Pittsburgh Pirates 5, Houston Astros 4
Regular Season Game 91
Played on Monday, July 15, 2002 (N) at Minute Maid Park

PIT N    0  0  0    0  2  0    1  0  2  -   5  7  0
HOU N    2  0  0    2  0  0    0  0  0  -   4  9  0
Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Kendall c                     4   0   0   0       1   1       0   0
J. Wilson ss                  2   3   1   0       2   0       2   2
Giles lf                      3   1   1   0       1   1       3   0
Ramirez 3b                    4   1   2   3       1   0       2   0
  M. Williams p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Mackowiak cf                  4   0   1   2       0   2       3   0
  Hermansen ph,cf             1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Young 1b                      4   0   1   0       0   0      10   1
C. Wilson rf                  4   0   0   0       0   3       5   0
Reese 2b                      4   0   1   0       0   1       1   5
Benson p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Nunez ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Villone p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Hyzdu ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Lowe p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Benjamin 3b                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   5   7   5       5  10      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. J. Wilson-Reese-Young, Young-J. Wilson-Young.

BATTING - 
2B: Reese (11,off Cruz); Giles (19,off Borbon).
HR: Ramirez (7,9th inning off Wagner 1 on 2 out).
SH: J. Wilson (10,off Cruz).
HBP: Giles (6,by Dotel).
Team LOB: 9.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lugo ss                       4   1   1   0       0   0       2   4
Biggio 2b                     4   1   1   1       0   0       4   2
Berkman cf,lf                 3   0   1   1       1   0       2   0
Bagwell 1b                    3   0   0   0       2   0       8   0
Ward lf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Wagner p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Merced rf                     2   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Hidalgo ph,rf               2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Blum 3b                       3   1   3   2       1   0       1   2
Ausmus c                      3   0   0   0       1   0       9   0
Cruz p                        0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Zinter ph                   1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Puffer p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Borbon p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Stone p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Dotel p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wesson cf                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Vizcaino ph                 1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   4   9   4       5   0      27  11

BATTING - 
2B: Lugo (10,off Benson); Blum (15,off Benson).
3B: Biggio (2,off Benson).
HR: Blum (5,4th inning off Benson 1 on 0 out).
SH: Lugo (2,off M. Williams).
SF: Berkman (3,off Benson).
HBP: Biggio (14,by Villone).
GDP: Lugo (6,off Benson); Berkman (6,off Villone).
IBB: Blum (2,by Lowe); Berkman (17,by M. Williams).
Team LOB: 9.

PITCHING
Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Benson                        5     7   4   4   2   0   1  23
Villone                       2     1   0   0   0   0   0   7
Lowe W(4-2)                   1     0   0   0   2   0   0   5
M. Williams SV(28)            1     1   0   0   1   0   0   5
Totals                        9     9   4   4   5   0   1  40

HBP: Villone (4,Biggio).
IBB: Lowe (6,Blum); M. Williams (2,Berkman).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Cruz                          2     1   0   0   1   3   0   9
Puffer                        2.1   1   1   1   3   0   0  11
Borbon                        0.1   2   1   1   0   0   0   3
Stone                         1.2   0   1   1   1   1   0   6
Dotel                         1.2   1   0   0   0   4   0   7
Wagner L(2-2)                 1     2   2   2   0   2   1   5
Totals                        9     7   5   5   5  10   1  41

WP: Cruz 2 (2).
HBP: Dotel (4,Giles).

Umpires: HP - Doug Eddings, 1B - John Shulock, 2B - Mike Everitt, 3B - Chris Guccione
Time of Game: 3:01   Attendance: 29204


Starting Lineups:

   Pittsburgh Pirates            Houston Astros           
1. Kendall             c         Lugo                ss
2. J. Wilson           ss        Biggio              2b
3. Giles               lf        Berkman             cf
4. Ramirez             3b        Bagwell             1b
5. Mackowiak           cf        Ward                lf
6. Young               1b        Merced              rf
7. C. Wilson           rf        Blum                3b
8. Reese               2b        Ausmus              c
9. Benson              p         Cruz                p

PIRATES 1ST: Kendall walked; J. Wilson out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to first) [Kendall to second]; Giles was called out on
strikes; Cruz threw a wild pitch [Kendall to third]; Ramirez
lined to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Lugo doubled to left; Biggio tripled to center [Lugo
scored]; Berkman hit a sacrifice fly to center [Biggio scored];
Bagwell lined to third; Ward popped to shortstop; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 2.

PIRATES 2ND: Mackowiak struck out but advanced to first on a
wild pitch; Young flied to center; C. Wilson struck out; Reese
doubled [Mackowiak to third]; Benson popped to second; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Merced flied to left; Blum doubled to right; Ausmus
walked; ZINTER BATTED FOR CRUZ; Zinter singled to right [Blum to
third, Ausmus to second]; Lugo grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Zinter out at second]; 0 R, 2 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 2.

PIRATES 3RD: PUFFER REPLACED ZINTER (PITCHING); Kendall grounded
out (shortstop to first); J. Wilson flied to left; Giles walked;
Ramirez walked [Giles to second]; Mackowiak forced Ramirez
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros
2.

ASTROS 3RD: Biggio grounded out (first unassisted); Berkman
flied to right; Bagwell walked; Ward flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 2.

PIRATES 4TH: Young singled to right; C. Wilson forced Young
(shortstop to second); Reese forced C. Wilson (second to
shortstop); Benson grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Merced singled to center; Blum homered [Merced
scored]; Ausmus grounded out (second to first); Puffer grounded
out (second to first); Lugo flied to center; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 4.

PIRATES 5TH: Kendall grounded out (pitcher to first); J. Wilson
walked; BORBON REPLACED PUFFER (PITCHING); Giles doubled to
right [J. Wilson to third]; Ramirez popped to shortstop;
Mackowiak singled [J. Wilson scored, Giles scored]; STONE
REPLACED BORBON (PITCHING); Young popped to second; 2 R, 2 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Biggio flied to right; Berkman singled to right;
Bagwell flied to center; Ward grounded out (first unassisted); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 4.

PIRATES 6TH: C. Wilson struck out; Reese grounded out (pitcher
to first); NUNEZ BATTED FOR BENSON; Nunez grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 4.

ASTROS 6TH: HIDALGO BATTED FOR MERCED; VILLONE REPLACED NUNEZ
(PITCHING); Hidalgo flied to left; Blum singled to left; Ausmus
flied to right; Stone flied to right in foul territory; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 4.

PIRATES 7TH: HIDALGO STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); Kendall
grounded out (third to first); J. Wilson walked; DOTEL REPLACED
STONE (PITCHING); Giles was hit by a pitch [J. Wilson to
second]; Ramirez singled to left [J. Wilson scored, Giles to
second]; Mackowiak struck out; Young flied to center; 1 R, 1 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 4.

ASTROS 7TH: Lugo lined to pitcher; Biggio was hit by a pitch;
Berkman grounded into a double play (first to shortstop to
first) [Biggio out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 3,
Astros 4.

PIRATES 8TH: C. Wilson struck out; Reese struck out; HYZDU
BATTED FOR VILLONE; Hyzdu struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Pirates 3, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: LOWE REPLACED HYZDU (PITCHING); Bagwell walked; Ward
grounded out (second to first) [Bagwell to second]; Hidalgo
flied to left; Blum was walked intentionally; Ausmus forced
Bagwell (third unassisted) [Blum to second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 4.

PIRATES 9TH: BERKMAN CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); WESSON
REPLACED DOTEL (PLAYING CF); WAGNER REPLACED WARD (PITCHING);
Kendall struck out; Debut game for Barry Wesson; J.
Wilson singled to center; Giles grounded out (second to first)
[J. Wilson to second]; Ramirez homered [J. Wilson scored];
HERMANSEN BATTED FOR MACKOWIAK; Hermansen was called out on
strikes; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 5, Astros 4.

ASTROS 9TH: HERMANSEN STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); BENJAMIN
REPLACED LOWE (PLAYING 3B); VIZCAINO BATTED FOR WESSON; M.
WILLIAMS REPLACED RAMIREZ (PITCHING); Vizcaino singled to
center; Lugo out on a sacrifice bunt (first unassisted)
[Vizcaino to second]; Biggio grounded out (second to first)
[Vizcaino to third]; Berkman was walked intentionally; Bagwell
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates
5, Astros 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Pirates          5   7   0    9
 Astros           4   9   0    9


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