Houston Astros 11, Pittsburgh Pirates 10
Regular Season Game 121
Played on Wednesday, August 16, 2000 (N) at Enron Field

PIT N    0  0  0    2  0  0    0  3  5  -  10 12  0
HOU N    0  1  0    4  4  2    0  0  x  -  11  9  3
Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
A. Brown cf                   5   2   3   0       0   0       0   0
Kendall c                     5   3   2   0       0   0      10   0
Giles lf                      3   1   1   2       0   0       1   0
  Wilkins p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Osik ph,1b                  2   1   1   2       0   0       0   0
Young 1b                      4   1   1   1       0   0      10   0
  Williams p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Alex Ramirez ph             1   1   1   3       0   0       0   0
Vander Wal rf                 4   0   2   0       1   0       1   0
Wilson 3b                     4   0   0   1       1   0       1   3
Morris 2b                     4   0   0   1       1   2       1   3
Meares ss                     5   0   1   0       0   1       0   3
Serafini p                    2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Arroyo p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  E. Brown ph,lf              1   1   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       40  10  12  10       3   4      24   9

BATTING - 
2B: A. Brown (10,off Elarton); Osik (3,off Valdes).
HR: Giles (28,4th inning off Elarton 1 on 1 out); Alex Ramirez (3,9th inning
off Dotel 2 on 0 out).
HBP: E. Brown (1,by Valdes).
GDP: Serafini (1,off Elarton).
Team LOB: 7.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lugo 2b                       5   2   2   2       0   2       4   4
Bogar ss                      5   1   1   2       0   2       2   3
Bagwell 1b                    3   2   1   1       1   0       9   1
  Ward 1b                     0   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Hidalgo cf,rf                 4   1   1   0       0   1       3   0
Alou rf                       3   1   1   2       1   0       0   0
  Barker pr,cf                0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Berkman lf                    2   2   1   1       2   1       0   0
Truby 3b                      3   1   1   3       0   2       0   3
  Valdes p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Dotel p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Chavez c                      4   0   0   0       0   1       5   1
Elarton p                     3   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Cromer 3b                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Totals                       33  11   9  11       4  10      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Bagwell-Bogar-Lugo.
E: Bogar 2 (11), Cromer (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Hidalgo (27,off Serafini); Elarton (2,off Arroyo).
HR: Berkman (17,2nd inning off Serafini 0 on 2 out); Bagwell (35,4th inning
off Serafini 0 on 1 out); Truby (7,4th inning off Serafini 2 on 2 out);
Bogar (3,5th inning off Serafini 1 on 1 out); Alou (23,5th inning off Arroyo
1 on 2 out); Lugo (4,6th inning off Arroyo 1 on 1 out).
HBP: Truby (4,by Wilkins).
Team LOB: 3.

PITCHING
Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Serafini L(1-2)               4.1   6   7   7   1   2   4  20
Arroyo                        1.2   3   4   4   2   3   2  10
Wilkins                       1     0   0   0   1   2   0   5
Williams                      1     0   0   0   0   3   0   3
Totals                        8     9  11  11   4  10   6  38

HBP: Wilkins (1,Truby).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Elarton W(13-4)               7.1   8   5   5   3   3   1  33
Valdes                        0.2   2   4   3   0   0   0   6
Dotel SV(7)                   1     2   1   1   0   1   1   5
Totals                        9    12  10   9   3   4   2  44

Valdes faced 4 batters in the 9th inning
WP: Dotel (5).
HBP: Valdes (3,E. Brown).

Umpires: HP - Larry Young, 1B - Travis Katzenmeier, 2B - Bill Miller, 3B - Jerry Meals
Time of Game: 2:56   Attendance: 30165


Starting Lineups:

   Pittsburgh Pirates            Houston Astros           
1. A. Brown            cf        Lugo                2b
2. Kendall             c         Bogar               ss
3. Giles               lf        Bagwell             1b
4. Young               1b        Hidalgo             cf
5. Vander Wal          rf        Alou                rf
6. Wilson              3b        Berkman             lf
7. Morris              2b        Truby               3b
8. Meares              ss        Chavez              c
9. Serafini            p         Elarton             p

PIRATES 1ST: A. Brown popped to shortstop; Kendall grounded out
(shortstop to first); Giles flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Lugo struck out; Bogar grounded out (third to
first); Bagwell flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0,
Astros 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Young grounded out (third to first); Vander Wal
popped to second; Wilson grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Hidalgo grounded out (shortstop to first); Alou
lined to third; Berkman homered; Truby struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 1.

PIRATES 3RD: Morris grounded out (second to first); Meares
singled to left; On a bunt Serafini grounded into a double play
(first to shortstop to second) [Meares out at second]; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Chavez grounded out (third to first); Elarton popped
to first in foul territory; Lugo grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 1.

PIRATES 4TH: A. Brown grounded out (first unassisted); Kendall
singled to center; Giles homered [Kendall scored]; Young flied
to center; Vander Wal singled to right; Wilson popped to second;
2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Bogar flied to right; Bagwell homered; Hidalgo
doubled to left; Alou grounded out (second to first) [Hidalgo to
third]; Berkman walked; Truby homered [Hidalgo scored, Berkman
scored]; Chavez grounded out (shortstop to first); 4 R, 3 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 5.

PIRATES 5TH: Morris struck out; Meares grounded out (third to
first); Serafini popped to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates
2, Astros 5.

ASTROS 5TH: Elarton grounded out (second to first); On a bunt
Lugo singled to third; Bogar homered [Lugo scored]; ARROYO
REPLACED SERAFINI (PITCHING); Bagwell walked; Hidalgo struck
out; Alou homered [Bagwell scored]; Berkman walked; Truby struck
out; 4 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 9.

PIRATES 6TH: A. Brown singled to center; Kendall forced A. Brown
(third to second); Giles popped to catcher in foul territory;
Young reached on an error by Bogar [Kendall to third, Young to
second (error by Bogar)]; Vander Wal grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 2 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 9.

ASTROS 6TH: Chavez grounded out (second to first); Elarton
doubled to left; Lugo homered [Elarton scored]; Bogar struck
out; Bagwell grounded out (third to first); the roof was
opened; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 11.

PIRATES 7TH: Wilson grounded out (second to first); Morris
walked; Meares struck out; E. BROWN BATTED FOR ARROYO; E. Brown
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 11.

ASTROS 7TH: E. BROWN STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); WILKINS
REPLACED GILES (PITCHING); Hidalgo popped to second; Alou
walked; BARKER RAN FOR ALOU; Berkman struck out; Truby was hit
by a pitch [Barker to second]; Chavez struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 11.

PIRATES 8TH: HIDALGO CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); BARKER
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); WARD REPLACED BAGWELL (PLAYING 1B);
A. Brown doubled to left; Kendall singled to left [A. Brown to
third]; OSIK BATTED FOR WILKINS; Osik flied to center; Young
singled to left [A. Brown scored, Kendall to second]; Vander Wal
walked [Kendall to third, Young to second]; Wilson walked
[Kendall scored, Young to third, Vander Wal to second]; VALDES
REPLACED TRUBY (PITCHING); CROMER REPLACED ELARTON (PLAYING 3B);
Morris grounded out (catcher to first) [Young scored, Vander Wal
to third, Wilson to second]; Meares grounded out (third to
first); 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 5, Astros 11.

ASTROS 8TH: OSIK STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); WILLIAMS REPLACED
YOUNG (PITCHING); Cromer struck out; Lugo struck out; Bogar was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 5, Astros
11.

PIRATES 9TH: E. Brown was hit by a pitch; A. Brown singled to
right [E. Brown to second]; Kendall reached on an error by
Cromer [E. Brown to third, A. Brown to second]; Osik doubled to
center [E. Brown scored, A. Brown scored, Kendall to third];
ALEX RAMIREZ BATTED FOR WILLIAMS; DOTEL REPLACED VALDES
(PITCHING); Alex Ramirez homered [Kendall scored (unearned),
Osik scored]; Vander Wal singled to right; Dotel threw a wild
pitch [Vander Wal to second]; Wilson grounded out (shortstop to
first); Morris struck out; Meares flied to right; 5 R (4 ER), 4
H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 10, Astros 11.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Pirates         10  12   0    7
 Astros          11   9   3    3


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