Houston Astros 3, Kansas City Royals 2
Regular Season Game 87
Played on Saturday, July 10, 1999 (N) at Kauffman Stadium

HOU N    0  0  1    1  1  0    0  0  0  -   3 10  1
KC  A    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  2  0  -   2 10  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     5   0   2   0       0   1       5   3
Bell rf                       5   0   1   1       0   3       0   0
Bagwell dh                    1   1   0   0       2   1       0   0
Spiers 3b                     4   0   2   1       0   0       0   4
Hidalgo cf,lf                 4   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
Howell 1b                     3   1   1   1       1   0       6   1
Mieske lf                     4   0   2   0       0   0       1   0
  Barker pr,cf                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Bako c                        4   1   1   0       0   2       6   0
Bogar ss                      3   0   1   0       1   0       5   6
Hampton p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Cabrera p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wagner p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   3  10   3       4   7      27  16

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Hampton-Bogar-Howell, Bogar-Biggio-Howell, Biggio-Bogar-Howell.
E: Biggio (6).

BATTING - 
HR: Howell (1,4th inning off Appier 0 on 1 out).
HBP: Bagwell (4,by Appier).
GDP: Bell (12,off Ray).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Bagwell (17,2nd base off Appier/Kreuter).
CS: Biggio (8,2nd base by Appier/Kreuter); Bagwell (6,2nd base by Appier/Kreuter).

Kansas City Royals           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Beltran cf                    5   0   3   0       0   1       1   0
Randa 3b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       0   2
Damon lf                      4   0   1   2       0   0       2   0
Sweeney 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   0       7   1
Dye rf                        3   0   1   0       1   1       2   0
Kreuter c                     4   0   1   0       0   1       7   3
Giambi dh                     3   0   1   0       1   1       0   0
  Pose pr,dh                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Hansen 2b                     2   1   0   0       2   1       4   3
Sanchez ss                    4   1   2   0       0   0       3   3
Appier p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Ray p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   2  10   2       4   5      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Kreuter-Sanchez, Sanchez-Hansen-Sweeney.
E: Sweeney (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Beltran (20,off Hampton).
GDP: Kreuter (12,off Hampton); Giambi (2,off Hampton); Damon (7,off Hampton).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Beltran (7,2nd base by Hampton/Bako).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hampton W(11-3)               7     9   2   2   2   3   0  28
Cabrera                       1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Wagner SV(23)                 1     0   0   0   2   2   0   5
Totals                        9    10   2   2   4   5   0  37

Hampton faced 3 batters in the 8th inning

Kansas City Royals           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Appier L(8-7)                 8     9   3   3   4   7   1  35
Ray                           1     1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9    10   3   3   4   7   1  38

HBP: Appier (6,Bagwell).

Umpires: HP - Ed Hickox, 1B - Larry Barnett, 2B - Bill Miller, 3B - Dan Morrison
Time of Game: 3:12   Attendance: 30033


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Kansas City Royals       
1. Biggio              2b        Beltran             cf
2. Bell                rf        Randa               3b
3. Bagwell             dh        Damon               lf
4. Spiers              3b        Sweeney             1b
5. Hidalgo             cf        Dye                 rf
6. Howell              1b        Kreuter             c
7. Mieske              lf        Giambi              dh
8. Bako                c         Hansen              2b
9. Bogar               ss        Sanchez             ss
   Hampton             p         Appier              p

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio singled to center; Bell struck out while
Biggio was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop);
Bagwell struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Royals 0.

ROYALS 1ST: Beltran lined to shortstop; Randa singled to center;
Damon forced Randa (second to shortstop); Sweeney grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Royals 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Spiers singled to first; Hidalgo hit into a double
play (shortstop to second) [Hidalgo out at second (catcher to
second), Spiers out at second]; Howell flied to left; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Royals 0.

ROYALS 2ND: Dye singled to center; Kreuter grounded into a
double play (pitcher to shortstop to first) [Dye out at second];
Giambi singled to left; Hansen forced Giambi (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Royals 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Mieske grounded out (second to first); Bako singled
to left; Bogar walked [Bako to second]; Biggio lined to left;
Bell singled to center [Bako scored, Bogar to second]; Bagwell
walked [Bogar to third, Bell to second]; Spiers grounded out
(first to pitcher); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 1, Royals 0.

ROYALS 3RD: Sanchez grounded out (third to first); Beltran
singled to left; Randa lined to left; Beltran was picked off and
caught stealing second (pitcher to first to shortstop); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Royals 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Hidalgo grounded out (third to first); Howell
homered; Mieske singled to center; Bako struck out; Bogar lined
to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Royals 0.

ROYALS 4TH: Damon popped to second; Sweeney lined to center; Dye
was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Royals 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Biggio grounded out (third to first); Bell struck
out; Bagwell walked; Bagwell stole second; Spiers singled to
center [Bagwell scored]; Hidalgo popped to second; 1 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Royals 0.

ROYALS 5TH: Kreuter singled to left; Giambi grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Kreuter out at
second]; Hansen was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 3, Royals 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Howell popped to first; Mieske singled to center;
Bako struck out; Bogar singled to left [Mieske to second];
Biggio struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Royals 0.

ROYALS 6TH: Sanchez singled to center; Beltran doubled to right
[Sanchez to third]; Randa reached on a fielder's choice [Sanchez
out at home (third to catcher)]; Damon grounded into a double
play (second to shortstop to first) [Randa out at second]; 0 R,
2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Royals 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Bell struck out; Bagwell was hit by a pitch; Bagwell
was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Spiers
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3,
Royals 0.

ROYALS 7TH: Sweeney grounded out (third to first); Dye walked;
Kreuter forced Dye (shortstop to second) [Kreuter to second
(error by Biggio)]; Giambi was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H,
1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Royals 0.

ASTROS 8TH: Sweeney dropped a foul fly hit by Hidalgo for an
error; Hidalgo grounded out (shortstop to first); Howell walked;
Mieske forced Howell (pitcher to shortstop); BARKER RAN FOR
MIESKE; Bako flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3,
Royals 0.

ROYALS 8TH: HIDALGO CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); BARKER
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); Hansen walked; Sanchez singled to
center [Hansen to second]; Beltran singled to left [Hansen to
third, Sanchez to second]; CABRERA REPLACED HAMPTON (PITCHING);
Randa flied to left; Damon singled to right [Hansen scored,
Sanchez scored, Beltran to third]; Sweeney flied to left [Damon
to second]; Dye flied to left; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3,
Royals 2.

ASTROS 9TH: RAY REPLACED APPIER (PITCHING); Bogar flied to
right; Debut game for Ken Ray; Biggio singled to left;
Bell grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Biggio out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Royals
2.

ROYALS 9TH: WAGNER REPLACED CABRERA (PITCHING); Kreuter struck
out; Giambi walked; POSE RAN FOR GIAMBI; Hansen walked [Pose to
second]; Sanchez forced Hansen (shortstop to second) [Pose to
third]; Beltran struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3,
Royals 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3  10   1    8
 Royals           2  10   1    8


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