Houston Astros 3, Colorado Rockies 2
Regular Season Game 45
Played on Wednesday, May 26, 1999 (N) at Astrodome

COL N    0  0  0    2  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  7  1
HOU N    0  0  0    0  1  0    0  1  1  -   3  9  1
Colorado Rockies             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hamilton cf                   4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Perez ss                      3   1   2   0       1   0       0   3
Walker rf                     4   1   1   0       0   1       2   0
Bichette lf                   3   0   0   1       0   1       2   0
Castilla 3b                   4   0   1   0       0   1       0   3
Helton 1b                     4   0   2   1       0   0       9   1
Blanco c                      3   0   1   0       0   0       7   1
  Reed ph,c                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Sexton 2b                     3   0   0   0       0   0       3   4
Astacio p                     3   0   0   0       0   3       1   0
Totals                       32   2   7   2       1   8      26  12

FIELDING - 
E: Sexton (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Helton (11,off Bergman); Perez (8,off Powell).
SF: Bichette (3,off Bergman).
GDP: Bichette (7,off Bergman); Sexton (2,off Bergman).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Walker (3,2nd base off Bergman/Bako).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     5   1   3   1       0   0       0   5
Spiers ss                     4   1   0   0       0   0       3   3
Bagwell 1b                    2   0   1   0       2   0      11   0
Bell rf                       4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Everett cf                    3   0   1   1       0   1       1   0
Hidalgo lf                    4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Johnson 3b                    4   0   0   0       0   2       1   1
Bako c                        4   0   2   0       0   2       8   0
  Barker pr                   0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Bergman p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       0   3
  Ward ph                     1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Hernandez pr                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Powell p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Diaz ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   3   9   2       2   7      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Biggio-Spiers-Bagwell, Bergman-Spiers-Bagwell.
E: Johnson (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Bako (6,off Astacio); Biggio (22,off Astacio).
SF: Everett (2,off Astacio).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Barker (5,2nd base off Astacio/Reed).
CS: Bagwell (3,2nd base by Astacio/Blanco).

PITCHING
Colorado Rockies             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Astacio L(4-4)                8.2   9   3   2   2   7   0  37

WP: Astacio (3).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bergman                       7     5   2   2   1   5   0  26
Powell W(3-1)                 2     2   0   0   0   3   0   8
Totals                        9     7   2   2   1   8   0  34

WP: Powell (3).

Umpires: HP - Gerry Davis, 1B - Jerry Layne, 2B - Rich Rieker, 3B - Bruce Dreckman
Time of Game: 2:46   Attendance: 24476


Starting Lineups:

   Colorado Rockies              Houston Astros           
1. Hamilton            cf        Biggio              2b
2. Perez               ss        Spiers              ss
3. Walker              rf        Bagwell             1b
4. Bichette            lf        Bell                rf
5. Castilla            3b        Everett             cf
6. Helton              1b        Hidalgo             lf
7. Blanco              c         Johnson             3b
8. Sexton              2b        Bako                c
9. Astacio             p         Bergman             p

ROCKIES 1ST: Hamilton was called out on strikes; Perez popped to
third; Walker struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rockies 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio singled to center; Spiers grounded out
(second to first) [Biggio to second]; Bagwell lined to left;
Bell singled to third [Biggio to third]; Everett struck out; 0
R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Rockies 0, Astros 0.

ROCKIES 2ND: Bichette reached on an error by Johnson [Bichette
to second]; Castilla grounded out (second to first) [Bichette to
third]; Helton flied to left; Blanco grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Rockies 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Hidalgo was called out on strikes; Johnson was
called out on strikes; Bako doubled to left; Bergman grounded
out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rockies 0, Astros 0.

ROCKIES 3RD: Sexton grounded out (shortstop to first); Astacio
struck out; Hamilton flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Rockies 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Biggio grounded out (shortstop to first); Spiers
grounded out (shortstop to first); Bagwell singled to center;
Bell lined to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rockies 0, Astros 0.

ROCKIES 4TH: Perez walked; Walker singled to right [Perez to
third]; Bichette out on a sacrifice fly to center [Perez
scored]; Castilla was called out on strikes; Walker stole
second; Helton doubled to center [Walker scored]; Blanco flied
to right; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rockies 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Everett singled to right; Hidalgo grounded out
(third to first) [Everett to second]; Johnson grounded out
(second to first) [Everett to third]; Bako struck out; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Rockies 2, Astros 0.

ROCKIES 5TH: On a bunt Sexton grounded out (pitcher to first);
Astacio struck out; Hamilton grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rockies 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Bergman struck out; Biggio doubled to center; Spiers
grounded out (second to first) [Biggio to third]; Bagwell walked
while Biggio advanced to home on a wild pitch; Bagwell was
caught stealing second (catcher to second); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Rockies 2, Astros 1.

ROCKIES 6TH: Perez singled to right; Walker popped to shortstop;
Bichette grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to
first) [Perez out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rockies 2,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Bell grounded out (second to first); Everett
grounded out (first to pitcher); Hidalgo popped to second; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rockies 2, Astros 1.

ROCKIES 7TH: Castilla grounded out (pitcher to first); Helton
singled to center; Blanco singled to center [Helton to third];
Sexton grounded into a double play (pitcher to shortstop to
first) [Blanco out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rockies 2,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Johnson struck out; Bako struck out; WARD BATTED FOR
BERGMAN; Ward singled to center; HERNANDEZ RAN FOR WARD; Biggio
grounded out (shortstop to first); Debut game for Carlos E.
Hernandez; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rockies 2, Astros 1.

ROCKIES 8TH: POWELL REPLACED HERNANDEZ (PITCHING); Astacio
struck out; Hamilton grounded out (second to first); Perez
doubled to center; Walker grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rockies 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Spiers reached on an error by Sexton; Bagwell walked
[Spiers to second]; Bell flied to right [Spiers to third];
Everett out on a sacrifice fly to left [Spiers scored
(unearned)]; Hidalgo forced Bagwell (third to second); 1 R (0
ER), 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Rockies 2, Astros 2.

ROCKIES 9TH: Bichette struck out; Castilla singled to center;
Helton popped to first; REED BATTED FOR BLANCO; Powell threw a
wild pitch [Castilla to second]; Reed struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Rockies 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 9TH: REED STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); Johnson flied to
center; Bako singled to center; DIAZ BATTED FOR POWELL; BARKER
RAN FOR BAKO; Diaz flied to right; Barker stole second; Biggio
singled to center [Barker scored]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Rockies 2, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Rockies          2   7   1    5
 Astros           3   9   1    8


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