San Francisco Giants 4, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 35
Played on Friday, May 13, 2005 (N) at Minute Maid Park

SF  N    2  0  0    0  0  0    0  2  0  -   4  9  0
HOU N    0  1  0    0  0  0    0  1  0  -   2  8  2
San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Vizquel ss                    5   0   1   0       0   1       0   1
Tucker rf                     3   0   0   0       0   3       5   0
  Ellison ph,rf               2   1   1   1       0   0       1   0
Niekro 1b                     4   1   0   0       1   0       9   1
Alou lf                       3   1   1   0       1   0       3   0
Durham 2b                     3   1   1   0       1   0       1   2
Alfonzo 3b                    4   0   2   1       0   1       2   3
Grissom cf                    4   0   1   1       0   0       3   0
Matheny c                     4   0   1   0       0   0       2   1
Rueter p                      2   0   0   0       1   0       1   4
  Christiansen p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Accardo p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Brower p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cruz ph                     1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Walker p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   4   9   3       4   5      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Rueter-Matheny-Niekro, Alfonzo-Durham-Niekro.

BATTING - 
2B: Matheny (8,off Burns); Cruz (4,off Springer).
HR: Ellison (2,8th inning off Qualls 0 on 0 out).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Matheny (1,3rd base by Franco/Chavez).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Taveras cf                    4   1   2   0       0   0       4   0
Palmeiro lf                   4   0   1   1       0   0       2   0
Ensberg 3b                    3   1   2   0       1   0       2   2
Vizcaino 1b,ss                4   0   1   0       0   0       7   2
Lane rf                       3   0   0   0       1   0       3   0
Everett ss                    3   0   1   1       0   0       0   2
  Qualls p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Springer p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Self ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Chavez c                      3   0   0   0       0   0       6   1
Astacio p                     1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Bruntlett ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Burns p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Franco p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lamb 1b                     1   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Totals                       32   2   8   2       2   0      27   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Chavez-Ensberg.
E: Ensberg (5), Vizcaino (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Ensberg (8,off Rueter).
GDP: Chavez (2,off Rueter); Biggio (3,off Rueter).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Taveras (13,2nd base off Accardo/Matheny).

PITCHING
San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Rueter W(2-2)                 7     6   1   1   2   0   0  26
Christiansen                  0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Accardo                       0.1   2   1   1   0   0   0   3
Brower                        0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Walker SV(3)                  1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     8   2   2   2   0   0  34


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Astacio L(0-2)                5     3   2   1   3   4   0  21
Burns                         1.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   5
Franco                        0.2   0   0   0   1   1   0   2
Qualls                        1     4   2   2   0   0   1   7
Springer                      1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        9     9   4   3   4   5   1  39


Umpires: HP - Brian O'Nora, 1B - Gary Cederstrom, 2B - Bill Welke, 3B - Tim Welke
Time of Game: 2:50   Attendance: 31365


Starting Lineups:

   San Francisco Giants          Houston Astros           
1. Vizquel             ss        Biggio              2b
2. Tucker              rf        Taveras             cf
3. Niekro              1b        Palmeiro            lf
4. Alou                lf        Ensberg             3b
5. Durham              2b        Vizcaino            1b
6. Alfonzo             3b        Lane                rf
7. Grissom             cf        Everett             ss
8. Matheny             c         Chavez              c
9. Rueter              p         Astacio             p

GIANTS 1ST: Vizquel flied to right; Tucker struck out; Niekro
walked; Alou singled to left [Niekro to second]; Durham walked
[Niekro to third, Alou to second]; Alfonzo singled to shortstop
[Niekro scored, Alou scored (error by Vizcaino) (unearned),
Durham to third]; Grissom popped to third; 2 R (1 ER), 2 H, 1 E,
2 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio grounded out (third to first); Taveras flied
to right; Palmeiro grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 0.

GIANTS 2ND: Matheny flied to center; Rueter grounded out
(shortstop to first); Vizquel grounded out (third to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Ensberg singled to center; Vizcaino singled to left
[Ensberg to second]; Lane walked [Ensberg to third, Vizcaino to
second]; Everett singled to left [Ensberg scored, Vizcaino to
third, Lane to second]; Chavez grounded into a double play
(pitcher to catcher to first) [Lane to third, Everett to second,
Vizcaino out at home]; Lane was out trying to advance to home
(pitcher to catcher); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 1.

GIANTS 3RD: Tucker was called out on strikes; Niekro flied to
center; Alou walked; Durham popped to catcher; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Astacio singled to shortstop; Biggio grounded into a
double play (third to second to first) [Astacio out at second];
On a bunt Taveras singled to catcher; Palmeiro popped to first;
0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 1.

GIANTS 4TH: Alfonzo struck out; Grissom flied to left; Matheny
popped to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Ensberg doubled to center; On a bunt Vizcaino
reached on a fielder's choice [Ensberg out at third (pitcher to
third)]; Lane flied to center; Everett grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 1.

GIANTS 5TH: Rueter flied to left; Vizquel singled to left;
Tucker struck out; Niekro flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Giants 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Chavez grounded out (third to first); BRUNTLETT
BATTED FOR ASTACIO; Bruntlett flied to right; Biggio flied to
right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 1.

GIANTS 6TH: BURNS REPLACED BRUNTLETT (PITCHING); Alou grounded
out (shortstop to first); Debut game for Mike Burns;
Durham grounded out (first unassisted); Alfonzo flied to right;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Taveras flied to left; Palmeiro grounded out (first
to pitcher); Ensberg walked; Vizcaino flied to right; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 2, Astros 1.

GIANTS 7TH: Grissom grounded out (third to first); Matheny
doubled to left; FRANCO REPLACED BURNS (PITCHING); Rueter
walked; Vizquel struck out while Matheny was caught stealing
third (catcher to third); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 2,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Lane flied to right; Everett popped to first; Chavez
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 2,
Astros 1.

GIANTS 8TH: ELLISON BATTED FOR TUCKER; VIZCAINO CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING SS); QUALLS REPLACED EVERETT (PITCHING); LAMB
REPLACED FRANCO (PLAYING 1B); Ellison homered; Niekro lined to
shortstop; Alou reached on an error by Ensberg [Alou out at
first (second to first)]; Durham singled to left; Alfonzo
singled to left [Durham to second]; Grissom singled to center
[Durham scored, Alfonzo to third (on throw)]; Matheny flied to
right; 2 R, 4 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: ELLISON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); CHRISTIANSEN
REPLACED RUETER (PITCHING); Lamb flied to center; ACCARDO
REPLACED CHRISTIANSEN (PITCHING); Biggio flied to right; Taveras
singled to right; Taveras stole second; Palmeiro singled to
right [Taveras scored]; BROWER REPLACED ACCARDO (PITCHING);
Ensberg flied to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 4, Astros 2.

GIANTS 9TH: SPRINGER REPLACED QUALLS (PITCHING); CRUZ BATTED FOR
BROWER; Cruz doubled to center; Vizquel flied to center; Ellison
grounded out (shortstop to first) [Cruz to third]; Niekro
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants
4, Astros 2.

ASTROS 9TH: WALKER REPLACED CRUZ (PITCHING); Vizcaino flied to
left; Lane flied to center; SELF BATTED FOR SPRINGER; Self
popped to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 4, Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Giants           4   9   0    8
 Astros           2   8   2    5


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