San Diego Padres 2, Houston Astros 1
National League Division Series Game 3
Played on Saturday, October 3, 1998 (N) at Qualcomm Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    1  0  0  -   1  4  0
SD  N    0  0  0    0  0  1    1  0  x  -   2  3  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     3   0   0   1       1   1       6   3
Spiers 3b                     3   0   0   0       1   2       0   1
Bell rf                       4   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
Bagwell 1b                    3   0   0   0       0   1       9   1
Alou lf                       4   0   2   0       0   0       1   0
Everett cf                    4   1   1   0       0   1       1   0
Gutierrez ss                  1   0   0   0       2   1       2   7
Ausmus c                      3   0   0   0       0   0       5   1
  Incaviglia ph               1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Hampton p                     2   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
  Clark ph                    0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Elarton p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       28   1   4   1       5  10      24  14

BATTING - 
HBP: Bagwell (1,by Brown); Gutierrez (1,by Brown).
GDP: Everett (1,off Brown); Alou (1,off Miceli).
Team LOB: 7.

San Diego Padres             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Veras 2b                      4   0   1   0       0   1       3   2
Gwynn rf                      4   0   0   1       0   1       2   1
  Hoffman p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Vaughn lf                     3   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Caminiti 3b                   3   0   0   0       0   0       1   3
Leyritz 1b                    3   1   1   1       0   0       4   0
  Joyner 1b                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Finley cf                     3   0   0   0       0   2       3   0
Hernandez c                   2   0   0   0       0   0      11   0
Gomez ss                      2   1   1   0       1   0       2   2
Brown p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Miceli p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sweeney ph                  0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Rivera rf                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       24   2   3   2       2   5      27   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Veras-Leyritz, Veras-Gomez-Joyner.

BATTING - 
HR: Leyritz (2,7th inning off Elarton 0 on 1 out).
SH: Brown 2 (2,off Hampton 2).
HBP: Hernandez (1,by Elarton).
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Sweeney (1,2nd base by Elarton/Ausmus).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hampton                       6     2   1   1   1   2   0  21
Elarton L(0-1)                2     1   1   1   1   3   1   8
Totals                        8     3   2   2   2   5   1  29

WP: Hampton (1).
HBP: Elarton (1,Hernandez).

San Diego Padres             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Brown                         6.2   3   1   1   5   5   0  28
Miceli W(1-1)                 1.1   1   0   0   0   2   0   4
Hoffman SV(2)                 1     0   0   0   0   3   0   3
Totals                        9     4   1   1   5  10   0  35

HBP: Brown 2 (3,Bagwell,Gutierrez).

Umpires: HP - Jerry Layne, 1B - Randy Marsh, 2B - Frank Pulli, 3B - Wally Bell, 
LF - Mike Winters, RF - Bill Hohn
Time of Game: 2:32   Attendance: 65235


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio was called out on strikes; Spiers popped to
shortstop; Bell flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Padres 0.

PADRES 1ST: Veras grounded out (third to first); Gwynn grounded
out (second to first); Vaughn popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Padres 0.

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

PADRES 2ND: Caminiti grounded out (second to first); Leyritz
grounded out (shortstop to first); Finley popped to shortstop; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Padres 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Hampton struck out; Biggio grounded out (third to
first); Spiers struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Padres 0.

PADRES 3RD: Hernandez grounded out (shortstop to first); Gomez
walked; Brown out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Gomez
to second]; Veras grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 0, Padres 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Bell grounded out (third to first); Bagwell grounded
out (catcher unassisted); Alou flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Padres 0.

PADRES 4TH: Gwynn flied to left; Vaughn grounded out (shortstop
to first); Caminiti grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Padres 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Everett lined to second; Gutierrez walked; Ausmus
flied to center; Hampton struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Padres 0.

PADRES 5TH: Leyritz flied to center; Finley was called out on
strikes; Hernandez grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Padres 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Biggio grounded out (shortstop to first); Spiers
walked; Bell struck out; Bagwell flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 0, Padres 0.

PADRES 6TH: Gomez singled to left; Brown out on a sacrifice bunt
(first to second) [Gomez to second]; Veras singled to shortstop
[Gomez to third]; Gwynn forced Veras (shortstop to second)
[Gomez scored]; Hampton threw a wild pitch [Gwynn to second];
Vaughn struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Padres 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Alou singled to shortstop; Everett singled to right
[Everett to second (on throw), Alou out at third (right to
third)]; Gutierrez was hit by a pitch; Ausmus flied to right
[Everett to third]; CLARK BATTED FOR HAMPTON; Clark walked
[Gutierrez to second]; Biggio walked [Everett scored, Gutierrez
to third, Clark to second]; MICELI REPLACED BROWN (PITCHING);
Spiers struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 1, Padres 1.

PADRES 7TH: ELARTON REPLACED CLARK (PITCHING); Caminiti popped
to second; Leyritz homered; Finley was called out on strikes;
Hernandez was hit by a pitch; Gomez forced Hernandez (shortstop
to second); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Padres 2.

ASTROS 8TH: JOYNER REPLACED LEYRITZ (PLAYING 1B); Bell singled
to third; Bagwell struck out; Alou grounded into a double play
(second to shortstop to first) [Bell out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Padres 2.

PADRES 8TH: SWEENEY BATTED FOR MICELI; Sweeney walked; Sweeney
was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Veras struck
out; Gwynn struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Padres 2.

ASTROS 9TH: HOFFMAN REPLACED GWYNN (PITCHING); RIVERA REPLACED
SWEENEY (PLAYING RF); Everett struck out; Gutierrez struck out;
INCAVIGLIA BATTED FOR AUSMUS; Incaviglia struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Padres 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           1   4   0    7
 Padres           2   3   0    3


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