Florida Marlins 8, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 144
Played on Monday, September 12, 2005 (N) at Minute Maid Park

FLA N    2  0  0    1  1  2    0  0  2  -   8 11  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  1  1    0  0  0  -   2  8  1
Florida Marlins              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
L. Castillo 2b                4   0   0   0       1   0       3   2
Conine lf,1b                  5   2   3   2       0   1       1   0
Cabrera 3b                    5   1   1   1       0   0       0   1
  Lowell 3b                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Delgado 1b                    5   1   2   2       0   1       8   1
  Aguila lf                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Encarnacion rf                4   0   0   0       0   0       5   0
Easley ss                     3   1   0   0       1   2       1   4
Pierre cf                     4   0   2   0       0   0       5   0
Lo Duca c                     4   1   2   1       0   0       4   0
Willis p                      3   2   1   2       1   0       0   1
Totals                       37   8  11   8       3   4      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Easley-L. Castillo-Delgado.

BATTING - 
2B: Pierre (14,off Backe).
HR: Delgado (29,1st inning off Backe 1 on 2 out); Cabrera (31,5th inning off
Backe 0 on 0 out); Willis (1,6th inning off Strickland 1 on 1 out); Conine
(3,9th inning off Springer 1 on 1 out).
GDP: Encarnacion (9,off Burns).
Team LOB: 5.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Taveras cf                    4   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
Vizcaino 3b                   4   1   1   0       0   0       0   3
Biggio 2b                     3   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
Berkman 1b                    3   0   0   1       0   1      13   0
Lane rf                       4   1   1   1       0   1       2   0
Burke lf                      4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Everett ss                    3   0   1   0       1   0       0   5
Ausmus c                      4   0   3   0       0   0       5   0
Backe p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Scott ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Strickland p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Burns p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bruntlett ph                1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Astacio p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Springer p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Palmeiro ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   2   8   2       1   4      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Vizcaino-Biggio-Berkman.
E: Vizcaino (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Vizcaino (10,off Willis); Burke (18,off Willis).
HR: Lane (22,5th inning off Willis 0 on 0 out).
SH: Backe (4,off Willis).
SF: Berkman (1,off Willis).
HBP: Biggio (17,by Willis).
GDP: Berkman (16,off Willis).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
Florida Marlins              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Willis W(21-8)                9     8   2   2   1   4   1  36

HBP: Willis (8,Biggio).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Backe L(8-8)                  5     7   4   3   2   1   2  24
Strickland                    1     2   2   2   0   1   1   5
Burns                         1     1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Astacio                       1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Springer                      1     1   2   2   1   1   1   5
Totals                        9    11   8   7   3   4   4  40


Umpires: HP - Bruce Dreckman, 1B - Doug Eddings, 2B - James Hoye, 3B - Bill Hohn
Time of Game: 2:27   Attendance: 27538


Starting Lineups:

   Florida Marlins               Houston Astros           
1. L. Castillo         2b        Taveras             cf
2. Conine              lf        Vizcaino            3b
3. Cabrera             3b        Biggio              2b
4. Delgado             1b        Berkman             1b
5. Encarnacion         rf        Lane                rf
6. Easley              ss        Burke               lf
7. Pierre              cf        Everett             ss
8. Lo Duca             c         Ausmus              c
9. Willis              p         Backe               p

MARLINS 1ST: L. Castillo grounded out (shortstop to first);
Conine singled to center; Cabrera flied to center; Delgado
homered [Conine scored]; Encarnacion lined to pitcher; 2 R, 2 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Marlins 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Taveras grounded out (second to first); Vizcaino
grounded out (shortstop to first); Biggio popped to second; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Marlins 2, Astros 0.

MARLINS 2ND: Easley struck out; Pierre doubled to center; Lo
Duca grounded out (third to first); Willis lined to center; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Marlins 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Berkman grounded out (shortstop to first); Lane
flied to right; Burke flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Marlins 2, Astros 0.

MARLINS 3RD: L. Castillo walked; Conine singled to left [L.
Castillo to second]; Cabrera popped to first [L. Castillo to
third]; Delgado flied to right; Encarnacion grounded out (third
to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Marlins 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Everett flied to left; Ausmus singled to center;
Backe out on a sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Ausmus to
second]; Taveras flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Marlins
2, Astros 0.

MARLINS 4TH: Easley walked; On a bunt Pierre singled to third
[Easley to third (error by Vizcaino)]; Lo Duca singled to
shortstop [Easley scored (unearned), Pierre to second]; On a
bunt Willis grounded out (catcher unassisted) [Pierre stayed at
second, Lo Duca stayed at first]; L. Castillo grounded out
(pitcher to first) [Pierre to third, Lo Duca to second]; Conine
grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. 
Marlins 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Vizcaino grounded out (first unassisted); Biggio was
hit by a pitch; Berkman grounded into a double play (shortstop
to second to first) [Biggio out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Marlins 3, Astros 0.

MARLINS 5TH: Cabrera homered; Delgado grounded out (second to
first); Encarnacion grounded out (shortstop to first); Easley
grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Marlins 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Lane homered; Burke grounded out (third to first);
Everett walked; Ausmus singled to left [Everett to second];
SCOTT BATTED FOR BACKE; Scott struck out; Taveras flied to
center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Marlins 4, Astros 1.

MARLINS 6TH: STRICKLAND REPLACED SCOTT (PITCHING); Pierre flied
to center; Lo Duca singled to center; Willis homered [Lo Duca
scored]; L. Castillo flied to left; Conine struck out; 2 R, 2 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Marlins 6, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Vizcaino doubled to right; Biggio flied to center
[Vizcaino to third]; Berkman hit a sacrifice fly to right
[Vizcaino scored]; Lane grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R,
1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Marlins 6, Astros 2.

MARLINS 7TH: BURNS REPLACED STRICKLAND (PITCHING); Cabrera
grounded out (shortstop to first); Delgado singled to right;
Encarnacion grounded into a double play (third to second to
first) [Delgado out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Marlins
6, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Burke flied to center; Everett singled to center;
Ausmus flied to right; BRUNTLETT BATTED FOR BURNS; Bruntlett
singled to left [Everett to second]; Taveras forced Bruntlett
(shortstop unassisted); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Marlins 6, Astros
2.

MARLINS 8TH: ASTACIO REPLACED BRUNTLETT (PITCHING); Easley
struck out; Pierre grounded out (first unassisted); Lo Duca
lined to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Marlins 6, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Vizcaino grounded out (pitcher to first); Biggio was
called out on strikes; Berkman struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Marlins 6, Astros 2.

MARLINS 9TH: SPRINGER REPLACED ASTACIO (PITCHING); Willis
walked; L. Castillo flied to center; Conine homered [Willis
scored]; Cabrera flied to right; Delgado struck out; 2 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Marlins 8, Astros 2.

ASTROS 9TH: CONINE CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); LOWELL
REPLACED CABRERA (PLAYING 3B); AGUILA REPLACED DELGADO (PLAYING
LF); Lane struck out; Burke doubled; Everett flied to right;
Ausmus singled to left [Burke to third]; PALMEIRO BATTED FOR
SPRINGER; Palmeiro flied to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Marlins 8, Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Marlins          8  11   0    5
 Astros           2   8   1    7


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