Houston Astros 5, Colorado Rockies 3
Regular Season Game 162
Played on Sunday, October 3, 2004 (D) at Minute Maid Park

COL N    0  0  0    0  0  2    0  1  0  -   3  8  2
HOU N    0  2  3    0  0  0    0  0  x  -   5  8  0
Colorado Rockies             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Miles 2b                      5   0   2   0       0   1       2   3
Clayton ss                    2   1   0   0       1   1       1   1
Helton 1b                     4   2   2   0       0   1       9   0
Castilla 3b                   4   0   1   0       0   2       1   3
Burnitz cf,rf                 3   0   1   2       0   0       1   0
Closser c                     4   0   2   0       0   1       6   1
  Gonzalez pr                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Tsao p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Hawpe rf                      2   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Atkins ph,lf                1   0   0   1       0   1       1   0
Piedra lf,rf                  2   0   0   0       1   2       1   0
  Reed p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Greene c                    1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Wright p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Tracy ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Simpson p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lopez p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Freeman cf                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Sweeney ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       31   3   8   3       2  14      24   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Clayton-Miles-Helton.
E: Miles (10), Closser (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Closser (6,off Backe); Helton (49,off Miceli).
SH: Clayton (24,off Backe); Wright (8,off Backe).
SF: Atkins (1,off Qualls).
HBP: Burnitz (5,by Gallo).
Team LOB: 7.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio lf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Miceli p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Lidge p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Beltran cf                    4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Bagwell 1b                    3   1   0   0       1   2       8   0
Berkman rf                    4   1   2   1       0   1       2   1
Kent 2b                       4   1   2   1       0   1       0   0
Ensberg 3b                    3   1   0   0       1   0       1   1
Vizcaino ss                   4   1   3   1       0   0       0   1
Ausmus c                      3   0   0   0       0   1      15   0
Backe p                       2   0   1   2       0   1       1   2
  Harville p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gallo p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Qualls p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lamb ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Everett pr                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Springer p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lane lf                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   5   8   5       2   7      27   6

BATTING - 
2B: Berkman (40,off Wright).
3B: Vizcaino (3,off Simpson).
GDP: Ensberg (17,off Simpson).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Vizcaino (1,2nd base off Wright/Closser); Bagwell (6,2nd base off Wright/Closser);
Berkman (9,3rd base off Wright/Closser); Kent (7,2nd base off Wright/Closser).

PITCHING
Colorado Rockies             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wright L(2-3)                 4     5   5   3   2   2   0  20
Simpson                       1.1   3   0   0   0   2   0   6
Lopez                         0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Reed                          1.1   0   0   0   0   2   0   4
Tsao                          1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        8     8   5   3   2   7   0  34


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Backe W(5-3)                  5     5   2   2   2   6   0  21
Harville                      0     1   0   0   0   0   0   1
Gallo                         0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   2
Qualls                        0.2   0   0   0   0   1   0   2
Springer                      1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Miceli                        0.2   2   1   1   0   0   0   4
Lidge SV(29)                  1.1   0   0   0   0   4   0   4
Totals                        9     8   3   3   2  14   0  37

Backe faced 2 batters in the 6th inning
Harville faced 1 batter in the 6th inning
HBP: Gallo (6,Burnitz).

Umpires: HP - Jim Reynolds, 1B - Andy Fletcher, 2B - Tim Welke, 3B - Gary Cederstrom
Time of Game: 3:00   Attendance: 43082


Starting Lineups:

   Colorado Rockies              Houston Astros           
1. Miles               2b        Biggio              lf
2. Clayton             ss        Beltran             cf
3. Helton              1b        Bagwell             1b
4. Castilla            3b        Berkman             rf
5. Burnitz             cf        Kent                2b
6. Closser             c         Ensberg             3b
7. Hawpe               rf        Vizcaino            ss
8. Piedra              lf        Ausmus              c
9. Wright              p         Backe               p

ROCKIES 1ST: Miles singled to center; Clayton out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to first) [Miles to second]; Helton was called out
on strikes; Castilla struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rockies
0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio lined to center; Beltran was called out on
strikes; Bagwell walked; Berkman flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Rockies 0, Astros 0.

ROCKIES 2ND: Burnitz grounded out (first unassisted); Closser
grounded out (pitcher to first); Hawpe grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rockies 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Kent grounded out (third to first); Ensberg walked;
Vizcaino singled to right [Ensberg to third]; Vizcaino stole
second; Ausmus popped to second; Backe singled to right [Ensberg
scored, Vizcaino scored]; Biggio grounded out (second to first);
2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rockies 0, Astros 2.

ROCKIES 3RD: Piedra walked; Wright out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher unassisted) [Piedra to second]; Miles singled to right
[Piedra out at home (right to catcher)]; Clayton grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rockies 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Beltran flied to right; Bagwell reached on an error
by Miles; Bagwell stole second; Berkman doubled [Bagwell scored
(unearned)]; fan interference; Berkman stole third; Kent
singled to left [Berkman scored]; Kent stole second [Kent to
third (error by Closser)]; Ensberg grounded out (second to
first); Vizcaino singled to left [Kent scored (unearned)];
Ausmus popped to first; 3 R (1 ER), 3 H, 2 E, 1 LOB.  Rockies 0,
Astros 5.

ROCKIES 4TH: Helton popped to third; Castilla was called out on
strikes; Burnitz singled to right; Closser doubled to right
[Burnitz to third]; Hawpe struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Rockies 0, Astros 5.

ASTROS 4TH: Backe struck out; Biggio popped to shortstop;
Beltran lined to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rockies 0, Astros
5.

ROCKIES 5TH: Piedra struck out; TRACY BATTED FOR WRIGHT; Tracy
struck out; Miles grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Rockies 0, Astros 5.

ASTROS 5TH: SIMPSON REPLACED TRACY (PITCHING); Bagwell struck
out; Berkman singled to right; Kent singled to left [Berkman to
second]; Ensberg grounded into a double play (shortstop to
second to first) [Kent out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Rockies 0, Astros 5.

ROCKIES 6TH: Clayton walked; Helton singled to right [Clayton to
second]; HARVILLE REPLACED BACKE (PITCHING); Castilla singled to
third [Clayton to third, Helton to second]; GALLO REPLACED
HARVILLE (PITCHING); Burnitz was hit by a pitch [Clayton scored,
Helton to third, Castilla to second]; Closser struck out; ATKINS
BATTED FOR HAWPE; QUALLS REPLACED GALLO (PITCHING); Atkins hit a
sacrifice fly to right [Helton scored, Castilla to third];
Piedra struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Rockies 2, Astros 5.

ASTROS 6TH: ATKINS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); PIEDRA CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); Vizcaino tripled to center; Ausmus
struck out; LAMB BATTED FOR QUALLS; LOPEZ REPLACED SIMPSON
(PITCHING); Lamb reached on a fielder's choice [Vizcaino out at
home (pitcher to catcher to third), Lamb to second (on throw)];
EVERETT RAN FOR LAMB; BURNITZ CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF);
REED REPLACED PIEDRA (PITCHING); FREEMAN REPLACED LOPEZ (PLAYING
CF); Biggio grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Rockies 2, Astros 5.

ROCKIES 7TH: SPRINGER REPLACED EVERETT (PITCHING); Freeman was
called out on strikes; Miles flied to right; Clayton struck out;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rockies 2, Astros 5.

ASTROS 7TH: Beltran grounded out (third to first); Bagwell
struck out; Berkman was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Rockies 2, Astros 5.

ROCKIES 8TH: MICELI REPLACED BIGGIO (PITCHING); LANE REPLACED
SPRINGER (PLAYING LF); Helton doubled to left; Castilla grounded
out (shortstop to first) [Helton to third]; Burnitz grounded out
(pitcher to first) [Helton scored]; Closser singled to center;
LIDGE REPLACED MICELI (PITCHING); GONZALEZ RAN FOR CLOSSER;
Atkins was called out on strikes; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rockies
3, Astros 5.

ASTROS 8TH: TSAO REPLACED GONZALEZ (PITCHING); GREENE REPLACED
REED (PLAYING C ); Kent was called out on strikes; Ensberg flied
to left; Vizcaino grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Rockies 3, Astros 5.

ROCKIES 9TH: Greene struck out; SWEENEY BATTED FOR FREEMAN;
Sweeney struck out; Miles struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Rockies 3, Astros 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Rockies          3   8   2    7
 Astros           5   8   0    5


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