Houston Astros 8, Milwaukee Brewers 6
Regular Season Game 157
Played on Monday, September 23, 2002 (N) at Minute Maid Park

MIL N    0  0  0    3  1  0    0  2  0  -   6 10  1
HOU N    1  1  1    1  0  4    0  0  x  -   8  8  1
Milwaukee Brewers            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Young 2b                      4   0   0   0       1   0       1   1
Ginter 3b                     4   0   0   0       1   1       1   1
Hammonds cf                   5   1   2   0       0   2       4   0
Sexson 1b                     5   1   1   1       0   3       9   1
Stairs lf                     4   2   3   0       0   1       3   0
Hernandez ss                  3   2   2   2       1   0       1   4
Rushford rf                   4   0   1   1       0   1       1   0
Machado c                     4   0   1   0       0   1       3   0
  Hall pr                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Fabregas c                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Rusch p                       2   0   0   0       0   2       0   2
  Matthews p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Cabrera p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Harris ph                   1   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
  de los Santos p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   6  10   5       3  11      24  10

FIELDING - 
E: Rusch (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Sexson (36,off Stone); Stairs (15,off Dotel); Hernandez (23,off Dotel).
SH: Rusch (13,off Mlicki).
GDP: Hernandez (18,off Mlicki).
IBB: Hernandez (5,by Robertson).
Team LOB: 7.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hunter cf                     4   1   0   1       1   1       3   0
Biggio lf                     5   1   0   0       0   0       1   0
Loretta 2b                    3   1   2   1       0   0       3   1
  Puffer p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ensberg ph                  0   0   0   1       1   0       0   0
  Gordon p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Dotel p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wagner p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Bagwell 1b                    3   0   1   2       1   1       8   0
Vizcaino 3b,2b                4   0   1   1       0   0       0   2
Lane rf                       3   2   1   1       1   0       1   0
Zaun c                        3   1   2   0       1   0      11   0
Everett ss                    4   1   1   0       0   0       0   5
Mlicki p                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Zinter ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Stone p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Robertson p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Blum 3b                     1   1   0   0       1   1       0   2
Totals                       32   8   8   7       6   3      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Everett-Loretta-Bagwell.
E: Everett (5).

BATTING - 
HR: Loretta (4,1st inning off Rusch 0 on 2 out); Lane (3,2nd inning off Rusch
0 on 1 out).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Loretta (1,2nd base by Rusch/Machado).

PITCHING
Milwaukee Brewers            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Rusch L(10-15)                5     7   7   4   4   1   2  26
Matthews                      0.2   0   1   1   2   1   0   4
Cabrera                       1.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   5
de los Santos                 1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        8     8   8   4*  6   3   2  38

* - Team earned runs does not equal the composite totals for all pitchers due to instances in which provisions of Section 10.18 (i) of the Scoring rules were applied.
Rusch faced 3 batters in the 6th inning

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Mlicki                        4     5   3   2   2   4   0  19
Stone                         0.1   2   1   1   0   0   0   3
Robertson                     0.2   0   0   0   1   2   0   3
Puffer W(3-3)                 1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Gordon                        1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Dotel                         1     3   2   2   0   0   0   6
Wagner SV(34)                 1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Totals                        9    10   6   5   3  11   0  40

WP: Dotel (2).
IBB: Robertson (3,Hernandez).

Umpires: HP - CB Bucknor, 1B - Mark Carlson, 2B - John Hirschbeck, 3B - Wally Bell
Time of Game: 2:50   Attendance: 23742


Starting Lineups:

   Milwaukee Brewers             Houston Astros           
1. Young               2b        Hunter              cf
2. Ginter              3b        Biggio              lf
3. Hammonds            cf        Loretta             2b
4. Sexson              1b        Bagwell             1b
5. Stairs              lf        Vizcaino            3b
6. Hernandez           ss        Lane                rf
7. Rushford            rf        Zaun                c
8. Machado             c         Everett             ss
9. Rusch               p         Mlicki              p

BREWERS 1ST: Young grounded out (shortstop to first); Ginter
walked; Hammonds was called out on strikes; Sexson struck out; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Brewers 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Hunter flied to center; Biggio grounded out (pitcher
to first); Loretta homered; Bagwell struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Brewers 0, Astros 1.

BREWERS 2ND: Stairs singled to right; Hernandez grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Stairs out at
second]; Rushford flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Brewers 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Vizcaino flied to right; Lane homered; Zaun singled
to center; Everett forced Zaun (shortstop to second); Mlicki
grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Brewers
0, Astros 2.

BREWERS 3RD: Machado struck out; Rusch struck out; Young walked;
Ginter grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Brewers 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Hunter walked; Biggio flied to left; Loretta flied
to left; Bagwell walked [Hunter to second]; Vizcaino singled to
right [Hunter scored, Bagwell to third]; Lane flied to center; 1
R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Brewers 0, Astros 3.

BREWERS 4TH: Hammonds singled to left; Sexson forced Hammonds
(third to second); Stairs singled [Sexson to third]; Hernandez
singled to right [Sexson scored, Stairs to second]; Rushford
singled to center [Stairs scored, Hernandez to second]; Machado
reached on an error by Everett [Hernandez scored (unearned) (no
RBI), Rushford to second]; Rusch out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [Rushford to third, Machado to second];
Young flied to left; 3 R (2 ER), 4 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Brewers 3,
Astros 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Zaun walked; Everett singled [Zaun to third]; ZINTER
BATTED FOR MLICKI; Zinter grounded out (third to first) [Everett
to second]; Hunter grounded out (shortstop to first) [Zaun
scored, Everett to third]; Biggio grounded out (shortstop to
first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Brewers 3, Astros 4.

BREWERS 5TH: STONE REPLACED ZINTER (PITCHING); Ginter grounded
out (third to first); Hammonds singled to right; Sexson doubled
[Hammonds scored]; ROBERTSON REPLACED STONE (PITCHING); Stairs
struck out; Hernandez was walked intentionally; Rushford struck
out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Brewers 4, Astros 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Loretta singled to right; Bagwell lined to center;
Loretta was picked off and caught stealing second (pitcher to
first to shortstop); Vizcaino popped to first in foul territory;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Brewers 4, Astros 4.

BREWERS 6TH: BLUM REPLACED ROBERTSON (PLAYING 3B); VIZCAINO
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 2B); PUFFER REPLACED LORETTA
(PITCHING); Machado grounded out (third to first); Rusch struck
out; Young grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Brewers 4, Astros 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Lane walked; On a bunt Zaun singled to first [Lane
to second]; On a bunt Everett reached on an error by Rusch [Lane
scored (unearned) (no RBI), Zaun to third, Everett to second];
MATTHEWS REPLACED RUSCH (PITCHING); Blum walked; Hunter struck
out; Biggio forced Zaun (pitcher to catcher) [Everett to third,
Blum to second]; ENSBERG BATTED FOR PUFFER; Ensberg walked
[Everett scored (unearned), Blum to third, Biggio to second];
CABRERA REPLACED MATTHEWS (PITCHING); Bagwell singled to left
[Blum scored (unearned), Biggio scored (unearned, but earned for
the pitcher), Ensberg to second]; Vizcaino popped to first in
foul territory; 4 R (1 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Brewers 4, Astros
8.

BREWERS 7TH: GORDON REPLACED ENSBERG (PITCHING); Ginter struck
out; Hammonds grounded out (third to first); Sexson struck out;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Brewers 4, Astros 8.

ASTROS 7TH: Lane flied to left; Zaun lined to third; Everett
popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Brewers 4, Astros 8.

BREWERS 8TH: DOTEL REPLACED GORDON (PITCHING); Stairs doubled to
left; Hernandez doubled [Stairs scored]; Rushford flied to
right; Machado singled to left [Hernandez to third]; HARRIS
BATTED FOR CABRERA; HALL RAN FOR MACHADO; Dotel threw a wild
pitch [Hall to second]; Harris grounded out (shortstop to first)
[Hernandez scored, Hall to third]; Young flied to center; 2 R, 3
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Brewers 6, Astros 8.

ASTROS 8TH: FABREGAS REPLACED HALL (PLAYING C ); DE LOS SANTOS
REPLACED HARRIS (PITCHING); Blum struck out; Hunter flied to
center; Biggio grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Brewers 6, Astros 8.

BREWERS 9TH: WAGNER REPLACED DOTEL (PITCHING); Ginter flied to
center; Hammonds struck out; Sexson was called out on strikes; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Brewers 6, Astros 8.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Brewers          6  10   1    7
 Astros           8   8   1    6


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