Houston Astros 8, Minnesota Twins 3
Regular Season Game 63
Played on Thursday, June 14, 2001 (N) at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome

HOU N    0  0  0    0  1  3    4  0  0  -   8 16  0
MIN A    0  0  0    0  2  1    0  0  0  -   3  9  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     4   1   1   0       1   1       2   4
Vizcaino ss                   4   1   2   0       0   0       4   4
Bagwell 1b                    4   1   1   0       1   1       8   1
Berkman cf,lf                 5   2   4   6       0   0       4   0
Alou rf                       5   1   2   0       0   1       1   1
Ward dh                       4   0   1   1       0   1       0   0
Castilla 3b                   4   1   2   1       0   0       0   1
Merced lf                     4   1   3   0       0   0       2   0
  Barker cf                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ausmus c                      3   0   0   0       0   1       6   0
Oswalt p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  J. Powell p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Dotel p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Jackson p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   8  16   8       2   5      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Alou-Vizcaino.

BATTING - 
2B: Bagwell (13,off Mays); Merced (1,off Mays); Biggio (14,off Mays); Alou
(14,off Mays).
HR: Castilla (5,5th inning off Mays 0 on 2 out); Berkman 2 (16,6th inning off
Mays 1 on 2 out,7th inning off Carrasco 3 on 2 out).
SH: Vizcaino (2,off Mays); Ausmus (3,off Carrasco).
GDP: Castilla (5,off Mays); Biggio (6,off Mays); Alou (5,off Rincon).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Berkman (4,2nd base by Mays/Pierzynski).

Minnesota Twins              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
McCracken dh                  4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Guzman ss                     4   1   1   0       0   2       3   6
Lawton rf                     4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Koskie 3b                     3   0   0   1       0   0       0   4
Mientkiewicz 1b               4   1   2   0       0   1       9   1
Hunter cf                     3   1   0   0       0   2       1   0
J. Jones lf                   4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Rivas 2b                      3   0   1   1       0   0       5   2
Pierzynski c                  3   0   3   1       0   0       6   1
Mays p                        0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Carrasco p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cressend p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Rincon p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   3   9   3       0   6      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Guzman-Mientkiewicz, Guzman-Rivas-Mientkiewicz, Guzman-Rivas-Mientkiewicz.

BATTING - 
2B: Mientkiewicz (16,off Oswalt).
SF: Rivas (4,off Oswalt); Koskie (3,off Oswalt).
HBP: Hunter (3,by Oswalt).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Lawton (5,2nd base by Oswalt/Ausmus).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Oswalt W(4-1)                 6     7   3   3   0   4   0  24
J. Powell                     1     2   0   0   0   0   0   5
Dotel                         1.2   0   0   0   0   2   0   5
Jackson                       0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        9     9   3   3   0   6   0  35

HBP: Oswalt (2,Hunter).

Minnesota Twins              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Mays L(8-4)                   6    10   4   4   0   1   2  25
Carrasco                      1     3   4   4   1   2   1   7
Cressend                      1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Rincon                        1     2   0   0   1   1   0   5
Totals                        9    16   8   8   2   5   3  41


Umpires: HP - Marvin Hudson, 1B - Tim Welke, 2B - Gary Cederstrom, 3B - Dan Iassogna
Ejections: Charlie Hayes by Marvin Hudson [Brawl]
Time of Game: 2:40   Attendance: 15601


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Minnesota Twins          
1. Biggio              2b        McCracken           dh
2. Vizcaino            ss        Guzman              ss
3. Bagwell             1b        Lawton              rf
4. Berkman             cf        Koskie              3b
5. Alou                rf        Mientkiewicz        1b
6. Ward                dh        Hunter              cf
7. Castilla            3b        J. Jones            lf
8. Merced              lf        Rivas               2b
9. Ausmus              c         Pierzynski          c
   Oswalt              p         Mays                p

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio grounded out (shortstop to first); Vizcaino
lined to shortstop; Bagwell doubled to left; Berkman grounded
out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Twins 0.

TWINS 1ST: McCracken struck out; Guzman was called out on
strikes; Lawton grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Twins 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Alou singled to right; Ward forced Alou (third to
second); Castilla grounded into a double play (shortstop to
first) [Ward out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Twins 0.

TWINS 2ND: Koskie grounded out (second to first); Mientkiewicz
lined to shortstop; Hunter struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Twins 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Merced singled to center; Ausmus flied to right;
Biggio grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Merced out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Twins 0.

TWINS 3RD: J. Jones grounded out (shortstop to first); Rivas
grounded out (second to first); Pierzynski singled to center;
McCracken lined to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Twins 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Vizcaino grounded out (pitcher unassisted); Bagwell
flied to center; Berkman singled to right; Berkman was caught
stealing second (catcher to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Twins 0.

TWINS 4TH: Guzman struck out; Lawton grounded out (shortstop to
first); Koskie grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Twins 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Alou flied to left; Ward struck out; Castilla
homered; Merced doubled to right; Ausmus grounded out (shortstop
to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Twins 0.

TWINS 5TH: Mientkiewicz doubled to right; Hunter was hit by a
pitch; Astros Charlie Hayes ejected by HP umpire Marvin
Hudson; J. Jones singled to right [Mientkiewicz to third,
Hunter to second]; Rivas sacrifice flied into a double play to
right [Mientkiewicz scored, Hunter to third, J. Jones out at
second (right to shortstop)]; Pierzynski singled [Hunter
scored]; McCracken flied to left; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
1, Twins 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Biggio doubled to left; Vizcaino out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to first) [Biggio to third]; Bagwell reached on a
fielder's choice [Biggio out at home (third to catcher)];
Berkman homered [Bagwell scored]; Alou doubled to left; Ward
singled to right [Alou scored]; Castilla forced Ward (third to
second); 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Twins 2.

TWINS 6TH: Guzman singled to center; Lawton singled to right
[Guzman to third]; Koskie hit a sacrifice fly to center [Guzman
scored]; Lawton was picked off and caught stealing second
(pitcher to shortstop to first to second); Mientkiewicz singled;
Hunter forced Mientkiewicz (shortstop to second); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 4, Twins 3.

ASTROS 7TH: CARRASCO REPLACED MAYS (PITCHING); Merced singled to
center; Ausmus out on a sacrifice bunt (third to first) [Merced
to second]; Biggio walked; Vizcaino singled to left [Merced to
third, Biggio to second]; Bagwell struck out; Berkman homered
[Merced scored, Biggio scored, Vizcaino scored]; Alou struck
out; 4 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 8, Twins 3.

TWINS 7TH: J. POWELL REPLACED OSWALT (PITCHING); J. Jones flied
to center; Rivas singled to center; Pierzynski singled to left
[Rivas to second]; McCracken forced Pierzynski (shortstop
unassisted) [Rivas to third]; Guzman flied to left; 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 8, Twins 3.

ASTROS 8TH: CRESSEND REPLACED CARRASCO (PITCHING); Ward grounded
out (shortstop to first); Castilla singled to center; Merced
forced Castilla (first to shortstop); Ausmus was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 8, Twins 3.

TWINS 8TH: BERKMAN CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); BARKER
REPLACED MERCED (PLAYING CF); DOTEL REPLACED J. POWELL
(PITCHING); Lawton grounded out (first unassisted); Koskie flied
to left; Mientkiewicz struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
8, Twins 3.

ASTROS 9TH: RINCON REPLACED CRESSEND (PITCHING); Biggio was
called out on strikes; Vizcaino singled to center; Bagwell
walked [Vizcaino to second]; Berkman singled to right [Vizcaino
to third, Bagwell to second]; Alou grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Berkman out at second]; 0 R, 2
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 8, Twins 3.

TWINS 9TH: Hunter struck out; J. Jones lined to shortstop;
JACKSON REPLACED DOTEL (PITCHING); Rivas grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 8, Twins 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           8  16   0    6
 Twins            3   9   0    5


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