Houston Astros 16, Pittsburgh Pirates 7
Regular Season Game 148
Played on Friday, September 15, 2000 (N) at Enron Field

PIT N    0  5  0    2  0  0    0  0  0  -   7 12  3
HOU N    0  3  3    0  2  1    1  6  x  -  16 19  0
Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
A. Brown cf                   5   0   1   2       0   1       3   1
Kendall c                     5   1   2   0       0   1       2   1
Giles lf                      5   1   2   2       0   1       1   0
Vander Wal rf                 5   1   2   1       0   2       2   0
Young 1b                      4   1   0   0       1   2      12   0
Morris 2b                     4   1   2   0       0   0       1   2
Osik 3b                       3   1   1   0       0   1       2   1
Meares ss                     4   1   1   2       0   0       1   6
Anderson p                    2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Skrmetta p                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Smith p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wallace p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wilson ph                   1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Loiselle p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       39   7  12   7       1  10      24  12

FIELDING - 
E: Morris (13), Meares 2 (20).

BATTING - 
2B: Meares (20,off McKnight); Kendall (30,off Linebrink).
HR: Vander Wal (22,2nd inning off McKnight 0 on 0 out); Giles (33,4th inning
off Linebrink 1 on 1 out).
HBP: Osik (4,by McKnight).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Vander Wal (11,2nd base off Green/Meluskey).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lugo 2b                       5   2   1   0       1   1       1   2
Meluskey c                    5   0   2   1       0   1      10   0
Bagwell 1b                    5   1   2   1       0   0       8   0
Hidalgo cf,rf                 5   3   4   0       0   0       3   0
Alou rf                       5   4   3   4       0   0       0   0
  Barker cf                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Berkman lf                    3   3   2   1       2   0       2   0
Truby 3b                      5   3   3   5       0   0       2   3
Bogar ss                      5   0   1   3       0   0       1   1
McKnight p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Linebrink p                 1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Green p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cedeno ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  B. Powell p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Spiers ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Valdes p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Zosky ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Slusarski p                 1   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
Totals                       43  16  19  16       3   2      27   6

BATTING - 
2B: Alou 2 (26,off Anderson,off Loiselle); Berkman (23,off Anderson); Hidalgo
(38,off Smith); Lugo (20,off Loiselle); Truby (13,off Loiselle).
3B: Truby (4,off Anderson).
HR: Truby (9,3rd inning off Anderson 1 on 2 out); Alou (29,5th inning off Skrmetta
1 on 1 out).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Lugo (15,2nd base off Smith/Kendall).

PITCHING
Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Anderson                      3     7   6   6   1   1   1  17
Skrmetta L(1-2)               2     3   2   2   0   1   1   8
Smith                         1.1   2   2   2   1   0   0   7
Wallace                       0.2   1   0   0   1   0   0   4
Loiselle                      1     6   6   6   0   0   0  10
Totals                        8    19  16  16   3   2   2  46

WP: Anderson (6).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
McKnight                      1.1   4   5   5   1   2   1  10
Linebrink                     2     6   2   2   0   3   1  12
Green                         0.2   0   0   0   0   1   0   2
B. Powell W(2-1)              2     0   0   0   0   1   0   6
Valdes                        1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Slusarski SV(3)               2     2   0   0   0   2   0   8
Totals                        9    12   7   7   1  10   2  41

HBP: McKnight (2,Osik).

Umpires: HP - Tim Timmons, 1B - Doug Eddings, 2B - Charlie Reliford, 3B - Morris Hodges
Time of Game: 3:24   Attendance: 32661


Starting Lineups:

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

PIRATES 1ST: A. Brown struck out; Kendall struck out; Giles
popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Lugo grounded out (second to first); Meluskey struck
out; Bagwell grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Vander Wal homered; Young walked; Morris singled to
right [Young to second]; Osik was hit by a pitch [Young to
third, Morris to second]; Meares doubled [Young scored, Morris
scored, Osik to third]; Anderson popped to first; A. Brown
singled to center [Osik scored, Meares scored]; LINEBRINK
REPLACED MCKNIGHT (PITCHING); Kendall singled to center [A.
Brown to third]; Giles was called out on strikes; Vander Wal
struck out; 5 R, 5 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 5, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Hidalgo singled to center; Alou forced Hidalgo
(shortstop to second); Anderson threw a wild pitch [Alou to
second]; Berkman walked; Truby tripled to center [Alou scored,
Berkman scored]; Bogar grounded out (shortstop to first) [Truby
scored]; Linebrink singled to right; Lugo reached on an error by
Meares [Linebrink to second]; Meluskey was credited with a
single when a runner was hit by the batted ball [Linebrink out
at third (third unassisted), Lugo to second]; 3 R, 4 H, 1 E, 2
LOB.  Pirates 5, Astros 3.

PIRATES 3RD: Young lined to third; Morris singled to right; Osik
singled to left [Morris to second]; Meares popped to third in
foul territory; Anderson struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Pirates 5, Astros 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Bagwell flied to right; Hidalgo grounded out
(shortstop to first); Alou doubled to left; Berkman doubled to
right [Alou scored]; Truby homered [Berkman scored]; Bogar
grounded out (second to first); 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates
5, Astros 6.

PIRATES 4TH: A. Brown grounded out (second to first); Kendall
doubled to left; Giles homered [Kendall scored]; Vander Wal
singled to center; GREEN REPLACED LINEBRINK (PITCHING); Young
struck out; Vander Wal stole second; Morris grounded out (second
to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 7, Astros 6.

ASTROS 4TH: CEDENO BATTED FOR GREEN; SKRMETTA REPLACED ANDERSON
(PITCHING); Cedeno flied to center; Lugo struck out; Meluskey
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Pirates 7, Astros 6.

PIRATES 5TH: B. POWELL REPLACED CEDENO (PITCHING); Osik flied to
left; Meares flied to center; Skrmetta struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 7, Astros 6.

ASTROS 5TH: Bagwell singled to left; Hidalgo singled to center
[Bagwell out at third (center to third), Hidalgo to second (on
throw to 3b)]; Alou homered [Hidalgo scored]; Berkman flied to
left; Truby popped to first; the roof was opened; 2 R, 3
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 7, Astros 8.

PIRATES 6TH: A. Brown grounded out (first unassisted); Kendall
grounded out (third to first); Giles flied to center; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 7, Astros 8.

ASTROS 6TH: SMITH REPLACED SKRMETTA (PITCHING); Bogar flied to
center; SPIERS BATTED FOR B. POWELL; Spiers grounded out
(shortstop to first); Lugo walked; Lugo stole second [Lugo to
third (error by Meares)]; Meluskey singled to right [Lugo
scored]; Bagwell flied to right; 1 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates
7, Astros 9.

PIRATES 7TH: VALDES REPLACED SPIERS (PITCHING); Vander Wal
grounded out (shortstop to first); Young struck out; Morris
flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 7, Astros 9.

ASTROS 7TH: Hidalgo doubled; Alou popped to first in foul
territory; WALLACE REPLACED SMITH (PITCHING); Berkman walked;
Truby flied to center; Bogar singled to right [Hidalgo scored,
Berkman to third]; ZOSKY BATTED FOR VALDES; Zosky lined to
shortstop; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 7, Astros 10.

PIRATES 8TH: SLUSARSKI REPLACED ZOSKY (PITCHING); Osik struck
out; Meares grounded out (third to first); WILSON BATTED FOR
WALLACE; Wilson singled to left; A. Brown grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 7, Astros 10.

ASTROS 8TH: LOISELLE REPLACED WILSON (PITCHING); Lugo doubled to
right; Meluskey grounded out (pitcher to first); Bagwell singled
to center [Lugo scored, Bagwell to second (on throw to home)];
Hidalgo singled to left [Bagwell to third]; Alou doubled
[Bagwell scored, Hidalgo scored]; Berkman singled to left [Alou
to third]; Truby doubled to left [Alou scored, Berkman to
third]; Bogar reached on a fielder's choice [Berkman scored,
Truby to third, Bogar to second (error by Morris)]; Slusarski
grounded out (catcher to first) [Truby scored, Bogar to third];
Lugo grounded out (third to first); 6 R, 6 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Pirates 7, Astros 16.

PIRATES 9TH: HIDALGO CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); BARKER
REPLACED ALOU (PLAYING CF); Kendall flied to left; Giles singled
to left; Vander Wal struck out; Young forced Giles (third to
second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 7, Astros 16.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Pirates          7  12   3    7
 Astros          16  19   0    6


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