Houston Astros 8, Detroit Tigers 6
Regular Season Game 89
Played on Thursday, July 15, 1999 (N) at Astrodome

DET A    0  1  0    4  1  0    0  0  0  -   6 12  1
HOU N    0  0  0    0  3  2    3  0  x  -   8  9  0
Detroit Tigers               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Encarnacion lf,cf             5   0   1   0       0   1       4   0
Ausmus c                      4   2   3   0       0   1       2   1
Higginson rf                  4   1   1   1       0   3       2   0
Palmer 3b                     4   2   3   2       0   1       0   3
Clark 1b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       9   0
Easley 2b                     4   1   2   2       0   2       4   2
Kapler cf                     3   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
  Polonia ph,lf               1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
D. Cruz ss                    4   0   1   1       0   1       1   7
Mlicki p                      2   0   0   0       1   2       0   0
  Blair p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Brocail p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Florie p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Jefferies ph                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       36   6  12   6       1  12      24  14

FIELDING - 
E: Clark (5).
PB: Ausmus (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Higginson (16,off Reynolds); Easley 2 (22,off Reynolds,off Henry); D. Cruz
(16,off Reynolds).
3B: Palmer (1,off Reynolds).
HR: Palmer (23,2nd inning off Reynolds 0 on 0 out).
GDP: Encarnacion (5,off Reynolds).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Ausmus (6,2nd base by T. Miller/Bako).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     5   1   2   0       0   0       3   2
Spiers 3b                     3   1   0   0       2   0       0   0
Bagwell 1b                    3   2   1   3       1   0       7   1
Everett cf                    4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
  Powell p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Howell ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wagner p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Hidalgo lf                    3   1   0   0       1   2       0   1
Bell rf                       4   1   2   2       0   0       1   0
Bako c                        3   0   1   0       1   0      13   1
Bogar ss                      3   1   1   2       0   0       0   6
Reynolds p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Johnson ph                  1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Henry p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mieske ph                   1   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
  T. Miller p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Barker ph,cf                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   8   9   8       5   2      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Bogar-Biggio-Bagwell, Bako-Bogar-Bagwell.

BATTING - 
2B: Johnson (5,off Mlicki).
3B: Bako (1,off Mlicki); Bogar (1,off Mlicki).
HR: Bagwell (29,5th inning off Mlicki 2 on 1 out).
HBP: Bogar (3,by Mlicki); Bagwell (5,by Mlicki).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Bagwell (18,2nd base off Mlicki/Ausmus).
CS: Everett (2,2nd base by Mlicki/Ausmus).

PITCHING
Detroit Tigers               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Mlicki                        6     8   5   3   0   2   1  28
Blair L(1-8)                  0     0   2   2   2   0   0   2
Brocail                       1     1   1   1   2   0   0   6
Florie                        1     0   0   0   1   0   0   4
Totals                        8     9   8   6   5   2   1  40

Blair faced 2 batters in the 7th inning
HBP: Mlicki 2 (8,Bogar,Bagwell).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reynolds                      5     8   6   6   1   7   1  23
Henry                         1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
T. Miller W(1-1)              1     2   0   0   0   1   0   3
Powell                        1     1   0   0   0   2   0   4
Wagner SV(24)                 1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9    12   6   6   1  12   1  37


Umpires: HP - Ed Rapuano, 1B - Charlie Williams, 2B - Greg Bonin, 3B - Frank Pulli
Time of Game: 3:05   Attendance: 32573


Starting Lineups:

   Detroit Tigers                Houston Astros           
1. Encarnacion         lf        Biggio              2b
2. Ausmus              c         Spiers              3b
3. Higginson           rf        Bagwell             1b
4. Palmer              3b        Everett             cf
5. Clark               1b        Hidalgo             lf
6. Easley              2b        Bell                rf
7. Kapler              cf        Bako                c
8. D. Cruz             ss        Bogar               ss
9. Mlicki              p         Reynolds            p

TIGERS 1ST: Encarnacion was called out on strikes; Ausmus struck
out; Higginson struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio singled to third; Spiers flied to right;
Bagwell grounded out (third to first) [Biggio to second];
Everett grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Tigers 0, Astros 0.

TIGERS 2ND: Palmer homered; Clark grounded out (first to
pitcher); Easley was called out on strikes; Kapler grounded out
(shortstop to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Hidalgo struck out; Bell singled to third; Bako
forced Bell (shortstop to second); Bogar was hit by a pitch
[Bako to second]; Reynolds forced Bogar (third to second); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Tigers 1, Astros 0.

TIGERS 3RD: D. Cruz struck out; Mlicki walked; Encarnacion
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Mlicki out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 1, Astros
0.

ASTROS 3RD: Biggio flied to right; Spiers grounded out (second
to first); Bagwell was hit by a pitch; Bagwell stole second;
Everett flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Tigers 1, Astros 0.

TIGERS 4TH: Ausmus singled to center; Higginson doubled to
center [Ausmus scored]; Palmer singled to left [Higginson to
third]; Clark flied to center [Palmer to second]; Easley doubled
to left [Higginson scored, Palmer scored]; Kapler grounded out
(shortstop to first); D. Cruz doubled to right [Easley scored];
Mlicki was called out on strikes; 4 R, 5 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Tigers
5, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Hidalgo struck out; Bell flied to center; Bako
tripled to right; Bogar grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Tigers 5, Astros 0.

TIGERS 5TH: Encarnacion grounded out (shortstop to first);
Ausmus singled to center; Higginson struck out; Palmer tripled
to right [Ausmus scored]; Clark flied to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Tigers 6, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: JOHNSON BATTED FOR REYNOLDS; Johnson doubled to
center; On a bunt Biggio singled to first [Johnson to third];
Spiers flied to left; Bagwell homered [Johnson scored, Biggio
scored]; Everett singled to third; Hidalgo flied to left;
Everett was caught stealing second (catcher to second); 3 R, 4
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 6, Astros 3.

TIGERS 6TH: HENRY REPLACED JOHNSON (PITCHING); Easley doubled to
center; Kapler popped to catcher; D. Cruz popped to second;
Mlicki struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Tigers 6, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Bell reached on an error by Clark; Bako flied to
center; Bogar tripled to left [Bell scored (unearned)]; MIESKE
BATTED FOR HENRY; Mieske grounded out (shortstop to first)
[Bogar scored (unearned)]; Biggio popped to shortstop; 2 R (0
ER), 1 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 6, Astros 5.

TIGERS 7TH: T. MILLER REPLACED MIESKE (PITCHING); Encarnacion
singled to left [Encarnacion out at second (left to second)];
Ausmus singled to right; Higginson struck out while Ausmus was
caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop to first); 0 R, 2
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 6, Astros 5.

ASTROS 7TH: BLAIR REPLACED MLICKI (PITCHING); Spiers walked;
Ausmus allowed a passed ball [Spiers to second]; Bagwell walked;
BROCAIL REPLACED BLAIR (PITCHING); Everett grounded out (pitcher
to shortstop to first) [Spiers to third, Bagwell to second];
Hidalgo walked; Bell singled to center [Spiers scored, Bagwell
scored, Hidalgo to second]; Bako walked [Hidalgo to third, Bell
to second]; Bogar forced Bako (third to second) [Hidalgo scored,
Bell to third]; BARKER BATTED FOR T. MILLER; Barker grounded out
(second to first); 3 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Tigers 6, Astros 8.

TIGERS 8TH: POWELL REPLACED EVERETT (PITCHING); BARKER STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING CF); Palmer was called out on strikes; Clark
singled to left; Easley was called out on strikes; POLONIA
BATTED FOR KAPLER; Polonia grounded out (second to first); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Tigers 6, Astros 8.

ASTROS 8TH: ENCARNACION CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); POLONIA
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); FLORIE REPLACED BROCAIL (PITCHING);
Biggio grounded out (shortstop to first); Spiers walked; Bagwell
flied to center; HOWELL BATTED FOR POWELL; Howell grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Tigers 6, Astros 8.

TIGERS 9TH: WAGNER REPLACED HOWELL (PITCHING); D. Cruz grounded
out (shortstop to first); JEFFERIES BATTED FOR FLORIE; Jefferies
struck out; Encarnacion flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Tigers 6, Astros 8.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Tigers           6  12   1    4
 Astros           8   9   0    8


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