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Sunday, May 19, 2002,
, Minute Maid Park
Attendance: 34,259, Time of Game: 3:21
Pirates
5
20-22
 Won 1 
4th, 5½ GB
at Astros
3
21-22
 Lost 1 
3rd, 5 GB
W: Kip Wells (6-2)
L: Dave Mlicki (3-5)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Pirates         2  0  0   2  0  0   0  1  0    5  9  0
Astros          0  1  0   0  0  0   0  2  0    3 10  1

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Chad Hermansen CF 3 0 1 1 2 0 5 .269 .387 .423 .810 21 10 0.067 0.92 0.149 -0.082 0.6 3 0 CS
Jack Wilson SS 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .191 .238 .235 .472 13 12 0.073 0.77 0.119 -0.046 0.5 1 1
Brian Giles LF 4 1 1 0 1 1 5 .258 .358 .492 .850 19 8 -0.037 0.76 0.019 -0.056 -0.6 0 0 IW
Aramis Ramirez 3B 4 1 2 2 1 0 5 .276 .333 .421 .754 19 9 0.152 0.89 0.204 -0.052 1.2 2 1 HR,IW
   Mike Benjamin 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .178 .208 .200 .408 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Rob Mackowiak RF 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .232 .269 .411 .680 15 9 -0.071 0.68 0.000 -0.071 -1.0 2 0
   Brian Boehringer P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Scott Sauerbeck P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Mike Williams P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 4 3 -0.009 0.31 0.000 -0.009 -0.2 0 0
Jason Kendall C 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .264 .340 .326 .666 14 9 0.029 0.72 0.062 -0.032 0.1 10 2 SB
Kevin Young 1B 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .187 .296 .336 .632 14 9 -0.043 0.56 0.020 -0.062 -0.1 7 0 2B
Pokey Reese 2B 1 1 1 0 2 0 4 .213 .278 .281 .559 19 7 0.051 0.59 0.053 -0.002 0.7 2 3 2B,SH
Kip Wells P 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 .158 .158 .316 .474 7 7 -0.078 1.18 0.000 -0.078 -1.0 0 0 SH
   Adrian Brown RF 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .207 .292 .306 .598 2 1 0.012 0.48 0.012 0.000 0.1 0 0 SF
Team Totals 32 5 9 4 6 7 41 .281 .385 .438 .822 147 84 0.146 0.77 0.638 -0.490 0.3 27 7
2B: P Reese (6, off D Mlicki); K Young (7, off P Borbon).
HR: A Ramirez (1, off D Mlicki, 1st inn, 1 on, 2 outs to LF).
SF: A Brown (1, off P Borbon).
SH: K Wells (2, off B Puffer); P Reese (2, off P Borbon).
IBB: B Giles (5, by D Mlicki); A Ramirez (1, by B Wagner).
TB: A Ramirez 5; P Reese 2; K Young 2; J Wilson; R Mackowiak; J Kendall; B Giles; C Hermansen.
RBI: A Ramirez 2 (9); A Brown (10); C Hermansen (4).
2-out RBI: A Ramirez 2; C Hermansen.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 2 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Kendall-J Wilson.
Baserunning
SB: J Kendall (4, 2nd base off D Mlicki/G Zaun).
CS: C Hermansen (2, 2nd base by D Mlicki/G Zaun).

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Julio Lugo SS 5 0 2 0 0 1 5 .303 .386 .348 .734 24 14 -0.104 1.41 0.071 -0.175 -0.8 1 1 CS
Craig Biggio 2B 4 0 0 0 1 3 5 .221 .326 .383 .708 21 13 -0.127 1.35 0.026 -0.153 -1.0 3 0
Jeff Bagwell 1B 5 0 0 0 0 2 5 .275 .398 .550 .948 21 12 -0.092 0.72 0.000 -0.092 -0.9 9 0
Lance Berkman CF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .289 .390 .616 1.007 17 10 -0.046 0.69 0.018 -0.064 -0.3 1 0
Daryle Ward LF 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .312 .333 .447 .780 13 11 0.000 0.87 0.063 -0.064 -0.1 2 0 2B
Richard Hidalgo RF 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .270 .349 .493 .842 14 10 0.064 0.73 0.093 -0.028 0.7 2 1
Gregg Zaun C 4 1 2 0 0 1 4 .277 .329 .385 .713 14 10 -0.043 1.17 0.057 -0.100 -0.3 7 1 2B
Morgan Ensberg 3B 3 0 1 2 1 0 4 .264 .362 .436 .799 16 9 0.010 1.56 0.099 -0.089 0.9 1 3
Dave Mlicki P 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 .211 .211 .263 .474 3 2 0.107 1.78 0.107 0.000 1.1 0 1
   Ricky Stone P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Orlando Merced PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .270 .364 .378 .742 4 2 -0.052 1.85 0.000 -0.052 -0.5
   Brandon Puffer P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
   Scott Linebrink P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Brian Hunter PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .256 .273 .326 .598 4 0 0.015 0.40 0.015 0.000 0.1
   Pedro Borbon P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Geoff Blum PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .264 .361 .396 .757 9 6 -0.085 3.26 0.000 -0.085 -0.5
   Billy Wagner P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Team Totals 36 3 10 3 3 10 39 .278 .333 .333 .667 160 99 -0.353 1.14 0.549 -0.902 -1.7 27 8
2B: G Zaun (5, off K Wells); D Ward (13, off K Wells).
TB: G Zaun 3; D Ward 2; R Hidalgo 2; J Lugo 2; M Ensberg; L Berkman; D Mlicki.
RBI: M Ensberg 2 (17); D Mlicki (1).
2-out RBI: M Ensberg 2; D Mlicki.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 4 for 10.
Fielding
E: D Mlicki (1).
Outfield Assists: R Hidalgo (R Mackowiak at 2nd base).
Baserunning
CS: J Lugo (2, 2nd base by K Wells/J Kendall).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Kip Wells, W (6-2) 6.2 5 1 1 3 5 0 3.93 27 110 66 41 14 11 7 12 5 0 62 0.263 1.08 2.4
Brian Boehringer, H (7) 0.2 2 1 1 0 1 0 2.86 4 13 8 5 0 3 0 3 2 0 1 0 0.024 0.96 0.2
Scott Sauerbeck 0.1 2 1 1 0 1 0 2.50 3 10 7 2 2 3 2 0 0 0 1 0 -0.029 0.72 -0.2
Mike Williams, S (15) 1.1 1 0 0 0 3 0 0.55 5 27 18 9 2 7 2 0 0 0 3 2 0.095 1.86 -0.7
Team Totals 9 10 3 3 3 10 0 3.00 39 160 99 57 18 24 11 15 7 0 62 5 2 0.353 1.14 1.7

Houston Astros

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dave Mlicki, L (3-5) 3.2 8 4 4 3 3 1 3.71 21 67 39 21 11 7 5 10 5 0 29 -0.257 0.99 -2.7
Ricky Stone 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.74 1 3 3 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 3 0 0.042 1.63 0.8
Brandon Puffer 1.2 0 0 0 2 1 0 5.84 7 28 15 10 2 3 1 3 0 0 0 0 0.033 0.54 0.6
Scott Linebrink 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 6.08 4 20 12 6 3 3 1 2 0 0 2 0 0.044 0.43 1.0
Pedro Borbon 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 5.14 4 14 8 4 0 4 1 3 2 0 0 0 -0.027 0.29 -0.5
Billy Wagner 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 2.55 4 15 7 2 1 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.019 0.44 0.5
Team Totals 9 9 5 5 6 7 1 5.00 41 147 84 44 17 23 10 18 7 0 29 5 0 -0.146 0.77 -0.3
Balks: None.
WP: D Mlicki (2).
HBP: None.
IBB: B Wagner (2; A Ramirez); D Mlicki (4; B Giles).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - CB Bucknor, 1B - Mark Carlson, 2B - John Hirschbeck, 3B - Wally Bell.
Time of Game: 3:21.
Attendance: 34,259.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 72° F, Wind 7mph from Right to Left, Sunny.

Starting Lineups

Pittsburgh Pirates         Houston Astros
1 Chad Hermansen CF 1 Julio Lugo SS
2 Jack Wilson SS 2 Craig Biggio 2B
3 Brian Giles LF 3 Jeff Bagwell 1B
4 Aramis Ramirez 3B 4 Lance Berkman CF
5 Rob Mackowiak RF 5 Daryle Ward LF
6 Jason Kendall C 6 Richard Hidalgo RF
7 Kevin Young 1B 7 Gregg Zaun C
8 Pokey Reese 2B 8 Morgan Ensberg 3B
9 Kip Wells P 9 Dave Mlicki P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t1 0-0 2 1-- 4,(3-0)  RR PIT A. Ramirez D. Mlicki 18% 65% Home Run (Fly Ball); Giles Scores
b2 0-2 2 12- 3,(1-1)  R HOU D. Mlicki K. Wells -11% 56% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru Short CF); Zaun Scores; Ensberg to 3B
t4 2-1 2 12- 1,(0-0)  R PIT C. Hermansen D. Mlicki 11% 72% Single to LF (Line Drive); Kendall Scores; Reese to 2B
t4 3-1 2 12- 1,(0-0)  R PIT J. Wilson D. Mlicki 9% 82% Single to P/Bunt; Reese Scores/Adv on E1 (throw); Hermansen to 3B; Wilson to 2B
b5 1-4 0 1-- 7,(3-2)  OO HOU C. Biggio K. Wells 9% 85% Double Play: Strikeout Looking, Lugo Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Dave Mlicki facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O PIT C. Hermansen D. Mlicki -2% 48% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
t1 0-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O PIT J. Wilson D. Mlicki -2% 46% Groundout: P-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- 4,(3-0)  PIT B. Giles D. Mlicki 1% 47% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru Short RF)
t1 0-0 2 1-- 4,(3-0)  RR PIT A. Ramirez D. Mlicki 18% 65% Home Run (Fly Ball); Giles Scores
t1 2-0 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O PIT R. Mackowiak D. Mlicki -1% 65% Single to RF (Line Drive); Mackowiak out at 2B/RF-SS
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 2, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Astros Batting, Behind 0-2, Pirates' Kip Wells facing 1-2-3
b1 0-2 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU J. Lugo K. Wells 2% 67% Groundout: C-1B (Front of Home)
b1 0-2 1 --- 6,(3-2)  HOU C. Biggio K. Wells -3% 64% Walk
b1 0-2 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O HOU J. Bagwell K. Wells 3% 67% Popfly: 3B
b1 0-2 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O HOU L. Berkman K. Wells 2% 70% Popfly: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 2, Astros 0.
Top of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Ahead 2-0, Astros' Dave Mlicki facing 6-7-8
t2 2-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O PIT J. Kendall D. Mlicki -2% 68% Flyball: RF
t2 2-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O PIT K. Young D. Mlicki -1% 66% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 2-0 2 --- 2,(1-0)  PIT P. Reese D. Mlicki 2% 68% Double to RF (Line Drive to RF Line)
t2 2-0 2 -2- 3,(0-2)  O PIT K. Wells D. Mlicki -3% 66% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 2, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Behind 0-2, Pirates' Kip Wells facing 5-6-7
b2 0-2 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O HOU D. Ward K. Wells 3% 68% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 0-2 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O HOU R. Hidalgo K. Wells 2% 70% Popfly: 2B
b2 0-2 2 --- 5,(2-2)  HOU G. Zaun K. Wells -2% 68% Double to LF (Line Drive to LF Line)
b2 0-2 2 -2- 7,(3-2)  HOU M. Ensberg K. Wells -1% 66% Walk
b2 0-2 2 12- 3,(1-1)  R HOU D. Mlicki K. Wells -11% 56% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru Short CF); Zaun Scores; Ensberg to 3B
b2 1-2 2 1-3 5,(2-2)  O HOU J. Lugo K. Wells 5% 61% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 2, Astros 1.
Top of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Ahead 2-1, Astros' Dave Mlicki facing 1-2-3
t3 2-1 0 --- 7,(3-2)  PIT C. Hermansen D. Mlicki 3% 64% Walk
t3 2-1 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O PIT J. Wilson D. Mlicki -6% 59% Hermansen Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
t3 2-1 1 --- 3,(0-2)  PIT J. Wilson D. Mlicki 2% 61% Strikeout Swinging, Wild Pitch; Wilson to 1B
t3 2-1 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O PIT B. Giles D. Mlicki -3% 58% Flyball: RF
t3 2-1 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  PIT A. Ramirez D. Mlicki 2% 60% Single to LF (Line Drive); Wilson to 2B
t3 2-1 2 12- 2,(1-0)  O PIT R. Mackowiak D. Mlicki -4% 56% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 2, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Behind 1-2, Pirates' Kip Wells facing 2-3-4
b3 1-2 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O HOU C. Biggio K. Wells 3% 59% Strikeout Swinging
b3 1-2 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O HOU J. Bagwell K. Wells 2% 61% Flyball: RF
b3 1-2 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O HOU L. Berkman K. Wells 1% 62% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 2, Astros 1.
Top of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 2-1, Astros' Dave Mlicki facing 6-7-8
t4 2-1 0 --- 2,(0-1)  PIT J. Kendall D. Mlicki 4% 66% Single (Line Drive to LF-CF)
t4 2-1 0 1-- 4,(2-1)  PIT K. Young D. Mlicki 3% 68% Kendall Steals 2B
t4 2-1 0 -2- 5,(2-2)  O PIT K. Young D. Mlicki -4% 64% Strikeout Swinging
t4 2-1 1 -2- 6,(3-2)  PIT P. Reese D. Mlicki 2% 66% Walk
t4 2-1 1 12- 3,(0-2)  O PIT K. Wells D. Mlicki -4% 61% Foul Flyball: C (Front of Home)
t4 2-1 2 12- 1,(0-0)  R PIT C. Hermansen D. Mlicki 11% 72% Single to LF (Line Drive); Kendall Scores; Reese to 2B
t4 3-1 2 12- 1,(0-0)  R PIT J. Wilson D. Mlicki 9% 82% Single to P/Bunt; Reese Scores/Adv on E1 (throw); Hermansen to 3B; Wilson to 2B
t4 4-1 2 -23 4,(3-0)  PIT B. Giles D. Mlicki 1% 82% Intentional Walk
Ricky Stone replaces Dave Mlicki pitching and batting 9th
t4 4-1 2 123 3,(0-2)  O PIT A. Ramirez R. Stone -4% 78% Groundout: 3B-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 3 LOB. Pirates 4, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-4, Pirates' Kip Wells facing 5-6-7
b4 1-4 0 --- 2,(0-1)  HOU D. Ward K. Wells -6% 72% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF)
b4 1-4 0 -2- 3,(0-2)  HOU R. Hidalgo K. Wells -8% 64% Single to RF (Line Drive); Ward to 3B
b4 1-4 0 1-3 2,(0-1)  O HOU G. Zaun K. Wells 7% 71% Lineout: 2B
b4 1-4 1 1-3 3,(1-1)  O HOU M. Ensberg K. Wells 7% 78% Flyball: CF (Short CF)
Orlando Merced pinch hits for Ricky Stone (P) batting 9th
b4 1-4 2 1-3 4,(2-1)  O HOU O. Merced K. Wells 5% 83% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 4, Astros 1.
Top of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 4-1, Astros' Brandon Puffer facing 5-6-7
Brandon Puffer replaces Orlando Merced (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t5 4-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O PIT R. Mackowiak B. Puffer -1% 82% Strikeout Swinging
t5 4-1 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O PIT J. Kendall B. Puffer -1% 81% Popfly: 2B
t5 4-1 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O PIT K. Young B. Puffer -1% 80% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 4, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-4, Pirates' Kip Wells facing 1-2-3
b5 1-4 0 --- 6,(3-2)  HOU J. Lugo K. Wells -4% 76% Single (Ground Ball)
b5 1-4 0 1-- 7,(3-2)  OO HOU C. Biggio K. Wells 9% 85% Double Play: Strikeout Looking, Lugo Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
b5 1-4 2 --- 3,(2-0)  O HOU J. Bagwell K. Wells 1% 86% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 4, Astros 1.
Top of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 4-1, Astros' Brandon Puffer facing 8-9-1
t6 4-1 0 --- 6,(3-2)  PIT P. Reese B. Puffer 2% 88% Walk
t6 4-1 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O PIT K. Wells B. Puffer -1% 87% Bunt Groundout: 1B unassisted/Sacrifice; Reese to 2B
t6 4-1 1 -2- 4,(3-0)  PIT C. Hermansen B. Puffer 1% 88% Walk
t6 4-1 1 12- 6,(1-2)  O PIT J. Wilson B. Puffer -2% 86% Popfly: P
Scott Linebrink replaces Brandon Puffer pitching and batting 9th
t6 4-1 2 12- 4,(1-2)  O PIT B. Giles S. Linebrink -2% 83% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 4, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-4, Pirates' Kip Wells facing 4-5-6
b6 1-4 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O HOU L. Berkman K. Wells 3% 86% Lineout: CF
b6 1-4 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU D. Ward K. Wells 2% 88% Strikeout Swinging
b6 1-4 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU R. Hidalgo K. Wells 1% 89% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 4, Astros 1.
Top of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 4-1, Astros' Scott Linebrink facing 4-5-6
t7 4-1 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O PIT A. Ramirez S. Linebrink -1% 88% Groundout: 3B-1B
t7 4-1 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O PIT R. Mackowiak S. Linebrink -1% 87% Strikeout Swinging
t7 4-1 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O PIT J. Kendall S. Linebrink -1% 87% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 4, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-4, Pirates' Kip Wells facing 7-8-9
b7 1-4 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O HOU G. Zaun K. Wells 3% 90% Strikeout Swinging
b7 1-4 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU M. Ensberg K. Wells 2% 92% Groundout: 3B-1B
Brian Hunter pinch hits for Scott Linebrink (P) batting 9th
b7 1-4 2 --- 4,(3-0)  HOU B. Hunter K. Wells -1% 90% Walk
Brian Boehringer replaces Rob Mackowiak (RF) pitching and batting 5th
Adrian Brown replaces Kip Wells (P) playing RF batting 9th
b7 1-4 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  HOU J. Lugo B. Boehringer -3% 87% Single to RF (Line Drive); Hunter to 2B
b7 1-4 2 12- 1,(0-0)  O HOU C. Biggio B. Boehringer 5% 93% Popfly: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 4, Astros 1.
Top of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 4-1, Astros' Pedro Borbon facing 7-8-9
Pedro Borbon replaces Brian Hunter (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t8 4-1 0 --- 5,(2-2)  PIT K. Young P. Borbon 2% 95% Double to RF (Line Drive to RF Line)
t8 4-1 0 -2- 5,(3-1)  O PIT P. Reese P. Borbon -0% 94% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B/Sacrifice; Young to 3B
t8 4-1 1 --3 2,(1-0)  RO PIT A. Brown P. Borbon 1% 96% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly; Young Scores
t8 5-1 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O PIT C. Hermansen P. Borbon -0% 95% Lineout: 2B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 5, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-5, Pirates' Brian Boehringer facing 3-4-5
b8 1-5 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU J. Bagwell B. Boehringer 2% 97% Strikeout Looking
b8 1-5 1 --- 3,(1-1)  HOU L. Berkman B. Boehringer -2% 95% Single to RF (Line Drive)
Scott Sauerbeck replaces Brian Boehringer pitching and batting 5th
b8 1-5 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O HOU D. Ward S. Sauerbeck 2% 97% Strikeout Swinging
b8 1-5 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  HOU R. Hidalgo S. Sauerbeck -1% 96% Single (Ground Ball); Berkman to 2B
b8 1-5 2 12- 1,(0-0)  HOU G. Zaun S. Sauerbeck -3% 92% Single (Ground Ball); Berkman to 3B; Hidalgo to 2B
Mike Williams replaces Scott Sauerbeck pitching and batting 5th
b8 1-5 2 123 5,(2-2)  RR HOU M. Ensberg M. Williams -9% 84% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Short LF); Berkman Scores; Hidalgo Scores; Zaun to 2B
Geoff Blum pinch hits for Pedro Borbon (P) batting 9th
b8 3-5 2 12- 9,(3-2)  O HOU G. Blum M. Williams 9% 92% Strikeout Swinging
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 5, Astros 3.
Top of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 5-3, Astros' Billy Wagner facing 2-3-4
Billy Wagner replaces Geoff Blum (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t9 5-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O PIT J. Wilson B. Wagner -1% 91% Groundout: P-1B
t9 5-3 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O PIT B. Giles B. Wagner -1% 91% Strikeout Looking
t9 5-3 2 --- 4,(3-0)  PIT A. Ramirez B. Wagner 0% 91% Intentional Walk
t9 5-3 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O PIT M. Williams B. Wagner -1% 90% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 5, Astros 3.
Bottom of the 9th, Astros Batting, Behind 3-5, Pirates' Mike Williams facing 1-2-3
Mike Benjamin replaces Aramis Ramirez playing 3B batting 4th
b9 3-5 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU J. Lugo M. Williams 5% 95% Groundout: SS-1B
b9 3-5 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU C. Biggio M. Williams 3% 98% Strikeout Swinging
b9 3-5 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU J. Bagwell M. Williams 2% 100% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 5, Astros 3.

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