Houston Astros 2, Detroit Tigers 1
Regular Season Game 90
Played on Friday, July 16, 1999 (N) at Astrodome

DET A    0  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  0  -   1  4  1
HOU N    0  1  0    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   2  8  0
Detroit Tigers               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Encarnacion lf                4   0   1   0       0   2       1   0
Easley 2b                     4   0   1   0       0   1       4   3
Higginson rf                  4   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Palmer 3b                     4   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
Clark 1b                      3   1   1   1       1   1       7   1
  Catalanotto pr,1b           0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Kapler cf                     2   0   0   0       1   1       2   0
Haselman c                    3   0   0   0       0   1       6   0
D. Cruz ss                    3   0   0   0       0   0       3   4
Thompson p                    2   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Polonia ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Brocail p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   1   4   1       2  10      26  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Clark-D. Cruz-Clark, D. Cruz-Easley-Clark.
E: D. Cruz (7).

BATTING - 
2B: Palmer (16,off Elarton).
HR: Clark (9,5th inning off Elarton 0 on 0 out).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Encarnacion (24,2nd base off Powell/Knorr).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     5   0   1   1       0   1       0   2
Johnson 3b                    3   0   0   0       1   0       1   1
Bagwell 1b                    4   0   2   0       0   1       6   0
Hidalgo cf,lf                 3   0   0   0       1   2       2   0
Mieske lf                     2   0   0   0       1   0       5   0
  Powell p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Spiers ph                   1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Cabrera p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Bell rf                       4   1   1   0       0   1       2   0
Eusebio c                     2   0   2   0       1   0       8   0
  Barker pr,cf                0   1   0   0       1   0       1   0
Bogar ss                      4   0   1   1       0   0       0   1
Elarton p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Berkman ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Knorr c                     1   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Totals                       31   2   8   2       5   6      27   6

BATTING - 
2B: Bagwell (18,off Thompson).
SH: Elarton (1,off Thompson).
GDP: Bagwell (9,off Thompson); Berkman (1,off Thompson).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Barker (12,2nd base off Brocail/Haselman).

PITCHING
Detroit Tigers               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Thompson                      7     6   1   1   3   3   0  28
Brocail L(2-3)                1.2   2   1   1   2   3   0   9
Totals                        8.2   8   2   2   5   6   0  37


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Elarton                       7     3   1   1   1   8   1  25
Powell                        1     1   0   0   0   2   0   4
Cabrera W(2-0)                1     0   0   0   1   0   0   3
Totals                        9     4   1   1   2  10   1  32


Umpires: HP - Charlie Williams, 1B - Greg Bonin, 2B - Frank Pulli, 3B - Ed Rapuano
Time of Game: 2:48   Attendance: 36541


Starting Lineups:

   Detroit Tigers                Houston Astros           
1. Encarnacion         lf        Biggio              2b
2. Easley              2b        Johnson             3b
3. Higginson           rf        Bagwell             1b
4. Palmer              3b        Hidalgo             cf
5. Clark               1b        Mieske              lf
6. Kapler              cf        Bell                rf
7. Haselman            c         Eusebio             c
8. D. Cruz             ss        Bogar               ss
9. Thompson            p         Elarton             p

TIGERS 1ST: Encarnacion flied to left; Easley grounded out
(shortstop to first); Higginson flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Tigers 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio struck out; Johnson flied to right; Bagwell
singled to third; Hidalgo struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Tigers 0, Astros 0.

TIGERS 2ND: Palmer flied to center; Clark struck out; Kapler
walked; Haselman struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Tigers 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Mieske popped to left; Bell singled to center;
Eusebio singled to right [Bell to third]; Bogar forced Eusebio
(second to shortstop) [Bell scored, Bogar to second (error by D.
Cruz)]; Elarton grounded out (pitcher to first); 1 R, 2 H, 1 E,
1 LOB.  Tigers 0, Astros 1.

TIGERS 3RD: D. Cruz flied to left; Thompson was called out on
strikes; Encarnacion was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Tigers 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Biggio lined to shortstop; Johnson walked; Bagwell
grounded into a double play (first to shortstop to first)
[Johnson out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 0, Astros
1.

TIGERS 4TH: Easley flied to right; Higginson grounded out
(second to first); Palmer struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Tigers 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Hidalgo struck out; Mieske grounded out (second to
first); Bell flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 0,
Astros 1.

TIGERS 5TH: Clark homered; Kapler flied to left; Haselman lined
to third; D. Cruz flied to center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers
1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Eusebio walked; Bogar flied to center; Elarton out
on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Eusebio to second];
Biggio grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Tigers 1, Astros 1.

TIGERS 6TH: Thompson grounded out (second to first); Encarnacion
struck out; Easley singled to left; Higginson struck out; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Tigers 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Johnson flied to right; Bagwell doubled to right;
Hidalgo popped to first; Mieske walked; Bell popped to second; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Tigers 1, Astros 1.

TIGERS 7TH: Palmer doubled to left; Clark flied to left; Kapler
struck out; Haselman grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Tigers 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Eusebio singled to center; Bogar singled to center
[Eusebio to second]; BERKMAN BATTED FOR ELARTON; BARKER RAN FOR
EUSEBIO; Berkman grounded into a double play (shortstop to
second to first) [Barker to third, Bogar out at second];
Debut game for Lance Berkman; Biggio grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Tigers 1, Astros 1.

TIGERS 8TH: HIDALGO CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); POWELL
REPLACED MIESKE (PITCHING); BARKER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF);
KNORR REPLACED BERKMAN (PLAYING C ); D. Cruz flied to right;
POLONIA BATTED FOR THOMPSON; Polonia was called out on strikes;
Encarnacion singled to center; Encarnacion stole second; Easley
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Tigers 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: BROCAIL REPLACED POLONIA (PITCHING); Johnson popped
to second; Bagwell struck out; Hidalgo walked; SPIERS BATTED FOR
POWELL; Spiers singled to right [Hidalgo to third]; Bell struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Tigers 1, Astros 1.

TIGERS 9TH: CABRERA REPLACED SPIERS (PITCHING); Higginson flied
to center; Palmer grounded out (third to first); Clark walked;
CATALANOTTO RAN FOR CLARK; Catalanotto was picked off first
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 9TH: CATALANOTTO STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); Barker
walked; Bogar flied to center; Knorr struck out while Barker
stole second; Biggio singled to center [Barker scored]; 1 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Tigers 1, Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Tigers           1   4   1    4
 Astros           2   8   0    9


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