Houston Astros 10, Pittsburgh Pirates 1
Regular Season Game 158
Played on Wednesday, September 27, 2000 (N) at Three Rivers Stadium

HOU N    2  0  1    0  3  0    0  3  1  -  10 10  1
PIT N    0  1  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  4  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lugo 2b                       4   2   1   0       1   1       2   2
Bogar ss                      4   2   2   1       1   1       1   4
Bagwell 1b                    4   2   1   4       0   0       9   0
  Ensberg ph                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Ward 1b                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Hidalgo cf,lf                 3   2   2   1       1   0       4   0
Alou rf                       3   1   0   0       2   0       1   0
  Cedeno rf                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Berkman lf                    3   0   0   0       1   2       3   0
  Barker pr,cf                1   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Meluskey c                    4   0   1   2       0   2       6   0
Truby 3b                      3   0   2   1       1   1       1   4
McKnight p                    3   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       33  10  10   9       7   8      27  10

FIELDING - 
E: Truby (14).

BATTING - 
2B: Hidalgo 2 (42,off Anderson,off O'Connor); Meluskey (21,off Wallace).
HR: Bogar (7,3rd inning off Anderson 0 on 0 out); Bagwell (46,5th inning off
Anderson 2 on 0 out).
SH: McKnight (1,off Anderson).
HBP: Hidalgo (21,by Wallace).
GDP: Alou (21,off Anderson).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Lugo (20,3rd base off Anderson/Kendall); Bogar (1,2nd base off Anderson/Kendall).
CS: Truby (1,3rd base by Anderson/Kendall).

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
A. Brown cf                   4   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Kendall c                     4   0   1   0       0   1       9   2
Giles lf                      4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Hernandez lf                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Vander Wal rf                 3   1   1   1       0   0       1   0
  Hyzdu rf                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Young 1b                      4   0   1   0       0   1       8   0
Morris 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   2       3   3
Benjamin 3b                   3   0   0   0       1   0       1   2
Meares ss                     4   0   1   0       0   1       1   7
Anderson p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Alex Ramirez ph             1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Skrmetta p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wehner ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wallace p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  O'Connor p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   1   4   1       1   7      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Meares-Morris-Young.

BATTING - 
HR: Vander Wal (24,2nd inning off McKnight 0 on 0 out).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
McKnight W(4-1)               9     4   1   1   1   7   1  35

WP: McKnight (2).

Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Anderson L(5-11)              5     6   6   6   5   3   2  24
Skrmetta                      2     0   0   0   0   3   0   6
Wallace                       0     2   3   3   2   0   0   5
O'Connor                      2     2   1   1   0   2   0   7
Totals                        9    10  10  10   7   8   2  42

Wallace faced 5 batters in the 8th inning
WP: O'Connor (4).
HBP: Wallace (3,Hidalgo).

Umpires: HP - John Hirschbeck, 1B - Charlie Williams, 2B - Mark Wegner, 3B - Jim Reynolds
Time of Game: 2:34   Attendance: 14511


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Lugo walked; Bogar walked [Lugo to second]; Lugo
stole third and Bogar stole second; Bagwell reached on a
fielder's choice [Bogar out at third (shortstop to third to
second to shortstop), Lugo scored, Bagwell to second]; Hidalgo
doubled to right [Bagwell scored]; Alou walked; Berkman flied to
right [Hidalgo to third]; Meluskey struck out; 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 1ST: A. Brown popped to second; Kendall struck out;
Giles grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Truby walked; McKnight out on a sacrifice bunt
(catcher to second) [Truby to second]; Truby was caught stealing
third (catcher to third); Lugo grounded out (first unassisted);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Vander Wal homered; Young struck out; Morris struck
out; Benjamin grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Bogar hit an inside the park homer to center;
Bagwell flied to center; Hidalgo grounded out (third to first);
Alou grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 3, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 3RD: Meares singled; Anderson reached on a fielder's
choice [Meares to second]; A. Brown grounded out (shortstop to
first) [Meares to third, Anderson to second]; Kendall grounded
out (third to first); Giles lined to first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Berkman struck out; Meluskey grounded out (shortstop
to first); Truby singled to center; McKnight forced Truby
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates
1.

PIRATES 4TH: Vander Wal flied to left; Young singled to left;
Morris struck out; Benjamin flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Lugo singled; Bogar singled to center [Lugo to
second]; Bagwell homered [Lugo scored, Bogar scored]; Hidalgo
walked; Alou grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Hidalgo out at second]; Berkman struck out; 3 R, 3 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 5TH: Meares reached on an error by Truby; ALEX RAMIREZ
BATTED FOR ANDERSON; Alex Ramirez was called out on strikes; A.
Brown forced Meares (shortstop to second); Kendall singled [A.
Brown to second]; Giles grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R,
1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 6, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 6TH: SKRMETTA REPLACED ALEX RAMIREZ (PITCHING); Meluskey
struck out; Truby struck out; McKnight grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 6TH: Vander Wal flied to left; Young flied to center;
Morris grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 6, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Lugo flied to center; Bogar was called out on
strikes; Bagwell flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6,
Pirates 1.

PIRATES 7TH: Benjamin flied to right; Meares flied to left;
WEHNER BATTED FOR SKRMETTA; Wehner grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 8TH: WALLACE REPLACED WEHNER (PITCHING); Hidalgo was hit
by a pitch; Alou walked [Hidalgo to second]; Berkman walked
[Hidalgo to third, Alou to second]; BARKER RAN FOR BERKMAN;
Meluskey doubled to right [Hidalgo scored, Alou scored, Barker
to third]; Truby singled to center [Barker scored, Meluskey to
third]; O'CONNOR REPLACED WALLACE (PITCHING); McKnight struck
out; Lugo struck out; Bogar grounded out (second to first); 3 R,
2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 9, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 8TH: HIDALGO CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); BARKER
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); A. Brown grounded out (third to
first); Kendall flied to left; Giles popped to third in foul
territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 9, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 9TH: HERNANDEZ REPLACED GILES (PLAYING LF); HYZDU
REPLACED VANDER WAL (PLAYING RF); ENSBERG BATTED FOR BAGWELL;
Ensberg singled to center; Hidalgo doubled to left [Ensberg out
at home (left to shortstop to catcher), Hidalgo to third (on
throw to home)]; Alou flied to center; O'Connor threw a wild
pitch [Hidalgo scored]; Barker grounded out (shortstop to
first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 10, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 9TH: WARD REPLACED ENSBERG (PLAYING 1B); CEDENO REPLACED
ALOU (PLAYING RF); Hyzdu struck out but advanced to first on a
wild pitch; Young flied to left; Morris forced Hyzdu (second to
shortstop); Benjamin walked [Morris to second]; Meares struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 10, Pirates 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros          10  10   1    5
 Pirates          1   4   0    7


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