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7
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Wednesday, July 23, 2008, 1:07PM
, Minute Maid Park
Attendance: 36,091, Time of Game: 3:24
Pirates
8
47-54
 Won 3 
5th, 12 GB
at Astros
7
46-55
 Lost 4 
6th, 13 GB
L: Geoff Geary (2-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Pirates         4  1  1   0  0  0   2  0  0    8 14  0
Astros          3  1  1   1  0  0   1  0  0    7 11  1

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Nate McLouth CF 3 2 1 0 2 1 .280 .885 17 8 0.110 0.93 0.134 -0.024 1.4 4 0 IW
Freddy Sanchez 2B 5 1 2 1 0 2 .241 .602 14 11 0.048 1.20 0.176 -0.128 0.6 4 1 2B,GDP
Ryan Doumit C 4 1 1 1 0 0 .322 .917 21 15 -0.032 1.09 0.059 -0.091 -0.7 9 1 SF
Jason Bay LF 5 1 1 2 0 0 .288 .915 24 15 0.043 1.15 0.155 -0.112 0.7 1 0 HR
Xavier Nady RF 5 2 2 0 0 0 .328 .908 17 14 0.021 0.89 0.073 -0.052 0.0 0 0
Adam LaRoche 1B 4 1 2 0 1 0 .261 .787 20 10 0.128 1.27 0.175 -0.047 1.0 7 0 2B
Doug Mientkiewicz 3B 4 0 4 2 1 0 .274 .744 15 10 0.287 1.46 0.287 0.000 2.7 2 1 2B
   Damaso Marte P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Ian Snell P 2 0 1 1 0 0 .188 .431 7 5 0.060 0.96 0.068 -0.009 0.9 0 0
   T.J. Beam P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Chris Gomez PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .301 .672 1 1 -0.069 1.59 0.000 -0.069 -0.5 GDP
   Franquelis Osoria P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .400 .800 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Jason Michaels PH 1 0 0 1 0 0 .228 .650 3 2 0.026 2.59 0.026 0.000 -0.1
   Tyler Yates P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   John Grabow P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Jose Bautista PH-3B 1 0 0 0 0 1 .248 .730 6 4 -0.042 1.44 0.000 -0.042 -0.6 0 1
Jack Wilson SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 .275 .650 12 8 -0.139 1.14 0.000 -0.139 -1.8 0 4
Team Totals 39 8 14 8 4 5 .359 .922 157 103 0.441 1.18 1.153 -0.713 3.5 27 8
2B: D Mientkiewicz (11, off B Moehler); F Sanchez (16, off B Moehler); A LaRoche (21, off B Moehler).
HR: J Bay (21, off B Moehler; 1st inn, 1 on, 1 out to LF-CF).
SF: R Doumit (2, off B Moehler).
IBB: N McLouth (6, by C Sampson).
TB: D Mientkiewicz 5; J Bay 4; F Sanchez 3; A LaRoche 3; X Nady 2; N McLouth; R Doumit; I Snell.
GIDP: C Gomez (2); F Sanchez (10).
RBI: D Mientkiewicz 2 (17); J Bay 2 (59); J Michaels (35); R Doumit (34); F Sanchez (42); I Snell (1).
2-out RBI: I Snell.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 4 for 14.
Fielding
DP: 1. D Mientkiewicz-A LaRoche.

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Kazuo Matsui 2B 2 3 1 1 3 0 .280 .730 18 6 0.269 1.28 0.302 -0.033 2.1 3 3 HR,SB
Michael Bourn CF 4 1 2 0 0 0 .226 .579 15 11 -0.036 1.58 0.075 -0.111 0.1 2 0 SB,SH
Lance Berkman 1B 3 1 1 1 2 1 .338 1.063 31 16 0.082 1.78 0.197 -0.115 1.3 12 0
Carlos Lee LF 5 0 1 0 0 1 .304 .897 20 14 -0.178 2.13 0.068 -0.245 -1.4 0 0
Mark Loretta SS 5 1 3 2 0 1 .264 .702 20 14 0.152 2.12 0.266 -0.114 2.0 2 4
Hunter Pence RF 5 0 0 1 0 0 .262 .719 12 9 -0.325 1.96 0.013 -0.338 -1.8 1 0 SB,GDP
Ty Wigginton 3B 3 1 1 0 2 1 .271 .810 23 11 0.041 1.27 0.104 -0.063 -0.1 2 4 2B
Brad Ausmus C 3 0 1 1 0 1 .229 .597 17 11 0.061 1.11 0.107 -0.046 0.6 4 0 2B
   Geoff Blum PH 1 0 1 1 0 0 .217 .609 3 1 0.138 2.89 0.138 0.000 1.0
   Wesley Wright P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Doug Brocail P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Miguel Tejada PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .275 .731 4 3 -0.097 3.47 0.000 -0.097 -0.2
Brian Moehler P 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .154 4 3 -0.017 0.67 0.000 -0.017 -0.2 0 0
   Chris Sampson P 1 0 0 0 0 1 .143 .325 4 3 -0.039 1.39 0.000 -0.039 -0.3 0 0
   David Newhan PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .259 .693 2 1 -0.015 0.58 0.000 -0.015 -0.1
   Geoff Geary P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Darin Erstad PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .276 .710 2 2 -0.094 3.67 0.000 -0.094 -0.4
   Humberto Quintero C 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .489 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Team Totals 36 7 11 7 7 8 .306 .863 175 105 -0.058 1.73 1.270 -1.327 2.6 27 11
2B: T Wigginton (15, off I Snell); B Ausmus (8, off I Snell).
HR: K Matsui (2, off I Snell; 2nd inn, 0 on, 2 outs to RF).
SH: M Bourn (5, off J Grabow).
TB: K Matsui 4; M Loretta 3; B Ausmus 2; M Bourn 2; T Wigginton 2; C Lee; G Blum; L Berkman.
GIDP: H Pence (7).
RBI: M Loretta 2 (27); H Pence (50); L Berkman (74); G Blum (21); B Ausmus (16); K Matsui (20).
2-out RBI: B Ausmus; K Matsui; G Blum.
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 4 for 14.
Fielding
DP: 2. K Matsui-M Loretta-L Berkman 2.
E: L Berkman (3).
Baserunning
SB: K Matsui (17, 2nd base off T Beam/R Doumit); M Bourn (33, 2nd base off I Snell/R Doumit); H Pence (7, 2nd base off I Snell/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
Ian Snell 3 6 5 5 3 6 1 6.10 18 85 52 27 9 16 2 7 2 0 30 -0.306 1.21 -3.5
T.J. Beam 1 2 1 1 1 0 0 6.00 6 23 13 11 2 0 1 4 1 0 0 0 -0.076 1.56 -0.5
Franquelis Osoria, W (4-3) 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 6.12 6 21 15 9 3 3 3 2 1 0 0 0 0.141 0.93 1.0
Tyler Yates, H (12) 0.2 3 1 1 1 0 0 4.11 5 16 7 5 1 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 -0.131 2.51 -0.9
John Grabow, H (9) 1.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 3.08 5 17 10 6 1 3 2 2 0 0 2 0 0.234 3.42 0.9
Damaso Marte, S (5) 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 3.47 4 13 8 4 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.198 2.83 0.5
Team Totals 9 11 7 7 7 8 1 7.00 44 175 105 62 17 26 13 16 5 0 30 2 0 0.060 1.73 -2.6

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
Brian Moehler 2.1 9 6 5 0 0 1 4.45 17 51 39 31 1 7 5 12 3 0 17 -0.511 0.96 -5.5
Chris Sampson 2.2 1 0 0 1 1 0 4.59 9 33 21 13 2 6 4 3 0 0 1 0 0.194 1.03 1.9
Geoff Geary, L (2-2) 2 3 2 2 1 3 0 2.45 10 38 24 11 5 8 2 4 1 0 0 0 -0.212 2.02 -1.0
Wesley Wright 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 4.71 3 13 6 2 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.051 0.91 0.5
Doug Brocail 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 3.61 5 22 13 6 4 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 0.037 0.80 0.5
Team Totals 9 14 8 7 4 5 1 7.00 44 157 103 63 13 27 13 22 4 0 17 1 0 -0.441 1.18 -3.6
Balks: None.
WP: I Snell (7); D Brocail (1).
HBP: None.
IBB: C Sampson (1; N McLouth).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Chris Tiller, 1B - Tim Timmons, 2B - Fieldin Culbreth, 3B - Jim Reynolds.
Time of Game: 3:24.
Attendance: Not Given.
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 Mark Loretta SS
6 Adam LaRoche 1B 6 Hunter Pence RF
7 Doug Mientkiewicz 3B 7 Ty Wigginton 3B
8 Ian Snell P 8 Brad Ausmus C
9 Jack Wilson SS 9 Brian Moehler P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b7 6-8 0 12- 2,(1-0)  OO HOU H. Pence T. Yates 20% 82% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-1B (Weak 3B); Loretta to 2B
t1 1-0 1 1-- 3,(2-0)  RR PIT J. Bay B. Moehler 15% 76% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Sanchez Scores
t7 6-6 1 123 1,(0-0)  R PIT D. Mientkiewicz G. Geary 14% 80% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Doumit Scores; Nady to 3B; LaRoche to 2B
b7 6-8 2 12- 3,(2-0)  R HOU G. Blum T. Yates -14% 66% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Loretta Scores; Wigginton to 2B
b1 0-4 1 123 10,(3-2)  RR HOU M. Loretta I. Snell -14% 59% Single to LF (Line Drive); Matsui Scores; Bourn Scores; Berkman to 3B

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' Brian Moehler facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  PIT N. McLouth B. Moehler 4% 54% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t1 0-0 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  PIT F. Sanchez B. Moehler 9% 62% Single to RF (Fly Ball to Short RF Line); McLouth to 3B
t1 0-0 0 1-3 2,(0-1)  RO PIT R. Doumit B. Moehler -2% 60% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; McLouth Scores
t1 1-0 1 1-- 3,(2-0)  RR PIT J. Bay B. Moehler 15% 76% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Sanchez Scores
t1 3-0 1 --- 5,(0-2)  PIT X. Nady B. Moehler 1% 77% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF)
t1 3-0 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  O PIT A. LaRoche B. Moehler -2% 75% Lineout: 3B (Weak 3B)
t1 3-0 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  PIT D. Mientkiewicz B. Moehler 1% 77% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF-CF); Nady to 2B
t1 3-0 2 12- 4,(2-1)  R PIT I. Snell B. Moehler 7% 83% Single to CF (Fly Ball to CF-RF); Nady Scores; Mientkiewicz to 3B
t1 4-0 2 1-3 3,(2-0)  O PIT J. Wilson B. Moehler -2% 81% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
4 runs, 6 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 4, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Astros Batting, Behind 0-4, Pirates' Ian Snell facing 1-2-3
b1 0-4 0 --- 5,(3-1)  HOU K. Matsui I. Snell -3% 78% Walk
b1 0-4 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  HOU M. Bourn I. Snell -5% 73% Single to LF (Ground Ball); Matsui to 2B
b1 0-4 0 12- 5,(3-1)  HOU L. Berkman I. Snell -7% 66% Walk; Matsui to 3B; Bourn to 2B
b1 0-4 0 123 5,(1-2)  O HOU C. Lee I. Snell 6% 72% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B-1B)
b1 0-4 1 123 10,(3-2)  RR HOU M. Loretta I. Snell -14% 59% Single to LF (Line Drive); Matsui Scores; Bourn Scores; Berkman to 3B
b1 2-4 1 1-3 1,(0-0)  RO HOU H. Pence I. Snell -0% 58% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak SS); Berkman Scores
b1 3-4 2 1-- 6,(2-2)  HOU T. Wigginton I. Snell -1% 57% Pence Steals 2B
b1 3-4 2 -2- 7,(3-2)  O HOU T. Wigginton I. Snell 3% 61% Strikeout Swinging
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 4, Astros 3.
Top of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Ahead 4-3, Astros' Brian Moehler facing 1-2-3
t2 4-3 0 --- 2,(0-1)  PIT N. McLouth B. Moehler 6% 66% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball); McLouth to 2B
t2 4-3 0 -2- 1,(0-0)  R PIT F. Sanchez B. Moehler 9% 75% Double to RF (Fly Ball to Deep RF); McLouth Scores/unER
t2 5-3 0 -2- 5,(1-2)  O PIT R. Doumit B. Moehler -3% 72% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B)
t2 5-3 1 -2- 3,(0-2)  O PIT J. Bay B. Moehler -2% 69% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B); Sanchez to 3B
t2 5-3 2 --3 2,(0-1)  O PIT X. Nady B. Moehler -3% 66% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Pirates 5, Astros 3.
Bottom of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Behind 3-5, Pirates' Ian Snell facing 8-9-1
b2 3-5 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O HOU B. Ausmus I. Snell 2% 69% Strikeout Swinging
b2 3-5 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU B. Moehler I. Snell 2% 71% Strikeout Looking
b2 3-5 2 --- 2,(0-1)  R HOU K. Matsui I. Snell -10% 60% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
b2 4-5 2 --- 4,(2-1)  HOU M. Bourn I. Snell -1% 59% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
b2 4-5 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  HOU L. Berkman I. Snell -1% 58% Bourn Steals 2B
b2 4-5 2 -2- 6,(3-2)  HOU L. Berkman I. Snell -1% 57% Walk
b2 4-5 2 12- 4,(1-2)  O HOU C. Lee I. Snell 5% 61% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 5, Astros 4.
Top of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Ahead 5-4, Astros' Brian Moehler facing 6-7-8
t3 5-4 0 --- 4,(2-1)  PIT A. LaRoche B. Moehler 6% 67% Ground-rule Double (Fly Ball to Deep RF Line)
t3 5-4 0 -2- 4,(1-2)  R PIT D. Mientkiewicz B. Moehler 9% 76% Double to RF (Fly Ball to Deep RF Line); LaRoche Scores
t3 6-4 0 -2- 3,(0-2)  O PIT I. Snell B. Moehler -1% 76% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS); Mientkiewicz to 3B
Chris Sampson replaces Brian Moehler pitching and batting 9th
t3 6-4 1 --3 3,(0-2)  O PIT J. Wilson C. Sampson -5% 71% Popfly: 3B (Front of Home)
t3 6-4 2 --3 4,(3-0)  PIT N. McLouth C. Sampson 1% 72% Intentional Walk
t3 6-4 2 1-3 5,(2-2)  O PIT F. Sanchez C. Sampson -4% 68% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 6, Astros 4.
Bottom of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Behind 4-6, Pirates' Ian Snell facing 5-6-7
b3 4-6 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU M. Loretta I. Snell 3% 71% Strikeout Looking
b3 4-6 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU H. Pence I. Snell 2% 72% Popfly: 2B
b3 4-6 2 --- 1,(0-0)  HOU T. Wigginton I. Snell -2% 70% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
b3 4-6 2 -2- 4,(0-2)  HOU B. Ausmus I. Snell -0% 69% Wild Pitch; Wigginton to 3B
b3 4-6 2 --3 8,(3-2)  R HOU B. Ausmus I. Snell -11% 59% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Wigginton Scores
b3 5-6 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  O HOU C. Sampson I. Snell 4% 63% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 6, Astros 5.
Top of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 6-5, Astros' Chris Sampson facing 3-4-5
t4 6-5 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O PIT R. Doumit C. Sampson -2% 60% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t4 6-5 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O PIT J. Bay C. Sampson -2% 59% Flyball: RF (CF-RF)
t4 6-5 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O PIT X. Nady C. Sampson -1% 58% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 6, Astros 5.
Bottom of the 4th, Astros Batting, Behind 5-6, Pirates' T.J. Beam facing 1-2-3
T.J. Beam replaces Ian Snell pitching and batting 8th
b4 5-6 0 --- 5,(3-1)  HOU K. Matsui T. Beam -5% 53% Walk
b4 5-6 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O HOU M. Bourn T. Beam 5% 57% Flyball: CF
b4 5-6 1 1-- 7,(2-2)  HOU L. Berkman T. Beam -2% 55% Matsui Steals 2B
b4 5-6 1 -2- 9,(3-2)  R HOU L. Berkman T. Beam -11% 44% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF); Matsui Scores
b4 6-6 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  O HOU C. Lee T. Beam 3% 47% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b4 6-6 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  HOU M. Loretta T. Beam -2% 45% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Berkman to 2B
b4 6-6 2 12- 1,(0-0)  O HOU H. Pence T. Beam 5% 50% Foul Popfly: C (Behind Home)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 6, Astros 6.
Top of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Tied 6-6, Astros' Chris Sampson facing 6-7-8
t5 6-6 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O PIT A. LaRoche C. Sampson -3% 47% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 6-6 1 --- 1,(0-0)  PIT D. Mientkiewicz C. Sampson 3% 50% Single to CF (Fly Ball to CF-RF)
Chris Gomez pinch hits for T.J. Beam (P) batting 8th
t5 6-6 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  OO PIT C. Gomez C. Sampson -7% 43% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 6, Astros 6.
Bottom of the 5th, Astros Batting, Tied 6-6, Pirates' Franquelis Osoria facing 7-8-9
Franquelis Osoria replaces Chris Gomez (PH) pitching and batting 8th
b5 6-6 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU T. Wigginton F. Osoria 3% 46% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b5 6-6 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU B. Ausmus F. Osoria 2% 49% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
David Newhan pinch hits for Chris Sampson (P) batting 9th
b5 6-6 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O HOU D. Newhan F. Osoria 1% 50% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 6, Astros 6.
Top of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Tied 6-6, Astros' Geoff Geary facing 9-1-2
Geoff Geary replaces David Newhan (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t6 6-6 0 --- 3,(2-0)  O PIT J. Wilson G. Geary -3% 47% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
t6 6-6 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O PIT N. McLouth G. Geary -2% 44% Strikeout Swinging
t6 6-6 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O PIT F. Sanchez G. Geary -2% 43% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 6, Astros 6.
Bottom of the 6th, Astros Batting, Tied 6-6, Pirates' Franquelis Osoria facing 1-2-3
b6 6-6 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU K. Matsui F. Osoria 3% 46% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b6 6-6 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU M. Bourn F. Osoria 2% 48% Lineout: 1B (2B-1B)
b6 6-6 2 --- 6,(2-2)  O HOU L. Berkman F. Osoria 2% 50% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 6, Astros 6.
Top of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Tied 6-6, Astros' Geoff Geary facing 3-4-5
t7 6-6 0 --- 4,(1-2)  PIT R. Doumit G. Geary 6% 56% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t7 6-6 0 1-- 6,(2-2)  O PIT J. Bay G. Geary -6% 50% Popfly: 2B (2B-1B)
t7 6-6 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  PIT X. Nady G. Geary 6% 56% Single to LF (Fly Ball to Short LF); Doumit to 2B
t7 6-6 1 12- 5,(3-1)  PIT A. LaRoche G. Geary 10% 66% Walk; Doumit to 3B; Nady to 2B
t7 6-6 1 123 1,(0-0)  R PIT D. Mientkiewicz G. Geary 14% 80% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Doumit Scores; Nady to 3B; LaRoche to 2B
Jason Michaels pinch hits for Franquelis Osoria (P) batting 8th
t7 7-6 1 123 3,(1-1)  RO PIT J. Michaels G. Geary 3% 82% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak SS); Nady Scores; LaRoche to 3B
t7 8-6 2 1-3 3,(0-2)  O PIT J. Wilson G. Geary -3% 79% Strikeout Swinging
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 8, Astros 6.
Bottom of the 7th, Astros Batting, Behind 6-8, Pirates' Tyler Yates facing 4-5-6
Tyler Yates replaces Jason Michaels (PH) pitching and batting 8th
b7 6-8 0 --- 2,(1-0)  HOU C. Lee T. Yates -7% 72% Single to RF (Ground Ball)
b7 6-8 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  HOU M. Loretta T. Yates -11% 61% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF); Lee to 2B
b7 6-8 0 12- 2,(1-0)  OO HOU H. Pence T. Yates 20% 82% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-1B (Weak 3B); Loretta to 2B
b7 6-8 2 -2- 6,(3-2)  HOU T. Wigginton T. Yates -2% 79% Walk
Geoff Blum pinch hits for Brad Ausmus (C) batting 8th
b7 6-8 2 12- 3,(2-0)  R HOU G. Blum T. Yates -14% 66% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Loretta Scores; Wigginton to 2B
John Grabow replaces Tyler Yates pitching and batting 8th
Darin Erstad pinch hits for Geoff Geary (P) batting 9th
b7 7-8 2 12- 2,(0-1)  O HOU D. Erstad J. Grabow 9% 75% Groundout: 3B unassisted/Forceout at 3B (Weak 3B); Blum to 2B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 8, Astros 7.
Top of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 8-7, Astros' Wesley Wright facing 1-2-3
Wesley Wright replaces Geoff Blum (PH) pitching and batting 8th
Humberto Quintero replaces Darin Erstad (PH) playing C batting 9th
t8 8-7 0 --- 5,(3-1)  PIT N. McLouth W. Wright 3% 78% Walk
t8 8-7 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  OO PIT F. Sanchez W. Wright -7% 71% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
t8 8-7 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O PIT R. Doumit W. Wright -1% 70% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 8, Astros 7.
Bottom of the 8th, Astros Batting, Behind 7-8, Pirates' John Grabow facing 1-2-3
b8 7-8 0 --- 4,(3-0)  HOU K. Matsui J. Grabow -10% 60% Walk
b8 7-8 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  O HOU M. Bourn J. Grabow 4% 64% Bunt Groundout: C-2B/Sacrifice (Front of Home); Matsui to 2B
b8 7-8 1 -2- 5,(2-2)  O HOU L. Berkman J. Grabow 10% 74% Flyball: CF
b8 7-8 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  O HOU C. Lee J. Grabow 10% 84% Flyball: LF (Short LF-CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 8, Astros 7.
Top of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 8-7, Astros' Doug Brocail facing 4-5-6
Doug Brocail replaces Wesley Wright pitching and batting 8th
t9 8-7 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O PIT J. Bay D. Brocail -2% 82% Groundout: 3B-1B
t9 8-7 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O PIT X. Nady D. Brocail -1% 81% Popfly: 1B
t9 8-7 2 --- 1,(0-0)  PIT A. LaRoche D. Brocail 1% 82% Single to CF (Fly Ball to Short CF)
t9 8-7 2 1-- 7,(3-2)  PIT D. Mientkiewicz D. Brocail 1% 83% Walk; LaRoche to 2B
Jose Bautista pinch hits for John Grabow (P) batting 8th
t9 8-7 2 12- 5,(1-2)  PIT J. Bautista D. Brocail 1% 84% Wild Pitch; LaRoche to 3B; Mientkiewicz to 2B
t9 8-7 2 -23 6,(2-2)  O PIT J. Bautista D. Brocail -4% 80% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 8, Astros 7.
Bottom of the 9th, Astros Batting, Behind 7-8, Pirates' Damaso Marte facing 5-6-7
Damaso Marte replaces Doug Mientkiewicz (3B) pitching and batting 7th
Jose Bautista moves from PH to 3B
b9 7-8 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU M. Loretta D. Marte 9% 89% Groundout: 3B-1B
b9 7-8 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O HOU H. Pence D. Marte 6% 95% Groundout: 2B-1B
b9 7-8 2 --- 5,(3-1)  HOU T. Wigginton D. Marte -5% 90% Walk
Miguel Tejada pinch hits for Doug Brocail (P) batting 8th
b9 7-8 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O HOU M. Tejada D. Marte 10% 100% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 8, Astros 7.

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