Houston Astros 5, Cleveland Indians 1
Regular Season Game 91
Played on Sunday, July 16, 2000 (D) at Jacobs Field

HOU N    1  0  0    0  1  0    3  0  0  -   5  9  0
CLE A    0  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  0  -   1  7  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Spiers 3b                     5   2   3   0       0   1       1   0
Biggio 2b                     5   2   2   1       0   0       0   0
Bagwell 1b                    4   0   1   1       1   2       4   0
Berkman rf                    4   0   0   0       1   0       4   0
Alou dh                       4   0   1   2       1   1       0   0
Hidalgo cf,lf                 2   0   0   0       1   1       5   0
Meluskey c                    2   0   0   0       2   2       9   0
Ward lf                       4   1   2   1       0   0       1   0
  Barker pr,cf                0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Bogar ss                      4   0   0   0       0   1       1   3
Elarton p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Dotel p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   5   9   5       6   8      27   5

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Elarton-Bogar-Bagwell.

BATTING - 
HR: Biggio (6,1st inning off Colon 0 on 1 out); Ward (13,7th inning off Colon
0 on 0 out).
HBP: Hidalgo (15,by Colon).
GDP: Ward (4,off Colon); Hidalgo (8,off Colon).
Team LOB: 9.

Cleveland Indians            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
R. Alomar 2b                  5   0   1   0       0   1       4   3
Vizquel ss                    3   0   0   0       1   2       1   4
Ledee lf                      4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
M. Ramirez dh                 4   0   2   0       0   0       0   0
Thome 1b                      3   0   1   0       1   1       9   0
Fryman 3b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Branyan rf                    4   1   1   1       0   2       0   0
Lofton cf                     2   0   1   0       2   0       3   0
S. Alomar c                   4   0   1   0       0   1       9   0
Colon p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Speier p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Reed p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   1   7   1       4   8      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. R. Alomar-Vizquel-Thome, Vizquel-R. Alomar-Thome.
E: Fryman (3), Branyan (2).

BATTING - 
HR: Branyan (13,5th inning off Elarton 0 on 0 out).
GDP: Fryman (6,off Elarton).
Team LOB: 9.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Elarton W(9-3)                8     6   1   1   4   8   1  33
Dotel                         1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        9     7   1   1   4   8   1  37

WP: Elarton (4).

Cleveland Indians            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Colon L(9-6)                  6.2   7   5   3   5   4   2  32
Speier                        1.1   1   0   0   1   2   0   5
Reed                          1     1   0   0   0   2   0   4
Totals                        9     9   5   3   6   8   2  41

WP: Reed (2).
HBP: Colon (2,Hidalgo).

Umpires: HP - Jim McKean, 1B - Kerwin Danley, 2B - Ian Lamplugh, 3B - Dan Morrison
Time of Game: 3:07   Attendance: 43031


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Cleveland Indians        
1. Spiers              3b        R. Alomar           2b
2. Biggio              2b        Vizquel             ss
3. Bagwell             1b        Ledee               lf
4. Berkman             rf        M. Ramirez          dh
5. Alou                dh        Thome               1b
6. Hidalgo             cf        Fryman              3b
7. Meluskey            c         Branyan             rf
8. Ward                lf        Lofton              cf
9. Bogar               ss        S. Alomar           c
   Elarton             p         Colon               p

ASTROS 1ST: Spiers grounded out (first unassisted); Biggio
homered; Bagwell walked; Berkman forced Bagwell (shortstop to
second); Alou forced Berkman (third to second); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 1, Indians 0.

INDIANS 1ST: R. Alomar grounded out (pitcher to first); Vizquel
walked; Ledee flied to center; M. Ramirez singled to left
[Vizquel to second]; Elarton threw a wild pitch [Vizquel to
third, M. Ramirez to second]; Thome lined to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Indians 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Hidalgo was hit by a pitch; Meluskey walked [Hidalgo
to second]; Ward grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [Hidalgo to third, Meluskey out at second];
Bogar grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 1, Indians 0.

INDIANS 2ND: Fryman flied to left; Branyan struck out; Lofton
singled; S. Alomar flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
1, Indians 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Spiers singled to left; Biggio flied to center;
Bagwell grounded out (third to first) [Spiers to second];
Berkman lined to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1,
Indians 0.

INDIANS 3RD: R. Alomar struck out; Vizquel was called out on
strikes; Ledee flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Indians 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Alou flied to left; Hidalgo was called out on
strikes; Meluskey walked; Ward grounded out (pitcher to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Indians 0.

INDIANS 4TH: M. Ramirez popped to catcher in foul territory;
Thome walked; Fryman grounded into a double play (pitcher to
shortstop to first) [Thome out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 1, Indians 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Bogar struck out; Spiers singled to center; Biggio
grounded out (first unassisted) [Spiers to second]; Bagwell
singled to center [Spiers scored]; Berkman grounded out (second
to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Indians 0.

INDIANS 5TH: Branyan homered; Lofton walked; S. Alomar popped to
third in foul territory; R. Alomar grounded out (shortstop to
first) [Lofton to second]; Vizquel lined to center; 1 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Indians 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Alou walked; Hidalgo grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Alou out at second]; Meluskey
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Indians 1.

INDIANS 6TH: Ledee grounded out (shortstop to first); M. Ramirez
singled to left; Thome was called out on strikes; Fryman flied
to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Indians 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Ward homered; Bogar popped to catcher in foul
territory; Spiers singled to center; Biggio reached on an error
by Fryman [Spiers to second]; Bagwell was called out on strikes;
Berkman walked [Spiers to third, Biggio to second]; Alou singled
to right [Spiers scored (unearned), Biggio scored (unearned),
Berkman to third (error by Branyan)]; SPEIER REPLACED COLON
(PITCHING); Hidalgo walked [Alou to second]; Meluskey was called
out on strikes; 3 R (1 ER), 3 H, 2 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 5, Indians
1.

INDIANS 7TH: Branyan struck out; Lofton walked; S. Alomar struck
out; On a bunt R. Alomar singled to second [Lofton to second];
Vizquel struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Indians 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Ward singled to center; BARKER RAN FOR WARD; Barker
was picked off first (pitcher to first); Bogar flied to center;
Spiers was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
5, Indians 1.

INDIANS 8TH: HIDALGO CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); BARKER
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); Ledee struck out; M. Ramirez flied
to center; Thome singled to right; Fryman flied to left; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Indians 1.

ASTROS 9TH: REED REPLACED SPEIER (PITCHING); Biggio singled to
center; Reed threw a wild pitch [Biggio to second]; Bagwell
struck out; Berkman flied to center [Biggio to third]; Alou
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Indians 1.

INDIANS 9TH: DOTEL REPLACED ELARTON (PITCHING); Branyan flied to
right; Lofton flied to left; S. Alomar singled to left; R.
Alomar flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Indians
1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5   9   0    9
 Indians          1   7   2    9


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