Houston Astros 5, Pittsburgh Pirates 1
Regular Season Game 128
Played on Friday, August 24, 2001 (N) at PNC Park

HOU N    2  0  0    1  0  0    2  0  0  -   5  7  0
PIT N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   1  7  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     4   1   1   0       1   1       3   1
Vizcaino ss                   4   1   2   0       0   0       1   1
Bagwell 1b                    3   2   1   0       2   0       1   1
Berkman lf                    3   0   0   0       2   0       5   0
Alou rf                       4   0   0   1       1   0       1   0
  Barker cf                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Hidalgo cf,rf                 4   1   1   1       0   1       2   0
Truby 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ausmus c                      3   0   1   0       1   0      13   0
Oswalt p                      4   0   1   1       0   0       1   1
  Dotel p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   5   7   3       7   2      27   4

BATTING - 
2B: Vizcaino (2,off Olivares); Hidalgo (23,off Olivares).
SH: Vizcaino (8,off Anderson).
HBP: Hidalgo (14,by Anderson).
GDP: Berkman (7,off Anderson); Alou (14,off Olivares).
IBB: Bagwell (5,by Anderson); Ausmus (4,by Anderson); Alou (10,by Anderson).
Team LOB: 10.

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Matthews cf                   4   0   1   0       0   1       3   0
J. Wilson ss                  3   0   1   0       0   0       2   4
Giles lf                      4   0   0   0       0   4       0   0
Ramirez 3b                    4   1   1   1       0   0       1   3
Kendall c                     2   0   2   0       1   0       2   1
Young 1b                      4   0   0   0       0   1      15   1
Mackowiak rf                  4   0   2   0       0   0       2   0
Nunez 2b                      4   0   0   0       0   3       1   6
Anderson p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hyzdu ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Olivares p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Osik ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wilkins p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  C. Wilson ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   1   7   1       1  10      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. J. Wilson-Young, J. Wilson-Young.
E: Ramirez 2 (21).
PB: Kendall (6).

BATTING - 
2B: Matthews (12,off Oswalt).
HR: Ramirez (26,9th inning off Oswalt 0 on 0 out).
SH: J. Wilson (9,off Oswalt).
HBP: Kendall (16,by Oswalt).
Team LOB: 8.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Oswalt W(11-2)                8     6   1   1   1   9   1  32
Dotel                         1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                        9     7   1   1   1  10   1  36

Oswalt faced 2 batters in the 9th inning
WP: Dotel (4).
HBP: Oswalt (4,Kendall).

Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Anderson L(6-15)              5     3   3   2   6   0   0  25
Olivares                      2     2   2   0   1   0   0   9
Wilkins                       2     2   0   0   0   2   0   8
Totals                        9     7   5   2   7   2   0  42

WP: Anderson (5).
BK: Olivares (1).
HBP: Anderson (6,Hidalgo).
IBB: Anderson 3 (12,Bagwell,Ausmus,Alou).

Umpires: HP - Lance Barksdale, 1B - Rick Reed, 2B - Dave Phillips, 3B - Mark Wegner
Time of Game: 2:39   Attendance: 37324


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Pittsburgh Pirates       
1. Biggio              2b        Matthews            cf
2. Vizcaino            ss        J. Wilson           ss
3. Bagwell             1b        Giles               lf
4. Berkman             lf        Ramirez             3b
5. Alou                rf        Kendall             c
6. Hidalgo             cf        Young               1b
7. Truby               3b        Mackowiak           rf
8. Ausmus              c         Nunez               2b
9. Oswalt              p         Anderson            p

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio singled; Vizcaino out on a sacrifice bunt
(catcher to first) [Biggio to second]; Bagwell was walked
intentionally; Berkman walked [Biggio to third, Bagwell to
second]; Kendall allowed a passed ball [Biggio scored, Bagwell
to third, Berkman to second]; Alou grounded out (second to
first) [Bagwell scored (unearned), Berkman to third]; Hidalgo
flied to center; 2 R (1 ER), 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates
0.

PIRATES 1ST: Matthews doubled to left; J. Wilson out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Matthews to third]; Giles
struck out; Ramirez popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Truby grounded out (third to first); Ausmus grounded
out (second to first); Oswalt grounded out (shortstop to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Kendall singled; Young struck out; Mackowiak flied
to left; Nunez forced Kendall (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Biggio walked; Vizcaino forced Biggio (third to
second); Bagwell walked [Vizcaino to second]; Berkman grounded
into a double play (shortstop to first) [Bagwell out at second];
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 3RD: Anderson flied to left; Matthews struck out; J.
Wilson flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates
0.

ASTROS 4TH: Alou flied to center; Hidalgo was hit by a pitch;
Anderson threw a wild pitch [Hidalgo to second]; Truby flied to
right [Hidalgo to third]; Ausmus was walked intentionally;
Oswalt singled to right [Hidalgo scored, Ausmus to second];
Biggio grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 3, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 4TH: Giles was called out on strikes; Ramirez grounded
out (second to first); Kendall was hit by a pitch; Young popped
to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Vizcaino singled; Bagwell reached on an error by
Ramirez [Vizcaino to second]; Berkman grounded out (first
unassisted) [Vizcaino to third, Bagwell to second]; Alou was
walked intentionally; Hidalgo popped to first; Truby grounded
out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 3,
Pirates 0.

PIRATES 5TH: Mackowiak singled to left; Nunez struck out; HYZDU
BATTED FOR ANDERSON; Hyzdu struck out; Matthews grounded out
(first to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 6TH: OLIVARES REPLACED HYZDU (PITCHING); Ausmus grounded
out (second to first); Oswalt grounded out (second to first);
Biggio grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 3, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 6TH: J. Wilson singled to right; Giles was called out on
strikes; Ramirez popped to catcher in foul territory; Kendall
singled [J. Wilson to third]; Young popped to catcher in foul
territory; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Vizcaino doubled to left; Bagwell reached on an
error by Ramirez; Olivares balked [Vizcaino to third, Bagwell to
second]; Berkman walked; Alou grounded into a double play
(shortstop to first) [Vizcaino scored (unearned), Bagwell to
third, Berkman out at second]; Hidalgo doubled to right [Bagwell
scored (unearned)]; Truby flied to right; 2 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 5, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 7TH: Mackowiak flied to left; Nunez struck out; OSIK
BATTED FOR OLIVARES; Osik flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 5, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 8TH: WILKINS REPLACED OSIK (PITCHING); Ausmus singled to
left; On a bunt Oswalt made an out to third; Biggio was called
out on strikes; Vizcaino grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 8TH: Matthews flied to left; J. Wilson flied to left;
Giles was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
5, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 9TH: Bagwell singled; Berkman flied to center; Alou
grounded out (third to first) [Bagwell to second]; Hidalgo
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 9TH: HIDALGO CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); BARKER
REPLACED ALOU (PLAYING CF); Ramirez homered; Kendall walked;
DOTEL REPLACED OSWALT (PITCHING); Dotel threw a wild pitch
[Kendall to second]; Young popped to shortstop; Mackowiak
singled [Kendall to third]; Nunez struck out; C. WILSON BATTED
FOR WILKINS; C. Wilson flied to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 5, Pirates 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5   7   0   10
 Pirates          1   7   2    8


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