Pittsburgh Pirates 4, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 86
Played on Saturday, July 5, 2003 (N) at PNC Park

HOU N    2  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   3 10  0
PIT N    3  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  x  -   4  9  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio cf                     3   0   0   0       1   0       4   0
Blum 2b,ss                    5   2   3   1       0   0       2   1
Ensberg 3b                    5   1   2   0       0   1       2   0
Berkman lf                    3   0   1   2       1   0       1   0
Hidalgo rf                    5   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Merced 1b                     4   0   2   0       0   0       6   3
Ausmus c                      4   0   1   0       0   0       5   2
Everett ss                    2   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
  Gallo p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Hunter ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Stone p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Bagwell ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Matranga 2b                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Saarloos p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bruntlett ss                2   0   1   0       0   0       0   2
  Zaun ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Lidge p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   3  10   3       2   3      24   9

BATTING - 
2B: Blum (14,off Suppan); Berkman (15,off Suppan); Merced 2 (13,off Suppan,off
Lincoln).
HR: Blum (9,9th inning off Williams 0 on 1 out).
SH: Saarloos (3,off Suppan).
HBP: Berkman (6,by Suppan); Biggio (15,by Suppan).
Team LOB: 11.

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lofton cf                     4   1   2   0       0   0       4   0
Kendall c                     4   1   1   0       0   0       3   1
Giles lf                      4   1   1   2       0   1       2   0
Ramirez 3b                    3   0   2   1       1   0       0   2
Stairs 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   2      11   1
  Williams p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Sanders rf                    4   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
J. Wilson ss                  4   0   1   0       0   1       1   4
Reboulet 2b                   2   1   1   0       0   0       1   6
Suppan p                      2   0   1   1       0   1       1   2
  Lincoln p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Rivera 1b                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       31   4   9   4       1   6      27  16

FIELDING - 
E: Sanders (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Giles (16,off Saarloos); Reboulet (5,off Saarloos); Suppan (1,off Saarloos);
Ramirez (22,off Gallo).
SH: Suppan (6,off Saarloos).
HBP: Reboulet (2,by Saarloos).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Lofton (16,2nd base off Saarloos/Ausmus).
CS: Lofton (5,2nd base by Stone/Ausmus).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Saarloos L(2-1)               3.2   6   4   4   0   3   0  18
Gallo                         1.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   5
Stone                         2     2   0   0   0   1   0   7
Lidge                         1     0   0   0   1   2   0   4
Totals                        8     9   4   4   1   6   0  34

HBP: Saarloos (3,Reboulet).

Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Suppan W(7-7)                 7     8   2   2   1   1   0  32
Lincoln                       1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Williams SV(24)               1     1   1   1   1   1   1   5
Totals                        9    10   3   3   2   3   1  41

HBP: Suppan 2 (6,Berkman,Biggio).

Umpires: HP - Lance Barksdale, 1B - Joe West, 2B - Paul Emmel, 3B - Bill Miller
Time of Game: 2:59   Attendance: 22258


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Pittsburgh Pirates       
1. Biggio              cf        Lofton              cf
2. Blum                2b        Kendall             c
3. Ensberg             3b        Giles               lf
4. Berkman             lf        Ramirez             3b
5. Hidalgo             rf        Stairs              1b
6. Merced              1b        Sanders             rf
7. Ausmus              c         J. Wilson           ss
8. Everett             ss        Reboulet            2b
9. Saarloos            p         Suppan              p

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio walked; Blum doubled to right [Biggio to
third]; Ensberg reached on a fielder's choice [Biggio out at
home (third to catcher), Blum to third]; Berkman doubled to left
[Blum scored, Ensberg scored]; Hidalgo flied to left; Merced
grounded out (second to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2,
Pirates 0.

PIRATES 1ST: Lofton singled to right; Lofton stole second;
Kendall singled to right [Lofton to third]; Giles doubled to
right [Lofton scored, Kendall scored, Giles to third (on
throw)]; Ramirez singled to right [Giles scored]; Stairs struck
out; Sanders popped to shortstop; J. Wilson flied to left; 3 R,
4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 3.

ASTROS 2ND: Ausmus singled to right; Everett struck out;
Saarloos out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first) [Ausmus to
second]; Biggio grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 3.

PIRATES 2ND: Reboulet was hit by a pitch; Suppan out on a
sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Reboulet to second]; Lofton
popped to third; Kendall grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Blum grounded out (first to pitcher); Ensberg
singled to left; Berkman forced Ensberg (second to shortstop);
Hidalgo forced Berkman (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 3.

PIRATES 3RD: Giles was called out on strikes; Ramirez flied to
center; Stairs lined to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Pirates 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Merced grounded out (shortstop to first); Ausmus
grounded out (second to first); Everett flied to right; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 3.

PIRATES 4TH: Sanders struck out; J. Wilson grounded out (first
unassisted); Reboulet doubled to shortstop; Suppan doubled to
left [Reboulet scored]; GALLO REPLACED EVERETT (PITCHING);
BRUNTLETT REPLACED SAARLOOS (PLAYING SS); Lofton popped to
third; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Bruntlett singled to center; Biggio flied to center;
Blum singled to center [Bruntlett to third]; Ensberg flied to
center; Berkman was hit by a pitch [Blum to second]; Hidalgo
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 2,
Pirates 4.

PIRATES 5TH: Kendall flied to center; Giles flied to right;
Ramirez doubled to left; Stairs grounded out (first to pitcher);
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Merced doubled to center; Ausmus grounded out
(second to first) [Merced to third]; HUNTER BATTED FOR GALLO;
Hunter grounded out (second to first); Bruntlett grounded out
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 4.

PIRATES 6TH: STONE REPLACED HUNTER (PITCHING); Sanders grounded
out (shortstop to first); J. Wilson singled to left; Reboulet
grounded out (second to first) [J. Wilson to second]; Suppan
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 4.

ASTROS 7TH: Biggio was hit by a pitch; Blum flied to center;
Ensberg singled to center [Biggio to second]; Berkman flied to
right [Biggio to third, Ensberg to second (error by Sanders)];
Hidalgo grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.
 Astros 2, Pirates 4.

PIRATES 7TH: On a bunt Lofton singled to pitcher; Lofton was
caught stealing second (catcher to second); Kendall grounded out
(shortstop to first); Giles grounded out (first to pitcher); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 4.

ASTROS 8TH: LINCOLN REPLACED SUPPAN (PITCHING); Merced doubled
to center; Ausmus flied to center; BAGWELL BATTED FOR STONE;
Bagwell flied to left; ZAUN BATTED FOR BRUNTLETT; Zaun struck
out (catcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates
4.

PIRATES 8TH: BLUM CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING SS); MATRANGA
REPLACED BAGWELL (PLAYING 2B); LIDGE REPLACED ZAUN (PITCHING);
Ramirez walked; Stairs struck out; Sanders flied to center; J.
Wilson struck out (catcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 2, Pirates 4.

ASTROS 9TH: WILLIAMS REPLACED STAIRS (PITCHING); RIVERA REPLACED
LINCOLN (PLAYING 1B); Biggio grounded out (third to first); Blum
homered; Ensberg struck out; Berkman walked; Hidalgo flied to
right; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3  10   0   11
 Pirates          4   9   1    6


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