras to second]; Gwynn flied to center; Caminiti popped to
shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio singled to center; Spiers doubled to left
[Biggio to third]; Bell popped to first; Bagwell grounded out
(second to first) [Biggio scored, Spiers to third]; Alou lined
to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 1.

PADRES 2ND: Vaughn grounded out (third to first); Joyner struck
out; Hernandez singled to center; Gomez was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Everett grounded out (shortstop to first); Eusebio
was hit by a pitch; Gutierrez singled to center [Eusebio to
second]; Reynolds grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [Gutierrez out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 1.

PADRES 3RD: Ashby grounded out (shortstop to first); Veras
struck out; Finley flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Padres 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Biggio walked; Spiers doubled to center [Biggio to
third]; Bell struck out; Bagwell singled to center [Biggio
scored, Spiers scored]; Alou grounded out (second to first)
[Bagwell to second]; Everett struck out (catcher to first); 2 R,
2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 3.

PADRES 4TH: Gwynn reached on an error by Biggio; Caminiti forced
Gwynn (second to shortstop); Vaughn struck out; Joyner grounded
out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Eusebio doubled to right; Gutierrez struck out
(catcher to first); Reynolds struck out; Biggio flied to right;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 3.

PADRES 5TH: Hernandez grounded out (shortstop to first); Gomez
grounded out (third to first); VANDER WAL BATTED FOR ASHBY;
Vander Wal grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Padres 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: HAMILTON REPLACED VANDER WAL (PITCHING); Spiers
struck out; Bell flied to left; Bagwell struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Padres 0, Astros 3.

PADRES 6TH: Veras singled to center; Finley doubled to left
[Veras scored]; Gwynn singled to right [Finley scored]; Caminiti
grounded into a double play (pitcher to shortstop to first)
[Gwynn out at second]; Vaughn struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Padres 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Alou grounded out (shortstop to first); Everett
grounded out (second to first); Eusebio was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 2, Astros 3.

PADRES 7TH: Joyner flied to center; Hernandez popped to second;
Gomez popped to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Gutierrez singled to shortstop; Reynolds out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Gutierrez to second]; Biggio
grounded out (shortstop to first); Spiers popped to second; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 2, Astros 3.

PADRES 8TH: POWELL REPLACED REYNOLDS (PITCHING); SWEENEY BATTED
FOR HAMILTON; Sweeney grounded out (first to pitcher); Veras
struck out; Finley grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Padres 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: WALL REPLACED SWEENEY (PITCHING); Bell homered;
Bagwell struck out; Alou grounded out (pitcher to first);
Everett singled to shortstop; Everett was picked off first but
was safe on an error by Joyner [Everett to second]; Eusebio
struck out (catcher to first); 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 2,
Astros 4.

PADRES 9TH: WAGNER REPLACED EUSEBIO (PITCHING); AUSMUS REPLACED
POWELL (PLAYING C ); Gwynn grounded out (first unassisted);
Caminiti singled to shortstop; Vaughn flied to center; LEYRITZ
BATTED FOR JOYNER; Leyritz homered [Caminiti scored]; Hernandez
singled to shortstop; Gomez singled to third [Hernandez to
second]; ARIAS BATTED FOR WALL; SHEETS RAN FOR HERNANDEZ; Arias
struck out; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 4, Astros 4.

ASTROS 9TH: LEYRITZ STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); MYERS REPLACED
SHEETS (PLAYING C ); MICELI REPLACED ARIAS (PITCHING); Gutierrez
singled to shortstop; Ausmus out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to
first) [Gutierrez to second]; HOFFMAN REPLACED MICELI
(PITCHING); Gutierrez stole third; Biggio was walked
intentionally; Spiers singled to first [Gutierrez scored, Biggio
to second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 4, Astros 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Padres           4   8   1    5
 Astros           5  11   1    8


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