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3
8
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6
1
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@KCR
19
4
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4
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4
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9
3
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Monday, July 21, 2008, 7:06PM
, Minute Maid Park
Attendance: 34,624, Time of Game: 3:42
Pirates
9
45-54
 Won 1 
6th, 13 GB
at Astros
3
46-53
 Lost 2 
5th, 12 GB
W: Tyler Yates (4-2)
L: Jose Valverde (4-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Pirates         0  0  1   0  1  0   0  0  7    9 18  1
Astros          0  0  1   1  1  0   0  0  0    3 10  0

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Nate McLouth CF 6 1 3 0 0 1 6 .280 .352 .530 .882 18 10 0.084 1.36 0.186 -0.102 0.1 1 0 2B
Freddy Sanchez 2B 6 2 3 4 0 0 6 .234 .259 .319 .579 12 9 -0.076 1.73 0.162 -0.238 2.2 2 3 HR,GDP
Ryan Doumit C 6 0 0 0 0 2 6 .321 .370 .545 .915 22 17 -0.179 1.30 0.000 -0.179 -1.2 10 0
Jason Bay LF 5 1 4 2 0 0 5 .287 .384 .526 .910 21 13 0.485 1.35 0.523 -0.038 2.1 1 0 HR
Xavier Nady RF 5 1 3 0 0 2 5 .327 .380 .527 .907 15 13 0.051 1.37 0.117 -0.066 0.1 2 0
Adam LaRoche 1B 4 1 2 2 1 1 5 .258 .333 .445 .779 21 11 0.391 2.12 0.516 -0.125 1.6 10 1 HR
Jose Bautista 3B 5 1 2 0 0 0 5 .253 .321 .421 .742 18 12 -0.034 1.59 0.095 -0.129 -0.4 0 5
John Van Benschoten P 1 0 0 0 1 1 2 .000 .143 .000 .143 10 5 0.012 1.25 0.032 -0.019 0.2 0 1
   Doug Mientkiewicz PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .256 .368 .338 .705 6 2 0.059 1.94 0.059 0.000 0.4
   Sean Burnett P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .667 1.000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   John Grabow P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Chris Gomez PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .303 .333 .344 .678 6 4 -0.081 3.51 0.000 -0.081 -0.4
   Tyler Yates P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Jason Michaels PH 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 .229 .292 .361 .653 6 2 0.010 0.38 0.010 0.000 0.4
   Denny Bautista P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .400 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Jack Wilson SS 5 1 1 1 0 1 5 .280 .322 .333 .655 19 14 -0.197 2.05 0.034 -0.231 -0.6 1 2
Team Totals 44 9 18 9 4 9 48 .409 .458 .636 1.095 174 112 0.525 1.61 1.734 -1.208 4.6 27 13
2B: N McLouth (34, off R Hernandez).
HR: J Bay (20, off J Valverde, 9th inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF); A LaRoche (12, off J Valverde, 9th inn, 1 on, 1 out to LF); F Sanchez (6, off T Byrdak, 9th inn, 2 on, 2 outs).
TB: J Bay 7; F Sanchez 6; A LaRoche 5; N McLouth 4; X Nady 3; J Bautista 2; J Wilson.
GIDP: F Sanchez (9).
RBI: F Sanchez 4 (39); J Bay 2 (56); A LaRoche 2 (48); J Wilson (13).
2-out RBI: F Sanchez 3; J Bay.
Team LOB: 12.
With RISP: 4 for 12.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Bautista-F Sanchez-A LaRoche.
E: J Bautista (11).

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Kazuo Matsui 2B 5 1 3 0 0 0 5 .283 .348 .372 .721 25 14 0.094 0.97 0.140 -0.046 0.9 4 3 2B,SB
Michael Bourn CF 3 1 1 0 2 0 5 .219 .277 .292 .569 19 7 0.080 1.20 0.127 -0.047 0.9 1 0
Lance Berkman 1B 3 0 0 0 2 2 5 .339 .437 .632 1.069 21 11 -0.013 1.57 0.084 -0.097 -0.5 6 0
Carlos Lee LF 4 0 2 2 0 0 4 .306 .355 .550 .904 11 8 0.084 2.21 0.261 -0.177 0.3 1 0 GDP
   Darin Erstad LF 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .277 .321 .394 .715 6 5 0.004 0.06 0.004 0.000 0.5 1 0
Miguel Tejada SS 5 0 0 0 0 1 5 .278 .317 .423 .740 16 13 -0.146 0.98 0.000 -0.146 -1.9 2 3
Hunter Pence RF 5 1 1 0 0 2 5 .265 .304 .426 .730 18 12 0.005 0.99 0.095 -0.090 -0.4 2 0 SB
Ty Wigginton 3B 2 0 0 0 1 2 3 .270 .357 .450 .807 15 7 -0.079 1.16 0.013 -0.092 -0.7 1 1
   Geoff Geary P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   David Newhan PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .269 .296 .423 .719 7 6 -0.024 0.98 0.000 -0.024 -0.3
   Doug Brocail P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Jose Valverde P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Tim Byrdak P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .400 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Geoff Blum PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .212 .251 .345 .597 1 1 -0.001 0.02 0.000 -0.001 -0.3
Brad Ausmus C 3 0 2 1 1 0 4 .227 .295 .293 .589 15 8 0.147 0.97 0.171 -0.024 1.4 9 0 2B
Runelvys Hernandez P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .250 .400 .250 .650 9 6 -0.060 1.12 0.000 -0.060 -0.6 0 1
   Mark Loretta 3B 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .256 .323 .369 .692 13 10 -0.066 1.35 0.000 -0.066 -0.8 0 0
Team Totals 37 3 10 3 6 9 43 .270 .372 .324 .696 176 108 0.025 1.15 0.895 -0.870 -1.5 27 8
2B: K Matsui (18, off J Van Benschoten); B Ausmus (7, off J Van Benschoten).
TB: K Matsui 4; B Ausmus 3; C Lee 2; D Erstad; M Bourn; H Pence.
GIDP: C Lee (7).
RBI: C Lee 2 (80); B Ausmus (15).
2-out RBI: C Lee.
Team LOB: 13.
With RISP: 3 for 18.
Fielding
DP: 1. M Tejada-K Matsui-L Berkman.
Baserunning
SB: K Matsui (16, 2nd base off J Van Benschoten/R Doumit); H Pence (6, 2nd base off J Van Benschoten/R Doumit).

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
John Van Benschoten 5 6 3 2 4 4 0 8.27 25 92 50 29 6 15 12 5 0 0 45 -0.149 1.37 -0.5
Sean Burnett 0.1 1 0 0 2 0 0 4.50 4 19 7 4 0 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 -0.084 1.23 -1.1
John Grabow 1.2 2 0 0 0 2 0 3.17 7 35 27 17 7 3 4 1 0 0 3 0 0.173 1.31 2.1
Tyler Yates, W (4-2) 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.99 3 12 9 7 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.030 0.40 0.5
Denny Bautista 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 3.55 4 18 15 8 2 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.003 0.08 0.5
Team Totals 9 10 3 2 6 9 0 2.00 43 176 108 65 16 27 17 11 1 0 45 3 0 -0.027 1.15 1.4

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
Runelvys Hernandez 5.1 8 2 2 2 3 0 8.38 25 87 56 35 7 14 13 7 1 0 45 0.010 1.36 0.4
Geoff Geary, H (6) 1.2 2 0 0 1 2 0 2.14 8 29 18 10 3 5 1 4 1 0 1 0 0.179 2.07 1.0
Doug Brocail, H (18) 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 3.69 5 18 11 7 2 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0.120 3.00 0.5
Jose Valverde, BS (6), L (4-3) 0.1 5 6 6 1 0 2 4.86 7 28 18 12 4 2 1 5 2 0 0 0 -0.811 1.57 -4.4
Tim Byrdak 0.2 1 1 1 0 2 1 2.23 3 12 9 4 1 4 0 1 0 0 2 2 -0.025 0.18 -2.1
Team Totals 9 18 9 9 4 9 3 9.00 48 174 112 68 17 27 18 17 4 0 45 3 2 -0.527 1.61 -4.5
Balks: None.
WP: D Bautista (2).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Fieldin Culbreth, 1B - Jim Reynolds, 2B - Chris Tiller, 3B - Tim Timmons.
Time of Game: 3:42.
Attendance: 34,624.
Start Time Weather: 73° F, Wind 0mph, In Dome.

Starting Lineups

Pittsburgh Pirates         Houston Astros
1 Nate McLouth CF 1 Kazuo Matsui 2B
2 Freddy Sanchez 2B 2 Michael Bourn CF
3 Ryan Doumit C 3 Lance Berkman 1B
4 Jason Bay LF 4 Carlos Lee LF
5 Xavier Nady RF 5 Miguel Tejada SS
6 Adam LaRoche 1B 6 Hunter Pence RF
7 Jose Bautista 3B 7 Ty Wigginton 3B
8 John Van Benschote P 8 Brad Ausmus C
9 Jack Wilson SS 9 Runelvys Hernandez P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t9 3-3 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  RR PIT A. LaRoche J. Valverde 42% 92% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Nady Scores
t9 2-3 1 --- 7,(3-2)  R PIT J. Bay J. Valverde 35% 44% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
b5 2-2 0 12- 1,(0-0)  R HOU C. Lee J. Van Benschoten -15% 17% Single to LF (Fly Ball); Bourn Scores; Berkman to 3B
b4 1-1 1 -2- 1,(0-0)  R HOU B. Ausmus J. Van Benschoten -12% 29% Double to RF (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Pence Scores/unER
t8 2-3 2 1-3 3,(2-0)  O PIT F. Sanchez D. Brocail -12% 13% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak 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' Runelvys Hernandez facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  PIT N. McLouth R. Hernandez 4% 54% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
t1 0-0 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  OO PIT F. Sanchez R. Hernandez -7% 46% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (Weak SS)
t1 0-0 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O PIT R. Doumit R. Hernandez -1% 45% Lineout: 1B (2B-1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' John Van Benschoten facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  HOU K. Matsui J. Van Benschoten -4% 42% Single to 2B (Ground Ball)
b1 0-0 0 1-- 4,(2-1)  HOU M. Bourn J. Van Benschoten -2% 39% Matsui Steals 2B
b1 0-0 0 -2- 5,(3-1)  HOU M. Bourn J. Van Benschoten -3% 36% Walk
b1 0-0 0 12- 2,(1-0)  O HOU L. Berkman J. Van Benschoten 2% 39% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B (2B-1B); Matsui to 3B; Berkman to 1B
b1 0-0 1 1-3 5,(3-1)  OO HOU C. Lee J. Van Benschoten 11% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 0.
Top of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Runelvys Hernandez facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- 7,(3-2)  PIT J. Bay R. Hernandez 4% 54% Single to SS (Ground Ball to Weak SS)
t2 0-0 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  O PIT X. Nady R. Hernandez -4% 50% Strikeout Swinging
t2 0-0 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  PIT A. LaRoche R. Hernandez 4% 54% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Bay to 2B
t2 0-0 1 12- 2,(1-0)  O PIT J. Bautista R. Hernandez -5% 49% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
t2 0-0 2 12- 5,(3-1)  PIT J. Van Benschoten R. Hernandez 3% 53% Walk; Bay to 3B; LaRoche to 2B
t2 0-0 2 123 6,(3-2)  O PIT J. Wilson R. Hernandez -8% 45% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' John Van Benschoten facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU M. Tejada J. Van Benschoten 2% 47% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
b2 0-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU H. Pence J. Van Benschoten 2% 49% Strikeout Swinging
b2 0-0 2 --- 4,(3-0)  HOU T. Wigginton J. Van Benschoten -1% 48% Walk
b2 0-0 2 1-- 5,(1-2)  O HOU B. Ausmus J. Van Benschoten 2% 50% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 0.
Top of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Runelvys Hernandez facing 1-2-3
t3 0-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O PIT N. McLouth R. Hernandez -3% 47% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 0-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  PIT F. Sanchez R. Hernandez 3% 50% Single to CF (Fly Ball to Short CF)
t3 0-0 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O PIT R. Doumit R. Hernandez -2% 48% Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B); Sanchez to 2B
t3 0-0 2 -2- 3,(0-2)  R PIT J. Bay R. Hernandez 11% 59% Single to SS (Ground Ball to Weak SS); Sanchez Scores
t3 1-0 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  PIT X. Nady R. Hernandez 2% 61% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B); Bay to 2B
t3 1-0 2 12- 5,(2-2)  O PIT A. LaRoche R. Hernandez -4% 57% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 1, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Behind 0-1, Pirates' John Van Benschoten facing 9-1-2
b3 0-1 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O HOU R. Hernandez J. Van Benschoten 3% 59% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS-2B)
b3 0-1 1 --- 4,(2-1)  HOU K. Matsui J. Van Benschoten -5% 54% Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
b3 0-1 1 -2- 2,(1-0)  O HOU M. Bourn J. Van Benschoten 4% 58% Groundout: 2B-1B; Matsui to 3B
b3 0-1 2 --3 5,(3-1)  HOU L. Berkman J. Van Benschoten -2% 57% Walk
b3 0-1 2 1-3 3,(0-2)  R HOU C. Lee J. Van Benschoten -11% 45% Single to RF (Fly Ball to Deep 2B-1B); Matsui Scores; Berkman to 2B
b3 1-1 2 12- 2,(0-1)  O HOU M. Tejada J. Van Benschoten 5% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 1, Astros 1.
Top of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Tied 1-1, Astros' Runelvys Hernandez facing 7-8-9
t4 1-1 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O PIT J. Bautista R. Hernandez -3% 47% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t4 1-1 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O PIT J. Van Benschoten R. Hernandez -2% 45% Strikeout Swinging
t4 1-1 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O PIT J. Wilson R. Hernandez -1% 44% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Astros Batting, Tied 1-1, Pirates' John Van Benschoten facing 6-7-8
b4 1-1 0 --- 3,(1-1)  HOU H. Pence J. Van Benschoten -4% 40% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball to Weak 3B)
b4 1-1 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  HOU T. Wigginton J. Van Benschoten -3% 37% Pence Steals 2B
b4 1-1 0 -2- 7,(3-2)  O HOU T. Wigginton J. Van Benschoten 5% 42% Strikeout Swinging
b4 1-1 1 -2- 1,(0-0)  R HOU B. Ausmus J. Van Benschoten -12% 29% Double to RF (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Pence Scores/unER
b4 2-1 1 -2- 3,(0-2)  O HOU R. Hernandez J. Van Benschoten 3% 33% Strikeout Swinging
b4 2-1 2 -2- 6,(3-2)  O HOU K. Matsui J. Van Benschoten 3% 36% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Pirates 1, Astros 2.
Top of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-2, Astros' Runelvys Hernandez facing 1-2-3
t5 1-2 0 --- 2,(1-0)  PIT N. McLouth R. Hernandez 9% 44% Double to RF (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
t5 1-2 0 -2- 1,(0-0)  R PIT F. Sanchez R. Hernandez 10% 55% Single to RF (Ground Ball); McLouth Scores
t5 2-2 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  O PIT R. Doumit R. Hernandez -4% 50% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B (Weak SS-2B); Doumit to 1B
t5 2-2 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O PIT J. Bay R. Hernandez -4% 47% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t5 2-2 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  O PIT X. Nady R. Hernandez -3% 43% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 2, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Astros Batting, Tied 2-2, Pirates' John Van Benschoten facing 2-3-4
b5 2-2 0 --- 6,(3-2)  HOU M. Bourn J. Van Benschoten -5% 39% Single to 3B (Ground Ball)
b5 2-2 0 1-- 5,(3-1)  HOU L. Berkman J. Van Benschoten -7% 32% Walk; Bourn to 2B
b5 2-2 0 12- 1,(0-0)  R HOU C. Lee J. Van Benschoten -15% 17% Single to LF (Fly Ball); Bourn Scores; Berkman to 3B
b5 3-2 0 1-3 1,(0-0)  O HOU M. Tejada J. Van Benschoten 5% 22% Popfly: 1B (Weak 2B)
b5 3-2 1 1-3 2,(1-0)  O HOU H. Pence J. Van Benschoten 7% 30% Fielder's Choice 3B; Berkman out at Hm/3B-C; Lee to 2B; Pence to 1B
b5 3-2 2 12- 4,(1-2)  O HOU T. Wigginton J. Van Benschoten 4% 34% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 2, Astros 3.
Top of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Behind 2-3, Astros' Runelvys Hernandez facing 6-7-8
t6 2-3 0 --- 5,(3-1)  PIT A. LaRoche R. Hernandez 6% 40% Walk
t6 2-3 0 1-- 7,(2-2)  O PIT J. Bautista R. Hernandez -6% 34% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
Geoff Geary replaces Ty Wigginton (3B) pitching and batting 7th
Mark Loretta replaces Runelvys Hernandez (P) playing 3B batting 9th
Doug Mientkiewicz pinch hits for John Van Benschoten (P) batting 8th
t6 2-3 1 1-- 6,(3-2)  PIT D. Mientkiewicz G. Geary 6% 40% Walk; Bautista to 2B
t6 2-3 1 12- 1,(0-0)  O PIT J. Wilson G. Geary -7% 33% Popfly: 2B
t6 2-3 2 12- 2,(1-0)  O PIT N. McLouth G. Geary -7% 26% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 2, Astros 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Astros Batting, Ahead 3-2, Pirates' Sean Burnett facing 8-9-1
Sean Burnett replaces Doug Mientkiewicz (PH) pitching and batting 8th
b6 3-2 0 --- 5,(3-1)  HOU B. Ausmus S. Burnett -3% 22% Walk
b6 3-2 0 1-- 5,(2-2)  O HOU M. Loretta S. Burnett 3% 25% Flyball: CF (Short CF)
b6 3-2 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  HOU K. Matsui S. Burnett -3% 22% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF-CF); Ausmus to 2B
b6 3-2 1 12- 5,(3-1)  HOU M. Bourn S. Burnett -5% 17% Walk; Ausmus to 3B; Matsui to 2B
John Grabow replaces Sean Burnett pitching and batting 8th
b6 3-2 1 123 6,(1-2)  O HOU L. Berkman J. Grabow 7% 24% Strikeout Swinging
b6 3-2 2 123 2,(0-1)  O HOU C. Lee J. Grabow 6% 30% Flyball: RF (CF-RF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Pirates 2, Astros 3.
Top of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Behind 2-3, Astros' Geoff Geary facing 2-3-4
t7 2-3 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O PIT F. Sanchez G. Geary -4% 26% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B)
t7 2-3 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O PIT R. Doumit G. Geary -3% 23% Strikeout Swinging
t7 2-3 2 --- 3,(2-0)  PIT J. Bay G. Geary 2% 25% Single to LF (Line Drive)
t7 2-3 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  PIT X. Nady G. Geary 4% 29% Single to 3B (Ground Ball to Short 3B Line); Bay to 2B
t7 2-3 2 12- 8,(3-2)  O PIT A. LaRoche G. Geary -8% 21% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 2, Astros 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Astros Batting, Ahead 3-2, Pirates' John Grabow facing 5-6-7
b7 3-2 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU M. Tejada J. Grabow 2% 23% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
b7 3-2 1 --- 3,(1-1)  HOU H. Pence J. Grabow -2% 21% Single to 3B (Ground Ball to Weak 3B)
David Newhan pinch hits for Geoff Geary (P) batting 7th
b7 3-2 1 1-- 7,(1-2)  O HOU D. Newhan J. Grabow 2% 23% Strikeout Swinging
b7 3-2 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  HOU B. Ausmus J. Grabow -2% 21% Single to LF (Ground Ball); Pence to 2B
b7 3-2 2 12- 8,(1-2)  O HOU M. Loretta J. Grabow 4% 25% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 2, Astros 3.
Top of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Behind 2-3, Astros' Doug Brocail facing 7-8-9
Doug Brocail replaces David Newhan (PH) pitching and batting 7th
t8 2-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  PIT J. Bautista D. Brocail 9% 34% Single to SS (Ground Ball to Weak 3B)
Chris Gomez pinch hits for John Grabow (P) batting 8th
t8 2-3 0 1-- 6,(2-2)  O PIT C. Gomez D. Brocail -8% 26% Strikeout Swinging
t8 2-3 1 1-- 5,(1-2)  O PIT J. Wilson D. Brocail -7% 19% Strikeout Looking
t8 2-3 2 1-- 3,(2-0)  PIT N. McLouth D. Brocail 6% 25% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Bautista to 3B
t8 2-3 2 1-3 3,(2-0)  O PIT F. Sanchez D. Brocail -12% 13% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 2, Astros 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Astros Batting, Ahead 3-2, Pirates' Tyler Yates facing 1-2-3
Tyler Yates replaces Chris Gomez (PH) pitching and batting 8th
b8 3-2 0 --- 8,(3-2)  O HOU K. Matsui T. Yates 1% 14% Flyball: LF
b8 3-2 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU M. Bourn T. Yates 1% 15% Bunt Groundout: P-1B (Front of Home)
b8 3-2 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O HOU L. Berkman T. Yates 1% 16% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 2, Astros 3.
Top of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Behind 2-3, Astros' Jose Valverde facing 3-4-5
Jose Valverde replaces Doug Brocail pitching and batting 7th
Darin Erstad replaces Carlos Lee playing LF batting 4th
t9 2-3 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O PIT R. Doumit J. Valverde -7% 9% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
t9 2-3 1 --- 7,(3-2)  R PIT J. Bay J. Valverde 35% 44% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
t9 3-3 1 --- 3,(0-2)  PIT X. Nady J. Valverde 6% 50% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short CF)
t9 3-3 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  RR PIT A. LaRoche J. Valverde 42% 92% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Nady Scores
t9 5-3 1 --- 3,(1-1)  PIT J. Bautista J. Valverde 1% 93% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B)
Jason Michaels pinch hits for Tyler Yates (P) batting 8th
t9 5-3 1 1-- 6,(3-2)  PIT J. Michaels J. Valverde 1% 94% Walk; Bautista to 2B
t9 5-3 1 12- 4,(1-2)  R PIT J. Wilson J. Valverde 3% 97% Single to CF (Line Drive); Bautista Scores; Michaels to 2B
Tim Byrdak replaces Jose Valverde pitching and batting 7th
t9 6-3 1 12- 3,(0-2)  O PIT N. McLouth T. Byrdak -1% 97% Strikeout Looking
t9 6-3 2 12- 2,(1-0)  RRR PIT F. Sanchez T. Byrdak 3% 100% Inside-the-park Home Run to RF (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Michaels Scores; Wilson Scores
t9 9-3 2 --- 7,(2-2)  O PIT R. Doumit T. Byrdak -0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
7 runs, 6 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 9, Astros 3.
Bottom of the 9th, Astros Batting, Behind 3-9, Pirates' Denny Bautista facing 4-5-6
Denny Bautista replaces Jason Michaels (PH) pitching and batting 8th
b9 3-9 0 --- 6,(1-2)  HOU D. Erstad D. Bautista -0% 99% Single to SS (Pop Fly to Short LF)
b9 3-9 0 1-- 5,(0-2)  O HOU M. Tejada D. Bautista 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
b9 3-9 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  HOU H. Pence D. Bautista -0% 100% Wild Pitch; Erstad to 2B
b9 3-9 1 -2- 6,(2-2)  O HOU H. Pence D. Bautista 0% 100% Strikeout Looking
Geoff Blum pinch hits for Tim Byrdak (P) batting 7th
b9 3-9 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  O HOU G. Blum D. Bautista 0% 100% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 9, Astros 3.

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