Pittsburgh Pirates 9, Houston Astros 8
Regular Season Game 103
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Saturday, July 28, 2001 (D) at PNC Park

HOU N    0  1  0    0  3  0    0  2  2  -   8 12  0
PIT N    0  1  0    0  0  0    1  0  7  -   9 12  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     5   2   3   0       0   0       2   1
Lugo ss                       4   0   1   1       0   0       1   3
Berkman cf,lf                 5   1   1   1       0   0       5   0
Castilla 3b                   5   3   3   5       0   1       1   1
Alou rf                       4   0   0   0       1   1       3   0
Ward 1b                       3   1   1   0       1   0       3   0
  Hidalgo cf                  1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Eusebio c                     3   0   1   0       1   1       7   0
Merced lf                     3   0   1   1       1   0       2   0
  Jackson p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wagner p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Oswalt p                      3   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  Villone p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bagwell ph,1b               1   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       37   8  12   8       4   5      26   5

BATTING - 
2B: Lugo (14,off Olivares).
HR: Castilla 3 (13,2nd inning off Arroyo 0 on 0 out,5th inning off Arroyo 2
on 1 out,8th inning off Olivares 0 on 0 out).
SH: Lugo (7,off Arroyo).
IBB: Merced (1,by Arroyo).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Merced (1,2nd base by Olivares/Kendall).

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Redman cf                     4   1   1   0       1   0       4   0
J. Wilson ss                  5   1   1   1       0   1       0   3
Kendall c                     4   1   0   0       0   0       5   1
Giles lf                      5   2   3   4       0   0       2   0
Ramirez 3b                    4   1   1   0       0   1       1   3
Vander Wal rf                 4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Young 1b                      3   1   2   2       0   1       8   1
Meares 2b                     4   1   2   2       0   1       4   0
Arroyo p                      2   0   0   0       0   2       1   2
  Morris ph                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  C. Wilson ph                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Olivares p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hyzdu ph                    1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   9  12   9       1   7      27  10

BATTING - 
2B: Giles (30,off Oswalt); Vander Wal (22,off Oswalt); Young (23,off Jackson).
HR: Meares (4,9th inning off Jackson 1 on 2 out); Giles (25,9th inning off
Wagner 3 on 2 out).
SF: Young (3,off Oswalt).
HBP: Kendall (12,by Wagner).
Team LOB: 5.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Oswalt                        6.1   7   2   2   0   6   0  26
Villone                       0.2   0   0   0   0   1   0   2
Jackson                       1.2   4   5   5   1   0   1  10
Wagner L(2-4)                 0     1   2   2   0   0   1   2
Totals                        8.2  12   9   9   1   7   2  40

HBP: Wagner (1,Kendall).

Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Arroyo                        7     7   4   4   2   4   2  30
Olivares W(5-7)               2     5   4   4   2   1   1  12
Totals                        9    12   8   8   4   5   3  42

WP: Arroyo (3).
IBB: Arroyo (3,Merced).

Umpires: HP - John Hirschbeck, 1B - Jay Klemm, 2B - Brian O'Nora, 3B - Bill Welke
Time of Game: 2:30   Attendance: 32977


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Pittsburgh Pirates       
1. Biggio              2b        Redman              cf
2. Lugo                ss        J. Wilson           ss
3. Berkman             cf        Kendall             c
4. Castilla            3b        Giles               lf
5. Alou                rf        Ramirez             3b
6. Ward                1b        Vander Wal          rf
7. Eusebio             c         Young               1b
8. Merced              lf        Meares              2b
9. Oswalt              p         Arroyo              p

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio grounded out (third to first); Lugo flied to
center; Berkman grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 1ST: Redman popped to shortstop; J. Wilson struck out;
Kendall grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 0, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Castilla homered; Alou was called out on strikes;
Ward flied to center; Eusebio grounded out (first unassisted); 1
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Giles doubled; Ramirez struck out; Vander Wal
popped to second; Young singled to left [Giles scored]; Meares
struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Merced singled to right; Oswalt was called out on
strikes; Biggio singled to left [Merced to second]; Lugo flied
to center [Merced to third]; Berkman lined to second; 0 R, 2 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 3RD: Arroyo struck out; Redman grounded out (shortstop
to first); J. Wilson lined to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Castilla flied to left; Alou lined to third; Ward
singled to right; Eusebio walked [Ward to second]; Arroyo threw
a wild pitch [Ward to third, Eusebio to second]; Merced was
walked intentionally; Oswalt flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3
LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 4TH: Kendall flied to center; Giles singled to center;
Ramirez flied to left; Vander Wal grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Biggio singled; Lugo out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to first) [Biggio to second]; Berkman singled to center
[Biggio to third]; Castilla homered [Biggio scored, Berkman
scored]; Alou flied to right; Ward grounded out (third to
first); 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 5TH: Young struck out; Meares flied to right; Arroyo was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Pirates
1.

ASTROS 6TH: Eusebio struck out; Merced grounded out (shortstop
to first); Oswalt struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4,
Pirates 1.

PIRATES 6TH: Redman singled to center; J. Wilson flied to left;
Kendall forced Redman (shortstop to second); Giles flied to
center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Biggio grounded out (shortstop to first); Lugo flied
to left; Berkman grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 4, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 7TH: Ramirez singled; Vander Wal doubled to left
[Ramirez to third]; Young hit a sacrifice fly to center [Ramirez
scored]; Meares singled to right [Vander Wal to third, Meares to
second (on throw to home)]; MORRIS BATTED FOR ARROYO; VILLONE
REPLACED OSWALT (PITCHING); C. WILSON BATTED FOR MORRIS; C.
Wilson was called out on strikes; Redman flied to center; 1 R, 3
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Pirates 2.

ASTROS 8TH: OLIVARES REPLACED C. WILSON (PITCHING); Castilla
homered; Alou flied to right; Ward walked; Eusebio singled to
right [Ward to third]; Merced forced Eusebio (second unassisted)
[Ward scored]; BAGWELL BATTED FOR VILLONE; Merced was caught
stealing second (catcher to second); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 6, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 8TH: BERKMAN CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); HIDALGO
REPLACED WARD (PLAYING CF); BAGWELL STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B);
JACKSON REPLACED MERCED (PITCHING); J. Wilson flied to right;
Kendall grounded out (third to first); Giles popped to third in
foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Pirates 2.

ASTROS 9TH: Bagwell singled to center; Biggio singled to right
[Bagwell to second]; Lugo doubled to right [Bagwell scored,
Biggio to third]; Berkman grounded out (shortstop to first)
[Biggio scored, Lugo to third]; Castilla struck out; Alou
walked; Hidalgo forced Alou (third to second); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 8, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 9TH: Ramirez flied to left; Vander Wal flied to center;
Young doubled to left; Meares homered [Young scored]; HYZDU
BATTED FOR OLIVARES; Hyzdu singled to left; Redman walked [Hyzdu
to second]; J. Wilson singled to left [Hyzdu scored, Redman to
second]; WAGNER REPLACED JACKSON (PITCHING); Kendall was hit by
a pitch [Redman to third, J. Wilson to second]; Giles homered
[Redman scored, J. Wilson scored, Kendall scored]; 7 R, 5 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 8, Pirates 9.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           8  12   0    7
 Pirates          9  12   0    5


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