Houston Astros 9, Kansas City Royals 6
Regular Season Game 87
Played on Sunday, July 9, 2000 (D) at Enron Field

KC  A    0  1  2    0  1  0    0  2  0  -   6 10  1
HOU N    1  1  3    1  1  2    0  0  x  -   9 13  1
Kansas City Royals           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Damon cf                      4   1   1   1       1   2       6   1
Sanchez ss                    5   1   1   0       0   1       1   2
Sweeney 1b                    4   2   4   2       1   0       5   2
Dye rf                        3   0   2   0       2   1       1   0
Quinn lf                      5   1   1   0       0   1       1   1
Randa 3b                      4   1   1   2       0   2       0   2
Zaun c                        3   0   0   0       1   1       7   0
Ordaz 2b                      3   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
  Bochtler p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McCarty ph                  0   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
  Bottalico p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Witasick p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Dunwoody ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Suppan p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Reboulet 2b                 2   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       35   6  10   6       5  10      24   9

FIELDING - 
E: Sanchez (2).

BATTING - 
HR: Randa (9,2nd inning off Lima 0 on 0 out); Sweeney (15,3rd inning off Lima
1 on 1 out); Damon (8,5th inning off Lima 0 on 0 out).
SF: McCarty (2,off Dotel).
GDP: Sanchez (8,off Lima); Quinn (6,off Lima).
Team LOB: 8.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     3   1   1   1       1   1       0   2
Spiers 3b                     4   2   3   1       1   0       2   1
Bagwell 1b                    3   1   1   1       1   0       5   1
Berkman rf                    5   2   2   4       0   1       2   1
Alou lf                       3   1   2   2       1   0       1   0
Hidalgo cf                    4   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
Lugo ss                       3   1   2   0       1   1       5   4
Eusebio c                     4   0   1   0       0   1      10   0
Lima p                        2   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Mieske ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Valdes p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Dotel p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       32   9  13   9       5   6      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Lugo-Bagwell, Biggio-Lugo-Bagwell.
E: Bagwell (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Spiers 2 (10,off Witasick,off Bochtler); Lugo (8,off Suppan).
3B: Spiers (2,off Witasick).
HR: Alou (15,2nd inning off Witasick 0 on 0 out); Berkman 2 (12,3rd inning
off Witasick 2 on 1 out,5th inning off Suppan 0 on 0 out).
SH: Lima (5,off Suppan).
SF: Bagwell (5,off Witasick); Biggio (4,off Suppan).
IBB: Bagwell (4,by Bochtler).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Lugo (8,2nd base off Witasick/Zaun).

PITCHING
Kansas City Royals           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Witasick L(2-8)               3     6   5   5   0   4   2  15
Suppan                        2     5   4   4   3   0   1  13
Bochtler                      2     2   0   0   2   2   0   9
Bottalico                     1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        8    13   9   9   5   6   3  40

Suppan faced 2 batters in the 6th inning
IBB: Bochtler (3,Bagwell).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lima W(2-13)                  7     7   4   4   3   8   3  29
Valdes                        0.1   2   2   1   1   0   0   5
Dotel SV(1)                   1.2   1   0   0   1   2   0   7
Totals                        9    10   6   5   5  10   3  41


Umpires: HP - Scott Packard, 1B - Gary Cederstrom, 2B - Dale Scott, 3B - Marvin Hudson
Time of Game: 2:59   Attendance: 39402


Starting Lineups:

   Kansas City Royals            Houston Astros           
1. Damon               cf        Biggio              2b
2. Sanchez             ss        Spiers              3b
3. Sweeney             1b        Bagwell             1b
4. Dye                 rf        Berkman             rf
5. Quinn               lf        Alou                lf
6. Randa               3b        Hidalgo             cf
7. Zaun                c         Lugo                ss
8. Ordaz               2b        Eusebio             c
9. Witasick            p         Lima                p

ROYALS 1ST: Damon walked; Sanchez grounded into a double play
(shortstop to first) [Damon out at second]; Sweeney singled to
left; Dye walked [Sweeney to second]; Quinn flied to center; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Royals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio struck out; Spiers tripled to right; Bagwell
hit a sacrifice fly to center [Spiers scored]; Berkman struck
out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 0, Astros 1.

ROYALS 2ND: Randa homered; Zaun popped to third in foul
territory; Ordaz grounded out (right to first); Witasick
grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals
1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Alou homered; Hidalgo struck out; Lugo singled;
Eusebio struck out while Lugo stole second [Lugo to third (error
by Sanchez)]; Lima grounded out (first unassisted); 1 R, 2 H, 1
E, 1 LOB.  Royals 1, Astros 2.

ROYALS 3RD: Damon struck out; Sanchez singled to center; Sweeney
homered [Sanchez scored]; Dye struck out; Quinn singled to left;
Randa struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Biggio flied to left; Spiers doubled to right;
Bagwell singled to left [Spiers to third, Bagwell to second (on
throw to home)]; Berkman homered [Spiers scored, Bagwell
scored]; Alou flied to center; Hidalgo grounded out (shortstop
to first); 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 3, Astros 5.

ROYALS 4TH: Zaun grounded out (second to first); Ordaz struck
out; DUNWOODY BATTED FOR WITASICK; Dunwoody struck out; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 3, Astros 5.

ASTROS 4TH: SUPPAN REPLACED DUNWOODY (PITCHING); Lugo walked;
Eusebio singled to right [Lugo to third]; Lima out on a
sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Eusebio to second]; Biggio hit
a sacrifice fly to center [Lugo scored, Eusebio to third];
Spiers walked; Bagwell flied to center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Royals 3, Astros 6.

ROYALS 5TH: Damon homered; Sanchez popped to shortstop; Sweeney
walked; Dye singled to left [Sweeney to third]; Quinn grounded
into a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Dye out at
second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 4, Astros 6.

ASTROS 5TH: Berkman homered; Alou singled to right; Hidalgo
flied to center; Lugo doubled to right [Alou out at home (center
to second to catcher), Lugo to third (on throw to home)];
Eusebio grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Royals 4, Astros 7.

ROYALS 6TH: Randa struck out; Zaun was called out on strikes;
Ordaz flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 4, Astros 7.

ASTROS 6TH: Lima singled to center; Biggio walked [Lima to
second]; REBOULET REPLACED SUPPAN (PLAYING 2B); BOCHTLER
REPLACED ORDAZ (PITCHING); Spiers doubled to right [Lima scored,
Biggio to third]; Bagwell was walked intentionally; Berkman
popped to shortstop; Alou walked [Biggio scored, Spiers to
third, Bagwell to second]; Hidalgo was called out on strikes;
Lugo struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Royals 4, Astros 9.

ROYALS 7TH: Reboulet lined to shortstop; Damon popped to
shortstop; Sanchez struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 4,
Astros 9.

ASTROS 7TH: Eusebio flied to right; MIESKE BATTED FOR LIMA;
Mieske grounded out (shortstop to first); Biggio singled to left
[Biggio out at second (left to second)]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Royals 4, Astros 9.

ROYALS 8TH: VALDES REPLACED MIESKE (PITCHING); Sweeney singled
to left; Dye singled to right [Sweeney to second]; Quinn reached
on an error by Bagwell (assist by Spiers) [Sweeney to third, Dye
to second]; Randa forced Dye (shortstop to third) [Sweeney
scored, Quinn to second]; Zaun walked [Quinn to third, Randa to
second]; MCCARTY BATTED FOR BOCHTLER; DOTEL REPLACED VALDES
(PITCHING); McCarty hit a sacrifice fly to right [Quinn scored
(unearned)]; Reboulet flied to left; 2 R (1 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2
LOB.  Royals 6, Astros 9.

ASTROS 8TH: BOTTALICO REPLACED MCCARTY (PITCHING); Spiers flied
to center; Bagwell grounded out (third to first); Berkman
grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals
6, Astros 9.

ROYALS 9TH: Damon struck out; Sanchez grounded out (first to
pitcher); Sweeney singled to center; Dye walked [Sweeney to
second]; Quinn was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Royals 6, Astros 9.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Royals           6  10   1    8
 Astros           9  13   1    7


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