Houston Astros 8, Pittsburgh Pirates 0
Regular Season Game 101
Played on Thursday, July 25, 2002 (D) at Minute Maid Park

PIT N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  6  1
HOU N    3  0  0    5  0  0    0  0  x  -   8  9  0
Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Kendall c                     3   0   2   0       0   0       4   1
  Osik c                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
J. Wilson ss                  4   0   0   0       0   2       2   5
Giles lf                      3   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Manzanillo p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Benjamin ph                 1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Ramirez 3b                    4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Mackowiak rf                  3   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Young 1b                      3   0   0   0       0   0      10   0
  C. Wilson 1b                0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Hyzdu cf,lf                   3   0   0   0       0   2       2   0
Reese 2b                      3   0   1   0       0   0       1   2
Benson p                      1   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
  Villone p                   1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Hermansen cf                1   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Totals                       31   0   6   0       0   6      24  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Benson-J. Wilson-Young.
E: Benson (2).

BATTING - 
GDP: Kendall (7,off Saarloos); J. Wilson (5,off Saarloos).
Team LOB: 4.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lugo ss                       3   2   1   1       1   1       2   4
Biggio 2b                     4   2   3   0       0   1       1   2
Berkman cf                    4   0   0   0       0   2       2   0
Bagwell 1b                    4   1   2   5       0   0      14   1
Ward lf                       2   0   0   0       2   0       1   0
Merced rf                     4   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Blum 3b                       4   1   1   0       0   0       1   2
Ausmus c                      3   1   1   2       1   0       6   0
Saarloos p                    2   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
Totals                       30   8   9   8       4   4      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Biggio-Lugo-Bagwell, Lugo-Biggio-Bagwell.

BATTING - 
2B: Ausmus (11,off Benson); Biggio (28,off Benson).
HR: Bagwell (17,1st inning off Benson 2 on 1 out).
SH: Saarloos 2 (2,off Benson 2).
GDP: Merced (3,off Benson).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Biggio (11,2nd base off Benson/Kendall).

PITCHING
Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Benson L(3-5)                 3.2   9   8   8   3   2   1  22
Villone                       2.1   0   0   0   1   2   0   8
Manzanillo                    2     0   0   0   0   0   0   6
Totals                        8     9   8   8   4   4   1  36

WP: Benson (2).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Saarloos W(2-2)               9     6   0   0   0   6   0  31


Umpires: HP - Ed Montague, 1B - Hunter Wendelstedt, 2B - Jerry Layne, 3B - Lance Barksdale
Time of Game: 2:15   Attendance: 26027


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           rf        Ward                lf
6. Young               1b        Merced              rf
7. Hyzdu               cf        Blum                3b
8. Reese               2b        Ausmus              c
9. Benson              p         Saarloos            p

PIRATES 1ST: Kendall singled to center; J. Wilson struck out;
Giles forced Kendall (first to shortstop); Ramirez struck out; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Lugo walked; Biggio singled [Lugo to second];
Berkman flied to center [Lugo to third]; Benson threw a wild
pitch [Biggio to second]; Bagwell homered [Lugo scored, Biggio
scored]; Ward walked; Merced grounded into a double play
(pitcher to shortstop to first) [Ward out at second]; 3 R, 2 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 3.

PIRATES 2ND: Mackowiak grounded out (first unassisted); Young
lined to center; Hyzdu struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Pirates 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 2ND: Blum lined to center; Ausmus walked; Saarloos out on
a sacrifice bunt (catcher to first) [Ausmus to second]; Lugo
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Pirates 0, Astros 3.

PIRATES 3RD: Reese grounded out (pitcher to first); Benson
singled to center; Kendall grounded into a double play (second
to shortstop to first) [Benson out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Biggio singled to left; Berkman struck out; Biggio
stole second; Bagwell grounded out (shortstop to first); Biggio
was picked off second but was safe on an error by Benson [Biggio
to third]; Ward popped to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Pirates 0, Astros 3.

PIRATES 4TH: J. Wilson struck out; Giles grounded out (first
unassisted); Ramirez grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Merced singled to center; Blum singled to left
[Merced to third]; Ausmus doubled [Merced scored, Blum scored];
Saarloos out on a sacrifice bunt (first unassisted) [Ausmus to
third]; Lugo singled to left [Ausmus scored]; Biggio doubled to
right [Lugo to third]; Berkman struck out; Bagwell singled to
left [Lugo scored, Biggio scored]; VILLONE REPLACED BENSON
(PITCHING); Ward walked [Bagwell to second]; Merced grounded out
(second to first); 5 R, 6 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 8.

PIRATES 5TH: Mackowiak was called out on strikes; Young popped
to third in foul territory; Hyzdu struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 8.

ASTROS 5TH: Blum grounded out (second to first); Ausmus grounded
out (shortstop to first); Saarloos grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 8.

PIRATES 6TH: Reese grounded out (pitcher to first); Villone
singled to right; Kendall singled to right [Villone to second];
J. Wilson grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Kendall out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates
0, Astros 8.

ASTROS 6TH: Lugo struck out; Biggio was called out on strikes;
Berkman popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0,
Astros 8.

PIRATES 7TH: Giles grounded out (first unassisted); Ramirez
grounded out (shortstop to first); Mackowiak grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 8.

ASTROS 7TH: HYZDU CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); HERMANSEN
REPLACED VILLONE (PLAYING CF); OSIK REPLACED KENDALL (PLAYING C
); MANZANILLO REPLACED GILES (PITCHING); Bagwell flied to
center; Ward flied to center; Merced grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 8.

PIRATES 8TH: Young flied to left; Hyzdu grounded out (third to
first); Reese singled to right; Hermansen popped to first; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 8.

ASTROS 8TH: C. WILSON REPLACED YOUNG (PLAYING 1B); Blum flied to
right; Ausmus popped to first; Saarloos grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 8.

PIRATES 9TH: Osik grounded out (pitcher to first); J. Wilson
grounded out (third to first); BENJAMIN BATTED FOR MANZANILLO;
Benjamin singled; Ramirez flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Pirates 0, Astros 8.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Pirates          0   6   1    4
 Astros           8   9   0    4


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