Houston Astros 7, Florida Marlins 3
Regular Season Game 140
Played on Thursday, September 7, 2000 (D) at Enron Field

FLA N    0  0  0    2  0  0    1  0  0  -   3  7  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  3  0    0  4  x  -   7  9  0
Florida Marlins              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Castillo 2b                   4   0   0   0       0   1       2   4
Gonzalez ss                   4   1   1   1       0   0       0   2
Rodriguez lf                  2   1   1   0       2   1       0   1
  Fox pr                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Castro c                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Wilson cf                     3   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Lowell 3b                     4   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
M. Smith rf,lf                4   0   1   1       0   2       4   0
Lee 1b                        4   1   1   1       0   0       9   0
Redmond c                     3   0   0   0       0   0       8   0
  Kotsay rf                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Dempster p                    2   0   1   0       0   1       0   1
  Millar ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Almanza p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Miceli p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   3   7   3       2   7      24   8

BATTING - 
HR: Gonzalez (6,4th inning off Elarton 0 on 0 out); Lee (24,7th inning off
Elarton 0 on 0 out).
HBP: Wilson (5,by Elarton).
GDP: Lee (11,off Elarton); Lowell (4,off Elarton).
Team LOB: 5.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cedeno lf                     5   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Spiers 2b                     4   1   0   0       1   2       2   4
Bagwell 1b                    3   1   1   2       1   1      11   0
Berkman rf                    3   0   2   0       1   1       1   0
  Barker pr,cf                0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Hidalgo cf,rf                 4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Meluskey c                    1   1   0   0       3   1       8   0
Truby 3b                      4   1   1   1       0   0       1   6
Lugo ss                       3   1   2   1       0   0       1   1
  Ward ph                     1   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Bogar ss                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Elarton p                     3   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Alou ph                     1   0   1   2       0   0       0   0
  Dotel p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   7   9   7       6   8      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Truby-Meluskey, Truby-Spiers-Bagwell.

BATTING - 
2B: Hidalgo (33,off Dempster); Alou (24,off Miceli).
HR: Lugo (7,5th inning off Dempster 0 on 0 out); Bagwell (41,5th inning off
Dempster 1 on 2 out).
IBB: Meluskey 2 (9,by Dempster,by Miceli).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Barker (9,2nd base off Miceli/Castro).

PITCHING
Florida Marlins              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dempster                      6     6   3   3   4   6   2  27
Almanza                       0.2   0   0   0   0   1   0   2
Miceli L(6-4)                 1.1   3   4   4   2   1   0   9
Totals                        8     9   7   7   6   8   2  38

IBB: Dempster (5,Meluskey); Miceli (2,Meluskey).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Elarton W(16-5)               8     7   3   3   2   6   2  32
Dotel                         1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     7   3   3   2   7   2  35

HBP: Elarton (5,Wilson).

Umpires: HP - Charlie Williams, 1B - Jim Wolf, 2B - Jim Reynolds, 3B - Mike Vanvleet
Time of Game: 2:51   Attendance: 30188


Starting Lineups:

   Florida Marlins               Houston Astros           
1. Castillo            2b        Cedeno              lf
2. Gonzalez            ss        Spiers              2b
3. Rodriguez           lf        Bagwell             1b
4. Wilson              cf        Berkman             rf
5. Lowell              3b        Hidalgo             cf
6. M. Smith            rf        Meluskey            c
7. Lee                 1b        Truby               3b
8. Redmond             c         Lugo                ss
9. Dempster            p         Elarton             p

MARLINS 1ST: Mgr Boles away to visit sick father; Fredi
Gonzalez in charge; Castillo struck out; Gonzalez flied to
left; Rodriguez was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Marlins 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Cedeno grounded out (second to first); Spiers
grounded out (pitcher to first); Bagwell grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Marlins 0, Astros 0.

MARLINS 2ND: Wilson struck out; Lowell flied to center; M. Smith
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Marlins 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Berkman singled; Hidalgo struck out; Meluskey struck
out; Truby grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Marlins 0, Astros 0.

MARLINS 3RD: Lee flied to right; Redmond grounded out (third to
first); Dempster singled to center; Castillo forced Dempster
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Marlins 0, Astros
0.

ASTROS 3RD: Lugo flied to right; Elarton struck out; Cedeno was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Marlins 0, Astros
0.

MARLINS 4TH: Gonzalez homered; Rodriguez walked; Wilson was hit
by a pitch [Rodriguez to second]; Lowell singled to center
[Rodriguez to third, Wilson to second]; M. Smith singled to left
[Rodriguez scored, Wilson to third, Lowell to second]; Lee
grounded into a double play (third to catcher) [M. Smith to
second, Lee to first, Wilson out at home, Lowell out at third];
Redmond grounded out (third to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Marlins 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Spiers struck out; Bagwell walked; Berkman was
called out on strikes; Hidalgo doubled to left [Bagwell to
third]; Meluskey was walked intentionally; Truby flied to right;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Marlins 2, Astros 0.

MARLINS 5TH: Dempster struck out; Castillo grounded out (first
unassisted); Gonzalez popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Marlins 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Lugo homered; Elarton flied to center; Cedeno
grounded out (second to first); Spiers walked; Bagwell homered
[Spiers scored]; Berkman singled to right; Hidalgo popped to
first in foul territory; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Marlins 2,
Astros 3.

MARLINS 6TH: Rodriguez singled to center; Wilson singled to
center [Rodriguez to second]; Lowell grounded into a double play
(third to second to first) [Rodriguez to third, Wilson out at
second]; M. Smith struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Marlins 2,
Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Meluskey walked; Truby flied to right; Lugo singled
to left [Meluskey to third, Lugo out at second (left to
second)]; Elarton grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Marlins 2, Astros 3.

MARLINS 7TH: Lee homered; Redmond grounded out (second to
first); MILLAR BATTED FOR DEMPSTER; Millar grounded out (second
to first); Castillo flied to left; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Marlins 3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: ALMANZA REPLACED MILLAR (PITCHING); Cedeno flied to
right; Spiers struck out; MICELI REPLACED ALMANZA (PITCHING);
Bagwell struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Marlins 3, Astros 3.

MARLINS 8TH: Gonzalez grounded out (third to first); Rodriguez
walked; FOX RAN FOR RODRIGUEZ; Wilson popped to first in foul
territory; Lowell struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Marlins 3,
Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: M. SMITH CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); CASTRO
REPLACED FOX (PLAYING C ); KOTSAY REPLACED REDMOND (PLAYING RF);
Berkman walked; BARKER RAN FOR BERKMAN; Hidalgo popped to
second; Barker stole second; Meluskey was walked intentionally;
Truby singled to center [Barker scored, Meluskey to third]; WARD
BATTED FOR LUGO; Ward singled to right [Meluskey scored, Truby
to third]; ALOU BATTED FOR ELARTON; Alou doubled to left [Truby
scored, Ward scored]; Cedeno grounded out (first unassisted)
[Alou to third]; Spiers grounded out (second to first); 4 R, 3
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Marlins 3, Astros 7.

MARLINS 9TH: HIDALGO CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); BARKER
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); BOGAR REPLACED WARD (PLAYING SS);
DOTEL REPLACED ALOU (PITCHING); M. Smith struck out; Lee
grounded out (second to first); Kotsay grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Marlins 3, Astros 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Marlins          3   7   0    5
 Astros           7   9   0    7


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