Pittsburgh Pirates 10, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 3
Played on Thursday, April 6, 2000 (D) at Three Rivers Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  0  -   1  2  2
PIT N    0  0  1    0  1  2    2  4  x  -  10 16  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cedeno cf                     4   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
Spiers 2b                     3   0   0   0       1   1       3   1
Bagwell 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   2       9   0
Caminiti 3b                   3   0   0   0       1   0       1   1
Alou rf                       3   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Ward lf                       2   0   0   0       1   1       0   0
Meluskey c                    3   1   1   0       0   1       9   0
Bogar ss                      3   0   1   1       0   0       0   5
Holt p                        1   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Johnson ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cabrera p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Perez p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hidalgo ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Maddux p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       28   1   2   1       3   8      24   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Bogar-Spiers-Bagwell.
E: Caminiti (2), Meluskey (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Meluskey (1,off Cordova); Bogar (1,off Cordova).
GDP: Bagwell (1,off Cordova).
Team LOB: 3.

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Kendall c                     4   1   0   0       1   1       8   2
Meares ss                     5   2   2   1       0   1       1   2
Giles rf                      5   3   5   4       0   0       1   0
Young 1b                      4   1   1   1       1   2      12   0
Cordero lf                    4   1   2   1       1   1       1   0
Morris 2b                     5   1   2   0       0   1       2   6
Aven cf                       4   1   1   1       0   0       1   0
  A. Brown cf                 1   0   1   1       0   0       1   0
Aramis Ramirez 3b             5   0   2   0       0   1       0   0
Cordova p                     3   0   0   0       1   2       0   1
  Silva p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       40  10  16   9       4   9      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Meares-Morris-Young.
E: Meares (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Aramis Ramirez (1,off Holt); Meares (1,off Cabrera); Aven (1,off Perez);
Cordero (1,off Maddux).
3B: Giles (1,off Maddux).
HR: Giles 2 (2,3rd inning off Holt 0 on 2 out,5th inning off Holt 0 on 0 out).
GDP: Aramis Ramirez (1,off Maddux).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cordero (1,2nd base off Holt/Meluskey); Kendall (1,2nd base off Cabrera/Meluskey);
Aven (1,3rd base off Perez/Meluskey).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Holt L(0-1)                   5     7   2   2   3   5   2  25
Cabrera                       1     2   2   2   1   2   0   6
Perez                         1     2   2   1   0   2   0   5
Maddux                        1     5   4   3   0   0   0   8
Totals                        8    16  10   8   4   9   2  44


Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Cordova W(1-0)                8     2   1   1   3   7   0  28
Silva                         1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     2   1   1   3   8   0  31


Umpires: HP - Brian Gorman, 1B - Mike Everitt, 2B - Jerry Crawford, 3B - Mike DiMuro
Time of Game: 2:44   Attendance: 11860


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Pittsburgh Pirates       
1. Cedeno              cf        Kendall             c
2. Spiers              2b        Meares              ss
3. Bagwell             1b        Giles               rf
4. Caminiti            3b        Young               1b
5. Alou                rf        Cordero             lf
6. Ward                lf        Morris              2b
7. Meluskey            c         Aven                cf
8. Bogar               ss        Aramis Ramirez      3b
9. Holt                p         Cordova             p

ASTROS 1ST: Cedeno grounded out (second to first); Spiers
walked; Bagwell grounded into a double play (shortstop to second
to first) [Spiers out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 1ST: Kendall struck out; Meares singled to center; Giles
singled to center [Meares to third]; Young was called out on
strikes; Cordero lined to second; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
0, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Caminiti walked; Alou grounded out (catcher to
first) [Caminiti to second]; Ward walked; Meluskey struck out;
Caminiti advanced to third and Ward was out trying to advance to
second (catcher to second) [Ward out at second (catcher to
second)]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Morris was called out on strikes; Aven grounded out
(shortstop to first); Aramis Ramirez doubled to left; Cordova
was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Pirates 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Bogar grounded out (shortstop to first); Holt struck
out; Cedeno grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 3RD: Kendall grounded out (third to first); Meares flied
to right in foul territory; Giles homered; Young walked; Cordero
singled to left [Young to second]; Morris grounded out (pitcher
to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Spiers flied to center; Bagwell grounded out (first
unassisted); Caminiti grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 4TH: Aven grounded out (shortstop to first); Aramis
Ramirez singled to right; Cordova walked [Aramis Ramirez to
second]; Kendall forced Cordova (shortstop to second) [Aramis
Ramirez to third]; Meares was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Alou popped to shortstop; Ward struck out; Meluskey
reached on an error by Meares; Bogar lined to left; 0 R, 0 H, 1
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 5TH: Giles homered; Young grounded out (shortstop to
first); Cordero walked; Morris lined to third; Cordero stole
second; Aven grounded out (pitcher to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 2.

ASTROS 6TH: JOHNSON BATTED FOR HOLT; Johnson grounded out
(second to first); Cedeno was called out on strikes; Spiers
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 6TH: CABRERA REPLACED JOHNSON (PITCHING); Aramis Ramirez
lined to right; Cordova struck out; Kendall walked; Kendall
stole second; Meares doubled [Kendall scored]; Giles singled to
right [Meares scored]; Young struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Pirates 4.

ASTROS 7TH: Bagwell struck out; Caminiti grounded out (first
unassisted); Alou grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 4.

PIRATES 7TH: PEREZ REPLACED CABRERA (PITCHING); Cordero struck
out; Morris singled to center; Aven doubled to right [Morris
scored]; Aven stole third [Aven scored (error by Meluskey)
(unearned)]; Aramis Ramirez struck out; Cordova popped to first;
2 R (1 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 6.

ASTROS 8TH: A. BROWN REPLACED AVEN (PLAYING CF); Ward grounded
out (second to first); Meluskey doubled to center; Bogar doubled
to left [Meluskey scored]; HIDALGO BATTED FOR PEREZ; Hidalgo
flied to center; Cedeno struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 1, Pirates 6.

PIRATES 8TH: MADDUX REPLACED HIDALGO (PITCHING); Kendall
grounded out (first unassisted); Meares reached on an error by
Caminiti; Giles tripled to right [Meares scored (unearned)];
Young singled to left [Giles scored]; Cordero doubled [Young
scored]; Morris singled to right [Cordero to third]; A. Brown
singled to right [Cordero scored, Morris to second]; Aramis
Ramirez grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [A. Brown out at second]; 4 R (3 ER), 5 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 1, Pirates 10.

ASTROS 9TH: SILVA REPLACED CORDOVA (PITCHING); Spiers flied to
right; Bagwell struck out; Caminiti grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 10.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           1   2   2    3
 Pirates         10  16   1   10


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