Pittsburgh Pirates 7, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 49
Played on Sunday, May 30, 1999 (D) at Three Rivers Stadium

HOU N    2  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   3  4  1
PIT N    0  4  0    1  2  0    0  0  x  -   7 11  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   1       2   3
Spiers 3b                     4   1   1   0       0   0       0   5
Bagwell 1b                    2   1   0   0       2   1      11   0
Bell rf                       4   0   1   1       0   1       1   0
Everett cf                    3   0   0   1       0   2       0   1
Hidalgo lf                    4   1   1   1       0   1       3   0
Eusebio c                     2   0   0   0       2   1       6   0
Johnson ss                    4   0   1   0       0   1       1   4
Hampton p                     2   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  McCurry p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Diaz ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Williams p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wagner p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   3   4   3       4   9      24  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Biggio-Johnson-Bagwell.
E: Johnson (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Johnson (3,off Benson).
HR: Hidalgo (8,9th inning off Clontz 0 on 2 out).
SF: Everett (3,off Benson).
Team LOB: 5.

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Nunez ss                      5   0   1   0       0   1       1   4
Sprague 3b                    3   0   0   0       1   1       0   1
F. Garcia lf                  4   1   1   0       0   2       2   0
Young 1b                      3   0   3   1       0   0      12   0
Kendall c                     4   2   1   0       0   0       9   0
Guillen rf                    3   2   2   0       1   0       2   0
Ward cf                       4   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
Benjamin 2b                   3   1   2   3       1   0       1   4
Benson p                      2   0   0   2       0   0       0   1
  Osik ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Clontz p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   7  11   7       3   5      27  10

FIELDING - 
PB: Kendall (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Benjamin 2 (6,off Hampton 2); Young (16,off Hampton); F. Garcia (4,off
Hampton).
SH: Benson (2,off Hampton).
SF: Young (1,off Hampton).
GDP: Sprague (6,off Hampton).
IBB: Benjamin (2,by Hampton).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Kendall (14,2nd base off Williams/Eusebio).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hampton L(5-2)                4.2  10   7   5   3   3   0  26
McCurry                       1.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   4
Williams                      1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Wagner                        1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Totals                        8    11   7   5   3   5   0  37

WP: Hampton (1).
IBB: Hampton (2,Benjamin).

Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Benson W(4-3)                 8     3   2   2   3   7   0  30
Clontz                        1     1   1   1   1   2   1   5
Totals                        9     4   3   3   4   9   1  35


Umpires: HP - Brian Gorman, 1B - Paul Nauert, 2B - Jerry Crawford, 3B - CB Bucknor
Time of Game: 2:33   Attendance: 28905


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Pittsburgh Pirates       
1. Biggio              2b        Nunez               ss
2. Spiers              3b        Sprague             3b
3. Bagwell             1b        F. Garcia           lf
4. Bell                rf        Young               1b
5. Everett             cf        Kendall             c
6. Hidalgo             lf        Guillen             rf
7. Eusebio             c         Ward                cf
8. Johnson             ss        Benjamin            2b
9. Hampton             p         Benson              p

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio grounded out (first unassisted); Spiers
singled to right; Kendall allowed a passed ball [Spiers to
second]; Bagwell walked; Bell singled to right [Spiers scored,
Bagwell to third, Bell to second]; Everett out on a sacrifice
fly to left [Bagwell scored]; Hidalgo struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 1ST: Nunez singled to right; Sprague grounded into a
double play (second to shortstop to first) [Nunez out at
second]; F. Garcia struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Pirates 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Eusebio struck out; Johnson doubled to left; Hampton
flied to left; Biggio grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Young singled to left; Kendall forced Young (third
to second); Guillen singled to center [Kendall to second]; Ward
reached on an error by Johnson [Kendall to third, Guillen to
second]; Benjamin doubled to left [Kendall scored, Guillen
scored, Ward scored (unearned), Benjamin to third]; Benson out
on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first) [Benjamin scored
(unearned)]; Nunez grounded out (second to first); 4 R (2 ER), 3
H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 4.

ASTROS 3RD: Spiers grounded out (second to first); Bagwell
walked; Bell grounded out (pitcher to first) [Bagwell to
second]; Everett struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2,
Pirates 4.

PIRATES 3RD: Sprague struck out; F. Garcia struck out; Young
doubled to left; Kendall grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 4.

ASTROS 4TH: Hidalgo grounded out (third to first); Eusebio
walked; Johnson lined to second; Hampton forced Eusebio (second
to shortstop); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 4.

PIRATES 4TH: Guillen walked; Ward grounded out (pitcher to
first) [Guillen to second]; Benjamin doubled to center [Guillen
to third]; Benson grounded out (second to first) [Guillen
scored, Benjamin to third]; Nunez grounded out (third to first);
1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 5.

ASTROS 5TH: Biggio struck out; Spiers grounded out (first
unassisted); Bagwell was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 5.

PIRATES 5TH: Sprague walked; F. Garcia doubled to center
[Sprague out at home (center to shortstop to catcher), F. Garcia
to third]; Young out on a sacrifice fly to right [F. Garcia
scored]; Kendall singled to center; Guillen singled to left
[Kendall to second]; Ward singled to center [Kendall scored,
Guillen to second]; Hampton threw a wild pitch [Guillen to
third, Ward to second]; Benjamin was walked intentionally;
MCCURRY REPLACED HAMPTON (PITCHING); Benson grounded out (third
to first); 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 7.

ASTROS 6TH: Bell grounded out (second to first); Everett was
called out on strikes; Hidalgo popped to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 7.

PIRATES 6TH: Nunez grounded out (first unassisted); Sprague
flied to left; F. Garcia grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 7.

ASTROS 7TH: Eusebio popped to right; Johnson grounded out
(shortstop to first); DIAZ BATTED FOR MCCURRY; Diaz struck out;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 7.

PIRATES 7TH: WILLIAMS REPLACED DIAZ (PITCHING); Young singled to
center; Kendall forced Young (third to second); Guillen flied to
left; Kendall stole second; Ward lined to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 7.

ASTROS 8TH: Biggio grounded out (shortstop to first); Spiers
grounded out (first unassisted); Bagwell grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 7.

PIRATES 8TH: WAGNER REPLACED WILLIAMS (PITCHING); Benjamin
grounded out (shortstop to first); OSIK BATTED FOR BENSON; Osik
struck out; Nunez struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Pirates 7.

ASTROS 9TH: CLONTZ REPLACED OSIK (PITCHING); Bell was called out
on strikes; Everett grounded out (second to first); Hidalgo
homered; Eusebio walked; Johnson struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3   4   1    5
 Pirates          7  11   0    6


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