Pittsburgh Pirates 6, Houston Astros 5
Regular Season Game 47
Played on Friday, May 28, 1999 (N) at Three Rivers Stadium

HOU N    0  1  2    1  0  0    0  1  0  -   5  6  1
PIT N    3  0  1    1  0  0    1  0  x  -   6  9  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     4   1   1   1       1   1       1   2
Bell rf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Bagwell 1b                    4   1   1   0       0   1      10   0
Spiers ss                     3   2   1   0       1   0       2   5
Hidalgo cf                    2   0   0   1       1   1       2   0
Diaz lf                       4   0   1   2       0   1       1   0
Bako c                        2   0   1   1       1   1       5   2
  Barker ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Johnson 3b                    2   0   1   0       2   0       1   2
Lima p                        2   1   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Hernandez ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  T. Miller p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Powell p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ward ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       30   5   6   5       6   7      24  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Bagwell.
E: Johnson (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Bako (7,off Ritchie); Bagwell (14,off Clontz).
SF: Hidalgo (1,off Christiansen).
GDP: Johnson (1,off Ritchie).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Bell (4,2nd base by Ritchie/Kendall).

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Martin lf                     4   0   1   1       0   2       1   0
Morris 2b                     3   3   2   0       1   0       3   1
Giles cf                      4   1   2   0       0   0       3   0
Young 1b                      2   1   2   1       2   0       8   1
Kendall c                     3   0   1   4       0   0       7   1
Guillen rf                    4   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
  Williams p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
F. Garcia 3b                  4   0   0   0       0   1       0   3
Benjamin ss                   4   0   1   0       0   1       1   4
Ritchie p                     2   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
  B. Brown ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Clontz p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Christiansen p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ward rf                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   6   9   6       3   5      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Benjamin-Morris-Young.
E: Williams (2), Benjamin (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Kendall (15,off Lima); Giles (11,off Lima).
3B: Young (3,off T. Miller).
SF: Kendall (1,off Lima).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Young (8,2nd base off Lima/Bako).
CS: Martin (2,2nd base by Lima/Bako).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lima L(8-2)                   6     7   5   4   3   3   0  27
T. Miller                     1     2   1   1   0   1   0   5
Powell                        1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        8     9   6   5   3   5   0  35


Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ritchie W(4-3)                6     5   4   3   5   4   0  26
Clontz                        1     1   1   1   0   1   0   4
Christiansen                  1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Williams SV(9)                1     0   0   0   1   1   0   4
Totals                        9     6   5   4   6   7   0  37

Clontz faced 1 batter in the 8th inning

Umpires: HP - Jerry Crawford, 1B - CB Bucknor, 2B - Brian Gorman, 3B - Paul Nauert
Time of Game: 2:50   Attendance: 17309


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Pittsburgh Pirates       
1. Biggio              2b        Martin              lf
2. Bell                rf        Morris              2b
3. Bagwell             1b        Giles               cf
4. Spiers              ss        Young               1b
5. Hidalgo             cf        Kendall             c
6. Diaz                lf        Guillen             rf
7. Bako                c         F. Garcia           3b
8. Johnson             3b        Benjamin            ss
9. Lima                p         Ritchie             p

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio grounded out (third to first); Bell lined to
right; Bagwell lined to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Pirates 0.

PIRATES 1ST: Martin was called out on strikes; Morris singled to
right; Giles singled to right [Morris to second]; Young walked
[Morris to third, Giles to second]; Kendall doubled to left
[Morris scored, Giles scored, Young scored, Kendall to third];
Guillen reached on a fielder's choice [Kendall out at third
(shortstop to catcher to third to shortstop)]; F. Garcia
grounded out (third to first); 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Pirates 3.

ASTROS 2ND: Spiers singled to left; Hidalgo flied to left; Diaz
lined to right; Bako doubled to center [Spiers scored]; Johnson
walked; Lima struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1,
Pirates 3.

PIRATES 2ND: Benjamin popped to third; Ritchie flied to right;
Martin grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Pirates 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Biggio walked; Bell lined to right; Bagwell struck
out; Spiers walked [Biggio to second]; Hidalgo walked [Biggio to
third, Spiers to second]; Diaz singled to center [Biggio scored,
Spiers scored, Hidalgo to second]; Bako struck out; 2 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 3.

PIRATES 3RD: Morris walked; Giles doubled to right [Morris to
third]; Young walked; Kendall out on a sacrifice fly to center
[Morris scored, Giles to third, Young to second]; Guillen struck
out; F. Garcia struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3,
Pirates 4.

ASTROS 4TH: Johnson singled to center; On a bunt Lima forced
Johnson (first to shortstop) [Lima to second (error by
Benjamin)]; Biggio singled to left [Lima scored (unearned)];
Bell forced Biggio (third to second); Bell was caught stealing
second (catcher to second); 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
4, Pirates 4.

PIRATES 4TH: Benjamin grounded out (shortstop to first); Ritchie
reached on an error by Johnson [Ritchie to second]; Martin
singled to left [Ritchie scored (unearned)]; Martin was caught
stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Morris flied to center;
1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Pirates 5.

ASTROS 5TH: Bagwell grounded out (third to first); Spiers
grounded out (shortstop to first); Hidalgo was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Pirates 5.

PIRATES 5TH: Giles grounded out (first unassisted); Young
singled to left; Kendall lined to left; Young stole second;
Guillen grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Astros 4, Pirates 5.

ASTROS 6TH: Diaz grounded out (shortstop to first); Bako walked;
Johnson grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Bako out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4,
Pirates 5.

PIRATES 6TH: F. Garcia grounded out (shortstop to first);
Benjamin singled to center; B. BROWN BATTED FOR RITCHIE; B.
Brown lined into a double play (first unassisted) [Benjamin out
at first]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Pirates 5.

ASTROS 7TH: CLONTZ REPLACED B. BROWN (PITCHING); HERNANDEZ
BATTED FOR LIMA; Hernandez grounded out (shortstop to first);
Biggio was called out on strikes; Bell flied to right; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Pirates 5.

PIRATES 7TH: T. MILLER REPLACED HERNANDEZ (PITCHING); Martin was
called out on strikes; Morris singled to second; Giles flied to
right; Young tripled to left [Morris scored]; Kendall grounded
out (second to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Pirates
6.

ASTROS 8TH: Bagwell doubled to left; CHRISTIANSEN REPLACED
CLONTZ (PITCHING); Spiers grounded out (first unassisted)
[Bagwell to third]; Hidalgo out on a sacrifice fly to center
[Bagwell scored]; Diaz was called out on strikes; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 5, Pirates 6.

PIRATES 8TH: POWELL REPLACED T. MILLER (PITCHING); Guillen
grounded out (shortstop to first); F. Garcia lined to second;
Benjamin struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Pirates 6.

ASTROS 9TH: BARKER BATTED FOR BAKO; WILLIAMS REPLACED GUILLEN
(PITCHING); WARD REPLACED CHRISTIANSEN (PLAYING RF); Barker
grounded out (first unassisted); Johnson walked; WARD BATTED FOR
POWELL; Ward struck out; Johnson was picked off first but was
safe on an error by Williams [Johnson to third]; Biggio flied to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Pirates 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5   6   1    5
 Pirates          6   9   2    5


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