Houston Astros 10, Colorado Rockies 4
Regular Season Game 1
Played on Tuesday, April 1, 2003 (N) at Minute Maid Park

COL N    0  1  1    0  0  0    0  2  0  -   4  8  0
HOU N    0  1  6    1  1  1    0  0  x  -  10 14  3
Colorado Rockies             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Belliard 2b                   5   0   1   0       0   0       2   2
Payton lf                     5   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Helton 1b                     5   1   2   0       0   0       7   1
Walker rf                     3   1   1   1       1   0       2   0
Wilson cf                     4   1   2   1       0   0       4   0
Hernandez ss                  4   0   2   1       0   0       0   2
Johnson c                     4   0   0   0       0   2       6   0
Stynes 3b                     3   1   0   0       1   0       0   4
Jennings p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Miceli p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Richard ph                  0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Speier p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Norton ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lopez p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   4   8   3       3   2      24   9

BATTING - 
2B: Wilson (1,off Oswalt); Helton (1,off Chen).
3B: Walker (1,off Chen).
SH: Jennings (1,off Oswalt).
GDP: Wilson (1,off Oswalt).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Payton (1,2nd base off Oswalt/Ausmus).
CS: Hernandez (1,2nd base by Oswalt/Ausmus).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio cf                     5   1   1   0       0   2       0   0
Blum 3b                       5   2   2   3       0   1       1   3
Bagwell 1b                    4   2   2   3       1   0      14   0
Berkman lf                    4   1   0   0       1   1       5   0
Kent 2b                       5   2   3   1       0   0       2   5
Hidalgo rf                    4   1   2   1       0   1       0   0
Ausmus c                      2   0   2   1       1   0       3   1
Lugo ss                       4   0   1   1       0   0       2   2
Oswalt p                      2   1   1   0       0   1       0   1
  Merced ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Chen p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Stone p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Dotel p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36  10  14  10       3   6      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Ausmus-Lugo, Blum-Kent-Bagwell.
E: Kent (1), Lugo 2 (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Blum (1,off Jennings); Hidalgo (1,off Jennings).
HR: Kent (1,2nd inning off Jennings 0 on 1 out); Bagwell 2 (2,3rd inning off
Jennings 1 on 0 out,4th inning off Jennings 0 on 2 out); Blum (1,6th inning
off Miceli 0 on 0 out).
SH: Oswalt (1,off Miceli).
SF: Ausmus (1,off Jennings).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
Colorado Rockies             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Jennings L(0-1)               4     9   8   8   1   5   3  22
Miceli                        2     5   2   2   0   1   1  11
Speier                        1     0   0   0   1   0   0   4
Lopez                         1     0   0   0   1   0   0   4
Totals                        8    14  10  10   3   6   4  41

WP: Miceli (1).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Oswalt W(1-0)                 7     4   2   1   2   1   0  28
Chen                          0.1   3   2   2   0   0   0   4
Stone                         0.2   1   0   0   1   1   0   4
Dotel                         1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     8   4   3   3   2   0  39


Umpires: HP - Dale Scott, 1B - Laz Diaz, 2B - Jim Reynolds, 3B - Jim Wolf
Time of Game: 2:38   Attendance: 43241


Starting Lineups:

   Colorado Rockies              Houston Astros           
1. Belliard            2b        Biggio              cf
2. Payton              lf        Blum                3b
3. Helton              1b        Bagwell             1b
4. Walker              rf        Berkman             lf
5. Wilson              cf        Kent                2b
6. Hernandez           ss        Hidalgo             rf
7. Johnson             c         Ausmus              c
8. Stynes              3b        Lugo                ss
9. Jennings            p         Oswalt              p

ROCKIES 1ST: Belliard grounded out (first unassisted); Payton
popped to first; Helton grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rockies 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio grounded out (third to first); Blum grounded
out (second to first); Bagwell flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Rockies 0, Astros 0.

ROCKIES 2ND: Walker flied to left; Wilson doubled to right;
Hernandez singled to center [Wilson scored]; Johnson struck out
while Hernandez was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rockies 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Berkman struck out; Kent homered; Hidalgo struck
out; Ausmus singled to center; Lugo forced Ausmus (shortstop to
second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rockies 1, Astros 1.

ROCKIES 3RD: Stynes reached on an error by Lugo [Stynes to
first]; Jennings out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second)
[Stynes to second]; Belliard grounded out (first unassisted)
[Stynes to third]; Payton reached on an error by Kent [Payton to
first, Stynes scored (unearned) (no RBI)]; Payton stole second;
Helton popped to shortstop; 1 R (0 ER), 0 H, 2 E, 1 LOB. 
Rockies 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Oswalt singled to left; Biggio singled to center
[Oswalt to second]; Blum doubled to center [Oswalt scored,
Biggio scored]; Bagwell homered [Blum scored]; Berkman walked;
Kent singled to left [Berkman to second]; Hidalgo doubled to
left [Berkman scored, Kent to third]; Ausmus hit a sacrifice fly
to center [Kent scored]; Lugo flied to right; Oswalt struck out;
6 R, 6 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rockies 2, Astros 7.

ROCKIES 4TH: Walker walked; Wilson grounded into a double play
(third to second to first) [Walker out at second]; Hernandez
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rockies 2,
Astros 7.

ASTROS 4TH: Biggio struck out; Blum was called out on strikes;
Bagwell homered; Berkman grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rockies 2, Astros 8.

ROCKIES 5TH: Johnson grounded out (second to first); Stynes
popped to third; Jennings flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Rockies 2, Astros 8.

ASTROS 5TH: MICELI REPLACED JENNINGS (PITCHING); Kent flied to
center; Hidalgo singled to center; Miceli threw a wild pitch
[Hidalgo to second]; Ausmus singled to right [Hidalgo to third];
Lugo singled to right [Hidalgo scored, Ausmus to second]; Oswalt
out on a sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Ausmus to third, Lugo
to second]; Biggio struck out; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Rockies 2,
Astros 9.

ROCKIES 6TH: Belliard singled to shortstop; Payton popped to
catcher; Helton singled to right [Belliard to second]; Walker
flied to left; Wilson grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 2
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Rockies 2, Astros 9.

ASTROS 6TH: Blum homered; Bagwell grounded out (third to first);
Berkman grounded out (third to first); Kent singled to center;
Hidalgo flied to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rockies 2,
Astros 10.

ROCKIES 7TH: Hernandez grounded out (shortstop to first);
Johnson grounded out (second to first); Stynes reached on an
error by Lugo [Stynes to first]; RICHARD BATTED FOR MICELI;
Richard walked [Stynes to second]; Belliard flied to left; 0 R,
0 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Rockies 2, Astros 10.

ASTROS 7TH: SPEIER REPLACED RICHARD (PITCHING); Ausmus walked;
Lugo flied to left; MERCED BATTED FOR OSWALT; Merced flied to
right; Biggio flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rockies 2,
Astros 10.

ROCKIES 8TH: CHEN REPLACED MERCED (PITCHING); Payton popped to
first; Helton doubled to left; Walker tripled to center [Helton
scored]; Wilson singled to right [Walker scored]; STONE REPLACED
CHEN (PITCHING); Hernandez singled to center [Wilson to second];
Johnson struck out; Stynes walked [Wilson to third, Hernandez to
second]; NORTON BATTED FOR SPEIER; Norton grounded out (pitcher
to first); 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Rockies 4, Astros 10.

ASTROS 8TH: LOPEZ REPLACED NORTON (PITCHING); Blum flied to
left; Debut game for Javier Lopez; Bagwell walked;
Berkman grounded out (third to first) [Bagwell to second]; Kent
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Rockies 4, Astros 10.

ROCKIES 9TH: DOTEL REPLACED STONE (PITCHING); Belliard grounded
out (third to first); Payton grounded out (second to first);
Helton flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rockies 4, Astros
10.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Rockies          4   8   0    8
 Astros          10  14   3    7


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