Houston Astros 9, Kansas City Royals 5
Regular Season Game 85
Played on Friday, July 7, 2000 (N) at Enron Field

KC  A    0  0  0    0  1  0    0  4  0  -   5  6  0
HOU N    0  0  3    0  3  1    2  0  x  -   9 10  3
Kansas City Royals           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Damon cf                      3   1   0   1       1   0       1   0
Sanchez ss                    4   1   0   0       0   2       1   7
Sweeney 1b                    4   1   1   0       0   1       9   0
Dye rf                        3   0   1   1       0   0       3   0
Quinn lf                      4   0   1   2       0   1       0   0
Randa 3b                      3   0   0   0       1   1       2   1
Fabregas c                    4   1   2   1       0   0       7   1
Ordaz 2b                      4   1   1   0       0   2       1   1
Stein p                       2   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  D'Amico p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Dunwoody ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Santiago p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Pose ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       33   5   6   5       2  10      24  10

BATTING - 
HR: Fabregas (3,5th inning off Elarton 0 on 1 out).
SF: Dye (3,off Valdes).
GDP: Ordaz (2,off Valdes).
Team LOB: 4.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lugo ss                       5   2   2   0       0   1       2   2
Biggio 2b                     3   3   1   2       1   0       1   1
  Bogar 2b                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Bagwell 1b                    3   2   1   3       1   1       5   1
  Ward 1b                     0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Berkman rf                    2   0   1   1       2   1       1   0
Alou lf                       4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Hidalgo cf                    3   0   1   1       0   1       4   0
Meluskey c                    4   1   2   1       0   0      10   0
Truby 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Elarton p                     3   1   2   0       0   0       1   1
  Valdes p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       32   9  10   8       4   7      27   6

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Bogar-Lugo-Ward.
E: Lugo 2 (8), Bogar (8).

BATTING - 
2B: Lugo (7,off Stein); Hidalgo (21,off D'Amico).
HR: Biggio (5,3rd inning off Stein 1 on 2 out); Bagwell (23,5th inning off
Stein 2 on 1 out); Meluskey (9,6th inning off D'Amico 0 on 0 out).
HBP: Hidalgo (14,by Stein).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Berkman (2,2nd base off Stein/Fabregas).
CS: Hidalgo (5,2nd base by Stein/Fabregas).

PITCHING
Kansas City Royals           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Stein L(0-1)                  5     7   6   6   2   5   2  24
D'Amico                       2     3   3   3   2   0   1  10
Santiago                      1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Totals                        8    10   9   9   4   7   3  37

WP: Stein (1).
HBP: Stein (1,Hidalgo).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Elarton W(8-3)                7.1   4   5   1   2   8   1  30
Valdes                        1.2   2   0   0   0   2   0   6
Totals                        9     6   5   1   2  10   1  36


Umpires: HP - Dale Scott, 1B - Marvin Hudson, 2B - Scott Packard, 3B - Gary Cederstrom
Time of Game: 2:44   Attendance: 36840


Starting Lineups:

   Kansas City Royals            Houston Astros           
1. Damon               cf        Lugo                ss
2. Sanchez             ss        Biggio              2b
3. Sweeney             1b        Bagwell             1b
4. Dye                 rf        Berkman             rf
5. Quinn               lf        Alou                lf
6. Randa               3b        Hidalgo             cf
7. Fabregas            c         Meluskey            c
8. Ordaz               2b        Truby               3b
9. Stein               p         Elarton             p

ROYALS 1ST: Damon flied to left; Sanchez lined to second;
Sweeney struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Lugo grounded out (second to first); Biggio lined to
right; Bagwell struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 0,
Astros 0.

ROYALS 2ND: Dye flied to center; Quinn lined to first; Randa
walked; Fabregas flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals
0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Berkman was called out on strikes; Alou grounded out
(shortstop to first); Hidalgo was hit by a pitch; Hidalgo was
caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Royals 0, Astros 0.

ROYALS 3RD: Ordaz struck out; Stein was called out on strikes;
Damon walked; Sanchez struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals
0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Meluskey grounded out (shortstop to first); Truby
grounded out (shortstop to first); Elarton singled to left; Lugo
doubled to left [Elarton to third]; Stein threw a wild pitch
[Elarton scored, Lugo to third]; Biggio homered [Lugo scored];
Bagwell lined to third; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 0, Astros
3.

ROYALS 4TH: Sweeney grounded out (second to first); Dye flied to
center; Quinn was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Royals 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Berkman walked; Alou flied to right; Hidalgo flied
to center; Meluskey singled to center [Berkman to second]; Truby
struck out; the roof was opened; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Royals 0, Astros 3.

ROYALS 5TH: Randa grounded out (shortstop to first); Fabregas
homered; Ordaz struck out; Stein struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Royals 1, Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Elarton singled to right; On a bunt Lugo singled to
pitcher [Elarton to second]; Biggio forced Elarton (third
unassisted) [Lugo to second]; Bagwell homered [Lugo scored,
Biggio scored]; Berkman walked; Alou struck out; Berkman stole
second; Hidalgo was called out on strikes; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Royals 1, Astros 6.

ROYALS 6TH: Damon flied to left; Sanchez was called out on
strikes; Sweeney popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Royals 1, Astros 6.

ASTROS 6TH: D'AMICO REPLACED STEIN (PITCHING); Meluskey homered;
Truby flied to right; Elarton grounded out (shortstop to first);
Lugo grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Royals 1, Astros 7.

ROYALS 7TH: Dye singled to left; Quinn grounded out (first to
pitcher) [Dye to second]; Randa grounded out (pitcher to first)
[Dye to third]; Fabregas flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Royals 1, Astros 7.

ASTROS 7TH: Biggio walked; Bagwell walked [Biggio to second];
Berkman singled to right [Biggio scored, Bagwell to second,
Berkman out at second (second unassisted)]; Alou grounded out
(third to first); Hidalgo doubled to left [Bagwell scored];
Meluskey grounded out (shortstop to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Royals 1, Astros 9.

ROYALS 8TH: WARD REPLACED BAGWELL (PLAYING 1B); BOGAR REPLACED
BIGGIO (PLAYING 2B); Ordaz singled to center; DUNWOODY BATTED
FOR D'AMICO; Dunwoody reached on an error by Bogar [Ordaz to
third]; Damon forced Dunwoody (shortstop unassisted) [Ordaz
scored (unearned), Damon to second (error by Lugo)]; Sanchez
reached on an error by Lugo; Sweeney singled to center [Damon to
third, Sanchez to second]; VALDES REPLACED ELARTON (PITCHING);
Dye hit a sacrifice fly to center [Damon scored (unearned),
Sanchez to third]; Sweeney advanced to second because of
defensive indifference [Sweeney to second]; Quinn singled to
left [Sanchez scored (unearned), Sweeney scored (unearned)];
Randa struck out; 4 R (0 ER), 3 H, 3 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 5, Astros
9.

ASTROS 8TH: SANTIAGO REPLACED DUNWOODY (PITCHING); Truby
grounded out (shortstop to first); Valdes struck out; Lugo was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 5, Astros 9.

ROYALS 9TH: Fabregas singled to left; Ordaz grounded into a
double play (second to shortstop to first) [Fabregas out at
second]; POSE BATTED FOR SANTIAGO; Pose struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Royals 5, Astros 9.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Royals           5   6   0    4
 Astros           9  10   3    4


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