Pittsburgh Pirates 3, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 154
Played on Wednesday, September 22, 1999 (N) at Three Rivers Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    2  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  6  0
PIT N    0  1  1    0  0  1    0  0  x  -   3  5  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Javier rf                     4   1   2   0       0   0       2   0
Bagwell 1b                    4   1   2   1       0   2       7   1
Everett cf                    4   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
Caminiti 3b                   2   0   0   1       1   1       1   1
Ward lf                       4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Bako c                        2   0   0   0       1   1      10   0
Gutierrez ss                  3   0   1   0       0   1       0   4
Lima p                        3   0   0   0       0   2       1   1
  Holt p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   2   6   2       2  10      24   7

BATTING - 
2B: Javier (16,off Ritchie).
SF: Caminiti (6,off Ritchie).
GDP: Lima (3,off Ritchie).
Team LOB: 4.

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Martin lf                     4   1   1   0       0   2       3   0
Nunez ss                      2   1   0   0       2   0       1   2
B. Brown rf                   3   0   0   1       0   1       1   0
Young 1b                      4   0   1   1       0   2       5   1
A. Brown cf                   3   1   1   0       0   0       3   0
Morris 2b                     3   0   1   1       0   1       1   1
Ramirez 3b                    3   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
Oliver c                      3   0   0   0       0   0      13   1
Ritchie p                     3   0   1   0       0   2       0   1
Totals                       28   3   5   3       2  10      27   7

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Young-Oliver-Young-Oliver, Oliver-Nunez-Morris.

BATTING - 
2B: Morris (19,off Lima).
3B: Martin (8,off Lima).
SF: B. Brown (3,off Lima).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Nunez (6,2nd base off Lima/Bako).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lima L(20-9)                  7     5   3   3   2  10   0  28
Holt                          1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        8     5   3   3   2  10   0  31


Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ritchie W(14-9)               9     6   2   2   2  10   0  33


Umpires: HP - Alfonso Marquez, 1B - Brian Gorman, 2B - Phil Cuzzi, 3B - Jerry Crawford
Time of Game: 2:03   Attendance: 16647


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Pittsburgh Pirates       
1. Biggio              2b        Martin              lf
2. Javier              rf        Nunez               ss
3. Bagwell             1b        B. Brown            rf
4. Everett             cf        Young               1b
5. Caminiti            3b        A. Brown            cf
6. Ward                lf        Morris              2b
7. Bako                c         Ramirez             3b
8. Gutierrez           ss        Oliver              c
9. Lima                p         Ritchie             p

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio flied to left; Javier flied to left; Bagwell
singled to left; Everett struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 1ST: Martin struck out; Nunez walked; B. Brown grounded
out (first to pitcher) [Nunez to second]; Young struck out; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Caminiti grounded out (second to first); Ward struck
out; Bako flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Pirates 0.

PIRATES 2ND: A. Brown singled to right; Morris doubled to left
[A. Brown scored]; Ramirez struck out; Oliver popped to second;
Ritchie struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Gutierrez grounded out (third to first); Lima was
called out on strikes; Biggio grounded out (pitcher to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 3RD: Martin tripled to center; On a bunt Nunez grounded
out (pitcher to first); B. Brown out on a sacrifice fly to right
[Martin scored]; Young struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Pirates 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Javier doubled to center; Bagwell singled to center
[Javier scored, Bagwell to second]; Everett flied to left
[Bagwell to third]; Caminiti lined out on a sacrifice fly to
center [Bagwell scored]; Ward grounded out (shortstop to first);
2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 4TH: A. Brown grounded out (shortstop to first); Morris
popped to third; Ramirez struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Pirates 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Bako walked; Gutierrez struck out; Lima struck out;
Biggio struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 5TH: Oliver flied to left; Ritchie was called out on
strikes; Martin was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 2, Pirates 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Javier singled to center; Bagwell was called out on
strikes; Everett singled to left [Javier to third, Everett to
second]; Caminiti walked; Ward hit into a double play (first to
catcher) [Everett out at home (first to catcher), Javier out at
home]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 6TH: Nunez walked; B. Brown was called out on strikes
while Nunez stole second; Young singled to center [Nunez
scored]; A. Brown grounded out (first unassisted) [Young to
second]; Morris struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2,
Pirates 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Bako struck out; Gutierrez singled to center; On a
bunt Lima grounded into a double play (catcher to shortstop to
second) [Gutierrez out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
2, Pirates 3.

PIRATES 7TH: Ramirez grounded out (shortstop to first); Oliver
grounded out (shortstop to first); Ritchie singled to right;
Martin lined to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates
3.

ASTROS 8TH: Biggio lined to center; Javier lined to right;
Bagwell struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 3.

PIRATES 8TH: HOLT REPLACED LIMA (PITCHING); Nunez grounded out
(shortstop to first); B. Brown flied to right; Young grounded
out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 3.

ASTROS 9TH: Everett popped to catcher; Caminiti was called out
on strikes; Ward popped to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
2, Pirates 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2   6   0    4
 Pirates          3   5   0    4


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