Houston Astros 9, San Francisco Giants 0
Regular Season Game 37
Played on Sunday, May 15, 2005 (N) at Minute Maid Park

SF  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  4  1
HOU N    3  0  2    1  2  0    1  0  x  -   9 11  0
San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Ellison rf,cf                 4   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
Vizquel ss                    3   0   1   0       1   0       2   1
Snow 1b                       3   0   0   0       0   1       6   0
  Niekro 1b                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Alou lf,rf                    4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Durham 2b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       1   1
Alfonzo 3b                    3   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Grissom cf                    2   0   0   0       1   1       4   0
  Christiansen p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Eyre p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Matheny c                     3   0   0   0       0   1       6   0
Fassero p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Munter p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Tucker ph                   1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Accardo p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Feliz lf                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       30   0   4   0       2   6      24   7

FIELDING - 
E: Durham (2).

BATTING - 
GDP: Grissom (7,off Backe).
Team LOB: 5.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Taveras cf                    4   2   2   0       1   0       5   0
Palmeiro rf                   4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Biggio 2b                     4   1   1   3       0   0       0   0
  Bruntlett 2b                0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Berkman lf                    3   1   1   0       1   1       2   0
  Self lf                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ensberg 3b                    4   3   4   5       0   0       2   2
Vizcaino 1b                   4   0   0   0       0   2       6   1
Everett ss                    4   1   1   0       0   0       2   2
Ausmus c                      4   0   0   0       0   0       7   0
Backe p                       4   1   1   1       0   2       1   1
Totals                       35   9  11   9       2   6      27   6

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Everett-Vizcaino.

BATTING - 
2B: Everett (10,off Accardo).
HR: Ensberg 3 (7,1st inning off Fassero 2 on 2 out,5th inning off Accardo 0
on 0 out,7th inning off Christiansen 0 on 0 out); Biggio (7,3rd inning
off Fassero 1 on 1 out).
SH: Palmeiro (3,off Fassero).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Taveras (14,2nd base off Fassero/Matheny).

PITCHING
San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Fassero L(0-1)                3     5   5   5   2   2   2  16
Munter                        1     2   1   0   0   1   0   6
Accardo                       2     3   2   2   0   1   1   9
Christiansen                  1     1   1   1   0   1   1   4
Eyre                          1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        8    11   9   8   2   6   4  38


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Backe W(3-2)                  9     4   0   0   2   6   0  32

BK: Backe (1).

Umpires: HP - Bill Welke, 1B - Tim Welke, 2B - Brian O'Nora, 3B - Gary Cederstrom
Time of Game: 2:35   Attendance: 33633


Starting Lineups:

   San Francisco Giants          Houston Astros           
1. Ellison             rf        Taveras             cf
2. Vizquel             ss        Palmeiro            rf
3. Snow                1b        Biggio              2b
4. Alou                lf        Berkman             lf
5. Durham              2b        Ensberg             3b
6. Alfonzo             3b        Vizcaino            1b
7. Grissom             cf        Everett             ss
8. Matheny             c         Ausmus              c
9. Fassero             p         Backe               p

GIANTS 1ST: Ellison grounded out (third to first); Vizquel
walked; Snow struck out; Backe balked [Vizquel to second]; Alou
flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Taveras singled to left; Palmeiro out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to first) [Taveras to second]; Biggio grounded out
(third to first); Berkman walked; Ensberg homered [Taveras
scored, Berkman scored]; Vizcaino was called out on strikes; 3
R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 3.

GIANTS 2ND: Durham flied to center; Alfonzo grounded out
(shortstop to first); Grissom struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Giants 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 2ND: Everett flied to center; Ausmus grounded out (third
to first); Backe struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0,
Astros 3.

GIANTS 3RD: Matheny flied to center; Fassero struck out; Ellison
flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Taveras walked; Taveras stole second; Palmeiro flied
to right [Taveras to third]; Biggio homered [Taveras scored];
Berkman singled to pitcher; Ensberg singled to left [Berkman to
second]; Vizcaino forced Ensberg (second to shortstop) [Berkman
to third, Vizcaino to first]; Everett flied to center; 2 R, 3 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 5.

GIANTS 4TH: Vizquel singled to center; Snow popped to third;
Alou flied to left; Durham lined to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 5.

ASTROS 4TH: MUNTER REPLACED FASSERO (PITCHING); Ausmus grounded
out (pitcher to first); Backe reached on an error by Durham;
Taveras singled to center [Backe to second]; Palmeiro singled to
left [Backe to third, Taveras to second]; Biggio forced Palmeiro
(shortstop to second) [Backe scored (unearned), Taveras to
third]; Berkman was called out on strikes; 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E,
2 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 6.

GIANTS 5TH: Alfonzo flied to center; Grissom walked; Matheny was
called out on strikes; TUCKER BATTED FOR MUNTER; Tucker singled
to right [Grissom to third]; Ellison grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 6.

ASTROS 5TH: ACCARDO REPLACED TUCKER (PITCHING); Ensberg homered;
Vizcaino flied to center; Everett doubled to left; Ausmus
grounded out (pitcher to first); Backe singled to center
[Everett scored]; Taveras flied to right; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Giants 0, Astros 8.

GIANTS 6TH: Vizquel flied to center; Snow grounded out (pitcher
to first); Alou struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0,
Astros 8.

ASTROS 6TH: Palmeiro struck out; Biggio flied to center; Berkman
lined to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 8.

GIANTS 7TH: Durham singled to left; Alfonzo flied to center;
Grissom grounded into a double play (shortstop to first) [Durham
out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 8.

ASTROS 7TH: ELLISON CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); ALOU CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); CHRISTIANSEN REPLACED GRISSOM
(PITCHING); FELIZ REPLACED ACCARDO (PLAYING LF); Ensberg
homered; Vizcaino was called out on strikes; Everett flied to
center; Ausmus flied to center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0,
Astros 9.

GIANTS 8TH: BRUNTLETT REPLACED BIGGIO (PLAYING 2B); SELF
REPLACED BERKMAN (PLAYING LF); Matheny popped to second; Feliz
struck out; Ellison popped to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Giants 0, Astros 9.

ASTROS 8TH: NIEKRO REPLACED SNOW (PLAYING 1B); EYRE REPLACED
CHRISTIANSEN (PITCHING); Backe was called out on strikes;
Taveras flied to right; Palmeiro popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 9.

GIANTS 9TH: Vizquel grounded out (first unassisted); Niekro
popped to catcher; Alou singled to left; Durham grounded out
(first to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 0, Astros 9.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Giants           0   4   1    5
 Astros           9  11   0    5


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