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Saturday, July 28, 2012, 6:04PM
, Minute Maid Park
Attendance: 34,146, Time of Game: 3:05
Pirates
4
58-42
 Won 4 
2nd, 2 GB
at Astros
3
34-68
 Lost 12 
6th, 27 GB
W: Chris Resop (1-3)
L: C.J. Fick (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Pirates         1  0  0   1  0  1   0  1  0    4  8  0
Astros          0  1  0   0  2  0   0  0  0    3  7  1

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Starling Marte LF 5 0 0 0 0 1 5 .154 .143 .385 .527 20 14 -0.144 1.08 0.000 -0.144 -1.2 0 0
Alex Presley RF 3 1 1 1 1 1 4 .236 .276 .390 .666 15 7 0.015 1.20 0.118 -0.103 0.5 2 0 HR
Andrew McCutchen CF 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .369 .426 .631 1.057 20 10 0.090 1.19 0.129 -0.039 0.4 4 0
Garrett Jones 1B 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .267 .291 .511 .802 12 7 0.409 2.03 0.436 -0.027 2.4 5 0 3B
   Brad Lincoln P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .400 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Jason Grilli P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Neil Walker 2B 3 1 1 1 0 0 4 .290 .359 .436 .794 13 9 0.114 1.86 0.255 -0.141 0.8 5 1 HR,HBP
Pedro Alvarez 3B 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .226 .292 .477 .769 16 9 -0.434 2.29 0.000 -0.434 -2.8 0 2 GDP
Rod Barajas C 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .206 .279 .360 .639 19 13 0.120 1.77 0.204 -0.084 -0.1 9 0
Clint Barmes SS 4 0 2 0 0 1 4 .208 .233 .299 .532 16 12 0.076 0.95 0.101 -0.025 0.5 1 3
Wandy Rodriguez P 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .073 .000 .073 7 5 -0.063 1.65 0.000 -0.063 -0.6 0 0 2·SH
   Chris Resop P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .333 .000 .333 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Casey McGehee 1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .232 .300 .382 .682 2 2 -0.011 0.47 0.000 -0.011 -0.2 1 0
Team Totals 32 4 8 3 2 6 37 .250 .314 .500 .814 140 88 0.172 1.51 1.243 -1.071 -0.3 27 7
3B: G Jones (2, off A Galarraga).
HR: A Presley (8, off A Galarraga, 1st inn, 0 on, 1 out to RF); N Walker (10, off A Galarraga, 4th inn, 0 on, 1 out to RF).
SH: W Rodriguez 2 (7, 1 off A Galarraga, 1 off C Fick).
HBP: N Walker (2, by W Wright).
TB: G Jones 4; A Presley 4; N Walker 4; C Barmes 2; A McCutchen; R Barajas.
GIDP: P Alvarez (6).
RBI: N Walker (48); R Barajas (20); A Presley (16).
2-out RBI: R Barajas.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 10.

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jose Altuve 2B 5 1 2 0 0 1 5 .296 .342 .421 .762 16 10 -0.075 1.77 0.084 -0.160 -0.4 1 3
Matt Downs 1B 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .200 .245 .393 .637 11 6 -0.020 1.61 0.084 -0.104 -0.2 7 0
   C.J. Fick P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Fernando Rodriguez P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Marwin Gonzalez SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .252 .299 .336 .635 4 2 -0.062 2.55 0.000 -0.062 -0.2 0 0
Chris Johnson 3B 4 0 0 0 1 1 5 .279 .329 .428 .757 23 10 -0.122 1.46 0.013 -0.135 -0.7 1 3
J.D. Martinez LF 3 0 0 0 1 2 4 .244 .319 .386 .704 24 15 -0.140 1.34 0.014 -0.153 -0.9 1 1
Justin Maxwell CF 3 1 1 2 1 0 4 .233 .314 .459 .774 14 7 0.295 1.37 0.340 -0.046 1.9 4 0 3B
Ben Francisco RF 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .250 .299 .389 .688 19 12 -0.065 1.68 0.064 -0.129 -0.2 0 0
   Chris Snyder C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .178 .302 .296 .598 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Brian Bixler SS 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 .193 .253 .330 .582 11 5 -0.004 1.46 0.034 -0.038 -0.1 1 1 SH
   Brian Bogusevic PH-RF 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .214 .300 .322 .622 4 3 -0.044 1.82 0.000 -0.044 -0.2 1 0
Carlos Corporan C 4 0 2 1 0 1 4 .409 .458 .727 1.186 11 9 0.060 1.40 0.121 -0.061 0.5 7 1
   Jordan Schafer PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .224 .307 .304 .612 0.031 2.40 0.031 0.000 0.1 SB
   Wilton Lopez P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Armando Galarraga P 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 8 6 -0.101 1.54 0.000 -0.101 -0.9 0 0
   Wesley Wright P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Scott Moore PH-1B 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 .222 .270 .432 .702 9 5 -0.079 2.08 0.018 -0.098 -0.2 4 0
Team Totals 33 3 7 3 5 9 39 .212 .316 .273 .589 154 90 -0.326 1.60 0.803 -1.131 -1.3 27 9
3B: J Maxwell (1, off W Rodriguez).
SH: B Bixler (1, off W Rodriguez).
TB: J Maxwell 3; C Corporan 2; J Altuve 2; S Moore; M Downs.
RBI: J Maxwell 2 (31); C Corporan (6).
2-out RBI: J Maxwell 2.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 2 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 1. C Corporan-M Downs.
PB: C Corporan (2).
E: M Downs (5).
Outfield Assists: J Martinez (G Jones at 3rd base).
Baserunning
SB: J Schafer (25, 2nd base off B Lincoln/R Barajas).

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
Wandy Rodriguez 6 6 3 3 5 5 0 3.82 29 103 57 34 9 14 7 12 5 0 48 -0.087 1.43 -0.1
Chris Resop, W (1-3) 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.10 3 20 12 8 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.086 1.15 0.5
Brad Lincoln, H (5) 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.73 4 16 13 9 1 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0.137 2.28 0.5
Jason Grilli, S (2) 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.86 3 15 8 5 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.192 2.56 0.5
Team Totals 9 7 3 3 5 9 0 3.00 39 154 90 56 12 22 9 16 5 0 48 0 0 0.328 1.60 1.3

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
Armando Galarraga 5 5 3 2 1 5 2 3.60 22 81 52 30 10 12 6 10 2 0 51 -0.144 0.95 -0.6
Wesley Wright, BS (1) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.23 3 10 6 4 1 1 1 1 0 0 2 1 0.057 3.08 0.5
C.J. Fick, L (0-1) 1 2 1 1 1 0 0 6.75 6 25 13 9 1 3 2 3 3 0 0 0 -0.169 2.18 -0.9
Fernando Rodriguez 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 5.90 3 13 9 5 2 2 0 2 1 0 2 1 0.049 3.43 0.8
Wilton Lopez 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.54 3 11 8 5 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0.035 0.47 0.5
Team Totals 9 8 4 3 2 6 2 3.00 37 140 88 53 15 20 11 17 6 0 51 4 2 -0.172 1.51 0.3
A Galarraga faced 2 batters in the 6th inning.
C Fick faced 2 batters in the 8th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: A Galarraga (1).
HBP: W Wright (3; N Walker).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - David Rackley, 1B - Jim Wolf, 2B - Derryl Cousins, 3B - Alan Porter.
Time of Game: 3:05.
Attendance: 34,146.
Start Time Weather: 73° F, Wind 0mph, In Dome.

Starting Lineups

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b5 1-2 2 1-3 2,(0-1)  RR HOU J. Maxwell W. Rodriguez -30% 29% Triple to RF (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Altuve Scores; Downs Scores
t6 2-3 0 123 2,(1-0)  OO PIT P. Alvarez W. Wright -25% 35% Ground Ball Double Play: C-1B (Front of Home); Jones to 3B; Walker to 2B
t8 3-3 2 1-3 3,(1-1)  RO PIT R. Barajas F. Rodriguez 20% 71% Single to LF (Line Drive to Deep SS-3B Hole); McCutchen Scores; Jones out at 3B/LF-3B
t8 3-3 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  PIT G. Jones C. Fick 19% 75% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF); McCutchen to 3B
t8 3-3 1 1-3 6,(2-2)  O PIT P. Alvarez F. Rodriguez -14% 50% Strikeout Looking

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' Armando Galarraga facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O PIT S. Marte A. Galarraga -2% 48% Strikeout Swinging
t1 0-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  R PIT A. Presley A. Galarraga 10% 58% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
t1 1-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O PIT A. McCutchen A. Galarraga -1% 57% Popfly: 1B (Weak 1B)
t1 1-0 2 --- 3,(1-1)  PIT G. Jones A. Galarraga 2% 59% Triple to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF)
t1 1-0 2 --3 3,(1-1)  O PIT N. Walker A. Galarraga -3% 56% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 1, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Astros Batting, Behind 0-1, Pirates' Wandy Rodriguez facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU J. Altuve W. Rodriguez 2% 58% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b1 0-1 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O HOU M. Downs W. Rodriguez 2% 60% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b1 0-1 2 --- 4,(3-0)  HOU C. Johnson W. Rodriguez -1% 59% Walk
b1 0-1 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O HOU J. Martinez W. Rodriguez 2% 61% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 1, Astros 0.
Top of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Ahead 1-0, Astros' Armando Galarraga facing 6-7-8
t2 1-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O PIT P. Alvarez A. Galarraga -2% 59% Flyball: CF (Deep CF-RF)
t2 1-0 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O PIT R. Barajas A. Galarraga -1% 57% Strikeout Swinging
t2 1-0 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O PIT C. Barmes A. Galarraga -1% 56% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Behind 0-1, Pirates' Wandy Rodriguez facing 5-6-7
b2 0-1 0 --- 5,(3-1)  HOU J. Maxwell W. Rodriguez -4% 52% Walk
b2 0-1 0 1-- 6,(3-2)  HOU B. Francisco W. Rodriguez -6% 46% Walk; Maxwell to 2B
b2 0-1 0 12- 1,(0-0)  O HOU B. Bixler W. Rodriguez 1% 46% Bunt Groundout: 3B-2B/Sacrifice (Short 3B Line); Maxwell to 3B; Francisco to 2B
b2 0-1 1 -23 1,(0-0)  R HOU C. Corporan W. Rodriguez -9% 38% Single to LF (Line Drive to Deep SS-3B Hole); Maxwell Scores; Francisco to 3B
b2 1-1 1 1-3 5,(2-2)  O HOU A. Galarraga W. Rodriguez 7% 45% Strikeout Swinging
b2 1-1 2 1-3 5,(2-2)  O HOU J. Altuve W. Rodriguez 5% 50% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak SS)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 1, Astros 1.
Top of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Tied 1-1, Astros' Armando Galarraga facing 9-1-2
t3 1-1 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O PIT W. Rodriguez A. Galarraga -2% 48% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 1-1 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O PIT S. Marte A. Galarraga -2% 46% Flyball: CF (Short CF)
t3 1-1 2 --- 5,(3-1)  PIT A. Presley A. Galarraga 1% 47% Walk
t3 1-1 2 1-- 8,(3-2)  O PIT A. McCutchen A. Galarraga -3% 45% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 1, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Tied 1-1, Pirates' Wandy Rodriguez facing 2-3-4
b3 1-1 0 --- 3,(2-0)  O HOU M. Downs W. Rodriguez 2% 47% Flyball: CF (Deep SS-2B)
b3 1-1 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O HOU C. Johnson W. Rodriguez 2% 49% Lineout: 2B (SS-2B)
b3 1-1 2 --- 7,(3-2)  HOU J. Martinez W. Rodriguez -1% 47% Walk
b3 1-1 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  O HOU J. Maxwell W. Rodriguez 3% 50% Lineout: SS (Weak SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 1, Astros 1.
Top of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Tied 1-1, Astros' Armando Galarraga facing 4-5-6
t4 1-1 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O PIT G. Jones A. Galarraga -3% 47% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak SS)
t4 1-1 1 --- 2,(1-0)  R PIT N. Walker A. Galarraga 13% 61% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
t4 2-1 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O PIT P. Alvarez A. Galarraga -2% 59% Strikeout Swinging
t4 2-1 2 --- 6,(1-2)  O PIT R. Barajas A. Galarraga -1% 58% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak 3B)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 2, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-2, Pirates' Wandy Rodriguez facing 6-7-8
b4 1-2 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O HOU B. Francisco W. Rodriguez 3% 61% Strikeout Swinging
b4 1-2 1 --- 5,(3-1)  HOU B. Bixler W. Rodriguez -3% 58% Walk
b4 1-2 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  O HOU C. Corporan W. Rodriguez 4% 62% Flyball: CF
b4 1-2 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  O HOU A. Galarraga W. Rodriguez 3% 65% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 2, Astros 1.
Top of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 2-1, Astros' Armando Galarraga facing 8-9-1
t5 2-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  PIT C. Barmes A. Galarraga 4% 68% Single to RF (Line Drive to Deep 2B)
t5 2-1 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  O PIT W. Rodriguez A. Galarraga -2% 67% Bunt Groundout: 1B unassisted/Sacrifice (Short 1B Line); Barmes to 2B
t5 2-1 1 -2- 1,(0-0)  O PIT S. Marte A. Galarraga -4% 63% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t5 2-1 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  PIT A. Presley A. Galarraga 0% 64% Wild Pitch; Barmes to 3B
t5 2-1 2 --3 5,(2-2)  O PIT A. Presley A. Galarraga -4% 59% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 2, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-2, Pirates' Wandy Rodriguez facing 1-2-3
b5 1-2 0 --- 1,(0-0)  HOU J. Altuve W. Rodriguez -6% 54% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep SS-2B)
b5 1-2 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  HOU M. Downs W. Rodriguez -8% 45% Single to SS (Ground Ball to Weak SS); Altuve to 2B
b5 1-2 0 12- 4,(2-1)  O HOU C. Johnson W. Rodriguez 4% 49% Flyball: CF (Deep CF); Altuve to 3B
b5 1-2 1 1-3 3,(1-1)  O HOU J. Martinez W. Rodriguez 10% 59% Flyball: RF (Deep 2B)
b5 1-2 2 1-3 2,(0-1)  RR HOU J. Maxwell W. Rodriguez -30% 29% Triple to RF (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Altuve Scores; Downs Scores
b5 3-2 2 --3 2,(1-0)  O HOU B. Francisco W. Rodriguez 4% 33% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 2, Astros 3.
Top of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Behind 2-3, Astros' Armando Galarraga facing 3-4-5
t6 2-3 0 --- 4,(3-0)  PIT A. McCutchen A. Galarraga 6% 39% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF)
t6 2-3 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  PIT G. Jones A. Galarraga 9% 48% Reached on E3 (throw to 2B)/attempted forceout (Ground Ball to 2B-1B); McCutchen to 2B
Wesley Wright replaces Armando Galarraga pitching and batting 9th
t6 2-3 0 12- 4,(0-2)  PIT N. Walker W. Wright 12% 60% Hit By Pitch; McCutchen to 3B; Jones to 2B
t6 2-3 0 123 2,(1-0)  OO PIT P. Alvarez W. Wright -25% 35% Ground Ball Double Play: C-1B (Front of Home); Jones to 3B; Walker to 2B
t6 2-3 2 -23 1,(0-0)  R PIT R. Barajas W. Wright 13% 49% Passed Ball; Jones Scores/unER; Walker to 3B
t6 3-3 2 --3 4,(2-1)  O PIT R. Barajas W. Wright -6% 43% Popfly: 2B (Deep 1B)
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Pirates 3, Astros 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Astros Batting, Tied 3-3, Pirates' Wandy Rodriguez facing 7-8-9
b6 3-3 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU B. Bixler W. Rodriguez 3% 46% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
b6 3-3 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O HOU C. Corporan W. Rodriguez 2% 48% Strikeout Swinging
Scott Moore pinch hits for Wesley Wright (P) batting 9th
b6 3-3 2 --- 5,(2-2)  HOU S. Moore W. Rodriguez -2% 47% Single to 2B (Ground Ball)
b6 3-3 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  HOU J. Altuve W. Rodriguez -3% 44% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF); Moore to 2B
b6 3-3 2 12- 3,(1-1)  O HOU M. Downs W. Rodriguez 6% 50% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 3, Astros 3.
Top of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Tied 3-3, Astros' C.J. Fick facing 8-9-1
C.J. Fick replaces Matt Downs (1B) pitching and batting 2nd
Scott Moore moves from PH to 1B
t7 3-3 0 --- 5,(2-2)  PIT C. Barmes C. Fick 6% 56% Single to RF (Line Drive to Deep 2B)
t7 3-3 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O PIT W. Rodriguez C. Fick -2% 54% Bunt Groundout: 1B unassisted/Sacrifice (Short 1B Line); Barmes to 2B
t7 3-3 1 -2- 5,(2-2)  O PIT S. Marte C. Fick -6% 48% Lineout: CF (Short CF)
t7 3-3 2 -2- 4,(2-1)  O PIT A. Presley C. Fick -6% 41% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 3, Astros 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Astros Batting, Tied 3-3, Pirates' Chris Resop facing 3-4-5
Chris Resop replaces Wandy Rodriguez pitching and batting 9th
b7 3-3 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O HOU C. Johnson C. Resop 4% 45% Flyball: RF
b7 3-3 1 --- 10,(3-2)  O HOU J. Martinez C. Resop 3% 48% Strikeout Swinging
b7 3-3 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O HOU J. Maxwell C. Resop 2% 50% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 3, Astros 3.
Top of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Tied 3-3, Astros' C.J. Fick facing 3-4-5
t8 3-3 0 --- 7,(3-2)  PIT A. McCutchen C. Fick 7% 57% Walk
t8 3-3 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  PIT G. Jones C. Fick 19% 75% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF); McCutchen to 3B
Fernando Rodriguez replaces C.J. Fick pitching and batting 2nd
t8 3-3 0 1-3 4,(1-2)  O PIT N. Walker F. Rodriguez -11% 65% Popfly: SS (Deep SS)
t8 3-3 1 1-3 6,(2-2)  O PIT P. Alvarez F. Rodriguez -14% 50% Strikeout Looking
t8 3-3 2 1-3 3,(1-1)  RO PIT R. Barajas F. Rodriguez 20% 71% Single to LF (Line Drive to Deep SS-3B Hole); McCutchen Scores; Jones out at 3B/LF-3B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 4, Astros 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Astros Batting, Behind 3-4, Pirates' Brad Lincoln facing 6-7-8
Brad Lincoln replaces Garrett Jones (1B) pitching and batting 4th
Casey McGehee replaces Chris Resop (P) playing 1B batting 9th
b8 3-4 0 --- 5,(0-2)  O HOU B. Francisco B. Lincoln 6% 77% Popfly: 2B
Brian Bogusevic pinch hits for Brian Bixler (SS) batting 7th
b8 3-4 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU B. Bogusevic B. Lincoln 4% 81% Strikeout Swinging
b8 3-4 2 --- 3,(0-2)  HOU C. Corporan B. Lincoln -4% 78% Single to CF (Fly Ball to Short CF)
Jordan Schafer pinch runs for Carlos Corporan (C) batting 8th
b8 3-4 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  HOU S. Moore B. Lincoln -3% 75% Schafer Steals 2B
b8 3-4 2 -2- 4,(2-1)  O HOU S. Moore B. Lincoln 10% 84% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B-1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 4, Astros 3.
Top of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 4-3, Astros' Wilton Lopez facing 8-9-1
Wilton Lopez replaces Jordan Schafer (PR) pitching and batting 8th
Chris Snyder replaces Ben Francisco (RF) playing C batting 6th
Marwin Gonzalez replaces Fernando Rodriguez (P) playing SS batting 2nd
Brian Bogusevic moves from PH to RF
t9 4-3 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O PIT C. Barmes W. Lopez -2% 83% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t9 4-3 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O PIT C. McGehee W. Lopez -1% 82% Flyball: RF (Short CF-RF)
t9 4-3 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O PIT S. Marte W. Lopez -1% 81% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 4, Astros 3.
Bottom of the 9th, Astros Batting, Behind 3-4, Pirates' Jason Grilli facing 1-2-3
Jason Grilli replaces Brad Lincoln pitching and batting 4th
b9 3-4 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O HOU J. Altuve J. Grilli 9% 89% Strikeout Swinging
b9 3-4 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O HOU M. Gonzalez J. Grilli 6% 96% Groundout: P-1B
b9 3-4 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU C. Johnson J. Grilli 4% 100% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 4, Astros 3.

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