Detroit Tigers 8, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 88
Played on Thursday, July 13, 2000 (N) at Comerica Park

HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  1  0  -   2 11  2
DET A    2  0  1    4  0  0    0  1  x  -   8 12  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lugo ss                       5   0   2   0       0   0       1   3
Biggio 2b                     3   0   1   0       0   0       1   2
Bagwell 1b                    3   0   0   0       1   0       9   0
Berkman rf                    4   1   2   0       0   0       1   0
Alou lf                       4   0   2   0       0   0       1   0
Hidalgo cf                    4   1   1   1       0   0       5   0
Meluskey c                    3   0   1   0       1   0       6   0
Ward dh                       4   0   2   1       0   0       0   0
Truby 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       0   3
Reynolds p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Slusarski p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cabrera p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   2  11   2       2   1      24   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Truby-Biggio-Bagwell, Biggio-Lugo-Bagwell.
E: Berkman (5), Truby (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Lugo (9,off Moehler); Berkman (14,off Moehler).
SH: Biggio (7,off Moehler).
GDP: Berkman (4,off Moehler); Hidalgo (7,off Moehler); Meluskey (3,off Moehler).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Hidalgo (7,2nd base off Moehler/Ausmus).

Detroit Tigers               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Polonia dh                    3   1   1   2       0   0       0   0
Becker rf                     3   3   2   1       2   0       3   0
Higginson lf                  4   0   1   1       1   1       1   0
Palmer 3b                     4   0   3   3       0   1       0   4
Clark 1b                      4   0   1   0       0   1       8   0
  Halter 1b                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Easley 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   2       4   4
Ausmus c                      3   2   1   0       0   0       2   0
Encarnacion cf                4   1   1   0       0   1       5   0
D. Cruz ss                    4   1   2   0       0   0       1   2
Moehler p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
Totals                       33   8  12   7       3   6      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Easley-D. Cruz-Clark, Palmer-Easley-Clark, Easley-Clark.
E: D. Cruz (10).

BATTING - 
2B: Becker 2 (10,off Reynolds 2); D. Cruz (21,off Cabrera).
SF: Polonia 2 (5,off Reynolds,off Cabrera).
HBP: Ausmus (6,by Reynolds).
GDP: Easley (5,off Reynolds); Clark (9,off Slusarski).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reynolds L(6-6)               3.1   7   7   7   2   2   0  20
Slusarski                     3.2   3   0   0   0   2   0  13
Cabrera                       1     2   1   1   1   2   0   6
Totals                        8    12   8   8   3   6   0  39

HBP: Reynolds (6,Ausmus).

Detroit Tigers               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Moehler W(6-5)                9    11   2   2   2   1   0  37


Umpires: HP - Tim McClelland, 1B - Terry Craft, 2B - Phil Cuzzi, 3B - Mike Fichter
Time of Game: 2:35   Attendance: 30226


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Detroit Tigers           
1. Lugo                ss        Polonia             dh
2. Biggio              2b        Becker              rf
3. Bagwell             1b        Higginson           lf
4. Berkman             rf        Palmer              3b
5. Alou                lf        Clark               1b
6. Hidalgo             cf        Easley              2b
7. Meluskey            c         Ausmus              c
8. Ward                dh        Encarnacion         cf
9. Truby               3b        D. Cruz             ss
   Reynolds            p         Moehler             p

ASTROS 1ST: Lugo doubled; Biggio out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to first) [Lugo to third]; Bagwell walked; Berkman
grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first)
[Bagwell out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Tigers
0.

TIGERS 1ST: Polonia singled to right; Becker doubled to left
[Polonia scored]; Higginson grounded out (first unassisted)
[Becker to third]; Palmer singled to left [Becker scored]; Clark
reached on an error by Truby [Palmer to third]; Easley was
called out on strikes; Ausmus grounded out (pitcher to first); 2
R, 3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Tigers 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Alou singled to right; Hidalgo grounded into a
double play (third to second to first) [Alou out at second];
Meluskey singled; Ward singled to right [Meluskey to second];
Truby lined to center; 0 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Tigers 2.

TIGERS 2ND: Encarnacion flied to center; D. Cruz grounded out
(third to first); Polonia flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 0, Tigers 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Lugo grounded out (shortstop to first); Biggio lined
to pitcher; Bagwell lined to pitcher; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Tigers 2.

TIGERS 3RD: Becker walked; Higginson walked [Becker to second];
Palmer singled to left [Becker scored, Higginson to second];
Clark struck out; Easley grounded into a double play (third to
second to first) [Palmer out at second]; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Tigers 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Berkman doubled to right; Alou grounded out (first
unassisted) [Berkman to third]; Hidalgo reached on a fielder's
choice [Berkman out at home (third to catcher)]; Hidalgo stole
second [Hidalgo to third (error by D. Cruz)]; Meluskey walked;
Ward singled to left [Hidalgo scored, Meluskey to second]; Truby
struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Tigers 3.

TIGERS 4TH: Ausmus was hit by a pitch; Encarnacion singled to
right [Ausmus scored (error by Berkman), Encarnacion to second];
D. Cruz singled to right [Encarnacion to third]; Polonia hit a
sacrifice fly to center [Encarnacion scored]; Becker doubled to
left [D. Cruz to third]; SLUSARSKI REPLACED REYNOLDS (PITCHING);
Higginson singled to right [D. Cruz scored, Becker to third];
Palmer singled to left [Becker scored, Higginson to third];
Clark grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first)
[Palmer out at second]; 4 R, 5 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Tigers
7.

ASTROS 5TH: Lugo popped to second; Biggio singled to center;
Bagwell flied to center; Berkman flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 1, Tigers 7.

TIGERS 5TH: Easley struck out; Ausmus grounded out (shortstop to
first); Encarnacion grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Tigers 7.

ASTROS 6TH: Alou grounded out (third to first); Hidalgo singled
to left; Meluskey grounded into a double play (second to first)
[Hidalgo out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Tigers
7.

TIGERS 6TH: D. Cruz flied to center; Polonia grounded out
(shortstop to first); Becker grounded out (first unassisted); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Tigers 7.

ASTROS 7TH: Ward flied to right; Truby lined to center; Lugo
singled to left; Biggio flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 1, Tigers 7.

TIGERS 7TH: Higginson flied to right; Palmer struck out; Clark
singled to center; Easley flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 1, Tigers 7.

ASTROS 8TH: Bagwell popped to first in foul territory; Berkman
singled to left; Alou singled to center [Berkman to third];
Hidalgo forced Alou (third to second) [Berkman scored]; Meluskey
flied to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Tigers 7.

TIGERS 8TH: CABRERA REPLACED SLUSARSKI (PITCHING); Ausmus
singled to right; Encarnacion struck out; D. Cruz doubled to
right [Ausmus to third]; Polonia hit a sacrifice fly to center
[Ausmus scored, D. Cruz to third]; Becker walked; Higginson
struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Tigers 8.

ASTROS 9TH: HALTER REPLACED CLARK (PLAYING 1B); Ward grounded
out (second to first); Truby popped to right; Lugo flied to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Tigers 8.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2  11   2    8
 Tigers           8  12   1    7


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