Houston Astros 7, San Francisco Giants 3
Regular Season Game 153
Played on Thursday, September 23, 2004 (N) at SBC Park

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    1  1  5  -   7 10  0
SF  N    1  0  1    0  1  0    0  0  0  -   3 10  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio lf                     5   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Beltran cf                    3   2   3   0       1   0       3   0
  Lidge p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Bagwell 1b                    4   1   1   0       0   2      10   0
Berkman rf,cf                 4   1   2   4       0   2       3   0
Kent 2b                       3   1   0   0       0   0       2   4
Lamb 3b                       4   1   1   0       0   0       0   4
Vizcaino ss                   3   0   1   0       0   0       0   3
  Bruntlett pr,ss             1   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ausmus c                      3   0   1   0       0   1       5   0
  Taveras pr                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gallo p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Miceli p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lane ph,rf                  1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Backe p                       1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Wheeler p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Oliver p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Alfaro ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Qualls p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Palmeiro ph                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ensberg ph                  1   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
  Chavez c                    0   0   0   1       0   0       4   0
Totals                       34   7  10   7       1   8      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Vizcaino-Kent-Bagwell.

BATTING - 
3B: Beltran (5,off Schmidt).
HR: Berkman (29,9th inning off Hermanson 2 on 0 out).
SH: Chavez (4,off Brower).
HBP: Kent (6,by Hermanson).
GDP: Bagwell (12,off Schmidt); Kent (23,off Schmidt).
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Beltran 2 (25,2nd base off Schmidt/Pierzynski,3rd base off Schmidt/Pierzynski).

San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Durham 2b                     5   1   2   0       0   2       3   6
Tucker rf                     5   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Alfonzo 3b                    4   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hermanson p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Christiansen p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Brower p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Ledee ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Bonds lf                      2   2   1   0       2   0       1   0
Snow 1b                       3   0   2   2       1   0      10   0
Pierzynski c                  4   0   1   1       0   0       8   0
  Torrealba c                 0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Cruz ss                       4   0   2   0       0   0       1   3
  Ransom ss                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Grissom cf                    4   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
Schmidt p                     3   0   1   0       0   2       0   1
  Eyre p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Feliz 3b                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Totals                       36   3  10   3       3   8      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Cruz-Durham-Snow, Cruz-Durham-Snow.

BATTING - 
2B: Snow 2 (30,off Backe,off Oliver).
3B: Bonds (3,off Oliver); Cruz (2,off Miceli).
GDP: Cruz (11,off Wheeler).
IBB: Bonds (112,by Backe).
Team LOB: 9.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Backe                         2.1   5   2   2   3   2   0  15
Wheeler                       2.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   6
Oliver                        0.1   2   1   1   0   0   0   3
Qualls                        2     1   0   0   0   1   0   7
Gallo                         0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
Miceli W(6-6)                 0.1   1   0   0   0   1   0   2
Lidge                         1     1   0   0   0   3   0   4
Totals                        9    10   3   3   3   8   0  39

IBB: Backe (4,Bonds).

San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Schmidt                       7.1   5   2   2   1   8   0  26
Eyre                          0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Hermanson L(6-7)              0.1   3   4   4   0   0   1   5
Christiansen                  0     1   1   1   0   0   0   1
Brower                        1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        9    10   7   7   1   8   1  37

Hermanson faced 4 batters in the 9th inning
Christiansen faced 1 batter in the 9th inning
HBP: Hermanson (3,Kent).

Umpires: HP - Mike Reilly, 1B - Eric Cooper, 2B - CB Bucknor, 3B - Chuck Meriwether
Ejections: SF  Manager Felipe Alou by Mike Reilly [Intentional HBP];
Dustin Hermanson by Mike Reilly [Intentional HBP]
Time of Game: 2:59   Attendance: 41537


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                San Francisco Giants     
1. Biggio              lf        Durham              2b
2. Beltran             cf        Tucker              rf
3. Bagwell             1b        Alfonzo             3b
4. Berkman             rf        Bonds               lf
5. Kent                2b        Snow                1b
6. Lamb                3b        Pierzynski          c
7. Vizcaino            ss        Cruz                ss
8. Ausmus              c         Grissom             cf
9. Backe               p         Schmidt             p

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio grounded out (pitcher to first); Beltran
tripled to right; Bagwell struck out; Berkman struck out; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 0.

GIANTS 1ST: Durham singled to right; Tucker flied to center;
Alfonzo grounded out (third to first) [Durham to second]; Bonds
was walked intentionally; Snow doubled to right [Durham scored,
Bonds to third]; Pierzynski popped to catcher; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Kent flied to right; Lamb grounded out (second to
first); Vizcaino grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 1.

GIANTS 2ND: Cruz singled to center; Grissom singled to center
[Cruz to second]; On a bunt Schmidt struck out; Durham struck
out; Tucker lined to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0,
Giants 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Ausmus flied to right; Backe struck out; Biggio was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 1.

GIANTS 3RD: Alfonzo lined to right; Bonds walked; Snow walked
[Bonds to second]; Pierzynski singled to center [Bonds scored,
Snow to second]; WHEELER REPLACED BACKE (PITCHING); Cruz
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Pierzynski out at second]; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Giants 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Beltran singled to center; Bagwell grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Beltran out at
second]; Berkman struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Giants 2.

GIANTS 4TH: Grissom grounded out (third to first); Schmidt
struck out; Durham grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Kent grounded out (first unassisted); Lamb flied to
right; Vizcaino grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 2.

GIANTS 5TH: Tucker flied to center; Alfonzo lined to second;
OLIVER REPLACED WHEELER (PITCHING); Bonds tripled to right; Snow
doubled to left [Bonds scored]; Pierzynski flied to right; 1 R,
2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Ausmus struck out; ALFARO BATTED FOR OLIVER; Alfaro
was called out on strikes; Biggio grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 3.

GIANTS 6TH: QUALLS REPLACED ALFARO (PITCHING); Cruz grounded out
(third to first); Grissom grounded out (shortstop to first);
Schmidt singled to left; Durham struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 0, Giants 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Beltran walked; Beltran stole second; Beltran stole
third; Bagwell struck out; Berkman singled to right [Beltran
scored]; Kent grounded into a double play (shortstop to second
to first) [Berkman out at second]; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
1, Giants 3.

GIANTS 7TH: Tucker grounded out (shortstop to first); Alfonzo
grounded out (third to first); Bonds lined to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Giants 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Lamb flied to left; Vizcaino singled to third;
BRUNTLETT RAN FOR VIZCAINO; Ausmus singled to left [Bruntlett to
third]; PALMEIRO BATTED FOR QUALLS; EYRE REPLACED SCHMIDT
(PITCHING); ENSBERG BATTED FOR PALMEIRO; TAVERAS RAN FOR AUSMUS;
Ensberg forced Taveras (shortstop to second) [Bruntlett scored];
HERMANSON REPLACED ALFONZO (PITCHING); FELIZ REPLACED EYRE
(PLAYING 3B); Biggio popped to shortstop; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 2, Giants 3.

GIANTS 8TH: BRUNTLETT STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); GALLO
REPLACED TAVERAS (PITCHING); CHAVEZ REPLACED ENSBERG (PLAYING C
); Snow grounded out (second to first); Pierzynski grounded out
(second to first); MICELI REPLACED GALLO (PITCHING); Cruz
tripled to right; Grissom struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 2, Giants 3.

ASTROS 9TH: TORREALBA REPLACED PIERZYNSKI (PLAYING C ); RANSOM
REPLACED CRUZ (PLAYING SS); Beltran singled to center; Bagwell
singled to catcher [Beltran to second]; Berkman homered [Beltran
scored, Bagwell scored]; Kent was hit by a pitch; CHRISTIANSEN
REPLACED HERMANSON (PITCHING); Lamb singled to right [Kent to
second]; Dustin Hermanson and Manager Felipe Alou ejected by
HP umpire Mike Reilly; BROWER REPLACED CHRISTIANSEN
(PITCHING); On a bunt Bruntlett made an out to catcher; LANE
BATTED FOR MICELI; Lane singled to right [Kent scored, Lamb to
third]; Chavez out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first) [Lamb
scored, Lane to second]; Biggio grounded out (third to first); 5
R, 5 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 7, Giants 3.

GIANTS 9TH: LIDGE REPLACED BELTRAN (PITCHING); BERKMAN CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); LANE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); Feliz
struck out; Beltran left game with injured groin; Durham
singled to left; Tucker struck out; LEDEE BATTED FOR BROWER;
Ledee struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 7, Giants 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           7  10   0    3
 Giants           3  10   0    9


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