Houston Astros 8, Pittsburgh Pirates 7
Regular Season Game 147
Played on Thursday, September 14, 2000 (N) at Enron Field

PIT N    0  0  0    3  3  1    0  0  0  -   7 12  1
HOU N    0  1  2    0  0  3    1  0  1  -   8 11  0
Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
A. Brown cf                   5   0   2   1       0   0       4   0
Kendall c                     4   0   1   0       1   1       8   1
Giles lf                      1   2   0   0       4   0       0   0
Vander Wal rf                 5   2   3   2       0   1       2   0
Young 1b                      5   1   1   3       0   2       8   0
Morris 2b                     4   1   1   0       1   1       3   5
  Skrmetta p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  O'Connor p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Osik 3b                       4   0   1   0       0   2       0   3
Nunez ss                      3   1   1   1       1   1       1   1
  Loiselle p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sauerbeck p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wilson 2b                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Arroyo p                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wehner ph                   1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Manzanillo p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wilkins p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Benjamin ss                 1   0   1   0       0   0       0   2
Totals                       34   7  12   7       7   8      26  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Osik-Morris-Young.
E: Kendall (10).

BATTING - 
HR: Vander Wal (21,4th inning off Holt 1 on 0 out); Young (18,5th inning off
Holt 2 on 1 out).
SH: Manzanillo (1,off Green).
GDP: Morris (6,off Holt); Kendall (13,off Cabrera).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: A. Brown (11,3rd base off Green/Meluskey).
CS: Kendall (12,2nd base by Holt/Meluskey); Morris (8,2nd base by Green/Meluskey).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cedeno lf                     5   1   2   0       0   0       1   0
Lugo 2b                       5   0   1   0       0   2       5   3
Bagwell 1b                    4   2   1   2       1   0       7   1
Hidalgo cf                    1   2   0   0       2   0       0   0
Alou rf                       4   1   2   0       1   1       1   0
Meluskey c                    3   1   2   2       1   0       8   1
Truby 3b                      4   1   1   2       0   2       0   0
Bogar ss                      3   0   1   0       1   1       5   5
Holt p                        2   0   0   0       0   2       0   2
  Green p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Linebrink p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Spiers ph                   1   0   1   2       0   0       0   0
  Cabrera p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Zosky ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Franklin p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Slusarski p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   8  11   8       6   8      27  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Lugo-Bogar-Bagwell, Bogar-Lugo-Bagwell.

BATTING - 
2B: Meluskey (18,off Manzanillo); Spiers (16,off Wilkins).
HR: Bagwell (44,3rd inning off Arroyo 1 on 1 out).
SF: Meluskey (3,off Loiselle); Truby (5,off O'Connor).
HBP: Hidalgo 2 (19,by Arroyo,by Loiselle).
GDP: Bagwell (17,off Manzanillo).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Hidalgo 2 (10,2nd base off Arroyo/Kendall 2).
CS: Cedeno (9,2nd base by Arroyo/Kendall).

PITCHING
Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Arroyo                        3     5   3   3   1   3   1  15
Manzanillo                    2.2   4   3   3   0   3   0  11
Wilkins                       0.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   2
Loiselle                      1     0   1   1   3   1   0   7
Sauerbeck                     1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Skrmetta L(1-1)               0.1   1   1   1   1   0   0   3
O'Connor                      0.1   0   0   0   1   0   0   2
Totals                        8.2  11   8   8   6   8   1  43

Loiselle faced 1 batter in the 8th inning
BK: Sauerbeck (2).
HBP: Arroyo (3,Hidalgo); Loiselle (3,Hidalgo).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Holt                          4.1   9   6   6   3   2   2  23
Green                         1     2   1   1   2   1   0   6
Linebrink                     0.2   0   0   0   1   0   0   3
Cabrera                       2     1   0   0   0   2   0   6
Franklin                      0.1   0   0   0   1   1   0   2
Slusarski W(2-6)              0.2   0   0   0   0   2   0   2
Totals                        9    12   7   7   7   8   2  42


Umpires: HP - Dana DeMuth, 1B - Tim Timmons, 2B - Doug Eddings, 3B - Charlie Reliford
Time of Game: 3:50   Attendance: 36740


Starting Lineups:

   Pittsburgh Pirates            Houston Astros           
1. A. Brown            cf        Cedeno              lf
2. Kendall             c         Lugo                2b
3. Giles               lf        Bagwell             1b
4. Vander Wal          rf        Hidalgo             cf
5. Young               1b        Alou                rf
6. Morris              2b        Meluskey            c
7. Osik                3b        Truby               3b
8. Nunez               ss        Bogar               ss
9. Arroyo              p         Holt                p

PIRATES 1ST: A. Brown grounded out (pitcher to first); Kendall
singled to center; Giles flied to right; Kendall was picked off
and caught stealing second (pitcher to first to shortstop); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Cedeno singled to center; Cedeno was caught stealing
second (catcher to second); Lugo grounded out (third to first);
Bagwell grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Pirates 0, Astros 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Vander Wal singled to right; Young was called out
on strikes; Morris grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [Vander Wal out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Hidalgo walked; Alou flied to right; Hidalgo stole
second; Meluskey singled to right [Hidalgo scored]; Truby forced
Meluskey (second to shortstop); Bogar singled to left [Truby to
third]; Holt struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 0,
Astros 1.

PIRATES 3RD: Osik grounded out (shortstop to first); Nunez
walked; Arroyo popped to first; A. Brown singled [Nunez to
second]; Kendall forced A. Brown (shortstop to second) [Nunez to
third]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Cedeno singled to left; Lugo was called out on
strikes; Bagwell homered [Cedeno scored]; Hidalgo was hit by a
pitch; Alou struck out while Hidalgo stole second [Hidalgo to
third (error by Kendall)]; Meluskey grounded out (second to
first); 2 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 3.

PIRATES 4TH: Giles walked; Vander Wal homered [Giles scored];
Young grounded out (shortstop to first); Morris singled to left;
Osik singled to left [Morris to third]; Nunez forced Osik
(second to shortstop) [Morris scored]; WEHNER BATTED FOR ARROYO;
Wehner singled to left [Nunez to second]; A. Brown grounded out
(first unassisted); 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 4TH: MANZANILLO REPLACED WEHNER (PITCHING); Truby struck
out; Bogar grounded out (shortstop to first); Holt struck out; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 3.

PIRATES 5TH: Kendall struck out; Giles walked; Vander Wal
singled to left [Giles to second]; Young homered [Giles scored,
Vander Wal scored]; GREEN REPLACED HOLT (PITCHING); Morris
walked; Morris was caught stealing second (catcher to second);
Osik struck out; 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 6, Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Cedeno lined to center; Lugo singled to left;
Bagwell grounded into a double play (third to second to first)
[Lugo out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 6, Astros 3.

PIRATES 6TH: Nunez singled; Manzanillo out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [Nunez to second]; A. Brown singled to right
[Nunez scored, A. Brown to second (on throw to home)]; A. Brown
stole third; Kendall walked; LINEBRINK REPLACED GREEN
(PITCHING); Giles walked [Kendall to second]; Vander Wal popped
to shortstop; Young flied to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. 
Pirates 7, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Hidalgo grounded out (third to first); Alou singled
to left; Meluskey doubled to left [Alou to third]; Truby singled
to center [Alou scored, Meluskey to third]; Bogar struck out;
SPIERS BATTED FOR LINEBRINK; WILKINS REPLACED MANZANILLO
(PITCHING); Spiers doubled [Meluskey scored, Truby scored];
Cedeno grounded out (second to first); the roof was
opened; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 7, Astros 6.

PIRATES 7TH: CABRERA REPLACED SPIERS (PITCHING); Morris popped
to second; Osik was called out on strikes; Nunez was called out
on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 7, Astros 6.

ASTROS 7TH: BENJAMIN REPLACED WILKINS (PLAYING SS); LOISELLE
REPLACED NUNEZ (PITCHING); Lugo grounded out (shortstop to
first); Bagwell walked; Hidalgo was hit by a pitch [Bagwell to
second]; Alou walked [Bagwell to third, Hidalgo to second];
Meluskey hit a sacrifice fly to center [Bagwell scored]; Truby
struck out; 1 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 7, Astros 7.

PIRATES 8TH: Benjamin singled; A. Brown forced Benjamin (pitcher
to shortstop); Kendall grounded into a double play (shortstop to
second to first) [A. Brown out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Pirates 7, Astros 7.

ASTROS 8TH: Bogar walked; ZOSKY BATTED FOR CABRERA; SAUERBECK
REPLACED LOISELLE (PITCHING); Zosky flied to right; Cedeno
forced Bogar (shortstop to second); Sauerbeck balked [Cedeno to
second]; Lugo struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 7,
Astros 7.

PIRATES 9TH: FRANKLIN REPLACED ZOSKY (PITCHING); Giles walked;
Vander Wal struck out; SLUSARSKI REPLACED FRANKLIN (PITCHING);
Young struck out; Morris was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 7, Astros 7.

ASTROS 9TH: WILSON REPLACED SAUERBECK (PLAYING 2B); SKRMETTA
REPLACED MORRIS (PITCHING); Bagwell flied to center; Hidalgo
walked; Alou singled to left [Hidalgo to second]; O'CONNOR
REPLACED SKRMETTA (PITCHING); Meluskey walked [Hidalgo to third,
Alou to second]; Truby hit a sacrifice fly to center [Hidalgo
scored]; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 7, Astros 8.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Pirates          7  12   1    8
 Astros           8  11   0    9


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