Houston Astros 3, Pittsburgh Pirates 2
Regular Season Game 101
Played on Thursday, July 26, 2001 (N) at PNC Park

HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  0    1  1  0  -   3  6  2
PIT N    0  1  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  6  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     3   1   1   1       1   0       3   1
Vizcaino ss                   3   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Bagwell 1b                    4   0   1   1       0   2       7   1
Berkman lf                    4   0   1   0       0   3       2   0
Alou rf                       3   1   1   1       0   1       1   1
Hidalgo cf                    3   0   1   0       0   1       6   0
Castilla 3b                   2   0   0   0       0   1       2   3
Ausmus c                      2   0   0   0       0   0       5   1
Mlicki p                      2   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
  Merced ph                   1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Jackson p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Wagner p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       27   3   6   3       1  10      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Alou-Bagwell-Castilla.
E: Bagwell (5), Castilla (6).

BATTING - 
HR: Alou (21,7th inning off Schmidt 0 on 2 out).
SH: Vizcaino (5,off Schmidt); Ausmus (5,off Schmidt).
HBP: Castilla (1,by Schmidt).
Team LOB: 1.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Hidalgo (2,2nd base by Schmidt/Kendall).

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Nunez ss                      3   0   0   0       1   0       2   1
Redman cf                     4   0   2   0       0   0       3   1
Kendall c                     4   0   1   0       0   0      12   2
Giles lf                      3   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Ramirez 3b                    4   1   1   0       0   1       0   2
Vander Wal rf                 3   0   0   0       0   1       2   1
  C. Wilson ph                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Young 1b                      3   1   0   0       0   0       4   0
Meares 2b                     4   0   1   1       0   0       3   0
Schmidt p                     3   0   1   0       0   1       0   2
  Manzanillo p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   2   6   1       2   4      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Kendall.

BATTING - 
2B: Redman (2,off Mlicki); Ramirez (26,off Mlicki); Meares (8,off Mlicki).
HBP: Young (7,by Mlicki).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Redman (2,3rd base by Mlicki/Ausmus).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Mlicki W(2-0)                 7     5   2   2   1   3   0  28
Jackson                       1     1   0   0   1   0   0   4
Wagner SV(24)                 1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     6   2   2   2   4   0  35

WP: Mlicki (1).
HBP: Mlicki (1,Young).

Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Schmidt L(6-6)                8     6   3   3   1   8   1  28
Manzanillo                    1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Totals                        9     6   3   3   1  10   1  31

HBP: Schmidt (7,Castilla).

Umpires: HP - Brian O'Nora, 1B - Chuck Meriwether, 2B - Bill Welke, 3B - John Hirschbeck
Time of Game: 2:30   Attendance: 30245


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Pittsburgh Pirates       
1. Biggio              2b        Nunez               ss
2. Vizcaino            ss        Redman              cf
3. Bagwell             1b        Kendall             c
4. Berkman             lf        Giles               lf
5. Alou                rf        Ramirez             3b
6. Hidalgo             cf        Vander Wal          rf
7. Castilla            3b        Young               1b
8. Ausmus              c         Meares              2b
9. Mlicki              p         Schmidt             p

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio popped to second; Vizcaino flied to right;
Bagwell grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 1ST: Nunez flied to left; Redman doubled to right;
Redman was caught stealing third (catcher to third); Kendall
singled; Giles flied to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Pirates 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Berkman singled to right; Alou struck out [Berkman
out at second (catcher unassisted)]; Moises Alou called for
interference; Hidalgo struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Ramirez doubled to left; Vander Wal was called out
on strikes; Young reached on an error by Bagwell (assist by
Castilla); Meares doubled to right [Ramirez scored, Young to
third]; Schmidt was called out on strikes; Nunez walked; Redman
flied to center; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Castilla flied to center; Ausmus flied to right;
Mlicki was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 3RD: Kendall grounded out (shortstop to first); Giles
popped to second; Ramirez struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Biggio walked; Vizcaino out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to first) [Biggio to second]; Bagwell singled to left
[Biggio scored]; Berkman struck out; Alou flied to left; 1 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 4TH: Vander Wal flied to center; Young was hit by a
pitch; Mlicki threw a wild pitch [Young to second]; Meares flied
to center [Young scored (error by Castilla)]; Schmidt singled to
center; Nunez grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Hidalgo singled to center; Castilla struck out;
Hidalgo was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop);
Ausmus popped to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Pirates 2.

PIRATES 5TH: Redman grounded out (pitcher to first); Kendall
lined to shortstop; Giles popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Mlicki struck out; Biggio grounded out (pitcher to
first); Vizcaino grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 6TH: Ramirez grounded out (third to first); Vander Wal
grounded out (first unassisted); Young flied to center; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Bagwell struck out; Berkman struck out; Alou
homered; Hidalgo lined to center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
2, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 7TH: Meares flied to left; Schmidt popped to second;
Nunez popped to catcher; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Pirates 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Castilla was hit by a pitch; Ausmus out on a
sacrifice bunt (third to second) [Castilla to second]; MERCED
BATTED FOR MLICKI; Merced singled to center [Castilla out at
home (center to catcher), Merced to second (on throw to home)];
Biggio singled to right [Merced scored, Biggio out at second
(right to catcher to shortstop)]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
3, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 8TH: JACKSON REPLACED MERCED (PITCHING); Redman singled
to right; Kendall grounded out (pitcher to first) [Redman to
second]; Giles walked; Ramirez flied into a double play (right
to first to third) [Giles to second, Redman out at second]; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 2.

ASTROS 9TH: MANZANILLO REPLACED SCHMIDT (PITCHING); Vizcaino
lined to center; Bagwell struck out; Berkman struck out; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 9TH: WAGNER REPLACED JACKSON (PITCHING); C. WILSON
BATTED FOR VANDER WAL; C. Wilson was called out on strikes;
Young flied to center; Meares grounded out (third to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3   6   2    1
 Pirates          2   6   0    6


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