Houston Astros 6, Pittsburgh Pirates 2
Regular Season Game 41
Played on Thursday, May 15, 2003 (D) at PNC Park

HOU N    0  0  0    2  0  1    1  0  2  -   6 11  0
PIT N    0  0  2    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  9  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio cf                     5   1   2   2       0   1       1   0
Blum 3b                       5   0   1   1       0   0       2   0
Bagwell 1b                    5   0   0   0       0   2       9   1
Berkman lf                    3   1   1   0       1   0       0   1
Hidalgo rf                    4   2   2   2       0   0       2   0
Vizcaino 2b                   4   0   3   1       0   0       1   3
Ausmus c                      4   1   1   0       0   1      10   2
Everett ss                    4   0   0   0       0   1       1   4
Oswalt p                      3   1   1   0       0   2       1   1
  Stone p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Dotel p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Merced ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Wagner p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       38   6  11   6       1   8      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Bagwell-Everett-Oswalt.

BATTING - 
2B: Hidalgo (11,off Benson); Vizcaino (4,off Benson); Oswalt (1,off Meadows);
Biggio (11,off Meadows); Ausmus (4,off Meadows); Blum (8,off Meadows).
HR: Hidalgo (6,6th inning off Benson 0 on 2 out).
Team LOB: 6.

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lofton cf                     4   1   2   0       0   0       2   0
  Young ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
J. Wilson ss                  2   1   1   0       1   1       1   0
Giles lf                      4   0   0   0       0   2       3   0
Simon 1b                      4   0   1   1       0   0       3   1
Stairs rf                     3   0   1   1       1   1       3   0
C. Wilson c                   4   0   1   0       0   1       9   0
Mackowiak 3b                  2   0   1   0       1   1       2   1
  Meadows p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Kendall ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Nunez 2b                      4   0   1   0       0   1       3   2
Benson p                      1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Reboulet 3b                 2   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   2   9   2       3   9      27   4

BATTING - 
2B: C. Wilson (4,off Oswalt); Simon (7,off Dotel).
SH: J. Wilson (2,off Oswalt); Benson (2,off Oswalt).
GDP: Simon (4,off Oswalt).
Team LOB: 8.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Oswalt W(3-4)                 6     7   2   2   2   5   0  25
Stone                         1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Dotel                         1     1   0   0   1   2   0   5
Wagner                        1     1   0   0   0   2   0   4
Totals                        9     9   2   2   3   9   0  37


Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Benson L(4-5)                 6     6   3   3   1   5   1  25
Meadows                       3     5   3   3   0   3   0  14
Totals                        9    11   6   6   1   8   1  39

WP: Benson (2).

Umpires: HP - Gary Darling, 1B - Larry Vanover, 2B - Chris Guccione, 3B - Jerry Meals
Time of Game: 2:33   Attendance: 16752


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Pittsburgh Pirates       
1. Biggio              cf        Lofton              cf
2. Blum                3b        J. Wilson           ss
3. Bagwell             1b        Giles               lf
4. Berkman             lf        Simon               1b
5. Hidalgo             rf        Stairs              rf
6. Vizcaino            2b        C. Wilson           c
7. Ausmus              c         Mackowiak           3b
8. Everett             ss        Nunez               2b
9. Oswalt              p         Benson              p

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

PIRATES 1ST: On a bunt Lofton singled to third; J. Wilson out on
a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first) [Lofton to second]; Giles
flied to right; Simon grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Berkman walked; Hidalgo popped to catcher; Vizcaino
singled to left [Berkman to second]; Ausmus popped to second;
Everett flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0,
Pirates 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Stairs grounded out (shortstop to first); C. Wilson
struck out; Mackowiak singled to third; Nunez singled to right
[Mackowiak to third]; Benson was called out on strikes; 0 R, 2
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Oswalt was called out on strikes; Biggio popped to
third; Blum grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 3RD: Lofton singled to right; J. Wilson walked [Lofton
to second]; Giles grounded out (first unassisted) [Lofton to
third, J. Wilson to second]; Simon grounded out (second to
first) [Lofton scored, J. Wilson to third]; Stairs singled to
right [J. Wilson scored]; C. Wilson doubled to left [Stairs out
at home (left to shortstop to catcher)]; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Pirates 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Bagwell popped to shortstop; Berkman singled to
center; Benson threw a wild pitch [Berkman to second]; Hidalgo
doubled to left [Berkman scored]; Vizcaino doubled to center
[Hidalgo scored]; Ausmus popped to second; Everett popped to
second; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 4TH: Mackowiak walked; Nunez flied to center; Benson out
on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to second) [Mackowiak to second];
Lofton grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 2, Pirates 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Oswalt struck out; Biggio struck out; Blum popped to
third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 5TH: J. Wilson singled to center; Giles was called out
on strikes; Simon grounded into a double play (first to
shortstop to pitcher) [J. Wilson out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Bagwell flied to left; Berkman flied to right;
Hidalgo homered; Vizcaino singled to right; Ausmus struck out; 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 6TH: Stairs was called out on strikes; C. Wilson popped
to third; Mackowiak was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 2.

ASTROS 7TH: MEADOWS REPLACED MACKOWIAK (PITCHING); REBOULET
REPLACED BENSON (PLAYING 3B); Everett was called out on strikes;
Oswalt doubled to right; Biggio doubled to center [Oswalt
scored]; Blum flied to center; Bagwell grounded out (second to
first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 7TH: STONE REPLACED OSWALT (PITCHING); Nunez grounded
out (first unassisted); Astros Roy Oswalt left the game due
to an injured groin On 5-17 placed onto 15-day DL; Reboulet
grounded out (shortstop to first); On a bunt Lofton grounded out
(catcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Pirates 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Berkman flied to left; Hidalgo flied to right;
Vizcaino flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4,
Pirates 2.

PIRATES 8TH: DOTEL REPLACED STONE (PITCHING); J. Wilson struck
out; Giles struck out; Simon doubled to right; Stairs walked; C.
Wilson forced Simon (third unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 4, Pirates 2.

ASTROS 9TH: Ausmus doubled; Everett grounded out (second to
first) [Ausmus to third]; MERCED BATTED FOR DOTEL; Merced was
called out on strikes; Biggio singled to center [Ausmus scored];
Blum doubled to right [Biggio scored]; Bagwell struck out; 2 R,
3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 9TH: WAGNER REPLACED MERCED (PITCHING); KENDALL BATTED
FOR MEADOWS; Kendall flied to right; Nunez struck out; Reboulet
singled to center; YOUNG BATTED FOR LOFTON; Young struck out; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Pirates 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           6  11   0    6
 Pirates          2   9   0    8


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