Houston Astros 7, Milwaukee Brewers 5
Regular Season Game 159
Played on Wednesday, September 25, 2002 (N) at Minute Maid Park

MIL N    3  0  1    0  1  0    0  0  0  -   5  9  0
HOU N    0  0  3    0  3  0    0  1  x  -   7  8  0
Milwaukee Brewers            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Christenson cf                5   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Belliard 2b                   5   1   1   0       0   1       4   3
Ginter 3b                     3   2   2   1       2   0       0   0
Sexson 1b                     4   2   2   2       1   1       6   0
Stairs lf                     2   0   1   0       2   0       1   0
Hernandez ss                  4   0   1   1       0   0       1   4
Machado c                     4   0   1   0       0   2       8   1
Rushford rf                   3   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
Neugebauer p                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Matthews p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  de los Santos p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cabrera p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Harris ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Durocher p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Fabregas ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  King p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       33   5   9   4       6   6      24   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Hernandez-Belliard-Sexson, Hernandez-Belliard-Sexson.

BATTING - 
2B: Ginter 2 (9,off Munro 2); Neugebauer (1,off Munro); Hernandez (24,off Cruz).
HR: Sexson (29,1st inning off Munro 1 on 1 out).
SH: Matthews (1,off Puffer).
GDP: Belliard (9,off Munro); Hernandez (19,off Puffer).
Team LOB: 8.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Everett ss                    3   1   0   0       1   2       0   3
Vizcaino 2b                   3   1   1   1       2   0       3   2
Berkman cf,lf                 4   0   0   0       1   2       2   0
Bagwell 1b                    3   1   0   0       1   0       8   2
Ward lf                       3   2   2   4       1   1       0   0
  Lane pr,rf                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Merced rf                     3   0   1   0       1   2       3   0
  Dotel p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wagner p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Blum 3b                       2   0   1   0       2   0       2   3
Chavez c                      3   1   1   0       1   0       7   0
Munro p                       1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Puffer p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Zinter ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cruz p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Ensberg ph                  1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Gordon p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hunter cf                   1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       28   7   8   6      10   7      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Blum-Vizcaino-Bagwell, Everett-Vizcaino-Bagwell.

BATTING - 
2B: Chavez (1,off de los Santos).
HR: Ward 2 (12,3rd inning off Neugebauer 1 on 2 out,5th inning off de los Santos
1 on 0 out).
SH: Everett (2,off King).
GDP: Bagwell (16,off Neugebauer); Berkman (10,off King).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Lane (1,2nd base by Durocher/Machado).

PITCHING
Milwaukee Brewers            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Neugebauer                    2.2   1   3   3   6   2   1  14
Matthews                      1.1   1   0   0   2   1   0   7
de los Santos L(2-3)          0.2   2   3   3   1   1   1   5
Cabrera                       0.1   1   0   0   0   1   0   2
Durocher                      2     1   0   0   1   2   0   7
King                          1     2   1   1   0   0   0   4
Totals                        8     8   7   7  10   7   2  39


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Munro                         2     7   4   4   2   0   1  14
Puffer                        2     0   0   0   1   1   0   6
Cruz W(2-6)                   1     2   1   1   1   0   0   6
Gordon                        2     0   0   0   1   1   0   7
Dotel                         1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Wagner SV(35)                 1     0   0   0   1   2   0   4
Totals                        9     9   5   5   6   6   1  40

Munro faced 3 batters in the 3rd inning

Umpires: HP - John Hirschbeck, 1B - Wally Bell, 2B - CB Bucknor, 3B - Mark Carlson
Time of Game: 3:16   Attendance: 27602


Starting Lineups:

   Milwaukee Brewers             Houston Astros           
1. Christenson         cf        Everett             ss
2. Belliard            2b        Vizcaino            2b
3. Ginter              3b        Berkman             cf
4. Sexson              1b        Bagwell             1b
5. Stairs              lf        Ward                lf
6. Hernandez           ss        Merced              rf
7. Machado             c         Blum                3b
8. Rushford            rf        Chavez              c
9. Neugebauer          p         Munro               p

BREWERS 1ST: Christenson flied to right; Belliard singled to
center; Ginter doubled [Belliard scored]; Sexson homered [Ginter
scored]; Stairs singled to right; Hernandez flied to right;
Machado singled to right [Stairs to second]; Rushford popped to
second; 3 R, 5 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Brewers 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Everett struck out; Vizcaino popped to first in foul
territory; Berkman grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Brewers 3, Astros 0.

BREWERS 2ND: Neugebauer doubled to center; Christenson reached
on a fielder's choice [Neugebauer out at third (pitcher to
third)]; Belliard grounded into a double play (third to second
to first) [Christenson out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Brewers 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Bagwell grounded out (shortstop to first); Ward
struck out; Merced walked; Blum walked [Merced to second];
Chavez walked [Merced to third, Blum to second]; Munro grounded
out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Brewers 3,
Astros 0.

BREWERS 3RD: Ginter doubled; Sexson walked; Stairs walked
[Ginter to third, Sexson to second]; PUFFER REPLACED MUNRO
(PITCHING); Hernandez grounded into a double play (shortstop to
second to first) [Ginter scored, Sexson to third, Stairs out at
second]; Machado was called out on strikes; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Brewers 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Everett walked; Vizcaino walked [Everett to second];
Berkman walked [Everett to third, Vizcaino to second]; Bagwell
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Everett scored, Vizcaino to third, Berkman out at second]; Ward
homered [Vizcaino scored]; MATTHEWS REPLACED NEUGEBAUER
(PITCHING); Merced singled to right; Blum walked [Merced to
second]; Chavez flied to center; 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Brewers
4, Astros 3.

BREWERS 4TH: Rushford walked; Matthews out on a sacrifice bunt
(first unassisted) [Rushford to second]; Christenson grounded
out (pitcher to first); Belliard grounded out (first to
pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Brewers 4, Astros 3.

ASTROS 4TH: ZINTER BATTED FOR PUFFER; Zinter flied to left;
Everett flied to right; Vizcaino walked; Berkman struck out; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Brewers 4, Astros 3.

BREWERS 5TH: CRUZ REPLACED ZINTER (PITCHING); Ginter grounded
out (third to first); Sexson singled to left; Stairs walked
[Sexson to second]; Hernandez doubled [Sexson scored, Stairs to
third]; Machado grounded out (third to first); Rushford grounded
out (first to pitcher); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Brewers 5, Astros
3.

ASTROS 5TH: DE LOS SANTOS REPLACED MATTHEWS (PITCHING); Bagwell
walked; Ward homered [Bagwell scored]; Merced was called out on
strikes; Blum popped to catcher in foul territory; Chavez
doubled to right; ENSBERG BATTED FOR CRUZ; CABRERA REPLACED DE
LOS SANTOS (PITCHING); Ensberg singled [Chavez scored]; Everett
was called out on strikes; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Brewers 5,
Astros 6.

BREWERS 6TH: HARRIS BATTED FOR CABRERA; GORDON REPLACED ENSBERG
(PITCHING); Harris grounded out (shortstop to first);
Christenson popped to catcher in foul territory; Belliard flied
to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Brewers 5, Astros 6.

ASTROS 6TH: DUROCHER REPLACED HARRIS (PITCHING); Vizcaino popped
to second; Berkman struck out; Bagwell flied to center; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Brewers 5, Astros 6.

BREWERS 7TH: Ginter walked; Sexson struck out; Stairs flied to
center; Hernandez grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Brewers 5, Astros 6.

ASTROS 7TH: Ward walked; LANE RAN FOR WARD; Lane was caught
stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Merced struck out; Blum
singled to right; Chavez lined to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Brewers 5, Astros 6.

BREWERS 8TH: BERKMAN CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); LANE STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING RF); HUNTER REPLACED GORDON (PLAYING CF); DOTEL
REPLACED MERCED (PITCHING); Machado struck out; Rushford popped
to third in foul territory; FABREGAS BATTED FOR DUROCHER;
Fabregas struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Brewers 5, Astros 6.

ASTROS 8TH: KING REPLACED FABREGAS (PITCHING); Hunter singled to
center; Everett out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second)
[Hunter to second]; Vizcaino singled to right [Hunter scored];
Berkman grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Vizcaino out at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Brewers
5, Astros 7.

BREWERS 9TH: WAGNER REPLACED DOTEL (PITCHING); Christenson was
called out on strikes; Belliard struck out; Ginter walked;
Sexson flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Brewers 5, Astros 7.

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


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