Houston Astros 5, Pittsburgh Pirates 2
Regular Season Game 1
Played on Tuesday, April 4, 2000 (N) at Three Rivers Stadium

HOU N    0  1  0    0  0  4    0  0  0  -   5  5  1
PIT N    0  0  0    0  0  0    2  0  0  -   2  6  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     4   1   0   0       1   1       3   2
Spiers lf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
  Barker cf                   0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Bagwell 1b                    3   1   0   0       1   0       7   0
Caminiti 3b                   3   1   1   0       1   1       1   3
Alou rf                       3   1   1   0       1   0       3   0
Hidalgo cf,lf                 4   1   3   5       0   0       2   0
Eusebio c                     3   0   0   0       1   0       7   0
Bogar ss                      3   0   0   0       1   1       1   3
Reynolds p                    2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Henry p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cedeno ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Wagner p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   5   5   5       6   6      27  10

FIELDING - 
E: Caminiti (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Hidalgo (1,off Schmidt).
HR: Hidalgo (1,6th inning off Schmidt 3 on 2 out).
SH: Reynolds (1,off Wilkins).
GDP: Bogar (1,off Schmidt).
Team LOB: 5.

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Kendall c                     3   0   0   0       0   0       6   0
Meares ss                     4   0   1   0       0   0       0   3
Giles rf                      2   0   1   0       2   0       5   0
Young 1b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       8   0
Cordero lf                    4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Aramis Ramirez 3b             4   0   0   0       0   1       0   3
Hermansen cf                  3   0   1   0       1   1       3   0
Benjamin 2b                   4   1   2   0       0   0       3   4
Schmidt p                     2   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
  Wilkins p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Vander Wal ph               1   1   1   2       0   0       0   0
  Silva p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Christiansen p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Aven ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   2   6   2       3   5      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Meares-Benjamin-Young.

BATTING - 
HR: Vander Wal (1,7th inning off Reynolds 1 on 2 out).
HBP: Kendall (1,by Reynolds).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reynolds W(1-0)               7     6   2   2   1   4   1  28
Henry                         1     0   0   0   1   0   0   4
Wagner SV(1)                  1     0   0   0   1   1   0   4
Totals                        9     6   2   2   3   5   1  36

HBP: Reynolds (1,Kendall).

Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Schmidt L(0-1)                6     3   5   5   6   4   1  26
Wilkins                       1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Silva                         1     2   0   0   0   1   0   5
Christiansen                  1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     5   5   5   6   6   1  37

Schmidt faced 1 batter in the 7th inning

Umpires: HP - Jerry Crawford, 1B - Brian Gorman, 2B - Mike Everitt, 3B - Mike DiMuro
Time of Game: 2:51   Attendance: 54399


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Pittsburgh Pirates       
1. Biggio              2b        Kendall             c
2. Spiers              lf        Meares              ss
3. Bagwell             1b        Giles               rf
4. Caminiti            3b        Young               1b
5. Alou                rf        Cordero             lf
6. Hidalgo             cf        Aramis Ramirez      3b
7. Eusebio             c         Hermansen           cf
8. Bogar               ss        Benjamin            2b
9. Reynolds            p         Schmidt             p

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio was called out on strikes; Spiers struck out;
Bagwell flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Pirates 0.

PIRATES 1ST: Kendall was hit by a pitch; Meares forced Kendall
(third to second); Giles popped to third; Young forced Meares
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates
0.

ASTROS 2ND: Caminiti walked; Alou flied to right; Hidalgo
doubled to left [Caminiti scored]; Eusebio flied to right
[Hidalgo to third]; Bogar struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 1, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Cordero popped to catcher in foul territory; Aramis
Ramirez grounded out (second to first); Hermansen singled
[Hermansen to second (error by Caminiti)]; Benjamin singled to
left [Hermansen out at home (left to catcher)]; 0 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Reynolds struck out; Biggio grounded out (second to
first); Spiers grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 3RD: Schmidt struck out; Kendall grounded out (shortstop
to first); Meares singled to left; Giles singled to center
[Meares to second]; Young grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 2
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Bagwell grounded out (shortstop to first); Caminiti
singled to center; Alou flied to center; Hidalgo forced Caminiti
(third to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 4TH: Cordero flied to center; Aramis Ramirez grounded
out (third to first); Hermansen flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Eusebio walked; Bogar grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Eusebio out at second]; Reynolds
flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 5TH: Benjamin lined to shortstop; Schmidt struck out;
Kendall flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Pirates 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Biggio walked; Spiers flied to right; Bagwell walked
[Biggio to second]; Caminiti flied to right; Alou walked [Biggio
to third, Bagwell to second]; Hidalgo homered [Biggio scored,
Bagwell scored, Alou scored]; Eusebio grounded out (second to
pitcher); 4 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 6TH: Meares flied to right; Giles walked; Young flied to
left; Cordero struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5,
Pirates 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Bogar walked; WILKINS REPLACED SCHMIDT (PITCHING);
Reynolds out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Bogar to
second]; Biggio grounded out (second to first) [Bogar to third];
Spiers flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 7TH: HIDALGO CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); BARKER
REPLACED SPIERS (PLAYING CF); Aramis Ramirez flied to center;
Hermansen struck out; Benjamin singled to center; VANDER WAL
BATTED FOR WILKINS; Vander Wal homered [Benjamin scored];
Kendall grounded out (pitcher to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 5, Pirates 2.

ASTROS 8TH: SILVA REPLACED VANDER WAL (PITCHING); Bagwell
grounded out (shortstop to first); Caminiti struck out; Alou
singled to left; Hidalgo singled to left [Alou to second];
Eusebio flied to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5,
Pirates 2.

PIRATES 8TH: HENRY REPLACED REYNOLDS (PITCHING); Meares grounded
out (shortstop to first); Giles walked; Young flied to right;
Cordero popped to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5,
Pirates 2.

ASTROS 9TH: CHRISTIANSEN REPLACED SILVA (PITCHING); Bogar
grounded out (third to first); CEDENO BATTED FOR HENRY; Cedeno
was called out on strikes; Biggio grounded out (third to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 9TH: WAGNER REPLACED CEDENO (PITCHING); Aramis Ramirez
struck out; Hermansen walked; Benjamin forced Hermansen (third
to second); AVEN BATTED FOR CHRISTIANSEN; Aven flied to center;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Pirates 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5   5   1    5
 Pirates          2   6   0    7


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