Pittsburgh Pirates 2, Houston Astros 0
Regular Season Game 119
Played on Sunday, August 15, 1999 (D) at Astrodome

PIT N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  1  -   2  5  1
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  7  0
Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Martin lf                     4   1   1   1       0   3       4   0
Benjamin ss                   4   0   1   0       0   1       1   3
Giles cf                      4   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
Young 1b                      4   0   0   0       0   1      11   1
Sveum 3b                      3   0   0   0       0   2       0   3
Morris 2b                     3   1   2   1       0   0       1   2
B. Brown rf                   3   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
  A. Brown rf                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Osik c                        3   0   0   0       0   1       6   0
Ritchie p                     3   0   0   0       0   3       1   3
  Williams p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   2   5   2       0  14      27  12

FIELDING - 
E: Young (18).

BATTING - 
2B: Benjamin (14,off Reynolds).
HR: Morris (13,8th inning off Reynolds 0 on 0 out); Martin (19,9th inning off
Reynolds 0 on 0 out).
Team LOB: 2.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: B. Brown (2,2nd base off Reynolds/Eusebio).
CS: B. Brown (3,3rd base by Reynolds/Eusebio).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Barker rf,lf                  3   0   2   0       1   0       1   0
  Mieske ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Spiers 3b                     2   0   0   0       1   1       2   1
Bagwell 1b                    4   0   1   0       0   0       7   2
Everett cf                    3   0   0   0       1   1       0   0
Ward lf                       4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
  Bell rf                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Johnson 2b                    4   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
Eusebio c                     4   0   0   0       0   0      14   1
  Bako pr                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Gutierrez ss                  4   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
Reynolds p                    3   0   1   0       0   2       2   2
  Biggio ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       33   0   7   0       3   6      27   8

BATTING - 
2B: Bagwell (27,off Ritchie).
SH: Spiers (3,off Ritchie).
IBB: Everett (4,by Ritchie).
Team LOB: 10.

PITCHING
Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ritchie W(11-8)               8     6   0   0   3   4   0  33
Williams SV(19)               1     1   0   0   0   2   0   4
Totals                        9     7   0   0   3   6   0  37

Ritchie faced 1 batter in the 9th inning
IBB: Ritchie (3,Everett).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reynolds L(14-9)              9     5   2   2   0  14   2  31


Umpires: HP - Ron Kulpa, 1B - Bill Hohn, 2B - Paul Schrieber, 3B - Tom Hallion
Ejections: PIT Manager Gene Lamont by Ron Kulpa [Fair/foul call]
Time of Game: 2:13   Attendance: 36231


Starting Lineups:

   Pittsburgh Pirates            Houston Astros           
1. Martin              lf        Barker              rf
2. Benjamin            ss        Spiers              3b
3. Giles               cf        Bagwell             1b
4. Young               1b        Everett             cf
5. Sveum               3b        Ward                lf
6. Morris              2b        Johnson             2b
7. B. Brown            rf        Eusebio             c
8. Osik                c         Gutierrez           ss
9. Ritchie             p         Reynolds            p

PIRATES 1ST: Pirates manager Gene Lamont ejected by HP umpire
Ron Kulpa sometime in game; Martin struck out; Benjamin
doubled to left; Giles struck out; Young struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Barker walked; Barker was picked off first (pitcher
to first); Spiers was called out on strikes; Bagwell doubled to
right; Everett was walked intentionally; Ward grounded out
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Sveum struck out; Morris grounded out (first
unassisted); B. Brown grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Johnson grounded out (pitcher to first); Eusebio
grounded out (second to first); Gutierrez grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

PIRATES 3RD: Osik grounded out (shortstop to first); Ritchie
struck out; Martin struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Reynolds was called out on strikes; Barker flied to
left; Spiers walked; Bagwell forced Spiers (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

PIRATES 4TH: Benjamin grounded out (pitcher to first); Giles
grounded out (first to pitcher); Young flied to left; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Everett grounded out (third to first); Ward grounded
out (first unassisted); Johnson grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

PIRATES 5TH: Sveum struck out; Morris singled to right; B. Brown
struck out; Osik lined to third; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates
0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Eusebio flied to left; Gutierrez grounded out
(shortstop to first); Reynolds singled to right; Barker singled
to left [Reynolds to second]; Spiers lined to center; 0 R, 2 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

PIRATES 6TH: Ritchie struck out; Martin was called out on
strikes; Benjamin struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Bagwell flied to left; Everett flied to left; Ward
singled to right; Johnson popped to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Pirates 0, Astros 0.

PIRATES 7TH: Giles struck out; Young flied to right; Sveum
grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates
0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Eusebio flied to right; Gutierrez grounded out
(third to first); Reynolds struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Pirates 0, Astros 0.

PIRATES 8TH: Morris homered; B. Brown singled to first; B. Brown
stole second; Osik struck out; Ritchie struck out; B. Brown was
caught stealing third (catcher to third); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Pirates 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 8TH: On a bunt Barker singled to second; Spiers reached
on an error by Young on a sacrifice bunt [Barker to second];
Bagwell popped to first; Everett struck out; Ward grounded out
(first to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 0.

PIRATES 9TH: BARKER CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); BELL
REPLACED WARD (PLAYING RF); Martin homered; Benjamin grounded
out (second to first); Giles popped to first; Young grounded out
(third to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 9TH: A. BROWN REPLACED B. BROWN (PLAYING RF); Johnson
singled to center; WILLIAMS REPLACED RITCHIE (PITCHING); Eusebio
forced Johnson (second to shortstop); BAKO RAN FOR EUSEBIO;
Gutierrez singled to center [Bako to second]; BIGGIO BATTED FOR
REYNOLDS; Biggio struck out; MIESKE BATTED FOR BARKER; Mieske
struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 0.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Pirates          2   5   1    2
 Astros           0   7   0   10


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